SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 23, 2013
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
2244 Walnut Grove Avenue
(P.O. Box 800)
Rosemead, California 91770
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Item 8.01 Other Events
On January 23, 2013, SCE Trust II, a statutory trust formed under the laws of the State of Delaware (the “Trust”) by Southern California Edison Company (the “Company”) agreed to sell 16,000,000 of the Trust's 5.10% Trust Preference Securities, liquidation amount of $25 per such security (the “Trust Preference Securities”), representing undivided beneficial ownership interests in the assets of the Trust. The Trust Preference Securities are guaranteed by the Company on a subordinated basis (the “Guarantee”). The proceeds from the sale of the Trust Preference Securities, together with the proceeds from the sale by the Trust of its common securities to the Company, were used by the Trust to purchase shares of the Company's Series G Preference Stock (the “Preference Shares”). The offering relates to the registration statement on Form S-3 filed by the Company and the Trust (File No. 333-183045).
The offering is more fully described in the prospectus dated January 23, 2013 and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 24, 2013.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
See the Exhibit Index below.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON COMPANY
/s/ Mark C. Clarke
Mark C. Clarke
Vice President and Controller
Date: January 29, 2013
Underwriting Agreement among the Company, the Trust and the underwriters named therein dated as of January 23, 2013.
Certificate of Determination of Preferences of the Company's Series G Preference Shares
Amended and Restated Declaration of Trust of SCE Trust II, dated January 29, 2013, among the Company (as Sponsor), The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A. (as Institutional Trustee), BNY Mellon Trust of Delaware (as Delaware Trustee) and the Administrative Trustees named therein.
Guarantee Agreement, dated January 29, 2013, by the Company.
Specimen Trust Preferred Security Certificate (included in 4.2).
Opinion of Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A., dated January 29, 2013, regarding validity of the Trust Preference Securities (including the consent of such counsel).
Opinion of Barbara E. Mathews, dated January 29, 2013, regarding validity of the Series G Preference Shares (including the consent of such counsel).
Opinion of Munger, Tolles & Olson, LLP, dated January 29, 2013, regarding the validity of the Guarantee (including the consent of such counsel).
Opinion of Munger, Tolles & Olson, LLP, dated January 29, 2013, regarding certain tax matters (including the consent of such counsel).
Statement re Computation of Ratios to Earnings to Fixed Charges and Preferred Equity Dividends
Statement re Computation of Ratios of Earnings to Fixed Charges