Dollar High Grade Corporate: Cenovus Energy

Issuer: Cenovus Energy
Size: $3.5 billion
Issue date: Sept 15, 2009
Ratings: Baa2/BBB+ (Moody’s, S&P)
Maturity: Sept 15, 2014, Oct 15, 2019, Nov 15, 2039
Coupon: 4.5% (5yr, 212bp over UST), 5.7% (10yr, T+225bp), 6.75% (30yr, T+250bp)

Bookrunners: Barclays Capital, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, RBC Capital Markets

Having first announced in May 2008 plans to split into two distinct entities, Canadian energy company EnCana was finally able to confirm the restructuring in September 2009. The split would s