PORT HURON, Mich., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- SEMCO ENERGY, Inc.
(Nasdaq: SMGS) today announced the filing of a proposed $200 million shelf
registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
"The shelf registration, when effective, will allow the company to issue
medium-term notes, common stock and/or trust preferred securities (commonly
known as TOPrS) in any combination up to $200 million," said Edric R. Mason,
Jr., director of Investor Services. "The shelf registration provides the
company with added flexibility in meeting its financial needs over the next
two years by permitting the company to access the public financial markets
SEMCO ENERGY, Inc. is an energy-focused holding company with three-
subsidiaries: SEMCO ENERGY GAS COMPANY, a regulated gas distributor with
240,000 customers in Michigan; SEMCO ENERGY SERVICES, which markets natural
gas and related services; and SEMCO ENERGY VENTURES, an asset-based holding
company with interests in natural gas pipeline construction and engineering
and propane operations.
SOURCE SEMCO ENERGY, Inc.
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