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Black Hills Corp. Announces Pricing of $600 Million Debt Offering

August 23, 2021 GMT

RAPID CITY, S.D., Aug. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) today announced the pricing of a registered public debt offering of $600 million aggregate principal amount of 1.037% senior unsecured notes due Aug. 23, 2024. The notes include an optional redemption provision and may be redeemed, in whole or in part, without premium, on or after Feb. 23, 2022. Black Hills Corp. expects the offering to close on Aug. 26, 2021, subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

The company plans to use the net proceeds from the offering to repay amounts outstanding on its term loan with any remaining net proceeds to be used for general corporate purposes. The term loan provided additional liquidity related to costs associated with Winter Storm Uri.

The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus supplement relating to the offering and accompanying base prospectus previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, copies of which may be obtained for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC Web site at www.sec.gov or, upon request, from U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc., by calling toll-free at 1-877-558-2607, BMO Capital Markets Corp. by calling toll-free at 1-800-414-3627, or Wells Fargo Securities, LLC by calling toll-free at 1-800-645-3751.

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This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor will there be any sale of any securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.

Black Hills Corp.
Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) is a customer focused, growth-oriented utility company with a tradition of improving life with energy and a vision to be the energy partner of choice. Based in Rapid City, South Dakota, the company serves 1.3 million natural gas and electric utility customers in eight states: Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. More information is available at www.blackhillscorp.com.

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Jerome E. Nichols
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jerome.nichols@blackhillscorp.com

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