Filed pursuant to Rule 433
Registration No. 333-178522
November 28, 2012


American Electric Power Company, Inc.
Senior Notes, Series E, due 2017
Principal Amount:
December 15, 2017
1.650 %
Interest Payment Dates:
June 15 and December 15
First Interest Payment Date:
June 15, 2013
Treasury Benchmark:
0.750% due October 31, 2017
Treasury Yield:
Reoffer Spread:
T+105 basis points
Yield to Maturity:
Price to Public:
99.884% of the principal amount thereof
Transaction Date:
November 28, 2012
Settlement Date:
December 3, 2012 (T+3)
Redemption Terms:
Make-whole call:
Par call:
Before November 15, 2017 at a discount rate of the Treasury Rate plus 20 basis points
On or after November 15, 2017 at par
Minimum Denomination:
025537 AF8/US025537AF85
Joint Book-Running Managers:
Citigroup Global Markets Inc.
Goldman, Sachs & Co.
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
BNP Paribas Securities Corp.
Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc.
RBS Securities Inc.
BNY Mellon Capital Markets, LLC
KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc.
Mizuho Securities USA Inc.
Scotia Capital (USA) Inc.
SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc.
Baa2 by Moody’s Investors Service, Inc.
BBB- by Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services
BBB by Fitch Ratings Ltd.
*Note: A securities rating is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold securities and may be subject to revision or withdrawal at any time.

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