Issuer Free Writing Prospectus dated June 9, 2021 

Filed by: SM Energy Company 

Pursuant to Rule 433 under the Securities Act of 1933 

Registration Statement on Form S-3: No. 333-226597




6.500% Senior Notes due 2028


Pricing Term Sheet


June 9, 2021


This Pricing Term Sheet is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Preliminary Prospectus Supplement dated June 9, 2021. The information in this Pricing Term Sheet supplements the Preliminary Prospectus Supplement and supersedes the information in the Preliminary Prospectus Supplement to the extent inconsistent with the information in the Preliminary Prospectus Supplement. Capitalized terms used but not defined in this Pricing Term Sheet have the respective meanings ascribed to them in the Preliminary Prospectus Supplement.


Issuer: SM Energy Company (the “Company”)
Principal Amount: $400,000,000
Net Proceeds Before Expenses: $394,000,000
Use of Proceeds: To fund the Tender Offer of all of the Company’s outstanding 6.125% Senior Notes due 2022 and $130.0 million of Company’s outstanding 5.00% Senior Notes due 2024, and for general corporate purposes, which may include the repurchase or redemption, as applicable, of some or all of the Tender Offer Notes.
Title of Securities: 6.500% Senior Notes due 2028 (the “Notes”)
Final Maturity Date: July 15, 2028
Issue Price: 100.000%, plus accrued interest, if any, from June 23, 2021
Coupon: 6.500%
Yield to Maturity: 6.500%
Interest Payment Dates: January 15 and July 15, beginning on January 15, 2022
Record Dates: January 1 and July 1




Optional Redemption:

The Notes may be redeemed, in whole or in part, at any time prior to July 15, 2024, at the option of the Company, at a redemption price equal to 100% of the principal amount of the Notes redeemed plus the Applicable Premium as of, and accrued and unpaid interest to, the applicable redemption date.


In addition, on or after July 15, 2024, the Company may redeem all or, from time to time, a part of the Notes at the following redemption prices (expressed as a percentage of principal amount of the Notes), plus accrued and unpaid interest on the Notes, if any, to the applicable redemption date, if redeemed during the twelve-month period beginning on July 15 of the years indicated below: 






  2024   103.250%
  2025   101.625%
  2026 and thereafter   100.000%


Optional Redemption with Equity Proceeds: Up to 35% at 106.500% prior to July 15, 2024, plus accrued and unpaid interest on the Notes, if any, to the applicable redemption date

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Trade Date: June 9, 2021
Settlement Date: June 23, 2021 (T+10 business days)
Denominations: $2,000 and integral multiples of $1,000 in excess thereof
CUSIP and ISIN Numbers: CUSIP: 78454LAW0
ISIN: US78454LAW00
Changes to the Preliminary Prospectus Supplement: The following changes will be made to the Preliminary Prospectus Supplement:




The following sentence under “Summary—The Offering—Ranking” on page S-3 and each other location where such or similar information appears in the Preliminary Prospectus Supplement is amended to read as follows:


“As of March 31, 2021, on an as adjusted basis as set forth under “Capitalization,” our total outstanding consolidated indebtedness would have been $2.3 billion.”


Other information (including financial information) presented in the Preliminary Prospectus Supplement is deemed to have changed to the extent effected by the changes described herein.


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