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Company:
NiSource Inc

Plan:
Nisource Inc Retirement Savings Plan
 
Form 5500 | Basic Information
Plan Information
Plan Year 01/01/2013 — 12/31/2013
Effective Date of Plan 09/01/1958
Net Assets as of 12/31/2013 $1,350,911,105
Plan Number 5
Plan Type Single Employer
Is the plan collectively bargained? Yes
Did the plan file for an extension of time or the DFVC Program? Yes
Plan Funding Arrangement Trust
Plan Benefit Arrangement Trust

Participant Information as of 12/31/2013
Active (Eligible) Participants 8,709
Retired or separated participants receiving benefits 145
Other retired or separated participants entitled to future benefits 1,912
Subtotal 10,766
Deceased participants whose beneficiaries are receiving or are entitled to receive benefits 109
Total 10,875
Total number of participants as of 01/01/2013 10,427
Number of participants with account balances 10,288
Number of participants that terminated employment during the plan year with accrued benefits that were less than 100% vested 0

Plan Sponsor Information
Address 801 E 86th Ave
Merrillville, IN 46410 -6271
Telephone (219) 647-5626
EIN 35-2108964
Industry Code 221210
Named Administrator Robert D Campbell
Named Plan Sponsor David J. Vajda

Plan Administrator Information
Administrator Name Nisource Benefits Committee
Address 801 E 86th Ave
Merrillville, IN 46410 -6271
Telephone (219) 647-5626
Administrator EIN 35-2108964

Audit Information
Audit Status Audited
Auditor Deloitte & Touche
Auditor EIN 13-3891517
Audit Opinion Unqualified
Audit Type Full Audit

Benefits Provided Under the Plan
Code Benefit Description
2A Age/Service Weighted or New Comparability or Similar Plan Age/Service Weighted Plan: Allocations are based on age, service, or age and service. New Comparability or Similar Plan: Allocations are based on participant classifications and a classification(s) consists entirely or predominantly of highly compensated employees; or the plan provides an additional allocation rate on compensation above a specified threshold, and the threshold or additional rate allowed under the permitted disparity rules of section 401(l)
2E Profit-sharing A defined contribution plan that allows employer discretionary contributions. These plans often contain a 401(k) feature.
2F ERISA section 404(c) Plan This plan, or any part of it is intended to meet the conditions of 29 CFR 2550.404c-1.
2H Partial participant-directed account plan Participants have the opportunity to direct the investment of a portion of the assets allocated to their individual accounts, regardless of whether 29 CFR 2550.404c-1 is intended to be met.
2J Code section 401(k) feature A cash or deferred arrangement described in Code section 401(k) that is part of a qualified defined contribution plan that provides for an election by employees to defer part of their compensation or receive these amounts in cash.
2K Code section 401(m) arrangement Employee contributions are allocated to separate accounts under the plan or employer contributions are based, in whole or in part, on employee deferrals or contributions to the plan. Not applicable if plan is 401(k) plan with only QNECs and/or QMACs. Also not applicable if Code section 403(b)(1), 403(b)(7) or 408 arrangements/accounts/annuities.
2O ESOP other than a leveraged ESOP An Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) is a type of employee benefit plan designed to invest primarily in employer stock.
2S Automatic Enrollment Plan provides for automatic enrollment in plan that has employee contributions deducted from payroll.
2T Participant-directed Account Total or partial participant-directed account plan - plan uses default investment account for participants who fail to direct assets in their account.
3H Controlled Group Plan sponsor(s) is (are) a member(s) of a controlled group (Code sections 414(b), (c), or (m)).

  Question Answer Amount
1. During the plan year did the employer fail to transmit to the plan any participant contributions within the time period described in 29 CFT 2510.3-102? Yes $862
2. Were any loans by the plan or fixed income obligations due the plan in default as of the close of plan year or classified during the year as uncollectible? Disregard participant loans secured by participant's account balance. No  
3. Were any leases to which the plan was a party in default or classified during the year as uncollectible? No  
4. Were there any nonexempt transactions with any party-in-interest? No  
5. Was this plan covered by a fidelity bond? Yes $50,000,000
6. Did the plan have a loss, whether or not reimbursed by the plan's fidelity bond, that was caused by fraud or dishonesty? No  
7. Did the plan hold any assets whose current value was neither readily determinable on an established market nor set by an independent third party appraiser? No  
8. Did the plan receive any noncash contributions whose value was neither readily determinable on an established market nor set by an independent third party appraiser? No  
9. Did the plan have assets held for investment? Yes  
10. Were any plan transactions or series of transactions in excess of 5% of the current value of plan assets? No  
11. Were all the plan assets either distributed to participants or beneficiaries, transferred to another plan, or brought under the control of the PBGC? No  
12. Has the plan failed to provide any benefit when due under the plan? No  
13. If this is an individual account plan, was there a blackout period? No  
14. If there was a blackout period, have you either provided the required notice or one of the exceptions to providing the notice applied under 29 CFR 2520.101-3?