HOUSTON--()--Kinder Morgan, Inc. today announced that it has priced the initial public offering of 95,466,600 shares of its common stock at $30.00 per share. All of the common stock being sold in the offering is being sold by existing investors, consisting of funds advised by or affiliated with Goldman, Sachs & Co., Highstar Capital LP, The Carlyle Group and Riverstone Holdings LLC. No members of Kinder Morgan management are selling in the offering, and Kinder Morgan will not receive any proceeds from the offering. The selling stockholders have granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 14,319,990 additional shares of common stock. The common stock will begin trading on Friday, February 11, 2011 on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "KMI." The offering is expected to close on February 16, 2011.
Based on demand for the shares, the size of the offering was increased above the previously announced 80,000,000 shares, and the offering price per share was increased above the estimated range of $26.00 to $29.00.
Upon conclusion of the offering, common stock owned by the public will represent an approximately 13.5% interest in Kinder Morgan, Inc., or approximately 15.5% if the underwriters exercise their option to purchase additional shares of common stock in full.
Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Barclays Capital are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. BofA Merrill Lynch, Citi, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank Securities, J.P. Morgan, Wells Fargo Securities, Madison Williams and Company, Morgan Keegan, Raymond James, RBC Capital Markets and Simmons & Company International are acting as co-managers for the offering.
The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. A prospectus meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of 1933 may be obtained from:
|Goldman, Sachs & Co.||
|Attn: Prospectus Department||
c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions
|200 West Street||
1155 Long Island Avenue
|New York, NY 10282||
Edgewood, NY 11717
Toll-free number: 1-888-603-5847
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with, and declared effective by, the Securities and Exchange Commission. This communication shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of these 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.
This news release includes forward-looking statements. Although Kinder Morgan believes that its expectations are based on reasonable assumptions, it can give no assurance that such assumptions will materialize. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements herein are enumerated in the registration statement on Form S-1 of Kinder Morgan, Inc. as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.