TULSA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NGL Energy Partners LP (NYSE:NGL) today announced it has priced its underwritten public offering of 7,400,000 of its 9.00% Class B Fixed-to-Floating Rate Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Units, liquidation preference $25.00 per unit, representing limited partner interests in NGL, at a price of $25.00 per Class B Preferred Unit. NGL has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 1,110,000 additional Class B Preferred Units, solely to cover over-allotments, if any. NGL expects to receive approximately $179 million in net proceeds from the offering after deducting the underwriters’ discount and NGL’s estimated offering expenses, assuming no exercise by the underwriters of their option to purchase additional Class B Preferred Units, or approximately $206 million if the underwriters exercise their option to purchase additional Class B Preferred Units in full. The offering is expected to close on June 13, 2017, subject to customary closing conditions.
NGL intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to repay indebtedness under its revolving credit facility, which NGL may re-borrow from time to time for general partnership purposes, including to retire other senior indebtedness.
UBS Securities LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and RBC Capital Markets, LLC are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated is acting as co-manager for the offering. When available, copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement, prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained free of charge on the United States Securities and Exchange Commission’s website at www.sec.gov or from UBS Securities LLC, 1285 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York 10019, Attention: Prospectus Department, Telephone: (888) 827-7275, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10014, Attention: Prospectus Department, or from RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Three World Financial Center, 200 Vesey St., 8th Floor, New York, NY 10281, Telephone: (866) 375-6829.
The Class B Preferred Units are being offered and sold pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus and related prospectus supplement. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.
This press release includes “forward-looking statements.” All statements other than statements of historical facts included or incorporated herein may constitute forward-looking statements. Actual results could vary significantly from those expressed or implied in such statements and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. While NGL believes such forward-looking statements are reasonable, NGL cannot assure they will prove to be correct. The forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that affect operations, financial performance, and other factors as discussed in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Other factors that could impact any forward-looking statements are those risks described in NGL’s annual report on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, and other public filings. You are urged to carefully review and consider the cautionary statements and other disclosures made in those filings, specifically those under the heading “Risk Factors.” NGL undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements except as required by law.
About NGL Energy Partners LP
NGL Energy Partners LP is a Delaware limited partnership. NGL owns and operates a vertically integrated energy business with five primary businesses: water solutions, crude oil logistics, NGL logistics, refined products/renewables and retail propane. For further information, visit the NGL’s website at www.nglenergypartners.com.