EQT Midstream Partners, LP Completes Initial Public Offering
PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- EQT Midstream Partners, LP (EQM), a Delaware limited partnership (the Partnership) and an EQT Corporation company, today completed its initial public offering of 14,375,000 common units representing limited partner interests at $21.00 per common unit. The number of common units issued at closing included 1,875,000 common units that were issued pursuant to the full exercise of the underwriters over-allotment option. The Partnership received net proceeds of approximately $282 million from the offering, after deducting the underwriting discount and structuring fee, but before taking into account estimated offering expenses. The common units of the Partnership trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol EQM.
The common units sold to the public represent a 40.6% limited partner interest in the Partnership. EQT Corporation holds the 2% general partner interest and the remaining 57.4% limited partner interest in the Partnership.
Citigroup, Barclays, BofA Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, J.P. Morgan and Wells Fargo Securities acted as joint book-running managers for the offering. Deutsche Bank Securities, Goldman, Sachs & Co. and RBC Capital Markets acted as co-managers for the offering.
This offering of common units is made only by means of a prospectus. A written prospectus, which meets the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of 1933, may be obtained through:
|Brooklyn Army Terminal Financial||c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions|
|Attention: Prospectus Dept.||1155 Long Island Avenue|
|140 58th Street, 8th Floor,||Edgewood, NY 11717|
|Brooklyn, NY 11220||Telephone: 1-888-603-5847|
|BofA Merrill Lynch||Credit Suisse|
|222 Broadway, 7th Floor||Attention: Prospectus Department|
|New York, NY 10038||One Madison Avenue|
|Attention: Prospectus Department||New York, NY 10010|
|J.P. Morgan||Wells Fargo Securities|
|via Broadridge Financial Solutions||375 Park Avenue|
|1155 Long Island Avenue||New York, NY 10152|
|Edgewood, NY 11717||Attention: Equity Syndicate Dept.|
|Telephone: 1-866-803-9204||Telephone: 1-800-326-5897|
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with and declared effective by the SEC. This press release 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 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 state or jurisdiction.
About EQT Midstream Partners:
EQT Midstream Partners, LP is a growth-oriented master limited partnership formed by EQT Corporation to own, operate, acquire and develop midstream assets in the Appalachian basin. We provide midstream services to EQT Corporation and third-party companies through our two primary assets: Equitrans Transmission and Storage System, and Equitrans Gathering System. We have a 700 mile FERC-regulated, interstate pipeline system and more than 2,100 miles of FERC-regulated, low-pressure gathering lines.
Visit EQT Midstream Partners, LP at www.eqtmidstreampartners.com.
Disclosures in this press release contain certain forward-looking statements. Statements that do not relate strictly to historical or current facts are forward-looking. These statements involve risks and uncertainties including, among others, the risk factors described in the Partnerships Securities and Exchange Commission filings. Accordingly, investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements as a prediction of actual results.
EQT Midstream Partners, LP
Analyst inquiries please contact:
Nate Tetlow, 412-553-5834
Investor Relations Manager
Patrick Kane, 412-553-7833
Chief Investor Relations Officer
Media inquiries please contact:
Natalie Cox, 412-395-3941
Corporate Director, Communications
Source: EQT Midstream Partners, LP and EQT CorporationCopyright Business Wire 2012