Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. recently announced the pricing of $600 million aggregate principal amount of its 4.20% senior notes due 2027 and $900 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.30% senior notes due 2047, at a price to the public of 99.786% and 99.483%, respectively, of their face value. The sale of the senior notes is expected to settle on January 17, 2017, subject to customary closing conditions. ETP intends to use the net proceeds of approximately $1.48 billion from this offering to refinance current maturities and to repay borrowings outstanding under ETP’s revolving credit facility. Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, MUFG Securities Americas Inc. and TD Securities (USA) LLC are acting as joint book-runners for the offering.
The offering of the senior notes is being made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement and prospectus filed by ETP with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). The offering of the senior notes may be made only by means of a prospectus and related prospectus supplement meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, copies of which may be obtained from the following addresses:
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated
200 North College Street
Charlotte, NC 28255-0001
Attention: Prospectus Department
MUFG Securities Americas Inc.
1221 Avenue of the Americas, 6th Floor
New York, New York 10020
Attn: Capital Markets Group
Phone: 1 (877) 649-6848
Fax: (646) 434-3455
TD Securities USA LLC
31 West 52nd Street, 2nd Floor
New York, New York 10019
Attn: Investment Grade Debt Capital Markets
Phone: 1 (855) 495-9846
Fax: (212) 827-7284
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