Press release from Business Wire
QEP Midstream Partners, LP Commences Initial Public Offering
Thursday, August 01, 2013
QEP Midstream Partners, LP Commences Initial Public Offering16:44 EDT Thursday, August 01, 2013
DENVER (Business Wire) -- QEP Midstream Partners, LP (“QEPM” or the “Partnership”) today announced that it has commenced an initial public offering of 20,000,000 common units representing limited partner interests pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-1 previously filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). The underwriters will be granted a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 3,000,000 common units. The common units of QEPM will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “QEPM.”
The common units being offered to the public represent a 36.7% limited partner interest in the Partnership, or 42.2% limited partner interest if the underwriters exercise their option to purchase additional common units in full. QEP Resources, Inc. (“QEP”), through certain of its subsidiaries, will hold a 2.0% general partner interest, all of the incentive distribution rights, and a 61.3% limited partner interest in the Partnership, or 55.8% if the underwriters exercise their option to purchase additional units in full. Wells Fargo Securities, Morgan Stanley, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank Securities and J.P. Morgan are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering; Goldman, Sachs & Co. is acting as a senior co-manager and BMO Capital Markets, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, BB&T Capital Markets, CIBC, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities, Piper Jaffray, TD Securities and Janney Montgomery Scott are acting as co-managers for the offering.
This offering of common units will be made only by means of a prospectus. When available, a written prospectus, which meets the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, may be obtained through:
|Wells Fargo Securities|
|Attn: Equity Syndicate Department|
|375 Park Avenue|
|New York, New York 10152|
|Telephone: (800) 326-5897|
|Attn: Prospectus Department|
|180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor|
|New York, NY 10014|
|c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions|
|1155 Long Island Avenue|
|Edgewood, NY 11717|
|Deutsche Bank Securities|
|Attn: Prospectus Group|
|60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005-2836|
|via Broadridge Financial Solutions|
|1155 Long Island Avenue|
|Edgewood, New York 11717|
|Telephone: (866) 803-9204|
When available, to obtain a copy of the prospectus free of charge, visit the SEC's website, www.sec.gov, and search under the registrant's name, “QEP Midstream Partners, LP.”
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC, but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities, 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 QEP Midstream Partners, LP:
QEP Midstream Partners, LP is a master limited partnership formed by QEP Resources, Inc. to own, operate, acquire and develop midstream assets. We provide midstream gathering services to QEP and third-party companies in the Green River, Uinta and Williston basins.
Disclosures in this press release contain certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Statements that do not relate strictly to historical or current facts are forward-looking. These statements contain words such as “possible,” “if,” “will” and “expect” and involve risks and uncertainties including, among others that our business plans may change as circumstances warrant and securities of the Partnership may not ultimately be offered to the public because of general market conditions or other factors. Accordingly, investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements as a prediction of actual results. Neither QEP nor QEPM undertake any obligation to update or revise such forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that occur, or of which QEP or QEPM becomes aware, after the date hereof.
QEP Midstream Partners, LP
Greg Bensen, 303-405-6665
Director, Investor Relations