GLOBAL INFRASTRUCTURE PARTNERS TO ACQUIRE MEDALLION GATHERING & PROCESSING, LLC
For Immediate Release
NEW YORK, NY; IRVING, TX; HOUSTON, TX; TULSA, OK, Oct. 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Energy & Minerals Group ("EMG"), 51% owner, and Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE: LPI) ("Laredo"), 49% owner, announced today that their affiliates have entered into a binding agreement to sell Medallion Gathering & Processing, LLC ("Medallion") to an affiliate of Global Infrastructure Partners ("GIP") for a cash purchase price of $1.825 billion (the "Base Consideration") plus additional cash consideration that is linked to GIP's realized profits at exit (the "Additional Consideration"). GIP is a leading global, independent infrastructure investor that combines specialist industry experience and industrial best practice operational management to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns. Funding of the Base Consideration is expected to occur on or before November 1, 2017 and includes $725 million of stapled debt financing provided by Jefferies LLC. There can be no assurance as to when and whether the Additional Consideration will be funded. All proceeds from the sale of Medallion, including both the Base Consideration and the Additional Consideration, will be distributed 51% to EMG and 49% to Laredo.
Medallion is the largest privately-held crude oil transportation system in the Midland Basin of West Texas, with over 800 miles of pipeline, approximately 670,000 dedicated acres and total areas of mutual interest approaching four million acres. Medallion operates a newly-constructed crude oil gathering and transportation system that has been designed to support substantial volume growth and offers a differentiated service to a diverse mix of active, high quality producer customers by allowing them to access multiple Permian Basin long-haul takeaway pipelines and end-markets, providing them with flow assurance and enabling them to maximize realized pricing. For these and other reasons, Medallion is widely regarded as the leading source of crude oil transportation in the Midland Basin.
Medallion will retain its name and operate as a GIP Portfolio Company headquartered in Irving, Texas. The leadership team will remain in their current roles and are investing alongside GIP in this transaction. EMG will continue to own Medallion Delaware Basin, LLC. Both the Midland Basin and Delaware Basin systems will continue to be managed by the same leadership team.
"This transaction is an exciting and transformational moment in Medallion's evolution," said Medallion President and CEO Randy Lentz. "Combining Medallion's current team and best-in-class service with GIP's financial strength and commitment to operational excellence will be the catalyst for further expansion of Medallion's midstream infrastructure in the Permian Basin and ability to provide an even greater level of service to our producer customers."
"Medallion's success to date is largely attributable to the support of our financial partner EMG and our key producer partnership with Laredo. The strength, knowledge and expertise of these two companies has been instrumental in Medallion's ability to construct a new pipeline system from the ground up in four years and transform it into the largest privately held crude oil gathering system in the Midland Basin."
"We congratulate Randy Lentz and the Medallion team for developing and commercializing a leading crude oil transportation business, and we value Laredo's many years of partnership," said John Raymond, CEO and majority owner of EMG. "GIP is acquiring a tremendous business and affiliating itself with a talented team of energy executives and a dedicated, focused group of employees. We also look forward to continuing our relationship with the Medallion team with respect to Medallion Delaware Basin, LLC and its activities in the Delaware Basin."
Adebayo Ogunlesi, Chairman and Managing Partner of GIP, said: "This acquisition underscores GIP's long term partnership approach and strategy of investing in superior quality platforms that deliver the highest level of customer service. Our extensive experience as an energy infrastructure investor, access to significant capital and operational expertise make GIP uniquely well qualified to acquire Medallion and to build upon the strong foundation started with Randy Lentz, EMG and Laredo. We are pleased to partner with management to support Medallion as it continues to serve its customers' rapidly growing needs."
The Energy & Minerals Group
EMG is the management company for a series of specialized private equity funds. The firm was founded by John Raymond (majority owner and CEO) and John Calvert in 2006. EMG focuses on investing across various facets of the global natural resource industry including the upstream and midstream segments of the energy complex. EMG has approximately $15.8 billion of regulatory assets under management and approximately $10.4 billion in commitments have been allocated across the energy sector since inception.
Laredo Petroleum, Inc.
Laredo is an independent energy company with headquarters in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Laredo's business strategy is focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of oil and natural gas properties and the gathering of oil and liquids-rich natural gas from such properties, primarily in the Permian Basin of West Texas.
Global Infrastructure Partners
GIP is an independent infrastructure fund manager that combines deep industry expertise with industrial best practice operational management. GIP's current equity fund, Global Infrastructure Partners III, makes equity investments in high quality infrastructure assets in the energy, transport and water/waste sectors where GIP possesses deep experience and strong relationships.
Jefferies LLC and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC acted as Medallion's financial advisors in connection with the transaction. Jefferies was the sole provider of the committed debt financing. Locke Lord LLP acted as legal counsel to Medallion, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP acted as legal counsel to Laredo and White & Case LLP acted as legal counsel to GIP.
This press release and any oral statements made regarding the subject of this release contain forward-looking statements as defined under Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All statements, other than statements of historical facts, that address activities that Laredo assumes, plans, expects, believes, intends, projects, estimates or anticipates (and other similar expressions) will, should or may occur in the future, including, but not limited to, the potential closing of the transaction described herein, are forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements are based on Laredo management's current belief, based on currently available information, as to the outcome and timing of future events.
General risks relating to Laredo include, but are not limited to, the decline in prices of oil, natural gas liquids and natural gas and the related impact to financial statements as a result of asset impairments and revisions to reserve estimates, and other factors, including those and other risks described in its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016, and those set forth from time to time in other filings with the Securities Exchange Commission ("SEC"). These documents are available through Laredo's website at www.laredopetro.com under the tab "Investor Relations" or through the SEC's Electronic Data Gathering and Analysis Retrieval System at www.sec.gov . Any of these factors could cause Laredo's actual results and plans to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Therefore, Laredo can give no assurance that its future results will be as estimated. Laredo does not intend to, and disclaims any obligation to, update or revise any forward-looking statement.
A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/0edbc672-71c9-4923-bb61-e6cd09b54779
Global Infrastructure Partners
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Global Infrastructure Partners via Globenewswire
Följ NASDAQ OMX
Abonnera på våra pressmeddelanden.
Senaste pressmeddelandena från NASDAQ OMX
Gratomic Announces Non-Brokered Private Placement21.7.2018 19:41 | Pressmeddelande
TORONTO, July 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gratomic Inc. ("GRAT" or the "Company") (TSX-V:GRAT) (FRANKFURT:CB81) (WKN:A143MR) is pleased to announce the offering of a non-brokered private placement of up to 20,000,000 working capital units (the "WC Unit") for up to $2,000,000 (the "Offering"). Each WC Unit is priced at $0.10 and consists of one (1) common share and one (1) common share purchase warrant ("WC Warrant"). Each WC Warrant entitles the holder to purchase one (1) common share (a "WC Warrant Share") at a price of $0.20 per WC Warrant Share until the earlier of: (i) three (3) years following the Closing of the Offering; and (ii) in the event that the closing price of the Common Shares on the TSX Venture Exchange is at least $0.30 for ten (10) consecutive trading days, and the 10th trading day (the "Final Trading Day") is at least four (4) months from the Closing Date, the date which is thirty (30) days from the Final Trading Day. Eligible Finders may receive 5% of the value of
eGain Enables Conversational Customer Service Through Apple Business Chat20.7.2018 12:30 | Pressmeddelande
SUNNYVALE, Calif. and NEWBURY, United Kingdom, July 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- eGain (NASDAQ:EGAN), the leading provider of cloud-based customer engagement solutions, today announced its integration with Apple Business Chat. According to Gartner, requests for customer support through consumer mobile messaging apps will exceed requests for customer support through traditional social media by 2019*. Moreover, 56% of consumers surveyed in a Nielsen study would rather message a business than call customer service, and 67% expect to message businesses even more over the next two years. Key capabilities Among key capabilities of the integrated solution are: Enabling hundreds of millions of consumers on iPhone and iPad to interact with businesses through the Messages app Leverage eGain AI to infer customer intent, power bot conversations through messaging, route escalations to contact center agents, and guide agents through messaging conversations Provide immersive customer experiences with
Marcus Hiles - Texas Takes #1 Four Years in a Row in America's Top States for Business19.7.2018 23:39 | Pressmeddelande
DALLAS, July 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The future business scene in Texas is looking brighter than ever as the state continues to hold its place as a national leader. Growth is spreading across areas such as North Texas, Houston and San Antonio with businesses quickly expanding their operations in the state that offers some of the best in business-friendly climates and overall growth potential. Tapping into the market recently are global leaders such as Toyota, Liberty Mutual and JP Morgan who have taken advantage of the state's increasing network of commercial properties, workforce and business resources. Named by CNBC for the fourth consecutive year as America's Top State for Business, Texas scored above all 50 states on overall business competitiveness. With the business hub building on its role as a national leader for the past decade, this top rank title reflects the progress Texas has made in cementing its place in the global economy. "This national recognition comes without s
Second Quarter 2018 Results Conference Call19.7.2018 21:34 | Pressmeddelande
AURORA, Ontario, July 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Magna International Inc. (TSX:MG) (NYSE:MGA) SECOND QUARTER 2018 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL WEDNESDAY - AUGUST 8th, 2018 7:30 AM ET DIAL IN NUMBERS North America Toll Free: International Toll: Webcast: 1-888-223-4641 1-416-981-9080 www.magna.com Slide presentation will be available on our website prior to the call. REBROADCAST INFORMATION Replay available 2 hours after the call until August 15, 2018 North America Toll Free: International Toll: Reservation No.: 1-800-558-5253 1-416-626-4100 21892829 INVESTOR CONTACT Louis Tonelli, Vice-President, Investor Relations email@example.com, 905-726-7035 TELECONFERENCE CONTACT Nancy Hansford, Executive Assistant, Investor Relations firstname.lastname@example.org, 905-726-7108 This announcement is distributed by Nasdaq Corporate Solutions on behalf of Nasdaq Corporate Solutions clients. The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originali
Uganda National Airlines Company Limited Signs Firm Order for Four Bombardier CRJ900 Aircraft19.7.2018 18:36 | Pressmeddelande
First operator of the new CRJ Series ATMOSPHÈRE cabin in Africa MONTREAL, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that it has signed a firm order for four new CRJ900 regional jets with Uganda National Airlines Company. Based on the list price for the CRJ900 aircraft, the firm order is valued at approximately US$190 million. "We congratulate the Government of Uganda for the revival of its national flag carrier, and are thrilled that the new airline has selected Bombardier and the CRJ900 regional jets for its upcoming debut," said Jean-Paul Boutibou, Vice President, Sales, Middle-East and Africa, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. "Recognized for its superior economics and efficiency, the CRJ Series aircraft have enabled airlines worldwide to serve communities with better connectivity, and we look forward to supporting the development of Uganda's regional air travel with these CRJ900 regional jets." Uganda Airlines will operate the CRJ900 in dual-cla
CrownBio Supports Excellence in Translational Research with Grant Award that Funds Innovative PDX Model Development in Immuno-Oncology19.7.2018 15:03 | Pressmeddelande
"Cancer Research Center of Lyon iPS novel PDX models formulate new immune cell focused strategies" SAN DIEGO, July 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Bioscience, a global drug discovery and development services company providing translational platforms to advance oncology, inflammation, cardiovascular and metabolic disease research, is proud to announce the award of its Patient-Derived Xenograft (PDX) grant program to doctors Fabrice Lavial, Christophe Caux and Bertrand Dubois from the Cancer Research Center of Lyon (CRCL). The grant program was established to support oncology researchers pursuing scientific advancements in cancer using PDX technology. Following an extensive review, CrownBio's Scientific Steering Committee selected Dr. Lavial and his colleagues at the CRCL due to their project's potential to create breakthroughs in preclinical oncology strategies. Their research combines PDX and iPS cell technologies to create patient-specific, humanized models. These unique models wil
I vårt pressrum kan du läsa de senaste pressmeddelandena, få tillgång till pressmaterial och hitta kontaktinformation.Besök vårt pressrum