Bermuda: Teekay Offshore Partners Announces Pricing of Follow-on Offering
Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (Teekay Offshore or the Partnership) (NYSE: TOO) announced today that it has priced its follow-on public offering of 5,250,000 common units, representing limited partner interests, at $22.15 per unit.
Teekay Offshore has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 787,500 units to cover over-allotments, if any. The offering is expected to close on August 20, 2010.
The Partnership expects to use the net proceeds from the public offering for general partnership purposes, including funding the acquisitions of vessels that Teekay Corporation may offer to it. Pending the application of funds for these purposes, the Partnership expects to repay a portion of its outstanding debt under one of its revolving credit facilities.
Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. is a publicly-traded master limited partnership formed by Teekay Corporation (NYSE: TK), and is an international provider of marine transportation, production and storage services to the offshore oil industry. Teekay Offshore currently owns a 51% interest in and controls Teekay Offshore Operating L.P., which has a fleet of 32 shuttle tankers (six of which are chartered-in), four floating storage and offtake (FSO) units and eleven conventional crude oil Aframax tankers. The Partnership also has direct ownership interests in two shuttle tankers, two FSO units and one floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit.
Source: teekayoffshore, August 18, 2010;