All financial figures are in Canadian dollars.
CALGARY, March 29, 2016 /CNW/ - Pembina Pipeline Corporation ("Pembina" or the "Company") (TSX: PPL; NYSE: PBA) is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced bought deal offering of 10,148,750 common shares at a price of $34.00 per share through a syndicate of underwriters (the "Offering"), which includes 1,323,750 common shares issued at the same price on the exercise in full of the over-allotment option granted to the underwriters. The aggregate gross proceeds from the Offering are approximately $345 million.
Pembina intends to use the net proceeds from the Offering, together with funds available under the Company's existing credit facilities to finance the purchase price for its proposed acquisition of certain natural gas processing assets from Paramount Resources.
The common shares were offered pursuant to a prospectus supplement under the short form base shelf prospectus filed by the Company on March 18, 2015 in each of the provinces of Canada and in the U.S. pursuant to applicable exemptions.
The common shares issued pursuant to the Offering have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold within the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements thereunder.
Calgary-based Pembina Pipeline Corporation is a leading transportation and midstream service provider that has been serving North America's energy industry for over 60 years. Pembina owns and operates an integrated system of pipelines that transport various products derived from natural gas and hydrocarbon liquids produced in western Canada and North Dakota. The Company also owns and operates gas gathering and processing facilities and an oil and natural gas liquids infrastructure and logistics business. Pembina's integrated assets and commercial operations along the entire hydrocarbon value chain allow it to offer a full spectrum of midstream and marketing services to the energy sector. Pembina is committed to working with its community and aboriginal neighbours, while providing value for investors in a safe, environmentally responsible manner. This balanced approach to operating ensures the trust Pembina builds among all of its stakeholders is sustainable over the long-term. Pembina's common shares trade on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges under PPL and PBA, respectively. For more information, visit www.pembina.com.
Forward-Looking Statements & Information
This document contains certain forward-looking statements and information (collectively, "forward-looking statements") within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of applicable securities legislation that are based on Pembina's current expectations, estimates, projections and assumptions in light of its experience and its perception of historical trends. In some cases, forward-looking statements can be identified by terminology such as "intends", "plans", "expects", "proposes", "projects", "will", "estimates", "anticipates", "develop", "could" and similar expressions suggesting future events or future performance.
In particular, this news release contains forward-looking statements and information relating to the planned use of proceeds. These forward-looking statements and information are being made by Pembina based on certain assumptions that Pembina has made in respect thereof as at the date of this document, including: that favourable growth parameters continue to exist in respect of current and future growth projects (including the ability to finance such projects on favourable terms); and that Pembina's businesses will continue to achieve sustainable financial results. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to a number of known and unknown risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to: non-performance of agreements in accordance with their terms; the impact of competitive entities and pricing; reliance on key industry partners, alliances and agreements; the levels of activity in the oil and natural gas production industry and related commodity prices; the continuation or completion of third-party projects; the regulatory environment and the ability to obtain required regulatory approvals; tax laws and treatment; fluctuations in operating results; the ability of Pembina to raise sufficient additional capital to complete future projects and satisfy future commitments; construction delays; labour and material shortages; and certain other risks detailed from time to time in Pembina's public disclosure documents including, among other things, those detailed under the heading "Risk Factors" in Pembina's management's discussion and analysis and annual information form for the year ended December 31, 2015, which can be found at www.sedar.com. In addition, the intended use of the net proceeds of the Offering by Pembina may change if the proposed acquisition is not completed.
Accordingly, readers are cautioned that events or circumstances could cause results to differ materially from those predicted, forecasted or projected. Such forward-looking statements are expressly qualified by the above statements. Pembina does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements or information contained herein, except as required by applicable laws.
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