As previously announced, Inergy closed on its definitive agreement and contributed its retail propane operations to SPH in exchange for consideration of approximately $1.8 billion. Under the terms of the agreement, Inergy received approximately 14.2 million SPH common units; and SPH exchanged $1.187 billion of Inergy’s outstanding senior notes for $1.0 billion of new SPH senior notes and cash paid to note holders tendering in the exchange. Inergy has agreed to distribute approximately 14.1 million of the SPH common units it received to Inergy unitholders on a pro rata basis at a future record date to be determined by the board of directors of NRGY’s managing general partner, which management expects to occur within the next 30-45 days.
About Inergy, L.P.
Inergy, L.P., headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, is a publicly traded master limited partnership. Inergy’s operations include a natural gas storage business in Texas and an NGL supply logistics, transportation, and wholesale marketing business that serves customers in the United States and Canada. Through its general partner interest and majority equity ownership interest in Inergy Midstream, L.P. (NYSE:NRGM), Inergy is also engaged in the development and operation of natural gas and NGL storage and transportation business in the Northeast region of the United States.
About Inergy Midstream, L.P.Inergy Midstream, L.P., headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, is a master limited partnership engaged in the development and operation of natural gas and NGL storage and transportation assets. Inergy Midstream’s assets are located in the Northeast region of the United States. EBITDA is a non-GAAP financial measure and is defined as income before income taxes plus net interest expense, early extinguishment of debt, and depreciation and amortization expense. Adjusted EBITDA represents EBITDA excluding the gain or loss on derivative contracts associated with retail propane fixed price sales contracts, the gain or loss on the disposal of assets, long-term incentive and equity compensation expenses, and transaction costs. Transaction costs are third party professional fees and other costs that are incurred in conjunction with closing a transaction.