OVERLAND PARK, Kan.
March 27, 2014
/PRNewswire/ -- Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (NYSE: FGP), one of the nation's largest distributors of propane, announced today the acquisition of Country Boys Gas, an independent propane company based in
It is Ferrellgas' third acquisition in its fiscal year that began
August 1, 2013
. The company previously announced the acquisitions of Motor Propane Service of
December 23, 2013
, and KanGas Corporation of
November 25, 2013
. Specific terms of the transaction, which the company indicates will be immediately accretive, were not disclosed.
"We are proud today to announce the acquisition of Country Boys Gas and to welcome their employees and loyal customers to the Ferrellgas family," said President and Chief Executive Officer
. "Country Boys Gas has a strong reputation for service and safety and is an excellent complement to our existing operations in northeast
Ferrellgas Partners, L.P., through its operating partnership, Ferrellgas, L.P., serves customers in all 50 states, the
District of Columbia
. Ferrellgas employees indirectly own more than 21 million common units of the partnership through an employee stock ownership plan. More information about the partnership can be found online at
, Investor Relations,
or (913) 661-1530
, Media Relations,
or (913) 661-1830
SOURCE Ferrellgas Partners, L.P.