Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank Securities, Citigroup and Goldman, Sachs & Co. are acting as joint global coordinators and joint book-running managers for the offering. In addition, Barclays, BofA Merrill Lynch, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities, Mizuho Securities, Morgan Stanley, RBC Capital Markets, RBS Securities Inc. and UBS Investment Bank are joint book-running managers. A copy of the preliminary prospectus supplement and prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from the following addresses:Credit SuisseAttn: Prospectus Dept.One Madison AvenueNew York, NY 10010Telephone: 1-800-221-1037 Deutsche Bank SecuritiesAttn: Prospectus Group60 Wall StreetNew York, NY 10005Telephone: 1-800-503-4611 Citigroupc/o Broadridge Financial Solutions1155 Long Island AvenueEdgewood, NY 11717Telephone: 1-800-831-9146 Goldman, Sachs & Co.Attn: Prospectus Dept.200 West StreetNew York, NY 10282Telephone: 1-866-471-2526 You may also obtain these documents for free when they are available by visiting EDGAR on the SEC web site at www.sec.gov. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. The offering may be made only by means of a prospectus and related prospectus supplement meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The offering is made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement and prospectus filed by ETE with the SEC. Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (NYSE:ETE) is a master limited partnership which owns the general partner and 100% of the incentive distribution rights (IDRs) of Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE:ETP), approximately 49.6 million ETP common units, and approximately 50.2 million ETP Class H Units, which track 50% of the underlying economics of the general partners interest and IDRs of Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. (NYSE: SXL). ETE also owns the general partner and 100% of the IDRs of Regency Energy Partners LP (NYSE:RGP) and approximately 26.3 million RGP common units. The Energy Transfer family of companies owns more than 56,000 miles of natural gas, natural gas liquids, refined products, and crude oil pipelines.
Statements about the offering may be forward-looking statements as defined under federal law. These forward-looking statements rely on a number of assumptions concerning future events and are subject to a number of uncertainties and factors, many of which are outside the control of ETE, and a variety of risks that could cause results to differ materially from those expected by management of ETE. ETE undertakes no obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements to reflect changed assumptions, the occurrence of unanticipated events or changes to future operating results over time.