HOUSTON, Jan. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — EP Energy LLC (“EP Energy”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of EP Energy Corporation (NYSE: EPE), today announced that it and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Everest Acquisition Finance Inc., as co-issuer (together with EP Energy, the “Issuers”), intend to offer $600.0 million aggregate principal amount of its Senior Secured Notes due 2025 (the “Notes”) in a private placement.
The Issuers intend to use the proceeds from the offering of the Notes, together with available cash on hand, to (i) repay in full EP Energy’s senior secured term loans due 2021 and (ii) pay related fees and expenses.
The Notes are being offered in a private offering that is exempt from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), only to qualified institutional buyers in reliance on Rule 144A under the Securities Act, and outside the United States, only to non-U.S. investors pursuant to Regulation S. The Notes have not been registered under the Securities Act or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent an effective registration statement or an applicable exemption from registration requirements or a transaction not subject to the registration requirements of the Securities Act or any state securities laws.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any security and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which such offering, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
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