Chesapeake Energy Corporation Announces Closing of Sale of Its Interests in Chesapeake Midstream Partners to Global Infrastructure Partners for $2.0B
Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE: CHK) today announced that Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) has closed the previously announced acquisition of all of Chesapeake's ownership interests in Chesapeake Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: CHKM) for $2.0 billion, resulting in an anticipated pretax gain to Chesapeake of approximately $1.0 billion.
As previously disclosed, Chesapeake is also negotiating the sale of certain Mid-Continent gathering and processing assets to CHKM and a separate transaction to sell the company's interests in its wholly owned subsidiary, Chesapeake Midstream Development, L.P. (CMD), to GIP.
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