Cheniere Partners Closes Offering of Common Stock; Sold 8M Units for $25.07
Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. ("Cheniere Partners") (NYSE: CQP) announced today the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of common units representing limited partner interests of Cheniere Partners. The previously announced 8,000,000 common units were sold to the public at a price of $25.07 per unit.
The net proceeds of the offering, after deducting underwriting discounts and estimated offering expenses, were approximately $194.0 million. Cheniere Partners intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to repay a portion of the $550 million principal amount outstanding of the 7.25% Senior Secured Notes due November 2013 that was issued by Sabine Pass LNG, L.P., our wholly owned subsidiary, and, to the extent not so used, for general business purposes.
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