QR Energy Offering 12M Units
QR Energy, LP, a Delaware limited partnership (NYSE: QRE), announced today that it has commenced an underwritten public offering (the "offering") of 12,000,000 common units representing limited partner interests in QRE (the "common units"). QR Energy intends to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,800,000 common units.
QR Energy intends to use the net proceeds from the offering, including the proceeds from any exercise of the underwriters' option to purchase additional common units and its general partner's related capital contribution to maintain its general partner interest, to repay borrowings outstanding under its credit facility and for general corporate purposes.
RBC Capital Markets, Barclays, J.P. Morgan, Raymond James, Wells Fargo Securities, BMO Capital Markets, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, and UBS Investment Bank are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering.
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