Antwerp, Belgium, September 24, 2014 – EXMAR NV announced today the filing of a registration statement on Form F-1 with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) for the initial public offering of common units in the United States of America representing limited partner interests of EXMAR Energy Partners LP (the “MLP”). The number of common units to be offered and the price range for the offering have not yet been determined. Application will be made to list the common units of the MLP on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “XMLP.” Upon completion of the offering, the MLP is expected to own a 50% equity interest in joint ventures that own and operate four LNG regasification vessels (“LNGRV”) and one LNG carrier. Completion of the initial public offering is subject to completion of the SEC review process.
J.P. Morgan, BofA Merrill Lynch and Citigroup are acting as joint book-running managers for the proposed offering.
The offering of the common units will be made only by means of a prospectus. A written prospectus meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of 1933, when available, may be obtained from the offices of J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Attention:
Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717 (Tel: +1 866-803-9204). BofA Merrill Lynch, 222 Broadway, New York, NY 10038, Attention: Prospectus Department, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Citigroup, Attention: Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717 (Tel: +1 800-831-9146).
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC but has not yet become effective. The securities may not be sold, nor may offers to buy be accepted, prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities issuable pursuant to the registration statement, nor will there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to the law of 2 August 2002 on the supervision of the financial sector and on financial services.