Ultra Petroleum Corp. announces $700 Million offering of senior notes
To fund a portion cost of Pinedale gas field acquisition
by Ultra Petroleum media release
September 2, 2014
HOUSTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultra Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: UPL) today announced that, subject to market conditions, the company intends to offer $700.0 million in aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2024 in a private placement pursuant to exemptions from registration under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"). Ultra intends to use the net proceeds of this offering to fund a portion of the purchase price of its recently announced Pinedale field acquisition.
The securities to be offered have not been registered under the Securities Act or any state securities laws, and unless so registered, the securities may not be offered or sold in the United States except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and any other applicable state securities laws. The securities may be resold by the initial purchasers pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S under the Securities Act.
This notice is being issued pursuant to Rule 135c under the Securities Act, and is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer to buy the notes or any other securities. There shall not be any sale of the notes or any other securities in any state or other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under applicable laws.
About Ultra Petroleum
Ultra Petroleum Corp. is an independent energy company engaged in domestic natural gas and crude oil exploration, development and production. The company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and trades under the ticker symbol "UPL".