Enterprise Products Partners L.P.

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8-K
ENTERPRISE PRODUCTS PARTNERS L P filed this Form 8-K on 12/01/2017
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Form 8-K

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)

OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 28, 2017

 

 

ENTERPRISE PRODUCTS PARTNERS L.P.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   1-14323   76-0568219

(State or Other Jurisdiction of

Incorporation or Organization)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

1100 Louisiana Street, 10th Floor

Houston, Texas 77002

(Address of Principal Executive Offices, including Zip Code)

(713) 381-6500

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, including Area Code)

 

 

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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On December 1, 2017, Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (the “Partnership”) entered into an equity distribution agreement (the “Agreement”) with Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Barclays Capital Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., DNB Markets, Inc., Jefferies LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Mizuho Securities USA LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, MUFG Securities Americas Inc., Raymond James & Associates, Inc., RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Scotia Capital (USA) Inc., SG Americas Securities, LLC, SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc., SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., TD Securities (USA) LLC, UBS Securities LLC, USCA Securities LLC and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC (each a “Manager” and collectively the “Managers”), pursuant to which the Partnership may issue and sell from time to time through the Managers common units representing limited partner interests in the Partnership having an aggregate offering price of up to $2,538,500,000.00 (the “Units”). Sales of the Units, if any, will be made by means of ordinary brokers’ transactions on the New York Stock Exchange at market prices, in block transactions or as otherwise agreed by the Partnership and the Managers.

Under the terms of the Agreement, the Partnership may also sell Units from time to time to any Manager as principal for its own account at a price to be agreed upon at the time of such sale. Any sale of Units to a Manager as principal would be pursuant to the terms of a separate agreement between the Partnership and such Manager.

The Units will be issued pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333-221397) (the “Registration Statement”).

The description of the Agreement in this Item 1.01 is qualified in its entirety by reference to Exhibit 1.1 hereto, which is incorporated herein by reference.

Certain legal opinions related to the Registration Statement are also filed herewith as Exhibits 5.1 and 8.1.

 

Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.

On November 28, 2017, Enterprise Products Holdings LLC (the “General Partner”), the general partner of the Partnership, executed Amendment No. 3 (the “Amendment”) to the Partnership’s Sixth Amended and Restated Agreement of Limited Partnership dated November 22, 2010, as previously amended by Amendment No. 1 thereto dated as of August 11, 2011 and Amendment No. 2 thereto dated as of August 21, 2014 (the “Partnership Agreement”), in response to changes to the Internal Revenue Code enacted by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (the “BBA”) relating to partnership audit and adjustment procedures.

The foregoing description of the Amendment is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Amendment, which is filed as Exhibit 3.1 hereto and incorporated by reference herein.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

 

Exhibit
No.

  

Description

  1.1    Equity Distribution Agreement, dated December  1, 2017, by and among Enterprise Products Partners L.P., Enterprise Products OLPGP, Inc., Enterprise Products Operating LLC and Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner  & Smith Incorporated, Barclays Capital Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., DNB Markets, Inc., Jefferies LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Mizuho Securities USA Inc., Morgan Stanley  & Co. LLC, MUFG Securities Americas Inc., Raymond James & Associates, Inc., RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Scotia Capital (USA)  Inc., SG Americas Securities, LLC, SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc., SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., TD Securities (USA) LLC, UBS Securities LLC, USCA Securities LLC and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC.
  3.1    Amendment No. 3 to the Sixth Amended and Restated Agreement of Limited Partnership of Enterprise Products Partners L.P., dated as of November 28, 2017.
  5.1    Opinion of Sidley Austin LLP.
  8.1    Opinion of Sidley Austin LLP relating to tax matters.
23.1    Consents of Sidley Austin LLP (included in Exhibits 5.1 and 8.1).

 

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SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

  ENTERPRISE PRODUCTS PARTNERS L.P.
  By:  

Enterprise Products Holdings LLC,

its General Partner

Date: December 1, 2017   By:  

/s/ R. Daniel Boss

         Name:    R. Daniel Boss
         Title:    Senior Vice President – Accounting and Risk Control
  By:  

/s/ Michael W. Hanson

         Name:    Michael W. Hanson
         Title:    Vice President and Principal Accounting Officer

 

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