New York - March 23, 2021
New Fortress Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: NFE) (the “Company”) announced today that it intends to offer $1.5 billion aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due September 2026 (the “Notes”) in a private offering, subject to market and other conditions.
Subject to certain exceptions and thresholds, the Notes will be guaranteed on a senior secured basis by each domestic subsidiary and foreign subsidiary that is a wholly-owned restricted subsidiary of the Company that is a guarantor under its existing senior secured notes. The Notes will be secured by substantially the same collateral as the Company’s existing first lien obligations under its existing senior secured notes.
The Company intends to use a portion of the net proceeds from this offering to fund the cash consideration for its previously announced acquisition of Golar LNG Partners L.P. and pay related fees and expenses. The Company intends to use any remaining proceeds from this offering for general corporate purposes, including making investments in developing projects. The Notes will be subject to a special mandatory redemption.
The Notes and the guarantees thereof will be offered in the United States to qualified institutional buyers under Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and to persons outside of the United States under Regulation S under the Securities Act. The Notes and the guarantees thereof will not be registered under the Securities Act or any state securities laws, and, unless so registered, may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or other jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.
About New Fortress Energy Inc.
New Fortress Energy is a global energy infrastructure company founded to help accelerate the world’s transition to clean energy. The company funds, builds and operates natural gas infrastructure and logistics to rapidly deliver fully integrated, turnkey energy solutions that enable economic growth, enhance environmental stewardship and transform local industries and communities.
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