June 24, 2014 12:46 UTC

KNOT Offshore Partners LP Announces Pricing of Public Offering of 4,600,000 Common Units

ABERDEEN, Scotland--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KNOT Offshore Partners LP (the "Partnership") (NYSE: KNOP) announced today that it has priced its public offering of 4,600,000 common units, representing limited partner interests, at a price of $28.43 per unit. The Partnership has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 690,000 common units.

The Partnership intends to use the net proceeds that it receives in the offering and the related capital contribution by its general partner to maintain its 2% general partner interest to fund the purchase prices of its previously announced acquisitions of two shuttle tankers, the Hilda Knutsen and the Torill Knutsen, from Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers AS and the remainder for general partnership purposes. If the Acquisitions do not close, the Partnership will use the net proceeds from the offering and the related capital contribution by its general partner for general partnership purposes.

The Partnership owns, operates and acquires shuttle tankers under long-term charters in the offshore oil production regions of the North Sea and Brazil. The Partnership is structured as a master limited partnership. The Partnership’s common units trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “KNOP.”

BofA Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, Barclays, Raymond James, RBC Capital Markets, UBS Investment Bank and Wells Fargo Securities are acting as the joint book-running managers in connection with the offering. In addition, ABN AMRO and DNB Markets are acting as the co-managers in connection with the offering.

When available, copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained free of charge on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s website at http://www.sec.gov or from the underwriters of the offering as follows:

BofA Merrill Lynch
222 Broadway
New York, NY 10038
Attn: Prospectus Department

Email: dg.prospectus_requests@baml.com

 
Citigroup
c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions
1155 Long Island Avenue
Edgewood, NY 11717
Telephone: (800) 831-9146
 
Barclays
c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions
1155 Long Island Avenue
Edgewood, NY 11717
Telephone: (888) 603-5847

Email: barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com

 
Raymond James
880 Carillon Parkway
St. Petersburg, FL 33716
Attn: Prospectus Department
Telephone: (800) 248-8863

Email: prospectus@raymondjames.com

 
RBC Capital Markets
Attn: Equity Syndicate
Three World Financial Center
200 Vesey Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10281
Telephone: (877) 822-4089
 
UBS Investment Bank
Attn: Prospectus Department
299 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10171
Telephone: (888) 827-7275
 
Wells Fargo Securities
Attn: Equity Syndicate Department
375 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10152
Telephone: (800) 326-5897

Email: cmclientsupport@wellsfargo.com

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 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. The common units in the public offering will be offered and sold pursuant to an effective registration statement on Form F-3 previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") (File No. 333-195976). This offering may be made only by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus, which will be filed with the SEC.

The statements in this press release that are not historical facts may be forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of the Partnership’s management and are subject to risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from the forward-looking statements. The information set forth herein should be read in light of such risks. The Partnership does not assume any obligation to update the information contained in this press release.

Source: KNOT Offshore Partners LP

Contacts

KNOT Offshore Partners LP
Arild Vik
Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer
+44 758 1899 777


Source: KNOT Offshore