Western GasPartners LP priced an offering of an additional $200 million ofsenior notes at 102.776% of their face value.
The 5.45% senior notes due 2044 is an additional offering tothe partnership's March 2014 issuanceof $400 million of senior notes and will be treated as a single class of debtsecurities with the previously issued senior notes, according to an Oct. 6 newsrelease.
Net proceeds are expected to be primarily used to repayborrowings outstanding under the partnership's revolving credit facility, withany remaining proceeds to be used for general partnership purposes, includingCapEx funding. The offering expected to close on Oct. 18, subject to customaryclosing conditions.
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and RBC Capital Markets LLC areacting as joint book-running managers for the offering.