Deals this week: NRG Energy, Mytrah Energy, and Blueknight Energy Partners

21 July 2016 (Last Updated July 21st, 2016 18:30)

NRG Energy has priced the offering of its 6.625% senior notes, which mature on 15 January 2027.

NRG Energy has priced the offering of its 6.625% senior notes, which mature on 15 January 2027.

The notes have been priced under a private placement for gross proceeds of $1.25bn.

The placement will be subscribed to by qualified institutional investors and will be guaranteed by its subsidiaries.

Expected to close on or about 2 August 2016, proceeds from the offering will be used by the company to redeem its outstanding 8.25% senior notes due 2020 and a portion of its outstanding 7.875% senior notes due 2021.

Mytrah Energy (India) has announced its plan to issue shares either through an initial public offering (IPO) or to private equity investors to raise between $100m and $200m.

The company also intends to provide IDFC an option to divest its stake, valued at approximately $100m, by March 2017.

Goldman Sachs Group is acting as the financial advisor to the company for the offering.

Blueknight Energy Partners has priced the public offering of 3.3 million units at $5.9 each to raise approximately $19.47m.

It has also granted underwriter Wells Fargo Securities a 30-day option to purchase up to 495,000 additional units. The offering is expected to close on or about 26 July 2016.

Following the closure and successful acceptance of the option, the company will use the proceeds to repurchase a certain quantity of the 13,335,390 Series A preferred units from Blueknight Energy Holdings and CB-Blueknight.

If the additional option is not exercised by the underwriter, proceeds from the offering will be used by Blueknight Energy Partners for general corporate purposes and repayment of borrowings outstanding under its credit facility.