SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
September 13, 2010 (September 10, 2010)
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
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On September 10, 2010, Inergy, L.P. (the Company) obtained the required lender (as defined in the Credit Agreement) approval to amend (the Amendment) its Credit Agreement dated November 24, 2009 (the Credit Agreement) with the lenders that are parties thereto, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent, Bank of America, N.A. and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as co-syndication agents, and Bank of Oklahoma, N.A., as documentation agent. The Amendment, with an effective date of September 3, 2010, modifies certain terms and covenants to allow for the Bridge Facility (as defined below) and permanent financing plan associated with the Tres Palacios Acquisition (as defined below). The foregoing is a summary of the Amendment, and does not purport to be a complete discussion of the document. Accordingly, the foregoing is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Amendment annexed to this Form 8-K as Exhibit 10.1.
A copy of the Credit Agreement was filed as Exhibit 10.1 to the Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed by the Company for the period ended March 31, 2010.
On September 3, 2010, the Companys wholly owned subsidiary, Inergy Midstream, LLC, entered a Purchase and Sale Agreement with TP Gas Holdings LLC (Purchase and Sale Agreement) whereby Inergy Midstream, LLC will acquire all of the equity interests in Tres Palacios Gas Storage LLC (Tres Palacios) for $725 million in cash plus reimbursement of certain capital expenditures, subject to customary net working capital adjustments (the Tres Palacios Acquisition). The description of the Purchase and Sale Agreement above does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the complete text of the Purchase and Sale Agreement, a copy of which is filed as Exhibit 2.1 to the Companys Current Report on Form 8-K filed on September 7, 2010.
In connection with the Tres Palacios Acquisition, on September 3, 2010, the Company obtained a commitment letter (the Bridge Commitment) with WF Investment Holding, LLC, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Barclays Capital Inc., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC for a senior unsecured bridge facility of up to $700 million (the Bridge Facility), which will expire upon the earlier of November 26, 2010 or the consummation or termination of the Purchase and Sale Agreement.
On September 13, 2010, the Company and Inergy Finance Corp. issued a press release announcing that they intend to sell in a private placement to eligible purchasers $600 million in aggregate principal amount senior unsecured notes due 2018. A copy of the press release is included herewith as Exhibit 99.1.
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.