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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 16, 2020

 

 

ENTERPRISE PRODUCTS PARTNERS L.P.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   1-14323   76-0568219

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

1100 Louisiana Street, 10th Floor, Houston, Texas   77002
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (713) 381-6500

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2):

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934:

 

Title of Each Class

 

Trading

Symbol(s)

 

Name of Each Exchange

On Which Registered

Common Units   EPD   New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company  ☐

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ☐

 

 

 


Item 8.01

Other Events.

As previously reported, on December 1, 2017, Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (the “Partnership”) entered into an equity distribution agreement (the “Agreement”) with Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Barclays Capital Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., DNB Markets, Inc., Jefferies LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Mizuho Securities USA LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, MUFG Securities Americas Inc., Raymond James & Associates, Inc., RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Scotia Capital (USA) Inc., SG Americas Securities, LLC, SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc., SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., TD Securities (USA) LLC, UBS Securities LLC, USCA Securities LLC and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC (each a “Manager” and collectively the “Managers”), pursuant to which the Partnership may issue and sell from time to time through the Managers common units representing limited partner interests in the Partnership having an aggregate offering price of up to $2,538,500,000 (the “Units”). Sales of the Units, if any, will be made by means of ordinary brokers’ transactions on the New York Stock Exchange at market prices, in block transactions or as otherwise agreed by the Partnership and the Managers.

Under the terms of the Agreement, the Partnership may also sell Units from time to time to any Manager as principal for its own account at a price to be agreed upon at the time of such sale. Any sale of Units to a Manager as principal would be pursuant to the terms of a separate agreement between the Partnership and such Manager.

The Units will be issued pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333-250007) (the “Registration Statement”), as supplemented by a Prospectus Supplement to be filed by the Partnership on December 16, 2020 and any subsequent prospectus supplements thereto.

The description of the Agreement in this Item 8.01 is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Agreement, filed herewith as Exhibit 1.1 and incorporated herein by reference.

Certain legal opinions related to the Registration Statement are also filed herewith as Exhibits 5.1 and 8.1.

 

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Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

 

Exhibit
No.

  

Description

  1.1    Equity Distribution Agreement, dated December 1, 2017, by and among Enterprise Products Partners L.P., Enterprise Products OLPGP, Inc., Enterprise Products Operating LLC and Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Barclays Capital Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., DNB Markets, Inc., Jefferies LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Mizuho Securities USA Inc., Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, MUFG Securities Americas Inc., Raymond James & Associates, Inc., RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Scotia Capital (USA) Inc., SG Americas Securities, LLC, SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc., SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., TD Securities (USA) LLC, UBS Securities LLC, USCA Securities LLC and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 1.1 to Form 8-K filed December 1, 2017).
  5.1    Opinion of Sidley Austin LLP.
  8.1    Opinion of Latham & Watkins LLP.
23.1    Consent of Sidley Austin LLP (included in Exhibit 5.1).
23.2    Consent of Latham & Watkins LLP (included in Exhibit 8.1).
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File–the cover page interactive data file does not appear in the Interactive Data File because its XBRL tags are embedded within the Inline XBRL document.

 

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SIGNATURES

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.

 

    ENTERPRISE PRODUCTS PARTNERS L.P.
    By:   Enterprise Products Holdings LLC,
      its General Partner
Date: December 16, 2020     By:  

/s/ R. Daniel Boss

    Name:   R. Daniel Boss
    Title:  

Executive Vice President – Accounting, Risk Control

and Information Technology of the General Partner

    By:  

/s/ Michael W. Hanson

    Name:   Michael W. Hanson
    Title:  

Vice President and Principal Accounting Officer

of the General Partner