HOUSTON, April 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Pipeline Group, Inc. (NYSE: CPGX) ("CPG" or the "Company") today announced the commencement of an offer to exchange (the "Exchange Offer") up to $2,750,000,000 aggregate principal amount of the Company's outstanding unregistered senior unsecured notes, consisting of its unregistered 2.45% senior unsecured notes due 2018, 3.30% senior unsecured notes due 2020, 4.50% senior unsecured notes due 2025 and 5.80% senior unsecured notes due 2045 (collectively, the "Original Notes") for a like amount of the relevant series of notes (the "Exchange Notes") that have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"). The terms of the Exchange Notes are substantially identical to the relevant series of Original Notes except the Exchange Notes are registered under the Securities Act and the transfer restrictions and registration rights, and related special interest provisions, applicable to the Original Notes will not apply to the Exchange Notes.
The Exchange Offer will expire at 5:00 p.m., New York City Time, on May 12, 2016, unless further extended or terminated by the Company.
This press release is for informational purposes only and is not an offer to buy or sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any of the securities described herein, nor shall there be any offer, solicitation or sale of such securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. A registration statement on Form S-4 relating to the Exchange Offer was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 14, 2016. The Exchange Offer is being made only pursuant to the Company's prospectus dated April 14, 2016, which has been filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.
About Columbia Pipeline Group, Inc.
Columbia Pipeline Group, Inc. operates approximately 15,000 miles of strategically located interstate pipeline, gathering and processing assets extending from New York to the Gulf of Mexico, including an extensive footprint in the Marcellus and Utica shale production areas. Columbia Pipeline Group, Inc. also operates one of the nation's largest underground natural gas storage systems. Columbia Pipeline Group, Inc. is listed on the NYSE under the ticker symbol CPGX. Additional information can be found at: www.cpg.com.
This release includes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of federal securities laws, which are statements other than historical facts and that frequently use words such as "anticipate," "believe," "continue," "could," "estimate," "expect," "forecast," "intend," "may," "plan," "position," "should," "strategy," "target," "will" and similar words. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this release. Although CPG believes that the plans, intentions and expectations reflected in or suggested by the forward-looking statements are reasonable, there is no assurance that these plans, intentions or expectations will be achieved. Therefore, actual outcomes and results could materially differ from what is expressed, implied or forecasted in such statements. This release contains certain forward-looking statements that are based on current plans and expectations and are subject to various risks and uncertainties. CPG's business may be influenced by many factors that are difficult to predict, involve uncertainties that may materially affect actual results and are often beyond CPG's control. These factors include, but are not limited to, changes in general economic conditions; competitive conditions in our industry; actions taken by third-party operators, processors and transporters; the demand for natural gas storage and transportation services; our ability to successfully implement our business plan; our ability to complete internal growth projects on time and on budget; the price and availability of debt and equity financing; the availability and price of natural gas to the consumer compared to the price of alternative and competing fuels; competition from the same and alternative energy sources; energy efficiency and technology trends; operating hazards and other risks incidental to transporting, storing and gathering natural gas; natural disasters, weather-related delays, casualty losses and other matters beyond our control; interest rates; labor relations; large customer defaults; changes in the availability and cost of capital; changes in tax status; the effects of existing and future laws and governmental regulations; and the effects of future litigation. For a full discussion of these risks and uncertainties, please refer to the "Risk Factors" section of CPG's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015, as amended, and CPG's other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which are available at http://www.sec.gov. All forward-looking statements included in this press release are expressly qualified in their entirety by such cautionary statements. CPG expressly disclaims any obligation to update, amend or clarify any forward-looking statement to reflect events, new information or circumstances occurring after the date of this press release except as required by applicable law.
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