SAN ANTONIO, May 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) (“Valero”) announced today that it has priced a public offering of $750,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 4.350% senior notes due 2028. The offering is expected to close on June 1, 2018, subject to customary closing conditions. Valero intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, which may include the funding of the redemption of $750 million aggregate principal amount of its 9.375% Senior Notes due 2019.
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated; J.P. Morgan Securities LLC; Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC; and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC acted as joint book-running managers for the notes.
Copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated at 1-800-294-1322; J.P. Morgan Securities LLC collect at 1-212-834-4533; Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC at 1-800-584-6837; Wells Fargo Securities, LLC at 1-800-645-3751; and online at www.sec.gov.
Valero Energy Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is an international manufacturer and marketer of transportation fuels and other petrochemical products. Valero, a Fortune 50 company based in San Antonio, Texas, with approximately 10,000 employees, is an independent petroleum refiner and ethanol producer, and its assets include 15 petroleum refineries with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 3.1 million barrels per day and 11 ethanol plants with a combined production capacity of 1.45 billion gallons per year. The petroleum refineries are located in the United States (“U.S.”), Canada, and the United Kingdom (“U.K.”), and the ethanol plants are located in the Mid-Continent region of the U.S. In addition, Valero owns the 2 percent general partner interest and a majority limited partner interest in Valero Energy Partners LP (“VLP”), a midstream master limited partnership. Valero sells its products in both the wholesale rack and bulk markets, and approximately 7,400 outlets carry Valero’s brand names in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Ireland.
The notes were offered and sold pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and only by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus. This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
John Locke, Vice President – Investor Relations, 210-345-3077
Karen Ngo, Senior Manager – Investor Relations, 210-345-4574
Tom Mahrer, Manager – Investor Relations, 210-345-1953
Lillian Riojas, Director – Media Relations and Communications, 210-345-5002