MPLX LP and MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. Strategic Combination



Please find below available information related to the strategic combination of MPLX LP (NYSE: MPLX) and MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. that was completed December 4, 2015.

Definitive Proxy Statement for MPLX LP/MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. Strategic Combination

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11/17/15Download Documentation  Proxy Supplement  
10/30/15Download Documentation  Proxy Statement  
10/30/15Download Documentation  Interactive Proxy Statement  

Press Releases / Announcements

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12/04/15MPLX and MarkWest announce successful completion of combination and director and executive appointments
FINDLAY, Ohio, Dec. 4, 2015 - MPLX LP (NYSE: MPLX) and MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. today announced the completion of the previously announced merger by which MarkWest became a wholly owned subsidiary of MPLX.As of this morning, MarkWest ceased to be a publicly traded partnership and its common units discontinued trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Also effective with the closing are the following director and executive appointments:Frank M. Semple has been named vice chairman of the gener... 
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12/04/15MPLX LP and MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. Announce Successful Early Note Exchange Tender Period
FINDLAY, Ohio, and DENVER, Dec. 4, 2015 - MPLX LP (NYSE: MPLX) and MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MWE) (MarkWest) today announced that, in connection with the previously announced offers to exchange (the "Exchange Offers") any and all of the $4.1 billion in aggregate principal amount of outstanding senior notes issued by MarkWest and MarkWest Energy Finance Corporation (the "Existing MarkWest Notes") for (1) new senior notes issued by MPLX (the "New MPLX Notes") and (2) cash, and rel... 
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12/01/15MarkWest Unitholders Approve Combination with MPLX
Transaction expected to close Dec. 4, 2015 FINDLAY, Ohio & DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 1, 2015-- At a special meeting held today, unitholders of MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MWE) approved a strategic combination with MPLX LP (NYSE: MPLX) by voting to approve the merger agreement dated July 11, 2015, as amended. Based on the voting results, approximately 80 percent of the units voted at the special meeting were in favor of the merger ... 
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11/20/15Proxy Advisory Firms Glass Lewis and Egan-Jones Recommend that MarkWest Unitholders Vote “For” the Combination of MarkWest and MPLX
Unitholders Encouraged to Vote Now, Ahead of December 1, 2015 Meeting DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 20, 2015-- MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MWE) (MarkWest) announced today that Glass Lewis & Co., LLC (“Glass Lewis”), and Egan-Jones Proxy Services (“Egan-Jones”), two independent proxy advisory firms, have issued reports recommending that MarkWest unitholders vote “FOR” the combination of MarkWest and MPLX (NYSE: MPLX). The recommendations of ... 
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11/19/15MPLX LP Commences Exchange Offers and MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. Commences Consent Solicitations
FINDLAY, Ohio, and DENVER, Nov. 19, 2015 - MPLX LP (NYSE: MPLX) and MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MWE) (MarkWest) today announced that, in connection with the anticipated combination of MPLX and MarkWest, MPLX has commenced offers to exchange (each an "Exchange Offer" and collectively, the "Exchange Offers") any and all outstanding notes issued by MarkWest and MarkWest Energy Finance Corporation as set forth in the table below (the "Existing MarkWest Notes") for (1) up to $4,100,000,000 ... 
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11/18/15Leading Proxy Advisory Firm ISS Recommends That MarkWest Unitholders Vote “For” the Combination of MPLX and MarkWest
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 18, 2015-- MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MWE) (MarkWest) announced today that Institutional Shareholder Services (“ISS”), a leading independent proxy advisory firm, has issued a report recommending that MarkWest unitholders vote FOR the combination of MPLX (NYSE: MPLX) and MarkWest. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20151118005996/en/ ... 
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11/17/15MPLX/MarkWest Combination Receives Further Cash Consideration from Marathon Petroleum Corp.
Marathon Petroleum Corporation increases one-time cash payment to $6.20 per unit on a best and final basis Total cash consideration of approximately $1.28 billion provides substantially enhanced value to MarkWest unitholders Three of MarkWest’s top unitholders, representing more than 15 percent of voting units, have agreed to vote in favor of the transaction MarkWest’s board and executi... 
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11/10/15Marathon Petroleum Corp. Increases Cash Consideration for MPLX/MarkWest Merger
One-time cash payment from MPC raised to $1.075 billion from $675 million Total cash consideration of ~$5.21 per unit substantially enhances value to MarkWest unitholders MarkWest board and executive management affirm their support for the transaction and its revised terms Supplemental proxy cards being mailed to unitholders Special unitholder meeting scheduled for Dec. ... 
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10/30/15MarkWest Energy Partners Announces Filing of Definitive Proxy Statement
Special Meeting of Unitholders to be Held on December 1, 2015 DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 30, 2015-- MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. (the “Partnership”) (NYSE: MWE) today announced that it has filed a definitive proxy statement and prospectus with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission regarding the pending merger pursuant to which the Partnership would become a wholly owned subsidiary of MPLX LP (“MPLX”) (NYSE: MPLX). A special meeting of the ... 
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08/25/15MPLX LP and MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. Announce Early Termination of HSR Act Waiting Period
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07/20/15MarkWest Energy Partners Increases Quarterly Cash Distribution
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 20, 2015-- MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:MWE) today announced that the Board of Directors of the General Partner of MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P., declared a cash distribution of $0.92 per common unit for the second quarter of 2015, for an implied annual rate of $3.68 per common unit. The second quarter 2015 distribution represents an increase of $0.04 per common unit, or 4.5 percent, compared to the second quarter 2... 
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07/20/15MPLX & MarkWest provide supplemental information regarding the strategic combination announced July 13
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07/13/15MPLX LP and MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. Announce Strategic Combination, Creating Fourth-Largest MLP
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Transaction Documents

DateTitle
11/17/15
Download Documentation Revised MPLX and MarkWest Combination Transaction Structure and Terms
11/12/15
Download Documentation Investor Presentation
11/12/15
Download Documentation MPLX and MarkWest Combination Transaction Structure and Terms
07/20/15
Download Documentation Supplemental Information: MPLX LP and MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. Strategic Combination
07/13/15
Download Documentation MPLX LP and MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. Announce Strategic Combination