Brookfield Business Partners Completes Acquisition of 60% of Teekay Offshore
Brookfield, News, September 25, 2017 – Brookfield Business Partners L.P. (NYSE: BBU; TSX: BBU.UN) (“Brookfield Business Partners”) together with institutional partners (collectively “Brookfield”) announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of 60% of the common units of Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (NYSE:TOO) (“Teekay Offshore”), a leading global provider of marine services and solutions focused on production and logistics to the offshore oil industry. Teekay Offshore is a publicly traded affiliate of Teekay Corporation (NYSE:TK), one of the world’s largest marine energy transportation, storage and production companies.
Brookfield’s total investment in Teekay Offshore is approximately $750 million, of which Brookfield Business Partners has funded approximately $310 million.
The transaction positions Brookfield as a strategic partner and co-sponsor of Teekay Offshore, allowing Teekay Offshore to execute on its financial strategy and capture future growth opportunities.
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