Energy Transfer, Williams Said to Plan Florida Asset Sale

(Bloomberg) -- Energy Transfer Equity and Williams Cos. are planning to sell WMB’s stake in one of Florida’s main interstate pipelines to win regulatory approval for $37.7b merger, people with knowledge of the matter told Bloomberg.

* Co. anticipate that sale of WMB’s 50% stake in Gulfstream

Natural Gas System will be required by FTC: people said * WMB may explore selling its stake to Spectra Energy

Partners, which owns the other half: people said * ETE aims to hold onto its 50% stake in the only other major

interstate pipeline currently operating in Fla. (JV with

Kinder Morgan) * WMB, ETE declined to comment See full story

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