Cheniere Energy 8-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 24, 2008
CHENIERE ENERGY, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (713) 375-5000
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
On October 24, 2008, the board of directors of Cheniere Energy, Inc. (the Company) approved an amendment to the Rights Agreement, dated as of October 14, 2004, between the Company and Computershare Trust Company, N.A. (formerly U.S. Stock Transfer Corp.), as Rights Agent (the Rights Agent), as amended by the First Amendment to Rights Agreement, dated as of January 24, 2005, between the Company and the Rights Agent (collectively, the Rights Agreement). For that purpose, the Company and the Rights Agent entered into a Second Amendment to Rights Agreement, dated as of October 24, 2008 (the Second Amendment). The Second Amendment amends the Rights Agreement to change the definition of Acquiring Person in Section 1 of the Rights Agreement, and provides for certain other changes.
The foregoing summary of the principal terms of the Second Amendment is a general description only and is subject to the detailed terms and conditions of the Second Amendment, a copy of which is attached as Exhibit 4.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.
See the description set out under Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.