Cheniere Energy 8-K 2012
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): July 20, 2012 (July 17, 2012)
CHENIERE ENERGY, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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):
Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
On July 17, 2012, Cheniere Energy, Inc. (“Cheniere”) entered into an underwriting agreement (the “Underwriting Agreement”) with Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC as representatives of the underwriters named therein (the “Underwriters”), providing for the offer and sale in an underwritten offering (the “Offering”) of 28,000,000 shares of Cheniere's common stock, par value $0.003 per share (“Common Stock”), at a price to the Underwriters of $13.59 per share. Pursuant to the Underwriting Agreement, Cheniere granted the Underwriters a thirty-day option to purchase up to an additional 4,200,000 shares of Common Stock to cover over-allotments.
The foregoing description of the Underwriting Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Underwriting Agreement, which is attached as Exhibit 1.1 to this report and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
On July 20, 2012, Cheniere issued a press release announcing the closing of the Offering. The press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
The information included in this Item 7.01 of Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1, is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section and such information, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be incorporated by reference into any filing under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.