Dynegy 8-K 2011
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)
August 26, 2011
DYNEGY HOLDINGS INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On August 26, 2011, Dynegy Inc. (Dynegy) announced that Sithe/Independence Funding Corporation (Sithe), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Dynegy and Dynegy Holdings Inc., has commenced a cash tender offer to purchase any and all of Sithes outstanding $191,687,012.47 in aggregate principal amount of 9% Secured Bonds due 2013 (the Notes). In connection with the tender offer, Sithe is also soliciting consents from the registered holders of the Notes to certain proposed amendments to the indenture governing the Notes (as supplemented, the Indenture), including the (i) elimination of certain of the restrictive covenants, certain events of default applicable to the Notes and certain other provisions contained in the Indenture and (ii) amendment of the satisfaction and discharge provisions of the Indenture. The tender offer is scheduled to expire at 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on September 23, 2011, unless extended or earlier terminated by Sithe. A copy of the press release announcing the commencement of the tender offer is being furnished as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Pursuant to General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K and Securities and Exchange Commission Release No. 33-8176, the information contained in the press release furnished as an exhibit hereto shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, is not subject to the liabilities of that section and is not deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filings. In addition, this Form 8-K and the press release contain statements intended as forward-looking statements, which are subject to the cautionary statements about forward-looking statements set forth in such press release.
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.