Hiland Holdings GP, LP 8-K 2009
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): June 30, 2009
Hiland Holdings GP, LP
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
205 West Maple, Suite 1100
Enid, Oklahoma 73701
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code (580) 242-6040
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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:
On June 30, 2009, Hiland Partners, LP (Hiland Partners) issued a press release announcing that Hiland Partners had executed a series of hedging transactions and used the net proceeds to reduce indebtedness under Hiland Partners senior secured revolving credit facility. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
Important Additional Information Regarding the Hiland Mergers will be Filed with the SEC:
In connection with certain proposed mergers involving each of Hiland Partners and Hiland Holdings GP, LP (the Partnership and together with Hiland Partners, the Hiland Companies), the Hiland Companies will file a joint proxy statement and each of the Partnership and Hiland Partners will file other documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). INVESTORS AND SECURITY HOLDERS ARE ADVISED TO READ THE JOINT PROXY STATEMENT WHEN IT BECOMES AVAILABLE BECAUSE IT WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE HILAND COMPANIES AND THE MERGERS. Investors and security holders may obtain copies of the joint proxy statement and other documents that the Partnership or Hiland Partners file with the SEC (when they are available) free of charge at the SECs web site at http://www.sec.gov. The definitive joint proxy statement and other relevant documents may also be obtained (when available) free of charge on the Hiland Companies web site at http://www.hilandpartners.com or by directing a request to either (i) Hiland Partners, LP, 205 West Maple, Suite 1100, Enid, Oklahoma 73701, Attention: Investor Relations (for documents filed by the Hiland Partners), or (ii) Hiland Holdings GP, LP, 205 West Maple, Suite 1100, Enid, Oklahoma 73701, Attention: Investor Relations (for documents filed by the Partnership).
The Partnership and its directors, executive officers and other members of its management and employees (including Harold Hamm) may be deemed participants in the solicitation of proxies from the unitholders of the Partnership and Hiland Partners and its directors, executive officers and other members of its management and employees (including Mr. Hamm) may be deemed participants in the solicitation of proxies from the unitholders of the Partnership and Hiland Partners in connection with the proposed transactions. Information regarding the special interests of persons who may be deemed to be such participants in the proposed transactions will be included in the joint proxy statement described above. Additional information regarding the directors and executive officers of Hiland Partners and the Partnership is also included in each Hiland Companys Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2008, which were filed with the SEC on March 9, 2009, and subsequent statements of changes in beneficial ownership on file with the SEC. These documents are available free of charge at the SECs web site at www.sec.gov and from Investor Relations at Hiland Partners or the Partnership, as applicable, as described above.
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.
June 30, 2009