Hiland Partners, 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): December 4, 2009
Hiland Partners, 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.)
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On December 4, 2009, Hiland Partners, LP (the Partnership) completed its merger (the Merger) with HLND MergerCo, LLC (Merger Sub) pursuant to which Merger Sub merged with and into the Partnership with the Partnership continuing as the surviving entity. The Merger was completed pursuant to the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of June 1, 2009, as amended, among the Partnership, Hiland Partners GP, LLC, the general partner of the Partnership (the Company), HH GP Holding, LLC and Merger Sub.
In connection with the completion of the Merger, at the effective time of the Merger, each of Messrs. Edward D. Doherty, Michael L. Greenwood, Shelby E. Odell, John T. McNabb and Rayford T. Reid resigned as directors of the Company.
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.
December 8, 2009