Hornbeck Offshore Services 8-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
DATE OF REPORT: February 18, 2008
(Date of earliest event reported)
Hornbeck Offshore Services, 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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Exercise of Accordion Feature Available Under Senior Secured Revolving Credit Facility. On February 20, 2008, the Company increased the $100.0 million borrowing base of its existing senior secured revolving credit facility to $250.0 million, the maximum amount under its accordion feature. As required by the September 2006 credit agreement, the Company provided additional vessels as collateral, bringing the approximate aggregate appraised fair market value of all collateral to in excess of $500.0 million or 200% of the new level of permitted borrowings. The Company now has a total of four ocean-going tugs and 24 new generation OSVs pledged as collateral under this agreement.
Bonus and Non-equity Incentive Payments Related to 2007; 2008 Base Salary Increases and Restricted Stock Unit Awards. On February 18, 2008, in connection with its year-end review, the Compensation Committee, or the Committee, of the Board of Directors of Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc., or the Company, awarded, pursuant to the Companys contracts and arrangements with its named executive officers (as defined in Regulation S-K item 402(a)(3) non-equity incentive compensation and bonuses in respect of their 2007 performance. In addition, the Company increased the annual salaries to be paid to such officers in 2008. The salary increases for the Companys three most senior executives will be effected under their employment contracts with the Company. In addition, the Committee granted restricted stock unit awards under the Second Amended and Restated Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. Incentive Compensation Plan, or the Plan, to its named executive officers. These salaries, bonuses and time and performance-based restricted stock unit awards are summarized in the following table:
Other Compensation Information. A more complete description as well as discussion and analysis of the Plan and the Companys contracts and other compensatory arrangements with named executive officers and our non-employee directors can be found in the Definitive Proxy Statement filed by the Company with the SEC in connection with its 2007 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.
Item 8.01 Other Events
Restricted Stock Unit Awards to Non-Employee Directors Related to 2007. The Committee also approved restricted stock unit awards covering 3,000 shares of Hornbeck Offshore common stock to each of the following non-employee directors: Ms. Patricia B. Melcher and Messrs. Larry D. Hornbeck, Bruce W. Hunt, Steven W. Krablin, Bernie W. Stewart and David A. Trice. These units were granted to the non-employee directors effective February 18, 2008 and will vest in full on February 18, 2009. The 3,000 shares issuable upon satisfaction of the time-vesting requirement were equal to the number of shares granted in 2007.
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 thereunto duly authorized.