Parker Drilling Company 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): May 9, 2012
PARKER DRILLING COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (281) 406-2000
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 8.01 Other Events
The previously announced tender offer by Parker Drilling Company (the Company) for any and all $125 million aggregate principal amount of its outstanding Convertible Senior Notes (the Convertible Senior Notes) expired at 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on May 8, 2012 (the Expiration Date). The Company has accepted for purchase all of the aggregate principal amount of Convertible Senior Notes that were validly tendered and not withdrawn as of the Expiration Date for an aggregate consideration of $124,073,165.94, including accrued and unpaid interest on the Convertible Senior Notes. In accordance with the terms of the tender offer, the depositary will promptly issue payment for the Convertible Senior Notes accepted for purchase.
On May 9, 2012, the Company issued a press release announcing the results of the tender offer. The press release is incorporated by reference into this Item 8.01 and the foregoing description is qualified in its entirety by reference to such exhibit.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.