COMSTOCK RESOURCES, INC. (NYSE:CRK) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

COMSTOCK RESOURCES, INC. (NYSE:CRK) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
Item 1.01

Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

On July 13, 2018, Comstock Resources, Inc., a Nevada corporation ("Comstock" or the "Company"), entered into supplemental indentures (the “Supplemental Indentures”) with respect to its 7 /% Convertible Secured PIK Notes due 2019 (“2019 Convertible Notes”) and its 9 /% Convertible Secured PIK Notes due 2020 (“2020 Convertible Notes” and together with the 2019 Convertible Notes, the “Convertible Notes”), in each case, together with American Stock Transfer &Trust Company, LLC, as the trustee under each of the indentures, and the subsidiary guarantors thereunder.The Supplemental Indentures amended the terms of the indentures governing each series of the Convertible Notes to provide that a mandatory conversion event (requiring the Company to convert any outstanding Convertible Notes into shares of its common stock) shall not occur prior to the occurrence of a period of 15 consecutive trading days during which the daily volume weighted average price of the Company’s common stock is equal to or greater than the threshold price in effect under the applicable indenture, which 15 consecutive trading day period shall not commence prior to the earlier of (i) October 12, 2018 and (ii) the termination of the Contribution Agreement dated May 9, 2018 among the Company, Arkoma Drilling, L.P. and Williston Drilling, L.P. (the “Contribution Agreement”).The Convertible Notes will continue to be convertible at the option of the holders thereof during this period in accordance with the terms of the respective indenture.

The foregoing description of the Supplemental Indentures does not purport to be complete and is subject to, and qualified in its entirety by, the full text of each of the Supplemental Indentures, copies of which are filed as Exhibit 4.1 and Exhibit 4.2 hereto, and are incorporated into this Item 1.01 by reference.

On July 13, 2018, the Company announced the commencement of (i) a cash tender offer with respect to any and all of the Company’s outstanding Senior Secured Toggle Notes due 2020 (the “Toggle Notes”), Convertible Notes, 10% Senior Secured Notes due 2020 (the “10% 2020 Notes”), 7¾% Senior Notes due 2019 (the “2019 Senior Notes”) and 9 ½% Senior Notes due 2020 (the “2020 Senior Notes” and together with the Toggle Notes, the Convertible Notes, the 10% 2020 Notes and the 2019 Senior Notes, the “Notes”) and (ii) a related solicitation of consents from holders of the Notes to certain amendments to the indentures under which the Notes were issued (such tender offer and consent solicitation are collectively referred to as the “Tender Offer”). A copy of the press release announcing the Tender Offer, and which describes the Tender Offer in greater detail, is hereby incorporated by reference and attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

On July 13, 2018, the Company announced that, subject to market and other conditions, its wholly-owned subsidiary Comstock Escrow Corporation intends to offer for sale (the “Proposed Offering”) in a private placement under Rule 144A and Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, $850.0 million in aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2026 (the “Senior Notes”).The gross proceeds of the offering (plus an amount related to interest that would accrue on the Senior Notes through a specified date) will initially be deposited in an escrow account pending satisfaction of certain conditions, including the closing of the

contribution of certain oil and gas assets by Arkoma Drilling, L.P. and Williston Drilling, L.P., to the Contribution Agreement.The press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2 and incorporated by reference herein in accordance with Rule 135c of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

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This Current Report on Form 8-K may contain "forward-looking statements" as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.All statements, other than statements of present or historical fact included in this Current Report on Form 8-K, regarding the proposed contribution transaction and Proposed Offering discussed herein, Comstock's ability to consummate the contribution transaction and the refinancing plan, the benefits of the transaction and Comstock's future financial performance following the transaction are forward looking statements. Such statements are based on management's current expectations and are subject to a number of factors and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those described herein.Although the Company believes the expectations in such statements to be reasonable, there can be no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct.

This Current Report on Form 8-K is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer to buy the Senior Notes.

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits

Exhibit 4.1

Second Supplemental Indenture dated July 13, 2018, among Comstock Resources, Inc., the Subsidiary Guarantors party thereto, and American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC, Trustee for the 7¾% Convertible Secured PIK Notes due 2019.

Exhibit 4.2

Second Supplemental Indenture dated July 13, 2018, among Comstock Resources, Inc., the Subsidiary Guarantors party thereto, and American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC, Trustee for the 9½% Convertible Secured PIK Notes due 2020.

Exhibit 99.1

Press Release dated July 13, 2018 announcing the Tender Offer.

Exhibit 99.2

Press Release dated July 13, 2018 announcing the Proposed Offering of the Senior Notes.


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About COMSTOCK RESOURCES, INC. (NYSE:CRK)

Comstock Resources, Inc. is an energy company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas in the United States. The Company operates in the segment of exploration and production of oil and natural gas. The Company’s oil and gas operations are concentrated in Texas and Louisiana. Its operations are focused in two operating areas: East Texas/North Louisiana and South Texas. The Company’s properties in the East Texas/North Louisiana region include approximately 80,660 acres in the Haynesville or Bossier shale formations. The Company’s Eagleville field includes approximately 30,220 acres located in the oil window of the Eagle Ford shale in South Texas. The Company owns interests in over 1,575 producing oil and natural gas wells, and operates over 950 of these wells. The Company owns interests in over 20 wells in the Rosita field, located in Duval County, Texas.

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