DENBURY RESOURCES INC. (NYSE:DNR) Files An 8-K Other Events
Item 8.01 – Other Events
On December 27, 2018, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission granted early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, with respect to the proposed acquisition of Penn Virginia Corporation, a Virginia corporation (“Penn Virginia”) by Denbury Resources Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”) to that certain Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated October 28, 2018 (the “Merger Agreement”). The completion of the transactions contemplated by the Merger Agreement, which is expected in the first quarter of 2019, remains subject to approval by shareholders of Penn Virginia and stockholders of the Company and other customary closing conditions.
No Offer or Solicitation
This communication relates to a proposed business combination transaction (the “Transaction”) between Penn Virginia and the Company. This communication is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities or a solicitation of any vote or approval, in any jurisdiction, to the Transaction or otherwise, nor shall there be any sale, issuance, exchange or transfer of the securities referred to in this document in any jurisdiction in contravention of applicable law. No offer of securities shall be made except by means of a prospectus meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
Additional Information and Where to Find It
In connection with the Transaction, the Company filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) a registration statement on Form S-4 on December 21, 2018, that included a joint proxy statement of the Company and Penn Virginia and a prospectus of the Company. The Transaction will be submitted to the Company’s stockholders and Penn Virginia’s shareholders for their consideration. The Company and Penn Virginia may also file other documents with the SEC regarding the Transaction. The definitive joint proxy statement/prospectus will be sent to the stockholders of the Company and Penn Virginia. This document is not a substitute for the registration statement and joint proxy statement/prospectus filed with the SEC or any other documents that the Company or Penn Virginia may file with the SEC or send to stockholders of the Company or shareholders of Penn Virginia in connection with the Transaction. INVESTORS AND SECURITY HOLDERS OF THE COMPANY AND PENN VIRGINIA ARE URGED TO READ THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT AND THE JOINT PROXY STATEMENT/PROSPECTUS REGARDING THE TRANSACTION AND ALL OTHER RELEVANT DOCUMENTS THAT ARE FILED OR WILL BE FILED WITH THE SEC, AS WELL AS ANY AMENDMENTS OR SUPPLEMENTS TO THESE DOCUMENTS, CAREFULLY AND IN THEIR ENTIRETY BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE TRANSACTION AND RELATED MATTERS.
Investors and security holders will be able to obtain free copies of the registration statement and the joint proxy statement/prospectus and all other documents filed or that will be filed with the SEC by the Company or Penn Virginia through the website maintained by the SEC at www.sec.gov. Copies of documents filed with the SEC by the Company will be made available free of charge on the Company’s website at www.denbury.com or by directing a request to John Mayer, Director of Investor Relations, Denbury Resources Inc., 5320 Legacy Drive, Plano, TX 75024, Tel. No. (972) 673-2000. Copies of documents filed with the SEC by Penn Virginia will be made available free of charge on Penn Virginia’s website at www.pennvirginia.com, under the heading “SEC Filings,” or by directing a request to Investor Relations, Penn Virginia Corporation, 16285 Park Ten Place, Houston, TX 77084, Suite 500, Tel. No. (713) 722-6500.
Participants in Solicitation
The Company, Penn Virginia and their respective directors and executive officers may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies in respect to the Transaction.
Information regarding the Company’s directors and executive officers is contained in the proxy statement for the Company’s 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders filed with the SEC on April 12, 2018, and certain of its Current Reports on Form 8-K. You can obtain free copies of these documents at the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov or by accessing the Company’s website at www.denbury.com. Information regarding Penn Virginia’s executive officers and directors is contained in the proxy statement for Penn Virginia’s 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders filed with the SEC on March 28, 2018, and certain of its Current Reports on Form 8-K. You can obtain free copies of these documents at the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov or by accessing Penn Virginia’s website at www.pennvirginia.com.
Investors may obtain additional information regarding the interests of those persons and other persons who may be deemed participants in the Transaction by reading the joint proxy statement/prospectus regarding the Transaction. You may obtain free copies of this document as described above.
Forward-Looking Statements and Cautionary Statements
The foregoing contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included in this communication that address activities, events or developments that the Company or Penn Virginia expects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. Words such as “estimate,” “project,” “predict,” “believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “potential,” “create,” “intend,” “could,” “may,” “foresee,” “plan,” “will,” “guidance,” “look,” “outlook,” “goal,” “future,” “assume,” “forecast,” “build,” “focus,” “work,” “continue” or the negative of such terms or other variations thereof and words and terms of similar substance used in connection with any discussion of future plans, actions, or events identify forward-looking statements. However, the absence of these words does not mean that the statements are not forward-looking. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the Transaction, pro forma descriptions of the combined company and its operations, integration and transition plans, synergies, opportunities and anticipated future performance. There are a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements included in this communication. These include the expected timing and likelihood of completion of the Transaction, including the timing, receipt and terms and conditions of any required governmental and regulatory approvals of the Transaction that could reduce anticipated benefits or cause the parties to abandon the Transaction, the ability to successfully integrate the businesses, the occurrence of any event, change or other circumstances that could give rise to the termination of the merger agreement, the possibility that stockholders of the Company may not approve the issuance of new shares of common stock in the Transaction or the amendment of the Company’s charter or that shareholders of Penn Virginia may not approve the merger agreement, the risk that the parties may not be able to satisfy the conditions to the Transaction in a timely manner or at all, the risk that any announcements relating to the Transaction could have adverse effects on the market price of the Company’s common stock or Penn Virginia’s common stock, the risk that the Transaction and its announcement could have an adverse effect on the ability of the Company and Penn Virginia to retain customers and retain and hire key personnel and maintain relationships with their suppliers and customers and on their operating results and businesses generally, the risk the pending Transaction could distract management of both entities from ongoing business operations or cause them to incur substantial costs, the risk that problems may arise in successfully integrating the businesses of the companies, which may result in the combined company not operating as effectively and efficiently as expected, the risk that the combined company may be unable to achieve synergies or it may take longer than expected to achieve those synergies and other important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. All such factors are difficult to predict and are beyond the Company’s or Penn Virginia’s control, including those detailed in the Company’s annual reports on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and current reports on Form 8-K that are available on its website at www.denbury.com and on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov, and those detailed in Penn Virginia’s annual reports on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and current reports on Form 8-K that are available on Penn Virginia’s website at www.pennvirginia.com and on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. All forward-looking statements are based on assumptions that the Company or Penn Virginia believe to be reasonable but that may not prove to be accurate. Any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made, and the Company and Penn Virginia undertake no obligation to correct or update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable law. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements that speak only as of the date hereof.
About DENBURY RESOURCES INC. (NYSE:DNR)
Denbury Resources Inc. is an independent oil and natural gas company. The Company’s operations are focused on two operating areas: the Gulf Coast and Rocky Mountain regions. Its properties with proved and producing reserves in the Gulf Coast region are situated in Mississippi, Texas, Louisiana and Alabama, and in the Rocky Mountain region are situated in Montana, North Dakota and Wyoming. It has estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves of over 288.6 million barrels of oil equivalent (MMBOE). Its primary Gulf Coast carbon dioxide (CO2) source is Jackson Dome, which is located near Jackson, Mississippi. Its mature group of properties includes the initial CO2 field, Little Creek, as well as various other fields, including Brookhaven, Cranfield, Eucutta, Lockhart Crossing, Mallalieu, Martinville, McComb and Soso fields. Its LaBarge Field is located in southwestern Wyoming. It holds interest in LaBarge Field, which consists of over 1.2 trillion cubic feet of proved CO2 reserves.