SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
October 19, 2021
KOSMOS ENERGY LTD.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|8176 Park Lane|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol|
Name of each exchange on which
|Common Stock $0.01 par value||KOS||New York Stock Exchange|
|London Stock Exchange|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: +1 214 445 9600
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On October 19, 2021, Kosmos Energy Ltd. (“Kosmos” or “Company”) issued a press release announcing that it has commenced an offering of $400 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2027 (the “New Notes”). A copy of the press release is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering of the New Notes, together with cash on hand, to refinance the $400 million aggregate principal amount of private placement notes the Company issued to fund its acquisition of Anadarko WCTP Company.
The New Notes will not be registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), or any state securities laws and unless so registered, the New Notes may not be offered or sold in the United States without registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state securities or blue sky laws and foreign securities laws. The New Notes will be offered only to persons reasonably believed to be qualified institutional buyers in reliance on the exemption from registration set forth in Rule 144A under the Securities Act and, outside the United States, to non-U.S. persons in reliance on the exemption from registration set forth in Regulation S under the Securities Act.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Other Exhibits.
|99.1||Press release dated October 19, 2021.|
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: October 19, 2021
|KOSMOS ENERGY LTD.|
|By:||/s/ NEAL D. SHAH|
|Neal D. Shah|
|Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|