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):
November 28, 2018
KOSMOS ENERGY LTD.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction
2 Church Street
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: +1 441 295 5950
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On November 28, 2018, funds affiliated with The Blackstone Group L.P. and Warburg Pincus LLC that are party to a shareholders agreement (the “Shareholders Agreement”) with Kosmos Energy Ltd. (the “Company”) delivered letters (each, a “Waiver Letter”) irrevocably waiving certain rights under the Shareholders Agreement and the Company’s Bye-laws, including the right to nominate directors to the Company’s Board of Directors.
Copies of the Waiver Letters are contained in Exhibits 1.1 and 1.2 hereto, which are incorporated by reference into this Item 1.01. The above description of the Waiver Letters is qualified in its entirety by reference to such exhibits.
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On November 28, 2018, each of David B. Krieger and David I. Foley tendered his resignation as a director of the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. The Company thanks Messrs. Krieger and Foley for their service.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Other Exhibits.
|1.2||Waiver Letter of funds affiliated with Warburg Pincus LLC, dated November 28, 2018|
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: November 30, 2018|
|KOSMOS ENERGY LTD.|
|By:||/s/ Jason E. Doughty|
|Jason E. Doughty|
|Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary|
Waiver Letter of funds affiliated with The Blackstone Group L.P., dated November 28, 2018
Waiver Letter of funds affiliated with Warburg Pincus LLC, dated November 28, 2018