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):
December 12, 2012
MAGNUM HUNTER RESOURCES CORPORATION
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
777 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 650
Houston, Texas 77056
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On December 12, 2012, the Company closed an underwritten public offering of 1,000,000 depositary shares (Depositary Shares), each representing a 1/1,000th interest in a share of the Companys 8% Series E Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock, with a liquidation preference of $25,000 per share (equivalent to $25 per Depositary Share) at a public offering price of $23.50 per Depositary Share, before underwriters commissions and offering expenses. The Company received net proceeds, after underwriters commissions and anticipated offering expenses, of approximately $21.9 million. The record date for the initial dividend payment for the Depositary Shares issued in this offering will be January 15, 2013, and the initial dividend payment will be made to holders of record as of that date on January 31, 2013.
In accordance with 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.