DENVER, Feb. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Resolute Energy Corporation (NYSE: REN) (“Resolute” or the “Company”) today announced that at a special meeting of stockholders held earlier today, Resolute’s stockholders voted to approve the adoption of the merger agreement between Resolute and Cimarex Energy Co. (“Cimarex”).
15,950,431 shares voted in favor of the proposal to adopt the merger agreement. This represents approximately 85% of the total shares of Resolute’s common stock represented and entitled to vote at the special meeting, and more than 99% of the votes cast, excluding those stockholders who abstained from voting on the merger proposal. Resolute will file the final vote results with the Securities and Exchange Commission on a Form 8-K.
As previously announced, on November 18, 2018, Resolute and Cimarex entered into the merger agreement by which Cimarex will acquire Resolute in a cash and stock transaction. With the receipt of the required stockholder approval, Resolute and Cimarex expect to close the transaction on March 1, 2019, subject to satisfaction of the remaining customary closing conditions.