SilverBow Resources Confirms Receipt of Proposal from Kimmeridge

No Shareholder Action Required at this Time

SilverBow Resources, Inc. (NYSE: SBOW) today confirmed that it has received a proposal from Kimmeridge Energy Management (“Kimmeridge”) with respect to a potential transaction between the Company and Kimmeridge Texas Gas (“KTG”). Kimmeridge proposes to contribute the assets of KTG and $500 million of cash in exchange for shares issued by the combined entity. Following the proposed transaction, Kimmeridge would control a supermajority of the combined company (including the shares currently held by Kimmeridge), with the remaining shares held by public shareholders.

Consistent with its fiduciary duties and in consultation with its financial and legal advisors, the SilverBow Board of Directors will carefully review and consider the proposal to determine the course of action that it believes is in the best interest of the Company and all of its shareholders. SilverBow shareholders do not need to take any action at this time.

SilverBow notes that it has engaged extensively with Kimmeridge, consistent with its goal of maximizing value for shareholders, beginning in August 2022. On March 1, 2024, the Company disclosed its history of engagement and negotiation with Kimmeridge on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


SilverBow Resources, Inc. (NYSE: SBOW) is a Houston-based energy company actively engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil and gas in the Eagle Ford Shale and Austin Chalk in South Texas. With over 30 years of history operating in South Texas, the Company possesses a significant understanding of regional reservoirs that it leverages to assemble high quality drilling inventory while continuously enhancing its operations to maximize returns on capital invested.


The Company, its directors and certain of its executive officers and employees may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from shareholders in connection with the 2024 Annual Meeting. The Company plans to file a proxy statement with the SEC in connection with the solicitation of proxies for the 2024 Annual Meeting (the “2024 Proxy Statement”), together with a WHITE proxy card. SHAREHOLDERS ARE URGED TO READ THE 2024 PROXY STATEMENT (INCLUDING ANY AMENDMENTS OR SUPPLEMENTS THERETO) AND ANY OTHER RELEVANT DOCUMENTS THAT THE COMPANY WILL FILE WITH THE SEC CAREFULLY AND IN THEIR ENTIRETY WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION. Additional information regarding the identity of these potential participants and their direct or indirect interests, by security holdings or otherwise, will be set forth in the 2024 Proxy Statement and other materials to be filed with the SEC in connection with the 2024 Annual Meeting. Information relating to direct and indirect interests, by security holdings or otherwise, of the directors and executive officers of the Company is contained in the Company’s definitive proxy statement for its 2023 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “2023 Proxy Statement”), filed with the SEC on April 3, 2023. To the extent holdings of the Company’s securities by the Company’s directors or executive officers have changed since the information printed in the 2023 Proxy Statement, such information has been or will be reflected on Statements of Change in Ownership on Forms 3 and 4 filed with the SEC. Shareholders will be able to obtain, free of charge, copies of the 2024 Proxy Statement, any amendments or supplements thereto and any other documents (including the proxy card) when filed by the Company with the SEC in connection with the 2024 Annual Meeting at the SEC’s website ( or at the Company’s website (


Jeff Magids

Vice President of Finance & Investor Relations

(281) 874-2700, (888) 991-SBOW

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