Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc.
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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): June 2, 2021


Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware   001-35371   61-1630631
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
  (Commission File No.)  

(I.R.S. employer identification



410 17th Street, Suite 1400
Denver, Colorado 80202
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)


(720) 440-6100

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligations of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


¨    Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class   Trading Symbol   Name of exchange on which
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share   BCEI   New York Stock Exchange


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).


Emerging growth company       ¨  


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.   ¨






Item 5.07Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.


At the annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) of Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. (the “Company”) held on June 2, 2021, there were 30,687,407 shares of Bonanza Creek common stock, par value $0.01 per share, eligible to vote, of which 27,469,783 shares, or 89.51% percent, were voted. The proposals that were considered and voted upon at the Annual Meeting are described in detail in the Company’s annual proxy statement, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 28, 2021. The final certified voting results on those proposals are as follows:


1.     Each nominee director who was up for election was elected to a term of one year to expire at the Company’s 2022 annual meeting of stockholders and until they are either re-elected or their successor is duly elected and qualified. Votes regarding the election of these directors were as follows:


Director  For   Withheld   Broker Non-Votes 
James E. Craddock   26,282,714    23,914    1,163,155 
Eric T. Greager   26,223,209    83,419    1,163,155 
Carrie L. Hudak   26,045,979    260,649    1,163,155 
Paul Keglevic   25,472,841    833,787    1,163,155 
Audrey Robertson   26,132,731    173,897    1,163,155 
Brian Steck   26,015,622    291,006    1,163,155 
Jeffrey E. Wojahn   26,025,097    281,531    1,163,155 


2.     Deloitte & Touche LLP was ratified as the Company’s independent registered public accountants for the fiscal year 2021. The voting results were as follows:


For   Against   Abstentions 
 27,358,611    105,686    5,486 


3.     The Board proposal seeking approval of the Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. 2021 Long-Term Incentive Plan was approved. The voting results were as follows:


For   Against   Abstentions   Broker Non-Votes 
 25,612,717    683,133    10,778    1,163,155 


4.     The Board proposal seeking approval, on an advisory basis, of the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers was approved. The voting results were as follows:


For   Against   Abstentions   Broker Non-Votes 
 25,972,970    322,520    11,138    1,163,155 


5.     The Board proposal seeking to ratify the Tax Benefits Preservation Plan was approved. The voting results were as follows:


For   Against   Abstentions   Broker Non-Votes 
 20,317,990    5,977,769    10,869    1,163,155 


There was no other business voted upon at the Annual Meeting.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d)  Exhibits


Exhibit No.   Description
104   Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as Inline XBRL)






Pursuant to 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.


  Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc.
Dated: June 4, 2021 By: /s/ Cyrus D. Marter IV
  Name: Cyrus D. Marter IV
  Title: Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary