Petrohawk Launches $600MM Offering of Senior Notes

Petrohawk has launched a private offering of $600 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2019 (the "Senior Notes"). The offering of the Senior Notes, which is subject to market availability as well as other conditions, will be made only to qualified institutional buyers in the United States and non-U.S. persons outside the United States.

Petrohawk intends to use the net proceeds from the Senior Notes offering to repay borrowings outstanding under its senior revolving credit facility and for working capital for general corporate purposes.

The Senior Notes have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933 (the "Securities Act") or any state securities laws, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and state securities laws. The notes may be resold by the initial purchasers pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S under the Securities Act.