NEW YORK, NY – After reviewing the proxy statement and marketing materials that SandRidge Energy (“SandRidge”) has filed and meeting with management, Guggenheim Partners Investment Management currently intends to vote all the SandRidge shares under its management (approximately 11.9% of shares outstanding) against the proposed acquisition of Bonanza Creek and the associated share issuance.
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Guggenheim Investments is the global asset management and investment advisory division of Guggenheim Partners, with $243 billion¹ in assets across fixed income, equity, and alternative strategies. We focus on the return and risk needs of insurance companies, corporate and public pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowments and foundations, consultants, wealth managers, and high-net-worth investors. Our 275+ investment professionals perform rigorous research to understand market trends and identify undervalued opportunities in areas that are often complex and underfollowed. This approach to investment management has enabled us to deliver innovative strategies providing diversification and attractive long-term results.
¹ Guggenheim Investments total asset figure is as of 9.30.2017. The assets include $11.6bn of leverage for assets under management and $0.4bn for assets for which Guggenheim provides administrative services. Guggenheim Investments represents the following affiliated investment management businesses: Guggenheim Partners Investment Management, LLC, Security Investors, LLC, Guggenheim Funds Investment Advisors, LLC, Guggenheim Funds Distributors, LLC, Guggenheim Real Estate, LLC, GS GAMMA Advisors, LLC, Guggenheim Partners Europe Limited and Guggenheim Partners India Management.