DFAN14A 1 p12-1903dfan14a.htm SANDRIDGE ENERGY, INC. p12-1903dfan14a.htm
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SandRidge Energy, Inc.

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TPG-Axon Management LP
TPG-Axon Partners GP, L.P.
TPG-Axon Partners, LP
TPG-Axon International, L.P.
TPG-Axon International GP, LLC
Dinakar Singh LLC
Dinakar Singh

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On November 30, 2012, TPG-Axon Management LP and its affiliates (collectively, "TPG-Axon") sent a letter to the board of directors of SandRidge Energy, Inc. (the "Issuer") expressing their heightened concern with the inability of the Issuer's management team to restore stockholder value and focusing on management's continued overspending, self-dealing and incoherent corporate strategy.  The letter also stated TPG-Axon's intention to solicit fellow stockholders of the Issuer for their written consent to amend the Issuer's bylaws to, among other things, de-stagger the Board and permit the removal of directors with or without cause, remove incumbent directors from the Board, and replace such incumbent directors with nominees of TPG-Axon.

Also on November 30, 2012, TPG-Axon issued a press release describing the foregoing letter to the Board.  A copy of the press release containing the full text of the letter is filed herewith as Exhibit 1.

Information regarding the Participants in a solicitation of written consents of the stockholders of the Issuer is filed herewith as Exhibit 2.