SC 13D/A 1 sdsch13damd03121517.htm

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

SCHEDULE 13D

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No. 3)*

Sandridge Energy, Inc.
(Name of Issuer)

common stock, par value $0.001 per share
(Title of Class of Securities)

80007P869
(CUSIP Number)

Jesse Lynn, Esq.
Icahn Capital LP
767 Fifth Avenue, 47th Floor
New York, New York 10153
(212) 702-4300

(Name, Address and Telephone Number of Person Authorized to
Receive Notices and Communications)

December 15, 2017
(Date of Event which Requires Filing of this Statement)

If the filing person has previously filed a statement on Schedule 13G to report the acquisition that is the subject of this Schedule 13D, and is filing this schedule because of Section 240.13d-1(e), 240.13d-1(f) or 240.13d-1(g), check the following box / /.

NOTE: Schedules filed in paper format shall include a signed original and five copies of the schedule, including all exhibits. See Rule 13d‑7 for other parties to whom copies are to be sent.

*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person's initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

The information required on the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).


SCHEDULE 13D

Item 1. Security and Issuer

The Schedule 13D filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 22, 2017, as previously amended (the "Schedule 13D"), by High River Limited Partnership, Hopper Investments LLC, Barberry Corp., Icahn Partners Master Fund LP, Icahn Offshore LP, Icahn Partners LP, Icahn Onshore LP, Icahn Capital LP, IPH GP LLC, Icahn Enterprises Holdings L.P., Icahn Enterprises G.P. Inc., Beckton Corp. and Carl C. Icahn (collectively, the "Reporting Persons"), with respect to the shares of common stock, par value $0.001 per share ("Shares"), of Sandridge Energy, Inc. (the "Issuer"), is hereby further amended to furnish the additional information set forth herein. All capitalized terms contained herein but not otherwise defined shall have the meanings ascribed to such terms in the Schedule 13D.


Item 4. Purpose of Transaction

Pursuant to requests made by or on behalf of the Reporting Persons, on December 12, 2017, counsel to the Issuer confirmed in writing to the Reporting Persons that, subject to compliance by the Reporting Persons with certain laws and the Issuer's constituent documents, none of the following actions will trigger the poison pill adopted by the Issuer's board of directors on November 26, 2017: (i) discussing with other stockholders of the Issuer their opposition to the Bonanza Creek transaction; (ii) soliciting proxies from other stockholders of the Issuer to vote AGAINST the proposed issuance of Shares in connection with the Bonanza Creek transaction; (iii) seeking to call, contacting other stockholders of the Issuer about calling, or joining other stockholders of the Issuer in calling, a special meeting of the Issuer's stockholders; and (iv) soliciting proxies from stockholders of the Issuer to remove members of the Issuer's board of directors.

On December 15, 2017, the Reporting Persons filed a preliminary proxy statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission soliciting proxies from stockholders of the Issuer to vote AGAINST the proposed issuance of Shares in connection with the Bonanza Creek transaction.


SECURITY HOLDERS ARE ADVISED TO READ THE PROXY STATEMENT AND OTHER DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE SOLICITATION OF PROXIES BY CARL C. ICAHN AND HIS AFFILIATES FROM THE SHAREHOLDERS OF SANDRIDGE ENERGY, INC. WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION, INCLUDING INFORMATION RELATING TO THE PARTICIPANTS IN SUCH PROXY SOLICITATION. WHEN COMPLETED, A DEFINITIVE PROXY STATEMENT AND A FORM OF PROXY WILL BE MAILED TO SHAREHOLDERS OF SANDRIDGE ENERGY, INC. AND WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE AT NO CHARGE AT THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION'S WEBSITE AT HTTP://WWW.SEC.GOV. INFORMATION RELATING TO THE PARTICIPANTS IN SUCH PROXY SOLICITATION IS CONTAINED IN THE PRELIMINARY PROXY STATEMENT ON SCHEDULE 14A FILED BY CARL C. ICAHN AND HIS AFFILIATES WITH THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION ON DECEMBER 15, 2017.


SIGNATURE

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of each of the undersigned knowledge and belief, each of the undersigned certifies that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

Dated: December 15, 2017

ICAHN PARTNERS MASTER FUND LP
ICAHN OFFSHORE LP
ICAHN PARTNERS LP
ICAHN ONSHORE LP
BECKTON CORP.
HOPPER INVESTMENTS LLC
BARBERRY CORP.
HIGH RIVER LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
By: Hopper Investments LLC, general partner
By: Barberry Corp.

By: /s/ Edward E. Mattner
Name: Edward E. Mattner
Title: Authorized Signatory


ICAHN CAPITAL LP
By: IPH GP LLC, its general partner
By: Icahn Enterprises Holdings L.P., its sole member
By: Icahn Enterprises G.P. Inc., its general partner
IPH GP LLC
By: Icahn Enterprises Holdings L.P., its sole member
By: Icahn Enterprises G.P. Inc., its general partner
ICAHN ENTERPRISES HOLDINGS L.P.
By: Icahn Enterprises G.P. Inc., its general partner
ICAHN ENTERPRISES G.P. INC.

By: /s/ SungHwan Cho
Name: SungHwan Cho
Title: Chief Financial Officer



/s/ Carl C. Icahn 
CARL C. ICAHN

[Signature Page of Amendment No. 3 to Schedule 13D – Sandridge Energy, Inc.]