Ring Energy Inc (REI): MSD Partners Increases Its Stake to 5.94%

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MSD Partners, a fund that was founded to manage Michael Dell’s money and led by Glenn Fuhrman and John Phelan, has reported a 5.94% position in Ring Energy Inc (NYSEMKT:REI). The stake contains 2.49 million shares of the company, which represent an increase from 1.09 million shares MSD Capital held at the end of 2015.

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Ring Energy Inc (NYSEMKT:REI) is a $265 million exploration and production company, whose stock has lost over 43% in the last year. In April, the company conducted an underwritten public offering of 11.50 million shares at $5.60 per unit, which resulted in total net proceeds of $61 million. Among other things, Ring Energy plans to use the proceeds to launch a horizontal drilling development program and repay debt under its revolving credit facility.

Overall, seven funds among those we track reported stakes in Ring Energy Inc (NYSEMKT:REI) as of the end of 2015, up by two over the quarter. Talara Capital Management, managed by David Zusman, reported the laregest position that  was worth $10.7 million position. Some other hedge funds and institutional investors that held long positions encompass  GLG Partners and J. Carlo Cannell’s Cannell Capital.

Among the funds that initiated positions in Ring Energy Inc (NYSEMKT:REI) during the last quarter of 2015 is Israel Englander’s Millennium Management, which had a $100,000 stake invested in the company at the end of the quarter.

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Ownership Summary Table

Name Sole Voting Power Shared Voting Power Sole Dispositive Power Shared Dispositive Power Aggregate Amount Owned Power Percent of Class
MSD Partners 0 2,488,266 0 2,488,266 2,488,266 5.94%
MSD Credit Opportunity Master Fund 0 2,488,266 0 2,488,266 2,488,266 5.94%

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Washington, D.C. 20549
(Rule 13d-102)
Information to be Included in Statements Filed Pursuant to Rules 13d-1(b), (c) and (d) and Amendments Thereto Filed Pursuant to Rule 13d-2(b)
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 Ring Energy, Inc.

(Name of Issuer)

 Common Stock

(Title of Class of Securities)


(CUSIP Number)

April 21, 2016

(Date of Event which Requires Filing of this Statement)

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