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Filing Details

Accession Number:
0000904454-18-000163
Form Type:
13G Filing
Publication Date:
2018-02-14 09:20:18
Filed By:
Kensico Capital
Company:
Cheniere Energy Inc. (NYSEMKT:LNG)
Filing Date:
2018-02-14
SEC Url:
13G Filing
Ownership Summary

Please notice the below summary table is generated without human intervention and may contain errors. Please refer to the complete filing displayed below for exact figures.

Name Sole Voting Power Shared Voting Power Sole Dispositive Power Shared Dispositive Power Aggregate Amount Owned Power Percent of Class
Kensico Capital Management Corp. 13-4079 0 12,241,100 0 12,241,100 12,241,100 5.2%
Michael B. Lowenstein 0 12,241,100 0 12,241,100 12,241,100 5.2%
Thomas J. Coleman 0 12,241,100 0 12,241,100 12,241,100 5.2%
Filing

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
SCHEDULE 13G
 
Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No. __)*
 
Cheniere Energy, Inc.
(Name of Issuer)
 
Common Stock, $.003 par value
(Title of Class of Securities)
 
16411R208
(CUSIP Number)
 
December 31, 2017
(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:

[X]      Rule 13d-1(b)
[   ]      Rule 13d-1(c)
[   ]      Rule 13d-1(d)
*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 the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.
The information required in 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).
 

 
CUSIP No. 16411R208

 
1.
Names of Reporting Person
 
I.R.S. Identification Nos. of Above Persons (entities only)
Kensico Capital Management Corp.
 
13-4079277
2.
Check the Appropriate Box
if a Member of a Group
(a) [ ]
(b) [ ]
3.
SEC Use Only
 
4.
Citizenship or Place
of Organization
Delaware
Number of Shares Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person With
5.
Sole Voting Power
-0-
6.
Shared Voting Power
12,241,100
7.
Sole Dispositive Power
-0-
8.
Shared Dispositive Power
12,241,100
9.
Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
12,241,100
10.
Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares
 
[ ]
11.
Percent of Class Represented by Amount in
Row (9)
5.2%
12.
Type of Reporting Person
CO, IA
 

 
CUSIP No. 16411R208

 
1.
Names of Reporting Person
 
I.R.S. Identification Nos. of Above Persons (entities only)
Michael B. Lowenstein
2.
Check the Appropriate Box
if a Member of a Group
(a) [ ]
(b) [ ]
3.
SEC Use Only
 
4.
Citizenship or Place
of Organization
United States
Number of Shares Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person With
5.
Sole Voting Power
-0-
6.
Shared Voting Power
12,241,100
7.
Sole Dispositive Power
-0-
8.
Shared Dispositive Power
12,241,100
9.
Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
12,241,100
10.
Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares
 
[ ]
11.
Percent of Class Represented by Amount in
Row (9)
5.2%
12.
Type of Reporting Person
IN, HC
 

 
CUSIP No. 16411R208

 
1.
Names of Reporting Person
 
 
I.R.S. Identification Nos. of Above Persons (entities only)
Thomas J. Coleman
2.
Check the Appropriate Box
if a Member of a Group
(a) [ ]
(b) [ ]
3.
SEC Use Only
 
4.
Citizenship or Place
of Organization
United States
Number of Shares Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person With
5.
Sole Voting Power
-0-
6.
Shared Voting Power
12,241,100
7.
Sole Dispositive Power
-0-
8.
Shared Dispositive Power
12,241,100
9.
Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
12,241,100
10.
Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares
 
[ ]
11.
Percent of Class Represented by Amount in
Row (9)
5.2%
12.
Type of Reporting Person
IN, HC
 

 
CUSIP No. 16411R208

 
Schedule 13G

Item 1(a).                          Name of Issuer:  Cheniere Energy, Inc.

Item 1(b).                          Address of Issuer's Principal Executive Offices:

700 Milam Street, Suite 1900, Houston, TX 77002

Item 2(a).                          Name of Persons Filing:

This Statement is filed on behalf of each of the following persons (collectively, the "Reporting Persons"):
 
(i) Kensico Capital Management Corp. ("KCM");
(ii) Michael Lowenstein ("Mr. Lowenstein"); and
(iii) Thomas J. Coleman ("Mr. Coleman").
 
The Joint Filing Agreement among the Reporting Persons is attached hereto as Exhibit 1.
 
KCM is a registered investment adviser to certain affiliated funds (the "Funds") that directly hold the shares of Common Stock to which this statement relates for the benefit of their respective investors, and in such capacity KCM has voting and dispositive power over such shares. Mr. Lowenstein and Mr. Coleman are the Co-Presidents of KCM.

Item 2(b).                          Address of Principal Business Office:

For each Reporting Person:  55 Railroad Avenue, 2nd Floor, Greenwich, CT  06830

Item 2(c).                          Citizenship:

KCM is a Delaware corporation.  Mr. Lowenstein and Mr. Coleman are U.S. citizens.

Item 2(d).                          Title of Class of Securities:  Common Stock, $0.003 par value


Item 2(e).                          CUSIP Number:  16411R208
 
 
CUSIP No. 16411R208
 
 
Item 3.                          If this statement is filed pursuant to §§ 240.13d-1(b) or 240.13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a:

(a)
[   ]
Broker or dealer registered under section 15 of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78o).
(b)
[   ]
Bank as defined in section 3(a)(6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 73c).
(c)
[   ]
Insurance company as defined in section 3(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C.78c).
(d)
[   ]
Investment company registered under section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
(e)
[X]
An investment adviser in accordance with §13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E).
(f)
[   ]
An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
(g)
[   ]
A parent holding company or control person in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
(h)
[   ]
A savings association as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
(i)
[   ]
A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-3).
(j)
[   ]
Group, in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J).

[   ]
If this statement is filed pursuant to §240.13d-1(c), check this box.


Item 4.                          Ownership:

(a) through (c):

The information set forth in the cover pages to this Schedule 13G is incorporated herein by reference.  Ownership is stated as of December 31, 2017 and percentage ownership is based on 237,664,678 shares of Common Stock outstanding as of November 3, 2017, as reported in the Issuer's Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended September 30, 2017  filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 9, 2017.

Item 5.                          Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class:  Not Applicable

Item 6.                          Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person:

Each of the Funds has the right to receive or the power to direct the receipt of dividends from, or proceeds from the sale of, the shares of Common Stock that it directly owns.

Item 7.
Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported By the Parent Holding Company:  Not Applicable

Item 8.                          Identification and Classification of Members of the Group:  Not Applicable

Item 9.                          Notice of Dissolution of a Group:  Not Applicable

Item 10.                          Certification:

By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to herein were acquired and are held in the ordinary course of business and were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the Issuer and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.
 
 
CUSIP No. 16411R208
 
 
SIGNATURE
 

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

Dated:  February 14, 2018
 
  KENSICO CAPITAL MANAGEMENT CORP.  
       
 
By:
/s/ Michael B. Lowenstein  
    Name: Michael B. Lowenstein  
    Authorized Signatory  
       
  MICHAEL B. LOWENSTEIN  
       
 
By:
/s/ Michael B. Lowenstein  
     
     
       
  THOMAS J. COLEMAN  
       
 
By:
/s/ Thomas J. Coleman  
     
     
       
 
 
CUSIP No. 16411R208
 
Exhibit 1

JOINT FILING AGREEMENT

Each of the undersigned hereby acknowledges and agrees, in compliance with the provisions of Rule 13d-1(k) promulgated under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, that the Schedule 13G to which this Agreement is attached as an Exhibit (the "Schedule 13G"), and any amendments thereto, is and will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission jointly on behalf of each of them.

Dated:  February 14, 2018
 
  KENSICO CAPITAL MANAGEMENT CORP.  
       
 
By:
/s/ Michael B. Lowenstein  
    Name: Michael B. Lowenstein  
    Authorized Signatory  
       
  MICHAEL B. LOWENSTEIN  
       
 
By:
/s/ Michael B. Lowenstein  
     
     
       
  THOMAS J. COLEMAN  
       
 
By:
/s/ Thomas J. Coleman  
     
     
       

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