SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 26, 2018
Summit Midstream Partners, LP
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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1790 Hughes Landing Blvd, Suite 500
The Woodlands, Texas 77380
(Address of principal executive office) (Zip Code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
Summit Midstream Partners, LP, a Delaware limited partnership (the Partnership), is filing this Current Report on Form 8-K in order to (a) file Exhibit 99.1 hereto to replace in its entirety the section under the heading Material U.S. Federal Income Tax Consequences that appears in the base prospectus dated November 22, 2016, included as part of a registration statement on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333-213950) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, to provide updated disclosure regarding the material tax considerations associated with the Partnerships operations and the purchase, ownership and disposition of the Partnerships common units and (b) provide the legal opinion of Baker Botts L.L.P. relating to certain tax matters, a copy of which is filed as Exhibit 8.1 hereto.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|8.1||Opinion of Baker Botts L.L.P. relating to tax matters.|
|99.1||Material U.S. Federal Income Tax Consequences.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Summit Midstream Partners, LP
Summit Midstream GP, LLC,
its general partner
Dated: February 26, 2018
/s/ Matthew S. Harrison
Matthew S. Harrison
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer