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CENTERPOINT ENERGY INC: Completion of asset acquisition or disposal, FD regulatory disclosure, financial statements and supporting documents (Form 8-K)

Article 2.01. Completion of acquisition or disposal of assets.

On January 10, 2022, CenterPoint Energy Resources Corp., a Delaware corporation
("Seller") and a wholly owned subsidiary of CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (the
"Company"), completed the previously announced sale of its Arkansas and Oklahoma
regulated natural gas LDC businesses for approximately $2.15 billion, including
recovery of approximately $425 million of storm-related incremental natural gas
costs incurred in February 2021 and subject to certain adjustments, including
adjustments based on net working capital, regulatory assets and liabilities and
capital expenditures at closing (the "Transaction"), pursuant to the Asset
Purchase Agreement (the "Purchase Agreement") dated as of April 29, 2021, by and
between Seller and Southern Col Midco, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company
and an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Summit Utilities, Inc. ("Buyer").
The foregoing description of the Purchase Agreement and the transactions
contemplated thereby does not purport to be complete and is subject to and
qualified in its entirety by reference to the complete text of the Purchase
Agreement, which was filed as Exhibit 2.4 to the Quarterly Report on Form
10-Q
filed by Seller and the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission on
May 6, 2021, and the terms of which are incorporated herein by reference.
Unaudited Pro Forma Condensed Combined Financial Information
The unaudited pro forma condensed combined financial information of Seller as of
and for the nine months ended September 30, 2021 and for the year ended
December 31, 2020 giving effect to the Transaction, including such information
required by Article 11 of Regulation
S-X,
is set forth in Exhibit 99.1 hereto and incorporated herein by reference.


Article 7.01. FD Regulation Disclosure.

At January 10, 2022, the Company issued a press release announcing, among other things, the completion of the Transaction. A copy of this press release is provided as Exhibit 99.2 hereof and is incorporated herein by reference. The information provided in Item 7.01 and Exhibit 99.2 is not deemed to be “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), is not subject to the requirements. of this section and are not deemed to be incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act.

Article 9.01. Financial statements and supporting documents.


(b) Pro Forma Financial Information.
The unaudited pro forma condensed combined financial information of Seller as of
and for the nine months ended September 30, 2021 and for the year ended
December 31, 2020 giving effect to the Transaction, including such information
required by Article 11 of Regulation
S-X,
is set forth in Exhibit 99.1 hereto and incorporated herein by reference.
(d) Exhibits.


EXHIBIT
NUMBER                                EXHIBIT DESCRIPTION

99.1           Unaudited Pro Forma Condensed Combined Financial Information of
             CenterPoint Energy Resources Corp. as of and for the nine months
             ended September 30, 2021 and for the year ended December 31, 2020

99.2           Press Release issued by the Company on January 10, 2022

104          Cover Page Interactive Data File - the cover page XBRL tags are
             embedded within the Inline XBRL document


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