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): August 17, 2022
LORDSTOWN MOTORS CORP.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
2300 Hallock Young Road
Lordstown, Ohio 44481
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (234) 285-4001
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange on which registered
Class A common stock, par value $0.0001 per share
The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
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Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year
On August 18, 2022, Lordstown Motors Corp. (the “Company”) amended its Second Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation, as amended (the “Certificate of Incorporation”), to increase the total number of authorized shares of the Company’s Class A common stock from 300,000,000 shares to 450,000,000 shares (the “Charter Amendment”).
The Charter Amendment was previously approved by the Company’s Board of Directors, subject to stockholder approval, and approved by the Company’s stockholders of record as of June 30, 2022 (the “Stockholders”) at the Special Meeting of Stockholders held on August 17, 2022 (the “Special Meeting”), as further described in Item 5.07 below.
The foregoing description of the Charter Amendment does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Charter Amendment, a copy of which is filed as Exhibit 3.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated by reference herein.
Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
At the Special Meeting, the Stockholders voted as follows on the proposal to approve the Charter Amendment:
The proposal is described in detail in the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement filed on July 7, 2022 for the Special Meeting.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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CERTIFICATE OF AMENDMENT
SECOND AMENDED AND RESTATED
CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION
LORDSTOWN MOTORS CORP.
Pursuant to Section 242 of the
General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware
Lordstown Motors Corp. (the “Company”), a corporation organized and existing under and by virtue of the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware, does hereby certify as follows:
A resolution was duly adopted by the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of the Company pursuant to Section 242 of the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware setting forth an amendment to the Second Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation of the Company (the “Charter Amendment”) and declaring said amendment to be advisable. The stockholders of the Company duly approved said proposed amendment at a special meeting of the stockholders called and held on August 17, 2022, upon notice in accordance with Section 222 of the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware, by voting the necessary number of shares as required by statute in favor of the Charter Amendment. The resolution setting forth the amendment is as follows:
RESOLVED, that the Board hereby approves and recommends that the Company’s stockholders approve that Section 4.1 of Article IV of the Charter be deleted in its entirety and replaced with the following language:
“The total number of shares of all classes of capital stock, each with a par value of $0.0001 per share, which the Corporation is authorized to issue is 462,000,000 shares, consisting of (a) 450,000,000 shares of Class A common stock (the “Common Stock”) and (b) 12,000,000 shares of preferred stock (the “Preferred Stock”).”
[Signature page follows]
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Company has caused its corporate seal to be affixed hereto and this Certificate of Amendment to be signed by its Chief Executive Officer and President this 18th day of August, 2022.
LORDSTOWN MOTORS CORP.
By: /s/ Edward T. Hightower
Name: Edward T. Hightower
Title: Chief Executive Officer