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NIKOLA CORP : Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K)

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10/01/2020 | 06:08pm EDT

Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors;

           Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain

On September 29, 2020, the Board appointed Steven M. Shindler to serve as a member of the Board of Directors (the "Board") of Nikola Corporation (the "Company"). Mr. Shindler was designated a Class I director and will stand for re-election at the Company's annual meeting of stockholders in 2021. Mr. Shindler was appointed chair of the audit committee of the Board.

Also on September 29, 2020, Lonnie R. Stalsberg, a member of the Board, resigned from the Board, including all committees thereof, effective immediately.

In connection with Mr. Shindler's appointment, on September 29, 2020, Stephen J. Girsky, the Chairman of the Board, resigned as a Class I director and was immediately re-appointed as a Class III director. Mr. Girsky remains Chairman of the Board and will stand for re-election at the Company's annual meeting of stockholders in 2023.

Mr. Shindler, age 57, served as Chief Financial Officer of VectoIQ Acquisition Corp. ("VectoIQ"), our predecessor company, from January 2018 through the completion of the business combination in June 2020. Mr. Shindler is a director of NII Holdings, Inc., a holding company that previously owned providers of wireless communication services under the Nextel brand in Latin America. Mr. Shindler served as Chief Executive Officer of NII from 2012 to August 2017 as well as from 2000 to 2008. Mr. Shindler served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Nextel Communications, Inc., a wireless service operator, from 1996 to 2000. Prior to joining Nextel, Mr. Shindler was Managing Director of Communications Finance at The Toronto Dominion Bank, one of the largest suppliers of capital to the wireless industry. Mr. Shindler is also a founding partner of RIME Communications Capital, a firm that has invested in early stage media, tech and telco companies. Mr. Shindler holds a bachelor of arts in economics from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Cornell University. In connection with Mr. Shindler's appointment to the Board, Mr. Shindler will enter into the Company's standard form of indemnification agreement.

Mr. Shindler will receive compensation for his service as a non-employee director, as described under the heading "Directors and Executive Officers-Director Compensation" in Item 2.01 of the Company's Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 8, 2020.

Mr. Shindler has no family relationships with any of the Company's directors or executive officers. Following the consummation of the business combination with VectoIQ, VectoIQ Holdings, LLC, the sponsor of VectoIQ, dissolved and transferred shares of the Company's common stock and warrants to purchase shares of common stock to certain individuals and entities, including 359,409 shares of common stock and warrants to purchase 30,000 shares of common stock to Mr. Shindler.

Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

On October 1, 2020, the Company issued a press release entitled "Nikola Appoints Steve Shindler to Board of Directors," a copy of which is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.

The information in Item 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed to be filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act"), or otherwise subject to the liability of that section, and shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

Exhibit No.   Description
  99.1^         Press release issued by the Company dated October 1, 2020.
104           Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as Inline XBRL).

^ This Exhibit is furnished herewith and will not be deemed "filed" for purposes

of Section 18 of the Exchange Act or deemed to be incorporated by reference

into any filing under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act of 1933 except to

the extent that Nikola Corporation specifically incorporates it by reference.

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Sales 2020 0,11 M - -
Net income 2020 -417 M - -
Net cash 2020 519 M - -
P/E ratio 2020 -17,7x
Yield 2020 -
Capitalization 7 455 M 7 455 M -
EV / Sales 2020 62 671x
EV / Sales 2021 85,2x
Nbr of Employees 256
Free-Float 37,5%
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