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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 26, 2021

  

IDEANOMICS, INC.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

 

Nevada 001-35561 20-1778374

(State or other jurisdiction

(Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)
of incorporation)  

 

1441 Broadway, Suite 5116, New York, NY 10018

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

 

212-206-1216

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company  ¨

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act: 

 

Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $.001 IDEX The NASDAQ Stock Market

  

 

 

 

 

Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

 

  On February 26, 2021, Ideanomics, Inc. (the “Company”) entered into a Sales Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Roth Capital Partners, LLC (the “Agent”).  In accordance with the terms of the Agreement, the Company may offer and sell from time to time through the Agent the Company’s common stock having an aggregate offering price of up to $150,000,000 (the “Placement Shares”). The Placement Shares will be offered and sold pursuant to the Company’s shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333- 252230).

 

The Company is not obligated to sell any Placement Shares pursuant to the Agreement. Subject to the terms and conditions of the Agreement, the Agent will use commercially reasonable efforts, consistent with its normal trading and sales practices and applicable state and federal law, rules and regulations and the rules of the Nasdaq Stock Market (“Nasdaq”), to sell the Placement Shares from time to time based upon the Company’s instructions, including any price, time or size limits or other customary parameters or conditions the Company may impose. Sales of the Placement Shares, if any, will be made on Nasdaq at market prices by any method permitted by law deemed to be an “at the market offering” as defined in Rule 415 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The Company shall pay to the Agent in cash, upon each sale of Placement Shares pursuant to the Agreement, an amount equal to 3.0% of the gross proceeds from each sale of Placement Shares.

 

The summary of the Agreement in this report does not purport to be complete and is qualified by reference to such agreement, which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 hereto.

 

The legal opinion of Sherman & Howard LLC relating to the Placement Shares is filed herewith as Exhibit 5.1.

 

This Current Report on Form 8-K shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy Shares, nor shall there be any sale of the Shares in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

 

d) Exhibits

 

Exhibit No.  Description
5.1  Opinion of Sherman & Howard LLC
10.1  Sales Agreement by and between Ideanomics, Inc. and Roth Capital Partners, LLC, dated as of February 26, 2021
23.1  Consent of Sherman & Howard LLC (included in Exhibit 5.1)
104  Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURES

 

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.

 

  Ideanomics, Inc.
   
Date: March 1, 2021 By: /s/ Alfred Poor
  Name: Alfred Poor
  Title: Chief Executive Officer