Sec Form 4 Filing - Graf James A @ Velodyne Lidar, Inc. - 2020-09-29

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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP
Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Graf James A
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Velodyne Lidar, Inc. [ VLDR]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X __ Director _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O VELODYNE LIDAR, INC., 5521 HELLYER AVENUE
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YY)
09/29/2020
(Street)
SAN JOSE, CA95138
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YY)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
__ X __ Form filed by One Reporting Person
_____ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (MM/DD/YY) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (MM/DD/YY) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 09/29/2020 A 10,000 ( 1 ) A $ 10 10,000 D
Common Stock 1,947,000 I By Graf Acquisition LLC ( 2 )
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (MM/DD/YY) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (MM/DD/YY) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YY)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Graf James A
C/O VELODYNE LIDAR, INC.
5521 HELLYER AVENUE
SAN JOSE, CA95138
X
Signatures
/s/ Karen Skelton, Attorney-in-Fact 10/01/2020
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Explanation of Responses:
( 1 )Represents shares of common stock purchased pursuant to a Subscription Agreement, dated as of July 2, 2020, executed in connection with the Business Combination between Graf Industrial Corp. and Velodyne Lidar, Inc. as described in Graf Industrial Corp.'s definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A filed by Graf Industrial Corp. with the SEC on September 14, 2020.
( 2 )James A. Graf is the managing member of Graf Acquisition LLC and shares voting and investment discretion with OC Opportunities Fund II, L.P. ("Owl Creek") with respect to the common stock held by Graf Acquisition LLC. Each of Mr. Graf and Owl Creek may be deemed to have beneficial ownership of the common stock held directly by Graf Acquisition LLC. As a reporting person, Mr. Graf disclaims any beneficial ownership of the reported shares other than to the extent of any pecuniary interest he may have therein, directly or indirectly.

Remarks:
In connection with the Business Combination between Graf Industrial Corp. and Velodyne Lidar, Inc. as described in Graf Industrial Corp.'s definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A filed by Graf Industrial Corp. with the SEC on September 14, 2020, James Graf has resigned as an Officer and was appointed as a Director.

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