Sec Form 4 Filing - Hamer Andrew @ Velodyne Lidar, Inc. - 2020-09-29

Every director, officer or owner of more than ten percent of a class of equity securities registered under Section 12 of the '34 Act must file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) a statement of ownership regarding such security.

Form 4: Statement of changes in beneficial ownership, filed before the end of the 2nd business day following the day on which a transaction resulting in a change in beneficial ownership.

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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 *
Hamer Andrew
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Velodyne Lidar, Inc. [ VLDR]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
X __ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
CFO and Treasurer
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
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
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
Restricted Stock Unit ( 1 ) 09/29/2020 A 14,689 ( 2 ) 05/16/2026 Common Stock 14,689 $ 0 14,689 D
Restricted Stock Unit ( 1 ) 09/29/2020 A 14,689 ( 3 ) 05/16/2026 Common Stock 14,689 $ 0 14,689 D
Restricted Stock Unit ( 1 ) 09/29/2020 A 190,958 ( 4 ) 12/04/2026 Common Stock 190,958 $ 0 190,958 D
Restricted Stock Unit ( 1 ) 09/29/2020 A 78,342 ( 5 ) 05/28/2027 Common Stock 78,342 $ 0 78,342 D
Restricted Stock Unit ( 1 ) 09/29/2020 A 4,527 ( 6 ) ( 6 ) Common Stock 4,527 $ 0 4,527 D
Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Hamer Andrew
5521 HELLYER AVENUE
SAN JOSE, CA95138
CFO and Treasurer
Signatures
Karen Skelton, Attorney-in-Fact 10/09/2020
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Explanation of Responses:
( 1 )In connection with the merger described in that certain Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of July 2, 2020 (the "Merger"), and amended on August 20, 2020, by and among Graf Industrial Corp., a Delaware corporation now known as Velodyne Lidar, Inc. ("New Velodyne"), VL Merger Sub Inc., a Delaware corporation, and Velodyne Lidar, Inc., a Delaware corporation now known as Velodyne Lidar USA, Inc., the Reporting Person received restricted stock units in New Velodyne (the "RSUs") in exchange for restricted stock units in Velodyne Lidar USA, Inc.
( 2 )The RSUs were received in exchange for 5,000 restricted stock units in Velodyne Lidar USA, Inc. in connection with the Merger. Subject to the satisfaction of a liquidity event requirement, each RSU represents the right to receive one share of common stock. The liquidity-event requirement is expected to be satisfied or deemed satisfied by the Board of Directors of New Velodyne in calendar year 2020.
( 3 )The RSUs were received in exchange for 5,000 restricted stock units in Velodyne Lidar USA, Inc. in connection with the Merger. Subject to the satisfaction of both a liquidity event requirement and service-based requirement, each RSU represents the right to receive one share of common stock. The liquidity-event requirement is expected to be satisfied or deemed satisfied by the Board of Directors of New Velodyne in calendar year 2020 and the service-based requirement will be or, as applicable, was satisfied with respect to 25% of the RSUs when the Reporting Person remains or, as applicable, remained in continuous service through the one-year anniversary of April 17, 2019 and with respect to 6.25% of the RSUs when the Reporting Person completes or, as applicable, completed each three (3) months of continuous service thereafter.
( 4 )The RSUs were received in exchange for 65,000 RSUs in Velodyne Lidar USA, Inc. in connection with the Merger. Subject to the satisfaction of both a liquidity event requirement and service-based requirement, each RSU represents the right to receive one share of common stock. The liquidity-event requirement is expected to be deemed satisfied by the Board of New Velodyne in calendar year 2020 and the service-based requirement will be or, as applicable, was satisfied with respect to 25% of the RSUs when the Reporting Person remains or, as applicable, remained in continuous service through the one-year anniversary of April 3, 2019 and with respect to 6.25% of the RSUs when the Reporting Person completes or, as applicable, completed each three (3) months of continuous service thereafter. The service-based requirement is also subject to acceleration in the event the Reporting Person is subject to a qualifying involuntary termination of employment in connection with the sale of New Velodyne.
( 5 )The RSUs were received in exchange for 26,667 restricted stock units in Velodyne Lidar USA, Inc. in connection with the Merger. Subject to the satisfaction of both a liquidity event requirement and service-based requirement, each RSU represents the right to receive one share of common stock. The liquidity-event requirement is expected to be satisfied or deemed satisfied by the Board of Directors of New Velodyne in calendar year 2020 and the service-based requirement will be or, as applicable, was satisfied with respect to 25% of the RSUs when the Reporting Person remains or, as applicable, remained in continuous service through the one-year anniversary of March 11, 2020 and with respect to 6.25% of the RSUs when the Reporting Person completes or, as applicable, completed each three (3) months of continuous service thereafter.
( 6 )Subject to the satisfaction of the service-based requirement, each RSU represents the right to receive one share of common stock. The service-based requirement will be satisfied with respect to 100% of the RSUs when the Reporting Person remains in continuous service through the six-month anniversary of September 29, 2020.

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