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): May 10, 2021

 

TUSCAN HOLDINGS CORP.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

 

Delaware   001-38826   83-2530757
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission file number)   (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

135 E. 57th Street, 18th Floor

New York, NY 10022

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (646) 948-7100

 

Not Applicable

(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))

 

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

Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange
on which registered
Units, each consisting of one share of common stock and one-half of one redeemable warrant   THCBU   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Common stock, par value $0.0001 per share   THCB   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Redeemable warrants, exercisable for shares of common stock at an exercise price of $11.50 per share   THCBW   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

 

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. ☐

 

 

 

 

 

Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

 

As previously disclosed, on April 28, 2021, Tuscan Holdings Corp., a Delaware corporation (“Tuscan”) convened its annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) virtually, which was adjourned to May 10, 2021 solely with respect to the voting on the proposal to extend the date by which Tuscan must complete its initial business combination from April 30, 2021 to July 31, 2021 (the “Extension Amendment Proposal”). A total of 19,372,052 shares of Tuscan’s Common Stock, or 54.59% of the Common Stock outstanding as of March 17, 2021, the record date for the Annual Meeting, were represented virtually or by proxy at the reconvened Annual Meeting.

 

The following is a brief description of the final voting results for the proposal submitted to a vote of the stockholders at the reconvened Annual Meeting on May 10, 2021.

 

The Extension Amendment Proposal — Approval of the proposal to amend Tuscan’s amended and restated certificate of incorporation, as amended (the “charter”), to extend the date by which Tuscan has to consummate a business combination from April 30, 2021 to July 31, 2021. The stockholders approved the proposal to amend Tuscan’s charter to extend the date by which Tuscan has to consummate a business combination from April 30, 2021 to July 31, 2021. The voting results were as follows:

 

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes
19,264,441 97,278 10,333 0

 

Following the Meeting, Tuscan filed the amendment to the charter with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware. A copy of the amendment is attached hereto as Exhibit 3.1.

 

Item 8.01 Other Events.

 

The information included in Item 5.07 is incorporated by reference in this item to the extent required herein.

 

Additional Information and Where to Find It

 

In connection with the proposed business combination transaction involving Tuscan and Microvast, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Microvast”), Tuscan filed a preliminary proxy statement with the SEC on February 16, 2020 and intends to file a definitive proxy statement (collectively, “Merger Proxy Statement”). This document is not a substitute for the Merger Proxy Statement. INVESTORS AND SECURITY HOLDERS AND OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES ARE URGED TO READ THE MERGER PROXY STATEMENT FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROPOSED BUSINESS COMBINATION WITH MICROVAST AND TO READ ANY OTHER RELEVANT DOCUMENTS THAT ARE FILED OR WILL BE FILED WITH THE SEC, AS WELL AS ANY AMENDMENTS OR SUPPLEMENTS TO THESE DOCUMENTS, CAREFULLY AND IN THEIR ENTIRETY WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE. The Merger Proxy Statement and other documents that may be filed with the SEC (when they are available) can be obtained free of charge from the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. These documents (when they are available) can also be obtained free of charge from Tuscan upon written request to Tuscan at Tuscan Holdings Corp., 135 E. 57th St., 17th Floor, New York, NY 10022.

 

No Offer or Solicitation

 

This Current Report on Form 8-K is for informational purposes only and is not intended to and shall not constitute a proxy statement or the solicitation of a proxy, consent or authorization with respect to any securities or in respect of the Merger and is not intended to and shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy or subscribe for any securities or a solicitation of any vote or approval, nor shall there be any sale, issuance or transfer of securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.

 

 

 

Participants in Solicitation

 

This Current Report on Form 8-K is not a solicitation of a proxy from any investor or securityholder. However, Tuscan and certain of its directors and executive officers may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies in connection with the business combination under the rules of the SEC. Information about Tuscan’s directors and executive officers and their ownership of Tuscan’s securities is set forth in Tuscan’s filings with the SEC, including Tuscan’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2020, which was filed with the SEC on March 25, 2021, and the definitive proxy statement for the annual meeting which was filed with the SEC on March 25, 2021 and mailed to Tuscan’s stockholders on or about March 25, 2021. These documents can be obtained free of charge from Tuscan upon written request to Tuscan at Tuscan Holdings Corp., 135 E. 57th St., 17th Floor, New York, NY 10022.

 

Forward Looking Statements

 

This Current Report on Form 8-K contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include, but are not limited to, statements about future financial and operating results, our plans, objectives, expectations and intentions with respect to future operations, products and services; and other statements identified by words such as “will likely result,” “are expected to,” “will continue,” “is anticipated,” “estimated,” “believe,” “intend,” “plan,” “projection,” “outlook” or words of similar meaning. Forward-looking statements are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of our management and are inherently subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties and contingencies, many of which are difficult to predict and generally beyond our control. Actual results and the timing of events may differ materially from the results anticipated in these forward-looking statements.

 

In addition to factors previously disclosed in Tuscan’s reports filed with the SEC and those identified elsewhere in this Current Report on Form 8-K, the following factors, among others, could cause actual results and the timing of events to differ materially from the anticipated results or other expectations expressed in the forward-looking statements: (1) inability to complete the proposed business combination with Microvast within the required time period or, if Tuscan does not complete the proposed business combination with Microvast, any other business combination; (2) the inability to complete the proposed business combination with Microvast due to the failure to meet one or more closing conditions or the occurrence of any event, change or other circumstances that could give rise to the termination of the definitive agreement; and (3) the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

 

All information set forth herein speaks only as of the date hereof, and we disclaim any intention or obligation to update any forward-looking statements as a result of developments occurring after the date of this Current Report on Form 8-K. 

 

Item 9.01. Financial Statement and Exhibits.

 

  (d) Exhibits:

 

Exhibit   Description
     
3.1   Second Amendment to Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation

99.1

 

Press Release, dated May 10, 2021.

 

 

 

 

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.

 

  TUSCAN HOLDINGS CORP.
   
Date: May 10, 2021 By: /s/ Stephen A. Vogel
    Name:  Stephen A. Vogel
    Title: Chief Executive Officer

 

 

 

 

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