Filed by The Lion Electric Company
pursuant to Rule 425 of the Securities Act of 1933,
and deemed filed pursuant to Rule 14a-12
under the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as
Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp.
Commission File No. 001-39451
Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp. and Lion Electric Announce
Effectiveness of Registration Statement and April 23, 2021
Special Meeting to Approve Business Combination
Kansas City, Missouri, and Montreal, Quebec – March 24, 2021 –
Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: NGA), a publicly
traded special purpose acquisition company (“Northern Genesis”),
and Lion Electric, an innovative manufacturer of zero-emission vehicles, announced today
that Lion Electric’s registration statement on Form F-4 (File No. 333-251847), relating to the
previously announced business combination, has been declared
effective by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Northern
Genesis has commenced mailing of the definitive proxy
statement/prospectus relating to the Special Meeting of the
Stockholders of Northern Genesis (the “Special Meeting”).
The Special Meeting to approve the pending business combination is
scheduled to be held on Friday, April 23, 2021,
at 10:00 a.m., Eastern time. The Special Meeting will be
completely virtual and conducted via live webcast. Holders
of Northern Genesis’ shares of Common Stock at the close
of business on the record date of March 18, 2021 are
entitled to notice of the virtual Special Meeting and to vote at
the virtual Special Meeting.
If the proposals at the Special Meeting are approved, the parties
anticipate that the business combination will close shortly
thereafter, subject to the satisfaction or waiver (as applicable)
of all other closing conditions.
Northern Genesis stockholders who need assistance voting or have
questions regarding the Special Meeting may contact Northern
Genesis’ proxy solicitor, D.F. King & Co., Inc., by
telephone at (888) 605-1958 or by
email firstname.lastname@example.org. For assistance in French, stockholders
may call (866) 822-1243 or
About Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp.
Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: NGA) is a special purpose
acquisition company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger,
stock exchange, acquisition, reorganization or similar business
combination with one or more businesses. The Northern Genesis
management team brings a unique entrepreneurial owner-operator
mindset and a proven history of creating shareholder value across
the sustainable power and energy value chain. Northern Genesis is
committed to helping the next great public company find its path to
success; a path which will most certainly recognize the growing
sensitivity of customers, employees and investors to alignment with
the principles underlying sustainability.