Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Subsequent Events

Subsequent Events
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2023
Subsequent Events [Abstract]  
Subsequent Events

Note 10 – Subsequent Events


On April 25, 2023, Lev Peker (age 41 as of the date of this report) was appointed by the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of the Company as its Chief Executive Officer and principal executive officer. Mr. Peker will also continue to serve as a director on the Board. Mr. Peker will replace Mr. John Pendleton, who has served as the Company’s Interim Chief Executive Officer and principal executive officer since February 17, 2023. Mr. Pendleton shall remain the Company’s Executive Vice President, Legal & Corporate Affairs after Mr. Peker’s appointment. Mr. Peker, has served as member of the Board since September 2022. Mr. Peker was formerly the Chief Executive Officer of CarLotz, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOTZ), which operates a consignment-to-retail used vehicle marketplace and provides its corporate vehicle sourcing partners and retail sellers of used vehicles with the ability to easily access the retail sales channel. Prior to joining CarLotz, Inc., Mr. Peker was the Chief Executive Officer of CarParts.com (NASDAQ:PRTS) from January 2019 to April 2022, and before that Mr. Peker served as the Chief Marketing Officer of Adorama from July 2015 to January 2019. Mr. Peker also previously served as General Manager, Home Appliances and Tools at Sears Holding Corporation from August 2014 to July 2015 and as Vice President, Online Marketplaces and Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis at U.S. Auto Parts from March 2009 to August 2014 and from March 2008 to March 2009, respectively. Earlier in his career, Mr. Peker served as a Senior Financial Analyst at Smart & Financial, Economic and Valuation Services Senior Analyst at KPMG LLP and as a Transfer Pricing Senior Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Mr. Peker earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business and an M.B.A. from the University of California Los Angeles, The Anderson School of Management. Mr. Peker is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California.


On May 19, 2023, the Company issued to certain investors in a private placement (i) unsecured convertible promissory notes in the aggregate principal amount of $1,000,000 and (ii) an aggregate of 2,083,333 warrants to purchase shares of the Company’s Class A common stock at an exercise price of $0.48 per share. Lev Peker, the Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Company purchased an aggregate principal amount of $750,000 of these convertible notes and received an aggregate of 1,562,500 warrants in this offering. All the disinterested directors of the Company’s Board of Directors, as well as the disinterested directors of the Audit Committee, reviewed and approved the terms of the convertible notes and warrants.


The convertible notes accrue interest at 7.75% per annum compounded semi-annually. The convertible notes mature on May 19, 2025 (the “Maturity Date”). Effective on the Maturity Date, if the convertible notes have not otherwise been repaid by the Company in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth therein, then at the option of the purchasers, the outstanding balance of the convertible notes (including any accrued but unpaid interest thereon) (the “Note Amounts”) shall convert into that number of fully paid and nonassessable shares of the Company’s common stock at a conversion price equal to the respective Note Amounts (as defined in the convertible notes) divided by the conversion price (as defined in the convertible notes). The Company may prepay the note amounts at any time prior to the Maturity Date.


The convertible notes are strictly subordinated to the (i) senior secured indebtedness incurred or owed by the Company pursuant to that certain Loan and Security Agreement, dated as of October 21, 2022, by and among the Company, its subsidiary PARTS iD, LLC and JGB Collateral, LLC, in its capacity as collateral agent and the several financial institutions or entities that from time to time become parties thereto, as amended by that certain Amendment to Loan and Security Agreement, dated as of February 22, 2023 and (ii) Permitted Litigation Indebtedness (as defined in the Loan Agreement).


The warrants will expire after 5 years from the date of issuance and may not be exercised on a cashless basis. The warrants provide that a holder of warrants will not have the right to exercise any portion of its warrants, if such holder, together with its affiliates, and any other party whose holdings would be aggregated with those of the holder for purposes of Section 13(d) or Section 16 of the Exchange Act would beneficially own in excess of 4.99%, of the number of shares of the Company’s common stock outstanding immediately after giving effect to such exercise (the “Beneficial Ownership Limitation”); provided, however, that each holder may increase or decrease the Beneficial Ownership Limitation by giving notice to the Company, with any such increase not taking effect until the sixty-first day after such notice is delivered to the Company but not to any percentage in excess of 9.99%; provided that any holder of the Warrants that beneficially owns in excess of 19.99% of the number of shares of the Common Stock outstanding on the issuance date of the Warrants shall not be subject to the Beneficial Ownership Limitation.


Management has evaluated subsequent events through the filing date of this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q and believes that all material subsequent events have been disclosed.