|9 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2021
16. Subsequent Events
On October 6, 2021, the Company awarded 1,468,429 time-based RSUs equal to $10 million to Josette Sheeran, in connection with her appointment to President of the Company on July 26, 2021. The number of units awarded was based upon the fair market value of the Company’s common stock on October 4, 2021.
On October 19, 2021, the Company entered into the Sales Agreement effective October 15, 2021, with Panasonic for the supply of lithium-ion battery cells. The agreement stipulates an upfront non-refundable $30 million payment payable in tranches through March 2022 and provides for purchase commitments by the Company during an initial purchase period from August 2022 through December 2023.
On October 20, 2021, the Company entered into a lease for an office and research and development laboratory facility in Auburn Hills, Michigan, to facilitate the Company’s continued personnel growth and support strong supplier relationships in this region. The total minimum lease payments over the initial lease term of approximately 11 years is $12.7 million.
On November 4, 2021, the CEO was awarded 6,000,000 PSUs based on the Company's achievement of certain specified stock price milestones over a five-year performance period ending November 2026, subject to continued service with the Company through the applicable vesting dates.
The Company has analyzed its operations subsequent to September 30, 2021 through the date these financial statements were issued and has determined that it does not have any additional material subsequent events to disclose.
The entire disclosure for significant events or transactions that occurred after the balance sheet date through the date the financial statements were issued or the date the financial statements were available to be issued. Examples include: the sale of a capital stock issue, purchase of a business, settlement of litigation, catastrophic loss, significant foreign exchange rate changes, loans to insiders or affiliates, and transactions not in the ordinary course of business.
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