Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Subsequent Events

Subsequent Events
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2023
Subsequent Events [Abstract]  
Subsequent Events Subsequent Events
Settlement Agreement
On July 24, 2023, Company entered into a Settlement Agreement and Mutual Release (the “Settlement Agreement”) with eMatrix Energy Systems, Inc. (“eMatrix”) and Linamar Corporation (“Linamar”) in the matter of eMatrix Energy Systems, Inc. v. Lightning eMotors, Inc. v. eMatrix Energy Systems, Inc. and Linamar Corporation, Case No. 2021-191769 (Oakland County Circuit Court, Michigan) (the “Action”). The Settlement Agreement settles all claims asserted or that could have been asserted in the Action by eMatrix against the Company, and those asserted or that could have been asserted by the Company against eMatrix and Linamar, related to eMatrix’s sales of electric vehicle battery packs to the Company.
Pursuant to the Settlement Agreement, Linamar, on behalf of itself and eMatrix, has agreed to pay the Company $3.0 million in cash, and the Company, eMatrix and Linamar executed mutual releases and agreed to dismiss the Action with prejudice without any party admitting fault, liability or wrongdoing.
Amendment to Security Agreement
On August 10, 2023, Lightning Systems, Inc. and Cupola Infrastructure Income Fund, L.L.L.P. entered into Amendment No. 2 (the “Amendment”) to the Loan and Security Agreement dated October 10, 2019, as amended (the “Loan and Security Agreement”). The Amendment modifies certain terms of the Loan and Security Agreement: (i) the Amendment modifies our Facility’s financial covenant requiring that total equity plus expected EBITDA at the end of the next quarter and the following quarter be greater than $0, by establishing that the covenant is to now be evaluated beginning with the quarter ending September 30, 2023; and (ii) the Amendment also provides for a 3% increase, from 15% to 18%, on the fixed annual interest rate under our Facility for any principal amount outstanding on any working capital loans. The description of the Amendment is qualified in its entirety by reference to the text of the Amendment, which is filed as Exhibit 10.9 to this report and is incorporated herein by reference.