SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
KUKES SIMON G

(Last) (First) (Middle)
5100 WESTHEIMER SUITE 200

(Street)
HOUSTON TX 77056

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
PEDEVCO CORP [ PED ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director X 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Executive Officer
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
12/12/2018
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 12/12/2018 A 300,000(1) A $1.33(3) 300,000 D
Common Stock 12/12/2018 A 3,000(2) A $1.33(4) 3,000 I By Spouse
Common Stock 7,337,618 I Through SK Energy LLC
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
1. The shares of Restricted Common Stock were issued to the Reporting Person pursuant to the Issuer's 2012 Equity Incentive Plan and are subject to forfeiture. The shares vest at the rate of (i) 1/3 of the shares on the one (1) year anniversary of December 12, 2018 (the "Grant Date"); (ii) 1/3 on the two (2) year anniversary of the Grant Date; and (iii) 1/3 on the three (3) year anniversary of the Grant Date, subject to the Reporting Person's continued service to the Company on such vesting dates, and subject to the terms and conditions of a Restricted Shares Grant Agreement entered into by and between the Issuer and the Reporting Person. Exempt under Rule 16b-3(d).
2. Represents 3,000 shares with identical vesting terms as described in footnote (1) above (subject to Mrs. Kukes' continued service to the Issuer), issued to Mr. Kukes' wife, who provides services as an employee of the Issuer. Exempt under Rule 16b-3(d).
3. Issued to the Reporting Person in consideration for services rendered and agreed to be rendered to the Issuer as the Chief Executive Officer of the Issuer.
4. Issued to Mr. Kukes' wife in consideration for services rendered and agreed to be rendered to the Issuer as an employee of the Issuer.
/s/ Simon Kukes 12/14/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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