8-K 1 gevo20190710_8k.htm FORM 8-K gevo20190710_8k.htm




Washington, D.C. 20549








Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 10, 2019




Gevo, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)






(State or other jurisdiction

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer

of incorporation)


Identification No.)




345 Inverness Drive South, Building C, Suite 310 Englewood, CO 80112

(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (303) 858-8358



(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

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Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))


Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class


Trading symbol


Name of exchange on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share




Nasdaq Capital Market


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).


Emerging growth company ☐


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐





Item 8.01.

Other Events.


The registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-211370) of Gevo, Inc. (the “Company”) and any related prospectus supplement are subject to the provisions of General Instruction I.B.6 of Form S-3, which provides that the Company may not sell securities in a public primary offering with a value exceeding one-third of its public float in any 12-month period unless its public float subsequently rises to $75.0 million or more. As of July 9, 2019, the aggregate market value of the Company’s outstanding common stock held by non-affiliates, or public float, was approximately $26.7 million, based on the closing price of the Company’s common stock as reported on the Nasdaq Capital Market on July 8, 2019, as calculated in accordance with General Instruction I.B.6 of Form S-3. The Company has not sold any securities pursuant to General Instruction I.B.6. of Form S-3 during the 12 calendar months prior to and including the date hereof. If the Company’s public float rises to $75.0 million or more at any time, the Company will not be subject to the restrictions under General Instruction I.B.6 of Form S-3 at least until the filing of its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ending December 31, 2019 or other Section 10(a)(3) update under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.









Dated: July 10, 2019


/s/ Geoffrey T. Williams, Jr.




Geoffrey T. Williams, Jr.




General Counsel and Secretary