IEA Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives

Filed: 24 Mar 21, 9:35am




Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 23, 2021

Infrastructure & Energy Alternatives, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Delaware 001-37796 47-4787177
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
 (Commission File Number) (IRS Employer
Identification No.)
6325 Digital Way
Suite 460
Indianapolis, Indiana
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (800) 688-3775

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

Title of each classTrading Symbols(s)Name of exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.0001 par valueIEAThe NASDAQ Stock Market LLC
Warrants for Common StockIEAWWThe NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

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Item 8.01 Other Events.

As previously disclosed, Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“IEA LLC”) completed an underwritten public offering (the “Offering”) of 8,853,283 shares of common stock, par value $0.0001 per share (the “Common Stock”), on February 8, 2021. In connection with the Offering, IEA LLC informed Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), that following the Offering, it intended to effect a distribution (the “Distribution”) to its members, pro rata in accordance with such member’s ownership interest in IEA LLC and the governing documents of IEA LLC, of a combination of:

the cash proceeds from the Offering;
the cash proceeds from the sale of Series A Preferred Stock and Series B Preferred Stock to Ares Special Situations Fund IV, L.P. and ASOF Holdings I, L.P.; and
other securities of the Company held by IEA LLC (including Common Stock and warrants exercisable for Common Stock).

On March 23, 2021, IEA LLC completed the Distribution. Trusts of John Paul Roehm, the Company’s President, Chief Executive Officer and a director; Chris Hanson, the Company’s Executive Vice President of Wind Operations and Brian Hummer, the Company’s Executive Vice President of Operations are members of IEA, LLC, and as a result, Messrs. Roehm, Hanson and Hummer, through their respective trusts, received a distribution of 599,445, 20,896 and 20,896 shares of Common Stock and 35,976, 26,164 and 26,164 warrants, respectively.

Prior to the Distribution, each recipient of securities in the Distribution who was not already covered by a lock-up agreement in connection with the Offering entered into a lock-up agreement substantially similar to the one entered into by IEA LLC in connection with the Offering.

Additionally, the parties receiving Common Stock and warrants in the Distribution entered into a joinder to the Registration Rights Agreement, dated as of March 28, 2018, by and among the Company, M III Sponsor I LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, M III Sponsor I LP, a Delaware limited partnership, IEA LLC, Oaktree Power Opportunities Fund III Delaware, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership, in its capacity as the representative of IEA LLC, Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., and the other undersigned parties listed on the signature pages thereto (as subsequently amended and amended and restated).

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: March 24, 2021
By:/s/ Gil Melman
Name:Gil Melman
Title:Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer