ROCR Roth CH Acquisition III

Filed: 13 Apr 21, 4:30pm



United States 


Washington, D.C. 20549


Form 8-K


Current Report  

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the  

Securities Exchange Act of 1934


April 12, 2021

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)


Roth CH Acquisition III Co.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)


Delaware 001-40147 83-3584928
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation) 
 (Commission File Number)  (I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.) 


888 San Clemente Drive, Suite 400

Newport Beach, CA

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)  (Zip Code) 


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (949) 720-5700



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


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


Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which
Common Stock ROCR The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Warrants ROCRW The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Units ROCRU The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).


Emerging growth company x


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 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers


On April 12, 2021, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Roth CH Acquisition III Co. (the “Company”) increased the size of the Board from six directors to seven directors. Also on April 12, 2021, the Board appointed Sam Chawla, a member of the Company’s advisory board, to fill the vacancy on and serve as a member of the Board, to serve until his successor is duly elected and qualified or until his earlier death, resignation or removal.


Sam Chawla has been a Portfolio Manager of Perceptive Advisors LLC, an investment fund focused on the healthcare sector, since 2013. Prior to joining Perceptive Advisors in 2013, Mr. Chawla was a Managing Director at UBS in the Global Healthcare Group. Mr. Chawla’s investment banking experience centered on strategic advisory work for both public and private healthcare companies. Prior to joining UBS in September 2010, Mr. Chawla was a Director (from January 2009 to September 2010) and a Vice President (from July 2007 to January 2009) in the Healthcare Investment Banking Group of Credit Suisse, which Mr. Chawla originally joined as an investment banker in 2002. Mr. Chawla also worked at Bloomberg L.P. and Pelican Life Sciences. Mr. Chawla received an M.B.A. from Georgetown University and a B.A. in Economics from Johns Hopkins University.


Mr. Chawla has no family relationships with any of the executive officers or directors of the Company. There have been no transactions in the past two years to which the Company or any of its subsidiaries was or is to be a party, in which Mr. Chawla had, or will have, a direct or indirect material interest.







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: April 13, 2021 
By:/s/ Byron Roth                                                
Name: Byron Roth 
Title:Co-Chief Executive Officer