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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K/A

 

(Amendment No. 2)

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 29, 2021

 

AppHarvest, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware 001-39288 82-5042965
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation) (Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)

  

500 Appalachian Way

Morehead, KY

  40351
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (606) 653-6100

 

(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 obligations of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
   
¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
   
¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
   
¨ 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(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share   APPH   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Warrants, each whole warrant exercisable for one share of Common Stock at an exercise price of $11.50 per share   APPHW   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 (§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 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. ¨

 

 

  

 

 

INTRODUCTORY NOTE

 

This Amendment No. 2 on Form 8-K/A (this “Amendment No. 2”) amends Item 9.01 of the Current Report on Form 8-K filed by AppHarvest, Inc. (the “Company”) on February 2, 2021 (the “Original Report”), in which the Company reported, among other events, the completion of the Business Combination. This Amendment No. 2 amends Item 9.01(b) in the Original Report to include the unaudited pro forma condensed combined financial information (restated) of the Company as of and for the year ended December 31, 2020. This Amendment No. 2 does not amend any other item of the Original Report or purport to provide an update or a discussion of any developments at the Company subsequent to the filing date of the Original Report.

 

Capitalized terms used but not defined herein have the meanings given in the Original Report.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

  (d) Exhibits.

 

Exhibit
Number
  Description
99.1   Unaudited Pro Forma Condensed Combined Financial Information (Restated) as of and for the year ended December 31, 2020.
104   Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).

 

  

 

 

SIGNATURES

 

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.

 

  AppHarvest, Inc.
   
Dated: June 7, 2021  
   
  By: /s/ Loren Eggleton
    Loren Eggleton
    Chief Financial Officer

 

  

 

Exhibit 99.1

UNAUDITED PRO FORMA CONDENSED COMBINED FINANCIAL INFORMATION
(Restated)

 

Introduction

 

On January 29, 2021, Legacy AppHarvest, Novus and Merger Sub, consummated the Business Combination. In connection with the closing of the Business Combination, Legacy AppHarvest changed its name to AppHarvest Operations, Inc. and the registrant changed its name from Novus Capital Corporation to AppHarvest, Inc.

 

The Unaudited Pro Forma Condensed Combined Financial Information (Restated) has been prepared in accordance with Article 11 of Regulation S-X as amended by the final rule, Release No. 33-10786 “Amendments to Financial Disclosures about Acquired and Disposed Businesses.” The following unaudited pro forma condensed combined balance sheet as of December 31, 2020 (restated) and the unaudited pro forma condensed combined statements of operations for the year ended December 31, 2020 (restated) present the combination of the financial information of Novus and Legacy AppHarvest after giving effect to the following transactions:

 

Business Combination;

 

Legacy AppHarvest Convertible Notes conversion; and

 

PIPE and related adjustments.

 

Collectively these transactions are referred to as the “Transaction Adjustment”, described in the accompanying notes. Novus and Legacy AppHarvest are collectively referred to herein as the “Companies,” and the Companies, subsequent to the Business Combination, are referred to herein as the “Combined Company”.

 

The unaudited pro forma condensed combined statement of operations for the year ended December 31, 2020 (restated) gives effect to the Transaction Adjustment as if they had occurred on January 1, 2020.

 

The unaudited pro forma condensed combined financial information (restated) is based on and should be read in conjunction with the audited and unaudited historical financial statements of each of Novus and Legacy AppHarvest and the notes thereto, as well as the disclosures contained in the sections titled “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations.

 

The unaudited pro forma condensed combined financial statements (restated) have been presented for illustrative purposes only and do not necessarily reflect what the Combined Company’s financial condition or results of operations would have been had the Business Combination, Legacy AppHarvest Convertible Notes conversion, and PIPE occurred on the dates indicated. Further, the unaudited pro forma condensed combined financial information (restated) also may not be useful in predicting the future financial condition and results of operations of the Combined Company. The actual financial position and results of operations may differ significantly from the pro forma amounts reflected herein due to a variety of factors. The transaction adjustments represent management’s estimates based on information available as of the date of these unaudited pro forma condensed combined financial statements (restated) and are subject to change as additional information becomes available and analyses are performed.

 

On September 28, 2020, Novus, Merger Sub, and Legacy AppHarvest, entered into the Business Combination Agreement, pursuant to which Legacy AppHarvest was merged with and into Merger Sub, with Legacy AppHarvest surviving the Merger. After giving effect to the Business Combination, Novus owned, directly or indirectly, all of the issued and outstanding equity interests of Legacy AppHarvest and its subsidiaries and became the Combined Company. Legacy AppHarvest equity holders hold a portion of the Common Stock of the Combined Company.

 

Legacy AppHarvest is considered the accounting acquirer, as further discussed in Note 2, Basis of Presentation, of the unaudited pro forma condensed combined financial information (restated).

 

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COMBINED COMPANY
UNAUDITED PRO FORMA CONDENSED COMBINED BALANCE SHEET
December 31, 2020
(Restated)

 

  Novus
(Historical)
   AppHarvest, Inc.
(Historical)
   Transaction
Adjustments
   Note   Pro Forma 
Current Assets                                  
Cash and cash equivalents     $311,954      $21,908,907    100,048,410    (a)      $458,395,598 
                   375,000,000    (b)         
                   (38,558,573)   (c)         
                   (315,100)   (i)         
Inventory             3,387,113                3,387,113 
Prepaid expenses and other current assets      77,701       481,003                558,704 
Total current assets      389,655       25,777,023    436,174,737            462,341,415 
Operating lease right of use assets, net             1,307,173                1,307,173 
Property and equipment, net             152,645,335                152,645,335 
Other assets             1,187,967    (1,126,619)   (c)       61,348 
Marketable securities held in trust account      100,048,410           (100,048,410)   (a)        
      100,048,410       155,140,475    (101,175,029)           154,013,856 
Total assets      100,438,065       180,917,498    334,999,708            616,355,271 
Current Liabilities                                  
Accounts payable             1,341,822    (290,000)   (c)       1,051,822 
Accrued expenses      3,078,188       5,183,880    (2,961,308)   (c)       4,682,678 
                   184,110    (d)         
                   (802,192)   (e)         
Current portion of lease liabilities with a related party             59,216,485                59,216,485 
Current portion of lease liabilities             166,354                166,354 
Current portion of financing obligation with a related party             58,795,309                58,795,309 
Current portion of long-term debt, net             30,000,000    (30,000,000)   (e)        
Other current liabilities             76,948                76,948 
Total current liabilities      3,078,188       154,780,798    (33,869,390)           123,989,596 
Private warrant liabilities      16,900,000                       16,900,000 
Lease liability, net of current portion             1,370,462                1,370,462 
Total non-current liabilities             1,370,462                18,270,462 
Total liabilities      19,978,188       156,151,260    (33,869,390)           142,260,058 
Redeemable convertible preferred stock:                                  
Series A             5,203,342    (5,203,342)   (f)        
Series A-1             992,285    (992,285)   (f)        
Series B             10,942,411    (10,942,411)   (f)        
Series C             28,069,492    (28,069,492)   (f)        
Total redeemable convertible preferred stock             45,207,530    (45,207,530)            
Common stock subject to possible redemption      126,500,000           (126,500,000)   (g)        
Common stock             975    3,750    (b)       9,783 
                   324    (e)         
                   3,472    (f)         
                   1,265    (g)         
                   (3)   (i)         
Additional paid-in capital             685,866    374,996,250    (b)       509,242,655 
                   (25,204,527)   (c)         
                   30,801,868    (e)         
                   45,204,058    (f)         
                   126,498,735    (g)         
                   (46,040,123)   (h)         
                   (315,097)   (i)         
                   2,615,625    (j)         
Accumulated deficit      (46,040,123)      (21,128,133)   (11,229,357)   (c)       (35,157,225)
                   (184,110)   (d)         
                   46,040,123    (h)         
                   (2,615,625)   (j)         
Total stockholders’ equity      (46,040,123)      (20,441,292)   540,576,628            474,095,213 
Total liabilities, preferred stock and stockholders’ equity     $100,438,065      $180,917,498   $334,999,708           $616,355,271 

 

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COMBINED COMPANY
UNAUDITED PRO FORMA CONDENSED COMBINED STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS
FOR THE YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2020
(Restated)

 

  Novus
(Historical)
   AppHarvest, Inc.
(Historical)
   Transaction
Adjustments
   Note   Pro Forma 
Operating costs and expenses                                      
Selling, general and administrative
expenses
     $3,584,271     $16,295,530      $11,229,357    (k)      $33,724,783   
                     2,615,625    (l)           
Depreciation            175,843                   175,843   
Total operating costs and expenses      3,584,271      16,471,373       13,844,982            33,900,626   
Loss from operations      (3,584,271)     (16,471,373)      (13,844,982)           (33,900,626)  
Other income (expense):                                      
Change in fair value of private warrants      (13,650,000)                        (13,650,000)  
Development fee income            406,004                   406,004   
Interest income      48,529             (48,529)   (m)          
Interest expense            (1,423,208)                  (1,423,208)  
Other            50,058                   50,058   
Loss before income taxes      (17,185,742)     (17,438,519)      (13,893,511)           (48,517,772)  
Provision for income taxes            (9,186)                  (9,186)  
Net loss     $(17,185,742)    $(17,447,705)     $(13,893,511)          $(48,526,958)  
Loss per Share:                                      
Weighted average shares outstanding,
basic and diluted
                                  97,835,774   
Basic and diluted net loss per share                                 $(0.50)  

 

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Note 1 — Description of the Business Combination

 

On September 28, 2020, Novus, Merger Sub, and Legacy AppHarvest, entered into the Business Combination Agreement, pursuant to which AppHarvest was merged with and into Merger Sub, with Legacy AppHarvest surviving the Merger. After giving effect to the Business Combination, Novus owned, directly or indirectly, all of the issued and outstanding equity interests of Legacy AppHarvest and its subsidiaries and became the Combined Company. Legacy AppHarvest equity holders hold a portion of the Common Stock.

 

Subject to the terms and conditions of the Business Combination Agreement, the consideration to be received by the Legacy AppHarvest equity holders in connection with the Business Combination was 50,000,000 shares of Common Stock, valued at $10.00 per share for total merger consideration of $500.0 million. These shares were allocated pro-rata among the holders of Legacy AppHarvest Common Stock on a fully-diluted and as-converted to Legacy AppHarvest Common Stock basis, including the number of shares of Legacy AppHarvest Common Stock issuable upon conversion of the AppHarvest Preferred Stock and the number of shares of Legacy AppHarvest Common Stock subject to outstanding options and RSUs, but excluding any shares issuable upon the conversion of up to $30 million in aggregate principal amount of Legacy AppHarvest Convertible Notes. In addition, immediately after the completion of the Business Combination, certain investors purchased an aggregate of $375.0 million of Common Stock in PIPE.

 

If the Business Combination took place on December 31, 2020, out of the 50.0 million shares of Common Stock that would be received by Legacy AppHarvest’s equity holders, approximately 44.5 million would be allocated to holders of common and preferred stock and 5.5 million would be reserved for options and RSUs to be issued in exchange for corresponding options and RSUs of Legacy AppHarvest.

 

The following summarizes the number of AppHarvest, Inc. Common Stock outstanding following the consummation of the Business Combination and the PIPE Financing, based on the estimated aggregate exercise price of all vested options of AppHarvest Inc. at the consummation of the Business Combination excluding the potential dilutive effect of the exercise or vesting of warrants, stock options and unvested restricted stock units:

 

    Shares    %
AppHarvest, Inc. Shareholders       44,474,948       45.5% 
Convertible Promissory Notes       3,242,336       3.3% 
Total AppHarvest Merger Shares       47,717,284       48.8% 
Novus Public Shareholders       9,968,490       10.2% 
Novus Founder Shares       2,650,000       2.7% 
Total Novus Shares       12,618,490       12.9% 
PIPE Investors       37,500,000       38.3% 
Total       97,835,774       100.0% 

 

Note 2 — Basis of Presentation

 

The historical financial information of Novus and Legacy AppHarvest has been adjusted in the unaudited pro forma condensed combined financial information (restated) to give effect to events that are (1) directly attributable to the Business Combination, Legacy AppHarvest Convertible Notes conversion, and the PIPE, (2) factually supportable, and (3) with respect to the statements of operations and transaction expenses. The pro forma adjustments are prepared to illustrate the estimated effect of the Business Combination, Legacy AppHarvest Convertible Notes conversion, and the PIPE and certain other adjustments.

 

The Business Combination was accounted for as a reverse recapitalization because Legacy AppHarvest had been determined to be the accounting acquirer in accordance with U.S. GAAP. The determination was primarily based on the evaluation of the following facts and circumstances:

 

The pre-combination equity holders of Legacy AppHarvest will be the largest single voting interest block in the Combined Company,

 

The pre-combination directors of Legacy AppHarvest will be the majority of the directors on the board of directors of Combined Company;

 

Senior management of Legacy AppHarvest will comprise the senior management of the Combined Company; and

 

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Operations of Legacy AppHarvest will comprise the ongoing operations of the Combined Company.

 

Under the reverse recapitalization model, the Business Combination was treated as Legacy AppHarvest issuing equity for the net assets of Novus, with no goodwill or intangible assets recorded.

 

The unaudited pro forma condensed combined statement (restated) of operations of the Combined Company for the year ended December 31, 2020 has been prepared using, and should be read in conjunction with, the historical audited consolidated financial statements of Novus as of, and for the year ended, December 31, 2020 (restated) and the related notes and the historical audited consolidated financial statements of Legacy AppHarvest as of and for the year ended December 31, 2020 and the related notes, both as included elsewhere in this prospectus.

 

Management has made significant estimates and assumptions in its determination of the transaction adjustments. As the unaudited pro forma condensed combined financial information has been prepared based on these preliminary estimates, the final amounts recorded may differ materially from the information presented.

 

The unaudited pro forma condensed combined financial information (restated) do not reflect the income tax effects of the pro forma adjustments as any change in the deferred tax balance would be offset by an increase in the valuation allowance given that Legacy AppHarvest incurred significant losses during the historical periods presented.

 

Note 3 — Transaction Adjustments

 

Adjustments included in the unaudited pro forma condensed combined balance sheet as of December 31, 2020 (restated) are as follows:

 

a)Represents the reclassification of marketable securities held in Novus’s Trust Account at the balance sheet date that becomes available to fund the Business Combination.

 

b)Represents the issuance, in the PIPE, to certain investors of 37,500,000 shares of Common Stock pursuant to Subscription Agreement at a price of $10.00 per share.

 

c)Represents transaction costs paid for anticipated in consummating the Business Combination, of which total $38.5 million. $25.2 million relates to equity issuance costs, and is reflected as a reduction against proceeds in additional paid-in capital and $1.1 million relates to the Private Warrants and is reflected as an increase in selling, general and administrative expenses and accumulated deficit. $1.1 million has been paid and are deferred and reflected in other assets. As of December 31, 2020, $10.1 million is reflected within accumulated deficit which represent costs associated with the closing of the Business Combination. Total transaction costs accrued but not yet paid as of December 31, 2020 consist of $0.3 million reflected in Accounts payable and $2.9 million reflected in Accrued expenses.

 

d)Represents accrual of interest on the Legacy AppHarvest Convertible Notes from December 31, 2020 to the estimated date of Business Combination of $0.2 million.

 

e)Represents the conversion of Legacy AppHarvest Convertible Notes upon the Business Combination being triggered, causing a conversion of the outstanding principal and interest amount, including accrued interest of $0.6 million as of December 31, 2020 and interest to be accrued from December 31, 2020 to the estimated closing date of the Business Combination of $0.2 million, into equity common stock securities.

 

f)Represents recapitalization of Legacy AppHarvest equity and issuance of post-combination company’s Common Stock to Legacy AppHarvest Shareholders as consideration for the reverse recapitalization.

 

g)Represents the reclassification of Novus common stock subject to possible redemption to permanent equity.

 

h)Represents the reclassification of Novus historical accumulated deficit.

 

i)Represents the amount paid to Novus shareholders who exercised redemption rights.

 

j)Represents additional stock-based compensation expense related to restricted stock units that vested as a result of the Business Combination.

 

Adjustments included in the unaudited pro forma condensed combined statement of operations for the year ended December 31, 2020 (restated):

 

k)Represent transaction expenses of $11.2 million.

 

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l)Represent additional stock-based compensation expense related to restricted stock units that vested as a result of the Business Combination in the amount of $2,615,625.

 

m)Represent elimination of Novus interest income on the trust account in the amount of $48,529.

 

Note 4 — Loss per Share

 

Basic loss per share represents the net loss per share calculated using the historical weighted average shares outstanding, and the issuance of additional shares in connection with the Business Combination, assuming the shares were outstanding at the beginning of the periods presented.

 

Diluted loss per common share is the same as basic loss per common share for all periods presented because the effects of potentially dilutive items were anti-dilutive given the pro forma combined net loss. The following common share equivalent securities have been excluded from the calculation of weighted-average common shares outstanding because the effect is anti-dilutive for the periods presented:

 

Anti-dilutive common share equivalents:    December 31, 2020 
Novus Public Warrants     10,000,000 
Novus Private Warrants     3,250,000 
Stock Options in Exchange for AppHarvest, Inc. Plan     2,979,231 
RSUs in Exchange for AppHarvest, Inc. Plan     2,545,820 
Total anti-dilutive common share equivalents     18,775,051 

 

COMPARATIVE SHARE INFORMATION
(Restated)

 

The following table sets forth unaudited historical and pro forma condensed combined per share ownership information (restated) of the Combined Company after giving effect to the Business Combination.

 

The pro forma book value information reflects the Business Combination as if it had occurred on December 31, 2020. The net loss per share information reflects the Business Combination as if it had occurred on January 1, 2020.

 

The unaudited pro forma condensed combined financial statements (restated) have been developed from and should be read in conjunction with:

 

the accompanying notes to the unaudited pro forma condensed combined financial information (restated);

 

the historical audited financial statements of Novus as of, and for the year ended, December 31, 2020 (restated) and the related notes, included elsewhere in this prospectus; and

 

the historical audited consolidated financial statements of Legacy AppHarvest as of, and for the year ended, December 31, 2020 and the related notes, included elsewhere in this prospectus.

 

The unaudited pro forma condensed combined loss per share information (restated) does not purport to represent the loss per share which would have occurred had the companies been combined during the periods presented, nor loss per share for any future data or period. The unaudited pro forma combined book value (stockholders' deficit) per share information (restated) below does not purport to represent what the value of Novus and Legacy AppHarvest would have been had the companies actually combined during the period.

 

  Novus
(Historical)
  Legacy
AppHarvest
(Historical)
  Pro Forma Combined 
As of and for the year ended December 31, 2020 (Restated)                   
Book Value (Stockholders’ Deficit) per share(1)    $(4.54) $ (2.10)     $ 4.85 
Weighted average shares outstanding of common stock – basic and diluted     10,145,349    9,716,768        97,835,774 
Net loss per share of common stock – basic and diluted    $(1.69) $ (1.80)     $ (0.50)

 

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