SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Cowen Investments LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
599 LEXINGTON AVENUE

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
05/15/2018
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
VectoIQ Acquisition Corp. [ VTIQ ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
Form filed by One Reporting Person
X Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common Stock(1) 1,161,500(2) D(2)
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Cowen Investments LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
599 LEXINGTON AVENUE

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
SOLOMON JEFFREY M

(Last) (First) (Middle)
599 LEXINGTON AVENUE

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
RCG LV Pearl LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
599 LEXINGTON AVENUE

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
COWEN INC.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
599 LEXINGTON AVENUE

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. This Form 3 is filed jointly by Cowen Investments LLC ("Cowen Investments"), RCG LV Pearl LLC ("RCG"), Cowen Inc. ("Cowen Inc.") and Jeffrey M. Solomon (collectively, the "Reporting Persons"). Each of the Reporting Persons may be deemed to be a member of a Section 13(d) group that collectively beneficially owns more than 10% of VectoIQ Acquisition Corp.'s (the "Issuer") outstanding shares of Common Stock. Each of the Reporting Persons disclaims beneficial ownership of the securities reported herein except to the extent of his or its pecuniary interest therein.
2. Represents securities owned directly by Cowen Investments, including 151,500 shares of common stock of the Issuer that are subject to forfeiture if the underwriters of the Issuer's initial public offering do not exercise in full an option granted to them to cover over-allotments. As the sole member of Cowen Investments, RCG may be deemed to beneficially own the securities owned directly by Cowen Investments. As the sole member of RCG, Cowen Inc. may be deemed to beneficially own the securities owned directly by Cowen Investments. As Chief Executive Officer of Cowen Inc., Mr. Solomon may be deemed to beneficially own the securities owned directly by Cowen Investments.
/s/ Jeffrey M. Solomon 05/15/2018
Cowen Investments, LLC, By: RCG LV Pearl LLC, sole member, By: Cowen Inc., sole member, By: /s/ Owen S. Littman, General Counsel 05/15/2018
RCG LV Pearl LLC, By: Cowen Inc., sole member, By: /s/ Owen S. Littman, General Counsel 05/15/2018
Cowen Inc., By: /s/ Owen S. Littman, General Counsel 05/15/2018
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