UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

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

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 9, 2019

 

Viking Energy Group, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

      

Nevada

 

000-29219

 

98-0199508

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification Number)

   

15915 Katy Freeway

Suite 450, Houston, Texas

 

77094

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(zip code)

 

(281) 404 4387

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

_____________________________________________

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

 

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ITEM 5.02 DEPARTURE OF DIRECTORS OR CERTAIN OFFICERS; ELECTION OF DIRECTORS; APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN OFFICERS; COMPENSATORY ARRANGEMENTS OF CERTAIN OFFICERS.

 

On September 9, 2019, Viking Energy Group, Inc. (the “Company”) entered into an employment agreement, restricted stock agreement, and warrant with Mark Finckle, appointing Mr. Finckle as Executive Vice President of Capital Markets for the Company.

 

Pursuant to Mr. Finckle’s employment agreement with the Company, Mr. Finckle is to receive an annual base salary of $250,000 and is eligible to receive in calendar year 2020, at the discretion of the Company’s Board of Directors, an annual bonus of up to 110% of his base salary and incentive equity compensation equal approximately 130% of his base salary. Pursuant to the restricted stock agreement, Mr. Finckle is to receive 1,000,000 shares of the Company’s common stock, with 50% of the shares vesting immediately and the remaining shares vesting on March 1, 2020, unless Mr. Finckle has resigned from employment or has been terminated for cause on or prior to that time. Pursuant to the warrant, Mr. Finckle received the right to purchase 3,500,000 shares of the Company’s common stock at $0.30 per share exercisable through April 1, 2024, with (i) 1,000,000 of the warrant shares vesting immediately; (ii) 2,000,000 of the warrant shares vesting on January 30, 2020, or another date as agreed in writing by both parties so long as the Company has closed a financing and/or acquisition transaction extinguishing or materially extending the maturity date of the promissory note executed by the Company on or about December 28, 2018, in the principal amount of approximately $23.77 million, and Mr. Finckle has not resigned from employment or been terminated for cause at that time; and (iii) 500,000 of the warrant shares vesting on August 31, 2020, so long as Mr. Finckle has not resigned from employment or been terminated for cause at that time.

 

 

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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.

 

 

 

Viking Energy Group, Inc.

 

 

Dated: September 11, 2019

By:

/s/ James Doris

 

 

James Doris

 

 

CEO & Director

 

 

 

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