GigCapital3 will cease trading on the NYSE under the Symbol “GIK”, and Lightning eMotors to Trade on the NYSE Under the Symbol “ZEV”

OVELAND, Colo. & PALO ALTO, Calif. – Lightning eMotors, a leading provider of commercial electric vehicles for fleets, and GigCapital3, Inc. (“GigCapital3”), today announced that they are completing their previously announced business combination. The business combination was approved by GigCapital3 stockholders on April 21, 2021. This closing happens less than a year after GigCapital Global closed the GigCapital3 SPAC IPO on May 18, 2020

The combined company has changed its name to Lightning eMotors, Inc. and its common stock and warrants will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the new symbols “ZEV” and “ZEV.WS”, respectively, on May 7, 2021. Each existing GigCapital3 unit will separate into its components consisting of one share of common stock under the new symbol “ZEV” and three-quarters of one warrant under the new symbol “ZEV.WS” and, as a result, the GigCapital3 units will no longer trade as a separate security.

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About Lightning eMotors

Lightning eMotors has been providing specialized and sustainable fleet solutions since 2009, deploying complete zero-emission-vehicle (ZEV) solutions for commercial fleets since 2018 – including Class 3 cargo and passenger vans, Class 4 and 5 cargo vans and shuttle buses, Class 6 work trucks, school buses, Class 7 city buses, and Class A motor coaches. The Lightning eMotors team designs, engineers, customizes and manufactures zero-emission vehicles to support the wide array of fleet customer needs including school buses and ambulances, with a full suite of telematics, analytics and charging solutions to simplify the buying and ownership experience and maximize uptime and energy efficiency.

About GigCapital Global and GigCapital3, Inc.

GigCapital Global (“GigCapital”) is a Private-to-Public Equity (PPE) technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) focused investment group led by an affiliated team of technology industry corporate executives and entrepreneurs, and TMT operational and strategic experts in the private and public markets, including substantial, success-proven M&A and IPO activities. The group deploys a unique Mentor-Investors™ methodology to partner with exceptional TMT companies, managed by dedicated and experienced entrepreneurs. GigCapital was launched in 2017 with the vision of becoming the lead franchise in incepting and developing TMT Private-to-Public Equity (PPE) companies.

GigCapital3, Inc. is one of GigCapital’s Private-to-Public Equity (PPE) companies.

“Private-to-Public Equity (PPE)” and “Mentor-Investor” are trademarks of GigFounders, LLC, used pursuant to agreement.