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Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 6, 2023



Vitesse Energy, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-41546   88-3617511
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
File Number)
  (IRS. Employer
Identification No.)


9200 E. Mineral Avenue, Suite 200

Centennial, Colorado

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (720) 361-2500



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2, below):


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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 Exchange Act:


Title of each class




Name of each exchange
on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share   VTS   New York Stock Exchange

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  

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 7.01

Regulation FD Disclosure

Vitesse Energy, Inc. (“Vitesse”), a subsidiary of Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (“Jefferies”), previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) a registration statement on Form 10 (File No. 001-41546) (as amended, the “Registration Statement”), relating to the distribution (the “Distribution”) by Jefferies of all of the outstanding shares of Vitesse common stock held by Jefferies to Jefferies’ shareholders as of the close of business on December 27, 2022 (the “Record Date”). The Registration Statement includes a preliminary information statement that describes the Distribution and provides important information regarding Vitesse’s business and management. On January 6, 2023, the Commission declared the Registration Statement effective.

The final information statement related to the Distribution is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is being mailed to Jefferies shareholders as of the Record Date.

The information in Item 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K and Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing, except as shall be expressly set.

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits





99.1    Information Statement of Vitesse Energy, Inc., dated January 6, 2023
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)


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.


Date: January 9, 2023     VITESSE ENERGY, INC.

/s/ Christopher I. Humber

      Christopher I. Humber
      General Counsel and Secretary