Washington, DC 20549



Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 20, 2020


(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)






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Identification Number)


5990 Sepulveda Boulevard

Sherman Oaks, California 91411

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

(818) 908‑9868

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Item 1.01

Entry into Material Definitive Agreement.

On April 20, 2020, Apex Global Brands Inc. (the “Company”) received loan proceeds of $0.7 million through the Paycheck Protection Program (the “PPP”) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act.

The loan, which was in the form of a promissory note, dated April 14, 2020, between the Company and Bank of America as the lender, matures on April 20, 2022 and bears interest at a fixed rate of 1.0% per annum, payable monthly commencing in six months.  Under the terms of the PPP loan, the principal, or a portion of the principal, may be forgiven if the loan proceeds are used for certain expenses as described in the CARES Act, such as payroll costs, employee benefits, rent, utilities and interest.

The description of the PPP loan set forth in this Current Report on Form 8-K is intended to be a summary and does not purport to be complete.  As a result, such description is subject to, and qualified in its entirety by reference to, the applicable document, which will be filed as an exhibit to our next periodic filing.


Item 2.03

Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.

   Reference is made to the disclosure regarding the PPP loan under Item 1.01 above, which is incorporated herein by this reference.


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.







April 24, 2020


/s/ Steven L. Brink



Steven L. Brink



Chief Financial Officer



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