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): April 14, 2020


New Age Beverages Corporation

(Exact Name of Registrant as specified in its charter)


Washington   001-38014   27-2432263
(State or other jurisdiction   (Commission   (I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation)   File Number)   Identification Number)


2420 17th Street, Suite 220, Denver, Colorado   80202
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

(303) 566-3030

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)



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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share   NBEV   Nasdaq Capital Market


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).


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Item 1.01 - Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement


On April 14, 2020, New Age Beverages Corporation (the “Company”) entered into a loan with East West Bank as the lender (“Lender”) in an aggregate principal amount of $6,868,400 (“PPP Loan”) under the Paycheck Protection Program under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The PPP Loan is evidenced by a promissory note (“Note”). Subject to the terms of the Note, the PPP Loan bears interest at a fixed rate of 1% per annum, with the first six months of interest deferred, has a term of two years, and is unsecured and guaranteed by the Small Business Administration. The Company may apply to the Lender for forgiveness of the PPP Loan, with the amount which may be forgiven equal to the sum of payroll costs, covered rent and mortgage obligations, and covered utility payments incurred by the Company during the eight-week period beginning on April 10, 2020, calculated in accordance with the terms of the CARES Act.


The Note provides for customary events of default including, among other things, payment defaults, breach of representations and warranties, and insolvency events. The PPP Loan may be accelerated upon the occurrence of an event of default.


The foregoing summary is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Note, a copy of which is filed with this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.


Item 2.03 - Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant


The foregoing terms and conditions of the Notes and the PPP Loan described in Item 1.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K are incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits


Exhibit No.   Description

Promissory Note, Dated as of April 14, 2020, by New Age Beverages Corporation in favor of East West Bank







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.


  New Age Beverages Corporation
Date: April 15, 2020 By: /s/ Gregory A. Gould
    Gregory A. Gould
    Chief Financial Officer





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