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) March 8, 2021
cbdMD, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
North Carolina
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
8845 Red Oak Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28217
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (704) 445-3060
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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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
NYSE American
8.0% Series A Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock
NYSE American
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Item 3.02 Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities.
As previously reported, on December 20, 2018 (the “Closing Date”) cbdMD, Inc. closed that certain Agreement and Plan of Merger (the “Merger Agreement”) dated December 3, 2018 by and among our company, our subsidiaries and Cure Based Development, LLC (“Cure Based Development”). Pursuant to the terms of the Merger Agreement, as partial merger consideration CBD Holding, LLC (“CBDH”), the then sole member of Cure Based Development, was entitled to receive (the “Earnout Rights”) up to 15,250,000 additional shares of our common stock (the “Earnout Shares”) upon the satisfaction of certain aggregate net revenue criteria within 60 months following the Closing Date. The possible issuance of the Earnout Shares was approved by our shareholders in April 2019. In February 2020 CBDH distributed the Earnout Rights to its members which included affiliates of both Martin A. Sumichrast and R. Scott Coffman, executive officers and directors of our company. In February 2020 we issued those members an aggregate of 5,127,792 Earnout Shares upon the conclusion of the first marking period. Following the completion of the second marking period on December 31, 2020, and in accordance with the terms of the Merger Agreement, we determined that the net revenues for the second marking period were $44,063,801, and on March 8, 2021 our Board of Directors approved the issuance to the members an aggregate of 3,348,520 Earnout Shares. The recipients were accredited investors and the issuances were exempt from registration under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, in reliance on an exemption provided by Section 4(a)(2) of that act. Following this issuance, there remain Earnout Rights for 6,773,953 Earnout Shares.
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.
cbdMD, Inc.
Date: March 11, 2021
/s/ T. Ronan Kennedy
T. Ronan Kennedy, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer