UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

SCHEDULE 13D

 

(Rule 13d-101)

 

INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN STATEMENTS FILED PURSUANT

TO §240. 13d-1(a) AND AMENDMENTS THERETO FILED

PURSUANT TO §240. 13d-2

 

UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

(Amendment No. __)*

 

Iconic Brands, Inc.

(Name of Issuer)

 

Common Stock

(Title of Class of Securities)

 

45107V306

(CUSIP Number)

 

Thomas Martin

57 Horseshoe Drive

Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054

(609) 304-6985

(Name, Address and Telephone Number of Person Authorized to Receive Notices and Communications)

 

July 26, 2021

(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)

 

If the filing person has previously filed a statement on Schedule 13G to report the acquisition that is the subject of this Schedule 13D, and is filing this schedule because of §§ 240.13d-1(e), 240.13d‑1(f) or 240.13d-1(g), check the following box ☐.

 

Note: Schedules filed in paper format shall include a signed original and five copies of the schedule, including all exhibits. See § 240.13d-7 for other parties to whom copies are to be sent.

 

*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person’s initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

 

The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes)

 

 

 

   

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Page 2

 

1

NAME OF REPORTING PERSON

 

Thomas Martin

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

 

(a) ☐

(b) ☐

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

 

4

SOURCE OF FUNDS

 

OO

5

CHECK IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) or 2(e)

 

6

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

United States of America

 

 

 

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

7

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

7,388,219

8

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

0

9

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

7,388,219

10

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

0

 

11

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

7,388,219

12

CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES

 

13

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 11

 

8.3%1

14

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

 

IN

_______

1 Based on 89,182,764 shares outstanding as of July 26, 2021.

 

 

 

      

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ITEM 1. Security and Issuer.

 

This Statement relates to the Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share (the “Common Stock”), of Iconic Brands, Inc., a Nevada corporation (the “Issuer”). The Issuer’s principal executive offices are located at 44 Seabro Avenue, Amityville, New York 11701.

 

ITEM 2. Identity and Background.

 

 

(a)

Name of Reporting Person.

 

 

 

 

 

Thomas Martin

 

 

 

 

(b)

Address of Principal Business Office or, if none, Residence.

 

 

 

 

 

Thomas Martin: 57 Horseshoe Drive, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054

 

 

 

 

(c)

Thomas Martin serves as the President and Chief Operating Officer of TopPop LLC. He conducts his employment at 4 East Stow Road, Unit 8, Marlton, NJ 08053

 

 

 

 

(d)

During the last five years, the Reporting Person has not been convicted in a criminal proceeding (excluding traffic violations or similar misdemeanors).

 

 

 

 

(e)

 During the last five years, the Reporting Person has not been a party to a civil proceeding of a judicial or administrative body of competent jurisdiction and as a result of such proceeding was or is subject to a judgment, decree or final order enjoining future violations of, or prohibiting or mandating activities subject to, federal or state securities laws or finding any violation with respect to such law.

 

 

 

 

(f)

Thomas Martin is a citizen of the United States of America.

    

ITEM 3. Source and Amount of Funds or Other Consideration.

 

The shares of Common Stock that are the subject of this Schedule 13D were received as part of the pro rata consideration paid to Thomas Martin in connection with the Issuer’s acquisition of all of the outstanding membership interests of TopPop LLC, a New Jersey limited liability company (“TopPop”) from Thomas Martin and the other members of TopPop (the “Acquisition”). The Acquisition occurred on July 26, 2021 in accordance with the terms of the Acquisition Agreement, dated as of July 26, 2021, by and among the Issuer, TopPop, FrutaPop LLC, Thomas Martin, and InnoAccel Investments LLC (the “Acquisition Agreement”).

 

Under the terms of the Acquisition Agreement, part of the total consideration payable to FrutaPop LLC, Thomas Martin, and InnoAccel Investments LLC, as sellers, was paid in Common Stock, with 26,009,600 shares of Common Stock issued to the sellers at an aggregate value of $8,128,000, or $0.3125 per share. The pro rata portion of these shares of Common Stock to which Thomas Martin was entitled was 7,388,219 shares of Common Stock, which shares were received on July 26, 2021.

 

 

 

        

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ITEM 4. Purpose of Transaction

 

The shares were acquired in connection with the Acquisition, and pursuant to the terms of the Acquisition Agreement, as detailed in Item 3 above.

 

Under the terms of the Acquisition Agreement, Thomas Martin may be entitled to receive additional shares of Common Stock in connection with any earn-out payments that may become payable pursuant to the terms of the Acquisition Agreement for each of the annual periods ending July 31, 2022, and July 31, 2023, which earn-out payments are contingent upon TopPop meeting and exceeding certain earnings thresholds during such periods. At least 45% of any such earn-out payments that become payable must be paid in the form of Common Stock of the Issuer, valued at the then-prevailing market price.

 

Other than as described above, the Reporting Person does not currently have any plan or proposal that relates to, or may result in, any of the matters enumerated in subparagraphs (a) through (j) of the instructions for Item 4 of Schedule 13D.

 

ITEM 5. Interest in Securities of the Issuer.

  

 

(a)

Amount Beneficially Owned and Percent of Class

 

 

 

 

 

Thomas Martin is the beneficial owner of 7,388,219 shares of Common Stock, representing 8.3% of the total number of outstanding shares of Common Stock (based on (i) 89,182,764 shares outstanding as of July 26, 2021).

 

 

 

 

(b)

Number of shares as to which such person has:

  

 

(i)

sole power to vote or to direct the vote: 7,388,219

 

 

 

 

(ii)

shared power to vote or to direct the vote: 0

 

 

 

 

(iii)

sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition: 7,388,219

 

 

 

 

(iv)

shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition: 0

 

 

(c)

Other than as set forth in response to Item 3 above, which is incorporated herein by reference, no other transactions in the Issuer’s Common Stock by the Reporting Person were effected in the past sixty (60) days.

 

 

 

 

(d)

No other person is known to have the right to receive or the power to direct the receipt of dividends from, or the proceeds from the sale of, the shares held by the Reporting Person.

  

ITEM 6. Contracts, Arrangements, Understandings or Relationships with Respect to Securities of the Issuer.

 

The information provided under Items 3 and 4 of this Schedule 13D is incorporated herein by reference.

 

Other than as described herein, there are no contracts, arrangements, understandings or relationships between the Reporting Person and any other person with respect to the securities of the Issuer.

 

ITEM 7. Material to Be Filed as Exhibits.

 

99.1

 

Acquisition Agreement, dated as of July 26, 2021, by and among Iconic Brands, Inc., TopPop LLC, FrutaPop LLC, InnoAccel Investments LLC, and Thomas Martin (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 10.1 of the Issuer’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the SEC on July 27, 2021).

 

 

 

          

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Signature

 

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

 

August 4, 2021

/s/ Thomas Martin

 

 

Thomas Martin

 

 

 

 

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