8-K 1 betterco20190508_8k.htm FORM 8-K betterco20190508_8k.htm



 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): May 2, 2019


Better Choice Company Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)






(State or other jurisdiction of



File Number)

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)



81 Prospect Street, Brooklyn, New York


(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)



Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (646) 846-4280




(Former name or former address, if changed, since last report.)


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Item 5.02

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


On May 2, 2019, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Better Choice Company Inc. (the “Company”) approved the grant to certain executives of the Company of non-qualified stock options to purchase shares of the Company’s common stock under the Company’s 2019 Incentive Award Plan (the “2019 Plan”) at a per-share exercise price equal to the fair market value of a share of the Company’s common stock on the date of grant. In accordance with an agreement with the Company, the stock options vest and become exercisable monthly over 2 years in equal installments of 1/24 each month. The stock options will be accelerated upon a Change of Control, as defined in the 2019 Plan. Any exercise of stock options may, at the election of the executives, be exercised with a “cashless exercise” by using shares from any such exercise to pay the exercise price, which shares, for such purpose, being valued at the fair market value, as determined under the 2019 Plan, on the date of exercise.


The following executive officers of the Company were granted the number of stock options under the 2019 Plan, in each case as listed after their names: Damian Dalla-Longa, 1,200,000 stock options; Lori Taylor, 1,150,000 stock options; and Anthony Santarsiero, 1,000,000 stock options.



Forward Looking Statements.

The Company cautions you that statements included in this Current Report on Form 8-K that are not a description of historical facts are forward-looking statements. In some cases, you can identify forward-looking statements by terms such as “may,” “will,” “should,” , or expect,” “plan,” “anticipate,” “could,” “intend,” “target,” “project,” “contemplates,” “believes,” “estimates,” “predicts,” “potential” or “continue” or the negatives of these terms or other similar expressions. These statements are based on the Company’s current beliefs and expectations. The inclusion of forward-looking statements should not be regarded as a representation by the Company that any of its plans will be achieved. Actual results may differ from those set forth in this report due to the risk and uncertainties inherent in the Company’s business. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof, and the Company undertakes no obligation to revise or update this report to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. This caution is made under the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.








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.




Better Choice Company Inc.



 Date: May 8, 2019


/s/ Damian Dalla-Longa


Name: Damian Dalla-Longa


Title: Chief Executive Officer