SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Riley Darryl Patrick

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O HOSTESS BRANDS, INC.
1 EAST ARMOUR BOULEVARD

(Street)
KANSAS CITY MO 64111

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Hostess Brands, Inc. [ TWNK ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
See Remarks
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
01/11/2019
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Restricted Stock Units(1) 01/11/2019 A 6,824 A $0.00 6,824 D
Restricted Stock Units(2) 12,473 D
Class A Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share 12,095 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Options $11.35 01/11/2019 A 20,250 (3) 01/10/2029 Class A Common Stock 20,250 $0.00 20,250 D
Stock Options $15.78 (4) 03/22/2027 Class A Common Stock 26,248 26,248 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Consists of a grant of restricted stock units. Each restricted stock unit represents the right to receive, upon vesting, one share of Class A Common Stock. These restricted stock units will vest in equal or nearly equal installments on January 11 of each of 2020, 2021 and 2022, assuming continued employment through the applicable vesting date.
2. Consists of previously disclosed restricted stock units that remain subject to time-based vesting criteria.
3. Consists of a grant of options to purchase shares of Class A Common Stock. Such options are subject to vesting in equal or nearly equal installments on January 11 of each of 2020, 2021, and 2022, assuming continued employment through the applicable vesting date.
4. Consists of a grant of previously disclosed options to purchase shares of Class A Common Stock. Such options are subject to vesting in equal or nearly equal installments on November 4 of each of 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020, assuming continued employment through the applicable vesting date.
Remarks:
Senior Vice President, Quality/Food Safety and R&D
/s/ Jolyn J. Sebree, Attorney-in-Fact 01/15/2019
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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