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*
Centre Partners V, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O CENTRE PARTNERS MANAGEMENT LLC
825 THIRD AVENUE, 40TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
LIFETIME BRANDS, INC [ LCUT ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
12/03/2018
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
Form filed by One Reporting Person
X 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
Common Stock, par value $0.01, per share 12/03/2018 P 10,625(1) A $12.1244(2) 5,643,717(3) I See footnotes(4)(5)(6)
Common Stock, par value $0.01, per share 12/04/2018 P 7,096(1) A $12.1979(7) 5,650,813(3) I See footnotes(4)(5)(6)
Common Stock, par value $0.01, per share 12/06/2018 P 666(1) A $11.9985(8) 5,651,479(3) I See footnotes(4)(5)(6)
Common Stock, par value $0.01, per share 7,086 D(6)(9)
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
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Centre Partners V, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O CENTRE PARTNERS MANAGEMENT LLC
825 THIRD AVENUE, 40TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Centre Capital Investors V LP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O CENTRE PARTNERS MANAGEMENT LLC
825 THIRD AVENUE, 40TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Centre Partners V LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O CENTRE PARTNERS MANAGEMENT LLC
825 THIRD AVENUE, 40TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
JRJ V LP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O CENTRE PARTNERS MANAGEMENT LLC
825 THIRD AVENUE, 40TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Harwich Road V LP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O CENTRE PARTNERS MANAGEMENT LLC
825 THIRD AVENUE, 40TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
JRJ Inc.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O CENTRE PARTNERS MANAGEMENT LLC
825 THIRD AVENUE, 40TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Harwich Road Inc.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O CENTRE PARTNERS MANAGEMENT LLC
825 THIRD AVENUE, 40TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
POLLACK BRUCE G

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O CENTRE PARTNERS MANAGEMENT LLC
825 THIRD AVENUE, 40TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
JAFFE DAVID

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O CENTRE PARTNERS MANAGEMENT LLC
825 THIRD AVENUE, 40TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. Represents shares of common stock purchased in open market transactions by Centre Capital Investors V, L.P. ("Centre Investors"). Centre Partners V, L.P. ("Centre Partners LP") is the sole general partner of Centre Investors.
2. The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were purchased in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $12.00 to $12.25, inclusive. The reporting persons undertake to provide to the Issuer, any security holder of the Issuer or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within the range set forth herein.
3. Includes 5,593,116 shares of common stock directly held by Taylor Parent, LLC ("Taylor Parent").
4. CP Taylor GP, LLC ("CP Taylor") has the authority to appoint the board of directors of Taylor Parent. Centre Partners, L.P. is the sole member of CP Taylor and the general partner of Centre Investors. Centre Partners V LLC ("Centre Partners") is the general partner of Centre Partners LP. JRJ V LP ("JRJ LP") and Harwich Road V LP ("Harwich Road LP") are co-managers of Centre Partners. JRJ Inc. ("JRJ") is the general partner of JRJ LP. Harwich Road Inc. ("Harwich Road") is the general partner of Harwich Road LP. Bruce Pollack is the president of JRJ. David Jaffe is the president of Harwich Road. (Cont'd in FN 5)
5. (Cont'd from FN 4) As such, Centre Partners LP, Centre Partners, JRJ LP, Harwich Road LP, JRJ, Harwich Road, Bruce Pollack and David Jaffe may be deemed to beneficially own the shares of the Issuer owned directly by Centre Investors and CP Taylor, Centre Partners LP, Centre Partners, JRJ LP, Harwich Road LP, JRJ, Harwich Road, Bruce Pollack and David Jaffe may be deemed to beneficially own the shares of the Issuer owned directly by Taylor Parent.
6. Each of the Reporting Persons disclaims beneficial ownership of the shares of the Issuer except to the extent of their respective pecuniary interest therein.
7. The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were purchased in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $12.1375 to $12.25, inclusive. The reporting persons undertake to provide to the Issuer, any security holder of the Issuer or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within the range set forth herein.
8. The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were purchased in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $11.995 to $12.00, inclusive. The reporting persons undertake to provide to the Issuer, any security holder of the Issuer or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within the range set forth herein.
9. These shares are directly owned by Mr. Pollack.
Centre Partners V, L.P., By: Centre Partners V LLC, Its: General Partner, By: /s/ William Tomai, Authorized Person 12/06/2018
Centre Capital Investors V LP, By: /s/ Bruce G. Pollack, Authorized Person 12/06/2018
Centre Partners V LLC, By: /s/ William Tomai, Authorized Person 12/06/2018
JRJ V LP, By: JRJ Inc., Its: General Partner, By: /s/ Bruce G. Pollack, President 12/06/2018
Harwich Road V LP, By: Harwich Road Inc., Its: General Partner, By: /s/ David L. Jaffe, President 12/06/2018
JRJ Inc., By: /s/ Bruce G. Pollack, President 12/06/2018
Harwich Road Inc., By: /s/ David L. Jaffe, President 12/06/2018
/s/ Bruce G. Pollack 12/06/2018
/s/ David L. Jaffe 12/06/2018
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