FREE Whole Earth Brands
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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 14, 2021
Whole Earth Brands, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction|
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer|
125 S. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (312) 840-6000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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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|
|Common stock, par value $0.0001 per share||FREE||The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC|
|Warrants to purchase one-half of one share of common stock||FREEW||The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§ 230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§ 240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company x
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨
|Item 2.02.||Results of Operations and Financial Condition.|
On May 14, 2021, Whole Earth Brands, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing certain financial and other results for the fiscal quarter and year ended March 31, 2021. The full text of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K (this “Current Report”) and is incorporated herein by reference.
The information furnished under Item 2.02 of this Current Report (including Exhibit 99.1) shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section, nor shall it be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing of the Company under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Press Release dated May 14, 2021.|
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.
|Whole Earth Brands, Inc.|
|Dated: May 14, 2021||By:||/s/ Andrew Rusie|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|