SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 19, 2014
FIVE BELOW, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
1818 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (215) 546-7909
(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 December 19, 2014, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of Five Below, Inc. (the Company) granted performance-based restricted stock units to Thomas Vellios, the Companys Chief Executive Officer, equivalent to 309,039 shares of the Companys common stock.
Mr. Vellios restricted stock unit award will vest in three tranches: up to 77,260 units at the end of fiscal year 2015; up to 103,013 units at the end of fiscal year 2016; and up to 128,766 units at the end of fiscal year 2017. Vesting is subject to the Companys achievement of specified adjusted operating income growth targets, and are subject generally to Mr. Vellios continued service during the applicable performance period. Units that do not vest based on the adjusted operating income growth targets will be forfeited.
Mr. Vellios restricted stock unit award provides that in the event of a change in control of the Company, Mr. Vellios will be entitled to accelerated vesting of the full award (except any portion thereof which had previously been forfeited). In addition, if Mr. Vellios ceases to be employed by the Company as a result of his death or disability, the restricted stock unit award will remain outstanding and Mr. Vellios will vest in a prorated portion of the units subject to achievement of the award targets. If Mr. Vellios employment otherwise terminates, any units of the award still subject to vesting will be forfeited.
The restricted stock unit award described above is subject to the terms and conditions of the Five Below, Inc. Amended and Restated Equity Incentive Plan and a restricted stock unit award agreement, which other than as disclosed herein, is in substantially the form filed as Exhibit 10.1 to the Companys Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 5, 2014.
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.
|Five Below, Inc.|
|Date: December 22, 2014||By:|
|Name:||Kenneth R. Bull|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer|