SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
February 14, 2019
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
Priority Technology Holdings, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction
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2001 Westside Parkway
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Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (800) 935-5961
(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 February 14, 2019, the board of directors of Priority Technology Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) approved a cash bonus award for the year ended December 31, 2018 for Thomas C. Priore, the Company’s President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman and one of the Named Executive Officers identified in the Company’s Prospectus/Offer to Exchange, dated as of February 11, 2019 (the “Prospectus”). The award was made pursuant to that certain Director Agreement, dated as of May 21, 2014, as amended by Amendment No. 1 thereto dated as of April 19, 2018, between certain subsidiaries of the Company and Thomas C. Priore. As of the filing of the Prospectus, the amount of the cash bonus award for 2018 for Thomas C. Priore had not been determined and, therefore, was not included in the 2018 Summary Compensation Table included in the Prospectus. All other compensation for Thomas C. Priore and the other Named Executive Officers for 2018 was previously reported by the Company in the 2018 Summary Compensation Table on page 103 of the Prospectus. Pursuant to Instruction 1 to Item 402(c)(2)(iii) and (iv) of Regulation S-K and Item 5.02(f) of Form 8-K, the amount of the cash bonus award for 2018 for Thomas C. Priore was $400,000 and the total compensation for 2018 for Thomas C. Priore, recalculated to include the cash bonus award for 2018, was $900,000.
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.
|Dated: February 21, 2019|
|PRIORITY TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Michael Vollkommer|
|Name: Michael Vollkommer|
|Title: Chief Financial Officer|