SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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*
SOTO CARI

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O BEYOND MEAT, INC.
119 STANDARD STREET

(Street)
EL SEGUNDO CA 90245

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
08/20/2019
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
BEYOND MEAT, INC. [ BYND ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief People Officer
5. 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 Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common Stock 2,537(1) D
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option (right to buy) (2) 02/14/2028 Common Stock 38,263 3 D
Stock Option (right to buy) (3) 07/31/2029 Common Stock 5,073 176.04 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. These shares represent restricted stock units ("RSUs") granted to the Reporting Person under the 2018 Equity Incentive Plan (the "Plan") on August 1, 2019; 1/16th of the total number of shares subject to the RSU award shall vest on November 1, 2019 and 1/16th of the total number of shares subject to the RSU award shall vest each quarter thereafter, such that the RSUs are fully vested on August 1, 2023, subject to an Executive Change in Control Severance Agreement between the Reporting Person and the Issuer, and subject to the Reporting Person's continued service to the Issuer.
2. Stock option granted under the Plan on February 15, 2018; the option vested and became exercisable as to 25% of the total shares on August 10, 2018, and and 1/48th of the total shares vests and becomes exercisable monthly thereafter such that the option is fully vested and exercisable on August 10, 2021, subject to an Executive Change in Control Severance Agreement between the Reporting Person and the Issuer, and subject to the Reporting Person's continued service to the Issuer.
3. Stock option granted under the Plan on August 1, 2019; 1/48th of the total shares vests and becomes exercisable on September 1, 2019, and 1/48th of the total shares vests and becomes exercisable monthly thereafter such that the option is fully vested and exercisable on August 1, 2023, subject to an Executive Change in Control Severance Agreement between the Reporting Person and the Issuer, and subject to the Reporting Person's continued service to the Issuer.
Remarks:
Exhibit 24 Power of Attorney attached.
/s/ Mark J. Nelson, Attorney-In-Fact for Cari Soto 08/22/2019
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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