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Washington, D.C. 20549








Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 25, 2023


PSQ Holdings, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware   001-40457   86-2062844
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)


222 Lakeview Avenue, Suite 800

West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (877) 776-2402

(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:


Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)


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Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))


Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:



Title of each class

  Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered
Class A common stock, par value $0.0001 per share   PSQH   New York Stock Exchange
Redeemable warrants, each whole warrant exercisable for one share of Class A common stock at an exercise price of $11.50 per share   PSQH WS   New York Stock Exchange


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  


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 5.02Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


On August 25, 2023, PSQ Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) and Sebastian Harris entered into a separation and release of claims agreement (the “Separation Agreement”) providing for Mr. Harris’ departure from his position as Chief Operating Officer of the Company to pursue other business opportunities. The effective date of Mr. Harris’ departure was August 25, 2023 (the “Separation Date”).


Pursuant to the Separation Agreement, Mr. Harris is entitled to receive continued payment of his 2023 annual base salary for a period of 12 months, subject to Mr. Harris’ compliance with the Separation Agreement, including a release of claims in favor of the Company, certain restrictive covenants described below and the forfeiture to the Company by Mr. Harris of 1,704,223 shares of the Company’s Class A common stock. In addition, the Separation Agreement provides that Mr. Harris will not be granted further equity of the Company, including restricted stock units or earnout compensation; however, Mr. Harris remains eligible to receive certain earnout compensation as a former equityholder of PublicSq. Inc. Subject to eligibility, the Separation Agreement provides for continued payment by the Company of the Company’s share of COBRA premiums for Mr. Harris’ health benefit coverage for a period of up to 12 months following the Separation Date. The Separation Agreement also provides for, among other things, non-disclosure and non-solicitation obligations applicable to Mr. Harris and mutual non-disparagement obligations.


The foregoing description of the Separation Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Separation Agreement, a copy of which will be filed as an exhibit to the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ended September 30, 2023.







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.


  PSQ Holdings, Inc.
Date: August 29, 2023 By: /s/ Michael Seifert
  Name: Michael Seifert
  Title: Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer