Washington, DC 20549





to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of report (Date of earliest event reported):  October 30, 2018


Centric Brands Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)



(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)


000-18926 11-2928178
(Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)
350 5th Avenue, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10118
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)


(323) 890-1800

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)


Differential Brands Group Inc., 1231 South Gerhart Avenue, Commerce, California, 90022

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)


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Item 8.01Other Items


On October 30, 2018, Centric Brands Inc. (f/k/a Differential Brands Group Inc.) (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that (i) it has completed the acquisition of the majority of Global Brands Group Holding Limited’s North American business and (ii) the Company changed its name to Centric Brands Inc.


A copy of the press release is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.






Item 9.01.Financial Statements and Exhibits.




99.1   Press Release dated October 30, 2018.








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 thereunto duly authorized.



Date: October 30, 2018 By:    /s/ Bob Ross
      Name: Bob Ross
      Title: Chief Financial Officer