|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2020
|Share-based Payment Arrangement [Abstract]|
NOTE 12: STOCK-BASED COMPENSATION
On June 24, 2020, the Whole Earth Brands, Inc. 2020 Long-Term Incentive Plan (the “Plan”) was approved for the purpose of promoting the long-term financial interests and growth of the Company and its subsidiaries by attracting and retaining management and other personnel and key service providers. The Plan provides for the granting of stock options, stock appreciation rights, restricted stock awards, restricted stock units, performance shares, performance units and other stock-based awards to officers, employees and non-employee directors of, and certain other service providers to, the Company and its subsidiaries. Under the terms of the Plan an aggregate of 9,300,000 shares of common stock are authorized for issuance under the Plan.
On September 30, 2020, 710,045 restricted stock units (“RSUs”) and 68,946 restricted stock awards (“RSAs”) were granted. The RSUs and RSAs are accounted for as equity awards and have a grant-date fair value equal to the fair market value of the underlying stock on the grant date. The RSUs granted to employees on September 30, 2020 cliff vest over the employee service period of approximately 14 months. The RSAs granted to non-employee board members on September 30, 2020 cliff vest over a service period of approximately 19 months. The Company accounts for forfeitures in the period incurred. Stock-based compensation expense for the year ended December 31, 2020 totaled $1.3 million.
A summary of activity and weighted average fair values related to the RSUs is as follows:
A summary of activity and weighted average fair values related to the RSAs is as follows:
As of December 31, 2020, the Company had not yet recognized compensation cost on nonvested awards as follows (in thousands):
The entire disclosure for share-based payment arrangement.
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