Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 2, 2023
a.k.a. Brands Holding Corp.
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
100 Montgomery Street, Suite 1600
San Francisco, California 94104
(Address of Principal Executive Offices, including Zip Code)
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(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 (see General Instructions A.2. below):
    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)
    Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
    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:
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share AKA 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 5.02
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On October 2, 2023, the holder of a majority of the outstanding shares of the common stock of a.k.a. Brands Holding Corp. (the “Company”), by written consent, removed Simon Beard, without cause, as a director from the Board of Directors of the Company (the “Board”) and as a director from the Board of Directors of the Company's subsidiaries, effective immediately. In connection with Mr. Beard’s removal, and pursuant to the Company’s Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation, the Board intends to reduce the size of the Board from nine to eight members in order to eliminate the vacancy in Class II Directors caused by Mr. Beard’s removal.

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.
 a.k.a. Brands Holding Corp.
Date: October 2, 2023By:/s/ Ciaran Long
 Name:Ciaran Long
 Title:Interim Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer
Oct. 02, 2023
Cover [Abstract]  
Document Type 8-K
Document Period End Date Oct. 02, 2023
Entity Registrant Name a.k.a. Brands Holding Corp.
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE
Entity File Number 001-40828
Entity Tax Identification Number 87-0970919
Entity Address, Address Line One 100 Montgomery Street, Suite 1600
Entity Address, City or Town San Francisco
Entity Address, State or Province CA
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 94104
City Area Code 415
Local Phone Number 295-6085
Written Communications false
Soliciting Material false
Pre-commencement Tender Offer false
Pre-commencement Issuer Tender Offer false
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share
Trading Symbol AKA
Security Exchange Name NYSE
Entity Emerging Growth Company true
Entity Ex Transition Period true
Entity Central Index Key 0001865107
Amendment Flag false

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