Form 4 Brilliant Earth Group, For: Sep 27 Filed by: Grossberg Eric Scott

September 28, 2021 9:14 PM EDT

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FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

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 *
Grossberg Eric Scott

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O BRILLIANT EARTH GROUP, INC.
300 GRANT AVENUE, THIRD FLOOR

(Street)
SAN FRANCISCO CA 94108

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Brilliant Earth Group, Inc. [ BRLT ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director X 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Executive Chairman
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
09/27/2021
4. 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 Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Class C Common Stock 09/27/2021   D (1)   727,613 (2) D $ 0 49,505,250 I See Footnote (3)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Common Units (4) 09/27/2021   D (5)     727,613   (6)   (5) Class D Common Stock 727,613 $ 11.22 49,505,250 I See Footnote (3)
Explanation of Responses:
1. Reflects the cancellation for no consideration of Class B Common Stock in connection with the redemption of the Common Units for cash.
2. The Class C Common Stock will automatically convert into one share of Class B Common Stock upon the earlier of (1) the 10-year anniversary of the date of the closing of the Issuer's Initial Public Offering and (2) the date on which the Reporting Person ceases to hold at least 8% of the aggregate number of shares of all classes of the Issuer's Common Stock then outstanding.
3. Held by Just Rocks, Inc. The Reporting Person owns his shares of Just Rocks, Inc. through The Eric S. Grossberg 2021 Annuity Trust and The Eric S. Grossberg Revaocable Trust, each of which Mr. Grossberg is the Trustee and has voting power and investment power over such shares.
4. The Common Units may be redeemed by the Reporting Person at any time for shares of Class A Common Stock on a 1-to-1 basis, and a corresponding number of shares of Class B Common Stock will be forefeited in connection with the redemption. The Common Units have no expiration date.
5. As described in the prospectus filed by the Issuer with the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon the closing of the initial public offering and the underwriters' exercise of the additional shares, the Issuer redeemed the Common Units from the Reporting Person.
6. The Common Units are fully vested.
Remarks:
Exhibit 24 - Power of Attorney.
/s/ Jeffrey Kuo as Attorney-in-fact for Eric Scott Grossberg 09/28/2021
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                                                                      Exhibit 24

                                 POWER OF ATTORNEY

    With respect to holdings of and transactions in securities issued by
Brilliant Earth Group, Inc. (the "Company"), the undersigned hereby constitutes
and appoints the individuals named on Schedule A attached hereto and as may be
amended from time to time, or any of them signing singly, with full power of
substitution and resubstitution, to act as the undersigned's true and lawful
attorney-in-fact to:

    1.    prepare, execute in the undersigned's name and on the undersigned's
          behalf, and submit to the United States Securities and Exchange
          Commission (the "SEC") a Form ID, including amendments thereto, and
          any other documents necessary or appropriate to obtain and/or
          regenerate codes and passwords enabling the undersigned to make
          electronic filings with the SEC of reports required by Section 16(a)
          of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or any rule or
          regulation of the SEC;

    2.    execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, Forms 3, 4, and 5 in
          accordance with Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as
          amended, and the rules thereunder;

    3.    do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned
          which may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such
          Form 3, 4, or 5, complete and execute any amendment or amendments
          thereto, and timely file such form with the SEC and any stock exchange
          or similar authority; and

    4.    take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the
          foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of
          benefit to, in the best interest of, or legally required by, the
          undersigned, it being understood that the documents executed by such
          attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this Power
          of Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such terms and
          conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such attorney-in-
          fact's discretion.

    The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power and
authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever requisite,
necessary, or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers
herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or
could do if personally present, with full power of substitution and
resubstitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that such
attorney-in-fact, or such attorneys-in-fact substitute or substitutes, shall
lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this Power of Attorney and the
rights and powers herein granted.

    The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in
serving in such capacity at the request of the undersigned, are not assuming,
nor is the Company assuming, any of the undersigned's responsibilities to comply
with Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.

    This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the
undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4, and 5 with respect to the
undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the Company,
unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the
foregoing attorneys-in-fact.

    IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be
executed as of this 14th day of September, 2021.


                             By: /s/ Eric Grossberg
                                ------------------------
                             Name:   Eric Grossberg


                                     Schedule A

    Individuals Appointed as Attorney-in-Fact with Full Power of Substitution
and Resubstitution

Alex Grab
Jeffrey Kuo
 


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