SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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*
Thomas Charles C.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O TRUECAR, INC.
120 BROADWAY, SUITE 200

(Street)
SANTA MONICA CA 90401

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
04/01/2019
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
TrueCar, Inc. [ TRUE ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
VP, Controller, PFO, PAO
5. 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 Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common Stock 40,532(1) D
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) (2) 05/15/2024 Common Stock 3,333 12.81 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) (3) 05/15/2024 Common Stock 728 12.81 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) (2) 10/06/2024 Common Stock 2,000 20.85 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) (2) 02/03/2025 Common Stock 1,030 19.29 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) (4) 08/11/2026 Common Stock 8,340 10.85 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) (5) 06/10/2027 Common Stock 6,048 18.91 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) (6) 06/10/2027 Common Stock 22,500 18.91 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) (7) 09/18/2028 Common Stock 10,639 13.49 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) (8) 03/15/2029 Common Stock 12,096 6.93 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. The reported securities include 29,815 restricted stock units.
2. Shares subject to the option are fully vested and immediately exercisable.
3. An option to purchase 822 shares was granted on May 15, 2014. This option was subject to performance vesting. Only 88.5% of the target was achieved. As a result, 94 of the shares underlying the option were canceled. The remaining 728 shares subject to the option are fully vested and immediately exercisable.
4. Shares subject to the option vest in 48 equal monthly installments beginning on August 11, 2016.
5. Shares subject to the option vest in 48 equal monthly installments beginning on July 15, 2017.
6. Shares subject to the option vest 10% on June 15, 2018, 20% on June 15, 2019, 30% on June 15, 2020 and 40% on June 15, 2021.
7. Shares subject to the option vest in 48 equal monthly installments beginning on September 18, 2018.
8. Shares subject to the option vest in 48 equal monthly installments beginning on April 15, 2019.
/s/ Scott Watkinson, by Power of Attorney 04/05/2019
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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Exhibit 24.1
 
POWER OF ATTORNEY

The undersigned, as a Section 16 reporting person of TrueCar, Inc. (the “Company”), hereby constitutes and appoints Chip Perry, Jeff Swart, Scott Watkinson and Tyler Rosenbaum, and each of them, 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 Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) a Form ID, including amendments thereto, and any other documents necessary or appropriate to obtain EDGAR 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 or any rule or regulation of the SEC;


2.
complete and execute Forms 3, 4 and 5 and other forms and all amendments thereto as such attorney-in-fact shall in his discretion determine to be required or advisable pursuant to Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (as amended) and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, or any successor laws and regulations, as a consequence of the undersigned’s ownership, acquisition or disposition of securities of the Company; and


3.
do all acts necessary in order to file such forms with the SEC, any securities exchange or national association, the Company and such other person or agency as the attorneys-in-fact shall deem appropriate.

The undersigned hereby ratifies and confirms all that said attorneys-in-fact and agents shall do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.  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 Company and the foregoing attorneys-in-fact.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be executed as of this 1st day of April, 2019.


Signature:   /s/ Charles C. Thomas 

Print Name:   Charles C. Thomas