Form 3 SNYDER'S-LANCE, INC. (LNCE)

Initial statement of beneficial ownership of securities

What is Form 3?
  • Accession No.: 0001437749-16-027180 Act: 34 File No.: 000-00398 Film No.: 161495336
  • CIK: 0000057528
  • Submitted: 2016-03-09
  • Period of Report: 2016-02-29

FORM 3 XML

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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*
DRISCOLL BRIAN J

(Last) (First) (Middle)
13515 BALLANTYNE CORPORATE PLACE

(Street)
CHARLOTTE NC 28277

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
02/29/2016
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
SNYDER'S-LANCE, INC. [ LNCE ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
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)
$.83-1/3 par value Common Stock 107,192(1)(2) 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
Performance Restricted Stock Units (3) (3) Common Stock 38,914 0.0000 D
Restricted Stock Units (4) (4) Common Stock 47,248 0.0000 D
Option (right to buy)(5) 03/08/2016 11/19/2022 Common Stock 250,585 11.75 D
Option (right to buy)(5) 03/08/2016 12/19/2022 Common Stock 150,875 12.92 D
Option (right to buy)(5) 03/08/2016 10/02/2023 Common Stock 91,783 18.4 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. 29,082 shares of Snyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) common stock received in exchange for Performance Restricted Stock Units of Diamond Foods, Inc. (DMND) pursuant to the Agreement and Plan of Merger and Reorganization, dated October 27, 2015, (the "Merger Agreement"), by and among Diamond Foods, Inc., Snyder's-Lance, Inc., Shark Acquisition Sub I, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Snyder's-Lance, Inc. and Shark Acquisition Sub II, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Snyder's-Lance, Inc. The reporting person received the shares of Snyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) common stock in exchange for 37,526 Performance Restricted Stock Units of Diamond Foods, Inc. (DMND).
2. 78,110 restricted shares of Snyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) common stock received in exchange for restricted shares of Diamond Foods, Inc. (DMND) common stock pursuant to the Merger Agreement. The reporting person received the restricted shares of Snyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) common stock in exchange for 100,790 restricted shares of Diamond Foods, Inc. (DMND) common stock. The restricted shares fully vest on 3/8/2016.
3. Received in exchange for Performance Restricted Stock Units of Diamond Foods, Inc. (DMND) pursuant to the Merger Agreement. The reporting person received the Performance Restricted Stock Units of Snyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) in exchange for 34,263 Performance Restricted Stock Units of Diamond Foods, Inc. (DMND). The Performance Restricted Stock Units fully vest on 3/8/2016.
4. Received in exchange for Restricted Stock Units of Diamond Foods, Inc. (DMND) pursuant to the Merger Agreement. The reporting person received the Restricted Stock Units of Snyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) in exchange for 41,604 Restricted Stock Units of Diamond Foods, Inc. (DMND). The Restricted Stock Units fully vest on 3/8/2016.
5. Received in exchange for outstanding options of Diamond Foods, Inc. (DMND) pursuant to the Merger Agreement.
/s/ Brian J. Driscoll by Gail Sharps Myers, Attorney-In-Fact 03/09/2016
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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EX-24 TXT

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                                      	                       POWER OF ATTORNEY


	The undersigned constitutes and appoints GAIL SHARPS MYERS,
MICHAEL C. ANDERSON, RICK D. PUCKETT and MARGARET E. WICKLUND,
the undersigned's true and lawful attorneys-in-fact and agents,
each acting alone, with full powers of substitution and
resubstitution, for the undersigned and in the undersigned's name,
place and stead, in any and all capacities, to:

      (a)  sign 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 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 (the "Exchange Act");

      (b)  seek or obtain, as the undersigned's representative and on
the undersigned's behalf, information on transactions in the Company's
securities from any third party, including brokers, employee benefit plan
administrators and trustees, and the undersigned hereby authorizes
any such person to release any such information to the undersigned and
approves and ratifies any such release of information; and

      (c)  sign any Forms 3, 4 and 5 and other filings under Section 16(a)
of the Exchange Act with respect to securities issued by Snyder's-Lance, Inc.
and to file the same, with all exhibits thereto, and other documents in
connection therewith, with the SEC and any exchange on which securities
issued by Snyder's-Lance, Inc. may be listed.

      The undersigned acknowledges that:

      (a)  this Power of Attorney authorizes, but does not require, each
such attorney-in-fact to act in their discretion on information provided
to such attorney-in-fact without independent verification of such
information;

      (b)  any documents prepared and/or executed by such attorneys-in-fact
on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney will be in
such form and will contain such information and disclosure as such
attorney-in-fact, in his or her discretion, deems necessary or desirable;

      (c)  neither the Company nor such attorneys-in-fact assume (i) any
liability for the undersigned's responsibility to comply with the
requirements of the Exchange Act, (ii) any liability of the undersigned
for any failure to comply with such requirements, or (iii) any obligation
or liability of the undersigned for profit disgorgement under Section 16(b)
of the Exchange Act; and

      (d)  this Power of Attorney does not relieve the undersigned from the
responsibility for compliance with the undersigned's obligations under the
Exchange Act, including without limitation the undersigned's obligations
under Section 16 of the Exchange Act.

      The undersigned hereby grants unto said attorneys-in-fact and agents,
each acting alone, full power and authority to do and perform each and every
act and thing requisite and necessary to be done in and about the premises,
as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or could do in
person, hereby ratifying and confirming all that said attorneys-in-fact and
agents, each acting alone, or his substitute or substitutes, may lawfully do
or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

      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
Snyder's-Lance, Inc., unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed
writing delivered to the foregoing attorneys-in-fact.


Date:  3/7/2016			/s/ Brian J. Driscoll [SEAL]
                                       Signature
                                      
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