Prepared by




Washington, D.C. 20549








Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 29, 2019


Forward Industries, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


New York





(State or Other Jurisdiction




(I.R.S. Employer

of Incorporation)


File Number)


Identification No.)


477 S. Rosemary Ave.  Ste. 219

West Palm Beach, Florida 33401

  (Address of Principal Executive Office) (Zip Code)


(561) 465-0030

(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)



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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On January 29, 2019, Forward Industries, Inc. (the "Company") entered into a three-year Distribution Agreement (the "Agreement") with Mooni International AB ("Mooni") and its owner, Staffan Bern (the "Owner"). In accordance with the Agreement, the Company: (i) was appointed as the exclusive distributor of Mooni's current and future products (including future products developed or offered by Mooni and/or the Owner) in North America, (ii) subject to certain repayment requirements, the Company paid $400,000 to Mooni, and (iii) was granted an option to purchase a controlling interest of Mooni at a valuation not to exceed $5 million which, if exercised, would be effective on the 12 month anniversary of the effective date of the Agreement.   Additionally, Forward Industries Asia-Pacific Corporation, a company owned by Terence Wise, the Company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, was named the designated supplier under the Agreement.   Prior to the Company entering into the Agreement, The Justwise Group Limited, a company owned by Mr. Wise, was appointed the exclusive distributor of Mooni's products in the United Kingdom.


















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.









Date: February 4, 2019


/s/ Michael Matte




Name: Michael Matte




Title:   Chief Financial Officer