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Amendment to Sublease, dated April 19, 2019, by and between the Registrant and Aventis Inc

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EX-10.43 5 blue-ex1043_118.htm EX-10.43 blue-ex1043_118.htm

Exhibit 10.43


Amendment to Sublease


Reference is made to that certain Sublease (the “Agreement”), dated April 16, 2019, between bluebird bio, Inc. (“bluebird bio”) and Aventis Inc. (“Seller”).  


This is an amendment (“Amendment”) to the Agreement. To the extent any provision of this Amendment conflicts with any of the provisions of the Agreement, the provisions of this Amendment shall govern.  Capitalized terms but not otherwise defined herein shall have the respective meanings ascribed to such terms in the Agreement, as applicable.  Except for the amendments made hereby, the above referenced Agreement remains in full force and effect.  This Amendment is effective as of April 19, 2019 (the “Amendment Effective Date”).



Section 4.02. Base Rent, Additional Rent is hereby amended to include the following sentence: “All Rental and other sums due and payable to Lessor by Lessee shall be paid by Lessee to Lessor’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Genzyme Corporation.”



This Amendment, together with the Agreement, constitutes the final, complete and exclusive statement of the agreement between the parties pertaining to its subject matter and supersedes any and all prior and contemporaneous understandings or agreements of the parties with respect thereto.



This Amendment may be executed in counterparts, each of which shall constitute an original, but all of which when taken together shall constitute a single instrument. Delivery of an executed counterpart of a signature page to this Amendment by telecopier or other electronic means (e.g., via PDF) shall be effective delivery of a manually executed counterpart of this Amendment.  


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The parties, acting through their duly authorized representatives, have executed this Amendment as of the Amendment Effective Date.




“bluebird bio”










/s/ Ashley K. Gross



/s/ Jason F. Cole







Ashley K. Gross



Jason F. Cole







Head Real Estate Facilities and



Chief Operating and Legal Officer


Records Mgmt NA