Form of Voting Agreement, dated March 9, 2021, by and between WSFS Financial Corporation, Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation and certain shareholders of Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation
This VOTING AGREEMENT, dated as of March , 2021 (this “Agreement”), by and among WSFS Financial Corporation (“WSFS”), a Delaware corporation, Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (“Bryn Mawr”), a Pennsylvania corporation, and the undersigned shareholder [and director][and executive officer] (the “Shareholder”) of Bryn Mawr in the Shareholder’s capacity as a shareholder of Bryn Mawr, and not in his or her capacity as a director or officer of Bryn Mawr, as applicable.
W I T N E S S E T H:
WHEREAS, concurrently with the execution of this Agreement, WSFS and Bryn Mawr are entering into an Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of the date hereof (as amended, supplemented, restated or otherwise modified from time to time, the “Merger Agreement”), pursuant to which, among other things, Bryn Mawr will merge with and into WSFS, with WSFS as the surviving corporation (the “Merger”), and The Bryn Mawr Trust Company, a Pennsylvania-chartered savings bank and wholly owned subsidiary of Bryn Mawr, will merge with and into Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB (“WSFS Bank”), a federal savings bank and wholly owned subsidiary of WSFS, with WSFS Bank as the surviving bank (collectively, the “Mergers”);
WHEREAS, as of the date hereof, the Shareholder is a [director][officer] of Bryn Mawr and has Beneficial Ownership of (as defined in Rule 13d-3 under the Exchange Act), in the aggregate, those shares of common stock, $1.00 par value per share of Bryn Mawr (“Bryn Mawr Common Stock”) specified on Schedule 1 attached hereto, which, by virtue of the Merger, will be converted into the right to receive shares of WSFS Common Stock (as such term is defined in the Merger Agreement), and therefore the Mergers are expected to be of substantial benefit to the Shareholder;
WHEREAS, as a material inducement to WSFS entering into the Merger Agreement, WSFS has required that the Shareholder agree, and the Shareholder has agreed, to enter into this Agreement and abide by the covenants and obligations set forth herein; and
WHEREAS, other individuals, as a material inducement to WSFS entering into the Merger Agreement, will enter into and abide by the covenants and obligations set forth in substantially similar voting agreements.
NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing and the mutual representations, warranties, covenants and agreements herein contained, and intending to be legally bound hereby, the parties hereto agree as follows:
1.1. Defined Terms. The following capitalized terms, as used in this Agreement, shall have the meanings set forth below. Capitalized terms used but not otherwise defined herein shall have the meanings ascribed thereto in the Merger Agreement.
“Affiliate” of a Person means any other Person directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, controlling, controlled by or under common control with such Person.
“Beneficial Ownership” by a Person of any securities means ownership by any Person who, directly or indirectly, through any contract, arrangement, understanding, relationship or otherwise, has or shares (i) voting power which includes the power to vote, or to direct the voting of, such security; and/or (ii) investment power which includes the power to dispose, or to direct the disposition, of such security; and shall otherwise be interpreted in accordance with the term “beneficial ownership” as defined in Rule 13d-3 under the Exchange Act; provided, that for purposes of determining Beneficial Ownership, a Person shall be deemed to be the Beneficial Owner of any securities which such Person has, at any time during the term of this Agreement, the right to acquire pursuant to any agreement, arrangement or understanding or upon the exercise of conversion rights, exchange rights, warrants or options, or otherwise (irrespective of whether the right to acquire such securities is exercisable immediately or only after the passage of time, including the passage of time in excess of 60 days, the satisfaction of any conditions, the occurrence of any event or any combination of the foregoing). The terms “Beneficially Own” and “Beneficially Owned” shall have a correlative meaning.
“control” (including the terms “controlling”, “controlled by” and “under common control with”), with respect to the relationship between or among two or more Persons, means the possession, directly or indirectly, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the affairs or management of a Person, whether through the ownership of voting securities, as trustee or executor, by Contract or any other means.
“Constructive Sale” means, with respect to any security, a short sale with respect to such security, entering into or acquiring an offsetting derivative Contract with respect to such security, entering into or acquiring a futures or forward Contract to deliver such security or entering into any other hedging or other derivative transaction that has the effect of either directly or indirectly materially changing the economic benefits and risks of ownership of any security.
“Covered Shares” means, with respect to the Shareholder, the Existing Shares, together with any shares of Bryn Mawr Common Stock or other capital stock of Bryn Mawr and any WSFS securities convertible into or exercisable or exchangeable for shares of Bryn Mawr Common Stock or other capital stock of Bryn Mawr, in each case that the Shareholder acquires Beneficial Ownership of on or after the date hereof.
“Encumbrance” means any security interest, pledge, mortgage, lien (statutory or other), charge, option to purchase, lease or other right to acquire any interest or any claim, restriction, covenant, title defect, hypothecation, assignment, deposit arrangement or other encumbrance of any kind or any preference, priority or other security agreement or preferential arrangement of any kind or nature whatsoever (including any conditional sale or other title retention agreement), excluding restrictions under Securities Laws.
“Existing Shares” means, with respect to the Shareholder, all shares of Bryn Mawr Common Stock Beneficially Owned by the Shareholder as specified on Schedule 1 hereto.
“Permitted Transfer” means a Transfer (i) as the result of the death of the Shareholder by the Shareholder to a descendant, heir, executor, administrator, testamentary trustee, lifetime trustee or legatee of the Shareholder, (ii) Transfers to Affiliates (including trusts) and family members in connection with estate and tax planning purposes, and (iii) Transfers to any other shareholder and director and/or executive officer of Bryn Mawr who has executed a copy of this Agreement on the date hereof; provided, that in the case of the foregoing clauses (i) and (ii) prior to the effectiveness of such Transfer, such transferee executes and delivers to WSFS and Bryn Mawr an agreement that is identical to this Agreement or such other written agreement, in form and substance acceptable to WSFS and Bryn Mawr, to assume all of Shareholder’s obligations hereunder in respect of the Covered Shares subject to such Transfer and to be bound by the terms of this Agreement, with respect to the Covered Shares subject to such Transfer, to the same extent as the Shareholder is bound hereunder and to make each of the representations and warranties hereunder in respect of the Covered Shares Transferred as the Shareholder shall have made hereunder.
“Transfer” means, with respect to any security, the direct or indirect assignment, sale, transfer, tender, exchange, pledge, hypothecation, or the grant, creation or suffrage of an Encumbrance in or upon, or the gift, placement in trust, or the Constructive Sale or other disposition of such security (including transfers by testamentary or intestate succession or otherwise by operation of Law) or any right, title or interest therein (including, but not limited to, any right or power to vote to which the holder thereof may be entitled, whether such right or power is granted by proxy or otherwise), or the record or beneficial ownership thereof, the offer to make such a sale, transfer, Constructive Sale or other disposition, and each agreement, arrangement or understanding, whether or not in writing, to effect any of the foregoing. The term “Transferred” shall have a correlative meaning.
COVENANTS OF SHAREHOLDER
2.1. Agreement to Vote. The Shareholder hereby irrevocably and unconditionally agrees that during the term of this Agreement, at a special meeting of the shareholders of Bryn Mawr or at any other meeting of the shareholders of Bryn Mawr, however called, including any adjournment or postponement thereof, and in connection with any written consent of the shareholders of Bryn Mawr (collectively, “Bryn Mawr Shareholders’ Meeting”), the Shareholder shall, in each case to the fullest extent that such matters are submitted for the vote or written consent of the Shareholder and that the Covered Shares are entitled to vote thereon or consent thereto:
(a) appear at each such meeting or otherwise cause the Covered Shares as to which the Shareholder controls the right to vote to be counted as present thereat for purposes of calculating a quorum; and
(b) vote (or cause to be voted), in person or by proxy, or deliver (or cause to be delivered) a written consent covering, all of the Covered Shares as to which the Shareholder controls the right to vote:
(i) in favor of the approval of the Merger Agreement and the consummation of the transactions contemplated thereby, including the Mergers, and any actions required in furtherance thereof;
(ii) against any action or agreement that could result in a breach of any covenant, representation or warranty or any other obligation of Bryn Mawr under the Merger Agreement;
(iii) against any Acquisition Proposal; and
(iv) against any action, agreement, amendment to any agreement or organizational document, transaction, matter or proposal submitted for the vote or written consent of the shareholders of Bryn Mawr that is intended or would reasonably be expected to impede, interfere with, delay, postpone, discourage, frustrate the purposes of or adversely affect the Mergers or the other transactions contemplated by the Merger Agreement or this Agreement or the performance by Bryn Mawr of its obligations under the Merger Agreement.
2.2. No Inconsistent Agreements. The Shareholder hereby covenants and agrees that, except for this Agreement, the Shareholder (a) shall not enter into at any time while this Agreement remains in effect, any voting agreement or voting trust or any other Contract with respect to the Covered Shares, (b) shall not grant at any time while this Agreement remains in effect, a proxy, Consent or power of attorney in contravention of the obligations of the Shareholder under this Agreement with respect to the Covered Shares, (c) will not commit any act, except for Permitted Transfers, that could restrict or affect his or her legal power, authority and right to vote any of the Covered Shares then held of record or Beneficially Owned by the Shareholder or otherwise reasonably expected to prevent or disable the Shareholder from performing any of his or her obligations under this Agreement, and (d) shall not take any action that would reasonably be expected to make any representation or warranty of the Shareholder contained herein untrue or incorrect or have the effect of impeding, preventing, delaying, interfering with, disabling or adversely affect the performance by, the Shareholder from performing any of his or her obligations under this Agreement.
REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
3.1. Representations and Warranties of the Shareholder. The Shareholder hereby represents and warrants to Bryn Mawr, WSFS and WSFS Bank as follows:
(a) Organization; Authorization; Validity of Agreement; Necessary Action. The Shareholder has the requisite capacity and authority to execute and deliver this Agreement, to perform his or her obligations hereunder and to consummate the transactions contemplated hereby. This Agreement has been duly executed and delivered by the Shareholder and, assuming this Agreement constitutes a valid and binding obligation of the other parties hereto, constitutes a legal, valid and binding obligation of the Shareholder, enforceable against him or her in accordance with its terms, subject to bankruptcy, insolvency, fraudulent transfer, moratorium, reorganization or similar laws affecting the rights of creditors generally and the availability of equitable remedies (regardless of whether such enforceability is considered in a proceeding in equity or at law).
(b) Ownership. The Existing Shares are, and all of the Covered Shares owned by the Shareholder from the date hereof through and on the Closing Date will be, Beneficially Owned by the Shareholder except to the extent such Covered Shares are Transferred after the date hereof pursuant to a Permitted Transfer. From the date hereof through and on the Closing Date, the Shareholder has and will have title to the Covered Shares, free and clear of any Encumbrances other than those imposed by applicable Securities Laws. As of the date hereof, the Existing Shares constitute all of the shares of Bryn Mawr Common Stock Beneficially Owned by the Shareholder. The Shareholder has and will have at all times through the Closing Date sole voting power (including the right to control such vote as contemplated herein), sole power of disposition (including the right to control any disposition), sole power to issue instructions with respect to the matters set forth in ARTICLE II hereof (including the right to control the making or issuing of any such instructions), and sole power to agree to all of the matters set forth in this Agreement (including the right to cause such agreements), in each case with respect to all of the Existing Shares and with respect to all of the Covered Shares owned by the Shareholder at all times through the Closing Date. The Shareholder has and will have possession of an outstanding certificate or outstanding certificates representing all of the Covered Shares (other than Covered Shares held at the Depository Trust Company and/or in book-entry form) and such certificate or certificates does or do not contain any legend or restriction inconsistent with the terms of this Agreement, the Merger Agreement or the transactions contemplated hereby and thereby.
(c) No Violation. The execution and delivery of this Agreement by the Shareholder does not, and the performance by the Shareholder of his or her obligations under this Agreement will not, (i) conflict with or violate any Law or Order applicable to the Shareholder or by which any of his or her Assets is bound, or (ii) conflict with, result in any breach of or constitute a Default, or result in the creation of any Encumbrance on the Assets of the Shareholder pursuant to, any Contract to which the Shareholder is a party or by which the Shareholder or any of his or her Assets is bound, except for any of the foregoing as would not be reasonably be expected, either individually or in the aggregate, to materially impair the ability of the Shareholder to perform his or her obligations under this Agreement. Except as contemplated by this Agreement, neither the Shareholder nor any of his or her Affiliates (1) has entered into any voting agreement or voting trust with respect to any Covered Shares or entered into any other Contract relating to the voting of the Covered Shares or (2) has appointed or granted a proxy or power of attorney with respect to any Covered Shares.
(d) Consents and Approvals. The execution and delivery of this Agreement by the Shareholder does not, and the performance by the Shareholder of its obligations under this Agreement and the consummation by it of the transactions contemplated hereby will not, require the Shareholder to obtain any Consent. No Consent of Shareholder’s spouse is necessary under any “community property” or other laws in order for Shareholder to enter into and perform its obligations under this Agreement.
(e) Legal Proceedings. There is no Litigation pending or, to the knowledge of the Shareholder, threatened against or affecting the Shareholder or any of his or her Affiliates that could reasonably be expected to impair the ability of the Shareholder to perform his or her obligations hereunder or to consummate the transactions contemplated hereby on a timely basis.
(f) Reliance by WSFS. The Shareholder understands and acknowledges that WSFS is entering into the Merger Agreement in reliance upon the Shareholder’s execution and delivery of this Agreement and the representations and warranties of Shareholder contained herein.
4.1. Prohibition on Transfers; Other Actions.
(a) Until the earlier of the receipt of the Bryn Mawr Shareholder Approval or the date on which the Merger Agreement is terminated in accordance with its terms, the Shareholder hereby agrees not to (i) Transfer any of the Covered Shares, Beneficial Ownership thereof or any other interest specifically therein unless such Transfer is a Permitted Transfer; (ii) enter into any Contract with any Person, or take any other action, that violates or conflicts with or would reasonably be expected to violate or conflict with, or result in or give rise to a violation of or conflict with, the Shareholder’s representations, warranties, covenants and obligations under this Agreement; (iii) except as otherwise permitted by this Agreement or by order of a court of competent jurisdiction, take any action that could restrict or otherwise affect the Shareholder’s legal power, authority and right to vote all of the Covered Shares then Beneficially Owned by him or her, or otherwise comply with and perform his or her covenants and obligations under this Agreement; or (iv) publicly announce any intention to do any of the foregoing. Any Transfer in violation of this provision shall be void. Following the date hereof, Bryn Mawr shall notify its transfer agent that there is a stop transfer order with respect to all of the Covered Shares and that this Agreement places limits on the voting of the Covered Shares; subject to the provisions hereof and provided that any such stop transfer order and notice will immediately be withdrawn and terminated by Bryn Mawr following the termination of this Agreement in accordance with Section 5.1.
(b) The Shareholder understands and agrees that if the Shareholder attempts to Transfer, vote or provide any other Person with the authority to vote any of the Covered Shares other than in compliance with this Agreement, Bryn Mawr shall not, and the Shareholder hereby unconditionally and irrevocably instructs Bryn Mawr to not (i) permit such Transfer on its books and records, (ii) issue a new certificate representing any of the Covered Shares, or (iii) record such vote unless and until the Shareholder shall have complied with the terms of this Agreement.
4.2. Stock Dividends, etc. In the event of a stock split, stock dividend or distribution, or any change in the Bryn Mawr Common Stock by reason of any split-up, reverse stock split, recapitalization, combination, reclassification, exchange of shares or the like, the terms “Existing Shares” and “Covered Shares” shall be deemed to refer to and include such shares as well as all such stock dividends and distributions and any securities into which or for which any or all of such shares may be changed or exchanged or which are received in such transaction.
4.3. Notice of Acquisitions, etc. The Shareholder hereby agrees to notify Bryn Mawr and WSFS as promptly as practicable (and in any event within two Business Days after receipt) in writing of (i) the number of any additional shares of Bryn Mawr Common Stock or other securities of Bryn Mawr of which the Shareholder acquires Beneficial Ownership on or after the date hereof and (ii) any proposed Permitted Transfers of the Covered Shares, Beneficial Ownership thereof or other interest specifically therein.
4.4. Non-Solicit. The Shareholder shall not, and shall use his or her reasonable best efforts to cause his or her Affiliates and each of their respective Representatives not to, directly or indirectly, (a) solicit, initiate, encourage (including by providing information or assistance), facilitate or induce any Acquisition Proposal, (b) engage or participate in any discussions or negotiations regarding, or furnish or cause to be furnished to any Person any confidential or nonpublic information or data in connection with, or take any other action to facilitate any inquiries or the making of any offer or proposal that constitutes, or may reasonably be expected to lead to, an Acquisition Proposal, (c) approve, agree to, accept, endorse or recommend any Acquisition Proposal, (d) solicit proxies or become a “participant” in a “solicitation” (as such terms are defined under the Exchange Act) with respect to an Acquisition Proposal or otherwise encourage or assist any party in taking or planning any action that would reasonably be expected to compete with, restrain or otherwise serve to interfere with or inhibit the timely consummation of the Merger in accordance with the terms of the Merger Agreement, (e) initiate a shareholders’ vote or action by consent of Bryn Mawr’s shareholders with respect to an Acquisition Proposal, (f) except by reason of this Agreement, become a member of a “group” (as such term is used in Section 13(d) of the Exchange Act) with respect to any voting securities of Bryn Mawr that takes any action in support of an Acquisition Proposal, or (g) approve, endorse, recommend, agree to or accept, or propose to approve, endorse, recommend, agree to or accept, any Acquisition Agreement contemplating or otherwise relating to any Acquisition Transaction.
4.5. Shareholder Capacity. The Shareholder is signing this Agreement solely in his or her capacity as a holder of Bryn Mawr Common Stock, and nothing herein shall prohibit, prevent or preclude the Shareholder from taking or not taking any action in the Shareholder’s capacity as an officer or director of Bryn Mawr to the extent permitted by the Merger Agreement.
4.6. Further Assurances. From time to time, at the request of WSFS or Bryn Mawr and without further consideration, the Shareholder shall execute and deliver such additional documents and take all such further action as may be reasonably necessary to effect the actions and consummate the transactions contemplated by this Agreement.
4.7. Disclosure. The Shareholder hereby authorizes WSFS and Bryn Mawr to publish and disclose in any announcement or disclosure required by applicable Law and any proxy statement filed in connection with the transactions contemplated by the Merger Agreement the Shareholder’s identity and ownership of the Covered Shares and the nature of the Shareholder’s obligation under this Agreement.
5.1. Termination. This Agreement shall remain in effect until the earlier to occur of (a) the Closing, (b) the date of termination of the Merger Agreement in accordance with its terms and (c) the termination of this Agreement by mutual written consent of the parties hereto; provided, that the provisions of ARTICLE V shall survive any termination of this Agreement. Nothing in this Section 5.1 and no termination of this Agreement shall relieve or otherwise limit any party of liability for fraud, or willful or intentional breach of this Agreement.
5.2. No Ownership Interest. Nothing contained in this Agreement shall be deemed to vest in WSFS or Bryn Mawr any direct or indirect ownership or incidence of ownership of or with respect to any Covered Shares. All rights, ownership and economic benefits of and relating to the Covered Shares shall remain vested in and belong to the Shareholder, and WSFS or Bryn Mawr shall not have any authority to direct the Shareholder in the voting or disposition of any of the Covered Shares, except as otherwise provided herein.
5.3. Notices. All notices or other communications which are required or permitted hereunder shall be in writing and sufficient if delivered by hand, by facsimile transmission (followed by overnight courier), by registered or certified mail, postage pre-paid, or by courier or overnight carrier, or by email (with receipt confirmed) to the persons at the addresses set forth below (or at such other address as may be provided hereunder), and shall be deemed to have been delivered as of the date so delivered:
WSFS Financial Corporation
WSFS Bank Center
500 Delaware Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19801
Attention: Michael P. Reed
|Copy to Counsel:||Covington & Burling LLP |
850 Tenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Facsimile Number: (202) 778-5986
Attention: Frank M. Conner III
Attention: Charlotte May
|Bryn Mawr:|| |
Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation
The Bryn Mawr Trust Company
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010
Facsimile Number: (610) 527-3715
Attention: Lori A. Goldman, Esq.
|Copy to Counsel:|| |
Squire Patton Boggs
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Attention: James Barresi
|Shareholder:||To those persons indicated on Schedule 1.|
5.4. Interpretation. Neither this Agreement nor any uncertainty or ambiguity herein shall be construed or resolved against any party, whether under any rule of construction or otherwise. No party to this Agreement shall be considered the draftsman. The parties acknowledge and agree that this Agreement has been reviewed, negotiated, and accepted by all parties and their attorneys and, unless otherwise defined herein, the words used shall be construed and interpreted according to their ordinary meaning so as fairly to accomplish the purposes and intentions of all parties hereto. Section headings of this Agreement are for reference purposes only and are to be given no effect in the construction or interpretation of this Agreement. Whenever the context may require, any pronoun used herein shall include the corresponding masculine, feminine or neuter forms. Whenever the words “include,” “includes” or “including” are used in this Agreement, they shall be deemed to be followed by the words “without limitation.”
5.5. Counterparts; Delivery by Facsimile or Electronic Transmission. This Agreement may be executed in two or more counterparts, each of which shall be deemed to be an original, but all of which together shall constitute one and the same instrument. This Agreement and any signed agreement or instrument entered into in connection with this Agreement, and any amendments or waivers hereto or thereto, to the extent signed and delivered by means of a facsimile machine or by e-mail delivery of a “.pdf” format data file, shall be treated in all manner and respects as an original agreement or instrument and shall be considered to have the same binding legal effect as if it were the original signed version thereof delivered in person. No party hereto or to any such agreement or instrument shall raise the use of a facsimile machine or e-mail delivery of a “.pdf” format data file to deliver a signature to this Agreement or any amendment hereto or the fact that any signature or agreement or instrument was transmitted or communicated through the use of a facsimile machine or e-mail delivery of a “.pdf” format data file as a defense to the formation of a contract and each party hereto forever waives any such defense.
5.6. Entire Agreement. This Agreement and, to the extent referenced herein, the Merger Agreement, together with the several agreements and other documents and instruments referred to herein or therein or annexed hereto or thereto, constitute the entire agreement among the parties hereto with respect to the transactions contemplated hereunder and thereunder and supersedes all prior arrangements or understandings, with respect thereto, written and oral.
5.7. Governing Law; Consent to Jurisdiction; Waiver of Jury Trial.
(a) The parties agree that this Agreement shall be governed by and construed in all respects in accordance with the Laws of the State of Delaware without regard to any conflict of Laws or choice of Law principles that might otherwise refer construction or interpretation of this Agreement to the substantive Law of another jurisdiction.
(b) Each party agrees that it will bring any action or proceeding in respect of any claim arising out of or related to this Agreement or the transactions contemplated hereby exclusively in any federal or state court of competent jurisdiction located in the State of Delaware (the “Chosen Courts”), and, solely in connection with claims arising under this Agreement or the transactions that are the subject of this Agreement, (i) irrevocably submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Chosen Courts, (ii) waives any objection to laying venue in any such action or proceeding in the Chosen Courts, (iii) waives any objection that the Chosen Courts are an inconvenient forum or do not have jurisdiction over any party and (iv) agrees that service of process upon such party in any such action or proceeding will be effective if notice is given in accordance with Section 5.3.
(c) EACH PARTY ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT ANY CONTROVERSY WHICH MAY ARISE UNDER THIS AGREEMENT IS LIKELY TO INVOLVE COMPLICATED AND DIFFICULT ISSUES, AND THEREFORE EACH SUCH PARTY HEREBY IRREVOCABLY AND UNCONDITIONALLY WAIVES, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ANY RIGHT SUCH PARTY MAY HAVE TO A TRIAL BY JURY IN RESPECT OF ANY SUIT, ACTION OR OTHER PROCEEDING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR THE TRANSACTIONS CONTEMPLATED BY THIS AGREEMENT. EACH PARTY CERTIFIES AND ACKNOWLEDGES THAT: (I) NO REPRESENTATIVE, AGENT OR ATTORNEY OF ANY OTHER PARTY HAS REPRESENTED, EXPRESSLY OR OTHERWISE, THAT SUCH OTHER PARTY WOULD NOT, IN THE EVENT OF ANY ACTION, SUIT OR PROCEEDING, SEEK TO ENFORCE THE FOREGOING WAIVER, (II) EACH PARTY UNDERSTANDS AND HAS CONSIDERED THE IMPLICATIONS OF THIS WAIVER, (III) EACH PARTY MAKES THIS WAIVER VOLUNTARILY, AND (IV) EACH PARTY HAS BEEN INDUCED TO ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT BY, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE MUTUAL WAIVERS AND CERTIFICATIONS IN THIS SECTION 5.7.
5.8. Amendments; Waivers. To the extent permitted by Law, this Agreement may be amended or waived by a subsequent writing signed by each of the parties upon the approval of each of the parties.
5.9. Enforcement of Agreement. The parties hereto agree that irreparable damage would occur in the event that any of the provisions of this Agreement was not performed in accordance with its specific terms or was otherwise breached. It is accordingly agreed that the parties shall be entitled to an injunction or injunctions to prevent breaches of this Agreement and to enforce specifically the terms and provisions hereof in any court of the United States or any state having jurisdiction, this being in addition to any other remedy to which they are entitled at law or in equity. Each of the parties waives (a) any defense in any action for specific performance that a remedy at law would be adequate and (b) any requirement under any law to post security or a bond as a prerequisite to obtaining equitable relief.
5.10. Severability. Any term or provision of this Agreement which is invalid or unenforceable in any jurisdiction shall, as to that jurisdiction, be ineffective to the extent of such invalidity or unenforceability without rendering invalid or unenforceable the remaining terms and provisions of this Agreement or affecting the validity or enforceability of any of the terms or provisions of this Agreement in any other jurisdiction. If any provision of this Agreement is so broad as to be unenforceable, the provision shall be interpreted to be only so broad as is enforceable.
5.11. Assignment. Except as expressly contemplated hereby, neither this Agreement nor any of the rights, interests or obligations hereunder shall be assigned by any party hereto (whether by merger, consolidation or otherwise by operation of Law) without the prior written consent of the other parties. Any purported assignment in contravention hereof shall be null and void. Subject to the preceding sentences, this Agreement will be binding upon, inure to the benefit of and be enforceable by the parties and their respective successors and permitted assigns.
5.12. Third Party Beneficiaries. Nothing in this Agreement expressed or implied, is intended to confer upon any Person, other than the parties or their respective successors, any rights, remedies, obligations, or liabilities under or by reason of this Agreement. The representations and warranties in this Agreement are the product of negotiations among the parties hereto and are for the sole benefit of the parties. Any inaccuracies in such representations and warranties are subject to waiver by the parties hereto in accordance herewith without notice or liability to any other Person. In some instances, the representations and warranties in this Agreement may represent an allocation among the parties hereto of risks associated with particular matters regardless of the knowledge of any of the parties hereto. Consequently, Persons other than the parties may not rely upon the representations and warranties in this Agreement as characterizations of actual facts or circumstances as of the date of this Agreement or as of any other date. Notwithstanding any other provision hereof to the contrary, no Consent, approval or agreement of any third party beneficiary will be required to amend, modify or waive any provision of this Agreement.
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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Agreement to be signed (where applicable, by their respective officers or other authorized Person thereunto duly authorized) as of the date first written above.
WSFS FINANCIAL CORPORATION
BRYN MAWR BANK CORPORATION
[Signature Page to Voting Agreement]
Address for notice: