Form of $220k promissory note, Dated 10/2/18
NEITHER THIS NOTE NOR THE SECURITIES INTO WHICH THIS NOTE IS PROMISSORY HAVE BEEN REGISTERED WITH THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION OR THE SECURITIES COMMISSION OF ANY STATE. THESE SECURITIES HAVE BEEN SOLD IN RELIANCE UPON AN EXEMPTION FROM REGISTRATION UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED (THE “SECURITIES ACT”), AND, ACCORDINGLY, MAY NOT BE OFFERED OR SOLD EXCEPT PURSUANT TO AN EFFECTIVE REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OR PURSUANT TO AN AVAILABLE EXEMPTION FROM, OR IN A TRANSACTION NOT SUBJECT TO, THE REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE SECURITIES ACT AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE STATE SECURITIES LAWS.
|Issuance Date: October 2, 2018||Original Principal Amount: $220,000|
|Consideration Paid at Close: $200,000|
FOR VALUE RECEIVED, EVIO, Inc., a Colorado corporation (the “Company”), hereby promises to pay to the order of JOHN KUTKEVICIUS PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION or registered assigns (the “Holder”) the amount set out above as the Original Principal Amount (as reduced pursuant to the terms hereof pursuant to redemption, conversion or otherwise, the “Principal”) when due, whether upon the Maturity Date (as defined below), acceleration, redemption or otherwise (in each case in accordance with the terms hereof) and to pay interest (“Interest”) on any outstanding Principal at the applicable Interest Rate from the date set out above as the Issuance Date (the “Issuance Date”) until the same becomes due and payable, upon the Maturity Date or acceleration, conversion, redemption or otherwise (in each case in accordance with the terms hereof).
The Original Principal Amount is $220,000 (two hundred twenty thousand dollars) plus accrued and unpaid interest and any other fees. The Consideration is $200,000 (two hundred thousand dollars) payable by wire transfer or company check. The Holder shall pay $200,000 of Consideration upon closing of this Note. For purposes hereof, the term “Outstanding Balance” means the Original Principal Amount, as reduced or increased, as the case may be, pursuant to the terms hereof, breach hereof or otherwise, plus any accrued but unpaid interest, collection and enforcements costs, and any other fees or charges incurred under this Note.
(1) GENERAL TERMS
(a) Payment of Principal. The “Maturity Date” shall be the earlier of (i) January 1, 2019, and (ii) the closing of any financing or series of financings with gross proceeds of more than $3,000,000.
(b) Interest. An interest charge of Eight percent (8%) per annum (“Interest Rate”) shall accrue. Interest hereunder shall be paid on the Maturity Date to the Holder or its assignee in whose name this Note is registered on the records of the Company regarding registration and transfers of Notes.
(c) Pre-Payment. The Company will be allowed to pre-pay the note to the Holder in whole or in part at any time without any a pre-payment penalty.
(2) EVENTS OF DEFAULT.
(a) An “Event of Default”, wherever used herein, means any one of the following events (whatever the reason and whether it shall be voluntary or involuntary or effected by operation of law or pursuant to any judgment, decree or order of any court, or any order, rule or regulation of any administrative or governmental body):
(i) The Company’s failure to pay to the Holder any amount of Principal, Interest, or other amounts when and as due under this Note (including, without limitation, the Company’s failure to pay any redemption payments or amounts hereunder) or any other Transaction Document;
(iii) The Company or any subsidiary of the Company shall commence, or there shall be commenced against the Company or any subsidiary of the Company under any applicable bankruptcy or insolvency laws as now or hereafter in effect or any successor thereto, or the Company or any subsidiary of the Company commences any other proceeding under any reorganization, arrangement, adjustment of debt, relief of debtors, dissolution, insolvency or liquidation or similar law of any jurisdiction whether now or hereafter in effect relating to the Company or any subsidiary of the Company or there is commenced against the Company or any subsidiary of the Company any such bankruptcy, insolvency or other proceeding which remains undismissed for a period of 61 days; or the Company or any subsidiary of the Company is adjudicated insolvent or bankrupt; or any order of relief or other order approving any such case or proceeding is entered; or the Company or any subsidiary of the Company suffers any appointment of any custodian, private or court appointed receiver or the like for it or any substantial part of its property which continues undischarged or unstayed for a period of sixty one (61) days; or the Company or any subsidiary of the Company makes a general assignment for the benefit of creditors; or the Company or any subsidiary of the Company shall fail to pay, or shall state that it is unable to pay, or shall be unable to pay, its debts generally as they become due; or the Company or any subsidiary of the Company shall call a meeting of its creditors with a view to arranging a composition, adjustment or restructuring of its debts; or the Company or any subsidiary of the Company shall by any act or failure to act expressly indicate its consent to, approval of or acquiescence in any of the foregoing; or any corporate or other action is taken by the Company or any subsidiary of the Company for the purpose of effecting any of the foregoing;
(iv) The Company or any subsidiary of the Company shall default in any of its obligations under any other Note or any mortgage, credit agreement or other facility, indenture agreement, factoring agreement or other instrument under which there may be issued, or by which there may be secured or evidenced any indebtedness for borrowed money or money due under any long term leasing or factoring arrangement of the Company or any subsidiary of the Company in an amount exceeding $100,000, whether such indebtedness now exists or shall hereafter be created; and
(v) The Common Stock is suspended or delisted for trading on the Over the Counter Bulletin Board market (the “Primary Market”).
(vi) The Company’s Common Stock trades at or below a price of $0.01 as reported by the OTC Markets website.
(vii) The Company loses its status as “DTC Eligible.”
(viii) The Company shall become late or delinquent in its filing requirements as a fully-reporting issuer registered with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
(b) Upon the occurrence of the first Event of Default, the Outstanding Balance shall immediately increase to one hundred twenty (120%) of the Outstanding Balance immediately prior to the occurrence of the Event of Default (the “Mandatory Default Amount”) and will be immediately due and payable in cash. In addition, interest on the Mandatory Default Amount will begin to accrue at an annual rate of 18%. The Mandatory Default Amount shall automatically apply upon the occurrence of the Event of Default without the need for any party to give any notice or take any other action.
(3) INTENTIONALLY DELETED.
(4) CONVERSION OF NOTE. In addition to any remedies available to the Holder in Section 2 hereof, upon the occurrence of an Event of Default of this Note, including the failure to pay any amounts owed by the Maturity Date, this Note shall be convertible into shares of the Company’s Common Stock, on the terms and conditions set forth in this Section 4.
(i) “Conversion Amount” means the portion of the Outstanding Balance to be converted, plus any penalties, redeemed or otherwise with respect to which this determination is being made.
(ii) “Conversion Price” shall be $0.50.
(iii) Beneficial Ownership. If at any time after the closing, the Holder shall or would receive shares of Common Stock in payment of interest or principal under this Note, upon conversion of the Note, so that the Holder would, together with other shares of Common Stock held by it or its Affiliates, own or beneficially own by virtue of such action or receipt of additional shares of Common Stock a number of shares exceeding 4.99% of the number of shares of Common Stock outstanding on such date (the “Maximum Percentage”), the Company shall not be obligated and shall not issue to the Holder shares of Common Stock which would exceed the Maximum Percentage, but only until such time as the Maximum Percentage would no longer be exceeded by any such receipt of shares of Common Stock by the Holder. Upon delivery of a written notice to the Company, the Holder may from time to time increase (with such increase not effective until the sixty-first (61st) day after delivery of such notice) or decrease the Maximum Percentage to any other percentage not in excess of 9.99% as specified in such notice; provided that (i) any such increase in the Maximum Percentage will not be effective until the sixty-first (61st) day after such notice is delivered to the Company and (ii) any such increase or decrease will apply only to the Holder and its Affiliates. The limitation contained in this paragraph may not be waived and shall apply to a successor holder of the Note.
(5) REISSUANCE OF THIS NOTE.
(a) Assignability. The Company may not assign this Note. This Note will be binding upon the Company and its successors and will inure to the benefit of the Holder and its successors and assigns and may be assigned by the Holder to anyone of its choosing without Company’s approval.
(b) Lost, Stolen or Mutilated Note. Upon receipt by the Company of evidence reasonably satisfactory to the Company of the loss, theft, destruction or mutilation of this Note, and, in the case of loss, theft or destruction, of any indemnification undertaking by the Holder to the Company in customary form and, in the case of mutilation, upon surrender and cancellation of this Note, the Company shall execute and deliver to the Holder a new Note representing the outstanding Principal.
(6) NOTICES. Any notices, consents, waivers or other communications required or permitted to be given under the terms hereof must be in writing and will be deemed to have been delivered: (i) upon receipt, when delivered personally; (ii) upon receipt, when sent by facsimile (provided confirmation of transmission is mechanically or electronically generated and kept on file by the sending party) (iii) upon receipt, when sent by email; or (iv) one (1) Business Day after deposit with a nationally recognized overnight delivery service, in each case properly addressed to the party to receive the same. The addresses and facsimile numbers for such communications shall be those set forth in the communications and documents that each party has provided the other immediately preceding the issuance of this Note or at such other address and/or facsimile number and/or to the attention of such other person as the recipient party has specified by written notice given to each other party three (3) Business Days prior to the effectiveness of such change. Written confirmation of receipt (i) given by the recipient of such notice, consent, waiver or other communication, (ii) mechanically or electronically generated by the sender’s facsimile machine containing the time, date, recipient facsimile number and an image of the first page of such transmission or (iii) provided by a nationally recognized overnight delivery service, shall be rebuttable evidence of personal service, receipt by facsimile or receipt from a nationally recognized overnight delivery service in accordance with clause (i), (ii) or (iii) above, respectively.
The addresses for such communications shall be:
If to the Company, to:
62930 O.B. Riley Rd.
Bend, OR 97703
If to the Holder:
JOHN KUTKEVICIUS PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION
365 Bay St, Suite 800
Toronto, ON M5H 2V1, Canada
(7) APPLICABLE LAW AND VENUE. This Note shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to conflicts of laws thereof. Any action brought by either party against the other concerning the transactions contemplated by this Agreement shall be brought only in the state courts of California or in the federal courts located in the city and county of San Diego, in the State of California. Both parties and the individuals signing this Agreement agree to submit to the jurisdiction of such courts.
(a) WAIVER. Any waiver by the Holder of a breach of any provision of this Note shall not operate as or be construed to be a waiver of any other breach of such provision or of any breach of any other provision of this Note. The failure of the Holder to insist upon strict adherence to any term of this Note on one or more occasions shall not be considered a waiver or deprive that party of the right thereafter to insist upon strict adherence to that term or any other term of this Note. Any waiver must be in writing.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Company has caused this Promissory Note to be duly executed by a duly authorized officer as of the date set forth above.
|Name:||William H. Waldrop|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|