Amendment to Warrant Agreement, dated as of July 22, 2021, by and among Matterport, Inc., Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company and American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, as warrant agent
FIRST AMENDMENT TO
THIS FIRST AMENDMENT TO WARRANT AGREEMENT (this Amendment), is made and entered into as of July 22, 2021, by and among Matterport, Inc., a Delaware corporation (Matterport), Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company, a New York corporation, as warrant agent (Continental), and American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, a New York corporation (AST). Capitalized terms used but not defined herein shall have the meanings ascribed to such terms in the Existing Warrant Agreement (as defined below).
WHEREAS, Gores Holdings VI, Inc., a Delaware corporation (Gores), and Continental previously entered into that certain Warrant Agreement, dated as of December 15, 2020 (the Existing Warrant Agreement), pursuant to which Gores issued and delivered 6,000,000 warrants (the Public Warrants) in its initial public offering and an aggregate of 4,000,000 private placement warrants (Private Placement Warrants, together with the Public Warrants, the Warrants), each representing the right to purchase one share of Class A common stock, par value $0.0001 per share, of Gores;
WHEREAS, on February 7, 2021, Gores, Maker Merger Sub, Inc., a Delaware corporation (First Merger Sub), Maker Merger Sub II, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (Second Merger Sub), and Matterport, entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger, which provided for, among other things, (a) the merger of First Merger Sub with and into Matterport (the First Merger), with Matterport continuing as the surviving corporation (the Surviving Corporation), and (b) immediately following the First Merger and as part of the same overall transaction as the First Merger, the merger of the Surviving Corporation with and into Second Merger Sub, with Second Merger Sub continuing as the surviving entity, a wholly owned subsidiary of Gores;
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 8.2.1 of the Existing Warrant Agreement, Continental has agreed to resign its duties as the Warrant Agent as of the date hereof, and AST has agreed to serve as successor Warrant Agent from and after the date hereof; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 9.8 of the Existing Warrant Agreement, the parties may amend the Existing Warrant Agreement without the consent of the Registered Holders with respect to matters that the parties deem shall not adversely affect the interest of the Registered Holders.
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual agreements contained herein and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, and intending to be legally bound hereby, the parties hereto agree as follows:
1 Amendment of Existing Warrant Agreement. The parties hereby amend, effective as of the date of this Amendment, the Existing Warrant Agreement as provided in this Section 1:
1.1 Change in Warrant Agent. References to Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company in the Existing Warrant Agreement shall be replaced with American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, and it shall be understood that Warrant Agent shall hereafter refer to American Stock Transfer & Trust Company.
1.2 Change of Address of Warrant Agent. Section 9.2 of the Existing Warrant Agreement is hereby amended to direct that any notice, statement or demand authorized by the Existing Warrant Agreement to be given or made by the Warrant Agent or by the holder of any Warrant to or on the Company pursuant to Section 9.2 shall be delivered to:
American Stock Transfer & Trust Company
48 Wall Street, 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10005
1.3 Change of Address of Company. Section 9.2 of the Existing Warrant Agreement is hereby amended to direct that any notice, statement or demand authorized by the Existing Warrant Agreement to be given or made by the Warrant Agent or by the holder of any Warrant to or on the Company pursuant to Section 9.2 shall be delivered to:
352 East Java Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
Attn: JD Fay
2 Resignation of Current Warrant Agent and Appointment of Successor Warrant Agent. Continental hereby resigns as Warrant Agent under the Existing Warrant Agreement, and Matterport hereby appoints AST to act as the Warrant Agent for Matterport under the Existing Warrant Agreement, and AST hereby accepts such appointment and agrees to perform the same in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth in the Existing Warrant Agreement as modified by this Amendment.
3 Miscellaneous Provisions.
3.1 Successors. All the covenants and provisions of this Amendment by or for the benefit of the parties hereto shall bind and inure to the benefit of their respective successors and assigns.
3.2 Applicable Law. The validity, interpretation, and performance of this Amendment shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to conflicts of law principles that would result in the application of the substantive laws of another jurisdiction. Each of the parties hereto hereby agrees that any action, proceeding or claim against it arising out of or relating in any way to this Amendment shall be brought and enforced in the courts of the State of New York or the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, and irrevocably submits to such jurisdiction, which jurisdiction shall be exclusive. Each of the parties hereto hereby waives any objection to such exclusive jurisdiction and that such courts represent an inconvenient forum.
3.3 Counterparts. This Amendment may be executed in any number of original or electronic counterparts and each of such counterparts shall for all purposes be deemed to be an original, and all such counterparts shall together constitute one and the same instrument.
3.4 Effect of Headings. The section headings herein are for convenience only and are not part of this Amendment and shall not affect the interpretation thereof.
3.5 Severability. This Amendment shall be deemed severable, and the invalidity or unenforceability of any term or provision hereof shall not affect the validity or enforceability of this Amendment or of any other term or provision hereof. Furthermore, in lieu of any such invalid or unenforceable term or provision, the parties hereto intend that there shall be added as a part of this Amendment a provision as similar in terms to such invalid or unenforceable provision as may be possible and be valid and enforceable.
3.6 Effect on Existing Warrant Agreement. Other than as specifically set forth herein, all other terms and provisions of the Existing Warrant Agreement shall remain unaffected by the terms of this Amendment, and shall continue in full force and effect.
3.7 Entire Agreement. The Existing Warrant Agreement, as modified by this Amendment, constitutes the entire understanding of the parties and supersedes all prior agreements, understandings, arrangements, promises and commitments, whether written or oral, express or implied, relating to the subject matter hereof.
[Signature page follows]
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Amendment to be duly executed as of the date first above written.
|By:||/s/ James D. Fay|
|Name: James D. Fay|
|Title: Chief Financial Officer|
TRANSFER & TRUST COMPANY
|By:||/s/ Stacy Aqui|
|Name: Stacy Aqui|
|Title: Vice President|
|AMERICAN STOCK TRANSFER & TRUST COMPANY|
|By:||/s/ Michael A. Nespoli|
|Name: Michael A. Nespoli|
|Title: Executive Director|
[Signature Page to First Amendment of Warrant Agreement]