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LOAN AND SECURITY AGREEMENT
THIS FIRST AMENDMENT to Loan and Security Agreement (this “Amendment”) is entered into as of April 3, 2020, by and between Silicon Valley Bank (“Bank”) and KURA ONCOLOGY, INC., a Delaware corporation (“Borrower”).
A.Bank and Borrower have entered into that certain Loan and Security Agreement dated as of November 1, 2018 (as the same may from time to time be further amended, modified, supplemented or restated, collectively, the “Loan Agreement”).
B.Bank has extended credit to Borrower for the purposes permitted in the Loan Agreement.
C.Borrower has requested that Bank amend the Loan Agreement to (i) modify the Draw Period, and (ii) make certain other revisions to the Loan Agreement as more fully set forth herein.
D.Bank has agreed to so amend certain provisions of the Loan Agreement, but only to the extent, in accordance with the terms, subject to the conditions and in reliance upon the representations and warranties set forth below.
Now, Therefore, in consideration of the foregoing recitals and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and adequacy of which is hereby acknowledged, and intending to be legally bound, the parties hereto agree as follows:
1.Definitions. Capitalized terms used but not defined in this Amendment shall have the meanings given to them in the Loan Agreement.
2.Amendments to Loan Agreement.
2.1Section 6.11 (Formation or Acquisition of Subsidiaries). Section 6.11 of the Loan Agreement hereby is amended and restated in its entirety to read as follows:
“6.11Formation or Acquisition of Subsidiaries. Notwithstanding and without limiting the negative covenants contained in Sections 7.3 and 7.7 hereof, at the time that Borrower forms any direct or indirect Subsidiary or acquires any direct or indirect Subsidiary after the Effective Date (including, without limitation, pursuant to a Division), Borrower shall (a) in the case of a Domestic Subsidiary, cause such new Subsidiary to provide to Bank a joinder to the Loan Agreement to cause such Subsidiary to become a co-borrower, together with such appropriate financing statements and/or Control Agreements, all in form and substance satisfactory to Bank (including being sufficient to grant Bank a first priority Lien (subject to Permitted Liens) in and to the assets of such newly formed or acquired Subsidiary), (b) provide to Bank appropriate certificates and powers and financing statements, pledging all of the direct or beneficial ownership interest in such new Subsidiary, in form and substance satisfactory to Bank; provided that in the case of a Foreign Subsidiary such pledge will not include more than 65% of the voting equity interests in such Subsidiary, and (c) provide to Bank all other
documentation in form and substance satisfactory to Bank which in its opinion is appropriate with respect to the execution and delivery of the applicable documentation referred to above. Any document, agreement, or instrument executed or issued pursuant to this Section 6.11 shall be a Loan Document.
2.2 Section 7.1 (Dispositions). Section 7.1 of the Loan Agreement hereby is amended and restated in its entirety to read as follows:
“7.1Dispositions. Convey, sell, lease, transfer, assign, or otherwise dispose of (including, without limitation, pursuant to a Division) (collectively, “Transfer”), or permit any of its Subsidiaries to Transfer, all or any part of its business or property, except for Transfers (a) of Inventory in the ordinary course of business; (b) of worn‑out, surplus, or obsolete Equipment that is, in the reasonable judgment of Borrower, no longer economically practicable to maintain or useful in the ordinary course of business of Borrower; (c) consisting of Borrower’s use or transfer of money or Cash Equivalents in connection with transactions not prohibited hereunder, in the ordinary course of business, and consistent with the then applicable Annual Projections; (d) consisting of Permitted Liens, Permitted Investments and Permitted Licenses; (e) consisting of the sale or issuance of any stock of Borrower permitted under Section 7.2 of this Agreement; (f) consisting of Borrower’s use or transfer of money or Cash Equivalents in a manner that is not prohibited by the terms of this Agreement or the other Loan Documents; and (g) other assets of Borrower or its Subsidiaries that do not in the aggregate exceed Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000.00) during any fiscal year.”
2.3 Section 7.3 (Mergers or Acquisitions). Section 7.3 of the Loan Agreement hereby is amended and restated in its entirety to read as follows:
“7.3Mergers or Acquisitions. Merge or consolidate, or permit any of its Subsidiaries to merge or consolidate, with any other Person, or acquire, or permit any of its Subsidiaries to acquire, all or substantially all of the capital stock or property of another Person (including, without limitation, by the formation of any Subsidiary or pursuant to a Division). A Subsidiary may merge or consolidate into another Subsidiary or into Borrower.”
2.4Section 13 (Definitions). The following terms and their respective definitions hereby are added or amended and restated in their entirety in Section 13.1 of the Loan Agreement, as appropriate, as follows:
“Division” means, in reference to any Person which is an entity, the division of such Person into two (2) or more separate Persons, with the dividing Person either continuing or terminating its existence as part of such division, including, without limitation, as contemplated under Section 18-217 of the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act for limited liability companies formed under Delaware law, or any analogous action taken pursuant to any other applicable law with respect to any corporation, limited liability company, partnership or other entity.
“Draw Period” is the period of time from the Effective Date through the earlier to occur of (a) November 30, 2020 or (b) an Event of Default.
3.Limitation of Amendments.
3.1The amendments set forth in Section 2, above, are effective for the purposes set forth herein and shall be limited precisely as written and shall not be deemed to (a) be a consent to any amendment, waiver or modification of any other term or condition of any Loan Document, or (b) otherwise prejudice any right or remedy which Bank may now have or may have in the future under or in connection with any Loan Document.
3.2This Amendment shall be construed in connection with and as part of the Loan Documents and all terms, conditions, representations, warranties, covenants and agreements set forth in the Loan Documents, except as herein amended, are hereby ratified and confirmed and shall remain in full force and effect.
4.Representations and Warranties. To induce Bank to enter into this Amendment, Borrower hereby represents and warrants to Bank as follows:
4.1Immediately after giving effect to this Amendment (a) the representations and warranties contained in the Loan Documents are true, accurate and complete in all material respects as of the date hereof (except to the extent such representations and warranties relate to an earlier date, in which case they are true and correct as of such date), and (b) no Event of Default has occurred and is continuing;
4.2Borrower has the power and authority to execute and deliver this Amendment and to perform its obligations under the Loan Agreement, as amended by this Amendment;
4.3The organizational documents of Borrower delivered to Bank on the Effective Date remain true, accurate and complete and have not been amended, supplemented or restated and are and continue to be in full force and effect;
4.4The execution and delivery by Borrower of this Amendment and the performance by Borrower of its obligations under the Loan Agreement, as amended by this Amendment, have been duly authorized;
4.5The execution and delivery by Borrower of this Amendment and the performance by Borrower of its obligations under the Loan Agreement, as amended by this Amendment, do not and will not contravene (a) any law or regulation binding on or affecting Borrower, (b) any contractual restriction with a Person binding on Borrower, (c) any order, judgment or decree of any court or other governmental or public body or authority, or subdivision thereof, binding on Borrower, or (d) the organizational documents of Borrower;
4.6The execution and delivery by Borrower of this Amendment and the performance by Borrower of its obligations under the Loan Agreement, as amended by this Amendment, do not require any order, consent, approval, license, authorization or validation of, or filing, recording or registration with, or exemption by any governmental or public body or authority, or subdivision thereof, binding on Borrower, except as already has been obtained or made; and
4.7This Amendment has been duly executed and delivered by Borrower and is the binding obligation of Borrower, enforceable against Borrower in accordance with its terms, except as such enforceability may be limited by bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, liquidation, moratorium or other similar laws of general application and equitable principles relating to or affecting creditors’ rights.
5.Ratification of Perfection Certificate. Borrower hereby ratifies, confirms and reaffirms, all and singular, the terms and disclosures contained in a certain Perfection Certificate dated on or prior to the Effective Date and acknowledges, confirms and agrees that the disclosures and information Borrower provided to Bank in such Perfection Certificate have not changed, as of the date hereof.
6.Counterparts. This Amendment may be executed in any number of counterparts and all of such counterparts taken together shall be deemed to constitute one and the same instrument.
7.Effectiveness. This Amendment shall be deemed effective upon (a) the due execution and delivery to Bank of (i) this Amendment by each party hereto, (ii) an updated Corporate Borrowing Certificate from Borrower in the form attached hereto, and (iii) all Bank Expenses due and owing as of the date hereof, which may be debited from any of Borrower’s accounts at Bank.
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In Witness Whereof, the parties hereto have caused this Amendment to be duly executed and delivered as of the date first written above.
SILICON VALLEY BANK
By: /s/ Anthony Flores
Name: Anthony Flores
Title: Managing Director
KURA ONCOLOGY, INC.
By: /s/ Marc Grasso, M.D.
Name: Marc Grasso, M.D.
Title: CFO and CBO
[Signature Page to First Amendment to Loan and Security Agreement]
SECRETARY’S CORPORATE BORROWING certificatE
Borrower: KURA ONCOLOGY, INC.Date: April 3, 2020
Bank: Silicon Valley Bank
I hereby certify as follows, as of the date set forth above:
1. I am the Secretary, Assistant Secretary or other officer of Borrower.
2. Borrower’s exact legal name is set forth above. Borrower is a corporation duly organized, existing and in good standing under the laws of the State of Delaware.
3. Attached hereto as Exhibit A is a true, correct and complete copy of Borrower’s Certificate of Incorporation (including amendments), as filed with the Secretary of State of the state in which Borrower is incorporated as set forth above. Such Certificate of Incorporation has not been amended, annulled, rescinded, revoked or supplemented, and remains in full force and effect as of the date hereof.
4. Attached hereto as Exhibit B is a true, correct and complete copy of Borrower’s By-Laws (including amendments). Such By-Laws have not been amended, rescinded, revoked or supplemented, and remain in full forces and effect as of the date hereof.
5. The following resolutions were duly and validly adopted by Borrower’s Board of Directors at a duly held meeting of such directors (or pursuant to a unanimous written consent or other authorized corporate action). Such resolutions are in full force and effect as of the date hereof and have not been in any way modified, repealed, rescinded, amended or revoked, and Silicon Valley Bank (“Bank”) may rely on them until Bank receives written notice of revocation from Borrower.
Resolved, that any one of the following officers or employees of Borrower, whose names, titles and signatures are below, may act on behalf of Borrower:
Authorized to Add or Remove Signatories
Resolved Further, that any one of the persons designated above with a checked box beside his or her name may, from time to time, add or remove any individuals to and from the above list of persons authorized to act on behalf of Borrower.
Resolved Further, that such individuals may, on behalf of Borrower:
Borrow Money. Borrow money from Bank.
Execute Loan Documents. Execute any loan documents Bank requires.
Grant Security. Grant Bank a security interest in any of Borrower’s assets.
Negotiate Items. Negotiate or discount all drafts, trade acceptances, promissory notes, or other indebtedness in which Borrower has an interest and receive cash or otherwise use the proceeds.
Apply for Letters of Credit. Apply for letters of credit from Bank.
Enter Derivative Transactions. Execute spot or forward foreign exchange contracts, interest rate swap agreements, or other derivative transactions.
Further Acts. Designate other individuals to request advances, pay fees and costs and execute other documents or agreements (including documents or agreement that waive Borrower’s right to a jury trial) they believe to be necessary to effect these resolutions.
Resolved Further, that all acts authorized by the above resolutions and any prior acts relating thereto are ratified.
6. The persons listed above are Borrower’s officers or employees with their titles and signatures shown next to their names.
*** If the Secretary, Assistant Secretary or other certifying officer executing above is designated by the resolutions set forth in paragraph 5 as one of the authorized signing officers, this Certificate must also be signed by a second authorized officer or director of Borrower.
I, the __________________________ of Borrower, hereby certify as to paragraphs 1 through 6 above, as of the date set forth above.
Certificate of Incorporation