Forward Purchase Agreement, dated October 6, 2021, by and between ACM AART VII A LLC and Live Oak Acquisition Corp. II
|Date:||October 6, 2021|
|To:||Live Oak Acquisition Corp. II (Counterparty)|
|Address:||40 S. Main Street, #2550|
|Memphis, TN 38103|
|From:||ACM AART VII A LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (Seller)|
|Re:||OTC Equity Prepaid Forward Transaction|
The purpose of this agreement (this Confirmation) is to confirm the terms and conditions of the transaction (the Transaction) entered into between Seller and Counterparty on the Trade Date specified below. Certain terms of the Transaction shall be as set forth in this Confirmation, with additional terms as set forth in a Pricing Date Notice (the Pricing Date Notice) in the form of Schedule A hereto. This Confirmation, together with the Pricing Date Notice, constitutes a Confirmation and the Transaction constitutes a separate Transaction as referred to in the ISDA Form (as defined below).
This Confirmation, together with the Pricing Date Notice, evidences a complete binding agreement between Seller and Counterparty as to the subject matter and terms of the Transaction to which this Confirmation relates and shall supersede all prior or contemporaneous written or oral communications with respect thereto.
The 2006 ISDA Definitions (the Swap Definitions) and the 2002 ISDA Equity Derivatives Definitions (the Equity Definitions, and with the Swap Definitions, the Definitions), each as published by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc., are incorporated into this Confirmation. If there is any inconsistency between the Definitions and this Confirmation, this Confirmation governs. If, in relation to the Transaction to which this Confirmation relates, there is any inconsistency between the ISDA Form, this Confirmation (including the Pricing Date Notice), the Swap Definitions and the Equity Definitions, the following will prevail for purposes of such Transaction in the order of precedence indicated: (i) this Confirmation (including the Pricing Date Notice); (ii) the Equity Definitions; (iii) the Swap Definitions, and (iv) the ISDA Form.
This Confirmation, together with the Pricing Date Notice, shall supplement, form a part of, and be subject to an agreement in the form of the 2002 ISDA Master Agreement (the ISDA Form) as if Seller and Counterparty had executed an agreement in such form (but without any Schedule except as set forth herein under Schedule Provisions) on the Trade Date of the Transaction.
The terms of the particular Transaction to which this Confirmation relates are as follows:
|Type of Transaction:||Share Forward Transaction|
|Trade Date:||October 6, 2021|
|Pricing Date:||As specified in the Pricing Date Notice.|
|Effective Date:||One (1) Settlement Cycle following the Pricing Date|
|Valuation Date:||The earlier to occur of (a) the second anniversary of the closing of the transactions between Counterparty and Navitas Semiconductor Ltd. (the Target, which term shall also refer to the post-combination company) pursuant to the Business Combination Agreement and Plan of Reorganization, dated as of May 6, 2021, by and among Counterparty, a wholly owned subsidiary of Counterparty, and the Target, as reported on the Form 8-K filed by the Issuer on September 20, 2021 (the Form 8-K) (the Business Combination) and (b) the date specified by Seller in a written notice (not earlier than the day such notice is effective) of the occurrence of a Solvency Trigger Event.|
|Solvency Trigger Event:||The Exchange Business Day upon which Counterparty has liquidity, including cash and amounts available for borrowing under any applicable credit facility, of less than $20 million.|
|Pricing Date Notice:||Seller shall deliver to Counterparty a Pricing Date Notice no later than one (1) Exchange Business Day following the closing of the Business Combination|
|Shares:||The common stock of Live Oak Acquisition Corp. II, a Delaware corporation (Ticker: LOKB) (the Issuer)|
|Number of Shares:||As specified in the Pricing Date Notice, but in no event more than the Maximum Number of Shares. The Number of Shares is subject to reduction as described under Optional Early Termination.|
|Maximum Number of Shares:||3,000,000|
|Forward Price:||The Redemption Price (the Redemption Price) as defined in Section 9.2 of the Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation of Live Oak Acquisition Corp. II dated as of December 2, 2020, as amended from time to time (the Certificate of Incorporation)|
|Prepayment Amount:||An amount equal to 100% of the Forward Price multiplied by the Number of Shares|
|Prepayment Date:||One (1) Local Business Day after the closing of the Business Combination|
|Variable Obligation:||Not applicable|
|Exchange(s):||New York Stock Exchange prior to the closing of the Business Combination; Nasdaq Global Market following the closing of the Business Combination|
|Related Exchange(s):||All Exchanges|
|Structuring Fees:||On each Payment Date, Counterparty shall pay to Seller a structuring fee (the Structuring Fee) in the amount of $2,500 per Calculation Period, provided that the amount of the Structuring Fee with respect to the first and final Calculation Period shall be prorated to reflect the number of days in such Calculation Period relative to the number of days in the calendar quarter in which such Calculation Period falls.|
|Payment Dates:||With respect to Counterparty, the last day of each calendar quarter or, if such date is not a Local Business Day, the next following Local Business Day.|
|Calculation Period:||Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in Section 4.13 of the Swap Definitions, each period from, and including, one Period End Date to, but excluding, the next following applicable Period End Date during the term of the Transaction, except that (a) the initial Calculation Period will commence on, and include, the date of the closing of the Business Combination and (b) the final Calculation Period will end on, but exclude the Settlement Date.|
|Reimbursement of Legal Fees:||On the Effective Date, Counterparty shall pay to Seller an amount equal to the lesser of (a) the attorney fees and other reasonable expenses related thereto incurred by Seller or its affiliates in connection with this Transaction and (b) $100,000.|
|Settlement Method Election:||Not Applicable|
|Settlement Method:||Physical Settlement|
|Excess Dividend Amount||Ex Amount|
|Additional Payment on Settlement:||On the Settlement Date, Counterparty shall pay to Seller any accrued and unpaid Structuring Fees.|
|Optional Early Termination:||From time to time and on any Exchange Business Day following the date of the closing of the Business Combination (any such date, an OET Settlement Date), Seller may, in its absolute discretion, terminate the Transaction in whole or in part upon no less than three (3) days prior written notice to Counterparty (the OET Notice), the effect of such termination shall be to reduce the Number of Shares for such Transaction (the reduction being Terminated Shares). Each OET Notice shall specify the OET Settlement Date and the number of Terminated Shares with respect to such termination. On each OET Settlement Date, Seller shall pay to Counterparty an amount equal to the product of (x) the number of Terminated Shares and (y) the Forward Price. The remainder of the Transaction, if any, shall continue in accordance with its terms; provided that if the OET Settlement Date is also the stated Valuation Date, the remainder of the Transaction shall be settled in accordance with the other provisions of Settlement Terms.|
|Method of Adjustment:||Calculation Agent Adjustment|
Consequences of Merger Events:
|Share-for-Share:||Calculation Agent Adjustment|
|Share-for-Other:||Cancellation and Payment|
|Tender Offer:||Applicable; provided, however, that Section 12.1(d) of the Equity Definitions is hereby amended by adding , or of the outstanding Shares, before of the Issuer in the fourth line thereof. Sections 12.1(e) and 12.1(l)(ii) of the Equity Definitions are hereby amended by adding or Shares, as applicable, after voting Shares.|
Consequences of Tender Offers:
|Share-for-Share:||Calculation Agent Adjustment|
|Share-for-Other:||Calculation Agent Adjustment|
|Share-for-Combined:||Calculation Agent Adjustment|
|Composition of Combined Consideration:||Not Applicable|
|Nationalization, Insolvency or Delisting:||Cancellation and Payment (Calculation Agent Determination); provided that in addition to the provisions of Section 12.6(a)(iii) of the Equity Definitions, it shall also constitute a Delisting if the Exchange is located in the United States and the Shares are not immediately re-listed, re-traded or re-quoted on any of the New York Stock Exchange, the Nasdaq Global Select Market or the Nasdaq Global Market (or their respective successors) or such other exchange or quotation system which, in the determination of the Calculation Agent, has liquidity comparable to the aforementioned exchanges; if the Shares are immediately re-listed, re-traded or re-quoted on any such exchange or quotation system, such exchange or quotation system shall be deemed to be the Exchange.|
|Business Combination Exclusion:||Notwithstanding the foregoing or any other provision herein, the parties agree that the Business Combination shall not constitute a Merger Event, Tender Offer, Delisting or any other Extraordinary Event hereunder.|
Additional Disruption Events:
(a) Change in Law:
|Applicable; provided that Section 12.9(a)(ii) of the Equity Definitions is hereby amended by adding the words (including, for the avoidance of doubt and without limitation, adoption or promulgation of new regulations authorized or mandated by existing statute) after the word regulation in the second line thereof.|
(a) Failure to Deliver:
(b) Insolvency Filing:
(c) Hedging Disruption:
(d) Increased Cost of Hedging:
(e) Loss of Stock Borrow:
(f) Increased Cost of Stock Borrow:
|Determining Party:||For all applicable events, Seller, unless (i) an Event of Default, Potential Event of Default or Termination Event has occurred and is continuing with respect to Seller, or (ii) if Seller fails to perform its obligations as Determining Party, in which case a Third Party Dealer (as defined below) in the relevant market selected by Counterparty will be the Determining Party.|
|Calculation Agent:|| |
Seller, unless (i) an Event of Default, Potential Event of Default or Termination Event has occurred and is continuing with respect to Seller, or (ii) if Seller fails to perform its obligations as Calculation Agent, in which case an unaffiliated leading dealer in the relevant market selected by Counterparty will be the Calculation Agent.
In the event that a party (the Disputing Party) does not agree with any determination made (or the failure to make any determination) by the Calculation Agent, the Disputing Party shall have the right to require that the Calculation Agent have such determination reviewed by a disinterested third party that is a dealer in derivatives of the type that is the subject of the dispute and that is not an Affiliate of either party (a Third Party Dealer). Such Third Party Dealer shall be jointly selected by the parties within one Business Day after the Disputing Partys exercise of its rights hereunder (once selected, such Third Party Dealer shall be the Substitute Calculation Agent). If the parties are unable to agree on a Substitute Calculation Agent within the prescribed time, each of the parties shall elect a Third Party Dealer and such two dealers shall agree on a third Third Party Dealer by the end of the subsequent Business Day. Such third Third Party Dealer shall be deemed to be the Substitute Calculation Agent. Any exercise by the Disputing Party of its rights hereunder must be in writing and shall be delivered to the Calculation Agent not later than the third Business Day following the Business Day on which the Calculation Agent notifies the Disputing Party of any determination made (or of the failure to make any determination). Any determination by the Substitute Calculation Agent shall be binding in the absence of manifest error and shall be made as soon as possible but no later than the second Business Day following the Substitute Calculation Agents appointment. The costs of such Substitute Calculation Agent shall be borne by (a) the Disputing Party if the Substitute Calculation Agent substantially agrees with the Calculation Agent or (b) the non-Disputing Party if the Substitute Calculation Agent does not substantially agree with the Calculation Agent. If, after following the procedures and within the specified time frames set forth above, a binding determination is not achieved, the original determination of the Calculation Agent shall apply.
|Agreements and Acknowledgements Regarding Hedging Activities:||Applicable|
|Grant of Security Interest:||Seller hereby grants a security interest in the Collateral to Counterparty to secure the payment or performance of all of Sellers present and future obligations to Counterparty with respect to this Transaction.|
All of the following personal property of Seller, wherever located, and now owned, held or existing, or hereafter acquired or arising:
(i)all cash proceeds of the sale, transfer or other disposition of Subject Shares standing to the credit of the Securities Account;
(ii)the deposit account of Seller at First Republic Bank in which such cash proceeds will be deposited; and
(iii)to the extent not listed above as original collateral, proceeds and products of the foregoing.
|Securities Account:||The securities account opened or to be opened in the name of Seller and maintained at the Securities Intermediary, and any renumbering of that account and any permitted account in replacement thereof. Seller will immediately upon establishment of the Securities Account furnish to Counterparty information identifying the Securities Account. Seller will instruct the Securities Intermediary to deposit all cash proceeds of any sale or other disposition of the Subject Shares into a deposit account in the name of Seller at First Republic Bank.|
|Securities Intermediary:||Cantor Fitzgerald, a nationally recognized securities intermediary (as defined in Article 8 of the UCC) that will maintain the Securities Account.|
|Perfection:||Seller authorizes Counterparty to file one or more financing statements, in the standard form for a UCC-1 filing or other appropriate form, describing the Collateral to perfect the security interest created hereby and otherwise make it effective against third parties. Seller hereby authorizes Counterparty at any time and from time to time to amend any financing statements naming Seller as debtor to include the Collateral. In addition, Seller, Counterparty and First Republic Bank shall enter into a customary deposit account control agreement in form and substance acceptable to such Bank.|
|Specified Entity:|| |
In relation to both Seller and Counterparty for the purpose of:
Section 5(a)(v), Not Applicable
Section 5(a)(vii), Not Applicable
|Cross-Default||The Cross-Default provisions of Section 5(a)(vi) of the ISDA Form will not apply to either party.|
|Credit Event Upon Merger||The Credit Event Upon Merger provisions of Section 5(b)(v) of the ISDA Form will not apply to either party.|
|Automatic Early Termination:||The Automatic Early Termination of Section 6(a) of the ISDA Form will not apply to either party.|
|Termination Currency:||United States Dollars|
|Additional Termination Event:|| |
Will apply to Seller and will apply to Counterparty. The occurrence of the following event shall constitute an Additional Termination Event in respect of which Seller and Counterparty shall both be Affected Parties:
The Business Combination fails to close on or before December 31, 2021.
If this Transaction terminates due to the occurrence of the foregoing Additional Termination Event, then, subject to the immediately following sentence, no further payments or deliveries shall be due by either Seller to Counterparty or Counterparty to Seller in respect of the Transaction, including without limitation in respect of any settlement amount, breakage costs or any amounts representing the future value of the Transaction, and neither party shall have any further obligation under the Transaction and, for the avoidance of doubt and without limitation, no payments will have accrued or be due under Sections 2, 6 or 11 of the ISDA Form. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Counterpartys obligations set forth under the captions, Reimbursement of Legal Fees, and Other Provisions (d) Indemnification shall survive any termination due to the occurrence of the foregoing Additional Termination Event.
|Governing Law:||New York law (without reference to choice of law doctrine)|
|Credit Support Document:||With respect to Seller, the deposit account control agreement referred to under Perfection above shall be a Credit Support Document in respect of the Seller. With respect to Counterparty, None.|
|Credit Support Provider:||With respect to Seller and Counterparty, None.|
|Local Business Days:|| |
Seller specifies the following places for the purposes of the definition of Local Business Day as it applies to it: New York.
Counterparty specifies the following places for the purposes of the definition of Local Business Day as it applies to it: New York.
Representations, Warranties and Covenants
Each of Counterparty and Seller represents and warrants to, and covenants and agrees with, the other as of the date on which it enters into the Transaction that (in the absence of any written agreement between the parties that expressly imposes affirmative obligations to the contrary for the Transaction):
Non-Reliance. It is acting for its own account, and it has made its own independent decisions to enter into the Transaction and as to whether the Transaction is appropriate or proper for it based upon its own judgment and upon advice from such advisers as it has deemed necessary. It is not relying on any communication (written or oral) of the other party as investment advice or as a recommendation to enter into the Transaction, it being understood that information and explanations related to the terms and conditions of the Transaction will not be considered investment advice or a recommendation to enter into the Transaction. No communication (written or oral) received from the other party will be deemed to be an assurance or guarantee as to the expected results of the Transaction.
Assessment and Understanding. It is capable of assessing the merits of and understanding (on its own behalf or through independent professional advice), and understands and accepts, the terms, conditions and risks of the Transaction. It is also capable of assuming, and assumes, the risks of the Transaction.
Non-Public Information. It is in compliance with Section 10(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act).
Eligible Contract Participant. It is an eligible contract participant under, and as defined in, the Commodity Exchange Act (7 U.S.C. § 1a(18)) and CFTC regulations (17 CFR § 1.3).
Tax Characterization. It shall treat the Transaction as a derivative financial contract for U.S. federal income tax purposes, and it shall not take any action or tax return filing position contrary to this characterization.
Private Placement. It (i) is an accredited investor as such term is defined in Regulation D as promulgated under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Securities Act), (ii) is entering into the Transaction for its own account without a view to the distribution or resale thereof and (iii) understands that the assignment, transfer or other disposition of the Transaction has not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act.
Investment Company Act. It is not and, after giving effect to the Transaction, will not be required to register as an investment company under, and as such term is defined in, the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended.
Authorization. The Transaction has been entered into pursuant to authority granted by its board of directors or other governing authority. It has no internal policy, whether written or oral, that would prohibit it from entering into any aspect of the Transaction, including, but not limited to, the purchase of Shares to be made in connection therewith.
Counterparty represents and warrants to, and covenants and agrees with Seller as of the date on which it enters into the Transaction that (in the absence of any written agreement between the parties that expressly imposes affirmative obligations to the contrary for the Transaction):
Total Assets. It has total assets of at least USD 50,000,000 as of the date hereof.
Non-Reliance. Without limiting the generality of Section 13.1 of the Equity Definitions, Counterparty acknowledges that Seller is not making any representations or warranties or taking any position or expressing any view with respect to the treatment of the Transaction under any accounting standards.
Solvency. Counterparty is, and shall be as of the date of any payment or delivery by Counterparty under the Transaction, solvent and able to pay its debts as they come due, with assets having a fair value greater than liabilities and with capital sufficient to carry on the businesses in which it engages. Counterparty: (i) has not engaged in and will not engage in any business or transaction after which the property remaining with it will be unreasonably small in relation to its business, (ii) has not incurred and does not intend to incur debts beyond its ability to pay as they mature, and (iii) as a result of entering into and performing its obligations under the Transaction, (a) it has not violated and will not violate any relevant state law provision applicable to the acquisition or redemption by an issuer of its own securities and (b) it would not be nor would it be rendered insolvent (as such term is defined under Section 101(32) of the Bankruptcy Code). If on any Exchange Business Day the Counterparty has liquidity, including cash and amounts available for borrowing under any applicable credit facility, of less than $20 million, the Counterparty shall promptly provide written notice of such condition to Seller.
Public Reports. As of the Trade Date, Counterparty is in compliance with its reporting obligations under the Exchange Act, and all reports and other documents filed by Counterparty with the Securities and Exchange Commission pursuant to the Exchange Act, when considered as a whole (with the most recent such reports and documents deemed to amend inconsistent statements contained in any earlier such reports and documents), do not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or any omission of a material fact required to be stated therein or necessary to make the statements therein, in the light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading.
No Distribution. Counterparty is not entering into the Transaction to facilitate a distribution of the Shares (or any security that may be converted into or exercised or exchanged for Shares, or whose value under its terms may in whole or in significant part be determined by the value of the Shares) or in connection with any future issuance of securities.
Form 8-K. The Counterparty will not file with the Securities and Exchange Commission any Form 8-K or other document that includes any disclosure regarding this Confirmation or the Transaction without consulting with and reasonably considering any comments received from Seller, provided that, no consultation shall be required with respect to any subsequent disclosures that are substantially similar to prior disclosures by Counterparty that were reviewed by Seller.
No Affiliation. Counterparty, to the best of its knowledge, and each other person that is directly or indirectly through one or more intermediates controlling or controlled by or under common control with the Counterparty is not to be considered and shall not become or be considered an affiliate (as defined in Rule 144 under the Securities Act) of the Seller at any time during the term of the Transaction.
Seller represents and warrants to, and covenants and agrees with Counterparty as of the date on which it enters into the Transaction and each other date specified that (in the absence of any written agreement between the parties that expressly imposes affirmative obligations to the contrary for the Transaction):
Regulatory Filings. It together with each other person in the Seller Group (as defined in Other Provisions below) is in compliance with all material regulatory filings relating to the Issuer and the Transaction. Counterparty covenants that it will make all regulatory filings that it is required by law or regulation to make with respect to the Transaction including, without limitation, as may be required by Section 13 or Section 16 under the Exchange Act and, assuming the accuracy of Counterpartys Repurchase Notices (as described under Repurchase Notices below) any sales of Subject Shares will be in compliance therewith.
Net Long Position. During the term of this Transaction it together with each other person in the Seller Group will maintain on an aggregated basis a net long position at least equal to the Number of Shares then subject to this Transaction. In computing the net long position it shall aggregate all cash transactions in the Shares as well as the notional amount of all derivatives or other instruments that directly or indirectly give economic exposure to the Shares.
Compliance with SPV Provisions. During the term of this Transaction it will comply with all provisions of Section 7 and Section 9(d) of the Limited Liability Company Agreement of Seller and shall not amend or permit the amendment of such provisions without the written consent of Counterparty. Failure to comply with the foregoing covenant shall constitute an Event of Default hereunder.
No Affiliation. Seller and each other person that is directly or indirectly through one or more intermediates controlling or controlled by or under common control with the Seller is not to be considered and shall not become or be considered an affiliate (as defined in Rule 144 under the Securities Act) of the Counterparty at any time during the term of the Transaction.
Transactions by Seller in the Shares
Seller hereby waives the redemption rights (Redemption Rights) set forth in Section 9.2 of the Certificate of Incorporation in connection with the Business Combination with respect to Shares it acquires from holders of Shares other than the Issuer or affiliates of the Issuer (each, a Third Party Shareholder) who have redeemed
|Shares or indicated an interest in redeeming Shares pursuant to the Redemption Rights during the period (the Hedging Period) beginning on the date of execution of this Agreement and ending at the time reversals of redemptions in connection with the Business Combination are no longer permitted (the Shares so acquired, the Subject Shares). Following such date, Seller shall notify Counterparty of the number of Subject Shares. For the avoidance of doubt, Seller may sell or otherwise transfer or dispose of any of the Subject Shares or any other shares or securities of the Issuer in one or more public or private transactions at any time; provided that if such Subject Shares are transferred prior to the Closing of the Business Combination, such transferee also agrees to waive Redemption Rights with respect to such Subject Shares and provided, further, that upon the sale of any Subject Shares the Seller shall immediately be deemed to have delivered an OET Notice with respect to such Subject Shares specifying the settlement date of such sale as the OET Settlement Date. Any Subject Shares sold by Seller during the term of the Transaction will cease to be Subject Shares.|
Seller will give written notice to Counterparty of any sale of Subject Shares by Seller within one (1) Local Business Day following the date of such sale, such notice to include the date of the sale and the number of Subject Shares sold.
Counterparty hereby waives the provisions of Section 9.2(c) of the Certificate of Incorporation with respect to the Subject Shares (or any other shares of the Issuer held by Seller or any of its affiliates) and any other applicable provisions that would impose redemption or transfer restrictions with respect to the Subject Shares (or any other shares of the Issuer held by Seller or any of its affiliates) provided that such Subject Shares shall not be permitted to be redeemed by Seller during the term of this Agreement pursuant to Section (a) above. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary set forth herein, the waiver set forth in this paragraph (c) shall survive any termination or expiration of this Confirmation.
Seller and Counterparty each acknowledge and agree that: (i) there are no voting, hedging or settlement arrangements between Seller and Counterparty with respect to any Shares or the Issuer, other than those set forth herein; (ii) although Seller may hedge its risk under the Transaction in any way Seller determines, Seller has no obligation to hedge with the purchase or maintenance of any Shares or otherwise; (iii) Counterparty will not be entitled to any voting rights in respect of any of the Shares underlying the Transaction; and (iv) Counterparty will not seek to influence Seller with respect to the voting of any Hedge Positions of Seller consisting of Shares.
Wall Street Transparency and Accountability Act
In connection with Section 739 of the Wall Street Transparency and Accountability Act of 2010 (WSTAA), the parties hereby agree that neither the enactment of WSTAA or any regulation under WSTAA, nor any requirement under WSTAA or an amendment made by WSTAA, nor any similar legal certainty provision in any legislation enacted, or rule or regulation promulgated, on or after the date of this Confirmation, shall limit or otherwise impair either partys otherwise applicable rights to terminate, renegotiate, modify, amend or supplement this Confirmation or the ISDA Form, as applicable, arising from a termination event, force majeure, illegality, increased costs, regulatory change or similar event under this Confirmation, the Equity Definitions incorporated herein, or the ISDA Form.
Address for Notices
Notice to Seller:
ACM AART VII A LLC
c/o Atalaya Capital Management LP
One Rockefeller Center
New York, NY 10020
Notice to Counterparty:
Live Oak Acquisition Corp. II
40 S. Main Street, #2550
Memphis, TN 38103
Following the Closing of the Business Combination:
c/o Navitas Semiconductor, Inc.
2101 East El Segundo Blvd.
El Segundo, CA 90245
Attn: General Counsel
Account details for Seller: To be advised.
Account details for Counterparty: To be advised.
Counterparty represents and warrants to Seller that Counterparty is not entering into the Transaction to create actual or apparent trading activity in the Shares (or any security convertible into or exchangeable for the Shares) or to raise or depress or otherwise manipulate the price of the Shares (or any security convertible into or exchangeable for the Shares) for the purpose of inducing the purchase or sale of such securities or otherwise in violation of the Exchange Act, and Counterparty represents and warrants to Seller that Counterparty has not entered into or altered, and agrees that Counterparty will not enter into or alter, any corresponding or hedging transaction or position with respect to the Shares. Counterparty acknowledges that it is the intent of the parties that the Transaction comply with the requirements of paragraphs (c)(1)(i)(A) and (B) of Rule 10b5-1 under the Exchange Act (Rule 10b5-1) and the Transaction shall be interpreted to comply with the requirements of Rule 10b5-1(c).
Counterparty agrees that it will not seek to control or influence Sellers decision to make any purchases or sales (within the meaning of Rule 10b5-1(c)(1)(i)(B)(3)) under the Transaction, including, without limitation, Sellers decision to enter into any hedging transactions. Counterparty represents and warrants that it has consulted with its own advisors as to the legal aspects of its adoption and implementation of this Confirmation and the Transaction under Rule 10b5-1.
Counterparty acknowledges and agrees that any amendment, modification, waiver or termination of this Confirmation must be effected in accordance with the requirements for the amendment or termination of a plan as defined in Rule 10b5-1(c). Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Counterparty acknowledges and agrees that any such amendment, modification, waiver or termination shall be made in good faith and not as part of a plan or scheme to evade the prohibitions of Rule 10b-5, and no such amendment, modification or waiver shall be made at any time at which Counterparty or any officer, director, manager or similar person of Counterparty is aware of any material non-public information regarding Counterparty or the Shares.
Repurchase Notices. Counterparty shall, on any day on which Counterparty effects any repurchase of Shares, promptly give Seller a written notice of such repurchase (a Repurchase Notice) on such day if following such repurchase, the number of outstanding Shares as determined on such day is (i) less than the number of Shares outstanding that would result in the percentage of total Shares outstanding represented by the number of Shares underlying the Transaction increasing by 0.10% (in the case of the first such notice) or (ii) thereafter more than the number of Shares that would need to be repurchased to result in the percentage of total Shares outstanding represented by the number of Shares underlying the Transaction increasing by a further 0.10% less than the number of Shares included in the immediately preceding Repurchase Notice. Counterparty agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Seller and its affiliates and their respective officers, directors, employees, affiliates, advisors, agents and controlling persons (each, an Indemnified Person) from and against any and all losses (including losses relating to Sellers hedging activities as a consequence of remaining or becoming a Section 16 insider following the closing of the Business Combination, including without limitation, any forbearance from hedging
|activities or cessation of hedging activities and any losses in connection therewith with respect to the Transaction), claims, damages, judgments, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys fees), joint or several, which an Indemnified Person may become subject to, as a result of Counterpartys failure to provide Seller with a Repurchase Notice on the day and in the manner specified in this paragraph, and to reimburse, within thirty (30) days, upon written request, each of such Indemnified Persons for any reasonable legal or other expenses incurred in connection with investigating, preparing for, providing testimony or other evidence in connection with or defending any of the foregoing; provided, however, for the avoidance of doubt, Counterparty has no indemnification or other obligations with respect to Seller becoming a Section 16 insider prior to the closing of the Business Combination. If any suit, action, proceeding (including any governmental or regulatory investigation), claim or demand shall be brought or asserted against the Indemnified Person as a result of Counterpartys failure to provide Seller with a Repurchase Notice in accordance with this paragraph, such Indemnified Person shall promptly notify Counterparty in writing, and Counterparty, upon request of the Indemnified Person, shall retain counsel reasonably satisfactory to the Indemnified Person to represent the Indemnified Person and any others Counterparty may designate in such proceeding and shall pay the fees and expenses of such counsel related to such proceeding. Counterparty shall not be liable for any settlement of any proceeding contemplated by this paragraph that is effected without its written consent, but if settled with such consent or if there be a final judgment for the plaintiff, Counterparty agrees to indemnify any Indemnified Person from and against any loss or liability by reason of such settlement or judgment. Counterparty shall not, without the prior written consent of the Indemnified Person, effect any settlement of any pending or threatened proceeding contemplated by this paragraph that is in respect of which any Indemnified Person is or could have been a party and indemnity could have been sought hereunder by such Indemnified Person, unless such settlement includes an unconditional release of such Indemnified Person from all liability on claims that are the subject matter of such proceeding on terms reasonably satisfactory to such Indemnified Person. If the indemnification provided for in this paragraph is unavailable to an Indemnified Person or insufficient in respect of any losses, claims, damages or liabilities referred to therein, then Counterparty hereunder, in lieu of indemnifying such Indemnified Person thereunder, shall contribute to the amount paid or payable by such Indemnified Person as a result of such losses, claims, damages or liabilities. The remedies provided for in this paragraph are not exclusive and shall not limit any rights or remedies which may otherwise be available to any Indemnified Person at law or in equity. The indemnity and contribution agreements contained in this paragraph shall remain operative and in full force and effect regardless of the termination of the Transaction.|
Transfer or Assignment. The rights and duties under this Confirmation may not be transferred or assigned by any party hereto without the prior written consent of the other party, such consent not to be unreasonably withheld. If at any time following the closing of the Business Combination at which (A) the Section 16 Percentage exceeds 9.9%, or (B) the Share Amount exceeds the Applicable Share Limit (if any applies) (any such condition described in clause (A) or (B), an Excess Ownership Position), Seller is unable after using its commercially reasonable efforts to effect a transfer or assignment of a portion of the Transaction to a third party on pricing terms reasonably acceptable to Seller and within a time period reasonably acceptable to Seller such that no Excess Ownership Position exists, then Seller may designate any Exchange Business Day as an Early Termination Date with respect to a portion of the Transaction (the Terminated Portion), such that following such partial termination no Excess Ownership Position exists. In the event that Seller so designates an Early Termination Date with respect to a portion of the Transaction, a portion of the Shares with respect to the Transaction shall be delivered to Counterparty as if the Early Termination Date was the Valuation Date in respect of a Transaction having terms identical to the Transaction and a Number of Shares equal to the number of Shares underlying the Terminated Portion. The Section 16 Percentage as of any day is the fraction, expressed as a percentage, as determined by Seller, (A) the numerator of which is the number of Shares that Seller and each person subject to aggregation of Shares with Seller under Section 13 or Section 16 of the Exchange Act and rules promulgated thereunder and all persons who may form a group (within the meaning of Rule 13d-5(b)(1) of the Exchange Act) with Seller directly or indirectly beneficially own (as defined under Section 13 or Section 16 of the Exchange Act and rules promulgated thereunder) (the Seller Group ) and (B) the denominator of which is the number of Shares outstanding.
The Share Amount as of any day is the number of Shares that Seller and any person whose ownership position would be aggregated with that of Seller and any group (however designated) of which Seller is a member (Seller or any such person or group, a Seller Person) under any law, rule, regulation, regulatory order or organizational documents or contracts of Counterparty that are, in each case, applicable to ownership of Shares (Applicable Restrictions), owns, beneficially owns, constructively owns, controls, holds the power to vote or otherwise meets a relevant definition of ownership under any Applicable Restriction, as determined by Seller in its sole discretion.
The Applicable Share Limit means a number of Shares equal to (A) the minimum number of Shares that could give rise to reporting or registration obligations or other requirements (including obtaining prior approval from any person or entity) of a Seller Person, or could result in an adverse effect on a Seller Person, under any Applicable Restriction, as determined by Seller in its sole discretion, minus (B) 0.1% of the number of Shares outstanding.
Indemnification. Counterparty agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Seller, its affiliates and its assignees and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents and controlling persons (each such person being an Indemnified Party) from and against any and all losses (but not including financial losses to an Indemnified Party relating to the economic terms of the Transaction provided that the Counterparty performs its obligations under this Confirmation in accordance with its terms), claims, damages and liabilities (or actions in respect thereof), joint or several, incurred by or asserted against such Indemnified Party arising out of, in connection with, or relating to, the execution or delivery of this Confirmation, the performance by the parties hereto of their respective obligations under the Transaction, any breach of any covenant or representation made by Counterparty in this Confirmation or the ISDA Form or the consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby; provided, however, Counterparty has no indemnification obligations with respect to any loss, claim, damage, liability or expense related to the manner in which Seller sells the Subject Shares or any other Shares owned by Seller. Counterparty will not be liable under the foregoing indemnification provision to the extent that any loss, claim, damage, liability or expense is found in a nonappealable judgment by a court of competent jurisdiction to have resulted from Sellers material breach of any covenant, representation or other obligation in this Confirmation or the ISDA Form or from Sellers willful misconduct, gross negligence or bad faith in performing the services that are subject of the Transaction. If for any reason the foregoing indemnification is unavailable to any Indemnified Party or insufficient to hold harmless any Indemnified Party, then Counterparty shall contribute, to the maximum extent permitted by law, to the amount paid or payable by the Indemnified Party as a result of such loss, claim, damage or liability. In addition (and in addition to any other reimbursement of legal fees and expenses contemplated by this Confirmation), Counterparty will reimburse any Indemnified Party for all expenses (including reasonable counsel fees and expenses) as they are incurred in connection with the investigation of, preparation for or defense or settlement of any pending or threatened claim or any action, suit or proceeding arising therefrom, whether or not such Indemnified Party is a party thereto and whether or not such claim, action, suit or proceeding is initiated or brought by or on behalf of Counterparty. Counterparty also agrees that no Indemnified Party shall have any liability to Counterparty or any person asserting claims on behalf of or in right of Counterparty in connection with or as a result of any matter referred to in this Confirmation except to the extent that any losses, claims, damages, liabilities or expenses incurred by Counterparty result from such Indemnified Partys breach of any covenant, representation or other obligation in this Confirmation or the ISDA Form or from the gross negligence, willful misconduct or bad faith of the Indemnified Party. The provisions of this paragraph shall survive the completion of the Transaction contemplated by this Confirmation and any assignment and/or delegation of the Transaction made pursuant to the ISDA Form or this Confirmation shall inure to the benefit of any permitted assignee of Seller.
Amendments to Equity Definitions.
Section 11.2(a) of the Equity Definitions is hereby amended by (i) replacing the words a diluting or concentrative with the word an and adding the phrase or such Transaction at the end thereof;
The first sentence of Section 11.2(c) of the Equity Definitions, prior to clause (A) thereof, is hereby amended to read as follows: (c) If Calculation Agent Adjustment is specified as the Method of Adjustment in the related Confirmation of a Share Option Transaction or Share Forward Transaction, then, following the announcement or occurrence of any Potential Adjustment Event, the Calculation Agent will determine whether such Potential Adjustment Event has an economic effect on the Transaction and, if so, will (i) make appropriate adjustment(s), if any, to any one or more of: and the portion of such sentence immediately preceding clause (ii) thereof is hereby amended by deleting the words diluting or concentrative.
Section 11.2(e)(vii) of the Equity Definitions is hereby amended by (i) replacing the words a diluting or concentrative with the word an and (ii) adding the phrase or the relevant Transaction at the end thereof;
Section 12.6(a)(ii) of the Equity Definitions is hereby amended by (i) deleting from the fourth line thereof the word or after the word official and inserting a comma therefor, and (ii) deleting the semi-colon at the end of subsection (B) thereof and inserting the following words therefor or (C) the occurrence of any of the events specified in Section 5(a)(vii)(1) through (9) of the ISDA Form with respect to that Issuer.;
Section 12.6(c)(ii) of the Equity Definitions is hereby amended by replacing the words the Transaction will be cancelled, in the first line with the words Seller will have the right, which it must exercise or refrain from exercising, as applicable, in good faith acting in a commercially reasonable manner, to cancel the Transaction,; and
Section 12.9(b)(i) of the Equity Definitions is hereby amended by (i) replacing either party may elect with Seller may elect and (ii) replacing notice to the other party with notice to Counterparty in the first sentence of such section.
Waiver of Jury Trial. Each party waives, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, any right it may have to a trial by jury in respect of any suit, action or proceeding relating to the Transaction. Each party (i) certifies that no representative, agent or attorney of either party has represented, expressly or otherwise, that such other party would not, in the event of such a suit, action or proceeding, seek to enforce the foregoing waiver and (ii) acknowledges that it and the other party have been induced to enter into the Transaction, as applicable, by, among other things, the mutual waivers and certifications provided herein.
Tax Disclosure. Effective from the date of commencement of discussions concerning the Transaction, Counterparty and each of its employees, representatives, or other agents may disclose to any and all persons, without limitation of any kind, the tax treatment and tax structure of the Transaction and all materials of any kind (including opinions or other tax analyses) that are provided to Counterparty relating to such tax treatment and tax structure.
Securities Contract; Swap Agreement. The parties hereto intend for (i) the Transaction to be (a) a securities contract as defined in the Bankruptcy Code, in which case each payment and delivery made pursuant to the Transaction is a termination value, payment amount or other transfer obligation within the meaning of Section 362 of the Bankruptcy Code and a settlement payment, within the meaning of Section 546 of the Bankruptcy Code, and (b) a swap agreement as defined in the Bankruptcy Code, with respect to which each payment and delivery hereunder or in connection herewith is a termination value, payment amount or other transfer obligation within the meaning of Section 362 of the Bankruptcy Code and a transfer, as such term is defined in Section 101(54) of the Bankruptcy Code and a payment or other transfer of property within the meaning of Sections 362 and 546 of the Bankruptcy Code, and the parties hereto to be entitled to the protections afforded by, among other Sections, Sections 362(b)(6), 362(b)(17), 546(e), 546(g), 555 and 560 of the Bankruptcy Code, (ii) a partys right to liquidate, terminate and accelerate the Transaction and to exercise any other remedies upon the occurrence of any Event of Default under the ISDA Form with respect to the other party to constitute a contractual right as described in the Bankruptcy Code, and (iii) each payment and delivery of cash, securities or other property hereunder to otherwise constitute a margin payment or settlement payment and a transfer as defined in the Bankruptcy Code.
Process Agent. For the purposes of Section 13(c) of the ISDA Form:
Seller appoints as its Process Agent: None
Counterparty appoints as its Process Agent: None.
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Please confirm that the foregoing correctly sets forth the terms of our agreement by executing a copy of this Confirmation and returning it to us at your earliest convenience.
|Very truly yours,|
|ACM AART VII A LLC|
|By: ATALAYA SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES FUND VII LP|
|By:||/s/ Drew Phillips|
|Agreed and accepted by:|
|LIVE OAK ACQUISITION CORP. II|
|By:||/s/ Richard. J. Hendrix|
|Name:||Richard J. Hendrix|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|
FORM OF PRICING DATE NOTICE
|Date:||[ ], 2021|
|To:||Live Oak Acquisition Corp. II (Counterparty)|
|Address:||40 S. Main Street, #2550|
|Memphis, TN 38103|
|From:||ACM AART VII A LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (Seller)|
|Re:||OTC Equity Prepaid Forward Transaction|
1. This Pricing Date Notice supplements, forms part of, and is subject to the Confirmation Re: OTC Equity Prepaid Forward Transaction dated as of October __, 2021 (the Confirmation) between Counterparty and Seller, as amended and supplemented from time to time. All provisions contained in the Confirmation govern this Pricing Date Notice except as expressly modified below.
2. The purpose of this Pricing Date Notice is to confirm certain terms and conditions of the Transaction entered into between Seller and Counterparty pursuant to the Confirmation.
|Pricing Date:||, 2021|
|Number of Shares:||[3,000,000]|