First Amendment to Loan and Security Agreement, dated as of August 7, 2020, by and between Omeros Corporation and Silicon Valley Bank
Loan and security agreement
This First Amendment to Loan and Security Agreement (this “Amendment”) is entered into this 7th day of August, 2020, by and between SILICON VALLEY BANK (“Bank”) and OMEROS CORPORATION, a Washington corporation (“Borrower”) whose address is 201 Elliott Avenue West, Seattle, Washington 98119.
A.Bank and Borrower have entered into that certain Loan and Security Agreement dated as of August 2, 2019 (as the same may from time to time be amended, modified, supplemented or restated, the “Loan Agreement”).
B.Bank has extended credit to Borrower for the purposes permitted in the Loan Agreement.
C.Borrower wishes to issue and sell, in one or more offerings, unsecured convertible notes in an aggregate principal amount of up to Three Hundred Fifty Million Dollars ($350,000,000.00).
D.Borrower has requested that Bank amend the Loan Agreement to make certain revisions to the Loan Agreement as more fully set forth herein.
E.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:
“(viii) purchase, redeem, retire, or otherwise acquire shares of its capital stock or other equity interests in connection with any forward transactions, options, warrants or other rights to acquire capital stock of Borrower entered into by
Borrower substantially concurrently with its issuance of convertible securities on or before September 30, 2020;”
“(h)unsecured Indebtedness which by its terms is convertible into equity securities of Borrower (the “Permitted Convertible Debt”) provided that (i) the aggregate principal amount of the Permitted Convertible Debt shall not exceed (A) prior to September 1, 2020, Five Hundred Fifty Million Dollars ($550,000,000.00) at any time outstanding, and (B) on September 1, 2020 and at all times thereafter, Three Hundred Fifty Million Dollars ($350,000,000.00) at any time outstanding (ii) no scheduled principal payments may be made with respect to the Permitted Convertible Debt, and (iii) if a default or an event of default (however defined) has occurred and is continuing under the Permitted Convertible Debt (“Permitted Convertible Debt Default”), all outstanding liabilities and obligations of Borrower to Bank shall be immediately be repaid in full;”
A. FOR GOOD AND VALUABLE CONSIDERATION, Borrower hereby forever relieves, releases, and discharges Bank and its present or former employees, officers, directors, agents, representatives, attorneys (collectively, the “Releasees”), and each of them, from any and all claims, debts, liabilities, demands, obligations, promises, acts, agreements, costs and expenses, actions and causes of action, of every type, kind, nature, description or character whatsoever, whether known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, absolute or contingent, that Borrower may have against the Releasees which arise out of or in any manner whatsoever connected with or related to facts, circumstances, issues, controversies or claims existing or arising from the beginning of time through and including the date of execution of this Amendment (collectively “Released Claims”). Without limiting the foregoing, the Released Claims shall include any and all liabilities or claims arising out of or in any manner whatsoever connected with or related to the Loan Documents, the recitals hereto, any instruments, agreements or documents executed in connection with any of the foregoing or the origination, negotiation, administration, servicing and/or enforcement of any of the foregoing.
B. In furtherance of this release, Borrower expressly acknowledges and waives any and all rights under Section 1542 of the California Civil Code, which provides as follows:
“A general release does not extend to claims that the creditor or releasing party does not know or suspect to exist in his or her favor at the time of executing the release and that, if known by him or her, would have materially affected his or her settlement with the debtor or released party.” (Emphasis added.)
C. By entering into this release, Borrower recognizes that no facts or representations are ever absolutely certain and it may hereafter discover facts in addition to or different from those which it presently knows or believes to be true, but that it is the intention of Borrower hereby to fully, finally and forever settle and release all Released Claims; accordingly, if Borrower should subsequently discover that any fact that it relied upon in entering into this release was untrue, or that any understanding of the facts was incorrect, Borrower shall not be entitled to set aside this release by reason thereof, regardless of any claim of mistake of fact or law or any other circumstances whatsoever. Borrower acknowledges that it is not relying upon and has not relied upon any representation or statement made by Bank with respect to the facts underlying this release or with regard to any of such party’s rights or asserted rights.
D. This release may be pleaded as a full and complete defense and/or as a cross-complaint or counterclaim against any action, suit, or other proceeding that may be instituted, prosecuted or attempted in breach of this release. Borrower acknowledges that the release contained herein constitutes a material inducement to Bank to enter into this Amendment, and that Bank would not have done so but for Bank’s expectation that such release is valid and enforceable in all events.
E. Borrower hereby represents and warrants to Bank, and Bank is relying thereon, as follows:
1 Except as expressly stated in this Amendment, neither Bank nor any agent, employee or representative of Bank has made any statement or representation to Borrower regarding any fact relied upon by Borrower in entering into this Amendment.
2 Borrower has made such investigation of the facts pertaining to this Amendment and all of the matters appertaining thereto, as it deems necessary.
3 The terms of this Amendment are contractual and not a mere recital.
4 This Amendment has been carefully read by Borrower, the contents hereof are known and understood by Borrower, and this Amendment is signed freely, and without duress, by Borrower.
5 Borrower represents and warrants that it is the sole and lawful owner of all right, title and interest in and to every Released Claim, and that it has not heretofore assigned or transferred, or purported to assign or transfer, to any person,
firm or entity any Released Claim. Borrower shall indemnify Bank, defend and hold it harmless from and against all claims based upon or arising in connection with prior assignments or purported assignments or transfers of any claims or matters released herein.
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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
/s/ Shawn Parry
/s/ Michael A. Jacobsen
Michael A. Jacobsen
Chief Accounting Officer