Form of Lock-Up Agreement, by and among Tarveda, Organovo and certain directors and officers of Tarveda and Organovo
FORM OF LOCK-UP AGREEMENT
December 13, 2019
Organovo Holdings, Inc.
440 Stevens Ave, Suite 200
Solana Beach, CA 92075
Tarveda Therapeutics, Inc.
134 Coolidge Avenue
Watertown, MA 02472
Ladies and Gentlemen:
The undersigned signatory of this lock-up agreement (this Lock-Up Agreement) understands that Organovo Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation (Parent) proposes to enter into an Agreement and Plan of Merger and Reorganization (as the same may be amended from time to time, the Merger Agreement) with Opal Merger Sub, Inc., a Delaware corporation and a wholly owned subsidiary of Parent (Merger Sub), and Tarveda Therapeutics, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Company), which provides, among other things, for the merger of Merger Sub with and into the Company, with the Company continuing as the surviving corporation (the Merger), upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Merger Agreement. Capitalized terms used but not otherwise defined herein shall have the respective meanings ascribed to such terms in the Merger Agreement.
As a material inducement to each of the Parties to enter into the Merger Agreement and to consummate the Contemplated Transactions, and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, the undersigned hereby irrevocably agrees that, subject to the exceptions set forth herein, without the prior written consent of Parent, the undersigned will not, during the period commencing upon the Closing and ending on the date that is 180 days after the Closing Date (the Restricted Period):
offer, pledge, sell, contract to sell, sell any option, warrant or contract to purchase, purchase any option, warrant or contract to sell, grant any option, right or warrant to purchase, or otherwise transfer or dispose of, directly or indirectly, any shares of Parent Common Stock or any securities convertible into or exercisable or exchangeable for Parent Common Stock (including without limitation, (a) Parent Common Stock or such other securities of Parent which may be deemed to be beneficially owned by the undersigned in accordance with the rules and regulations of the SEC, (b) securities of Parent which may be issued upon exercise of a stock option or warrant or settlement of a restricted stock unit and (c) Parent Common Stock or such other securities to be issued to the undersigned in connection with the Merger), in each case, that are currently or hereafter owned of record or beneficially (including holding as a custodian) by the undersigned (collectively, the Undersigneds Shares), or publicly disclose the intention to make any such offer, sale, pledge, grant, transfer or disposition;
enter into any swap, short sale, hedge or other agreement that transfers, in whole or in part, any of the economic consequences of ownership of the Undersigneds Shares regardless of whether any such transaction described in clause (i) above or this clause (ii) is to be settled by delivery of Parent Common Stock or such other securities, in cash or otherwise; or
make any demand for or exercise any right with respect to the registration of any shares of Parent Common Stock or any security convertible into or exercisable or exchangeable for Parent Common Stock;
provided that, Parent agrees that, at least three Business Days before the effective date of any release or waiver of the foregoing restrictions in connection with a transfer of shares of Parent Common Stock, Parent will notify the undersigned in writing of the impending release or waiver and grant to the undersigned, concurrently and on the same terms and conditions, such equivalent release or waiver.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, the restrictions and obligations contemplated by this Lock-Up Agreement shall not apply to:
transfers of the Undersigneds Shares:
if the undersigned is a natural person, (A) to any person related to the undersigned by blood or adoption who is an immediate family member of the undersigned, or by marriage or domestic partnership (a Family Member), or to a trust formed for the direct or indirect benefit of the undersigned or any of the undersigneds Family Members, (B) to the undersigneds estate, following the death of the undersigned, by will, intestacy or other operation of law, (C) as a bona fide gift to a charitable organization, (D) by operation of law pursuant to a qualified domestic order or in connection with a divorce settlement or (E) to any partnership, corporation or limited liability company which is controlled by the undersigned and/or by any such Family Member(s);
if the undersigned is a corporation, partnership or other business entity, (A) to another corporation, partnership or other business entity that is an affiliate (as defined under Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act) of the undersigned, including investment funds or other entities under common control or management with the undersigned, (B) as a distribution or dividend to equity holders (including, without limitation, general or limited partners and members) of the undersigned (including upon the liquidation and dissolution of the undersigned pursuant to a plan of liquidation approved by the undersigneds equity holders), (C) as a bona fide gift to a charitable organization, or (D) with the prior written consent of Parent; or
if the undersigned is a trust, to any grantors or beneficiaries of the trust;
provided that, (A) in the case of any transfer or distribution pursuant to this clause (a)(i) or (a)(iii) such transfer is not for value, and (B) each donee, heir, beneficiary or other transferee or distributee shall sign and deliver to Parent a lock-up agreement in the form of this Lock-Up Agreement with respect to the shares of Parent Common Stock or such other securities that have been so transferred or distributed;
(b) the exercise of an option (including a net or cashless exercise of an option) or settlement of a restricted stock unit (including the net settlement thereof) for Parent Common Stock, and any related transfer of shares of Parent Common Stock to Parent for the purpose of paying the exercise price of such options or any related transfer of shares of Parent Common Stock for paying taxes (including estimated taxes, as provided in the following subsection (c)) due as a result of the exercise of such options or settlement of such restricted stock units (including any net settlement of restricted stock units); provided that, for the avoidance of doubt, the underlying shares of Parent Common Stock shall continue to be subject to the restrictions on transfer set forth in this Lock-Up Agreement;
(c) the sale or transfer any Parent Common Stock underlying restricted stock units held by the undersigned that are at the time of such sale or transfer vested and settled, to satisfy income tax withholding and remittance obligations in connection with the vesting of such restricted stock units; provided that any filing under Section 16 of the Exchange Act required in connection therewith indicates that such transfer is to satisfy income tax withholding and remittance obligations in connection with the vesting or settlement of restricted stock units;
(d) the establishment of a trading plan pursuant to Rule 10b5-1 under the Exchange Act for the transfer of Parent Common Stock; provided that such plan does not provide for any transfers of Parent Common Stock during the Restricted Period;
(e) transfers or sales by the undersigned of shares of Parent Common Stock acquired by the undersigned on the open market following the Closing Date; or
(f) transfers or distributions pursuant to a bona fide third party tender offer, merger, consolidation or other similar transaction made to all holders of Parent Common Stock involving a change of control of Parent (including entering into any lock-up, voting or similar agreement pursuant to which the undersigned may agree to transfer, sell, tender or otherwise dispose of shares of Parent Common Stock (or any security convertible into or exercisable for Parent Common Stock), or vote any shares of Parent Common Stock in favor of any such transaction or taking any other action in connection with any such transaction), provided that the restrictions set forth in this Lock-Up Agreement shall continue to apply to the Undersigneds Shares should such tender offer, merger, consolidation or other transaction not be completed;
and provided, further, that, with respect to each of (a), (b) and (d) above, no filing by any party (including any donor, donee, transferor, transferee, distributor or distributee, as the case may be) under the Exchange Act (other than (i) a filing at any time on a Form 5 or (ii) a filing after the expiration of the Restricted Period on a Schedule 13D or Schedule 13G (or Schedule 13D/A or Schedule 13G/A)), or other public announcement shall be required or shall be made voluntarily in connection with such transfer or disposition during the Restricted Period (other than (i) any exit filings or public announcements that may be required under applicable federal and state securities laws or (ii) in respect of a required filing under the Exchange Act in connection with the exercise of an option to purchase Parent Common Stock following such individuals termination of service relationship (including service as a director) with Parent that would otherwise expire during the Restricted Period, provided that reasonable notice shall be provided to Parent prior to any such filing).
Any attempted transfer in violation of this Lock-Up Agreement will be of no effect and null and void, regardless of whether the purported transferee has any actual or constructive knowledge of the transfer restrictions set forth in this Lock-Up Agreement, and will not be recorded on the share register of Parent. In furtherance of the foregoing, the undersigned agrees that Parent and any duly appointed transfer agent for the registration or transfer of the securities described herein are hereby authorized to decline to make any transfer of securities if such transfer would constitute a violation or breach of this Lock-Up Agreement.
The undersigned hereby represents and warrants that the undersigned has full power and authority to enter into this Lock-Up Agreement. All authority herein conferred or agreed to be conferred and any obligations of the undersigned shall be binding upon the successors, assigns, heirs or personal representatives of the undersigned.
In the event that any holder of Parent Common Stock or securities convertible into or exercisable or exchangeable for Parent Common Stock (including, without limitation, Parent Common Stock to be
issued to such holder in connection with the Merger) that is subject to a substantially similar letter agreement entered into by such holder, other than Parent or the undersigned, is permitted by Parent to sell or otherwise transfer or dispose of shares of Parent Common Stock or securities convertible into or exercisable or exchangeable for Parent Common Stock (including, without limitation, Parent Common Stock to be issued to such holder in connection with the Merger) for value other than as permitted by this Lock-Up Agreement or a substantially similar letter agreement entered into by such holder, the same percentage of shares of Parent Common Stock or securities convertible into or exercisable or exchangeable for Parent Common Stock (including, without limitation, Parent Common Stock to be issued to such holder in connection with the Merger) held by the undersigned shall be immediately and fully released on the same terms from any remaining restrictions set forth herein.
This Lock-Up Agreement shall terminate automatically and the undersigned shall automatically be released from all restrictions and obligations under this Lock-Up Agreement upon the earlier of the (i) the expiration of the Restricted Period and (ii) if the Merger Agreement is terminated for any reason, upon the date of such termination. The undersigned understands that Parent and the Company are proceeding with the Contemplated Transactions in reliance upon this Lock-Up Agreement.
Any and all remedies herein expressly conferred upon Parent and the Company will be deemed cumulative with and not exclusive of any other remedy conferred hereby, or by law or equity, and the exercise by Parent and/or the Company of any one remedy will not preclude the exercise of any other remedy. The undersigned agrees that irreparable damage would occur to Parent and the Company in the event that any provision of this Lock-Up Agreement were not performed in accordance with its specific terms or were otherwise breached. It is accordingly agreed that Parent and the Company shall be entitled to an injunction or injunctions to prevent breaches of this Lock-Up Agreement and to enforce specifically the terms and provisions hereof in any court of the United States or any state having jurisdiction, this being in addition to any other remedy to which Parent and the Company are entitled at law or in equity, and the undersigned waives any bond, surety or other security that might be required of Parent or the Company with respect thereto.
This Lock-Up Agreement and any claim, controversy or dispute arising under or related to this Lock-Up Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Delaware, without regard to the conflict of laws principles thereof.
This Lock-Up Agreement may be executed in several counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original and all of which shall constitute one and the same instrument. The exchange of a fully executed Lock-Up Agreement (in counterparts or otherwise) by Parent, the Company and the undersigned by facsimile or electronic transmission in .pdf format shall be sufficient to bind such parties to the terms and conditions of this Lock-Up Agreement.
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|Very truly yours,|
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Accepted and Agreed by
Organovo Holdings, Inc.
|Tarveda Therapeutics, Inc.|