C. Terms of the Private Placement Shares.
(i) The Private Placement Shares are substantially identical to the Shares to be offered in the Public Offering except that (a) the Private Placement Shares will not, except in limited circumstances, be transferable, assignable or salable until 30 days after the Company has completed a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share repurchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses (the Initial Business Combination) (consistent with the terms of the letter agreement to be entered into by and among the Company, the Purchaser and the other parties thereto in connection with the Public Offering (the Letter Agreement)), and (b) the Private Placement Shares are being purchased pursuant to an exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and will become freely tradable only after (i) the expiration of the lockup described above in clause (a) and (ii) they are registered pursuant to the Registration Rights Agreement (as defined below), or an exemption from registration is available.
(ii) Prior to or on the date of the consummation of the Public Offering, the Company and the Purchaser shall enter into a registration rights agreement (the Registration Rights Agreement) pursuant to which the Company will grant certain registration rights to the Purchaser relating to the Private Placement Shares.
Section 2. Representations and Warranties of the Company. As a material inducement to the Purchaser to enter into this Agreement and purchase the Private Placement Shares, the Company hereby represents and warrants to the Purchaser (which representations and warranties shall survive the Closing Date) that:
A. Organization and Corporate Power. The Company is an exempted company duly incorporated, validly existing and in good standing under the laws of the Cayman Islands and is qualified to do business in every jurisdiction in which the failure to so qualify would reasonably be expected to have a material adverse effect on the financial condition, operating results or assets of the Company. The Company possesses all requisite corporate power and authority necessary to carry out the transactions contemplated by this Agreement.
B. Authorization; No Breach.
(i) The execution, delivery and performance of this Agreement have been duly authorized by the Company as of the Closing Date. This Agreement constitutes the valid and binding obligation of the Company, enforceable in accordance with its terms, except that such enforcement may be subject to bankruptcy, insolvency, fraudulent conveyance, reorganization, moratorium and other laws of general applicability relating to or affecting creditors rights and to general equitable principles (whether considered in a proceeding in equity or law).
(ii) The execution and delivery by the Company of this Agreement, the issuance and sale of the Private Placement Shares and the fulfillment of and compliance with the terms hereof by the Company, do not and will not as of the Closing Date (a) conflict with or result in any violation or breach of the terms, conditions or provisions of, or constitute a default under, any law, statute, rule, regulation, agreement, order, judgment or decree to which the Company is subject, (b) result in or give rise to the creation of any lien, security interest, charge or encumbrance upon the Companys share capital or assets, (c) conflict with or result in any violation of any provision of the amended and restated memorandum and articles of association of the Company (as in effect on the date hereof or as may be amended on or prior to the Closing Date), or (d) require any authorization, consent, approval, exemption or other action by or notice or declaration to, or filing with, any court or administrative or governmental body or agency, except for any filings required after the date hereof under federal or state securities laws.