Amendment to Note between the Registrant and Rooster Capital LLC, dated December 24, 2019
AMENDMENT TO NOTE
Loan # R1036
This Amendment to Note (this “Amendment”) is made and entered into as of this 24th day of December, 2019 (the “Effective Date”), and is by and between S&W Seed Company, a Nevada corporation (“Borrower”), and ROOSTER CAPITAL LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“Lender”).
WHEREAS, on November 30, 2017, Borrower executed a promissory note (the “Note”) in the original principal amount of $10,400,000.00, plus interest, in favor of Conterra Agricultural Capital, LLC, and secured by two first priority deeds of trust (collectively, the “Security Instruments”), of even date therewith, recorded on December 4, 2017, as Document No. 2017-0156048-00, in the land records of Fresno County, California, and recorded on December 4, 2017, as Instrument # 2017-052694, in the land records of Canyon County, Idaho.
WHEREAS, Lender is the present holder of the Note and the Security Instruments.
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 4 of the Note, Borrower has exercised its options to extend the Maturity Date of the Note to November 30, 2022.
WHEREAS, pursuant to Borrower’s exercise of its option to extend the Maturity Date under the Note and Lender’s approval thereof, Borrower and Lender desire to amend the Note as set forth in this Amendment and as further reflected in the amendment to Security Instrument entered into as of the Effective Date of this Amendment;
NOW, THEREFORE, for the reasons set forth above and for other good and valuable consideration, the sufficiency of which is acknowledged, Borrower and Lender (each a “Party” and collectively, the “Parties”) hereby agree as follows:
AMENDMENT TO NOTE
The Parties agree that the recitals set forth above are true and accurate and are hereby incorporated in and made a part of this Agreement. The Note is hereby amended by the following:
Section 3(A) of the Note is hereby deleted in its entirety and replaced with the following:
Time and Amount of Payments
1 interest payment on January 1, 2018, with interest calculated from the date of closing on the unpaid principal balance at 7.750% per annum; 4 consecutive semi- annual principal and interest payments of $515,710.54 each, beginning July 1, 2018; 5 consecutive semi-annual principal and interest payments of $454,185.24 each, beginning January 1, 2020; and a final payment of $8,957,094.57 on November 30, 2022.
LENDER’S FEE AND OTHER EXPENSES
In consideration of Lender entering into this Amendment, Borrower shall pay to Lender on the date hereof an extension fee equal to 0.50% ($46,477.00) of the Principal balance of the Note as of the Effective Date, plus any costs and expenses incurred by Lender in connection with this Amendment.
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TERMS OF NOTE
Capitalized terms used in this Amendment that are not defined shall have the meaning assigned to such terms in the Note. Except as set forth in this Amendment, all of the provisions of the Note shall remain unchanged, shall continue in full force and effect, and are hereby ratified and confirmed in all respects by the Parties.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Parties hereto, intending to be legally bound, have executed this Amendment as of the day and date first written above.
S&W SEED COMPANY,
a Nevada corporation
By: /s/ Matthew K. Szot Name: Matthew K. Szot
Its: Chief Financial Officer
ROOSTER CAPITAL LLC,
a Delaware limited liability company
By: Conterra Holdings, LLC, Title: Administrative Member
By: /s/ Mark A. Smith Name: Mark A. Smith
Its: COO & General Counsel