EX-10.1 3 ea130833ex10-1_tridentacq.htm AMENDMENT TO THE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT TRUST AGREEMENT BETWEEN TRIDENT ACQUISITIONS CORP. AND CONTINENTAL STOCK TRANSFER & TRUST COMPANY, DATED DECEMBER 1, 2020
INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT TRUST AGREEMENT
This Amendment No. 4 (this “Amendment”), dated as of December 1, 2020, to the Investment Management Trust Agreement (as defined below) is made by and between Trident Acquisitions Corp. (the “Company”) and Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company, as trustee (“Trustee”). All terms used but not defined herein shall have the meanings assigned to them in the Trust Agreement.
WHEREAS, the Company and the Trustee entered into an Investment Management Trust Agreement dated as of May 29, 2018, as amended pursuant to that certain Amendment No. 1 to the Trust Agreement dated as of November 27, 2019, that certain Amendment No. 2 to the Trust Agreement dated as of May 29, 2020 and that certain Amendment No. 3 to the Trust Agreement dated August 31, 2020 (as amended, the “Trust Agreement”);
WHEREAS, Section 1(i) of the Trust Agreement sets forth the terms that govern the liquidation of the Trust Account under the circumstances described therein;
WHEREAS, at an annual meeting of stockholders of the Company held on November 30, 2020 (the “Annual Meeting”), the Company’s stockholders approved (i) a proposal to amend (the “Charter Amendment”) the Company’s amended and restated certificate of incorporation, as amended, to provide that the date by which the Company shall be required to effect a Business Combination to be extended for an additional three months, with an ability to further extend for an additional three months if approved by the Company’s board of directors and (ii) a proposal to extend the date on which to commence liquidating the Trust Account in the event the Company has not consummated a business combination; and
WHEREAS, on the date hereof, the Company is filing the Charter Amendment with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware.
NOW THEREFORE, IT IS AGREED:
1. Section 1(i) of the Trust Agreement is hereby amended and restated to read in full as follows:
“(i) Commence liquidation of the Trust Account only after and promptly after receipt of, and only in accordance with, the terms of a letter (“Termination Letter”), in a form substantially similar to that attached hereto as either Exhibit A or Exhibit B, signed on behalf of the Company by its President, Chief Executive Officer or Chairman of the Board and Secretary or Assistant Secretary, and complete the liquidation of the Trust Account and distribute the Property in the Trust Account only as directed in the Termination Letter and the other documents referred to therein; provided, however, that in the event that a Termination Letter has not been received by the Trustee by the 30-month anniversary of the closing of the IPO (“Closing”), or (X) in the event that the Company extended the time to complete the Business Combination for an additional 3-month period by, for each month of the extension and if the daily volume weighted average price of the Company’s common stock for any 10 consecutive trading days in the prior month is below $11.41 per share, as determined two (2) trading days prior to the last day of such month, depositing $0.05 for each public share of common stock that has not redeemed, for up to 33-months from the closing of the IPO, or (Y) further extended the time to complete the Business Combination by approval of the Company’s Board of Directors for an additional 3-month period by, for each month of the further extension and if the daily volume weighted average price of the Company’s common stock for any 10 consecutive trading days in the prior month is below $11.41 per share, as determined two (2) trading days prior to the last day of such month, depositing $0.05 for each public share of common stock that has not redeemed, for up to 36-months from the closing of the IPO, but has not completed the Business Combination within the applicable monthly anniversary of the Closing (“Last Date”), the Trust Account shall be liquidated in accordance with the procedures set forth in the Termination Letter attached as Exhibit B hereto and distributed to the Public Shareholders as of the Last Date.”
2. All other provisions of the Trust Agreement shall remain unaffected by the terms hereof.
3. This Amendment may be signed in any number of counterparts, each of which shall be an original and all of which shall be deemed to be one and the same instrument, with the same effect as if the signatures thereto and hereto were upon the same instrument. A facsimile signature shall be deemed to be an original signature for purposes of this Amendment.
4. This Amendment is intended to be in full compliance with the requirements for an Amendment to the Trust Agreement as required by Section 7(c) of the Trust Agreement, and every defect in fulfilling such requirements for an effective amendment to the Trust Agreement is hereby ratified, intentionally waived and relinquished by all parties hereto.
5. This Amendment shall be governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to conflicts of law principles that would result in the application of the substantive laws of another jurisdiction.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have duly executed this 4th Amendment to the Investment Management Trust Agreement as of the date first written above.
CONTINENTAL STOCK TRANSFER & TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE
|By: ||/s/ Francis Wolf || |
|Name: ||Francis Wolf || |
|Title: ||Vice President || |
TRIDENT ACQUISITIONS CORP.
|By: ||/s/ Vadim Komissarov || |
|Name: ||Vadim Komissarov || |
|Title: ||Chief Executive Officer || |