Exhibit 10.3 

 

Execution Version

 

FORM OF SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT

 

This SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT (this “Subscription Agreement”) is entered into on July 6, 2021, by and between Athena Technology Acquisition Corp., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), and [●] (“Subscriber”).

 

WHEREAS, concurrently with the execution of this Subscription Agreement, the Company is entering into a definitive Business Combination Agreement (as may be amended, the “Business Combination Agreement” and the transactions contemplated by the Business Combination Agreement, the “Transaction”), by and among the Company, HelioMax Merger Sub, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Merger Sub”) and Heliogen, Inc., a Delaware corporation (f/k/a Edisun Heliostats, Inc.) (“Heliogen”) providing for the combination of the Company and Heliogen;

 

WHEREAS, in connection with the Transaction, Subscriber desires to subscribe for and purchase from the Company, immediately prior to the consummation of the Transaction, that number of shares of the Company’s Class A common stock, par value $0.0001 per share (which, following the closing of the Transaction, will be renamed “common stock” of Heliogen) (the “Common Stock”), set forth on the signature page hereto (the “Subscribed Shares”) for a purchase price of $10.00 per share (the “Per Share Price” and the aggregate of such Per Share Price for all Subscribed Shares being referred to herein as the “Purchase Price”), and the Company desires to issue and sell to Subscriber the Subscribed Shares in consideration of the payment of the Purchase Price by or on behalf of Subscriber to the Company; and

 

WHEREAS, on or about the date of this Subscription Agreement, the Company is entering into other subscription agreements (each, an “Other Subscription Agreement”) with certain other accredited investors (the “Other Subscribers”), which are on the same terms as the terms of this Subscription Agreement (other than the number of shares of Common Stock to be subscribed for and purchased by the Other Subscribers), pursuant to which such subscribers have agreed to purchase on the closing date of the Transaction, inclusive of the Subscribed Shares, an aggregate amount of Sixteen Million, Five Hundred Thousand (16,500,000) shares of Common Stock at the Per Share Price for an aggregate purchase price, inclusive of the Purchase Price, of One Hundred Sixty-Five Million Dollars ($165,000,000).

 

NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing and the mutual representations, warranties and covenants, and subject to the conditions, herein contained, and intending to be legally bound hereby, the parties hereto hereby agree as follows:

 

1. Subscription. Subject to the terms and conditions hereof, at the Closing (as defined below), Subscriber hereby agrees to subscribe for and purchase from the Company, and the Company hereby agrees to issue and sell to Subscriber, upon the payment of the Purchase Price, the Subscribed Shares (such subscription and issuance, the “Subscription”).

 

2. Closing.

 

a. The consummation of the Subscription contemplated hereby (the “Closing”) shall occur on the closing date of the Transaction (the “Closing Date”) immediately prior to or concurrently with, and conditioned upon the effectiveness of, the consummation of the Transaction.

 

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b. At least five (5) Business Days before the anticipated Closing Date, the Company shall deliver written notice to Subscriber (the “Closing Notice”) specifying (i) the anticipated Closing Date and (ii) the wire instructions for delivery of the Purchase Price to the Company. No later than two (2) Business Days prior to the Closing Date as set forth in the Closing Notice, Subscriber shall deliver the Purchase Price for the Subscribed Shares by wire transfer of United States dollars in immediately available funds to the account specified by the Company in the Closing Notice, such funds to be held by the Company in escrow until the Closing. Upon satisfaction (or, if applicable, waiver) of the conditions set forth in this Section 2, the Company shall deliver to Subscriber (i) at the Closing, the Subscribed Shares in book entry form, free and clear of any liens or other restrictions (other than those arising under applicable securities laws), in the name of Subscriber (or its nominee in accordance with its delivery instructions), and (ii) as promptly as practicable after the Closing, evidence from the Company’s transfer agent of the issuance to Subscriber of the Subscribed Shares on and as of the Closing Date. Notwithstanding the foregoing two sentences, for any Subscriber that informs the Company (1) that it is an investment company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, (2) that it is advised by an investment adviser subject to regulation under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended, or (3) that its internal compliance policies and procedures so require it, then, in lieu of the settlement procedures in the foregoing two sentences, the following shall apply: such Subscriber shall deliver at 10:00 a.m. New York City time on the Closing Date (or as soon as practicable following receipt of evidence from the Company’s transfer agent of the issuance to Subscriber of the Subscribed Shares on and as of the Closing Date) the Purchase Price for the Subscribed Shares by wire transfer of United States dollars in immediately available funds to the account specified by the Company in the Closing Notice (which account shall not be an escrow account) against delivery by the Company to Subscriber of the Subscribed Shares in book entry form, free and clear of any liens or other restrictions (other than those arising under applicable securities laws), in the name of Subscriber (or its nominee in accordance with its delivery instructions) and evidence from the Company’s transfer agent of the issuance to Subscriber of the Subscribed Shares on and as of the Closing Date. In the event that the consummation of the Transaction does not occur within two (2) Business Days after the anticipated Closing Date specified in the Closing Notice, unless otherwise agreed to in writing by the Company and the Subscriber, the Company shall promptly (but in no event later than three (3) Business Days after the anticipated Closing Date specified in the Closing Notice) return the funds so delivered by Subscriber to the Company by wire transfer in immediately available funds to the account specified by Subscriber, and any book entries shall be deemed cancelled. Notwithstanding such return or cancellation (x) a failure to close on the anticipated Closing Date shall not, by itself, be deemed to be a failure of any of the conditions to Closing set forth in this Section 2 to be satisfied or waived on or prior to the Closing Date, and (y) unless and until this Subscription Agreement is terminated in accordance with Section 6 herein, Subscriber shall remain obligated (A) to redeliver funds to the Company following the Company’s delivery to Subscriber of a new Closing Notice in accordance with this Section 2 and (B) to consummate the Closing upon satisfaction of the conditions set forth in this Section 2. For the purposes of this Subscription Agreement, “Business Day” means any day other than a Saturday or Sunday, or any other day on which banks located in New York, New York are required or authorized by law to be closed for business.

 

c. The Closing shall be subject to the satisfaction or waiver in writing by the Company, on the one hand, or the Subscriber, on the other, of the conditions that, on the Closing Date:

 

(i) no suspension of the qualification of the Common Stock for sale or trading on the New York Stock Exchange (the “NYSE”), or, to the Company’s knowledge, initiation or threatening of any proceedings for any of such purposes, shall have occurred, and the Subscribed Shares shall have been approved for listing on the NYSE, subject to official notice of issuance;

 

(ii) (i) all conditions precedent to the closing of the Transaction set forth in the Business Combination Agreement, including all necessary approvals of the Company’s stockholders and regulatory approvals, if any, shall have been satisfied (as determined by the parties to the Business Combination Agreement) or waived in writing by the person with the authority to make such waiver (other than those conditions which, by their nature, are to be satisfied at the closing of the Transaction pursuant to the Business Combination Agreement), and the closing of the Transaction shall be scheduled to occur on the Closing Date; and

 

(iii) no governmental authority shall have enacted, issued, promulgated, enforced or entered any judgment, order, law, rule or regulation (whether temporary, preliminary or permanent) which is then in effect and has the effect of making consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby illegal or otherwise restraining, prohibiting or enjoining consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby; and no such governmental authority shall have instituted or threatened in writing a proceeding seeking to impose any such restraint or prohibition.

 

d. The obligation of the Company to consummate the Closing shall be subject to the satisfaction or waiver in writing by the Company of the additional conditions that, on the Closing Date:

 

(i) all representations and warranties of Subscriber contained in this Subscription Agreement are true and correct in all material respects (other than representations and warranties that are qualified as to materiality, which representations and warranties shall be true in all respects) at and as of the Closing Date; and

 

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(ii) Subscriber shall have performed, satisfied and complied in all material respects with all covenants, agreements and conditions required by this Subscription Agreement to be performed, satisfied or complied with by it at or prior to the Closing.

 

e. The obligation of Subscriber to consummate the Closing shall be subject to the satisfaction or waiver in writing by Subscriber of the additional conditions that, on the Closing Date:

 

(i) all representations and warranties of the Company contained in this Subscription Agreement are true and correct in all material respects (other than representations and warranties that are qualified as to materiality or Company Material Adverse Effect (as defined below), which representations and warranties shall be true in all respects) at and as of the Closing Date;

 

(ii) the Company shall have performed, satisfied and complied in all material respects with all covenants, agreements and conditions required by this Subscription Agreement to be performed, satisfied or complied with by it at or prior to the Closing;

 

(iii) there shall have been no amendment, waiver or modification to the Business Combination Agreement that would reasonably be expected to materially and adversely affect the economic benefits that Subscriber would reasonably expect to receive under this Subscription Agreement without having received Subscriber’s prior written consent; and

 

(iv) the Company shall not have entered into any Other Subscription Agreement with a lower purchase price per share of Common Stock or other terms more favorable to such Other Subscriber or investor than as set forth in this Subscription Agreement and there shall have been no amendment, waiver or modification to any such Other Subscription Agreement that materially benefits such Other Subscriber thereunder unless the Subscriber has been offered the same benefits.

 

f. Prior to or at the Closing, Subscriber shall deliver all such other information as is reasonably requested in order for the Company to issue the Subscribed Shares to Subscriber, including, without limitation, the legal name of the person in whose name the Subscribed Shares are to be issued (or the Subscriber’s nominee in accordance with its delivery instructions) and a duly completed and executed Internal Revenue Service Form W-9 or appropriate form W-8.

 

3. Company Representations and Warranties. For purposes of this Section 3, the term “Company” shall refer to the Company as of the date hereof and, for purposes of only the representations contained in subsections (f), (i), (k) and (o) of this Section 3, in each case, to the extent such representations and warranties are made as of the Closing Date, the combined company after giving effect to the Transaction as of the Closing Date. The Company represents and warrants to Subscriber that:

 

a. The Company (i) is duly organized and is validly existing and in good standing under the laws of the State of Delaware, (ii) has the requisite power and authority to own, lease and operate its properties, to carry on its business as it is now being conducted and to enter into and perform its obligations under this Subscription Agreement, and (iii) is duly licensed or qualified to conduct its business and, if applicable, is in good standing under the laws of each jurisdiction (other than its jurisdiction of incorporation) in which the conduct of its business or the ownership of its properties or assets requires such license or qualification, except, with respect to the foregoing clause (iii), where the failure to be in good standing would not reasonably be expected to have a Company Material Adverse Effect. For purposes of this Subscription Agreement, a “Company Material Adverse Effect” means any event, circumstance, change, development, effect or occurrence (collectively “Effect”) that, individually or in the aggregate with all other Effects, (a) is or would reasonably be expected to be materially adverse to the business, financial condition or results of operations of the Company; or (b) would prevent, materially delay or materially impede the performance by the Company or Merger Sub of their respective obligations under this Subscription Agreement or the consummation of the Transaction; provided, however, that none of the following shall be deemed to constitute, alone or in combination, or be taken into account in the determination of whether, there has been or will be a Company Material Adverse Effect: (i) any change or proposed change in or change in the interpretation of any statute, law, ordinance, regulation, rule, code, executive order, injunction, judgment, decree or other order, in each case, of any governmental authority, or United States generally accepted accounting principles after the date of this Subscription Agreement; (ii) any change or proposed changes in or change in the interpretation in accounting or reporting principles, requirements or the Staff Statement on Accounting and Reporting Considerations for Warrants Issued by Special Purpose Acquisition Companies on April 12, 2021 issued by the staff of the Division of Corporation Finance (the “SEC Warrant Statement”); (iii) events or conditions generally affecting the industries or geographic areas in which the Company operates; (iv) any downturn in general economic conditions, including changes in the credit, debt, securities, financial or capital markets (including changes in interest or exchange rates, prices of any security or market index or commodity or any disruption of such markets); (v) acts of war, sabotage, civil unrest or terrorism, or any escalation or worsening of any such acts of war, sabotage, civil unrest or terrorism, or changes in global, national, regional, state or local political or social conditions; (vi) any hurricane, tornado, flood, earthquake, natural disaster, or other acts of God, (vii) any actions taken or not taken by the Company as required by this Subscription Agreement or any Other Subscription Agreement, (viii) any Effect attributable to the announcement or execution, pendency, negotiation or consummation of the Transaction, or (ix) any actions taken, or failures to take action, or such other changes or events, in each case, which the Subscriber has requested or to which it has consented or which actions are contemplated by this Subscription Agreement, except in the cases of clauses (i) through (iv), to the extent that the Company is disproportionately affected thereby as compared with other participants in the industry in which the Company operates.

 

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b. The Subscribed Shares have been duly authorized and, when issued and delivered to Subscriber against full payment therefor in accordance with the terms of this Subscription Agreement, will be validly issued, fully paid and non-assessable, and will not have been issued in violation of any preemptive rights created under the Company’s organizational documents or the laws of the State of Delaware.

 

c. The Subscribed Shares are not, and following the Closing, will not be, subject to any Transfer Restriction. The term “Transfer Restriction” means any condition to or restriction on the ability of the undersigned or any other holder of the Subscribed Shares to pledge, sell, assign or otherwise transfer the Subscribed Shares under any organizational document, policy or agreement of, by or with the Company, but excluding the restrictions on transfer described in Section 4(e) of this Subscription Agreement with respect to the status of the Subscribed Shares as “restricted securities” pending their registration for resale under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”) in accordance with the terms of this Subscription Agreement.

 

d. This Subscription Agreement has been, and the Business Combination Agreement will be, duly authorized, executed and delivered by the Company, and assuming the due authorization, execution and delivery of the same by the other parties thereto, shall constitute the valid and legally binding obligation of the Company, enforceable against the Company in accordance with their terms, except as such enforceability may be limited by bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, moratorium and similar laws affecting creditors generally and by the availability of equitable remedies.

 

e. The execution, delivery and performance of this Subscription Agreement, the issuance and sale of the Subscribed Shares and the compliance by the Company with all of the provisions of this Subscription Agreement and the consummation of the transactions contemplated herein will not conflict with or result in a breach or violation of any of the terms or provisions of, or constitute a default under, or result in the creation or imposition of any lien, charge or encumbrance upon any of the property or assets of the Company pursuant to the terms of (i) any indenture, mortgage, deed of trust, loan agreement, lease, license or other agreement or instrument to which the Company is a party or by which the Company is bound or to which any of the property or assets of the Company is subject; (ii) the organizational documents of the Company; or (iii) any statute or any judgment, order, rule or regulation of any court or governmental agency or body, domestic or foreign, having jurisdiction over the Company or any of its properties that, in the case of clauses (i) and (iii), would reasonably be expected to have a Company Material Adverse Effect.

 

f. Assuming the accuracy of the representations and warranties of the Subscriber set forth in Section 4 of this Subscription Agreement, the Company is not required to obtain any consent, waiver, authorization or order of, give any notice to, or make any filing or registration with, any court or other federal, state, local or other governmental authority, self-regulatory organization (including the NYSE or other person in connection with the execution, delivery and performance of this Subscription Agreement (including, without limitation, the issuance of the Subscribed Shares), other than (i) filings required by applicable state securities laws, (ii) the filing of the Registration Statement pursuant to Section 5 below, (iii) the filing of a Notice of Exempt Offering of Securities on Form D with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) under Regulation D of the Securities Act, if applicable, (iv) those required by the NYSE, including with respect to obtaining stockholder approval, (v) those required to consummate the Transaction as provided under each Business Combination Agreement, (vi) the filing of notification under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, if applicable, and (vii) the failure of which to obtain would not be reasonably likely to have a Company Material Adverse Effect.

 

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g. As of their respective dates, all reports required to be filed by the Company with the Commission (the “SEC Reports”) complied in all material respects with the requirements of the Securities Act and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), and the rules and regulations of the Commission promulgated thereunder, and none of the SEC Reports, when filed, contained any untrue statement of a material fact or omitted to state a material fact required to be stated therein or necessary in order to make the statements therein, in the light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading, except as otherwise set forth in this Section 3(g). Except as otherwise set forth in this Section 3(g), the financial statements of the Company included in the SEC Reports comply in all material respects with applicable accounting requirements and the rules and regulations of the Commission with respect thereto as in effect at the time of filing and fairly present in all material respects the financial position of the Company as of and for the dates thereof and the results of operations and cash flows for the periods then ended, subject, in the case of unaudited statements, to normal, year-end audit adjustments. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary set forth in this Section 3(g), no representation or warranty is made by the Company as to changes in accounting arising in connection with any required revision or restatement of the Company’s historical financial statements, or as to any deficiencies in disclosure (including with respect to financial statement presentation, internal controls over financial reporting or other accounting procedures and disclosure controls) arising from the treatment of such warrants as liabilities or other required changes in the Company’s historical financial statements and Company SEC Reports in accordance with, or related to, the SEC Warrant Statement. There are no outstanding or unresolved comments in comment letters received by the Company from the Commission with respect to any SEC Report.

 

h. As of the date hereof and as of immediately prior to the Closing, the authorized share capital of the Company consists of (i) 320,000,000 shares of common stock, par value $0.0001 per share, of which (i) 300,000,000 shares are designated as Class A common stock (the “Class A Common”), and 20,000,000 shares are designated Class B common stock (the “Class B Common”), and (ii) 1,000,000 shares of preferred stock, par value $0.0001 per share (“Preferred Shares”). As of the Closing Date (and immediately after the consummation of the Transaction), the authorized share capital of the Company will consist of 500,000,000 shares of Common Stock and 10,000,000 Preferred Shares. As of the date hereof and as of immediately prior to the Closing: (i) 25,000,000 shares of Class A Common, 8,566,667 shares of Class B Common and no Preferred Shares were issued and outstanding; and (ii) 8,566,667 warrants, each exercisable to purchase a whole share of Common Stock at $11.50 per full share (the “Warrants”), were issued and outstanding. As of the date hereof, the Company had no outstanding long-term indebtedness (other than fees payable under the business combination marketing agreement entered into in connection with its initial public offering) and will not have any long-term indebtedness immediately prior to the Closing. No Warrants are exercisable on or prior to the Closing. All (i) issued and outstanding Common Stock has been duly authorized and validly issued, is fully paid and non-assessable and is not subject to preemptive rights, and (ii) issued and outstanding Warrants constitute legal, valid and binding obligations of the Company, enforceable against the Company in accordance with their terms. As of the date hereof, except as set forth above and pursuant to the Other Subscription Agreements, and the Business Combination Agreement, there are no outstanding options, warrants or other rights to subscribe for, purchase or acquire from the Company any Common Stock or other equity interests in the Company (collectively, “Equity Interests”) or securities convertible into or exchangeable or exercisable for Equity Interests. Other than Merger Sub, the Company has no subsidiaries and does not own, directly or indirectly, interests or investments (whether equity or debt) in any person, whether incorporated or unincorporated. There are no stockholder agreements, voting trusts or other agreements or understandings to which the Company is a party or by which it is bound relating to the voting, transfer or registration of any Equity Interests, other than (A) the letter agreements entered into by the Company in connection with the Company’s initial public offering on March 16, 2021 pursuant to which the Company’s sponsor and the Company’s executive officers and independent directors agreed to vote in favor of any proposed Business Combination (as defined therein), which includes the Transaction, (B) the Registration Rights Agreement, dated March 16, 2021, by and between the Company and the Company’s sponsor and (C) as contemplated by the Business Combination Agreement. Except as set forth in the Company’s organizational documents, there are no securities or instruments issued by or to which the Company is a party containing anti-dilution or similar provisions that will be triggered by the issuance of (i) the Subscribed Shares, or (ii) the shares to be issued pursuant to any Other Subscription Agreement.

 

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i. Except for such matters as would not reasonably be expected to have a Company Material Adverse Effect or have a material adverse effect on the Company’s ability to consummate the transactions contemplated hereby, including the issuance and sale of the Subscribed Shares, as of the date hereof, there is no (i) suit, action, proceeding or arbitration before a governmental authority or arbitrator pending, or, to the knowledge of the Company, threatened in writing against the Company or (ii) judgment, decree, injunction, ruling or order of any governmental authority or arbitrator outstanding against the Company.

 

j. The issued and outstanding shares of Common Stock are registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act, and are listed for trading on the NYSE under the symbol “ATHN” (it being understood that the trading symbol will be changed in connection with the Transaction). There is no suit, action, proceeding or investigation pending or, to the knowledge of the Company, threatened against the Company by the NYSE or the Commission with respect to any intention by such entity to deregister the shares of Common Stock or prohibit or terminate the listing of the shares of Common Stock on the NYSE. The Company has taken no action that is designed to terminate the registration of the shares of Common Stock under the Exchange Act.

 

k. Assuming the accuracy of Subscriber’s representations and warranties set forth in Section 4 of this Subscription Agreement, no registration under the Securities Act is required for the offer and sale of the Subscribed Shares by the Company to Subscriber.

 

l. Neither the Company nor any person acting on its behalf has engaged or will engage in any form of general solicitation or general advertising (within the meaning of Regulation D) in connection with any offer or sale of the Subscribed Shares.

 

m. No “bad actor” disqualifying event described in Rule 506(d)(1)(i)-(viii) of the Securities Act (a “Disqualification Event”) is applicable to the Company, except for a Disqualification Event as to which Rule 506(d)(2)(ii–iv) or (d)(3) is applicable.

 

n. Except for Cohen & Company Capital Markets (the “Placement Agent”), no broker or finder is entitled to any brokerage or finder’s fee or commission from the Company solely in connection with the sale of the Subscribed Shares to Subscriber.

 

o. Except for such matters as have not had a Company Material Adverse Effect, the Company is, and has been since its inception, in compliance with all state and federal laws applicable to the conduct of its business. The Company has not received any written, or to its knowledge, other communication from a governmental entity that alleges that the Company is not in compliance with or is in default or violation of any applicable law, except where such non-compliance, default or violation would not be reasonably likely to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Company Material Adverse Effect.

 

p. The Company has not in the past nor will it hereafter take any action to sell, offer for sale or solicit offers to buy any securities of the Company that could result in the initial sale of the Subscribed Shares not being exempt from the registration requirements of Section 5 of the Securities Act.

 

q. The Company is not, and immediately after receipt of payment for the Subscribed Shares will not be, an “investment company” within the meaning of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended.

 

r. Other than the Other Subscription Agreements, the Business Combination Agreement and the transaction agreements contemplated thereby, or as disclosed in the Company’s SEC Reports, the Company has not entered into any side letter or similar agreement with any Other Subscriber or other investor in connection with such Other Subscriber’s or other investor’s direct or indirect investment in the Company. No Other Subscription Agreement includes terms and conditions that are more favorable to the Other Subscriber thereunder than the Subscriber hereunder, other than terms particular to the regulatory requirements of such Other Subscriber or its affiliates or related funds that are mutual funds or are otherwise subject to regulations related to the timing of funding and the issuance of the related Subscribed Shares.

 

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4. Subscriber Representations and Warranties. Subscriber represents and warrants to the Company and the Placement Agent that:

 

a. Subscriber (i) is duly organized, validly existing and in good standing under the laws of its jurisdiction of incorporation or formation, as applicable, and (ii) has the requisite power and authority to enter into and perform its obligations under this Subscription Agreement.

 

b. This Subscription Agreement has been duly executed and delivered by Subscriber, and assuming the due authorization, execution and delivery of the same by the Company, this Subscription Agreement shall constitute the valid and legally binding obligation of Subscriber, enforceable against Subscriber in accordance with its terms, except as such enforceability may be limited by bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, moratorium and similar laws affecting creditors generally and by the availability of equitable remedies.

 

c. The execution and delivery of this Subscription Agreement, the purchase of the Subscribed Shares and the compliance by Subscriber with all of the provisions of this Subscription Agreement and the consummation of the transactions contemplated herein will not conflict with or result in a breach or violation of any of the terms or provisions of, or constitute a default under, or result in the creation or imposition of any lien, charge or encumbrance upon any of the property or assets of Subscriber pursuant to the terms of (i) any material indenture, mortgage, deed of trust, loan agreement, lease, license or other agreement or instrument to which Subscriber is a party or by which Subscriber is bound or to which any of the property or assets of Subscriber is subject; (ii) the organizational documents of Subscriber; or (iii) any statute or any judgment, order, rule or regulation of any court or governmental agency or body, domestic or foreign, having jurisdiction over Subscriber or any of its properties that, in the case of clauses (i) and (iii), would reasonably be expected to have a material adverse effect on Subscriber’s ability to consummate the transactions contemplated hereby, including the purchase of the Subscribed Shares.

 

d. Subscriber (i) is a “qualified institutional buyer” (as defined in Rule 144A under the Securities Act) or an “accredited investor” (within the meaning of Rule 501(a)(1), (2), (3) or (7) under the Securities Act), in each case, satisfying the applicable requirements set forth on Annex A, (ii) is acquiring the Subscribed Shares only for its own account and not for the account of others, or if Subscriber is subscribing for the Subscribed Shares as a fiduciary or agent for one or more investor accounts, each owner of such account is a “qualified institutional buyer” (as defined in Rule 144A under the Securities Act) or an “accredited investor” (within the meaning of Rule 501(a)(1), (2), (3) or (7) under the Securities Act) and Subscriber has full investment discretion with respect to each such account, and the full power and authority to make the acknowledgements, representations and agreements herein on behalf of each owner of each such account, and (iii) is not acquiring the Subscribed Shares with a view to, or for offer or sale in connection with, any distribution thereof in violation of the Securities Act (and has provided the Company with the requested information on Annex A following the signature page hereto). Subscriber is not an entity formed for the specific purpose of acquiring the Subscribed Shares.

 

e. Subscriber understands that the Subscribed Shares are being offered in a transaction not involving any public offering within the meaning of the Securities Act and that the Subscribed Shares have not been registered under the Securities Act. Subscriber understands that the Subscribed Shares may not be offered, resold, transferred, pledged or otherwise disposed of by Subscriber absent an effective registration statement under the Securities Act, except (i) to the Company or a subsidiary thereof, (ii) pursuant to a stock lending program, or (iii) pursuant to an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act, and, in each of cases (i) and (ii), in accordance with any applicable securities laws of the applicable states and other jurisdictions of the United States, and that any book-entry position or certificates representing the Subscribed Shares shall contain a legend to such effect. As a result of these transfer restrictions, Subscriber understands that Subscriber may not be able to readily resell the Subscribed Shares and may be required to bear the financial risk of an investment in the Subscribed Shares for an indefinite period of time. Subscriber acknowledges and agrees that the Subscribed Shares will not be eligible for offer, resale or disposition pursuant to Rule 144 promulgated under the Securities Act until at least one year from the Closing Date. Subscriber understands that it has been advised to consult legal counsel prior to making any offer, resale, pledge or transfer of any of the Subscribed Shares. Subscriber acknowledges and agrees that it does not currently have, and it will not before Closing enter into, any binding commitment to transfer any of the Subscribed Shares.

 

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Each book entry for the Subscribed Shares shall contain a notation, and each certificate (if any) evidencing the Subscribed Shares shall be stamped or otherwise imprinted with a legend, in substantially the following form:

 

THE SECURITIES REPRESENTED HEREBY HAVE NOT BEEN REGISTERED UNDER THE UNITED STATES SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED, OR THE SECURITIES LAWS OF ANY STATE OR OTHER JURISDICTION, AND MAY NOT BE OFFERED OR TRANSFERRED BY SALE, ASSIGNMENT, PLEDGE OR OTHERWISE UNLESS (I) A REGISTRATION STATEMENT FOR THESE SECURITIES UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT AND APPLICABLE STATE SECURITIES LAWS IS IN EFFECT OR (II) THE COMPANY HAS RECEIVED AN OPINION OF COUNSEL SATISFACTORY TO THE COMPANY TO THE EFFECT THAT SUCH REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED.

 

f. Subscriber and its investment advisor, as applicable, agrees that Subscriber is purchasing the Subscribed Shares directly from the Company. Subscriber further acknowledges that there have not been, and Subscriber hereby agrees that it is not relying on, any representations, warranties, covenants or agreements made to Subscriber by the Company, any other party to the Transaction or any other person or entity (including the Placement Agent, and after the Closing, Heliogen), expressly or by implication, other than those representations, warranties, covenants and agreements of the Company set forth in this Subscription Agreement, and Subscriber is not relying on any representations, warranties or covenants other than those expressly set forth herein. Subscriber acknowledges that certain information provided by the Company was based on projections, and such projections were prepared based on assumptions and estimates that are inherently uncertain and are subject to a wide variety of significant business, economic and competitive risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the projections.

 

g. In making its decision to purchase the Subscribed Shares, Subscriber or its investment advisor, as applicable, has relied solely upon independent investigation made by Subscriber. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Subscriber or its investment advisor, as applicable, has not relied on any statements or other information provided by anyone other than the Company concerning the Company or the Subscribed Shares or the offer and sale of the Subscribed Shares. Subscriber or its investment advisor, as applicable, acknowledges and agrees that Subscriber has received access to, and has had an adequate opportunity to review, such information as Subscriber deems necessary in order to make an investment decision with respect to the Subscribed Shares. Subscriber or its investment advisor, as applicable, acknowledges and agrees that neither the Placement Agent nor any affiliate of the Placement Agent, has provided Subscriber or its investment advisor, as applicable, with any advice with respect to the Subscribed Shares nor is such information or advice necessary or desired. Neither the Placement Agent nor any affiliate of the Placement Agent and, except for the representations and warranties contained in this Subscription Agreement, none of the Company, Heliogen or any of their respective affiliates, has made or makes any representation as to the Company, Heliogen or the quality or value of the Subscribed Shares and any non-public information with respect to the Company or Heliogen which any such parties may have acquired need not be provided to Subscriber or its investment advisor, as applicable. However, neither any inquiries, nor any due diligence investigation conducted by Subscriber or any of Subscriber’s professional advisors nor anything else contained herein, shall modify, limit or otherwise affect Subscriber’s right to rely on the Company’s representations, warranties, covenants and agreements contained in this Subscription Agreement. In connection with the issuance of the Subscribed Shares to Subscriber, none of the Placement Agent, any affiliate of the Placement Agent, or the Company, Heliogen or any of their respective affiliates has acted as a financial advisor or fiduciary to Subscriber. The Subscriber agrees that the Placement Agent shall not be liable to any Subscriber for any action heretofore or hereafter taken or omitted to be taken by any of them in connection with the Subscriber’s purchase of the Subscribed Shares.

 

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h. Subscriber or its investment advisor, as applicable, became aware of this offering of the Subscribed Shares solely by means of direct contact between Subscriber and the Company or by means of contact from the Placement Agent, Heliogen and/or their respective advisors (including, without limitation, attorneys, accountants, bankers, consultants and financial advisors), agents, control persons, representatives, affiliates, directors, officers, managers, members, and/or employees, and/or the representatives of such persons (such parties referred to collectively as “Representatives”). The Subscribed Shares were offered to Subscriber solely by direct contact between Subscriber and the Company, the Placement Agent, Heliogen and/or their respective Representatives. Subscriber acknowledges that it is not relying upon, and has not relied upon, any statement, representation or warranty made by any person or entity (including, without limitation, the Company, Heliogen and/or their respective Representatives), other than the representations and warranties contained in this Subscription Agreement, in making its investment or decision to invest in the Company. Subscriber did not become aware of this offering of the Subscribed Shares, nor were the Subscribed Shares offered to Subscriber, by any other means, and none of the Company, the Placement Agent, Heliogen or their respective Representatives acted as investment advisor, broker or dealer to Subscriber. Subscriber acknowledges that the Company represents and warrants that the Subscribed Shares (i) were not offered by any form of general solicitation or general advertising and (ii) are not being offered in a manner involving a public offering under, or in a distribution in violation of, the Securities Act, or any state securities laws.

 

i. Subscriber or its investment advisor, as applicable, acknowledges that it is aware that there are substantial risks incident to the purchase and ownership of the Subscribed Shares. Subscriber or its investment advisor, as applicable, has such knowledge and experience in financial and business matters as to be capable of evaluating the merits and risks of an investment in the Subscribed Shares, and Subscriber or its investment advisor, as applicable, has had an opportunity to seek, and has sought, such accounting, legal, business and tax advice as Subscriber has considered necessary to make an informed investment decision. Subscriber or its investment advisor, as applicable, acknowledges that it is a sophisticated investor, experienced in investing in private equity transaction and capable of evaluating investment risks independently, both in general and with regard to all transactions and investment strategies involving a security or securities.

 

j. Alone, or together with any professional advisor(s), Subscriber represents and acknowledges that Subscriber has adequately analyzed and fully considered the risks of an investment in the Subscribed Shares and determined that the Subscribed Shares are a suitable investment for Subscriber and that Subscriber is able at this time and in the foreseeable future to bear the economic risk of a total loss of Subscriber’s investment in the Company. Subscriber acknowledges specifically that a possibility of total loss exists.

 

k. Subscriber understands that no federal or state agency has passed upon or endorsed the merits of the offering of the Subscribed Shares or made any findings or determination as to the fairness of this investment.

 

l. Subscriber is not (i) a person or entity named on the List of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons administered by the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) or in any Executive Order issued by the President of the United States and administered by OFAC, or a person or entity prohibited by any OFAC sanctions program, or a person or entity whose property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction are otherwise blocked under any U.S. laws, Executive Orders or regulations, (ii) a person or entity listed on the Sectoral Sanctions Identifications (“SSI”) List maintained by OFAC or otherwise determined by OFAC to be subject to one or more of the Directives issued under Executive Order 13662 of March 20, 2014, or on any other of the OFAC Consolidated Sanctions Lists, (iii) an entity owned, directly or indirectly, individually or in the aggregate, 50 percent or more by one or more persons described in subsections (i) or (ii), (iv) a person or entity named on the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) Denied Persons List, Entity List, or Unverified List (“BIS Lists”) (collectively with (i) through (iv), a “Restricted Person”) or (v) a non-U.S. shell bank or providing banking services indirectly to a non-U.S. shell bank. Subscriber agrees to provide law enforcement agencies, if requested thereby, such records as required by applicable law, provided that Subscriber is permitted to do so under applicable law. Subscriber represents that if it is a financial institution subject to the Bank Secrecy Act (31 U.S.C. Section 5311 et seq.), as amended by the USA PATRIOT Act of 2001 and its implementing regulations (collectively, the “BSA/PATRIOT Act”), that Subscriber maintains policies and procedures reasonably designed to comply with applicable obligations under the BSA/PATRIOT Act. Subscriber also represents that, to the extent required, it maintains policies and procedures reasonably designed for the screening of its investors against the OFAC and BIS sanctions programs, including for Restricted Persons, and otherwise to ensure compliance with all applicable sanctions and embargo laws, statutes, and regulations. Subscriber further represents and warrants that, to the extent required, it maintains policies and procedures reasonably designed to ensure that the funds held by Subscriber and used to purchase the Subscribed Shares were legally derived.

 

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m. RESERVED.

 

n. If Subscriber is an employee benefit plan that is subject to Title I of ERISA, a plan, an individual retirement account or other arrangement that is subject to Section 4975 of the Code or an employee benefit plan that is a governmental plan (as defined in Section 3(32) of ERISA), a church plan (as defined in Section 3(33) of ERISA), a non-U.S. plan (as described in Section 4(b)(4) of ERISA) or other plan that is not subject to the foregoing but may be subject to provisions under any other federal, state, local, non-U.S. or other laws or regulations that are similar to such provisions of ERISA or the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, or an entity whose underlying assets are considered to include “plan assets” of any such plan, account or arrangement (each, a “Plan”) subject to the fiduciary or prohibited transaction provisions of ERISA or Section 4975 of the Code, the Subscriber represents and warrants that neither the Company, nor any of its respective affiliates (the “Transaction Parties”) has acted as the Plan’s fiduciary, or has been relied on for advice, with respect to its decision to acquire and hold the Subscribed Shares, and none of the Transaction Parties shall at any time be relied upon as the Plan’s fiduciary with respect to any decision to acquire, continue to hold or transfer the Subscribed Shares.

 

o. Subscriber at the Closing will have sufficient funds to pay the Purchase Price pursuant to Section 2(b) of this Subscription Agreement.

 

p. Except as set forth in this Subscription Agreement, the Placement Agent has made no independent investigation with respect to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of any information supplied to the Subscriber by the Company or Heliogen.

 

q. No foreign person (as defined in 31 C.F.R. Part 800.224) in which the national or subnational governments of a single foreign state have a substantial interest (as defined in 31 C.F.R. Part 800.244) will acquire a substantial interest in the Company as a result of the purchase and sale of securities hereunder such that a declaration to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States would be mandatory under 31 C.F.R. Part 800.401, and no foreign person will have control (as defined in 31 C.F.R. Part 800.208) over the Company from and after the Closing as a result of the purchase and sale of the Subscribed Shares hereunder.

 

r. Except for the representations and warranties contained in this Section 4, Subscriber makes no express or implied representation or warranty, and Subscriber hereby disclaims any such representation or warranty with respect to the execution and delivery of this Agreement and the consummation of the transactions contemplated herein.

 

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5. Registration of Subscribed Shares.

 

a. The Company agrees that, within thirty (30) calendar days following the Closing Date (the “Filing Deadline”), the Company will file with the Commission (at the Company’s sole cost and expense) a registration statement registering the resale of the Subscribed Shares (the “Registration Statement”), and the Company shall use its commercially reasonable efforts to have the Registration Statement declared effective as soon as practicable after the filing thereof, but in any event no later than sixty (60) calendar days after the Closing Date (the “Effectiveness Deadline”); provided, that the Effectiveness Deadline shall be extended to ninety (90) calendar days after the Closing Date if the Registration Statement is reviewed by, and comments thereto are provided from, the Commission; provided, further that the Company shall have the Registration Statement declared effective within five (5) Business Days after the date the Company is notified (orally or in writing, whichever is earlier) by the staff of the Commission that the Registration Statement will not be “reviewed” or will not be subject to further review and that if the Effectiveness Deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday or other day that the Commission is closed for business, the Effectiveness Deadline shall be extended to the next Business Day on which the Commission is open for business. Without limiting the foregoing, the Company’s obligations to include the Subscribed Shares in the Registration Statement are contingent upon the undersigned furnishing in writing to the Company such information regarding the undersigned, the securities of the Company held by the undersigned and the intended method of disposition of the Subscribed Shares as shall be reasonably requested by the Company to effect the registration of the Subscribed Shares, and shall execute such documents in connection with such registration as the Company may reasonably request that are customary of a selling stockholder in similar situations; provided that Subscriber shall not in connection with the foregoing be required to execute any lock-up or similar agreement or otherwise be subject to any contractual restriction on the ability to transfer the Subscribed Shares. Unless required under applicable laws and Commission rules, in no event shall the Subscriber be identified as a statutory underwriter in the Registration Statement; provided that if the Subscriber is required to be so identified as a statutory underwriter in the Registration Statement, the Subscriber will have an opportunity to withdraw its Subscribed Shares from the Registration Statement. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if the Commission prevents the Company from including any or all of the shares of Common Stock proposed to be registered under the Registration Statement due to limitations on the use of Rule 415 of the Securities Act for the resale of shares of Common Stock by the applicable stockholders or otherwise, such Registration Statement shall register for resale such number of the shares that is equal to the maximum number of the shares as is permitted by the Commission. In such event, the number of shares to be registered for each selling stockholder named in the Registration Statement shall be reduced pro rata among all such selling stockholders and as promptly as practicable after being permitted to register additional shares under Rule 415 under the Securities Act, the Company shall amend the Registration Statement or file a new Registration Statement to register such additional shares and cause such amendment or Registration Statement to become effective as promptly as practicable. The Company will use its commercially reasonable efforts to maintain the continuous effectiveness of the Registration Statement, and to supplement and amend the Registration Statement to the extent necessary to ensure that such Registration Statement is available or, if not available, that another registration statement is available for the resale of the Subscribed Shares, until the earliest of (i) the date on which all of the Subscribed Shares may be resold without volume or manner of sale limitations pursuant to Rule 144 promulgated under the Securities Act and, so long as Subscriber is not an “affiliate” of the Company, without the requirement that the Company be in compliance with the current public information required under Rule 144(c)(1) (or Rule 144(i)(2), if applicable), (ii) the date on which all of the Subscribed Shares have actually been sold pursuant to Rule 144 or another exemption from registration or pursuant to the Registration Statement and (iii) the date which is three years after the Closing. For purposes of clarification, any failure by the Company to file the Registration Statement by the Filing Deadline or to effect such Registration Statement by the Effectiveness Deadline shall not otherwise relieve the Company of its obligations to file or effect the Registration Statement set forth in this Section 5.

 

b. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Subscription Agreement, the Company shall be entitled to delay or postpone the effectiveness of the Registration Statement, and from time to time to require any Subscriber not to sell under the Registration Statement or to suspend the effectiveness thereof, if the negotiation or consummation of a transaction by the Company or its subsidiaries is pending or an event has occurred, which negotiation, consummation or event, the Company’s board of directors reasonably believes, upon the advice of legal counsel, would require additional disclosure by the Company in the Registration Statement of material information that the Company has a bona fide business purpose for keeping confidential and the non-disclosure of which in the Registration Statement would be expected, in the reasonable determination of the Company’s board of directors, upon the advice of legal counsel, to cause the Registration Statement to fail to comply with applicable disclosure requirements (each such circumstance, a “Suspension Event”); provided, however, that the Company may not delay or suspend the Registration Statement on more than two occasions or for more than sixty (60) consecutive calendar days, or more than ninety (90) total calendar days, in each case during any twelve-month period. Upon receipt of any written notice from the Company of the happening of any Suspension Event (which notice shall not contain material non-public information) during the period that the Registration Statement is effective or if as a result of a Suspension Event the Registration Statement or related prospectus contains any untrue statement of a material fact or omits to state any material fact required to be stated therein or necessary to make the statements therein, in light of the circumstances under which they were made (in the case of the prospectus) not misleading, Subscriber agrees that (i) it will immediately discontinue offers and sales of the Subscribed Shares under the Registration Statement (excluding, for the avoidance of doubt, sales conducted pursuant to Rule 144) until such Subscriber receives copies of a supplemental or amended prospectus (which the Company agrees to promptly prepare) that corrects the misstatement(s) or omission(s) referred to above and receives notice that any post-effective amendment has become effective or unless otherwise notified by the Company that it may resume such offers and sales, and (ii) it will maintain the confidentiality of any information included in such written notice delivered by the Company unless otherwise required by law or subpoena. If so directed by the Company, Subscriber will deliver to the Company or, in such Subscriber’s sole discretion destroy, all copies of the prospectus covering the Subscribed Shares in such Subscriber’s possession; provided, however, that this obligation to deliver or destroy all copies of the prospectus covering the Subscribed Shares shall not apply (i) to the extent such Subscriber is required to retain a copy of such prospectus (a) in order to comply with applicable legal, regulatory, self-regulatory or professional requirements or (b) in accordance with a bona fide pre-existing document retention policy or (ii) to copies stored electronically on archival servers as a result of automatic data back-up.

 

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c. In the case of the registration effected by the Company pursuant to his Section 5, the Company shall, upon reasonable request of Subscriber, inform Subscriber as to the status of such registration. At its reasonable expense the Company shall:

 

(i) Advise Subscriber within 2 Business Days:

 

1. when a Registration Statement or any amendment thereto has been filed with the Commission and when such Registration Statement or any post-effective amendment thereto has become effective;

 

2. of any written request by the Commission for amendments or supplements to any Registration Statement or the prospectus included therein or for additional information;

 

3. of the issuance by the Commission of any stop order suspending the effectiveness of any Registration Statement or the initiation of any proceedings for such purpose;

 

4. of the receipt by the Company of any notification with respect to the suspension of the qualification of the Subscribed Shares included therein for sale in any jurisdiction or the initiation or threatening of any proceeding for such purpose; and

 

5. subject to the provisions in this Subscription Agreement, of the occurrence of any event that requires the making of any changes in any Registration Statement or prospectus so that, as of such date, the statements therein are not misleading and do not omit to state a material fact required to be stated therein or necessary to make the statements therein (in the case of a prospectus, in the light of the circumstances under which they were made) not misleading (provided that any such notice pursuant to this Section 5(c)(i)(5) shall solely provide that the use of the Registration Statement or prospectus has been suspended without setting forth the reason for such suspension).

 

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary set forth herein, the Company shall not, when so advising the Subscriber of such events, provide Subscriber with any material, nonpublic information regarding the Company other than to the extent that providing notice to the Subscriber of the occurrence of the events listed in (1) through (5) above constitutes material, nonpublic information regarding the Company;

 

(ii) use commercially reasonable efforts to obtain the withdrawal of any order suspending the effectiveness of any Registration Statement as soon as reasonably practicable;

 

(iii) upon the occurrence of any Suspension Event, except for such times as the Company is permitted hereunder to suspend, and has suspended, the use of a prospectus forming part of a Registration Statement, the Company shall use its commercially reasonable efforts to as soon as reasonably practicable prepare a post-effective amendment to such Registration Statement or a supplement to the related prospectus, or file any other required document so that, as thereafter delivered to purchasers of the Subscribed Shares included therein, such prospectus will not include any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state any material fact necessary to make the statements therein, in the light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading;

 

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(iv) use its commercially reasonable efforts to cause all Subscribed Shares held by Subscriber to be listed on each securities exchange or market, if any, on which the Subscribed Shares have been listed;

 

(v) use its commercially reasonable efforts to take all other steps necessary to effect the registration of the Subscribed Shares contemplated hereby and to enable Subscriber to sell the Subscribed Shares under Rule 144 (when available), including to (x) make and keep public information available, as those terms are understood and defined in Rule 144, (y) file all reports and other materials required to be filed by the Exchange Act so long as the Company remains subject to such requirements and the filing of such reports and other documents is required for the applicable provisions of Rule 144, and (z) furnish to Subscriber, promptly upon request, (A) a written statement by the Company, if true, that it has complied with the reporting requirements of Rule 144, the Securities Act and the Exchange Act, (B) a copy of the most recent annual or quarterly report of the Company and such other reports and documents so filed by the Company, and (C) such other information as may reasonably be requested to enable Subscriber to sell the Subscribed Shares under Rule 144 without registration; and without the requirement that the Company be in compliance with the current public information required under Rule 144(c)(1) (or Rule 144(i)(2), if applicable); and

 

(vi) for as long as the Subscriber holds Subscribed Shares, use its commercially reasonable efforts to cause the Company’s transfer agent to remove any restrictive legend when the Subscribed Shares are sold pursuant to Rule 144 under the Securities Act or the Registration Statement within two (2) Business Days of request by the Subscriber. In connection therewith, (A) Subscriber shall provide customary representation letters reasonably acceptable to the Company and the Company’s transfer agent, (B) if required by the Company’s transfer agent, the Company will promptly cause an opinion of counsel to be delivered to its transfer agent, together with any other authorizations, certificates and directions reasonably requested by the Company in order to render such opinion and/or required by the transfer agent that authorize and direct the transfer agent to issue such Subscribed Shares without any such legend and (C) the Company shall be responsible for the fees of its transfer agent, legal counsel and any DTC fees associated with such issuance.

 

d. If the total number of shares of Common Stock that the Subscriber and any other person(s) intend to include in an underwritten offering exceeds the number of shares of Common Stock that can be sold in an underwritten offering without being likely to have an adverse effect on the price, timing or distribution of shares of the Common Stock offered or the market for the shares of Common Stock, then the shares of Common Stock to be included in such offering shall include the number of shares of Common Stock that the managing underwriter of the offering advises the Company can be sold without having such adverse effect, with such number to be allocated (i) first, to the Company or other party or parties initiating such registration and (ii) second, to the Subscriber and the other holders of shares of Common Stock with registration rights entitling them to participate in such underwritten offering, allocated among the Subscriber and such other holders pro rata on the basis of the number of shares of Common Stock proposed to be sold by each applicable holder in such underwritten offering (based, for each such participant described in this clause (ii), on the percentage derived by dividing (x) the number of shares of Common Stock proposed to be sold by such participant in such underwritten offering by (y) the aggregate number of shares of Common Stock proposed to be sold by all such participants) or in such manner as they may agree. In such event, the number of shares to be registered for each selling stockholder named in the Registration Statement shall be reduced pro rata among all such selling stockholders and, as promptly as practicable after the managing underwriter of the offering advises the Company additional shares can be sold without being likely to have an adverse effect on the price, timing or distribution of shares of the Common Stock that may be offered or the market for the shares of Common Stock, then and the Company is otherwise permitted to register additional shares, the Company shall amend the Registration Statement or file a new Registration Statement to register such additional shares of Common Stock that were originally proposed to be sold by each applicable holder in such underwritten offering that were not registered and cause such amendment or Registration Statement to become effective as promptly as practicable.

 

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e. The Company shall, notwithstanding any termination of this Subscription Agreement, indemnify, defend and hold harmless Subscriber (to the extent a seller under the Registration Statement), and its officers, directors, investment advisers and agents, and each person who controls such Subscriber (within the meaning of Section 15 of the Securities Act or Section 20 of the Exchange Act) to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, from and against any and all losses, claims, damages, liabilities, costs (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees) and expenses (collectively, “Losses”), that arise out of or are based upon (i) any untrue or alleged untrue statement of a material fact contained in the Registration Statement, any prospectus included in the Registration Statement or any form of prospectus or in any amendment or supplement thereto or in any preliminary prospectus, or arising out of or relating to any omission or alleged omission to state a material fact required to be stated therein or necessary to make the statements therein (in the case of any prospectus or form of prospectus or supplement thereto, in light of the circumstances under which they were made) not misleading, or (ii) any violation or alleged violation by the Company of the Securities Act, Exchange Act or any state securities law or any rule or regulation thereunder, in connection with the performance of its obligations under this Section 5, except to the extent, but only to the extent, that such untrue statements, alleged untrue statements, omissions or alleged omissions are based upon and in conformity with information regarding such Subscriber furnished in writing to the Company by or on behalf of such Subscriber expressly for use therein or such Subscriber has omitted a material fact from such information; provided, however, that the indemnification contained in this Section 5 shall not apply to amounts paid in settlement of any Losses if such settlement is effected by or on behalf of the Subscriber without the consent of the Company (which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld, conditioned or delayed), nor shall the Company be liable for any Losses to the extent they arise out of or are based upon a violation which occurs (A) in connection with any failure of the Subscriber to deliver or cause to be delivered a prospectus made available to the Subscriber by or on behalf of the Company in a timely manner, (B) as a result of offers or sales effected by or on behalf of the Subscriber by means of a freewriting prospectus (as defined in Rule 405) that was not authorized in writing by the Company, or (C) in connection with any offers or sales effected by or on behalf of a Subscriber in violation of Section 5(b) of this Subscription Agreement. The Company shall notify such Subscriber promptly of the institution, threat or assertion of any proceeding arising from or in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Section 5 of which the Company is aware. The indemnity set forth in this Section 5(c) shall remain in full force and effect regardless of any investigation made by or on behalf of an indemnified party and shall survive the transfer of the Subscribed Shares by such Subscriber.

 

f. The Subscriber may deliver written notice (an “Opt-Out Notice”) to the Company requesting that the Subscriber not receive notices from the Company otherwise required by Section 5(e); provided, however, that the Subscriber may later revoke any such Opt-Out Notice in writing. Following receipt of an Opt-Out Notice from the Subscriber (unless subsequently revoked), (i) the Company shall not deliver any such notices to the Subscriber and the Subscriber shall no longer be entitled to the rights associated with any such notice and (ii) each time prior to the Subscriber’s intended use of an effective Registration Statement, the Subscribers will notify the Company in writing at least two (2) Business Days in advance of such intended use, and if a notice of a Suspension Event was previously delivered (or would have been delivered but for the provisions of this Section 8(c)) and the related suspension period remains in effect, the Company will so notify the Subscriber, within one (1) Business Day of the Subscriber’s notification to the Company, by delivering to the Subscriber a copy of such previous notice of Suspension Event, and thereafter will provide the Subscriber with the related notice of the conclusion of such Suspension Event promptly following its availability.

 

g. Subscriber shall, severally and not jointly with any Other Subscriber or any other selling stockholder named in the registration statement, indemnify and hold harmless the Company, its directors, officers, agents and employees, and each person who controls the Company (within the meaning of Section 15 of the Securities Act and Section 20 of the Exchange Act), to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, from and against all Losses, as incurred, arising out of or based upon any untrue or alleged untrue statement of a material fact contained in the Registration Statement, any prospectus included in the Registration Statement, or any form of prospectus, or in any amendment or supplement thereto or in any preliminary prospectus, or arising out of or relating to any omission or alleged omission of a material fact required to be stated therein or necessary to make the statements therein (in the case of any prospectus, or any form of prospectus or supplement thereto, in light of the circumstances under which they were made) not misleading, in any such case to the extent, but only to the extent, that such untrue statements, alleged untrue statements, or omissions or alleged omissions are based upon and in conformity with information regarding such Subscriber furnished in writing to the Company by such Subscriber expressly for use therein; provided, however, that the indemnification contained in this Section 5 shall not apply to amounts paid in settlement of any Losses if such settlement is effected without the consent of such Subscriber (which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld, conditioned or delayed). In no event shall the liability of any Subscriber be greater in amount than the dollar amount of the net proceeds received by such Subscriber upon the sale of the Subscribed Shares giving rise to such indemnification obligation. Subscriber shall notify the Company promptly of the institution, threat or assertion of any proceeding arising from or in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Section 5 of which such Subscriber is aware. Such indemnity shall remain in full force and effect regardless of any investigation made by or on behalf of an indemnified party and shall survive the transfer of the Subscribed Shares by such Subscriber.

 

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6. Termination. This Subscription Agreement shall terminate and be void and of no further force and effect, and all rights and obligations of the parties hereunder shall terminate without any further liability on the part of any party in respect thereof, upon the earlier to occur of (a) such date and time as either Business Combination Agreement is terminated in accordance with its terms, (b) upon the mutual written agreement of the parties to terminate this Subscription Agreement, (c) if, on the Closing Date of the Transaction, any of the conditions to Closing set forth in Section 2 of this Subscription Agreement have not been satisfied as of the time required hereunder to be so satisfied or waived (to the extent a waiver is capable of being issued) by the party entitled to grant such waiver and, as a result thereof, the transactions contemplated by this Subscription Agreement are not consummated, or (d) December 31, 2021; provided, that nothing herein will relieve any party from liability for any willful breach hereof (including, for the avoidance of doubt, a Subscriber’s willful breach of Section 2(c) of this Subscription Agreement with respect to its representations, warranties and covenants as of the date of the Closing) prior to the time of termination, and each party will be entitled to any remedies at law or in equity to recover losses, liabilities or damages arising from such breach. The Company shall notify Subscriber of the termination of either Business Combination Agreement promptly after the termination thereof. For the avoidance of doubt, if any termination hereof occurs after the delivery by the Subscriber of the Purchase Price for the Subscribed Shares, the Company shall promptly (but not later than one (1) Business Day thereafter) return the Purchase Price to the Subscriber without any deduction for or on account of any tax, tax withholding, tax charges, or set-off for taxes.

 

7. Trust Account Waiver. Subscriber hereby acknowledges that the Company has established a trust account (the “Trust Account”) containing the proceeds of its initial public offering (the “IPO”) and from certain private placements occurring simultaneously with the IPO (including interest accrued from time to time thereon) for the benefit of the Company’s public stockholders and certain other parties (including the underwriters of the IPO). For and in consideration of the Company entering into this Subscription Agreement, and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, Subscriber hereby (i) agrees that it does not now and shall not at any time hereafter have any right, title, interest or claim of any kind in or to any assets held in the Trust Account, and shall not bring any action, suit, claim or other proceeding against the Trust Account, regardless of whether such claim arises as a result of, in connection with or relating in any way to this Subscription Agreement, the transactions contemplated hereby, the Subscribed Shares or any other matter, and regardless of whether such claim arises based on contract, tort, equity or any other theory of legal liability (any and all such claims are collectively referred to hereafter as the “Released Claims”), (ii) irrevocably waives any Released Claims that it may have against the Trust Account now or in the future as a result of, or arising out of, any negotiations, contracts or agreements with the Company, and (iii) will not seek recourse against the Trust Account for any reason whatsoever; provided however, that nothing in this Section 7 shall be deemed to limit any Subscriber’s right to distributions from the Trust Account in accordance with the Company’s amended and restated certificate of incorporation in respect of any redemptions by Subscriber of its shares of public Common Stock of the Company acquired by any means other than pursuant to this Subscription Agreement. The Subscriber acknowledges and agrees that it shall not have any redemption rights with respect to the Subscribed Shares pursuant to the Company’s organizational documents in connection with the Transaction or any other business combination, any subsequent liquidation of the Trust Account, the Company or otherwise. In the event Subscriber has any claim against the Company as a result of, or arising out of, this Subscription Agreement, the transactions contemplated hereby or the Subscribed Shares, it shall pursue such claim solely against the Company and its assets outside the Trust Account and not against the Trust Account or any monies or other assets in the Trust Account.

 

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8. Miscellaneous.

 

a. All notices, requests, demands, claims, and other communications hereunder shall be in writing. Any notice, request, demand, claim, or other communication hereunder shall be deemed duly given (i) when delivered personally to the recipient, (ii) when sent by electronic mail, on the date of transmission to such recipient; provided, that such notice, request, demand, claim or other communication is also sent to the recipient pursuant to clauses (i), (iii) or (iv) of this Section 8(a), (iii) one Business Day after being sent to the recipient by reputable overnight courier service (charges prepaid), or (iv) four (4) Business Days after being mailed to the recipient by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested and postage prepaid, and, in each case, addressed to the intended recipient at its address specified on the signature page hereof or to such electronic mail address or address as subsequently modified by written notice given in accordance with this Section 8(a).

 

b. Subscriber acknowledges that the Company, the Placement Agent, and, after the Closing, Heliogen, will rely on the acknowledgments, understandings, agreements, representations and warranties of Subscriber contained in this Subscription Agreement. In addition, the parties hereto agree that the Placement Agent is an express third-party beneficiary of its express rights in Section 3, Section 4, this Section 8(b) and Section 8(c) of this Subscription Agreement. Prior to the Closing, Subscriber agrees to promptly notify the Company and the Placement Agent if it becomes aware that any of the acknowledgments, understandings, agreements, representations and warranties of Subscriber set forth herein are no longer accurate in all material respects. Subscriber acknowledges and agrees that the purchase by Subscriber of Subscribed Shares from the Company will constitute a reaffirmation of the acknowledgments, understandings, agreements, representations and warranties herein (as modified by any such notice) by Subscriber as of the time of such purchase except to the extent that any such representation and warranty expressly speaks as of an earlier date, in which case such representation and warranty shall be true and correct in all material respects (other than representations and warranties that are qualified as to materiality, which representations and warranties shall be true and correct in all respects) as of such earlier date. The Company acknowledges that Subscriber and others (including the Placement Agent, and after the Closing, Heliogen) will rely on the acknowledgments, understandings, agreements, representations and warranties of the Company contained in Section 4 of this Subscription Agreement. Prior to the Closing, the Company agrees to promptly notify Subscriber if it becomes aware that any of the acknowledgments, understandings, agreements, representations and warranties of the Company set forth herein are no longer accurate in all material respects. The Company acknowledges and agrees that the sale to Subscriber of Subscribed Shares by the Company will constitute a reaffirmation of the acknowledgments, understandings, agreements, representations and warranties herein (as modified by any such notice) by the Company as of the time of such purchase except to the extent that any such representation and warranty expressly speaks as of an earlier date, in which case such representation and warranty shall be true and correct in all material respects (other than representations and warranties that are qualified as to materiality, which representations and warranties shall be true and correct in all respects) as of such earlier date.

 

c. Each of the Company and Subscriber is irrevocably authorized to produce this Subscription Agreement or a copy hereof to any interested party in any administrative or legal proceeding or official inquiry with respect to the matters covered hereby.

 

d. Each party shall pay all of its own expenses in connection with this Subscription Agreement and the transactions contemplated herein.

 

e. Neither this Subscription Agreement nor any rights that may accrue to Subscriber hereunder (other than the Subscribed Shares acquired hereunder, if any) may be transferred or assigned by Subscriber. Neither this Subscription Agreement nor any rights that may accrue to the Company hereunder may be transferred or assigned (provided, that, for the avoidance of doubt, the Company may transfer its rights (but not obligations) hereunder solely in connection with the consummation of the Transaction and exclusively to another entity under the control of, or under common control with, the Company). Notwithstanding the foregoing, Subscriber may assign its rights and obligations under this Subscription Agreement to one or more of its affiliates (including other investment funds or accounts managed or advised by the investment manager who acts on behalf of the Subscriber or by an affiliate of such investment manager) or, with the Company’s prior written consent, to another person that is eligible to enter into this Subscription Agreement, provided that no such assignment shall relieve Subscriber of its obligations hereunder if any such assignee fails to perform such obligations, unless the Company and Heliogen have each given its prior written consent to such relief and such assignee agrees in writing to be bound by the terms hereof.

 

f. All the agreements, representations and warranties made by each party hereto in this Subscription Agreement shall survive the Closing.

 

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g. The Company may request from Subscriber such additional information as the Company may reasonably deem necessary to evaluate the eligibility of Subscriber to acquire the Subscribed Shares and to register the Subscribed Shares for resale, and Subscriber shall provide such information as may be reasonably requested, to the extent readily available and to the extent consistent with its internal policies and procedures provided that Company agrees to keep any such information provided by Subscriber confidential, except (A) as required by the federal securities laws, rules or regulations and (B) to the extent such disclosure is required by other laws, rules or regulations, at the request of the staff of the Commission or regulatory agency or under the regulations of the NYSE. Subscriber acknowledges that the Company may file a form of this Subscription Agreement with the Commission as an exhibit to a current or periodic report of the Company or a registration statement of the Company.

 

h. This Subscription Agreement may not be amended, modified, waived or terminated except by an instrument in writing, signed by the party against whom enforcement of such modification, waiver, or termination is sought.

 

i. This Subscription Agreement constitutes the entire agreement, and supersedes all other prior agreements, understandings, representations and warranties, both written and oral, among the parties, with respect to the subject matter hereof, except that any confidentiality agreement with respect to the undersigned or its affiliates shall remain in full force and effect.

 

j. Except as otherwise expressly provided herein, this Subscription Agreement shall be binding upon, and inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their heirs, executors, administrators, successors, legal representatives, and permitted assigns, and the agreements, representations, warranties, covenants and acknowledgments contained herein shall be deemed to be made by, and be binding upon, such heirs, executors, administrators, successors, legal representatives and permitted assigns.

 

k. If any provision of this Subscription Agreement shall be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the validity, legality or enforceability of the remaining provisions of this Subscription Agreement shall not in any way be affected or impaired thereby and shall continue in full force and effect.

 

l. This Subscription Agreement may be executed and delivered in one or more counterparts (including by facsimile or electronic mail or in ..pdf or any electronic signature complying with the U.S. federal ESIGN Act of 2000, e.g., www.docusign.com or other transmission method) and by different parties in separate counterparts, with the same effect as if all parties hereto had signed the same document. All counterparts so executed and delivered shall be construed together and shall constitute one and the same agreement.

 

m. Remedies.

 

(i) The parties hereto agree that irreparable damage would occur in the event that any of the provisions of this Subscription Agreement were not performed in accordance with their specific terms or were otherwise breached. It is accordingly agreed that the parties shall be entitled to an injunction or injunctions to prevent breaches of this Subscription Agreement and to enforce specifically the terms and provisions of this Subscription Agreement, this being in addition to any other remedy to which such party is entitled at law, in equity, in contract, in tort or otherwise.

 

(ii) Each of the parties hereto shall be entitled to seek and obtain equitable relief, without proof of actual damages, including an injunction or injunctions or order for specific performance to prevent breaches of this Subscription Agreement and to enforce specifically the terms and provisions of this Subscription Agreement to cause Subscriber to fund the Purchase Price and cause the Closing to occur if the conditions in Section 2 of this Subscription Agreement have been satisfied or, to the extent permitted by applicable law, waived by the applicable party entitled to waive any such condition. The parties hereto further agree (i) to waive any requirement for the security or posting of any bond in connection with any such equitable remedy, (ii) not to assert that a remedy of specific enforcement pursuant to this Section 8(m) is unenforceable, invalid, contrary to applicable law or inequitable for any reason and (iii) to waive any defense that a remedy at law would be adequate. In any dispute arising out of or related to this Subscription Agreement, or any other agreement, document, instrument or certificate contemplated hereby, or any transactions contemplated hereby or thereby, the applicable adjudicating body shall award to the prevailing party, if any, the costs and attorneys’ fees reasonably incurred by the prevailing party in connection with the dispute and the enforcement of its rights under this Subscription Agreement or any other agreement, document, instrument or certificate contemplated hereby and, if the adjudicating body determines a party to be the prevailing party under circumstances where the prevailing party won on some but not all of the claims and counterclaims, the adjudicating body may award the prevailing party an appropriate percentage of the costs and attorneys’ fees reasonably incurred by the prevailing party in connection with the adjudication and the enforcement of its rights under this Subscription Agreement or any other agreement, document, instrument or certificate contemplated hereby or thereby.

 

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n. This Subscription Agreement shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without regard to the principles of conflicts of laws that would otherwise require the application of the law of any other state.

 

o. EACH PARTY HEREBY WAIVES ITS RESPECTIVE RIGHTS TO A TRIAL BY JURY OF ANY CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION BASED UPON OR ARISING OUT OR RELATED TO THIS SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT OR THE TRANSACTIONS CONTEMPLATED HEREBY IN ANY ACTION, PROCEEDING OR OTHER LITIGATION OF ANY TYPE BROUGHT BY ANY PARTY AGAINST ANY OTHER PARTY OR ANY AFFILIATE OF ANY OTHER SUCH PARTY, WHETHER WITH RESPECT TO CONTRACT CLAIMS, TORT CLAIMS OR OTHERWISE. THE PARTIES AGREE THAT ANY SUCH CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION SHALL BE TRIED BY A COURT TRIAL WITHOUT A JURY. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THE PARTIES FURTHER AGREE THAT THEIR RESPECTIVE RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY IS WAIVED BY OPERATION OF THIS SECTION AS TO ANY ACTION, COUNTERCLAIM OR OTHER PROCEEDING WHICH SEEKS, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, TO CHALLENGE THE VALIDITY OR ENFORCEABILITY OF THIS SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT OR ANY PROVISION HEREOF. THIS WAIVER SHALL APPLY TO ANY SUBSEQUENT AMENDMENTS, RENEWALS, SUPPLEMENTS OR MODIFICATIONS TO THIS SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT.

 

p. The parties agree that all disputes, legal actions, suits and proceedings arising out of or relating to this Subscription Agreement must be brought exclusively in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, the Supreme Court of the State of New York and the federal courts of the United States of America located in the State of New York, and sitting in the County of New York (collectively the “Designated Courts”). Each party hereby consents and submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Designated Courts. No legal action, suit or proceeding with respect to this Subscription Agreement may be brought in any other forum. Each party hereby irrevocably waives all claims of immunity from jurisdiction, and any objection which such party may now or hereafter have to the laying of venue of any suit, action or proceeding in any Designated Court, including any right to object on the basis that any dispute, action, suit or proceeding brought in the Designated Courts has been brought in an improper or inconvenient forum or venue. Each of the parties also agrees that delivery of any process, summons, notice or document to a party hereof in compliance with Section 8(a) of this Subscription Agreement shall be effective service of process for any action, suit or proceeding in a Designated Court with respect to any matters to which the parties have submitted to jurisdiction as set forth above.

 

q. This Subscription Agreement may only be enforced against, and any claim, action, suit or other legal proceeding based upon, arising out of, or related to this Subscription Agreement, or the negotiation, execution or performance of this Subscription Agreement, may only be brought against the entities that are expressly named as parties hereto and then only with respect to the specific obligations set forth herein with respect to such party. No past, present or future director, officer, employee, incorporator, manager, member, partner, stockholder, affiliate, agent, attorney or other representative of any party hereto or of any affiliate of any party hereto, or any of their successors or permitted assigns, shall have any liability for any obligations or liabilities of any party hereto under this Subscription Agreement or for any claim, action, suit or other legal proceeding based on, in respect of or by reason of the transactions contemplated hereby.

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r. The Company shall, by 9:00 a.m., New York City time, on the first (1st) Business Day immediately following the date of this Subscription Agreement, issue one or more press releases or file with the Commission a Current Report on Form 8-K (collectively, the “Disclosure Document”) disclosing, to the extent not previously publicly disclosed, all material terms of the transactions contemplated hereby (and by the Other Subscription Agreements), the Transaction and any other material, nonpublic information that the Company has provided to Subscriber at any time prior to the filing of the Disclosure Document. From and after the issuance of the Disclosure Document, Subscriber shall not be in possession of any material, non-public information received from the Company, Heliogen or any of their respective officers, directors or employees or the Placement Agent, as applicable, and the Subscriber shall no longer be subject to any confidentiality or similar obligations under any current agreement, whether written or oral, with the Company, Heliogen or any of their respective affiliates, relating to the transactions contemplated hereby. Notwithstanding the foregoing, without the prior written consent (including by e-mail) of Subscriber, the Company shall not publicly disclose the name of Subscriber or investment advisor of Subscriber or any of their affiliates, or include the name of Subscriber or investment advisor of Subscriber or any of their affiliates (i) in any press release or marketing materials or (ii) in any filing with the Commission or any regulatory agency or trading market except as required by the federal securities laws, rules or regulations and to the extent such disclosure is required by other laws, rules or regulations, at the request of the staff of the Commission or regulatory agency or under NYSE regulations, in which case the Company shall provide Subscriber with prior written notice (including by e-mail) and a copy of such permitted disclosure under this clause (ii), and shall reasonably consult with Subscriber regarding such disclosure and shall include such revisions to such proposed disclosure as Subscriber shall reasonably request. Subscriber will promptly provide any information reasonably requested by the Company that is necessary for any regulatory application or filing required in connection with the Transaction (including filings with the Commission) to the extent reasonably available and, if such information is not already public, the Company agrees to keep such information confidential and disclose only such information as is required with respect to such filings.

 

s. The obligations of Subscriber under this Subscription Agreement are several and not joint with the obligations of any Other Subscriber or any other investor under the Other Subscription Agreements, and Subscriber shall not be responsible in any way for the performance of the obligations of any Other Subscriber under this Subscription Agreement or any other investor under the Other Subscription Agreements. The decision of Subscriber to purchase Subscribed Shares pursuant to this Subscription Agreement has been made by Subscriber independently of any Other Subscriber or any other investor and independently of any information, materials, statements or opinions as to the business, affairs, operations, assets, properties, liabilities, results of operations, condition (financial or otherwise) or prospects of the Company or any of its subsidiaries which may have been made or given by any Other Subscriber or investor or by any agent or employee of any Other Subscriber or investor, and neither Subscriber nor any of its agents or employees shall have any liability to any Other Subscriber or investor (or any other person) relating to or arising from any such information, materials, statements or opinions. Nothing contained herein or in any Other Subscription Agreement, and no action taken by Subscriber or investor pursuant hereto or thereto, shall be deemed to constitute the Subscriber and other investors as a partnership, an association, a joint venture or any other kind of entity, or create a presumption that the Subscriber and other investors are in any way acting in concert or as a group with respect to such obligations or the transactions contemplated by the this Subscription Agreement and the Other Subscription Agreements. Subscriber acknowledges that no Other Subscriber has acted as agent for the Subscriber in connection with making its investment hereunder and no Other Subscriber will be acting as agent of the Subscriber in connection with monitoring its investment in the Subscribed Shares or enforcing its rights under this Subscription Agreement. Subscriber shall be entitled to independently protect and enforce its rights, including without limitation the rights arising out of this Subscription Agreement, and it shall not be necessary for any Other Subscriber or investor to be joined as an additional party in any proceeding for such purpose.

 

t. If the Company enters into any Other Subscription Agreement and such Other Subscription Agreement contains any term, condition, right, benefit or other provision that is (i) more favorable to the investor party thereto than the comparable term, condition, right, benefit or other provision contained in this Agreement or (ii) favorable to the investor party thereto and this Subscription Agreement does not contain a comparable term, condition, right, benefit or other provision, then (A) the Company shall promptly inform the Subscriber of such Other Subscription Agreement and provide a true and complete copy thereof to the Subscriber and, (B) at the option and election of the Subscriber, this Subscription Agreement shall be deemed amended, supplemented and/or modified to include such favorable or more favorable term, condition, right, benefit or other provision. The Subscriber shall exercise such option and election by delivering written notice thereof to the Company at any time or from time to time after the Company enters into any such Other Subscription Agreement.

 

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, each of the Company and Subscriber has executed or caused this Subscription Agreement to be executed by its duly authorized representative as of the date first set forth above.

 

  ATHENA TECHNOLOGY ACQUISITION CORP.
     
  By:  
    Name: Phyllis W. Newhouse
    Title:  Chief Executive Officer

 

  Address for Notices:
     
  125 Townpark Drive, Suite 300
  Kennesaw, GA 30144
  Attn: Phyllis W. Newhouse
  Email: phyllisnewhouse@athena1.com
     
  with a copy (not to constitute notice) to:
     
  DLA Piper LLP (US)
  One Atlantic Center
  1201 West Peachtree Street, Suite 2800
  Atlanta, Georgia 30309-3450
  Attn: Gerry Williams, Esq.
  Email: gerry.williams@us.dlapiper.com
     
  DLA Piper LLP (US)
  The Marbury Building
  6225 Smith Avenue
  Baltimore, Maryland 21209
  Attn: Penny Minna, Esq.
  Email: penny.minna@us.dlapiper.com

 

Signature Page to Athena Technology Acquisition Corp. Subscription Agreement

 

 

 

 

  By:    
    Name:  
    Title:  
    Date:  
     
  Address for Notices:
     
   
   
   
   
     
  Email:  
     
  Name in which shares are to be registered:
     
     
     
  Subscriber’s EIN:                                       
     
  Jurisdiction of Residency:  

 

Number of Subscribed Shares subscribed for:    
Price Per Subscribed Share:  $10.00 
Aggregate Purchase Price:  $

 

 

You must pay the Purchase Price by wire transfer of United States dollars in immediately available funds to the account of the Company specified by the Company in the Closing Notice.

 

Signature Page to Athena Technology Acquisition Corp. Subscription Agreement

 

 

 

 

ANNEX A

 

ELIGIBILITY REPRESENTATIONS OF SUBSCRIBER

 

This Annex A should be completed and signed by Subscriber
and constitutes a part of the Subscription Agreement.

 

A.QUALIFIED INSTITUTIONAL BUYER STATUS (Please check the box, if applicable)

 

Subscriber is a “qualified institutional buyer” (as defined in Rule 144A under the Securities Act).

 

**OR**

 

B.ACCREDITED INVESTOR STATUS (Please check the box, if applicable)

 

Subscriber is an “accredited investor” (within the meaning of Rule 501(a)(1), (2), (3) or (7) under the Securities Act) and has marked and initialed the appropriate box below indicating the provision under which it qualifies as an “accredited investor.”

 

**AND**

 

C.AFFILIATE STATUS (Please check the applicable box)

 

SUBSCRIBER:

 

is:

 

is not:

 

an “affiliate” (as defined in Rule 144 under the Securities Act) of the Company or acting on behalf of an affiliate of the Company.

 

Rule 501(a), in relevant part, states that an “accredited investor” shall mean any person who comes within any of the below listed categories, or who the issuer reasonably believes comes within any of the below listed categories, at the time of the sale of the securities to that person. Subscriber has indicated, by marking and initialing the appropriate box below, the provision(s) below which apply to Subscriber and under which Subscriber accordingly qualifies as an “accredited investor.”

 

Any bank, registered broker or dealer, insurance company, registered investment company, business development company, or small business investment company;

 

Any plan established and maintained by a state, its political subdivisions, or any agency or instrumentality of a state or its political subdivisions for the benefit of its employees, if such plan has total assets in excess of $5,000,000;

 

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Any employee benefit plan, within the meaning of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, if a bank, insurance company, or registered investment adviser makes the investment decisions, or if the plan has total assets in excess of $5,000,000;

 

Any corporation, similar business trust, partnership, limited liability company, or any organization described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, not formed for the specific purpose of acquiring the securities offered, with total assets in excess of $5,000,000; or

 

Any trust with assets in excess of $5,000,000, not formed to acquire the securities offered, whose purchase is directed by a sophisticated person.

 

  SUBSCRIBER:
     
  Print Name:
     
  By:                
  Name:  
  Title:  

 

 

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