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TERRAFORM GLOBAL, INC. filed this Form 10-K on 06/15/2017
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Recent Developments
Entry into a Definitive Merger Agreement with Brookfield Asset Management Inc.
On March 6, 2017, TerraForm Global, Inc. entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the “Merger Agreement”) with Orion US Holdings 1 L.P. (“Parent”), a Delaware limited partnership and an affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (“Brookfield”), and BRE GLBL Holdings Inc., a Delaware corporation and a wholly owned subsidiary of Parent (“Merger Sub”), providing for the merger of Merger Sub with and into TerraForm Global, Inc. (the “Merger”), with TerraForm Global, Inc. surviving as a wholly owned subsidiary of Parent.
The proposed Merger was approved by the Board, following the recommendation of the Corporate Governance and Conflicts Committee of the Board (the “Conflicts Committee”). Completion of the Merger is expected to occur, subject to satisfaction of closing conditions, in the second half of 2017.
As a result of the Merger, each share of Class A common stock of TerraForm Global, Inc., par value $0.01 per share (the “Class A Shares”), issued and outstanding immediately prior to the effective time of the Merger (other than Class A Shares that are (i) owned by TerraForm Global, Inc., Parent or any of their direct or indirect wholly owned subsidiaries and not held on behalf of third parties, (ii) owned by stockholders who have perfected and not withdrawn a demand for appraisal rights pursuant to Section 262 of the Delaware General Corporation Law or (iii) held by any direct or indirect wholly owned subsidiary of the Company that is taxable as a corporation (the foregoing clauses (i) - (iii), collectively, the “Excluded Shares”)), will be converted into the right to receive per share Merger consideration equal to $5.10 per Class A Share in cash, without interest.
Concurrently with the execution and delivery of the Merger Agreement, SunEdison and certain of its affiliates executed and delivered a voting and support agreement with Brookfield and TerraForm Global, Inc. (the “Voting and Support Agreement”) pursuant to which SunEdison agreed to vote or cause to be voted any shares of common stock of TerraForm Global, Inc. held by it or any of its controlled affiliates in favor of the Merger and to take certain other actions to support the consummation of the Merger and the other transactions contemplated by the Merger Agreement. The Voting and Support Agreement was approved by the bankruptcy court overseeing the SunEdison Bankruptcy on June 7, 2017.
The Merger Agreement includes a non-waivable condition to closing that the Merger Agreement and the transactions contemplated by the Merger Agreement be approved by holders of a majority of the outstanding Class A Shares, excluding all Class A Shares held by SunEdison or any of its affiliates (“SunEdison Class A Shares”) and Parent or any of its affiliates.
Closing of the Merger also is subject to certain other conditions, including the adoption of the Merger Agreement by the holders of a majority of the total voting power of the outstanding shares of common stock of TerraForm Global, Inc. entitled to vote on the Merger and receipt of certain regulatory approvals. The entry by the bankruptcy court overseeing the SunEdison Bankruptcy of orders authorizing and approving the entry by SunEdison (and, if applicable, SunEdison’s debtor affiliates) into the Settlement Agreement, the Voting and Support Agreement and any other agreement entered into in connection with the Merger or the other transactions contemplated by the Merger Agreement to which SunEdison or any other debtor will be a party (the “Bankruptcy Court Order”) is also a condition to the closing of the Merger. The bankruptcy court overseeing the SunEdison Bankruptcy entered the Bankruptcy Court Order on June 7, 2017 and this condition has been satisfied. In addition, Parent’s and Merger Sub’s obligations to consummate the Merger are subject to the requirement that certain litigation has been finally dismissed with prejudice or the settlement thereof has been submitted for court approval in a manner reasonably satisfactory to Parent pursuant to agreements or stipulations containing releases reasonably satisfactory to Parent, and all final approvals of courts or regulatory authorities required for the settlements and releases to become final, binding and enforceable; provided, however, that in no event will a settlement of certain claims made by Renova Energia, S.A. (“Renova”) include an aggregate payment by the Company of greater than $3,000,000 (net of any amounts funded directly or indirectly by insurance proceeds). In the event that this condition has not been satisfied when all other conditions to closing are satisfied (other than those that by their nature are satisfied or waived at closing), Parent and the Company have agreed to negotiate in good faith to adjust, or defer a portion of, the $5.10 in cash per Class A Share otherwise payable pursuant to the terms of the Merger Agreement so that this condition will be satisfied.
On May 26, 2017, TerraForm Global, Inc., TerraForm Global, LLC, TerraForm Global Brazil Holding B.V. and TERP GLBL Brasil I Participacoes Ltda. entered into a Settlement Agreement and Mutual Release (the “Renova Settlement Agreement”) with Renova. The Renova Settlement Agreement resolves all disputes among the Company and Renova that are the subject of an ongoing arbitration proceeding in the Center for Arbitration and Mediation of the Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada (the “Renova Arbitration”). Concurrently with the execution of the Renova Settlement Agreement, TerraForm Global, Inc. and Parent entered into a letter agreement (the “Renova Letter Agreement”), pursuant to which Parent has agreed that upon the later to occur of (i) the effective time as described in the Renova Settlement Agreement and (ii) the closing of the