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10-K
TERRAFORM GLOBAL, INC. filed this Form 10-K on 06/15/2017
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share purchase contemplated by the PSA (as defined and described below), the condition to the obligations of Parent and Merger Sub to effect the Merger set forth in Section 7.2(c) (Litigation Settlement) of the Merger Agreement, solely with respect to Renova’s claims in the Renova Arbitration, has been satisfied and the aggregate payment made by the Company (net of any amounts funded directly or indirectly by insurance proceeds) under the Renova Settlement Agreement in connection with the settlement of Renova’s claims in the Renova Arbitration will be deemed to be zero. Also, concurrently with the execution of the Renova Settlement Agreement, Renova and Parent entered into a Purchase & Sale Agreement (the “PSA”) with respect to all of the shares of Class A common stock of TerraForm Global, Inc. owned by Renova (excluding the shares to be released from escrow to TerraForm Global, Inc. pursuant to the Renova Settlement Agreement). Pursuant to the terms of the PSA, Parent has agreed to purchase 19,535,004 shares of Class A common stock of TerraForm Global, Inc. from Renova for a purchase price in cash of $4.75 per share, or $92,791,269 in the aggregate. The consummation of the share purchase contemplated by the PSA is subject to customary conditions to closing and is conditioned upon the satisfaction of certain conditions set forth in the Renova Settlement Agreement described above, including the effectiveness of the mutual releases and release of the shares in escrow.
Each of the Company, Parent and Merger Sub has made customary representations and warranties in the Merger Agreement. The Company has also agreed to various agreements and covenants, including, among others, and subject to certain exceptions, to conduct its business in the ordinary course between execution of the Merger Agreement and closing of the Merger and not to engage in certain specified types of transactions during such period.
In addition, the Company is subject to a “no change of recommendation” restriction limiting its ability to change its recommendation in respect of the Merger except as permitted by the Merger Agreement and a “no shop” restriction on its ability to solicit alternative acquisition proposals from third parties and to provide information to, and engage in discussions with, third parties regarding alternative acquisition proposals.
The Merger Agreement contains specified termination rights, including the right for each of the Company and Parent to terminate the Merger Agreement if the Merger is not consummated by December 6, 2017 (subject to a three-month extension under certain circumstances at the discretion of either the Company or Parent). The Merger Agreement provides for other customary termination rights for both the Company and Parent (including, for Parent, if the Board changes its recommendation in respect of the Merger) as more particularly set forth in the Merger Agreement. The Company is required to pay Parent a termination fee equal to $30.0 million following termination of the Agreement in the following circumstances: (i) the requisite stockholder approval has not been obtained by the termination date, and an alternative acquisition proposal to acquire the Company has been made or announced, and within 12 months of the termination of the Merger Agreement, the Company enters into a definitive agreement or consummates any alternative acquisition (as defined in the Merger Agreement), in such case, net of any expense fee paid by the Company to Parent in connection with the Merger; (ii) if either party terminates the Merger Agreement because the Bankruptcy Court Order has not been entered by the bankruptcy court by the date provided for such approval in the Settlement Agreement, and within 12 months of the termination of the Merger Agreement, the Company enters into a definitive agreement or consummates any alternative acquisition (as defined in the Merger Agreement), in such case, net of any expense fee paid by the Company to Parent in connection with the Merger; (iii) if either party terminates the Merger Agreement because the requisite stockholder approval has not been obtained or because the Agreement has not been consummated by the termination date, and at the time of termination, the Board has changed its recommendation in respect of the Merger; or (iv) if Parent terminates the Merger Agreement because the Board has made and not withdrawn a change of recommendation in respect of the Merger and at the time of Parent’s termination the Company has not obtained the requisite stockholder approval of the Merger or the Bankruptcy Court Order has not been entered by the bankruptcy court.  In addition, if the Merger Agreement is terminated, under certain circumstances, the Company has agreed to pay to Parent an $8.0 million expense reimbursement fee.
The representations, warranties and covenants of the Company contained in the Merger Agreement have been made solely for the benefit of Parent and Merger Sub. In addition, such representations, warranties and covenants (a) have been made only for purposes of the Merger Agreement, (b) have been qualified by confidential disclosures made to Parent and Merger Sub in connection with the Merger Agreement, (c) are subject to materiality qualifications contained in the Merger Agreement that may differ from what may be viewed as material by investors and (d) have been included in the Merger Agreement for the purpose of allocating risk among the contracting parties rather than establishing matters as facts. Accordingly, the Merger Agreement is incorporated by reference into this Annual Report on Form 10-K only to provide investors with information regarding the terms of the Merger Agreement, and not to provide investors with any other factual information regarding the Company or its business. Investors should not rely on the representations, warranties and covenants or any descriptions thereof as characterizations of the actual state of facts or condition of the Company or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates. Moreover, information concerning the subject matter of the representations and warranties may have changed after the date of the Merger Agreement and may continue to change in the future, which subsequent information may or may not be fully reflected in the Company’s public disclosures.


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