SECURITIES PURCHASE AGREEMENT
This Securities Purchase Agreement (this
“Agreement”), effective as of September 28, 2020, is made and entered into by and between Trepont Acquisition Corp
I, a Cayman Islands exempted company (the “Company”), and Xxxx Xxxxx and Xxx Xxxxxx (the “Buyers”).
WHEREAS, the Buyers wish to subscribe
for an aggregate of 7,187,500 Class B ordinary shares (the “Shares”), par value $0.0001 per share, of the Company,
and the Company wishes to issue the Shares to the Buyers (with 3,593,750 Shares to be issued to each Buyer), on the terms and subject
to the conditions set forth in this Agreement.
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration
of the premises, representations, warranties and the mutual covenants contained in this Agreement, and for other good and valuable
consideration, the receipt, sufficiency and adequacy of which are hereby acknowledged, the parties hereto agree as follows:
The terms defined in this Article I
shall have for all purposes of this Agreement the respective meanings set forth below:
“Agreement” shall have the meaning
set forth in the preamble to this Agreement.
“Buyers” shall have the meaning
set forth in the preamble to this Agreement.
“Class B ordinary shares” shall
have the meaning set forth in the recitals to this Agreement.
“Closing” shall have the meaning
set forth in Section 2.3 of this Agreement.
“Closing Date” shall have the
meaning set forth in Section 2.3 of this Agreement.
“Company” shall have the meaning
set forth in the preamble to this Agreement.
“Consent” means any consent,
approval, notification, waiver, or other similar action that is necessary or convenient.
“Governmental Body” shall mean
any legislature, agency, bureau, branch, department, division, commission, court, tribunal or other similar recognized organization
or body of any federal, state, county, municipal, local or foreign government or other similar recognized organization or body
exercising similar powers or authority.
“Law” shall mean any law (statutory,
common or otherwise), constitution, ordinance, rule, regulation, executive order or other similar authority enacted, adopted, promulgated
or applied by any Governmental Body.
“Lien” shall mean a mortgage,
deed of trust, pledge, hypothecation, assignment, encumbrance, charge, restriction, lien (statutory or otherwise, including, without
limitation, any lien for taxes), security interest, preference, participation interest, priority or security agreement or preferential
arrangement of any kind or nature whatsoever, including, without limitation, any conditional sale or other title retention agreement,
any financing lease having substantially the same economic effect as any of the foregoing and the filing of any document under
the law of any
applicable jurisdiction to evidence any of the foregoing, other
than (i) statutory, mechanics’ or other Liens incurred in the Company’s ordinary course of business or (ii) Liens for
taxes incurred but not yet due.
“Order” shall mean an order,
ruling, decision, award, judgment, injunction or other similar determination or finding by, before or under the supervision of
any Governmental Body or arbitrator.
“Permit” shall mean a permit,
license, certificate, waiver, notice or similar authorization.
“Purchase Price” shall have
the meaning set forth in Section 2.2 of this Agreement.
“SEC” shall mean the United
States Securities and Exchange Commission.
“Securities Act” shall mean
the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or any successor federal statute, and the applicable rules and regulations
promulgated and in effect from time to time thereunder.
“Shares” shall have the meaning
set forth in the recitals to this Agreement.
PURCHASE OF THE SHARES
Section 2.1 Purchase and Sale of the
Shares. Subject to the terms and conditions hereof and in reliance upon the representations and warranties of the parties contained
or incorporated by reference herein, simultaneous with the execution hereof, the Company shall issue 50% of the Shares to each
of the Buyers, and each Buyer shall subscribe for 50% of the Shares, in consideration of the payment of the Purchase Price noted
Section 2.2 Purchase Price. As payment
in full for the Shares being purchased under this Agreement and against issue of such Shares, prior to the execution hereof, $25,000
was paid on behalf of and at the direction of the Company by wire transfer of immediately available funds or by such other method
as may be reasonably acceptable to the Company (the “Purchase Price”).
Section 2.3 Closing. The closing
of the purchase and sale of the Shares (the “Closing”) shall be held on the date of this Agreement (“Closing
Date”) at the offices of Xxxxx Xxxx & Xxxxxxxx LLP, 000 Xxxxxxxxx Xxxxxx, Xxx Xxxx, Xxx Xxxx 00000, or such other place
as may be agreed upon by the parties hereto.
Section 2.4 Closing Deliveries. All
actions taken at the Closing shall be deemed to have been taken simultaneously.
(a) Buyers Deliveries. At the Closing
the Buyers shall deliver to the Company the Purchase Price.
(b) Company Deliveries. At the Closing,
or within a reasonable time after the Closing, the Company shall issue to each Buyer 50% of the Shares and make the necessary entries
in the Register of Members of the Company.
Section 2.5 Further Assurances. The
parties hereto shall execute and deliver such additional documents and take such additional actions as any party reasonably may
deem to be practical and necessary in order to consummate the transactions contemplated by this Agreement.
Section 2.6 Legend. Any certificate
evidencing the Shares and any certificate issued in exchange for or upon the transfer of any Shares shall be stamped or otherwise
imprinted with a legend in substantially the following form:
“THE SECURITIES REPRESENTED BY THIS CERTIFICATE HAVE NOT
BEEN REGISTERED UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED, OR THE SECURITIES LAWS OF ANY STATE OR OTHER JURISDICTION, AND MAY
NOT BE TRANSFERRED IN VIOLATION OF SUCH ACT AND LAWS.”
“THE SECURITIES REPRESENTED BY THIS CERTIFICATE ARE SUBJECT
TO ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS ON TRANSFER SET FORTH IN THE LETTER AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE COMPANY AND THE SPONSOR. COPIES OF
SUCH AGREEMENT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE COMPANY AT THE COMPANY’S PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS WITHOUT CHARGE.”
Section 2.7 Surrender. Xxxx Xxxxx
hereby irrevocably surrenders to the Company for cancellation and for nil consideration the one Class B ordinary share standing
in his name in the register of members of the Company.
REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF THE BUYERS
The Buyers represent and warrant that the
statements contained in this ARTICLE III are correct and complete as of the date of this Agreement.
Section 3.1 Investment Representations.
(a) The Buyers have received, have thoroughly
read, are familiar with and understand the contents of this Agreement.
(b) The Buyers hereby acknowledge that an
investment in the Shares involves certain significant risks. The Buyers acknowledge that there is a substantial risk that it will
lose all or a portion of its investment and that they are financially capable of bearing the risk of such investment for an indefinite
period of time. The Buyers have no need for liquidity in its investment in the Shares for the foreseeable future and are able to
bear the risk of that investment for an indefinite period. The Buyers understand that there presently is no public market for the
Shares and none is anticipated to develop in the foreseeable future. The Buyers’ present financial conditions are such that
the Buyers are under no present or contemplated future need to dispose of any portion of the Shares subscribed for hereby to satisfy
any existing or contemplated undertaking, need or indebtedness. The Buyers’ overall commitment to investments which are not
readily marketable is not disproportionate to his net worth and the investment in the Company will not cause such overall commitment
to become excessive.
(c) The Buyers acknowledge that the Shares
have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act, or any state securities act, and are being sold on the basis
of exemptions from registration under the Securities Act and applicable state securities acts, except those state securities acts
that require registration of the Shares thereunder. Reliance on such exemptions, where applicable, is predicated in part on the
accuracy of the Buyers’ representations and warranties set forth herein. The Buyers acknowledge and hereby agrees that the
Shares will not be transferable under any circumstances unless the Buyers either register the Shares in accordance with federal
and state securities laws or find and comply with an available exemption under such laws. Accordingly, the Buyers hereby acknowledge
that there can be no assurance that they will be able to liquidate their investment in the Company.
(d) There are substantial risk factors pertaining
to an investment in the Company. The Buyers acknowledge that they have read the information set forth above regarding certain of
such risks and is familiar with the nature and scope of all such risks, including, without limitation, risks arising from the fact
that the Company is an entity with limited operating history and financial resources; and the Buyers are fully able to bear the
economic risks of such investment for an indefinite period, and can afford a complete loss thereof.
(e) The Buyers have been given the opportunity
to (i) ask questions of and receive answers from the Company and its designated representatives concerning the terms and conditions
of the offering, the Company and the business and financial condition of the Company and (ii) obtain any additional information
that the Company possesses or can acquire without unreasonable effort or expense that is necessary to assist the Buyers in evaluating
the advisability of the purchase of the Shares and an investment in the Company. The Buyers further represent and warrant that,
prior to signing this Agreement, they have asked such questions, received such answers and obtained such information as they have
deemed necessary or advisable to evaluate the merits and risks of the purchase of the Shares and an investment in the Company.
The Buyers are not relying on any oral representation made by any person as to the Company or its operations, financial condition
(f) The Buyers understand that no federal,
state or other governmental authority has made any recommendation, findings or determination relating to the merits of an investment
in the Company.
REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF THE COMPANY
Section 4.1 Incorporation and Good Standing.
The Company is an exempted company duly incorporated, validly existing, and in good standing under the laws of the Cayman Islands.
Section 4.2 Power and Authority; Enforceability.
This Agreement constitutes the legal, valid, and binding obligation of the Company, enforceable against the Company in accordance
with its terms. The Company has full power and authority to execute and deliver this Agreement and to perform its obligations hereunder.
The Company has taken all actions necessary to authorize the execution and delivery of this Agreement, the performance of its obligations
hereunder, and the consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby. This Agreement has been duly authorized, executed, and
delivered by, and is enforceable against, the Company.
Section 4.3 No Violation; Necessary Approvals.
Neither the execution and delivery of this Agreement by the Company, nor the consummation or performance by the Company of any
of the transactions contemplated hereby, will: (a) with or without notice or lapse of time, constitute, create or result in a breach
or violation of, default under, loss of benefit or right under or acceleration of performance of any obligation required under
any Law, Order, contract or Permit to which the Company is a party or by which it is bound or any of its assets are subject, or
any provision of the Company’s organizational documents as in effect on the Closing Date, (b) result in the imposition of
any lien, claim or encumbrance upon any assets owned by the Company; (c) require any Consent under any contract or organizational
document to which the Company is a party or by which it is bound; or (d) require any Permit under any Law or Order other than (i)
required filings, if any, with the SEC and (ii) notifications or other filings with state or federal regulatory agencies after
the Closing that are necessary or convenient and do not require approval of the agency as a condition to the validity of the transactions
contemplated hereunder; or (e) trigger any rights of first refusal, preferential purchase or similar rights with respect to any
of the Shares.
Section 4.4 Authorization of the Shares.
The Shares have been duly authorized and, when issued in accordance with this Agreement, the Shares will be duly and validly issued,
fully paid and non-assessable Class B ordinary shares of the Company and will be free and clear of all Liens and claims, other
than restrictions on transfer imposed by the Securities Act and applicable state securities laws.
Section 5.1 Entire Agreement. This
Agreement, together with any certificates, documents, instruments and writings that are delivered pursuant hereto, constitutes
the entire agreement and understanding of the parties hereto in respect of its subject matter and supersedes all prior understandings,
agreements, or representations by or
among the parties hereto, written or oral, to the extent they
relate in any way to the subject matter hereof or the transactions contemplated hereby.
Section 5.2 Successors. All of the
terms, agreements, covenants, representations, warranties, and conditions of this Agreement are binding upon, and inure to the
benefit of and are enforceable by, the parties hereto and their respective successors.
Section 5.3 Assignments. Except as
otherwise provided herein, no party hereto may assign either this Agreement or any of its rights, interests, or obligations hereunder
without the prior written approval of the other party. Any purported assignment in violation of this Section 5.3 shall be
void and ineffectual and shall not operate to transfer or assign any interest or title to the purported assignee.
Section 5.4 Waiver of Jury Trial.
THE PARTIES HERETO EACH HEREBY AGREE TO WAIVE THEIR RESPECTIVE RIGHTS TO JURY TRIAL OF ANY DISPUTE BASED UPON OR ARISING OUT OF
THIS AGREEMENT OR ANY OTHER AGREEMENTS RELATING HERETO OR ANY DEALINGS AMONG THEM RELATING TO THE TRANSACTIONS. THE SCOPE OF THIS
WAIVER IS INTENDED TO BE ALL ENCOMPASSING OF ANY AND ALL ACTIONS THAT MAY BE FILED IN ANY COURT AND THAT RELATE TO THE SUBJECT
MATTER OF THE TRANSACTIONS, INCLUDING, CONTRACT CLAIMS, TORT CLAIMS, BREACH OF DUTY CLAIMS, AND ALL OTHER COMMON LAW AND STATUTORY
CLAIMS. THE PARTIES HERETO EACH ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THIS WAIVER IS A MATERIAL INDUCEMENT TO ENTER INTO A BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP AND
THAT THEY WILL CONTINUE TO RELY ON THE WAIVER IN THEIR RELATED FUTURE DEALINGS. EACH PARTY HERETO FURTHER REPRESENTS AND WARRANTS
THAT IT HAS REVIEWED THIS WAIVER WITH ITS LEGAL COUNSEL, AND THAT EACH KNOWINGLY AND VOLUNTARILY WAIVES ITS JURY TRIAL RIGHTS FOLLOWING
CONSULTATION WITH LEGAL COUNSEL. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY HEREIN, THIS WAIVER IS IRREVOCABLE, MEANING THAT IT MAY
NOT BE MODIFIED ORALLY OR IN WRITING, AND THE WAIVER WILL APPLY TO ANY AMENDMENTS, RENEWALS, SUPPLEMENTS OR MODIFICATIONS TO THIS
AGREEMENT OR TO ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS OR AGREEMENTS RELATING HERETO. IN THE EVENT OF AN ACTION, THIS AGREEMENT MAY BE FILED AS A
WRITTEN CONSENT TO TRIAL BY A COURT.
Section 5.5 Counterparts. This Agreement
may be executed in two or more counterparts, each of which will be deemed an original but all of which together will constitute
one and the same instrument.
Section 5.6 Headings. The article
and section headings contained in this Agreement are inserted for convenience only and will not affect in any way the meaning or
interpretation of this Agreement.
Section 5.7 Governing Law. This Agreement,
the entire relationship of the parties hereto, and any litigation between the parties (whether grounded in contract, tort, statute,
law or equity) shall be governed by, construed in accordance with, and interpreted pursuant to the laws of the State of Delaware,
without giving effect to its choice of laws principles.
Section 5.8 Amendments. This Agreement
may not be amended, modified or waived as to any particular provision, except by a written instrument executed by the parties hereto.
Section 5.9 Severability. The provisions
of this Agreement will be deemed severable and the invalidity or unenforceability of any provision will not affect the validity
or enforceability of the other provisions hereof; provided that if any provision of this Agreement, as applied to any party hereto
or to any circumstance, is adjudged by a Governmental Body, arbitrator, or mediator not to be enforceable in accordance with its
terms, the parties hereto agree that the Governmental Body, arbitrator, or mediator making such determination will have the power
modify the provision in a manner consistent with its objectives
such that it is enforceable, and/or to delete specific words or phrases, and in its reduced form, such provision will then be enforceable
and will be enforced.
Section 5.10 Expenses. Except as
otherwise expressly provided in this Agreement, each party hereto will bear its own costs and expenses incurred in connection with
the preparation, execution and performance of this Agreement and the consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby, including
all fees and expenses of agents, representatives, financial advisors, legal counsel and accountants.
Section 5.11 Construction. The parties
hereto have participated jointly in the negotiation and drafting of this Agreement. If an ambiguity or question of intent or interpretation
arises, this Agreement will be construed as if drafted jointly by the parties hereto and no presumption or burden of proof will
arise favoring or disfavoring any party hereto because of the authorship of any provision of this Agreement. Any reference to any
federal, state, local, or foreign Law will be deemed also to refer to Law as amended and all rules and regulations promulgated
thereunder, unless the context requires otherwise. The words “include,” “includes,” and “including”
will be deemed to be followed by “without limitation.” Pronouns in masculine, feminine, and neuter genders will
be construed to include any other gender, and words in the singular form will be construed to include the plural and vice versa,
unless the context otherwise requires. The words “this Agreement,” “herein,” “hereof,”
“hereby,” “hereunder,” and words of similar import refer to this Agreement as a whole and
not to any particular subdivision unless expressly so limited. The parties hereto intend that each representation, warranty, and
covenant contained herein will have independent significance. If any party hereto has breached any representation, warranty, or
covenant contained herein in any respect, the fact that there exists another representation, warranty or covenant relating to the
same subject matter (regardless of the relative levels of specificity) which such party hereto has not breached will not detract
from or mitigate the fact that such party hereto is in breach of the first representation, warranty, or covenant.
Section 5.12 Waiver. No waiver by
any party hereto of any default, misrepresentation, or breach of warranty or covenant hereunder, whether intentional or not, may
be deemed to extend to any prior or subsequent default, misrepresentation, or breach of warranty or covenant hereunder or affect
in any way any rights arising because of any prior or subsequent occurrence.
[Signature page follows]
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned
have executed this Agreement to be effective as of the date first set forth above.
||TREPONT ACQUISITION CORP I
||/s/ Xxxx Xxxxx
||Chief Executive Officer
||/s/ Xxx Xxxxxx
||Chief Financial Officer
||/s/ Xxxx Xxxxx
||/s/ Xxx Xxxxxx