Illinois Sample Contracts

Kempharm, Inc – PURCHASE AGREEMENT (March 1st, 2019)

THIS PURCHASE AGREEMENT (the “Agreement”), dated as of February 28, 2019 (the “Execution Date”), is entered into by and between KEMPHARM, INC., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), and LINCOLN PARK CAPITAL FUND, LLC, an Illinois limited liability company (the “Investor”). Capitalized terms used herein and not otherwise defined herein are defined in Section 1 hereof.

Kempharm, Inc – REGISTRATION RIGHTS AGREEMENT (March 1st, 2019)

THIS REGISTRATION RIGHTS AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”), dated as of February 28, 2019, is entered into by and between KEMPHARM, INC., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), and LINCOLN PARK CAPITAL FUND, LLC, an Illinois limited liability company (together with its permitted assigns, the “Investor”).  Capitalized terms used herein and not otherwise defined herein shall have the respective meanings set forth in the Purchase Agreement by and between the parties hereto, dated as of the date hereof (as amended, restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time, the “Purchase Agreement”).

STORE CAPITAL Corp – DLA Piper LLP (US) 444 West Lake Street, Suite 900 Chicago, Illinois 60606-0089 T 312.368.4000 F 312.236.7516 W www.dlapiper.com (February 28th, 2019)

We have acted as special tax counsel to STORE Capital Corporation, a Maryland corporation (the “Company”), in connection with the offer and sale of $350,000,000 aggregate principal amount of the Company’s 4.625% Senior Notes due 2029, pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-3 (No. 333- 223206) (the “Registration Statement”), filed on February 26, 2018 with respect to the offer and sale from time to time by the Company of debt securities (the “Offering”) and a preliminary prospectus supplement, dated February 25, 2019 and a final prospectus supplement dated February 25, 2019 (together, the “Prospectus Supplement”).

Diversicare Healthcare Services, Inc. – SECOND AMENDED AND RESTATED GUARANTY (REVOLVING LOANS) (February 28th, 2019)

THIS SECOND AMENDED AND RESTATED GUARANTY (“Guaranty”) dated as of February 26, 2016, by DIVERSICARE HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC., a Delaware corporation (“Guarantor”), is to and for the benefit of THE PRIVATEBANK AND TRUST COMPANY, an Illinois banking corporation in its capacity as administrative agent for the Lenders identified below (together with its successors and assigns, the “Administrative Agent”).

Diversicare Healthcare Services, Inc. – FOURTH AMENDMENT TO SECOND AMENDED AND RESTATED TERM LOAN AND SECURITY AGREEMENT AND OMNIBUS RELEASE (February 28th, 2019)

THIS FOURTH AMENDMENT TO SECOND AMENDED AND RESTATED TERM LOAN AND SECURITY AGREEMENT AND OMNIBUS RELEASE (this “Amendment”) dated as of December 1, 2018, by and among CIBC BANK USA, formerly known as The PrivateBank and Trust Company, an Illinois banking corporation (together with its successors and assigns, “Administrative Agent”) in its capacity as administrative agent for the Lenders (as defined below), the Lenders, and the Affiliates of DIVERSICARE HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC. identified on the signature pages as “Borrower” (individually and collectively, “Borrower”).

Cable One, Inc. – SECOND SUPPLEMENTAL INDENTURE (February 28th, 2019)

Second Supplemental Indenture (this “Second Supplemental Indenture”), dated as of January 31, 2019, among Cable One, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Issuer”), Delta Communications, L.L.C., an Illinois limited liability company (the “Guaranteeing Subsidiary”), an affiliate of the Issuer, and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee (the “Trustee”).

Diversicare Healthcare Services, Inc. – SIXTH AMENDMENT TO THIRD AMENDED AND RESTATED REVOLVING LOAN AND SECURITY AGREEMENT (February 28th, 2019)

THIS SIXTH AMENDMENT TO THIRD AMENDED AND RESTATED REVOLVING LOAN AND SECURITY AGREEMENT (this “Amendment”) dated as of December 1, 2018, is by and among CIBC BANK USA, formerly known as The PrivateBank and Trust Company, an Illinois banking corporation (together with its successors and assigns, “Administrative Agent”) in its capacity as administrative agent for the Lenders (as defined below), the Lenders, DIVERSICARE MANAGEMENT SERVICES CO., a Tennessee corporation, and certain of its affiliates parties hereto identified on the signature pages as “Borrower” (individually and collectively, “Borrower”).

Diversicare Healthcare Services, Inc. – SECOND AMENDED AND RESTATED GUARANTY (TERM LOAN) (February 28th, 2019)

THIS SECOND AMENDED AND RESTATED GUARANTY (“Guaranty”) dated as of February 26, 2016, by DIVERSICARE HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC., a Delaware corporation (“Guarantor”), is to and for the benefit of THE PRIVATEBANK AND TRUST COMPANY, an Illinois banking corporation in its capacity as administrative agent for the Lenders identified below (together with its successors and assigns, the “Administrative Agent”).

Broadwind Energy, Inc. – SIXTH AMENDMENT TO LOAN AND SECURITY AGREEMENT (February 26th, 2019)

THIS SIXTH AMENDMENT TO LOAN AND SECURITY AGREEMENT (this “Amendment”) is dated as of January 16, 2019, by and among CIBC BANK USA, formerly known as THE PRIVATEBANK AND TRUST COMPANY (“Lender”), BROADWIND ENERGY, INC., a Delaware corporation (“Parent”), BRAD FOOTE GEAR WORKS, INC., an Illinois corporation (“Brad Foote”), BROADWIND TOWERS, INC., a Wisconsin corporation (“Towers”), RED WOLF COMPANY, LLC, a North Carolina limited liability company (“Red Wolf”), BROADWIND SERVICES, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“Services,” and collectively with Parent, Brad Foote, Towers and Red Wolf, “Borrowers,” and each, a “Borrower”).

Brown & Brown, Inc. – ASSET PURCHASE AGREEMENT (February 26th, 2019)

This Asset Purchase Agreement (this “Agreement”), dated as of October 22, 2018, is made and entered into by and among BBHG, Inc., a Florida corporation (“Buyer”); Brown & Brown, Inc., a Florida corporation and parent company of Buyer (“Parent”); The Hays Group, Inc., a Minnesota corporation (“THG”); The Hays Group of Wisconsin, LLC, a Minnesota limited liability company (“THGW”); The Hays Benefits Group, LLC, a Minnesota limited liability company (“THBG”); PlanIT, LLC, a Minnesota limited liability company (“PlanIT”), The Hays Benefits Group of Wisconsin, LLC, a Minnesota limited liability company (“THBGW”); The Hays Group of Illinois, LLC, a Minnesota limited liability company (“THGI”); and Claims Management of Missouri, LLC, a Missouri limited liability company (“CMM,” and together with THG, THGW, THBG, PlanIT, THBGW and THGI, each a “Seller” and collectively, the “Sellers”); and THG, as the Sellers’ Representative (the “Sellers’ Representative”). Buyer and each Seller are each a “P

Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastr/Util Div & Inc Fund – PRESS RELEASE SOURCE: First Trust Advisors L.P. FIRST TRUST ADVISORS L.P. ANNOUNCES PORTFOLIO MANAGER UPDATE FOR MACQUARIE/FIRST TRUST GLOBAL INFRASTRUCTURE/UTILITIES DIVIDEND & INCOME FUND WHEATON, IL -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- February 26, 2019 -- First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") announced today that Macquarie Capital Investment Management LLC ("MCIM") and Four Corners Capital Management LLC ("Four Corners"), investment sub-advisors for the Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastructure/Utilities Dividend & Income Fund (NYSE: MFD) (the "Fund"), will release an update on the market and the Fund for (February 26th, 2019)
First Trust Mlp & Energy Income Fund – PRESS RELEASE SOURCE: First Trust Advisors L.P. FIRST TRUST ADVISORS L.P. ANNOUNCES PORTFOLIO MANAGER UPDATE FOR FEI, FEN, FIF AND FPL WHEATON, IL -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- February 25, 2019 -- First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") announced today that Energy Income Partners, LLC ("EIP"), investment sub- advisor for First Trust MLP and Energy Income Fund (NYSE: FEI), First Trust Energy Income and Growth Fund (NYSE MKT: FEN), First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund (NYSE: FIF), and First Trust New Opportunities MLP & Energy Fund (NYSE: FPL) (the "Funds"), will release an update on the market and the Fund (February 25th, 2019)
First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund – PRESS RELEASE SOURCE: First Trust Advisors L.P. FIRST TRUST ADVISORS L.P. ANNOUNCES PORTFOLIO MANAGER UPDATE FOR FEI, FEN, FIF AND FPL WHEATON, IL -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- February 25, 2019 -- First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") announced today that Energy Income Partners, LLC ("EIP"), investment sub- advisor for First Trust MLP and Energy Income Fund (NYSE: FEI), First Trust Energy Income and Growth Fund (NYSE MKT: FEN), First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund (NYSE: FIF), and First Trust New Opportunities MLP & Energy Fund (NYSE: FPL) (the "Funds"), will release an update on the market and the Fund (February 25th, 2019)
First Trust New Opportunities Mlp & Energy Fund – PRESS RELEASE SOURCE: First Trust Advisors L.P. FIRST TRUST ADVISORS L.P. ANNOUNCES PORTFOLIO MANAGER UPDATE FOR FEI, FEN, FIF AND FPL WHEATON, IL -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- February 25, 2019 -- First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") announced today that Energy Income Partners, LLC ("EIP"), investment sub- advisor for First Trust MLP and Energy Income Fund (NYSE: FEI), First Trust Energy Income and Growth Fund (NYSE MKT: FEN), First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund (NYSE: FIF), and First Trust New Opportunities MLP & Energy Fund (NYSE: FPL) (the "Funds"), will release an update on the market and the Fund (February 25th, 2019)
First Trust Specialty Finance & Financial Opportunities Fund – PRESS RELEASE SOURCE: First Trust Advisors L.P. FIRST TRUST ADVISORS L.P. ANNOUNCES PORTFOLIO MANAGER UPDATE FOR FIRST TRUST SPECIALTY FINANCE AND FINANCIAL OPPORTUNITIES FUND WHEATON, IL -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- February 22, 2019 -- First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") announced today that Confluence Investment Management, LLC ("Confluence"), investment sub-advisor for First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund (NYSE: FGB) (the "Fund"), will release an update on the market and the Fund for financial advisors and investors. The update will be available TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2019, (February 22nd, 2019)
Littelfuse Inc /De – JOINDER AGREEMENT THIS JOINDER AGREEMENT (the “Agreement”), dated as of October 22, 2018, is by and between (i) each of LITTELFUSE INTERNATIONAL HOLDING, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, LITTELFUSE HOLDING, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, and MONOLITH SEMICONDUCTOR INC., a Delaware corporation (each, a “Subsidiary”), and (ii) BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., in its capacity as Agent under that certain Credit Agreement (as it may be amended, modified, restated or supplemented from time to time, the “Credit Agreement”), dated as of March 4, 2016, by and among Littelfuse, Inc., a Delaw (February 22nd, 2019)
Brunswick Corp – BRUNSWICK CORPORATION (February 19th, 2019)

These TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (the “Agreement”), entered into as of [DATE] (the “Effective Date”), between Brunswick Corporation, a Delaware corporation with its headquarters at 26125 N. Riverwoods Boulevard, Suite 500, Mettawa, Illinois, 60045 (the “Company”), and [NAME] (the “Executive”).

Cosmos Holdings Inc. – Contract (February 19th, 2019)

STOCK PURCHASE AGREEMENT dated as of February 18, 2019 (this “Agreement”) between Alto Opportunity Master Fund, SPC – Segregated Master Portfolio B, a company organized under the laws of the Cayman Islands (“Seller”) and Cosmos Holdings Inc., a Nevada corporation with offices located at 141 West Jackson Blvd, Suite 4236, Chicago, Illinois 60604 (“Purchaser” or the “Company”).

Inland Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. – AMENDED AND RESTATED BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT (February 15th, 2019)

THIS AMENDED AND RESTATED BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”), dated as of February 11, 2019, is entered into by and between Inland Real Estate Income Trust, Inc., a Maryland corporation (the “Company”), and IREIT Business Manager & Advisor Inc., an Illinois corporation (the “Business Manager”).

World Financial Network Credit Card Master Trust – Re: World Financial Network Credit Card Master Note Trust, Series 2019-A (February 14th, 2019)

We have acted as special counsel to WFN Credit Company, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“WFN LLC”), World Financial Network Credit Card Master Trust (“WFNMT”) and World Financial Network Credit Card Master Note Trust (the “Trust”), in connection with (a) the filing by WFN LLC with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Act”), of the above-captioned Registration Statement (as amended, the “Registration Statement”), registering notes representing debt of the Trust, (b) the offering of the $500,000,000 Class A Asset Backed Notes, Series 2019-A (the “Class A Notes”), and $37,162,000 Class M Asset Backed Notes, Series 2019-A (together with the Class A Notes, the “Offered Notes”), and (c) the issuance of $25,338,000 Class B Asset Backed Notes, Series 2019-A (together with the Offered Notes, the “Notes”) described in the Prospectus, dated February 12, 2019 (the “Prospectus”

Alight Inc. / DE – CASH REPLACEMENT AWARD AGREEMENT (February 14th, 2019)

THIS CASH REPLACEMENT AWARD AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”), by and among Hewitt Associates LLC, an Illinois limited liability company (the “Company”), and [                ] (“Employee”) is made as of [    ], 2017.

GEE Group Inc. – EXECUTIVE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (February 14th, 2019)

THIS EXECUTIVE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (the "Agreement") is made and effective as of February 13, 2019 (the "Effective Date"), between GEE Group Inc., an Illinois corporation, whose principal place of business is 7751 Belfort Parkway Suite 150 Jacksonville, Florida 32256 (the "Company" or "Employer") and Kim Thorpe, an individual whose address is in Jacksonville Beach, Florida. (the "Executive").

World Financial Network Credit Card Master Trust – February 14, 2019 Mayer Brown LLP 71 South Wacker Drive Chicago, Illinois 60606-4637 Main Tel (312) 782-0600 Main Fax (312) 701-7711 www.mayerbrown.com WFN Credit Company, LLC 3075 Loyalty Circle Columbus, Ohio 43219 Re: World Financial Network Credit Card Master Note Trust, Series 2019-A Registration Statement on Form SF-3 (Nos. 333-208463 and 333-208463-01) (February 14th, 2019)

We have acted as special counsel to WFN Credit Company, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“WFN LLC”), World Financial Network Credit Card Master Trust (“WFNMT”) and World Financial Network Credit Card Master Note Trust (the “Note Trust”), in connection with (a) the filing by WFN LLC with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Act”), of the above-captioned Registration Statement (as amended, the “Registration Statement”), registering notes representing debt of the Note Trust, (b) the offering of $500,000,000 Class A Asset Backed Notes, Series 2019-A (the “Class A Notes”), and $37,162,000 Class M Asset Backed Notes, Series 2019-A (together with the Class A Notes, the “Offered Notes”), and (c) the issuance of $25,338,000 Class B Asset Backed Notes, Series 2019-A (together with the Offered Notes, the “Notes”) described in the Prospectus, dated February 12, 2019 (the “Prosp

First Trust Senior Floating Rate 2022 Target Term Fund – PRESS RELEASE SOURCE: First Trust Advisors L.P. FIRST TRUST ADVISORS L.P. ANNOUNCES PORTFOLIO MANAGER UPDATE FOR FIRST TRUST SENIOR FLOATING RATE INCOME FUND II AND FIRST TRUST SENIOR FLOATING RATE 2022 TARGET TERM FUND WHEATON, IL -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- February 13, 2019 -- First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") announced today that its Leveraged Finance Investment Team, portfolio manager for the First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II (NYSE: FCT) and First Trust Senior Floating Rate 2022 Target Term Fund (NYSE: FIV) (each a "Fund" or collectively, the "Funds"), will release an update on th (February 13th, 2019)
First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund Ii – PRESS RELEASE SOURCE: First Trust Advisors L.P. FIRST TRUST ADVISORS L.P. ANNOUNCES PORTFOLIO MANAGER UPDATE FOR FIRST TRUST SENIOR FLOATING RATE INCOME FUND II AND FIRST TRUST SENIOR FLOATING RATE 2022 TARGET TERM FUND WHEATON, IL -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- February 13, 2019 -- First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") announced today that its Leveraged Finance Investment Team, portfolio manager for the First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II (NYSE: FCT) and First Trust Senior Floating Rate 2022 Target Term Fund (NYSE: FIV) (each a "Fund" or collectively, the "Funds"), will release an update on th (February 13th, 2019)
Xeris Pharmaceuticals Inc – FIRST AMENDMENT TO OFFICE LEASE AGREEMENT (February 11th, 2019)

THIS FIRST AMENDMENT TO OFFICE LEASE AGREEMENT (this “Amendment”) is made and entered into as of the 20th day of November, 2018 (the “Effective Date”), by and between 180 N LASALLE PROPERTY OWNER LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“Landlord”), and XERIS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC., a Delaware corporation (“Tenant”).

Exelon Generation Co Llc – Exelon Corporation Year End Review 2018 THIS YEAR GAAP Earnings $2.07 per share 2018 Total Shareholder Return of ~18% percent Increased annual dividend 5% to $1.45 for 2019 Adjusted earnings Outperformed the utility sector index three of $3.12 per share* consecutive years 2 0 1 8 H IGH LIGH T S & P E R F ORMA NCE Exelon Utilities Exelon Generation Grid Investment 159 TWhs $5.5 billion Owned and operated 2018 production to replace aging infrastructure and was best on record improve reliability to the benefit of customers in 2018 94.6% 2018 nuclear capacity factor All four utilities have top quar (February 8th, 2019)
Cosmos Holdings Inc. – Contract (February 6th, 2019)

STOCK PURCHASE AGREEMENT dated as of February 5, 2019 (this “Agreement”) between Hudson Bay Master Fund Ltd, a company organized under the laws of the Cayman Islands (“Seller”) and Cosmos Holdings Inc., a Nevada corporation with offices located at 141 West Jackson Blvd, Suite 4236, Chicago, Illinois 60604 (“Purchaser” or the “Company”).

American Superconductor Corp /De/ – SUBCONTRACT AGREEMENT (February 5th, 2019)

This Subcontract Agreement No. 08900001-007 (the "Agreement") dated October 31, 2018 by and between American Superconductor Corporation, a Delaware corporation with offices at 114 East Main Street, Ayer, MA 01432 ("AMSC") and Commonwealth Edison, an Illinois corporation with offices at 440 South LaSalle, Chicago, IL 60605 ("Subcontractor"), and shall become effective as of the Effective Date (as defined below). AMSC and Subcontractor may be referred herein separately as a “Party” and collectively as the "Parties."

Amedisys Inc – Joinder Agreement (February 4th, 2019)

THIS JOINDER AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”), dated as of February 4, 2019, is by and among Compassionate Care Hospice of San Diego, LLC, a California limited liability company (“CCH of San Diego”), Peaceful Days Hospice, Inc., a California corporation (“Peaceful Days”), Pathways to Compassion of California, LLC, a California limited liability company (“Pathways of California”), Compassionate Care Hospice West, LLC, a California limited liability company (“CCH West”), Compassionate Care Hospice of Delaware, L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company (“CCH of Delaware”), Compassionate Care Hospice of the Delmar Peninsula, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“CCH of Delmar Peninsula”), Compassionate Care Hospice Group, Inc., a Florida corporation (“CCH Group”), Compassionate Care Hospice of Central Florida, Inc., a Florida corporation (“CCH of Central Florida”), Compassionate Care Hospice of Miami Dade and the Florida Keys, Inc., a Florida corporation (“CCH of Miami Dade and the Fl

First Trust High Income Long/Short Fund – PRESS RELEASE SOURCE: First Trust Advisors L.P. FIRST TRUST ADVISORS L.P. ANNOUNCES PORTFOLIO MANAGER UPDATE FOR FIRST TRUST HIGH INCOME LONG/SHORT FUND WHEATON, IL -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- February 4, 2019 -- First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") announced today that MacKay Shields LLC ("MacKay"), investment sub- advisor for First Trust High Income Long/Short Fund (NYSE: FSD) (the "Fund"), will release an update on the market and the Fund for financial advisors and investors. The update will be available WEDNESDAY, February 6, 2019, AT 5:00 P.M. EASTERN TIME UNTIL 11:59 P.M. EASTERN TIME ON TUESDAY, (February 4th, 2019)
AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. – AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO CREDIT AGREEMENT (February 1st, 2019)

This AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO CREDIT AGREEMENT, dated as of January 31, 2019 (this “Second Amendment”), among AF SOLUTIONS HOLDINGS LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“Holdings”), AGROFRESH INC., an Illinois corporation (the “Borrower”), each 2019 Refinancing Revolving Lender and BANK OF MONTREAL, as administrative agent (in such capacity, together with its successors and assigns, the “Administrative Agent”).

Littelfuse Inc /De – NEWS RELEASE Littelfuse Inc.8755 West Higgins Road, Suite 500Chicago, Illinois 60631p: (773) 628-1000 f: (773) 628-0802www.littelfuse.com (January 30th, 2019)

CHICAGO, January 30, 2019 - Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ: LFUS), a global manufacturer of leading technologies in circuit protection, power control and sensing, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 29, 2018:

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund – PRESS RELEASE SOURCE: First Trust Advisors L.P. FIRST TRUST ADVISORS L.P. ANNOUNCES PORTFOLIO MANAGER UPDATE FOR FIRST TRUST INTERMEDIATE DURATION PREFERRED & INCOME FUND WHEATON, IL -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- January 23, 2019 -- First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") announced today that Stonebridge Advisors LLC ("Stonebridge"), investment sub-advisor for First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (NYSE: FPF) (the "Fund"), will release an update on the market and the Fund for financial advisors and investors. The update will be available FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2019, AT 5:00 P.M. EASTERN TIM (January 23rd, 2019)
Lightwave Logic, Inc. – PURCHASE AGREEMENT (January 22nd, 2019)

THIS PURCHASE AGREEMENT (the “Agreement”), dated as of January 21, 2019, by and between LIGHTWAVE LOGIC, INC., a Nevada corporation (the “Company”), and LINCOLN PARK CAPITAL FUND, LLC, an Illinois limited liability company (the “Investor”).