Center Bancorp, Inc. – Small Business Lending Fund - Securities Purchase Agreement (September 22nd, 2011)
THIS SECURITIES PURCHASE AGREEMENT (the "Agreement") is made as of the Effective Date set forth above (the "Signing Date") between the Secretary of the Treasury ("Treasury") and the Company named above (the "Company"), an entity existing under the laws of the Jurisdiction of Organization stated above in the Organizational Form stated above. The Company has elected to participate in Treasury's Small Business Lending Fund program ("SBLF"). This Agreement contains the terms and conditions on which the Company intends to issue preferred stock to Treasury, which Treasury will purchase using funds appropriated under SBLF.
Center Bancorp, Inc. – United States Department of the Treasury 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, Nw Washington, D.C. 20220 (September 22nd, 2011)
Reference is made to that certain Letter Agreement incorporating the Securities Purchase Agreement - Standard Terms (the "Securities Purchase Agreement"), dated as of the date set forth on Schedule A hereto, between the United States Department of the Treasury (the "Investor") and the company set forth on Schedule A hereto (the "Company"). Capitalized terms used but not defined herein shall have the meanings assigned to them in the Securities Purchase Agreement. Pursuant to the Securities Purchase Agreement, at the Closing, the Company issued to the Investor the number of shares of the series of its preferred stock set forth on Schedule A hereto (the "Preferred Shares") and a warrant to purchase the number of shares of its common stock set forth on Schedule A hereto (the "Warrant").