EX-10.22 49 tv497562_ex10-22.htm EXHIBIT 10.22


Exhibit 10.22


May 17, 2017


MARCorp Signal, LLC

18W140 Butterfield Road

Suite 1180

Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181


Re:Management Rights


Ladies and Gentlemen:


This letter will confirm our agreement that pursuant to and effective as of your purchase ofa Senior Secured Original Issue Discount Convertible Note of Summit Semiconduct, LLC (the “Company”), MARCorp Signal, LLC (the “Investor”) shall be entitled to the following contractual management rights, in addition to any rights to non-public financial information, inspection rights, and other rights specifically provided to all investors of the Company:


1.            Investor shall be entitled to consult with and advise management of the Company on significant business issues, including management’s proposed annual operating plans, and management will meet with Investor regularly during each year at the Company’s facilities at mutually agreeable times for such consultation and advice and to review progress in achieving said plans.


2.            Investor may examine the books and records of the Company and inspect its facilities and may request information at reasonable times and intervals concerning the general status of the Company’s financial condition and operations, provided that access to highly confidential proprietary information and facilities need not be provided.


3.            The Company shall invite a representative of the Investor to attend all meetings of its Board of Directors in a nonvoting observer capacity and, in this respect, shall give such representative copies of all notices, minutes, consents, and other materials that it provides to its directors at the same time and in the same manner as provided to such directors; provided, however, that such representative shall agree to hold in confidence and trust and to act in a fiduciary manner with respect to all information so provided; and provided further, that the Company reserves the right to withhold any information and to exclude such representative from any meeting or portion thereof if access to such information or attendance at such meeting could adversely affect the attorney-client privilege between the Company and its counsel or result in disclosure of trade secrets or a conflict of interest, or if such Investor or its representative is a competitor of the Company.





4.            Investor agrees it will keep confidential and will not disclose, divulge, or use for any purpose (other than to monitor its investment in the Company) any confidential information obtained from the Company pursuant to the terms of this letter agreement, unless such confidential information (a) is known or becomes known to the public in general, (b) is or has been independently developed or conceived by the Investor without use of the Company’s confidential information, or (c) is or has been made known or disclosed to the Investor by a third party without a breach of any obligation of confidentiality such third party may have to the Company; provided, however, that an Investor may disclose confidential information (i) to its attorneys, accountants, consultants, and other professionals to the extent necessary to obtain their services in connection with monitoring its investment in the Company; (ii) to any prospective purchaser of any securites in the Company from such Investor, (iii) to any existing or prospective affiliate, partner, member, stockholder, or wholly owned subsidiary of such Investor in the ordinary course of business, provided that such Investor informs such oerson or entity that such information is confidential and directs such person or entity to maintain the confidentiality of such information; or (iv) as may otherwise be required by law, provided that the Investor promptly notifies the Company of such disclosure and takes reasonable steps to minimize the extent of any such required disclosure.


5.             The rights described herein shall terminate and be of no further force or effect upon (a) such time as no securities of the Company are held by the Investor or its affiliates; (b) the consummation of the sale of the Company’s securities pursuant to a registration statement filed by the Company under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, in connection with the firm commitment underwritten offering of its securities to the general public; or (c) the consummation of a merger or consolidation of the Company that is effected (i) for independent business reasons unrelated to extinguishing such rights; and (ii) for purposes other than (A) the reincorporation of the Company in a different state; or (B) the formation of a holding company that will be owned exclusively by the Company’s stockholders and will hold all of the outstanding shares of capital stock of the Company’s successor. The confidentiality obligations referenced herein will survive any such termination.


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Very truly yours,   Agreed and Accepted:
MARCorp Signal, LLC   Summit Semiconductor, LLC
By: /s/ Jeffery L. McCoy   By: /s/ Brett Moyer
Name: Jeffery L. McCoy   Name: Brett Moyer
Title: President   Title: President and CEO