to Pledge Agreement
ACCESSION SUPPLEMENT, dated as of [•], 20[•] (this “Supplement”) to the Pledge Agreement dated as of December 8, 2016 (as amended, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time, the “Pledge Agreement”), among MEDPACE ACQUISITION, INC., a Delaware corporation (“Parent”), MEDPACE INTERMEDIATECO, INC., a Delaware corporation (the “Borrower”), each other direct or indirect subsidiary of the Borrower party hereto on the date hereof and each Additional Pledgor from time to time party hereto (collectively, the “Pledgors” and each, a “Pledgor”), and WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, as administrative agent (in such capacity, the “Administrative Agent”, which term shall include its successors, assigns and transferees).
A.Reference is made to that certain Credit Agreement, dated December 8, 2016 (as amended, supplemented, restated or otherwise modified from time to time, the “Credit Agreement”), among, inter alios, Parent, the Borrower and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as Administrative Agent.
B.Capitalized terms used herein and not otherwise defined herein shall have the meanings assigned to such terms in the Pledge Agreement.
C.The Pledgors have entered into the Pledge Agreement in order to induce the Lenders to make extensions of credit to the Borrower. Pursuant to Section 6.12 of the Credit Agreement, certain Subsidiaries of the Borrower may be required to enter into the Pledge Agreement as a Pledgor. Section 14.09 of the Pledge Agreement provides that each such Subsidiary shall become a Pledgor under the Pledge Agreement by execution and delivery of an instrument in the form of this Supplement. The undersigned Subsidiary (the “New Pledgor”) is executing this Supplement in accordance with such requirements to become a Pledgor under the Pledge Agreement.
Accordingly, the Administrative Agent and the New Pledgor agrees as follows:
SECTION 1.In accordance with Section 14.09 of the Pledge Agreement, the New Pledgor by its signature below becomes a Pledgor under the Pledge Agreement with the same force and effect as if originally named therein as a Pledgor and the New Pledgor hereby (a) agrees to all the terms and provisions of the Pledge Agreement applicable to it as a Pledgor thereunder and (b) represents and warrants that the representations and warranties made by it as a Pledgor thereunder are true and correct on and as of the date hereof. In furtherance of the foregoing, the New Pledgor, as security for the payment and performance in full of the Secured Obligations, does hereby create and grant to the Administrative Agent, and its successors and assigns, a security interest in and lien on all of the New Pledgor’s right, title and interest in and to the Pledged Collateral of the New Pledgor. Each reference to a “Pledgor” and an “Additional Pledgor” in the Pledge Agreement shall be deemed to include the New Pledgor. The Pledge Agreement is hereby incorporated herein by reference.
SECTION 2.The New Pledgor represents and warrants to the Administrative Agent that this Supplement has been duly authorized, executed and delivered by it and constitutes its legal, valid and binding obligation, enforceable against it in accordance with its terms.
SECTION 3.This Supplement may be executed in counterparts (and by different parties hereto in different counterparts), each of which shall constitute an original, but all of which when taken together