SEC Filings

AVEXIS, INC. filed this Form 8-K on 06/22/2017
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exercise any right with respect to the registration of any of the Undersigned’s Shares, or file or cause to be filed any registration statement in connection therewith, under the Act. The foregoing restriction is expressly agreed to preclude the undersigned from engaging in any hedging or other transaction which is designed to or which reasonably could be expected to lead to or result in a sale or disposition of the Undersigned’s Shares even if such Shares would be disposed of by someone other than the undersigned. Such prohibited hedging or other transactions would include, without limitation, any short sale or any purchase, sale or grant of any right (including, without limitation, any put or call option) with respect to any of the Undersigned’s Shares or with respect to any security that includes, relates to, or derives any significant part of its value from such Shares (collectively, a “Swap Transaction”). If the undersigned is an officer or director of the Company, the undersigned further agrees that the foregoing provisions shall be equally applicable to any issuer-directed Shares the undersigned may purchase in the offering.


The initial Lock-Up Period will commence on the date of this Lock-Up Agreement and continue for 90 days after the Public Offering date set forth on the final prospectus used to sell the Shares (the “Public Offering Date”) pursuant to the Underwriting Agreement.


Notwithstanding the foregoing, the undersigned may transfer or otherwise dispose of the Undersigned’s Shares (and the foregoing restrictions shall not apply to such transfers or dispositions) (i) as a bona fide gift or gifts, provided that the donee or donees thereof agree to be bound in writing by the restrictions set forth herein, (ii) to any trust for the direct or indirect benefit of the undersigned or the immediate family of the undersigned, provided that the trustee of the trust agrees to be bound in writing by the restrictions set forth herein, and provided further that any such transfer shall not involve a disposition for value, (iii) in Transactions or Swap Transactions relating to shares of Common Stock or securities convertible into or exercisable for shares of Common Stock acquired in the Public Offering or in open market transactions after the Public Offering Date, (iv) in connection with the exercise of options, warrants or other rights to acquire shares of Common Stock or any security convertible into or exercisable for shares of Common Stock in accordance with their terms (including the settlement of restricted stock units and including, in each case, by way of net exercise and/or to cover withholding tax obligations in connection with such exercise, but for the avoidance of doubt, excluding all manners of exercise that would involve a sale of any securities, whether to cover the applicable aggregate exercise price, withholding tax obligations or otherwise) pursuant to an employee benefit plan, option, warrant or other right disclosed in the Prospectus, provided that any such shares issued upon exercise of such option, warrant or other right shall be subject to the restrictions set forth herein, (v) by will or intestacy, provided that the legatee, heir or other transferee, as the case may be, agrees to be bound in writing by the restrictions set forth herein, (vi) pursuant to a court order or settlement agreement related to the distribution of assets in connection with the dissolution of a marriage or civil union, provided that the transferee agrees to be bound in writing by the restrictions set forth herein, (vii) to the Company pursuant to agreements under which the Company has the option to repurchase such shares or a right of first refusal with respect to transfers of such shares upon termination of service of the undersigned, (viii) as part of a distribution, transfer or disposition without consideration by the undersigned to its limited or general partners, members, stockholders or affiliates (as defined under Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”)), provided that the transferee agrees to be bound in writing by the restrictions set forth herein and there shall be no further transfer of such capital stock except in accordance with this Lock-Up Agreement, (ix) pursuant to a merger, consolidation, tender offer or other similar transaction involving a Change of Control of the Company and approved by the Company’s board of directors, provided that, in the event that such Change of Control is not completed, the Undersigned’s Shares shall remain subject to the restrictions contained in this Lock-Up Agreement and title to the Undersigned’s Shares shall remain with the undersigned, [(x) through sales effected pursuant to a plan, contract or instruction that satisfies the requirements of Rule 10b5-1(c)(1)(i)(B) that was in effect on the date hereof, provided that any filing required or voluntarily made under the Exchange Act shall note that such transaction was conducted pursuant to a pre-established 10b5-1 plan,](1) or [(x)/(xi)] with the prior written consent of the Representatives on behalf of the Underwriters; provided that in the case of clauses (i) through (vi) and (viii) above, no filing under the Exchange Act or any other public


(1)  NTD — to only be included in Lock-up executed by Sukumar Nagendran



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