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16. BRAC's Proposed Business Combination

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16. BRAC's Proposed Business Combination
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Jun. 30, 2019
Business Combinations [Abstract]  
BRAC's Proposed Business Combination

Note 16 – BRAC’s Proposed Business Combination

 

Business Combination Agreement

 

On December 19, 2018, BRAC entered into the Business Combination Agreement with Merger Sub, Allied Esports, Ourgame, Noble and Primo. The Business Combination Agreement was amended on August 5, 2019 and the Business Combination Agreement as amended is referred to as the Amended Business Combination Agreement. The merger closed on August 9, 2019 (see Note 17 - Subsequent Events).

 

Subject to the Amended Business Combination Agreement, (i) Noble will merge with and into Allied Esports (the “Redomestication Merger”) with Allied Esports being the surviving entity in such merger and (ii) immediately after the Redomestication Merger, Merger Sub will merge with and into Allied Esports with Allied Esports being the surviving entity of such merger (the “Transaction Merger” and together with the Redomestication Merger, the “Mergers”).

 

The Mergers result in BRAC acquiring two of Ourgame’s global esports and entertainment assets, Allied Esports and WPT. Allied Esports is a premier esports entertainment company with a global network of dedicated esports properties and content production facilities. WPT is the creator of the World Poker Tour® (WPT®) – the premier name in internationally televised gaming and entertainment with brand presence in land-based tournaments, television, online and mobile. The proposed transaction will seek to strategically combine the globally recognized Allied Esports brand with the three-pronged business model of the iconic World Poker Tour, featuring in-person experiences, multiplatform content and interactive services, to leverage the high-growth opportunities in the global esports industry.

  

Upon consummation of the Mergers (the “Closing”), the BRAC will issue to the former owners of Allied Esports and WPT (i) an aggregate of 11,602,754 shares of common stock, par value $0.0001 per share, of BRAC common stock and (ii) an aggregate of 3,800,003 warrants to purchase shares of common stock of the BRAC.

 

In addition to the consideration described above, the former owners of Allied Esports and WPT will receive their pro rata portion of an aggregate of an additional 3,846,153 shares of the BRAC’s common stock if the last sales price of BRAC’s common stock equals or exceeds $13.00 per share (as adjusted for stock splits, stock dividends, reorganizations and recapitalizations) for thirty (30) consecutive days at any time during the five (5) year period commencing on the date of the Closing (the “Closing Date”).

 

The Business Combination Agreement, which original called for a debt repayment to Ourgame of $35,000,000 was amended to call for BRAC to (i) assume $10,000,000 of the debt obligations of Ourgame and Noble (including an additional $1,200,000 of accrued interest) and (ii) repay Ourgame the remaining balance of $23,800,000 by paying $3,500,000 in cash to Ourgame and its designees, issuing to Ourgame and its designees 2,928,679 shares of BRAC’s common stock and Ourgame retaining $1,000,000 of the proceeds of such loans to pay its transaction expenses incurred in the Merger. In connection with entering into the Amendment, BROG, as BRAC’s founder, agreed to transfer an aggregate of 600,000 shares of BRAC’s common stock held by it to Ourgame.

 

Conditions to Consummation of the Business Combination

 

Consummation of the transactions contemplated by the Amended Business Combination Agreement is subject to certain closing conditions including, among others, (i) approval by the stockholders of BRAC, and (ii) that BRAC have available cash in an amount not less than $22,000,000 after payment to stockholders who elect to redeem their shares of common stock in accordance with the provisions of BRAC’s charter documents. This second condition was waived by Ourgame prior to the close.

 

Termination

 

The Amended Business Combination Agreement could be terminated at any time prior to the Closing Date (whether before or after BRAC’s shareholder vote has been obtained) by mutual written consent of BRAC and Ourgame and Noble and in certain other limited circumstances, including if the proposed Business Combination has not been consummated by August 9, 2019 (as amended in BRAC’s charter). The Business Combination closed on August 9, 2019 (see Note 17 - Subsequent Events).