Tender and Support Agreement (2015)Full Document 

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This TENDER AND SUPPORT AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”), dated as of May 5, 2015, is entered into by and among Pitney Bowes Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Parent”), BrickBreaker Acquisition Corp., a Delaware corporation and a Subsidiary of Parent (“Purchaser”), and each of the persons set forth on Schedule A hereto (each, a “Stockholder”).  All terms used but not otherwise defined in this Agreement shall have the respective meanings ascribed to such terms in the Merger Agreement (as defined below).

WHEREAS, as of the date hereof, each Stockholder is the record and beneficial owner (as defined in Rule 13d-3 under the Exchange Act) of the number of shares of Company Common Stock set forth opposite such Stockholder’s name on Schedule A (all such shares of Company Common Stock, together with any shares of Company Common Stock that are hereafter issued to or otherwise directly or indirectly acquired or beneficially owned by such Stockholder prior to the Termination Date (as defined below) (collectively “After-Acquired Shares”), being referred to herein as the “Subject Shares” of such Stockholder), provided that “Subject Shares” shall not include Shares beneficially owned in the form of Company Options, but only to the extent such Company Options remain unvested, restricted or unexercised, as the case may be;

WHEREAS, concurrently with the execution hereof, Parent, Purchaser and Borderfree Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), are entering into an Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of the date hereof (as it may be amended pursuant to the terms thereof, the “Merger Agreement”), which provides, among other things, for Purchaser to commence an offer to purchase all the outstanding shares of Company Common Stock and for the Merger of the Company and Purchaser, upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Merger Agreement; and

WHEREAS, as a condition to their willingness to enter into the Merger Agreement, and as an inducement and in consideration for Parent and Purchaser to enter into the Merger Agreement, each Stockholder has agreed to enter into this Agreement.

NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing and the respective representations, warranties, covenants and agreements set forth below and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the parties hereto, intending to be legally bound, do hereby agree as follows:


1.1.            Agreement to Tender.  Subject to the terms of this Agreement, unless the Merger Agreement has been validly terminated in accordance with its terms, each Stockholder hereby agrees to accept the Offer with respect to all the Subject Shares of such Stockholder and tender or cause to be tendered in the Offer all of such Stockholder’s Subject Shares that such Stockholder is permitted to tender under applicable Law pursuant to and in accordance with the terms of the Offer, free and clear of all Share Encumbrances except for Permitted Share Encumbrances (each as defined  below).  Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, as promptly as practicable after, but in no event later than ten (10) business days after, the commencement (within the meaning of Rule 14d-2 under the Exchange Act) of the Offer (or in the case of any After-Acquired Shares directly or indirectly issued to or acquired or otherwise beneficially owned by such Stockholder subsequent to such tenth (10th) business day, or in each case if such Stockholder has not received the Offer Documents by such time, no later than two (2) business days after the acquisition of such After-Acquired Shares or receipt of the Offer Documents, as the case may be), each Stockholder shall deliver pursuant to the terms of the Offer (a) a letter of transmittal (together with all other documents or instruments required to be delivered by Company stockholders pursuant to such letter) with respect to all of such Stockholder’s Subject Shares complying with the terms of the Offer and (b) a certificate or certificates representing all such Subject Shares that are certificated or, in the case of Subject Shares that are Book Entry Shares, written instructions to such Stockholder’s broker, dealer or other nominee that such Subject Shares be tendered in the Offer, including a reference to this Agreement, and requesting delivery of an “agent’s message” or such other evidence, if any, of transfer as the Paying Agent may request to effect or evidence the transfer thereof.  Each Stockholder agrees that, once any of such Stockholder’s Subject Shares are tendered, such Stockholder will not withdraw such Subject Shares from the Offer, unless and until (i) the Merger Agreement shall have been validly terminated in accordance with its terms, (ii) the Offer shall have been terminated, withdrawn or shall have expired, or (iii) this Agreement shall have been terminated in accordance with Section 5.2 hereof.  Upon the occurrence of (i), (ii) or (iii) in the preceding sentence, Parent and Purchaser shall promptly return, and shall cause the Paying Agent to promptly return, all Subject Shares tendered by Stockholder.
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