The Maximum Amount Guarantee Contract
Contract No.: 201112080012-1
Party A: Shenzhen Development Bank Co., Ltd. Shenzhen Xinzhou Sub-Branch
Add: 1st F, Zhongchengtianyi Building, Xinzhou Road, Futian District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
|Tel: 23480048||Fax: 23480054|
|Head: Nannan Fu||Position: President|
Party B (guarantor): Dangyu Pan
Type of certificate: ID card ID number:
In order to perform the contract (hereinafter referred to as the principal contract) between Party A and Shenzhen Highpower CO., LTD (hereinafter referred to as the debtor, Party B is willing to be the guarantor of the debtor under the principal contract and take joint liabilities. Party A and Party B reached this agreement after willing negotiation and both sides shall abide by the following clauses.
Article 1 range of guarantee
Under this comprehensive line of credit numbered 201112080012-1, all the liabilities the debtor should take (including contingent liabilities), the principal, interest, penalty interest and compound interest, claims fees. The maximum principal is RMB ONE HUNDRED MILLION ONLY (RMB 100,000,000.00). Interest, penalty interest and compound interest are calculated in accordance with the master contract until the date of the debt paid off. The cost of achieving debt includes but not limited to expenses of notice, express, identification, litigation, lawyer, travel, assessment, auction, property preservation, mandatory execution, etc.
Currency exchange rate shall be the quotation on the day actual business happens announced by Party B except RMB.
Article 2 the period of guarantee
From the effective date of this contract to the due date of all the concrete credit debts under the principal contract, and plus two more years. The period of any specific contract is calculated separately, and if any credit defers, the period also defers two years from the due day of credit.
Article 3 The debtor shall not transfer the line of credit to other third party.
Article 4 Other matters agreed by the 2 parties, No other matters.
Article 5 This agreement is written in two originals, one for Party A, and one for Party B and debtor. Each original enjoy the equally authentic.
Article 6 Coerce execution notarization
The two parties shall not enter into coerce execution notarization.
Article 7 Responsibility of guarantee
Party B shall take the joint guarantee liability for all the debts (including contingent liabilities) the principal, interests, penalties and compound interest, claim fees. If the debtor does not fulfill the repayment obligations when the credit is due (including contract expires and early maturity) or other occurrence of the default under the contract, party A can either claim on the debtor, or directly claim on Party B for compensation. Party B irrevocably authorized party A to debit the due amount directly from the Party B's bank account if the debtor does not fulfill the repayment obligations when the credit is due (including contract expires and early maturity) or other occurrence of the default under the contract.
Whether or not the debtor or a third party provides the property security (mortgage or pledge), party A has the right to request Party B to take the responsibility of guarantee without first dispose of collateral.
Article 8 The guarantee of the contract is independent, and is not effected by other guarantor’ securities.
Article 9 The guarantee of the contract is irrevocable, and it is not effected by any contract signed between debtor and any other party or changed by debtor's bankruptcy, insolvency, loss of business qualifications, amendment of the Articles of Association.
Article 10 Event of default and liability for breach of contract
1. Events of default
One of the following circumstances shall be viewed as a default:
(1) Party B fails to fulfill its duties and obligations, or expressly states or indicates by its conduct that it will not perform its obligations under the contract.
(2) The relevant certifications and documents Party B submitted to or any announcements Party B made are untrue, inaccurate, incomplete or contain any false records, misleading statements or major omissions.
(3) Party B conceals the true important information, and doesn’t cooperate with party A on investigation, examination, inspection.
(4) To Party B, there exists indolent management and recourse due debt or it transfers property or uses other ways to avoid debts by ways of gratis, unreasonably-low price and other improper means.
(5) Party B violates similar contracts signed with party A or any other thirty parties, or issues any bonds, or enters into litigation or arbitration arise from bonds issuance.
(6) The guarantee contract is invalid or revoked.
(7)The debt of principal contract expires or has a early maturity, all or part of the debt is not paid off.
(8) Party B evades bank debts on purpose through related party transactions or other ways.
(9) When Party B is an enterprise:
9.1 There are major problems in Party B’s business circumstances, such as deteriorated financial situation, significant financial loss, loss of assets (including but not limited to loss of assets arise from guarantee for external parties ), or other financial crisis.
9.2 Party B is subject to administrative penalties, criminal sanctions because of illegal operations or being investigated by authorities, and may be subject to administrative penalties, criminal sanctions.
9.3 Party B is to spin-off, merger, major merger, acquisition or restructure, a significant disposal of assets, capital reduction, liquidation, reorganization, bankruptcy, dissolution, etc.
9.4 The controlling shareholder or actual controller of Party B changes, and party A deem that it already or may endanger the claims under this contract, or major events happen to Party B's controlling shareholders, actual controllers, legal representative and senior management staff, including but not limited to be subject to administrative penalties, criminal sanctions because of illegal operations or being investigated by authorities, or may be subject to administrative penalties, criminal sanctions, or enter into litigation or arbitration, serious deterioration of the financial situation, declaring bankruptcy or dissolution, etc.
9.5 Party B’s industry changes adversely, Party A considers which has or may endanger the claims under this contract.
(10) When Party B is an individual:
10.1 Disability, unemployment, relocation, job changes, business changes and any other changes that party A believes already have affected or may affect Party B to fulfill security responsibilities.
10.2 Party B is held criminally responsible, or by other enforcement measures or to restrict a right taken by the relevant authorities that has been or may affect Party B to fulfill security responsibilities.
10.3 The heir or legatee of Party B waive inheritance, bequest, or accept the inheritance, bequest, but refuse to assume security responsibility.
(11) Other situations that have affected or may affect Party B to fulfill security responsibilities.
2. Liability for breach of contract
Under the above circumstances, party A shall have rights to,
(1) Require Party B to take guarantee responsibility, and deduct the outstanding amount from Party B’s account for all the debts (including contingent liabilities) the principal, interests, penalties interests and compound interest, claim fees (including but not limited to expenses of litigation, lawyer, notarization, execution, etc.)
(2) Require Party B to provide new guarantee that satisfies party A’s requirements including but not limited to mortgage or pledge.
(3) To require Party B to repay all damage of Party A.
(4) Claim subrogation to debtor of Party B, in accordance with the requirements of Party A, Party B needs to provide all necessary cooperation and assistance, and Party B shall bear the cost.
(5) Request the people's court for revocation of the behaviors that party B waive due credit or transfer property or dispose of assets freely or with manifestly unreasonably low price.
(6)Claim other relief measures according to law and the contract.
Article 11 Party A has the right to require the debtor to repay the credit according to law when the principal contract or the specific contract is invalid for whatever reason. When the situation above occur, the contract is not affected, and Party B still take guarantee responsibility for the contract.
Article 12 the statement, guarantee and promise of Party B
1. Party B has the legal power, right and authority to sign, deliver and perform this contract. This contract constitutes a valid and binding agreement to Party B and according to the terms of the contract execution can be done to Party B.
2. Party B is a validly existing and good reputation company founded in the judicial area, with all the corporate rights and government licensing and approval in current business.
3. Party B guarantees that the information provided is true, complete, legal, valid, and does not contain any false record, misleading statement or significant omission.
4. Party B hereby promises to completely performance all obligations in good way under the contract, and without prior written consent of Party A, Party B will not make any behavior (including Party B shall act but not, or should not act but act) to endanger the realization of claims under the contract.
5. Party B hereby promises to give a written notice to Party A within ten days when changes residence, mailing address, telephone number and business scope, legal representative, etc. If Party B does not fulfill the obligation of notifying Party A, the notice and documents are deemed to have been delivered in accordance with the original mailing address.
6. Party B hereby confirms that signing this contract is the true meaning by having carefully reviewed and fully being aware of and understanding all the terms of this contract.
Article 13 amendment the contract
1.Agreed by both parties, the contract can be amended or canceled in written form.
2. Party A should notify Party B in time before the amendment, and Party B still take guarantee responsibility for the amended contract after agreement. But when the amendment of contract reduces the credit of debtor (including but not limited to the less of credit amount or the period), Party B shall be deemed to have agreed the amendment and Party A need not to notify Party B,Party B still take guarantee responsibility for the amended contract.
Article 14 The duration of this contract, Party A take tolerance, indulgence or delay to any breach of the act or delay of Party B under this contract that shall not prejudice, influence or restrict all the rights of creditor in accordance with the contract and relevant laws and regulations, and should not be regarded as the permission to any acts of destruction under the contract or give up the right to take action on existing or future violations.
Article 15 Applicable law and dispute settlement
1. This contract is signed in accordance with PRC laws and applicable PRC laws.
2. The contract dispute can be resolved in accordance with the main contract.
Article 16 This agreement becomes effective after signed by authorized representatives (if natural person, it should be signed by this natural person, if legal person or other organization, it should be signed and stamped by authorized person).
Party A (Stamp)
Signature of legal representative or deputy:
Date: December 12, 2011
/s/ Dang Yu Pan
Party B (signature)
Signature of legal representative or deputy:
Date: December 12, 2011