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Washington, D.C.  20549
Current Report
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 22, 2023
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
2790 Skypark Drive, Suite 105, Torrance, California
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Zip Code)
(310) 641-4234
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
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Item 1.01.
Entry Into a Material Definitive Agreement
On September 22, 2023, Sustainable Oils, Inc. (“SusOils”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Global Clean Energy Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”), entered into a series of intercompany transactions providing for the incremental funding of certain of SusOils working capital requirements by BKRF OCB, LLC (“BKRF”), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company and primary borrower under the Company’s senior secured term loan Credit Agreement (“Senior Credit Agreement”) by and among BKRF, BKRF OCP, LLC, as the pledgor, Bakersfield Renewable Fuels, LLC, Orion Energy Partners TP Agent, LLC, in its capacity as the administrative agent (the “Administrative Agent”).
In consideration for the Administrative Agent’s consent to enter into the intercompany transactions, SusOils executed and delivered to BKRF a secured intercompany promissory note, dated September 22, 2023, in the initial principal amount of $15 million (the “Intercompany Note”), which provides for repayment of the amounts borrowed from BKRF under the Intercompany Note plus interest accruing at 15% per annum on or before August 22, 2024.  The Intercompany Note also requires that SusOils enter into a non-exclusive intercompany license agreement with BKRF, on or before October 7, 2023, pursuant to which BKRF would be licensed certain rights to use certain of SusOils’ intellectual property.
In addition, SusOils entered into a (i) pledge and security agreement, dated September 22, 2023 (the “Security Agreement”), pursuant to which it granted to BKRF a security interest in all of its assets, and (ii) guaranty agreement, dated September 22, 2023 (the “Guaranty”), pursuant to which SusOils has agreed to guaranty up to $15 million that may be owned under the Credit Agreement (which such amount is subject to reduction for amounts paid under the Intercompany Note).  The Guaranty will remain in place until such time as the Intercompany Note has been repaid in full.
The foregoing descriptions of the Intercompany Note, Security Agreement and Guaranty are qualified in their entirety by reference to such agreements, copies of which are filed herewith as Exhibit 10.1. Exhibit 10.2 and Exhibit 10.3, respectively, and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 2.03
Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.
The description in Item 1.01 above regarding the Guaranty, which relates to the creation of a direct financial obligation of certain of the Company’s subsidiaries, is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
/s/ Nikhil Vasa
Nikhil Vasa
September 28, 2023
Chief Financial Officer