(f) (i) Each Industry Investor hereby agrees that unless specifically invited in writing by the Company to do so, none of the Industry Investors or any of their Affiliates will, or will cause or knowingly permit any of its or their directors, officers, employees, investment bankers, attorneys, accountants or other advisors or representatives to, in any manner, directly or indirectly: (A) effect or seek, initiate, offer or propose (whether publicly or otherwise) to effect, or cause or participate in or in any way advise, assist or encourage any other person to effect or seek, initiate, offer or propose (whether publicly or otherwise) to effect or cause or participate in: (1) any acquisition of any securities (or beneficial ownership thereof) or assets of the Company; (2) any tender or exchange offer, merger, consolidation or other business combination involving the Company; (3) any recapitalization, restructuring, liquidation, dissolution, sale of assets or other extraordinary transaction with respect to the Company; or (4) any solicitation of proxies (as such terms are used in the proxy rules of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission) or consents to vote any voting securities of the Company; (B) form, join or in any way participate in a group (as defined under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended) with respect to any securities of the Company; (C) otherwise act, alone or in concert with others, to seek to control or influence the management, Board of Directors or policies of the Company; (D) take any action which might reasonably force the Company to make a public announcement regarding any of the types of matters set forth in (A) above; or (E) enter into any agreements, discussions or arrangements with any third party with respect to any of the foregoing. Each Industry Investor also agrees not to request that the Company (or its directors, officers, employees or agents), directly or indirectly, amend or waive any provision of this subsection 2.4(f) (including without limitation this sentence) or the proviso in the last clause of Section 2.12. SKB represents and warrants that, except for shares of Series C Preferred Stock of the Company purchased by SKB pursuant to that certain Series C Preferred Stock Purchase Agreement dated June 15, 2005 by and among the Company and certain stockholders of the Company, neither SKB nor any of its Affiliates owns, of record or beneficially, any voting securities of the Company, or any securities convertible into or exercisable for any such voting securities. BI represents and warrants that, except for shares of Series D Preferred Stock of the Company purchased by BI pursuant to the Series D Agreement, neither BI nor any of its Affiliates owns, of record or beneficially, any voting securities of the Company, or any securities convertible into or exercisable for any such voting securities.
(ii) Nothing in this subsection 2.4(f) shall prohibit (A) an Industry Investor or its Affiliates from purchasing additional equity securities of the Company if after such purchase such Industry Investor and its Affiliates would own no greater percent of the total voting power of all voting securities of the Company then outstanding than such Industry Investor and its Affiliates own on the date hereof; (B) an Industry Investor or its Affiliates from acquiring securities of the Company issued in connection with stock splits or recapitalizations or on exercise of pre-emptive rights or rights of first offer afforded to Company stockholders generally or under this Agreement or the Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation of the Company; (C) an Industry Investor or its Affiliates or any of its or their respective directors, officers and employees from purchasing securities of the Company pursuant to (I) a pension plan established for the benefit of such employees, (II) any employee benefit plan of such Industry Investor or its Affiliates, (ill) any stock portfolios not controlled by such Industry Investor or any of its Affiliates that invest in the Company among other companies; (D) personal investment by any director or officer of such Industry Investor or its Affiliates in securities of the Company unless such director or officer is with such Industry Investor or its Affiliates part of a group (as