Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 24, 2020




Accolade, Inc.

(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)




Delaware   001-39348   01-0969591

(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)


  (Commission File Number)  

(IRS Employer
Identification No.)


1201 Third Avenue, Suite 1700
Seattle, WA

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)       (Zip Code)


(206) 926-8100

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)


Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)




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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share   ACCD  

The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC


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Emerging growth company x


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Item 1.02. Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement


On July 24, 2020, Accolade, Inc. repaid all of the outstanding obligations in respect of principal, interest, fees and expenses under the Loan and Security Agreement, dated as of January 30, 2017 (as amended by the First Amendment to Loan and Security Agreement, dated as of March 22, 2018, the Second Amendment to Loan and Security Agreement, dated as of July 19, 2019 and the Third Amendment to Loan and Security Agreement, dated as of May 7, 2020, the “Loan Agreement”), among Accolade, Inc., MD Insider, Inc., and Escalate Capital Partners SBIC III, LP. The payoff amount of approximately $26.0 million was comprised of (1) $24.5 million of principal, (2) accrued payment-in-kind interest of $0.6 million, (3) accrued current interest of $0.1 million, and (4) fees and expenses (including a prepayment fee) of $0.8 million. Upon such repayment, the Loan Agreement was terminated effective July 24, 2020.






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


    Accolade, Inc.
Dated: July 27, 2020    
    By:   /s/ Stephen Barnes
      Stephen Barnes
      Chief Financial Officer