UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
_____________________________
 
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
 
Date of Report:
 
(Date of earliest event reported)
 
March 26, 2007
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QUIKBYTE SOFTWARE, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
 
Colorado
(State or other Jurisdiction of Incorporation or Organization)
 
000-52228
(Commission File Number)
 
33-0344842
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
     
 
936A Beachland
Boulevard, Suite 13
Vero Beach, FL 32963
(Address of Principal Executive Offices and zip code)
 

(772) 231-7544
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
 
N/A
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of registrant under any of the following provisions:
 
o Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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o Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
o Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
 


 


Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995

Information included in this Form 8-K may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"). This information may involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of QuikByte Software, Inc. (“QuikByte”) to be materially different from future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by any forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements, which involve assumptions and describe QuikByte’s future plans, strategies and expectations, are generally identifiable by use of the words "may," "will," "should," "expect," "anticipate," "estimate," "believe," "intend" or "project" or the negative of these words or other variations on these words or comparable terminology. These forward-looking statements are based on assumptions that may be incorrect, and there can be no assurance that these projections included in these forward-looking statements will come to pass. QuikByte's actual results could differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements as a result of various factors. Except as required by applicable laws, QuikByte undertakes no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statements for any reason, even if new information becomes available or other events occur in the future.

Item 1.01 Entry into Material Agreement

Effective March 26, 2007, QuikByte Software, Inc., a Colorado corporation (the “Company”) entered into an management agreement (“Management Agreement”) with Vero Management, L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company (“Vero”) under which Vero has agreed to provide a broad range of managerial and administrative services to the Company including, but not limited to, assistance in the preparation and maintenance of the Company’s financial books and records, the filing of various reports with the appropriate regulatory agencies as are required by State and Federal rules and regulations, the administration of matters relating to the Company’s shareholders including responding to various information requests from shareholders as well as the preparation and distribution to shareholders of relevant Company materials, and to provide office space, corporate identity, telephone and fax services, mailing, postage and courier services (“Services”). In exchange for the provision of the Services, the Company will pay Vero $2,000 per month.

Kevin R. Keating owns and controls Vero and is also a director, CEO, CFO, President, Treasurer and Secretary of the Company. The terms of Management Agreement were determined based on terms which the Company believes would be available to it from third parties on an arms’ length basis.

Kevin R. Keating is the father of Timothy J. Keating, the principal member of Keating Investments, LLC. Keating Investments, LLC is the managing member of KI Equity Partners V, LLC (“KI Equity”), the controlling stockholder of the Company. Timothy J. Keating is the manager of KI Equity.
 

 
A copy of the Management Agreement is included as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report and is incorporated herein by this reference. All references to the Management Agreement are qualified, in their entirety, by the text of such exhibit.

Item 3.02 Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities

On March 26, 2007, the Company issued 7,500,000 shares of its common stock (“Common Stock”) to KI Equity for a purchase price of $75,000, or $0.01 per share. The proceeds from the purchase price will be used for working capital to pay expenses to maintain the reporting status of the Company.

On March 26, 2007, the Company issued 1,600,000 shares of its Common Stock to Kevin R. Keating, the sole officer and a director of the Company, for services rendered to the Company valued at $16,000, or $0.01 per share.

On March 26, 2007, the Company also issued 5,500,000 shares of its Common Stock to Garisch Financial, Inc. (“GFI”) for consulting services rendered to the Company valued at $55,000, or $0.01 per share.

The above shares of Common Stock were issued under an exemption from registration under Section 4(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“Securities Act”). As such, the shares of Common Stock issued to KI Equity, Kevin R. Keating and GFI will be restricted shares, and the holder thereof may not sell, transfer or otherwise dispose of such shares without registration under the Securities Act or an exemption therefrom. The Company has granted demand and piggyback registration rights to KI Equity, Kevin R. Keating and GFI with respect to the above shares.

Immediately following the above stock issuances, the Company had 79,302,460 shares of Common Stock outstanding. KI Equity owns a total of 67,500,000 shares of the Company’s Common Stock immediately after the above stock issuances.
 
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
 
(d)
 Exhibits.

 
Exhibit Number
Description
     
 
10.1
Management Agreement by and between QuikByte Software, Inc. and Vero Management, L.L.C. dated March 26, 2007


 
SIGNATURES
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, QuikByte Software, Inc. has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
 
     
  QuikByte Software, Inc.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Date: March 26, 2007 By:   /s/ Kevin R. Keating
 
Kevin R. Keating, President and CEO
   
 


EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit Number
Description
   
10.1
Management Agreement by and between QuikByte Software, Inc. and Vero Management, L.L.C. dated March 26, 2007
 

 
AGREEMENT

THIS AGREEMENT is effective as of March 26, 2007, by and between Vero Management, L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company with its principal place of business located at 936A Beachland Boulevard, Suite 13, Vero Beach, FL 32963 (“Vero”) and QuikByte Software, Inc., a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the state of Colorado, with its principal place of business located at 936A Beachland Boulevard, Suite 13, Vero Beach, FL 32963 (“Client”). Vero and Client may each be referred to as a “Party” or collectively as the “Parties.”

RECITALS

WHEREAS, Vero is engaged in the business of providing managerial and administrative support services to public and private companies; and

WHEREAS, Client desires to engage the services of Vero as described herein and Vero desires to perform such services, all in accordance with the terms and conditions herein set forth;

NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual promises and covenants set forth herein, the Parties hereby agree as follows:

1.
Intent and Services
 
It is the general nature and intent of this Agreement that Vero will provide to Client a broad range of managerial and administrative services including but not limited to assistance in the preparation and maintenance of its financial books and records, the filing of various reports with the appropriate regulatory agencies as are required by State and Federal rules and regulations, the administration of matters relating to Client’s shareholders including responding to various information requests from shareholders as well as the preparation and distribution to shareholders of relevant Client materials, and the providing of office space, corporate identity, telephone and fax services, mailing, postage and courier services (“Services”). This Agreement shall be liberally construed in order to insure that Vero provides to Client those Services necessary for Client to efficiently manage its business operations, efficiently respond to its shareholders and timely comply with its regulatory reporting requirements. The parties hereto specifically acknowledge and agree that Vero will not provide any legal, auditing, accounting, investment banking or capital formation services to Client.

2.
Term

This Agreement shall be in effect for a term of one (1) year commencing on the date hereof; provide that either party may terminate this Agreement upon written notice to the other party at any time. At the end of the initial term, this Agreement shall remain in effect until terminated in writing by either party. All duties for payment of compensation owed to Vero and those duties that generally survive termination shall survive the termination of this agreement.

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3.
Compensation

In consideration of the services provides hereunder, Vero shall be entitled to the following compensation:

 
a)
Client shall pay Vero a fee equal to $2,000 per month for each month, or any part thereof, that the Services hereunder are provided. The Parties specifically agree that in no event will the monthly fees be prorated either due to the initiation of Services following the first day of a particular month or the termination of Services prior to month’s end;

 
b)
Client shall reimburse Vero for any out-pocket expenses incurred by Vero in connection with its Services hereunder (including, without limitation, expenses of consultants and advisors engaged by Vero to perform all or any part of the Services hereunder, provided such expenses are approved by Client in advance).

Vero shall bill Client for the Services on the first day of each month and payment shall be due within seven (7) business days thereafter.

4.
Independent Contractor

Vero shall be, and is deemed to be, an independent contractor in the performance of its duties hereunder. Vero shall have no power to enter into any agreement on behalf of or otherwise bind Client without the express prior written consent of Client. Vero shall be free to pursue, conduct, carry on and provide for its own account (or for the account of others) similar Services to other clients.

5.
Indemnification

Client agrees to indemnify and hold Vero and its officers, directors, shareholders, managers, members, agents, advisors, consultants and employees (“Indemnified Parties”) harmless from any and all losses, expenses, claims, damages or liabilities (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) incurred by any Indemnified Party arising out of or related to the performance of Vero's duties under this Agreement, and Client shall, at the option of Vero, reimburse Vero or pay directly for any and all legal or other expenses incurred in connection with the investigation or defense of any action or claim in connection therewith. Notwithstanding the aforesaid, Client shall not be liable for any loss, claim, damage or liability that is found (as set forth in a final judgment by a court of competent jurisdiction) to have resulted in a material part from any act by Vero which constitutes fraud or gross negligence by Vero.

6.
Confidentiality

Vero agrees that any information provided to it by Client of a confidential nature will not be revealed or disclosed to any person or entity, except in the performance of this Agreement. Upon the termination of this Agreement and following receipt of a written request from Client, all documentation provided by Client to Vero will be returned to it or destroyed.
 
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7.
Notices

All notices hereunder shall be in writing addressed to the Party at the address herein set forth, or at such other address as to which notice: pursuant to this section may be given, and shall be given by personal delivery, by certified mail (return receipt requested), Express Mail or by national overnight courier. Notices will be deemed given upon the earlier of actual receipt or three (3) business days after being mailed or delivered to such courier service.

Notices shall be addressed as follows:

If to Vero:
Vero Management, L.L.C.
936A Beachland Boulevard, Suite 13
Vero Beach, FL 32963
Attn: Kevin R. Keating, Manager
 
If to Client:
QuikByte Software, Inc.,
936A Beachland Boulevard, Suite 13
Vero Beach, FL 32963
Attn: Kevin R. Keating, President
 
Any notices to be given hereunder will be effective if executed by and sent by the attorneys for the Parties giving such notice, and in connection therewith the Parties and their respective counsel agree that, in giving such notice, such counsel may communicate directly in writing, with such Parties to the extent necessary to give such notice.

8.
Representations and Warranties of Client

Client represents and warrants that:

 
a)
Client will cooperate fully and timely with Vero to enable Vero to perform the Services that may be rendered hereunder;

 
b)
Client has full power and authority to enter into this Agreement;

 
c)
The performance by Client of this Agreement will not violate any applicable court decree, law or regulation, nor will it violate any provision(s) of the organizational or corporate governance documents of Client or any contractual obligation by which Client may be bound; and

 
d)
All information supplied to Vero by Client, shall be true and accurate and complete in all material respects, to the best of Client's knowledge.
 
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9.
Representations and Warranties of Vero

Vero represents and warrants that:

 
a)
It has full power and authority to enter this Agreement;

 
b)
It has the requisite skill and experience to perform the Services and to carry out and fulfill its duties and obligations hereunder; and

 
c)
It will use its best efforts to complete all Services in a timely and professional manner.

10.
Governing Law, Dispute Resolution, and Jurisdiction

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida, without giving effect to the conflicts of laws principles thereof. All disputes, controversies or claims (“Disputes”) arising out of or relating to this Agreement shall in the first instance be the subject of a meeting between a representative of each Party who has decision-making authority with respect to the matter in question. Should the meeting either not take place or not result in a resolution of the Dispute within twenty (20) business days following notice of the Dispute to the other Party, then the Dispute shall be resolved in a binding arbitration proceeding to be held in Orlando, Florida, in accordance with the international rules of the American Arbitration Association. The Parties agree that a panel of one arbitrator shall be required. Any award of the arbitrator shall be deemed confidential information for a minimum period of five years. The arbitrator may award attorneys’ fees and other arbitration related expense, as well as pre- and post-judgment interest on any award of damages, to the prevailing Party, in their sole discretion.

11.
Miscellaneous

 
a)
No Waiver. No provision of this Agreement maybe waived except by agreement in writing signed by the waiving Party. A waiver of any term or provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any other term or provision.

 
b)
Non-assignability. This Agreement is not assignable without the written consent of the other Party.

 
c)
Multiple Counterparts. This Agreement may be executed in multiple counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original. It shall not be necessary that each Party executes each counterpart, or that any one counterpart be executed by more than one Party so long as each Party executes at least one counterpart.

 
d)
Severability. If any provision of this Agreement is declared by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid for any reason, such invalidity shall not affect the remaining provisions of this Agreement.

 
e)
Construction. No provision of this Agreement shall be construed against any Party by virtue of the fact that that this Agreement was primarily prepared by such Party.
 
 
f)
Headings. The section and paragraph heading shall not be deemed a part of this Agreement.
 
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IN WITNESS WHEREOF the undersigned have executed this Agreement as of the day and year first above written.
 
 
Vero Management, L.L.C.    QuikByte Software, Inc. 
         
         
By: /s/ Kevin R. Keating    By: /s/ Kevin R. Keating
  Kevin R. Keating, Manager     Kevin R. Keating, President
 
Agreed to by the Client’s Principal Shareholder:
 
KI Equity Partners V, LLC    
         
         
By: /s/ Timothy J. Keating      
  Timothy J. Keating, Manager      
 
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