EX-10.5 9 vrrm-ex105_340.htm EX-10.5 vrrm-ex105_340.htm

Exhibit 10.5

 

 

Execution Version

 

 

REVOLVING CREDIT AGREEMENT

 

among

 

 

GREENLIGHT ACQUISITION CORPORATION,

as HOLDINGS,

 

 

ATS CONSOLIDATED, INC.,

as LEAD BORROWER,

 

 

the other Parties listed as a Borrower on the signature pages hereto,

as BORROWERS,

 

VARIOUS LENDERS

 

and

 

BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,

as ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT and COLLATERAL AGENT

 

 

 

Dated as of March 1, 2018

 

BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,

BMO CAPITAL MARKETS CORP.,

CREDIT SUISSE SECURITIES (USA) LLC,

DEUTSCHE BANK SECURITIES INC.
and

MORGAN STANLEY SENIOR FUNDING, INC.,

as JOINT LEAD ARRANGERS

 

BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,

as SOLE BOOKRUNNER

 

MORGAN STANLEY SENIOR FUNDING, INC.

and

DEUTSCHE BANK SECURITIES INC.,

as CO-DOCUMENTATION AGENTS

 

BMO CAPITAL MARKETS CORP.

and

CREDIT SUISSE SECURITIES (USA) LLC,

as CO-SYNDICATION AGENTS

 

 

 

 


 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

 

Page

 

 

ARTICLE 1 Definitions and Accounting Terms

1

 

 

 

Section 1.01

Defined Terms

1

Section 1.02

Terms Generally and Certain Interpretive Provisions

47

Section 1.03

Limited Condition Transactions

48

Section 1.04

Classification and Reclassification

49

 

 

ARTICLE 2 Amount and Terms of Credit

49

 

 

 

Section 2.01

The Commitments

49

Section 2.02

Loans

49

Section 2.03

Borrowing Procedure

50

Section 2.04

Evidence of Debt; Repayment of Loans

51

Section 2.05

Fees

52

Section 2.06

Interest on Loans

52

Section 2.07

Termination and Reduction of Commitments

53

Section 2.08

Interest Elections

54

Section 2.09

Optional and Mandatory Prepayments of Loans

55

Section 2.10

Payments Generally; Pro Rata Treatment; Sharing of Set‑offs

56

Section 2.11

Defaulting Lenders

57

Section 2.12

Swingline Loans

58

Section 2.13

Letters of Credit

59

Section 2.14

Settlement Amongst Lenders

64

Section 2.15

Revolving Commitment Increase

64

Section 2.16

Lead Borrower

66

Section 2.17

Overadvances

66

Section 2.18

Protective Advances

66

Section 2.19

Extended Loans

66

 

 

ARTICLE 3 Yield Protection, Illegality and Replacement of Lenders

68

 

 

 

Section 3.01

Increased Costs, Illegality, etc.

68

Section 3.02

Compensation

70

Section 3.03

Change of Lending Office

70

Section 3.04

Replacement of Lenders

70

Section 3.05

Inability to Determine Rates

71

Section 3.06

LIBOR Successor Rate

71

 

 

ARTICLE 4 [Reserved]

72

 

 

ARTICLE 5 Taxes

72

 

 

 

Section 5.01

Net Payments

72

 

 

ARTICLE 6 Conditions Precedent to Credit Extensions on the Closing Date

74

 

 

 

Section 6.01

Revolving Credit Agreement

74

Section 6.02

[Reserved].

74

Section 6.03

Opinions of Counsel

74

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Section 6.04

Corporate Documents; Proceedings, etc.

74

Section 6.05

Acquisition; Refinancing

74

Section 6.06

[Reserved]

75

Section 6.07

Intercreditor Agreement

75

Section 6.08

[Reserved]

75

Section 6.09

Security Agreement

75

Section 6.10

Guaranty Agreement

75

Section 6.11

Financial Statements; Pro Forma Balance Sheets; Projections

76

Section 6.12

Solvency Certificate

76

Section 6.13

Fees, etc.

76

Section 6.14

Representations and Warranties

76

Section 6.15

Patriot Act

76

Section 6.16

Notice of Borrowing

76

Section 6.17

Officer’s Certificate

77

Section 6.18

Material Adverse Effect

77

Section 6.19

Borrowing Base Certificate

77

Section 6.20

Availability

77

 

 

ARTICLE 7 Conditions Precedent to All Credit Extensions after the Closing Date

77

 

 

 

Section 7.01

Notice of Borrowing

77

Section 7.02

Availability

77

Section 7.03

No Default

77

Section 7.04

Representations and Warranties

77

 

 

ARTICLE 8 Representations, Warranties and Agreements

77

 

 

 

Section 8.01

Organizational Status

77

Section 8.02

Power and Authority; Enforceability

78

Section 8.03

No Violation

78

Section 8.04

Approvals

78

Section 8.05

Financial Statements; Financial Condition; Projections

78

Section 8.06

Litigation

79

Section 8.07

True and Complete Disclosure

79

Section 8.08

Use of Proceeds; Margin Regulations

79

Section 8.09

Tax Returns and Payments

80

Section 8.10

ERISA

80

Section 8.11

The Security Documents

81

Section 8.12

Properties

81

Section 8.13

Capitalization

81

Section 8.14

Subsidiaries

81

Section 8.15

Compliance with Statutes, OFAC Rules and Regulations; Patriot Act; FCPA

81

Section 8.16

Investment Company Act

82

Section 8.17

[Reserved]

82

Section 8.18

Environmental Matters

82

Section 8.19

Labor Relations

82

Section 8.20

Intellectual Property

82

Section 8.21

EEA Financial Institutions

83

Section 8.22

Borrowing Base Certificate

83

 

 

ARTICLE 9 Affirmative Covenants

83

 

 

 

Section 9.01

Information Covenants

83

Section 9.02

Books, Records and Inspections; Conference Calls

86

Section 9.03

Maintenance of Property; Insurance

87

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Section 9.04

Existence; Franchises

88

Section 9.05

Compliance with Statutes, etc.

88

Section 9.06

Compliance with Environmental Laws

88

Section 9.07

ERISA

88

Section 9.08

End of Fiscal Years; Fiscal Quarters

89

Section 9.09

Assignment of Claims Act

89

Section 9.10

Payment of Taxes

89

Section 9.11

Use of Proceeds

89

Section 9.12

Additional Security; Further Assurances; etc.

89

Section 9.13

Post-Closing Actions

90

Section 9.14

Permitted Acquisitions

90

Section 9.15

[Reserved]

91

Section 9.16

Designation of Subsidiaries

91

Section 9.17

Collateral Monitoring and Reporting

91

 

 

ARTICLE 10 Negative Covenants

93

 

 

 

Section 10.01

Liens

93

Section 10.02

Consolidation, Merger, or Sale of Assets, etc.

97

Section 10.03

Dividends

100

Section 10.04

Indebtedness

103

Section 10.05

Advances, Investments and Loans

106

Section 10.06

Transactions with Affiliates

110

Section 10.07

Limitations on Payments, Certificate of Incorporation, By-Laws and Certain Other Agreements, etc.

111

Section 10.08

Limitation on Certain Restrictions on Subsidiaries

112

Section 10.09

Business

113

Section 10.10

Negative Pledges

114

Section 10.11

Financial Covenant

115

 

 

ARTICLE 11 Events of Default

116

 

 

 

Section 11.01

Payments

116

Section 11.02

Representations, etc.

116

Section 11.03

Covenants

116

Section 11.04

Default Under Other Agreements

116

Section 11.05

Bankruptcy, etc.

117

Section 11.06

ERISA

117

Section 11.07

Security Documents

117

Section 11.08

Guarantees

117

Section 11.09

Judgments

117

Section 11.10

Change of Control

117

Section 11.11

Application of Funds

118

 

 

ARTICLE 12 The Administrative Agent and the Collateral Agent

119

 

 

 

Section 12.01

Appointment and Authorization

119

Section 12.02

Delegation of Duties

120

Section 12.03

Exculpatory Provisions

120

Section 12.04

Reliance by Administrative Agent and Collateral Agent

120

Section 12.05

No Other Duties, Etc.

121

Section 12.06

Non-reliance on Administrative Agent, Collateral Agent and Other Lenders

121

Section 12.07

Indemnification by the Lenders

121

Section 12.08

Rights as a Lender

121

Section 12.09

Administrative Agent May File Proofs of Claim; Credit Bidding

121

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Section 12.10

Resignation of the Agents

122

Section 12.11

Collateral Matters and Guaranty Matters

123

Section 12.12

Bank Product Providers

124

Section 12.13

Withholding Taxes

124

 

 

ARTICLE 13 Miscellaneous

126

 

 

 

Section 13.01

Payment of Expenses, etc.

126

Section 13.02

Right of Set-off

127

Section 13.03

Notices

128

Section 13.04

Benefit of Agreement; Assignments; Participations, etc.

129

Section 13.05

No Waiver; Remedies Cumulative

133

Section 13.06

[Reserved]

133

Section 13.07

Calculations; Computations

133

Section 13.08

GOVERNING LAW; SUBMISSION TO JURISDICTION; VENUE; WAIVER OF JURY TRIAL

134

Section 13.09

Counterparts

135

Section 13.10

Joint and Several Liability of Borrowers

135

Section 13.11

Headings Descriptive

137

Section 13.12

Amendment or Waiver; etc.

137

Section 13.13

Survival

138

Section 13.14

Domicile of Loans

139

Section 13.15

Register

139

Section 13.16

Confidentiality

139

Section 13.17

USA Patriot Act Notice

140

Section 13.18

[Reserved]

140

Section 13.19

Waiver of Sovereign Immunity

140

Section 13.20

[Reserved]

140

Section 13.21

INTERCREDITOR AGREEMENT

141

Section 13.22

Absence of Fiduciary Relationship

141

Section 13.23

Electronic Execution of Assignments and Certain Other Documents

141

Section 13.24

Entire Agreement

141

Section 13.25

Acknowledgement and Consent to Bail-In of EEA Financial Institutions

141

 

 

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SCHEDULE 1.01(A)

Closing Date Refinancing Indebtedness

SCHEDULE 1.01(B)

Unrestricted Subsidiaries

SCHEDULE 1.02

Existing Letters of Credit

SCHEDULE 2.01

Commitments

SCHEDULE 2.02(c)

Designated Account

SCHEDULE 8.12

Real Property

SCHEDULE 8.14

Subsidiaries

SCHEDULE 8.19

Labor Matters

SCHEDULE 9.13

Post-Closing Actions

SCHEDULE 9.17

Deposit Accounts

SCHEDULE 10.01(iii)

Existing Liens

SCHEDULE 10.04

Existing Indebtedness

SCHEDULE 10.05(iii)

Existing Investments

SCHEDULE 10.06(viii)

Affiliate Transactions

 

 

EXHIBIT A-1

Form of Notice of Borrowing

EXHIBIT A-2

Form of Notice of Conversion/Continuation

EXHIBIT B-1

Form of Revolving Note

EXHIBIT B-2

Form of Swingline Note

EXHIBIT C

Form of U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate

EXHIBIT D

Form of Notice of Secured Bank Product Provider

EXHIBIT E

Form of Officers’ Certificate

EXHIBIT F

[Reserved]

EXHIBIT G

Form of Security Agreement

EXHIBIT H

Form of Guaranty Agreement

EXHIBIT I

Form of Solvency Certificate

EXHIBIT J

Form of Compliance Certificate

EXHIBIT K

Form of Assignment and Assumption

EXHIBIT L

Form of Intercreditor Agreement

 

 

 

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THIS REVOLVING CREDIT AGREEMENT, dated as of March 1, 2018, among GREENLIGHT ACQUISITION CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation (“Holdings”), ATS CONSOLIDATED, INC., a Delaware corporation (“Lead Borrower”), each of the other Borrowers (as defined herein) party hereto from time to time, the Lenders party hereto from time to time and BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. (“Bank of America”), as the Administrative Agent and the Collateral Agent.  All capitalized terms used herein and defined in Section 1 are used herein as therein defined.

W I T N E S S E T H:

WHEREAS, pursuant to the Acquisition Agreement, Lead Borrower will acquire 100% of the outstanding Equity Interests (to the extent remaining outstanding after giving effect to the transactions contemplated by the Acquisition Agreement) of each of Highway Toll Administration, LLC, a New York limited liability company (“HTA New York”), and Canada Highway Toll Administration, LTD, a British Columbia corporation (“HTA Canada” and, together with HTA New York, collectively, the “HTA Targets”) (the “Acquisition”);

WHEREAS, on the Closing Date, (i) Holdings, certain Borrowers, certain lenders party thereto and Bank of America, as administrative agent and collateral agent, will enter into the First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement and (ii) Holdings, certain Borrowers, certain lenders party thereto and Bank of America, as administrative agent and collateral agent, will enter into the Second Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement;

WHEREAS, (a) the Borrowers have requested that the Lenders extend credit in the form of Revolving Loans in an aggregate principal amount at any time outstanding not to exceed $75,000,000 (or such higher amount as permitted hereunder), (b) the Borrowers have requested that the Issuing Bank issue Letters of Credit in an aggregate stated amount at any time outstanding not to exceed $35,000,000 and (c) the Borrowers have requested that the Swingline Lender extend credit in the form of Swingline Loans in an aggregate principal amount at any time outstanding not to exceed $15,000,000; and  

WHEREAS, the Lenders are willing to extend such credit to the Borrowers, the Issuing Bank is willing to issue Letters of Credit for the account of the Borrowers and the Swingline Lender is willing to make Swingline Loans to the Borrowers, in each case, on the terms and subject to the conditions set forth herein.

NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants and agreements herein contained, the parties hereto covenant and agree as follows:

ARTICLE 1

Definitions and Accounting Terms

Section 1.01Defined Terms.  As used in this Agreement, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

2017 ATS Financial Statements” shall have the meaning provided in Section 9.01(b).

2017 HTA Targets Financial Statements” shall have the meaning provided in Section 9.01(b).  

ATS Borrowers” shall mean Lead Borrower, American Traffic Solutions, Inc., Lasercraft, Inc., American Traffic Solutions Consolidated, L.L.C., Platepass, L.L.C., ATS Processing Services, L.L.C., ATS Tolling LLC, Sunshine State Tag Agency LLC, Auto Tag of America LLC, Auto Titles of America LLC, American Traffic Solutions, L.L.C., Mulvihill ICS, Inc. and Mulvilhill Electrical Enterprises, Inc.

ABL Collateral” shall have the meaning set forth in the Intercreditor Agreement.

Account Debtor” shall mean any Person who may become obligated to another Person under, with respect to, or on account of, an Account.

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Accounts” shall mean all “accounts,” as such term is defined in the UCC as in effect on the date hereof in the State of New York, in which any Person now or hereafter has rights.

Acquired Entity or Business” shall mean either (x) the assets constituting a business, division, product line, manufacturing facility or distribution facility of any Person not already a Subsidiary of Lead Borrower, which assets shall, as a result of the respective acquisition, become assets of Lead Borrower or a Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower (or assets of a Person who shall be merged with and into Lead Borrower or a Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower) or (y) a majority of the Equity Interests of any such Person, which Person shall, as a result of the respective acquisition, become a Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower (or shall be merged with and into Lead Borrower or a Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower).

Acquisition” shall have the meaning provided in the recitals hereto.

Acquisition Agreement” shall mean that certain Unit Purchase Agreement (including the schedules, exhibits and disclosure letters thereto), dated as of February 3, 2018, by and among Lead Borrower, certain indirect Parent Companies of Lead Borrower, the Sellers (as defined therein) named therein and HTA Holdings, Inc., as the Seller Representative (as defined therein).

Acquisition Agreement Representations” shall mean the representations made by the HTA Targets in the Acquisition Agreement as are material to the interests of the Agents and their Affiliates that are Lenders on the Closing Date, but only to the extent that Lead Borrower or its Affiliates have the right (taking into account any applicable cure periods) to terminate their obligations (or refuse to consummate the Acquisition) under the Acquisition Agreement or not to close thereunder as a result of the failure of such representations to be true and correct.

Additional Security Documents” shall have the meaning provided in Section 9.12(a).

Adjustment Date” shall mean the first day of January, April, July and October of each fiscal year.

Administrative Agent” shall mean Bank of America, in its capacity as Administrative Agent for the Lenders hereunder, and shall include any successor to the Administrative Agent appointed pursuant to Section 12.10.

Administrative Questionnaire” shall mean an administrative questionnaire in the form supplied by the Administrative Agent.

Advisory Agreement” shall mean that certain Corporate Advisory Services Agreement dated as of May 31, 2017 by and between Greenlight Holding Corporation and the Sponsor, as may be amended, amended and restated, modified, supplemented, extended or renewed from time to time.

Affiliate” shall mean, with respect to any Person, any other Person directly or indirectly controlling, controlled by, or under direct or indirect common control with, such Person.  A Person shall be deemed to control another Person if such Person possesses, directly or indirectly, the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of such other Person, whether through the ownership of voting securities, by contract or otherwise; provided, however, that neither the Administrative Agent nor any Lender (nor any Affiliate thereof) shall be considered an Affiliate of Lead Borrower or any Subsidiary thereof as a result of this Agreement, the extensions of credit hereunder or its actions in connection therewith.

Agent Parties” shall have the meaning provided in Section 13.03(d).

Agents” shall mean the Administrative Agent, the Collateral Agent, any sub-agent or co-agent of either of the foregoing pursuant to the Credit Documents, the Lead Arrangers, the Co-Documentation Agents and the Co-Syndication Agents.

Aggregate Commitments” shall mean, at any time, the aggregate amount of the Revolving Commitments of all Lenders.  The Aggregate Commitments as of the Closing Date are $75,000,000.

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Aggregate Commitment Adjustment Factor” shall mean, as of any date of determination, a fraction, the numerator of which is the Aggregate Commitments as in effect at such date and the denominator of which is the Aggregate Commitments as of the Closing Date.

Aggregate Exposures” shall mean, at any time, the sum of (a) the aggregate Outstanding Amount of all Loans plus (b) the aggregate LC Exposure, each determined at such time.

Agreement” shall mean this Revolving Credit Agreement, as may be amended, amended and restated, modified, supplemented, extended or renewed from time to time.

Anti-Corruption Laws” shall mean all laws, rules, and regulations of any jurisdiction applicable to Lead Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries from time to time concerning or relating to bribery or corruption.

Applicable Margin” shall mean with respect to any Revolving Loan, the per annum margin set forth below, as determined by the Average Availability as of the most recent Adjustment Date or otherwise in accordance with the provisions set forth below:

Level

Average Availability (percentage of Line Cap)

Base Rate Loans

LIBO Rate Loans

I

≥  66%

0.25%

1.25%

II

≥  33% but < 66%

0.50%

1.50%

III

< 33%

0.75%

1.75%

 

Until the first Adjustment Date occurring after completion of the first full fiscal quarter after the Closing Date, the Applicable Margin shall be determined as if Level II were applicable.  Thereafter, the Applicable Margin shall be subject to increase or decrease on each Adjustment Date based on Average Availability during the immediately preceding fiscal quarter. If Lead Borrower fails to deliver any Borrowing Base Certificate on or before the date required for delivery thereof, then, upon written notice from the Administrative Agent (delivered at the request of the Required Lenders) to Lead Borrower, the Applicable Margin shall be determined as if Level III were applicable, from the first day of the calendar month following the date such Borrowing Base Certificate was required to be delivered until the date of delivery of such Borrowing Base Certificate.  

Approved Fund” shall mean any Person (other than a natural person (or a holding company, investment vehicle or trust for, or owned and operated for the primary benefit of, a natural person)) that is engaged in making, purchasing, holding or investing in bank loans and similar extensions of credit in the ordinary course of its business and that is administered or managed by (a) an existing Lender, (b) an Affiliate of an existing Lender or (c) an entity or an Affiliate of an entity that administers or manages an existing Lender.

Asset Retirement Obligation” shall mean costs required to be paid under any contract or agreement underlying any Eligible Accounts or Eligible Due From Agent Accounts at the time of any termination or lapse thereof.

Asset Retirement Reserve” shall mean a Reserve in an amount not to exceed, with respect to any Eligible Account or Eligible Due From Agent Account, the lesser of (i) the Asset Retirement Obligation with respect to the applicable contracts or agreement and (ii) the amount included in the Borrowing Base pursuant to clause (a) or (b), as applicable, of the definition thereof and attributable to such Eligible Account or Eligible Due From Agent Account, which can be taken by the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion at any time within the three months prior to the termination or lapse of the applicable agreement.  

Assignment and Assumption” shall mean an Assignment and Assumption substantially in the form of Exhibit K (appropriately completed) or such other form as shall be acceptable to the Administrative Agent and Lead Borrower (such approval by Lead Borrower not to be unreasonably withheld, delayed or conditioned).

Audited Financial Statements” shall have the meaning provided in Section 6.11.

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Availability” shall mean, as of any applicable date, the amount by which the Line Cap at such time exceeds the Aggregate Exposures on such date.

Average Availability” shall mean, at any Adjustment Date, the average daily Availability for the fiscal quarter immediately preceding such Adjustment Date.

Average Usage” shall mean, at any Adjustment Date, the average utilization of Revolving Commitments (expressed as a percentage) for the fiscal quarter immediately preceding such Adjustment Date.

Bail-In Action” shall mean the exercise of any Write-Down and Conversion Powers by the applicable EEA Resolution Authority in respect of any liability of an EEA Financial Institution.

Bail-In Legislation” shall mean, with respect to any EEA Member Country implementing Article 55 of Directive 2014/59/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Union, the implementing law for such EEA Member Country from time to time which is described in the EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule.

Bank of America” shall have the meaning provided in the preamble hereto.

Bank Product” shall mean any of the following products, services or facilities extended to any Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries:  (a) Cash Management Services; (b) products under Swap Contracts; (c) commercial credit card, purchase card and merchant card services; and (d) other banking products or services as may be requested by any Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries, other than Letters of Credit.

Bank Product Debt” shall mean Indebtedness and other obligations of a Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries relating to Bank Products.

Bank Product Reserve” shall mean the aggregate amount of reserves established by the Administrative Agent from time to time in its Permitted Discretion in respect of Secured Bank Product Obligations.

Bankruptcy Code” shall have the meaning provided in Section 11.05.

Base Rate” shall mean, for any day, a fluctuating rate per annum equal to the highest of (a) the Federal Funds Rate plus 1/2 of 1%, (b) the Prime Rate and (c) the LIBO Rate for a LIBO Rate Loan with a one month Interest Period commencing on such day plus 1.00%.

Base Rate Loan” shall mean each Revolving Loan which is designated or deemed designated as a Revolving Loan bearing interest at the Base Rate by Lead Borrower at the time of the incurrence thereof or conversion thereto.

Benefit Plan” shall mean any of (a) an “employee benefit plan” (as defined in ERISA) that is subject to Title I of ERISA, (b) a “plan” as defined in Section 4975 of the Code or (c) any Person whose assets include (for purposes of ERISA Section 3(42) or otherwise for purposes of Title I of ERISA or Section 4975 of the Code) the assets of any such “employee benefit plan” or “plan”.

Borrower Materials” shall have the meaning provided in Section 9.01.

Borrowers” shall mean, collectively, (a) Lead Borrower and (b) any Subsidiary Borrower, in each case, party hereto at such time.

Borrowing” shall mean the borrowing of the same Type of Revolving Loan by the Borrowers from all the Lenders having Commitments on a given date (or resulting from a conversion or conversions on such date), having, in the case of LIBO Rate Loans, the same Interest Period.

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Borrowing Base” shall mean at any time of calculation, an amount equal to the sum of, without duplication:

(a)the book value of Eligible Accounts of the Borrowers multiplied by the advance rate of 90%, plus

(b)the book value of Eligible Due From Agent Accounts of the Borrowers multiplied by the advance rate of 90 %, plus

(c)the lesser of (i) the net book value of Eligible Inventory of the Borrowers multiplied by the advance rate of 50% and (ii) $10,000,000, plus

(d)100% of Eligible Cash of the Borrowers, minus

(e)any Reserves established from time to time by the Administrative Agent on or after the Closing Date Borrowing Base Termination Date in accordance herewith.

Notwithstanding the foregoing or anything to the contrary in this Agreement, the Borrowing Base shall be deemed to be the Closing Date Borrowing Base until the Closing Date Borrowing Base Termination Date, regardless of the actual computation of the Borrowing Base.  

After the Closing Date Borrowing Base Termination Date, the Administrative Agent shall (i) promptly notify Lead Borrower in writing (including via e-mail) whenever it determines that the Borrowing Base set forth on a Borrowing Base Certificate differs from the Borrowing Base as determined by the Administrative Agent for such date, (ii) discuss the basis for any such deviation and any changes proposed by Lead Borrower, including the reasons for any impositions of or changes in Reserves or eligibility standards or criteria imposed or made by the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion, with Lead Borrower, (iii) consider, in the exercise of its Permitted Discretion, any additional factual information provided by Lead Borrower relating to the determination of the Borrowing Base and (iv) promptly notify Lead Borrower of its decision with respect to any changes proposed by Lead Borrower.  Pending a decision by the Administrative Agent to make any requested change, the initial determination of the Borrowing Base by the Administrative Agent shall continue to constitute the Borrowing Base.

Borrowing Base Certificate” shall mean a certificate of a Responsible Officer of Lead Borrower in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.

Business Day” shall mean (i) for all purposes other than as covered by clause (ii) below, any day except Saturday, Sunday and any day which shall be in New York City a legal holiday or a day on which banking institutions are authorized or required by law or other government action to close and (ii) with respect to all notices and determinations in connection with, and payments of principal and interest on, LIBO Rate Loans, any day which is a “Business Day” described in clause (i) above and which is also a day for trading by and between banks in the New York or London interbank Eurodollar market.

Capital Expenditures” shall mean, with respect to any Person, all expenditures by such Person which are required to be capitalized in accordance with U.S. GAAP and, without duplication, the amount of Capitalized Lease Obligations incurred by such Person; provided that Capital Expenditures shall not include (i) the purchase price paid in connection with a Permitted Acquisition, (ii) the purchase price of equipment that is purchased simultaneously with the trade-in of existing equipment to the extent that the gross amount of such purchase price is reduced by the credit granted by the seller of such equipment for such existing equipment being traded in at such time, (iii) expenditures made in leasehold improvements, to the extent reimbursed by the landlord, (iv) expenditures to the extent that they are actually paid for by any Person other than a Credit Party or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries and for which no Credit Party or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries has provided or is required to provide or incur, directly or indirectly, any consideration or monetary obligation to such third party or any other Person (whether before, during or after such period) and (v) property, plant and equipment taken in settlement of accounts.

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Capitalized Lease Obligations” shall mean, with respect to any Person, all rental obligations of such Person which, under U.S. GAAP, are required to be capitalized on the books of such Person, in each case taken at the amount thereof accounted for as indebtedness in accordance with U.S. GAAP.

Cash Collateralize” shall mean (a) to pledge and deposit with or deliver to the Administrative Agent for deposit into the LC Collateral Account, for the benefit of the Administrative Agent, the Issuing Bank or the Swingline Lender (as applicable) and the Lenders, cash as collateral for, or (b) to provide other credit support (including in the form of backstop letters of credit), in form and containing terms (including, to the extent not specifically set forth in this Agreement, the amount thereof) reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent or the Issuing Bank, as applicable, for, in either case, the LC Exposure, Obligations in respect of Swingline Loans, or obligations of Lenders to fund participations in respect of either thereof (as the context may require).  “Cash Collateral” shall have a meaning correlative to the foregoing and shall include the proceeds of such cash collateral and such other credit support.

Cash Equivalents” shall mean:

(i)U.S. Dollars, Canadian dollars, pounds sterling, euros, the national currency of any participating member state of the European Union or, in the case of any Foreign Subsidiary, such local currencies held by it from time to time in the ordinary course of business;

(ii)readily marketable direct obligations of any member of the European Economic Area, Switzerland, or Japan, or any agency or instrumentality thereof or obligations unconditionally guaranteed by the full faith and credit of such country, and, at the time of acquisition thereof, having a credit rating of at least Aa3 (or the equivalent grade) by Moody’s or AA- by S&P;

(iii)marketable general obligations issued by any state of the United States or any political subdivision thereof or any instrumentality thereof that are guaranteed by the full faith and credit of such state, and, at the time of acquisition thereof, having a credit rating of at least Aa3 (or the equivalent grade) by Moody’s or AA- by S&P;

(iv)securities or any other evidence of Indebtedness or readily marketable direct obligations issued or directly and fully guaranteed or insured by the United States government or any agency or instrumentality of the United States government (provided that the full faith and credit of the United States is pledged in support of those securities), in such case having maturities of not more than twelve months from the date of acquisition;

(v)certificates of deposit and eurodollar time deposits with maturities of twenty-four months or less from the date of acquisition, bankers’ acceptances with maturities not exceeding twenty-four months and overnight bank deposits, in each case, with any Lender party to this Agreement or any commercial bank or trust company having, or which is the principal banking subsidiary of a bank holding company having, a long-term unsecured debt rating of at least “A” or the equivalent thereof from S&P or “A2” or the equivalent thereof from Moody’s;

(vi)repurchase obligations with a term of not more than thirty days for underlying securities of the types described in clauses (iv) and (v) above entered into with any financial institution meeting the qualifications specified in clause (v) above;

(vii)commercial paper having one of the two highest ratings obtainable from Moody’s or S&P and, in each case, maturing within twenty-four months after the date of acquisition;

(viii)money market funds at least 95% of the assets of which constitute Cash Equivalents of the kinds described in clauses (i) through (vii) of this definition; and

(ix)Indebtedness or preferred stock issued by Person having a credit rating of at least A-2 (or the equivalent grade) by Moody’s or A by S&P, maturing within twenty-four months after the date of acquisition.

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Cash Management Services” shall mean any services provided from time to time to any Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries in connection with operating, collections, payroll, trust, or other depository or disbursement accounts, including automated clearinghouse, e-payable, electronic funds transfer, wire transfer, controlled disbursement, overdraft, depository, information reporting, lockbox and stop payment services.

CERCLA” shall mean the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as the same has been amended and may hereafter be amended from time to time, 42 U.S.C. § 9601 et seq.

CFC” shall mean a Subsidiary of Lead Borrower that is a “controlled foreign corporation” within the meaning of Section 957 of the Code.

Change in Law” shall mean the occurrence after the Closing Date or, with respect to any Lender, such later date on which such Lender becomes a party to this Agreement, of (a) the adoption of or taking effect of any law, rule, regulation or treaty, (b) any change in any law, rule, regulation or treaty or in the interpretation or application thereof by any Governmental Authority or (c) compliance by any Lender (or, for purposes of Section 3.01(c) by any lending office of such Lender or by such Lender’s holding company, if any) with any request, guideline or directive (whether or not having the force of law) of any Governmental Authority made or issued after such applicable date; provided that, notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, (x) the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and all requests, rules, guidelines or directives thereunder or issued in connection therewith and (y) all requests, rules, guidelines or directives promulgated by the Bank for International Settlements, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (or any successor or similar authority) or the United States or foreign regulatory authorities, in each case pursuant to Basel III, shall be deemed to be a “Change in Law,” regardless of the date enacted, adopted or issued.

Change of Control” shall be deemed to occur if:

(a)at any time prior to an Initial Public Offering, any combination of Permitted Holders shall fail to own beneficially (within the meaning of Rules 13d-3 and 13d-5 of the Exchange Act as in effect on the Closing Date), directly or indirectly, in the aggregate Equity Interests representing at least a majority of the aggregate ordinary voting power represented by the issued and outstanding Equity Interests of Holdings;

(b)at any time on and after an Initial Public Offering, any person or “group” (within the meaning of Rules 13d-3 and 13d-5 under the Exchange Act as in effect on the Closing Date), but excluding (x) any employee benefit plan of such person and its Subsidiaries and any person or entity acting in its capacity as trustee, agent or other fiduciary or administrator of any such plan, (y) any combination of Permitted Holders and (z) any one or more direct or indirect parent companies of Holdings in which the Sponsor, directly or indirectly, owns the largest percentage of such parent company’s voting Equity Interests and in which no other person or “group” directly or indirectly owns or controls (by ownership, control or otherwise) more voting Equity Interests of such parent company than the Sponsor, shall have, directly or indirectly, acquired beneficial ownership of Equity Interests representing 35% or more of the aggregate voting power represented by the issued and outstanding Equity Interests of the Relevant Public Company and the Permitted Holders shall own, directly or indirectly, less than such person or “group” of the aggregate voting power represented by the issued and outstanding Equity Interests of the Relevant Public Company;

(c)a “change of control” (or similar event) shall occur under (i) the First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement, (ii) the Second Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement or (iii) the definitive agreements pursuant to which any First Lien Incremental Equivalent/Refinancing Debt, Second Lien Incremental Equivalent/Refinancing Debt or Permitted Junior Debt was issued or incurred, in each case of this subclause (iii) with an aggregate outstanding principal amount in respect of such series of First Lien Incremental Equivalent/Refinancing Debt, Second Lien Incremental Equivalent/Refinancing Debt or Permitted Junior Debt in excess of the Threshold Amount; or

(d)Holdings shall cease to own, directly or indirectly, 100% of the Equity Interests of Lead Borrower.

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Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this definition or any provision of Section 13d-3 of the Exchange Act, no person or “group” shall be deemed to beneficially own Equity Interests to be acquired by such person or “group” pursuant to a stock or asset purchase agreement, merger agreement, option agreement, warrant agreement or similar agreement until the consummation of the acquisition of the Equity Interests in connection with the transactions contemplated by such agreement.

Chattel Paper” shall have the meaning provided in Article 9 of the UCC.

Closing Date” shall mean March 1, 2018.

Closing Date Borrowing Base” shall have the meaning set forth in Section 9.17(a).

Closing Date Borrowing Base Termination Date” shall have the meaning provided in Section 9.17(f).

Closing Date Material Adverse Effect” shall have the meaning assigned to the term “Material Adverse Effect” in the Acquisition Agreement.

Closing Date Refinancing” shall mean the repayment on the Closing Date of the Indebtedness set forth on Schedule 1.01(A).

Co-Documentation Agents” shall mean, collectively, each Person identified on the cover of this Agreement as such, in its capacity as such.

Co-Syndication Agents” shall mean, collectively, each Person identified on the cover of this Agreement as such, in its capacity as such.

Code” shall mean the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended from time to time.

Collateral” shall mean all property (whether real, personal or otherwise) with respect to which any security interests have been granted (or purported to be granted) pursuant to any Security Document (including any Additional Security Documents), including, without limitation, all “Collateral” as described in the Security Agreement; provided that in no event shall the term “Collateral” include (i) any interest in Real Property or (ii) any other Excluded Collateral.

Collateral Agent” shall mean Bank of America, in its capacity as collateral agent for the Secured Creditors pursuant to the Security Documents, and shall include any successor to the Collateral Agent appointed pursuant to Section 12.10.

Commitment” shall mean, with respect to any Lender, such Lender’s Revolving Commitment, LC Commitment or Swingline Commitment, or any Extended Revolving Loan Commitment of such Lender.

Commodity Account” shall have the meaning assigned to such term in the Security Agreement.

Commodity Exchange Act” shall mean the Commodity Exchange Act (7 U.S.C. § 1 et seq.), as amended from time to time, and any successor statute.

Compliance Certificate” shall mean a certificate of a Responsible Officer of Lead Borrower substantially in the form of Exhibit J hereto, or otherwise in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.

Consolidated Depreciation and Amortization Expense” shall mean, with respect to any Person, for any period, the total amount of depreciation and amortization expense, including (i) amortization of deferred financing fees and debt issuance costs, commissions, fees and expenses, (ii) amortization of unrecognized prior service costs and actuarial gains and losses related to pensions and other post-employment benefits and (iii) amortization of intangibles (including, without limitation, amortization of turnaround costs, goodwill and organizational costs) (excluding any such adjustment to the extent that it represents an accrual of or reserve for cash expenditures in any future period except to the extent such adjustment is subsequently reversed), in each case of such Person and its Restricted Subsidiaries for such period on a consolidated basis in accordance with U.S. GAAP.

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Consolidated EBITDA” shall mean, with respect to any Person for any period, Consolidated Net Income of such Person for such period; plus (without duplication):

(i)provision for taxes based on income, profits or capital (including state franchise taxes and similar taxes in the nature of income tax) of such Person and its Restricted Subsidiaries for such period, franchise taxes and foreign withholding taxes and including an amount equal to the tax distributions actually made to the holders of the Equity Interests of such Person or any direct or indirect parent of such Person in respect of such period in accordance with Section 10.03(vi) as though such amounts had been paid as income taxes directly by such Person, in each case, to the extent that such provision for taxes was deducted in computing such Consolidated Net Income; plus

(ii)the Consolidated Depreciation and Amortization Expense of such Person and its Restricted Subsidiaries for such period, to the extent such expenses were deducted in computing such Consolidated Net Income; plus

(iii)the sum, without duplication, of (i) the consolidated interest expense of such Person and its Restricted Subsidiaries for such period, whether paid or accrued, to the extent such expense was deducted in computing Consolidated Net Income, including, without limitation, amortization of original issue discount, the interest component of all payments associated with Capitalized Lease Obligations, and the net of the effect of all payments made or received pursuant to Swap Contracts (but excluding any non-cash interest expense attributable to the mark-to-market valuation of Swap Contracts or other derivatives pursuant to U.S. GAAP) and excluding amortization or write-off of deferred financing fees and expensing of any other financing fees, including any expensing of bridge or commitment fees and the non-cash portion of interest expense resulting from the reduction in the carrying value under purchase accounting of outstanding Indebtedness of such Person and its Restricted Subsidiaries and commissions, discounts, yield, and other fees and charges (including any interest expense) relating to any securitization transaction; provided that, for purposes of calculating consolidated interest expense, no effect will be given to the discount and/or premium resulting from the bifurcation of derivatives under ASC 815, Derivatives and Hedging, as a result of the terms of the Indebtedness to which such consolidated interest expense applies; plus (ii) the consolidated interest expense of such Person and its Restricted Subsidiaries that was capitalized during such period; plus (iii) all cash dividends, whether paid or accrued, on any series of preferred stock or any series of Disqualified Stock of such Person or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries, excluding items eliminated in consolidation, in each case, determined on a consolidated basis in accordance with U.S. GAAP; minus (iv) the consolidated interest income of such Person and its Restricted Subsidiaries for such period, whether received or accrued, to the extent such income was included in determining Consolidated Net Income; plus

(iv)any other non-cash charges of such Person and its Restricted Subsidiaries for such period, to the extent that such non-cash charges were included in computing such Consolidated Net Income; provided that if any such non-cash charge represents an accrual or reserve for anticipated cash charges in any future period, the cash payment in respect thereof in such future period shall be subtracted from Consolidated EBITDA to such extent, and excluding amortization of a prepaid cash item that was paid in a prior period; plus

(v)any losses from foreign currency transactions (including losses related to currency remeasurements of Indebtedness) of such Person and its Restricted Subsidiaries for such period, to the extent that such losses were taken into account in computing such Consolidated Net Income; plus

(vi)(a) the Specified Permitted Adjustment and (b) any other cost savings, operating expense reductions, operating improvements and synergies permitted to be added back to this definition pursuant to the definition of “Pro Forma Cost Savings” (including, without limitation, costs and expenses incurred after the Closing Date related to employment of terminated employees incurred by such Person during such period to the extent such costs and expenses were deducted in computing Consolidated Net Income); plus

(vii)losses in respect of post-retirement benefits of such Person, as a result of the application of ASC 715, Compensation-Retirement Benefits, to the extent that such losses were deducted in computing such Consolidated Net Income; plus

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(viii)the amount of fees and expenses incurred or reimbursed by such Person pursuant to (a) the Advisory Agreement as in effect on the Closing Date during such period or pursuant to any amendment, modification or supplement thereto or replacement thereof, so long as the Advisory Agreement, as so amended, modified, supplemented or replaced, taken as a whole, is otherwise permitted hereunder and (b) Section 10.06(xii) hereunder; plus

(ix)any proceeds from business interruption insurance received by such Person during such period, to the extent the associated losses arising out of the event that resulted in the payment of such business interruption insurance proceeds were included in computing Consolidated Net Income; plus

(x)any fees and expenses related to a Qualified Securitization Transaction or any Receivables Facility to the extent such fees and expenses are included in computing Consolidated Net Income; plus

(xi)the amount of loss on sales of receivables and related assets to a Securitization Entity in connection with a Qualified Securitization Transaction or otherwise in connection with a Receivables Facility to the extent included in computing Consolidated Net Income; minus

(xii)the amount of any gain in respect of post-retirement benefits as a result of the application of ASC 715, to the extent such gains were taken into account in computing such Consolidated Net Income; minus

(xiii)any gains from foreign currency transactions (including gains related to currency remeasurements of Indebtedness) of such Person and its Restricted Subsidiaries for such period, to the extent that such gains were taken into account in computing such Consolidated Net Income; minus

(xiv)non-cash gains increasing such Consolidated Net Income for such period, other than the accrual of revenue in the ordinary course of business and other than reversals of an accrual or reserve for a potential cash item that reduced Consolidated EBITDA in any prior period,

in each case, on a consolidated basis and determined in accordance with U.S. GAAP.

Consolidated Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio” shall mean, with respect to any Test Period, the ratio of (a) Consolidated EBITDA of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries for such Test Period, minus (x) Capital Expenditures of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries paid in cash (excluding the proceeds of any Indebtedness (other than Indebtedness hereunder)) for such Test Period, (y) the amount of cash payments made during such Test Period (net of cash refunds received during such period up to the amount of such cash payments) by Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries in respect of federal, state, local and foreign income taxes during such Test Period and (z) Dividends permitted by Section 10.03(xiii) or (xv) paid in cash for such Test Period to (b) Consolidated Fixed Charges for such Test Period.

Consolidated Fixed Charges” shall mean, with respect to any Test Period, for Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis, the sum, without duplication, of (a) Consolidated Interest Charges for such period to the extent paid in cash (or accrued and payable on a current basis in cash) and (b) the aggregate amount of scheduled amortization payments of principal made during such period in respect of long-term Consolidated Indebtedness.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, for purposes of calculating Consolidated Fixed Charges for any period that includes a fiscal quarter (or portion thereof) prior to the Closing Date, Consolidated Fixed Charges shall be calculated for the period from the Closing Date to the date of determination divided by the number of days in such period and multiplied by 365.

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Consolidated Indebtedness” shall mean, at any time, the sum of (without duplication) (i) all Capitalized Lease Obligations of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries, (ii) all Indebtedness of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries of the type described in clause (i)(A) of the definition of “Indebtedness” and (iii) all Contingent Obligations of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries in respect of Indebtedness of any third Person of the type referred to in the preceding clauses (i) and (ii), in each case, determined on a consolidated basis in accordance with U.S. GAAP and calculated on a Pro Forma Basis; provided that Consolidated Indebtedness shall not include Indebtedness in respect of any First Lien Incremental Equivalent/Refinancing Debt in the form of notes, Second Lien Incremental Equivalent/Refinancing Debt in the form of notes or Permitted Junior Notes, in each case, that have been defeased or satisfied and discharged in accordance with the applicable indenture or with respect to which the required deposit has been made in connection with a call for repurchase or redemption to occur within the time period set forth in the applicable indenture, in each case to the extent such transactions are permitted by Section 10.07(a).  For the avoidance of doubt, it is understood that obligations under any Receivables Facility and any Qualified Securitization Transaction do not constitute Consolidated Indebtedness.

Consolidated Interest Charges” shall mean, with respect to any Test Period, for Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis, all cash interest, premium payments, debt discount, charges and related fees and expenses, net of interest income, of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries in connection with borrowed money (including capitalized interest) or in connection with the deferred purchase price of assets, in each case to the extent treated as interest in accordance with GAAP, excluding (a) up-front or financing fees, transaction costs, commissions, expenses, premiums or charges, (b) costs associated with obtaining, or breakage costs in respect of, swap or hedging agreements and (c) amortization of deferred financing costs.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, for purposes of calculating Consolidated Interest Charges for any period that includes a fiscal quarter (or portion thereof) prior to the Closing Date (other than as a component of Consolidated EBITDA), Consolidated Interest Charges shall be calculated for the period from the Closing Date to the date of determination divided by the number of days in such period and multiplied by 365.

Consolidated Net Income” shall mean, with respect to any specified Person for any period, the aggregate of the net income (loss) of such Person and its Restricted Subsidiaries for such period, on a consolidated basis, determined in accordance with U.S. GAAP; provided that:

(i)any after-tax effect of all extraordinary (as determined in accordance with U.S. GAAP prior to giving effect to Accounting Standards Update No. 2015-01, Income Statement—Extraordinary and Unusual Items (Subtopic 225-20), Simplifying Income Statement Presentation by Eliminating the Concept of Extraordinary Items), nonrecurring or unusual gains or losses or income or expenses (including related to the Transaction) or any restructuring charges or reserves, including, without limitation, any expenses related to any reconstruction, recommissioning or reconfiguration of fixed assets for alternate uses, retention, severance, system establishment cost, contract termination costs, costs to consolidate facilities and relocate employees, advisor fees and other out of pocket costs and non-cash charges to assess and execute operational improvement plans and restructuring programs, will be excluded;

(ii)any expenses, costs or charges incurred, or any amortization thereof for such period, in connection with any equity issuance, Investment, acquisition, disposition, recapitalization or incurrence or repayment of Indebtedness permitted under this Agreement, including a refinancing thereof (in each case whether or not successful) (including any such costs and charges incurred in connection with the Transaction), and all gains and losses realized in connection with any business disposition or any disposition of assets outside the ordinary course of business or the disposition of securities or the early extinguishment of Indebtedness, together with any related provision for taxes on any such gain, loss, income or expense will be excluded;

(iii)the net income (or loss) of any Person that is not a Restricted Subsidiary or that is accounted for by the equity method of accounting will be excluded; provided that the income of such Person will be included to the extent of the amount of dividends or similar distributions paid in cash (or converted to cash) to the specified Person or a Restricted Subsidiary of the Person;

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(iv)the net income (or loss) of any Person and its Restricted Subsidiaries will be calculated without deducting the income attributed to, or adding the losses attributed to, the minority equity interests of third parties in any non-Wholly-Owned Restricted Subsidiary except to the extent of the dividends paid in cash (or convertible into cash) during such period on the shares of Equity Interests of such Restricted Subsidiary held by such third parties;

(v)[reserved];

(vi)the cumulative effect of any change in accounting principles will be excluded;

(vii)(a) any non-cash expenses resulting from the grant or periodic remeasurement of stock options, restricted stock grants or other equity incentive programs (including any stock appreciation and similar rights) and (b) any costs or expenses incurred pursuant to any management equity plan or stock option plan or other management or employee benefit plan or agreement or any stock subscription or shareholder agreement, to the extent, in the case of clause (b), that such costs or expenses are funded with cash proceeds contributed to the common equity capital of Lead Borrower or a Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower, will be excluded;

(viii)the effect of any non-cash impairment charges or write-ups, write-downs or write-offs of assets or liabilities resulting from the application of U.S. GAAP and the amortization of intangibles arising from the application of U.S. GAAP, including pursuant to ASC 805, Business Combinations, ASC 350, Intangibles-Goodwill and Other, or ASC 360, Property, Plant and Equipment, as applicable, will be excluded;

(ix)any net after-tax income or loss from disposed, abandoned or discontinued operations and any net after-tax gains or losses on disposed, abandoned or discontinued, transferred or closed operations will be excluded;

(x)any increase in amortization or depreciation, or effect of any adjustments to inventory, property, plant or equipment, software, goodwill and other intangibles, debt line items, deferred revenue or rent expense, any one time cash charges (such as purchased in process research and development or capitalized manufacturing profit in inventory) or any other effects, in each case, resulting from purchase accounting in connection with the Transaction or any other acquisition prior to or following the Closing Date will be excluded;

(xi)an amount equal to the tax distributions actually made to the holders of the Equity Interests of such Person or any direct or indirect parent of such Person in respect of such period in accordance with Section 10.03(vi) will be included as though such amounts had been paid as income taxes directly by such Person for such period;

(xii)unrealized gains and losses relating to foreign currency transactions, including those relating to mark-to-market of Indebtedness resulting from the application of U.S. GAAP, including pursuant to ASC 830, Foreign Currency Matters, (including any net loss or gain resulting from hedge arrangements for currency exchange risk) will be excluded;

(xiii)any net gain or loss in connection with the early extinguishment of Indebtedness or obligations under Swap Contracts (including of ASC 815, Derivatives and Hedging) will be excluded;

(xiv)the amount of any restructuring, business optimization, acquisition and integration costs and charges (including, without limitation, retention, severance, systems establishment costs, excess pension charges, information technology costs, rebranding costs, contract termination costs, including future lease commitments, costs related to the start-up, closure or relocation or consolidation of facilities and costs to relocate employees) will be excluded; and

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(xv)accruals and reserves that are established or adjusted within 12 months after the Closing Date that are so required to be established as a result of the Transaction in accordance with U.S. GAAP will be excluded.

Consolidated Total Assets” shall mean, as of any date of determination, the amount that would, in conformity with U.S. GAAP, be set forth opposite the caption “total assets” (or any like caption) on a consolidated balance sheet of Lead Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries as of the last day of the most recently ended Test Period.

Consolidated Total Net Leverage Ratio” shall mean, with respect to any Test Period, the ratio of (i) Consolidated Indebtedness as of the last day of such Test Period, less the aggregate amount of (a) unrestricted cash and Cash Equivalents of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries and (b) cash and Cash Equivalents of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries restricted solely in favor of or pursuant to (x) any Credit Document or (y) the First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement and the credit documents related thereto, the Second Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement and the credit documents related thereto, the definitive documents governing any First Lien Incremental Equivalent/Refinancing Debt or the definitive documents governing any Second Lien Incremental Equivalent/Refinancing Debt, in the case of this clause (y), to the extent such cash and Cash Equivalents also secure the Indebtedness hereunder with the priority required by the Intercreditor Agreement) to (ii) Consolidated EBITDA of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries for such Test Period, in each case, calculated on a Pro Forma Basis.

Contingent Obligation” shall mean, as to any Person, any obligation of such Person as a result of such Person being a general partner of any other Person, unless the underlying obligation is expressly made non-recourse as to such general partner, and any obligation of such Person guaranteeing or intended to guarantee any Indebtedness (“primary obligations”) of any other Person (the “primary obligor”) in any manner, whether directly or indirectly, including, without limitation, any such obligation of such Person, whether or not contingent, (i) to purchase any such primary obligation or any property constituting direct or indirect security therefor, (ii) to advance or supply funds (x) for the purchase or payment of any such primary obligation or (y) to maintain working capital or equity capital of the primary obligor or otherwise to maintain the net worth or solvency of the primary obligor, (iii) to purchase property, securities or services primarily for the purpose of assuring the owner of any such primary obligation of the ability of the primary obligor to make payment of such primary obligation or (iv) otherwise to assure or hold harmless the holder of such primary obligation against loss in respect thereof; provided, however, that the term Contingent Obligation shall not include endorsements of instruments for deposit or collection in the ordinary course of business.  Except as otherwise provided herein, the amount of any Contingent Obligation shall be deemed to be an amount equal to the stated or determinable amount of the primary obligation in respect of which such Contingent Obligation is made or, if not stated or determinable, the maximum reasonably anticipated liability in respect thereof as determined by such Person in good faith.

Contribution Indebtedness” shall mean Indebtedness of Lead Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary in an aggregate principal amount not greater than the aggregate amount of cash contributions (other than the proceeds from the issuance of Disqualified Stock or contributions by Lead Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary or any Specified Equity Contribution) made to the capital of Lead Borrower or such Restricted Subsidiary after the Closing Date (whether through the issuance or sale of capital stock or otherwise), in each case, to the extent not otherwise applied to any other basket or exception under this Agreement; provided that (a) the maturity date of such Contribution Indebtedness is no earlier than the Latest Maturity Date as of the date such Contribution Indebtedness was incurred and (b) such Contribution Indebtedness is so designated as Contribution Indebtedness pursuant to a certificate of a Responsible Officer of Lead Borrower promptly following incurrence thereof.

Credit Documents” shall mean this Agreement and, after the execution and delivery thereof pursuant to the terms of this Agreement, each Note, the Guaranty Agreement, each Security Document, the Intercreditor Agreement, each Incremental Revolving Commitment Amendment and each Extension Amendment.

Credit Event” shall mean the making of any Loan.

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Credit Extension” shall mean, as the context may require, (a) a Credit Event or (b) the issuance, amendment increasing the face amount thereof, extension or renewal of any Letter of Credit by the Issuing Bank or the amendment increasing the face amount thereof, extension or renewal of any Existing Letter of Credit; provided that “Credit Extensions” shall not include conversions and continuations of outstanding Loans or amendments to Letters of Credit that do not increase the face amount thereof or constitute an extension or renewal thereof.

Credit Party” shall mean Holdings, each Borrower and each Subsidiary Guarantor.

Debtor Relief Laws” shall mean the Bankruptcy Code of the United States, and all other liquidation, conservatorship, bankruptcy, assignment for the benefit of creditors, moratorium, rearrangement, receivership, insolvency, reorganization, or similar debtor relief laws of the United States or other applicable jurisdictions from time to time in effect.

Default” shall mean any event, act or condition which with notice or lapse of time, or both, would constitute an Event of Default.

Defaulting Lender” shall mean, any Lender that (a) has failed to (i) fund all or any portion of its Loans within two Business Days of the date such Loans were required to be funded hereunder unless such Lender notifies the Administrative Agent and Lead Borrower in writing that such failure is the result of such Lender’s determination that one or more conditions precedent to funding (each of which conditions precedent, together with any applicable default, shall be specifically identified in such writing) has not been satisfied, or (ii) pay to the Administrative Agent, any Issuing Bank, any Swingline Lender or any other Lender any other amount required to be paid by it hereunder (including in respect of its participation in Letters of Credit or Swingline Loans) within two Business Days of the date when due, (b) has notified Lead Borrower or the Administrative Agent in writing that it does not intend to comply with its funding obligations hereunder, or has made a public statement to that effect (unless such writing or public statement relates to such Lender’s obligation to fund a Loan hereunder and states that such position is based on such Lender’s determination that one or more conditions precedent to funding (each of which conditions precedent, together with any applicable default, shall be specifically identified in such writing or public statement) cannot be satisfied), (c) has failed, within three Business Days after written request by the Administrative Agent or Lead Borrower, to confirm in writing to the Administrative Agent and Lead Borrower that it will comply with its prospective funding obligations hereunder (provided that such Lender shall cease to be a Defaulting Lender pursuant to this clause (c) upon receipt of such written confirmation by the Administrative Agent and Lead Borrower), or (d) has, or has a direct or indirect parent company that has, other than via an Undisclosed Administration, (i) become the subject of (A) a proceeding under any Debtor Relief Law  or (B) a Bail-In Action, or (ii) had appointed for it a receiver, custodian, conservator, trustee, administrator, assignee for the benefit of creditors or similar Person charged with reorganization or liquidation of its business or assets, including the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other state or federal regulatory authority acting in such a capacity; provided that a Lender shall not be a Defaulting Lender solely by virtue of the ownership or acquisition of any Equity Interest in that Lender or any direct or indirect parent company thereof by a Governmental Authority so long as such ownership interest does not result in or provide such Lender with immunity from the jurisdiction of courts within the United States or from the enforcement of judgments or writs of attachment on its assets or permit such Lender (or such Governmental Authority) to reject, repudiate, disavow or disaffirm any contracts or agreements made with such Lender.  Any determination by the Administrative Agent that a Lender is a Defaulting Lender under any one or more of clauses (a) through (d) above, and of the effective date of such status, shall be conclusive and binding absent manifest error, and such Lender shall be deemed to be a Defaulting Lender of the date established therefor by the Administrative Agent in a written notice of such determination, which shall be delivered by the Administrative Agent to Lead Borrower and each other Lender promptly following such determination

Deposit Account” shall have the meaning assigned thereto in Article 9 of the UCC.

Deposit Account Control Agreement” shall mean a Deposit Account control agreement to be executed by each institution maintaining a Deposit Account (other than an Excluded Account) for any Borrower or any other Credit Party, in each case as required by and in accordance with the terms of Section 9.17.

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Designated Account” shall mean the Deposit Account of Lead Borrower identified on Schedule 2.02(c) to this Agreement (or such other Deposit Account of Lead Borrower that has been designated as such, in writing, by Lead Borrower to Administrative Agent).

Designated Non-cash Consideration” shall mean the fair market value of non-cash consideration received by Lead Borrower or one of its Restricted Subsidiaries in connection with an asset sale that is so designated as Designated Non-cash Consideration pursuant to an officers’ certificate, setting forth the basis of such valuation, less the amount of cash and Cash Equivalents received in connection with a subsequent sale of such Designated Non-cash Consideration.

Dilution” shall mean for any period with respect to any Borrower, the fraction, expressed as a percentage, the numerator of which is the aggregate amount of reductions in the Accounts of such Borrower for such period other than by reason of dollar for dollar cash payment and the denominator of which is the aggregate dollar amount of the sales of such Borrower for such period.

Dilution Reserve shall mean, as of any date of determination, an amount (initially $0) sufficient to reduce the advance rate against Eligible Accounts by 1 percentage point (or fraction thereof, rounding to the nearest one-tenth of 1 percentage point) for each percentage point (or fraction thereof, rounding to the nearest one-tenth of 1 percentage point) by which Dilution is in excess of 5%.

Disqualified Lender” shall mean (a) competitors of Lead Borrower and its Subsidiaries (including the HTA Targets and their respective Subsidiaries), and any person controlling or controlled by any such competitor, in each case identified in writing by Lead Borrower (or its counsel) to the Administrative Agent at any time, (b) institutions previously designated in writing by Lead Borrower (or its counsel) to the Administrative Agent (or its counsel) on February 1, 2018 and (c) any affiliates of any such competitors, controlling or controlled persons or institutions reasonably identifiable as affiliates solely on the basis of their names (other than bona fide fixed income investors or debt funds that are affiliates of competitors described in clause (a) above but not of institutions described in clause (b) above) or identified by Lead Borrower (or its counsel) in writing to the Administrative Agent at any time (it being understood that any update pursuant to clause (a) or clause (c) above shall not become effective until the third business day following the Administrative Agent’s receipt of such notice, and, in any event, shall not apply retroactively or to any entity that is party to a pending trade as of the date of such notice).

Disqualified Stock” shall mean, with respect to any Person, any capital stock of such Person other than common Equity Interests or Qualified Preferred Stock of such Person.

Distribution Conditions” shall mean as to any relevant action contemplated in this Agreement, (a) no Event of Default has then occurred and is continuing or would immediately result from any action, (b) Availability on a Pro Forma Basis immediately after giving effect to such action (and the average Availability over the prior 30 day period on a Pro Forma Basis assuming such action occurred on the first day of such 30 day prior period) would be at least the greater of (i) 15.0% of the Line Cap and (ii) $11,250,000 (in the case of this clause (ii), to the extent there has been any optional reduction in Commitments pursuant to Section 2.07(b) or any Revolving Commitment Increase pursuant to Section 2.15 after the Closing Date, multiplied by the Aggregate Commitment Adjustment Factor) and (c) if Availability on a Pro Forma Basis immediately after giving effect to such action (and the average Availability over the prior 30 day period on a Pro Forma Basis assuming such action occurred on the first day of such 30 day prior period) is less than 25.0% of the Aggregate Commitments, the Consolidated Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio would be at least 1.0 to 1.0 on a Pro Forma Basis for such action.

Dividend” shall mean, with respect to any Person, that such Person has paid a dividend, distribution or returned any equity capital to its stockholders, partners or members or made or caused to be made any other payment or delivery of property (other than common equity of such Person) to its stockholders, partners or members as such, or redeemed, retired, purchased or otherwise acquired, directly or indirectly, for consideration any shares of any class of its capital stock or any partnership or membership interests outstanding on or after the Closing Date (or any options or warrants issued by such Person with respect to its Equity Interests).

Domestic Subsidiary” shall mean, as to any Person, any Subsidiary of such Person incorporated or organized under the laws of the United States, any state thereof or the District of Columbia.

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Dominion Account” shall mean an account at the Administrative Agent or Affiliate thereof over which the Administrative Agent has exclusive control for withdrawal purposes pursuant to the terms and provisions of this Agreement and the other Credit Documents.

EEA Financial Institution” shall mean (a) any institution established in any EEA Member Country which is subject to the supervision of an EEA Resolution Authority, (b) any entity established in an EEA Member Country which is a parent of an institution described in clause (a) of this definition, or (c) any institution established in an EEA Member Country which is a subsidiary of an institution described in clauses (a) or (b) of this definition and is subject to consolidated supervision with its parent.

EEA Member Country” shall mean any of the member states of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway.

EEA Resolution Authority” shall mean any public administrative authority or any Person entrusted with public administrative authority of any EEA Member Country (including any delegee) having responsibility for the resolution of any EEA Financial Institution.

Eligible Accounts” shall mean, on any date of determination of the Borrowing Base, all of the Accounts owned by any Borrower and reflected in the most recent Borrowing Base Certificate delivered by Lead Borrower to the Administrative Agent, all of which shall be “Eligible Accounts” for the purposes of this Agreement, except any Account to which any of the exclusionary criteria set forth below applies.  In addition, the Administrative Agent reserves the right, at any time and from time to time after the Closing Date, to adjust any of the criteria set forth below and to establish new criteria with respect to Eligible Accounts, in each case, in its Permitted Discretion, subject to the approval of the Supermajority Lenders in the case of adjustments which have the effect of making more credit available than would have been available immediately prior to the exercise of such rights by the Administrative Agent.  Eligible Accounts shall not include any of the following Accounts:

(a)Eligible Due from Agent Accounts;

(b)any Account in which the Collateral Agent, on behalf of the Secured Creditors, does not have a first priority (subject to Permitted Borrowing Base Liens) perfected Lien;

(c)any Account that is not owned by a Borrower;

(d)any Account due from an Account Debtor that is not domiciled in the United States and (if not a natural person) organized under the laws of the United States or any political subdivision thereof in the aggregate unless, in each case, such Account is backed by a letter of credit acceptable to the Administrative Agent with respect to which the Administrative Agent has “control” as defined in Section 9-107 of the UCC and which is directly drawable by the Administrative Agent;

(e)any Account that is payable in any currency other than U.S. Dollars;

(f)any Account that does not arise from the sale of goods or the performance of services by a Borrower in the ordinary course of its business;

(g)any Account that does not comply in all material respects with all applicable legal requirements, including, without limitation, all laws, rules, regulations and orders of any Governmental Authority;

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(h)any Account (i) as to which a Borrower’s right to receive payment is contingent upon the fulfillment of any condition whatsoever unless such condition is satisfied, (ii) as to which a Borrower is not able to bring suit or otherwise enforce its remedies against the Account Debtor through judicial. administrative or arbitration process, (iii) that represents a progress billing consisting of an invoice for goods sold or used or services rendered pursuant to a contract under which the Account Debtor’s obligation to pay that invoice is subject to a Borrower’s completion of further performance under such contract or in relation to which contract any surety bond issuer has performed under the applicable surety bond and became subrogated to the rights of the Account Debtor or (iv) that arises with respect to goods that are delivered on a bill-and-hold, cash-on-delivery basis or placed on consignment, guaranteed sale or other terms by reason of which the payment by the Account Debtor is or may be conditional except that Accounts arising from sales which are on a cash-on-delivery basis (to the extent such cash-on-delivery is in the ordinary course of business) shall not be deemed ineligible pursuant to this definition until 14 days after the shipment of the goods relating thereto;

(i)to the extent that any defense, counterclaim or dispute arises, or any accrued rebate exists or is owed, or the Account is, or is reasonably likely to become, subject to any exercised right of set-off by the Account Debtor or subject to any other right of non-payment, to the extent of the amount of such set-off or right of non-payment, it being understood that the remaining balance of the Account shall be eligible;

(j)any Account that is not a true and correct statement of bona fide indebtedness incurred in the amount of the Account for merchandise sold to or services rendered and accepted by the applicable Account Debtor;

(k)any Account with respect to which an invoice or other electronic transmission constituting a request for payment, reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent in form and substance, has not been sent on a timely basis to the applicable Account Debtor according to the normal invoicing and timing procedures of the Borrowers or with respect to which the Borrower has not received driver information from the relevant contract counterparty or is otherwise unable to request payment from the Account Debtor according to the underlying contract;

(l)any Account that arises from a sale to any director, officer, other employee or Affiliate of a Borrower (other than any portfolio company of the Sponsor to the extent such Account is on terms and conditions not less favorable to the applicable Borrower as would reasonably be obtained by such Borrower at that time in a comparable arm’s-length transaction with a Person other than a portfolio company of the Sponsor);

(m)any Account that is in default; provided that, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, an Account shall be deemed in default at any time upon the occurrence of any of the following; provided further that, in calculating delinquent portions of Accounts under clause (m)(i)(A) below, credit balances will be excluded:

(i)such Account (A) is not paid and is more than 60 days past due according to its original terms of sale or if no payment date is specified, more than 90 days after the date of the original invoice therefor; (B) which has been written off the books of the Borrowers or otherwise designated as uncollectible; or (C) in relation to the Fleet Division the amount of the bad debt reserve as calculated per the financial statements and calculated in a manner consistent with past practices and based on historical collectability;

(ii)the Account Debtor obligated upon such Account suspends business, makes a general assignment for the benefit of creditors, fails to pay its debts generally as they come due, or is classified by the Lead Borrower and its Subsidiaries as “cash only, bad check,” as determined by the Lead Borrower and its Subsidiaries in the ordinary course of business consistent with past-practice; or

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(iii)a petition is filed by or against any Account Debtor obligated upon such Account under any Debtor Relief Law; provided that so long as an order exists permitting payment of trade creditors specifically with respect to such Account Debtor and such Account Debtor has obtained adequate post-petition financing to pay such Accounts, the Accounts of such Account Debtor shall not be deemed ineligible under the provisions of this clause (iii) to the extent the order permitting such financing allows the payment of the applicable Account;

(n)any Account that is the obligation of an Account Debtor (other than an individual) if 50% or more of the U.S. Dollar amount of all Accounts owing by such Account Debtor are ineligible under the criteria set forth in clause (m) above;

(o)except as otherwise agreed by the Administrative Agent, any Account as to which any of the representations or warranties pertaining to Accounts set forth in the Credit Documents are untrue in any material respect (to the extent such materiality relates to the amount owing on such Account);

(p)any Account which is evidenced by a judgment, Instrument (as defined in the Security Agreement) or Chattel Paper (as defined in the Security Agreement) and such Instrument or Chattel Paper is not pledged and delivered to the Administrative Agent under the Security Documents;

(q)the portion of any Account that comprises a fine, violation or similar fee due to a municipality;  

(r)any Account arising on account of a supplier rebate, unless the Borrowers have received a waiver of offset from the supplier in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent;

(s)any Account which is owing by an Account Debtor to the extent the aggregate amount of Accounts owing from such Account Debtor and its Affiliates to the Borrowers exceeds (only in the case of an Account due in the Safety Division), 25% of all Eligible Accounts;

(t)any Account which the goods giving rise to such Account have not been shipped to the Account Debtor or for which the services giving rise to such Account have not been performed by such Borrower;

(u)any Account which is owing in respect of interest and late charges or fees in respect of Indebtedness;

(v)any Account as to which the contract or agreement underlying such Account is governed by (or, if no governing law is expressed therein, is deemed to be governed by) the laws of any jurisdiction other than the United States, any state thereof, the District of Columbia, Canada or any province thereof;

(w)any Accounts (i) of an Acquired Entity or Business acquired in connection with a Permitted Acquisition or similar Investment, or (ii) acquired in a bulk sale transaction, in each case, until the completion of a field examination satisfactory to Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion with respect to such Accounts, in each case, to the extent that (x) unless otherwise agreed to by the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion, such Accounts are not of a substantially similar type to the Accounts included in the Borrowing Base or (y) such Accounts would account for more than 25% of the Borrowing Base (with only the portion of such Accounts in excess of 25% of the Borrowing Base being excluded pursuant to this clause (w)(y)); or

(y)other such Accounts identified in the Initial Field Exam delivered on the Closing Date Borrowing Base Termination Date.

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Eligible Cash” shall mean, with respect to any Person, unrestricted cash and Cash Equivalents of such Person in each case that is on deposit in a domestic Deposit Account or Securities Account, as applicable, that is (i) established with the Administrative Agent, the Collateral Agent or any Revolving Lender, (ii) subject to a control agreement in favor of the Collateral Agent in a form reasonably acceptable to the Collateral Agent in its Permitted Discretion and (iii) not subject to any Liens other than (x) Permitted Borrowing Base Liens, (y) Liens pursuant to any Credit Document and (z) junior priority Liens in favor of or pursuant to the First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement and the credit documents related thereto, the Second Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement and the credit documents related thereto, the definitive documents governing any First Lien Incremental Equivalent/Refinancing Debt or the definitive documents governing any Second Lien Incremental Equivalent/Refinancing Debt, in each case; provided that if the subject account is held at an institution other than Administrative Agent or its affiliates, at any time that (i) a Credit Extension is requested, (ii) the Payment Conditions or the Distribution Conditions are tested or (iii) a Borrowing Base Certificate is delivered, the Collateral Agent reserves the right to verify the balance of such account; provided, further, that no such verification shall relieve any Lender of its obligation to make any Credit Extensions on a timely basis in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement.

Eligible Due from Agent Accounts” shall mean Accounts related to open AR settlements with rental car companies in the Fleet Division designated in the Borrowers’ financials statements as “Due from Agent” and that would otherwise constitute Eligible Accounts (but for clause (a) of the definition of Eligible Accounts) net of any corresponding “Due to Agent” liability that exists on the Borrowers’ financial statements.  

 

Eligible Inventory” shall mean, subject to adjustment as set forth below, items of Inventory of any Borrower held for sale or lease in the ordinary course of business (excluding packing or shipping materials or maintenance supplies).  Eligible Inventory shall exclude any Inventory to which any of the exclusionary criteria set forth below applies.  In addition, the Administrative Agent reserves the right, at any time and from time to time after the Closing Date, to adjust any of the criteria set forth below and to establish new criteria with respect to Eligible Inventory, in each case, in its Permitted Discretion, subject to the approval of the Supermajority Lenders in the case of adjustments which have the effect of making more credit available than would have been available immediately prior to the exercise of such rights by the Administrative Agent.  Eligible Inventory shall not include any Inventory of the Borrowers that:

(a)is not solely owned by a Borrower, or is leased by or is on consignment to a Borrower, or the Borrowers do not have title thereto;

(b)with respect to which the Collateral Agent, on behalf of the Secured Creditors, does not have a first priority (subject to Permitted Borrowing Base Liens) perfected Lien;

(c)(i) is stored at a location not owned by a Borrower unless (x) the Administrative Agent has given its prior consent thereto, (y) a reasonably satisfactory Landlord Lien Waiver and Access Agreement has been delivered to the Administrative Agent, or (z) Landlord Lien Reserves are permitted to be established hereunder by the Administrative Agent with respect thereto, or (ii) is stored with a bailee or warehouseman unless either (x) a reasonably satisfactory bailee waiver letter has been delivered to the Administrative Agent, or (y) Landlord Lien Reserves are permitted to be established hereunder by the Administrative Agent with respect thereto, it being understood that in each case of the foregoing clauses (i) and (ii), during the 120-day period immediately following the Closing Date, such location or warehouse need not be subject to a Landlord Lien Waiver and Access Agreement or bailee waiver letter, and neither the lack thereof nor the agreement hereunder not to impose Landlord Lien Reserves during such period shall not otherwise deem the applicable Inventory to be ineligible;

(d)(i) is placed on consignment, unless a valid consignment agreement which is reasonably satisfactory to Administrative Agent is in place with respect to such Inventory or (ii) is in transit (except to the extent such Inventory (x) is in transit from (1) any location in the United States for receipt by a Borrower within fifteen (15) days of the date of determination or (2) any location outside of the United States for receipt by a Borrower within ninety (90) days of the date of determination, for which the document of title, to the extent applicable, reflects a Borrower as consignee (along with delivery to such Borrower of the documents of title, to the extent applicable, with respect thereto), and as to which the Administrative Agent has control over the documents of title, to the extent applicable, which evidence ownership of the subject Inventory, or (y) is in transit between locations leased, owned or occupied by a Borrower);

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(e)is covered by a negotiable document of title, unless such document has been delivered to the Administrative Agent with all necessary endorsements, free and clear of all Liens except Liens in favor of landlords, carriers, bailees and warehousemen if clause (c) has been complied with;

(f)is unsalable, shopworn, seconds, damaged or unfit for sale, in each case, as determined in the ordinary course of business by the Borrowers;

(g)consists of display items or packing or shipping materials or manufacturing supplies;

(h)is not of a type held for sale or lease in the ordinary course of business of the Borrowers;

(i)except as otherwise agreed by the Administrative Agent, any Inventory as to which the representations or warranties pertaining to Inventory set forth in the Credit Documents are untrue in any material respect;

(j)is subject to any licensing arrangement or any other Intellectual Property or other proprietary rights of any Person, the effect of which would be to limit the ability of the Administrative Agent, or any Person selling the Inventory on behalf of the Administrative Agent, to sell such Inventory in enforcement of the Administrative Agent’s Liens without further consent or payment to the licensor or such other Person (unless such consent has then been obtained);

(k)is not covered by casualty insurance maintained as required by Section 9.03; or

(l)which is located at any location where the aggregate value of all Eligible Inventory of the Borrowers at such location is less than $100,000.

Eligible Transferee” shall mean and include any existing Lender, any Approved Fund or any commercial bank, an insurance company, a finance company, a financial institution, any fund that invests in loans or any other “accredited investor” (as defined in Regulation D of the Securities Act) but in any event excluding (i) any natural person (or a holding company, investment vehicle or trust for, or owned and operated for the primary benefit of, a natural person), (ii) any Disqualified Lender (solely, in the case of a sale of a Participation to such Person, to the extent that the list of Disqualified Lenders has been disclosed to all Lenders) and (iii) the Sponsor, Holdings, each of the Borrowers and their respective Subsidiaries and Affiliates.

Environment” shall mean ambient air, indoor air, surface water, groundwater, drinking water, land surface and sub-surface strata and natural resources such as wetlands, flora and fauna.

Environmental Claims” shall mean any and all administrative, regulatory or judicial actions, suits, demands, demand letters, directives, claims, liens, notices of noncompliance or violation, investigations and/or proceedings relating in any way to any Environmental Law or any permit issued, or any approval given, under any such Environmental Law, including, without limitation, (a) any and all Environmental Claims by governmental or regulatory authorities for enforcement, investigation, cleanup, removal, response, remedial or other actions or damages pursuant to any applicable Environmental Law, and (b) any and all Environmental Claims by any third party seeking damages, contribution, indemnification, cost recovery, compensation or injunctive relief arising out of or relating to an alleged injury or threat of injury to human health, safety or the Environment due to the presence of Hazardous Materials, including any Release or threat of Release of any Hazardous Materials.

Environmental Law” shall mean any federal, state, provincial, foreign or local statute, law, rule, regulation, ordinance, code, binding guideline and rule of common law, now or hereafter in effect and in each case as amended, and any judicial or administrative interpretation thereof, including any judicial or administrative order, consent decree or judgment, relating to pollution or protection of the Environment, occupational health or Hazardous Materials.

Equity Interests” of any Person shall mean any and all shares, interests, rights to purchase, warrants, options, participations or other equivalents of or interests in (however designated) equity of such Person, including any preferred stock, any limited or general partnership interest and any limited liability company membership interest, but excluding, for the avoidance of doubt, any Indebtedness convertible into or exchangeable for the foregoing.

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ERISA” shall mean the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended from time to time, and, unless the context indicates otherwise, the regulations promulgated and rulings issued thereunder.  Section references to ERISA are to ERISA, as in effect at the date of this Agreement and any successor Section thereof.

ERISA Affiliate” shall mean each person (as defined in Section 3(9) of ERISA) which together with Lead Borrower or a Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower would be deemed to be a “single employer” within the meaning of Section 414(b) or (c) of the Code and solely with respect to Section 412 of the Code, Section 414(b), (c), (m) or (o) of the Code.

ERISA Event” shall mean (a) any “reportable event,” as defined in Section 4043 of ERISA or the regulations issued thereunder, but excluding any event for which the 30-day notice period is waived with respect to a Plan, (b) any failure to make a required contribution to any Plan that would result in the imposition of a Lien or other encumbrance or the failure to satisfy the minimum funding standards set forth in Section 412 or 430 of the Code or Section 302 or 303 of ERISA, or the arising of such a Lien or encumbrance, with respect to a Plan, (c) the incurrence by Lead Borrower, a Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower, or an ERISA Affiliate of any liability under Title IV of ERISA with respect to the termination of any Plan or the withdrawal or partial withdrawal (including under Section 4062(e) of ERISA) of any of Lead Borrower, a Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower, or an ERISA Affiliate from any Plan or Multiemployer Plan, (d) the filing of a notice of intent to terminate a Plan or the treatment of a Plan amendment as a termination under Section 4041 of ERISA, (e) the receipt by Lead Borrower, a Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower, or an ERISA Affiliate from the PBGC or a plan administrator of any notice of intent to terminate any Plan or Multiemployer Plan or to appoint a trustee to administer any Plan, (f) the adoption of any amendment to a Plan that would require the provision of security pursuant to the Code, ERISA or other applicable law, (g) the receipt by Lead Borrower, a Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower, or an ERISA Affiliate of any written notice concerning statutory liability arising from the withdrawal or partial withdrawal of Lead Borrower, a Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower, or an ERISA Affiliate from a Multiemployer Plan or a written determination that a Multiemployer Plan is, or is expected to be, insolvent, within the meaning of Title IV of ERISA, (h) the occurrence of any non-exempt “prohibited transaction” (within the meaning of Section 406 of ERISA or Section 4975 of the Code) with respect to which Lead Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary is a “disqualified person” (within the meaning of Section 4975 of the Code) or with respect to which Lead Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary could reasonably be expected to have liability, (i) the occurrence of any event or condition which constitutes grounds under Section 4042 of ERISA for the termination of any Plan or the appointment of a trustee to administer any Plan, (j) the filing of any request for or receipt of a minimum funding waiver under Section 412(c) of the Code with respect to any Plan or Multiemployer Plan, (k) a determination that any Plan is in “at-risk” status (as defined in Section 303(i)(4) of ERISA or Section 430(i)(4) of the Code), (l) the receipt by Lead Borrower, a Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate of any notice, that a Multiemployer Plan is, or is expected to be, in endangered or critical status under Section 305 of ERISA, or (m) any other extraordinary event or condition with respect to a Plan or Multiemployer Plan which would reasonably be expected to result in a Lien or any acceleration of any statutory requirement to fund all or a substantial portion of the unfunded accrued benefit liabilities of such plan.

Event of Default” shall have the meaning provided in Section 11.

Excluded Account” shall mean a Deposit Account, Securities Account or Commodity Account (i) which is used for the sole purpose of making payroll and withholding tax payments related thereto and other employee wage and benefit payments and accrued and unpaid employee compensation payments (including salaries, wages, benefits and expense reimbursements, 401(k) and other retirement plans and employee benefits, including rabbi trusts for deferred compensation and health care benefits), (ii) which is used solely for paying taxes, including sales taxes, (iii) which is used as an escrow account or as a fiduciary or trust account or is otherwise held exclusively for the benefit of an unaffiliated third party (including any account solely holding amounts representing fines, violations, fees and similar amounts paid by third parties and owed to municipalities), (iv) which is a zero balance Deposit Account, Securities Account or Commodity Account or (v) which is not otherwise subject to the provisions of this definition and together with any other Deposit Accounts, Securities Accounts or Commodity Accounts that are excluded pursuant to this clause (v), have an average daily balance for any fiscal month of less than $6,750,000 in aggregate.

Excluded Collateral” shall have the meaning assigned to such term in the Security Agreement.

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Excluded Subsidiary” shall mean any Subsidiary of Lead Borrower that is (a) a Foreign Subsidiary, (b) an Unrestricted Subsidiary, (c) a FSHCO, (d) not a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of Lead Borrower or one or more of its Wholly-Owned Restricted Subsidiaries, (e) an Immaterial Subsidiary, (f) established or created pursuant to Section 10.05(xi) and meeting the requirements of the proviso thereto; provided that such Subsidiary shall only be an Excluded Subsidiary for the period prior to such acquisition, (g) prohibited (but only for so long as such Subsidiary would be prohibited) by applicable law, rule or regulation from guaranteeing the facilities under this Agreement, or which would require governmental (including regulatory) consent, approval, license or authorization to provide a guarantee, in each case, unless such consent, approval, license or authorization has been received (but without obligation to seek the same), (h) prohibited (but only for so long as such Subsidiary would be prohibited) from guaranteeing the Obligations by any contractual obligation in existence (x) on the Closing Date or (y) at the time of the acquisition of such Subsidiary after the Closing Date (to the extent such prohibition was not entered into in contemplation of such acquisition), (i) a Subsidiary with respect to which a guarantee by it of the Obligations would result in a material adverse tax consequence to Holdings, Lead Borrower or any of the Restricted Subsidiaries, as reasonably determined in good faith by Lead Borrower and notified in writing to the Administrative Agent, (j) a not-for-profit Subsidiary or a Subsidiary regulated as an insurance company, (k) any other Subsidiary with respect to which Lead Borrower and the Administrative Agent reasonably agree in writing that the cost or other consequences of guaranteeing the Obligations shall be excessive in view of the benefits to be obtained by the Lenders therefrom, and (l) any Domestic Subsidiary that is a direct or indirect Subsidiary of a CFC or that is a FSHCO; provided that, notwithstanding the above, (x)  Lead Borrower may designate any Restricted Subsidiary that would otherwise constitute an “Excluded Subsidiary” hereunder as a “Subsidiary Guarantor” and cause such Subsidiary to execute the Guaranty Agreement as a “Subsidiary Guarantor” (and from and after the execution of the Guaranty Agreement, such Subsidiary shall no longer constitute an “Excluded Subsidiary” unless released from its obligations under the Guaranty Agreement as a “Subsidiary Guarantor” in accordance with the terms hereof and thereof; provided that such Restricted Subsidiary shall not be released solely on the basis that it was not required to become a Guarantor) so long as the Administrative Agent has consented to such designation and such Subsidiary shall grant a perfected lien on substantially all of its assets to the Collateral Agent for the benefit of the Secured Creditors regardless of whether such Subsidiary is organized in a jurisdiction other than the United States (notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement), pursuant to arrangements reasonably agreed between the Administrative Agent and Lead Borrower and subject to customary limitations in such jurisdiction to be reasonably agreed to between the Administrative Agent and Lead Borrower and (y) if a Subsidiary serves as a guarantor under the First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement, the Second Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement, any First Lien Incremental Equivalent/Refinancing Debt or any Second Lien Incremental Equivalent/Refinancing Debt, then it shall not constitute an “Excluded Subsidiary.”  For the avoidance of doubt, no Borrower shall constitute an Excluded Subsidiary.

Excluded Swap Obligation” shall mean, with respect to any Guarantor, (x) as it relates to all or a portion of the Guaranty of such Guarantor, any Swap Obligation if, and to the extent that, such Swap Obligation (or any Guaranty thereof) is or becomes illegal under the Commodity Exchange Act or any rule, regulation or order of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (or the application or official interpretation of any thereof) by virtue of such Guarantor’s failure for any reason to constitute an “eligible contract participant” as defined in the Commodity Exchange Act and the regulations thereunder (determined after giving effect to any “keepwell, support or other agreement” for the benefit of such Guarantor and any and all guarantees of such Guarantor’s Swap Obligations by other Credit Parties) at the time the Guaranty of such Guarantor becomes effective with respect to such Swap Obligation or (y) as it relates to all or a portion of the grant by such Guarantor of a security interest, any Swap Obligation if, and to the extent that, such Swap Obligation (or such security interest in respect thereof) is or becomes illegal under the Commodity Exchange Act or any rule, regulation or order of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (or the application or official interpretation of any thereof) by virtue of such Guarantor’s failure for any reason to constitute an “eligible contract participant” as defined in the Commodity Exchange Act and the regulations thereunder (determined after giving effect to any “keepwell, support or other agreement” for the benefit of such Guarantor and any and all guarantees of such Guarantor’s Swap Obligations by other Credit Parties) at the time the security interest of such Guarantor becomes effective with respect to such Swap Obligation.  If a Swap Obligation arises under a master agreement governing more than one swap, such exclusion shall apply only to the portion of such Swap Obligation that is attributable to swaps for which such Guaranty or security interest is or becomes illegal.

Excluded Taxes” shall mean, with respect to the Administrative Agent, any Lender, or any other recipient of any payment to be made by or on account of any obligation of any Credit Party under any Credit Document, (a) Taxes imposed on (or measured by) its net income and franchise (and similar) Taxes imposed on it in lieu of income

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Taxes, either pursuant to the laws of the jurisdiction in which such recipient is organized or in which the principal office or applicable lending office of such recipient is located (or any political subdivision thereof) or as a result of any other present or former connection between it and the jurisdiction imposing such Tax (other than a connection arising from such Administrative Agent, Lender or other recipient having executed, delivered, become a party to, performed its obligations under, received payments under, received or perfected a security interest under, engaged in any other transaction pursuant to or enforced any Credit Document, or sold or assigned an interest in any Loan or Credit Document), (b) any branch profits Taxes under Section 884(a) of the Code or any similar Tax imposed by any jurisdiction described in clause (a) above, (c) in the case of a Lender (other than an assignee pursuant to a request by a Borrower under Section 3.04), any U.S. federal withholding Tax that (i) is imposed on amounts payable to or for the account of such Lender at the time such Lender becomes a party to this Agreement (or designates a new lending office), except to the extent such recipient (or its assignor, if any) was entitled, immediately before the designation of a new lending office (or assignment), to receive additional amounts from the Credit Parties with respect to such withholding tax pursuant to Section 5.01(a) or (ii) is attributable to such recipient’s failure to comply with Section 5.01(b) or Section 5.01(c), (d) any Taxes imposed under FATCA and (e) U.S. federal backup withholding Taxes pursuant to Code Section 3406.

Existing Letters of Credit” shall mean those Letters of Credit issued under the Indebtedness to be satisfied and discharged in connection with the Closing Date Refinancing and described on Schedule 1.02 hereto.

Existing Revolving Loans” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.19(a).

Extended Revolving Loans” shall have the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.19(a).

Extended Revolving Loan Commitments” shall mean one or more commitments hereunder to convert Existing Revolving Loans to Extended Revolving Loans of a given Extension Series pursuant to an Extension Amendment.

Extending Lender” shall have the meaning provided in Section 2.19(c).  

Extension Amendment” shall have the meaning provided in Section 2.19(d).

Extension Election” shall have the meaning provided in Section 2.19(c).

Extension Request” shall have the meaning provided in Section 2.19(a).

Extension Series” shall have the meaning provided in Section 2.19(a).

FATCA” shall mean Sections 1471 through 1474 of the Code, as of the date of this Agreement (or any amended or successor version that is substantively comparable and not materially more onerous to comply with), any current or future regulations thereunder or official interpretations thereof, any agreements entered into pursuant to Section 1471(b)(1) of the Code as of the date of this Agreement (or any such amended or successor version), any intergovernmental agreements between a non-U.S. jurisdiction and the United States with respect to any of the foregoing and any Requirement of Law adopted and any agreements entered into pursuant to any such intergovernmental agreement.

FCPA” shall mean the United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977, as amended.

Federal Funds Rate” shall mean, for any day, the rate per annum equal to the weighted average of the rates on overnight Federal funds transactions with members of the Federal Reserve System on such day, as published by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on the Business Day next succeeding such day; provided that (a) if such day is not a Business Day, the Federal Funds Rate for such day shall be such rate on such transactions on the next preceding Business Day as so published on the next succeeding Business Day, and (b) if no such rate is so published on such next succeeding Business Day, the Federal Funds Rate for such day shall be the average rate (rounded upward, if necessary, to a whole multiple of 1/100 of 1%) charged to Bank of America on such day on such transactions as

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reasonably determined by the Administrative Agent; provided further that if the Federal Funds Rate shall be less than zero, such rate shall be deemed to be zero for purposes of this Agreement.

Fees” shall mean all amounts payable pursuant to or referred to in Section 2.05.

Financial Statements Date” shall have the meaning provided in Section 6.11.

First Lien Incremental Equivalent/Refinancing Debt” means (a) Indebtedness permitted by Section 10.04(xxvii) or Section 10.04(xxxi) of the First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement, as in effect on the Closing Date, or any similar provision of any subsequent First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement which does not modify the financial tests and dollar baskets set forth in such Sections of the First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement (as in effect on the Closing Date) in a manner that is less restrictive to the Credit Parties in any material respect and (b) any Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness in respect thereof.

First Lien Term Agent” shall mean Bank of America, in its capacity as administrative agent and collateral agent under the First Lien Term Documents, and any successor administrative agent or collateral agent under the First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement.

First Lien Term Documents” shall mean the First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement, any guarantees issued thereunder and the collateral and security documents (and intercreditor agreements) entered into in connection therewith.

First Lien Term Loans” shall have the meaning ascribed to the term “Term Loans” in the First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement.

First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement” shall mean (a) that certain First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement, as in effect on of the Closing Date and as the same may be amended, amended and restated, modified, supplemented, extended or renewed from time to time in accordance with the terms hereof (including by reference to the Intercreditor Agreement) and thereof, among Holdings, the Borrowers party thereto, certain lenders party thereto and the First Lien Term Agent and (b) any other credit agreement, loan agreement, note agreement, promissory note, indenture or other agreement or instrument evidencing or governing the terms of any Indebtedness or other financial accommodation that has been incurred to extend (subject to the limitations set forth herein (including by reference to the Intercreditor Agreement)) or refinance in whole or in part the Indebtedness and other obligations outstanding under (i) the credit agreement referred to in clause (a) or (ii) any subsequent First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement, unless such agreement or instrument expressly provides that it is not intended to be and is not a First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement hereunder.  Any reference to the First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement hereunder shall be deemed a reference to any First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement then in existence.

Fleet Division shall mean the division of Lead Borrower that performs toll and violation management solutions for the commercial fleet and rental car industries.

Foreign Pension Plan” shall mean any plan, fund (including, without limitation, any superannuation fund) or other similar program established or maintained outside the United States by any Borrower or any one or more of its Restricted Subsidiaries primarily for the benefit of employees of such Borrower or such Restricted Subsidiaries residing outside the United States, which plan, fund or other similar program provides, or results in, retirement income, a deferral of income in contemplation of retirement or payments to be made upon termination of employment, and which plan is not subject to ERISA or the Code.

Foreign Subsidiaries” shall mean each Subsidiary of a Borrower that is not a Domestic Subsidiary.

Fronting Exposure” shall mean a Defaulting Lender’s Pro Rata Share of LC Exposure or Swingline Loans, as applicable, except to the extent allocated to other Lenders under Section 2.11.

Fronting Fee” shall have the meaning provided in Section 2.05(c)(ii).  

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FSHCO” shall mean any Domestic Subsidiary that is a disregarded entity that has no material assets other than Equity Interests in one or more Foreign Subsidiaries that are CFCs.

Governmental Authority” shall mean the government of the United States of America, any other, supranational authority or nation or any political subdivision thereof, whether state, provincial or local, and any agency, authority, instrumentality, regulatory body, court, central bank or other entity exercising executive, legislative, judicial, taxing, regulatory or administrative powers or functions of or pertaining to government.

Guaranteed Creditors” shall mean and include (x) each of the Lender Creditors, (y) any Secured Bank Product Provider or any Person that was a Secured Bank Product Provider on the Closing Date or at the time it entered into a Bank Product with a Borrower or its Subsidiary and (z) any other Secured Creditor.

Guarantor” shall mean and include Holdings, each Borrower (other than with respect to its own Obligations) and each Subsidiary Guarantor.

Guaranty” shall mean, as to any Guarantor, the guarantees granted by such Guarantor pursuant to the terms of the Guaranty Agreement.

Guaranty Agreement” shall have the meaning provided in Section 6.10.

Hazardous Materials” shall mean (a) any petroleum or petroleum products, radioactive materials, asbestos in any form that is or could become friable, urea formaldehyde foam insulation, polychlorinated biphenyls, and radon gas; (b) any chemicals, materials or substances defined as or included in the definition of “hazardous substances,” “hazardous waste,” “hazardous materials,” “extremely hazardous substances,” “restricted hazardous waste,” “toxic substances,” “toxic pollutants,” “contaminants,” or “pollutants,” or words of similar import, under any applicable Environmental Law; and (c) any other chemical, material or substance regulated under any Environmental Law.

Holdings” shall have the meaning provided in the preamble hereto.

HTA Canada” shall have the meaning provided in the recitals hereto.

HTA New York” shall have the meaning provided in the recitals hereto.

HTA Targets” shall have the meaning provided in the recitals hereto.

Immaterial Subsidiary” shall mean any Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower that, as of the end of the most recently ended Test Period, does not have, when taken together with all other Immaterial Subsidiaries, (a) assets in excess of 5.00% of Consolidated Total Assets; or (b) revenues for the period of four consecutive fiscal quarters ending on such date in excess of 5.00% of the combined revenues of Lead Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries for such period; provided that in no event shall a Borrower be considered an Immaterial Subsidiary.

Increase Date” shall have the meaning provided in Section 2.15(b).  

Increase Loan Lender” shall have the meaning provided in Section 2.15(b).  

Incremental Revolving Commitment Amendment” shall have the meaning provided in Section 2.15(d).

Indebtedness” shall mean, as to any Person, without duplication, (i) all indebtedness (including principal, interest, fees and charges) of such Person (A) for borrowed money or (B) for the deferred purchase price of property or services, (ii) the maximum amount available to be drawn under all letters of credit, bankers’ acceptances and similar obligations issued for the account of such Person and all unpaid drawings in respect of such letters of credit, bankers’ acceptances and similar obligations, (iii) all Indebtedness of the types described in clause (i), (ii), (iv), (v), (vi) or (vii) of this definition secured by any Lien on any property owned by such Person, whether or not such Indebtedness has been assumed by such Person (provided that, if the Person has not assumed or otherwise become liable in respect of such Indebtedness, such Indebtedness shall be deemed to be in an amount equal to the lesser of (x) the aggregate

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unpaid amount of Indebtedness secured by such Lien and (y) the fair market value of the property to which such Lien relates as determined in good faith by such Person), (iv) the aggregate amount of all Capitalized Lease Obligations of such Person, (v) all Contingent Obligations of such Person, (vi) all obligations under any Swap Contracts and any Bank Product Debt or under any similar type of agreement and (vii) all Off-Balance Sheet Liabilities of such Person.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, Indebtedness shall not include (a) trade payables and accrued expenses incurred by any Person in accordance with customary practices and in the ordinary course of business of such Person or (b) earn-outs and contingent payments in respect of acquisitions except to the extent that the liability on account of any such earn-outs or contingent payment has become fixed, due and payable for more than 10 Business Days without being paid and is required by U.S. GAAP to be reflected as a liability on the consolidated balance sheet of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries.

Indemnified Person” shall have the meaning provided in Section 13.01.

Indemnified Taxes” shall mean Taxes imposed on or with respect to any payment by or on account of any obligation of any Credit Party under any Credit Document other than (i) Excluded Taxes and (ii) Other Taxes.

Independent Assets or Operations” shall mean, with respect to any Parent Company, that such Parent Company’s total assets, revenues, income from continuing operations before income taxes and cash flows from operating activities (excluding in each case amounts related to its investment in Lead Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries), determined in accordance with GAAP and as shown on the most recent balance sheet of such Parent Company, is more than 5.00% of such Parent Company’s corresponding consolidated amount.

Initial Borrowing Base Certificate” shall mean the initial Borrowing Base Certificate delivered hereunder setting forth Lead Borrower’s calculation of the Borrowing Base in accordance with clauses (a) through (e) of the definition thereof as of the last Business Day of the most recent fiscal month ended at least 20 days prior to the date of the Closing Date or the Closing Borrowing Base Termination Date, as applicable.

Initial Field Exam” shall mean a field examination of the Borrowers completed by Hilco Valuation Services.

Initial Maturity Date” shall mean the date that is five years after the Closing Date, or if such date is not a Business Day, the next preceding Business Day.

Initial Public Offering” shall mean the issuance by any Parent Company of its common Equity Interests in an underwritten primary public offering (other than a public offering pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-8 or S-4) pursuant to an effective registration statement filed with the SEC in accordance with the Securities Act, as amended.

Intellectual Property” shall have the meaning provided in Section 8.20.

Intercreditor Agreement” shall mean that certain Intercreditor Agreement in the form of Exhibit M, dated as of the Closing Date, by and among the Collateral Agent, Bank of America, as collateral agent under the First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement and Bank of America, as collateral agent under the Second Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement, as may be amended, amended and restated, modified, supplemented, extended or renewed from time to time in accordance with the terms thereof.

Interest Determination Date” shall mean, with respect to any LIBO Rate Loan, the second Business Day prior to the commencement of any Interest Period relating to such LIBO Rate Loan.

Interest Period” shall mean, as to any Borrowing of a LIBO Rate Loan, the period commencing on the date of such Borrowing or on the last day of the immediately preceding Interest Period applicable to such Borrowing, as applicable, and ending on the numerically corresponding day (or, if there is no numerically corresponding day, on the last day) in the calendar month that is one, two, three, six, or, if agreed to by all Lenders, twelve months or less than one month thereafter, as Lead Borrower may elect, or the date any Borrowing of a LIBO Rate Loan is converted to a Borrowing of a Base Rate Loan in accordance with Section 2.08 or repaid or prepaid in accordance with Section 2.07 or Section 2.09; provided that if any Interest Period would end on a day other than a Business Day, such Interest

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Period shall be extended to the next succeeding Business Day unless such next succeeding Business Day would fall in the next calendar month, in which case such Interest Period shall end on the next preceding Business Day.  Interest shall accrue from and including the first day of an Interest Period to but excluding the last day of such Interest Period.

Interim Period” shall have the meaning assigned to such term in Section 10.11(b).

Inventory” shall mean all “inventory,” as such term is defined in the UCC as in effect on the date hereof in the State of New York, wherever located, in which any Person now or hereafter has rights.

Investments” shall have the meaning provided in Section 10.05.

Issuing Bank” shall mean, as the context may require, (a) Bank of America or any affiliate of Bank of America with respect to Letters of Credit issued by it; (b) any other Lender that may become an Issuing Bank pursuant to Sections 2.13(i) and 2.13(k), with respect to Letters of Credit issued by such Lender; (c) with respect to the Existing Letters of Credit, the Lender which issued each such Letter of Credit, or (d) collectively, all of the foregoing.

Junior Representative” shall mean, with respect to any series of Permitted Junior Debt, the trustee, administrative agent, collateral agent, security agent or similar agent under the indenture or agreement pursuant to which such Permitted Junior Debt is issued, incurred or otherwise obtained and each of their successors in such capacities.

Landlord Lien Reserve” shall mean an amount not to exceed the lesser of (i) three months’ rent for all of the leased locations of the Borrowers at which Eligible Inventory is stored, other than leased locations with respect to which the Administrative Agent has received a Landlord Lien Waiver and Access Agreement and (ii) the aggregate amount included in the Borrowing Base pursuant to clause (c) of the definition thereof.

Landlord Lien Waiver and Access Agreement” shall mean a Landlord Lien Waiver and Access Agreement, in a form reasonably approved by the Administrative Agent.

Latest Maturity Date” shall mean, at any date of determination, the latest maturity date applicable to any Loans or Commitments hereunder at such time, including the latest termination date of any Existing Revolving Loans or Extended Revolving Loan Commitments, as applicable, as extended in accordance with this Agreement from time to time.

LC Collateral Account” shall mean a collateral account in the form of a deposit account established and maintained by the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Creditors, in accordance with the provisions of Section 2.13.

LC Commitment” shall mean the commitment of the Issuing Bank to issue Letters of Credit pursuant to Section 2.13.

LC Disbursement” shall mean a payment or disbursement made by the Issuing Bank pursuant to a Letter of Credit.

LC Documents” shall mean all documents, instruments and agreements delivered by Lead Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower that is a co-applicant in respect of any Letter of Credit to the Issuing Bank or the Administrative Agent in connection with any Letter of Credit.

LC Exposure” shall mean at any time the sum of (a) the aggregate undrawn amount of all outstanding Letters of Credit at such time plus (b) the aggregate principal amount of all LC Disbursements that have not yet been reimbursed at such time.  The LC Exposure of any Revolving Lender at any time shall mean its Pro Rata Percentage of the aggregate LC Exposure at such time.

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LC Obligations” shall mean the sum (without duplication) of (a) all amounts owing by the Borrowers for any drawings under Letters of Credit (including any bankers’ acceptances or other payment obligations arising therefrom), and (b) the undrawn amount of all outstanding Letters of Credit.

LC Participation Fee” shall have the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.05(c)(i).

LC Request” shall mean a request by Lead Borrower in accordance with the terms of Section 2.13(b) in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Issuing Bank.

LCT Election” shall have the meaning provided in Section 1.03.  

LCT Test Date” shall have the meaning provided in Section 1.03.

Lead Arrangers” shall mean Bank of America, N.A., BMO Capital Markets Corp., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Inc., in their capacities as joint lead arrangers and/or bookrunners for this Agreement.

Lead Borrower” shall have the meaning provided in the preamble hereto.

Lender” shall mean each financial institution listed on Schedule 2.01, as well as any Person that becomes a “Lender” hereunder pursuant to Section 2.15, 3.04 or 13.04(b), and, as the context requires, includes the Swingline Lender.

Lender Creditors” shall mean the Agents, the Lenders and the Indemnified Persons.

Letter of Credit” shall mean any letters of credit issued or to be issued by an Issuing Bank for the account of Lead Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries pursuant to Section 2.13, including each Existing Letter of Credit.

Letter of Credit Expiration Date” shall mean the date which is five (5) Business Days prior to the Maturity Date unless otherwise agreed by the Administrative Agent and the Issuing Bank.

LIBO Rate” shall mean: (a) for any Interest Period, with respect to a LIBO Rate Loan, the rate per annum equal to the London Interbank Offered Rate (“LIBOR”) or a comparable or successor rate, as published on the applicable Bloomberg screenpage (or such other commercially available source providing such quotations as may be designated) (the “LIBOR Screen Rate”) at approximately 11:00 a.m., London time, two Business Days prior to the commencement of such Interest Period, for Dollar deposits (for delivery on the first day of such Interest Period) with a term equivalent to such Interest Period; and (b) for any interest calculation with respect to a Base Rate Loan on any date, the rate per annum equal to LIBOR, at approximately 11:00 a.m., London time determined two Business Days prior to such date for U.S. Dollar deposits with a term of one month commencing that day; provided that to the extent a comparable or successor rate is approved by the Administrative Agent in connection herewith, the approved rate shall be applied in a manner consistent with market practice; provided, further that to the extent such market practice is not administratively feasible for the Administrative Agent, such approved rate shall be applied in a manner as otherwise reasonably determined by the Administrative Agent.  Notwithstanding any of the foregoing, the LIBO Rate shall not at any time be less than zero (and, if any such rate is below zero, the LIBOR Rate shall be deemed to be zero).

LIBO Rate Loan” shall mean each Revolving Loan which is designated as a Revolving Loan bearing interest at the LIBO Rate by Lead Borrower at the time of the incurrence thereof or conversion thereto.

LIBOR Successor Rate” shall have the meaning assigned to such term in Section 3.06(a).

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LIBOR Successor Rate Conforming Changes” means, with respect to any proposed LIBOR Successor Rate, any conforming changes to the definition of Base Rate, Interest Period, timing and frequency of determining rates and making payments of interest and other administrative matters as may be appropriate, in the discretion of the Administrative Agent, to reflect the adoption of such LIBOR Successor Rate and to permit the administration thereof by the Administrative Agent in a manner substantially consistent with market practice (or, if the Administrative Agent determines that adoption of any portion of such market practice is not administratively feasible or that no market practice for the administration of such LIBOR Successor Rate exists, in such other manner of administration as the Administrative Agent determines in consultation with Lead Borrower).

Lien” shall mean any mortgage, pledge, hypothecation, collateral assignment, security deposit arrangement, encumbrance, deemed or statutory trust, security conveyance, lien (statutory or other), preference, priority or other security agreement of any kind or nature whatsoever (including, without limitation, any conditional sale or other title retention agreement, and any lease having substantially the same effect as any of the foregoing).

Limited Condition Acquisition” shall mean any acquisition (including by way of merger) or similar Investment whose consummation is not conditioned on the availability of, or on obtaining, financing.  

Limited Condition Transaction” shall mean any acquisition (including by way of merger) or similar Investment (including the assumption or incurrence of Indebtedness), the making of any Dividend and/or the making of any voluntary or optional payment or prepayment on or redemption or acquisition for value of any Indebtedness subject to Section 10.07(a).

Limited Originator Recourse” shall mean a letter of credit, cash collateral account or other such credit enhancement issued in connection with the incurrence of Indebtedness by a Securitization Entity under a Qualified Securitization Transaction, in each case, solely to the extent required to satisfy Standard Securitization Undertakings.

Line Cap” shall mean an amount that is the lesser of (a) the Aggregate Commitments and (b) the then applicable Borrowing Base.

Liquidity Event” shall mean the occurrence of a date when (a) Availability shall have been less than the greater of (i) 10.0% of the Line Cap and (ii) $7,500,000 (in the case of this clause (ii), to the extent there has been any optional reduction in Commitments pursuant to Section 2.07(b) or any Revolving Commitment Increase pursuant to Section 2.15 after the Closing Date, multiplied by the Aggregate Commitment Adjustment Factor), in either case for five consecutive Business Days, until such date as (b) (x) Availability shall have been at least equal to the greater of (i) 10.0% of the Line Cap and (ii) $7,500,000 (in the case of this clause (ii), to the extent there has been any optional reduction in Commitments pursuant to Section 2.07(b) or any Revolving Commitment Increase pursuant to Section 2.15 after the Closing Date, multiplied by the Aggregate Commitment Adjustment Factor) for 30 consecutive calendar days.

Liquidity Notice” shall mean a written notice delivered by the Administrative Agent at any time during a Liquidity Period to any bank or other depository at which any Deposit Account (other than any Excluded Account) is maintained directing such bank or other depository (a) to remit all funds in such Deposit Account to the Dominion Account, or in the case of the Dominion Account, to the Administrative Agent on a daily basis, and (b) to cease following directions or instructions given to such bank or other depository by any Credit Party regarding the disbursement of funds from such Deposit Account (other than any Excluded Account), and (c) to follow all directions and instructions given to such bank or other depository by the Administrative Agent in each case, pursuant to the terms of any Deposit Account Control Agreement in place.

Liquidity Period” shall mean any period throughout which (a) a Liquidity Event has occurred and is continuing or (b) a Specified Event of Default has occurred and is continuing.

Loans” shall mean advances made to or at the instructions of Lead Borrower pursuant to Section 2 hereof and may constitute Revolving Loans, Swingline Loans or Overadvance Loans.

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Location” of any Person shall mean such Person’s “location” as determined pursuant to Section 9-307 of the UCC of the State of New York.

Margin Stock” shall have the meaning provided in Regulation U.

Master Agreement” shall have the meaning provided to such term in the definition of  “Swap Contract”.

Material Adverse Effect” shall mean (i) a material adverse effect on the business, assets, financial condition or results of operations of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries, taken as a whole, (ii) a material and adverse effect on the rights and remedies of the Administrative Agent and Collateral Agent, on behalf of the Lenders, taken as a whole, under the Credit Documents or (iii) a material and adverse effect on the ability of the Credit Parties, taken as a whole, to perform their payment obligations under the Credit Documents.

Maturity Date” means the Initial Maturity Date or the Latest Maturity Date, as applicable.

Moody’s” shall mean Moody’s Investors Service, Inc.

Multiemployer Plan” shall mean a multiemployer plan as defined in Section 4001(a)(3) of ERISA and subject to Title IV of ERISA under which Lead Borrower or a Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower has any obligation or liability, including on account of an ERISA Affiliate.

Non-Defaulting Lender” shall mean and include each Lender other than a Defaulting Lender.

Note” shall mean each Revolving Note or Swingline Note, as applicable.

Notice of Borrowing” shall mean a notice substantially in the form of Exhibit A-1 hereto.

Notice of Conversion/Continuation” shall mean a notice substantially in the form of Exhibit A-2 hereto.

Notice Office” shall mean the office of the Administrative Agent located at Bank of America, N.A., 901 Main Street, Dallas, TX 75202, Attention: Milissa Jones, Telephone: 214.209.4845, Electronic Mail: milissa.jones@baml.com; or such other office or person as the Administrative Agent may hereafter designate in writing as such to the other parties hereto.

Noticed Hedge” shall mean any Secured Bank Product Obligations arising under a Swap Contract with respect to which Lead Borrower and the Secured Bank Product Provider thereof have notified the Administrative Agent of the intent to include such Secured Bank Product Obligations as a Noticed Hedge hereunder and with respect to which a Bank Products Reserve has subsequently been established in the maximum amount thereof.

Obligations” shall mean (i) all now existing or hereafter arising debts, obligations, covenants, and duties of payment or performance by any Credit Party of every kind, matured or unmatured, direct or contingent, owing, arising, due, or payable to any Lender, Agent or Indemnified Person, by any Credit Party arising out of this Agreement or any other Credit Document, including, without limitation, all obligations to repay principal or interest on the Loans and Letters of Credit, and to pay interest, fees, costs, charges, expenses, professional fees, and all sums chargeable to any Credit Party or for which any Credit Party is liable as indemnitor under the Credit Documents, whether or not evidenced by any note or other instrument (in each case, including interest, fees and other amounts accruing during any proceeding under any Debtor Relief Laws, regardless of whether allowed or allowable in such proceeding) and (ii) all liabilities and indebtedness of Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries owing in respect of Secured Bank Product Obligations (with respect to any Subsidiary Guarantor, other than any Excluded Swap Obligation of such Subsidiary Guarantor). Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained above, (x) obligations of any Credit Party or Restricted Subsidiary under any Secured Bank Product Obligations shall be secured and guaranteed pursuant to the Credit Documents only to the extent that, and for so long as, the other Obligations are so secured and guaranteed and (y) any release of Collateral or Guarantors effected in the manner permitted by this Agreement shall not require the consent of holders of obligations under Secured Bank Product Obligations.

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OFAC” shall mean the U.S. Treasury Department Office of Foreign Assets Control.

Off-Balance Sheet Liabilities” of any Person shall mean (i) any repurchase obligation or liability of such Person with respect to accounts or notes receivable sold by such Person, (ii) any liability of such Person under any Sale-Leaseback Transactions that do not create a liability on the balance sheet of such Person, (iii) any obligation under a Synthetic Lease or (iv) any obligation arising with respect to any other transaction which is the functional equivalent of or takes the place of borrowing but which does not constitute a liability on the balance sheet of such Person.

Other Taxes” shall mean any and all present or future stamp, court or documentary, intangible, recording, filing or property Taxes or similar Taxes arising from any payment made under, from the execution, delivery, registration, performance or enforcement of, from the receipt or perfection of a security interest under, or otherwise with respect to, any Credit Document except any such Taxes imposed with respect to an assignment (other than an assignment made pursuant to Section 3.04) that are imposed as a result of any present or former connection between the relevant Lender and the jurisdiction imposing such Tax (other than a connection arising from such Lender having executed, delivered, become a party to, performed its obligations under, received payments under, received or perfected a security interest under, engaged in any other transaction pursuant to or enforced any Credit Document, or sold or assigned an interest in any Loan or Credit Document).

Outstanding Amount” shall mean with respect to Loans on any date, the aggregate outstanding principal amount thereof after giving effect to any borrowings and prepayments or repayments of Loans occurring on such date.

Overadvance” shall have the meaning of such term assigned to such term in Section 2.17.

Overadvance Loan” shall mean a Base Rate Loan made when an Overadvance exists or is caused by the funding thereof.

Parent Company” shall mean any direct or indirect parent company of Lead Borrower (other than the Sponsor).

Participant” shall have the meaning provided in Section 13.04(c).

Participant Register” shall have the meaning provided in Section 13.04(c).

Patent Security Agreement” shall have the meaning assigned to such term in the Security Agreement.

Patriot Act” shall have the meaning provided in Section 13.17.

Payment Conditions” shall mean as to any relevant action contemplated in this Agreement, (a) no Event of Default has then occurred and is continuing or would immediately result from any action, (b) Availability on a Pro Forma Basis immediately after giving effect to such action (and the average Availability over the prior 30 day period on a Pro Forma Basis assuming such action occurred on the first day of such 30 day period) would be at least the greater of (i) 12.5% of the Line Cap and (ii) $9,375,000 (in the case of this clause (ii), to the extent there has been any optional reduction in Commitments pursuant to Section 2.07(b) or any Revolving Commitment Increase pursuant to Section 2.15 after the Closing Date, multiplied by the Aggregate Commitment Adjustment Factor) and (c) if Availability on a Pro Forma Basis immediately after giving effect to such action (and the average Availability over the prior 30 day period on a Pro Forma Basis assuming such action occurred on the first day of such 30 day period) is less than 25% of the Aggregate Commitments, the Consolidated Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio would be at least 1.0 to 1.0 on a Pro Forma Basis for such action.

Payment Office” shall mean the office of the Administrative Agent located at Bank of America, N.A., 901 Main Street, Dallas, Texas 75202, Attention: ABL Dallas Operations, Electronic Mail: dg.babc_abl_operations_dr_team@bankofamerica.com, or such other office as the Administrative Agent may hereafter designate in writing as such to the other parties hereto.

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PBGC” shall mean the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation established pursuant to Section 4002 of ERISA, or any successor thereto.

Perfection Certificate” shall have the meaning assigned to such term in the Security Agreement.

Permitted Acquisition” shall mean the acquisition by Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries of an Acquired Entity or Business; provided that (i) the Acquired Entity or Business acquired is in a business permitted by Section 10.09 and (ii) all applicable requirements of Section 9.14 are satisfied.

Permitted Borrowing Base Liens” shall mean Liens on the Collateral permitted by Sections 10.01(i), (ii) (solely with respect to warehousemens’ liens), (xi), (xii) and (xxiii) (in the case of Sections 10.01(ii), (xi) and (xxiii), subject to compliance with clause (iii) of the definition of “Eligible Inventory” and in each case, solely to the extent any such Lien set forth in Section 10.01(ii), (xi), (xii) or (xxiii) arises by operation of law).

Permitted Discretion” shall mean reasonable credit judgment made in good faith in accordance with customary business practices for comparable asset-based lending transactions, and as it relates to the establishment or adjustment of Reserves or the modification of eligibility standards and criteria shall require that (a) such establishment, adjustment or imposition after the Closing Borrowing Base Termination Date be based on the analysis of facts or events first occurring or first discovered by the Administrative Agent after the Closing Date or are materially different from the facts or events occurring or known to the Administrative Agent on the Closing Date Borrowing Base Termination Date, unless Lead Borrower and the Administrative Agent otherwise agree in writing, (b) the contributing factors to the imposition of any Reserves shall not duplicate the exclusionary criteria set forth in the definitions of Eligible Accounts, Eligible Due from Agent Accounts or Eligible Inventory, as applicable, and vice versa and (c) the amount of any such Reserve so established or the effect of any adjustment shall be a reasonable quantification (as reasonably determined by the Administrative Agent) of the incremental dilution of the Borrowing Base attributable to such contributing factors.

Permitted Encumbrances” shall mean, with respect to any real property, such exceptions to title as are set forth in any mortgage title insurance policy delivered to any holder of a Permitted Lien thereon with respect thereto.

Permitted Holders” shall mean (i) the Sponsor, (ii) any Related Party of the Sponsor and (iii) any “group” (within the meaning of Section 13(d)(3) or Section 14(d)(2) of the Exchange Act or any successor provision) of which any of the foregoing are members; provided that in the case of such “group” and without giving effect to the existence of such “group” or any other “group,” such Persons specified in clauses (i) or (ii) above, collectively, have beneficial ownership, directly or indirectly, of more than 50% of the total voting power of the voting stock of Lead Borrower or any of its direct or indirect parent entities held by such “group”.

Permitted Investment” shall have the meaning provided in Section 10.05.

Permitted Junior Debt” shall mean any Permitted Junior Notes and any Permitted Junior Loans.

Permitted Junior Debt Documents” shall mean any Permitted Junior Notes Documents and any Permitted Junior Loan Documents.

Permitted Junior Loan Documents” shall mean, after the execution and delivery thereof, each agreement, document or instrument relating to the incurrence of Permitted Junior Loans, in each case as the same may be amended, amended and restated, modified, supplemented, extended or renewed from time to time in accordance with the terms hereof and thereof.

Permitted Junior Loans” shall mean any Indebtedness of Lead Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary in the form of unsecured loans; provided that (i) [reserved], (ii) no such Indebtedness, to the extent incurred by any Credit Party, shall be guaranteed by any Person other than Holdings, a Borrower or a Subsidiary Guarantor, (iii) no such Indebtedness shall be subject to scheduled amortization or have a final stated maturity (excluding for this purpose, interim loan financings that provide for automatic rollover, subject to customary conditions, to Indebtedness otherwise meeting the maturity requirements of this clause), in either case prior to the date occurring ninety-one (91) days

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following the Latest Maturity Date  as of the date such Indebtedness was incurred, (iv) [reserved], (v) [reserved] and (vi) to the extent incurred by any Credit Party, the covenants and events of default, taken as a whole, shall not be materially more favorable to the lenders providing such Permitted Junior Loans than the related provisions contained in this Agreement; provided that (x) any such terms may be more favorable to the extent they take effect after the Latest Maturity Date as of the date such Indebtedness was incurred, and (y) in the event that any agreement evidencing such Indebtedness contains financial maintenance covenants that are effective prior to the Latest Maturity Date as of the date such Indebtedness was incurred, the Borrowers shall have offered in good faith to enter into an amendment to this Agreement to add any such financial covenants as are not then contained in this Agreement (provided that a certificate of a Responsible Officer of Lead Borrower delivered to the Administrative Agent at least five Business Days prior to the incurrence of such Indebtedness, together with a reasonably detailed description of the material terms and conditions of such Indebtedness or drafts of the documentation relating thereto, stating that Lead Borrower has determined in good faith that such terms and conditions satisfy the requirement set out in the foregoing clause (vi), shall be conclusive evidence that such terms and conditions satisfy such requirement unless the Administrative Agent provides notice to Lead Borrower of an objection during such five Business Day period (including a reasonable description of the basis upon which it objects)).  

Permitted Junior Notes” shall mean any Indebtedness of Lead Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary in the form of unsecured notes and incurred pursuant to one or more issuances of such notes; provided that (i) [reserved], (ii) no such Indebtedness, to the extent incurred by any Credit Party, shall be guaranteed by any Person other than Holdings, a Borrower or a Subsidiary Guarantor, (iii) no such Indebtedness shall be subject to scheduled amortization or have a final stated maturity, in either case prior to the date occurring ninety-one (91) days following the Latest Maturity Date as of the date such Indebtedness was incurred, (iv) [reserved], (v) the indenture governing such Indebtedness shall not include any financial maintenance covenants, (vi) the “default to other indebtedness” event of default contained in the indenture governing such Indebtedness shall provide for a “cross-acceleration” or a “cross-acceleration” and “cross-payment default” rather than a “cross-default,” (vii) [reserved] and (viii) to the extent incurred by any Credit Party, the negative covenants and events of default, taken as a whole, contained in the indenture governing such Indebtedness shall not be materially more favorable to the holders of such Permitted Junior Notes than the related provisions contained in this Agreement; provided that any such terms may be more favorable to the extent they take effect after the Latest Maturity Date as of the date such Indebtedness was incurred (provided that a certificate of a Responsible Officer of Lead Borrower delivered to the Administrative Agent at least five Business Days prior to the incurrence of such Indebtedness, together with a reasonably detailed description of the material terms and conditions of such Indebtedness or drafts of the documentation relating thereto, stating that Lead Borrower has determined in good faith that such terms and conditions satisfy the requirement set out in the foregoing clause (viii), shall be conclusive evidence that such terms and conditions satisfy such requirement unless the Administrative Agent provides notice to Lead Borrower of an objection during such five Business Day period (including a reasonable description of the basis upon which it objects)).  

Permitted Junior Notes Documents” shall mean, after the execution and delivery thereof, each Permitted Junior Notes Indenture, and the Permitted Junior Notes, in each case as the same may be amended, amended and restated, modified, supplemented, extended or renewed from time to time in accordance with the terms hereof and thereof.

Permitted Junior Notes Indenture” shall mean any indenture or similar agreement entered into in connection with the issuance of Permitted Junior Notes, as the same may be amended, amended and restated, modified, supplemented, extended or renewed from time to time in accordance with the terms hereof and thereof.

Permitted Liens” shall have the meaning provided in Section 10.01.

Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness” shall mean Indebtedness incurred by Lead Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary which serves to extend, replace, refund, refinance, renew or defease (“Refinance”) any Indebtedness, including any previously issued Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness, so long as:

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(1)the principal amount of such new Indebtedness does not exceed (a) the principal amount of  Indebtedness (including any unused commitments therefor that are able to be drawn at such time) being so extended, replaced, refunded, refinanced, renewed or defeased (such Indebtedness, the “Refinanced Debt”), plus (b) any accrued and unpaid interest and fees on such Refinanced Debt, plus (c) the amount of any tender or redemption premium paid thereon or any penalty or premium required to be paid under the terms of the instrument or documents governing such Refinanced Debt and any costs, fees and expenses incurred in connection with the issuance of such new Indebtedness and the Refinancing of such Refinanced Debt;

(2)such Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness (excluding for this purpose, interim loan financings that provide for automatic rollover, subject to customary conditions, to Indebtedness otherwise meeting the requirements of this clause) has a:

(a)Weighted Average Life to Maturity at the time such Refinancing Indebtedness is incurred that is not less than the remaining Weighted Average Life to Maturity of the applicable Refinanced Debt; and

(b)final scheduled maturity date equal to or later than the final scheduled maturity date of the Refinanced Debt (or, if earlier, the date that is 91 days after the Latest Maturity Date as of the date such Indebtedness was incurred);

(3)to the extent such Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness Refinances (a) Indebtedness that is expressly subordinated in right of payment to the Obligations (other than Indebtedness assumed or acquired in an acquisition and not created in contemplation thereof), such Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness is subordinated to the Obligations on terms that are, taken as a whole, not materially less favorable to the Lenders than the subordination terms applicable to the Refinanced Debt, (b) secured by Liens that are subordinated to the Liens securing the Obligations, such Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness is (i) unsecured or (ii) secured by Liens that are subordinated to the Liens that secure the Obligations on terms that are, taken as a whole, not materially less favorable to the Lenders than the Lien subordination terms applicable to the Refinanced Debt or (c) secured by Liens that are pari passu with the Liens securing the Obligations, such Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness is (i) unsecured or (ii) secured by Liens that are pari passu or subordinated to the Liens that secure the Obligations on terms that are, taken as a whole, not materially less favorable to the Lenders than the Collateral sharing provisions applicable to the Refinanced Debt; and

(4)subject to Section 10.01(vi), such Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness shall not be secured by any assets or property of Lead Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary that does not secure the Refinanced Debt being Refinanced (plus improvements and accessions thereon and proceeds in respect thereof);

provided that (a) Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness will not include Indebtedness of a Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower that is not a Borrower or a Subsidiary Guarantor that refinances Indebtedness of a Borrower or a Subsidiary Guarantor, and (b) clause (2) of this definition will not apply to any Refinancing of any Indebtedness under clause (iii) or (v) of Section 10.04.

Person” shall mean any individual, partnership, joint venture, firm, corporation, association, limited liability company, trust or other enterprise or any government or political subdivision or any agency, department or instrumentality thereof.

Plan” shall mean any pension plan as defined in Section 3(2) of ERISA other than a Foreign Pension Plan or a Multiemployer Plan, which is maintained or contributed to by (or to which there is an obligation to contribute of) Lead Borrower or a Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower or with respect to which Lead Borrower or a Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower has, or may have, any liability, including, for greater certainty, liability arising from an ERISA Affiliate.

Plan of Reorganization” shall have the meaning provided in Section 13.04(j)(ii).

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Platform” shall mean Debt Domain, Intralinks, Syndtrak, ClearPar, or a substantially similar electronic transmission system.

Pledged Collateral” shall have the meaning assigned to such term in the Security Agreement.

Prime Rate” shall mean the rate publicly announced from time to time by the Administrative Agent as its “prime rate,” such “prime rate” to change when and as such prime lending rate changes.  The Prime Rate is set by the Administrative Agent based upon various factors including Administrative Agent’s costs and desired return, general economic conditions and other factors, and is used as a reference point for pricing some loans, which may be priced at, above, or below such announced rate.  Any change in such rate announced by the Administrative Agent shall take effect at the opening of business on the day specified in the public announcement of such change.

Pro Forma Basis” shall mean, with respect to the calculation of any test, financial ratio, basket or covenant under this Agreement, including the Consolidated Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio and the Consolidated Total Net Leverage Ratio and the calculation of Consolidated Total Assets and Availability, of any Person and its Restricted Subsidiaries, as of any date, that pro forma effect will be given to the Transaction, any acquisition, merger, consolidation, Investment, any issuance, incurrence, assumption or repayment or redemption of Indebtedness (including Indebtedness issued, incurred or assumed or repaid or redeemed as a result of, or to finance, any relevant transaction and for which any such test, financial ratio, basket or covenant is being calculated) (but excluding the identifiable proceeds of any Indebtedness being incurred substantially simultaneously therewith or as part of the same transaction or series of related transactions for purposes of netting cash to calculate the applicable ratio), any issuance or redemption of preferred stock, all sales, transfers and other dispositions or discontinuance of any Subsidiary, line of business, division, segment or operating unit, any operational change (including the entry into any material contract or arrangement) or any designation of a Restricted Subsidiary to an Unrestricted Subsidiary or of an Unrestricted Subsidiary to a Restricted Subsidiary, in each case that have occurred during the four consecutive fiscal quarter period of such Person being used to calculate such test, financial ratio, basket or covenant (the “Reference Period”), or subsequent to the end of the Reference Period but prior to such date or prior to or simultaneously with the event for which a determination under this definition is made (including any such event occurring at a Person who became a Restricted Subsidiary of the subject Person or was merged or consolidated with or into the subject Person or any other Restricted Subsidiary of the subject Person after the commencement of the Reference Period), as if each such event occurred on the first day of the Reference Period.

For purposes of making any computation referred to above:

(1)if any Indebtedness bears a floating rate of interest and is being given pro forma effect, the interest on such Indebtedness shall be calculated as if the rate in effect on the date for which a determination under this definition is made had been the applicable rate for the entire period (taking into account any Swap Contract applicable to such Indebtedness);

(2)interest on a Capitalized Lease Obligation shall be deemed to accrue at an interest rate reasonably determined by a responsible financial or accounting officer, in his or her capacity as such and not in his or her personal capacity, of Lead Borrower to be the rate of interest implicit in such Capitalized Lease Obligation in accordance with U.S. GAAP;

(3)interest on Indebtedness that may optionally be determined at an interest rate based upon a factor of a prime or similar rate, a eurocurrency interbank offered rate, or other rate, shall be deemed to have been based upon the rate actually chosen, or, if none, then based upon such optional rate chosen as Lead Borrower may designate; and

(4)interest on any Indebtedness under a revolving credit facility computed on a pro forma basis shall be computed based upon the average daily balance of such Indebtedness during the applicable period.

Any pro forma calculation may include, without limitation, adjustments calculated in accordance with Regulation S-X under the Securities Act; provided that any such adjustments, other than Specified Permitted

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Adjustments, that consist of reductions in costs and other operating improvements or synergies (whether added pursuant to this definition, the definition of “Pro Forma Cost Savings” or otherwise added to Consolidated Net Income or Consolidated EBITDA) shall be calculated in accordance with, and satisfy the requirements specified in, the definition of “Pro Forma Cost Savings.”

Pro Forma Cost Savings” shall mean, without duplication of any amounts referenced in the definition of “Pro Forma Basis,” an amount equal to the amount of cost savings, operating expense reductions, operating improvements (including the entry into any material contract or arrangement) and acquisition synergies, in each case, projected in good faith to be realized (calculated on a pro forma basis as though such items had been realized on the first day of such period) as a result of actions taken on or prior to, or to be taken by Lead Borrower (or any successor thereto) or any Restricted Subsidiary within 24 months of, the date of such pro forma calculation, net of the amount of actual benefits realized or expected to be realized during such period that are otherwise included in the calculation of Consolidated EBITDA from such action; provided that (a) such cost savings, operating expense reductions, operating improvements and synergies are factually supportable and reasonably identifiable (as determined in good faith by a responsible financial or accounting officer, in his or her capacity as such and not in his or her personal capacity, of Lead Borrower (or any successor thereto)) and are reasonably anticipated to be realized within 24 months after the date of such pro forma calculation and (b) no cost savings, operating expense reductions, operating improvements and synergies shall be added pursuant to this definition to the extent duplicative of any expenses or charges otherwise added to Consolidated Net Income or Consolidated EBITDA, whether through a pro forma adjustment or otherwise, for such period; provided, further, that the aggregate amount added in respect of the foregoing proviso (or otherwise added to Consolidated Net Income or Consolidated EBITDA) shall no longer be permitted to be added back to the extent the cost savings, operating expense reductions, operating improvements and synergies have not been achieved within 24 months of the action or event giving rise to such cost savings, operating expense reductions, operating improvements and synergies.

Projections” shall mean the detailed projected consolidated financial statements of Lead Borrower and its Subsidiaries (after giving effect to the Transaction) delivered to the Administrative Agent on or prior to the Closing Date.

Properly Contested” shall mean with respect to any obligation of a Credit Party, (a) the obligation is subject to a bona fide dispute regarding amount or the Credit Party's liability to pay; (b) the obligation is being properly contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings promptly instituted and diligently pursued; (c) appropriate reserves have been established in accordance with U.S. GAAP; (d) non-payment would not have a Material Adverse Effect, nor result in forfeiture or sale of any material assets of the Credit Party; (e) no Lien is imposed on any material assets of the Credit Party as a result of such dispute, unless bonded and stayed to the reasonable satisfaction of Administrative Agent; and (f) if the obligation results from entry of a judgment or other order, such judgment or order is stayed pending appeal or other judicial review.

Pro Rata Percentage” of any Revolving Lender at any time shall mean the percentage of the total Aggregate Commitments represented by such Lender’s Revolving Commitment.

Pro Rata Share” shall mean, with respect to each Lender at any time, a fraction (expressed as a percentage, carried out to the ninth decimal place), the numerator of which is the amount of the Revolving Exposure of such Lender at such time and the denominator of which is the aggregate amount of all Aggregate Exposures at such time.  The initial Pro Rata Shares of each Lender is set forth opposite the name of such Lender on Schedule 2.01 or in the Assignment and Assumption pursuant to which such Lender becomes a party hereto, as applicable.

Protective Advances” shall have the meaning provided in Section 2.18.  

PTE” means a prohibited transaction class exemption issued by the U.S. Department of Labor, as any such exemption may be amended from time to time.

Public-Sider” shall mean a Lender whose representatives may trade in securities of Lead Borrower or its controlling person or any of its Subsidiaries while in possession of the financial statements provided by Lead Borrower under the terms of this Agreement.

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Qualified Preferred Stock” shall mean any preferred capital stock of Holdings or Lead Borrower so long as the terms of any such preferred capital stock (x) do not contain any mandatory put, redemption, repayment, sinking fund or other similar provision prior to the 91st day after the Latest Maturity Date as of the date such Qualified Preferred Stock was issued other than (i) provisions requiring payment solely (or with provisions permitting Holdings or Lead Borrower, as applicable, to opt to make payment solely) in the form of common Equity Interests, Qualified Preferred Stock of Holdings or Lead Borrower or cash in lieu of fractional shares, as applicable, or any Equity Interests of any direct or indirect Parent Company of Holdings or Lead Borrower, as applicable, (ii) provisions requiring payment solely as a result of a change of control or asset sale, so long as any rights of the holders thereof upon the occurrence of a change of control or asset sale are subject to the payment in full of all Obligations in cash (other than unasserted contingent indemnification obligations) or such payment is otherwise permitted by this Agreement (including as a result of a waiver or amendment hereunder) and (iii) with respect to preferred capital stock issued to any plan for the benefit of employees of Holdings or Lead Borrower, as applicable, or its Subsidiaries or by any such plan to such employees, provisions requiring the repurchase thereof in order to satisfy applicable statutory or regulatory obligations and (y) give Holdings or Lead Borrower the option to elect to pay such dividends or distributions on a non-cash basis or otherwise do not require the cash payment of dividends or distributions at any time that such cash payment is not permitted under this Agreement or would result in an Event of Default hereunder.

Qualified Securitization Transaction” shall mean any Securitization Transaction of a Securitization Entity that meets the following conditions:

(1)the board of directors of Lead Borrower or the applicable Restricted Subsidiary shall have determined in good faith that such Qualified Securitization Transaction (including financing terms, covenants, termination events or other provisions) is in the aggregate economically fair and reasonable to Lead Borrower or the applicable Restricted Subsidiary;

(2)all sales of accounts receivable and related assets to the Securitization Entity are made at fair market value (as determined in good faith by Lead Borrower or the applicable Restricted Subsidiary) and may include Standard Securitization Undertakings; and

(3)the financing terms, covenants, termination events and other provisions thereof shall be market terms (as determined in good faith by Lead Borrower) and may include Standard Securitization Undertakings and Limited Originator Recourse.

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, the grant of a security interest in any accounts receivable of any Credit Party to secure Indebtedness or other obligations under this Agreement, the First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement or the Second Lien Credit Agreement shall not be deemed a Qualified Securitization Transaction.

Real Property” of any Person shall mean, collectively, the right, title and interest of such Person (including any leasehold, mineral or other estate) in and to any and all land, improvements and fixtures owned, leased or operated by such Person, together with, in each case, all easements, hereditaments and appurtenances relating thereto, all improvements and appurtenant fixtures and equipment, all general intangibles and contract rights and other property and rights incidental to the ownership, lease or operation thereof.

Receivables Assets” means (a) any accounts receivable and the proceeds thereof owed to a Borrower or a Restricted Subsidiary subject to a Receivables Facility and (b) all collateral securing such accounts receivable, all contracts and contract rights, guarantees or other obligations in respect of such accounts receivable, all records with respect to such accounts receivable and any other assets customarily transferred together with accounts receivable in connection with an accounts receivable factoring arrangement and which are, in each case, sold, conveyed, assigned or otherwise transferred or pledged by a Borrower or a Restricted Subsidiary to a commercial bank in connection with a Receivables Facility.  For the avoidance of doubt, no Receivables Assets shall be included in the Borrowing Base.

Receivables Facility” means an agreement between the Borrower or a Restricted Subsidiary and a commercial bank that is entered into at the request of a customer of the Borrower or a Restricted Subsidiary, pursuant to which (a) the Borrower or such Restricted Subsidiary, as applicable, agrees to sell to such commercial bank accounts receivable owing by such customer, together with Receivables Assets related thereto, at a maximum discount, for each such account receivable, not to exceed 5.0% of the face value thereof, and (b) the obligations of the Borrower or such Restricted Subsidiary, as applicable, thereunder are non-recourse (except for Securitization Repurchase Obligations) to the Borrower and such Restricted Subsidiary.

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Recovery Event” shall mean the receipt by Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries of any cash insurance proceeds or condemnation awards payable (i) by reason of theft, loss, physical destruction, damage, taking or any other similar event with respect to any property or assets of Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries (but not by reason of any loss of revenues or interruption of business or operations caused thereby) and (ii) under any policy of insurance required to be maintained under Section 9.03, in each case to the extent such proceeds or awards do not constitute reimbursement or compensation for amounts previously paid by Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries in respect of any such event.

Reference Period” shall have the meaning provided in the definition of the term “Pro Forma Basis.”

Refinance” shall have the meaning provided in the definition of the term “Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness.”

Refinanced Debt” shall have the meaning provided in the definition of the term “Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness.”

Register” shall have the meaning provided in Section 13.15.

Regulation D” shall mean Regulation D of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System as from time to time in effect and any successor to all or a portion thereof establishing reserve requirements.

Regulation T” shall mean Regulation T of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System as from time to time in effect and any successor to all or a portion thereof.

Regulation U” shall mean Regulation U of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System as from time to time in effect and any successor to all or a portion thereof.

Regulation X” shall mean Regulation X of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System as from time to time in effect and any successor to all or a portion thereof.

Related Party” shall mean (a) with respect to Platinum Equity Advisors, LLC, (i) any investment fund controlled by or under common control with Platinum Equity Advisors, LLC, any officer or director of the foregoing persons, or any entity controlled by any of the foregoing persons and (ii) any spouse or lineal descendant (including by adoption or stepchildren) of the officers and directors referred to in clause (a)(i); (b) with respect to any officer of Lead Borrower or its Subsidiaries, (i) any spouse or lineal descendant (including by adoption and stepchildren) of such officer and (ii) any trust, corporation or partnership or other entity, in each case to the extent not an operating company, of which an 80% or more controlling interest is held by the beneficiaries, stockholders, partners or owners who are the officer, any of the persons described in clause (b)(i) above or any combination of these identified relationships and (c) with respect to any Agent, such Agent’s Affiliates and the respective directors, officers, employees, agents and advisors of such Agent and such Agent’s Affiliates.

Release” shall mean actively or passively disposing, discharging, injecting, spilling, pumping, leaking, leaching, dumping, emitting, escaping, emptying, pouring, seeping, migrating or the like, of any Hazardous Material into, through or upon the Environment or within, from or into any building, structure, facility or fixture.

Relevant Public Company” shall mean the Parent Company that is the registrant with respect to an Initial Public Offering.

Replaced Lender” shall have the meaning provided in Section 3.04.

Replacement Lender” shall have the meaning provided in Section 3.04.

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Required Lenders” shall mean Non-Defaulting Lenders, the sum of whose outstanding principal of Commitments as of any date of determination represent greater than 50% of the sum of all outstanding principal of Commitments of Non-Defaulting Lenders at such time, or if the Commitments have been terminated, Non-Defaulting Lenders, the sum of whose outstanding Credit Extensions (calculated assuming settlement and repayment of all Swingline Loans by the Lenders) as of any date of determination represent greater than 50% of the sum of all such Credit Extensions (other than Credit Extensions made by Defaulting Lenders).

Requirement of Law” or “Requirements of Law” shall mean, with respect to any Person, any statute, law, treaty, rule, regulation, order, decree, writ, injunction or determination of any arbitrator or court or other Governmental Authority, in each case applicable to or binding upon such Person or any of its property or to which such Person or any of its property is subject.

Reserves” shall mean, without duplication of any items that are otherwise addressed or excluded through eligibility criteria, such reserves as the Administrative Agent, from time to time determines in its Permitted Discretion, including but not limited to Dilution Reserves, Landlord Lien Reserves, Asset Retirement Reserves and, solely during a continuing Event of Default or during a continuing Liquidity Period, reserves reasonably determined by the Administrative Agent in good faith to be necessary as a result of any failure to comply with the Assignment of Claims Act (or any state or municipal equivalent thereof), plus any Bank Product Reserves.

Notwithstanding the foregoing or anything contrary in this Agreement, (a) no Reserves shall be established or changed and no modifications to eligibility criteria or standards made, in each case, except upon not less than three (3) Business Days’ prior written notice to Lead Borrower, which notice shall include a reasonably detailed description of such Reserve being established or the modification to eligibility criteria or standards being made (during which period (i) the Administrative Agent shall, if requested, discuss any such Reserve, change or modification with Lead Borrower, (ii) Lead Borrower may take such action as may be required so that the event, condition or matter that is the basis for such Reserve, change or modification thereto no longer exists or exists in a manner that would result in the establishment of a lower Reserve or result in a lesser change or modification thereto, in a manner and to the extent reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and (iii) no Credit Extensions shall be made to the Borrowers if after giving effect to such Credit Extension the Outstanding Amount would exceed the Line Cap less such Reserves), provided that (x) no Landlord Lien Reserves may be established unless Eligible Inventory is included in the Borrowing Base or prior to the date that is 120 days after the Closing Date and (y) no Reserves may be established as a result of any failure to comply with the Assignment of Claims Act (or any state or municipal equivalent thereof) prior to the 90th day following receipt by Lead Borrower of a written request from the Administrative Agent given during a continuing Event of Default or a continuing Liquidity Period to comply with the Assignment of Claims Act and, following such 90th day, shall not be imposed to the extent the Administrative Agent  reasonably determines that the Borrowers are using their reasonable efforts to cause such compliance; provided, further, that such Reserves shall cease to be effective at the time such Event of Default is cured or waived or such Liquidity Period ceases to be continuing, as applicable), (b) no Reserves shall be established  with respect to any surety or performance bond in which guarantees, letters of credit, bonds or similar arrangements are issued to facilitate the Credit Parties’ business, except to the extent (i) any assets included in the Borrowing Base are subject to a perfected Lien securing reimbursement obligations in respect of such surety or performance bond and such Liens are pari passu or senior to the Liens securing the Obligations hereunder or (ii) the counterparties to any such surety bond have made demands for cash collateral which have not been satisfied, (c) the amount of any Reserve established by the Administrative Agent, and any change in the amount of any Reserve and any modification to eligibility criteria and standards, shall have a direct and reasonable relationship to the event, condition or other matter that is the basis for such Reserve or such change and (d) no Reserve shall be duplicative of any Reserve already accounted for through eligibility criteria or constitute a general Reserve applicable to all Inventory or Accounts that is the functional equivalent of a decrease in advance rates.  Notwithstanding clause (a) of the preceding sentence, changes to the Reserves solely for purposes of correcting mathematical or clerical errors shall not be subject to such notice period, it being understood that no Default or Event of Default shall be deemed to result therefrom, if applicable, for a period of six (6) Business Days.

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Responsible Officer” shall mean, with respect to any Person, its chief financial officer, chief executive officer, president, or any vice president, managing director, treasurer, controller or other officer of such Person having substantially the same authority and responsibility and, solely for purposes of notices given pursuant to Section 2, any other officer or employee of the applicable Credit Party so designated by any of the foregoing officers in a notice to the Administrative Agent or any other officer or employee of the applicable Credit Party designated in or pursuant to an agreement between the applicable Credit Party and the Administrative Agent; provided that, with respect to compliance with financial covenants, “Responsible Officer” shall mean the chief financial officer, treasurer or controller of Lead Borrower, or any other officer of Lead Borrower having substantially the same authority and responsibility.

Restricted Subsidiary” shall mean each Subsidiary of Lead Borrower other than any Unrestricted Subsidiaries.  Each Subsidiary of Lead Borrower that is a Borrower shall constitute a Restricted Subsidiary.

Returns” shall have the meaning provided in Section 8.09.

Revolving Availability Period” shall mean the period from and including the Closing Date to but excluding the earlier of the Maturity Date and the date of termination of the Revolving Commitments.

Revolving Borrowing” shall mean a Borrowing comprised of Revolving Loans.

Revolving Commitment” shall mean, with respect to each Lender, the commitment, if any, of such Lender to make Revolving Loans hereunder up to the amount set forth opposite such Lender’s name on Schedule 2.01, or in the Assignment and Assumption pursuant to which such Lender assumed its Revolving Commitment, as applicable, as the same may be (a) reduced from time to time pursuant to Section 2.07 and (b) reduced or increased from time to time pursuant to assignments by or to such Lender pursuant to Section 13.04.  

Revolving Commitment Increase” shall have the meaning provided in Section 2.15(a).

Revolving Commitment Increase Notice” shall have the meaning provided in Section 2.15(b).

Revolving Exposure” shall mean, with respect to any Lender at any time, the aggregate principal amount at such time of all outstanding Revolving Loans of such Lender, plus the aggregate amount at such time of such Lender’s LC Exposure, plus the aggregate amount at such time of such Lender’s Swingline Exposure.

Revolving Lender” shall mean a Lender with a Revolving Commitment.

Revolving Loans” shall mean advances made to or at the instructions of Lead Borrower pursuant to Section 2 hereof and may constitute Revolving Loans, Swingline Loans, Protective Advances, or Overadvance Loans.

Revolving Note” shall mean each revolving note substantially in the form of Exhibit B-1 hereto.

S&P” shall mean S&P Global Ratings, a division of S&P Global Inc., and any successor owner of such division.

Safety Division” shall mean the division of Lead Borrower that provides municipalities with red-light, speed and other traffic enforcement solutions.

 

Sale-Leaseback Transaction” shall mean any arrangements with any Person providing for the leasing by Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries of real or personal property which has been or is to be sold or transferred by Lead Borrower or such Restricted Subsidiary to such Person or to any other Person to whom funds have been or are to be advanced by such Person in connection therewith.

Sanctioned Country” shall mean a country, region or territory that at any time is the subject or target of any comprehensive territorial Sanctions (as of the Closing Date, the Crimea region of the Ukraine, Cuba, Iran, North Korea and Syria).

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Sanctioned Person” shall mean, at any time, (a) any Person listed in any Sanctions-related list of designated Persons maintained by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the U.S. Department of State, or by the United Nations Security Council, the European Union or any European Union member state, (b) any Person organized or resident in a Sanctioned Country or (c) any Person owned or controlled by any such Person or Persons described in the foregoing clause (a) or (b).

Sanctions” shall mean economic or financial sanctions or trade embargoes imposed, administered or enforced from time to time by (a) the U.S. government, including those administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department of the Treasury or the U.S. Department of State, or (b) the United Nations Security Council, the European Union, any European Union member state or Her Majesty’s Treasury of the United Kingdom.

Scheduled Unavailability Date” shall have the meaning provided in Section 3.06(a).

SEC” shall have the meaning provided in Section 9.01(g).

Second Lien Incremental Equivalent/Refinancing Debt” means (a) Indebtedness permitted by Section 10.04(xxvii) or Section 10.04(xxxi) of the Second Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement, as in effect on the Closing Date, or any similar provision of any subsequent Second Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement which does not modify the financial tests and dollar baskets set forth in such Sections of the Second Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement (as in effect on the Closing Date) in a manner that is less restrictive to the Credit Parties in any material respect and (b) any Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness in respect thereof.

Second Lien Term Agent” shall mean Bank of America, in its capacity as administrative agent and collateral agent under the Second Lien Term Documents, and any successor administrative agent or collateral agent under the Second Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement.

Second Lien Term Documents” shall mean the Second Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement, any guarantees issued thereunder and the collateral and security documents (and intercreditor agreements) entered into in connection therewith.

Second Lien Term Loans” shall have the meaning ascribed to the term “Term Loans” in the Second Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement.

Second Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement” shall mean (a) that certain Second Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement as in effect on the Closing Date and as the same may be amended, amended and restated, modified, supplemented, extended or renewed from time to time in accordance with the terms hereof (including by reference to the Intercreditor Agreement) and thereof, among Holdings, the Borrowers party thereto, certain lenders party thereto and the Second Lien Term Agent and (b) any Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness in respect thereof (unless such agreement or instrument expressly provides that it is not intended to be and is not a Second Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement hereunder).  Any reference to the Second Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement hereunder shall be deemed a reference to any Second Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement then in existence.

Section 9.01 Financials” shall mean the annual and quarterly financial statements required to be delivered pursuant to Sections 9.01(a) and (b); provided that with respect to the fiscal years of each of the Lead Borrower and the HTA Targets ending December 31, 2017, “Section 9.01 Financials” shall mean both the 2017 ATS Financial Statements and the 2017 HTA Target Financial Statements together and any reference to the delivery thereof shall be deemed to be a reference to the first date or time on which both the 2017 ATS Financial Statements and the 2017 HTA Target Financial Statements have been delivered to the Administrative Agent.  

Secured Bank Product Obligations” shall mean Bank Product Debt owing to a Secured Bank Product Provider or any Person that was a Secured Bank Product Provider on the Closing Date or at the time it entered into a Bank Product with Lead Borrower or its Restricted Subsidiary, up to the maximum amount (in the case of any Secured Bank Product Provider other than Bank of America and its Affiliates) specified by such provider in writing to the Administrative Agent, which amount may be established or increased (by further written notice by Lead Borrower to the Administrative Agent from time to time) as long as no Default or Event of Default then exists and no Overadvance would result from establishment of a Bank Product Reserve for such amount and all other Secured Bank Product Obligations.

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Secured Bank Product Provider” shall mean, at the time of entry into a Bank Product with a Borrower or its Restricted Subsidiary (or, if such Bank Product exists on the Closing Date, as of the Closing Date) the Administrative Agent, any Lender or any of their respective Affiliates that is providing a Bank Product; provided such provider delivers written notice to the Administrative Agent, substantially in the form of Exhibit D hereto, by the later of ten (10) Business Days following (a) the Closing Date and (b) creation of the Bank Product, (i) describing the Bank Product and setting forth the maximum amount to be secured by the Collateral and the methodology to be used in calculating such amount, and (ii) agreeing to be bound by Section 12.12.  It is hereby understood that a Person may not be a Secured Bank Product Provider to the extent it is similarly treated as such under the First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement or the Second Lien Term Credit Agreement in respect of such Bank Product.

Secured Creditors” shall have the meaning assigned that term in the respective Security Documents.

Securities Act” shall mean the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder.

Securities Exchange Act” shall mean the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder.

Securitization Assets” shall mean (a) the accounts receivable subject to a Securitization Transaction and the proceeds thereof and (b) all collateral securing such accounts receivable, all contracts and contract rights, guaranties or other obligations in respect of such accounts receivable, lockbox accounts and records with respect to such accounts receivable and any other assets customarily transferred (or in respect of which security interests are customarily granted), together with accounts receivable in a securitization financing and which in the case of clause (a) and (b) above are sold, conveyed, assigned or otherwise transferred or pledged by Lead Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary in connection with a Securitization Financing.  For the avoidance of doubt, no Securitization Assets shall be included in the Borrowing Base.

Securitization Entity” shall mean a Wholly-Owned Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower (or another Person formed for the purposes of engaging in a Qualified Securitization Transaction with Lead Borrower in which Lead Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower makes an Investment and to which Lead Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower transfers Securitization Assets) that is designated by the board of directors of Lead Borrower (as provided below) as a Securitization Entity and engages in no activities other than in connection with the financing of Securitization Assets and:

(1)no portion of the Indebtedness or any other obligations (contingent or otherwise) of which (a) is guaranteed by Lead Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries (other than the Securitization Entity) (excluding guarantees of obligations (other than the principal of, and interest on, Indebtedness) pursuant to Standard Securitization Undertakings or Limited Originator Recourse), (b) is recourse to or obligates Lead Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries (other than the Securitization Entity) in any way other than pursuant to Standard Securitization Undertakings or Limited Originator Recourse or (c) subjects any asset of Lead Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries (other than the Securitization Entity), directly or indirectly, contingently or otherwise, to the satisfaction thereof, other than pursuant to Standard Securitization Undertakings or Limited Originator Recourse;

(2)with which neither Lead Borrower nor any of its Subsidiaries has any material contract, agreement, arrangement or understanding other than on terms not materially less favorable to Lead Borrower or such Subsidiary than those that might be obtained at the time from Persons that are not Affiliates of Lead Borrower; and

(3)to which neither Lead Borrower nor any of its Subsidiaries has any obligation to maintain or preserve such entity’s financial condition or cause such entity to achieve certain levels of operating results.

Securitization Fees” shall mean distributions or payments made directly or by means of discounts with respect to any participation interest issued or sold in connection with, and other fees and expenses (including reasonable fees and expenses of legal counsel) paid to a Person that is not a Securitization Entity in connection with any Qualified Securitization Transaction or a Receivables Facility.

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Securitization Repurchase Obligation” shall mean any obligation of a seller of receivables in a Qualified Securitization Transaction or a Receivables Facility, as applicable, to repurchase receivables arising as a result of a breach of a representation, warranty or covenant or otherwise, including as a result of a receivable or portion thereof becoming subject to any asserted defense, dispute, off-set or counterclaim of any kind as a result of any action taken by, any failure to take action by or any other event relating to the seller.

Securitization Transaction” shall mean any transaction or series of transactions that may be entered into by Lead Borrower, any of its Restricted Subsidiaries or a Securitization Entity pursuant to which Lead Borrower, such Restricted Subsidiary or such Securitization Entity may sell, convey or otherwise transfer to, or grant a security interest in for the benefit of, (1) a Securitization Entity, Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries which subsequently transfers to a Securitization Entity (in the case of a transfer by Lead Borrower or such Restricted Subsidiary) and (2) any other Person (in the case of transfer by a Securitization Entity), any accounts receivable (whether now existing or arising or acquired in the future) of Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries which arose in the ordinary course of business of Lead Borrower or such Restricted Subsidiary, and any assets related thereto, including, without limitation, all collateral securing such accounts receivable, all contracts and contract rights and all guarantees or other obligations in respect of such accounts receivable, proceeds of such accounts receivable and other assets (including contract rights) which are customarily transferred or in respect of which security interests are customarily granted in connection with asset securitization transactions involving accounts receivable.

Security Agreement” shall mean a Security Agreement substantially in the form of Exhibit G, as may be amended, amended and restated, modified, supplemented, extended or renewed from time to time.

Security Document” shall mean and include each of the Security Agreement and, after the execution and delivery thereof, each Additional Security Document.

Settlement Date” shall have the meaning provided in Section 2.14(b).  

Similar Business” shall mean any business and any services, activities or businesses incidental, or reasonably related or similar to, or complementary to any line of business engaged in by Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries on the Closing Date (after giving effect to the Transaction) or any business activity that is a reasonable extension, development or expansion thereof or ancillary thereto.

Solvent” and “Solvency” shall mean, with respect to any Person on any date of determination, that on such date (i) the fair value of the assets of such Person and its Subsidiaries, on a consolidated basis, is greater than the total amount of liabilities, including contingent liabilities, of such Person and its Subsidiaries, on a consolidated basis (it being understood that the amount of contingent liabilities at any time shall be computed as the amount that, in light of all the facts and circumstances existing at such time, represents the amount that can reasonably be expected to become an actual or matured liability); (ii) the present fair saleable value of the assets of such Person and its Subsidiaries, on a consolidated basis, is greater than the total amount of liabilities, including contingent liabilities, of such Person and its Subsidiaries, on a consolidated basis (it being understood that the amount of contingent liabilities at any time shall be computed as the amount that, in light of all the facts and circumstances existing at such time, represents the amount that can reasonably be expected to become an actual or matured liability); (iii) such Person and its Subsidiaries, on a consolidated basis, are able to pay their debts and liabilities (including, without limitation, contingent and subordinated liabilities) as they become absolute and mature in the ordinary course of business on their respective stated maturities and are otherwise “solvent” within the meaning given that term and similar terms under applicable laws relating to fraudulent transfers and conveyances; and (iv) such Person and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis have, and will have, adequate capital with which to conduct the business they are presently conducting and reasonably anticipate conducting.

Specified Equity Contribution” shall have the meaning provided in Section 10.11(b).  

Specified Event of Default” shall mean any Event of Default arising under Section 11.01, 11.02 (solely relating to a material inaccuracy in a Borrowing Base Certificate), 11.03(i) (solely relating to a failure to comply with Section 9.17(c) or Section 10.11 (but only if such failure is no longer capable of being cured as provided in Section 10.11), 11.03(ii) or 11.05.

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Specified Permitted Adjustments” shall mean all adjustments identified in the calculation of “Pro Forma Adjusted EBITDA” in the confidential information memorandum for the First Lien Term Loans and Second Lien Term Loans to the extent such adjustments, without duplication, continue to be applicable to the reference period (it being understood that such adjustments shall be calculated net of the amount of actual benefits realized or expected to be realized during such reference period that are otherwise included in the calculation of Consolidated EBITDA).

Specified Representations” shall mean the representations and warranties of the Credit Parties set forth in Sections 8.02, 8.03(iii) (in the case of any tranche of Revolving Loans with respect to which such Specified Representations are made, limited to the incurrence of such tranche of Revolving Loans in the case of the Borrowers, the provision or reaffirmation of the applicable Guaranty in the case of each Guarantor and the grant or reaffirmation of the Liens in the Collateral to the Collateral Agent for the benefit of the Secured Creditors in the case of all Credit Parties), 8.05(b), 8.08(c) (in the case of any tranche of Revolving Loans with respect to which such Specified Representations are made, limited to the incurrence and use of proceeds thereof), 8.08(d) (in the case of any tranche of Revolving Loans with respect to which such Specified Representations are made, limited to the incurrence and use of proceeds thereof), 8.11, 8.15 (in the case of any tranche of Revolving Loans with respect to which such Specified Representations are made, limited to the incurrence and use of proceeds thereof and solely with respect to Patriot Act, OFAC, FCPA, Sanctions and other anti-terrorism, anti-money laundering and Anti-Corruption laws) and 8.16.

Sponsor” shall mean Platinum Equity Advisors, LLC and its Affiliates (excluding any operating portfolio company thereof).

Sponsor Affiliate” shall mean the collective reference to any entities (other than a portfolio company) controlled directly or indirectly by the Sponsor.

Springing Financial Covenant” shall mean the springing financial covenant set forth in Section 10.11(a).

Standard Securitization Undertakings” shall mean representations, warranties, covenants, indemnities and guarantees of performance entered into by Lead Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries which Lead Borrower has determined in good faith to be customary in a Securitization Transaction including, without limitation, those relating to the servicing of the assets of a Securitization Entity, it being understood that any Securitization Repurchase Obligation shall be deemed to be a Standard Securitization Undertaking.

Subordinated Indebtedness” shall mean any Indebtedness that is expressly subordinated in right of payment to the Obligations.

Subsequent Transaction” shall have the meaning provided in Section 1.03.

Subsidiary” shall mean, as to any Person, (i) any corporation more than 50% of whose stock of any class or classes having by the terms thereof ordinary voting power to elect a majority of the directors of such corporation (irrespective of whether or not at the time stock of any class or classes of such corporation shall have or might have voting power by reason of the happening of any contingency) is at the time owned by such Person and/or one or more Subsidiaries of such Person and (ii) any partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture or other entity in which such Person and/or one or more Subsidiaries of such Person has more than a 50% Equity Interest at the time.

Subsidiary Borrower” shall mean any Domestic Subsidiaries of any Borrower that own any assets included in the Borrowing Base and that execute a counterpart hereto and to any other applicable Credit Document as a Borrower; provided that the Administrative Agent and the Lenders shall have received from the Credit Parties all documentation and other information required by regulatory authorities under applicable “know your customer” and anti-money laundering rules and regulations, including the Patriot Act, prior to the designation of any Subsidiary Borrower.

Subsidiary Guarantor” shall mean each Restricted Subsidiary that is not a Borrower in existence on the Closing Date (after giving effect to the Transaction) other than any Excluded Subsidiary, as well as each Restricted Subsidiary that is not a Borrower established, created or acquired after the Closing Date which becomes a party to the Guaranty Agreement in accordance with the requirements of this Agreement or the provisions of the Guaranty Agreement.

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Supermajority Lenders” shall mean those Non-Defaulting Lenders which would constitute the Required Lenders under, and as defined in, this Agreement if the percentage “50%” contained therein were changed to “66-2/3%.”

Swap Contract” shall mean (a) any and all rate swap transactions, basis swaps, credit derivative transactions, forward rate transactions, commodity swaps, commodity options, forward commodity contracts, equity or equity index swaps or options, bond or bond price or bond index swaps or options or forward bond or forward bond price or forward bond index transactions, interest rate options, forward foreign exchange transactions, cap transactions, floor transactions, collar transactions, currency swap transactions, cross-currency rate swap transactions, currency options, spot contracts, or any other similar transactions or any combination of any of the foregoing (including any options to enter into any of the foregoing), whether or not any such transaction is governed by or subject to any master agreement, and (b) any and all transactions of any kind, and the related confirmations, which are subject to the terms and conditions of, or governed by, any form of master agreement published by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc., any International Foreign Exchange Master Agreement, or any other master agreement (any such master agreement, together with any related schedules, a “Master Agreement”), including any such obligations or liabilities under any Master Agreement.

Swap Obligation” shall mean, with respect to any Guarantor, any obligation to pay or perform under any agreement, contract or transaction that constitutes a “swap” within the meaning of section 1a(47) of the Commodity Exchange Act.

Swingline Commitment” shall mean the commitment of the Swingline Lender to make loans pursuant to Section 2.12, as the same may be reduced from time to time pursuant to Section 2.07 or Section 2.12.

Swingline Exposure” shall mean at any time the aggregate principal amount at such time of all outstanding Swingline Loans.  The Swingline Exposure of any Revolving Lender at any time shall equal its Pro Rata Percentage of the aggregate Swingline Exposure at such time.

Swingline Lender” shall mean Bank of America.

Swingline Loan” shall mean any Loan made by the Swingline Lender pursuant to Section 2.12.

Swingline Note” shall mean each swingline note substantially in the form of Exhibit B-2 hereto.

Synthetic Lease” shall mean a lease transaction under which the parties intend that (i) the lease will be treated as an “operating lease” by the lessee and (ii) the lessee will be entitled to various tax and other benefits ordinarily available to owners (as opposed to lessees) of like property.

Target Person” shall have the meaning provided in Section 10.05.

Tax Group” shall have the meaning provided in Section 10.03(vi)(B).  

Taxes” shall mean any and all present or future taxes, levies, imposts, duties, deductions, charges, fees, assessments, liabilities or withholdings imposed by any Governmental Authority in the nature of a tax, including interest, penalties and additions to tax with respect thereto.

Test Period” shall mean each period of four consecutive fiscal quarters of Lead Borrower (in each case taken as one accounting period) for which Section 9.01 Financials have been (or were required to be) delivered or, other than in the case of Section 10.11, are otherwise internally available; provided that, until the first such Section 9.01 Financials are (or are required to be) delivered hereunder or, other than in the case of Section 10.11, are otherwise internally available, “Test Period” shall mean the four consecutive fiscal quarters of Lead Borrower for which financial statements have been delivered pursuant to Section 6.11.

Threshold Amount” shall mean $45,000,000.

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Trademark Security Agreement” shall have the meaning assigned to such term in the Security Agreement.

Transaction” shall mean, collectively, (i) the consummation of the Closing Date Refinancing and, at the election of Lead Borrower, the repayment, replacement or refinancing of other Indebtedness of the Lead Borrower and its Subsidiaries (including the HTA Targets and their respective Subsidiaries) consisting of bank guarantees and letters of credit that are otherwise permitted to remain outstanding, (ii) the entering into of the Credit Documents and the incurrence of the Loans on the Closing Date, if any, (iii) the consummation of the Acquisition pursuant to the terms of the Acquisition Agreement, (iv) entering into the First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement and the initial borrowings thereunder on the Closing Date, (v) entering into the Second Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement and the initial borrowings thereunder on the Closing Date, and (vi) the payment of all Transaction Costs.

Transaction Costs” shall mean the fees, premiums, commissions and expenses payable by Holdings, Lead Borrower and its Subsidiaries in connection with the transactions described in clauses (i) through (vi) of the definition of “Transaction.”

Type” shall mean the type of Loan determined with regard to the interest option applicable thereto, i.e., whether a Base Rate Loan or a LIBO Rate Loan.

UCC” shall mean the Uniform Commercial Code as from time to time in effect in the relevant jurisdiction.

Unaudited Financial Statements” shall have the meaning provided in Section 6.11.

Unfunded Pension Liability” of any Plan subject to Title IV of ERISA shall mean the amount, if any, by which the value of the accumulated plan benefits under the Plan determined on a plan termination basis in accordance with actuarial assumptions at such time consistent with those prescribed by the PBGC for purposes of Section 4044 of ERISA, exceeds the fair market value of all plan assets of such Plan.

United States” and “U.S.” shall each mean the United States of America.

Unrestricted Subsidiary” shall mean (i) on the Closing Date, each Subsidiary of Lead Borrower listed on Schedule 1.01(B), except to the extent redesignated as a Restricted Subsidiary in accordance with Section 9.16, (ii)  any other Subsidiary of Lead Borrower designated by the board of directors of Lead Borrower as an Unrestricted Subsidiary pursuant to Section 9.16 subsequent to the Closing Date, except to the extent redesignated as a Restricted Subsidiary in accordance with such Section 9.16 and (iii) any Subsidiary of an Unrestricted Subsidiary pursuant to the foregoing clause (i) or (ii).

Unused Line Fee” shall have the meaning provided in Section 2.05(a).

Unused Line Fee Rate” shall mean (a) initially, 0.375% per annum and (b) from and after the first full fiscal quarter completed after the Closing Date, determined as of each Adjustment Date by reference to the following grid on a per annum basis based on the Average Usage during the fiscal quarter immediately preceding such Adjustment Date:

Average Usage

Unused Line Fee Rate

< 50%

0.375%

≥ 50%

0.250%

 

U.S. Dollars” and the sign “$” shall each mean freely transferable lawful money (expressed in dollars) of the United States.

U.S. GAAP” shall mean generally accepted accounting principles in the United States of America as in effect from time to time; provided that determinations made pursuant to this Agreement in accordance with U.S. GAAP are subject (to the extent provided therein) to Section 13.07(a).

U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate” shall have the meaning provided in Section 5.01(c).

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Weighted Average Life to Maturity” shall mean, when applied to any Indebtedness at any date, the number of years obtained by dividing (i) the then outstanding principal amount of such Indebtedness into (ii) the product obtained by multiplying (x) the amount of each then remaining installment or other required scheduled payments of principal, including payment at final maturity, in respect thereof, by (y) the number of years (calculated to the nearest one-twelfth) that will elapse between such date and the making of such payment.

Wholly-Owned Domestic Subsidiary” shall mean, as to any Person, any Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of such Person which is a Domestic Subsidiary of such Person.

Wholly-Owned Restricted Subsidiary” shall mean, as to any Person, any Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of such Person which is a Restricted Subsidiary of such Person.

Wholly-Owned Subsidiary” shall mean, as to any Person, (i) any corporation 100% of whose capital stock is at the time owned by such Person and/or one or more Wholly-Owned Subsidiaries of such Person and (ii) any partnership, association, joint venture or other entity in which such Person and/or one or more Wholly-Owned Subsidiaries of such Person owns 100% of the Equity Interests at such time (other than, in the case of a Foreign Subsidiary with respect to preceding clauses (i) or (ii), director’s qualifying shares and/or other nominal amounts of shares required to be held by Persons other than Lead Borrower and its Subsidiaries under applicable law).

Write-Down and Conversion Powers” shall mean, with respect to any EEA Resolution Authority, the write-down and conversion powers of such EEA Resolution Authority from time to time under the Bail-In Legislation for the applicable EEA Member Country, which write-down and conversion powers are described in the EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule.

Section 1.02Terms Generally and Certain Interpretive Provisions.  The definitions in Section 1.01 shall apply equally to both the singular and plural forms of the terms defined.  Whenever the context may require, any pronoun shall include the corresponding masculine, feminine and neuter forms.  The words “include,” “includes” and “including” shall be deemed to be followed by the phrase “without limitation.”  The word “will” shall be construed to have the same meaning and effect as the word “shall”; and the words “asset” and “property” shall be construed as having the same meaning and effect and to refer to any and all tangible and intangible assets and properties, including cash, securities, accounts and contract rights.  The words “herein,” “hereof” and “hereunder,” and words of similar import, shall be construed to refer to this Agreement in its entirety and not to any particular provision of this Agreement unless the context shall otherwise require.  All references herein to Sections, paragraphs, clauses, subclauses, Exhibits and Schedules shall be deemed references to Sections, paragraphs, clauses and subclauses of, and Exhibits and Schedules to, this Agreement unless the context shall otherwise require.  Unless otherwise expressly provided herein, (a) all references to documents, instruments and other agreements (including the Credit Documents and organizational documents) shall be deemed to include all subsequent amendments, restatements, amendments and restatements, supplements and other modifications thereto, but only to the extent such amendments, restatements, amendments and restatements, supplements and other modifications are not prohibited by any Credit Document and (b) references to any law, statute, rule or regulation shall include all statutory and regulatory provisions consolidating, amending, replacing, supplementing or interpreting such law.  Unless otherwise specified, all references herein to times of day shall be references to Eastern time (daylight or standard, as applicable). Any reference herein or in any other Credit Document to the satisfaction, repayment, or payment in full of the Obligations or the Obligations having been repaid in full, or words of similar import, shall mean (i) the payment or repayment in full in cash of all such Obligations (other than (x) LC Exposure of the type described in clause (a) of the definition thereof, (y) contingent indemnification Obligations for which no claim has been asserted and (z) Secured Bank Product Obligations), (ii) the receipt by the Administrative Agent of Cash Collateral in order to secure (x) contingent indemnification and reimbursement Obligations for which a claim has been asserted, and (y) LC Exposure of the type described in clause (b) of the definition thereof, and (iii) the termination of all of the Commitments of the Lenders.

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Section 1.03Limited Condition Transactions.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement, in connection with any action being taken in connection with a Limited Condition Transaction (other than (a) the making by any Lender or Issuing Bank, as applicable, of any Credit Extension unless otherwise agreed by such Lender or Issuing Bank and (b) determining Availability for purposes of the Payment Conditions or Distribution Conditions, other than with respect to any Limited Condition Transaction that is to be financed solely with proceeds of newly committed financing not constituting Commitments hereunder), for purposes of:

(i)determining compliance with any provision of this Agreement which requires the calculation of any financial ratio or test, including the Consolidated Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio and Consolidated Total Net Leverage Ratio;

(ii)testing availability under baskets set forth in this Agreement (including baskets determined by reference to Consolidated EBITDA or Consolidated Total Assets); or

(iii)determining other compliance with this Agreement (including the determination that no Default or Event of Default (or any type of Default or Event of Default) has occurred, is continuing or would result therefrom);

in each case, at the option of Lead Borrower (Lead Borrower’s election to exercise such option in connection with any Limited Condition Transaction, an “LCT Election”), the date of determination of whether any such action is permitted hereunder shall be made (1) in the case of any acquisition (including by way of merger) or similar Investment (including the assumption or incurrence of Indebtedness in connection therewith), at the time of (or, in the case of any calculation or any financial ratio or test, with respect to, or as of the last day of, the most recently ended Test Period at the time of) either (x) the execution of the definitive agreement with respect to such acquisition or Investment, (y) the public announcement of an intention to make an offer in respect of the target of such acquisition or Investment or (z) the consummation of such acquisition or Investment, (2) in the case of any Dividend, at the time of (or, in the case of any calculation or any financial ratio or test, with respect to, or as of the last day of, the most recently ended Test Period at the time of) (x) the declaration of such Dividend or (y) the making of such Dividend and (3) in the case of any voluntary or optional payment or prepayment on or redemption or acquisition for value of any Indebtedness subject to Section 10.07(a), at the time of (or, in the case of any calculation or any financial ratio or test, with respect to, or as of the last day of, the most recently ended Test Period at the time of) (x) delivery of irrevocable (which may be conditional) notice with respect to such payment or prepayment or redemption or acquisition of such Indebtedness or (y) the making of such voluntary or optional payment or prepayment on or redemption or acquisition for value of any Indebtedness (the “LCT Test Date”), and if, for the Limited Condition Transaction (and the other transactions to be entered into in connection therewith), Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries would have been permitted to take such action on the relevant LCT Test Date in compliance with such ratio, test or basket, such ratio, test or basket shall be deemed to have been complied with.  For the avoidance of doubt, if Lead Borrower has made an LCT Election and any of the ratios, tests or baskets for which compliance was determined or tested as of the LCT Test Date would have failed to have been complied with  as a result of fluctuations in any such ratio, test or basket, including due to fluctuations in Consolidated EBITDA or Consolidated Total Assets of Lead Borrower or the Person subject to such Limited Condition Transaction, at or prior to the consummation of the relevant transaction or action, such baskets, tests or ratios will not be deemed to have failed to have been complied with as a result of such fluctuations.  If Lead Borrower has made an LCT Election for any Limited Condition Transaction, then in connection with any calculation of any ratio, test or basket availability with respect to the incurrence of Indebtedness or Liens, the making of Dividends, the making of any Permitted Investment, mergers, the conveyance, lease or other transfer of all or substantially all of the assets of Lead Borrower, the prepayment, redemption, purchase, defeasance or other satisfaction of Indebtedness, or the designation of an Unrestricted Subsidiary (each, a “Subsequent Transaction”) following the relevant LCT Test Date and prior to the earlier of the date on which such Limited Condition Transaction is consummated or the date that the definitive agreement, public announcement or irrevocable notice for such Limited Condition Transaction is terminated, revoked or expires without consummation of such Limited Condition Transaction, for purposes of determining whether such Subsequent Transaction is permitted under this Agreement, any such ratio, test or basket shall be required to be satisfied on a Pro Forma Basis assuming such Limited Condition Transaction and other transactions in connection therewith (including any incurrence of Indebtedness and the use of proceeds thereof) have been consummated.

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Section 1.04Classification and Reclassification.  It is understood and agreed that any Lien, sale, lease or other disposition of assets, Dividend, Indebtedness, Investment, Affiliate transaction or prepayment of Indebtedness need not be permitted solely by reference to one category of permitted Lien, sale, lease or other disposition of assets, Dividend, Indebtedness, Investment, Affiliate transaction or prepayment of Indebtedness under Sections 10.01, 10.02, 10.03, 10.04, 10.05, 10.06 and 10.07(a), respectively, but may instead be permitted in part under any combination thereof (it being understood that Lead Borrower may utilize amounts under any category that is subject to any financial ratio or test, including the Consolidated Total Net Leverage Ratio, Payment Conditions or Distribution Conditions, prior to amounts under any other category). For purposes of determining compliance at any time with Sections 10.01 and 10.04, in the event that any Lien or Indebtedness meets the criteria of more than one of the categories of transactions or items permitted pursuant to any clause of such Sections 10.01 and 10.04, Lead Borrower, in its sole discretion, may, from time to time, classify or reclassify such transaction or item (or portion thereof) and will only be required to include the amount and type of such transaction (or portion thereof) in any one category.

ARTICLE 2

 

Amount and Terms of Credit

Section 2.01The Commitments.  Subject to the terms and conditions and relying upon the representations and warranties herein set forth, each Lender agrees, severally and not jointly, to make Revolving Loans to the Borrowers, at any time and from time to time on and after the Closing Date until the earlier of one Business Day prior to the Maturity Date and the termination of the Commitment of such Lender in accordance with the terms hereof, in an aggregate principal amount at any time outstanding that will not result in such Lender’s Revolving Exposure exceeding the lesser of (i) such Lender’s Revolving Commitment, and (ii) such Lender’s Pro Rata Percentage multiplied by the Borrowing Base then in effect.  Within the limits set forth above and subject to the terms, conditions and limitations set forth herein, the Borrowers may borrow, pay or prepay and reborrow Revolving Loans.  All Borrowers shall be jointly and severally liable as Borrowers for all Loans regardless of which Borrower receives the proceeds thereof.  Each Lender may, at its option, make any Loan by causing any domestic or foreign branch or Affiliate of such Lender to make such Loan; provided that any exercise of such option shall not (A) affect in any manner the obligation of the Borrowers to repay such Loan in accordance with the terms of this Agreement, (B) excuse or relieve any Lender of its Commitment to make any such Loan to the extent not so made by such branch or Affiliate or (C) cause the Borrowers to pay additional amounts pursuant to Section 3.01.

Section 2.02Loans.

(a)Each Loan (other than Swingline Loans) shall be made as part of a Borrowing consisting of Loans made by the Lenders ratably in accordance with their applicable Commitments; provided that the failure of any Lender to make any Loan shall not in itself relieve any other Lender of its obligation to lend hereunder (it being understood, however, that no Lender shall be responsible for the failure of any other Lender to make any Loan required to be made by such other Lender).  Except for Loans deemed made pursuant to Section 2.02(f), Loans (other than Swingline Loans) comprising any Borrowing shall be in an aggregate principal amount that is (i) (A) in the case of Base Rate Loans, not less than $500,000 and (B) in the case of LIBO Rate Loans, an integral multiple of $250,000 and not less than $1,000,000, or (ii) equal to the remaining available balance of the applicable Revolving Commitments.

(b)Subject to Section 3.01, each Borrowing shall be comprised entirely of Base Rate Loans or LIBO Rate Loans as Lead Borrower may request pursuant to Section 2.03. Borrowings of more than one Type may be outstanding at the same time; provided further that Lead Borrower shall not be entitled to request any Borrowing that, if made, would result in more than ten (10) Borrowings of LIBO Rate Loans outstanding hereunder at any one time.  For purposes of the foregoing, Borrowings having different Interest Periods, regardless of whether they commence on the same date, shall be considered separate Borrowings.

(c)Except with respect to Loans made pursuant to Section 2.02(f), each Lender shall make each Loan (other than Swingline Loans) to be made by it hereunder on the requested date of such Borrowing by wire transfer of immediately available funds to such account in New York City as the Administrative Agent may designate, by not later than 1:00 p.m., New York City time, and the Administrative Agent shall promptly credit the amounts so received to the Designated Account (or such other deposit account of Lead Borrower specified in the applicable Notice of Borrowing) on the requested date of such Borrowing or, if a Borrowing shall not occur on such date because any

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condition precedent herein specified shall not have been met or waived, return the amounts so received to the respective Lenders.

(d)Unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from a Lender prior to the date of any Borrowing that such Lender will not make available to the Administrative Agent such Lender’s portion of such Borrowing, the Administrative Agent may assume that such Lender has made such portion available to the Administrative Agent on the date of such Borrowing in accordance with clause (c) above, and the Administrative Agent may, in reliance upon such assumption, make available to the applicable Borrower on such date a corresponding amount.  If the Administrative Agent shall have so made funds available then, to the extent that such Lender shall not have made such portion available to the Administrative Agent, such Lender and the applicable Borrower severally agree to repay to the Administrative Agent forthwith on demand such corresponding amount together with interest thereon, for each day from the date such amount is made available to such Borrower until the date such amount is repaid to the Administrative Agent at (i) in the case of a Borrower, the interest rate applicable at the time to the Loans comprising such Borrowing and (ii) in the case of such Lender, a rate determined by the Administrative Agent to represent its cost of overnight or short-term funds (which determination shall be conclusive absent manifest error).  If such Lender shall repay to the Administrative Agent such corresponding amount, such amount shall constitute such Lender’s Loan as part of such Borrowing for purposes of this Agreement.

(e)Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, Lead Borrower shall not be entitled to request, or to elect to convert or continue, any Borrowing if the Interest Period requested with respect thereto would end after the Maturity Date.

(f)If the Issuing Bank shall not have received from Lead Borrower the payment required to be made by Section 2.13(e) within the time specified in such Section, the Issuing Bank will promptly notify the Administrative Agent of the LC Disbursement and the Administrative Agent will promptly notify each Revolving Lender of such LC Disbursement and its Pro Rata Percentage thereof.  Each Revolving Lender shall pay by wire transfer of immediately available funds to the Administrative Agent on such date (or, if such Revolving Lender shall have received such notice later than 12:00 (noon), New York City time, on any day, not later than 11:00 a.m., New York City time, on the immediately following Business Day), an amount equal to such Lender’s Pro Rata Percentage of such LC Disbursement (it being understood that such amount shall be deemed to constitute a Base Rate Loan of such Lender, and such payment shall be deemed to have reduced the LC Exposure), and the Administrative Agent will promptly pay to the Issuing Bank amounts so received by it from the Revolving Lenders.  The Administrative Agent will promptly pay to the Issuing Bank any amounts received by it from Lead Borrower pursuant to Section 2.13(e) prior to the time that any Revolving Lender makes any payment pursuant to this clause (f), and any such amounts received by the Administrative Agent thereafter will be promptly remitted by the Administrative Agent to the Revolving Lenders that shall have made such payments and to the Issuing Bank, as their interests may appear.  If any Revolving Lender shall not have made its Pro Rata Percentage of such LC Disbursement available to the Administrative Agent as provided above, such Lender and Lead Borrower severally agree to pay interest on such amount, for each day from and including the date such amount is required to be paid in accordance with this clause (f) to but excluding the date such amount is paid, to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Issuing Bank at (i) in the case of Lead Borrower, a rate per annum equal to the interest rate applicable to Revolving Loans pursuant to Section 2.06(a), and (ii) in the case of such Lender, for the first such day, the Federal Funds Rate, and for each day thereafter, the Base Rate.

Section 2.03Borrowing Procedure.  To request a Revolving Borrowing, Lead Borrower shall notify the Administrative Agent of such request by telecopy or electronic transmission (if arrangements for doing so have been approved by the Administrative Agent, which approval shall not be unreasonably withheld, conditioned or delayed) or telephone (promptly confirmed by telecopy or electronic transmission) (i) in the case of a Borrowing of LIBO Rate Loans, not later than 1:00 p.m., New York City time, three Business Days before the date of the proposed Borrowing or (ii) in the case of a Borrowing of Base Rate Loans (other than Swingline Loans), not later than 1:00 p.m., New York City time, on the date of the proposed Borrowing.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, if Lead Borrower wishes to request LIBO Rate Loans having an Interest Period other than one, two, three or six months in duration, or less than one month in duration with the consent of the Administrative Agent, in each case as provided in the definition of “Interest Period,” the applicable notice must be received by the Administrative Agent not later than 11:00 a.m. four Business Days before the date of the proposed Borrowing having an Interest Period other than one, two, three or six months in duration, whereupon the Administrative Agent shall give prompt notice to each applicable Lender whose

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consent is required with a relevant Revolving Commitment of such request and determine whether the requested Interest Period is acceptable to all of them.  Not later than 11:00 a.m., three Business Days before the proposed date of such Borrowing having an Interest Period other than one, two, three or six months in duration, the Administrative Agent shall notify Lead Borrower (which notice may be by telephone) whether or not the requested Interest Period has been consented to by such Lenders or the Administrative Agent, as applicable.  Each such telephonic Notice of Borrowing shall be irrevocable, subject to Sections 2.09, 3.01 and 3.05, and shall be confirmed promptly by hand delivery or telecopy to the Administrative Agent of a written Notice of Borrowing, appropriately completed and signed by Lead Borrower.  Each such telephonic and written Notice of Borrowing shall specify the following information in compliance with Section 2.02:

(a)the aggregate amount of such Borrowing;

(b)the date of such Borrowing, which shall be a Business Day;

(c)whether such Borrowing is to be a Borrowing of Base Rate Loans or a Borrowing of LIBO Rate Loans;

(d)in the case of a Borrowing of LIBO Rate Loans, the initial Interest Period to be applicable thereto, which shall be a period contemplated by the definition of the term “Interest Period”; and

(e)the location and number of the account to which funds are to be disbursed, which shall comply with the requirements of Section 2.02.

If no election as to the Type of Borrowing is specified, then the requested Borrowing shall be a Borrowing of Base Rate Loans.  If no Interest Period is specified with respect to any requested Borrowing of LIBO Rate Loans, then Lead Borrower shall be deemed to have selected an Interest Period of one month’s duration.  Promptly following receipt of a Notice of Borrowing in accordance with this Section 2.03, the Administrative Agent shall advise each Lender of the details thereof and of the amount of such Lender’s Loan to be made as part of the requested Borrowing.

Section 2.04Evidence of Debt; Repayment of Loans.

(a)Each Borrower, jointly and severally, hereby unconditionally promises to pay (i) to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Revolving Lender, the then unpaid principal amount of each Revolving Loan of such Lender on the Maturity Date and (ii) to the Swingline Lender the then unpaid principal amount of each Swingline Loan on the Maturity Date.

(b)Each Lender shall maintain in accordance with its usual practice an account or accounts evidencing the indebtedness of the Borrowers to such Lender resulting from each Loan made by such Lender from time to time, including the amounts of principal and interest payable and paid to such Lender from time to time under this Agreement.  Lead Borrower shall be entitled to review records of such accounts with prior reasonable notice during normal business hours.

(c)The Administrative Agent shall maintain accounts in which it will record (i) the amount of each Loan made hereunder, the Type thereof and the Interest Period applicable thereto, (ii) the amount of any principal or interest due and payable or to become due and payable from the Borrowers to each Lender hereunder and (iii) the amount of any sum received by the Administrative Agent hereunder for the account of the Lenders and each Lender’s share thereof.  Lead Borrower shall be entitled to review records of such accounts with prior reasonable notice during normal business hours.

(d)The entries made in the accounts maintained pursuant to clauses (b) and (c) above shall be prima facie evidence of the existence and amounts of the obligations therein recorded absent manifest error; provided that the failure of any Lender or the Administrative Agent to maintain such accounts or any error therein shall not in any manner affect the obligations of the Borrowers to repay the Loans in accordance with their terms; provided, further, for the avoidance of doubt, to the extent any conflict arises between the accounts maintained pursuant to clause (b)

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above and clause (c) above, the accounts maintained by the Administrative Agent pursuant to clause (c) above shall control.

(e)Any Lender may request that Loans made by it be evidenced by a promissory note.  In such event, the applicable Borrower shall promptly prepare, execute and deliver to such Lender a promissory note payable to such Lender (or, if requested by such Lender, to such Lender and its registered assigns) substantially in the form of Exhibit B-1 or Exhibit B-2, as applicable.

Section 2.05Fees.

(a)Unused Line Fee.  The Borrowers jointly and severally agree to pay to the Administrative Agent, for the pro rata benefit of the Lenders (other than any Defaulting Lender), a fee equal to the Unused Line Fee Rate multiplied by the amount by which the Revolving Commitments (other than Revolving Commitments of a Defaulting Lender) exceed the average daily balance of outstanding Revolving Loans (other than Swingline Loans) and stated amount of outstanding Letters of Credit during any fiscal quarter (such fee, the “Unused Line Fee”).  Such fee shall accrue commencing on the Closing Date, and will be payable in arrears, on the first day of each quarter, commencing on or about April 1, 2018.

(b)Administrative Agent Fees.  The Borrowers jointly and severally agree to pay to the Administrative Agent, for its own account, the administrative fees payable in the amounts and at the times separately agreed upon between Lead Borrower and the Administrative Agent.

(c)LC and Fronting Fees.  The Borrowers jointly and severally agree to pay (i) to the Administrative Agent for the account of each applicable Revolving Lender a participation fee (“LC Participation Fee”) with respect to its participations in Letters of Credit, which shall accrue at a rate equal to the Applicable Margin from time to time used to determine the interest rate on LIBO Rate Loans pursuant to Section 2.06, on the average daily amount of such Lender’s LC Exposure (excluding any portion thereof attributable to unreimbursed LC Disbursements) during the period from and including the Closing Date to but excluding the later of the date on which such Lender’s Revolving Commitment terminates and the date on which such Lender ceases to have any LC Exposure, and (ii) to the Issuing Bank a fronting fee (“Fronting Fee”), which shall accrue at the rate of 0.125% per annum on the average daily amount of the LC Exposure (excluding any portion thereof attributable to unreimbursed LC Disbursements) during the period from and including the Closing Date to but excluding the later of the date of termination of the Revolving Commitments and the date on which there ceases to be any LC Exposure, as well as the Issuing Bank’s standard and reasonable fees with respect to the issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of any Letter of Credit or processing of drawings thereunder as agreed among Lead Borrower and the Issuing Bank from time to time.  LC Participation Fees and Fronting Fees shall be payable on the first day of the quarter, commencing on the first such date to occur after the Closing Date; provided that all such fees shall be payable on the date on which the Revolving Commitments terminate and any such fees accruing after the date on which the Revolving Commitments terminate shall be payable on demand (including documentation reasonably supporting such request).  Any other fees payable to the Issuing Bank pursuant to this paragraph shall be payable within 10 Business Days after written demand (together with backup documentation supporting such reimbursement request).  All LC Participation Fees and Fronting Fees shall be computed on the basis of a year of 360 days and shall be payable for the actual number of days elapsed (including the first day but excluding the last day).

(d)All fees shall be paid on the dates due, in immediately available funds, to the Administrative Agent for distribution, if and as appropriate, among the Lenders (other than Defaulting Lenders), except that the Fronting Fees shall be paid directly to the Issuing Bank.  Once paid, none of the fees shall be refundable under any circumstances.

Section 2.06Interest on Loans.

(a)Subject to the provisions of Section 2.06(c), the Loans comprising each Borrowing of Base Rate Loans, including each Swingline Loan, shall bear interest at a rate per annum equal to the Base Rate plus the Applicable Margin in effect from time to time.

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(b)Subject to the provisions of Section 2.06(c), the Loans comprising each Borrowing of LIBO Rate Loans shall bear interest at a rate per annum equal to the LIBO Rate for the Interest Period in effect for such Borrowing plus the Applicable Margin in effect from time to time.

(c)Upon the occurrence and during the continuance of any Event of Default under Section 11.01 or Section 11.05, (x) overdue principal and, to the extent permitted by law, overdue interest in respect of each Loan, shall bear interest at a rate per annum equal to (i) for Base Rate Loans and associated interest, 2.00% per annum in excess of the Applicable Margin for Base Rate Loans plus the Base Rate, (ii) for LIBO Rate Revolving Loans and associated interest, 2.00% per annum in excess of the Applicable Margin for LIBO Rate Revolving Loans plus the LIBO Rate and (y) overdue Fees shall bear interest at a rate per annum equal to 2.00% per annum in excess of the Applicable Margin for Base Rate Loans plus the Base Rate, each as in effect from time to time, in each case with such interest to be payable on demand.

(d)Accrued interest on each Loan shall be payable in arrears (i) in the case of Base Rate Loans, on each Adjustment Date, commencing with April 1, 2018, for such Base Rate Loans, (ii) in the case of LIBO Rate Loans, at the end of the current Interest Period therefor and, in the case of an Interest Period in excess of three months, on each date occurring at three-month intervals after the first day of such Interest Period and (iii) in the case of Revolving Loans, upon termination of the Revolving Commitments; provided that (x) interest accrued pursuant to clause (c) of this Section 2.06 shall be payable on demand and, absent demand, on each Adjustment Date, at the end of the current Interest Period and upon termination of the Revolving Commitments, as applicable, (y) in the event of any repayment or prepayment of any Loan (other than a prepayment of a Base Rate Loan prior to the end of the Revolving Availability Period), accrued interest on the principal amount repaid or prepaid shall be payable on the date of such repayment or prepayment and (z) in the event of any conversion of any LIBO Rate Loan prior to the end of the current Interest Period therefor, accrued interest on such Loan shall be payable on the effective date of such conversion.

(e)All interest hereunder shall be computed on the basis of a year of 365/366 days, except that interest computed by reference to the LIBO Rate (other than Base Rate Loans determined by reference to the LIBO Rate) shall be computed on the basis of a year of 360 days, and in each case shall be payable for the actual number of days elapsed (including the first day but excluding the last day).  The applicable Base Rate or LIBO Rate shall be determined by the Administrative Agent in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement and such determination shall be conclusive absent manifest error.

Section 2.07Termination and Reduction of Commitments.

(a)The Revolving Commitments, the Swingline Commitment, and the LC Commitment shall automatically terminate on the Maturity Date.

(b)Lead Borrower may at any time terminate, or from time to time reduce, the Revolving Commitments; provided that (i) any such reduction shall be in an amount that is an integral multiple of $1,000,000 and (ii) the Revolving Commitments shall not be terminated or reduced if after giving effect to any concurrent prepayment of the Revolving Loans in accordance with Section 2.09, the Aggregate Exposures would exceed the Aggregate Commitments.

(c)Lead Borrower shall notify the Administrative Agent of any election to terminate or reduce the Aggregate Commitments under paragraph (b) of this Section 2.07 at least two Business Days (or such shorter period to which the Administrative Agent may consent) prior to the effective date of such termination or reduction, specifying such election and the effective date thereof.  Promptly following receipt of any notice, the Administrative Agent shall advise the Lenders of the contents thereof.  Each such notice shall be irrevocable except that, to the extent delivered in connection with a refinancing of the Obligations or other contingent transaction, such notice shall not be irrevocable until such refinancing is closed and funded or other contingent transaction has been consummated.  Any effectuated termination or reduction of the Aggregate Commitments shall be permanent.  Each reduction of the Aggregate Commitments shall be made ratably among the Lenders in accordance with their respective Revolving Commitments.

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Section 2.08Interest Elections.

(a)Each Revolving Borrowing initially shall be of the Type specified in the applicable Notice of Borrowing and, in the case of a Borrowing of LIBO Rate Loans, shall have an initial Interest Period as specified in such Notice of Borrowing.  Thereafter, Lead Borrower may elect to convert such Borrowing to a different Type or to continue such Borrowing and, in the case of a Borrowing of LIBO Rate Loans, may elect Interest Periods therefor, all as provided in this Section 2.08.  Lead Borrower may elect different options with respect to different portions of the affected Borrowing, in which case each such portion shall be allocated ratably among the Lenders holding the Loans comprising such Borrowing, and the Loans comprising each such portion shall be considered a separate Borrowing.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, Lead Borrower shall not be entitled to request any conversion or continuation that, if made, would result in more than ten (10) Borrowings of LIBO Rate Loans outstanding hereunder at any one time.  This Section 2.08 shall not apply to Swingline Loans, which may not be converted or continued.

(b)To make an election pursuant to this Section 2.08, Lead Borrower shall notify the Administrative Agent of such election by telephone or electronic transmission (if arrangements for doing so have been approved by the Administrative Agent, which approval shall not be unreasonably withheld, delayed or conditioned) by the time that a Notice of Borrowing would be required under Section 2.03 if Lead Borrower was requesting a Revolving Borrowing of the Type resulting from such election to be made on the effective date of such election, subject to Section 3.05.  Each such telephonic Notice of Conversion/Continuation shall be confirmed promptly by hand delivery or telecopy to the Administrative Agent of a written Notice of Conversion/Continuation substantially in the form of Exhibit A-2, unless otherwise agreed to by the Administrative Agent and Lead Borrower.

(c)Each telephonic and written Notice of Conversion/Continuation shall specify the following information in compliance with Section 2.02:

(i)the Borrowing to which such Notice of Conversion/Continuation applies and, if different options are being elected with respect to different portions thereof, the portions thereof to be allocated to each resulting Borrowing (in which case the information to be specified pursuant to clauses (iii) and (iv) below shall be specified for each resulting Borrowing);

(ii)the effective date of the election made pursuant to such Notice of Conversion/Continuation, which shall be a Business Day;

(iii)whether the resulting Borrowing is to be a Borrowing of Base Rate Loans or a Borrowing of LIBO Rate Loans; and

(iv)if the resulting Borrowing is a Borrowing of LIBO Rate Loans, the Interest Period to be applicable thereto after giving effect to such election, which shall be a period contemplated by the definition of the term “Interest Period”.

If any such Notice of Conversion/Continuation requests a Borrowing of LIBO Rate Loans but does not specify an Interest Period, then Lead Borrower shall be deemed to have selected an Interest Period of one month’s duration.

(d)Promptly following receipt of a Notice of Conversion/Continuation, the Administrative Agent shall advise each Lender of the details thereof and of such Lender’s portion of each resulting Borrowing.

(e)If a Notice of Conversion/Continuation with respect to a Borrowing of LIBO Rate Loans is not timely delivered prior to the end of the Interest Period applicable thereto, then, unless such Borrowing is repaid as provided herein, at the end of such Interest Period such Borrowing shall be converted to a Borrowing of Base Rate Loans.  Notwithstanding any contrary provision hereof, if an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing and the Administrative Agent, at the request of the Required Lenders, so notifies Lead Borrower, then, after the occurrence and during the continuance of such Event of Default (i) no outstanding Borrowing may be converted to or continued as a Borrowing of LIBO Rate Loans and (ii) unless repaid, each Borrowing of LIBO Rate Loans shall be converted to a Borrowing of Base Rate Loans at the end of the Interest Period applicable thereto.

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Section 2.09Optional and Mandatory Prepayments of Loans.

(a)Optional Prepayments.  Lead Borrower shall have the right at any time and from time to time to prepay, without premium or penalty (subject to Section 3.02), any Borrowing, in whole or in part, subject to the requirements of this Section 2.09; provided that each partial prepayment shall be in an amount that is an integral multiple of $100,000.

(b)Revolving Loan Prepayments.

(i)In the event of the termination of all the Revolving Commitments, Lead Borrower shall, on the date of such termination, repay or prepay all the outstanding Revolving Borrowings and all outstanding Swingline Loans and Cash Collateralize or backstop on terms reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent the LC Exposure in accordance with Section 2.13(j).

(ii)In the event of any partial reduction of the Revolving Commitments, then (A) at or prior to the effective date of such reduction, the Administrative Agent shall notify Lead Borrower and the Revolving Lenders of the Aggregate Exposures after giving effect thereto and (B) if the Aggregate Exposures would exceed the Line Cap then in effect, after giving effect to such reduction, then Lead Borrower shall, on the date of such reduction (or, if such reduction is due to the imposition of new Reserves or a change in the methodology of calculating existing Reserves, within five Business Days following such notice), first, repay or prepay all Swingline Loans, second, repay or prepay Revolving Borrowings, and third, replace or Cash Collateralize outstanding Letters of Credit in accordance with the procedures set forth in Section 2.13(j), in an amount sufficient to eliminate such excess.

(iii)In the event that the Aggregate Exposures at any time exceeds the Line Cap then in effect, Lead Borrower shall, immediately after demand (or, if such overadvance is due to the imposition of new Reserves or a change in the methodology of calculating existing Reserves, or change in eligibility criteria or standards, within five Business Days following notice from the Administrative Agent), apply an amount equal to such excess to prepay the Loans and any interest accrued thereon, in accordance with this Section 2.09(b)(iii).  Lead Borrower shall, first, repay or prepay all Swingline Loans, second, repay or prepay Revolving Borrowings, and third, replace or Cash Collateralize outstanding Letters of Credit in accordance with the procedures set forth in Section 2.13(j), in an amount sufficient to eliminate such excess.

(iv)In the event that the aggregate LC Exposure exceeds the LC Commitment then in effect, Lead Borrower shall, immediately after demand, replace or Cash Collateralize outstanding Letters of Credit in accordance with the procedures set forth in Section 2.13(j), in an amount sufficient to eliminate such excess.

(v)In the event the Administrative Agent delivers a Liquidity Notice to any bank or other depository at which any Deposit Account is maintained directing such bank or other depository to remit all funds in such Deposit Account to the Dominion Account, the Administrative Agent may apply any funds from time to time on deposit in the Dominion Account first, to repay or prepay all Swingline Loans and any interest accrued thereon, and second, repay or prepay Revolving Borrowings, with any amounts remaining after such application being deposited into the Designated Account.

(c)Application of Prepayments.

(i)Prior to any optional or mandatory prepayment of Borrowings hereunder, Lead Borrower shall select the Borrowing or Borrowings to be prepaid and shall specify such selection in the notice of such prepayment pursuant to clause (i) of this Section 2.09(c).  Except as provided in Section 2.09(b)(iii) hereof, all mandatory prepayments shall be applied as follows:  first, to fees and reimbursable expenses of the Administrative Agent then due and payable pursuant to the Credit Documents; second, to interest then due and payable on the Borrowers’ Swingline Loans; third, to the principal balance of the Swingline Loan outstanding until the same has been prepaid in full; fourth, to interest then due and payable on the Revolving Loans and other amounts due pursuant to Sections 3.01, 3.02 and 5.01; fifth, to the principal balance of the Revolving Loans until the same have been prepaid in full; sixth, to Cash Collateralize all LC Exposure plus any accrued and unpaid interest thereon (to be held and applied in accordance with Section 2.13(j) hereof); seventh, to all other Obligations pro rata in accordance with the amounts that such Lender certifies is outstanding; and eighth, as required by the Intercreditor Agreement or, in the absence of any such requirement, returned to Lead Borrower or to such party as otherwise required by law.

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(ii)Amounts to be applied pursuant to this Section 2.09 to the prepayment of Revolving Loans shall be applied, as applicable, first to reduce outstanding Base Rate Loans.  Any amounts remaining after each such application shall be applied to prepay LIBO Rate Loans.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, if the amount of any prepayment of Loans required under this Section 2.09 shall be in excess of the amount of the Base Rate Loans at the time outstanding, only the portion of the amount of such prepayment that is equal to the amount of such outstanding Base Rate Loans shall be immediately prepaid and, at the election of Lead Borrower, the balance of such required prepayment shall be either (A) deposited in the LC Collateral Account and applied to the prepayment of LIBO Rate Loans on the last day of the then next-expiring Interest Period for LIBO Rate Loans (with all interest accruing thereon for the account of the applicable Borrower) or (B) prepaid immediately, together with any amounts owing to the Lenders under Section 2.10.  Notwithstanding any such deposit in the LC Collateral Account, interest shall continue to accrue on such Loans until prepayment.

(d)Notice of Optional Prepayment.  Lead Borrower shall notify the Administrative Agent (and, in the case of prepayment of a Swingline Loan, the Swingline Lender) by telephone (confirmed by telecopy) of any optional prepayment hereunder (i) in the case of prepayment of a Borrowing of LIBO Rate Loans, not later than 1:00 p.m., New York City time, three Business Days (or such shorter period to which the Administrative Agent may consent) before the date of prepayment, (ii) in the case of prepayment of a Borrowing of Base Rate Loans, not later than 4:00 p.m., New York City time, on the date of prepayment or (iii) in the case of prepayment of a Swingline Loan, not later than 4:00 p.m., New York City time, on the date of prepayment.  Each such notice shall specify the prepayment date, the principal amount of each Borrowing or portion thereof to be prepaid.  Each notice of prepayment pursuant to this Section shall be irrevocable, except that Lead Borrower may, by subsequent notice to the Administrative Agent, revoke any such notice of prepayment if such notice of revocation is received not later than 10:00 a.m. (New York City time) on the day on which such prepayment is scheduled to occur, and, provided that (i) Lead Borrower reimburses each Lender pursuant to Section 3.02 for any funding losses within five Business Days after receiving written demand therefor and (ii) the amount of Loans as to which such recovation applies shall be deemed converted to (or continued as, as applicable) Base Rate Loans in accordance with the provisions of Section 2.08 as of the date of notice of revocation (subject to subsequent conversion in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement).  Promptly following receipt of any such notice (other than a notice relating solely to Swingline Loans), the Administrative Agent shall advise the Lenders of the contents thereof.  Each partial prepayment of any Borrowing shall be in an amount that would be permitted in the case of an advance of a Borrowing of the same Type as provided in Section 2.02, except as necessary to apply fully the required amount of a mandatory prepayment.  Each prepayment of a Borrowing shall be applied ratably to the Loans included in the prepaid Borrowing.  Prepayments shall be accompanied by accrued interest to the extent required by Section 2.06.

Section 2.10Payments Generally; Pro Rata Treatment; Sharing of Set‑offs.

(a)Each Borrower shall make each payment required to be made by it hereunder or under any other Credit Document (whether of principal, interest, fees or reimbursement of LC Disbursements, or of amounts payable under Sections 3.01, 3.02 and 5.01 or otherwise) at or before the time expressly required hereunder or under such other Credit Document for such payment (or, if no such time is expressly required, prior to 2:00 p.m., New York City time (or, in connection with any prepayment of all outstanding Loans and the termination of all Commitments, such later time on the specified date as the Administrative Agent may agree)), on the date when due, in immediately available funds, without set-off or counterclaim.  Any amounts received after such time on any date may, in the reasonable discretion of the Administrative Agent, be deemed to have been received on the next succeeding Business Day for purposes of calculating interest thereon.  All such payments shall be made to the Administrative Agent at the Payment Office, except payments to be made directly to the Issuing Bank or Swingline Lender as expressly provided herein and except that payments pursuant to Sections 3.01, 3.02, 5.01 and 13.01 shall be made to the Persons entitled thereto and payments pursuant to other Credit Documents shall be made to the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Persons specified therein.  The Administrative Agent shall distribute any such payments received by it for the account of any other Person to the appropriate recipient promptly following receipt thereof.  If any payment under any Credit Document shall be due on a day that is not a Business Day, the date for payment shall be extended to the next succeeding Business Day, and, in the case of any payment accruing interest, interest thereon shall be payable for the period of such extension.  All payments under each Credit Document shall be made in U.S. Dollars.

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be applied in the manner as provided in Section 2.09(c) or 11.11 hereof, as applicable, ratably among the parties entitled thereto.

(c)If any Lender shall, by exercising any right of set-off or counterclaim or otherwise, obtain payment in respect of any principal of or interest on any of its Revolving Loans or participations in LC Disbursements or Swingline Loans resulting in such Lender receiving payment of a greater proportion of the aggregate amount of its Revolving Loans and participations in LC Disbursements and Swingline Loans and accrued interest thereon than the proportion received by any other Lender, then the Lender receiving such greater proportion shall purchase (for cash at face value) participations in the Revolving Loans and participations in LC Disbursements and Swingline Loans of other Lenders to the extent necessary so that the benefit of all such payments shall be shared by the Lenders ratably in accordance with the aggregate amount of principal of and accrued interest on their respective Revolving Loans and participations in LC Disbursements and Swingline Loans; provided that (i) if any such participations are purchased and all or any portion of the payment giving rise thereto is recovered, such participations shall be rescinded and the purchase price restored to the extent of such recovery, without interest, and (ii) the provisions of this paragraph shall not be construed to apply to any payment made by Lead Borrower pursuant to and in accordance with the express terms of this Agreement or any payment obtained by a Lender as consideration for the assignment of or sale of a participation in any of its Loans or participations in LC Disbursements to any assignee or participant, other than to Lead Borrower or any Subsidiary or Affiliate thereof (as to which the provisions of this paragraph shall apply).  Each Borrower consents to the foregoing and agrees, to the extent it may effectively do so under applicable law that any Lender acquiring a participation pursuant to the foregoing arrangements may exercise against the Credit Parties rights of set-off and counterclaim with respect to such participation as fully as if such Lender were a direct creditor of a Credit Party in the amount of such participation.

(d)Unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from Lead Borrower prior to the date on which any payment is due to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Lenders or the Issuing Bank hereunder that Lead Borrower will not make such payment, the Administrative Agent may assume that Lead Borrower has made such payment on such date in accordance herewith and may, in reliance upon such assumption, distribute to the Lenders or the Issuing Bank, as the case may be, the amount due.  In such event, if Lead Borrower has not in fact made such payment, then each of the Lenders or the Issuing Bank, as the case may be, severally agrees to repay to the Administrative Agent forthwith on demand the amount so distributed to such Lender or Issuing Bank with interest thereon, for each day from and including the date such amount is distributed to it to but excluding the date of payment to the Administrative Agent, at the greater of the Federal Funds Rate and a rate determined by the Administrative Agent in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation.

(e)If any Lender shall fail to make any payment required to be made by it pursuant to Section 2.02(c), 2.02(f), 2.10(d), 2.12(d) or 2.13(d), then the Administrative Agent may, in its discretion (notwithstanding any contrary provision hereof), apply any amounts thereafter received by the Administrative Agent for the account of such Lender to satisfy such Lender’s obligations under such Sections until all such unsatisfied obligations are fully paid.

Section 2.11Defaulting Lenders.

(a)Reallocation of Pro Rata Share; Amendments.  For purposes of determining the Lenders’ obligations to fund or acquire participations in Loans or Letters of Credit, the Administrative Agent may exclude the Commitments and Loans of any Defaulting Lender(s) from the calculation of Pro Rata Shares.  A Defaulting Lender shall have no right to vote on any amendment, waiver or other modification of a Credit Document, except as provided in Section 13.12.

(b)Payments; Fees.  The Administrative Agent may, in its discretion, receive and retain any amounts required to be paid to a Defaulting Lender under the Credit Documents, and a Defaulting Lender shall be deemed to have assigned to the Administrative Agent such amounts until all Obligations owing to the Administrative Agent, Non-Defaulting Lenders and other Secured Creditors have been paid in full.  The Administrative Agent may apply such amounts to the Defaulting Lender’s defaulted obligations, use the funds to Cash Collateralize such Lender’s Fronting Exposure, or readvance the amounts to the Borrowers hereunder.  A Lender shall not be entitled to receive (and no Borrower shall be obligated to pay) any fees accruing hereunder during the period in which it is a Defaulting Lender, and the unfunded portion of its Commitment shall be disregarded for purposes of calculating the Unused Line Fee under Section 2.05(a).  To the extent any LC Obligations owing to a Defaulting Lender are reallocated to other

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Lenders, LC Participation Fees attributable to such LC Obligations under Section 2.05(c) shall be paid to such other Lenders.  The Administrative Agent shall be paid all LC Participation Fees attributable to LC Obligations that are not so reallocated.

(c)Cure.  Lead Borrower, Administrative Agent and Issuing Bank may agree in writing that a Lender is no longer a Defaulting Lender.  At such time, Pro Rata Shares shall be reallocated without exclusion of such Lender’s Commitments and Loans, and all outstanding Loans, LC Obligations and other exposures under the Commitments shall be reallocated among Lenders and settled by the Administrative Agent (with appropriate payments by the reinstated Lender) in accordance with the readjusted Pro Rata Shares.  Unless expressly agreed by Lead Borrower, Administrative Agent and Issuing Bank, no reinstatement of a Defaulting Lender shall constitute a waiver or release of claims against such Lender.  The failure of any Lender to fund a Loan, to make a payment in respect of LC Obligations or otherwise to perform its obligations hereunder shall not relieve any other Lender of its obligations, and no Lender shall be responsible for default by another Lender.

Section 2.12Swingline Loans.

(a)Swingline Commitment.  Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, the Swingline Lender may, but shall not be obligated to, make Swingline Loans to the Borrowers from time to time during the Revolving Availability Period, in an aggregate principal amount at any time outstanding that will not result in (i) the aggregate principal amount of outstanding Swingline Loans exceeding $15,000,000 or (ii) the Aggregate Exposures exceeding the lesser of (A) the Aggregate Commitments and (B) the Borrowing Base then in effect; provided that the Swingline Lender shall not be required to make a Swingline Loan to refinance an outstanding Swingline Loan.  Within the foregoing limits and subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, the Borrowers may borrow, repay and reborrow Swingline Loans.

(b)Swingline Loans.  To request a Swingline Loan, Lead Borrower shall notify the Administrative Agent of such request by telephone (confirmed by telecopy), not later than 2:00 p.m., New York City time, on the day of a proposed Swingline Loan.  Each such notice shall be irrevocable and specify the requested date (which shall be a Business Day) and amount of the requested Swingline Loan.  The Administrative Agent will promptly advise the Swingline Lender of any such notice received from Lead Borrower.  The Swingline Lender shall make each Swingline Loan available to the applicable Borrower by means of a credit to the Designated Account (or, in the case of a Swingline Loan made to finance the reimbursement of an LC Disbursement as provided in Section 2.13(e), by remittance to the Issuing Bank) by 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on the requested date of such Swingline Loan.  Lead Borrower shall not request a Swingline Loan if at the time of and immediately after giving effect to such request a Default has occurred and is continuing.  Swingline Loans shall be made in minimum amounts of $100,000.

(c)Prepayment.  Lead Borrower shall have the right at any time and from time to time to repay, without premium or penalty, any Swingline Loan, in whole or in part, upon giving written or telecopy notice (or telephone notice promptly confirmed by written, or telecopy notice) to the Swingline Lender and to the Administrative Agent before 4:00 p.m., New York City time on the date of repayment at the Swingline Lender’s address for notices specified in the Swingline Lender’s administrative questionnaire.  All principal payments of Swingline Loans shall be accompanied by accrued interest on the principal amount being repaid to the date of payment.

(d)Participations.  The Swingline Lender may by written notice given to the Administrative Agent not later than 4:00 p.m., New York City time, on any Business Day require the Revolving Lenders to acquire participations on such Business Day in all or a portion of the Swingline Loans outstanding.  Such notice shall specify the aggregate amount of Swingline Loans in which Revolving Lenders will participate.  Promptly upon receipt of such notice, the Administrative Agent will give notice thereof to each Revolving Lender, specifying in such notice such Lender’s Pro Rata Percentage of such Swingline Loan or Loans.  Each Revolving Lender hereby absolutely and unconditionally agrees, upon receipt of notice as provided above, to pay to the Administrative Agent, for the account of the Swingline Lender, such Lender’s Pro Rata Percentage of such Swingline Loan or Loans.  Each Revolving Lender acknowledges and agrees that its obligation to acquire participations in Swingline Loans pursuant to this paragraph is absolute and unconditional and shall not be affected by any circumstance whatsoever, including the occurrence and continuance of a Default or reduction or termination of the Aggregate Commitments or whether an Overadvance exists or is created thereby, and that each such payment shall be made without any offset, abatement, withholding or reduction whatsoever (provided that such payment shall not cause such Lender’s Revolving Exposure to exceed such Lender’s Revolving

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Commitment).  Each Revolving Lender shall comply with its obligation under this paragraph by wire transfer of immediately available funds, in the same manner as provided in Section 2.02(f) with respect to Loans made by such Lender (and Section 2.02 shall apply, mutatis mutandis, to the payment obligations of the Revolving Lenders), and the Administrative Agent shall promptly pay to the Swingline Lender the amounts so received by it from the Revolving Lenders.  The Administrative Agent shall notify Lead Borrower of any participations in any Swingline Loan acquired pursuant to this paragraph, and thereafter payments in respect of such Swingline Loan shall be made to the Administrative Agent and not to the Swingline Lender.  Any amounts received by the Swingline Lender from Lead Borrower (or other party on behalf of Lead Borrower) in respect of a Swingline Loan after receipt by the Swingline Lender of the proceeds of a sale of participations therein shall be promptly remitted to the Administrative Agent; any such amounts received by the Administrative Agent shall be promptly remitted by the Administrative Agent to the Revolving Lenders that shall have made their payments pursuant to this paragraph and to the Swingline Lender, as their interests may appear.  The purchase of participations in a Swingline Loan pursuant to this paragraph shall not relieve any Borrower of any default in the payment thereof.

(e)If  a Maturity Date shall have occurred at a time when Extended Revolving Loan Commitments are in effect, then on such Maturity Date all then outstanding Swingline Loans shall be repaid in full on such date (and there shall be no adjustment to the participations in such Swingline Loans as a result of the occurrence of such Maturity Date); provided that, if on the occurrence of such Maturity Date (after giving effect to any repayments of Revolving Loans and any reallocation of Letter of Credit participations as contemplated in Section 2.13(o)), there shall exist sufficient unutilized Extended Revolving Loan Commitments so that the respective outstanding Swingline Loans could be incurred pursuant to the Extended Revolving Loan Commitments which will remain in effect after the occurrence of such Maturity Date, then there shall be an automatic adjustment on such date of the participations in such Swingline Loans and same shall be deemed to have been incurred solely pursuant to the Extended Revolving Loan Commitments and such Swingline Loans shall not be so required to be repaid in full on such Maturity Date.

Section 2.13Letters of Credit.

(a)General.  Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, Lead Borrower may request the issuance of Letters of Credit for Lead Borrower’s account or the account of a Subsidiary of Lead Borrower in a form reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent and the Issuing Bank, at any time and from time to time during the Revolving Availability Period (provided that Lead Borrower shall be a co-applicant with respect to each Letter of Credit issued for the account of or in favor of a Subsidiary).  All Existing Letters of Credit shall be deemed, without further action by any party hereto, to have been issued on the Closing Date pursuant to this Agreement, and the Lenders shall thereupon acquire participations in the Existing Letters of Credit as if so issued without further action by any party hereto, to be acquired by the Lenders hereto.  In the event of any inconsistency between the terms and conditions of this Agreement and the terms and conditions of any form of letter of credit application or other agreement submitted by Lead Borrower to, or entered into by Lead Borrower with, the Issuing Bank relating to any Letter of Credit, the terms and conditions of this Agreement shall control.

(b)Request for Issuance, Amendment, Renewal, Extension; Certain Conditions.  To request the issuance of a Letter of Credit or the amendment, renewal or extension of an outstanding Letter of Credit, Lead Borrower shall hand deliver or telecopy (or transmit by electronic communication, if arrangements for doing so have been approved by the Issuing Bank) a LC Request to the Issuing Bank and the Administrative Agent not later than 1:00 p.m. on the second Business Day preceding the requested date of issuance, amendment, renewal or extension (or such later date and time as is reasonably acceptable to the Issuing Bank).  A request for an initial issuance of a Letter of Credit shall specify in form and detail reasonably satisfactory to the Issuing Bank:  (i) the proposed issuance date of the requested Letter of Credit (which shall be a Business Day); (ii) the amount thereof; (iii) the expiry date thereof; (iv) the name and address of the beneficiary thereof; (v) the documents to be presented by such beneficiary in case of any drawing thereunder; (vi) the full text of any certificate to be presented by such beneficiary in case of any drawing thereunder, and (vii) such other matters as the Issuing Bank may reasonably require.  A request for an amendment, renewal or extension of any outstanding Letter of Credit shall specify in form and detail reasonably satisfactory to the Issuing Bank (w) the Letter of Credit to be amended, renewed or extended; (x) the proposed date of amendment, renewal or extension thereof (which shall be a Business Day), (y) the nature of the proposed amendment, renewal or extension, and (z) such other matters as the Issuing Bank may reasonably require.  If requested by the Issuing Bank, Lead Borrower also shall submit a letter of credit application substantially on the Issuing Bank’s standard form in connection with any request for a Letter of Credit.  A Letter of Credit shall be issued, amended, renewed or extended

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only if (and upon issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of each Letter of Credit Lead Borrower shall be deemed to represent and warrant (solely in the case of (w) and (x) that), after giving effect to such issuance, amendment, renewal or extension (A) the LC Exposure shall not exceed $35,000,000, (B) the total Revolving Exposures shall not exceed the lesser of (1) the total Revolving Commitments and (2) the Borrowing Base then in effect and (C) if a Defaulting Lender exists, either such Lender or Lead Borrower has entered into arrangements reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and Issuing Bank to eliminate any Fronting Exposure associated with such Lender).  Unless the Issuing Bank shall otherwise agree, no Letter of Credit shall be denominated in a currency other than U.S. Dollars.

(c)Expiration Date.  Each Letter of Credit shall expire at or prior to the close of business on the earlier of the date which is one year after the date of the issuance of such Letter of Credit (or such other longer period of time as the Administrative Agent and the applicable Issuing Bank may agree and, in the case of any renewal or extension thereof, one (1) year after such renewal or extension) and, unless Cash Collateralized (in which case the expiry may extend no longer than twelve months after the Letter of Credit Expiration Date) the Letter of Credit Expiration Date.  Each Letter of Credit may, upon the request of Lead Borrower, include a provision whereby such Letter of Credit shall be renewed automatically for additional consecutive periods of twelve (12) months or less (but, subject to the foregoing, not beyond the date that is after the Letter of Credit Expiration Date) unless the applicable Issuing Bank notifies the beneficiary thereof at least thirty (30) days prior to the then-applicable expiration date that such Letter of Credit will not be renewed.

(d)Participations.  By the issuance of a Letter of Credit (or an amendment to a Letter of Credit increasing the amount thereof) and without any further action on the part of the Issuing Bank or the Lenders, the Issuing Bank hereby grants to each Revolving Lender, and each Revolving Lender hereby acquires from the Issuing Bank, a participation in such Letter of Credit equal to such Lender’s Pro Rata Percentage of the aggregate amount available to be drawn under such Letter of Credit.  In consideration and in furtherance of the foregoing, each Revolving Lender hereby absolutely and unconditionally agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent, for the account of the Issuing Bank, such Lender’s Pro Rata Percentage of each LC Disbursement made by the Issuing Bank and not reimbursed by Lead Borrower on the date due as provided in clause (e) of this Section 2.13, or of any reimbursement payment required to be refunded to the Borrowers for any reason.  Each Lender acknowledges and agrees that its obligation to acquire participations pursuant to this paragraph in respect of Letters of Credit is absolute and unconditional and shall not be affected by any circumstance whatsoever, including any amendment, renewal or extension of any Letter of Credit or the occurrence and continuance of a Default or reduction or termination of the Aggregate Commitments or whether or not an Overadvance exists or is created thereby, and that each such payment shall be made without any offset, abatement, withholding or reduction whatsoever.

(e)Reimbursement.  If the Issuing Bank shall make any LC Disbursement in respect of a Letter of Credit, Lead Borrower shall reimburse such LC Disbursement by paying to the Issuing Bank an amount equal to such LC Disbursement not later than 2:00 p.m., New York City time, on the Business Day after receiving notice from the Issuing Bank of such LC Disbursement; provided that, whether or not Lead Borrower submits a Notice of Borrowing, Lead Borrower shall be deemed to have requested (except to the extent Lead Borrower makes payment to reimburse such LC Disbursement when due) a Borrowing of Base Rate Loans in an amount necessary to reimburse such LC Disbursement.  If Lead Borrower fails to make such payment when due, the Issuing Bank shall notify the Administrative Agent and the Administrative Agent shall notify each Revolving Lender of the applicable LC Disbursement, the payment then due from Lead Borrower in respect thereof and such Lender’s Pro Rata Percentage thereof.  Promptly following receipt of such notice, each Revolving Lender shall pay to the Administrative Agent its Pro Rata Percentage of the unreimbursed LC Disbursement in the same manner as provided in Section 2.02(f) with respect to Loans made by such Lender, and the Administrative Agent shall promptly pay to the Issuing Bank the amounts so received by it from the Revolving Lenders.  Promptly following receipt by the Administrative Agent of any payment from Lead Borrower pursuant to this paragraph, the Administrative Agent shall, to the extent that Revolving Lenders have made payments pursuant to this paragraph to reimburse the Issuing Bank, distribute such payment to such Lenders and the Issuing Bank as their interests may appear.  Any payment made by a Revolving Lender pursuant to this paragraph to reimburse the Issuing Bank for any LC Disbursement (other than the funding of Base Rate Loans or a Swingline Loan as contemplated above) shall not constitute a Loan and shall not relieve Lead Borrower of its obligation to reimburse such LC Disbursement.

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(f)Obligations Absolute.

(i)Subject to the limitations set forth below, the obligation of Lead Borrower to reimburse LC Disbursements as provided in clause (e) of this Section 2.13 shall be absolute, unconditional and irrevocable, and shall be performed strictly in accordance with the terms of this Agreement under any and all circumstances whatsoever and irrespective of (i) any lack of validity or enforceability of any Letter of Credit or this Agreement, or any term or provision therein, (ii) any draft or other document presented under a Letter of Credit proving to be forged, fraudulent or invalid in any respect or any statement therein being untrue or inaccurate in any respect, (iii) payment by the Issuing Bank under a Letter of Credit against presentation of a draft or other document that does not strictly comply with the terms of such Letter of Credit, (iv) the existence of any claim, set-off, defense or other right which Lead Borrower may have at any time against a beneficiary of any Letter of Credit, or (v) any other event or circumstance whatsoever, whether or not similar to any of the foregoing, that might, but for the provisions of this Section 2.13, constitute a legal or equitable discharge of, or provide a right of set-off against, the obligations of Lead Borrower hereunder; provided that Lead Borrower shall have no obligation to reimburse the Issuing Bank to the extent that such payment was made in error due to the gross negligence, bad faith, or willful misconduct of the Issuing Bank (as determined by a court of competent jurisdiction or another independent tribunal having jurisdiction).  Neither the Administrative Agent, the Lenders nor the Issuing Bank, nor any of their Affiliates, shall have any liability or responsibility by reason of or in connection with the issuance or transfer of any Letter of Credit or any payment or failure to make any payment thereunder (irrespective of any of the circumstances referred to in the preceding sentence), or any error, omission, interruption, loss or delay in transmission or delivery of any draft, notice or other communication under or relating to any Letter of Credit (including any document required to make a drawing thereunder), any error in interpretation of technical terms or any consequence arising from causes beyond the control of the Issuing Bank; provided that the foregoing shall not be construed to excuse the Issuing Bank from liability to Lead Borrower to the extent of any direct damages (as opposed to consequential damages, claims in respect of which are hereby waived by Lead Borrower to the extent permitted by applicable law) suffered by Lead Borrower that are caused by the Issuing Bank’s failure to exercise care when determining whether drafts and other documents presented under a Letter of Credit comply with the terms thereof.  The parties hereto expressly agree that, in the absence of gross negligence, willful misconduct, or bad faith on the part of the Issuing Bank (as determined by a court of competent jurisdiction or another independent tribunal having jurisdiction), the Issuing Bank shall be deemed to have exercised care in each such determination.  In furtherance of the foregoing and without limiting the generality thereof, the parties agree that, with respect to documents presented which appear on their face to be in substantial compliance with the terms of a Letter of Credit, the Issuing Bank may, in its sole discretion, either accept and make payment upon such documents without responsibility for further investigation, regardless of any notice or information to the contrary, or refuse to accept and make payment upon such documents if such documents are not in strict compliance with the terms of such Letter of Credit.

(ii)The Issuing Bank does not assume any responsibility for any failure or delay in performance or any breach by Lead Borrower or other Person of any obligations under any LC Document.  The Issuing Bank does not make to the Lenders any express or implied warranty, representation or guaranty with respect to the Collateral, such documents or any Credit Party.  The Issuing Bank shall not be responsible to any Lender for any recitals, statements, information, representations or warranties contained in, or for the execution, validity, genuineness, effectiveness or enforceability of any LC Document; the validity, genuineness, enforceability, collectability, value or sufficiency of any Collateral or the perfection of any Lien therein; or the assets, liabilities, financial condition, results of operations, business, creditworthiness or legal status of any Credit Party.

(iii)No Issuing Bank or any of its Affiliates or any of its or their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and investment advisors shall be liable to any Lender or other Person for any action taken or omitted to be taken in connection with any LC Documents except as a result of its actual gross negligence or willful misconduct as determined by court of competent jurisdiction in a final nonappealable judgment.  The Issuing Bank shall not have any liability to any Lender if the Issuing Bank refrains from any action under any Letter of Credit or such LC Documents until it receives written instructions from the Required Lenders.

(g)Disbursement Procedures.  The Issuing Bank shall, promptly following its receipt thereof, examine all documents purporting to represent a demand for payment under a Letter of Credit.  The Issuing Bank shall promptly notify the Administrative Agent and Lead Borrower by telephone (confirmed by telecopy) of such demand for payment and whether the Issuing Bank has made or will make an LC Disbursement thereunder; provided that any

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failure to give or delay in giving such notice shall not relieve Lead Borrower of its obligation to reimburse the Issuing Bank and the Revolving Lenders with respect to any such LC Disbursement (other than with respect to the timing of such reimbursement obligation set forth in Section 2.13(e)).

(h)Interim Interest.  If the Issuing Bank shall make any LC Disbursement, then, unless Lead Borrower shall reimburse such LC Disbursement in full on the date such LC Disbursement is made, the unpaid amount thereof shall bear interest, for each day from and including the date such LC Disbursement is made to but excluding the date that Lead Borrower reimburses such LC Disbursement, at the rate per annum then applicable to Base Rate Loans; provided that, if Lead Borrower fails to reimburse such LC Disbursement when due pursuant to clause (e) of this Section 2.13, then Section 2.06(c) shall apply.  Interest accrued pursuant to this paragraph shall be for the account of the Issuing Bank, except that interest accrued on and after the date of payment by any Revolving Lender pursuant to paragraph (e) of this Section 2.13 to reimburse the Issuing Bank shall be for the account of such Lender to the extent of such payment.

(i)Resignation or Removal of the Issuing Bank.  The Issuing Bank may resign as Issuing Bank hereunder at any time upon at least 30 days’ prior written notice to the Lenders, the Administrative Agent and Lead Borrower.  The Issuing Bank may be replaced at any time by agreement between Lead Borrower and the Administrative Agent.  One or more Lenders may be appointed as additional Issuing Banks in accordance with clause (k) below.  The Administrative Agent shall notify the Lenders of any such replacement of the Issuing Bank or any such additional Issuing Bank.  At the time any such resignation or replacement shall become effective, Lead Borrower shall pay all unpaid fees accrued for the account of the replaced Issuing Bank pursuant to Section 2.05(c).  From and after the effective date of any such resignation or replacement or addition, as applicable, (i) the successor or additional Issuing Bank shall have all the rights and obligations of the Issuing Bank under this Agreement with respect to Letters of Credit to be issued thereafter and (ii) references herein to the term “Issuing Bank” shall be deemed to refer to such successor or such addition or to any previous Issuing Bank, or to such successor or such additional Issuing Bank and all previous Issuing Banks, as the context shall require.  After the resignation or replacement of an Issuing Bank hereunder, the replaced Issuing Bank shall remain a party hereto and shall continue to have all the rights and obligations of an Issuing Bank under this Agreement with respect to Letters of Credit issued by it prior to such resignation or replacement, but shall not be required to issue additional Letters of Credit.  If at any time there is more than one Issuing Bank hereunder, Lead Borrower may, in its discretion, select which Issuing Bank is to issue any particular Letter of Credit.

(j)Cash Collateralization.

(i)If any Event of Default under Section 11.01 or Section 11.05 shall occur and be continuing, on the Business Day after Lead Borrower receives notice from the Administrative Agent (acting at the request of the Required Lenders) demanding the deposit of Cash Collateral pursuant to this paragraph, Lead Borrower shall deposit in the LC Collateral Account, in the name of the Administrative Agent and for the benefit of the Secured Creditors, an amount in cash equal to 102% of the LC Exposure as of such date.  Each such deposit shall be held by the Administrative Agent as collateral for the payment and performance of the obligations of Lead Borrower under this Agreement, but shall be immediately released and returned to Lead Borrower (in no event later than two (2) Business Days) once all such Events of Default are cured or waived.  The Administrative Agent shall have exclusive dominion and control, including the exclusive right of withdrawal, over such account.  Other than any interest earned on the investment of such deposits, which investments shall be made only in Cash Equivalents and at the direction of Lead Borrower and at Lead Borrower’s risk and expense, such deposits shall not bear interest.  Interest or profits, if any, on such investments shall accumulate in such account.  Moneys in such account shall be applied by the Administrative Agent to reimburse the Issuing Bank for LC Disbursements for which it has not been reimbursed and, to the extent not so applied, shall be held for the satisfaction of the reimbursement obligations of Lead Borrower for the LC Exposure at such time or, if the maturity of the Loans has been accelerated (but subject to the consent of Revolving Lenders with LC Exposure representing greater than 50% of the total LC Exposure), be applied to satisfy other Obligations of Lead Borrower.

(ii)Lead Borrower shall, on demand by the Issuing Bank or the Administrative Agent from time to time, Cash Collateralize the Fronting Exposure associated with any Defaulting Lender.

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(k)Additional Issuing Banks.  Lead Borrower may, at any time and from time to time with the consent of the Administrative Agent (which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld, delayed or conditioned) and such Lender, designate one or more additional Lenders to act as an issuing bank under the terms of this Agreement.  Any Lender designated as an issuing bank pursuant to this clause (k) shall be deemed (in addition to being a Lender) to be the Issuing Bank with respect to Letters of Credit issued or to be issued by such Lender, and all references herein and in the other Credit Documents to the term “Issuing Bank” shall, with respect to such Letters of Credit, be deemed to refer to such Lender in its capacity as Issuing Bank, as the context shall require.

(l)The Issuing Bank shall be under no obligation to issue any Letter of Credit if:

(i)any order, judgment or decree of any Governmental Authority or arbitrator shall by its terms purport to enjoin or restrain the Issuing Bank from issuing such Letter of Credit, or any law applicable to the Issuing Bank or any request or directive (whether or not having the force of law) from any Governmental Authority with jurisdiction over the Issuing Bank shall prohibit, or request that the Issuing Bank refrain from, the issuance of letters of credit generally or such Letter of Credit in particular or shall impose upon the Issuing Bank with respect to such Letter of Credit any restriction, reserve or capital requirement (for which the Issuing Bank is not otherwise compensated hereunder) not in effect on the Closing Date, or shall impose upon the Issuing Bank any unreimbursed loss, cost or expense which was not applicable on the Closing Date and which the Issuing Bank in good faith deems material to it; or

(ii)the issuance of such Letter of Credit would violate one or more policies of the Issuing Bank.

(m)The Issuing Bank shall be under no obligation to amend any Letter of Credit if (i) the Issuing Bank would have no obligation at such time to issue such Letter of Credit in its amended form under the terms hereof, or (ii) the beneficiary of such Letter of Credit does not accept the proposed amendment to such Letter of Credit.

(n)LC Collateral Account.

(i)The Administrative Agent is hereby authorized to establish and maintain at the Notice Office, in the name of the Administrative Agent and pursuant to a dominion and control agreement, a restricted deposit account designated “Lead Borrower LC Collateral Account.”  Each Credit Party shall deposit into the LC Collateral Account from time to time the Cash Collateral required to be deposited under Section 2.13(j) hereof.

(ii)The balance from time to time in such LC Collateral Account shall constitute part of the Collateral and shall not constitute payment of the Obligations until applied as hereinafter provided.  Notwithstanding any other provision hereof to the contrary, all amounts held in the LC Collateral Account shall constitute collateral security first for the liabilities in respect of Letters of Credit outstanding from time to time and second for the other Obligations hereunder until such time as all Letters of Credit shall have been terminated and all of the liabilities in respect of Letters of Credit have been paid in full.  All funds in “Lead Borrower LC Collateral Account” may be invested in accordance with the provisions of Section 2.13(j).

(o)Extended Commitments.  If a Maturity Date shall have occurred at a time when Extended Revolving Loan Commitments are in effect, then (i) such Letters of Credit shall automatically be deemed to have been issued (including for purposes of the obligations of the Lenders to purchase participations therein and to make payments in respect thereof pursuant to Sections 2.13(d) and (e)) under (and ratably participated in by Lenders) the Extended Revolving Loan Commitments, up to an aggregate amount not to exceed the aggregate principal amount of the unutilized Extended Revolving Loan Commitments thereunder at such time (it being understood that no partial face amount of any Letter of Credit may be so reallocated) and (ii) to the extent not reallocated pursuant to the immediately preceding clause (i), the Borrowers shall Cash Collateralize any such Letter of Credit in accordance with Section 2.13(j).  Except to the extent of reallocations of participations pursuant to the prior sentence, the occurrence of such Maturity Date with respect to Existing Revolving Loans shall have no effect upon (and shall not diminish) the percentage participations of the Lenders of Extended Revolving Loans in any Letter of Credit issued before such Maturity Date.

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Section 2.14Settlement Amongst Lenders.

(a)The Swingline Lender may, at any time (but, in any event shall weekly), on behalf of Lead Borrower (which hereby authorizes the Swingline Lender to act on its behalf in that regard) request the Administrative Agent to cause the Lenders to make a Revolving Loan (which shall be a Base Rate Loan) in an amount equal to such Lender’s Pro Rata Percentage of the Outstanding Amount of Swingline Loans, which request may be made regardless of whether the conditions set forth in Section 7 have been satisfied.  Upon such request, each Lender shall make available to the Administrative Agent the proceeds of such Revolving Loan for the account of the Swingline Lender.  If the Swingline Lender requires a Revolving Loan to be made by the Lenders and the request therefor is received prior to 12:00 Noon on a Business Day, such transfers shall be made in immediately available funds no later than 3:00 p.m. that day; and, if the request therefor is received after 12:00 Noon, then no later than 3:00 p.m. on the next Business Day.  The obligation of each such Lender to transfer such funds is irrevocable, unconditional and without recourse to or warranty by the Administrative Agent or the Swingline Lender.  If and to the extent any Lender shall not have so made its transfer to the Administrative Agent, such Lender agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent, forthwith on demand, such amount, together with interest thereon, for each day from such date until the date such amount is paid to the Administrative Agent, at the Federal Funds Rate.

(b)The amount of each Lender’s Pro Rata Percentage of outstanding Revolving Loans (including outstanding Swingline Loans) shall be computed weekly (or more frequently in the Administrative Agent’s discretion) and shall be adjusted upward or downward based on all Revolving Loans (including Swingline Loans) and repayments of Revolving Loans (including Swingline Loans) received by the Administrative Agent as of 3:00 p.m. on the first Business Day (such date, the “Settlement Date”) following the end of the period specified by the Administrative Agent.

(c)The Administrative Agent shall deliver to each of the Lenders promptly after a Settlement Date a summary statement of the amount of outstanding Revolving Loans (including Swingline Loans) for the period and the amount of repayments received for the period.  As reflected on the summary statement, (i) the Administrative Agent shall transfer to each Lender its applicable Pro Rata Percentage of repayments, and (ii) each Lender shall transfer to the Administrative Agent (as provided below) or the Administrative Agent shall transfer to each Lender, such amounts as are necessary to insure that, after giving effect to all such transfers, the amount of Revolving Loans made by each Lender with respect to Revolving Loans to the Borrowers (including Swingline Loans) shall be equal to such Lender’s applicable Pro Rata Percentage of Revolving Loans (including Swingline Loans) outstanding as of such Settlement Date.  If the summary statement requires transfers to be made to the Administrative Agent by the Lenders and is received prior to 12:00 Noon on a Business Day, such transfers shall be made in immediately available funds no later than 3:00 p.m. that day; and, if received after 12:00 Noon, then no later than 3:00 p.m. on the next Business Day.  The obligation of each Lender to transfer such funds is irrevocable, unconditional and without recourse to or warranty by the Administrative Agent.  If and to the extent any Lender shall not have so made its transfer to the Administrative Agent, such Lender agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent, forthwith on demand such amount, together with interest thereon, for each day from such date until the date such amount is paid to the Administrative Agent, at the Federal Funds Rate.

Section 2.15Revolving Commitment Increase.

(a)Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, after the Closing Date, Lead Borrower shall have the right to request, by written notice to the Administrative Agent, an increase in the Revolving Commitments (a “Revolving Commitment Increase”) in an aggregate amount not to exceed the greater of (x) $50,000,000 and (y) the excess of the Borrowing Base at such time over the Aggregate Commitments at such time; provided that (a) Lead Borrower shall only be permitted to effect five Revolving Commitment Increases during the term of this Agreement and (b) any Revolving Commitment Increase shall be in a minimum amount of $10,000,000 or, if less than $10,000,000 is available, the amount left available (but in any event no less than $5,000,000).

(b)Each notice submitted pursuant to this Section 2.15 (a “Revolving Commitment Increase Notice”) requesting a Revolving Commitment Increase shall specify the amount of the increase in the Revolving Commitments being requested.  Upon receipt of a Revolving Commitment Increase Notice, the Administrative Agent may (at the direction of Lead Borrower) promptly notify the Lenders selected by Lead Borrower to provide all or a portion of the Revolving Commitment Increase (it being understood that Lead Borrower shall have no obligation to seek or accept

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a Revolving Commitment Increase from any existing Lenders) and each such Lender may (subject to Lead Borrower’s consent) have the right to elect to have its Revolving Commitment increased by such portion of the requested increase in Revolving Commitments as agreed with Lead Borrower; provided that (i) each such Lender may decline, in its sole discretion, to have its Revolving Commitment increased in connection with any requested Revolving Commitment Increase, it being understood that no Lender shall be obligated to increase its Revolving Commitment unless it so agrees, (ii) if commitments from additional financial institutions are required by Lead Borrower in connection with the Revolving Commitment Increase, any Person or Persons selected by Lead Borrower and providing such commitment shall be subject to the written consent of the Administrative Agent, the Swingline Lender and the Issuing Bank (such consent not to be unreasonably withheld, delayed or conditioned), if such consent would be required pursuant to the definition of Eligible Transferee and (iii) in no event shall a Defaulting Lender be entitled to participate in such Revolving Commitment Increase.  In the event that any Lender or other Person agrees to participate in any Revolving Commitment Increase (each an “Increase Loan Lender”), such Revolving Commitment Increase shall become effective on such date as shall be mutually agreed upon by the Increase Loan Lenders and Lead Borrower, which date shall be as soon as practicable after the date of receipt of the Revolving Commitment Increase Notice (such date, the “Increase Date”); provided that the establishment of such Revolving Commitment Increase shall be subject to the satisfaction of each of the following conditions:  (1) subject to Section 1.03, no Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing or would exist after giving effect thereto; (2) subject to Section 1.03, the representations and warranties under Section 8 shall be true in all material respects and (3) the Revolving Commitment Increase shall be effected pursuant to one or more joinder agreements executed and delivered by Lead Borrower, the Administrative Agent, and the Increase Loan Lenders, each of which shall be reasonably satisfactory to Lead Borrower, the Administrative Agent, and the Increase Loan Lenders.  

(c)On the Increase Date, upon fulfillment of the conditions set forth in this Section 2.15, (i) the Administrative Agent shall effect a settlement of all outstanding Revolving Loans among the Lenders that will reflect the adjustments to the Revolving Commitments of the Lenders as a result of the Revolving Commitment Increase, (ii) the Administrative Agent shall notify the Lenders and Credit Parties of the occurrence of the Revolving Commitment Increase to be effected on the Increase Date and (iii) Schedule 2.01(a) shall be deemed modified to reflect the revised Revolving Commitments of the affected Lenders.  

(d)The terms and provisions of the Revolving Commitment Increase shall be identical to the Revolving Loans and the Revolving Commitments (other than (A) any terms and provisions that apply solely to any period after the Latest Maturity Date that is in effect on the effective date of the Revolving Commitment Increase (immediately prior to the establishment of such Revolving Commitment Increase), (B) subject to clause (i) below, the maturity date and (C) arranger, upfront fees and other similar fees) and, for purposes of this Agreement and the other Credit Documents, all Revolving Loans made under the Revolving Commitment Increase shall be deemed to be Revolving Loans.  Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, (i) in no event shall the final maturity date of any Revolving Loans under a Revolving Commitment Increase at the time of establishment thereof be earlier than the Latest Maturity Date that is in effect on the effective date of the Revolving Commitment Increase (immediately prior to the establishment of such Revolving Commitment Increase), (ii) the Revolving Commitment Increase shall require no scheduled amortization or mandatory commitment reduction prior to the Latest Maturity Date that is in effect on the effective date of the Revolving Commitment Increase (immediately prior to the establishment of such Revolving Commitment Increase), (iii)  the rate of interest applicable to the Revolving Commitment Increase shall be the same as the rate of interest applicable to the existing Revolving Loans, (iv) unused line fees applicable to the Revolving Commitment Increase shall be calculated using the same Unused Line Fee Rates applicable to the existing Revolving Loans, (v) the Revolving Commitment Increase shall share ratably in any mandatory prepayments of the Revolving Loans, (vi) after giving effect to such Revolving Commitment Increases, the Pro Rata Percentage of the Revolving Commitments of each Lender may be adjusted to give effect to the total Revolving Commitment as increased by such Revolving Commitment Increase, and (vii) the Revolving Commitment Increase shall rank pari passu in right of payment and security with the existing Revolving Loans.  Each joinder agreement and any amendment to any Credit Document requested by the Administrative Agent in connection with the establishment of the Revolving Commitment Increase may, without the consent of any of the Lenders, effect such amendments to this Agreement (an “Incremental Revolving Commitment Amendment”) and the other Credit Documents as may be reasonably necessary or appropriate, in the opinion of the Administrative Agent and Lead Borrower, to effect the provisions of this Section 2.15.

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Section 2.16Lead Borrower.  Each Borrower hereby designates Lead Borrower as its representative and agent for all purposes under the Credit Documents, including requests for Revolving Loans and Letters of Credit, designation of interest rates, delivery or receipt of communications, preparation and delivery of Borrowing Base and financial reports, receipt and payment of Obligations, requests for waivers, amendments or other accommodations, actions under the Credit Documents (including in respect of compliance with covenants), and all other dealings with the Administrative Agent, the Issuing Bank or any Lender.  Lead Borrower hereby accepts such appointment.  The Administrative Agent and the Lenders shall be entitled to rely upon, and shall be fully protected in relying upon, any notice or communication (including any Notice of Borrowing) delivered by Lead Borrower on behalf of any Borrower.  The Administrative Agent and the Lenders may give any notice or communication with a Borrower hereunder to Lead Borrower on behalf of such Borrower.  Each of the Administrative Agent, the Issuing Bank and the Lenders shall have the right, in its discretion, to deal exclusively with Lead Borrower for any or all purposes under the Credit Documents.  Each Borrower agrees that any notice, election, communication, representation, agreement or undertaking made on its behalf by Lead Borrower shall be binding upon and enforceable against it.

Section 2.17Overadvances.  If the aggregate Revolving Loans outstanding exceed the Line Cap (an “Overadvance”) at any time, the excess amount shall be payable by the Borrowers on demand (or, if such Overadvance is due to the imposition of new Reserves or a change in the methodology of calculating existing Reserves, or change in eligibility criteria or standards, within three Business Days following notice from the Administrative Agent) by the Administrative Agent, but all such Revolving Loans shall nevertheless constitute Obligations secured by the Collateral and entitled to all benefits of the Credit Documents.  The Administrative Agent may require the Lenders to honor requests for Overadvance Loans and to forbear from requiring the Borrowers to cure an Overadvance, (a) when no other Event of Default is known to the Administrative Agent, as long as (i) the Overadvance does not continue for more than 30 consecutive days (and no Overadvance may exist for at least five consecutive days thereafter before further Overadvance Loans are required) and (ii) the aggregate amount of all Overadvances and Protective Advances is not known by the Administrative Agent to exceed 10% of the Borrowing Base, (b) regardless of whether an Event of Default exists, if the Administrative Agent discovers an Overadvance not previously known by it to exist, as long as from the date of such discovery the Overadvance (i) is not increased by more than $500,000, and (ii) does not continue for more than 30 consecutive days.  In no event shall Overadvance Loans be required that would cause the aggregate outstanding Revolving Loans and LC Obligations to exceed the aggregate Revolving Commitments.  The making of any Overadvance shall not create nor constitute a Default or Event of Default; it being understood that the making or continuance of an Overadvance shall not constitute a waiver by the Administrative Agent or the Lenders of the then existing Event of Default.  In no event shall any Borrower or other Credit Party be permitted to require any Overadvance Loan to be made.

Section 2.18Protective Advances.  The Administrative Agent shall be authorized, in its discretion, following notice to and consultation with Lead Borrower, at any time, to make Base Rate Loans (“Protective Advances”) (a) in an aggregate amount, together with the aggregate amount of all Overadvance Loans, not to exceed 10% of the Borrowing Base, if the Administrative Agent deems such Protective Advances necessary or desirable to preserve and protect the Collateral, or to enhance the collectability or repayment of the Obligations; or (b) to pay any other amounts chargeable to Credit Parties under any Credit Documents, including costs, fees and expenses; provided that, the aggregate amount of outstanding Protective Advances plus the outstanding amount of Revolving Loans and LC Obligations shall not exceed the aggregate Revolving Commitments.  Each Lender shall participate in each Protective Advance in accordance with its Pro Rata Percentage.  Required Lenders may at any time revoke the Administrative Agent’s authority to make further Protective Advances under clause (a) by written notice to the Administrative Agent.  Absent such revocation, the Administrative Agent’s determination that funding of a Protective Advance is appropriate shall be conclusive.  The Administrative Agent may use the proceeds of such Protective Advances to (a) protect, insure, maintain or realize upon any Collateral; or (b) defend or maintain the validity or priority of the Administrative Agent’s Liens in any Collateral, including any payment of a judgment, insurance premium, warehouse charge, finishing or processing charge, or landlord claim, or any discharge of a Lien; provided that the Administrative Agent shall use reasonable efforts to notify Lead Borrower after paying any such amount or taking any such action and shall not make payment of any item that is being Properly Contested.

Section 2.19Extended Loans.

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portion of the then-existing Revolving Loans (the “Existing Revolving Loans”), together with any related outstandings, be converted to extend the scheduled maturity date(s) of any payment of principal with respect to all or any portion of the principal amount (and related outstandings) of such Revolving Loans (any such Revolving Loans which have been so converted, “Extended Revolving Loans”) and to provide for other terms consistent with this Section 2.19.  In order to establish any Extended Revolving Loans, Lead Borrower shall provide a notice to the Administrative Agent (who shall provide a copy of such notice to each of the Lenders) (each, an “Extension Request”) setting forth the proposed terms of the Extended Revolving Loans to be established, which shall (x) be identical as offered to each Lender (including as to the proposed interest rates and fees payable) and (y) have the same terms as the Existing Revolving Loans from which such Extended Revolving Loans are to be converted, except that:  (i) repayments of principal of the Extended Revolving Loans may be delayed to later dates than the Initial Maturity Date; (ii) the effective yield with respect to the Extended Revolving Loans (whether in the form of interest rate margin, upfront fees, original issue discount or otherwise) may be different than the effective yield for the Existing Revolving Loans to the extent provided in the applicable Extension Amendment; and (iii) the Extension Amendment may provide for other covenants and terms that apply solely to any period after the Latest Maturity Date that is in effect on the effective date of the Extension Amendment (immediately prior to the establishment of such Extended Revolving Loans); provided, however, that (A) in no event shall the final maturity date of any Extended Revolving Loans at the time of establishment thereof be earlier than the then Latest Maturity Date of any other Revolving Loans hereunder that is in effect on the effective date of the Extension Amendment (immediately prior to the establishment of such Extended Revolving Loans) and (B) the Weighted Average Life to Maturity of any Extended Revolving Loans at the time of establishment thereof shall be no shorter than the remaining Weighted Average Life to Maturity of any other Revolving Loans then outstanding.  Any Extended Revolving Loans converted pursuant to any Extension Request shall be designated a series (each, an “Extension Series”) of Extended Revolving Loans, as applicable, for all purposes of this Agreement; provided that any Extended Revolving Loans converted from Existing Revolving Loans may, to the extent provided in the applicable Extension Amendment, be designated as an increase in any previously established Extension Series with respect to such Revolving Loans.

(b)With respect to any Extended Revolving Loans, subject to the provisions of Sections 2.12(e) and 2.13(o), to the extent dealing with Swingline Loans and Letters of Credit which mature or expire after a Maturity Date, all Swingline Loans and Letters of Credit shall be participated in on a pro rata basis by all Lenders with Revolving Commitments and/or Extended Revolving Loan Commitments in accordance with their Pro Rata Share of the Aggregate Commitments (and, except as provided in Sections 2.12(e) and 2.13(o), without giving effect to changes thereto on such Maturity Date with respect to Swingline Loans and Letters of Credit theretofore incurred or issued) and all borrowings under the Aggregate Commitments and repayments thereunder shall be made on a pro rata basis (except for (x) payments of interest and fees at different rates on Extended Revolving Loan Commitments (and related outstandings) and (y) repayments required upon any Maturity Date of any Revolving Commitments or Extended Revolving Loan Commitments).

(c)Lead Borrower shall provide the applicable Extension Request at least ten (10) Business Days  prior to the date on which Lenders under the Existing Revolving Loans, are requested to respond, and shall agree to such procedures, if any, as may be established by, or reasonably acceptable to, the Administrative Agent, in each case acting reasonably to accomplish the purposes of this Section 2.19.  No Lender shall have any obligation to agree to have any of its Existing Revolving Loans converted into Extended Revolving Loans pursuant to any Extension Request.  Any Lender (each, an “Extending Lender”) wishing to have all or a portion of its Existing Revolving Loans subject to such Extension Request converted into Extended Revolving Loans shall notify the Administrative Agent (each, an “Extension Election”) on or prior to the date specified in such Extension Request of the amount of its Existing Revolving Loans which it has elected to request be converted into Extended Revolving Loans (subject to any minimum denomination requirements imposed by the Administrative Agent).  Any Lender that does not respond to the Extension Request on or prior to the date specified therein shall be deemed to have rejected such Extension Request.  In the event that the aggregate principal amount of Existing Revolving Loans subject to Extension Elections relating to a particular Extension Request exceeds the amount of Extended Revolving Loans requested pursuant to such Extension Request, Revolving Loans subject to such Extension Elections shall be converted to Extended Revolving Loans, on a pro rata basis based on the aggregate principal amount of Revolving Loans included in each such Extension Elections or to the extent such option is expressly set forth in the respective Extension Request, Lead Borrower shall have the option to increase the amount of Extended Revolving Loans so that such excess does not exist.

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(d)Extended Revolving Loans shall be established pursuant to an amendment (each, an “Extension Amendment”) to this Agreement among the Borrowers, the Administrative Agent and each Extending Lender providing Extended Revolving Loans thereunder which shall be consistent with the provisions set forth in Section 2.19(a) above (but which shall not require the consent of any other Lender).  The Administrative Agent shall promptly notify each relevant Lender as to the effectiveness of each Extension Amendment.

(e)With respect to any Extension Amendment consummated by a Borrower pursuant to this Section 2.19, (i) such Extension Amendment shall not constitute voluntary or mandatory payments or prepayments for purposes of this Agreement, (ii) with respect to Extended Revolving Loan Commitments, if the aggregate amount extended is less than (A) the LC Commitment, the LC Commitment shall be reduced upon the date that is five (5) Business Days prior to the Latest Maturity Date that is in effect on the effective date of the Extension Amendment (immediately prior to the establishment of such Extended Revolving Loans) (to the extent needed so that the LC Commitment does not exceed the aggregate Revolving Commitment which would be in effect after such Latest Maturity Date), and, if applicable, the Borrowers shall Cash Collateralize obligations under any issued Letters of Credit in an amount equal to 102% of the stated amount of such Letters of Credit, or (B) the Swingline Commitment, the Swingline Commitment shall be reduced upon the date that is five (5) Business Days prior to such Latest Maturity Date (to the extent needed so that the Swingline Commitment does not exceed the aggregate Revolving Commitment which would be in effect after such Latest Maturity Date), and, if applicable, the Borrowers shall prepay any outstanding Swingline Loans.  The Administrative Agent and the Lenders hereby consent to each Extension Amendment and the other transactions contemplated by this Section 2.19 (including, for the avoidance of doubt, payment of any interest or fees in respect of any Extended Revolving Loan Commitments on such terms as may be set forth in the Extension Request) and hereby waive the requirements of any provision of this Credit Agreement or any other Credit Document that may otherwise prohibit any Extension Amendment or any other transaction contemplated by this Section 2.19; provided that such consent shall not be deemed to be an acceptance of the Extension Request.

(f)Each of the parties hereto hereby agrees that this Agreement and the other Credit Documents may be amended pursuant to an Extension Amendment, without the consent of any other Lenders, to the extent (but only to the extent) necessary to (i) reflect the existence and terms of any Extended Revolving Loans incurred pursuant thereto, (ii) establish new tranches or sub-tranches in respect of Revolving Commitments so extended and such technical amendments as may be necessary in connection with the establishment of such new tranches or sub-tranches, in each case on terms consistent with this Section 2.19, and (iii) effect such other amendments to this Agreement and the other Credit Documents as may be necessary or appropriate, in the reasonable opinion of the Administrative Agent and Lead Borrower, to effect the provisions of this Section, and the Required Lenders hereby expressly authorize the Administrative Agent to enter into any such Extension Amendment.  

ARTICLE 3

 

Yield Protection, Illegality and Replacement of Lenders

Section 3.01Increased Costs, Illegality, etc.

(a)In the event that any Lender shall have determined (which determination shall, absent manifest error, be final and conclusive and binding upon all parties hereto but, with respect to clause (i) below, may be made only by the Administrative Agent):

(i)on any Interest Determination Date that, by reason of any changes arising after the date of this Agreement affecting the interbank eurodollar market, adequate and fair means do not exist for ascertaining the applicable interest rate on the basis provided for in the definition of “LIBO Rate”;

(ii)at any time, that such Lender shall incur increased costs or reductions in the amounts received or receivable hereunder with respect to any LIBO Rate Loan because of any Change in Law; or

(iii)at any time, if the making or continuance of any LIBO Rate Loan has been made (x) unlawful by any Change in Law, (y) impossible by compliance by any Lender in good faith with any

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governmental request (whether or not having force of law) or (z) impracticable as a result of a contingency occurring after the Closing Date which materially and adversely affects the interbank eurodollar market;

then, and in any such event, such Lender (or the Administrative Agent, in the case of clause (i) above) shall promptly give notice (by telephone promptly confirmed in writing) to Lead Borrower and, except in the case of clause (i) above, to the Administrative Agent of such determination (which notice the Administrative Agent shall promptly transmit to each of the other Lenders).  Thereafter (x) in the case of clause (i) above, LIBO Rate Loans shall no longer be available until such time as the circumstances giving rise to such notice by the Administrative Agent no longer exist, and any Notice of Borrowing or Notice of Conversion/Continuation given by Lead Borrower with respect to LIBO Rate Loans which have not yet been incurred (including by way of conversion) shall be deemed rescinded by the Borrowers, (y) in the case of clause (ii) above, each Borrower, jointly and severally, agrees to pay to such Lender, upon such Lender’s written request therefor, such additional amounts (in the form of an increased rate of, or a different method of calculating, interest or otherwise as such Lender in its sole discretion shall determine) as shall be required to compensate such Lender for such increased costs or reductions in amounts received or receivable hereunder (a written notice setting forth the additional amounts owed to such Lender, showing in reasonable detail the basis for the calculation thereof, shall be submitted to Lead Borrower by such Lender and shall, absent manifest error, be final and conclusive and binding on all the parties hereto), (z) in the case of clause (iii) above, the Borrowers shall take one of the actions specified in Section 3.01(b) as promptly as possible and, in any event, within the time period required by law.

(b)At any time that any LIBO Rate Loan is affected by the circumstances described in Section 3.01(a)(ii), Lead Borrower may, and in the case of a LIBO Rate Loan affected by the circumstances described in Section 3.01(a)(iii), Lead Borrower shall, either (x) if the affected LIBO Rate Loan is then being made initially or pursuant to a conversion, cancel such Borrowing by giving the Administrative Agent telephonic notice (confirmed in writing) on the same date that Lead Borrower was notified by the affected Lender or the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 3.01(a)(ii) or (iii) or (y) if the affected LIBO Rate Loan is then outstanding, upon at least three Business Days’ written notice to the Administrative Agent, require the affected Lender to convert such LIBO Rate Loan into a Base Rate Loan; provided that if more than one Lender is affected at any time, then all affected Lenders must be treated the same pursuant to this Section 3.01(b).

(c)If any Lender determines that after the Closing Date any Change in Law, will have the effect of increasing the amount of capital or liquidity required or expected to be maintained by such Lender or any corporation controlling such Lender based on the existence of such Lender’s Commitments hereunder or its obligations hereunder, then each Borrower, jointly and severally, agrees to pay to such Lender, upon its written demand therefor, such additional documented amounts as shall be required to compensate such Lender or such other corporation for the increased cost to such Lender or such other corporation or the reduction in the rate of return to such Lender or such other corporation as a result of such increase of capital.  In determining such additional amounts, each Lender will act reasonably and in good faith and will use averaging and attribution methods which are reasonable; provided that such Lender’s determination of compensation owing under this Section 3.01(c) shall, absent manifest error, be final and conclusive and binding on all the parties hereto.  Each Lender, upon determining that any additional amounts will be payable pursuant to this Section 3.01(c), will give prompt written notice thereof to Lead Borrower, which notice shall show in reasonable detail the basis for calculation of such additional amounts.

Notwithstanding the above, a Lender will not be entitled to demand compensation for any increased cost or reduction set forth in this Section 3.01 at any time if it is not the general practice and policy of such Lender to demand such compensation from similarly situated borrowers in similar circumstances at such time.

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Section 3.02Compensation.  Each Borrower, jointly and severally, agrees to compensate each Lender, upon its written request (which request shall set forth in reasonable detail the basis for requesting such compensation and the calculation of the amount of such compensation; it being understood that no Lender shall be required to disclose (i) any confidential or price sensitive information, or (ii) any other information, to the extent prohibited by any Requirement of Law), for all losses, expenses and liabilities (including, without limitation, any loss, expense or liability incurred by reason of the liquidation or reemployment of deposits or other funds required by such Lender to fund its LIBO Rate Loans but excluding loss of anticipated profits and excluding the impact of the second proviso of the definition of “LIBO Rate”) which such Lender may sustain:  (i) if for any reason (other than a default by such Lender or the Administrative Agent) a Borrowing of, or conversion from or into, LIBO Rate Loans does not occur on a date specified therefor in a Notice of Borrowing or Notice of Conversion/Continuation (whether or not withdrawn by the applicable Borrower or deemed withdrawn pursuant to Section 3.01(a)); (ii) if any prepayment or repayment (including any termination or reduction of Commitments made pursuant to Section 2.07 or as a result of an acceleration of the Loans pursuant to Section 11) or conversion of any of its LIBO Rate Loans occurs on a date which is not the last day of an Interest Period with respect thereto; (iii) if any prepayment of any LIBO Rate Loans is not made on any date specified in a notice of termination or reduction given by Lead Borrower; or (iv) as a consequence of (x) any other default by any Borrower to repay its LIBO Rate Loans when required by the terms of this Agreement or any Note held by such Lender or (y) any election made pursuant to Section 3.01(b).

Section 3.03Change of Lending Office.  Each Lender agrees that on the occurrence of any event giving rise to the operation of Section 3.01(a)(ii) or (iii), Section 3.01(c) or Section 5.01 with respect to such Lender, it will, if requested by Lead Borrower, use reasonable efforts (subject to overall policy considerations of such Lender) to designate another lending office for any Loans affected by such event; provided that such designation is made on such terms that such Lender and its lending office suffer no economic, legal or regulatory disadvantage, with the object of avoiding the consequence of the event giving rise to the operation of such Section.  Nothing in this Section 3.03 shall affect or postpone any of the obligations of the Borrowers or the right of any Lender provided in Sections 3.01 and 5.01.

Section 3.04Replacement of Lenders.  (x) If any Lender becomes a Defaulting Lender, (y) upon the occurrence of an event giving rise to the operation of Section 3.01(a)(ii) or (iii), Section 3.01(c) or Section 5.01 with respect to such Lender or (z) in the case of a refusal by a Lender to consent to certain proposed changes, waivers, discharges or terminations with respect to this Agreement which have been approved by the Required Lenders as (and to the extent) provided in Section 13.12(b), Lead Borrower shall have the right, if no Event of Default then exists (or, in the case of preceding clause (z), will exist immediately after giving effect to such replacement), to replace such Lender (the “Replaced Lender”) with one or more other Eligible Transferees, none of whom shall constitute a Defaulting Lender at the time of such replacement (collectively, the “Replacement Lender”) and each of whom shall be required to be reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent (to the extent the Administrative Agent’s consent would be required for an assignment to such Replacement Lender pursuant to Section 13.04); provided that (i) at the time of any replacement pursuant to this Section 3.04, the Replacement Lender shall enter into one or more Assignment and Assumptions pursuant to Section 13.04(b) (and with all fees payable pursuant to said Section 13.04(b) to be paid by the Replacement Lender and/or the Replaced Lender (as may be agreed to at such time by and among Lead Borrower, the Replacement Lender and the Replaced Lender)) pursuant to which the Replacement Lender shall acquire all of the Commitments and outstanding Loans of, the Replaced Lender and, in connection therewith, shall pay to (x) the Replaced Lender in respect thereof an amount equal to the sum of (I) an amount equal to the principal of, and all accrued interest on, all outstanding Loans of the respective Replaced Lender and (II) an amount equal to all accrued, but theretofore unpaid, Fees owing to the Replaced Lender pursuant to Section 2.05 and (ii) all obligations of each Borrower due and owing to the Replaced Lender at such time (other than those specifically described in clause (i) above in respect of which the assignment purchase price has been, or is concurrently being, paid) shall be paid in full to such Replaced Lender concurrently with such replacement.  Upon receipt by the Replaced Lender of all amounts required to be paid to it pursuant to this Section 3.04, the Administrative Agent shall be entitled (but not obligated) and authorized to execute an Assignment and Assumption on behalf of such Replaced Lender, and any such Assignment and Assumption so executed by the Administrative Agent and the Replacement Lender shall be effective for purposes of this Section 3.04 and Section 13.04.  Upon the execution of the respective Assignment and Assumption, the payment of amounts referred to in clauses (i) and (ii) above, recordation of the assignment on the Register pursuant to Section 13.15 and, if so requested by the Replacement Lender, delivery to the Replacement Lender of the appropriate Note or Notes executed by the applicable Borrower, (x) the Replacement Lender shall become a Lender hereunder and the Replaced Lender shall cease to constitute a Lender hereunder, except with respect

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to indemnification provisions under this Agreement (including, without limitation, Sections 3.01, 3.02, 5.01, 12.07 and 13.01), which shall survive as to such Replaced Lender.  In connection with any replacement of Lenders pursuant to, and as contemplated by, this Section 3.04, each Borrower hereby irrevocably authorizes Holdings to take all necessary action, in the name of such Borrower, as described above in this Section 3.04 in order to effect the replacement of the respective Lender or Lenders in accordance with the preceding provisions of this Section 3.04.

Section 3.05Inability to Determine Rates.  If the Required Lenders determine in good faith that for any reason (a) U.S. Dollar deposits are not being offered to banks in the London interbank eurodollar market for the applicable amount and Interest Period of such LIBO Rate Loan, (b) adequate and reasonable means do not exist for determining the LIBO Rate for any requested Interest Period with respect to a proposed LIBO Rate Loan, or (c) that the LIBO Rate for any requested Interest Period with respect to a proposed LIBO Rate Loan does not adequately and fairly reflect the cost to such Lenders of funding such Loan, the Administrative Agent will promptly so notify Lead Borrower and each Lender.  Thereafter, (x) the obligation of the Lenders to make or maintain LIBO Rate Loans shall be suspended, and (y) in the event of a determination described in the preceding sentence with respect to the LIBO Rate component of the Base Rate, the utilization of the LIBO Rate component in determining the Base Rate shall be suspended, in each case until the Administrative Agent (upon the instruction of the Required Lenders) revokes such notice.  Upon receipt of such notice, Lead Borrower may revoke any pending request for a Borrowing of, conversion to or continuation of LIBO Rate Loans or, failing that, will be deemed to have converted such request into a request for a Borrowing of LIBO Rate Loans in the amount specified therein.

Section 3.06LIBOR Successor Rate.

(a)Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement or any other Loan Documents, if the Administrative Agent determines (which determination shall be conclusive absent manifest error), or Lead Borrower or Required Lenders notify the Administrative Agent (with, in the case of the Required Lenders, a copy to Lead Borrower) that Lead Borrower or Required Lenders (as applicable) have determined, that:

(i)adequate and reasonable means do not exist for ascertaining LIBOR for any requested Interest Period, including, without limitation, because the LIBOR Screen Rate is not available or published on a current basis and such circumstances are unlikely to be temporary; or

(ii)the administrator of the LIBOR Screen Rate or a Governmental Authority having jurisdiction over the Administrative Agent has made a public statement identifying a specific date after which LIBOR or the LIBOR Screen Rate shall no longer be made available, or used for determining the interest rate of loans (such specific date, the “Scheduled Unavailability Date”), or

(iii)syndicated loans currently being executed, or that include language similar to that contained in this Section, are being executed or amended (as applicable) to incorporate or adopt a new benchmark interest rate to replace LIBOR,

then, reasonably promptly after such determination by the Administrative Agent or receipt by the Administrative Agent of such notice , as applicable,  the Administrative Agent and Lead Borrower may amend this Agreement to replace LIBOR with an alternate benchmark rate (including any mathematical or other adjustments to the benchmark (if any) incorporated therein) , giving due consideration to any evolving or then existing convention for similar U.S. dollar denominated syndicated credit facilities for such alternative benchmarks (any such proposed rate, a “LIBOR Successor Rate”), together with any proposed LIBOR Successor Rate Conforming Changes and any such amendment shall become effective at 5:00 p.m. (New York time) on the fifth Business Day after the Administrative Agent shall have posted such proposed amendment to all Lenders and Lead Borrower unless, prior to such time, Lenders comprising the Required Lenders have delivered to the Administrative Agent written notice that such Required Lenders do not accept such amendment.  

(b)If no LIBOR Successor Rate has been determined and the circumstances under clause (i) above exist or the Scheduled Unavailability Date has occurred (as applicable), the Administrative Agent will promptly so notify Lead Borrower and each Lender.  Thereafter, (x) the obligation of the Lenders to make or maintain Eurodollar Rate Loans shall be suspended, (to the extent of the affected LIBO Rate Term Loans or Interest Periods), and (y) the LIBO Rate component shall no longer be utilized in determining the Base Rate.  Upon receipt of such notice, the Borrower

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may revoke any pending Notice of Borrowing for a Borrowing of, and any pending Notice of Continuation/Conversion for a conversion to or continuation of LIBO Rate Term Loans (to the extent of the affected LIBO Rate Term Loans or Interest Periods) or, failing that, will be deemed to have converted such request into a request for a Borrowing of Base Rate Term Loans (subject to the foregoing clause (y)) in the amount specified therein.

(c)Notwithstanding anything else herein, any definition of LIBOR Successor Rate shall provide that in no event shall such LIBOR Successor Rate be less than zero for purposes of this Agreement.

ARTICLE 4

 

[Reserved]

ARTICLE 5

 

Taxes

Section 5.01Net Payments.

(a)All payments made by or on account of any Credit Party under any Credit Document shall be made free and clear of, and without deduction or withholding for, any Taxes, except as required by applicable law.  If any Taxes are required to be withheld or deducted from such payments, then the Credit Parties jointly and severally agree that (i) to the extent such deduction or withholding is on account of an Indemnified Tax or Other Tax, the sum payable shall be increased as necessary so that after making all required deductions or withholding (including deduction or withholdings applicable to additional sums payable under this Section 5.01), the Administrative Agent or Lender (as the case may be) receives an amount equal to the sum it would have received had no such deductions or withholdings been made, (ii) the applicable withholding agent will make such deductions or withholdings, and (iii) the applicable withholding agent shall timely pay the full amount deducted or withheld to the relevant Governmental Authority in accordance with applicable law.  In addition, the Credit Parties shall timely pay any Other Taxes to the relevant Governmental Authority in accordance with applicable law.  The Credit Parties will furnish to the Administrative Agent within 45 days after the date the payment by any of them of any Taxes is due pursuant to applicable law certified copies of tax receipts evidencing such payment by the applicable Credit Party.  The Credit Parties jointly and severally agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Administrative Agent and each Lender, and reimburse the Administrative Agent and each Lender, within 10 Business Days of written request therefor, for the amount of any Indemnified Taxes (including any Indemnified Taxes imposed on amounts payable under this Section 5.01) payable or paid by the Administrative Agent or such Lender or required to be withheld or deducted from a payment to the Administrative Agent or such Lender, and any Other Taxes, and any reasonable out-of-pocket expenses arising therefrom or with respect thereto, whether or not such Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes were correctly or legally imposed or asserted by the relevant Governmental Authority.

(b)Any Lender that is entitled to an exemption from or reduction of withholding Tax with respect to payments made under any Credit Document shall deliver to Lead Borrower and the Administrative Agent, at the time or times reasonably requested by Lead Borrower or the Administrative Agent, such properly completed and executed documentation reasonably requested by Lead Borrower or the Administrative Agent, certifying as to any entitlement of such Lender to an exemption from, or a reduced rate of, withholding Tax.  In addition, each Lender shall deliver to Lead Borrower and the Administrative Agent, at the time or times reasonably requested by Lead Borrower or the Administrative Agent, such other documentation prescribed by applicable law or reasonably requested by Lead Borrower or the Administrative Agent as will enable Lead Borrower or the Administrative Agent to determine whether such Lender is subject to backup withholding or information reporting requirements.  Each Lender shall, whenever a lapse in time or change in circumstances renders such documentation (including any specific documents required below in Section 5.01(c)) expired, obsolete or inaccurate in any respect, deliver promptly to Lead Borrower and the Administrative Agent updated or other appropriate documentation (including any new documentation reasonably requested by Lead Borrower or the Administrative Agent) or promptly notify Lead Borrower and the Administrative Agent in writing of its inability to do so.

(c)Without limiting the generality of the foregoing:  (x) Each Lender that is not a United States person (as such term is defined in Section 7701(a)(30) of the Code) shall deliver to Lead Borrower and the Administrative Agent on or prior to the Closing Date or, in the case of a Lender that is an assignee or transferee of an interest under this Agreement pursuant to Section 3.04 or 13.04(b) (unless the relevant Lender was already a Lender hereunder

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immediately prior to such assignment or transfer), on the date of such assignment or transfer to such Lender, (i) two accurate and complete original signed copies of Internal Revenue Service Form W-8BEN (or successor form) or Form W-8BEN-E (or successor form) claiming eligibility for benefits of an income tax treaty to which the United States is a party or Form W-8ECI (or successor form), or (ii) in the case of a Lender claiming exemption from U.S. federal withholding tax under Section 871(h) or 881(c) of the Code with respect to payments of “portfolio interest,” a certificate substantially in the form of Exhibit C (any such certificate, a “U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate”) and two accurate and complete original signed copies of Internal Revenue Service Form W-8BEN (or successor form) or W-8BEN-E (or successor form) certifying to such Lender’s entitlement as of such date to a complete exemption from U.S. withholding tax with respect to payments of interest to be made under this Agreement and under any Note; or (iii) to the extent a Lender is not the beneficial owner (for example, where the Lender is a partnership or a participating Lender), two accurate and complete original signed copies of Internal Revenue Service Form W-8IMY (or successor form) of the Lender, accompanied by Form W-8ECI, Form W-8BEN, Form W-8BEN-E, U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate, Form W-8IMY, and/or any other required information (or successor or other applicable form) from each beneficial owner that would be required under this Section 5.01(c) if such beneficial owner were a Lender (provided that, if the Lender is a partnership for U.S. federal income Tax purposes (and not a participating Lender), and one or more beneficial owners are claiming the portfolio interest exemption), the U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate may be provided by such Lender on behalf of such beneficial owners; (y) Each Lender that is a United States person, as defined in Section 7701(a)(30) of the Code, shall deliver to Lead Borrower and the Administrative Agent, at the times specified in Section 5.01(b), two accurate and complete original signed copies of Internal Revenue Service Form W-9, or any successor form that such Person is entitled to provide at such time, in order to qualify for an exemption from United States backup withholding requirements; and (z) if any payment made to a Lender under any Credit Document would be subject to U.S. federal withholding Tax imposed by FATCA if such Lender were to fail to comply with the applicable reporting requirements of FATCA (including those contained in Section 1471(b) or 1472(b) of the Code, as applicable), such Lender shall deliver to Lead Borrower and the Administrative Agent, at the time or times prescribed by applicable law and at such time or times reasonably requested by Lead Borrower or the Administrative Agent, such documentation prescribed by applicable law (including as prescribed by Section 1471(b)(3)(C)(i) of the Code) and such additional documentation reasonably requested by Lead Borrower or the Administrative Agent as may be necessary for Lead Borrower or the Administrative Agent to comply with its obligations under FATCA, to determine whether such Lender has complied with such Lender’s obligations under FATCA or to determine, if necessary, the amount to deduct and withhold from such payment.  Solely for purposes of this Section 5.01(c)(z), “FATCA” shall include any amendment made to FATCA after the Closing Date.

Each Lender authorizes the Administrative Agent to deliver to Lead Borrower and to any successor Administrative Agent any documentation provided by the Lender to the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 5.01(b) or this Section 5.01(c).  Notwithstanding any other provision of this Section 5.01, a Lender shall not be required to deliver any form that such Lender is not legally eligible to deliver.

(d)If the Administrative Agent or any Lender determines, in its sole discretion exercised in good faith, that it has received a refund of any Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes as to which it has been indemnified by the Credit Parties or with respect to which a Credit Party has paid additional amounts pursuant to Section 5.01(a), it shall pay to the relevant Credit Party an amount equal to such refund (but only to the extent of indemnity payments made, or additional amounts paid, by such Credit Party under Section 5.01(a) with respect to the Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes giving rise to such refund), net of all reasonable out-of-pocket expenses (including any Taxes) of the Administrative Agent or such Lender, as the case may be, and without interest (other than any interest paid by the relevant Governmental Authority with respect to such refund); provided that the relevant Credit Party, upon the request of the Administrative Agent or such Lender, agrees to repay the amount paid over to such Credit Party (plus any penalties, interest or other charges imposed by the relevant Governmental Authority) to the Administrative Agent or such Lender in the event the Administrative Agent or such Lender is required to repay such refund to such Governmental Authority.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Section 5.01(d), in no event will the Administrative Agent or any Lender be required to pay any amount to any Credit Party pursuant to this Section 5.01(d) to the extent that such payment would place the Administrative Agent or such Lender in a less favorable position (on a net after-Tax basis) than such party would have been in if the Tax subject to indemnification and giving rise to such refund had not been deducted, withheld or otherwise imposed and the indemnification payments or additional amounts giving rise to such refund had never been paid.  Nothing in this Section 5.01(d) shall be construed to obligate the Administrative Agent or any Lender to disclose its Tax returns or any other information regarding its Tax affairs or

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computations to any Person or otherwise to arrange its Tax affairs in any manner other than as it determines in its sole discretion.

(e)For the avoidance of doubt, for purposes of this Section 5.01, the term “Lender” shall include any Issuing Bank.

ARTICLE 6

 

Conditions Precedent to Credit Extensions on the Closing Date

The Administrative Agent, Swingline Lenders, the Issuing Bank and the Lenders shall not be required to fund any Revolving Loans or Swingline Loans, or arrange for the issuance of any Letters of Credit on the Closing Date, until the following conditions are satisfied or waived.

Section 6.01Revolving Credit Agreement.  On or prior to the Closing Date, Holdings and the Borrowers shall have executed and delivered to the Administrative Agent a counterpart of this Agreement.

Section 6.02[Reserved].

Section 6.03Opinions of Counsel.  On the Closing Date, the Administrative Agent shall have received an opinion addressed to the Administrative Agent and each of the Lenders and dated the Closing Date in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent from each of (i) Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, special counsel to the Credit Parties, (ii) Foulston Siefkin LLP, Kansas counsel to the Credit Parties, (iii) Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs LLP, Georgia counsel to the Credit Parties.

Section 6.04Corporate Documents; Proceedings, etc.

(a)On the Closing Date, the Administrative Agent shall have received a certificate from each Credit Party, dated the Closing Date, signed by the Secretary or Assistant Secretary of such Credit Party, and attested to by a Responsible Officer of such Credit Party, in the form of Exhibit E with appropriate insertions, together with copies of the certificate or articles of incorporation and by-laws (or equivalent organizational documents), as applicable, of such Credit Party and the resolutions of such Credit Party referred to in such certificate, and each of the foregoing shall be in customary form.

(b)The Administrative Agent shall have received good standing certificates and bring-down letters or facsimiles, if any, for the Credit Parties which the Administrative Agent reasonably may have requested.

Section 6.05Acquisition; Refinancing.

(a)The Acquisition shall be consummated substantially concurrently with the initial funding of the Loans (or the effectiveness of this Agreement, to the extent no Loans are funded on the Closing Date) in accordance in all material respects with the Acquisition Agreement without waivers or amendments thereof that are materially adverse, when taken as a whole, to the interests of the Agents and their Affiliates that are Lenders on the Closing Date unless consented to by the Agents (such consent not to be unreasonably withheld, delayed or conditioned); it being understood that (w) no reduction in the purchase price shall be deemed to be materially adverse to the interests of the Agents and their Affiliates that are Lenders on the Closing Date if such reduction is applied pro rata to reduce the commitments under the First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement and/or the Second Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement, in each case, as of the Closing Date, (x) no increase in the purchase price shall be deemed to be materially adverse to the interests of the Agents and their Affiliates that are Lenders on the Closing Date if such increase is funded solely by equity investments (in the form of (x) common equity, (y) equity on terms substantially consistent with the Sponsor’s existing equity investment in any Parent Company of Holdings (as such terms may be amended or modified in a manner that is not (when taken as a whole) materially adverse to the interests of the Agents and their Affiliates that are Lenders on the Closing Date) or (z) other equity on terms reasonably satisfactory to the Agents), (y) no modification to the purchase price as a result of any purchase price adjustment or working capital adjustment expressly contemplated by the Acquisition Agreement as of February 3, 2018 shall constitute a reduction or increase in the

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purchase price and (z) the Agents shall be deemed to have consented to any waiver or amendment of the Acquisition Agreement if it shall have not affirmatively objected to any such waiver or amendment within three Business Days of receipt of written notice of such waiver or amendment.

(b)The Company and its Subsidiaries shall have satisfied and discharged, or substantially concurrently with the initial funding of the Loans (or the effectiveness of this Agreement to the extent no Loans are funded on the Closing Date) will satisfy and discharge (with all liens and guarantees terminated), all Indebtedness to be satisfied and discharged in connection with the Closing Date Refinancing.  

Section 6.06[Reserved].

Section 6.07Intercreditor Agreement.  On the Closing Date, each Credit Party shall have executed and delivered an acknowledgment to the Intercreditor Agreement.

Section 6.08[Reserved].  

Section 6.09Security Agreement.  On the Closing Date, each Credit Party shall have executed and delivered the Security Agreement substantially in the form of Exhibit G covering all of such Credit Party’s present and future Collateral referred to therein, and shall have delivered to the Collateral Agent:

(i)proper financing statements (Form UCC-1 or the equivalent) authorized for filing under the UCC and filings with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and United States Copyright Office or other appropriate filing offices of each jurisdiction as may be necessary to perfect the security interests purported to be created by the Security Agreement;

(ii)all of the Pledged Collateral, if any, referred to in the Security Agreement and then owned by such Credit Party together with executed and undated endorsements for transfer in the case of Pledged Collateral constituting certificated securities;

(iii)certified copies of a recent date of requests for information or copies (Form UCC-1), or equivalent reports as of a recent date, listing all effective financing statements that name the Borrowers or any other Credit Party as debtor and that are filed in the jurisdictions referred to in the Perfection Certificate, together with copies of such financing statements; and

(iv)an executed Perfection Certificate;

provided that to the extent any Collateral is not able to be provided and/or perfected on the Closing Date after the use by Holdings, the Borrowers and the Subsidiary Guarantors of commercially reasonable efforts without undue burden or expense, the provisions of this Section 6.09 shall be deemed to have been satisfied and the Credit Parties shall be required to provide such Collateral in accordance with the provisions set forth in Section 9.13 if, and only if, each Credit Party shall have executed and delivered the Security Agreement and the Collateral Agent shall have a perfected security interest in all Collateral of the type for which perfection may be accomplished by filing a UCC financing statement or possession of certificated securities of Wholly-Owned Domestic Subsidiaries (to the extent required by the Security Agreement) that, in the case of any such certificated securities with respect to any Equity Interests of the HTA Targets or their respective Subsidiaries, have been received from the Sellers (as defined in the Acquisition Agreement) or the agent in respect of any Indebtedness of the HTA Targets or their respective Subsidiaries that is subject to the Closing Date Refinancing, it being understood that the requirements of Section 6.09(ii) shall not apply to any certificated securities that were previously delivered to Bank of America, in its capacity as the agent in respect of Indebtedness of Lead Borrower and its Subsidiaries (prior to giving effect to the Acquisition) that is subject to the Closing Date Refinancing.

Section 6.10Guaranty Agreement.  On the Closing Date, each Guarantor shall have executed and delivered the Guaranty Agreement substantially in the form of Exhibit H (as may be amended, amended and restated, modified, supplemented, extended or renewed from time to time, the “Guaranty Agreement”).

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Section 6.11Financial Statements; Pro Forma Balance Sheets; Projections.  On or prior to the Closing Date, the Agents and their Affiliates that are Lenders on the Closing Date shall have received (a)(i) the audited consolidated balance sheet of the HTA Targets and their respective Subsidiaries for each of the three most recent years ending at least 90 days prior to the Closing Date and the related audited consolidated statements of income, retained earnings, stockholders’ equity and changes in financial position of the HTA Targets and their respective Subsidiaries and (ii) the audited consolidated balance sheet of Lead Borrower and its Subsidiaries (prior to giving effect to the Acquisition) for each of the three most recent years ending at least 90 days prior to the Closing Date and the related audited consolidated statements of income, retained earnings, stockholders’ equity and changes in financial position of Lead Borrower and its Subsidiaries (prior to giving effect to the Acquisition) (collectively, the “Audited Financial Statements”), (b)(i) the unaudited consolidated balance sheet of the HTA Targets and their respective Subsidiaries for each fiscal quarter ending after the date of the most recent balance sheet delivered pursuant to clause (a)(i) and at least 45 days prior to the Closing Date (or, in the case of any fiscal quarter that is the fourth fiscal quarter of the fiscal year of the HTA Target and their respective Subsidiaries, at least 90 days prior to the Closing Date) and (ii) the unaudited consolidated balance sheet of Lead Borrower and its Subsidiaries (prior to giving effect to the Acquisition) for each fiscal quarter ending after the date of the most recent balance sheet delivered pursuant to clause (a)(ii) and at least 45 days prior to the Closing Date (or, in the case of any fiscal quarter that is the fourth fiscal quarter of the fiscal year of Lead Borrower and its Subsidiaries (prior to giving effect to the Acquisition), at least 90 days prior to the Closing Date) (the date of the last such applicable fiscal year or fiscal quarter, as applicable, the “Financial Statements Date”) and the related unaudited consolidated statements of income, retained earnings, stockholders’ equity and changes in financial position of Lead Borrower and its Subsidiaries (prior to giving effect to the Acquisition) for the portion of the fiscal year then ended (the “Unaudited Financial Statements”), (c) a pro forma consolidated balance sheet for the Borrower prepared as of the Financial Statements Date and a pro forma statement of comprehensive income for the four-quarter period ending on the Financial Statements Date, prepared so as to give effect to the Transaction as if the Transaction had occurred on such date (in the case of such balance sheet) or as if the Transaction had occurred at the beginning of such period (in the case of such statement of operations), which need not be prepared in compliance with Regulation S-X of the Securities Act of 1933, or include adjustments for purchase accounting, and (d) forecasts of the financial performance of Holdings and its restricted subsidiaries on a quarterly basis for the 2018 fiscal year and an annual basis thereafter through the fiscal year ending in 2024. The financial statements referred to in clauses (a) and (b) shall be prepared in accordance with U.S. GAAP subject in the case of the Unaudited Financial Statements to changes resulting from audit and normal year-end audit adjustments and to the absence of certain footnotes.  

Section 6.12Solvency Certificate.  On the Closing Date, the Administrative Agent shall have received a solvency certificate from the chief financial officer or treasurer (or officer with equivalent duties) of Lead Borrower substantially in the form of Exhibit I.

Section 6.13Fees, etc.  On the Closing Date, the Borrowers shall have paid to the Agents and their Affiliates that are Lenders on the Closing Date all costs, fees and expenses (including, without limitation, legal fees and expenses) to the extent invoiced at least three Business Days prior the Closing Date and other compensation payable to the Agents or such Lender on the Closing Date that have been separately agreed and are payable in respect of the Transaction to the extent then due.

Section 6.14Representations and Warranties.  The Acquisition Agreement Representations shall be true and correct to the extent required by the definition thereof and the Specified Representations shall be true and correct in all material respects on the Closing Date (in each case, any representation or warranty that is qualified as to “materiality” or similar language shall be true and correct in all respects on the Closing Date); provided that any “Material Adverse Effect” or similar qualifier in any such Specified Representation as it relates to the HTA Targets and their Subsidiaries shall, for purposes of this Section 6.14, be deemed to refer to a “Closing Date Material Adverse Effect.”

Section 6.15Patriot Act.  The Agents shall have received from the Credit Parties, at least three Business Days prior to the Closing Date, all documentation and other information required by regulatory authorities under applicable “know your customer” and anti-money laundering rules and regulations, including the Patriot Act, in each case to the extent requested in writing by the Agents at least 10 Business Days prior to the Closing Date.

Section 6.16Notice of Borrowing. Prior to the making of a Revolving Loan on the Closing Date, the Administrative Agent shall have received a Notice of Borrowing meeting the requirements of Section 2.03.

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Section 6.17Officer’s Certificate.  On the Closing Date, Lead Borrower shall have delivered to the Administrative Agent a certificate of a Responsible Officer of Lead Borrower certifying as to the satisfaction of the conditions in Section 6.05(a), Section 6.14 and Section 6.18.

Section 6.18Material Adverse Effect.  Since February 3, 2018, there shall not have occurred any change, event or development that, individually or in the aggregate, has had and continues to have or is reasonably expected to have a Closing Date Material Adverse Effect.  

Section 6.19Borrowing Base Certificate.  Lead Borrower shall have delivered to the Administrative Agent a Borrowing Base Certificate (which, for the avoidance of doubt, may state that the Borrowing Base is deemed to be equal to the Closing Date Borrowing Base).

Section 6.20Availability.  Availability on the Closing Date shall not be less than the amount of any proposed Borrowing on the Closing Date.

ARTICLE 7

 

Conditions Precedent to All Credit Extensions after the Closing Date

The obligation of each Lender and each Issuing Bank to make any Credit Extension after the Closing Date shall be subject to the satisfaction or waiver of the conditions set forth below:

Section 7.01Notice of Borrowing.  The Administrative Agent shall have received a Notice of Borrowing meeting the requirements of Section 2.03 (or such notice shall have been deemed given in accordance with Section 2.03) if Revolving Loans are being requested or, in the case of the issuance, amendment increasing the face amount thereof, extension or renewal of a Letter of Credit, the Issuing Bank and the Administrative Agent shall have received a notice requesting the issuance, amendment, extension or renewal of such Letter of Credit meeting the requirements of Section 2.13(b) or, in the case of the Borrowing of a Swingline Loan, the Swingline Lender and the Administrative Agent shall have received a notice requesting such Swingline Loan meeting the requirements of Section 2.12(b).

Section 7.02Availability.  Availability on the proposed date of such Borrowing shall not be less than the amount of such Borrowing.

Section 7.03No Default.  No Default or Event of Default shall exist at the time of, or result from, such funding or issuance.

Section 7.04Representations and Warranties.  Each of the representations and warranties made by any Credit Party set forth in Section 8 hereof or in any other Credit Document shall be true and correct in all material respects (without duplication of any materiality standard set forth in any such representation or warranty) on and as of the date of such Credit Extension with the same effect as though made on and as of such date, except to the extent such representations and warranties expressly relate to an earlier date, in which case such representations and warranties shall be true and correct in all material respects as of such date (without duplication of any materiality standard set forth in any such representation or warranty).

ARTICLE 8

 

Representations, Warranties and Agreements

In order to induce the Lenders to enter into this Agreement and to make the Loans, the Borrowers (and, solely with respect to Sections 8.01, 8.02, 8.03, 8.04, and 8.16 with respect to itself, Holdings), makes the following representations and warranties (limited, on the Closing Date, to the Specified Representations), in each case after giving effect to the Transaction.

Section 8.01Organizational Status.  Each of Holdings, Lead Borrower and each of the Restricted Subsidiaries (i) is a duly organized and validly existing corporation, partnership, limited liability company, unlimited liability company or other applicable business entity, as the case may be, in good standing  (to the extent such concept is applicable) under the laws of the jurisdiction of its organization, (ii) has the requisite corporate, partnership, limited

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liability company, unlimited liability company or other applicable business entity power and authority, as the case may be, to own its property and assets and to transact the business in which it is engaged and presently proposes to engage and (iii) is, to the extent such concepts are applicable under the laws of the relevant jurisdiction, duly qualified and is authorized to do business and is in good standing in each jurisdiction where the ownership of its property or the conduct of its business requires such qualifications except for failures to be so qualified which, individually and in the aggregate would not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

Section 8.02Power and Authority; Enforceability.  Each Credit Party has the corporate, partnership, limited liability company, unlimited liability company or other applicable business entity power and authority, as the case may be, to execute, deliver and perform the terms and provisions of each of the Credit Documents to which it is party and has taken all necessary corporate, partnership, limited liability company, unlimited liability company or other applicable business entity action, as the case may be, to authorize the execution, delivery and performance by it of each of such Credit Documents.  Each Credit Party has duly executed and delivered each of the Credit Documents to which it is party, and each of such Credit Documents constitutes its legal, valid and binding obligation enforceable in accordance with its terms, except to the extent that the enforceability thereof may be limited by applicable bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, moratorium or other similar laws generally affecting creditors’ rights and by equitable principles (regardless of whether enforcement is sought in equity or at law).

Section 8.03No Violation.  Neither the execution, delivery or performance by any Credit Party of the Credit Documents to which it is a party, nor compliance by it with the terms and provisions thereof, (i) will contravene any provision of any Requirement of Law, (ii) will conflict with or result in any breach of any of the terms, covenants, conditions or provisions of, or constitute a default under, or result in the creation or imposition of (or the obligation to create or impose) any Lien (except pursuant to the Security Documents) upon any of the property or assets of any Credit Party pursuant to the terms of, any indenture, mortgage, deed of trust, credit agreement or loan agreement, or any other material agreement, contract or instrument, in each case to which any Credit Party is a party or by which it or any of its property or assets is bound or to which it may be subject (in the case of the preceding clauses (i) and (ii), other than in the case of any contravention, breach, default and/or conflict, in each case, that would not reasonably be expected, either individually or in the aggregate, to have a Material Adverse Effect) or (iii) will violate any provision of the certificate or articles of incorporation, certificate of formation, limited liability company agreement or by-laws (or equivalent organizational documents), as applicable, of any Credit Party.

Section 8.04Approvals.  Except to the extent the failure to obtain or make the same would not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect, no order, consent, approval, license, authorization or validation of, or filing, recording or registration with (except for (x) those that have otherwise been obtained or made on or prior to the Closing Date and which remain in full force and effect on the Closing Date and (y) filings which are necessary to perfect the security interests created under the Security Documents), or exemption by, any governmental or public body or authority, or any subdivision thereof, is required to be obtained or made by, or on behalf of, any Credit Party to authorize, or is required to be obtained or made by, or on behalf of, any Credit Party in connection with, the execution, delivery and performance of any Credit Document.

Section 8.05Financial Statements; Financial Condition; Projections.

(a)(i)  The balance sheets included in the Audited Financial Statements as of the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016 and the related consolidated statements of income, cash flows and retained earnings included in the Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016, present fairly in all material respects the consolidated financial position of (x) the HTA Targets and their respective Subsidiaries, with respect to such Audited Financial Statements of the HTA Targets, and (y) Lead Borrower and its Subsidiaries (prior to giving effect to the Acquisition) with respect to such Audited Financial Statements of Lead Borrower, in each case, at the dates of such balance sheets and the consolidated results of operations of the HTA Targets or Lead Borrower, as applicable, for the periods covered thereby. All of the foregoing historical financial statements have been audited by independent certified public accountants of recognized national standing and prepared in accordance with U.S. GAAP consistently applied.

(ii)[Reserved].

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(iii)The pro forma consolidated balance sheet of Lead Borrower furnished to the Lenders pursuant to clause (c) of Section 6.11 has been prepared as of September 30, 2017 as if the Transaction and the financing therefor had occurred on such date.  The pro forma consolidated income statement of Lead Borrower furnished to the Lenders pursuant to clause (c) of Section 6.11 has been prepared for the four fiscal quarters ended September 30, 2017, as if the Transaction and the financing therefor had occurred on the first day of such four-quarter period.

(b)On the Closing Date, Lead Borrower and its Subsidiaries, on a consolidated basis, are Solvent after giving effect to the consummation of the Transaction.

(c)The Projections have been prepared in good faith and are based on assumptions that were believed by Lead Borrower to be reasonable at the time delivered to the Administrative Agent (it being understood and agreed that the Projections are not to be viewed as facts, the Projections are subject to significant uncertainties and contingencies, many of which are beyond the control of the Credit Parties and their Restricted Subsidiaries, no assurance can be given that any particular Projections will be realized and that actual results during the period or periods covered by the Projections may differ from projected results, and such differences may be material).

(d)Since the Closing Date there has been no change, event or occurrence that would reasonably be expected to have, either individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect.

Section 8.06Litigation.  There are no actions, suits or proceedings pending or, to the knowledge of any Borrower, threatened in writing (i) with respect to the Transaction or any Credit Document or (ii) that either individually or in the aggregate, have had, or would reasonably be expected to have, a Material Adverse Effect.

Section 8.07True and Complete Disclosure.  All written information (other than information consisting of statements, estimates, forecasts and Projections, as to which no representation, warranty or covenant is made (except with respect to Projections to the extent set forth in Section 8.05(c) above)) that has been or will be made available to the Administrative Agent or any Lender by any Credit Party or any representative of a Credit Party at its direction and on its behalf in connection with this Agreement, the other Credit Documents or any transaction contemplated herein or therein, when taken as a whole and after giving effect to all supplements thereto, is and will be complete and correct in all material respects and does not and will not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary to make the statements contained therein, in each case in light of the circumstances under which such statements are made, not materially misleading.

Section 8.08Use of Proceeds; Margin Regulations.

(a)All proceeds of the Loans incurred on the Closing Date will be used by the Borrowers (i) to fund certain Transaction Costs payable by the Borrowers in connection with the syndication of the First Lien Term Loans and Second Lien Term Loans, (ii) to replace, backstop or cash collateralize any existing letters of credit or surety bonds for the account of the Acquired Business, and (iii) for ordinary course working capital needs as of the Closing Date.

(b)All proceeds of the Loans incurred after the Closing Date will be used for working capital needs and general corporate purposes, including the financing of capital expenditures, Permitted Acquisitions, and other permitted Investments, Dividends and any other purpose not prohibited hereunder.

(c)No part of any Credit Event (or the proceeds thereof) will be used to purchase or carry any Margin Stock or to extend credit for the purpose of purchasing or carrying any Margin Stock.  Neither the making of any Loan nor the use of the proceeds thereof nor the occurrence of any other Credit Event will violate the provisions of Regulation T, U or X of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

(d)The Borrowers will not request any Borrowing, and the Borrowers shall not use, and shall procure that its Subsidiaries and its or their respective directors, officers, employees and agents shall not use, the proceeds of any Borrowing (A) in furtherance of an offer, payment, promise to pay, or authorization of the payment or giving of money, or anything else of value, to any Person in violation of any Anti-Corruption Laws, (B) for the purpose of funding, financing or facilitating any activities, business or transaction of or with any Sanctioned Person, or in any

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Sanctioned Country, or (C) in any manner that would result in the violation of any Sanctions applicable to Lead Borrower and its Subsidiaries or, to the knowledge of Lead Borrower, any other party hereto.

Section 8.09Tax Returns and Payments.  Except as would not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, (i) Lead Borrower and each of its Restricted Subsidiaries has timely filed or caused to be timely filed with the appropriate taxing authority all Tax returns, statements, forms and reports for taxes (the “Returns”) required to be filed by, or with respect to the income, properties or operations of, Lead Borrower and/or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries, (ii) the Returns accurately reflect in all material respects all liability for Taxes of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries for the periods covered thereby, and (iii) Lead Borrower and each of its Restricted Subsidiaries have paid all Taxes payable by them, other than those that are being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings and fully provided for as a reserve on the financial statements of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries in accordance with U.S. GAAP.  There is no action, suit, proceeding, audit or claim now pending and, to the knowledge of the Borrowers, there is no action, suit, proceeding, audit, claim threatened in writing by any authority or ongoing investigation by any authority, in each case, regarding any Taxes relating to Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries that is reasonably likely to be adversely determined, and, if adversely determined, would be reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.

Section 8.10ERISA.

(a)No ERISA Event has occurred or is reasonably expected to occur that would reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.  Each Plan is in compliance in form and operation with its terms and with the applicable provisions of ERISA, the Code and other applicable law, except for such non-compliance that would not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.  Except as would not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, each Plan (and each related trust, if any) which is intended to be qualified under Section 401(a) of the Code has received a favorable determination letter from the Internal Revenue Service or is in the form of a prototype document that is the subject of a favorable opinion letter.

(b)There exists no Unfunded Pension Liability with respect to any Plan, except as would not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

(c)If each of Lead Borrower, each Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower and each ERISA Affiliate were to withdraw from all Multiemployer Plans in a complete withdrawal as of the date this assurance is given, the aggregate withdrawal liability that would be incurred would not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

(d)There are no actions, suits or claims pending against or involving a Plan (other than routine claims for benefits) or, to the knowledge of the Borrowers, any Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate, threatened in writing, which would reasonably be expected to be asserted successfully against any Plan and, if so asserted successfully, would reasonably be expected, either individually or in the aggregate, to have a Material Adverse Effect.

(e)Lead Borrower, any Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower and any ERISA Affiliate have made all material contributions to or under each Plan and Multiemployer Plan required by law within the applicable time limits prescribed thereby, the terms of such Plan or Multiemployer Plan, respectively, or any contract or agreement requiring contributions to a Plan or Multiemployer Plan except where any failure to comply, individually or in the aggregate, would not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

(f)Except as would not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect:  (i) each Foreign Pension Plan has been maintained in substantial compliance with its terms and with the requirements of any and all applicable laws, statutes, rules, regulations and orders and has been maintained, where required, in good standing with applicable regulatory authorities; (ii) all contributions required to be made with respect to a Foreign Pension Plan have been timely made; and (iii) neither Lead Borrower nor any of its Restricted Subsidiaries has incurred any obligation in connection with the termination of, or withdrawal from, any Foreign Pension Plan.

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(g)The Borrowers are not and will not be using “plan assets” (within the meaning of 29 CFR § 2510.3-101, as modified by Section 3(42) of ERISA) of one or more Benefit Plans in connection with the Loans or the Commitments.

Section 8.11The Security Documents.  The provisions of the Security Agreement are effective to create in favor of the Collateral Agent for the benefit of the Secured Creditors a legal, valid and enforceable security interest (except to the extent that the enforceability thereof may be limited by applicable bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, moratorium or other similar laws generally affecting creditors’ rights and by equitable principles (regardless of whether enforcement is sought in equity or at law)) in all right, title and interest of the Credit Parties in the Collateral (as described in the Security Agreement), and upon (i) the timely and proper filing of financing statements listing each applicable Credit Party, as a debtor, and the Collateral Agent, as secured party, in the secretary of state’s office (or other similar governmental entity) of the jurisdiction of organization of such Credit Party, (ii) the receipt by the Collateral Agent of all Instruments, Chattel Paper and certificated pledged Equity Interests that constitute “securities” governed by Article 8 of the New York UCC, in each case constituting Collateral in suitable form for transfer by delivery or accompanied by instruments of transfer or assignment duly executed in blank, (iii) sufficient identification of commercial tort claims (as applicable), (iv) execution of a control agreement establishing the Collateral Agent’s “control” (within the meaning of the New York UCC) with respect to any deposit account, (v) the recordation of the Patent Security Agreement, if applicable, and the Trademark Security Agreement, if applicable, in the respective form attached to the Security Agreement, in each case in the United States Patent and Trademark Office and (vi) the recordation of the Copyright Security Agreement, if applicable, in the form attached to the Security Agreement with the United States Copyright Office, the Collateral Agent, for the benefit of the Secured Creditors, has (to the extent provided in the Security Agreement) a fully perfected security interest in all right, title and interest in all of the Collateral (as described in the Security Agreement), subject to no other Liens other than Permitted Liens, in each case, to the extent perfection can be accomplished under applicable law through these actions.

Section 8.12Properties.  All Real Property owned by any Credit Party as of the Closing Date, and the nature of the interest therein, is correctly set forth in Schedule 8.12.  Each of Lead Borrower and each of its Restricted Subsidiaries has good and marketable title or valid leasehold interest in the case of Real Property, and good and valid title in the case of tangible personal property, to all material tangible properties owned by it, including all material property reflected in the most recent historical balance sheets referred to in Section 8.05(a) (except as sold or otherwise disposed of since the date of such balance sheet in the ordinary course of business or as permitted by the terms of this Agreement), free and clear of all Liens, other than Permitted Liens.

Section 8.13Capitalization.  All outstanding shares of capital stock of the Borrowers have been duly and validly issued and are fully paid and non-assessable (other than any assessment on the shareholders of the Borrowers that may be imposed as a matter of law) and are owned by (i) Holdings, with respect to the shares of Lead Borrower and (ii) a Credit Party, with respect to the shares of any other Borrower.  No Borrower has  outstanding any capital stock or other securities convertible into or exchangeable for its capital stock or any rights to subscribe for or to purchase, or any options for the purchase of, or any agreement providing for the issuance (contingent or otherwise) of, or any calls, commitments or claims of any character relating to, its capital stock.

Section 8.14Subsidiaries.  On and as of the Closing Date and after giving effect to the consummation of the Transaction, Lead Borrower has no Subsidiaries other than those Subsidiaries listed on Schedule 8.14.  Schedule 8.14 correctly sets forth, as of the Closing Date and after giving effect to the Transaction, the percentage ownership (direct and indirect) of Lead Borrower in each class of capital stock of each of its Subsidiaries and also identifies the direct owner thereof.

Section 8.15Compliance with Statutes, OFAC Rules and Regulations; Patriot Act; FCPA.

(a)Each of Lead Borrower and its Subsidiaries is in compliance with all applicable statutes, regulations and orders of (including any laws relating to terrorism, money laundering, embargoed persons or the Patriot Act), and all applicable restrictions imposed by, all governmental bodies, domestic or foreign, in respect of the conduct of its business and the ownership of its property (including, without limitation, applicable statutes, regulations, orders and restrictions relating to environmental standards and controls), except such noncompliances as, individually and in the aggregate, have not had, and would not reasonably be expected to have, a Material Adverse Effect.  The Borrowers will not directly (or knowingly indirectly) use the proceeds of the Revolving Loans to violate or result in a violation of any such applicable statutes, regulations, orders or restrictions referred to in the immediately preceding sentence.

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(b)The Borrowers have implemented and maintain in effect policies and procedures designed to ensure compliance by the Borrowers, their Subsidiaries and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents with Anti-Corruption Laws and applicable Sanctions, and the Borrowers, their Subsidiaries and their respective officers and employees and, to the knowledge of the Borrowers, their respective directors and agents, are in compliance with Anti-Corruption Laws and applicable Sanctions in all material respects.  None of (a) any Borrower, any Subsidiary or any of their respective directors, officers or employees, or (b) to the knowledge of any Borrower, any agent of any Borrower or any Subsidiary that will act in any capacity in connection with or benefit from the credit facility established hereby, is a Sanctioned Person.   No Borrowing, use of proceeds or the Transaction will violate any Anti-Corruption Law or applicable Sanctions.  

Section 8.16Investment Company Act.  None of Holdings, Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries is an “investment company” within the meaning of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, required to be registered as such.

Section 8.17[Reserved].

Section 8.18Environmental Matters. Except for any matters that, either individually or in the aggregate, would not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect:

(a)Lead Borrower and each of its Restricted Subsidiaries are in compliance with all applicable Environmental Laws and the requirements of any permits issued under such Environmental Laws.  To the knowledge of any Credit Party, there are no pending or threatened Environmental Claims against Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries or any Real Property currently or formerly owned, leased or operated by Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries.  There are no facts, circumstances, conditions or occurrences with respect to the business or operations of Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries, or to the knowledge of any Credit Party, any Real Property currently or formerly owned, leased or operated by Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries that would be reasonably expected (i) to form the basis of an Environmental Claim against Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries or (ii) to cause any Real Property owned, leased or operated by Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries to be subject to any restrictions on the ownership, lease, occupancy or transferability of such Real Property by Lead Borrower or any  of its Restricted Subsidiaries under any applicable Environmental Law.

(b)To the knowledge of any Credit Party, Hazardous Materials have not at any time been generated, used, treated or stored on, or transported to or from, or Released on or from, any Real Property owned, leased or operated by Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries where such generation, use, treatment, storage, transportation or Release has (i) violated or would be reasonably expected to violate any applicable Environmental Law, (ii) give rise to an Environmental Claim or (iii) give rise to liability under any applicable Environmental Law.

Section 8.19Labor Relations.  Except as set forth in Schedule 8.19 or except to the extent the same has not, either individually or in the aggregate, had and would not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect, (a) there are no strikes, lockouts, slowdowns or other labor disputes pending against Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries or, to the knowledge of the Borrowers, threatened in writing against Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries, (b) to the knowledge of the Borrowers, there are no questions concerning union representation with respect to Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries, (c) the hours worked by and payments made to employees of Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries have not been in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act or any other applicable Federal, state, local, or foreign law dealing with such matters and (d) to the knowledge of the Borrowers, no wage and hour department investigation has been made of Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries.

Section 8.20Intellectual Property.  Each of Lead Borrower and each of its Restricted Subsidiaries owns or has the right to use all the patents, trademarks, domain names, service marks, trade names, copyrights, inventions, trade secrets, formulas, proprietary information and know-how of any type, whether or not written (including, but not limited to, rights in computer programs and databases) (collectively, “Intellectual Property”), necessary for the present conduct of its business, without any known conflict with the Intellectual Property rights of others, except for such failures to own or have the right to use and/or conflicts as have not had, and would not reasonably be expected to have, a Material Adverse Effect.

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Section 8.21EEA Financial Institutions.  No Credit Party is an EEA Financial Institution.

Section 8.22Borrowing Base Certificate.  At the time of delivery of each Borrowing Base Certificate, assuming that any eligibility criterion that requires the approval or satisfaction of the Administrative Agent has been approved by or is satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, each material Account reflected therein as eligible for inclusion in the Borrowing Base is an Eligible Account or an Eligible Due from Agent Account and the material Inventory reflected therein as eligible for inclusion in the Borrowing Base constitutes Eligible Inventory, in each case, as of the date with respect to which such Borrowing Base Certificate was prepared.  

ARTICLE 9

 

Affirmative Covenants

Lead Borrower and each of the Restricted Subsidiaries hereby covenants and agrees that on and after the Closing Date and so long as any Lender shall have any Commitment hereunder, any Loan or other Obligation hereunder (other than (i) any indemnification obligations arising hereunder which are not then due and payable and (ii) Secured Bank Product Obligations) or any Letter of Credit shall remain outstanding (unless Cash Collateralized in an amount equal to 102% of the face amount thereof):

Section 9.01Information Covenants.  Lead Borrower will furnish to the Administrative Agent for distribution to each Lender, including each Lender’s Public-Siders except as otherwise provided below:

(a)Quarterly Financial Statements.  Within 45 days (or 60 days in the case of the first three fiscal quarters ending after the Closing Date for which delivery is required hereunder) after the close of each of the first three quarterly accounting periods in each fiscal year of Lead Borrower, in each case, ending after the Closing Date (i) the consolidated balance sheet of Lead Borrower and its Subsidiaries as at the end of such quarterly accounting period and the related consolidated statements of income and retained earnings and statement of cash flows for such quarterly accounting period and for the elapsed portion of the fiscal year ended with the last day of such quarterly accounting period, in each case setting forth comparative figures for the corresponding quarterly accounting period in the prior fiscal year, all of which shall be certified by the chief financial officer of Lead Borrower that they fairly present in all material respects in accordance with U.S. GAAP the financial condition of Lead Borrower and its Subsidiaries as of the dates indicated and the results of their operations for the periods indicated, subject to normal year-end audit adjustments and the absence of footnotes, and (ii) management’s discussion and analysis of the important operational and financial developments during such quarterly accounting period.  

(b)Annual Financial Statements.  Within 90 days (or 120 days for each of (i) the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017 (or, in the case of the 2017 HTA Targets Financial Statements, 150 days) and (ii) the first fiscal year ending after the Closing Date) after the close of each fiscal year of Lead Borrower (x) the consolidated balance sheet of Lead Borrower and its Subsidiaries as at the end of such fiscal year and the related consolidated statements of income and retained earnings and statement of cash flows for such fiscal year setting forth comparative figures for the preceding fiscal year and certified, in the case of consolidated financial statements, by Ernst & Young LLP or other independent certified public accountants of recognized national standing, together with an opinion of such accounting firm (which opinion shall be without a “going concern” or like qualification or exception and without any qualification or exception as to the scope of such audit (except for qualifications for a change in accounting principles with which such accountants concur and which shall have been disclosed in the notes to the financial statements or other than as a result of, or with respect to, an upcoming maturity date under this Agreement, the First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement or the Second Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement occurring within one year from the time such opinion is delivered or any potential inability to satisfy any financial maintenance covenant in this Agreement on a future date or in a future period)) to the effect such statements fairly present in all material respects in accordance with U.S. GAAP the financial condition of Lead Borrower and its Subsidiaries as of the date indicated and the results of their operations for the periods indicated, and (y) management’s discussion and analysis of the important operational and financial developments during such fiscal year.  

It is understood and agreed that with respect to the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017, the annual financial statements required to be furnished pursuant to the immediately preceding paragraph shall be limited to (i) the audited consolidated balance sheet of the Lead Borrower and its Subsidiaries (prior to giving effect to the Acquisition) as of

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the end of such fiscal year and the related audited consolidated statements of income and retained earnings and statement of cash flows for such fiscal year setting forth comparative figures for the preceding fiscal year (the “2017 ATS Financial Statements”), along with the certifications and management’s discussion and analysis set forth above and (ii) the audited consolidated balance sheet of the HTA Targets and their respective Subsidiaries as of the end of such fiscal year and the related audited consolidated statements of income, retained earnings and stockholders’ equity and changes in financial position in such fiscal year setting forth comparative figures for the preceding fiscal year (the “2017 HTA Targets Financial Statements”) (for the avoidance of doubt, in the case of this clause (ii), without any certifications or management’s discussion and analysis).

(c)Notwithstanding the foregoing, the obligations referred to in Sections 9.01(a) and 9.01(b) above may be satisfied with respect to financial information of Lead Borrower and its Subsidiaries by furnishing (A) the applicable financial statements of any Parent Company or (B) Lead Borrower’s or such Parent Company’s Form 10-K or 10-Q, as applicable, filed with the SEC (and the public filing of such report with the SEC shall constitute delivery under this Section 9.01); provided that with respect to each of the preceding clauses (A) and (B), (1) to the extent such information relates to a parent of Lead Borrower, if and so long as such Parent Company will have Independent Assets or Operations, such information is accompanied by, or Lead Borrower shall separately deliver within the applicable time periods set forth in Sections 9.01(a) and 9.01(b) above, consolidating information (which need not be audited) that explains in reasonable detail the differences between the information relating to such Parent Company and its Independent Assets or Operations, on the one hand, and the information relating to Lead Borrower and the consolidated Restricted Subsidiaries on a stand-alone basis, on the other hand and (2) to the extent such information is in lieu of information required to be provided under Section 9.01(a) (it being understood that such information may be audited at the option of Lead Borrower), such materials are accompanied by a report and opinion of independent certified public accountants of recognized national standing or another accounting firm reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent, which report and opinion  (a) will be prepared in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards and (b) will be without a “going concern” or like qualification or exception and without any qualification or exception as to the scope of such audit (other than as a result of, or with respect to, an upcoming maturity date under this Agreement, the First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement or the Second Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement occurring within one year from the time such opinion is delivered or any potential inability to satisfy any financial maintenance covenant in this Agreement on a future date or in a future period).

(d)Forecasts.  Within 90 days (or 120 days for the first fiscal year ending after the Closing Date) after the close of each fiscal year of Lead Borrower, in each case, ending after the Closing Date, a reasonably detailed annual forecast (including projected statements of income, sources and uses of cash and balance sheets for Lead Borrower and its  Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis), prepared on a quarter-by-quarter basis for such fiscal year and including a discussion of the principal assumptions upon which such forecast is based (it being agreed that such annual forecasts shall not be provided to Public-Siders).

(e)Officer’s Certificates.  At the time of the delivery of the Section 9.01 Financials, a compliance certificate from a Responsible Officer of Lead Borrower substantially in the form of Exhibit J, certifying on behalf of Lead Borrower as to matters set forth therein.

(f)Notice of Default, Litigation and Material Adverse Effect.  Promptly after any Responsible Officer of any Borrower obtains knowledge thereof, notice of (i) the occurrence of any event which constitutes a Default or an Event of Default or any default or event of default under (A) the First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement or any refinancing thereof, (B) the Second Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement or any refinancing thereof, or (C) First Lien Incremental Equivalent/Refinancing Debt, Second Lien Incremental Equivalent/Refinancing Debt, Permitted Junior Debt or other Indebtedness constituting debt for borrowed money, in each case of this clause (C) with a principal amount in excess of the Threshold Amount, (ii) any litigation, or governmental investigation or proceeding pending against Holdings or any of its Subsidiaries (x) which, either individually or in the aggregate, has had, or would reasonably be expected to have, a Material Adverse Effect or (y) with respect to any Credit Document, or (iii) any other event, change or circumstance that has had, or would reasonably be expected to have, a Material Adverse Effect.

(g)Other Reports and Filings.  Promptly after the sending, filing, receipt or delivery thereof, as applicable, copies of (i) all financial information, proxy materials and reports, if any, which Holdings or any of its Subsidiaries shall publicly file with the Securities and Exchange Commission or any successor thereto (the “SEC”) and (ii) material notices received from, or reports or other information furnished to, holders of Indebtedness under (A)

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the First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement or any refinancing thereof, (B) the Second Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement or any refinancing thereof, or (C) First Lien Incremental Equivalent/Refinancing Debt, Second Lien Incremental Equivalent/Refinancing Debt, Permitted Junior Debt or other Indebtedness constituting debt for borrowed money, in each case of this clause (C) with a principal amount in excess of the Threshold Amount, (including, for the avoidance of doubt, any notices relating to an actual or purported default or event of default thereunder and any notices to the extent the action or occurrence described therein would reasonably be expected to be materially adverse to the interests of the Lenders, but excluding any administrative notices or regular reporting requirements thereunder).

(h)Environmental Matters.  Promptly after any Responsible Officer of Lead Borrower obtains knowledge thereof, notice of any of the following environmental matters to the extent such environmental matters, either individually or when aggregated with all other such environmental matters, would reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect:

(i)any pending or threatened Environmental Claim against Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries or any Real Property owned, leased or operated by Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries;

(ii)any condition or occurrence on or arising from any Real Property owned, leased or operated by Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries that (a) results in noncompliance by Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries with any applicable Environmental Law or (b) would reasonably be expected to form the basis of an Environmental Claim against Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries or any such Real Property;

(iii)any condition or occurrence on any Real Property owned, leased or operated by Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries that could reasonably be expected to cause such Real Property to be subject to any restrictions on the ownership, lease, occupancy, use or transferability by Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries of such Real Property under any Environmental Law; and

(iv)the taking of any removal or remedial action in response to the actual or alleged presence of any Hazardous Material on any Real Property owned, leased or operated by Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries as required by any Environmental Law or any governmental or other administrative agency and all notices received by Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries from any government or governmental agency under, or pursuant to, CERCLA which identify Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries as potentially responsible parties for remediation costs or which otherwise notify Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries of potential liability under CERCLA.

All such notices shall describe in reasonable detail the nature of the claim, investigation, condition, occurrence or removal or remedial action and Lead Borrower’s or such Subsidiary’s response thereto.

(i)Financial Statements of Unrestricted Subsidiaries.  Simultaneously with the delivery of each set of Section 9.01 Financials, the related consolidating financial statements reflecting adjustments necessary to eliminate the accounts of Unrestricted Subsidiaries (if any) from such consolidated financial statements.

(j)Insurance. Evidence of insurance renewals as required under Section 9.03 hereunder.

(k)Other Information.  From time to time, such other information or documents (financial or otherwise) with respect to Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries as the Administrative Agent or any Lender (through the Administrative Agent) may reasonably request.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, neither Lead Borrower nor any of its Restricted Subsidiaries will be required to provide any information pursuant to this clause to the extent that the provision thereof would violate any law, rule or regulation or result in the breach of any binding contractual obligation or the loss of any professional privilege; provided that in the event that Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries does not provide information that otherwise would be required to be provided hereunder in reliance on such exception, Lead Borrower shall use commercially reasonable efforts to provide notice to the Administrative Agent promptly upon obtaining knowledge that such information is being withheld (but solely if providing such notice would not violate such law, rule or regulation or result in the breach of such binding contractual obligation or the loss of such professional privilege).

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Documents required to be delivered pursuant to this Section 9.01 may be delivered electronically and if so delivered, shall be deemed to have been delivered on the date (i) on which Lead Borrower posts such documents, or provides a link thereto on Lead Borrower’s website on the Internet; or (ii) on which such documents are posted on Lead Borrower’s behalf on an Internet or intranet website, if any, to which each Lender and the Administrative Agent have access (whether a commercial, third-party website or whether sponsored by the Administrative Agent); provided that (x) Lead Borrower shall deliver paper copies of such documents to the Administrative Agent or any Lender upon request to Lead Borrower to deliver such paper copies until a written request to cease delivering paper copies is given by the Administrative Agent or such Lender and (y) Lead Borrower shall notify the Administrative Agent and each Lender (by facsimile or electronic mail) of the posting of any such documents and provide to the Administrative Agent by electronic mail electronic versions (i.e., soft copies) of such documents.  The Administrative Agent shall have no obligation to request the delivery of or to maintain paper copies of the documents referred to above, and in any event shall have no responsibility to monitor compliance by Lead Borrower with any such request by a Lender for delivery, and each Lender shall be solely responsible for requesting delivery to it or maintaining its copies of such documents.

The Borrowers hereby acknowledge that (a) the Administrative Agent and/or the Lead Arrangers will make available to the Lenders materials and/or information provided by or on behalf of the Borrowers hereunder (collectively, “Borrower Materials”) by posting the Borrower Materials on the Platform and (b) certain of the Lenders (each, a “Public Lender”) may have personnel who do not wish to receive material non-public information with respect to the Borrowers or their respective Affiliates, or the respective securities of any of the foregoing, and who may be engaged in investment and other market-related activities with respect to such Persons’ securities.  Lead Borrower hereby agrees that it will use commercially reasonable efforts to identify that portion of the Borrower Materials that may be distributed to the Public Lenders and that (w) all such Borrower Materials shall be clearly and conspicuously marked “PUBLIC” which, at a minimum, shall mean that the word “PUBLIC” shall appear prominently on the first page thereof; (x) by marking Borrower Materials “PUBLIC,” Lead Borrower shall be deemed to have authorized the Administrative Agent, the Lead Arrangers and the Lenders to treat such Borrower Materials as not containing any material non-public information (although it may be sensitive and proprietary) with respect to the Borrowers or its their respective securities for purposes of United States Federal and state securities laws (provided, however, that to the extent such Borrower Materials constitute Public Side Information, they shall be treated as set forth in Section 13.16); (y) all Borrower Materials marked “PUBLIC” are permitted to be made available through a portion of the Platform designated “Public Side Information”; and (z) the Administrative Agent and the Lead Arrangers shall be entitled to treat any Borrower Materials that are not marked “PUBLIC” as being suitable only for posting on a portion of the Platform not designated “Public Side Information.”

Section 9.02Books, Records and Inspections; Conference Calls.

(a)Lead Borrower will, and will cause each of its Restricted Subsidiaries to, keep proper books of record and accounts in which full, true and correct entries in conformity in all material respects with U.S. GAAP shall be made of all dealings and transactions in relation to its business and activities.

(b)Lead Borrower will permit the Administrative Agent, subject to reasonable advance notice to, and reasonable coordination with, Lead Borrower and during normal business hours, to visit and inspect the properties of any Borrower, at the Borrowers’ expense as provided in clause (c) below, inspect, audit and make extracts from any Borrower’s corporate, financial or operating records, and discuss with its officers, employees, agents, advisors and independent accountants (subject to such accountants’ customary policies and procedures) such Borrower’s business, financial condition, assets and results of operations (it being understood that a representative of Lead Borrower and such Borrower shall be permitted to be present in any discussions with officers, employees, agent, advisors and independent accountants); provided that neither Lead Borrower nor any of its Restricted Subsidiaries will be required to provide any information to the extent that the provision thereof would violate any law, rule or regulation or result in the breach of any binding contractual obligation or the loss of any professional privilege; provided, further, that to the extent permitted by law, rule or regulation or such contractual obligation or not resulting in the loss of such privilege, you agree to notify us if information is being withheld pursuant to this sentence; provided, further, that the Administrative Agent shall only be permitted to conduct one field examination with respect to any Collateral comprising the Borrowing Base per 12-month period; provided, further, that, (x) if at any time Availability is less than 33% of the Line Cap for a period of 5 consecutive Business Days during such 12-month period, one additional field examination of Revolver Priority Collateral will be permitted in such 12-month period and (y) if a Liquidity Period occurs during such 12-month period, a second additional field examination of Revolver Priority Collateral will be permitted in such 12-month period, except that during the existence and continuance of an Event of Default, there

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shall be no limit on the number of additional field examinations of Revolver Priority Collateral that shall be permitted at the Administrative Agent’s request.  No such inspection or visit shall unduly interfere with the business or operations of any Borrower, nor result in any damage to the property or other Collateral.  No inspection shall involve invasive testing without the prior written consent of Lead Borrower.  Neither the Administrative Agent nor any Lender shall have any duty to any Borrower to make any inspection, nor to share any results of any inspection or report with any Borrower.  Each of the Borrowers acknowledges that all inspections and reports are prepared by the Administrative Agent and Lenders for their purposes, and the Borrowers shall not be entitled to rely upon them.

(c)Lead Borrower will reimburse the Administrative Agent for all reasonable and documented out-of-pocket costs and expenses (other than any legal fees or costs and expenses covered under Section 13.01) of the Administrative Agent in connection with (i) one examination per fiscal year of any Borrower’s books and records as described in clause (a) above and (ii) field examinations of Collateral comprising the Borrowing Base in each case subject to the limitations on such examinations permitted under the preceding paragraph.  Subject to and without limiting the foregoing, the Borrowers specifically agree to pay the Administrative Agent’s then standard charges for examination activities.  This Section shall not be construed to limit the Administrative Agent’s right to use third parties for such purposes.

(d)Lead Borrower will, within 30 days after the date of the delivery (or, if later, required delivery) of the quarterly and annual financial information pursuant to Sections 9.01(a) and (b)(ii), hold a conference call or teleconference, at a time selected by Lead Borrower and reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent, with all of the Lenders that choose to participate, to review the financial results of the previous fiscal quarter or fiscal year, as the case may be, of Lead Borrower (it being understood that any such call may be combined with any similar call held for any of Lead Borrower’s other lenders or security holders).

Section 9.03Maintenance of Property; Insurance.

(a)The Borrowers will, and will cause each of the Restricted Subsidiaries to, (i) except as would not, either individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, keep all tangible property necessary to the business of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries in reasonably good working order and condition, ordinary wear and tear, casualty and condemnation excepted, (ii) maintain with financially sound and reputable insurance companies insurance on all such property and against all such risks as is, in the good faith determination of Lead Borrower, consistent and in accordance with industry practice for companies similarly situated owning similar properties and engaged in similar businesses as Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries, and (iii) furnish to the Collateral Agent, upon its request therefor, all information reasonably requested as to the insurance carried.  The provisions of this Section 9.03 shall be deemed supplemental to, but not duplicative of, the provisions of any Security Documents that require the maintenance of insurance.

(b)[Reserved].

(c)The Borrowers will, and will cause each of the Restricted Subsidiaries to, at all times keep its property constituting Collateral insured in favor of the Collateral Agent, and all policies or certificates (or certified copies thereof) with respect to such insurance (i) shall, at all times after the time required by Section 9.13, be endorsed in a customary manner to the Collateral Agent for the benefit of the Secured Creditors (including, without limitation, by naming the Collateral Agent as loss payee and/or additional insured) and (ii) if agreed by the insurer (which agreement the Borrowers shall use commercially reasonable efforts to obtain), shall state that such insurance policies shall not be canceled without at least 30 days’ prior written notice thereof (or, with respect to non-payment of premiums, 10 days’ prior written notice) by the respective insurer to the Collateral Agent; provided, that the requirements of this Section 9.03(c) shall not apply to (x) insurance policies covering (1) directors and officers, fiduciary or other professional liability, (2) employment practices liability, (3) workers compensation liability, (4) automobile and aviation liability, (5) health, medical, dental and life insurance, and (6) such other insurance policies and programs as to which a secured lender is not customarily granted an insurable interest therein as the Collateral Agent may approve; and (y) self-insurance programs.

(d)If the Borrowers or any of the Restricted Subsidiaries shall fail to maintain insurance in accordance with this Section 9.03, or the Borrowers or any of the Restricted Subsidiaries shall fail to so endorse all policies with respect thereto, after any applicable grace period, the Collateral Agent shall have the right (but shall be under no

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obligation) to procure such insurance so long as the Collateral Agent provides written notice to Lead Borrower of its election to procure such insurance prior thereto, and the Credit Parties jointly and severally agree to reimburse the Collateral Agent for all reasonable costs and expenses of procuring such insurance.

Section 9.04Existence; Franchises.  The Borrowers will, and will cause each of the Restricted Subsidiaries to, do or cause to be done, all things necessary to preserve and keep in full force and effect its existence, franchises, licenses and permits in each case to the extent material; provided, however, that nothing in this Section 9.04 shall prevent (i) sales of assets and other transactions by Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries in accordance with Section 10.02, (ii) the abandonment by Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries of any franchises, licenses or permits that Lead Borrower reasonably determines are no longer material to the operations of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries taken as a whole or (iii) the withdrawal by Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries of its qualification as a foreign corporation, partnership, limited liability company or unlimited liability company, as the case may be, in any jurisdiction if such withdrawal would not, either individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

Section 9.05Compliance with Statutes, etc.

Each Borrower will, and will cause each of its Subsidiaries to, comply with the FCPA, OFAC and the USA Patriot Act, except such noncompliances as would not, either individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.  Each Borrower will, and will cause each of the Restricted Subsidiaries to, comply with all other applicable statutes, regulations  and orders of, and all applicable restrictions imposed by, all governmental bodies, domestic or foreign, in respect of the conduct of its business and the ownership of its property (including applicable statutes, regulations, orders and restrictions relating to environmental standards and controls), except such noncompliances as would not, either individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.  The Borrowers will maintain in effect and enforce policies and procedures designed to ensure compliance by the Borrowers, their Subsidiaries and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents with Anti-Corruption Laws and applicable Sanctions.

Section 9.06Compliance with Environmental Laws.  Lead Borrower will comply, and will cause each of its Restricted Subsidiaries to comply, with all Environmental Laws and permits applicable to, or required by, the ownership, lease or use of Real Property now or hereafter owned, leased or operated by the Borrowers or any of their Restricted Subsidiaries, except such noncompliances as would not, either individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect, and will keep or cause to be kept all such Real Property free and clear of any Liens imposed pursuant to such Environmental Laws (other than Liens imposed on leased Real Property resulting from the acts or omissions of the owner of such leased Real Property or of other tenants of such leased Real Property who are not within the control of the Borrowers).  Except as have not had, and would not reasonably be expected to have, a Material Adverse Effect, neither the Borrowers nor any of their Restricted Subsidiaries will generate, use, treat, store, Release or dispose of, or permit the generation, use, treatment, storage, Release or disposal of Hazardous Materials on any Real Property now or hereafter owned, leased or operated by the Borrowers or any of their Restricted Subsidiaries, or transport or permit the transportation of Hazardous Materials to or from any such Real Property, except for Hazardous Materials generated, used, treated, stored, Released or disposed of at any such Real Properties or transported to or from such Real Properties in compliance with all applicable Environmental Laws.

Section 9.07ERISA.  Promptly upon a Responsible Officer of any Borrower obtaining knowledge thereof, Lead Borrower will deliver to the Administrative Agent a certificate of a Responsible Officer of Lead Borrower setting forth the full details as to such occurrence and the action, if any, that Lead Borrower, such Restricted Subsidiary or an ERISA Affiliate is required or proposes to take, together with any notices required or proposed to be given or filed by Lead Borrower, such Restricted Subsidiary, the Plan administrator or such ERISA Affiliate to or with the PBGC or any other Governmental Authority, or a Plan participant and any notices received by Lead Borrower, such Restricted Subsidiary or such ERISA Affiliate from the PBGC or any other Governmental Authority, or a Plan participant with respect thereto:  that (a) an ERISA Event has occurred that is reasonably expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect; (b) there has been an increase in Unfunded Pension Liabilities since the date the representations hereunder are given, or from any prior notice, as applicable, in either case, which is reasonably expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect; (c) there has been an increase in the estimated withdrawal liability under Section 4201 of ERISA, if Lead Borrower, any Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower and the ERISA Affiliates were to withdraw completely from any and all Multiemployer Plans which is reasonably expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect;

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(d) Lead Borrower, any Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate adopts, or commences contributions to, any Plan subject to Section 412 of the Code, or adopts any amendment to a Plan subject to Section 412 of the Code which is reasonably expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect; (e) that a contribution required to be made with respect to a Foreign Pension Plan has not been timely made which failure is reasonably likely to result in a Material Adverse Effect; or (f) that a Foreign Pension Plan has been or is reasonably expected to be terminated, reorganized, partitioned or declared insolvent and such event is reasonably expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.  Lead Borrower will also deliver to the Administrative Agent, upon request by the Administrative Agent, a complete copy of the most recent annual report (on Internal Revenue Service Form 5500-series, including, to the extent required, the related financial and actuarial statements and opinions and other supporting statements, certifications, schedules and information) filed with the Internal Revenue Service or other Governmental Authority of each Plan that is maintained or sponsored by Lead Borrower or a Restricted Subsidiary.

Section 9.08End of Fiscal Years; Fiscal Quarters.  Each Borrower will cause (i) each of its, and each of the Restricted Subsidiaries’, fiscal years to end on or near December 31 of each year and (ii) each of its, and each of its Restricted Subsidiaries’, fiscal quarters to end on or near March 31, June 30, September 30 and December 31 of each year.

Section 9.09Assignment of Claims Act.  During any Liquidity Period or the continuance of an Event of Default, the Borrowers shall, upon the written request of the Administrative Agent, promptly submit any such documentation as may be requested by the Administrative Agent in order to comply with the Federal Assignment of Claims Act (or any state or municipal equivalent thereof) to each relevant governmental agency or other Account Debtor requesting prompt countersignature and shall use commercially reasonable efforts to cause such documentation to be executed by such governmental agency or other Account Debtor and delivered to the Administrative Agent.

Section 9.10Payment of Taxes.  Except as would not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, the Borrowers will pay and discharge, and will cause each of its Subsidiaries to pay and discharge, all Taxes imposed upon it or upon its income or profits or upon any properties belonging to it, prior to the date on which penalties attach thereto, and all lawful claims which, if unpaid, might become a Lien or charge upon any properties of Lead Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries not otherwise permitted under Section 10.01(i); provided that neither Lead Borrower nor any of its Subsidiaries shall be required to pay any such Tax which is being contested in good faith and by appropriate proceedings if it has maintained adequate reserves with respect thereto in accordance with U.S. GAAP.

Section 9.11Use of Proceeds.  The Borrowers will use the proceeds of the Loans only as provided in Section 8.08.

Section 9.12Additional Security; Further Assurances; etc.

(a)The Borrowers will, and will cause each of the Subsidiary Guarantors to, grant to the Collateral Agent for the benefit of the Secured Creditors security interests in such assets (other than Real Property) of the Borrowers and the Subsidiary Guarantors as are acquired after the Closing Date (other than assets constituting Excluded Collateral) and as may be reasonably requested from time to time by the Collateral Agent (collectively, as may be amended, amended and restated, modified, supplemented, extended or renewed from time to time, the “Additional Security Documents”).  All such security interests shall be granted pursuant to documentation consistent with any Security Documents entered into on the Closing Date or otherwise reasonably satisfactory in form and substance to the Collateral Agent and (subject to exceptions as are reasonably acceptable to the Collateral Agent) shall constitute, upon taking all necessary perfection action (which the Credit Parties agree to take pursuant to clause (e) below) valid and enforceable perfected security interests (except to the extent that the enforceability thereof may be limited by applicable bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, moratorium or other similar laws generally affecting creditors’ rights and by equitable principles (regardless of whether enforcement is sought in equity or at law)), subject to the Intercreditor Agreement, superior to and prior to the rights of all third Persons other than holders of Permitted Liens with priority by virtue of applicable law and subject to no other Liens except for Permitted Liens.  The Additional Security Documents or instruments related thereto shall be duly recorded or filed in such manner and in such places as are required by law to establish, perfect, preserve and protect (subject to exceptions as are reasonably acceptable to the Collateral Agent) the Liens in favor of the Collateral Agent required to be granted pursuant to the Additional Security Documents.  Notwithstanding any other provision in this Agreement or any other Credit Document (w) no Excluded Subsidiary shall be required to pledge any of its assets to secure any obligations of the Borrowers under the

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Credit Documents or guarantee the obligations of the Borrowers under the Credit Documents, (x) no action shall be required to be taken by a Credit Party, or taken by any Agent or Lender, to perfect security interests in assets of the Credit Parties located outside of the United States or otherwise with respect to creation or perfection of Liens under foreign law, and (x) notices shall not be required to be sent to Account Debtors or other contractual third parties (other than third parties party to any Credit Document or during the continuance of an Event of Default).

(b)Subject to the terms of the Intercreditor Agreement, with respect to any Person that is or becomes a Restricted Subsidiary (or ceases to be an Excluded Subsidiary) after the Closing Date, (i) deliver to the Collateral Agent the certificates, if any, representing all (or such lesser amount as is required) of the Equity Interests of such Subsidiary, together with undated stock powers or other appropriate instruments of transfer executed and delivered in blank by a duly authorized officer of the holder(s) of such Equity Interests, and all intercompany notes owing from such Subsidiary to any Credit Party together with instruments of transfer executed and delivered in blank by a duly authorized officer of such Credit Party (in each case, to the extent required pursuant to the Security Agreement), (ii) cause such new Subsidiary (other than an Excluded Subsidiary) (A) to execute a joinder agreement to the Guaranty Agreement and a joinder agreement to each applicable Security Document, substantially in the form annexed thereto, and (B) to take all actions reasonably necessary or advisable in the opinion of the Administrative Agent or the Collateral Agent to cause the Lien created by the applicable Security Document to be duly perfected to the extent required by such agreement in accordance with all applicable Requirements of Law, including the filing of financing statements in such jurisdictions as may be reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent or the Collateral Agent and (iii) at the request of the Administrative Agent, deliver or cause to be delivered to the Administrative Agent an opinion, addressed to the Administrative Agent and the other Lenders, of counsel reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent as to such matters set forth in this Section 9.12(b) as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request.

(c)The Borrowers will, and will cause each of the other Credit Parties that are Restricted Subsidiaries of Lead Borrower to, at the expense of Lead Borrower, make, execute, endorse, acknowledge, file and/or deliver to the Collateral Agent, promptly, upon the reasonable request of the Administrative Agent or the Collateral Agent, at Lead Borrower’s expense, any document or instrument supplemental to or confirmatory of the Security Documents to the extent deemed by the Administrative Agent or the Collateral Agent reasonably necessary for the continued validity, perfection and priority of the Liens on the Collateral covered thereby subject to no other Liens except for Permitted Liens or as otherwise permitted by the applicable Security Document.

(d)[Reserved].

(e)The Borrowers agree that each action required by clauses (a) through (d) of this Section 9.12 shall be completed in no event later than 90 days after such action is required to be taken pursuant to such clauses or requested to be taken by the Administrative Agent, the Collateral Agent or the Required Lenders (or such longer period as the Administrative Agent shall otherwise agree), as the case may be; provided that, in no event will the Borrowers or any of their Restricted Subsidiaries be required to take any action to obtain consents from third parties with respect to its compliance with this Section 9.12.

Section 9.13Post-Closing Actions.  Each Borrower agrees that it will, or will cause its relevant Subsidiaries to, complete each of the actions described on Schedule 9.13 as soon as commercially reasonable and by no later than the date set forth in Schedule 9.13 with respect to such action or such later date as the Administrative Agent may reasonably agree.

Section 9.14Permitted Acquisitions.

(a)Subject to the provisions of this Section 9.14 and the requirements contained in the definition of “Permitted Acquisition,” Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries may from time to time after the Closing Date effect Permitted Acquisitions, so long as (in each case, except to the extent the Required Lenders otherwise specifically agree in writing in the case of a specific Permitted Acquisition): (i) the Payment Conditions shall be satisfied on a Pro Forma Basis immediately after giving effect to such Permitted Acquisition on the date of consummation thereof and (ii) with respect to any Permitted Acquisition in excess of $15,000,000, Lead Borrower shall have delivered to the Administrative Agent for distribution to the Lenders a certificate executed by its chief financial officer, treasurer or other Responsible Officer, certifying to such officer’s knowledge, compliance with the requirements of the preceding

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clause (i), and containing the calculations (in reasonable detail) required to show compliance with the preceding clause (i).

(b)Lead Borrower shall cause each Restricted Subsidiary (other than an Excluded Subsidiary) which is formed to effect, or is acquired pursuant to, a Permitted Acquisition (and each Credit Party that is the direct parent of such Restricted Subsidiary that was so formed or acquired) to comply with, and to execute and deliver all of the documentation as and to the extent (and within the time periods) required by, Section 9.12, to the reasonable satisfaction of the Collateral Agent.

Section 9.15[Reserved].

Section 9.16Designation of Subsidiaries. Lead Borrower may at any time and from time to time after the Closing Date designate any Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower as an Unrestricted Subsidiary or any Unrestricted Subsidiary as a Restricted Subsidiary by written notice to the Administrative Agent; provided that (i) immediately before and after such designation, no Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing, (ii) in the case of the designation of any Subsidiary as an Unrestricted Subsidiary, such designation shall constitute an Investment in such Unrestricted Subsidiary (calculated as an amount equal to the sum of (x) the fair market value of the Equity Interests of the designated Subsidiary and any of its Subsidiaries that are owned by Lead Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary, immediately prior to such designation (such fair market value to be calculated without regard to any Obligations of such designated Subsidiary or any of its Subsidiaries under the Guaranty Agreement) and (y) the aggregate principal amount of any Indebtedness owed by such Subsidiary and any of its Subsidiaries to Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries immediately prior to such designation, all calculated, except as set forth in the parenthetical to clause (x) above, on a consolidated basis in accordance with U.S. GAAP), and such Investment shall be permitted under Section 10.05, (iii) no Subsidiary may be designated as an Unrestricted Subsidiary if it or any of its Subsidiaries is a “Restricted Subsidiary” for the purpose of (I) the First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement, (II) the Second Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement or (III) any definitive documentation governing any First Lien Incremental Equivalent/Refinancing Debt, any definitive documentation governing any Second Lien Incremental Equivalent/Refinancing Debt, any Permitted Junior Debt Documents or other debt instrument, in each case of this clause (III), with a principal amount in excess of the Threshold Amount, (iv) following the designation of an Unrestricted Subsidiary as a Restricted Subsidiary, Lead Borrower shall comply with the provisions of Section 9.12 with respect to such designated Restricted Subsidiary, (v) no Restricted Subsidiary may be a Subsidiary of an Unrestricted Subsidiary (and any Subsidiary of an Unrestricted Subsidiary that is acquired or formed after the date of designation shall automatically be designated as an Unrestricted Subsidiary), (vi) no Borrower may be designated an Unrestricted Subsidiary and (vii) in the case of the designation of any Subsidiary as an Unrestricted Subsidiary, each of (i) the Subsidiary to be so designated and (ii) its Subsidiaries has not, at the time of designation, and does not thereafter, create, incur, issue, assume, guarantee or otherwise become directly or indirectly liable with respect to any Indebtedness pursuant to which the lender has recourse to any of the assets of Lead Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary (other than Equity Interests in an Unrestricted Subsidiary).  The designation of any Unrestricted Subsidiary as a Restricted Subsidiary shall constitute (i) the incurrence at the time of designation of any Investment, Indebtedness or Liens of such Subsidiary and its Subsidiaries existing at such time and (ii) a return on any Investment by Lead Borrower in Unrestricted Subsidiaries pursuant to the preceding sentence in an amount equal to the fair market value at the date of such designation of Lead Borrower’s Investment in such Subsidiary.

Section 9.17Collateral Monitoring and Reporting.

(a)Borrowing Base Certificates.  (i) By the 20th day of each month, Lead Borrower shall deliver to the Administrative Agent (and the Administrative Agent shall promptly deliver same to the Lenders) a Borrowing Base Certificate prepared as of the close of business on the last Business Day of the previous month (provided that (i) until the Closing Date Borrowing Base Termination Date, such Borrowing Base Certificate may state that the Borrowing Base is equal to the sum of (x) the Borrowing Base calculated solely with respect to the ATS Borrowers as of the close of business on the last Business Day of the previous month and (y) $7,500,000 (the “Closing Date Borrowing Base”) and (ii) during a Liquidity Period, Lead Borrower shall deliver to the Administrative Agent weekly Borrowing Base Certificates by Wednesday of every week prepared as of the close of business on Friday of the previous week, which weekly Borrowing Base Certificates shall be in standard form unless otherwise reasonably agreed to by the Administrative Agent, or more frequently if elected by Lead Borrower, provided the Borrowing Base shall continue to be reported on such more frequent basis for at least three (3) months following any such election); and (ii) upon

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any sale or other disposition outside the ordinary course of business in a single transaction or series of related transactions of any Revolver Priority Collateral having an aggregate book value in excess of 10% of the then-existing Borrowing Base, an updated Borrowing Base Certificate, prepared after giving effect to such sale or other disposition (it being understood that (i) Inventory amounts shown in the Borrowing Base Certificates delivered on a weekly basis will be based on the Inventory amount (1) set forth in the most recent weekly report, where possible, and (2) for the most recently ended month for which such information is available with regard to locations where it is impracticable to report Inventory more frequently, and (ii) the amount of Eligible Accounts and Eligible Due from Agent Accounts shown in such Borrowing Base Certificate will be based on the amount of the gross Accounts set forth in the most recent weekly report, less the amount of ineligible Accounts reported for the most recently ended month).  All calculations of Availability in any Borrowing Base Certificate shall be made by Lead Borrower and certified by a Responsible Officer, provided that the Administrative Agent may from time to time review and adjust any such calculation in consultation with Lead Borrower to the extent the calculation is not made in accordance with this Agreement or does not accurately reflect the Reserves.

(b)Records and Schedules of Accounts.  Lead Borrower shall keep accurate and complete records of its Accounts, including all payments and collections thereon, and shall submit to the Administrative Agent, upon the Administrative Agent’s request, sales, collection, reconciliation and other reports in form reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent on a periodic basis (but not more frequently than at the time of delivery of Section 9.01 Financials.  Lead Borrower shall also provide to the Administrative Agent, upon the Administrative Agent’s request, on or before the 20th day of each month, a detailed aged trial balance of all Accounts as of the end of the preceding month, specifying each Account’s Account Debtor name and the amount, invoice date and due date and such related Account supporting detail relevant to the Borrowing Base calculation as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request.  If Accounts in an aggregate face amount of $5,000,000 or more cease to be Eligible Accounts or Eligible Due from Agent Accounts, the Borrowers shall notify the Administrative Agent of such occurrence promptly (and in any event within three Business Days) after any Responsible Officer of Lead Borrower has actual knowledge thereof.

(c)Maintenance of Dominion Account.  Within ninety (90) days (or such later date as Administrative Agent may agree in its reasonable discretion) of the Closing Date (or, with respect to any Deposit Account other than Excluded Accounts opened following the Closing Date, within sixty (60) days (or such later date as the Administrative Agent may agree in its reasonable discretion) of the opening or establishment of such Deposit Account or the date any Person becomes a Credit Party hereunder), (i) each Credit Party shall cause each bank or other depository institution at which any Deposit Account other than any Excluded Account is maintained, to enter into a Deposit Account Control Agreement that provides for such bank or other depository institution to transfer to the Dominion Account, on a daily basis, all balances in each Deposit Account other than any Excluded Account maintained by any Credit Party with such depository institution for application to the Obligations then outstanding following the receipt by such bank or other depository institution of a Liquidity Notice (it being understood that the Administrative Agent shall reasonably promptly deliver a copy of such Liquidity Notice to Lead Borrower), (ii) each Credit Party irrevocably appoints the Administrative Agent as such Credit Party’s attorney-in-fact to collect such balances during a Liquidity Period to the extent any such delivery is not so made and (iii) each Credit Party shall instruct each Account Debtor to make all payments with respect to ABL Collateral into Deposit Accounts subject to Deposit Account Control Agreements, or the Credit Parties shall promptly direct any such payments into Deposit Accounts subject to Deposit Account Control Agreements (it being understood that it shall not be a Default or Event of Default if any such payments are deposited in an Excluded Account pursuant to clause (v) of the definition thereof). Notwithstanding anything in any Credit Document to the contrary, the Agents agree to rescind each Liquidity Notice and any notice of exclusive control or sole control (or other similar notice) previously delivered to any bank or other depository institution pursuant to this clause (c) or any other provision in the Credit Documents promptly after the end of the Liquidity Period or Event of Default resulting in the delivery of such notice.

(d)Proceeds of Collateral.  If any Borrower receives cash or any check, draft or other item of payment payable to a Borrower with respect to any Collateral, it shall hold the same in trust for the Administrative Agent and promptly deposit the same into any such Deposit Account or the Dominion Account (it being understood that it shall not be a Default or Event of Default if any such payments are deposited in an Excluded Account to the extent permitted by the definition of Excluded Accounts).

(e)Administration of Deposit Accounts.  Schedule 9.17(a) sets forth all Deposit Accounts (other than Excluded Accounts) maintained by the Credit Parties, including, to the extent maintained as of the Closing Date, the Dominion Account, as of the Closing Date.  Subject to Section 9.17(c), each Credit Party shall take all actions necessary to establish the Administrative Agent’s control (within the meaning of the UCC) over each such Deposit

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Account other than Excluded Accounts at all times.  Each Credit Party shall be the sole account holder of each Deposit Account and shall not allow any other Person (other than the Administrative Agent, the First Lien Term Agent, the Second Lien Term Agent and any agent under any First Lien Incremental Equivalent/Refinancing Debt and Second Lien Incremental Equivalent/Refinancing Debt, and the applicable depositary bank) to have control over a Deposit Account or any deposits therein.  Lead Borrower shall within 30 days notify the Administrative Agent of any opening or closing of a Deposit Account (other than any Excluded Accounts), and shall not open any Deposit Accounts (other than any Excluded Accounts) at a bank not reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent (it being acknowledged that all banks set forth on Schedule 9.17 are acceptable to the Administrative Agent).

(f)If Lead Borrower has not delivered to the Administrative Agent the Initial Field Exam and Initial Borrowing Base Certificate on or prior to the Closing Date (it being acknowledged and agreed that the delivery of the Initial Field Exam and the Initial Borrowing Base Certificate shall not be a condition precedent to the availability of any Credit Extension), Lead Borrower shall deliver the Initial Field Exam and the Initial Borrowing Base Certificate to the Administrative Agent no later than the 90th day following the Closing Date or such later date as the Administrative Agent shall agree in its Permitted Discretion (the date of the actual delivery of the Initial Field Exam and the Initial Borrowing Base Certificate herein referred to as the “Closing Date Borrowing Base Termination Date”).  

ARTICLE 10

 

Negative Covenants

Lead Borrower and each of the Restricted Subsidiaries (and Holdings in the case of Section 10.09(b)) hereby covenant and agree that on and after the Closing Date and so long as any Lender shall have any Commitment hereunder, any Loan or other Obligation hereunder (other than (i) any indemnification obligations arising hereunder which are not then due and payable and (ii) Secured Bank Product Obligations not then due) or any Letter of Credit shall remain outstanding (unless Cash Collateralized in an amount equal to 102% of the face amount thereof):

Section 10.01Liens.  The Borrowers will not, and will not permit any of the Restricted Subsidiaries to, create, incur, assume or suffer to exist any Lien upon or with respect to any property or assets (real or personal, tangible or intangible) of Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries, whether now owned or hereafter acquired; provided that the provisions of this Section 10.01 shall not prevent the creation, incurrence, assumption or existence of, or any filing in respect of, the following (Liens described below are herein referred to as “Permitted Liens”):

(i)Liens for Taxes, assessments or governmental charges or levies not overdue or Liens for Taxes being contested in good faith and by appropriate proceedings for which adequate reserves have been established in accordance with U.S. GAAP (or, for Foreign Subsidiaries, in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles that are applicable in their respective jurisdiction of organization);

(ii)Liens in respect of property or assets of Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries imposed by law, which were incurred in the ordinary course of business and do not secure Indebtedness for borrowed money, such as carriers’, warehousemen’s, contractors’, materialmen’s and mechanics’ liens and other similar Liens arising in the ordinary course of business, and which are being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings, which proceedings have the effect of preventing the forfeiture or sale of the property or assets, subject to any such Lien for which adequate reserves have been established in accordance with U.S. GAAP;

(iii)Liens (x) in existence on the Closing Date which are listed, and the property subject thereto described, in Schedule 10.01(iii) (or to the extent not listed on such Schedule 10.01(iii), where the principal amount of obligations secured by such Liens is less than $10,000,000 in the aggregate) and (y) Liens securing Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness in respect of any Indebtedness secured by the Liens referred to in clause (x);

(iv)(x) Liens created pursuant to the Credit Documents (including Liens securing Secured Bank Product Obligations), (y) Liens securing Obligations (as defined in the First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement) under the First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement and the credit documents related thereto and incurred pursuant to Section 10.04(i)(y), including Bank Products that are guaranteed or secured by the

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guarantees and security interests thereunder and (z) Liens securing Obligations (as defined in the Second Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement) under the Second Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement and the credit documents related thereto incurred pursuant to Section 10.04(i)(z); provided that in the case of Liens securing such Indebtedness under the First Lien Term Loan Credit Agreement and/or the Second Lien Credit Agreement, the First Lien Collateral Agent (or other applicable representative thereof on behalf of the holders of such Indebtedness) and/or the Second Lien Collateral Agent (or other applicable representative thereof on behalf of the holders of such Indebtedness) shall have entered into with the Administrative Agent and/or the Collateral Agent the Intercreditor Agreement;

(v)leases, subleases, licenses or sublicenses (including licenses or sublicenses of Intellectual Property) granted to other Persons not materially interfering with the conduct of the business of Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries;

(vi)Liens (x) upon assets of Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries securing Indebtedness permitted by Section 10.04(iii); provided that such Liens do not encumber any asset of Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries other than the assets acquired with such Indebtedness and after-acquired property that is affixed or incorporated into such assets and proceeds and products thereof; provided that individual financings of equipment provided by one lender may be cross collateralized to other financings of equipment provided by such lender on customary terms and (y) Liens securing Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness in respect of any Indebtedness secured by the Liens referred to in clause (x);

(vii)[reserved];

(viii)easements, rights-of-way, restrictions (including zoning and other land use restrictions), covenants, licenses, encroachments, protrusions and other similar charges or encumbrances and minor title deficiencies, which in the aggregate do not materially interfere with the conduct of the business of Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries;

(ix)Liens arising from precautionary UCC or other similar financing statement filings regarding operating leases or consignments entered into in the ordinary course of business;

(x)attachment and judgment Liens, to the extent and for so long as the underlying judgments and decrees do not constitute an Event of Default pursuant to Section 11.09;

(xi)statutory and common law landlords’ liens under leases to which Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries is a party;

(xii)Liens (other than Liens imposed under ERISA) incurred in the ordinary course of business in connection with workers’ compensation claims, unemployment insurance and social security benefits and Liens securing the performance of bids, tenders, leases and contracts in the ordinary course of business, statutory obligations, surety, stay, customs or appeal bonds, performance bonds and other obligations of a like nature (including (i) those to secure health, safety and environmental obligations and (ii) those required or requested by any Governmental Authority other than letters of credit) incurred in the ordinary course of business;

(xiii)Permitted Encumbrances;

(xiv)(A) Liens on property or assets (other than Accounts or Inventory, unless such Liens are expressly made junior to the Liens in favor of the Administrative Agent) acquired pursuant to a Permitted Acquisition, or on property or assets of a Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower in existence at the time such Restricted Subsidiary is acquired pursuant to a Permitted Acquisition; provided that (x) any Indebtedness that is secured by such Liens is permitted to exist under Section 10.04, and (y) such Liens are not incurred in connection with, or in contemplation or anticipation of, such Permitted Acquisition and do not attach to any other asset of Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries and (B) Liens securing

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Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness in respect of Indebtedness in respect of any Indebtedness secured by the Liens referred to in clause (A);

(xv)deposits or pledges to secure bids, tenders, contracts (other than contracts for the repayment of borrowed money), leases, statutory obligations, surety, stay, customs and appeal bonds and other obligations of like nature (including (i) those to secure health, safety and environmental obligations and (ii) those required or requested by any Governmental Authority other than letters of credit), and as security for the payment of rent, in each case arising in the ordinary course of business;

(xvi)Liens on assets of Foreign Subsidiaries securing Indebtedness of Foreign Subsidiaries permitted pursuant to Section 10.04(viii);

(xvii)any interest or title of, and any Liens created by, a lessor, sublessor, licensee, sublicensee, licensor or sublicensor under any lease, sublease, license or sublicense agreement (including software and other technology licenses) in the ordinary course of business;

(xviii)Liens on property subject to Sale-Leaseback Transactions to the extent such Sale-Leaseback Transactions are permitted by Section 10.02(xii);

(xix)any encumbrances or restrictions (including, without limitation, put and call agreements) with respect to the Equity Interests of any joint venture permitted by the terms of this Agreement arising pursuant to the agreement evidencing such joint venture;

(xx)Liens in favor of any Credit Party securing intercompany Indebtedness permitted by Section 10.05; provided that any Liens securing Indebtedness that is required to be subordinated pursuant to Section 10.05 shall be subordinated to the Liens created pursuant to the Security Documents;

(xxi)Liens on specific items of inventory or other goods (and proceeds thereof) of any Person securing such Person’s obligations in respect of bankers’ acceptances or letters of credit issued or created for the account of such Person to facilitate the purchase, shipment or storage of such inventory or other goods, and pledges or deposits in the ordinary course of business;

(xxii)Liens on insurance policies and the proceeds thereof (whether accrued or not) and rights or claims against an insurer, in each case securing insurance premium financings permitted under Section 10.04(x);

(xxiii)Liens that may arise on inventory or equipment of Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries in the ordinary course of business as a result of such inventory or equipment being located on premises owned by Persons other than Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries;

(xxiv)Liens in favor of customs and revenue authorities arising as a matter of law to secure payment of customs duties in connection with the importation of goods in the ordinary course of business;

(xxv)Liens (i) of a collection bank arising under Section 4-210 of the UCC (or similar provisions of other applicable laws) on items in the course of collection, (ii) attaching to commodity trading accounts or other commodities brokerage accounts incurred in the ordinary course of business and (iii) in favor of a banking or other financial institution arising as a matter of law or under customary general terms and conditions encumbering deposits (including the right of set-off) and which are within the general parameters customary in the banking industry;

(xxvi)Liens deemed to exist in connection with Investments in repurchase agreements permitted under Section 10.05(ii); provided that such Liens do not extend to any assets other than those that are the subject of such repurchase agreement;

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(xxvii)Liens that are contractual rights of set-off (i) relating to the establishment of depository relations with banks or other financial institutions not given in connection with the incurrence or issuance of Indebtedness, (ii) relating to pooled deposit or sweep accounts of Lead Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary to permit satisfaction of overdraft or similar obligations incurred in the ordinary course of business of Lead Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary or (iii) relating to purchase orders and other agreements entered into with customers of Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries in the ordinary course of business;

(xxviii)Liens attaching solely to cash earnest money deposits in connection with any letter of intent or purchase agreement in connection with a Permitted Acquisition or other Investment permitted hereunder;

(xxix)other Liens (other than Liens on Accounts or Inventory, unless such Liens are expressly made junior to the Liens in favor of the Administrative Agent) to the extent securing liabilities with a principal amount not in excess of the greater of $78,000,000 and 6.50% of Consolidated Total Assets (measured at the time of incurrence) in the aggregate at any time outstanding;

(xxx)Liens on Collateral securing obligations in respect of Indebtedness permitted by Section 10.04(xxvii); provided that the applicable representative in respect of any such obligations (on behalf of the holders of such obligations) shall have entered into the Intercreditor Agreement with the Administrative Agent and/or Collateral Agent;

(xxxi)cash deposits with respect to any First Lien Incremental Equivalent/Refinancing Debt or Second Lien Incremental/Equivalent Refinancing Debt or any Permitted Junior Debt or any other Indebtedness, in each case to the extent permitted by Section 10.07;

(xxxii)Liens on accounts receivable sold in connection with the sale or discount of accounts receivable permitted by Section 10.02(iv);

(xxxiii)Liens arising out of conditional sale, title retention, consignment or similar arrangements for sale of goods entered into by Lead Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary in the ordinary course of business;

(xxxiv)Liens encumbering reasonable customary initial deposits and margin deposits and similar Liens attaching to commodity trading accounts or other brokerage accounts incurred in the ordinary course of business and not for speculative purposes;

(xxxv)(i) zoning, building, entitlement and other land use regulations by Governmental Authorities with which the normal operation of the business of Lead Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries complies, and (ii) any zoning or similar law or right reserved to or vested in any Governmental Authority to control or regulate the use of any real property that does not materially interfere with the ordinary conduct of the business of Lead Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary;

(xxxvi)deposits made in the ordinary course of business to secure liability to insurance carriers;

(xxxvii)receipt of progress payments and advances from customers in the ordinary course of business to the extent the same creates a Lien on the related inventory and proceeds thereof;

(xxxviii)so long as no Default has occurred and is continuing at the time of granting such Liens, Liens on cash deposits in an aggregate amount not to exceed the greater of $16,875,000 and 1.50% of Consolidated Total Assets (measured at the time of incurrence) in the aggregate at any time outstanding securing any Swap Contracts permitted hereunder;

(xxxix)Liens arising in connection with any Qualified Securitization Transaction or Receivables Facility with respect to which the Securitization Assets or Receivables Assets, as applicable, subject thereto consist solely of assets originated by one or more Foreign Subsidiaries;

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(xl)customary Liens granted in favor of a trustee to secure fees and other amounts owing to such trustee under an indenture or other agreement pursuant to which Indebtedness not prohibited by the indenture is issued (including the indenture under which the notes are to be issued);

(xli)leases and subleases of real property that do not materially interfere with the ordinary conduct of the business of Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries; and

(xlii)Liens on cash or Cash Equivalents (and the related escrow accounts) in connection with the issuance into (and pending the release from) escrow of any First Lien Incremental/Equivalent Debt in the form of Notes or Second Lien Incremental/Equivalent Debt or Permitted Junior Debt in the form of notes.

In connection with the granting of Liens of the type described in this Section 10.01 by Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries, the Administrative Agent and the Collateral Agent shall be authorized to take any actions deemed appropriate by it in connection therewith (including, without limitation, by executing appropriate lien releases or lien subordination agreements in favor of the holder or holders of such Liens, in either case solely with respect to the item or items of equipment or other assets subject to such Liens).

Section 10.02Consolidation, Merger, or Sale of Assets, etc.  The Borrowers will not, and will not permit any of the Restricted Subsidiaries to, wind up, liquidate or dissolve its affairs or enter into any partnership, joint venture, or transaction of merger or consolidation, or convey, sell, lease or otherwise dispose of all or any part of its property or assets, or enter into any Sale-Leaseback Transaction, except that:

(i)any Investment permitted by Section 10.05 may be structured as a merger, consolidation or amalgamation;

(ii)Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries may sell assets (including Equity Interests), so long as (x) Lead Borrower or the respective Restricted Subsidiary receives at least fair market value (as determined in good faith by Lead Borrower or such Restricted Subsidiary, as the case may be) and (y) in the case of any single transaction that involves assets (including Equity Interests) having a fair market value of more than the greater of $11,250,000 and 1.00% of Consolidated Total Assets (measured at the time of such sale), at least 75% of the consideration received by Lead Borrower or such Restricted Subsidiary shall be in the form of cash, Cash Equivalents or, subject to the proviso below, Designated Non-cash Consideration (taking into account the amount of cash and Cash Equivalents, the principal amount of any promissory notes and the fair market value, as determined by Lead Borrower or such Restricted Subsidiary, as the case may be, in good faith, of any other consideration (including Designated Non-cash Consideration)) and is paid at the time of the closing of such sale; provided, however, that for purposes of this clause (y), the following shall be deemed to be cash:  (A) any liabilities (as shown on Lead Borrower’s or such Restricted Subsidiary’s most recent balance sheet provided hereunder or in the footnotes thereto) of Lead Borrower or such Restricted Subsidiary (other than liabilities that are by their terms subordinated to the Obligations) that are assumed by the transferee with respect to the applicable disposition and for which Lead Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries shall have been validly released by all applicable creditors in writing, (B) any securities, notes, other obligations or assets received by such Borrower or such Restricted Subsidiary from such transferee that are converted by such Borrower or such Restricted Subsidiary into cash or Cash Equivalents (to the extent of the cash or Cash Equivalents received in the conversion) within 180 days following the closing of the applicable asset sale, (C) consideration consisting of Indebtedness of Lead Borrower or such Restricted Subsidiary that is not Subordinated Indebtedness received from such transferee, (D) accounts receivable of a business retained by Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries, as the case may be, following the sale of such business; provided that such accounts receivable (1) are not past due more than 90 days and (2) do not have a payment date greater than 120 days from the date of the invoices creating such accounts receivable and (E) any Designated Non-cash Consideration received by Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries in such asset sale having an aggregate fair market value, taken together with all other Designated Non-cash Consideration received pursuant to this clause (y) that is at that time outstanding, not to exceed the greater of $54,000,000 and 4.50% of Consolidated Total Assets (measured at the time of the receipt of such Designated Non-cash Consideration) (with the fair market value of each item of Designated Non-cash Consideration being measured at the time received and without giving effect to subsequent changes in value);

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(iii)each of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries may lease (as lessee) or license (as licensee) real or personal property (so long as any such lease or license does not create a Capitalized Lease Obligation except to the extent permitted by Section 10.04(iii));

(iv)each of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries may sell or discount, in each case in the ordinary course of business, accounts receivable arising in the ordinary course of business, but only in connection with the compromise or collection thereof and not as part of any financing transaction;

(v)each of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries may grant licenses, sublicenses, leases or subleases to other Persons not materially interfering with the conduct of the business of Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries, including of Intellectual Property;

(vi)(w) any Domestic Subsidiary of Lead Borrower may be merged, consolidated, dissolved, amalgamated or liquidated with or into a Borrower (so long as the surviving Person of such merger, consolidation, dissolution, amalgamation or liquidation is a corporation, limited liability company or limited partnership organized or existing under the laws of the United States of America, any state thereof or the District of Columbia and, if such surviving Person is not a Borrower, such Person expressly assumes, in writing, all the obligations of a Borrower under the Credit Documents pursuant to an assumption agreement in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent) or any Subsidiary Guarantor (so long as the surviving Person of such merger, consolidation, dissolution, amalgamation or liquidation is a Wholly-Owned Domestic Subsidiary of a Borrower, is a corporation, limited liability company or limited partnership and is or becomes a Subsidiary Guarantor concurrently with such merger, consolidation or liquidation), (x) any Excluded Subsidiary (other than an Unrestricted Subsidiary) of a Borrower may be merged, consolidated, dissolved, amalgamated or liquidated with or into any other Excluded Subsidiary (other than an Unrestricted Subsidiary) of a Borrower and (y) any Excluded Subsidiary (other than an Unrestricted Subsidiary) of a Borrower may be merged, consolidated, dissolved, amalgamated or liquidated with or into any Credit Party (so long as such Credit Party is the surviving corporation of such merger, consolidation, dissolution, amalgamation or liquidation); provided that any such merger, consolidation, dissolution, amalgamation or liquidation shall only be permitted pursuant to this clause (vi), so long as (I) no Event of Default then exists or would exist immediately after giving effect thereto and (II) any security interests granted to the Collateral Agent for the benefit of the Secured Creditors in the assets (and Equity Interests) of any such Person subject to any such transaction shall not be impaired in any material respect as a result of such merger, consolidation, amalgamation or liquidation;

(vii)any disposition of (i) Securitization Assets arising in connection with a Qualified Securitization Transaction or (ii) the Receivables Assets arising in connection with a Receivables Facility, in each case, permitted by Section 10.04(xxiv);

(viii)each of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries may make sales or leases of (A) inventory in the ordinary course of business, (B) goods held for sale in the ordinary course of business and (C) immaterial assets with a fair market value, in the case of this clause (C), of less than the greater of $11,250,000 and 1.00% of Consolidated Total Assets (measured at the time of such sale or lease, as applicable);

(ix)each of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries may sell or otherwise dispose of (i) outdated, obsolete, surplus or worn out property, in each case, in the ordinary course of business and (ii) property no longer used or useful in the conduct of the business of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries;

(x)each of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries may sell or otherwise dispose of assets acquired pursuant to a Permitted Acquisition so long as (x) such assets are not used or useful to the core or principal business of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries, (y) such assets have a fair market value not in excess of the greater of $21,000,000 and 1.75% of Consolidated Total Assets (measured at the time of such sale or other disposition), and (z) such assets are sold or otherwise disposed of on or prior to the first anniversary of the relevant Permitted Acquisition;

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(xi)in order to effect a sale, transfer or disposition otherwise permitted by this Section 10.02, a Restricted Subsidiary of Lead Borrower may be merged, amalgamated or consolidated with or into another Person, or may be dissolved or liquidated;

(xii)each of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries may effect Sale-Leaseback Transactions (a) involving real property acquired after the Closing Date and not more than 180 days prior to such Sale-Leaseback Transaction for cash and fair market value (as determined by Lead Borrower) or (b) with respect to any other Sale-Leaseback Transactions not described in subclause (xii)(a), having an aggregate fair market value not in excess of the greater of $11,250,000 and 1.00% of Consolidated Total Assets (measured at the time of such Sale-Leaseback Transaction);

(xiii)[reserved];

(xiv)each of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries may issue or sell Equity Interests in, or Indebtedness or other securities of, an Unrestricted Subsidiary;

(xv)each of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries may make transfers of property subject to casualty or condemnation proceedings upon the occurrence of the related Recovery Event;

(xvi)each of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries may abandon Intellectual Property rights in the ordinary course of business, in the exercise of its reasonable good faith judgment;

(xvii)each of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries may make voluntary terminations of or unwind Swap Contracts;

(xviii)each of Lead Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries may make dispositions resulting from foreclosures by third parties on properties of Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries and acquisitions by Lead Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries resulting from foreclosures by such Persons or properties of third parties;