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EXHIBIT 10.12

 

 

 

TERM LOAN AGREEMENT

Dated as of May 24, 2013

by and among

BROADSTONE NET LEASE, LLC,

as Borrower,

BROADSTONE NET LEASE, INC.

as Parent,

THE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS PARTY HERETO

AND THEIR ASSIGNEES UNDER SECTION 13.6.,

as Lenders,

and

REGIONS BANK,

as Administrative Agent

 

 

REGIONS CAPITAL MARKETS,

as sole Lead Arranger

and

as sole Bookrunner

 

 

 


TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Article I. Definitions

     1  

Section 1.1.             Definitions

     1  

Section 1.2.             General; References to Eastern Time

     24  

Section 1.3.             Financial Attributes of Non-Wholly Owned Subsidiaries

     25  

Article II. Credit Facility

     25  

Section 2.1.             [Intentionally Omitted]

     25  

Section 2.2.             Term Loans

     25  

Section 2.3.             [Intentionally Omitted]

     26  

Section 2.4.             Rates and Payment of Interest on Loans

     26  

Section 2.5.             Number of Interest Periods

     27  

Section 2.6.             Repayment of Loans

     27  

Section 2.7.             Prepayments

     27  

Section 2.8.             Continuation

     28  

Section 2.9.             Conversion

     28  

Section 2.10.           Notes

     28  

Section 2.11.           [Intentionally Omitted]

     29  

Section 2.12.           Extension of Termination Date

     29  

Section 2.13.           [Intentionally Omitted]

     29  

Section 2.14.           Additional Loans

     29  

Article III. Payments, Fees and Other General Provisions

     30  

Section 3.1.             Payments

     30  

Section 3.2.             Pro Rata Treatment

     31  

Section 3.3.             Sharing of Payments, Etc.

     31  

Section 3.4.             Several Obligations

     32  

Section 3.5.             Fees

     32  

Section 3.6.             Computations

     32  

Section 3.7.             Usury

     33  

Section 3.8.             Statements of Account

     33  

Section 3.9.             Defaulting Lenders

     33  

Section 3.10.           Taxes; Foreign Lenders

     34  

Article IV. Borrowing Base Properties

     36  

Section 4.1.             Eligibility of Properties

     36  

Section 4.2.             Release of Properties

     38  

Section 4.3.             Frequency of Calculations of Borrowing Base

     39  

Article V. Yield Protection, Etc.

     39  

Section 5.1.             Additional Costs; Capital Adequacy

     39  

Section 5.2.             Suspension of LIBOR Loans

     40  

Section 5.3.             Illegality

     41  

Section 5.4.             Compensation

     41  

Section 5.5.             Treatment of Affected Loans

     41  

Section 5.6.             Affected Lenders

     42  

Section 5.7.             Change of Lending Office

     43  

Section 5.8.             Assumptions Concerning Funding of LIBOR Loans

     43  

Article VI. Conditions Precedent

     43  

Section 6.1.             Initial Conditions Precedent

     43  

Section 6.2.             Conditions Precedent to All Credit Events

     45  

 

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Article VII. Representations and Warranties

     45  

Section 7.1.             Representations and Warranties

     45  

Section 7.2.             Survival of Representations and Warranties, Etc.

     52  

Article VIII. Affirmative Covenants

     52  

Section 8.1.             Preservation of Existence and Similar Matters

     52  

Section 8.2.             Compliance with Applicable Law

     52  

Section 8.3.             Maintenance of Property

     52  

Section 8.4.             Conduct of Business

     53  

Section 8.5.             Insurance

     53  

Section 8.6.             Payment of Taxes and Claims

     53  

Section 8.7.             Books and Records; Inspections

     53  

Section 8.8.             Use of Proceeds

     54  

Section 8.9.             Environmental Matters

     54  

Section 8.10.           Further Assurances

     54  

Section 8.11.           Material Contracts

     54  

Section 8.12.           Additional Guarantors

     55  

Section 8.13.           REIT Status

     55  

Section 8.14.           Derivatives Contract

     55  

Article IX. Information

     56  

Section 9.1.             Quarterly Financial Statements

     56  

Section 9.2.             Year-End Statements

     56  

Section 9.3.             Compliance Certificate

     56  

Section 9.4.             Other Information

     57  

Section 9.5.             Electronic Delivery of Certain Information

     59  

Section 9.6.             USA Patriot Act Notice; Compliance

     59  

Article X. Negative Covenants

     60  

Section 10.1.           Financial Covenants

     60  

Section 10.2.           Negative Pledge

     61  

Section 10.3.           Restrictions on Intercompany Transfers

     62  

Section 10.4.           Merger, Consolidation, Sales of Assets and Other Arrangements

     63  

Section 10.5.           Plans

     63  

Section 10.6.           Fiscal Year

     63  

Section 10.7.           Modifications of Organizational Documents and Material Contracts

     63  

Section 10.8.           Transactions with Affiliates

     64  

Section 10.9.           Environmental Matters

     64  

Section 10.10.         Derivatives Contracts

     64  

Article XI. Default

     64  

Section 11.1.           Events of Default

     64  

Section 11.2.           Remedies Upon Event of Default

     68  

Section 11.3.           [Intentionally Omitted]

     69  

Section 11.4.           Marshaling; Payments Set Aside

     69  

Section 11.5.           Allocation of Proceeds

     69  

Section 11.6.           [Intentionally Omitted]

     69  

Section 11.7.           Performance by Administrative Agent

     69  

Section 11.8.           Rights Cumulative

     70  

Article XII. The Administrative Agent

     70  

Section 12.1.           Appointment and Authorization

     70  

Section 12.2.           Regions as Lender

     71  

 

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Section 12.3.           Reserved

     71  

Section 12.4.           Notice of Events of Default

     72  

Section 12.5.           Administrative Agent’s Reliance

     72  

Section 12.6.           Indemnification of Administrative Agent

     72  

Section 12.7.           Lender Credit Decision, Etc.

     73  

Section 12.8.           Successor Administrative Agent

     74  

Article XIII. Miscellaneous

     74  

Section 13.1.           Notices

     74  

Section 13.2.           Expenses

     75  

Section 13.3.           Stamp, Intangible and Recording Taxes

     76  

Section 13.4.           Setoff

     76  

Section 13.5.           Litigation; Jurisdiction; Other Matters; Waivers

     77  

Section 13.6.           Successors and Assigns

     78  

Section 13.7.           Amendments and Waivers

     81  

Section 13.8.           Nonliability of Administrative Agent and Lenders

     83  

Section 13.9.           Confidentiality

     83  

Section 13.10.         Indemnification

     84  

Section 13.11.         Termination; Survival

     86  

Section 13.12.         Severability of Provisions

     86  

Section 13.13.         GOVERNING LAW

     86  

Section 13.14.         Counterparts

     86  

Section 13.15.         Obligations with Respect to Loan Parties and Subsidiaries

     86  

Section 13.16.         Independence of Covenants

     87  

Section 13.17.         Limitation of Liability

     87  

Section 13.18.         Entire Agreement

     87  

Section 13.19.         Construction

     87  

Section 13.20.         Headings

     87  

Section 13.21.         Existing Credit Agreement

     87  

 

SCHEDULE I

  

Commitments

SCHEDULE 1.1.

  

List of Loan Parties

SCHEDULE 4.1.

  

Initial Borrowing Base Properties and Unencumbered Mortgage Receivables

SCHEDULE 7.1.(b)

  

Ownership Structure

SCHEDULE 7.1.(f)

  

Properties

SCHEDULE 7.1.(g)

  

Indebtedness and Guaranties

SCHEDULE 7.1.(h)

  

Material Contracts

SCHEDULE 7.1.(i)

  

Litigation

SCHEDULE 7.1.(r)

  

Affiliate Transactions

EXHIBIT A

  

Form of Assignment and Assumption Agreement

EXHIBIT B

  

Form of Borrowing Base Certificate

EXHIBIT C

  

Form of Guaranty

EXHIBIT D

  

Form of Notice of Continuation

EXHIBIT E

  

Form of Notice of Conversion

EXHIBIT F

  

Form of Term Note

EXHIBIT G

  

Form of Compliance Certificate

EXHIBIT H

  

Form of Notice of Term Loan Borrowing

 

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THIS TERM LOAN AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”) dated as of May 24, 2013 by and among BROADSTONE NET LEASE, LLC, a limited liability company formed under the laws of the State of New York (the “Borrower”), BROADSTONE NET LEASE, INC., a corporation formed under the laws of the State of Maryland (the “Parent”), each of the financial institutions initially a signatory hereto together with their successors and assignees under Section 13.6. (the “Lenders”) and REGIONS BANK, as Administrative Agent (together with its successors and assigns, the “Administrative Agent”) with REGIONS CAPITAL MARKETS, as sole Lead Arranger and as sole Bookrunner.

WHEREAS, the Lenders desire to make available to the Borrower a term loan facility in an initial amount of $50,000,000 on the terms and conditions contained herein.

NOW, THEREFORE, for good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged by the parties hereto, the parties hereto agree as follows:

ARTICLE I. DEFINITIONS

Section 1.1. Definitions.

In addition to terms defined elsewhere herein, the following terms shall have the following meanings for the purposes of this Agreement:

Accession Agreement” means an Accession Agreement substantially in the form of Annex I to the Guaranty.

Additional Costs” has the meaning given that term in Section 5.1. (b).

Adjusted EBITDA” means, for any given period, (a) EBITDA of the Parent and its Subsidiaries determined on a consolidated basis for such period, minus (b) Reserves for Replacements in respect of Properties that are subject to a Tenant Lease that is not a Triple Net Lease.

Adjusted LIBOR” means, with respect to each Interest Period for a LIBOR Loan, the rate per annum obtained by dividing (a) LIBOR for such Interest Period, by (b) an amount equal to (i) one, minus (ii) the Applicable Reserve Requirement.

Administrative Agent” means Regions Bank, or any successor Administrative Agent appointed pursuant to Section 12.8.

Administrative Questionnaire” means the Administrative Questionnaire completed by each Lender and delivered to the Administrative Agent in a form supplied by the Administrative Agent to the Lenders from time to time.

Affiliate” means, with respect to a specified Person, another Person that directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, Controls or is Controlled by or is under common Control with the Person specified. In no event shall the Administrative Agent or any Lender be deemed to be an Affiliate of the Borrower.

Agreement Date” means the date as of which this Agreement is dated.

Applicable Law” means all applicable international, foreign, federal, state and local statutes, treaties, rules, guidelines, regulations, ordinances, codes, executive orders, and administrative or judicial


precedents or authorities, including the interpretation or administration thereof by any Governmental Authority charged with the enforcement, interpretation or administration thereof, and all applicable administrative orders, directed duties, licenses, authorizations and permits of, and agreements with, any Governmental Authority, in each case whether or not having the force of law.

Applicable Margin” means:

(a)    Prior to the Investment Grade Rating Date, the percentage rate set forth below corresponding to the ratio of Total Outstanding Indebtedness to Total Market Value as determined in accordance with Section 10.1.(a):

 

Level

 

Ratio of Total

Outstanding

Indebtedness to Total

Market Value

  Applicable Margin for
LIBOR Loans
    Applicable
Margin for all
Base Rate Loans
 

1

 

Less than or equal to 0.45 to 1.00

    1.750     0.750

2

 

Greater than 0.45 to 1.00 but less than or equal to 0.50 to 1.00

    1.950     0.950

3

 

Greater than 0.50 to 1.00 but less than or equal to 0.55 to 1.00

    2.200     1.200

4

 

Greater than 0.55 to 1.00

    2.500     1.500

The Applicable Margin for Loans shall be determined by the Administrative Agent from time to time, based on the ratio of Total Outstanding Indebtedness to Total Market Value as set forth in the Compliance Certificate most recently delivered by the Borrower pursuant to Section 9.3. Any adjustment to the Applicable Margin shall be effective as of the first day of the calendar month immediately following the month during which the Borrower delivers to the Administrative Agent the applicable Compliance Certificate pursuant to Section 9.3. If the Borrower fails to deliver a Compliance Certificate pursuant to Section 9.3., the Applicable Margin shall equal the percentages corresponding to Level 4 until the first day of the calendar month immediately following the month that the required Compliance Certificate is delivered. Subject to the immediately preceding sentence, for the period from the Effective Date through but excluding the first day of the calendar month immediately following the month during which the Borrower delivers to the Administrative Agent the applicable Compliance Certificate pursuant to Section 9.3., the Applicable Margin shall be determined based on Level 2. Thereafter, such Applicable Margin shall be adjusted from time to time as set forth in this definition. The provisions of this definition shall be subject to Section 2.4.(c).

(b)    On, and at all times after, the Investment Grade Rating Date, the percentage rate set forth in the table below corresponding to the level (each a “Level”) into which the Borrower’s Credit Rating then falls. Any change in the Borrower’s Credit Rating which would cause it to move to a different Level shall be effective as of the first day of the first calendar month immediately following receipt by the Administrative Agent of written notice delivered by the Borrower in accordance with Section 9.4.(q) that the Borrower’s Credit Rating has changed; provided, however, if the Borrower has not delivered the notice required by such Section but the Administrative Agent becomes aware that the Borrower’s Credit Rating has changed, then the Administrative Agent may, in its sole discretion, adjust the Level effective as of the first day of the first calendar month following the date

 

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the Administrative Agent becomes aware that the Borrower’s Credit Rating has changed. During any period that the Borrower has received two Credit Ratings that are not equivalent, the Applicable Margin shall be determined based on the higher of such Credit Ratings. During any period that the Borrower has received a Credit Rating from only one Rating Agency, then the Applicable Margin shall be based upon such Credit Rating (with Level 1 being the highest and Level 4 being the lowest). During any period after the Investment Grade Rating Date that the Borrower has not received a Credit Rating from either Rating Agency, the Applicable Margin shall be determined based on Level 4. The provisions of this clause shall be subject to Section 2.4.(c).

 

Level

 

Borrower’s Credit

Rating (S&P/Moody’s)

  Applicable Margin for
LIBOR Loans
    Applicable Margin for
all Base Rate Loans
 

1

 

BBB+/Baa1

    1.300     0.300

2

 

BBB/Baa2

    1.450     0.450

3

 

BBB-/Baa3

    1.800     0.800

4

 

Lower than BBB-/Baa3

    2.200     1.200

Applicable Mortgage Constant” means the mortgage constant for a 30-year loan bearing interest at a per annum rate equal to the greater of (a) the yield on a 10-year United States Treasury Note (as determined by the Administrative Agent) plus 2.50% and (b) 6.75%.

Applicable Reserve Requirement” means, at any time, for any LIBOR Loan, the maximum rate, expressed as a decimal, at which reserves (including any basic marginal, special, supplemental, emergency or other reserves) are required to be maintained with respect thereto against “Eurocurrency liabilities” (as such term is defined in Regulation D) under regulations issued from time to time by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System or other applicable banking regulator. Without limiting the effect of the foregoing, the Applicable Reserve Requirement shall reflect any other reserves that the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System or other applicable regulator require to be maintained by such member banks with respect to (a) any category of liabilities which includes deposits by reference to which Adjusted LIBOR or any other interest rate of a Loan is to be determined, or (b) any category of extensions of credit or other assets which include LIBOR Loans. A LIBOR Loan shall be deemed to constitute Eurocurrency liabilities and as such shall be deemed subject to reserve requirements without benefits of credit for proration, exceptions or offsets that may be available from time to time to the applicable Lender. The rate of interest on LIBOR Loans shall be adjusted automatically on and as of the effective date of any change in the Applicable Reserve Requirement.

Approved Fund” means any Fund that is administered, managed or underwritten by (a) a Lender, (b) an Affiliate of a Lender, or (c) an entity or an Affiliate of any entity that administers or manages a Lender.

Assignment and Assumption” means an Assignment and Assumption Agreement among a Lender, an Eligible Assignee and the Administrative Agent, substantially in the form of Exhibit A.

Bankruptcy Code” means the Bankruptcy Code of 1978, as amended.

Base Rate means for any day a fluctuating rate per annum equal to the highest of (a) the Federal Funds Rate in effect for such day plus 1/2 of 1%, (b) the Prime Rate in effect for such day and (c) Adjusted LIBOR on such day for an Interest Period of one (1) month plus 1.50% (or, if such day is not a Business Day, the immediately preceding Business Day). If for any reason the Administrative Agent shall have determined (which determination shall be conclusive absent manifest error) that it is unable, after due inquiry, to ascertain the Federal Funds Rate for any reason, including the inability or failure of

 

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the Administrative Agent to obtain sufficient quotations in accordance with the terms hereof, the Base Rate shall be determined without regard to clause (a) of the first sentence of this definition until the circumstances giving rise to such inability no longer exist. Any change in the Base Rate due to a change in Federal Funds Rate or the Prime Rate shall be effective on the effective date of such change in the Federal Funds Rate or the Prime Rate, respectively.

Base Rate Loan” means any portion of a Loan bearing interest at a rate based on the Base Rate.

Benefit Arrangement” means at any time an employee benefit plan within the meaning of Section 3(3) of ERISA which is not a Plan or a Multiemployer Plan and which is maintained or otherwise contributed to by any member of the ERISA Group.

Borrower” has the meaning set forth in the introductory paragraph hereof and shall include the Borrower’s successors and permitted assigns.

Borrower Information” has the meaning given that term in Section 2.4.(c).

Borrowing Base” means, at any time of determination, 57.5%, and, if the definition of “Borrowing Base” under the Existing Credit Agreement is at any time amended to increase the corresponding percentage in the definition of “Borrowing Base” in the Existing Credit Agreement to 60.0% (the “Borrowing Base Amendment”), then at all times thereafter whether or not the Existing Credit Agreement remains in effect, 60.0% of the sum of (i) the aggregate amount of the Unencumbered Eligible Property Values for all Borrowing Base Properties at such time plus (ii) the amount of Unencumbered Mortgage Receivables plus (iii) the amount of Unencumbered Cash; provided, however, that:

(a)    to the extent the amount of the Borrowing Base attributable to Borrowing Base Properties leased to a single tenant or a single group of affiliated tenants would exceed the applicable Tenant Percentage Limitation of the Borrowing Base, such excess shall be excluded;

(b)    to the extent the amount of the Borrowing Base attributable to Borrowing Base Properties located in the same Metropolitan Statistical Area would exceed the applicable Geographical Percentage Limitation of the Borrowing Base, such excess shall be excluded;

(c)    to the extent the amount of the Borrowing Base attributable to Borrowing Base Properties located in the same State or in the District of Columbia would exceed the applicable Geographical Percentage Limitation of the Borrowing Base, such excess shall be excluded;

(d)    to the extent the amount of the Borrowing Base attributable to Borrowing Base Properties that are used for the same use as convenience stores, restaurants, medical offices, retail, industrial or specialty office would exceed 50.0% of the Borrowing Base, such excess shall be excluded;

(e)    to the extent the amount of the Borrowing Base attributable to Borrowing Base Properties that are unoccupied would exceed 5.0% of the Borrowing Base, such excess shall be excluded;

(f)    in the case of an Unencumbered Mortgage Receivable, if the amount of Indebtedness secured by the Lien securing such Unencumbered Mortgage Receivable exceeds 65.0% of the Value of the property encumbered by such Lien, then the amount of the Borrowing Base attributable to such Unencumbered Mortgage Receivable shall be limited to 65.0% of the Value of such property; for purposes of this clause (f), the term “Value” means, with respect to a property encumbered by a Lien securing an Unencumbered Mortgage Receivable, the lesser of (i) the appraised value of such property or (ii) the Net Operating Income of such property for the period of four consecutive fiscal quarters most recently ended (or such shorter period as may be reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent) divided by the Capitalization Rate; and

 

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(g)    to the extent the amount of the Borrowing Base attributable to either Unencumbered Mortgage Receivables or Unencumbered Cash would exceed 10% of the Borrowing Base, such excess shall be excluded.

Borrowing Base Amendment” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of Borrowing Base.

Borrowing Base Asset means a Borrowing Base Property, an Unencumbered Mortgage Receivable or Unencumbered Cash.

Borrowing Base Certificate means a report in substantially the form of Exhibit B, certified by a Financial Officer of the Parent, setting forth the calculations required to establish the Unencumbered Eligible Property Value for each Borrowing Base Property and the Maximum Availability, and the amount of Unencumbered Mortgage Receivables and Unencumbered Cash, all as of a specified date, all in form and detail reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.

Borrowing Base Property means a Property owned by the Borrower or a Guarantor that is to be included in calculations of the Borrowing Base and the Net Operating Income of which is to be included in calculations of Unencumbered Eligible Property Value, pursuant to Section 4.1.; provided that, a Property shall not be included as a Borrowing Base Property if any Tenant Lease in respect of such Property shall cause the weighted average remaining term of all Tenant Leases in respect of all Borrowing Base Properties (weighted by Net Operating Income for the fiscal quarter most recently ended) to be less than 8 years. If at any time (i) a Property included as a Borrowing Base Property under Section 4.1(a) or (b) ceases to be an Eligible Property, (ii) a Property included as a Borrowing Base Property under Section 4.1(c) ceases to be an Eligible Property for any reason other than the Nonconforming Features (to the same extent and in the same manner (other than immaterial deviations therefrom) as such Nonconforming Features existed at the time of approval of such Property pursuant to Section 4.1(c)), or (iii) a Tenant Lease on such Property would cause the weighted average remaining term of all Tenant Leases in respect of all Borrowing Base Properties (weighted by Net Operating Income for the fiscal quarter most recently ended) to be less than 8 years, then such Property shall be excluded from determinations of the Borrowing Base and all Net Operating Income from such Property shall be excluded from calculations of Unencumbered Eligible Property Value.

Business Day” means (a) a day of the week (but not a Saturday, Sunday or holiday) on which the offices of the Administrative Agent in Atlanta, Georgia are open to the public for carrying on substantially all of the Administrative Agent’s business functions, and (b) if such day relates to a LIBOR Loan, any such day that is also a day on which dealings in Dollars are carried on in the London interbank market. Unless specifically referenced in this Agreement as a Business Day, all references to “days” shall be to calendar days.

Capitalization Rate” means 8.25%.

Capitalized Lease Obligation” means obligations under a lease (to pay rent or other amounts under any lease or other arrangement conveying the right to use property) that are required to be capitalized for financial reporting purposes in accordance with GAAP. The amount of a Capitalized Lease Obligation is the capitalized amount of such obligation as would be required to be reflected on a balance sheet of the applicable Person prepared in accordance with GAAP as of the applicable date.

 

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Compliance Certificate” has the meaning given that term in Section 9.3.

Consolidated Tangible Assets” means, at any time of determination, the total assets of the Parent and its Subsidiaries (excluding (i) any assets that would be classified as “intangible assets” under GAAP and (ii) depreciation and amortization) on a consolidated basis as of the end of the most recent fiscal quarter for which financial statements of the Parent are available, less all write-ups subsequent to the Effective Date in the book value of any asset.

Continue”, “Continuation” and “Continued” each refers to the continuation of a LIBOR Loan from one Interest Period to another Interest Period pursuant to Section 2.8.

Control” means the possession, directly or indirectly, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management or policies of a Person, whether through the ability to exercise voting power, by contract or otherwise. “Controlling” and “Controlled” have meanings correlative thereto.

Convert”, “Conversion” and “Converted” each refers to the conversion of a Loan of one Type into a Loan of another Type pursuant to Section 2.9.

Credit Event” means any of the following: (a) the making of any Loan, (b) the Conversion of a Base Rate Loan into a LIBOR Loan and (c) the Continuation of a LIBOR Loan.

Credit Rating” means the rating assigned by a Rating Agency to the senior unsecured long term Indebtedness of a Person.

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

Default” means any of the events specified in Section 11.1., whether or not there has been satisfied any requirement for the giving of notice, the lapse of time, or both.

Defaulting Lender” means, subject to Section 3.9.(f), any Lender that (a) has failed to (i) fund all or any portion of a Loan to be made by it within 2 Business Days of the date such Loan was required to be funded hereunder unless such Lender notifies the Administrative Agent and the 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 or any Lender any other amount required to be paid by it hereunder within 2 Business Days of the date when due, (b) has notified the 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 its Loan hereunder and states that such position is based on such Lender’s determination that a condition precedent to funding (which condition precedent, together with any applicable default, shall be specifically identified in such writing or public statement) cannot be satisfied), or (c) has, or has a direct or indirect parent company that has, (i) become the subject of a proceeding under any Debtor Relief Law, 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

 

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long as such ownership interest does not result in or provide such Lender with immunity from the jurisdiction of courts within the United States of America 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 (c) above shall be conclusive and binding absent manifest error, and such Lender shall be deemed to be a Defaulting Lender (subject to Section 3.9.(f)) upon delivery of written notice of such determination to the Borrower and each Lender.

Derivatives Contract” means (a) any transaction (including any master agreement, confirmation or other agreement with respect to any such transaction) now existing or hereafter entered into by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries (i) which is a rate swap transaction, swap option, basis swap, forward rate transaction, commodity swap, commodity option, equity or equity index swap, equity or equity index option, bond option, interest rate option, foreign exchange transaction, cap transaction, floor transaction, collar transaction, currency swap transaction, cross-currency rate swap transaction, currency option, credit protection transaction, credit swap, credit default swap, credit default option, total return swap, credit spread transaction, repurchase transaction, reverse repurchase transaction, buy/sell-back transaction, securities lending transaction, weather index transaction or forward purchase or sale of a security, commodity or other financial instrument or interest (including any option with respect to any of these transactions) or (ii) which is a type of transaction that is similar to any transaction referred to in clause (i) above that is currently, or in the future becomes, recurrently entered into in the financial markets (including terms and conditions incorporated by reference in such agreement) and which is a forward, swap, future, option or other derivative on one or more rates, currencies, commodities, equity securities or other equity instruments, debt securities or other debt instruments, economic indices or measures of economic risk or value, or other benchmarks against which payments or deliveries are to be made, and (b) any combination of these transactions.

Derivatives Termination Value means, in respect of any one or more Derivatives Contracts, after taking into account the effect of any legally enforceable netting agreement or provision relating thereto, (a) for any date on or after the date such Derivatives Contracts have been terminated or closed out, the termination amount or value determined in accordance therewith, and (b) for any date prior to the date such Derivatives Contracts have been terminated or closed out, the then-current mark-to-market value for such Derivatives Contracts, determined based upon one or more mid-market quotations or estimates provided by any recognized dealer in Derivatives Contracts (which may include the Administrative Agent, any Lender, or any Affiliate of any of them).

Development Property” means a Property currently under development that has not achieved an Occupancy Rate of 80.0% or more or, subject to the last sentence of this definition, on which the improvements (other than tenant improvements on unoccupied space) related to the development have not been completed. The term “Development Property” shall include real property of the type described in the immediately preceding sentence that satisfies both of the following conditions: (i) it is to be (but has not yet been) acquired by the Borrower, any Subsidiary or any Unconsolidated Affiliate upon completion of construction pursuant to a contract in which the seller of such real property is required to develop or renovate prior to, and as a condition precedent to, such acquisition and (ii) a third party is developing such property using the proceeds of a loan that is Guaranteed by, or is otherwise recourse to, the Borrower, any Subsidiary or any Unconsolidated Affiliate. A Development Property on which all improvements (other than tenant improvements on unoccupied space) related to the development of such Property have been completed for at least 12 months shall cease to constitute a Development Property notwithstanding the fact that such Property has not achieved an Occupancy Rate of at least 80.0%.

Dollars” or “$” means the lawful currency of the United States of America.

 

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EBITDA means, with respect to a Person for any period and without duplication, the sum of (a) net income (loss) of such Person for such period determined on a consolidated basis excluding the following (but only to the extent included in determining net income (loss) for such period): (i) depreciation and amortization; (ii) Interest Expense; (iii) income tax expense and franchise tax expense; (iv) extraordinary or nonrecurring items, including without limitation, gains and losses from the sale of operating Properties (but not from the sale of Properties developed for the purpose of sale); (v) equity in net income (loss) of its Unconsolidated Affiliates; and (vi) non-cash expenses related to mark to market exposure under Derivatives Contracts; plus (b) such Person’s Ownership Share of EBITDA of its Unconsolidated Affiliates. EBITDA shall be adjusted to remove any impact from straight line rent leveling adjustments required under GAAP and amortization of intangibles pursuant to FASB ASC 805. For purposes of this definition, nonrecurring items shall be deemed to include (x) gains and losses on early extinguishment of Indebtedness, (y) non-cash severance and other non-cash restructuring charges and (z) transaction costs of acquisitions not permitted to be capitalized pursuant to GAAP.

Effective Date” means the later of (a) the Agreement Date and (b) the date on which all of the conditions precedent set forth in Section 6.1. shall have been fulfilled or waived by all of the Lenders.

Eligible Assignee” means (a) a Lender, (b) an Affiliate of a Lender, (c) an Approved Fund and (d) any other Person (other than a natural person) approved by the Administrative Agent (such approval not to be unreasonably withheld or delayed); provided that notwithstanding the foregoing, “Eligible Assignee” shall not include (i) the Borrower or any of the Borrower’s Affiliates or Subsidiaries or (ii) any Defaulting Lender or any of its Subsidiaries, or any Person who upon becoming a Lender hereunder, would constitute any of the foregoing Persons described in this clause (ii).

Eligible Property” means a Property which satisfies all of the following requirements as confirmed by the Administrative Agent: (a) such Property is owned in fee simple, or leased under a Ground Lease, by the Borrower or a Wholly Owned Subsidiary of the Borrower; (b) such Property is located in a State of the contiguous United States of America, in the District of Columbia or in the States of Hawaii or Alaska; (c) regardless of whether such Property is owned by the Borrower or a Subsidiary of the Borrower, the Borrower has the right directly, or indirectly through a Subsidiary of the Borrower, to take the following actions without the need to obtain the consent of any Person: (i) to create Liens on such Property as security for Indebtedness of the Borrower or such Subsidiary, as applicable, and (ii) to sell, transfer or otherwise dispose of such Property; (d) no tenant of such Property is (i) subject to any proceeding under Debtor Relief Laws or (ii) more than 60 days past due on any rental obligation to the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries in respect of such Property; (e) all Tenant Leases in respect of such Property are Triple Net Leases; (f) such Property is not a Development Property and has been developed for office, including medical office, retail or industrial use; (g) neither such Property, nor if such Property is owned by a Wholly Owned Subsidiary of the Borrower, any of the Borrower’s direct or indirect ownership interest in such Wholly Owned Subsidiary, is subject to (i) any Lien other than Permitted Liens or (ii) any Negative Pledge not permitted under Section 10.2.(a)(ii); and (h) such Property is free of all structural defects, title defects, environmental conditions or other adverse matters except for defects, conditions or matters which are not individually or collectively material to the profitable operation of such Property.

Environmental Laws” means any Applicable Law relating to environmental protection or the manufacture, storage, remediation, disposal or clean-up of Hazardous Materials including, without limitation, the following: Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. § 7401 et seq.; Federal Water Pollution Control Act, 33 U.S.C. § 1251 et seq.; Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, 42 U.S.C. § 6901 et seq.; Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. § 9601 et seq.; National Environmental Policy Act, 42 U.S.C. § 4321 et seq.;

 

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regulations of the Environmental Protection Agency, any applicable rule of common law and any judicial interpretation thereof relating primarily to the environment or Hazardous Materials, and any analogous or comparable state or local laws, regulations or ordinances that concern Hazardous Materials or protection of the environment.

Equity Interest” means, with respect to any Person, any share of capital stock of (or other ownership or profit interests in) such Person, any warrant, option or other right for the purchase or other acquisition from such Person of any share of capital stock of (or other ownership or profit interests in) such Person, whether or not certificated, any security convertible into or exchangeable for any share of capital stock of (or other ownership or profit interests in) such Person or warrant, right or option for the purchase or other acquisition from such Person of such shares (or such other interests), and any other ownership or profit interest in such Person (including, without limitation, partnership, member or trust interests therein), whether voting or nonvoting, and whether or not such share, warrant, option, right or other interest is authorized or otherwise existing on any date of determination.

Equity Issuance” means any issuance or sale by a Person of any Equity Interest in such Person and shall in any event include the issuance of any Equity Interest upon the conversion or exchange of any security constituting Indebtedness that is convertible or exchangeable, or is being converted or exchanged, for Equity Interests.

ERISA” means the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as in effect from time to time.

ERISA Event” means, with respect to the ERISA Group, (a) any “reportable event” as defined in Section 4043 of ERISA with respect to a Plan (other than an event for which the 30-day notice period is waived); (b) the withdrawal of a member of the ERISA Group from a Plan subject to Section 4063 of ERISA during a plan year in which it was a “substantial employer” as defined in Section 4001(a)(2) of ERISA or a cessation of operations that is treated as such a withdrawal under Section 4062(e) of ERISA; (c) the incurrence by a member of the ERISA Group of any liability with respect to the withdrawal or partial withdrawal from any Multiemployer Plan; (d) the incurrence by any member of the ERISA Group of any liability under Title IV of ERISA with respect to the termination of any Plan or Multiemployer Plan; (e) the institution of proceedings to terminate a Plan or Multiemployer Plan by the PBGC; (f) the failure by any member of the ERISA Group to make when due required contributions to a Multiemployer Plan or Plan unless such failure is cured within 30 days or the filing pursuant to Section 412(c) of the Internal Revenue Code or Section 302(c) of ERISA of an application for a waiver of the minimum funding standard; (g) any other event or condition that might reasonably be expected to constitute grounds under Section 4042 of ERISA for the termination of, or the appointment of a trustee to administer, any Plan or Multiemployer Plan or the imposition of liability under Section 4069 or 4212(c) of ERISA; (h) the receipt by any member of the ERISA Group of any notice or the receipt by any Multiemployer Plan from any member of the ERISA Group of any notice, concerning the imposition of Withdrawal Liability or a determination that a Multiemployer Plan is, or is expected to be, insolvent (within the meaning of Section 4245 of ERISA), in reorganization (within the meaning of Section 4241 of ERISA), or in “critical” status (within the meaning of Section 432 of the Internal Revenue Code or Section 305 of ERISA); (i) the imposition of any liability under Title IV of ERISA, other than for PBGC premiums due but not delinquent under Section 4007 of ERISA, upon any member of the ERISA Group or the imposition of any Lien in favor of the PBGC under Title IV of ERISA; or (j) a determination that a Plan is, or is reasonably expected to be, in “at risk” status (within the meaning of Section 430 of the Internal Revenue Code or Section 303 of ERISA).

ERISA Group” means the Borrower, any Subsidiary and all members of a controlled group of corporations and all trades or businesses (whether or not incorporated) under common control, which, together with the Borrower or any Subsidiary, are treated as a single employer under Section 414 of the Internal Revenue Code.

 

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Event of Default” means any of the events specified in Section 11.1., provided that any requirement for notice or lapse of time or any other condition has been satisfied.

Excluded Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary (a) holding title to assets that are or are to become collateral for any Secured Indebtedness that is Nonrecourse Indebtedness of such Subsidiary and (b) that is prohibited from Guarantying the Indebtedness of any other Person pursuant to (i) any document, instrument, or agreement evidencing such Secured Indebtedness or (ii) a provision of such Subsidiary’s organizational documents which provision was included in such Subsidiary’s organizational documents as a condition to the extension of such Secured Indebtedness.

Existing Credit Agreement” means that certain Credit Agreement dated as of October 2, 2012 by and among the Parent, the Borrower, the financial institutions party thereto, Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company, as the administrative agent, and the other parties thereto.

Fair Market Value” means, (a) with respect to a security listed on a national securities exchange or the NASDAQ National Market, the price of such security as reported on such exchange or market by any widely recognized reporting method customarily relied upon by financial institutions and (b) with respect to any other property, the price which could be negotiated in an arm’s-length free market transaction, for cash, between a willing seller and a willing buyer, neither of which is under pressure or compulsion to complete the transaction.

FASB ASC” means the Accounting Standards Codification of the Financial Accounting Standards Board.

Federal Funds Rate” means, for any period, a fluctuating interest rate per annum equal for each day during such period to the weighted average of the rates on overnight Federal funds transactions with members of the Federal Reserve System arranged by Federal funds brokers, as published for such day (or, if such day is not a Business Day, for the immediately preceding Business Day) by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, or, if such rate is not so published for any day which is a Business Day, the average of the quotations for such day on such transactions received by the Administrative Agent from three Federal Funds brokers of recognized standing selected by the Administrative Agent.

Fees” means the fees and commissions provided for or referred to in Section 3.5. and any other fees payable by the Borrower hereunder or under any other Loan Document.

Financial Officer” means with respect to the Parent, the Borrower or any Subsidiary, the chief executive officer, the chief financial officer, the chief accounting officer, the chief operating officer, if any, and the vice president of capital markets of the Parent, the Borrower or such Subsidiary.

Fixed Charges means, with respect to a Person and for a given period, the sum, without duplication, of (a) the Interest Expense of such Person for such period, plus (b) the aggregate of all scheduled principal payments on Indebtedness made by such Person (including the Ownership Shares of such payments made by any Unconsolidated Affiliate of such Person) during such period (excluding balloon, bullet or similar payments of principal due upon the stated maturity of Indebtedness), plus (c) the aggregate of all Preferred Dividends paid or accrued by such Person (including the Ownership Share of such dividends paid or accrued by any Unconsolidated Affiliate of such Person) on any Preferred Equity during such period.

 

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Foreign Lender” means any Lender that is organized under the laws of a jurisdiction other than that in which the Borrower is resident for tax purposes. For purposes of this definition, the United States of America, each State thereof and the District of Columbia shall be deemed to constitute a single jurisdiction.

Fund” means any Person (other than a natural person) that is (or will be) engaged in making, purchasing, holding or otherwise investing in commercial loans and similar extensions of credit in the ordinary course of its business.

GAAP” means generally accepted accounting principles in the United States of America set forth in the opinions and pronouncements of the Accounting Principles Board of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and statements and pronouncements of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (including Statement of Financial Accounting Standards No. 168, “The FASB Accounting Standards Codification”) or in such other statements by such other entity as may be approved by a significant segment of the accounting profession in the United States of America, which are applicable to the circumstances as of the date of determination.

Geographical Percentage Limitation” means the percentage corresponding to the applicable period set forth below:

 

Period

   Geographical Percentage
Limitation

On or before December 31, 2013

   35.0%

After December 31, 2013

   25.0%

Governmental Approvals” means all authorizations, consents, approvals, licenses and exemptions of, registrations and filings with, and reports to, all Governmental Authorities.

Governmental Authority” means any national, state or local government (whether domestic or foreign), any political subdivision thereof or any other governmental, quasi-governmental, judicial, administrative, public or statutory instrumentality, authority, body, agency, bureau, commission, board, department or other entity (including, without limitation, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Comptroller of the Currency or the Federal Reserve Board, any central bank or any comparable authority) or any arbitrator with authority to bind a party at law.

Ground Lease” means a ground lease containing the following terms and conditions: (a) a remaining term (exclusive of any unexercised extension options) of 40 years or more from the Agreement Date; (b) the right of the lessee to mortgage and encumber its interest in the leased property without the consent of the lessor; (c) the obligation of the lessor to give the holder of any mortgage Lien on such leased property written notice of any defaults on the part of the lessee and agreement of such lessor that such lease will not be terminated until such holder has had a reasonable opportunity to cure or complete foreclosures, and fails to do so; (d) reasonable transferability of the lessee’s interest under such lease, including ability to sublease; and (e) such other rights customarily required by mortgagees making a loan secured by the interest of the holder of the leasehold estate demised pursuant to a ground lease.

Guarantor means any Person that is a party to the Guaranty as a “Guarantor” and shall in any event include the Parent.

Guaranty”, “Guaranteed” or to “Guarantee” as applied to any obligation means and includes: (a) a guaranty (other than by endorsement of negotiable instruments for collection in the ordinary course of business), directly or indirectly, in any manner, of any part or all of such obligation, or (b) an

 

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agreement, direct or indirect, contingent or otherwise, and whether or not constituting a guaranty, the practical effect of which is to assure the payment or performance (or payment of damages in the event of nonperformance) of any part or all of such obligation whether by: (i) the purchase of securities or obligations, (ii) the purchase, sale or lease (as lessee or lessor) of property or the purchase or sale of services primarily for the purpose of enabling the obligor with respect to such obligation to make any payment or performance (or payment of damages in the event of nonperformance) of or on account of any part or all of such obligation, or to assure the owner of such obligation against loss, (iii) the supplying of funds to or in any other manner investing in the obligor with respect to such obligation, (iv) repayment of amounts drawn down by beneficiaries of letters of credit, or (v) the supplying of funds to or investing in a Person on account of all or any part of such Person’s obligation under a Guaranty of any obligation or indemnifying or holding harmless, in any way, such Person against any part or all of such obligation. As the context requires, “Guaranty” shall also mean the guaranty executed and delivered pursuant to Section 6.1. and substantially in the form of Exhibit C.

Hazardous Materials” means all or any of the following: (a) substances that are defined or listed in, or otherwise classified pursuant to, any applicable Environmental Laws as “hazardous substances”, “hazardous materials”, “hazardous wastes”, “toxic substances” or any other formulation intended to define, list or classify substances by reason of deleterious properties such as ignitability, corrosivity, reactivity, carcinogenicity, reproductive toxicity, “TCLP toxicity”, or “EP toxicity”; (b) oil, petroleum or petroleum derived substances, natural gas, natural gas liquids or synthetic gas and drilling fluids, produced waters and other wastes associated with the exploration, development or production of crude oil, natural gas or geothermal resources; (c) any flammable substances or explosives or any radioactive materials; (d) asbestos in any form; (e) toxic mold; and (f) electrical equipment which contains any oil or dielectric fluid containing levels of polychlorinated biphenyls in excess of fifty parts per million.

Indebtedness” means, with respect to a Person, at the time of computation thereof, all of the following (without duplication): (a) all obligations of such Person in respect of money borrowed or for the deferred purchase price of property or services (excluding trade debt incurred in the ordinary course of business); (b) all obligations of such Person, whether or not for money borrowed (i) represented by notes payable, or drafts accepted, in each case representing extensions of credit, (ii) evidenced by bonds, debentures, notes or similar instruments, or (iii) constituting purchase money indebtedness, conditional sales contracts, title retention debt instruments or other similar instruments, upon which interest charges are customarily paid or that are issued or assumed as full or partial payment for property or for services rendered; (c) Capitalized Lease Obligations of such Person; (d) all reimbursement obligations (contingent or otherwise) of such Person under or in respect of any letters of credit or acceptances (whether or not the same have been presented for payment); (e) all Off-Balance Sheet Obligations of such Person; (f) all obligations of such Person to purchase, redeem, retire, defease or otherwise make any payment in respect of any Mandatorily Redeemable Stock issued by such Person or any other Person, valued at the greater of its voluntary or involuntary liquidation preference plus accrued and unpaid dividends; (g) all obligations of such Person in respect of any purchase obligation, repurchase obligation, takeout commitment or forward equity commitment, in each case evidenced by a binding agreement (excluding any such obligation to the extent the obligation can be satisfied by the issuance of Equity Interests (other than Mandatorily Redeemable Stock)); (h) net obligations under any Derivative Contract not entered into as a hedge against interest rate risk in respect of existing Indebtedness (which shall be deemed to have an amount equal to the Derivatives Termination Value thereof at such time but in no event shall be less than zero); and (i) all Indebtedness of other Persons which such Person has Guaranteed or is otherwise recourse to such Person (except for guaranties of customary exceptions for fraud, misapplication of funds, environmental indemnities, voluntary bankruptcy, collusive involuntary bankruptcy and other similar exceptions to non-recourse liability) or (j) all Indebtedness of another Person secured by (or for which the holder of such Indebtedness has an existing right, contingent or otherwise, to be secured by) any Lien on

 

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property or assets owned by such Person, even though such Person has not assumed or become liable for the payment of such Indebtedness or other payment obligation; and (k) such Person’s Ownership Share of the Indebtedness of any Unconsolidated Affiliate of such Person. Indebtedness of any Person shall include Indebtedness of any partnership or joint venture in which such Person is a general partner or joint venturer to the extent of such Person’s Ownership Share of such partnership or joint venture (except if such Indebtedness, or portion thereof, is recourse to such Person, in which case the greater of such Person’s Ownership Share of such Indebtedness or the amount of the recourse portion of the Indebtedness, shall be included as Indebtedness of such Person).

Intellectual Property” has the meaning given that term in Section 7.1.(s).

Interest Expense means, with respect to a Person and for any period, (a) all paid, accrued or capitalized interest expense (including, without limitation, capitalized interest expense (other than capitalized interest funded from a construction loan interest reserve account held by another lender and not included in the calculation of cash for balance sheet reporting purposes) and interest expense attributable to Capitalized Lease Obligations) of such Person and in any event shall include all letter of credit fees and all interest expense with respect to any Indebtedness in respect of which such Person is wholly or partially liable whether pursuant to any repayment, interest carry, performance guarantee or otherwise, plus (b) to the extent not already included in the foregoing clause (a), such Person’s Ownership Share of all paid, accrued or capitalized interest expense for such period of Unconsolidated Affiliates of such Person.

Interest Period” means with respect to each LIBOR Loan, each period commencing on the date such LIBOR Loan is made, or in the case of the Continuation of a LIBOR Loan the last day of the preceding Interest Period for such Loan, and ending on the numerically corresponding day in the first, second, third or sixth calendar month thereafter, as the Borrower may select in the Notice of Term Loan Borrowing, a Notice of Continuation or a Notice of Conversion, as the case may be, except that each Interest Period that commences on the last Business Day of a calendar month (or on any day for which there is no numerically corresponding day in the appropriate subsequent calendar month) shall end on the last Business Day of the appropriate subsequent calendar month. Notwithstanding the foregoing: (a) if any Interest Period would otherwise end after the Term Loan Maturity Date, such Interest Period shall end on the Term Loan Maturity Date; and (b) each Interest Period that would otherwise end on a day which is not a Business Day shall end on the immediately following Business Day (or, if such immediately following Business Day falls in the next calendar month, on the immediately preceding Business Day).

Interest Rate Determination Date” means, with respect to any Interest Period, the date that is two (2) Business Days prior to the first day of such Interest Period.

Internal Revenue Code” means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.

Investment” means, with respect to any Person, any acquisition or investment (whether or not of a controlling interest) by such Person, by means of any of the following: (a) the purchase or other acquisition of any Equity Interest in another Person, (b) a loan, advance or extension of credit to, capital contribution to, Guaranty of Indebtedness of, or purchase or other acquisition of any Indebtedness of, another Person, including any partnership or joint venture interest in such other Person, or (c) the purchase or other acquisition (in one transaction or a series of transactions) of assets of another Person that constitute the business or a division or operating unit of another Person. Any commitment to make an Investment in any other Person, as well as any option of another Person to require an Investment in such Person, shall constitute an Investment. Except as expressly provided otherwise, for purposes of determining compliance with any covenant contained in a Loan Document, the amount of any Investment shall be the amount actually invested, without adjustment for subsequent increases or decreases in the value of such Investment.

 

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Investment Grade Rating” means a Credit Rating of BBB-/Baa3 or higher from either S&P or Moody’s.

Investment Grade Rating Date” means, at any time after the Borrower has received an Investment Grade Rating from either Rating Agency, the date specified by the Borrower in a written notice to the Administrative Agent as the date on which Borrower irrevocably elects to have determinations of the Applicable Margin based on the Borrower’s Credit Rating.

Lender” means each financial institution from time to time party hereto as a “Lender”, together with its respective permitted successors and permitted assigns.

Lending Office” means, for each Lender and for each Type of Loan, the office of such Lender specified in such Lender’s Administrative Questionnaire or in the applicable Assignment and Assumption, or such other office of such Lender as such Lender may notify the Administrative Agent in writing from time to time.

Level” has the meaning given that term in the definition of the term “Applicable Margin.”

LIBOR” means, for any Interest Period with respect to a LIBOR Loan, the rate appearing on Reuters Screen LIBOR01 page (or any successor to or substitute for such service, providing rate quotations comparable to those currently provided on such service or if such page or service ceases to display such information from such other service or method as the Administrative Agent may select) at approximately 11:00 a.m., London time, two Business Days prior to the commencement of such Interest Period, as the rate for dollar deposits with a maturity comparable to such Interest Period.

LIBOR Loan” means any portion of a Loan (other than a Base Rate Loan) bearing interest at a rate based on LIBOR.

Lien” as applied to the property of any Person means: (a) any security interest, encumbrance, mortgage, deed to secure debt, deed of trust, assignment of leases and rents, pledge, lien, hypothecation, assignment, charge or lease constituting a Capitalized Lease Obligation, conditional sale or other title retention agreement, or other security title or encumbrance of any kind in respect of any property of such Person, or upon the income, rents or profits therefrom; (b) any arrangement, express or implied, under which any property of such Person is transferred, sequestered or otherwise identified for the purpose of subjecting the same to the payment of Indebtedness or performance of any other obligation in priority to the payment of the general, unsecured creditors of such Person; and (c) the filing of any financing statement under the UCC or its equivalent in any jurisdiction, other than any unauthorized filing or precautionary filing not otherwise constituting or giving rise to a Lien, including a financing statement filed (i) in respect of a lease not constituting a Capitalized Lease Obligation pursuant to Section 9-505 (or a successor provision) of the UCC or its equivalent as in effect in an applicable jurisdiction or (ii) in connection with a sale or other disposition of accounts or other assets not prohibited by this Agreement in a transaction not otherwise constituting or giving rise to a Lien.

Loan” means a Term Loan.

Loan Document” means this Agreement, each Note, the Guaranty and each other document or instrument now or hereafter executed and delivered by a Loan Party in connection with, pursuant to or relating to this Agreement.

 

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Loan Party” means each of the Borrower, the Parent and each other Guarantor.

Mandatorily Redeemable Stock” means, with respect to any Person, any Equity Interest of such Person which by the terms of such Equity Interest (or by the terms of any security into which it is convertible or for which it is exchangeable or exercisable), upon the happening of any event or otherwise, (a) matures or is mandatorily redeemable, pursuant to a sinking fund obligation or otherwise (other than an Equity Interest to the extent redeemable in exchange for common stock or other equivalent common Equity Interests at the option of the issuer of such Equity Interest), (b) is convertible into or exchangeable or exercisable for Indebtedness or Mandatorily Redeemable Stock, or (c) is redeemable at the option of the holder thereof, in whole or part (other than an Equity Interest which is redeemable solely in exchange for common stock or other equivalent common Equity Interests), in the case of each of clauses (a) through (c) on or prior to the date on which all Loans are scheduled to be due and payable in full.

Material Adverse Effect” means a materially adverse effect on (a) the business, assets, liabilities, condition (financial or otherwise), or results of operations of the Parent and its Subsidiaries taken as a whole, (b) the ability of the Parent, the Borrower or any other Loan Party to perform its obligations under any Loan Document to which it is a party, (c) the validity or enforceability of any of the Loan Documents, (d) the rights and remedies of the Lenders and the Administrative Agent under any of the Loan Documents or (e) the timely payment of the principal of or interest on the Loans or other amounts payable in connection therewith.

Material Contract” means any contract or other arrangement (other than Loan Documents), whether written or oral, to which the Borrower, any Subsidiary or any other Loan Party is a party as to which the breach, nonperformance, cancellation or failure to renew by any party thereto could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

Maximum Availability” means, at any time, the lesser of (a) the Borrowing Base at such time and (b) an amount equal to (i) (x) the Net Operating Income of all Borrowing Base Properties at such time minus (y) Reserves for Replacements for such Borrowing Base Properties to the extent any Tenant Lease thereof is not a Triple Net Lease plus (z) the amount of income attributable to all Unencumbered Mortgage Receivable for the immediately preceding period of four fiscal quarters (or if an Unencumbered Mortgage Receivables has been owned by the Borrower or a Subsidiary for a shorter period, the amount of income attributable to such Unencumbered Mortgage Receivables annualized in a manner acceptable to the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion) divided by (ii)(A) the Applicable Mortgage Constant times (B) 1.50.

Metropolitan Statistical Area” means a Metropolitan Statistical Area as listed in Budget Bulletin No. 09-01 issued by the Executive Office of the President of the United States of America, Office of Management and Budget.

Moody’s” means Moody’s Investors Service, Inc. and its successors.

Mortgage” means a mortgage, deed of trust, deed to secure debt or similar security instrument made by a Person owning an interest in real estate granting a Lien on such interest in real estate as security for the payment of Indebtedness.

Mortgage Receivable” means a promissory note secured by a Mortgage of which the Parent, the Borrower or another Subsidiary is the holder and retains the rights of collection of all payments thereunder.

 

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Multiemployer Plan” means at any time a multiemployer plan within the meaning of Section 4001(a)(3) of ERISA to which any member of the ERISA Group is then making or accruing an obligation to make contributions or has within the preceding six plan years made contributions, including for these purposes any Person which ceased to be a member of the ERISA Group during such six-year period.

Negative Pledge” means, with respect to a given asset, any provision of a document, instrument or agreement (other than any Loan Document) which prohibits or purports to prohibit the creation or assumption of any Lien on such asset as security for Indebtedness of the Person owning such asset or any other Person; provided, however, that an agreement that conditions a Person’s ability to encumber its assets upon the maintenance of one or more specified ratios that limit such Person’s ability to encumber its assets but that do not generally prohibit the encumbrance of its assets, or the encumbrance of specific assets, shall not constitute a Negative Pledge.

Net Operating Income” means, for any Property and for a given period, the sum of the following (without duplication and determined on a consistent basis with prior periods): (a) rents and other revenues received in the ordinary course from such Property (including proceeds from rent loss or business interruption insurance but excluding pre-paid rents and revenues and security deposits except to the extent applied in satisfaction of tenants’ obligations for rent) minus (b) all expenses paid (excluding interest but including an appropriate accrual for property taxes and insurance) related to the ownership, operation or maintenance of such Property, including but not limited to, property taxes, assessments and the like, insurance, utilities, payroll costs, maintenance, repair and landscaping expenses, marketing expenses, and general and administrative expenses (including an appropriate allocation for legal, accounting, advertising, marketing and other expenses incurred in connection with such Property, but specifically excluding general overhead expenses of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries and any management fees) minus (c) the greater of (i) the actual property management fee paid during such period with respect to such Property and (ii) an imputed management fee in an amount equal to the greater of the actual base management fee or 3% of the gross revenues for such Property for such period.

Net Proceeds” means with respect to an Equity Issuance by a Person, the aggregate amount of all cash and the Fair Market Value of all other property (other than securities of such Person being converted or exchanged in connection with such Equity Issuance) received by such Person in respect of such Equity Issuance net of investment banking fees, legal fees, accountants’ fees, underwriting discounts and commissions and other customary fees and expenses actually incurred by such Person in connection with such Equity Issuance.

Nonconforming Features” has the meaning given that term in Section 4.1(c).

Non-Defaulting Lender” means, at any time, each Lender that is not a Defaulting Lender at such time.

Nonrecourse Indebtedness” means, with respect to a Person (a) Indebtedness in respect of which recourse for payment (except for customary exceptions for fraud, misapplication of funds, environmental indemnities, voluntary bankruptcy, collusive involuntary bankruptcy and other similar customary exceptions to nonrecourse liability) is contractually limited to specific assets of such Person encumbered by a Lien securing such Indebtedness and (b) if such Person is a Single Asset Entity, any Indebtedness of such Person. For the avoidance of doubt, the parties confirm that Indebtedness of a Subsidiary that constitutes Nonrecourse Indebtedness shall not be considered to be Nonrecourse Indebtedness to the extent such Indebtedness is Guaranteed by the Parent or another Subsidiary of the Parent that is not an Excluded Subsidiary (except for any Guarantee of customary exceptions for fraud, misapplication of funds, environmental indemnities, voluntary bankruptcy, collusive involuntary bankruptcy and other similar customary exceptions to nonrecourse liability).

 

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Note” means a Term Note.

Notice of Continuation” means a notice substantially in the form of Exhibit D (or such other form reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent and containing the information required in such Exhibit) to be delivered to the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 2.8. evidencing the Borrower’s request for the Continuation of a LIBOR Loan.

Notice of Conversion” means a notice substantially in the form of Exhibit E (or such other form reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent and containing the information required in such Exhibit) to be delivered to the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 2.9. evidencing the Borrower’s request for the Conversion of a Loan from one Type to another Type.

Notice of Term Loan Borrowing” means a notice in the form of Exhibit H to be delivered to the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 2.2.(b) evidencing the Borrower’s request for the borrowing of the Term Loans.

Obligations” means, individually and collectively: (a) the aggregate principal balance of, and all accrued and unpaid interest on, all Loans and (b) all other indebtedness, liabilities, obligations, covenants and duties of the Borrower and the other Loan Parties owing to the Administrative Agent or any Lender of every kind, nature and description, under or in respect of this Agreement or any of the other Loan Documents, including, without limitation, the Fees and indemnification obligations, whether direct or indirect, absolute or contingent, due or not due, contractual or tortious, liquidated or unliquidated, and whether or not evidenced by any promissory note.

Occupancy Rate” means, with respect to a Property at any time, the ratio, expressed as a percentage, of (a) net rentable square footage of such Property actually occupied by non-Affiliate tenants paying rent at rates not materially less then rates generally prevailing at the time the applicable lease was entered into, pursuant to binding leases as to which no monetary default has occurred and has continued unremedied for 30 or more days to (b) the aggregate net rentable square footage of such Property. For purposes of this definition, a tenant shall be deemed to actually occupy a Property notwithstanding a temporary cessation of operations for renovations, repairs or other temporal reason.

Off-Balance Sheet Obligation” means the monetary obligation of a Person under (a) a so-called synthetic, off-balance sheet or tax retention lease, or (b) an agreement for the use or possession of property creating obligations that do not appear on the balance sheet of such Person but which, upon the insolvency or bankruptcy of such Person, would be characterized as the indebtedness of such Person (without regard to accounting treatment).

OFAC” has the meaning given that term in Section 7.1.(x).

Ownership Share” means, with respect to any Subsidiary of a Person (other than a Wholly Owned Subsidiary) or any Unconsolidated Affiliate of a Person, the greater of (a) such Person’s relative nominal direct and indirect ownership interest (expressed as a percentage) in such Subsidiary or Unconsolidated Affiliate or (b) such Person’s relative direct and indirect economic interest (calculated as a percentage) in such Subsidiary or Unconsolidated Affiliate determined in accordance with the applicable provisions of the declaration of trust, articles or certificate of incorporation, articles of organization, partnership agreement, joint venture agreement or other applicable organizational document of such Subsidiary or Unconsolidated Affiliate.

 

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Parent” has the meaning set forth in the introductory paragraph hereof and shall include the Parent’s successors and permitted assigns.

Participant” has the meaning given that term in Section 13.6.(d).

Participant Register” has the meaning given that term in Section 13.6.(d).

PBGC” means the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation and any successor agency.

Permitted Liens” means, with respect to any asset or property of a Person, (a)(i) Liens securing taxes, assessments and other charges or levies imposed by any Governmental Authority (excluding any Lien imposed pursuant to any of the provisions of ERISA or pursuant to any Environmental Laws) or (ii) the claims of materialmen, mechanics, carriers, warehousemen or landlords for labor, materials, supplies or rentals incurred in the ordinary course of business, which, in the case of clauses (a)(i) and (a)(ii), are not at the time required to be paid or discharged under Section 8.6.; (b) Liens consisting of deposits or pledges made, in the ordinary course of business, in connection with, or to secure payment of, obligations under workers’ compensation, unemployment insurance or similar Applicable Laws; (c) easements, zoning restrictions, rights of way and similar encumbrances (and, with respect to leasehold interests (other than leasehold interests in Eligible Properties), mortgages, obligations, liens and other encumbrances incurred, created, assumed or permitted to exist and arising by, through or under or asserted by a landlord or owner of leased property, with or without the consent of the lessee) on real property imposed by law or arising in the ordinary course of business that do not secure any monetary obligations and do not materially detract from the value of the affected property or impair the intended use thereof in any material respects and such title defects which may constitute Liens and are expressly permitted to exist with respect to an Eligible Property in accordance with clause (h) of the definition thereof; (d) leases, subleases or non-exclusive licenses granted to others not interfering with the ordinary conduct of business of such Person and otherwise permitted by the terms hereof; (e) Liens in favor of the Administrative Agent for its benefit and the benefit of the Lenders; (f) Liens securing judgments not constituting an Event of Default under Section 11.1.(h); (g) Liens on assets to secure the performance of bids, trade contracts, leases, contracts (other than for the repayment of borrowed money), statutory obligations, surety and appeal bonds, performance bonds and other obligations of a like nature, in each case in the ordinary course of business; (h) Liens arising solely by virtue of any statutory or common law provisions relating to banker’s liens, liens in favor of securities intermediaries, rights of setoff or similar rights and remedies as to deposit accounts or securities accounts or other funds maintained with depository institutions or securities intermediaries; (i) licenses and sublicenses of Intellectual Property granted in the ordinary course of business and not interfering in any material respect with the business of such Person; (j) Liens on insurance policies and proceeds thereof incurred in the ordinary course of business to secure premiums thereunder; and (k) other Liens on assets of the Loan Parties to the extent not otherwise included in paragraphs (a) through (j) of this definition securing Indebtedness or other obligations in an aggregate amount not to exceed $2,500,000 at any time outstanding; provided that Liens described in the foregoing clauses (f) through (k) shall constitute Permitted Liens solely for purposes of (x) Section 7.1.(f) and (y) Section 10.2.(b) in respect of properties that are not Borrowing Base Assets or direct or indirect ownership interests of the Borrower in any Person owning any Borrowing Base Asset.

Person” means any natural person, corporation, limited partnership, general partnership, joint stock company, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, joint venture, association, company, trust, bank, trust company, land trust, business trust or other organization, whether or not a legal entity, or any other nongovernmental entity, or any Governmental Authority.

Plan” means at any time an employee pension benefit plan (other than a Multiemployer Plan) which is covered by Title IV of ERISA or subject to the minimum funding standards under Section 412 of

 

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the Internal Revenue Code and either (a) is maintained, or contributed to, by any member of the ERISA Group for employees of any member of the ERISA Group or (b) has at any time within the preceding six years been maintained, or contributed to, by any Person which was at such time a member of the ERISA Group for employees of any Person which was at such time a member of the ERISA Group.

Post-Default Rate” means, in respect of any principal of any Loan, the rate otherwise applicable plus an additional two percent 2.0% per annum, and with respect to any other Obligation, a rate per annum equal to the Base Rate as in effect from time to time plus the Applicable Margin for Base Rate Loans plus two percent 2.0%.

Preferred Dividends” means, for any period and without duplication, all Restricted Payments paid during such period on Preferred Equity issued by the Borrower or a Subsidiary. Preferred Dividends shall not include dividends or distributions (a) paid or payable solely in Equity Interests (other than Mandatorily Redeemable Stock) payable to holders of such class of Equity Interests, (b) paid or payable to the Borrower or a Subsidiary, or (c) constituting or resulting in the redemption of Preferred Equity, other than scheduled redemptions not constituting balloon, bullet or similar redemptions in full.

Preferred Equity” means, with respect to any Person, Equity Interests in such Person which are entitled to preference or priority over any other Equity Interest in such Person in respect of the payment of dividends or distribution of assets upon liquidation or both.

Prime Rate” means the rate of interest per annum publicly announced from time to time by Regions as its prime rate in effect at its principal office (which rate may not be the lowest rate of interest available by Regions); each change in the Prime Rate shall be effective from and including the date such change is publicly announced as being effective.

Principal Office” means the office of the Administrative Agent located at 3050 Peachtree Road, NW, Suite 400, Atlanta, Georgia 30305, or any other subsequent office that the Administrative Agent shall have specified as the Principal Office by written notice to the Borrower and the Lenders.

Pro Rata Share” means, as to each Lender, the ratio, expressed as a percentage of (a) the amount of such Lender’s outstanding Term Loan to (b) the aggregate amount of all outstanding Term Loans.

Property” means a parcel (or group of related parcels) of real property owned or leased by the Borrower, any Subsidiary or any Unconsolidated Affiliate.

Qualified Plan” means a Benefit Arrangement that is intended to be tax-qualified under Section 401(a) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Rating Agency” means S&P or Moody’s.

Register” has the meaning given that term in Section 13.6.(c).

Regulatory Change” means, with respect to any Lender, any change effective after the Agreement Date in Applicable Law (including without limitation, Regulation D of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System) or the adoption or making after such date of any interpretation, directive or request applying to a class of banks, including such Lender, of or under any Applicable Law (whether or not having the force of law and whether or not failure to comply therewith would be unlawful) by any Governmental Authority or monetary authority charged with the interpretation or administration thereof or compliance by any Lender with any request or directive regarding capital

 

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adequacy. Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, (a) the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and all requests, rules, guidelines or directives thereunder or issued in connection therewith and (b) 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 in each case be deemed to be a “Regulatory Change”, regardless of the date enacted, adopted or issued

REIT” means a Person qualifying for treatment as a “real estate investment trust” under the Internal Revenue Code.

Regions” means Regions Bank, an Alabama bank, and its successors and assigns.

Related Parties” means, with respect to any Person, such Person’s Affiliates and the partners, shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, counsel, other advisors and representatives of such Person and of such Person’s Affiliates.

Requisite Lenders” means, as of any date, Lenders having at least 66-2/3% of the aggregate outstanding principal amount of the Term Loans; provided that (i) in determining such percentage at any given time, all then existing Lenders that are Defaulting Lenders will be disregarded and excluded, and (ii) at all times when two or more Lenders (excluding Lenders that are Defaulting Lenders) are party to this Agreement, the term “Requisite Lenders” shall in no event mean less than two Lenders.

Reserve for Replacements” means, for any period and with respect to any Property, an amount equal to the greater of (a) the aggregate square footage of all completed space of such Property times (b) $0.10 times (c) the number of days in such period divided by (d) 365. If the term Reserve for Replacements is used without reference to any specific Property, then it shall be determined on an aggregate basis with respect to all Properties and the applicable Ownership Shares of all real property of all Unconsolidated Affiliates.

Responsible Officer” means with respect to the Parent, the Borrower or any Subsidiary, the chief executive officer, the chief financial officer, the chief operating officer, if any, and any vice president of the Parent, the Borrower or such Subsidiary.

Restricted Payment” means (a) any dividend or other distribution, direct or indirect, on account of any Equity Interest of the Parent, the Borrower or any of their respective Subsidiaries now or hereafter outstanding, except a dividend or other distribution payable solely in Equity Interests of that class of Equity Interests to the holders of that class; (b) any redemption, conversion, exchange, retirement, sinking fund or similar payment, purchase or other acquisition for value, direct or indirect, of any Equity Interests of the Parent, the Borrower or any of their respective Subsidiaries now or hereafter outstanding; and (c) any payment made to retire, or to obtain the surrender of, any outstanding warrants, options or other rights to acquire any Equity Interests of the Parent, the Borrower or any of their respective Subsidiaries now or hereafter outstanding.

Secured Indebtedness” means, with respect to a Person as of a given date, the aggregate principal amount of all Indebtedness of such Person outstanding on such date that is secured in any manner by any Lien on any property and, in the case of the Borrower, shall include (without duplication) the Borrower’s Ownership Share of the Secured Indebtedness of any of its Unconsolidated Affiliates.

Securities Act” means the Securities Act of 1933, as amended from time to time, together with all rules and regulations issued thereunder.

 

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Single Asset Entity” means a Subsidiary that (a) only owns a single Property; (b) is engaged only in the business of owning, developing and/or leasing such Property; and (c) receives substantially all of its gross revenues from such Property.

Solvent” means, when used with respect to any Person, that (a) the fair value and the fair salable value of its assets (excluding any Indebtedness due from any Affiliate of such Person) are each in excess of the fair valuation of its total liabilities (including all contingent liabilities computed at the amount which, in light of all facts and circumstances existing at such time, represents the amount that could reasonably be expected to become an actual and matured liability); (b) such Person is able to pay its debts or other obligations in the ordinary course as they mature; and (c) such Person has capital not unreasonably small to carry on its business and all business in which it proposes to be engaged.

S&P” means Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC and its successors.

Subsidiary” means, for any Person, any corporation, partnership, limited liability company or other entity of which at least a majority of the Equity Interests having by the terms thereof ordinary voting power to elect a majority of the board of directors or other individuals performing similar functions of such corporation, partnership, limited liability company or other entity (without regard to the occurrence of any contingency) is at the time directly or indirectly owned or controlled by such Person or one or more Subsidiaries of such Person or by such Person and one or more Subsidiaries of such Person, and shall include all Persons the accounts of which are consolidated with those of such Person pursuant to GAAP.

Tangible Net Worth means, as of a given date, stockholders’ equity of the Parent and its Subsidiaries determined on a consolidated basis plus increases in accumulated depreciation and amortization accrued after the Agreement Date, minus (to the extent included when determining stockholders’ equity of the Parent and its Subsidiaries): (a) the amount of any write-up in the book value of any assets reflected in any balance sheet resulting from revaluation thereof or any write-up in excess of the cost of such assets acquired, and (b) the aggregate of all amounts appearing on the assets side of any such balance sheet for franchises, licenses, permits, patents, patent applications, copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade names, goodwill, treasury stock, experimental or organizational expenses and other like assets which would be classified as intangible assets under GAAP, all determined on a consolidated basis.

Taxes” has the meaning given that term in Section 3.10.

Tenant Lease” means any lease entered into by the Borrower, any Loan Party or any Subsidiary with respect to any portion of a Property.

Tenant Percentage Limitation” means the percentage corresponding to the applicable period set forth below:

 

Period

   Tenant Percentage Limitation

On or before December 31, 2013

   25.0%

After December 31, 2013

   20.0%

Term Loan” means a loan made by a Lender to the Borrower pursuant to Section 2.2. (as such Loan may be increased pursuant to Section 2.14.) or any loan made pursuant to Section 2.14.

 

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Term Loan Commitment” means, as to each Lender, such Lender’s obligation to make a Term Loan on the Effective Date pursuant to Section 2.2., in an amount up to, but not exceeding, the amount set forth for such Lender on Schedule I as such Lender’s “Term Loan Commitment Amount”.

Term Loan Maturity Date” means May 24, 2016, or such later date to which the Term Loan Maturity Date may be extended pursuant to Section 2.12.

Term Note” means a promissory note of the Borrower substantially in the form of Exhibit F, payable to the order of a Lender in a principal amount equal to the amount of such Lender’s Term Loan.

Total Budgeted Cost” means, with respect to a Development Property, and at any time, the aggregate amount of all costs budgeted to be paid, incurred or otherwise expended or accrued by the Borrower, a Subsidiary or an Unconsolidated Affiliate with respect to such Property to achieve an Occupancy Rate of 100%, including without limitation, all amounts budgeted with respect to all of the following: (a) acquisition of land and any related improvements; (b) a reasonable and appropriate reserve for construction interest; (c) a reasonable and appropriate operating deficit reserve; (d) tenant improvements; (e) leasing commissions and (f) other hard and soft costs associated with the development or redevelopment of such Property. With respect to any Property to be developed in more than one phase, the Total Budgeted Cost shall exclude budgeted costs (other than costs relating to acquisition of land and related improvements) to the extent relating to any phase for which (i) construction has not yet commenced and (ii) a binding construction contract has not been entered into by the Borrower, any other Subsidiary or any Unconsolidated Affiliate, as the case may be.

Total Market Value” means, at a given time, the sum (without duplication) of all of the following of the Parent and its Subsidiaries determined on a consolidated basis: (a) in the case of Properties owned or leased by the Borrower or a Guarantor for the entire period of four consecutive fiscal quarters most recently ended, the Net Operating Income for such Property for the fiscal quarter most recently ending multiplied by 4, divided by the Capitalization Rate; (b) in the case of Properties acquired during the period of four consecutive fiscal quarters most recently ended, the purchase price paid by the Parent, the Borrower or any of their respective Subsidiaries for such Property exclusive of (i) closing and other transaction costs and (ii) any amounts paid by the Parent, the Borrower or such Subsidiary as a purchase price adjustment, to be held in escrow, to be retained as a contingency reserve, or other similar amounts; and (c) the GAAP book value of all other tangible assets of the Parent and its Subsidiaries. The Parent’s Ownership Share of assets held by Unconsolidated Affiliates will be included in Total Market Value calculations consistent with the above described treatment for assets owned by the Parent and its Subsidiaries. For purposes of determining Total Market Value, Net Operating Income from Properties disposed of by the Parent, the Borrower or any of their respective Subsidiaries during the immediately preceding period of four consecutive fiscal quarters of the Parent shall be excluded to the extent included in clause (a) above.

Total Outstanding Indebtedness” means, as of a given date, the aggregate principal amount of all Indebtedness of the Parent and its Subsidiaries determined on a consolidated basis.

Total Unencumbered Eligible Property Value” means, with respect to Eligible Properties as of any measurement date, the sum (without duplication) of the following: (a) with respect to Eligible Properties which have been owned as of the measurement date for not less than four full consecutive calendar quarters, an amount equal to (i)(x) Net Operating Income for all such Eligible Properties for the immediately preceding four consecutive calendar quarters as of the measurement date minus (y) Reserves for Replacements for such Eligible Properties to the extent any Tenant Lease thereof is not a Triple Net Lease divided by (ii) the Capitalization Rate; (b) with respect to Eligible Properties which have been owned for less than four full consecutive calendar quarters as of the measurement date, an amount equal

 

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to the purchase price paid by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries for such Property exclusive of (i) closing and other transaction costs and (ii) any amounts paid by the Borrower or such Subsidiary as a purchase price adjustment, to be held in escrow, to be retained as a contingency reserve, or other similar amounts. For purposes of this definition, (a) to the extent that the Net Operating Income attributable to Eligible Properties leased to a single tenant or a single group of affiliated tenants would exceed the applicable Tenant Percentage Limitation, such excess shall be excluded; (b) to the extent the amount of the Net Operating Income attributable to Eligible Properties located in the same Metropolitan Statistical Area would exceed the applicable Geographical Percentage Limitation, such excess shall be excluded; (c) to the extent the amount of the Net Operating Income attributable to Eligible Properties located in the same State or in the District of Columbia would exceed the applicable Geographical Percentage Limitation, such excess shall be excluded; and (d) to the extent the amount of the Net Operating Income attributable to Eligible Properties that are used for the same use as convenience stores, restaurants, medical offices, retail, industrial or specialty office would exceed 50.0%, such excess shall be eliminated. For purposes of this definition, the term “Eligible Properties” shall be deemed also to include each Property that is included as a Borrowing Base Property pursuant to Section 4.1.(c) so long as such Property has not ceased to be a Borrowing Base Property pursuant to the definition thereof.

Total Unsecured Indebtedness” means, as of a given date, the aggregate principal amount of all Indebtedness of the Parent and its Subsidiaries that is not Secured Indebtedness, determined on a consolidated basis.

Triple Net Lease” means a lease by a single tenant of a Property under which the tenant is responsible for real estate taxes and assessments, repairs and maintenance (except for major structural repairs), insurance, capital expenditures and other expenses relating to such Property.

Type” with respect to any Loan, refers to whether such Loan or portion thereof is a LIBOR Loan or a Base Rate Loan.

UCC” means the Uniform Commercial Code as in effect in any applicable jurisdiction.

Unconsolidated Affiliate” means, with respect to any Person, any other Person in whom such Person holds an Investment, which Investment is accounted for in the financial statements of such Person on an equity basis of accounting and whose financial results would not be consolidated under GAAP with the financial results of such Person on the consolidated financial statements of such Person.

Unencumbered Cash” means cash and cash equivalents which satisfy all of the following requirements as confirmed by the Administrative Agent: (a) such cash and cash equivalents are owned by the Borrower or a Wholly Owned Subsidiary of the Borrower; (b) regardless of whether cash and cash equivalents are owned by the Borrower or a Subsidiary, the Borrower has the right directly, or indirectly through a Subsidiary, to take the following actions without the need to obtain the consent of any Person: (i) to create Liens on such cash and cash equivalents as security for Indebtedness of the Borrower or such Subsidiary, as applicable, and (ii) to sell, transfer or otherwise dispose of such cash and cash equivalents; or (c) neither cash and cash equivalents, nor to the extent such cash and cash equivalents are owned by a Wholly Owned Subsidiary, any of the Borrower’s direct or indirect ownership interest in such Wholly Owned Subsidiary, is subject to (i) any Lien other than Permitted Liens or (ii) any Negative Pledge not permitted under Section 10.2.(a)(ii). If at any time cash or cash equivalents cease to qualify as Unencumbered Cash, such cash or cash equivalents shall be excluded from determinations of the Borrowing Base.

Unencumbered Eligible Property Value” means, with respect to an Eligible Property for any date of determination, an amount equal to (a) in the case of an Eligible Property owned or leased by the

 

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Borrower or Wholly Owned Subsidiary of the Borrower for the entire period of four consecutive fiscal quarters most recently ended, the Net Operating Income for such Eligible Property, divided by the Capitalization Rate; and (b) in the case of an Eligible Property acquired during the period of four consecutive fiscal quarters most recently ended, the purchase price paid by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries for such Eligible Property exclusive of (i) closing and other transaction costs and (ii) any amounts paid by the Borrower or such Subsidiary as a purchase price adjustment, to be held in escrow, to be retained as a contingency reserve, or other similar amounts. For purposes of this definition, the term “Eligible Property” shall be deemed also to include any Property that is included as a Borrowing Base Property pursuant to Section 4.1.(c) so long as such Property has not ceased to be Borrowing Base Property pursuant to the definition thereof.

Unencumbered Mortgage Receivable” means a Mortgage Receivable which satisfies all of the following requirements as confirmed by the Administrative Agent: (a) such Mortgage Receivable is owned by the Borrower or a Wholly Owned Subsidiary of the Borrower; (b) regardless of whether such Mortgage Receivable is owned by the Borrower or a Subsidiary, the Borrower has the right directly, or indirectly through a Subsidiary, to take the following actions without the need to obtain the consent of any Person: (i) to create Liens on such Mortgage Receivable as security for Indebtedness of the Borrower or such Subsidiary, as applicable, and (ii) to sell, transfer or otherwise dispose of such Mortgage Receivable; (c) neither such Mortgage Receivable, nor if such Mortgage Receivable is owned by a Wholly Owned Subsidiary, any of the Borrower’s direct or indirect ownership interest in such Wholly Owned Subsidiary, is subject to (i) any Lien other than Permitted Liens or (ii) any Negative Pledge not permitted under Section 10.2.(a)(ii); (d) the property encumbered by the Lien securing such Mortgage Receivable has been developed for office, retail or industrial use; (e) the Lien securing such Mortgage Receivable is a first priority Lien; and (f) no obligor or guarantor of such Mortgage Receivable is (i) subject to any proceeding under Debtor Relief Laws or (ii) more than 60 days past due on any payment obligation to the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries in respect of such Mortgage Receivable. If at any time a Mortgage Receivable ceases to qualify as an Unencumbered Mortgage Receivable, such Mortgage Receivable shall be excluded from determinations of the Borrowing Base and all income attributable to such Mortgage Receivable shall be excluded from calculations of Maximum Availability.

Value” has the meaning given such term in the definition of the term “Borrowing Base”.

Wholly Owned Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary of a Person in respect of which all of the Equity Interests (other than, in the case of a corporation, directors’ qualifying shares) are at the time directly or indirectly owned or controlled by such Person or one or more other Subsidiaries of such Person or by such Person and one or more other Subsidiaries of such Person.

Withdrawal Liability” means any liability as a result of a complete or partial withdrawal from a Multiemployer Plan as such terms are defined in Part I of Subtitle E of Title IV of ERISA.

Section 1.2. General; References to Eastern Time.

Unless otherwise indicated, all accounting terms, ratios and measurements shall be interpreted or determined in accordance with (a) for periods ending on or before September 30, 2011, tax basis accounting principles and (b) for all periods ending after September 30, 2011, GAAP as in effect from time to time; provided that, if at any time any change in GAAP would affect the computation of any financial ratio or requirement set forth in any Loan Document, and either the Borrower or the Requisite Lenders shall so request, the Administrative Agent, the Lenders, the Parent and the Borrower shall negotiate in good faith to amend such ratio or requirement to preserve the original intent thereof in light of such change in GAAP (subject to the approval of the appropriate Lenders pursuant to Section 13.6.); provided further that, until so amended, (i) such ratio or requirement shall continue to be computed in

 

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accordance with GAAP prior to such change therein and (ii) the Parent shall provide to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders financial statements and other documents required under this Agreement or as reasonably requested hereunder setting forth a reconciliation between calculations of such ratio or requirement made before and after giving effect to such change in GAAP. Notwithstanding the preceding sentence, the calculation of liabilities in accordance with GAAP shall not include any fair value adjustments to the carrying value of liabilities to record such liabilities at fair value pursuant to electing the fair value option election under FASB ASC 825-10-25 (formerly known as FAS 159, The Fair Value Option for Financial Assets and Financial Liabilities) or other FASB standards allowing entities to elect fair value option for financial liabilities. To the extent that GAAP requires any fair value calculations or adjustments with respect to any swap or derivative transactions, the Borrower shall comply with such requirements. References in this Agreement to “Sections”, “Articles”, “Exhibits” and “Schedules” are to sections, articles, exhibits and schedules herein and hereto unless otherwise indicated. References in this Agreement to any document, instrument or agreement (a) shall include all exhibits, schedules and other attachments thereto, (b) shall include all documents, instruments or agreements issued or executed in replacement thereof, to the extent permitted hereby and (c) shall mean such document, instrument or agreement, or replacement or predecessor thereto, as amended, supplemented, restated or otherwise modified from time to time to the extent not otherwise stated herein or prohibited hereby and in effect at any given time. Wherever from the context it appears appropriate, each term stated in either the singular or plural shall include the singular and plural, and pronouns stated in the masculine, feminine or neuter gender shall include the masculine, the feminine and the neuter. Unless explicitly set forth to the contrary, a reference to “Subsidiary” means a Subsidiary of the Parent or a Subsidiary of such Subsidiary and a reference to an “Affiliate” means a reference to an Affiliate of the Parent. Titles and captions of Articles, Sections, subsections and clauses in this Agreement are for convenience only, and neither limit nor amplify the provisions of this Agreement. Unless otherwise indicated, all references to time are references to Eastern time, daylight or standard, as applicable.

Section 1.3. Financial Attributes of Non-Wholly Owned Subsidiaries.

When determining the Applicable Margin and compliance by the Parent with any financial covenant contained in any of the Loan Documents (a) only the Ownership Share of the Parent or the Borrower, as applicable, of the financial attributes of a Subsidiary that is not a Wholly Owned Subsidiary shall be included and (b) the Parent’s Ownership Share of the Borrower shall be deemed to be 100.0%.

ARTICLE II. CREDIT FACILITY

Section 2.1. [Intentionally Omitted].

Section 2.2. Term Loans

(a)    Making of Term Loans. Subject to the terms and conditions hereof, on the Effective Date each Lender severally and not jointly agrees to make a Term Loan to the Borrower in the aggregate principal amount equal to the amount of such Lender’s Term Loan Commitment. Each Base Rate Loan shall be in an aggregate minimum amount of $500,000 and integral multiples of $100,000. Each LIBOR Loan shall be in an aggregate minimum amount of $2,000,000 and integral multiples of $100,000 in excess of that amount. Upon funding of a Term Loan, the Term Loan Commitment of such Lender shall terminate.

(b)    Requests for Term Loans. Not later than 9:00 a.m. Eastern time at least 3 Business Days prior to the Effective Date, the Borrower shall give the Administrative Agent the Notice of Term Loan Borrowing requesting that the Lenders make the Term Loans on such date and specifying the aggregate principal amount of Term Loans to be borrowed, the Type of the Term Loans, and if such Term Loans are

 

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to be LIBOR Loans, the initial Interest Period for the Term Loans. Such notice shall be irrevocable once given and binding on the Borrower. Upon receipt of such notice the Administrative Agent shall promptly notify each Lender.

(c)    Funding of Term Loans. Promptly after receipt of the Notice of Term Loan Borrowing under the immediately preceding subsection (b), the Administrative Agent shall notify each Lender of the proposed borrowing. Each Lender shall deposit an amount equal to the Term Loan to be made by such Lender to the Borrower with the Administrative Agent at the Principal Office, in immediately available funds, not later than 2:00 p.m. Eastern time on the anticipated date of borrowing. Subject to fulfillment of all applicable conditions set forth herein, the Administrative Agent shall make available to the Borrower in the account specified by the Borrower in the Notice of Term Loan Borrowing, not later than 3:00 p.m. Eastern time on the Effective Date, the proceeds of such amounts received by the Administrative Agent. The Borrower may not reborrow any portion of the Term Loans once repaid.

Section 2.3. [Intentionally Omitted].

Section 2.4. Rates and Payment of Interest on Loans.

(a)    Rates. The Borrower promises to pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Lender interest on the unpaid principal amount of the Loan made by such Lender for the period from and including the date of the making of such Loan to but excluding the date such Loan shall be paid in full, at the following per annum rates:

(i)    during such periods as such Loan is a Base Rate Loan, at the Base Rate (as in effect from time to time), plus the Applicable Margin for Base Rate Loans; and

(ii)    during such periods as such Loan is a LIBOR Loan, at Adjusted LIBOR for such Loan for the Interest Period therefor, plus the Applicable Margin for LIBOR Loans.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, while an Event of Default specified in Sections 11.1.(a), 11.1.(e) or 11.1.(f) exists or, if required by the Requisite Lenders, while any other Event of Default exists, the Borrower shall pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Lender interest at the Post-Default Rate on the outstanding principal amount of the Loan made by such Lender and on any other amount payable by the Borrower hereunder or under the Note held by such Lender to or for the account of such Lender (including without limitation, accrued but unpaid interest to the extent permitted under Applicable Law).

(b)    Payment of Interest. All accrued and unpaid interest on the outstanding principal amount of each Loan shall be payable (i) in the case of a Base Rate Loan, quarterly in arrears on the first day of each calendar quarter, (ii) in the case of a LIBOR Loan, in arrears on the last day of each Interest Period therefor, and, if such Interest Period is longer than three months, at three-month intervals following the first day of such Interest Period and (iii) on any date on which the principal balance of such Loan is due and payable in full (whether at maturity, due to acceleration or otherwise). Interest payable at the Post-Default Rate shall be payable from time to time on demand. All determinations by the Administrative Agent of an interest rate hereunder shall be conclusive and binding on the Lenders and the Borrower for all purposes, absent manifest error.

(c)    Borrower Information Used to Determine Applicable Interest Rates. The parties understand that the Applicable Margin and rate per annum in respect of certain fees set forth herein may be determined and/or adjusted from time to time based upon certain financial ratios and/or other information to be provided or certified to the Lenders by the Borrower (the “Borrower Information”). If it

 

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is subsequently determined that any such Borrower Information was incorrect (for whatever reason, including without limitation because of a subsequent restatement of earnings by the Borrower) at the time it was delivered to the Administrative Agent, and if the applicable interest rate or fees calculated for any period were lower than they should have been had the correct information been timely provided, then, such interest rate and such fees for such period shall be automatically recalculated using correct Borrower Information. The Administrative Agent shall promptly notify the Borrower in writing of any additional interest and fees due because of such recalculation, and the Borrower shall pay such additional interest or fees due to the Administrative Agent, for the account of each Lender, within five (5) Business Days of receipt of such written notice. Any recalculation of interest or fees required by this provision shall survive the termination of this Agreement, and this provision shall not in any way limit any of the Administrative Agent’s or any Lender’s other rights under this Agreement.

Section 2.5. Number of Interest Periods.

There may be no more than five (5) different Interest Periods for LIBOR Loans outstanding at the same time.

Section 2.6. Repayment of Loans.

(a)    [Intentionally Omitted].

(b)    Term Loans.    The Borrower shall repay the entire outstanding principal amount of, and all accrued but unpaid interest on, the Term Loans on the Term Loan Maturity Date.

Section 2.7. Prepayments.

(a)    Optional. Subject to Section 5.4., the Borrower may prepay any Loan at any time without premium or penalty. The Borrower shall give the Administrative Agent at least 3 Business Days prior written notice of the prepayment of any Loan. Each voluntary prepayment of Loans shall be in an aggregate minimum amount of $2,000,000 and integral multiples of $500,000 in excess thereof.

(b)    Mandatory.

(i)    [Intentionally Omitted].

(ii)    Maximum Availability Overadvance. If at any time the aggregate principal amount of all outstanding Loans together with all other Total Unsecured Indebtedness exceeds the Maximum Availability, the Borrower shall within five (5) days of the Borrower obtaining knowledge of the occurrence of any such excess, deliver to the Administrative Agent for prompt distribution to each Lender a written plan to eliminate such excess. Such excess shall be paid (unless otherwise eliminated) within 15 days of the Borrower obtaining knowledge of the occurrence thereof or by the date specified in the Borrower’s written plan to the extent such plan is acceptable to all of the Lenders. Notwithstanding the foregoing, to the extent such excess was caused by a change in the Applicable Mortgage Constant and the Applicable Mortgage Constant exceeds 14% for 14 consecutive days, then, until the date that the Applicable Mortgage Constant falls below 14%, the Applicable Mortgage Constant for purposes of this Section shall be deemed to be an average of the Applicable Mortgage Constant for each day determined for the 30 day period ending on such date of determination.

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on the Loans pro rata in accordance with Section 3.2. If the Borrower is repaying any outstanding LIBOR Loans by reason of this Section prior to the end of the applicable Interest Period therefor, the Borrower shall pay all amounts due under Section 5.4.

Section 2.8. Continuation.

So long as no Default or Event of Default exists, the Borrower may on any Business Day, with respect to any LIBOR Loan, elect to maintain such LIBOR Loan or any portion thereof as a LIBOR Loan by selecting a new Interest Period for such LIBOR Loan. Each Continuation of a LIBOR Loan shall be in an aggregate minimum amount of $1,000,000 and integral multiples of $100,000 in excess of that amount, and each new Interest Period selected under this Section shall commence on the last day of the immediately preceding Interest Period. Each selection of a new Interest Period shall be made by the Borrower giving to the Administrative Agent a Notice of Continuation not later than 9:00 a.m. Eastern time on the third Business Day prior to the date of any such Continuation. Such notice by the Borrower of a Continuation shall be by telecopy, electronic mail or other similar form of communication in the form of a Notice of Continuation, specifying (a) the proposed date of such Continuation, (b) the LIBOR Loans and portions thereof subject to such Continuation and (c) the duration of the selected Interest Period, all of which shall be specified in such manner as is necessary to comply with all limitations on Loans outstanding hereunder. Each Notice of Continuation shall be irrevocable by and binding on the Borrower once given. Promptly after receipt of a Notice of Continuation, the Administrative Agent shall notify each Lender of the proposed Continuation. If the Borrower shall fail to select in a timely manner a new Interest Period for any LIBOR Loan in accordance with this Section or, if a Default or Event of Default exists at the end of an Interest Period for a LIBOR Loan, such Loan will automatically, on the last day of the current Interest Period therefor, Convert into a Base Rate Loan notwithstanding the first sentence of Section 2.9. or the Borrower’s failure to comply with any of the terms of such Section.

Section 2.9. Conversion.

The Borrower may on any Business Day, upon the Borrower’s giving of a Notice of Conversion to the Administrative Agent by telecopy, electronic mail or other similar form of communication, Convert all or a portion of a Loan of one Type into a Loan of another Type; provided, however, a Base Rate Loan may not be Converted into a LIBOR Loan if a Default or Event of Default exists. Each Conversion of Base Rate Loans into LIBOR Loans shall be in an aggregate minimum amount of $1,000,000 and integral multiples of $100,000 in excess of that amount. Each such Notice of Conversion shall be given not later than 9:00 a.m. Eastern time 3 Business Days prior to the date of any proposed Conversion. Promptly after receipt of a Notice of Conversion, the Administrative Agent shall notify each Lender of the proposed Conversion. Subject to the restrictions specified above, each Notice of Conversion shall be by telecopy, electronic mail or other similar form of communication in the form of a Notice of Conversion specifying (a) the requested date of such Conversion, (b) the Type of Loan to be Converted, (c) the portion of such Type of Loan to be Converted, (d) the Type of Loan such Loan is to be Converted into and (e) if such Conversion is into a LIBOR Loan, the requested duration of the Interest Period of such Loan. Each Notice of Conversion shall be irrevocable by and binding on the Borrower once given.

Section 2.10. Notes.

(a)    Notes. Except in the case of a Lender that has notified the Administrative Agent in writing that it elects not to receive a Term Note, the Term Loan made by a Lender shall, in addition to this Agreement, also be evidenced by a Term Note, payable to the order of such Lender in a principal amount equal to the amount of its Term Loan and otherwise duly completed (or if such Lender was not a Lender on the Effective Date, in a principal amount equal to the initial principal amount of the Loan of such Lender).

 

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(b)    Records. The date, amount, interest rate, Type and duration of Interest Periods (if applicable) of the Loan made by each Lender to the Borrower, and each payment made on account of the principal thereof, shall be recorded by such Lender on its books and such entries shall be binding on the Borrower absent manifest error; provided, however, that (i) the failure of a Lender to make any such record shall not affect the obligations of the Borrower under any of the Loan Documents and (ii) if there is a discrepancy between such records of a Lender and the statements of accounts maintained by the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 3.8., in the absence of manifest error, the statements of account maintained by the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 3.8. shall be controlling.

(c)    Lost, Stolen, Destroyed or Mutilated Notes. Upon receipt by the Borrower of (i) written notice from a Lender that the Note of such Lender has been lost, stolen, destroyed or mutilated, and (ii)(A) in the case of loss, theft or destruction, a lost note affidavit from such Lender in form reasonably satisfactory to the Borrower, or (B) in the case of mutilation, upon surrender and cancellation of such Note, the Borrower shall at its own expense execute and deliver to such Lender a new Note dated the date of such lost, stolen, destroyed or mutilated Note.

Section 2.11. [Intentionally Omitted].

Section 2.12. Extension of Termination Date.

The Borrower shall have the right, exercisable two (2) times, to request that the Administrative Agent and the Lenders agree to extend the Term Loan Maturity Date by two years for each such extension. The Borrower may exercise such right only by executing and delivering to the Administrative Agent at least 90 days but not more than 180 days prior to the current Term Loan Maturity Date a written request for such extension (an “Extension Request”). The Administrative Agent shall notify the Lenders if it receives an Extension Request promptly upon receipt thereof. Subject to satisfaction of the following conditions, the Term Loan Maturity Date shall be extended for two years effective upon receipt by the Administrative Agent of the Extension Request and payment of the applicable fee referred to in the following clause (y): (x) immediately prior to such extension and immediately after giving effect thereto, (A) no Default or Event of Default shall exist and (B) the representations and warranties made or deemed made by the Borrower or any other Loan Party in any Loan Document to which such Loan Party is a party shall be true and correct in all material respects (except in the case of a representation or warranty qualified by materiality, in which case such representation or warranty shall be true and correct in all respects) on the effective date of such increase except to the extent that such representations and warranties expressly relate solely to an earlier date (in which case such representations and warranties shall have been true and correct in all material respects (except in the case of a representation or warranty qualified by materiality, in which case such representation or warranty shall have been true and correct in all respects) on and as of such earlier date) and except for changes in factual circumstances specifically and expressly permitted under the Loan Documents, and (y) the Borrower shall have paid the Fees payable under Section 3.5.(b). At any time prior to the effectiveness of any such extension, upon the Administrative Agent’s request, the Borrower shall deliver to the Administrative Agent a certificate from a Financial Officer certifying the matters referred to in the immediately preceding clauses (x)(A) and (x)(B).

Section 2.13. [Intentionally Omitted].

Section 2.14. Additional Loans.

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Effective Date to request additional Loans by providing written notice to the Administrative Agent, which notice shall be irrevocable once given; provided, however, that after giving effect to any such increases the aggregate amount of all Loans hereunder shall not exceed $100,000,000. Each such increase in the Loans must be in the aggregate minimum amount of $20,000,000 and integral multiples of $1,000,000 in excess thereof. The Administrative Agent, in consultation with the Borrower, shall manage all aspects of the syndication of such additional Loans, including decisions as to the selection of the existing Lenders and/or other banks, financial institutions and other institutional lenders to be approached with respect to such increase and the allocations of the additional Loans among such existing Lenders and/or other banks, financial institutions and other institutional lenders, such Lenders and allocations to be mutually agreed upon by Administrative Agent and the Borrower and any approval of a Lender or allocation suggested by the one shall not be unreasonably withheld, conditioned or delayed by the other. Each Lender’s increase of the principal amount of its Loan or decision to provide a new Loan shall be made in such Lender’s sole discretion, and no Lender shall be obligated in any way whatsoever to increase the principal amount of its Loan or provide a new Loan, and any new Lender becoming a party to this Agreement in connection with any such requested increase must be an Eligible Assignee. Effecting the increase of the Loans under this Section is subject to the following conditions precedent: (x) no Default or Event of Default shall be in existence on the effective date of such increase, (y) the representations and warranties made or deemed made by the Borrower or any other Loan Party in any Loan Document to which such Loan Party is a party shall be true and correct in all material respects (except in the case of a representation or warranty qualified by materiality, in which case such representation or warranty shall be true and correct in all respects) on the effective date of such increase except to the extent that such representations and warranties expressly relate solely to an earlier date (in which case such representations and warranties shall have been true and correct in all material respects (except in the case of a representation or warranty qualified by materiality, in which case such representation or warranty shall have been true and correct in all respects) on and as of such earlier date) and except for changes in factual circumstances specifically and expressly permitted hereunder, and (z) the Administrative Agent shall have received each of the following, in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent: (i) if not previously delivered to the Administrative Agent, copies certified by the Secretary or Assistant Secretary (or other individual performing similar functions) of (A) all partnership or other necessary action taken by the Borrower to authorize such increase and (B) all corporate, partnership, member or other necessary action taken by each Guarantor authorizing the guaranty of such increase; and (ii) an opinion of counsel to the Borrower and the Guarantors, and addressed to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders covering such matters as reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent; and (iii) except in the case of any Lender that has notified the Administrative Agent in writing that it elects not to receive a Note, new Notes executed by the Borrower, payable to any new Lenders and replacement Notes executed by the Borrower, payable to any existing Lenders increasing the principal amount of their Loans, in the amount of the aggregate principal amount of such Lender’s Loans at the time of the effectiveness of the applicable increase in the aggregate amount of the Loan. In connection with any increase in the aggregate amount of the Loans pursuant to this Section 2.14. any Lender becoming a party hereto shall execute such documents and agreements as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request.

ARTICLE III. PAYMENTS, FEES AND OTHER GENERAL PROVISIONS

Section 3.1. Payments.

(a)    Payments by Borrower. Except to the extent otherwise provided herein, all payments of principal, interest, Fees and other amounts to be made by the Borrower under this Agreement, the Notes or any other Loan Document shall be made in Dollars, in immediately available funds, without setoff, deduction or counterclaim, to the Administrative Agent at the Principal Office, not later than 2:00 p.m. Eastern time on the date on which such payment shall become due (each such payment made after such time on such due date to be deemed to have been made on the next succeeding Business Day). Subject to

 

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Section 11.5., the Borrower shall, at the time of making each payment under this Agreement or any other Loan Document, specify to the Administrative Agent the amounts payable by the Borrower hereunder to which such payment is to be applied. Each payment received by the Administrative Agent for the account of a Lender under this Agreement or any Note shall be paid to such Lender by wire transfer of immediately available funds in accordance with the wiring instructions provided by such Lender to the Administrative Agent from time to time, for the account of such Lender at the applicable Lending Office of such Lender. In the event the Administrative Agent fails to pay such amounts to such Lender within one Business Day of receipt of such amounts, the Administrative Agent shall pay interest on such amount until paid at a rate per annum equal to the Federal Funds Rate from time to time in effect. If the due date of any payment under this Agreement or any other Loan Document would otherwise fall on a day which is not a Business Day such date shall be extended to the next succeeding Business Day and interest shall continue to accrue at the rate, if any, applicable to such payment for the period of such extension.

(b)    Presumptions Regarding Payments by Borrower. Unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from the Borrower prior to the date on which any payment is due to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Lenders hereunder that the Borrower will not make such payment, the Administrative Agent may assume that the Borrower has made such payment on such date in accordance herewith and may (but shall not be obligated to), in reliance upon such assumption, distribute to the Lender, the amount due. In such event, if the Borrower has not in fact made such payment, then each of the Lenders, severally agrees to repay to the Administrative Agent on demand that amount so distributed to such Lender, 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.

Section 3.2. Pro Rata Treatment.

Except to the extent otherwise provided herein: (a) the making of Term Loans under Section 2.2.(a) shall be made from the Lenders pro rata according to the amounts of their respective Term Loan Commitments; (b) each payment or prepayment of principal of Term Loans and each payment of fees under Section 3.5.(b)(ii) shall be made for the account of the Lenders pro rata in accordance with the respective unpaid principal amounts of the Term Loans held by them; (c) each payment of interest on the Term Loans shall be made for the account of the Lenders pro rata in accordance with the amounts of interest on such Term Loans then due and payable to the respective Lenders; and (d) the Conversion and Continuation of Term Loans of a particular Type (other than Conversions provided for by Sections 5.1.(c) and 5.5.) shall be made pro rata among the Lenders according to the amounts of their respective Term Loans and the then current Interest Period for each Lender’s portion of each such Loan of such Type shall be coterminous.

Section 3.3. Sharing of Payments, Etc.

If a Lender shall obtain payment of any principal of, or interest on, any Loan made by it to the Borrower under this Agreement or shall obtain payment on any other Obligation owing by the Borrower or any other Loan Party through the exercise of any right of set-off, banker’s lien, counterclaim or similar right or otherwise or through voluntary prepayments directly to a Lender or other payments made by or on behalf the Borrower or any other Loan Party to a Lender not in accordance with the terms of this Agreement and such payment, should be distributed to the Lenders in accordance with Section 3.2. or Section 11.5., as applicable, such Lender shall promptly purchase from the other Lenders participations in (or, if and to the extent specified by such Lender, direct interests in) the Loans made by the other Lenders or other Obligations owed to such other Lenders in such amounts, and make such other adjustments from time to time as shall be equitable, to the end that all the Lenders shall share the benefit of such payment

 

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(net of any reasonable expenses which may actually be incurred by such Lender in obtaining or preserving such benefit) in accordance with the requirements of Section 3.2. or Section 11.5., as applicable. To such end, all the Lenders shall make appropriate adjustments among themselves (by the resale of participations sold or otherwise) if such payment is rescinded or must otherwise be restored. The Borrower agrees that any Lender so purchasing a participation (or direct interest) in the Loans or other Obligations owed to such other Lenders may exercise all rights of set-off, banker’s lien, counterclaim or similar rights with respect to such participation as fully as if such Lender were a direct holder of Loans in the amount of such participation. Nothing contained herein shall require any Lender to exercise any such right or shall affect the right of any Lender to exercise and retain the benefits of exercising, any such right with respect to any other indebtedness or obligation of the Borrower.

Section 3.4. Several Obligations.

No Lender shall be responsible for the failure of any other Lender to make a Loan or to perform any other obligation to be made or performed by such other Lender hereunder, and the failure of any Lender to make a Loan or to perform any other obligation to be made or performed by it hereunder shall not relieve the obligation of any other Lender to make any Loan or to perform any other obligation to be made or performed by such other Lender.

Section 3.5. Fees.

(a)    Closing Fee. On the Effective Date, the Borrower agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent and each Lender all loan fees as have been agreed to in writing by the Borrower and the Administrative Agent.

(b)    Extension Fee.

(i)    [Intentionally Omitted].

(ii)    If the Borrower exercises its right to extend the Term Loan Maturity Date in accordance with Section 2.12., the Borrower agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Lender a fee equal to 0.25% of the outstanding principal amount of such Lender’s Term Loan on the effective date of such extension. Such fee shall be due and payable in full on the date the Administrative Agent receives the Extension Request pursuant to such Section.

(c)    [Intentionally Omitted].

(d)    [Intentionally Omitted].

(e)    Administrative and Other Fees. The Borrower agrees to pay the administrative and other fees of the Administrative Agent as agreed to in writing from time to time by the Borrower and the Administrative Agent.

Section 3.6. Computations.

Unless otherwise expressly set forth herein, any accrued interest on any Loan, any Fees or any other Obligations due hereunder shall be computed on the basis of a year of 360 days (or 365 days in the case of Base Rate Loans) and the actual number of days elapsed.

 

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Section 3.7. Usury.

In no event shall the amount of interest due or payable on the Loans or other Obligations exceed the maximum rate of interest allowed by Applicable Law and, if any such payment is paid by the Borrower or any other Loan Party or received by any Lender, then such excess sum shall be credited as a payment of principal, unless the Borrower shall notify the respective Lender in writing that the Borrower elects to have such excess sum returned to it forthwith. It is the express intent of the parties hereto that the Borrower not pay and the Lenders not receive, directly or indirectly, in any manner whatsoever, interest in excess of that which may be lawfully paid by the Borrower under Applicable Law. The parties hereto hereby agree and stipulate that the only charge imposed upon the Borrower for the use of money in connection with this Agreement is and shall be the interest specifically described in Section 2.4.(a)(i) and (ii). Notwithstanding the foregoing, the parties hereto further agree and stipulate that all agency fees, syndication fees, closing fees, underwriting fees, default charges, late charges, funding or “breakage” charges, increased cost charges, attorneys’ fees and reimbursement for costs and expenses paid by the Administrative Agent or any Lender to third parties or for damages incurred by the Administrative Agent or any Lender, in each case, in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, are charges made to compensate the Administrative Agent or any such Lender for underwriting or administrative services and costs or losses performed or incurred, and to be performed or incurred, by the Administrative Agent and the Lenders in connection with this Agreement and shall under no circumstances be deemed to be charges for the use of money. All charges other than charges for the use of money shall be fully earned and nonrefundable when due.

Section 3.8. Statements of Account.

The Administrative Agent will account to the Borrower periodically, but no less than once every fiscal quarter, with a statement of Loans, accrued interest and Fees, charges and payments made pursuant to this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, and such account rendered by the Administrative Agent shall be deemed conclusive upon the Borrower absent manifest error. The failure of the Administrative Agent to deliver such a statement of accounts shall not relieve or discharge the Borrower from any of its obligations hereunder.

Section 3.9. Defaulting Lenders.

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Agreement, if any Lender becomes a Defaulting Lender, then, until such time as such Lender is no longer a Defaulting Lender, to the extent permitted by Applicable Law:

(a)    Waivers and Amendments. Such Defaulting Lender’s right to approve or disapprove any amendment, waiver or consent with respect to this Agreement shall be restricted as set forth in the definition of Requisite Lenders.

(b)    Defaulting Lender Waterfall. Any payment of principal, interest, Fees or other amounts received by the Administrative Agent for the account of such Defaulting Lender (whether voluntary or mandatory, at maturity, pursuant to Article XI. or otherwise) or received by the Administrative Agent from a Defaulting Lender pursuant to Section 13.4. shall be applied at such time or times as may be determined by the Administrative Agent as follows: first, to the payment of any amounts owing by such Defaulting Lender to the Administrative Agent hereunder; second, as the Borrower may request (so long as no Default or Event of Default exists), to the funding of any Loan in respect of which such Defaulting Lender has failed to fund its portion thereof as required by this Agreement, as determined by the Administrative Agent; third, to the payment of any amounts owing to the Lenders as a result of any judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction obtained by any Lender against such Defaulting Lender as a

 

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result of such Defaulting Lender’s breach of its obligations under this Agreement; fourth, so long as no Default or Event of Default exists, to the payment of any amounts owing to the Borrower as a result of any judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction obtained by the Borrower against such Defaulting Lender as a result of such Defaulting Lender’s breach of its obligations under this Agreement; and fifth, to such Defaulting Lender or as otherwise directed by a court of competent jurisdiction; provided that if (x) such payment is a payment of the principal amount of any Loans in respect of which such Defaulting Lender has not fully funded its appropriate share, and (y) such Loans were made at a time when the conditions set forth in Article VI. were satisfied or waived, such payment shall be applied solely to pay the Loans of all Non-Defaulting Lenders on a pro rata basis prior to being applied to the payment of any Loans of such Defaulting Lender until such time as all Loans are held by the Lenders pro rata in accordance with their respective Pro Rata Shares.

(c)    [Intentionally Omitted].

(d)    [Intentionally Omitted].

(e)    [Intentionally Omitted].

(f)    Defaulting Lender Cure. If the Borrower and the Administrative Agent agree in writing that a Lender is no longer a Defaulting Lender, the Administrative Agent will so notify the parties hereto, whereupon as of the effective date specified in such notice and subject to any conditions set forth therein, that Lender will, to the extent applicable, take such actions as the Administrative Agent may determine to be necessary to cause the Loans to be held pro rata by the Lenders in accordance with their respective Pro Rata Shares whereupon such Lender will cease to be a Defaulting Lender; provided that no adjustments will be made retroactively with respect to Fees accrued or payments made by or on behalf of the Borrower while that Lender was a Defaulting Lender; and provided, further, that except to the extent otherwise expressly agreed by the affected parties, no change hereunder from Defaulting Lender to Lender will constitute a waiver or release of any claim of any party hereunder arising from that Lender’s having been a Defaulting Lender.

(g)    [Intentionally Omitted].

(h)    Purchase of Defaulting Lender’s Loans. During any period that a Lender is a Defaulting Lender, the Borrower may, by the Borrower giving written notice thereof to the Administrative Agent, such Defaulting Lender and the other Lenders, demand that such Defaulting Lender assign its Loans to an Eligible Assignee subject to and in accordance with the provisions of Section 13.6.(b). No party hereto shall have any obligation whatsoever to initiate any such replacement or to assist in finding an Eligible Assignee. In addition, any Lender who is not a Defaulting Lender may, but shall not be obligated, in its sole discretion, to acquire the face amount of all or a portion of such Defaulting Lender’s Loans via an assignment subject to and in accordance with the provisions of Section 13.6.(b). In connection with any such assignment, such Defaulting Lender shall promptly execute all documents reasonably requested to effect such assignment, including an appropriate Assignment and Assumption and, notwithstanding Section 13.6.(b), shall pay to the Administrative Agent an assignment fee in the amount of $5000. The exercise by the Borrower of its rights under this Section shall be at the Borrower’s sole cost and expense and at no cost or expense to the Administrative Agent or any of the Lenders, except the Defaulting Lender as set forth in the immediately preceding sentence.

Section 3.10. Taxes; Foreign Lenders.

(a)    Taxes Generally. All payments by the Borrower of principal of, and interest on, the Loans and all other Obligations shall be made free and clear of and without deduction for any present or

 

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future excise, stamp or other taxes, fees, duties, levies, imposts, charges, deductions, withholdings or other charges of any nature whatsoever imposed by any taxing authority, but excluding (i) franchise taxes, (ii) any taxes (other than withholding taxes) that would not be imposed but for a connection between the Administrative Agent or a Lender and the jurisdiction imposing such taxes (other than a connection arising solely by virtue of the activities of the Administrative Agent or such Lender pursuant to or in respect of this Agreement or any other Loan Document), (iii) any taxes imposed on or measured by any Lender’s assets, net income, receipts or branch profits, (iv) any taxes arising after the Agreement Date solely as a result of or attributable to a Lender changing its designated Lending Office after the date such Lender becomes a party hereto, and (v) any taxes imposed by Sections 1471 through Section 1474 of the Internal Revenue Code (including any official interpretations thereof, collectively “FATCA”) on any “withholdable payment” payable to such recipient as a result of the failure of such recipient to satisfy the applicable requirements as set forth in FATCA after December 31, 2012 (such non-excluded items being collectively called “Taxes”). If any withholding or deduction from any payment to be made by the Borrower hereunder is required in respect of any Taxes pursuant to any Applicable Law, then the Borrower will:

(i)    pay directly to the relevant Governmental Authority the full amount required to be so withheld or deducted;

(ii)    promptly forward to the Administrative Agent an official receipt or other documentation satisfactory to the Administrative Agent evidencing such payment to such Governmental Authority; and

(iii)    pay to the Administrative Agent for its account or the account of the applicable Lender such additional amount or amounts as is necessary to ensure that the net amount actually received by the Administrative Agent or such Lender will equal the full amount that the Administrative Agent or such Lender would have received had no such withholding or deduction been required.

(b)    Tax Indemnification. If the Borrower fails to pay any Taxes when due to the appropriate Governmental Authority or fails to remit to the Administrative Agent, for its account or the account of the respective Lender, as the case may be, the required receipts or other required documentary evidence, the Borrower shall indemnify the Administrative Agent and the Lenders for any incremental Taxes, interest or penalties that may become payable by the Administrative Agent or any Lender as a result of any such failure. For purposes of this Section, a distribution hereunder by the Administrative Agent or any Lender to or for the account of any Lender shall be deemed a payment by the Borrower.

(c)    Tax Forms. Prior to the date that any Lender or Participant organized under the laws of a jurisdiction other than the United States of America becomes a party hereto, such Person shall deliver to the Borrower and the Administrative Agent such certificates, documents or other evidence, as required by the Internal Revenue Code or Treasury Regulations issued pursuant thereto (including Internal Revenue Service Forms W-8ECI and W-8BEN, as applicable, or appropriate successor forms), properly completed, currently effective and duly executed by such Lender or Participant establishing that payments to it hereunder and under the Notes are (i) not subject to United States Federal backup withholding tax and (ii) not subject to United States Federal withholding tax under the Internal Revenue Code. Each such Lender or Participant shall, to the extent it may lawfully do so, (x) deliver further copies of such forms or other appropriate certifications on or before the date that any such forms expire or become obsolete and after the occurrence of any event requiring a change in the most recent form delivered to the Borrower or the Administrative Agent and (y) obtain such extensions of the time for filing, and renew such forms and certifications thereof, as may be reasonably requested by the Borrower or the Administrative Agent. The Borrower shall not be required to pay any amount pursuant to the last sentence of subsection (a) above to

 

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any Lender or Participant that is organized under the laws of a jurisdiction other than that in which the Borrower is a resident for tax purposes or the Administrative Agent, if it is organized under the laws of a jurisdiction other than that in which the Borrower is a resident for tax purposes, if such Lender, such Participant or the Administrative Agent, as applicable, fails to comply with the requirements of this subsection. If any such Lender or Participant, to the extent it may lawfully do so, fails to deliver the above forms or other documentation, then the Administrative Agent may withhold from such payment to such Lender such amounts as are required by the Internal Revenue Code. If any Governmental Authority asserts that the Administrative Agent did not properly withhold or backup withhold, as the case may be, any tax or other amount from payments made to or for the account of any Lender, such Lender shall indemnify the Administrative Agent therefor, including all penalties and interest, any taxes imposed by any jurisdiction on the amounts payable to the Administrative Agent under this Section, and costs and expenses (including all reasonable fees and disbursements of any law firm or other external counsel and the allocated cost of internal legal services and all disbursements of internal counsel) of the Administrative Agent. The obligation of the Lenders under this Section shall survive the termination of the Commitments, repayment of all Obligations and the resignation or replacement of the Administrative Agent.

(d)    USA Patriot Act Notice; Compliance. In order for the Administrative Agent to comply with the USA Patriot Act of 2001 (Public Law 107-56), prior to any Lender or Participant that is organized under the laws of a jurisdiction outside of the United States of America becoming a party hereto, the Administrative Agent may request, and such Lender or Participant shall provide to the Administrative Agent, its name, address, tax identification number and/or such other identification information as shall be necessary for the Administrative Agent to comply with federal law.

ARTICLE IV. BORROWING BASE PROPERTIES

Section 4.1. Eligibility of Properties.

(a)    Initial Borrowing Base Assets. As of the date hereof, the Lenders have approved for inclusion in calculations of the Borrowing Base (i) the Properties identified on Schedule 4.1., as well as the Unencumbered Eligible Property Value initially attributable to each such Property and the (ii) Mortgage Receivables identified on such Schedule.

(b)    Additional Borrowing Base Properties. If after the Effective Date the Borrower desires that any additional Eligible Property be included in calculations of the Borrowing Base, the Borrower shall so notify the Administrative Agent in writing and provide the Administrative Agent with the following, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent:

(i)    An operating statement for such Property certified by a representative of the Borrower as being true and correct in all material respects and prepared in accordance with GAAP, if available, and otherwise in accordance with tax basis accounting principles, for the previous two fiscal years and for the current fiscal year through the fiscal quarter most recently ended to the extent available if such Property was acquired by the Borrower or a Subsidiary within the last 2 years;

(ii)    A pro-forma operating statement or an operating budget for such Property for the current and immediately following fiscal year; provided, however, if such Property is subject to a Triple Net Lease, then only a 12-month forward rent roll shall be required;

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include the age, location, survey, current occupancy rate and physical condition of such Property and (B) the current and projected condition of the regional market and specific submarket in which such Property is located, prepared by the Borrower, CoStar Group, Inc. or another similar market analysis company reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent;

(iv)    A “Phase I” environmental assessment of such Property not more than 12 months old (or if such Property was previously subject to a Lien to secure Indebtedness of the Borrower or a Subsidiary and such Indebtedness was later satisfied in order to include such Property in the Borrowing Base, the most recently obtained “Phase I” obtained by the Borrower or a Subsidiary, so long as such “Phase I” was obtained within 3 years of the date of notification by the Borrower under this Section 4.1.(b), or such longer period, not to exceed 6 years of the date of notification by the Borrower under this Section 4.1(b), as approved by the Administrative Agent in its reasonable discretion, and the Borrower certifies that the representation set forth in Section 7.1.(o) is true and correct as of the date of such notification), which report has been prepared by Environmental Management Group or another environmental engineering firm acceptable to the Administrative Agent, such acceptance not to be unreasonably withheld, conditioned or delayed, including any “Phase II” environmental assessment prepared or recommended by such environmental engineering firm to be prepared for such Property;

(v)    A Borrowing Base Certificate that includes the Unencumbered Eligible Property Value of such Property;

(vi)    To the extent the owner of such Property is not the Borrower or already party to the Guaranty, such deliveries as are required pursuant to Section 8.12 hereof (which items shall be delivered, and such Subsidiary shall become a Guarantor, prior to the date such Property is included as a Borrowing Base Property); and

(vii)    Such other information the Administrative Agent may reasonably request in order to confirm that the Property is an Eligible Property.

Upon the Administrative Agent’s receipt of all of the foregoing items which shall be in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, such Property shall be deemed to be a Borrowing Base Property.

(c)    Nonconforming Properties. If a Property which the Borrower wants to have included in calculations of the Borrowing Base does not satisfy the requirements of an Eligible Property, the Borrower may by written notice to the Administrative Agent request that the Lenders nevertheless include such Property as a Borrowing Base Property. Such written notice shall set forth in a manner reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent a detailed description of each criteria set forth in the definition of Eligible Property which such Property fails to satisfy and the extent or manner in which it failed to satisfy such criteria (the “Nonconforming Features”). The Administrative Agent shall forward any such notice to the Lenders promptly upon receipt. In connection therewith, the Borrower shall deliver the information required by the immediately preceding subsection (b) to each of the Lenders. A Property shall become a Borrowing Base Property under this subsection only upon the approval of the Requisite Lenders, such approval not to be unreasonably withheld, conditioned or delayed.

(d)    Additional Unencumbered Mortgage Receivables. If after the Effective Date the Borrower desires that any additional Mortgage Receivable be included in calculations of the Borrowing Base, the Borrower shall so notify the Administrative Agent in writing and provide the Administrative Agent with the following, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent:

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(ii)    Evidence reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent that (x) the Lien securing such Mortgage Receivable is a first priority Lien and (y) establishes the amount of Indebtedness secured by the Lien securing such Mortgage Receivable and the Value of the property encumbered by such Lien;

(iii)     A Borrowing Base Certificate that includes the amount of such Mortgage Receivable; and

(iv)    Such other information the Administrative Agent may reasonably request in order to confirm that the Mortgage Receivable qualifies as an Unencumbered Mortgage Receivable.

Upon the Administrative Agent’s receipt of all of the foregoing items, such Mortgage Receivable shall be deemed to be an Unencumbered Mortgage Receivable.

Section 4.2. Release of Properties.

From time to time the Borrower may request, upon not less than 10 days prior written notice to the Administrative Agent (or such shorter period as may be acceptable to the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion), that a Borrowing Base Asset be no longer considered a Borrowing Base Asset, which release (a “Property Release”) shall be effected by the Administrative Agent if the Administrative Agent determines all of the following conditions are satisfied as of the date of such Property Release:

(a)    No Default or Event of Default exists or will exist immediately after giving effect to such Property Release and the reduction in the Borrowing Base by reason of such Property Release;

(b)    The representations and warranties made or deemed made by the Borrower and each other Loan Party in the Loan Documents to which any of them is a party, are true and correct in all material respects (except in the case of a representation or warranty qualified by materiality, in which case such representation or warranty shall be true and correct in all respects) immediately prior to and after giving effect to such Property Removal with the same force and effect as if made on and as of such date except to the extent (i) that such representations and warranties expressly relate solely to an earlier date (in which case such representations and warranties shall have been true and correct in all material respects (except in the case of a representation or warranty qualified by materiality, in which case such representation or warranty shall have been true and correct in all respects) on and as of such earlier date), and (ii) of changes in factual circumstances resulting from transactions permitted by the Loan Documents;

(c)    The Borrower shall have delivered to the Administrative Agent a Borrowing Base Certificate and Compliance Certificate demonstrating on a pro forma basis, and the Administrative Agent shall have determined to its reasonable satisfaction, that after giving effect to such request and any prepayment of the Loans or other Indebtedness to be made and/or the acceptance of any Property, Mortgage Receivable or cash or cash equivalents as an additional or replacement Borrowing Base Asset to be given concurrently with such request, that the Borrower will be in compliance with the covenants set forth in Section 10.1. after giving effect to the Property Release; and

(d)    After giving effect to such Property Release, the number of Borrowing Base Properties shall be at least 50, and the aggregate Unencumbered Eligible Property Values of such Borrowing Base Properties shall be at least $200,000,000. Delivery by the Borrower to the Administrative Agent of a

 

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request for a Property Release shall constitute a representation by the Borrower that the matters set forth in the immediately preceding clauses (a) and (b) (both as of the date of the giving of such request and as of the date of the effectiveness of such request) are true and correct with respect to such request.

Section 4.3. Frequency of Calculations of Borrowing Base.

Initially, the Borrowing Base shall be the amount set forth as such in the Borrowing Base Certificate delivered under Section 6.1. Thereafter, the Borrowing Base shall be the amount set forth as such in the Borrowing Base Certificate delivered from time to time under Sections 4.1., 4.2.(c) and 9.4.(d). Any increase in the Unencumbered Eligible Property Value of a Borrowing Base Property shall become effective as of the next determination of the Borrowing Base as provided in this Section.

ARTICLE V. YIELD PROTECTION, ETC.

Section 5.1. Additional Costs; Capital Adequacy.

(a)    Capital Adequacy. If any Lender determines that compliance with any law or regulation or with any guideline or request from any central bank or other Governmental Authority (whether or not having the force of law) affects or would affect the amount of capital required or expected to be maintained by such Lender, or any corporation controlling such Lender, as a consequence of, or with reference to, such Lender’s making or maintaining Loans below the rate which such Lender or such corporation controlling such Lender could have achieved but for such compliance (taking into account the policies of such Lender or such corporation with regard to capital), then the Borrower shall, from time to time, within thirty (30) days after written demand by such Lender, pay to such Lender additional amounts sufficient to compensate such Lender or such corporation controlling such Lender to the extent that such Lender determines such increase in capital is allocable to such Lender’s obligations hereunder.

(b)    Additional Costs. In addition to, and not in limitation of the immediately preceding subsection, the Borrower shall promptly pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of a Lender from time to time such amounts as such Lender may determine to be necessary to compensate such Lender for any costs incurred by such Lender that it determines are attributable to its making or maintaining of any LIBOR Loans or its obligation to make any LIBOR Loans hereunder, any reduction in any amount receivable by such Lender under this Agreement or any of the other Loan Documents in respect of any of such LIBOR Loans or such obligation or the maintenance by such Lender of capital in respect of its LIBOR Loans (such increases in costs and reductions in amounts receivable being herein called “Additional Costs”), resulting from any Regulatory Change that: (i) changes the basis of taxation of any amounts payable to such Lender under this Agreement or any of the other Loan Documents in respect of any of such LIBOR Loans (other than taxes imposed on or measured by the overall net income of such Lender or of its Lending Office for any of such LIBOR Loans by the jurisdiction in which such Lender has its principal office or such Lending Office), or (ii) imposes or modifies any reserve, special deposit or similar requirements (other than Regulation D of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System or other similar reserve requirement applicable to any other category of liabilities or category of extensions of credit or other assets by reference to which the interest rate on LIBOR Loans is determined to the extent utilized when determining Adjusted LIBOR for such Loans) relating to any extensions of credit or other assets of, or any deposits with or other liabilities of, or other credit extended by, or any other acquisition of funds by such Lender (or its parent corporation), or any commitment of such Lender or (iii) has or would have the effect of reducing the rate of return on capital of such Lender to a level below that which such Lender could have achieved but for such Regulatory Change (taking into consideration such Lender’s policies with respect to capital adequacy).

 

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(c)    Lender’s Suspension of LIBOR Loans. Without limiting the effect of the provisions of the immediately preceding subsections (a) and (b), if by reason of any Regulatory Change, any Lender either (i) incurs Additional Costs based on or measured by the excess above a specified level of the amount of a category of deposits or other liabilities of such Lender that includes deposits by reference to which the interest rate on LIBOR Loans is determined as provided in this Agreement or a category of extensions of credit or other assets of such Lender that includes LIBOR Loans or (ii) becomes subject to restrictions on the amount of such a category of liabilities or assets that it may hold, then, if such Lender so elects by notice to the Borrower (with a copy to the Administrative Agent), the obligation of such Lender to make or Continue, or to Convert Base Rate Loans into, LIBOR Loans shall be suspended until such Regulatory Change ceases to be in effect (in which case the provisions of Section 5.5. shall apply).

(d)    [Intentionally Omitted].

(e)    Notification and Determination of Additional Costs. Each of the Administrative Agent and each Lender, as the case may be, agrees to notify the Borrower (and in the case of a Lender, also to notify the Administrative Agent) of any event occurring after the Agreement Date entitling the Administrative Agent or such Lender to compensation under any of the preceding subsections of this Section as promptly as practicable; provided, however, that the failure of the Administrative Agent or any Lender to give such notice shall not release the Borrower from any of its obligations hereunder. The Administrative Agent and each Lender, as the case may be, agrees to furnish to the Borrower (and in the case of a Lender to the Administrative Agent as well) a certificate setting forth the basis and amount of each request for compensation under this Section and reasonably detailed calculations of the amount of such compensation. Determinations by the Administrative Agent or such Lender, as the case may be, of the effect of any Regulatory Change shall be conclusive provided that such determinations are made on a reasonable basis and in good faith.

(f)    Delay in Requests. Failure or delay on the part of the Administrative Agent or any Lender to demand compensation pursuant to this Section shall not constitute a waiver of the Administrative Agent’s or such Lender’s right to demand such compensation; provided that the Borrower shall not be required to compensate the Administrative Agent or a Lender pursuant to this Section for any increased costs incurred or reductions suffered more than 120 days prior to the date that the Administrative Agent or such Lender, as the case may be, notifies the Borrower of the event giving rise to such increased costs or reductions, and of the Administrative Agent’s or such Lender’s intention to claim compensation therefor (except that, if the event giving rise to such increased costs or reductions is retroactive, then the 120 day period referred to above shall be extended to include the period of retroactive effect thereof).

Section 5.2. Suspension of LIBOR Loans.

Anything herein to the contrary notwithstanding, if, on or prior to the determination of Adjusted LIBOR for any Interest Period:

(a)    the Administrative Agent reasonably determines (which determination shall be conclusive) that quotations of interest rates for the relevant deposits referred to in the definition of LIBOR are not being provided in the relevant amounts or for the relevant maturities for purposes of determining rates of interest for LIBOR Loans as provided herein or is otherwise unable to determine LIBOR or Adjusted LIBOR; or

(b)    the Administrative Agent reasonably determines (which determination shall be conclusive) that the relevant rates of interest referred to in the definition of LIBOR upon the basis of which the rate of interest for LIBOR Loans for such Interest Period is to be determined are not likely to adequately cover the cost to any Lender of making or maintaining LIBOR Loans for such Interest Period;

 

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then the Administrative Agent shall give the Borrower and each Lender prompt notice thereof and, so long as such condition remains in effect, the Lenders shall be under no obligation to, and shall not, Continue LIBOR Loans or Convert Loans into LIBOR Loans, and the Borrower shall, on the last day of each current Interest Period for each outstanding LIBOR Loan, either prepay such Loan or Convert such Loan into a Base Rate Loan.

Section 5.3. Illegality.

Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, if any Lender shall determine (which determination shall be conclusive and binding) that it is unlawful for such Lender to honor its obligation to maintain LIBOR Loans hereunder, then such Lender shall promptly notify the Borrower thereof (with a copy of such notice to the Administrative Agent) and such Lender’s obligation to Continue or to Convert Loans of any other Type into, LIBOR Loans shall be suspended, in each case, until such time as such Lender may again make and maintain LIBOR Loans (in which case the provisions of Section 5.5. shall be applicable).

Section 5.4. Compensation.

The Borrower shall pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Lender, upon the request of the Administrative Agent, such amount or amounts as the Administrative Agent shall determine in its sole discretion shall be sufficient to compensate such Lender for any loss, cost or expense attributable to:

(a)    any payment or prepayment (whether mandatory or optional) of a LIBOR Loan, or Conversion of a LIBOR Loan, made by such Lender for any reason (including, without limitation, acceleration) on a date other than the last day of the Interest Period for such Loan; or

(b)    any failure by the Borrower for any reason (including, without limitation, the failure of any of the applicable conditions precedent specified in Article 6.2. to be satisfied) to borrow a LIBOR Loan from such Lender on the date for such borrowing, or to Convert a Base Rate Loan into a LIBOR Loan or Continue a LIBOR Loan on the requested date of such Conversion or Continuation.

Not in limitation of the foregoing, such compensation shall include, without limitation, in the case of a LIBOR Loan, an amount equal to the then present value of (A) the amount of interest that would have accrued on such LIBOR Loan for the remainder of the Interest Period at the rate applicable to such LIBOR Loan, less (B) the amount of interest that would accrue on the same LIBOR Loan for the same period if LIBOR were set on the date on which such LIBOR Loan was repaid, prepaid or Converted or the date on which the Borrower failed to Convert or Continue such LIBOR Loan, as applicable, calculating present value by using as a discount rate equal to Adjusted LIBOR quoted on such date. Upon the Borrower’s request, the Administrative Agent shall provide the Borrower with a statement setting forth the basis for requesting such compensation and the method for determining the amount thereof. Any such statement shall be conclusive absent manifest error.

Section 5.5. Treatment of Affected Loans.

If the obligation of any Lender to Continue or to Convert Base Rate Loans into, LIBOR Loans shall be suspended pursuant to Section 5.1.(c), Section 5.2. or Section 5.3. then such Lender’s LIBOR

 

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Loans shall be automatically Converted into Base Rate Loans on the last day(s) of the then current Interest Period(s) for LIBOR Loans (or, in the case of a Conversion required by Section 5.1.(c), Section 5.2., or Section 5.3. on such earlier date as such Lender may specify to the Borrower with a copy to the Administrative Agent) and, unless and until such Lender gives notice as provided below that the circumstances specified in Section 5.1., Section 5.2. or Section 5.3. that gave rise to such Conversion no longer exist:

(i)    to the extent that such Lender’s LIBOR Loans have been so Converted, all payments and prepayments of principal that would otherwise be applied to such Lender’s LIBOR Loans shall be applied instead to its Base Rate Loans; and

(ii)    any portion of such Lender’s Loans that would otherwise be Continued by such Lender as a LIBOR Loan shall be Continued instead as a Base Rate Loan, and any Base Rate Loan of such Lender that would otherwise be Converted into a LIBOR Loans shall remain as a Base Rate Loan.

If such Lender gives notice to the Borrower (with a copy to the Administrative Agent) that the circumstances specified in Section 5.1.(c), 5.2. or 5.3. that gave rise to the Conversion of such Lender’s LIBOR Loans pursuant to this Section no longer exist (which such Lender agrees to do promptly upon such circumstances ceasing to exist) at a time when LIBOR Loans made by other Lenders are outstanding, then such Lender’s Base Rate Loans shall be automatically Converted, on the first day(s) of the next succeeding Interest Period(s) for such outstanding LIBOR Loans, to the extent necessary so that, after giving effect thereto, all Loans held by the Lenders holding LIBOR Loans and by such Lender are held pro rata (as to principal amounts, Types and Interest Periods) in accordance with the respective unpaid principal amount of the Loan held by each Lender.

Section 5.6. Affected Lenders.

If (a) a Lender requests compensation pursuant to Section 3.10. or 5.1., and the Requisite Lenders are not also doing the same, or (b) the obligation of any Lender to Continue, or to Convert Base Rate Loans into, LIBOR Loans shall be suspended pursuant to Section 5.1.(c) or 5.3. but the obligation of the Requisite Lenders shall not have been suspended under such Sections, then, so long as there does not then exist any Default or Event of Default, the Borrower may demand that such Lender (the “Affected Lender”), and upon such demand the Affected Lender shall promptly, assign its Loan to an Eligible Assignee subject to and in accordance with the provisions of Section 13.6.(b) for a purchase price equal to (x) the principal balance of the Loan then owing to the Affected Lender, plus (y) the aggregate amount of payments previously made by the Affected Lender under Section 2.3.(j) that have not been repaid, plus (z) any accrued but unpaid interest thereon and accrued but unpaid fees owing to the Affected Lender, or any other amount as may be mutually agreed upon by such Affected Lender and Eligible Assignee. Each of the Administrative Agent and the Affected Lender shall reasonably cooperate in effectuating the replacement of such Affected Lender under this Section, but at no time shall the Administrative Agent, such Affected Lender nor any other Lender nor any titled agent be obligated in any way whatsoever to initiate any such replacement or to assist in finding an Eligible Assignee. The exercise by the Borrower of its rights under this Section shall be at the Borrower’s sole cost and expense and at no cost or expense to the Administrative Agent, the Affected Lender or any of the other Lenders. The terms of this Section shall not in any way limit the Borrower’s obligation to pay to any Affected Lender compensation owing to such Affected Lender pursuant to this Agreement (including, without limitation, pursuant to Sections 3.10., 5.1. or 5.4.) with respect to any period up to the date of replacement.

 

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Section 5.7. Change of Lending Office.

Each Lender agrees that it will use reasonable efforts (consistent with its internal policy and legal and regulatory restrictions) to designate an alternate Lending Office with respect to any of its Loans affected by the matters or circumstances described in Sections 3.10., 5.1. or 5.3. to reduce the liability of the Borrower or avoid the results provided thereunder, so long as such designation is not disadvantageous to such Lender as determined by such Lender in its sole discretion, except that such Lender shall have no obligation to designate a Lending Office located in the United States of America.

Section 5.8. Assumptions Concerning Funding of LIBOR Loans.

Calculation of all amounts payable to a Lender under this Article shall be made as though such Lender had actually funded LIBOR Loans through the purchase of deposits in the relevant market bearing interest at the rate applicable to such LIBOR Loans in an amount equal to the amount of the LIBOR Loans and having a maturity comparable to the relevant Interest Period; provided, however, that each Lender may fund each of its LIBOR Loans in any manner it sees fit and the foregoing assumption shall be used only for calculation of amounts payable under this Article.

ARTICLE VI. CONDITIONS PRECEDENT

Section 6.1. Initial Conditions Precedent.

The obligation of the Lenders to make the Loans is subject to the satisfaction or waiver of the following conditions precedent:

(a)    The Administrative Agent shall have received each of the following, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent:

(i)    counterparts of this Agreement executed by each of the parties hereto;

(ii)    Term Notes (excluding any Lender that has requested that it not receive a Note) executed by the Borrower, payable to each applicable Lender and complying with the terms of Section 2.10.(a);

(iii)    the Guaranty executed by the Parent and each owner of an Eligible Property (other than the Borrower);

(iv)    an opinion of Tones Vaisey, PLLC, counsel to the Borrower and the other Loan Parties, addressed to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders and covering such matters as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request;

(v)    the certificate or articles of incorporation or formation, articles of organization, certificate of limited partnership, declaration of trust or other comparable organizational instrument (if any) of the Borrower and the Parent certified as of a recent date by the Secretary of State of the state of formation of such Person and of each other Loan Party certified as true, complete and correct copies by the Secretary or Assistant Secretary (or individual performing similar functions) of each other Loan Party;

(vi)    a certificate of good standing (or certificate of similar meaning) with respect to each Loan Party issued as of a recent date by the Secretary of State of the state of formation of each such Loan Party and certificates of qualification to transact business or other comparable

 

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certificates issued as of a recent date by each Secretary of State (and any state department of taxation, as applicable) of each state in which such Loan Party is required to be so qualified and where failure to be so qualified could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect;

(vii)    a certificate of incumbency signed by the Secretary or Assistant Secretary (or other individual performing similar functions) of each Loan Party with respect to each of the officers of such Loan Party authorized to execute and deliver the Loan Documents to which such Loan Party is a party, and in the case of the Borrower, authorized to execute and deliver on behalf of the Borrower the Notice of Term Loan Borrowing and Notices of Conversion and Notices of Continuation;

(viii)    copies certified by the Secretary or Assistant Secretary (or other individual performing similar functions) of each Loan Party of (A) the by-laws of such Loan Party, if a corporation, the operating agreement, if a limited liability company, the partnership agreement, if a limited or general partnership, or other comparable document in the case of any other form of legal entity and (B) all corporate, partnership, member or other necessary action taken by such Loan Party to authorize the execution, delivery and performance of the Loan Documents to which it is a party;

(ix)    a Borrowing Base Certificate calculated as of March 31, 2013 giving pro forma to the transactions contemplated herein;

(x)    a Compliance Certificate calculated on a pro forma basis for the Parent’s fiscal quarter ending March 31, 2013;

(xi)    evidence that the Fees, if any, then due and payable under Section 3.5., together with all other fees, expenses and reimbursement amounts due and payable to the Administrative Agent and any of the Lenders, including without limitation, the fees and expenses of counsel to the Administrative Agent, have been paid;

(xii)    the Notice of Term Loan Borrowing from the Borrower requesting $50,000,000 of Loans indicating how the proceeds thereof are to be made available to the Borrower, and if any of the Loans initially are to be LIBOR Loans, the Interest Period thereof; and

(xiii)    such other documents, agreements and instruments as the Administrative Agent, or any Lender through the Administrative Agent, may reasonably request;

(b)    In the good faith judgment of the Administrative Agent:

(i)    there shall not have occurred or become known to the Administrative Agent or any of the Lenders any event, condition, situation or status since the date of the information contained in the financial and business projections, budgets, pro forma data and forecasts concerning the Parent, the Borrower and their respective Subsidiaries delivered to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders prior to the Agreement Date that has had or could reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect;

(ii)    no litigation, action, suit, investigation or other arbitral, administrative or judicial proceeding shall be pending or threatened which could reasonably be expected to (A) result in a Material Adverse Effect or (B) restrain or enjoin, impose materially burdensome conditions on, or otherwise materially and adversely affect, the ability of the Parent, the Borrower or any other Loan Party to fulfill its obligations under the Loan Documents to which it is a party;

 

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(iii)    the Parent, the Borrower, the other Loan Parties, and their respective Subsidiaries shall have received all approvals, consents and waivers, and shall have made or given all necessary filings and notices as shall be required to consummate the transactions contemplated hereby without the occurrence of any default under, conflict with or violation of (A) any Applicable Law or (B) any material agreement, document or instrument to which any Loan Party is a party or by which any of them or their respective properties is bound;

(iv)    the Parent, the Borrower and each other Loan Party shall have provided all information requested by the Administrative Agent and each Lender in order to comply with the USA Patriot Act (Title III of Pub. L. 107-56 (signed into law October 26, 2001)); and

(v)    there shall not have occurred or exist any other material disruption of financial or capital markets that could reasonably be expected to materially and adversely affect the transactions contemplated by the Loan Documents.

Section 6.2. Conditions Precedent to All Credit Events.

In addition to satisfaction or waiver of the conditions precedent contained in Section 6.1., the obligations of the Lenders to make the Loans (including pursuant to Section 2.14.) are subject to the further conditions precedent that: (a) no Default or Event of Default shall exist as of the date of the making of the Loans or would exist immediately after giving effect thereto and (b) the representations and warranties made or deemed made by the Parent, the Borrower and each other Loan Party in the Loan Documents to which any of them is a party, shall be true and correct in all material respects (except in the case of a representation or warranty qualified by materiality, in which case such representation or warranty shall be true and correct in all respects) on and as of the date of the making of such Loan with the same force and effect as if made on and as of such date except to the extent that such representations and warranties expressly relate solely to an earlier date (in which case such representations and warranties shall have been true and correct in all material respects (except in the case of a representation or warranty qualified by materiality, in which case such representation or warranty shall have been true and correct in all respects) on and as of such earlier date) and except for changes in factual circumstances expressly permitted hereunder. Each Credit Event shall constitute a certification by the Borrower to the effect set forth in the preceding sentence (both as of the date of the giving of notice relating to such Credit Event and, unless the Borrower otherwise notifies the Administrative Agent prior to the date of such Credit Event, as of the date of the occurrence of such Credit Event). In addition, the Borrower shall be deemed to have represented to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders at the time the Loans are made that all conditions to the making of such Loans contained in this Article VI. have been satisfied.

ARTICLE VII. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

Section 7.1. Representations and Warranties.

In order to induce the Administrative Agent and each Lender to enter into this Agreement and to make the Loans, each of the Parent and the Borrower represents and warrants to the Administrative Agent and each Lender as follows:

(a)    Organization; Power; Qualification. Each of the Parent, the Borrower, the other Loan Parties and the other Subsidiaries is a corporation, partnership or other legal entity, duly organized or formed, validly existing and in good standing under the jurisdiction of its incorporation or formation, has the power and authority to own or lease its respective properties and to carry on its respective business as now being and hereafter proposed to be conducted and is duly qualified and is in good standing as a

 

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foreign corporation, partnership or other legal entity, and authorized to do business, in each jurisdiction in which the character of its properties or the nature of its business requires such qualification or authorization and where the failure to be so qualified or authorized could reasonably be expected to have, in each instance, a Material Adverse Effect.

(b)    Ownership Structure. Part I of Schedule 7.1.(b) is, as of the Agreement Date, a complete and correct list of all Subsidiaries of the Parent setting forth for each such Subsidiary, (i) the jurisdiction of organization of such Subsidiary, (ii) each Person holding any Equity Interest in such Subsidiary, (iii) the nature of the Equity Interests held by each such Person and (iv) the percentage of ownership of such Subsidiary represented by such Equity Interests. As of the Agreement Date, except as disclosed in such Schedule (A), each of the Parent and its Subsidiaries owns, free and clear of all Liens (other than Permitted Liens of the types described in clauses (a)(i) and (f) of the definition of the term “Permitted Liens”), and has the unencumbered right to vote, all outstanding Equity Interests in each Person shown to be held by it on such Schedule, (B) all of the issued and outstanding capital stock of each such Person organized as a corporation is validly issued, fully paid and nonassessable and (C) there are no outstanding subscriptions, options, warrants, commitments, preemptive rights or agreements of any kind (including, without limitation, any stockholders’ or voting trust agreements) for the issuance, sale, registration or voting of, or outstanding securities convertible into, any additional shares of capital stock of any class, or partnership or other ownership interests of any type in, any such Person. As of the Agreement Date, Part II of Schedule 7.1.(b) correctly sets forth all Unconsolidated Affiliates of the Parent, including the correct legal name of such Person, the type of legal entity which each such Person is, and all Equity Interests in such Person held directly or indirectly by the Parent.

(c)    Authorization of Loan Documents and Borrowings. The Borrower has the right and power, and has taken all necessary action to authorize it, to borrow and obtain other extensions of credit hereunder. The Parent, the Borrower and each other Loan Party has the right and power, and has taken all necessary action to authorize it, to execute, deliver and perform each of the Loan Documents to which it is a party in accordance with their respective terms and to consummate the transactions contemplated hereby and thereby. The Loan Documents to which the Parent, the Borrower or any other Loan Party is a party have been duly executed and delivered by the duly authorized officers of such Person and each is a legal, valid and binding obligation of such Person enforceable against such Person in accordance with its respective terms, except as the same may be limited by bankruptcy, insolvency, and other similar laws affecting the rights of creditors generally and the availability of equitable remedies for the enforcement of certain obligations (other than the payment of principal) contained herein or therein and as may be limited by equitable principles generally.

(d)    Compliance of Loan Documents with Laws. The execution, delivery and performance of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents to which any Loan Party is a party in accordance with their respective terms and the borrowings and other extensions of credit hereunder do not and will not, by the passage of time, the giving of notice, or both: (i) require any Governmental Approval or violate any Applicable Law (including all Environmental Laws) relating to the Parent, the Borrower or any other Loan Party; (ii) conflict with, result in a breach of or constitute a default under the organizational documents of any Loan Party, or any material indenture, agreement or other instrument to which the Parent, the Borrower or any other Loan Party is a party or by which it or any of its respective properties may be bound; or (iii) result in or require the creation or imposition of any Lien upon or with respect to any property now owned or hereafter acquired by any Loan Party other than in favor of the Administrative Agent for its benefit and the benefit of the Lenders.

(e)    Compliance with Law; Governmental Approvals. Each of the Parent, the Borrower, the other Loan Parties and the other Subsidiaries is in compliance with each Governmental Approval and all other Applicable Laws relating to it except for noncompliances which, and Governmental Approvals the failure to possess which, could not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to cause a Default or Event of Default or have a Material Adverse Effect.

 

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(f)    Title to Properties; Liens. Part I of Schedule 7.1.(f) is, as of the Agreement Date, a complete and correct listing of all real estate assets of the Parent, the Borrower, each other Loan Party and each other Subsidiary, setting forth, for each such Property, the current occupancy status of such Property and whether such Property is a Development Property and, if such Property is a Development Property, the status of completion of such Property. Each of the Borrower, each other Loan Party and each other Subsidiary has good, marketable and legal title to, or a valid leasehold interest in, its respective assets. As of the Agreement Date, there are no Liens against any assets of any Borrower or any Subsidiary other than Permitted Liens and Liens set forth on Part II of Schedule 7.1.(f).

(g)    Existing Indebtedness; Total Liabilities. Schedule 7.1.(g) is, as of the Agreement Date, a complete and correct listing of all Indebtedness (including all Guarantees) of each of the Parent, the Borrower, the other Loan Parties and the other Subsidiaries, and if such Indebtedness is secured by any Lien, a description of all of the property subject to such Lien. As of the Agreement Date, the Borrower, the other Loan Parties and the other Subsidiaries have materially performed and are in material compliance with all of the terms of such Indebtedness and all instruments and agreements relating thereto, and no event of default, or, to the best of Parent’s and the Borrower’s knowledge, no default or other event or condition which with the giving of notice, the lapse of time, or both, would constitute an event of default, exists with respect to any such Indebtedness.

(h)    Material Contracts. Schedule 7.1.(h) is, as of the Agreement Date, a true, correct and complete listing of all Material Contracts. Each of the Parent, the Borrower, the other Loan Parties and the other Subsidiaries that is party to any Material Contract has materially performed and is in material compliance with all of the terms of such Material Contract, and no default or event of default, or event or condition which with the giving of notice, the lapse of time, or both, would constitute such a default or event of default, exists with respect to any such Material Contract.

(i)    Litigation. Except as set forth on Schedule 7.1.(i), there are no actions, suits or proceedings pending (nor, to the knowledge of any Loan Party, are there any actions, suits or proceedings threatened, nor is there any basis therefor) against or in any other way relating adversely to or affecting the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party, any other Subsidiary or any of their respective property in any court or before any arbitrator of any kind or before or by any other Governmental Authority which, (i) could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect or (ii) in any manner draws into question the validity or enforceability of any Loan Document. There are no strikes, slowdowns, work stoppages or walkouts or other labor disputes in progress or threatened relating to, any Loan Party or any other Subsidiary.

(j)    Taxes. All federal, state and other material tax returns of the Parent, the Borrower, each other Loan Party and each other Subsidiary required by Applicable Law to be filed have been duly filed, and all federal, state and other material taxes, assessments and other governmental charges or levies upon, each Loan Party, each other Subsidiary and their respective properties, income, profits and assets which are due and payable have been paid, except any such nonpayment or non-filing which is at the time permitted under Section 8.6. As of the Agreement Date, none of the United States income tax returns of the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary is under audit. All material charges, accruals and reserves on the books of the Borrower, the other Loan Parties and the other Subsidiaries in respect of any taxes or other governmental charges are in accordance with GAAP for all periods ending after September 30, 2011.

 

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(k)    Financial Statements. The Borrower has furnished to each Lender copies of (i) the audited consolidated balance sheet of the Parent and its consolidated Subsidiaries for the fiscal years ended December 31, 2011 and December 31, 2012, and the related audited consolidated statements of operations, shareholders’ equity and cash flows for the fiscal years ended on such dates, with the opinion thereon of Ernst & Young LLP, and (ii) the unaudited consolidated balance sheet of the Parent and its consolidated Subsidiaries for the fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2013, and the related unaudited consolidated statements of operations and shareholders’ equity of the Parent and its consolidated Subsidiaries for the fiscal quarter ended on such date. Such financial statements (including in each case related schedules and notes) are complete and correct in all material respects and present fairly, in accordance with tax basis accounting principles for periods ending on or before September 30, 2011, and GAAP thereafter, consistently applied throughout the periods involved, the consolidated financial position of the Parent and its consolidated Subsidiaries as at their respective dates and the results of operations and, with respect to the financial statements referenced in clause (i), the cash flow for such periods (subject, as to interim statements, to changes resulting from normal year-end audit adjustments and absence of footnotes). None of the Parent, the Borrower or any of their respective Subsidiaries has on the Agreement Date any material contingent liabilities, liabilities, liabilities for taxes, unusual or long-term commitments or unrealized or forward anticipated losses from any unfavorable commitments that would be required to be set forth in its financial statements or notes thereto, except as referred to or reflected or provided for in said financial statements.

(l)    No Material Adverse Change; Solvency. Since December 31, 2012, there has been no event, change, circumstance or occurrence that could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect. Each of the Parent, the Borrower and the other Loan Parties is Solvent after giving effect to Section 30 of the Guaranty. The Parent, the Borrower, the other Loan Parties and the other Subsidiaries, on a consolidated basis, are Solvent.

(m)    ERISA.

(i)    Each Benefit Arrangement is in compliance with the applicable provisions of ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code and other Applicable Laws in all material respects. Except with respect to Multiemployer Plans, each Qualified Plan (A) has received a favorable determination from the Internal Revenue Service applicable to such Qualified Plan’s current remedial amendment cycle (as defined in Revenue Procedure 2007-44 or “2007-44” for short), (B) has timely filed for a favorable determination letter from the Internal Revenue Service during its staggered remedial amendment cycle (as defined in 2007-44) and such application is currently being processed by the Internal Revenue Service, (C) had filed for a determination letter prior to its “GUST remedial amendment period” (as defined in 2007-44) and received such determination letter and the staggered remedial amendment cycle first following the GUST remedial amendment period for such Qualified Plan has not yet expired, or (D) is maintained under a prototype plan and may rely upon a favorable opinion letter issued by the Internal Revenue Service with respect to such prototype plan. To the best knowledge of each of the Parent and the Borrower, nothing has occurred which would cause the loss of its reliance on each Qualified Plan’s favorable determination letter or opinion letter.

(ii)    With respect to any Benefit Arrangement that is a retiree welfare benefit arrangement, all amounts have been accrued on the applicable ERISA Group’s financial statements in accordance with FASB ASC 715. The “benefit obligation” of all Plans does not exceed the “fair market value of plan assets” for such Plans by more than $10,000,000 all as determined by and with such terms defined in accordance with FASB ASC 715.

 

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(iii)    Except as could not reasonably be expected, individually or in the aggregate, to have a Material Adverse Effect: (i) no ERISA Event has occurred or is expected to occur; (ii) there are no pending, or to the best knowledge of the Borrower, threatened, claims, actions or lawsuits or other action by any Governmental Authority, plan participant or beneficiary with respect to a Benefit Arrangement; (iii) there are no violations of the fiduciary responsibility rules with respect to any Benefit Arrangement; and (iv) no member of the ERISA Group has engaged in a non-exempt “prohibited transaction,” as defined in Section 406 of ERISA and Section 4975 of the Internal Revenue Code, in connection with any Plan, that would subject any member of the ERISA Group to a tax on prohibited transactions imposed by Section 502(i) of ERISA or Section 4975 of the Internal Revenue Code.

(n)    Absence of Default. None of (i) the Loan Parties is in default under its certificate or articles of incorporation or formation or any material provision of its bylaws, partnership agreement or other similar organizational documents, and (i) the other Subsidiaries of the Parent is in default of any material provision under its certificate or articles of incorporation or formation or any material provision of its bylaws, partnership agreement or other similar organizational documents. No event has occurred, which has not been remedied, cured or waived: (i) which constitutes a Default or an Event of Default; or (ii) which constitutes, or which with the passage of time, the giving of notice, or both, would constitute, a default or event of default by, any Loan Party or any other Subsidiary under any agreement (other than this Agreement) or judgment, decree or order to which any such Person is a party or by which any such Person or any of its respective properties may be bound where such default or event of default could, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

(o)    Environmental Laws. Each of the Borrower, each other Loan Party and each other Subsidiary: (i) is in compliance with all Environmental Laws applicable to its business, operations and the Properties, (ii) has obtained all Governmental Approvals which are required under Environmental Laws, and each such Governmental Approval is in full force and effect, and (iii) is in compliance with all terms and conditions of such Governmental Approvals, where with respect to each of the immediately preceding clauses (i) through (iii) the failure to obtain or to comply with could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect. Except for any of the following matters that could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect, no Loan Party has any knowledge of, or has received notice of, any past, present, or pending releases, events, conditions, circumstances, activities, practices, incidents, facts, occurrences, actions, or plans that, with respect to any Loan Party or any other Subsidiary, their respective businesses, operations or with respect to the Properties, may: (x) cause or contribute to an actual or alleged violation of or noncompliance with Environmental Laws, (y) cause or contribute to any other potential common-law or legal claim or other liability, or (z) cause any of the Properties to become subject to any restrictions on ownership, occupancy, use or transferability under any Environmental Law or require the filing or recording of any notice, approval or disclosure document under any Environmental Law and, with respect to the immediately preceding clauses (x) through (z) is based on or related to the on-site or off-site manufacture, generation, processing, distribution, use, treatment, storage, disposal, transport, removal, clean up or handling, or the emission, discharge, release or threatened release of any wastes or Hazardous Material, or any other requirement under Environmental Law. There is no civil, criminal, or administrative action, suit, demand, claim, hearing, notice, or demand letter, mandate, order, lien, request, investigation, or proceeding pending or, to the Parent’s or the Borrower’s knowledge after due inquiry, threatened, against the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary relating in any way to Environmental Laws which, reasonably could be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect. None of the Properties is listed on or proposed for listing on the National Priority List promulgated pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 and its implementing regulations, or any state or local priority list promulgated pursuant to any analogous state or local law. To either the Parent’s or the Borrower’s knowledge, no Hazardous Materials generated at or transported from the Properties are or have been

 

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transported to, or disposed of at, any location that is listed or proposed for listing on the National Priority List or any analogous state or local priority list, or any other location that is or has been the subject of a clean-up, removal or remedial action pursuant to any Environmental Law, except to the extent that such transportation or disposal could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.

(p)    Investment Company. None of the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary is (i) an “investment company” or a company “controlled” by an “investment company” within the meaning of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, or (ii) subject to any other Applicable Law which purports to regulate or restrict its ability to borrow money or obtain other extensions of credit or to consummate the transactions contemplated by this Agreement or to perform its obligations under any Loan Document to which it is a party.

(q)    Margin Stock. None of the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary is engaged principally, or as one of its important activities, in the business of extending credit for the purpose, whether immediate, incidental or ultimate, of buying or carrying “margin stock” within the meaning of Regulation U of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

(r)    Affiliate Transactions. Except as permitted by Section 10.8. or as otherwise set forth on Schedule 7.1.(r), none of the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary is a party to or bound by any agreement or arrangement with any Affiliate.

(s)    Intellectual Property. Each of the Loan Parties and each other Subsidiary owns or has the right to use, under valid license agreements or otherwise, all patents, licenses, franchises, trademarks, trademark rights, service marks, service mark rights, trade names, trade name rights, trade secrets and copyrights (collectively, “Intellectual Property”) necessary to the conduct of its businesses as specified in Section 7.1(t), without known conflict with any patent, license, franchise, trademark, trademark right, service mark, service mark right, trade secret, trade name, copyright, or other proprietary right of any other Person. No claim has been asserted to any Loan Party or any Subsidiary by any Person with respect to the use of any such Intellectual Property by the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary, or challenging or questioning the validity or effectiveness of any such Intellectual Property, in each case, that could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect. The use of such Intellectual Property by the Parent, the Borrower, the other Loan Parties and the other Subsidiaries does not infringe on the rights of any Person, subject to such claims and infringements as do not, in the aggregate, give rise to any liabilities on the part of the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary that could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

(t)    Business. As of the Agreement Date, the Parent, the Borrower, the other Loan Parties and the other Subsidiaries are engaged in the business of owning, leasing and financing real estate, together with other business activities incidental thereto.

(u)    Broker’s Fees. No broker’s or finder’s fee, commission or similar compensation will be payable with respect to the transactions contemplated hereby. No other similar fees or commissions will be payable by any Loan Party for any other services rendered to the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary ancillary to the transactions contemplated hereby.

(v)    Accuracy and Completeness of Information. All written information, reports and other papers and data (other than financial projections and other forward looking statements) furnished to the Administrative Agent or any Lender by, on behalf of, or at the direction of, the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary were, at the time the same were so furnished (including times prior to the Agreement Date in respect of any certificate, financial statement or other instrument delivered by or on behalf of any Loan Party prior to the Agreement Date and delivered to the Administrative Agent

 

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or any Lender in connection with the underwriting or closing the transactions contemplated by this Agreement), complete and correct in all material respects, to the extent necessary to give the recipient a true and accurate knowledge of the subject matter, or, in the case of financial statements, present fairly, in accordance with tax basis accounting principles for periods ending on or before September 30, 2011, and GAAP thereafter, consistently applied throughout the periods involved, the financial position of the Persons involved as at the date thereof and the results of operations for such periods (subject, as to interim statements, to changes resulting from normal year end audit adjustments and absence of full footnote disclosure). All financial projections and other forward looking statements prepared by or on behalf of the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary that have been or may hereafter be made available to the Administrative Agent or any Lender were or will be prepared in good faith based on assumptions that the Borrower, other Loan Party or other Subsidiary believed to be reasonable in light of the circumstances in which such financial projections and forward-looking statements were made (it being acknowledged that projections and forward-looking statements are not viewed as facts and the actual results may vary materially from projected results and that no assurance can be given that the projected results will be realized). No fact is known to any Loan Party which has had, or may in the future have (so far as any Loan Party can reasonably foresee) a Material Adverse Effect which has not been set forth in the financial statements referred to in Section 7.1.(k) or in such information, reports or other papers or data or otherwise disclosed in writing to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders. No document furnished or written statement made to the Administrative Agent or any Lender in connection with the negotiation, preparation or execution of, or pursuant to, this Agreement or any of the other Loan Documents contains or will contain any untrue statement of a material fact, or omits or will omit to state a material fact necessary in order to make the statements contained therein not misleading.

(w)    Not Plan Assets; No Prohibited Transactions. None of the assets of the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary constitutes “plan assets” within the meaning of ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code and the respective regulations promulgated thereunder. Assuming that no Lender funds any amount payable by it hereunder with “plan assets,” as that term is defined in 29 C.F.R. 2510.3-101, the execution, delivery and performance of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, and the extensions of credit and repayment of amounts hereunder, do not and will not constitute “prohibited transactions” under ERISA or the Internal Revenue Code.

(x)    OFAC. None of the Parent, the Borrower, any of the other Loan Parties, any of the other Subsidiaries, or to the Parent’s and the Borrower’s knowledge, any other Affiliate of the Parent: (i) is a person named on the list of Specially Designated Nationals or Blocked Persons maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) available at http://www.treas.gov/offices/enforcement/ofac/index.shtml or as otherwise published from time to time; (ii) is (A) an agency of the government of a country, (B) an organization controlled by a country, or (C) a person resident in a country that is subject to a sanctions program identified on the list maintained by OFAC and available at http://www.treas.gov/offices/enforcement/ofac/index.shtml, or as otherwise published from time to time, as such program may be applicable to such agency, organization or person; or (iii) derives any of its assets or operating income from investments in or transactions with any such country, agency, organization or person; and none of the proceeds from any Loan will be used to finance any operations, investments or activities in, or make any payments to, any such country, agency, organization, or person.

(y)    REIT Status. The Parent qualifies as, and has elected to be treated as, a REIT and is in compliance with all applicable requirements and conditions imposed under the Internal Revenue Code necessary to allow the Parent to maintain its status as a REIT.

(z)    Borrowing Base Assets. Each of the Properties and other assets included in calculations of the Borrowing Base satisfy all of the requirements contained in the definitions of “Eligible Property”,

 

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“Unencumbered Cash” and “Unencumbered Mortgage Receivable”, as applicable, except in the case of a Property to the extent the requirements in the definition of “Eligible Property” were waived by the Requisite Lenders, pursuant to Section 4.1.(c) at the time such Property was included in the Borrowing Base and such Property has not ceased to be a Borrowing Base Property pursuant to the definition thereof.

Section 7.2. Survival of Representations and Warranties, Etc.

All representations and warranties made under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents shall be deemed to be made at and as of the Agreement Date, the Effective Date, the date on which any extension of the Term Loan Maturity Date is effectuated pursuant to Section 2.12., and at and as of the date of the occurrence of each Credit Event, except to the extent that such representations and warranties expressly relate solely to an earlier date (in which case such representations and warranties shall have been true and correct in all material respects (except in the case of a representation or warranty qualified by materiality, in which case such representation or warranty shall be true and correct in all respects) on and as of such earlier date) and except for changes in factual circumstances expressly and specifically permitted hereunder. All such representations and warranties shall survive the effectiveness of this Agreement, the execution and delivery of the Loan Documents and the making of the Loans.

ARTICLE VIII. AFFIRMATIVE COVENANTS

For so long as this Agreement is in effect, the Parent and the Borrower, as applicable, shall comply with the following covenants:

Section 8.1. Preservation of Existence and Similar Matters.

Except as otherwise permitted under Section 10.4., the Parent and the Borrower shall, and shall cause each other Loan Party and each other Subsidiary to, preserve and maintain its respective existence, rights, franchises, licenses and privileges in the jurisdiction of its incorporation or formation and qualify and remain qualified and authorized to do business in each jurisdiction in which the character of its properties or the nature of its business requires such qualification and authorization and where the failure to be so authorized and qualified could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

Section 8.2. Compliance with Applicable Law.

The Parent and the Borrower shall, and shall cause each other Loan Party and each other Subsidiary to, comply with all Applicable Law, including the obtaining of all Governmental Approvals, the failure with which to comply or obtain could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

Section 8.3. Maintenance of Property.

In addition to the requirements of any of the other Loan Documents, the Parent and the Borrower shall, and shall cause each other Loan Party and each other Subsidiary to, or cause each tenant under a Tenant Lease to, (a) protect and preserve all of its respective material properties, including, but not limited to, all Intellectual Property necessary to the conduct of its respective business, and maintain in good repair, working order and condition all tangible properties, ordinary wear and tear excepted, and (b) from time to time make or cause to be made all needed and appropriate repairs, renewals, replacements and additions to such properties, so that the business carried on in connection therewith may be lawfully conducted at all times subject to the rights of tenants under Tenant Leases.

 

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Section 8.4. Conduct of Business.

The Parent and the Borrower shall, and shall cause each other Loan Party and each other Subsidiary to, carry on its respective businesses as described in Section 7.1.(t) and not enter into any line of business not otherwise engaged in by the Loan Parties as of the Agreement Date.

Section 8.5. Insurance.

In addition to the requirements of any of the other Loan Documents, the Parent and the Borrower shall, and shall cause each other Loan Party and each other Subsidiary to, or cause each tenant under a Tenant Lease to, maintain insurance (on a replacement cost basis) with financially sound and reputable insurance companies against such risks and in such amounts as is customarily maintained by Persons engaged in similar businesses or as may be required by Applicable Law. The Borrower shall from time to time deliver to the Administrative Agent upon request a detailed list (together with copies, if requested by the Administrative Agent) of all policies of the insurance then in effect, stating the names of the insurance companies, the amounts and rates of the insurance, the dates of the expiration thereof and the properties and risks covered thereby and/or certificates of property, casualty and flood insurance, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.

Section 8.6. Payment of Taxes and Claims.

The Parent and the Borrower shall, and shall cause each other Loan Party and each other Subsidiary to, pay and discharge (a) prior to delinquency, all taxes, assessments and governmental charges or levies imposed upon it or upon its income or profits or upon any properties belonging to it, and (b) within 10 days of the date due, all lawful claims of materialmen, mechanics, carriers, warehousemen and landlords for labor, materials, supplies and rentals which, if unpaid, could reasonably be expected to become a Lien on any properties of such Person; provided, however, that this Section shall not require the payment or discharge of any such tax, assessment, charge, levy or claim which is being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings which operate to suspend the collection thereof and for which adequate reserves have been established on the books of such Person in accordance with GAAP for all periods ending after September 30, 2011.

Section 8.7. Books and Records; Inspections.

The Parent and the Borrower shall, and shall cause each other Loan Party and each other Subsidiary to, keep proper books of record and account in which materially complete, true and correct entries shall be made of all dealings and transactions in relation to its business and activities. The Borrower shall, and shall cause each other Loan Party and each other Subsidiary to, permit representatives of the Administrative Agent or any Lender, upon three (3) Business Days’ prior written notice to the Borrower (provided that if a Default or Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, such written notice shall not be required), to visit, subject to the rights of tenants under Tenant Leases (so long as such rights do not consist of restrictions on a Lender’s right to visit a property imposed to avoid compliance with this Section), and inspect any of such Loan Parties’ or Subsidiaries’ respective properties, to examine and make abstracts from any of their respective books and records and to discuss their respective affairs, finances and accounts with their respective officers, employees and independent public accountants (in the presence of an officer of the Parent if an Event of Default does not then exist), all at such reasonable times during business hours and as often as may reasonably be requested and so long as no Event of Default exists, with reasonable prior notice. The Borrower shall be obligated to reimburse the Administrative Agent and the Lenders for their costs and expenses incurred in connection with the exercise of their rights under this Section only if such exercise occurs while a Default or Event of Default exists. If requested by the Administrative Agent, the Parent and the Borrower shall execute an

 

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authorization letter addressed to its accountants authorizing the Administrative Agent or any Lender to discuss the financial affairs of the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary with the Borrower’s accountants.

Section 8.8. Use of Proceeds.

The Borrower will use the proceeds of Loans to finance capital expenditures, to acquire properties, to repay Indebtedness of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, to provide for the general working capital needs of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries and for other general corporate purposes of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries. The Borrower shall not, and shall not permit any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary to, use any part of such proceeds to purchase or carry, or to reduce or retire or refinance any credit incurred to purchase or carry, any margin stock (within the meaning of Regulation U or Regulation X of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System) or to extend credit to others for the purpose of purchasing or carrying any such margin stock.

Section 8.9. Environmental Matters.

The Parent and the Borrower shall, and shall cause each other Loan Party and each other Subsidiary to, comply with all Environmental Laws the failure with which to comply could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect. The Parent and the Borrower shall comply, and shall cause each other Loan Party and each other Subsidiary to comply, and the Borrower shall use, and shall cause each other Loan Party and each other Subsidiary to use, commercially reasonable efforts to cause all other Persons occupying, using or present on the Properties to comply, with all Environmental Laws the failure with which to comply could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect. The Parent and the Borrower shall, and shall cause each other Loan Party and each other Subsidiary to, promptly take all actions and pay or arrange to pay all costs necessary for it and for the Properties to comply all Environmental Laws and all Governmental Approvals (including actions to remove and dispose of all Hazardous Materials and to clean up the Properties as required under Environmental Laws), in each case, the failure with which to comply could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect. The Parent and the Borrower shall, and shall cause each other Loan Party and each other Subsidiary to, promptly take all actions necessary to prevent the imposition of any Liens on any of their respective properties arising out of or related to any Environmental Laws. Nothing in this Section shall impose any obligation or liability whatsoever on the Administrative Agent or any Lender.

Section 8.10. Further Assurances.

At the Borrower’s cost and expense and upon the reasonable request of the Administrative Agent, the Parent and the Borrower shall, and shall cause each other Loan Party and each other Subsidiary to, duly execute and deliver or cause to be duly executed and delivered, to the Administrative Agent such further instruments, documents and certificates, and do and cause to be done such further acts that may be reasonably necessary or advisable in the reasonable opinion of the Administrative Agent to carry out more effectively the provisions and purposes of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents.

Section 8.11. Material Contracts.

The Parent and the Borrower shall, and shall cause each other Loan Party and each other Subsidiary to, duly and punctually perform and comply with any and all material representations, warranties, covenants and agreements expressed as binding upon any such Person under any Material Contract. Neither the Parent nor the Borrower shall, and neither the Parent nor the Borrower shall permit any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary to, do or knowingly permit to be done anything to impair materially the value of any of the Material Contracts.

 

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Section 8.12. Additional Guarantors.

(a)    Within a reasonable period of time (such period not to exceed 45 days) following the date that a Subsidiary of the Borrower first becomes the owner of an Eligible Property and if such Subsidiary still owns an Eligible Property on the date the following is required to be satisfied (such Subsidiary, a “Property Subsidiary”), the Borrower shall deliver to the Administrative Agent each of the following, in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, for such Property Subsidiary and for each other Subsidiary of the Parent (other than the Borrower) that owns any direct or indirect Equity Interest in such Property Subsidiary, in each case, if such Subsidiary or Subsidiaries not already party to the Guaranty: (i) an Accession Agreement and (ii) and the items that would have been delivered under Sections 6.1.(a)(iv) through (viii) and (xiv) if such Subsidiary or Subsidiaries had been a Loan Party on the Agreement Date.

(b)    The Borrower may request in writing that the Administrative Agent release, and upon receipt of such request the Administrative Agent shall release, a Guarantor (other than the Parent) from the Guaranty so long as: (i) such Guarantor is not required to be a party to the Guaranty under the immediately preceding subsection (a); (ii) no Default or Event of Default shall then be in existence or would occur as a result of such release, including without limitation, a Default or Event of Default resulting from a violation of any of the covenants contained in Section 10.1.; (iii) the representations and warranties made or deemed made by the Parent, the Borrower and each other Loan Party in the Loan Documents to which any of them is a party, shall be true and correct in all material respects (except in the case of a representation or warranty qualified by materiality, in which case such representation or warranty shall be true and correct in all respects) on and as of the date of such release with the same force and effect as if made on and as of such date except to the extent that such representations and warranties expressly relate solely to an earlier date (in which case such representations and warranties shall have been true and correct in all material respects (except in the case of a representation or warranty qualified by materiality, in which case such representation or warranty shall be true and correct in all respects) on and as of such earlier date) and except for changes in factual circumstances specifically and expressly permitted under the Loan Documents; (iv) if, upon removal of such entity as a Guarantor, any Property would cease to be a Borrowing Base Property, the Borrower shall have complied with the requirements of Section 4.2; (v) such Guarantor will not have any, or will be released contemporaneously from all, Guarantee obligations in respect of the Existing Credit Agreement; and (vi) the Administrative Agent shall have received such written request at least 10 Business Days (or such shorter period as may be acceptable to the Administrative Agent) prior to the requested date of release. Delivery by the Borrower to the Administrative Agent of any such request shall constitute a representation by the Borrower that the matters set forth in the preceding sentence (both as of the date of the giving of such request and as of the date of the effectiveness of such request) are true and correct with respect to such request.

Section 8.13. REIT Status.

The Parent shall maintain its status as, and election to be treated as, a REIT under the Internal Revenue Code.

Section 8.14. Derivatives Contract.

Within forty five (45) days of the Effective Date, Borrower shall deliver to Administrative Agent one or more International Swaps and Derivatives Association master agreements executed by the Borrower, including completed Schedules thereto and trade confirmations providing for a floating to fixed interest rate swaps on an aggregate notional amount of at least $50,000,000 in respect of all unsecured borrowings and for a period of at least 5 years (giving effect to any forward starting interest rate swaps), together with evidence of the Borrower’s authority to enter into such agreements.

 

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ARTICLE IX. INFORMATION

For so long as this Agreement is in effect, the Parent and the Borrower, as applicable, shall furnish to the Administrative Agent for distribution to each of the Lenders:

Section 9.1. Quarterly Financial Statements.

As soon as available but in no event later than 60 days after the end of each of the first, second and third fiscal quarters of the Parent, the unaudited consolidated balance sheet of the Parent and its Subsidiaries as at the end of such period and the related unaudited consolidated statements of operations, stockholders’ equity and cash flows of the Parent and its Subsidiaries for such period, setting forth in each case in comparative form the figures as of the end of and for the corresponding periods of the previous fiscal year, all of which shall be certified by a Financial Officer of the Parent, in his or her opinion, to present fairly, in accordance with GAAP and in all material respects, the consolidated financial position of the Parent and its Subsidiaries as at the date thereof and the results of operations for such period (subject to normal year-end audit adjustments and the absence of footnotes).

Section 9.2. Year-End Statements.

As soon as available but in no event later than 120 days after the end of each fiscal year of the Parent, the audited consolidated balance sheet of the Parent and its Subsidiaries as at the end of such fiscal year and the related audited consolidated statements of operations, stockholders’ equity and cash flows of the Parent and its Subsidiaries for such fiscal year, setting forth in comparative form the figures as at the end of and for the previous fiscal year, all of which shall be (a) certified by a Financial Officer of the Parent, in his or her opinion, to present fairly, in accordance with GAAP and in all material respects, the financial position of the Parent and its Subsidiaries as at the date thereof and the result of operations for such period and (b) accompanied by the report thereon of Ernst & Young or any other independent certified public accountants of recognized standing reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent, whose report shall be unqualified and in scope and substance satisfactory to the Requisite Lenders and who shall have authorized the Parent to deliver such financial statements and report thereon to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders pursuant to this Agreement.

Section 9.3. Compliance Certificate.

At the time the financial statements are furnished pursuant to Sections 9.1. and 9.2., a certificate substantially in the form of Exhibit G (a “Compliance Certificate”) executed on behalf of the Parent by a Financial Officer of the Parent (a) setting forth a reasonably detailed list of all Eligible Properties which the Borrower has included in calculations of Total Unencumbered Eligible Property Value for the fiscal period covered by such Compliance Certificate; (b) setting forth in reasonable detail as of the end of such quarterly accounting period or fiscal year, as the case may be, the calculations required to establish whether the Parent was in compliance with the covenants contained in Section 10.1.; and (c) stating that no Default or Event of Default exists, or, if such is not the case, specifying such Default or Event of Default and its nature, when it occurred and the steps being taken by the Parent and/or the Borrower with respect to such event, condition or failure.

 

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Section 9.4. Other Information.

(a)    Promptly upon receipt thereof, copies of any management report submitted to the Parent, the Borrower or either of their Board of Directors by its independent public accountants;

(b)    Within five (5) Business Days of the filing thereof, copies of all registration statements (excluding the exhibits thereto (unless requested by the Administrative Agent) and any registration statements on Form S-8 or its equivalent), reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K (or their equivalents) and all other periodic reports which any Loan Party or any other Subsidiary shall file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (or any Governmental Authority substituted therefor) or any national securities exchange;

(c)    Promptly upon the mailing thereof to the shareholders of the Parent generally, copies of all financial statements, reports and proxy statements so mailed and promptly upon the issuance thereof copies of all press releases issued by the Parent, the Borrower, any other Subsidiary or any other Loan Party;

(d)    Within forty-five (45) days after the end of each fiscal quarter of the Parent, (i) a Borrowing Base Certificate and (ii) an operating summary with respect to each Borrowing Base Property including without limitation, a quarterly and year-to-date statement of Net Operating Income and a leasing/occupancy status report together with a current rent roll for such Property (except if such Borrowing Base Property is subject to a Triple Net Lease, in which case, the Borrower shall furnish to the Administrative Agent a rent roll showing rent paid for the last fiscal quarter for such Borrowing Base Property);

(e)    No later than forty-five (45) days before the end of each fiscal year of the Parent ending prior to the Termination Date, projected balance sheets, operating statements and sources and uses of cash of the Parent and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis for each quarter of the next succeeding fiscal year, all itemized in reasonable detail. The foregoing shall be accompanied by pro forma calculations, together with detailed assumptions, required to establish whether or not the Parent, and when appropriate its consolidated Subsidiaries, will be in compliance with the covenants contained in Sections 10.1. at the end of each fiscal quarter of the next succeeding fiscal year;

(f)    Prior to February 1 of each year prior to the Termination Date, a property budget for each Borrowing Base Property for the coming fiscal year of the Parent; provided, however, if such Borrowing Base Property is subject to a Triple Net Lease, then only a 12-month forward rent roll shall be required;

(g)    If any ERISA Event shall occur that individually, or together with any other ERISA Event that has occurred, could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect, a certificate of the chief executive officer or chief financial officer of the Parent setting forth details as to such occurrence and the action, if any, which the Parent or applicable member of the ERISA Group is required or proposes to take;

(h)    To the extent any Responsible Officer of a Loan Party or any other Subsidiary is aware of the same, prompt notice of the commencement of any proceeding or investigation by or before any Governmental Authority and any action or proceeding in any court or other tribunal or before any arbitrator against or in any other way relating to, or affecting, any Loan Party or any other Subsidiary or any of their respective properties, assets or businesses which could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect, and prompt notice of the receipt of notice that any United States income tax returns of any Loan Party or any other Subsidiary are being audited;

 

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(i)    A copy of any amendment to the certificate or articles of incorporation or formation, bylaws, partnership agreement or other similar organizational documents of the Borrower or any other Loan Party within five (5) Business Days after the effectiveness thereof;

(j)    Prompt notice of (i) any change in any Financial Officer of the Parent or the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary, (ii) any change in the business, assets, liabilities, financial condition, results of operations of any Loan Party or any other Subsidiary or (iii) the occurrence of any other event which, in the case of any of the immediately preceding clauses (i) through (iii), has had, or could reasonably be expected to have, a Material Adverse Effect;

(k)    Prompt notice of the occurrence of any Default or Event of Default or any event which constitutes or which with the passage of time, the giving of notice, or otherwise, would constitute a default or event of default by any Loan Party or any other Subsidiary under any Material Contract to which any such Person is a party or by which any such Person or any of its respective properties may be bound;

(l)    Prompt notice of any order, judgment or decree in excess of $5,000,000 having been entered against any Loan Party or any other Subsidiary or any of their respective properties or assets;

(m)    Any notification of a violation of any Applicable Law or any inquiry shall have been received by any Loan Party or any other Subsidiary from any Governmental Authority that could reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect;

(n)    Promptly upon the request of the Administrative Agent, evidence of the Parent’s calculation of the Ownership Share with respect to a Subsidiary or an Unconsolidated Affiliate, such evidence to be in form and detail reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent;

(o)    Promptly, upon each request, information identifying any Loan Party as a Lender may request in order to comply with the USA Patriot Act (Title III of Pub. L. 107-56 (signed into law October 26, 2001));

(p)    Promptly, and in any event within 3 Business Days after a Responsible Officer of the Parent or the Borrower obtains knowledge thereof, written notice of the occurrence of any of the following: (i) the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary shall receive notice that any violation of or noncompliance with any Environmental Law has or may have been committed or is threatened; (ii) the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary shall receive notice that any administrative or judicial complaint, order or petition has been filed or other proceeding has been initiated, or is about to be filed or initiated against any such Person alleging any violation of or noncompliance with any Environmental Law or requiring any such Person to take any action in connection with the release or threatened release of Hazardous Materials; (iii) the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary shall receive any notice from a Governmental Authority or private party alleging that any such Person may be liable or responsible for any costs associated with a response to, or remediation or cleanup of, a release or threatened release of Hazardous Materials or any damages caused thereby; or (iv) the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary shall receive notice of any other fact, circumstance or condition that could reasonably be expected to form the basis of an environmental claim, and the matters covered by notices referred to in any of the immediately preceding clauses (i) through (iv), whether individually or in the aggregate, could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect;

 

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(q)    Promptly upon, and in any event within 10 Business Days of, any change in the Borrower’s Credit Rating, a certificate stating that the Borrower’s Credit Rating has changed and the new Credit Rating that is in effect; and

(r)    From time to time and promptly upon each request, such data, certificates, reports, statements, documents or further information regarding any Property or the business, assets, liabilities, financial condition, results of operations or business prospects of the Parent, the Borrower, any of the other Subsidiaries, or any other Loan Party as the Administrative Agent or any Lender may reasonably request.

Section 9.5. Electronic Delivery of Certain Information.

(a)    Documents required to be delivered pursuant to the Loan Documents may be delivered by electronic communication and delivery, including, the Internet, e-mail or intranet websites to which the Administrative Agent and each Lender have access (including a commercial, third-party website such as www.sec.gov <http://www.sec.gov> or a website sponsored or hosted by the Administrative Agent or the Borrower) provided that the foregoing shall not apply to (i) notices to any Lender pursuant to Article II. and (ii) any Lender that has notified the Administrative Agent and the Borrower that it cannot or does not want to receive electronic communications. The Administrative Agent, the Parent or the Borrower may, in its discretion, agree to accept notices and other communications to it hereunder by electronic delivery pursuant to procedures approved by it for all or particular notices or communications. Documents or notices delivered electronically (other than by e-mail) shall be deemed to have been delivered twenty-four (24) hours after the date and time on which the Administrative Agent, the Parent or the Borrower posts such documents or the documents become available on a commercial website and the Administrative Agent, the Parent or the Borrower notifies each Lender of said posting and provides a link thereto provided if such notice or other communication is not sent or posted during the normal business hours of the recipient, said posting date and time shall be deemed to have commenced as of 9:00 a.m. Eastern time on the opening of business on the next business day for the recipient. Notwithstanding anything contained herein, in every instance the Parent shall be required to provide paper copies of the certificate required by Section 9.3. to the Administrative Agent and shall deliver paper copies of any documents to the Administrative Agent or to any Lender that requests such paper copies until a written request to cease delivering paper copies is given by the Administrative Agent or such Lender. Except for the certificates required by Section 9.3., the Administrative Agent shall have no obligation to request the delivery of or to maintain paper copies of the documents delivered electronically, and in any event shall have no responsibility to monitor compliance by the Borrower with any such request for delivery. Each Lender shall be solely responsible for requesting delivery to it of paper copies and maintaining its paper or electronic documents.

(b)    Documents required to be delivered pursuant to Article II. may be delivered electronically to a website provided for such purpose by the Administrative Agent pursuant to the procedures provided to the Borrower by the Administrative Agent.

Section 9.6. USA Patriot Act Notice; Compliance.

The USA Patriot Act of 2001 (Public Law 107-56) and federal regulations issued with respect thereto require all financial institutions to obtain, verify and record certain information that identifies individuals or business entities which open an “account” with such financial institution. Consequently, a Lender (for itself and/or as Administrative Agent for all Lenders hereunder) may from time-to-time request, and the Parent and the Borrower shall, and shall cause the other Loan Parties to, provide to such Lender, such Loan Party’s name, address, tax identification number and/or such other identification information as shall be necessary for such Lender to comply with federal law. An “account” for this purpose may include, without limitation, a deposit account, cash management service, a transaction or asset account, a credit account, a loan or other extension of credit, and/or other financial services product.

 

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ARTICLE X. NEGATIVE COVENANTS

For so long as this Agreement is in effect, the Parent or the Borrower, as applicable, shall comply with the following covenants:

Section 10.1. Financial Covenants.

(a)    Leverage Ratio. The Parent shall not permit the ratio of (i) Total Outstanding Indebtedness of the Parent and its Subsidiaries to (ii) Total Market Value, to exceed 0.575 to 1.00 (or 0.60 to 1.00 if the corresponding ratio in Section 10.1(a) of the Existing Credit Agreement is ever amended to be 0.60 to 1.00 pursuant to the Borrowing Base Amendment) at any time.

(b)    Secured Indebtedness Ratio. The Parent shall not permit the ratio of (i) Secured Indebtedness of the Parent and its Subsidiaries to (ii) Total Market Value, at any time to exceed the ratio corresponding to the applicable period set forth below:

 

Period

  Secured Indebtedness to Total
Market Value

Before December 31, 2013

  0.50 to 1.00

On and after December 31, 2013 but before December 31, 2014

  0.45 to 1.00

On and after December 31, 2014

  0.40 to 1.00

(c)    Recourse Secured Indebtedness Ratio. The Parent shall not permit the ratio of (i) Secured Indebtedness that is not Nonrecourse Indebtedness of the Parent and its Subsidiaries to (ii) to Total Market Value, at any time to exceed the ratio corresponding to the applicable period set forth below:

 

Period

   Recourse Secured Indebtedness to
Total Market Value

On or before October 2, 2014

   0.150 to 1.00

After October 2, 2014

   0.100 to 1.00

(d)    Adjusted EBITDA to Interest Expense. The Parent shall not permit the ratio of (i) Adjusted EBITDA of the Parent and its Subsidiaries for the fiscal quarter most recently ended for which financial statements are available to (ii) Interest Expense of the Parent and its Subsidiaries for such fiscal quarter, to be less than 1.85 to 1.0 at any time.

(e)    Adjusted EBITDA to Fixed Charges. The Parent shall not permit the ratio of (i) Adjusted EBITDA of the Parent and its Subsidiaries for the fiscal quarter most recently ended for which financial statements are available to (ii) Fixed Charges of the Parent and its Subsidiaries for such fiscal quarter, at any time to be less than 1.50 to 1.00.

(f)    Tangible Net Worth. The Parent shall not permit Tangible Net Worth at any time to be less than (i) $200,000,000 plus (ii) 85.0% of the Net Proceeds of all Equity Issuances effected after the Agreement Date by the Parent or any of its Subsidiaries to any Person other than the Parent or any of its Subsidiaries:

 

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(g)    Ratio of Total Unsecured Indebtedness to Total Unencumbered Eligible Property Value. The Parent shall not permit the ratio of (i) Total Unsecured Indebtedness of the Parent and its Subsidiaries to (ii) Total Unencumbered Eligible Property Value to exceed 0.575 to 1.00 at any time.

(h)    Permitted Investments. The Parent shall not, and shall not permit any Loan Party or other Subsidiary to, make an Investment in or otherwise own the following items which would cause the aggregate value (determined in accordance with GAAP in the cases of clauses (i) through (iii)) of such holdings of such Persons to exceed 15.0% of Total Market Value at any time:

(i)    unimproved real estate (which shall not include any Development Property);

(ii)    Common stock, Preferred Equity and other Equity Interests in Persons (other than Wholly Owned Subsidiaries);

(iii)    Mortgage Receivables in favor of the Borrower, any other Loan Party or other Subsidiary; and

(iv)    Total Budgeted Costs for Development Properties.

In addition to the foregoing limitation regarding the aggregate value of clauses (i) through (iv), the aggregate value of clause (ii) shall not exceed 10.0% of Total Market Value at any time, and the aggregate value of clause (iii) shall not exceed 10% of Total Market Value at any time.

(i)    Dividends and Other Restricted Payments. Subject to the following sentence, if an Event of Default exists, neither the Parent nor the Borrower shall, and neither the Parent nor the Borrower shall permit any of its Subsidiaries to, declare or make any Restricted Payments except that the Parent may declare and make cash distributions to its shareholders in an aggregate amount not to exceed the minimum amount necessary for the Parent to remain in compliance with Section 8.13. (and the Borrower and its Subsidiaries may declare and make cash distributions to the Parent for such purpose), and Subsidiaries of the Borrower may pay Restricted Payments to the Borrower or any other Subsidiary of the Borrower that is a Loan Party. If an Event of Default specified in Section 11.1.(a), Section 11.1.(e) or Section 11.1.(f) shall exist, or if as a result of the occurrence of any other Event of Default any of the Obligations have been accelerated pursuant to Section 11.2.(a), neither the Parent nor the Borrower shall, and neither the Parent nor the Borrower shall permit any Subsidiary to, make any Restricted Payments to any Person except that Subsidiaries may pay Restricted Payments to the Borrower or any other Subsidiary of the Borrower that is a Loan Party.

(j)    Total Unencumbered Eligible Property Value. The Parent shall not, and shall not permit Total Unencumbered Eligible Property Value to be less than $200,000,000 at any time.

(k)    Eligible Properties. The Parent shall not permit the number of Eligible Properties to be less than 50 at any time.

Section 10.2. Negative Pledge.

(a)    Neither the Parent nor the Borrower shall, and neither the Parent nor the Borrower shall permit any other Loan Party or Subsidiary to, (i) create, assume, incur, permit or suffer to exist any Lien on any Borrowing Base Asset or any direct or indirect ownership interest of the Borrower in any Person owning any Borrowing Base Asset, now owned or hereafter acquired, except for Permitted Liens; provided, that the provisions of this clause (i) shall be of no effect so long as the Existing Credit

 

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Agreement remains in effect or (ii) except for the Negative Pledge contained in the Existing Credit Agreement, permit any Borrowing Base Asset or any direct or indirect ownership interest of the Borrower or in any Person owning a Borrowing Base Asset, to be subject to a Negative Pledge if such Negative Pledge prohibits or purports to prohibit the creation of a Lien on such Borrowing Base Asset or ownership interest as security for the Obligations.

(b)    Neither the Parent nor the Borrower, and neither the Parent nor the Borrower shall permit any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary to, create, assume, or incur any Lien (other than Permitted Liens) upon any of its properties, assets, income or profits of any character whether now owned or hereafter acquired if immediately prior to the creation, assumption or incurring of such Lien, or immediately thereafter, a Default or Event of Default is or would be in existence, including without limitation, a Default or Event of Default resulting from a violation of any of the covenants contained in Section 10.1.

(c)    If any Borrowing Base Asset becomes subject to a Lien causing such Borrowing Base Asset to no longer satisfy the definition of Eligible Property, Unencumbered Mortgage Receivable or Unencumbered Cash, as applicable, then the Borrower or the applicable Subsidiary shall cause the Obligations to be secured equally and ratably with all other obligations secured by such Lien, and in any case the Lenders shall have the benefit, to the full extent that and with such priority as, the Lenders may be entitled under Applicable Law, of an equitable Lien on such Borrowing Base Asset as security for the Obligations. The grant of a Lien pursuant to this Section 10.2.(c) shall not be deemed to cure any Default or Event of Default occurring as a result of such Borrowing Base Asset becoming subject to such Lien.

Section 10.3. Restrictions on Intercompany Transfers.

Neither the Parent nor the Borrower shall, and neither the Parent nor the Borrower shall permit any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary (other than an Excluded Subsidiary) to, create or otherwise cause or suffer to exist or become effective any consensual encumbrance or restriction of any kind on the ability of any Subsidiary (other than an Excluded Subsidiary) to: (a) pay dividends or make any other distribution on any of such Subsidiary’s capital stock or other equity interests owned by the Parent, the Borrower or any other Subsidiary; (b) pay any Indebtedness owed to the Parent, the Borrower or any other Subsidiary; (c) make loans or advances to the Parent, the Borrower or any other Subsidiary; or (d) transfer any of its property or assets to the Parent, the Borrower or any other Subsidiary; other than:

(i)    with respect to clauses (a) through (d), those encumbrances or restrictions contained in (x) any Loan Document, (y) the Existing Credit Agreement or (z) any other agreement (A) evidencing Indebtedness that is not Secured Indebtedness which the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary may create, incur, assume or permit or suffer to exist under this Agreement and (B) containing encumbrances and restrictions imposed in connection with such Indebtedness that are either substantially similar to, or less restrictive than, the encumbrances and restrictions set forth in this Agreement;

(ii)    with respect to clause (d), customary provisions restricting assignment of any agreement entered into by the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary in the ordinary course of business; and

(iii)    with respect to clause (d), those encumbrances or restrictions contained in an agreement (x) evidencing Indebtedness which a Subsidiary may create, incur, assume, or permit or suffer to exist under this Agreement and (y) which Indebtedness is secured by a Lien on the assets of such Subsidiary permitted to exist under the Loan Documents, so long as such encumbrances and restrictions apply only to such Subsidiary and such Subsidiary has no material assets other than those encumbered by such Lien.

 

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Section 10.4. Merger, Consolidation, Sales of Assets and Other Arrangements.

Neither the Parent nor the Borrower shall, and neither the Parent nor the Borrower shall permit any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary to, (a) enter into any transaction of merger or consolidation (other than (x) any transaction of merger or consolidation between or among Loan Parties; provided that if the Parent or the Borrower enters into such a transaction of merger, it is the survivor thereof, (y) any transaction of merger or consolidation of a Subsidiary that is not Loan Party into a Loan Party so long as the Loan Party is the survivor thereof and (z) any transaction of merger or consolidation between two or more Subsidiaries that are not Loan Parties); (b) liquidate, windup or dissolve itself (or suffer any liquidation or dissolution); (c) convey, sell, lease, sublease, transfer or otherwise dispose of, in one transaction or a series of transactions, all or any substantial part of its business or assets, or the capital stock of or other Equity Interests in any of its Subsidiaries, whether now owned or hereafter acquired; or (d) acquire any assets of, or make an Investment in, any other Person; provided, however, that any of the actions described in the immediately preceding clauses (a) through (d) may be taken with respect to the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary so long as (x) immediately prior to the taking of such action, and immediately thereafter and after giving effect thereto, no Default or Event of Default is or would be in existence and (y) if as a result of any such transaction, or series of such actions, the amount of Consolidated Tangible Assets would increase or decrease by 25.0%, then the Requisite Lenders shall have given their prior written consent to such action or series of actions (such consent not to be unreasonably withheld, conditioned or delayed); notwithstanding the foregoing, the Parent and the Borrower may not enter into a transaction of merger pursuant to which such Loan Party is not the survivor of such merger.

Further, no Loan Party nor any Subsidiary, shall enter into any sale-leaseback transactions or other transaction by which such Loan Party or Subsidiary shall remain liable as lessee (or the economic equivalent thereof) of any real or personal property that it has sold or leased to another Person.

Section 10.5. Plans.

Neither the Parent nor the Borrower shall, and neither the Parent nor the Borrower shall permit any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary to, permit any of its respective assets to become or be deemed to be “plan assets” within the meaning of ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code and the respective regulations promulgated thereunder. Neither the Parent nor the Borrower shall cause or permit to occur, and shall not permit any other member of the ERISA Group to cause or permit to occur, any ERISA Event if such ERISA Event could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

Section 10.6. Fiscal Year.

Neither the Parent nor the Borrower shall, and neither the Parent nor the Borrower shall permit any other Loan Party or other Subsidiary to, change its fiscal year from that in effect as of the Agreement Date.

Section 10.7. Modifications of Organizational Documents and Material Contracts.

Neither the Parent nor the Borrower shall, and neither the Parent nor the Borrower shall permit any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary to, amend, supplement, restate or otherwise modify its certificate or articles of incorporation or formation, by-laws, operating agreement, declaration of trust, partnership agreement or other applicable organizational document if such amendment, supplement, restatement or other modification (a) is materially adverse to the interest of the Administrative Agent or the Lenders or (b) could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect. Neither the Parent

 

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nor the Borrower shall, and neither the Parent nor the Borrower shall permit any Subsidiary or other Loan Party to enter into, any amendment or modification to any Material Contract which could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect or default in the performance of any obligations of any Loan Party or other Subsidiary in any Material Contract or permit any Material Contract to be canceled or terminated prior to its stated maturity.

Section 10.8. Transactions with Affiliates.

Neither the Parent nor the Borrower shall permit to exist or enter into, and neither the Parent nor the Borrower shall permit any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary to permit to exist or enter into, any transaction (including the purchase, sale, lease or exchange of any property or the rendering of any service) with any Affiliate, except (a) as set forth on Schedule 7.1.(r), (b) upon fair and reasonable terms which are no less favorable to the Parent, the Borrower, such other Loan Party or such other Subsidiary than would be obtained in a comparable arm’s length transaction with a Person that is not an Affiliate, (c) transactions between or among Loan Parties, and (d) transactions between or among Subsidiaries that are not Loan Parties.

Section 10.9. Environmental Matters.

Neither the Parent nor the Borrower shall, and neither the Parent nor the Borrower shall permit any other Loan Party, any other Subsidiary or any other Person to, use, generate, discharge, emit, manufacture, handle, process, store, release, transport, remove, dispose of or clean up any Hazardous Materials on, under or from the Properties in violation of any Environmental Law or in a manner that could reasonably be expected to lead to any environmental claim or pose a material risk to human health, safety or the environment, in each case, if such violation, claim or risk could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect. Nothing in this Section shall impose any obligation or liability whatsoever on the Administrative Agent or any Lender.

Section 10.10. Derivatives Contracts.

Neither the Parent nor the Borrower shall, and neither the Parent nor the Borrower shall permit any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary to, enter into or become obligated in respect of Derivatives Contracts other than Derivatives Contracts entered into by the Borrower, any such Loan Party or any such Subsidiary in the ordinary course of business and which establish, or were intended to establish, an effective hedge in respect of liabilities, commitments or assets held or reasonably anticipated by the Borrower, such other Loan Party or such other Subsidiary.

ARTICLE XI. DEFAULT

Section 11.1. Events of Default.

Each of the following shall constitute an Event of Default, whatever the reason for such event and whether it shall be voluntary or involuntary or be effected by operation of Applicable Law or pursuant to any judgment or order of any Governmental Authority:

(a)    Default in Payment.

(i)    The Borrower shall fail to pay when due under this Agreement or any other Loan Document (whether upon demand, at maturity, by reason of mandatory prepayment or acceleration or otherwise) the principal of any of the Loans; or

 

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(ii)    The Borrower shall fail to pay when due under this Agreement or any other Loan Document (whether upon demand, at maturity, by reason of acceleration or otherwise) any interest on any of the Loans or any of the other payment Obligations (other than those subject to the immediately preceding clause (i)) owing by the Borrower under this Agreement or any other Loan Document, or any other Loan Party shall fail to pay when due any payment Obligation owing by such other Loan Party under any Loan Document to which it is a party, and in the case of this subsection (a)(ii) only, such failure shall continue for a period of 3 Business Days. For purposes of this subsection (a)(ii) if no due date is specified in this Agreement or in any other Loan Document for an Obligation, then the due date shall be considered to be the 3rd Business Day following the Borrower’s receipt of notice from the Administrative Agent that such other payment Obligation is due and payable.

(b)    Default in Performance.

(i)    Any Loan Party shall fail to perform or observe any term, covenant, condition or agreement on its part to be performed or observed and contained in Section 8.13., Section 8.14, Article IX. or Article X.; or

(ii)    Any Loan Party shall fail to perform or observe any term, covenant, condition or agreement contained in this Agreement or any other Loan Document to which it is a party and not otherwise mentioned in this Section, and in the case of this subsection (b)(ii) only, such failure shall continue for a period of 30 days after the earlier of (x) the date upon which a Responsible Officer of the Borrower or such other Loan Party obtains actual knowledge of such failure or (y) the date upon which the Borrower has received written notice of such failure from the Administrative Agent.

(c)    Misrepresentations. Any written statement, representation or warranty made or deemed made by or on behalf of any Loan Party under this Agreement or under any other Loan Document, or any amendment hereto or thereto, or in any other writing or statement at any time furnished by, or at the direction of, any Loan Party to the Administrative Agent or any Lender, shall at any time prove to have been incorrect or misleading, in either case, in any material respect when furnished or made or deemed made.

(d)    Indebtedness Cross-Default.

(i)    The Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary shall fail to make any payment when due and payable in respect of any Indebtedness (other than the Loans) having an aggregate outstanding principal amount (or, in the case of any Derivatives Contract, having, without regard to the effect of any close-out netting provision, a Derivatives Termination Value), in each case individually or in the aggregate with all other Indebtedness as to which such a failure exists, of (x) $5,000,000 or more in the case of Indebtedness that is not Nonrecourse Indebtedness or (y) $20,000,000 or more in the case of Nonrecourse Indebtedness (collectively, “Material Indebtedness”); or

(ii)    (x) The maturity of any Material Indebtedness shall have been accelerated in accordance with the provisions of any indenture, contract or instrument evidencing, providing for the creation of or otherwise concerning such Material Indebtedness or (y) any Material Indebtedness shall have been required to be prepaid or repurchased prior to the stated maturity thereof; or

 

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(iii)    Any other event shall have occurred and be continuing beyond all applicable grace and cure periods, which, with or without the passage of time, the giving of notice, or otherwise, would permit any holder or holders of any Material Indebtedness, any trustee or agent acting on behalf of such holder or holders or any other Person, to accelerate the maturity of any such Material Indebtedness or require any such Material Indebtedness to be prepaid or repurchased prior to its stated maturity (other than a mandatory prepayment resulting from the voluntary sale or condemnation of, or a casualty event with respect to, any Property securing such Material Indebtedness; provided that such sale, condemnation or event does not otherwise cause a Default or Event of Default hereunder and, with respect to any condemnation or casualty event, the Parent, the Borrower or such Subsidiary receives insurance proceeds with respect to such Property in an amount sufficient to repay such Material Indebtedness).

(e)    Voluntary Bankruptcy Proceeding. The Parent, the Borrower or any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary shall: (i) commence a voluntary case under the Bankruptcy Code or other federal bankruptcy laws (as now or hereafter in effect); (ii) file a petition seeking to take advantage of any other Applicable Laws, domestic or foreign, relating to bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, winding-up, or composition or adjustment of debts; (iii) consent to, or fail to contest in a timely and appropriate manner, any petition filed against it in an involuntary case under such bankruptcy laws or other Applicable Laws or consent to any proceeding or action described in the immediately following subsection (f); (iv) apply for or consent to, or fail to contest in a timely and appropriate manner, the appointment of, or the taking of possession by, a receiver, custodian, trustee, or liquidator of itself or of a substantial part of its property, domestic or foreign; (v) admit in writing its inability to pay its debts as they become due; (vi) make a general assignment for the benefit of creditors; (vii) make a conveyance fraudulent as to creditors under any Applicable Law; or (viii) take any corporate or partnership action for the purpose of effecting any of the foregoing.

(f)    Involuntary Bankruptcy Proceeding. A case or other proceeding shall be commenced against the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary in any court of competent jurisdiction seeking: (i) relief under the Bankruptcy Code or other federal bankruptcy laws (as now or hereafter in effect) or under any other Applicable Laws, domestic or foreign, relating to bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, winding-up, or composition or adjustment of debts; or (ii) the appointment of a trustee, receiver, custodian, liquidator or the like of such Person, or of all or any substantial part of the assets, domestic or foreign, of such Person, and in the case of either clause (i) or (ii) such case or proceeding shall continue undismissed or unstayed for a period of 60 consecutive days, or an order granting the remedy or other relief requested in such case or proceeding (including, but not limited to, an order for relief under such Bankruptcy Code or such other federal bankruptcy laws) shall be entered.

(g)    Revocation of Loan Documents. Any Loan Party shall (or shall attempt to) disavow, revoke or terminate any Loan Document to which it is a party or shall otherwise challenge or contest in any action, suit or proceeding in any court or before any Governmental Authority the validity or enforceability of any Loan Document or any Loan Document shall cease to be in full force and effect (except as a result of the express terms thereof).

(h)    Judgment. A judgment or order for the payment of money or for an injunction or other non-monetary relief shall be entered against the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party, or any other Subsidiary by any court or other tribunal and (i) such judgment or order shall continue for a period of thirty (30) days without being paid, stayed or dismissed through appropriate appellate proceedings and (ii) either (A) the amount of such judgment or order for which insurance has not been acknowledged in writing by the applicable insurance carrier (or the amount as to which the insurer has denied liability) exceeds, individually or together with all other such judgments or orders entered against the Loan Parties, (x) $2,500,000 in the case of Subsidiaries owning or leasing any Borrowing Base Assets or (y)

 

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$10,000,000 in the case of the Borrower, any other Loan Party, or any other Subsidiary or (B) in the case of an injunction or other non-monetary relief, such injunction or judgment or order could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

(i)    Attachment. A warrant, writ of attachment, execution or similar process shall be issued against any property of the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary, which exceeds, individually or together with all other such warrants, writs, executions and processes, (x) $500,000 in the case of Subsidiaries owning or leasing any Borrowing Base Assets or (y) $10,000,000 in the case of the Borrower, any other Loan Party, or any other Subsidiary, and such warrant, writ, execution or process shall not be paid, discharged, vacated, stayed or bonded for a period of twenty (20) days; provided, however, that if a bond has been issued in favor of the claimant or other Person obtaining such warrant, writ, execution or process, the issuer of such bond shall execute a waiver or subordination agreement in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent pursuant to which the issuer of such bond subordinates its right of reimbursement, contribution or subrogation to the Obligations and waives or subordinates any Lien it may have on the assets of the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary.

(j)    ERISA.

(i)    Any ERISA Event shall have occurred that results or could reasonably be expected to result in liability to any member of the ERISA Group aggregating in excess of $5,000,000; or

(ii)    The “benefit obligation” of all Plans exceeds the “fair market value of plan assets” for such Plans by more than $5,000,000, all as determined, and with such terms defined, in accordance with FASB ASC 715.

(k)    Loan Documents. An Event of Default (as defined therein) shall occur under any of the other Loan Documents.

(l)    Change of Control/Change in Management.

(i)    Any “person” or “group” (as such terms are used in Sections 13(d) and 14(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”)), is or becomes the “beneficial owner” (as defined in Rules 13d-3 and 13d-5 under the Exchange Act, except that a Person will be deemed to have “beneficial ownership” of all securities that such Person has the right to acquire, whether such right is exercisable immediately or only after the passage of time), directly or indirectly, of more than 30% of the total voting power of the then outstanding voting stock of the Parent;

(ii)    During any period of 12 consecutive months ending after the Agreement Date, individuals who at the beginning of any such 12-month period constituted the Board of Directors of the Parent (together with any new directors whose election by such Board or whose nomination for election by the shareholders of the Parent was approved by a vote of a majority of the directors then still in office who were either directors at the beginning of such period or whose election or nomination for election was previously so approved but excluding any director whose initial nomination for, or assumption of office as, a director occurs as a result of an actual or threatened solicitation of proxies or consents for the election or removal of one or more directors by any person or group other than a solicitation for the election of one or more directors by or on behalf of the Board of Directors) cease for any reason to constitute a majority of the Board of Directors of the Parent then in office;

 

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(iii)    the Parent shall cease to own and control, directly or indirectly, at least 65% of the outstanding Equity Interests of the Borrower; or

(iv)    the Parent shall cease to be the managing member of the Borrower or shall cease to have the sole and exclusive power to exercise all management and control over the Borrower.

(m)    Damage; Strike; Casualty. Any strike, lockout, labor dispute, embargo, condemnation, act of God or public enemy, or other casualty which causes, for more than thirty (30) consecutive days beyond the coverage period of any applicable business interruption insurance, the cessation or substantial curtailment of revenue producing activities of the Borrower, any other Loan Party, or any other Subsidiary taken as a whole and only if any such event or circumstance could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

Section 11.2. Remedies Upon Event of Default.

Upon the occurrence and during the continuance of an Event of Default the following provisions shall apply:

(a)    Acceleration; Termination of Facilities.

(i)    Automatic. Upon the occurrence and during the continuance of an Event of Default specified in Sections 11.1.(e) or 11.1.(f), (A) the principal of, and all accrued interest on, the Loans, and the Notes at the time outstanding and (B) all of the other Obligations, including, but not limited to, the other amounts owed to the Lenders and the Administrative Agent under this Agreement, the Notes or any of the other Loan Documents shall become immediately and automatically due and payable without presentment, demand, protest, or other notice of any kind, all of which are expressly waived by the Borrower on behalf of itself and the other Loan Parties.

(ii)    Optional. If any other Event of Default shall exist, the Administrative Agent may, and at the direction of the Requisite Lenders shall declare (A) the principal of, and accrued interest on, the Loans and the Notes at the time outstanding and (B) all of the other Obligations, including, but not limited to, the other amounts owed to the Lenders and the Administrative Agent under this Agreement, the Notes or any of the other Loan Documents to be forthwith due and payable, whereupon the same shall immediately become due and payable without presentment, demand, protest or other notice of any kind, all of which are expressly waived by the Borrower on behalf of itself and the other Loan Parties.

(b)    Loan Documents. The Requisite Lenders may direct the Administrative Agent to, and the Administrative Agent if so directed shall, exercise any and all of its rights under any and all of the other Loan Documents.

(c)    Applicable Law. The Requisite Lenders may direct the Administrative Agent to, and the Administrative Agent if so directed shall, exercise all other rights and remedies it may have under any Applicable Law.

(d)    Appointment of Receiver. To the extent permitted by Applicable Law, the Administrative Agent and the Lenders shall be entitled to the appointment of a receiver for the assets and properties of the Parent, the Borrower and their respective Subsidiaries, without notice of any kind whatsoever and without regard to the adequacy of any security for the Obligations or the solvency of any party bound for its payment, to take possession of all or any portion of the property and/or the business operations of the Parent, the Borrower and their respective Subsidiaries and to exercise such power as the court shall confer upon such receiver.

 

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Section 11.3. [Intentionally Omitted].

Section 11.4. Marshaling; Payments Set Aside.

None of the Administrative Agent or any Lender shall be under any obligation to marshal any assets in favor of any Loan Party or any other party or against or in payment of any or all of the Obligations. To the extent that any Loan Party makes a payment or payments to the Administrative Agent or any Lender, or the Administrative Agent or any Lender exercises it rights of setoff, and such payment or payments or the proceeds of such enforcement or setoff or any part thereof are subsequently invalidated, declared to be fraudulent or preferential, set aside and/or required to be repaid to a trustee, receiver or any other party under any bankruptcy law, state or federal law, common law or equitable cause, then to the extent of such recovery, the Obligations, or part thereof originally intended to be satisfied, and all Liens, rights and remedies therefor, shall be revived and continued in full force and effect as if such payment had not been made or such enforcement or setoff had not occurred.

Section 11.5. Allocation of Proceeds.

If an Event of Default exists, all payments received by the Administrative Agent (or any Lender as a result of its exercise of remedies permitted under Section 13.4.) under any of the Loan Documents, in respect of any principal of or interest on the Obligations or any other amounts payable by the Borrower or any other Loan Party hereunder or thereunder, shall be applied in the following order and priority:

(a)    amounts due to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders in respect of expenses due under Section 13.2. until paid in full, and then Fees;

(b)    payments of interest on all Loans to be paid to the Lenders equally and ratably in accordance with the respective amounts thereof then due and owing;

(c)    payments of principal of all Loans to be paid to the Lenders equally and ratably in accordance with the respective amounts thereof then due and owing to such Persons;

(d)    amounts due to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders pursuant to Sections 12.6. and 13.10.;

(e)    payments of all other Obligations and other amounts due under any of the Loan Documents to be applied for the ratable benefit of the Lenders; and

(f)    any amount remaining after application as provided above, shall be paid to the Borrower or whomever else may be legally entitled thereto.

Section 11.6. [Intentionally Omitted].

Section 11.7. Performance by Administrative Agent.

If the Parent, the Borrower or any other Loan Party shall fail to perform any covenant, duty or agreement contained in any of the Loan Documents, the Administrative Agent may, after notice to the Borrower and after the expiration of any cure or grace periods set forth herein (if no specific notice and cure or grace period is expressly set forth herein or in any of the other Loan Documents, then 3 Business

 

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Days after the Borrower receives written notice from the Administrative Agent), perform or attempt to perform such covenant, duty or agreement on behalf of the Parent, the Borrower or such other Loan Party. In such event, the Borrower shall, at the request of the Administrative Agent, promptly pay any amount reasonably expended by the Administrative Agent in such performance or attempted performance to the Administrative Agent, together with interest thereon at the applicable Post-Default Rate from the date of such expenditure until paid. Notwithstanding the foregoing, neither the Administrative Agent nor any Lender shall have any liability or responsibility whatsoever for the performance of any obligation of the Borrower or any other Loan Party under this Agreement or any other Loan Document.

Section 11.8. Rights Cumulative.

(a)    Generally. The rights and remedies of the Administrative Agent and the Lenders under this Agreement and each of the other Loan Documents shall be cumulative and not exclusive of any rights or remedies which any of them may otherwise have under Applicable Law. In exercising their respective rights and remedies the Administrative Agent and the Lenders may be selective and no failure or delay by the Administrative Agent or any of the Lenders in exercising any right shall operate as a waiver of it, nor shall any single or partial exercise of any power or right preclude its other or further exercise or the exercise of any other power or right.

(b)    Enforcement by Administrative Agent. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein or in any other Loan Document, the authority to enforce rights and remedies hereunder and under the other Loan Documents against the Loan Parties or any of them shall be vested exclusively in, and all actions and proceedings at law in connection with such enforcement shall be instituted and maintained exclusively by, the Administrative Agent in accordance with Article XI. for the benefit of all the Lenders; provided that the foregoing shall not prohibit (i) the Administrative Agent from exercising on its own behalf the rights and remedies that inure to its benefit (solely in its capacity as Administrative Agent) hereunder and under the other Loan Documents, (ii) any Lender from exercising setoff rights in accordance with Section 13.4. (subject to the terms of Section 3.3.), or (iii) any Lender from filing proofs of claim or appearing and filing pleadings on its own behalf during the pendency of a proceeding relative to any Loan Party under any Debtor Relief Law; and provided, further, that if at any time there is no Person acting as Administrative Agent hereunder and under the other Loan Documents, then (x) the Requisite Lenders shall have the rights otherwise ascribed to the Administrative Agent pursuant to Article XI. and (y) in addition to the matters set forth in clauses (ii) and (iii) of the preceding proviso and subject to Section 3.3., any Lender may, with the consent of the Requisite Lenders, enforce any rights and remedies available to it and as authorized by the Requisite Lenders.

ARTICLE XII. THE ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT

Section 12.1. Appointment and Authorization.

Each Lender hereby irrevocably appoints and authorizes the Administrative Agent to take such action as contractual representative on such Lender’s behalf and to exercise such powers under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents as are specifically delegated to the Administrative Agent by the terms hereof and thereof, together with such powers as are reasonably incidental thereto. Not in limitation of the foregoing, each Lender authorizes and directs the Administrative Agent to enter into the Loan Documents for the benefit of the Lenders. Each Lender hereby agrees that, except as otherwise set forth herein, any action taken by the Requisite Lenders in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement or the Loan Documents, and the exercise by the Requisite Lenders of the powers set forth herein or therein, together with such other powers as are reasonably incidental thereto, shall be authorized and binding upon all of the Lenders. Nothing herein shall be construed to deem the Administrative Agent a trustee or fiduciary for any Lender or to impose on the Administrative Agent duties or obligations other

 

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than those expressly provided for herein. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the use of the terms “Agent”, “Administrative Agent”, “agent” and similar terms in the Loan Documents with reference to the Administrative Agent is not intended to connote any fiduciary or other implied (or express) obligations arising under agency doctrine of any Applicable Law. Instead, use of such terms is merely a matter of market custom, and is intended to create or reflect only an administrative relationship between independent contracting parties. The Administrative Agent shall deliver to each Lender, promptly upon receipt thereof by the Administrative Agent, copies of each of the financial statements, certificates, notices and other documents delivered to the Administrative Agent pursuant to Article IX. that the Parent and the Borrower are not otherwise required to deliver directly to the Lenders. The Administrative Agent will furnish to any Lender, upon the request of such Lender, a copy (or, where appropriate, an original) of any document, instrument, agreement, certificate or notice furnished to the Administrative Agent by the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Affiliate of the Parent, pursuant to this Agreement or any other Loan Document not already delivered to such Lender pursuant to the terms of this Agreement or any such other Loan Document. As to any matters not expressly provided for by the Loan Documents (including, without limitation, enforcement or collection of any of the Obligations), the Administrative Agent shall not be required to exercise any discretion or take any action, but shall be required to act or to refrain from acting (and shall be fully protected in so acting or refraining from acting) upon the instructions of the Requisite Lenders (or all of the Lenders if explicitly required under any other provision of this Agreement), and such instructions shall be binding upon all Lenders and all holders of any of the Obligations; provided, however, that, notwithstanding anything in this Agreement to the contrary, the Administrative Agent shall not be required to take any action which exposes the Administrative Agent to personal liability or which is contrary to this Agreement or any other Loan Document or Applicable Law. Not in limitation of the foregoing, the Administrative Agent may exercise any right or remedy it or the Lenders may have under any Loan Document upon the occurrence of a Default or an Event of Default unless the Requisite Lenders have directed the Administrative Agent otherwise. Without limiting the foregoing, no Lender shall have any right of action whatsoever against the Administrative Agent as a result of the Administrative Agent acting or refraining from acting under this Agreement or any of the other Loan Documents in accordance with the instructions of the Requisite Lenders, or where applicable, all the Lenders.

Section 12.2. Regions as Lender.

Regions, as a Lender, shall have the same rights and powers as a Lender under this Agreement and any other Loan Document, as any other Lender and may exercise the same as though it were not the Administrative Agent; and the term “Lender” or “Lenders” shall, unless otherwise expressly indicated, include Regions in each case in its individual capacity. Regions and its Affiliates may each accept deposits from, maintain deposits or credit balances for, invest in, lend money to, act as trustee under indentures of, serve as financial advisor to, and generally engage in any kind of business with the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Affiliate thereof as if it were any other bank and without any duty to account therefor to the Lenders. Further, the Administrative Agent and any Affiliate may accept fees and other consideration from the Borrower for services in connection with this Agreement, or otherwise without having to account for the same to the Lenders. The Lenders acknowledge that, the Administrative Agent shall not, except as expressly set forth herein and in the other Loan Documents, have any duty to disclose, and shall not be liable for the failure to disclose, any information relating to the Parent, the Borrower or any of their respective Affiliates that is communicated to or obtained by Regions (or any other Person serving as the Administrative Agent) or its Affiliates in any capacity.

Section 12.3. Reserved.

 

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Section 12.4. Notice of Events of Default.

The Administrative Agent shall not be deemed to have knowledge or notice of the occurrence of a Default or Event of Default unless the Administrative Agent has received notice from a Lender, the Parent or the Borrower referring to this Agreement, describing with reasonable specificity such Default or Event of Default and stating that such notice is a “notice of default.” If any Lender (excluding the Lender which is also serving as the Administrative Agent) becomes aware of any Default or Event of Default, it shall promptly send to the Administrative Agent such a “notice of default”; provided, a Lender’s failure to provide such a “notice of default” to the Administrative Agent shall not result in any liability of such Lender to any other party to any of the Loan Documents. Further, if the Administrative Agent receives such a “notice of default,” the Administrative Agent shall give prompt notice thereof to the Lenders.

Section 12.5. Administrative Agent’s Reliance.

Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Agreement or any other Loan Documents, each Lender agrees that neither the Administrative Agent nor any of its Related Parties shall be liable for any action taken or not taken by it under or in connection with this Agreement or any other Loan Document, except for its or their own gross negligence or willful misconduct in connection with its duties expressly set forth herein or therein as determined by a court of competent jurisdiction in a final non-appealable judgment. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Administrative Agent may consult with legal counsel (including its own counsel or counsel for the Parent, the Borrower or any other Loan Party), independent public accountants and other experts selected by it and shall not be liable for any action taken or omitted to be taken in good faith by it in accordance with the advice of such counsel, accountants or experts. Each Lender acknowledges that neither the Administrative Agent nor any of its Related Parties: (a) makes any warranty or representation to any Lender or any other Person, or shall be responsible to any Lender or any other Person for any statement, warranty or representation made or deemed made by the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Person in or in connection with this Agreement or any other Loan Document; (b) shall have any duty to ascertain or to inquire as to the performance or observance of any of the terms, covenants or conditions of this Agreement or any other Loan Document or the satisfaction of any conditions precedent under this Agreement or any Loan Document on the part of the Parent, the Borrower or other Persons, or to inspect the property, books or records of the Parent, the Borrower or any other Person; (c) shall be responsible to any Lender for the due execution, legality, validity, enforceability, genuineness, sufficiency or value of this Agreement or any other Loan Document, any other instrument or document furnished pursuant thereto or any collateral covered thereby or the perfection or priority of any Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent on behalf of the Lenders in any such collateral; (d) shall have any liability in respect of any recitals, statements, certifications, representations or warranties contained in any of the Loan Documents or any other document, instrument, agreement, certificate or statement delivered in connection therewith; and (e) shall incur any liability under or in respect of this Agreement or any other Loan Document by acting upon any notice, consent, certificate or other instrument or writing (which may be by telephone, telecopy or electronic mail) believed by it to be genuine and signed, sent or given by the proper party or parties. The Administrative Agent may execute any of its duties under the Loan Documents by or through agents, employees or attorneys-in-fact and shall not be responsible for the negligence or misconduct of any agent or attorney-in-fact that it selects in the absence of gross negligence or willful misconduct as determined by a court of competent jurisdiction in a final non-appealable judgment.

Section 12.6. Indemnification of Administrative Agent.

Each Lender agrees to indemnify the Administrative Agent (to the extent not reimbursed by the Borrower and without limiting the obligation of the Borrower to do so) pro rata in accordance with such Lender’s respective Pro Rata Share (determined as of the time that the applicable unreimbursed expense

 

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or indemnity payment is sought), from and against any and all liabilities, obligations, losses, damages, penalties, actions, judgments, suits, reasonable out-of-pocket costs and expenses of any kind or nature whatsoever which may at any time be imposed on, incurred by, or asserted against the Administrative Agent (in its capacity as Administrative Agent but not as a Lender) in any way relating to or arising out of the Loan Documents, any transaction contemplated hereby or thereby or any action taken or omitted by the Administrative Agent under the Loan Documents (collectively, “Indemnifiable Amounts”); provided, however, that no Lender shall be liable for any portion of such Indemnifiable Amounts to the extent resulting from the Administrative Agent’s gross negligence or willful misconduct as determined by a court of competent jurisdiction in a final, non-appealable judgment; provided, however, that no action taken in accordance with the directions of the Requisite Lenders (or all of the Lenders, if expressly required hereunder) shall be deemed to constitute gross negligence or willful misconduct for purposes of this Section. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, each Lender agrees to reimburse the Administrative Agent (to the extent not reimbursed by the Borrower and without limiting the obligation of the Borrower to do so) promptly upon demand for its ratable share of any out-of-pocket expenses (including the reasonable fees and expenses of the counsel to the Administrative Agent) incurred by the Administrative Agent in connection with the preparation, negotiation, execution, administration, or enforcement (whether through negotiations, legal proceedings, or otherwise) of, or legal advice with respect to the rights or responsibilities of the parties under, the Loan Documents, any suit or action brought by the Administrative Agent to enforce the terms of the Loan Documents and/or collect any Obligations, any “lender liability” suit or claim brought against the Administrative Agent and/or the Lenders, and any claim or suit brought against the Administrative Agent and/or the Lenders arising under any Environmental Laws. Such out-of-pocket expenses (including counsel fees) shall be advanced by the Lenders on the request of the Administrative Agent notwithstanding any claim or assertion that the Administrative Agent is not entitled to indemnification hereunder upon receipt of an undertaking by the Administrative Agent that the Administrative Agent will reimburse the Lenders if it is actually and finally determined by a court of competent jurisdiction that the Administrative Agent is not so entitled to indemnification. The agreements in this Section shall survive the payment of the Loans and all other amounts payable hereunder or under the other Loan Documents and the termination of this Agreement. If the Borrower shall reimburse the Administrative Agent for any Indemnifiable Amount following payment by any Lender to the Administrative Agent in respect of such Indemnifiable Amount pursuant to this Section, the Administrative Agent shall share such reimbursement on a ratable basis with each Lender making any such payment.

Section 12.7. Lender Credit Decision, Etc.

Each of the Lenders expressly acknowledges and agrees that neither the Administrative Agent nor any of its Related Parties has made any representations or warranties to such Lender and that no act by the Administrative Agent hereafter taken, including any review of the affairs of the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary or Affiliate, shall be deemed to constitute any such representation or warranty by the Administrative Agent to any Lender. Each of the Lenders acknowledges that it has made its own credit and legal analysis and decision to enter into this Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby, independently and without reliance upon the Administrative Agent, any other Lender or counsel to the Administrative Agent, or any of their respective Related Parties, and based on the financial statements of the Parent, the Borrower, the other Loan Parties, the other Subsidiaries and other Affiliates, and inquiries of such Persons, its independent due diligence of the business and affairs of the Parent, the Borrower, the other Loan Parties, the other Subsidiaries and other Persons, its review of the Loan Documents, the legal opinions required to be delivered to it hereunder, the advice of its own counsel and such other documents and information as it has deemed appropriate. Each of the Lenders also acknowledges that it will, independently and without reliance upon the Administrative Agent, any other Lender or counsel to the Administrative Agent or any of their respective Related Parties, and based on such review, advice, documents and information as it shall deem appropriate at the time,

 

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continue to make its own decisions in taking or not taking action under the Loan Documents. The Administrative Agent shall not be required to keep itself informed as to the performance or observance by the Parent, the Borrower or any other Loan Party of the Loan Documents or any other document referred to or provided for therein or to inspect the properties or books of, or make any other investigation of, the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary. Except for notices, reports and other documents and information expressly required to be furnished to the Lenders by the Administrative Agent under this Agreement or any of the other Loan Documents, the Administrative Agent shall have no duty or responsibility to provide any Lender with any credit or other information concerning the business, operations, property, financial and other condition or creditworthiness of the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Affiliate thereof which may come into possession of the Administrative Agent or any of its Related Parties. Each of the Lenders acknowledges that the Administrative Agent’s legal counsel in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Agreement is only acting as counsel to the Administrative Agent and is not acting as counsel to any Lender.

Section 12.8. Successor Administrative Agent.

The Administrative Agent may resign at any time as Administrative Agent under the Loan Documents by giving written notice thereof to the Lenders and the Borrower. Upon any such resignation, the Requisite Lenders shall have the right to appoint a successor Administrative Agent which appointment shall, provided no Default or Event of Default exists, be subject to the Borrower’s approval, which approval shall not be unreasonably withheld or delayed (except that the Borrower shall, in all events, be deemed to have approved each Lender and any of its Affiliates as a successor Administrative Agent). If no successor Administrative Agent shall have been so appointed in accordance with the immediately preceding sentence, and shall have accepted such appointment, within 30 days after the current Administrative Agent’s giving of notice of resignation, then the current Administrative Agent may, on behalf of the Lenders, appoint a successor Administrative Agent, which shall be a Lender, if any Lender shall be willing to serve, and otherwise shall be an Eligible Assignee. Upon the acceptance of any appointment as Administrative Agent hereunder by a successor Administrative Agent, such successor Administrative Agent shall thereupon succeed to and become vested with all the rights, powers, privileges and duties of the current Administrative Agent, and the current Administrative Agent shall be discharged from its duties and obligations under the Loan Documents. After any Administrative Agent’s resignation hereunder as Administrative Agent, the provisions of this Article XII. shall continue to inure to its benefit as to any actions taken or omitted to be taken by it while it was Administrative Agent under the Loan Documents. Notwithstanding anything contained herein to the contrary, the Administrative Agent may assign its rights and duties under the Loan Documents to any of its Affiliates by giving the Borrower and each Lender prior written notice.

ARTICLE XIII. MISCELLANEOUS

Section 13.1. Notices.

Unless otherwise provided herein (including without limitation as provided in Section 9.5.), communications provided for hereunder shall be in writing and shall be mailed, telecopied, or delivered as follows:

If to the Borrower:

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

530 Clinton Square

Rochester, New York 14604

Attn: Chief Financial Officer

Telecopy Number:      (585) 760-8378

Telephone Number:    (585) 287-6500

 

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If to the Administrative Agent:

Regions Bank

3050 Peachtree Road, NW

Suite 400

Atlanta, Georgia 30305

Attn: Paul Burgan

Telecopier:    (404) 995-7648

Telephone:    (404) 279-7475

If to any other Lender:

To such Lender’s address or telecopy number as set forth in the applicable Administrative Questionnaire

or, as to each party at such other address as shall be designated by such party in a written notice to the other parties delivered in compliance with this Section; provided, a Lender shall only be required to give notice of any such other address to the Administrative Agent and the Borrower. All such notices and other communications shall be effective (i) if mailed, upon the first to occur of receipt or the expiration of three (3) days after the deposit in the United States Postal Service mail, postage prepaid and addressed to the address of the Borrower or the Administrative Agent, and Lenders at the addresses specified; (ii) if telecopied, when transmitted; (iii) if hand delivered or sent by overnight courier, when delivered; or (iv) if delivered in accordance with Section 9.5. to the extent applicable; provided, however, that, in the case of the immediately preceding clauses (i), (ii) and (iii), non-receipt of any communication as of the result of any change of address of which the sending party was not notified or as the result of a refusal to accept delivery shall be deemed receipt of such communication. Notwithstanding the immediately preceding sentence, all notices or communications to the Administrative Agent or any Lender under Article II. shall be effective only when actually received. None of the Administrative Agent or any Lender shall incur any liability to any Loan Party (nor shall the Administrative Agent incur any liability to the Lenders) for acting upon any telephonic notice referred to in this Agreement which the Administrative Agent or such Lender, as the case may be, believes in good faith to have been given by a Person authorized to deliver such notice or for otherwise acting in good faith hereunder. Failure of a Person designated to get a copy of a notice to receive such copy shall not affect the validity of notice properly given to another Person.

Section 13.2. Expenses.

The Borrower agrees (a) to pay or reimburse the Administrative Agent for all of its reasonable and documented out-of-pocket costs and expenses incurred in connection with the preparation, negotiation and execution of, and any amendment, supplement or modification to, any of the Loan Documents (including due diligence expense and reasonable travel expenses related to closing), and the consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby and thereby, including the reasonable fees and disbursements of counsel to the Administrative Agent and all costs and expenses of the Administrative Agent in connection with the use of IntraLinks, SyndTrak, Debt Domain or other similar information transmission systems in connection with the Loan Documents, (b) to pay or reimburse all out-of-pocket expenses incurred by the Administrative Agent or any Lender, including the fees, charges and disbursements of any counsel for the Administrative Agent or any Lender, in connection with the enforcement or protection of its rights in connection with this Agreement, including its rights under this

 

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Section, and the other Loan Documents including, without limitation, each Note, or in connection with the Loans made issued hereunder, including all such out-of-pocket expenses incurred during any workout, restructuring or negotiations in respect of such Loans, (c) to pay, and indemnify and hold harmless the Administrative Agent and the Lenders from, any and all recording and filing fees and any and all liabilities with respect to, or resulting from any failure to pay or delay in paying, documentary, stamp, excise and other similar taxes, if any, which may be payable or determined to be payable in connection with the execution and delivery of any of the Loan Documents, or consummation of any amendment, supplement or modification of, or any waiver or consent under or in respect of, any Loan Document and (d) to the extent not already covered by any of the preceding subsections, to pay or reimburse the fees and disbursements of counsel to the Administrative Agent and any Lender incurred in connection with the representation of the Administrative Agent or such Lender in any matter relating to or arising out of any bankruptcy or other proceeding of the type described in Sections 11.1.(e) or 11.1.(f), including, without limitation (i) any motion for relief from any stay or similar order, (ii) the negotiation, preparation, execution and delivery of any document relating to the Obligations and (iii) the negotiation and preparation of any debtor-in-possession financing or any plan of reorganization of the Parent, the Borrower or any other Loan Party, whether proposed by the Parent, the Borrower, such Loan Party, the Lenders or any other Person, and whether such fees and expenses are incurred prior to, during or after the commencement of such proceeding or the confirmation or conclusion of any such proceeding. If the Borrower shall fail to pay any amounts required to be paid by it pursuant to this Section, the Administrative Agent and/or the Lenders may pay such amounts on behalf of the Borrower and such amounts shall be deemed to be Obligations owing hereunder.

Section 13.3. Stamp, Intangible and Recording Taxes.

The Borrower will pay any and all stamp, excise, intangible, registration, recordation and similar taxes, fees or charges and shall indemnify the Administrative Agent and each Lender against any and all liabilities with respect to or resulting from any delay in the payment or omission to pay any such taxes, fees or charges, which may be payable or determined to be payable in connection with the execution, delivery, recording, performance or enforcement of this Agreement, the Notes and any of the other Loan Documents, the amendment, supplement, modification or waiver of or consent under this Agreement, the Notes or any of the other Loan Documents or the perfection of any rights or Liens under this Agreement, the Notes or any of the other Loan Documents.

Section 13.4. Setoff.

Subject to Section 3.3. and in addition to any rights now or hereafter granted under Applicable Law and not by way of limitation of any such rights, the Borrower hereby authorizes the Administrative Agent, each Lender, each Affiliate of the Administrative Agent or any Lender, and each Participant, at any time or from time to time while an Event of Default exists, without notice to the Borrower or to any other Person, any such notice being hereby expressly waived, but in the case of a Lender, an Affiliate of a Lender, or a Participant, subject to receipt of the prior written consent of the Administrative Agent exercised in its reasonable discretion, to set off and to appropriate and to apply any and all deposits (general or special, including, but not limited to, indebtedness evidenced by certificates of deposit, whether matured or unmatured) and any other indebtedness at any time held or owing by the Administrative Agent, such Lender, any Affiliate of the Administrative Agent or such Lender, or such Participant, to or for the credit or the account of the Borrower against and on account of any of the Obligations, irrespective of whether or not any or all of the Loans and all other Obligations have been declared to be, or have otherwise become, due and payable as permitted by Section 11.2., and although such Obligations shall be contingent or unmatured. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Section, if any Defaulting Lender shall exercise any such right of setoff, (x) all amounts so set off shall be paid over immediately to the Administrative Agent for further application in accordance with the

 

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provisions of Section 3.9. and, pending such payment, shall be segregated by such Defaulting Lender from its other funds and deemed held in trust for the benefit of the Administrative Agent and the Lenders and (y) the Defaulting Lender shall provide promptly to the Administrative Agent a statement describing in reasonable detail the Obligations owing to such Defaulting Lender as to which it exercised such right of setoff.

Section 13.5. Litigation; Jurisdiction; Other Matters; Waivers.

(a)    EACH PARTY HERETO ACKNOWLEDGES THAT ANY DISPUTE OR CONTROVERSY BETWEEN OR AMONG THE PARENT, THE BORROWER, THE ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT, OR ANY OF THE LENDERS WOULD BE BASED ON DIFFICULT AND COMPLEX ISSUES OF LAW AND FACT AND WOULD RESULT IN DELAY AND EXPENSE TO THE PARTIES. ACCORDINGLY, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, EACH OF THE LENDERS, THE ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT, THE PARENT AND THE BORROWER HEREBY WAIVES ITS RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY IN ANY ACTION OR PROCEEDING OF ANY KIND OR NATURE IN ANY COURT OR TRIBUNAL IN WHICH AN ACTION MAY BE COMMENCED BY OR AGAINST ANY PARTY HERETO ARISING OUT OF THIS AGREEMENT OR ANY OTHER LOAN DOCUMENT OR IN CONNECTION WITH OR BY REASON OF ANY OTHER SUIT, CAUSE OF ACTION OR DISPUTE WHATSOEVER BETWEEN OR AMONG THE PARENT, THE BORROWER, THE ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT OR ANY OF THE LENDERS OF ANY KIND OR NATURE RELATING TO ANY OF THE LOAN DOCUMENTS.

(b)    THE PARENT, THE BORROWER AND EACH OTHER LOAN PARTY IRREVOCABLY AND UNCONDITIONALLY AGREES THAT IT WILL NOT COMMENCE ANY ACTION, LITIGATION OR PROCEEDING OF ANY KIND OR DESCRIPTION, WHETHER IN LAW OR EQUITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR IN TORT OR OTHERWISE, AGAINST THE ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT, ANY LENDER, OR ANY RELATED PARTY OF THE FOREGOING IN ANY WAY RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR ANY OTHER LOAN DOCUMENT OR THE TRANSACTIONS RELATING HERETO OR THERETO, IN ANY FORUM OTHER THAN THE COURTS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK SITTING IN THE BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN, NEW YORK, NEW YORK, THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT OF THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK, AND ANY APPELLATE COURT FROM ANY THEREOF, AND EACH OF THE PARTIES HERETO IRREVOCABLY AND UNCONDITIONALLY SUBMITS TO THE JURISDICTION OF SUCH COURTS AND AGREES THAT ALL CLAIMS IN RESPECT OF ANY SUCH ACTION, LITIGATION OR PROCEEDING MAY BE HEARD AND DETERMINED IN SUCH NEW YORK STATE COURT OR, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN SUCH FEDERAL COURT. EACH OF THE PARTIES HERETO AGREES THAT A FINAL JUDGMENT IN ANY SUCH ACTION, LITIGATION OR PROCEEDING SHALL BE CONCLUSIVE AND MAY BE ENFORCED IN OTHER JURISDICTIONS BY SUIT ON THE JUDGMENT OR IN ANY OTHER MANNER PROVIDED BY LAW. NOTHING IN THIS AGREEMENT OR IN ANY OTHER LOAN DOCUMENT SHALL AFFECT ANY RIGHT THAT THE ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT OR ANY LENDER MAY OTHERWISE HAVE TO BRING ANY ACTION OR PROCEEDING RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR ANY OTHER LOAN DOCUMENT AGAINST THE BORROWER OR ANY OTHER LOAN PARTY OR ITS PROPERTIES IN THE COURTS OF ANY JURISDICTION. EACH PARTY FURTHER WAIVES ANY OBJECTION THAT IT MAY NOW OR HEREAFTER HAVE TO THE VENUE OF ANY SUCH ACTION OR PROCEEDING IN ANY SUCH COURT OR THAT SUCH ACTION OR PROCEEDING WAS BROUGHT IN AN INCONVENIENT FORUM AND EACH AGREES NOT TO PLEAD OR CLAIM THE SAME. THE CHOICE OF FORUM SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION SHALL NOT BE DEEMED TO PRECLUDE THE BRINGING OF ANY ACTION BY THE ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT OR ANY LENDER OR THE ENFORCEMENT BY THE ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT OR ANY LENDER OF ANY JUDGMENT OBTAINED IN SUCH FORUM IN ANY OTHER APPROPRIATE JURISDICTION.

 

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(c)    THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION HAVE BEEN CONSIDERED BY EACH PARTY WITH THE ADVICE OF COUNSEL AND WITH A FULL UNDERSTANDING OF THE LEGAL CONSEQUENCES THEREOF, AND SHALL SURVIVE THE PAYMENT OF THE LOANS AND ALL OTHER AMOUNTS PAYABLE HEREUNDER OR UNDER THE OTHER LOAN DOCUMENTS AND THE TERMINATION OF THIS AGREEMENT.

Section 13.6. Successors and Assigns.

(a)    Successors and Assigns Generally. The provisions of this Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective successors and assigns permitted hereby, except that none of the Parent, the Borrower or any other Loan Party may assign or otherwise transfer any of its rights or obligations hereunder or under any other Loan Document without the prior written consent of the Administrative Agent and each Lender and no Lender may assign or otherwise transfer any of its rights or obligations hereunder except (i) to an Eligible Assignee in accordance with the provisions of the immediately following subsection (b), (ii) by way of participation in accordance with the provisions of the immediately following subsection (d) or (iii) by way of pledge or assignment of a security interest subject to the restrictions of the immediately following subsection (f) (and, subject to the last sentence of the immediately following subsection (b), any other attempted assignment or transfer by any party hereto shall be null and void). Nothing in this Agreement, expressed or implied, shall be construed to confer upon any Person (other than the parties hereto, their respective successors and assigns permitted hereby, Participants to the extent provided in the immediately following subsection (d) and, to the extent expressly contemplated hereby, the Related Parties of the Administrative Agent and the Lenders) any legal or equitable right, remedy or claim under or by reason of this Agreement.

(b)    Assignments by Lenders. Any Lender may at any time assign to one or more Eligible Assignees all or a portion of its rights and obligations under this Agreement (including all or a portion of its Commitment and the Loans at the time owing to it); provided that any such assignment shall be subject to the following conditions:

(i)    Minimum Amounts.

(A)    in the case of an assignment of the entire remaining amount of an assigning Lender’s Loan at the time owing to it or in the case of an assignment to a Lender, an Affiliate of a Lender or an Approved Fund, no minimum amount need be assigned; and

(B)    in any case not described in the immediately preceding subsection (A), the aggregate amount of the principal outstanding balance of the Loan of the assigning Lender subject to each such assignment, (in each case, determined as of the date the Assignment and Assumption with respect to such assignment is delivered to the Administrative Agent or, if “Trade Date” is specified in the Assignment and Assumption, as of the Trade Date) shall not be less than $1,000,000 unless each of the Administrative Agent and, so long as no Default or Event of Default shall exist, the Borrower otherwise consents (each such consent not to be unreasonably withheld or delayed); provided, however, that if, after giving effect to such assignment, the outstanding principal balance of the Loan of such assigning Lender, as applicable, would be less than $1,000,000 then such assigning Lender shall assign the entire amount of its Loan at the time owing to it.

 

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(ii)    Proportionate Amounts. Each partial assignment of a Lender shall be made as an assignment of a proportionate part of all of the assigning Lender’s rights and obligations under this Agreement with respect to the Term Loan assigned.

(iii)    Required Consents. No consent shall be required for any assignment except to the extent required by clause (i)(B) of this subsection (b) and, in addition:

(A)    the consent of the Borrower (such consent not to be unreasonably withheld or delayed) shall be required unless (x) a Default or Event of Default shall exist at the time of such assignment or (y) such assignment is to a Lender, an Affiliate of a Lender or an Approved Fund; provided that the Borrower shall be deemed to have consented to any such assignment unless it shall object thereto by written notice to the Administrative Agent within 5 Business Days after having received notice thereof; and

(B)    the consent of the Administrative Agent (such consent not to be unreasonably withheld or delayed) shall be required for assignments in respect of a Loan to a Person who is not a Lender, an Affiliate of a Lender or an Approved Fund.

(iv)    Assignment and Acceptance; Notes. The parties to each assignment shall execute and deliver to the Administrative Agent an Assignment and Acceptance, together with a processing and recordation fee of $3,500 for each assignment, and the assignee, if it is not a Lender, shall deliver to the Administrative Agent an Administrative Questionnaire. If requested by the transferor Lender or the Assignee, upon the consummation of any assignment, the transferor Lender, the Administrative Agent and the Borrower shall make appropriate arrangements so that new Notes, are issued to the Assignee and such transferor Lender, as appropriate.

(v)    No Assignment to Borrower. No such assignment shall be made to the Parent, the Borrower or any of the Parents or the Borrower’s respective Affiliates or Subsidiaries.

(vi)    No Assignment to Natural Persons. No such assignment shall be made to a natural person.

(vii)    Certain Additional Payments. In connection with any assignment of rights and obligations of any Defaulting Lender hereunder, no such assignment shall be effective unless and until, in addition to the other conditions thereto set forth herein, the parties to the assignment shall make such additional payments to the Administrative Agent in an aggregate amount sufficient, upon distribution thereof as appropriate (which may be outright payment, purchases by the assignee of participations or subparticipations, or other compensating actions, including funding, with the consent of the Borrower and the Administrative Agent, the applicable pro rata share of Loans previously requested but not funded by the Defaulting Lender, to each of which the applicable assignee and assignor hereby irrevocably consent), to pay and satisfy in full all payment liabilities then owed by such Defaulting Lender to the Administrative Agent and each other Lender hereunder (and interest accrued thereon). Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event that any assignment of rights and obligations of any Defaulting Lender hereunder shall become effective under Applicable Law without compliance with the provisions of this paragraph, then the assignee of such interest shall be deemed to be a Defaulting Lender for all purposes of this Agreement until such compliance occurs.

Subject to acceptance and recording thereof by the Administrative Agent pursuant to the immediately following subsection (c), from and after the effective date specified in each Assignment and Acceptance,

 

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the assignee thereunder shall be a party to this Agreement and, to the extent of the interest assigned by such Assignment and Assumption, have the rights and obligations of a Lender under this Agreement, and the assigning Lender thereunder shall, to the extent of the interest assigned by such Assignment and Assumption, be released from its obligations under this Agreement (and, in the case of an Assignment and Assumption covering all of the assigning Lender’s rights and obligations under this Agreement, such Lender shall cease to be a party hereto) but shall continue to be entitled to the benefits of Sections 5.4., 13.2. and 13.10. and the other provisions of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents as provided in Section 13.11. with respect to facts and circumstances occurring prior to the effective date of such assignment; provided, that except to the extent otherwise expressly agreed by the affected parties, no assignment by a Defaulting Lender will constitute a waiver or release of any claim of any party hereunder arising from that Lender having been a Defaulting Lender. Any assignment or transfer by a Lender of rights or obligations under this Agreement that does not comply with this paragraph shall be treated for purposes of this Agreement as a sale by such Lender of a participation in such rights and obligations in accordance with the immediately following subsection (d).

(c)    Register. The Administrative Agent, acting solely for this purpose as a non-fiduciary agent of the Borrower, shall maintain at the Principal Office a copy of each Assignment and Assumption delivered to it and a register for the recordation of the names and addresses of the Lenders, and the principal amounts (and stated interest) of the Loan owing to, each Lender pursuant to the terms hereof from time to time (the “Register”). The entries in the Register shall be conclusive absent manifest error, and the Borrower, the Administrative Agent and the Lenders may treat each Person whose name is recorded in the Register pursuant to the terms hereof as a Lender hereunder for all purposes of this Agreement, notwithstanding notice to the contrary. The Register shall be available for inspection by the Borrower and any Lender, at any reasonable time and from time to time upon reasonable prior notice.

(d)    Participations. Any Lender may at any time, without the consent of, or notice to, the Borrower or the Administrative Agent, sell participations to any Person (other than a natural person or the Borrower or any of the Borrower’s Affiliates or Subsidiaries) (each, a “Participant”) in all or a portion of such Lender’s rights and/or obligations under this Agreement (including all or a portion of the Loan owing to it); provided that (i) such Lender’s obligations under this Agreement shall remain unchanged, (ii) such Lender shall remain solely responsible to the other parties hereto for the performance of such obligations and (iii) the Borrower, the Administrative Agent and the Lenders shall continue to deal solely and directly with such Lender in connection with such Lender’s rights and obligations under this Agreement. Any agreement or instrument pursuant to which a Lender sells such a participation shall provide that such Lender shall retain the sole right to enforce this Agreement and to approve any amendment, modification or waiver of any provision of this Agreement; provided that such agreement or instrument may provide that such Lender will not, without the consent of the Participant, agree to (w) decrease the amount of such Lender’s Loan, (x) extend the date fixed for the payment of principal on the Loan or portions thereof owing to such Lender (except as otherwise contemplated under Section 2.9.), (y) reduce the rate at which interest is payable thereon or (z) release any Guarantor from its Obligations under the Guaranty. Subject to the immediately following subsection (e), the Borrower agrees that each Participant shall be entitled to the benefits of Sections 3.10., 5.1., 5.4. to the same extent as if it were a Lender and had acquired its interest by assignment pursuant to paragraph (b) of this Section. To the extent permitted by Applicable Law, each Participant also shall be entitled to the benefits of Section 13.4. as though it were a Lender, provided such Participant agrees to be subject to Section 3.3. as though it were a Lender. Each Lender that sells a participation shall, acting solely for this purpose as a non-fiduciary agent of the Borrower, maintain a register on which it enters the name and address of each Participant and the principal amounts (and stated interest) of each Participant’s interest in the Loans or other obligations under the Loan Documents (the “Participant Register”); provided that no Lender shall have any obligation to disclose all or any portion of the Participant Register (including the identity of any Participant or any information relating to a Participant’s interest in any commitments, loans, letters of

 

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credit or its other obligations under any Loan Document) to any Person except to the extent that such disclosure is necessary to establish that such commitment, loan, letter of credit or other obligation is in registered form under Section 5f.103-1(c) of the United States Treasury Regulations. The entries in the Participant Register shall be conclusive absent manifest error, and such Lender shall treat each Person whose name is recorded in the Participant Register as the owner of such participation for all purposes of this Agreement notwithstanding any notice to the contrary. For the avoidance of doubt, the Administrative Agent (in its capacity as Administrative Agent) shall have no responsibility for maintaining a Participant Register.

(e)    Limitations upon Participant Rights. A Participant shall not be entitled to receive any greater payment under Sections 3.10. and 5.1. than the applicable Lender would have been entitled to receive with respect to the participation sold to such Participant, unless the sale of the participation to such Participant is made with the Borrower’s prior written consent. A Participant that would be a Foreign Lender if it were a Lender shall not be entitled to the benefits of Section 3.10. unless the Borrower is notified of the participation sold to such Participant and such Participant agrees, for the benefit of the Borrower and the Administrative Agent, to comply with Section 3.10.(c) as though it were a Lender.

(f)    Certain Pledges. Any Lender may at any time pledge or assign a security interest in all or any portion of its rights under this Agreement to secure obligations of such Lender, including any pledge or assignment to secure obligations to a Federal Reserve Bank; provided that no such pledge or assignment shall release such Lender from any of its obligations hereunder or substitute any such pledgee or assignee for such Lender as a party hereto.

(g)    No Registration. Each Lender agrees that, without the prior written consent of the Borrower and the Administrative Agent, it will not make any assignment hereunder in any manner or under any circumstances that would require registration or qualification of, or filings in respect of, any Loan or Note under the Securities Act or any other securities laws of the United States of America or of any other jurisdiction.

Section 13.7. Amendments and Waivers.

(a)    Generally. Except as otherwise expressly provided in this Agreement, (i) any consent or approval required or permitted by this Agreement or any other Loan Document to be given by the Lenders may be given, (ii) any term of this Agreement or of any other Loan Document may be amended, (iii) the performance or observance by the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary of any terms of this Agreement or such other Loan Document may be waived, and (iv) the continuance of any Default or Event of Default may be waived (either generally or in a particular instance and either retroactively or prospectively) with, but only with, the written consent of the Requisite Lenders (or the Administrative Agent at the written direction of the Requisite Lenders), and, in the case of an amendment to any Loan Document, the written consent of each Loan Party which is party thereto.

(b)    Consent of Lenders Directly Affected. In addition to the foregoing requirements, no amendment, waiver or consent shall, unless in writing, and signed by each Lender directly affected thereby (or the Administrative Agent at the written direction of each such Lender), do any of the following:

(i)    decrease the principal amount of the Loans or subject the Lenders to any additional obligations;

 

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(ii)    reduce the principal of, or interest that has accrued or the rates of interest that will be charged on the outstanding principal amount of, any Loans or other Obligations owing to such Lender;

(iii)    reduce the amount of any Fees payable to such Lender hereunder;

(iv)    modify the definition of “Term Loan Maturity Date” (except in accordance with Section 2.12.), or otherwise postpone any date fixed for any payment of principal of, or interest on, any Loans or for the payment of Fees or any other Obligations; or

(v)    amend or otherwise modify the definition of “Pro Rata Share” or amend or otherwise modify the provisions of Section 3.2.;

(vi)    release any Guarantor from its obligations under the Guaranty except as contemplated by Section 8.12.;

(vii)    amend or otherwise modify the definition of the terms “Requisite Lenders”, or modify in any other manner the number or percentage of the Lenders required to make any determinations or waive any rights hereunder or to modify any provision hereof;

(viii)    amend this Section or amend the definitions of the terms used in this Agreement or the other Loan Documents insofar as such definitions affect the substance of this Section; or

(ix)    waive a Default or Event of Default under Section 11.1.(a).

(c)    Amendment of Administrative Agent’s Duties, Etc. No amendment, waiver or consent unless in writing and signed by the Administrative Agent, in addition to the Lenders required hereinabove to take such action, shall affect the rights or duties of the Administrative Agent under this Agreement or any of the other Loan Documents. No waiver shall extend to or affect any obligation not expressly waived or impair any right consequent thereon and any amendment, waiver or consent shall be effective only in the specific instance and for the specific purpose set forth therein. No course of dealing or delay or omission on the part of the Administrative Agent or any Lender in exercising any right shall operate as a waiver thereof or otherwise be prejudicial thereto. Any Event of Default occurring hereunder shall continue to exist until such time as such Event of Default is waived in writing in accordance with the terms of this Section (such waiver not to be unreasonably withheld, conditioned or delayed), notwithstanding any attempted cure or other action by the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Person subsequent to the occurrence of such Event of Default. Except as otherwise explicitly provided for herein or in any other Loan Document, no notice to or demand upon the Parent or the Borrower shall entitle the Parent or the Borrower to other or further notice or demand in similar or other circumstances.

(d)    Replacement of Dissenting Lender. If a Lender does not vote in favor of any amendment, modification or waiver to this Agreement or any other Loan Document which, pursuant to Section 13.7.(c), requires the vote of such Lender, and all of the other Lenders shall have voted in favor of such amendment, modification or waiver, then, so long as there does not then exist any Default or Event of Default, the Borrower may demand that such Lender (the “Affected Lender”), and upon such demand the Affected Lender shall promptly, assign its Loan to an Eligible Assignee subject to and in accordance with the provisions of Section 13.6.(b) for a purchase price equal to (x) the aggregate principal balance of the Loan then owing to the Affected Lender, plus (y) any accrued but unpaid interest thereon and accrued but unpaid fees owing to the Affected Lender, or any other amount as may be mutually agreed upon by such Affected Lender and Eligible Assignee. Each of the Administrative Agent and the Affected Lender

 

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shall reasonably cooperate in effectuating the replacement of such Affected Lender under this Section, but at no time shall the Administrative Agent, such Affected Lender nor any other Lender be obligated in any way whatsoever to initiate any such replacement or to assist in finding an Eligible Assignee. The exercise by the Borrower of its rights under this Section shall be at the Borrower’s sole cost and expense and at no cost or expense to the Administrative Agent, the Affected Lender or any of the other Lenders. The terms of this Section shall not in any way limit the Borrower’s obligation to pay to any Affected Lender compensation owing to such Affected Lender pursuant to this Agreement with respect to any period up to the date of replacement.

Section 13.8. Nonliability of Administrative Agent and Lenders.

The relationship between the Borrower, on the one hand, and the Lenders and the Administrative Agent, on the other hand, shall be solely that of borrower and lender. None of the Administrative Agent or any Lender shall have any fiduciary responsibilities to the Borrower and no provision in this Agreement or in any of the other Loan Documents, and no course of dealing between or among any of the parties hereto, shall be deemed to create any fiduciary duty owing by the Administrative Agent or any Lender to any Lender, the Parent, the Borrower, any Subsidiary or any other Loan Party. None of the Administrative Agent or any Lender undertakes any responsibility to the Parent or the Borrower to review or inform the Parent or the Borrower of any matter in connection with any phase of the Parent’s or the Borrower’s business or operations.

Section 13.9. Confidentiality.

Except as otherwise provided by Applicable Law, the Administrative Agent and each Lender shall maintain the confidentiality of all Information (as defined below) in accordance with its customary procedure for handling confidential information of this nature and in accordance with safe and sound banking practices but in any event may make disclosure: (a) to its Affiliates and to its and its Affiliates’ respective Related Parties (it being understood that the Persons to whom such disclosure is made will be informed of the confidential nature of such Information and instructed to keep such Information confidential); (b) subject to an agreement containing provisions substantially the same as those of this Section, to (i) any actual or proposed assignee, Participant or other transferee in connection with a potential transfer of any Loan or participation therein or any Loan as permitted hereunder, or (ii) any actual or prospective counterparty (or its advisors) to any swap or derivative transaction relating to the Borrower and its obligations; (c) as required or requested by any Governmental Authority or representative thereof or pursuant to legal process or in connection with any legal proceedings, or as otherwise required by Applicable Law; (d) to the Administrative Agent’s or such Lender’s independent auditors and other professional advisors (provided they shall be notified of the confidential nature of the information); (e) in connection with the exercise of any remedies under any Loan Document or any action or proceeding relating to any Loan Document or the enforcement of rights hereunder or thereunder; (f) to the extent such Information (i) becomes publicly available other than as a result of a breach of this Section actually known by the Administrative Agent or such Lender to be a breach of this Section or (ii) becomes available to the Administrative Agent, any Lender or any Affiliate of the Administrative Agent or any Lender on a nonconfidential basis from a source other than the Parent or the Borrower or any Affiliate of the Parent or the Borrower; (g) to the extent requested by, or required to be disclosed to, any nationally recognized rating agency or regulatory or similar authority (including any self-regulatory authority, such as the National Association of Insurance Commissioners) having or purporting to have jurisdiction over it; (h) to bank trade publications, such information to consist of deal terms and other information customarily found in such publications; (i) to any other party hereto; and (j) with the consent of the Parent or the Borrower. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Administrative Agent and each Lender may disclose any such confidential information, without notice to the Parent, the Borrower or any other Loan Party, to Governmental Authorities in connection with any regulatory examination of the

 

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Administrative Agent or such Lender or in accordance with the regulatory compliance policy of the Administrative Agent or such Lender. As used in this Section, the term “Information” means all information received from the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party, any other Subsidiary or Affiliate relating to any Loan Party or any of their respective businesses, other than any such information that is available to the Administrative Agent, any Lender on a nonconfidential basis prior to disclosure by the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party, any other Subsidiary or any Affiliate, provided that, in the case of any such information received from the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party, any other Subsidiary or any Affiliate after the date hereof, such information is clearly identified at the time of delivery as confidential. Any Person required to maintain the confidentiality of Information as provided in this Section shall be considered to have complied with its obligation to do so if such Person has exercised the same degree of care to maintain the confidentiality of such Information as such Person would accord to its own confidential information.

Section 13.10. Indemnification.

(a)    The Borrower shall and hereby agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Administrative Agent, the Lenders, all of the Affiliates of each of the Administrative Agent or any of the Lenders, and their respective Related Parties (each referred to herein as an “Indemnified Party”) from and against any and all of the following (collectively, the “Indemnified Costs”): losses, costs, claims, penalties, damages, liabilities, deficiencies, judgments or expenses of every kind and nature (including, without limitation, amounts paid in settlement, court costs and the fees and disbursements of counsel incurred in connection with any litigation, investigation, claim or proceeding or any advice rendered in connection therewith, but excluding Indemnified Costs indemnification in respect of which is specifically covered by Section 3.10. or 5.1. or expressly excluded from the coverage of such Sections) incurred by an Indemnified Party in connection with, arising out of, or by reason of, any suit, cause of action, claim, arbitration, investigation or settlement, consent decree or other proceeding (the foregoing referred to herein as an “Indemnity Proceeding”) which is in any way related directly or indirectly to: (i) this Agreement or any other Loan Document or the transactions contemplated thereby; (ii) the making of any Loans hereunder; (iii) any actual or proposed use by the Borrower of the proceeds of the Loans; (iv) the Administrative Agent’s or any Lender’s entering into this Agreement; (v) the fact that the Administrative Agent and the Lenders have established the credit facility evidenced hereby in favor of the Borrower; (vi) the fact that the Administrative Agent and the Lenders are creditors of the Borrower and have or are alleged to have information regarding the financial condition, strategic plans or business operations of the Parent, the Borrower and their respective Subsidiaries; (vii) the fact that the Administrative Agent and the Lenders are material creditors of the Borrower and are alleged to influence directly or indirectly the business decisions or affairs of the Parent, the Borrower and their respective Subsidiaries or their financial condition; (viii) the exercise of any right or remedy the Administrative Agent or the Lenders may have under this Agreement or the other Loan Documents; (ix) any civil penalty or fine assessed by the OFAC against, and all costs and expenses (including counsel fees and disbursements) incurred in connection with defense thereof by, the Administrative Agent or any Lender as a result of conduct of the Parent, the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Subsidiary that violates a sanction administered or enforced by the OFAC; or (x) any violation or non-compliance by the Borrower or any Subsidiary of any Applicable Law (including any Environmental Law) including, but not limited to, any Indemnity Proceeding commenced by (A) the Internal Revenue Service or state taxing authority or (B) any Governmental Authority or other Person under any Environmental Law, including any Indemnity Proceeding commenced by a Governmental Authority or other Person seeking remedial or other action to cause the Parent, the Borrower or their respective Subsidiaries (or their respective properties) (or the Administrative Agent and/or the Lenders as successors to the Parent or the Borrower) to be in compliance with such Environmental Laws; provided, however, that the Borrower shall not be obligated to indemnify any Indemnified Party for any acts or omissions of such Indemnified Party in connection with matters described in this subsection to the extent arising from the gross negligence or willful misconduct of such Indemnified Party, as determined by a court of competent jurisdiction in a final, non-appealable judgment.

 

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(b)    The Borrower’s indemnification obligations under this Section shall apply to all Indemnity Proceedings arising out of, or related to, the foregoing whether or not an Indemnified Party is a named party in such Indemnity Proceeding. In this connection, this indemnification shall cover all Indemnified Costs of any Indemnified Party in connection with any deposition of any Indemnified Party or compliance with any subpoena (including any subpoena requesting the production of documents). This indemnification shall, among other things, apply to any Indemnity Proceeding commenced by other creditors of the Parent, the Borrower or any of their respective Subsidiaries, any Loan Party, any shareholder of the Parent, the Borrower or any of their respective Subsidiaries (whether such shareholder(s) are prosecuting such Indemnity Proceeding in their individual capacity or derivatively on behalf of the Borrower), any account debtor of the Borrower or any Subsidiary or by any Governmental Authority.

(c)    This indemnification shall apply to any Indemnity Proceeding arising during the pendency of any bankruptcy proceeding filed by or against the Parent, the Borrower and/or any their respective Subsidiaries.

(d)    All out-of-pocket fees and expenses of, and all amounts paid to third-persons by, an Indemnified Party shall be advanced by the Borrower at the request of such Indemnified Party notwithstanding any claim or assertion by the Borrower that such Indemnified Party is not entitled to indemnification hereunder upon receipt of an undertaking by such Indemnified Party that such Indemnified Party will reimburse the Borrower if it is actually and finally determined by a court of competent jurisdiction that such Indemnified Party is not so entitled to indemnification hereunder; provided, however, that in connection with any enforcement action in which the Borrower is responsible for the fees and disbursements of counsel, Borrower shall only be required to pay the expenses of one counsel for the Administrative Agent and, to the extent the Lenders reasonably determine that joint representation is not appropriate under the circumstances, one separate counsel to the Lenders (in addition to any local or special counsel).

(e)    An Indemnified Party may conduct its own investigation and defense of, and may formulate its own strategy with respect to, any Indemnity Proceeding covered by this Section and, as provided above, all Indemnified Costs incurred by such Indemnified Party shall be reimbursed by the Borrower. No action taken by legal counsel chosen by an Indemnified Party in investigating or defending against any such Indemnity Proceeding shall vitiate or in any way impair the obligations and duties of the Borrower hereunder to indemnify and hold harmless each such Indemnified Party; provided, however, that if (i) the Borrower is required to indemnify an Indemnified Party pursuant hereto and (ii) the Borrower has provided evidence reasonably satisfactory to such Indemnified Party that the Borrower has the financial wherewithal to reimburse such Indemnified Party for any amount paid by such Indemnified Party with respect to such Indemnity Proceeding, such Indemnified Party shall not settle or compromise any such Indemnity Proceeding without the prior written consent of the Borrower (which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld or delayed). Notwithstanding the foregoing, an Indemnified Party may settle or compromise any such Indemnity Proceeding without the prior written consent of the Borrower where (x) no monetary relief is sought against such Indemnified Party in such Indemnity Proceeding or (y) there is an allegation of a violation of law by such Indemnified Party.

(f)    If and to the extent that the obligations of the Borrower under this Section are unenforceable for any reason, the Borrower hereby agrees to make the maximum contribution to the payment and satisfaction of such obligations which is permissible under Applicable Law.

 

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(g)    The Borrower’s obligations under this Section shall survive any termination of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents and the payment in full in cash of the Obligations, and are in addition to, and not in substitution of, any of the other obligations set forth in this Agreement or any other Loan Document to which it is a party.

Section 13.11. Termination; Survival.

This Agreement shall terminate at such time as all Loans and other Obligations (other than obligations which survive as provided in the following sentence) have been paid and satisfied in full. The indemnities to which the Administrative Agent and the Lenders are entitled under the provisions of Sections 3.10., 5.1., 5.4., 12.6., 13.2. and 13.10. and any other provision of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, and the provisions of Section 13.5., shall continue in full force and effect and shall protect the Administrative Agent and the Lenders (i) notwithstanding any termination of this Agreement, or of the other Loan Documents, against events arising after such termination as well as before and (ii) at all times after any such party ceases to be a party to this Agreement with respect to all matters and events existing on or prior to the date such party ceased to be a party to this Agreement.

Section 13.12. Severability of Provisions.

If any provision of this Agreement or the other Loan Documents shall be determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, that provision shall be deemed severed from the Loan Documents, and the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall remain in full force as though the invalid, illegal, or unenforceable provision had never been part of the Loan Documents.

Section 13.13. GOVERNING LAW.

THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE GOVERNED BY, AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK APPLICABLE TO CONTRACTS EXECUTED, AND TO BE FULLY PERFORMED, IN SUCH STATE.

Section 13.14. Counterparts.

To facilitate execution, this Agreement and any amendments, waivers, consents or supplements may be executed in any number of counterparts as may be convenient or required (which may be effectively delivered by facsimile, in portable document format (“PDF”) or other similar electronic means). It shall not be necessary that the signature of, or on behalf of, each party, or that the signature of all persons required to bind any party, appear on each counterpart. All counterparts shall collectively constitute a single document. It shall not be necessary in making proof of this document to produce or account for more than a single counterpart containing the respective signatures of, or on behalf of, each of the parties hereto.

Section 13.15. Obligations with Respect to Loan Parties and Subsidiaries.

The obligations of the Parent and the Borrower to direct or prohibit the taking of certain actions by the other Loan Parties and Subsidiaries as specified herein shall be absolute and not subject to any defense the Parent or the Borrower may have that the Parent or the Borrower does not control such Loan Parties or Subsidiaries.

 

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Section 13.16. Independence of Covenants.

All covenants hereunder shall be given in any jurisdiction independent effect so that if a particular action or condition is not permitted by any of such covenants, the fact that it would be permitted by an exception to, or be otherwise within the limitations of, another covenant shall not avoid the occurrence of a Default or an Event of Default if such action is taken or condition exists.

Section 13.17. Limitation of Liability.

None of the Administrative Agent, any Lender, or any of their respective Related Parties shall have any liability with respect to, and each of the Parent and the Borrower hereby waives, releases, and agrees not to sue any of them upon, any claim for any special, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages suffered or incurred by the Parent or the Borrower in connection with, arising out of, or in any way related to, this Agreement, or any of the other Loan Documents, or any of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement or any of the other Loan Documents. The Borrower hereby waives, releases, and agrees not to sue the Administrative Agent or any Lender or any of the Administrative Agent’s or any Lender’s Affiliates, officers, directors, employees, attorneys, or agents for punitive damages in respect of any claim in connection with, arising out of, or in any way related to, this Agreement, any of the other Loan Documents, or any of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement or financed hereby.

Section 13.18. Entire Agreement.

This Agreement, the Notes, and the other Loan Documents embody the final, entire agreement among the parties hereto and supersede any and all prior commitments, agreements, representations, and understandings, whether written or oral, relating to the subject matter hereof and thereof and may not be contradicted or varied by evidence of prior, contemporaneous, or subsequent oral agreements or discussions of the parties hereto. There are no oral agreements among the parties hereto.

Section 13.19. Construction.

The Administrative Agent, the Borrower and each Lender acknowledge that each of them has had the benefit of legal counsel of its own choice and has been afforded an opportunity to review this Agreement and the other Loan Documents with its legal counsel and that this Agreement and the other Loan Documents shall be construed as if jointly drafted by the Administrative Agent, the Parent, the Borrower and each Lender.

Section 13.20. Headings.

The paragraph and section headings in this Agreement are provided for convenience of reference only and shall not affect its construction or interpretation.

Section 13.21. Existing Credit Agreement.

To the extent any provision of this Agreement violates the terms of Section 10.3 of the Existing Credit Agreement as in effect on the date hereof, such provision shall not be effective solely to the extent necessary to avoid such violation so long as the Existing Credit Agreement remains effective.

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Term Loan Agreement to be executed by their authorized officers all as of the day and year first above written.

 

BROADSTONE NET LEASE, LLC, a New York limited liability company
By:   Broadstone Net Lease, Inc.,
  a Maryland corporation,
  Managing Member
By:  

/s/ Christopher J. Czarnecki

  Name:   Christopher J. Czarnecki
  Title:   Chief Financial Officer

BROADSTONE NET LEASE, INC.,

a Maryland corporation

By:  

/s/ Christopher J. Czarnecki

  Name:   Christopher J. Czarnecki
  Title:   Chief Financial Officer

 

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[Signature Page to Term Loan Agreement with Broadstone Net Lease, LLC]

 

REGIONS BANK, as Administrative Agent and as a Lender
By:  

/s/ Paul E. Burgan

  Name:   Paul E. Burgan
  Title:   Vice President


SCHEDULE I

Term Loan Commitments

 

Lender

   Term Loan Commitment Amount  

Regions Bank

   $ 50,00,000  
  

 

 

 

Total:

   $ 50,00,000  
  

 

 

 


SCHEDULE 1.1.

LIST OF LOAN PARTIES

 

1

  

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Borrower

2

  

Broadstone Net Lease, Inc.

 

Parent & Guarantor

3

  

Broadstone EO Birmingham I, LLC

 

Guarantor

4

  

Broadstone EO Birmingham II, LLC

 

Guarantor

5

  

Broadstone PJ RLY, LLC

 

Guarantor

6

  

Broadstone TB Jacksonville, LLC

 

Guarantor

7

  

Broadstone BK Virginia, LLC

 

Guarantor

8

  

Broadstone DQ Virginia, LLC

 

Guarantor

9

  

Broadstone BK Emporia, LLC

 

Guarantor

10

  

Broadstone APLB Sarasota, LLC

 

Guarantor

11

  

Broadstone APLB Brunswick, LLC

 

Guarantor

12

  

Broadstone NDC Fayetteville, LLC

 

Guarantor

13

  

Broadstone BFW Minnesota, LLC

 

Guarantor

14

  

Broadstone BPC Ohio, LLC

 

Guarantor

15

  

Broadstone JLC Missouri, LLC

 

Guarantor

16

  

Broadstone TR Florida, LLC

 

Guarantor

17

  

Broadstone PCSC Texas, LLC

 

Guarantor

18

  

Broadstone APLB Minnesota, LLC

 

Guarantor

19

  

Broadstone TA Tennessee, LLC

 

Guarantor

20

  

Broadstone FMFP Texas B2, LLC

 

Guarantor

21

  

Broadstone FMFP Texas B3, LLC

 

Guarantor

22

  

Broadstone TB TN, LLC

 

Guarantor

23

  

Broadstone Cable, LLC

 

Guarantor

24

  

Broadstone Filter, LLC

 

Guarantor

25

  

Broadstone MD Oklahoma, LLC

 

Guarantor

26

  

Broadstone SOE Raleigh, LLC

 

Guarantor

27

  

Broadstone TB Southeast, LLC

 

Guarantor

28

  

Broadstone CFW Texas, LLC

 

Guarantor

29

  

Broadstone RM Missouri, LLC

 

Guarantor

30

  

GRC LI TX, LLC

 

Guarantor

31

  

Broadstone TSGA Kentucky, LLC

 

Guarantor

32

  

Broadstone EA Ohio, LLC

 

Guarantor

33

  

Broadstone WI Appalachia, LLC

 

Guarantor

34

  

Broadstone 2020EX Texas, LLC

 

Guarantor

35

  

Broadstone SEC North Carolina, LLC

 

Guarantor

36

  

Broadstone KFC Chicago, LLC

 

Guarantor

37

  

Broadstone ASDCW Texas, LLC

 

Guarantor

38

  

Broadstone AI Michigan, LLC

 

Guarantor

39

  

Broadstone WI Alabama, LLC

 

Guarantor

40

  

Broadstone Med Florida, LLC

 

Guarantor

41

  

Broadstone Roller, LLC

 

Guarantor

42

  

Broadstone NI North Carolina, LLC

 

Guarantor

43

  

Broadstone WI East, LLC

 

Guarantor

44

  

Broadstone August Family UPREIT OH PA, LLC

 

Guarantor

45

  

Broadstone GCSC Florida, LLC

 

Guarantor

46

  

Broadstone APLB Virginia, LLC

 

Guarantor

47

  

Broadstone PY Cincinnati, LLC

 

Guarantor


Schedule 4.1 - Initial Borrowing Base Properties

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC - Regions Term Loan Agreement

Borrowing Base Properties:

 

   

Tenant

 

Brand

 

Address

 

City

 

State

 

Zip

 

MSA

 

Lease
Expiration

 

Remaining
Lease
Term
(Yrs)

 

Industry

 

Acquisition
Date

 

Acquisition
Price

   

Acquisition
Rent
(YR 1)

   

Q1 2013
Rent
Received

   

NOI

   

Unencumbered
Eligible
Property
Value

   

Availability

 

1

  Express Oil Change, L.L.C.   Express Oil   2013 Center Point Pkwy   Birmingham  

AL

  35215  

Birmingham–Hoover, AL

  2026   13   Retail  

30-Oct-06

    1,434,209       109,000       29,975       116,303       1,409,734       810,597  

2

  Express Oil Change, L.L.C.   Express Oil   196 West Valley Ave   Birmingham  

AL

  35209  

Birmingham–Hoover, AL

  2026   13   Retail  

30-Oct-06

    1,802,631       137,000       37,675       146,179       1,771,866       1,018,823  

3

  Nanston, Inc.   Nanston/Great Expressions Dental   570 West Lanier Ave   Fayetteville  

GA

  30214  

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

  2023   10   Medical  

12-Aug-08

    5,975,000       468,000       127,891       496,216       6,014,741       3,458,476  

4

  Conleasco, Inc.   Becker Furniture   12940 Prosperity Ave   Becker  

MN

  55308  

St. Cloud, MN

  2023   10   Industrial  

19-Dec-08

    6,000,000       540,000       143,284       555,942       6,738,694       3,874,749  

5

  7-Eleven, Inc.   AM/PM   6680 Mayfield Rd   Mayfield Heights  

OH

  44124  

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

  2029   16   C-Store  

21-Dec-09

    1,600,000       156,000       41,387       160,582       1,946,448       1,119,208  

6

  Jeffco Leasing Company, Inc.   Jeffco Trucking Company   1700 Kosciusko St   Saint Louis  

MO

  63104  

St. Louis, MO-IL

  2030   17   Industrial  

30-Dec-10

    3,453,000       319,478         —           —    

7

  Advanced Diagnostic Imaging, Inc.   Tower Radiology   3069 Grand Pavilion Dr   Tampa  

FL

  33616  

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

  2026   13   Medical  

21-Jan-11

    4,012,599       315,480       81,171       314,943       3,817,491       2,195,057  

8

  Advanced Diagnostic Imaging, Inc.   Tower Radiology   4719 North Habana Ave   Tampa  

FL

  33614  

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

  2026   13   Medical  

21-Jan-11

    4,980,097       391,989       100,741       390,876       4,737,888       2,724,285  

9

  Advanced Diagnostic Imaging, Inc.   Tower Radiology   2324 Oak Myrtle Ln   Wesley Chapel  

FL

  33544  

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

  2026   13   Medical  

21-Jan-11

    3,196,759       251,607       64,663       250,893       3,041,124       1,748,646  

10

  Advanced Diagnostic Imaging, Inc.   Tower Radiology   3350 Bell Shoals Rd   Brandon  

FL

  33511  

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

  2026   13   Medical  

21-Jan-11

    2,320,552       182,644       46,940       182,125       2,207,580       1,269,358  

11

  Robert D. Wilcox, M.D., P.A.   Plastic Surgery Center of Texas   5316 West Plano Pkwy   Plano  

TX

  75093  

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

  2026   13   Medical  

1-Feb-11

    3,911,100       325,000       83,980       325,842       3,949,605       2,271,023  

12

  Apple Minnesota, LLC   Applebee’s   5855 Blaine Ave   Inver Grove Heights  

MN

  55076  

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

  2028   15   Restaurant  

11-Mar-11

    2,395,000       218,225       55,922       216,976       2,630,016       1,512,259  

13

  Apple Minnesota, LLC   Applebee’s   14400 Weaver Lake Rd   Maple Grove  

MN

  55369  

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

  2028   15   Restaurant  

11-Mar-11

    2,395,000       218,225       55,922       216,976       2,630,016       1,512,259  

14

  Apple Minnesota, LLC   Applebee’s   1900 Adams St   Mankato  

MN

  56001  

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

  2028   15   Restaurant  

11-Mar-11

    2,978,522       272,084       69,724       270,527       3,279,117       1,885,492  

15

  Apple Minnesota, LLC   Applebee’s   1018 Meadowlands Dr   Saint Paul  

MN

  55127  

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

  2028   15   Restaurant  

11-Mar-11

    2,440,000       223,300       57,222       222,022       2,691,180       1,547,428  

16

  TestAmerica Labratories, Inc.   Test America   5815 Middlebrook Pike   Knoxville  

TN

  37921  

Knoxville, TN

  2027   14   Industrial  

27-May-11

    2,991,585       245,310       66,332       257,368       3,119,606       1,793,773  

17

  1960 Family Practice, P.A.   FM 1960 Bldg. II   837 FM 1960 West   Houston  

TX

  77090  

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

  2023   10   Medical  

23-Jun-11

    4,303,500       363,600       92,264       357,982       4,339,180       2,495,029  

18

  1960 Family Practice, P.A.   FM 1960 Bldg. III   837 FM 1960 West   Houston  

TX

  77090  

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

  2023   10   Medical  

23-Jun-11

    2,160,000       185,130       47,208       183,168       2,220,214       1,276,623  

19

  Ramsell Dining, LLC   Burger King   9178 Chamberlayne Rd   Mechanicsville  

VA

  23116  

Richmond, VA

  2027   14   Restaurant  

28-Aug-07

    1,785,000       125,000       34,375       133,375       1,616,666       929,583  

20

  Ramsell Dining, LLC   Burger King/Citgo   100 Market Dr   Emporia  

VA

  23847  

Emporia, VA

  2027   14   Restaurant  

14-Dec-07

    2,245,000       170,000       46,750       181,390       2,198,666       1,264,233  

21

  Ramsell Dining, LLC   Burger King   739 Battlefield Blvd S.   Chesapeake  

VA

  23322  

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

  2027   14   Restaurant  

28-Aug-07

    1,619,000       115,000       31,625       122,705       1,487,334       855,217  

22

  Gator Apple, LLC   Applebees   20 Arthur Anderson Pkwy   Sarasota  

FL

  34232  

Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

  2027   14   Restaurant  

18-Jan-08

    3,531,378       248,609       65,966       255,949       3,102,407       1,783,884  

23

  Gator Apple, LLC   Applebees   177 Altama Connector Blvd   Brunswick  

GA

  31525  

Brunswick, GA

  2027   14   Restaurant  

14-Mar-08

    2,904,917       210,606       55,883       216,824       2,628,172       1,511,199  

24

  Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc.   Rallys   1855 Queen City Ave   Cincinnati  

OH

  45214  

Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN

  2026   13   Restaurant  

23-Mar-07

    346,000       25,952       6,684       25,934       314,351       180,752  

25

  7-Eleven, Inc.   AM/PM   8360 Broadmoor Rd   Mentor  

OH

  44060  

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

  2029   16   C-Store  

13-Nov-09

    2,518,332       245,537       65,141       252,749       3,063,623       1,761,583  

26

  7-Eleven, Inc.   AM/PM   7515 Auburn Rd   Painesville  

OH

  44077  

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

  2029   16   C-Store  

13-Nov-09

    1,400,000       136,500       36,214       140,509       1,703,142       979,307  

27

  Southeast QSR, LLC   Taco Bell   3649 Phillips Hwy   Jacksonville  

FL

  32207  

Jacksonville, FL

  2021   8   Restaurant  

19-Jun-07

    1,389,988       100,510       27,405       106,331       1,288,861       741,095  

28

  Western Branch MADQ, LLC   Dairy Queen   3220 Western Branch Blvd   Chesapeake  

VA

  23321  

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

  2027   14   Restaurant  

21-Sep-07

    864,815       66,414       18,019       69,915       847,451       487,284  

29

  Kempsville, LLC   Dairy Queen   1324 Kempsville Rd   Virginia Beach  

VA

  23464  

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

  2027   14   Restaurant  

21-Sep-07

    934,376       71,756       16,775       65,089       788,956       453,650  

30

  BBG North, LLC   Taco Bell   846 Hwy 51 N   Ripley  

TN

  38063  

Ripley, TN

  2031   18   Restaurant  

7-Sep-11

    916,764       76,633       19,388       75,226       911,826       524,300  

31

  Filtration Group Corporation   Filtration Group   600 Railroad Ave   York  

SC

  29745  

Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC

  2028   15   Industrial  

8-Sep-11

    1,200,000       120,000       30,510       118,379       1,434,895       825,064  

32

  Filtration Group Corporation   Filtration Group   1309 S 58th St   St Joseph  

MO

  64507  

St. Joseph, MO-KS

  2028   15   Industrial  

8-Sep-11

    3,200,000       288,000       73,224       284,109       3,443,747       1,980,154  

33

  Cablecraft Motion Controls LLC   Cablecraft   4401 S Orchard St   Tacoma  

WA

  98466  

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

  2028   15   Industrial  

8-Sep-11

    6,500,000       502,000       127,634       495,218       6,002,642       3,451,519  

34

  Cablecraft Motion Controls LLC   Cablecraft   2789 Old Belleville Rd   St Matthews  

SC

  29135  

Columbia, SC

  2028   15   Industrial  

8-Sep-11

    1,950,000       190,000       48,308       187,433       2,271,916       1,306,352  

35

  Cablecraft Motion Controls LLC   Cablecraft   2110 Summit St   New Haven  

IN

  46774  

Fort Wayne, IN

  2028   15   Industrial  

8-Sep-11

    3,100,000       300,000       76,275       295,947       3,587,236       2,062,661  

36

  BBG North, LLC   Taco Bell   2330 N. Highland Ave   Jackson  

TN

  38305  

Jackson, TN

  2031   18   Restaurant  

30-Dec-11

    1,550,000       126,000       31,903       123,784       1,500,412       862,737  

37

  Advanced Dental Implant and Denture Center, LLC   My Dentist   1144 S.W. 104th St   Oklahoma City  

OK

  73139  

Oklahoma City, OK

  2026   13   Medical  

29-Dec-11

    1,788,538       151,008       37,710       146,313       1,773,497       1,019,761  

38

  Advanced Dental Implant and Denture Center, LLC   My Dentist   9072 US Hwy 70   Durant  

OK

  74701  

Durant, OK

  2026   13   Medical  

29-Dec-11

    874,828       83,931       21,479       83,340       1,010,184       580,856  

39

  Advanced Dental Implant and Denture Center, LLC   My Dentist   19 West Interstate Pkwy   Shawnee  

OK

  74804  

Shawnee, OK

  2026   13   Medical  

29-Dec-11

    1,780,421       144,716       37,529       145,611       1,764,984       1,014,866  

40

  Advanced Dental Implant and Denture Center, LLC   My Dentist   1430 Lonnie Abbot Ave   Ada  

OK

  74820  

Ada, OK

  2026   13   Medical  

29-Dec-11

    1,542,031       125,840       32,521       126,181       1,529,464       879,442  

41

  Advanced Dental Implant and Denture Center, LLC   My Dentist   12106 S. Memorial Dr   Bixby  

OK

  74008  

Tulsa, OK

  2026   13   Medical  

29-Dec-11

    1,514,182       125,840       31,917       123,840       1,501,088       863,125  

42

  Three Panthers, LLC   Popeyes   7131 Reading Road   Cincinnati  

OH

  45237  

Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN

  2037   24   Restaurant  

18-Jan-08

    1,440,000       116,250       31,514       122,276       1,482,128       852,224  

43

  Storr Office Environments, Inc.   Storr Products   10800 World Trade Blvd   Morrisville  

NC

  27560  

Raleigh-Cary, NC

  2024   11   Industrial  

10-Jan-12

    10,500,000       778,000       197,417       754,660       9,147,394       5,259,752  

44

  Bravo Foods, LLC   Taco Bell   3645 N. Atlantic Ave   Cocoa Beach  

FL

  32931  

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

  2028   15   Restaurant  

11-Jan-12

    1,019,553       80,035       20,276       77,634       941,018       541,085  

45

  Bravo Foods, LLC   Taco Bell   3755 W. Lake Mary Blvd   Lake Mary  

FL

  32746  

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

  2027   14   Restaurant  

11-Jan-12

    1,666,478       130,818       33,141       126,893       1,538,103       884,409  

46

  Bravo Foods, LLC   Taco Bell   1860 State Rd 44   New Smyrna Beach  

FL

  32168  

Daytona Beach, FL

  2027   14   Restaurant  

11-Jan-12

    1,578,496       123,912       31,391       120,195       1,456,905       837,720  

47

  Bravo Foods, LLC   Taco Bell   10005 University Blvd   Orlando  

FL

  32817  

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

  2024   11   Restaurant  

11-Jan-12

    1,531,917       120,256       30,465       116,648       1,413,919       813,003  

48

  Bravo Foods, LLC   Taco Bell   5400 N. Orange Blossom Trail   Orlando  

FL

  32810  

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

  2029   16   Restaurant  

11-Jan-12

    828,063       65,003       16,467       63,053       764,278       439,460  

49

  Bravo Foods, LLC   Taco Bell   302 Mall Blvd   Savannah  

GA

  31406  

Savannah, GA

  2029   16   Restaurant  

11-Jan-12

    1,666,478       130,818       33,141       126,893       1,538,103       884,409  

50

  Bravo Foods, LLC   Taco Bell   2631 Skidaway Rd   Savannah  

GA

  31404  

Savannah, GA

  2028   15   Restaurant  

11-Jan-12

    1,594,022       125,131       31,700       121,377       1,471,237       845,961  

51

  Bravo Foods, LLC   Taco Bell   3615 Mundy Mill Rd   Oakwood  

GA

  30566  

Gainesville, GA

  2028   15   Restaurant  

11-Jan-12

    1,525,006       119,713       30,327       116,122       1,407,535       809,332  

52

  Bravo Foods, LLC   Taco Bell   301 W. General Screven Way   Hinesville  

GA

  31313  

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

  2028   15   Restaurant  

11-Jan-12

    1,525,006       119,713       30,327       116,122       1,407,535       809,332  

53

  Caring for Women, PA   Caring for Women   2805 Mayhill Rd   Denton  

TX

  76210  

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

  2027   14   Medical  

9-Mar-12

    5,300,000       384,000       96,000       372,480       4,514,909       2,596,073  

54

  Roto-Die Company, Inc. d/b/a/ RotoMetrics   RotoMetrics   800 Howerton Ln   Eureka  

MO

  63025  

St. Joseph, MO-KS

  2029   16   Industrial  

15-Mar-12

    12,300,000       1,025,000       256,250       994,250       12,051,515       6,929,621  

55

  Lufkin Industries, Inc.   Lufkin   11050 WLY Bldg. P   Houston  

TX

  77064  

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

  2023   10   Industrial  

15-Mar-12

    2,845,136       219,924       54,839       213,326       2,585,773       1,486,820  

56

  Lufkin Industries, Inc.   Lufkin   11050 WLY Bldg. S   Houston  

TX

  77064  

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

  2023   10   Industrial  

15-Mar-12

    2,845,136       219,924       56,754       213,326       2,585,773       1,486,820  

57

  Lufkin Industries, Inc.   Lufkin   1120 Marvin A. Smith Rd   Kilgore  

TX

  75662  

Longview, TX

  2023   10   Industrial  

15-Mar-12

    1,184,727       97,740       29,054       94,808       1,149,185       660,782  

58

  BBG North, LLC   Taco Bell   477 East Main St   Henderson  

TN

  38340  

Jackson, TN

  2031   18   Restaurant  

15-Mar-12

    852,909       70,365       17,899       68,254       827,322       475,710  

59

  BBG North, LLC   Taco Bell   565 West Church St   Lexington  

TN

  38251  

Lexington, TN

  2031   18   Restaurant  

15-Mar-12

    941,600       77,682       19,760       75,352       913,352       525,177  

60

  BBG North, LLC   Taco Bell   2479 North Central Ave   Humbolt  

TN

  38343  

Jackson, TN

  2031   18   Restaurant  

15-Mar-12

    822,012       67,816       17,251       65,782       797,352       458,477  

61

  Tri-State Gastroenterology Associates, P.S.C.   Tri-State Gastroenterology   425 Centre View Blvd   Crestview Hills  

KY

  41017  

Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN

  2027   14   Medical  

10-May-12

    7,752,600       620,208       —         601,602       7,752,600       4,457,745  

62

  Advanced Dental Implant and Denture Center, LLC   My Dentist   2001 East Santa Fe St   Olathe  

KS

  66062  

Kansas City, MO-KS

  2026   13   Medical  

17-May-12

    1,896,000       159,074       —         154,302       1,896,000       1,090,200  

63

  Advanced Dental Implant and Denture Center, LLC   My Dentist   1011 East Taft Ave   Sapulpa  

OK

  74066  

Tulsa, OK

  2026   13   Medical  

17-May-12

    1,896,000       159,074       —         154,302       1,896,000       1,090,200  

64

  Advanced Dental Implant and Denture Center, LLC   My Dentist   3617 West Sunset Ave   Springdale  

AR

  72762  

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

  2026   13   Medical  

17-May-12

    1,896,000       159,074       —         154,302       1,896,000       1,090,200  

65

  Advanced Dental Implant and Denture Center, LLC   My Dentist   6250 Rufe Snow Dr   Ft. Worth  

TX

  76148  

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

  2026   13   Medical  

17-May-12

    1,896,000       159,074       —         154,302       1,896,000       1,090,200  

66

  Advanced Dental Implant and Denture Center, LLC   My Dentist   1901 South Main St   Keller  

TX

  76248  

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

  2026   13   Medical  

17-May-12

    1,896,000       159,074       —         154,302       1,896,000       1,090,200  

67

  Enginetics Corporation   Enginetics   7700 New Carlisle Pike   Huber Heights  

OH

  45424  

Dayton, OH

  2029   16   Industrial  

26-Jun-12

    2,301,982       201,414       —         195,372       2,301,982       1,323,640  

68

  Enginetics Corporation   Enginetics   34000 Melinz Pkwy   Eastlake  

OH

  44095  

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

  2029   16   Industrial  

26-Jun-12

    3,393,018       302,120       —         293,056       3,393,018       1,950,985  

69

  Wendpark, Limited Liability Company   Wendy’s   550 E. Main St   Pomeroy  

OH

  45769  

Pomeroy, OH

  2032   19   Restaurant  

2-Jul-12

    1,352,888       107,284       —         104,065       1,352,888       777,911  

70

  Wendpark, Limited Liability Company   Wendy’s   283 Muskingum Dr   Marietta  

OH

  45750  

Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH

  2032   19   Restaurant  

2-Jul-12

    1,652,736       131,062       —         127,130       1,652,736       950,323  

71

  WendPenn Corp.   Wendy’s   1610 N. Atherton St   State College  

PA

  16803  

State College, PA

  2032   19   Restaurant  

2-Jul-12

    1,843,127       146,160       —         141,775       1,843,127       1,059,798  

72

  WendBeck Corp.   Wendy’s   113 Courthouse Rd   Princeton  

WV

  24740  

Bluefield, WV-VA

  2032   19   Restaurant  

2-Jul-12

    1,926,406       152,764       —         148,181       1,926,406       1,107,683  

73

  WendBeck Corp.   Wendy’s   211 Meadowfield Ln   Princeton  

WV

  54740  

Bluefield, WV-VA

  2032   19   Restaurant  

2-Jul-12

    1,961,564       155,552       —         150,885       1,961,564       1,127,899  

74

  WendElk Corp.   Wendy’s   1503 Harrison Ave   Elkins  

WV

  26241  

Elkins, WV

  2032   19   Restaurant  

2-Jul-12

    1,792,383       142,136       —         137,872       1,792,383       1,030,620  

75

  2020 Exhibits, Inc.   2020 Exhibits   10550 S. Sam Houston Pkwy W.   Houston  

TX

  77071  

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

  2024   11   Industrial  

15-Aug-12

    12,500,000       991,250       —         961,513       12,500,000       7,187,500  

76

  The Greensboro Opthalmology ASC, LLC   Southeastern Eye Center   3312 Battleground Ave   Greensboro  

NC

  27410  

Greensboro-High Point, NC

  2032   19   Medical  

22-Sep-12

    9,300,000       740,000       —         717,800       9,300,000       5,347,500  

77

  Raheel Foods, Inc.   KFC   7 E. Garfield Blvd   Chicago  

IL

  60621  

Chicago, IL

  2026   13   Restaurant  

18-Oct-12

    742,000       57,400       —         55,678       742,000       426,650  

78

  Raheel Foods, Inc.   KFC   107 E. 95th Street   Chicago  

IL

  60619  

Chicago, IL

  2026   13   Restaurant  

18-Oct-12

    901,001       69,700       —         67,609       901,001       518,076  

79

  Raheel Foods, Inc.   KFC   300 E. 35th Street   Chicago  

IL

  60616  

Chicago, IL

  2026   13   Restaurant  

18-Oct-12

    901,001       69,700       —         67,609       901,001       518,076  

80

  Raheel Foods, Inc.   KFC   1600 W. Marquette Road   Chicago  

IL

  60636  

Chicago, IL

  2026   13   Restaurant  

18-Oct-12

    901,001       69,700       —         67,609       901,001       518,076  

81

  Raheel Foods, Inc.   KFC   1914 W. 79th Street   Chicago  

IL

  60620  

Chicago, IL

  2026   13   Restaurant  

18-Oct-12

    742,000       57,400       —         55,678       742,000       426,650  

82

  Raheel Foods, Inc.   KFC   3696 S. Archer Avenue   Chicago  

IL

  60609  

Chicago, IL

  2026   13   Restaurant  

18-Oct-12

    1,166,001       90,200       —         87,494       1,166,001       670,451  

83

  Raheel Foods, Inc.   KFC   5852 S. Western Avenue   Chicago  

IL

  60636  

Chicago, IL

  2026   13   Restaurant  

18-Oct-12

    1,166,001       90,200       —         87,494       1,166,001       670,451  

84

  Raheel Foods, Inc.   KFC   7508 S. Lafayette Avenue   Chicago  

IL

  60620  

Chicago, IL

  2026   13   Restaurant  

18-Oct-12

    1,113,001       86,100       —         83,517       1,113,001       639,976  

85

  Raheel Foods, Inc.   KFC   8307 S. South Chicago Avenue   Chicago  

IL

  60617  

Chicago, IL

  2026   13   Restaurant  

18-Oct-12

    901,001       69,700       —         67,609       901,001       518,076  

86

  Raheel Foods, Inc.   KFC   8307 S. King Drive   Chicago  

IL

  60619  

Chicago, IL

  2026   13   Restaurant  

18-Oct-12

    901,001       69,700       —         67,609       901,001       518,076  

87

  Raheel Foods, Inc.   KFC   10200 S. Halstead Street   Chicago  

IL

  60628  

Chicago, IL

  2026   13   Restaurant  

18-Oct-12

    1,166,001       90,200       —         87,494       1,166,001       670,451  

88

  Advanced Dental Implant and Denture Center, LLC   My Dentist   930 West Main Street   Lewisville  

TX

  75067  

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

  2026   13   Medical  

18-Oct-12

    2,700,000       213,300       —         206,901       2,700,000       1,552,500  

89

  Academy, LTD   Academy Sports   1800 N. Mason Road   Katy  

TX

  77449  

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

  2026   13   Industrial  

17-Dec-12

    9,800,000       710,500       —         689,185       9,800,000       5,635,000  

 

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90

  Acemco, Inc.   Acemco   7297 Enterprise Drive   Spring Lake  

MI

    49456    

Grand Rapids, MI

    2030       17    

Industrial

 

19-Dec-12

    9,899,000       900,000       —         873,000       9,899,000       5,691,925  

91

  Starboard Group of Alabama, LLC   Wendy’s   75 Tower Road   Oxford  

AL

    36203    

Anniston - Oxford, AL

    2032       19    

Restaurant

 

19-Dec-12

    1,193,335       95,000       —         92,150       1,193,335       686,168  

92

  Starboard Group of Alabama, LLC   Wendy’s   150 Leon Smith Parkway   Oxford  

AL

    36203    

Anniston - Oxford, AL

    2032       19    

Restaurant

 

19-Dec-12

    2,174,558       172,000       —         166,840       2,174,558       1,250,371  

93

  Starboard Group of Alabama, LLC   Wendy’s   204 15th Street East   Tuscaloosa  

AL

    35401    

Tuscaloosa, AL

    2032       19    

Restaurant

 

19-Dec-12

    2,227,596       175,000       —         169,750       2,227,596       1,280,868  

94

  Starboard Group of Alabama, LLC   Wendy’s   419 North Pelham Road   Jacksonville  

AL

    36265    

Anniston - Oxford, AL

    2032       19    

Restaurant

 

19-Dec-12

    1,299,431       103,500       —         100,395       1,299,431       747,173  

95

  Starboard Group of Alabama, LLC   Wendy’s   4422 Old Birmingham Road   Tuscaloosa  

AL

    35404    

Tuscaloosa, AL

    2032       19    

Restaurant

 

19-Dec-12

    2,121,520       167,500       —         162,475       2,121,520       1,219,874  

96

  Starboard Group of Alabama, LLC   Wendy’s   170 Vaughn Lane   Pell City  

AL

    35125    

Birmingham–Hoover, AL

    2032       19    

Restaurant

 

19-Dec-12

    1,591,140       125,000       —         121,250       1,591,140       914,906  

97

  American Roller Company, LLC   American Roller   201 Industrial Park Drive   Walkerton  

IN

    46574    

South Bend - Mishawaka, IN - MI

    2030       17    

Industrial

 

21-Dec-12

    455,000       47,232       —         45,815       455,000       261,625  

98

  American Roller Company, LLC   American Roller   1400 13th Avenue   Union Grove  

WI

    53182    

Milwaukee–Racine–Waukesha, WI

    2030       17    

Industrial

 

21-Dec-12

    1,425,000       132,102       —         128,139       1,425,000       819,375  

99

  American Roller Company, LLC   American Roller   1440 13th Avenue   Union Grove  

WI

    53182    

Milwaukee–Racine–Waukesha, WI

    2030       17    

Industrial

 

21-Dec-12

    450,000       42,066       —         40,804       450,000       258,750  

100

  American Roller Company, LLC   American Roller   1525 11th Avenue   Union Grove  

WI

    53182    

Milwaukee–Racine–Waukesha, WI

    2030       17    

Industrial

 

21-Dec-12

    1,770,000       172,692       —         167,511       1,770,000       1,017,750  

101

  American Roller Company, LLC   American Roller   1550 Cedar Line Drive   Rock Hill  

SC

    29730    

Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC

    2030       17    

Industrial

 

21-Dec-12

    3,900,000       343,908       —         333,591       3,900,000       2,242,500  

102

  Health Management Associates, Inc.   HMA   6800 Spyglass Court   Viera  

FL

    32940    

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

    2027       14    

Medical

 

21-Dec-12

    4,050,693       292,196       —         283,430       4,050,693       2,329,148  

103

  Health Management Associates, Inc.   HMA   1700 Wuesthoff Drive   Viera  

FL

    32940    

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

    2026       13    

Medical

 

21-Dec-12

    16,288,974       1,175,004       —         1,139,754       16,288,974       9,366,160  

104

  Health Management Associates, Inc.   HMA   8060 Spyglass Hill Road   Viera  

FL

    32940    

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

    2027       14    

Medical

 

21-Dec-12

    3,514,871       253,545       —         245,939       3,514,871       2,021,051  

105

  Nypro, Inc.   Nypro   100 Vista Blvd.   Arden  

NC

    28704    

Asheville, NC

    2032       19    

Industrial

 

28-Dec-12

    20,312,225       1,619,900       —         1,571,303       20,312,225       11,679,529  

106

  Starboard Group of Exton, Inc.   Wendy’s   153 East Swedesford Road   Exton  

PA

    19301    

Philadelphia–Camden–Vineland, PA, NJ

    2032       19    

Restaurant

 

28-Dec-12

    2,585,811       191,350       —         185,610       2,585,811       1,486,841  

107

  Starboard Group of Paoli, Inc.   Wendy’s   220 Lancaster Avenue   Paoli  

PA

    19301    

Philadelphia–Camden–Vineland, PA, NJ

    2032       19    

Restaurant

 

28-Dec-12

    1,844,595       136,500       —         132,405       1,844,595       1,060,642  

108

  Starboard Group of Tampa, LLC   Wendy’s   1501 E. Hillsborough Ave   Tampa  

FL

    33610    

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

    2032       19    

Restaurant

 

28-Dec-12

    1,368,243       101,250       —         98,213       1,368,243       786,740  

109

  Starboard Group of Richmond South, LLC   Wendy’s   4507 Jefferson Davis Highway   Richmond  

VA

    23234    

Richmond, VA

    2032       19    

Restaurant

 

28-Dec-12

    901,351       66,700       —         64,699       901,351       518,277  

110

  Starboard Group of Richmond North, LLC   Wendy’s   5212 Brook Road   Richmond  

VA

    23227    

Richmond, VA

    2032       19    

Restaurant

 

28-Dec-12

    1,306,757       96,700       —         93,799       1,306,757       751,385  

111

  Starboard Group of Tampa, LLC   Wendy’s   6620 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd.   Tampa  

FL

    33610    

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

    2032       19    

Restaurant

 

28-Dec-12

    1,986,486       147,000       —         142,590       1,986,486       1,142,230  

112

  Advanced Dental Implant and Denture Center, LLC   My Dentist   611 S. George Nigh Expressway   McAlester  

OK

    74501    

McAlester, OK

    2027       14    

Medical

 

31-Dec-12

    2,044,427       162,811       —         157,927       2,044,427       1,175,546  

113

  Advanced Dental Implant and Denture Center, LLC   My Dentist   1333 E. Main Street   Weatherford  

OK

    73096    

Custer, OK

    2027       14    

Medical

 

31-Dec-12

    1,794,077       142,874       —         138,588       1,794,077       1,031,594  

114

  Advanced Dental Implant and Denture Center, LLC   My Dentist   1411 S. Rangeline Road   Joplin  

MO

    64801    

Joplin, MO

    2027       14    

Medical

 

31-Dec-12

    1,731,116       137,860       —         133,724       1,731,116       995,392  

115

  Advanced Dental Implant and Denture Center, LLC   My Dentist   2111 NW Cashe Road   Lawton  

OK

    73505    

Lawton, OK

    2027       14    

Medical

 

31-Dec-12

    1,875,748       149,378       —         144,897       1,875,748       1,078,555  

116

  Advanced Dental Implant and Denture Center, LLC   My Dentist   2868 W. Martin Luther King Blvd.   Fayetteville  

AR

    72701    

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

    2027       14    

Medical

 

31-Dec-12

    1,775,631       141,405       —         137,163       1,775,631       1,020,988  

117

  7-Eleven, Inc.   7-Eleven   209 Ohio River Blvd   Sewickley  

PA

    15143    

Pittsburgh, PA

    2029       16    

C-Store

 

31-Dec-12

    2,836,047       188,273       —         182,625       2,836,047       1,630,727  

118

  7-Eleven, Inc.   7-Eleven   305 Graham Road   Stow  

OH

    44224    

Akron, OH

    2029       16    

C-Store

 

31-Dec-12

    2,951,804       195,979       —         190,099       2,951,804       1,697,287  

119

  Gulfcoast Surgery Center, Inc.   Gulf Coast   4937 Clark Road   Sarasota  

FL

    34223    

Bradenton-Saraosta-Venice, FL

    2033       20    

Medical

 

21-Feb-13

    5,120,000       435,200       —         422,144       5,120,000       2,944,000  

120

  Gulfcoast Surgery Center, Inc.   Gulf Coast   4947 Clark Road   Sarasota  

FL

    34223    

Bradenton-Saraosta-Venice, FL

    2033       20    

Medical

 

21-Feb-13

    9,760,000       829,600       —         804,712       9,760,000       5,612,000  

121

  Gulfcoast Surgery Center, Inc.   Gulf Coast   865 S. Indiana Avenue   Englewood  

FL

    34223    

Bradenton-Saraosta-Venice, FL

    2033       20    

Medical

 

21-Feb-13

    1,120,000       95,200       —         92,344       1,120,000       644,000  

122

  Applebee’s Restuarants Mid-Atlantic, LLC   Applebee’s   4510 Challenger Avenue   Roanoke  

VA

    24019    

Roanoke, VA

    2028       15    

Restaurant

 

18-Apr-13

    2,962,500       220,816         214,192       2,962,500       1,703,438  
     

Total Borrowing Base Properties

 

              350,766,312       28,228,685       3,209,507       27,420,642       345,304,003       198,549,802  
                                                                        Mtge Rec.     65% LTV        

Unencumbered Mortgage Receivable (Maximum 65% LTV):

 

                    0       0       0  

Unencumbered Cash:

                        —         11,142,355       6,406,854  
                             

 

 

   

 

 

   

 

 

 
 

No defined MSA, city used as a substitute

 

                     
                   

Borrowing Base Before Exclusions

 

    27,420,642       356,446,358       204,956,656  
 

Tenant did not pay rent during Q1 2013

                         
                   

Tenant Percentage Limitation

 

        —    
                   

Metropolitan Statistical Area Percentage Limitation

 

        —    
                   

State Percentage Limitation

 

        —    
                    Industry Percentage Limitation           —    
                    Unoccupied Limitation           —    
                    Unencumbered Mortgage Receivable Percentage Limitation           —    
                    Unencumbered Cash Percentage Limitation           —    
                                 

 

 

 
                   

Borrowing Base

 

        204,956,656  
                                 

 

 

 

 

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SCHEDULE 7.1.(b) PART I - Ownership Structure

 

   

Subsidiary

 

Jurisdiction

 

Owner of Equity Interest

 

Nature of Equity Interest

 

Percentage of Ownership

 
1   Broadstone EO Birmingham I, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
2   Broadstone EO Birmingham II, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
3   Broadstone CC Raleigh Greensboro, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
4   Broadstone CC Theodore Augusta, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
5   Broadstone PJ RLY, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
6   Broadstone TB Augusta Pensacola, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
7   Broadstone TB Jacksonville, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
8   Broadstone BK Virginia, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
9   Broadstone DQ Virginia, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
10   Broadstone BK Emporia, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
11   Broadstone PY Cincinnati, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
12   Broadstone APLB Sarasota, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
13   Broadstone BPC Pittsburgh, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
14   Broadstone APLB Brunswick, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
15   Broadstone SCD Mason, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
16   Broadstone NDC Fayetteville, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
17   Broadstone NWCC Texas, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
18   Broadstone PIC Illinois, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
19   Broadstone BFW Minnesota, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
20   Broadstone APLB Jacksonville, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
21   Broadstone Renal Tennessee, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
22   Broadstone SNC OK TX, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
23   Broadstone IELC Texas, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
24   Broadstone BPC Ohio, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
25   Broadstone AFD Georgia, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
26   Broadstone FMFP Texas, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
27   Broadstone KNG Oklahoma, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
28   Erie Rochester Florida II, LLC  

FL

 

Broadstone ADTB Rochester, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
29   Broadstone ADTB Rochester, LLC  

DE

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
30   Broadstone TB Ozarks, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
31   Broadstone LGC Northeast, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
32   Broadstone GUC Colorado, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
33   Broadstone JLC Missouri, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
34   Unity Ridgeway, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
35   Broadstone TR Florida, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
36   Broadstone PCSC Texas, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
37   Broadstone APLB Minnesota, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
38   Broadstone TA Tennessee, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
39   Broadstone FMFP Texas B2, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
40   Broadstone FMFP Texas B3, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
41   Broadstone TB TN, LLC  

DE

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
42   Broadstone Cable, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
43   Broadstone Filter, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
44   Broadstone MD Oklahoma, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
45   Broadstone SOE Raleigh, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
46   Broadstone TB Southeast, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
47   Broadstone CFW Texas, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
48   Broadstone RM Missouri, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
49   GRC Durham, LLC  

DE

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
50   GRC LI TX, LLC  

DE

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
51   Broadstone HC California, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
52   Broadstone TSGA Kentucky, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
53   Broadstone EA Ohio, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
54   Broadstone WI Appalachia, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
55   Broadstone 2020EX Texas, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
56   Broadstone SEC North Carolina, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
57   Broadstone KFC Chicago, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
58   Broadstone ASDCW Texas, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
59   Broadstone AI Michigan, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100

 

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60  

Broadstone WI Alabama, LLC

 

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
61  

Broadstone Med Florida, LLC

 

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
62  

Broadstone Roller, LLC

 

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
63  

Broadstone NI North Carolina, LLC

 

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
64  

Broadstone WI East, LLC

 

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
65   Broadstone August Family UPREIT OH PA, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
66  

Broadstone GCSC Florida, LLC

 

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
67  

Broadstone APLB Virginia, LLC

 

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100
68   Broadstone Net Lease Acquisitions, LLC  

NY

 

Broadstone Net Lease, LLC

 

Membership Interest

    100

 

SCHEDULE 7.1.(b) PART II - Unconsolidated Affiliates

 

 

 

 

   

Unconsolidated Affiliate

 

Jurisdiction

 

Owner of Equity Interest

 

Nature of Equity Interest

 

Percentage of Ownership

 
1  

None

       

 

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SCHEDULE 7.1.(f) PART I - Properties

 

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Property