EX-10.1 2 diod-ex101_6.htm EX-10.1 SECOND AND AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT DATED AS OF MAY 29, 2020 diod-ex101_6.htm

Exhibit 10.1

 

Execution Copy

 

Published CUSIP Number: 25454HAG5
Revolver Facility CUSIP Number: 25454HAH3
Initial Term Facility CUSIP Number: 25454HAJ9

Acquisition Draw Term Facility CUSIP Number: 25454HAK6

SECOND AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT

Dated as of May 29, 2020

among

DIODES INCORPORATED,
as the Domestic Borrower,

DIODES HOLDING B.V.,
as the Foreign Borrower,


DIODES HOLDINGS UK LIMITED and DIODES ZETEX LIMITED,
as Guarantors,

BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,
as Administrative Agent, Swingline Lender
and
an L/C Issuer,

The Other L/C Issuers Party Hereto,

and

The Other Lenders Party Hereto

 

 

Bofa securities, inc.,

BBVA SECURITIES INC. and

pnc capital markets llc,
as Joint Lead Arrangers and Joint Bookrunners

BBVA USA and

PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,
as Co-Syndication Agents

 

and

 

CITIBANK, N.A. and

REGIONS BANK,

as Co-Documentation Agents

 

 

 


 

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Section

Page

Article I DEFINITIONS AND ACCOUNTING TERMS

2

 

 

Section 1.01.

Defined Terms2

 

 

Section 1.02.

Other Interpretive Provisions47

 

 

Section 1.03.

Accounting Terms.49

 

 

Section 1.04.

Rounding49

 

 

Section 1.05.

Exchange Rates; Currency Equivalents50

 

 

Section 1.06.

Additional Alternative Currencies50

 

 

Section 1.07.

Change of Currency51

 

 

Section 1.08.

Times of Day52

 

 

Section 1.09.

Letter of Credit Amounts52

 

 

Section 1.10.

UCC Terms.52

 

Article II THE COMMITMENTS AND CREDIT EXTENSIONS

52

 

 

Section 2.01.

The Borrowings.52

 

 

Section 2.02.

Borrowings, Conversions and Continuations of Loans54

 

 

Section 2.03.

Letters of Credit.56

 

 

Section 2.04.

Swingline Loans.65

 

 

Section 2.05.

Prepayments.68

 

 

Section 2.06.

Termination or Reduction of Commitments.71

 

 

Section 2.07.

Repayment of Loans.72

 

 

Section 2.08.

Interest72

 

 

Section 2.09.

Fees73

 

 

Section 2.10.

Computation of Interest and Fees; Retroactive Adjustments of Applicable Rate74

 

 

Section 2.11.

Evidence of Debt75

 

 

Section 2.12.

Payments Generally; Administrative Agent’s Clawback.75

 

 

Section 2.13.

Sharing of Payments by Lenders77

 

 

Section 2.14.

[Reserved].78

 

 

Section 2.15.

Cash Collateral.78

 

 

Section 2.16.

Defaulting Lenders.79

 

 

Section 2.17.

Increase in Revolving Credit Facility.82

 

 

Section 2.18.

Incremental Term Loans83

 

 

Section 2.19.

Designated Lenders85

 

Article III TAXES, YIELD PROTECTION AND ILLEGALITY

85

 

 

Section 3.01.

Taxes.85

 

 

Section 3.02.

Illegality89

 

 

Section 3.03.

Inability to Determine Rates90

 

 

Section 3.04.

Increased Costs; Reserves on Eurocurrency Rate Loans.94

 

 

Section 3.05.

Compensation for Losses96

 

 

Section 3.06.

Mitigation Obligations; Replacement of Lenders.96

 

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Section 3.07.

Survival97

 

Article IV CONDITIONS PRECEDENT TO CREDIT EXTENSIONS

97

 

 

Section 4.01.

Conditions of Initial Credit Extension97

 

 

Section 4.02.

Conditions to all Credit Extensions101

 

Article V REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

102

 

 

Section 5.01.

Existence, Qualification and Power102

 

 

Section 5.02.

Authorization; No Contravention102

 

 

Section 5.03.

Governmental Authorization; Other Consents102

 

 

Section 5.04.

Binding Effect103

 

 

Section 5.05.

Financial Statements; No Material Adverse Effect103

 

 

Section 5.06.

Litigation103

 

 

Section 5.07.

No Default103

 

 

Section 5.08.

Ownership of Property; Liens; Investments104

 

 

Section 5.09.

Environmental Compliance104

 

 

Section 5.10.

Insurance105

 

 

Section 5.11.

Taxes105

 

 

Section 5.12.

ERISA Compliance105

 

 

Section 5.13.

Subsidiaries; Equity Interests; Loan Parties107

 

 

Section 5.14.

Margin Regulations; Investment Company Act107

 

 

Section 5.15.

Disclosure108

 

 

Section 5.16.

Compliance with Laws108

 

 

Section 5.17.

Intellectual Property; Licenses, Etc.108

 

 

Section 5.18.

Sanctions Concerns and Anti‑Corruption Laws.108

 

 

Section 5.19.

Solvency109

 

 

Section 5.20.

Labor Matters109

 

 

Section 5.21.

Collateral Documents109

 

 

Section 5.22.

European Insolvency Regulation109

 

 

Section 5.23.

Beneficial Ownership Certificate109

 

 

Section 5.24.

Lite-On Acquisition Agreement.109

 

 

Section 5.25.

Representations as to Foreign Loan Parties.110

 

 

Section 5.26.

Covered Entities..111

 

Article VI AFFIRMATIVE COVENANTS

112

 

 

Section 6.01.

Financial Statements112

 

 

Section 6.02.

Certificates; Other Information113

 

 

Section 6.03.

Notices115

 

 

Section 6.04.

Payment of Obligations116

 

 

Section 6.05.

Preservation of Existence, Etc.116

 

 

Section 6.06.

Maintenance of Properties116

 

 

Section 6.07.

Maintenance of Insurance116

 

 

Section 6.08.

Compliance with Laws117

 

 

Section 6.09.

Books and Records117

 

 

Section 6.10.

Inspection Rights117

 

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Section 6.11.

Use of Proceeds117

 

 

Section 6.12.

Covenant to Guarantee Obligations and Give Security.117

 

 

Section 6.13.

Compliance with Environmental Laws118

 

 

Section 6.14.

Further Assurances119

 

 

Section 6.15.

Material Contracts119

 

 

Section 6.16.

Post-Closing Matters119

 

 

Section 6.17.

Anti‑Corruption Laws119

 

Article VII NEGATIVE COVENANTS

120

 

 

Section 7.01.

Liens120

 

 

Section 7.02.

Indebtedness122

 

 

Section 7.03.

Investments124

 

 

Section 7.04.

Fundamental Changes127

 

 

Section 7.05.

Dispositions127

 

 

Section 7.06.

Restricted Payments128

 

 

Section 7.07.

Change in Nature of Business129

 

 

Section 7.08.

Transactions with Affiliates129

 

 

Section 7.09.

Burdensome Agreements129

 

 

Section 7.10.

Use of Proceeds130

 

 

Section 7.11.

Financial Covenants.130

 

 

Section 7.12.

Amendments of Organization Documents130

 

 

Section 7.13.

Accounting Changes130

 

 

Section 7.14.

Prepayments of Indebtedness130

 

 

Section 7.15.

Amendment of Indebtedness; Lite-On Acquisition Related Documents.130

 

 

Section 7.16.

Sanctions131

 

 

Section 7.17.

Anti‑Corruption Laws131

 

Article VIII EVENTS OF DEFAULT AND REMEDIES

131

 

 

Section 8.01.

Events of Default131

 

 

Section 8.02.

Remedies Upon Event of Default134

 

 

Section 8.03.

Application of Funds.134

 

Article IX ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT

137

 

 

Section 9.01.

Appointment and Authority137

 

 

Section 9.02.

Rights as a Lender137

 

 

Section 9.03.

Exculpatory Provisions138

 

 

Section 9.04.

Reliance by Administrative Agent139

 

 

Section 9.05.

Delegation of Duties139

 

 

Section 9.06.

Resignation of Administrative Agent140

 

 

Section 9.07.

Non‑Reliance on Administrative Agent and Other Lenders141

 

 

Section 9.08.

No Other Duties, Etc.142

 

 

Section 9.09.

Administrative Agent May File Proofs of Claim142

 

 

Section 9.10.

Collateral and Guaranty Matters143

 

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Section 9.11.

Secured Cash Management Agreements and Secured Hedge Agreements144

 

 

Section 9.12.

Certain ERISA Matters145

 

Article X GUARANTY

146

 

 

Section 10.01.

The Guaranty.146

 

 

Section 10.02.

Obligations Unconditional.147

 

 

Section 10.03.

Reinstatement.149

 

 

Section 10.04.

Subrogation and Contribution150

 

 

Section 10.05.

Remedies.150

 

 

Section 10.06.

Rights of Contribution.151

 

 

Section 10.07.

Guarantee of Payment; Continuing Guarantee.151

 

 

Section 10.08.

Additional Guarantor Waivers and Agreements.152

 

 

Section 10.09.

Appointment of Domestic Borrower153

 

 

Section 10.10.

Keepwell153

 

 

Section 10.11.

Condition of Borrowers.153

 

Article XI MISCELLANEOUS

154

 

 

Section 11.01.

Amendments, Etc.154

 

 

Section 11.02.

Notices; Effectiveness; Electronic Communication.156

 

 

Section 11.03.

No Waiver; Cumulative Remedies; Enforcement159

 

 

Section 11.04.

Expenses; Indemnity; Damage Waiver.159

 

 

Section 11.05.

Payments Set Aside161

 

 

Section 11.06.

Successors and Assigns.162

 

 

Section 11.07.

Treatment of Certain Information; Confidentiality166

 

 

Section 11.08.

Right of Setoff168

 

 

Section 11.09.

Interest Rate Limitation168

 

 

Section 11.10.

Counterparts; Integration; Effectiveness168

 

 

Section 11.11.

Survival of Representations and Warranties169

 

 

Section 11.12.

Severability169

 

 

Section 11.13.

Replacement of Lenders169

 

 

Section 11.14.

Governing Law; Jurisdiction; Etc.170

 

 

Section 11.15.

Waiver of Jury Trial172

 

 

Section 11.16.

California Judicial Reference172

 

 

Section 11.17.

No Advisory or Fiduciary Responsibility172

 

 

Section 11.18.

Electronic Execution of Assignments and Certain Other Documents173

 

 

Section 11.19.

USA PATRIOT Act173

 

 

Section 11.20.

ENTIRE AGREEMENT174

 

 

Section 11.21.

Judgment Currency174

 

 

Section 11.22.

Parallel Debt174

 

 

Section 11.23.

Acknowledgment and Consent to Bail‑In of Affected Financial Institutions176

 

 

Section 11.24.

Acknowledgment Regarding Any Supported QFCs.177

 

 

Section 11.26.

Subordination..177

 

 

Section 11.27.

Amendment and Restatement; No Novation178

 

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SCHEDULES*

 

1.01

Lite-On Indebtedness

2.01

Commitments and Applicable Percentages

2.03

Letter of Credit Commitments

5.08(b)

Existing Liens

5.08(c)

Owned Real Property

5.08(d)(i)

Leased Real Property (Lessee)

5.08(d)(ii)

Leased Real Property (Lessor)

5.08(e)

Existing Investments

5.09

Environmental Matters

5.10

Insurance

5.12(d)

Pension Plans

5.13

Subsidiaries and Other Equity Investments; Loan Parties

5.17

Intellectual Property Matters

6.16

Post-Closing Matters

7.02

Existing Indebtedness

7.09

Burdensome Agreements

11.02

Administrative Agent’s Office, Certain Addresses for Notices

EXHIBITS*

 

Form of

 

A

Committed Loan Notice

B

Swingline Loan Notice

C-1

Initial Term Note

C-2

Acquisition Draw Term Note

C3

Incremental Term Note

C4

Revolving Credit Note

D

Compliance Certificate

E1

Assignment and Assumption

E2

Administrative Questionnaire

F

U.S. Tax Compliance Certificates

G

Notice of Loan Prepayment

HSecured Party Designation Notice

ILetter of Credit Report

JNotice of Additional L/C Issuer

 

 

 

*  Schedules and exhibits have been omitted pursuant to Item 601(a)(5) of Regulation S-K.  The registrant will provide a copy of any omitted schedule or exhibit to the Securities and Exchange Commission or its staff upon request.

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SECOND AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT

This SECOND AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT (“Agreement”) is entered into as of May 29, 2020, among DIODES INCORPORATED, a Delaware corporation (the “Domestic Borrower”), DIODES HOLDING B.V., a besloten vennootschap met beperkte aansprakelijkheid, organized under the laws of the Netherlands, having its statutory seat in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and registered with the trade register of the Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands under the number 65823060 (the “Foreign Borrower” and together with the Domestic Borrower, the “Borrowers” and each, individually, a “Borrower”), certain Subsidiaries of the Domestic Borrower identified on the signature pages hereto as guarantors, each lender from time to time party hereto (collectively, the “Lenders” and individually, a “Lender”), BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., as Administrative Agent, Swingline Lender and an L/C Issuer and the other L/C Issuers from time to time party hereto.

PRELIMINARY STATEMENTS:

The Borrowers are party to that certain Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, dated as of October 26, 2016 (as amended by that certain Amendment No. 1 to Amended and Restated Credit Agreement and Limited Waiver dated as of February 13, 2017, as amended by that certain Consent to Credit Agreement dated as of May 22, 2017, as amended by that certain Amendment No. 2 to Amended and Restated Credit Agreement dated as of August 24, 2017, as amended by that certain Consent to Credit Agreement dated as of April 20, 2018, as modified by that certain Consent to Credit Agreement dated as of October 16, 2018, as amended by that certain Consent and Amendment No. 3 to Amended and Restated Credit Agreement dated as of December 27, 2018, as amended by that certain Consent to Credit Agreement dated as of January 30, 2019, as amended by that certain Consent and Amendment No. 4 to Amended and Restated Credit Agreement dated as of December 16, 2019, as amended by that certain Consent and Amendment No. 5 to Amended and Restated Credit Agreement and Limited Waiver, dated as of March 20, 2020 and as modified by that certain Consent to Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, dated as of April 17, 2020, and as further amended, restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time prior to the date hereof, the “Existing Credit Agreement”), among the Borrowers, the Guarantors (as defined therein), the lenders party thereto and the Administrative Agent.

The Borrowers have requested that the Administrative Agent, the Swingline Lender, the L/C Issuers and the Lenders amend and restate the Existing Credit Agreement on the terms and conditions set forth herein, and the Administrative Agent, the Swingline Lender, the L/C Issuers and the Lenders agree to amend and restate the Existing Credit Agreement on the terms and conditions set forth herein to, among other things, extend the Maturity Date and provide for a delayed draw term loan facility to finance a portion of the Lite-On Acquisition (as defined herein).

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

 


Article I

DEFINITIONS AND ACCOUNTING TERMS

Defined Terms

.  As used in this Agreement, the following terms shall have the meanings set forth below:

“Acquisition Draw Term Availability Period” means the period from and including the Closing Date to the earliest of (i) December 31, 2020, (ii) the Maturity Date for the Term Facility, (iii) the making of a third Acquisition Draw Term Borrowing and (iv) the date of termination of the Acquisition Draw Term Commitments of the respective Term Lenders to make Acquisition Draw Term Loans pursuant to Section 8.02; provided that the Acquisition Draw Term Availability Period shall automatically terminate immediately upon the date on which the Acquisition Draw Term Loans have been drawn in full or upon any termination, cancellation or expiration of the Acquisition Draw Term Commitments as otherwise set forth in this Agreement.

“Acquisition Draw Term Borrowing” means a borrowing consisting of simultaneous Acquisition Draw Term Loans of the same Type and, in the case of Eurocurrency Rate Loans, having the same Interest Period made by each of the Term Lenders pursuant to Section 2.01(a)(ii).

“Acquisition Draw Term Commitment” means, as to each Term Lender, its obligation to make Acquisition Draw Term Loans to the Domestic Borrower pursuant to Section 2.01(a)(ii) in an aggregate principal amount at any one time outstanding not to exceed the amount set forth opposite such Term Lender’s name on Schedule 2.01 under the caption “Acquisition Draw Term Commitment” or opposite such caption in the Assignment and Assumption pursuant to which such Term Lender becomes a party hereto, as applicable, as such amount may be adjusted from time to time in accordance with this Agreement. The Acquisition Draw Term Commitment of all of the Term Lenders on the Closing Date shall be $340,000,000.

“Acquisition Draw Term Draw Date” has the meaning specified in Section 2.01(a)(ii).

“Acquisition Draw Term Facility” means, at any time, (a) during the Acquisition Draw Term Availability Period, the sum of all Acquisition Draw Term Loans outstanding at such time and the aggregate amount of the unused Acquisition Draw Term Commitment at such time and (b) thereafter, the aggregate principal amount of all Acquisition Draw Term Loans of all Term Lenders outstanding at such time.

“Acquisition Draw Term Loan” means an advance made by any Term Lender under the Acquisition Draw Term Facility.

“Acquisition Draw Term Note” means a promissory note made by the Domestic Borrower in favor of a Term Lender evidencing Acquisition Draw Term Loans made by such Term Lender, substantially in the form of Exhibit C‑2.

“Additional Secured Obligations” means all obligations arising under Secured Cash Management Agreements and Secured Hedge Agreements, in each case whether direct or indirect (including those

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acquired by assumption), absolute or contingent, due or to become due, now existing or hereafter arising and including interest, expenses and fees that accrue after the commencement by or against any Loan Party or any Affiliate thereof of any proceeding under any Debtor Relief Laws naming such Person as the debtor in such proceeding, regardless of whether such interest, expenses and fees are allowed claims in such proceeding; provided that Additional Secured Obligations of a Loan Party shall exclude any Excluded Swap Obligations with respect to such Loan Party.

“Administrative Agent” means Bank of America (or any of its designated branch offices or affiliates) in its capacity as administrative agent under any of the Loan Documents, or any successor administrative agent.

“Administrative Agent’s Office” means, with respect to any currency, the Administrative Agent’s address and, as appropriate, account as set forth on Schedule 11.02 with respect to such currency, or such other address or account with respect to such currency as the Administrative Agent may from time to time notify the Domestic Borrower and the Lenders.

“Administrative Questionnaire” means an administrative questionnaire in substantially the form of Exhibit E‑2 or any other form approved by the Administrative Agent.

Affected Financial Institution” means (a) any EEA Financial Institution or (b) any UK Financial Institution.

“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.

“Agent Parties” has the meaning specified in Section 11.02(c).

“Aggregate Commitments” means the Commitments of all the Lenders.

“Agreement” means this Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement.

“Alternative Currency” means each of Euro, Sterling and each other currency (other than Dollars) that is approved in accordance with Section 1.06; provided that for each Alternative Currency, such requested currency is an Eligible Currency.

“Alternative Currency Equivalent” means, at any time, with respect to any amount denominated in Dollars, the equivalent amount thereof in the applicable Alternative Currency as determined by the Administrative Agent or the Alternative Currency L/C Issuer, as the case may be, by reference to Bloomberg (or such other publicly available service for displaying exchange rates), to be the exchange rate for the purchase of such Alternative Currency with Dollars at approximately 11:00 a.m. on the date two (2) Business Days prior to the date as of which the foreign exchange computation is made; provided, however, that if no such rate is available, the “Alternative Currency Equivalent” shall be determined by the Administrative Agent or the Alternative Currency L/C Issuer, as the case may be, using any reasonable method of determination they deem appropriate in their sole discretion (and such determination shall be conclusive absent manifest error).

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“Alternative Currency L/C Issuer” means Bank of America, through itself or through one of its designated Affiliates or branch offices, in its capacity as issuer of Letters of Credit issued in any Alternative Currency, or any successor issuer thereof.

“Alternative Currency Sublimit” means an amount equal to the lesser of the Revolving Credit Facility and $40,000,000.  The Alternative Currency Sublimit is part of, and not in addition to, the Revolving Credit Facility.

Applicable Law” means, as to any Person, all applicable Laws binding upon such Person or to which such a Person is subject.

“Applicable Percentage” means (a) in respect of the Term Facility, with respect to any Term Lender at any time, the percentage (carried out to the ninth decimal place) of the Term Facility represented by (i) on or prior to the Closing Date, the sum of such Term Lender’s Initial Term Commitment and Acquisition Draw Term Commitment at such time, (ii) following the Closing Date, at any time during the Acquisition Draw Term Availability Period, the sum of the principal amount of such Term Lender’s Term Loans at such time and such Term Lender’s Acquisition Draw Term Commitment at such time and (iii) thereafter, the principal amount of such Term Lender’s Term Loans at such time, (b) in respect of any Incremental Term Facility, with respect to any Incremental Term Lender at any time, the percentage (carried out to the ninth decimal place) of such Incremental Term Facility represented by (i) on or prior to the applicable Incremental Term Loan Date, such Incremental Term Lender’s Incremental Term Commitment at such time and (ii) thereafter, the principal amount of such Incremental Term Lender’s Incremental Term Loans at such time and (c) in respect of the Revolving Credit Facility, with respect to any Revolving Credit Lender at any time, the percentage (carried out to the ninth decimal place) of the Revolving Credit Facility represented by such Revolving Credit Lender’s Revolving Credit Commitment at such time.  If the commitment of each Revolving Credit Lender to make Revolving Credit Loans and the obligation of the L/C Issuers to make L/C Credit Extensions have been terminated pursuant to Section 8.02, or if the Revolving Credit Commitments have expired, then the Applicable Percentage of each Revolving Credit Lender in respect of the Revolving Credit Facility shall be determined based on the Applicable Percentage of such Revolving Credit Lender in respect of the Revolving Credit Facility most recently in effect, giving effect to any subsequent assignments and to any Lender’s status as a Defaulting Lender at the time of determination.  The initial Applicable Percentage of each Lender in respect of each Facility is set forth opposite the name of such Lender on Schedule 2.01 or in the Assignment and Assumption or Incremental Term Assumption Agreement pursuant to which such Lender becomes a party hereto, as applicable.

“Applicable Rate” means, for any day, the rate per annum set forth below opposite the applicable Pricing Level then in effect (based on the Consolidated Leverage Ratio), it being understood that the Applicable Rate for (a) Revolving Credit Loans that are Base Rate Loans shall be the percentage set forth under the column “Revolving Credit Loans” and “Base Rate”, (b) Revolving Credit Loans that are Eurocurrency Rate Loans shall be the percentage set forth under the column “Revolving Credit Loans” and “Eurocurrency Rate & Letter of Credit Fee”, (c) that portion of a Term Loan comprised of Base Rate Loans shall be the percentage set forth under the column “Term Loan” and “Base Rate”, (d) that portion of a Term Loan comprised of Eurocurrency Rate Loans shall be the percentage set forth under the column “Term Loan” and “Eurocurrency Rate & Letter of Credit Fee”, (e) the Letter of Credit Fee shall be the percentage set forth under the column “Revolving Credit Loans” and “Eurocurrency Rate & Letter of

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Credit Fee”, (f) the Commitment Fee shall be the percentage set forth under the column “Commitment Fee”, (g) the Acquisition Draw Commitment Fee shall be the percentage set forth under the column “Acquisition Draw Commitment Fee”  and (h) the Applicable Rate for any other Incremental Term Loan shall be as set forth in the Incremental Term Assumption Agreement executed in connection therewith:

Applicable Rate

Pricing Level

Consolidated Leverage Ratio

Eurocurrency Rate & Letter of Credit Fee

Base Rate

Commitment Fee

 

Acquisition Draw  Commitment Fee

Revolving Credit Loans

Term Loan

Revolving Credit Loans

Term Loan

1

< 1.50:1

1.50%

1.50%

0.50%

0.50%

0.20%

0.20%

2

> 1.50:1 but < 2.00:1

1.75%

1.75%

0.75%

0.75%

0.25%

0.25%

3

> 2.00:1 but < 2.50:1

2.00%

2.00%

1.00%

1.00%

0.30%

0.30%

4

> 2.50:1 but < 3.00:1

2.25%

2.25%

1.25%

1.25%

0.375%

0.375%

5

> 3.00:1

2.50%

2.50%

1.50%

1.50%

0.40%

0.40%

Any increase or decrease in the Applicable Rate resulting from a change in the Consolidated Leverage Ratio shall become effective as of the first Business Day immediately following the date a Compliance Certificate is delivered pursuant to Section 6.02(a); provided, however, that if a Compliance Certificate is not delivered when due in accordance with such Section, then, upon the request of the Required Lenders, Pricing Level 5 shall apply, in each case as of the first Business Day after the date on which such Compliance Certificate was required to have been delivered and in each case shall remain in effect until the first Business Day following the date on which such Compliance Certificate is delivered.

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this definition, (x) the determination of the Applicable Rate for any period shall be subject to the provisions of Section 2.10(b) and (y) for the period from the Closing Date until the first Business Day immediately following the date a Compliance Certificate is delivered pursuant to Section 6.02(b) for the fiscal quarter ending December 31, 2020, Pricing Level 3 shall apply. Any adjustment in the Applicable Rate shall be applicable to all Credit Extensions then existing or subsequently made or issued.

“Applicable Revolving Credit Percentage” means with respect to any Revolving Credit Lender at any time, such Revolving Credit Lender’s Applicable Percentage in respect of the Revolving Credit Facility at such time.

“Applicable Time” means, with respect to any borrowings and payments in any Alternative Currency, the local time in the place of settlement for such Alternative Currency as may be determined by the Administrative Agent or the applicable L/C Issuer, as the case may be, to be necessary for timely settlement on the relevant date in accordance with normal banking procedures in the place of payment.

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“Appropriate Lender” means, at any time, (a) with respect to any Facility, a Lender that has a Commitment with respect to such Facility or holds a Loan with respect to such Facility at such time, (b) with respect to the Letter of Credit Sublimit, (i) the L/C Issuers and (ii) if any Letters of Credit have been issued pursuant to Section 2.03(a), the Revolving Credit Lenders and (c) with respect to the Swingline Sublimit, (i) the Swingline Lender and (ii) if any Swingline Loans are outstanding pursuant to Section 2.04(a), the Revolving Credit Lenders.

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

“Arrangers” means BofA Securities, Inc., BBVA Securities Inc. and PNC Capital Markets, LLC, in their capacities as joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners.

“Assignment and Assumption” means an assignment and assumption entered into by a Lender and an Eligible Assignee (with the consent of any party whose consent is required by Section 11.06(b)), and accepted by the Administrative Agent, in substantially the form of Exhibit E‑1 or any other form (including an electronic documentation form generated by use of an electronic platform) approved by the Administrative Agent.

“Attributable Indebtedness” means, on any date, (a) in respect of any Capitalized Lease of any Person, the capitalized amount thereof that would appear on a balance sheet of such Person prepared as of such date in accordance with GAAP, and (b) in respect of any Synthetic Lease Obligation, the capitalized amount of the remaining lease or similar payments under the relevant lease or other applicable agreement or instrument that would appear on a balance sheet of such Person prepared as of such date in accordance with GAAP if such lease or other agreement or instrument were accounted for as a Capitalized Lease.

“Audited Financial Statements” means the audited consolidated balance sheet of the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2019, and the related consolidated statements of income or operations, shareholders’ equity and cash flows for such fiscal year of the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries, including the notes thereto.

“Availability Period” means in respect of the Revolving Credit Facility, the period from and including the Closing Date to the earliest of (a) the Maturity Date for the Revolving Credit Facility, (b) the date of termination of the Revolving Credit Commitments pursuant to Section 2.06, and (c) the date of termination of the commitment of each Revolving Credit Lender to make Revolving Credit Loans and of the obligation of the L/C Issuers to make L/C Credit Extensions pursuant to Section 8.02.

“Bail‑In Action” means the exercise of any Write‑Down and Conversion Powers by the applicable Resolution Authority in respect of any liability of an Affected Financial Institution.

Bail-In Legislation” means, (a) with respect to any EEA Member Country implementing Article 55 of Directive 2014/59/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Union, the implementing law, rule, regulation or requirement for such EEA Member Country from time to time which is described in the EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule, and (b) with respect to the United Kingdom, Part I of the United Kingdom Banking Act 2009 (as amended from time to time) and any other law, regulation or rule applicable in the United Kingdom relating to the resolution of unsound or failing banks,

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investment firms or other financial institutions or their affiliates (other than through liquidation, administration or other insolvency proceedings).

“Bank of America” means Bank of America, N.A. and its successors.

“Base Rate” means for any day a fluctuating rate per annum equal to the highest of (a) the Federal Funds Rate plus 1/2 of 1.00%, (b) the rate of interest in effect for such day as publicly announced from time to time by Bank of America as its “prime rate,” and (c) the Eurocurrency Rate plus 1.00%, subject to the interest rate floors set forth therein; and if the Base Rate shall be less than 0.75%, such rate shall be deemed 0.75% for purposes of this Agreement.  The “prime rate” is a rate set by Bank of America based upon various factors including Bank of America’s costs and desired return, general economic conditions and other factors, and is used as a reference point for pricing some loans, which may be priced at, above, or below such announced rate.  Any change in such prime rate announced by Bank of America shall take effect at the opening of business on the day specified in the public announcement of such change.  If the Base Rate is being used as an alternate rate of interest pursuant to Section 3.03 hereof, then the Base Rate shall be the greater of clauses (a) and (b) above and shall be determined without reference to clause (c) above.

“Base Rate Loan” means a Revolving Credit Loan, Term Loan or Incremental Term Loan that bears interest based on the Base Rate.  All Base Rate Loans are only available to the Domestic Borrower and shall be denominated in Dollars.

Beneficial Ownership Certification” means a certification regarding beneficial ownership required by the Beneficial Ownership Regulation.

Beneficial Ownership Regulation” means 31 C.F.R. § 1010.230.

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

“Borrowers” has the meaning specified in the introductory paragraph hereto.

“Borrower Materials” has the meaning specified in Section 6.02.

“Borrowing” means a Revolving Credit Borrowing, a Term Borrowing, a Swingline Borrowing or an Incremental Term Borrowing, as the context may require.

“Business Day” means any day other than a Saturday, Sunday or other day on which commercial banks are authorized to close under the Laws of, or are in fact closed in, the state where the Administrative Agent's Office is located and:

(a)if such day relates to any interest rate settings as to a Eurocurrency Rate Loan denominated in Dollars, any fundings, disbursements, settlements and payments in Dollars in respect of any such Eurocurrency Rate Loan, or any other dealings in Dollars to be carried out pursuant to this

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Agreement in respect of any such Eurocurrency Rate Loan, means any such day that is a London Banking Day;

(b)if such day relates to any interest rate settings as to a Eurocurrency Rate Loan denominated in Euro; any fundings, disbursements, settlements and payments in Euro in respect of any such Eurocurrency Rate Loan, or any other dealings in Euro to be carried out pursuant to this Agreement in respect of any such Eurocurrency Rate Loan, means a Business Day that is also a TARGET Day;

(c)if such day relates to any interest rate settings as to a Eurocurrency Rate Loan denominated in a currency other than Dollars or Euro, means any such day on which dealings in deposits in the relevant currency are conducted by and between banks in the London or other applicable offshore interbank market for such currency; and

(d)if such day relates to any fundings, disbursements, settlements and payments in a currency other than Dollars or Euro in respect of a Eurocurrency Rate Loan denominated in a currency other than Dollars or Euro, or any other dealings in any currency other than Dollars or Euro to be carried out pursuant to this Agreement in respect of any such Eurocurrency Rate Loan (other than any interest rate settings), means any such day on which banks are open for foreign exchange business in the principal financial center of the country of such currency.

 

Capital Expenditures” means, with respect to any Person for any period, any expenditure in respect of the purchase or other acquisition of any fixed or capital asset (excluding normal replacements and maintenance which are properly charged to current operations).

“Capitalized Leases” means all leases that have been or should be, in accordance with GAAP, recorded as capitalized leases.

“Cash Collateralize” means to deposit in a Controlled Account or to pledge and deposit with or deliver to the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of one or more of the L/C Issuers or Swingline Lender (as applicable) or the Lenders, as collateral for L/C Obligations, the Obligations in respect of Swingline Loans, or obligations of the Revolving Credit Lenders to fund participations in respect of either thereof (as the context may require), cash or deposit account balances or, if the Administrative Agent and the applicable L/C Issuers or Swingline Lender, as applicable, shall agree in their sole discretion, other credit support, in each case pursuant to documentation in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and such L/C Issuer or Swingline Lender (as applicable).  “Cash Collateral” shall have a meaning correlative to the foregoing and shall include the proceeds of such cash collateral and other credit support.

“Cash Equivalents” means any of the following types of Investments, to the extent owned by the Domestic Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries free and clear of all Liens (other than Permitted Liens):

(a)readily marketable obligations issued or directly and fully guaranteed or insured by the United States of America or any agency or instrumentality thereof having maturities of not more than 360 days from the date of acquisition thereof; provided that the full faith and credit of the United States of America is pledged in support thereof;

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(b)time deposits with, or insured certificates of deposit or bankers’ acceptances of, any commercial bank that (i) (A) is a Lender or (B) is organized under the laws of the United States of America, any state thereof or the District of Columbia or is the principal banking subsidiary of a bank holding company organized under the laws of the United States of America, any state thereof or the District of Columbia, and is a member of the Federal Reserve System, (ii) issues (or the parent of which issues) commercial paper rated as described in clause (c) of this definition and (iii) has combined capital and surplus of at least $1,000,000,000, in each case with maturities of not more than 90 days from the date of acquisition thereof;

(c)commercial paper issued by any Person organized under the laws of any state of the United States of America and rated at least “Prime‑1” (or the then equivalent grade) by Moody’s or at least “A‑1” (or the then equivalent grade) by S&P, in each case with maturities of not more than 180 days from the date of acquisition thereof;

(d)Investments, classified in accordance with GAAP as current assets of the Domestic Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries, in money market investment programs registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940, which are administered by reputable financial institutions having capital of at least $1,000,000,000 and the portfolios of which are limited solely to Investments of the character, quality and maturity described in clauses (a), (b) and (c) of this definition; and

(e)Investments made or held in any country outside of the United States of America by any Foreign Subsidiary pursuant to that certain Investment Policy of Diodes Incorporated and Subsidiaries previously provided to the Lenders and as in effect on the date hereof.

“Cash Management Agreement” means any agreement that is not prohibited by the terms hereof to provide treasury or cash management services, including deposit accounts, foreign exchange services, overnight draft, daylight and other overdraft services, credit cards, debit cards, p-cards (including purchasing cards and commercial cards), funds transfer, intraday credit, automated clearinghouse services, zero balance accounts/arrangements, returned check concentration, controlled disbursement, lockbox, account reconciliation and reporting and trade finance services and other cash management services.

“Cash Management Bank” means any Person in its capacity as a party to a Cash Management Agreement that, (a) at the time it enters into a Cash Management Agreement with a Loan Party or any Subsidiary, is a Lender or an Affiliate of a Lender, or (b) at the time it (or its Affiliate) becomes a Lender, is a party to a Cash Management Agreement with a Loan Party or any Subsidiary, in each case in its capacity as a party to such Cash Management Agreement (even if such Person ceases to be a Lender or such Person’s Affiliate ceased to be a Lender); provided, however, that for any of the foregoing to be included as a “Secured Cash Management Agreement” on any date of determination by the Administrative Agent, the applicable Cash Management Bank (other than the Administrative Agent or an Affiliate of the Administrative Agent) must have delivered a Secured Party Designation Notice to the Administrative Agent prior to such date of determination.

“CERCLA” means the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980.

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“CERCLIS” means the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Information System maintained by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

“CFC” means a Person that is a controlled foreign corporation under Section 957 of the Code in which the Domestic Borrower or any Loan Party is a United States shareholder within the meaning of Section 951(b) of the Code.

“Change in Law” means the occurrence, after the date of this Agreement, of any of the following: (a) the adoption or taking effect of any law, rule, regulation or treaty, (b) any change in any law, rule, regulation or treaty or in the administration, interpretation, implementation or application thereof by any Governmental Authority or (c) the making or issuance of any request, rule, guideline or directive (whether or not having the force of law) by any Governmental Authority; provided that notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, (x) the Dodd‑Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and all requests, rules, guidelines or directives thereunder or issued in connection therewith or in the implementation thereof and (y) all requests, rules, guidelines or directives promulgated by the Bank for International Settlements, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (or any successor or similar authority) or the United States or foreign regulatory authorities, in each case pursuant to Basel III, shall in each case be deemed to be a “Change in Law”, regardless of the date enacted, adopted, issued or implemented.

“Change of Control” means an event or series of events by which:

(a)any “person” or “group” (as such terms are used in Sections 13(d) and 14(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, but excluding any employee benefit plan of such person or its subsidiaries, and any person or entity acting in its capacity as trustee, agent or other fiduciary or administrator of any such plan) becomes the “beneficial owner” (as defined in Rules 13d‑3 and 13d‑5 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, except that a person or group shall be deemed to have “beneficial ownership” of all securities that such person or group has the right to acquire, whether such right is exercisable immediately or only after the passage of time (such right, an “option right”)), directly or indirectly, of 35% or more of the Equity Interests of the Domestic Borrower entitled to vote for members of the board of directors or equivalent governing body of the Domestic Borrower on a fully‑diluted basis (and taking into account all such securities that such “person” or “group” has the right to acquire pursuant to any option right); or

(b)the Domestic Borrower shall fail to own 100% of the Equity Interests of the Foreign Borrower.

Chengdu Letter of Credit” means the standby documentary credit issued on April 7, 2020 under the Chengdu Letter of Credit Facility in a face amount of $50,000,000 for the account of Diodes Chengdu for the benefit of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, as the same may be amended to increase the face amount thereof, not to exceed the face amount of $70,000,000.

Chengdu Letter of Credit Facility” means the uncommitted banking facility dated as of February 4, 2020 entered into by Diodes Chengdu with HSBC Bank (China) Company Limited, Shanghai Branch, pursuant to which HSBC Bank (China) Company Limited, Shanghai Branch issued the Chengdu Letter of Credit.

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“Closing Date” means the first date all the conditions precedent in Section 4.01 are satisfied or waived in accordance with Section 11.01.

Closing Date Term Loans” has the meaning specified in Section 2.01(a)(i).

“Code” means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.

“Collateral” means, collectively, all of the “Collateral” as defined in and referred to in the Collateral Agreement, all of the collateral referred to in the Foreign Security Agreements and all of the other property that is or is intended under the terms of the Collateral Documents to be subject to Liens in favor of the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties.

“Collateral Agreement” means the Amended and Restated Collateral Agreement dated as of the Closing Date, executed by the Domestic Borrower and certain other Loan Parties in favor of the Administrative Agent, for the ratable benefit of the Secured Parties, together with each other collateral agreement, collateral agreement supplement, collateral agreement joinder and notice of grant of security interest delivered pursuant to Section 6.12 or pursuant to Section 6.12 of the Existing Credit Agreement, in each case, as amended, restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time.

“Collateral Documents” means, collectively, the Collateral Agreement, the Foreign Security Agreements and each of the collateral assignments, supplements, security agreements, pledge agreements or other similar agreements delivered to the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 6.12 or pursuant to Section 6.12 of the Existing Credit Agreement, and each of the other agreements, instruments, supplements, addendums or documents that creates or purports to create a Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties.

“Commitment” means an Initial Term Commitment, an Acquisition Draw Term Commitment, an Incremental Term Commitment or a Revolving Credit Commitment, as the context may require.

“Committed Loan Notice” means a notice of (a) a Borrowing, (b) a conversion of Loans from one Type to the other, or (c) a continuation of Eurocurrency Rate Loans, pursuant to Section 2.02(a), which shall be substantially in the form of Exhibit A or such other form as may be approved by the Administrative Agent (including any form on an electronic platform or electronic transmission system as shall be approved by the Administrative Agent), appropriately completed and signed by a Responsible Officer of the Domestic Borrower.

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

“Compliance Certificate” means a certificate substantially in the form of Exhibit D.

“Connection Income Taxes” means Other Connection Taxes that are imposed on or measured by net income (however denominated) or that are franchise Taxes or branch profits Taxes.

“Consolidated EBITDA” means, at any date of determination, an amount equal to Consolidated Net Income of the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis for the most recently

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completed Measurement Period plus (a) the following to the extent deducted in calculating such Consolidated Net Income: (i) Consolidated Interest Charges, (ii) the provision for Federal, state, local and foreign income taxes payable, (iii) depreciation and amortization expense, (iv) fees, expenses, costs or charges related to the Lite-On Acquisition up to an aggregate amount not to exceed $4,000,000, (v) non‑cash stock compensation expense, non‑cash impairments of assets and intangibles and other non‑cash charges (excluding write downs of accounts receivable, write‑downs of inventory, and any other non‑cash expense to the extent it represents an accrual of or a reserve for cash expense in any future period), (vi) with respect to any acquisitions permitted under Sections 7.03(g) and (i), non‑cash adjustments in accordance with GAAP purchase accounting rules under FASB Statement No. 141 and EITF Issue No. 01‑3, in the event that such an adjustment is required, in each case, as determined in accordance with GAAP and (vii) other non‑recurring expenses reducing such Consolidated Net Income which do not represent a cash item in such period or any future period (in each case of or by the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries for such Measurement Period) and minus (b) the following to the extent included in calculating such Consolidated Net Income: (i) Federal, state, local and foreign income tax credits and (ii) all non‑cash items increasing Consolidated Net Income (in each case of or by the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries for such Measurement Period).  For the purposes of calculating Consolidated EBITDA for any Measurement Period, pursuant to any determination of the Consolidated Leverage Ratio or the Consolidated Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio, (x) the Consolidated EBITDA attributable to any Equity Interests of, or any assets comprising a division or business unit or a substantial part of all of the business of, a Subsidiary of the Domestic Borrower Disposed of during such Measurement Period shall be excluded from the calculation of Consolidated EBITDA as if such Disposition and the repayment of any Indebtedness in connection therewith occurred on the first day of such Measurement Period, and (y) the Consolidated EBITDA attributable to any Person, division or business unit acquired by the Domestic Borrower or any Subsidiary pursuant to an acquisition permitted hereunder during such Measurement Period shall be included in the calculation of Consolidated EBITDA as if such permitted acquisition occurred on the first day of such Measurement Period, giving effect only to such pro forma adjustments as are permitted by SEC Regulation S‑X.

“Consolidated Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio” means, at any date of determination, the ratio of (a) (i) Consolidated EBITDA, less (ii) the aggregate amount of all Capital Expenditures to (b) the sum of (i) Consolidated Interest Charges paid in cash, (ii) the aggregate principal amount of all regularly scheduled principal payments or redemptions or similar acquisitions for value of outstanding debt for borrowed money, but excluding any such payments to the extent refinanced through the incurrence of additional Indebtedness otherwise expressly permitted under Section 7.02, (iii) the aggregate amount of all Restricted Payments paid in cash (other than dividends and other distributions paid by a Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party to its parent if its parent is a Subsidiary or paid by a Loan Party to its parent if its parent is a Loan Party) and (iv) the aggregate amount of Federal, state, local and foreign income taxes paid in cash, in each case, of or by the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries for the most recently completed Measurement Period.

“Consolidated Funded Indebtedness” means, as of any date of determination, for the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis, the sum of (a) the outstanding principal amount of all obligations, whether current or long‑term, for borrowed money (including Obligations hereunder) and all obligations evidenced by bonds, debentures, notes, loan agreements or other similar instruments, (b) all purchase money Indebtedness, (c) all direct obligations arising under letters of credit (including standby and commercial), bankers’ acceptances, bank guaranties, surety bonds and similar instruments,

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(d) all obligations in respect of the deferred purchase price of property or services (other than trade accounts payable in the ordinary course of business, including Indebtedness incurred under Section 7.02(h)), (e) all Attributable Indebtedness in respect of Capitalized Leases and Synthetic Lease Obligations, (f) all obligations under any so-called “asset securitization” transaction (including, without limitation, any Securitization Transaction) or any factoring or accounts receivables financing facilities, (g) without duplication, all Guarantees with respect to outstanding Indebtedness of the types specified in clauses (a) through (f) above of Persons other than the Domestic Borrower or any Subsidiary, and (h) all Indebtedness of the types referred to in clauses (a) through (g) above of any partnership or joint venture (other than a joint venture that is itself a corporation or limited liability company) in which the Domestic Borrower or a Subsidiary is a general partner or joint venturer, unless such Indebtedness is expressly made non‑recourse to the Domestic Borrower or such Subsidiary.

“Consolidated Interest Charges” means, for any Measurement Period, the sum of (a) all interest, premium payments, debt discount, fees, charges and related expenses in connection with borrowed money (including capitalized interest), including, without limitation, any Securitization Transaction, or in connection with the deferred purchase price of assets, in each case to the extent treated as interest in accordance with GAAP and (b) the portion of rent expense under Capitalized Leases that is treated as interest in accordance with GAAP, in each case, of or by the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis for the most recently completed Measurement Period.

“Consolidated Leverage Ratio” means, as of any date of determination, the ratio of (a) Consolidated Funded Indebtedness as of such date to (b) Consolidated EBITDA for the most recently completed Measurement Period.

“Consolidated Net Income” means, at any date of determination, the net income (or loss) of the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis for the most recently completed Measurement Period; provided that Consolidated Net Income shall exclude (a) extraordinary gains and extraordinary losses for such Measurement Period, (b) the net income of any Subsidiary during such Measurement Period to the extent that the declaration or payment of dividends or similar distributions by such Subsidiary of such income is not permitted by operation of the terms of its Organization Documents or any agreement, instrument or Law applicable to such Subsidiary during such Measurement Period, except that the Domestic Borrower’s equity in any net loss of any such Subsidiary for such Measurement Period shall be included in determining Consolidated Net Income, and (c) any income (or loss) for such Measurement Period of any Person if such Person is not a Subsidiary, except that the Domestic Borrower’s equity in the net income of any such Person for such Measurement Period shall be included in Consolidated Net Income up to the aggregate amount of cash actually distributed by such Person during such Measurement Period to the Domestic Borrower or a Subsidiary as a dividend or other distribution (and in the case of a dividend or other distribution to a Subsidiary, such Subsidiary is not precluded from further distributing such amount to the Domestic Borrower as described in clause (b) of this proviso).

“Contractual Obligation” means, as to any Person, any provision of any security issued by such Person or of any agreement, instrument or other undertaking to which such Person is a party or by which it or any of its property is bound.

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“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.

Controlled Account” means each deposit account and securities account that is subject to an account control agreement in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the L/C Issuers.

Covered Entity” means any of the following:  (i) a “covered entity” as that term is defined in, and interpreted in accordance with, 12 C.F.R. § 252.82(b); (ii) a “covered bank” as that term is defined in, and interpreted in accordance with, 12 C.F.R. § 47.3(b); or (iii) a “covered FSI” as that term is defined in, and interpreted in accordance with, 12 C.F.R. § 382.2(b).

“Credit Extension” means each of the following: (a) a Borrowing and (b) an L/C Credit Extension.

“CRR” means the Regulation (EU) No. 575/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 June 2013 on prudential requirements for credit institutions and investment firms and amending Regulation (EU) No. 648/2012.

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

“Default” means any event or condition that constitutes an Event of Default or that, with the giving of any notice, the passage of time, or both, would be an Event of Default.

“Default Rate” means (a) when used with respect to Obligations other than Letter of Credit Fees, an interest rate equal to (i) the Base Rate plus (ii) the Applicable Rate plus (iii) 2% per annum; provided that with respect to a Eurocurrency Rate Loan, the Default Rate shall be an interest rate equal to the interest rate (including any Applicable Rate) otherwise applicable to such Loan plus 2% per annum, and (b) when used with respect to Letter of Credit Fees, a rate equal to the Applicable Rate plus 2% per annum.

“Defaulting Lender” means, subject to Section 2.16(b), any Lender that (a) has failed to (i) fund all or any portion of its Loans within two Business Days of the date such Loans were required to be funded hereunder unless such Lender notifies the Administrative Agent and the Domestic Borrower in writing that such failure is the result of such Lender’s determination that one or more conditions precedent to funding (each of which conditions precedent, together with any applicable default, shall be specifically identified in such writing) has not been satisfied, or (ii) pay to the Administrative Agent, any L/C Issuer, the Swingline Lender or any other Lender any other amount required to be paid by it hereunder (including in respect of its participation in Letters of Credit or Swingline Loans) within two Business Days of the date when due, (b) has notified the Domestic Borrower, the Administrative Agent, any L/C Issuer or the Swingline Lender 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

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statement relates to such Lender’s obligation to fund a Loan hereunder and states that such position is based on such Lender’s determination that 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), (c) has failed, within three Business Days after written request by the Administrative Agent or the Domestic Borrower, to confirm in writing to the Administrative Agent and the Domestic Borrower that it will comply with its prospective funding obligations hereunder (provided that such Lender shall cease to be a Defaulting Lender pursuant to this clause (c) upon receipt of such written confirmation by the Administrative Agent and the Domestic Borrower), or (d) has, or has a direct or indirect parent company that has, (i) become the subject of a proceeding under any Debtor Relief Law, (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, or (iii) become the subject of a Bail‑in Action; provided that a Lender shall not be a Defaulting Lender solely by virtue of the ownership or acquisition of any Equity Interest in that Lender or any direct or indirect parent company thereof by a Governmental Authority so long as such ownership interest does not result in or provide such Lender with immunity from the jurisdiction of courts within the United States or from the enforcement of judgments or writs of attachment on its assets or permit such Lender (or such Governmental Authority) to reject, repudiate, disavow or disaffirm any contracts or agreements made with such Lender.  Any determination by the Administrative Agent that a Lender is a Defaulting Lender under any one or more of clauses (a) through (d) above, and of the effective date of such status, shall be conclusive and binding absent manifest error, and such Lender shall be deemed to be a Defaulting Lender (subject to Section 2.16(b)) as of the date established therefor by the Administrative Agent in a written notice of such determination, which shall be delivered by the Administrative Agent to the Domestic Borrower, each L/C Issuer, the Swingline Lender and each other Lender promptly following such determination.

“Designated Jurisdiction” means any country, region or territory to the extent that such country, region or territory itself is the subject of any Sanction.

“Designated Lender” has the meaning specified in Section 2.19.

“Determining Party” has the meaning specified in Section 3.02(b).

“Diodes Chengdu” means Diodes Technology (Chengdu) Company Limited, a company organized under the laws of China and a 98.02%-owned indirect Subsidiary of the Domestic Borrower.

Diodes Hong Kong” means Diodes Hong Kong Limited, a company incorporated in Hong Kong with limited liability, with its registered office at Unit 1405- 1406, Dominion Centre, 43-59 Queen’s Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong.

Diodes Hong Kong HSBC Indebtedness” means the credit facility entered into by Diodes Hong Kong with The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited dated as of February 3, 2020 in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $70,000,000; provided that such Indebtedness shall be secured solely by the Chengdu Letter of Credit.

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Diodes Taiwan SARL” means Diodes Taiwan SARL, an entity organized under the laws of Luxembourg.

“Diodes Technologies Taiwan” means Diodes Technologies Taiwan Co., Ltd., a company limited by shares organized under the laws of Taiwan and wholly‑owned indirect Subsidiary of the Domestic Borrower.

“Diodes Zetex Pension Scheme” means the Diodes Zetex Pension Scheme established under an interim deed dated March 15, 1984 and governed by a third definitive deed and rules dated January 7, 2009, as amended.

“Diodes Zetex Pension Scheme Guarantee” means that certain pension protection fund compliant guarantee by Diodes Zetex Semiconductors Limited, a company incorporated and registered in England and Wales, for the benefit of HR Trustees Limited and others as trustees of the Diodes Zetex Pension Scheme.

“Diodes Zetex Pension Scheme Legal Charge” means that legal charge dated March 26, 2012 by and between Diodes Zetex Semiconductors Limited, a company incorporated and registered in England and Wales, HR Trustees Limited and others as trustees of the Diodes Zetex Pension Scheme, pursuant to which Diodes Zetex Semiconductors Limited grants a lien on certain real property located in the United Kingdom to secure obligations under the Diodes Zetex Pension Scheme.

“Disposition” or “Dispose” means the sale, transfer, license, lease or other disposition (including any sale and leaseback transaction) of any property by any Loan Party or Subsidiary (or the granting of any option or other right to do any of the foregoing), including any sale, assignment, transfer or other disposal, with or without recourse, of any notes or accounts receivable or any rights and claims associated therewith and including any disposition of property to a Divided LLC pursuant to a Division, but excluding any Involuntary Disposition.

Divided LLC” means any limited liability company which has been formed upon consummation of a Division.

Division” means the statutory division of any limited liability company into two or more limited liability companies pursuant to Section 18-217 of the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act or any comparable provision under the Applicable Law of a different jurisdiction.

“Dollar” and “$” mean lawful money of the United States.

“Dollar Equivalent” means, for any amount, at the time of determination thereof, (a) if such amount is expressed in Dollars, such amount, (b) if such amount is expressed in an Alternative Currency, the equivalent of such amount in Dollars determined by using the rate of exchange for the purchase of Dollars with the Alternative Currency last provided (either by publication or otherwise provided to the Administrative Agent or the Alternative Currency L/C Issuer, as applicable) by the applicable Bloomberg source (or such other publicly available source for displaying exchange rates) on date that is two (2) Business Days immediately preceding the date of determination (or if such service ceases to be available or ceases to provide such rate of exchange, the equivalent of such amount in Dollars as determined by the

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Administrative Agent or the Alternative Currency L/C Issuer, as applicable using any method of determination it deems appropriate in its sole discretion) and (c) if such amount is denominated in any other currency, the equivalent of such amount in Dollars as determined by the Administrative Agent or the Alternative Currency L/C Issuer, as applicable, using any method of determination it deems appropriate in its sole discretion. Any determination by the Administrative Agent or the Alternative Currency L/C Issuer pursuant to clauses (b) or (c) above shall be conclusive absent manifest error.

“Domestic Borrower” has the meaning specified in the introductory paragraph hereto.

“Domestic Loan Party” means the Domestic Borrower or any of the Global Guarantors.

“Domestic Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary that is organized under the laws of any political subdivision of the United States.

“Dutch Financial Supervision Act” means the Financial Supervision Act (Wet op Het Financieel Toezicht), as amended from time to time.

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

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

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

“Eligible Assignee” means any Person that meets the requirements to be an assignee under Section 11.06(b)(iii) and (v) (subject to such consents, if any, as may be required under Section 11.06(b)(iii)); provided that notwithstanding the foregoing, “Eligible Assignee” shall not include (x) the Borrowers or any of the Borrowers’ Affiliates or Subsidiaries or (y) any Person that cannot (either directly or through a Designated Lender) lend to the Foreign Borrower in Alternative Currencies or U.S. Dollars; provided further that, in each case, the respective assignee must qualify as a Non‑Public Lender.

Eligible Currency” means any lawful currency other than Dollars that is readily available, freely transferable and convertible into Dollars in the international interbank market available to the Lenders in such market and as to which a Dollar Equivalent may be readily calculated. If, after the designation by the Lenders of any currency as an Alternative Currency, any change in currency controls or exchange regulations or any change in the national or international financial, political or economic conditions are imposed in the country in which such currency is issued, result in, in the reasonable opinion of the Required Lenders (in the case of any Loans to be denominated in an Alternative Currency) or the Alternative Currency L/C Issuer (in the case of any Letter of Credit to be denominated in an Alternative

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Currency), (a) such currency no longer being readily available, freely transferable and convertible into Dollars, (b) a Dollar Equivalent is no longer readily calculable with respect to such currency, (c) providing such currency is impracticable for the Lenders or (d) no longer a currency in which the Required Lenders are willing to make such Credit Extensions (each of clauses (a), (b), (c), and (d) a “Disqualifying Event”), then the Administrative Agent shall promptly notify the Lenders and the Borrowers, and such country’s currency shall no longer be an Alternative Currency until such time as the Disqualifying Event(s) no longer exist. Within five (5) Business Days after receipt of such notice from the Administrative Agent, the Borrowers shall repay all Loans in such currency to which the Disqualifying Event applies or convert such Loans into the Dollar Equivalent of Loans in Dollars, subject to the other terms contained herein.

“Environmental Laws” means any and all Federal, state, local, and foreign statutes, laws, regulations, ordinances, rules, judgments, orders, decrees, permits, concessions, grants, franchises, licenses, agreements or governmental restrictions relating to pollution and the protection of the environment or the release of any materials into the environment, including those related to hazardous substances or wastes, air emissions and discharges to waste or public systems.

“Environmental Liability” means any liability, contingent or otherwise (including any liability for damages, costs of environmental remediation, fines, penalties or indemnities), of the Borrowers, any other Loan Party or any of their respective Subsidiaries directly or indirectly resulting from or based upon (a) violation of any Environmental Law, (b) the generation, use, handling, transportation, storage, treatment or disposal of any Hazardous Materials, (c) exposure to any Hazardous Materials, (d) the release or threatened release of any Hazardous Materials into the environment or (e) any contract, agreement or other consensual arrangement pursuant to which liability is assumed or imposed with respect to any of the foregoing.

“Environmental Permit” means any permit, approval, identification number, license or other authorization required under any Environmental Law.

“Equity Interests” means, with respect to any Person, all of the shares of capital stock of (or other ownership or profit interests in) such Person, all of the warrants, options or other rights for the purchase or acquisition from such Person of shares of capital stock of (or other ownership or profit interests in) such Person, all of the securities convertible into or exchangeable for shares of capital stock of (or other ownership or profit interests in) such Person or warrants, rights or options for the purchase or acquisition from such Person of such shares (or such other interests), and all of the other ownership or profit interests in such Person (including partnership, member or trust interests therein), whether voting or nonvoting, and whether or not such shares, warrants, options, rights or other interests are outstanding on any date of determination.

“ERISA” means the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended, and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder.

“ERISA Affiliate” means any trade or business (whether or not incorporated) under common control with the Domestic Borrower within the meaning of Section 414(b) or (c) of the Code (and Sections 414(m) and (o) of the Code for purposes of provisions relating to Section 412 of the Code).

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“ERISA Event” means (a) a Reportable Event with respect to a Pension Plan; (b) the withdrawal of the Domestic Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate from a Pension Plan subject to Section 4063 of ERISA during a plan year in which such entity 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) a complete or partial withdrawal by the Domestic Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate from a Multiemployer Plan or notification that a Multiemployer Plan is in reorganization or insolvency; (d) the filing of a notice of intent to terminate, the treatment of a Pension Plan amendment as a termination under Section 4041 or 4041A of ERISA; (e) the institution by the PBGC of proceedings to terminate a Pension Plan; (f) any event or condition which constitutes grounds under Section 4042 of ERISA for the termination of, or the appointment of a trustee to administer, any Pension Plan or Multiemployer Plan; (g) the determination that any Pension Plan or Multiemployer Plan is considered an at‑risk plan or a plan in endangered or critical status within the meaning of Sections 430, 431 and 432 of the Code or Sections 303, 304 and 305 of ERISA; (h) 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 the Domestic Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate or (i) a failure by the Domestic Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate to meet all applicable requirements under the Pension Funding Rules in respect of a Pension Plan, whether or not waived, or the failure by the Domestic Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate to make any required contribution to a Multiemployer Plan.

“EU Bail‑In Legislation Schedule” means the EU Bail‑In Legislation Schedule published by the Loan Market Association (or any successor person), as in effect from time to time.

“Euro” and “€” mean the single currency of the Participating Member States.

“Eurocurrency Rate” means:

(a)for any Interest Period:

(i)with respect to any Credit Extension denominated in a LIBOR Quoted Currency, the rate per annum equal to the London Interbank Offered Rate as administered by ICE Benchmark Administration Limited (or any other Person that takes over the administration of such rate for Dollars for a period equal in length to such Interest Period) (“LIBOR”), as published on the applicable Bloomberg screen page (or such other commercially available source providing such quotations as may be designated by the Administrative Agent from time to time) (in such case, the “LIBOR Rate”) at or about 11:00 a.m. (London time) on the Rate Determination Date, for deposits in the relevant currency, with a term equivalent to such Interest Period; and

(ii)denominated in Euros, the rate per annum equal to the Euro Interbank Offered Rate (“EURIBOR”), or a comparable or successor rate which rate is approved by the Administrative Agent, as published on the applicable Bloomberg screen page (or such other commercially available source providing such quotations as may be designated by the Administrative Agent from time to time) (in such case, the “EURIBOR Rate”) at or about 11:00 a.m. (Brussels, Belgium time) on the Rate Determination Date with a term equivalent to such Interest Period;

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(iii)with respect to any Credit Extension denominated in any other Non‑LIBOR Quoted Currency, the rate per annum as designated with respect to such Alternative Currency at the time such Alternative Currency is approved by the Administrative Agent and the relevant Lenders pursuant to Section 1.06; and

(b)for any interest rate calculation with respect to a Base Rate Loan on any date, the rate per annum equal to the LIBOR Rate, at or about 11:00 a.m. (London time) determined two (2) Business Days prior to such date for Dollar deposits being delivered in the London interbank market for deposits in Dollars with a term of one (1) month commencing that day;

provided that (i) to the extent a comparable or successor rate is approved by the Administrative Agent in connection with any rate set forth in this definition, the approved rate shall be applied in a manner consistent with market practice; provided, further, that to the extent such market practice is not administratively feasible for the Administrative Agent, such approved rate shall be applied in a manner as otherwise reasonably determined by the Administrative Agent and (ii) if the Eurocurrency Rate shall be less than 0.75%, such rate shall be deemed 0.75% for purposes of this Agreement.

“Eurocurrency Rate Loan” means a Loan that bears interest at a rate based on clause (a) of the definition of “Eurocurrency Rate”.  Eurocurrency Rate Loans may be denominated in Dollars or, in the case of a Revolving Credit Loan, in an Alternative Currency.  All Revolving Credit Loans denominated in an Alternative Currency must be Eurocurrency Rate Loans.

“Event of Default” has the meaning specified in Section 8.01.

Excluded Securitization Subsidiary” means any special purpose directly or indirectly wholly-owned Subsidiary of the Domestic Borrower created and operated for the sole purpose of engaging only in one or more Qualified Securitization Transactions; provided that (a) neither any Borrower nor any of its Subsidiaries shall have any contract, agreement, arrangement or understanding (other than pursuant to a Qualified Securitization Transaction (including with respect to fees payable in the ordinary course of business in connection with the servicing of accounts receivable and related assets)) with such Subsidiary on terms less favorable to the Borrowers or such Subsidiary than those that might be obtained at the time from Persons that are not Affiliates of the Borrowers and (b) neither any Borrower nor any other Subsidiary of a Borrower shall have any obligation to maintain or preserve such entity’s financial condition or cause such entity to achieve certain levels of operating results; provided further that such Excluded Securitization Subsidiary may engage in necessary corporate governance, accounting and other similar incidental transactions required in connection with maintaining its existence.

“Excluded Subsidiary” means (a) any Domestic Subsidiary that is a Subsidiary of a Foreign Subsidiary, (b) any CFC or (c) any other Domestic Subsidiary with respect to which, (x) the Administrative Agent and the Domestic Borrower reasonably agree that the cost or other consequences of providing a Guarantee of or granting Liens to secure the Obligations are excessive in relation to the value to be afforded thereby or (y) providing such a Guarantee or granting such Liens could reasonably be expected to result in material adverse tax consequences as determined in good faith by the Domestic Borrower in consultation with the Administrative Agent.

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“Excluded Swap Obligation” means, with respect to any Loan Party, any Swap Obligation if, and to the extent that, all or a portion of the Guaranty of such Loan Party of, or the grant by such Loan Party of a Lien to secure, such Swap Obligation (or any Guarantee thereof) is or becomes illegal under the Commodity Exchange Act or any rule, regulation or order of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (or the application or official interpretation thereof) by virtue of such Loan Party’s failure for any reason to constitute an “eligible contract participant” as defined in the Commodity Exchange Act (determined after giving effect to Section 10.10 and any other “keepwell, support or other agreement” for the benefit of such Loan Party and any and all guarantees of such Loan Party’s Swap Obligations by other Loan Parties) at the time the Guaranty of such Loan Party, or grant by such Loan Party of a Lien, becomes effective with respect to such Swap Obligation.  If a Swap Obligation arises under a Master Agreement governing more than one Swap Contract, such exclusion shall apply only to the portion of such Swap Obligation that is attributable to Swap Contracts for which such Guaranty or Lien is or becomes excluded in accordance with the first sentence of this definition.

“Excluded Taxes” means any of the following Taxes imposed on or with respect to any Recipient or required to be withheld or deducted from a payment to a Recipient, (a) Taxes imposed on or measured by net income (however denominated), franchise Taxes, and branch profits Taxes, in each case, (i) imposed as a result of such Recipient being organized under the laws of, or having its principal office or, in the case of any Lender, its Lending Office located in, the jurisdiction imposing such Tax (or any political subdivision thereof) or (ii) that are Other Connection Taxes, (b) in the case of a Lender, U.S. federal withholding Taxes imposed on amounts payable to or for the account of such Lender with respect to an applicable interest in a Loan or Commitment pursuant to a law in effect on the date on which (i) such Lender acquires such interest in the Loan or Commitment (other than pursuant to an assignment request by the Domestic Borrower under Section 11.13) or (ii) such Lender changes its Lending Office, except in each case to the extent that, pursuant to Section 3.01(a) or (c), amounts with respect to such Taxes were payable either to such Lender’s assignor immediately before such Lender became a party hereto or to such Lender immediately before it changed its Lending Office, (c) Taxes attributable to such Recipient’s failure to comply with Section 3.01(f), and (d) any U.S. federal withholding Taxes imposed pursuant to FATCA. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this definition, “Excluded Taxes” shall not include any withholding tax imposed at any time on payments made by or on account of a Foreign Loan Party hereunder or under any other Loan Document; provided that such Recipient shall have complied (to the extent applicable) with Section 3.01(e)(i).

“Existing Credit Agreement” has the meaning specified in the preliminary statements hereto.

“Extraordinary Receipt” means any cash received by or paid to or for the account of any Person not in the ordinary course of business, including tax refunds, pension plan reversions, condemnation awards (and payments in lieu thereof), indemnity payments and any purchase price adjustments, but excluding proceeds of insurance, and excluding proceeds of Dispositions and Involuntary Dispositions.

“Facility” means the Term Facility, an Incremental Term Facility or the Revolving Credit Facility, as the context may require.

“Facility Office” means the office designated by the applicable Lender through which such Lender will perform its obligations under this Agreement.

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Facility Termination Date” means the date as of which all of the following shall have occurred: (a) the Aggregate Commitments have terminated, (b) all Obligations have been paid in full (other than contingent indemnification obligations), and (c) all Letters of Credit have terminated or expired (other than Letters of Credit as to which other arrangements with respect thereto satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the applicable L/C Issuers shall have been made).

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

“FATCA” means Sections 1471 through 1474 of the Code, as of the date of this Agreement (or any amended or successor version that is substantively comparable and not materially more onerous to comply with), any current or future regulations or official interpretations thereof and any agreements entered into pursuant to Section 1471(b)(1) of the Code.

“Federal Funds Rate” means, for any day, the rate per annum calculated by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York based on such day’s federal funds transactions by depository institutions (as determined in such manner as the Federal Reserve Bank of New York shall set forth on its public website from time to time) and published on the next succeeding Business Day by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as the federal funds effective rate; provided that if the Federal Funds Rate as so determined would be less than zero, such rate shall be deemed to be zero for the purposes of this Agreement.

“Fee Letters” means, collectively, the letter agreement dated May 12, 2020 among the Domestic Borrower, the Administrative Agent, PNC Bank, National Association, BBVA USA and the Arrangers, the letter agreement dated May 12, 2020 among the Domestic Borrower, the Administrative Agent and BofA Securities, Inc., the letter agreement dated May 12, 2020 among the Domestic Borrower, PNC Bank, National Association and PNC Capital Markets, LLC and the letter agreement dated May 12, 2020 among the Domestic Borrower, BBVA USA and BBVA Securities Inc.

“First Tier Foreign Subsidiary” mean a Foreign Subsidiary all or any portion of whose Equity Interests are owned directly by the Domestic Borrower or a Global Guarantor.

“Foreign Borrower” has the meaning specified in the introductory paragraph hereto.

“Foreign Guarantors” means (a) Diodes Zetex Limited, a company incorporated and registered under the laws of England and Wales, (b) Diodes Holdings UK Limited, a company incorporated and registered under the laws of England and Wales, (c) following the Lite-On Acquisition Date, Diodes Technologies Taiwan, (d) each other Foreign Subsidiary that becomes a guarantor and (e) solely with respect to Foreign Obligations consisting of Secured Cash Management Agreements or Secured Hedge Agreements with any other Foreign Loan Party, the Foreign Borrower.

“Foreign Lender” means (a) with respect to the Domestic Borrower, a Lender that is not a U.S. Person, and (b) with respect to the Foreign Borrower, a Lender that is resident or organized under the laws of a jurisdiction other than that in which such Borrower is resident for tax purposes.  For purposes of this definition, the United States, each State thereof and the District of Columbia shall be deemed to constitute a single jurisdiction.

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“Foreign Loan Parties” means the Foreign Borrower and the Foreign Guarantors.

“Foreign Obligations” means all advances to, and debts, liabilities, obligations, covenants and duties of, any Foreign Loan Party arising under any Loan Document or otherwise with respect to (a) any Loan made to the Foreign Borrower, (b) any Letter of Credit issued for the account of the Foreign Borrower, (c) any Secured Cash Management Agreement with any Foreign Loan Party or (d) any Secured Hedge Agreement with any Foreign Loan Party, in each case whether direct or indirect (including those acquired by assumption), absolute or contingent, due or to become due, now existing or hereafter arising and including interest and fees that accrue after the commencement by or against any Foreign Loan Party or any Affiliate thereof of any proceeding under any Debtor Relief Laws naming such Person as the debtor in such proceeding, regardless of whether such interest and fees are allowed claims in such proceeding; provided that Foreign Obligations of a Foreign Loan Party shall exclude any Excluded Swap Obligations with respect to such Foreign Loan Party.

“Foreign Pension Plan” means any plan, fund (including, without limitation, any super‑annuation fund) or other similar program, arrangement or agreement established or maintained outside of the United States by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries primarily for the benefit of employees of such Loan Party or such Subsidiaries residing outside the United States, which plan, fund, or similar program provides or results in, retirement income, a deferral of income in contemplation of retirement or payments to be made upon termination of employment, and which is not subject to ERISA or the Code.

“Foreign Plan Event” means the occurrence of any of the following which, individually or in the aggregate, has resulted or could reasonably be expected to result in liability of any Loan Party or an Affiliate thereof in an aggregate amount in excess of the Threshold Amount: (i) the partial or complete withdrawal of any Loan Party or an Affiliate thereof from a Foreign Pension Plan if withdrawal liability is asserted by such plan, or (ii) the termination of a defined benefit Foreign Pension Plan, the institution of proceedings to terminate a defined benefit Foreign Pension Plan, or the imposition of liability on any Loan Party or an Affiliate thereof due to a violation of foreign law with respect to a defined benefit Foreign Pension Plan.

“Foreign Security Agreements” means the collective reference to the security agreements, debentures, pledge agreements, charges, deeds, guaranty agreements, and other similar documents and agreements pursuant to which any Loan Party purports to pledge or grant a security interest in any property or assets located outside the United States securing all or any portion of the Obligations or provide credit support for the Obligations, in each case, that are governed by the laws of any jurisdiction outside of the United States, each as may be amended, restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time.

“Foreign Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary that is not a Domestic Subsidiary.

“FRB” means the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System of the United States.

“Fronting Exposure” means, at any time there is a Defaulting Lender that is a Revolving Credit Lender, (a) with respect to any L/C Issuer, such Defaulting Lender’s Applicable Percentage of the outstanding L/C Obligations other than L/C Obligations as to which such Defaulting Lender’s

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participation obligation has been reallocated to other Revolving Credit Lenders or Cash Collateralized in accordance with the terms hereof, and (b) with respect to the Swingline Lender, such Defaulting Lender’s Applicable Percentage of Swingline Loans other than Swingline Loans as to which such Defaulting Lender’s participation obligation has been reallocated to other Revolving Credit Lenders or Cash Collateralized in accordance with the terms hereof.

“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 activities.

“GAAP” means generally accepted accounting principles in the United States set forth from time to time in the opinions and pronouncements of the Accounting Principles Board and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and statements and pronouncements of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (or agencies with similar functions of comparable stature and authority within the accounting profession) including, without limitation, the FASB Accounting Standards Codification, that are applicable to the circumstances as of the date of determination, consistently applied and subject to Section 1.03.

“Global Guarantors” means (a) each Domestic Subsidiary identified as a “Global Guarantor” on the signature pages to this Agreement, (b) each Domestic Subsidiary that becomes a guarantor of the Obligations, whether pursuant to Section 6.12 or otherwise and (c) solely with respect to Obligations consisting of Secured Cash Management Agreements or Secured Hedge Agreements with any other Loan Party, the Domestic Borrower.

“Governmental Authority” means the government of the United States or any other nation, or of any political subdivision thereof, whether state or local, and any agency, authority, instrumentality, regulatory body, court, central bank or other entity exercising executive, legislative, judicial, taxing, regulatory or administrative powers or functions of or pertaining to government (including any supra‑national bodies such as the European Union or the European Central Bank).

“Guarantee” means, as to any Person, (a) any obligation, contingent or otherwise, of such Person guaranteeing or having the economic effect of guaranteeing any Indebtedness or other obligation payable or performable by another Person (the “primary obligor”) in any manner, whether directly or indirectly, and including any obligation of such Person, direct or indirect, (i) to purchase or pay (or advance or supply funds for the purchase or payment of) such Indebtedness or other obligation, (ii) to purchase or lease property, securities or services for the purpose of assuring the obligee in respect of such Indebtedness or other obligation of the payment or performance of such Indebtedness or other obligation, (iii) to maintain working capital, equity capital or any other financial statement condition or liquidity or level of income or cash flow of the primary obligor so as to enable the primary obligor to pay such Indebtedness or other obligation, or (iv) entered into for the purpose of assuring in any other manner the obligee in respect of such Indebtedness or other obligation of the payment or performance thereof or to protect such obligee against loss in respect thereof (in whole or in part), or (b) any Lien on any assets of such Person securing any Indebtedness or other obligation of any other Person, whether or not such Indebtedness or other obligation is assumed by such Person (or any right, contingent or otherwise, of any holder of such Indebtedness to obtain any such Lien).  The amount of any Guarantee shall be deemed to be an amount equal to the stated or determinable amount of the related primary obligation, or portion

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thereof, in respect of which such Guarantee is made or, if not stated or determinable, the maximum reasonably anticipated liability in respect thereof as determined by the guaranteeing Person in good faith.  The term “Guarantee” as a verb has a corresponding meaning.

“Guarantors” means, collectively, (a) Global Guarantors and the Foreign Guarantors and (b) with respect to Additional Secured Obligations owing by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries and any Swap Obligation of a Specified Loan Party (determined before giving effect to Sections 10.01 and 10.10) under the Guaranty, each Borrower.

“Guaranty” means, collectively, the Guaranty made by the Guarantors under Article X in favor of the Secured Parties and each guaranty and/or deed of guarantee entered into by a Foreign Guarantor, together with each other guaranty and guaranty supplement delivered pursuant to Section 6.12, in each case, as amended, restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time.

“Hazardous Materials” means all explosive or radioactive substances or wastes and all hazardous or toxic substances, wastes or other pollutants, including petroleum or petroleum distillates, asbestos or asbestos‑containing materials, polychlorinated biphenyls, radon gas, infectious or medical wastes and all other substances or wastes of any nature regulated pursuant to any Environmental Law.

“Hedge Bank” means any Person in its capacity as a party to a Swap Contract that, (a) at the time it enters into a Swap Contract not prohibited under Articles VI or VII, is a Lender or an Affiliate of a Lender, or (b) at the time it (or its Affiliate) becomes a Lender, is a party to a Swap Contract not prohibited under Articles VI or VII, in each case, in its capacity as a party to such Swap Contract (even if such Person ceases to be a Lender or such Person’s Affiliate ceased to be a Lender); provided that, in the case of a Secured Hedge Agreement with a Person who is no longer a Lender (or Affiliate of a Lender), such Person shall be considered a Hedge Bank only through the stated termination date (without extension or renewal) of such Secured Hedge Agreement; provided further that for any of the foregoing to be included as a “Secured Hedge Agreement” on any date of determination by the Administrative Agent, the applicable Hedge Bank (other than the Administrative Agent or an Affiliate of the Administrative Agent) must have delivered a Secured Party Designation Notice to the Administrative Agent prior to such date of determination.

“IFRS” means international accounting standards within the meaning of IAS Regulation 1606/2002 to the extent applicable to the relevant financial statements delivered under or referred to herein.

Impacted Loans” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 3.03(a).

“Incremental Term Assumption Agreement” means an Incremental Term Assumption Agreement in form reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, among the Borrowers, the Administrative Agent and one or more Incremental Term Lenders.

“Incremental Term Borrowing” means a borrowing consisting of simultaneous Incremental Term Loans of the same Type and, in the case of Eurocurrency Rate Loans, having the same Interest Period made by each of the Incremental Term Lenders pursuant to Section 2.18.

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“Incremental Term Commitment” means the commitment of any Lender or Eligible Assignee who is or subsequently becomes a Lender pursuant to an Incremental Term Assumption Agreement to make Incremental Term Loans to a Borrower.

“Incremental Term Facility” means, at any time, (a) on or prior to an Incremental Term Loan Date, the aggregate amount of any Incremental Term Commitments at such time and (b) thereafter, the aggregate principal amount of the Incremental Term Loans of all Incremental Term Lenders outstanding at such time.

“Incremental Term Lender” means a Lender with an Incremental Term Commitment or an outstanding Incremental Term Loan.

“Incremental Term Loan Date” means, with respect to any Incremental Term Commitment requested by the Domestic Borrower pursuant to Section 2.18, the date on which such Incremental Term Commitment is requested to become effective.

“Incremental Term Loans” means term loans made by one or more Lenders to the Borrowers pursuant to Section 2.18.

“Incremental Term Note” means a promissory note made by a Borrower in favor of an Incremental Term Lender evidencing Incremental Term Loans made by such Incremental Term Lender, substantially in the form of Exhibit C‑3.

“Indebtedness” means, as to any Person at a particular time, without duplication, all of the following, whether or not included as indebtedness or liabilities in accordance with GAAP:

(a)all obligations of such Person for borrowed money and all obligations of such Person evidenced by bonds, debentures, notes, loan agreements or other similar instruments;

(b)the maximum amount of all direct or contingent obligations of such Person arising under letters of credit (including standby and commercial), bankers’ acceptances, bank guaranties, surety bonds and similar instruments;

(c)net obligations of such Person under any Swap Contract;

(d)all obligations of such Person to pay the deferred purchase price of property or services (other than trade accounts payable in the ordinary course of business and, in each case, not past due for more than 90 days after the date on which such trade account payable was created);

(e)indebtedness (excluding prepaid interest thereon) secured by a Lien on property owned or being purchased by such Person (including indebtedness arising under conditional sales or other title retention agreements), whether or not such indebtedness shall have been assumed by such Person or is limited in recourse; provided that if such Person has not assumed or otherwise become liable for such indebtedness, the amount of such indebtedness deemed to be Indebtedness

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of such Person shall not exceed the fair market value of the property subject to such Lien at the time of determination;

(f)Capitalized Leases and Synthetic Lease Obligations of such Person;

(g)all obligations of such Person to purchase, redeem, retire, defease or otherwise make any payment in respect of any Equity Interest in such Person or any other Person or any warrant, right or option to acquire such Equity Interest, valued, in the case of a redeemable preferred interest, at the greater of its voluntary or involuntary liquidation preference plus accrued and unpaid dividends;

(h)all obligations under any so-called “asset securitization” transaction (including, without limitation, any Securitization Transaction) or any factoring or accounts receivables financing facilities entered into by such Person; and

(i)all Guarantees of such Person in respect of any of the foregoing.

For all purposes hereof, the Indebtedness of any Person shall include the Indebtedness of any partnership or joint venture (other than a joint venture that is itself a corporation or limited liability company) in which such Person is a general partner or a joint venturer, unless such Indebtedness is expressly made non‑recourse to such Person.  The amount of any net obligation under any Swap Contract on any date shall be deemed to be the Swap Termination Value thereof as of such date.  The amount of any Capitalized Lease or Synthetic Lease Obligation as of any date shall be deemed to be the amount of Attributable Indebtedness in respect thereof as of such date.

“Indemnified Taxes” means (a) Taxes, other than Excluded Taxes, imposed on or with respect to any payment made by or on account of any obligation of any Loan Party under any Loan Document and (b) to the extent not otherwise described in clause (a), Other Taxes.

“Indemnitees” has the meaning specified in Section 11.04(b).

“Information” has the meaning specified in Section 11.07.

Initial Term Borrowing” means a borrowing consisting of simultaneous Initial Term Loans of the same Type and, in the case of Eurocurrency Rate Loans, having the same Interest Period made by each of the Term Lenders pursuant to Section 2.01(a)(i).

Initial Term Commitment” means, as to each Term Lender, its obligation to make Initial Term Loans to the Domestic Borrower pursuant to Section 2.01(a)(i) in an aggregate principal amount at any one time outstanding not to exceed the amount set forth opposite such Term Lender’s name on Schedule 2.01 under the caption “Initial Term Commitment” or opposite such caption in the Assignment and Assumption pursuant to which such Term Lender becomes a party hereto, as applicable, as such amount may be adjusted from time to time in accordance with this Agreement. The Initial Term Commitment of all of the Term Lenders on the Closing Date shall be $180,000,000.

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Initial Term Facility” means, at any time, (a) on or prior to the Closing Date, the aggregate amount of the Initial Term Commitments at such time and (b) thereafter, the aggregate principal amount of the Initial Term Loans of all Term Lenders outstanding at such time.

Initial Term Loan” means an advance made by any Term Lender under the Initial Term Facility.

“Initial Term Note” means a promissory note made by the Domestic Borrower in favor of a Term Lender evidencing Initial Term Loans made by such Term Lender, substantially in the form of Exhibit C‑1.

Intercompany Debt” has the meaning specified in Section 7.02(i).

“Interest Payment Date” means, (a) as to any Loan other than a Base Rate Loan, the last day of each Interest Period applicable to such Loan and the Maturity Date of the Facility under which such Loan was made; provided that if any Interest Period for a Eurocurrency Rate Loan exceeds three months, the respective dates that fall every three months after the beginning of such Interest Period shall also be Interest Payment Dates; and (b) as to any Base Rate Loan (including a Swingline Loan), the last Business Day of each March, June, September and December and the Maturity Date of the Facility under which such Loan was made (with Swingline Loans being deemed made under the Revolving Credit Facility for purposes of this definition).

“Interest Period” means as to each Eurocurrency Rate Loan, the period commencing on the date such Eurocurrency Rate Loan is disbursed or converted to or continued as a Eurocurrency Rate Loan and ending on the date one, three or six months thereafter (in each case, subject to availability for the interest rate applicable to the relevant currency), as selected by the Domestic Borrower in its Committed Loan Notice; provided that:

(a)any Interest Period that would otherwise end on a day that is not a Business Day shall be extended to the next succeeding Business Day unless, in the case of a Eurocurrency Rate Loan, such Business Day falls in another calendar month, in which case such Interest Period shall end on the next preceding Business Day;

(b)any Interest Period pertaining to a Eurocurrency Rate Loan that begins on the last Business Day of a calendar month (or on a day for which there is no numerically corresponding day in the calendar month at the end of such Interest Period) shall end on the last Business Day of the calendar month at the end of such Interest Period; and

(c)no Interest Period shall extend beyond the Maturity Date of the Facility under which such Loan was made.

“Investment” means, as to any Person, any direct or indirect acquisition or investment by such Person, whether by means of (a) the purchase or other acquisition of Equity Interests of another Person, (b) a loan, advance or capital contribution to, Guarantee or assumption of debt of, or purchase or other acquisition of any other debt or equity participation or interest in, another Person (including any partnership or joint venture interest in such other Person and any arrangement pursuant to which the investor guaranties Indebtedness of such other Person), or (c) the purchase or other acquisition (in one

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transaction or a series of transactions) of assets of another Person which constitute all or substantially all of the assets of such Person or of a division, line of business or other business unit of such Person. For purposes of covenant compliance, the amount of any Investment shall be the amount actually invested, without adjustment for subsequent increases or decreases in the value of such Investment.

“Involuntary Disposition” means any loss of, damage to or destruction of, or any condemnation or other taking for public use of, any property of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary.

“IP Rights” has the meaning specified in Section 5.17.

“IRS” means the United States Internal Revenue Service.

“ISP” means the International Standby Practices, International Chamber of Commerce Publication No. 590 (or such later version thereof as may be in effect at the applicable time).

“Issuer Documents” means with respect to any Letter of Credit, the Letter of Credit Application, and any other document, agreement and instrument entered into by any L/C Issuer and the Domestic Borrower (or any Subsidiary) or in favor of such L/C Issuer and relating to such Letter of Credit.

“Laws” means, collectively, all international, foreign, Federal, state and local statutes, treaties, rules, guidelines, regulations, ordinances, codes 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, requests, licenses, authorizations and permits of, and agreements with, any Governmental Authority, in each case whether or not having the force of law.

“L/C Advance” means, with respect to each Revolving Credit Lender, such Lender’s funding of its participation in any L/C Borrowing in accordance with its Applicable Revolving Credit Percentage.

“L/C Borrowing” means an extension of credit resulting from a drawing under any Letter of Credit which has not been reimbursed on the date when made or refinanced as a Revolving Credit Borrowing.

L/C Commitment” means, with respect to each L/C Issuer, the commitment of such L/C Issuer to issue Letters of Credit hereunder. The initial amount of each L/C Issuer’s Letter of Credit Commitment is set forth on Schedule 2.03, or if an L/C Issuer has entered into an Assignment and Assumption or has otherwise assumed a Letter of Credit Commitment after the Closing Date, the amount set forth for such L/C Issuer as its Letter of Credit Commitment in the Register maintained by the Administrative Agent. The Letter of Credit Commitment of an L/C Issuer may be modified from time to time by agreement between such L/C Issuer and the Borrowers, and notified to the Administrative Agent.

“L/C Credit Extension” means, with respect to any Letter of Credit, the issuance thereof or extension of the expiry date thereof, or the increase of the amount thereof.

L/C Issuer” means with respect to a particular Letter of Credit, (a) Bank of America, through itself or through one of its designated Affiliates or branch offices, in its capacity as issuer of such Letter

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of Credit issued in Dollars or, acting as Alternative Currency L/C Issuer, any Alternative Currency, or any successor issuer thereof, (b) such other Lender selected by the Borrowers pursuant to Section 2.03(m) from time to time to issue such Letter of Credit issued in Dollars (provided that no Lender shall be required to become an L/C Issuer pursuant to this clause (b) without such Lender’s consent), or any successor issuer thereof or (c) any Lender selected by the Borrowers (with the prior consent of the Administrative Agent) to replace a Lender who is a Defaulting Lender at the time of such Lender’s appointment as an L/C Issuer (provided that no Lender shall be required to become an L/C Issuer pursuant to this clause (c) without such Lender’s consent), or any successor issuer thereof.

“L/C Obligations” means, as at any date of determination, the aggregate amount available to be drawn under all outstanding Letters of Credit plus the aggregate of all Unreimbursed Amounts, including all L/C Borrowings.  For purposes of computing the amount available to be drawn under any Letter of Credit, the amount of such Letter of Credit shall be determined in accordance with Section 1.09.  For all purposes of this Agreement, if on any date of determination a Letter of Credit has expired by its terms but any amount may still be drawn thereunder by reason of the operation of Rule 3.14 of the ISP, such Letter of Credit shall be deemed to be “outstanding” in the amount so remaining available to be drawn.

“Lender” means each of the Persons identified as a “Lender” on the signature pages hereto, each other Person that becomes a “Lender” in accordance with this Agreement and, their successors and assigns and, unless the context requires otherwise, includes the Swingline Lender and the Incremental Term Lenders.

“Lending Office” means, as to the Administrative Agent, any L/C Issuer or any Lender, the office or offices of such Person described as such in such Person’s Administrative Questionnaire, or such other office or offices as such Person may from time to time notify the Domestic Borrower and the Administrative Agent; which office may include any Affiliate of such Person or any domestic or foreign branch of such Person or such Affiliate.

“Letter of Credit” means any letter of credit issued hereunder providing for the payment of cash upon the honoring of a presentation thereunder.  A Letter of Credit may be a standby letter of credit or a commercial letter of credit payable upon presentation of appropriate supporting documents (“sight”).  Letters of Credit may be issued in Dollars or in an Alternative Currency.

“Letter of Credit Application” means an application and agreement for the issuance or amendment of a Letter of Credit in the form from time to time in use by the applicable L/C Issuer.

“Letter of Credit Expiration Date” means the day that is seven days prior to the Maturity Date then in effect for the Revolving Credit Facility (or, if such day is not a Business Day, the next preceding Business Day).

“Letter of Credit Fee” has the meaning specified in Section 2.03(h).

Letter of Credit Report” means a certificate substantially the form of Exhibit I or any other form approved by the Administrative Agent.

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“Letter of Credit Sublimit” means an amount equal to the lesser of (a) $10,000,000 and (b) the Revolving Credit Facility.  The Letter of Credit Sublimit is part of, and not in addition to, the Revolving Credit Facility.

“LIBOR” has the meaning specified in the definition of Eurocurrency Rate.

“LIBOR Quoted Currency” means Dollars and Sterling, in each case as long as there is a published LIBOR rate with respect thereto.

“Lien” means any mortgage, pledge, hypothecation, assignment, deposit arrangement, encumbrance, lien (statutory or otherwise), charge, or preference, priority or other security interest or preferential arrangement in the nature of a security interest of any kind or nature whatsoever (including any conditional sale or other title retention agreement, any easement, right of way or other encumbrance on title to real property, and any financing lease having substantially the same economic effect as any of the foregoing).

Lite-On” means Lite-On Semiconductor Corporation, a corporation organized under the laws of Taiwan.

“Lite-On Acquisition” means the acquisition by Diodes Technologies Taiwan of all of the stock of Lite-On from the existing shareholders of Lite-On in accordance with the Lite-On Acquisition Agreement for approximately $440,000,000 (or the New Taiwan Dollar equivalent thereof) in cash, subject to currency exchange rate changes between the date of this Agreement and the date on which the Lite-On Acquisition is consummated and/or changes in the outstanding share capital of Lite-On as permitted in the Lite-On Acquisition Agreement. Pursuant to the Lite-On Acquisition, Lite-On will become a wholly-owned direct Subsidiary of Diodes Technologies Taiwan and a wholly-owned indirect Subsidiary of the Domestic Borrower.

“Lite-On Acquisition Agreement” means the Share Swap Agreement dated as of August 8, 2019 among the Domestic Borrower, Diodes Technologies Taiwan and Lite-On, as amended, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time in accordance with the terms hereof.

“Lite-On Acquisition Consent Conditions” means each of the following conditions:

(a)

The Administrative Agent's receipt of the following, each of which shall be originals or electronic images in a portable document format (e.g. “.pdf” or “.tif”) (followed promptly by originals) unless otherwise specified, each properly executed by a Responsible Officer of the signing Loan Party, each dated the Lite-On Acquisition Date (or, in the case of certificates of governmental officials, a recent date before the Lite-On Acquisition Date) and each in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and each of the Lenders:

(i)

the Administrative Agent shall have received an executed joinder agreement with respect to Diodes Technologies Taiwan in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent whereby Diodes Technologies Taiwan shall join this Agreement as a Foreign Guarantor;

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(ii)

all executed pledge documentation necessary to effect the pledge by Diodes Technologies Taiwan of 100% of the Equity Interests in Lite-On under Taiwan law, accompanied by such assurances, certificates, documents, consents and/or legal opinions as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request and a copy of the shareholders roster of Lite-On duly certified by Lite-On recording Diodes Technologies Taiwan as registered owner of 100% of the Equity Interests of Lite-On and the pledge of all such shares to the Administrative Agent, except as otherwise set forth on Schedule 6.16;

(iii)

such certificates of resolutions of the board of directors or consent letter of the sole director of Diodes Technologies Taiwan as the Administrative Agent may reasonably require approving the execution of the joinder agreement and any other related documents and evidencing the identity, authority and capacity of each Responsible Officer of Diodes Technologies Taiwan authorized to act as a Responsible Officer in connection with this Agreement and the other Loan Documents to which Diodes Technologies Taiwan shall be a party;

(iv)

the latest articles of incorporation, corporate registration card and operational procedures for the issuance of guarantees (if any) of Diodes Technologies Taiwan, and such other  documents and certifications as the Administrative Agent may reasonably require to evidence that Diodes Technologies Taiwan is duly organized or formed, and that Diodes Technologies Taiwan is validly existing, is authorized to provide guarantees (including the Guaranty given under this Agreement) and is qualified to engage in business in each jurisdiction where its ownership, lease or operation of properties or the conduct of its business requires such qualification, except to the extent that failure to do so could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect;

(v)

a certificate signed by a Responsible Officer of the Domestic Borrower certifying since the Closing Date, there shall have been no “Material Adverse Effect” (as such term is defined in the Lite-On Acquisition Agreement);

(vi)

a certificate from the chief financial officer of the Domestic Borrower and from a Responsible Officer of the Foreign Borrower, attesting to the Solvency of each Borrower and each Guarantor before and after giving effect to the Lite-On Acquisition;

(vii)

the Lenders shall be reasonably satisfied with the amount, types and terms and conditions of all insurance maintained by Diodes Technologies Taiwan and its Subsidiaries, and the Administrative Agent shall have received evidence of such insurance, consistent with the insurance deliverables provided in connection with the Closing Date;

(viii)

pro forma consolidated financial statements of the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries giving effect to the Transaction;

(ix)

pro forma forecasts prepared by management of the Domestic Borrower, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders, of consolidated balance sheets and statements of income or operations and cash flows of the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a quarterly basis for the first year following the

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Closing Date and on an annual basis for each year thereafter during the term of this Agreement, in each case giving effect to the Transaction;

(x)

the annual (or other audited) financial statements of Lite-On and its Subsidiaries for the fiscal years ended 2018 and 2019 and the interim financial statements of Lite-On and its Subsidiaries for the most recent fiscal quarter ended prior to the Lite-On Acquisition Date for which financial statements are available; and

(xi)

favorable opinions of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, LLP, counsel to the Loan Parties, Taiwanese counsel to the Loan Parties and such other local counsel as may be requested by the Administrative Agent, in each case addressed to the Administrative Agent and each Lender, as to matters concerning the Loan Parties and the Loan Documents as the Lenders may reasonably request.

(b)

All of the existing Indebtedness, if any, for borrowed money of Lite-On and its Subsidiaries (other than Indebtedness permitted to exist pursuant to Section 7.02) shall be repaid in full, and all Liens and other security interests upon any of the property of Lite-On and its Subsidiaries shall be terminated on or prior to the Lite-On Acquisition Date (other than Liens permitted to exist pursuant to Section 7.01 as modified by Supplemental Schedule 5.08(b) delivered to the Administrative Agent on or prior to the Lite-On Acquisition Date).

(c)

The Administrative Agent and the Arrangers shall have completed a due diligence investigation of Lite-On and its Subsidiaries with results reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Arrangers. No changes or developments shall have occurred, and no new or additional information shall have been received or discovered by the Administrative Agent or the Arrangers regarding Lite-On and its Subsidiaries, the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries or the Lite-On Acquisition after the date such due diligence investigation has been completed that (A) either individually or in the aggregate could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect or (B) could reasonably lead the Administrative Agent and the Arrangers to believe that the Domestic Borrower and its  Subsidiaries would not have good and marketable title to all of the material assets of Lite-On and its Subsidiaries described in the Lite-On Acquisition Related Documents.

(d)

The Lite-On Acquisition Agreement (including all schedules and exhibits thereto) shall be in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Arrangers, and shall be in full force and effect. The Administrative Agent shall have received certified copies of the Lite-On Acquisition Agreement and each other material Lite-On Acquisition Related Document, duly executed by the parties thereto, together with all agreements, instruments and other documents delivered in connection therewith as the Administrative Agent shall request. The Lite-On Acquisition shall have been consummated or shall be simultaneously consummated in accordance with the Lite-On Acquisition Related Documents (without giving effect to any amendment, modification, consent or waiver that would be materially adverse to the Lenders, without the prior written consent of the Administrative Agent and the Arrangers, which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld, delayed or conditioned), and in compliance in all material respects with all applicable Laws and regulatory approvals. As a result of the Lite-On Acquisition, Lite-On shall be a wholly-owned direct Subsidiary of Diodes Technologies Taiwan and a wholly-owned indirect Subsidiary of the Domestic Borrower.

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“Lite-On Acquisition Date” means the date on which the Lite-On Acquisition is consummated.

“Lite-On Acquisition Related Documents” means the Lite-On Acquisition Agreement and all other material documents related thereto or executed in connection therewith.

“Lite-On Indebtedness” means the Indebtedness of Lite-On outstanding prior to the Lite-On Acquisition and set forth on Schedule 1.01 (as modified by Supplemental Schedule 1.01 delivered to the Administrative Agent on or prior to the Lite-On Acquisition Date), the aggregate principal amount of which shall not exceed $150,000,000.

“Loan” means an extension of credit by a Lender to a Borrower under Article II in the form of a Revolving Credit Loan, a Swingline Loan, a Term Loan or, if applicable, any Incremental Term Loan.

“Loan Documents” means, collectively, (a) this Agreement, (b) the Notes, (c) the Guaranty, (d) the Collateral Documents, (e) the Fee Letters, (f) each Issuer Document (g) each Incremental Term Assumption Agreement and (h) all other certificates, agreements, documents and instruments executed and delivered, in each case, by or on behalf of any Loan Party pursuant to the foregoing (but specifically excluding any Secured Hedge Agreement or any Secured Cash Management Agreement); provided, however, that for purposes of Section 11.01, “Loan Documents” shall mean this Agreement, the Guaranty and the Collateral Documents.

“Loan Parties” means, collectively, the Borrowers and the Guarantors.

“London Banking Day” means any day on which dealings in Dollar deposits are conducted by and between banks in the London interbank eurodollar market.

“Mandatory Cost” means any amount incurred periodically by any Lender during the term of the Facility which constitutes fees, costs or charges imposed on lenders generally in the jurisdiction in which such Lender is domiciled, subject to regulation, or has its Facility Office by any Governmental Authority.

“Master Agreement” has the meaning specified in the definition of “Swap Contract.”

“Material Adverse Effect” means (a) a material adverse change in, or a material adverse effect upon, the operations, business, properties, liabilities (actual or contingent) or condition (financial or otherwise) of any Borrower or the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries taken as a whole; (b) a material impairment of the rights and remedies of the Administrative Agent or any Lender under any Loan Document, or of the ability of any Loan Party to perform its obligations under any Loan Document to which it is a party; or (c) a material adverse effect upon the legality, validity, binding effect or enforceability against any Loan Party of any Loan Document to which it is a party.

“Material Contract” means (i) all agreements, indentures or notes governing the terms of any Material Indebtedness, (ii) the Lite-On Acquisition Agreement and (iii) all other agreements, documents, leases, contracts, indentures and instruments for which a default, breach or termination thereof could reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.

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Material Indebtedness” means Indebtedness (other than the Loans and Letters of Credit), and obligations in respect of one or more Swap Contracts, of any one or more of the Loan Parties and their Subsidiaries in an aggregate principal amount exceeding $5,000,000. For purposes of determining Material Indebtedness, the “obligations” of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary in respect of any Swap Contract at any time shall be the maximum aggregate amount (giving effect to any netting agreements) that such Loan Party or such Subsidiary would be required to pay if such Swap Contract were terminated at such time.

“Material Real Property” means each parcel (or group of contiguous related parcels) of real property owned by the Domestic Borrower or any Subsidiary located within the United States with a book value equal to or greater than $5,000,000; all Material Real Property as of the Closing Date is identified on Schedule 5.08(c).

“Maturity Date” means (a) with respect to the Term Facility and the Revolving Credit Facility, May 29, 2023 and (b) with respect to any Incremental Term Facility, the maturity date set forth in the applicable Incremental Term Assumption Agreement for such Incremental Term Facility; provided, however, that, in each case, if such date is not a Business Day, the Maturity Date shall be the next preceding Business Day.

“Measurement Period” means, at any date of determination, the most recently completed four fiscal quarters of the Domestic Borrower.

“Minimum Collateral Amount” means, at any time, (a) with respect to Cash Collateral consisting of cash or deposit account balances provided to reduce or eliminate Fronting Exposure during the existence of a Defaulting Lender, an amount equal to 103% of the Fronting Exposure of all L/C Issuers with respect to Letters of Credit issued and outstanding at such time, (b) with respect to Cash Collateral consisting of cash or deposit account balances provided in accordance with the provisions of Section 2.15(a)(i), (a)(ii) or (a)(iii), an amount equal to 103% of the Outstanding Amount of all L/C Obligations, and (c) otherwise, an amount determined by the Administrative Agent and the L/C Issuers in their sole discretion.

“Moody’s” means Moody’s Investors Service, Inc. and any successor thereto.

“Multiemployer Plan” means any employee benefit plan of the type described in Section 4001(a)(3) of ERISA, to which any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate makes or is obligated to make contributions, or during the preceding five plan years, has made or been obligated to make contributions.

“Multiple Employer Plan” means a Plan which has two or more contributing sponsors (including any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate) at least two of whom are not under common control, as such a plan is described in Section 4064 of ERISA.

“Net Cash Proceeds” means the aggregate cash or Cash Equivalents proceeds received by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary in respect of any Disposition or Involuntary Disposition, or any Extraordinary Receipt, in each case net of (a) direct costs incurred in connection therewith (including, without limitation, legal, accounting and investment banking fees and sales commissions), (b) taxes paid

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or payable as a result thereof and any withholding taxes paid or payable in connection therewith or as a result of any intercompany transfer of such cash or Cash Equivalents, and (c) the amount necessary to retire any Indebtedness secured by a Permitted Lien; it being understood that “Net Cash Proceeds” shall include, without limitation, any cash or Cash Equivalents received upon the sale or other disposition of any non‑cash consideration received by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary in any Disposition or Involuntary Disposition.

“Non‑Consenting Lender” means any Lender that does not approve any consent, waiver or amendment that (a) requires the approval of all Lenders or all affected Lenders in accordance with the terms of Section 11.01 and (b) has been approved by the Required Lenders.

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

“Non‑LIBOR Quoted Currency” means any currency other than a LIBOR Quoted Currency.

“Non‑Public Lender” means (i) until the publication of an interpretation of "public" as referred to in the CRR by the competent authority/ies: an entity which (x) assumes existing rights and/or obligations vis‑à‑vis the Foreign Borrower, the value of which is at least €100,000 (or its equivalent in another currency), (y) provides repayable funds for an initial amount of at least €100,000 (or its equivalent in another currency) or (z) otherwise qualifies as not forming part of the public; and (ii) as soon as the interpretation of the term “public” as referred to in the CRR has been published by the relevant authority/ies: an entity which is not considered to form part of the public on the basis of such interpretation.

“Note” means an Initial Term Note, an Acquisition Draw Term Note, an Incremental Term Note or a Revolving Credit Note, as the context may require.

Notice of Additional L/C Issuer” means a certificate substantially the form of Exhibit J or any other form approved by the Administrative Agent.

“Notice of Loan Prepayment” means a notice of prepayment with respect to a Loan, which shall be substantially in the form of Exhibit G or such other form as may be approved by the Administrative Agent (including any form on an electronic platform or electronic transmission system as shall be approved by the Administrative Agent), appropriately completed and signed by a Responsible Officer of the applicable Borrower.

“NPL” means the National Priorities List under CERCLA.

“Obligations” means (a) all advances to, and debts, liabilities, obligations, covenants and duties of, any Loan Party arising under any Loan Document or otherwise with respect to any Loan, or Letter of Credit, Secured Cash Management Agreement or Secured Hedge Agreement and (b) all costs and expenses incurred in connection with enforcement and collection of the foregoing, including the fees, charges and disbursements of counsel, in each case whether direct or indirect (including those acquired by assumption), absolute or contingent, due or to become due, now existing or hereafter arising and including interest, expenses and fees that accrue after the commencement by or against any Loan Party or

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any Affiliate thereof of any proceeding under any Debtor Relief Laws naming such Person as the debtor in such proceeding, regardless of whether such interest, expenses and fees are allowed claims in such proceeding; provided that without limiting the foregoing, Obligations of a Loan Party shall exclude any Excluded Swap Obligations with respect to such Loan Party.

“OFAC” means the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the United States Department of the Treasury.

“Organization Documents” means, (a) with respect to any corporation, the charter or certificate or articles of incorporation and the bylaws (or equivalent or comparable constitutive documents with respect to any non‑U.S. jurisdiction); (b) with respect to any limited liability company, the certificate or articles of formation or organization and operating agreement (or equivalent or comparable constitutive documents with respect to any non‑U.S. jurisdiction); (c) with respect to a besloten vennootschap met beperkte aansprakelijkheid, the deed of incorporation and the articles of association and (d) with respect to any partnership, joint venture, trust or other form of business entity, the partnership, joint venture or other applicable agreement of formation or organization (or equivalent or comparable documents with respect to any non-U.S. jurisdiction) and any agreement, instrument, filing or notice with respect thereto filed in connection with its formation or organization with the applicable Governmental Authority in the jurisdiction of its formation or organization and, if applicable, any certificate or articles of formation or organization of such entity (or equivalent or comparable documents with respect to any non-U.S. jurisdiction).

“Other Connection Taxes” means, with respect to any Recipient, Taxes imposed as a result of a present or former connection between such Recipient and the jurisdiction imposing such Tax (other than connections arising from such Recipient having executed, delivered, become a party to, performed its obligations under, received payments under, received or perfected a security interest under, engaged in any other transaction pursuant to or enforced any Loan Document, or sold or assigned an interest in any Loan or Loan Document).

“Other Taxes” means all present or future stamp, court or documentary, intangible, recording, filing or similar Taxes that arise from any payment made under, from the execution, delivery, performance, enforcement or registration of, from the receipt or perfection of a security interest under, or otherwise with respect to, any Loan Document, except any such Taxes that are Other Connection Taxes imposed with respect to an assignment (other than an assignment made pursuant to Section 3.06).

“Outstanding Amount” means (a) with respect to Revolving Credit Loans, Term Loans and Swingline Loans on any date, the Dollar Equivalent amount of the aggregate outstanding principal amount thereof after giving effect to any borrowings and prepayments or repayments of such Revolving Credit Loans, Term Loans and Swingline Loans, as the case may be, occurring on such date, (b) with respect to Incremental Term Loans on any date, the aggregate outstanding principal amount thereof after giving effect to any borrowings and prepayments or repayments of Incremental Term Loans occurring on such date and (c) with respect to any L/C Obligations on any date, the Dollar Equivalent amount of the aggregate outstanding amount of such L/C Obligations on such date after giving effect to any L/C Credit Extension occurring on such date and any other changes in the aggregate amount of the L/C Obligations as of such date, including as a result of any reimbursements of Unreimbursed Amounts.

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“Outstanding Term Loan Obligations” has the meaning specified in Section 2.01(a)(i).

“Overnight Rate” means, for any day, (a) with respect to any amount denominated in Dollars, the greater of (i) the Federal Funds Rate and (ii) an overnight rate determined by the Administrative Agent, the L/C Issuers, or the Swingline Lender, as the case may be, in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation, and (b) with respect to any amount denominated in an Alternative Currency, an overnight rate determined by the Administrative Agent or the Alternative Currency L/C Issuer, as the case may be, in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation.

“Participant” has the meaning specified in Section 11.06(d).

“Participant Register” has the meaning specified in Section 11.06(d).

“Participating Member State” means any member state of the European Union that adopts or has adopted the Euro as its lawful currency in accordance with legislation of the European Union relating to Economic and Monetary Union.

“PBGC” means the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.

“Pension Act” means the Pension Protection Act of 2006.

“Pension Funding Rules” means the rules of the Code and ERISA regarding minimum required contributions (including any installment payment thereof) to Pension Plans and Multiemployer Plans and set forth in, with respect to plan years ending prior to the effective date of the Pension Act, Section 412 of the Code and Section 302 of ERISA, each as in effect prior to the Pension Act and, thereafter, Section 412, 430, 431, 432 and 436 of the Code and Sections 302, 303, 304 and 305 of ERISA.

“Pension Plan” means any employee pension benefit plan (other than a Multiemployer Plan) that is maintained or is contributed to by the Domestic Borrower and any ERISA Affiliate and is either covered by Title IV of ERISA or is subject to the minimum funding standards under Section 412 of the Code.

Permitted Acquisition” means the purchase or other acquisition of all of the Equity Interests in, or all or substantially all of the property of, any Person that, upon the consummation thereof, will be wholly‑owned directly by the Domestic Borrower or one or more of its wholly‑owned Subsidiaries (including as a result of a merger or consolidation), in each case by a Loan Party in accordance with Section 7.03(g). The Lite-On Acquisition shall be deemed a “Permitted Acquisition.”

“Permitted Liens” has the meaning set forth in Section 7.01.

Permitted Receivables Facility” means, with respect to Diodes Taiwan SARL or any Subsidiary of the Domestic Borrower organized under the laws of a jurisdiction in Asia, any factoring or accounts receivables financing facilities of Diodes Taiwan SARL or such Subsidiary, as applicable; provided that no portion of the indebtedness or any other obligations (contingent or otherwise) under such Permitted Receivables Facility (i) shall be guaranteed by any Borrower or any Subsidiary of a Borrower, (ii) shall be recourse to or obligate any Borrower or any Subsidiary of a Borrower (other than the Subsidiary having

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entered into such Permitted Receivables Facility) in any way or (iii) shall subject any property or asset of any Borrower or any Subsidiary of a Borrower (other than the Subsidiary having entered into such Permitted Receivables Facility), directly or indirectly, contingently or otherwise, to the satisfaction thereof.

“Person” means any natural person, corporation, limited liability company, trust, joint venture, association, company, partnership, Governmental Authority or other entity.

“Plan” means any employee benefit plan within the meaning of Section 3(3) of ERISA (including a Pension Plan), maintained for employees of the Domestic Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate or any such Plan to which the Domestic Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate is required to contribute on behalf of any of its employees.

“Platform” has the meaning specified in Section 6.02.

“Pledged Debt” has the meaning specified in the Collateral Agreement.

“Pledged Equity” has the meaning specified in the Collateral Agreement.

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

“Public Lender” has the meaning specified in Section 6.02.

“Qualified ECP Guarantor” means, at any time, each Loan Party with total assets exceeding $10,000,000 or that qualifies at such time as an “eligible contract participant” under the Commodity Exchange Act and can cause another Person to qualify as an “eligible contract participant” at such time under Section 1a(18)(A)(v)(II) of the Commodity Exchange Act.

Qualified Securitization Transaction” means any transaction or series of transactions entered into by the Domestic Borrower or a Subsidiary of the Domestic Borrower and designated by the Domestic Borrower as a Qualified Securitization Transaction, pursuant to which the Domestic Borrower or such Subsidiary (including an Excluded Securitization Subsidiary) may sell, convey or otherwise transfer to (i) any Excluded Securitization Subsidiary or (ii) any other Person (in the case of a transfer by an Excluded Securitization Subsidiary), or may grant a security interest in, any Securitization Assets (whether now existing or arising in the future) of a Loan Party or other Subsidiary of the Domestic Borrower, and any assets related thereto, including all collateral securing such Securitization Assets, all contracts and all guarantees or other obligations in respect of such Securitization Assets, and proceeds of such Securitization Assets and other assets that are customarily transferred, or in respect of which security interests are customarily granted, in connection with asset securitization transactions involving such types of assets; provided that no portion of the indebtedness or any other obligations (contingent or otherwise) under such Qualified Securitization Transaction (i) shall be guaranteed by any Borrower or any Subsidiary of a Borrower, (ii) shall be recourse to or obligate any Borrower or any Subsidiary of a Borrower (other than an Excluded Securitization Subsidiary) in any way (subject solely to the customary satisfaction of Standard Securitization Undertakings in a Qualified Securitization Transaction) or (iii) shall subject any property or asset of any Borrower or any Subsidiary of a Borrower (other than an

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Excluded Securitization Subsidiary), directly or indirectly, contingently or otherwise, to the satisfaction thereof (subject solely to the customary satisfaction of Standard Securitization Undertakings in a Qualified Securitization Transaction). Any such designation shall be evidenced to the Administrative Agent by delivering to the Administrative Agent written notice of such Qualified Securitization Transaction promptly upon effectiveness certifying that such designation and transaction complied with the foregoing conditions, completed and signed by a Responsible Officer on behalf of the Domestic Borrower and such Excluded Securitization Subsidiary.

“Rate Determination Date” means two (2) Business Days prior to the commencement of such Interest Period (or such other day as is generally treated as the rate fixing day by market practice in such interbank market, as determined by the Administrative Agent; provided that to the extent such market practice is not administratively feasible for the Administrative Agent, then “Rate Determination Date” means such other day as otherwise reasonably determined by the Administrative Agent).

“Recipient” means the Administrative Agent, any Lender, any L/C Issuer or any other recipient of any payment to be made by or on account of any obligation of any Loan Party hereunder.

“Register” has the meaning specified in Section 11.06(c).

“Related Parties” means, with respect to any Person, such Person’s Affiliates and the partners, directors, officers, employees, agents, trustees, administrators, managers, advisors and representatives of such Person and of such Person’s Affiliates.

“Removal Effective Date” has the meaning specified in Section 9.06(b).

“Reportable Event” means any of the events set forth in Section 4043(c) of ERISA, other than events for which the 30 day notice period has been waived.

“Request for Credit Extension” means (a) with respect to a Borrowing, conversion or continuation of Term Loans, Incremental Term Loans or Revolving Credit Loans, a Committed Loan Notice, (b) with respect to an L/C Credit Extension, a Letter of Credit Application, and (c) with respect to a Swingline Loan, a Swingline Loan Notice.

“Required Incremental Term Lenders” means, as of any date of determination, with respect to any Incremental Term Facility, Incremental Term Lenders holding more than 50% of such Incremental Term Facility on such date.  The portion of any Incremental Term Facility held by any Defaulting Lender shall be disregarded in determining Required Incremental Term Lenders at any time.

“Required Lenders” means, as of any date of determination, Lenders holding more than 50% of the sum of the (a) Total Outstandings (with the aggregate amount of each Revolving Credit Lender’s risk participation and funded participation in L/C Obligations and Swingline Loans being deemed “held” by such Revolving Credit Lender for purposes of this definition), (b) aggregate unused Revolving Credit Commitments, (c) aggregate unused Acquisition Draw Term Commitments, if any and (d) aggregate unused Incremental Term Commitments, if any.  The Total Outstandings of any Defaulting Lender shall be disregarded in determining Required Lenders at any time; provided that, the amount of any participation in any Swingline Loan and Unreimbursed Amounts that such Defaulting Lender has failed to

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fund that have not been reallocated to and funded by another Lender shall be deemed to be held by the Lender that is the Swingline Lender or applicable L/C Issuer, as the case may be, in making such determination.

“Required Revolving Lenders” means, as of any date of determination, Revolving Credit Lenders holding more than 50% of the sum of the (a) Total Revolving Credit Outstandings (with the aggregate amount of each Revolving Credit Lender’s risk participation and funded participation in L/C Obligations and Swingline Loans being deemed “held” by such Revolving Credit Lender for purposes of this definition) and (b) aggregate unused Revolving Credit Commitments.  The unused Revolving Credit Commitment of, and the portion of the Total Outstandings of any Defaulting Lender shall be disregarded in determining Required Revolving Lenders at any time; provided that, the amount of any participation in any Swingline Loan and Unreimbursed Amounts that such Defaulting Lender has failed to fund that have not been reallocated to and funded by another Lender shall be deemed to be held by the Lender that is the Swingline Lender or applicable L/C Issuer, as the case may be, in making such determination.

“Required Term Lenders” means, as of any date of determination, with respect to the Term Facility, Term Lenders holding more than 50% of such Term Facility on such date.  The portion of the Term Facility held by any Defaulting Lender shall be disregarded in determining Required Term Lenders at any time.

“Resignation Effective Date” has the meaning specified in Section 9.06(a).

Resolution Authority” means an EEA Resolution Authority or, with respect to any UK Financial Institution, a UK Resolution Authority.

“Responsible Officer” means the chief executive officer, president, chief financial officer, treasurer, assistant treasurer or controller of a Loan Party, solely for purposes of the delivery of incumbency certificates pursuant to Section 4.01, the secretary or any assistant secretary of a Loan Party and, solely for purposes of notices given pursuant to Article II, any other officer or employee of the applicable Loan Party so designated by any of the foregoing officers in a notice to the Administrative Agent or any other officer or employee of the applicable Loan Party designated in or pursuant to an agreement between the applicable Loan Party and the Administrative Agent.  Any document delivered hereunder that is signed by a Responsible Officer of a Loan Party shall be conclusively presumed to have been authorized by all necessary corporate, partnership and/or other action on the part of such Loan Party and such Responsible Officer shall be conclusively presumed to have acted on behalf of such Loan Party.  In the case of any Loan Party that is organized under the laws of the Netherlands, a “Responsible Officer” means any management board members duly authorized to represent such Loan Party or any other authorized officer of the applicable Loan Party or any other person that is designated in a notice to the Administrative Agent as an authorized representative of any Loan Party that is organized under the laws of the Netherlands.  To the extent requested by the Administrative Agent, each Responsible Officer will provide an incumbency certificate and to the extent requested by the Administrative Agent, appropriate authorization documentation, in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.

“Restricted Payment” means any dividend or other distribution (whether in cash, securities or other property) with respect to any capital stock or other Equity Interest of the Domestic Borrower or any Subsidiary, or any payment (whether in cash, securities or other property), including any sinking fund or

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similar deposit, on account of the purchase, redemption, retirement, acquisition, cancellation or termination of any such capital stock or other Equity Interest, or on account of any return of capital to the Domestic Borrower’s stockholders, partners or members (or the equivalent Person thereof).

“Revaluation Date” means, (a) with respect to any Revolving Credit Loan, each of the following: (i) each date of a Borrowing of a Eurocurrency Rate Loan denominated in an Alternative Currency, (ii) each date of a continuation of a Eurocurrency Rate Loan denominated in an Alternative Currency pursuant to Section 2.02, and (iii) such additional dates as the Administrative Agent shall determine or the Required Lenders shall require; and (b) with respect to any Letter of Credit, each of the following: (i) each date of issuance, amendment and/or extension of a Letter of Credit denominated in an Alternative Currency, (ii) each date of any payment by the Alternative Currency L/C Issuer under any Letter of Credit denominated in an Alternative Currency, and (iii) such additional dates as the Administrative Agent or the Alternative Currency L/C Issuer shall determine or the Required Lenders shall require.

“Revolving Credit Borrowing” means a borrowing consisting of simultaneous Revolving Credit Loans of the same Type and, in the case of Eurocurrency Rate Loans, having the same Interest Period made by each of the Revolving Credit Lenders pursuant to Section 2.01(b).

“Revolving Credit Commitment” means, as to each Revolving Credit Lender, its obligation to (a) make Revolving Credit Loans to the Borrowers pursuant to Section 2.01(b), (b) purchase participations in L/C Obligations, and (c) purchase participations in Swingline Loans, in an aggregate principal amount at any one time outstanding not to exceed the amount set forth opposite such Lender’s name on Schedule 2.01 under the caption “Revolving Credit Commitment” or opposite such caption in the Assignment and Assumption pursuant to which such Lender becomes a party hereto, as applicable, as such amount may be adjusted from time to time in accordance with this Agreement.  The Revolving Credit Commitment of all Revolving Credit Lenders on the Closing Date shall be $150,000,000.

“Revolving Credit Exposure” means, as to any Lender at any time, the aggregate principal amount at such time of its outstanding Revolving Credit Loans and such Lender’s participation in L/C Obligations and Swingline Loans at such time.

“Revolving Credit Facility” means, at any time, the aggregate amount of the Revolving Credit Lenders’ Revolving Credit Commitments at such time.

“Revolving Credit Lender” means, at any time, (a) so long as any Revolving Credit Commitment is in effect, any Lender that has a Revolving Credit Commitment at such time or (b) if the Revolving Credit Commitments have terminated or expired, any Lender that has a Revolving Credit Loan or a participation in L/C Obligations or Swingline Loans at such time.

“Revolving Credit Loan” has the meaning specified in Section 2.01(b).

“Revolving Credit Note” means a promissory note made by a Borrower in favor of a Revolving Credit Lender evidencing Revolving Credit Loans or Swingline Loans, as the case may be, made by such Revolving Credit Lender, substantially in the form of Exhibit C‑4.

“Revolving Credit Increase Effective Date” has the meaning specified in Section 2.17(d).

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“S&P” means Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC, a subsidiary of S&P Global Inc., and any successor thereto.

“Same Day Funds” means (a) with respect to disbursements and payments in Dollars, immediately available funds, and (b) with respect to disbursements and payments in an Alternative Currency, same day or other funds as may be determined by the Administrative Agent or the Alternative Currency L/C Issuer, as the case may be, to be customary in the place of disbursement or payment for the settlement of international banking transactions in the relevant Alternative Currency.

“Sanction(s)” means any sanction administered or enforced by the United States Government (including, without limitation, OFAC), the United Nations Security Council, the European Union, Her Majesty’s Treasury (“HMT”) or other relevant sanctions authority.

“SEC” means the Securities and Exchange Commission, or any Governmental Authority succeeding to any of its principal functions.

“Secured Cash Management Agreement” means any Cash Management Agreement that is entered into by and between any Loan Party and any Cash Management Bank.

“Secured Hedge Agreement” means any Swap Contract permitted under Article VI or VII that is entered into by and between any Loan Party and any Hedge Bank.

Secured Party Designation Notice” means a notice from any Lender or an Affiliate of a Lender substantially in the form of Exhibit H.

“Secured Parties” means, collectively, the Administrative Agent, the Lenders (including Designated Lenders), the L/C Issuers, the Hedge Banks, the Cash Management Banks, each co‑agent or sub‑agent appointed by the Administrative Agent from time to time pursuant to Section 9.05, and the other Persons the Obligations owing to which are or are purported to be secured by the Collateral under the terms of the Collateral Documents.

Securitization Assets” means accounts, payments, receivables, rights to future lease or loan payments or residuals or similar rights to payment, and related rights or assets.

Securitization Transaction” means, with respect to any Person, any financing transaction or series of financing transactions (including, without limitation, factoring arrangements and Qualified Securitization Transactions) pursuant to which such Person or any Subsidiary of such Person may sell, convey or otherwise transfer, or grant a security interest in, Securitization Assets to a special purpose subsidiary or affiliate of such Person (including, without limitation, an Excluded Securitization Subsidiary).

“Solvent” and “Solvency” mean, with respect to any Person on any date of determination, that on such date (a) the fair value of the property of such Person is greater than the total amount of liabilities, including contingent liabilities, of such Person, (b) the present fair saleable value of the assets of such Person is not less than the amount that will be required to pay the probable liability of such Person on its debts as they become absolute and matured, (c) such Person does not intend to, and does not believe that

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it will, incur debts or liabilities beyond such Person’s ability to pay such debts and liabilities as they mature, (d) such Person is not engaged in business or a transaction, and is not about to engage in business or a transaction, for which such Person’s property would constitute an unreasonably small capital, and (e) such Person is able to pay its debts and liabilities, contingent obligations and other commitments as they mature in the ordinary course of business.  The amount of contingent liabilities at any time shall be computed as the amount that, in the light of all the facts and circumstances existing at such time, represents the amount that can reasonably be expected to become an actual or matured liability.

“Special Notice Currency” means at any time an Alternative Currency, other than the currency of a country that is a member of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development at such time located in North America or Europe.

“Specified Loan Party” means any Loan Party that is not then an “eligible contract participant” under the Commodity Exchange Act (determined prior to giving effect to Section 10.10).

Standard Securitization Undertakings” means those representations, warranties, covenants and indemnities entered into by the Loan Parties or any Excluded Securitization Subsidiary which are customary in securitization transactions of a comparable size involving similar Securitization Assets in the jurisdictions applicable to such transactions.

“Sterling” and “£” mean the lawful currency of the United Kingdom.

“Subsidiary” of a Person means a corporation, partnership, joint venture, limited liability company or other business entity of which a majority of the shares of securities or other interests having ordinary voting power and/or the power for the election of the majority of the directors or other governing body (other than securities or interests having such power only by reason of the happening of a contingency) are at the time beneficially owned, or the management of which is otherwise controlled (pursuant to an agreement or otherwise), directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, or both, by such Person.  Unless otherwise specified, all references herein to a “Subsidiary” or to “Subsidiaries” shall refer to a Subsidiary or Subsidiaries of the Domestic Borrower.

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

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“Swap Obligations” means with respect to any Loan Party any obligation to pay or perform under any agreement, contract or transaction that constitutes a “swap” within the meaning of Section 1a(47) of the Commodity Exchange Act.

“Swap Termination Value” means, in respect of any one or more Swap Contracts, after taking into account the effect of any legally enforceable netting agreement relating to such Swap Contracts, (a) for any date on or after the date such Swap Contracts have been closed out and termination value(s) determined in accordance therewith, such termination value(s), and (b) for any date prior to the date referenced in clause (a), the amount(s) determined as the mark‑to‑market value(s) for such Swap Contracts, as determined based upon one or more mid‑market or other readily available quotations provided by any recognized dealer in such Swap Contracts (which may include a Lender or any Affiliate of a Lender).

“Swingline Borrowing” means a borrowing of a Swingline Loan pursuant to Section 2.04.

Swingline Commitment” means, as to any Lender (a) the amount set forth opposite such Lender’s name on Schedule 2.01 hereof or (b) if such Lender has entered into an Assignment and Assumption or has otherwise assumed a Swingline Commitment after the Closing Date, the amount set forth for such Lender as its Swingline Commitment in the Register maintained by the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 11.06(c).

“Swingline Lender” means Bank of America in its capacity as provider of Swingline Loans, or any successor swingline lender hereunder.

“Swingline Loan” has the meaning specified in Section 2.04(a).

“Swingline Loan Notice” means a notice of a Swingline Borrowing pursuant to Section 2.04(b), which shall be substantially in the form of Exhibit B or such other form as approved by the Administrative Agent (including any form on an electronic platform or electronic transmission system as shall be approved by the Administrative Agent), appropriately completed and signed by a Responsible Officer of the applicable Borrower.

“Swingline Sublimit” means an amount equal to the lesser of (a) $20,000,000 and (b) the Revolving Credit Facility.  The Swingline Sublimit is part of, and not in addition to, the Revolving Credit Facility.

“Synthetic Lease 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).  

TARGET2” means the Trans-European Automated Real-time Gross Settlement Express Transfer payment system which utilizes a single shared platform and which was launched on November 19, 2007.

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TARGET Day” means any day on which TARGET2 (or, if such payment system ceases to be operative, such other payment system, if any, determined by the Administrative Agent to be a suitable replacement) is open for the settlement of payments in Euro.

“Taxes” means all present or future taxes, levies, imposts, duties, deductions, withholdings (including backup withholding), assessments, fees or other charges imposed by any Governmental Authority, including any interest, additions to tax or penalties applicable thereto.

“Term Borrowing” means a borrowing consisting of simultaneous Term Loans of the same Type and, in the case of Eurocurrency Rate Loans, having the same Interest Period made by each of the Term Lenders pursuant to Article II.

“Term Facility” means, at any time, (a) during the Acquisition Draw Term Availability Period, the sum of the Initial Term Loans at such time, the Acquisition Draw Term Loans at such time and the aggregate amount of the unused Acquisition Draw Term Commitment at such time and (b) thereafter, the aggregate principal amount of the Term Loans of all Term Lenders outstanding at such time.

“Term Lender” means (a) at any time during the Acquisition Draw Term Availability Period, any Lender that has an Acquisition Draw Term Commitment at such time or holds Initial Term Loans or Acquisition Draw Term Loans at such time and (b) thereafter, any Lender that holds Term Loans at such time.

“Term Loans” has the meaning specified in Section 2.01(a)(ii).

“TFSS Investment” means the investment to be made by the U.S. Borrower in TF Semiconductor Solutions Inc. in the form of a secured revolving credit loan in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $3,000,000.

“Threshold Amount” means $5,000,000.

“Total Outstandings” means the aggregate Outstanding Amount of all Loans and all L/C Obligations.

“Total Revolving Credit Outstandings” means the aggregate Outstanding Amount of all Revolving Credit Loans, Swingline Loans and L/C Obligations.

Transaction” means, collectively, (a) the entering into by the Loan Parties and their applicable Subsidiaries of the Loan Documents to which they are or are intended to be a party, (b) the consummation of the Lite-On Acquisition, (c) the entering into by the Loan Parties and their applicable Subsidiaries of the Lite-On Acquisition Related Documents to which they are or are intended to be a party and (d) the payment of the fees and expenses incurred in connection with the consummation of the foregoing.

“Type” means, with respect to a Loan, its character as a Base Rate Loan or a Eurocurrency Rate Loan.

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“UCC” means the Uniform Commercial Code as in effect in the State of New York; provided that, if perfection or the effect of perfection or non‑perfection or the priority of any security interest in any Collateral is governed by the Uniform Commercial Code as in effect in a jurisdiction other than the State of New York, “UCC” means the Uniform Commercial Code as in effect from time to time in such other jurisdiction for purposes of the provisions hereof relating to such perfection, effect of perfection or non‑perfection or priority.

“UCP” means, with respect to any Letter of Credit, the Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits, International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC”) Publication No. 600 (or such later version thereof as may be in effect at the time of issuance).

UK Financial Institution” means any BRRD Undertaking (as such term is defined under the PRA Rulebook (as amended from time to time) promulgated by the United Kingdom Prudential Regulation Authority) or any person subject to IFPRU 11.6 of the FCA Handbook (as amended from time to time) promulgated by the United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority, which includes certain credit institutions and investment firms, and certain affiliates of such credit institutions or investment firms.

UK Resolution Authority” means the Bank of England or any other public administrative authority having responsibility for the resolution of any UK Financial Institution.

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

“Unreimbursed Amount” has the meaning specified in Section 2.03(c)(i).

“U.S. Loan Party” means any Loan Party that is organized under the laws of one of the states of the United States of America.

“U.S. Person” means any Person that is a “United States Person” as defined in Section 7701(a)(30) of the Code.

“U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate” has the meaning specified in Section 3.01(e)(ii)(B)(III).

Withholding Agent” means each Loan Party and the Administrative Agent.

“Write‑Down and Conversion Powers” means, (a) with respect to any EEA Resolution Authority, the write‑down and conversion powers of such EEA Resolution Authority from time to time under the Bail‑In Legislation for the applicable EEA Member Country, which write‑down and conversion powers are described in the EU Bail‑In Legislation Schedule, and (b) with respect to the United Kingdom, any powers of the applicable Resolution Authority under the Bail-In Legislation to cancel, reduce, modify or change the form of a liability of any UK Financial Institution or any contract or instrument under which that liability arises, to convert all or part of that liability into shares, securities or obligations of that person or any other person, to provide that any such contract or instrument is to have effect as if a right had been exercised under it or to suspend any obligation in respect of that liability or any of the powers under that Bail-In Legislation that are related to or ancillary to any of those powers.

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Other Interpretive Provisions

.  With reference to this Agreement and each other Loan Document, unless otherwise specified herein or in such other Loan Document:

(a)The definitions of terms herein shall apply equally to the singular and plural forms of the terms defined.  Whenever the context may require, any pronoun shall include the corresponding masculine, feminine and neuter forms.  The words “include,” “includes” and “including” shall be deemed to be followed by the phrase “without limitation.”  The word “will” shall be construed to have the same meaning and effect as the word “shall.”  Unless the context requires otherwise, (i) any definition of or reference to any agreement, instrument or other document (including the Loan Documents and any Organization Document) shall be construed as referring to such agreement, instrument or other document as from time to time amended, amended and restated, modified, extended, restated, replaced or supplemented from time to time (subject to any restrictions on such amendments, supplements or modifications set forth herein or in any other Loan Document), (ii) any reference herein to any Person shall be construed to include such Person’s successors and assigns, (iii) the words “hereto,” “herein,” “hereof” and “hereunder,” and words of similar import when used in any Loan Document, shall be construed to refer to such Loan Document in its entirety and not to any particular provision thereof, (iv) all references in a Loan Document to Articles, Sections, Preliminary Statements, Exhibits and Schedules shall be construed to refer to Articles and Sections of, and Preliminary Statements, Exhibits and Schedules to, the Loan Document in which such references appear, (v) any reference to any law shall include all statutory and regulatory rules, regulations, orders and provisions consolidating, amending, replacing or interpreting such law and any reference to any law or regulation shall, unless otherwise specified, refer to such law or regulation as amended, modified, extended, restated, replaced or supplemented from time to time, and (vi) the words “asset” and “property” shall be construed to have the same meaning and effect and to refer to any and all tangible and intangible assets and properties, including cash, securities, accounts and contract rights.  Any and all references to “Borrower” regardless of whether preceded by the term a, any, each of, all, and/or, or any other similar term shall be deemed to refer, as the context requires, to each and every (and/or any one or all) parties constituting a Borrower, individually and/or in the aggregate.

(b)In the computation of periods of time from a specified date to a later specified date, the word “from” means “from and including;” the words “to” and “until” each mean “to but excluding;” and the word “through” means “to and including.”

(c)Section headings herein and in the other Loan Documents are included for convenience of reference only and shall not affect the interpretation of this Agreement or any other Loan Document.

(d)English language words used in this Agreement to describe Netherlands law concepts intend to describe such concepts only and the consequences of the use of those words in English law or any other foreign law are to be disregarded.

(e)Any reference herein to a merger, transfer, consolidation, amalgamation, assignment, sale, disposition, distribution, dividend, investment or transfer, or similar term, shall be deemed to apply to a division of or by a limited liability company, or an allocation of assets to

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a series of a limited liability company (or the unwinding of such a division or allocation), as if it were a merger, transfer, consolidation, amalgamation, assignment, sale, disposition, distribution, dividend, investment or transfer, or similar term, as applicable, to, of or with a separate Person. Any division of a limited liability company shall constitute a separate Person hereunder (and each division of any limited liability company that is a Subsidiary, joint venture or any other like term shall also constitute such a Person or entity).

Section 1.03.Accounting Terms.

(a)Generally.  All accounting terms not specifically or completely defined herein shall be construed in conformity with, and all financial data (including financial ratios and other financial calculations) required to be submitted pursuant to this Agreement shall be prepared in conformity with, GAAP applied on a consistent basis, as in effect from time to time, applied in a manner consistent with that used in preparing the Audited Financial Statements, except as otherwise specifically prescribed herein.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, for purposes of determining compliance with any covenant (including the computation of any financial covenant) contained herein, (i) Indebtedness of the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries shall be deemed to be carried at 100% of the outstanding principal amount thereof, and the effects of FASB ASC 825 on financial liabilities shall be disregarded, (ii) all liability amounts shall be determined excluding any liability relating to any operating lease, all asset amounts shall be determined excluding any right-of-use assets relating to any operating lease, all amortization amounts shall be determined excluding any amortization of a right-of-use asset relating to any operating lease, and all interest amounts shall be determined excluding any deemed interest  comprising a portion of fixed rent payable under any operating lease, in each case to the extent that such liability, asset, amortization or interest pertains to an operating lease under which the covenantor or a member of its consolidated group is the lessee and would not have been accounted for as such under GAAP as in effect on December 31, 2015 and (iii) all terms of an accounting or financial nature used herein shall be construed, and all computations of amounts and ratios referred to herein shall be made, without giving effect to any election under FASB ASC Topic 825 “Financial Instruments” (or any other financial accounting standard having a similar result or effect) to value any Indebtedness of the Borrowers or any Subsidiary at “fair value”, as defined therein. For purposes of determining the amount of any outstanding Indebtedness, no effect shall be given to (x) any election by the Borrowers to measure an item of Indebtedness using fair value (as permitted by Financial Accounting Standards Board Accounting Standards Codification 825–10–25 (formerly known as FASB 159) or any similar accounting standard) or (y) any change in accounting for leases pursuant to GAAP resulting from the implementation of Financial Accounting Standards Board ASU No. 2016–02, Leases (Topic 842), to the extent such adoption would require recognition of a lease liability where such lease (or similar arrangement) would not have required a lease liability under GAAP as in effect on December 31, 2015.

(b)Changes in GAAP.  If at any time any change in GAAP (including the adoption of IFRS) would affect the computation of any financial ratio or requirement set forth in any Loan Document, and either the Domestic Borrower or the Required Lenders shall so request, the Administrative Agent, the Lenders and the Domestic 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 Required Lenders); provided that, until so amended, (i) such ratio or requirement shall continue to be computed in accordance with GAAP prior to such change therein and (ii) the Domestic Borrower shall provide to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders financial statements and other documents required

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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.

Rounding

.  Any financial ratios required to be maintained by the Borrowers pursuant to this Agreement shall be calculated by dividing the appropriate component by the other component, carrying the result to one place more than the number of places by which such ratio is expressed herein and rounding the result up or down to the nearest number (with a rounding‑up if there is no nearest number).

Exchange Rates; Currency Equivalents

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(a)The Administrative Agent or the L/C Issuers, as applicable, shall determine the Dollar Equivalent amounts of Credit Extensions and Outstanding Amounts denominated in Alternative Currencies. Such Dollar Equivalent shall become effective as of such Revaluation Date and shall be the Dollar Equivalent of such amounts until the next Revaluation Date to occur. Except for purposes of financial statements delivered by Loan Parties hereunder or calculating financial covenants hereunder or except as otherwise provided herein, the applicable amount of any currency (other than Dollars) for purposes of the Loan Documents shall be such Dollar Equivalent amount as so determined by the Administrative Agent or the L/C Issuers, as applicable.

(b)Wherever in this Agreement in connection with a Borrowing, conversion, continuation or prepayment of a Eurocurrency Rate Loan or the issuance, amendment or extension of a Letter of Credit, an amount, such as a required minimum or multiple amount, is expressed in Dollars, but such Borrowing, Eurocurrency Rate Loan or Letter of Credit is denominated in an Alternative Currency, such amount shall be the relevant Alternative Currency Equivalent of such Dollar amount (rounded to the nearest unit of such Alternative Currency, with 0.5 of a unit being rounded upward), as determined by the Administrative Agent or the Alternative Currency L/C Issuer, as the case may be.

(c)The Administrative Agent does not warrant, nor accept responsibility, nor shall the Administrative Agent have any liability with respect to the administration, submission or any other matter related to the rates in the definition of “Eurocurrency Rate” or with respect to any rate that is an alternative or replacement for or successor to any of such rate (including, without limitation, any LIBOR Successor Rate) or the effect of any of the foregoing, or of any LIBOR Successor Rate Conforming Changes.

Additional Alternative Currencies

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(a)The Domestic Borrower may from time to time request that Eurocurrency Rate Loans be made and/or Letters of Credit be issued in a currency other than those specifically listed in the definition of “Alternative Currency”; provided that (i) such requested currency is an Eligible Currency and (ii) such requested currency shall only be treated as a “LIBOR Quoted Currency” to the extent that there is published LIBOR rate for such currency. In the case of any such request with respect to the making of Eurocurrency Rate Loans, such request shall be subject to the approval of the Administrative Agent and each Lender with a Commitment under which such currency is requested to be made available; and in the case of any such request with respect to the issuance of Letters of Credit, such request shall be subject to the approval of the Administrative Agent and the Alternative Currency L/C Issuer.

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(b)Any such request shall be made to the Administrative Agent not later than 11:00 a.m., twenty (20) Business Days prior to the date of the desired Credit Extension (or such other time or date as may be agreed by the Administrative Agent and, in the case of any such request pertaining to Letters of Credit, the Alternative Currency L/C Issuer, in each case in its sole discretion). In the case of any such request pertaining to Eurocurrency Rate Loans, the Administrative Agent shall promptly notify each Appropriate Lender thereof; and in the case of any such request pertaining to Letters of Credit, the Administrative Agent shall promptly notify the Alternative Currency L/C Issuer thereof. Each Appropriate Lender (in the case of any such request pertaining to Eurocurrency Rate Loans) or the Alternative Currency L/C Issuer (in the case of a request pertaining to Letters of Credit) shall notify the Administrative Agent, not later than 11:00 a.m., ten (10) Business Days after receipt of such request whether it consents, in its sole discretion, to the making of Eurocurrency Rate Loans or the issuance of Letters of Credit, as the case may be, in such requested currency.

(c)Any failure by a Lender or the Alternative Currency L/C Issuer, as the case may be, to respond to such request within the time period specified in the preceding sentence shall be deemed to be a refusal by such Lender or the Alternative Currency L/C Issuer, as the case may be, to permit Eurocurrency Rate Loans to be made or Letters of Credit to be issued in such requested currency. If the Administrative Agent and all the Appropriate Lenders consent to making Eurocurrency Rate Loans in such requested currency and the Administrative Agent and such Lenders reasonably determine that an appropriate interest rate is available to be used for such requested currency, the Administrative Agent shall so notify the Domestic Borrower and (i) the Administrative Agent and such Lenders may amend the definition of Eurocurrency Rate for any Non-LIBOR Quoted Currency to the extent necessary to add the applicable Eurocurrency Rate for such currency and (ii) to the extent the definition of Eurocurrency Rate reflects the appropriate interest rate for such currency or has been amended to reflect the appropriate rate for such currency, such currency shall thereupon be deemed for all purposes to be an Alternative Currency for purposes of any Borrowings of Eurocurrency Rate Loans. If the Administrative Agent and the Alternative Currency L/C Issuer consent to the issuance of Letters of Credit in such requested currency, the Administrative Agent shall so notify the Domestic Borrower and (i) the Administrative Agent and the Alternative Currency L/C Issuer may amend the definition of Eurocurrency Rate for any Non-LIBOR Quoted Currency to the extent necessary to add the applicable Eurocurrency Rate for such currency and (ii) to the extent the definition of Eurocurrency Rate reflects the appropriate interest rate for such currency or has been amended to reflect the appropriate rate for such currency, such currency shall thereupon be deemed for all purposes to be an Alternative Currency, for purposes of any Letter of Credit issuances. If the Administrative Agent shall fail to obtain consent to any request for an additional currency under this Section 1.06, the Administrative Agent shall promptly so notify the Domestic Borrower.

Change of Currency

.  (a) Each obligation of the Borrowers to make a payment denominated in the national currency unit of any member state of the European Union that adopts the Euro as its lawful currency after the date hereof shall be redenominated into Euro at the time of such adoption.  If, in relation to the currency of any such member state, the basis of accrual of interest expressed in this Agreement in respect of that currency shall be inconsistent with any convention or practice in the London interbank market for the basis of accrual of interest in respect of the Euro, such expressed basis shall be replaced by such convention or practice with effect from the date on which such member state adopts the Euro as its lawful currency; provided that if any Revolving Credit Borrowing in the currency of such member state is outstanding immediately prior to such date, such replacement shall

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take effect, with respect to such Revolving Credit Borrowing, at the end of the then current Interest Period.

(b)Each provision of this Agreement shall be subject to such reasonable changes of construction as the Administrative Agent may from time to time specify to be appropriate to reflect the adoption of the Euro by any member state of the European Union and any relevant market conventions or practices relating to the Euro.

(c)Each provision of this Agreement also shall be subject to such reasonable changes of construction as the Administrative Agent may from time to time specify to be appropriate to reflect a change in currency of any other country and any relevant market conventions or practices relating to the change in currency.

Times of Day

.  Unless otherwise specified, all references herein to times of day shall be references to U.S. Eastern time (daylight or standard, as applicable).

Letter of Credit Amounts

.  Unless otherwise specified herein, the amount of a Letter of Credit at any time shall be deemed to be the Dollar Equivalent of the stated amount of such Letter of Credit in effect at such time; provided that with respect to any Letter of Credit that, by its terms or the terms of any Issuer Document related thereto, provides for one or more automatic increases in the stated amount thereof, the amount of such Letter of Credit shall be deemed to be the Dollar Equivalent of the maximum stated amount of such Letter of Credit after giving effect to all such increases, whether or not such maximum stated amount is in effect at such time.

Section 1.10.UCC Terms.

Terms defined in the UCC in effect on the Closing Date and not otherwise defined herein shall, unless the context otherwise indicates, have the meanings provided by those definitions. Subject to the foregoing, the term “UCC” refers, as of any date of determination, to the UCC then in effect.

Article II

THE COMMITMENTS AND CREDIT EXTENSIONS

Section 2.01.The Borrowings.

(a)Term Borrowing.

(i) Initial Term Borrowing. As of the Closing Date, the outstanding principal amount of the “Term Loan” (as defined in the Existing Credit Agreement) made to the Domestic Borrower is $55,374,500.00 (the “Outstanding Term Loan Obligations”).  Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, each Term Lender severally agrees to make a single loan to the Domestic Borrower, in Dollars, in a single draw on the Closing Date in an amount equal to such Term Lender’s Applicable Percentage of the Initial Term Facility less such Term Lender’s Applicable Percentage of the Outstanding Term Loan Obligations (the “Closing Date Term Loans”, and together with the Outstanding Term Loan Obligations, the “Initial Term Loan”). The

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Initial Term Borrowing shall consist of Initial Term Loans made simultaneously by the Term Lenders in accordance with their respective Applicable Percentage of the Initial Term Facility. Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, each of the parties hereto hereby agrees (x) that the Outstanding Term Loan Obligations shall be, from and following the Closing Date, continued and reconstituted as an Initial Term Loan made to the Domestic Borrower under this Agreement and (y) that concurrently therewith, by their execution of this Agreement, the Lenders have assigned the preexisting loans among themselves, such that, after giving effect to the transactions contemplated by this Agreement, the Outstanding Term Loan Obligations shall be allocated among the Term Lenders in accordance with their respective Applicable Percentage of the Initial Term Facility.

(ii)Acquisition Draw Term Borrowing. Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, including, without limitation, satisfaction of each condition set forth in Section 4.02, each Term Lender severally agrees to make loans to the Domestic Borrower, in Dollars, during the Acquisition Draw Term Availability Period (the date of each such draw, an “Acquisition Draw Term Draw Date”) in an aggregate principal amount equal to such Term Lender’s Applicable Percentage of the Acquisition Draw Term Facility (individually, an “Acquisition Draw Term Loan” and collectively the “Acquisition Draw Term Loans”, and together with the Initial Term Loans, the “Term Loans”); provided that the proceeds of each Acquisition Draw Term Loan shall be used solely to finance currency swap transactions by the Borrowers and their Subsidiaries in advance of, and as a portion of, the acquisition consideration for the Lite-On Acquisition. The Acquisition Draw Term Borrowings shall consist of Acquisition Draw Term Loans made simultaneously by the Term Lenders in accordance with their respective Applicable Percentage of the Acquisition Draw Term Facility. The Acquisition Draw Term Commitment of each Acquisition Draw Term Lender shall be permanently and automatically reduced by the aggregate amount of Acquisition Draw Term Loans funded by such Acquisition Draw Term Lender. Any Acquisition Draw Term Commitments not used at the expiration of the Acquisition Draw Term Availability Period shall be automatically cancelled. There shall not be more than three (3) Acquisition Draw Term Borrowings.

(iii)The obligations of each Term Lender hereunder shall be several and not joint.  Term Borrowings repaid or prepaid may not be reborrowed. Term Loans may be Base Rate Loans or Eurocurrency Rate Loans, as further provided herein; provided, however, any Initial Term Borrowing or Acquisition Draw Term Borrowing made on the Closing Date or each Acquisition Draw Term Draw Date, as applicable, shall be made as Base Rate Loans.  

(b)Revolving Credit Borrowings.  Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, each Revolving Credit Lender severally agrees to make loans (each such loan, a “Revolving Credit Loan”) to the Borrowers in Dollars or in an Alternative Currency from time to time, on any Business Day during the Availability Period, in an aggregate amount not to exceed at any time outstanding the amount of such Lender’s Revolving Credit Commitment; provided that after giving effect to any Revolving Credit Borrowing, (i) the Total Revolving Credit Outstandings shall not exceed the Revolving Credit Facility, (ii) the Revolving Credit Exposure of any Revolving Credit Lender shall not exceed such Lender’s Revolving Credit Commitment, and (iii) the aggregate Outstanding Amount of all Revolving Credit Loans denominated in Alternative Currencies plus the aggregate Outstanding Amount of all L/C Obligations denominated in Alternative Currencies shall not exceed the Alternative Currency

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Sublimit.  Within the limits of each Revolving Credit Lender’s Revolving Credit Commitment, and subject to the other terms and conditions hereof, the Borrowers may borrow under this Section 2.01(b), prepay under Section 2.05, and reborrow under this Section 2.01(b).  Revolving Credit Loans may be Base Rate Loans or Eurocurrency Rate Loans, as further provided herein.

Borrowings, Conversions and Continuations of Loans

.  (a) Each Borrowing, each conversion of Term Loans, Incremental Term Loans or Revolving Credit Loans from one Type to the other, and each continuation of Eurocurrency Rate Loans shall be made upon the Domestic Borrower’s irrevocable notice to the Administrative Agent, which may be given by (A) telephone or (B) a Committed Loan Notice; provided that any telephonic notice must be confirmed immediately by delivery to the Administrative Agent of a Committed Loan Notice.  Each such Committed Loan Notice must be received by the Administrative Agent not later than 11:00 a.m. (i) three Business Days prior to the requested date of any Borrowing of, conversion to or continuation of Eurocurrency Rate Loans or of any conversion of Eurocurrency Rate Loans to Base Rate Loans, (ii) on the requested date of any Borrowing of Base Rate Loans, and (iii) four Business Days (or five Business Days in the case of a Special Notice Currency) prior to the requested date of any Borrowing or continuation of Eurocurrency Rate Loans denominated in an Alternative Currency.  Each Borrowing of, conversion to or continuation of Eurocurrency Rate Loans shall be in a principal amount of $5,000,000 or a whole multiple of $1,000,000 in excess thereof (or, in connection with any conversion or continuation of a Term Loan or an Incremental Term Loan, if less, the entire principal thereof then outstanding).  Except as provided in Sections 2.03(c) and 2.04(c), each Borrowing of or conversion to Base Rate Loans shall be in a principal amount of $500,000 or a whole multiple of $100,000 in excess thereof (or, in connection with any conversion or continuation of a Term Loan or an Incremental Term Loan, if less, the entire principal thereof then outstanding).  Each Borrowing by the Foreign Borrower and each Letter of Credit issued for the account of the Foreign Borrower, shall be provided by a Lender that is a Non‑Public Lender.  Each Committed Loan Notice and each telephonic notice shall specify (i) the name of the applicable Borrower, (ii) the applicable Facility and whether such Borrower is requesting a Borrowing, a conversion of Loans from one Type to the other, or a continuation of Loans, as the case may be, under such Facility, (iii) the requested date of the Borrowing, conversion or continuation, as the case may be (which shall be a Business Day), (iv) the principal amount of Loans to be borrowed, converted or continued, (v) the Type of Loans to be borrowed or to which existing Loans are to be converted, (vi) if applicable, the duration of the Interest Period with respect thereto, and (vii) the currency of the Loans to be borrowed, converted or continued.  If the Domestic Borrower fails to specify a currency in a Committed Loan Notice requesting a Borrowing, then the Loans so requested shall be made in Dollars.  If the Domestic Borrower fails to specify a Type of Loan in a Committed Loan Notice or if the Domestic Borrower fails to give a timely notice requesting a conversion or continuation, then the applicable Loans shall be made as, or converted to, Base Rate Loans; provided, however, that in the case of a failure to timely request a continuation of Revolving Credit Loans denominated in an Alternative Currency, such Loans shall be continued as Eurocurrency Rate Loans in their original currency with an Interest Period of one month.  No Revolving Credit Loan may be converted into or continued as a Revolving Credit Loan denominated in a different currency, but instead must be repaid in the original currency of such Revolving Credit Loan and reborrowed in the other currency.  Any such automatic conversion to Base Rate Loans shall be effective as of the last day of the Interest Period then in effect with respect to the applicable Eurocurrency Rate Loans.  If the Domestic Borrower requests a Borrowing of, conversion to, or continuation of Eurocurrency Rate Loans in any such Committed Loan Notice, but fails to specify an Interest Period, it will be deemed to have specified

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an Interest Period of one month.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, a Swingline Loan may not be converted to a Eurocurrency Rate Loan.

(b)Following receipt of a Committed Loan Notice, the Administrative Agent shall promptly notify each Lender of the amount of its Applicable Percentage under such Facility of the applicable Loans, whether such Loan is to be denominated in Dollars or an Alternative Currency, and if no timely notice of a conversion or continuation is provided by the Domestic Borrower, the Administrative Agent shall notify each Lender of the details of any automatic conversion to Base Rate Loans or continuation of Loan denominated in a currency other than Dollars, in each case as described in the preceding subsection.  In the case of a Revolving Credit Borrowing, each Appropriate Lender shall make the amount of its Loan available to the Administrative Agent in Same Day Funds at the Administrative Agent’s Office for the applicable currency not later than 1:00 p.m. in the case of any Loan denominated in Dollars, and not later than the Applicable Time specified by the Administrative Agent in the case of any Loan in an Alternative Currency, in each case on the Business Day specified in the applicable Committed Loan Notice.  Upon satisfaction of the applicable conditions set forth in Section 4.02 (and, if such Borrowing is the initial Credit Extension, Section 4.01), the Administrative Agent shall make all funds so received available to the applicable Borrower in like funds as received by the Administrative Agent either by (i) crediting the account of such Borrower on the books of Bank of America with the amount of such funds or (ii) wire transfer of such funds, in each case in accordance with instructions provided to (and reasonably acceptable to) the Administrative Agent by the Domestic Borrower; provided that if, on the date the Committed Loan Notice with respect to a Revolving Credit Borrowing is given by the Domestic Borrower, there are L/C Borrowings outstanding with respect to the applicable Borrower, then the proceeds of such Revolving Credit Borrowing, first, shall be applied to the payment in full of any such L/C Borrowings, and second, shall be made available to such Borrower as provided above.

(c)Except as otherwise provided herein, a Eurocurrency Rate Loan may be continued or converted only on the last day of an Interest Period for such Eurocurrency Rate Loan.  During the existence of a Default, no Loans may be requested as, converted to or continued as Eurocurrency Rate Loans (whether in Dollars or an Alternative Currency) without the consent of the Required Lenders, and the Required Lenders may demand that any or all of the then outstanding Eurocurrency Rate Loans denominated in an Alternative Currency be redenominated into Dollars in the amount of the Dollar Equivalent thereof, on the last day of the then current Interest Period with respect thereto.

(d)The Administrative Agent shall promptly notify the Domestic Borrower and the Lenders of the interest rate applicable to any Interest Period for Eurocurrency Rate Loans upon determination of such interest rate.  At any time that Base Rate Loans are outstanding, the Administrative Agent shall notify the Domestic Borrower and the Lenders of any change in Bank of America’s prime rate used in determining the Base Rate promptly following the public announcement of such change.

(e)After giving effect to all Term Borrowings and Incremental Term Borrowings, all conversions of Term Loans and Incremental Term Loans from one Type to the other, and all continuations of Term Loans and Incremental Term Loans as the same Type, there shall not be more than 6 Interest Periods in effect in respect of the Term Facility and the Incremental Term Facility.  After giving effect to all Revolving Credit Borrowings, all conversions of Revolving Credit Loans from one Type to the other, and all continuations of Revolving Credit Loans as the same Type, there shall not be more than 6 Interest Periods in effect in respect of the Revolving Credit Facility.

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(f)Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement, any Lender may exchange, continue or rollover all or the portion of its Loans in connection with any refinancing, extension, loan modification or similar transaction permitted by the terms of this Agreement, pursuant to a cashless settlement mechanism approved by the Borrowers, the Administrative Agent and such Lender.

Section 2.03.Letters of Credit.

(a)The Letter of Credit Commitment.  (i) Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, in addition to the Loans provided for in Section 2.01 (A) Bank of America, in its capacity as an L/C Issuer agrees, in reliance upon the agreements of the Revolving Credit Lenders set forth in this Section 2.03, (1) from time to time on any Business Day during the period from the Closing Date until the Letter of Credit Expiration Date, to issue Letters of Credit denominated in Dollars or, in its capacity as Alternative Currency L/C Issuer, in an Alternative Currency applicable to such L/C Issuer for the account of any Borrower or Loan Party, and to amend Letters of Credit previously issued by it, in accordance with subsection (b) below, and (2) to honor drawings under the Letters of Credit; (B) each other L/C Issuer agrees, in reliance upon the agreements of the Revolving Credit Lenders set forth in this Section 2.03, (1) from time to time on any Business Day during the period from the Closing Date until the Letter of Credit Expiration Date, to issue Letters of Credit denominated in Dollars for the account of any Borrower or Loan Party, and to amend Letters of Credit previously issued by it, in accordance with subsection (b) below, and (2) to honor drawings under the Letters of Credit; and (C) the Revolving Credit Lenders severally agree to participate in Letters of Credit issued for the account of the Borrowers or any Loan Party and any drawings thereunder; provided that after giving effect to any L/C Credit Extension with respect to any Letter of Credit, (w) the Total Revolving Credit Outstandings shall not exceed the Revolving Credit Facility, (x) the Revolving Credit Exposure of any Revolving Credit Lender shall not exceed such Lender’s Commitment, (y) the aggregate Outstanding Amount of all Revolving Credit Loans denominated in Alternative Currencies plus the aggregate Outstanding Amount of all L/C Obligations denominated in Alternative Currencies shall not exceed the Alternative Currency Sublimit, and (z) the Outstanding Amount of the L/C Obligations shall not exceed the Letter of Credit Sublimit.  Each request by a Borrower for the issuance or amendment of a Letter of Credit shall be deemed to be a representation by such Borrower that the L/C Credit Extension so requested complies with the conditions set forth in the proviso to the preceding sentence.  Within the foregoing limits, and subject to the terms and conditions hereof, the Borrowers’ ability to obtain Letters of Credit shall be fully revolving, and accordingly the Borrowers may, during the foregoing period, obtain Letters of Credit to replace Letters of Credit that have expired or that have been drawn upon and reimbursed.  

(ii)No L/C Issuer shall issue any Letter of Credit, if:

(A)the expiry date of the requested Letter of Credit would occur more than twelve months after the date of issuance or last extension, unless the Required Revolving Lenders have approved such expiry date; or

(B)the expiry date of the requested Letter of Credit would occur after the Letter of Credit Expiration Date, unless all the Revolving Credit Lenders have approved such expiry date.

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(iii)No L/C Issuer shall be under any obligation to issue any Letter of Credit if:

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

(B)the issuance of the Letter of Credit would violate one or more policies of such L/C Issuer applicable to letters of credit generally;

(C)except as otherwise agreed by the Administrative Agent and such L/C Issuer, the Letter of Credit is in an initial stated amount less than $100,000, in the case of a commercial Letter of Credit, or $500,000, in the case of a standby Letter of Credit;

(D)except as agreed by the Administrative Agent and the Alternative Currency L/C Issuer, the Letter of Credit is to be denominated in a currency other than Dollars or an Alternative Currency;

(E)such L/C issuer does not as of the issuance date of such requested Letter of Credit issue letters of credit in the requested currency;

(F)any Revolving Credit Lender is at that time a Defaulting Lender, unless such L/C Issuer has entered into arrangements, including the delivery of Cash Collateral, satisfactory to such L/C Issuer (in its sole discretion) with the Domestic Borrower or such Revolving Credit Lender to eliminate such L/C Issuer’s actual or potential Fronting Exposure (after giving effect to Section 2.16(a)(iv)) with respect to the Defaulting Lender arising from either the Letter of Credit then proposed to be issued or that Letter of Credit and all other L/C Obligations as to which such L/C Issuer has actual or potential Fronting Exposure, as it may elect in its sole discretion;

(G)the Letter of Credit contains any provisions for automatic reinstatement of the stated amount after any drawing thereunder; or

(H)such L/C Issuer does not as of the issuance date of the requested Letter of Credit issue Letters of Credit in the requested currency.

(iv)No L/C Issuer shall amend any Letter of Credit if such L/C Issuer would not be permitted at such time to issue the Letter of Credit in its amended form under the terms hereof.

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(v)No L/C Issuer shall be under any obligation to amend any Letter of Credit if (A) such L/C Issuer would have no obligation at such time to issue the Letter of Credit in its amended form under the terms hereof, or (B) the beneficiary of the Letter of Credit does not accept the proposed amendment to the Letter of Credit.

(vi)Each L/C Issuer shall act on behalf of the Revolving Credit Lenders with respect to any Letters of Credit issued by it and the documents associated therewith, and each L/C Issuer shall have all of the benefits and immunities (A) provided to the Administrative Agent in Article IX with respect to any acts taken or omissions suffered by such L/C Issuer in connection with Letters of Credit issued by it or proposed to be issued by it and Issuer Documents pertaining to such Letters of Credit as fully as if the term “Administrative Agent” as used in Article IX included such L/C Issuer with respect to such acts or omissions, and (B) as additionally provided herein with respect to such L/C Issuer.

(b)Procedures for Issuance and Amendment of Letters of Credit.  (i) Each Letter of Credit shall be issued or amended, as the case may be, upon the request of the applicable Borrower delivered to an L/C Issuer (with a copy to the Administrative Agent) in the form of a Letter of Credit Application, appropriately completed and signed by a Responsible Officer of the applicable Borrower.  Such Letter of Credit Application may be sent by facsimile, by United States mail, by overnight courier, by electronic transmission using the system provided by the applicable L/C Issuer, by personal delivery or by any other means acceptable to such L/C Issuer.  Such Letter of Credit Application must be received by the applicable L/C Issuer and the Administrative Agent not later than 11:00 a.m. at least two Business Days prior to the proposed issuance date or date of amendment, as the case may be, of any Letter of Credit denominated in Dollars, and not later than 12:00 noon at least ten Business Days prior to the proposed issuance date or date of amendment, as the case may be, of any Letter of Credit denominated in an Alternative Currency (or in each case such later date and time as the Administrative Agent and the applicable L/C Issuer may agree in a particular instance in their sole discretion).  In the case of a request for an initial issuance of a Letter of Credit, such Letter of Credit Application shall specify in form and detail satisfactory to the applicable L/C Issuer: (A) the proposed issuance date of the requested Letter of Credit (which shall be a Business Day); (B) the amount and currency thereof and the absence of specification of currency shall be deemed a request for a Letter of Credit denominated in Dollars; (C) the expiry date thereof; (D) the name and address of the beneficiary thereof; (E) the documents to be presented by such beneficiary in case of any drawing thereunder; (F) the full text of any certificate to be presented by such beneficiary in case of any drawing thereunder; (G) the purpose and nature of the requested Letter of Credit; and (H) such other matters as the L/C Issuer may require.  In the case of a request for an amendment of any outstanding Letter of Credit, such Letter of Credit Application shall specify in form and detail satisfactory to the applicable L/C Issuer (1) the Letter of Credit to be amended; (2) the proposed date of amendment thereof (which shall be a Business Day); (3) the nature of the proposed amendment; and (4) such other matters as the applicable L/C Issuer may require.  Additionally, the applicable Borrower shall furnish to the applicable L/C Issuer and the Administrative Agent such other documents and information pertaining to such requested Letter of Credit issuance or amendment, including any Issuer Documents, as such L/C Issuer or the Administrative Agent may require.

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applicable Borrower and, if not, such L/C Issuer will provide the Administrative Agent with a copy thereof.  Unless the applicable L/C Issuer has received written notice from any Revolving Credit Lender, the Administrative Agent or any Loan Party, at least one Business Day prior to the requested date of issuance or amendment of the applicable Letter of Credit, that one or more applicable conditions contained in Article IV shall not then be satisfied, then, subject to the terms and conditions hereof, such L/C Issuer shall, on the requested date, issue a Letter of Credit for the account of the applicable Borrower (or the applicable Loan Party) or enter into the applicable amendment, as the case may be, in each case in accordance with such L/C Issuer’s usual and customary business practices.  Immediately upon the issuance of each Letter of Credit, each Revolving Credit Lender shall be deemed to, and hereby irrevocably and unconditionally agrees to, purchase from such L/C Issuer a risk participation in such Letter of Credit in an amount equal to the product of such Revolving Credit Lender’s Applicable Revolving Credit Percentage times the amount of such Letter of Credit.

(iii)Promptly after its delivery of any Letter of Credit or any amendment to a Letter of Credit to an advising bank with respect thereto or to the beneficiary thereof, the applicable L/C Issuer will also deliver to the applicable Borrower and the Administrative Agent a true and complete copy of such Letter of Credit or amendment.

(c)Drawings and Reimbursements; Funding of Participations.  (i) Upon receipt from the beneficiary of any Letter of Credit of any notice of a drawing under such Letter of Credit, the applicable L/C Issuer shall promptly notify the applicable Borrower and the Administrative Agent thereof.  In the case of a Letter of Credit denominated in an Alternative Currency, the applicable Borrower shall reimburse the Alternative Currency L/C Issuer in such Alternative Currency, unless (A) the Alternative Currency L/C Issuer (at its option) shall have specified in such notice that it will require reimbursement in Dollars, or (B) in the absence of any such requirement for reimbursement in Dollars, the applicable Borrower shall have notified such L/C Issuer promptly following receipt of the notice of drawing that the applicable Borrower will reimburse such L/C Issuer in Dollars. In the case of any such reimbursement in Dollars of a drawing under a Letter of Credit denominated in an Alternative Currency, the Alternative Currency L/C Issuer shall notify the applicable Borrower of the Dollar Equivalent of the amount of the drawing promptly following the determination thereof.  Not later than 11:00 a.m. on the date of any payment by the applicable L/C Issuer under a Letter of Credit to be reimbursed in Dollars, or the Applicable Time on the date of any payment by the Alternative Currency L/C Issuer under a Letter of Credit to be reimbursed in an Alternative Currency (each such date, an “Honor Date”), the applicable Borrower shall reimburse the applicable L/C Issuer through the Administrative Agent in an amount equal to the amount of such drawing and in the applicable currency.  In the event that (A) a drawing denominated in an Alternative Currency is to be reimbursed in Dollars pursuant to the second sentence in this Section 2.03(c)(i) and (B) the Dollar amount paid by the applicable Borrower, whether on or after the Honor Date, shall not be adequate on the date of that payment to purchase in accordance with normal banking procedures a sum denominated in the Alternative Currency equal to the drawing, such Borrower agrees, as a separate and independent obligation, to indemnify the Alternative Currency L/C Issuer for the loss resulting from its inability on that date to purchase the Alternative Currency in the full amount of the drawing.  If the applicable Borrower fails to so reimburse such L/C Issuer by such time, the Administrative Agent shall promptly notify each Revolving Credit Lender of the Honor Date, the amount of the unreimbursed drawing (expressed in Dollars in the amount of the Dollar Equivalent thereof in the case of a Letter of Credit denominated in an Alternative Currency) (the “Unreimbursed Amount”), and

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the amount of such Revolving Credit Lender’s Applicable Revolving Credit Percentage thereof.  In such event, the applicable Borrower shall be deemed to have requested a Revolving Credit Borrowing of Base Rate Loans to be disbursed on the Honor Date in an amount equal to the Unreimbursed Amount, without regard to the minimum and multiples specified in Section 2.02 for the principal amount of Base Rate Loans, but subject to the amount of the unutilized portion of the Revolving Credit Commitments and the conditions set forth in Section 4.02 (other than the delivery of a Committed Loan Notice).  Any notice given by an L/C Issuer or the Administrative Agent pursuant to this Section 2.03(c)(i) may be given by telephone if immediately confirmed in writing; provided that the lack of such an immediate confirmation shall not affect the conclusiveness or binding effect of such notice.

(ii)Each Revolving Credit Lender shall upon any notice pursuant to Section 2.03(c)(i) make funds available (and the Administrative Agent may apply Cash Collateral provided for this purpose) for the account of the applicable L/C Issuer, in Dollars, at the Administrative Agent’s Office for Dollar denominated payments in an amount equal to its Applicable Revolving Credit Percentage of the Unreimbursed Amount not later than 1:00 p.m. on the Business Day specified in such notice by the Administrative Agent, whereupon, subject to the provisions of Section 2.03(c)(iii), each Revolving Credit Lender that so makes funds available shall be deemed to have made a Base Rate Loan to the applicable Borrower in such amount.  The Administrative Agent shall remit the funds so received to the applicable L/C Issuer in Dollars.

(iii)With respect to any Unreimbursed Amount that is not fully refinanced by a Revolving Credit Borrowing of Base Rate Loans because the conditions set forth in Section 4.02 cannot be satisfied or for any other reason, the Domestic Borrower shall be deemed to have incurred from the applicable L/C Issuer an L/C Borrowing in the amount of the Unreimbursed Amount that is not so refinanced, which L/C Borrowing shall be due and payable on demand (together with interest) and shall bear interest at the Default Rate.  In such event, each Revolving Credit Lender’s payment to the Administrative Agent for the account of the applicable L/C Issuer pursuant to Section 2.03(c)(ii) shall be deemed payment in respect of its participation in such L/C Borrowing and shall constitute an L/C Advance from such Lender in satisfaction of its participation obligation under this Section 2.03.

(iv)Until each Revolving Credit Lender funds its Revolving Credit Loan or L/C Advance pursuant to this Section 2.03(c) to reimburse the applicable L/C Issuer for any amount drawn under any Letter of Credit, interest in respect of such Lender’s Applicable Revolving Credit Percentage of such amount shall be solely for the account of such L/C Issuer.

(v)Each Revolving Credit Lender’s obligation to make Revolving Credit Loans or L/C Advances to reimburse an L/C Issuer for amounts drawn under Letters of Credit, as contemplated by this Section 2.03(c), shall be absolute and unconditional and shall not be affected by any circumstance, including (A) any setoff, counterclaim, recoupment, defense or other right which such Lender may have against any L/C Issuer, any Borrower, any Subsidiary or any other Person for any reason whatsoever; (B) the occurrence or continuance of a Default, or (C) any other occurrence, event or condition, whether or not similar to any of the foregoing; provided that each Revolving Credit Lender’s obligation to make Revolving Credit Loans pursuant to this Section 2.03(c) is subject to the conditions set forth in Section 4.02 (other than delivery by the applicable Borrower of a Committed Loan Notice).  No such making of an L/C

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Advance shall relieve or otherwise impair the obligation of the applicable Borrower to reimburse the applicable L/C Issuer for the amount of any payment made by such L/C Issuer under any Letter of Credit, together with interest as provided herein.

(vi)If any Revolving Credit Lender fails to make available to the Administrative Agent for the account of the applicable L/C Issuer any amount required to be paid by such Lender pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this Section 2.03(c) by the time specified in Section 2.03(c)(ii), then, without limiting the other provisions of this Agreement, the applicable L/C Issuer shall be entitled to recover from such Lender (acting through the Administrative Agent), on demand, such amount with interest thereon for the period from the date such payment is required to the date on which such payment is immediately available to such L/C Issuer at a rate per annum equal to the applicable Overnight Rate from time to time in effect, plus any administrative, processing or similar fees customarily charged by such L/C Issuer in connection with the foregoing.  If such Lender pays such amount (with interest and fees as aforesaid), the amount so paid shall constitute such Lender’s Revolving Credit Loan included in the relevant Revolving Credit Borrowing or L/C Advance in respect of the relevant L/C Borrowing, as the case may be.  A certificate of the applicable L/C Issuer submitted to any Revolving Credit Lender (through the Administrative Agent) with respect to any amounts owing under this clause (vi) shall be conclusive absent manifest error.

(d)Repayment of Participations.  (i) At any time after the applicable L/C Issuer has made a payment under any Letter of Credit and has received from any Revolving Credit Lender such Lender’s L/C Advance in respect of such payment in accordance with Section 2.03(c), if the Administrative Agent receives for the account of such L/C Issuer any payment in respect of the related Unreimbursed Amount or interest thereon (whether directly from the applicable Borrower or otherwise, including proceeds of Cash Collateral applied thereto by the Administrative Agent), the Administrative Agent will distribute to such Lender its Applicable Revolving Credit Percentage thereof in the same funds as those received by the Administrative Agent.

(ii)If any payment received by the Administrative Agent for the account of an L/C Issuer pursuant to Section 2.03(c)(i) is required to be returned under any of the circumstances described in Section 11.05 (including pursuant to any settlement entered into by such L/C Issuer in its discretion), each Revolving Credit Lender shall pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of such L/C Issuer its Applicable Revolving Credit Percentage thereof on demand of the Administrative Agent, plus interest thereon from the date of such demand to the date such amount is returned by such Lender, at a rate per annum equal to the applicable Overnight Rate from time to time in effect.  The obligations of the Lenders under this clause shall survive the payment in full of the Obligations and the termination of this Agreement.

(e)Obligations Absolute.  The obligation of the applicable Borrower to reimburse the applicable L/C Issuer in each case for each drawing under each Letter of Credit and to repay each L/C Borrowing shall be absolute, unconditional and irrevocable, and shall be paid strictly in accordance with the terms of this Agreement under all circumstances, including the following:

(i)any lack of validity or enforceability of such Letter of Credit, this Agreement, or any other Loan Document;

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(ii)the existence of any claim, counterclaim, setoff, defense or other right that any Borrower or any Subsidiary may have at any time against any beneficiary or any transferee of such Letter of Credit (or any Person for whom any such beneficiary or any such transferee may be acting), any L/C Issuer or any other Person, whether in connection with this Agreement, the transactions contemplated hereby or by such Letter of Credit or any agreement or instrument relating thereto, or any unrelated transaction;

(iii)any draft, demand, endorsement, certificate or other document presented under or in connection with such Letter of Credit proving to be forged, fraudulent, invalid or insufficient in any respect or any statement therein being untrue or inaccurate in any respect; or any loss or delay in the transmission or otherwise of any document required in order to make a drawing under such Letter of Credit;

(iv)waiver by any L/C Issuer of any requirement that exists for such L/C Issuer’s protection and not the protection of the applicable Borrower or any waiver by such L/C Issuer which does not in fact materially prejudice the applicable Borrower;

(v)honor of a demand for payment presented electronically even if such Letter of Credit requires that demand be in the form of a draft;

(vi)any payment made by the applicable L/C Issuer in respect of an otherwise complying item presented after the date specified as the expiration date of, or the date by which documents must be received under, such Letter of Credit if presentation after such date is authorized by the UCC, the ISP or the UCP, as applicable;

(vii)any payment by the applicable L/C Issuer under such Letter of Credit against presentation of a draft or certificate that does not strictly comply with the terms of such Letter of Credit; or any payment made by the applicable L/C Issuer under such Letter of Credit to any Person purporting to be a trustee in bankruptcy, debtor‑in‑possession, assignee for the benefit of creditors, liquidator, receiver or other representative of or successor to any beneficiary or any transferee of such Letter of Credit, including any arising in connection with any proceeding under any Debtor Relief Law;

(viii)any adverse change in the relevant exchange rates or in the availability of relevant Alternative Currency to any Borrower or any Subsidiary or in the relevant currency markets generally; or

(ix)any other circumstance or happening whatsoever, whether or not similar to any of the foregoing, including any other circumstance that might otherwise constitute a defense available to, or a discharge of, the Domestic Borrower or any Subsidiary.

The applicable Borrower shall promptly examine a copy of each Letter of Credit and each amendment thereto that is delivered to it and, in the event of any claim of noncompliance with the applicable Borrower’s instructions or other irregularity, the applicable Borrower will immediately notify the applicable L/C Issuer.  The applicable Borrower shall be conclusively deemed to have waived any such claim against each L/C Issuer and its correspondents unless such notice is given as aforesaid.

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(f)Role of L/C Issuer.  Each Lender and each Borrower agree that, in paying any drawing under a Letter of Credit, no L/C Issuer shall have any responsibility to obtain any document (other than any sight draft, certificates and documents expressly required by the Letter of Credit) or to ascertain or inquire as to the validity or accuracy of any such document or the authority of the Person executing or delivering any such document.  None of any L/C Issuer, the Administrative Agent, any of their respective Related Parties nor any correspondent, participant or assignee of any L/C Issuer shall be liable to any Lender for (i) any action taken or omitted in connection herewith at the request or with the approval of the Revolving Credit Lenders or the Required Revolving Lenders, as applicable; (ii) any action taken or omitted in the absence of gross negligence or willful misconduct; or (iii) the due execution, effectiveness, validity or enforceability of any document or instrument related to any Letter of Credit or Issuer Document.  The Borrowers hereby assume all risks of the acts or omissions of any beneficiary or transferee with respect to its use of any Letter of Credit; provided that this assumption is not intended to, and shall not, preclude the applicable Borrower’s pursuing such rights and remedies as it may have against the beneficiary or transferee at law or under any other agreement.  Neither any L/C Issuer, the Administrative Agent, any of their respective Related Parties nor any correspondent, participant or assignee of any L/C Issuer shall be liable or responsible for any of the matters described in Section 2.03(e); provided, however, that anything in such clauses to the contrary notwithstanding, the applicable Borrower may have a claim against the applicable L/C Issuer, and the applicable L/C Issuer may be liable to the applicable Borrower, to the extent, but only to the extent, of any direct, as opposed to consequential or exemplary, damages suffered by the applicable Borrower which the applicable Borrower proves, as determined by a final nonappealable judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction, were caused by the applicable L/C Issuer’s willful misconduct or gross negligence or the applicable L/C Issuer’s willful failure to pay under any Letter of Credit after the presentation to it by the beneficiary of a sight draft and certificate(s) strictly complying with the terms and conditions of a Letter of Credit.  In furtherance and not in limitation of the foregoing, an L/C Issuer may accept documents that appear on their face to be in order, without responsibility for further investigation, regardless of any notice or information to the contrary, and no L/C Issuer shall be responsible for the validity or sufficiency of any instrument transferring, endorsing or assigning or purporting to transfer, endorse or assign a Letter of Credit or the rights or benefits thereunder or proceeds thereof, in whole or in part, which may prove to be invalid or ineffective for any reason.  Each L/C Issuer may send a Letter of Credit or conduct any communication to or from the beneficiary via the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (“SWIFT”) message or overnight courier, or any other commercially reasonable means of communicating with a beneficiary.

(g)Applicability of ISP and UCP; Limitation of Liability.  Unless otherwise expressly agreed by the applicable L/C Issuer and the applicable Borrower when a Letter of Credit is issued, (i) the rules of the ISP shall apply to each standby Letter of Credit, and (ii) the rules of the UCP shall apply to each commercial Letter of Credit.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, no L/C Issuer shall be responsible to any Borrower for, and no L/C Issuer’s rights and remedies against the applicable Borrower shall be impaired by, any action or inaction of any L/C Issuer required or permitted under any law, order, or practice that is required or permitted to be applied to any Letter of Credit or this Agreement, including the Law or any order of a jurisdiction where such L/C Issuer or the beneficiary is located, the practice stated in the ISP or UCP, as applicable, or in the decisions, opinions, practice statements, or official commentary of the ICC Banking Commission, the Bankers Association for Finance and Trade – International Financial Services Association (BAFT‑IFSA), or the Institute of International Banking Law & Practice, whether or not any Letter of Credit chooses such law or practice.

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(h)Letter of Credit Fees.  The applicable Borrower shall pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Revolving Credit Lender in accordance, subject to Section 2.16, with its Applicable Revolving Credit Percentage a Letter of Credit fee (the “Letter of Credit Fee”) for each Letter of Credit equal to the Applicable Rate times the Dollar Equivalent of the daily amount available to be drawn under such Letter of Credit.  For purposes of computing the daily amount available to be drawn under any Letter of Credit, the amount of such Letter of Credit shall be determined in accordance with Section 1.09.  Letter of Credit Fees shall be (i) due and payable on the first Business Day after the end of each March, June, September and December, commencing with the first such date to occur after the issuance of such Letter of Credit, on the Letter of Credit Expiration Date and thereafter on demand and (ii) computed on a quarterly basis in arrears.  If there is any change in the Applicable Rate during any quarter, the daily amount available to be drawn under each standby Letter of Credit shall be computed and multiplied by the Applicable Rate separately for each period during such quarter that such Applicable Rate was in effect.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, upon the request of the Required Revolving Lenders, while any Event of Default exists, all Letter of Credit Fees shall accrue at the Default Rate.

(i)Fronting Fee and Documentary and Processing Charges Payable to L/C Issuers.  The applicable Borrower shall pay directly to the applicable L/C Issuer for its own account, in Dollars, a fronting fee (i) with respect to each commercial Letter of Credit, at the rate specified in the Fee Letter, computed on the Dollar Equivalent of the amount of such Letter of Credit, and payable upon the issuance thereof, (ii) with respect to any amendment of a commercial Letter of Credit increasing the amount of such Letter of Credit, at a rate separately agreed between the applicable Borrower and such L/C Issuer, computed on the Dollar Equivalent of the amount of such increase, and payable upon the effectiveness of such amendment, and (iii) with respect to each standby Letter of Credit, at the rate per annum specified in the Fee Letter, computed on the Dollar Equivalent of the daily amount available to be drawn under such Letter of Credit on a quarterly basis in arrears.  Such fronting fee shall be due and payable on the tenth Business Day after the end of each March, June, September and December in respect of the most recently‑ended quarterly period (or portion thereof, in the case of the first payment), commencing with the first such date to occur after the issuance of such Letter of Credit, on the Letter of Credit Expiration Date and thereafter on demand.  For purposes of computing the daily amount available to be drawn under any Letter of Credit, the amount of such Letter of Credit shall be determined in accordance with Section 1.09.  In addition, the applicable Borrower shall pay directly to the applicable L/C Issuer for its own account, in Dollars, the customary issuance, presentation, amendment and other processing fees, and other standard costs and charges, of such L/C Issuer relating to letters of credit as from time to time in effect.  Such customary fees and standard costs and charges are due and payable on demand and are nonrefundable.

(j)Conflict with Issuer Documents.  In the event of any conflict between the terms hereof and the terms of any Issuer Document, the terms hereof shall control.

(k)Letters of Credit Issued for Subsidiaries.  Notwithstanding that a Letter of Credit issued or outstanding hereunder is in support of any obligations of, or is for the account of, a Subsidiary, the applicable Borrower shall be obligated to reimburse the applicable L/C Issuer hereunder for any and all drawings under such Letter of Credit.  Each Borrower hereby acknowledges that the issuance of Letters of Credit for the account of Subsidiaries inures to the benefit of the applicable Borrower, and that the applicable Borrower’s business derives substantial benefits from the businesses of such Subsidiaries.

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(l)L/C Issuer Reports to the Administrative Agent. Unless otherwise agreed by the Administrative Agent, each L/C Issuer shall, in addition to its notification obligations set forth elsewhere in this Section 2.03, provide the Administrative Agent a Letter of Credit Report, as set forth below:

(i)reasonably prior to the time that such L/C Issuer issues, amends, renews, increases or extends a Letter of Credit, the date of such issuance, amendment, renewal, increase or extension and the stated amount of the applicable Letters of Credit after giving effect to such issuance, amendment, renewal or extension (and whether the amounts thereof shall have changed);

(ii)on each Business Day on which such L/C Issuer makes a payment pursuant to a Letter of Credit, the date and amount of such payment;

(iii)on any Business Day on which a Borrower fails to reimburse a payment made pursuant to a Letter of Credit required to be reimbursed to such L/C Issuer on such day, the date of such failure and the amount of such payment;

(iv)on any other Business Day, such other information as the Administrative Agent shall reasonably request as to the Letters of Credit issued by such L/C Issuer; and

(v)for so long as any Letter of Credit issued by an L/C Issuer is outstanding, such L/C Issuer shall deliver to the Administrative Agent (A) on the last Business Day of each calendar month, (B) at all other times a Letter of Credit Report is required to be delivered pursuant to this Agreement, and (C) on each date that (1) an L/C Credit Extension occurs or (2) there is any expiration, cancellation and/or disbursement, in each case, with respect to any such Letter of Credit, a Letter of Credit Report appropriately completed with the information for every outstanding Letter of Credit issued by such L/C Issuer.

(m)Additional L/C Issuers. Any Lender hereunder may become an L/C Issuer upon receipt by the Administrative Agent of a fully executed Notice of Additional L/C Issuer which shall be signed by the Borrowers, the Administrative Agent and each L/C Issuer.  Such new L/C Issuer shall provide its L/C Commitment in such Notice of Additional L/C Issuer and upon the receipt by the Administrative Agent of the fully executed Notice of Additional L/C Issuer, the defined term L/C Commitment shall be deemed amended to incorporate the L/C Commitment of such new L/C Issuer.

Section 2.04.Swingline Loans.

(a)The Swingline.  Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, the Swingline Lender, in reliance upon the agreements of the other Lenders set forth in this Section 2.04, may in its sole discretion make loans in Dollars (each such loan, a “Swingline Loan”) to the Borrowers from time to time on any Business Day during the Availability Period in an aggregate amount not to exceed at any time outstanding the amount of the Swingline Sublimit, notwithstanding the fact that such Swingline Loans, when aggregated with the Applicable Revolving Credit Percentage of the Outstanding Amount of Revolving Credit Loans and L/C Obligations of the Lender acting as Swingline Lender, may exceed the amount of such Lender’s Revolving Credit Commitment; provided, however, that (x) after giving effect to any Swingline Loan, (i) the Total Revolving Credit Outstandings shall not exceed the Revolving Credit

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Facility at such time, (ii) the Revolving Credit Exposure of any Revolving Credit Lender shall not exceed such Lender’s Revolving Credit Commitment and (iii) the aggregate amount of all Swingline Loans outstanding shall not exceed the Swingline Commitment of the Swingline Lender, (y) the applicable Borrower shall not use the proceeds of any Swingline Loan to refinance any outstanding Swingline Loan, and (z) the Swingline Lender shall not be under any obligation to make any Swingline Loan if it shall determine (which determination shall be conclusive and binding absent manifest error) that it has, or by such Credit Extension may have, Fronting Exposure.  Within the foregoing limits, and subject to the other terms and conditions hereof, the Borrowers may borrow under this Section 2.04, prepay under Section 2.05, and reborrow under this Section 2.04.  Each Swingline Loan shall be a Base Rate Loan. Immediately upon the making of a Swingline Loan, each Revolving Credit Lender shall be deemed to, and hereby irrevocably and unconditionally agrees to, purchase from the Swingline Lender a risk participation in such Swingline Loan in an amount equal to the product of such Revolving Credit Lender’s Applicable Revolving Credit Percentage times the amount of such Swingline Loan.

(b)Borrowing Procedures.  Each Swingline Borrowing shall be made upon the applicable Borrower’s irrevocable notice to the Swingline Lender and the Administrative Agent, which may be given by: (A) telephone or (B) a Swingline Loan Notice; provided that any telephonic notice must be confirmed immediately by delivery to the Swingline Lender and the Administrative Agent of a Swingline Loan Notice.  Each such Swingline Loan Notice must be received by the Swingline Lender and the Administrative Agent not later than 1:00 p.m. on the requested borrowing date, and shall specify (i) the amount to be borrowed, which shall be a minimum of $100,000, and (ii) the requested borrowing date (which shall be a Business Day).  Promptly after receipt by the Swingline Lender of any Swingline Loan Notice, the Swingline Lender will confirm with the Administrative Agent (by telephone or in writing) that the Administrative Agent has also received such Swingline Loan Notice and, if not, the Swingline Lender will notify the Administrative Agent (by telephone or in writing) of the contents thereof.  Unless the Swingline Lender has received notice (by telephone or in writing) from the Administrative Agent (including at the request of any Revolving Credit Lender) prior to 2:00 p.m. on the date of the proposed Swingline Borrowing (A) directing the Swingline Lender not to make such Swingline Loan as a result of the limitations set forth in the first proviso to the first sentence of Section 2.04(a), or (B) that one or more of the applicable conditions specified in Article IV is not then satisfied, then, subject to the terms and conditions hereof, the Swingline Lender will, not later than 3:00 p.m. on the borrowing date specified in such Swingline Loan Notice, make the amount of its Swingline Loan available to the applicable Borrower at its office by crediting the account of the applicable Borrower on the books of the Swingline Lender in immediately available funds.

(c)Refinancing of Swingline Loans.  (i) The Swingline Lender at any time in its sole discretion may request, on behalf of the applicable Borrower (which hereby irrevocably authorizes the Swingline Lender to so request on its behalf), that each Revolving Credit Lender make a Base Rate Loan in an amount equal to such Lender’s Applicable Revolving Credit Percentage of the amount of Swingline Loans then outstanding.  Such request shall be made in writing (which written request shall be deemed to be a Committed Loan Notice for purposes hereof) and in accordance with the requirements of Section 2.02, without regard to the minimum and multiples specified therein for the principal amount of Base Rate Loans, but subject to the unutilized portion of the Revolving Credit Facility and the conditions set forth in Section 4.02.  The Swingline Lender shall furnish the applicable Borrower with a copy of the applicable Committed Loan Notice promptly after delivering such notice to the Administrative Agent.  Each Revolving Credit Lender shall make an amount equal to its Applicable Revolving Credit Percentage

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of the amount specified in such Committed Loan Notice available to the Administrative Agent in immediately available funds (and the Administrative Agent may apply Cash Collateral available with respect to the applicable Swingline Loan) for the account of the Swingline Lender at the Administrative Agent’s Office for Dollar‑denominated payments not later than 1:00 p.m. on the day specified in such Committed Loan Notice, whereupon, subject to Section 2.04(c)(ii), each Revolving Credit Lender that so makes funds available shall be deemed to have made a Base Rate Loan to the applicable Borrower in such amount.  The Administrative Agent shall remit the funds so received to the Swingline Lender.

(ii)If for any reason any Swingline Loan cannot be refinanced by such a Revolving Credit  Borrowing in accordance with Section 2.04(c)(i), the request for Base Rate Loans submitted by the Swingline Lender as set forth herein shall be deemed to be a request by the Swingline Lender that each of the Revolving Credit Lenders fund its risk participation in the relevant Swingline Loan and each Revolving Credit Lender’s payment to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Swingline Lender pursuant to Section 2.04(c)(i) shall be deemed payment in respect of such participation.

(iii)If any Revolving Credit Lender fails to make available to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Swingline Lender any amount required to be paid by such Lender pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this Section 2.04(c) by the time specified in Section 2.04(c)(i), the Swingline Lender shall be entitled to recover from such Lender (acting through the Administrative Agent), on demand, such amount with interest thereon for the period from the date such payment is required to the date on which such payment is immediately available to the Swingline Lender at a rate per annum equal to the greater of the Federal Funds Rate and a rate determined by the Swingline Lender in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation, plus any administrative, processing or similar fees customarily charged by the Swingline Lender in connection with the foregoing.  If such Lender pays such amount (with interest and fees as aforesaid), the amount so paid shall constitute such Lender’s Revolving Credit Loan included in the relevant Revolving Credit Borrowing or funded participation in the relevant Swingline Loan, as the case may be.  A certificate of the Swingline Lender submitted to any Lender (through the Administrative Agent) with respect to any amounts owing under this clause (iii) shall be conclusive absent manifest error.

(iv)Each Revolving Credit Lender’s obligation to make Revolving Credit Loans or to purchase and fund risk participations in Swingline Loans pursuant to this Section 2.04(c) shall be absolute and unconditional and shall not be affected by any circumstance, including (A) any setoff, counterclaim, recoupment, defense or other right which such Lender may have against the Swingline Lender, the applicable Borrower or any other Person for any reason whatsoever, (B) the occurrence or continuance of a Default, or (C) any other occurrence, event or condition, whether or not similar to any of the foregoing; provided that each Revolving Credit Lender’s obligation to make Revolving Credit Loans pursuant to this Section 2.04(c) is subject to the conditions set forth in Section 4.02.  No such funding of risk participations shall relieve or otherwise impair the obligation of the applicable Borrower to repay Swingline Loans, together with interest as provided herein.

(d)Repayment of Participations.  (i) At any time after any Revolving Credit Lender has purchased and funded a risk participation in a Swingline Loan, if the Swingline Lender receives any

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payment on account of such Swingline Loan, the Swingline Lender will distribute to such Revolving Credit Lender its Applicable Revolving Credit Percentage thereof in the same funds as those received by the Swingline Lender.

(ii)If any payment received by the Swingline Lender in respect of principal or interest on any Swingline Loan is required to be returned by the Swingline Lender under any of the circumstances described in Section 11.05 (including pursuant to any settlement entered into by the Swingline Lender in its discretion), each Revolving Credit Lender shall pay to the Swingline Lender its Applicable Revolving Credit Percentage thereof on demand of the Administrative Agent, plus interest thereon from the date of such demand to the date such amount is returned, at a rate per annum equal to the Federal Funds Rate.  The Administrative Agent will make such demand upon the request of the Swingline Lender.  The obligations of the Lenders under this clause shall survive the payment in full of the Obligations and the termination of this Agreement.

(e)Interest for Account of Swingline Lender.  The Swingline Lender shall be responsible for invoicing the applicable Borrower for interest on the Swingline Loans.  Until each Revolving Credit Lender funds its Base Rate Loan or risk participation pursuant to this Section 2.04 to refinance such Revolving Credit Lender’s Applicable Revolving Credit Percentage of any Swingline Loan, interest in respect of such Applicable Revolving Credit Percentage shall be solely for the account of the Swingline Lender.

(f)Payments Directly to Swingline Lender.  The applicable Borrower shall make all payments of principal and interest in respect of the Swingline Loans directly to the Swingline Lender.

Section 2.05.Prepayments.

(a)Optional.  (i) Each Borrower may, upon notice to the Administrative Agent pursuant to delivery to the Administrative Agent of a Notice of Loan Prepayment, at any time or from time to time voluntarily prepay Term Loans, Incremental Term Loans and Revolving Credit Loans in whole or in part without premium or penalty; provided that, unless otherwise agreed by the Administrative Agent, (i) such notice must be received by the Administrative Agent not later than 11:00 a.m. (A) three Business Days prior to any date of prepayment of Eurocurrency Rate Loans denominated in Dollars, (B) on the date of prepayment of Base Rate Loans, and (C) four Business Days (or five, in the case of prepayment of Loans denominated in Special Notice Currencies) prior to any date of prepayment of Eurocurrency Rate Loans denominated in an Alternative Currency; (ii) any prepayment of Eurocurrency Rate Loans shall be in a principal amount of $5,000,000 or a whole multiple of $1,000,000 in excess thereof; and (iii) any prepayment of Base Rate Loans shall be in a principal amount of $500,000 or a whole multiple of $100,000 in excess thereof; or, in each case, if less, the entire principal amount thereof then outstanding.  Each such notice shall specify the date and amount of such prepayment, the Type(s) of Loans to be prepaid, the currency in which such Loan(s) to be prepaid is(are) denominated and, if Eurocurrency Rate Loans are to be prepaid, the Interest Period(s) of such Loans.  The Administrative Agent will promptly notify each Lender of its receipt of each such notice, and of the amount of such Lender’s ratable portion of such prepayment (based on such Lender’s Applicable Percentage in respect of the relevant Facility).  If such notice is given by a Borrower, the applicable Borrower shall make such prepayment and the payment amount specified in such notice shall be due and payable on the date specified therein.  Any

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prepayment of principal shall be accompanied by all accrued interest on the amount prepaid, together with any additional amounts required pursuant to Section 3.05.  Each prepayment of the outstanding Term Loans or Incremental Term Loans pursuant to this Section 2.05(a) shall be applied to the principal repayment installments thereof as directed by a Borrower in such notice, or if not so directed by the applicable Borrower, on a pro‑rata basis. Subject to Section 2.16, each such prepayment shall be applied to the Loans of the Lenders in accordance with their respective Applicable Percentages in respect of each of the relevant Facilities.

(ii)The applicable Borrower may, upon notice to the Swingline Lender pursuant to delivery to the Swingline Lender of a Notice of Loan Prepayment (with a copy to the Administrative Agent), at any time or from time to time, voluntarily prepay Swingline Loans in whole or in part without premium or penalty; provided that, unless otherwise agreed by the Swingline Lender, (A) such notice must be received by the Swingline Lender and the Administrative Agent not later than 1:00 p.m. on the date of the prepayment, and (B) any such prepayment shall be in a minimum principal amount of $100,000 or a whole multiple of $100,000 in excess thereof (or, if less, the entire principal thereof then outstanding).  Each such notice shall specify the date and amount of such prepayment.  If such notice is given by a Borrower, the applicable Borrower shall make such prepayment and the payment amount specified in such notice shall be due and payable on the date specified therein.  Any prepayment of principal shall be accompanied by all accrued interest on the amount prepaid, together with any additional amounts required pursuant to Section 3.05.

(b)Mandatory.

(i)Dispositions and Involuntary Dispositions.  The Borrowers (as to the Foreign Borrower, limited to prepayment of Foreign Obligations, and limited to Net Cash Proceeds received by the Foreign Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries from any Disposition referred to below) shall prepay the Loans and/or Cash Collateralize the L/C Obligations as hereinafter provided in an aggregate amount equal to 100% of the Net Cash Proceeds received by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary from all Dispositions (other than Dispositions permitted pursuant to Section 7.05(b), (c), (d), (e) and (h)) and Involuntary Dispositions, as to each receipt of any Net Cash Proceeds, within five (5) Business Days of the later of the date of the related Disposition and the date of such receipt; provided, however, (A) that so long as no Default shall have occurred and be continuing, such Net Cash Proceeds shall not be required to be so applied (x) until the aggregate amount of the Net Cash Proceeds derived from any such Disposition or Involuntary Disposition in any fiscal year of the Domestic Borrower is equal to or greater than $1,000,000 and (y) at the election of the Domestic Borrower (as notified by the Domestic Borrower to the Administrative Agent on or prior to the date of such Disposition or Involuntary Disposition) to the extent such Loan Party or such Subsidiary reinvests all or any portion of such Net Cash Proceeds in like assets (but specifically excluding current assets as classified by GAAP) within one hundred eighty (180) days after the receipt of such Net Cash Proceeds; provided that if such Net Cash Proceeds shall have not been so reinvested they shall be immediately applied to prepay the Loans and/or Cash Collateralize the L/C Obligations and (B) that for Dispositions permitted pursuant to Section 7.05(f), (g) and (i), the Borrowers (as to the Foreign Borrower, limited to prepayment of Foreign Obligations, and limited to Net Cash Proceeds received by the Foreign Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries from any such Disposition) shall prepay the Loans

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and/or Cash Collateralize the L/C Obligations in an aggregate amount equal to 50% of the Net Cash Proceeds received by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary from any such Disposition, within five (5) Business Days of the later of the date of the related Disposition and the date of such receipt, provided that any such Net Cash Proceeds shall be subject to clauses (A)(x) and (A)(y) of this sentence.

(ii)Extraordinary Receipts.  Immediately upon receipt by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary of any Extraordinary Receipt received by or paid to or for the account of any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries, and not otherwise included in clause (ii), (iii) or (iv) of this Section, the Borrowers (as to the Foreign Borrower, limited to prepayment of Foreign Obligations, and limited to Extraordinary Receipts received by the Foreign Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries) shall prepay the Loans and/or Cash Collateralize the L/C Obligations as hereinafter provided in an aggregate principal amount equal to 100% of all Net Cash Proceeds received therefrom.

(iii)Application of Payments.  Each prepayment of Loans pursuant to the foregoing provisions of Section 2.05(b)(i)‑(ii) shall be applied, first, to the principal repayment installments of the Term Loans and the Incremental Term Loans on a pro‑rata basis for all such principal repayment installments but specifically excluding the final principal installment on the Maturity Date and, second, to the Revolving Credit Facility in the manner set forth in clause (v) of Section 2.05(b) (without reduction of any Revolving Credit Commitment hereunder).  Subject to Section 2.16, such prepayments shall be paid to the Lenders in accordance with their respective Applicable Percentages in respect of the relevant Facilities.

(iv)Revolving Credit Outstandings.  If for any reason the Total Revolving Credit Outstandings at any time exceed the Revolving Credit Facility then in effect, the applicable Borrower shall immediately upon notice from the Administrative Agent prepay Revolving Credit Loans, Swingline Loans and L/C Borrowings and/or Cash Collateralize the L/C Obligations in an aggregate amount equal to such excess.

(v)Application of Other Payments - Revolving Credit Facility.  Except as otherwise provided in Section 2.16, prepayments of the Revolving Credit Facility made pursuant to this Section 2.05(b), first, shall be applied ratably to the L/C Borrowings and the Swingline Loans, second, shall be applied to the outstanding Revolving Credit Loans, and, third, shall be used to Cash Collateralize the remaining L/C Obligations.  Upon the drawing of any Letter of Credit that has been Cash Collateralized, the funds held as Cash Collateral shall be applied (without any further action by or notice to or from a Borrower or any other Loan Party or any Defaulting Lender that has provided Cash Collateral) to reimburse the applicable L/C Issuers or the Revolving Credit Lenders, as applicable.

(vi)Alternative Currencies.  If the Administrative Agent notifies the Borrowers at any time that the Outstanding Amount of all Loans and L/C Obligations denominated in Alternative Currencies at such time exceeds an amount equal to 105%  of the Alternative Currency Sublimit then in effect, then, within two Business Days after receipt of such notice, the Borrowers shall prepay Loans and/or Cash Collateralize the L/C Obligations in an aggregate

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amount sufficient to reduce such Outstanding Amount as of such date of payment to an amount not to exceed 100% of the Alternative Currency Sublimit then in effect.

(vii)Acquisition Draw Term Loans. If for any reason the Lite-On Acquisition Date has not occurred on or prior to December 31, 2020, the Borrowers shall prepay the Acquisition Draw Term Loans in full on January 1, 2021. Subject to Section 2.16, such prepayments shall be paid to the Lenders in accordance with their respective Applicable Percentages in respect of the Acquisition Draw Term Facility.

Within the parameters of the applications set forth above, prepayments pursuant to this Section 2.05(b) shall be applied first to Base Rate Loans and then to Eurocurrency Rate Loans in direct order of Interest Period maturities.  All prepayments under this Section 2.05(b) shall be subject to Section 3.05, but otherwise without premium or penalty, and shall be accompanied by interest on the principal amount prepaid through the date of prepayment.

Section 2.06.Termination or Reduction of Commitments.

(a)Optional.  The Domestic Borrower may, upon notice to the Administrative Agent, terminate the Acquisition Draw Term Commitment (prior to any Borrowing thereunder), the Revolving Credit Facility, the Letter of Credit Sublimit, the Swingline Sublimit or the Alternative Currency Sublimit, or from time to time permanently reduce the Revolving Credit Facility, the Letter of Credit Sublimit, the Swingline Sublimit or the Alternative Currency Sublimit; provided that (i) any such notice shall be received by the Administrative Agent not later than 11:00 a.m. five (5) Business Days prior to the date of termination or reduction, (ii) any such partial reduction shall be in an aggregate amount of $10,000,000 or any whole multiple of $1,000,000 in excess thereof and (iii) the Domestic Borrower shall not terminate or reduce (A) the Revolving Credit Facility if, after giving effect thereto and to any concurrent prepayments hereunder, the Total Revolving Credit Outstandings would exceed the Revolving Credit Facility, (B) the Letter of Credit Sublimit if, after giving effect thereto, the Outstanding Amount of L/C Obligations not fully Cash Collateralized hereunder would exceed the Letter of Credit Sublimit, (C) the Swingline Sublimit if, after giving effect thereto and to any concurrent prepayments hereunder, the Outstanding Amount of Swingline Loans would exceed the Swingline Sublimit or (D) the Alternative Currency Sublimit if, after giving effect thereto and to any concurrent prepayments hereunder, the Outstanding Amount of Revolving Loans denominated in an Alternative Currency would exceed the Alternative Currency Sublimit.

(b)Mandatory. The aggregate Acquisition Draw Term Commitments shall be automatically and permanently reduced to zero on the expiration of the Acquisition Draw Term Availability Period.

(c)Application of Commitment Reductions; Payment of Fees.  The Administrative Agent will promptly notify the Lenders of any termination or reduction of the Acquisition Draw Term Commitment, the Letter of Credit Sublimit, Swingline Sublimit, the Alternative Currency Sublimit or the Revolving Credit Facility under this Section 2.06.  Upon any reduction of the Revolving Credit Facility, the Revolving Credit Commitment of each Revolving Credit Lender shall be reduced by such Lender’s Applicable Revolving Credit Percentage of such reduction amount.  All fees in respect of the Revolving Credit Facility or the Acquisition Draw Term Facility accrued until the effective date of any termination

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of the Revolving Credit Facility or the Acquisition Draw Term Facility, as applicable, shall be paid on the effective date of such termination.

Section 2.07.Repayment of Loans.

(a)Term Loans.  The Domestic Borrower shall repay to the Term Lenders on September 30, 2020, an amount equal to 1.25% of the original principal amount of the Initial Term Loan, and thereafter, on the last day of each March, June, September and December prior to the Maturity Date, an amount equal to 1.25% of the original principal amount of the Term Loans (which for the avoidance of doubt shall be the sum of (A) the original principal amount of the Acquisition Draw Term Loan measured as of the end of the Acquisition Draw Term Availability Period and (B) the original principal amount of the Initial Term Loan) which amounts shall be reduced as a result of the application of prepayments in accordance with the order of priority set forth in Section 2.05, unless accelerated sooner pursuant to Section 8.02; provided, however, that (i) the final principal repayment installment of the Term Loans shall be repaid on the Maturity Date for the Term Facility and in any event shall be in an amount equal to the aggregate principal amount of all Term Loans outstanding on such date and (ii) (A) if any principal repayment installment to be made by the Domestic Borrower (other than principal repayment installments on Eurocurrency Rate Loans) shall come due on a day other than a Business Day, such principal repayment installment shall be due on the next succeeding Business Day, and such extension of time shall be reflected in computing interest or fees, as the case may be and (B) if any principal repayment installment to be made by a Borrower on a Eurocurrency Rate Loan shall come due on a day other than a Business Day, such principal repayment installment shall be extended to the next succeeding Business Day unless the result of such extension would be to extend such principal repayment installment into another calendar month, in which event such principal repayment installment shall be due on the immediately preceding Business Day.

(b)Revolving Credit Loans.  Each Borrower shall repay to the Revolving Credit Lenders on the Maturity Date for the Revolving Credit Facility the aggregate principal amount of all Revolving Credit Loans outstanding on such date.

(c)Swingline Loans. Each Borrower shall repay each Swingline Loan on the earlier to occur of (i) the date ten (10) Business Days after such Loan is made and (ii) the Maturity Date for the Revolving Facility.

(d)Incremental Term Loans.  Each Borrower shall repay to the Administrative Agent for the ratable account of the applicable Incremental Term Lenders the aggregate principal amount of each Incremental Term Loan outstanding on the dates in the respective amounts set forth in the applicable Incremental Term Assumption Agreement, with a final principal payment of all outstanding amounts on the applicable Maturity Date for such Incremental Term Loan.

Interest

.  (a) Subject to the provisions of subsection (b) below, (i) each Eurocurrency Rate Loan under a Facility shall bear interest on the outstanding principal amount thereof for each Interest Period at a rate per annum equal to the Eurocurrency Rate for such Interest Period plus the Applicable Rate for such Facility; (ii) each Base Rate Loan under a Facility shall bear interest on the outstanding principal amount thereof from the applicable borrowing date at a rate per annum equal to the Base Rate plus the Applicable Rate for such Facility; and (iii) each Swingline Loan shall bear interest on

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the outstanding principal amount thereof from the applicable borrowing date at a rate per annum equal to the Base Rate plus the Applicable Rate for the Revolving Credit Facility. To the extent that any calculation of interest or any fee required to be paid under this Agreement shall be based on (or result in) a calculation that is less than zero, such calculation shall be deemed zero for purposes of this Agreement.

(b)(i)If any amount of principal of any Loan is not paid when due (without regard to any applicable grace periods), whether at stated maturity, by acceleration or otherwise, such amount shall thereafter bear interest at a fluctuating interest rate per annum at all times equal to the Default Rate to the fullest extent permitted by applicable Laws.

(ii)If any amount (other than principal of any Loan) payable by any Borrower under any Loan Document is not paid when due (without regard to any applicable grace periods), whether at stated maturity, by acceleration or otherwise, then upon the request of the Required Lenders, such amount shall thereafter bear interest at a fluctuating interest rate per annum at all times equal to the Default Rate to the fullest extent permitted by applicable Laws.

(iii)Upon the request of the Required Lenders, while any Event of Default exists (including a payment default), all outstanding Obligations (including Letter of Credit Fees) may accrue at a fluctuating interest rate per annum at all times equal to the Default Rate to the fullest extent permitted by Applicable Laws.

(iv)Accrued and unpaid interest on past due amounts (including interest on past due interest) shall be due and payable upon demand.

(c)Interest on each Loan shall be due and payable in arrears on each Interest Payment Date applicable thereto and at such other times as may be specified herein.  Interest hereunder shall be due and payable in accordance with the terms hereof before and after judgment, and before and after the commencement of any proceeding under any Debtor Relief Law.

Fees

.  In addition to certain fees described in subsections (h) and (i) of Section 2.03:

(a)Commitment Fee.  The Domestic Borrower shall pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Revolving Credit Lender in accordance with its Applicable Revolving Credit Percentage, a commitment fee in Dollars equal to the Applicable Rate times the actual daily amount by which the Revolving Credit Facility exceeds the sum of (i) the Outstanding Amount of Revolving Credit Loans and (ii) the Outstanding Amount of L/C Obligations subject to adjustment as provided in Section 2.16.  For the avoidance of doubt, the Outstanding Amount of Swingline Loans shall not be counted toward or considered usage of the Revolving Credit Commitments for purposes of determining the commitment fee.  The commitment fee shall accrue at all times during the Availability Period, including at any time during which one or more of the conditions in Article IV is not met, and shall be due and payable quarterly in arrears on the last Business Day of each March, June, September and December, commencing with the first such date to occur after the Closing Date, and on the last day of the Availability Period for the Revolving Credit Facility.  The commitment fee shall be calculated quarterly in arrears, and if there is any change in the Applicable Rate during any quarter, the actual daily amount shall be

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computed and multiplied by the Applicable Rate separately for each period during such quarter that such Applicable Rate was in effect.

(b)Acquisition Draw Term Loan Commitment Fee. Until the termination or expiration of the Acquisition Draw Term Availability Period, the Domestic Borrower shall pay to the  Administrative Agent for the account of each Term Lender in accordance with its Applicable Percentage of the Acquisition Draw Term Facility, a commitment fee in Dollars equal to the Applicable Rate times the actual daily amount by which the Acquisition Draw Term Facility exceeds the Outstanding Amount of Acquisition Draw Term Loans. The commitment fee shall accrue at all times during the Acquisition Draw Term Availability Period, including at any time during which one or more of the conditions in Article IV is not met, and shall be due and payable monthly in arrears on the last Business Day of each month during the Acquisition Draw Term Availability Period, and on the last day of the Acquisition Draw Term Availability Period. The commitment fee shall be calculated monthly in arrears, and if there is any change in the Applicable Rate during any month the actual daily amount shall be computed and multiplied by the Applicable Rate separately for each period during such month that such Applicable Rate was in effect.

(c)Other Fees.  (i) The Domestic Borrower shall pay to the Arrangers and the Administrative Agent for their own respective accounts fees in the amounts and at the times specified in the Fee Letters.  Such fees shall be fully earned when paid and shall not be refundable for any reason whatsoever.

(ii)The Domestic Borrower shall pay to the Lenders such fees as shall have been separately agreed upon in writing in the amounts and at the times so specified.  Such fees shall be fully earned when paid and shall not be refundable for any reason whatsoever.

Computation of Interest and Fees; Retroactive Adjustments of Applicable Rate

.  (a) All computations of interest for Base Rate Loans (including Base Rate Loans determined by reference to the Eurocurrency Rate) shall be made on the basis of a year of 365 or 366 days, as the case may be, and actual days elapsed.  All other computations of fees and interest shall be made on the basis of a 360‑day year and actual days elapsed (which results in more fees or interest, as applicable, being paid than if computed on the basis of a 365‑day year) or, in the case of interest in respect of Revolving Credit Loans denominated in Alternative Currencies as to which market practice differs from the foregoing, in accordance with such market practice.  Interest shall accrue on each Loan for the day on which the Loan is made, and shall not accrue on a Loan, or any portion thereof, for the day on which the Loan or such portion is paid; provided that any Loan that is repaid on the same day on which it is made shall, subject to Section 2.12(a), bear interest for one day.  Each determination by the Administrative Agent of an interest rate or fee hereunder shall be conclusive and binding for all purposes, absent manifest error.

(b)If, as a result of any restatement of or other adjustment to the financial statements of the Domestic Borrower or for any other reason, the Domestic Borrower or the Lenders determine that (i) the Consolidated Leverage Ratio as calculated by the  Domestic Borrower as of any applicable date was inaccurate and (ii) a proper calculation of the Consolidated Leverage Ratio would have resulted in higher pricing for such period, each Borrower shall immediately and retroactively be obligated to pay to the

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Administrative Agent for the account of the applicable Lenders or the applicable L/C Issuer, as the case may be, promptly on demand by the Administrative Agent (or, after the occurrence of an actual or deemed entry of an order for relief with respect to any Borrower under the Bankruptcy Code of the United States, automatically and without further action by the Administrative Agent, any Lender or any L/C Issuer), an amount equal to the excess of the amount of interest and fees that should have been paid for such period over the amount of interest and fees actually paid for such period.  This paragraph shall not limit the rights of the Administrative Agent, any Lender or any L/C Issuer, as the case may be, under Section 2.03(c)(iii), Section 2.03(h) or Section 2.08(b) or under Article VIII.  Each Borrower’s obligations under this paragraph shall survive the termination of the Aggregate Commitments and the repayment of all other Obligations hereunder.

Evidence of Debt

.  (a) The Credit Extensions made by each Lender shall be evidenced by one or more accounts or records maintained by such Lender and by the Administrative Agent in the ordinary course of business.  The accounts or records maintained by the Administrative Agent and each Lender shall be conclusive absent manifest error of the amount of the Credit Extensions made by the Lenders to the Borrowers and the interest and payments thereon.  Any failure to so record or any error in doing so shall not, however, limit or otherwise affect the obligation of the Borrowers hereunder to pay any amount owing with respect to the Obligations.  In the event of any conflict between the accounts and records maintained by any Lender and the accounts and records of the Administrative Agent in respect of such matters, the accounts and records of the Administrative Agent shall control in the absence of manifest error.  Upon the request of any Lender made through the Administrative Agent, such Borrower shall execute and deliver to such Lender (through the Administrative Agent) a Note, which shall evidence such Lender’s Loans in addition to such accounts or records.  Each Lender may attach schedules to its Note and endorse thereon the date, Type (if applicable), amount, currency and maturity of its Loans and payments with respect thereto.

(b)In addition to the accounts and records referred to in subsection (a) above, each Lender and the Administrative Agent shall maintain in accordance with its usual practice accounts or records evidencing the purchases and sales by such Lender of participations in Letters of Credit and Swingline Loans.  In the event of any conflict between the accounts and records maintained by the Administrative Agent and the accounts and records of any Lender in respect of such matters, the accounts and records of the Administrative Agent shall control in the absence of manifest error.

Section 2.12.Payments Generally; Administrative Agent’s Clawback.

(a)General.  All payments to be made by the Borrowers shall be made free and clear of and without condition or deduction for any counterclaim, defense, recoupment or setoff.  Except as otherwise expressly provided herein and except with respect to principal of and interest on Loans denominated in an Alternative Currency, all payments by the Borrowers hereunder shall be made to the Administrative Agent, for the account of the respective Lenders to which such payment is owed, at the Administrative Agent’s Office in Dollars and in Same Day Funds not later than 2:00 p.m. on the date specified herein.  Except as otherwise expressly provided herein, all payments by the Borrowers hereunder with respect to principal and interest on Loans denominated in an Alternative Currency shall be made to the Administrative Agent, for the account of the respective Lenders to which such payment is owed, at the applicable Administrative Agent’s Office in such Alternative Currency and in Same Day Funds not later than the Applicable Time specified by the Administrative Agent on the dates specified herein.  Without

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limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Administrative Agent may require that any payments due under this Agreement be made in the United States.  If, for any reason, any Borrower is prohibited by any Law from making any required payment hereunder in an Alternative Currency, such Borrower shall make such payment in Dollars in the Dollar Equivalent of the Alternative Currency payment amount. The Administrative Agent will promptly distribute to each Lender its Applicable Percentage in respect of the relevant Facility (or other applicable share as provided herein) of such payment in like funds as received by wire transfer to such Lender’s Lending Office.  All payments received by the Administrative Agent (i) after 2:00 p.m., in the case of payments in Dollars, or (ii) after the Applicable Time specified by the Administrative Agent in the case of payments in an Alternative Currency, shall in each case be deemed received on the next succeeding Business Day and any applicable interest or fee shall continue to accrue.  Subject to Section 2.07(a) and as otherwise specifically provided for in this Agreement, if any payment to be made by any Borrower shall come due on a day other than a Business Day, payment shall be made on the next following Business Day, and such extension of time shall be reflected in computing interest or fees, as the case may be.

(b)(i)Funding by Lenders; Presumption by Administrative Agent.  Unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from a Lender prior to the proposed date of any Borrowing of Eurocurrency Rate Loans (or, in the case of any Borrowing of Base Rate Loans, prior to 12:00 noon on the date of such Borrowing) that such Lender will not make available to the Administrative Agent such Lender’s share of such Borrowing, the Administrative Agent may assume that such Lender has made such share available on such date in accordance with Section 2.02 (or, in the case of a Borrowing of Base Rate Loans, that such Lender has made such share available in accordance with and at the time required by Section 2.02) and may, in reliance upon such assumption, make available to the applicable Borrower a corresponding amount.  In such event, if a Lender has not in fact made its share of the applicable Borrowing available to the Administrative Agent, then the applicable Lender and the applicable Borrower severally agree to pay to the Administrative Agent forthwith on demand such corresponding amount in Same Day Funds with interest thereon, for each day from and including the date such amount is made available to such Borrower to but excluding the date of payment to the Administrative Agent, at (A) in the case of a payment to be made by such Lender, the Overnight Rate, plus any administrative, processing or similar fees customarily charged by the Administrative Agent in connection with the foregoing, and (B) in the case of a payment to be made by such Borrower, the interest rate applicable to Base Rate Loans or in the case of Alternative Currencies in accordance with such market practice, in each case, as applicable.  If a Borrower and such Lender shall pay such interest to the Administrative Agent for the same or an overlapping period, the Administrative Agent shall promptly remit to such Borrower the amount of such interest paid by such Borrower for such period.  If such Lender pays its share of the applicable Borrowing to the Administrative Agent, then the amount so paid shall constitute such Lender’s Loan included in such Borrowing.  Any payment by a Borrower shall be without prejudice to any claim such Borrower may have against a Lender that shall have failed to make such payment to the Administrative Agent.

(ii)Payments by Borrowers; Presumptions by Administrative Agent.  Unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from a Borrower prior to the date on which any payment is due to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Lenders or any L/C Issuer hereunder that such Borrower will not make such payment, the Administrative Agent may assume that such Borrower has made such payment on such date in accordance herewith and may, in reliance upon such assumption, distribute to the Appropriate Lenders or the applicable L/C Issuer,

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as the case may be, the amount due.  In such event, if such Borrower has not in fact made such payment, then each of the Appropriate Lenders or the applicable L/C Issuer, as the case may be, severally agrees to repay to the Administrative Agent forthwith on demand the amount so distributed to such Lender or such L/C Issuer, in Same Day Funds 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 Overnight Rate.

A notice of the Administrative Agent to any Lender or any Borrower with respect to any amount owing under this subsection (b) shall be conclusive, absent manifest error.

(c)Failure to Satisfy Conditions Precedent.  If any Lender makes available to the Administrative Agent funds for any Loan to be made by such Lender as provided in the foregoing provisions of this Article II, and such funds are not made available to any Borrower by the Administrative Agent because the conditions to the applicable Credit Extension set forth in Article IV are not satisfied or waived in accordance with the terms hereof, the Administrative Agent shall return such funds (in like funds as received from such Lender) to such Lender, without interest.

(d)Obligations of Lenders Several.  The obligations of the Lenders hereunder to make Loans, to fund participations in Letters of Credit and Swingline Loans and to make payments pursuant to Section 11.04(c) are several and not joint.  The failure of any Lender to make any Loan, to fund any such participation or to make any payment under Section 11.04(c) on any date required hereunder shall not relieve any other Lender of its corresponding obligation to do so on such date, and no Lender shall be responsible for the failure of any other Lender to so make its Loan, to purchase its participation or to make its payment under Section 11.04(c).

(e)Funding Source.  Nothing herein shall be deemed to obligate any Lender to obtain the funds for any Loan in any particular place or manner or to constitute a representation by any Lender that it has obtained or will obtain the funds for any Loan in any particular place or manner.

Sharing of Payments by Lenders

.  If any Lender shall, by exercising any right of setoff or counterclaim or otherwise, obtain payment in respect of (a) Obligations in respect of any of the Facilities due and payable to such Lender hereunder and under the other Loan Documents at such time in excess of its ratable share (according to the proportion of (i) the amount of such Obligations due and payable to such Lender at such time to (ii) the aggregate amount of the Obligations in respect of the Facilities due and payable to all Lenders hereunder and under the other Loan Documents at such time) of payments on account of the Obligations in respect of the Facilities due and payable to all Lenders hereunder and under the other Loan Documents at such time obtained by all the Lenders at such time or (b) Obligations in respect of any of the Facilities owing (but not due and payable) to such Lender hereunder and under the other Loan Documents at such time in excess of its ratable share (according to the proportion of (i) the amount of such Obligations owing (but not due and payable) to such Lender at such time to (ii) the aggregate amount of the Obligations in respect of the Facilities owing (but not due and payable) to all Lenders hereunder and under the other Loan Documents at such time) of payments on account of the Obligations in respect of the Facilities owing (but not due and payable) to all Lenders hereunder and under the other Loan Documents at such time obtained by all of the Lenders at such time, then, in each case under clauses (a) and (b) above, the Lender receiving such greater proportion shall (A) notify the Administrative Agent of such fact, and (B) purchase (for cash at face value) participations in

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the Loans and sub-participations in L/C Obligations and Swingline Loans of the other Lenders, or make such other adjustments as shall be equitable, so that the benefit of all such payments shall be shared by the Lenders ratably in accordance with the aggregate amount of Obligations in respect of the Facilities then due and payable to the Lenders or owing (but not due and payable) to the Lenders, as the case may be; provided that:

(i)if any such participations or subparticipations are purchased and all or any portion of the payment giving rise thereto is recovered, such participations or subparticipations shall be rescinded and the purchase price restored to the extent of such recovery, without interest; and

(ii)the provisions of this Section shall not be construed to apply to (x) any payment made by or on behalf of a Borrower pursuant to and in accordance with the express terms of this Agreement (including the application of funds arising from the existence of a Defaulting Lender), (y) the application of Cash Collateral provided for in Section 2.15, or (z) any payment obtained by a Lender as consideration for the assignment of or sale of a participation in any of its Loans or subparticipations in L/C Obligations or Swingline Loans to any assignee or participant, other than an assignment to any Loan Party or any Affiliate thereof (as to which the provisions of this Section shall apply).

Each Loan Party consents to the foregoing and agrees, to the extent it may effectively do so under Applicable Law, that any Lender acquiring a participation pursuant to the foregoing arrangements may exercise against such Loan Party rights of setoff and counterclaim with respect to such participation as fully as if such Lender were a direct creditor of such Loan Party in the amount of such participation.

Section 2.14.[Reserved].

Section 2.15.Cash Collateral.

(a)Certain Credit Support Events.  If (i) any L/C Issuer has honored any full or partial drawing request under any Letter of Credit and such drawing has resulted in an L/C Borrowing, (ii) as of the Letter of Credit Expiration Date, any L/C Obligation for any reason remains outstanding, (iii) the Borrowers shall be required to provide Cash Collateral pursuant to Section 8.02(c), or (iv) there shall exist a Defaulting Lender, each Borrower shall immediately (in the case of clause (iii) above) or within one Business Day (in all other cases) following any request by the Administrative Agent or the applicable L/C Issuer, provide Cash Collateral in an amount not less than the applicable Minimum Collateral Amount attributable to Letters of Credit issued at the request of such Borrower (determined in the case of Cash Collateral provided pursuant to clause (iv) above, after giving effect to Section 2.16(a)(iv) and any Cash Collateral provided by the Defaulting Lender).  

(b)Grant of Security Interest.  Each Borrower, and to the extent provided by any Defaulting Lender, such Defaulting Lender, hereby grants to (and subjects to the control of) the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Administrative Agent, the L/C Issuers and the Lenders, and agrees to maintain, a first priority security interest in all such cash, deposit accounts and all balances therein, and all other property so provided by it as collateral pursuant hereto, and in all proceeds of the foregoing, all as security for the obligations to which such Cash Collateral may be applied pursuant to Section 2.15(c).  If

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at any time the Administrative Agent determines that Cash Collateral is subject to any right or claim of any Person other than the Administrative Agent or the applicable L/C Issuer as herein provided, or that the total amount of such Cash Collateral is less than the Minimum Collateral Amount, each Borrower will, promptly upon demand by the Administrative Agent, pay or provide to the Administrative Agent additional Cash Collateral in an amount sufficient to eliminate such deficiency with respect to Letters of Credit issued for such Borrower’s account.  All Cash Collateral (other than credit support not constituting funds subject to deposit) shall be maintained in one or more Controlled Accounts at Bank of America.  The Borrowers shall pay on demand therefor from time to time all customary account opening, activity and other administrative fees and charges in connection with the maintenance and disbursement of Cash Collateral.

(c)Application.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Agreement, Cash Collateral provided under any of this Section 2.15 or Sections 2.03, 2.04, 2.05, 2.16 or 8.02 in respect of Letters of Credit shall be held and applied to the satisfaction of the specific L/C Obligations, obligations to fund participations therein (including, as to Cash Collateral provided by a Revolving Credit Lender that is a Defaulting Lender, any interest accrued on such obligation) and other obligations for which the Cash Collateral was so provided, prior to any other application of such property as may otherwise be provided for herein.

(d)Release.  Cash Collateral (or the appropriate portion thereof) provided to reduce Fronting Exposure or to secure other obligations shall be released promptly following (i) the elimination of the applicable Fronting Exposure or other obligations giving rise thereto (including by the termination of Defaulting Lender status of the applicable Revolving Credit Lender (or, as appropriate, its assignee following compliance with Section 11.06(b)(vi))) or (ii) the determination by the Administrative Agent and the applicable L/C Issuer that there exists excess Cash Collateral; provided, however, (x) any such release shall be without prejudice to, and any disbursement or other transfer of Cash Collateral shall be and remain subject to, any other Lien conferred under the Loan Documents and the other applicable provisions of the Loan Documents, and (y) the Person providing Cash Collateral and the applicable L/C Issuer may agree that Cash Collateral shall not be released but instead held to support future anticipated Fronting Exposure or other obligations.

Section 2.16.Defaulting Lenders.

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

(i)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 “Required Lenders” and Section 11.01.

(ii)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 VIII or otherwise) or received by the Administrative Agent from a Defaulting Lender pursuant to Section 11.08 shall be applied at such time or times as may be determined by the Administrative Agent as follows: first, to the

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payment of any amounts owing by such Defaulting Lender to the Administrative Agent hereunder; second, to the payment on a pro rata basis of any amounts owing by such Defaulting Lender to any L/C Issuer or Swingline Lender hereunder; third, to Cash Collateralize the L/C Issuers’ Fronting Exposure with respect to such Defaulting Lender in accordance with Section 2.15; fourth, as the applicable 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; fifth, if so determined by the Administrative Agent and the applicable Borrower, to be held in a deposit account and released pro rata in order to (x) satisfy such Defaulting Lender’s potential future funding obligations with respect to Loans under this Agreement and (y) Cash Collateralize the L/C Issuers’ future Fronting Exposure with respect to such Defaulting Lender with respect to future Letters of Credit issued under this Agreement, in accordance with Section 2.15; sixth, to the payment of any amounts owing to the Lenders, the L/C Issuers or Swingline Lender as a result of any judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction obtained by any Lender, any L/C Issuer or the Swingline Lender against such Defaulting Lender as a result of such Defaulting Lender’s breach of its obligations under this Agreement; seventh, so long as no Default or Event of Default exists, to the payment of any amounts owing to the applicable Borrower as a result of any judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction obtained by such Borrower against such Defaulting Lender as a result of such Defaulting Lender’s breach of its obligations under this Agreement; and eighth, to such Defaulting Lender or as otherwise as may be required under the Loan Documents in connection with any Lien conferred thereunder or directed by a court of competent jurisdiction; provided that if (x) such payment is a payment of the principal amount of any Loans or L/C Borrowings in respect of which such Defaulting Lender has not fully funded its appropriate share, and (y) such Loans were made or the related Letters of Credit were issued at a time when the conditions set forth in Section 4.02 were satisfied or waived, such payment shall be applied solely to pay the Loans of, and L/C Obligations owed to, all Non‑Defaulting Lenders on a pro rata basis prior to being applied to the payment of any Loans of, or L/C Obligations owed to, such Defaulting Lender until such time as all Loans and funded and unfunded participations in L/C Obligations and Swingline Loans are held by the Lenders pro rata in accordance with the Commitments hereunder without giving effect to Section 2.16(a)(iv).  Any payments, prepayments or other amounts paid or payable to a Defaulting Lender that are applied (or held) to pay amounts owed by a Defaulting Lender or to post Cash Collateral pursuant to this Section 2.16(a)(ii) shall be deemed paid to and redirected by such Defaulting Lender, and each Lender irrevocably consents hereto.

(iii)Certain Fees.

(A)No Defaulting Lender shall be entitled to receive any fee payable under Sections 2.09(a) or 2.09(b) for any period during which that Lender is a Defaulting Lender (and the Borrowers shall not be required to pay any such fee that otherwise would have been required to have been paid to that Defaulting Lender).

(B)Each Defaulting Lender shall be entitled to receive Letter of Credit Fees for any period during which that Lender is a Defaulting Lender only to the extent allocable to its Applicable Percentage of the stated amount of Letters of Credit for which it has provided Cash Collateral pursuant to Section 2.15.

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(C)With respect to any Letter of Credit Fee not required to be paid to any Defaulting Lender pursuant to clause (A) or (B) above, the Borrowers shall (x) pay to each Non‑Defaulting Lender that portion of any such fee otherwise payable to such Defaulting Lender with respect to such Defaulting Lender’s participation in L/C Obligations that has been reallocated to such Non‑Defaulting Lender pursuant to clause (iv) below, (y) pay to each L/C Issuer and Swingline Lender, as applicable, the amount of any such fee otherwise payable to such Defaulting Lender to the extent allocable to such L/C Issuer’s or Swingline Lender’s Fronting Exposure to such Defaulting Lender, and (z) not be required to pay the remaining amount of any such fee.

(iv)Reallocation of Applicable Percentages to Reduce Fronting Exposure.  All or any part of such Defaulting Lender’s participation in L/C Obligations and Swingline Loans shall be reallocated among the Non‑Defaulting Lenders in accordance with their respective Applicable Revolving Credit Percentages (calculated without regard to such Defaulting Lender’s Commitment) but only to the extent that (x) the conditions set forth in Section 4.02 are satisfied at the time of such reallocation (and, unless the Domestic Borrower shall have otherwise notified the Administrative Agent at such time, the Domestic Borrower shall be deemed to have represented and warranted that such conditions are satisfied at such time), and (y) such reallocation does not cause the aggregate Revolving Credit Exposure of any Non‑Defaulting Lender to exceed such Non‑Defaulting Lender’s Commitment.  Subject to Section 11.23, no reallocation hereunder shall constitute a waiver or release of any claim of any party hereunder against a Defaulting Lender arising from that Lender having become a Defaulting Lender, including any claim of a Non‑Defaulting Lender as a result of such Non‑Defaulting Lender’s increased exposure following such reallocation.

(v)Cash Collateral, Repayment of Swingline Loans.  If the reallocation described in clause (a)(iv) above cannot, or can only partially, be effected, the Domestic Borrower shall, without prejudice to any right or remedy available to it hereunder or under applicable Law, (x) first, prepay Swingline Loans in an amount equal to the Swingline Lenders’ Fronting Exposure and (y) second, Cash Collateralize the L/C Issuers’ Fronting Exposure in accordance with the procedures set forth in Section 2.15.

(b)Defaulting Lender Cure.  If the Domestic Borrower, the Administrative Agent, the Swingline Lender and each L/C Issuer 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 (which may include arrangements with respect to any Cash Collateral), that Lender will, to the extent applicable, purchase at par that portion of outstanding Loans of the other Lenders or take such other actions as the Administrative Agent may determine to be necessary to cause the Loans and funded and unfunded participations in Letters of Credit and Swingline Loans to be held on a pro rata basis by the Lenders in accordance with their Applicable Percentages (without giving effect to Section 2.16(a)(iv)), 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 applicable 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.

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Section 2.17.Increase in Revolving Credit Facility.

(a)Request for Increase.  Provided there exists no Default, upon notice to the Administrative Agent (which shall promptly notify the Revolving Credit Lenders and other Eligible Assignees selected by the Domestic Borrower with the approval of the Administrative Agent, each L/C Issuer and the Swingline Lender (which approvals shall not be unreasonably withheld) (any such Eligible Assignees, “Potential Revolving Credit Lenders”)), the Borrowers may from time to time, request an increase in the Revolving Credit Facility (subject to item (iii) in the below proviso) by an aggregate amount of increases in the Revolving Credit Facility (for all such requests, but excluding all portions of such increase requests that are allocated as Incremental Term Loans pursuant to item (iii) of the proviso in this Section 2.17(a)) not greater than (x) $350,000,000 less (y) the amount of all Incremental Term Loans made pursuant to Section 2.18 (whether pursuant to a direct Borrower request under such Section or the operation of item (iii) in the following proviso); provided that (i) any such request for an increase shall be in a minimum amount of $25,000,000, (ii) the Borrowers may make a maximum of five such requests (inclusive of any direct requests made for Incremental Term Loans pursuant to Section 2.18) and (iii) no more than 50% of the aggregate amount requested pursuant to this Section 2.17 (A) by the applicable Borrower may be an increase to the Revolving Credit Facility and the remaining portion of such requested increase under this Section 2.17 shall be deemed a request for an Incremental Term Loan in such amount under, and in accordance with, the terms of Section 2.18. At the time of sending such notice, the applicable Borrower (in consultation with the Administrative Agent) shall specify the time period within which each Revolving Credit Lender or Potential Revolving Credit Lender is requested to respond (which shall in no event be less than ten Business Days from the date of delivery of such notice to the Revolving Credit Lenders and Potential Revolving Credit Lenders).

(b)Lender Elections to Increase.  Each Revolving Credit Lender or Potential Revolving Credit Lender shall notify the Administrative Agent within such time period whether or not it agrees to increase its Revolving Credit Commitment or provide a new Revolving Credit Commitment, as applicable, and, if so, the amount thereof.  Any Revolving Credit Lender or Potential Revolving Credit Lender not responding within such time period shall be deemed to have declined to increase its Revolving Credit Commitment or to provide a new Revolving Credit Commitment, as applicable.

(c)Notification by Administrative Agent; Additional Revolving Credit Lenders.  The Administrative Agent shall notify the applicable Borrower and each Revolving Credit Lender of the Revolving Credit Lenders’ and Potential Revolving Credit Lenders’ responses to each request made hereunder.  Each Potential Revolving Credit Lender that elects to participate in such requested increase (a “New Revolving Credit Lender”) shall become a Revolving Credit Lender hereunder pursuant to a joinder agreement in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and its counsel.

(d)Effective Date and Allocations.  If the Revolving Credit Facility is increased in accordance with this Section, the Administrative Agent and the applicable Borrower shall determine the effective date (the “Revolving Credit Increase Effective Date”) and the final allocation of such increase.  The Administrative Agent shall promptly notify the applicable Borrower and the Revolving Credit Lenders and New Revolving Credit Lenders of the final allocation of such increase and the Revolving Credit Increase Effective Date.  Upon the effectiveness of any such increase, this Agreement shall be amended to the extent (but only to the extent) necessary to reflect the existence and terms of the increased

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Revolving Credit Facility.  Any such amendment may be memorialized in writing by the Administrative Agent with the Borrowers’ consent and furnished to the other parties hereto.

(e)Conditions to Effectiveness of Increase.  As a condition precedent to such increase, the Domestic Borrower shall deliver to the Administrative Agent a certificate of each Loan Party dated as of the Revolving Credit Increase Effective Date (in sufficient copies for each Lender) signed by a Responsible Officer of such Loan Party (x) certifying and attaching the resolutions adopted by such Loan Party approving or consenting to such increase, and (y) certifying that, before and after giving effect to such increase, (A) no Default or Event of Default exists, (B) the representations and warranties contained in Article V and the other Loan Documents are true and correct in all material respects (or, with respect to representations and warranties modified by materiality standards, in all respects) on and as of the Revolving Credit Increase Effective Date, except to the extent that such representations and warranties specifically refer to an earlier date, in which case they are true and correct as of such earlier date, and except that for purposes of this Section 2.17, the representations and warranties contained in subsections (a) and (b) of Section 5.05 shall be deemed to refer to the most recent statements furnished pursuant to subsections (a) and (b), respectively, of Section 6.01, (C) on a pro forma basis after giving effect to the incurrence of any Revolving Credit Loans made on the Revolving Credit Increase Effective Date or the incurrence of any Incremental Term Loans made on the Incremental Term Loan Date, the Borrowers and their respective Subsidiaries shall be in pro forma compliance with all of the covenants set forth in Section 7.11, such compliance to be determined on the basis of the financial information most recently delivered to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders pursuant to Section 6.01(a) or (b), (D) no less than 50% of the aggregate amount of the increase requested pursuant to Section 2.17(a) shall have been fully subscribed for as an Incremental Term Loan by existing or new Incremental Term Lenders, and (E) the other conditions set forth in this Section 2.17 have been satisfied. The Administrative Agent shall have received legal opinions relating to such increase and other closing certificates and documentation as may be reasonably requested and consistent with those delivered on the Closing Date under Section 4.01.  The Borrowers shall prepay any Revolving Credit Loans outstanding on the Revolving Credit Increase Effective Date (and pay any additional amounts required pursuant to Section 3.05) to the extent necessary to keep the outstanding Revolving Credit Loans ratable with any revised Applicable Revolving Credit Percentages arising from any nonratable increase in the Revolving Credit Commitments under this Section.

(f)Conflicting Provisions.  This Section shall supersede any provisions in Section 2.13 or 11.01 to the contrary.

(g)Pari Passu.  All increases to the Revolving Credit Commitment shall be guaranteed and secured on a pari passu basis with the existing Revolving Credit Facility, the existing Term Facility and any existing Incremental Term Facility.

Incremental Term Loans

.  (a) Provided there exists no Default or Event of Default, upon notice to the Administrative Agent (which shall promptly notify the Lenders and other Eligible Assignees selected by the Domestic Borrower with the approval of the Administrative Agent (which approval shall not be unreasonably withheld) (any such Eligible Assignees, “Potential Incremental Term Lenders”)), the Borrowers may from time to time, request Incremental Term Commitments in Dollars in an aggregate amount (for all such requests including all portions of such increase requests that are allocated as Incremental Term Loans pursuant to item (iii) of the proviso in

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Section 2.17(a)) not greater than (x) $350,000,000 less (y) the aggregate amount of increases in the Revolving Credit Facility made pursuant to Section 2.17; provided that (A) any such request for Incremental Term Commitments shall be in a minimum amount of $25,000,000 and (B) the Borrowers may make a maximum of five such direct requests (inclusive of any requests made pursuant to Section 2.17). At the time of sending such notice, the applicable Borrower (in consultation with the Administrative Agent) shall specify (x) the time period within which each Lender or Potential Incremental Term Lender  is requested to respond (which shall in no event be less than fifteen Business Days from the date of delivery of such notice to the Lenders and Potential Incremental Term Lenders), (y) the pricing and the amortization terms with respect to such Incremental Term Commitments and (z) the applicable Incremental Term Loan Date.

(b)Lender Elections; Additional Lenders.  Each Lender and Potential Incremental Term Lender shall notify the Administrative Agent within such time period of its Incremental Term Commitment, if any.  Any Lender or Potential Incremental Term Lender not responding within such time period shall be deemed to have declined to provide an Incremental Term Commitment.  The Administrative Agent shall notify the applicable Borrower of the Lenders’ and Potential Incremental Term Lenders’ responses to each request made hereunder.

(c)Incremental Term Assumption Agreement.  The Borrowers and each Incremental Term Lender shall execute and deliver to the Administrative Agent an Incremental Term Assumption Agreement and such other documentation as the Administrative Agent shall reasonably specify to evidence the Incremental Term Commitment of such Incremental Term Lender.  Each Incremental Term Assumption Agreement shall specify the terms of the Incremental Term Loans to be made thereunder; provided that the final maturity date of any Incremental Term Loans shall be no earlier than the later of the Maturity Date in respect of the Revolving Credit Facility and the latest maturity date for any Incremental Term Loans then outstanding.  The Administrative Agent shall promptly notify each Lender and each Potential Incremental Term Lender that has elected to provide an Incremental Term Commitment as to the effectiveness of each Incremental Term Assumption Agreement.  Upon the effectiveness of any Incremental Term Assumption Agreement, this Agreement shall be amended to the extent (but only to the extent) necessary to reflect the existence and terms of the Incremental Term Commitments evidenced thereby.  Any such amendment may be memorialized in writing by the Administrative Agent with the Borrowers’ consent and furnished to the other parties hereto.

(d)Conditions to Effectiveness of Incremental Term Loan.  As a condition precedent to any Incremental Term Commitment becoming effective under this Section 2.18, the Domestic Borrower shall deliver to the Administrative Agent a certificate of each Loan Party dated as of the Incremental Term Loan Date (in sufficient copies for each Lender requesting the same) signed by a Responsible Officer of such Loan Party (x) certifying and attaching the resolutions adopted by such Loan Party approving or consenting to such Incremental Term Loan, and (y) certifying that, before and after giving effect to such increase, (A) no Default or Event of Default Exists, (B) the representations and warranties contained in Article V and the other Loan Documents are true and correct in all material respects (or, with respect to representations and warranties modified by materiality standards, in all respects) on and as of the Incremental Term Loan Date, except to the extent that such representations and warranties specifically refer to an earlier date, in which case they are true and correct as of such earlier date, and except that for purposes of this Section 2.18, the representations and warranties contained in subsections (a) and (b) of Section 5.05 shall be deemed to refer to the most recent statements furnished pursuant to subsections (a)

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and (b), respectively, of Section 6.01, (C) on a pro forma basis after giving effect to the incurrence of any Incremental Term Loans made on the Incremental Term Loan Date or the incurrence of any Revolving Credit Loans made on the Revolving Credit Increase Effective Date, the Borrowers and their respective Subsidiaries shall be in pro forma compliance with all of the covenants set forth in Section 7.11, such compliance to be determined on the basis of the financial information most recently delivered to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders pursuant to Section 6.01(a) or (b) and (D) the other conditions set forth in this Section 2.18 have been satisfied. The Administrative Agent shall have received legal opinions relating to such Incremental Term Loans and other closing certificates and documentation as required by the relevant Incremental Assumption Agreement and consistent with those delivered on the Closing Date under Section 4.01.

(e)Conflicting Provisions.  This Section shall supersede any provisions in Section 2.13 or 11.01 to the contrary.

(f)Pari Passu.  All Incremental Term Loans shall be guaranteed and secured on a pari passu basis with the existing Revolving Credit Facility, the existing Term Facility and any existing Incremental Term Facility.  

Designated Lenders

.  Each of the Administrative Agent, each L/C Issuer, the Swingline Lender and each Lender at its option may make any Credit Extension or otherwise perform its obligations hereunder through any Lending Office (each, a “Designated Lender”); provided that any exercise of such option shall not affect the obligation of such Borrower to repay any Credit Extension in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.  Any Designated Lender shall be considered a Lender; provided that in the case of an Affiliate or branch of a Lender, such provisions that would be applicable with respect to Credit Extensions actually provided by such Affiliate or branch of such Lender shall apply to such Affiliate or branch of such Lender to the same extent as such Lender; provided that for the purposes only of voting in connection with any Loan Document, any participation by any Designated Lender in any outstanding Credit Extension shall be deemed a participation of such Lender.

Article III

TAXES, YIELD PROTECTION AND ILLEGALITY

Section 3.01.Taxes.

(a)Defined Terms. For purposes of this Section 3.01, the term “Applicable Law” includes FATCA and the term “Lender” includes each L/C Issuer.

(b)Payments Free of Taxes; Obligation to Withhold; Payments on Account of Taxes. Any and all payments by or on account of any obligation of any Loan Party under any Loan Document shall be made without deduction or withholding for any Taxes, except as required by Applicable Laws. If any Applicable Laws (as determined in the good faith discretion of an applicable Withholding Agent) require the deduction or withholding of any Tax from any such payment by a Withholding Agent, then the applicable Withholding Agent shall be entitled to make such deduction or withholding and shall timely pay the full amount deducted or withheld to the relevant Governmental Authority in accordance with Applicable Law and, if such Tax is an Indemnified Tax, then the sum payable by the applicable Loan

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Party shall be increased as necessary so that after any required withholding or the making of all required deductions (including deductions applicable to additional sums payable under this Section 3.01) the applicable Recipient receives an amount equal to the sum it would have received had no such withholding or deduction been made.

(c)Payment of Other Taxes by the Loan Parties. The Loan Parties shall timely pay to the relevant Governmental Authority in accordance with Applicable Law, or at the option of the Administrative Agent timely reimburse it for the payment of, any Other Taxes.

(d)Tax Indemnifications.  (i) Each of the Loan Parties shall, and does hereby, jointly and severally indemnify each Recipient, and shall make payment in respect thereof within 10 days after demand therefor, for the full amount of any Indemnified Taxes (including Indemnified Taxes imposed or asserted on or attributable to amounts payable under this Section 3.01) payable or paid by such Recipient or required to be withheld or deducted from a payment to such Recipient, and any penalties, interest and reasonable expenses arising therefrom or with respect thereto, whether or not such Indemnified Taxes were correctly or legally imposed or asserted by the relevant Governmental Authority.  A certificate as to the amount of such payment or liability delivered to such Loan Party by a Lender (with a copy to the Administrative Agent), or by the Administrative Agent on its own behalf or on behalf of a Lender, shall be conclusive absent manifest error.  Each Loan Party shall, and does hereby, jointly and severally indemnify the Administrative Agent, and shall make payment in respect thereof within 10 days after demand therefor, for any amount which a Lender for any reason fails to pay indefeasibly to the Administrative Agent as required pursuant to Section 3.01(d)(ii) below.

(ii)Each Lender shall, and does hereby, severally indemnify, and shall make payment in respect thereof within 10 days after demand therefor, (x) the Administrative Agent against any Indemnified Taxes attributable to such Lender (but only to the extent that any Loan Party has not already indemnified the Administrative Agent for such Indemnified Taxes and without limiting the obligation of such Loan Party to do so), (y) the Administrative Agent and each Loan Party, as applicable, against any Taxes attributable to such Lender’s failure to comply with the provisions of Section 11.06(d) relating to the maintenance of a Participant Register and (z) the Administrative Agent and each Loan Party, as applicable, against any Excluded Taxes attributable to such Lender, in each case, that are payable or paid by the Administrative Agent or any Borrower in connection with any Loan Document, and any reasonable expenses arising therefrom or with respect thereto, whether or not such Taxes were correctly or legally imposed or asserted by the relevant Governmental Authority.  A certificate as to the amount of such payment or liability delivered to any Lender by the Administrative Agent shall be conclusive absent manifest error.  Each Lender hereby authorizes the Administrative Agent to set off and apply any and all amounts at any time owing to such Lender under this Agreement or any other Loan Document against any amount due to the Administrative Agent under this clause (ii).

(e)Evidence of Payments. As soon as practicable after any payment of Taxes by any Loan Party to a Governmental Authority, as provided in this Section 3.01, the Domestic Borrower shall deliver to the Administrative Agent the original or a certified copy of a receipt issued by such Governmental Authority evidencing such payment, a copy of any return reporting such payment or other evidence of such payment reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.

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(f)Status of Lenders; Tax Documentation.  (i) Any Lender that is entitled to an exemption from or reduction of withholding Tax with respect to payments made under any Loan Document shall deliver to the Domestic Borrower or the Foreign Borrower and the Administrative Agent, at the time or times reasonably requested by the Domestic Borrower, the Foreign Borrower or the Administrative Agent, such properly completed and executed documentation reasonably requested by the Domestic Borrower, the Foreign Borrower or the Administrative Agent as will permit such payments to be made without withholding or at a reduced rate of withholding.  In addition, any Lender, if reasonably requested by the Domestic Borrower, the Foreign Borrower or the Administrative Agent, shall deliver such other documentation prescribed by Applicable Law or reasonably requested by the Domestic Borrower, the Foreign Borrower or the Administrative Agent as will enable Domestic Borrower or the Administrative Agent to determine whether or not such Lender is subject to backup withholding or information reporting requirements or any other applicable withholding tax. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the preceding two sentences, the completion, execution and submission of such documentation (other than such documentation set forth in Section 3.01(e)(ii)(A), (ii)(B) and (ii)(D) below) shall not be required if in the Lender’s reasonable judgment such completion, execution or submission would subject such Lender to any material unreimbursed cost or expense or would materially prejudice the legal or commercial position of such Lender.

(ii)Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, in the event that a Borrower is a U.S. Person,

(A)any Lender that is a U.S. Person shall deliver to the Domestic Borrower and the Administrative Agent on or prior to the date on which such Lender becomes a Lender under this Agreement (and from time to time thereafter upon the reasonable request of the Domestic Borrower or the Administrative Agent), executed copies of IRS Form W‑9 certifying that such Lender is exempt from U.S. federal backup withholding tax;

(B)any Foreign Lender shall, to the extent it is legally entitled to do so, deliver to the Domestic Borrower and the Administrative Agent (in such number of copies as shall be requested by the recipient) on or prior to the date on which such Foreign Lender becomes a Lender under this Agreement (and from time to time thereafter upon the reasonable request of the Domestic Borrower or the Administrative Agent), whichever of the following is applicable:

(I)in the case of a Foreign Lender claiming the benefits of an income tax treaty to which the United States is a party (x) with respect to payments of interest under any Loan Document, executed copies of IRS Form W‑8BEN‑E (or W‑8BEN, as applicable) establishing an exemption from, or reduction of, U.S. federal withholding Tax pursuant to the “interest” article of such tax treaty and (y) with respect to any other applicable payments under any Loan Document, IRS Form W‑8BEN‑E (or W‑8BEN, as applicable) establishing an exemption from, or reduction of, U.S. federal withholding Tax pursuant to the “business profits” or “other income” article of such tax treaty;

(II)executed copies of IRS Form W‑8ECI;

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(III)in the case of a Foreign Lender claiming the benefits of the exemption for portfolio interest under Section 881(c) of the Code, (x) a certificate substantially in the form of Exhibit F‑1 to the effect that such Foreign Lender is not a “bank” within the meaning of Section 881(c)(3)(A) of the Code, a “10 percent shareholder” of such Borrower within the meaning of Section 881(c)(3)(B) of the Code, or a “controlled foreign corporation” described in Section 881(c)(3)(C) of the Code (a “U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate”) and (y) executed copies of IRS Form W‑8BEN‑E (or W‑8BEN, as applicable); or

(IV)to the extent a Foreign Lender is not the beneficial owner, executed copies of IRS Form W‑8IMY, accompanied by IRS Form W‑8ECI, IRS Form W‑8BEN‑E (or W‑8BEN, as applicable), a U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate substantially in the form of Exhibit F‑2 or Exhibit F‑3, IRS Form W‑9, and/or other certification documents from each beneficial owner, as applicable; provided that if the Foreign Lender is a partnership and one or more direct or indirect partners of such Foreign Lender are claiming the portfolio interest exemption, such Foreign Lender may provide a U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate substantially in the form of Exhibit F‑4 on behalf of each such direct and indirect partner;

(C)any Foreign Lender shall, to the extent it is legally entitled to do so, deliver to the Domestic Borrower and the Administrative Agent (in such number of copies as shall be requested by the recipient) on or prior to the date on which such Foreign Lender becomes a Lender under this Agreement (and from time to time thereafter upon the reasonable request of the Domestic Borrower or the Administrative Agent), executed copies (or originals, as required) of any other form prescribed by Applicable Law as a basis for claiming exemption from or a reduction in U.S. federal withholding Tax, duly completed, together with such supplementary documentation as may be prescribed by Applicable Law to permit the Domestic Borrower or the Administrative Agent to determine the withholding or deduction required to be made; and

(D)if a payment made to a Lender under any Loan Document would be subject to U.S. federal withholding Tax imposed by FATCA if such Lender were to fail to comply with the applicable reporting requirements of FATCA (including those contained in Section 1471(b) or 1472(b) of the Code, as applicable), such Lender shall deliver to the Domestic Borrower and the Administrative Agent at the time or times prescribed by law and at such time or times reasonably requested by the Domestic Borrower or the Administrative Agent such documentation prescribed by Applicable Law (including as prescribed by Section 1471(b)(3)(C)(i) of the Code) and such additional documentation reasonably requested by the Domestic Borrower or the Administrative Agent as may be necessary for the Domestic Borrower and the Administrative Agent to comply with their obligations under FATCA and to determine that such Lender has complied with such Lender’s obligations under FATCA or to determine the amount to deduct and withhold from such payment.  Solely for purposes of this clause (D), “FATCA” shall include any amendments made to FATCA after the date of this Agreement.

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(iii)Each Lender agrees that if any form or certification it previously delivered pursuant to this Section 3.01 expires or becomes obsolete or inaccurate in any respect, it shall update such form or certification or promptly notify the Domestic Borrower and the Administrative Agent in writing of its legal inability to do so.

(g)Treatment of Certain Refunds.  Unless required by applicable Laws, at no time shall the Administrative Agent have any obligation to file for or otherwise pursue on behalf of a Lender, or have any obligation to pay to any Lender, any refund of Taxes withheld or deducted from funds paid for the account of such Lender.  If any Recipient determines, in its sole discretion exercised in good faith, that it has received a refund of any Taxes as to which it has been indemnified by any Loan Party or with respect to which any Loan Party has paid additional amounts pursuant to this Section 3.01, it shall pay to such Loan Party an amount equal to such refund (but only to the extent of indemnity payments made, or additional amounts paid, by such Loan Party under this Section 3.01 with respect to the Taxes giving rise to such refund), net of all out‑of‑pocket expenses (including Taxes) incurred by such Recipient, and without interest (other than any interest paid by the relevant Governmental Authority with respect to such refund); provided that each Loan Party, upon the request of the Recipient, agrees to repay the amount paid over to such Loan Party (plus any penalties, interest or other charges imposed by the relevant Governmental Authority) to the Recipient in the event the Recipient is required to repay such refund to such Governmental Authority.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this subsection, in no event will the applicable Recipient be required to pay any amount to any Loan Party pursuant to this subsection the payment of which would place the Recipient in a less favorable net after‑Tax position than such Recipient would have been in if the Tax subject to indemnification and giving rise to such refund had not been deducted, withheld or otherwise imposed and the indemnification payments or additional amounts with respect to such Tax had never been paid.  This subsection shall not be construed to require any Recipient to make available its tax returns (or any other information relating to its taxes that it deems confidential) to any Loan Party or any other Person.

(h)Survival.  Each party’s obligations under this Section 3.01 shall survive the resignation or replacement of the Administrative Agent or any assignment of rights by, or the replacement of, a Lender, the termination of the Commitments and the repayment, satisfaction or discharge of all other Obligations.

Illegality

.  (a) If any Lender determines that any Law has made it unlawful, or that any Governmental Authority has asserted that it is unlawful, for any Lender or its applicable Lending Office to make, maintain or fund or charge interest with respect to any Credit Extension, or to determine or charge interest rates based upon the Eurocurrency Rate, or any Governmental Authority has imposed material restrictions on the authority of such Lender to purchase or sell, or to take deposits of, Dollars or any Alternative Currency in the applicable interbank market, then, on notice thereof by such Lender to the Domestic Borrower through the Administrative Agent, (i) any obligation of such Lender to make or continue Eurocurrency Rate Loans in the affected currency or currencies or, in the case of Eurocurrency Rate Loans in Dollars, to convert Base Rate Loans to Eurocurrency Rate Loans shall be suspended, and (ii) if such notice asserts the illegality of such Lender making or maintaining Base Rate Loans the interest rate on which is determined by reference to the Eurocurrency Rate component of the Base Rate, the interest rate on which Base Rate Loans of such Lender shall, if necessary to avoid such illegality, be determined by the Administrative Agent without reference to the Eurocurrency Rate component of the Base Rate, in each case until such Lender notifies the Administrative Agent and the Domestic Borrower that the circumstances giving rise to such determination no longer exist.  Upon receipt of such notice,

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(x) the Borrowers shall, upon demand from such Lender (with a copy to the Administrative Agent), prepay or, if applicable and such Loans are denominated in Dollars, convert all Eurocurrency Rate Loans of such Lender to Base Rate Loans (the interest rate on which Base Rate Loans of such Lender shall, if necessary to avoid such illegality, be determined by the Administrative Agent without reference to the Eurocurrency Rate component of the Base Rate), either on the last day of the Interest Period therefor, if such Lender may lawfully continue to maintain such Eurocurrency Rate Loans to such day, or immediately, if such Lender may not lawfully continue to maintain such Eurocurrency Rate Loans and (y) if such notice asserts the illegality of such Lender determining or charging interest rates based upon the Eurocurrency Rate, the Administrative Agent shall during the period of such suspension compute the Base Rate applicable to such Lender without reference to the Eurocurrency Rate component thereof until the Administrative Agent is advised in writing by such Lender that it is no longer illegal for such Lender to determine or charge interest rates based upon the Eurocurrency Rate.  Upon any such prepayment or conversion, the Borrowers shall also pay accrued interest on the amount so prepaid or converted.

(b)If, in any applicable jurisdiction, the Administrative Agent, any L/C Issuer or any Lender or any Designated Lender (the “Determining Party”) determines that any Law has made it unlawful, or that any Governmental Authority has asserted that it is unlawful, for the Administrative Agent, any L/C Issuer or any Lender or its Designated Lender to (i) perform any of its obligations hereunder or under any other Loan Document, (ii) fund or maintain its participation in any Loan or (iii) issue, make, maintain, fund or charge interest or fees with respect to any Credit Extension to the Foreign Borrower such Determining Party shall promptly notify the Administrative Agent and, upon the Administrative Agent notifying the Domestic Borrower of such determination, and until such notice by such Determining Party is revoked, any obligation of such Person to issue, make, maintain, fund or charge interest or fees with respect to any such Credit Extension shall be suspended, and to the extent required by applicable Law, cancelled.  Upon receipt of such notice, the Loan Parties shall, (A) repay such Determining Party’s participation in the Loans or other applicable Obligations on the last day of the Interest Period for each Loan or other Obligation occurring after the Administrative Agent has notified the Domestic Borrower or, if earlier, the date specified by such Determining Party in the notice delivered to the Administrative Agent (being no earlier than the last day of any applicable grace period permitted by applicable Law), (B) to the extent applicable to any L/C Issuer, Cash Collateralize that portion of applicable L/C Obligations comprised of the aggregate undrawn amount of Letters of Credit to the extent not otherwise Cash Collateralized and (C) take all reasonable actions requested by such Determining Party to mitigate or avoid such illegality.

Inability to Determine Rates

.  

(a)If in connection with any request for a Eurocurrency Rate Loan or a conversion to or continuation thereof, (i) the Administrative Agent determines that (A) deposits (whether in Dollars or an Alternative Currency) are not being offered to banks in the applicable offshore interbank market for such currency for the applicable amount and Interest Period of such Eurocurrency Rate Loan, (B) (1) adequate and reasonable means do not exist for determining the Eurocurrency Rate for any requested Interest Period with respect to a proposed Eurocurrency Rate Loan (whether denominated in Dollars or an Alternative Currency) or in connection with an existing or proposed Base Rate Loan and (2) the circumstances described in Section 3.03(c)(i) do not apply or (C) a fundamental change has occurred in the foreign exchange or interbank markets with respect to such Alternative Currency (including, without limitation, changes in national or international financial, political or economic conditions or currency

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exchange rates or exchange controls) (in each case with respect to this clause (i), “Impacted Loans”), or (ii) the Administrative Agent or the Required Lenders determine that for any reason the Eurocurrency Rate for any requested Interest Period with respect to a proposed Eurocurrency Rate Loan does not adequately and fairly reflect the cost to such Lenders of funding such Loan, the Administrative Agent will promptly so notify the Borrowers and each Lender. Thereafter, (x) the obligation of the Lenders to make or maintain Eurocurrency Rate Loans in the affected currency or currencies shall be suspended (to the extent of the affected Eurocurrency Rate Loans or Interest Periods), and (y) in the event of a determination described in the preceding sentence with respect to the Eurocurrency Rate component of the Base Rate, the utilization of the Eurocurrency Rate component in determining the Base Rate shall be suspended, in each case until the Administrative Agent (or, in the case of a determination by the Required Lenders described in clause (ii) of this Section 3.03(a), until the Administrative Agent upon instruction of the Required Lenders) revokes such notice. Upon receipt of such notice, the Borrowers may revoke any pending request for a Borrowing of, conversion to or continuation of Eurocurrency Rate Loans in the affected currency or currencies (to the extent of the affected Eurocurrency Rate Loans or Interest Periods) or, failing that, will be deemed to have converted such request into a request for a Borrowing of Base Rate Loans in Dollars in the amount specified therein.

(b)Notwithstanding the foregoing, if the Administrative Agent has made the determination described in clause (a)(i) of this Section 3.03, the Administrative Agent in consultation with the Domestic Borrower, may establish an alternative interest rate for the Impacted Loans, in which case, such alternative rate of interest shall apply with respect to the Impacted Loans until (i) the Administrative Agent revokes the notice delivered with respect to the Impacted Loans under clause (a)(i) of this Section 3.03, (ii) the Administrative Agent or the Required Lenders notify the Administrative Agent and the Domestic Borrower that such alternative interest rate does not adequately and fairly reflect the cost to the Lenders of funding the Impacted Loans, or (iii) any Lender determines that any Law has made it unlawful, or that any Governmental Authority has asserted that it is unlawful, for such Lender or its applicable Lending Office to make, maintain or fund Loans whose interest is determined by reference to such alternative rate of interest or to determine or charge interest rates based upon such rate or any Governmental Authority has imposed material restrictions on the authority of such Lender to do any of the foregoing and provides the Administrative Agent and the Domestic Borrower written notice thereof.

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

 

 

(i)

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

 

(ii)

the administrator of the LIBOR Screen Rate or a Governmental Authority having jurisdiction over the Administrative Agent has made a public statement identifying a specific date after which LIBOR or the LIBOR Screen Rate shall no longer be made available, or used for determining the interest rate of loans; provided that, at the time of such statement, there is no successor administrator that is satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, that will continue

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to provide LIBOR after such specific date (such specific date, the “Scheduled Unavailability Date”); or

 

(iii)

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

then, reasonably promptly after such determination by the Administrative Agent or receipt by the Administrative Agent of such notice, as applicable, the Administrative Agent and the Borrowers may amend this Agreement solely for purpose of replacing LIBOR in accordance with this Section 3.03 with (x) one or more SOFR-Based Rates or (y) another alternate benchmark rate giving due consideration to any evolving or then existing convention for similar U.S. dollar denominated syndicated credit facilities for such alternative benchmarks and, in each case, including any mathematical or other adjustments to such benchmark giving due consideration to any evolving or then existing convention for similar U.S. dollar denominated syndicated credit facilities for such benchmarks, which adjustment or method for calculating such adjustment shall be published on an information service as selected by the Administrative Agent from time to time in its reasonable discretion and may be periodically updated  (the “Adjustment;” and any such proposed rate, a “LIBOR Successor Rate”), and any such amendment shall become effective at 5:00 p.m. on the fifth Business Day after the Administrative Agent shall have posted such proposed amendment to all Lenders and the Borrowers unless, prior to such time, Lenders comprising the Required Lenders have delivered to the Administrative Agent written notice that such Required Lenders (A) in the case of an amendment to replace LIBOR with a rate described in clause (x), object to the Adjustment; or (B) in the case of an amendment to replace LIBOR with a rate described in clause (y), object to such amendment; provided that for the avoidance of doubt, in the case of clause (A), the Required Lenders shall not be entitled to object to any SOFR-Based Rate contained in any such amendment.   Such LIBOR Successor Rate shall be applied in a manner consistent with market practice; provided that to the extent such market practice is not administratively feasible for the Administrative Agent, such LIBOR Successor Rate shall be applied in a manner as otherwise reasonably determined by the Administrative Agent.

If no LIBOR Successor Rate has been determined and the circumstances under clause (i) above exist or the Scheduled Unavailability Date has occurred (as applicable), the Administrative Agent will promptly so notify the Borrowers and each Lender.  Thereafter, (x) the obligation of the Lenders to make or maintain Eurocurrency Rate Loans shall be suspended, (to the extent of the affected Eurocurrency Rate Loans or Interest Periods), and (y) the Eurocurrency Rate component shall no longer be utilized in determining the Base Rate.  Upon receipt of such notice, the Borrowers may revoke any pending request for a Borrowing of, conversion to or continuation of Eurocurrency Rate Loans (to the extent of the affected Eurocurrency Rate Loans or Interest Periods) or, failing that, will be deemed to have converted such request into a request for a Borrowing of Base Rate Loans (subject to the foregoing clause (y)) in the amount specified therein.

Notwithstanding anything else herein, any definition of LIBOR Successor Rate shall provide that in no event shall such LIBOR Successor Rate be less than 0.75% for purposes of this Agreement.

In connection with the implementation of a LIBOR Successor Rate, the Administrative Agent will have the right to make LIBOR Successor Rate Conforming Changes from time to time and, notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein or in any other Loan Document, any amendments implementing such

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LIBOR Successor Rate Conforming Changes will become effective without any further action or consent of any other party to this Agreement; provided that, with respect to any such amendment effected, the Administrative Agent shall post each such amendment implementing such LIBOR Successor Conforming Changes to the Lenders reasonably promptly after such amendment becomes effective.

As used above:

LIBOR Screen Rate” means the LIBOR quote on the applicable screen page the Administrative Agent designates to determine LIBOR (or such other commercially available source providing such quotations as may be designated by the Administrative Agent from time to time).

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

Relevant Governmental Body” means the Federal Reserve Board and/or the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, or a committee officially endorsed or convened by the Federal Reserve Board and/or the Federal Reserve Bank of New York for the purpose of recommending a benchmark rate to replace LIBOR in loan agreements similar to this Agreement.

SOFR” with respect to any day means the secured overnight financing rate published for such day by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, as the administrator of the benchmark (or a successor administrator) on the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s website (or any successor source) and, in each case, that has been selected or recommended by the Relevant Governmental Body.

SOFR-Based Rate” means SOFR or Term SOFR.

Term SOFR” means the forward-looking term rate for any period that is approximately (as determined by the Administrative Agent”) as long as any of the Interest Period options set forth in the definition of “Interest Period” and that is based on SOFR and that has been selected or recommended by the Relevant Governmental Body, in each case as published on an information service as selected by the Administrative Agent from time to time in its reasonable discretion.

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Section 3.04.Increased Costs; Reserves on Eurocurrency Rate Loans.

(a)Increased Costs Generally.  If any Change in Law shall:

(i)impose, modify or deem applicable any reserve, special deposit, compulsory loan, insurance charge or similar requirement against assets of, deposits with or for the account of, or credit extended or participated in by, any Lender (except any reserve requirement contemplated by Section 3.04(e)) or any L/C Issuer;

(ii)subject any Recipient to any Taxes (other than (A) Indemnified Taxes, (B) Taxes described in clauses (b) through (d) of the definition of Excluded Taxes and (C) Connection Income Taxes) on its loans, loan principal, letters of credit, commitments, or other obligations, or its deposits, reserves, other liabilities or capital attributable thereto; or

(iii)impose on any Lender or any L/C Issuer or the London interbank market any other condition, cost or expense affecting this Agreement or Eurocurrency Rate Loans made by such Lender or any Letter of Credit or participation therein;

and the result of any of the foregoing shall be to increase the cost to such Lender of making, converting to, continuing or maintaining any Loan (or of maintaining its obligation to make any  Loan), or to increase the cost to such Lender or such L/C Issuer of participating in, issuing or maintaining any Letter of Credit (or of maintaining its obligation to participate in or to issue any Letter of Credit), or to reduce the amount of any sum received or receivable by such Lender or such L/C Issuer hereunder (whether of principal, interest or any other amount) then, upon request of such Lender or such L/C Issuer, the Domestic Borrower will pay (or cause the Foreign Borrower to pay) to such Lender or such L/C Issuer, as the case may be, such additional amount or amounts as will compensate such Lender or such L/C Issuer, as the case may be, for such additional costs incurred or reduction suffered.

(b)Capital Requirements.  If any Lender or any L/C Issuer determines that any Change in Law affecting such Lender or such L/C Issuer or any Lending Office of such Lender or such Lender’s or such L/C Issuer’s holding company, if any, regarding capital or liquidity requirements has or would have the effect of reducing the rate of return on such Lender’s or such L/C Issuer’s capital or on the capital of such Lender’s or such L/C Issuer’s holding company, if any, as a consequence of this Agreement, the Commitments of such Lender or the Loans made by, or participations in Letters of Credit or Swingline Loans held by, such Lender, or the Letters of Credit issued by such L/C Issuer, to a level below that which such Lender or such L/C Issuer or such Lender’s or such L/C Issuer’s holding company could have achieved but for such Change in Law (taking into consideration such Lender’s or such L/C Issuer’s policies and the policies of such Lender’s or such L/C Issuer’s holding company with respect to capital adequacy and liquidity), then from time to time the Domestic Borrower will pay (or cause the Foreign Borrower to pay) to such Lender or such L/C Issuer, as the case may be, such additional amount or amounts as will compensate such Lender or such L/C Issuer or such Lender’s or such L/C Issuer’s holding company for any such reduction suffered.

(c)Mandatory Costs.  If any Lender or the Alternative Currency L/C Issuer incurs any Mandatory Costs attributable to the Obligations, then from time to time the Domestic Borrower will pay (or cause the Foreign Borrower to pay) to such Lender or the Alternative Currency L/C Issuer, as the case

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may be, such Mandatory Costs.  Such amount shall be expressed as a percentage rate per annum and shall be payable on the full amount of the applicable Obligations.

(d)Certificates for Reimbursement.  A certificate of a Lender or an L/C Issuer setting forth the amount or amounts necessary to compensate such Lender or such L/C Issuer or its holding company, as the case may be, as specified in subsection (a), (b) or (c) of this Section and delivered to the Domestic Borrower shall be conclusive absent manifest error.  The Domestic Borrower shall pay (or cause the Foreign Borrower to pay) such Lender or such L/C Issuer, as the case may be, the amount shown as due on any such certificate within 10 days after receipt thereof.

(e)Reserves on Eurocurrency Rate Loans.  The Domestic Borrower shall pay (or cause the Foreign Borrower to pay) to each Lender, (i) as long as such Lender shall be required to maintain reserves with respect to liabilities or assets consisting of or including Eurocurrency funds or deposits (currently known as “Eurocurrency liabilities”), additional interest on the unpaid principal amount of each Eurocurrency Rate Loan equal to the actual costs of such reserves allocated to such Loan by such Lender (as determined by such Lender in good faith, which determination shall be conclusive) and (ii) without duplication of any cost in clause (i) of this clause (e), as long as such Lender shall be required to comply with any reserve ratio requirement or analogous requirement of any other central banking or financial regulatory authority imposed in respect of the maintenance of the Commitments or the funding of the Eurocurrency Rate Loans, such additional costs (expressed as a percentage per annum and rounded upwards, if necessary, to the nearest five decimal places) equal to the actual costs allocated to such Commitment or Loan by such Lender (as determined by such Lender in good faith, which determination shall be conclusive), which in each case shall be due and payable on each date on which interest is payable on such Loan, provided the Domestic Borrower shall have received at least 10 days’ prior notice (with a copy to the Administrative Agent) of such additional interest or costs from such Lender.  If a Lender fails to give notice 10 days prior to the relevant Interest Payment Date, such additional interest or costs shall be due and payable 10 days from receipt of such notice.

(f)Delay in Requests.  Failure or delay on the part of any Lender or any L/C Issuer to demand compensation pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this Section 3.04 shall not constitute a waiver of such Lender’s or such L/C Issuer’s right to demand such compensation; provided that no Borrower shall be required to compensate a Lender or an L/C Issuer pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this Section for any increased costs incurred or reductions suffered more than nine months prior to the date that such Lender or such L/C Issuer, as the case may be, notifies the Domestic Borrower of the Change in Law giving rise to such increased costs or reductions and of such Lender’s or such L/C Issuer’s intention to claim compensation therefor (except that, if the Change in Law giving rise to such increased costs or reductions is retroactive, then the nine‑month period referred to above shall be extended to include the period of retroactive effect thereof).

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Compensation for Losses

.  Upon demand of any Lender (with a copy to the Administrative Agent) from time to time, the Domestic Borrower shall promptly compensate (or cause the Foreign Borrower to compensate) such Lender for and hold such Lender harmless from any loss, cost or expense incurred by it as a result of:

(a)any continuation, conversion, payment or prepayment of any Loan other than a Base Rate Loan on a day other than the last day of the Interest Period for such Loan (whether voluntary, mandatory, automatic, by reason of acceleration, or otherwise);

(b)any failure by any Borrower (for a reason other than the failure of such Lender to make a Loan) to prepay, borrow, continue or convert any Loan other than a Base Rate Loan on the date or in the amount notified by Domestic Borrower or the Foreign Borrower;

(c)any failure by any Borrower to make payment of any Loan or of any drawing under any Letter of Credit (or interest due thereon) denominated in an Alternative Currency on its scheduled due date or any payment thereof in a different currency; or

(d)any assignment of a Eurocurrency Rate Loan on a day other than the last day of the Interest Period therefor as a result of a request by the Domestic Borrower pursuant to Section 11.13;

including any loss of anticipated profits, any foreign exchange losses, and any loss or expense arising from the liquidation or reemployment of funds obtained by it to maintain such Loan or from fees payable to terminate the deposits from which such funds were obtained or from the performance of any foreign exchange contract. The Domestic Borrower shall also pay (or cause the Foreign Borrower to pay) any customary administrative fees charged by such Lender in connection with the foregoing.

For purposes of calculating amounts payable by the Borrowers to the Lenders under this Section 3.05, each Lender shall be deemed to have funded each Eurocurrency Rate Loan made by it at the Eurocurrency Rate for such Loan by a matching deposit or other borrowing in the offshore interbank market for such currency for a comparable amount and for a comparable period, whether or not such Eurocurrency Rate Loan was in fact so funded.

Section 3.06.Mitigation Obligations; Replacement of Lenders.

(a)Designation of a Different Lending Office.  If any Lender requests compensation under Section 3.04, or requires any Borrower to pay any Indemnified Taxes or additional amounts to any Lender, any L/C Issuer, or any Governmental Authority for the account of any Lender or any L/C Issuer pursuant to Section 3.01, or if any Lender gives a notice pursuant to Section 3.02, then at the request of the Domestic Borrower such Lender or such L/C Issuer shall, as applicable, use reasonable efforts to designate a different Lending Office for funding or booking its Loans hereunder or to assign its rights and obligations hereunder to another of its offices, branches or affiliates, if, in the judgment of such Lender or such L/C Issuer, such designation or assignment (i) would eliminate or reduce amounts payable pursuant to Section 3.01 or 3.04, as the case may be, in the future, or eliminate the need for the notice pursuant to Section 3.02, as applicable, and (ii) in each case, would not subject such Lender or such L/C Issuer, as the case may be, to any unreimbursed cost or expense and would not otherwise be disadvantageous to such

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Lender or such L/C Issuer, as the case may be.  The Domestic Borrower hereby agrees to pay all reasonable costs and expenses incurred by any Lender or any L/C Issuer in connection with any such designation or assignment.

(b)Replacement of Lenders.  If any Lender requests compensation under Section 3.04, or if any Borrower is required to pay any Indemnified Taxes or additional amounts to any Lender or any Governmental Authority for the account of any Lender pursuant to Section 3.01 and, in each case, such Lender has declined or is unable to designate a different lending office in accordance with Section 3.06(a), the Domestic Borrower may replace such Lender in accordance with Section 11.13.

Survival

.  All obligations under this Article III shall survive termination of the Aggregate Commitments, repayment of all other Obligations hereunder, resignation of the Administrative Agent and the Facility Termination Date.

Article IV

CONDITIONS PRECEDENT TO CREDIT EXTENSIONS

Conditions of Initial Credit Extension

.  The obligation of any L/C Issuer and each Lender to make its initial Credit Extension hereunder is subject to satisfaction of the following conditions precedent:

(a)The Administrative Agent’s receipt of the following, each of which shall be originals or telecopies (followed promptly by originals) unless otherwise specified, each properly executed by a Responsible Officer of the signing Loan Party, each dated the Closing Date (or, in the case of certificates of governmental officials, a recent date before the Closing Date) and each in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and each of the Lenders:

(i)executed counterparts of this Agreement, sufficient in number for distribution to the Administrative Agent, each Lender and the Domestic Borrower;

(ii)a Revolving Credit Note executed by each of the Borrowers in favor of each Revolving Credit Lender requesting a Revolving Credit Note, and an Initial Term Note executed by the Domestic Borrower in favor of each Term Lender requesting an Initial Term Note;

(iii)

(A)the Collateral Documents or any amendments or modifications thereto, duly executed by each Loan Party, to the extent required under local law to ensure the continuing validity and enforceability of such Collateral Document or to ensure the continuing security interests in the applicable assets (and the continuing perfection thereof) granted or purported to be granted pursuant to such Collateral Documents, including, without limitation, in the assets of the Domestic Borrower, the Foreign Borrower and the Foreign Guarantors and in the Equity Interests in the Foreign Borrower, Diodes Holdings UK Limited, Diodes

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Zetex Limited and Diodes Hong Kong, and all related confirmations, authorizing resolutions, legal opinions and such other agreements, documents, certificates, filings, notarizations, and recordations,

(B)certificates representing the Pledged Equity referred to therein accompanied by undated stock powers executed in blank and instruments evidencing the Pledged Debt indorsed in blank (to the extent available in any non‑U.S. jurisdiction), in each case to the extent such Pledged Equity is certificated and has not previously been delivered to the Administrative Agent; and the Administrative Agent shall have received satisfactory evidence that the Liens in favor of the Administrative Agent on the equity interests of the Foreign Loan Parties required to be pledged have been validly created, are enforceable and have been perfected under the laws of each applicable jurisdiction,

(C)proper Financing Statements in form appropriate for filing under the Uniform Commercial Code of all jurisdictions that the Administrative Agent may deem necessary or desirable (or the foreign equivalent thereof) in order to perfect the Liens created under the Collateral Documents, covering the Collateral described in the Collateral Documents as well as UCC, Lien and Intellectual Property, charge, and other searches (to the extent available in any non‑U.S. jurisdiction) and other evidence satisfactory to the Administrative Agent that such Liens are the only Liens upon the Collateral, except Liens permitted hereunder,

(D)completed requests for information, dated on or before the date of the initial Credit Extension, listing all effective financing statements filed in the jurisdictions referred to in clause (B) above that name any Loan Party as debtor, together with copies of such other financing statements,

(E)evidence of the completion of all other actions, recordings and filings of or with respect to the Collateral Documents that the Administrative Agent may deem necessary or desirable in order to perfect the Liens created thereby, and

(F)evidence that all other action that the Administrative Agent may deem necessary or desirable in order to perfect or continue perfection of the Liens created under the Collateral Documents has been taken (including receipt of duly executed payoff letters, UCC‑3 termination statements and landlords’ and bailees’ waiver and consent agreements);

(iv)such certificates of resolutions or other action, incumbency certificates and/or other certificates of Responsible Officers of each Loan Party as the Administrative Agent may require evidencing the identity, authority and capacity of each Responsible Officer thereof authorized to act as a Responsible Officer in connection with this Agreement and the other Loan Documents to which such Loan Party is a party or is to be a party;

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(v)such documents and certifications as the Administrative Agent may reasonably require to evidence that each Loan Party is duly organized or formed, and that each Loan Party is validly existing, in good standing and qualified to engage in business in each jurisdiction where its ownership, lease or operation of properties or the conduct of its business requires such qualification, except to the extent that failure to do so could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect;

(vi)a favorable opinion of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, LLP, counsel to the Loan Parties, addressed to the Administrative Agent and each Lender, as to matters concerning the Loan Parties and the Loan Documents as the Required Lenders may reasonably request;

(vii)a favorable opinion of NautaDutilh New York P.C., local counsel to the Loan Parties in the Netherlands, addressed to the Administrative Agent and each Lender, as to matters concerning the Loan Parties and the Loan Documents as the Required Lenders may reasonably request;

(viii)a favorable opinion of Allen & Overy LLP, local counsel to the Loan Parties in the United Kingdom, addressed to the Administrative Agent and each Lender, as to matters concerning the Loan Parties and the Loan Documents as the Required Lenders may reasonably request;

(ix)a certificate of a Responsible Officer of the Domestic Borrower either (A) attaching copies of all consents, licenses and approvals required in connection with the execution, delivery and performance by each Loan Party and the validity against each Loan Party of the Loan Documents to which it is a party, and such consents, licenses and approvals shall be in full force and effect, or (B) stating that no such consents, licenses or approvals are so required;

(x)a certificate signed by a Responsible Officer of the Domestic Borrower certifying (A) that the conditions specified in Sections 4.02(a) and (b) have been satisfied, and (B) that there has been no event or circumstance since the date of the Audited Financial Statements that has had or could be reasonably expected to have, either individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect;

(xi)no action, suit, investigation, litigation or proceeding pending or, to the knowledge of either Borrower, threatened in any court or before any arbitrator or governmental instrumentality that in the Administrative Agent’s or Arrangers’ judgment could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect;

(xii)annual audited financial statements of the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis for the fiscal year ended 2019;

(xiii)interim financial statements of the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis described in Section 5.05(b);

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(xiv)pro forma financial statements for the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis for the fiscal period ending on March 31, 2020, including forecasts prepared by management of the Domestic Borrower, of consolidated balance sheets and statements of income or operations and cash flows of the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a quarterly basis for the first year following the Closing Date and on an annual basis for each year thereafter during the term of this Agreement;

(xv)certificates attesting to the Solvency of each Borrower and their respective Subsidiaries before and after giving effect to the financing under this Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby, from the chief financial officer of the Domestic Borrower and from a Responsible Officer of the Foreign Borrower;

(xvi)evidence that all insurance required to be maintained pursuant to the Loan Documents has been obtained and is in effect;

(xvii)the documentation and other information as to each Loan Party as requested by the Administrative Agent and each Lender in order to comply with requirements of the PATRIOT Act; and

(xviii)such other assurances, certificates, documents, consents or opinions as the Administrative Agent, each L/C Issuer, the Swingline Lender or the Required Lenders reasonably may require.

(b)Each Lender shall have obtained all applicable licenses, consents, permits and approvals as deemed necessary by such Lender in order to execute and perform the transactions contemplated by the Loan Documents.

(c)The Borrowers shall have repaid Revolving Credit Loans, Swingline Loans and L/C Borrowings and/or Cash Collateralized the L/C Obligations (other than the L/C Borrowings) in an aggregate amount such that the Total Revolving Credit Outstandings do not exceed the Revolving Credit Facility in effect following the Closing Date, taking into account the instructions by the Domestic Borrower to make such transfers among the Revolving Credit Facility and the Term Facility as may be necessary to ensure that all Outstanding Amounts and Commitments are in accordance with the Applicable Percentages of the Lenders under the relevant Facility and in accordance with this Agreement.

(d)Any fees required to be paid on or before the Closing Date shall have been paid.

(e)The Domestic Borrower shall have paid all fees, charges and disbursements of counsel to the Administrative Agent (directly to such counsel if requested by the Administrative Agent) to the extent invoiced prior to or on the Closing Date, plus such additional amounts of such fees, charges and disbursements as shall constitute its reasonable estimate of such fees, charges and disbursements incurred or to be incurred by it through the closing proceedings (provided that such estimate shall not thereafter preclude a final settling of accounts between the Domestic Borrower and the Administrative Agent).

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(f)The Lenders shall have completed a due diligence investigation of the Borrowers, their respective Subsidiaries in scope, and with results, satisfactory to the Lenders, and shall have been given such access to the management, records, books of account, contracts and properties of the Borrowers and their respective Subsidiaries and shall have received such financial, business and other information regarding each of the foregoing Persons and businesses as they shall have requested.

Without limiting the generality of the provisions of the last paragraph of Section 9.03, for purposes of determining compliance with the conditions specified in this Section 4.01, each Lender that has signed this Agreement shall be deemed to have consented to, approved or accepted or to be satisfied with, each document or other matter required thereunder to be consented to or approved by or acceptable or satisfactory to a Lender unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from such Lender prior to the proposed Closing Date specifying its objection thereto.

Conditions to all Credit Extensions

.  The obligation of each Lender to honor any Request for Credit Extension (other than a Committed Loan Notice requesting only a conversion of Loans to the other Type, or a continuation of Eurocurrency Rate Loans) is subject to the following conditions precedent:

(a)The representations and warranties of the Borrowers and each other Loan Party contained in Article V or any other Loan Document, or which are contained in any document furnished at any time under or in connection herewith or therewith, shall be true and correct on and as of the date of such Credit Extension, except to the extent that such representations and warranties specifically refer to an earlier date, in which case they shall be true and correct as of such earlier date, and except that for purposes of this Section 4.02, the representations and warranties contained in subsections (a) and (b) of Section 5.05 shall be deemed to refer to the most recent statements furnished pursuant to subsections (a) and (b), respectively, of Section 6.01, and the representations and warranties contained in Section 5.24 shall only have effect on and following the Lite-On Acquisition Date.

(b)No Default shall exist, or would result from such proposed Credit Extension or from the application of the proceeds thereof.

(c)The Administrative Agent and, if applicable, the applicable L/C Issuer or the Swingline Lender shall have received a Request for Credit Extension in accordance with the requirements hereof.

(d)In the case of a Credit Extension to be denominated in an Alternative Currency, such currency remains an Eligible Currency.

(e)There shall be no impediment, restriction, limitation or prohibition imposed under Law or by any Governmental Authority, as to the proposed financing under this Agreement or the repayment thereof or as to rights created under any Loan Document or as to application of the proceeds of the realization of any such rights.

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Each Request for Credit Extension (other than a Committed Loan Notice requesting only a conversion of Loans to the other Type or a continuation of Eurocurrency Rate Loans) submitted by the Borrowers shall be deemed to be a representation and warranty that the conditions specified in Sections 4.02(a) and (b) have been satisfied on and as of the date of the applicable Credit Extension.

Article V

REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

Each Borrower and each other Loan Party, represents and warrants to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders that:

Existence, Qualification and Power

.  Each Loan Party and each Subsidiary thereof (a) is duly organized or formed, validly existing and, as applicable, in good standing under the Laws of the jurisdiction of its incorporation or organization, (b) has all requisite power and authority and all requisite governmental licenses, authorizations, consents and approvals to (i) own or lease its assets and carry on its business and (ii) execute, deliver and perform its obligations under the Loan Documents to which it is a party and consummate the transactions contemplated hereby, and (c) is duly qualified and is licensed and, as applicable, in good standing under the Laws of each jurisdiction where its ownership, lease or operation of properties or the conduct of its business requires such qualification or license; except in each case referred to in clauses (b)(i) or (c), to the extent that failure to do so could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

Authorization; No Contravention

.  The execution, delivery and performance by each Loan Party of each Loan Document to which such Person is or is to be a party have been duly authorized by all necessary corporate or other organizational action, and do not and will not (a) contravene the terms of any of such Person’s Organization Documents; (b) conflict with or result in any breach or contravention of, or the creation of any Lien under, or require any payment to be made under (i) any Contractual Obligation to which such Person is a party or affecting such Person or the properties of such Person or any of its Subsidiaries or (ii) any order, injunction, writ or decree of any Governmental Authority or any arbitral award to which such Person or its property is subject; or (c) violate any Law.

Governmental Authorization; Other Consents

.  No approval, consent, exemption, authorization, or other action by, or notice to, or filing with, any Governmental Authority or any other Person is necessary or required in connection with (a) the execution, delivery or performance by, or enforcement against, any Loan Party of this Agreement or any other Loan Document, (b) the grant by any Loan Party of the Liens granted by it pursuant to the Collateral Documents, (c) the perfection or maintenance of the Liens created under the Collateral Documents (including the first priority nature thereof) or (d) the exercise by the Administrative Agent or any Lender of its rights under the Loan Documents or the remedies in respect of the Collateral pursuant to the Collateral Documents, other than (i) authorizations, approvals, actions, notices and filings which have been duly obtained prior to the Closing Date and (ii) filings to perfect the Liens created by the Collateral Documents.

Binding Effect

.  This Agreement has been, and each other Loan Document, when delivered hereunder, will have been, duly executed and delivered by each Loan Party that is party thereto.  

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This Agreement constitutes, and each other Loan Document when so delivered will constitute, a legal, valid and binding obligation of such Loan Party, enforceable against each Loan Party that is party thereto in accordance with its terms.

Financial Statements; No Material Adverse Effect

.  (a) The Audited Financial Statements (i) were prepared in accordance with GAAP consistently applied throughout the period covered thereby, except as otherwise expressly noted therein; (ii) fairly present the financial condition of the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries as of the date thereof and their results of operations for the period covered thereby in accordance with GAAP consistently applied throughout the period covered thereby, except as otherwise expressly noted therein; and (iii) show all material indebtedness and other liabilities, direct or contingent, of the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries as of the date thereof, including liabilities for taxes, material commitments and Indebtedness.

(b)The unaudited consolidated and consolidating balance sheets of the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries dated March 31, 2020, and the related consolidated and consolidating statements of income or operations, shareholders’ equity and cash flows for the fiscal quarter ended on that date (i) were prepared in accordance with GAAP consistently applied throughout the period covered thereby, except as otherwise expressly noted therein, and (ii) fairly present the financial condition of the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries as of the date thereof and their results of operations for the period covered thereby, subject, in the case of clauses (i) and (ii), to the absence of footnotes and to normal year‑end audit adjustments.

(c)Since the date of the Audited Financial Statements, there has been no event or circumstance, either individually or in the aggregate, that has had or could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

(d)The consolidated and consolidating forecasted balance sheets, statements of income and cash flows of the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries delivered pursuant to Section 4.01 or Section 6.01(c) were prepared in good faith on the basis of the assumptions stated therein, which assumptions were fair in light of the conditions existing at the time of delivery of such forecasts, and represented, at the time of delivery, the Domestic Borrower’s best estimate of its future financial condition and performance.

Litigation

.  There are no actions, suits, proceedings, claims or disputes pending or, to the knowledge of the Domestic Borrower after due and diligent investigation, threatened or contemplated, at law, in equity, in arbitration or before any Governmental Authority, by or against the Domestic Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries or against any of their properties or revenues that (a) purport to affect or pertain to this Agreement, any other Loan Document or any of the transactions contemplated hereby, or (b) either individually or in the aggregate, if determined adversely, could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

No Default

.  Neither any Loan Party nor any Subsidiary thereof is in default under, or with respect to, any Contractual Obligation that could, either individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.  No Default has occurred and is continuing or would result from the consummation of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement or any other Loan Document.

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Ownership of Property; Liens; Investments

.  (a) Each Loan Party and each Subsidiary thereof has good record and marketable title in fee simple to, or valid leasehold interests in, all real property necessary or used in the ordinary conduct of its business, except for such defects in title as could not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

(b)The property of each Loan Party and each of its Subsidiaries is subject to no Liens, other than Liens permitted by Section 7.01 and as set forth on Schedule 5.08(b).

(c)Schedule 5.08(c) sets forth a complete and accurate list of all real property owned by each Loan Party and each of its Subsidiaries, showing as of the date hereof the street address, county or other relevant jurisdiction, state, record owner and  book value thereof, and identifying whether such real property is Material Real Property.  Each Loan Party and each of its Subsidiaries has good, marketable and insurable fee simple title to the real property owned by such Loan Party or such Subsidiary, free and clear of all Liens, other than Liens created or permitted by the Loan Documents.

(d)Schedule 5.08(d)(i) sets forth a complete and accurate list of all leases of real property under which any Loan Party or any Subsidiary of a Loan Party is the lessee, showing as of the date hereof the street address, county or other relevant jurisdiction, state, lessor, lessee, expiration date and annual rental cost thereof.  Each lease is the legal, valid and binding obligation of the lessor thereof, enforceable in accordance with its terms except to the extent that failure of such lease to be so enforceable would not, or could not reasonably be expected to, result in a Material Adverse Effect.  Schedule 5.08(d)(ii) sets forth a complete and accurate list of all leases of real property under which any Loan Party or any Subsidiary of a Loan Party is the lessor, showing as of the date hereof the street address, county or other relevant jurisdiction, state, lessor, lessee, expiration date and annual rental cost thereof.  Each lease is the legal, valid and binding obligation of the lessee thereof, enforceable in accordance with its terms except to the extent that failure of such lease to be so enforceable would not, or could not reasonably be expected to, result in a Material Adverse Effect.

(e)Schedule 5.08(e) sets forth a complete and accurate list of all Investments held by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary of a Loan Party on the date hereof, showing as of the date hereof the amount, obligor or issuer and maturity, if any, thereof.

Environmental Compliance

.  (a) The Loan Parties and their respective Subsidiaries conduct in the ordinary course of business a review of the effect of existing Environmental Laws and claims alleging potential liability or responsibility for violation of any Environmental Law on their respective businesses, operations and properties, and as a result thereof each Borrower has reasonably concluded that such Environmental Laws and claims could not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

(b)Except as otherwise set forth in Schedule 5.09, none of the properties currently or formerly owned or operated by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries is listed or proposed for listing on the NPL or on the CERCLIS or any analogous foreign, state or local list or is adjacent to any such property; there are no and never have been any underground or above‑ground storage tanks or any surface impoundments, septic tanks, pits, sumps or lagoons in which Hazardous Materials are being or have been treated, stored or disposed on any property currently owned or operated by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries or, to the best of the knowledge of the Loan Parties, on any property formerly owned or operated by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries; there is no asbestos or asbestos‑containing material on any property currently owned or

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operated by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries; and Hazardous Materials have not been released, discharged or disposed of on any property currently or formerly owned or operated by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries.

(c)Neither any Loan Party nor any of its Subsidiaries is undertaking, and has not completed, either individually or together with other potentially responsible parties, any investigation or assessment or remedial or response action relating to any actual or threatened release, discharge or disposal of Hazardous Materials at any site, location or operation, either voluntarily or pursuant to the order of any Governmental Authority or the requirements of any Environmental Law; and all Hazardous Materials generated, used, treated, handled or stored at, or transported to or from, any property currently or formerly owned or operated by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries have been disposed of in a manner not reasonably expected to result in material liability to any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries.

Insurance

.  The properties of the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries are insured with financially sound and reputable insurance companies not Affiliates of the Domestic Borrower or its Subsidiaries, in such amounts, with such deductibles and covering such risks as are customarily carried by companies engaged in similar businesses and owning similar properties in localities where any Borrower or the applicable Subsidiary operates.  The general liability, casualty, property, terrorism and business interruption insurance coverage of the Loan Parties as in effect on the Closing Date, and as of the last date such Schedule was required to be updated in accordance with Sections 6.02 and 6.13, is outlined as to carrier, policy number, expiration date, type, amount and deductibles on Schedule 5.10 and such insurance coverage complies with the requirements set forth in this Agreement and the other Loan Documents.

Taxes

.  (a) The Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries have filed all Federal, state and other material tax returns and reports required to be filed, and have paid all Federal, state and other material taxes, assessments, fees and other governmental charges levied or imposed upon them or their properties, income or assets otherwise due and payable, except those which are being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings diligently conducted and for which adequate reserves have been provided in accordance with GAAP.  There is no proposed tax assessment against the Domestic Borrower or any Subsidiary that would, if made, have a Material Adverse Effect.  Neither any Loan Party nor any Subsidiary thereof is party to any tax sharing agreement.

(b)There is no tax, levy, impost, duty, fee, assessment or other governmental charge, or any deduction or withholding, imposed by any Governmental Authority in or of the jurisdiction in which the Foreign Borrower is organized and existing either (i) on or by virtue of the execution or delivery of any Loan Documents or (ii) on any payment to be made by or on account of the Foreign Borrower pursuant to any Loan Documents.

(c)The Foreign Borrower is resident for Tax purposes only in the Netherlands.

ERISA Compliance

.  (a) Each Plan is in compliance in all material respects with the applicable provisions of ERISA, the Code and other Federal or state laws.  Each Pension Plan that is intended to be a qualified plan under Section 401(a) of the Code has received a favorable determination letter from the Internal Revenue Service to the effect that the form of such Plan is qualified under Section 401(a) of the Code and the trust related thereto has been determined by the Internal Revenue

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Service to be exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(a) of the Code, or an application for such a letter is currently being processed by the Internal Revenue Service.  To the best knowledge of the Domestic Borrower, nothing has occurred that would prevent or cause the loss of such tax‑qualified status.

(b)There are no pending or, to the best knowledge of the Domestic Borrower, threatened claims, actions or lawsuits, or action by any Governmental Authority, with respect to any Plan or Multiemployer Plan that could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.  There has been no prohibited transaction or violation of the fiduciary responsibility rules with respect to any Plan that has resulted or could reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.

(c)(i) No ERISA Event has occurred, and neither the Domestic Borrower nor any ERISA Affiliate is aware of any fact, event or circumstance that could reasonably be expected to constitute or result in an ERISA Event; (ii) the Domestic Borrower and each ERISA Affiliate has met all applicable requirements under the Pension Funding Rules in respect of each Pension Plan, and no waiver of the minimum funding standards under the Pension Funding Rules has been applied for or obtained; (iii) as of the most recent valuation date for any Pension Plan, the funding target attainment percentage (as defined in Section 430(d)(2) of the Code) is 60% or higher and neither the Domestic Borrower nor any ERISA Affiliate knows of any facts or circumstances that could reasonably be expected to cause the funding target attainment percentage for any such plan to drop below 60% as of the most recent valuation date; (iv) neither the Domestic Borrower nor any ERISA Affiliate has incurred any liability to the PBGC other than for the payment of premiums, and there are no premium payments which have become due that are unpaid; (v) neither the Domestic Borrower nor any ERISA Affiliate has engaged in a transaction that could be subject to Section 4069 or Section 4212(c) of ERISA; and (vi) no Pension Plan or Multiemployer Plan has been terminated by the plan administrator thereof nor by the PBGC, and no event or circumstance has occurred or exists that could reasonably be expected to cause the PBGC to institute proceedings under Title IV of ERISA to terminate any Pension Plan or Multiemployer Plan.

(d)Schedule 5.12(d) hereto lists, as of the Closing Date, all Pension Plans, Foreign Pension Plans and Multiemployer Plans and, thereafter, as of each date on which such Schedule is updated pursuant to Section 6.02(i), any new Pension Plans, Foreign Pension Plans or Multiemployer Plans for which any Borrower, any Subsidiary or any ERISA Affiliate could have liability.

(e)Except as, in the aggregate, could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect: (i) each Foreign Pension Plan is in compliance and in good standing (to the extent such concept exists in the relevant jurisdiction) with all laws, regulations and rules applicable thereto, including all funding requirements, and the respective requirements of the governing documents for such Foreign Pension Plan; (ii) with respect to each Foreign Pension Plan maintained or contributed to by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof, (A) that is required by Applicable Law to be funded in a trust or other funding vehicle, the aggregate of the accumulated benefit obligations under such Foreign Pension Plan does not exceed to any material extent the current fair market value of the assets held in the trusts or similar funding vehicles for such Foreign Pension Plan and (B) that is not required by Applicable Law to be funded in a trust or other funding vehicle, reasonable reserves have been established in accordance with prudent business practice or where required by ordinary accounting practices in the jurisdiction in which such Foreign Pension Plan is maintained; (iii) there are no actions, suits or claims (other than routine claims for benefits) pending or, to the best knowledge of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary

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thereof, threatened against any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof with respect to any Foreign Pension Plan; (iv) all contributions (including, where applicable, “normal cost”, “special payments” and any other payment in respect of any funding deficiencies or shortfalls) required to have been made by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof to any Foreign Pension Plan have been made within the time required by law or by the terms of such Foreign Pension Plan; (v) no defined benefit Foreign Pension Plan with respect to which any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof could have any liability has been terminated or wound‑up in whole or in part and no actions or proceedings have been taken or instituted to terminate or wind‑up in whole or in part such a defined benefit Foreign Pension Plan; and (vi) no circumstances exist or event has occurred that would reasonably be expected to provide any basis for a Governmental Authority under Applicable Law to take steps to cause the termination or wind‑up, in whole or in part, of any Foreign Pension Plan or the institution of proceedings by any Governmental Authority to terminate or wind‑up, in whole or in part, any Foreign Pension Plan or to have a trustee or a replacement administrator appointed to administer any Foreign Pension Plan.

(f)The Borrowers are not and will not be using “plan assets” (within the meaning of 29 CFR § 2510.3-101, as modified by Section 3(42) of ERISA, or otherwise) of one or more Benefit Plans with respect to the Borrowers’ entrance into, participation in, administration of and performance of the Loans, the Letters of Credit or the Commitments.

Subsidiaries; Equity Interests; Loan Parties

.  As of the Closing Date and as of the last date such Schedule was required to be updated in accordance with Sections 6.02 and 6.12, the Domestic Borrower has no Subsidiaries other than those specifically disclosed in Part (a) of Schedule 5.13, and all of the outstanding Equity Interests in such Subsidiaries have been validly issued, are fully paid and non‑assessable and are owned by the Subsidiary indicated on and in the amounts specified on Part (a) of Schedule 5.13 free and clear of all Liens except those created under the Collateral Documents.  No Loan Party has equity investments in any other corporation or entity other than those specifically disclosed in Part (b) of Schedule 5.13.  All of the outstanding Equity Interests in the Domestic Borrower have been validly issued, are fully paid and non‑assessable.  Set forth on Part (c) of Schedule 5.13 is a complete and accurate list of all Loan Parties, showing as of the Closing Date (as to each Loan Party) the jurisdiction of its incorporation, the address of its principal place of business and its U.S. taxpayer identification number or, in the case of any non‑U.S. Loan Party that does not have a U.S. taxpayer identification number, its unique identification number issued to it by the jurisdiction of its incorporation.  The copies of the Organization Documents of each Loan Party provided pursuant to Section 4.01(a)(iv) and (v) are true and correct copies of each of the respective documents, each of which is valid and in full force and effect.

Margin Regulations; Investment Company Act

.  (a) Borrowers are not engaged, nor will they engage, principally or as one of its important activities, in the business of purchasing or carrying margin stock (within the meaning of Regulation U issued by the FRB), or extending credit for the purpose of purchasing or carrying margin stock.  Following the application of the proceeds of each Borrowing or drawing under each Letter of Credit, not more than twenty‑five percent (25%) of the value of the assets (either of the Domestic Borrower only or of the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis) subject to the provisions of Section 7.01 or Section 7.05 or subject to any restriction contained in any agreement or instrument between a Borrower and any Lender or any Affiliate of any Lender relating to Indebtedness and within the scope of Section 8.01(e) will be margin stock.

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(b)None of the Borrowers, any Person Controlling the Borrowers, or any Subsidiary is or is required to be registered as an “investment company” under the Investment Company Act of 1940.

Disclosure

.  The Borrowers have disclosed to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders all agreements, instruments and corporate or other restrictions to which it or any of its Subsidiaries is subject, and all other matters known to it, that, individually or in the aggregate, could reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.  No report, financial statement, certificate or other information furnished (whether in writing or orally) by or on behalf of any Loan Party to the Administrative Agent or any Lender in connection with the transactions contemplated hereby and the negotiation of this Agreement or delivered hereunder or under any other Loan Document (in each case as modified or supplemented by other information so furnished) contains any material misstatement of fact or omits to state any material fact necessary to make the statements therein, in the light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading; provided that, with respect to projected financial information, the Borrowers represent only that such information was prepared in good faith based upon assumptions believed to be reasonable at the time.

Compliance with Laws

.  Each Loan Party and each Subsidiary thereof is in compliance in all material respects with the requirements of all Laws and all orders, writs, injunctions and decrees applicable to it or to its properties, except in such instances in which (a) such requirement of Law or order, writ, injunction or decree is being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings diligently conducted or (b) the failure to comply therewith, either individually or in the aggregate, could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

Intellectual Property; Licenses, Etc.

  The Domestic Borrower and each of its Subsidiaries own, or possess the right to use, all of the trademarks, service marks, trade names, copyrights, patents, patent rights, franchises, licenses and other intellectual property rights (collectively, “IP Rights”) that are reasonably necessary for the operation of their respective businesses, without conflict with the rights of any other Person.  To the best knowledge of the Domestic Borrower, no slogan or other advertising device, product, process, method, substance, part or other material now employed, or now contemplated to be employed, by the Domestic Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries infringes upon any rights held by any other Person.  Except as specifically disclosed in Schedule 5.17, no claim or litigation regarding any of the foregoing is pending or, to the best knowledge of the Borrowers, threatened, which, either individually or in the aggregate, could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

Section 5.18.Sanctions Concerns and Anti‑Corruption Laws.

(a)Sanctions Concerns.  No Loan Party, nor any Subsidiary, nor, to the knowledge of the Loan Parties and their Subsidiaries, any director, officer, employee, agent, affiliate or representative thereof, is an individual or entity that is, or is owned or controlled by one or more individuals or entities that are (i) currently the subject or target of any Sanctions, (ii) included on OFAC’s List of Specially Designated Nationals or HMT’s Consolidated List of Financial Sanctions Targets, or any similar list enforced by any other relevant sanctions authority or (iii) located, organized or resident in a Designated Jurisdiction. The Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries have conducted their businesses in compliance in all material respects with all applicable Sanctions and have instituted and maintained policies and procedures designed to promote and achieve compliance with such Sanctions.

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(b)Anti‑Corruption Laws.  The Loan Parties and their Subsidiaries have conducted their business in compliance in all material respects with the United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977, the UK Bribery Act 2010 and other applicable anti-corruption legislation in other jurisdictions, and have instituted and maintained policies and procedures designed to promote and achieve compliance with such laws.

Solvency

.  Each Loan Party is, individually and together with its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis, Solvent.

Labor Matters

.  There are no collective bargaining agreements or Multiemployer Plans covering the employees of the Domestic Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries as of the Closing Date and neither the Domestic Borrower nor any Subsidiary has suffered any strikes, walkouts, work stoppages or other material labor difficulty within the last five years.

Collateral Documents

.  The provisions of the Collateral Documents are effective to create in favor of the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties a legal, valid and enforceable first priority Lien (subject to Liens permitted by Section 7.01) on all right, title and interest of the respective Loan Parties in the Collateral described therein.  Except for filings completed prior to the Closing Date and as contemplated hereby and by the Collateral Documents, no filing or other action will be necessary to perfect or protect such Liens.

European Insolvency Regulation

.  Each of the Foreign Borrower, Diodes Zetex Limited and Diodes Holdings UK Limited are incorporated in a jurisdiction where Regulation (EU) No 2015/848 of the European Parliament and of the Council on insolvency proceedings of 20 May 2015 (in respect of Diodes Zetex Limited and Diodes Holdings UK Limited as it forms part of retained EU law as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 as amended from time to time) (the “Insolvency Regulation”) applies, its center of main interest (as that term is used in section 3(1) of the Insolvency Regulation) is situated in its jurisdiction of incorporation, and it has no establishment (as defined in section 2(10) of the Insolvency Regulation) in any other jurisdiction.

Beneficial Ownership Certificate

.  The information included in the Beneficial Ownership Certification most recently provided to each Lender, if applicable, is true and correct in all respects.

Section 5.24.Lite-On Acquisition Agreement. As of the Lite-On Acquisition Date, the Domestic Borrower has delivered to the Administrative Agent a complete and correct copy of the Lite-On Acquisition Agreement (including all schedules, exhibits, amendments, supplements, modifications and assignments thereof and, to the extent requested by the Administrative Agent, all other material documents delivered pursuant thereto or in connection therewith), and each other Lite-On Acquisition Related Document. As of the Lite-On Acquisition Date, neither the Domestic Borrower nor any direct or indirect parent or Subsidiary of the Domestic Borrower is in default in the performance or compliance with any material provisions thereof. The Lite-On Acquisition Agreement is in full force and effect as of the Lite-On Acquisition Date and has not been terminated, rescinded or withdrawn. As of the Lite-On Acquisition Date, all requisite material approvals by Governmental Authorities having jurisdiction over each of the parties to the Lite-On Acquisition Agreement, with respect to the transactions contemplated thereby, have been obtained, and no such approvals impose any conditions to the consummation of the

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transactions contemplated by the Lite-On Acquisition Agreement or to the conduct by the Domestic Borrower of its business thereafter which have not been satisfied or fulfilled, other than those conditions imposed by a Governmental Authority that are intended to be satisfied, fulfilled or otherwise complied with subsequent to the consummation of the transactions contemplated by the Lite-On Acquisition Agreement. As of the Lite-On Acquisition Date, each of the representations and warranties given by any Loan Party in the Lite-On Acquisition Agreement and each other Lite-On Acquisition Document is true and correct in all material respects.

Section 5.25.Representations as to Foreign Loan Parties. Each of the Domestic Borrower and each Foreign Loan Party represents and warrants to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders that:

(a)Such Foreign Loan Party is subject to civil and commercial Laws with respect to its obligations under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents to which it is a party (collectively as to such Foreign Loan Party, the “Applicable Foreign Loan Party Documents”), and the execution, delivery and performance by such Foreign Loan Party of the Applicable Foreign Loan Party Documents constitute and will constitute private and commercial acts and not public or governmental acts.  Neither such Foreign Loan Party nor any of its property has any immunity from jurisdiction of any court or from any legal process (whether through service or notice, attachment prior to judgment, attachment in aid of execution, execution or otherwise) under the laws of the jurisdiction in which such Foreign Loan Party is organized and existing in respect of its obligations under the Applicable Foreign Loan Party Documents. Provided that an attachment of or enforcement against assets located in the Netherlands that are destined for the public service (goederen bestemd voor de openbare dienst) and the books and records of a company may not be attached whether by pre-judgment attachment or attachment for the purpose of a foreclosure sale.

(b)The Applicable Foreign Loan Party Documents are in proper legal form under the Laws of the jurisdiction in which such Foreign Loan Party is organized and existing for the enforcement thereof against such Foreign Loan Party under the Laws of such jurisdiction, and to ensure the legality, validity, enforceability, priority or admissibility in evidence of the Applicable Foreign Loan Party Documents.  It is not necessary to ensure the legality, validity, enforceability, priority or admissibility in evidence of the Applicable Foreign Loan Party Documents that the Applicable Foreign Loan Party Documents be filed, registered or recorded with, or executed or notarized before, any court or other authority in the jurisdiction in which such Foreign Loan Party is organized and existing or that any registration charge or stamp or similar tax be paid on or in respect of the Applicable Foreign Loan Party Documents or any other document, except for (i) any such filing, registration, recording, execution or notarization as has been made or will be made in accordance with the provisions of the relevant Foreign Security Agreements or is not required to be made until the Applicable Foreign Loan Party Document or any other document is sought to be enforced and (ii) any charge or tax as has been timely paid.

(c)There is no tax, levy, impost, duty, fee, assessment or other governmental charge, or any deduction or withholding, imposed by any Governmental Authority in or of the jurisdiction in which such Foreign Loan Party is organized and existing either (i) on or by virtue of the execution or delivery of the Applicable Foreign Loan Party Documents or (ii) on any payment to be made by such Foreign Loan Party pursuant to the Applicable Foreign Loan Party Documents, except as has been disclosed to the Administrative Agent.  It is not required under the Laws of the jurisdiction in which the Foreign Borrower

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is incorporated or resident or at the address specified for the Foreign Borrower on Schedule 11.02 to make any deduction for or on account of Tax from any payment it may make under any Loan Documents.

(d)The execution, delivery and performance of the Applicable Foreign Loan Party Documents executed by such Foreign Loan Party are, under applicable foreign exchange control regulations of the jurisdiction in which such Foreign Loan Party is organized and existing, not subject to any notification or authorization except (i) such as have been made or obtained or (ii) such as cannot be made or obtained until a later date (provided that any notification or authorization described in clause (ii) shall be made or obtained as soon as is reasonably practicable).

(e)The choice of the law of the State of New York as the governing law of the Loan Documents will be recognized and enforced in the Foreign Borrower’s jurisdiction of incorporation. A judgment obtained from the Courts of the State of New York sitting in New York County and of the United States District Court of the Southern District of New York, and any appellate court from any thereof in relation to a Loan Document is not automatically recognized in the jurisdiction of incorporation of the Foreign Borrower. In order to obtain a judgment which is enforceable in the jurisdiction of incorporation of the Foreign Borrower it will need to be relitigated before the courts of the jurisdiction of incorporation of the Foreign Borrower in accordance with Section 431 of the Dutch Code of Civil Procedure. A Dutch court will, under current practice and given the submission by the Foreign Borrower in each Loan Document to the jurisdiction of the Courts of the State of New York sitting in New York County and of the United States District Court of the Southern District of New York, and any appellate court from any thereof, generally grant the same judgment without relitigation on the merits if (i) that judgment results from proceedings compatible with Dutch concepts of due process, (ii) that judgment does not contravene public policy (openbare orde) of the Netherlands, (iii) the jurisdiction of the New York court has been based on an internationally acceptable ground and (iv) the judgment by the New York court is not incompatible with a judgment rendered between the same parties by a Dutch court, or with an earlier judgment rendered between the same parties by a non-Dutch court in a dispute that concerns the same subject and is based on the same cause, provided that the earlier judgment qualifies for recognition in the Netherlands.

(f)Under the Laws of the jurisdiction in which the Foreign Borrower’s is incorporated it is not necessary that the Loan Documents be filed, recorded or enrolled with any court or other authority in that jurisdiction or that any stamp, registration or similar tax be paid on or in relation to the Loan Documents or the transactions contemplated by the Loan Documents.

Section 5.26.Covered Entities.  No Loan Party is a Covered Entity.

Article VI

AFFIRMATIVE COVENANTS

Each of the Loan Parties hereby covenants and agrees that on the Closing Date and thereafter until the Facility Termination Date, each Borrower shall, and shall (except in the case of the covenants set forth in Sections 6.01, 6.02, 6.03 and 6.11) cause each Subsidiary to:

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Financial Statements

.  Deliver to the Administrative Agent and each Lender, in form and detail satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Required Lenders:

(a)as soon as available, but in any event within 90 days after the end of each fiscal year of the Domestic Borrower, a consolidated and consolidating balance sheet of the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries as at the end of such fiscal year, and the related consolidated and consolidating statements of income or operations, changes in shareholders’ equity, and cash flows for such fiscal year, setting forth in each case in comparative form the figures for the previous fiscal year, all in reasonable detail and prepared in accordance with GAAP, such consolidated statements to be audited and accompanied by a report and opinion of an independent certified public accountant of nationally recognized standing reasonably acceptable to the Required Lenders, which report and opinion shall be prepared in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards and shall not be subject to any “going concern” or like qualification or exception or any qualification or exception as to the scope of such audit;

(b)as soon as available, but in any event within 45 days after the end of each of the first three fiscal quarters of each fiscal year of the Domestic Borrower, a consolidated and consolidating balance sheet of the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries as at the end of such fiscal quarter, the related consolidated and consolidating statements of income or operations for such fiscal quarter and for the portion of the Domestic Borrower’s fiscal year then ended, and the related consolidated and consolidating statements of changes in shareholders’ equity, and cash flows for the portion of the Domestic Borrower’s fiscal year then ended, in each case setting forth in comparative form, as applicable, the figures for the corresponding fiscal quarter of the previous fiscal year and the corresponding portion of the previous fiscal year, all in reasonable detail, such consolidated statements to be certified by the chief executive officer, chief financial officer, treasurer or controller of the Domestic Borrower as fairly presenting the financial condition, results of operations, shareholders’ equity and cash flows of the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries in accordance with GAAP, subject only to normal year‑end audit adjustments and the absence of footnotes and such consolidating statements to be certified by the chief executive officer, chief financial officer, treasurer or controller of the Domestic Borrower to the effect that such statements are fairly stated in all material respects when considered in relation to the consolidated financial statements of the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries; and

(c)as soon as available, but in any event at least 45 days before the end of each fiscal year of the Domestic Borrower, an annual business plan and budget of the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis, including forecasts prepared by management of the Domestic Borrower, in form satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Required Lenders, of consolidated balance sheets and statements of income or operations and cash flows of the Domestic Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a quarterly basis for the immediately following fiscal year.

Certificates; Other Information

.  Deliver to the Administrative Agent and each Lender, in form and detail satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Required Lenders:

(a)concurrently with the delivery of the financial statements referred to in Sections 6.01(a) and (b), a duly completed Compliance Certificate signed by the chief executive

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officer, chief financial officer, treasurer or controller of the Domestic Borrower (which delivery may, unless Administrative Agent, or a Lender requests executed originals, be by electronic communication including fax or email and shall be deemed to be an original authentic counterpart thereof all purposes);

(b)promptly after any request by the Administrative Agent or any Lender, copies of any detailed audit reports, management letters or recommendations submitted to the board of directors (or the audit committee of the board of directors) of the Domestic Borrower by independent accountants in connection with the accounts or books of the Domestic Borrower or any Subsidiary, or any audit of any of them;

(c)promptly after the same are available, copies of each annual report, proxy or financial statement or other report or communication sent to the stockholders of the Domestic Borrower, and copies of all annual, regular, periodic and special reports and registration statements which the Domestic Borrower may file or be required to file with the SEC under Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and not otherwise required to be delivered to the Administrative Agent pursuant hereto;

(d)promptly after the furnishing thereof, copies of any statement or report furnished to any holder of debt securities of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof pursuant to the terms of any indenture, loan or credit or similar agreement and not otherwise required to be furnished to the Lenders pursuant to Section 6.01 or any other clause of this Section 6.02;

(e)promptly, and in any event within fifteen Business Days after receipt thereof by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof, copies of each notice or other correspondence received from the SEC (or comparable agency in any applicable non‑U.S. jurisdiction) concerning any investigation or possible investigation or other inquiry by such agency regarding financial or other operational results of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof;

(f)promptly, such additional information regarding any Foreign Pension Plans, as the Administrative Agent or any Lender may from time to time reasonably request;

(g)promptly, such additional information regarding the business, financial or corporate affairs of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof, or compliance with the terms of the Loan Documents, as the Administrative Agent or any Lender may from time to time reasonably request;

(h)promptly after the assertion or occurrence thereof, notice of any action or proceeding against or of any noncompliance by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries with any Environmental Law or Environmental Permit that could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect;

(i)as soon as available, but in any event within 30 days after the establishment thereof, a report supplementing Schedule 5.12(d) setting forth each new Pension Plan, Foreign Pension Plan or Multiemployer Plan for which any Borrower, any Subsidiary or any ERISA Affiliate could have liability as may be necessary for such Schedule to be accurate and complete,

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each such report to be signed by a Responsible Officer of the Domestic Borrower and to be in a form reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent;

(j)promptly following any request therefor, information and documentation reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent or any Lender for purposes of compliance with applicable “know your customer” and anti-money-laundering rules and regulations, including, without limitation, the Act;

(k)not later than five (5) Business Days after receipt thereof by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof, copies of all material notices, requests and other documents (including amendments, waivers and other modifications) so received under or pursuant to any Qualified Securitization Transaction, any Permitted Receivables Facility or any instrument, indenture, loan or credit or similar agreement and, from time to time upon request by the Administrative Agent, such information and reports regarding any Qualified Securitization Transaction, any Permitted Receivables Facility and such instruments, indentures and loan and credit and similar agreements as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request;

(l)following the Lite-On Acquisition Date, not later than five (5) Business Days after receipt thereof by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof, copies of all material notices, requests and other documents (including amendments, waivers and other modifications) so received under or pursuant to any Lite-On Acquisition Related Document and, from time to time upon request by the Administrative Agent, such information and reports regarding the Lite-On Acquisition Related Documents as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request; and

(m)to the extent any Loan Party qualifies as a “legal entity customer” under the Beneficial Ownership Regulation, an updated Beneficial Ownership Certification promptly following any change in the information provided in the Beneficial Ownership Certification delivered to any Lender in relation to such Loan Party that would result in a change to the list of beneficial owners identified in such certification.

Documents required to be delivered pursuant to Section 6.01(a) or (b) or Section 6.02(c) (to the extent any such documents are included in materials otherwise filed with the SEC) may be delivered electronically and if so delivered, shall be deemed to have been delivered on the date (i) on which the Domestic Borrower posts such documents, or provides a link thereto on the Domestic Borrower’s website on the Internet at the website address listed on Schedule 11.02; or (ii) on which such documents are posted on the Domestic Borrower’s behalf on an Internet or intranet website, if any, to which each Lender and the Administrative Agent have access (whether a commercial, third‑party website or whether sponsored by the Administrative Agent); provided that: (A) the Domestic Borrower shall deliver paper copies of such documents to the Administrative Agent or any Lender upon its request to the Domestic Borrower to deliver such paper copies until a written request to cease delivering paper copies is given by the Administrative Agent or such Lender and (B) the Domestic Borrower shall notify the Administrative Agent and each Lender (by facsimile or electronic mail) of the posting of any such documents and provide to the Administrative Agent by electronic mail electronic versions (i.e., soft copies) of such documents.  The Administrative Agent shall have no obligation to request the delivery of or to maintain paper copies of the documents referred to above, and in any event shall have no responsibility to monitor

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compliance by the Domestic Borrower with any such request by a Lender for delivery, and each Lender shall be solely responsible for requesting delivery to it or maintaining its copies of such documents.

Each Borrower hereby acknowledges that (a) the Administrative Agent and/or any Arranger may, but shall not be obligated to, make available to the Lenders and the L/C Issuers materials and/or information provided by or on behalf of the Borrowers hereunder (collectively, “Borrower Materials”) by posting the Borrower Materials on Debt Domain, IntraLinks, Syndtrak, ClearPar or a substantially similar electronic transmission system (the “Platform”) and (b) certain of the Lenders (each, a “Public Lender”) may have personnel who do not wish to receive material non‑public information with respect to any of the Borrowers or their respective Affiliates, or the respective securities of any of the foregoing, and who may be engaged in investment and other market‑related activities with respect to such Persons’ securities.  Each Borrower hereby agrees that so long as such Borrower is the issuer of any outstanding debt or Equity Interests that are registered or issued pursuant to a private offering or is actively contemplating issuing any such securities it will use commercially reasonable efforts to identify that portion of the Borrower Materials that may be distributed to Public Lenders and that (w) all such Borrower Materials shall be clearly and conspicuously marked “PUBLIC” which, at a minimum, shall mean that the word “PUBLIC” shall appear prominently on the first page thereof; (x) by marking Borrower Materials “PUBLIC,” such Borrower shall be deemed to have authorized the Administrative Agent, any Affiliate thereof, the Arrangers, the L/C Issuers and the Lenders to treat such Borrower Materials as not containing any material non‑public information (although it may be sensitive or proprietary) with respect to such Borrower or its securities for purposes of United States Federal and state securities laws (provided that to the extent such Borrower Materials constitute Information, they shall be treated as set forth in Section 11.07); (y) all Borrower Materials marked “PUBLIC” are permitted to be made available through a portion of the Platform designated “Public Side Information;” and (z) the Administrative Agent and any Affiliate thereof and any Arranger shall be entitled to treat any Borrower Materials that are not marked “PUBLIC” as being suitable only for posting on a portion of the Platform not designated “Public Side Information.”  Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Borrowers shall be under no obligation to mark any Borrower Materials “PUBLIC.”

Notices

.  Promptly notify the Administrative Agent and each Lender:

(a)of the occurrence of any Default;

(b)of any matter that has resulted or could reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, including (i) breach or non‑performance of, or any default under, a Contractual Obligation of the Domestic Borrower or any Subsidiary; (ii) any dispute, litigation, investigation, proceeding or suspension between the Domestic Borrower or any Subsidiary and any Governmental Authority; or (iii) the commencement of, or any material development in, any litigation or proceeding affecting the Domestic Borrower or any Subsidiary, including pursuant to any applicable Environmental Laws;

(c)of the occurrence of any ERISA Event;

(d)of any material change in accounting policies or financial reporting practices by the Domestic Borrower or any Subsidiary, including any determination by the Domestic Borrower referred to in Section 2.10(b); and

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(e)of any (i) occurrence of any Disposition or Involuntary Disposition of property or assets for which the Borrowers are required to make a mandatory prepayment pursuant to Section 2.05(b)(i), and (ii) receipt of any Extraordinary Receipt for which the Borrowers are required to make a mandatory prepayment pursuant to Section 2.05(b)(ii).

Each notice pursuant to this Section 6.03 shall be accompanied by a statement of a Responsible Officer of the Domestic Borrower setting forth details of the occurrence referred to therein and stating what action the Domestic Borrower has taken and proposes to take with respect thereto.  Each notice pursuant to Section 6.03(a) shall describe with particularity any and all provisions of this Agreement and any other Loan Document that have been breached.

Payment of Obligations

.  Pay and discharge as the same shall become due and payable, all its obligations and liabilities, including (a) all tax liabilities, assessments and governmental charges or levies upon it or its properties or assets, unless the same are being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings diligently conducted and adequate reserves in accordance with GAAP are being maintained by the applicable Borrower or such Subsidiary; (b) all lawful claims which, if unpaid, would by law become a Lien upon its property; and (c) all Indebtedness, as and when due and payable, but subject to any subordination provisions contained in any instrument or agreement evidencing such Indebtedness.

Preservation of Existence, Etc.

  (a) Preserve, renew and maintain in full force and effect its legal existence and good standing under the Laws of the jurisdiction of its organization except in a transaction permitted by Section 7.04 or 7.05; (b) take all reasonable action to maintain all rights, privileges, permits, licenses and franchises necessary or desirable in the normal conduct of its business, except to the extent that failure to do so could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect; and (c) preserve or renew all of its registered patents, trademarks, trade names and service marks, the non‑preservation of which could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

Maintenance of Properties

.  (a) Maintain, preserve and protect all of its material properties and equipment necessary in the operation of its business in good working order and condition, ordinary we