0000034563-18-000052.txt : 20181023 0000034563-18-000052.hdr.sgml : 20181023 20181023170604 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0000034563-18-000052 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: 8-K PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 4 CONFORMED PERIOD OF REPORT: 20181023 ITEM INFORMATION: Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement ITEM INFORMATION: Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant ITEM INFORMATION: Financial Statements and Exhibits FILED AS OF DATE: 20181023 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20181023 FILER: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: FARMER BROTHERS CO CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0000034563 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: MISCELLANEOUS FOOD PREPARATIONS & KINDRED PRODUCTS [2090] IRS NUMBER: 950725980 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 0630 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: 8-K SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 001-34249 FILM NUMBER: 181134661 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 1912 FARMER BROTHERS DRIVE CITY: NORTHLAKE STATE: TX ZIP: 76262 BUSINESS PHONE: 888 998 2468 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: P O BOX 77057 CITY: FORT WORTH STATE: TX ZIP: 76177 8-K 1 form8-kthirdamendmenttocre.htm 8-K THIRD AMENDMENT TO CREDIT AGREEMENT Document


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549 
 
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT

 
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 18, 2018
 
Farmer Bros. Co.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 
Delaware
 
001-34249
 
95-0725980
 
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
 
(Commission File Number)
 
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
 
 
 
 
 
 
1912 Farmer Brothers Drive, Northlake, Texas 76262
 
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
 
 
 
888-998-2468
 
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
 
 
 
None
 
(Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
 
 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).    Emerging growth company ¨
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.     ¨





Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On October 18, 2018 (the “Third Amendment Effective Date”), Farmer Bros. Co., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), China Mist Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“CMB”), and Boyd Assets Co., a Delaware corporation (together with the Company and CMB, the “Borrowers”), together with the Company’s wholly owned subsidiaries, Coffee Bean International, Inc., an Oregon corporation, FBC Finance Company, a California corporation, and Coffee Bean Holding Co., Inc., a Delaware corporation, as additional Loan Parties, entered into that certain Third Amendment to Credit Agreement and Second Amendment to Pledge and Security Agreement (the “Third Amendment”) with JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (“Chase”), as Administrative Agent, and the financial institutions party thereto as lenders.
The Third Amendment amends the Company’s original Credit Agreement, dated as of March 2, 2015 (the “Original Credit Agreement”), as amended by that certain First Amendment to Credit Agreement and First Amendment to Pledge and Security Agreement, dated as of August 25, 2017 (the “First Amendment”) and by that certain Second Amendment to Credit Agreement, dated as of September 10, 2018 (the “Second Amendment” and, together with the First Amendment and the Original Credit Agreement, as so amended by the Third Amendment, the “Amended Credit Agreement”), entered into by the Borrowers, the guarantor subsidiaries party thereto, the Administrative Agent and the financial institutions party thereto as lenders. Capitalized terms used herein but not defined have the meanings ascribed to them in the Amended Credit Agreement.
The Third Amendment also amends the Company’s original Pledge and Security Agreement, dated as of March 2, 2015 (the “Original Security Agreement”), as amended by the First Amendment (together with the Original Security Agreement, the “Amended Security Agreement”) entered into by the Loan Parties and the Administrative Agent.
The following description of the Third Amendment does not purport to be complete and is subject to, and qualified in its entirety by reference to (i) the Third Amendment, a copy of which is filed herewith as Exhibit 10.1, and incorporated herein by reference, (ii) the Original Credit Agreement, a copy of which was filed as Exhibit 10.1 to the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K, filed with the SEC on March 6, 2015 and incorporated herein by reference, (iii) the First Amendment, a copy of which was filed as Exhibit 10.1 to the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K, filed with the SEC on August 30, 2017 and incorporated herein by reference, and (iv) the Second Amendment, a copy of which was filed as Exhibit 10.6 to the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2018, filed with the SEC on September 13, 2018 and incorporated herein by reference.
Effective as of the Third Amendment Effective Date, the Third Amendment amends the definition of “Borrowing Base” to, among other things, increase the availability under the Revolving Commitments by (i) resetting the historical amortization for the Eligible Real Property as of the Third Amendment Effective Date, (ii) including the lesser of $5,000,000 and 85% of the Net Orderly Liquidation Value of the Borrowers’ Eligible Equipment, subject to monthly amortization, and (iii) including the lesser of (x) the FILO Sublimit and (y) the sum of (A) 10% of the Borrowers’ Eligible Accounts owing from non-investment grade Account Debtors, plus (B) 5% of Borrowers’ Eligible Accounts owing from investment grade Account Debtors, plus (C) 5% of Borrowers’ Eligible Inventory, valued at the lower of cost or market value, determined on a first-in-first-out basis. The Third Amendment adds definitions of “Eligible Equipment,” for purposes of Equipment to be included in the Borrowing Base, and “FILO Sublimit,” defined as an amount equal to $10,000,000, subject to monthly reduction as provided in the Third Amendment.
The Third Amendment also amends the definition of “Revolving Commitment” in the Amended Credit Agreement to provide that the aggregate amount of the Lenders’ Revolving Commitments as of the Third Amendment Effective Date is $135,000,000. After the Third Amendment Effective Date, the Company may further increase the Revolving Commitment by up to an additional $40.0 million under the accordion feature, subject to certain conditions.
Furthermore, the Third Amendment revises the Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio covenant in the Amended Credit Agreement to provide that the Company must test its Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio, on a trailing four-fiscal quarter basis, as of the end of each fiscal quarter, beginning with the first fiscal quarter ending September 30, 2018.





The Third Amendment amends the limit on certain other unsecured Indebtedness to $5,000,000 unless the Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio, calculated on a trailing four fiscal quarter basis, is greater than or equal to 1.0 to 1.0 and subject to certain other conditions.
The Applicable Rates in the Amended Credit Agreement continue to be based on Average Historical Excess Availability levels with a range of PRIME - 0.25% to PRIME + 0.50% or Adjusted LIBO Rate + 1.25% to Adjusted LIBO Rate + 2.00%; provided, that, (i) until March 31, 2019 the Applicable Rate will be PRIME + 0.25% or Adjusted LIBO Rate + 1.75%; and (ii) (A) Loans in an aggregate amount up to the FILO Formula Amount will bear an additional margin of 0.50%, and (B) Loans in excess of the FILO Formula Amount in an aggregate amount up to the Formula Amount will bear an additional margin of 0.375%.
The Amended Credit Agreement contains a variety of affirmative and negative covenants of types customary in an asset-based lending facility, including a financial covenant relating to the maintenance of a fixed charge coverage ratio in certain circumstances. The Amended Credit Agreement also allows the Lenders to establish reserve requirements, which may reduce the amount of credit otherwise available to the Borrowers, and provides for customary Events of Default.
In the Amended Security Agreement, the Third Amendment adds to the definition of “Collateral” all Equipment and all Fixtures, and removes from the definition of “Excluded Collateral” all Equipment and machinery, and any rights or interest in any Fixture if the grant of a security interest or lien therein under the terms of any contract or lease is prohibited or restricted, or would invalidate any such contract or lease.
Chase and its affiliates, have performed, and may in the future perform for the Company and its subsidiaries, various commercial banking services, for which they have received, and will receive, customary fees and expenses.
Item 2.03. Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.
The information required by this Item 2.03 is set forth in Item 1.01—Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement above and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d)    Exhibits







SIGNATURE
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated:    October 23, 2018
 
FARMER BROS. CO.
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ David G. Robson
 
 
David G. Robson
 
 
Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer




EX-10.1 2 ex101-thirdamendmenttocred.htm EXHIBIT 10.1 THIRD AMENDMENT TO CREDIT AGREEMENT Exhibit
Exhibit 10.1

Execution Version

THIRD AMENDMENT TO CREDIT AGREEMENT AND
SECOND AMENDMENT TO PLEDGE AND SECURITY AGREEMENT

THIS THIRD AMENDMENT TO CREDIT AGREEMENT AND SECOND AMENDMENT TO PLEDGE AND SECURITY AGREEMENT (this “Amendment”), dated as of October 18, 2018, is entered into by and among FARMER BROS. CO., a Delaware corporation (“Farmer Bros.”), CHINA MIST BRANDS, INC., a Delaware corporation (“China Mist”), BOYD ASSETS CO., a Delaware corporation, (“Boyd” and together with Farmer Bros. and China Mist, each individually as a “Borrower”, and individually and collectively, jointly and severally, as “Borrowers”), the other Loan Parties (as defined below) party hereto, the Lenders (as defined below) party hereto, and JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., as administrative agent for the Lenders (in such capacity, “Administrative Agent”).

RECITALS

A.
Borrowers, the other parties signatory thereto as “Loan Parties” (each individually, a “Loan Party” and collectively, the “Loan Parties”), Administrative Agent, and the financial institutions party thereto as lenders (each individually, a “Lender” and collectively, the “Lenders”) have previously entered into that certain Credit Agreement, dated as of March 2, 2015, as amended by that certain First Amendment to Credit Agreement and First Amendment to Pledge and Security Agreement, dated as of August 25, 2017, and as further amended by that certain Second Amendment to Credit Agreement, dated as of September 10, 2018 (as so amended and as further amended, restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time, the “Credit Agreement”), pursuant to which the Lenders have made certain loans and financial accommodations available to Borrowers. Terms used herein without definition shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the Credit Agreement.

B.
Borrowers, the other Loan Parties and Administrative Agent have previously entered into that certain Pledge and Security Agreement, dated as of March 2, 2015, as amended by that certain First Amendment to Credit Agreement and First Amendment to Pledge and Security Agreement, dated as of August 25, 2017 (as so amended and as further amended, restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time, the "Security Agreement").

C.
Borrowers and the other Loan Parties have requested that Administrative Agent and the Lenders amend the Credit Agreement and the Security Agreement, and Administrative Agent and the Lenders are willing to amend the Credit Agreement and the Security Agreement pursuant to the terms and conditions set forth herein.

D.
Each Borrower and each other Loan Party is entering into this Amendment with the understanding and agreement that, except as specifically provided herein, none of Administrative Agent’s or any Lender’s rights or remedies as set forth in the Credit Agreement, the Security Agreement and the other Loan Documents are being waived or modified by the terms of this Amendment.

AGREEMENT
    
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing and the mutual covenants herein contained, and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the parties hereby agree as follows:



Exhibit 10.1

Execution Version

1.Amendments to Credit Agreement. Subject to the satisfaction in full of the conditions precedent set forth in Section 3 hereof, the Credit Agreement (other than the Schedules and Exhibits thereto except for the Commitment Schedule) is hereby amended as set forth on Exhibit A attached hereto such that all of the newly inserted bold, double-underlined text (indicated textually in the same manner as the following example: double-underlined text) and any formatting changes reflected therein shall be deemed to be inserted and reflected in the text of the Credit Agreement and all of the deleted stricken text (indicated textually in the same manner as the following example: stricken text) shall be deemed to be deleted from the text of the Credit Agreement. An unmarked conformed copy of the Credit Agreement (excluding all Schedules and Exhibits thereto except for the Commitment Schedule), as amended by this Amendment, is attached hereto as Exhibit B.

2.Amendments to Security Agreement. Subject to the satisfaction in full of the conditions precedent set forth in Section 3 hereof, the Security Agreement is hereby amended as follows:

(a)    Section 1.2 of the Security Agreement is hereby amended by adding the word “Fixtures” to the list set out in that Section in its proper alphabetical order, to read as follows:

“1.2.    Terms Defined in UCC. The following terms are used herein as defined in Article 9 of the UCC: Accounts, Chattel Paper, Commercial Tort Claims, Deposit Accounts, Documents, Equipment, Farm Products, Fixtures, General Intangibles, Goods, Instruments, Inventory, Investment Property, Letter-of-Credit Rights and Supporting Obligations. The terms “Securities” and “Securities Accounts” are used herein as defined in Article 8 of the UCC.”

(b)    Clause (a) of the definition of Excluded Collateral in Section 1.3 of the Security Agreement is hereby amended and restated in its entirety to read as follows:

“(a)    Intentionally Omitted,”

(c)    Clause (d) of the definition of Excluded Collateral in Section 1.3 of the Security Agreement is hereby amended and restated in its entirety to read as follows:

“(d)(1) any rights or interest in any contract, lease, permit, license, or license agreement covering real or personal property if under the terms of such contract, lease, permit, license, or license agreement, or applicable law with respect thereto, the grant of a security interest or lien therein is prohibited or restricted as a matter of law or under the terms of such contract, lease, permit, license, or license agreement, or would invalidate any such contract, lease, permit, license or license agreement and (2) any rights or interest in any Fixture if the grant of a security interest or lien therein under the terms of any contract or lease is prohibited or restricted, or would invalidate any such contract or lease, and, in each of the foregoing clauses (1) and (2), such prohibition or restriction has not been waived or the consent of the other party to such contract, lease, permit, license, or license agreement, as applicable, has not been obtained (provided, that, (i) the foregoing exclusions of this clause (d) shall in no way be construed (A) to apply to the extent that any described prohibition or restriction is ineffective under Section 9-406, 9-407, 9-408, or 9-409 of the UCC or other applicable law, or (B) to apply to the extent that any consent or waiver has been obtained that would permit the Administrative Agent’s security interest or lien to attach notwithstanding the prohibition or restriction on the pledge of such contract, lease, permit, license, or license agreement and (ii) the foregoing exclusions of clauses (c) and (d) shall in no way be construed to limit, impair, or otherwise affect any of the Administrative Agent’s or


Exhibit 10.1

Execution Version

any Lender’s continuing security interests in and liens upon any rights or interests of any Grantor in or to (A) monies due or to become due under or in connection with any described contract, lease, permit, license, license agreement, or Equity Interests (including any Accounts or Equity Interests), or (B) any proceeds from the sale, license, lease, or other dispositions of any such contract, lease, permit, license, license agreement, or Equity Interests);”

(d)    Clause (f) of the definition of Excluded Collateral in Section 1.3 of the Security Agreement is hereby amended and restated in its entirety to read as follows:

“(f)    any interest in any real property held by any Grantor other than any Eligible Real Property,”

(e)    The first paragraph of Article II of the Security Agreement is hereby amended and restated in its entirety to read as follows:

“Each Grantor hereby pledges, collaterally assigns and grants to the Administrative Agent, on behalf of and for the ratable benefit of the Secured Parties, a security interest in all of its right, title and interest in, to and under the following personal property and assets, whether now owned by or owing to, or hereafter acquired by or arising in favor of such Grantor (including under any trade name or derivations thereof), and whether owned or consigned by or to, or leased from or to, such Grantor, and regardless of where located (all of which will be collectively referred to as the “Collateral”):

(i)all Accounts;
(ii)all Chattel Paper;
(iii)all Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks;
(iv)
all Documents;
(v)
all Equipment;
(vi)
all Fixtures;
(vii)
all General Intangibles;
(viii)
all Goods;
(ix)
all Instruments;
(x)
all Inventory;
(xi)
all Investment Property;
(xii)
all cash or cash equivalents;
(xiii)
all letters of credit, Letter-of-Credit Rights and Supporting Obligations;
(xiv)
all Deposit Accounts with any bank or other financial institution;
(xv)
all Commercial Tort Claims;
(xvi)
all Farm Products; and
(xvii)
all accessions to, substitutions for and replacements, proceeds (including Stock Rights), insurance proceeds and products of the foregoing, together with all books and records, customer lists, credit files, computer files,


Exhibit 10.1

Execution Version

programs, printouts and other computer materials and records related thereto and any General Intangibles at any time evidencing or relating to any of the foregoing;

to secure the prompt and complete payment and performance of the Secured Obligations.”

3.Conditions Precedent to Effectiveness of this Amendment. The following shall have occurred before this Amendment is effective:

a.
Amendment. Administrative Agent shall have received this Amendment fully executed in a sufficient number of counterparts for distribution to all parties.

b.
Amendment Fee. Administrative Agent shall have received a Third Amendment Fee Letter documenting the upfront fees payable in connection with this Amendment, in form and substance satisfactory to Administrative Agent, fully executed, and Farmer Bros. shall have paid all fees required under the terms thereof.

c.
Officer's Certificates. Borrowers shall deliver to Administrative Agent a certificate of each Loan Party signed by an authorized officer of such Loan Party (i) certifying and attaching the resolutions adopted by such Loan Party approving or consenting to the Amendment, and (ii) in the case of the Borrowers, certifying that after giving effect to the Amendment, the representations and warranties contained in Article III of the Credit Agreement and in the other Loan Documents are true and correct in all material respects (provided that any such representation or warranty which is subject to any materiality qualifier shall be true and correct in all respects), 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.

d.
Representations and Warranties. The representations and warranties of Borrowers and the other Loan Parties set forth herein and in the other Loan Documents shall be true and correct in all material respects with the same effect as though made on and as of the date hereof (other than any such representation or warranty set forth in any other Loan Document which by its terms is made as of a specified date, which representation or warranty shall be true and correct in all material respects only as of such specified date), provided that any such representation or warranty which is subject to any materiality qualifier shall be true and correct in all respects.

4.Representations and Warranties.    Each Borrower and each other Loan Party represents and warrants to Administrative Agent and the Lenders as follows:

a.
Authority. Each Borrower and each other Loan Party has the requisite corporate power and authority to execute and deliver this Amendment, and to perform its obligations hereunder and under the Loan Documents (as amended or modified hereby) to which it is a party. The execution, delivery, and performance by each Borrower and each other Loan Party of this Amendment have been duly approved by all necessary corporate action, have received all necessary governmental approval, if any, and except to the extent such contravention or restriction would reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, do not contravene any law or any contractual restriction binding on such Borrower or such Loan Party.



Exhibit 10.1

Execution Version

b.
Enforceability. This Amendment has been duly executed and delivered by each Borrower and each other Loan Party. This Amendment and each Loan Document (as amended or modified hereby) is the legal, valid, and binding obligation of each Borrower and each other Loan Party, enforceable against each Borrower and each other Loan Party in accordance with its terms, and is in full force and effect, subject to applicable bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, moratorium or other laws affecting creditors’ rights generally and subject to general principles of equity, regardless of whether considered in a proceeding in equity or at law.

c.
Representations and Warranties. The representations and warranties of Borrowers and the other Loan Parties set forth in the Loan Documents are true and correct in all material respects with the same effect as though made on and as of the date hereof (other than any such representation or warranty which by its terms is made as of a specified date, which representation or warranty is true and correct in all material respects only as of such specified date), provided that any such representation or warranty which is subject to any materiality qualifier is true and correct in all respects.

d.
No Default. No event has occurred and is continuing that constitutes a Default.

5.Conditions Subsequent. Within 60 days of the date hereof, or such longer time as may be agreed to by the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion, the Administrative Agent shall have received, with respect to each of the real properties located at (i) 1912 Farmer Brothers Drive, Northlake, Texas 76262, (ii) 235 North Norwood Avenue, Houston, Texas 77011 and (iii) 7855 Ostrow Street, San Diego, California 92111, each of the following, in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion:

a)
an executed counterpart of an amendment to the Mortgage on such real property reflecting the terms of this Amendment to the extent required pursuant to applicable laws or required to obtain the endorsements or title insurance policies referred to in clause (b) below;

b)
date down and modification endorsements to the existing mortgagee’s title insurance policy issued to Administrative Agent with respect to such real property or, to the extent unavailable, a new title insurance policy for such real property (together with endorsements or affirmative insurance consistent with the endorsements and affirmative coverage contained in the existing mortgagee’s title insurance policy issued to Administrative Agent with respect to such real property) (or a binding irrevocable and unconditional (other than conditions required by the Title Company that have been satisfied by Borrowers) commitment from Stewart Title Guaranty Company (the “Title Company”) to issue such endorsements or title policy), insuring against, among other things, the invalidity or unenforceability of the lien of the Mortgage on such real property as a result of the amendment to such Mortgage referred to in clause (a) above, for an insured amount equal to 75% of the fair market value of the applicable real property as reflected in an updated appraisal report for such real property obtained prior to the date of this Amendment, and dated as of the date of the recording of the amendment to such Mortgage, all in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion;



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Execution Version

c)
such affidavits, certificates, information and instruments of indemnification (including, but not limited to, no change survey affidavits) as shall be reasonably required to induce the Title Company to issue the title policies or endorsements referred to in clause (b) above; and

d)
evidence reasonably acceptable to Administrative Agent of payment by Borrowers (or of arrangements for such payment satisfactory to the Administrative Agent) of all title insurance premiums, search and examination charges, mortgage, filing and recording taxes, if applicable, fees and related charges required for the recording of the amendments to the Mortgages referred to in clause (a) above and issuance of the title insurance policies and endorsements referred to in clause (b) above.

The failure by the Borrowers and each other Loan Party to comply with the covenants set forth in this Section 5 shall constitute an immediate Event of Default.

6.Choice of Law. This Amendment shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws (and not the law of conflicts) of the State of California, but giving effect to federal laws applicable to national banks.

7.Counterparts. This Amendment may be executed in any number of counterparts and by different parties and separate counterparts, each of which when so executed and delivered, shall constitute an original, and all of which, when taken together, shall constitute one and the same instrument. Delivery of an executed counterpart of a signature page to this Amendment by telecopy, emailed pdf. or any other electronic means that reproduces an image of the actual executed signature page shall be effective as delivery of a manually executed counterpart of this Amendment. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Borrowers and the other Loan Parties hereby agree to provide Administrative Agent with original counterparts of their respective signature pages hereto in a number sufficient for distribution of an original counterpart to each party hereto (or such lesser number as agreed to by Administrative Agent).

8.
    Reference to and Effect on the Loan Documents.

a.
Upon and after the effectiveness of this Amendment, each reference in the Credit Agreement to “this Agreement”, “hereunder”, “hereof” or words of like import referring to the Credit Agreement, and each reference in the other Loan Documents to “the Credit Agreement”, “thereof” or words of like import referring to the Credit Agreement, shall mean and be a reference to the Credit Agreement as modified and amended hereby.

b.
Upon and after the effectiveness of this Amendment, each reference in the Security Agreement to “this Security Agreement”, “hereunder”, “hereof” or words of like import referring to the Security Agreement, and each reference in the other Loan Documents to “the Security Agreement”, “thereof” or words of like import referring to the Security Agreement, shall mean and be a reference to the Security Agreement as modified and amended hereby.

c.
Except as specifically set forth in this Amendment, the Credit Agreement, the Security Agreement and all other Loan Documents are and shall continue to be in full force and effect and are hereby in all respects ratified and confirmed and shall constitute the legal,


Exhibit 10.1

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valid, binding, and enforceable obligations of Borrowers and the other Loan Parties to Administrative Agent and the Lenders without defense, offset, claim, or contribution.

d.
The execution, delivery and effectiveness of this Amendment shall not, except as expressly provided herein, operate as a waiver of any right, power, or remedy of Administrative Agent or any Lender under any of the Loan Documents, nor constitute a waiver of any provision of any of the Loan Documents.

9.Ratification. Each Borrower and each other Loan Party hereby restates, ratifies and reaffirms each and every term and condition set forth in the Credit Agreement and the Security Agreement, each as amended hereby, and the other Loan Documents effective as of the date hereof.

10.Integration. This Amendment, together with the other Loan Documents, incorporates all negotiations of the parties hereto with respect to the subject matter hereof and is the final expression and agreement of the parties hereto with respect to the subject matter hereof.

11.Severability. In case any provision in this Amendment shall be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, such provision shall be severable from the remainder of this Amendment and the validity, legality, and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not in any way be affected or impaired thereby.

12.Submission of Amendment. The submission of this Amendment to the parties or their agents or attorneys for review or signature does not constitute a commitment by Administrative Agent or any Lender to waive any of their respective rights and remedies under the Loan Documents, and this Amendment shall have no binding force or effect until all of the conditions to the effectiveness of this Amendment have been satisfied as set forth herein.

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Amendment to be duly executed and delivered by their duly authorized officers as of the day and year first above written.
BORROWERS:

FARMER BROS. CO.,
a Delaware corporation

By     /s/ David Robson            
Name: David Robson
Title: CFO

CHINA MIST BRANDS, INC.,
a Delaware corporation

By     /s/ David Robson            
Name: David Robson
Title: CFO

BOYD ASSETS CO.,
a Delaware corporation

By     /s/ David Robson            
Name: David Robson
Title: CFO

OTHER LOAN PARTIES:
COFFEE BEAN INTERNATIONAL, INC.,
an Oregon corporation

By     /s/ David Robson            
Name: David Robson
Title: CFO




[Third Amendment to Credit Agreement and Second Amendment to Pledge & Security Agreement]


FBC FINANCE COMPANY,
a California corporation

By     /s/ David Robson            
Name: David Robson
Title: Treasurer
COFFEE BEAN HOLDING CO., INC.,
a Delaware corporation

By     /s/ David Robson            
Name: David Robson
Title: CFO

ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT AND LENDERS:

JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.,
as Administrative Agent, Issuing Bank, Swingline Lender and a Lender

By     /s/ Kirk Wolverton            
Name: Kirk Wolverton
Title: Authorized Officer


[Third Amendment to Credit Agreement and Second Amendment to Pledge & Security Agreement]


SUNTRUST BANK,
as a Lender
By     /s/ Dan Clubb            
Name: Dan Clubb
Title: Director


[Third Amendment to Credit Agreement and Second Amendment to Pledge & Security Agreement]


EXHIBIT A
See attached.





EXHIBIT B
See attached.




EXHIBIT A TO THIRD AMENDMENT TO CREDIT
AGREEMENT
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CREDIT AGREEMENT

dated as of


March 2, 2015


among

FARMER BROS. CO.,

The other Loan Parties Party Hereto,

The Lenders Party Hereto


SUNTRUST BANK,
as Syndication Agent

and


JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.,
as Administrative Agent

___________________________

J.P. MORGAN SECURITIES LLC,
as Sole Bookrunner and Sole Lead Arranger




CHASE BUSINESS CREDIT



 
 
TABLE OF CONTENTS
 
 
 
 
Page
ARTICLE I
 
Definitions
1
 
Section 1.01
Defined Terms
1
 
Section 1.02
Classification of Loans and Borrowings
40
 
Section 1.03
Terms Generally
40
 
Section 1.04
Accounting Terms; GAAP
40
 
Section 1.05
Status of Obligations
41
ARTICLE II
 
The Credits
41
 
Section 2.01
Commitments
41
 
Section 2.02
Loans and Borrowings
42
 
Section 2.03
Requests for Revolving Borrowings
42
 
Section 2.04
Protective Advances
43
 
Section 2.05
Swingline Loans and Overadvances
44
 
Section 2.06
Letters of Credit
46
 
Section 2.07
Funding of Borrowings
51
 
Section 2.08
Interest Elections
51
 
Section 2.09
Termination and Reduction of Commitments; Increase in Revolving Commitments
52
 
Section 2.10
Repayment and Amortization of Loans; Evidence of Debt
54
 
Section 2.11
Prepayment of Loans
55
 
Section 2.12
Fees
56
 
Section 2.13
Interest
57
 
Section 2.14
Alternate Rate of Interest
58
 
Section 2.15
Increased Costs
59
 
Section 2.16
Break Funding Payments
60
 
Section 2.17
Withholding of Taxes; Gross-Up
61
 
Section 2.18
Payments Generally; Allocation of Proceeds; Sharing of Set-offs
64
 
Section 2.19
Mitigation Obligations; Replacement of Lenders
67
 
Section 2.20
Defaulting Lenders
68
 
Section 2.21
Returned Payments
70
 
Section 2.22
Banking Services and Swap Agreements
70
ARTICLE III
 
Representations and Warranties
70
 
Section 3.01
Organization; Powers
70
 
Section 3.02
Authorization; Enforceability
71
 
Section 3.03
Governmental Approvals; No Conflicts
71
 
Section 3.04
Financial Condition; No Material Adverse Change
71
 
Section 3.05
Properties
71
 
Section 3.06
Litigation and Environmental Matters
72
 
Section 3.07
Compliance with Laws and Agreements; No Default
72
 
Section 3.08
Investment Company Status
72
 
Section 3.09
Taxes
72

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Section 3.10
ERISA
73
 
Section 3.11
Disclosure
73
 
Section 3.12
Intentionally Omitted
73
 
Section 3.13
Solvency
73
 
Section 3.14
Insurance
74
 
Section 3.15
Capitalization and Subsidiaries
74
 
Section 3.16
Security Interest in Collateral
74
 
Section 3.17
Employment Matters
74
 
Section 3.18
Reserve Regulations
75
 
Section 3.19
Use of Proceeds
75
 
Section 3.20
Burdensome Restrictions
75
 
Section 3.21
Corruption Laws and Sanctions
75
 
Section 3.22
Common Enterprise
75
ARTICLE IV
 
Conditions
76
 
Section 4.01
Effective Date
76
 
Section 4.02
Each Credit Event
79
ARTICLE V
 
Affirmative Covenants
79
 
Section 5.01
Financial Statements; Borrowing Base and Other Information
80
 
Section 5.02
Notices of Material Events
83
 
Section 5.03
Existence; Conduct of Business
84
 
Section 5.04
Payment of Obligations
84
 
Section 5.05
Maintenance of Properties
85
 
Section 5.06
Books and Records; Inspection Rights
85
 
Section 5.07
Compliance with Laws and Material Contractual Obligations
85
 
Section 5.08
Use of Proceeds
85
 
Section 5.09
Accuracy of Information
86
 
Section 5.10
Insurance
86
 
Section 5.11
Casualty and Condemnation
86
 
Section 5.12
Appraisals
87
 
Section 5.13
Depository Banks
87
 
Section 5.14
Additional Collateral; Further Assurances
87
 
Section 5.15
Intentionally Omitted
88
 
Section 5.16
Post-Closing Covenants
88
ARTICLE VI
 
Negative Covenants
89
 
Section 6.01
Indebtedness
89
 
Section 6.02
Liens
91
 
Section 6.03
Fundamental Changes
93
 
Section 6.04
Investments, Loans, Advances, Guarantees and Acquisitions
93
 
Section 6.05
Asset Sales
96
 
Section 6.06
Sale and Leaseback Transactions
98
 
Section 6.07
Swap Agreements
98

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Section 6.08
Restricted Payments; Certain Payments of Indebtedness
98
 
Section 6.09
Transactions with Affiliates
100
 
Section 6.10
Restrictive Agreements
100
 
Section 6.11
Amendment of Material Documents
100
 
Section 6.12
Intentionally Omitted
101
 
Section 6.13
Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio
101
 
Section 6.14
Farmer Trademark
101
ARTICLE VII
 
Events of Default
101
ARTICLE VIII
 
The Administrative Agent
104
 
Section 8.01
Appointment
104
 
Section 8.02
Rights as a Lender
104
 
Section 8.03
Duties and Obligations
105
 
Section 8.04
Reliance
105
 
Section 8.05
Actions through Sub-Agents
105
 
Section 8.06
Resignation
106
 
Section 8.07
Non-Reliance
107
 
Section 8.08
Titles
108
 
Section 8.09
Not Partners or Co-Venturers; Administrative Agent as Representative of the Secured Parties
108
 
Section 8.10
Flood Laws
108
ARTICLE IX
 
Miscellaneous
108
 
Section 9.01
Notices
108
 
Section 9.02
Waivers; Amendments
110
 
Section 9.03
Expenses; Indemnity; Damage Waiver
113
 
Section 9.04
Successors and Assigns
115
 
Section 9.05
Survival
119
 
Section 9.06
Counterparts; Integration; Effectiveness; Electronic Execution
120
 
Section 9.07
Severability
120
 
Section 9.08
Right of Setoff
120
 
Section 9.09
Governing Law; Jurisdiction; Consent to Service of Process
121
 
Section 9.10
WAIVER OF JURY TRIAL; JUDICIAL REFERENCE
122
 
Section 9.11
Headings
122
 
Section 9.12
Confidentiality
122
 
Section 9.13
Several Obligations; Nonreliance; Violation of Law
124
 
Section 9.14
USA PATRIOT Act
124
 
Section 9.15
Disclosure
124
 
Section 9.16
Appointment for Perfection
124
 
Section 9.17
Interest Rate Limitation
124
 
Section 9.18
Authorization to Distribute Certain Materials to Public-Siders
125
ARTICLE X
 
Loan Guaranty
125
 
Section 10.01
Guaranty
125

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Section 10.02
Guaranty of Payment
125
 
Section 10.03
No Discharge or Diminishment of Loan Guaranty
126
 
Section 10.04
Defenses Waived
126
 
Section 10.05
Rights of Subrogation
127
 
Section 10.06
Reinstatement; Stay of Acceleration
127
 
Section 10.07
Information
127
 
Section 10.08
Termination
127
 
Section 10.09
Taxes
128
 
Section 10.10
Maximum Liability
128
 
Section 10.11
Contribution
128
 
Section 10.12
Liability Cumulative
129
 
Section 10.13
Keepwell
129
ARTICLE XI
 
The Borrower Representative
130
 
Section 11.01
Appointment; Nature of Relationship
130
 
Section 11.02
Powers
130
 
Section 11.03
Employment of Agents
130
 
Section 11.04
Notices
130
 
Section 11.05
Successor Borrower Representative
130
 
Section 11.06
Execution of Loan Documents; Borrowing Base Certificate
130
 
Section 11.07
Reporting
131
 
 
SCHEDULES:
 
 
 
Commitment Schedule
 
 
 
Schedule P-1 -- Permitted Holders
 
 
 
Schedule F-1 -- Farmer Trademark
 
 
 
Schedule 3.05 -- Properties
 
 
 
Schedule 3.06 -- Disclosed Matters
 
 
 
Schedule 3.14 -- Insurance
 
 
 
Schedule 3.15 – Capitalization and Subsidiaries
 
 
 
Schedule 6.01 -- Existing Indebtedness
 
 
 
Schedule 6.02 -- Existing Liens
 
 
 
Schedule 6.04 -- Existing Investments
 
 
 
Schedule 6.10 -- Existing Restrictions
 
 
 
EXHIBITS:
 
 
 
Exhibit A -- Form of Assignment and Assumption
 
 
 
Exhibit B -- Form of Borrowing Base Certificate
 
 
 
Exhibit C -- Form of Compliance Certificate
 
 
 
Exhibit D -- Joinder Agreement
 



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CREDIT AGREEMENT dated as of March 2, 2015 (as it may be amended or modified from time to time, this “Agreement”) among FARMER BROS. CO., a Delaware corporation (“Company”), CHINA MIST BRANDS INC., a Delaware corporation ("China Mist" and together with Company and any other Person that joins this Agreement as a Borrower in accordance with the terms hereof, are referred to hereinafter each individually as a “Borrower”, and individually and collectively, jointly and severally, as the “Borrowers”), the other Loan Parties party hereto, the Lenders party hereto, and JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., as Administrative Agent.
The parties hereto agree as follows:
ARTICLE I

Definitions
SECTION 1.01    Defined Terms. As used in this Agreement, the following terms have the meanings specified below:
Account” has the meaning assigned to such term in the Security Agreement.
Account Debtor” means any Person obligated on an Account.
Acquisition” means any transaction, or any series of related transactions, consummated on or after the Effective Date, by which any Loan Party or any Subsidiary (a) acquires any going business or all or substantially all of the assets of any Person, whether through purchase of assets, merger or otherwise or (b) directly or indirectly acquires (in one transaction or as the most recent transaction in a series of transactions) at least a majority (in number of votes) of the Equity Interests of a Person which has ordinary voting power for the election of directors of a Person (other than Equity Interests having such power only by reason of the happening of a contingency).
Adjusted LIBO Rate” means, with respect to any Eurodollar Borrowing for any Interest Period or for any CBFR Borrowing, an interest rate per annum (rounded upwards, if necessary, to the next 1/16 of 1%) equal to (a) the LIBO Rate for such Interest Period multiplied by (b) the Statutory Reserve Rate.
Adjusted One Month LIBOR Rate” means, for any day, an interest rate per annum equal to the sum of (i) 2.50% plus (ii) the Adjusted LIBO Rate for a one month interest period on such day (or if such day is not a Business Day, the immediately preceding Business Day); provided that, for the avoidance of doubt, the Adjusted LIBO Rate for any day shall be based on the LIBO Screen Rate at approximately 11:00 a.m. London time on such day; provided further, that, if the LIBO Screen Rate at such time shall be less than zero, such rate shall be deemed to be zero for purposes of this Agreement.
Administrative Agent” means JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., in its capacity as administrative agent for the Lenders hereunder and its successors in such capacity.

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Administrative Questionnaire” means an Administrative Questionnaire in a form supplied by the Administrative Agent.
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 specified Person.
Agency Site” means the Electronic System established by the Administrative Agent to administer this Agreement.
Aggregate Credit Exposure” means, at any time, the aggregate Credit Exposure of all the Lenders at such time.
Aggregate Revolving Exposure” means, at any time, the aggregate Revolving Exposure of all the Lenders at such time.
Agreement Value” shall mean, for each Swap Agreement, on any date of determination, the maximum aggregate amount (giving effect to any netting agreements) that any Borrower or any Subsidiary would be required to pay if such Swap Agreement were terminated on such date.
ALTA” means the American Land Title Association.
Anti-Corruption Laws” means all laws, rules, and regulations of any jurisdiction applicable to any Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries from time to time concerning or relating to bribery or corruption.
APA” has the meaning assigned to it in the definition of “Specified Acquisition”.
Applicable Percentage” means, with respect to any Lender, (a) with respect to Revolving Loans, LC Exposure, Overadvances or Swingline Loans, a percentage equal to a fraction the numerator of which is such Lender’s Revolving Commitment and the denominator of which is the aggregate Revolving Commitments provided that, if the Revolving Commitments have terminated or expired, the Applicable Percentages shall be determined based upon such Lender’s share of the Aggregate Revolving Exposure at that time), and (b) with respect to Protective Advances or with respect to the Aggregate Credit Exposure, a percentage based upon its share of the Aggregate Credit Exposure and the unused Commitments; provided that, in accordance with Section 2.20, so long as any Lender shall be a Defaulting Lender, such Defaulting Lender’s Commitment shall be disregarded in the calculations under clauses (a) and (b) above.
Applicable Rate” means, for any day, with respect to any Loan, the applicable rate per annum set forth below under the caption “Revolver CBFR Spread”, or “Revolver Eurodollar Spread”, as the case may be, based upon the Average Historical Excess Availability for the immediately prior calendar quarter, provided that until the end of the second full calendar quarter occurring after the Effective Date,March 31, 2019, the “Applicable Rate” shall be the applicable rates per annum set forth below in Category 23:


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Average Historical Excess Availability

Revolver
Eurodollar Spread

Revolver
CBFR
Spread

Category 1

 > $50,000,000

1.25%
-0.25%
Category 2

≤ $50,000,000 but
> $25,000,000

1.50%
0%
Category 3

≤ $25,000,000 but
> $15,000,000

1.75%
0.25%
Category 4

≤ $15,000,000
2.00%
0.50%

For purposes of the foregoing, (a) the Applicable Rate shall be determined by the Administrative Agent as of the end of each calendar quarter based upon the Average Historical Excess Availability for such calendar quarter, and (b) each change in the Applicable Rate resulting from a change in the Average Historical Excess Availability (if any) shall be effective during the period commencing on the first Business Day after the end of the most recently ended calendar quarter and ending on the date immediately preceding the effective date of the next such change, provided that the Average Historical Excess Availability shall be deemed to be in Category 4 at any time that a Specified Event of Default has occurred and is continuing.
Approved Fund” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.04.
Assignment and Assumption” means an assignment and assumption agreement entered into by a Lender and an assignee (with the consent of any party whose consent is required by Section 9.04), and accepted by the Administrative Agent, in the form of Exhibit A or any other form approved by the Administrative Agent.
Availability” means, at any time, an amount equal to (a) the lesser of (i) the aggregate Revolving Commitments and (ii) the Borrowing Base minus (b) the Aggregate Revolving Exposure (calculated, with respect to any Defaulting Lender, as if such Defaulting Lender had funded its Applicable Percentage of all outstanding Borrowings).
Availability Period” means the period from and including the Effective Date to but excluding the earlier of the Maturity Date and the date of termination of all of the Commitments.
Available Revolving Commitment” means, at any time, the aggregate Revolving Commitments minus the Aggregate Revolving Exposure (calculated, with respect to any Defaulting

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Lender, as if such Defaulting Lender had funded its Applicable Percentage of all outstanding Borrowings).
Average Historical Excess Availability” means, with respect to any period, the sum of the aggregate amount of Availability for each Business Day in such period (calculated as of the end of each respective Business Day) divided by the number of Business Days in such period.
Average Revolver Usage” means, with respect to any period, the sum of the aggregate amount of Aggregate Revolving Exposure for each Business Day in such period (calculated as of the end of each respective Business Day) divided by the number of Business Days in such period.
Banking Services” means each and any of the following bank services provided to any Loan Party or their respective Subsidiaries by any Lender or any of its Affiliates: (a) credit cards for commercial customers (including, without limitation, “commercial credit cards” and purchasing cards), (b) stored value cards, (c) merchant processing services, and (d) treasury management services (including, without limitation, controlled disbursement, automated clearinghouse transactions, return items, any direct debit scheme or arrangement, overdrafts and interstate depository network services).
Banking Services Obligations” means any and all obligations of the Loan Parties and their respective Subsidiaries, whether absolute or contingent and howsoever and whensoever created, arising, evidenced or acquired (including all renewals, extensions and modifications thereof and substitutions therefor) in connection with Banking Services.
Banking Services Reserves” means all Reserves which the Administrative Agent from time to time establishes in its Permitted Discretion for Banking Services then provided or outstanding.
Bankruptcy Event” means, with respect to any Person, when such Person becomes the subject of a bankruptcy or insolvency proceeding, or has had a receiver, conservator, trustee, administrator, custodian, assignee for the benefit of creditors or similar Person charged with the reorganization or liquidation of its business, appointed for it, or, in the good faith determination of the Administrative Agent, has taken any action in furtherance of, or indicating its consent to, approval of, or acquiescence in, any such proceeding or appointment, provided that a Bankruptcy Event shall not result solely by virtue of any ownership interest, or the acquisition of any ownership interest, in such Person by a Governmental Authority or instrumentality thereof, unless such ownership interest results in or provides such Person with immunity from the jurisdiction of courts within the U.S. or from the enforcement of judgments or writs of attachment on its assets or permits such Person (or such Governmental Authority or instrumentality), to reject, repudiate, disavow or disaffirm any contracts or agreements made by such Person.
Beneficial Owner” means, with respect to any U.S. Federal withholding Tax, the beneficial owner, for U.S. Federal income tax purposes, to whom such Tax relates.
"Beneficial Ownership Certification" means a certification regarding beneficial ownership as required by the Beneficial Ownership Regulation.

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"Beneficial Ownership Regulation" means 31 C.F.R. § 100.230.
BFA Lease” means that certain lease between Boyd Future Associates LLC (as lessor) and Seller (as lessee), dated December 1, 2012, for the real estate located at 19730 NE Sandy Blvd., Portland, Oregon, as the same may be amended, modified or restated from time to time.
BFA Lease Guaranty” means that certain unsecured guaranty made by the Company in favor of Boyd Future Associates LLC in respect of the rental payments owed by the Seller (as lessee) under the BFA Lease, as the same may be amended, amended and restated or modified from time to time; provided, that, no amendment or modification of the BFA Lease Guaranty after the First Amendment Effective Date which is materially adverse to the interests of the Lenders shall be effected without the prior written consent of the Required Lenders.
Board” means the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System of the U.S.
Borrower” or “Borrowers” have the respective meanings specified therefor in the preamble to this Agreement.
Borrower Representative” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 11.01.
Borrowing” means (a) Revolving Loans of the same Type, made, converted or continued on the same date and, in the case of Eurodollar Loans, as to which a single Interest Period is in effect, (b) a Swingline Loan, (c) a Protective Advance and (d) an Overadvance.
Borrowing Base” means, at any time, the sum of: (a) (i) 85% of the Borrowers’ Eligible Accounts owing from Account Debtors at such time which do not have an investment grade corporate credit rating by Moody’s or Standard & Poor’s, plus (ii) 90% of Borrowers’ Eligible Accounts owing from Account Debtors at such time which have an investment grade credit rating by Moody’s or Standard & Poor’s, plus (b) the lesser of (i) 75% of the Borrowers’ Eligible Inventory, at such time, valued at the lower of cost or market value, determined on a first-in-first-out basis, and (ii) the product of 85% multiplied by the Net Orderly Liquidation Value percentage identified in the most recent inventory appraisal ordered by the Administrative Agent multiplied by the Borrowers’ Eligible Inventory, valued at the lower of cost or market value, determined on a first-in-first-out basis, plus (c) the lesser of (i) 60,000,000, and (ii) 75% of the fair market value of the Borrowers’ Eligible Real Property; provided, however, that for each new parcel of Eligible Real Property that is added to the Borrowing Base, the Availability generated under this clause (c)(ii) with respect to such parcel of Eligible Real Property shall be reduced on a monthly basis, commencing on the first day of the month immediately following the first date such Eligible Real Property is first added to the Borrowing Base and on the first day of each month thereafter, by an amount equal to 1/180 of the original amount of Availability generated by such parcel of Eligible Real Property under this clause (c)(ii) as of the first date such parcel of Eligible Real Property was added to the Borrowing Base, plus (d( (provided that the parties hereto agree that for any Eligible Real Property that was added to the Borrowing Base prior to the Third Amendment Effective Date, for purposes of determining the amortization set forth in this clause (c)(ii), such Eligible Real Property shall be deemed to have been first added to the Borrowing Base on the Third Amendment Effective Date), plus (d) the lesser of (i) $5,000,000, and (ii) 85% of the Net Orderly Liquidation Value

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of the Borrowers’ Eligible Equipment; provided, however, that the Availability generated under this clause (d)(ii) shall be reduced on a monthly basis, commencing on the first day of the month immediately following the Third Amendment Effective Date and on the first day of each month thereafter, by an amount equal to 1/84 of the original amount of Availability generated under this clause (d)(ii) as of the Third Amendment Effective Date, plus (e) the lesser of (i) $10,000,000, and (ii) 50% of the Net Orderly Liquidation Value of the Farmer Trademark (it being understood that no Availability shall be generated under this clause (de) until the Administrative Agent shall have received an appraisal of the Farmer Trademark from a firm satisfactory to the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion, which appraisal shall be satisfactory to the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion (the “Initial Trademark Appraisal”), minus (eplus (f) the lesser of (i) the FILO Sublimit, and (ii) the sum of: (A) 10% of the Borrowers’ Eligible Accounts owing from Account Debtors at such time which do not have an investment grade corporate credit rating by Moody’s or Standard & Poor’s, plus (B) 5% of Borrowers’ Eligible Accounts owing from Account Debtors at such time which have an investment grade credit rating by Moody’s or Standard & Poor’s, plus (C) 5% of the Borrowers’ Eligible Inventory, at such time, valued at the lower of cost or market value, determined on a first-in-first-out basis, minus (g) Reserves. The maximum amount of Availability generated on account of (x) domestic in-transit Inventory in route between locations of the Borrowers shall not exceed $5,000,000, (y) route sales Inventory shall not exceed $7,000,000, and (z) in-process green coffee shall not exceed $3,000,000. The calculations in clauseclauses (b) and (f)(ii)(C) above may be determined on a combined basis for Eligible Inventory or on a category by category basis for Eligible Inventory, as determined by Administrative Agent from time to time in its Permitted Discretion based on its review of any appraisal and/or field examination of such Inventory.
Borrowing Base Certificate” means a certificate, signed and certified as accurate and complete by a Financial Officer of the Borrower Representative, in substantially the form of Exhibit B or another form which is acceptable to the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion. Notwithstanding anything else herein to the contrary, the Borrowing Base Certificate delivered by the Borrowers to the Administrative Agent in connection with the Third Amendment shall supersede and replace the then applicable Borrowing Base Certificate.
Borrowing Request” means a request by the Borrower Representative for a Revolving Borrowing in accordance with Section 2.03.
Burdensome Restrictions” means any consensual encumbrance or restriction of the type described in clause (a) or (b) of Section 6.10.
Business Day” means any day that is not a Saturday, Sunday or other day on which commercial banks in New York City are authorized or required by law to remain closed; provided that, when used in connection with a Eurodollar Loan, the term “Business Day” shall also exclude any day on which banks are not open for general business in London.
Capital Expenditures” means, without duplication, any expenditure for any purchase or other acquisition of any asset which would be classified as a fixed or capital asset on a consolidated balance sheet of the Company and its Subsidiaries prepared in accordance with GAAP, but excluding

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in each case any such expenditures that (i) are made to restore, repair, replace or rebuild property to the condition of such property immediately prior to any casualty event, to the extent such expenditure is made with identifiable insurance proceeds, condemnation awards or damage recovery proceeds relating to any such casualty event, (ii) are financed with the proceeds of any Disposition of fixed or capital assets to the extent such expenditure is made within twelve (12) months of such Disposition, or (iii) are made pursuant to a Permitted Acquisition.
Capital Lease Obligations” of any Person means the obligations of such Person to pay rent or other amounts under any lease of (or other arrangement conveying the right to use) real or personal property, or a combination thereof, which obligations are required to be classified and accounted for as capital leases on a balance sheet of such Person under GAAP, and the amount of such obligations shall be the capitalized amount thereof determined in accordance with GAAP.
CB Floating Rate” means the Prime Rate; provided that the CB Floating Rate shall never be less than the Adjusted One Month LIBOR Rate on such day (or if such day is not a Business Day, the immediately preceding Business Day). Any change in the CB Floating Rate due to a change in the Prime Rate or the Adjusted One Month LIBOR Rate shall be effective from and including the effective date of such change in the Prime Rate or the Adjusted One Month LIBOR Rate, respectively.
CBFR”, when used in reference to any Loan or Borrowing, refers to whether such Loan, or the Loans comprising such Borrowing, bear interest at a rate determined by reference to the CB Floating Rate.
CFC” means a “controlled foreign corporation” as that term is defined under Section 957 of the Code.
Change in Control” means (a) the acquisition of ownership, directly or indirectly, beneficially or of record, by any Person or group (within the meaning of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules of the SEC thereunder), other than one or more of the Permitted Holders, of Equity Interests representing more than the greater of (i) 35% of the aggregate ordinary voting power represented by the issued and outstanding Equity Interests of the Company and (ii) the percentage thereof then held by the Permitted Holders; (b) occupation of a majority of the seats (other than vacant seats) on the board of directors of the Company by Persons who were neither (i) nominated or approved by the board of directors of the Company nor (ii) appointed or approved by directors so nominated; or (c) the acquisition of direct or indirect Control of the Company by any Person or group (other than any of the Permitted Holders); or (d) the Company shall cease to own, free and clear of all Liens or other encumbrances, 100% of the outstanding voting Equity Interests of the other Loan Parties on a fully diluted basis, unless such cessation of ownership is the result of a transaction that is otherwise permitted by this Agreement.
Change in Law” means the occurrence after the date of this Agreement (or, with respect to any Lender, such later date on which such Lender becomes a party to this Agreement) of any of the following: (a) the adoption of or taking effect of any law, rule, regulation or treaty; (b) any change in any law, rule, regulation or treaty or in the administration, interpretation or application thereof by any Governmental Authority; or (c) compliance by any Lender or the Issuing Bank (or,

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for purposes of Section 2.15(b), by any lending office of such Lender or by such Lender’s or the Issuing Bank’s holding company, if any) with any request, guideline, requirement or directive (whether or not having the force of law) of any Governmental Authority made or issued after the date of this Agreement; provided that notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, (x) the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and all requests, rules, guidelines, requirements or directives thereunder or issued in connection therewith or in the implementation thereof, and (y) all requests, rules, guidelines, requirements 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.
Charges” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.17.
Chase” means JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., a national banking association, in its individual capacity, and its successors.
Class”, when used in reference to any Loan or Borrowing, refers to whether such Loan, or the Loans comprising such Borrowing, are Revolving Loans, Swingline Loans or Protective Advances or Overadvances.
Code” means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended from time to time.
Collateral” means any and all property of a Person in which a Lien is granted or purported to be granted pursuant to the Collateral Documents. For the avoidance of doubt, the Collateral shall exclude the Excluded Collateral.
Collateral Access Agreement” has the meaning assigned to such term in the Security Agreement.
Collateral Documents” means, collectively, the Security Agreement, the Mortgages and any other agreements, instruments and documents executed in connection with this Agreement that are intended to create, perfect or evidence Liens to secure the Secured Obligations, including, without limitation, all other security agreements, pledge agreements, mortgages, deeds of trust, loan agreements, notes, guarantees, subordination agreements, pledges, powers of attorney, consents, assignments, contracts, fee letters, notices, leases, financing statements and all other written matter whether theretofore, now or hereafter executed by any Loan Party and delivered to the Administrative Agent.
Collection Account” has the meaning assigned to such term in the Security Agreement.
Co-Manufacturing Agreement” means that certain co-manufacturing agreement substantially in the form attached as Exhibit E to the APA, as the same may be amended, amended and restated or modified from time to time; provided, that, no amendment or modification of the Co-Manufacturing Agreement (or to the form thereof attached to the APA) after the First Amendment

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Effective Date which is materially adverse to the interests of the Lenders shall be effected without the prior written consent of the Required Lenders.
Commercial LC Exposure” means, at any time, the sum of (a) the aggregate undrawn amount of all outstanding commercial Letters of Credit plus (b) the aggregate amount of all LC Disbursements relating to commercial Letters of Credit that have not yet been reimbursed by or on behalf of the Borrowers. The Commercial LC Exposure of any Revolving Lender at any time shall be its Applicable Percentage of the aggregate Commercial LC Exposure at such time.
Commitment” means, with respect to each Lender, the sum of such Lender’s Revolving Commitment, together with the commitment of such Lender to acquire participations in Protective Advances hereunder. The initial amount of each Lender’s Commitment is set forth on the Commitment Schedule, or in the Assignment and Assumption pursuant to which such Lender shall have assumed its Commitment, as applicable.
Commitment Fee Rate” means a per annum rate equal to 0.25%.
Commitment Schedule” means the Schedule attached hereto identified as such.
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.
Communications” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.01(d).
Company” has the meaning specified therefor in the preamble to this Agreement.
Compliance Certificate” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 5.01(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.
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 Disbursement Account” means any accounts of the Borrowers maintained with the Administrative Agent as a zero balance, cash management account pursuant to and under any agreement between a Borrower and the Administrative Agent, as modified and amended from time to time, and through which all disbursements of a Borrower, any other Loan Party and any designated Subsidiary of a Borrower are made and settled on a daily basis with no uninvested balance remaining overnight.
Covenant Testing Trigger Period” means the period (a) commencing on any day that Availability is less than an amount equal to 14% of the aggregate Revolving Commitments, and (b) continuing until Availability has been greater than or equal to an amount equal to 14% of the aggregate Revolving Commitments at all times for 30 consecutive calendar days.

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Credit Exposure” means, as to any Lender at any time, the sum of (a) such Lender’s Revolving Exposure at such time, plus (b) an amount equal to its Applicable Percentage, if any, of the aggregate principal amount of Protective Advances outstanding at such time.
Credit Party” means the Administrative Agent, the Issuing Bank, the Swingline Lender or any other Lender.
Default” means any event or condition which constitutes an Event of Default or which upon notice, lapse of time or both would, unless cured or waived, become an Event of Default.
Defaulting Lender” means any Lender that (a) has failed, within two Business Days of the date required to be funded or paid, to (i) fund any portion of its Loans, (ii) fund any portion of its participations in Letters of Credit or Swingline Loans or (iii) pay over to any Credit Party any other amount required to be paid by it hereunder, unless, in the case of clause (i) above, such Lender notifies the Administrative Agent in writing that such failure is the result of such Lender’s good faith determination that a condition precedent to funding (specifically identified and including the particular Default, if any) has not been satisfied; (b) has notified any Borrower or any Credit Party in writing, or has made a public statement, to the effect that it does not intend or expect to comply with any of its funding obligations under this Agreement (unless such writing or public statement indicates that such position is based on such Lender’s good faith determination that a condition precedent (specifically identified and including the particular Default, if any) to funding a Loan under this Agreement cannot be satisfied) or generally under other agreements in which it commits to extend credit, (c) has failed, within three Business Days after request by a Credit Party, acting in good faith, to provide a certification in writing from an authorized officer of such Lender that it will comply with its obligations (and is financially able to meet such obligations) to fund prospective Loans and participations in then outstanding Letters of Credit and Swingline Loans under this Agreement, provided that such Lender shall cease to be a Defaulting Lender pursuant to this clause (c) upon such Credit Party’s receipt of such certification in form and substance satisfactory to it and the Administrative Agent, or (d) has become the subject of a Bankruptcy Event.
Disclosed Matters” means the actions, suits, proceedings and environmental matters disclosed in Schedule 3.06.
Disposition” or “Dispose” means the sale, transfer, lease or other disposition of any property by any Person, 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.
Document” has the meaning assigned to such term in the Security Agreement.
dollars” or “$” refers to lawful money of the U.S.
Domestic Subsidiary” means a Subsidiary organized under the laws of a jurisdiction located in the U.S.
Domestic Subsidiary HoldCo” means any wholly owned Domestic Subsidiary of the Company that has no liabilities (other than de minimis liabilities), and no assets other than: (a) the

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Equity Interests of or indebtedness of one or more Foreign Subsidiaries that are CFCs and (b) de minimis assets.
Earn-Outs” shall mean unsecured liabilities of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries arising under an agreement to make any deferred payment as a part of the Purchase Price for a Permitted Acquisition, including performance bonuses or consulting payments in any related services, employment or similar agreement, in an amount that is subject to or contingent upon the revenues, income, cash flow or profits (or the like) of the target of such Permitted Acquisition.
EBITDA” means, for any period, Net Income for such period plus (a) without duplication and to the extent deducted in determining Net Income for such period, the sum of (i) Interest Expense for such period, (ii) income tax expense for such period net of tax refunds, (iii) all amounts attributable to depreciation and amortization expense for such period, (iv) any extraordinary non-cash charges for such period, (v) any other non-cash charges for such period (but excluding any non-cash charge in respect of an item that was included in Net Income in a prior period and any non-cash charge that relates to the write-down or write-off of inventory), (vi) non-cash exchange, translation, or performance losses relating to any hedging transactions or foreign currency fluctuations, (vii) so long as incurred on or prior to June 30, 2018, unusual, extraordinary or non-recurring cash charges, expenses or losses related to strategic initiatives, business optimization and restructurings in connection with Project Evolution, including, without limitation, severance costs, relocation costs (including the relocation of the Company’s corporate headquarters from the Torrance Facility), integration costs, opening, pre-opening, closing and transition costs for facilities and distribution centers, signing costs, retention or completion bonuses, restructuring charges, systems establishment costs, curtailments or modifications to pension and retirement benefit plans and contract termination costs in an aggregate amount not to exceed $30,000,000 during the term of this Agreement, and (viii) other non-recurring, unusual or extraordinary cash charges, losses or expenses in an aggregate amount not to exceed, for any such period, 10% of EBITDA for such period (calculated prior to giving effect to this clause (viii)), (b) without duplication and to the extent included in Net Income, (i) any cash payments made during such period in respect of non-cash charges described in clause (a)(v) taken in a prior period, (ii) any extraordinary gains and any non-cash items of income for such period and (iii) exchange, translation, or performance losses relating to any hedging transactions or foreign currency fluctuations, all calculated for the Company and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP.
ECP” means an “eligible contract participant” as defined in Section 1(a)(18) of the Commodity Exchange Act or any regulations promulgated thereunder and the applicable rules issued by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and/or the SEC.
Effective Date” means the date on which the conditions specified in Section 4.01 are satisfied (or waived in accordance with Section 9.02).
Electronic Signature” means an electronic sound, symbol, or process attached to, or associated with, a contract or other record and adopted by a Person with the intent to sign, authenticate or accept such contract or record.

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Electronic System” means any electronic system, including e-mail, e-fax, Intralinks®, ClearPar®, Debt Domain, Syndtrak and any other Internet or extranet-based site, whether such electronic system is owned, operated or hosted by the Administrative Agent and the Issuing Bank and any of its respective Related Parties or any other Person, providing for access to data protected by passcodes or other security system.
Eligible Accounts” means, at any time, the Accounts of a Borrower which the Administrative Agent determines in its Permitted Discretion are eligible as the basis for the extension of Revolving Loans and Swingline Loans and the issuance of Letters of Credit. Without limiting the Administrative Agent’s discretion provided herein, Eligible Accounts shall not include any Account of a Borrower:
(a)    which is not subject to a first priority perfected security interest in favor of the Administrative Agent;
(b)    which is subject to any Lien other than (i) a Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent and (ii) a Permitted Encumbrance which does not have priority over the Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent;
(c)    (i) with respect to which is unpaid more than 90 days after the date of the original invoice therefor, or (ii) which has been written off the books of such Borrower or otherwise designated as uncollectible;
(d)    which is owing by an Account Debtor for which more than 50% of the Accounts owing from such Account Debtor and its Affiliates are ineligible pursuant to clause (c) above;
(e)    which is owing by an Account Debtor to the extent the aggregate amount of Accounts owing from such Account Debtor and its Affiliates to all Borrowers exceeds 25% of the aggregate amount of Eligible Accounts of all Borrowers;
(f)    with respect to which any covenant, representation or warranty contained in this Agreement or in the Security Agreement has been breached or is not true;
(g)    which (i) does not arise from the sale of goods or performance of services in the ordinary course of business, (ii) is not evidenced by an invoice or other documentation satisfactory to the Administrative Agent which has been sent to the Account Debtor, (iii) represents a progress billing, (iv) is contingent upon such Borrower’s completion of any further performance, (v) represents a sale on a bill-and-hold, guaranteed sale, sale-and-return, sale on approval, consignment, cash-on-delivery or any other repurchase or return basis or (vi) relates to payments of interest, finance charges or late charges;
(h)    for which the goods giving rise to such Account have not been shipped (or delivered to the extent such sales are on FOB destination terms) to the Account Debtor or for which the services giving rise to such Account have not been performed by such Borrower or if such Account was invoiced more than once;

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(i)    with respect to which any check or other instrument of payment has been returned uncollected for any reason;
(j)    which is owed by an Account Debtor which has (i) applied for, suffered, or consented to the appointment of any receiver, custodian, trustee, or liquidator of its assets, (ii) had possession of all or a material part of its property taken by any receiver, custodian, trustee or liquidator, (iii) filed, or had filed against it, any request or petition for liquidation, reorganization, arrangement, adjustment of debts, adjudication as bankrupt, winding-up, or voluntary or involuntary case under any state or federal bankruptcy laws (other than post-petition accounts payable of an Account Debtor that is a debtor-in-possession under the Bankruptcy Code and reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent), (iv) admitted in writing its inability, or is generally unable to, pay its debts as they become due or (v) ceased operation of its business;
(k)    which is owed by any Account Debtor which has sold all or substantially all of its assets;
(l)    which is owed by an Account Debtor which (i) does not maintain its chief executive office in the U.S. or Canada or (ii) is not organized under applicable law of the U.S., any state of the U.S., or the District of Columbia, Canada, or any province of Canada unless, in any such case, such Account is backed by a Letter of Credit acceptable to the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion and which is in the possession of, and is directly drawable by, the Administrative Agent;
(m)    which is owed in any currency other than U.S. dollars;
(n)    which is owed by (i) any Governmental Authority of any country other than the U.S. unless such Account is backed by a Letter of Credit acceptable to the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion and which is in the possession of, and is directly drawable by, the Administrative Agent, or (ii) any Governmental Authority of the U.S., or any department, agency, public corporation, or instrumentality thereof, unless the Federal Assignment of Claims Act of 1940, as amended (31 U.S.C. § 3727 et seq. and 41 U.S.C. § 15 et seq.), and any other steps necessary to perfect the Lien of the Administrative Agent in such Account have been complied with to the Administrative Agent’s satisfaction;
(o)    which is owed by any Affiliate of any Loan Party or any employee, officer, director, agent or stockholder of any Loan Party or any of its Affiliates;
(p)    Intentionally Omitted;
(q)    which is owed by an Account Debtor or any Affiliate of such Account Debtor to which any Loan Party is indebted, but only to the extent of such indebtedness, or is subject to any security, deposit, progress payment, retainage or other similar advance made by or for the benefit of an Account Debtor, in each case to the extent thereof;
(r)    which is subject to any counterclaim, deduction, defense, setoff or dispute but only to the extent of any such counterclaim, deduction, defense, setoff or dispute;

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(s)    which is evidenced by any promissory note, chattel paper or instrument;
(t)    which is owed by an Account Debtor (i) located in any jurisdiction which requires filing of a “Notice of Business Activities Report” or other similar report in order to permit such Borrower to seek judicial enforcement in such jurisdiction of payment of such Account, unless such Borrower has filed such report or qualified to do business in such jurisdiction or (ii) which is a Sanctioned Person;
(u)    with respect to which such Borrower has made any agreement with the Account Debtor for any reduction thereof, other than discounts and adjustments given in the ordinary course of business, or any Account which was partially paid and such Borrower created a new receivable for the unpaid portion of such Account;
(v)    which does not comply in all material respects with the requirements of all applicable laws and regulations, whether Federal, state or local, including without limitation the Federal Consumer Credit Protection Act, the Federal Truth in Lending Act and Regulation Z of the Board;
(w)    which is for goods that have been sold under a purchase order or pursuant to the terms of a contract or other agreement or understanding (written or oral) that indicates or purports that any Person other than such Borrower has or has had an ownership interest in such goods, or which indicates any party other than such Borrower as payee or remittance party;
(x)    which was created on cash on delivery terms; or
(y)    which the Administrative Agent determines may not be paid by reason of the Account Debtor’s inability to pay or which the Administrative Agent otherwise determines is unacceptable in its Permitted Discretion.
In the event that an Account of a Borrower which was previously an Eligible Account ceases to be an Eligible Account hereunder, such Borrower or the Borrower Representative shall notify the Administrative Agent thereof on and at the time of submission to the Administrative Agent of the next Borrowing Base Certificate. In determining the amount of an Eligible Account of a Borrower, the face amount of an Account may, in the Administrative Agent’s Permitted Discretion, be reduced by, without duplication, to the extent not reflected in such face amount, (i) the amount of all accrued and actual discounts, claims, credits or credits pending, promotional program allowances, price adjustments, finance charges or other allowances (including any amount that such Borrower may be obligated to rebate to an Account Debtor pursuant to the terms of any agreement or understanding (written or oral)) and (ii) the aggregate amount of all cash received in respect of such Account but not yet applied by such Borrower to reduce the amount of such Account.
"Eligible Equipment" means the Equipment owned by a Borrower and meeting each of the following requirements:
(a)    such Borrower has good title to such Equipment;

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(b)    such Borrower has the right to subject such Equipment to a Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent; such Equipment is subject to a first priority perfected Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent and is free and clear of all other Liens of any nature whatsoever (except for Permitted Encumbrances which do not have priority over the Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent);
(c)    the full purchase price for such Equipment has been paid by such Borrower;
(d) such Equipment is located on premises (i) owned by such Borrower, which premises are subject to a first priority perfected Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent, or (ii) leased by such Borrower where (x) the lessor has delivered to the Administrative Agent a Collateral Access Agreement or (y) a Reserve for rent, charges, and other amounts due or to become due with respect to such facility has been established by the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion;
(e) such Equipment is in good working order and condition (ordinary wear and tear excepted) and is used or held for use by such Borrower in the ordinary course of business of such Borrower;
(f) such Equipment (i) is not subject to any agreement to which any Loan Party is a party which restricts the ability of such Borrower to use, sell, transport or dispose of such Equipment or which restricts the Administrative Agent's ability to take possession of, sell or otherwise dispose of such Equipment and (ii) has not been purchased from a Sanctioned Person;
(g) such Equipment is covered by the appraisal the Administrative Agent received in September 2018; and
(h) such Equipment does not constitute “Fixtures” under the applicable laws of the jurisdiction in which such Equipment is located (provided that it is acknowledged and agreed that any fixture filing made with respect to the property located at 9120 NE Alderwood Road, Portland OR 97220 is made for precautionary purposes only and shall not imply any such Equipment is a “Fixture” and thus ineligible for purposes of this clause (h)).
In the event that Equipment of a Borrower which was previously Eligible Equipment ceases to be Eligible Equipment hereunder, such Borrower or the Borrower Representative shall notify the Administrative Agent thereof on and at the time of submission to the Administrative Agent of the next Borrowing Base Certificate.

Eligible Inventory” means, at any time, the Inventory of a Borrower which the Administrative Agent determines in its Permitted Discretion is eligible as the basis for the extension of Revolving Loans and Swingline Loans and the issuance of Letters of Credit. Without limiting the Administrative Agent’s discretion provided herein, Eligible Inventory of a Borrower shall not include any Inventory:

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(a)    which is not subject to a first priority perfected Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent;
(b)    which is subject to any Lien other than (i) a Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent and (ii) a Permitted Encumbrance which does not have priority over the Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent;
(c)    which is, in the Administrative Agent’s opinion, slow moving, obsolete, unmerchantable, defective, used, unfit for sale, not salable at prices approximating at least the cost of such Inventory in the ordinary course of business or unacceptable due to age, type, category and/or quantity;
(d)    with respect to which any covenant, representation or warranty contained in this Agreement or in the Security Agreement has been breached or is not true and which does not conform in any material respect to all material applicable standards imposed by any U.S. Governmental Authority;
(e)    in which any Person other than such Borrower shall (i) have any direct or indirect ownership, interest or title or (ii) be indicated on any purchase order or invoice with respect to such Inventory as having or purporting to have an interest therein;
(f)    which constitutes spare or replacement parts, subassemblies, packaging and shipping material, manufacturing supplies, samples, prototypes, displays or display items, bill-and-hold or ship-in-place goods, goods that are returned or marked for return, repossessed goods, defective or damaged goods, goods held on consignment, or goods which are not of a type held for sale in the ordinary course of business;
(g)    which is not located in the U.S. or is in transit with a common carrier from vendors and suppliers, provided that, up to $5,000,000 of Inventory in transit from vendors and suppliers may be included as Eligible Inventory despite the foregoing provision of this clause (g) so long as:
(i)    the Administrative Agent shall have received (1) a true and correct copy of the bill of lading and other shipping documents for such Inventory and (2) evidence of satisfactory casualty insurance naming the Administrative Agent as lender loss payee and otherwise covering such risks as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request,
(ii)    if the bill of lading is non-negotiable, the inventory must be in transit within the U.S., and the Administrative Agent shall have received, if requested, a duly executed Collateral Access Agreement, in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, from the applicable customs broker, freight forwarder or carrier for such Inventory,
(iii)    if the bill of lading is negotiable, the inventory must be in transit from outside the U.S., and the Administrative Agent shall have received (1) confirmation that the bill is issued in the name of such Borrower and consigned to the order of the Administrative Agent, and an acceptable agreement has been executed with such Borrower’s customs broker, in which the

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customs broker agrees that it holds the negotiable bill as agent for the Administrative Agent and has granted the Administrative Agent access to the Inventory, (2) confirmation that such Borrower has paid for the goods, and (3) an estimate from such Borrower of the customs duties and customs fees associated with the Inventory in order to establish an appropriate Reserve,
(iv)    the common carrier is not an Affiliate of the applicable vendor or supplier, and
(v)    the customs broker is not an Affiliate of any Borrower;
(h)    which is located in any location leased by such Borrower unless (i) the lessor has delivered to the Administrative Agent a Collateral Access Agreement or (ii) a Reserve for rent, charges and other amounts due or to become due with respect to the lease of such facility for up to three (3) months (plus any past due amounts) has been established by the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion; provided that such Inventory may be included as Eligible Inventory despite this clause (h), without any Reserve being established, until the 90th day after the Effective Date;
(i)    which is located in any third party warehouse or is in the possession of a bailee (other than a third party processor) and is not evidenced by a Document (other than bills of lading to the extent permitted pursuant to clause (g) above), unless (i) such warehouseman or bailee has delivered to the Administrative Agent a Collateral Access Agreement or (ii) an appropriate Reserve for fees, rents, charges for such warehousing or bailment up to three (3) months (plus any past due amounts) has been established by the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion; provided that such Inventory may be included as Eligible Inventory despite this clause (i), without any Reserve being established, until the 90th day after the Effective Date;
(j)    which is being processed offsite at a third party location or outside processor, or is in-transit to or from such third party location or outside processor;
(k)    which is a discontinued product or component thereof;
(l)    which is the subject of a consignment by such Borrower as consignor;
(m)    solely with respect to any “perishable” products, which is within ninety (90) days of its expiration date;
(n)    solely with respect to any “non-perishable” products, which is past its expiration date;
(o)    which contains or bears any intellectual property rights licensed to such Borrower unless the Administrative Agent is satisfied that it may sell or otherwise dispose of such Inventory without (i) infringing the rights of such licensor, (ii) violating any contract with such licensor, or (iii) incurring any liability with respect to payment of royalties other than royalties incurred pursuant to sale of such Inventory under the current licensing agreement;
(p)    which is not reflected in a current perpetual inventory report of such Borrower (unless such Inventory is reflected in a report to the Administrative Agent as “in transit” Inventory);

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(q)    for which reclamation rights have been asserted by the seller;
(r)    which has been acquired from a Sanctioned Person;
(s)    Intentionally Omitted;
(t)    which consists of equipment, including brewed and liquid coffee equipment (including coffee brewers and grinders, cocoa and cappuccino dispensing machines, and similar machines);
(u)    which is work-in-progress, unless consisting of in-process green coffee;
(v)    which is located at a location where the aggregate value of Inventory at such location is less than $100,000; or
(w)    which the Administrative Agent otherwise determines is unacceptable in its Permitted Discretion.
In the event that Inventory of a Borrower which was previously Eligible Inventory ceases to be Eligible Inventory hereunder, such Borrower or the Borrower Representative shall notify the Administrative Agent thereof on and at the time of submission to the Administrative Agent of the next Borrowing Base Certificate.
Eligible Real Property” means real property owned by a Borrower (i) that is acceptable in the Permitted Discretion of the Administrative Agent for inclusion in the Borrowing Base; provided that the Administrative Agent agrees that the real property located at 1912 Farmer Brothers Drive, Northlake, TX 76262 (the “Northlake Property”) is acceptable for inclusion in the Borrowing Base, (ii) which Borrower has requested to identify as “Eligible Real Property” by notice to the Administrative Agent, (iii) in respect of which an appraisal report has been delivered to the Administrative Agent in form, scope and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent,; provided that the Administrative Agent agrees that the appraisal report delivered to the Administrative Agent prior to the First Amendment Effective Date with respect to the Northlake Property satisfies this clause (iii), (iv) in respect of which the Administrative Agent is satisfied that all actions necessary or desirable in order to create perfected first priority Lien on such real property have been taken (subject to Permitted Encumbrances), including the filing and recording of Mortgages, (v) in respect of which an environmental assessment report has been completed and delivered to the Administrative Agent in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and which does not indicate any pending, threatened or existing Environmental Liability or noncompliance with any Environmental Law; provided that the Administrative Agent agrees that the environmental assessment report delivered to the Administrative Agent prior to the First Amendment Effective Date with respect to the Northlake Property satisfies this clause (v), (vi) which is adequately protected by fully-paid valid title insurance with endorsements and in amounts acceptable to the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion, insuring that the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Lenders and the other Secured Parties, shall have a perfected first priority Lien on such real property, evidence of which shall have been provided in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, (vii) a “life of loan” flood zone determination and, if any

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such parcel of real property is shown in such determination or otherwise determined by the Administrative Agent to be in a flood zone, a flood notification form signed by the Borrower Representative and evidence that flood insurance is in place for the building and contents, all in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and otherwise in compliance with all applicable Flood Laws, and (viii) if required by the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion: (A) an ALTA survey has been delivered for which all necessary fees have been paid and which is dated no more than 30 days prior to the date on which the applicable Mortgage is recorded, certified to the Administrative Agent and the issuer of the title insurance policy in a manner satisfactory to the Administrative Agent by a land surveyor duly registered and licensed in the state in which such real property is located and acceptable to the Administrative Agent, and shows all buildings and other improvements, any offsite improvements, the location of any easements, parking spaces, rights of way, building setback lines and other dimensional regulations and the absence of encroachments, either by such improvements or on to such property, and other defects, other than encroachments and other defects acceptable to the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion; provided that the Administrative Agent agrees that the survey delivered to the Administrative Agent prior to the First Amendment Effective Date with respect to the Northlake Property satisfies this clause (viii)(A); (B) in respect of which local counsel for such Borrower or other Loan Party in states in which such real property is located have delivered a letter of opinion with respect to the enforceability and perfection of the Mortgages and any related fixture filings in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion; and (C) in respect of which such Borrower shall have used its commercially reasonable efforts to obtain estoppel certificates executed by all tenants of such real property and such other consents, agreements and confirmations of lessors and third parties have been delivered as the Administrative Agent may deem necessary or desirable in its Permitted Discretion, together with evidence that all other actions that the Administrative Agent may deem necessary or desirable in its Permitted Discretion in order to create perfected first priority Liens on the property described in the Mortgages have been taken.; provided that, for the purposes of this clause (viii)(C), the Administrative Agent agrees that no estoppel certificates are required, and no other action is necessary or desirable to create a perfected first priority Lien, with respect to the Northlake Property. Notwithstanding anything contained in this Agreement to the contrary, and except with respect to the Northlake Property, no Mortgage shall be executed and delivered with respect to any real property unless and until each Lender has received, at least fifteen (15) Business Days in advance of execution and delivery of such Mortgage, the documents described in clause (vii) above, and Administrative Agent has determined that flood insurance due diligence and flood insurance compliance has been completed to its reasonable satisfaction.
Environmental Laws” means all laws, rules, regulations, codes, ordinances, and all binding orders, decrees, judgments, injunctions, notices or agreements issued, promulgated or entered into by any Governmental Authority, relating in any way to the environment, preservation or reclamation of natural resources, the management, Release or threatened Release of any Hazardous Material or to health and safety matters to the extent related to exposure to Hazardous Materials.
Environmental Liability” means any liability (including any liability for damages, costs of environmental remediation, fines, penalties or indemnities), of any Borrower or Subsidiary resulting from (a) any violation of any Environmental Law, (b) the generation, use, handling, transportation, storage, treatment or disposal of any Hazardous Materials, (c) any exposure to any Hazardous

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Materials resulting in personal injury or property damage or a claim of such injury or property damage, (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 by or imposed upon any Borrower or any Subsidiary with respect to any of the foregoing.
Equipment” has the meaning assigned to such term in the Security Agreement.
Equity Interests means shares of capital stock, partnership interests, membership interests in a limited liability company, beneficial interests in a trust or other equity ownership interests in a Person, and any warrants, options or other rights entitling the holder thereof to purchase or acquire any of the foregoing.
ERISA” means the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended from time to time.
ERISA Affiliate” means any trade or business (whether or not incorporated) that, together with a Borrower, is treated as a single employer under Section 414(b) or (c) of the Code or, solely for purposes of Section 302 of ERISA and Section 412 of the Code, is treated as a single employer under Section 414(b), (c), (m) or (o) of the Code.
ERISA Event” means (a) any “reportable event”, as defined in Section 4043(c) of ERISA or the regulations issued thereunder, with respect to a Plan (other than an event for which the 30 day notice period is waived); (b) the failure of any Plan to satisfy the “minimum funding standard” (as defined in Section 412 of the Code or Section 302 of ERISA), whether or not waived; (c) the filing pursuant to Section 412(c) of the Code or Section 302(c) of ERISA of an application for a waiver of the minimum funding standard with respect to any Plan; (d) the incurrence by any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate of any liability under Title IV of ERISA with respect to the termination of any Plan; (e) the receipt by any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate from the PBGC or a plan administrator of any notice relating to an intention to terminate any Plan under Section 4041, Section 4042 or Section 4041A of ERISA or to appoint a trustee to administer any Plan; (f) the incurrence by any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate of any liability with respect to the complete withdrawal or partial withdrawal (within the meaning of Sections 4203 or 4205 of ERISA, respectively) of any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate from any Multiemployer Plan; or (g) the receipt by any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate of any notice concerning (i) the imposition upon any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate of Withdrawal Liability or (ii) a determination that a Multiemployer Plan is, or is reasonably expected to be, insolvent or in reorganization, within the meaning of Title IV of ERISA.
ESOP” means the Farmer Bros. Co. Amended and Restated Employee Stock Ownership Plan, effective January 1, 2000, as the same now exists and may hereafter be amended, modified, supplemented, extended, renewed, restated or replaced.
ESOP Indebtedness” shall mean the Indebtedness owing by the ESOP to the Company pursuant to the ESOP Loan Documents and all interest, fees, reimbursement obligations, expenses, indemnification and other obligations with respect thereto.

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ESOP Loan Agreements” shall mean the (a) ESOP Loan Agreement, dated as of March 28, 2000, between the Company, as lender and the ESOT and (b) ESOP Loan Agreement No. 2, dated as of July 21, 2003, between the Company, as lender, and the ESOT, in each case as the same now exists and may hereafter be amended, modified, supplemented, extended, renewed, restated or replaced.
ESOP Loan Documents” shall mean, collectively, the ESOP Loan Agreements, the ESOP Notes and all other agreements, documents and instruments executed and/or delivered in connection with any of the foregoing, as each of the foregoing now exists and may hereafter be amended, modified, supplemented, extended, renewed, restated or replaced.
ESOP Notes” means the (a) Promissory Note, dated March 28, 2000 and (b) Promissory Note, dated July 21, 2003, in each case payable by the ESOT to the Company, as the same now exists and may hereafter be amended, modified, supplemented, executed, renewed, restated or replaced.
ESOT” shall mean Farmer Bros. Co. Employee Stock Ownership Benefit Trust, created by the Company pursuant to the ESOT Trust Agreement to implement the ESOP, as the same now exists and may hereafter be amended, modified, supplemented, extended, renewed, restated or replaced.
ESOT Trust Agreement” shall mean the Farmer Bros. Co. Employee Stock Ownership Trust Agreement, dated September 28, 2005, between the Company and the ESOT Trustee, as the same now exists and may hereafter be amended, modified, supplemented, extended, renewed, restated or replaced.
ESOT Trustee” shall mean Greatbanc Trust Company and any successors in such capacity.
Eurodollar”, when used in reference to any Loan or Borrowing (other than a CBFR Loan or Borrowing), refers to whether such Loan, or the Loans comprising such Borrowing, bear interest at a rate determined by reference to the Adjusted LIBO Rate.
Event of Default” has the meaning assigned to such term in Article VII.
Excess Availability” shall mean Availability minus the aggregate amount of all outstanding trade payables of Borrowers which have been unpaid for more than 90 days after the due date therefor (other than trade payables being contested or disputed by any Borrower in good faith), as determined by the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion.
Excluded Collateral” has the meaning assigned to such term in the Security Agreement.
Excluded Swap Obligation” means, with respect to any Loan Guarantor, any Swap Obligation if, and to the extent that, all or a portion of the Guarantee of such Loan Guarantor of, or the grant by such Loan Guarantor of a security interest 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

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of any thereof) by virtue of such Loan Guarantor’s failure for any reason to constitute an ECP at the time the Guarantee of such Loan Guarantor or the grant of such security interest becomes or would become effective with respect to such Swap Obligation. If a Swap Obligation arises under a master agreement governing more than one swap, such exclusion shall apply only to the portion of such Swap Obligation that is attributable to swaps for which such Guarantee or security interest is or becomes illegal.
Excluded Taxes” means any of the following Taxes imposed on or with respect to a 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 applicable 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, Letter of Credit or Commitment pursuant to a law in effect on the date on which (i) such Lender acquires such interest in the Loan, Letter of Credit or Commitment (other than pursuant to an assignment request by the Borrowers under Section 2.19(b)) or (ii) such Lender changes its lending office, except in each case to the extent that, pursuant to Section 2.17, amounts with respect to such Taxes were payable either to such Lender’s assignor immediately before such Lender acquired the applicable interest in a Loan, Letter of Credit or Commitment or to such Lender immediately before it changed its lending office; (c) Taxes attributable to such Recipient’s failure to comply with Section 2.17(f); and (d) any Taxes imposed under FATCA.
Farmer Trademark” means, collectively, the trademarks owned by the Company set forth on Schedule F-1.
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 agreement entered into pursuant thereto, including any intergovernmental agreements and any fiscal or regulatory legislation, rules or practices adopted pursuant to such intergovernmental agreements.
Federal Funds Effective Rate” means, for any day, the weighted average (rounded upwards, if necessary, to the next 1/100 of 1%) of the rates on overnight Federal funds transactions with members of the Federal Reserve System arranged by Federal funds brokers, as published on the next succeeding Business Day by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, or, if such rate is not so published for any day that is a Business Day, the average (rounded upwards, if necessary, to the next 1/100 of 1%) of the quotations for such day for such transactions received by the Administrative Agent from three Federal funds brokers of recognized standing selected by it; provided, that, if the Federal Funds Effective Rate shall be less than zero, such rate shall be deemed to be zero for purposes of this Agreement.
"FILO Formula Amount" means, as of any date of determination, an amount equal to the amount derived under clause (f) of the definition of “Borrowing Base”.

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"FILO Sublimit" means an amount equal to $10,000,000; provided that the FILO Sublimit shall be reduced on a monthly basis, commencing on the first day of the month immediately following the Third Amendment Effective Date and on the first day of each month thereafter, by an amount equal to $277,777.78 until such time as the FILO Sublimit equals $0.
Financial Officer” means the chief financial officer, principal accounting officer, treasurer or controller of a Borrower.
First Amendment Effective Date” means August 25, 2017.
Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio” means, at any date for any period, the ratio of (a) EBITDA minus Unfinanced Capital Expenditures (other than Capital Expenditures made prior to the First Amendment Effective Date in an aggregate amount not to exceed, for each of the fiscal quarters ending September 30, 2016, December 31, 2016, March 31, 2017, and June 30, 2017, the amount previously identified in respect of such fiscal quarter to the Administrative Agent in writing prior to the First Amendment Effective Date), to (b) Fixed Charges, all calculated for the Company and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP.
Fixed Charges” means, for any period, without duplication, cash Interest Expense, plus prepayments and scheduled principal payments on Indebtedness actually made, plus expenses for taxes paid in cash, plus dividends or distributions paid in cash, plus Capital Lease Obligation payments paid in cash, plus the amount of any actual monthly reductions to Availability under clauseclauses (c) and (d) of the definition of “Borrowing Base” for such period, plus (i) cash contributions to any Plan and (ii) scheduled installment payments in respect of withdrawal liability associated with a Plan that any Borrower has exited, all calculated for the Company and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP.
Flood Laws” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 8.10.
Foreign Lender” means (a) if a Borrower is a U.S. Person, a Lender, with respect to such Borrower, that is not a U.S. Person, and (b) if a Borrower is not a U.S. Person, a Lender, with respect to such Borrower, that is resident or organized under the laws of a jurisdiction other than that in which such Borrower is resident for tax purposes.
Foreign Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary which is not a Domestic Subsidiary.
Formula Amount” means, as of any date of determination, an amount equal to the amountsum of the FILO Formula Amount plus the amounts derived under clauseclauses (c) and (d) of the definition of “Borrowing Base”.
Funding Account” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 4.01(h).
GAAP” means generally accepted accounting principles in the U.S.
Governmental Authority” means the government of the U.S., any other nation or any political subdivision thereof, whether state or local, and any agency, authority, instrumentality,

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regulatory body, court, central bank or other entity exercising executive, legislative, judicial, taxing, regulatory or administrative powers or functions of or pertaining to government.
Guarantee” of or by any Person (the “guarantor”) means any obligation, contingent or otherwise, of the guarantor guaranteeing or having the economic effect of guaranteeing any Indebtedness or other obligation of any other Person (the “primary obligor”) in any manner, whether directly or indirectly, and including any obligation of the guarantor, direct or indirect, (a) to purchase or pay (or advance or supply funds for the purchase or payment of) such Indebtedness or other obligation or to purchase (or to advance or supply funds for the purchase of) any security for the payment thereof, (b) to purchase or lease property, securities or services for the purpose of assuring the owner of such Indebtedness or other obligation of the payment thereof, (c) to maintain working capital, equity capital or any other financial statement condition or liquidity of the primary obligor so as to enable the primary obligor to pay such Indebtedness or other obligation or (d) as an account party in respect of any letter of credit or letter of guaranty issued to support such Indebtedness or obligation; provided, that the term Guarantee shall not include (i) warranties or indemnities made in trade contracts, asset sale agreements, acquisition agreements, commitment letters, engagement letters and brokerage and deposit agreements in the ordinary course of business and not otherwise prohibited hereunder, and warranties and indemnities to lenders in any documents evidencing Indebtedness permitted pursuant to Section 6.01 with respect to the guarantor, (ii) any indemnities made in connection with liability of a Person’s directors, officers and employees in their capacities as such as permitted by applicable law so long as the same is in the ordinary course of business and consistent with such Person’s past practices, (iii) any contingent liability arising from the endorsement of negotiable or other instruments for deposit or collection in the ordinary course of business, and (iv) any continuing liability of the Company or its Subsidiaries as a lessee under a real property or equipment lease after such lease has been assigned or subleased by such Person.
Guaranteed Obligations” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 10.01.
Hazardous Materials” means: (a) any substance, material, or waste that is included within the definitions of “hazardous substances,” “hazardous materials,” “hazardous waste,” “toxic substances,” “toxic materials,” “toxic waste,” or words of similar import in any Environmental Law; (b) those substances listed as hazardous substances by the United States Department of Transportation (or any successor agency) (49 C.F.R. 172.101 and amendments thereto) or by the Environmental Protection Agency (or any successor agency) (40 C.F.R. Part 302 and amendments thereto); and (c) any substance, material, or waste that is petroleum, petroleum-related, or a petroleum by-product, asbestos or asbestos-containing material, polychlorinated biphenyls, flammable, explosive, radioactive, freon gas, radon, or a pesticide, herbicide, or any other agricultural chemical.    
Impacted Interest Period” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of “LIBO Rate”.
Indebtedness” of any Person means, without duplication, (a) all obligations of such Person for borrowed money, (b) all obligations of such Person evidenced by bonds, debentures, notes or similar instruments, (c) all obligations of such Person upon which interest charges are customarily paid, (d) all obligations of such Person under conditional sale or other title retention agreements

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relating to property acquired by such Person, (e) all obligations of such Person in respect of the deferred purchase price of property or services, (f) all Indebtedness of others secured by (or for which the holder of such Indebtedness has an existing right, contingent or otherwise, to be secured by) any Lien on property owned or acquired by such Person, whether or not the Indebtedness secured thereby has been assumed, provided, in the case of any such obligations that are non-recourse to such Person, that the amount of obligations counted as Debt shall be no greater than the fair market value of the assets subject to such Lien, (g) all Guarantees by such Person of Indebtedness of others, (h) all Capital Lease Obligations of such Person, (i) all obligations of such Person as an account party in respect of letters of credit and letters of guaranty, (j) all obligations, contingent or otherwise, of such Person in respect of bankers’ acceptances, (k) obligations under any liquidated earn-out, (l) any other Off-Balance Sheet Liability, and (m) net obligations under any and all Swap Agreements valued at the Agreement Value thereof; provided, however, that the term “Indebtedness” shall not include (i) trade accounts or accounts payable, accrued expenses and liabilities incurred and customer deposits received in each instance, in the ordinary course of business and not constituting indebtedness for borrowed money or evidenced by notes or other instruments or (ii) payments owed by Buyer (or any of its affiliates), and any Guarantee thereof by the Company, pursuant to Sections 1.9 and 8.10 of the APA, Sections 2 and 6.14 of the Transition Services Agreement and Sections 3(e) and 12(u) of the Co-Manufacturing Agreement. The Indebtedness of any Person shall include the Indebtedness of any other entity (including any partnership in which such Person is a general partner) to the extent such Person is liable therefor as a result of such Person’s ownership interest in or other relationship with such entity, except to the extent the terms of such Indebtedness provide that such Person is not liable therefor.
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 the foregoing clause (a) hereof, Other Taxes.
Indemnitee” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.03(b).
Ineligible Institution” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.04(b).
Information” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.12.
Initial Trademark Appraisal” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of “Borrowing Base”.
Interest Election Request” means a request by the Borrower Representative to convert or continue a Borrowing in accordance with Section 2.08.
Interest Expense” means, for any period, (a) total interest expense (including that attributable to Capital Lease Obligations) of the Company and its Subsidiaries for such period with respect to all outstanding Indebtedness of the Company and its Subsidiaries (including all commissions, discounts and other fees and charges owed with respect to letters of credit and bankers’ acceptances and net costs under Swap Agreements in respect of interest rates to the extent such net costs are allocable to such period in accordance with GAAP), calculated on a consolidated basis

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for the Company and its Subsidiaries for such period in accordance with GAAP, minus (b) interest income of the Company and its Subsidiaries actually received in cash for such period.
Interest Payment Date” means (a) with respect to any CBFR Loan (other than a Swingline Loan), the first Business Day of each calendar month and the Maturity Date, and (b) with respect to any Eurodollar Loan, the last day of the Interest Period applicable to the Borrowing of which such Loan is a part (and, in the case of a Eurodollar Borrowing with an Interest Period of more than three months' duration, each day prior to the last day of such Interest Period that occurs at intervals of three months' duration after the first day of such Interest Period) and the Maturity Date.
Interest Period” means, with respect to any Eurodollar Borrowing, the period commencing on the date of such Eurodollar Borrowing and ending on the numerically corresponding day in the calendar month that is one, two, three or six months thereafter, as the Borrower Representative may elect; provided, that (i) if any Interest Period would end on a day other than a Business Day, such Interest Period shall be extended to the next succeeding Business Day unless, such next succeeding Business Day would fall in the next calendar month, in which case such Interest Period shall end on the next preceding Business Day and (ii) any Interest Period that commences on the last Business Day of a calendar month (or on a day for which there is no numerically corresponding day in the last calendar month of such Interest Period) shall end on the last Business Day of the last calendar month of such Interest Period. For purposes hereof, the date of a Borrowing initially shall be the date on which such Borrowing is made and, in the case of a Revolving Borrowing, thereafter shall be the effective date of the most recent conversion or continuation of such Borrowing.
Interpolated Rate” means, at any time, for any Interest Period, the rate per annum (rounded to the same number of decimal places as the LIBO Screen Rate) determined by the Administrative Agent (which determination shall be conclusive and binding absent manifest error) to be equal to the rate that results from interpolating on a linear basis between: (a) the LIBO Screen Rate for the longest period (for which the LIBO Screen Rate is available) that is shorter than the Impacted Interest Period and (b) the LIBO Screen Rate for the shortest period (for which the LIBO Screen Rate is available) that exceeds the Impacted Interest Period, in each case, at such time.
Inventory” has the meaning assigned to such term in the Security Agreement.
Investment” has the meaning provided in Section 6.04.
IRS” means the United States Internal Revenue Service.
Issuing Bank” means Chase, in its capacity as the issuer of Letters of Credit hereunder and to the extent Chase is no longer the Administrative Agent hereunder, any successor Administrative Agent. The Issuing Bank may, in its discretion, arrange for one or more Letters of Credit to be issued by its Affiliates, in which case the term “Issuing Bank” shall include any such Affiliate with respect to Letters of Credit issued by such Affiliate (it being agreed that such Issuing Bank shall, or shall cause such Affiliate to, comply with the requirements of Section 2.06 with respect to such Letters of Credit). At any time there is more than one Issuing Bank, all singular references to the Issuing Bank shall mean any Issuing Bank, either Issuing Bank, each Issuing Bank, the Issuing

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Bank that has issued the applicable Letter of Credit, or both (or all) Issuing Banks, as the context may require.
Joinder Agreement” means a Joinder Agreement in substantially the form of Exhibit D.
LC Collateral Account” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.06(j).
LC Disbursement” means any payment made by an Issuing Bank pursuant to a Letter of Credit.
LC Exposure” means, at any time, the sum of the Commercial LC Exposure and the Standby LC Exposure at such time. The LC Exposure of any Revolving Lender at any time shall be its Applicable Percentage of the aggregate LC Exposure at such time.
Lenders” means the Persons listed on the Commitment Schedule and any other Person that shall have become a Lender hereunder pursuant to Section 2.09 or an Assignment and Assumption, other than any such Person that ceases to be a Lender hereunder pursuant to an Assignment and Assumption. Unless the context otherwise requires, the term “Lenders” includes the Swingline Lender and the Issuing Bank.
Letters of Credit” means the letters of credit issued pursuant to this Agreement, and the term “Letter of Credit” means any one of them or each of them singularly, as the context may require.
LIBO Rate” means, with respect to any Eurodollar Borrowing for any applicable Interest Period or for any CBFR Borrowing, the London interbank offered rate as administered by ICE Benchmark Administration (or any other Person that takes over the administration of such rate for Dollars) for a period equal in length to such Interest Period as displayed on pages LIBOR01 or LIBOR02 of the Reuters screen that displays such rate (or, in the event such rate does not appear on a Reuters page or screen, on any successor or substitute page on such screen that displays such rate, or on the appropriate page of such other information service that publishes such rate from time to time as shall be selected by the Administrative Agent in its reasonable discretion, in each case (the “LIBO Screen Rate”)) at approximately 11:00 a.m., London time, two (2) Business Days prior to the commencement of such Interest Period; provided that, (x) if the LIBO Screen Rate shall be less than zero, such rate shall be deemed to be zero for the purposes of this Agreement and (y) if the LIBO Screen Rate shall not be available at such time for a period equal in length to such Interest Period (an “Impacted Interest Period”), then the LIBO Rate shall be the Interpolated Rate at such time, subject to Section 2.14 in the event that the Administrative Agent shall conclude that it shall not be possible to determine such Interpolated Rate (which conclusion shall be conclusive and binding absent manifest error); provided further, that, if any Interpolated Rate shall be less than zero, such rate shall be deemed to be zero for purposes of this Agreement. Notwithstanding the above, to the extent that “LIBO Rate” or “Adjusted LIBO Rate” is used in connection with a CBFR Borrowing, such rate shall be determined as modified by the definition of Adjusted One Month LIBOR Rate.
LIBO Screen Rate” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of “LIBO Rate”.

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Lien” means, with respect to any asset, (a) any mortgage, deed of trust, lien, pledge, hypothecation, encumbrance, charge or security interest in, on or of such asset, (b) the interest of a vendor or a lessor under any conditional sale agreement, capital lease or title retention agreement (or any financing lease having substantially the same economic effect as any of the foregoing) relating to such asset and (c) in the case of securities, any purchase option, call or similar right of a third party with respect to such securities.
Loan Documents” means, collectively, this Agreement, any promissory notes issued pursuant to this Agreement, any Letter of Credit applications, the Collateral Documents, the Loan Guaranty, and all other agreements, instruments, documents and certificates identified in Section 4.01 executed and delivered to, or in favor of, the Administrative Agent or any Lender and including all other pledges, powers of attorney, consents, assignments, contracts, notices, letter of credit agreements and all other written matter whether heretofore, now or hereafter executed by or on behalf of any Loan Party, or any employee of any Loan Party, and delivered to the Administrative Agent or any Lender in connection with this Agreement or the transactions contemplated hereby. Any reference in this Agreement or any other Loan Document to a Loan Document shall include all appendices, exhibits or schedules thereto, and all amendments, restatements, supplements or other modifications thereto, and shall refer to this Agreement or such Loan Document as the same may be in effect at any and all times such reference becomes operative.
Loan Guarantor” means each Loan Party.
Loan Guaranty” means Article X of this Agreement.
Loan Parties” means, collectively, the Borrowers, the Borrowers’ Domestic Subsidiaries (other than Sierra Herb to the extent the Borrowers are in compliance with Section 5.16(c)) and any other Person who becomes a party to this Agreement pursuant to a Joinder Agreement and their successors and assigns, and the term Loan Party” shall mean any one of them or all of them individually, as the context may require.
Loans” means the loans and advances made by the Lenders pursuant to this Agreement, including Swingline Loans, Overadvances and Protective Advances.
Material Adverse Effect” means a material adverse effect on (a) the business, assets, operations, or financial condition of the Company and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole, (b) the ability of (i) any Borrower or (ii) the Loan Parties taken as a whole to perform any of their obligations under the Loan Documents to which it is a party, (c) the Collateral, or the Administrative Agent’s Liens (on behalf of itself and other Secured Parties) on the Collateral or the priority of such Liens, or (d) the material rights or remedies available to the Administrative Agent, the Issuing Bank or the Lenders under any of the Loan Documents.
Material Indebtedness” means Indebtedness (other than the Loans and Letters of Credit), or obligations in respect of one or more Swap Agreements, of any one or more of the Company and its Subsidiaries in an aggregate principal amount exceeding $2,500,000. For purposes of determining Material Indebtedness, the “principal amount” of the obligations of any Borrower or any Subsidiary in respect of any Swap Agreement at any time shall be the maximum aggregate

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amount (giving effect to any netting agreements) that such Borrower or such Subsidiary would be required to pay if such Swap Agreement were terminated at such time.
Maturity Date” means August 25, 2022 or any earlier date on which the Commitments are reduced to zero or otherwise terminated pursuant to the terms hereof.
Maximum Rate” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.17.
Moody’s” means Moody’s Investors Service, Inc.
Mortgage” means any mortgage, deed of trust or other agreement which conveys or evidences a Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Administrative Agent and the other Secured Parties, on real property of a Loan Party, including any amendment, restatement, modification or supplement thereto.
Multiemployer Plan” means a multiemployer plan as defined in Section 4001(a)(3) of ERISA to which any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate makes or is obligated to make contributions or with respect to which any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate has incurred or could reasonably be expected to incur any liability with respect to a complete withdrawal or partial withdrawal therefrom (within the meaning of Sections 4203 or 4205 of ERISA, respectively).
Net Income” means, for any period, the consolidated net income (or loss) of the Company and its Subsidiaries, determined on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP; provided that there shall be excluded (a) the income (or deficit) of any Person accrued prior to the date it becomes a Subsidiary or is merged into or consolidated with the Company or any of its Subsidiaries, (b) the income (or deficit) of any Person (other than a Subsidiary) in which the Company or any of its Subsidiaries has an ownership interest, except to the extent that any such income is actually received by the Company or such Subsidiary in the form of dividends or similar distributions and (c) the undistributed earnings of any Subsidiary (other than a Borrower or Loan Guarantor) to the extent that the declaration or payment of dividends or similar distributions by such Subsidiary is not at the time permitted by the terms of any contractual obligation (other than under any Loan Document) or Requirement of Law applicable to such Subsidiary.
Net Orderly Liquidation Value” means, with respect to Inventory (or any category thereof), Equipment or trademarks of any Person, the orderly liquidation value thereof as determined in a manner acceptable to the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion by an appraiser acceptable to the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion, net of all costs of liquidation thereof.
Net Proceeds” means, with respect to Collateral involved in any event, (a) the cash proceeds received in respect of such event including (i) any cash received in respect of any non-cash proceeds (including any cash payments received by way of deferred payment of principal pursuant to a note or installment receivable or purchase price adjustment receivable or otherwise, but excluding any interest payments), but only as and when received, (ii) in the case of a casualty, insurance proceeds and (iii) in the case of a condemnation or similar event, condemnation awards and similar payments, minus (b) the sum of (i) all reasonable fees and out-of-pocket expenses paid to third parties (other than Affiliates) in connection with such event, (ii) in the case of a sale, transfer or other disposition

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of an asset (including pursuant to a sale and leaseback transaction or a casualty or a condemnation or similar proceeding), the amount of all payments required to be made as a result of such event to repay Indebtedness (other than Loans) secured by such asset or otherwise subject to mandatory prepayment as a result of such event and (iii) the amount of all taxes paid (or reasonably estimated to be payable) and the amount of any reserves established to fund contingent liabilities reasonably estimated to be payable, in each case during the two-year period following such event and that are directly attributable to such event (as determined reasonably and in good faith by a Financial Officer of the Borrower Representative).
Non-Consenting Lender” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.02(d).
Non-U.S. Lender” means a Lender that is not a U.S. Person.
Northlake Property” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of Eligible Real Property.
Obligated Party” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 10.02.
Obligations” means all unpaid principal of and accrued and unpaid interest on the Loans, all LC Exposure, all accrued and unpaid fees and all expenses, reimbursements, indemnities and other obligations and indebtedness (including interest and fees accruing during the pendency of any bankruptcy, insolvency, receivership or other similar proceeding, regardless of whether allowed or allowable in such proceeding), obligations and liabilities of any of the Loan Parties to any of the Lenders, the Administrative Agent, the Issuing Bank or any indemnified party, individually or collectively, existing on the Effective Date or arising thereafter, direct or indirect, joint or several, absolute or contingent, matured or unmatured, liquidated or unliquidated, secured or unsecured, arising by contract, operation of law or otherwise, arising or incurred under this Agreement or any of the other Loan Documents or in respect of any of the Loans made or reimbursement or other obligations incurred or any of the Letters of Credit or other instruments at any time evidencing any thereof.
OFAC” means the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the United States Department of the Treasury.
Off-Balance Sheet Liability” of a Person means (a) any repurchase obligation or liability of such Person with respect to accounts or notes receivable sold by such Person, (b) any indebtedness, liability or obligation under any so-called “synthetic lease” transaction entered into by such Person, or (c) any indebtedness, liability or obligation arising with respect to any other transaction which is the functional equivalent of or takes the place of borrowing but which does not constitute a liability on the balance sheet of such Person (other than operating leases).
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 Taxes (other than a connection arising from such Recipient having executed, delivered, become a party to, performed its obligations under, received payments under, received or perfected a security interest

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under, engaged in any other transaction pursuant to, or enforced, any Loan Document, or sold or assigned an interest in any Loan, Letter of Credit or any 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 2.19).
Overadvance” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.05(b).
Parent” means, with respect to any Lender, any Person as to which such Lender is, directly or indirectly, a subsidiary.
Participant” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.04(c).
Participant Register” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.04(c).
Pay-Off Letter” means that certain termination agreement dated on or about the Effective Date and made among (among others) Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. and the Company.
PBGC” means the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation referred to and defined in ERISA and any successor entity performing similar functions.
Permitted Acquisition” means any Acquisition by any Subsidiary or Loan Party in a transaction that satisfies each of the following requirements:
(a)    such Acquisition is not a hostile acquisition;
(b)    the business acquired in connection with such Acquisition is (i) located in the U.S., (ii) organized under applicable U.S. and state laws, and (iii) not engaged, directly or indirectly, in any line of business other than the businesses in which the Loan Parties are permitted to be engaged on the Effective Date and any business activities that are reasonably similar, related, complementary, ancillary or incidental thereto;
(c)    both before and after giving effect to such Acquisition and the Loans (if any) requested to be made in connection therewith, each of the representations and warranties in the Loan Documents is true and correct in all material respects (except that any representation or warranty which by its terms is made as of a specified date shall be true and correct in all material respects only as of such specified date, and any representation or warranty which is subject to any materiality qualifier shall be required to be true and correct in all respects) and no Event of Default exists or would result therefrom;
(d)    with respect to any Acquisition involving consideration in excess of $5,000,000, not less than ten (10) Business Days prior to such Acquisition (or such shorter period as the Administrative Agent may agree), the Borrower Representative has provided the

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Administrative Agent (i) notice of such Acquisition and (ii) a copy of all business and financial information related to such Acquisition reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent including pro forma financial statements, statements of cash flow, and Availability projections (unless waived by the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion); provided that, the Administrative Agent agrees that the requirements of this clause (d) have been satisfied with respect to the Specified Acquisition;
(e)    if the Accounts and Inventory acquired in connection with such Acquisition are proposed by the Borrowers to be included in the determination of the Borrowing Base, the Administrative Agent, at its option and in its sole discretion, shall have conducted an audit and field examination of such Accounts and Inventory, the results of which shall be satisfactory to the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion;
(f)    Intentionally Omitted;
(g)    if such Acquisition is an acquisition of the Equity Interests of a Person, such Acquisition is structured so that the acquired Person shall become a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of a Borrower and a Loan Party pursuant to the terms of this Agreement;
(h)    if such Acquisition is an acquisition of assets, such Acquisition is structured so that a Loan Party shall acquire such assets (or, in the case of the Specified Acquisition, a Subsidiary that shall become a Loan Party in accordance with the time frame set forth in Section 5.14 shall acquire such assets);
(i)    if such Acquisition is an acquisition of Equity Interests, such Acquisition will not result in any violation of Regulation U;
(j)    if such Acquisition involves a merger or a consolidation involving a Borrower or any other Loan Party, such Borrower or such Loan Party, as applicable, shall be the surviving entity;
(k)    other than with respect to the Specified Acquisition, after giving effect to the completion of such Acquisition (but without adding any acquired assets into the Borrowing Base calculation and without giving effect to the results of operations or assets of the acquired Person or assets), on a pro forma basis (including all consideration given in connection with such Acquisition as having been paid in cash at the time of making such Acquisition), either: (i) at all times for the 45 day period prior to the consummation of such Acquisition and after giving effect to such Acquisition, Excess Availability is greater than or equal to an amount equal to 25% of the aggregate Revolving Commitments, or (ii) (A) at all times for the 45 day period prior to the consummation of such Acquisition and after giving effect to such Acquisition, Excess Availability is greater than or equal to an amount equal to 20% of the aggregate Revolving Commitments, and (B) the Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio, calculated on a trailing four fiscal quarter basis, is greater than or equal to 1.0 to 1.0, recomputed for the most recent fiscal quarter for which financial statements have been delivered to Administrative Agent under the Loan Documents;
(l)    all actions required to be taken with respect to any newly acquired or formed Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of a Borrower or a Loan Party, as applicable, required under Section

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5.14 shall have been taken by the timeframes specified therein or assurances shall have been given to the Administrative Agent that the same will be taken within 30 days of the consummation of such Acquisition;
(m)    with respect to any Acquisition involving consideration in excess of $2,500,000, the Borrower Representative shall have delivered to the Administrative Agent (i) the substantially final form documentation relating to such Acquisition within 2 Business Days prior to the consummation thereof and (ii) the final material executed documentation relating to such Acquisition (to include an executed copy of the APA, the Transition Services Agreement, the Co-Manufacturing Agreement and the Pledge Agreement (as defined in the Security Agreement) with respect to the Specified Acquisition) within 3 days following the consummation thereof; and
(a)    with respect to the Specified Acquisition, after giving effect to the completion of such Acquisition and the payment of all consideration on the closing date thereof, on a pro forma basis (including all consideration given in connection with such Acquisition as having been paid in cash at the time of making such Acquisition), Excess Availability is greater than or equal to $25,000,000.
Permitted Discretion” means a determination made by the Administrative Agent in good faith and in the exercise of reasonable (from the perspective of a secured asset-based lender) business judgment. When Permitted Discretion relates to the establishment of Reserves after the Effective Date or the imposition of additional exclusionary criteria after the Effective Date, it shall require that (a) such establishment or imposition be based on (i) the results of any field exam or appraisal performed after the Effective Date, or (ii) an analysis of facts or events first occurring or first discovered by the Administrative Agent after the Effective Date or that are different from the facts or events occurring and known to the Administrative Agent on the Effective Date, unless the Borrower Representative and the Administrative Agent otherwise agree in writing, (b) the contributing factors to the imposition of any Reserves shall not duplicate (i) the exclusionary criteria set forth in the definitions of Eligible Accounts, Eligible Equipment, Eligible Inventory, or Eligible Real Property, as applicable (and vice versa) or (ii) any reserves deducted in computing book value, and (c) the amount of any such Reserve so established or the effect of any adjustment or imposition of exclusionary criteria shall be a reasonable quantification of the incremental dilution of the Borrowing Base attributable to such contributing factors.
Permitted Encumbrances” means:
(a)    Liens imposed by law for Taxes that are not yet due or are being contested in compliance with Section 5.04 (excluding ERISA Liens for the avoidance of doubt);
(b)    carriers’, warehousemen’s, mechanics’, materialmen’s, repairmen’s, landlords’, customs brokers, custom and forwarding agents and other like Liens imposed by law, arising in the ordinary course of business and securing obligations that are not overdue by more than thirty (30) days or are being contested in compliance with Section 5.04;
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(d)    deposits to secure the performance of bids, tenders, trade contracts, leases, statutory obligations, surety and appeal bonds, performance bonds and other obligations of a like nature, in each case in the ordinary course of business;
(e)    judgment and other similar Liens in respect of judgments, orders for the payment of money or other court proceedings that do not constitute an Event of Default under clause (k) of Article VII;
(f)    easements, zoning restrictions, licenses, rights-of-way, site plan agreements, development agreements, cross easement or reciprocal agreements, and other non-monetary encumbrances on real property that do not materially detract from the value of the affected property or interfere with the ordinary conduct of business of any Borrower or any Subsidiary (taken as a whole) or the ordinary operation of such real property, (ii) title defects or irregularities with respect to Real Estate which are of a minor nature and which in the aggregate do not materially detract from the value of the affected property or interfere with the ordinary conduct of business of any Borrower or any Subsidiary or the ordinary operation of such real property or (iii) other exceptions to title on the mortgage insurance policies accepted by the Administrative Agent in accordance with this Agreement;
(g)    Liens arising from precautionary UCC financing statement filings (or similar filings under applicable law) regarding operating leases;
(h)    the interests of lessors or sublessors under operating leases and non-exclusive licensors or sublicensors under license agreements;
(i)    Liens or rights of setoff against credit balances of the Company or any Subsidiary with credit card issuers or credit card processors to secure obligations of the Company or such Subsidiary, as the case may be, to any such credit card issuer or credit card processor incurred in the ordinary course of business as a result of fees and chargebacks;
(j)    Bankers’ liens, rights of setoff and other similar Liens in the ordinary course of business in favor of a bank or institution with which accounts or deposits are maintained in the ordinary course of business;
(k)    Liens in the nature of the right of setoff in favor of counterparties to contractual agreements with the Loan Parties or their Subsidiaries in the ordinary course of business;
(l)    possessory Liens in favor of brokers and dealers arising in connection with the acquisition or disposition of Investments and cash equivalents, provided that such liens (i) attach only to such Investments and (ii) secure any obligations incurred in the ordinary course and arising in connection with the acquisition or disposition of such Investments and not any obligation in connection with margin financing;
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(n)    Liens in favor of consignors of inventory and proceeds (other than Accounts) thereof consigned by such consignors to a Borrower or a Subsidiary thereof, in each case granted in the ordinary course of business and with prior written consent of the Administrative Agent, which consent may, at the Administrative Agent’s Permitted Discretion, be conditioned upon the execution of an intercreditor agreement between the consignor and the Administrative Agent.
Permitted Holders” means the Persons listed on Schedule P-1.
Permitted Investments” means:
(a)    direct obligations of, or obligations the principal of and interest on which are unconditionally guaranteed by, the U.S. (or by any agency thereof to the extent such obligations are backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S.), in each case maturing within one year from the date of acquisition thereof;
(b)    investments in commercial paper maturing within 270 days from the date of acquisition thereof and having, at such date of acquisition, the highest credit rating obtainable from S&P or from Moody’s;
(c)    investments in certificates of deposit, bankers’ acceptances and time deposits maturing within 180 days from the date of acquisition thereof issued or guaranteed by or placed with, and money market deposit accounts issued or offered by, any domestic office of any commercial bank organized under the laws of the U.S. or any State thereof which has a combined capital and surplus and undivided profits of not less than $500,000,000;
(d)    fully collateralized repurchase agreements with a term of not more than 30 days for securities described in clause (a) above and entered into with a financial institution satisfying the criteria described in clause (c) above; and
(e)    money market funds that (i) comply with the criteria set forth in Securities and Exchange Commission Rule 2a-7 under the Investment Company Act of 1940, (ii) are rated AAA by S&P and Aaa by Moody’s and (iii) have portfolio assets of at least $5,000,000,000.
Person” means any natural person, corporation, limited liability company, trust, joint venture, association, company, partnership, Governmental Authority or other entity.
Plan” means any employee pension benefit plan (other than a Multiemployer Plan) subject to the provisions of Title IV of ERISA or Section 412 of the Code or Section 302 of ERISA, and in respect of which any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate is (or, if such plan were terminated, would under Section 4069 of ERISA be deemed to be) an “employer” as defined in Section 3(5) of ERISA.
Platform” means Debt Domain, Intralinks, Syndtrak or a substantially similar electronic transmission system.
Preferred Stock Portfolio” shall mean investment property owned by the Company consisting of preferred stock in publicly filed companies (other than the Company) to the extent such preferred stock is held in the Specified Investment Account.

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Prepayment Event” means:
(a)    any sale, transfer or other disposition (including pursuant to a sale and leaseback transaction) of any Collateral; or
(b)    any casualty or other insured damage to, or any taking under power of eminent domain or by condemnation or similar proceeding of, any Collateral; or
(c)    the issuance by the Company of any Equity Interests, or the receipt by the Company of any capital contribution; or
(d)    the incurrence by any Loan Party of any Indebtedness for borrowed money (other than any Revolving Loans).
Prime Rate” means the rate of interest per annum publicly announced from time to time by Chase as its prime rate in effect at its principal offices in New York City. Each change in the Prime Rate shall be effective from and including the date such change is publicly announced as being effective.
Project Evolution” means the strategic initiative, business optimization and restructuring of Company’s business as identified to the Administrative Agent prior to the Effective Date.
Projections” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 5.01(f).
Protective Advance” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.04.
Public-Sider” means a Lender or any representative of such Lender that does not want to receive material non-public information within the meaning of federal and state securities laws.
Purchase Price” means, with respect to any Acquisition, an amount equal to the aggregate consideration, whether cash, property or securities (including the fair market value of any Equity Interests of Company issued in connection with such Acquisition and including the maximum amount of Earn-Outs), paid or delivered by Company or one of its Subsidiaries in connection with such Acquisition (whether paid at the closing thereof or payable thereafter and whether fixed or contingent), but excluding therefrom (a) any cash of the seller and its Affiliates used to fund any portion of such consideration and (b) any cash acquired in connection with such Acquisition.
Qualified ECP Guarantor” means, in respect of any Swap Obligation, each Loan Party that has total assets exceeding $10,000,000 at the time the relevant Loan Guaranty or grant of the relevant security interest becomes or would become effective with respect to such Swap Obligation or such other person as constitutes an “eligible contract participant” under the Commodity Exchange Act or any regulations promulgated thereunder and can cause another person to qualify as an “eligible contract participant” at such time by entering into a keepwell under Section 1a(18)(A)(v)(II) of the Commodity Exchange Act.
Recipient” means, as applicable, (a) the Administrative Agent, (b) any Lender and (c) any Issuing Bank, or any combination thereof (as the context requires).

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Refinance Indebtedness” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 6.01(f).
Register” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.04(b).
Related Parties” means, with respect to any specified Person, such Person’s Affiliates and the respective directors, officers, partners, members, trustees, employees, agents, administrators, managers, representatives and advisors of such Person and such Person’s Affiliates.
Release” means any releasing, spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, emitting, emptying, discharging, injecting, escaping, leaching, migrating, disposing or dumping of any Hazardous Material into the environment.
Report” means reports prepared by the Administrative Agent or another Person showing the results of appraisals, field examinations or audits pertaining to the assets of the Loan Parties from information furnished by or on behalf of the Borrowers, after the Administrative Agent has exercised its rights of inspection pursuant to this Agreement, which Reports may be distributed to the Lenders by the Administrative Agent subject to Lenders’ confidentiality obligations hereunder.
Reporting Trigger Period” means the period (a) commencing on any day that Availability is less than an amount equal to 16% of the aggregate Revolving Commitments, and (b) continuing until Availability has been greater than or equal to an amount equal to 16% of the aggregate Revolving Commitments at all times for 30 consecutive calendar days.
Required Lenders” means, at any time, Lenders (other than Defaulting Lenders) having Credit Exposures and unused Commitments representing more than 66.66% of the sum of the Aggregate Credit Exposure and unused Commitments at such time; provided that, as long as there are only two Lenders, Required Lenders shall mean both Lenders.
Requirement of Law” means, with respect to any Person, (a) the charter, articles or certificate of organization or incorporation and bylaws or other organizational or governing documents of such Person and (b) any statute, law (including common law), treaty, rule, regulation, code, ordinance, order, decree, writ, judgment, injunction or determination of any arbitrator or court or other Governmental Authority (including Environmental Laws), in each case applicable to or binding upon such Person or any of its property or to which such Person or any of its property is subject.
Reserves” means any and all reserves which the Administrative Agent deems necessary, in its Permitted Discretion, to maintain (including, without limitation, reserves for accrued and unpaid interest on the Secured Obligations, Banking Services Reserves, volatility reserves, reserves for any outstanding trade payables of the Loan Parties which have been unpaid for more than 90 days after the due date therefor (other than trade payables being contested or disputed by any Loan Party in good faith), reserves for up to two weeks of payroll for route truck drivers (plus any past due payroll amounts), reserves for rent at locations leased by any Loan Party and for consignee’s, warehousemen’s and bailee’s charges, reserves for dilution of Accounts, reserves for Inventory shrinkage, reserves for customs charges and shipping charges related to any Inventory in transit, reserves for Swap Agreement Obligations, reserves for contingent liabilities of any Loan Party,

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reserves for uninsured losses of any Loan Party, reserves for uninsured, underinsured, un-indemnified or under-indemnified liabilities or potential liabilities with respect to any litigation and reserves for taxes, fees, assessments, and other governmental charges) with respect to the Collateral or any Loan Party. Administrative Agent shall endeavor to notify Borrower Representative at or before the time any such reserve in a material amount is to be established or increased, but a non-willful failure of the Administrative Agent to so notify Borrower Representative shall not be a breach of this Agreement and shall not cause such establishment or increase of a reserve to be ineffective.
Restricted Payment” means any dividend or other distribution (whether in cash, securities or other property) with respect to any Equity Interests in the Company or any Subsidiary, or any payment (whether in cash, securities or other property), including any sinking fund or similar deposit, on account of the purchase, redemption, retirement, acquisition, cancellation or termination of any such Equity Interests in the Company or any Subsidiary or any option, warrant or other right to acquire any such Equity Interests in the Company or any Subsidiary.
Revolving Commitment” means, with respect to each Lender, the commitment of such Lender to make Revolving Loans and to acquire participations in Letters of Credit, Overadvances and Swingline Loans hereunder, expressed as an amount representing the maximum aggregate permitted amount of such Lender’s Revolving Exposure hereunder, as such commitment may be reduced or increased from time to time pursuant to (a) Section 2.09 and (b) assignments by or to such Lender pursuant to Section 9.04. The initial amount of each Lender’s Revolving Commitment is set forth on the Commitment Schedule, or in the Assignment and Assumption pursuant to which such Lender shall have assumed its Revolving Commitment, as applicable. The aggregate amount of the Lenders’ Revolving Commitments as of the First Third Amendment Effective Date is 125,000,000135,000,000.
Revolving Exposure” means, with respect to any Lender at any time, the sum of (a) the outstanding principal amount of such Lender’s Revolving Loans, LC Exposure and Swingline Exposure at such time, plus (b) an amount equal to its Applicable Percentage of the aggregate principal amount of Overadvances outstanding at such time.
Revolving Lender” means, as of any date of determination, a Lender with a Revolving Commitment or, if the Revolving Commitments have terminated or expired, a Lender with Revolving Exposure.
Revolving Loan” means a Loan made pursuant to Section 2.01(a).
S&P” means Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, a Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC business.
Sale and Leaseback Transaction” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 6.06.
Sanctioned Country” means, at any time, a country or territory which is itself the subject or target of any Sanctions (which, as of the Effective Date, shall include Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, the Crimea Region of Ukraine and Syria).

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Sanctioned Person” means, at any time, (a) any Person listed in any Sanctions-related list of designated Persons maintained by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department of the Treasury or the U.S. Department of State or any other relevant governmental sanctions authority, (b) any Person operating, organized or resident in a Sanctioned Country or (c) any Person owned or controlled by any such Person or Persons described in the foregoing clauses (a) or (b).
SEC” means the Securities and Exchange Commission of the U.S.
Secured Obligations” means all Obligations, together with all (i) Banking Services Obligations and (ii) Swap Agreement Obligations owing to one or more Lenders or their respective Affiliates; provided, however, that the definition of “Secured Obligations” shall not create any guarantee by any Loan Guarantor of (or grant of security interest by any Loan Guarantor to support, as applicable) any Excluded Swap Obligations of such Loan Guarantor for purposes of determining any obligations of any Loan Guarantor.
Secured Parties” means (a) the Administrative Agent, (b) the Lenders, (c) the Issuing Bank, (d) each provider of Banking Services, to the extent the Banking Services Obligations in respect thereof constitute Secured Obligations, (e) each counterparty to any Swap Agreement, to the extent the obligations thereunder constitute Secured Obligations, (f) the beneficiaries of each indemnification obligation undertaken by any Loan Party under any Loan Document, and (g) the successors and permitted assigns of each of the foregoing.
Security Agreement” means that certain Pledge and Security Agreement (including any and all supplements thereto), dated as of the date hereof, among the Loan Parties and the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Administrative Agent and the other Secured Parties, and any other pledge or security agreement entered into, after the date of this Agreement by any other Loan Party (as required by this Agreement or any other Loan Document) or any other Person for the benefit of the Administrative Agent and the other Secured Parties, as the same may be amended, restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time.
Seller” means Boyd Coffee Company, an Oregon corporation.
Settlement” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.05(d).
Settlement Date” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.05(d).
Sierra Herb” means Sierra Herb Company, Inc. a California corporation.
Specified Acquisition” means the Acquisition to be consummated by Boyd Assets Co., a Delaware corporation, (or one of its affiliates) (“Buyer”) pursuant to that certain asset purchase agreement dated August 18, 2017 made by and among, the Company (as parent), the Seller, the Buyer and the other parties thereto (the “APA”), as the same made be amended, amended and restated or otherwise modified from time to time; provided, that, no amendment or modification of the APA after the First Amendment Effective Date which is materially adverse to the interests of the Lenders shall be effected without the prior written consent of the Required Lenders.

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Specified Event of Default” means any Event of Default that shall exist under clauses (a), (b), (d) (solely on account of a breach of Section 6.13), (h), or (i) of Article VII.
Specified Investment Account” means (i) account number 062-146 in the Company’s name held at Flaherty & Crumrine and (ii) all certificates and other documents evidencing investments in the Preferred Stock Portfolio held in a lockbox in the Company’s name at Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Standby LC Exposure” means, at any time, the sum of (a) the aggregate undrawn amount of all standby Letters of Credit outstanding at such time plus (b) the aggregate amount of all LC Disbursements relating to standby Letters of Credit that have not yet been reimbursed by or on behalf of the Borrowers at such time. The Standby LC Exposure of any Revolving Lender at any time shall be its Applicable Percentage of the aggregate Standby LC Exposure at such time.
Statements” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.18(g).
Statutory Reserve Rate” means a fraction (expressed as a decimal), the numerator of which is the number one and the denominator of which is the number one minus the aggregate of the maximum reserve percentage (including any marginal, special, emergency or supplemental reserves) established by the Board to which the Administrative Agent is subject with respect to the Adjusted LIBO Rate, for eurocurrency funding (currently referred to as “Eurocurrency Liabilities” in Regulation D of the Board). Such reserve percentages shall include those imposed pursuant to such Regulation D of the Board. Eurodollar Loans shall be deemed to constitute eurocurrency funding and to be subject to such reserve requirements without benefit of or credit for proration, exemptions or offsets that may be available from time to time to any Lender under such Regulation D of the Board or any comparable regulation. The Statutory Reserve Rate shall be adjusted automatically on and as of the effective date of any change in any reserve percentage.
Subordinated Indebtedness” of a Person means any Indebtedness of such Person the payment of which is subordinated in right of payment of the Secured Obligations to the written satisfaction of the Administrative Agent.
subsidiary” means, with respect to any Person (the “parent”) at any date, any corporation, limited liability company, partnership, association or other entity the accounts of which would be consolidated with those of the parent in the parent’s consolidated financial statements if such financial statements were prepared in accordance with GAAP as of such date, as well as any other corporation, limited liability company, partnership, association or other entity (a) of which securities or other ownership interests representing more than 50% of the equity or more than 50% of the ordinary voting power or, in the case of a partnership, more than 50% of the general partnership interests are, as of such date, owned, controlled or held, or (b) that is, as of such date, otherwise Controlled, by the parent or one or more subsidiaries of the parent or by the parent and one or more subsidiaries of the parent.
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Swap Agreement” means any agreement with respect to any swap, forward, spot, future, credit default or derivative transaction or option or similar agreement involving, or settled by reference to, one or more rates, currencies, commodities, equity or debt instruments or securities, or economic, financial or pricing indices or measures of economic, financial or pricing risk or value or any similar transaction or any combination of these transactions; provided that no phantom stock or similar plan providing for payments only on account of services provided by current or former directors, officers, employees or consultants of the Borrowers or the Subsidiaries shall be a Swap Agreement.
Swap Agreement Obligations” means any and all obligations of the Loan Parties and their Subsidiaries, whether absolute or contingent and howsoever and whensoever created, arising, evidenced or acquired (including all renewals, extensions and modifications thereof and substitutions therefor), under (a) any and all Swap Agreements permitted hereunder with a Lender or an Affiliate of a Lender, and (b) any and all cancellations, buy backs, reversals, terminations or assignments of any such Swap Agreement transaction.
Swap Obligation” means, with respect to any Loan Guarantor, any obligation to pay or perform under any agreement, contract or transaction that constitutes a “swap” within the meaning of section 1a(47) of the Commodity Exchange Act or any rules or regulations promulgated thereunder.
Swingline Exposure” means, at any time, the aggregate principal amount of all Swingline Loans outstanding at such time. The Swingline Exposure of any Revolving Lender at any time shall be its Applicable Percentage of the total Swingline Exposure at such time.
Swingline Lender” means Chase, in its capacity as lender of Swingline Loans hereunder. Any consent required of the Administrative Agent or the Issuing Bank shall be deemed to be required of the Swingline Lender and any consent given by Chase in its capacity as Administrative Agent or Issuing Bank shall be deemed given by Chase in its capacity as Swingline Lender.
Swingline Loan” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.05(a).
Taxes” means any and 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.
“Third Amendment” means that certain Third Amendment to Credit Agreement and Second Amendment to Pledge and Security Agreement, dated as of the Third Amendment Effective Date, by and among the Borrowers, the other Loan Parties party thereto, the Lenders party thereto, and Administrative Agent.
“Third Amendment Effective Date” means October 18, 2018.
Torrance Facility” means the Company’s facility located at 20333 Normandie Avenue, Torrance, California.

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Transactions” means the execution, delivery and performance by the Borrowers of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, the borrowing of Loans and other credit extensions, the use of the proceeds thereof and the issuance of Letters of Credit hereunder.
Transition Services Agreement” means that certain transition services agreement substantially in the form attached as Exhibit K to the APA, as the same may be amended, amended and restated or modified from time to time, in each case with the prior written consent of the Administrative Agent; provided, that, no amendment or modification of the Transition Services Agreement (or to the form thereof attached to the APA) after the First Amendment Effective Date which is materially adverse to the interests of the Lenders shall be effected without the prior written consent of the Required Lenders.
Type”, when used in reference to any Loan or Borrowing, refers to whether the rate of interest on such Loan, or on the Loans comprising such Borrowing, is determined by reference to the Adjusted LIBO Rate or the CB Floating Rate.
UCC” means the Uniform Commercial Code as in effect from time to time in the State of California or in any other state the laws of which are required to be applied in connection with the issue of perfection of security interests.
Unfinanced Capital Expenditures” means, for any period, Capital Expenditures made during such period which are not financed from the proceeds of any Indebtedness (other than the Revolving Loans; it being understood and agreed that, to the extent any Capital Expenditures are financed with Revolving Loans, such Capital Expenditures shall be deemed Unfinanced Capital Expenditures).
Unliquidated Obligations” means, at any time, any Secured Obligations (or portion thereof) that are contingent in nature or unliquidated at such time, including any Secured Obligation that is: (i) an obligation to reimburse a bank for drawings not yet made under a letter of credit issued by it; (ii) any other obligation (including any guarantee) that is contingent in nature at such time; or (iii) an obligation to provide collateral to secure any of the foregoing types of obligations.
U.S.” means the United States of America.
U.S. Person” means a “United States person” within the meaning of Section 7701(a)(30) of the Code.
U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.17(f)(ii)(B)(3).
USA PATRIOT Act” means the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001.
Withdrawal Liability” means liability to a Multiemployer Plan as a result of a complete or partial withdrawal from such Multiemployer Plan, as such terms are defined in Part I of Subtitle E of Title IV of ERISA.

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Withholding Agent” means any Loan Party and the Administrative Agent.
SECTION 1.02    Classification of Loans and Borrowings. For purposes of this Agreement, Loans may be classified and referred to by Class (e.g., a “Revolving Loan”) or by Type (e.g., a “Eurodollar Loan”) or by Class and Type (e.g., a “Eurodollar Revolving Loan”). Borrowings also may be classified and referred to by Class (e.g., a “Revolving Borrowing”) or by Type (e.g., a “Eurodollar Borrowing”) or by Class and Type (e.g., a “Eurodollar Revolving Borrowing”).
SECTION 1.03    Terms Generally. 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 “law” shall be construed as referring to all statutes, rules, regulations, codes and other laws (including official rulings and interpretations thereunder having the force of law or with which affected Persons customarily comply) and all judgments, orders and decrees of all Governmental Authorities. The word “will” shall be construed to have the same meaning and effect as the word “shall”. Unless the context requires otherwise (a) any definition of or reference to any agreement, instrument or other document herein shall be construed as referring to such agreement, instrument or other document as from time to time amended, restated, supplemented or otherwise modified (subject to any restrictions on such amendments, restatements, supplements or modifications set forth herein), (b) any definition of or reference to any statute, rule or regulation shall be construed as referring thereto as from time to time amended, supplemented or otherwise modified (including by succession of comparable successor laws), (c) any reference herein to any Person shall be construed to include such Person’s successors and assigns (subject to any restrictions on assignments set forth herein) and, in the case of any Governmental Authority, any other Governmental Authority that shall have succeeded to any or all functions thereof, (d) the words “herein”, “hereof” and “hereunder”, and words of similar import, shall be construed to refer to this Agreement in its entirety and not to any particular provision hereof, (e) all references herein to Articles, Sections, Exhibits and Schedules shall be construed to refer to Articles and Sections of, and Exhibits and Schedules to, this Agreement, (f) any reference in any definition to the phrase “at any time” or “for any period” shall refer to the same time or period for all calculations or determinations within such definition, and (g) 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.
SECTION 1.04    Accounting Terms; GAAP. Except as otherwise expressly provided herein, all terms of an accounting or financial nature shall be construed in accordance with GAAP, as in effect from time to time; provided that, if after the date hereof there occurs any change in GAAP or in the application thereof on the operation of any provision hereof and the Borrower Representative notifies the Administrative Agent that the Borrowers request an amendment to any provision hereof to eliminate the effect of such change in GAAP or in the application thereof (or if the Administrative Agent notifies the Borrower Representative that the Required Lenders request an amendment to any provision hereof for such purpose), regardless of whether any such notice is given before or after such change in GAAP or in the application thereof, then such provision shall be interpreted on the basis of GAAP as in effect and applied immediately before such change shall

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have become effective until such notice shall have been withdrawn or such provision amended in accordance herewith, and the Borrower Representative, the Administrative Agent and the Lenders agree to negotiate in good faith with respect to any proposed amendment to eliminate or adjust for the effect of any such change. Notwithstanding any other provision contained herein, 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 (i) without giving effect to any election under Financial Accounting Standards Board Accounting Standards Codification 825-10-25 (or any other Accounting Standards Codification or Financial Accounting Standard having a similar result or effect) to value any Indebtedness or other liabilities of any Borrower or any Subsidiary at “fair value”, as defined therein, (ii) without giving effect to any treatment of Indebtedness in respect of convertible debt instruments under Financial Accounting Standards Board Accounting Standards Codification 470-20 (or any other Accounting Standards Codification or Financial Accounting Standard having a similar result or effect) to value any such Indebtedness in a reduced or bifurcated manner as described therein, and such Indebtedness shall at all times be valued at the full stated principal amount thereof and (iii) without giving effect to any change in GAAP occurring after the Effective Date as a result of the adoption of any proposals set forth in the Proposed Accounting Standards Update, Leases (Topic 840), issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board on August 17, 2010, or any other proposals issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board in connection therewith, in each case if such change would require treating any lease (or similar arrangement conveying the right to use) as a capital lease where such lease (or similar arrangement) was not required to be so treated under GAAP as in effect on the Effective Date.
SECTION 1.05    Status of Obligations. In the event that any Borrower or any other Loan Party shall at any time issue or have outstanding any Subordinated Indebtedness, such Borrower shall take or cause such other Loan Party to take all such actions as shall be necessary to cause the Secured Obligations to constitute senior indebtedness (however denominated) in respect of such Subordinated Indebtedness and to enable the Administrative Agent and the Lenders to have and exercise any payment blockage or other remedies available or potentially available to holders of senior indebtedness under the terms of such Subordinated Indebtedness. Without limiting the foregoing, the Secured Obligations are hereby designated as “senior indebtedness” and as “designated senior indebtedness” and words of similar import under and in respect of any indenture or other agreement or instrument under which such Subordinated Indebtedness is outstanding and are further given all such other designations as shall be required under the terms of any such Subordinated Indebtedness in order that the Lenders may have and exercise any payment blockage or other remedies available or potentially available to holders of senior indebtedness under the terms of such Subordinated Indebtedness.
ARTICLE II    

The Credits
SECTION 2.01    Commitments. Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, each Lender severally (and not jointly) agrees to make Revolving Loans in dollars to the Borrowers from time to time during the Availability Period in an aggregate principal amount that will not result in (i) such Lender's Revolving Exposure exceeding such Lender's Revolving Commitment or (ii)

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the Aggregate Revolving Exposure exceeding the lesser of (x) the sum of the aggregate Revolving Commitments and (y) the Borrowing Base, subject to the Administrative Agent’s authority, in its sole discretion, to make Protective Advances and Overadvances pursuant to the terms of Sections 2.04 and 2.05. Within the foregoing limits and subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, the Borrowers may borrow, prepay and reborrow Revolving Loans.
SECTION 2.02    Loans and Borrowings. (0) Each Loan (other than a Swingline Loan) shall be made as part of a Borrowing consisting of Loans of the same Class and Type made by the Lenders ratably in accordance with their respective Commitments of the applicable Class. The failure of any Lender to make any Loan required to be made by it shall not relieve any other Lender of its obligations hereunder; provided that the Commitments of the Lenders are several and no Lender shall be responsible for any other Lender’s failure to make Loans as required. Any Protective Advance, any Overadvance and any Swingline Loan shall be made in accordance with the procedures set forth in Sections 2.04 and 2.05.
(a)    Subject to Section 2.14, each Revolving Borrowing shall be comprised entirely of CBFR Loans or Eurodollar Loans as the Borrower Representative may request in accordance herewith, provided that all Borrowings made on the Effective Date must be made as CBFR Borrowings but may be converted into Eurodollar Borrowings in accordance with Section 2.08. Each Swingline Loan shall be an CBFR Loan. Each Lender at its option may make any Eurodollar Loan by causing any domestic or foreign branch or Affiliate of such Lender to make such Loan (and in the case of an Affiliate, the provisions of Sections 2.14, 2.15, 2.16 and 2.17 shall apply to such Affiliate to the same extent as to such Lender); provided that any exercise of such option shall not affect the obligation of the Borrowers to repay such Loan in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.
(b)    At the commencement of each Interest Period for any Eurodollar Borrowing, such Borrowing shall be in an aggregate amount that is an integral multiple of $500,000 and not less than $1,000,000. CBFR Borrowings may be in any amount. Borrowings of more than one Type and Class may be outstanding at the same time; provided that there shall not at any time be more than a total of 5 Eurodollar Borrowings outstanding.
(c)    Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, the Borrower Representative shall not be entitled to request, or to elect to convert or continue, any Borrowing if the Interest Period requested with respect thereto would end after the Maturity Date.
SECTION 2.03    Requests for Revolving Borrowings. To request a Revolving Borrowing, the Borrower Representative shall notify the Administrative Agent of such request either in writing (delivered by hand, facsimile or emailed pdf) in a form approved by the Administrative Agent and signed by the Borrower Representative or by telephone not later than (a) in the case of a Eurodollar Borrowing, 10:00 a.m., California time, three (3) Business Days before the date of the proposed Borrowing or (b) in the case of an CBFR Borrowing, 10:00 a.m., California time, on the date of the proposed Borrowing; provided that any such notice of a CBFR Revolving Borrowing to finance the reimbursement of an LC Disbursement as contemplated by Section 2.06(e) may be given not later than 9:00 a.m., California time, on the date of such proposed Borrowing. Each such telephonic Borrowing Request shall be irrevocable and shall be confirmed promptly by hand

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delivery, facsimile or emailed pdf to the Administrative Agent of a written Borrowing Request in a form approved by the Administrative Agent and signed by the Borrower Representative. Each such telephonic and written Borrowing Request shall specify the following information in compliance with Section 2.02:
(i)    the name of the applicable Borrower(s);
(ii)    the aggregate amount of the requested Revolving Borrowing and a breakdown of the separate wires comprising such Borrowing;
(iii)    the date of such Revolving Borrowing, which shall be a Business Day;
(iv)    whether such Revolving Borrowing is to be a CBFR Borrowing or a Eurodollar Borrowing; and
(v)    in the case of a Eurodollar Borrowing, the initial Interest Period to be applicable thereto, which shall be a period contemplated by the definition of the term “Interest Period.”
If no election as to the Type of Revolving Borrowing is specified, then the requested Revolving Borrowing shall be a CBFR Borrowing. If no Interest Period is specified with respect to any requested Eurodollar Revolving Borrowing, then the applicable Borrowers shall be deemed to have selected an Interest Period of one month’s duration. Promptly following receipt of a Borrowing Request in accordance with this Section, the Administrative Agent shall advise each Lender of the details thereof and of the amount of such Lender’s Loan to be made as part of the requested Borrowing.
SECTION 2.04    Protective Advances. (0) Subject to the limitations set forth below, the Administrative Agent is authorized by the Borrowers and the Lenders, from time to time in the Administrative Agent’s sole discretion (but shall have absolutely no obligation to), to make Loans to the Borrowers, on behalf of all Lenders, which the Administrative Agent, in its Permitted Discretion, deems necessary or desirable (i) to preserve or protect the Collateral, or any portion thereof, (ii) to enhance the likelihood of, or maximize the amount of, repayment of the Loans and other Obligations, or (iii) to pay any other amount chargeable to or required to be paid by the Borrowers pursuant to the terms of this Agreement, including payments of reimbursable expenses (including costs, fees, and expenses as described in Section 9.03) and other sums payable under the Loan Documents (any of such Loans are herein referred to as “Protective Advances”); provided that, the aggregate principal amount of Protective Advances outstanding at any time shall not at any time exceed the greater of (x) $7,500,000, and (y) an amount equal to 10% of the aggregate Revolving Commitments; provided further that, the aggregate amount of outstanding Protective Advances plus the Aggregate Revolving Exposure shall not exceed the aggregate Revolving Commitments. Protective Advances may be made even if the conditions precedent set forth in Section 4.02 have not been satisfied. The Protective Advances shall be secured by the Liens in favor of the Administrative Agent in and to the Collateral and shall constitute Obligations hereunder. All Protective Advances shall be CBFR Borrowings. The Administrative Agent’s authorization to

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make Protective Advances may be revoked at any time by the Required Lenders. Any such revocation must be in writing and shall become effective prospectively upon the Administrative Agent’s receipt thereof. At any time that there is sufficient Availability and the conditions precedent set forth in Section 4.02 have been satisfied, the Administrative Agent may request the Revolving Lenders to make a Revolving Loan to repay a Protective Advance. At any other time the Administrative Agent may require the Lenders to fund their risk participations described in Section 2.04(b).
(a)    Upon the making of a Protective Advance by the Administrative Agent (whether before or after the occurrence of a Default), each Lender shall be deemed, without further action by any party hereto, to have unconditionally and irrevocably purchased from the Administrative Agent, without recourse or warranty, an undivided interest and participation in such Protective Advance in proportion to its Applicable Percentage. From and after the date, if any, on which any Lender is required to fund its participation in any Protective Advance purchased hereunder, the Administrative Agent shall promptly distribute to such Lender, such Lender’s Applicable Percentage of all payments of principal and interest and all proceeds of Collateral received by the Administrative Agent in respect of such Protective Advance.
SECTION 2.05    Swingline Loans and Overadvances.
(a)    The Administrative Agent, the Swingline Lender and the Revolving Lenders agree that in order to facilitate the administration of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, promptly after the Borrower Representative requests a CBFR Borrowing, the Swingline Lender may elect to have the terms of this Section 2.05(a) apply to such Borrowing Request by advancing, on behalf of the Revolving Lenders and in the amount requested, same day funds to the Borrowers, on the date of the applicable Borrowing to the Funding Account(s) (each such Loan made solely by the Swingline Lender pursuant to this Section 2.05(a) is referred to in this Agreement as a “Swingline Loan”), with settlement among them as to the Swingline Loans to take place on a periodic basis as set forth in Section 2.05(d). Each Swingline Loan shall be subject to all the terms and conditions applicable to other CBFR Loans funded by the Revolving Lenders, except that all payments thereon shall be payable to the Swingline Lender solely for its own account. In addition, the Borrowers hereby authorize the Swingline Lender to, and the Swingline Lender shall, subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein (but without any further written notice required), not later than 11:00 a.m., California time, on each Business Day, make available to the Borrowers by means of a credit to the Funding Account(s), the proceeds of a Swingline Loan to the extent necessary to pay items to be drawn on any Controlled Disbursement Account that Business Day; provided that, if on any Business Day there is insufficient borrowing capacity to permit the Swingline Lender to make available to the Borrowers a Swingline Loan in the amount necessary to pay all items to be so drawn on any such Controlled Disbursement Account on such Business Day, then the Borrowers shall be deemed to have requested a CBFR Borrowing pursuant to Section 2.03 in the amount of such deficiency to be made on such Business Day. The aggregate amount of Swingline Loans outstanding at any time shall not exceed $15,000,000. The Swingline Lender shall not make any Swingline Loan if the requested Swingline Loan exceeds Availability (before or after giving effect to such Swingline Loan). All Swingline Loans shall be CBFR Borrowings.

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(b)    Any provision of this Agreement to the contrary notwithstanding, at the request of the Borrower Representative, the Administrative Agent may in its sole discretion (but with absolutely no obligation), make Revolving Loans to the Borrowers, on behalf of the Revolving Lenders, in amounts that exceed Availability (any such excess Revolving Loans are herein referred to collectively as “Overadvances”); provided that, no Overadvance shall result in a Default due to Borrowers’ failure to comply with Section 2.01 for so long as such Overadvance remains outstanding in accordance with the terms of this paragraph, but solely with respect to the amount of such Overadvance. In addition, Overadvances may be made even if the condition precedent set forth in Section 4.02(c) has not been satisfied. All Overadvances shall constitute CBFR Borrowings. The authority of the Administrative Agent to make Overadvances is limited to an aggregate amount not to exceed at any time the greater of (x) $7,500,000, and (y) an amount equal to 10% of the aggregate Revolving Commitments, and no Overadvance shall cause any Revolving Lender’s Revolving Exposure to exceed its Revolving Commitment; provided that, the Required Lenders may at any time, via written notice of the same, revoke the Administrative Agent’s authorization to make Overadvances. Any such revocation must be in writing and shall become effective prospectively upon the Administrative Agent’s receipt thereof.
(c)    Upon the making of a Swingline Loan or an Overadvance (whether before or after the occurrence of a Default and regardless of whether a Settlement has been requested with respect to such Swingline Loan or Overadvance), each Revolving Lender shall be deemed, without further action by any party hereto, to have unconditionally and irrevocably purchased from the Swingline Lender or the Administrative Agent, as the case may be, without recourse or warranty, an undivided interest and participation in such Swingline Loan or Overadvance in proportion to its Applicable Percentage of the Revolving Commitment. The Swingline Lender or the Administrative Agent may, at any time, require the Revolving Lenders to fund their participations. From and after the date, if any, on which any Revolving Lender is required to fund its participation in any Swingline Loan or Overadvance purchased hereunder, the Administrative Agent shall promptly distribute to such Lender, such Lender's Applicable Percentage of all payments of principal and interest and all proceeds of Collateral received by the Administrative Agent in respect of such Swingline Loan or Overadvance.
(d)    The Administrative Agent, on behalf of the Swingline Lender, shall request settlement (a “Settlement”) with the Revolving Lenders on at least a weekly basis or on any date that the Administrative Agent elects, by notifying the Revolving Lenders of such requested Settlement by facsimile, telephone, or e-mail no later than 10:00 a.m. California time on the date of such requested Settlement (the “Settlement Date”). Each Revolving Lender (other than the Swingline Lender, in the case of the Swingline Loans) shall transfer the amount of such Revolving Lender’s Applicable Percentage of the outstanding principal amount of the applicable Loan with respect to which Settlement is requested to the Administrative Agent, to such account of the Administrative Agent as the Administrative Agent may designate, not later than 12:00 noon, California time, on such Settlement Date. Settlements may occur during the existence of a Default and whether or not the applicable conditions precedent set forth in Section 4.02 have then been satisfied. Such amounts transferred to the Administrative Agent shall be applied against the amounts of the Swingline Lender’s Swingline Loans and, together with Swingline Lender’s Applicable Percentage of such Swingline Loan, shall constitute Revolving Loans of such Revolving Lenders,

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respectively. If any such amount is not transferred to the Administrative Agent by any Revolving Lender on such Settlement Date, the Swingline Lender shall be entitled to recover from such Lender on demand such amount, together with interest thereon, as specified in Section 2.07.
SECTION 2.06    Letters of Credit. (0) General. Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, the Borrower Representative may request the issuance of Letters of Credit for its own account or for the account of another Borrower denominated in dollars as the applicant thereof for the support of its or its Subsidiaries’ obligations, in a form reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent and the Issuing Bank, at any time and from time to time during the Availability Period. In the event of any inconsistency between the terms and conditions of this Agreement and the terms and conditions of any form of letter of credit application or other agreement submitted by the Borrowers to, or entered into by the Borrowers with, the Issuing Bank relating to any Letter of Credit, the terms and conditions of this Agreement shall control. Each Borrower unconditionally and irrevocably agrees that, in connection with any Letter of Credit issued for the support of any Subsidiary’s obligations as provided in the first sentence of this paragraph, such Borrower will be fully responsible for the reimbursement of LC Disbursements in accordance with the terms hereof, the payment of interest thereon and the payment of fees due under Section 2.12(b) to the same extent as if it were the sole account party in respect of such Letter of Credit (such Borrower hereby irrevocably waiving any defenses that might otherwise be available to it as a guarantor or surety of the obligations of such Subsidiary that is an account party in respect of any such Letter of Credit). Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, the Issuing Bank shall have no obligation hereunder to issue, and shall not issue, any Letter of Credit (i) the proceeds of which would be made available to any Person (A) to fund any activity or business of or with any Sanctioned Person, or in any country or territory that, at the time of such funding, is the subject of any Sanctions or (B) in any manner that would result in a violation of any Sanctions by any party to this Agreement, (ii) if any order, judgment or decree of any Governmental Authority or arbitrator shall by its terms purport to enjoin or restrain the Issuing Bank from issuing such Letter of Credit, or any Requirement of Law relating to the Issuing Bank or any request or directive (whether or not having the force of law) from any Governmental Authority with jurisdiction over the Issuing Bank shall prohibit, or request that the Issuing Bank refrain from, the issuance of letters of credit generally or such Letter of Credit in particular or shall impose upon the Issuing Bank with respect to such Letter of Credit any restriction, reserve or capital requirement (for which the Issuing Bank is not otherwise compensated or indemnified for hereunder) not in effect on the Effective Date, or shall impose upon the Issuing Bank any unreimbursed loss, cost or expense which was not applicable on the Effective Date and which the Issuing Bank in good faith deems material to it, or (iii) if the issuance of such Letter of Credit would violate one or more policies of the Issuing Bank applicable to letters of credit generally; provided that, notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, (x) the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and all requests, rules, guidelines, requirements or directives thereunder or issued in connection therewith or in the implementation thereof, and (y) all requests, rules, guidelines, requirements 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 not to be in effect on the Effective Date for purposes of clause (ii) above, regardless of the date enacted, adopted, issued or implemented.

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(a)    Notice of Issuance, Amendment, Renewal, Extension; Certain Conditions. To request the issuance of a Letter of Credit (or the amendment, renewal or extension of an outstanding Letter of Credit), the Borrower Representative shall deliver by hand or facsimile (or transmit by electronic communication, if arrangements for doing so have been approved by the Issuing Bank) to the Issuing Bank and the Administrative Agent (reasonably in advance of, but in any event no less than three (3) Business Days prior to the requested date of issuance, amendment, renewal or extension) a notice requesting the issuance of a Letter of Credit, or identifying the Letter of Credit to be amended, renewed or extended, and specifying the date of issuance, amendment, renewal or extension (which shall be a Business Day), the date on which such Letter of Credit is to expire (which shall comply with paragraph (c) of this Section), the amount of such Letter of Credit, the name and address of the beneficiary thereof and such other information as shall be necessary to prepare, amend, renew or extend such Letter of Credit. If requested by the Issuing Bank, the applicable Borrower also shall submit a letter of credit application on the Issuing Bank’s standard form in connection with any request for a Letter of Credit. A Letter of Credit shall be issued, amended, renewed or extended only if (and upon issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of each Letter of Credit the Borrowers shall be deemed to represent and warrant that), after giving effect to such issuance, amendment, renewal or extension (i) the aggregate LC Exposure shall not exceed $30,000,000, (ii) no Revolving Lender’s Revolving Exposure shall exceed its Revolving Commitment, and (iii) the Aggregate Revolving Exposure shall not exceed the lesser of the aggregate Revolving Commitments and the Borrowing Base.
(b)    Expiration Date. Each Letter of Credit shall expire (or be subject to termination or non-renewal by notice from the Issuing Bank to the beneficiary thereof) at or prior to the close of business on the earlier of (i) the date one year after the date of the issuance of such Letter of Credit (or, in the case of any renewal or extension thereof, including, without limitation, any automatic renewal provision, one year after such renewal or extension) and (ii) the date that is five Business Days prior to the Maturity Date (or such later date as to which the Administrative Agent may agree).
(c)    Participations. By the issuance of a Letter of Credit (or an amendment to a Letter of Credit increasing the amount thereof) and without any further action on the part of the Issuing Bank or the Revolving Lenders, the Issuing Bank hereby grants to each Revolving Lender, and each Revolving Lender hereby acquires from the Issuing Bank, a participation in such Letter of Credit equal to such Lender’s Applicable Percentage of the aggregate amount available to be drawn under such Letter of Credit. In consideration and in furtherance of the foregoing, each Revolving Lender hereby absolutely and unconditionally agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent, for the account of the Issuing Bank, such Lender’s Applicable Percentage of each LC Disbursement made by the Issuing Bank and not reimbursed by the Borrowers on the date due as provided in paragraph (e) of this Section, or of any reimbursement payment required to be refunded to the Borrowers for any reason. Each Revolving Lender acknowledges and agrees that its obligation to acquire participations pursuant to this paragraph in respect of Letters of Credit is absolute and unconditional and shall not be affected by any circumstance whatsoever, including any amendment, renewal or extension of any Letter of Credit or the occurrence and continuance of a Default or reduction or termination of the Commitments, and that each such payment shall be made without any offset, abatement, withholding or reduction whatsoever.

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(d)    Reimbursement. If the Issuing Bank shall make any LC Disbursement in respect of a Letter of Credit, the Borrowers shall reimburse such LC Disbursement by paying to the Administrative Agent an amount equal to such LC Disbursement (i) not later than 11:00 a.m., California time, on the date that such LC Disbursement is made, if the Borrower Representative shall have received notice of such LC Disbursement prior to 9:00 a.m., California time, on such date, or, (ii) if such notice has not been received by the Borrower Representative prior to such time on such date, then not later than 11:00 a.m., California time, on (A) the Business Day that the Borrower Representative receives such notice, if such notice is received prior to 9:00 a.m., California time, on the day of receipt, or (B) the Business Day immediately following the day that the Borrower Representative receives such notice, if such notice is not received prior to such time on the day of receipt; provided that, the Borrowers may, subject to the conditions to borrowing set forth herein, request in accordance with Section 2.03 or 2.05 that such payment be financed with a CBFR Revolving Borrowing or Swingline Loan in an equivalent amount and, to the extent so financed, the Borrowers’ obligation to make such payment shall be discharged and replaced by the resulting CBFR Revolving Borrowing or Swingline Loan. If the Borrowers fail to make such payment when due, the Administrative Agent shall notify each Revolving Lender of the applicable LC Disbursement, the amount of the payment then due from the Borrowers in respect thereof and such Lender's Applicable Percentage thereof. Promptly following receipt of such notice, each Revolving Lender shall pay to the Administrative Agent its Applicable Percentage of the payment then due from the Borrowers, in the same manner as provided in Section 2.07 with respect to Loans made by such Lender (and Section 2.07 shall apply, mutatis mutandis, to the payment obligations of the Revolving Lenders), and the Administrative Agent shall promptly pay to the Issuing Bank the amounts so received by it from the Revolving Lenders. Promptly following receipt by the Administrative Agent of any payment from the Borrowers pursuant to this paragraph, the Administrative Agent shall distribute such payment to the Issuing Bank or, to the extent that Revolving Lenders have made payments pursuant to this paragraph to reimburse the Issuing Bank, then to such Lenders and the Issuing Bank as their interests may appear. Any payment made by a Revolving Lender pursuant to this paragraph to reimburse the Issuing Bank for any LC Disbursement (other than the funding of CBFR Revolving Loans or a Swingline Loan as contemplated above) shall not constitute a Loan and shall not relieve the Borrowers of their obligation to reimburse such LC Disbursement.
(e)    Obligations Absolute. The Borrowers’ joint and several obligation to reimburse LC Disbursements as provided in paragraph (e) of this Section shall be absolute, unconditional and irrevocable, and shall be performed strictly in accordance with the terms of this Agreement under any and all circumstances whatsoever and irrespective of (i) any lack of validity or enforceability of any Letter of Credit or this Agreement, or any term or provision therein or herein, (ii) any draft or other document presented under a Letter of Credit proving to be forged, fraudulent or invalid in any respect or any statement therein being untrue or inaccurate in any respect, (iii) any payment by the Issuing Bank under a Letter of Credit against presentation of a draft or other document that does not comply with the terms of such Letter of Credit, or (iv) any other event or circumstance whatsoever, whether or not similar to any of the foregoing, that might, but for the provisions of this Section, constitute a legal or equitable discharge of, or provide a right of setoff against, the Borrowers’ obligations hereunder. None of the Administrative Agent, the Revolving Lenders, the Issuing Bank or any of their Related Parties, shall have any liability or responsibility

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by reason of or in connection with the issuance or transfer of any Letter of Credit or any payment or failure to make any payment thereunder (irrespective of any of the circumstances referred to in the preceding sentence), or any error, omission, interruption, loss or delay in transmission or delivery of any draft, notice or other communication under or relating to any Letter of Credit (including any document required to make a drawing thereunder), any error in interpretation of technical terms or any consequence arising from causes beyond the control of the Issuing Bank; provided that the foregoing shall not be construed to excuse the Issuing Bank from liability to the Borrowers to the extent of any direct damages (as opposed to special, indirect, consequential or punitive damages, claims in respect of which are hereby waived by the Borrowers to the extent permitted by applicable law) suffered by any Borrower that are caused by the Issuing Bank’s failure to exercise care when determining whether drafts and other documents presented under a Letter of Credit comply with the terms thereof. The parties hereto expressly agree that, in the absence of gross negligence or willful misconduct on the part of the Issuing Bank (as finally determined by a court of competent jurisdiction), the Issuing Bank shall be deemed to have exercised care in each such determination. In furtherance of the foregoing and without limiting the generality thereof, the parties agree that, with respect to documents presented which appear on their face to be in substantial compliance with the terms of a Letter of Credit, the Issuing Bank may, in its sole discretion, either accept and make payment upon such documents without responsibility for further investigation, regardless of any notice or information to the contrary, or refuse to accept and make payment upon such documents if such documents are not in strict compliance with the terms of such Letter of Credit.
(f)    Disbursement Procedures. The Issuing Bank shall, promptly following its receipt thereof, examine all documents purporting to represent a demand for payment under a Letter of Credit. The Issuing Bank shall promptly notify the Administrative Agent and the applicable Borrower by telephone (confirmed by facsimile or email) of such demand for payment and whether the Issuing Bank has made or will make an LC Disbursement thereunder; provided that any failure to give or delay in giving such notice shall not relieve the Borrowers of their obligation to reimburse the Issuing Bank and the Revolving Lenders with respect to any such LC Disbursement.
(g)    Interim Interest. If the Issuing Bank shall make any LC Disbursement, then, unless the Borrowers shall reimburse such LC Disbursement in full on the date such LC Disbursement is made, the unpaid amount thereof shall bear interest, for each day from and including the date such LC Disbursement is made to but excluding the date that the Borrowers reimburse such LC Disbursement, at the rate per annum then applicable to CBFR Revolving Loans and such interest shall be payable on the date when such reimbursement is due; provided that, if the Borrowers fail to reimburse such LC Disbursement when due pursuant to paragraph (e) of this Section, then Section 2.13(d) shall apply. Interest accrued pursuant to this paragraph shall be for the account of the Issuing Bank, except that interest accrued on and after the date of payment by any Revolving Lender pursuant to paragraph (e) of this Section to reimburse the Issuing Bank shall be for the account of such Lender to the extent of such payment.
(h)    Replacement of the Issuing Bank. The Issuing Bank may be replaced at any time by written agreement among the Borrower Representative, the Administrative Agent (such consent not to be unreasonably withheld or delayed), the replaced Issuing Bank and the successor Issuing Bank. The Administrative Agent shall notify the Revolving Lenders of any such replacement

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of the Issuing Bank. At the time any such replacement shall become effective, the Borrowers shall pay all unpaid fees accrued for the account of the replaced Issuing Bank pursuant to Section 2.12(b). From and after the effective date of any such replacement, (i) the successor Issuing Bank shall have all the rights and obligations of the Issuing Bank under this Agreement with respect to Letters of Credit to be issued thereafter and (ii) references herein to the term “Issuing Bank” shall be deemed to refer to such successor or to any previous Issuing Bank, or to such successor and all previous Issuing Banks, as the context shall require. After the replacement of an Issuing Bank hereunder, the replaced Issuing Bank shall remain a party hereto and shall continue to have all the rights and obligations of an Issuing Bank under this Agreement with respect to Letters of Credit then outstanding and issued by it prior to such replacement, but shall not be required to issue additional Letters of Credit.
(i)    Cash Collateralization. If any Event of Default shall occur and be continuing, on the Business Day that the Borrower Representative receives written notice from the Administrative Agent or the Required Lenders if such notice is received prior to 11 a.m. California time, or otherwise on the next succeeding Business Day, demanding the deposit of cash collateral pursuant to this paragraph, the Borrowers shall deposit in an account with the Administrative Agent, in the name of the Administrative Agent and for the benefit of the Revolving Lenders (the “LC Collateral Account”), an amount in cash equal to 105% of the amount of the LC Exposure as of such date plus accrued and unpaid interest thereon; provided that the obligation to deposit such cash collateral shall become effective immediately, and such deposit shall become immediately due and payable, without demand or other notice of any kind, upon the occurrence of any Event of Default with respect to any Borrower described in clause (h) or (i) of Article VII. Such deposit shall be held by the Administrative Agent as collateral for the payment and performance of the Secured Obligations. The Administrative Agent shall have exclusive dominion and control, including the exclusive right of withdrawal, over the LC Collateral Account and the Borrowers hereby grant the Administrative Agent a security interest in the LC Collateral Account and all money or other assets on deposit therein or credited thereto. Other than any interest earned on the investment of such deposits, which investments shall be made at the option and sole discretion of the Administrative Agent and at the Borrowers’ risk and expense, such deposits shall not bear interest. Interest or profits, if any, on such investments shall accumulate in the LC Collateral Account. Moneys in the LC Collateral Account shall be applied by the Administrative Agent to reimburse the Issuing Bank for LC Disbursements for which it has not been reimbursed and, to the extent not so applied, shall be held for the satisfaction of the reimbursement obligations of the Borrowers for the LC Exposure at such time or, if the maturity of the Loans has been accelerated, be applied to satisfy other Secured Obligations. If the Borrowers are required to provide an amount of cash collateral hereunder as a result of the occurrence of an Event of Default, such amount (to the extent not applied as aforesaid) shall be returned to the Borrowers within three (3) Business Days after all such Events of Default have been cured or waived as confirmed in writing by the Administrative Agent.
(j)    Intentionally Omitted.
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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 the time of determination.
SECTION 2.07    Funding of Borrowings. (0) Each Lender shall make each Loan to be made by such Lender hereunder on the proposed date thereof by wire transfer of immediately available funds by 12:00 noon, California time, to the account of the Administrative Agent most recently designated by it for such purpose by notice to the Lenders in an amount equal to such Lender's Applicable Percentage; provided that, Swingline Loans shall be made as provided in Section 2.05. The Administrative Agent will make such Loans available to the Borrower Representative by promptly crediting the amounts so received, in like funds, to the Funding Account; provided that CBFR Revolving Loans made to finance the reimbursement of (i) an LC Disbursement as provided in Section 2.06(e) shall be remitted by the Administrative Agent to the Issuing Bank and (ii) a Protective Advance or an Overadvance shall be retained by the Administrative Agent.
(a)    Unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from a Lender prior to the proposed date of any 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 paragraph (a) of this Section 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 Borrowers severally agree to pay to the Administrative Agent forthwith on demand such corresponding amount with interest thereon, for each day from and including the date such amount is made available to the applicable Borrower to but excluding the date of payment to the Administrative Agent, at (i) in the case of such Lender, the greater of the Federal Funds Effective Rate and a rate determined by the Administrative Agent in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation or (ii) in the case of the Borrowers, the interest rate applicable to CBFR Loans. If such Lender pays such amount to the Administrative Agent, then such amount shall constitute such Lender’s Loan included in such Borrowing.
SECTION 2.08    Interest Elections. (0) Each Borrowing initially shall be of the Type specified in the applicable Borrowing Request and, in the case of a Eurodollar Borrowing, shall have an initial Interest Period as specified in such Borrowing Request. Thereafter, the Borrower Representative may elect to convert such Borrowing to a different Type or to continue such Borrowing and, in the case of a Eurodollar Borrowing, may elect Interest Periods therefor, all as provided in this Section. The Borrower Representative may elect different options with respect to different portions of the affected Borrowing, in which case each such portion shall be allocated ratably among the Lenders holding the Loans comprising such Borrowing, and the Loans comprising each such portion shall be considered a separate Borrowing. This Section shall not apply to Swingline Borrowings, Overadvances or Protective Advances, which may not be converted or continued.
(a)    To make an election pursuant to this Section, the Borrower Representative shall notify the Administrative Agent of such election by telephone by the time that a Borrowing Request would be required under Section 2.03 if the Borrowers were requesting a Borrowing of

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the Type resulting from such election to be made on the effective date of such election. Each such telephonic Interest Election Request shall be irrevocable and shall be confirmed promptly by hand delivery or facsimile to the Administrative Agent of a written Interest Election Request in a form approved by the Administrative Agent and signed by the Borrower Representative.
(b)    Each telephonic and written Interest Election Request shall specify the following information in compliance with Section 2.02:
(i)    the name of the applicable Borrower and the Borrowing to which such Interest Election Request applies and, if different options are being elected with respect to different portions thereof, the portions thereof to be allocated to each resulting Borrowing (in which case the information to be specified pursuant to clauses (iii) and (iv) below shall be specified for each resulting Borrowing);
(ii)    the effective date of the election made pursuant to such Interest Election Request, which shall be a Business Day;
(iii)    whether the resulting Borrowing is to be a CBFR Borrowing or a Eurodollar Borrowing; and
(iv)    if the resulting Borrowing is a Eurodollar Borrowing, the Interest Period to be applicable thereto after giving effect to such election, which shall be a period contemplated by the definition of the term “Interest Period”.
If any such Interest Election Request requests a Eurodollar Borrowing but does not specify an Interest Period, then the Borrowers shall be deemed to have selected an Interest Period of one month’s duration.
(c)    Promptly following receipt of an Interest Election Request, the Administrative Agent shall advise each Lender of the details thereof and of such Lender’s portion of each resulting Borrowing.
(d)    If the Borrower Representative fails to deliver a timely Interest Election Request with respect to a Eurodollar Borrowing prior to the end of the Interest Period applicable thereto, then, unless such Borrowing is repaid as provided herein, at the end of such Interest Period such Borrowing shall be converted to a CBFR Borrowing. Notwithstanding any contrary provision hereof, if an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing and the Administrative Agent, at the request of the Required Lenders, so notifies the Borrower Representative, then, so long as such Event of Default is continuing (i) no outstanding Borrowing may be converted to or continued as a Eurodollar Borrowing and (ii) unless repaid, each Eurodollar Borrowing shall be converted to a CBFR Borrowing at the end of the Interest Period applicable thereto.
SECTION 2.09    Termination and Reduction of Commitments; Increase in Revolving Commitments. (0) Unless previously terminated, the Revolving Commitments shall terminate on the Maturity Date.

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(a)    The Borrowers may at any time terminate the Revolving Commitments upon (i) the payment in full of all outstanding Revolving Loans, together with accrued and unpaid interest thereon and on any LC Exposure, (ii) the cancellation and return of all outstanding Letters of Credit (or alternatively, with respect to each such Letter of Credit, the furnishing to the Administrative Agent of a cash deposit (or at the discretion of the Administrative Agent a back-up standby letter of credit satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Issuing Bank) in an amount equal to 105% of the LC Exposure as of such date), (iii) the payment in full of the accrued and unpaid fees, and (iv) the payment in full of all reimbursable expenses and other Obligations, together with accrued and unpaid interest thereon.
(b)    The Borrowers may from time to time reduce the Revolving Commitments; provided that (i) each reduction of the Revolving Commitments shall be in an amount that is an integral multiple of $5,000,000 and not less than $5,000,000, (ii) no such reduction shall reduce the aggregate Revolving Commitments below $50,000,000 (unless in connection with a termination of the Revolving Commitments in accordance with Section 2.09(b)), and (iii) the Borrowers shall not terminate or reduce the Revolving Commitments if, after giving effect to any concurrent prepayment of the Revolving Loans in accordance with Section 2.11, the Aggregate Revolving Exposure would exceed the lesser of the aggregate Revolving Commitments and the Borrowing Base.
(c)    The Borrower Representative shall notify the Administrative Agent of any election to terminate or reduce the Commitments under paragraph (b) or (c) of this Section at least three (3) Business Days prior to the effective date of such termination or reduction, specifying such election and the effective date thereof. Promptly following receipt of any notice, the Administrative Agent shall advise the Lenders of the contents thereof. Each notice delivered by the Borrower Representative pursuant to this Section shall be irrevocable; provided that a notice of termination of the Commitments delivered by the Borrower Representative may state that such notice is conditioned upon the effectiveness of other indebtedness or any other event, in which case such notice may be revoked by the Borrower Representative (by notice to the Administrative Agent on or prior to the specified effective date) if such condition is not satisfied. Any termination or reduction of the Commitments shall be permanent. Each reduction of the Commitments shall be made ratably among the Lenders in accordance with their respective Commitments.
(d)    The Borrowers shall have the right to increase the Revolving Commitments after the First Amendment Effective Date by obtaining additional Revolving Commitments, either from one or more of the Lenders or another lending institution provided that (i) any such request for an increase shall be in a minimum amount of $10,000,000, (ii) the Borrower Representative, on behalf of the Borrowers, may make a maximum of three (3) such requests, (iii) after giving effect thereto, the sum of the total of the additional Commitments after the First Amendment Effective Date through the Maturity Date does not exceed $50,000,000, (iv) the Administrative Agent and the Issuing Bank have approved the identity of any such new Lender, such approvals not to be unreasonably withheld or delayed, (v) any such new Lender assumes all of the rights and obligations of a “Lender” hereunder, and (vi) the procedure described in Section 2.09(f) have been satisfied. Nothing contained in this Section 2.09 shall constitute, or otherwise be deemed to be, a commitment on the part of any Lender to increase its Commitment hereunder at any time.

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(e)    Any amendment hereto for such an increase or addition shall be in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and shall only require the written signatures of the Administrative Agent, the Borrowers and each Lender being added or increasing its Commitment. As a condition precedent to such an increase or addition, the Borrowers shall deliver to the Administrative Agent a certificate of each Loan Party signed by an authorized officer of such Loan Party (i) certifying and attaching the resolutions adopted by such Loan Party approving or consenting to such increase, and (ii) in the case of the Borrowers, certifying that after giving effect to such increase or addition, (A) the representations and warranties contained in Article III and the other Loan Documents are true and correct, 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 (B) no Default exists.
(f)    On the effective date of any such increase or addition, (i) any Lender increasing (or, in the case of any newly added Lender, extending) its Revolving Commitment shall make available to the Administrative Agent such amounts in immediately available funds as the Administrative Agent shall determine, for the benefit of the other Lenders, as being required in order to cause, after giving effect to such increase or addition and the use of such amounts to make payments to such other Lenders, each Lender’s portion of the outstanding Revolving Loans of all the Lenders to equal its revised Applicable Percentage of such outstanding Revolving Loans, and the Administrative Agent shall make such other adjustments among the Lenders with respect to the Revolving Loans then outstanding and amounts of principal, interest, commitment fees and other amounts paid or payable with respect thereto as shall be necessary, in the opinion of the Administrative Agent, in order to effect such reallocation and (ii) the Borrowers shall be deemed to have repaid and reborrowed all outstanding Revolving Loans as of the date of any increase (or addition) in the Revolving Commitments (with such reborrowing to consist of the Types of Revolving Loans, with related Interest Periods if applicable, specified in a notice delivered by the Borrower Representative, in accordance with the requirements of Section 2.03). The deemed payments made pursuant to clause (ii) of the immediately preceding sentence shall be accompanied by payment of all accrued interest on the amount prepaid and, in respect of each Eurodollar Loan, shall be subject to indemnification by the Borrowers pursuant to the provisions of Section 2.16 if the deemed payment occurs other than on the last day of the related Interest Periods. Within a reasonable time after the effective date of any increase or addition, the Administrative Agent shall, and is hereby authorized and directed to, revise the Commitment Schedule to reflect such increase or addition and shall distribute such revised Commitment Schedule to each of the Lenders and the Borrower Representative, whereupon such revised Commitment Schedule shall replace the old Commitment Schedule and become part of this Agreement.
SECTION 2.10    Repayment and Amortization of Loans; Evidence of Debt. (0) The Borrowers hereby unconditionally promise to pay (i) to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Revolving Lender the then unpaid principal amount of each Revolving Loan on the Maturity Date, (ii) to the Administrative Agent the then unpaid amount of each Protective Advance on the earlier of the Maturity Date and written demand by the Administrative Agent, (iii) to the Swingline Lender the then unpaid principal amount of each Swingline Loan on the earlier of the Maturity Date and the fifth Business Day after such Swingline Loan is made; provided that on each date that a Revolving Loan is made, the Borrowers shall repay all Swingline Loans then outstanding and the

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proceeds of any such Revolving Loan shall be applied by the Administrative Agent to repay any Swingline Loans outstanding, and (iv) to the Administrative Agent the then unpaid principal amount of each Overadvance on the earlier of the Maturity Date and written demand by the Administrative Agent.
(a)    At all times that full cash dominion is in effect pursuant to Section 7.3 of the Security Agreement, on each Business Day, the Administrative Agent shall apply all funds credited to the Collection Account on such Business Day or the immediately preceding Business Day (at the discretion of the Administrative Agent, whether or not immediately available) first to prepay any Protective Advances and Overadvances that may be outstanding, pro rata, and second to prepay the Revolving Loans (including Swingline Loans) and to cash collateralize outstanding LC Exposure.
(b)    Each Lender shall maintain in accordance with its usual practice an account or accounts evidencing the Indebtedness of the Borrowers to such Lender resulting from each Loan made by such Lender, including the amounts of principal and interest payable and paid to such Lender from time to time hereunder.
(c)    The Administrative Agent shall maintain accounts in which it shall record (i) the amount of each Loan made hereunder, the Class and Type thereof and the Interest Period applicable thereto, (ii) the amount of any principal or interest due and payable or to become due and payable from the Borrowers to each Lender hereunder and (iii) the amount of any sum received by the Administrative Agent hereunder for the account of the Lenders and each Lender’s share thereof.
(d)    The entries made in the accounts maintained pursuant to paragraph (c) or (d) of this Section shall be prima facie evidence of the existence and amounts of the obligations recorded therein; provided that the failure of any Lender or the Administrative Agent to maintain such accounts or any error therein shall not in any manner affect the obligation of the Borrowers to repay the Loans in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.
(e)    Any Lender may request that Loans made by it be evidenced by a promissory note. In such event, the Borrowers shall prepare, execute and deliver to such Lender a promissory note payable to the order of such Lender (or, if requested by such Lender, to such Lender and its registered assigns) and in a form approved by the Administrative Agent. Thereafter, the Loans evidenced by such promissory note and interest thereon shall at all times (including after assignment pursuant to Section 9.04) be represented by one or more promissory notes in such form payable to the order of the payee named therein (or, if such promissory note is a registered note, to such payee and its registered assigns).
SECTION 2.11    Prepayment of Loans. (0) The Borrowers shall have the right at any time and from time to time to prepay any Borrowing in whole or in part, subject to prior notice in accordance with paragraph (f) of this Section and, if applicable, payment of any break funding expenses under Section 2.16.

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(a)    Except to the extent such excess arises from Protective Advances permitted under Section 2.04 or Overadvances permitted under Section 2.05, in the event and on such occasion that the Aggregate Revolving Exposure exceeds the lesser of (A) the aggregate Revolving Commitments and (B) the Borrowing Base, the Borrowers shall prepay the Revolving Loans, LC Exposure and/or Swingline Loans or cash collateralize LC Exposure in an account with the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 2.06(j), as applicable, in an aggregate amount equal to such excess.
(b)    In the event and on each occasion that any Net Proceeds are received by or on behalf of any Loan Party in respect of any Prepayment Event at any time that full cash dominion is in effect pursuant to Section 7.3 of the Security Agreement, the Borrowers shall, within two (2) Business Days after such Net Proceeds are received by any Loan Party, remit such Net Proceeds to the Collection Account, after which such Net Proceeds shall be applied to the Obligations in accordance with Section 2.10(b).
(c)    The Borrower Representative shall notify the Administrative Agent (and, in the case of prepayment of a Swingline Loan, the Swingline Lender) by telephone (confirmed by facsimile) of any prepayment hereunder not later than 10:00 a.m., California time, (A) in the case of prepayment of a Eurodollar Revolving Borrowing, three (3) Business Days before the date of prepayment, or (B) in the case of prepayment of a CBFR on the date of prepayment. Each such notice shall be irrevocable and shall specify the prepayment date and the principal amount of each Borrowing or portion thereof to be prepaid; provided that, if a notice of prepayment is given in connection with a conditional notice of termination of the Revolving Commitments as contemplated by Section 2.09, then such notice of prepayment may be revoked if such notice of termination is revoked in accordance with Section 2.09. Promptly following receipt of any such notice relating to a Revolving Borrowing, the Administrative Agent shall advise the Lenders of the contents thereof. Each partial prepayment of any Revolving Borrowing shall be in an amount that would be permitted in the case of an advance of a Revolving Borrowing of the same Type as provided in Section 2.02. Each prepayment of a Revolving Borrowing shall be applied ratably to the Revolving Loans included in the prepaid Borrowing. Prepayments shall be accompanied by (i) accrued interest to the extent required by Section 2.13 and (ii) break funding payments pursuant to Section 2.16.
SECTION 2.12    Fees. (a) The Borrowers agree to pay to the Administrative Agent for the ratable account of each Lender a commitment fee, which shall accrue at the Commitment Fee Rate on the average daily amount of the Available Revolving Commitment of such Lender during the period from and including the Effective Date to but excluding the date on which the Revolving Commitments terminate. Accrued commitment fees shall be payable in arrears on the first Business Day of each calendar month and on the date on which the Revolving Commitments terminate, commencing on the first such date to occur after the date hereof. All commitment fees shall be computed on the basis of a year of 360 days and shall be payable for the actual number of days elapsed, (including the first day but excluding the last day).
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Eurodollar Revolving Loans on the average daily amount of such Lender’s LC Exposure (excluding any portion thereof attributable to unreimbursed LC Disbursements) during the period from and including the Effective Date to but excluding the later of the date on which such Lender’s Revolving Commitment terminates and the date on which such Lender ceases to have any LC Exposure, and (ii) to the Issuing Bank a fronting fee, which shall accrue at the rate of 0.125% per annum (or such lower amount as may be agreed by the Issuing Bank and the Borrower Representative) on the average daily amount of the LC Exposure (excluding any portion thereof attributable to unreimbursed LC Disbursements) attributable to Letters of Credit issued by the Issuing Bank during the period from and including the Effective Date to but excluding the later of the date of termination of the Revolving Commitments and the date on which there ceases to be any LC Exposure, as well as the Issuing Bank’s standard fees and commissions with respect to the issuance, amendment, cancellation, negotiation, transfer, presentment, renewal or extension of any Letter of Credit or processing of drawings thereunder. Participation fees and fronting fees accrued through and including the last day of each calendar month shall be payable on the first Business Day of each calendar month following such last day, commencing on the first such date to occur after the Effective Date; provided that all such fees shall be payable on the date on which the Revolving Commitments terminate and any such fees accruing after the date on which the Revolving Commitments terminate shall be payable on demand. Any other fees payable to the Issuing Bank pursuant to this paragraph shall be payable within ten (10) days after written demand. All participation fees and fronting fees shall be computed on the basis of a year of 360 days and shall be payable for the actual number of days elapsed (including the first day but excluding the last day).
(c)    The Borrowers agree to pay to the Administrative Agent, for its own account, fees payable in the amounts and at the times separately agreed upon between the Borrowers and the Administrative Agent.
(d)    All fees payable hereunder shall be paid on the dates due, in immediately available funds, to the Administrative Agent (or to the Issuing Bank, in the case of fees payable to it) for distribution, in the case of commitment fees and participation fees, to the Lenders. Fees paid shall not be refundable under any circumstances.
SECTION 2.13    Interest. (a) With respect to all Loans in an aggregate amount up to the FILO Formula Amount:
(i)    the Loans comprising each CBFR Borrowing (including each Swingline Loan) shall bear interest at the CB Floating Rate plus the Applicable Rate plus 0.3750.50%; and
(ii)    the Loans comprising each Eurodollar Borrowing shall bear interest at the Adjusted LIBO Rate for the Interest Period in effect for such Borrowing plus the Applicable Rate plus 0.3750.50%.
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(i)    the Loans comprising each CBFR Borrowing (including each Swingline Loan) shall bear interest at the CB Floating Rate plus the Applicable Rate plus 0.375%; and
(ii)    the Loans comprising each Eurodollar Borrowing shall bear interest at the Adjusted LIBO Rate for the Interest Period in effect for such Borrowing plus the Applicable Rate plus 0.375%.
(c)    (b)With respect to all Loans in excess of the Formula Amount:
(i)    the Loans comprising each CBFR Borrowing (including each Swingline Loan) shall bear interest at the CB Floating Rate plus the Applicable Rate; and
(ii)    the Loans comprising each Eurodollar Borrowing shall bear interest at the Adjusted LIBO Rate for the Interest Period in effect for such Borrowing plus the Applicable Rate.
(d)    (c)Each Protective Advance and each Overadvance shall bear interest at the CB Floating Rate plus the Applicable Rate for Revolving Loans plus 2%.
(e)    (d)Notwithstanding the foregoing, upon the occurrence and during the continuation of a Specified Event of Default, the Administrative Agent or the Required Lenders may, at their option, by written notice to the Borrower Representative (which notice may be revoked at the option of the Required Lenders notwithstanding any provision of Section 9.02 requiring the consent of “each Lender affected thereby” for reductions in interest rates), declare that (i) all Loans shall bear interest at 2% plus the rate otherwise applicable to such Loans as provided in the preceding paragraphs of this Section or (ii) in the case of any other amount outstanding hereunder, such amount shall accrue at 2% plus the rate applicable to such fee or other obligation as provided hereunder.
(f)    (e)Accrued interest on each Loan (for CBFR Loans, accrued through the last day of the prior calendar month) shall be payable in arrears on each Interest Payment Date for such Loan and upon termination of the Commitments; provided that (i) interest accrued pursuant to paragraph (d) of this Section shall be payable on demand, (ii) in the event of any repayment or prepayment of any Loan (other than a prepayment of a CBFR Revolving Loan prior to the end of the Availability Period), accrued interest on the principal amount repaid or prepaid shall be payable on the date of such repayment or prepayment and (iii) in the event of any conversion of any Eurodollar Loan prior to the end of the current Interest Period therefor, accrued interest on such Loan shall be payable on the effective date of such conversion.
(g)    (f)All interest hereunder shall be computed on the basis of a year of 360 days, except that interest computed by reference to the CB Floating Rate shall be computed on the basis of a year of 365 days (or 366 days in a leap year), and in each case shall be payable for the actual number of days elapsed (including the first day but excluding the last day). The applicable CB Floating Rate, Adjusted LIBO Rate or LIBO Rate shall be determined by the Administrative Agent, and such determination shall be conclusive absent manifest error.
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(i)    the Administrative Agent determines (which determination shall be conclusive and binding absent manifest error) that adequate and reasonable means do not exist for ascertaining, (including, without limitation, by means of an Interpolated Rate) the Adjusted LIBO Rate or the LIBO Rate, as applicable, for such Interest Period; or
(ii)    the Administrative Agent is advised by the Required Lenders that the Adjusted LIBO Rate or the LIBO Rate, as applicable, for the applicable Interest Period will not adequately and fairly reflect the cost to such Lenders (or Lender) of making or maintaining their Loans included in such Borrowing for such Interest Period;
then the Administrative Agent shall give notice thereof to the Borrower Representative and the Lenders by electronic communication as provided in Section 9.01 as promptly as practicable thereafter and, until the Administrative Agent notifies the Borrower Representative and the Lenders that the circumstances giving rise to such notice no longer exist, (i) any Interest Election Request that requests the conversion of any Borrowing to, or continuation of any Borrowing as, a Eurodollar Borrowing shall be ineffective and any such Eurodollar Borrowing shall be repaid on the last day of the then current Interest Period applicable thereto, and (ii) if any Borrowing Request requests a Eurodollar Borrowing, such Borrowing shall be made as a CBFR Borrowing.
(b)    If any Change in Law shall make it unlawful or impossible for any Lender to make, maintain or fund any Eurodollar Loan and such Lender shall so notify the Administrative Agent, the Administrative Agent shall promptly give notice thereof to the Borrower Representative and the other Lenders, whereupon until such Lender notifies the Administrative Agent and the Borrower Representative that the circumstances giving rise to such suspension no longer exist, the obligation of such Lender to make Eurodollar Loans, or to continue or convert outstanding Loans as or into Eurodollar, shall be suspended. In the case of the making of a Eurodollar Borrowing, such Lender’s Loan shall be made as a CBFR Borrowing as part of the same Revolving Borrowing for the same Interest Period and, if the affected Eurodollar Loan is then outstanding, such Loan shall be converted to a CBFR Loan either (i) on the last day of the then current Interest Period applicable to such Eurodollar Loan if such Lender may lawfully continue to maintain such Loan to such date or (ii) immediately if such Lender shall determine that it may not lawfully continue to maintain such Eurodollar Loan to such date. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the affected Lender shall, prior to giving such notice to the Administrative Agent, designate a different lending office if such designation would avoid the need for giving such notice and if such designation would not otherwise be disadvantageous to such Lender in the good faith exercise of its discretion.
SECTION 2.15    Increased Costs. (a) If any Change in Law shall:
(i)    impose, modify or deem applicable any reserve, special deposit, liquidity or similar requirement (including any compulsory loan requirement, insurance charge or other assessment) against assets of, deposits with or for the account of, or credit extended by, any Lender (except any such reserve requirement reflected in the Adjusted LIBO Rate) or the Issuing Bank;

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(ii)    impose on any Lender or the Issuing Bank or the London interbank market any other condition, cost or expense (other than Taxes) affecting this Agreement or Loans made by such Lender or any Letter of Credit or participation therein; or
(iii)    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;
and the result of any of the foregoing shall be to increase the cost to such Lender or such other Recipient of making, continuing, converting into or maintaining any Loan (or of maintaining its obligation to make any such Loan) or to increase the cost to such Lender, the Issuing Bank or such other Recipient of participating in, issuing or maintaining any Letter of Credit or to reduce the amount of any sum received or receivable by such Lender, the Issuing Bank or such other Recipient hereunder (whether of principal, interest or otherwise), then the Borrowers will pay to such Lender, the Issuing Bank or such other Recipient, as the case may be, such additional amount or amounts as will compensate such Lender, the Issuing Bank or such other Recipient, as the case may be, for such additional costs incurred or reduction suffered.
(b)    If any Lender or the Issuing Bank determines that any Change in Law regarding capital or liquidity requirements has or would have the effect of reducing the rate of return on such Lender’s or the Issuing Bank’s capital or on the capital of such Lender’s or the Issuing Bank’s holding company, if any, as a consequence of this Agreement, the Commitments of, 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 the Issuing Bank, to a level below that which such Lender or the Issuing Bank or such Lender’s or the Issuing Bank’s holding company could have achieved but for such Change in Law (taking into consideration such Lender’s or the Issuing Bank’s policies and the policies of such Lender’s or the Issuing Bank’s holding company with respect to capital adequacy and liquidity), then from time to time the Borrowers will pay to such Lender or the Issuing Bank, as the case may be, such additional amount or amounts as will compensate such Lender or the Issuing Bank or such Lender’s or the Issuing Bank’s holding company for any such reduction suffered.
(c)    A certificate of a Lender or the Issuing Bank setting forth the amount or amounts necessary to compensate such Lender or the Issuing Bank or its holding company, as the case may be, as specified in paragraph (a) or (b) of this Section shall be delivered to the Borrower Representative accompanied by a certificate setting forth in reasonable detail any amount or amounts and upon such delivery of such items, shall be conclusive absent manifest error. The Borrowers shall pay such Lender or the Issuing Bank, as the case may be, the amount shown as due on any such certificate within ten (10) days after receipt thereof.
(d)    Failure or delay on the part of any Lender or the Issuing Bank to demand compensation pursuant to this Section shall not constitute a waiver of such Lender’s or the Issuing Bank’s right to demand such compensation; provided that the Borrowers shall not be required to compensate a Lender or the Issuing Bank pursuant to this Section for any increased costs or reductions incurred more than 180 days prior to the date that such Lender or the Issuing Bank, as

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the case may be, notifies the Borrower Representative of the Change in Law giving rise to such increased costs or reductions and of such Lender’s or the Issuing Bank’s intention to claim compensation therefor; provided further that, if the Change in Law giving rise to such increased costs or reductions is retroactive, then the 180-day period referred to above shall be extended to include the period of retroactive effect thereof.
SECTION 2.16    Break Funding Payments. In the event of (a) the payment of any principal of any Eurodollar Loan other than on the last day of an Interest Period applicable thereto (including as a result of an Event of Default or as a result of any prepayment pursuant to Section 2.11), (b) the conversion of any Eurodollar Loan other than on the last day of the Interest Period applicable thereto, (c) the failure to borrow, convert, continue or prepay any Eurodollar Loan on the date specified in any notice delivered pursuant hereto (regardless of whether such notice may be revoked under Section 2.09(d) and is revoked in accordance therewith), or (d) the assignment of any Eurodollar Loan other than on the last day of the Interest Period applicable thereto as a result of a request by the Borrower Representative pursuant to Section 2.19 or 9.02(d), then, in any such event, the Borrowers shall compensate each Lender for the loss, cost and expense (excluding any loss of margin or profit therefrom) attributable to such event. In the case of a Eurodollar Loan, such loss, cost or expense to any Lender shall be deemed to include an amount determined by such Lender to be the excess, if any, of (i) the amount of interest which would have accrued on the principal amount of such Eurodollar Loan had such event not occurred, at the Adjusted LIBO Rate that would have been applicable to such Eurodollar Loan (but not including the Applicable Rate, margin or profit applicable thereto), for the period from the date of such event to the last day of the then current Interest Period therefor (or, in the case of a failure to borrow, convert or continue, for the period that would have been the Interest Period for such Eurodollar Loan), over (ii) the amount of interest which would accrue on such principal amount for such period at the interest rate which such Lender would bid were it to bid, at the commencement of such period, for dollar deposits of a comparable amount and period from other banks in the eurodollar market. A certificate of any Lender setting forth in reasonable detail any amount or amounts that such Lender is entitled to receive pursuant to this Section shall be delivered to the Borrower Representative and upon delivery of such items shall be conclusive absent manifest error. The Borrowers shall pay such Lender the amount shown as due on any such certificate within ten (10) days after receipt thereof.
SECTION 2.17    Withholding of Taxes; Gross-Up. (0) Payments Free 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 law. If any applicable law (as determined in the good faith discretion of an applicable Withholding Agent) requires 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 Party shall be increased as necessary so that after such deduction or withholding has been made (including such deductions and withholdings applicable to additional sums payable under this Section 2.17) the applicable Recipient receives an amount equal to the sum it would have received had no such deduction or withholding been made.

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(a)    Payment of Other Taxes by the Borrowers. 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, Other Taxes.
(b)    Evidence of Payment. As soon as practicable after any payment of Taxes by any Loan Party to a Governmental Authority pursuant to this Section 2.17, such Loan Party 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 the return reporting such payment or other evidence of such payment reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.
(c)    Indemnification by the Loan Parties. The Loan Parties shall jointly and severally indemnify each Recipient, within ten (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) payable or paid by such Recipient or required to be withheld or deducted from a payment to such Recipient and any 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 any 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.
(d)    Indemnification by the Lenders. Each Lender shall severally indemnify the Administrative Agent, within ten (10) days after demand therefor, for (i) 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 the Loan Parties to do so), (ii) any Taxes attributable to such Lender’s failure to comply with the provisions of Section 9.04(c) relating to the maintenance of a Participant Register and (iii) any Excluded Taxes attributable to such Lender, in each case, that are payable or paid by the Administrative Agent 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 any Loan Document or otherwise payable by the Administrative Agent to such Lender from any other source against any amount due to the Administrative Agent under this paragraph (e).
(e)    Status of Lenders. (0) 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 Borrower Representative and the Administrative Agent, at the time or times reasonably requested by the Borrower Representative or the Administrative Agent, such properly completed and executed documentation reasonably requested by the Borrower Representative 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 Borrower Representative or the Administrative Agent, shall deliver such other documentation prescribed by applicable law

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or reasonably requested by the Borrower Representative or the Administrative Agent as will enable the Borrowers or the Administrative Agent to determine whether or not such Lender is subject to backup withholding or information reporting requirements. 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 2.17(f)(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.
(i)    Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, in the event that any Borrower is a U.S. Person,
(A)    any Lender that is a U.S. Person shall deliver to the Borrower Representative 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 Borrower Representative or the Administrative Agent), executed originals 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 Borrower Representative 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 Borrower Representative or the Administrative Agent), whichever of the following is applicable:
(1)    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 originals of IRS Form W-8BEN or W-8BEN-E 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 or W-8BEN-E 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;
(2)    in the case of a Foreign Lender claiming that its extension of credit will generate U.S. effectively connected income, executed originals of IRS Form W-8ECI;
(3)    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 in form and substance satisfactory to Administrative Agent 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 a 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 originals of IRS Form W-8BEN or W-8BEN-E; or

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(4)    to the extent a Foreign Lender is not the Beneficial Owner, executed originals of IRS Form W-8IMY, accompanied by IRS Form W-8ECI, IRS Form W-8BEN, a U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate in form and substance satisfactory to Administrative Agent, 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 in form and substance satisfactory to Administrative Agent 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 Borrower Representative 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 Borrower Representative or the Administrative Agent), executed originals 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 Borrowers 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 Borrower Representative and the Administrative Agent at the time or times prescribed by law and at such time or times reasonably requested by the Borrower Representative 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 Borrower Representative or the Administrative Agent as may be necessary for the Borrowers 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.
Each Lender agrees that if any form or certification it previously delivered expires or becomes obsolete or inaccurate in any respect, it shall update such form or certification or promptly notify the Borrower Representative and the Administrative Agent in writing of its legal inability to do so.
(f)    Treatment of Certain Refunds. If any party 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 pursuant to this Section 2.17 (including by the payment of additional amounts pursuant to this Section 2.17), it shall pay to the indemnifying party an amount equal to such refund (but only to the extent of indemnity payments made under this Section 2.17 with respect to the Taxes giving rise to such refund), net of all out-of-pocket expenses (including Taxes) of such indemnified party

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and without interest (other than any interest paid by the relevant Governmental Authority with respect to such refund). Such indemnifying party, upon the request of such indemnified party, shall repay to such indemnified party the amount paid over pursuant to this paragraph (g) (plus any penalties, interest or other charges imposed by the relevant Governmental Authority) in the event that such indemnified party is required to repay such refund to such Governmental Authority. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this paragraph (g), in no event will the indemnified party be required to pay any amount to an indemnifying party pursuant to this paragraph (g) the payment of which would place the indemnified party in a less favorable net after-Tax position than the indemnified party would have been in if the Tax subject to indemnification and giving rise to such refund had not been deducted, withheld or otherwise imposed and the indemnification payments or additional amounts giving rise to such refund had never been paid. This paragraph (g) shall not be construed to require any indemnified party to make available its Tax returns (or any other information relating to its Taxes that it deems confidential) to the indemnifying party or any other Person.
(g)    Survival. Each party’s obligations under this Section 2.17 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 obligations under any Loan Document.
(h)    Defined Terms. For purposes of this Section 2.17, the term “applicable law” includes FATCA and the term “Lender” includes any Issuing Bank.
SECTION 2.18    Payments Generally; Allocation of Proceeds; Sharing of Set-offs. (0) The Borrowers shall make each payment required to be made by them hereunder (whether of principal, interest, fees or reimbursement of LC Disbursements, or of amounts payable under Section 2.15, 2.16 or 2.17, or otherwise) prior to 12:00 p.m., California time, on the date when due, in immediately available funds, without setoff or counterclaim. Any amounts received after such time on any date may, in the discretion of the Administrative Agent, be deemed to have been received on the next succeeding Business Day for purposes of calculating interest thereon. All such payments shall be made to the Administrative Agent at its offices at 10 South Dearborn Street, 22nd Floor, Chicago, Illinois, except payments to be made directly to the Issuing Bank or Swingline Lender as expressly provided herein and except that payments pursuant to Sections 2.15, 2.16, 2.17 and 9.03 shall be made directly to the Persons entitled thereto. The Administrative Agent shall distribute any such payments received by it for the account of any other Person to the appropriate recipient promptly following receipt thereof. If any payment hereunder shall be due on a day that is not a Business Day, the date for payment shall be extended to the next succeeding Business Day, and, in the case of any payment accruing interest, interest thereon shall be payable for the period of such extension. All payments hereunder shall be made in dollars.
(a)    Any proceeds of Collateral received by the Administrative Agent (i) not constituting either (A) a specific payment of principal, interest, fees or other sum payable under the Loan Documents (which shall be applied as specified by the Borrowers), or (B) amounts to be applied from the Collection Account when full cash dominion is in effect (which shall be applied in accordance with Section 2.10(b)) or (ii) after an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing

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and the Administrative Agent so elects or the Required Lenders so direct, shall be applied ratably first, to pay any fees, indemnities, or expense reimbursements including amounts then due to the Administrative Agent and the Issuing Bank from the Borrowers (other than in connection with Banking Services Obligations or Swap Agreement Obligations), second, to pay any fees or expense reimbursements then due to the Lenders from the Borrowers (other than in connection with Banking Services Obligations or Swap Agreement Obligations), third, to pay interest due in respect of the Overadvances and Protective Advances, fourth, to pay the principal of the Overadvances and Protective Advances, fifth, to pay interest then due and payable on the Loans (other than the Overadvances and Protective Advances) ratably, sixth, to prepay principal on the Loans (other than the Overadvances and Protective Advances) and unreimbursed LC Disbursements and to pay any amounts owing with respect to Swap Agreement Obligations up to and including the amount most recently provided to the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 2.22, for which Reserves have been established ratably), seventh, to pay an amount to the Administrative Agent equal to one hundred five percent (105%) of the aggregate LC Exposure, to be held as cash collateral for such Obligations, eighth, to payment of any amounts owing with respect to Banking Services Obligations and Swap Agreement Obligations up to and including the amount most recently provided to the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 2.22, and to the extent not paid pursuant to clause sixth above, and ninth, to the payment of any other Secured Obligation due to the Administrative Agent or any Lender by the Borrowers. Notwithstanding the foregoing amounts received from any Loan Party shall not be applied to any Excluded Swap Obligation of such Loan Party. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Agreement, unless so directed by the Borrower Representative, or unless an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, neither the Administrative Agent nor any Lender shall apply any payment which it receives to any Eurodollar Loan of a Class, except (a) on the expiration date of the Interest Period applicable thereto or (b) in the event, and only to the extent, that there are no outstanding CBFR Loans of the same Class and, in any such event, the Borrowers shall pay the break funding payment required in accordance with Section 2.16. The Administrative Agent and the Lenders shall have the continuing and exclusive right to apply and reverse and reapply any and all such proceeds and payments to any portion of the Secured Obligations.
(b)    At the election of the Administrative Agent, all payments of principal, interest, LC Disbursements, fees, premiums, reimbursable expenses (including, without limitation, all reimbursement for fees, costs and expenses pursuant to Section 9.03), and other sums payable under the Loan Documents, may be paid from the proceeds of Borrowings made hereunder whether made following a request by the Borrower Representative pursuant to Section 2.03 or a deemed request as provided in this Section or may be deducted from any deposit account of any Borrower maintained with the Administrative Agent. The Borrowers hereby irrevocably authorize (i) the Administrative Agent to make a Borrowing for the purpose of paying each payment of principal, interest and fees as it becomes due hereunder or any other amount due under the Loan Documents and agrees that all such amounts charged shall constitute Loans (including Swingline Loans and Overadvances, but such a Borrowing may only constitute a Protective Advance if it is to reimburse costs, fees and expenses as described in Section 9.03) and that all such Borrowings shall be deemed to have been requested pursuant to Section 2.03, 2.04 or 2.05, as applicable, and (ii) the Administrative Agent to charge any deposit account of any Borrower maintained with the

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Administrative Agent for each payment of principal, interest and fees as it becomes due hereunder or any other amount due under the Loan Documents.
(c)    If, except as otherwise expressly provided herein, any Lender shall, by exercising any right of setoff or counterclaim or otherwise, obtain payment in respect of any principal of or interest on any of its Loans or participations in LC Disbursements resulting in such Lender receiving payment of a greater proportion of the aggregate amount of its Loans and participations in LC Disbursements and Swingline Loans and accrued interest thereon than the proportion received by any other similarly situated Lender, then the Lender receiving such greater proportion shall purchase (for cash at face value) participations in the Loans and participations in LC Disbursements and Swingline Loans of other Lenders to the extent necessary so that the benefit of all such payments shall be shared by all such Lenders ratably in accordance with the aggregate amount of principal of and accrued interest on their respective Loans and participations in LC Disbursements and Swingline Loans; provided that (i) if any such participations are purchased and all or any portion of the payment giving rise thereto is recovered, such participations shall be rescinded and the purchase price restored to the extent of such recovery, without interest, and (ii) the provisions of this paragraph shall not be construed to apply to any payment made by the Borrowers pursuant to and in accordance with the express terms of this Agreement or any payment obtained by a Lender as consideration for the assignment of or sale of a participation in any of its Loans or participations in LC Disbursements or Swingline Loans to any assignee or participant, other than to the Borrowers or any Subsidiary or Affiliate thereof (as to which the provisions of this paragraph shall apply). Each Borrower consents to the foregoing and agrees, to the extent it may effectively do so under applicable law, that any Lender acquiring a participation pursuant to the foregoing arrangements may exercise against such Borrower rights of set-off and counterclaim with respect to such participation as fully as if such Lender were a direct creditor of such Borrower in the amount of such participation.
(d)    Unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from the Borrower Representative prior to the date on which any payment is due to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Lenders or the Issuing Bank hereunder that the Borrowers will not make such payment, the Administrative Agent may assume that the Borrowers have made such payment on such date in accordance herewith and may, in reliance upon such assumption, distribute to the Lenders or the Issuing Bank, as the case may be, the amount due. In such event, if the Borrowers have not in fact made such payment, then each of the Lenders or the Issuing Bank, as the case may be, severally agrees to repay to the Administrative Agent forthwith on demand the amount so distributed to such Lender or Issuing Bank with interest thereon, for each day from and including the date such amount is distributed to it to but excluding the date of payment to the Administrative Agent, at the greater of the Federal Funds Effective Rate and a rate determined by the Administrative Agent in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation.
(e)    If any Lender shall fail to make any payment required to be made by it hereunder, then the Administrative Agent may, in its discretion (notwithstanding any contrary provision hereof), (i) apply any amounts thereafter received by the Administrative Agent for the account of such Lender to satisfy such Lender’s obligations hereunder until all such unsatisfied obligations are fully paid and/or (ii) hold any such amounts in a segregated account as cash collateral

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for, and application to, any future funding obligations of such Lender hereunder. Application of amounts pursuant to (i) and (ii) above shall be made in any order determined by the Administrative Agent in its discretion.
(f)    The Administrative Agent may from time to time provide the Borrowers with account statements or invoices with respect to any of the Secured Obligations (the “Statements”). The Administrative Agent is under no duty or obligation to provide Statements, which, if provided, will be solely for the Borrowers’ convenience. Statements may contain estimates of the amounts owed during the relevant billing period, whether of principal, interest, fees or other Secured Obligations. If the Borrowers pay the full amount indicated on a Billing Statement on or before the due date indicated on such Billing Statement, the Borrowers shall not be in default; provided, that acceptance by the Administrative Agent, on behalf of the Lenders, of any payment that is less than the total amount actually due at that time (including but not limited to any past due amounts) shall not constitute a waiver of the Administrative Agent’s or the Lenders’ right to receive payment in full at another time.
SECTION 2.19    Mitigation Obligations; Replacement of Lenders.
(a)    If any Lender requests compensation under Section 2.15, or if the Borrowers are 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 2.17, then such Lender shall 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, such designation or assignment (i) would eliminate or reduce amounts payable pursuant to Section 2.15 or 2.17, as the case may be, in the future and (ii) would not subject such Lender to any unreimbursed cost or expense and would not otherwise be disadvantageous to such Lender. The Borrowers hereby agree to pay all reasonable costs and expenses incurred by any Lender in connection with any such designation or assignment.
(b)    If (i) any Lender requests compensation under Section 2.15, (ii) the Borrowers are 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 2.17, or (iii) any Lender becomes a Defaulting Lender, then the Borrowers may, at their sole expense and effort, upon notice to such Lender and the Administrative Agent, require such Lender to assign and delegate, without recourse (in accordance with and subject to the restrictions contained in Section 9.04), all its interests, rights (other than its existing rights to payments pursuant to Section 2.15 or 2.17) and obligations under this Agreement and other Loan Documents to an assignee that shall assume such obligations (which assignee may be another Lender, if a Lender accepts such assignment); provided that (x) if the Borrowers shall have received the prior written consent of the Administrative Agent (and in circumstances where its consent would be required under Section 9.04, the Issuing Bank and the Swingline Lender), which consent shall not unreasonably be withheld or delayed, (y) such Lender shall have received payment of an amount equal to the outstanding principal of its Loans and funded participations in LC Disbursements and Swingline Loans, accrued interest thereon, accrued fees and all other amounts payable to it hereunder, from the assignee (to the extent of such outstanding principal and accrued interest and fees) or the Borrowers (in the case of all other

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amounts) and (z) in the case of any such assignment resulting from a claim for compensation under Section 2.15 or payments required to be made pursuant to Section 2.17, such assignment will result in a reduction in such compensation or payments. A Lender shall not be required to make any such assignment and delegation if, prior thereto, as a result of a waiver by such Lender or otherwise, the circumstances entitling the Borrowers to require such assignment and delegation cease to apply.
SECTION 2.20    Defaulting Lenders. Notwithstanding any provision of this Agreement to the contrary, if any Lender becomes a Defaulting Lender, then the following provisions shall apply for so long as such Lender is a Defaulting Lender:
(a)    fees shall cease to accrue on the unfunded portion of the Revolving Commitment of such Defaulting Lender pursuant to Section 2.12(a);
(b)    such Defaulting Lender shall not have the right to vote on any issue on which voting is required (other than to the extent expressly provided in Section 9.02(b)) and the Commitment and Revolving Exposure of such Defaulting Lender shall not be included in determining whether the Required Lenders have taken or may take any action hereunder (including any consent to any amendment, waiver or other modification pursuant to Section 9.02) or under any other Loan Document; provided, that, except as otherwise provided in Section 9.02, this clause (b) shall not apply to the vote of a Defaulting Lender in the case of an amendment, waiver or other modification requiring the consent of such Lender or each Lender directly affected thereby;
(c)    if any Swingline Exposure or LC Exposure exists at the time a Lender becomes a Defaulting Lender then:
(i)    all or any part of the Swingline Exposure and LC Exposure of such Defaulting Lender shall be reallocated among the non-Defaulting Lenders in accordance with their respective Applicable Percentages but only (x) to the extent that the conditions set forth in Section 4.02 are satisfied at the time of such reallocation (and, unless the Borrower Representative shall have otherwise notified the Administrative Agent at such time, the Borrowers shall be deemed to have represented and warranted that such conditions are satisfied at such time) and (y) to the extent that such reallocation does not, as to any non-Defaulting Lender, cause such Defaulting Lender’s Revolving Exposure and to exceed its Revolving Commitment;
(ii)    if the reallocation described in clause (i) above cannot, or can only partially, be effected, the Borrowers shall within two (2) Business Days following notice by the Administrative Agent (x) first, prepay such Swingline Exposure and (y) second, cash collateralize, for the benefit of the Issuing Bank, the Borrowers’ obligations corresponding to such Defaulting Lender’s LC Exposure (after giving effect to any partial reallocation pursuant to clause (i) above) in accordance with the procedures set forth in Section 2.06(j) for so long as such LC Exposure is outstanding;
(iii)    if the Borrowers cash collateralize any portion of such Defaulting Lender’s LC Exposure pursuant to clause (ii) above, the Borrowers shall not be required to pay any fees to such Defaulting Lender pursuant to Section 2.12(b) with respect to such Defaulting Lender’s LC Exposure during the period such Defaulting Lender’s LC Exposure is cash collateralized;

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(iv)    if the LC Exposure of the non-Defaulting Lenders is reallocated pursuant to clause (i) above, then the fees payable to the Lenders pursuant to Sections 2.12(a) and 2.12(b) shall be adjusted in accordance with such non-Defaulting Lenders’ Applicable Percentages; and
(v)    if all or any portion of such Defaulting Lender’s LC Exposure is neither reallocated nor cash collateralized pursuant to clause (i) or (ii) above, then, without prejudice to any rights or remedies of the Issuing Bank or any other Lender hereunder, all letter of credit fees payable under Section 2.12(b) with respect to such Defaulting Lender’s LC Exposure shall be payable to the Issuing Bank until and to the extent that such LC Exposure is reallocated and/or cash collateralized; and
(d)    so long as such Lender is a Defaulting Lender, the Issuing Bank shall not be required to issue, amend, renew, extend or increase any Letter of Credit, unless it is satisfied that such Defaulting Lender’s then outstanding LC Exposure will be 100% covered by the Commitments of the non-Defaulting Lenders and/or cash collateral will be provided by the Borrowers in accordance with Section 2.20(c), and LC Exposure related to any newly issued or increased Letter of Credit shall be allocated among non-Defaulting Lenders in a manner consistent with Section 2.20(c)(i) (and such Defaulting Lender shall not participate therein).
If (i) a Bankruptcy Event with respect to the Parent of any Lender shall occur following the date hereof and for so long as such event shall continue or (ii) the Issuing Bank has a good faith belief that any Lender has defaulted in fulfilling its obligations under one or more other agreements in which such Lender commits to extend credit, the Issuing Bank shall not be required to issue, amend or increase any Letter of Credit, unless the Issuing Bank shall have entered into arrangements with the Borrowers or such Lender, satisfactory to the Issuing Bank to defease any risk to it in respect of such Lender hereunder.
In the event that each of the Administrative Agent, the Borrowers and the Issuing Bank agrees that a Defaulting Lender has adequately remedied all matters that caused such Lender to be a Defaulting Lender, then LC Exposure of the Lenders shall be readjusted to reflect the inclusion of such Lender’s Revolving Commitment and on the date of such readjustment such Lender shall purchase at par such of the Loans of the other Lenders (other than Swingline Loans) as the Administrative Agent shall determine may be necessary in order for such Lender to hold such Loans in accordance with its Applicable Percentage.
SECTION 2.21    Returned Payments. If after receipt of any payment which is applied to the payment of all or any part of the Obligations (including a payment effected through exercise of a right of setoff), the Administrative Agent or any Lender is for any reason compelled to surrender such payment or proceeds to any Person because such payment or application of proceeds is invalidated, declared fraudulent, set aside, determined to be void or voidable as a preference, impermissible setoff, or a diversion of trust funds, or for any other reason (including pursuant to any settlement entered into by the Administrative Agent or such Lender in its discretion), then the Obligations or part thereof intended to be satisfied shall be revived and continued and this Agreement shall continue in full force as if such payment or proceeds had not been received by the Administrative Agent or such Lender. The provisions of this Section 2.21 shall be and remain effective

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notwithstanding any contrary action which may have been taken by the Administrative Agent or any Lender in reliance upon such payment or application of proceeds. The provisions of this Section 2.21 shall survive the termination of this Agreement.
SECTION 2.22    Banking Services and Swap Agreements. Each Lender or Affiliate thereof providing Banking Services for, or having Swap Agreements with, any Loan Party or any Subsidiary of a Loan Party shall deliver to the Administrative Agent, promptly after entering into such Banking Services or Swap Agreements, written notice setting forth the aggregate amount of all Banking Services Obligations and Swap Agreement Obligations of such Loan Party or Subsidiary thereof to such Lender or Affiliate (whether matured or unmatured, absolute or contingent). In addition, each such Lender or Affiliate thereof shall deliver to the Administrative Agent, from time to time after a significant change therein or upon a request therefor, a summary of the amounts due or to become due in respect of such Banking Services Obligations and Swap Agreement Obligations. The most recent information provided to the Administrative Agent shall be used in determining the amounts to be applied in respect of such Banking Services Obligations and/or Swap Agreement Obligations pursuant to Section 2.18(b) and which tier of the waterfall, contained in Section 2.18(b), such Banking Services Obligations and/or Swap Agreement Obligations will be placed.
ARTICLE III    

Representations and Warranties
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Each Loan Party represents and warrants to the Lenders that:
SECTION 3.01    Organization; Powers. Each Loan Party and each Subsidiary is duly organized, validly existing and (to the extent the concept is applicable in such jurisdiction and, in the case of any Subsidiary other than a Borrower, except where the failure to do so, individually or in the aggregate, would not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect) in good standing under the laws of the jurisdiction of its organization, has all requisite power and authority to carry on its business as now conducted and, except where the failure to do so, individually or in the aggregate, could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, is qualified to do business, and is in good standing, in every jurisdiction where such qualification is required.
SECTION 3.02    Authorization; Enforceability. The Transactions are within each Loan Party’s organizational powers and have been duly authorized by all necessary organizational actions and, if required, actions by equity holders. Each Loan Document to which each Loan Party is a party has been duly executed and delivered by such Loan Party and constitutes a legal, valid and binding obligation of such Loan Party, enforceable in accordance with its terms, subject to applicable bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, moratorium or other laws affecting creditors’ rights generally and subject to general principles of equity, regardless of whether considered in a proceeding in equity or at law.
SECTION 3.03    Governmental Approvals; No Conflicts. The Transactions (a) do not require any consent or approval of, registration or filing with, or any other action by, any Governmental Authority, except such as have been obtained or made and are in full force and effect and except for filings necessary to perfect Liens created pursuant to the Loan Documents, (b) will

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not violate any Requirement of Law applicable to any Loan Party or any Subsidiary, (c) will not violate or result in a default under any indenture, agreement or other instrument binding upon any Loan Party or any Subsidiary or the assets of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary, or give rise to a right thereunder to require any payment to be made by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary, and (d) will not result in the creation or imposition of any Lien on any asset of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary, except Liens created pursuant to the Loan Documents, except, with respect to clauses (b) and (c) of this Section 3.03, to the extent that such breach, contravention or violation would not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.
SECTION 3.04    Financial Condition; No Material Adverse Change. (0) The Company has heretofore furnished to the Lenders its consolidated balance sheet and statements of income, stockholders equity and cash flows (i) as of and for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2014, reported on by Deloitte & Touche LLP, independent public accountants, and (ii) as of and for the fiscal quarter and the portion of the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014, certified by its Financial Officer. Such financial statements present fairly, in all material respects, the financial position and results of operations and cash flows of the Company and its consolidated Subsidiaries as of such dates and for such periods in accordance with GAAP, subject to normal year‑end audit adjustments and the absence of footnotes in the case of the statements referred to in clause (ii) above.
(a)    No event, change or condition has occurred that has had, or could reasonably be expected to have, a Material Adverse Effect, since June 30, 2014.
SECTION 3.05    Properties. (0) As of the date of this Agreement, Schedule 3.05 sets forth the address of each parcel of real property that is owned or leased by any Loan Party. Each of such leases and subleases is valid and enforceable in accordance with its terms and is in full force and effect, and no default by any party to any such lease or sublease exists, except to the extent the failure of the foregoing to be true could not reasonably be expected, individually or in the aggregate, to result in a Material Adverse Effect. Each of the Loan Parties and each of its Subsidiaries has good and indefeasible title to, or valid leasehold interests in, all of its material real and personal property and all Eligible Inventory, Eligible Equipment, Eligible Accounts, the Farmer Trademark and Eligible Real Property, in each case free of all Liens other than those permitted by Section 6.02.
(a)    Each Loan Party and each Subsidiary owns, or is licensed to use, all trademarks, tradenames, copyrights, patents and other intellectual property necessary to its business as currently conducted, a correct and complete list of which, as of the date of this Agreement, is set forth on Schedule 3.05, and the use thereof by each Loan Party and each Subsidiary does not infringe in any material respect upon the rights of any other Person, and each Loan Party’s and each Subsidiary’s rights thereto are not subject to any licensing agreement or similar arrangement (other than (A) restrictions relating to software licenses that may limit such Loan Party’s ability to transfer or assign any such agreement to a third party and (B) licensing agreements or similar agreements that do not materially impair the ability of the Administrative Agent or the Lenders to avail themselves of their rights of disposal and other rights granted under the Collateral Documents in respect of Inventory).
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knowledge of any Loan Party, threatened against or affecting any Loan Party or any Subsidiary (i) as to which there is a reasonable possibility of an adverse determination and that, if adversely determined, could reasonably be expected, individually or in the aggregate, to result in a Material Adverse Effect (other than the Disclosed Matters) or (ii) that involve any Loan Document or the Transactions.
(a)    Except for the Disclosed Matters or with respect to any other matters that, individually or in the aggregate, could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect (i) as of the Effective Date, no Loan Party or any Subsidiary has received notice of any claim with respect to any Environmental Liability and (ii) no Loan Party or any Subsidiary (A) has failed to comply with any Environmental Law or to obtain, maintain or comply with any permit, license or other approval required under any Environmental Law, (B) has incurred any Environmental Liability or (C) knows of any threatened Environmental Liability.
(b)    Since the date of this Agreement, there has been no change in the status of the Disclosed Matters that, individually or in the aggregate, has resulted in, or materially increased the likelihood of, a Material Adverse Effect.
SECTION 3.07    Compliance with Laws and Agreements; No Default. Except where the failure to do so, individually or in the aggregate, could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, each Loan Party and each Subsidiary is in compliance with (i) all Requirement of Law applicable to it or its property and (ii) all indentures, agreements and other instruments binding upon it or its property. No Default has occurred and is continuing.
SECTION 3.08    Investment Company Status. No Loan Party or any Subsidiary is an “investment company” as defined in, or subject to regulation under, the Investment Company Act of 1940.
SECTION 3.09    Taxes. Each Loan Party and each Subsidiary has timely filed or caused to be filed all federal, state and other material Tax returns and reports required to have been filed and has paid or caused to be paid all federal, state and material local and other Taxes required to have been paid by it, except (a) Taxes that are being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings and for which such Loan Party or such Subsidiary, as applicable, has set aside on its books adequate reserves or (b) Taxes in respect of which the aggregate liability does not exceed $500,000. No tax liens (other than those permitted by Section 6.02) have been filed and no claims in an amount in excess of $500,000 are being asserted with respect to any such taxes other than those that are being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings and for which such Loan Party or such Subsidiary, as applicable, has set aside on its books adequate reserves.
SECTION 3.10    ERISA. Except as would not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, (i) no ERISA Event has occurred or is reasonably expected to occur and (ii) the present value of all accumulated benefit obligations under each Plan (based on the assumptions used for purposes of Statement of Financial Accounting Standards No. 87) did not, as of the date of the most recent financial statements reflecting such amounts, exceed the fair market value of the assets of such Plan.

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SECTION 3.11    Disclosure. (a) None of the reports, financial statements, certificates or other information furnished by or on behalf of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary to the Administrative Agent or any Lender in connection with the negotiation of this Agreement or any other Loan Document (other than projections, other forward looking information and information of a general economic or industry specific nature), 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 Loan Parties represent only that such information was prepared in good faith based upon assumptions believed to be reasonable at the time delivered and, if such projected financial information was delivered prior to the Effective Date, as of the Effective Date (it being understood that projections are subject to inherent uncertainties and contingencies which may be outside the control of any Loan Party and that no assurance can be given that such projected financial information will be realized). (b) As of the Third Amendment Effective Date, to the best knowledge of the Borrowers, the information included in the Beneficial Ownership Certification provided on or prior to the Third Amendment Effective Date to any Lender in connection with this Agreement is true and correct in all respects.
SECTION 3.12    Intentionally Omitted.
SECTION 3.13    Solvency. (0) Immediately after the consummation of the Transactions to occur on the Effective Date, (i) the fair value of the respective assets of (A) the Borrowers and (B) the Loan Parties, in each case on a consolidated basis and at a fair valuation, will exceed their respective debts and liabilities, subordinated, contingent or otherwise; (ii) the present fair saleable value of the respective property of (A) the Borrowers and (B) the Loan Parties, in each case on a consolidated basis, will be greater than the amount that will be required to pay the probable liability of their respective debts and other liabilities, subordinated, contingent or otherwise, as such debts and other liabilities become absolute and matured; (iii) (A) the Borrowers and (B) the Loan Parties, in each case on a consolidated basis, will be able to pay their respective debts and liabilities, subordinated, contingent or otherwise, as such debts and liabilities become absolute and matured; and (iv) (A) the Borrowers and (B) the Loan Parties, in each case on a consolidated basis, will not have unreasonably small capital with which to conduct their respective business in which they are engaged as such business is now conducted and is proposed to be conducted after the Effective Date.
(a)    The (i) Borrowers and (ii) Company and its Subsidiaries, in each case taken as a whole, do not intend to, or believe that they will, incur debts beyond their ability to pay such debts as they mature in the ordinary course of business.
SECTION 3.14    Insurance. Schedule 3.14 sets forth a description of all insurance maintained by or on behalf of the Loan Parties and their Subsidiaries as of the Effective Date. As of the Effective Date, no premiums in respect of such insurance are overdue. Each Borrower maintains, and has caused each Subsidiary to maintain, with financially sound and reputable insurance companies, insurance on all their real and personal property in such amounts, subject to such deductibles and self-insurance retentions and covering such properties and risks as are adequate

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and comparable to those customarily maintained by companies engaged in the same or similar lines of businesses operating in the same or similar locations.
SECTION 3.15    Capitalization and Subsidiaries. Schedule 3.15 sets forth, as of the Effective Date, (a) a correct and complete list of the name and relationship to the Company of each and all of the Company’s Subsidiaries, (b) a true and complete listing of each class of each Borrower’s authorized Equity Interests all of which are owned beneficially and of record by the Persons identified on Schedule 3.15, and (c) the type of entity of the Company and each of its Subsidiaries. All of the issued and outstanding Equity Interests owned by any Loan Party have been (to the extent such concepts are relevant with respect to such ownership interests) duly authorized and validly issued and are fully paid and non‑assessable. There are no outstanding commitments or other obligations of any Loan Party (other than the Company) to issue, and no options, warrants or other rights of any Person to acquire, any shares of any class of capital stock or other equity interests of any Loan Party. (other than the Company). As of the Effective Date, other than in respect of any stock incentive program, there are no outstanding commitments or other obligations of the Company to issue, and no options, warrants or other rights of any Person to acquire, any shares of any class of capital stock or other equity interests of the Company.
SECTION 3.16    Security Interest in Collateral. The provisions of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents create legal and valid Liens on the Collateral in favor of the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Secured Parties, and such Liens constitute perfected and continuing Liens on the Collateral, securing the Secured Obligations, enforceable against the applicable Loan Party and having priority over all other Liens on the Collateral except in the case of (a) Liens permitted by Section 6.02, to the extent any such Liens would have priority over the Liens in favor of the Administrative Agent pursuant to any applicable law or an agreement permitted hereunder, (b) Liens perfected only by possession (including possession of any certificate of title) to the extent the Administrative Agent has not obtained or does not maintain possession of such Collateral and (c) Liens perfected only by control, filing or recording to the extent that, despite due authorization by the applicable Loan Party, the Administrative Agent has not obtained control or has not recorded such Lien.
SECTION 3.17    Employment Matters. As of the Effective Date, there are no strikes, lockouts or organized slowdowns against any Loan Party or any Subsidiary pending or, to the knowledge of any Loan Party, threatened. Except as would not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, (i) the hours worked by and payments made to employees of the Loan Parties and their Subsidiaries have not been in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act or any other applicable Federal, state, local or foreign law dealing with such matters and (ii) all payments due from any Loan Party or any Subsidiary, or for which any claim may be made against any Loan Party or any Subsidiary, on account of wages and employee health and welfare insurance and other benefits, have been paid or accrued as a liability on the books of such Loan Party or such Subsidiary.
SECTION 3.18    Reserve Regulations. No part of the proceeds of any Loan or Letter of Credit has been used, whether directly or indirectly, for any purpose that entails a violation of any of the Regulations of the Board, including Regulations T, U and X.

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SECTION 3.19    Use of Proceeds. The proceeds of the Loans have been used and will be used, whether directly or indirectly as set forth in Section 5.08.
SECTION 3.20    Burdensome Restrictions. No Loan Party is subject to any Burdensome Restrictions except Burdensome Restrictions permitted under Section 6.10.
SECTION 3.21    Corruption Laws and Sanctions. Each Loan Party has implemented and maintains in effect policies and procedures designed to ensure compliance by such Loan Party, its Subsidiaries and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents with Anti-Corruption Laws and applicable Sanctions, and such Loan Party, its Subsidiaries and their respective officers and, to the knowledge of such Loan Party, its directors, employees and agents, are in compliance with Anti-Corruption Laws and applicable Sanctions in all material respects. None of (a) any Loan Party, any Subsidiary or, to the knowledge of any such Loan Party or Subsidiary, any of their respective directors, officers or employees, or (b) to the knowledge of any such Loan Party or Subsidiary, any agent of such Loan Party or any Subsidiary that will act in any capacity in connection with or benefit from the credit facility established hereby, is a Sanctioned Person. No Borrowing or Letter of Credit, use of proceeds, Transaction or other transaction contemplated by this Agreement or the other Loan Documents will violate Anti-Corruption Laws or applicable Sanctions. To the extent applicable, each Loan Party and each Subsidiary is in compliance, in all material respects, with (x) the Trading with the Enemy Act, as amended, and each of the foreign asset control regulations of the United States Treasury Department (31 CFR, Subtitle B, Chapter V, as amended) and any other enabling legislation or executive order relating thereto, and (y) the USA PATRIOT Act.
SECTION 3.22    Common Enterprise. The successful operation and condition of each of the Loan Parties is dependent on the continued successful performance of the functions of the group of the Loan Parties as a whole and the successful operation of each of the Loan Parties is dependent on the successful performance and operation of each other Loan Party. Each Loan Party expects to derive benefit (and its board of directors or other governing body has determined that it may reasonably be expected to derive benefit), directly and indirectly, from (i) successful operations of each of the other Loan Parties and (ii) the credit extended by the Lenders to the Borrowers hereunder, both in their separate capacities and as members of the group of companies. Each Loan Party has determined that execution, delivery, and performance of this Agreement and any other Loan Documents to be executed by such Loan Party is within its purpose, in furtherance of its direct and/or indirect business interests, will be of direct and/or indirect benefit to such Loan Party, and is in its best interest.
ARTICLE IV    

Conditions
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SECTION 4.01    Effective Date. The obligations of the Lenders to make Loans and of the Issuing Bank to issue Letters of Credit hereunder shall not become effective until the date on which each of the following conditions is satisfied (or waived in accordance with Section 9.02 and in each case subject to Section 5.16):

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(a)    Credit Agreement and Other Loan Documents. The Administrative Agent (or its counsel) shall have received (i) from each party hereto either (A) a counterpart of this Agreement signed on behalf of such party or (B) written evidence satisfactory to the Administrative Agent (which may include facsimile or other electronic transmission of a signed signature page of this Agreement) that such party has signed a counterpart of this Agreement, (ii) either (A) a counterpart of each other Loan Document signed on behalf of each party thereto or (B) written evidence satisfactory to the Administrative Agent (which may include facsimile or other electronic transmission of a signed signature page thereof) that each such party has signed a counterpart of such Loan Document, (iii) such other certificates, documents, instruments and agreements as the Administrative Agent shall reasonably request in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, including any promissory notes requested by a Lender pursuant to Section 2.10 payable to the order of each such requesting Lender and (iv) a customary legal opinion of the Loan Parties’ counsel, addressed to the Administrative Agent, the Issuing Bank and the Lenders (together with any other real estate related opinions separately described herein, if any), all in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and its counsel.
(b)    Financial Statements and Projections. The Lenders shall have received (i) audited consolidated financial statements of the Company for the 2013 and 2014 fiscal years of Company, (ii) unaudited interim consolidated financial statements (limited to balance sheets and income statements in the case of monthly financial statements which are not the end of a fiscal quarter of the Company) of the Company for each fiscal month and quarter ended after the date of the latest applicable financial statements delivered pursuant to clause (i) of this paragraph as to which such financial statements are available.
(c)    Closing Certificates; Certified Certificate of Incorporation; Good Standing Certificates. The Administrative Agent shall have received (i) a certificate of each Loan Party, dated the Effective Date and executed by its Secretary or Assistant Secretary, which shall (A) certify the resolutions of its Board of Directors, members or other body authorizing the execution, delivery and performance of the Loan Documents to which it is a party, (B) identify by name and title and bear the signatures of the officers of such Loan Party authorized to sign the Loan Documents to which it is a party and (C) contain appropriate attachments, including the certificate or articles of incorporation or organization of each Loan Party certified by the relevant authority of the jurisdiction of organization of such Loan Party and a true and correct copy of its by‑laws or operating, management or partnership agreement, or other organizational or governing documents, and (ii) a good standing certificate for each Loan Party from its jurisdiction of organization or the substantive equivalent available in the jurisdiction of organization for each Loan Party from the appropriate governmental officer in such jurisdiction.
(d)    No Default Certificate. The Administrative Agent shall have received a certificate, signed by a Financial Officer of each Borrower, dated as of the Effective Date (i) stating that no Default has occurred and is continuing, (ii) stating that the representations and warranties contained in the Loan Documents are true and correct as of such date, and (iii) certifying as to any other factual matters as may be reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent.

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(e)    Fees. The Lenders and the Administrative Agent shall have received all fees required to be paid, and all expenses for which invoices have been presented (limited, in the case of counsel, to the reasonable and documented fees and expenses of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP), on or before the Effective Date.
(f)    Lien Searches. The Administrative Agent shall have received the results of a recent lien search in each jurisdiction where the Loan Parties are organized and where the assets of the Loan Parties are located, and such search shall reveal no Liens on any of the assets of the Loan Parties except for Liens permitted by Section 6.02 or discharged on or prior to the Effective Date pursuant to a pay-off letter or other documentation satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.
(g)    Pay-Off Letter. The Administrative Agent shall have received satisfactory pay-off letters for all existing Indebtedness to be repaid from the proceeds of the initial Borrowing, confirming that all Liens upon any of the property of the Loan Parties constituting Collateral will be terminated concurrently with such payment and all letters of credit issued or guaranteed as part of such Indebtedness shall have been cash collateralized or supported by a Letter of Credit.
(h)    Funding Account. The Administrative Agent shall have received a notice setting forth the deposit account(s) of the Borrowers (the “Funding Account”) to which the Administrative Agent is authorized by the Borrowers to transfer the proceeds of any Borrowings requested or authorized pursuant to this Agreement.
(i)    Intentionally Omitted.
(j)    Solvency. The Administrative Agent shall have received a solvency certificate signed by a Financial Officer dated the Effective Date.
(k)    Borrowing Base Certificate. The Administrative Agent shall have received a Borrowing Base Certificate which calculates the Borrowing Base as of a period requested by the Administrative Agent.
(l)    Closing Availability. After giving effect to all Borrowings to be made on the Effective Date and the issuance of any Letters of Credit on the Effective Date, Excess Availability shall not be less than $15,000,000.
(m)    Pledged Equity Interests; Stock Powers; Pledged Notes. The Administrative Agent shall have received (i) the certificates representing the Equity Interests pledged pursuant to the Security Agreement, together with an undated stock power for each such certificate executed in blank by a duly authorized officer of the pledgor thereof and (ii) each promissory note (if any) pledged to the Administrative Agent pursuant to the Security Agreement endorsed (without recourse) in blank (or accompanied by an executed transfer form in blank) by the pledgor thereof.
(n)    Filings, Registrations and Recordings. Each document (including any Uniform Commercial Code financing statement) required by the Collateral Documents or under law or reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent to be filed, registered or recorded in order to create in favor of the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of itself, the Lenders and the other

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Secured Parties, a perfected Lien on the Collateral described therein, prior and superior in right to any other Person (other than with respect to Liens expressly permitted by Section 6.02), shall be in proper form for filing, registration or recordation.
(o)    Insurance. The Administrative Agent shall have received evidence of insurance coverage in form, scope, and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and otherwise in compliance with the terms of Section 5.10 hereof and Section 4.12 of the Security Agreement.
(p)    Letter of Credit Application. If a Letter of Credit is requested to be issued on the Effective Date, the Administrative Agent shall have received a properly completed letter of credit application (whether standalone or pursuant to a master agreement, as applicable).
(q)    Tax Withholding. The Administrative Agent shall have received a properly completed and signed IRS Form W-8 or W-9, as applicable, for each Loan Party.
(r)    Approvals. All governmental and third party approvals necessary in connection with the financing contemplated hereby and the continuing operations of the Borrowers and their Subsidiaries (including shareholder approvals, if any) shall have been obtained on terms satisfactory to Administrative Agent and shall be in full force and effect.
(s)    Corporate Structure. The corporate structure, capital structure and other material debt instruments, material accounts and governing documents of the Borrowers and their Affiliates shall be acceptable to the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion.
(t)    Field Examination. The Administrative Agent or its designee shall have conducted a field examination of the Loan Parties’ Accounts, Inventory and related working capital matters and of the Loan Parties’ related data processing and other systems, the results of which shall be satisfactory to the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion.
(u)    Legal Due Diligence. The Administrative Agent and its counsel shall have completed all legal due diligence, the results of which shall be satisfactory to Administrative Agent in its sole discretion.
(v)    Appraisal. The Administrative Agent shall have received an appraisal of the Borrowers’ Inventory from a firm satisfactory to the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion, which appraisal shall be satisfactory to the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion.
(w)    USA PATRIOT Act, Etc. The Administrative Agent and the Lenders shall have received all documentation and other information required by bank regulatory authorities under applicable “know your customer” and anti-money laundering rules and regulations, including the USA PATRIOT Act, for each Loan Party.

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(x)    Customer List. The Administrative Agent shall have received a true and complete customer list for each Borrower and its Subsidiaries, which list shall state the customer’s name, mailing address and phone number.
(y)    Other Documents. The Administrative Agent shall have received such other documents as the Administrative Agent, the Issuing Bank, any Lender or their respective counsel may have reasonably requested.
The Administrative Agent shall notify the Borrowers, the Lenders and the Issuing Bank of the Effective Date, and such notice shall be conclusive and binding.
SECTION 4.02    Each Credit Event. The obligation of each Lender to make a Loan on the occasion of any Borrowing, and of the Issuing Bank to issue, amend, renew or extend any Letter of Credit, is subject to the satisfaction of the following conditions:
(a)    The representations and warranties of the Loan Parties set forth in the Loan Documents shall be true and correct in all material respects with the same effect as though made on and as of the date of such Borrowing or the date of issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of such Letter of Credit, as applicable (it being understood and agreed that any representation or warranty which by its terms is made as of a specified date shall be required to be true and correct in all material respects only as of such specified date, and that any representation or warranty which is subject to any materiality qualifier shall be required to be true and correct in all respects).
(b)     At the time of and immediately after giving effect to such Borrowing or the issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of such Letter of Credit, as applicable, no Default shall have occurred and be continuing.
(c)    After giving effect to any Borrowing or the issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of any Letter of Credit, Availability shall not be less than zero.
Each Borrowing and each issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of a Letter of Credit shall be deemed to constitute a representation and warranty by the Borrowers on the date thereof as to the matters specified in paragraphs (a), (b), and (c) of this Section.
ARTICLE V    

Affirmative Covenants
.
Until the Commitments shall have expired or been terminated and the principal of and interest on each Loan and all fees payable hereunder (other than contingent or indemnity obligations for which no claim has been made) shall have been paid in full and all Letters of Credit shall have expired or terminated (or have been cash collateralized pursuant to the terms hereof) in each case without any pending draw, and all LC Disbursements shall have been reimbursed, each Loan Party executing this Agreement covenants and agrees, jointly and severally with all of the other Loan Parties, with the Lenders that:

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SECTION 5.01    Financial Statements; Borrowing Base and Other Information. The Borrowers will furnish to the Administrative Agent and each Lender:
(a)    within ninety (90) days after the end of each fiscal year of the Company, its audited consolidated balance sheet and related statements of operations, stockholders’ equity and cash flows as of the end of and for such year, setting forth in each case in comparative form the figures for the previous fiscal year, all reported on by independent public accountants of recognized national standing (without a “going concern” or like qualification, commentary or exception and without any qualification or exception as to the scope of such audit) to the effect that such consolidated financial statements present fairly in all material respects the financial condition and results of operations of the Company and its consolidated Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP consistently applied, accompanied by any management letter prepared by said accountants provided, that the requirements of this clause (a) shall be deemed to have been satisfied if the Administrative Agent has been furnished with a consolidated annual report for the Company and its Subsidiaries containing the foregoing information on form 10-K in the time period specified above in this clause (a);
(b)    within forty-five (45) days after the end of each of the first three fiscal quarters of each fiscal year of the Company, its consolidated balance sheet and related statements of operations, stockholders’ equity and cash flows as of the end of and for such fiscal quarter and the then elapsed portion of such fiscal year, setting forth in each case in comparative form the figures for the corresponding period or periods of (or, in the case of the balance sheet, as of the end of) the previous fiscal year, all certified by a Financial Officer of the Borrower Representative as presenting fairly in all material respects the financial condition and results of operations of the Company and its consolidated Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP consistently applied, subject to normal year-end audit adjustments and the absence of footnotes, provided, that the requirements of this clause (b) shall be deemed to have been satisfied if the Administrative Agent has been furnished with a quarterly report for the Company and its Subsidiaries containing the foregoing information on form 10-Q in the time period specified above in this clause (b);
(c)    within thirty (30) days after the end of each fiscal month of the Company (other than a month which is also the end of a fiscal quarter or fiscal year of the Company), its consolidated balance sheet and income statement as of the end of and for such fiscal month and the then elapsed portion of the fiscal year, setting forth in each case in comparative form the figures for the corresponding period or periods of (or, in the case of the balance sheet, as of the end of) the previous fiscal year, all (with the exception of the first two full fiscal months ending immediately after consummation of the Specified Acquisition) certified by a Financial Officer of the Borrower Representative as presenting fairly in all material respects the financial condition and results of operations of the Company and its consolidated Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP consistently applied, subject to quarterly adjustments and entries (consistent with past practices), normal year-end audit adjustments, and the absence of footnotes;
(d)    concurrently with any delivery of financial statements under clause (a), (b) or (c) above, a certificate of a Financial Officer of the Borrower Representative in substantially the form of Exhibit C (a “Compliance Certificate”) (i) certifying, in the case of the financial statements

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delivered under clause (b) or (c) (other than, solely in the case of clause (c) above, for the first two full fiscal months ending immediately after consummation of the Specified Acquisition), as presenting fairly in all material respects the financial condition and results of operations of the Company and its consolidated Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP consistently applied, subject to normal year-end audit adjustments and the absence of footnotes, (ii) certifying as to whether a Default has occurred and, if a Default has occurred, specifying the details thereof and any action taken or proposed to be taken with respect thereto, (iii) in the case of the financial statements delivered under clauses (a) or (b) above, setting forth reasonably detailed calculations demonstrating compliance with Sections 6.13 for such period (whether or not a Covenant Testing Trigger Period then exists), and (iv) stating whether any change in GAAP or in the application thereof has occurred since the date of the audited financial statements referred to in Section 3.04 and, if any such change has occurred, specifying the effect of such change on the financial statements accompanying such certificate;
(e)    Intentionally Omitted;
(f)    no later than (i) the end of each fiscal year of the Company, a copy of the draft plan and forecast (including a monthly projected consolidated balance sheet and income statement) of the Company for each month of the upcoming fiscal year (the “Projections”) in form reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent (it being understood that the Company’s customary format consistent with the format delivered to the Administrative Agent in connection with the Effective Date will be satisfactory), and (ii) the earlier of (A) 90 days after the start of such upcoming fiscal year, and (B) the date such draft Projections are approved by the board of directors of the Company, a copy of the final Projections;
(g)    (i) as soon as available but in any event within 30 days of the end of each calendar quarter, as of the period then ended, a Borrowing Base Certificate, and supporting information in connection therewith as the Administrative Agent may request in its Permitted Discretion; (ii) as soon as available but in any event within 30 days of the end of each calendar month (other than a month that is also the end of a calendar quarter or calendar year), as of the period then ended, a Borrowing Base Certificate, and supporting information in connection therewith as the Administrative Agent may request in its Permitted Discretion, provided that ineligible categories in such monthly Borrowing Base Certificates shall not be required to be updated from the last quarterly Borrowing Base Certificate if no Revolving Loans have been outstanding since the delivery of the last quarterly Borrowing Base Certificate; and (iii) as soon as available but in any event within 3 days of the end of each week which ends during a Reporting Trigger Period, as of the period then ended, a Borrowing Base Certificate, and supporting information in connection therewith as the Administrative Agent may request in its Permitted Discretion;
(h)    as soon as available but in any event within 30 days of the end of each calendar month and at such other times as may be requested by the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion, as of the period then ended, all delivered electronically in a text formatted file acceptable to the Administrative Agent;
(i)    a detailed aging of the Borrowers’ Accounts, including all invoices aged by invoice date and due date (with an explanation of the terms offered), prepared in a manner

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reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent, together with a summary specifying the name and balance due for each Account Debtor;
(ii)    a schedule detailing the Borrowers’ Inventory, in form satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, (1) by location (showing Inventory in transit, any Inventory located with a third party under any consignment, bailee arrangement, or warehouse agreement), by class (raw material, work-in-process and finished goods), by product type, and by volume on hand, which Inventory shall be valued at the lower of cost (determined on a first-in, first-out basis) or market and adjusted for Reserves as the Administrative Agent has previously indicated to the Borrower Representative are deemed by the Administrative Agent to be appropriate, and (2) including a report of any variances or other results of Inventory counts performed by the Borrowers since the last Inventory schedule (including information regarding sales or other reductions, additions, returns, and credits issued by Borrowers); and
(iii)    a worksheet of calculations prepared by the Borrowers to determine Eligible Accounts and Eligible Inventory, such worksheets detailing the Accounts and Inventory excluded from Eligible Accounts and Eligible Inventory and the reason for such exclusion;
(iv)    a reconciliation of the Borrowers’ Accounts and Inventory between (A) the amounts shown in the Borrowers’ general ledger and financial statements and the reports delivered pursuant to clauses (i) and (ii) above and (B) the amounts and dates shown in the reports delivered pursuant to clauses (i) and (ii) above and the Borrowing Base Certificate delivered pursuant to clause (g) above as of such date; and
(v)    a reconciliation of the loan balance per the Borrowers’ general ledger to the loan balance under this Agreement;
(i)    as soon as available but in any event within 30 days of the end of each calendar month and at such other times as may be requested by the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion, as of the month then ended, a schedule and aging of the Borrowers’ accounts payable, delivered electronically in a text formatted file acceptable to the Administrative Agent;
(j)    by September 30 of each year, an updated customer list for each Borrower and its Subsidiaries, which list shall state the customer’s name, mailing address and phone number, delivered electronically in a text formatted file acceptable to the Administrative Agent and certified as true and correct by a Financial Officer of the Borrower Representative;
(k)    promptly upon the Administrative Agent’s request in its Permitted Discretion:
(i)    copies of invoices issued by the Borrowers in connection with any Accounts, credit memos, shipping and delivery documents, and other information related thereto;
(ii)    copies of purchase orders, invoices, and shipping and delivery documents in connection with any Inventory or Equipment purchased by any Loan Party; and

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(iii)    a schedule detailing the balance of all intercompany accounts of the Loan Parties;
(l)    at such times as may be requested by the Administrative Agent, as of the period then ended, the Borrowers’ sales journal, cash receipts journal (identifying trade and non-trade cash receipts) and debit memo/credit memo journal;
(m)    promptly after the same become publicly available, copies of all periodic and other reports, proxy statements and other materials filed by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary with the SEC, or any Governmental Authority succeeding to any or all of the functions of the SEC, or with any national securities exchange, or distributed by the Company to its shareholders generally, as the case may be;
(n)    promptly after any request therefor by the Administrative Agent or any Lender, copies of (i) any documents described in Section 101(k)(1) of ERISA that any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate may request with respect to any Multiemployer Plan and (ii) any notices described in Section 101(l)(1) of ERISA that any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate may request with respect to any Multiemployer Plan; provided that if a Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate has not requested such documents or notices from the administrator or sponsor of the applicable Multiemployer Plan, the applicable Borrower or the applicable ERISA Affiliate shall promptly make a request for such documents and notices from such administrator or sponsor and shall provide copies of such documents and notices promptly after receipt thereof;
(o)    promptly upon the receipt by any Loan Party, for each Plan, a copy of each annual Actuarial Valuation for Plan Funding; and
(p)    promptly following any request therefor, (x) such other information regarding the operations, changes in ownership of Equity Interests, business affairs and financial condition of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary, or compliance with the terms of this Agreement, as the Administrative Agent or any Lender may reasonably request and (y) 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 the USA PATRIOT Act and the Beneficial Ownership Regulation.
SECTION 5.02    Notices of Material Events. The Borrowers will furnish to the Administrative Agent and each Lender prompt (but in any event within any time period that may be specified below) written notice of the following:
(a)    the occurrence of any Default;
(b)    receipt of any notice of any investigation by a Governmental Authority or any litigation or proceeding commenced or threatened against any Loan Party or any Subsidiary that (i) seeks damages in excess of $1,000,000, (ii) seeks injunctive relief, (iii) is asserted or instituted against any Plan, its fiduciaries or its assets, (iv) alleges criminal misconduct by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary, (v) alleges the violation of, or seeks to impose remedies under, any Environmental Law or related Requirement of Law, or seeks to impose Environmental Liability, (vi) asserts liability

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on the part of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary in excess of $250,000 in respect of any tax, fee, assessment, or other governmental charge, or (vii) involves any product recall;
(c)    any consensual Lien (other than Permitted Encumbrances) or written claim made or asserted against any of the Collateral;
(d)    any loss, damage, or destruction to the Collateral in the amount of $250,000 or more, whether or not covered by insurance;
(e)    within two (2) Business Days of receipt thereof, any and all default notices received under or with respect to any leased location or public warehouse where Collateral with a value in excess of $50,000 is located;
(f)    Intentionally Omitted;
(g)    within two (2) Business Days after the occurrence thereof, any Loan Party entering into a Swap Agreement (or an amendment thereto) outside of the ordinary course of business, together with (if requested by the Administrative Agent) copies of all agreements evidencing such Swap Agreement or amendment;
(h)    the occurrence of any ERISA Event that, alone or together with any other ERISA Events that have occurred, could reasonably be expected to result in liability of the Loan Parties and their Subsidiaries in an aggregate amount exceeding $250,000; and
(i)    any other development that results, or could reasonably be expected to result in, a Material Adverse Effect; and
(j)    any change in the information provided in the Beneficial Ownership Certification delivered to such Lender that would result in a change to the list of beneficial owners identified in such certification.
Each notice delivered under this Section shall be accompanied by a statement of a Financial Officer or other executive officer of the Borrower Representative setting forth the details of the event or development requiring such notice and any action taken or proposed to be taken with respect thereto.
SECTION 5.03    Existence; Conduct of Business. Each Loan Party will, and will cause each Subsidiary to, do or cause to be done all things necessary to preserve, renew and keep in full force and effect (i) its legal existence and (ii) except to the extent failure to do so could not, individually or in the aggregate, be reasonably expected to have a Material Adverse Effect, the rights, qualifications, licenses, permits, franchises, governmental authorizations, intellectual property rights, licenses and permits with respect to the conduct of its business, and maintain all requisite authority to conduct its business in each jurisdiction in which its business is conducted, provided that the foregoing shall not prohibit any merger, consolidation, liquidation, dissolution disposition or other transaction permitted under Section 6.03 or Section 6.05.
SECTION 5.04    Payment of Obligations. Each Loan Party will, and will cause each Subsidiary to, pay or discharge all of its respective Material Indebtedness and all other material

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liabilities and material obligations, including Taxes, before the same shall become delinquent or in default, except where (a) the validity or amount thereof is being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings, (b) such Loan Party or Subsidiary has set aside on its books adequate reserves with respect thereto in accordance with GAAP and (c) such liabilities would not result in aggregate liabilities in excess of $500,000 and none of the Collateral would become subject to forfeiture or loss as a result of the contest; provided, however, that each Loan Party will, and will cause each Subsidiary to, remit withholding taxes and other payroll taxes to appropriate Governmental Authorities as and when claimed to be due, notwithstanding the foregoing exceptions.
SECTION 5.05    Maintenance of Properties. Each Loan Party will, and will cause each Subsidiary to, keep and maintain all property material to the conduct of its business in good working order and condition, ordinary wear and tear excepted and except where the failure to do so could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
SECTION 5.06    Books and Records; Inspection Rights. Each Loan Party will, and will cause each Subsidiary to, (a) keep proper books of record and account in which full, true and correct entries are made of all dealings and transactions in relation to its business and activities and (b) permit any representatives designated by the Administrative Agent (including employees of the Administrative Agent or any consultants, accountants, lawyers, agents and appraisers retained by the Administrative Agent), as and when determined by the Administrative Agent, upon reasonable prior notice and during reasonable hours, to visit and inspect its properties, to conduct at such Loan Party’s premises field examinations of such Loan Party’s assets, liabilities, books and records, including examining and making extracts from its books and records, environmental assessment reports and Phase I or Phase II (to the extent the Phase I recommends a Phase II) studies with respect to any Eligible Real Property, and to discuss its affairs, finances and condition with its officers and independent accountants, all at such reasonable times and as often as reasonably requested; provided, however, that if no Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, the Borrowers shall only have to reimburse the Administrative Agent for one (provided, that, if Excess Availability is less than an amount equal to 16% of the aggregate Revolving Commitments at any time in such twelve (12) month period, then two) such field examination in any twelve (12) month period. Each Loan Party acknowledges that the Administrative Agent, after exercising its rights of inspection, may prepare and distribute to the Lenders certain Reports pertaining to each Loan Party’s assets for internal use by the Administrative Agent and the Lenders subject to the confidentiality obligations of the Administrative Agent and the Lenders hereunder.
SECTION 5.07    Compliance with Laws and Material Contractual Obligations. Each Loan Party will, and will cause each Subsidiary to, (i) comply with each Requirement of Law applicable to it or its property (including without limitation Environmental Laws) except where the failure to do so could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect and (ii) perform in all material respects its material obligations under material agreements to which it is a party, except, in each case, where the failure to do so, individually or in the aggregate, could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect. Each Loan Party will maintain in effect and enforce policies and procedures designed to ensure compliance by such Loan Party, its Subsidiaries and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents with Anti-Corruption Laws and applicable Sanctions.

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SECTION 5.08    Use of Proceeds.
(a)    The proceeds of the Loans and the Letters of Credit will be used only for financing the working capital needs of the Borrowers in the ordinary course of business (including, without limitation, for Capital Expenditures) and to refinance certain existing Indebtedness and for other purposes not prohibited by this Agreement. No part of the proceeds of any Loan and no Letter of Credit will be used, whether directly or indirectly, for any purpose that entails a violation of any of the Regulations of the Board, including Regulations T, U and X.
(b)    No Borrower will request any Borrowing or Letter of Credit, and no Borrower shall, directly or indirectly, use the proceeds of any Borrowing or Letter of Credit or lend, contribute or otherwise make available such proceeds to any Subsidiary or other Person (i) in furtherance of an offer, payment, promise to pay, or authorization of the payment or giving of money, or anything else of value, to any Person in violation of any Anti-Corruption Laws, (ii) for the purpose of funding, financing or facilitating any activities, business or transaction of or with any Sanctioned Person, or in any Sanctioned Country, or (iii) in any manner that would result in the violation of any Sanctions applicable to any party hereto.
SECTION 5.09    Accuracy of Information. The Loan Parties will ensure that any information, including financial statements or other documents, furnished to the Administrative Agent or the Lenders in connection with this Agreement or any other Loan Document or any amendment or modification hereof or thereof or waiver hereunder or thereunder (other than projections, other forward looking information and information of a general economic or industry specific nature) contains no 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, and the furnishing of such information shall be deemed to be a representation and warranty by the Borrowers on the date thereof as to the matters specified in this Section 5.09; provided that, with respect to projected financial information, the Loan Parties will only ensure that such information was prepared in good faith based upon assumptions believed to be reasonable at the time (it being understood that projections are subject to inherent uncertainties and contingencies which may be outside the control of any Loan Party and that no assurance can be given that such projected financial information will be realized).
SECTION 5.10    Insurance. Each Loan Party will, and will cause each Subsidiary to, maintain with financially sound and reputable carriers having a financial strength rating of at least A- by A.M. Best Company (a) insurance in such amounts (with no greater risk retention) and against such risks (including, without limitation: loss or damage by fire and loss in transit; theft, burglary, pilferage, larceny, embezzlement, and other criminal activities; business interruption; and general liability) and such other hazards, as is customarily maintained by companies of established repute engaged in the same or similar businesses operating in the same or similar locations and (b) all insurance required pursuant to the Collateral Documents. The Borrowers will furnish to the Lenders, upon request of the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion, information in reasonable detail as to the insurance so maintained.
SECTION 5.11    Casualty and Condemnation. The Borrowers will (a) furnish to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders prompt written notice of any casualty or other insured damage

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to any material portion of the Collateral or the commencement of any action or proceeding for the taking of any material portion of the Collateral or interest therein under power of eminent domain or by condemnation or similar proceeding and (b) ensure that the Net Proceeds of any such event (whether in the form of insurance proceeds, condemnation awards or otherwise) are collected and applied in accordance with the applicable provisions of this Agreement and the Collateral Documents.
SECTION 5.12    Appraisals. At any time that the Administrative Agent requests in its Permitted Discretion, each Loan Party will provide the Administrative Agent with appraisals or updates thereof of their Inventory, Equipment or Eligible Real Property from an appraiser selected and engaged by the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion, and prepared on a basis satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, such appraisals and updates to include, without limitation, information required by any applicable Requirement of Law; provided, however, that if no Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, the Borrowers shall only have to reimburse the Administrative Agent for: (i) one (provided, that, if Excess Availability is less than an amount equal to 16% of the aggregate Revolving Commitments at any time in such twelve (12) month period, then two) such inventory appraisal in any twelve (12) month period, and (ii) one (provided, that, if Excess Availability is less than an amount equal to 16% of the aggregate Revolving Commitments at any time in such twelve (12) month period, then two) such Eligible Real Property appraisal in any twelve (12) month period, and (iii) one (provided, that, if Excess Availability is less than an amount equal to 16% of the aggregate Revolving Commitments at any time in such twelve (12) month period, then two) such Equipment appraisal in any twelve (12) month period.
.SECTION 5.13    Depository Banks. Unless otherwise consented to by the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion, each Loan Party will maintain the Administrative Agent as its principal depository bank, including for the maintenance of operating, administrative, cash management, collection activity and other deposit accounts for the conduct of its business (it being understood and agreed that the foregoing is not intended to require that the Administrative Agent be the exclusive provider of such services for the Loan Parties), provided that the Loan Parties shall not be required to satisfy the forgoing requirements with respect to any Deposit Account that is an Excluded Account (as defined in the Security Agreement).
SECTION 5.14    Additional Collateral; Further Assurances. (0) Subject to applicable Requirement of Law, each Loan Party will cause each Subsidiary formed or acquired after the date of this Agreement within 45 days (in each case, as such time may be extended in the Administrative Agent’s sole discretion) to become a Loan Party (which Loan Party, in the Administrative Agent's sole discretion, may be a Borrower) by executing a Joinder Agreement; provided, however, that no CFC (or any Subsidiary thereof) or Domestic Subsidiary HoldCo shall be required to become a Loan Party hereunder to the extent doing so could reasonably be expected to result in material adverse tax consequences to the Loan Parties; provided that each Loan Party shall cause any Subsidiary formed to consummate the Specified Acquisition to become a Loan Party pursuant to this clause (a) within 45 days of the date of consummation of the Specified Acquisition. Upon execution and delivery thereof, each such Person (i) shall automatically become a Loan Guarantor (and a Borrower, as applicable) hereunder and thereupon shall have all of the rights, benefits, duties and obligations in such capacity under the Loan Documents and (ii) will grant Liens to the

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Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Administrative Agent and the other Secured Parties, in any property of such Loan Party which constitutes Collateral, excluding any parcel of real property located in the U.S. owned by any Loan Party (other than any parcel of Eligible Real Property).
(a)    Each Loan Party will cause (i) 100% of the issued and outstanding Equity Interests of each of its directly owned Subsidiaries (other than Sierra Herb to the extent the Borrowers are in compliance with Section 5.16(c), CFCs and Domestic Subsidiary HoldCos), and (ii) 65% (or such greater percentage that could not reasonably be expected to cause any material adverse tax consequences to the Loan Parties) of the issued and outstanding Equity Interests entitled to vote (within the meaning of Treas. Reg. Section 1.956-2(c)(2)) and 100% of the issued and outstanding Equity Interests not entitled to vote (within the meaning of Treas. Reg. Section 1.956-2(c)(2)) in each directly owned Subsidiary that is a CFC or Domestic Subsidiary Holdco to, in each case, be subject at all times to a first priority, perfected Lien (subject to Liens permitted under Section 6.02) in favor of the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Administrative Agent and the other Secured Parties, pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Loan Documents or other security documents as the Administrative Agent shall reasonably request.
(b)    Without limiting the foregoing, each Loan Party will, and will cause each Subsidiary to, execute and deliver, or cause to be executed and delivered, to the Administrative Agent such documents, agreements and instruments, and will take or cause to be taken such further actions (including the filing and recording of financing statements, fixture filings, mortgages, deeds of trust, flood zone determinations and other documents and such other actions or deliveries of the type required by Section 4.01, as applicable), which may be required by any Requirement of Law or which the Administrative Agent may, from time to time, reasonably request to carry out the terms and conditions of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents and to ensure perfection and priority of the Liens created or intended to be created by the Collateral Documents, all in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and all at the expense of the Loan Parties.
SECTION 5.15    Intentionally Omitted.
SECTION 5.16    Post-Closing Covenants.
(a)    Within ninety (90) days of the date hereof (or such later date as the Administrative Agent may agree in its sole discretion), the Borrowers shall use commercially reasonable efforts to deliver to the Administrative Agent each Collateral Access Agreement required to be provided pursuant to Section 4.13 of the Security Agreement.
(b)    Within ninety (90) days of the date hereof (or such later date as the Administrative Agent may agree in its sole discretion), the Borrowers shall deliver to the Administrative Agent each Deposit Account Control Agreement required to be provided pursuant to Section 4.14 of the Security Agreement.
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Administrative Agent evidence, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, that Sierra Herb has been dissolved.
(d)    Within five (5) Business Days of the date hereof (or such later date as the Administrative Agent may agree in its sole discretion), the Administrative Agent shall have received updated insurance certificates and endorsements, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.
ARTICLE VI    

Negative Covenants
.
Until the Commitments shall have expired or been terminated and the principal of and interest on each Loan and all fees, expenses and other amounts payable under any Loan Document (other than contingent or indemnity obligations for which no claim has been made) shall have been paid in full and all Letters of Credit shall have expired or terminated (or have been cash collateralized pursuant to the terms hereof), in each case without any pending draw, and all LC Disbursements shall have been reimbursed, each Loan Party executing this Agreement covenants and agrees, jointly and severally with all of the other Loan Parties, with the Lenders that:
SECTION 6.01    Indebtedness. No Loan Party will, nor will it permit any Subsidiary to, create, incur, assume or suffer to exist any Indebtedness, except:
(a)    the Secured Obligations;
(b)    Indebtedness existing on the date hereof and set forth in Schedule 6.01 and extensions, renewals, refinancings and replacements of any such Indebtedness in accordance with clause (f) hereof;
(c)    Indebtedness of any Borrower to any Subsidiary and of any Subsidiary to any Borrower or any other Subsidiary, provided that (i) (A) Indebtedness of any Loan Party (other than a Borrower) to a Borrower, and (B) Indebtedness of any Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party to any Borrower or any Subsidiary that is a Loan Party shall, in each case, be subject to Section 6.04 and (ii) Indebtedness of any Borrower to any Subsidiary and Indebtedness of any Subsidiary that is a Loan Party to any Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party shall be subordinated in right of payment to the Secured Obligations on terms reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent;
(d)    Guarantees by any Borrower of Indebtedness of any Subsidiary and by any Subsidiary of Indebtedness of any Borrower or any other Subsidiary, provided that (i) the Indebtedness so Guaranteed is permitted by this Section 6.01, (ii) (A) Guarantees by any Borrower of any Indebtedness of any Loan Party (other than a Borrower), and (B) Guarantees by any Borrower or Subsidiary that is a Loan Party of Indebtedness of any Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party shall, in each case, be subject to Section 6.04 and (iii) Guarantees permitted under this clause (d) shall be subordinated to the Secured Obligations of the applicable Subsidiary on the same terms as the Indebtedness so Guaranteed is subordinated to the Secured Obligations;

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(e)    Intentionally Omitted;
(f)    Indebtedness which represents extensions, renewals, refinancing or replacements (such Indebtedness being so extended, renewed, refinanced or replaced being referred to herein as the “Refinance Indebtedness”) of any of the Indebtedness described in clauses (b) and (m) hereof (such Indebtedness being referred to herein as the “Original Indebtedness”); provided that (i) such Refinance Indebtedness does not increase the principal amount or interest rate of the Original Indebtedness, (ii) any Liens securing such Refinance Indebtedness are not extended to any additional property of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary, (iii) no Loan Party or any Subsidiary that is not originally obligated with respect to repayment of such Original Indebtedness is required to become obligated with respect to such Refinance Indebtedness, (iv) such Refinance Indebtedness does not result in a shortening of the average weighted maturity of such Original Indebtedness, (v) the terms of such Refinance Indebtedness (other than economic terms) are not less favorable to the obligor thereunder than the original terms of such Original Indebtedness and (vi) if such Original Indebtedness was subordinated in right of payment to the Secured Obligations, then the terms and conditions of such Refinance Indebtedness must include subordination terms and conditions that are at least as favorable to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders as those that were applicable to such Original Indebtedness;
(g)    Indebtedness owed to any Person providing workers’ compensation, health, disability or other employee benefits or property, casualty or liability insurance, pursuant to reimbursement or indemnification obligations to such Person, in each case incurred in the ordinary course of business;
(h)    Indebtedness of any Loan Party in respect of performance bonds, bid bonds, appeal bonds, surety bonds and similar obligations, in each case provided in the ordinary course of business;
(i)    Indebtedness in respect of cash management and treasury obligations netting services, overdraft protections, employee credit card programs and otherwise in connection with deposit and checking accounts, in each case, in the ordinary course of business;
(j)    contingent liabilities in respect of any indemnification obligation, adjustment of purchase price (including working capital adjustments), non-compete, or similar obligation of Company or the applicable Subsidiary incurred in connection with the consummation of one or more Permitted Acquisitions;
(k)    unsecured Indebtedness of Company or its Subsidiaries in respect of Earn-Outs owing to sellers of assets or Equity Interests to such Borrower or its Subsidiaries that is incurred in connection with the consummation of one or more Permitted Acquisitions so long as such unsecured Indebtedness is on terms and conditions reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent, including, without limitation, satisfactory subordination terms;
(l)    Indebtedness in respect of Swap Agreements permitted under Section 6.07;

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(m)    Indebtedness of any Person that becomes a Subsidiary after the date hereof; provided that (i) such Indebtedness exists at the time such Person becomes a Subsidiary and is not created in contemplation of or in connection with such Person becoming a Subsidiary and (ii) the aggregate principal amount of Indebtedness permitted by this clause (m), together with any Refinance Indebtedness in respect thereof permitted by clause (f) above, shall not exceed $5,000,000 at any time outstanding;
(n)    other Indebtedness so long as (i) no Event of Default has occurred and is continuing or would result from the incurrence of such Indebtedness, (ii) the aggregate principal amount of the Indebtedness outstanding at any time pursuant to this clause (n) does not exceed $15,000,0005,000,000, unless at the time any Indebtedness in excess of such limit is incurred, after giving pro forma effect to the incurrence thereof, the Borrowers have a Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio, calculated on a trailing four fiscal quarter basis, of at least 1.00 to 1.00 recomputed for the most recent fiscal quarter for which financial statements have been delivered to Administrative Agent under the Loan Documents, and (iii) such Indebtedness is not secured by any Liens other than as permitted under Section 6.02(h);
(o)    Indebtedness representing deferred compensation to employees, directors and officers of any Borrower and its Subsidiaries incurred in the ordinary course of business;
(p)    accrual of interest, accretion or amortization of original issue discount, or the payment of interest in kind, in each case, on Indebtedness that otherwise is permitted hereunder;
(q)    Indebtedness owed to any Person providing property, casualty, liability, or other insurance to Company or any of its Subsidiaries, so long as the amount of such Indebtedness is not in excess of the amount of the unpaid cost of, and shall be incurred only to defer the cost of, such insurance for the year in which such Indebtedness is incurred and such Indebtedness is outstanding only during such year; and
(r)    Indebtedness of any Borrower or any of its respective Subsidiaries constituting Capital Lease Obligations solely in connection with the acquisition and/or leasing of vehicles in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $15,000,000 at any time outstanding.
SECTION 6.02    Liens. No Loan Party will, nor will it permit any Subsidiary to, create, incur, assume or permit to exist any Lien on any property or asset now owned or hereafter acquired by it, except:
(a)    Liens created pursuant to any Loan Document;
(b)    Permitted Encumbrances;
(c)    any Lien on any property or asset of any Borrower or any Subsidiary existing on the date hereof and set forth in Schedule 6.02; provided that (i) such Lien shall not apply to any other property or asset of such Borrower or Subsidiary or any other Borrower or Subsidiary and (ii) such Lien shall secure only those obligations which it secures on the date hereof, and extensions, renewals and replacements thereof that do not increase the outstanding principal amount thereof;

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(d)    Liens on cash collateral securing obligations owed to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. (or any of its Affiliates) as set forth in the Pay-Off Letter, so long as any remaining unapplied cash collateral is returned to the Company within 120 days of the Effective Date;
(e)    any Lien existing on any property or asset (other than Accounts and Inventory) prior to the acquisition thereof by any Borrower or any Subsidiary or existing on any property or asset (other than Accounts and Inventory) of any Person that becomes a Subsidiary after the date hereof prior to the time such Person becomes a Subsidiary; provided that (i) such Lien is not created in contemplation of or in connection with such acquisition or such Person becoming a Subsidiary, as the case may be, (ii) such Lien shall not apply to any other property or assets of such Subsidiary and (iii) such Lien shall secure only those obligations which it secures on the date of such acquisition or the date such Person becomes a Subsidiary, as the case may be, and extensions, renewals and replacements thereof that do not increase the outstanding principal amount thereof;
(f)    Liens of a collecting bank arising in the ordinary course of business under Section 4‑208 of the UCC in effect in the relevant jurisdiction covering only the items being collected upon;
(g)    Liens arising out of Sale and Leaseback Transactions permitted by Section 6.06;
(h)    Liens on Equipment and real property (and fixtures thereon) (other than any Eligible Real Property and Eligible Equipment); provided that such Liens secure Indebtedness permitted by clause (n) of Section 6.01;
(i)    Liens on deposits made to secure obligations under Swap Agreements with Persons (“Counterparties”) that are not Secured Parties, so long as: (i) no such deposit is provided by a Loan Party when an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, and (ii) no such deposits in excess of an aggregate amount of $1,000,000 at any one time shall be provided by a Loan Party unless after giving effect to providing such deposit, on a pro forma basis, either: (I) at all times for the 45 day period prior to providing such deposit and after giving effect thereto, Excess Availability is greater than or equal to an amount equal to 25% of the aggregate Revolving Commitments, or (II) (x) at all times for the 45 day period prior to providing such deposit and after giving effect thereto, Excess Availability is greater than or equal to an amount equal to 20% of the aggregate Revolving Commitments, and (y) the Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio, calculated on a trailing four fiscal quarter basis, is greater than or equal to 1.2 to 1.0, recomputed for the most recent fiscal quarter for which financial statements have been delivered to Administrative Agent under the Loan Documents;
(j)    Liens granted by a Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party in favor of any Borrower or another Loan Party in respect of Indebtedness owed by such Subsidiary;
(k)    (1) Liens solely on any cash earnest money deposits, escrow arrangements or similar arrangements made by the Company or any Subsidiary in connection with any letter of intent or purchase agreement for a Permitted Acquisition and (2) solely in connection with the Specified Acquisition and solely to the extent contemplated by Section 2.02(c) of the Transition

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Services Agreement (and only for so long as the Transition Services Agreement is in force and effect), any Lien on the “working capital” deposit account of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries arising solely as a result of the withdrawal rights and/or co-signatory rights of the Seller (and/or any affiliates of the Seller party to the Transition Services Agreement) with respect to such deposit account; provided that the aggregate credit balance in such deposit account shall not exceed $3,000,000 at any one time;
(l)    Liens granted in the ordinary course of business on the unearned portion of insurance premiums securing the financing of insurance premiums to the extent the financing is permitted under Section 6.1;
(m)    Liens in favor of customs and revenue authorities arising as a matter of law to secure payment of custom duties in connection with the importation of goods so long as such liens attach only to the imported goods;
(n)    leases, licenses, subleases or sublicenses of real property or equipment granted to others in the ordinary course of business which do not (i) interfere in any material respect with the business of any Borrower and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole, or (ii) secure any Indebtedness;
(o)    non-exclusive licenses or sublicenses of intellectual property granted by any Loan Party in the ordinary course of business;
(p)    other Liens which do not secure Indebtedness for borrowed money or letter of credit reimbursement obligations and as to which the aggregate principal amount of the Indebtedness secured thereby does not exceed $500,000; and
(q)    Liens securing Indebtedness incurred pursuant to Section 6.01(r); provided that any such Lien shall encumber only the vehicles acquired with the proceeds of such Indebtedness.
SECTION 6.03    Fundamental Changes. (0) No Loan Party will, nor will it permit any Subsidiary to, merge into or consolidate with any other Person, or permit any other Person to merge into or consolidate with it, or liquidate or dissolve, except that, if at the time thereof and immediately after giving effect thereto no Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing (i) any Subsidiary of any Borrower may merge into a Borrower in a transaction in which such Borrower is the surviving entity, (ii) any Loan Party (other than a Borrower) may merge into any other Loan Party in a transaction in which the surviving entity is a Loan Party and (iii) any Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party may liquidate or dissolve if the Borrower which owns such Subsidiary determines in good faith that such liquidation or dissolution is in the best interests of such Borrower and is not materially disadvantageous to the Lenders; provided that any such merger involving a Person that is not a wholly owned Subsidiary immediately prior to such merger shall not be permitted unless also permitted by Section 6.04.
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their Subsidiaries on the date hereof and businesses reasonably similar, related, complementary, ancillary or incidental thereto.
(b)    No Loan Party will, nor will it permit any Subsidiary to, change its fiscal year from the basis in effect on the Effective Date unless it has given the Administrative Agent not less than thirty (30) days’ prior written notice thereof; provided, that any Subsidiary acquired in an Acquisition may change its fiscal year so it corresponds to that of the Borrowers.
SECTION 6.04    Investments, Loans, Advances, Guarantees and Acquisitions. No Loan Party will, nor will it permit any Subsidiary to, purchase, hold or acquire (including pursuant to any merger with any Person that was not a Loan Party and a wholly owned Subsidiary prior to such merger) any evidence of Indebtedness or Equity Interests or other securities (including any option, warrant or other right to acquire any of the foregoing) of, make or permit to exist any loans or advances to, Guarantee any obligations of, or permit to exist any Equity Interest in, any other Person, or purchase or otherwise acquire (in one transaction or a series of transactions) any assets of any other Person constituting a business unit (whether through purchase of assets, merger or otherwise) (each of the foregoing, an “Investment”) except:
(a)    Permitted Investments, subject to control agreements in favor of the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties to the extent required by the Security Agreement or otherwise subject to a perfected security interest in favor of the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties;
(b)    Investments in existence on the date hereof and described in Schedule 6.04;
(c)    investments by the Borrowers and the Subsidiaries in Equity Interests in their respective Subsidiaries, provided that (A) any such Equity Interests held by a Loan Party shall be pledged pursuant to the Security Agreement (subject to the limitations applicable to Equity Interests of a Foreign Subsidiary referred to in Section 5.14), (B) the aggregate amount of investments by (i) Borrowers in Loan Parties (other than Borrowers), and (ii) Loan Parties in Subsidiaries that are not Loan Parties (together, in each case, with outstanding intercompany loans permitted under clause (B) to the proviso to Section 6.04(d) and outstanding Guarantees permitted under the proviso to Section 6.04(e)) shall not exceed $5,000,000 in the aggregate at any time outstanding (in each case determined without regard to any write-downs or write-offs), and (C) no such investments may be made while an Event of Default is continuing or would result therefrom;
(d)    loans or advances made by any Borrower to any Subsidiary and made by any Subsidiary to any other Borrower or any other Subsidiary, provided that (A) any such loans and advances made by a Loan Party shall be evidenced by a promissory note pledged pursuant to the Security Agreement, (B) the amount of such loans and advances made by: (i) Borrowers to other Loan Parties (other than Borrowers), and (ii) Loan Parties to Subsidiaries that are not Loan Parties (together, in each case, with outstanding investments permitted under clause (B) to the proviso to Section 6.04(c) and outstanding Guarantees permitted under the proviso to Section 6.04(e)) shall not exceed $5,000,000 in the aggregate at any time outstanding (in each case determined without regard to any write-downs or write-offs), and (C) no such loans or advances may be made while an Event of Default is continuing or would result therefrom;

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(e)    Guarantees constituting Indebtedness permitted by Section 6.01, provided that the aggregate principal amount of Indebtedness of: (i) Loan Parties (other than Borrowers) that is Guaranteed by any Borrower, and (ii) Subsidiaries that are not Loan Parties that is Guaranteed by any Loan Party (together, in each case, with outstanding investments permitted under clause (B) to the proviso to Section 6.04(c) and outstanding intercompany loans permitted under clause (B) to the proviso to Section 6.04(d)) shall not exceed $5,000,000 in the aggregate at any time outstanding (in each case determined without regard to any write-downs or write-offs);
(f)    loans or advances made to employees, officers or directors on an arms-length basis in the ordinary course of business for (i) reasonable travel and entertainment expenses, relocation costs and similar purposes and (ii) for any other purpose up to a maximum of $250,000 to any employee, officer or director and up to a maximum of $2,000,000 in the aggregate at any one time outstanding;
(g)    Investments consisting of extensions of credit in the nature of accounts receivable or notes receivable arising from the grant of trade credit in the ordinary course of business, and accounts receivable, notes payable, or stock or other securities issued by Account Debtors pursuant to negotiated agreements with respect to settlement of such Account Debtor’s Accounts obligations in the ordinary course of business, and Investments received in satisfaction or partial satisfaction thereof from financially troubled Account Debtors to the extent reasonably necessary in order to prevent or limit loss or received in connection with the bankruptcy or reorganization of customers or suppliers, or settlement of disputes with suppliers, in each case in the ordinary course of business;
(h)    Investments in the form of Swap Agreements permitted by Section 6.07;
(i)    Investments of any Person existing at the time such Person becomes a Subsidiary of a Borrower or consolidates or merges with a Borrower or any of the Subsidiaries (including in connection with a permitted acquisition) so long as such investments were not made in contemplation of such Person becoming a Subsidiary or of such merger;
(j)    Investments received in connection with the disposition of assets permitted by Section 6.05;
(k)    Investments constituting deposits described in clauses (c) and (d) of the definition of the term “Permitted Encumbrances”;
(l)    Permitted Acquisitions;
(m)    any other investments (other than any Acquisition) so long as: (i) both before and after giving effect to such investment, no Event of Default exists, will exist, or would result therefrom, and (ii) after giving effect to the consummation of such investment, on a pro forma basis, either: (A) at all times for the 45 day period prior to the consummation of such investment and after giving effect to such investment, Excess Availability is greater than or equal to an amount equal to 25% of the aggregate Revolving Commitments, or (B) (I) at all times for the 45 day period prior to the consummation of such investment and after giving effect to such investment, Excess

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Availability is greater than or equal to an amount equal to 20% of the aggregate Revolving Commitments, and (II) the Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio, calculated on a trailing four fiscal quarter basis, is greater than or equal to 1.0 to 1.0, recomputed for the most recent fiscal quarter for which financial statements have been delivered to Administrative Agent under the Loan Documents;
(n)    deposits, prepayments, advances and other credits to suppliers, vendors, customers, lessors and landlords or in connection with marketing promotions, such as sweepstakes, in each instance, made in the ordinary course of business;
(o)    advances of payroll payments to employees in the ordinary course of business;
(p)    Investments in the ordinary course of business consisting of UCC Article 3 endorsements for collection or deposit;
(q)    the purchase of investment property from time to time in the Special Investment Account; provided, however, that notwithstanding anything contained in the Loan Documents to the contrary, no (i) proceeds of any Loans or (ii) any other additional funds or other property shall be added to the Special Investment Account after the Effective Date unless, solely with respect to clause (ii): (A) both before and after giving effect to such addition, no Default exists, will exist, or would result therefrom, and (B) after giving effect to such addition, on a pro forma basis, either: (I) at all times for the 45 day period prior to the consummation of such addition and after giving effect to such addition, Excess Availability is greater than or equal to an amount equal to 25% of the aggregate Revolving Commitments, or (II) (X) at all times for the 45 day period prior to the consummation of such addition and after giving effect to such addition, Excess Availability is greater than or equal to an amount equal to 20% of the aggregate Revolving Commitments, and (Y) the Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio, calculated on a trailing four fiscal quarter basis, is greater than or equal to 1.0 to 1.0, recomputed for the most recent fiscal quarter for which financial statements have been delivered to Administrative Agent under the Loan Documents;
(r)    solely in connection with the Specified Acquisition and solely to the extent contemplated by Sections 2.01 and 2.02 of the Transition Services Agreement (but only for so long as the Transition Services Agreement is in force and effect), advances made by Buyer to Seller and/or any of its affiliates in an aggregate amount not to exceed $5,000,000 per fiscal month; and
(s)    the BFA Lease Guaranty.
SECTION 6.05    Asset Sales. No Loan Party will, nor will it permit any Subsidiary to Dispose of any asset, including any Equity Interest owned by it, nor will any Borrower permit any Subsidiary to issue any additional Equity Interest in such Subsidiary (other than to another Borrower or another Subsidiary in compliance with Section 6.04), excluding therefrom the payment of advances, customer deposits, trade payables and other accrued expenses and liabilities incurred in the ordinary course of business, except:
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equipment or property no longer used or useful in the conduct of the business of the Borrowers and their Subsidiaries; provided that in the case of a Disposition of Eligible Equipment, within three (3) Business Days after such Disposition, the Company delivers to the Administrative Agent a Borrowing Base Certificate reflecting the removal of such Eligible Equipment from the Borrowing Base;
(b)    Dispositions of assets to any Borrower or any Subsidiary, provided that any such Dispositions which are not solely among: (i) Borrowers, (ii) Loan Parties (other than Borrowers), or (iii) Subsidiaries that are not Loan Parties, shall, in each case, be made in compliance with Section 6.09;
(c)    Dispositions of Accounts in connection with the compromise, settlement or collection thereof;
(d)    Dispositions of Permitted Investments;
(e)    Sale and Leaseback Transactions permitted by Section 6.06;
(f)    Dispositions resulting from any casualty or other insured damage to, or any taking under power of eminent domain or by condemnation or similar proceeding of, any property or asset of any Borrower or any Subsidiary; and
(g)    Dispositions that are not permitted by any other clause of this Section, provided that the aggregate fair market value of all assets sold, transferred or otherwise disposed of in reliance upon this paragraph (g) shall not exceed $5,000,000 during any fiscal year of the Company;
(h)    Dispositions of fixed or capital assets (other than Eligible Real Property and Eligible Equipment) to the extent that (i) such property is exchanged for credit against the purchase price of similar replacement property or (ii) the proceeds of such Disposition are promptly applied to the purchase price of such replacement property; provided that to the extent the property being transferred constitutes Collateral, such replacement property shall constitute Collateral;
(i)    the granting of Liens permitted by Section 6.02, the making of Investments permitted by Section 6.04 and the making of Restricted Payments permitted by Section 6.08;
(j)    leases, subleases, licenses or sublicenses of real or personal property, in each case in the ordinary course of business and which do not materially interfere with the business of the Company and the Subsidiaries, taken as a whole;
(k)    Dispositions of Investments in joint ventures to the extent required by, or made pursuant to customary buy/sell arrangements between, the joint venture parties set forth in joint venture arrangements and similar binding arrangements;
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(m)    the lapse or abandonment in the ordinary course of business of any registrations or applications for registration of any immaterial intellectual property (excluding, for the avoidance of doubt, the Farmer Trademark);
(n)    other Dispositions by the Company or any Subsidiary of assets in connection with the closing of a warehouse or facility which consist of leasehold interests in the premises of such warehouse or facility, the equipment and fixtures located at such premises and the books and records relating exclusively and directly to the operations of such warehouse or facility; provided that (i) written notice thereof shall be provided to the Administrative Agent at least ten (10) days in advance thereof, (ii) such sale shall be on commercially reasonable prices and terms in a bona fide arm’s length transaction, and (iii) no Event of Default shall have then occurred and be continuing or would result therefrom;, and (iv) in the case of a Disposition of Eligible Equipment, within three (3) Business Days after such Disposition, the Company delivers to the Administrative Agent a Borrowing Base Certificate reflecting the removal of such Eligible Equipment from the Borrowing Base;
(o)    Dispositions of investment property from the Preferred Stock Portfolio; provided, that, all of the proceeds from such Dispositions shall be (A) reinvested in other investment property consisting of shares of preferred stock of public companies (other than the Company), in each case, held in the Special Investment Account, or (B) used for general operating, working capital and other proper corporate purposes of the Company and its Subsidiaries not otherwise prohibited by the terms hereof;
(p)    any Disposition of real property owned in fee (other than the Northlake Property); provided that (i) written notice thereof shall be provided to the Administrative Agent at least ten (10) days in advance thereof, (ii) such sale shall be on commercially reasonable prices and terms in a bona fide arm’s length transaction, (iii) no Event of Default shall have then occurred and be continuing or would result therefrom, (iv) the aggregate fair market value of all real property sold pursuant to this clause (p) shall not exceed $10,000,000 in any calendar year unless at the time any Disposition is made in excess of such limit, at all times for the 45 day period prior to the consummation of such Disposition and after giving effect to such Disposition, Excess Availability is greater than or equal to an amount equal to 25% of the aggregate Revolving Commitments, and (v) in the case of a Disposition of Eligible Real Property, immediately upon such Disposition, the Company delivers to the Administrative Agent a Borrowing Base Certificate reflecting the removal of such Eligible Real Property from the Borrowing Base; and
(q)    any Disposition of the Torrance Facility;
provided, that any Disposition of any property pursuant to this Section 6.05 (except pursuant to Sections 6.05(f), (i), (k), (l) and (m) and except for Dispositions amongst Loan Parties), shall be for no less than the fair market value of such property at the time of such Disposition as determined by the Company in good faith
SECTION 6.06    Sale and Leaseback Transactions. No Loan Party will, nor will it permit any Subsidiary to, enter into any arrangement, directly or indirectly, whereby it shall sell or transfer any property, real or personal, used or useful in its business, whether now owned or hereafter

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acquired, and thereafter rent or lease such property or other property that it intends to use for substantially the same purpose or purposes as the property sold or transferred (a “Sale and Leaseback Transaction”), except for any such sale of any fixed or capital assets by any Borrower or any Subsidiary that is made for cash consideration in an amount not less than the fair value of such fixed or capital asset and is consummated within 180 days after such Borrower or such Subsidiary acquires or completes the construction of such fixed or capital asset.
SECTION 6.07    Swap Agreements. No Loan Party will, nor will it permit any Subsidiary to, enter into any Swap Agreement, except (a) Swap Agreements entered into to hedge or mitigate risks to which any Borrower or any Subsidiary has actual exposure (other than those in respect of Equity Interests of any Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries), and (b) Swap Agreements entered into in order to effectively cap, collar or exchange interest rates (from floating to fixed rates, from one floating rate to another floating rate or otherwise) with respect to any interest-bearing liability or investment of any Borrower or any Subsidiary.
SECTION 6.08    Restricted Payments; Certain Payments of Indebtedness.
(a)    No Loan Party will, nor will it permit any Subsidiary to, declare or make, or agree to declare or make, directly or indirectly, any Restricted Payment, or incur any obligation (contingent or otherwise) to do so, except (i) each of the Borrowers and its Subsidiaries may declare and pay dividends with respect to its common stock payable solely in additional shares of its common stock, and, with respect to its preferred stock, payable solely in additional shares of such preferred stock or in shares of its common stock, (ii) any Subsidiary may make a Restricted Payment to a Borrower and any Subsidiary which is not a Loan Party may make a Restricted Payment to another Subsidiary, (iii) each of the Loan Parties may make other Restricted Payments so long as: (A) both before and after giving effect to such Restricted Payment, no Default exists, will exist, or would result therefrom, and (B) after giving effect to the consummation of such Restricted Payment, on a pro forma basis, either: (I) at all times for the 45 day period prior to the consummation of such Restricted Payment and after giving effect to such Restricted Payment, Excess Availability is greater than or equal to an amount equal to 25% of the aggregate Revolving Commitments, or (II) (x) at all times for the 45 day period prior to the consummation of such Restricted Payment and after giving effect to such Restricted Payment, Excess Availability is greater than or equal to an amount equal to 20% of the aggregate Revolving Commitments, and (y) the Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio, calculated on a trailing four fiscal quarter basis, is greater than or equal to 1.2 to 1.0, recomputed for the most recent fiscal quarter for which financial statements have been delivered to Administrative Agent under the Loan Documents, (iv) the Company may make noncash repurchases of Equity Interests deemed to occur upon the exercise of stock options or similar equity incentive awards if such Equity Interests represent a portion of the exercise price of such options or similar equity incentive awards, (v) the Company may make cash payments in lieu of the issuance of fractional shares representing insignificant interests in the Company in connection with the exercise of warrants, options or other securities convertible into or exchangeable for shares of common stock in the Company, (vi) so long as no Default has occurred and is continuing, the Company may pay for the repurchase, retirement or other acquisition or retirement for value of Equity Interests of the Company held by any future, present or former employee, director, consultant or distributor (or any spouses, former spouses, successors, executors, administrators, heirs, legatees or distributees of any

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of the foregoing) of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries upon the death, disability, retirement or termination of employment of any such Person or otherwise pursuant to any employee or director equity plan, employee or director stock option plan or any other employee or director benefit plan or any agreement (including but not limited to the ESOP and including any stock subscription or shareholder agreement) with any employee, director, consultant or distributor of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries in an aggregate amount not to exceed $500,000 in any calendar year, and (vii) the Company may make distributions or pay dividends to the ESOT in the amounts of regularly scheduled payments to be made on the ESOP Indebtedness in accordance with the terms of the ESOP Loan Documents in effect on the date hereof; provided, that, as to any such distribution or dividend, all proceeds received by the ESOT are used by the ESOT to repay the ESOP Indebtedness.
(b)    No Loan Party will, nor will it permit any Subsidiary to, make or agree to pay or make, directly or indirectly, any payment or other distribution (whether in cash, securities or other property) of or in respect of principal of or interest on any Indebtedness, or any payment or other distribution (whether in cash, securities or other property), including any sinking fund or similar deposit, on account of the purchase, redemption, retirement, acquisition, cancellation or termination of any Indebtedness, except:
(i)    payment of Indebtedness created under the Loan Documents;
(ii)    payment of regularly scheduled interest and principal payments as and when due in respect of any Indebtedness permitted under Section 6.01, other than payments in respect of the Subordinated Indebtedness prohibited by the subordination provisions thereof;
(iii)    refinancings of Indebtedness to the extent permitted by Section 6.01;
(iv)    payment of secured Indebtedness that becomes due as a result of the voluntary sale or transfer of the property or assets securing such Indebtedness to the extent such sale or transfer is permitted by the terms of Section 6.05; and
(v)    repayments of Indebtedness so long as: (A) both before and after giving effect to such repayment of Indebtedness, no Default exists, will exist, or would result therefrom, and (B) after giving effect to the consummation of such repayment of Indebtedness, on a pro forma basis, either: (I) at all times for the 45 day period prior to the consummation of such repayment of Indebtedness and after giving effect to such repayment of Indebtedness, Excess Availability is greater than or equal to an amount equal to 25% of the aggregate Revolving Commitments, or (II) (x) at all times for the 45 day period prior to the consummation of such repayment of Indebtedness and after giving effect to such repayment of Indebtedness, Excess Availability is greater than or equal to an amount equal to 20% of the aggregate Revolving Commitments, and (y) the Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio, calculated on a trailing four fiscal quarter basis, is greater than or equal to 1.2 to 1.0, recomputed for the most recent fiscal quarter for which financial statements have been delivered to Administrative Agent under the Loan Documents.
SECTION 6.09    Transactions with Affiliates. No Loan Party will, nor will it permit any Subsidiary to, sell, lease or otherwise transfer any property or assets to, or purchase, lease or otherwise acquire any property or assets from, or otherwise engage in any other transactions with,

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any of its Affiliates, except (a) transactions that are at prices and on terms and conditions not less favorable to such Loan Party or such Subsidiary than could be obtained on an arm’s-length basis from unrelated third parties, (b) transactions between or among (i) Borrowers not involving any other Affiliate, or (ii) Loan Parties (other than any Borrower) not involving any other Affiliate, (c) any investment permitted by Sections 6.04(c), 6.04(d) or 6.04(f), (d) any Indebtedness permitted under Section 6.01(c), (e) any Restricted Payment permitted by Section 6.08, (f) loans or advances to employees permitted under Section 6.04, (g) the payment of reasonable fees to directors of any Borrower or any Subsidiary who are not employees of such Borrower or Subsidiary, and compensation and employee benefit arrangements paid to, and indemnities provided for the benefit of, directors, officers or employees of the Borrowers or their Subsidiaries in the ordinary course of business and (h) any issuances of securities or other payments, awards or grants in cash, securities or otherwise pursuant to, or the funding of, employment agreements, stock options and stock ownership plans approved by a Borrower’s board of directors.
SECTION 6.10    Restrictive Agreements. No Loan Party will, nor will it permit any Subsidiary to, directly or indirectly, enter into, incur or permit to exist any agreement or other arrangement that prohibits, restricts or imposes any condition upon (a) the ability of such Loan Party or any Subsidiary to create, incur or permit to exist any Lien upon any of its property or assets, or (b) the ability of any Subsidiary to pay dividends or other distributions with respect to any of its Equity Interests or to make or repay loans or advances to any Borrower or any other Subsidiary or to Guarantee Indebtedness of any Borrower or any other Subsidiary; provided that (i) the foregoing shall not apply to restrictions and conditions imposed by any Requirement of Law or by any Loan Document, (ii) the foregoing shall not apply to restrictions and conditions existing on the date hereof identified on Schedule 6.10 (but shall apply to any extension or renewal of, or any amendment or modification expanding the scope of, any such restriction or condition), (iii) the foregoing shall not apply to customary restrictions and conditions contained in agreements relating to the sale of a Subsidiary, or any assets of a Subsidiary, pending such sale, provided that such restrictions and conditions apply only to the Subsidiary that is to be sold and such sale is permitted hereunder, (iv) clause (a) of the foregoing shall not apply to restrictions or conditions imposed by any agreement relating to secured Indebtedness permitted by this Agreement if such restrictions or conditions apply only to the property or assets securing such Indebtedness, (v) clause (a) of the foregoing shall not apply to customary provisions in leases and other contracts restricting the assignment thereof, (vi) the foregoing shall not apply to restrictions requiring minimum reserves of cash or other deposits or minimum net worth requirements imposed by customers under contracts entered into in the ordinary course of business and (vii) clause (b) of the foregoing shall not apply to any restrictions imposed by any agreement relating to Indebtedness incurred pursuant to Section 6.01 entered into after the Effective Date so long as such restrictions are no more burdensome on the Company’s Subsidiaries than the restrictions contained herein.
SECTION 6.11    Amendment of Material Documents. No Loan Party will, nor will it permit any Subsidiary to, amend, modify or waive any of its rights under (a) any agreement relating to any Subordinated Indebtedness unless expressly permitted under the subordination terms relative to such Indebtedness, or (b) its charter, articles or certificate of incorporation or organization, by-laws, operating, management or partnership agreement or other organizational or governing

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documents, except in the case of each of this clause (b), such amendments, modifications, or waivers, which would not be materially adverse to the Lenders either individually or in the aggregate.
SECTION 6.12    Intentionally Omitted.
SECTION 6.13    Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio. Upon the occurrence and during the continuance of a Covenant Testing Trigger Period, theThe Borrowers will not permit the Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio to be less than 1.0 to 1.0 when measured, on a trailing four-fiscal quarter basis, as of the end of: (a) the last fiscal quarter immediately preceding the occurrence of such Covenant Testing Trigger Period for which financial statements have most recently been delivered pursuant to Section 5.01, and (b) each fiscal quarter for which financial statements are delivered pursuant to Section 5.01 during such Covenant Testing Trigger Period each fiscal quarter of the Company (commencing with the fiscal quarter ending September 30, 2018).
SECTION 6.14    Farmer Trademark. The Loan Parties shall maintain, defend and preserve the Farmer Trademark and its value, usefulness, merchantability and marketability in a manner consistent with past practices, and shall not sell, assign, transfer, encumber or license the Farmer Trademark to any Person (other than Liens created pursuant to the Loan Documents) without the prior written consent of the Required Lenders.
ARTICLE VII    

Events of Default
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If any of the following events (“Events of Default”) shall occur:
(a)    the Borrowers shall fail to pay any principal of any Loan or any reimbursement obligation in respect of any LC Disbursement when and as the same shall become due and payable, whether at the due date thereof or at a date fixed for prepayment thereof or otherwise;
(b)    the Borrowers shall fail to pay any interest on any Loan, LC Fee or any fee or any other amount (other than an amount referred to in clause (a) of this Article) payable under this Agreement or any other Loan Document, when and as the same shall become due and payable, and such failure shall continue unremedied for a period of five (5) days;
(c)    any representation or warranty made or deemed made by or on behalf of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary in, or in connection with, this Agreement or any other Loan Document or any amendment or modification hereof or thereof or waiver hereunder or thereunder, or in any report, certificate, financial statement or other document furnished pursuant to or in connection with this Agreement or any other Loan Document or any amendment or modification hereof or thereof or waiver hereunder or thereunder, shall prove to have been materially incorrect when made or deemed made;
(d)    any Loan Party shall fail to observe or perform any covenant, condition or agreement contained in (i) Section 5.02(a), 5.03 (with respect to a Loan Party’s existence) or 5.08

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or in Article VI of this Agreement, or (ii) Sections 4.1(d) through (g), 4.2(a), (b) and (d), 4.3(a) and (b), 4.6, 4.7(c) through (e), 4.11, 4.12, 4.14, 4.15, 4.16 or Article VII of the Security Agreement;
(e)    any Loan Party shall fail to observe or perform any covenant, condition or agreement contained in any Loan Document (other than those which constitute a default under another Section of this Article), and such failure shall continue unremedied for a period of (i) 10 days after the earlier of any Loan Party’s knowledge of such breach or notice thereof from the Administrative Agent (which notice will be given at the request of any Lender) if such breach relates to terms or provisions of Section 5.01, 5.02 (other than Section 5.02(a)), 5.03 through 5.07, 5.10, 5.11 or 5.13 of this Agreement or (ii) 30 days after the earlier of any Loan Party’s knowledge of such breach or notice thereof from the Administrative Agent (which notice will be given at the request of any Lender) if such breach relates to terms or provisions of any other Section of this Agreement or any other Loan Document;
(f)    any Loan Party or Subsidiary shall fail to make any payment (whether of principal or interest and regardless of amount) in respect of any Material Indebtedness, when and as the same shall become due and payable after any applicable grace period;
(g)    any event or condition occurs that results in any Material Indebtedness becoming due prior to its scheduled maturity or that enables or permits (with or without the giving of notice, the lapse of time or both) the holder or holders of any Material Indebtedness or any trustee or agent on its or their behalf to cause any Material Indebtedness to become due, or to require the prepayment, repurchase, redemption or defeasance thereof, prior to its scheduled maturity; provided that this clause (g) shall not apply to secured Indebtedness that becomes due as a result of the voluntary sale or transfer of the property or assets securing such Indebtedness to the extent such sale or transfer is permitted by Section 6.05 or any Indebtedness that becomes due as a result of any voluntary refinancing permitted under Section 6.01;
(h)    an involuntary proceeding shall be commenced or an involuntary petition shall be filed seeking (i) liquidation, reorganization or other relief in respect of a Loan Party or its debts, or of a substantial part of its assets, under any Federal, state or foreign bankruptcy, insolvency, receivership or similar law now or hereafter in effect or (ii) the appointment of a receiver, trustee, custodian, sequestrator, conservator or similar official for any Loan Party or for a substantial part of its assets, and, in any such case, such proceeding or petition shall continue undismissed for sixty (60) days or an order or decree approving or ordering any of the foregoing shall be entered;
(i)    any Loan Party shall (i) voluntarily commence any proceeding or file any petition seeking liquidation, reorganization or other relief under any Federal, state or foreign bankruptcy, insolvency, receivership or similar law now or hereafter in effect, (ii) consent to the institution of, or fail to contest in a timely and appropriate manner, any proceeding or petition described in clause (h) of this Article, (iii) apply for or consent to the appointment of a receiver, trustee, custodian, sequestrator, conservator or similar official for such Loan Party or for a substantial part of its assets, (iv) file an answer admitting the material allegations of a petition filed against it in any such proceeding, (v) make a general assignment for the benefit of creditors or (vi) take any action for the purpose of effecting any of the foregoing;

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(j)    any Loan Party shall become unable, admit in writing its inability, or publicly declare its intention not to, or fail generally to pay its debts as they become due;
(k)    (i) one or more judgments for the payment of money in an aggregate amount in excess of $2,000,000 shall be rendered against any Loan Party, any Subsidiary or any combination thereof and the same shall remain undischarged for a period of thirty (30) consecutive days during which execution shall not be effectively stayed, or any action shall be legally taken by a judgment creditor to attach or levy upon any assets of any Loan Party or Subsidiary to enforce any such judgment; or (ii) any Loan Party or Subsidiary shall fail within thirty (30) days to discharge one or more non-monetary judgments or orders which, individually or in the aggregate, could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect, which judgments or orders, in any such case, are not stayed on appeal or otherwise being appropriately contested in good faith by proper proceedings diligently pursued;
(l)    an ERISA Event shall have occurred that, in the opinion of the Required Lenders, when taken together with all other ERISA Events that have occurred, could reasonably be expected to result in liability of the Borrowers and their Subsidiaries in an aggregate amount exceeding (i) $5,000,000 in any year or (ii) $10,000,000 for all periods;
(m)    a Change in Control shall occur;
(n)    Intentionally Omitted;
(o)    the Loan Guaranty shall fail to remain in full force or effect or any action shall be taken to discontinue or to assert the invalidity or unenforceability of the Loan Guaranty, or any Loan Party shall deny that it has any further liability under the Loan Guaranty to which it is a party, or shall give notice to such effect, including, but not limited to notice of termination delivered pursuant to Section 10.08 of this Agreement, except where due to such Loan Party’s permitted liquidation or dissolution under the terms of this Agreement;
(p)    except as permitted by the terms of this Agreement or any Collateral Document, (i) any Collateral Document that purports to create a Lien shall for any reason fail to create a valid security interest in any Collateral purported to be covered thereby, or (ii) any Lien securing any Secured Obligation shall cease to be a perfected, first priority Lien (subject to any applicable Permitted Encumbrances or Liens pursuant to Sections 6.02(c) or (e)) except as the result of an action or failure to act on the part of the Administrative Agent;
(q)    except as the result of an action or failure to act on the part of the Administrative Agent, any Collateral Document shall fail to remain in full force or effect or any action shall be taken to discontinue or to assert the invalidity or unenforceability of any Collateral Document; or
(r)    any material provision of any Loan Document for any reason ceases to be valid, binding and enforceable in accordance with its terms (or any Loan Party shall challenge the enforceability of any Loan Document or shall assert in writing, or engage in any action or inaction

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that evidences its assertion, that any provision of any of the Loan Documents has ceased to be or otherwise is not valid, binding and enforceable in accordance with its terms);
then, and in every such Event of Default (other than an Event of Default with respect to the Borrowers described in clause (h) or (i) of this Article), and at any time thereafter during the continuance of such Event of Default, the Administrative Agent may, and at the request of the Required Lenders shall, by notice to the Borrower Representative, take either or both of the following actions, at the same or different times: (i) terminate the Commitments, whereupon the Commitments shall terminate immediately, and (ii) declare the Loans then outstanding to be due and payable in whole (or in part, but ratably as among the Classes of Loans and the Loans of each Class at the time outstanding, in which case any principal not so declared to be due and payable may thereafter be declared to be due and payable), whereupon the principal of the Loans so declared to be due and payable, together with accrued interest thereon and all fees and other obligations of the Borrowers accrued hereunder, shall become due and payable immediately, in each case without presentment, demand, protest or other notice of any kind, all of which are hereby waived by the Borrowers; and in the case of any event with respect to the Borrowers described in clause (h) or (i) of this Article, the Commitments shall automatically terminate and the principal of the Loans then outstanding, together with accrued interest thereon and all fees and other obligations of the Borrowers accrued hereunder, shall automatically become due and payable, in each case without presentment, demand, protest or other notice of any kind, all of which are hereby waived by the Borrowers. Upon the occurrence and during the continuance of an Event of Default, the Administrative Agent may, and at the request of the Required Lenders shall, increase the rate of interest applicable to the Loans and other Obligations as set forth in this Agreement and exercise any rights and remedies provided to the Administrative Agent under the Loan Documents or at law or equity, including all remedies provided under the UCC.
ARTICLE VIII    

The Administrative Agent
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SECTION 8.01    Appointment. Each of the Lenders, on behalf of itself and any of its Affiliates that are Secured Parties and the Issuing Bank hereby irrevocably appoints the Administrative Agent as its agent and authorizes the Administrative Agent to take such actions on its behalf, including execution of the other Loan Documents, and to exercise such powers as are delegated to the Administrative Agent by the terms of the Loan Documents, together with such actions and powers as are reasonably incidental thereto. In addition, to the extent required under the laws of any jurisdiction other than the U.S., each of the Lenders and the Issuing Bank hereby grants to the Administrative Agent any required powers of attorney to execute any Collateral Document governed by the laws of such jurisdiction on such Lender’s or Issuing Bank’s behalf. The provisions of this Article are solely for the benefit of the Administrative Agent and the Lenders (including the Swingline Lender and the Issuing Bank), and the Loan Parties shall not have rights as a third party beneficiary of any of such provisions. It is understood and agreed that the use of the term “agent” as used herein or in any other Loan Documents (or any similar term) with reference to the Administrative Agent is not intended to connote any fiduciary or other implied (or express) obligations arising under agency doctrine of any applicable law. Instead, such term is used as a

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matter of market custom, and is intended to create or reflect only an administrative relationship between independent contracting parties.
SECTION 8.02    Rights as a Lender. The bank serving as the Administrative Agent hereunder shall have the same rights and powers in its capacity as a Lender as any other Lender and may exercise the same as though it were not the Administrative Agent, and such bank and its Affiliates may accept deposits from, lend money to and generally engage in any kind of business with any Loan Party or any Subsidiary or any Affiliate thereof as if it were not the Administrative Agent hereunder.
SECTION 8.03    Duties and Obligations. The Administrative Agent shall not have any duties or obligations except those expressly set forth in the Loan Documents. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, (a) the Administrative Agent shall not be subject to any fiduciary or other implied duties, regardless of whether a Default has occurred and is continuing, (b) the Administrative Agent shall not have any duty to take any discretionary action or exercise any discretionary powers, except discretionary rights and powers expressly contemplated by the Loan Documents that the Administrative Agent is required to exercise as directed in writing by the Required Lenders (or such other number or percentage of the Lenders as shall be necessary under the circumstances as provided in Section 9.02), and, (c) except as expressly set forth in the Loan Documents, the Administrative Agent shall not have any duty to disclose, and shall not be liable for the failure to disclose, any information relating to any Loan Party or any Subsidiary that is communicated to or obtained by the bank serving as Administrative Agent or any of its Affiliates in any capacity. The Administrative Agent shall not be liable for any action taken or not taken by it with the consent or at the request of the Required Lenders (or such other number or percentage of the Lenders as shall be necessary under the circumstances as provided in Section 9.02) or in the absence of its own gross negligence or willful misconduct as determined by a final nonappealable judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction. The Administrative Agent shall be deemed not to have knowledge of any Default unless and until written notice thereof is given to the Administrative Agent by the Borrower Representative or a Lender, and the Administrative Agent shall not be responsible for or have any duty to ascertain or inquire into (i) any statement, warranty or representation made in or in connection with any Loan Document, (ii) the contents of any certificate, report or other document delivered hereunder or in connection with any Loan Document, (iii) the performance or observance of any of the covenants, agreements or other terms or conditions set forth in any Loan Document, (iv) the validity, enforceability, effectiveness or genuineness of any Loan Document or any other agreement, instrument or document, (v) the creation, perfection or priority of Liens on the Collateral or the existence of the Collateral, or (vi) the satisfaction of any condition set forth in Article IV or elsewhere in any Loan Document, other than to confirm receipt of items expressly required to be delivered to the Administrative Agent.
SECTION 8.04    Reliance. The Administrative Agent shall be entitled to rely upon, and shall not incur any liability for relying upon, any notice, request, certificate, consent, statement, instrument, document or other writing believed by it to be genuine and to have been signed or sent by the proper Person. The Administrative Agent also may rely upon any statement made to it orally or by telephone and believed by it to be made by the proper Person, and shall not incur any liability for relying thereon. The Administrative Agent may consult with legal counsel (who may be counsel

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for the Borrowers), independent accountants and other experts selected by it, and shall not be liable for any action taken or not taken by it in accordance with the advice of any such counsel, accountants or experts.
SECTION 8.05    Actions through Sub-Agents. The Administrative Agent may perform any and all of its duties and exercise its rights and powers by or through any one or more sub-agents appointed by the Administrative Agent. The Administrative Agent and any such sub-agent may perform any and all of its duties and exercise its rights and powers through their respective Related Parties. The exculpatory provisions of the preceding paragraphs shall apply to any such sub-agent and to the Related Parties of the Administrative Agent and any such sub-agent, and shall apply to their respective activities in connection with the syndication of the credit facilities provided for herein as well as activities as the Administrative Agent.
SECTION 8.06    Resignation. Subject to the appointment and acceptance of a successor Administrative Agent as provided in this paragraph, the Administrative Agent may resign at any time by notifying the Lenders, the Issuing Bank and the Borrower Representative. Upon any such resignation, the Required Lenders shall have the right, in consultation with the Borrower Representative and with the consent (such consent not to be unreasonably withheld, delayed or conditioned) of the Borrower Representative (unless a Specified Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing), to appoint a successor. If no successor shall have been so appointed by the Required Lenders and consented to by the Borrower Representative (to the extent such consent is required) and shall have accepted such appointment within thirty (30) days after the retiring Administrative Agent gives notice of its resignation, then the retiring Administrative Agent may, on behalf of the Lenders and the Issuing Bank, appoint a successor Administrative Agent which shall be a bank with an office in New York, New York, or an Affiliate of any such bank. Upon the acceptance of its appointment as Administrative Agent hereunder by its successor, such successor shall succeed to and become vested with all the rights, powers, privileges and duties of the retiring Administrative Agent, and the retiring Administrative Agent shall be discharged from its duties and obligations hereunder and under the other Loan Documents. The fees payable by the Borrowers to a successor Administrative Agent shall be the same as those payable to its predecessor, unless otherwise agreed by the Borrowers and such successor. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event no successor Administrative Agent shall have been so appointed and shall have accepted such appointment within thirty (30) days after the retiring Administrative Agent gives notice of its intent to resign, the retiring Administrative Agent may give notice of the effectiveness of its resignation to the Lenders, the Issuing Bank and the Borrowers, whereupon, on the date of effectiveness of such resignation stated in such notice, (a) the retiring Administrative Agent shall be discharged from its duties and obligations hereunder and under the other Loan Documents, provided that, solely for purposes of maintaining any security interest granted to the Administrative Agent under any Collateral Document for the benefit of the Secured Parties, the retiring Administrative Agent shall continue to be vested with such security interest as collateral agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties and, in the case of any Collateral in the possession of the Administrative Agent, shall continue to hold such Collateral, in each case until such time as a successor Administrative Agent is appointed and accepts such appointment in accordance with this paragraph (it being understood and agreed that the retiring Administrative Agent shall have no duly or obligation to take any further action under any Collateral Document, including any action required to maintain the perfection of any

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such security interest), and (b) the Required Lenders shall succeed to and become vested with all the rights, powers, privileges and duties of the retiring Administrative Agent, provided that (i) all payments required to be made hereunder or under any other Loan Document to the Administrative Agent for the account of any Person other than the Administrative Agent shall be made directly to such Person and (ii) all notices and other communications required or contemplated to be given or made to the Administrative Agent shall also directly be given or made to each Lender and the Issuing Bank. Following the effectiveness of the Administrative Agent’s resignation from its capacity as such, the provisions of this Article, Section 2.17(d) and Section 9.03, as well as any exculpatory, reimbursement and indemnification provisions set forth in any other Loan Document, shall continue in effect for the benefit of such retiring Administrative Agent, its sub‑agents and their respective Related Parties in respect of any actions taken or omitted to be taken by any of them while it was acting as Administrative Agent and in respect of the matters referred to in the proviso under clause (a) above.
SECTION 8.07    Non-Reliance.
(a)    Each Lender acknowledges and agrees that the extensions of credit made hereunder are commercial loans and letters of credit and not investments in a business enterprise or securities. Each Lender further represents that it is engaged in making, acquiring or holding commercial loans in the ordinary course of its business and has, independently and without reliance upon the Administrative Agent or any other Lender and based on such documents and information as it has deemed appropriate, made its own credit analysis and decision to enter into this Agreement as a Lender, and to make, acquire or hold Loans hereunder. Each Lender shall, independently and without reliance upon the Administrative Agent or any other Lender and based on such documents and information (which may contain material, non-public information within the meaning of the United States securities laws concerning the Borrowers and their respective Subsidiaries) as it shall from time to time deem appropriate, continue to make its own decisions in taking or not taking action under or based upon this Agreement, any other Loan Document, any related agreement or any document furnished hereunder or thereunder and in deciding whether or to the extent to which it will continue as a Lender or assign or otherwise transfer its rights, interests and obligations hereunder.
(b)    Each Lender hereby agrees that (i) it has requested a copy of each Report prepared by or on behalf of the Administrative Agent; (ii) the Administrative Agent (A) makes no representation or warranty, express or implied, as to the completeness or accuracy of any Report or any of the information contained therein or any inaccuracy or omission contained in or relating to a Report and (B) shall not be liable for any information contained in any Report; (iii) the Reports are not comprehensive audits or examinations, and that any Person performing any field examination will inspect only specific information regarding the Loan Parties and will rely significantly upon the Loan Parties’ books and records, as well as on representations of the Loan Parties’ personnel and that the Administrative Agent undertakes no obligation to update, correct or supplement the Reports; (iv) it will keep all Reports confidential and strictly for its internal use, not share the Report with any Loan Party or any other Person except as otherwise permitted pursuant to this Agreement; and (v) without limiting the generality of any other indemnification provision contained in this Agreement, (A) it will hold the Administrative Agent and any such other Person preparing a Report

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harmless from any action the indemnifying Lender may take or conclusion the indemnifying Lender may reach or draw from any Report in connection with any extension of credit that the indemnifying Lender has made or may make to the Borrower, or the indemnifying Lender’s participation in, or the indemnifying Lender’s purchase of, a Loan or Loans; and (B) it will pay and protect, and indemnify, defend, and hold the Administrative Agent and any such other Person preparing a Report harmless from and against, the claims, actions, proceedings, damages, costs, expenses, and other amounts (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) incurred by the Administrative Agent or any such other Person as the direct or indirect result of any third parties who might obtain all or part of any Report through the indemnifying Lender.
SECTION 8.08    Titles. No Lender having the title of syndication agent shall have any obligations, duties or liabilities hereunder in its capacity as a syndication agent.
SECTION 8.09    Not Partners or Co-Venturers; Administrative Agent as Representative of the Secured Parties. (0) The Lenders are not partners or co-venturers, and no Lender shall be liable for the acts or omissions of, or (except as otherwise set forth herein in case of the Administrative Agent) authorized to act for, any other Lender. The Administrative Agent shall have the exclusive right on behalf of the Lenders to enforce the payment of the principal of and interest on any Loan after the date such principal or interest has become due and payable pursuant to the terms of this Agreement.
(a)    In its capacity, the Administrative Agent is a “representative” of the Secured Parties within the meaning of the term “secured party” as defined in the California Uniform Commercial Code. Each Lender authorizes the Administrative Agent to enter into each of the Collateral Documents to which it is a party and to take all action contemplated by such documents. Each Lender agrees that no Secured Party (other than the Administrative Agent) shall have the right individually to seek to realize upon the security granted by any Collateral Document, it being understood and agreed that such rights and remedies may be exercised solely by the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties upon the terms of the Collateral Documents. In the event that any Collateral is hereafter pledged by any Person as collateral security for the Secured Obligations, the Administrative Agent is hereby authorized, and hereby granted a power of attorney, to execute and deliver on behalf of the Secured Parties any Loan Documents necessary or appropriate to grant and perfect a Lien on such Collateral in favor of the Administrative Agent on behalf of the Secured Parties.
SECTION 8.10    Flood Laws. Chase has adopted internal policies and procedures that address requirements placed on federally regulated lenders under the National Flood Insurance Reform Act of 1994 and related legislation. For purposes of this Agreement, "Flood Laws" shall mean, collectively, the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, the National Flood Insurance Reform Act of 1994, and the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Act of 2012, as such statutes may be amended or re-codified from time to time, any substitution therefor, any regulations promulgated thereunder, and all other Legal Requirements relating to flood insurance. Chase, as administrative agent or collateral agent on a syndicated facility, will post on the applicable electronic platform (or otherwise distribute to each Lender in the syndicate) documents that it receives in connection with the Flood Laws. However, Chase reminds each Lender

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and Participant in the facility that, pursuant to the Flood Laws, each federally regulated Lender (whether acting as a Lender or Participant in the facility) is responsible for assuring its own compliance with the flood insurance requirements.
ARTICLE IX    

Miscellaneous
.
SECTION 9.01    Notices. (0) Except in the case of notices and other communications expressly permitted to be given by telephone or Electronic Systems (and subject in each case to paragraph (b) below), all notices and other communications provided for herein shall be in writing and shall be delivered by hand or overnight courier service, mailed by certified or registered mail or sent by facsimile, as follows:
(i)    if to any Loan Party, to the Borrower Representative at:
Farmer Bros. Co.
1912 Farmer Brothers Drive
Northlake, TX 76262
Attention: Legal Department
Email: LegalDepartment@farmerbros.com
  

(ii)    if to the Administrative Agent, the Issuing Bank or the Swingline Lender, to JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. at:
2200 Ross Avenue, 9th Floor
Dallas, Texas 75201
Attention: Ross Gilbert
Facsimile No: (214) 965-2594

with a copy to:

MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS LLP
300 South Grand Avenue, 22nd Floor
Los Angeles, California 90071-3132
Attention: Marshall Stoddard, Jr., Esq.
Facsimile No: (212) 309-6001

(iii)    if to any other Lender, to it at its address or facsimile number set forth in its Administrative Questionnaire.
All such notices and other communications (i) sent by hand or overnight courier service, or mailed by certified or registered mail, shall be deemed to have been given when received, (ii) sent by facsimile shall be deemed to have been given when sent, provided that if not given during normal business hours of the recipient, such notice or communication shall be deemed to have been given

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at the opening of business on the next Business Day of the recipient, or (iii) delivered through Electronic Systems to the extent provided in paragraph (b) below shall be effective as provided in such paragraph.
(b)    Notices and other communications to the Lenders hereunder may be delivered or furnished by Electronic Systems pursuant to procedures approved by the Administrative Agent; provided that the foregoing shall not apply to notices pursuant to Article II or to compliance and no Default certificates delivered pursuant to Section 5.01(d) unless otherwise agreed by the Administrative Agent and the applicable Lender. Each of the Administrative Agent and the Borrower Representative (on behalf of the Loan Parties) may, in its discretion, agree to accept notices and other communications to it hereunder by Electronic Systems pursuant to procedures approved by it; provided that approval of such procedures may be limited to particular notices or communications. Unless the Administrative Agent otherwise proscribes, all such notices and other communications (i) sent to an e-mail address shall be deemed received upon the sender’s receipt of an acknowledgement from the intended recipient (such as by the “return receipt requested” function, as available, return e-mail or other written acknowledgement), provided that if not given during the normal business hours of the recipient, such notice or communication shall be deemed to have been given at the opening of business on the next Business Day for the recipient, and (ii) posted to an Internet or intranet website shall be deemed received upon the deemed receipt by the intended recipient, at its e-mail address as described in the foregoing clause (i), of notification that such notice or communication is available and identifying the website address therefor; provided that, for both clauses (i) and (ii) above, if such notice, e-mail or other communication is not sent during the normal business hours of the recipient, such notice or communication shall be deemed to have been sent at the opening of business on the next Business Day of the recipient.
(c)    Any party hereto may change its address, facsimile number or e-mail address for notices and other communications hereunder by notice to the other parties hereto.
(d)    Electronic Systems.
(i)    Each Loan Party agrees that the Administrative Agent may, but shall not be obligated to, make Communications (as defined below) available to the Issuing Bank and the other Lenders by posting the Communications on Debt Domain, Intralinks, Syndtrak, ClearPar or a substantially similar Electronic System.
(ii)    Any Electronic System used by the Administrative Agent is provided “as is” and “as available.” The Agent Parties (as defined below) do not warrant the adequacy of such Electronic Systems and expressly disclaim liability for errors or omissions in the Communications. No warranty of any kind, express, implied or statutory, including any warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement of third-party rights or freedom from viruses or other code defects, is made by any Agent Party in connection with the Communications or any Electronic System. In no event shall the Administrative Agent or any of its Related Parties (collectively, the “Agent Parties”) have any liability to the Borrowers or the other Loan Parties, any Lender, the Issuing Bank or any other Person or entity for damages of any kind, including direct or indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages, losses or expenses (whether in tort, contract or otherwise) arising out of any Loan Party’s or the Administrative Agent’s

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transmission of communications through an Electronic System. “Communications” means, collectively, any notice, demand, communication, information, document or other material provided by or on behalf of any Loan Party pursuant to any Loan Document or the transactions contemplated therein which is distributed by the Administrative Agent, any Lender or the Issuing Bank by means of electronic communications pursuant to this Section, including through an Electronic System.
SECTION 9.02    Waivers; Amendments. (0) No failure or delay by the Administrative Agent, the Issuing Bank or any Lender in exercising any right or power hereunder or under any other Loan Document shall operate as a waiver thereof, nor shall any single or partial exercise of any such right or power, or any abandonment or discontinuance of steps to enforce such a right or power, preclude any other or further exercise thereof or the exercise of any other right or power. The rights and remedies of the Administrative Agent, the Issuing Bank and the Lenders hereunder and under any other Loan Document are cumulative and are not exclusive of any rights or remedies that they would otherwise have. No waiver of any provision of any Loan Document or consent to any departure by any Loan Party therefrom shall in any event be effective unless the same shall be permitted by paragraph (b) of this Section, and then such waiver or consent shall be effective only in the specific instance and for the purpose for which given. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the making of a Loan or issuance of a Letter of Credit shall not be construed as a waiver of any Default, regardless of whether the Administrative Agent, any Lender or the Issuing Bank may have had notice or knowledge of such Default at the time.
(a)    Except as provided in the first sentence of Section 2.09(f) (with respect to any commitment increase), neither this Agreement nor any other Loan Document nor any provision hereof or thereof may be waived, amended or modified except (x) in the case of this Agreement, pursuant to an agreement or agreements in writing entered into by the Borrowers and the Required Lenders or (y) in the case of any other Loan Document, pursuant to an agreement or agreements in writing entered into by the Administrative Agent and the Loan Party or Loan Parties that are parties thereto, with the consent of the Required Lenders; provided that no such agreement shall (i) increase the Commitment of any Lender without the written consent of such Lender (including any such Lender that is a Defaulting Lender), (ii) reduce or forgive the principal amount of any Loan or LC Disbursement or reduce the rate of interest thereon, or reduce or forgive any interest or fees payable hereunder, without the written consent of each Lender (including any such Lender that is a Defaulting Lender) directly affected thereby, (except (1) in connection with the waiver of applicability of any post-default increase in interest rates, which waiver shall be effective with the consent of the Required Lenders and (2) that any adjustment or modification of defined terms used in the determination of the Borrowing Base shall not constitute a reduction in the rate of interest or fees for purposes of this clause (ii)), (iii) postpone any scheduled date of payment of the principal amount of any Loan or LC Disbursement, or any date for the payment of any interest, fees or other Obligations payable hereunder, or reduce the amount of, waive or excuse any such payment, or postpone the scheduled date of expiration of any Commitment, without the written consent of each Lender (including any such Lender that is a Defaulting Lender) directly affected thereby, (except (1) in connection with the waiver of applicability of any post-default increase in interest rates, which waiver shall be effective with the consent of the Required Lenders and (2) that any adjustment or modification of defined terms used in the determination of the Borrowing Base shall not constitute a reduction in the rate of interest or fees for purposes of this clause (ii)), (iv) change Section 2.18(b)

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or (d) in a manner that would alter the manner in which payments are shared, without the written consent of each Lender (other than any Defaulting Lender), (v) increase the advance rates set forth in the definition of Borrowing Base or add new categories of eligible assets, without the written consent of each Revolving Lender (other than any Defaulting Lender), (vi) change any of the provisions of this Section or the definition of “Required Lenders” or any other provision of any Loan Document specifying the number or percentage of Lenders (or Lenders of any Class) required to waive, amend or modify any rights thereunder or make any determination or grant any consent thereunder, without the written consent of each Lender (other than any Defaulting Lender) directly affected thereby, (vii) change Section 2.20, without the consent of each Lender (other than any Defaulting Lender), (viii) release any Loan Guarantor from its obligation under its Loan Guaranty (except as otherwise permitted herein or in the other Loan Documents), without the written consent of each Lender (other than any Defaulting Lender), or (ix) except as provided in clause (c) of this Section or in any Collateral Document, release all or substantially all of the Collateral, without the written consent of each Lender (other than any Defaulting Lender); provided further that no such agreement shall amend, modify or otherwise affect the rights or duties of the Administrative Agent, the Issuing Bank or the Swingline Lender hereunder without the prior written consent of the Administrative Agent, the Issuing Bank or the Swingline Lender, as the case may be (it being understood that any amendment to Section 2.20 shall require the consent of the Administrative Agent, the Issuing Bank and the Swingline Lender). The Administrative Agent may also amend the Commitment Schedule to reflect assignments entered into pursuant to Section 9.04. Any amendment, waiver or other modification of this Agreement or any other Loan Document that by its terms affects the rights or duties under this Agreement of the Lenders of one or more Classes (but not the Lenders of any other Class), may be effected by an agreement or agreements in writing entered into by the Borrower and the requisite number or percentage in interest of each affected Class of Lenders that would be required to consent thereto under this Section if such Class of Lenders were the only Class of Lenders hereunder at the time.
(b)    The Secured Parties hereby irrevocably authorize the Administrative Agent, at its option and in its sole discretion, to release any Liens granted to the Administrative Agent by the Loan Parties on any Collateral (i) upon the termination of all of the Commitments, payment and satisfaction in full in cash of all Secured Obligations (other than Unliquidated Obligations), and the cash collateralization of all Unliquidated Obligations in a manner satisfactory to each affected Lender, (ii) constituting property being sold or disposed of if the Loan Party disposing of such property certifies to the Administrative Agent that the sale or disposition is made in compliance with the terms of this Agreement (and the Administrative Agent may rely conclusively on any such certificate, without further inquiry), and to the extent that the property being sold or disposed of constitutes 100% of the Equity Interests of a Subsidiary, the Administrative Agent is authorized to release any Loan Guaranty provided by such Subsidiary, (iii) constituting property leased to a Loan Party under a lease which has expired or been terminated in a transaction permitted under this Agreement, or (iv) as required to effect any sale or other disposition of such Collateral in connection with any exercise of remedies of the Administrative Agent and the Lenders pursuant to Article VII. Except as provided in the preceding sentence, the Administrative Agent will not release any Liens on Collateral without the prior written authorization of the Required Lenders; provided that, the Administrative Agent may in its discretion, release its Liens on Collateral valued in the aggregate not in excess of $2,500,000 during any calendar year without the prior written authorization of the

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Required Lenders (it being agreed that the Administrative Agent may rely conclusively on one or more certificates of the Borrowers as to the value of any Collateral to be so released, without further inquiry). The Administrative Agent and the Lenders agree that the Administrative Agent shall execute and deliver all documents reasonably requested by any Loan Party to effect or otherwise evidence such release (and, if requested by the Administrative Agent in connection with such execution and delivery, the Loan Party disposing of such property shall certify to the Administrative Agent that the applicable sale or disposition is being made in compliance with the terms of this Agreement (and the Administrative Agent may rely conclusively on any such certificate, without further inquiry)). Any such release shall not in any manner discharge, affect, or impair the Obligations or any Liens (other than those expressly being released) upon (or obligations of the Loan Parties in respect of) all interests retained by the Loan Parties, including the proceeds of any sale, all of which shall continue to constitute part of the Collateral. Any execution and delivery by the Administrative Agent of documents in connection with any such release shall be without recourse to or warranty by the Administrative Agent.
(c)    If, in connection with any proposed amendment, waiver or consent requiring the consent of “each Lender” or “each Lender affected thereby,” the consent of the Required Lenders is obtained, but the consent of other necessary Lenders is not obtained (any such Lender whose consent is necessary but has not been obtained being referred to herein as a “Non-Consenting Lender”), then the Borrowers may elect to replace a Non-Consenting Lender as a Lender party to this Agreement, provided that, concurrently with such replacement, (i) another bank or other entity which is reasonably satisfactory to the Borrowers, the Administrative Agent and the Issuing Bank shall agree, as of such date, to purchase for cash the Loans and other Obligations due to the Non-Consenting Lender pursuant to an Assignment and Assumption and to become a Lender for all purposes under this Agreement and to assume all obligations of the Non-Consenting Lender to be terminated as of such date and to comply with the requirements of clause (b) of Section 9.04, and (ii) the Borrowers shall pay to such Non-Consenting Lender in same day funds on the day of such replacement (1) all interest, fees and other amounts then accrued but unpaid to such Non-Consenting Lender by the Borrowers hereunder to and including the date of termination, including without limitation payments due to such Non-Consenting Lender under Sections 2.15 and 2.17, and (2) an amount, if any, equal to the payment which would have been due to such Lender on the day of such replacement under Section 2.16 had the Loans of such Non-Consenting Lender been prepaid on such date rather than sold to the replacement Lender.
(d)    Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein the Administrative Agent may, with the consent of the Borrower Representative only, amend, modify or supplement this Agreement or any of the other Loan Documents to cure any ambiguity, omission, mistake, defect or inconsistency.
SECTION 9.03    Expenses; Indemnity; Damage Waiver. (0) The Loan Parties shall, jointly and severally, pay all (i) reasonable and documented out‑of‑pocket expenses incurred by the Administrative Agent and its Affiliates, including the reasonable and documented fees, charges and disbursements of counsel for the Administrative Agent (limited to one primary counsel, one local counsel in each reasonably necessary jurisdiction, one specialty counsel in each reasonably necessary specialty area, and one or more additional counsel if one or more actual conflicts of

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interest arise), in connection with the syndication and distribution (including, without limitation, via the internet or through an Electronic System) of the credit facilities provided for herein, the preparation and administration of the Loan Documents and any amendments, modifications or waivers of the provisions of the Loan Documents (whether or not the transactions contemplated hereby or thereby shall be consummated), (ii) reasonable and documented out-of-pocket expenses incurred by the Issuing Bank in connection with the issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of any Letter of Credit or any demand for payment thereunder and (iii) all documented out-of-pocket expenses incurred by the Administrative Agent, the Issuing Bank or any Lender, including the fees, charges and disbursements of any counsel for the Administrative Agent, the Issuing Bank or any Lender (limited to one primary counsel, one local counsel in each reasonably necessary jurisdiction, one specialty counsel in each reasonably necessary specialty area, and one or more additional counsel if one or more actual conflicts of interest arise), in connection with the enforcement, collection or protection of its rights in connection with the Loan Documents, including its rights under this Section, or in connection with the Loans made or Letters of Credit issued hereunder, including all such documented out-of‑pocket expenses incurred during any workout, restructuring or negotiations in respect of such Loans or Letters of Credit. Expenses being reimbursed by the Loan Parties under this Section include, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, fees, costs and expenses incurred in connection with:
(i)    appraisals (subject to the limitations set forth in Section 5.12) and insurance reviews;
(ii)    field examinations and the preparation of Reports based on the fees charged by a third party retained by the Administrative Agent or the reasonable and documented internally allocated fees for each Person employed by the Administrative Agent with respect to each field examination (subject to the limitation set forth in Section 5.06);
(iii)    </