EX-10.1 2 shlo-ex101_24.htm EX-10.1 shlo-ex101_24.htm

Exhibit 10.1

 

Tenth AMENDMENT TO CREDIT AGREEMENT, Second AMENDMENT TO SECURITY AGREEMENT AND Second AMENDMENT TO PLEDGE AGREEMENT

THIS Tenth AMENDMENT TO CREDIT AGREEMENT, Second AMENDMENT TO SECURITY AGREEMENT AND Second AMENDMENT TO PLEDGE AGREEMENT (this “Tenth Amendment Agreement”) dated as of June 11, 2020 (the “Amendment Closing Date”) is entered into among SHILOH INDUSTRIES, INC., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), SHILOH HOLDINGS NETHERLANDS B.V., a besloten vennootschap met beperkte aansprakelijkheid organized under the laws of the Netherlands (the “Dutch Borrower” and together with the Company, each a “Borrower” and collectively, the “Borrowers”), the Guarantors party hereto, the Lenders party hereto and BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., as Administrative Agent, Swing Line Lender, Dutch Swing Line Lender and L/C Issuer.

RECITALS

WHEREAS, the Company, the Guarantors, the Lenders and Bank of America, N.A., as Administrative Agent entered into that certain Credit Agreement dated as of October 25, 2013 (as amended by that certain First Amendment to Credit Agreement dated as of December 30, 2013, that certain Second Amendment to Credit Agreement dated as of June 26, 2014, that certain Third Amendment to Credit Agreement dated as of September 29, 2014, that certain Fourth Amendment to Credit Agreement dated as of April 29, 2015, that certain Fifth Amendment to Credit Agreement dated as of October 30, 2015, that certain Sixth Amendment to Credit Agreement dated as of October 28, 2016, that certain Seventh Amendment to Credit Agreement dated as of July 31, 2017, that certain Eighth Amendment to Credit Agreement dated as of October 31, 2017, that certain Ninth Amendment to Credit Agreement, First Amendment to Security Agreement and First Amendment to Pledge Agreement dated as of June 6, 2019 and as otherwise amended, supplemented or modified, the “Existing Credit Agreement”);

WHEREAS, the Company and the Guarantors are party to that certain Security Agreement, dated as of October 25, 2013 (as amended by that certain Ninth Amendment to Credit Agreement, First Amendment to Security Agreement and First Amendment to Pledge Agreement dated as of June 6, 2019 and as otherwise amended, supplemented or modified, the “Security Agreement”) in favor of the Administrative Agent, on behalf of the Secured Parties;

WHEREAS, the Company and the Guarantors are party to that certain Pledge Agreement, dated as of October 25, 2013 (as amended by that certain Ninth Amendment to Credit Agreement, First Amendment to Security Agreement and First Amendment to Pledge Agreement dated as of June 6, 2019 and as otherwise amended, supplemented or modified, the “Pledge Agreement”) in favor of the Administrative Agent, on behalf of the Secured Parties; and

WHEREAS, the Borrowers have requested that the Lenders and the L/C Issuer make certain amendments and modifications to the Existing Credit Agreement, the Security Agreement and the Pledge Agreement;

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

1.Defined Terms.  Capitalized terms used but not otherwise defined herein have the meanings assigned to them in the Existing Credit Agreement or the Amended Credit Agreement (as defined below), as the context may require.

 


 

2.Amendments to Existing Credit Agreement.  Effective as of the Amendment Closing Date, (a) the Existing Credit Agreement is hereby amended by this Tenth Amendment Agreement and for ease of reference restated (after giving effect to this Tenth Amendment Agreement) in the form of Annex A hereto (the Existing Credit Agreement, as so amended by this Tenth Amendment Agreement, being referred to as the “Amended Credit Agreement”), (b) Schedules 6.10, 6.13, 6.17, 6.20(a) and 6.20(b) to the Existing Credit Agreement are hereby amended to read as provided on Schedules 6.10, 6.13, 6.17, 6.20(a) and 6.20(b) attached hereto, and (c) a new Schedule 6.20(d) is hereby added to the Existing Credit Agreement to read in the form attached hereto as Schedule 6.20(d).  Except as expressly set forth above and therein, all Schedules and Exhibits to the Existing Credit Agreement will continue in their present forms as Schedules and Exhibits to the Amended Credit Agreement.

3.Amendments to Security Agreement.  The Security Agreement is hereby amended as follows:

(a)Section 5(e) of the Security Agreement is hereby amended to read as follows:

(a)Control.  Execute and deliver (and cause to be executed and delivered) all agreements, assignments, instruments or other documents as the Administrative Agent shall reasonably request for the purpose of obtaining and maintaining control within the meaning of the UCC with respect to any Collateral consisting of Deposit Accounts, Investment Property, Letter-of-Credit Rights and Electronic Chattel Paper; provided, that not later than forty-five (45) days after the Tenth Amendment Effective Date (or such longer period as may be approved by the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion), each Grantor that is a domestic entity shall not open, maintain or otherwise have any Deposit Account or other account where money or securities are or may be deposited or maintained with any Person, other than (i) foreign accounts, (ii) Deposit Accounts that are maintained at all times with depositary institutions as to which the Administrative Agent shall have received an agreement, among a Grantor, a depository institution and the Administrative Agent, which agreement is in form and substance acceptable to the Administrative Agent and which provides the Administrative Agent with “control” (as such term is used in Article 9 of the UCC) over the Deposit Account(s) described therein, (iii) Deposit Accounts established solely as payroll, tax or escrow accounts, (iv) zero balance accounts and (v) other Deposit Accounts, so long as at any time the balance in any such account does not exceed $100,000 and the aggregate balance in all such accounts does not exceed $300,000.

 

(b)Schedule 2(d) to the Security Agreement is hereby amended to read in the form attached hereto as Schedule 2(d).

 

4.Amendments to Pledge Agreement.  The Pledge Agreement is hereby amended as follows:

(a)Sections 2(a) and (b) of the Pledge Agreement are hereby amended to read as follows:

 

(a)Pledged Shares.  One hundred percent (100%) (or, if less, the full amount owned by such Pledgor) of the issued and outstanding Equity Interests owned by such Pledgor of each Subsidiary set forth on Schedule 2(a) attached hereto directly owned by such Pledgor set forth on Schedule 2(a) attached hereto, in each case together with the certificates (or other agreements or instruments), if any, representing such Equity Interests, and all options and other rights, contractual or otherwise, with respect thereto

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(collectively, together with the Equity Interests described in Section 2(b) and 2(c) below, the “Pledged Shares”), including, but not limited to, the following:

(A)all shares, securities, membership interests and other Equity Interests or other property representing a dividend or other distribution on or in respect of any of the Pledged Shares, or representing a distribution or return of capital upon or in respect of the Pledged Shares, or resulting from a stock split, revision, reclassification or other exchange therefor, and any other dividends, distributions, subscriptions, warrants, cash, securities, instruments, rights, options or other property issued to or received or receivable by the holder of, or otherwise in respect of, the Pledged Shares; and

 

(B)without affecting the obligations of the Pledgors under any provision prohibiting such action hereunder or under the Credit Agreement, in the event of any consolidation or merger involving the issuer of any Pledged Shares and in which such issuer is not the surviving entity, all Equity Interests of the successor entity formed by or resulting from such consolidation or merger;

 

provided, however, that, if any such pledge with respect to the Equity Interests of any Foreign Subsidiary of a Pledgor (x) would reasonably be expected to cause the undistributed earnings of such Foreign Subsidiary as determined for United States federal income tax purposes to be treated as a deemed dividend to such Foreign Subsidiary’s United States parent or (y) would reasonably be expected to cause any material adverse tax consequences for the Loan Parties or any of their Subsidiaries, then the foregoing pledge requirement shall be limited to the pledge of the maximum amount of voting and/or non-voting Equity Interests (if any) that would reasonably be expected to not result in or cause such deemed dividend and/or other material adverse tax consequences).  

 

(b)Additional Shares.  One hundred percent (100%) (or, if less, the full amount owned by such Pledgor) of the issued and outstanding Equity Interests owned by such Pledgor of any Person that hereafter becomes a Subsidiary directly owned by such Pledgor, including, without limitation, the certificates (or other agreements or instruments) representing such Equity Interests; provided, however, that, if any such pledge with respect to the Equity Interests of any Foreign Subsidiary of a Pledgor (x) would reasonably be expected to cause the undistributed earnings of such Foreign Subsidiary as determined for United States federal income tax purposes to be treated as a deemed dividend to such Foreign Subsidiary’s United States parent or (y) would reasonably be expected to cause any material adverse tax consequences for the Loan Parties or any of their Subsidiaries, then the foregoing pledge requirement shall be limited to the pledge of the maximum amount of voting and/or non-voting Equity Interests (if any) that would reasonably be expected to not result in or cause such deemed dividend and/or other material adverse tax consequences.

 

(b)Section 4(a) of the Pledge Agreement is hereby amended to read as follows:

 

(a)Delivery of Certificates.  Each Pledgor shall deliver to the Administrative Agent (i) simultaneously with or within a commercially reasonable time (it being understood that to the extent the Equity Interests of any Foreign Subsidiary directly owned by a Pledgor have not previously been subject to a first priority, perfected Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the holders of the Obligations, the Pledgors shall have thirty (30) days from the Tenth Amendment

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Effective Date (or such longer period as may be approved by the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion) to deliver the certificates representing such Pledged Shares) following the execution and delivery of this Pledge Agreement, all certificates representing the Pledged Shares of such Pledgor and (ii) within a commercially reasonable time (it being understood that to the extent the Equity Interests of any Foreign Subsidiary directly owned by a Pledgor have not previously been subject to a first priority, perfected Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the holders of the Obligations, the Pledgors shall have thirty (30) days from the Tenth Amendment Effective Date (or such longer period as may be approved by the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion) to deliver the certificates representing such Pledged Shares) after the receipt thereof by or on behalf of a Pledgor, all other certificates and instruments constituting Pledged Collateral of a Pledgor.  Prior to delivery to the Administrative Agent, all such certificates and instruments constituting Pledged Collateral of a Pledgor shall be held in trust by such Pledgor for the benefit of the Administrative Agent pursuant hereto.  All such certificates and instruments shall be delivered in suitable form for transfer by delivery or shall be accompanied by duly executed instruments of transfer or assignment in blank, substantially in the form provided in Exhibit 4(a) attached hereto.

(c)Section 5(g) of the Pledge Agreement is hereby amended to read as follows:

 

(g)No Other Interests.  As of the Tenth Amendment Effective Date, no Pledgor owns any Equity Interests in any Subsidiary other than as set forth on Schedule 2(a) attached hereto.

(d)Schedule 2(a) to the Pledge Agreement is hereby amended to read in the form attached hereto as Schedule 2(a).

5.Conditions Precedent.  This Tenth Amendment Agreement shall become effective upon satisfaction (or waiver) of the following conditions precedent:

(a)Tenth Amendment Agreement. Receipt by the Administrative Agent of counterparts of this Tenth Amendment Agreement executed by the Borrowers, the Guarantors party hereto, the L/C Issuer and the Required Lenders.

(b)Perfection and Priority of Liens.  Receipt by the Administrative Agent of such documents and other deliverables of the type described in Section 5.01(g)(i) and (iv) of the Amended Credit Agreement as it shall require.

(c)Opinions of Counsel.  Receipt by the Administrative Agent of favorable opinions of legal counsel, addressed to the Administrative Agent and each Lender, dated as of the Amendment Closing Date, and in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.

(c)Organization Documents, Resolutions, Etc.  Receipt by the Administrative Agent of the following, each of which shall be originals, certified copies or facsimiles (followed promptly by originals), in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and its legal counsel:

(i)certificates of Responsible Officers of each Loan Party certifying (x) copies of the Organization Documents of such Loan Party to be true and correct as of the Amendment Closing Date, in each case in form and substance satisfactory to the

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Administrative Agent or (y) that no changes, amendments or other modifications have been made to the Organization Documents of such Loan Party since the Eighth Amendment Effective Date or the date such Loan Party became a Loan Party, as applicable;

(ii)such certificates of resolutions or other action and/or other certificates of Responsible Officers of each Loan Party as the Administrative Agent may reasonably require evidencing the identity, authority and capacity of each Responsible Officer thereof authorized to act as a Responsible Officer in connection with this Tenth Amendment Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby;

(iii)such documents and certifications as the Administrative Agent may reasonably require to evidence that each Loan Party is duly organized, formed or incorporated, and is validly existing, in good standing (to the extent applicable) and qualified to engage in business in its state of organization, formation or incorporation, in each case in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent; provided, that, it is understood and agreed that such documents and certifications for Shiloh Industries, Inc. Dickson Manufacturing Division, a Tennessee corporation, may be delivered within five (5) Business Days of the Amendment Closing Date (or such later date as may be approved by the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion); and

(iv)in respect of the Dutch Borrower:

(A)an up-to-date extract from the Dutch trade register (handelsregister) relating to it dated no earlier than fifteen (15) Business Days prior to the Amendment Closing Date; and

(B)a copy of a resolution of its board of managing directors approving the execution of, and the terms of, and the transactions contemplated by, this Tenth Amendment Agreement.

(d)Fees.  Receipt (i) by the Administrative Agent, for the account of each Lender that delivers a signature page to this Tenth Amendment Agreement prior to the Amendment Closing Date, of an amendment fee in an amount equal to 0.30% of the sum of (x) such Lender’s Revolving A Commitment plus (y) such Lender’s Revolving B Commitment, in each case, as of the Amendment Closing Date and (ii) by the Administrative Agent, BofA Securities and the Lenders of any other fees required to be paid on or before the Amendment Closing Date in connection with the consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby.

(e)Expense Reimbursement/Attorney Costs.  The Administrative Agent, the Joint Lead Arrangers, the L/C Issuer and the Lenders shall have been reimbursed for all reasonable and documented out-of-pocket expenses owing to the Administrative Agent, the Joint Lead Arrangers, the L/C Issuer, the Lenders and their counsel (including, for the avoidance of doubt, all reasonable fees, charges and disbursements of counsel to the Administrative Agent to the extent invoiced prior to the Amendment Closing Date).

(f)Beneficial Ownership Certification.  If any Borrower qualifies as a “legal entity customer” under the Beneficial Ownership Regulation, it shall deliver a certification regarding beneficial ownership required by the Beneficial Ownership Regulation to each Lender that so requests.

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6.Release.  As a material part of the consideration for Administrative Agent, the L/C Issuer and the Lenders entering into this Tenth Amendment Agreement, the Loan Parties agree as follows (the “Release Provision”):

(a)By their signatures below, the Borrowers and the other Loan Parties hereby agree that the Administrative Agent and each of the Lenders, and each of their respective Affiliates, officers, managers, directors, agents, attorneys, representatives and employees, and their respective predecessors, successors and assigns (hereinafter all of the above collectively referred to as the “Bank Group”), are irrevocably and unconditionally released, discharged and acquitted from any and all actions, causes of action, claims, demands, damages and liabilities of whatever kind or nature, in law or in equity, now known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected to the extent that any of the foregoing arises from any action or failure to act solely in connection with the Loan Documents on or prior to the date hereof; provided, that, for the avoidance of doubt, nothing herein will constitute a release or discharge by the Borrower or any other Loan Party after the date hereof.

(b)Each Loan Party hereby acknowledges, represents and warrants to the Bank Group that:

(i)such Loan Party has read and understands the effect of the Release Provision. Such Loan Party has had the assistance of independent counsel of its own choice, or has had the opportunity to retain such independent counsel, in reviewing, discussing, and considering all the terms of the Release Provision; and if counsel was retained, counsel for such Loan Party has read and considered the Release Provision and advised such Loan Party with respect to the same.  Before execution of this Tenth Amendment Agreement, such Loan Party has had adequate opportunity to make whatever investigation or inquiry it may deem necessary or desirable in connection with the subject matter of the Release Provision;

(ii)such Loan Party is not acting in reliance on any representation, understanding, or agreement not expressly set forth herein.  Such Loan Party acknowledges that the Bank Group has not made any representation with respect to the Release Provision except as expressly set forth herein;

(iii)such Loan Party has executed this Tenth Amendment Agreement and the Release Provision thereof as its free and voluntary act, without any duress, coercion, or undue influence exerted by or on behalf of any person; and

(iv)such Loan Party is the sole owner of the claims released by the Release Provision, and such Loan Party has not heretofore conveyed or assigned any interest in any such claims to any other Person.

(c)Such Loan Party understands that the Release Provision was a material consideration in the agreement of the Administrative Agent, the L/C Issuer and the Lenders to enter into this Tenth Amendment Agreement.

7.Miscellaneous.

(a)Except as expressly set forth herein, this Tenth Amendment Agreement shall not by implication or otherwise limit, impair, constitute a waiver of, or otherwise affect the rights and remedies of the Lenders, the Administrative Agent, the L/C Issuers, the Swing Line Lender, the

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Dutch Swing Line Lender or the Lenders under the Existing Credit Agreement or any other Loan Document, and shall not alter, modify, amend or in any way affect any of the terms, conditions, obligations, covenants or agreements contained in the Existing Credit Agreement or any other Loan Document, all of which, as amended, supplemented or otherwise modified hereby, are ratified and affirmed in all respects and shall continue in full force and effect.  Nothing herein shall be deemed to entitle any Loan Party to a consent to, or a waiver, amendment, modification or other change of, any of the terms, conditions, obligations, covenants or agreements contained in the Existing Credit Agreement, the Amended Credit Agreement or any other Loan Document in similar or different circumstances.  This Tenth Amendment Agreement shall constitute a Loan Document.  The parties hereto further acknowledge and agree that this Tenth Amendment Agreement constitutes an amendment to the Existing Credit Agreement, the Security Agreement and the Pledge Agreement, in each case, made under and in accordance with the terms of Section 11.01 of the Existing Credit Agreement.

(b)Each Guarantor party hereto (i) hereby acknowledges and consents to all of the terms and conditions of this Tenth Amendment Agreement, (ii) affirms all of its obligations under the Loan Documents and (iii) agrees that this Tenth Amendment Agreement and all documents executed in connection herewith do not operate to reduce or discharge its obligations under the Existing Credit Agreement, the Amended Credit Agreement or the other Loan Documents.

(c)The Borrowers and the Guarantors party hereto hereby represent and warrant as follows:

(i)Each of the Loan Parties has taken all necessary action to authorize the execution, delivery and performance of this Tenth Amendment Agreement.

(ii)This Tenth Amendment Agreement has been duly executed and delivered by the Loan Parties and constitutes each of the Loan Parties’ legal, valid and binding obligations, enforceable in accordance with its terms, except as such enforceability may be subject to (A) bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, fraudulent conveyance or transfer, moratorium or similar laws affecting creditors’ rights generally and (B) general principles of equity (regardless of whether such enforceability is considered in a proceeding at law or in equity).

(iii)No consent, approval, authorization or order of, or filing, registration or qualification with, any court or governmental authority or third party is required in connection with the execution, delivery or performance by, or enforcement against, any Loan Party of this Tenth Amendment Agreement, other than (A) those that have already been obtained and are in full force and effect, (B) filings to perfect the Liens created by the Collateral Documents, (C) those approvals, consents, exemptions, authorizations, actions, notices or filings described in the Collateral Documents and (D) those approvals, consents, exemptions, authorizations, actions, notices or filings, to the extent that the failure to obtain the same could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

(d)The Loan Parties represent and warrant to the Lenders that (i) the representations and warranties of the Loan Parties set forth in Article VI of the Amended Credit Agreement and in each other Loan Document are true and correct in all material respects (or, if any such representation or warranty is qualified by materiality or Material Adverse Effect, it shall be true and correct in all respects) as of the date hereof with the same effect as if made on and as of the date hereof, except to the extent such representations and warranties expressly relate solely to an

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earlier date, in which case they shall be true and correct in all material respects (or, if any such representation or warranty is qualified by materiality or Material Adverse Effect, it shall be true and correct in all respects) as of such earlier date and (ii) no event has occurred and is continuing which constitutes a Default or an Event of Default.

(e)This Tenth Amendment Agreement may be executed in any number of counterparts, each of which when so executed and delivered shall be an original, but all of which shall constitute one and the same instrument.  Delivery of an executed counterpart of this Tenth Amendment Agreement by telecopy shall be effective as an original and shall constitute a representation that an executed original shall be delivered.

(f)THIS Tenth Amendment AGREEMENT SHALL BE GOVERNED BY, AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK.  The provisions of Section 11.14(b) of the Amended Credit Agreement are incorporated herein by reference and shall apply to this Tenth Amendment Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby mutatis mutandis.

[Signature pages follow]

 

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Tenth Amendment Agreement to be duly executed as of the date first above written.

BORROWERS:

SHILOH INDUSTRIES, INC.,

a Delaware corporation

By:/s/ Lillian Etzkorn

Name:  Lillian Etzkorn

Title: Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

 

 

SHILOH HOLDINGS NETHERLANDS B.V.,

a besloten vennootschap met beperkte aansprakelijkheid organized under the laws of the Netherlands

 

By: /s/ Johannes Wilhelmus Petrus Catharina Maria Vorstenbosch

Name: Johannes Wilhelmus Petrus Catharina Maria Vorstenbosch

Title: Director A

 

 

By:/s/ Lillian Dorina Etzkorn

Name:  Lillian Dorina Etzkorn

Title:  Director B

 

 

GUARANTORS:SHILOH CORPORATION,

an Ohio corporation

 

By:/s/ Lillian Etzkorn

Name:  Lillian Etzkorn

Title: President and Treasurer

 

 

GREENFIELD DIE & MANUFACTURING CORP.,

a Michigan corporation

 

By:/s/ Lillian Etzkorn

Name:  Lillian Etzkorn

Title: President and Treasurer

 

 

JEFFERSON BLANKING INC.,

a Georgia corporation

 

By:/s/ Lillian Etzkorn

Name:  Lillian Etzkorn

Title: President and Treasurer

 

 


 


 

SHILOH AUTOMOTIVE, INC.,

an Ohio corporation

 

By:/s/ Lillian Etzkorn

Name:  Lillian Etzkorn

Title: President and Treasurer

 

 

SHILOH INDUSTRIES, INC. DICKSON

MANUFACTURING DIVISION,

a Tennessee corporation

 

By:/s/ Lillian Etzkorn

Name:  Lillian Etzkorn

Title: President and Treasurer

 

 

LIVERPOOL COIL PROCESSING, INCORPORATED,

an Ohio corporation

 

By:/s/ Lillian Etzkorn

Name:  Lillian Etzkorn

Title: President and Treasurer

 

 

MEDINA BLANKING, INC.,

an Ohio corporation

 

By:/s/ Lillian Etzkorn

Name:  Lillian Etzkorn

Title: President and Treasurer

 

 

THE SECTIONAL DIE COMPANY,

an Ohio corporation

 

By:/s/ Lillian Etzkorn

Name:  Lillian Etzkorn

Title: President and Treasurer

 

 

SECTIONAL STAMPING, INC.,

an Ohio corporation

 

By:/s/ Lillian Etzkorn

Name:  Lillian Etzkorn

Title: President and Treasurer

 

 

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SHILOH DIE CAST LLC,

an Ohio limited liability company

 

By:/s/ Lillian Etzkorn

Name:  Lillian Etzkorn

Title: President and Treasurer

 

 

ALBANY-CHICAGO COMPANY LLC,

a Wisconsin limited liability company

 

By:/s/ Lillian Etzkorn

Name:  Lillian Etzkorn

Title: President and Treasurer

 

 

SHILOH DIE CAST MIDWEST LLC,

an Ohio limited liability company

 

By:/s/ Lillian Etzkorn

Name:  Lillian Etzkorn

Title: President and Treasurer

 

 

SHILOH HOLDINGS INTERNATIONAL, INC.,

a Michigan corporation

 

By:/s/ Lillian Etzkorn

Name:  Lillian Etzkorn

Title: President and Treasurer

 

 

FMS MAGNUM HOLDINGS LLC,

an Ohio limited liability company

 

By:/s/ Lillian Etzkorn

Name:  Lillian Etzkorn

Title: President and Treasurer

 

 

SHILOH MANUFACTURING LLC,

a Michigan limited liability company

 

By:/s/ Lillian Etzkorn

Name:  Lillian Etzkorn

Title: President and Treasurer


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SHILOH MANUFACTURING HOLDINGS LLC,

an Ohio limited liability company

 

By:/s/ Lillian Etzkorn

Name:  Lillian Etzkorn

Title: President and Treasurer

 

 

 


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ADMINISTRATIVE

AGENT:

bank of america, n.a.,

as Administrative Agent

 

By: /s/ Angela Larkin

Name:  Angela Larkin

Title:  Vice President

 


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LENDER:

bank of america, n.a.,

as a Lender, Swing Line Lender, Dutch Swing Line Lender and L/C Issuer

By:/s/ David Komrska

Name:  David Komrska

Title:  Senior Vice President

 


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LENDER:

JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.,
as a Lender

 

By:/s/ Erik Barragan

Name: Erik Barragan

Title:  Authorized Officer

 

 


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LENDER:

BBVA, USA F/K/A COMPASS BANK, an Alabama    Banking Corporation,
as a Lender

 

By:/s/ Jon McCurdy

Name: Jon McCurdy

Title:  SVP

 


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LENDER:

ASSOCIATED BANK, N.A.,
as a Lender

 

By:/s/ Jiri Mikl

Name: Jiri Mikl

Title:  Senior Vice President

 


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LENDER:

BMO HARRIS BANK, N.A.,
as a Lender

 

By:/s/ Joshua J. Thompson

Name: Joshua J. Thompson

Title:  Associate Vice President

 


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LENDER:

CIBC BANK USA,
as a Lender

 

By:/s/ Robert Cheffins

Name: Robert Cheffins

Title:  Managing Director

 


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LENDER:

THE HUNTINGTON NATIONAL BANK,
as a Lender

 

By:/s/ Neil Corry-Roberts

Name: Neil Corry-Roberts

Title:  SVP

 


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LENDER:

KEYBANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,
as a Lender

 

By:/s/ Don D. Mishler

Name: Don D. Mishler

Title:  Senior Vice President

 


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LENDER:

SIEMENS FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC.,
as a Lender

 

By:/s/ Jared R. Molise

Name: Jared R. Molise

Title:  Vice President

 

By:/s/ Maria Leng

Name: Maria Leng

Title:  Vice President

 

 

 

 


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Annex A

Amended Credit Agreement

 

[See attached]

 

 

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Published Deal CUSIP Number: 82454HAA9

Published Revolving A CUSIP Number: 82454HAB7

Published Revolving B CUSIP Number: N8132DAB6

Annex A

CREDIT AGREEMENT

Dated as of October 25, 2013

(as amended by the First Amendment to Credit Agreement dated as of December 30, 2013, the Second Amendment to Credit Agreement dated as of June 26, 2014, the Third Amendment to Credit Agreement dated as of September 29, 2014, the Fourth Amendment to Credit Agreement dated as of April 29, 2015, the Fifth Amendment to Credit Agreement dated as of October 30, 2015, the Sixth Amendment to Credit Agreement dated as of October 28, 2016, the Seventh Amendment to Credit Agreement dated as of July 31, 2017, the Eighth Amendment to Credit Agreement dated as of October 31, 2017, the Ninth Amendment to Credit Agreement, First Amendment to Security Agreement and First Amendment to Pledge Agreement dated as of June 6, 2019 and the Tenth Amendment to Credit Agreement, Second Amendment to Security Agreement and Second Amendment to Pledge Agreement dated as of June 11, 2020)

among

SHILOH INDUSTRIES, INC.

and

SHILOH HOLDINGS NETHERLANDS B.V.,
as the Borrowers,

 

THE DOMESTIC SUBSIDIARIES OF SHILOH INDUSTRIES, INC.,
as the Guarantors,

BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,
as Administrative Agent, Swing Line Lender, Dutch Swing Line Lender and L/C Issuer,

and

THE OTHER LENDERS PARTY HERETO

 

 

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Page

ARTICLE I DEFINITIONS AND ACCOUNTING TERMS

1

1.01

Defined Terms

1

1.02

Other Interpretive Provisions

43

1.03

Accounting Terms

44

1.04

Rounding

45

1.05

Times of Day; Rates

46

1.06

Letter of Credit Amounts

46

1.07

Exchange Rates; Currency Equivalents

46

1.08

Additional Alternative Currencies

47

1.09

Change of Currency

48

1.10

Dutch Borrower Interpretive Provisions

48

ARTICLE II THE COMMITMENTS AND CREDIT EXTENSIONS

49

2.01

Commitments

49

2.02

Borrowings, Conversions and Continuations of Loans

50

2.03

Letters of Credit

53

2.04

Swing Line Loans

64

2.05

Prepayments

68

2.06

Termination or Reduction of Aggregate Revolving Commitments

70

2.07

Repayment of Loans

72

2.08

Interest

72

2.09

Fees

73

2.10

Computation of Interest and Fees; Retroactive Adjustments of Applicable Rate

74

2.11

Evidence of Debt

75

2.12

Payments Generally; Administrative Agent’s Clawback

75

2.13

Sharing of Payments by Lenders

77

2.14

Cash Collateral

78

2.15

Defaulting Lenders

79

2.16

Dutch Swing Line Loans

82

ARTICLE III TAXES, YIELD PROTECTION AND ILLEGALITY

86

3.01

Taxes

86

3.02

Illegality

91

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3.03

Inability to Determine Rates

92

3.04

Increased Costs

95

3.05

Compensation for Losses

97

3.06

Mitigation Obligations; Replacement of Lenders

98

3.07

[Reserved]

99

3.08

Survival

99

ARTICLE IV GUARANTY

99

4.01

The Guaranty

99

4.02

Obligations Unconditional

99

4.03

Reinstatement

101

4.04

Certain Additional Waivers

101

4.05

Remedies

101

4.06

Rights of Contribution

101

4.07

Guarantee of Payment; Continuing Guarantee

102

4.08

Keepwell

102

4.09

Appointment of Company

103

ARTICLE V CONDITIONS PRECEDENT TO CREDIT EXTENSIONS

103

5.01

Conditions of Initial Credit Extension

103

5.02

Conditions to all Credit Extensions

106

ARTICLE VI REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

107

6.01

Existence, Qualification and Power

107

6.02

Authorization; No Contravention

107

6.03

Governmental Authorization; Other Consents

108

6.04

Binding Effect

108

6.05

Financial Statements; No Material Adverse Effect

108

6.06

Litigation

109

6.07

No Default

109

6.08

Ownership of Property; Liens

109

6.09

Environmental Compliance

110

6.10

Insurance

110

6.11

Taxes

111

6.12

ERISA Compliance

111

6.13

Subsidiaries

112

6.14

Margin Regulations; Investment Company Act

112

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6.15

Disclosure

113

6.16

Compliance with Laws

113

6.17

Intellectual Property; Licenses, Etc

113

6.18

Solvency

114

6.19

Perfection of Security Interests in the Collateral

114

6.20

Business Locations

114

6.21

Labor Matters

114

6.22

OFAC

114

6.23

No Works Council

114

6.24

Representations as to Dutch Borrower

115

6.25

No Affected Financial Institution

115

6.26

Anti-Corruption Laws

116

6.27

Regulation H

116

ARTICLE VII AFFIRMATIVE COVENANTS

116

7.01

Financial Statements

116

7.02

Certificates; Other Information

117

7.03

Notices

120

7.04

Payment of Obligations

121

7.05

Preservation of Existence, Etc

121

7.06

Maintenance of Properties

122

7.07

Maintenance of Insurance

122

7.08

Compliance with Laws

123

7.09

Books and Records

123

7.10

Inspection Rights

123

7.11

Use of Proceeds

124

7.12

Additional Subsidiaries

124

7.13

ERISA Compliance

124

7.14

Pledged Assets

125

7.15

Foreign Subsidiaries

126

7.16

Anti-Corruption Laws

126

ARTICLE VIII NEGATIVE COVENANTS

127

8.01

Liens

127

8.02

Investments

129

8.03

Indebtedness

130

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8.04

Fundamental Changes

132

8.05

Dispositions

132

8.06

Restricted Payments

133

8.07

Change in Nature of Business

133

8.08

Transactions with Affiliates and Insiders

133

8.09

Burdensome Agreements

133

8.10

Use of Proceeds

134

8.11

Financial Covenants

134

8.12

Prepayment of Other Indebtedness, Etc

135

8.13

Organization Documents; Fiscal Year; Legal Name, State of Formation and Form of Entity

135

8.14

Ownership of Subsidiaries

136

8.15

Sale Leasebacks

136

8.16

Sanctions

136

8.17

Consolidated Capital Expenditures

136

8.18

Anti-Corruption Laws

136

8.19

Anti-Hoarding

137

ARTICLE IX EVENTS OF DEFAULT AND REMEDIES

137

9.01

Events of Default

137

9.02

Remedies Upon Event of Default

139

9.03

Application of Funds

140

ARTICLE X ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT

141

10.01

Appointment and Authority

141

10.02

Rights as a Lender

142

10.03

Exculpatory Provisions

142

10.04

Reliance by Administrative Agent

143

10.05

Delegation of Duties

144

10.06

Resignation of Administrative Agent

144

10.07

Non-Reliance on Administrative Agent and Other Lenders

146

10.08

No Other Duties; Etc

146

10.09

Administrative Agent May File Proofs of Claim

146

10.10

Collateral and Guaranty Matters

148

10.11

Treasury Management Banks and Swap Banks

148

10.12

ERISA Matters

149

ARTICLE XI MISCELLANEOUS

150

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11.01

Amendments, Etc

150

11.02

Notices and Other Communications; Facsimile Copies

153

11.03

No Waiver; Cumulative Remedies; Enforcement

156

11.04

Expenses; Indemnity; and Damage Waiver

157

11.05

Payments Set Aside

159

11.06

Successors and Assigns

159

11.07

Treatment of Certain Information; Confidentiality

165

11.08

Set-off

166

11.09

Interest Rate Limitation

166

11.10

Counterparts; Integration; Effectiveness

167

11.11

Survival of Representations and Warranties

167

11.12

Severability

167

11.13

Replacement of Lenders

168

11.14

Governing Law; Jurisdiction; Etc

168

11.15

Waiver of Right to Trial by Jury

170

11.16

Electronic Execution; Electronic Records

170

11.17

USA PATRIOT Act

171

11.18

No Advisory or Fiduciary Relationship

171

11.19

Judgment Currency

172

11.20

Nature of Obligations of the Borrowers

172

11.21

Acknowledgement and Consent to Bail-In of Affected Financial Institutions

172

11.22

Subordination of Intercompany Indebtedness

173

11.23

Acknowledgement Regarding Any Supported QFCs

173


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SCHEDULES

2.01Commitments and Applicable Percentages

6.10Insurance

6.13Subsidiaries

6.17IP Rights

6.20(a)Locations of Real Property

6.20(b)Taxpayer and Organizational Identification Numbers

6.20(c)Changes in Legal Name, State of Formation and Structure

6.20(d)Deposit and Securities Accounts

6.21Collective Bargaining Agreements

8.01Liens Existing on the Eighth Amendment Effective Date

8.02Investments Existing on the Eighth Amendment Effective Date

8.03Indebtedness Existing on the Eighth Amendment Effective Date

11.02Certain Addresses for Notices

EXHIBITS

AForm of Loan Notice

BForm of Swing Line Loan Notice

C-1Form of Revolving A Note

C-2Form of Revolving B Note

D-1Form of Swing Line Note

D-2Form of Dutch Swing Line Note

EForm of Compliance Certificate

FForm of Joinder Agreement

GForm of Assignment and Assumption

HForms of U.S. Tax Compliance Certificates

IForm of Secured Party Designation Notice

JForm of Notice of Loan Prepayment

KForm of Dutch Swing Line Loan Notice

 

 

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CREDIT AGREEMENT

This CREDIT AGREEMENT is entered into as of October 25, 2013 among Shiloh Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), Shiloh Holdings Netherlands B.V., a besloten vennootschap met beperkte aansprakelijkheid organized under the laws of the Netherlands (the “Dutch Borrower” and together with the Company, collectively the “Borrowers” and each a “Borrower”), the Guarantors (defined herein), the Lenders (defined herein) and BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., as Administrative Agent, Swing Line Lender, Dutch Swing Line Lender and L/C Issuer.

The Company has requested that the Lenders provide credit facilities for the purposes set forth herein, and the Lenders are willing to do so on the terms and conditions set forth herein.

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

ARTICLE I

DEFINITIONS AND ACCOUNTING TERMS

1.01Defined Terms.

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

2013 Permitted Government Revenue Bond Documents” means the Collateral Assignment, the Series 2013 Bonds, and the financing agreement, the lease agreement and the security agreement, in each case entered into in connection herewith.”

Acquisition” means, with respect to any Person, the acquisition by such Person, in a single transaction or in a series of related transactions, of (a) all or any substantial portion of the property of another Person, or any division, line of business or other business unit of another Person or (b) at least a majority of the Voting Stock of another Person, in each case whether or not involving a merger or consolidation with such other Person and whether for cash, property, services, assumption of Indebtedness, securities or otherwise.

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

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

Administrative Questionnaire” means an Administrative Questionnaire in a form supplied by the Administrative Agent.

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

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Affiliate” means, with respect to a specified Person, another Person that directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, Controls or is Controlled by or is under common Control with the Person specified.

Aggregate Revolving A Commitments” means the aggregate amount of the Revolving A Commitments of all the Lenders.  The aggregate principal amount of the Aggregate Revolving A Commitments in effect on the Eighth Amendment Effective Date is TWO HUNDRED SEVENTY-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS ($275,000,000).

Aggregate Revolving B Commitments” means the aggregate amount of the Revolving B Commitments of all the Lenders.  The aggregate principal amount of the Aggregate Revolving B Commitments in effect on the Eighth Amendment Effective Date is SEVENTY-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS ($75,000,000).

Aggregate Revolving Commitments” means the Aggregate Revolving A Commitments and/or the Aggregate Revolving B Commitments, as applicable.

Agreement” means this Credit Agreement.

Alternative Currency” means Euro and each other currency (other than Dollars) that is approved in accordance with Section 1.08; provided that for each Alternative Currency, such requested currency is an Eligible Currency.

Alternative Currency Equivalent” means, at any time, with respect to any amount denominated in Dollars, the equivalent amount thereof in the applicable Alternative Currency as determined by the Administrative Agent or the L/C Issuer, as the case may be, at such time on the basis of the Spot Rate (determined in respect of the most recent Revaluation Date) for the purchase of such Alternative Currency with Dollars.

Alternative Currency Sublimit” means an amount equal to the lesser of (a) the Aggregate Revolving A Commitments and (b) $10,000,000.  The Alternative Currency Sublimit is part of, and not in addition to, the Aggregate Revolving A Commitments.

Applicable Currency” means Dollars or any Alternative Currency that bears interest at a rate based on an Applicable Reference Rate, as applicable.

Applicable Percentage” means with respect to any Lender at any time, (a) with respect to such Lender’s Revolving A Commitment at any time, the percentage (carried out to the ninth decimal place) of the Aggregate Revolving A Commitments represented by such Lender’s Revolving A Commitment at such time, subject to adjustment as provided in Section 2.15; provided that if the commitment of each Lender to make Revolving A Loans and the obligation of the L/C Issuer to make L/C Credit Extensions have been terminated pursuant to Section 9.02 or if the Aggregate Revolving A Commitments have expired, then the Applicable Percentage of each Lender shall be determined based on the Applicable Percentage of such Lender most recently in effect, giving effect to any subsequent assignments and (b) with respect to such Lender’s Revolving B Commitment at any time, the percentage of the Aggregate Revolving B Commitments represented by such Lender’s Revolving B Commitment at such time, subject to adjustment as provided in Section 2.15; provided that if the commitment of each Lender to make Revolving B Loans has been terminated pursuant to Section 9.02 or if the Aggregate Revolving B Commitments have expired, then the Applicable Percentage of each Lender shall be determined based on the Applicable Percentage of such Lender most recently in effect, giving effect to any subsequent assignments.  The initial Applicable Percentage of each Lender is set forth opposite the name of such

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Lender on Schedule 2.01 or in the Assignment and Assumption or other documentation pursuant to which such Lender becomes a party hereto, as applicable.

Applicable Rate” means, with respect to Revolving Loans, Swing Line Loans, Dutch Swing Line Loans, Letters of Credit and the Commitment Fee, commencing on the Tenth Amendment Effective Date, the following percentages per annum: (a) with respect to the Commitment Fee, 0.65%, (b) with respect to Letter of Credit Fees and Eurocurrency Rate Loans, 5.00% and (c) with respect to Base Rate Loans, 4.00%; provided, that, if the Company demonstrates, based upon the Compliance Certificate for the fiscal quarter ending July 31, 2020, that (i) the Consolidated Leverage Ratio as of the end of the fiscal quarter ending July 31, 2020 does not exceed 4.25 to 1.0 and (ii) the Consolidated Interest Coverage Ratio as of the end of the fiscal quarter ending July 31, 2020 is greater than or equal to 3.50 to 1.0, then Applicable Rate shall mean the following percentages per annum, based upon the Consolidated Leverage Ratio as set forth in the most recent Compliance Certificate received by the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 7.02(b):

Pricing Tier

Consolidated Leverage Ratio

Commitment Fee

Letter of Credit Fee

Eurocurrency Rate Loans

Base Rate Loans

1

> 4.25 to 1.00

0.650%

4.00%

4.00%

3.00%

2

< 4.25 to 1.00

but

> 3.75 to 1.00

0.575%

3.50%

3.50%

2.50%

3

< 3.75 to 1.00

but

> 3.25 to 1.00

0.500%

3.00%

3.00%

2.00%

4

< 3.25 to 1.00

but

> 2.75 to 1.00

0.425%

2.50%

2.50%

1.50%

5

< 2.75 to 1.00

but

> 2.25 to 1.00

0.375%

2.25%

2.25%

1.25%

6

< 2.25 to 1.00

but

> 1.75 to 1.00

0.325%

2.00%

2.00%

1.00%

7

< 1.75 to 1.00

but

> 1.50 to 1.00

0.300%

1.75%

1.75%

0.75%

8

< 1.50 to 1.00

0.275%

1.50%

1.50%

0.50%

 

At any time the Applicable Rate is based upon the Consolidated Leverage Ratio as set forth in the most recent Compliance Certificate received by the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 7.02(b), any increase or decrease in the Applicable Rate resulting from a change in the Consolidated Leverage Ratio shall become effective as of the first Business Day immediately

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following the date a Compliance Certificate is delivered pursuant to Section 7.02(b); provided, however, that if a Compliance Certificate is not delivered when due in accordance with such Section, then, upon the request of the Required Lenders, Pricing Tier 1 shall apply as of the first Business Day after the date on which such Compliance Certificate was required to have been delivered and shall continue to apply until the first Business Day immediately following the date a Compliance Certificate is delivered in accordance with Section 7.02(b), whereupon the Applicable Rate shall be adjusted based upon the calculation of the Consolidated Leverage Ratio contained in such Compliance Certificate.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this definition, at any time the Applicable Rate is based upon the Consolidated Leverage Ratio as set forth in the most recent Compliance Certificate received by the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 7.02(b), the determination of the Applicable Rate for any period shall be subject to the provisions of Section 2.10(b).

Applicable Reference Rate” means, for any Eurocurrency Rate Loan denominated in any LIBOR Quoted Currency, LIBOR.

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

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

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

Attributable Indebtedness” means, on any date, (a) in respect of any Capital Lease of any Person, the capitalized amount thereof that would appear on a balance sheet of such Person prepared as of such date in accordance with GAAP, (b) in respect of any Synthetic Lease of any Person, the capitalized amount of the remaining lease payments under the relevant lease that would appear on a balance sheet of such Person prepared as of such date in accordance with GAAP if such lease were accounted for as a Capital Lease and (c) in respect of any Securitization Transaction of any Person, the outstanding principal amount of such financing, after taking into account reserve accounts and making appropriate adjustments, determined by the Administrative Agent in its reasonable judgment.

Audited Financial Statements” means the audited consolidated balance sheet of the Company and its Subsidiaries for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2012, and the related consolidated statements of income or operations, shareholders’ equity and cash flows for such fiscal year of the Company and its Subsidiaries, including the notes thereto, audited by independent public accountants of recognized national standing and prepared in conformity with GAAP.

Auto Borrow Agreement” has the meaning specified in Section 2.04(b)(ii).

Availability Period” means (a) with respect to the Revolving A Commitments, the period from and including the Closing Date to the earliest of (a) the Maturity Date, (b) the date of termination of the Aggregate Revolving A Commitments pursuant to Section 2.06, and (c) the date of termination of the

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commitment of each Lender to make Revolving A Loans and of the obligation of the L/C Issuer to make L/C Credit Extensions pursuant to Section 9.02 and (b) with respect to the Revolving B Commitments, the period from and including the Closing Date to the earliest of (i) the Maturity Date, (ii) the date of termination of the Aggregate Revolving B Commitments pursuant to Section 2.06, and (iii) the date of termination of the commitment of each Revolving B Lender to make Revolving B Loans pursuant to Section 9.02.

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

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

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

Base Rate” means for any day a fluctuating rate of interest per annum equal to the highest of (a) the Federal Funds Rate plus one-half percent (0.50%), (b) the rate of interest in effect for such day as publicly announced from time to time by Bank of America as its “prime rate” and (c) the Eurocurrency Rate plus one percent (1.00%); provided that if the Base Rate shall be less than zero, such rate shall be deemed zero for purposes of this Agreement.  The “prime rate” is a rate set by Bank of America based upon various factors including Bank of America’s costs and desired return, general economic conditions and other factors, and is used as a reference point for pricing some loans, which may be priced at, above, or below such announced rate.  Any change in the “prime rate” announced by Bank of America shall take effect at the opening of business on the day specified in the public announcement of such change.  If the Base Rate is being used as an alternate rate of interest pursuant to Section 3.03 hereof, then the Base Rate shall be the greater of clauses (a) and (b) above and shall be determined without reference to clause (c) above.

Base Rate Loan” means a Loan that bears interest based on the Base Rate.  All Base Rate Loans shall be denominated in Dollars.

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

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

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

BofA Securities” means BofA Securities, Inc., in its capacity as a joint lead arranger and joint bookrunner.

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Borrower” and “Borrowers” have the meaning specified in the introductory paragraph hereto.

Borrower Materials” has the meaning specified in Section 7.02.

Borrowing” means each of the following: (a) a borrowing of Swing Line Loans pursuant to Section 2.04, (b) a borrowing consisting of simultaneous Loans of the same Type, in the same currency and, in the case of Eurocurrency Rate Loans, having the same Interest Period made by each of the Lenders pursuant to Section 2.01 and (c) a borrowing of Dutch Swing Line Loans pursuant to Section 2.16.

British Pounds” means the lawful currency of the United Kingdom.

British Pounds Agreement” means any agreement governing any British Pounds Obligations.

British Pounds Obligations” means indebtedness and other obligations of any Loan Party denominated in British Pounds and owing to a Lender; provided, that, such Loan Party shall have provided copies of all documentation entered into in connection therewith to the Administrative Agent.

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

(a)if such day relates to any interest rate settings as to a Eurocurrency Rate Loan denominated in Dollars, any fundings, disbursements, settlements and payments in Dollars in respect of any such Eurocurrency Rate Loan, or any other dealings in Dollars to be carried out pursuant to this Agreement in respect of any such Eurocurrency Rate Loan, means any such day that is also a day on which dealings in Dollar deposits are conducted by and between banks in the London interbank eurodollar market;

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

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

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

Businesses” means, at any time, a collective reference to the businesses operated by the Company and its Subsidiaries at such time.

C&H Design” means C&H Design Company, a Michigan corporation.

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C&H Design Assets” means (a) all of the assets of C&H Design and (b) the Equity Interests of the Company in C&H Design.

Capital Expenditures” means, with respect to any Person for any period, any expenditure by such Person during such period that is a capital expenditure as determined in accordance with GAAP.

Capital Lease” means, as applied to any Person, any lease of any property by that Person as lessee which, in accordance with GAAP, is required to be accounted for as a capital lease on the balance sheet of that Person.

Cash Collateralize” means to pledge and deposit with or deliver to the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of one or more of the L/C Issuer or the Lenders, as collateral for L/C Obligations or obligations of the Lenders to fund participations in respect of L/C Obligations, (a) cash or deposit account balances, (b) backstop letters of credit entered into on terms, from issuers and in amounts satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the L/C Issuer and/or (c) if the Administrative Agent and the L/C Issuer shall agree in their sole discretion, other credit support, in each case pursuant to documentation in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the L/C Issuer.  “Cash Collateral” shall have a meaning correlative to the foregoing and shall include the proceeds of such cash collateral and other credit support.

Cash Equivalents” means, as at any date, (a) securities issued or directly and fully guaranteed or insured by the United States or any agency or instrumentality thereof (provided that the full faith and credit of the United States is pledged in support thereof) having maturities of not more than twelve (12) months from the date of acquisition, (b) Dollar denominated time deposits and certificates of deposit of (i) any Lender, (ii) any domestic commercial bank of recognized standing having capital and surplus in excess of $500,000,000 or (iii) any bank whose short-term commercial paper rating from S&P is at least A-1 or the equivalent thereof or from Moody’s is at least P-1 or the equivalent thereof (any such bank being an “Approved Bank”), in each case with maturities of not more than two hundred seventy (270) days from the date of acquisition, (c) commercial paper and variable or fixed rate notes issued by any Approved Bank (or by the parent company thereof) or any variable rate notes issued by, or guaranteed by, any domestic corporation rated A-1 (or the equivalent thereof) or better by S&P or P-1 (or the equivalent thereof) or better by Moody’s and maturing within six (6) months of the date of acquisition, (d) repurchase agreements entered into by any Person with a bank or trust company (including any of the Lenders) or recognized securities dealer having capital and surplus in excess of $500,000,000 for direct obligations issued by or fully guaranteed by the United States in which such Person shall have a perfected first priority security interest (subject to no other Liens) and having, on the date of purchase thereof, a fair market value of at least one hundred percent (100%) of the amount of the repurchase obligations and (e) Investments, classified in accordance with GAAP as current assets, in money market investment programs registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 which are administered by reputable financial institutions having capital of at least $500,000,000 and the portfolios of which are limited to Investments of the character described in the foregoing subdivisions (a) through (d).

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

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pursuant to Basel III, shall in each case be deemed to be a “Change in Law”, regardless of the date enacted, adopted or issued.

Change of Control” means the occurrence of any of the following events:

(a)any “person” or “group” (as such terms are used in Sections 13(d) and 14(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, but excluding any employee benefit plan of such person or its subsidiaries, and any person or entity acting in its capacity as trustee, agent or other fiduciary or administrator of any such plan) becomes the “beneficial owner” (as defined in Rules 13d-3 and 13d-5 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, except that a person or group shall be deemed to have “beneficial ownership” of all securities that such person or group has the right to acquire (such right, an “option right”), whether such right is exercisable immediately or only after the passage of time), directly or indirectly, of thirty percent (30%) or more of the Equity Interests of the Company entitled to vote for members of the board of directors or equivalent governing body of the Company on a fully diluted basis (and taking into account all such securities that such person or group has the right to acquire pursuant to any option right); provided, that, the acquisition after the Closing Date by MTD Pension Master Trust and MTD Holdings Inc. of not more than twenty percent (20%) of such Equity Interests of the Company in the aggregate shall not result in a “Change of Control” under this clause (a); or

(b)during any period of twenty-four (24) consecutive months, a majority of the members of the board of directors or other equivalent governing body of the Company cease to be composed of individuals (i) who were members of that board or equivalent governing body on the first day of such period, (ii) whose election or nomination to that board or equivalent governing body was approved by individuals referred to in clause (i) above constituting at the time of such election or nomination at least a majority of that board or equivalent governing body or (iii) whose election or nomination to that board or other equivalent governing body was approved by individuals referred to in clauses (i) and (ii) above constituting at the time of such election or nomination at least a majority of that board or equivalent governing body; or

(c)the occurrence of a change of control, or other term of similar import used therein, in any agreement evidencing Indebtedness in excess of the Threshold Amount; or

(d)the failure of the Company to own and control, directly or indirectly, one hundred percent (100%) of the Equity Interests of the Dutch Borrower.

Chinese Renminbi” means the lawful currency of China.

Chinese Renminbi Agreement” means any agreement governing any Chinese Renminbi Obligations.

Chinese Renminbi Obligations” means indebtedness and other obligations of any Loan Party denominated in Chinese Renminbi and owing to a Lender; provided, that, such Loan Party shall have provided copies of all documentation entered into in connection therewith to the Administrative Agent.

Closing Date” means the date hereof.

Collateral” means a collective reference to all real and personal property with respect to which Liens in favor of the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of itself and the other holders of the Obligations, are purported to be granted pursuant to and in accordance with the terms of the Collateral Documents.

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Collateral Assignment” means that certain Collateral Assignment of Series 2013 Bonds, Financing Agreement, Lease Agreement and Security Agreement dated on or about December 31, 2013 by the Company and Jefferson Blanking Inc. to and for the benefit of the Administrative Agent.

Collateral Documents” means a collective reference to the Security Agreement, the Pledge Agreement, the Mortgages, the Collateral Assignment, any other collateral assignment or security agreement entered into by the Administrative Agent in connection with Permitted Government Revenue Bond Indebtedness and all other security documents as are executed and delivered by the Loan Parties pursuant to the pursuant to the terms of Section 7.14.

Commitment” means, as to each Lender, the Revolving A Commitment of such Lender and/or the Revolving B Commitment of such Lender, as the context may require.

Commitment Fee” has the meaning specified in Section 2.09(a).

Commodity Exchange Act” means the Commodity Exchange Act (7 U.S.C. § 1 et seq.) as amended or otherwise modified, and any successor statute.

Company” has the meaning specified in the introductory paragraph hereto.

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

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

Consolidated Capital Expenditures” means, for any period, for the Company and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis, all Capital Expenditures.

Consolidated EBITDA” means, for any period, for the Company and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis, an amount equal to (a) Consolidated Net Income for such period plus (b) the following (without duplication) to the extent deducted in calculating such Consolidated Net Income (or, in the case of clause (b)(xii), to the extent not already included in Consolidated Net Income), all as determined in accordance with GAAP: (i) Consolidated Interest Charges for such period, (ii) the provision for federal, state, local and foreign income taxes payable by the Company and its Subsidiaries for such period, (iii) consolidated depreciation and amortization expense for such period, (iv) all non-cash charges or expenses for such period (excluding any non-cash charges or expenses related to accounts receivable) that do not represent a cash item in such period or any future period, (v) non-cash stock based employee compensation expenses for such period, (vi) to the extent not capitalized, fees, costs and expenses (including appraisal costs and fees) for such period related to the closing of this Agreement and any amendment, consent or waiver related thereto, (vii) unusual or non-recurring cash charges or expenses for such period, (viii) to the extent not capitalized, fees, costs, premiums, charges or expenses for such period in connection with any issuance or amendment of Indebtedness by the Company or any Subsidiary permitted by Section 8.03, any issuance of Qualified Capital Stock of the Company or any Subsidiary, any Permitted Acquisition, any Investment permitted by Section 8.02 or any Disposition permitted by Section 8.05, (ix) cash restructuring, transition and business optimization fees, costs and expenses (including, without limitation, costs associated with exit or disposal activities, employee retention, severance and termination benefits, costs to open, close, integrate or consolidate facilities, costs to relocate employees, executive search and recruiting, costs to terminate contracts and other similar costs) for such period, (x) non-recurring cash charges or expenses related to production materials for such period, including pricing and scrap recovery below $225.00 per gross ton; provided, that, the aggregate amount of all such non-recurring cash charges and expenses added back pursuant to this clause (b)(x)

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shall not exceed $3,500,000 during the term of this Agreement, (xi) net losses from discontinued operations for such period, (xii) the amount of net “run rate” cost savings, operating expense reductions and synergies for such period projected by the Company in good faith to be realized as a result of specified actions which have been taken, which are committed to be taken or which are expected to be taken in connection with Acquisitions, divestitures, other specified transactions, restructurings, cost savings initiatives and other initiatives, in each case, after July 31, 2016, net of the amount of actual benefits realized during such period from such actions; provided, that, (A) in the Compliance Certificate required to be delivered pursuant to Section 7.02 for such period, the Company shall certify that such cost savings, operating expense reductions and synergies (x) are reasonably anticipated to be realized within twelve (12) months after the consummation of the Acquisition, divestiture, specified transaction, restructuring, cost saving initiative or other initiative which is expected to result in such cost savings, operating expense reductions or synergies and (y) are factually supportable as determined in good faith by the Company, (B) no cost savings, operating expense reductions or synergies shall be added pursuant to this clause (b)(xii) to the extent duplicative of any amounts otherwise added to, or included in, Consolidated Net Income, whether through a pro forma adjustment or otherwise, for such period, and (C) projected amounts (that are not yet realized) may no longer be added in calculating Consolidated EBITDA pursuant to this clause (b)(xii) to the extent occurring more than four (4) full fiscal quarters after the specified action taken in order to realize such projected cost savings, operating expense reductions or synergies, (xiii) solely until, with respect to any joint venture, the J/V Start-Up Date for such joint venture, to the extent not capitalized, fees, costs, charges or expenses for such period in connection with start-up operations for joint ventures to the extent such fees, costs, charges or expenses are paid with amounts contributed by the Company’s joint venture partner with respect to such joint venture and (xiv) any non-cash losses attributable to the mark-to-market movement in the valuation of Swap Contracts, minus (c) the following (without duplication) to the extent included in calculating such Consolidated Net Income, all as determined in accordance with GAAP, (i) all non-cash income or gains for such period, (ii) net income or gains from discontinued operations for such period, (iii) all federal, state, local and foreign income tax credits of the Company and its Subsidiaries during such period and (iv) any non-cash gains attributable to the mark-to-market movement in the valuation of Swap Contracts.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, it is understood and agreed that the aggregate amount added back (or, for the avoidance of doubt, in the case of clause (b)(xii), added) pursuant to clauses (b)(vii), (b)(ix), (b)(xii) and (b)(xiii) (A) for any period ending prior to January 31, 2021 shall not exceed twenty percent (20%) of Consolidated EBITDA for such period or (B) for any period ending on or after January 31, 2021 shall not exceed fifteen percent (15%) of Consolidated EBITDA for such period, in each case prior to giving effect to all such add-backs (or, for the avoidance of doubt, in the case of clause (b)(xii), additions) for such period.

Consolidated Funded Indebtedness” means Funded Indebtedness of the Company and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis determined in accordance with GAAP.

Consolidated Interest Charges” means, for any period, for the Company and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis, an amount equal to the sum of (a) all interest, premium payments, debt discount, fees, charges and related expenses in connection with borrowed money (including capitalized interest) or in connection with the deferred purchase price of assets (but excluding (i) fees and expenses paid to the Administrative Agent, the Joint Lead Arrangers and the Lenders in connection with the consummation of the Transactions, (ii) annual agency fees paid to the Administrative Agent and (iii) interest payable to the Company or any Subsidiary in connection with Permitted Government Revenue Bond Indebtedness), in each case to the extent treated as interest expense in accordance with GAAP plus (b) the portion of rent expense with respect to such period under Capital Leases that is treated as interest in accordance with GAAP plus (c) the implied interest component of Synthetic Leases with respect to such period.

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Consolidated Interest Coverage Ratio” means, as of any date of determination, the ratio of (a) Consolidated EBITDA for the period of the four fiscal quarters most recently ended to (b) the cash portion of Consolidated Interest Charges for the period of the four fiscal quarters most recently ended.

Consolidated Leverage Ratio” means, as of any date of determination, the ratio of (a) Consolidated Net Funded Indebtedness as of such date to (b) Consolidated EBITDA for the period of the four fiscal quarters most recently ended.

Consolidated Net Funded Indebtedness” means, as of any date of determination, (a) Consolidated Funded Indebtedness as of such date minus (b) Unrestricted Cash as of such date.

Consolidated Net Income” means, for any period, for the Company and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis, the net income of the Company and its Subsidiaries for that period (excluding (a) extraordinary items for such period, (b) net income of any Subsidiary during such period to the extent that the declaration or payment of dividends or similar distributions by such Subsidiary of such income is not permitted by operation of the terms of its Organization Documents or any agreement, instrument or Law applicable to such Subsidiary during such period, except that the Company’s equity in any net loss of any such Subsidiary for such period shall be included in determining Consolidated Net Income, (c) any income (or loss) for such period of any Person if such Person is not a Subsidiary, except that the Company’s equity in the net income of any such Person for such period shall be included in Consolidated Net Income up to the amount of cash actually distributed by such Person during such period to the Company or a Subsidiary as a dividend or other distribution (and in the case of a dividend or other distribution to a Subsidiary, such Subsidiary is not precluded from further distributing such amount to the Company as described in clause (b) hereof) and (d) interest income for such period arising from Permitted Government Revenue Bond Indebtedness), as determined in accordance with GAAP.

Consolidated Total Assets” means the net book value of all assets of the Company and its Subsidiaries reflected on the consolidated balance sheet of the Company and its Subsidiaries, as determined on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP.

Contemplated Disposition Assets” means the real property and facility owned by Jefferson Blanking Inc. and located in Pendergrass, Georgia.

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

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.  Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, a Person shall be deemed to be Controlled by another Person if such other Person possesses, directly or indirectly, power to vote ten percent (10%) or more of the securities having ordinary voting power for the election of directors, managing general partners or the equivalent.

Convertible Note Indebtedness” means Indebtedness having a feature which entitles the holder thereof to convert or exchange all or a portion of such Indebtedness into or by reference to Equity Interests of the Company.

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

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Debtor Relief Laws” means the Bankruptcy Code of the United States, and all other liquidation, conservatorship, bankruptcy, assignment for the benefit of creditors, moratorium, rearrangement, receivership, insolvency, reorganization, suspension of payments (including a Dutch surséance van betaling), appointment of an administrator (including a Dutch bewindvoerder) or receiver (including a Dutch curator), a winding up, administration, dissolution  (including a Dutch failliet verklaard  and ontbonden) or similar debtor relief Laws of the United States or other applicable jurisdictions from time to time in effect.

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

Default Rate” means (a) when used with respect to Obligations other than Letter of Credit Fees, an interest rate equal to (i) the Base Rate plus (ii) the Applicable Rate, if any, applicable to Base Rate Loans plus (iii) two percent (2%) per annum; provided, however, that with respect to a Eurocurrency Rate Loan, the Default Rate shall be an interest rate equal to the interest rate (including any Applicable Rate) otherwise applicable to such Loan plus two percent (2%) per annum, in each case to the fullest extent permitted by applicable Laws and (b) when used with respect to Letter of Credit Fees, a rate equal to the Applicable Rate plus two percent (2%) per annum.

Defaulting Lender” means, subject to Section 2.15(b), any Lender that (a) has failed to (i) fund all or any portion of its Loans within two (2) Business Days of the date such Loans were required to be funded hereunder unless such Lender notifies the Administrative Agent and the Company in writing that such failure is the result of such Lender’s determination that one or more conditions precedent to funding (each of which conditions precedent, together with any applicable default, shall be specifically identified in such writing) has not been satisfied, or (ii) pay to the Administrative Agent, the L/C Issuer, the Swing Line Lender, the Dutch Swing Line Lender or any other Lender any other amount required to be paid by it hereunder (including in respect of its participation in Letters of Credit, Swing Line Loans or Dutch Swing Line Loans) within two (2) Business Days of the date when due, (b) has notified the Company, the Administrative Agent, the L/C Issuer, the Swing Line Lender or the Dutch Swing Line Lender in writing that it does not intend to comply with its funding obligations hereunder, or has made a public statement to that effect (unless such writing or public statement relates to such Lender’s obligation to fund a Loan hereunder and states that such position is based on such Lender’s determination that a condition precedent to funding (which condition precedent, together with any applicable default, shall be specifically identified in such writing or public statement) cannot be satisfied), (c) has failed, within three (3) Business Days after written request by the Administrative Agent or the Company, to confirm in writing to the Administrative Agent and the Company that it will comply with its prospective funding obligations hereunder (provided that such Lender shall cease to be a Defaulting Lender pursuant to this clause (c) upon receipt of such written confirmation by the Administrative Agent and the Company), or (d) has, or has a direct or indirect parent company that has, (i) become the subject of a proceeding under any Debtor Relief Law, (ii) had appointed for it a receiver, custodian, conservator, trustee, administrator, assignee for the benefit of creditors or similar Person charged with reorganization or liquidation of its business or assets, including the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other state or federal regulatory authority acting in such a capacity or (iii) become the subject of a Bail-In Action; provided, that, a Lender shall not be a Defaulting Lender solely by virtue of the ownership or acquisition of any Equity Interests in that Lender or any direct or indirect parent company thereof by a Governmental Authority so long as such ownership interest does not result in or provide such Lender with immunity from the jurisdiction of courts within the United States or from the enforcement of judgments or writs of attachment on its assets or permit such Lender (or such Governmental Authority) to reject, repudiate, disavow or disaffirm any contracts or agreements made with such Lender.  Any determination by the Administrative Agent that a Lender is a Defaulting Lender under any one or more of clauses (a) through (d) above, and of the effective date of such status, shall be conclusive and binding absent manifest error, and such Lender shall

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be deemed to be a Defaulting Lender (subject to Section 2.15(b)) as of the date established therefor by the Administrative Agent in a written notice of such determination, which shall be delivered by the Administrative Agent to the Company, the L/C Issuer, the Swing Line Lender, the Dutch Swing Line Lender and each other Lender promptly following such determination.

Designated Jurisdiction” means any region, country or territory to the extent that such country or territory is the subject of any Sanction (at the time of the Eighth Amendment Effective Date, Crimea, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan and Syria).

Disposition” or “Dispose” means the sale, transfer, license, lease or other disposition (including any Sale and Leaseback Transaction) of any property by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary (including the Equity Interests of any Subsidiary), 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, but excluding (a) the sale, lease, license, transfer or other disposition of inventory in the ordinary course of business; (b) the sale, lease, license, transfer or other disposition in the ordinary course of business of surplus, obsolete or worn out property no longer used or useful in the conduct of business of any Loan Party and its Subsidiaries; (c) any sale, lease, license, transfer or other disposition of property to any Loan Party or any Subsidiary; provided, that if the transferor of such property is a Loan Party (i) the transferee thereof must be a Loan Party that is a Domestic Subsidiary or (ii) to the extent such transaction constitutes an Investment, such transaction is permitted under Section 8.02, (d) any Involuntary Disposition, (e) any sale, transfer or other disposition of accounts receivable of Foreign Subsidiaries pursuant to any Securitization Transaction permitted by Section 8.03(f), (f) any sale of accounts receivable from a customer pursuant to such customer’s supplier financing program to a third party financial institution, so long as (x) there shall be no credit recourse to the Company or any Subsidiary with respect to such accounts receivable; provided, that such sales of accounts receivable pursuant to this clause (f) may include credit recourse to the Company or its Subsidiaries in an amount not to exceed $1,000,000 with respect to such sales of Swedish accounts receivable and $1,000,000 with respect to such sales of Italian accounts receivable, and (y) the aggregate amount of all such sales of accounts receivable pursuant to this clause (f) shall not exceed $15,000,000 at any time, (g) dispositions of older non-efficient assets to the extent that the proceeds of such disposition are promptly applied to the purchase price of replacement Eligible Assets that are newer and/or more efficient, (h) any sale or other disposition of the Contemplated Disposition Assets so long as the fair market value (as reasonably determined by the Company in good faith) of the real property and facility being sold or otherwise disposed of does not exceed $5,000,000 in the aggregate for any one location, (i) so long as C&H Design is an Immaterial Subsidiary, any C&H Design Assets, (j) so long as VCS Properties is an Immaterial Subsidiary, any VCS Properties Assets, (k) dispositions of assets not to exceed $30,000,000 in the aggregate during the term of this Agreement to a Governmental Authority in connection with Permitted Government Revenue Bond Indebtedness and the granting of state or local tax development incentives; provided, that, (i) the Company or the applicable Subsidiary retains a leasehold interest in such property (and such leasehold interest is pledged to the Administrative Agent pursuant to documentation in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent), (ii) the use of such assets by the Company or such Subsidiary is not materially limited or restricted thereby, and (iii) the Company or such Subsidiary has the right to reacquire such assets for nominal consideration (and such right shall be assigned to the Administrative Agent), which shall include cancellation by the Company or such Subsidiary of any bond held by the Company or such Subsidiary related to Permitted Government Revenue Bond Indebtedness, (l) the sale, transfer, license, lease or other disposition of the Sanji Equipment after the Fifth Amendment Effective Date; provided, that, the aggregate amount of all such sales, transfers, licenses, leases or other dispositions of Sanji Equipment shall not exceed $7,500,000, (m) the sale, transfer, license, lease or other disposition of assets after the Eighth Amendment Effective Date (but on or prior to the date that is eighteen (18) months after the Eighth Amendment Effective Date) in connection with business optimization initiatives; provided, that, the aggregate amount of all such sales, transfers, licenses, leases or other dispositions shall not exceed

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$25,000,000, in each case to the extent that the proceeds of such sale or disposition are applied to the purchase price of Eligible Assets within three hundred and sixty-five (365) days of such sale or disposition (or such later date that may be reasonably agreed to by the Administrative Agent) and (n) Chinese bankers acceptances being drawn at a discount so long as such discounts are at market rates as reasonably determined by the Company in good faith.

Disqualified Capital Stock” means any Equity Interest which, by its terms (or by the terms of any security into which it is convertible or for which it is exchangeable), or upon the happening of any event, (a) matures (excluding any maturity as the result of an optional redemption by the issuer thereof) or is mandatorily redeemable, pursuant to a sinking fund obligation or otherwise, or is redeemable at the option of the holder thereof, in whole or in part, prior to the one hundred eighty-first (181st) day after the Maturity Date, (b) requires the payment of any cash dividends, (c) is convertible into or exchangeable (unless at the sole option of the issuer thereof) for (i) debt securities or (ii) any Equity Interests referred to in clauses (a) or (b) above, in each case at any time prior to the one hundred eighty-first (181st) day after the Maturity Date or (d) contains any repurchase obligation at the option of the holder thereof, in whole or in part, which may come into effect prior to the one hundred eighty-first (181st) day after the Maturity Date; provided, that, if such Equity Interests are issued pursuant to a plan for the benefit of employees or other service providers of the Company or any Subsidiary, such Equity Interests shall not constitute Disqualified Capital Stock solely because they may be required to be repurchased by the Company or a Subsidiary in order to satisfy applicable statutory or regulatory obligations or in connection with such employee’s or other service provider’s termination, death or disability.

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

Dollar Equivalent” means, at any time, (a) with respect to any amount denominated in Dollars, such amount, and (b) with respect to any amount denominated in any Alternative Currency, the equivalent amount thereof in Dollars as determined by the Administrative Agent or the L/C Issuer, as the case may be, at such time on the basis of the Spot Rate (determined in respect of the most recent Revaluation Date) for the purchase of Dollars with such Alternative Currency.

Domestic Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary that is organized under the Laws of any state of the United States or the District of Columbia.

Dutch Borrower” has the meaning specified in the introductory paragraph hereto.

Dutch Obligations” means all Obligations of the Dutch Borrower.

Dutch Swing Line Lender” means Bank of America in its capacity as provider of Dutch Swing Line Loans, or any successor swing line lender hereunder.

Dutch Swing Line Loan” has the meaning specified in Section 2.16(a).  All Dutch Swing Line Loans shall be denominated in Dollars.

Dutch Swing Line Loan Notice” means a notice of a Borrowing of Dutch Swing Line Loans pursuant to Section 2.16(b), which, if in writing, shall be substantially in the form of Exhibit K or such other form as approved by the Administrative Agent (including any form on an electronic platform or electronic transmission system as shall be approved by the Administrative Agent pursuant), appropriately completed and signed by a Responsible Officer of the Dutch Borrower.

“Dutch Swing Line Note” has the meaning specified in Section 2.11(a).

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Dutch Swing Line Sublimit” means an amount equal to the lesser of (a) $10,000,000 and (b) the Aggregate Revolving B Commitments.  The Dutch Swing Line Sublimit is part of, and not in addition to, the Aggregate Revolving B Commitments.

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

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

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

Earn Out Obligations” means, with respect to an Acquisition, all obligations of the Company or any Subsidiary to make earn out or other contingency payments (excluding working capital adjustments but including purchase price adjustments, non-competition and consulting agreements, or other indemnity obligations) pursuant to the documentation relating to such Acquisition.  For purposes of determining the aggregate consideration paid for an Acquisition at the time of such Acquisition, the amount of any Earn Out Obligations shall be deemed to be the maximum amount of the earn-out payments in respect thereof as specified in the documents relating to such Acquisition.  For purposes of determining the amount of any Earn Out Obligations to be included in the definition of Funded Indebtedness, the amount of Earn Out Obligations shall be deemed to be the aggregate liability in respect thereof, as determined in accordance with GAAP.

Eighth Amendment Fee Letter” means that certain letter agreement dated as of October 13, 2017, by and among the Company, Bank of America and BofA Securities.

“Eighth Amendment Effective Date” means October 31, 2017.

Eligible Assets” means property that is used or useful in the same or a similar line of business as the Company and its Subsidiaries were engaged in on the Closing Date (or any reasonable extension or expansions thereof).

Eligible Assignee” means any Person that meets the requirements to be an assignee under Section 11.06(b) (subject to such consents, if any, as may be required under Section 11.06(b)(iii)).

Eligible Currency” means any lawful currency other than Dollars that is readily available, freely transferable and convertible into Dollars in the international interbank market available to the Lenders in such market and as to which a Dollar Equivalent may be readily calculated.  If, after the designation by the Lenders of any currency as an Alternative Currency, any change in currency controls or exchange regulations or any change in the national or international financial, political or economic conditions are imposed in the country in which such currency is issued, result in, in the reasonable opinion of the Administrative Agent (in the case of any Loans to be denominated in an Alternative Currency) or the L/C Issuer (in the case of any Letter of Credit to be denominated in an Alternative Currency), (a) such currency no longer being readily available, freely transferable and convertible into Dollars, (b) a Dollar Equivalent is no longer readily calculable with respect to such currency, (c) providing such currency is

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

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

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

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

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

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

ERISA Event” means (a) a Reportable Event with respect to a Pension Plan; (b) the withdrawal of the Company or any ERISA Affiliate from a Pension Plan subject to Section 4063 of ERISA during a plan year in which such entity was a “substantial employer” as defined in Section 4001(a)(2) of ERISA or a cessation of operations that is treated as such a withdrawal under Section 4062(e) of ERISA; (c) a complete or partial withdrawal by the Company or any ERISA Affiliate from a Multiemployer Plan or notification that a Multiemployer Plan is in reorganization; (d) the filing of a notice of intent to terminate, the treatment of a Pension Plan amendment as a termination under Sections 4041 or 4041A of ERISA; (e) the institution by the PBGC of proceedings to terminate a Pension Plan; (f) any event or condition which constitutes grounds under Section 4042 of ERISA for the termination of, or the appointment of a trustee to administer, any Pension Plan; (g) the determination that any Pension Plan is considered an at-risk plan

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or a plan in endangered or critical status within the meaning of Sections 430, 431 and 432 of the Internal Revenue Code or Sections 303, 304 and 305 of ERISA; or (h) the imposition of any liability under Title IV of ERISA, other than for PBGC premiums due but not delinquent under Section 4007 of ERISA, upon the Company or any ERISA Affiliate.

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

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

Eurocurrency Base Rate” means:

(a)for any Interest Period with respect to a Eurocurrency Rate Loan (i) denominated in a LIBOR Quoted Currency, the rate per annum equal to the London Interbank Offered Rate as administered by ICE Benchmark Administration (or any other Person that takes over the administration of such rate for U.S. Dollars for a period equal in length to such Interest Period)  (“LIBOR”), as published on the applicable Bloomberg screen page (or such other commercially available source providing such quotations as may be designated by the Administrative Agent from time to time) (in such case, the “LIBOR Rate’) at or about 11:00 a.m., London time, on the Rate Determination Date, for deposits in the relevant LIBOR Quoted Currency with a term equivalent to such Interest Period and (ii) denominated in any Non-LIBOR Quoted Currency, the rate per annum as designated with respect to such Alternative Currency at the time such Alternative Currency is approved by the Administrative Agent and the Lenders pursuant to Section 1.07; and

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

provided, that, (i) to the extent a comparable or successor rate is approved by the Administrative Agent in connection herewith, the approved rate shall be applied in a manner consistent with market practice; provided, further, that to the extent such market practice is not administratively feasible for the Administrative Agent, such approved rate shall be applied in a manner as otherwise reasonably determined by the Administrative Agent and (ii) commencing on the Tenth Amendment Effective Date, if the Eurocurrency Base Rate shall be less than one percent, such rate shall be deemed one percent for purposes of this Agreement.

Eurocurrency Rate” means (a) for any Interest Period with respect to any Eurocurrency Rate Loan, a rate per annum determined by the Administrative Agent to be equal to the quotient obtained by dividing (i) the Eurocurrency Base Rate for such Eurocurrency Rate Loan for such Interest Period by (ii) one minus the Eurocurrency Reserve Percentage for such Eurocurrency Rate Loan for such Interest Period and (b) for any day with respect to any Base Rate Loan bearing interest at a rate based on the Eurocurrency Rate, a rate per annum determined by the Administrative Agent to be equal to the quotient obtained by dividing (i) the Eurocurrency Base Rate for such Base Rate Loan for such day by (ii) one minus the Eurocurrency Reserve Percentage for such Base Rate Loan for such day.

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

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Eurocurrency Reserve Percentage” means, for any day, the reserve percentage (expressed as a decimal, carried out to five decimal places) in effect on such day, whether or not applicable to any Lender, under regulations issued from time to time by the FRB for determining the maximum reserve requirement (including any emergency, supplemental or other marginal reserve requirement) with respect to Eurocurrency funding (currently referred to as “Eurocurrency liabilities”).  The Eurocurrency Rate for each outstanding Eurocurrency Rate Loan and for each outstanding Base Rate Loan the interest on which is determined by reference to the Eurocurrency Rate, in each case, shall be adjusted automatically as of the effective date of any change in the Eurocurrency Reserve Percentage.

Event of Default” has the meaning specified in Section 9.01.

Excluded Property” means, with respect to any Loan Party, including any Person that becomes a Loan Party after the Closing Date as contemplated by Section 7.12, (a) any (i) owned or leased real or personal property which is located outside of the United States and (ii) owned or leased real property located in the United States with a fair market value of less than $5,000,000 (other than, for the avoidance of doubt, real property identified as a “Mortgaged Property” on Schedule 6.20(a)), in each case, unless requested by the Administrative Agent or the Required Lenders, (b) any personal property (including, without limitation, motor vehicles) in respect of which perfection of a Lien is not either (i) governed by the Uniform Commercial Code or (ii) effected by appropriate evidence of the Lien being filed in either the United States Copyright Office or the United States Patent and Trademark Office, unless requested by the Administrative Agent or the Required Lenders, (c) the Equity Interests of any direct Foreign Subsidiary of a Loan Party to the extent not required to be pledged to secure the Obligations pursuant to Section 7.14(a), (d) any property which, subject to the terms of Section 8.09, is subject to a Lien of the type described in Section 8.01(i) pursuant to documents which prohibit such Loan Party from granting any other Liens in such property, (e) the Contemplated Disposition Assets so long as the fair market value (as reasonably determined by the board of directors of the Company) of such assets does not exceed $5,000,000 in the aggregate for any one location, (f) so long as C&H Design is an Immaterial Subsidiary, the C&H Design Assets, (g) so long as VCS Properties is an Immaterial Subsidiary, the VCS Properties Assets, (h) subject to Section 7.15, any owned personal or real property of the Dutch Borrower unless requested by the Administrative Agent, and (i) any leased personal or real property of the Dutch Borrower.

Excluded Swap Obligation” means, with respect to any Loan Party, any Swap Obligation if, and to the extent that, all or a portion of the Guaranty of such Loan Party of, or the grant under a Loan Document by such Loan Party 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 Future Trading Commission (or the application or official interpretation thereof) by virtue of such Loan Party’s failure for any reason to constitute an “eligible contract participant” as defined in the Commodity Exchange Act (determined after giving effect to Section 4.08 hereof and any other “keepwell”, support or other agreement for the benefit of such Loan Party and any and all guarantees of such Loan Party’s Swap Obligations by other Loan Parties) at the time the Guaranty of such Loan Party, or grant by such Loan Party of a security interest, becomes effective with respect to such Swap Obligation.  If a Swap Obligation arises under a Master Agreement governing more than one Swap Contract, such exclusion shall apply only to the portion of such Swap Obligation that is attributable to Swap Contracts for which such Guaranty or security interest becomes excluded in accordance with the first sentence of this definition.

Excluded Taxes” means any of the following Taxes imposed on or with respect to any Recipient or required to be withheld or deducted from a payment to a Recipient, (a) Taxes imposed on or measured by net income (however denominated), franchise Taxes, and branch profits Taxes, in each case, (i) imposed as a result of such Recipient being organized under the Laws of, or having its principal office or,

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in the case of any Lender, its Lending Office located in, the jurisdiction imposing such Tax (or any political subdivision thereof) or (ii) that are Other Connection Taxes, (b) in the case of a Lender, U.S. Federal withholding Taxes imposed on amounts payable to or for the account of such Lender with respect to an applicable interest in a Loan or Commitment pursuant to a Law in effect on the date on which (i) such Lender acquires such interest in the Loan or Commitment (other than pursuant to an assignment request by the Company under Section 11.13) or (ii) such Lender changes its Lending Office, except in each case to the extent that pursuant to Section 3.01(a)(ii), (a)(iii) or (c), amounts with respect to such Taxes were payable either to such Lender’s assignor immediately before such Lender became a party hereto or to such Lender immediately before it changed its Lending Office, (c) Taxes attributable to such Recipient’s failure to comply with Section 3.01(e) and (d) any U.S. federal withholding Taxes imposed pursuant to FATCA.

Existing Credit Agreement” means that certain Credit and Security Agreement dated as of April 19, 2011 among the Company, the lenders party thereto and The PrivateBank and Trust Company, as agent, as amended or modified from time to time.

Facilities” means, at any time, a collective reference to the facilities and real properties owned, leased or operated by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary.

Facility Office” means, with respect to any Lender, the office through which such Lender will perform its obligations under this Agreement.

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

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

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

Fifth Amendment Agreement” means that certain Fifth Amendment to Credit Agreement dated as of October 30, 2015 by and among the Borrowers, the Guarantors, Bank of America, as Administrative Agent, Swing Line Lender, Dutch Swing Line Lender and L/C Issuer and the Lenders party thereto.

Fifth Amendment Fee Letter” means that certain letter agreement dated as of October 30, 2015, by and among the Company, Bank of America and BofA Securities.

“Fifth Amendment Effective Date” means October 30, 2015.

Fee Letter” means the letter agreement, dated as of the Third Amendment Effective Date among the Company, Bank of America and BofA Securities, as amended or otherwise modified.

Finnveden Acquisition” means the Acquisition of all of the Equity Interests of Finnveden Metal Structures AB and its Subsidiaries pursuant to the terms of the Finnveden Acquisition Documents.

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Finnveden Acquisition Documents” means that certain Sale and Purchase Agreement among Finnveden AB, Finnveden Bulten AB and Shiloh Holdings Sweden AB, dated May 21, 2014, together with all corollary documents related thereto.

Flood Hazard Property” means any real property subject to a Mortgage that is in an area designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency as having special flood or mudslide hazards.

Flood Insurance Laws” means, collectively, (a) National Flood Insurance Reform Act of 1994 (which comprehensively revised the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 and the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973) as now or hereafter in effect or any successor statute thereto, (b) the Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2004 as now or hereafter in effect or any successor statute thereto and (c) the Biggert–Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 as now or hereafter in effect or any successor statute thereto.

Foreign Currency Agreements” means collectively, the British Pounds Agreements, the Chinese Renminbi Agreements, the Mexican Pesos Agreements, Polish Zloty Agreements and the Swedish Krona Agreements.

Foreign Currency Obligations” means collectively, the British Pounds Obligations, the Chinese Renminbi Obligations, the Mexican Pesos Obligations, the Polish Zloty Obligations and the Swedish Krona Obligations.

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

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

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

Fronting Exposure” means, at any time there is a Defaulting Lender, (a) with respect to the L/C Issuer, such Defaulting Lender’s Applicable Percentage of the outstanding L/C Obligations other than L/C Obligations as to which such Defaulting Lender’s participation obligation has been reallocated to other Lenders or Cash Collateralized in accordance with the terms hereof, (b) with respect to the Swing Line Lender, such Defaulting Lender’s Applicable Percentage of Swing Line Loans other than Swing Line Loans as to which such Defaulting Lender’s participation obligation has been reallocated to other Lenders in accordance with the terms hereof and (c) with respect to the Dutch Swing Line Lender, such Defaulting Lender’s Applicable Percentage of Dutch Swing Line Loans other than Dutch Swing Line Loans as to which such Defaulting Lender’s participation obligation has been reallocated to other Lenders in accordance with the terms hereof.

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

Funded Indebtedness” means, as to any Person at a particular time, without duplication, all of the following, whether or not included as indebtedness or liabilities in accordance with GAAP (other than any Permitted Government Revenue Bond Indebtedness):

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(a)all obligations, whether current or long-term, for borrowed money (including the Obligations) and all obligations of such Person evidenced by bonds, debentures, notes, loan agreements or other similar instruments;

(b)all purchase money Indebtedness;

(c)the principal portion of all obligations under conditional sale or other title retention agreements relating to property purchased by such Person or any Subsidiary thereof (other than customary reservations or retentions of title under agreements with suppliers entered into in the ordinary course of business);

(d)all obligations arising under letters of credit (including standby and commercial), bankers’ acceptances, bank guaranties, surety bonds and similar instruments (but only to the extent of drawn but unreimbursed amounts);

(e)all obligations in respect of the deferred purchase price of property or services (other than trade accounts payable in the ordinary course of business and, in each case, not past due for more than sixty (60) days after the date on which such trade account payable was created), including, without limitation, any Earn Out Obligations;

(f)the Attributable Indebtedness of Capital Leases, Securitization Transactions and Synthetic Leases;

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

(h)all Funded Indebtedness of others secured by (or for which the holder of such Funded Indebtedness has an existing right, contingent or otherwise, to be secured by) any Lien on, or payable out of the proceeds of production from, property owned or acquired by such Person, whether or not the obligations secured thereby have been assumed;

(i)all Guarantees with respect to Funded Indebtedness of the types specified in clauses (a) through (h) above of another Person; and

(j)all Funded Indebtedness of the types referred to in clauses (a) through (i) above of any partnership or joint venture (other than a joint venture that is itself a corporation or limited liability company) in which such Person is a general partner or joint venturer, except to the extent that Funded Indebtedness is expressly made non-recourse to such Person.

For purposes hereof, the amount of any direct obligation arising under letters of credit (including standby and commercial), bankers’ acceptances, bank guaranties, surety bonds and similar instruments shall be the maximum amount available to be drawn thereunder.

GAAP” means generally accepted accounting principles in the United States set forth in the opinions and pronouncements of the Accounting Principles Board and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and statements and pronouncements of the Financial Accounting Standards Board, consistently applied and as in effect from time to time; provided that, in relation to the consolidated financial statements of the Dutch Borrower, “GAAP” means generally accepted accounting principles, standards and practices in the Netherlands.

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

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

Guarantors” means (a) each Domestic Subsidiary identified as a “Guarantor” on the signature pages hereto, (b) each other Person that joins as a Guarantor pursuant to Section 7.12, (c) with respect to (i) Obligations under any Secured Swap Agreement, (ii) Obligations under any Secured Treasury Management Agreement, (iii) Foreign Currency Obligations, (iv) any Swap Obligation of a Specified Loan Party (determined before giving effect to Sections 4.01 and 4.08) under the Guaranty and (v) the Dutch Obligations, the Company and (d) the successors and permitted assigns of the foregoing.

Guaranty” means the Guaranty made by the Guarantors in favor of the Administrative Agent, the Lenders and the other holders of the Obligations pursuant to Article IV.

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

Honor Date” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.03(c).

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

Immaterial Subsidiary” means, at any time, a Subsidiary of any Loan Party that (a) as of the last day of the fiscal quarter of the Company most recently ended for which the Company was required to deliver financial statements pursuant to Section 7.01(a)(i) or (b), did not have Consolidated Total Assets in excess of three percent (3%) of the aggregate Consolidated Total Assets of the Company and its

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Subsidiaries at the end of such fiscal quarter and (b) for the period of four consecutive fiscal quarters of the Company most recently ended for which the Company was required to deliver financial statements pursuant to Section 7.01(a)(i) or (b), did not have consolidated revenues attributable to such Subsidiary in excess of three percent (3%) of the consolidated revenues of the Company and its Subsidiaries for such period.

Impacted Loans” has the meaning specified in Section 3.03.

“Incremental Amount” means $0.

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

(a)all Funded Indebtedness;

(b)the Swap Termination Value of any Swap Contract;

(c)all Permitted Government Revenue Bond Indebtedness;

(d)all obligations arising under letters of credit (including standby and commercial), bankers’ acceptances, bank guaranties, surety bonds and similar instruments;

(e)[reserved];

(f)all Guarantees with respect to outstanding Indebtedness of the types specified in clauses (a), (b), (c) and (d) above of any other Person; and

(g)all Indebtedness of the types referred to in clauses (a) through (f) above of any partnership or joint venture (other than a joint venture that is itself a corporation or limited liability company) in which such Person or a Subsidiary thereof is a general partner or joint venturer, unless such Indebtedness is expressly made non-recourse to such Person or such Subsidiary.

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

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

Information” has the meaning specified in Section 11.07.

Interest Payment Date” means (a) as to any Eurocurrency Rate Loan, the last day of each Interest Period applicable to such Loan and the Maturity Date; provided, however, that if any Interest Period for a Eurocurrency Rate Loan exceeds three (3) months, the respective dates that fall every three (3) months after the beginning of such Interest Period shall also be Interest Payment Dates; and (b) as to any Base Rate Loan (including a Swing Line Loan and a Dutch Swing Line Loan), the last Business Day of each March, June, September and December and the Maturity Date.

Interest Period” means as to each Eurocurrency Rate Loan, the period commencing on the date such Eurocurrency Rate Loan is disbursed or converted to or continued as a Eurocurrency Rate Loan and

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ending on the date one (1) week or one (1), two (2), three (3) or six (6) months thereafter, in each case, subject to availability, as selected by the applicable Borrower in its Loan Notice; provided that:

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

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

(c)no Interest Period with respect to any Loan shall extend beyond the Maturity Date.

Interim Financial Statements” means the unaudited consolidated financial statements of the Company and its Subsidiaries for the fiscal quarter ended July 31, 2013, including balance sheets and statements of income or operations, shareholders’ equity and cash flows.

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

Internal Revenue Service” means the United States Internal Revenue Service.

Investment” means, as to any Person, any direct or indirect acquisition or investment by such Person, whether by means of (a) the purchase or other acquisition of Equity Interests of another Person, (b) a loan, advance or capital contribution to, Guarantee or assumption of debt of, or purchase or other acquisition of any other debt or equity participation or interest in, another Person, including any partnership or joint venture interest in such other Person and any arrangement pursuant to which the investor Guarantees Indebtedness of such other Person, or (c) an Acquisition.  For purposes of covenant compliance, the amount of any Investment shall be the amount actually invested (measured at the time made), without adjustment for subsequent increases or decreases in the value of such Investment.

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

IP Rights” has the meaning specified in Section 6.17.

ISP” means, with respect to any Letter of Credit, the “International Standby Practices 1998” published by the Institute of International Banking Law & Practice, Inc. (or such later version thereof as may be in effect at the time of issuance).

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

Joinder Agreement” means a joinder agreement substantially in the form of Exhibit F executed and delivered by a Domestic Subsidiary in accordance with the provisions of Section 7.12 or any other documents as the Administrative Agent shall deem appropriate for such purpose.

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Joint Lead Arrangers” means BofA Securities and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., in their respective capacities as joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners.

Judgment Currency” has the meaning set forth in Section 11.19.

J/V Start-Up Date” means, with respect to any joint venture, the date that is twelve (12) months after formation of such joint venture (or such later date that may be reasonably agreed to by the Administrative Agent).

Laws” means, collectively, all international, foreign, federal, state and local statutes, treaties, rules, guidelines, regulations, ordinances, codes and administrative or judicial precedents or authorities, including the interpretation or administration thereof by any Governmental Authority charged with the enforcement, interpretation or administration thereof, and all applicable administrative orders, directed duties, requests, licenses, authorizations and permits of, and agreements with, any Governmental Authority, in each case whether or not having the force of Law.

L/C Advance” means, with respect to each Lender, such Lender’s funding of its participation in any L/C Borrowing in accordance with its Applicable Percentage.  All L/C Advances shall be denominated in Dollars.

L/C Borrowing” means an extension of credit resulting from a drawing under any Letter of Credit which has not been reimbursed on the date when made or refinanced as a Borrowing of Revolving A Loans.  All L/C Borrowings shall be denominated in Dollars.

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

L/C Issuer” means (a) Bank of America, through itself or through one of its designated Affiliates or branch offices, in its capacity as issuer of Letters of Credit hereunder, (b) any other Lender designated by the Company and approved by the Administrative Agent that agrees in writing to become a L/C Issuer after the date of this Agreement, in its capacity as an issuer of Letters of Credit hereunder and (c) any successor issuer of Letters of Credit hereunder.  All singular references to the L/C Issuer shall mean any L/C Issuer, either L/C Issuer, the L/C Issuer that has issued the applicable Letter of Credit or all L/C Issuers, as the context may require.

L/C Obligations” means, as at any date of determination, the aggregate amount available to be drawn under all outstanding Letters of Credit plus the aggregate of all Unreimbursed Amounts, including all L/C Borrowings.  For purposes of computing the amount available to be drawn under any Letter of Credit, the amount of such Letter of Credit shall be determined in accordance with Section 1.06.  For all purposes of this Agreement, if on any date of determination a Letter of Credit has expired by its terms but any amount may still be drawn thereunder by reason of the operation of Rule 3.14 of the ISP, such Letter of Credit shall be deemed to be “outstanding” in the amount so remaining available to be drawn.

Lenders” means each of the Persons identified as a “Lender” on the signature pages hereto and their successors and assigns, each Person that executes a lender joinder agreement or commitment agreement in accordance with Section 2.02(f) and, as the context requires, includes the Swing Line Lender and/or the Dutch Swing Line Lender, as applicable.

Lending Office” means, as to the Administrative Agent, the L/C Issuer or any Lender, the office or offices of such Person described as such in such Lender’s Administrative Questionnaire, or such other office or offices as such Person may from time to time notify the Company and the Administrative Agent,

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which office may include any Affiliate of such Person or any domestic or foreign branch of such Person or such Affiliate.

Letter of Credit” means any standby letter of credit issued hereunder providing for the payment of cash upon the honoring of a presentation thereunder.  Letters of Credit may be issued in Dollars or an Alternative Currency.

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

Letter of Credit Expiration Date” means the day that is thirty (30) days prior to the Maturity Date then in effect (or, if such day is not a Business Day, the next preceding Business Day).

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

Letter of Credit Sublimit” means an amount equal to the lesser of (a) the Aggregate Revolving A Commitments and (b) $15,000,000.  The Letter of Credit Sublimit is part of, and not in addition to, the Aggregate Revolving A Commitments.

“Leverage Increase Period” has the meaning set forth in Section 8.11(a).

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

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

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

Liquidity” means, as of any date of determination, the sum of (a) availability under the Aggregate Revolving Commitments as of such date plus (b) the aggregate amount of Unrestricted Cash of the Company and its Subsidiaries as of such date.

Loan” means an extension of credit by a Lender to a Borrower under Article II in the form of a Revolving A Loan, a Revolving B Loan, Swing Line Loan or Dutch Swing Line Loan.

Loan Documents” means this Agreement, each Note, each Issuer Document, each Joinder Agreement, the Third Amendment Effective Date Disclosure Letter, any agreement creating or perfecting rights in Cash Collateral pursuant to the provisions of Section 2.14 of this Agreement, each Auto Borrow Agreement, each Collateral Document, the Fee Letter, the Fifth Amendment Agreement, the Fifth Amendment Fee Letter, the Sixth Amendment Fee Letter, the Eighth Amendment Fee Letter, the Ninth Amendment Fee Letter, the Tenth Amendment Fee Letter and any other agreement or document specifically designated as a “Loan Document” (but specifically excluding Secured Swap Agreements, Secured Treasury Management Agreements and Foreign Currency Agreements).

Loan Notice” means a notice of (a) a Borrowing of Revolving A Loans, (b) a Borrowing of Revolving B Loans, (c) a conversion of Loans from one Type to the other, or (d) a continuation of

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Eurocurrency Rate Loans, in each case pursuant to Section 2.02(a), which shall be substantially in the form of Exhibit A or such other form as may be approved by the Administrative Agent (including any form on an electronic platform or electronic transmission system as shall be approved by the Administrative Agent), appropriately completed and signed by a Responsible Officer of the applicable Borrower.

Loan Parties” means, collectively, each Borrower and each Guarantor.

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

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

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

Material Subsidiary” means, at any time, any Subsidiary that is not an Immaterial Subsidiary.

Maturity Date” means October 31, 2022.

Mexican Pesos” means the lawful currency of Mexico.

Mexican Pesos Agreement” means any agreement governing any Mexican Pesos Obligations.

Mexican Pesos Obligations” means indebtedness and other obligations of any Loan Party denominated in Mexican Pesos and owing to a Lender; provided, that, such Loan Party shall have provided copies of all documentation entered into in connection therewith to the Administrative Agent.

Minimum Collateral Amount” means, at any time, (a) with respect to Cash Collateral consisting of cash or deposit account balances provided to reduce or eliminate Fronting Exposure during the existence of a Defaulting Lender, an amount equal to one hundred two percent (102%) of the Fronting Exposure of the L/C Issuer with respect to Letters of Credit issued and outstanding at such time, (b) with respect to Cash Collateral consisting of cash or deposit account balances provided in accordance with the provisions of Section 2.14(a)(i), (a)(ii) or (a)(iii), an amount equal to one hundred two percent (102%) of the Outstanding Amount of all L/C Obligations, and (c) otherwise, an amount determined by the Administrative Agent and the L/C Issuer in their sole discretion.

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

Mortgages” means the mortgages, deeds of trust or deeds to secure debt that purport to grant to the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the holders of the Obligations, a security interest in the fee interest and/or leasehold interests of any Loan Party in real property (other than Excluded Property).

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MTD Pension Master Trust” means the MTD Products Inc. Master Retirement Trust which is a qualified benefit plan sponsored by MTD Products Inc., for the benefit of certain of its employees and/or retirees.

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

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

New Capital” has the meaning set forth in Section 8.11(c)(v).

Ninth Amendment Effective Date” means June 6, 2019.

Ninth Amendment Fee Letter” means that certain letter agreement dated as of June 5, 2019 by and among the Company, Bank of America and BofA Securities.

Non-Consenting Lender” means any Lender that does not approve any consent, waiver or amendment that (a) requires the approval of (i) all Lenders or (ii) all affected Lenders (and in the case of this clause (a)(ii), such Lender is an affected Lender) in accordance with the terms of Section 11.01 and (b) has been approved by the Required Lenders.

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

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

Note” or “Notes” means the Revolving A Notes, Revolving B Notes, the Swing Line Note and/or the Dutch Swing Line Note, individually or collectively, as appropriate.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Overnight Rate” means, for any day, (a) with respect to any amount denominated in Dollars, the greater of (i) the Federal Funds Rate and (ii) an overnight rate determined by the Administrative Agent, the L/C Issuer, the Swing Line Lender, or the Dutch Swing Line Lender, as the case may be, in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation, and (b) with respect to any amount denominated in an Alternative Currency, the rate of interest per annum at which overnight deposits in the applicable Alternative Currency, in an amount approximately equal to the amount with respect to which such rate is being determined, would be offered for such day by a branch or Affiliate of Bank of America in the applicable offshore interbank market for such currency to major banks in such interbank market.

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

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

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

PBGC” means the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation or any successor thereto.

Pension Act” means the Pension Protection Act of 2006.

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

Pension Plan” means any employee pension benefit plan (including a Multiple Employer Plan or a Multiemployer Plan) that is maintained or is contributed to by the Company and any ERISA Affiliate and is either covered by Title IV of ERISA or is subject to minimum funding standards under Section 412 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Permitted Acquisitions” means, prior to the Ninth Amendment Effective Date, Investments consisting of an Acquisition by any Loan Party or Subsidiary, provided that (a) no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing or would result from such Acquisition, (b) the property acquired (or the property of the Person acquired) in such Acquisition is used or useful in the same or a related line of business as the Company and its Subsidiaries were engaged in on the Closing Date (or any reasonable extensions or expansions thereof), (c) the Administrative Agent shall have received all items in respect of the Equity Interests or property acquired in such Acquisition required to be delivered by the terms of Section 7.12 and/or Section 7.14, (d) in the case of an Acquisition of the Equity Interests of another Person, the board of directors (or other comparable governing body) of such other Person shall have duly approved such Acquisition, (e) the Company shall have delivered to the Administrative Agent a Pro Forma Compliance Certificate demonstrating that, upon giving effect to such Acquisition on a Pro Forma Basis, (i) the Loan Parties would be in compliance with the financial covenants set forth in Section 8.11 as of the most recent fiscal quarter end for which the Company was required to deliver financial statements pursuant to Section 7.01(a)(i) or (b), (ii) the Consolidated Leverage Ratio is at least 0.25 less than the ratio required to be maintained at such time by Section 8.11(a) and (iii) the Consolidated Leverage Ratio is less than 3.00 to 1.0, (f) the Company shall have delivered to the Administrative Agent pro forma financial statements for the Company and its Subsidiaries after giving effect to such Acquisition for the twelve (12) month period ending as of the most recent fiscal quarter in a form satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, (g) the representations and warranties made by the Loan Parties in each Loan Document shall be true and correct in all material respects (or, if any such representation or warranty is qualified by materiality or Material Adverse Effect, it shall be true and correct in all respects) at and as if made as of the date of such Acquisition (after giving effect thereto) except to the extent such representations and warranties expressly relate to an earlier date and (h) if such transaction involves the purchase of an interest in a partnership between the Company (or a Subsidiary) as a general partner and entities unaffiliated with the Company or such Subsidiary as the other partners, such transaction shall be effected by having such equity interest acquired by a corporate holding company directly or indirectly wholly-owned by the Company newly formed for the sole purpose of effecting such transaction.  For the avoidance of doubt, on and after the Ninth Amendment Effective Date, no Acquisitions shall constitute Permitted Acquisitions.

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Permitted Government Revenue Bond Indebtedness” means a “phantom” revenue bond or bonds issued by a state or local Governmental Authority as part of a government tax incentive program, the proceeds of which are used to finance or refinance the acquisition, construction, equipping or improvement of facilities or property used by the Company or any Subsidiary, and any lease or similar obligation of the Company or any Subsidiary relating thereto; provided, that: (a) such revenue bond or bonds are non-recourse to the Company and its Subsidiaries, (b) the Company or a Subsidiary is the holder of such revenue bond or bonds, (c) the payments to be made by the Company or any Subsidiary as payment on the bond or bonds under the conduit financing agreement are revenue neutral by virtue of (i) the Company or the applicable Subsidiary being the holder of the bond or bonds and (ii) any payments under the related lease of assets with the Governmental Authority are in lieu of taxes, (d) the aggregate amount of all such bonds and other obligations of the Company and its Subsidiaries shall not exceed $30,000,000 at any one time outstanding, (e) the use of any assets by the Company or any of its Subsidiaries is not limited in any material respect and (f) the Administrative Agent shall have received the definitive documentation for the applicable project or program pursuant to which such bond or bonds are issued (which, in any case, shall be substantially similar to the 2013 Permitted Government Revenue Bond Documents), certified as true and complete by a Responsible Officer of the Company and otherwise in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.

Permitted Liens” means, at any time, Liens in respect of property of any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries permitted to exist at such time pursuant to the terms of Section 8.01.

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

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

Platform” has the meaning specified in Section 7.02.

Pledge Agreement” means the pledge agreement dated as of the Closing Date executed in favor of the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the holders of the Obligations, by each of the Loan Parties, as amended or modified from time to time in accordance with the terms hereof.

Polish Zloty” means the lawful currency of Poland.

Polish Zloty Agreement” means any agreement governing any Polish Zloty Obligations.

Polish Zloty Obligations” means indebtedness and other obligations of any Loan Party denominated in Polish Zloty and owing to a Lender; provided, that, such Loan Party shall have provided copies of all documentation entered into in connection therewith to the Administrative Agent.

Pro Forma Basis”, “Pro Forma Compliance” and “Pro Forma Effect” means, in respect of a Specified Transaction, that such Specified Transaction and the following transactions in connection therewith (to the extent applicable) shall be deemed to have occurred as of the first day of the applicable period of measurement for the applicable covenant or requirement: (a) (i) with respect to any Disposition or Involuntary Disposition, income statement and cash flow statement items (whether positive or negative) attributable to the Person or property disposed of shall be excluded and (ii) with respect to any Acquisition or Investment, income statement items attributable to the Person or property acquired shall be included to the extent relating to any period applicable in such calculations to the extent (A) such items are not otherwise included in such income statement items for the Company and its Subsidiaries in

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accordance with GAAP or in accordance with any defined terms set forth in Section 1.01 and (B) such items are supported by financial statements or other information satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, (b) any retirement of Indebtedness and (c) any incurrence or assumption of Indebtedness by the Company or any Subsidiary (and if such Indebtedness has a floating or formula rate, such Indebtedness shall have an implied rate of interest for the applicable period for purposes of this definition determined by utilizing the rate which is or would be in effect with respect to such Indebtedness as at the relevant date of determination); provided, that, (x) Pro Forma Basis, Pro Forma Compliance and Pro Forma Effect in respect of any Specified Transaction shall be calculated in a reasonable and factually supportable manner and certified by a Responsible Officer of the Company and (y) any such calculation shall be subject to the applicable limitations set forth in the definition of Consolidated EBITDA; provided, further, that, at all times prior to the first delivery of financial statements pursuant to Section 7.01(a)(i) or (b), this definition shall be applied based on pro forma financial statements of the Company and its Subsidiaries, in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, delivered by the Company to the Administrative Agent prior to consummation of the applicable Specified Transaction and thereafter, based on the most recent financial statements delivered pursuant to Section 7.01(a)(i) or (b).

Pro Forma Compliance Certificate” means a certificate of a Responsible Officer of the Company containing reasonably detailed calculations of the Consolidated Leverage Ratio and the Consolidated Interest Coverage Ratio as of the most recent fiscal quarter end for which the Company was required to deliver financial statements pursuant to Section 7.01(a)(i) or (b) after giving Pro Forma Effect to the applicable Specified Transaction.

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

Public Lender” has the meaning specified in Section 7.02.

Qualified Capital Stock” of any Person means any Equity Interests of such Person that are not Disqualified Capital Stock.

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

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

Real Property Security Documents” means with respect to the fee interest and/or leasehold interest of any Loan Party in any real property:

(a)a fully executed and notarized Mortgage encumbering the fee interest and/or leasehold interest of such Loan Party in such real property;

(b)if requested by the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion, maps or plats of an as-built survey of the sites of such real property certified to the Administrative Agent and the title insurance company issuing the policies referred to in clause (c) of this definition in a manner

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satisfactory to each of the Administrative Agent and such title insurance company, dated a date satisfactory to each of the Administrative Agent and such title insurance company by an independent professional licensed land surveyor, which maps or plats and the surveys on which they are based shall be sufficient to delete any standard printed survey exception contained in the applicable title policy and be made in accordance with the Minimum Standard Detail Requirements for Land Title Surveys jointly established and adopted by the American Land Title Association and the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping in 2011 with items 2, 3, 4, 6(b), 7(a), 7(b)(1), 7(c), 8, 9, 10, 11(a), 13, 14, 16,17, 18 and 19 on Table A thereof completed;

(c)ALTA mortgagee title insurance policies issued by a title insurance company acceptable to the Administrative Agent with respect to such real property, assuring the Administrative Agent that the Mortgage covering such real property creates a valid and enforceable first priority mortgage lien on such real property, free and clear of all defects and encumbrances except Permitted Liens, which title insurance policies shall otherwise be in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and shall include such endorsements as are requested by the Administrative Agent;

(d)(i) a completed “Life-of-Loan” Federal Emergency Management Agency Standard Flood Hazard Determination with respect to such real property (together with a notice about special flood hazard area status and flood disaster assistance duly executed by each Loan Party relating thereto) and (ii) if such real property is a Flood Hazard Property, (A)  notices to (and confirmations of receipt by) such Loan Party as to the existence of a special flood hazard and, if applicable, the unavailability of flood hazard insurance under the National Flood Insurance Program and (A) evidence of applicable flood insurance, if available, in each case in such form, on such terms and in such amounts as required by The National Flood Insurance Reform Act of 1994 or as otherwise required by the Administrative Agent;

(e)if requested by the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion, an environmental assessment report, as to such real property, in form and substance and from professional firms acceptable to the Administrative Agent;

(f)if requested by the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion, evidence reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent that such real property, and the uses of such real property, are in compliance in all material respects with all applicable zoning Laws (the evidence submitted as to which should include the zoning designation made for such real property, the permitted uses of such real property under such zoning designation and, if available, zoning requirements as to parking, lot size, ingress, egress and building setbacks);

(g)in the case of a leasehold interest of any Loan Party in such real property, (i) such estoppel letters, consents and waivers from the landlords on such real property as may be required by the Administrative Agent, which estoppel letters shall be in the form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and (ii) evidence that the applicable lease, a memorandum of lease with respect thereto, or other evidence of such lease in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, has been or will be recorded in all places to the extent necessary or desirable, in the judgment of the Administrative Agent, so as to enable the Mortgage encumbering such leasehold interest to effectively create a valid and enforceable first priority lien (subject to Permitted Liens) on such leasehold interest in favor of the Administrative Agent (or such other Person as may be required or desired under local Law); and

(h)if requested by the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion, an opinion of legal counsel to the Loan Party granting the Mortgage on such real property, addressed to the

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Administrative Agent and each Lender, in form and substance reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent.

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

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

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

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

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

Request for Credit Extension” means (a) with respect to a Borrowing, conversion or continuation of Loans, a Loan Notice, (b) with respect to an L/C Credit Extension, a Letter of Credit Application, (c) with respect to a Swing Line Loan at any time an Auto Borrow Agreement is not in effect, a Swing Line Loan Notice and (d) with respect to a Dutch Swing Line Loan, a Dutch Swing Line Loan Notice.

Required Lenders” means, at any time, Lenders having Total Credit Exposures representing more than fifty percent (50%) of the Total Credit Exposures of all Lenders.  The Total Credit Exposure of any Defaulting Lender shall be disregarded in determining Required Lenders at any time; provided that, the amount of any participation in any Swing Line Loan, Dutch Swing Line Loan and Unreimbursed Amounts that such Defaulting Lender has failed to fund that have not been reallocated to and funded by another Lender shall be deemed to be held by the Lender that is the Swing Line Lender, Dutch Swing Line Lender or L/C Issuer, as the case may be, in making such determination.

Required Revolving A Lenders” means, at any time, Lenders having Revolving A Credit Exposures representing more than fifty percent (50%) of the Revolving A Exposures of all Lenders.  The Revolving A Credit Exposure of any Defaulting Lender shall be disregarded in determining Required Revolving A Lenders at any time; provided that, the amount of any participation in any Swing Line Loan and Unreimbursed Amounts that such Defaulting Lender has failed to fund that have not been reallocated to and funded by another Lender shall be deemed to be held by the Lender that is the Swing Line Lender or L/C Issuer, as the case may be, in making such determination.

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

Responsible Officer” means the chief executive officer, president, chief financial officer, vice-president of finance, director of finance, treasurer, assistant treasurer or controller of a Loan Party and, solely for purposes of the delivery of certificates pursuant to Sections 5.01 or 7.12(b), the secretary or any assistant secretary of a Loan Party and, solely for purposes of notices given pursuant to Article II, any other officer or employee of the applicable Loan Party so designated by any of the foregoing officers in a notice to the Administrative Agent or any other officer or employee of the applicable Loan Party

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designated in or pursuant to an agreement between the applicable Loan Party and the Administrative Agent.  Any document delivered hereunder that is signed by a Responsible Officer of a Loan Party shall be conclusively presumed to have been authorized by all necessary corporate, limited liability company, partnership and/or other action on the part of such Loan Party and such Responsible Officer shall be conclusively presumed to have acted on behalf of such Loan Party.  To the extent requested by the Administrative Agent, each Responsible Officer will provide an incumbency certificate and appropriate authorization documentation, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.

Restricted” means, when referring to cash or Cash Equivalents of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries, that such cash or Cash Equivalents (a) appear (or would be required to appear) as “restricted” on a consolidated balance sheet of the Company or of any such Subsidiary (unless such appearance is related to the Loan Documents or Liens created thereunder), (b) are subject to any Lien in favor of any Person (other than the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Lenders and normal and customary rights of setoff upon deposits of cash in favor of banks or other depository institutions), (c) are not held in the United States to the extent (i) that such cash or Cash Equivalents, as the case may be, cannot be repatriated, or (ii) adverse tax consequences would result from the repatriation of such cash, to the United States, or (d) are not otherwise generally available for use by the Company or such Subsidiary.

Restricted Payment” means any dividend or other distribution (whether in cash, securities or other property) with respect to any Equity Interests of any Loan Party 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 or on account of any return of capital to the Company’s stockholders, partners or members (or the equivalent Person thereof), or any setting apart of funds or property for any of the foregoing.

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

Revolving A Commitment” means, as to each Lender, its obligation to (a) make Revolving A Loans to the Company pursuant to Section 2.01(a), (b) purchase participations in L/C Obligations and (c) purchase participations in Swing Line Loans, in an aggregate principal amount at any one time outstanding not to exceed the Dollar amount set forth opposite such Lender’s name on Schedule 2.01 or in the Assignment and Assumption pursuant to which such Lender becomes a party hereto, as applicable, as such amount may be adjusted from time to time in accordance with this Agreement.

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

Revolving A Lender” means, at any time, any Lender that has a Revolving A Commitment at such time.

Revolving A Loan” has the meaning specified in Section 2.01(a).

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Revolving A Note” has the meaning specified in Section 2.11(a).

Revolving A Tranche” means the Revolving A Commitments, the Revolving A Loans, the L/C Obligations and the Swing Line Loans.

Revolving B Commitment” means, as to each Lender, its obligation to (a) make Revolving B Loans to the Dutch Borrower pursuant to Section 2.01(b) and (b) purchase participations in Dutch Swing Line Loans, in an aggregate principal amount at any one time outstanding not to exceed the Dollar amount set forth opposite such Lender’s name on Schedule 2.01 or in the Assignment and Assumption pursuant to which such Lender becomes a party hereto, as applicable, as such amount may be adjusted from time to time in accordance with this Agreement.

Revolving B Credit Exposure” means, as to any Lender at any time, the aggregate principal amount at such time of its outstanding Revolving B Loans and such Lender’s participation in Dutch Swing Line Loans at such time.

Revolving B Lender” means, at any time, any Lender that has a Revolving B Commitment at such time.

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

Revolving B Note” has the meaning specified in Section 2.11(a).

Revolving B Tranche” means the Revolving B Commitments, the Revolving B Loans and the Dutch Swing Line Loans.

Revolving Commitment” means, a Revolving A Commitment and/or a Revolving B Commitment, as applicable.

Revolving Credit Exposure” means, as to any Lender at any time, the Revolving A Credit Exposure and/or the Revolving B Credit Exposure of such Lender, as applicable.

Revolving Loan” means a Revolving A Loan and/or a Revolving B Loan, as applicable.

Revolving Note” means a Revolving A Note and/or a Revolving B Note, as applicable.

Revolving Tranche” means the Revolving A Tranche and/or the Revolving B Tranche, as applicable.

S&P” means Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC, a subsidiary of The McGraw Hill Companies, Inc. and any successor thereto.

Sale and Leaseback Transaction” means, with respect to any Loan Party or any Subsidiary, any arrangement, directly or indirectly, with any Person whereby the Loan Party or such Subsidiary shall sell or transfer any property used or useful in its business, whether now owned or hereafter 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 being sold or transferred.

Same Day Funds” means (a) with respect to disbursements and payments in Dollars, immediately available funds, and (b) with respect to disbursements and payments in an Alternative Currency, same day or other funds as may be determined by the Administrative Agent or the L/C Issuer,

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as the case may be, to be customary in the place of disbursement or payment for the settlement of international banking transactions in the relevant Alternative Currency.

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

Sanji Equipment” means that certain equipment to be sold, transferred, licensed, leased or otherwise disposed of by the Company or any of its Subsidiaries to Suzhou Sanji Foundry Equipment Co. Ltd. after the Fifth Amendment Effective Date.

Scheduled Unavailability Date” has the meaning specified in Section 3.03(c).

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

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

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

Secured Swap Agreement” means any Swap Contract permitted under Section 8.03 between any Loan Party or any Subsidiary and any Swap Bank; provided that for any of the foregoing to be included as a “Secured Swap Agreement” on any date of determination by the Administrative Agent, the applicable Swap Bank (other than the Administrative Agent or an Affiliate of the Administrative Agent) must have delivered a Secured Party Designation Notice to the Administrative Agent prior to such date of determination.

Secured Treasury Management Agreement” means any Treasury Management Agreement between any Loan Party or any Subsidiary and any Treasury Management Bank; provided, that for any of the foregoing to be included as a “Secured Treasury Management Agreement” on any date of determination by the Administrative Agent, the applicable Treasury Management Bank (other than the Administrative Agent or an Affiliate of the Administrative Agent) must have delivered a Secured Party Designation Notice to the Administrative Agent prior to such date of determination.

Securitization Transaction” means, with respect to any Person, any financing transaction or series of financing transactions (including factoring arrangements) pursuant to which such Person or any Subsidiary of such Person may sell, convey or otherwise transfer, or grant a security interest in, accounts, payments, receivables, rights to future lease payments or residuals or similar rights to payment to a special purpose subsidiary or affiliate of such Person.

Security Agreement” means the security agreement dated as of the Closing Date executed in favor of the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the holders of the Obligations, by each of the Loan Parties, as amended or modified from time to time in accordance with the terms hereof.

Series 2013 Bonds” means those certain Development Authority of Jefferson, Georgia Taxable Industrial Development Revenue Bonds (Jefferson Blanking Inc.), Series 2013, in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $8,000,000.

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Sixth Amendment Fee Letter” means that certain letter agreement dated as of October 14, 2016, by and among the Company, Bank of America and BofA Securities.

Sixth Amendment Effective Date” means October 28, 2016.

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

SOFR-Based Rate” means SOFR or Term SOFR.

Solvent” or “Solvency” means, with respect to any Person as of a particular date, that on such date (a) such Person is able to pay its debts and other liabilities, contingent obligations and other commitments as they mature in the ordinary course of business, (b) such Person does not intend to, and does not believe that it will, incur debts or liabilities beyond such Person’s ability to pay as such debts and liabilities mature in their ordinary course, (c) such Person is not engaged in a business or a transaction, and is not about to engage in a business or a transaction, for which such Person’s property would constitute unreasonably small capital after giving due consideration to the prevailing practice in the industry in which such Person is engaged or is to engage, (d) the fair value of the property of such Person is greater than the total amount of liabilities, including, without limitation, contingent liabilities, of such Person and (e) the present fair salable value of the assets of such Person is not less than the amount that will be required to pay the probable liability of such Person on its debts as they become absolute and matured.  In computing the amount of contingent liabilities at any time, it is intended that such liabilities will be computed at the amount which, in light of all the facts and circumstances existing at such time, represents the amount that can reasonably be expected to become an actual or matured liability.

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

Specified Loan Party” has the meaning set forth in Section 4.08.

Specified Transaction” means (a) any Acquisition, any Disposition, any Involuntary Disposition, or any Investment that results in a Person becoming a Subsidiary, in each case, whether by merger, consolidation or otherwise, or any incurrence or repayment of Indebtedness or (b) any other event that by the terms of the Loan Documents requires Pro Forma Compliance with a test or covenant or requires such test or covenant to be calculated on a Pro Forma Basis.

Spot Rate” for a currency means the rate determined by the Administrative Agent or the L/C Issuer, as applicable, to be the rate quoted by the Person acting in such capacity as the spot rate for the purchase by such Person of such currency with another currency through its principal foreign exchange trading office at approximately 11:00 a.m. on the date two Business Days prior to the date as of which the foreign exchange computation is made; provided that the Administrative Agent or the L/C Issuer may obtain such spot rate from another financial institution designated by the Administrative Agent or the L/C Issuer if the Person acting in such capacity does not have as of the date of determination a spot buying rate for any such currency; and provided further that the L/C Issuer may use such spot rate quoted on the date as of which the foreign exchange computation is made in the case of any Letter of Credit denominated in an Alternative Currency.

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Subsidiary” of a Person means a corporation, partnership, joint venture, limited liability company or other business entity of which a majority of the shares of Voting Stock is at the time beneficially owned, or the management of which is otherwise controlled, directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, or both, by such Person.  It being understood that, in relation to a person incorporated (or established) under Dutch law, “Subsidiary” includes a “dochtermaatschappij” within the meaning of Section 2:24a of the Dutch Civil Code (regardless whether the shares or voting rights on the shares in such company are held directly or indirectly through another “dochtermaatschappij”).  Unless otherwise specified, all references herein to a “Subsidiary” or to “Subsidiaries” shall refer to a Subsidiary or Subsidiaries of the Company.

Successor Rate” has the meaning specified in Section 3.03(c).

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

Swap Bank” means any Person that (a) at the time it enters into a Swap Contract, is a Lender or the Administrative Agent or an Affiliate of a Lender or the Administrative Agent, (b) in the case of any Swap Contract in effect on or prior to the Closing Date, is, as of the Closing Date or within thirty (30) days thereafter, a Lender or the Administrative Agent or an Affiliate of a Lender or the Administrative Agent and a party to a Swap Contract or (c) within thirty (30) days after the time it enters into the applicable Swap Contract, becomes a Lender, the Administrative Agent or an Affiliate of a Lender or the Administrative Agent, in each case, in its capacity as a party to such Swap Contract; provided, in the case of a Secured Swap Agreement with a Person who is no longer a Lender (or Affiliate of a Lender), such Person shall be considered a Swap Bank only through the stated termination date (without extension or renewal) of such Secured Swap Agreement.

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

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

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

Swedish Krona” means the lawful currency of Sweden.

Swedish Krona Agreement” means any agreement governing any Swedish Krona Obligations.

Swedish Krona Obligations” means indebtedness and other obligations of any Loan Party denominated in Swedish Krona and owing to a Lender; provided, that, such Loan Party shall have provided copies of all documentation entered into in connection therewith to the Administrative Agent.

Swing Line Lender” means Bank of America in its capacity as provider of Swing Line Loans, or any successor swing line lender hereunder.

Swing Line Loan” has the meaning specified in Section 2.04(a).

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

Swing Line Note” has the meaning specified in Section 2.11(a).

Swing Line Sublimit” means an amount equal to the lesser of (a) $10,000,000 and (b) the Aggregate Revolving A Commitments.  The Swing Line Sublimit is part of, and not in addition to, the Aggregate Revolving A Commitments.

Synthetic Lease” means any synthetic lease, tax retention operating lease, off-balance sheet loan or similar off-balance sheet financing arrangement whereby the arrangement is considered borrowed money indebtedness for tax purposes but is classified as an operating lease or does not otherwise appear on a balance sheet under GAAP.

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

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

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

Tenth Amendment Effective Date” means June 11, 2020.

Tenth Amendment Fee Letter” means that certain letter agreement dated as of June 3, 2020 by and among the Company, Bank of America and BofA Securities.

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

Third Amendment Effective Date” means September 29, 2014.

Third Amendment Effective Date Disclosure Letter” means that certain disclosure letter dated as of the Third Amendment Effective Date delivered by the Loan Parties to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders.

Threshold Amount” means $5,000,000.

Total Credit Exposure” means, as to any Lender at any time, the unused Commitments and Revolving Credit Exposure of such Lender at such time.

Total Revolving A Outstandings” means the aggregate Outstanding Amount of all Revolving A Loans, all Swing Line Loans and all L/C Obligations.

Total Revolving B Outstandings” means the aggregate Outstanding Amount of all Revolving B Loans and all Dutch Swing Line Loans.

Total Revolving Outstandings” means Total Revolving A Outstandings and/or Total Revolving B Outstandings, as applicable.

Transactions” means the execution and delivery by the Loan Parties of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, the borrowing of the Loans on the Closing Date and the creation and perfection of Liens granted under the Collateral Documents.

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

Treasury Management Bank” means any Person that (a) at the time it enters into a Treasury Management Agreement, is a Lender or the Administrative Agent or an Affiliate of a Lender or the Administrative Agent, (b) in the case of any Treasury Management Agreement in effect on or prior to the Closing Date, is, as of the Closing Date or within thirty (30) days thereafter, a Lender or the Administrative Agent or an Affiliate of a Lender or the Administrative Agent and a party to a Treasury

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Management Agreement or (c) within thirty (30) days after the time it enters into the applicable Treasury Management Agreement, becomes a Lender, the Administrative Agent or an Affiliate of a Lender or the Administrative Agent, in each case, in its capacity as a party to such Treasury Management Agreement.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Unrestricted Cash” means, as of any date of determination, the aggregate amount (without duplication) of cash and Cash Equivalents of the Company and its Subsidiaries that are not Restricted to the extent the same would be reflected on a consolidated balance sheet of the Company if the same were prepared as of such date; provided, that, for the purposes of clause (b) of the definition of Consolidated Net Funded Indebtedness, (a) Unrestricted Cash shall only include cash and Cash Equivalents of the Loan Parties, (b) Unrestricted Cash shall not exceed $10,000,000 and (c) if at any time the cash and Cash Equivalents of the Dutch Borrower exceed the Total Revolving B Outstandings, thirty-five percent (35%) of such cash and Cash Equivalents of the Dutch Borrower in excess of the Total Revolving B Outstandings shall be considered to be Restricted.

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

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

VCS Properties” means VCS Properties, LLC, an Ohio limited liability company.

VCS Properties Assets” means (a) the forty-nine percent (49%) ownership interest of VCS Properties in Valley Steel, LLC, (b) the one hundred percent (100%) ownership interest of Shiloh Corporation in VCS Properties and (c) all of the assets (including personal property and real property) of VCS Properties.

Voting Stock” means, with respect to any Person, Equity Interests issued by such Person the holders of which are ordinarily, in the absence of contingencies, entitled to vote for the election of directors (or persons performing similar functions) of such Person, even though the right so to vote has been suspended by the happening of such a contingency.

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Wholly Owned Subsidiary” means any Person one hundred percent (100%) of whose Equity Interests are at the time owned by the Company directly or indirectly through other Persons one hundred percent (100%) of whose Equity Interests are at the time owned, directly or indirectly, by the Company.

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

1.02Other Interpretive Provisions.

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

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

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

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

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

1.03Accounting Terms.

(a)Generally.  Except as otherwise specifically prescribed herein, all accounting terms not specifically or completely defined herein shall be construed in conformity with, and all financial data (including financial ratios and other financial calculations) required to be submitted pursuant to this Agreement shall be prepared in conformity with, GAAP applied on a consistent basis, as in effect from time to time, applied in a manner consistent with that used in preparing the Audited Financial Statements, except as otherwise specifically prescribed herein; provided, however, that calculations of Attributable Indebtedness under any Synthetic Lease or the implied interest component of any Synthetic Lease shall be made by the Company in accordance with accepted financial practice and consistent with the terms of such Synthetic Lease.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, for purposes of determining compliance with any covenant (including the computation of any financial covenant) contained herein, Indebtedness of the Company and its Subsidiaries shall be deemed to be carried at one hundred percent (100%) of the outstanding principal amount thereof, and the effects of FASB ASC 825 and FASB ASC 470-20 on financial liabilities shall be disregarded.  Notwithstanding anything contained herein to the contrary, with respect to determining the permissibility of the incurrence of any Indebtedness, the proceeds thereof shall not be counted as Unrestricted Cash for the purposes of clause (b) of the definition of Consolidated Net Funded Indebtedness.

(b)Changes in GAAP.  The Company will provide a written summary of material changes in GAAP and in the consistent application thereof with each annual and quarterly Compliance Certificate delivered in accordance with Section 7.02(b).  If at any time any change in GAAP (including the adoption of IFRS) would affect the computation of any financial ratio or requirement set forth in any Loan Document, and either the Company or the Required Lenders shall so request, the Administrative Agent, the Lenders and the Company shall negotiate in good faith to amend such ratio or

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requirement to preserve the original intent thereof in light of such change in GAAP (subject to the approval of the Required Lenders); provided that, until so amended, (i) such ratio or requirement shall continue to be computed in accordance with GAAP prior to such change therein and (ii) the Company shall provide to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders financial statements and other documents required under this Agreement or as requested hereunder setting forth a reconciliation between calculations of such ratio or requirement made before and after giving effect to such change in GAAP.  Without limiting the foregoing, leases shall continue to be classified and accounted for on a basis consistent with that reflected in the Audited Financial Statements for all purposes of this Agreement, notwithstanding any change in GAAP relating thereto, unless the parties hereto shall enter into a mutually acceptable amendment addressing such changes, as provided for above.

(c)Pro Forma Calculations.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, all calculations of the Consolidated Leverage Ratio (including for purposes of determining the Applicable Rate) and the Consolidated Interest Coverage Ratio shall be made on a Pro Forma Basis with respect to all Specified Transactions occurring during the applicable four quarter period to which such calculation relates, and/or subsequent to the end of such four quarter period but not later than the date of such calculation; provided, that, notwithstanding the foregoing, when calculating the Consolidated Leverage Ratio and/or the Consolidated Interest Coverage Ratio for purposes of determining (x) compliance with Section 8.11 and/or (y) the Applicable Rate, any Specified Transaction and any related adjustment contemplated in the definition of Pro Forma Basis that occurred subsequent to the end of the applicable four quarter period shall not be given Pro Forma Effect.  For purposes of determining compliance with any provision of this Agreement which requires Pro Forma Compliance with any financial covenant set forth in Section 8.11, such Pro Forma Compliance shall be determined by reference to the maximum Consolidated Leverage Ratio and/or minimum Consolidated Interest Coverage Ratio, as applicable, permitted for the fiscal quarter most recently then ended for which financial statements have been delivered (or were required to have been delivered) in accordance with Section 7.01(a)(i) or (b).

(d)Consolidation of Variable Interest Entities.  All references herein to consolidated financial statements of the Company and its Subsidiaries or to the determination of any amount for the Company and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis or any similar reference shall, in each case, be deemed to include each variable interest entity that the Company is required to consolidate pursuant to FASB ASC 810 as if such variable interest entity were a Subsidiary as defined herein.

1.04Rounding.

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

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1.05Times of Day; Rates

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

(b)Rates.  The Administrative Agent does not warrant, nor accept responsibility, nor shall the Administrative Agent have any liability with respect to, the administration, submission or any other matter related to the rates in the definition of “Eurocurrency Base Rate” or with respect to any comparable or successor rate thereto.

1.06Letter of Credit Amounts.

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

1.07Exchange Rates; Currency Equivalents.

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

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

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

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1.08Additional Alternative Currencies.

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

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

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

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to add the applicable Eurocurrency Base Rate for such currency and (ii) to the extent the definition of Eurocurrency Base Rate reflects the appropriate interest rate for such currency or has been amended to reflect the appropriate rate for such currency, such currency shall thereupon be deemed for all purposes to be a LIBOR Quoted Currency or a Non-LIBOR Quoted Currency, as applicable, for purposes of any Letter of Credit issuances. If the Administrative Agent shall fail to obtain consent to any request for an additional currency under this Section 1.08, the Administrative Agent shall promptly so notify the Company.

1.09Change of Currency.

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

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

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

1.10Dutch Borrower Interpretive Provisions.

In this Agreement, where it relates to a Dutch entity, or Dutch security, a reference to:

(a)

a necessary action to authorise where applicable, includes without limitation:

(i)any action required to comply with the Works Councils Act of the Netherlands (Wet op de ondernemingsraden); and

(ii)obtaining an unconditional positive advice (advies) from the competent works council(s) if a positive advice is required pursuant to the Dutch Works Councils Act (Wet op de ondernemingsraden);

(b)gross negligence means grove schuld;

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(c)negligence means schuld;

(d)a security interest includes any mortgage (hypotheek), pledge (pandrecht), retention of title arrangement (eigendomsvoorbehoud), privilege (voorrecht), right of retention (recht van retentie), right to reclaim goods (recht van reclame), and, in general, any right in rem (beperkt recht), created for the purpose of granting security (goederenrechtelijk zekerheidsrecht);

(e)willful misconduct means opzet;

(f)a winding-up, administration or dissolution (and any of those terms) includes a Dutch entity being declared bankrupt (failliet verklaard) or dissolved (ontbonden);

(g)a moratorium includes surseance van betaling and a moratorium is declared or occurs includes surseance verleend;

(h)any step or procedure taken in connection with insolvency proceedings includes a Dutch entity having filed a notice under Section 36 of the Dutch Tax Collection Act (Invorderingswet 1990);

(i)an administrative receiver or receiver includes a curator;

(j)an administrator includes a bewindvoerder;

(k)an attachment includes a beslag;

(l)a merger includes a juridische fusie;

(m)a demerger includes a juridische splitsing; and

(n)financial assistance means any action or contemplated action prohibited by a naamloze vennootschap, section 2:98(c) of the Dutch Civil Code.

ARTICLE II

THE COMMITMENTS AND CREDIT EXTENSIONS

2.01Commitments.

(a)Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, each Lender severally agrees to make loans (each such loan, a “Revolving A Loan”) to the Company in Dollars or in one or more Alternative Currencies from time to time on any Business Day during the Availability Period in an aggregate amount not to exceed at any time outstanding the amount of such Lender’s Revolving A Commitment; provided, however, that after giving effect to any Borrowing of Revolving A Loans, (i) the Total Revolving A Outstandings shall not exceed the Aggregate Revolving A Commitments, (ii) the Revolving A Credit Exposure of any Lender shall not exceed such Lender’s Revolving A Commitment and

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(iii) the aggregate Outstanding Amount of all Revolving A Loans denominated in Alternative Currencies shall not exceed the Alternative Currency Sublimit.  Within the limits of each Lender’s Revolving A Commitment, and subject to the other terms and conditions hereof, the Company may borrow under this Section 2.01(a), prepay under Section 2.05, and reborrow under this Section 2.01(a).  Revolving A Loans may be Base Rate Loans or Eurocurrency Rate Loans, or a combination thereof, as further provided herein.

(b)Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, each Lender severally agrees to make loans (each such loan, a “Revolving B Loan”) to the Dutch Borrower in Dollars or in one or more Alternative Currencies from time to time on any Business Day during the Availability Period in an aggregate amount not to exceed at any time outstanding the amount of such Lender’s Revolving B Commitment; provided, however, that after giving effect to any Borrowing of Revolving B Loans, (i) the Total Revolving B Outstandings shall not exceed the Aggregate Revolving B Commitments and (ii) the Revolving B Credit Exposure of any Lender shall not exceed such Lender’s Revolving B Commitment.  Within the limits of each Lender’s Revolving B Commitment, and subject to the other terms and conditions hereof, the Dutch Borrower may borrow under this Section 2.01(b), prepay under Section 2.05, and reborrow under this Section 2.01(b).  Revolving B Loans may be Base Rate Loans or Eurocurrency Rate Loans, or a combination thereof, as further provided herein.

2.02Borrowings, Conversions and Continuations of Loans.

(a)Each Borrowing, each conversion of Loans from one Type to the other, and each continuation of Eurocurrency Rate Loans shall be made upon the applicable Borrower’s irrevocable notice to the Administrative Agent, which may be given by: (A) telephone or (B) a Loan Notice; provided that any telephonic notice must be confirmed immediately by delivery to the Administrative Agent of a Loan Notice.  Each such notice must be received by the Administrative Agent not later than 11:00 a.m. (i) three (3) Business Days prior to the requested date of any Borrowing of, conversion to or continuation of Eurocurrency Rate Loans denominated in Dollars or of any conversion of Eurocurrency Rate Loans denominated in Dollars to Base Rate Loans, (ii) four (4) Business Days (or five (5) Business Days in the case of a Special Notice Currency) prior to the requested date of any Borrowing or continuation of Eurocurrency Rate Loans denominated in Alternative Currencies, and (iii) on the requested date of any Borrowing of Base Rate Loans.  Each Borrowing of, conversion to or continuation of Eurocurrency Rate Loans shall be in a principal amount of $2,000,000 or a whole multiple of $1,000,000 in excess thereof.  Except as provided in Sections 2.03(c), 2.04(c) and 2.16(c), each Borrowing of or conversion to Base Rate Loans shall be in a principal amount of $1,000,000 or a whole multiple of $500,000 in excess thereof.  Each Loan Notice shall specify (i) whether the applicable Borrower is requesting a Borrowing of Revolving A Loans or Revolving B Loans, a conversion of Revolving A Loans or Revolving B Loans from one Type to the other, or a continuation of Eurocurrency Rate Loans, (ii) the requested date of the Borrowing, conversion or continuation, as the case may be (which shall be a Business Day), (iii) the principal amount of Loans to be borrowed, converted or continued, (iv) the Type of Loans to be borrowed or to which

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existing Loans are to be converted, (v) if applicable, the duration of the Interest Period with respect thereto and (vi) the currency of the Loans to be borrowed.  If the applicable Borrower fails to specify a currency in a Loan Notice requesting a Borrowing, then the Loans so requested shall be made in Dollars.  If the applicable Borrower fails to specify a Type of a Loan in a Loan Notice or if such Borrower fails to give a timely notice requesting a conversion or continuation, then the applicable Loans shall be made as, or converted to, Base Rate Loans; provided, however, that in the case of a failure to timely request a continuation of Loans denominated in an Alternative Currency, such Loans shall be continued as Eurocurrency Rate Loans in their original currency with an Interest Period of one (1) month. Any automatic conversion to Base Rate Loans shall be effective as of the last day of the Interest Period then in effect with respect to the applicable Eurocurrency Rate Loans.  If the applicable Borrower requests a Borrowing of, conversion to, or continuation of Eurocurrency Rate Loans in any Loan Notice, but fails to specify an Interest Period, it will be deemed to have specified an Interest Period of one (1) month.  No Loan may be converted into or continued as a Loan denominated in a different currency, but instead must be repaid in the original currency of such Loan and reborrowed in the other currency.

(b)Following receipt of a Loan Notice, the Administrative Agent shall promptly notify each Lender of the amount (and currency) of its Applicable Percentage of the applicable Loans, and if no timely notice of a conversion or continuation is provided by the applicable Borrower, the Administrative Agent shall notify each Lender of the details of any automatic conversion to Base Rate Loans or continuation of Loans denominated in a currency other than Dollars, in each case as described in the preceding subsection.  In the case of a Borrowing, each Lender shall make the amount of its Loan available to the Administrative Agent in Same Day Funds at the Administrative Agent’s Office for the applicable currency not later than 1:00 p.m., in the case of any Loan denominated in Dollars, and not later than the Applicable Time specified by the Administrative Agent in the case of any Loan denominated in an Alternative Currency, in each case on the Business Day specified in the applicable Loan Notice. Upon satisfaction of the applicable conditions set forth in Section 5.02 (and, if such Borrowing is the initial Credit Extension, Section 5.01), the Administrative Agent shall make all funds so received available to the applicable Borrower in like funds as received by the Administrative Agent either by (i) crediting the account of such Borrower on the books of Bank of America with the amount of such funds or (ii) wire transfer of such funds, in each case in accordance with instructions provided to (and acceptable to) the Administrative Agent by such Borrower; provided, however, that if, on the date the Loan Notice with respect to a Borrowing of Revolving A Loans denominated in Dollars is given by the Company, there are L/C Borrowings outstanding, then the proceeds of such Borrowing, first, shall be applied to the payment in full of any such L/C Borrowings and second, shall be made available to the Company as provided above.

(c)Except as otherwise provided herein, a Eurocurrency Rate Loan may be continued or converted only on the last day of the Interest Period for such Eurocurrency Rate Loan.  During the existence of a Default, (x) no Loans may be requested as, converted to or continued as Eurocurrency Rate Loans (whether in Dollars or any Alternative Currency) without the consent of the Required Lenders, and the Required

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Lenders may demand that any or all of the then outstanding Eurocurrency Rate Loans denominated in Dollars be converted immediately to Base Rate Loans and/or (y) the Required Lenders may demand that any or all of the then outstanding Eurocurrency Rate Loans denominated in an Alternative Currency be prepaid, or redenominated into Dollars in the amount of the Dollar Equivalent thereof, in each case on the last day of the then current Interest Period with respect thereto.

(d)Each determination of an interest rate by the Administrative Agent pursuant to any provision of this Agreement shall be conclusive and binding on the Borrower and the Lenders in the absence of manifest error.

(e)After giving effect to all Borrowings, all conversions of Loans from one Type to the other, and all continuations of Loans as the same Type, there shall not be more than five (5) Interest Periods in effect with respect to all Loans.

(f)The Company may at any time and from time to time, upon prior written notice by the Company to the Administrative Agent, increase the Aggregate Revolving A Commitments and/or the Aggregate Revolving B Commitments (but not the related Letter of Credit Sublimit, the Swing Line Sublimit, the Dutch Swing Line Sublimit or the Alternative Currency Sublimit), as applicable, by a maximum aggregate amount of up to the Incremental Amount with additional Revolving A Commitments from any existing Lender with a Revolving A Commitment and/or additional Revolving B Commitments from any existing Lender with a Revolving B Commitment, as applicable, or new Revolving A Commitments and/or new Revolving B Commitments, as applicable, from any other Person selected by the Company and acceptable to the Administrative Agent and the L/C Issuer; provided, that:

(i)the Aggregate Revolving Commitments shall not exceed $350,000,000 without the consent of the Required Lenders;

(ii)any such increase shall be in a minimum principal amount of $10,000,000 and in integral multiples of $1,000,000 in excess thereof;

(iii)no Default or Event of Default shall exist and be continuing at the time of any such increase;

(iv)no existing Lender shall be under any obligation to increase its Commitment and any such decision whether to increase its Commitment shall be in such Lender’s sole and absolute discretion;

(v)(1) any new Lender shall join this Agreement by executing such joinder documents required by the Administrative Agent and/or (2) any existing Lender electing to increase its Commitment shall have executed a commitment agreement satisfactory to the Administrative Agent;

(vi)as a condition precedent to such increase, the Company shall deliver to the Administrative Agent a certificate of each Loan Party dated as of the date of such increase (in sufficient copies for each Lender) signed by a

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Responsible Officer of such Loan Party (1) certifying and attaching the resolutions adopted by such Loan Party approving or consenting to such increase, and (2) in the case of the Company, certifying that, before and after giving effect to such increase, (x) the representations and warranties contained in Article VI and the other Loan Documents are true and correct in all material respects (or, if any such representation or warranty is qualified by materiality or Material Adverse Effect, it shall be true and correct in all respects) on and as of the date of such increase, except to the extent that such representations and warranties specifically refer to an earlier date, in which case they are true and correct in all material respects (or, if any such representation or warranty is qualified by materiality or Material Adverse Effect, it shall be true and correct in all respects) as of such earlier date, and except that for purposes of this Section 2.02(f), the representations and warranties contained in subsections (a) and (b) of Section 6.05 shall be deemed to refer to the most recent statements furnished pursuant to clauses (a)(i) and (b), respectively, of Section 7.01, and (y) no Default or Event of Default exists; and

(vii)Schedule 2.01 shall be deemed revised to include any increase in the Aggregate Revolving A Commitments and/or the Aggregate Revolving B Commitments, as applicable, pursuant to this Section 2.02(f) and to include thereon any Person that becomes a Lender pursuant to this Section 2.02(f).

The Company shall prepay any Loans owing by it and outstanding on the date of any such increase (and pay any additional amounts required pursuant to Section 3.05) to the extent necessary to keep the outstanding Loans ratable with any revised Commitments arising from any nonratable increase in the Commitments under this Section.

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

(h)This Section 2.02 shall not apply to Swing Line Loans.

2.03Letters of Credit.

(a)The Letter of Credit Commitment.

(i)Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, (A) the L/C Issuer agrees, in reliance upon the agreements of the Lenders set forth in this Section 2.03, (1) from time to time on any Business Day during the period from the Closing Date until the Letter of Credit Expiration Date, to issue Letters of Credit denominated in Dollars or in one or more Alternative Currencies for the account of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries, and to amend or extend Letters of Credit previously issued by it, in accordance with subsection (b) below, and (2)

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to honor drawings under the Letters of Credit; and (B) the Lenders severally agree to participate in Letters of Credit issued for the account of the Company or its Subsidiaries and any drawings thereunder; provided that after giving effect to any L/C Credit Extension with respect to any Letter of Credit, (x) the Total Revolving A Outstandings shall not exceed the Aggregate Revolving A Commitments, (y) the Revolving A Credit Exposure of any Lender shall not exceed such Lender’s Revolving A Commitment and (z) the Outstanding Amount of the L/C Obligations shall not exceed the Letter of Credit Sublimit.  Each request by the Company for the issuance or amendment of a Letter of Credit shall be deemed to be a representation by the Company that the L/C Credit Extension so requested complies with the conditions set forth in the proviso to the preceding sentence.  Within the foregoing limits, and subject to the terms and conditions hereof, the Company’s ability to obtain Letters of Credit shall be fully revolving, and accordingly the Company may, during the foregoing period, obtain Letters of Credit to replace Letters of Credit that have expired or that have been drawn upon and reimbursed.

(ii)The L/C Issuer shall not issue any Letter of Credit if:

(A)subject to Section 2.03(b)(iii), the expiry date of such requested Letter of Credit would occur more than twelve (12) months after the date of issuance or last extension, unless the Required Revolving A Lenders have approved such expiry date; or

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

(iii)The L/C Issuer shall not be under any obligation to issue any Letter of Credit if:

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

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

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

(D)such Letter of Credit is to be denominated in a currency other than Dollars or an Alternative Currency;

(E)the L/C Issuer does not as of the issuance date of the requested Letter of Credit issue Letters of Credit in the requested currency; or

(F)any Lender is at that time a Defaulting Lender, unless the L/C Issuer has entered into arrangements, including the delivery of Cash Collateral, satisfactory to the L/C Issuer (in its sole discretion) with the Company or such Lender to eliminate the L/C Issuer’s actual or potential Fronting Exposure (after giving effect to Section 2.15(a)(iv)) with respect to the Defaulting Lender arising from either the Letter of Credit then proposed to be issued or that Letter of Credit and all other L/C Obligations as to which the L/C Issuer has actual or potential Fronting Exposure, as it may elect in its sole discretion.

(iv)The L/C Issuer shall not amend any Letter of Credit if the L/C Issuer would not be permitted at such time to issue the Letter of Credit in its amended form under the terms hereof.

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

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

(b)Procedures for Issuance and Amendment of Letters of Credit; Auto-Extension Letters of Credit.

(i)Each Letter of Credit shall be issued or amended, as the case may be, upon the request of the Company delivered to the L/C Issuer (with a copy to the Administrative Agent) in the form of a Letter of Credit Application, appropriately completed and signed by a Responsible Officer of the Company.  

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Such Letter of Credit Application may be sent by facsimile, by United States mail, by overnight courier, by electronic transmission using the system provided by the L/C Issuer, by personal delivery or by any other means acceptable to the L/C Issuer.  Such Letter of Credit Application must be received by the L/C Issuer and the Administrative Agent not later than 11:00 a.m. at least five (5) Business Days (or such later date and time as the Administrative Agent and the L/C Issuer may agree in a particular instance in their sole discretion) prior to the proposed issuance date or date of amendment, as the case may be.  In the case of a request for an initial issuance of a Letter of Credit, such Letter of Credit Application shall specify in form and detail satisfactory to the L/C Issuer: (A) the proposed issuance date of the requested Letter of Credit (which shall be a Business Day); (B) the amount and currency thereof (and in the absence of specification of currency, shall be deemed a request for a Letter of Credit denominated in Dollars); (C) the expiry date thereof; (D) the name and address of the beneficiary thereof; (E) the documents to be presented by such beneficiary in case of any drawing thereunder; (F) the full text of any certificate to be presented by such beneficiary in case of any drawing thereunder; (G) the purpose and nature of the requested Letter of Credit; and (H) such other matters as the L/C Issuer may require.  In the case of a request for an amendment of any outstanding Letter of Credit, such Letter of Credit Application shall specify in form and detail satisfactory to the L/C Issuer (A) the Letter of Credit to be amended; (B) the proposed date of amendment thereof (which shall be a Business Day); (C) the nature of the proposed amendment; and (D) such other matters as the L/C Issuer may require.  Additionally, the Company shall furnish to the L/C Issuer and the Administrative Agent such other documents and information pertaining to such requested Letter of Credit issuance or amendment, including any Issuer Documents, as the L/C Issuer or the Administrative Agent may require.

(ii)Promptly after receipt of any Letter of Credit Application, the L/C Issuer will confirm with the Administrative Agent (by telephone or in writing) that the Administrative Agent has received a copy of such Letter of Credit Application from the Company and, if not, the L/C Issuer will provide the Administrative Agent with a copy thereof.  Unless the L/C Issuer has received written notice from any Lender, the Administrative Agent or any Loan Party, at least one (1) Business Day prior to the requested date of issuance or amendment of the applicable Letter of Credit, that one or more applicable conditions contained in Article V shall not be satisfied, then, subject to the terms and conditions hereof, the L/C Issuer shall, on the requested date, issue a Letter of Credit for the account of the Company or the applicable Subsidiary or enter into the applicable amendment, as the case may be, in each case in accordance with the L/C Issuer’s usual and customary business practices.  Immediately upon the issuance of each Letter of Credit, each Lender shall be deemed to, and hereby irrevocably and unconditionally agrees to, purchase from the L/C Issuer a risk participation in such Letter of Credit in an amount equal to the product of such Lender’s Applicable Percentage times the amount of such Letter of Credit.

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(iii)If the Company so requests in any applicable Letter of Credit Application, the L/C Issuer may, in its sole discretion, agree to issue a Letter of Credit that has automatic extension provisions (each, an “Auto-Extension Letter of Credit”); provided that any such Auto-Extension Letter of Credit must permit the L/C Issuer to prevent any such extension at least once in each twelve-month period (commencing with the date of issuance of such Letter of Credit) by giving prior notice to the beneficiary thereof not later than a day (the “Non-Extension Notice Date”) in each such twelve-month period to be agreed upon at the time such Letter of Credit is issued.  Unless otherwise directed by the L/C Issuer, the Company shall not be required to make a specific request to the L/C Issuer for any such extension.  Once an Auto-Extension Letter of Credit has been issued, the Lenders shall be deemed to have authorized (but may not require) the L/C Issuer to permit the extension of such Letter of Credit at any time to an expiry date not later than the Letter of Credit Expiration Date; provided, however, that the L/C Issuer shall not permit any such extension if (A) the L/C Issuer has determined that it would not be permitted, or would have no obligation, at such time to issue such Letter of Credit in its revised form (as extended) under the terms hereof (by reason of the provisions of clause (ii) or (iii) of Section 2.03(a) or otherwise), or (B) it has received notice (which may be by telephone or in writing) on or before the day that is seven (7) Business Days before the Non-Extension Notice Date (1) from the Administrative Agent that the Required Lenders have elected not to permit such extension or (2) from the Administrative Agent, any Lender or the Company that one or more of the applicable conditions specified in Section 5.02 is not then satisfied, and in each case directing the L/C Issuer not to permit such extension.

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

(c)Drawings and Reimbursements; Funding of Participations.

(i)Upon receipt from the beneficiary of any Letter of Credit of any notice of drawing under such Letter of Credit, the L/C Issuer shall notify the Company and the Administrative Agent thereof.  In the case of a Letter of Credit denominated in an Alternative Currency, the Company shall reimburse the L/C Issuer in such Alternative Currency, unless (A) the L/C Issuer (at its option) shall have specified in such notice that it will require reimbursement in Dollars, or (B) in the absence of any such requirement for reimbursement in Dollars, the Company shall have notified the L/C Issuer promptly following receipt of the notice of drawing that the Company will reimburse the L/C Issuer in Dollars.  In the case of any such reimbursement in Dollars of a drawing under a Letter of Credit denominated in an Alternative Currency, the L/C Issuer shall notify the Company of the Dollar Equivalent of the amount of the drawing promptly following the determination thereof.  Not later than 11:00 a.m. on the date of any

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payment by the L/C Issuer under a Letter of Credit to be reimbursed in Dollars, or the Applicable Time on the date of any payment by the L/C Issuer under a Letter of Credit to be reimbursed in an Alternative Currency (each such date, an “Honor Date”), the Company shall reimburse the L/C Issuer through the Administrative Agent in an amount equal to the amount of such drawing and in the applicable currency.  In the event that (A) a drawing denominated in an Alternative Currency is to be reimbursed in Dollars pursuant to the second sentence in this Section 2.03(c)(i) and (B) the Dollar amount paid by the Company, whether on or after the Honor Date, shall not be adequate on the date of that payment to purchase in accordance with normal banking procedures a sum denominated in the Alternative Currency equal to the drawing, the Company agrees, as a separate and independent obligation, to indemnify the L/C Issuer for the loss resulting from its inability on that date to purchase the Alternative Currency in the full amount of the drawing.  If the Company fails to timely reimburse the L/C Issuer on the Honor Date, the Administrative Agent shall promptly notify each Lender of the Honor Date, the amount of the unreimbursed drawing (expressed in Dollars in the amount of the Dollar Equivalent thereof in the case of a Letter of Credit denominated in an Alternative Currency) (the “Unreimbursed Amount”), and the amount of such Lender’s Applicable Percentage thereof.  In such event, the Company shall be deemed to have requested a Borrowing of Revolving A Loans that are Base Rate Loans to be disbursed on the Honor Date in an amount equal to the Unreimbursed Amount, without regard to the minimum and multiples specified in Section 2.02 for the principal amount of Base Rate Loans, but subject to the conditions set forth in Section 5.02 (other than the delivery of a Loan Notice) and provided that, after giving effect to such Borrowing, the Total Revolving A Outstandings shall not exceed the Aggregate Revolving A Commitments.  Any notice given by the L/C Issuer or the Administrative Agent pursuant to this Section 2.03(c)(i) may be given by telephone if immediately confirmed in writing; provided that the lack of such an immediate confirmation shall not affect the conclusiveness or binding effect of such notice.

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

(iii)With respect to any Unreimbursed Amount that is not fully refinanced by a Borrowing of Revolving A Loans that are Base Rate Loans because the conditions set forth in Section 5.02 cannot be satisfied or for any other reason, the Company shall be deemed to have incurred from the L/C Issuer

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an L/C Borrowing in the amount of the Unreimbursed Amount that is not so refinanced, which L/C Borrowing shall be due and payable on demand (together with interest) and shall bear interest at the Default Rate.  In such event, each Lender’s payment to the Administrative Agent for the account of the L/C Issuer pursuant to Section 2.03(c)(ii) shall be deemed payment in respect of its participation in such L/C Borrowing and shall constitute an L/C Advance from such Lender in satisfaction of its participation obligation under this Section 2.03.

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

(v)Each Lender’s obligation to make Revolving A Loans or L/C Advances to reimburse the L/C Issuer for amounts drawn under Letters of Credit, as contemplated by this Section 2.03(c), shall be absolute and unconditional and shall not be affected by any circumstance, including (A) any setoff, counterclaim, recoupment, defense or other right which such Lender may have against the L/C Issuer, the Company or any other Person for any reason whatsoever; (B) the occurrence or continuance of a Default, or (C) any other occurrence, event or condition, whether or not similar to any of the foregoing; provided, however, that each Lender’s obligation to make Revolving A Loans pursuant to this Section 2.03(c) is subject to the conditions set forth in Section 5.02 (other than delivery by the Company of a Loan Notice).  No such making of an L/C Advance shall relieve or otherwise impair the obligation of the Company to reimburse the L/C Issuer for the amount of any payment made by the L/C Issuer under any Letter of Credit, together with interest as provided herein.

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

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(i)At any time after the L/C Issuer has made a payment under any Letter of Credit and has received from any Lender such Lender’s L/C Advance in respect of such payment in accordance with Section 2.03(c), if the Administrative Agent receives for the account of the L/C Issuer any payment in respect of the related Unreimbursed Amount or interest thereon (whether directly from the Company or otherwise, including proceeds of Cash Collateral applied thereto by the Administrative Agent), the Administrative Agent will distribute to such Lender its Applicable Percentage thereof (appropriately adjusted, in the case of interest payments, to reflect the period of time during which such Lender’s L/C Advance was outstanding) in Dollars in the same funds as those received by the Administrative Agent.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

(f)Role of L/C Issuer.  Each Lender and the Company agree that, in paying any drawing under a Letter of Credit, the L/C Issuer shall not have any responsibility to obtain any document (other than any sight draft, certificates and documents expressly required by such Letter of Credit) or to ascertain or inquire as to the validity or accuracy of any such document or the authority of the Person executing or delivering any such document.  None of the L/C Issuer, the Administrative Agent, any of their respective Related Parties nor any correspondent, participant or assignee of the L/C Issuer shall be liable to any Lender for (i) any action taken or omitted in connection herewith at the request or with the approval of the Lenders or the Required Lenders, as applicable; (ii)

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any action taken or omitted in the absence of gross negligence or willful misconduct; or (iii) the due execution, effectiveness, validity or enforceability of any document or instrument related to any Letter of Credit or Issuer Document.  The Company hereby assumes all risks of the acts or omissions of any beneficiary or transferee with respect to its use of any Letter of Credit; provided, however, that this assumption is not intended to, and shall not, preclude the Company’s pursuing such rights and remedies as it may have against the beneficiary or transferee at law or under any other agreement.  None of the L/C Issuer, the Administrative Agent, any of their respective Related Parties nor any correspondent, participant or assignee of the L/C Issuer shall be liable or responsible for any of the matters described in clauses (i) through (viii) of Section 2.03(e); provided, however, that anything in such clauses to the contrary notwithstanding, the Company may have a claim against the L/C Issuer, and the L/C Issuer may be liable to the Company, to the extent, but only to the extent, of any direct, as opposed to consequential or exemplary, damages suffered by the Company which the Company proves, as determined by a final nonappealable judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction, were caused by the L/C Issuer’s willful misconduct or gross negligence or the L/C Issuer’s willful failure to pay under any Letter of Credit after the presentation to it by the beneficiary of a sight draft and certificate(s) strictly complying with the terms and conditions of a Letter of Credit unless the L/C Issuer is prevented or prohibited from so paying as a result of any order or directive of any court or other Governmental Authority.  In furtherance and not in limitation of the foregoing, the L/C Issuer may accept documents that appear on their face to be in order, without responsibility for further investigation, regardless of any notice or information to the contrary, and the L/C Issuer shall not be responsible for the validity or sufficiency of any instrument transferring, endorsing or assigning or purporting to transfer, endorse or assign a Letter of Credit or the rights or benefits thereunder or proceeds thereof, in whole or in part, which may prove to be invalid or ineffective for any reason.  The L/C Issuer may send a Letter of Credit or conduct any communication to or from the beneficiary via the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (“SWIFT”) message or overnight courier, or any other commercially reasonable means of communicating with a beneficiary.

(g)Applicability of ISP and UCP; Limitation of Liability.  Unless otherwise expressly agreed by the L/C Issuer and the Company when a Letter of Credit is issued, the rules of the ISP shall apply to each Letter of Credit.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, the L/C Issuer shall not be responsible to the Company for, and the L/C Issuer’s rights and remedies against the Company shall not be impaired by, any action or inaction of the L/C Issuer required or permitted under any Law, order, or practice that is required or permitted to be applied to any Letter of Credit or this Agreement, including the Law or any order of a jurisdiction where the L/C Issuer or the beneficiary is located, the practice stated in the ISP or UCP, as applicable, or in the decisions, opinions, practice statements, or official commentary of the ICC Banking Commission, the Bankers Association for Finance and Trade - International Financial Services Association (BAFT-IFSA), or the Institute of International Banking Law & Practice, whether or not any Letter of Credit chooses such Law or practice.

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(h)Letter of Credit Fees.  The Company shall pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Lender in accordance, subject to Section 2.15, with its Applicable Percentage, in Dollars, a Letter of Credit fee (the “Letter of Credit Fee”) for each Letter of Credit equal to the Applicable Rate times the Dollar Equivalent of the daily maximum amount available to be drawn under such Letter of Credit.  For purposes of computing the daily amount available to be drawn under any Letter of Credit, the amount of such Letter of Credit shall be determined in accordance with Section 1.06.  Letter of Credit Fees shall be (i) computed on a quarterly basis in arrears and (ii) due and payable on the first Business Day after the end of each March, June, September and December, commencing with the first such date to occur after the issuance of such Letter of Credit, on the Letter of Credit Expiration Date and thereafter on demand.  If there is any change in the Applicable Rate during any quarter, the daily amount available to be drawn under each Letter of Credit shall be computed and multiplied by the Applicable Rate separately for each period during such quarter that such Applicable Rate was in effect.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, upon the request of the Required Lenders while any Event of Default exists, all Letter of Credit Fees shall accrue at the Default Rate.

(i)Fronting Fee and Documentary and Processing Charges Payable to L/C Issuer. The Company shall pay directly to the L/C Issuer for its own account, in Dollars, a fronting fee with respect to each Letter of Credit, at the rate per annum specified in the Tenth Amendment Fee Letter, computed on the Dollar Equivalent of the actual daily maximum amount available to be drawn under such Letter of Credit (whether or not such maximum amount is then in effect under such Letter of Credit) and on a quarterly basis in arrears.  Such fronting fee shall be due and payable on the tenth Business Day after the end of each March, June, September and December in respect of the most recently-ended quarterly period (or portion thereof, in the case of the first payment), commencing with the first such date to occur after the issuance of such Letter of Credit, on the Letter of Credit Expiration Date and thereafter on demand.  For purposes of computing the daily amount available to be drawn under any Letter of Credit, the amount of such Letter of Credit shall be determined in accordance with Section 1.06.  In addition, the Company shall pay directly to the L/C Issuer for its own account, in Dollars, the customary issuance, presentation, amendment and other processing fees, and other standard costs and charges, of the L/C Issuer relating to letters of credit as from time to time in effect.  Such customary fees and standard costs and charges are due and payable on demand and are nonrefundable.

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

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

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(l)L/C Issuer Reports to the Administrative Agent.

Unless otherwise agreed by the Administrative Agent, each L/C Issuer shall, in addition to its notification obligations set forth elsewhere in this Section 2.03, report in writing to the Administrative Agent: (i) periodic activity (for such period or recurrent periods as shall be requested by the Administrative Agent) in respect of Letters of Credit issued by such L/C Issuer, including extensions, amendments and renewals, expirations and cancellations and disbursements and reimbursements, (ii) at least one (1) Business Day prior to the time that such L/C Issuer amends, renews or extends a Letter of Credit, the date of such amendment, renewal or extension and the stated amount of the applicable Letter of Credit after giving effect to such amendment, renewal or extension (and whether the amounts thereof shall have changed), (iii) on each Business Day on which such L/C Issuer makes a payment pursuant to a Letter of Credit, the date and amount of such payment, (iv) on any Business Day on which the Company fails to reimburse a payment made pursuant to a Letter of Credit required to be reimbursed to such L/C Issuer on such day, the date of such failure and the amount of such payment and (v) on any other Business Day, such other information as the Administrative Agent shall reasonably request with respect to the Letters of Credit issued by such L/C Issuer.

2.04Swing Line Loans.

(a)Swing Line Facility.  Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein and in the Auto Borrow Agreement then in effect, the Swing Line Lender, in reliance upon the agreements of the other Lenders set forth in this Section 2.04, may in its sole discretion, subject to the terms of any Auto Borrow Agreement, make loans (each such loan, a “Swing Line Loan”) to the Company in Dollars from time to time on any Business Day during the Availability Period in an aggregate amount not to exceed at any time outstanding the amount of the Swing Line Sublimit; notwithstanding the fact that such Swing Line Loans, when aggregated with the Applicable Percentage of the Outstanding Amount of Revolving A Loans and L/C Obligations of the Lender acting as Swing Line Lender, may exceed the amount of such Lender’s Revolving A Commitment; provided, however, that (x) after giving effect to any Swing Line Loan, (i) the Total Revolving A Outstandings shall not exceed the Aggregate Revolving A Commitments, and (ii) the Revolving A Credit Exposure of any Lender shall not exceed such Lender’s Revolving A Commitment, (y) the Company shall not use the proceeds of any Swing Line Loan to refinance any outstanding Swing Line Loan, and (z) the Swing Line Lender shall not be under any obligation to make any Swing Line Loan if it shall determine (which determination shall be conclusive and binding absent manifest error) that it has, or by such Credit Extension may have, Fronting Exposure.  Within the foregoing limits, and subject to the other terms and conditions hereof, the Company may borrow under this Section 2.04, prepay under Section 2.05, and reborrow under this Section 2.04.  Each Swing Line Loan shall be a Base Rate Loan; provided however, that if the Auto Borrow Agreement is in effect, the Swing Line Lender may, at its discretion, provide for an alternate rate of interest on Swing Line Loans under the Auto Borrow Agreement with respect to any Swing Line Loans for which the Swing Line Lender has not requested that the Revolving A Lenders fund Revolving  A Loans to refinance, or to purchase and fund risk participations in, such Swing Line Loans pursuant to Section 2.04(c)).  Immediately upon the making of a Swing Line Loan, each Lender shall be deemed to, and hereby

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irrevocably and unconditionally agrees to, purchase from the Swing Line Lender a risk participation in such Swing Line Loan in an amount equal to the product of such Lender’s Applicable Percentage times the amount of such Swing Line Loan.

(b)Borrowing Procedures.

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

(ii)In order to facilitate the borrowing of Swing Line Loans, the Company and the Swing Line Lender may mutually agree to, and are hereby authorized to, enter into an Auto Borrow Agreement in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Swing Line Lender (the “Auto Borrow Agreement”) providing for the automatic advance by the Swing Line Lender of Swing Line Loans under the conditions set forth in such agreement, which shall be in addition to the conditions set forth herein.  At any time an Auto Borrow Agreement is in effect, the requirements for Borrowings of Swing Line set forth in the immediately preceding paragraph shall not apply, and all Borrowings of Swing Line Loans shall be made in accordance with the Auto Borrow Agreement; provided that any automatic advance made by Bank of America in reliance on the Auto Borrow Agreement shall be deemed a Swing Line Loan as of the time such automatic advance is made notwithstanding any provision in the Auto Borrow Agreement to the contrary.  For purposes of determining the Total Revolving Outstandings at any time during which an Auto Borrow Agreement is in effect, the Outstanding Amount of all Swing Line Loans

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shall be deemed to be the amount of the Swing Line Sublimit.  For purposes of any Borrowing of Swing Line Loans pursuant to the Auto Borrow Agreement, all references to Bank of America in the Auto Borrow Agreement shall be deemed to be a reference to Bank of America, in its capacity as Swing Line Lender hereunder.

(c)Refinancing of Swing Line Loans.

(i)The Swing Line Lender at any time in its sole discretion may request, on behalf of the Company (which hereby irrevocably requests and authorizes the Swing Line Lender to so request on its behalf), that each Lender make a Revolving A Loan that is a Base Rate Loan in an amount equal to such Lender’s Applicable Percentage of the amount of Swing Line Loans then outstanding.  Such request shall be made in writing (which written request shall be deemed to be a Loan Notice for purposes hereof) and in accordance with the requirements of Section 2.02, without regard to the minimum and multiples specified therein for the principal amount of Revolving A Loans that are Base Rate Loans, but subject to the conditions set forth in Section 5.02 (other than the delivery of a Loan Notice) and provided that, after giving effect to such Borrowing, the Total Revolving A Outstandings shall not exceed the Aggregate Revolving A Commitments.  The Swing Line Lender shall furnish the Company with a copy of the applicable Loan Notice promptly after delivering such notice to the Administrative Agent.  Each Lender shall make an amount equal to its Applicable Percentage of the amount specified in such Loan Notice available to the Administrative Agent in Same Day Funds (and the Administrative Agent may apply Cash Collateral available with respect to the applicable Swing Line Loan) for the account of the Swing Line Lender at the Administrative Agent’s Office for Dollar-denominated payments not later than 1:00 p.m. on the day specified in such Loan Notice, whereupon, subject to Section 2.04(c)(ii), each Lender that so makes funds available shall be deemed to have made a Revolving A Loan that is a Base Rate Loan to the Company in such amount.  The Administrative Agent shall remit the funds so received to the Swing Line Lender.

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

(iii)If any Lender fails to make available to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Swing Line Lender any amount required to be paid by such Lender pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this Section 2.04(c) by the time specified in Section 2.04(c)(i), the Swing Line Lender shall be entitled to recover from such Lender (acting through the Administrative Agent), on demand, such

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amount with interest thereon for the period from the date such payment is required to the date on which such payment is immediately available to the Swing Line Lender at a rate per annum equal to the applicable Overnight Rate from time to time in effect, plus any administrative, processing or similar fees customarily charged by the Swing Line Lender in connection with the foregoing.  If such Lender pays such amount (with interest and fees as aforesaid), the amount so paid shall constitute such Lender’s Revolving A Loan included in the relevant Borrowing or funded participation in the relevant Swing Line Loan, as the case may be.  A certificate of the Swing Line Lender submitted to any Lender (through the Administrative Agent) with respect to any amounts owing under this clause (iii) shall be conclusive absent manifest error.

(iv)Each Lender’s obligation to make Revolving A Loans or to purchase and fund risk participations in Swing Line Loans pursuant to this Section 2.04(c) shall be absolute and unconditional and shall not be affected by any circumstance, including (A) any setoff, counterclaim, recoupment, defense or other right that such Lender may have against the Swing Line Lender, the Company or any other Person for any reason whatsoever, (B) the occurrence or continuance of a Default, or (C) any other occurrence, event or condition, whether or not similar to any of the foregoing; provided, however, that each Lender’s obligation to make Revolving A Loans pursuant to this Section 2.04(c) is subject to the conditions set forth in Section 5.02.  No such purchase or funding of risk participations shall relieve or otherwise impair the obligation of the Company to repay Swing Line Loans, together with interest as provided herein.

(d)Repayment of Participations.

(i)At any time after any Lender has purchased and funded a risk participation in a Swing Line Loan, if the Swing Line Lender receives any payment on account of such Swing Line Loan, the Swing Line Lender will distribute to such Lender its Applicable Percentage of such payment (appropriately adjusted, in the case of interest payments, to reflect the period of time during which such Lender’s risk participation was funded) in the same funds as those received by the Swing Line Lender.

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

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

(f)Payments Directly to Swing Line Lender.  The Company shall make all payments of principal and interest in respect of the Swing Line Loans directly to the Swing Line Lender.

2.05Prepayments.

(a)Voluntary Prepayments.

(i)Revolving Loans.  Any Borrower may, upon notice from such Borrower to the Administrative Agent pursuant to delivery to the Administrative Agent of a Notice of Loan Prepayment, at any time or from time to time voluntarily prepay Revolving Loans in whole or in part without premium or penalty; provided that, unless otherwise agreed by the Administrative Agent, (A) such notice must be received by the Administrative Agent not later than 11:00 a.m. (1) three (3) Business Days prior to any date of prepayment of Eurocurrency Rate Loans denominated in Dollars, (2) four (4) Business Days (or (5) five, in the case of prepayment of Loans denominated in Special Notice Currencies) prior to any date of prepayment of Eurocurrency Rate Loans denominated in Alternative Currencies, and (3) on the date of prepayment of Base Rate Loans;  (B) any such prepayment of Eurocurrency Rate Loans shall be in a principal amount of $2,000,000 or a whole multiple of $1,000,000 in excess thereof (or, if less, the entire principal amount thereof then outstanding); and (C) any prepayment of Base Rate Loans shall be in a principal amount of $1,000,000 or a whole multiple of $500,000 in excess thereof (or, if less, the entire principal amount thereof then outstanding).  Each such notice shall specify the date and amount of such prepayment, the Type(s) of Loans to be prepaid, whether the Loans to be prepaid are the Revolving A Loans and/or Revolving B Loans and, if Eurocurrency Rate Loans are to be prepaid, the Interest Period(s) of such Loans.  The Administrative Agent will promptly notify each Lender of its receipt of each such notice, and of the amount of such Lender’s Applicable Percentage of such prepayment.  If such notice is given by a Borrower, such Borrower shall make such prepayment and the payment amount specified in such notice shall be due and payable on the date specified therein.  Any prepayment of a Eurocurrency Rate Loan shall be accompanied by all accrued interest on the amount prepaid, together with any additional amounts required pursuant to Section 3.05.  Subject to Section 2.15, each such prepayment shall be applied to the Loans of the Lenders in accordance with their respective Applicable Percentages.

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

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

(b)Mandatory Prepayments of Loans.

(i)Revolving Commitments.

(A)If for any reason the Total Revolving A Outstandings at any time exceed the Aggregate Revolving A Commitments then in effect, the Company shall immediately prepay Revolving A Loans and/or the Swing Line Loans and/or Cash Collateralize the L/C Obligations in an aggregate amount equal to such excess; provided, however, that the Company shall not be required to Cash Collateralize the L/C Obligations pursuant to this Section 2.05(b)(i) unless after the prepayment in full of the Revolving A Loans and the Swing Line Loans the Total Revolving A Outstandings exceed the Aggregate Revolving A Commitments then in effect;

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(B)If for any reason the Total Revolving B Outstandings at any time exceed the Aggregate Revolving B Commitments then in effect, the Dutch Borrower shall immediately prepay Revolving B Loans and/or the Dutch Swing Line Loans in an aggregate amount equal to such excess;

(C)If the Administrative Agent notifies the Company at any time that the Outstanding Amount of all Revolving A Loans denominated in Alternative Currencies at such time exceeds an amount equal to one hundred five percent (105%) of the Alternative Currency Sublimit then in effect, then, within two (2) Business Days after receipt of such notice, the Company shall prepay Revolving A Loans in an aggregate amount sufficient to reduce such Outstanding Amount as of such date of payment to an amount not to exceed one hundred percent (100%) of the Alternative Currency Sublimit then in effect;

(D)If for any reason the Company and its Subsidiaries are not in compliance with Section 8.19, within one (1) Business Day of such occurrence, the Company shall prepay Revolving A Loans, Revolving B Loans, Swing Line Loans and/or the Dutch Swing Line Loans and/or Cash Collateralize the L/C Obligations pursuant to Section 2.05(b)(ii)(D) below in an aggregate amount equal to the excess amount of cash and Cash Equivalents of the Company and its Subsidiaries over the amount permitted pursuant to Section 8.19;

(ii)Application of Mandatory Prepayments.  (A) With respect to all amounts prepaid pursuant to Section 2.05(b)(i)(A), ratably to Revolving A Loans and Swing Line Loans and (after all Revolving A Loans and Swing Line Loans have been repaid) to Cash Collateralize L/C Obligations, (B) with respect to all amounts paid pursuant to Section 2.05(b)(i)(B), ratably to Revolving B Loans and Dutch Swing Line Loans, (C) with respect to all amounts paid pursuant to Section 2.05(b)(i)(C), to Revolving A Loans denominated in Alternative Currencies and (after all Revolving A Loans denominated in Alternative Currencies have been repaid) to Cash Collateralize L/C Obligations denominated in Alternative Currencies and (D) with respect to all amounts prepaid pursuant to Section 2.05(b)(i)(D), to Revolving A Loans, Revolving B Loans, Swing Line Loans and Dutch Swing Line Loans at the Borrowers’ discretion and (after all Revolving A Loans, Revolving B Loans, Swing Line Loans and Dutch Swing Line Loans have been repaid) to Cash Collateralize L/C Obligations.

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

2.06Termination or Reduction of Aggregate Revolving Commitments.

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(a)Optional Reductions.  The Company may, upon notice to the Administrative Agent, (x) terminate the Aggregate Revolving A Commitments, or from time to time permanently reduce the Aggregate Revolving A Commitments to an amount not less than the Outstanding Amount of Revolving A Loans, Swing Line Loans and L/C Obligations and/or (y) terminate the Aggregate Revolving B Commitments, or from time to time permanently reduce the Aggregate Revolving B Commitments to an amount not less than the Outstanding Amount of Revolving B Loans and Dutch Swing Line Loans; provided that (i) any such notice shall be received by the Administrative Agent not later than 12:00 noon five (5) Business Days prior to the date of termination or reduction, (ii) any such partial reduction shall be in an aggregate amount of $2,000,000 or any whole multiple of $1,000,000 in excess thereof and (iii) the Company shall not terminate or reduce (A) the Aggregate Revolving A Commitments if, after giving effect thereto and to any concurrent prepayments hereunder, the Total Revolving A Outstandings would exceed the Aggregate Revolving A Commitments, (B) the Aggregate Revolving B Commitments if, after giving effect thereto and to any concurrent prepayments hereunder, the Total Revolving B Outstandings would exceed the Aggregate Revolving B Commitments, (C) the Letter of Credit Sublimit if, after giving effect thereto, the Outstanding Amount of L/C Obligations not fully Cash Collateralized hereunder would exceed the Letter of Credit Sublimit, (D) the Swing Line Sublimit if, after giving effect thereto and to any concurrent prepayments hereunder, the Outstanding Amount of Swing Line Loans would exceed the Swing Line Sublimit, (E) the Dutch Swing Line Sublimit if, after giving effect thereto and to any concurrent prepayments hereunder, the Outstanding Amount of Dutch Swing Line Loans would exceed the Dutch Swing Line Sublimit or (F) the Alternative Currency Sublimit if, after giving effect thereto and to any concurrent prepayments hereunder, the Outstanding Amount of all Revolving A Loans denominated in Alternative Currencies would exceed the Alternative Currency Sublimit then in effect.

(b)Mandatory Reductions.  If after giving effect to any reduction or termination of Revolving A Commitments under this Section 2.06, the Letter of Credit Sublimit, the Swing Line Sublimit or the Alternative Currency Sublimit exceeds the Aggregate Revolving A Commitments at such time, the Letter of Credit Sublimit, the Swing Line Sublimit or the Alternative Currency Sublimit, as the case may be, shall be automatically reduced by the amount of such excess.  If after giving effect to any reduction or termination of Revolving B Commitments under this Section 2.06, the Dutch Swing Line Sublimit exceeds the Aggregate Revolving B Commitments at such time, the Dutch Swing Line Sublimit shall be automatically reduced by the amount of such excess.

(c)Notice.  The Administrative Agent will promptly notify the Lenders of any termination or reduction of the Letter of Credit Sublimit, the Swing Line Sublimit, the Dutch Swing Line Sublimit the Alternative Currency Sublimit, the Aggregate Revolving A Commitments or the Aggregate Revolving B Commitments under this Section 2.06.  Upon any reduction of the Aggregate Revolving A Commitments and/or the Aggregate Revolving B Commitments, the Revolving A Commitment and/or Revolving B Commitments, as applicable, of each Lender shall be reduced by such Lender’s Applicable Percentage of such reduction amount.  All fees in respect of the Aggregate Revolving A Commitments and/or the Aggregate Revolving B Commitments, as applicable, accrued until the effective date of any termination of the Aggregate Revolving

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A Commitments and/or the Aggregate Revolving B Commitments, as applicable, shall be paid on the effective date of such termination.

2.07Repayment of Loans.

(a)Revolving Loans.

(i)The Company shall repay to the Lenders on the Maturity Date the aggregate principal amount of all Revolving A Loans outstanding on such date; and

(ii)The Dutch Borrower shall repay to the Lenders on the Maturity Date the aggregate principal amount of all Revolving B Loans outstanding on such date.

(b)Swing Line Loans.  At the time the Auto Borrow Agreement is in effect, the Swing Line Loans shall be repaid in accordance with the terms of the Auto Borrow Agreement.  At any time the Auto Borrow Agreement is not in effect, the Company shall repay each Swing Line Loan on the earliest to occur of (i) the date within one (1) Business Day of demand therefor by the Swing Line Lender, (ii) the date thirty (30) Business Days after such Swing Line Loan is made and (iii) the Maturity Date.

(c)Dutch Swing Line Loans.  The Dutch Borrower shall repay each Dutch Swing Line Loan on the earliest to occur of (i) the date within one (1) Business Day of demand therefor by the Dutch Swing Line Lender, (ii) the date thirty (30) Business Days after such Dutch Swing Line Loan is made and (iii) the Maturity Date.

2.08Interest.

(a)Subject to the provisions of subsection (b) below, (i) each Eurocurrency Rate Loan shall bear interest on the outstanding principal amount thereof for each Interest Period at a rate per annum equal to the sum of the Eurocurrency Rate for such Interest Period plus the Applicable Rate, (ii) each Base Rate Loan shall bear interest on the outstanding principal amount thereof from the applicable borrowing date at a rate per annum equal to the sum of the Base Rate plus the Applicable Rate, (iii) each Swing Line Loan shall bear interest on the outstanding principal amount thereof from the applicable borrowing date at a rate per annum equal to the Base Rate plus the Applicable Rate, or, if an Auto Borrow Agreement is in effect, at a rate per annum provided by the Swing Line Lender  and (iv) each Dutch Swing Line Loan shall bear interest on the outstanding principal amount thereof from the applicable borrowing date at a rate per annum equal to the Base Rate plus the Applicable Rate.  To the extent that any calculation of interest or any fee required to be paid under this Agreement shall be based on (or result in) a calculation that is less than zero, such calculation shall be deemed zero for purposes of this Agreement.

(b)

(i)If any amount of principal of any Loan is not paid when due (without regard to any applicable grace periods), whether at stated maturity, by acceleration or otherwise, or any Event of Default under Section 9.01(f) shall occur, all

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outstanding Obligations hereunder shall thereafter bear interest at a fluctuating interest rate per annum at all times equal to the Default Rate to the fullest extent permitted by applicable Laws.

(ii)If any amount (other than principal of any Loan) is not paid when due (after giving effect to any applicable grace periods), whether at stated maturity, by acceleration or otherwise, then upon the request of the Required Lenders, such amount shall thereafter bear interest at a fluctuating interest rate per annum at all times equal to the Default Rate to the fullest extent permitted by applicable Laws.

(iii)Upon the request of the Required Lenders, while any Event of Default exists, the Borrowers shall pay interest on the principal amount of all outstanding Obligations hereunder at a fluctuating interest rate per annum at all times equal to the Default Rate to the fullest extent permitted by applicable Laws.

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

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

2.09Fees.

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

(a)Commitment Fee.  The Company shall pay to the Administrative Agent, for the account of each Lender in accordance with its Applicable Percentage, a commitment fee in Dollars (the “Commitment Fee”) at a rate per annum equal to the product of (i) the Applicable Rate times (ii) the actual daily amount by which the Aggregate Revolving Commitments exceed the sum of (y) the Outstanding Amount of Revolving Loans and (z) the Outstanding Amount of L/C Obligations, subject to adjustment as provided in Section 2.15.  For the avoidance of doubt, the Outstanding Amount of Swing Line Loans and the Outstanding Amount of Dutch Swing Line Loans shall not be counted towards or considered usage of the Aggregate Revolving Commitments for purposes of determining the Commitment Fee.  The Commitment Fee shall accrue at all times during the Availability Period, including at any time during which one or more of the conditions in Article V is not met, and shall be due and payable quarterly in arrears on the last Business Day of each March, June, September and December, commencing with the first such date to occur after the Closing Date, and on the Maturity Date; provided, that (A) no Commitment Fee shall accrue on the Revolving Commitment of a Defaulting Lender so long as such Lender shall be a Defaulting Lender and (B) any Commitment Fee accrued with respect to the Revolving Commitment of a Defaulting Lender during the period prior to the time such Lender became a Defaulting

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Lender and unpaid at such time shall not be payable by the Company so long as such Lender shall be a Defaulting Lender.  The Commitment Fee shall be calculated quarterly in arrears, and if there is any change in the Applicable Rate during any quarter, the actual daily amount shall be computed and multiplied by the Applicable Rate separately for each period during such quarter that such Applicable Rate was in effect.

(b)Fee Letter.  The Company shall pay to BofA Securities and the Administrative Agent for their own respective accounts, in Dollars, fees in the amounts and at the times specified in the Fee Letter.  Such fees shall be fully earned when paid and shall be non-refundable for any reason whatsoever.

2.10Computation of Interest and Fees; Retroactive Adjustments of Applicable Rate.

(a)All computations of interest for Base Rate Loans (including Base Rate Loans determined by reference to the Eurocurrency Rate) shall be made on the basis of a year of three hundred sixty-five (365) or three hundred sixty-six (366) days, as the case may be, and actual days elapsed.  All other computations of fees and interest shall be made on the basis of a three hundred sixty-day year and actual days elapsed (which results in more fees or interest, as applicable, being paid than if computed on the basis of a three hundred sixty-five-day year) or, in the case of interest in respect of Loans denominated in Alternative Currencies as to which market practice differs from the foregoing, in accordance with such market practice.  Interest shall accrue on each Loan for the day on which the Loan is made, and shall not accrue on a Loan, or any portion thereof, for the day on which the Loan or such portion is paid, provided that any Loan that is repaid on the same day on which it is made shall, subject to Section 2.12(a), bear interest for one (1) day.  Each determination by the Administrative Agent of an interest rate or fee hereunder shall be conclusive and binding for all purposes, absent manifest error.

(b)If, as a result of any restatement of or other adjustment to the financial statements of the Company or for any other reason, the Company or the Lenders determine that (i) the Consolidated Leverage Ratio as calculated by the Company as of any applicable date was inaccurate and (ii) a proper calculation of the Consolidated Leverage Ratio would have resulted in higher pricing for such period, the Company shall immediately and retroactively be obligated to pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of the applicable Lenders or the L/C Issuer, as the case may be, promptly on demand by the Administrative Agent (or, after the occurrence of an actual or deemed entry of an order for relief with respect to the Company under the Bankruptcy Code of the United States, automatically and without further action by the Administrative Agent, any Lender or the L/C Issuer), an amount equal to the excess of the amount of interest and fees that should have been paid for such period over the amount of interest and fees actually paid for such period.  This paragraph shall not limit the rights of the Administrative Agent, any Lender or the L/C Issuer, as the case may be, under Section 2.03(c)(iii), 2.03(i) or 2.08(b) or under Article IX.  The Company’s obligations under this paragraph shall survive the termination of the Commitments of all of the Lenders and the repayment of all other Obligations hereunder.

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2.11Evidence of Debt.

(a)The Credit Extensions made by each Lender shall be evidenced by one or more accounts or records maintained by such Lender and by the Administrative Agent in the ordinary course of business.  The accounts or records maintained by the Administrative Agent and each Lender shall be conclusive absent manifest error of the amount of the Credit Extensions made by the Lenders to the Borrowers and the interest and payments thereon.  Any failure to so record or any error in doing so shall not, however, limit or otherwise affect the obligation of the Borrowers hereunder to pay any amount owing with respect to the Obligations.  In the event of any conflict between the accounts and records maintained by any Lender and the accounts and records of the Administrative Agent in respect of such matters, the accounts and records of the Administrative Agent shall control in the absence of manifest error.  Upon the request of any Lender made through the Administrative Agent, each Borrower shall execute and deliver to such Lender (through the Administrative Agent) a promissory note, which shall evidence such Lender’s Loans in addition to such accounts or records.  Each such promissory note shall (i) in the case of Revolving A Loans, be in the form of Exhibit C-1 (a “Revolving A Note”), (ii) in the case of Revolving B loans, be in the form of Exhibit C-2 (a “Revolving B Note”), (iii) in the case of Swing Line Loans, be in the form of Exhibit D-1 (a “Swing Line Note”) and (iv) in the case of Dutch Swing Line Loans, be in the form of Exhibit D-2 (a “Dutch Swing Line Note”).  Each Lender may attach schedules to its Note and endorse thereon the date, Type (if applicable), amount, currency and maturity of its Loans and payments with respect thereto.

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

2.12Payments Generally; Administrative Agent’s Clawback.

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

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Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Administrative Agent may require that any payments due under this Agreement be made in the United States.  If, for any reason, a Borrower is prohibited by any Law from making any required payment hereunder in an Alternative Currency, such Borrower shall make such payment in Dollars in the Dollar Equivalent of the Alternative Currency payment amount.  The Administrative Agent will promptly distribute to each Lender its Applicable Percentage (or other applicable share as provided herein) of such payment in like funds as received by wire transfer to such Lender’s Lending Office.  All payments received by the Administrative Agent (i) after 2:00 p.m., in the case of payments in Dollars, or (ii) after the Applicable Time specified by the Administrative Agent in the case of payments in an Alternative Currency, shall in each case be deemed received on the next succeeding Business Day and any applicable interest or fee shall continue to accrue.  Subject to the definition of “Interest Period”, if any payment to be made by a Borrower shall come due on a day other than a Business Day, payment shall be made on the next following Business Day, and such extension of time shall be reflected in computing interest or fees, as the case may be.

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

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Borrower prior to the date on which any payment is due to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Lenders or the L/C Issuer hereunder that such Borrower will not make such payment, the Administrative Agent may assume that such Borrower has made such payment on such date in accordance herewith and may, in reliance upon such assumption, distribute to the Lenders or the L/C Issuer, as the case may be, the amount due.  In such event, if the applicable Borrower has not in fact made such payment, then each of the Lenders or the L/C Issuer, as the case may be, severally agrees to repay to the Administrative Agent forthwith on demand the amount so distributed to such Lender or the L/C Issuer, in Same Day Funds with interest thereon, for each day from and including the date such amount is distributed to it to but excluding the date of payment to the Administrative Agent, at the Overnight Rate.

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

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

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

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

2.13Sharing of Payments by Lenders.

If 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 the Loans made by it, or the participations in L/C Obligations, in Swing Line Loans or in Dutch Swing Line Loans held by it (excluding any amounts applied by the Swing Line Lender or the Dutch Swing Line Lender to outstanding Swing Line Loans or Dutch Swing Line Loans, as applicable) resulting in such Lender’s receiving payment of a proportion of the aggregate amount of such Loans or participations and accrued interest thereon greater than its pro rata share thereof as provided

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herein, then the Lender receiving such greater proportion shall (a) notify the Administrative Agent of such fact, and (b) purchase (for cash at face value) participations in the Loans and subparticipations in L/C Obligations, Swing Line Loans and Dutch Swing Line Loans of the other Lenders, or make such other adjustments as shall be equitable, so that the benefit of all such payments shall be shared by the Lenders ratably in accordance with the aggregate amount of principal of and accrued interest on their respective Loans and other amounts owing them, provided that:

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

(ii)the provisions of this Section shall not be construed to apply to (x) any payment made by or on behalf of a Borrower pursuant to and in accordance with the express terms of this Agreement (including the application of funds arising from the existence of a Defaulting Lender), (y) the application of Cash Collateral provided for in Section 2.14 or (z) any payment obtained by a Lender as consideration for the assignment of or sale of a participation in any of its Loans or subparticipations in L/C Obligations, Swing Line Loans or Dutch Swing Line Loans to any assignee or participant, other than an assignment to any Borrower or any Subsidiary thereof (as to which the provisions of this Section shall apply).

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

2.14Cash Collateral.

(a)Certain Credit Support Events.  If (i) the L/C Issuer has honored any full or partial drawing request under any Letter of Credit and such drawing has resulted in an L/C Borrowing, (ii) as of the Letter of Credit Expiration Date, any L/C Obligation for any reason remains outstanding, (iii) the Company shall be required to provide Cash Collateral pursuant to Section 2.05 or 9.02(c), or (iv) there shall exist a Defaulting Lender, the Company shall immediately (in the case of clause (iii) above) or within one (1) Business Day (in all other cases) following any request by the Administrative Agent or the L/C Issuer, provide Cash Collateral in an amount not less than the applicable Minimum Collateral Amount (determined in the case of Cash Collateral provided pursuant to clause (iv) above, after giving effect to Section 2.15(a)(iv) and any Cash Collateral provided by the Defaulting Lender).

(b)Grant of Security Interest.  The Company, and to the extent provided by any Defaulting Lender, such Defaulting Lender, hereby grants to (and subjects to the control of) the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Administrative Agent, the L/C Issuer and the Lenders, and agrees to maintain, a first priority security interest in all such

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cash, deposit accounts and all balances therein, and all other property so provided as collateral pursuant hereto, and in all proceeds of the foregoing, all as security for the obligations to which such Cash Collateral may be applied pursuant to Section 2.14(c).  If at any time the Administrative Agent determines that Cash Collateral is subject to any right or claim of any Person other than the Administrative Agent or the L/C Issuer as herein provided (other than Liens permitted under Section 8.01(l)), or that the total amount of such Cash Collateral is less than the Minimum Collateral Amount, the Company will, promptly upon demand by the Administrative Agent, pay or provide to the Administrative Agent additional Cash Collateral in an amount sufficient to eliminate such deficiency. All Cash Collateral (other than credit support not constituting funds subject to deposit) shall be maintained in blocked, non-interest bearing deposit accounts at Bank of America. The Company shall pay on demand therefor from time to time all customary account opening, activity and other administrative fees and charges in connection with the maintenance and disbursement of Cash Collateral.  Additionally, if the Administrative Agent notifies the Company at any time that the Outstanding Amount of all L/C Obligations at such time exceeds one hundred five percent (105%) of the Letter of Credit Sublimit then in effect, then, within two (2) Business Days after receipt of such notice, the Company shall provide Cash Collateral for the Outstanding Amount of the L/C Obligations in an amount not less than the amount by which the Outstanding Amount of all L/C Obligations exceeds the Letter of Credit Sublimit.

(c)Application.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Agreement, Cash Collateral provided under any of this Section 2.14 or Sections 2.03, 2.05, 2.15 or 9.02 in respect of Letters of Credit shall be held and applied in satisfaction of the specific L/C Obligations, obligations to fund participations therein (including, as to Cash Collateral provided by a Defaulting Lender, any interest accrued on such obligation) and other obligations for which the Cash Collateral was so provided, prior to any other application of such property as may otherwise be provided for herein.

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

2.15Defaulting Lenders.

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

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(i)Waivers and Amendments.  Such Defaulting Lender’s right to approve or disapprove any amendment, waiver or consent with respect to this Agreement shall be restricted as set forth in the definition of “Required Lenders” and Section 11.01.

(ii)Defaulting Lender Waterfall.  Any payment of principal, interest, fees or other amount received by the Administrative Agent for the account of such Defaulting Lender (whether voluntary or mandatory, at maturity, pursuant to Article IX or otherwise) or received by the Administrative Agent from a Defaulting Lender pursuant to Section 11.08, shall be applied at such time or times as may be determined by the Administrative Agent as follows: first, to the payment of any amounts owing by such Defaulting Lender to the Administrative Agent hereunder; second, to the payment on a pro rata basis of any amounts owing by such Defaulting Lender to the L/C Issuer, Swing Line Lender or Dutch Swing Line Lender hereunder; third, to Cash Collateralize the L/C Issuer’s Fronting Exposure with respect to such Defaulting Lender in accordance with Section 2.14; fourth, as the Company may request (so long as no Default or Event of Default exists), to the funding of any Loan in respect of which such Defaulting Lender has failed to fund its portion thereof as required by this Agreement, as determined by the Administrative Agent; fifth, if so determined by the Administrative Agent and the Company, to be held in a deposit account and released pro rata in order to (x) satisfy such Defaulting Lender’s potential future funding obligations with respect to Loans under this Agreement and (y) Cash Collateralize the L/C Issuer’s future Fronting Exposure with respect to such Defaulting Lender with respect to future Letters of Credit issued under this Agreement, in accordance with Section 2.14; sixth, to the payment of any amounts owing to the Lenders, the L/C Issuer, Swing Line Lender or Dutch Swing Line Lender as a result of any judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction obtained by any Lender, the L/C Issuer, the Swing Line Lender or the Dutch Swing Line Lender against such Defaulting Lender as a result of such Defaulting Lender’s breach of its obligations under this Agreement; seventh, so long as no Default or Event of Default exists, to the payment of any amounts owing to the Borrowers as a result of any judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction obtained by the Borrowers against that Defaulting Lender as a result of that Defaulting Lender’s breach of its obligations under this Agreement; and eighth, to such Defaulting Lender or as otherwise may be required under the Loan Documents in connection with any Lien conferred thereunder or directed by a court of competent jurisdiction; provided, that, if (x) such payment is a payment of the principal amount of any Loans or L/C Borrowings in respect of which such Defaulting Lender has not fully funded its appropriate share, and (y) such Loans were made or the related Letters of Credit were issued at a time when the conditions set forth in Section 5.02 were satisfied or waived, such payment shall be applied solely to pay the Loans of, and L/C Obligations owed to, all Non-Defaulting Lenders on a pro rata basis prior to being applied to the payment of any Loans of, or L/C Obligations owed to, such Defaulting Lender until such time as all Loans and funded and unfunded participations in L/C Obligations, Swing Line Loans and Dutch Swing Line Loans are held by the Lenders pro rata in

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accordance with the Commitments hereunder without giving effect to Section 2.15(a)(iv).  Any payments, prepayments or other amounts paid or payable to a Defaulting Lender that are applied (or held) to pay amounts owed by a Defaulting Lender or to post Cash Collateral pursuant to this Section 2.15(a)(ii) shall be deemed paid to and redirected by such Defaulting Lender, and each Lender irrevocably consents hereto.

(iii)Certain Fees.

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

(B)Each Defaulting Lender shall be entitled to receive Letter of Credit Fees for any period during which that Lender is a Defaulting Lender only to the extent allocable to its Applicable Percentage of the stated amount of Letters of Credit for which it has provided Cash Collateral pursuant to Section 2.14.

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

(iv)Reallocation of Applicable Percentages to Reduce Fronting Exposure.  All or any part of such Defaulting Lender’s participation in L/C Obligations and Swing Line Loans shall be reallocated among the Non-Defaulting Lenders under the Revolving A Tranche in accordance with their respective Applicable Percentages (calculated without regard to such Defaulting Lender’s Revolving A Commitment), and all or any part of such Defaulting Lender’s participation in Dutch Swing Line Loans shall be reallocated among the Non-Defaulting Lenders under the Revolving B Tranche in accordance with their respective Applicable Percentages (calculated without regard to such Defaulting Lender’s Revolving B Commitment) but, in each case, only to the extent that such reallocation does not cause the aggregate Revolving A Credit Exposure or the Revolving B Credit Exposure, as applicable, of any Non-Defaulting Lender to exceed such Non-Defaulting Lender’s Revolving A Commitment or Revolving B Commitment, as applicable.  Subject to Section 11.21, no reallocation hereunder shall constitute a waiver or release of any claim of any party hereunder against a

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Defaulting Lender arising from that Lender having become a Defaulting Lender, including any claim of a Non-Defaulting Lender as a result of such Non-Defaulting Lender’s increased exposure following such reallocation.

(v)Cash Collateral, Repayment of Swing Line Loans and Dutch Swing Line Loans.  If the reallocation described in clause (a)(iv) above cannot, or can only partially, be effected, the Company shall, without prejudice to any right or remedy available to it hereunder or under applicable Law, (x) first, prepay Swing Line Loans and/or Dutch Swing Line Loans, as applicable, in any amount equal to the Swing Line Lenders’ and/or the Dutch Swing Line Lenders’ Fronting Exposure and (y) second, Cash Collateralize the L/C Issuers’ Fronting Exposure in accordance with the procedures set forth in Section 2.14.

(b)Defaulting Lender Cure.  If the Company, the Administrative Agent, Swing Line Lender, the Dutch Swing Line Lender and the L/C Issuer agree in writing that a Lender is no longer a Defaulting Lender, the Administrative Agent will so notify the parties hereto, whereupon as of the effective date specified in such notice and subject to any conditions set forth therein (which may include arrangements with respect to any Cash Collateral), that Lender will, to the extent applicable, purchase at par that portion of outstanding Loans of the other Lenders or take such other actions as the Administrative Agent may determine to be necessary to cause the Loans and funded and unfunded participations in Letters of Credit, Swing Line Loans and Dutch Swing Line Loans to be held on a pro rata basis by the Lenders under the applicable Revolving Tranche in accordance with their Applicable Percentages (without giving effect to Section 2.15(a)(iv)), whereupon such Lender will cease to be a Defaulting Lender; provided, that, no adjustments will be made retroactively with respect to fees accrued or payments made by or on behalf of the Borrowers while that Lender was a Defaulting Lender; provided, further, that, except to the extent otherwise expressly agreed by the affected parties, no change hereunder from Defaulting Lender to Lender will constitute a waiver or release of any claim of any party hereunder arising from that Lender having been a Defaulting Lender.

2.16Dutch Swing Line Loans.

(a)Dutch Swing Line Facility.  Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, the Dutch Swing Line Lender, in reliance upon the agreements of the other Lenders set forth in this Section 2.16, may in its sole discretion make loans (each such loan, a “Dutch Swing Line Loan”) to the Dutch Borrower in Dollars from time to time on any Business Day during the Availability Period in an aggregate amount not to exceed at any time outstanding the amount of the Dutch Swing Line Sublimit; notwithstanding the fact that such Dutch Swing Line Loans, when aggregated with the Applicable Percentage of the Outstanding Amount of Revolving B Loans and L/C Obligations of the Lender acting as Dutch Swing Line Lender, may exceed the amount of such Lender’s Revolving B Commitment; provided, however, that (x) after giving effect to any Dutch Swing Line Loan, (i) the Total Revolving B Outstandings shall not exceed the Aggregate Revolving B Commitments, and (ii) the Revolving B Credit Exposure of any Lender shall not exceed such Lender’s Revolving B Commitment, (y) the Dutch Borrower shall not use

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the proceeds of any Dutch Swing Line Loan to refinance any outstanding Dutch Swing Line Loan, and (z) the Dutch Swing Line Lender shall not be under any obligation to make any Dutch Swing Line Loan if it shall determine (which determination shall be conclusive and binding absent manifest error) that it has, or by such Credit Extension may have, Fronting Exposure.  Within the foregoing limits, and subject to the other terms and conditions hereof, the Dutch Borrower may borrow under this Section 2.16, prepay under Section 2.05, and reborrow under this Section 2.16.  Each Dutch Swing Line Loan shall be a Base Rate Loan.  Immediately upon the making of a Dutch Swing Line Loan, each Lender shall be deemed to, and hereby irrevocably and unconditionally agrees to, purchase from the Dutch Swing Line Lender a risk participation in such Dutch Swing Line Loan in an amount equal to the product of such Lender’s Applicable Percentage times the amount of such Dutch Swing Line Loan.

(b)Borrowing Procedures.  Each Borrowing of Dutch Swing Line Loans shall be made upon the Dutch Borrower’s irrevocable notice to the Dutch Swing Line Lender and the Administrative Agent, which may be given by:  (A) telephone or (B) a Dutch Swing Line Loan Notice; provided that any telephonic notice must be confirmed immediately by delivery to the Dutch Swing Line Lender and the Administrative Agent of a Dutch Swing Line Loan Notice.  Each such notice must be received by the Dutch Swing Line Lender and the Administrative Agent not later than 1:00 p.m. on the requested borrowing date, and shall specify (i) the amount to be borrowed, which shall be a minimum principal amount of $100,000, and (ii) the requested borrowing date, which shall be a Business Day.  Promptly after receipt by the Dutch Swing Line Lender of any Dutch Swing Line Loan Notice, the Dutch Swing Line Lender will confirm with the Administrative Agent (by telephone or in writing) that the Administrative Agent has also received such Dutch Swing Line Loan Notice and, if not, the Dutch Swing Line Lender will notify the Administrative Agent (by telephone or in writing) of the contents thereof.  Unless the Dutch Swing Line Lender has received notice (by telephone or in writing) from the Administrative Agent (including at the request of any Lender) prior to 2:00 p.m. on the date of the proposed Borrowing of Dutch Swing Line Loans (A) directing the Dutch Swing Line Lender not to make such Dutch Swing Line Loan as a result of the limitations set forth in the first proviso to the first sentence of Section 2.16(a), or (B) that one or more of the applicable conditions specified in Article V is not then satisfied, then, subject to the terms and conditions hereof, the Dutch Swing Line Lender will, not later than 3:00 p.m. on the borrowing date specified in such Dutch Swing Line Loan Notice, make the amount of its Dutch Swing Line Loan available to the Dutch Borrower.

(c)Refinancing of Dutch Swing Line Loans.

(i)The Dutch Swing Line Lender at any time in its sole discretion may request, on behalf of the Dutch Borrower (which hereby irrevocably requests and authorizes the Dutch Swing Line Lender to so request on its behalf), that each Lender make a Revolving B Loan that is a Base Rate Loan in an amount equal to such Lender’s Applicable Percentage of the amount of Dutch Swing Line Loans then outstanding.  Such request shall be made in writing (which written request shall be deemed to be a Loan Notice for purposes hereof) and in accordance with the requirements of Section 2.02, without regard to the minimum and multiples

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specified therein for the principal amount of Revolving B Loans that are Base Rate Loans, but subject to the conditions set forth in Section 5.02 (other than the delivery of a Loan Notice) and provided that, after giving effect to such Borrowing, the Total Revolving B Outstandings shall not exceed the Aggregate Revolving B Commitments.  The Dutch Swing Line Lender shall furnish the Dutch Borrower with a copy of the applicable Loan Notice promptly after delivering such notice to the Administrative Agent.  Each Lender shall make an amount equal to its Applicable Percentage of the amount specified in such Loan Notice available to the Administrative Agent in Same Day Funds (and the Administrative Agent may apply Cash Collateral available with respect to the applicable Dutch Swing Line Loan) for the account of the Dutch Swing Line Lender at the Administrative Agent’s Office for Dollar-denominated payments not later than 1:00 p.m. on the day specified in such Loan Notice, whereupon, subject to Section 2.16(c)(ii), each Lender that so makes funds available shall be deemed to have made a Revolving B Loan that is a Base Rate Loan to the Dutch Borrower in such amount.  The Administrative Agent shall remit the funds so received to the Dutch Swing Line Lender.

(ii)If for any reason any Dutch Swing Line Loan cannot be refinanced by such a Borrowing of Revolving B Loans in accordance with Section 2.16(c)(i), the request for Revolving B Loans that are Base Rate Loans submitted by the Dutch Swing Line Lender as set forth herein shall be deemed to be a request by the Dutch Swing Line Lender that each of the Lenders fund its risk participation in the relevant Dutch Swing Line Loan and each Lender’s payment to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Dutch Swing Line Lender pursuant to Section 2.16(c)(i) shall be deemed payment in respect of such participation.

(iii)If any Lender fails to make available to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Dutch Swing Line Lender any amount required to be paid by such Lender pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this Section 2.16(c) by the time specified in Section 2.16(c)(i), the Dutch Swing Line Lender shall be entitled to recover from such Lender (acting through the Administrative Agent), on demand, such amount with interest thereon for the period from the date such payment is required to the date on which such payment is immediately available to the Dutch Swing Line Lender at a rate per annum equal to the applicable Overnight Rate from time to time in effect, plus any administrative, processing or similar fees customarily charged by the Dutch Swing Line Lender in connection with the foregoing.  If such Lender pays such amount (with interest and fees as aforesaid), the amount so paid shall constitute such Lender’s Revolving B Loan included in the relevant Borrowing or funded participation in the relevant Swing Line Loan, as the case may be.  A certificate of the Dutch Swing Line Lender submitted to any Lender (through the Administrative Agent) with respect to any amounts owing under this clause (iii) shall be conclusive absent manifest error.

(iv)Each Lender’s obligation to make Revolving B Loans or to purchase and fund risk participations in Dutch Swing Line Loans pursuant to this Section 2.16(c) shall be absolute and unconditional and shall not be affected by

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any circumstance, including (A) any setoff, counterclaim, recoupment, defense or other right that such Lender may have against the Dutch Swing Line Lender, the Dutch Borrower or any other Person for any reason whatsoever, (B) the occurrence or continuance of a Default, or (C) any other occurrence, event or condition, whether or not similar to any of the foregoing; provided, however, that each Lender’s obligation to make Revolving B Loans pursuant to this Section 2.16(c) is subject to the conditions set forth in Section 5.02.  No such purchase or funding of risk participations shall relieve or otherwise impair the obligation of the Dutch Borrower to repay Dutch Swing Line Loans, together with interest as provided herein.

(d)Repayment of Participations.

(i)At any time after any Lender has purchased and funded a risk participation in a Dutch Swing Line Loan, if the Dutch Swing Line Lender receives any payment on account of such Dutch Swing Line Loan, the Dutch Swing Line Lender will distribute to such Lender its Applicable Percentage of such payment (appropriately adjusted, in the case of interest payments, to reflect the period of time during which such Lender’s risk participation was funded) in the same funds as those received by the Dutch Swing Line Lender.

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

(e)Interest for Account of Dutch Swing Line Lender.  The Dutch Swing Line Lender shall be responsible for invoicing the Dutch Borrower for interest on the Dutch Swing Line Loans.  Until each Lender funds its Revolving B Loans that are Base Rate Loans or risk participation pursuant to this Section 2.16 to refinance such Lender’s Applicable Percentage of any Dutch Swing Line Loan, interest in respect of such Applicable Percentage shall be solely for the account of the Dutch Swing Line Lender.

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

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ARTICLE III

TAXES, YIELD PROTECTION AND ILLEGALITY

3.01Taxes.

(a)Payments Free of Taxes; Obligation to Withhold; Payments on Account of Taxes.

(i)Any and all payments by or on account of any obligation of any Loan Party under any Loan Document shall be made without deduction or withholding for any Taxes, except as required by applicable Laws.  If any applicable Laws (as determined in the good faith discretion of the Administrative Agent) require the deduction or withholding of any Tax from any such payment by the Administrative Agent or a Loan Party, then the Administrative Agent or such Loan Party shall be entitled to make such deduction or withholding, upon the basis of the information and documentation to be delivered pursuant to subsection (e) below.

(ii)If any Loan Party or the Administrative Agent shall be required by the Internal Revenue Code to withhold or deduct any Taxes, including both United States Federal backup withholding and withholding taxes, from any payment, then (A) the Administrative Agent shall withhold or make such deductions as are determined by the Administrative Agent to be required based upon the information and documentation it has received pursuant to subsection (e) below, (B) the Administrative Agent shall timely pay the full amount withheld or deducted to the relevant Governmental Authority in accordance with the Internal Revenue Code, and (C) to the extent that the withholding or deduction is made on account of Indemnified Taxes, the sum payable by the applicable Loan Party shall be increased as necessary so that after any required withholding or the making of all required deductions (including deductions applicable to additional sums payable under this Section 3.01) the applicable Recipient receives an amount equal to the sum it would have received had no such withholding or deduction been made.

(iii)If any Loan Party or the Administrative Agent shall be required by any applicable Laws other than the Internal Revenue Code to withhold or deduct any Taxes from any payment, then (A) such Loan Party or the Administrative Agent, as required by such Laws, shall withhold or make such deductions as are determined by it to be required based upon the information and documentation it has received pursuant to subsection (e) below, (B) such Loan Party or the Administrative Agent, to the extent required by such Laws, shall timely pay the full amount withheld or deducted to the relevant Governmental Authority in accordance with such Laws, and (C) to the extent that the withholding or deduction is made on account of Indemnified Taxes, the sum payable by the applicable Loan Party shall be increased as necessary so that after any required withholding or the making of all required deductions (including deductions

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applicable to additional sums payable under this Section 3.01) the applicable Recipient receives an amount equal to the sum it would have received had no such withholding or deduction been made.

(b)Payment of Other Taxes by the Loan Parties.  Without limiting the provisions of subsection (a) above, the Loan Parties shall timely pay to the relevant Governmental Authority in accordance with applicable Laws, or at the option of the Administrative Agent timely reimburse it for the payment of, any Other Taxes.

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

(i)Each Lender and the L/C Issuer shall, and does hereby, severally indemnify, and shall make payment in respect thereof within ten (10) days after demand therefor, (x) the Administrative Agent against any Indemnified Taxes attributable to such Lender or the L/C Issuer (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), (y) the Administrative Agent and the Loan Parties, as applicable, against any Taxes attributable to such Lender’s failure to comply with the provisions of Section 11.06(d) relating to the maintenance of a Participant Register and (z) the Administrative Agent and the Loan Parties, as applicable, against any Excluded Taxes attributable to such Lender or the L/C Issuer, in each case, that are payable or paid by the Administrative Agent or a Loan Party 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 and the L/C Issuer hereby authorizes the Administrative Agent to set off and apply any and all amounts at any time owing to such Lender or the L/C Issuer, as the case may be, under this Agreement or any other Loan Document against any amount due to the Administrative Agent under this clause (ii).

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(d)Evidence of Payments.  As soon as practicable, after any payment of Taxes by any Loan Party to a Governmental Authority as provided in this Section 3.01, 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 any return reporting such payment or other evidence of such payment reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.

(e)Status of Lenders; Tax Documentation.  (i) Any Lender that is entitled to an exemption from or reduction of withholding Tax with respect to payments made under any Loan Document shall deliver to the Company and the Administrative Agent, at the time or times reasonably requested by the Company or the Administrative Agent, such properly completed and executed documentation reasonably requested by the Company 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 Company or the Administrative Agent, shall deliver such other documentation prescribed by applicable Law or reasonably requested by the Company or the Administrative Agent as will enable the Company 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 3.01(e)(ii)(A), (ii)(B) and (ii)(D) below) shall not be required if in the Lender’s reasonable judgment such completion, execution or submission would subject such Lender to any material unreimbursed cost or expense or would materially prejudice the legal or commercial position of such Lender.

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

(A)any Lender that is a U.S. Person shall deliver to the Company 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 Company or the Administrative Agent), executed copies of IRS Form W-9 certifying that such Lender is exempt from U.S. federal backup withholding tax;

(B)any Foreign Lender shall, to the extent it is legally entitled to do so, deliver to the Company 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 Company or the Administrative Agent), whichever of the following is applicable:

(I)in the case of a Foreign Lender claiming the benefits of an income tax treaty to which the United States is a party (x) with respect to payments of interest under any Loan Document, executed copies of IRS Form W-8BEN-E (or W-8BEN,

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as applicable) establishing an exemption from, or reduction of, U.S. federal withholding Tax pursuant to the “interest” article of such tax treaty and (y) with respect to any other applicable payments under any Loan Document, IRS Form W-8BEN-E (or W-8BEN, as applicable) establishing an exemption from, or reduction of, U.S. federal withholding Tax pursuant to the “business profits” or “other income” article of such tax treaty;

(II)executed copies of Internal Revenue Service Form W-8ECI,

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

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

(C)any Foreign Lender shall, to the extent it is legally entitled to do so, deliver to the Company 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 Company or the Administrative Agent), executed copies (or originals, as required) of any other form prescribed by applicable Law as a basis for claiming exemption from or a reduction in U.S. federal withholding Tax, duly completed, together with such supplementary documentation as may be prescribed by applicable Law to permit the

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Company 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 Internal Revenue Code, as applicable), such Lender shall deliver to the Company and the Administrative Agent at the time or times prescribed by Law and at such time or times reasonably requested by the Company or the Administrative Agent such documentation prescribed by applicable Law (including as prescribed by Section 1471(b)(3)(C)(i) of the Internal Revenue Code) and such additional documentation reasonably requested by the Company or the Administrative Agent as may be necessary for the Company 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.

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

(f)Treatment of Certain Refunds.  Unless required by applicable Laws, at no time shall the Administrative Agent have any obligation to file for or otherwise pursue on behalf of a Lender or the L/C Issuer, or have any obligation to pay to any Lender or the L/C Issuer, any refund of Taxes withheld or deducted from funds paid for the account of such Lender or the L/C Issuer, as the case may be.  If any Recipient determines, in its sole discretion exercised in good faith, that it has received a refund of any Taxes as to which it has been indemnified by any Loan Party or with respect to which any Loan Party has paid additional amounts pursuant to this Section 3.01, it shall pay to the Loan Party an amount equal to such refund (but only to the extent of indemnity payments made, or additional amounts paid, by a Loan Party under this Section 3.01 with respect to the Taxes giving rise to such refund), net of all out-of-pocket expenses (including Taxes) incurred by such Recipient, and without interest (other than any interest paid by the relevant Governmental Authority with respect to such refund), provided that the Loan Party, upon the request of the Recipient, agrees to repay the amount paid over to the Loan Party (plus any penalties, interest or other charges imposed by the relevant Governmental Authority) to the Recipient in the event the Recipient is required to repay such refund to such Governmental Authority.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this subsection, in no event will the applicable Recipient be required to pay any amount to the Loan Party pursuant to this subsection the payment of which would place the Recipient in a less favorable net after-Tax position than such Recipient would have been in if the Tax subject to indemnification and giving rise to such refund had not been deducted, withheld

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or otherwise imposed and the indemnification payments or additional amounts with respect to such Tax had never been paid.  This subsection shall not be construed to require any Recipient to make available its tax returns (or any other information relating to its taxes that it deems confidential) to any Loan Party or any other Person.

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

3.02Illegality.

(a)If any Lender determines that any Law has made it unlawful, or that any Governmental Authority has asserted that it is unlawful, for any Lender or its Lending Office to perform any of its obligations hereunder or to make, maintain or fund or charge interest with respect to any Credit Extension or to determine or charge interest rates based upon the Eurocurrency Rate, or any Governmental Authority has imposed material restrictions on the authority of such Lender to purchase or sell, or to take deposits of, Dollars or any Alternative Currency in the applicable interbank market, then, on notice thereof by such Lender to the Company through the Administrative Agent, (i) any obligation of such Lender to issue, make, maintain, fund or charge interest with respect to any such Credit Extension or continue Eurocurrency Rate Loans in the affected currency or currencies or, in the case of Eurocurrency Rate Loans in Dollars, to convert Base Rate Loans to Eurocurrency Rate Loans, shall be suspended and (ii) if such notice asserts the illegality of such Lender making or maintaining Base Rate Loans the interest rate on which is determined by reference to the Eurocurrency Rate component of the Base Rate, the interest rate on which Base Rate Loans of such Lender, shall, if necessary to avoid such illegality, be determined by the Administrative Agent without reference to the Eurocurrency Rate component of the Base Rate, in each case until such Lender notifies the Administrative Agent and the Company that the circumstances giving rise to such determination no longer exist.  Upon receipt of such notice, (x) the Company shall, upon demand from such Lender (with a copy to the Administrative Agent), prepay or, if applicable and such Loans are denominated in Dollars, convert all Eurocurrency Rate Loans of such Lender to Base Rate Loans (the interest rate on which Base Rate Loans of such Lender shall, if necessary to avoid such illegality, be determined by the Administrative Agent without reference to the Eurocurrency Rate component of the Base Rate), either on the last day of the Interest Period therefor, if such Lender may lawfully continue to maintain such Eurocurrency Rate Loans to such day, or immediately, if such Lender may not lawfully continue to maintain such Eurocurrency Rate Loans and (y) if such notice asserts the illegality of such Lender determining or charging interest rates based upon the Eurocurrency Rate, the Administrative Agent shall during the period of such suspension compute the Base Rate applicable to such Lender without reference to the Eurocurrency Rate component thereof until the Administrative Agent is advised in writing by such Lender that it is no longer illegal  for such Lender to determine or charge interest rates based upon the Eurocurrency Rate.  Upon any such prepayment or conversion, the Company shall also pay accrued interest on the amount so prepaid or converted.

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

3.03Inability to Determine Rates.

(a)If in connection with any request for a Eurocurrency Rate Loan or a conversion to or continuation thereof, (a) the Administrative Agent determines that (A) deposits (whether in Dollars or an Alternative Currency) are not being offered to banks in the applicable offshore interbank eurodollar market for such currency for the applicable amount and Interest Period of such Eurocurrency Rate Loan, (B) (1) adequate and reasonable means do not exist for determining the Eurocurrency Base Rate for any requested Interest Period with respect to a proposed Eurocurrency Rate Loan (whether denominated in Dollars or an Alternative Currency) or in connection with an existing or proposed Base Rate Loan and (2) the circumstances described in Section 3.03(c)(i) do not apply or (C) a fundamental change has occurred in the foreign exchange or interbank markets with respect to such Alternative Currency (including, without limitation, changes in national or international financial, political or economic conditions or currency exchange rates or exchange controls) (in each case with respect to this clause (i), “Impacted Loans”), or (ii) the Administrative Agent or the Required Lenders determine that for any reason the Eurocurrency Base Rate for any requested Interest Period with respect to a proposed Eurocurrency Rate Loan (whether denominated in Dollars or an Alternative Currency) does not adequately and fairly reflect the cost to such Lenders of funding such Eurocurrency Rate Loan, the Administrative Agent will promptly notify the Company and all Lenders.  Thereafter, (x) the obligation of the Lenders to make or maintain Eurocurrency Rate Loans in the affected currency or currencies shall be suspended (to the extent of the affected Eurocurrency Rate Loans or Interest Periods) and (y) in the event of a determination described in the preceding sentence with respect to the

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Eurocurrency Rate component of the Base Rate, the utilization of the Eurocurrency Rate component in determining the Base Rate shall be suspended, in each case until the Administrative Agent (or, in the case of a determination by the Required Lenders described in clause (ii) of Section 3.03(a), until the Administrative Agent upon instruction of the Required Lenders) revokes such notice.  Upon receipt of such notice, (i) the Borrowers may revoke any pending request for a Borrowing of, conversion to or continuation of Eurocurrency Rate Loans in the affected currency or currencies (to the extent of the affected Eurocurrency Rate Loans or Interest Periods) or, failing that, will be deemed to have converted such request into a request for a Borrowing of Base Rate Loans denominated in Dollars in the Dollar Equivalent of the amount specified therein and (ii) (A) any outstanding affected Eurocurrency Rate Loans denominated in Dollars will be deemed to have been converted into Base Rate Loans at the end of the applicable Interest Period and (B) any outstanding affected Eurocurrency Rate Loans denominated in an Alternative Currency, at the Company’s election, shall either (1) be converted into a Borrowing of Base Rate Loans denominated in Dollars in the Dollar Equivalent of the amount of such outstanding Eurocurrency Rate Loan at the end of the applicable Interest Period or (2) be prepaid at the end of the applicable Interest Period in full; provided that if no election is made by the Company by the earlier of (x) the date that is three (3) Business Days after receipt by the Company of such notice and (y) the last day of the current Interest Period for the applicable Eurocurrency Rate Loan, the Company shall be deemed to have elected clause (1) above.

(b)Notwithstanding the foregoing, if the Administrative Agent has made the determination described in clause (a)(i) of this Section 3.03, the Administrative Agent, in consultation with the Company and the Required Lenders, may establish an alternative interest rate for the applicable Impacted Loans, in which case, such alternative interest rate shall apply with respect to such Impacted Loans until (1) the Administrative Agent revokes the notice delivered with respect to the applicable Impacted Loans under clause (a)(i) of this Section 3.03, (2) the Administrative Agent or the Required Lenders notify the Administrative Agent and the Company that such alternative interest rate does not adequately and fairly reflect the cost to such Lenders of funding the applicable Impacted Loans, or (3) any Lender determines that any Law has made it unlawful, or that any Governmental Authority has asserted that it is unlawful, for such Lender or its applicable Lending Office to make, maintain or fund Loans whose interest is determined by reference to such alternative interest rate or to determine or charge interest rates based upon such rate or any Governmental Authority has imposed material restrictions on the authority of such Lender to do any of the foregoing and provides the Administrative Agent and the Company written notice thereof.

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

(i)adequate and reasonable means do not exist for ascertaining the Applicable Reference Rate for an Applicable Currency for any requested Interest

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Period, including, without limitation, because the Screen Rate for such Applicable Currency is not available or published on a current basis and such circumstances are unlikely to be temporary; or

(ii)the administrator of the Screen Rate for an Applicable Currency or a Governmental Authority having jurisdiction over the Administrative Agent has made a public statement identifying a specific date after which the Applicable Reference Rate for an Applicable Currency or the Screen Rate for an Applicable Currency shall no longer be made available, or used for determining the interest rate of loans denominated in such Applicable Currency, provided that, in each case, at the time of such statement, there is no successor administrator that is satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, that will continue to provide the Applicable Reference Rate for such Applicable Currency after such specific date (such specific date, the “Scheduled Unavailability Date”); or

(iii)loans currently being executed, or that include language similar to that contained in this Section 3.03, are being executed or amended (as applicable) to incorporate or adopt a new benchmark interest rate to replace the Applicable Reference Rate for an Applicable Currency,

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

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market practice; provided that to the extent such market practice is not administratively feasible for the Administrative Agent, such Successor Rate for such Applicable Currency shall be applied in a manner as otherwise reasonably determined by the Administrative Agent.

If no Successor Rate has been determined for the Applicable Currency and the circumstances under clause (i) above exist or the Scheduled Unavailability Date has occurred (as applicable), the Administrative Agent will promptly so notify the Company and each Lender.  Thereafter, (x) the obligation of the Lenders to make or maintain Eurocurrency Rate Loans in each such Applicable Currency shall be suspended, (to the extent of the affected Eurocurrency Rate Loans or Interest Periods), and (y) the Eurocurrency Rate component shall no longer be utilized in determining the Base Rate.  Upon receipt of such notice, (i) the Borrowers may revoke any pending request for a Borrowing of, conversion to or continuation of Eurocurrency Rate Loans in each such affected Applicable Currency (to the extent of the affected Eurocurrency Rate Loans or Interest Periods) or, failing that, will be deemed to have converted each such request into a request for a Borrowing of Base Rate Loans denominated in Dollars in the Dollar Equivalent of the amount specified therein and (ii) (A) any outstanding affected Eurocurrency Rate Loans denominated in Dollars will be deemed to have been converted into Base Rate Loans at the end of the applicable Interest Period and (B) any outstanding affected Eurocurrency Rate Loans denominated in an Alternative Currency, at the Company’s election, shall either (1) be converted into a Borrowing of Base Rate Loans denominated in Dollars in the Dollar Equivalent of the amount of such outstanding Eurocurrency Rate Loan at the end of the applicable Interest Period or (2) be prepaid at the end of the applicable Interest Period in full; provided that if no election is made by the Company by the earlier of (x) the date that is three (3) Business Days after receipt by the Company of such notice and (y) the last day of the current Interest Period for the applicable Eurocurrency Rate Loan, the Company shall be deemed to have elected clause (1) above.

Notwithstanding anything else herein, any definition of a Successor Rate for any currency shall provide that in no event shall such Successor Rate be less than one percent for purposes of this Agreement.

In connection with the implementation of a Successor Rate for any currency, the Administrative Agent will have the right to make Successor Rate Conforming Changes with respect to such currency from time to time and, notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein or in any other Loan Document, any amendments implementing such Successor Rate Conforming Changes will become effective without any further action or consent of any other party to this Agreement; provided that, with respect to any such amendment effected, the Administrative Agent shall post each such amendment implementing such Successor Conforming Changes for the Applicable Currency to the Lenders reasonably promptly after such amendment becomes effective.

3.04Increased Costs.

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

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

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

and the result of any of the foregoing shall be to increase the cost to such Lender of making, converting to, continuing or maintaining any Loan (or of maintaining its obligation to make any such Loan), or to increase the cost to such Lender or the L/C Issuer of participating in, issuing or maintaining any Letter of Credit (or of maintaining its obligation to participate in or to issue any Letter of Credit), or to reduce the amount of any sum received or receivable by such Lender or the L/C Issuer hereunder (whether of principal, interest or any other amount) then, upon request of such Lender or the L/C Issuer, the Company will, upon demand, pay to such Lender or the L/C Issuer, as the case may be, such additional amount or amounts as will compensate such Lender or the L/C Issuer, as the case may be, for such additional costs incurred or reduction suffered; provided, however, a Lender or L/C Issuer shall not be entitled to any compensation pursuant to this clause (a) to the extent such Lender or L/C Issuer is not imposing such charges or requesting such compensation from borrowers (similarly situated to the Borrowers hereunder) under comparable syndicated credit facilities.

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

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Lender’s or the L/C Issuer’s holding company for any such reduction suffered; provided, however, a Lender or L/C Issuer shall not be entitled to any compensation pursuant to this clause (b) to the extent such Lender or L/C Issuer is not imposing such charges or requesting such compensation from borrowers (similarly situated to the Borrowers hereunder) under comparable syndicated credit facilities.

(c)Mandatory Costs.  If any Lender or the L/C Issuer incurs any Mandatory Costs attributable to the Obligations, then from time to time the Company will pay (or will cause the Dutch Borrower to pay) to such Lender or the L/C Issuer, as the case may be, such Mandatory Costs.  Such amount shall be expressed as a percentage rate per annum and shall be payable on the full amount of the applicable Obligations.

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

(e)Delay in Requests.  Failure or delay on the part of any Lender or the L/C Issuer to demand compensation pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this Section shall not constitute a waiver of such Lender’s or the L/C Issuer’s right to demand such compensation, provided that no Borrower shall be required to compensate a Lender or the L/C Issuer pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this Section for any increased costs incurred or reductions suffered more than nine (9) months prior to the date that such Lender or the L/C Issuer, as the case may be, notifies the Company of the Change in Law giving rise to such increased costs or reductions and of such Lender’s or the L/C Issuer’s intention to claim compensation therefor (except that, if the Change in Law giving rise to such increased costs or reductions is retroactive, then the nine (9) -month period referred to above shall be extended to include the period of retroactive effect thereof).

3.05Compensation for Losses.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

3.06Mitigation Obligations; Replacement of Lenders.

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

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

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3.07[Reserved].

3.08Survival.

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

ARTICLE IV

GUARANTY

4.01The Guaranty.

Each of the Guarantors hereby jointly and severally guarantees to each Lender, each Swap Bank, each Treasury Management Bank and the Administrative Agent as hereinafter provided, as primary obligor and not as surety, the prompt payment of all Obligations in full when due (whether at stated maturity, as a mandatory prepayment, by acceleration, as a mandatory Cash Collateralization or otherwise) strictly in accordance with the terms thereof.  The Guarantors hereby further agree that if any of the Obligations are not paid in full when due (whether at stated maturity, as a mandatory prepayment, by acceleration, as a mandatory Cash Collateralization or otherwise), the Guarantors will, jointly and severally, promptly pay the same, without any demand or notice whatsoever, and that in the case of any extension of time of payment or renewal of any of the Obligations, the same will be promptly paid in full when due (whether at extended maturity, as a mandatory prepayment, by acceleration, as a mandatory Cash Collateralization or otherwise) in accordance with the terms of such extension or renewal.

Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary contained herein or in any other of the Loan Documents, Secured Swap Agreements, Secured Treasury Management Agreements or Foreign Currency Agreements, (i) the obligations of each Guarantor under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents shall be limited to an aggregate amount equal to the largest amount that would not render such obligations subject to avoidance under the Debtor Relief Laws or any comparable provisions of any applicable state Law and (ii) the Obligation of a Guarantor that are guaranteed under this Guaranty shall exclude any Excluded Swap Obligations with respect to such Guarantor.

4.02Obligations Unconditional.

The obligations of the Guarantors under Section 4.01 are joint and several, absolute and unconditional, irrespective of the value, genuineness, validity, regularity or enforceability of any of the Loan Documents, Secured Swap Agreements, Secured Treasury Management Agreements or Foreign Currency Agreements, or any other agreement or instrument referred to therein, or any substitution, release, impairment or exchange of any other guarantee of or security for any of the Obligations, and, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable Law, irrespective of any Law or regulation or other circumstance whatsoever which might otherwise constitute a legal or equitable discharge or defense of a surety or guarantor, it being the intent of this Section 4.02 that the obligations of the Guarantors hereunder shall be absolute and unconditional under any and all circumstances.  Each Guarantor agrees that such Guarantor shall have no right of

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subrogation, indemnity, reimbursement or contribution against any Borrower or any other Guarantor for amounts paid under this Article IV until such time as the Obligations have been paid in full and the Commitments have expired or terminated.  Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, it is agreed that, to the fullest extent permitted by Law, the occurrence of any one or more of the following shall not alter or impair the liability of any Guarantor hereunder, which shall remain absolute and unconditional as described above:

(a)at any time or from time to time, without notice to any Guarantor, the time for any performance of or compliance with any of the Obligations shall be extended, or such performance or compliance shall be waived;

(b)any of the acts mentioned in any of the provisions of any of the Loan Documents, any Secured Swap Agreement, any Secured Treasury Management Agreement, any Foreign Currency Agreement or any other agreement or instrument referred to in the Loan Documents, such Secured Swap Agreements, such Secured Treasury Management Agreements or such Foreign Currency Agreements shall be done or omitted;

(c)the maturity of any of the Obligations shall be accelerated, or any of the Obligations shall be modified, supplemented or amended in any respect, or any right under any of the Loan Documents, any Secured Swap Agreement, any Secured Treasury Management Agreement or any Foreign Currency Agreement, or any other agreement or instrument referred to in the Loan Documents, such Secured Swap Agreements, such Secured Treasury Management Agreements or such Foreign Currency Agreements shall be waived or any other guarantee of any of the Obligations or any security therefor shall be released, impaired or exchanged in whole or in part or otherwise dealt with;

(d)any Lien granted to, or in favor of, the Administrative Agent or any Lender or Lenders as security for any of the Obligations shall fail to attach or be perfected; or

(e)any of the Obligations shall be determined to be void or voidable (including, without limitation, for the benefit of any creditor of any Guarantor) or shall be subordinated to the claims of any Person (including, without limitation, any creditor of any Guarantor).

With respect to its obligations hereunder, each Guarantor hereby expressly waives diligence, presentment, demand of payment, protest and all notices whatsoever, and any requirement that the Administrative Agent or any Lender exhaust any right, power or remedy or proceed against any Person under any of the Loan Documents, any Secured Swap Agreement, any Secured Treasury Management Agreement or any Foreign Currency Agreement, or any other agreement or instrument referred to in the Loan Documents, such Secured Swap Agreements, such Secured Treasury Management Agreements or such Foreign Currency Agreements, or against any other Person under any other guarantee of, or security for, any of the Obligations.

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4.03Reinstatement.

The obligations of the Guarantors under this Article IV shall be automatically reinstated if and to the extent that for any reason any payment by or on behalf of any Person in respect of the Obligations is rescinded or must be otherwise restored by any holder of any of the Obligations, whether as a result of any proceedings in bankruptcy or reorganization or otherwise, and each Guarantor agrees that it will indemnify the Administrative Agent and each Lender on demand for all reasonable costs and expenses (including, without limitation, the fees, charges and disbursements of counsel) incurred by the Administrative Agent or such Lender in connection with such rescission or restoration, including any such costs and expenses incurred in defending against any claim alleging that such payment constituted a preference, fraudulent transfer or similar payment under any bankruptcy, insolvency or similar Law.

4.04Certain Additional Waivers.

Each Guarantor agrees that such Guarantor shall have no right of recourse to security for the Obligations, except through the exercise of rights of subrogation pursuant to Section 4.02 and through the exercise of rights of contribution pursuant to Section 4.06.

4.05Remedies.

The Guarantors agree that, to the fullest extent permitted by Law, as between the Guarantors, on the one hand, and the Administrative Agent and the Lenders, on the other hand, the Obligations may be declared to be forthwith due and payable as provided in Section 9.02 (and shall be deemed to have become automatically due and payable in the circumstances provided in said Section 9.02) for purposes of Section 4.01 notwithstanding any stay, injunction or other prohibition preventing such declaration (or preventing the Obligations from becoming automatically due and payable) as against any other Person and that, in the event of such declaration (or the Obligations being deemed to have become automatically due and payable), the Obligations (whether or not due and payable by any other Person) shall forthwith become due and payable by the Guarantors for purposes of Section 4.01.  The Guarantors acknowledge and agree that their obligations hereunder are secured in accordance with the terms of the Collateral Documents and that the Lenders may exercise their remedies thereunder in accordance with the terms thereof.

4.06Rights of Contribution.

The Guarantors hereby agree as among themselves that, if any Guarantor shall make an Excess Payment (as defined below), such Guarantor shall have a right of contribution from each other Guarantor in an amount equal to such other Guarantor’s Contribution Share (as defined below) of such Excess Payment.  The payment obligations of any Guarantor under this Section 4.06 shall be subordinate and subject in right of payment to the Obligations until such time as the Obligations have been paid-in-full and the Commitments have terminated, and none of the Guarantors shall exercise any right or remedy under this Section 4.06 against any other Guarantor until such Obligations have been paid-in-full and the Commitments have terminated.  For purposes of this Section 4.06, (a) “Excess Payment” shall mean the amount paid by any Guarantor in excess of its Ratable Share of any Obligations; (b) “Ratable Share” shall mean, for

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any Guarantor in respect of any payment of Obligations, the ratio (expressed as a percentage) as of the date of such payment of Obligations of (i) the amount by which the aggregate present fair salable value of all of its assets and properties exceeds the amount of all debts and liabilities of such Guarantor (including contingent, subordinated, unmatured, and unliquidated liabilities, but excluding the obligations of such Guarantor hereunder) to (ii) the amount by which the aggregate present fair salable value of all assets and other properties of all of the Loan Parties exceeds the amount of all of the debts and liabilities (including contingent, subordinated, unmatured, and unliquidated liabilities, but excluding the obligations of the Loan Parties hereunder) of the Loan Parties; provided, however, that, for purposes of calculating the Ratable Shares of the Guarantors in respect of any payment of Obligations, any Guarantor that became a Guarantor subsequent to the date of any such payment shall be deemed to have been a Guarantor on the date of such payment and the financial information for such Guarantor as of the date such Guarantor became a Guarantor shall be utilized for such Guarantor in connection with such payment; and (c) “Contribution Share” shall mean, for any Guarantor in respect of any Excess Payment made by any other Guarantor, the ratio (expressed as a percentage) as of the date of such Excess Payment of (i) the amount by which the aggregate present fair salable value of all of its assets and properties exceeds the amount of all debts and liabilities of such Guarantor (including contingent, subordinated, unmatured, and unliquidated liabilities, but excluding the obligations of such Guarantor hereunder) to (ii) the amount by which the aggregate present fair salable value of all assets and other properties of the Loan Parties other than the maker of such Excess Payment exceeds the amount of all of the debts and liabilities (including contingent, subordinated, unmatured, and unliquidated liabilities, but excluding the obligations of the Loan Parties) of the Loan Parties other than the maker of such Excess Payment; provided, however, that, for purposes of calculating the Contribution Shares of the Guarantors in respect of any Excess Payment, any Guarantor that became a Guarantor subsequent to the date of any such Excess Payment shall be deemed to have been a Guarantor on the date of such Excess Payment and the financial information for such Guarantor as of the date such Guarantor became a Guarantor shall be utilized for such Guarantor in connection with such Excess Payment.  This Section 4.06 shall not be deemed to affect any right of subrogation, indemnity, reimbursement or contribution that any Guarantor may have under Law against the Borrower in respect of any payment of Obligations.

4.07Guarantee of Payment; Continuing Guarantee.

The guarantee in this Article IV is a guaranty of payment and not of collection, is a continuing guarantee, and shall apply to all Obligations whenever arising.

4.08Keepwell.

Each Loan Party that is a Qualified ECP Guarantor at the time the Guaranty in this Article IV by any Loan Party that is not then an “eligible contract participant” under the Commodity Exchange Act (a “Specified Loan Party”) or the grant of a security interest under the Loan Documents by any such Specified Loan Party, in either case, becomes effective with respect to any Swap Obligation, hereby jointly and severally, absolutely, unconditionally and irrevocably undertakes to provide such funds or other support to each Specified Loan Party with respect to such Swap Obligation as may be needed by such Specified Loan Party from time to time to honor all of its obligations under the Loan Documents in respect of such Swap Obligation

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(but, in each case, only up to the maximum amount of such liability that can be hereby incurred without rendering such Qualified ECP Guarantor’s obligations and undertakings under this Article IV voidable under applicable Debtor Relief Laws, and not for any greater amount). The obligations and undertakings of each Qualified ECP Guarantor under this Section shall remain in full force and effect until such time as the Obligations (other than contingent indemnification obligations that survive the termination of this Agreement) have been paid in full and the Commitments have expired or terminated. Each Loan Party intends this Section to constitute, and this Section shall be deemed to constitute, a “keepwell, support, or other agreement” for the benefit of, each Specified Loan Party for all purposes of the Commodity Exchange Act.

4.09Appointment of Company.

Each of the Loan Parties hereby appoints the Company to act as its agent for all purposes of this Agreement, the other Loan Documents and all other documents and electronic platforms entered into in connection herewith and agrees that (a) the Company may execute such documents and provide such authorizations on behalf of such Loan Parties as the Company deems appropriate in its sole discretion and each Loan Party shall be obligated by all of the terms of any such document and/or authorization executed on its behalf, (b) any notice or communication delivered by the Administrative Agent, L/C Issuer or a Lender to the Company shall be deemed delivered to each Loan Party and (c) the Administrative Agent, L/C Issuer or the Lenders may accept, and be permitted to rely on, any document, authorization, instrument or agreement executed by the Company on behalf of each of the Loan Parties.

ARTICLE V

CONDITIONS PRECEDENT TO CREDIT EXTENSIONS

5.01Conditions of Initial Credit Extension.

This Agreement shall become effective upon and the obligation of the L/C Issuer and each Lender to make its initial Credit Extension hereunder is subject to satisfaction of the following conditions precedent:

(a)Loan Documents.  Receipt by the Administrative Agent of executed counterparts of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, each properly executed by a Responsible Officer of the signing Loan Party and, in the case of this Agreement, by each Lender.

(b)Opinions of Counsel. Receipt by the Administrative Agent of favorable opinions of legal counsel to the Loan Parties, addressed to the Administrative Agent and each Lender, dated as of the Closing Date, and in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.

(c)Financial Statements.  The Administrative Agent shall have received:

(i)the Audited Financial Statements;

(ii)the Interim Financial Statements; and

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(iii)financial projections for the Company and its Subsidiaries in form and substance satisfactory to the Lenders for each year commencing with the fiscal year ending October 31, 2014 through October 31, 2018.

(d)No Material Adverse Change.  There shall not have occurred a material adverse change since October 31, 2012 in the business, assets, income, properties, liabilities (actual or contingent), operations, condition (financial or otherwise) or prospects of the Company and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole.

(e)Litigation.  There shall not exist any action, suit, investigation or proceeding pending or threatened in any court or before an arbitrator or Governmental Authority that could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

(f)Organization Documents, Resolutions, Etc.  Receipt by the Administrative Agent of the following, each of which shall be originals or facsimiles (followed promptly by originals), in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and its legal counsel:

(i)copies of the Organization Documents of each Loan Party certified to be true and complete as of a recent date by the appropriate Governmental Authority of the state or other jurisdiction of its incorporation or organization, where applicable, and certified by a secretary or assistant secretary of such Loan Party to be true and correct as of the Closing Date;

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

(iii)such documents and certifications as the Administrative Agent may require to evidence that each Loan Party is duly organized or formed, and is validly existing, in good standing and qualified to engage in business in its state of organization or formation.

(g)Perfection and Priority of Liens.  Receipt by the Administrative Agent of the following:

(i)searches of Uniform Commercial Code filings in the jurisdiction of formation of each Loan Party or where a filing would need to be made in order to perfect the Administrative Agent’s security interest in the Collateral, copies of the financing statements on file in such jurisdictions and evidence that no Liens exist other than Permitted Liens;

(ii)UCC financing statements for each appropriate jurisdiction as is necessary, in the Administrative Agent’s sole discretion, to perfect the Administrative Agent’s security interest in the Collateral;

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(iii)all certificates evidencing any certificated Equity Interests pledged to the Administrative Agent pursuant to the Pledge Agreement, together with duly executed in blank and undated stock powers attached thereto;

(iv)searches of ownership of, and Liens on, intellectual property of each Loan Party in the appropriate governmental offices;

(v)duly executed notices of grant of security interest in the form required by the Security Agreement as are necessary, in the Administrative Agent’s sole discretion, to perfect the Administrative Agent’s security interest in the intellectual property of the Loan Parties; and

(vi)in the case of any personal property Collateral located at a premises leased by a Loan Party, such estoppel letters, consents and waivers from the landlords on such real property as may be required by the Administrative Agent.

(h)Real Property Collateral.  Receipt by the Administrative Agent of Real Property Security Documents with respect to the fee interest and/or leasehold interest of any Loan Party in each real property identified as a “Mortgaged Property” on Schedule 6.20(a) (except to the extent subject to a post-closing undertaking pursuant to Section 7.15).

(i)Evidence of Insurance.  Receipt by the Administrative Agent of copies of insurance policies or certificates of insurance of the Loan Parties evidencing liability and casualty insurance meeting the requirements set forth in the Loan Documents, including, but not limited to, naming the Administrative Agent as additional insured (in the case of liability insurance) or Lender’s loss payee (in the case of hazard insurance) on behalf of the Lenders.

(j)Closing Certificate.  Receipt by the Administrative Agent of a certificate signed by a Responsible Officer of the Company certifying that (i) the conditions specified in Sections 5.01(d) and (e) and Sections 5.02(a) and (b) have been satisfied and (ii) the Company and its Subsidiaries (after giving effect to the transactions contemplated hereby and the incurrence of Indebtedness related thereto) are Solvent on a consolidated basis.

(k)Termination of Existing Credit Agreement.  Receipt by the Administrative Agent of evidence that the Existing Credit Agreement concurrently with the Closing Date is being terminated and all Liens securing obligations under the Existing Credit Agreement concurrently with the Closing Date are being released.

(l)Fees.  Receipt by the Administrative Agent, the Joint Lead Arrangers and the Lenders of any fees required to be paid on or before the Closing Date.

(m)Attorney Costs.  Unless waived by the Administrative Agent, the Company shall have paid all fees, charges and disbursements of counsel to the Administrative Agent to the extent invoiced prior to or on the Closing Date, plus such

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additional amounts of such fees, charges and disbursements as shall constitute its reasonable estimate of such fees, charges and disbursements incurred or to be incurred by it through the closing proceedings (provided that such estimate shall not thereafter preclude a final settling of accounts between the Company and the Administrative Agent).

(n)Other.  Receipt by the Administrative Agent and the Lenders of such other documents, instruments, agreements and information as requested by the Administrative Agent or any Lender, including, but not limited to, information regarding litigation, tax, accounting, labor, insurance, pension liabilities (actual or contingent), real estate leases, material contracts, debt agreements, property ownership, environmental matters, contingent liabilities and management of the Company and its Subsidiaries; such information may include, if requested by the Administrative Agent, asset appraisal reports and written audits of accounts receivable, inventory, payables, controls and systems.

Without limiting the generality of the provisions of the last paragraph of Section 10.03, for purposes of determining compliance with the conditions specified in this Section 5.01, each Lender that has signed this Agreement shall be deemed to have consented to, approved or accepted or to be satisfied with, each document or other matter required thereunder to be consented to or approved by or acceptable or satisfactory to a Lender unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from such Lender prior to the proposed Closing Date specifying its objection thereto.

5.02Conditions to all Credit Extensions.

The obligation of each Lender and the L/C Issuer to honor any Request for Credit Extension is subject to the following conditions precedent:

(a)The representations and warranties of the Company and each other Loan Party contained in Article VI or any other Loan Document, or which are contained in any document furnished at any time under or in connection herewith or therewith, shall be true and correct in all material respects (or, if any such representation or warranty is qualified by materiality or Material Adverse Effect, it shall be true and correct in all respects) on and as of the date of such Credit Extension, except to the extent that such representations and warranties specifically refer to an earlier date, in which case they shall be true and correct as of such earlier date, and except that for purposes of this Section 5.02, the representations and warranties contained in subsections (a) and (b) of Section 6.05 shall be deemed to refer to the most recent statements furnished pursuant to clauses (a)(i) and (b), respectively, of Section 7.01.

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

(c)The Administrative Agent and, if applicable, the L/C Issuer, the Swing Line Lender, if no Auto Borrow Agreement is then in effect, and/or the Dutch Swing

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Line Lender shall have received a Request for Credit Extension in accordance with the requirements hereof.

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

(e)The Company and its Subsidiaries shall be in compliance with Section 8.19 after giving effect to such Credit Extension.

Each Request for Credit Extension submitted by a Borrower and each Borrowing of Swing Line Loans pursuant to an Auto Borrow Agreement shall be deemed to be a representation and warranty that the conditions specified in Sections 5.02(a) and (b) have been satisfied on and as of the date of the applicable Credit Extension.

ARTICLE VI

REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

The Loan Parties represent and warrant to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders that:

6.01Existence, Qualification and Power.

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

6.02Authorization; No Contravention.

The execution, delivery and performance by each Loan Party of each Loan Document to which such Person is party have been duly authorized by all necessary corporate or other organizational action, and do not (a) contravene the terms of any of such Person’s Organization Documents; (b) conflict with or result in any breach or contravention of, or the creation of any Lien under, or require any payment to be made under (i) any Contractual Obligation to which such Person is a party or affecting such Person or the properties of such Person or any of its Subsidiaries or (ii) any order, injunction, writ or decree of any Governmental Authority or any arbitral award to which such Person or its property is subject; or (c) violate any Law (including, without limitation, Regulation U or Regulation X issued by the FRB), except with respect to any conflict, breach or contravention or payment (but not creation of Liens) referred to in clause (b) to the extent that such conflict, breach, contravention or payment could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

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6.03Governmental Authorization; Other Consents.

No approval, consent, exemption, authorization, or other action by, or notice to, or filing with, any Governmental Authority or any other Person is necessary or required in connection with the execution, delivery or performance by, or enforcement against, any Loan Party of this Agreement or any other Loan Document other than (a) those that have already been obtained and are in full force and effect and (b) filings to perfect the Liens created by the Collateral Documents.

6.04Binding Effect.

Each Loan Document has been duly executed and delivered by each Loan Party that is party thereto.  Each Loan Document constitutes a legal, valid and binding obligation of each Loan Party that is party thereto, enforceable against each such Loan Party in accordance with its terms.

6.05Financial Statements; No Material Adverse Effect.

(a)The Company’s audited consolidated financial statements for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2016 delivered pursuant to Section 7.01(a) of the Agreement (i) were prepared in accordance with GAAP consistently applied throughout the period covered thereby, except as otherwise expressly noted therein; (ii) fairly present the financial condition of the Company and its Subsidiaries as of the date thereof and their results of operations for the period covered thereby in accordance with GAAP consistently applied throughout the period covered thereby, except as otherwise expressly noted therein; and (iii) show all material indebtedness and other liabilities, direct or contingent, of the Company and its Subsidiaries as of the date thereof, including liabilities for taxes, commitments and Indebtedness.

(b)The Company’s unaudited consolidated financial statements for the fiscal quarter ended July 31, 2017 delivered pursuant to Section 7.01(b) of the Agreement (i) were prepared in accordance with GAAP consistently applied throughout the period covered thereby, except as otherwise expressly noted therein; (ii) fairly present the financial condition of the Company and its Subsidiaries as of the date thereof and their results of operations for the period covered thereby, subject, in the case of clauses (i) and (ii), to the absence of footnotes and to normal year-end audit adjustments; and (iii) show all material indebtedness and other liabilities, direct or contingent, of the Company and its Subsidiaries as of the date thereof, including liabilities for taxes, material commitments and Indebtedness.

(c)From the date of the Audited Financial Statements to and including the Closing Date, there has been no Disposition by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary, or any Involuntary Disposition, of any material part of the business or property of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary, and no purchase or other acquisition by any of them of any business or property (including any Equity Interests of any other Person) material to any Loan Party or any Subsidiary, in each case, which is not reflected in the foregoing

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financial statements or in the notes thereto and has not otherwise been disclosed in writing to the Lenders on or prior to the Closing Date.

(d)The financial statements delivered pursuant to Section 7.01(a), (b) and (c) have been prepared in accordance with GAAP (except as may otherwise be permitted under Section 7.01(a), (b) and (c)) and present fairly (on the basis disclosed in the footnotes to such financial statements (as applicable)) the consolidated financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of the Company and its Subsidiaries as of the dates thereof and for the periods covered thereby.

(e)Since the date of the Audited Financial Statements, there has been no event or circumstance, either individually or in the aggregate, that has had or could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect; provided, that, solely for purposes of determining the accuracy of this representation and warranty for purposes of satisfying the condition set forth in Section 5.02(a) in connection with any Credit Extension made on or after the Tenth Amendment Effective Date but prior to August 31, 2020, the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the business, assets, properties, liabilities (actual or contingent), condition (financial or otherwise) or prospects of the Company and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole, will be disregarded (but only to the extent such impacts are generally consistent with those impacts that were either disclosed to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders prior to the Tenth Amendment Effective Date or disclosed in publicly available filings made with the SEC prior to the Tenth Amendment Effective Date).

6.06Litigation.

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

6.07No Default.

(a)Neither any Loan Party nor any Subsidiary is in default under or with respect to any Contractual Obligation that could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

(b)No Default has occurred and is continuing.

6.08Ownership of Property; Liens.

Each Loan Party and its Subsidiaries has good record and marketable title in fee simple to, or valid leasehold interests in, all real property necessary or used in the ordinary conduct of its business, except for such defects in title as could not, individually or in the aggregate,

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reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.  The property of each Loan Party and its Subsidiaries is subject to no Liens, other than Permitted Liens.

6.09Environmental Compliance.

Except as could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect:

(a)Each of the Facilities and all operations at the Facilities are in compliance with all applicable Environmental Laws, and there is no violation of any Environmental Law with respect to the Facilities or the Businesses, and there are no conditions relating to the Facilities or the Businesses that could give rise to liability under any applicable Environmental Laws.

(b)None of the Facilities contains, or has previously contained, any Hazardous Materials at, on or under the Facilities in amounts or concentrations that constitute or constituted a violation of, or could give rise to liability under, Environmental Laws.

(c)Neither any Loan Party nor any Subsidiary has received any written notice of, or inquiry from any Governmental Authority regarding, any violation, alleged violation, non-compliance, liability or potential liability regarding environmental matters or compliance with Environmental Laws with regard to any of the Facilities or the Businesses, nor does any Responsible Officer of any Loan Party have knowledge or reason to believe that any such notice will be received or is being threatened.

(d)Hazardous Materials have not been transported or disposed of from the Facilities, or generated, treated, stored or disposed of at, on or under any of the Facilities or any other location, in each case by or on behalf of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary in violation of, or in a manner that would be reasonably likely to give rise to liability under, any applicable Environmental Law.

(e)No judicial proceeding or governmental or administrative action is pending or, to the knowledge of the Loan Parties, threatened, under any Environmental Law to which any Loan Party or any Subsidiary is or will be named as a party, nor are there any consent decrees or other decrees, consent orders, administrative orders or other orders, or other administrative or judicial requirements outstanding under any Environmental Law with respect to any Loan Party, any Subsidiary, the Facilities or the Businesses.

(f)There has been no release or threat of release of Hazardous Materials at or from the Facilities, or arising from or related to the operations (including, without limitation, disposal) of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary in connection with the Facilities or otherwise in connection with the Businesses, in violation of or in amounts or in a manner that could give rise to liability under Environmental Laws.

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(a)The properties of the Loan Parties and their Subsidiaries are insured with financially sound and reputable insurance companies not Affiliates of such Persons, in such amounts, with such deductibles and covering such risks as are customarily carried by companies engaged in similar businesses and owning similar properties in localities where the applicable Loan Party or the applicable Subsidiary operates.  The insurance coverage of the Loan Parties and their Subsidiaries as in effect on the Tenth Amendment Effective Date is outlined as to carrier, policy number, expiration date, type, amount and deductibles on Schedule 6.10.

(b)The Company and its Subsidiaries maintain, if available, fully paid flood hazard insurance on all real property that is located in a special flood hazard area and that constitutes Collateral, on such terms and in such amounts as required by The National Flood Insurance Reform Act of 1994 or as otherwise required by the Administrative Agent.

6.11Taxes.

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

6.12ERISA Compliance.

(a)Each Plan is in compliance in all material respects with the applicable provisions of ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code and other federal or state Laws.  Each Pension Plan that is intended to be a qualified plan under Section 401(a) of the Internal Revenue Code has received a favorable determination letter from the Internal Revenue Service to the effect that the form of such Plan is qualified under Section 401(a) of the Internal Revenue Code and the trust related thereto has been determined by the Internal Revenue Service to be exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(a) of the Internal Revenue Code or an application for such a letter is currently being processed by the Internal Revenue Service.  To the best knowledge of the Loan Parties, nothing has occurred that would prevent, or cause the loss of, such tax-qualified status.

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

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

(d)The Company represents and warrants as of the Closing Date that the Company is not and will not be using “plan assets” (within the meaning of 29 CFR § 2510.3-101, as modified by Section 3(42) of ERISA) of one or more Benefit Plans in connection with the Loans, the Letters of Credit or the Commitments.

6.13Subsidiaries.

Set forth on Schedule 6.13 is a complete and accurate list as of the Tenth Amendment Effective Date of each Subsidiary of any Loan Party, together with (a) jurisdiction of formation, (b) number of shares of each class of Equity Interests outstanding, (c) number and percentage of outstanding shares of each class owned (directly or indirectly) by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary and (d) number and effect, if exercised, of all outstanding options, warrants, rights of conversion or purchase and all other similar rights with respect thereto.  The outstanding Equity Interests of each Subsidiary of any Loan Party are validly issued, fully paid and non-assessable.

6.14Margin Regulations; Investment Company Act.

(a)No Borrower is engaged or will engage, principally or as one of its important activities, in the business of purchasing or carrying margin stock (within the meaning of Regulation U issued by the FRB), or extending credit for the purpose of purchasing or carrying margin stock.  Following the application of the proceeds of each Borrowing or drawing under each Letter of Credit, not more than twenty-five percent (25%) of the value of the assets (either of the applicable Borrower only or of the Company and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis) subject to the provisions of Section 8.01 or Section 8.05 or subject to any restriction contained in any agreement or instrument between any Borrower and any Lender or any Affiliate of any Lender relating to Indebtedness and within the scope of Section 9.01(e) will be margin stock.

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

6.15Disclosure.

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

6.16Compliance with Laws.

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

6.17Intellectual Property; Licenses, Etc.

Each Loan Party and its Subsidiaries own, or possess the legal right to use, all of the trademarks, service marks, trade names, copyrights, patents, patent rights, franchises, licenses and other intellectual property rights (collectively, “IP Rights”) that are reasonably necessary for the operation of their respective businesses.  Set forth on Schedule 6.17 is a list of all IP Rights registered or pending registration with the United States Copyright Office or the United States Patent and Trademark Office and owned by each Loan Party (other than the Dutch Borrower) as of the Tenth Amendment Effective Date.  Except for such claims and infringements that could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect, no claim has been asserted and is pending by any Person challenging or questioning the use of any IP Rights or the validity or effectiveness of any IP Rights, nor does any Loan Party know of any such claim, and, to the knowledge of the Loan Parties, the use of any IP Rights by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries or the granting of a right or a license in respect of any IP Rights from any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries does not infringe on the rights of any Person.  As of the Tenth Amendment Effective Date, none of the IP Rights owned by any of the Loan Parties or any of its Subsidiaries is subject to any licensing agreement or similar arrangement except as set forth on Schedule 6.17.

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6.18Solvency.

The Loan Parties are Solvent on a consolidated basis; provided, that, solely for purposes of satisfying the condition set forth in Section 5.02(a) in connection with any Credit Extension made on or after the Tenth Amendment Effective Date but prior to August 31, 2020, this representation and warranty need not be made.

6.19Perfection of Security Interests in the Collateral.

The Collateral Documents create valid security interests in, and Liens on, the Collateral purported to be covered thereby, which security interests and Liens are currently perfected security interests and Liens, prior to all other Liens other than Permitted Liens.

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