Exclusivity. The Parent shall not (i) solicit, initiate, or encourage the submission of any proposal or offer from any person relating to the acquisition of any capital stock or other voting securities of the Parent, or any assets of the Parent (including any acquisition structured as a merger, consolidation, share exchange or other business combination), (ii) participate in any discussions or negotiations regarding, furnish any information with respect to, assist or participate in, or facilitate in any other manner any effort or attempt by any person to do or seek any of the foregoing, or (iii) take any other action that is inconsistent with the Transactions and that has the effect of avoiding the Closing contemplated hereby. The Parent shall notify the Company immediately if any person makes any proposal, offer, inquiry, or contact with respect to any of the foregoing.
Exclusivity. Until such time, if any, as this Agreement is terminated pursuant to this Agreement, Priveco and Pubco will not, directly or indirectly, solicit, initiate, entertain or accept any inquiries or proposals from, discuss or negotiate with, provide any non-public information to, or consider the merits of any unsolicited inquiries or proposals from, any person or entity relating to any transaction involving the sale of the business or assets (other than in the ordinary course of business), or any of the capital stock of Priveco or Pubco, as applicable, or any merger, consolidation, business combination, or similar transaction other than as contemplated by this Agreement.
Exclusivity. During the Employment Term, the Executive shall devote his full working time to the business of the Company, shall faithfully serve the Company, shall in all respects conform to and comply with the lawful and reasonable directions and instructions given to him in accordance with the terms of this Agreement, shall use his best efforts to promote and serve the interests of the Company, and shall not engage in any other business activity, whether or not such activity shall be engaged in for pecuniary profit, except that the Executive may (i) participate in the activities of professional trade organizations related to the business of the Company, (ii) engage in personal investing activities and/or charitable activities consistent with the Company’s policy regarding investments (which may change from time to time) or (iii) with the consent of the Board, serve as a member of the board of directors or advisory boards (or their equivalents in the case of a non-corporate entity) of non-competing businesses and charitable organizations, provided that activities set forth in these clauses (i), (ii), or (iii) either singly or in the aggregate, do not interfere in any material respect with the services to be provided by the Executive hereunder.
Exclusivity. The Company agrees not to appoint any other depositary for the issuance or administration of depositary receipts evidencing any class of stock of the Company so long as Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas is acting as Depositary hereunder.
Exclusivity. Seller shall not, and shall not authorize or permit any of its Affiliates or any of its or their Representatives to, directly or indirectly, (a) encourage, solicit, initiate, facilitate or continue inquiries regarding an Acquisition Proposal (as defined below), (b) enter into discussions or negotiations with, or provide any information to, any Person concerning a possible Acquisition Proposal, or (c) enter into any agreements or other instruments (whether or not binding) regarding an Acquisition Proposal. Seller shall immediately cease and cause to be terminated and shall cause its Affiliates and all of its and their Representative(s) to immediately cease and cause to be terminated, all existing discussions or negotiations with any Person other than Buyer or its Affiliates conducted heretofore with respect to, or that could lead to, an Acquisition Proposal. For purposes hereof, “Acquisition Proposal” means any inquiry, proposal or offer from any Person (other than Buyer or any of its Affiliates) relating to the direct or indirect transfer or disposition, whether by sale, merger or otherwise, of all or any portion of the Seller, Seller’s membership interests, control of the Seller, the Business, the Purchased Assets or the Assigned Contracts.
Exclusivity. Each of the Parent and the Company shall not (and shall not cause or permit any of their affiliates to) engage in any discussions or negotiations with any person or take any action that would be inconsistent with the Transactions and that has the effect of avoiding the Closing contemplated hereby. Each of the Parent and the Company shall notify each other immediately if any person makes any proposal, offer, inquiry, or contact with respect to any of the foregoing.
Exclusivity. Until such time, if any, as this Agreement is terminated pursuant to Article XI, each of Parent, Seller and the Company agrees that it shall not, and shall cause the Subsidiaries and the Affiliates, directors, officers, employees, direct and indirect equity holders and representatives of Parent, Seller, the Company and the Subsidiaries not to directly or indirectly solicit, initiate or knowingly encourage any inquiries or proposals from, discuss or negotiate with, provide any information to, or consider the merits of any inquiries or proposals from, any Person (other than Buyer) relating to any Acquisition Proposal other than a Permitted Acquisition Proposal. Parent, the Company and Seller shall, and shall cause their Affiliates, direct and indirect equity holders, and representatives to, immediately cease any such discussions or negotiations related to any Acquisition Proposal currently in progress with any Person other than Buyer and shall cease providing any such Person information regarding Parent, Seller, the Company, or any Subsidiary. As soon as reasonably practicable (and in any event within one Business Day) after receipt by Parent, Seller, the Company or any of the Subsidiaries (including through a notification by its representatives) of any Acquisition Proposal or any request for information or inquiry which it reasonably believes could lead to an Acquisition Proposal, Seller shall provide Buyer with written notice of the material terms and conditions of such Acquisition Proposal, request or inquiry, the identity of the Person making any such Acquisition Proposal, request or inquiry and a copy of such proposal, request or inquiry, if in writing (or, where such proposal, request or inquiry was not in writing, a description of the terms of such proposal, request or inquiry), and any written material submitted in connection with such proposal, request or inquiry. Notwithstanding the foregoing, until the earlier of (i) the Closing and (ii) the termination of this Agreement pursuant to Article XI, neither Parent, Seller nor the Company shall enter into, or cause the Subsidiaries to enter into, any definitive agreement with respect to a Permitted Acquisition Proposal without Buyer’s prior written consent, which shall not be unreasonably withheld to the extent that such transactions would not materially interfere with the consummation of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement or any Seller Ancillary Agreement. Without limiting any of the ...
Exclusivity. During the period from the date of this Agreement until the earlier of the Closing Date or the termination of this Agreement in accordance with its terms, Sysco and Parent Seller shall not take, or permit any of its Affiliates or Representatives to take, any action to solicit, encourage, initiate or engage in discussions or negotiations with, or provide any information to or enter into any agreement with any Person (other than Purchaser and its Affiliates) concerning any sale, transfer or other disposition of the Business, including any sale, transfer or other disposition of material assets used in the Business, the sale, transfer or other disposition of equity in, or merger or consolidation of, any Person that owns material assets used in the Business or similar transaction involving the Business (each such acquisition transaction, an “Alternative Transaction”). Sysco and Parent Seller shall immediately cease and cause to be terminated any existing activities, discussions, communications, access or negotiations with any Person (other than Purchaser) conducted heretofore with respect to any possible Alternative Transaction.
Exclusivity. During the Term, the Executive shall devote substantially all of Executive’s working time and attention to the business and affairs of the Company and its Affiliates, shall faithfully serve the Company and its Affiliates, and shall in all material respects conform to and comply with the lawful and reasonable directions and instructions given to Executive by the Board, or its designee, consistent with Section 1.2 hereof. During the Term, the Executive shall use Executive’s best efforts during Executive’s working time to promote and serve the interests of the Company and its Affiliates and shall not engage in any other business activity, whether or not such activity shall be engaged in for pecuniary profit. The provisions of this Section 1.3 shall not be construed to prevent the Executive from investing Executive’s personal, private assets as a passive investor in such form or manner as will not require any active services on the part of the Executive in the management or operation of the affairs of the companies, partnerships, or other business entities in which any such passive investments are made.
Exclusivity. Without prejudice to the Company’s rights under Section 5.4, the Company agrees not to appoint any other depositary for issuance of depositary shares, depositary receipts or any similar securities or instruments so long as The Bank of New York Mellon is acting as Depositary under this Deposit Agreement.