Boyds Collection Ltd Sample Contracts

Boyds Collection Ltd – Press Release DRAFT—Not for Release (October 11th, 2005)

GETTYSBURG, PA. – October 10, 2005-The Boyds Collection Ltd. (NYSE:FOB), a leading designer and manufacturer of unique, whimsical and “Folksy With Attitude(SM)” gifts and collectibles, today announced that its shares have been suspended from trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

Boyds Collection Ltd – THE BOYDS COLLECTION ANNOUNCES EXECUTION OF WAIVER UNDER CREDIT AGREEMENT (October 4th, 2005)

Gettysburg, PA—(BUSINESS WIRE)—October 4, 2005—The Boyds Collection Ltd. (NYSE:FOB), a leading designer and manufacturer of unique, whimsical and “Folksy With AttitudeSM” gifts and collectibles, announced that on October 3, 2005, The Boyds Collection, Ltd. (the “Company”) entered into a waiver agreement (the “Waiver”) in connection with the Credit Agreement dated as of February 23, 2005 (as it may have been heretofore amended, the “Credit Agreement”) by and between D.E. Shaw Laminar Portfolios, L.L.C. and Bank of America, N.A. (each a “Lender” and collectively, the “Lenders”) and Bank of America, N.A., as initial L/C Issuer and administrative agent.   D.E. Shaw Laminar Portfolios, L.L.C. became a Lender under the Credit Agreement pursuant to assignment agreements.  The Lenders believe, and the Company confirms, that events of default have occurred under the Credit Agreement and are continuing, or will occur at some time in the future as a result of the Company’s inability to comply wit

Boyds Collection Ltd – U.S.$65,000,000 CREDIT AGREEMENT DATED AS OF FEBRUARY 23, 2005 AMONG THE BOYDS COLLECTION, LTD., as Borrower, THE LENDERS LISTED HEREIN, as Lenders, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., as L/C Issuer AND BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., as Administrative Agent. BANC OF AMERICA SECURITIES LLC AND CREDIT SUISSE FIRST BOSTON AS JOINT LEAD ARRANGERS AND JOINT BOOKRUNNERS (February 25th, 2005)

This CREDIT AGREEMENT (as amended, restated, supplemented and otherwise modified from time to time, this “Agreement”) is dated as of February 23, 2005, and is entered into by and among THE BOYDS COLLECTION, LTD., a Maryland corporation (“Borrower”), THE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS LISTED ON THE SIGNATURE PAGES HEREOF AS LENDERS (each individually referred to herein as a “Lender” and collectively as “Lenders”), and BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. (“Bank of America”), as the initial L/C Issuer (as defined below) and as administrative agent for Lenders and L/C Issuer (together with its successors and permitted assigns in such capacity, “Administrative Agent”). This Agreement has been acknowledged and agreed to by FLEET NATIONAL BANK, in its capacity as the L/C Issuer with respect to the Existing Letters of Credit (defined below) and the parties hereto agree that Fleet National Bank shall benefit from the provisions hereof as the L/C Issuer with respect to the Existing Letters of Credit.

Boyds Collection Ltd – EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (Jan L. Murley) (March 29th, 2004)

This EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (the "Agreement") is dated October    , 2003, by and between The Boyds Collection, Ltd., a Maryland corporation (the "Company) and Jan L. Murley (the "Executive").

Boyds Collection Ltd – REGISTRATION RIGHTS AGREEMENT (May 28th, 1999)
Boyds Collection Ltd – UNDERWRITING AGREEMENT (February 23rd, 1999)
Boyds Collection Ltd – AGREEMENT (February 23rd, 1999)
Boyds Collection Ltd – CREDIT AGREEMENT (February 23rd, 1999)
Boyds Collection Ltd – POWER OF ATTORNEY (February 8th, 1999)
Boyds Collection Ltd – ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION (February 8th, 1999)
Boyds Collection Ltd – CREDIT AGREEMENT (February 8th, 1999)
Boyds Collection Ltd – POWER OF ATTORNEY (December 23rd, 1998)