CREDIT AGREEMENT dated as of June 15, 2017,

Exhibit 10.1

Published CUSIP Numbers: 48256LAG8 (Revolver)
48256LAH6 (Term Loan)

 

 

 

 

 

$600,000,000

CREDIT AGREEMENT

dated as of June 15, 2017,

by and among

KMG CHEMICALS, INC.,

as the Borrower,

the Lenders referred to herein,
as Lenders,

KEYBANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,
as Agent,
Swingline Lender and Issuing Lender

KEYBANC CAPITAL MARKETS INC.
HSBC SECURITIES (USA) INC., and
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.
as Joint Lead Arrangers and Joint Bookrunners

and

ING CAPITAL LLC,
as Documentation Agent

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Table of Contents

 

 

 

Page

Article I DEFINITIONS

 

1

Section 1.1

Definitions

 

1

Section 1.2

Other Definitions and Provisions

 

40

Section 1.3

Accounting Terms

 

41

Section 1.4

UCC Terms

 

41

Section 1.5

Rounding

 

41

Section 1.6

References to Alternative Currencies

 

42

Section 1.7

Additional Alternative Currencies

 

43

Section 1.8

References to Agreement and Laws

 

43

Section 1.9

Times of Day

 

43

Section 1.10

Letter of Credit Amounts

 

43

Section 1.11

Guarantees

 

43

Section 1.12

Covenant Compliance Generally

 

43

Article II REVOLVING CREDIT FACILITY

 

44

Section 2.1

Revolving Credit Loans

 

44

Section 2.2

Swingline Loans

 

44

Section 2.3

Procedure for Advances of Revolving Credit Loans and Swingline Loans

 

46

Section 2.4

Repayment and Prepayment of Revolving Credit and Swingline Loans

 

47

Section 2.5

Permanent Reduction of the Revolving Credit Commitment

 

49

Section 2.6

Termination of Revolving Credit Facility

 

49

Article III LETTER OF CREDIT FACILITY

 

50

Section 3.1

L/C Facility

 

50

Section 3.2

Procedure for Issuance of Letters of Credit

 

51

Section 3.3

Commissions and Other Charges

 

52

Section 3.4

L/C Participations

 

52

Section 3.5

Reimbursement Obligation

 

53

Section 3.6

Obligations Absolute

 

54

Section 3.7

Effect of Letter of Credit Application

 

54

Section 3.8

Removal and Resignation of the Issuing Lenders

 

54

Section 3.9

Reporting of Letter of Credit Information and L/C Commitment

 

55

Section 3.10

Letters of Credit Issued for Subsidiaries

 

55

Section 3.11

Issuing Lenders

 

55

Article IV TERM LOAN FACILITY

 

56

Section 4.1

Initial Term Loan

 

56

Section 4.2

Procedure for Advance of Term Loan

 

56

Section 4.3

Repayment of Term Loans

 

57

Section 4.4

Prepayments of Term Loans

 

57

Article V GENERAL LOAN PROVISIONS

 

60

Section 5.1

Interest

 

60

Section 5.2

Notice and Manner of Conversion or Continuation of Loans

 

62

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Section 5.3

Fees

 

63

Section 5.4

Manner of Payment

 

63

Section 5.5

Evidence of Indebtedness

 

64

Section 5.6

Sharing of Payments by the Lenders

 

65

Section 5.7

Agent’s Clawback

 

65

Section 5.8

Changed Circumstances

 

66

Section 5.9

Indemnity

 

68

Section 5.10

Increased Costs

 

68

Section 5.11

Taxes

 

70

Section 5.12

Mitigation Obligations; Replacement of Lenders

 

73

Section 5.13

Incremental Loans

 

74

Section 5.14

Cash Collateral

 

77

Section 5.15

Defaulting Lenders

 

78

Section 5.16

Regulatory Limitation; Further Assurances

 

80

Section 5.17

Amend and Extend Transactions

 

81

Article VI CONDITIONS OF CLOSING AND BORROWING

 

83

Section 6.1

Conditions to Closing and Initial Extensions of Credit

 

83

Section 6.2

Conditions to All Extensions of Credit

 

86

Article VII REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF THE CREDIT PARTIES

 

87

Section 7.1

Organization; Power; Qualification

 

87

Section 7.2

Ownership

 

88

Section 7.3

Authorization; Enforceability

 

88

Section 7.4

Compliance of Agreement, Loan Documents and Borrowing with Laws, Etc

 

88

Section 7.5

Compliance with Law; Governmental Approvals

 

89

Section 7.6

Tax Returns and Payments

 

89

Section 7.7

Intellectual Property Matters

 

89

Section 7.8

Environmental Matters

 

89

Section 7.9

Employee Benefit Matters

 

90

Section 7.10

Margin Stock

 

91

Section 7.11

Government Regulation

 

91

Section 7.12

Material Contracts

 

92

Section 7.13

Employee Relations

 

92

Section 7.14

Burdensome Provisions

 

92

Section 7.15

Financial Statements

 

92

Section 7.16

No Material Adverse Change

 

92

Section 7.17

Solvency

 

92

Section 7.18

Title to Properties

 

92

Section 7.19

Litigation

 

92

Section 7.20

Anti-Terrorism; Anti-Money Laundering

 

93

Section 7.21

Anti-Corruption Laws and Sanctions

 

93

Section 7.22

Absence of Defaults

 

93

Section 7.23

Disclosure

 

93

Section 7.24

Flood Hazard Insurance

 

94

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Article VIII AFFIRMATIVE COVENANTS

 

94

Section 8.1

Financial Statements and Budgets

 

94

Section 8.2

Certificates; Other Reports

 

95

Section 8.3

Notice of Litigation and Other Matters

 

98

Section 8.4

Preservation of Corporate Existence and Related Matters

 

98

Section 8.5

Maintenance of Property and Licenses

 

98

Section 8.6

Insurance

 

98

Section 8.7

Accounting Methods and Financial Records

 

98

Section 8.8

Payment of Taxes and Other Obligations

 

98

Section 8.9

Compliance with Laws and Approvals

 

99

Section 8.10

Environmental Laws

 

99

Section 8.11

Compliance with ERISA

 

99

Section 8.12

Compliance with Material Contracts

 

99

Section 8.13

Visits and Inspections

 

99

Section 8.14

Additional Subsidiaries and Real Property

 

100

Section 8.15

Use of Proceeds

 

101

Section 8.16

Further Assurances

 

102

Section 8.17

Post-Closing Matters

 

102

Section 8.18

Maintenance of Ratings

 

102

Article IX NEGATIVE COVENANTS

 

102

Section 9.1

Indebtedness

 

102

Section 9.2

Liens

 

103

Section 9.3

Investments

 

105

Section 9.4

Fundamental Changes

 

107

Section 9.5

Asset Dispositions

 

108

Section 9.6

Restricted Payments

 

108

Section 9.7

Transactions with Affiliates

 

109

Section 9.8

Accounting Changes; Organizational Documents

 

110

Section 9.9

No Further Negative Pledges; Restrictive Agreements

 

110

Section 9.10

Nature of Business

 

111

Section 9.11

Financial Covenant

 

111

Article X DEFAULT AND REMEDIES

 

111

Section 10.1

Events of Default

 

111

Section 10.2

Remedies

 

114

Section 10.3

Rights and Remedies Cumulative; Non-Waiver; etc

 

114

Section 10.4

Crediting of Payments and Proceeds

 

115

Section 10.5

Agent May File Proofs of Claim

 

116

Section 10.6

Credit Bidding

 

116

Article XI THE ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT

 

117

Section 11.1

Appointment and Authority

 

117

Section 11.2

Rights as a Lender

 

117

Section 11.3

Exculpatory Provisions

 

118

Section 11.4

Reliance by the Agent

 

119

Section 11.5

Delegation of Duties

 

119

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Section 11.6

Resignation of the Agent

 

119

Section 11.7

Non-Reliance on the Agent and Other Lenders

 

120

Section 11.8

No Other Duties, Etc

 

120

Section 11.9

Collateral and Guaranty Matters

 

121

Section 11.10

Secured Hedge Agreements and Secured Cash Management Agreements

 

121

Article XII MISCELLANEOUS

 

122

Section 12.1

Notices

 

122

Section 12.2

Amendments, Waivers and Consents

 

124

Section 12.3

Expenses; Indemnity

 

126

Section 12.4

Right of Setoff

 

128

Section 12.5

Governing Law; Jurisdiction, Etc

 

129

Section 12.6

Waiver of Jury Trial

 

130

Section 12.7

[Reserved]

 

130

Section 12.8

Reversal of Payments

 

130

Section 12.9

Injunctive Relief

 

130

Section 12.10

Successors and Assigns; Participations

 

130

Section 12.11

Treatment of Certain Information; Confidentiality

 

135

Section 12.12

Performance of Duties

 

136

Section 12.13

All Powers Coupled with Interest

 

136

Section 12.14

Survival

 

136

Section 12.15

Titles and Captions

 

136

Section 12.16

Severability of Provisions

 

136

Section 12.17

Counterparts; Integration; Effectiveness; Electronic Execution

 

136

Section 12.18

Term of Agreement

 

137

Section 12.19

USA PATRIOT Act

 

137

Section 12.20

Independent Effect of Covenants

 

137

Section 12.21

No Advisory or Fiduciary Responsibility

 

137

Section 12.22

Keepwell

 

138

Section 12.23

Inconsistencies with Other Documents

 

138

Section 12.24

Judgment Currency

 

138

Section 12.25

Real Property Located in the State of California

 

139

Section 12.26

Acknowledgement and Consent to Bail-In of EEA Financial Institutions

 

139

Section 12.27

Entire Agreement

 

139

 

 

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EXHIBITS

 

 

Exhibit A-1

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Form of Revolving Credit Note

Exhibit A-2

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Form of Swingline Note

Exhibit A-3

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Form of Term Loan Note

Exhibit B

-

Form of Notice of Borrowing

Exhibit C

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Form of Notice of Account Designation

Exhibit D

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Form of Notice of Prepayment

Exhibit E

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Form of Notice of Conversion/Continuation

Exhibit F

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Form of Officer’s Compliance Certificate

Exhibit G

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Form of Assignment and Assumption

Exhibit H-1

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Form of U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate (Non-Partnership Foreign Lenders)

Exhibit H-2

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Form of U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate (Non-Partnership Foreign Participants)

Exhibit H-3

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Form of U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate (Foreign Participant Partnerships)

Exhibit H-4

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Form of U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate (Foreign Lender Partnerships)

Exhibit I

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Form of Solvency Certificate

 

SCHEDULES

Schedule 1.1(a)

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Existing Letters of Credit

Schedule 1.1(b)

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Commitments and Commitment Percentages

Schedule 7.1

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Jurisdictions of Organization and Qualification

Schedule 7.2

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Subsidiaries and Capitalization

Schedule 7.6

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Tax Matters

Schedule 8.17

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Post-Closing Matters

Schedule 9.1

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Existing Indebtedness

Schedule 9.2

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Existing Liens

Schedule 9.3

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Existing Loans, Advances and Investments

Schedule 9.7

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Transactions with Affiliates

 

 

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CREDIT AGREEMENT, dated as of June 15, 2017, by and among KMG Chemicals, Inc., a Texas corporation (“KMG”), as the borrower (the “Borrower”), the lenders who are party to this Agreement and the lenders who may become a party to this Agreement pursuant to the terms hereof, as the Lenders, and KEYBANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, a national banking association (“KeyBank”), as administrative agent for the Lenders (“Agent”).

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

WHEREAS, the Borrower has requested, and subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement, the Agent and the Lenders have agreed to extend, certain credit facilities to the Borrower.

NOW, THEREFORE, for good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged by the parties hereto, such parties hereby agree as follows:

Article I

DEFINITIONS

Section 1.1Definitions.  The following terms when used in this Agreement shall have the meanings assigned to them below:

Acquisition” means any acquisition (whether in a single transaction or series of related transactions) of (i) any going business, or all or substantially all of the assets of any Person, whether through purchase, merger or otherwise; or (ii) at least a majority of the Equity Interests or voting power of any Person.

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

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

Agent” means KeyBank, in its capacity as administrative agent and Collateral Agent hereunder, and any successor thereto appointed pursuant to Section 11.6.

Agent’s Lien” means the Liens securing the Credit Agreement Obligations granted to the Agent for the benefit of the Lender Parties by any Borrower Party pursuant to this Agreement and the other Security Documents.

Agent’s Office” means the office of the Agent specified in or determined in accordance with the provisions of Section 12.1(c).

Agreement” means this Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement.

Agreement Currency” has the meaning set forth in Section 12.24.

All-In Yield” shall mean, as to any Indebtedness, the yield thereof, whether in the form of interest rate, margin, OID, upfront fees or LIBOR Rate or Base Rate “floor”; provided that OID and upfront fees shall be equated to interest rate assuming a four-year life to maturity (or, if less, the stated life to maturity at the time of incurrence of the applicable Indebtedness); provided, further, that “All-In

 

 


 

Yield” shall not include arrangement fees, structuring fees, underwriting fees or other fees, in each case, not paid to all providers of such Indebtedness.

Alternative Currency” means each of (i) Euro, (ii) Sterling, and (iii) each other currency (other than Dollars) that is approved in accordance with Section 1.7.

Alternative Currency Outstandings” means the sum of (i) with respect to Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loans on any date, the aggregate outstanding principal Dollar Amount thereof after giving effect to any borrowings and prepayments or repayments of Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loans occurring on such date plus (ii) with respect to any L/C Obligations denominated in an Alternative Currency on any date, the aggregate outstanding Dollar Amount thereof on such date after giving effect to any Extensions of Credit occurring on such date and any other changes in the aggregate Dollar Amount of such L/C Obligations as of such date, including as a result of any reimbursements of outstanding unpaid drawings under any Letters of Credit or any reductions in the maximum amount available for drawing under Letters of Credit taking effect on such date.

Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loan” means any Revolving Credit Loan denominated in an Alternative Currency.

Alternative Currency Sublimit” means an amount equal to the lesser of the Commitments and $25,000,000.  The Alternative Currency Sublimit is part of, and not in addition to, the aggregate Commitments.

Anti-Corruption Laws” means all laws, rules, and regulations of any jurisdiction applicable to the Borrower or its Subsidiaries from time to time concerning or relating to bribery or corruption, including, without limitation, the United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977, as amended, and the rules and regulations thereunder.

Anti-Terrorism Lawshas the meaning set forth in Section 7.20.

Applicable ECF Percentage” shall mean, for any fiscal year of the Borrower, (a) 50.0% if the Consolidated Leverage Ratio as of the last day of such fiscal year is greater than 4.00 to 1.00, (b) 25.0% if the Consolidated Leverage Ratio as of the last day of such fiscal year is less than or equal to 4.00 to 1.00 and greater than 3.00 to 1.00, and (c) 0.0% if the Consolidated Leverage Ratio as of the last day of such fiscal year is less than or equal to 3.00 to 1.00.

Applicable Law” means all applicable provisions of constitutions, laws, statutes, ordinances, rules, treaties, regulations, permits, licenses, approvals, interpretations and orders of courts or Governmental Authorities and all orders and decrees of all courts and arbitrators.

Applicable Margin” means, (a) with respect to the Term Loan Facility, the corresponding percentages per annum for LIBOR Rate Loans and Base Rate Loans as set forth below based on the Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio:

Level

Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio

LIBOR +

Base Rate +

1

Greater than 4.25 to 1.00

4.25%

3.25%

2

Less than or equal to 4.25 to 1.00

4.00%

3.00%

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and (b) with respect to the Revolving Credit Facility, the corresponding percentages per annum for LIBOR Rate Loans and Base Rate Loans as set forth below based on the Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio:

Level

Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio

Commitment Fee

LIBOR +

Base Rate +

1

Greater than 4.25 to 1.00

0.50%

3.50%

2.50%

2

Greater than 3.75 to 1.00 but less than or equal to 4.25 to 1.00

0.50%

3.25%

2.25%

3

Less than or equal to 3.75 to 1.00

0.50%

3.00%

2.00%

The Applicable Margin shall be determined and adjusted quarterly on the date five (5) Business Days after the day on which the Borrower provides an Officer’s Compliance Certificate pursuant to Section 8.2(a) for its most recently ended fiscal quarter (each such date, a “Calculation Date”); provided that (a) as of the Closing Date, the Applicable Margin shall be based on Pricing Level 1 until the first Calculation Date occurring after the Closing Date with respect to the first full fiscal quarter ending thereafter and, thereafter the Pricing Level shall be determined by reference to the Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio as of the last day of the most recently ended fiscal quarter of the Borrower preceding the applicable Calculation Date, and (b) if the Borrower fails to provide an Officer’s Compliance Certificate when due as required by Section 8.2(a) for the most recently ended fiscal quarter of the Borrower preceding the applicable Calculation Date, the Applicable Margin from the date on which such Officer’s Compliance Certificate was required to have been delivered shall be based on Pricing Level 1 until such time as such Officer’s Compliance Certificate is delivered, at which time the Pricing Level shall be determined by reference to the Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio as of the last day of the most recently ended fiscal quarter of the Borrower preceding such Calculation Date.  The applicable Pricing Level shall be effective from one Calculation Date until the next Calculation Date.  Any adjustment in the Pricing Level shall be applicable to all Extensions of Credit then existing or subsequently made or issued.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event that any financial statement or Officer’s Compliance Certificate delivered pursuant to Section 8.1 or Section 8.2(a) is shown to be inaccurate (regardless of whether (i) this Agreement is in effect, (ii) any Commitments are in effect, or (iii) any Extension of Credit is outstanding when such inaccuracy is discovered or such financial statement or Officer’s Compliance Certificate was delivered), and such inaccuracy, if corrected, would have led to the application of a higher Applicable Margin for any period (an “Applicable Period”) than the Applicable Margin applied for such Applicable Period, then (A) the Borrower shall immediately deliver to the Agent a corrected Officer’s Compliance Certificate for such Applicable Period, (B) the Applicable Margin for such Applicable Period shall be determined as if the Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio in the corrected Officer’s Compliance Certificate were applicable for such Applicable Period, and (C) the Borrower shall (subject to Section 4.1 and Section 4.2) immediately and retroactively be obligated to pay to the Agent the accrued additional interest and fees owing as a result of such increased Applicable Margin for such Applicable Period, which payment shall be promptly applied by the Agent in accordance with Section 5.4.  Nothing in this paragraph shall limit the rights of the Agent and the Lenders with respect to Section 5.1(b) and Section 10.2 nor any of their other rights under this Agreement or any other Loan Document.  The Borrower’s obligations under this paragraph shall survive the termination of the Commitments and the repayment of all other Credit Agreement Obligations hereunder.

The Applicable Margins set forth above shall be increased as, and to the extent, required by Section 5.13.

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

Arrangers” means KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc. (or any of its designated affiliates), HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (or any of its designated affiliates), in their capacities as joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners.

Asset Disposition” means the sale, transfer, license, lease or other disposition of any Property (including any disposition of Equity Interests) by any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof (or the granting of any option or other right to do any of the foregoing, other than any such option or other right that is expressly conditioned on such disposition being permitted by the terms of this Agreement or an applicable waiver hereof), and any issuance of Equity Interests by any Subsidiary of the Borrower to any Person that is not a Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof.  The term “Asset Disposition” shall not include (a) the sale of inventory in the Ordinary Course of Business, (b) the transfer of assets to the Borrower or any Subsidiary Guarantor pursuant to any other transaction permitted pursuant to Section 9.4, (c) the write-off, discount, sale or other disposition of defaulted or past-due receivables and similar obligations in the Ordinary Course of Business and not undertaken as part of an accounts receivable financing transaction, (d) the disposition of any Hedge Agreement, (e) dispositions of Investments in cash and Cash Equivalents, (f) the transfer by any Borrower Party of its assets to any other Borrower Party, (g) the transfer by any Non-Guarantor Subsidiary of its assets to any Borrower Party (provided that in connection with any such transfer, such Borrower Party shall not pay more than an amount equal to the fair market value of such assets as determined in good faith at the time of such transfer) and (h) the transfer by any Non-Guarantor Subsidiary of its assets to any other Non-Guarantor Subsidiary.

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 12.10), and accepted by the Agent, in substantially the form attached as Exhibit G or any other form approved by the Agent.

Assigned Leases” means all leases presently existing or hereafter made, whether written or verbal, or any letting of, or agreement for the use or occupancy of, any part of the Mortgaged Property, and each modification, extension, renewal and guarantee thereof, including the Rents.

Available Amount” means, at any time, an amount, not less than zero in the aggregate, determined on a cumulative basis equal to, without duplication: (a) the Retained Excess Cash Flow Amount as of such date; less (b) any prior usage of such Available Amount hereunder pursuant to Section 9.3(u).

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

Bail-In Legislation” means, 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 for such EEA Member Country from time to time which is described in the EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule.

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

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Base Rate” means, at any time, the highest of (a) the Prime Rate, (b) the Federal Funds Rate plus 0.50% and (c) LIBOR for an Interest Period of one month plus 1%; each change in the Base Rate shall take effect simultaneously with the corresponding change or changes in the Prime Rate, the Federal Funds Rate or LIBOR (provided that clause (c) shall not be applicable during any period in which LIBOR is unavailable or unascertainable).  Notwithstanding the foregoing, in no event shall the Base Rate be less than 0.0%.

Base Rate Loan” means any Loan bearing interest at a rate based upon the Base Rate as provided in Section 5.1(a).

Board of Governors” shall mean the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System of the United States of America, or any successor thereto.

Borrower” has the meaning set forth in the introductory paragraph.

Borrower Consolidated Group” means the Borrower and its Consolidated Subsidiaries (each referred to singularly as a “Member of the Borrower Consolidated Group”).

Borrower Materials” has the meaning set forth in Section 8.2.

Borrower Parties” means, collectively, the Borrower and the Subsidiary Guarantors.

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 Fort Worth, Texas or New York, New York with respect to Obligations denominated in Dollars is located and:

(a)if such day relates to any interest rate settings as to a LIBOR Rate Loan (or any Base Rate Loan as to which the interest rate is determined by reference to LIBOR) denominated in Dollars, any fundings, disbursements, settlements and payments in Dollars in respect of any such Loan, or any other dealings in Dollars to be carried out pursuant to this Agreement in respect of any such Loan, means any such day on which dealings in deposits in Dollars 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 LIBOR Rate Loan (or any Base Rate Loan as to which the interest rate is determined by reference to LIBOR) denominated in Euro, any fundings, disbursements, settlements and payments in Euro in respect of any such Loan, or any other dealings in Euro to be carried out pursuant to this Agreement in respect of any such Loan, means a TARGET Day;

(c)if such day relates to any interest rate settings as to a LIBOR Rate Loan (or any Base Rate Loan as to which the interest rate is determined by reference to LIBOR) 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 LIBOR Rate Loan (or any Base Rate Loan as to which the interest rate is determined by reference to LIBOR) 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 Loan (other than any interest rate settings), means any such day on

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which banks are open for foreign exchange business in the principal financial center of the country of such currency.

Calculation Date” has the meaning set forth in the definition of Applicable Margin.

Capital Expenditures” means, with respect to the Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a Consolidated basis, for any period, all expenditures made by a Person, directly or indirectly for equipment, fixed assets, real property or improvements, or for replacements or substitutions therefore or additions thereto, that should be, in accordance with GAAP, reflected as additions to property, plant or equipment on a balance sheet of such Person.

Capital Lease Obligations” of any Person means the obligations of such Person to pay rent or other amounts under any lease of (or other arrangement conveying the right to use) real or personal property, or a combination thereof, which obligations are required to be classified and accounted for as capital leases on a balance sheet of such Person under GAAP, and the amount of such obligations shall be the capitalized amount thereof determined in accordance with GAAP.

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

Cash Equivalents” means, collectively, (a) marketable direct obligations issued or unconditionally guaranteed by the United States or any agency thereof maturing within one hundred eighty (180) days from the date of acquisition thereof, (b) commercial paper maturing no more than one hundred eighty (180) days from the date of creation thereof and currently having one of the two highest ratings obtainable from either S&P or Moody’s, (c) domestic and LIBOR certificates of deposit maturing no more than one hundred eighty (180) days from the date of creation thereof issued by commercial banks incorporated under the laws of the United States, each having combined capital, surplus and undivided profits of not less than $500,000,000 and having a rating of “A” or better by a nationally recognized rating agency, (d) time deposits maturing no more than one hundred and eighty (180) days from the date of creation thereof with commercial banks or savings banks or savings and loan associations each having membership either in the FDIC or the deposits of which are insured by the FDIC and in amounts not exceeding the maximum amounts of insurance thereunder, or (e) in the case of a Foreign Subsidiary made in a country outside the United States, Cash Equivalents shall also include (i) investments of the types and maturities described in clauses (a) through (d) above of such Foreign Subsidiary, which Investments or obligors (or the parents of such obligors) have ratings described in such clauses or equivalent ratings from comparable foreign ratings agencies and (ii) other short-term investments utilized by Foreign Subsidiaries in accordance with normal investment practices for cash management in investments analogous to the foregoing investments in clauses (a) through (d) and in this sentence.

Cash Management Agreement” means any agreement to provide cash management services, including treasury, depository, overdraft, credit or debit card (including non-card electronic payables), electronic funds transfer and other cash management arrangements.

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Cash Management Bank” means any Person that, (a) at the time it enters into a Cash Management Agreement with a Borrower Party, is a Lender, an Affiliate of a Lender, the Agent or an Affiliate of the Agent, or (b) at the time it (or its Affiliate) becomes a Lender (including on the Closing Date), is a party to a Cash Management Agreement with a Borrower Party, in each case in its capacity as a party to such Cash Management Agreement.

Casualty or Condemnation Event” means the receipt by any Borrower Party or any of its Subsidiaries of any cash insurance proceeds or condemnation award payable by reason of theft, loss, physical destruction or damage, taking or similar event with respect to any of their respective Property.

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

(a)(i) any “person” or “group” (as such terms are used in Sections 13(d) and 14(d) of the Exchange Act, 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 Exchange Act, except that a “person” or “group” shall be deemed to have “beneficial ownership” of all Equity Interests that such “person” or “group” has the right to acquire, whether such right is exercisable immediately or only after the passage of time (such right, an “option right”)), directly or indirectly, of fifty percent (50%) or more of the Equity Interests of the Borrower entitled to vote in the election of members of the board of directors (or equivalent governing body) of the Borrower or (ii) a majority of the members of the board of directors (or other equivalent governing body) of the Borrower shall not constitute Continuing Directors; or

(b)there shall have occurred under any indenture or other instrument evidencing any Indebtedness or Equity Interests in excess of the Threshold Amount any “change in control” or similar provision (as set forth in the indenture, agreement, or other evidence of such Indebtedness or Equity Interests) obligating the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries to repurchase, redeem or repay all or any part of the Indebtedness or Equity Interests provided for therein.

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

Class” means, when used in reference to any Loan, whether such Loan is a Revolving Credit Loan, Swingline Loan, or Term Loan and, when used in reference to any Commitment, whether such Commitment is a Revolving Credit Commitment or a Term Loan Commitment.

Closing Date” means the date of this Agreement.

Code” means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder.

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Collateral” means the collateral security for the Credit Agreement Obligations pledged or granted pursuant to the Security Documents; provided that, notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in any Security Document, the Collateral shall not include any Excluded Asset.

Collateral Agent” means Agent in its capacity as “collateral agent” as set forth in Section 11.1(b).

Commitment Fee” has the meaning set forth in Section 5.3(a).

Commitment Percentage” means, as to any Lender, such Lender’s Revolving Credit Commitment Percentage or Term Loan Percentage, as applicable.

Commitments” means, collectively, as to all Lenders, the Revolving Credit Commitments and the Term Loan Commitments of such Lenders.

Commodity Exchange Act” means the Commodity Exchange Act (7 U.S.C. § 1 et seq.).

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” means, when used with reference to financial statements or financial statement items of any Person, such statements or items on a consolidated basis in accordance with applicable principles of consolidation under GAAP.

Consolidated EBITDA” means, for any period, Consolidated Net Income for such period:

(a)increased, without duplication, by the following, in each case (other than in the case of clause (a)(viii)) only to the extent (and in the same proportion) deducted (and not added back or excluded) in determining Consolidated Net Income for such period:

(i)Consolidated Interest Expense for such period;

(ii)all amounts attributable to depreciation and amortization for such period;

(iii)consolidated income tax expense for such period;

(iv)the amount of any minority interest expense attributable to minority interests of third parties in the positive income of any non-Wholly Owned Subsidiary;

(v)the amount of any restructuring charges or reserves, start-up or initial costs for any project or new production line, division or new line of business or other business optimization expenses or reserves including, without limitation, costs or reserves associated with improvements to information technology and accounting functions, integration and facilities opening costs or any one-time costs, in each case incurred in connection with a Specified Transaction; provided that the aggregate amount included pursuant to this clause (a)(v), taken together with the aggregate amount of cost savings, operating expense reductions and synergies included pursuant to clause (a)(vi), other than any cost savings, operating expense reductions and synergies of the type that would be permitted to be included in pro forma financial statements prepared in accordance with Regulation S-X under the Securities Act, shall not exceed 20% of Consolidated EBITDA (prior to giving effect to clause (a)(vi) and this clause (a)(v));

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(vi)the amount of cost savings, operating expense reductions and synergies projected by the Borrower in good faith to result from actions taken, or committed to be taken in connection with a Specified Transaction and be realized within twelve (12) months after the end of such period (calculated on a pro forma basis as though such cost savings, operating expense reductions and synergies had been realized on the first day of such period for which Consolidated EBITDA is being determined and as if such cost savings, operating expense reductions and synergies were realized during the entirety of such period), net of the amount of actual benefits realized during such period from such actions; provided, that such cost savings, operating expense reductions and synergies are reasonably identifiable and factually supportable; provided that the aggregate amount of cost savings, operating expense reductions and synergies included pursuant to this clause (a)(vi), taken together with the aggregate amount included pursuant to clause (a)(v), other than any cost savings, operating expense reductions and synergies of the type that would be permitted to be included in pro forma financial statements prepared in accordance with Regulation S-X under the Securities Act, shall not exceed 20% of Consolidated EBITDA (prior to giving effect to clause (a)(v) and this clause (a)(vi));

(vii)any extraordinary, unusual, or non-recurring expenses, losses or charges for such period; provided that the aggregate amount of expenses, losses or charges included pursuant to this clause (a)(vii) shall not exceed 20% of Consolidated EBITDA (prior to giving effect to this clause (a)(vii));

(viii)any other non-cash charges or adjustments, including equity-based or non-cash compensation charges or expenses, including any such charges or expenses arising from grants of stock appreciation or similar rights, stock options, restricted stock or other rights for such period, any write-offs or write-downs reducing Consolidated Net Income for such period (provided that if any such non-cash charges represent an accrual or reserve for potential cash items in any future period, (A) the Borrower may elect not to add back such non-cash charge in the current period and (B) to the extent the Borrower elects to add back such non-cash charge, the cash payment in respect thereof in such future period shall be subtracted from Consolidated EBITDA to such extent), and excluding amortization of a prepaid cash item that was paid in a prior period;

(ix)any expenses, charges or losses to the extent covered by indemnification or other reimbursement provisions in connection with any Investment, Permitted Acquisition or sale, conveyance, transfer or other disposition of assets permitted under this Agreement, to the extent actually reimbursed, or, so long as the Borrower has made a determination that a reasonable basis exists for indemnification or reimbursement and only to the extent that such amount is in fact indemnified or reimbursed within 365 days of the date of such determination; and

(x)to the extent covered by insurance and actually reimbursed, or, so long as the Borrower has made a determination that there exists reasonable evidence that such amount will in fact be reimbursed by the insurer and only to the extent that such amount is in fact reimbursed within 365 days of the date of such determination, expenses, charges or losses with respect to liability or casualty events or business interruption; and

(b)decreased, without duplication, and to the extent included in arriving at such Consolidated Net Income:

(i)non-cash gains or adjustments (excluding any non-cash gain to the extent it represents the reversal of an accrual or reserve for a potential cash item that reduced Consolidated EBITDA in any prior period) and all other non-cash items of income for such period;

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(ii)all gains and income from investments recorded using the equity method;

(iii)all cash payments made during such period on account of accruals, reserves and other non-cash charges added to Consolidated Net Income in a previous period pursuant to clause (a)(viii) above;

(iv)the amount of any minority interest income attributable to minority interests of third parties in the losses of any non-Wholly Owned Restricted Subsidiary;

(v)any extraordinary gains for such period determined on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP;

(vi)the amount of any expenses, charges or losses covered by indemnification or other reimbursement provisions in connection with any Investment, Permitted Acquisition or sale, conveyance, transfer or other disposition of assets permitted under this Agreement added to Consolidated Net Income in a previous period pursuant to clause (a)(ix) above to the extent not indemnified or reimbursed within 365 days of the date of determination by the Borrower that a reasonable basis exists for indemnification or reimbursement; and

(vii)the amount of any expenses, charges or losses with respect to liability or casualty events or business interruption added to Consolidated Net Income in a previous period pursuant to clause (a)(x) above to the extent not reimbursed within 365 days of the date of determination by the Borrower that there exists reasonable evidence that such amount would be reimbursed by the insurer.

For purposes of determining Consolidated EBITDA for any period that includes the fiscal quarters ended October 31, 2016, January 31, 2017, and April 30, 2017, the Consolidated EBITDA for each such fiscal quarter shall be $25,415,500, $27,721,500, and $29,099,333, respectively.  For the fiscal quarter ending July 31, 2017, Consolidated EBITDA for such fiscal quarter shall be the sum of (i) Consolidated EBITDA calculated pursuant to the provisions of this Agreement plus (ii) $6,900,000, representing the Consolidated EBITDA of the Target and its subsidiaries for the period from May 1, 2017 through the Closing Date.

Consolidated Current Assets” means, at any time, the consolidated current assets (other than cash and Cash Equivalents) of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, as determined on a Consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP, but excluding any non-cash mark-to-market value associated with Hedge Agreements pursuant to ASC 815.

Consolidated Current Liabilities” means, at any time, the consolidated current liabilities of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, as determined on a Consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP, excluding (a) any Current Maturities of Long-Term Indebtedness arising under this Agreement, and (b) any non-cash mark-to-market liability associated with Hedge Agreements pursuant to ASC 815.

Consolidated Funded Indebtedness” means, as of any date of determination with respect to the Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a Consolidated basis without duplication, the sum of all Funded Indebtedness of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries.

Consolidated Interest Expense” means, for any period, the sum of the following determined on a Consolidated basis, without duplication, for the Borrower and its Subsidiaries in accordance with GAAP, interest expense (including, without limitation, interest expense attributable to Capital Lease Obligations and all net payment obligations pursuant to interest rate Hedge Agreements) for such period.

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Consolidated Leverage Ratio” means, as of any date of determination, the ratio of (a) Consolidated Funded Indebtedness on such date to (b) Consolidated EBITDA for the period of four (4) consecutive fiscal quarters ending on or immediately prior to such date, calculated on a Pro Forma Basis.

Consolidated Net Income” means, for any period, the Net Income of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries for such period, determined on a Consolidated basis, without duplication, in accordance with GAAP; provided, that in calculating Consolidated Net Income of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries for any period, there shall be excluded (a) the net income (or loss) of any Person, in which the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries has a joint interest with a third party, except to the extent such net income is actually paid in cash or other tangible property to the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries by dividend or other distribution during such period, and (b) the net income (or loss) of any Person accrued prior to the date it becomes a Subsidiary of the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries or is merged into or consolidated with the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries or that Person’s assets are acquired by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries except to the extent included pursuant to the foregoing clause (a).

Consolidated Net Indebtedness” means, as of any date of determination with respect to the Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a Consolidated basis without duplication, the sum of all Funded Indebtedness of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, net of Unrestricted Cash as of such date.

Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio” means, as of any date of determination, the ratio of (a) Consolidated Net Indebtedness on such date to (b) Consolidated EBITDA for the period of four (4) consecutive fiscal quarters ending on or immediately prior to such date, calculated on a Pro Forma Basis.

Consolidated Net Secured Leverage Ratio” means, as of any date of determination, the ratio of (a) Consolidated Net Indebtedness on such date that is secured by a Lien to (b) Consolidated EBITDA for the period of four (4) consecutive fiscal quarters ending on or immediately prior to such date, calculated on a Pro Forma Basis.

Consolidated Working Capital” shall mean, at any date, (a) Consolidated Current Assets on such date minus (b) Consolidated Current Liabilities on such date.

Continuing Directors” means the directors of the Borrower on the Closing Date and each other director of the Borrower, if, in each case, such other director’s nomination for election to the board of directors (or equivalent governing body) of the Borrower is recommended by at least 51% of the then Continuing Directors.

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.

Credit Agreement Obligations” means, collectively, (a) all obligations and liabilities of any Borrower Party to any Lender Party under the Loan Documents, whether now in existence or hereafter arising, including without limitation: (i) the principal of and interest on (including interest accruing after the filing of any bankruptcy or similar petition) the Loans and (ii) the L/C Obligations, (b) all existing or future payment and other obligations owing by any Borrower Party under (i) any Secured Hedge Agreement and (ii) any Secured Cash Management Agreement, and (c) all other fees and commissions (including attorneys’ fees), charges, indebtedness, loans, liabilities, financial accommodations, obligations, covenants and duties owing by the Borrower Parties and each of their respective Subsidiaries to any Lender Party under any Loan Document, any Secured Hedge Agreement or any Secured Cash Management Agreement, of every kind, nature and description, direct or indirect, absolute or contingent,

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due or to become due, contractual or tortious, liquidated or unliquidated, and whether or not evidenced by any note and including interest and fees that accrue after the commencement by or against any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof of any proceeding under any Bankruptcy 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 notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein or any other Loan Document, “Credit Agreement Obligations” shall not include, with respect to any Borrower Party, any Excluded Swap Obligations of such Borrower Party.

Credit Facility” means, collectively, the Term Loan Facility, the Revolving Credit Facility, the Swingline Facility, and the L/C Facility.

Current Maturities of Long-Term Indebtedness” means all payments in respect of Long-Term Indebtedness that are required to be made within one year from the date of determination, whether or not the obligation to make such payments would constitute a current Liability of the applicable Person under GAAP.

Debt Issuance” means the issuance of any Indebtedness for borrowed money by any Borrower Party or any of its Subsidiaries.

Default” means any of the events specified in Section 10.1 which with the passage of time, the giving of notice or any other condition, would constitute an Event of Default.

Defaulting Lender” means, subject to Section 5.15(b), any Lender that (a) has failed to (i) fund all or any portion of the Revolving Credit Loans, any Term Loan, participations in L/C Obligations or participations in Swingline Loans required to be funded by it hereunder within two Business Days of the date such Loans or participations were required to be funded hereunder unless such Lender notifies the Agent 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 Agent, any Issuing Lender, the Swingline Lender or any other Lender any other amount required to be paid by it hereunder (including in respect of its participation in Letters of Credit or Swingline Loans) within two Business Days of the date when due, (b) has notified the Borrower, the Agent, any Issuing Lender or the Swingline Lender in writing that it does not intend to comply with its funding obligations hereunder, or has made a public statement to that effect (unless such writing or public statement relates to such Lender’s obligation to fund a Loan hereunder and states that such position is based on such Lender’s determination that a condition precedent to funding (which condition precedent, together with any applicable default, shall be specifically identified in such writing or public statement) cannot be satisfied), (c) has failed, within three Business Days after written request by the Agent or the Borrower, to confirm in writing to the Agent and the Borrower that it will comply with its prospective funding obligations hereunder (provided that such Lender shall cease to be a Defaulting Lender pursuant to this clause (c) upon receipt of such written confirmation by the Agent and the Borrower), or (d) has, or has a direct or indirect parent company that has, (i) become the subject of a proceeding under any Bankruptcy 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 FDIC 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 (A) an Undisclosed Administration or (B) the ownership or acquisition of any equity interest in that Lender or any direct or indirect parent company thereof by a Governmental Authority so long as such ownership interest does not result in or provide such Lender with immunity from the jurisdiction of courts within the United States or from the enforcement of judgments or writs of attachment on its assets or permit such Lender (or such Governmental Authority) to reject, repudiate, disavow or disaffirm any contracts or agreements made

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with such Lender.  Any determination by the Agent that a Lender is a Defaulting Lender under any one or more of clauses (a) through (d) above shall be conclusive and binding absent manifest error, and such Lender shall be deemed to be a Defaulting Lender (subject to Section 5.15(b)) upon delivery of written notice of such determination to the Borrower, each Issuing Lender, the Swingline Lender and each Lender.

Depreciation Expense” means the depreciation expense of an applicable Person for the applicable period (to the extent included in the computation of Net Income), according to GAAP.

Disqualified Equity Interests” means any Equity Interests that, by their terms (or by the terms of any security or other Equity Interest into which they are convertible or for which they are exchangeable) or upon the happening of any event or condition, (a) mature or are mandatorily redeemable (other than solely for Qualified Equity Interests), pursuant to a sinking fund obligation or otherwise (except as a result of a change of control or asset sale so long as any rights of the holders thereof upon the occurrence of a change of control or asset sale event shall be subject to the prior repayment in full of the Loans and all other Credit Agreement Obligations that are accrued and payable and the termination of the Commitments), (b) are redeemable at the option of the holder thereof (other than solely for Qualified Equity Interests) (except as a result of a change of control or asset sale so long as any rights of the holders thereof upon the occurrence of a change of control or asset sale event shall be subject to the prior repayment in full of the Loans and all other Credit Agreement Obligations arising under the Loan Documents that are accrued and payable, the termination or expiration of all Letters of Credit (or Cash Collateralization thereof), and the termination of the Commitments), in whole or in part, (c) provide for the scheduled payment of dividends in cash or (d) are or become convertible into or exchangeable for Indebtedness or any other Equity Interests that would constitute Disqualified Equity Interests, in each case, prior to the date that is 91 days after the Term Loan Maturity Date; provided that if such Equity Interests are issued pursuant to a plan for the benefit of the Borrower or its Subsidiaries or by any such plan to such employees, such Equity Interests shall not constitute Disqualified Equity Interests solely because they may be required to be repurchased by the Borrower or its Subsidiaries in order to satisfy applicable statutory or regulatory obligations.

Dollar Amount” means, at any time, (a) with respect to any amount denominated in Dollars, such amount, and (b) with respect to any amount expressed in an Alternative Currency, such amount converted to Dollars on the basis of the exchange rate as shown on Reuters World Currency Page for such Alternative Currency or, if the same does not provide such exchange rate, by reference to such other publicly available service for displaying exchange rates as may be reasonably selected by the Agent upon notice to the Borrower, the Issuing Lender and the Lenders or, in the event no such service is selected, on the basis of the most favorable spot exchange rate determined by the Agent to be available to it at approximately 11:00 a.m. two (2) Business Days prior to the most recent Revaluation Date.

Dollars” or “$” means, unless otherwise qualified, dollars in lawful currency of the United States.

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.

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

Eligible Assignee” means any Person that meets the requirements to be an assignee under Section 12.10(b)(iii), (v) and (vi) (subject to such consents, if any, as may be required under Section 12.10(b)(iii)).

Employee Benefit Plan” means (a) any employee benefit plan within the meaning of Section 3(3) of ERISA that is maintained for employees of any Borrower Party or any ERISA Affiliate or (b) any Pension Plan or Multiemployer Plan that has at any time within the preceding seven (7) years been maintained, funded or administered for the employees of any Borrower Party or any current or former ERISA Affiliate.

EMU” means the economic and monetary union in accordance with the Treaty of Rome 1957, as amended by the Single European Act 1986, the Maastricht Treaty of 1992 and the Amsterdam Treaty of 1998.

EMU Legislation” means the legislative measures of the European Council of the EMU for the introduction of, changeover to or operation of a single or unified European currency.

Environmental Claims” means any and all administrative, regulatory or judicial actions, suits, demands, demand letters, claims, liens, accusations, allegations, notices of noncompliance or violation, investigations (other than internal reports prepared by any Person in the Ordinary Course of Business and not in response to any third party action or request of any kind) or proceedings relating in any way to any actual or alleged violation of or liability under any Environmental Law or relating to any permit issued, or any approval given, under any such Environmental Law, including, without limitation, any and all claims by Governmental Authorities for enforcement, cleanup, removal, response, remedial or other actions or damages, contribution, indemnification, cost recovery, compensation or injunctive relief resulting from Hazardous Materials or arising from alleged injury or threat of injury to public health or the environment.

Environmental Laws” means any and all federal, foreign, state, provincial and local laws, statutes, ordinances, codes, rules, standards and regulations, permits, licenses, approvals, interpretations and orders of courts or Governmental Authorities, relating to the protection of public health or the environment, including, but not limited to, requirements pertaining to the manufacture, processing, distribution, use, treatment, storage, disposal, transportation, handling, reporting, licensing, permitting, investigation or remediation of Hazardous Materials.

Equity Interests” means (a) in the case of a corporation, capital stock, (b) in the case of an association or business entity, any and all shares, interests, participations, rights or other equivalents (however designated) of capital stock, (c) in the case of a partnership, partnership interests (whether general or limited), (d) in the case of a limited liability company, membership interests, (e) any other interest or participation that confers on a Person the right to receive a share of the profits and losses of, or distributions of assets of, the issuing Person and (f) any and all warrants, rights or options to purchase any of the foregoing.

Equity Owner’s Equity” means, at any time, the sum of the following accounts set forth in a balance sheet of an applicable Person, adjusted to U.S. Dollars by means of applicable foreign currency exchange rates and prepared in accordance with GAAP:

(A)The par or stated value of all outstanding Equity Interests;

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(B)Capital surplus; and

(C)Retained earnings.

Equivalent Amount” of any currency with respect to any amount of Dollars at any date shall mean the equivalent in such currency of such amount of Dollars, calculated on the basis of the Exchange Rate for such other currency on the date on or as of which such amount is to be determined.

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

ERISA Affiliate” means any Person who together with any Borrower Party or any of its Subsidiaries is treated as a single employer within the meaning of Section 414(b), (c), (m) or (o) of the Code or Section 4001(b) of ERISA.

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.

EU Savings Withholding Tax” means withholding tax on savings income in accordance with European Directive 2003/48/EC (regarding the taxation of savings income in the form of interest payments), as implemented in the legislation of the relevant European member state.

Euro” means the lawful currency of the Participating Member States introduced in accordance with the EMU Legislation.

Eurodollar Reserve Percentage” means, for any day, the percentage which is in effect for such day as prescribed by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (or any successor) for determining the maximum reserve requirement (including, without limitation, any basic, supplemental or emergency reserves) in respect of eurocurrency liabilities or any similar category of liabilities for a member bank of the Federal Reserve System in New York City.

Event of Default” means any of the events specified in Section 10.1; provided that any requirement for passage of time, giving of notice, or any other condition, has been satisfied.

Excess Cash Flow” shall mean, for any fiscal year of the Borrower, the excess, if any, of:

(a)the sum, without duplication, of:

(i)Consolidated Net Income for such fiscal year;

(ii)the amount of all non-cash charges (including depreciation and amortization) to the extent deducted in arriving at such Consolidated Net Income (excluding any such non-cash charge to the extent that it represents an accrual or reserve for a potential cash charge in any future fiscal year or amortization of a prepaid cash gain that was paid in a prior fiscal year);

(iii)the amount of the decrease, if any, in Consolidated Working Capital for such fiscal year; and

(iv)the aggregate amount of non-cash losses on any Asset Dispositions by the Borrower and its Subsidiaries during such fiscal year (other than sales of inventory in the

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ordinary course of business), to the extent deducted in arriving at such Consolidated Net Income; minus

(b)the sum, without duplication, of:

(i)the amount of all non-cash credits included in arriving at such Consolidated Net Income;

(ii)Capital Expenditures and Investments (including Acquisitions) made by the Borrower and its Subsidiaries in cash during such fiscal year (or paid in cash following the end of such fiscal year and prior to the date the mandatory prepayment is required to be made pursuant to Section 4.4(b); provided that any such expenditure included in this clause (b)(ii) pursuant to this parenthetical shall not be deducted in calculating Excess Cash Flow for the fiscal year in which it is made), in each case, except to the extent funded by the incurrence of long-term Indebtedness or from equity contributions made to, or the proceeds of Equity Interests issued by, the Borrower;

(iii)the aggregate amount of all regularly scheduled principal payments of Funded Indebtedness (including, without limitation, the Term Loans) made by the Borrower and its Subsidiaries in cash during such fiscal year (other than in respect of any revolving credit facility unless there is an equivalent scheduled permanent reduction in commitments thereunder), in each case, except to the extent funded by the incurrence of long-term Indebtedness or from equity contributions made to, or the proceeds of Equity Interests issued by, the Borrower;

(iv)all cash dividends or other distributions paid in cash to holders of Equity Interests of the Borrower during such fiscal year (or paid in cash following the end of such fiscal year and prior to the date the mandatory prepayment is required to be made pursuant to Section 4.4(b); provided that any such payment included in this clause (b)(iv) pursuant to this parenthetical shall not be deducted in calculating Excess Cash Flow for the fiscal year in which it is made), in each case, permitted hereunder and in each case, except to the extent funded by the incurrence of long-term Indebtedness or from equity contributions made to, or the proceeds of Equity Interests issued by, the Borrower;

(v)the amount of the increase, if any, in Consolidated Working Capital for such fiscal year; and

(vi)the aggregate amount of non-cash gains on the Disposition of Property by the Borrower and its Subsidiaries during such fiscal year (other than sales of inventory in the ordinary course of business), to the extent included in arriving at such Consolidated Net Income.

Exchange Act” means the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

Exchange Rate” means, on any date, with respect to any Alternative Currency, the rate at which such Alternative Currency may be exchanged into Dollars, as set forth at approximately 11:00 a.m., on such date on the Reuters World Currency Page for such Alternative Currency.  In the event that such rate does not appear on any Reuters World Currency Page, the Exchange Rate with respect to such Alternative Currency shall be determined by reference to such other publicly available service for displaying exchange rates as may be reasonably selected by the Agent or, in the event no such service is selected, such Exchange Rate instead shall be calculated on the basis of the arithmetical mean of the buy and sell spot rates of exchange of the Agent for such Alternative Currency on the London market at 11:00 a.m., on such date for the purchase of Dollars with such Alternative Currency, for delivery two Business Days

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later; provided, that if at the time of any such determination, for any reason, no such spot rate is being quoted, the Agent, after consultation with the Borrower, may use any reasonable method it deems appropriate to determine such rate, and such determination shall be conclusive absent manifest error.

Excluded Assets” shall mean:

(a)any fee owned Real Property (other than Material Owned Real Property) and any leasehold interest in Real Property;

(b)commercial tort claims where the amount of damages claimed by the applicable Borrower Party is less than the Threshold Amount;

(c)any governmental or regulatory licenses, to the extent that, and for so long as, the grant (or perfection) of a security interest therein, or the assignment thereof, is prohibited or restricted thereby or under applicable law or would require a governmental consent that has not been obtained after the Borrower’s use of commercially reasonable efforts to obtain such consent (in each case, after giving effect to the applicable anti-assignment provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code or similar applicable laws that would have a similar effect); provided that nothing in this clause (c) shall prohibit the pledge or grant of security in the proceeds of such licenses;

(d)any particular asset or right under contract to the extent that, and for so long as, the pledge thereof or a security interest therein (A) is prohibited or restricted by Applicable Law or (B) would violate the terms of any agreement (including, without limitation, any purchase money security interest or similar arrangement permitted by the loan documentation) that is legally binding on the Borrower and the Subsidiary Guarantors (in each case, after giving effect to the applicable anti-assignment provisions of the UCC or similar applicable laws that would have a similar effect); provided that nothing in this clause (d) shall prohibit the pledge or grant of security in the proceeds of such assets or rights;

(e)Margin Stock (to the extent a security interest therein would violate the provisions of the regulations of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System of the United States of America, including Regulation T, Regulation U or Regulation X) and Equity Interests in any Person other than Wholly Owned Subsidiaries that cannot be pledged without the consent of unaffiliated third parties;

(f)any intent-to-use trademark application prior to the filing of a “Statement of Use” or “Amendment to Allege Use” with respect thereto and acceptance thereof by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, to the extent, if any, that, and solely during the period, if any, in which the grant of a security interest therein would impair the validity or enforceability of or void such intent-to-use trademark application or any registration that may issue therefrom under applicable federal law;

(g)any vehicles and other assets subject to certificates of title;

(h)(i) any Deposit Account or Securities Account (as each is defined in the UCC) the balance of which consists exclusively of (A) withheld income taxes and federal, state, or local employment taxes in such amounts as are required to be paid to the Internal Revenue Service or state or local government agencies within the following two months with respect to employees of any Borrower Party; or (B) amounts required to be paid over to an employee benefit plan pursuant to DOL Reg. Sec. 2510.3-102 on behalf of or for the benefit of employees of any Borrower Party; (ii) segregated Deposit Accounts constituting (and the balance of which consists solely of funds set aside in connection with) tax accounts and trust accounts; and (iii) Deposit Accounts exclusively used for payroll, payroll taxes, and other employee wage and benefit payments;

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(i)any voting Equity Interests in excess of 65% of the total issued and outstanding amount of voting Equity Interests in any Foreign Subsidiary of any Borrower Party (for avoidance of doubt, Excluded Assets shall not include, and Collateral shall include, 100% of issued and outstanding non-voting Equity Interests in any such Foreign Subsidiary); and

(j)any particular assets if, and for so long as, in the reasonable judgment of the Agent (in consultation with the Borrower), the cost or burden of creating or perfecting a pledge or security interest in such assets is excessive in relation of the benefits afforded to the Lenders; provided, however, that Excluded Assets shall not include any proceeds, substitutions, or replacements of any Excluded Assets referred to in clauses (a) through (j) (unless such proceeds, substitutions, or replacements would independently constitute Excluded Assets referred to in clauses (a) through (j)).

Excluded Foreign Subsidiary” means (a) a First Tier Foreign Subsidiary or (b) any Subsidiary owned directly or indirectly by a First Tier Foreign Subsidiary, irrespective of whether it is a U.S. Subsidiary or a Foreign Subsidiary.

Excluded Information” shall mean any non-public information with respect to the Borrower or its Subsidiaries or any of their respective securities to the extent such information could have a material effect upon, or otherwise be material to, an assigning Term Loan Lender’s decision to assign Term Loans or a purchasing Term Loan Lender’s decision to purchase Term Loans.

Excluded Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary of the Borrower that is: (a) an Immaterial Subsidiary, (b) a Foreign Subsidiary Holding Company, or (c) an Excluded Foreign Subsidiary.

Excluded Swap Obligation” means, with respect to any Borrower Party, any Swap Obligation if, and to the extent that, all or a portion of the liability of such Borrower Party for or the guarantee of such Borrower Party of, or the grant by such Borrower Party of a security interest to secure, such Swap Obligation (or any liability or guarantee thereof) is or becomes illegal under the Commodity Exchange Act or any rule, regulation or order of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (or the application or official interpretation of any thereof) by virtue of such Borrower Party’s failure for any reason to constitute an “eligible contract participant” as defined in the Commodity Exchange Act and the regulations thereunder at the time the liability for or the guarantee of such Borrower Party or the grant of such security interest becomes effective with respect to such Swap Obligation (such determination being made after giving effect to any applicable keepwell, support or other agreement for the benefit of the applicable Borrower Party).  If a Swap Obligation arises under a master agreement governing more than one swap, such exclusion shall apply only to the portion of such Swap Obligation that is attributable to swaps for which such guarantee or security interest is or becomes illegal for the reasons identified in the immediately preceding sentence of this definition.

Excluded Taxes” means any of the following Taxes imposed on or with respect to a Recipient or required to be withheld or deducted from a payment to a Recipient, (a) Taxes imposed on or measured by net income (however denominated), franchise Taxes, and branch profits Taxes, in each case, (i) imposed as a result of such Recipient being organized under the laws of, or having its principal office or, in the case of any Lender, its applicable lending office located in, the jurisdiction imposing such Tax (or any political subdivision thereof) or (ii) that are Other Connection Taxes, (b) in the case of a Lender, U.S. federal withholding Taxes imposed on amounts payable to or for the account of such Lender with respect to an applicable interest in a Loan or Revolving Credit Commitment pursuant to a law in effect on the date on which (i) such Lender acquires such interest in the Loan or Revolving Credit Commitment (other than pursuant to an assignment request by the Borrower under Section 5.12(b)) or (ii) such Lender changes its applicable lending office, except in each case to the extent that, pursuant to Section 5.11, amounts with respect to such Taxes were payable either to such Lender's assignor immediately before

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such Lender became a party hereto or to such Lender immediately before it changed its applicable lending office, (c) Taxes attributable to such Recipient’s failure to comply with Section 5.11(g) and (d) any United States federal withholding Taxes imposed under FATCA.

Existing Credit Agreement” means that certain Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement dated as of October 9, 2014, by and among KMG Chemicals, Inc., a Texas corporation, KMG-Bernuth, Inc., a Delaware corporation, KMG Electronic Chemicals, Inc., a Texas corporation, and KMG Electronic Chemicals Luxembourg Holdings S.à r.l., a private limited liability company (société à responsabilité limitée) organized under the laws of Luxembourg, as borrowers, the lenders party thereto, and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as agent and as collateral agent, as amended through but excluding the date hereof.

Existing Letters of Credit” means those letters of credit issued and outstanding under the Existing Credit Agreement on the Closing Date and identified on Schedule 1.1(a).

Extended Revolving Credit Commitment” means any Class of Revolving Credit Commitments the maturity of which shall have been extended pursuant to Section 5.17.

Extended Revolving Credit Loans” means any Revolving Credit Loans made pursuant to the Extended Revolving Credit Commitments.

Extended Term Loans” means any Class of Term Loans the maturity of which shall have been extended pursuant to Section 5.17.

Extension” has the meaning set forth in Section 5.17(a).

Extension Amendment” means an amendment to this Agreement (which may, at the option of the Agent and the Borrower, be in the form of an amendment and restatement of this Agreement) among the Credit Parties, the applicable extending Lenders, the Agent and, to the extent required by Section 5.17, the Issuing Lender and/or the Swingline Lender implementing an Extension in accordance with Section 5.17.

Extension Offer” has the meaning set forth in Section 5.17(a).

Extensions of Credit” means, as to any Lender at any time, (a) an amount equal to the sum of (i) the Dollar Amount of the aggregate principal amount of all Revolving Credit Loans made by such Lender then outstanding, (ii) such Lender’s Revolving Credit Commitment Percentage of the Dollar Amount of the L/C Obligations then outstanding, (iii) such Lender’s Revolving Credit Commitment Percentage of the Swingline Loans then outstanding, and (iv) the Dollar Amount of the aggregate principal amount of the Term loans made by such Lender then outstanding, or (b) the making of any Loan or participation in any Letter of Credit by such Lender, as the context requires.

Extraordinary Receipt” means any consideration received by or paid to or for the account of an applicable Person not in the Ordinary Course of Business, including, without limitation, proceeds from dispositions of assets outside the Ordinary Course of Business, pension plan reversions, condemnation awards (and payments in lieu thereof) and indemnity payments.

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

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FDIC” means the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

Federal Funds Rate” means, for any day, the rate per annum equal to the weighted average of the rates on overnight federal funds transactions with members of the Federal Reserve System arranged by federal funds brokers on such day (or, if such day is not a Business Day, for the immediately preceding Business Day), as published by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on the Business Day next succeeding such day, provided that if such rate is not so published for any day which is a Business Day, the average of the quotation for such day on such transactions received by the Agent from three federal funds brokers of recognized standing selected by the Agent.

Fee Letters” means (a) the separate fee letter agreement dated April 23, 2017 among the Borrower and the Arrangers and (b) any letter between the Borrower and any Issuing Lender (other than KeyBank) relating to certain fees payable to such Issuing Lender in its capacity as such.

First Tier Foreign Subsidiary” means any Foreign Subsidiary that is a controlled foreign corporation” within the meaning of Section 957 of the Code and the Equity Interests of which are owned directly by any Borrower Party.

Fiscal Year” means the fiscal year of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries ending on July 31.

Fixed Rate LIBOR” means LIBOR.

Fixed Rate LIBOR Loan” means a Loan that bears interest at a rate of interest based on the Fixed Rate LIBOR.

Foreign Lender” means a Lender that is not a U.S. Person.

Foreign Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary of the Borrower that is not a U.S. Subsidiary.

Foreign Subsidiary Holding Company” means any direct or indirect Subsidiary of the Borrower, all or substantially all of the assets of which consist of the Equity Interests in one or more First Tier Foreign Subsidiaries and any of such First Tier Foreign Subsidiary’s Subsidiaries.

Fronting Exposure” means, at any time there is a Defaulting Lender, (a) with respect to any Issuing Lender, such Defaulting Lender’s Revolving Credit Commitment Percentage of the Dollar Amount of the outstanding L/C Obligations with respect to Letters of Credit issued by such Issuing Lender, other than such 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 and (b) with respect to the Swingline Lender, such Defaulting Lender’s Revolving Credit Commitment Percentage of outstanding Swingline Loans other than Swingline Loans as to which such Defaulting Lender’s participation obligation has been reallocated to other Lenders or Cash Collateralized in accordance with the terms hereof.

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

Funded Indebtedness” means, as of an applicable time, without duplication, (a) all of the Indebtedness of the applicable Person which is Indebtedness (i) for borrowed money, or (ii) constituting Capital Lease Obligations or the deferred purchase price of property, whether or not interest-bearing and whether or not, in accordance with GAAP, classified as a current Liability or Long-Term Indebtedness at

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such date, and whether secured or unsecured, excluding, however, (b) Indebtedness that is accounts payable and accrued expenses and other similar current Liabilities incurred in such Person’s Ordinary Course of Business.

GAAP” or “Generally Accepted Accounting Principles” 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 or such other principles as may be approved by a significant segment of the accounting profession in the United States, that are applicable to the circumstances as of the date of determination, consistently applied.

Governing Body” means the board of directors or the board of managers of a Person (or any Person or group of Persons exercising similar authority).

Governmental Approvals” means all authorizations, consents, approvals, permits, licenses and exemptions of, and all registrations and filings with or issued by, any Governmental Authorities.

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” of or by any Person (the “guarantor”) means any obligation, contingent or otherwise, of the guarantor guaranteeing or having the economic effect of guaranteeing any Indebtedness or other obligation of any other Person (the “primary obligor”) in any manner, whether directly or indirectly, and including any obligation of the guarantor, direct or indirect, (a) to purchase or pay (or advance or supply funds for the purchase or payment of) such Indebtedness or other obligation or to purchase (or to advance or supply funds for the purchase of) any security for the payment thereof, (b) to purchase or lease property, securities or services for the purpose of assuring the owner of such Indebtedness or other obligation of the payment thereof, (c) to maintain working capital, equity capital or any other financial statement condition or liquidity of the primary obligor so as to enable the primary obligor to pay such Indebtedness or other obligation, (d) as an account party in respect of any letter of credit or letter of guaranty issued to support such Indebtedness or obligation or (e) for the purpose of assuming 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 (whether in whole or in part).

Hazardous Materials” means any substances or materials (a) which are or become defined as hazardous wastes, hazardous substances, pollutants, contaminants, chemical substances or mixtures or toxic substances under any Environmental Law, (b) which are toxic, explosive, corrosive, flammable, infectious, radioactive, carcinogenic, mutagenic or otherwise harmful to public health or the environment and are or become regulated by any Governmental Authority, (c) the presence of which require investigation or remediation under any Environmental Law or common law, (d) the discharge or emission or release of which requires a permit or license under any Environmental Law or other Governmental Approval, (e) which are deemed by a Governmental Authority to constitute a nuisance or a trespass which pose a health or safety hazard to Persons or neighboring properties, or (f) which contain, without limitation, asbestos, polychlorinated biphenyls, urea formaldehyde foam insulation, petroleum hydrocarbons, petroleum derived substances or waste, crude oil, nuclear fuel, natural gas or synthetic gas.

Hedge Agreement” means (a) any and all rate swap transactions, basis swaps, credit derivative transactions, forward rate transactions, commodity swaps, commodity options, forward commodity

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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, (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, and (c) any other agreement, contract or transaction that constitutes a “swap” within the meaning of Section 1a(47) of the Commodity Exchange Act.

Hedge Bank” means any Person that, (a) at the time it enters into a Hedge Agreement with a Borrower Party permitted under Article IX, is a Lender, an Affiliate of a Lender, the Agent or an Affiliate of the Agent or (b) at the time it (or its Affiliate) becomes a Lender (including on the Closing Date), is a party to a Hedge Agreement with a Borrower Party, in each case in its capacity as a party to such Hedge Agreement.

Hedge Termination Value” means, in respect of any one or more Hedge Agreements, after taking into account the effect of any legally enforceable netting agreement relating to such Hedge Agreements, (a) for any date on or after the date such Hedge Agreements 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 Hedge Agreements, as determined based upon one or more mid-market or other readily available quotations provided by any recognized dealer in such Hedge Agreements (which may include a Lender or any Affiliate of a Lender).

Immaterial Subsidiary” means, subject to the proviso below, each Subsidiary designated as an “Immaterial Subsidiary” to the Agent in writing that (i) generates income in an amount less than 2.5% of Consolidated Net Income of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries or (ii) owns assets in an amount less than 2.5% of the Consolidated total assets of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, as reflected on the financial statements most recently provided to the Agent under this Agreement; provided, that at no time shall the aggregate total amount of income generated or assets held by all Immaterial Subsidiaries exceed 5.0% of the Consolidated Net Income or Consolidated total assets of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, as the case may be, as reflected on the financial statements most recently provided to the Agent under this Agreement.

Increased Amount Date” has the meaning set forth in Section 5.13(a).

Incremental Lender” has the meaning set forth in Section 5.13(a).

Incremental Loan Commitments” has the meaning set forth in Section 5.13(a).

Incremental Loans” has the meaning set forth in Section 5.13(a).

Incremental Revolving Credit Commitment” has the meaning set forth in Section 5.13(a).

Incremental Revolving Credit Increase” has the meaning set forth in Section 5.13(a).

Incremental Term Loan Credit Commitment” has the meaning set forth in Section 5.13(a).

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Incremental Term Loan” has the meaning set forth in Section 5.13(a).

Indebtedness” means, with respect to any Person, all items of indebtedness, obligation or liability, whether matured or unmatured, liquidated or unliquidated, direct or contingent, joint or several, including, but without limitation or duplication:

(A)All obligations of such Person for borrowed money;

(B)All obligations of such Person evidenced by bonds, debentures, notes or similar instruments, or upon which interest payments are customarily made;

(C)All indebtedness guaranteed, directly or indirectly, in any manner, or endorsed (other than for collection or deposit in the Ordinary Course of Business) or discounted with recourse;

(D)All indebtedness secured by (or which the holder of such indebtedness has a right, contingent or otherwise, to be secured by) any Lien upon property owned or acquired subject thereto, whether or not the liabilities secured thereby have been assumed;

(E)All indebtedness incurred as the lessee of assets or services under leases that, in accordance with GAAP, should be reflected on the lessee’s balance sheet;

(F)all obligations to pay the deferred purchase price of property or services of any such Person (including, without limitation, all obligations under non-competition, earn-out or similar agreements), except trade payables arising in the Ordinary Course of Business not more than ninety (90) days past due, or that are currently being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings and with respect to which reserves in conformity with GAAP have been provided for on the books of such Person;

(G)all obligations of such Person under conditional sale or other title retention agreements relating to property purchased by such Person to the extent of the value of such property (other than customary reservations or retentions of title under agreements with suppliers entered into in the Ordinary Course of Business);

(H)all obligations, contingent or otherwise, of any such Person relative to the face amount of letters of credit, whether or not drawn, including, without limitation, any Reimbursement Obligation, and banker’s acceptances issued for the account of any such Person;

(I)all obligations of any such Person in respect of Disqualified Equity Interests;

(J)all net obligations of such Person under any Hedge Agreements; and

(K)all Guarantees of any such Person with respect to any of the foregoing.

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

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

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Initial Issuing Lender” means KeyBank.

Initial Term Loan” means the term loan made, or to be made, to the Borrower by the Term Loan Lenders pursuant to Section 4.1.

Interest Period” means, as to each LIBOR Rate Loan, the period commencing on the date such LIBOR Rate Loan is disbursed or converted to or continued as a LIBOR Rate Loan and ending on the date one (1), three (3), or six (6) months thereafter, in each case as selected by the Borrower in its Notice of Borrowing or Notice of Conversion/Continuation and subject to availability; provided that:

(a)the Interest Period shall commence on the date of advance of or conversion to any LIBOR Rate Loan and, in the case of immediately successive Interest Periods, each successive Interest Period shall commence on the date on which the immediately preceding Interest Period expires;

(b)if any Interest Period would otherwise expire on a day that is not a Business Day, such Interest Period shall expire on the next succeeding Business Day; provided that with respect to any LIBOR Rate Loan, if any Interest Period with respect to such LIBOR Rate Loan would otherwise expire on a day that is not a Business Day but is a day of the month after which no further Business Day occurs in such month, such Interest Period shall expire on the immediately preceding Business Day;

(c)any Interest Period with respect to a LIBOR 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 relevant calendar month at the end of such Interest Period;

(d)no Interest Period shall extend beyond (i) the Revolving Credit Maturity Date with respect to any Revolving Credit Loans, or (ii) the Term Loan Maturity Date with respect to any Term Loans, as applicable; and

(e)there shall be no more than ten (10) Interest Periods in effect at any time.

IRS” means the United States Internal Revenue Service.

ISP98” means the International Standby Practices (1998 Revision, effective January 1, 1999), International Chamber of Commerce Publication No. 590.

Issuing Lender” means (i) the Initial Issuing Lender and (ii) any other Revolving Credit Lender (but excluding any Defaulting Lender) to the extent it has agreed in its sole discretion to act as an “Issuing Lender” hereunder and that has been approved in writing by the Borrower and the Agent (such approval by the Agent not unreasonably be delayed or withheld, and to the extent that such Lender is a Revolving Credit Lender on the Closing Date, such approval by the Agent shall not be required) as an “Issuing Lender” hereunder, in each case in its capacity as issuer of any Letter of Credit.

Judgment Currency” has the meaning set forth in Section 12.24.

KeyBank” means KeyBank National Association, a national banking association.

L/C Commitment” means, as to any Issuing Lender, the obligation of such Issuing Lender to issue Letters of Credit for the account of the Borrower or one or more of its Subsidiaries from time to time in an aggregate amount equal to (a) for the Initial Issuing Lender, the amount set forth opposite the name of such Initial Issuing Lender on Schedule 1.1(b) and (b) for any other Issuing Lender becoming an

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Issuing Lender after the Closing Date, such amount as separately agreed to in a written agreement between the Borrower and such Issuing Lender (which such agreement shall be promptly delivered to the Agent upon execution), in each case of clauses (a) and (b) above, any such amount may be changed after the Closing Date in a written agreement between the Borrower and such Issuing Lender (which such agreement shall be promptly delivered to the Agent upon execution); provided that the L/C Commitment with respect to any Person that ceases to be an Issuing Lender for any reason pursuant to the terms hereof shall be $0 (subject to the Letters of Credit of such Person remaining outstanding in accordance with the provisions hereof).

L/C Facility” means the letter of credit facility established pursuant to Article III.

L/C Obligations” means at any time, an amount equal to the sum of (a) the aggregate undrawn and unexpired Dollar Amount of the then outstanding Letters of Credit and (b) the aggregate Dollar Amount of drawings under Letters of Credit which have not then been reimbursed pursuant to Section 3.5.

L/C Participants” means, with respect to any Letter of Credit, the collective reference to all the Revolving Credit Lenders other than the applicable Issuing Lender.

L/C Sublimit” means the lesser of (a) $20,000,000 and (b) the Revolving Credit Commitment.

Latest Maturity Date” means, at any date of determination, the later of the Revolving Credit Maturity Date and the latest Term Loan Maturity Date.

Lender” means each Person executing this Agreement as a Lender on the Closing Date and any other Person that shall have become a party to this Agreement as a Lender pursuant to an Assignment and Assumption or pursuant to Section 5.13, other than any Person that ceases to be a party hereto as a Lender pursuant to an Assignment and Assumption.  Unless the context otherwise requires, the term “Lenders” includes the Swingline Lender.

Lender Parties” means, collectively, the Agent, the Lenders, the Issuing Lenders, the Hedge Banks, the Cash Management Banks, each co-agent or sub-agent appointed by the Agent from time to time pursuant to Section 11.5, any other holder from time to time of any Credit Agreement Obligations and, in each case, their respective successors and permitted assigns.

Lender Joinder Agreement” means a joinder agreement in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Agent delivered in connection with Section 5.13.

Lending Office” means, with respect to the Agent, any Lender or any Issuing Lender, the office or offices of such Person maintaining such Person’s Extensions of Credit or issuing such Letters of Credit, or such other office or offices as such Person may from time to time notify the Borrower and the Agent, which office may include any Affiliate of such Person or any domestic or foreign branch of such Person or such Affiliate.

Letter of Credit Application” means an application, in the form specified by the applicable Issuing Lender from time to time, requesting such Issuing Lender to issue a Letter of Credit.

Letters of Credit” means the collective reference to letters of credit issued pursuant to Section 3.1.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, a letter of credit issued by any Issuing Lender (other than KeyBank at any time it is also acting as the Agent) shall not be a “Letter of Credit” for purposes of the Loan Documents until such time as the Agent has been notified in writing of the issuance

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thereof by the applicable Issuing Lender.  Letters of Credit may be issued in Dollars or in an Alternative Currency.

Liabilities” means all Indebtedness that, in accordance with GAAP, should be classified as liabilities on a balance sheet of a Person.

LIBOR” means,

(a)for any interest rate calculation with respect to a LIBOR Rate Loan, the rate of interest per annum determined on the basis of the rate for deposits in the applicable Permitted Currency for a period equal to the applicable Interest Period which appears on Reuters Screen LIBOR01 Page (or any applicable successor page) at approximately 11:00 a.m. (London time) two (2) London Banking Days prior to the first day of the applicable Interest Period.  If, for any reason, such rate does not appear on Reuters Screen LIBOR01 Page (or any applicable successor page), then “LIBOR” shall be determined by the Agent to be the arithmetic average of the rate per annum at which deposits in the applicable Permitted Currency in minimum amounts of at least the Equivalent Amount of $5,000,000 would be offered by first class banks in the London interbank market to the Agent at approximately 11:00 a.m. (London time) two (2) London Banking Days prior to the first day of the applicable Interest Period for a period equal to such Interest Period.

(b)for any interest rate calculation with respect to a Base Rate Loan, the rate of interest per annum determined on the basis of the rate for deposits in Dollars for an Interest Period equal to one month (commencing on the date of determination of such interest rate) which appears on the Reuters Screen LIBOR01 Page (or any applicable successor page) at approximately 11:00 a.m. (London time) on such date of determination, or, if such date is not a Business Day, then the immediately preceding Business Day.  If, for any reason, such rate does not appear on Reuters Screen LIBOR01 Page (or any applicable successor page) then “LIBOR” for such Base Rate Loan shall be determined by the Agent to be the arithmetic average of the rate per annum at which deposits in Dollars would be offered by first class banks in the London interbank market to the Agent at approximately 11:00 a.m. (London time) on such date of determination for a period equal to one month commencing on such date of determination.

Each calculation by the Agent of LIBOR shall be conclusive and binding for all purposes, absent manifest error.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, in no event shall LIBOR be less than (a) 0.0% in the case of the Revolving Credit Facility and (b) 1.00% in the case of the Term Loan Facility.

LIBOR Rate” means a rate per annum determined by the Agent pursuant to the following formula:

LIBOR Rate =

LIBOR

 

1.00-Eurodollar Reserve Percentage

LIBOR Rate Loan” means any Loan bearing interest at a rate based upon the LIBOR Rate as provided in Section 5.1(a).  Each reference to a LIBOR Rate Loan when used in connection with a Revolving Credit Loan or a Term Loan shall mean a Fixed Rate LIBOR Loan.

Lien” means, with respect to any asset, any mortgage, leasehold mortgage, lien, pledge, charge, security interest, hypothecation or encumbrance of any kind in respect of such asset.  For the purposes of this Agreement, a Person shall be deemed to own subject to a Lien any asset which it has acquired or

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holds subject to the interest of a vendor or lessor under any conditional sale agreement, capital lease or other title retention agreement relating to such asset.

Limited Condition Acquisition” means a Permitted Acquisition or other Investment by Borrower or one or more of its Subsidiaries whose consummation is not conditioned on the availability of, or on obtaining, third party financing.

Loan Documents” means, collectively, this Agreement, each Note, the Letter of Credit Applications, the Security Documents, the Subsidiary Guaranty Agreement, the Fee Letters, and each other document, instrument, certificate and agreement executed and delivered by the Borrower Parties or any of their respective Subsidiaries in favor of or provided to the Agent or any Lender Party in connection with this Agreement or otherwise referred to herein or contemplated hereby (excluding any Secured Hedge Agreement and any Secured Cash Management Agreement).

Loans” means the collective reference to the Revolving Credit Loans, the Term Loan and the Swingline Loans, and “Loan” means any of such Loans.

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

Long-Term Indebtedness” means at any date (a) any Indebtedness which matures (or the maturity of which may at the option of the applicable Person be extended such that it matures) more than one year after such date, and (b) any Capital Lease Obligations arising under any capital lease with a remaining term of more than one year after such date.

Margin Stock” shall have the meaning assigned to such term in Regulation U of the Board of Governors of the United States Federal Reserve System, or any successor thereto.

Material Adverse Effect” means, with respect to the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, (a) a material adverse effect on the operations, business, assets, properties, liabilities (actual or contingent) or condition (financial or otherwise) of such Persons, taken as a whole, (b) a material impairment of the ability of any such Person to perform its obligations under the Loan Documents to which it is a party, (c) a material impairment of the rights and remedies of the Agent or any Lender under any Loan Document or (d) an impairment of the legality, validity, binding effect or enforceability against any Borrower Party of any Loan Document to which it is a party.

Material Contract” means (a) any contract or agreement, written or oral, of any Borrower Party or any of its Subsidiaries (other than contracts or agreements with respect to Acquisitions) involving monetary liability of or to any such Person in an amount which might reasonably be expected to exceed $25,000,000 during any Fiscal Year or (b) any other contract or agreement, written or oral, of any Borrower Party or any of its Subsidiaries, the breach, non‑performance, cancellation or failure to renew of which could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

Material Owned Real Property” shall mean any Real Property, or group of related tracts of Real Property, acquired (whether in a single transaction or a series of transactions) or owned in fee by any Borrower Party, in each case, in respect of which the fair market value (including the fair market value of improvements owned by such Borrower Party and located thereon) on such date of determination exceeds $2,000,000.

Minimum Collateral Amount” means, at any time, (a) with respect to Cash Collateral consisting of cash or deposit account balances, an amount equal to 103% of the sum of (i) the Fronting Exposure of

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the Issuing Lender with respect to Letters of Credit issued and outstanding at such time and (ii) the Fronting Exposure of the Swingline Lender with respect to all Swingline Loans outstanding at such time and (b) otherwise, an amount determined by the Agent and each of the applicable Issuing Lenders that is entitled to Cash Collateral hereunder at such time in their sole discretion.

Moody’s” means Moody’s Investors Service, Inc.

Mortgaged Property” means the “Mortgaged Property” as defined in the Mortgages.

Mortgages” means the collective reference to each mortgage, deed of trust or other real property security document, encumbering any Real Property now or hereafter owned by any Borrower Party, in each case, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Agent and executed by such Borrower Party in favor of the Agent, for the ratable benefit of the Lender Parties.

Multiemployer Plan” means a “multiemployer plan” as defined in Section 4001(a)(3) of ERISA to which any Borrower Party or any ERISA Affiliate is making, or is accruing an obligation to make, or has accrued an obligation to make contributions within the preceding seven (7) years.

Net Cash Proceeds” means, as applicable, (a) with respect to any Asset Disposition or Casualty or Condemnation Event, the gross proceeds received by any Borrower Party or any of its Subsidiaries therefrom (including any cash, Cash Equivalents, deferred payment pursuant to, or by monetization of, a note receivable or otherwise, as and when received) less the sum of (i) in the case of an Asset Disposition, all income taxes and other taxes assessed by, or reasonably estimated to be payable to, a Governmental Authority as a result of such transaction (provided that if such estimated taxes exceed the amount of actual taxes required to be paid in cash in respect of such Asset Disposition, the amount of such excess shall constitute Net Cash Proceeds), (ii) all reasonable and customary out-of-pocket fees and expenses incurred in connection with such transaction or event and (iii) the principal amount of, premium, if any, and interest on any Indebtedness secured by a Lien on the asset (or a portion thereof) disposed of, which Indebtedness is required to be repaid in connection with such transaction or event, and (b) with respect to any Debt Issuance or issuance of Equity Interests, the gross cash proceeds received by any Borrower Party or any of its Subsidiaries therefrom less all reasonable and customary out-of-pocket legal, underwriting and other fees and expenses incurred in connection therewith.

Net Income” means the net income of an applicable Person for the applicable period as determined in accordance with GAAP, but excluding for purposes of determining any financial ratios under this Agreement, all Extraordinary Receipts and any income tax expense on such Extraordinary Receipts and any tax deductions or credits on account of such Extraordinary Receipts.

Non-Consenting Lender” means any Lender that does not approve any consent, waiver, amendment, modification or termination that (i) requires the approval of all Lenders or all affected Lenders with respect to a certain Class or Series in accordance with the terms of Section 12.2 and (ii) 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-Guarantor Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary of the Borrower that is not a Borrower Party.

Notes” means the collective reference to the Revolving Credit Notes, the Swingline Note, and the Term Loan Notes.

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Notice of Account Designation” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.3(b).

Notice of Borrowing” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.3(a).

Notice of Conversion/Continuation” has the meaning set forth in Section 5.2.

Notice of Prepayment” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.4(c).

OFAC” means the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control.

Officer’s Compliance Certificate” means a certificate of the chief financial officer or the treasurer of the Borrower substantially in the form attached as Exhibit F.

OID” means original issue discount.

Ordinary Course of Business” means an action taken by a Person only if:

(A)Such action is consistent with the past practices of such Person and is taken in the ordinary course of the normal day-to-day operations of such Person; and

(B)Such action is not required to be authorized by the Governing Body of such Person under Applicable Laws.

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, documentary, intangible, recording, filing, registration 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 5.12).

Participant” has the meaning set forth in Section 12.10(d).

Participant Register” has the meaning set forth in Section 12.10(d).

Participating Member State” means each state so described in any EMU Legislation.

PATRIOT Act” means the USA PATRIOT Act (Title III of Pub. L. 107-56 (signed into law October 26, 2001)).

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

Pension Plan” means any Employee Benefit Plan, other than a Multiemployer Plan, which is subject to the provisions of Title IV of ERISA or Section 412 of the Code and which (a) is maintained, funded or administered for the employees of any Borrower Party or any ERISA Affiliate or (b) has at any time within the preceding seven (7) years been maintained, funded or administered for the employees of any Borrower Party or any current or former ERISA Affiliates.

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Permitted Acquisition” means any Acquisition by any Borrower Party if each such Acquisition meets all of the following requirements:

(a)no less than five (5) Business Days prior to the proposed closing date of such Acquisition, the Borrower shall have delivered written notice of such Acquisition to the Agent and the Lenders, which notice shall include the proposed closing date of such Acquisition; provided that if the consideration for any such Acquisition (other than consideration consisting of Equity Interests of the Borrower) is less than or equal to $25,000,000, such notice within five (5) Business Days after the closing date of such Acquisition;

(b)such Acquisition has been approved by the board of directors (or equivalent governing body) of the Person to be acquired;

(c)the Person or business to be acquired shall be in a line of business permitted pursuant to Section 9.10;

(d)if such transaction is a merger or consolidation, the Borrower or a Subsidiary shall be the surviving Person and no Change in Control shall have been effected thereby;

(e)the Borrower shall deliver to the Agent all documents required to be delivered pursuant to, and in accordance with, Section 8.14;

(f)if the consideration for any such Acquisition (other than consideration consisting of Equity Interests of the Borrower) exceeds $25,000,000, no later than five (5) Business Days prior to the proposed closing date of such Acquisition, the Borrower shall have delivered to the Agent an Officer’s Compliance Certificate for the most recent fiscal quarter end preceding such Acquisition for which financial statements are available demonstrating, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Agent, that the Borrower is in compliance on a Pro Forma Basis (as of the date of the Acquisition and after giving effect thereto and any Indebtedness incurred in connection therewith) with each covenant contained in Section 9.11;

(g)Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio calculated on a Pro Forma Basis (as of the proposed closing date of the Acquisition and after giving effect thereto and any Indebtedness incurred in connection therewith) shall be no greater than the lesser of (i) 5.00 to 1.00 and (ii) the then applicable covenant level specified in Section 9.11, provided, in the case of a Limited Condition Acquisition, the foregoing ratio may, at the election of the Borrower, be tested as of the date of the execution of the acquisition agreement therefor, rather than the closing date thereof;

(h)if the consideration for any such Acquisition (other than consideration consisting of Equity Interests of the Borrower) exceeds $25,000,000, promptly, but in no event later than five (5) Business Days after to the closing date of such Acquisition the Borrower, to the extent requested by the Agent, (i) shall have delivered to the Agent copies of the material Permitted Acquisition Documents, and (ii) shall have delivered to, or made available for inspection by, the Agent substantially complete Permitted Acquisition Diligence Information;

(i)no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing both before and after giving effect to such Acquisition and any Indebtedness incurred in connection therewith; provided, in the case of a Limited Condition Acquisition, such condition may, at the election of the Borrower, be tested as of the date of the execution of the acquisition agreement therefor, rather than the closing date thereof; and

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(j)if the consideration for any such Acquisition (other than consideration consisting of Equity Interests of the Borrower) exceeds $25,000,000, the Borrower shall have (i) delivered to the Agent a certificate of a Responsible Officer certifying that all of the requirements set forth above have been satisfied or will be satisfied on or prior to the consummation of such Acquisition and (ii) provided such other documents and other information as may be reasonably requested by the Agent or the Required Lenders (through the Agent) in connection with such Acquisition.

Permitted Acquisition Diligence Information” means with respect to any Acquisition proposed by the Borrower or any Subsidiary, to the extent applicable, all material financial information obtained by the Borrower or any Subsidiary in connection with such Acquisition and reasonably requested to be delivered to the Agent (except to the extent that any such information is (a) subject to any confidentiality agreement, unless mutually agreeable arrangements can be made to preserve such information as confidential, (b) classified or (c) subject to any attorney-client privilege).

Permitted Acquisition Documents” means with respect to any Acquisition proposed by the Borrower or any Subsidiary, final copies or substantially final drafts if not executed at the required time of delivery of the purchase agreement, sale agreement, merger agreement or other agreement evidencing such Acquisition, including, without limitation, all legal opinions and each other document executed, delivered, contemplated by or prepared in connection therewith and any amendment, modification or supplement to any of the foregoing.

Permitted Currency” means Dollars or any Alternative Currency, or each such currency, as the context requires.

Permitted Liens” means the Liens permitted pursuant to Section 9.2.

Permitted Unsecured Debt” shall mean in respect of Indebtedness of the Borrower meeting the following requirements: (i) such Indebtedness (x) does not have a maturity date or have any mandatory prepayment or redemption features (other than customary asset sale events, insurance and condemnation proceeds events, change of control offers or events of default), in each case prior to the date that is at least 91 days after the then latest maturity date applicable to Loans hereunder at the time such Indebtedness is incurred and (y) solely in the case of any such Indebtedness in the form of loans, does not have a shorter weighted average life to maturity than the Term Loans; (ii) such Indebtedness is not guaranteed by any Persons that are not Subsidiary Guarantors, (iii) such Indebtedness is unsecured, and (iv) the terms and conditions of such Indebtedness (excluding pricing, interest rate margins, rate floors, discounts, premiums, fees, and prepayment or redemption terms and provisions which shall be determined by the Borrower) are (A) reasonably satisfactory to the Agent or (B) not materially more restrictive to the Borrower and its Subsidiaries (when taken as a whole) than the terms and conditions of this Agreement (when taken as a whole) provided, that a certificate delivered to the Agent at least five Business Days prior to the incurrence of such Indebtedness, together with a reasonably detailed description of the material terms and conditions of such Indebtedness or drafts of the documentation relating thereto, stating that the Borrower has determined in good faith that such terms and conditions satisfy the requirements of this definition, shall be conclusive evidence that such terms and conditions satisfy the requirements of this definition unless the Agent notifies the Borrower within such five Business Day period that it disagrees with such determination (including a reasonable description of the basis for such disagreement).

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

Platform” has the meaning set forth in Section 8.2.

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Pledged Collateral” means the “Pledged Equity Interests” as defined in the Security Agreement.

Pledged Foreign Subsidiary” means any Foreign Subsidiary whose Equity Interests (all or a portion) of which are Pledged Collateral.  

Prime Rate” means, at any time, the rate of interest per annum publicly announced from time to time by the Agent as its prime rate.  Each change in the Prime Rate shall be effective as of the opening of business on the day such change in such prime rate occurs.  The parties hereto acknowledge that the rate announced publicly by the Agent as its prime rate is an index or base rate and shall not necessarily be its lowest or best rate charged to its customers or other banks.

Pro Forma Basis” means, for purposes of calculating Consolidated EBITDA for any period during which one or more Specified Transactions occurs, that such Specified Transaction (and all other Specified Transactions that have been consummated during the applicable period) shall be deemed to have occurred as of the first day of the applicable period of measurement and all income statement items (whether positive or negative) attributable to the Property or Person disposed of in a Specified Disposition shall be excluded and all income statement items (whether positive or negative) attributable to the Property or Person acquired in a Permitted Acquisition shall be included (provided that such income statement items to be included are reflected in financial statements or other financial data furnished to the Agent and based upon reasonable assumptions and calculations which are expected to have a continuous impact).

Project Dragon Acquisition” means the acquisition by the Borrower of Flowchem Holdings LLC, a Delaware limited liability company pursuant to the terms of the Project Dragon Acquisition Agreement.

Project Dragon Acquisition Agreement” means that certain Purchase Agreement and Plan of Merger dated as of April 23, 2017, by and among KMG Chemicals, Inc., KMG FC, LLC, Flowchem Holdings LLC, Arsenal Capital Partners III-B LP, and ACP Flowchem LLC.

Property” means any right or interest in or to property of any kind whatsoever, whether real, personal or mixed and whether tangible or intangible, including, without limitation, Equity Interests.

Public Lenders” has the meaning set forth in Section 8.2.

Qualified ECP Guarantor” has the meaning set forth in Section 12.22.

Qualified Equity Interests” means any Equity Interests that are not Disqualified Equity Interests.

Real Property” shall mean all real property held or used by any Borrower Party, which relevant Borrower Party owns in fee or in which it holds a leasehold interest as a tenant, including as of the Closing Date.

Recipient” means (a) the Agent, (b) any Lender and (c) any Issuing Lender, as applicable.

Refinancing” means the refinancing of (a) the existing Indebtedness of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries under the Existing Credit Agreement and (b) the existing Indebtedness of the Target and its Subsidiaries under its existing credit agreement.

Register” has the meaning set forth in Section 12.10(c).

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Regulation T” shall mean Regulation T of the Board of Governors as in effect from time to time.

Regulation U” shall mean Regulation U of the Board of Governors as in effect from time to time.

Regulation X” shall mean Regulation X of the Board of Governors as in effect from time to time.

Reimbursement Obligation” means the obligation of the Borrower to reimburse any Issuing Lender pursuant to Section 3.5 for amounts drawn under Letters of Credit issued by such Issuing Lender.

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.

Required Lenders” means, at any date, any combination of the Lenders holding more than fifty percent (50%) of the sum of the aggregate amount of the Total Credit Exposures of all Lenders; provided, that the Total Credit Exposure of any Defaulting Lender shall be disregarded in determining Required Lenders at any time; provided, further, that at any time there are two or more Lenders, the Required Lenders must include at least two Lenders unless there is only one Lender that is not a Defaulting Lender.

Rents” means all the rents, issues, and profits now due and which may hereafter become due under or by virtue of the Assigned Leases, together with all claims and rights to the payment of money at any time arising in connection with any rejection or breach of any of the Assigned Leases under Bankruptcy Law, including without limitation, all rights to recover damages arising out of such breach or rejection, all rights to charges payable by a tenant or trustee in respect of the leased premises following the entry of an order for relief under any Bankruptcy Law in respect of a tenant and all rentals and charges outstanding under the Assigned Leases as of the date of entry of such order for relief.

Repricing Event” shall mean (a) any prepayment or repayment of all or any portion of the Initial Term Loans with the proceeds of, or any conversion of all or any portion of the Initial Term Loan into, any new or replacement loans or similar bank indebtedness bearing interest with an All-In Yield less than the All-In Yield applicable to the Initial Term Loans and (b) any amendment, restatement, amendment and restatement or other modification to this Agreement which reduces the All-In Yield applicable to all or a portion of the Initial Term Loans.

Responsible Officer” means, as to any Person, the chief executive officer, president, chief financial officer, controller, treasurer or assistant treasurer of such Person or any other officer of such Person designated in writing by such Person and reasonably acceptable to the Agent.  Any document delivered hereunder or under any other Loan Document that is signed by a Responsible Officer of a Person shall be conclusively presumed to have been authorized by all necessary corporate, partnership and/or other action on the part of such Person and such Responsible Officer shall be conclusively presumed to have acted on behalf of such Person.

Restricted Payment” has the meaning set forth in Section 9.6.

Retained Excess Cash Flow Amount” means, at any date, an amount, which shall not be less than zero, determined on a cumulative basis, equal to 50% of Excess Cash Flow for all completed Fiscal Years (commencing with the Fiscal Year ending July 31, 2018) as evidenced by the Officer’s Compliance Certificate for the most recent Fiscal Year delivered pursuant to Section 8.2.

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Revaluation Date” means (a) with respect to any Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loan, each of the following: (i) the date of making any such Loan, (ii) each continuation of such Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loan, (iii) the last Business Day of each calendar quarter and (iv) such additional dates as the Agent shall determine or the Required Lenders shall reasonably require and (b) with respect to any Letter of Credit, each of the following: (i) the date of issuance of any Letter of Credit denominated in an Alternative Currency, (ii) each date of an amendment of any such Letter of Credit having the effect of increasing the amount thereof, (iii) each date of any payment by the Issuing Lender under any Letter of Credit denominated in an Alternative Currency, (iv) the last Business Day of each calendar quarter and (v) such additional dates as the Agent or the Issuing Lender shall determine or the Required Lenders shall reasonably require.

Revolving Credit Commitment” means (a) as to any Revolving Credit Lender, the obligation of such Revolving Credit Lender to make Revolving Credit Loans to, and to purchase participations in L/C Obligations and Swingline Loans for the account of, the Borrower hereunder in an aggregate principal amount at any time outstanding not to exceed the amount set forth opposite such Revolving Credit Lender’s name on the Register, as such amount may be modified at any time or from time to time pursuant to the terms hereof (including, without limitation, Section 5.13) and (b) as to all Revolving Credit Lenders, the aggregate commitment of all Revolving Credit Lenders to make Revolving Credit Loans, as such amount may be modified at any time or from time to time pursuant to the terms hereof (including, without limitation, Section 5.13).  The aggregate Revolving Credit Commitment of all the Revolving Credit Lenders on the Closing Date shall be $50,000,000.  The initial Revolving Credit Commitment of each Revolving Credit Lender is set forth opposite the name of such Lender on Schedule 1.1(b).

Revolving Credit Commitment Percentage” means, with respect to any Revolving Credit Lender at any time, the percentage (carried out to the ninth decimal place) of the total Revolving Credit Commitments of all the Revolving Credit Lenders represented by such Revolving Credit Lender’s Revolving Credit Commitment.  If the Revolving Credit Commitments have terminated or expired, the Revolving Credit Commitment Percentages shall be determined based upon the Revolving Credit Commitments most recently in effect, giving effect to any assignments.  The initial Revolving Credit Commitment Percentage of each Revolving Credit Lender is set forth opposite the name of such Lender on Schedule 1.1(b).

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

Revolving Credit Facility” means the revolving credit facility established pursuant to Article II (including any increase in such revolving credit facility established pursuant to Section 5.13).

Revolving Credit Lenders” means, collectively, all of the Lenders with a Revolving Credit Commitment.

Revolving Credit Loan” means any revolving loan (including any Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loan) made to the Borrower pursuant to Section 2.1, and all such revolving loans collectively as the context requires.

Revolving Credit Maturity Date” means the earliest to occur of (a) June 15, 2022, (b) the date of termination of the entire Revolving Credit Commitment by the Borrower pursuant to Section 2.5, and (c) the date of termination of the Revolving Credit Commitment pursuant to Section 10.2(a).

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Revolving Credit Note” means a promissory note made by the Borrower in favor of a Revolving Credit Lender evidencing the Dollar Amount of the Revolving Credit Loans made by such Revolving Credit Lender, substantially in the form attached as Exhibit A-1, and any substitutes therefor, and any replacements, restatements, renewals or extension thereof, in whole or in part.

Revolving Credit Outstandings” means the sum of (a) with respect to Revolving Credit Loans and Swingline Loans on any date, the aggregate outstanding principal Dollar Amount thereof after giving effect to any borrowings and prepayments or repayments of Revolving Credit Loans and Swingline Loans, as the case may be, occurring on such date; plus (b) with respect to any L/C Obligations on any date, the aggregate outstanding Dollar Amount thereof on such date after giving effect to any Extensions of Credit occurring on such date and any other changes in the aggregate Dollar Amount of the L/C Obligations as of such date, including as a result of any reimbursements of outstanding unpaid drawings under any Letters of Credit or any reductions in the maximum amount available for drawing under Letters of Credit taking effect on such date.

S&P” means Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC, a part of McGraw-Hill Financial and any successor thereto.

Sanctioned Country” means a country, territory, or region which is itself the subject or target of any Sanctions, including a country subject to a sanctions program identified on the list maintained by OFAC and available at http://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/Programs/Pages/Programs.aspx, or as otherwise published from time to time.

Sanctioned Person” means (a) a Person named on the list of “Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons” maintained by OFAC available at http://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/SDN-List/Pages/default.aspx, or as otherwise published from time to time, (b) a Person named on the lists maintained by the United Nations Security Council available at http://www.un.org/sc/committees/list_compend.shtml, or as otherwise published from time to time, (c) a Person named on the lists maintained by the European Union available at http://eeas.europa.eu/cfsp/sanctions/consol-list_en.htm, or as otherwise published from time to time, (d) a Person named on the lists maintained by Her Majesty’s Treasury available at http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/fin_sanctions_index.htm, or as otherwise published from time to time, or (e) (i) an agency of the government of a Sanctioned Country, (ii) an organization owned by or controlled by any such Person or Persons described in the foregoing clauses (a), (b), or (c), or (iii) a Person operating, organized or resident in a Sanctioned Country.

Sanctions” means economic or financial sanctions or trade embargoes imposed, administered or enforced from time to time by (a) the U.S. government, including those administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department of the Treasury or the U.S. Department of State, or (b) the United Nations Security Council, the European Union, any European Union member state or Her Majesty’s Treasury of the United Kingdom.

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

Secured Cash Management Agreement” means any Cash Management Agreement between or among any Borrower Party and any Cash Management Bank.

Secured Hedge Agreement” means any Hedge Agreement between or among any Borrower Party and any Hedge Bank.

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Securities Act” shall mean the Securities Act of 1933, as amended from time to time, and any successor statute.

Security Agreement” means that certain Security Agreement of even date herewith executed by the Borrower Parties in favor of the Agent, for the ratable benefit of the Lender Parties, which shall be in form and substance acceptable to the Agent, together with any and all extensions, revisions, modifications or amendments at any time made thereto.

Security Documents” means the collective reference to the Security Agreement, the Mortgages, and each other agreement or writing pursuant to which any Borrower Party pledges or grants a security interest in any Property or assets securing the Credit Agreement Obligations.

Series” shall mean (i) when used with respect to the Lenders, each of the following classes of Lenders: (a) Lenders having Revolving Credit Loans incurred pursuant to the Revolving Credit Commitments in effect on the Closing Date, (b) Lenders having Revolving Credit Loans with identical terms and conditions incurred pursuant to Incremental Revolving Credit Commitments, (c) Lenders having Revolving Credit Loans or Revolving Credit Commitments extended pursuant to an Extension Amendment and having the same maturity date, (d) Lenders having Initial Term Loans or Commitments to make Initial Term Loans with the same maturity date, (e) Lenders having Incremental Term Loans or Commitments to make Incremental Term Loans with identical terms and conditions, and (f) Lenders having such other Series of Term Loans or Term Loan Commitments extended pursuant to the same Extension Amendment and having the same maturity date, and (ii) when used with respect to Loans or Commitments, each of the following classes of Loans or Commitments: (a) Revolving Credit Loans incurred pursuant to the Revolving Credit Commitments in effect on the Closing Date, (b) Revolving Credit Loans or Revolving Credit Commitments extended pursuant to an Extension Amendment and having the same maturity date, (c) Initial Term Loans and Commitments to make Initial Term Loans with the same maturity date and (d) such other Series of Term Loans or Term Loan Commitments extended pursuant to the same Extension Amendment and having the same maturity date.

Solvent” and “Solvency” mean, with respect to any Person on any date of determination, that on such date (a) the fair value of the property of such Person is greater than the total amount of liabilities, including contingent liabilities, of such Person, (b) the present fair 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, (c) such Person does not intend to, and does not believe that it will, incur debts or liabilities beyond such Person’s ability to pay such debts and liabilities as they mature, (d) such Person is not engaged in business or a transaction, and is not about to engage in business or a transaction, for which such Person’s property would constitute an unreasonably small capital, and (e) such Person is able to pay its debts and liabilities, contingent obligations and other commitments as they mature in the Ordinary Course of Business.  The amount of contingent liabilities at any time shall be computed as the amount that, in the light of all the facts and circumstances existing at such time, represents the amount that can reasonably be expected to become an actual or matured liability.

Specified Disposition” means any disposition of all or substantially all of the assets or Equity Interests of any Subsidiary of the Borrower or any division, business unit, product line or line of business of the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries.

Specified Representations” means, collectively, (a) the representations made by or on behalf of the Target and its Subsidiaries in the Project Dragon Acquisition Agreement as are material to the interests of the Lenders, but only to the extent that the Borrower has the right to decline to consummate the Project Dragon Acquisition as a result of a breach or inaccuracy of such representations in the Project

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Dragon Acquisition Agreement and (b) the representations and warranties contained in Sections 7.1, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.10, 7.11, 7.17, 7.20, and 7.21.

Specified Transactions” means (a) any Specified Disposition, (b) any Permitted Acquisition, and (c) the Transactions.

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

Subsidiary” means as to any Person, any corporation, partnership, limited liability company or other entity of which more than fifty percent (50%) of the outstanding Equity Interests having ordinary voting power to elect a majority of the board of directors (or equivalent governing body) or other managers of such corporation, partnership, limited liability company or other entity is at the time owned by (directly or indirectly) or the management is otherwise controlled by (directly or indirectly) such Person (irrespective of whether, at the time, Equity Interests of any other class or classes of such corporation, partnership, limited liability company or other entity shall have or might have voting power by reason of the happening of any contingency).  Unless otherwise qualified, references to “Subsidiary” or “Subsidiaries” herein shall refer to those of the Borrower.

Subsidiary Guarantors” means, collectively, all direct and indirect Subsidiaries of the Borrower (other than Excluded Subsidiaries) in existence on the Closing Date or which become a party to the Subsidiary Guaranty Agreement pursuant to Section 8.14.  For the avoidance of doubt, no Excluded Subsidiary shall be required to be a Subsidiary Guarantor.

Subsidiary Guaranty Agreement” means the unconditional guaranty agreement of even date herewith executed by the Subsidiary Guarantors in favor of the Agent, for the ratable benefit and the Lender Parties, which shall be in form and substance acceptable to the Agent.

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

Swingline Commitment” means the lesser of (a) $10,000,000 and (b) the Revolving Credit Commitment.

Swingline Facility” means the swingline facility established pursuant to Section 2.2.

Swingline Lender” means KeyBank in its capacity as swingline lender hereunder or any successor thereto.

Swingline Loan” means any swingline loan made by the Swingline Lender to the Borrower pursuant to Section 2.2, and all such swingline loans collectively as the context requires.

Swingline Note” means a promissory note made by the Borrower in favor of the Swingline Lender evidencing the Swingline Loans made by the Swingline Lender, substantially in the form attached as Exhibit A-2, and any substitutes therefor, and any replacements, restatements, renewals or extension thereof, in whole or in part.

Target” means Flowchem Holdings LLC, a Delaware limited liability company.

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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, fines, additions to tax or penalties applicable thereto.

Term Loan Commitment” means: (a) as to any Term Loan Lender, the obligation of such Term Loan Lender to make a portion of the Initial Term Loan to the account of the Borrower hereunder on the Closing Date in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed the amount set forth opposite such Lender’s name on the Register, as such amount may be increased, reduced or otherwise modified at any time or from time to time pursuant to the terms hereof; and (b) as to all Term Loan Lenders, the aggregate commitment of all Term Loan Lenders to make such Term Loans.  The aggregate Term Loan Commitment with respect to the Initial Term Loan of all Term Loan Lenders on the Closing Date shall be $550,000,000.  The Term Loan Commitment of each Term Loan Lender as of the Closing Date is set forth opposite the name of such Term Loan Lender on Schedule 1.1(b).

Term Loan Facility” means the term loan facility established pursuant to Article IV.

Term Loan Lender” means any Lender with a Term Loan Commitment and/or outstanding Term Loans.

Term Loan Maturity Date” means the earlier to occur of (a) June 15, 2024 (or, with respect to any Lender, such later date as requested by the Borrower pursuant to Section 5.17 and accepted by such Lender) and (b) the date of acceleration of the Term Loans pursuant to Section 10.2(a).

Term Loan Note” means a promissory note made by the Borrower in favor of a Term Loan Lender evidencing the portion of the Term Loans made by such Term Loan Lender, substantially in the form attached as Exhibit A-3, and any substitutes therefor, and any replacements, restatements, renewals or extension thereof, in whole or in part.

Term Loan Percentage” means, with respect to any Term Loan Lender at any time, the percentage of the total outstanding principal balance of the Term Loans represented by the outstanding principal balance of such Term Loan Lender’s Term Loans.  The Term Loan Percentage of each Term Loan Lender as of the Closing Date is set forth opposite the name of such Lender on Schedule 1.1(a).

Term Loans” means the Initial Term Loans and “Term Loan” means any of such Term Loans.

Termination Event” means the occurrence of any of the following which, individually or in the aggregate, has resulted or could reasonably be expected to result in liability of the Borrower in an aggregate amount in excess of the Threshold Amount: (a) a “Reportable Event” described in Section 4043 of ERISA for which the thirty (30) day notice requirement has not been waived by the PBGC, or (b) the withdrawal of any Borrower Party or any ERISA Affiliate from a Pension Plan during a plan year in which it 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, or (c) the termination of a Pension Plan, the filing of a notice of intent to terminate a Pension Plan or the treatment of a Pension Plan amendment as a termination, under Section 4041 of ERISA, if the plan assets are not sufficient to pay all plan liabilities, or (d) the institution of proceedings to terminate, or the appointment of a trustee with respect to, any Pension Plan by the PBGC, or (e) any other event or condition which would constitute grounds under Section 4042(a) of ERISA for the termination of, or the appointment of a trustee to administer, any Pension Plan, or (f) the imposition of a Lien pursuant to Section 430(k) of the Code or Section 303 of ERISA, or (g) the determination that any Pension Plan or Multiemployer Plan is considered an at-risk plan or plan in endangered or critical status with the meaning of Sections 430, 431 or 432 of the Code or Sections 303, 304 or 305 of ERISA or (h) the partial or complete withdrawal of any

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Borrower Party or any ERISA Affiliate from a Multiemployer Plan if withdrawal liability is asserted by such plan, or (i) any event or condition which results in the reorganization or insolvency of a Multiemployer Plan under Sections 4241 or 4245 of ERISA, or (j) any event or condition which results in the termination of a Multiemployer Plan under Section 4041A of ERISA or the institution by PBGC of proceedings to terminate a Multiemployer Plan under Section 4042 of ERISA, or (k) 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 any Borrower Party or any ERISA Affiliate.

Threshold Amount” means $10,000,000.

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

Transaction Costs” means all transaction fees, charges and other amounts related to the Transactions and any Permitted Acquisitions (including, without limitation, any financing fees, merger and acquisition fees, legal fees and expenses, due diligence fees or any other fees and expenses in connection therewith), in each case to the extent paid within six (6) months of the closing of the Credit Facility or such Permitted Acquisition, as applicable, and approved by the Agent in its reasonable discretion.

Transactions” means, collectively, (a) the closing of this Agreement and the Refinancing, (b) the initial Extensions of Credit, (c) the closing of the Project Dragon Acquisition, and (d) the payment of the Transaction Costs incurred in connection with the foregoing.

UCC” means the Uniform Commercial Code as in effect in the State of Texas or any other applicable jurisdiction.

Undisclosed Administration” means, in relation to a Lender or its direct or indirect parent company, the appointment of an administrator, provisional liquidator, conservator, receiver, trustee, custodian, or other similar official by a supervisory authority or regulator under or based on the law in the country where such Lender or such parent company is subject to home jurisdiction, if applicable law requires that such appointment not be disclosed.

Uniform Customs” means the Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits (2007 Revision), effective July, 2007 International Chamber of Commerce Publication No. 600.

United States” means the United States of America.

Unrestricted Cash” means, as of any date of determination, the aggregate amount of all cash and Cash Equivalents on the consolidated balance sheet of the Borrower Parties that are not “restricted” for purposes of GAAP; provided, however, that the aggregate amount of Unrestricted Cash shall not include any cash or Cash Equivalents that are subject to a Lien (other than any Lien in favor of the Agent or customary Liens in favor of the depositary bank or other Person holding such cash or Cash Equivalents in accounts established with such banks or other Persons to secure the fees and expenses of maintaining such accounts).

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

U.S. Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary that is a U.S. Person.

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U.S. Subsidiary Guarantor” means any Subsidiary Guarantor that is a U.S. Person.

U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate” has the meaning set forth in Section 5.11(g).

Wholly-Owned” means, with respect to a Subsidiary, that all of the Equity Interests of such Subsidiary are, directly or indirectly, owned or controlled by the Borrower and/or one or more of its Wholly-Owned Subsidiaries (except for directors’ qualifying shares or other shares required by Applicable Law to be owned by a Person other than the Borrower and/or one or more of its Wholly-Owned Subsidiaries).

Withholding Agent” means any Borrower Party and the Agent.

Write-Down and Conversion Powers” means, 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.

Section 1.2Other Definitions and 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, (b) whenever the context may require, any pronoun shall include the corresponding masculine, feminine and neuter forms, (c) the words “include”, “includes” and “including” shall be deemed to be followed by the phrase “without limitation”, (d) the word “will” shall be construed to have the same meaning and effect as the word “shall”, (e) any reference herein to any Person shall be construed to include such Person’s successors and assigns, (f) the words “herein”, “hereof” and “hereunder”, and words of similar import, shall be construed to refer to this Agreement in its entirety and not to any particular provision hereof, (g) all references herein to Articles, Sections, Exhibits and Schedules shall be construed to refer to Articles and Sections of, and Exhibits and Schedules to, this Agreement, (h) the words “asset” and “property” shall be construed to have the same meaning and effect and to refer to any and all tangible and intangible assets and properties, including cash, securities, accounts and contract rights, (i) the term “documents” includes any and all instruments, documents, agreements, certificates, notices, reports, financial statements and other writings, however evidenced, whether in physical or electronic form and (j) 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”.

Section 1.3Accounting Terms.

(a)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 and in a manner consistent with that used in preparing the audited financial statements required by Section 8.1(a), except as otherwise specifically prescribed herein; provided, that for purposes of determining compliance with any incurrence or expenditure tests set forth in Article VIII and/or Article IX, any amounts so incurred or expended (to the extent incurred or expended in a currency other than Dollars) shall be converted into Dollars on the basis of the Exchange Rates as in effect on the date of such incurrence or expenditure under any provision of any such Section that has an aggregate Dollar limitation provided for therein (and to the extent the respective incurrence or expenditure test regulates the aggregate amount outstanding at any time and it is expressed in terms of Dollars, all outstanding amounts originally incurred or spent in currencies other than Dollars shall be converted into Dollars on the basis of the Exchange Rates as in effect on the date of any new incurrence

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or expenditures made under any provision of any such Section that regulates the Dollar amount outstanding at any time). Notwithstanding the foregoing, all financial statements delivered hereunder shall be prepared, and all financial covenants contained herein shall be calculated, without giving effect to any election under the Statement of Financial Accounting Standards No. 159 (or any similar accounting principle) permitting a Person to value its financial liabilities or Indebtedness at the fair value thereof.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, for purposes of determining compliance with any covenant (including the computation of any financial covenant) contained herein, Indebtedness of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries shall be deemed to be carried at 100% of the outstanding principal amount thereof, and the effects of FASB ASC 825 and FASB ASC 470-20 on financial liabilities shall be disregarded.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, for all purposes under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, including negative covenants and component definitions, GAAP will be deemed to treat operating leases and Capital Lease Obligations in a manner consistent with their current treatment under GAAP as in effect on the Closing Date, notwithstanding any modifications or interpretive changes thereto that may occur thereafter.

(b)If at any time any change in GAAP would affect the computation of any financial ratio or requirement set forth in any Loan Document, and either the Borrower or the Required Lenders shall so request, the Agent, the Lenders and the Borrower shall negotiate in good faith to amend such ratio or requirement to preserve the original intent thereof in light of such change in GAAP (subject to the approval of the Required Lenders); provided that, until so amended, (i) such ratio or requirement shall continue to be computed in accordance with GAAP prior to such change therein and (ii) the Borrower shall provide to the Agent and the Lenders financial statements and other documents required under this Agreement or as reasonably requested hereunder setting forth a reconciliation between calculations of such ratio or requirement made before and after giving effect to such change in GAAP.

Section 1.4UCC Terms.  Terms defined in the UCC in effect on the Closing Date and not otherwise defined herein shall, unless the context otherwise indicates, have the meanings provided by those definitions.  Subject to the foregoing, the term “UCC” refers, as of any date of determination, to the UCC then in effect.

Section 1.5Rounding.  Any financial ratios required to be maintained 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 or percentage is expressed herein and rounding the result up or down to the nearest number (with a rounding-up if there is no nearest number).

Section 1.6References to Alternative Currencies.

(a)For purposes of this Agreement, references to the applicable outstanding amount of Revolving Credit Loans, Revolving Credit Outstandings, Letters of Credit or L/C Obligations (including, without limitation, all Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loans and Alternative Currency Outstandings) shall be deemed to refer to the Dollar Amount thereof.

(b)For purposes of this Agreement, the Dollar Amount of any Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loan or Letter of Credit denominated in an Alternative Currency shall be determined in accordance with the terms of this Agreement in respect of the most recent Revaluation Date.  Such Dollar Amount shall become effective as of such Revaluation Date for such Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loan or such Letter of Credit and shall be the Dollar Amount employed in converting any amounts between the applicable currencies until the next Revaluation Date to occur for such Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loan or Letter of Credit.

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(c)Each provision of this Agreement shall be subject to such reasonable changes of construction as the Agent may, in consultation with the Borrower, from time to time specify to be appropriate to reflect the adoption of the Euro by any Participating Member State and any relevant market conventions or practices relating to the Euro.  Each provision of this Agreement also shall be subject to such reasonable changes of construction as the Agent may, in consultation with the Borrower, 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.

Section 1.7Additional Alternative Currencies.

(a)The Borrower may from time to time request that LIBOR Rate Revolving Credit Loans be made and/or Letters of Credit be issued in a currency other than those specifically listed in the definition of “Alternative Currency;” provided that such requested currency is a lawful currency (other than Dollars) that is freely transferable and convertible into Dollars in the United States currency market and freely available to the applicable Lender in the London interbank market.  In the case of any such request with respect to the making of LIBOR Rate Revolving Credit Loans, such request shall be subject to the approval of the Agent and the Revolving Credit Lenders; 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 Agent and the Issuing Lender that will be issuing Letters of Credit in such currency.  If after the designation of any currency other than those specifically listed in the definition of “Alternative Currency” as an Alternative Currency in accordance with the preceding sentence, 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 Agent (in the case of any LIBOR Rate Revolving Credit Loans to be denominated in such Alternative Currency) or an Issuing Lender (in the case of any Letter of Credit to be denominated in such Alternative Currency), (a) such currency no longer being freely transferable and convertible into Dollars in the United States currency market or freely available to the applicable Revolving Credit Lender or Issuing Lender in the London interbank market, (b) a Dollar Amount is no longer readily calculable with respect to such currency, (c) providing such currency is impracticable for the Revolving Credit Lenders or (d) such currency is no longer a currency in which the Required Lenders are willing to make LIBOR Rate Revolving Credit Loans (each of (a), (b), (c), and (d) a “Disqualifying Event”), then the Agent shall promptly notify the Revolving Credit Lenders and the Borrower, 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 Agent, the Borrower shall repay all Loans in such currency to which the Disqualifying Event applies or convert such Loans into the Dollar Amount of Loans, subject to the other terms contained herein.

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

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refusal by such Revolving Credit Lender or such Issuing Lender, as the case may be, to permit LIBOR Rate Revolving Credit Loans to be made or Letters of Credit to be issued in such requested currency.  If the Agent and all the Revolving Credit Lenders consent to making LIBOR Rate Revolving Credit Loans in such requested currency, the Agent shall so notify the Borrower and such currency shall thereupon be deemed for all purposes to be an Alternative Currency hereunder for purposes of any borrowings of LIBOR Rate Revolving Credit Loans; and if the Agent and the Issuing Lender consent to the issuance of Letters of Credit in such requested currency, the Agent shall so notify the Borrower and such currency shall thereupon be deemed for all purposes to be an Alternative Currency hereunder for purposes of any Letter of Credit issuances by such Issuing Lender.  If the Agent shall fail to obtain consent to any request for an additional currency under this Section 1.7, the Agent shall promptly so notify the Borrower.

Section 1.8References to Agreement and Laws.  Unless otherwise expressly provided herein, (a) any definition or reference to formation documents, governing documents, agreements (including the Loan Documents) and other contractual documents or instruments shall be deemed to include all subsequent amendments, restatements, extensions, supplements and other modifications thereto, but only to the extent that such amendments, restatements, extensions, supplements and other modifications are not prohibited by any Loan Document; and (b) any definition or reference to any Applicable Law, including, without limitation, the Code, the Commodity Exchange Act, ERISA, the Exchange Act, the PATRIOT Act, the Securities Act, the UCC, the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Interstate Commerce Act, the Trading with the Enemy Act of the United States or any of the foreign assets control regulations of the United States Treasury Department, shall include all statutory and regulatory provisions consolidating, amending, replacing, supplementing or interpreting such Applicable Law.

Section 1.9Times of Day.  Unless otherwise specified, all references herein to times of day shall be references to Central time (daylight or standard, as applicable).

Section 1.10Letter of Credit Amounts.  Unless otherwise specified, all references herein to the amount of a Letter of Credit at any time shall be deemed to mean the maximum face amount of such Letter of Credit after giving effect to all increases thereof contemplated by such Letter of Credit or the Letter of Credit Application therefor (at the time specified therefor in such applicable Letter of Credit or Letter of Credit Application and as such amount may be reduced by (a) any permanent reduction of such Letter of Credit or (b) any amount which is drawn, reimbursed and no longer available under such Letter of Credit).

Section 1.11Guarantees.  Unless otherwise specified, the amount of any Guarantee shall be the lesser of the Dollar Amount of the principal amount of the obligations guaranteed and still outstanding and the maximum Dollar Amount for which the guaranteeing Person may be liable pursuant to the terms of the instrument embodying such Guarantee.

Section 1.12Covenant Compliance Generally.  For purposes of determining compliance under Section 9.1, Section 9.2, Section 9.3, Section 9.5 and Section 9.6, any amount in a currency other than Dollars will be converted to Dollars in a manner consistent with that used in calculating Consolidated Net Income in the most recent annual financial statements of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries delivered pursuant to Section 8.1(a).  Notwithstanding the foregoing, for purposes of determining compliance with Section 9.1, Section 9.2 and Section 9.3, with respect to any amount of Indebtedness or Investment in a currency other than Dollars, no breach of any basket contained in such sections shall be deemed to have occurred solely as a result of changes in rates of exchange occurring after the time such Indebtedness or Investment is incurred; provided that for the avoidance of doubt, the foregoing provisions of this Section 1.12 shall otherwise apply to such Sections, including with respect to determining whether any Indebtedness or Investment may be incurred at any time under such Sections.

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Article II

REVOLVING CREDIT FACILITY

Section 2.1Revolving Credit Loans.  Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, and in reliance upon the representations and warranties set forth in this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, each Revolving Credit Lender severally agrees to make Revolving Credit Loans to the Borrower in Permitted Currencies from time to time from the Closing Date through, but not including, the Revolving Credit Maturity Date as requested by the Borrower in accordance with the terms of Section 2.3; provided, that (a) the Revolving Credit Outstandings shall not exceed the Revolving Credit Commitment, (b) the Revolving Credit Exposure of any Revolving Credit Lender shall not at any time exceed such Revolving Credit Lender’s Revolving Credit Commitment and (c) the Dollar Amount of the Alternative Currency Outstandings shall not exceed the Alternative Currency Sublimit.  Each Revolving Credit Loan by a Revolving Credit Lender shall be in a principal amount equal to such Revolving Credit Lender’s Revolving Credit Commitment Percentage of the aggregate principal amount of Revolving Credit Loans requested on such occasion.  Subject to the terms and conditions hereof, the Borrower may borrow, repay and reborrow Revolving Credit Loans hereunder until the Revolving Credit Maturity Date.

Section 2.2Swingline Loans.

(a)Availability.  Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, including, without limitation, Section 6.2(d) of this Agreement, and in reliance upon the representations and warranties set forth in this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, the Swingline Lender agrees to make Swingline Loans to the Borrower from time to time from the Closing Date through, but not including, the Revolving Credit Maturity Date; provided, that (a) after giving effect to any amount requested, the Revolving Credit Outstandings shall not exceed the Revolving Credit Commitment and (b) the aggregate principal amount of all outstanding Swingline Loans (after giving effect to any amount requested) shall not exceed the Swingline Commitment.  Notwithstanding any provision herein to the contrary, the Swingline Lender and the Borrower may agree that the Swingline Facility may be used to automatically draw and repay Swingline Loans (subject to the limitations set forth herein) pursuant to cash management arrangements between the Borrower and the Swingline Lender (the “Sweep Arrangement”).  Except to the extent the Lenders have purchased participations therein pursuant to Section 2.2(b)(iii) below, principal and interest on Swingline Loans deemed requested pursuant to the Sweep Arrangement shall be paid pursuant to the terms and conditions agreed to between the Borrower and the Swingline Lender (without any deduction, setoff or counterclaim whatsoever).  The borrowing and disbursement provisions set forth in Section 2.3 and any other provision hereof with respect to the timing or amount of payments on the Swingline Loans (other than Section 2.4(a)) shall not be applicable to Swingline Loans made and prepaid pursuant to the Sweep Arrangement.  Unless sooner paid pursuant to the provisions hereof or the provisions of the Sweep Arrangement, the principal amount of the Swingline Loans shall be paid in full, together with accrued interest thereon, on the Revolving Credit Maturity Date.  All Swingline Loans shall be denominated in Dollars.  Unless a Swingline Loan is sooner (i) refinanced by the advance of a Revolving Credit Loan pursuant to Section 2.4(b) or (ii) repaid by the Borrower on demand pursuant to Section 2.4(b)(ii), such Swingline Loan shall be repaid by the Borrower no later than seven (7) days after the advance of such Swingline Loan.

(b)Refunding.

(i)Swingline Loans shall be refunded by the Revolving Credit Lenders on demand by the Swingline Lender.  Such refundings shall be made by the Revolving Credit Lenders in accordance with their respective Revolving Credit Commitment Percentages and shall thereafter

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be reflected as Revolving Credit Loans of the Revolving Credit Lenders on the books and records of the Agent.  Each Revolving Credit Lender shall fund its respective Revolving Credit Commitment Percentage of Revolving Credit Loans as required to repay Swingline Loans outstanding to the Swingline Lender upon demand by the Swingline Lender but in no event later than 1:00 p.m. on the next succeeding Business Day after such demand is made.  No Revolving Credit Lender’s obligation to fund its respective Revolving Credit Commitment Percentage of a Swingline Loan shall be affected by any other Revolving Credit Lender’s failure to fund its Revolving Credit Commitment Percentage of a Swingline Loan, nor shall any Revolving Credit Lender’s Revolving Credit Commitment Percentage be increased as a result of any such failure of any other Revolving Credit Lender to fund its Revolving Credit Commitment Percentage of a Swingline Loan.

(ii)The Borrower shall pay to the Swingline Lender on demand the amount of such Swingline Loans to the extent amounts received from the Revolving Credit Lenders are not sufficient to repay in full the outstanding Swingline Loans requested or required to be refunded.  In addition, the Borrower hereby authorize the Agent to charge any account maintained by the Borrower with the Swingline Lender (up to the amount available therein) in order to immediately pay the Swingline Lender the amount of such Swingline Loans to the extent amounts received from the Revolving Credit Lenders are not sufficient to repay in full the outstanding Swingline Loans requested or required to be refunded.  If any portion of any such amount paid to the Swingline Lender shall be recovered by or on behalf of the Borrower from the Swingline Lender in bankruptcy or otherwise, the loss of the amount so recovered shall be ratably shared among all the Revolving Credit Lenders in accordance with their respective Revolving Credit Commitment Percentages (unless the amounts so recovered by or on behalf of the Borrower pertain to a Swingline Loan extended after the occurrence and during the continuance of an Event of Default of which the Agent has received notice in the manner required pursuant to Section 11.3 and which such Event of Default has not been waived by the Required Lenders or the Lenders, as applicable).

(iii)Each Revolving Credit Lender acknowledges and agrees that its obligation to refund Swingline Loans in accordance with the terms of this Section is absolute and unconditional and shall not be affected by any circumstance whatsoever, including, without limitation, non-satisfaction of the conditions set forth in Article VI.  Further, each Revolving Credit Lender agrees and acknowledges that if prior to the refunding of any outstanding Swingline Loans pursuant to this Section, one of the events described in Section 10.1(h) or (i) shall have occurred, each Revolving Credit Lender will, on the date the applicable Revolving Credit Loan would have been made, purchase an undivided participating interest in the Swingline Loan to be refunded in an amount equal to its Revolving Credit Commitment Percentage of the aggregate amount of such Swingline Loan.  Each Revolving Credit Lender will immediately transfer to the Swingline Lender, in immediately available funds, the amount of its participation and upon receipt thereof the Swingline Lender will deliver to such Revolving Credit Lender a certificate evidencing such participation dated the date of receipt of such funds and for such amount.  Whenever, at any time after the Swingline Lender has received from any Revolving Credit Lender such Revolving Credit Lender’s participating interest in a Swingline Loan, the Swingline Lender receives any payment on account thereof, the Swingline Lender will distribute to such Revolving Credit Lender its participating interest in such amount (appropriately adjusted, in the case of interest payments, to reflect the period of time during which such Revolving Credit Lender’s participating interest was outstanding and funded).

(c)Defaulting Lenders.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Agreement, this Section 2.2 shall be subject to the terms and conditions of Section 5.14 and Section 5.15.

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Section 2.3Procedure for Advances of Revolving Credit Loans and Swingline Loans.

(a)Requests for Borrowing.  The Borrower shall give the Agent irrevocable prior written notice substantially in the form of Exhibit B (a “Notice of Borrowing”) not later than 11:00 a.m. (i) on the same Business Day as each Base Rate Loan and each Swingline Loan, (ii) at least three (3) Business Days before each LIBOR Rate Loan denominated in Dollars and (iii) at least four (4) Business Days before each Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loan, of its intention to borrow, specifying: (A) the date of such borrowing, which shall be a Business Day, (B) whether such Loan is to be a Revolving Credit Loan or a Swingline Loan; (C) if such Loan is an Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loan, the applicable Alternative Currency in which such Loan is to be funded; (D) if such Loan is a Revolving Credit Loan denominated in Dollars, whether such Revolving Credit Loan shall be a LIBOR Rate Loan or a Base Rate Loan; (E) if such Loan is a LIBOR Rate Loan, the duration of the Interest Period applicable thereto; and (F) the amount of such borrowing, which shall be, (1) with respect to Base Rate Loans (other than Swingline Loans) in an aggregate principal amount of $500,000 or a whole multiple of $50,000 in excess thereof (or, if such borrowing is denominated in an Alternative Currency, in an aggregate principal amount equal to the Equivalent Amount of $500,000 or a whole multiple of $50,000 in excess thereof), (2) with respect to LIBOR Rate Loans in an aggregate principal amount of $1,000,000, or a whole multiple of $100,000, in excess thereof (or, if such borrowing is denominated in an Alternative Currency, in an aggregate principal amount equal to the Equivalent Amount of $1,000,000 or a whole multiple of $100,000 in excess thereof) or (3) with respect to Swingline Loans in an aggregate principal amount of $100,000 or a whole multiple of $50,000 in excess thereof.  If the Borrower fails to specify a currency in a Notice of Borrowing, then the Loan so requested shall be made in Dollars.  A Notice of Borrowing received after 11:00 a.m. shall be deemed received on the next Business Day.  The Agent shall promptly notify the Revolving Credit Lenders of each Notice of Borrowing.  

(b)Disbursement of Revolving Credit and Swingline Loans.  Not later than 1:00 p.m. on the proposed borrowing date, (i) each Revolving Credit Lender will make available to the Agent, for the account of the Borrower, at the office of the Agent in the applicable Permitted Currency in funds immediately available to the Agent, such Revolving Credit Lender’s Revolving Credit Commitment Percentage of the Revolving Credit Loans to be made on such borrowing date and (ii) the Swingline Lender will make available to the Agent, for the account of the Borrower, at the office of the Agent in funds immediately available to the Agent, the Swingline Loans to be made on such borrowing date.  The Borrower hereby irrevocably authorize the Agent to disburse the proceeds of each borrowing requested pursuant to this Section in immediately available funds by crediting or wiring such proceeds to the deposit account of the Borrower identified in the most recent notice substantially in the form attached as Exhibit C (a “Notice of Account Designation”) delivered by the Borrower to the Agent or as may be otherwise agreed upon by the Borrower and the Agent from time to time.  Subject to Section 5.7 hereof, the Agent shall not be obligated to disburse the portion of the proceeds of any Revolving Credit Loan requested pursuant to this Section to the extent that any Revolving Credit Lender has not made available to the Agent its Revolving Credit Commitment Percentage of such Loan.  Revolving Credit Loans to be made for the purpose of refunding Swingline Loans shall be made by the Revolving Credit Lenders as provided in Section 2.2(b).

(c)Lending Offices. Each Lender may, at its option, make any Loan available to the Borrower by causing any Lending Office to make such Loan; provided that (i) all terms of this Agreement shall apply to any such Lending Office and (ii) the exercise of such option shall not affect the obligation of the Borrower to repay such Loan in accordance with the terms of this Agreement; provided that no action by a Lender pursuant to this subsection shall result in the Borrower incurring incremental obligations under Section 5.10 or Section 5.11 or result in the application of Section 5.8(b).

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Section 2.4Repayment and Prepayment of Revolving Credit and Swingline Loans.

(a)Repayment on Termination Date.  The Borrower hereby agrees to repay the outstanding principal amount of (i) all Revolving Credit Loans in the applicable Permitted Currency in full on the Revolving Credit Maturity Date, and (ii) all Swingline Loans in accordance with Section 2.2(b) (but, in any event, no later than the Revolving Credit Maturity Date), together, in each case, with all accrued but unpaid interest thereon.

(b)Mandatory Prepayments.

(i)Aggregate Revolving Credit Commitment.  If, as of the most recent Revaluation Date or at any time (as determined by the Agent under Section 2.4(b)(vi)), (A) solely because of currency fluctuation, the Revolving Credit Outstandings exceed one hundred and five percent (105%) of the Revolving Credit Commitment or (B) for any other reason, the Revolving Credit Outstandings exceed the Revolving Credit Commitment, then, in each such case, the Borrower shall (1) first, if (and to the extent) necessary to eliminate such amount in excess of the Revolving Credit Commitment, immediately repay outstanding Swingline Loans (and/or reduce any pending request for a borrowing of such Swingline Loans submitted in respect of such Swingline Loans on such day) in an amount equal to the Dollar Amount of such amount in excess of the Revolving Credit Commitment, (2) second, if (and to the extent) necessary to eliminate such amount in excess of the Revolving Credit Commitment, immediately repay outstanding Revolving Credit Loans which are Base Rate Loans (and/or reduce any pending requests for a borrowing or continuation or conversion of such Loans submitted in respect of such Loans on such day) in an amount equal to the Dollar Amount of such amount in excess of the Revolving Credit Commitment, (3) third, if (and to the extent) necessary to eliminate such amount in excess of the Revolving Credit Commitment, immediately repay outstanding Revolving Credit Loans which are LIBOR Rate Loans denominated in Dollars (and/or reduce any pending requests for a borrowing or continuation or conversion of such Loans submitted in respect of such Loans on such day) in an amount equal to the Dollar Amount of such amount in excess of the Revolving Credit Commitment, (4) fourth, if (and to the extent) necessary to eliminate such amount in excess of the Revolving Credit Commitment, immediately repay outstanding Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loans (and/or reduce any pending requests for a borrowing or continuation or conversion of such Loans submitted in respect of such Loans on such day) in an amount equal to the Dollar Amount of such amount in excess of the Revolving Credit Commitment and (5) fifth, with respect to any Letters of Credit then outstanding, if (and to the extent) necessary to collateralize such amount in excess of the Revolving Credit Commitment, immediately Cash Collateralize the L/C Obligations in an aggregate amount equal to the Dollar Amount of such amount in excess of the Revolving Credit Commitment (such cash collateral to be applied in accordance with Section 10.2(b)).

(ii)Alternative Currency Sublimit.  If, as of the most recent Revaluation Date or at any time (as determined by the Agent under Section 2.4(b)(vi)), (A) solely because of currency fluctuation, the Alternative Currency Outstandings exceed one hundred and five percent (105%) of the Alternative Currency Sublimit or (B) for any other reason, the Alternative Currency Outstandings exceed the Alternative Currency Sublimit, then, in each such case, the Borrower shall, if (and to the extent) necessary to eliminate such amount in excess of the Alternative Currency Sublimit, immediately repay outstanding Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loans and/or Cash Collateralize any L/C Obligations with respect to any Letters of Credit denominated in an Alternative Currency then outstanding (and/or reduce any pending requests for a borrowing or continuation or conversion of such Loans submitted in respect of such Loans on such day) by the Dollar Amount of such amount in excess of the Alternative Currency Sublimit.

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(iii)Project Dragon Acquisition Agreement.  The aggregate amount drawn under the Revolving Credit Facility on the Closing Date in order to purchase domestic Unrestricted Cash of the Target pursuant to the Project Dragon Acquisition Agreement shall be repaid by the Borrower within three (3) Business Days after the Closing Date.

(iv)Swingline Commitment. If, at any time (as determined by the Agent under Section 2.4(b)(vi)), the outstanding principal amount of all Swingline Loans exceeds the Swingline Commitment for any reason, then, the Borrower shall, if (and to the extent) necessary to eliminate such excess, immediately repay outstanding Swingline Loans (and/or reduce any pending request for a borrowing of such Loans submitted in respect of such Loans on such day) by the amount of such excess.

(v)Excess L/C Obligations. If, at any time (as determined by the Agent under Section 2.4(b)(vi)), (A) solely because of currency fluctuation, the L/C Obligations exceed one hundred and five percent (105%) of the L/C Sublimit or (B) for any other reason, the L/C Obligations exceed the L/C Sublimit, then, in each such case, the Borrower shall, with respect to any Letters of Credit then outstanding, make a payment of cash collateral into a cash collateral account opened by the Agent for the benefit of the Lenders in an amount equal to the Dollar Amount of such amount in excess of the L/C Sublimit (such cash collateral to be applied in accordance with Section 10.2(b)).

(vi)Compliance and Payments. The Borrower’s compliance with this Section 2.4(b) shall be tested from time to time by the Agent at its sole discretion, but in any event shall be tested on the date on which (A) the Borrower requests that the Lenders make a Revolving Credit Loan, (B) the Borrower requests that the Swingline Lender make a Swingline Loan or (C) the Borrower requests that an Issuing Lender issue a Letter of Credit.  Each such repayment pursuant to this Section 2.4(b) shall be accompanied by any amount required to be paid pursuant to Section 5.9.

(c)Optional Prepayments.  The Borrower may at any time and from time to time prepay Revolving Credit Loans and Swingline Loans, in whole or in part, with irrevocable prior written notice to the Agent substantially in the form attached as Exhibit D (a “Notice of Prepayment”) given not later than 11:00 a.m. (i) on the same Business Day for any prepayment of a Base Rate Loan or a Swingline Loan and (ii) at least three (3) Business Days before prepayment of each LIBOR Rate Loan denominated in Dollars and (iii) at least four (4) Business Days before prepayment of each Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loan, specifying (A) the date and amount of prepayment, (B) whether the prepayment is of Revolving Credit Loans, Swingline Loans or a combination thereof, and, if a combination thereof, the amount allocable to each, (C) the applicable Alternative Currency in which any Revolving Credit Loan being prepaid is denominated and (D) with respect to Revolving Credit Loans denominated in Dollars, whether the repayment is of LIBOR Rate Loans, Base Rate Loans, or a combination thereof, and, if of a combination thereof, the amount allocable to each.  Upon receipt of such notice, the Agent shall promptly notify each Lender.  If any such notice is given, the amount specified in such notice shall be due and payable on the date set forth in such notice.  Partial prepayments shall be in an aggregate amount of $500,000 or a whole multiple of $50,000 in excess thereof with respect to Base Rate Loans (other than Swingline Loans) (or, if such Loans are denominated in an Alternative Currency, in an aggregate principal amount equal to the Equivalent Amount of $500,000 or a whole multiple of $50,000 in excess thereof), $1,000,000 or a whole multiple of $100,000 in excess thereof with respect to LIBOR Rate Loans and $100,000 (or, if such Loans are denominated in an Alternative Currency, in an aggregate principal amount equal to the Equivalent Amount of $1,000,000 or a whole multiple of $100,000 in excess thereof) or a whole multiple of $50,000 in excess thereof with respect to Swingline Loans.  A Notice of Prepayment received after 11:00 a.m. shall be deemed received on the next Business Day.  Each such

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prepayment shall be accompanied by any amount required to be paid pursuant to Section 5.9 hereof.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, any Notice of Prepayment delivered in connection with any refinancing of all of the Credit Facility with the proceeds of such refinancing or of any incurrence of Indebtedness or issuance of Equity Interests, may be, if expressly so stated to be, contingent upon the consummation of such refinancing or incurrence or issuance and may be revoked by the Borrower in the event such refinancing is not consummated (provided that the failure of such contingency shall not relieve the Borrower from its obligations in respect thereof under Section 5.9).

(d)Prepayment of Excess Proceeds.  In the event proceeds remain after the prepayments of the Term Loan Facility pursuant to Section 4.4(b), the amount of such excess proceeds shall be used on the date of the required prepayment under Section 4.4(b) to prepay the outstanding principal amount of the Revolving Credit Loans, without a corresponding reduction of the Revolving Credit Commitment, with remaining proceeds, if any, refunded to the Borrower.

(e)Limitation on Prepayment of LIBOR Rate Loans.  The Borrower may not prepay any LIBOR Rate Loan on any day other than on the last day of the Interest Period applicable thereto unless such prepayment is accompanied by any amount required to be paid pursuant to Section 5.9 hereof.

(f)Hedge Agreements.  No repayment or prepayment of the Loans pursuant to this Section shall affect any of the Borrower’s obligations under any Hedge Agreement entered into with respect to the Loans.

Section 2.5Permanent Reduction of the Revolving Credit Commitment.

(a)Voluntary Reduction.  The Borrower shall have the right at any time and from time to time, upon at least three (3) Business Days prior irrevocable written notice to the Agent, to permanently reduce, without premium or penalty, (i) the entire Revolving Credit Commitment at any time or (ii) portions of the Revolving Credit Commitment, from time to time, in an aggregate principal amount not less than $1,000,000 or any whole multiple of $1,000,000 in excess thereof.  Any reduction of the Revolving Credit Commitment shall be applied to the Revolving Credit Commitment of each Revolving Credit Lender according to its Revolving Credit Commitment Percentage.  All Commitment Fees accrued until the effective date of any termination of the Revolving Credit Commitment shall be paid on the effective date of such termination.

(b)Corresponding Payment.  Each permanent reduction permitted pursuant to this Section shall be accompanied by a payment of principal sufficient to reduce the aggregate outstanding Revolving Credit Loans, Swingline Loans and L/C Obligations, as applicable, after such reduction to the Revolving Credit Commitment as so reduced, and if the aggregate amount of all outstanding Letters of Credit exceeds the Revolving Credit Commitment as so reduced, the Borrower shall be required to deposit Cash Collateral in a Cash Collateral account opened by the Agent in an amount equal to such excess.  Such Cash Collateral shall be applied in accordance with Section 10.2(b).  Any reduction of the Revolving Credit Commitment to zero shall be accompanied by payment of all outstanding Revolving Credit Loans and Swingline Loans (and furnishing of Cash Collateral satisfactory to the Agent for all L/C Obligations) and shall result in the termination of the Revolving Credit Commitment and the Swingline Commitment and the Revolving Credit Facility.  If the reduction of the Revolving Credit Commitment requires the repayment of any LIBOR Rate Loan, such repayment shall be accompanied by any amount required to be paid pursuant to Section 5.9 hereof.

Section 2.6Termination of Revolving Credit Facility.  The Revolving Credit Facility and the Revolving Credit Commitments shall terminate on the Revolving Credit Maturity Date.

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Article III

LETTER OF CREDIT FACILITY

Section 3.1L/C Facility.

(a)Availability.  Subject to the terms and conditions hereof, each Issuing Lender, in reliance on the agreements of the Revolving Credit Lenders set forth in Section 3.4(a), agrees to issue standby or commercial Letters of Credit denominated in Dollars or one or more Alternative Currencies in an aggregate amount not to exceed the L/C Sublimit for the account of the Borrower or, subject to Section 3.10, any Subsidiary thereof, Letters of Credit may be issued on any Business Day from the Closing Date through but not including the thirtieth (30th) day prior to the Revolving Credit Maturity Date in such form as may be approved from time to time by the applicable Issuing Lender; provided, that no Issuing Lender shall issue any Letter of Credit if, after giving effect to such issuance, (a) the L/C Obligations would exceed the L/C Sublimit, (b) the Revolving Credit Outstandings would exceed the Revolving Credit Commitment, or (c) the Alternative Currency Outstandings would exceed the Alternative Currency Sublimit.  Each Letter of Credit shall (i) be denominated in a Permitted Currency in minimum amounts of at least the Equivalent Amount of $100,000, in the case of a commercial Letter of Credit, or $100,000, in the case of a standby Letter of Credit (or such lesser amount as agreed to by the applicable Issuing Lender and the Agent), (ii) expire on a date no more than twelve (12) months after the date of issuance or last renewal of such Letter of Credit (subject to automatic renewal for additional one (1) year periods pursuant to the terms of the Letter of Credit Application or other documentation acceptable to the applicable Issuing Lender), which date shall be no later than the fifth (5th) Business Day prior to the Revolving Credit Maturity Date and (iii) be subject to the Uniform Customs, in the case of a commercial Letter of Credit, or ISP98, in the case of a standby Letter of Credit, in each case as set forth in the Letter of Credit Application or as determined by the applicable Issuing Lender and, to the extent not inconsistent therewith, the laws of the State of Texas, the State of Ohio, or the State of New York.  No Issuing Lender shall at any time be obligated to issue any Letter of Credit hereunder if (A) any order, judgment or decree of any Governmental Authority or arbitrator shall by its terms purport to enjoin or restrain such Issuing Lender from issuing such Letter of Credit, or any Applicable Law applicable to such Issuing Lender or any request or directive (whether or not having the force of law) from any Governmental Authority with jurisdiction over such Issuing Lender shall prohibit, or request that such Issuing Lender refrain from, the issuance of letters of credit generally or such Letter of Credit in particular or shall impose upon such Issuing Lender with respect to letters of credit generally or such Letter of Credit in particular any restriction or reserve or capital requirement (for which such Issuing Lender is not otherwise compensated) not in effect on the Closing Date, or any unreimbursed loss, cost or expense that was not applicable, in effect or known to such Issuing Lender as of the Closing Date and that such Issuing Lender in good faith deems material to it, (B) the issuance of such Letter of Credit would violate one or more policies of such Issuing Lender applicable to letters of credit generally, (C) such Issuing Lender does not, as of the issuance date of the requested Letter of Credit (and as a general matter), issue Letters of Credit in the requested Permitted Currency, or (D) the conditions set forth in Section 6.2 are not satisfied.  References herein to “issue” and derivations thereof with respect to Letters of Credit shall also include extensions or modifications of any outstanding Letters of Credit, unless the context otherwise requires.  No Issuing Lender shall amend any Letter of Credit if such Issuing Lender would not be permitted at such time to issue the Letter of Credit in its amended form under the terms hereof.  No Issuing Lender shall be under any obligation to amend any Letter of Credit if the beneficiary of the Letter of Credit does not accept the proposed amendment to the Letter of Credit.

(b)Defaulting Lenders.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Agreement, Article III shall be subject to the terms and conditions of Section 5.14, Section 5.15 and Section 6.2(d).

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Section 3.2Procedure for Issuance of Letters of Credit.  The Borrower may from time to time request that any Issuing Lender issue a Letter of Credit by delivering to such Issuing Lender at its applicable office (with a copy to the Agent at the Agent’s Office) a Letter of Credit Application therefor, completed to the satisfaction of such Issuing Lender, and such other certificates, documents and other papers and information as such Issuing Lender or the Agent may request.  Upon receipt of any Letter of Credit Application, the applicable Issuing Lender shall, process such Letter of Credit Application and the certificates, documents and other papers and information delivered to it in connection therewith in accordance with its customary procedures and shall, subject to Section 3.1 and Article VI, promptly issue the Letter of Credit requested thereby (but in no event shall such Issuing Lender be required to issue any Letter of Credit earlier than three (3) Business Days after its receipt of the Letter of Credit Application therefor and all such other certificates, documents and other papers and information relating thereto) by issuing the original of such Letter of Credit to the beneficiary thereof or as otherwise may be agreed by such Issuing Lender and the Borrower.  The applicable Issuing Lender shall promptly furnish to the Borrower and the Agent a copy of such Letter of Credit and the Agent shall promptly notify each Revolving Credit Lender of the issuance and upon request by any Lender, furnish to such Revolving Credit Lender a copy of such Letter of Credit and the amount of such Revolving Credit Lender’s participation therein.  Each Issuing Lender may issue any Letter of Credit by causing any Lending Office of such Issuing Lender to issue such Letter of Credit; provided that (i) all terms of this Agreement shall apply to any such Lending Office and (ii) the exercise of such option shall not affect the obligation of the Borrower to reimburse such Letter of Credit in accordance with the terms of this Agreement; provided that no action by an Issuing Lender pursuant to this sentence shall result in the Borrower incurring incremental obligations under Section 5.10 or Section 5.11 or result in the application of Section 5.8(b).

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Section 3.3Commissions and Other Charges.

(a)Letter of Credit Commissions.  Subject to Section 5.15(a)(iii)(B), the Borrower shall pay to the Agent, for the account of the applicable Issuing Lender and the L/C Participants, a letter of credit commission with respect to each Letter of Credit issued on behalf of the Borrower in the amount equal to the daily amount available to be drawn under such Letters of Credit times the Applicable Margin with respect to Revolving Credit Loans that are LIBOR Rate Loans (determined, in each case, on a per annum basis).  Such commission shall be payable quarterly in arrears on the last Business Day of each fiscal quarter of the Borrower commencing October 31, 2017, on the Revolving Credit Maturity Date and thereafter on demand of the Agent.  The Agent shall, promptly following its receipt thereof, distribute to the applicable Issuing Lender and the L/C Participants all commissions received pursuant to this Section 3.3 in accordance with their respective Revolving Credit Commitment Percentages.

(b)Issuance Fee.  In addition to the foregoing commission, the Borrower shall pay directly to the applicable Issuing Lender, for its own account, an issuance fee with respect to each Letter of Credit issued on behalf of the Borrower by such Issuing Lender as set forth in the Fee Letter executed by such Issuing Lender.  Such issuance fee shall be payable quarterly in arrears on the last Business Day of each calendar quarter commencing with the first such date to occur after the issuance of such Letter of Credit, on the Revolving Credit Maturity Date and thereafter on demand of the applicable Issuing Lender.

(c)Other Fees, Costs, Charges and Expenses.  In addition to the foregoing fees and commissions, the Borrower shall pay or reimburse each Issuing Lender for such normal and customary fees, costs, charges and expenses as are incurred or charged by such Issuing Lender in issuing, effecting payment under, amending or otherwise administering any Letter of Credit issued by it on behalf of the Borrower.

Section 3.4L/C Participations.

(a)Each Issuing Lender irrevocably agrees to grant and hereby grants to each L/C Participant, and, to induce each Issuing Lender to issue Letters of Credit hereunder, each L/C Participant irrevocably agrees to accept and purchase and hereby accepts and purchases from each Issuing Lender, on the terms and conditions hereinafter stated, for such L/C Participant’s own account and risk an undivided interest equal to such L/C Participant’s Revolving Credit Commitment Percentage in each Issuing Lender’s obligations and rights under and in respect of each Letter of Credit issued by it hereunder and the amount of each draft paid by such Issuing Lender thereunder.  Each L/C Participant unconditionally and irrevocably agrees with each Issuing Lender that, if a draft is paid under any Letter of Credit issued by such Issuing Lender for which such Issuing Lender is not reimbursed in full by the Borrower through a Revolving Credit Loan or otherwise in accordance with the terms of this Agreement, such L/C Participant shall pay to such Issuing Lender upon demand at such Issuing Lender’s address for notices specified herein an amount equal to the Dollar Amount of such L/C Participant’s Revolving Credit Commitment Percentage of the amount of such draft, or any part thereof, which is not so reimbursed.

(b)Upon becoming aware of any amount required to be paid by any L/C Participant to any Issuing Lender pursuant to Section 3.4(a) in respect of any unreimbursed portion of any payment made by such Issuing Lender under any Letter of Credit, issued by it, such Issuing Lender shall notify the Agent of such unreimbursed amount and the Agent shall notify each L/C Participant (with a copy to the applicable Issuing Lender) of the amount and due date of such required payment and such L/C Participant shall pay to the Agent (which, in turn shall pay such Issuing Lender) the amount specified on the applicable due date.  If any such amount is paid to such Issuing Lender after the date such payment is due, such L/C Participant shall pay to such Issuing Lender on demand, in addition to such amount, the product of (i) such amount, times (ii) the daily average Federal Funds Rate as determined by the Agent during the

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period from and including the date such payment is due to the date on which such payment is immediately available to such Issuing Lender, times (iii) a fraction the numerator of which is the number of days that elapse during such period and the denominator of which is 360.  A certificate of such Issuing Lender with respect to any amounts owing under this Section shall be conclusive in the absence of manifest error.  With respect to payment to such Issuing Lender of the unreimbursed amounts described in this Section, if the L/C Participants receive notice that any such payment is due (A) prior to 1:00 p.m. on any Business Day, such payment shall be due that Business Day, and (B) after 1:00 p.m. on any Business Day, such payment shall be due on the following Business Day.

(c)Whenever, at any time after any Issuing Lender has made payment under any Letter of Credit issued by it and has received from any L/C Participant its Revolving Credit Commitment Percentage of such payment in accordance with this Section, such Issuing Lender receives any payment related to such Letter of Credit (whether directly from the Borrower or otherwise), or any payment of interest on account thereof, such Issuing Lender will distribute to such L/C Participant its pro rata share thereof; provided, that in the event that any such payment received by such Issuing Lender shall be required to be returned by such Issuing Lender, such L/C Participant shall return to such Issuing Lender the portion thereof previously distributed by such Issuing Lender to it.

(d)All payments made by any L/C Participant under this Section shall be made in Dollars (based upon the Dollar Amount of the applicable payment); provided that the Borrower shall be liable for any currency exchange loss pursuant to the terms of Section 5.10(d).

Section 3.5Reimbursement Obligation.

(a)Reimbursement Obligation of the Borrower.  In the event of any drawing under any Letter of Credit, the Borrower agrees to reimburse (either with the proceeds of a Revolving Credit Loan as provided for in this Section or with funds from other sources), in same day funds, in Dollars, the applicable Issuing Lender on or before the Business Day immediately following the date on which such Issuing Lender notifies the Borrower of the date and the Dollar Amount of a draft paid under any Letter of Credit for the Dollar Amount of (i) such draft so paid and (ii) any amounts referred to in Section 3.3(c) incurred by such Issuing Lender in connection with such payment; provided, however, in the case of a Letter of Credit denominated in an Alternative Currency, the Borrower shall reimburse the Issuing Lender in such Alternative Currency, unless (A) the Issuing Lender (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 Borrower shall have notified the Issuing Lender promptly following receipt of the notice of drawing that the Borrower will reimburse the Issuing Lender in Dollars.

(b)Reimbursement Obligation of the Lenders.  Unless the Borrower shall immediately notify such Issuing Lender that the Borrower intends to reimburse such Issuing Lender for such drawing from other sources or funds, the Borrower shall be deemed to have timely given a Notice of Borrowing to the Agent requesting that the Revolving Credit Lenders make a Revolving Credit Loan denominated in Dollars bearing interest at the Base Rate on the applicable repayment date in the Dollar Amount of (i) such draft so paid and (ii) any amounts referred to in Section 3.3(c) incurred by such Issuing Lender in connection with such payment, and upon notice from the Agent, the Revolving Credit Lenders shall make a Revolving Credit Loan bearing interest at the Base Rate in such amount, the proceeds of which shall be applied to reimburse such Issuing Lender for the amount of the related drawing and such fees and expenses.  Each Revolving Credit Lender acknowledges and agrees that its obligation to fund a Revolving Credit Loan in accordance with this Section to reimburse such Issuing Lender for any draft paid under a Letter of Credit issued by it is absolute and unconditional and shall not be affected by any circumstance whatsoever, including, without limitation, non-satisfaction of the conditions set forth in Section 2.3(a) or Article VI.  If the Borrower has elected to pay the amount of such drawing with funds from other sources

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and shall fail to reimburse such Issuing Lender as provided above, the unreimbursed amount of such drawing shall bear interest at the rate which would be payable on any outstanding Base Rate Loans which were then overdue from the date such amounts become payable (whether at stated maturity, by acceleration or otherwise) until payment in full.

Section 3.6Obligations Absolute.  The Borrower’s obligations under this Article III (including, without limitation, the Reimbursement Obligation) shall be absolute and unconditional under any and all circumstances and irrespective of any set off, counterclaim or defense to payment which the Borrower may have or have had against the applicable Issuing Lender or any beneficiary of a Letter of Credit or any other Person.  The Borrower also agrees that the applicable Issuing Lender and the L/C Participants shall not be responsible for, and the Borrower’s Reimbursement Obligation under Section 3.5 shall not be affected by, among other things, the validity or genuineness of documents or of any endorsements thereon, even though such documents shall in fact prove to be invalid, fraudulent or forged, or any dispute between or among the Borrower and any beneficiary of any Letter of Credit or any other party to which such Letter of Credit may be transferred or any claims whatsoever of the Borrower against any beneficiary of such Letter of Credit or any such transferee.  No Issuing Lender shall be liable for any error, omission, interruption or delay in transmission, dispatch or delivery of any message or advice, however transmitted, in connection with any Letter of Credit issued by it, except for errors or omissions caused by such Issuing Lender’s gross negligence or willful misconduct, as determined by a court of competent jurisdiction by final nonappealable judgment.  The Borrower agrees that any action taken or omitted by any Issuing Lender under or in connection with any Letter of Credit issued by it or the related drafts or documents, if done in the absence of gross negligence or willful misconduct shall be binding on the Borrower and shall not result in any liability of such Issuing Lender or any L/C Participant to the Borrower.  The responsibility of any Issuing Lender to the Borrower in connection with any draft presented for payment under any Letter of Credit issued to it shall, in addition to any payment obligation expressly provided for in such Letter of Credit, be limited to determining that the documents (including each draft) delivered under such Letter of Credit in connection with such presentment substantially conforms to the requirements under such Letter of Credit.

Section 3.7Effect of Letter of Credit Application.  To the extent that any provision of any Letter of Credit Application related to any Letter of Credit is inconsistent with the provisions of this Article III, the provisions of this Article III shall apply.

Section 3.8Removal and Resignation of the Issuing Lenders.

(a)The Borrower may at any time remove any Lender from its role as an Issuing Lender hereunder upon not less than thirty (30) days prior notice to such Issuing Lender and the Agent (or such shorter period of time as may be acceptable to such Issuing Lender and the Agent).

(b)Any Lender may at any time resign from its role as an Issuing Lender hereunder upon not less than sixty (60) days prior notice to the Borrower and the Agent (or such shorter period of time as may be acceptable to the Borrower and the Agent).

(c)Any removed or resigning Issuing Lender shall retain all the rights, powers, privileges, and duties of an Issuing Lender hereunder with respect to all Letters of Credit issued by it that are outstanding as of the effective date of its removal or resignation as an Issuing Lender and all L/C Obligations with respect thereto (including, without limitation, the right to require the Revolving Credit Lenders to take such actions as are required under Section 3.4).  Without limiting the foregoing, upon the removal or resignation of a Lender as an Issuing Lender hereunder, the Borrower may, or at the request of such removed or resigned Issuing Lender the Borrower shall, use commercially reasonable efforts to, arrange for one or more of the other Issuing Lenders to issue Letters of Credit hereunder in substitution

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for the Letters of Credit, if any, issued by such removed or resigned Issuing Lender and outstanding at the time of such removal or resignation, or make other arrangements satisfactory to the removed or resigned Issuing Lender to effectively cause another Issuing Lender (with such Issuing Lender’s consent) to assume the obligations of the removed or resigned Issuing Lender with respect to any such Letters of Credit.

Section 3.9Reporting of Letter of Credit Information and L/C Commitment.  At any time that there is an Issuing Lender that is not also the financial institution acting as the Agent, then (a) on the last Business Day of each calendar month, (b) on each date that a Letter of Credit is amended, terminated or otherwise expires, (c) on each date that a Letter of Credit is issued or the expiry date of a Letter of Credit is extended, and (d) upon the request of the Agent, each Issuing Lender (or, in the case of clauses (b), (c) or (d) of this Section, the applicable Issuing Lender) shall deliver to the Agent a report setting forth in form and detail reasonably satisfactory to the Agent information (including, without limitation, any reimbursement, Cash Collateral, or termination in respect of Letters of Credit issued by such Issuing Lender) with respect to each Letter of Credit issued by such Issuing Lender that is outstanding hereunder.  In addition, each Issuing Lender shall provide notice to the Agent of its L/C Commitment, or any change thereto, promptly upon it becoming an Issuing Lender or making any change to its L/C Commitment.  No failure on the part of any Issuing Lender to provide such information pursuant to this Section 3.9 shall limit the obligations of the Borrower or any Revolving Credit Lender hereunder with respect to its reimbursement and participation obligations hereunder.

Section 3.10Letters 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 Borrower shall be (subject to the provisions of Section 3.3(a)) obligated to reimburse, or to cause the applicable Subsidiary to reimburse, the applicable Issuing Lender hereunder for any and all drawings under such Letter of Credit.  The Borrower hereby acknowledges that the issuance of Letters of Credit for the account of any of its Subsidiaries inures to the benefit of the Borrower and that the Borrower’s business derives substantial benefits from the businesses of such Subsidiaries.

Section 3.11Issuing Lenders.  Each Issuing Lender shall act on behalf of the Lenders with respect to any Letters of Credit issued by it and the documents associated therewith, and such Issuing Lender shall have all of the benefits and immunities (A) provided to the Agent in Article XI with respect to any acts taken or omissions suffered by such Issuing Lender in connection with Letters of Credit issued by it or proposed to be issued by it and Letter of Credit Application and related documents pertaining to such Letters of Credit as fully as if the term “Agent” as used in Article XI included such Issuing Lender with respect to such acts or omissions, and (B) as additionally provided herein with respect to the Issuing Lenders.

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Article IV

TERM LOAN FACILITY

Section 4.1Initial Term Loan.  Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, and in reliance upon the representations and warranties set forth in this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, each Term Loan Lender severally agrees to make the Initial Term Loan to the Borrower on the Closing Date in a principal amount equal to such Lender’s Term Loan Commitment as of the Closing Date.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, if the total Term Loan Commitment as of the Closing Date is not drawn on the Closing Date, the undrawn amount shall automatically be cancelled.

Section 4.2Procedure for Advance of Term Loan.

(a)Initial Term Loan.  The Borrower shall give the Agent an irrevocable Notice of Borrowing prior to 11:00 a.m. on the Closing Date (or such later time as approved by the Agent) requesting that the Term Loan Lenders make the Initial Term Loan as a Base Rate Loan on such date (provided that the Borrower may request, no later than three (3) Business Days prior to the Closing Date (or such later time as approved by the Agent), that the Lenders make the Initial Term Loan as a LIBOR Rate Loan if the Borrower has delivered to the Agent a letter in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Agent indemnifying the Lenders in the manner set forth in Section 5.9 of this Agreement).  Upon receipt of such Notice of Borrowing from the Borrower, the Agent shall promptly notify each Term Loan Lender thereof.  Not later than 10:00 a.m. on the Closing Date, each Term Loan Lender will make available to the Agent for the account of the Borrower, at the Agent’s Office in immediately available funds, the amount of such Initial Term Loan to be made by such Term Loan Lender on the Closing Date.  The Borrower hereby irrevocably authorizes the Agent to disburse the proceeds of the Initial Term Loan in immediately available funds by wire transfer to such Person or Persons as may be designated by the Borrower in writing.

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Section 4.3Repayment of Term Loans.  

(a)Initial Term Loan.  The Borrower shall repay the aggregate outstanding principal amount of the Initial Term Loan in consecutive quarterly installments on the last Business Day of each of March, June, September and December of each calendar year, commencing with the first full quarter ending after the Closing Date, as set forth below (except as the amounts of individual installments may be adjusted pursuant to Section 4.4 hereof):

 

PAYMENT DATE

PRINCIPAL INSTALLMENT
($)

October 31, 2017

$1,375,000.00

January 31, 2018

$1,375,000.00

April 30, 2018

$1,375,000.00

July 31, 2018

$1,375,000.00

October 31, 2018

$1,375,000.00

January 31, 2019

$1,375,000.00

April 30, 2019

$1,375,000.00

July 31, 2019

$1,375,000.00

October 31, 2019

$1,375,000.00

January 31, 2020

$1,375,000.00

April 30, 2020

$1,375,000.00

July 31, 2020

$1,375,000.00

October 31, 2020

$1,375,000.00

January 31, 2021

$1,375,000.00

April 30, 2021

$1,375,000.00

July 31, 2021

$1,375,000.00

October 31, 2021

$1,375,000.00

January 31, 2022

$1,375,000.00

April 30, 2022

$1,375,000.00

July 31, 2022

$1,375,000.00

October 31, 2022

$1,375,000.00

January 31, 2023

$1,375,000.00

April 30, 2023

$1,375,000.00

July 31, 2023

$1,375,000.00

October 31, 2023

$1,375,000.00

January 31, 2024

$1,375,000.00

April 30, 2024

$1,375,000.00

Term Loan Maturity Date

Remaining outstanding principal balance

 

If not sooner paid, the Initial Term Loan shall be paid in full, together with accrued interest thereon, on the Term Loan Maturity Date.

Section 4.4Prepayments of Term Loans.  

(a)Optional Prepayments.  The Borrower shall have the right at any time and from time to time, without premium or penalty (except as set forth in Section 5.9), to prepay the Term Loans, in whole or in part, upon delivery to the Agent of a Notice of Prepayment not later than 11:00 a.m.: (i) on the same

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Business Day with respect to each Base Rate Loan (or such later time as approved by the Agent); and (ii) at least three (3) Business Days before with respect to each LIBOR Rate Loan (or such later time as approved by the Agent), specifying the date and amount of repayment, whether the repayment is of LIBOR Rate Loans or Base Rate Loans or a combination thereof, and if a combination thereof, the amount allocable to each.  Each optional prepayment of the Term Loans hereunder shall be in an aggregate principal amount of at least $1,000,000 or any whole multiple of $1,000,000 in excess thereof and shall be applied, as directed by the Borrower, to the outstanding principal installments of any Series of Term Loans.  Each repayment shall be accompanied by any amount required to be paid pursuant to Section 5.9 hereof.  A Notice of Prepayment received after 11:00 a.m. shall be deemed received on the next Business Day.  The Agent shall promptly notify the applicable Term Loan Lenders of each Notice of Prepayment.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, any Notice of Prepayment delivered by the Borrower may state that such notice is conditioned upon the effectiveness of other credit facilities or other transactions or events specified therein, in which case such notice may be revoked by the Borrower (by notice to the Agent on or prior to the specified effective date) if such condition is not satisfied (provided that the failure of such condition to be satisfied shall not relieve the Borrower from its obligations in respect thereof under Section 5.9).

(b)Mandatory Prepayments.

(i)Debt Issuances.  The Borrower shall make mandatory principal prepayments of the Loans in the manner set forth in clause (vii) below in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the aggregate Net Cash Proceeds from any Debt Issuance not otherwise permitted pursuant to Section 9.1.  Such prepayment shall be made within one (1) Business Day after the date of receipt of the Net Cash Proceeds of any such Debt Issuance.

(ii)Asset Dispositions and Casualty and Condemnation Events.  Subject to Section 4.4(b)(v), the Borrower shall make mandatory principal prepayments of the Loans in the manner set forth in clause (vi) below in amounts equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the aggregate Net Cash Proceeds from: (A) any Asset Disposition (other than any Asset Disposition permitted pursuant to, and in accordance with, clauses (b), (c), and (e) of Section 9.5); or (B) any Casualty and Condemnation Event; provided that, (1) no mandatory prepayment shall be required under this clause (ii) with respect to any individual or series of related Asset Dispositions or Casualty and Condemnation Events that results in Net Cash Proceeds not in excess of $2,500,000 for such single event or series of related events and (2) no mandatory prepayment shall be required in any Fiscal Year pursuant to this clause (ii) until the date on which the Net Cash Proceeds required to be applied as mandatory prepayments pursuant to this clause (ii) in such Fiscal Year shall exceed $5,000,000 (and thereafter only Net Cash Proceeds in excess of such amount shall be required to be applied to mandatory prepayments pursuant to this clause (ii)).  Such prepayments shall be made within five (5) Business Days after the date of receipt of the Net Cash Proceeds; provided that, so long as no Default or Event of Default has occurred and is continuing at the time of receipt of such Net Cash Proceeds, no prepayment shall be required under this Section 4.4(b)(ii) with respect to such portion of such Net Cash Proceeds that the Borrower shall have, on or prior to such date given written notice to the Agent of its intent to reinvest in accordance with Section 4.4(b)(v); provided, however, that any Term Lender may elect in its sole discretion, by delivering a written notice to the Agent promptly after receiving notice from the Agent of any such prepayment pursuant to this Section 4.4(b)(ii), to forego its ratable portion of any such prepayment, in which case such declined portion of the prepayment may be retained by the Borrower.

(iii)[Reserved].  

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(iv)Excess Cash Flow.  In the event that there shall be Excess Cash Flow for any fiscal year (commencing with the fiscal year beginning August 1, 2017), the Borrower shall, no later than 95 days after the end of such fiscal year, prepay the Loans in an aggregate amount equal to (i) the Applicable ECF Percentage of such Excess Cash Flow, if any, for such fiscal year, minus (ii) voluntary repayments of the Loans (excluding, for the avoidance of doubt, repayments of Revolving Credit Loans or Swingline Loans, except to the extent the Revolving Commitments are permanently reduced in connection with such repayments).

(v)Reinvestment Option.  With respect to any Net Cash Proceeds realized or received with respect to any Asset Disposition or any Casualty and Condemnation Event by any Borrower Party of any Subsidiary thereof (in each case, to the extent not excluded pursuant to Section 4.4(b)(ii)), at the option of the Borrower, the Borrower Parties or any of their Subsidiaries may reinvest all or any portion of such Net Cash Proceeds in fixed or capital assets used or useful for the business of the Borrower Parties and their Subsidiaries within: (x) twelve (12) months following receipt of such Net Cash Proceeds; or (y) if such Borrower Party or Subsidiary, within twelve (12) months following receipt of such Net Cash Proceeds, enters into a bona fide commitment to reinvest such Net Cash Proceeds, within eighteen (18) months following receipt of such Net Cash Proceeds; provided that if any Net Cash Proceeds have not been so reinvested within such twelve (12) months or eighteen (18) months, as applicable, an amount equal to such Net Cash Proceeds that have not been so reinvested shall be applied to the repayment of the Loans pursuant to Section 4.4(b) within three (3) Business Days after the end of such twelve (12) twelve months or eighteen (18) months, as applicable.

(vi)Notice; Manner of Payment.  Upon the occurrence of any event triggering the prepayment requirement under clauses (i) and (ii) above, the Borrower shall promptly deliver a Notice of Prepayment to the Agent and upon receipt of such notice, the Agent shall promptly so notify the Lenders.  Each prepayment of the Loans under this Section shall be applied as follows:  first, ratably between each Series of Term Loans (unless otherwise agreed by the Lenders of the applicable Series of Term Loans (provided that in no event shall the Initial Term Loans receive less than their ratable share)) to reduce in inverse order of maturity the remaining scheduled principal installments of each such Series pursuant to Section 4.3; and second, to the extent of any excess, to repay the Revolving Credit Loans pursuant to Section 2.4(d), without a corresponding reduction in the Revolving Credit Commitment.

(vii)Prepayment of LIBOR Rate Loans.  Each prepayment shall be accompanied by any amount required to be paid pursuant to Section 5.9.

(viii)No Reborrowings.  Amounts applied to the repayment or prepayment of the Term Loans pursuant to this Section may not be reborrowed.

(c)Call Protection.  In the event that a Repricing Event occurs on or prior to the date that is six (6) months after the Closing Date, the Borrower shall pay to the Agent, for the ratable account of each Term Loan Lender, a fee equal to 1.00% of the aggregate principal amount of the Initial Term Loans subject to such Repricing Event.  If, on or prior to the date that is six months after the Closing Date, all or any portion of the Initial Term Loans held by any Lender are assigned pursuant to Section 5.12(b) as a result of, or in connection with, such Lender not agreeing or otherwise consenting to any waiver, consent, or amendment in connection with a Repricing Event on or prior to the date that is six (6) months after the Closing Date, the Borrower shall pay to such assigning Lender a fee of 1.00% of the Loans so assigned in connection with such assignment.

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Article V

GENERAL LOAN PROVISIONS

Section 5.1Interest.

(a)Interest Rate Options.  Subject to the provisions of this Section, at the election of the Borrower:

(i)Revolving Credit Loans (other than Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loans) and the Term Loans shall bear interest at (A) the Base Rate plus the Applicable Margin applicable to Loans as to which interest is to be determined on the basis of the Base Rate or (B) the LIBOR Rate plus the Applicable Margin applicable to Loans as to which interest is to be determined on the basis of the LIBOR Rate (provided that the LIBOR Rate shall not be available until three (3) Business Days after the Closing Date unless the Borrower has delivered to the Agent a letter in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Agent indemnifying the Lenders in the manner set forth in Section 5.9 of this Agreement (any such letter, a “Closing Date Indemnification Letter”));

(ii)the Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loans shall bear interest at the LIBOR Rate plus the Applicable Margin applicable to Loans as to which interest is to be determined on the basis of the LIBOR Rate (provided that the LIBOR Rate shall not be available until four (4) Business Days after the Closing Date unless the Borrower has delivered to the Agent a Closing Date Indemnification Letter); and

(iii)any Swingline Loan shall bear interest at the Base Rate plus the Applicable Margin.

The Borrower shall select the rate of interest and Interest Period, if any, applicable to any Loan at the time a Notice of Borrowing is given or at the time a Notice of Conversion/Continuation is given pursuant to Section 5.2.  Any Revolving Credit Loan or any portion thereof as to which the Borrower has not duly specified a currency as provided herein shall be deemed a Revolving Credit Loan denominated in Dollars. Any Revolving Credit Loan denominated in Dollars or any portion thereof as to which the Borrower has not duly specified an interest rate as provided herein shall be deemed a Base Rate Loan and any LIBOR Rate Loan or any portion thereof as to which the Borrower has not duly specified an Interest Period as provided herein shall be deemed a LIBOR Rate Loan for a one (1) month Interest Period.

(b)Default Rate.  Subject to Section 10.3, (i) immediately upon the occurrence and during the continuance of an Event of Default under Section 10.1(a), (b), (h) or (i), or (ii) at the election of the Required Lenders, upon the occurrence and during the continuance of any other Event of Default:

(i)the Borrower shall no longer have the option to request Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loans, LIBOR Rate Loans, Swingline Loans, or Letters of Credit;

(ii)all outstanding LIBOR Rate Loans denominated in Dollars shall bear interest at a rate per annum of two percent (2%) in excess of the rate (including the Applicable Margin) then applicable to LIBOR Rate Loans denominated in Dollars until the end of the applicable Interest Period and thereafter at a rate equal to two percent (2%) in excess of the rate (including the Applicable Margin) then applicable to Base Rate Loans;

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(iii)all outstanding LIBOR Rate Loans denominated in an Alternative Currency shall bear interest at a rate per annum of two percent (2%) in excess of the rate (including the Applicable Margin) then applicable to LIBOR Rate Loans denominated in such Alternative Currency;

(iv)all outstanding Base Rate Loans and other Credit Agreement Obligations arising hereunder or under any other Loan Document shall bear interest at a rate per annum equal to two percent (2%) in excess of the rate (including the Applicable Margin) then applicable to Base Rate Loans or such other Credit Agreement Obligations arising hereunder or under any other Loan Document (provided, that if no rate for such other Credit Agreement Obligations is set forth herein or in such other Loan Document, then such Credit Agreement Obligations shall bear interest at a rate per annum equal to two percent (2%) in excess of the rate (including the Applicable Margin) then applicable to Base Rate Loans); and

(v)all accrued and unpaid interest shall be due and payable on demand of the Agent.

Interest shall continue to accrue on the Credit Agreement Obligations arising under the Loan Documents after the filing by or against the Borrower of any petition seeking any relief in bankruptcy or under any Bankruptcy Law.

(c)Interest Payment and Computation.  Interest on each Base Rate Loan shall be due and payable in arrears on the last Business Day of each fiscal quarter commencing October 31, 2017; and interest on each LIBOR Rate Loan shall be due and payable on the last day of each Interest Period applicable thereto, and if such Interest Period extends over three (3) months, at the end of each three (3) month interval during such Interest Period.  All computations of interest for (i) Base Rate Loans when the Base Rate is determined by the Prime Rate and (ii) Loans which are denominated in Sterling, shall be made on the basis of a year of 365 or 366 days, as the case may be, and actual days elapsed.  All other computations of fees and interest provided hereunder shall be made on the basis of a 360-day year and actual days elapsed (which results in more fees or interest, as applicable, being paid than if computed on the basis of a 365/366-day year).

(d)Maximum Rate.  In no contingency or event whatsoever shall the aggregate of all amounts deemed interest under this Agreement charged or collected pursuant to the terms of this Agreement exceed the highest rate permissible under any Applicable Law which a court of competent jurisdiction shall, in a final determination, deem applicable hereto.  In the event that such a court determines that the Lenders have charged or received interest hereunder in excess of the highest applicable rate, the rate in effect hereunder shall automatically be reduced to the maximum rate permitted by Applicable Law and the Lenders shall at the Agent’s option (i) promptly refund to the Borrower any interest received by the Lenders in excess of the maximum lawful rate or (ii) apply such excess to the principal balance of the Credit Agreement Obligations.  All sums contracted for, charged, taken, reserved or received by the Agent or any Lender for the use, forbearance or detention of any Credit Agreement Obligations shall, to the extent permitted by Applicable Law, be amortized or spread, using the actuarial method, throughout the stated term of such Credit Agreement Obligations (including any and all renewal and extension periods) until payment in full so that the rate or amount of interest on account of any Credit Agreement Obligations does not exceed the maximum lawful rate from time to time in effect and applicable to such Credit Agreement Obligations for so long as such Credit Agreement Obligations are outstanding.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein or in any of the other Loan Documents, it is not the intention of the Agent or any Lender to accelerate the maturity of any interest that has not accrued at the time of such acceleration or to collect unearned interest at the time of such acceleration.  It is the intent hereof that the Borrower not pay or contract to pay, and that neither the Agent nor any Lender receive or contract to receive, directly or indirectly in any manner whatsoever,

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interest in excess of that which may be paid by the Borrower under Applicable Law.  In no event shall the provisions of Chapter 346 of the Texas Finance Code (which regulates certain revolving credit loan accounts and revolving triparty accounts) apply to the Credit Agreement Obligations.  

Section 5.2Notice and Manner of Conversion or Continuation of Loans.  Provided that no Default or Event of Default has occurred and is then continuing, the Borrower shall have the option to:

(a)convert at any time all or any portion of any outstanding Base Rate Loans (other than Swingline Loans) in a principal amount equal to $1,000,000 or any whole multiple of $100,000 in excess thereof into one or more LIBOR Rate Loans denominated in Dollars;

(b)upon the expiration of any Interest Period with respect to any LIBOR Rate Loans denominated in Dollars, (i) convert all or any part of its outstanding LIBOR Rate Loans denominated in Dollars in a principal amount equal to $1,000,000 or a whole multiple of $100,000 in excess thereof into Base Rate Loans (other than Swingline Loans) or (ii) continue such LIBOR Rate Loans as LIBOR Rate Loans;  

(c)upon the expiration of any Interest Period with respect to any LIBOR Rate Loans denominated in an Alternative Currency, continue such LIBOR Rate Loans as LIBOR Rate Loans in such Alternative Currency.

Whenever the Borrower desires to convert or continue Loans as provided above, the Borrower shall give the Agent irrevocable prior written notice in the form attached as Exhibit E (a “Notice of Conversion/Continuation”) not later than 11:00 a.m. three (3) Business Days before the day on which a proposed conversion or continuation of such Loan denominated in Dollars and four (4) Business Days before the day on which a proposed conversion or continuation of such Loan denominated in an Alternative Currency is to be effective specifying:

(i)the Loans to be converted or continued, and, in the case of any LIBOR Rate Loan to be converted or continued, the last day of the Interest Period therefor (including the applicable Permitted Currency in which such Loan(s) is (are) denominated),

(ii)the effective date of such conversion or continuation (which shall be a Business Day),

(iii)the principal amount of such Loans to be converted or continued, and

(iv)the Interest Period to be applicable to such converted or continued LIBOR Rate Loan.

If the Borrower fails to give a timely Notice of Conversion/Continuation prior to the end of the Interest Period for any LIBOR Rate Loan, then the applicable LIBOR Rate Loan shall be converted to a Base Rate Loan (or if the applicable LIBOR Rate Loan is denominated in an Alternative Currency, then such LIBOR Rate Loan shall be continued with an Interest Period of one month).  Any such automatic conversion to a Base Rate Loan shall be effective as of the last day of the Interest Period then in effect with respect to the applicable LIBOR Rate Loan.  If the Borrower requests a conversion to, or continuation of, LIBOR Rate Loans, but fails to specify an Interest Period, it will be deemed to have specified an Interest Period of one month.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, a Swingline Loan may not be converted to a Fixed Rate LIBOR Loan and, except pursuant to Section 5.8(a), a LIBOR Rate Loan denominated in an Alternative Currency may not be converted to a Base Rate Loan.  The Agent shall promptly notify the affected Lenders of such Notice of Conversion/Continuation.

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Section 5.3Fees.

(a)Commitment Fee.  Commencing on the Closing Date, subject to Section 5.15(a)(iii)(A), the Borrower shall pay to the Agent, for the account of the Revolving Credit Lenders, a non-refundable commitment fee (the “Commitment Fee”) at a rate per annum equal to the applicable “Commitment Fee” specified in the definition of “Applicable Margin” in Section 1.1 on the average daily unused portion of the Revolving Credit Commitment of the Revolving Credit Lenders (other than the Defaulting Lenders, if any); provided, that the amount of outstanding Swingline Loans shall not be considered usage of the Revolving Credit Commitment for the purpose of calculating the Commitment Fee.  The Commitment Fee shall be payable in arrears on the last Business Day of each fiscal quarter during the term of this Agreement commencing July 31, 2017 and ending on the date upon which all Credit Agreement Obligations (other than contingent indemnification obligations not then due) arising under the Revolving Credit Facility shall have been indefeasibly and irrevocably paid and satisfied in full, all Letters of Credit have been terminated or expired (or been Cash Collateralized) and the Revolving Credit Commitment has been terminated.  The Commitment Fee shall be distributed by the Agent to the Revolving Credit Lenders (other than any Defaulting Lender) pro rata in accordance with such Revolving Credit Lenders’ respective Revolving Credit Commitment Percentages.

(b)Other Fees.  The Borrower shall pay to the Arrangers and the Agent for their own respective accounts fees in the amounts and at the times specified in their Fee Letter.  The Borrower shall pay to the Lenders such fees as shall have been separately agreed upon in writing in the amounts and at the times so specified.

Section 5.4Manner of Payment.

(a)Loans Denominated in Dollars.  Each payment by the Borrower on account of the principal of or interest on any Loan denominated in Dollars or of any fee, commission or other amounts (including the Reimbursement Obligation) payable to the Lenders under this Agreement shall be made not later than 1:00 p.m. on the date specified for payment under this Agreement to the Agent at the Agent’s Office for the account of the Lenders entitled to such payment in Dollars, in immediately available funds and shall be made without any set off, counterclaim or deduction whatsoever.  Any payment received after such time but before 2:00 p.m. on such day shall be deemed a payment on such date for the purposes of Section 10.1, but for all other purposes shall be deemed to have been made on the next succeeding Business Day.  Any payment received after 2:00 p.m. shall be deemed to have been made on the next succeeding Business Day for all purposes.  Upon receipt by the Agent of each such payment, the Agent shall distribute to each such Lender at its address for notices set forth herein its Revolving Credit Commitment Percentage (or other applicable share as provided herein) of such payment and shall wire advice of the amount of such credit to each Lender.  Each payment to the Agent on account of the principal of or interest on the Swingline Loans or of any fee, commission or other amounts payable to the Swingline Lender shall be made in like manner, but for the account of the Swingline Lender.  Each payment to the Agent of any Issuing Lender’s fees or L/C Participants’ commissions shall be made in like manner, but for the account of such Issuing Lender or the L/C Participants, as the case may be.  Each payment to the Agent of the Agent’s fees or expenses shall be made for the account of the Agent and any amount payable to any Lender under Section 5.9, Section 5.10, Section 5.11 or Section 12.3 shall be paid to the Agent for the account of the applicable Lender.  Subject to the definition of Interest Period, if any payment under this Agreement shall be specified to be made upon a day which is not a Business Day, it shall be made on the next succeeding day which is a Business Day and such extension of time shall in such case be included in computing any interest if payable along with such payment.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, if there exists a Defaulting Lender each payment by the Borrower to such Defaulting Lender hereunder shall be applied in accordance with Section 5.15(a)(ii).

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(b)Loans Denominated in an Alternative Currency.  Each payment by the Borrower on account of the principal of or interest on any Loan denominated in any Alternative Currency payable to the Lenders under this Agreement (or any of them) shall be made not later than 1:00 p.m. on the date specified for payment under this Agreement to the Agent at the Agent’s Office for the account of the Lenders entitled to such payment in the same Alternative Currency in which the Loan was made (except as set forth below), in immediately available funds and shall be made without any set off, counterclaim or deduction whatsoever.  Any payment received after such time but before 2:00 p.m. on such day shall be deemed a payment on such date for the purposes of Section 10.1(a), but for all other purposes shall be deemed to have been made on the next succeeding Business Day.  Any payment received after 2:00 p.m. shall be deemed to have been made on the next succeeding Business Day for all purposes.  Upon receipt by the Agent of each such payment, the Agent (i) shall distribute to each such Lender at its address for notices set forth herein its Revolving Credit Commitment Percentage (or other applicable share as provided herein) of such payment in accordance with the amounts then due and payable to such Lenders (except as specified below) and (ii) shall wire advice of the amount of such credit to each Lender.  Subject to parts (b) and (c) of the definition of “Interest Period,” if any payment under this Agreement shall be specified to be made upon a day which is not a Business Day, it shall be made on the next succeeding day which is a Business Day and such extension of time shall in such case be included in computing any interest payable along with such payment. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Agent may require that any payments due under this Agreement be made in the United States.  If, for any reason, the Borrower is prohibited by any Applicable Law from making any required payment hereunder in an Alternative Currency, subject to Section 5.10(d), the Borrower shall make such payment in Dollars in the Dollar Amount of such payment.

(c)Defaulting Lenders.  Notwithstanding the foregoing clauses (a) and (b), if there exists a Defaulting Lender each payment by the Borrower to such Defaulting Lender hereunder shall be applied in accordance with Section 5.14(b).

Section 5.5Evidence of Indebtedness.

(a)Extensions of Credit.  The Extensions of Credit made by each Lender and each Issuing Lender shall be evidenced by one or more accounts or records maintained by such Lender or such Issuing Lender and by the Agent in the Ordinary Course of Business.  The accounts or records maintained by the Agent and each Lender or the applicable Issuing Lender shall be conclusive absent manifest error of the amount of the Extensions of Credit made by the Lenders or such Issuing Lender to the Borrower and its Subsidiaries 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 Borrower hereunder to pay any amount owing with respect to the Credit Agreement Obligations.  In the event of any conflict between the accounts and records maintained by any Lender or any Issuing Lender and the accounts and records of the Agent in respect of such matters, the accounts and records of the Agent shall control in the absence of manifest error.  Upon the request of any Lender made through the Agent, the Borrower shall execute and deliver to such Lender (through the Agent) a Revolving Credit Note, Term Loan Note, and/or Swingline Note, as applicable, which shall evidence such Lender’s Revolving Credit Loans, Term Loans, and/or Swingline Loans, as applicable, in addition to such accounts or records.  Each Lender may attach schedules to its Notes and endorse thereon the date, amount and maturity of its Loans and payments with respect thereto.

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

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Section 5.6Sharing of Payments by the 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 its Loans or other obligations hereunder resulting in such Lender’s receiving payment of a proportion of the aggregate amount of its Loans and accrued interest thereon or other such obligations (other than pursuant to the express terms of this Agreement) greater than its pro rata share thereof as provided herein, then the Lender receiving such greater proportion shall (a) notify the Agent of such fact, and (b) purchase (for cash at face value) participations in the Loans and such other obligations 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 are purchased and all or any portion of the payment giving rise thereto is recovered, such participations shall be rescinded and the purchase price restored to the extent of such recovery, without interest, and

(ii)the provisions of this paragraph shall not be construed to apply to (A) any payment made by the 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), (B) the application of Cash Collateral provided for in Section 5.14 or (C) any payment obtained by a Lender as consideration for the assignment of or sale of a participation in any of its Loans or participations in Swingline Loans and Letters of Credit to any assignee or participant, other than to the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries or Affiliates (as to which the provisions of this paragraph shall apply) except in the case of an assignment made pursuant to the provisions of Section 12.10(f) hereof.

Each Borrower 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 each Borrower Party rights of setoff and counterclaim with respect to such participation as fully as if such Lender were a direct creditor of each Borrower Party in the amount of such participation.

Section 5.7Agent’s Clawback.

(a)Funding by the Lenders; Presumption by the Agent.  Unless the Agent shall have received notice from a Lender (i) in the case of Base Rate Loans, not later than 12:00 noon on the date of any proposed borrowing and (ii) otherwise, prior to the proposed date of any borrowing that such Lender will not make available to the Agent such Lender’s share of such borrowing, the Agent may assume that such Lender has made such share in the applicable Permitted Currency available on such date in accordance with Section 2.3(b) and Section 4.2 and may, in reliance upon such assumption, make available to the Borrower a corresponding amount in the applicable Permitted Currency.  In such event, if a Lender has not in fact made its share of the applicable borrowing available to the Agent in the applicable Permitted Currency, then the applicable Lender and the Borrower severally agree to pay to the Agent forthwith on demand such corresponding amount with interest thereon, for each day from and including the date such amount is made available to the Borrower to but excluding the date of payment to the Agent, at (A) in the case of a payment to be made by such Lender, the greater of the daily average Federal Funds Rate and a rate determined by the Agent in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation and (B) in the case of a payment to be made by the Borrower, the interest rate applicable to Base Rate Loans.  If the Borrower and such Lender shall pay such interest to the Agent for the same or an overlapping period, the Agent shall promptly remit to the Borrower the amount of such interest paid by the Borrower for such period.  If such Lender pays its share of the applicable borrowing to the Agent, then the amount so paid shall constitute such Lender’s Loan included in such borrowing.  

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Any payment by the Borrower shall be without prejudice to any claim the Borrower may have against a Lender that shall have failed to make such payment to the Agent.

(b)Payments by the Borrower; Presumptions by the Agent.  Unless the Agent shall have received notice from the Borrower prior to the date on which any payment is due to the Agent for the account of the Lenders, the Issuing Lender or the Swingline Lender hereunder that the Borrower will not make such payment, the Agent may assume that the Borrower has made such payment on such date in accordance herewith and may, in reliance upon such assumption, distribute to the Lenders, the Issuing Lender or the Swingline Lender, as the case may be, the amount due.  In such event, if the Borrower has not in fact made such payment, then each of the Lenders, the Issuing Lender or the Swingline Lender, as the case maybe, severally agrees to repay to the Agent forthwith on demand the amount so distributed to such Lender, Issuing Lender or the Swingline Lender, 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 Agent, at the greater of the Federal Funds Rate and a rate determined by the Agent in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation.

(c)Nature of Obligations of the Lenders Regarding Extensions of Credit.  The obligations of the Lenders under this Agreement to make the Loans and issue or participate in Letters of Credit are several and are not joint or joint and several.  The failure of any Lender to make available its Revolving Credit Commitment Percentage of any Loan requested by the Borrower shall not relieve it or any other Lender of its obligation, if any, hereunder to make its Revolving Credit Commitment Percentage of such Loan available on the borrowing date, but no Lender shall be responsible for the failure of any other Lender to make its Revolving Credit Commitment Percentage of such Loan available on the borrowing date.

Section 5.8Changed Circumstances.

(a)Circumstances Affecting LIBOR Rate Availability and Alternative Currency Availability.  In connection with any request for a LIBOR Rate Loan, a Base Rate Loan as to which the interest rate is determined with reference to LIBOR, an Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loan or a conversion to or continuation thereof, if for any reason (i) the Agent shall determine (which determination shall be conclusive and binding absent manifest error) that Dollar deposits are not being offered to banks in the applicable interbank market (including, without limitation, the London interbank Eurodollar market) for the applicable amount and Interest Period of such Loan, (ii) the Agent shall determine (which determination shall be conclusive and binding absent manifest error) that reasonable and adequate means do not exist for the ascertaining the LIBOR Rate for the Interest Period with respect to a proposed LIBOR Rate Loan or any Base Rate Loan as to which the interest rate is determined with reference to LIBOR, (iii) a fundamental change has occurred in the foreign exchange or interbank markets with respect to any Alternative Currency (including, without limitation, changes in national or international financial, political or economic conditions or currency exchange rates or exchange controls), (iv) it has become otherwise materially impractical for the Lenders to make any Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loans or (v) the Required Lenders shall determine (which determination shall be conclusive and binding absent manifest error) that the LIBOR Rate does not adequately and fairly reflect the cost to such Lenders of making or maintaining such Loans during such Interest Period, then the Agent shall promptly give notice thereof to the Borrower.  Thereafter, until the Agent notifies the Borrower that such circumstances no longer exist, the obligation of the Lenders to make LIBOR Rate Loans or Base Rate Loans as to which the interest rate is determined with reference to LIBOR, and the right of the Borrower to convert any Loan to or continue any Loan as a LIBOR Rate Loan, a Base Rate Loan as to which the interest rate is determined with reference to LIBOR, or an Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loan, as applicable, shall be suspended, and:

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(i)in the case of LIBOR Rate Loans denominated in Dollars, the Borrower shall either (A) repay in full (or cause to be repaid in full) the then outstanding principal amount of each such LIBOR Rate Loan together with accrued interest thereon (subject to Section 5.1(d)), on the last day of the then current Interest Period applicable to such LIBOR Rate Loan; or (B) convert the then outstanding principal amount of each such LIBOR Rate Loan to a Base Rate Loan as to which the interest rate is not determined by reference to LIBOR as of the last day of such Interest Period; and

(ii)in the case of LIBOR Rate Loans denominated in an Alternative Currency, the Borrower shall either (1) repay in full (or cause to be repaid in full) the then outstanding principal amount of each such LIBOR Rate Loan, together with accrued interest thereon (subject to Section 5.1(d)), on the last day of the then current Interest Period applicable to such LIBOR Rate Loan or (2) convert the then outstanding principal amount of each such LIBOR Rate Loan to a Base Rate Loan as to which the interest rate is not determined by reference to LIBOR denominated in Dollars as of the last day of such Interest Period;

provided that if the Borrower elects to make such conversion, the Borrower shall pay to the Agent and the Lenders any and all costs, fees and other expenses, if any, incurred by the Agent and the Lenders in effecting such conversion.

(b)Laws Affecting LIBOR Rate Availability and Alternative Currency Availability.  If, after the date hereof, the introduction of, or any change in, any Applicable Law or any change in the interpretation or administration thereof by any Governmental Authority, central bank or comparable agency charged with the interpretation or administration thereof, or compliance by any of the Lenders (or any of their respective Lending Offices) with any request or directive (whether or not having the force of law) of any such Governmental Authority, central bank or comparable agency, shall make it unlawful or impossible for any of the Agent, any Issuing Lender or the Lenders (or any of their respective Lending Offices) to (i) perform or honor its obligations whether denominated in Dollars or an Alternative Currency hereunder to make or maintain any LIBOR Rate Loan, any Base Rate Loan as to which the interest rate is determined by reference to LIBOR or any Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loan, or under any other Loan Document or (ii) to fund or maintain its participation in any LIBOR Rate Loan, any Base Rate Loan as to which the interest rate is determined by reference to LIBOR or any Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loan, such Person shall promptly give notice thereof to the Agent and the Agent shall promptly give notice to the Borrower and the other Lenders.  Thereafter, until the Agent notifies the Borrower that such circumstances no longer exist, (i) the obligations of the Lenders or such Persons to issue, make, maintain, fund or charge interest with respect to LIBOR Rate Loans, Base Rate Loans as to which the interest rate is determined by reference to LIBOR or Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loans, as applicable, and the right of the Borrower to convert any Loan to a LIBOR Rate Loan or continue any Loan as a LIBOR Rate Loan, a Base Rate Loan as to which the interest rate is determined by reference to LIBOR or an Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loan, as applicable, shall be suspended, and to the extent required by Applicable Law, cancelled, and thereafter the Borrower may select only Base Rate Loans as to which the interest rate is not determined by reference to LIBOR hereunder, (ii) all Base Rate Loans shall cease to be determined by reference to LIBOR, (iii) if any of the Lenders may not lawfully continue to maintain a LIBOR Rate Loan or an Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loan, as applicable, to the end of the then current Interest Period applicable thereto, the applicable Loan shall immediately be converted to a Base Rate Loan denominated in Dollars as to which the interest rate is not determined by reference to LIBOR for the remainder of such Interest Period; provided that the Borrower shall pay to the Agent and the Lenders any and all costs, fees and other expenses incurred by the Agent and the Lenders in effecting such conversion, and (iv) Borrower shall take all reasonable actions requested by such Person to mitigate or avoid such illegality.

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Section 5.9Indemnity.  The Borrower hereby indemnifies each of the Lenders against any loss or expense (including, without limitation, any foreign exchange costs and any loss or expense arising from the liquidation or reemployment of funds obtained by it to maintain a LIBOR Rate Loan or from fees payable to terminate the deposits from which such funds were obtained) which may arise or be attributable to each Lender’s obtaining, liquidating or employing deposits or other funds acquired to effect, fund or maintain any Loan (a) as a consequence of any failure by the Borrower to make any payment when due of any amount due hereunder in connection with a LIBOR Rate Loan or an Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loan, (b) due to any failure of the Borrower to borrow, continue or convert on a date specified therefor in a Notice of Borrowing or Notice of Conversion/Continuation or (c) due to any payment, prepayment or conversion of any LIBOR Rate Loan on a date other than the last day of the Interest Period therefor.  The amount of such loss or expense shall be determined, in the applicable Lender’s sole discretion, based upon the assumption that such Lender funded its Revolving Credit Commitment Percentage of the LIBOR Rate Loans or an Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loans, as applicable, in the applicable interbank market and using any reasonable attribution or averaging methods which such Lender deems appropriate and practical.  A certificate of such Lender setting forth the basis for determining such amount or amounts necessary to compensate such Lender shall be forwarded to the Borrower through the Agent and shall be conclusively presumed to be correct save for manifest error.

Section 5.10Increased Costs.

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

(i)impose, modify or deem applicable any reserve, special deposit, compulsory loan, insurance charge or similar requirement against assets of, deposits with or for the account of, or advances, loans or other credit extended or participated in by, any Lender (except any reserve requirement reflected in the LIBOR Rate) or any Issuing Lender;

(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;

(iii)impose on any Lender or any Issuing Lender or the London interbank market or other applicable market any other condition, cost or expense (other than Taxes) affecting this Agreement, Loans or Alternative Currency Revolving Credit 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, the Issuing Lender or such other Recipient of making, converting to, continuing or maintaining any Loan or Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loan (or of maintaining its obligation to make any such Loan), or to increase the cost to such Lender, such Issuing Lender or such other Recipient 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, such Issuing Lender or such other Recipient hereunder (whether of principal, interest or any other amount) then, upon written request of such Lender, such Issuing Lender or other Recipient, the Borrower shall promptly pay to any such Lender, such Issuing Lender or other Recipient, as the case may be, such additional amount or amounts as will compensate such Lender, such Issuing Lender or other Recipient, as the case may be, for such additional costs incurred or reduction suffered.

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

(c)Certificates for Reimbursement.  A certificate of a Lender, or an Issuing Lender or such other Recipient setting forth the amount or amounts necessary to compensate such Lender or such Issuing Lender, such other Recipient or any of their respective holding companies, as the case may be, as specified in paragraph (a) or (b) of this Section and delivered to the Borrower, shall be conclusive absent manifest error.  The Borrower shall pay such Lender or such Issuing Lender or such other Recipient, as the case may be, the amount shown as due on any such certificate within ten (10) days after receipt thereof.

(d)Exchange Indemnification and Increased Costs. The Borrower shall, upon demand from the Agent or the Issuing Lender or L/C Participant, pay to the Agent, any Lender, the Issuing Lender or such L/C Participant, the amount of (i) any loss or cost or increased cost incurred by such Person, (ii) any reduction in any amount payable to or in the effective return on the capital to such Person, (iii) any interest or any other return, including principal, foregone by such Person as a result of the introduction of, change-over to or operation of the Euro or (iv) any currency exchange loss that such Person sustains, in each case of clauses (i) through (iv), as a result of (1) any payment being made by the Borrower in a currency other than that originally extended to the Borrower (other than with respect to Letter of Credit fees and commissions) or (2) the failure of the Borrower to repay a Loan or L/C Obligation denominated in a currency other than Dollars.  A certificate of the Agent setting forth in reasonable detail the basis for determining such additional amount or amounts necessary to compensate the Agent, Lender, the Issuing Lender or L/C Participant shall be conclusively presumed to be correct save for manifest error.

(e)Delay in Requests.  Failure or delay on the part of any Lender or any Issuing Lender or such other Recipient to demand compensation pursuant to this Section shall not constitute a waiver of such Lender’s or such Issuing Lender’s or such other Recipient’s right to demand such compensation; provided that the Borrower shall not be required to compensate any Lender or an Issuing Lender or any other Recipient pursuant to this Section for any increased costs incurred or reductions suffered more than nine (9) months prior to the date that such Lender or such Issuing Lender or such other Recipient, as the case may be, notifies the Borrower of the Change in Law giving rise to such increased costs or reductions, and of such Lender’s or such Issuing Lender’s or such other Recipient’s intention to claim compensation therefor (except that if the Change in Law giving rise to such increased costs or reductions is retroactive, then the nine-month period referred to above shall be extended to include the period of retroactive effect thereof).

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Section 5.11Taxes.

(a)Defined Terms.  For purposes of this Section 5.11, the term “Lender” includes any Issuing Lender and the term “Applicable Law” includes FATCA.

(b)Payments Free of Taxes.  Any and all payments by or on account of any obligation of any Borrower Party under any Loan Document shall be made without deduction or withholding for any Taxes, except as required by Applicable Law.  If any Applicable Law (as determined in the good faith discretion of an applicable Withholding Agent) requires the deduction or withholding of any Tax from any such payment by a Withholding Agent, then the applicable Withholding Agent shall be entitled to make such deduction or withholding and shall timely pay the full amount deducted or withheld to the relevant Governmental Authority in accordance with Applicable Law and, if such Tax is an Indemnified Tax, then the sum payable by the applicable Borrower Party shall be increased as necessary so that, after such deduction or withholding has been made (including such deductions and withholdings applicable to additional sums payable under this Section), the applicable Recipient receives an amount equal to the sum it would have received had no such deduction or withholding been made.

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

(d)Indemnification by the Borrower Parties.  The Borrower Parties shall jointly and severally indemnify each Recipient, within ten (10) days after demand therefor, for the full amount of any Indemnified Taxes (including Indemnified Taxes imposed or asserted on or attributable to amounts payable under this Section) payable or paid by such Recipient or required to be withheld or deducted from a payment to such Recipient and any reasonable expenses arising therefrom or with respect thereto, whether or not such Indemnified Taxes were correctly or legally imposed or asserted by the relevant Governmental Authority.  A certificate as to the amount of such payment or liability delivered to the Borrower by a Recipient (with a copy to the Agent), or by the Agent on its own behalf or on behalf of a Recipient, shall be conclusive absent manifest error.

(e)Indemnification by the Lenders.  Each Lender shall severally indemnify the Agent, within ten (10) days after demand therefor, for (i) any Indemnified Taxes attributable to such Lender (but only to the extent that any Borrower Party has not already indemnified the Agent for such Indemnified Taxes and without limiting the obligation of the Borrower Parties to do so), (ii) any Taxes attributable to such Lender’s failure to comply with the provisions of Section 12.10(d) relating to the maintenance of a Participant Register and (iii) any Excluded Taxes attributable to such Lender, in each case, that are payable or paid by the Agent in connection with any Loan Document, and any reasonable expenses arising therefrom or with respect thereto, whether or not such Taxes were correctly or legally imposed or asserted by the relevant Governmental Authority.  A certificate as to the amount of such payment or liability delivered to any Lender by the Agent shall be conclusive absent manifest error.  Each Lender hereby authorizes the Agent to set off and apply any and all amounts at any time owing to such Lender under any Loan Document or otherwise payable by the Agent to the Lender from any other source against any amount due to the Agent under this paragraph (e).

(f)Evidence of Payments.  As soon as practicable after any payment of Taxes by any Borrower Party to a Governmental Authority pursuant to this Section 5.11, such Borrower Party shall deliver to the Agent the original or a certified copy of a receipt issued by such Governmental Authority evidencing such payment, a copy of the return reporting such payment or other evidence of such payment reasonably satisfactory to the Agent.

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(g)Status of the Lenders.

(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 Borrower and the Agent, at the time or times reasonably requested by the Borrower or the Agent, such properly completed and executed documentation reasonably requested by the Borrower or the Agent as will permit such payments to be made without withholding or at a reduced rate of withholding.  In addition, any Lender, if reasonably requested by the Borrower or the Agent, shall deliver such other documentation prescribed by Applicable Law or reasonably requested by the Borrower or the Agent as will enable the Borrower or the 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 5.11(g)(ii)(A), (ii)(B) and (ii)(D) below) shall not be required if in the Lender’s reasonable judgment such completion, execution or submission would subject such Lender to any material unreimbursed cost or expense or would materially prejudice the legal or commercial position of such Lender.

(ii)Without limiting the generality of the foregoing:

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

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

(1)in the case of a Foreign Lender claiming the benefits of an income tax treaty to which the United States is a party (x) with respect to payments of interest under any Loan Document, executed originals of IRS Form W-8BEN establishing an exemption from, or reduction of, United States 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 establishing an exemption from, or reduction of, United States federal withholding Tax pursuant to the “business profits” or “other income” article of such tax treaty;

(2)executed originals of IRS Form W-8ECI;

(3)in the case of a Foreign Lender claiming the benefits of the exemption for portfolio interest under Section 881(c) of the Code, (x) a certificate 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 Code, a “10 percent shareholder” of the Borrower within the meaning of Section 881(c)(3)(B) of the Code, or a “controlled foreign corporation” described in Section 881(c)(3)(C) of the Code (a “U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate”) and (y) executed originals of IRS Form W-8BEN; or

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(4)to the extent a Foreign Lender is not the beneficial owner, executed originals of IRS Form W-8IMY, accompanied by IRS Form W-8ECI, IRS Form W-8BEN, a U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate 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 Borrower and the Agent (in such number of copies as shall be requested by the recipient) on or prior to the date on which such Foreign Lender becomes a Lender under this Agreement (and from time to time thereafter upon the reasonable request of the Borrower or the Agent), executed originals of any other form prescribed by Applicable Law as a basis for claiming exemption from or a reduction in United States federal withholding Tax, duly completed, together with such supplementary documentation as may be prescribed by Applicable Law to permit the Borrower or the Agent to determine the withholding or deduction required to be made;

(D)if a payment made to a Lender under any Loan Document would be subject to United States federal withholding Tax imposed by FATCA if such Lender were to fail to comply with the applicable reporting requirements of FATCA (including those contained in Section 1471(b) or 1472(b) of the Code, as applicable), such Lender shall deliver to the Borrower and the Agent at the time or times prescribed by law and at such time or times reasonably requested by the Borrower or the Agent such documentation prescribed by Applicable Law (including as prescribed by Section 1471(b)(3)(C)(i) of the Code) and such additional documentation reasonably requested by the Borrower or the Agent as may be necessary for the Borrower and the 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; and

(E)if a payment would be subject to the EU Savings Withholding Tax if the relevant Lender were to fail to comply with this sentence, such Lender shall deliver to the Borrower and the Agent at the time or times prescribed by Applicable Law and at such time or times reasonably requested by the Borrower or the Agent, such documentation, authorizations and forms as will permit such payment to be made without EU Savings Withholding Tax.

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

(h)Treatment of Certain Refunds.  If any party determines, in its sole discretion exercised in good faith, that it has received a refund of any Taxes as to which it has been indemnified pursuant to this Section 5.11 (including by the payment of additional amounts pursuant to this Section 5.11), it shall pay to the indemnifying party an amount equal to such refund (but only to the extent of indemnity payments made under this Section with respect to the Taxes giving rise to such refund), net of all out-of-pocket

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expenses (including Taxes) of such indemnified party and without interest (other than any interest paid by the relevant Governmental Authority with respect to such refund).  Such indemnifying party, upon the request of such indemnified party, shall repay to such indemnified party the amount paid over pursuant to this paragraph (h) (plus any penalties, interest or other charges imposed by the relevant Governmental Authority) in the event that such indemnified party is required to repay such refund to such Governmental Authority.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this paragraph (h), in no event will the indemnified party be required to pay any amount to an indemnifying party pursuant to this paragraph (h) the payment of which would place the indemnified party in a less favorable net after-Tax position than the indemnified party would have been in if the Tax subject to indemnification and giving rise to such refund had not been deducted, withheld or otherwise imposed and the indemnification payments or additional amounts with respect to such Tax had never been paid.  This paragraph shall not be construed to require any indemnified party to make available its Tax returns (or any other information relating to its Taxes that it deems confidential) to the indemnifying party or any other Person.

(i)Survival.  Each party’s obligations under this Section 5.11 shall survive the resignation or replacement of the Agent or any assignment of rights by, or the replacement of, a Lender, the termination of the Commitments and the repayment, satisfaction or discharge of all obligations under any Loan Document.

Section 5.12Mitigation Obligations; Replacement of Lenders.

(a)Designation of a Different Lending Office.  If any Lender requests compensation under Section 5.10, or requires the Borrower to pay any Indemnified Taxes or additional amounts to any Lender or any Governmental Authority for the account of any Lender pursuant to Section 5.11, then such Lender shall, at the request of the Borrower, use reasonable efforts to designate a different lending office for funding or booking its Loans hereunder or to assign its rights and obligations hereunder to another of its offices, branches or affiliates, if, in the judgment of such Lender, such designation or assignment (i) would make it lawful or possible, as the case may be, to honor its obligations to make or maintain LIBOR Rate Loans or Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loans hereunder or would eliminate or reduce amounts payable pursuant to Section 5.10 or Section 5.11, as the case may be, in the future and (ii) would not subject such Lender to any unreimbursed cost or expense and would not otherwise be disadvantageous to such Lender.  The Borrower hereby agrees to pay all reasonable costs and expenses incurred by any Lender in connection with any such designation or assignment.

(b)Replacement of Lenders.  If any Lender becomes unable to make or maintain LIBOR Rate Loans or, in the case of a Revolving Credit Loan, Alternative Currency Revolving Credit Loans under Section 5.8(b), requests compensation under Section 5.10, or if the 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 5.11, and, in each case, such Lender has declined or is unable to designate a different lending office in accordance with Section 5.12(a), or if any Lender is a Defaulting Lender or a Non-Consenting Lender, then the Borrower may, at its sole expense and effort, upon notice to such Lender and the Agent, require such Lender to assign and delegate, without recourse (in accordance with and subject to the restrictions contained in, and consents required by, Section 12.10), all of its interests, rights (other than its existing rights to payments pursuant to Section 5.10 or Section 5.11) and obligations under this Agreement and the related Loan Documents (or in the case of a Non-Consenting Lender, all of such interests, rights and obligations with respect to the Series or Class of Loans or Commitments that is the subject of the related consent, waiver, amendment, modification or termination) to an Eligible Assignee that shall assume such obligations (which assignee may be another Lender, if a Lender accepts such assignment); provided that:

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(i)the Borrower shall have paid to the Agent the assignment fee (if any) specified in Section 12.10;

(ii)such Lender shall have received payment of an amount equal to the outstanding principal of its Loans and participations in Letters of Credit, accrued interest thereon, accrued fees and all other amounts payable to it hereunder and under the other Loan Documents (including any fees under Section 4.4(c) and any amounts under Section 5.9) from the assignee (to the extent of such outstanding principal and accrued interest and fees) or the Borrower (in the case of all other amounts);

(iii)in the case of any such assignment resulting from a claim for compensation under Section 5.10 or payments required to be made pursuant to Section 5.11, such assignment will result in a reduction in such compensation or payments thereafter;

(iv)such assignment does not conflict with Applicable Law; and

(v)in the case of any assignment resulting from  a Lender becoming a Non-Consenting Lender, the applicable assignee shall have consented to the applicable amendment, waiver or consent.

A Lender shall not be required to make any such assignment or delegation if, prior thereto, as a result of a waiver by such Lender or otherwise, the circumstances entitling the Borrower to require such assignment and delegation cease to apply.

Section 5.13Incremental Loans.  

(a)At any time after the Closing Date, the Borrower may, by written notice to the Agent, elect to request the establishment of:

(i)one or more incremental term loan commitments (any such incremental term loan commitment, an “Incremental Term Loan Commitment”) to make one or more additional term loans (any such additional term loans, an “Incremental Term Loan”); or

(ii)one or more increases in the Revolving Credit Commitments (any such increase, an “Incremental Revolving Credit Commitment” and, together with the Incremental Term Loan Commitments, the “Incremental Loan Commitments”) to make revolving credit loans under the Revolving Credit Facility (any such increase, an “Incremental Revolving Credit Increase” and together with the Incremental Term Loans, the “Incremental Loans”);

provided that (i) the total aggregate principal amount for all such Incremental Loan Commitments shall not (as of any date of incurrence thereof) exceed the sum of (A) $100,000,000 plus (B) an unlimited additional amount so long as, in the case of this clause (B), the Borrower has a Consolidated Net Secured Leverage Ratio that does not exceed 3.50 to 1.00, after giving effect (on a Pro Forma Basis) to (x) any Incremental Loan Commitment, (y) the making of any Incremental Loans pursuant thereto (assuming the full draw of all such Incremental Loan Commitments, but disregarding any proceeds thereof in calculating the numerator of the Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio), and (z) any Permitted Acquisition consummated in connection therewith or other use of the proceeds thereof and (ii) the total aggregate amount for each Incremental Loan Commitment (and the Incremental Loans made thereunder) shall not be less than a minimum principal amount of $10,000,000 or, if less, the remaining amount permitted pursuant to the foregoing clause (i).  Each such notice shall specify the date (each, an “Increased Amount Date”) on which the Borrower proposes that any Incremental Loan Commitment shall be effective, which

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shall be a date not less than ten (10) Business Days after the date on which such notice is delivered to the Agent.  The Borrower may invite any Lender, any Affiliate of any Lender and/or any Approved Fund, and/or any other Person reasonably satisfactory to the Agent, to provide an Incremental Loan Commitment (any such Person, an “Incremental Lender”).  Any proposed Incremental Lender offered or approached to provide all or a portion of any Incremental Loan Commitment may elect or decline, in its sole discretion, to provide such Incremental Loan Commitment.  Any Incremental Loan Commitment shall become effective as of such Increased Amount Date; provided that:

(A)no Default or Event of Default shall exist on such Increased Amount Date before or after giving effect to (1) any Incremental Loan Commitment, (2) the making of any Incremental Loans pursuant thereto and (3) any Permitted Acquisition consummated in connection therewith;

(B)the Agent and the Lenders shall have received from the Borrower an Officer’s Compliance Certificate demonstrating, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Agent, that the Borrower has a Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio that does not exceed 5.25 to 1.00 and, in the case of an incurrence under clause (i)(B) above, a Consolidated Net Secured Leverage Ratio that does not exceed 3.50 to 1.00, in each case, after giving effect (on a Pro Forma Basis) to (x) any Incremental Loan Commitment, (y) the making of any Incremental Loans pursuant thereto (assuming the full draw of all such Incremental Loan Commitments, but disregarding any proceeds thereof in calculating the numerator of the Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio), and (z) any Permitted Acquisition consummated in connection therewith or other use of the proceeds thereof;

(C)each of the representations and warranties contained in Article VII shall be true and correct in all material respects, except to the extent any such representation and warranty is qualified by materiality or reference to Material Adverse Effect, in which case, such representation and warranty shall be true, correct and complete in all respects, on such Increased Amount Date with the same effect as if made on and as of such date (except for any such representation and warranty that by its terms is made only as of an earlier date, which representation and warranty shall remain true and correct as of such earlier date);

provided, solely in the case of any Incremental Loans the proceeds of which are intended to and shall be used to finance substantially contemporaneously a Limited Condition Acquisition, and notwithstanding anything in Section 6.2 to the contrary, the Persons providing such Incremental Loans may agree to a “Funds Certain Provision” that (A) does not impose as a condition to the funding thereof that no Default or Event of Default exists at the time such Permitted Acquisition or such Investment is consummated, in which event, the condition may be that no Default or Event of Default shall exist on the date on which the definitive acquisition agreement with respect to such Permitted Acquisition or such Investment is executed and delivered by the parties thereto, (B) provides that the ratios required to be tested may be tested on the date on which the acquisition agreement therefor is executed and delivered by the parties thereto, and (C) does not impose as a condition to the funding thereof that all representations and warranties contained herein and in the other Loan Documents shall be true and correct in all material respects on and as of that Funding Date, in which event, the condition may be that only (x) the representations made by or on behalf of the Persons and assets to be acquired in the applicable acquisition agreement as are material to the interests of the Lenders are required to be true and correct, but only to the extent that the Borrower or its applicable Subsidiary has the right to decline to consummate such acquisition as a result

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of a breach or inaccuracy of such representations in the applicable acquisition agreement, and (y) the Specified Representations referenced in clause (b) of the definition thereof are required to be true and correct in all material respects;

(D)the proceeds of any Incremental Loans shall be used as set forth in Section 8.15;

(E)each Incremental Loan Commitment (and the Incremental Loans made thereunder) shall constitute Credit Agreement Obligations and shall be secured and guaranteed with the other Extensions of Credit on a pari passu basis;

(F)(1) in the case of each Incremental Term Loan (the terms of which shall be set forth in the relevant Lender Joinder Agreement):

(I)such Incremental Term Loan will mature and amortize in a manner agreed by the Incremental Lenders making such Incremental Term Loan and the Borrower, but will not in any event have a shorter weighted average life to maturity than the remaining weighted average life to maturity of the Initial Term Loan or a maturity date earlier than the Term Loan Maturity Date;

(II)the All-In Yield for such Incremental Term Loan shall be determined by the applicable Incremental Lenders and the Borrower on the applicable Increased Amount Date; provided that if the All-In Yield in respect of any Incremental Term Loan exceeds the All-In Yield for the Initial Term Loan by more than 0.50%, then the Applicable Margin for the Initial Term Loan shall be increased so that the All-In Yield in respect of such Initial Term Loan is equal to the All-In Yield for the Incremental Term Loan minus 0.50%; and

(III)except as provided above, all other terms and conditions applicable to any Incremental Term Loan, to the extent not consistent with the terms and conditions applicable to the Initial Term Loan, shall be reasonably satisfactory to the Agent and the Borrower (provided that such other terms and conditions, taken as a whole, shall not be materially more favorable to the Lenders under any Incremental Term Loans than such other terms and conditions, taken as a whole, under the Initial Term Loans);

(2)in the case of each Incremental Revolving Credit Increase (the terms of which shall be set forth in the relevant Lender Joinder Agreement):

(I)such Incremental Revolving Credit Increase shall mature on the Revolving Credit Maturity Date and shall be subject to the same terms and conditions as the Revolving Credit Loans;

(II)the outstanding Revolving Credit Loans and Revolving Credit Commitment Percentages of Swingline Loans and L/C Obligations will be reallocated by the Agent on the applicable Increased Amount Date among the Revolving Credit Lenders (including the Incremental Lenders providing such Incremental Revolving Credit Increase) in accordance with their revised Revolving Credit Commitment Percentages (and the Revolving Credit Lenders (including the Incremental Lenders providing such Incremental Revolving Credit Increase) agree to make all payments and adjustments necessary to effect such

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reallocation and the Borrower shall pay any and all costs required pursuant to Section 5.9 in connection with such reallocation as if such reallocation were a repayment); and

(III)except as provided above, all of the other terms and conditions applicable to such Incremental Revolving Credit Increase shall, except to the extent otherwise provided in this Section 5.13, be identical to the terms and conditions applicable to the Revolving Credit Facility;

(G)any Incremental Lender with an Incremental Revolving Credit Increase shall be entitled to the same voting rights as the existing Revolving Credit Lenders under the Revolving Credit Facility and any Extensions of Credit made in connection with each Incremental Revolving Credit Increase shall receive proceeds of prepayments on the same basis as the other Revolving Credit Loans made hereunder;

(H)such Incremental Loan Commitments shall be effected pursuant to one or more Lender Joinder Agreements executed and delivered by the Borrower, the Agent and the applicable Incremental Lenders (which Lender Joinder Agreement may, without the consent of any other Lenders, effect such amendments to this Agreement and the other Loan Documents as may be necessary or appropriate, in the opinion of the Agent, to effect the provisions of this Section 5.13); and

(I)the Borrower shall deliver or cause to be delivered any customary legal opinions or other documents (including, without limitation, a resolution duly adopted by the board of directors (or equivalent governing body) of each Borrower Party authorizing such Incremental Loan) reasonably requested by the Agent in connection with any such transaction.

(b)The Incremental Lenders shall be included in any determination of the Required Lenders and, except in the case of Incremental Term Commitments established as a separate Series of Loans, the Incremental Lenders will not constitute a separate voting class for any purposes under this Agreement.

(c)On any Increased Amount Date on which any Incremental Revolving Credit Increase becomes effective, subject to the foregoing terms and conditions, each Incremental Lender with an Incremental Revolving Credit Commitment shall become a Revolving Credit Lender hereunder with respect to such Incremental Revolving Credit Commitment.

(d)On any Increased Amount Date on which any Incremental Term Loan Commitment becomes effective, subject to the foregoing terms and conditions, each Incremental Lender with an Incremental Term Loan Commitment shall make, or be obligated to make, an Incremental Term Loan to the Borrower in an amount equal to its Incremental Term Loan Commitment and shall become a Term Loan Lender hereunder with respect to such Incremental Term Loan Commitment and the Incremental Term Loan made pursuant thereto.

Section 5.14Cash Collateral.  At any time that there shall exist a Defaulting Lender, within one Business Day following the written request of the Agent, any Issuing Lender (with a copy to the Agent) or the Swingline Lender (with a copy to the Agent), the Borrower shall Cash Collateralize the Fronting Exposure of such Issuing Lender and/or the Swingline Lender (and such cash collateral shall be in the same Permitted Currency as the Fronting Exposure of the Issuing Lender and the Swingline Lender), as applicable, with respect to such Defaulting Lender (determined after giving effect to Section

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5.15(a)(iv) and any Cash Collateral provided by such Defaulting Lender) in an amount not less than the Minimum Collateral Amount.

(a)Grant of Security Interest.  The Borrower, and to the extent provided by any Defaulting Lender, such Defaulting Lender, hereby grants to the Agent, for the benefit of each Issuing Lender and the Swingline Lender, and agrees to maintain, a first priority security interest in all such Cash Collateral as security for the Defaulting Lender’s obligation to fund participations in respect of L/C Obligations and Swingline Loans, to be applied pursuant to subsection (b) below.  If at any time the Agent determines that Cash Collateral is subject to any right or claim of any Person other than the Agent, each Issuing Lender and the Swingline Lender as herein provided, or that the total amount of such Cash Collateral is less than the Minimum Collateral Amount, the Borrower will, promptly upon demand by the Agent, pay or provide to the Agent additional Cash Collateral in an amount sufficient to eliminate such deficiency (after giving effect to any Cash Collateral provided by the Defaulting Lender).

(b)Application.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Agreement, Cash Collateral provided under this Section 5.14 or Section 5.15 in respect of Letters of Credit and Swingline Loans shall be applied to the satisfaction of the Defaulting Lender’s obligation to fund participations in respect of L/C Obligations and Swingline Loans (including, as to Cash Collateral provided by a Defaulting Lender, any interest accrued on such obligation) for which the Cash Collateral was so provided, prior to any other application of such property as may otherwise be provided for herein.

(c)Termination of Requirement.  Cash Collateral (or the appropriate portion thereof) provided to reduce the Fronting Exposure of any Issuing Lender and/or the Swingline Lender, as applicable, shall no longer be required to be held as Cash Collateral pursuant to this Section 5.14 following (i) the elimination of the applicable Fronting Exposure (including by the termination of Defaulting Lender status of the applicable Lender), or (ii) the determination by the Agent, the Issuing Lenders and the Swingline Lender that there exists excess Cash Collateral; provided that, subject to Section 5.15, the Person providing Cash Collateral, the Issuing Lenders and the Swingline Lender may agree that Cash Collateral shall be held to support future anticipated Fronting Exposure or other obligations; and provided further that to the extent that such Cash Collateral was provided by the Borrower, such Cash Collateral shall remain subject to the security interest granted pursuant to the Loan Documents.

Section 5.15Defaulting Lenders.

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

(i)Waivers and Amendments.  Such Defaulting Lender’s right to approve or disapprove any amendment, waiver or consent with respect to this Agreement shall be restricted as set forth in the definition of the Required Lenders and Section 12.2.

(ii)Defaulting Lender Waterfall. Any payment of principal, interest, fees or other amounts received by the Agent for the account of such Defaulting Lender (whether voluntary or mandatory, at maturity, pursuant to Article X or otherwise) or received by the Agent from a Defaulting Lender pursuant to Section 12.4 shall be applied at such time or times as may be determined by the Agent as follows: first, to the payment of any amounts owing by such Defaulting Lender to the Agent hereunder; second, to the payment on a pro rata basis of any amounts owing by such Defaulting Lender to the Issuing Lenders or the Swingline Lender hereunder; third, to Cash Collateralize the Fronting Exposure of the Issuing Lenders and the

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Swingline Lender with respect to such Defaulting Lender in accordance with Section 5.14; fourth, as the Borrower may request (so long as no Default or Event of Default exists), to the funding of any Loan or funded participation in respect of which such Defaulting Lender has failed to fund its portion thereof as required by this Agreement, as determined by the Agent; fifth, if so determined by the Agent and the Borrower, to be held in a deposit account and released pro rata in order to (A) satisfy such Defaulting Lender’s potential future funding obligations with respect to Loans and funded participations under this Agreement and (B) Cash Collateralize the Issuing Lenders’ future Fronting Exposure with respect to such Defaulting Lender with respect to future Letters of Credit and Swingline Loans issued under this Agreement, in accordance with Section 5.14; sixth, to the payment of any amounts owing to the Lenders, the Issuing Lenders or the Swingline Lender as a result of any judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction obtained by any Lender, any Issuing Lender or the Swingline Lender against such Defaulting Lender as a result of such Defaulting Lender’s breach of its obligations under this Agreement; seventh, so long as no Default or Event of Default exists, to the payment of any amounts owing to the Borrower as a result of any judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction obtained by the Borrower against such Defaulting Lender as a result of such Defaulting Lender's breach of its obligations under this Agreement; and eighth, to such Defaulting Lender or as otherwise directed by a court of competent jurisdiction; provided that if (1) such payment is a payment of the principal amount of any Loans or funded participations in Letters of Credit or Swingline Loans in respect of which such Defaulting Lender has not fully funded its appropriate share, and (2) such Loans were made or the related Letters of Credit or Swingline Loans were issued at a time when the conditions set forth in Section 6.2 were satisfied or waived, such payment shall be applied solely to pay the Loans of, and funded participations in Letters of Credit or Swingline Loans owed to, all Non-Defaulting Lenders on a pro rata basis prior to being applied to the payment of any Loans of, or funded participations in Letters of Credit or Swingline Loans owed to, such Defaulting Lender until such time as all Loans and funded and unfunded participations in L/C Obligations and Swingline Loans are held by the Lenders pro rata in accordance with the Revolving Credit Commitments under the applicable Revolving Credit Facility without giving effect to Section 5.15(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 5.15(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 Commitment Fee for any period during which that Lender is a Defaulting Lender (and the Borrower 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 commissions pursuant to Section 3.3 for any period during which that Lender is a Defaulting Lender only to the extent allocable to its Revolving Credit Commitment Percentage of the stated amount of Letters of Credit for which it has provided Cash Collateral pursuant to Section 5.14.

(C)With respect to any letter of credit commission not required to be paid to any Defaulting Lender pursuant to clause (B) above, the Borrower shall (1) 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 or Swingline Loans that has been reallocated to such Non-Defaulting Lender pursuant to

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clause (iv) below, (2) pay to each applicable Issuing Lender and the Swingline Lender, as applicable, the amount of any such fee otherwise payable to such Defaulting Lender to the extent allocable to such Issuing Lender’s or the Swingline Lender’s Fronting Exposure to such Defaulting Lender, and (3) not be required to pay the remaining amount of any such fee.

(iv)Reallocation of Participations to Reduce Fronting Exposure.  All or any part of such Defaulting Lender’s participation in L/C Obligations and Swingline Loans shall be reallocated among the Non-Defaulting Lenders in accordance with their respective Revolving Credit Commitment Percentages (calculated without regard to such Defaulting Lender’s Revolving Credit Commitment) but only to the extent that (x) the conditions set forth in Section 6.2 are satisfied at the time of such reallocation (and, unless the Borrower shall have otherwise notified the Agent at such time, the Borrower shall be deemed to have represented and warranted that such conditions are satisfied at such time), and (y) such reallocation does not cause the aggregate Revolving Credit Exposure of any Non-Defaulting Lender to exceed such Non-Defaulting Lender’s Revolving Credit Commitment.  No reallocation hereunder shall constitute a waiver or release of any claim of any party hereunder against a Defaulting Lender arising from that Lender having become a Defaulting Lender, including any claim of a Non-Defaulting Lender as a result of such Non-Defaulting Lender’s increased exposure following such reallocation.

(v)Cash Collateral, Repayment of Swingline Loans.  If the reallocation described in clause (iv) above cannot, or can only partially, be effected, the Borrower shall, without prejudice to any right or remedy available to it hereunder or under law, (x) first, repay Swingline Loans in an amount equal to the Swingline Lender’s Fronting Exposure and (y) second, Cash Collateralize the Issuing Lenders’ Fronting Exposure in accordance with the procedures set forth in Section 5.14.

(b)Defaulting Lender Cure.  If the Borrower, the Agent, the Issuing Lenders and the Swingline Lender agree in writing that a Lender is no longer a Defaulting Lender, the 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), such 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 Agent may determine to be necessary to cause the Loans and funded and unfunded participations in Letters of Credit and Swingline Loans to be held pro rata by the Lenders in accordance with the Revolving Credit Commitments (without giving effect to Section 5.15(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 Borrower while that Lender was a Defaulting Lender; and provided, further, that except to the extent otherwise expressly agreed by the affected parties, no change hereunder from Defaulting Lender to Lender will constitute a waiver or release of any claim of any party hereunder arising from that Lender’s having been a Defaulting Lender.

Section 5.16Regulatory Limitation; Further Assurances.  In the event, as a result of increases in the value of Alternative Currencies against the Dollar or for any other reason, the obligation of any of the Lenders to make Revolving Credit Loans (taking into account the Dollar Amount of the Credit Agreement Obligations and all other indebtedness required to be aggregated under 12 U.S.C.A. §84, as amended, the regulations promulgated thereunder and any other Applicable Law) is determined by such Lender to exceed its then applicable legal lending limit under 12 U.S.C.A. §84, as amended, and the regulations promulgated thereunder, or any other Applicable Law, the amount of additional Extensions of Credit such Lender shall be obligated to make or issue or participate in hereunder shall immediately be reduced to the maximum amount which such Lender may legally advance (as determined by such

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Lender), the obligation of each of the remaining Lenders hereunder shall be proportionately reduced, based on their applicable Revolving Credit Commitment Percentages and, to the extent necessary under such laws and regulations (as determined by each of the Lenders, with respect to the applicability of such laws and regulations to itself), and the Borrowers shall reduce, or cause to be reduced, complying to the extent practicable with the remaining provisions hereof, the Credit Agreement Obligations outstanding hereunder by an amount sufficient to comply with such maximum amounts.

Section 5.17Amend and Extend Transactions.  

(a)The Borrower may, by written notice to the Agent from time to time, request an extension (each, an “Extension”) of the maturity date of any Series of Loans and Commitments to the extended maturity date specified in such notice. Such notice shall: (i) set forth the amount of the applicable Series of Revolving Credit Commitments and/or Term Loans that will be subject to the Extension (which shall be in minimum increments of $10,000,000 and a minimum amount of $20,000,000); (ii) set forth the date on which such Extension is requested to become effective (which shall be not less than ten (10) Business Days nor more than sixty (60) days after the date of such Extension notice (or such longer or shorter periods as the Agent shall agree in its sole discretion)); (iii) identify the relevant Series of Revolving Credit Commitments and/or Term Loans to which such Extension relates; and (iv) specify any other amendments or modifications to this Agreement to be effected in connection with such Extension, which amendments or modifications shall apply only to the applicable Extended Revolving Credit Commitments or Extended Term Loans and shall comply with Section 5.17(c). Each Lender of the applicable Series shall be offered (an “Extension Offer”) an opportunity to participate in such Extension on a pro rata basis and on the same terms and conditions as each other Lender of such Series pursuant to procedures established by, or reasonably acceptable to, the Agent and the Borrower. If the aggregate principal amount of Revolving Credit Commitments or Term Loans in respect of which Lenders shall have accepted the relevant Extension Offer shall exceed the maximum aggregate principal amount of Revolving Credit Commitments or Term Loans, as applicable, subject to the Extension Offer as set forth in the Extension notice, then the Revolving Credit Commitments or Term Loans, as applicable, of Lenders of the applicable Series shall be extended ratably up to such maximum amount based on the respective principal amounts with respect to which such Lenders have accepted such Extension Offer.  Each group of Term Loans or Revolving Credit Commitments, as applicable, in each case as so extended pursuant to this Section 5.17, as well as the Term Loans and the Revolving Credit Commitments made on the Closing Date (in each case not so extended), shall be deemed a separate Series; any Extended Term Loans shall constitute a separate Series of Term Loans from the Series of Term Loans from which they were converted; and any Extended Revolving Credit Commitments shall constitute a separate Series of Revolving Credit Commitments from the Series of Revolving Credit Commitments from which they were converted.

(b)The following shall be conditions precedent to the effectiveness of any Extension: (i) no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing immediately prior to and immediately after giving effect to such Extension; (ii) the representations and warranties set forth in Article VII and in each other Loan Document shall be deemed to be made and shall be true and correct in all material respects (except to the extent any such representation or warranty is qualified by materiality or reference to Material Adverse Effect, in which case, such representation or warranty shall be true and correct in all respects) on and as of the effective date of such Extension; (iii) the Issuing Lender and the Swingline Lender shall have consented to any Extension of the Revolving Credit Commitments, to the extent that such Extension provides for the issuance or extension of Letters of Credit or making of Swingline Loans at any time during the extended period; and (iv) the terms of such Extended Revolving Credit Commitments and Extended Term Loans shall comply with paragraph (c) of this Section.

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(c)The terms of each Extension shall be determined by the Borrower and the applicable extending Lenders and set forth in an Extension Amendment; provided that (i) the final maturity date of any Series of Extended Revolving Credit Commitments or Series of Extended Term Loans shall be no earlier than the Revolving Credit Maturity Date or the Term Loan Maturity Date for the applicable Series, respectively; (ii)(A) there shall be no scheduled amortization of the loans or reductions of commitments under any Extended Revolving Credit Commitments and (B) the average life to maturity of any Series of Extended Term Loans shall be no shorter than the remaining average life to maturity of each existing Series of Term Loans; (iii) the Extended Revolving Credit Loans and the Extended Term Loans will rank pari passu in right of payment and with respect to security with the existing Revolving Credit Loans and the existing Term Loans and the borrower and guarantors of the Extended Revolving Credit Commitments or Extended Term Loans, as applicable, shall be the same as the Borrower and Subsidiary Guarantors with respect to the existing Revolving Credit Loans or Term Loans, as applicable; (iv) the interest rate margin, rate floors, fees, original issue discount and premium applicable to any Series of Extended Revolving Credit Commitment (and the Extended Revolving Credit Loans thereunder) and any Series of Extended Term Loans shall be determined by the Borrower and the applicable extending Lenders; (v)(A) any Series of Extended Term Loans may participate on a pro rata or less than pro rata (but not greater than pro rata) basis in voluntary or mandatory prepayments with the other Series of Term Loans and (B) borrowing and prepayment of Extended Revolving Credit Loans, or reductions of Extended Revolving Credit Commitments, and participation in Letters of Credit and Swingline Loans, shall be on a pro rata basis with the other Revolving Credit Loans or Revolving Credit Commitments (except that the Borrower shall be permitted to permanently repay and terminate commitments of any such Series on a better than a pro rata basis as compared to any other Series with a later maturity date than such Series); and (vi) the terms of the Extended Revolving Credit Commitments or Extended Term Loans, as applicable, shall be substantially identical to the terms set forth herein (except as set forth in clauses (i) through (v) above and for terms applicable only after the Revolving Credit Maturity Date (in the case of Extended Revolving Credit Commitments) or the Latest Maturity Date (in the case of Extended Term Loans)).

(d)In connection with any Extension, the Borrower, the Agent and each applicable extending Lender shall execute and deliver or cause to be delivered to the Agent an Extension Amendment and such other documentation (including, without limitation, supplements or amendments to the Security Documents, customary legal opinions, officer's certificates and resolutions duly adopted by the board of directors (or equivalent governing body) of each Credit Party authorizing such Extension) as the Agent shall reasonably specify to evidence the Extension. The Agent shall promptly notify each Lender as to the effectiveness of each Extension. Any Extension Amendment may, without the consent of any other Lender, effect such amendments to this Agreement and the other Loan Documents as may be necessary or appropriate, in the reasonable opinion of the Agent and the Borrower, to implement the terms of any such Extension, including any amendments necessary to establish Extended Revolving Credit Commitments or Extended Term Loans as a new Series of Revolving Credit Commitments or Term Loans, as applicable, and such other amendments as may be necessary or appropriate in the reasonable opinion of the Agent and the Borrower in connection with the establishment of such new Series (including to preserve the pro rata treatment of the extended and non-extended Series and to provide for the reallocation of Revolving Credit Exposure upon the expiration or termination of the commitments under any Class or tranche), in each case on terms consistent with this section.

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Article VI

CONDITIONS OF CLOSING AND BORROWING

Section 6.1Conditions to Closing and Initial Extensions of Credit.  The obligation of the Lenders to close this Agreement and to make the initial Loans or issue or participate in the initial Letter of Credit, if any, is subject to the satisfaction of each of the following conditions:

(a)Executed Loan Documents.  This Agreement, a Revolving Credit Note in favor of each Revolving Credit Lender requesting a Revolving Credit Note, a Term Note in favor of each Term Loan Lender requesting a Term Loan Note, a Swingline Note in favor of the Swingline Lender (in each case, if requested thereby), the Security Documents and the Subsidiary Guaranty Agreement, together with any other applicable Loan Documents, shall have been duly authorized, executed and delivered to the Agent by the parties thereto, shall be in full force and effect and no Default or Event of Default shall exist hereunder or thereunder.

(b)Closing Certificates; Etc.  The Agent shall have received each of the following in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Agent:

(i)Officer’s Certificate.  A certificate from a Responsible Officer of the Borrower to the effect that (A) all representations and warranties of the Borrower Parties contained in this Agreement and the other Loan Documents are true, correct and complete in all material respects (except to the extent any such representation and warranty is qualified by materiality or reference to Material Adverse Effect, in which case, such representation and warranty shall be true, correct and complete in all respects); (B) none of the Borrower Parties is in violation of any of the covenants contained in this Agreement and the other Loan Documents; (C) after giving effect to the Transactions, no Default or Event of Default has occurred and is continuing; and (D) each of the Borrower Parties, as applicable, has satisfied each of the conditions set forth in Section 6.1 and Section 6.2.

(ii)Certificate of Secretary of each Borrower Party.  A certificate of a Responsible Officer of each Borrower Party certifying as to the incumbency and genuineness of the signature of each officer of such Borrower Party executing Loan Documents to which it is a party and certifying that attached thereto is a true, correct and complete copy of (A) the articles or certificate of incorporation or formation (or equivalent), as applicable, of such Borrower Party and all amendments thereto, certified as of a recent date by the appropriate Governmental Authority in its jurisdiction of incorporation, organization or formation (or equivalent), as applicable, (B) the bylaws or other governing document of such Borrower Party as in effect on the Closing Date, (C) resolutions duly adopted by the board of directors (or other governing body) of such Borrower Party authorizing and approving the transactions contemplated hereunder and the execution, delivery and performance of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents to which it is a party, and (D) each certificate required to be delivered pursuant to Section 6.1(b)(iii).

(iii)Certificates of Good Standing.  Certificates as of a recent date of the good standing of each Borrower Party under the laws of its jurisdiction of incorporation, organization or formation (or equivalent), as applicable, and, to the extent requested by the Agent, each other jurisdiction where such Borrower Party is qualified to do business.

(iv)Opinions of Counsel.  Opinions of counsel to the Borrower Parties addressed to the Agent and the Lenders with respect to the Borrower Parties, the Loan Documents and such

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other matters as the Agent shall request (which such opinions shall expressly permit reliance by permitted successors and assigns of the Agent and the Lenders).

(c)Personal Property Collateral.

(i)Filings and Recordings.  The Agent shall have received all filings and recordations that are necessary to perfect the security interests of the Agent, on behalf of the Lender Parties, in the Collateral and the Agent shall have received evidence reasonably satisfactory to the Agent that upon such filings and recordations such security interests constitute valid and perfected first priority Liens thereon (subject to Permitted Liens).

(ii)Pledged Collateral.  The Agent shall have received (A) original stock certificates or other certificates evidencing the certificated Equity Interests pledged pursuant to the Security Documents, together with an undated stock power for each such certificate duly executed in blank by the registered owner thereof and (B) each original promissory note pledged pursuant to the Security Documents together with an undated allonge for each such promissory note duly executed in blank by the holder thereof.

(iii)Lien Search.  The Agent shall have received the results of a Lien search (including a search as to judgments, bankruptcy, tax and intellectual property matters), in form and substance reasonably satisfactory thereto, made against the Borrower Parties under the Uniform Commercial Code (or applicable judicial docket) as in effect in each jurisdiction in which filings or recordations under the Uniform Commercial Code should be made to evidence or perfect security interests in all assets of such Borrower Party, indicating among other things that the assets of each such Borrower Party are free and clear of any Lien (except for Permitted Liens).

(d)Project Dragon Acquisition.  The Project Dragon Acquisition shall be consummated substantially contemporaneously with the funding of the Credit Facility substantially in accordance with the Project Dragon Acquisition Agreement (including all schedules and exhibits thereto and all other Transaction Agreements (as defined therein), but without giving effect to any amendment, modification, consent or waiver (including, without limitation, any updates to the exhibits, annexes and schedules thereto) that is materially adverse to the interests of the Lenders (in their capacity as such), either individually or in the aggregate, without the prior written consent of the Agent and the Lenders, such consent not to be unreasonably withheld, delayed, or conditioned (it being understood that (x) any reduction in aggregate purchase price from the original aggregate purchase price  set forth in the Project Dragon Acquisition Agreement (i) of 10% or less shall not be materially adverse to the interests of the Lenders and (ii) of more than 10% shall not be materially adverse to the interests of the Lenders so long as such decrease is allocated to reduce the Term Loan Facility on a dollar for dollar basis and (y) any modification, amendment, consent or waiver to the definition of, or with respect to the occurrence of, a “Material Adverse Effect” in the Project Dragon Acquisition Agreement, shall be deemed to be material to the interests of the Lenders)) and in compliance with Applicable Law and regulatory and required third party approvals.

(e)Financial Matters.  

(i)Financial Statements.  The Agent shall have received, all in accordance with GAAP, (A) the audited Consolidated balance sheets and related statements of income, stockholders’ equity, and cash flows of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries for the fiscal years ended July 31, 2014, July 31, 2015, and July 31, 2016, (B) the unaudited Consolidated balance sheets and related statements of income, stockholders’ equity, and cash flows of the Borrower and

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its Subsidiaries for the fiscal quarters ended October 31, 2016, January 31, 2017, and April 30, 2017, (C) audited Consolidated balance sheets and related statements of income and cash flows of the Target and its Subsidiaries for the fiscal years ended December 31, 2014, December 31, 2015, and December 31, 2016, and (D) unaudited Consolidated balance sheets and related statements of income and cash flows of the Target and its Subsidiaries for the fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2017.

(ii)Pro Forma Financial Statements.  The Agent shall have received pro forma financial statements for the Borrower and its Subsidiaries as of and for the twelve-month period ending on the last day of the most recently completed four-fiscal quarter period ended for which financial statements have been delivered pursuant to clause (i) above, prepared after giving effect to the Transactions as if the Transactions had occurred at the beginning of such period, in each case after giving effect to all elements of the Transactions to be effected on or before the Closing Date.

(iii)Financial Projections.  The Agent shall have received the most recent five-year forecast of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries (after giving effect to the Transactions) of balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements, which shall not be materially inconsistent with any financial information or projections previously delivered to the Agent.

(iv)Solvency Certificate.  The Borrower shall have delivered to the Agent a solvency certificate in the form attached hereto as Exhibit I.

(v)Payment at Closing.  The Borrower shall have paid or made arrangements to pay contemporaneously with closing (A) to the Agent, the Arrangers and the Lenders the fees set forth or referenced in Section 5.3 and any other accrued and unpaid fees or commissions due hereunder, (B) all fees, charges and disbursements of counsel to the Agent (directly to such counsel if requested by the Agent) to the extent accrued and unpaid prior to or on the Closing Date, plus such additional amounts of such fees, charges and disbursements as shall constitute its reasonable estimate of such fees, charges and disbursements incurred or to be incurred by it through the closing proceedings (provided that such estimate shall not thereafter preclude a final settling of accounts between the Borrower and the Agent) and (C) to any other Person such amount as may be due thereto in connection with the transactions contemplated hereby, including all taxes, fees and other charges in connection with the execution, delivery, recording, filing and registration of any of the Loan Documents.

(f)Material Adverse Effect.  Since February 28, 2017, there shall not have occurred a Material Adverse Effect (as defined in, and construed in accordance with, the Project Dragon Acquisition Agreement).

(g)Representations and Warranties.  The Specified Representations (i) described in clause (a) of the definition thereof shall be true and correct and (ii) described in clause (b) of the definition thereof shall be true and correct in all material respects, except to the extent such representations and warranties specifically relate to an earlier date or period, in which case such representations and warranties shall have been true and correct in all material respects on and as of such earlier date or period; provided, that if a representation and warranty is qualified as to materiality, the materiality qualifier set forth above shall be disregarded with respect to such representation and warranty for purposes of this condition.

(h)Refinancing.  The Refinancing shall have been consummated substantially simultaneously with the initial borrowings hereunder, and the Agent shall have received customary payoff

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letters in connection therewith (including without limitation, payoff letters with respect to the Existing Credit Agreement and the existing credit agreement of the Target and its Subsidiaries) confirming that all indebtedness with respect thereto shall have been fully repaid (except to the extent being so repaid with the proceeds of the initial borrowings hereunder and to the extent outstanding letters of credit are continued under the Revolving Credit Facility) and all commitments thereunder shall have been terminated and cancelled and all liens in connection therewith shall have been terminated and released, in each case substantially concurrently with the initial borrowings hereunder.  On the Closing Date, after giving effect to the Transactions, neither the Borrower nor any of its Subsidiaries shall have any outstanding Indebtedness (other than capital leases and other ordinary course Indebtedness not to exceed $5 million in the aggregate and any other Indebtedness that the Arrangers agree may remain outstanding on and after the Closing Date under the Loan Documents).

(i)Revolver Draw.  The aggregate amounts drawn under the Revolving Credit Facility on the Closing Date after giving pro forma effect to the Transactions to occur on the Closing Date (other than certain Letters of Credit issued thereunder on the Closing Date to backstop or replace existing letters of credit outstanding under the Existing Credit Agreement or existing credit agreement of the Target and its Subsidiaries or draws to cash collateralize such existing letters of credit in an aggregate amount for such letters of credit and draws not in excess of $4,000,000) shall not exceed the sum of (i) the amount required to purchase domestic cash of the Target pursuant to the Project Dragon Acquisition Agreement not in excess of $15,000,000 and (ii) any OID or upfront fees payable to any Arranger, Agent, or Lender on or prior to the Closing Date imposed pursuant to “flex” provisions of the Fee Letter.

(j)Miscellaneous.

(i)Notice of Account Designation.  The Agent shall have received a Notice of Account Designation specifying the account or accounts to which the proceeds of any Loans made on or after the Closing Date are to be disbursed.

(ii)PATRIOT Act, etc.  The Agent and the Lenders shall have received at least 5 Business Days prior to the Closing Date all documentation and other information required by regulatory authorities under applicable “know your customer” and anti-money laundering rules and regulations, including, without limitation, the USA PATRIOT Act, that has been requested not less than 10 Business Days prior to the Closing Date.

(iii)Other Documents.  All opinions, certificates and other instruments and all proceedings in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Agreement shall be satisfactory in form and substance to the Agent.  The Agent shall have received copies of all other documents, certificates and instruments reasonably requested thereby, with respect to the transactions contemplated by this Agreement.

Without limiting the generality of the provisions of the last paragraph of Section 11.3, for purposes of determining compliance with the conditions specified in this Section 6.1, the Agent and 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 Agent shall have received notice from such Lender prior to the proposed Closing Date specifying its objection thereto.

Section 6.2Conditions to All Extensions of Credit.  The obligations of the Lenders to make or participate in any Extensions of Credit (including the initial Extension of Credit), convert or continue any Loan and/or any Issuing Lender to issue or extend any Letter of Credit are subject to the satisfaction

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of the following conditions precedent on the relevant borrowing, continuation, conversion, issuance or extension date:

(a)Continuation of Representations and Warranties.  The representations and warranties contained in this Agreement and the other Loan Documents shall be true and correct in all material respects, except for any representation and warranty that is qualified by materiality or reference to Material Adverse Effect, which such representation and warranty shall be true and correct in all respects, on and as of such borrowing, continuation, conversion, issuance or extension date with the same effect as if made on and as of such date (except for any such representation and warranty that by its terms is made only as of an earlier date, which representation and warranty shall remain true and correct in all material respects as of such earlier date, except for any representation and warranty that is qualified by materiality or reference to Material Adverse Effect, which such representation and warranty shall be true and correct in all respects as of such earlier date); provided, that the only condition precedent under this Section 6.2(a) in the case of the initial Extensions of Credit made on the Closing Date is that the Specified Representations shall be true and correct (but, for the avoidance of doubt, all representations and warranties contained herein and in the other Loan Documents shall be made by the parties thereto on the Closing Date).

(b)No Existing Default.  No Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing (i) on the borrowing, continuation or conversion date with respect to such Loan or after giving effect to the Loans to be made, continued or converted on such date or (ii) on the issuance or extension date with respect to such Letter of Credit or after giving effect to the issuance or extension of such Letter of Credit on such date.

(c)Notices.  The Agent shall have received a Notice of Borrowing, Letter of Credit Application, or Notice of Conversion/Continuation, as applicable, from the Borrower in accordance with Section 2.3(a), Section 3.2, Section 4.2, or Section 5.2, as applicable.

(d)New Swingline Loans/Letters of Credit.  So long as any Lender is a Defaulting Lender, (i) the Swingline Lender shall not be required to fund any Swingline Loans unless it is satisfied that it will have no Fronting Exposure after giving effect to such Swingline Loan and (ii) the Issuing Lender shall not be required to issue, extend, renew or increase any Letter of Credit unless it is satisfied that it will have no Fronting Exposure after giving effect thereto.

Article VII

REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF THE CREDIT PARTIES

To induce the Agent and the Lenders to enter into this Agreement and to induce the Lenders to make Extensions of Credit, the Borrower Parties hereby represent and warrant to the Agent and the Lenders both before and after giving effect to the transactions contemplated hereunder, which representations and warranties shall be deemed made on the Closing Date and as otherwise set forth in Section 6.2, that:

Section 7.1Organization; Power; Qualification.  Each Borrower Party and each Subsidiary thereof (a) is duly organized, validly existing and in good standing under the laws of the jurisdiction of its incorporation or formation, (b) has the power and authority to own its Properties and to carry on its business as now being and hereafter proposed to be conducted and (c) is duly qualified and authorized to do business in each jurisdiction in which the character of its Properties or the nature of its business requires such qualification and authorization except in jurisdictions where the failure to be so qualified or in good standing could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.  The

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jurisdictions in which each Borrower Party and each Subsidiary thereof are organized as of the Closing Date are described on Schedule 7.1.

Section 7.2Ownership.  Each Subsidiary of each Borrower Party as of the Closing Date is listed on Schedule 7.2.  As of the Closing Date, the capitalization of each Borrower Party and its Subsidiaries consists of the number of shares, issued and outstanding, of such classes and series, with or without par value, described on Schedule 7.2.  All outstanding shares have been duly authorized and validly issued and are fully paid and nonassessable and not subject to any preemptive or similar rights, except as described in Schedule 7.2.  The shareholders or other owners, as applicable, of each Borrower Party (other than the Borrower) and its Subsidiaries and the number of shares owned by each as of the Closing Date are described on Schedule 7.2.  As of the Closing Date, there are no outstanding stock purchase warrants, subscriptions, options, securities, instruments or other rights of any type or nature whatsoever, which are convertible into, exchangeable for or otherwise provide for or require the issuance of Equity Interests of any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof, except as described on Schedule 7.2.

Section 7.3Authorization; Enforceability.  Each Borrower Party and each Subsidiary thereof has the right, power and authority and has taken all necessary corporate and other action to authorize the execution, delivery and performance of this Agreement and each of the other Loan Documents to which it is a party in accordance with their respective terms.  This Agreement and each of the other Loan Documents have been duly executed and delivered by the duly authorized officers of each Borrower Party and each Subsidiary thereof that is a party thereto, and each such document constitutes the legal, valid and binding obligation of each Borrower Party and each Subsidiary thereof that is a party thereto, enforceable in accordance with its terms, except as such enforceability may be limited by bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, moratorium or similar state or federal Bankruptcy Laws from time to time in effect which affect the enforcement of creditors’ rights in general and the availability of equitable remedies.

Section 7.4Compliance of Agreement, Loan Documents and Borrowing with Laws, Etc.  The execution, delivery and performance by each Borrower Party and each Subsidiary thereof of the Loan Documents to which each such Person is a party, in accordance with their respective terms, the Extensions of Credit hereunder and the transactions contemplated hereby or thereby do not and will not, by the passage of time, the giving of notice or otherwise, (a) require any Governmental Approval or violate any Applicable Law relating to any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof where the failure to obtain such Governmental Approval or such violation could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect, (b) conflict with, result in a breach of or constitute a default under the articles of incorporation, bylaws or other organizational documents of any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof, (c) conflict with, result in a breach of or constitute a default under any indenture, agreement or other instrument to which such Person is a party or by which any of its properties may be bound or any Governmental Approval relating to such Person, which could, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect, (d) result in or require the creation or imposition of any Lien upon or with respect to any property now owned or hereafter acquired by such Person other than Permitted Liens or (e) require any consent or authorization of, filing with, or other act in respect of, an arbitrator or Governmental Authority and no consent of any other Person is required in connection with the execution, delivery, performance, validity or enforceability of this Agreement other than (i) consents, authorizations, filings or other acts or consents for which the failure to obtain or make could not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect, (ii) consents or filings under the UCC or other similar laws in other applicable foreign jurisdictions, (iii) filings with the United States Copyright Office and/or the United States Patent and Trademark Office or other similar laws in other applicable foreign jurisdictions, and (iv) Mortgage filings with the applicable county recording office or register of deeds.

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Section 7.5Compliance with Law; Governmental Approvals.  Each Borrower Party and each Subsidiary thereof (a) has all Governmental Approvals required by any Applicable Law for it to conduct its business, each of which is in full force and effect, is final and not subject to review on appeal and is not the subject of any pending or, to its knowledge, threatened attack by direct or collateral proceeding, (b) is in compliance with each Governmental Approval applicable to it and in compliance with all other Applicable Laws relating to it or any of its respective properties and (c) has timely filed all material reports, documents and other materials required to be filed by it under all Applicable Laws with any Governmental Authority and has retained all material records and documents required to be retained by it under Applicable Law except in each case (a), (b) or (c) where the failure to have, comply or file could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

Section 7.6Tax Returns and Payments.  Each Borrower Party and each Subsidiary thereof has duly filed or caused to be filed all federal, state, local and other tax returns required by Applicable Law to be filed, and has paid, or made adequate provision for the payment of, all federal, state, local and other taxes, assessments and governmental charges or levies upon it and its property, income, profits and assets which are due and payable (other than any amount the validity of which is currently being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings and with respect to which reserves in conformity with GAAP have been provided for on the books of the relevant Borrower Party).  Such returns accurately reflect in all material respects all liability for taxes of any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof for the periods covered thereby.  As of the Closing Date, except as set forth on Schedule 7.6, there is no ongoing audit or examination or, to its knowledge, other investigation by any Governmental Authority of the tax liability of any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof.  No Governmental Authority has asserted any Lien or other claim against any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof with respect to unpaid taxes which has not been discharged or resolved (other than (a) any amount the validity of which is currently being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings and with respect to which reserves in conformity with GAAP have been provided for on the books of the relevant Borrower Party and (b) Permitted Liens).  The charges, accruals and reserves on the books of each Borrower Party and each Subsidiary thereof in respect of federal, state, local and other taxes for all Fiscal Years and portions thereof since the organization of any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof are in the judgment of the Borrower adequate, and the Borrower does not anticipate any additional taxes or assessments for any of such years.

Section 7.7Intellectual Property Matters.  Except as for such matters that could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, (i) each Borrower Party and each Subsidiary thereof owns or possesses rights to use all franchises, licenses, copyrights, copyright applications, patents, patent rights or licenses, patent applications, trademarks, trademark rights, service mark, service mark rights, trade names, trade name rights, copyrights and other rights with respect to the foregoing which are necessary to conduct its business, (ii) no event has occurred which permits, or after notice or lapse of time or both would permit, the revocation or termination of any such rights, and (iii) no Borrower Party nor any Subsidiary thereof is liable to any Person for infringement under Applicable Law with respect to any such rights as a result of its business operations.

Section 7.8Environmental Matters.

(a)The properties owned, leased or operated by each Borrower Party and each Subsidiary thereof now or in the past do not contain, and to their knowledge have not previously contained, any Hazardous Materials in amounts or concentrations which constitute or constituted a violation of applicable Environmental Laws that could reasonably be expected, individually or in the aggregate, to have a Material Adverse Effect;

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(b)Each Borrower Party and each Subsidiary thereof and such properties and all operations conducted in connection therewith are (i) in compliance, and have been in compliance, with all applicable Environmental Laws, and (ii) there is no contamination at, under or about such properties or such operations which could interfere with the continued operation of such properties or impair the fair saleable value thereof, except in the case of (i) and (ii) where such failure to comply or contamination could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect;

(c)No Borrower Party nor any Subsidiary thereof has received any notice of violation, alleged violation, non-compliance, liability or potential liability regarding environmental matters, Hazardous Materials, or compliance with Environmental Laws that, if adversely determined, could reasonably be expected, individually or in the aggregate, to have a Material Adverse Effect, nor does any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof have knowledge or reason to believe that any such notice will be received or is being threatened;

(d)(i) Hazardous Materials have not been transported or disposed of to or from the properties owned, leased or operated by any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof in violation of, or in a manner or to a location which could give rise to liability under, Environmental Laws, and (ii) Hazardous Materials have not been generated, treated, stored or disposed of at, on or under any of such properties in violation of, or in a manner that could give rise to liability under, any applicable Environmental Laws, except in the case of (i) and (ii) where such violation or liability could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect;

(e)No judicial proceedings or governmental or administrative action is pending, or, to the knowledge of the Borrower, threatened, under any Environmental Law to which any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof is or will be named as a potentially responsible 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 applicable Environmental Law with respect to any Borrower Party, any Subsidiary thereof, with respect to any real property owned, leased or operated by any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof or operations conducted in connection therewith that could reasonably be expected, individually or in the aggregate, to have a Material Adverse Effect; and

(f)There has been no release, or to its knowledge, threat of release, of Hazardous Materials at or from properties owned, leased or operated by any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary, now or in the past, in violation of or in amounts or in a manner that could give rise to liability under applicable Environmental Laws that could reasonably be expected, individually or in the aggregate, to have a Material Adverse Effect.

Section 7.9Employee Benefit Matters.

(a)Each Borrower Party and each ERISA Affiliate is in compliance with all applicable provisions of ERISA, the Code and the regulations and published interpretations thereunder with respect to all Employee Benefit Plans except for any required amendments for which the remedial amendment period as defined in Section 401(b) of the Code has not yet expired and except where a failure to so comply could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.  Each Employee Benefit Plan that is intended to be qualified under Section 401(a) of the Code has been determined by the IRS to be so qualified, and each trust related to such plan has been determined to be exempt under Section 501(a) of the Code except for such plans that have not yet received determination letters but for which the remedial amendment period for submitting a determination letter has not yet expired.  No liability has been incurred by any Borrower Party or any ERISA Affiliate which remains unsatisfied for any taxes or penalties assessed with respect to any Employee Benefit Plan or any Multiemployer Plan except for a liability that could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect;

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(b)As of the Closing Date, no Pension Plan has been terminated, nor has any Pension Plan become subject to funding based benefit restrictions under Section 436 of the Code, nor has any funding waiver from the IRS been received or requested with respect to any Pension Plan, nor has any Borrower Party or any ERISA Affiliate failed to make any contributions or to pay any amounts due and owing as required by Sections 412 or 430 of the Code, Section 302 of ERISA or the terms of any Pension Plan on or prior to the due dates of such contributions under Sections 412 or 430 of the Code or Section 302 of ERISA, nor has there been any event requiring any disclosure under Section 4041(c)(3)(C) or 4063(a) of ERISA with respect to any Pension Plan;

(c)Except where the failure of any of the following representations to be correct could not reasonably be expected, individually or in the aggregate, to have a Material Adverse Effect, no Borrower Party nor any ERISA Affiliate has:  (i) engaged in a nonexempt prohibited transaction described in Section 406 of the ERISA or Section 4975 of the Code, (ii) incurred any liability to the PBGC which remains outstanding other than the payment of premiums and there are no premium payments which are due and unpaid, (iii) failed to make a required contribution or payment to a Multiemployer Plan, or (iv) failed to make a required installment or other required payment under Sections 412 or 430 of the Code;

(d)No Termination Event has occurred or is reasonably expected to occur;

(e)Except where the failure of any of the following representations to be correct could not reasonably be expected, individually or in the aggregate, to have a Material Adverse Effect, no proceeding, claim (other than a benefits claim in the Ordinary Course of Business), lawsuit and/or investigation is existing or, to its knowledge, threatened concerning or involving (i) any employee welfare benefit plan (as defined in Section 3(1) of ERISA) currently maintained or contributed to by any Borrower Party or any ERISA Affiliate, (ii) any Pension Plan or (iii) any Multiemployer Plan.

(f)No Borrower Party nor any Subsidiary thereof is a party to any contract, agreement or arrangement that could, solely as a result of the delivery of this Agreement or the consummation of transactions contemplated hereby, result in the payment of any “excess parachute payment” within the meaning of Section 280G of the Code.

Section 7.10Margin Stock.  No Borrower Party nor any Subsidiary thereof is engaged principally or as one of its activities in the business of extending credit for the purpose of “purchasing” or “carrying” any Margin Stock.  No part of the proceeds of any of the Loans or Letters of Credit will be used for purchasing or carrying Margin Stock or for any purpose which violates the provisions of Regulation T, U, or X of such Board of Governors.  Following the application of the proceeds of each Extension of Credit, not more than twenty-five percent (25%) of the value of the assets (either of the Borrower only or of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a Consolidated basis) subject to the provisions of Section 9.2 or Section 9.5 or subject to any restriction contained in any agreement or instrument between the Borrower and any Lender or any Affiliate of any Lender relating to Indebtedness in excess of the Threshold Amount will be Margin Stock.

Section 7.11Government Regulation.  No Borrower Party nor any Subsidiary thereof is an “investment company” or a company “controlled” by an “investment company” (as each such term is defined or used in the Investment Company Act of 1940) and no Borrower Party nor any Subsidiary thereof is, or after giving effect to any Extension of Credit will be, subject to regulation under the Interstate Commerce Act, or any other Applicable Law which limits its ability to incur or consummate the transactions contemplated hereby.

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Section 7.12Material Contracts.  As of the Closing Date, each Material Contract is, and after giving effect to the consummation of the transactions contemplated by the Loan Documents will be, in full force and effect in accordance with the terms thereof.  To the extent requested by the Agent, each Borrower Party and each Subsidiary thereof has delivered to the Agent a true and complete copy of each such Material Contract.  As of the Closing Date, no Borrower Party nor any Subsidiary thereof (nor, to its knowledge, any other party thereto) is in breach of or in default under any Material Contract that, either individually or in the aggregate, could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

Section 7.13Employee Relations.  The Borrower know of no pending, threatened or contemplated strikes, work stoppage or other collective labor disputes involving its employees or those of its Subsidiaries that, individually or in the aggregate, could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

Section 7.14Burdensome Provisions.  No Subsidiary is party to any agreement or instrument or otherwise subject to any restriction or encumbrance that restricts or limits its ability to make dividend payments or other distributions in respect of its Equity Interests to the Borrower or any Subsidiary or to transfer any of its assets or properties to the Borrower or any other Subsidiary in each case other than existing under or by reason of the Loan Documents or Applicable Law or as otherwise permitted under Section 9.9.

Section 7.15Financial Statements.  The audited and unaudited financial statements delivered pursuant to Section 6.1(e)(i) are complete and correct in all material respects and fairly present on a Consolidated basis the assets, liabilities and financial position of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries or the Target and its Subsidiaries, as applicable, as at such dates, and the results of the operations and changes of financial position for the periods then ended (other than customary year-end adjustments for unaudited financial statements and the absence of footnotes from unaudited financial statements).  All such financial statements, including the related schedules and notes thereto, have been prepared in accordance with GAAP.  Such financial statements show all material indebtedness and other material liabilities, direct or contingent, of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries or the Target and its Subsidiaries, as applicable, as of the date thereof, including material liabilities for taxes and material Indebtedness, in each case, to the extent required to be disclosed under GAAP.

Section 7.16No Material Adverse Change.  Since July 31, 2016, there has been no material adverse change in the properties, business, operations, or condition (financial or otherwise) of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries and no event has occurred or condition arisen, either individually or in the aggregate, that could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

Section 7.17Solvency.  The Borrower Consolidated Group, taken as a whole, is Solvent.

Section 7.18Title to Properties.  Each Borrower Party and each Subsidiary thereof has such title to the real property owned or leased by it as is necessary or desirable to the conduct of its business and valid and legal title to all of its personal property and assets, except those which have been disposed of by the Borrower Parties and their Subsidiaries subsequent to such date which dispositions have been in the Ordinary Course of Business or as otherwise expressly permitted hereunder.

Section 7.19Litigation.  There are no actions, suits or proceedings pending nor, to its knowledge, threatened against or in any other way relating adversely to or affecting any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof or any of their respective properties in any court or before any arbitrator of any kind or before or by any Governmental Authority that if determined adversely could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

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Section 7.20Anti-Terrorism; Anti-Money Laundering.  No Borrower Party nor any of its Subsidiaries or, to their knowledge, any of their Related Parties (i) is an “enemy” or an “ally of the enemy” within the meaning of Section 2 of the Trading with the Enemy Act of the United States (50 U.S.C. App. §§ 1 et seq.), (ii) is in violation of (A) the Trading with the Enemy Act, (B) any of the foreign assets control regulations of the United States Treasury Department (31 CFR, Subtitle B, Chapter V) or any enabling legislation or executive order relating thereto or (C) the PATRIOT Act (collectively, the “Anti-Terrorism Laws”) or (iii) is a Sanctioned Person.  No part of the proceeds of any Extension of Credit hereunder will be unlawfully used directly or indirectly to fund any operations in, finance any investments or activities in or make any payments to, a Sanctioned Person or a Sanctioned Country, or in any other manner that will result in any violation by any Person (including any Lender, any Arranger, the Agent, the Issuing Lender or the Swingline Lender) of any Anti-Terrorism Laws.

Section 7.21Anti-Corruption Laws and Sanctions.  Each Borrower Party has implemented and maintains in effect policies and procedures designed to ensure compliance by such Borrower Party, its Subsidiaries, and their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents with Anti-Corruption Laws and applicable Sanctions, and such Borrower Party, its Subsidiaries and their respective officers and directors and, to the knowledge of such Borrower Party, its employees and agents, are in compliance with Anti-Corruption Laws and applicable Sanctions in all material respects.  None of (a) any Borrower Party, any Subsidiary or, to the knowledge of any such Borrower Party or Subsidiary, any of their respective directors, officers, or employees, or (b) to the knowledge of any such Borrower Party or Subsidiary, any agent of such Borrower Party or any Subsidiary that will act in any capacity in connection with or benefit from the credit facility established hereby, is a Sanctioned Person.   No Extension of Credit, use of proceeds, or other transaction contemplated by this Agreement or the other Loan Documents will violate Anti-Corruption Laws or applicable Sanctions.

Section 7.22Absence of Defaults.  No event has occurred or is continuing (a) which constitutes a Default or an Event of Default, or (b) which constitutes, or which with the passage of time or giving of notice or both would constitute, a default or event of default by any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof under (i) any Material Contract or (ii) any judgment, decree or order to which any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof is a party or by which any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof or any of their respective properties may be bound or which would require any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof to make any payment thereunder prior to the scheduled maturity date therefor that, in any case under either of the foregoing clauses (i) or (ii), could, either individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

Section 7.23Disclosure.  The Borrower and/or its Subsidiaries have disclosed to the Agent and the Lenders all material agreements, instruments and corporate or other restrictions to which any Borrower Party and any Subsidiary thereof are subject, and all other matters known to them, that, individually or in the aggregate, could reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.  No financial statement, material report, material certificate or other material information furnished (whether in writing or orally) by or on behalf of any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof to the Agent or any Lender in connection with the transactions contemplated hereby and the negotiation of this Agreement or delivered hereunder (as modified or supplemented by other information so furnished), taken together as a whole, contains any untrue statement of a material 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, pro forma financial information, estimated financial information and other projected or estimated information, such information was prepared in good faith based upon assumptions believed to be reasonable at the time (it being recognized by the Lenders that projections are not to be viewed as facts and that the actual results during the period or periods covered by such projections may vary from such projections).

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Section 7.24Flood Hazard Insurance.  From and after delivery of a Mortgage pursuant to Schedule 8.17, with respect to each parcel of real property subject to a Mortgage, the Agent has received (a) such flood hazard certifications, notices and confirmations thereof, and effective flood hazard insurance policies as are described in Section 6.1(d)(iii) with respect to real property collateral on the Closing Date, (b) all flood hazard insurance policies required hereunder have been obtained and remain in full force and effect, and the premiums due and payable thereon have been paid in full, and (c) except as the Borrower has previously given written notice thereof to the Agent, there has been no redesignation of any real property into or out of a special flood hazard area.

Article VIII

AFFIRMATIVE COVENANTS

Until all of the Credit Agreement Obligations (other than contingent indemnification obligations under this Agreement not then due and any obligations under any Secured Hedge Agreement or Secured Cash Management Agreement) have been paid and satisfied in full in cash, all Letters of Credit have been terminated or expired (or been Cash Collateralized) and the Commitments terminated, each Borrower Party will, and will cause each of its Subsidiaries to:

Section 8.1Financial Statements and Budgets.  Deliver to the Agent (which shall promptly make such information available to the Lenders in accordance with its customary practice):

(a)Annual Financial Statements.  As soon as practicable and in any event within ninety (90) days (or, if earlier, on the date of any required public filing thereof) after the end of each Fiscal Year (commencing with the Fiscal Year ended July 31, 2017), an audited Consolidated balance sheet of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries as of the close of such Fiscal Year and audited Consolidated statements of income, retained earnings and cash flows including the notes thereto, all in reasonable detail setting forth in comparative form the corresponding figures as of the end of and for the preceding Fiscal Year and prepared in accordance with GAAP and, if applicable, containing disclosure of the effect on the financial position or results of operations of any change in the application of accounting principles and practices during such Fiscal Year.  Such annual financial statements shall be audited by KPMG LLP or another independent certified public accounting firm of recognized national standing selected by the Borrower and reasonably acceptable to the Agent, and accompanied by a report and opinion thereon by such certified public accountants prepared in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards that is not subject to any “going concern” or similar qualification or exception or any qualification as to the scope of such audit or with respect to accounting principles followed by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries not in accordance with GAAP.

(b)Quarterly Financial Statements.  As soon as practicable and in any event within forty-five (45) days (or, if earlier, on the date of any required public filing thereof) after the end of the first three fiscal quarters of each Fiscal Year (commencing with the fiscal quarter ended October 31, 2017), an unaudited Consolidated balance sheet of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries as of the close of such fiscal quarter and unaudited Consolidated statements of income, retained earnings and cash flows and a report containing management’s discussion and analysis of such financial statements for the fiscal quarter then ended and that portion of the Fiscal Year then ended, including the notes thereto, all in reasonable detail setting forth in comparative form the corresponding figures as of the end of and for the corresponding period in the preceding Fiscal Year and prepared by the Borrower in accordance with GAAP and, if applicable, containing disclosure of the effect on the financial position or results of operations of any change in the application of accounting principles and practices during the period, and certified by the chief financial officer of the Borrower to present fairly in all material respects the financial condition of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a Consolidated basis as of their respective dates and the results of

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operations of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries for the respective periods then ended, subject to normal year-end adjustments and the absence of footnotes.

(c)Annual Operating Budget.  As soon as practicable and in any event within sixty (60) days after the end of each Fiscal Year, a business plan and operating and capital budget of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries for the ensuing four (4) fiscal quarters, such plan to be prepared in accordance with GAAP and to include, on an annual basis, a capital budget and on a quarterly basis, the following:  a quarterly operating budget, a projected income statement, statement of cash flows and balance sheet, calculations demonstrating projected compliance with the financial covenants set forth in Section 9.11 and a report containing a reasonable disclosure of the key assumptions and drivers with respect to such budget, accompanied by a certificate from a Responsible Officer of the Borrower to the effect that such budget contains good faith estimates (utilizing assumptions believed to be reasonable at the time of delivery of such budget) of the financial condition and operations of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries for such period.

Section 8.2Certificates; Other Reports.  Deliver to the Agent (which shall promptly make such information available to the Lenders in accordance with its customary practice):

(a)at each time financial statements are delivered pursuant to Section 8.1(a) or (b), a duly completed Officer’s Compliance Certificate;

(b)promptly upon receipt thereof, copies of all reports, if any, submitted to the Borrower or its board of directors by its independent public accountants in connection with their auditing function, including, without limitation, any management report and any management responses thereto;

(c)promptly after the furnishing thereof, copies of any statement or report furnished to any holder of Indebtedness of any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof in excess of the Threshold Amount pursuant to the terms of any indenture, loan or credit or similar agreement and not otherwise furnished to the Agent pursuant to the terms of this Agreement;

(d)promptly after the assertion or occurrence thereof, notice of any action or proceeding against or of any noncompliance by any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof with any Environmental Law that could (i) reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect or (ii) cause any Property described in the Mortgages to be subject to any restrictions on ownership, occupancy, use or transferability under any Environmental Law;

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

(f)promptly, and in any event within five (5) Business Days after receipt thereof by any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof, copies of each notice or other correspondence received from the SEC (or comparable agency in any applicable non-U.S. jurisdiction) concerning any investigation or possible investigation or other inquiry by such agency regarding financial or other operational results of any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof;

(g)promptly upon the request thereof, such other information and documentation required by bank regulatory authorities under applicable “know your customer” and anti-money laundering rules and

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regulations (including, without limitation, the PATRIOT Act), as from time to time reasonably requested by the Agent or any Lender; and

(h)such other information regarding the operations, business affairs and financial condition of any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof as the Agent or any Lender may reasonably request.

Documents required to be delivered pursuant to Section 8.1(a) or (b) or Section 8.2(e) (to the extent any such documents are included in materials otherwise filed with the SEC) may be delivered electronically and if so delivered, shall be deemed to have been delivered on the date (i) on which the Borrower posts such documents, or provides a link thereto on the Borrower’s website on the Internet at the website address listed in Section 12.1; or (ii) on which such documents are posted on the Borrower’s behalf on an Internet or intranet website, if any, to which each Lender and the Agent have access (whether a commercial, third-party website or whether sponsored by the Agent); provided that: the Borrower shall notify the Agent (by facsimile or electronic mail) of the posting of any such documents and provide to the Agent by electronic mail electronic versions of such documents.  Notwithstanding anything contained herein, in every instance the Borrower shall be required to provide paper copies of the Officer’s Compliance Certificates required by Section 8.2 to the Agent.  Except for such Officer’s Compliance Certificates, the Agent shall have no obligation to request the delivery or to maintain copies of the documents referred to above, and in any event shall have no responsibility to monitor compliance by the Borrower with any such request for delivery, and each Lender shall be solely responsible for requesting delivery to it or maintaining its copies of such documents.

The Borrower hereby acknowledges that (a) the Agent and/or the Arrangers will make available to the Lenders and the Issuing Lenders materials and/or information provided by or on behalf of the Borrower hereunder (collectively, “Borrower Materials”) by posting the Borrower Materials on Debt Domain, IntraLinks, SyndTrak Online or another similar electronic system (the “Platform”) and (b) certain of the Lenders may be “public-side” Lenders (i.e., Lenders that do not wish to receive material non-public information with respect to the Borrower or its securities) (each, a “Public Lender”).  The Borrower hereby agrees that so long as the Borrower is the issuer of any outstanding debt or equity securities that are registered or issued pursuant to a private offering or is actively contemplating issuing any such securities it will use commercially reasonable efforts to identify that portion of the Borrower Materials that may be distributed to the Public Lenders and that (w) all such Borrower Materials shall be clearly and conspicuously marked “PUBLIC” which, at a minimum, means that the word “PUBLIC” shall appear prominently on the first page thereof; (x) by marking Borrower Materials “PUBLIC,” the Borrower shall be deemed to have authorized the Agent, the Arrangers, the Issuing Lenders and the Lenders to treat such Borrower Materials as not containing any material non-public information (although it may be sensitive and proprietary) with respect to the Borrower or its securities for purposes of United States Federal and state securities laws (provided, however, that to the extent such Borrower Materials constitute Information, they shall be treated as set forth in Section 12.11); (y) all Borrower Materials marked “PUBLIC” are permitted to be made available through a portion of the Platform designated “Public Investor;” and (z) the Agent and the Arrangers shall be entitled to treat any Borrower Materials that are not marked “PUBLIC” as being suitable only for posting on a portion of the Platform not designated “Public Investor.”  

Section 8.3Notice of Litigation and Other Matters.  Promptly (but in no event later than ten (10) days after any Responsible Officer of any Borrower Party obtains knowledge thereof) notify the Agent in writing of (which shall promptly make such information available to the Lenders in accordance with its customary practice):

(a)the occurrence of any Default or Event of Default;

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(b)any development or event that has had, or could reasonably be expected to have, a Material Adverse Effect, including but limited to:

(i)the commencement of proceedings and investigations by or before any Governmental Authority and actions and proceedings in any court or before any arbitrator against or involving any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof or any of their respective properties, assets or businesses,

(ii)any notice of any violation received by any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof from any Governmental Authority including, without limitation, any notice of violation of Environmental Laws, or

(iii)any labor controversy that has resulted in, or threatens to result in, a strike or other work action against any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof;

(c)any material change in accounting policies or financial reporting practices by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries;

(d)the occurrence of any Asset Disposition for which the Borrower is required to make a mandatory prepayment pursuant to Section 4.4(b);

(e)any incurrence by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries of Indebtedness exceeding the Threshold Amount;

(f)any amendment to any material debt documents evidencing or governing any Indebtedness in excess of the Threshold Amount;

(g)any attachment, judgment, lien, levy or order exceeding the Threshold Amount that may be assessed against or threatened against any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof;

(h)any event which constitutes or which with the passage of time or giving of notice or both would constitute a default or event of default under any Material Contract to which the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries is a party or by which the Borrower or any Subsidiary thereof or any of their respective properties may be bound which could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect;

(i)(i) all notices received by any Borrower Party or any ERISA Affiliate of the PBGC’s intent to terminate any Pension Plan or to have a trustee appointed to administer any Pension Plan, (ii) all notices received by any Borrower Party or any ERISA Affiliate from a Multiemployer Plan sponsor concerning the imposition or amount of withdrawal liability pursuant to Section 4202 of ERISA in excess of the Threshold Amount or which could reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, and (iii) the Borrower obtaining knowledge or reason to know that any Borrower Party or any ERISA Affiliate has filed or intends to file a notice of intent to terminate any Pension Plan under a distress termination within the meaning of Section 4041(c) of ERISA; and

(j)any event which makes any of the representations set forth in Article VII that is subject to materiality or Material Adverse Effect qualifications inaccurate in any respect or any event which makes any of the representations set forth in Article VII that is not subject to materiality or Material Adverse Effect qualifications inaccurate in any material respect.

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has taken and propose to take with respect thereto.  Each notice pursuant to Section 8.3(a) shall describe with particularity any and all provisions of this Agreement and any other Loan Document that have been breached.

Section 8.4Preservation of Corporate Existence and Related Matters.  Except as permitted by Section 9.4, preserve and maintain its separate corporate existence and all rights, franchises, licenses and privileges necessary to the conduct of its business, and qualify and remain qualified as a foreign corporation or other entity and authorized to do business in each jurisdiction in which the failure to so qualify could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

Section 8.5Maintenance of Property and Licenses.

(a)In addition to the requirements of any of the Security Documents, protect and preserve all Properties necessary in and material to its business, including copyrights, patents, trade names, service marks and trademarks; maintain in good working order and condition, ordinary wear and tear excepted, all material buildings, equipment and other tangible real and personal property; and from time to time make or cause to be made all repairs, renewals and replacements thereof and additions to such Property necessary for the conduct of its business, so that the business carried on in connection therewith may be conducted in a commercially reasonable manner consistent with past practice and customary industry standards.

(b)Maintain, in full force and effect in all material respects, each and every material license, permit, certification, qualification, approval or franchise issued by any Governmental Authority (each a “License”) required for each of them to conduct their respective businesses as presently conducted.

Section 8.6Insurance.  Maintain insurance with financially sound and reputable insurance companies against at least such risks and in at least such amounts as are customarily maintained by similar businesses and as may be required by Applicable Law.  All such insurance shall, (a) provide that no cancellation or material modification thereof shall be effective until at least 30 days (or 10 days with respect to any cancellation for failure to pay applicable premiums) after receipt by the Agent of written notice thereof, (b) name the Agent as an additional insured party thereunder and (c) in the case of each casualty insurance policy, name the Agent as lender’s loss payee.  On or prior to the Closing Date and from time to time thereafter deliver to the Agent upon its request information in reasonable detail as to the insurance then in effect, stating the names of the insurance companies, the amounts and rates of the insurance, the dates of the expiration thereof and the properties and risks covered thereby.  Without limiting the foregoing, the Borrower shall and shall cause each appropriate Borrower Party to (i) maintain, if available, fully paid flood hazard insurance on all real property that is located in a special flood hazard area and that is subject to a Mortgage, on such terms and in such amounts as required by The National Flood Insurance Reform Act of 1994 or as otherwise required by the Agent, (ii) furnish to the Agent evidence of renewal (and payment of renewal premiums therefor) of all such policies prior to the expiration or lapse thereof, and (iii) furnish to the Agent prompt written notice of any redesignation of any such improved real property into or out of a special flood hazard area.

Section 8.7Accounting Methods and Financial Records.  Maintain a system of accounting, and keep proper books, records and accounts (which shall be true and complete in all material respects) as may be required or as may be necessary to permit the preparation of financial statements in accordance with GAAP and in compliance with the regulations of any Governmental Authority having jurisdiction over it or any of its Properties.

Section 8.8Payment of Taxes and Other Obligations.  Pay and perform (a) all taxes, assessments and other governmental charges that may be levied or assessed upon it or any of its Property

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and (b) all other Indebtedness, obligations and liabilities in accordance with customary trade practices; provided, that the Borrower or such Subsidiary may contest any item described in this Section in good faith so long as adequate reserves are maintained with respect thereto in accordance with GAAP.

Section 8.9Compliance with Laws and Approvals.  Observe and remain in compliance (a) with all applicable Anti-Corruption Laws and Anti-Terrorism Laws and (b) in all material respects with all other Applicable Laws and maintain in full force and effect all Governmental Approvals, in each case applicable to the conduct of its business, except, in the case of clause (b) above, where failure to comply therewith could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

Section 8.10Environmental Laws.  In addition to and without limiting the generality of Section 8.9, (a) comply with, and ensure such compliance by all tenants and subtenants with all applicable Environmental Laws and obtain and comply with and maintain, and ensure that all tenants and subtenants, if any, obtain and comply with and maintain, any and all licenses, approvals, notifications, registrations or permits required by applicable Environmental Laws, to the extent that any failure to so comply could reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, (b) conduct and complete all investigations, studies, sampling and testing, and all remedial, removal and other actions required under Environmental Laws, and promptly comply with all lawful orders and directives of any Governmental Authority regarding Environmental Laws, to the extent that any failure to take such actions or so comply could reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, and (c) defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Agent and the Lenders, and their respective parents, Subsidiaries, Affiliates, employees, agents, officers and directors, from and against any claims, demands, penalties, fines, liabilities, settlements, damages, costs and expenses of whatever kind or nature known or unknown, contingent or otherwise, arising out of, or in any way relating to the presence of Hazardous Materials, or the violation of, noncompliance with or liability under any Environmental Laws applicable to the operations of the Borrower or any Subsidiary, or any orders, requirements or demands of Governmental Authorities related thereto, including, without limitation, reasonable attorney’s and consultant’s fees, investigation and laboratory fees, response costs, court costs and litigation expenses, except to the extent that any of the foregoing directly result from the gross negligence or willful misconduct of the party seeking indemnification therefor, as determined by a court of competent jurisdiction by final nonappealable judgment.

Section 8.11Compliance with ERISA.  In addition to and without limiting the generality of Section 8.9, (a) except where the failure to so comply could not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect, (i) comply with applicable provisions of ERISA, the Code and the regulations and published interpretations thereunder with respect to all Employee Benefit Plans, (ii) not take any action or fail to take action the result of which could reasonably be expected to result in a liability to the PBGC or to a Multiemployer Plan, (iii) not participate in any prohibited transaction that could result in any civil penalty under ERISA or tax under the Code and (iv) operate each Employee Benefit Plan in such a manner that will not incur any tax liability under Section 4980B of the Code or any liability to any qualified beneficiary as defined in Section 4980B of the Code and (b) furnish to the Agent upon the Agent’s request such additional information about any Employee Benefit Plan as may be reasonably requested by the Agent.

Section 8.12Compliance with Material Contracts.  Comply in all respects with each Material Contract; except where failure to so comply could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

Section 8.13Visits and Inspections.  Permit representatives of the Agent (accompanied by representatives of Lenders that so request), from time to time upon prior reasonable notice and at such times during normal business hours, all at the expense of the Borrower, to visit and inspect its properties;

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inspect, audit and make extracts from its books, records and files, including, but not limited to, management letters prepared by independent accountants; and discuss with its principal officers, and its independent accountants, its business, assets, liabilities, financial condition, results of operations and business prospects; provided that excluding any such visits and inspections during the continuation of an Event of Default, the Agent shall not exercise such rights more often than two (2) times during any calendar year at the Borrower’s expense; provided further that upon the occurrence and during the continuance of an Event of Default, the Agent may do any of the foregoing at the expense of the Borrower at any time.  Upon the request of the Agent or the Required Lenders, participate in a meeting of the Agent and Lenders once during each fiscal year, which meeting will be held at the Borrower’s corporate offices (or such other location as may be agreed to by the Borrower and the Agent) at such time as may be agreed by the Borrower and the Agent.

Section 8.14Additional Subsidiaries and Real Property.

(a)Additional Domestic Subsidiaries.  Promptly after the creation or acquisition of any U.S. Subsidiary (other than an Immaterial Subsidiary) (and, in any event, within thirty (30) days after such creation or acquisition, as such time period may be extended by the Agent in its sole discretion) cause such Person to (i) become a Subsidiary Guarantor by delivering to the Agent a duly executed supplement to the Subsidiary Guaranty Agreement or such other document as the Agent shall deem appropriate for such purpose, (ii) grant a security interest in all Collateral (subject to the exceptions specified in the Security Documents) owned by such Subsidiary by delivering to the Agent a duly executed supplement to each applicable Security Document or such other document as the Agent shall deem appropriate for such purpose and comply with the terms of each applicable Security Document, (iii) deliver to the Agent such opinions, documents and certificates referred to in Section 6.1 as may be reasonably requested by the Agent, (iv) deliver to the Agent such original certificated Equity Interests or other certificates and stock or other transfer powers evidencing the Equity Interests of such Person owned by the Borrower Parties, (v) deliver to the Agent such updated Schedules to the Loan Documents as requested by the Agent with respect to such Person, and (vi) deliver to the Agent such other documents as may be reasonably requested by the Agent, all in form, content and scope reasonably satisfactory to the Agent.

(b)Additional Foreign Subsidiaries.  Notify the Agent promptly after any Person becomes a First Tier Foreign Subsidiary, and promptly thereafter (and, in any event, within thirty (30) days after such notification, as such time period may be extended by the Agent in its sole discretion), cause (i) the applicable Borrower Party to deliver to the Agent Security Documents pledging sixty‑five percent (65%) of the total outstanding voting Equity Interests (and one hundred percent (100%) of the non-voting Equity Interests) of any such new First Tier Foreign Subsidiary owned by such Borrower Party and a consent thereto executed by such new First Tier Foreign Subsidiary (including, without limitation, if applicable, and available to be freely transferred to the Agent pursuant to the Applicable Laws and practices of any relevant foreign jurisdiction, original certificated Equity Interests (or the equivalent thereof pursuant to the Applicable Laws and practices of any relevant foreign jurisdiction) evidencing the Equity Interests of such new First Tier Foreign Subsidiary, together with an appropriate undated stock or other transfer power for each certificate duly executed in blank by the registered owner thereof), (ii) such Person to deliver to the Agent such opinions of counsel (limited to U.S. counsel), documents and certificates referred to in Section 6.1 as may be reasonably requested by the Agent, (iii) such Person to deliver to the Agent such updated Schedules to the Loan Documents as requested by the Agent with regard to such Person and (iv) such Person to deliver to the Agent such other documents as may be reasonably requested by the Agent, all in form, content and scope reasonably satisfactory to the Agent.

(c)Real Property Collateral.  (i) Promptly after the acquisition of any Material Owned Real Property that is not subject to the existing Security Documents (and, in any event, within thirty (30) days after such acquisition (as such time period may be extended by the Agent in its sole discretion), notify the

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Agent and (ii) promptly thereafter (and, in any event, within sixty (60) days of such acquisition, as such time period may be extended by the Agent in its sole discretion), unless the granting of a lien on such real property in favor of the Agent is prohibited under the terms of any purchase money financing existing on such real property, deliver such mortgages, deeds of trust, title insurance policies, environmental reports, surveys and other documents reasonably requested by the Agent in connection with granting and perfecting a first priority Lien, other than Permitted Liens, on such real property in favor of the Agent, for the ratable benefit of the Lender Parties, all in form and substance acceptable to the Agent.

(d)Merger Subsidiaries.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, to the extent any new Subsidiary is created solely for the purpose of consummating a merger transaction pursuant to a Permitted Acquisition, and such new Subsidiary at no time holds any assets or liabilities other than any merger consideration contributed to it contemporaneously with the closing of such merger transaction, such new Subsidiary shall not be required to take the actions set forth in Section 8.14(a) or (b), as applicable, until the consummation of such Permitted Acquisition (at which time, the surviving entity of the respective merger transaction shall be required to so comply with Section 8.14(a) or (b), as applicable, within thirty (30) days of the consummation of such Permitted Acquisition, as such time period may be extended by the Agent in its sole discretion).

(e)Exclusions.  The provisions of this Section 8.14 shall not apply to assets as to which the Agent and the Borrower shall reasonably determine that the costs and burdens of obtaining a security interest therein or perfection thereof outweigh the value of the security afforded thereby.

Section 8.15Use of Proceeds.  

(a)The Borrower shall use the proceeds of the Initial Term Loan (i) to finance in part the Project Dragon Acquisition, (ii) to effect the refinancing of existing indebtedness of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries and the Target and its Subsidiaries, (iii) to pay fees and expenses incurred in connection with the foregoing, the effectiveness of and initial borrowing under the Term Loan Facility on the Closing Date, and the effectiveness of and initial extension of credit, if any, under the Revolving Credit Facility on the Closing Date, and (iv) to the extent any portion of the Term Loan Facility remains after giving effect to the items specified in clauses (i) through (iii) of this clause (a), to provide ongoing working capital and for other general corporate purposes of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries.

(b)The Borrower shall use the proceeds of the Extensions of Credit under the Revolving Credit Facility (i) as described in Section 6.1(i), (ii) to finance the ongoing working capital requirements of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, and (iii) for general corporate purposes of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries.

(c)The Borrower shall use the proceeds of any Incremental Term Loan and any Incremental Revolving Credit Increase as permitted pursuant to Section 5.13, as applicable.

(d)The Borrower will not request any Extension of Credit, and the Borrower shall not use, and shall ensure that its Subsidiaries and its or their respective directors, officers, employees and agents shall not use, the proceeds of any Extension of Credit (i) in furtherance of an offer, payment, promise to pay, or authorization of the payment or giving of money, or anything else of value, to any Person in violation of any Anti-Corruption Laws, (ii) for the purpose of funding, financing or facilitating any activities, business or transaction of or with any Sanctioned Person, or in any Sanctioned Country, or (iii) in any manner that would result in the violation of any Sanctions applicable to any party hereto.

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Section 8.16Further Assurances.

(a)Execute any and all further documents, financing statements, agreements and instruments, and take all such further actions (including the filing and recording of financing statements and other documents), which may be required under any Applicable Law, or which the Agent or the Required Lenders may reasonably request, to effectuate the transactions contemplated by the Loan Documents or to grant, preserve, protect or perfect the Liens created or intended to be created by the Security Documents or the validity or priority of any such Lien, all at the expense of the Borrower Parties.  The Borrower also agrees to provide to the Agent, from time to time upon the reasonable request by the Agent, evidence reasonably satisfactory to the Agent as to the perfection and priority of the Liens created or intended to be created by the Security Documents.

(b)If requested by the Agent or any Lender (through the Agent), promptly furnish to the Agent and each Lender a statement in conformity with the requirements of FR Form G-3 or FR Form U-1, as applicable.

Section 8.17Post-Closing Matters.  Execute and deliver the documents and complete the tasks set forth on Schedule 8.17, in each case within the time limits specified on such schedule.

Section 8.18Maintenance of Ratings.  At all times, use commercially reasonable efforts to maintain a corporate family rating and a rating with respect to its senior secured debt issued by Moody’s and a corporate rating and a rating with respect to its senior secured debt issued by S&P (but in each case not to maintain a specific rating).

Article IX

NEGATIVE COVENANTS

Until all of the Credit Agreement Obligations (other than contingent, indemnification obligations under this Agreement not then due and any obligations under any Secured Hedge Agreement or Secured Cash Management Agreement) have been paid and satisfied in full in cash, all Letters of Credit have been terminated or expired (or been Cash Collateralized) and the Commitments terminated, the Borrower Parties will not, and will not permit any of their respective Subsidiaries to:

Section 9.1Indebtedness.  Create, incur, assume or suffer to exist any Indebtedness except:

(a)the Credit Agreement Obligations;

(b)Indebtedness and obligations owing under Hedge Agreements entered into in order to manage existing or anticipated interest rate, exchange rate or commodity price risks and not for speculative purposes;

(c)Indebtedness existing on the Closing Date and listed on Schedule 9.1, and any refinancings, refundings, renewals or extensions thereof; provided that (i) the principal amount of such Indebtedness is not increased at the time of such refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension except by an amount equal to a reasonable premium or other reasonable amount paid, and fees and expenses reasonably incurred, in connection with such refinancing and by an amount equal to any existing commitments unutilized thereunder, and (ii) the final maturity date and weighted average life of such refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension shall not be prior to or shorter than that applicable to the Indebtedness prior to such refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension;

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(d)Capital Lease Obligations and purchase money Indebtedness in an aggregate amount not to exceed $10,000,000 at any time outstanding;

(e)Indebtedness of a Person existing at the time such Person became a Subsidiary or assets were acquired from such Person in connection with an Investment permitted pursuant to Section 9.3, to the extent that (i) such Indebtedness was not incurred in connection with, or in contemplation of, such Person becoming a Subsidiary or the acquisition of such assets, (ii) neither the Borrower nor any Subsidiary thereof (other than such Person and its Subsidiaries or any other Person that such Person merges with or that acquires the assets of such Person) shall have any liability or other obligation with respect to such Indebtedness and (iii) the aggregate outstanding principal amount of such Indebtedness does not exceed $15,000,000 at any time outstanding;

(f)Guarantees with respect to Indebtedness permitted pursuant to subsections (a) through (e) of this Section;

(g)unsecured intercompany Indebtedness to the extent permitted pursuant to Section 9.3;

(h)Indebtedness arising from the honoring by a bank or other financial institution of a check, draft or other similar instrument drawn against insufficient funds in the Ordinary Course of Business;

(i)Indebtedness under performance bonds, surety bonds, release, appeal and similar bonds, statutory obligations or with respect to workers’ compensation claims, in each case incurred in the Ordinary Course of Business, and reimbursement obligations in respect of any of the foregoing;

(j)Indebtedness of any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof incurred in the Ordinary Course of Business to finance the payment of premiums for a twelve-month period for insurance; provided that the aggregate outstanding principal amount of such Indebtedness shall not at any time exceed $5,000,000;

(k)Permitted Unsecured Debt, so long as the Borrower has a Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio that does not exceed 5.00 to 1.00 both before and after giving effect (on a Pro Forma Basis) to the incurrence thereof and any Permitted Acquisition consummated in connection therewith or other use of proceeds thereof (but disregarding any proceeds thereof in calculating the numerator of the Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio); provided, if incurred in connection with a Limited Condition Acquisition, such test may be made, at the election of the Borrower, as of the date the acquisition agreement therefor is executed rather than the closing date thereof; and

(l)Indebtedness of any Borrower Party or any Subsidiary thereof not otherwise permitted pursuant to this Section in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $25,000,000 at any time outstanding.

Section 9.2Liens.  Create, incur, assume or suffer to exist, any Lien on or with respect to any of its Property, whether now owned or hereafter acquired, except:

(a)Liens created pursuant to the Loan Documents (including, without limitation, Liens in favor of the Swingline Lender and/or the Issuing Lenders, as applicable, on Cash Collateral granted pursuant to the Loan Documents);

(b)Liens in existence on the Closing Date and described on Schedule 9.2, and the replacement, renewal or extension thereof (including Liens incurred, assumed or suffered to exist in connection with any refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension of Indebtedness pursuant to Section

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9.1(c) (solely to the extent that such Liens were in existence on the Closing Date and described on Schedule 9.2)); provided that the scope of any such Lien shall not be increased, or otherwise expanded, to cover any additional property or type of asset, as applicable, beyond that in existence on the Closing Date, except for products and proceeds of the foregoing;

(c)Liens for taxes, assessments and other governmental charges or levies (excluding any Lien imposed pursuant to any of the provisions of ERISA or Environmental Laws) (i) not yet due or as to which the period of grace, if any, related thereto has not expired or (ii) which are being contested in good faith and by appropriate proceedings if adequate reserves are maintained to the extent required by GAAP;

(d)the claims of materialmen, mechanics, carriers, warehousemen, processors or landlords for labor, materials, supplies or rentals incurred in the Ordinary Course of Business, which (i) are not overdue for a period of more than thirty (30) days, or if more than thirty (30) days overdue, no action has been taken to enforce such Liens and such Liens are being contested in good faith and by appropriate proceedings if adequate reserves are maintained to the extent required by GAAP and (ii) do not, individually or in the aggregate, materially impair the use thereof in the operation of the business of the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries;

(e)deposits or pledges made in the Ordinary Course of Business in connection with, or to secure payment of, obligations under workers’ compensation, unemployment insurance and other types of social security or similar legislation, or to secure the performance of bids, trade contracts and leases (other than Indebtedness), statutory obligations, surety bonds (other than bonds related to judgments or litigation), performance bonds and other obligations of a like nature incurred in the Ordinary Course of Business, in each case, so long as no foreclosure sale or similar proceeding has been commenced with respect to any portion of the Collateral on account thereof;

(f)encumbrances in the nature of zoning restrictions, easements and rights or restrictions of record on the use of real property, which in the aggregate are not substantial in amount and which do not, in any case, detract from the value of such property or impair the use thereof in the ordinary conduct of business;

(g)Liens arising from the filing of precautionary UCC financing statements relating solely to personal property leased pursuant to operating leases entered into in the Ordinary Course of Business of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries;

(h)Liens securing Indebtedness permitted under Section 9.1(d); provided that (i) such Liens shall be created substantially simultaneously with the acquisition, repair, improvement or lease, as applicable, of the related Property, (ii) such Liens do not at any time encumber any property other than the Property financed by such Indebtedness, (iii) the amount of Indebtedness secured thereby is not increased and (iv) the principal amount of Indebtedness secured by any such Lien shall at no time exceed one hundred percent (100%) of the original price for the purchase, repair improvement or lease amount (as applicable) of such Property at the time of purchase, repair, improvement or lease (as applicable);

(i)Liens securing judgments for the payment of money not constituting an Event of Default under Section 10.1(l) or securing appeal or other surety bonds relating to such judgments;

(j)(i) Liens on Property (i) of any Subsidiary which are in existence at the time that such Subsidiary is acquired pursuant to a Permitted Acquisition and (ii) of the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries existing at the time such tangible property or tangible assets are purchased or otherwise acquired by the Borrower or such Subsidiary thereof pursuant to a transaction permitted pursuant to this Agreement; provided that, with respect to each of the foregoing clauses (i) and (ii), (A) such Liens are not

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incurred in connection with, or in anticipation of, such Permitted Acquisition, purchase or other acquisition, (B) such Liens are applicable only to specific Property, (C) such Liens are not “blanket” or all asset Liens, (D) such Liens do not attach to any other Property of the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries and (E) the Indebtedness secured by such Liens is permitted under Section 9.1(e) of this Agreement;

(k)Liens securing Indebtedness permitted under Section 9.1(k); provided that such Liens cover only (i) unearned premiums or dividends, (ii) loss payments which reduce the unearned premiums, subject however, to the interests of the Agent as mortgagee or loss payee and (iii) any interest in any state guarantee fund relating to any financed policy;

(l)(i) Liens of a collecting bank arising in the Ordinary Course of Business under Section 4‑210 of the Uniform Commercial Code in effect in the relevant jurisdiction and (ii) Liens of any depositary bank, commodities broker or securities intermediary in connection with statutory, common law and contractual rights of set-off and recoupment with respect to any deposit, commodities or securities account of the Borrower or any Subsidiary thereof;

(m)(i) contractual or statutory Liens of landlords to the extent relating to the property and assets relating to any lease agreements with such landlord, and (ii) contractual Liens of suppliers (including sellers of goods) or customers granted in the Ordinary Course of Business to the extent limited to the property or assets relating to such contract;

(n)any interest or title of a licensor, sublicensor, lessor or sublessor with respect to any assets under any license or lease agreement entered into in the Ordinary Course of Business which do not (i) interfere in any material respect with the business of the Borrower or its Subsidiaries or materially detract from the value of the relevant assets of the Borrower or its Subsidiaries or (ii) secure any Indebtedness; and

(o)Liens not otherwise permitted hereunder on assets other than the Collateral securing Indebtedness or other obligations in the aggregate principal amount not to exceed $25,000,000 at any time outstanding.  

Section 9.3Investments.  Purchase, own, invest in or otherwise acquire (in one transaction or a series of transactions), directly or indirectly, any Equity Interests, interests in any partnership or joint venture (including, without limitation, the creation or capitalization of any Subsidiary), evidence of Indebtedness or other obligation or security, substantially all or a portion of the business or assets of any other Person or any other investment or interest whatsoever in any other Person, or make or permit to exist, directly or indirectly, any loans, advances or extensions of credit to, or any investment in cash or by delivery of Property in, any Person (all the foregoing, “Investments”) except:

(a)Investments existing on the Closing Date in Subsidiaries existing on the Closing Date;

(b)Investments existing on the Closing Date (other than Investments in Subsidiaries existing on the Closing Date) and described on Schedule 9.3;

(c)Investments made after the Closing Date by any Borrower Party in any other Borrower Party;

(d)Investments made after the Closing Date by any Non-Guarantor Subsidiary in any Borrower Party (provided that any Investments in the form of loans or advances made by any Non-Guarantor Subsidiary to any Borrower Party pursuant to this clause (d) shall be subordinated to the Credit Agreement Obligations in a manner reasonably satisfactory to the Agent);

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