Credit Agreement

CREDIT AGREEMENT Dated as of April 16, 2013 Among CENVEO CORPORATION, as Borrower, CENVEO, INC., as a Guarantor, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., as Administrative Agent, an Issuing Bank and Swingline Lender BARCLAYS BANK PLC, GENERAL ELECTRIC CAPITAL CORPORATION ...

 
 
 
 
 

 
 


Dated as of April 16, 2013

among

CENVEO CORPORATION,
as Borrower,

CENVEO, INC.,
as a Guarantor,

BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,
as Administrative Agent, an Issuing Bank and Swingline Lender

BARCLAYS BANK PLC,
GENERAL ELECTRIC CAPITAL CORPORATION and
WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,
as Co-Syndication Agents,

PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
as Documentation Agent,

and

the other lenders party hereto
________________

BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,
BARCLAYS BANK PLC,
GENERAL ELECTRIC CAPITAL CORPORATION and
WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,
as Joint Lead Arrangers and Joint Book Managers
 
Cahill Gordon & Reindel llp
80 Pine Street
New York, NY  10005
(212) 701-3000
 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 
 
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SCHEDULES
 
1.02
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Material Contracts
1.03
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Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA
1.04
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Rebate Accruals
1.05
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Accounts
2.01
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Revolving Commitments and Applicable Percentages
2.13
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Existing Letters or Credit
5.08(b)
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Existing Liens
5.08(c)
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Owned Real Property
5.08(d)(i)
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Leased Real Property (Lessee)
5.08(d)(ii)
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Leased Real Property (Lessor)
5.08(e)
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Existing Investments
5.09
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Environmental Matters
5.13
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Subsidiaries and Other Equity Investments; Loan Parties
5.18
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Intellectual Property Matters
5.21
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Labor Matters
6.12
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Guarantors
6.20
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Deposit Accounts
7.01
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Existing Liens
7.02
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Existing Indebtedness
7.09
 
Restrictions
11.02
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Administrative Agent’s Office, Certain Addresses for Notices
11.06
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Processing and Recordation Fees
11.07
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Canadian Existing Liens
 
EXHIBITS
   
 
Form of
 
   
A-1
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Notice of Borrowing
A-2
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Notice of Conversion/Continuation
B-1
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Revolving Note
B-2
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Swingline Note
C
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Compliance Certificate
D
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Assignment and Assumption
E-1
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Guaranty
E-2
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Canadian Guaranty
F-1
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Security Agreement
F-2
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Canadian Security Agreement
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Mortgage
H-1
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Intellectual Property Security Agreement
H-2
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Canadian Intellectual Property Security Agreement
I-1
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Opinion Matters – Ian R. Scheinmann, Esq., Vice President, Legal Affairs of Holdings
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Opinion Matters – Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, Special New York Counsel to Loan Parties
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Opinion Matters – Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP, Colorado Counsel to Loan Parties
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Opinion Matters – DLA Piper LLP, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, North Carolina and Virginia Counsel to Loan Parties
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Opinion Matters – Bose McKinney & Evans LLP, Indiana Counsel to Loan Parties
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Opinion Matters – Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, Ontario Counsel to the Canadian Guarantors
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Opinion Matters – Stewart McKelvey, Nova Scotia Counsel to the Canadian Guarantors
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Joinder Agreement
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Pro Forma Adjustment Compliance Certificate
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Tax Status Certificate
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This CREDIT AGREEMENT (“Agreement”) is entered into as of April 16, 2013, among CENVEO CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation (the “Borrower”), CENVEO, INC., a Colorado corporation (“Holdings”), each lender from time to time party hereto (collectively, the “Lenders” and individually, a “Lender”), BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., as Administrative Agent, Issuing Bank and Swingline Lender, BARCLAYS BANK PLC, GENERAL ELECTRIC CAPITAL CORPORATION AND WELLS FARGO BANK , NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, as Co-Syndication Agents and PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, as Documentation Agent.
 
PRELIMINARY STATEMENTS:
 
On the Closing Date, Holdings, the Borrower, Bank of America, N.A., as administrative agent, and the lenders from time to time party thereto will enter into the Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement and on the Closing Date, the Borrower will use the proceeds of borrowings thereunder to refinance the term loans under the Existing Credit Agreement and terminate the revolving commitments under the Existing Credit Agreement simultaneously therewith.
 
In furtherance of the foregoing, (a) the Borrower has requested that the Lenders extend credit in the form of Revolving Loans in an aggregate principal amount at any time outstanding not to exceed $200,000,000, (b) the Borrower has requested that the Issuing Bank issue Letters of Credit in an aggregate stated amount at any time outstanding not to exceed $35,000,000 and (c) the Borrower has requested the Swingline Lender to extend credit in the form of Swingline Loans in an aggregate principal amount at any time outstanding not to exceed $20,000,000.
 
The Lenders are willing to extend such credit to the Borrower, the Swingline Lender is willing to make Swingline Loans to the Borrower and the Issuing Bank is willing to issue Letters of Credit for the account of the Borrower on the terms and subject to the conditions set forth herein.
 
 
DEFINITIONS AND ACCOUNTING TERMS
 
 
As used in this Agreement, the following terms shall have the meanings set forth below:
 
Account Debtor” means any Person who may become obligated to another Person under, with respect to, or on account of, an Account.
 
Accounts” means all “accounts,” as such term is defined in the UCC as in effect on the date hereof in the State of New York (or, with respect to any Canadian Guarantor, as such term is defined in the PPSA), in which any Person now or hereafter has rights.
 
Acquisition” by any Person, means the purchase or acquisition in a single transaction or a series of related transactions by any such Person, individually or, together with its Affiliates, of (a) any Equity Interest of any other Person (other than an existing Subsidiary of the Borrower) which are sufficient such that such other Person becomes a direct or indirect Subsidiary of the Borrower or (b) all or a substantial portion of the Property, including, without limitation, all or a substantial portion of the property comprising a division, business unit or line of business, of any other Person (other than a Subsidiary of the Borrower), whether involving a merger or consolidation with such other Person.  “Acquire” has a meaning correlative thereto.
 
Acquisitions and Investment Conditions” means, as to any relevant action contemplated in this Agreement, (i) no Event of Default has then occurred and is continuing or would result from any action, (ii) (a) Availability on a Pro Forma Basis immediately after giving effect to such action would be at least 17.5% of the Aggregate Commitments and (b) over the 30 consecutive days prior to consummation of such action, Availability on a Pro Forma Basis for such action  averaged no less than 17.5% of the Aggregate Commitments (for the avoidance of
 

 
 


doubt, Availability for each of the foregoing clauses (a) and (b) shall be calculated to include any applicable acquired entity’s working capital assets, subject to receipt by the Administrative Agent of satisfactory inventory appraisals and field examination information of such acquired entity from examiners and appraisers reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent) and (iii) the Consolidated Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio would be at least 1.0 to 1.0 on a Pro Forma Basis for such action.
 
Additional Senior Unsecured Notes” means any senior notes evidencing Indebtedness permitted under Section 7.02(j).
 
Adjustment Date” means the first day of January, April, July and October of each fiscal year.
 
Administrative Agent” means Bank of America in its capacity as administrative agent under any of the Loan Documents, or any successor administrative agent.
 
Administrative Agent’s Office” means the Administrative Agent’s address and, as appropriate, account as set forth on Schedule 11.02, or such other address or account as the Administrative Agent may from time to time notify to the Borrower and the Lenders.
 
Administrative Questionnaire” means an Administrative Questionnaire in a form supplied by the Administrative Agent.
 
Affiliate” means, with respect to any 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 Parties” has the meaning specified in Section 11.02(c).
 
Agent-Related Person” means the Administrative Agent and its affiliates and the officers, directors, employees, agents and attorneys-in-fact of the Administrative Agent and its affiliates.
 
Aggregate Commitments” means, at any time, the aggregate amount of the Revolving Commitments of all Lenders.
 
Aggregate Exposures” means, at any time, the sum of (a) the aggregate Outstanding Amount of all Revolving Loans plus (b) the LC Exposure, each determined at such time.
 
Agreement” means this Credit Agreement.
 
Anti-Terrorism Laws” means Law related to terrorism financing or money laundering including the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act (“USA PATRIOT Act”) of 2001 (Title III of Pub. L. 107-56), The Currency and Foreign Transactions Reporting Act (also known as the “Bank Secrecy Act,” 31 U.S.C. §§ 5311-5330 and 12 U.S.C. §§ 1818(s), 1820(b) and 1951-1959), the Trading With the Enemy Act (50 U.S.C. § 1 et seq., as amended), Executive Order 13224 (effective September 24, 2001) and Canadian Anti-Terrorism and AML Legislation.
 
Applicable Margin” means, with respect to any Type of Revolving Loan, the per annum margin set forth below, as determined by the Average Availability as of the most recent Adjustment Date:
 
Level
Average Availability (percentage of
Aggregate Commitments)
 
Base Rate Loans
 
Eurodollar Rate Loans
I
≥  66%
1.00%
2.00%
II
≥  33% but < 66%
1.25%
2.25%
III
< 33%
1.50%
2.50%


 
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Until completion of the second full fiscal quarter after the Closing Date, the Applicable Margin shall be determined as if Level I were applicable.  Thereafter, the Applicable Margin shall be subject to increase or decrease on the first Business Day of each fiscal quarter based on Average Availability, and each such increase or decrease in the Applicable Margin shall be effective on the Adjustment Date occurring immediately after the last day of the fiscal quarter most recently ended.  If the Borrower fails to deliver any Borrowing Base Certificate on or before the date required for delivery thereof, then, at the option of the Required Lenders, the Applicable Margin shall be determined as if Level III were applicable, from the first day of the calendar month following the date such Borrowing Base Certificate was required to be delivered until the date of delivery of such Borrowing Base Certificate.
 
Applicable Percentage” means, with respect to any Lender at any time, the percentage (carried out to the ninth decimal place) of the Aggregate Commitments represented by the principal amount of such Lender’s Revolving Commitment at such time.  The initial Applicable Percentage of each Lender is set forth opposite the name of such Lender on Schedule 2.01 hereto or in the Assignment and Assumption pursuant to which such Lender becomes a party hereto, as applicable.
 
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.
 
Approved Processor” means a processor at which Inventory in an amount in excess of $100,000 is located and has entered into a Landlord Lien Waiver and Access Agreement.
 
Assignee Group” means two or more Eligible Assignees that are Affiliates of one another or two or more Approved Funds managed by the same investment advisor.
 
Assignment and Assumption” means an assignment and assumption entered into by a Lender and an Eligible Assignee (with the consent of any party whose consent is required by Section 11.06(b)), and accepted by the Administrative Agent, in substantially the form of Exhibit D or any other form approved by the Administrative Agent.
 
Assignment Taxes” has the meaning specified in the definition of “Other Taxes.”
 
Attributable Indebtedness” means, on any date, (a) in respect of any Capitalized Lease of any Person, the capitalized amount thereof that would appear on a balance sheet of such Person prepared as of such date in accordance with GAAP, (b) in respect of any Synthetic Lease Obligation, the capitalized amount of the remaining lease or similar payments under the relevant lease or other applicable agreement or instrument that would appear on a balance sheet of such Person prepared as of such date in accordance with GAAP if such lease or other agreement or instrument were accounted for as a Capitalized Lease and (c) all Synthetic Debt of such Person.
 
Audited Financial Statements” means the audited consolidated balance sheet of Holdings and its Subsidiaries for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2012, and the related consolidated statements of income or operations, shareholders’ equity and cash flows for such fiscal year of Holdings and its Subsidiaries, including the notes thereto, in each case as included in Holdings’ Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2012.
 
Availability” means, as of any applicable date, the amount by which the Line Cap at such time exceeds the Aggregate Exposures on such date.
 
Average Availability” means, at any Adjustment Date, the average daily Availability for the fiscal quarter immediately preceding such Adjustment Date.
 
Average Usage” means, on any date of determination, the average utilization of Revolving Commitments during the immediately preceding fiscal quarter.
 
Bank of America” means Bank of America, N.A. and its successors.
 

 
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Bank Product” means any of the following products, services or facilities extended to the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries:  (a) Cash Management Services; (b) products under Swap Contracts; (c) commercial credit card and merchant card services; (d) foreign exchange banking products and services; and (e) other banking products or services as may be requested by the Borrower, other than Letters of Credit.
 
Bank Product Debt” means Indebtedness and other obligations of the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries relating to Bank Products.
 
Bank Product Reserve” means the aggregate amount of reserves established by the Administrative Agent from time to time in its Permitted Discretion in respect of Secured Bank Product Obligations.
 
Base Rate” means, for any day, a fluctuating rate per annum equal to the highest of (a) the Federal Funds Rate plus 1/2 of 1%, (b) the rate of interest in effect for such day as publicly announced from time to time by Bank of America as its “prime rate” and (c) the Eurodollar Rate for an Interest Period of one month plus 1.00%.  The “prime rate” is a rate set by Bank of America based upon various factors including Bank of America’s costs and desired return, general economic conditions and other factors, and is used as a reference point for pricing some loans, which may be priced at, above, or below such announced rate.  Any change in the Base Rate due to a change in the “prime rate” or the Federal Funds Rate shall take effect at the opening of business on the day specified in the public announcement of such change.  For the purposes of subsection (c) above, the Eurodollar Rate shall be determined daily and any change in the Eurodollar Rate shall take effect on the day of such change.
 
Base Rate Loan” means a Revolving Loan that bears interest based on the Base Rate.
 
Borrower” has the meaning specified in the introductory paragraph hereto.
 
Borrower Materials” has the meaning specified in Section 6.02.
 
Borrowing” means a borrowing consisting of simultaneous Revolving Loans of the same Type and, in the case of Eurodollar Rate Loans, having the same Interest Period made by each of the Lenders pursuant to Section 2.02.
 
Borrowing Base” means, at any time of calculation, the Dollar Equivalent sum of, without duplication:
 
(a)           85% of Eligible Accounts of the Loan Parties, plus
 
(b)           the lesser of (x) 65% of the lesser of Cost (on a basis consistent with the Loan Parties’ historical accounting practices) or market value of Eligible Inventory of the Loan Parties and (y) 85% of the appraised NOLV Percentage of Eligible Inventory of the Loan Parties; minus
 
(c)           any Reserves established from time to time by the Administrative Agent in accordance herewith.
 
The Administrative Agent shall (i) promptly notify the Borrower in writing (including via e-mail) whenever it determines that the Borrowing Base set forth on a Borrowing Base Certificate differs from the Borrowing Base, (ii) discuss the basis for any such deviation and any changes proposed by the Borrower, including the reasons for any impositions of or changes in Reserves or any change in advance rates with respect to Eligible Accounts (in the Administrative Agent’s Permitted Discretion and subject to the definition thereof) or eligibility criteria, with the Borrower, (iii) consider, in the exercise of its Permitted Discretion, any additional factual information provided by the Borrower relating to the determination of the Borrowing Base and (iv) promptly notify the Borrower of its decision with respect to any changes proposed by the Borrower.  Pending a decision by the Administrative Agent to make any requested change, the initial determination of the Borrowing Base by the Administrative Agent shall continue to constitute the Borrowing Base.
 
Borrowing Base Certificate” means a certificate of a Responsible Officer of the Borrower substantially in the form of Exhibit M.
 

 
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Business Day” means any day other than a Saturday, Sunday or other day on which commercial banks are authorized to close under the Laws of, or are in fact closed in, the state where the Administrative Agent’s Office is located, Stamford, Connecticut or New York, New York and, if such day relates to any Eurodollar Rate Loan, means any such day that is a London Banking Day.
 
Canadian Anti-Terrorism and AML Legislation” means the anti-terrorist provisions of the Criminal Code (Canada), the Proceeds of Crime Act, the Terrorist Financing Act (Canada), the United Nations Suppression of Terrorism Regulations and the Anti-terrorism Act (Canada) and all regulations and orders made thereunder.
 
Canadian Benefit Plan” means any employee benefit, health, welfare, supplemental unemployment benefit, bonus, pension, supplemental pension, profit sharing, retiring allowance, severance, deferred compensation, stock compensation, stock purchase, unit purchase, retirement, life, hospitalization insurance, medical, dental, disability or other employee group or similar benefit or employment plans or supplemental arrangements applicable to the Canadian Employees other than statutory employee plans or the Canadian Pension Plans.
 
Canadian Dollars” and “Cdn$” mean lawful currency of Canada.
 
Canadian Employee” means any employee or former employee of a Canadian Guarantor.
 
Canadian Existing Lien Reserve” means, until the date that the Canadian Guarantor delivers (i) an estoppel letter in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, or (ii) confirmation of discharge, in each case in respect of those PPSA registrations listed on Schedule 11.07, a reserve equal to 150% of the liabilities owing to the secured party under such registration.
 
Canadian Guarantor” means Cenveo Canada and each other Canadian Subsidiary of Holdings that is, or becomes, a Guarantor hereunder.
 
Canadian Intellectual Property Security Agreement” has the meaning specified in Section 4.01(a)(v).
 
Canadian IP Security Agreement Supplement” has the meaning specified in Section 1.03 of the Canadian Security Agreement.
 
Canadian Mortgage” has the meaning specified in Section 6.21(a)(i).
 
Canadian Multi-Employer Pension Plan” means any multi-employer pension plan as that term is defined under Section 147.1(1) of the Income Tax Act (Canada).
 
Canadian Pension Legislation” means the Pension Benefits Act (Ontario), and any Canadian federal, provincial, territorial or local counterparts or equivalents.
 
 
Canadian Pension Plan” means any pension plan that is required to be registered under the Income Tax Act (Canada) and contributed to by a Canadian Guarantor for its Canadian Employees, including a pension plan that is subject to the Pension Benefits Act (Ontario) or other Canadian Pension Legislation and includes any Canadian Multi-Employer Pension Plan to which a Canadian Guarantor is required by contract to contribute to for its Canadian Employees but does not include the Canada Pension Plan maintained by the Government of Canada or Quebec Pension Plan maintained by the Government of Quebec.
 
Canadian Priority Payables Reserve” means, on any date of determination, reserves established by the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion for amounts payable by Canadian Guarantors and secured by any Liens, choate or inchoate, which rank or which would reasonably be expected to rank in priority to or pari passu with the Administrative Agent’s Liens on Collateral in the Borrowing Base, including, without duplication, amounts deemed to be held in trust, or held in trust, pursuant to applicable Law and/or for amounts which represent costs in connection with the preservation, protection, collection or realization of the Collateral included in the Borrowing Base, any such amounts due and not paid for wages, vacation pay, amounts (including severance pay) payable under the Wage Earner Protection Program Act (Canada) or under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (Canada) or the

 
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Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (Canada), amounts due and not paid under any legislation relating to workers’ compensation or to employment insurance, all amounts deducted or withheld and not paid and remitted when due under the Income Tax Act (Canada), sales tax, goods and services tax, value added tax, harmonized tax, excise tax, tax payable pursuant to Part IX of the Excise Tax Act (Canada) or similar applicable provincial legislation, government royalties, amounts currently or past due and not paid for realty, municipal or similar taxes and all amounts currently or past due and not contributed, remitted or paid in respect of any Canadian Pension Plan, or any similar statutory or other claims that would have or would reasonably be expected to have priority over or pari passu with any Liens on Collateral in the Borrowing Base granted to the Administrative Agent in the future (including, as the case may be, in respect of any wind up deficiency or solvency deficiency, whether or not yet due or payable).
 
 

Canadian Security Agreement” has the meaning specified in Section 4.01(a)(iii).
 
Canadian Security Agreement Supplement” has the meaning specified in Section 1.03 of the Canadian Security Agreement.
 
Canadian Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary that is organized under the laws of Canada or any province or territory thereof.
 
Capital Expenditures” means, with respect to any Person for any period, any expenditure in respect of the purchase or other acquisition of any fixed or capital asset (excluding normal replacements and maintenance which are properly charged to current operations).  For purposes of this definition, the purchase price of equipment that is purchased simultaneously with the trade-in of existing equipment or with Insurance Proceeds shall be included in Capital Expenditures only to the extent of the gross amount by which such purchase price exceeds the credit granted by the seller of such equipment for the equipment being traded in at such time or the amount of such Insurance Proceeds, as the case may be.  It is understood and agreed that for purposes of calculating the Consolidated Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio, Capital Expenditures shall never be less than zero.
 
Capitalized Leases” means all leases that have been or should be, in accordance with GAAP, recorded as capitalized leases.
 
Cash Collateralize” means to pledge and deposit with or deliver to the Administrative Agent for deposit into the LC Collateral Account, for the benefit of the Administrative Agent, the Issuing Bank or the Swingline Lender (as applicable) and the Lenders, cash as collateral for the LC Exposure, Obligations in respect of Swingline Loans, or obligations of Lenders to fund participations in respect of either thereof (as the context may require) in accordance with Section 2.13(j).  “Cash Collateral” has a meaning correlative to the foregoing and shall include the proceeds of such cash collateral and other credit support.
 
 “Cash Equivalents” means any of the following types of Investments, to the extent owned by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries free and clear of all Liens (other than Liens created under the Collateral Documents):
 
(a)           readily marketable obligations issued or directly and fully guaranteed or insured by the United States of America or Canada or any agency or instrumentality thereof having maturities of not more than one year from the date of acquisition thereof; provided that the full faith and credit of the United States of America or Canada, as the case may be, is pledged in support thereof;
 
(b)           time deposits with, or insured certificates of deposit or bankers’ acceptances of, any nationally-recognized securities dealer or any commercial bank, trust company, savings and loan association or savings bank that (i) (A) is a Lender or (B) is (x) organized under the laws of the United States of America, any state thereof or the District of Columbia, or is organized under the laws of Canada, or any province or territory thereof, or a political subdivision thereof, (y) a U.S. branch of any such institution organized under the laws of any other country that is a member of the OECD, or (z) the principal banking subsidiary of a bank holding company organized under the laws of the United States of America, any state thereof or the District of Columbia, and is a member of the Federal Reserve System, (ii) issues (or the parent of which issues) commercial paper rated as described in clause (c) of this definition and (iii) has combined capital
 

 
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and surplus of at least $1,000,000,000, in each case with maturities of not more than 180 days from the date of acquisition thereof;
 
(c)           commercial paper issued by any Person organized under the laws of any state of the United States of America or any province or territory of Canada and rated at least “Prime-2” (or the then equivalent grade) by Moody’s or at least “A-2” (or the then equivalent grade) by S&P, in each case with maturities of not more than 180 days from the date of acquisition thereof;
 
(d)           Investments, classified in accordance with GAAP as current assets of the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries, in money market investment programs registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940, which are administered by financial institutions that have the highest rating obtainable from either Moody’s or S&P, and the portfolios of which are limited solely to Investments of the character, quality and maturity described in clauses (a), (b) and (c) of this definition; and
 
(e)           obligations with any Lender, any other bank or trust company described in clause (b) above, or any nationally-recognized securities dealer, in respect of the repurchase of obligations of the type described in clause (a) above, provided that such repurchase obligations shall be fully secured by obligations of the type described in said clause and the possession of such obligations shall be transferred to, and segregated from other obligations owned by, such Lender, such other bank or trust company or such securities dealer.
 
Cash Management Services” means any services provided from time to time to the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries in connection with operating, collections, payroll, trust, or other depository or disbursement accounts, including automated clearinghouse, e-payable, electronic funds transfer, wire transfer, controlled disbursement, overdraft, depository, information reporting, lockbox and stop payment services.
 
Cenveo Canada” means Cenveo McLaren Morris and Todd Company, a Nova Scotia unlimited company.
 
CERCLA” means the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980.
 
CFC” means a Person that is a controlled foreign corporation under Section 957 of the Code.
 
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 or application thereof by any Governmental Authority or (c) the making or issuance of any request, guideline or directive (whether or not having the force of law) by any Governmental Authority; provided that notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, (x) the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and all requests, rules, guidelines or directives thereunder or issued in connection therewith and (y) all requests, rules, guidelines or directives promulgated by the Bank for International Settlements, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (or any successor or similar authority) or the United States or foreign regulatory authorities, in each case pursuant to Basel III, shall in each case be deemed to be a “Change in Law,” regardless of the date enacted, adopted or issued.
 
Change of Control” means an event or series of events by which:
 
(a)           any “person” or “group” (as such terms are used in Sections 13(d) and 14(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, but excluding any employee benefit plan of such person or its subsidiaries, and any person or entity acting in its capacity as trustee, agent or other fiduciary or administrator of any such plan), except the Permitted Holders, becomes the “beneficial owner” (as defined in Rules 13d-3 and 13d-5 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934), directly or indirectly, of 35% or more of the equity securities of Holdings entitled to vote for members of the board of directors or equivalent governing body of Holdings on a fully-diluted basis; or
 
(b)           during any period of 12 consecutive months, a majority of the members of the board of directors or other equivalent governing body of Holdings cease to be composed of individuals (i) who were
 

 
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members of that board or equivalent governing body on the first day of such period, (ii) whose election or nomination to that board or equivalent governing body was approved by individuals referred to in clause (i) above constituting at the time of such election or nomination at least a majority of that board or equivalent governing body or (iii) whose election or nomination to that board or other equivalent governing body was approved by individuals referred to in clauses (i) and (ii) above constituting at the time of such election or nomination at least a majority of that board or equivalent governing body (excluding, in the case of both clause (ii) and clause (iii), any individual whose initial nomination for, or assumption of office as, a member of that board or equivalent governing body occurs as a result of an actual or threatened solicitation of proxies or consents for the election or removal of one or more directors by any person or group other than a solicitation for the election of one or more directors by or on behalf of the board of directors); or
 
(c)           any Person or two or more Persons acting in concert (excluding the Permitted Holders) shall have acquired by contract or otherwise, the power to exercise, directly or indirectly, a controlling influence over the management or policies of Holdings, or control over the equity securities of Holdings entitled to vote for members of the board of directors or equivalent governing body of Holdings on a fully-diluted basis representing 35% or more of the combined voting power of such securities; or
 
(d)           Holdings shall cease, directly or indirectly, to own and control legally and beneficially all of the Equity Interests in the Borrower.
 
Chattel Paper” has the meaning provided in Article 9 of the UCC (or, with respect to any Canadian Guarantor, as such term is defined in the PPSA).
 
Closing Date” means April 16, 2013.
 
Co-Syndication Agents” has the meaning assigned to such term in the preamble hereto.
 
Code” means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
 
Collateral” means all of the “Collateral” and “Mortgaged Property” referred to in the Collateral Documents and all of the other property that is or is intended under the terms of the Collateral Documents to be subject to Liens in favor of the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties.
 
Collateral Documents” means, collectively, the Security Agreement, the Canadian Security Agreement, the Intellectual Property Security Agreement, the Canadian Intellectual Property Security Agreement, the Mortgages, the Canadian Mortgages, the Deposit Account Control Agreements, the Security Agreement Supplements, the Canadian Security Agreement Supplements, the IP Security Agreement Supplements, the Canadian IP Security Agreement Supplements, or other similar agreements delivered to the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 6.12, and each of the other agreements, instruments or documents that creates or purports to create a Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties.
 
Commitment” means, with respect to any Lender, such Lender’s Revolving Commitment, LC Commitment or Swingline Commitment, or any Extended Revolving Loan Commitment.
 
Commodity Exchange Act” means the Commodity Exchange Act (7 U.S.C. § 1 et seq.), as amended from time to time, and any successor statute.
 
Compliance Certificate” means a certificate substantially in the form of Exhibit C.
 
Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA” means, at any date of determination, an amount equal to Consolidated Net Income of Holdings and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis for the most recently completed Measurement Period plus (a) the following to the extent deducted in calculating such Consolidated Net Income for such Measurement Period:  (i) Consolidated Interest Charges, (ii) the provision for Federal, state, local and foreign income taxes payable and tax contingencies, (iii) depreciation and amortization expense and (iv) non-cash charges resulting from the write-down of goodwill, furniture, fixtures, equipment and software, minus (b) the following to the extent added
 

 
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in calculating such Consolidated Net Income for such Measurement Period:  (i) Federal, state, local and foreign income tax credits and tax contingency credits and (ii) all non-cash items increasing Consolidated Net Income (in each case of or by Holdings and its Subsidiaries for such Measurement Period), and excluding (c) without duplication, the following to the extent included in the calculation of Consolidated Net Income for such Measurement Period:  (i) cash restructuring, integration, impairment and related fees, expenses and charges in an aggregate amount of up to the lesser of (x) 5.0% of Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA (prior to giving effect to any addbacks pursuant to this clause (i)) and (y) $10,000,000 during any fiscal year, (ii) non-cash restructuring, integration, impairment and related fees, expenses and charges, (iii) the results of operations and gain (loss) on the Disposition of non-strategic assets, businesses and discontinued operations, (iv) stock based compensation expense, (v) gain (loss) on the early extinguishment of Indebtedness, (vi) cumulative effect of changes in accounting principles, (vii) non-cash extraordinary gains and non-cash extraordinary losses for such Measurement Period and (viii) other non-cash non-recurring charges and expenses (in each case of or by Holdings and its Subsidiaries for such Measurement Period).  For the purpose of calculating the Financial Covenant, Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA shall be calculated on a Pro Forma Basis in accordance with the provisions in Section 1.03.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA shall be the amount set forth on Schedule 1.03 for each of the respective periods referenced therein.
 
Consolidated First Lien Leverage Ratio” has the meaning assigned to such term in the Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement as in effect on the Closing Date.
 
Consolidated Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio” means, for any period of four consecutive fiscal quarters for which financial statements were required to have been delivered in accordance with Section 6.01, the ratio of (a) Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA for such period, minus (x) Capital Expenditures paid in cash (excluding any Capital Expenditures to the extent financed with the proceeds of any Indebtedness (other than Indebtedness hereunder)) for such period, (y) the amount of cash payments made during such period by Holdings, the Borrower and their respective Subsidiaries in respect of federal, state, provincial, local and foreign income taxes during such period and (z) Restricted Payments permitted by Section 7.06(d) paid in cash for such period to (b) Consolidated Fixed Charges for such period.  In making any determination of the Consolidated Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio, in the event that the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries incurs, assumes, guarantees, repays, repurchases, redeems, defeases or otherwise discharges any Indebtedness (other than in the case of revolving credit borrowings, in which case interest expense will be computed based upon the average daily balance of such Indebtedness during the Measurement Period), in each case, subsequent to the commencement of the period for which the Consolidated Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio is being calculated and on or prior to the date on which the event for which the calculation of the Consolidated Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio is made (the “Calculation Date”), then the Consolidated Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio will be calculated on a Pro Forma Basis as if such incurrence, assumption, guarantee, repayment, repurchase, redemption, defeasance or other discharge of Indebtedness, and the use of the proceeds therefrom, had occurred at the beginning of the Measurement Period.
 
For purposes of this definition, if any Indebtedness bears a floating rate of interest and is being calculated on a Pro Forma Basis, the interest on such Indebtedness will be calculated as if the rate in effect on the Calculation Date had been the applicable rate for the entire period (taking into account any hedging obligations applicable to such Indebtedness if such hedging obligations have a remaining term in excess of 12 months as of the Calculation Date).  For purposes of this definition, interest on obligations in respect of Capitalized Leases will be deemed to accrue at an interest rate reasonably determined by a Responsible Officer of the Borrower to be the rate of interest implicit in such obligations in accordance with GAAP.  For purposes of making the computation referred to above, interest on any Indebtedness under a revolving credit facility computed on a pro forma basis will be computed based upon the average daily balance of such Indebtedness during the applicable period.  Interest on Indebtedness that may optionally be determined at an interest rate based upon a factor of a prime or similar rate, a eurocurrency interbank offered rate, or other rate, will be deemed to have been based upon the rate actually chosen, or, if none, then based upon such optional rate chosen as the Borrower may designate.
 
Consolidated Fixed Charges” means, for any period of four consecutive fiscal quarters for which financial statements were required to have been delivered in accordance with Section 6.01, for Holdings, the Borrower and their respective Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis, the sum, without duplication, of (a) Consolidated Interest Charges for such period to the extent paid in cash (or accrued and payable during such period on a current basis in cash), (b) the aggregate amount of scheduled amortization payments of principal made during such period in respect of Consolidated Funded Indebtedness of Holdings, the Borrower and their respective Subsidiaries and (c) to the
 

 
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extent not deducted from Consolidated Net Income to determine Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA during such period, amounts paid during such period with respect to any pension and other post-employment benefit liabilities.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, for purposes of calculating Consolidated Fixed Charges for any period that includes a fiscal quarter (or portion thereof) prior to the Closing Date, Consolidated Fixed Charges shall be calculated from the period from the Closing Date to the date of determination divided by the number of days in such period and multiplied by 365.
 
Consolidated Funded Indebtedness” means, as of any date of determination, for Holdings and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis, the sum of (a) the outstanding principal amount of (i) all obligations, whether current or long-term, for borrowed money (including Obligations hereunder) and (ii) all obligations evidenced by bonds, debentures, notes, loan agreements or other similar instruments, (b) all purchase money Indebtedness, (c) all direct obligations arising under letters of credit (including standby and commercial), bankers’ acceptances, bank guaranties, surety bonds and similar instruments, (d) all obligations in respect of the deferred purchase price of property or services (other than trade accounts payable in the ordinary course of business), (e) all Attributable Indebtedness, (f) without duplication, all Guarantees with respect to outstanding Indebtedness of the types specified in clauses (a) through (e) above of Persons other than Holdings or any Subsidiary thereof, and (g) all Indebtedness of the types referred to in clauses (a) through (e) above of any partnership or joint venture (other than a joint venture that is itself a corporation, limited liability company or similar legal entity) in which Holdings or a Subsidiary thereof is a general partner or joint venturer, except to the extent such Indebtedness is expressly made non-recourse to Holdings or such Subsidiary.  For the purpose of calculating the Financial Covenant, Consolidated Funded Indebtedness shall be calculated on a Pro Forma Basis in accordance with the provisions in Section 1.03.
 
Consolidated Interest Charges” means, at any date of determination, the sum of (a) all cash interest, premium payments, debt discount, fees, charges and related expenses in connection with borrowed money (including capitalized interest) or in connection with the deferred purchase price of assets, in each case to the extent treated as interest in accordance with GAAP, (b) all interest that is treated as “interest” under GAAP that is paid or payable with respect to discontinued operations, and (c) the portion of rent expense under Capitalized Leases that is treated as interest expense in accordance with GAAP, in each case, of or by Holdings and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis for the most recently completed Measurement Period.  For the purpose of calculating the Financial Covenant, Consolidated Interest Charges shall be calculated on a Pro Forma Basis in accordance with the provisions in Section 1.03.
 
Consolidated Leverage Ratio” has the meaning assigned to such term in the Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement as in effect on the Closing Date.
 
 “Consolidated Net Income” means, at any date of determination, the net income (or loss) of Holdings and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis for the most recently completed Measurement Period; provided that Consolidated Net Income shall exclude (a) the net income of any Subsidiary (other than any Loan Party) during such Measurement Period to the extent that the declaration or payment of dividends or similar distributions by such Subsidiary of such income is not permitted by operation of the terms of its Organization Documents or any agreement, instrument or Law applicable to such Subsidiary during such Measurement Period, except that Holdings’ equity in any net loss of any such Subsidiary for such Measurement Period shall be included in determining Consolidated Net Income, and (b) any income (or loss) for such Measurement Period of any Person if such Person is not a Subsidiary, except that Holdings’ equity in the net income of any such Person for such Measurement Period shall be included in Consolidated Net Income up to the aggregate amount of cash actually distributed by such Person during such Measurement Period to Holdings or a Subsidiary as a dividend or other distribution (and in the case of a dividend or other distribution to a Subsidiary (other than any Loan Party), such Subsidiary is not precluded from further distributing such amount as described in clause (a) of this proviso).  For the purpose of calculating the Financial Covenant, Consolidated Net Income shall be calculated on a Pro Forma Basis in accordance with the provisions in Section 1.03.
 
Consolidated Secured Debt Ratio” has the meaning assigned to such term in the Senior Notes Indenture as in effect on the Closing Date.
 
Contractual Obligation” means, as to any Person, any provision of any security issued by such Person or of any agreement, instrument or other undertaking to which such Person is a party or by which it or any of its property is bound.
 

 
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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.
 
Cost” means, as reasonably determined by the Administrative Agent in good faith, with respect to Inventory, the lower of (a) cost computed on a specific identification or first in first out basis or (b) market value, provided that for purposes of the calculation of Borrowing Base, the Cost of Inventory shall not include (A) the portion of the cost of Inventory equal to the profit earned by any Affiliate on the sale thereof to the Borrower or another Loan Party, (B) write-ups or write-downs in cost with respect to currency exchange rates or (C) any “step-ups” calculated in connection with any Acquisition.
 
Credit Event” means the making of any Revolving Loan.
 
Credit Extension” means, as the context may require, (i) a Credit Event or (ii) the issuance, amendment, extension or renewal of any Letter of Credit by the Issuing Bank or the amendment, extension or renewal of any Existing Letter of Credit; provided that “Credit Extensions” shall not include (A) conversions and continuations of outstanding Revolving Loans or (B) amendments to any Letter of Credit that do not increase the stated amount thereof or extend the expiration date thereof.
 
Debt Rating” means, as of any date of determination, the rating as determined by either S&P or Moody’s of the Indebtedness under the Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement.
 
Debtor Relief Laws” means the Bankruptcy Code of the United States, the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (Canada), the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (Canada) , the Winding-Up Act (Canada) 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, Canada, any state, province or territory thereof, or of any other applicable jurisdictions, from time to time in effect and affecting the rights of creditors generally (including, as the case may be, applicable corporate statutes).
 
Default” means any event or condition that constitutes an Event of Default or that, with the giving of any notice, the passage of time, or both, would be an Event of Default.
 
Default Rate” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.06(c).
 
Defaulting Lender” means any Lender that (a) has failed to perform any funding obligations hereunder, or that has failed to pay to the Administrative Agent, any Issuing Bank, any 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) and, in each case, such failure is not cured within three Business Days; (b) has notified the Administrative Agent or the Borrower that such Lender does not intend to comply with its funding obligations hereunder or has made a public statement to the effect that it does not intend to comply with its funding obligations hereunder or under any other credit facility; (c) has failed, within three Business Days following request by the Administrative Agent, to confirm in a manner satisfactory to the Administrative Agent that such Lender will comply with its funding obligations hereunder; or (d) has, or has a direct or indirect parent company that has, become the subject of an insolvency proceeding or taken any action in furtherance thereof; provided, however, that a Lender shall not be a Defaulting Lender solely by virtue of a Governmental Authority’s ownership of any equity interest in such Lender or parent company.
 
Deposit Account” has the meaning assigned thereto in Article 9 of the UCC and, with respect to any Canadian Guarantor, means any demand, time, savings, checking, passbook, deposit, collection, lock-box or other similar account maintained with any financial institution.
 
Deposit Account Control Agreement” means a Deposit Account control agreement to be executed by each institution maintaining a Deposit Account (other than an Excluded Deposit Account) for the Borrower or any other Loan Party, in each case as required by and in accordance with the terms of Section 6.20.
 

 
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Designated Jurisdiction” means any country or territory to the extent that such country or territory itself is the subject of any Sanction.
 
Designated Lenders” means the collective reference to (a) any Defaulting Lenders and (b) any Impacted Lenders with respect to which the Borrower has been required to provide cash collateral or other credit support to the Issuing Bank or the Swingline Lender, as the case may be, or otherwise as a result of which the Borrower cannot obtain a Letter of Credit or a Swingline Loan hereunder.
 
Dilution Reserve” means a reserve in an amount equal to the sum of the following: (a) the aggregate amount of rebate accruals described on Schedule 1.04 attached hereto established by the Borrower from time to time and reflected on the most recent balance sheet of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries; and (b) an additional amount determined by the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion from time to time.
 
Disposition” or “Dispose” means the sale, transfer, license, lease or other disposition (including any sale and leaseback transaction) of any real or personal property by any Person (or the granting of any option or other right to do any of the foregoing), including any sale, assignment, transfer or other disposal, with or without recourse, of any notes or accounts receivable or any rights and claims associated therewith.
 
Distress Event” means, with respect to any Person (each, a “Distressed Person”), (i) a voluntary or involuntary case (or comparable proceeding) has been commenced with respect to such Person under any Debtor Relief Law, (ii) a custodian, conservator, receiver, national receiver, trustee, monitor, liquidator, administrator, interim receiver or similar official has been appointed for such Person or for any substantial part of such Person’s assets, or (iii) such Person has made a general assignment for the benefit of creditors or has otherwise been adjudicated as, or determined by any Governmental Authority having regulatory authority over such Person or its assets to be, insolvent or bankrupt; provided, that a Lender shall not be a Distressed Person solely as the result of the acquisition or ownership of an equity interest in such Lender or any Person controlling such Lender or the exercise of control over a Lender or any Person controlling such Lender by a Governmental Authority or instrumentality thereof so long as such ownership interest does not result in or provide such Lender with immunity from the jurisdiction of the courts of the United States or from the enforcement of judgments or writs of attachment on its assets or permit such Lender (or such Governmental Authority) to reject, repudiate, disavow or disaffirm any contracts or agreements made with such Lenders.
 
Distressed Person” has the meaning specified in the definition of “Distress Event.”
 
Distribution Conditions” means as to any relevant action contemplated in this Agreement, (i) no Event of Default has then occurred and is continuing or would result from such action, (ii) (a) Availability on a Pro Forma Basis immediately after giving effect to such action would be at least 25.0% of the Aggregate Commitments and (b) over the 30 consecutive days prior to consummation of such action, Availability on a Pro Forma Basis for such action averaged no less than 25.0% of the Aggregate Commitments and (iii) the Consolidated Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio would be at least 1.1 to 1.0 on a Pro Forma Basis for such action.
 
Dollar” and “$” mean lawful money of the United States.
 
Dollar Equivalent” means on any date, with respect to any amount denominated in Dollars, such amount in Dollars, and with respect to any stated amount denominated in a currency other than Dollars, the equivalent amount thereof in Dollars as determined by the Administrative Agent (which determination shall be conclusive and binding absent manifest error) pursuant to Sections 1.07 and 1.08.
 
Domestic Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary that is organized under the laws of the United States, any state thereof or the District of Columbia.
 
Dominion Account” means a special concentration account established by the Borrower at Bank of America, N.A. or another bank reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent over which the Administrative Agent has exclusive control for withdrawal purposes pursuant to the terms and provisions of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents.
 

 
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Effective Yield” means, as to any Revolving Loans, the effective yield on such Revolving Loans as determined by the Administrative Agent, taking into account the applicable interest rate margins, any interest rate floors or similar devices and all fees, including upfront or similar fees or original issue discount (amortized over the shorter of (x) the Weighted Average Life to Maturity of such Revolving Loans and (y) the four years following the date of incurrence thereof) payable generally to Lenders making such Revolving Loans, but excluding any arrangement, structuring or other fees payable in connection therewith that are not generally shared with the relevant Lenders and customary consent fees paid generally to consenting Lenders.
 
Eligible Accounts” means an Account owing to any Loan Party that arises in the ordinary course of business from the sale of goods, is payable in Dollars or Canadian Dollars (or other currencies acceptable to the Administrative Agent) and is deemed by the Administrative Agent, in its Permitted Discretion, to be an Eligible Account. Without limiting the foregoing, no Account shall be an Eligible Account if: (a) it is unpaid for more than 60 days after the original due date, or more than 90 days after the original invoice date; provided, that, notwithstanding the foregoing, up to $1,000,000 in the aggregate at any time outstanding of Accounts on Schedule 1.05, which may remain unpaid up to 120 days after the original invoice date, will not be considered ineligible under this clause (a); (b) 50% or more of the Accounts owing by the Account Debtor are not Eligible Accounts; (c) when aggregated with other Accounts owing by the Account Debtor and its Affiliates, it exceeds 15% of the aggregate Eligible Accounts (or such higher percentage as the Administrative Agent may establish for the Account Debtor from time to time); (d) it is owing by a creditor or supplier, or is otherwise subject to a potential offset, counterclaim, dispute, deduction, discount, recoupment, reserve, defense, chargeback, credit or allowance (but ineligibility shall be limited to the amount thereof); (e) an insolvency proceeding has been commenced by or against the Account Debtor; or the Account Debtor has suspended or ceased doing business, is liquidating, dissolving or winding up its affairs, is not Solvent, or is subject to any country sanctions program or specially designated nationals list maintained by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Treasury Department, or the Borrower is not able to bring suit or enforce remedies against the Account Debtor through judicial process; (f) the Account Debtor is organized or has its principal offices or assets outside the United States or Canada, unless the Account is supported by a letter of credit (delivered to and directly drawable by the Administrative Agent) or credit insurance satisfactory in all respects to the Administrative Agent; (g) it is owing by a Governmental Authority, unless the Account Debtor is the United States or Canada or any department, agency or instrumentality thereof and the Account has been assigned to the Administrative Agent in compliance with the federal Assignment of Claims Act, the Financial Administration Act (Canada) or other applicable Law; (h) it is not subject to a duly perfected, first priority Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent, or is subject to any other Lien (other than Liens permitted under Section 7.01); (i) the goods giving rise to it have not been delivered to the Account Debtor, or it otherwise does not represent a final sale; (j) it is evidenced by Chattel Paper or an Instrument of any kind that has not been delivered to the Administrative Agent, or has been reduced to judgment; (k) it arises from a sale to an Affiliate, from a sale on a cash-on-delivery, sale-or-return, sale-on-approval, consignment, or other repurchase or return basis, or from a sale for personal, family or household purposes; (l) it arises from a sale on a bill-and-hold (unless supported by bill-and-hold letter reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent); (m) is subject to offset by customer deposit; or (n) it includes a billing for interest, fees or late charges, but ineligibility shall be limited to the extent thereof. In calculating delinquent portions of Accounts under clauses (a) and (b), credit balances more than 90 days old will be excluded.
 
Eligible Assignee” means any Person that meets the requirements to be an assignee under Sections 11.06(b)(iii), (v) and (vi) (subject to such consents, if any, as may be required under Section 11.06(b)(iii)).
 
Eligible Inventory means Inventory owned by any Loan Party that the Administrative Agent, in its Permitted Discretion, deems to be Eligible Inventory. Without limiting the foregoing, no Inventory shall be Eligible Inventory unless it (a) is finished goods or raw materials, and not work-in-process, packaging or shipping materials, labels, samples, display items, bags, replacement parts or manufacturing supplies, provided that work-in-process, packaging or shipping materials, labels, samples, display items, bags, replacement parts, and manufacturing supplies shall not be deemed ineligible under this clause (a) to the extent the most recent inventory appraisal delivered to the Administrative Agent ascribes a value to such work-in-process, packaging or shipping materials, labels, samples, display items, bags, replacement parts, and manufacturing supplies; (b) is not held on consignment, nor subject to any deposit or down payment; (c) is in new and saleable condition and is not damaged, defective, shopworn or otherwise unfit for sale; (d) is not slow-moving, perishable, obsolete or unmerchantable, and does not constitute returned or repossessed goods, provided that slow-moving or obsolete inventory shall not be deemed ineligible under this clause (d) to the extent the most recent inventory appraisal delivered to the Administrative Agent ascribes a
 

 
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value to such slow moving or obsolete inventory; (e) meets all standards imposed by any Governmental Authority, and does not constitute Hazardous Materials; (f) conforms in all material respects with the covenants and representations herein; (g) is subject to the Administrative Agent’s duly perfected, first priority Lien, and no other Lien except for Liens in favor of the Fixed Asset Collateral Agent as permitted by the Term Intercreditor Agreement and other Liens permitted under Section 7.01; (h) is within the continental United States or Canada and is not consigned to any Person; (i) is not bill & hold inventory; (j) is not subject to any warehouse receipt or negotiable document; (k) is not subject to any license or other property or property right or other arrangement that restricts the applicable Loan Party’s or the Administrative Agent’s right to dispose of such Inventory, unless the Administrative Agent has received an appropriate Lien Waiver or is otherwise satisfied that it could sell such inventory on favorable terms following a Default; (l) is not located on leased premises or in the possession of a warehouseman, processor, repairman or mechanic, unless the lessor or such Person is an Approved Processor and (i) has delivered a Landlord Lien Waiver and Access Agreement or (ii) an appropriate Rent and Charges Reserve has been established for such location; and (l) is reflected in the details of a current perpetual inventory report.
 
Embargoed Person” means any party that (i) is publicly identified on the most current list of “Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons” published by the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) or (ii) resides, is organized or chartered, or has a place of business in a country or territory subject to OFAC sanctions programs.
 
Environment” means ambient air, indoor air, surface water, groundwater, drinking water, soil, surface and subsurface strata, and natural resources such as wetlands, flora and fauna.
 
Environmental Laws” means any and all applicable Laws relating to pollution or the protection of the Environment or human health (to the extent related to exposure to Hazardous Materials or the Release into the Environment of Hazardous Materials).
 
Environmental Liability” means any liability, contingent or otherwise (including any liability for damages, costs of environmental remediation, fines, penalties or indemnities), of the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any of their respective Subsidiaries directly or indirectly resulting from or based upon (a) violation of any Environmental Law, (b) the generation, use, handling, transportation, storage, treatment or disposal of any Hazardous Materials, (c) exposure to any Hazardous Materials, (d) the Release or threatened Release of any Hazardous Materials into the Environment or (e) any contract, agreement or other consensual arrangement pursuant to which liability is assumed or imposed with respect to any of the foregoing.
 
Environmental Permit” means any permit, approval, identification number, license or other authorization required under any Environmental Law.
 
Equipment Loans” means those certain senior unsecured equipment loans owing by Cadmus Journal Services, Inc. (and Guaranteed by the Borrower, as successor to Cadmus Communications Corporation) and set forth on Schedule 7.02 in an aggregate amount not to exceed $1,300,000.
 
Equity Interests” means, with respect to any Person, all of the shares of capital stock of (or other ownership or profit interests in) such Person, all of the warrants, options or other rights for the purchase or acquisition from such Person of shares of capital stock of (or other ownership or profit interests in) such Person, all of the securities convertible into or exchangeable for shares of capital stock of (or other ownership or profit interests in) such Person or warrants, rights or options for the purchase or acquisition from such Person of such shares (or such other interests), and all of the other ownership or profit interests in such Person (including partnership, member or trust interests therein), whether voting or nonvoting, and whether or not such shares, warrants, options, rights or other interests are outstanding on any date of determination.
 
ERISA” means the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.
 
ERISA Affiliate” means any trade or business (whether or not incorporated) under common control with the Borrower within the meaning of Section 414(b) or (c) of the Code (and Sections 414(m) and (o) of the Code for purposes of provisions relating to Section 412 of the Code).
 

 
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ERISA Event” means (a) a Reportable Event with respect to a Pension Plan; (b) a withdrawal by the Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate from a Pension Plan subject to Section 4063 of ERISA 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; (c) a complete or partial withdrawal by the Borrower, Holdings or any ERISA Affiliate from a Multiemployer Plan or notification that a Multiemployer Plan is in reorganization; (d) the filing of a notice of intent to terminate, the treatment of a Pension Plan amendment as a termination under Section 4041 or 4041A of ERISA, or the commencement of proceedings by the PBGC to terminate a Pension Plan or Multiemployer Plan; (e) an event or condition which constitutes grounds under Section 4042 of ERISA for the termination of, or the appointment of a trustee to administer, any Pension Plan or Multiemployer Plan; or (f) the imposition of any liability under Title IV of ERISA, other than for PBGC premiums due but not delinquent under Section 4007 of ERISA, upon the Borrower, Holdings or any ERISA Affiliate.
 
Eurodollar Rate” means:
 
(a)           for any Interest Period with respect to a Eurodollar Rate Loan, the rate per annum equal to (i) the British Bankers Association LIBOR Rate or the successor thereto if the British Bankers Association is no longer making a LIBOR rate available (“LIBOR”), as published by Reuters (or such other commercially available source providing quotations of LIBOR as may be designated by the Administrative Agent from time to time) at approximately 11:00 a.m., London time, two London Banking Days prior to the commencement of such Interest Period, for Dollar deposits (for delivery on the first day of such Interest Period) with a term equivalent to such Interest Period or (ii) if such rate is not available at such time for any reason, then the “Eurodollar Rate” for such Interest Period shall be the rate per annum determined by the Administrative Agent to be the rate at which deposits in Dollars for delivery on the first day of such Interest Period in same day funds in the approximate amount of the Eurodollar Rate Loan being made, continued or converted by Bank of America and with a term equivalent to such Interest Period would be offered by Bank of America’s London Branch to major banks in the London interbank eurodollar market at their request at approximately 11:00 a.m. (London time) two London Banking Days prior to the commencement of such Interest Period; and
 
(b)           for any interest calculation with respect to a Base Rate Loan on any date, the rate per annum equal to (i) LIBOR, at approximately 11:00 a.m., London time determined two London Banking Days prior to such date for Dollar deposits being delivered in the London interbank market for a term of one month commencing that day or (ii) if such published rate is not available at such time for any reason, the rate per annum determined by the Administrative Agent to be the rate at which deposits in Dollars for delivery on the date of determination in same day funds in the approximate amount of the Base Rate Loan being made or maintained and with a term equal to one month would be offered by Bank of America’s London Branch to major banks in the London interbank Eurodollar market at their request at the date and time of determination.
 
Eurodollar Rate Loan” means a Revolving Loan that bears interest at a rate based on the Eurodollar Rate.
 
Eurodollar Reserve Percentage” of any Lender for each Interest Period for any Eurodollar Rate Loan means the reserve percentage applicable to such Lender during such Interest Period (or if more than one such percentage shall be so applicable, the daily average of such percentages for those days in such Interest Period during which any such percentage shall be so applicable) under Regulation D or other regulations issued from time to time by the FRB for determining the maximum reserve requirement (including any emergency, supplemental or other marginal reserve requirement) then applicable to such Lender with respect to liabilities or assets consisting of or including “Eurocurrency liabilities” (as defined in Regulation D of the FRB) having a term equal to such Interest Period.
 
Event of Default” has the meaning specified in Section 8.01.
 
Exchange Rate” means, on any day with respect to any currency other than Dollars, the exchange rate reported by Bloomberg (or other commercially available source designated by the Administrative Agent) as of the end of the preceding Business Day in the financial market for such currency.
 

 
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Exchange Rate Date” has the meaning set forth in Section 1.08.
 
Excluded Deposit Account” means a Deposit Account (i) which is used for the sole purpose of making payroll and withholding tax payments related thereto and other employee wage and benefit payments and accrued and unpaid employee compensation (including salaries, wages, benefits and expense reimbursements), (ii) which is used for paying taxes, including sales taxes, (iii) which is used as an escrow account or as a fiduciary or trust account, (iv) which is a zero balance Deposit Account or (v) with an average monthly balance of less than $100,000, not to exceed $1,000,000 in the aggregate at any time for all Deposit Accounts that are Excluded Deposit Accounts pursuant to this clause (v).
 
Excluded Swap Obligation” means, with respect to any Guarantor, any Swap Obligation if, and to the extent that, all or a portion of the Guaranty of such Guarantor of, or the grant by such Guarantor of a security interest to secure, such Swap Obligation (or any Guaranty 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 Guarantor’s failure for any reason to constitute an “eligible contract participant” as defined in the Commodity Exchange Act (determined after giving effect to Section 10.11 of this Agreement and Section 5.15 of the Guaranty and any other “keepwell, support or other agreement” for the benefit of such Guarantor and any and all guarantees of such Guarantor’s Swap Obligations by other Loan Parties) at the time the Guaranty of such Guarantor, or a grant by such Guarantor of a security interest, becomes effective with respect to such Swap Obligation.  If a Swap Obligation arises under a master agreement governing more than one swap, such exclusion shall apply only to the portion of such Swap Obligation that is attributable to swaps for which such Guaranty or security interest is or becomes excluded in accordance with the first sentence of this definition.
 
Excluded Taxes” means, with respect to the Administrative Agent, any Lender or any other recipient of any payment to be made by or on account of any Obligation of the Borrower or any Guarantor hereunder, (a) Taxes imposed on or measured by its net income (however denominated) and franchise Taxes imposed on it (in lieu of net income taxes), by the jurisdiction (or any political subdivision thereof) under the laws of which such recipient is organized or in which its principal office is located or, in the case of any Lender, in which its applicable Lending Office is located, or by any other jurisdiction in which it is subject to such Taxes as a result of a connection with such jurisdiction unrelated to the Loan Documents, (b) any branch profits Taxes imposed under Section 884(a) of the Code, or any similar Tax imposed by any jurisdiction described in clause (a), (c) in the case of a Foreign Lender (other than an assignee pursuant to a request by the Borrower under Section 11.13), any United States federal withholding Tax that is imposed on amounts payable to such Foreign Lender pursuant to Laws in effect at the time such Foreign Lender becomes a party hereto (or designates a new Lending Office), except to the extent that such Foreign Lender (or its assignor, if any) was entitled, immediately prior to the designation of a new Lending Office (or assignment), to receive additional amounts from a Loan Party with respect to such withholding Tax pursuant to Section 3.01(a), (d) any Tax attributable to a failure of a Lender to comply with Section 3.01(e) and (e) any any U.S. federal withholding Taxes imposed under FATCA.
 
Existing Credit Agreement” means that certain Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, dated as of December 21, 2010, among the Borrower, Holdings, Bank of America, N.A., as Administrative Agent, Swing Line Lender and L/C Issuer, and a syndicate of lenders, as amended, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time and in effect on the date hereof.
 
Existing Letters of Credit” means those Letters of Credit issued under the Existing Credit Agreement described on Schedule 2.13 hereto.
 
Existing Revolving Loans” has the meaning specified in Section 2.19(a).
 
Extended Revolving Loans” has the meaning specified in Section 2.19(a).
 
Extended Revolving Loan Commitment” means the commitment of any Lender, established pursuant to Section 2.15, to make Extended Revolving Loans to the Borrower.
 
Extending Lender” has the meaning specified in Section 2.19(c).
 

 
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Extension” has the meaning provided in Section 2.19(e).
 
Extension Amendment” has the meaning provided in Section 2.19(d).
 
Extension Election” has the meaning provided in Section 2.19(c).
 
Extension Request” has the meaning provided in Section 2.19(c).
 
Extension Series” has the meaning provided in Section 2.19(a).
 
FATCA” means Sections 1471 through 1474 of the Code as of the date hereof (and any amended or successor version that is substantively comparable and not materially more onerous to comply with) and any current or future regulations or other official interpretations thereof (including any Revenue Ruling, Revenue Procedure, Notice or similar guidance issued by the IRS under such provisions).
 
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, as published by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on the Business Day next succeeding such day; provided that (a) if such day is not a Business Day, the Federal Funds Rate for such day shall be such rate on such transactions on the next preceding Business Day as so published on the next succeeding Business Day, and (b) if no such rate is so published on such next succeeding Business Day, the Federal Funds Rate for such day shall be the average rate (rounded upward, if necessary, to a whole multiple of 1/100 of 1%) charged to Bank of America on such day on such transactions as determined by the Administrative Agent.
 
Fee Letter” means the letter agreement, dated April 2, 2013, between the Borrower and the Administrative Agent.
 
Fees” means all amounts payable pursuant to or referred to in Section 2.05.
 
Financial Covenant” means the covenant set forth in Section 7.11.
 
Fixed Asset Collateral Agent” has the meaning assigned to such term in the Term Intercreditor Agreement.
 
Flood Insurance Laws” means, collectively, (i) the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, (ii) the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, (iii) the National Flood Insurance Reform Act of 1994 and (iv) the Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2004, or, in each case, any successor statute thereto.
 
Foreign Lender” means any Lender that is not a U.S. Person within the meaning of Section 7701(a)(30) of the Code.
 
Foreign Plan” means any defined benefit plan (within the meaning of Section 3(35) of ERISA), other than any Canadian Benefit Plan or Canadian Pension Plan, established or maintained by Borrower, Holdings or any Subsidiary (other than a Plan or Multiemployer Plan) for the benefit of employees employed outside the United States.
 
FRB” means the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System of the United States.
 
Fronting Exposure” means a Defaulting Lender’s Pro Rata Share of LC Exposure or Swingline Loans, as applicable, except to the extent allocated to other Lenders under Section 2.11.
 
Fronting Fee” has the meaning specified in Section 2.05(c).
 
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 business.
 

 
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GAAP” means generally accepted accounting principles in the United States set forth in the opinions and pronouncements of the Accounting Principles Board and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and statements and pronouncements of the Financial Accounting Standards Board 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.
 
Governmental Authority” means the government of the United States, Canada or any other nation, or of any political subdivision thereof, whether state, provincial, territorial, local, municipal or otherwise, and any agency, authority, instrumentality, regulatory body, court, central bank or other entity exercising executive, legislative, judicial, taxing, regulatory or administrative powers or functions of or pertaining to government (including any supra-national bodies such as the European Union or the European Central Bank).
 
Guarantee” means, as to any Person, (a) any obligation, contingent or otherwise, of such Person guaranteeing or having the economic effect of guaranteeing any Indebtedness or other obligation payable or performable by another Person (the “primary obligor”) in any manner, whether directly or indirectly, and including any obligation of such Person, direct or indirect, (i) to purchase or pay (or advance or supply funds for the purchase or payment of) such Indebtedness or other obligation, (ii) to purchase or lease property, securities or services for the purpose of assuring the obligee in respect of such Indebtedness or other obligation of the payment or performance of such Indebtedness or other obligation, (iii) to maintain working capital, equity capital or any other financial statement condition or liquidity or level of income or cash flow of the primary obligor so as to enable the primary obligor to pay such Indebtedness or other obligation, or (iv) entered into for the purpose of assuring in any other manner the obligee in respect of such Indebtedness or other obligation of the payment or performance thereof or to protect such obligee against loss in respect thereof (in whole or in part), or (b) any Lien on any assets of such Person securing any Indebtedness or other obligation of any other Person, whether or not such Indebtedness or other obligation is assumed by such Person.  The amount of any Guarantee shall be deemed to be an amount equal to the stated or determinable amount of the related primary obligation, or portion thereof, in respect of which such Guarantee is made or, if not stated or determinable, the maximum reasonably anticipated liability in respect thereof as determined by the guaranteeing Person in good faith.  The term “Guarantee” as a verb has a corresponding meaning.
 
Guarantors” means, collectively (a) Holdings, (b) the Subsidiaries listed on Schedule 6.12 and each other Subsidiary of the Borrower that shall be required to execute and deliver a guaranty or guaranty supplement pursuant to Section 6.12 and (c) with respect to (i) Obligations owing by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary of a Loan Party (in each case, other than the Borrower) under any Secured Bank Product Obligations and (ii) the payment and performance by each Specified Loan Party (other than the Borrower) of its obligations under its Guaranty with respect to all Swap Obligations, the Borrower.
 
Guaranty” means, collectively, (i) the Guaranty made by Holdings under Article X in favor of the Secured Parties, (ii) the Guaranty made by the Guarantors (other than Cenveo Canada) in favor of the Secured Parties, substantially in the form of Exhibit E-1, and (iii) the Canadian Guaranty made by Cenveo Canada and each other Canadian Subsidiary of the Borrower in favor of the Secured Parties, substantially in the form of Exhibit E-2, in each case, together with each other guaranty and guaranty supplement delivered pursuant to Section 6.12.
 
Hazardous Materials” means all explosive or radioactive substances or wastes and all hazardous or toxic substances or wastes, including petroleum or petroleum distillates, asbestos or asbestos-containing materials, polychlorinated biphenyls, radon gas, infectious or medical wastes and all other materials, substances, pollutants, contaminants or wastes of any nature in any form regulated pursuant to any Environmental Law.
 
Holdings” has the meaning specified in the introductory paragraph hereto.
 
Impacted Lender” means any Revolving Lender (a) that has given written notice to the Borrower, the Administrative Agent, the Swingline Lender, the Issuing Bank or any Lender or has otherwise publicly announced that such Revolving Lender believes it will become, or that fails following inquiry promptly to provide to the Borrower, the Administrative Agent, the Swingline Lender or the Issuing Bank making such inquiry reasonably satisfactory assurance that such Revolving Lender will not become, a Defaulting Lender, (b) as to which the Borrower, the Administrative Agent, the Swingline Lender or the Issuing Bank has a good faith belief that such Revolving Lender has defaulted more than once in fulfilling its funding obligations (as a lender, letter of credit issuer or issuer of bank
 

 
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guarantees and including, but not limited to, funding or paying when due loan requests, swing line participations, letter of credit participations, pro rata sharing obligations and expense and indemnification obligations) under any other syndicated credit facility and such Revolving Lender shall not have provided assurances satisfactory to the Borrower, the Administrative Agent, the Swingline Lender and the Issuing Bank that despite such defaults such Revolving Lender will not become a Defaulting Lender hereunder, (c) as to which a Distress Event has occurred with respect to any Affiliate of such Revolving Lender that directly or indirectly controls such Revolving Lender or (d) as to which such Revolving Lender or any Affiliate of such Revolving Lender that directly or indirectly controls such Revolving Lender has consummated or entered into a commitment to consummate a forced (in the good faith judgment of the Administrative Agent) liquidation, merger, sale of assets or other transaction resulting, in the good faith judgment of the Administrative Agent, in a change of ownership or operating control of such Person supported in whole or in part by guaranties, assumption of liabilities or other comparable credit support of (including without limitation the nationalization or assumption of ownership or operating control by) any Governmental Authority and the Administrative Agent (in its good faith judgment) or the Required Lenders (in their respective good faith judgment) believe that such event increases the risk that such Revolving Lender could default in performing its obligations hereunder for so long as the Administrative Agent (in its good faith judgment) or the Required Lenders (in their respective good faith judgment) so believe (it being understood and agreed that the Administrative Agent shall make any determination under this clause (d) promptly after being requested to do so by the Borrower or any Lender); provided, that no Revolving Lender shall be an Impacted Lender solely as the result of the acquisition or ownership of an equity interest in such Revolving Lender or any Person controlling such Revolving Lender or the exercise of control over such Revolving Lender or any Person controlling such Revolving Lender by a Governmental Authority or instrumentality thereof.
 
Increase Loan Lender” has the meaning specified in Section 2.15(b).
 
Increase Date” has the meaning specified in Section 2.15(b).
 
Increased Reporting Period” means the occurrence of a date when (a) Availability shall have been less than the greater of (i) 10.0% of the Aggregate Commitments and (ii) $20,000,000, in either case, until such date as (b) Availability shall have been at least equal to the greater of (i) 10.0% of the Aggregate Commitments and (ii) $20,000,000 for 30 consecutive calendar days.
 
Incremental Revolving Commitment Agreement” has the meaning provided in Section 2.15(d).
 
Indebtedness” means, as to any Person at a particular time, without duplication, all of the following, whether or not included as indebtedness or liabilities in accordance with GAAP:
 
(a)           all obligations of such Person for borrowed money and all obligations of such Person evidenced by bonds, debentures, notes, loan agreements or other similar instruments;
 
(b)           the maximum amount of all direct or contingent obligations of such Person arising under letters of credit (including standby and commercial), bankers’ acceptances, bank guaranties, surety bonds and similar instruments;
 
(c)           net obligations of such Person under any Swap Contract;
 
(d)           all obligations of such Person to pay the deferred purchase price of property or services (other than trade accounts payable in the ordinary course of business and not past due for more than 90 days after the date on which such trade account was created);
 
(e)           indebtedness (excluding prepaid interest thereon) secured by a Lien on property owned or being purchased by such Person (including indebtedness arising under conditional sales or other title retention agreements), whether or not such indebtedness shall have been assumed by such Person or is limited in recourse;
 

 
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(f)           all Attributable Indebtedness in respect of Capitalized Leases and Synthetic Lease Obligations of such Person and all Synthetic Debt of such Person;
 
(g)           all obligations of such Person to purchase, redeem, retire, defease or otherwise make any payment in respect of any Equity Interest in such Person or any Affiliate of such Person or any warrant, right or option to acquire such Equity Interest, valued, in the case of a redeemable preferred interest, at the greater of its voluntary or involuntary liquidation preference plus accrued and unpaid dividends; and
 
(h)           all Guarantees of such Person in respect of 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 limited liability company or similar legal entity) 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 obligations of any Person under any Swap Contract on any date shall be deemed to be the Swap Termination Value thereof due and payable by such Person as of such date.
 
Indemnified Taxes” means all Taxes other than Excluded Taxes.
 
Indemnitees” has the meaning specified in Section 11.04(b).
 
Information” has the meaning specified in Section 11.07.
 
Instrument” has the meaning provided in Article 9 of the UCC.
 
Insurance Proceeds” means all insurance proceeds (other than business interruption insurance proceeds), damages, awards, claims and rights of action with respect to any casualty or other loss, damage or destruction of any real or personal property of Holdings or its Subsidiaries.
 
Intellectual Property Security Agreement” has the meaning specified in Section 4.01(a)(v).
 
Intercreditor Agreement” means that certain Intercreditor Agreement, dated as of February 5, 2010, as amended, among the Loan Parties, Bank of America, as First Lien Administrative Agent, Bank of America, as control agent, and the Second Lien Indenture Trustee.
 
Interest Payment Date” means, (a) as to any Eurodollar Rate Loan, the last day of each Interest Period applicable to such Eurodollar Rate Loan and the Maturity Date; provided, however, that if any Interest Period for a Eurodollar Rate Loan exceeds three months, the respective dates that fall every three months after the beginning of such Interest Period shall also be Interest Payment Dates; and (b) as to any Base Rate Loan, the first Business Day of each January, April, July and October and the Maturity Date.
 
Interest Period” means, as to any Borrowing of a Eurodollar Rate Loan, the period commencing on the date of such Borrowing or on the last day of the immediately preceding Interest Period applicable to such Borrowing, as applicable, and ending on the date that is two weeks thereafter (only if available by the British Bankers Association or the successor thereto if the British Bankers Association is no longer making a LIBOR rate available) or on the numerically corresponding day (or, if there is no numerically corresponding day, on the last day) in the calendar month that is one, two, three or six months thereafter, as the Borrower may elect, or the date any Borrowing of a Eurodollar Rate Loan is converted to a Borrowing of a Base Rate Loan in accordance with Section 2.08 or repaid or prepaid in accordance with Section 2.07 or Section 2.09; provided, that if any Interest Period would end on a day other than a Business Day, such Interest Period shall be extended to the next succeeding Business Day unless such next succeeding Business Day would fall in the next calendar month, in which case such Interest Period shall end on the next preceding Business Day.  Interest shall accrue from and including the first day of an Interest Period to but excluding the last day of such Interest Period.
 

 
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Internal Control Event” means a material weakness in, or fraud that involves management or other employees who have a significant role in, Holdings’ and its Subsidiaries’ internal controls over financial reporting, in each case as described in the Securities Laws.
 
Inventory” has the meaning as defined in the UCC (or, with respect to any Canadian Guarantor, the PPSA), including all goods intended for sale, lease, display or demonstration, all work in process, and all raw materials, and other materials and supplies of any kind that are or could be used in connection with the manufacture, printing, packing, shipping, advertising, sale, lease or furnishing of such goods, or otherwise used or consumed in a Loan Party’s business.
 
Inventory Reserve” means reserves established by the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion to reflect factors that may negatively impact the value of Inventory, including change in salability, obsolescence, seasonality, theft, shrinkage, imbalance, change in composition or mix, markdowns and vendor chargebacks.
 
Investment” means, as to any Person, any direct or indirect acquisition or investment by such Person, whether by means of (a) the purchase or other acquisition of Equity Interests of another Person, (b) a loan, advance or capital contribution to, Guarantee or assumption of debt of, or purchase or other acquisition of any other debt or interest in, another Person, or (C) the purchase or other acquisition (in one transaction or a series of transactions) of assets of another Person that constitute a business unit or all or a substantial part of the business of such Person.  For purposes of covenant compliance, the amount of any Investment shall be the amount actually invested, without adjustment for subsequent increases or decreases in the value of such Investment.
 
IP Rights” has the meaning specified in Section 5.18.
 
IP Security Agreement Supplement” has the meaning specified in Section 1.03 of the Security Agreement.
 
IRS” means the United States Internal Revenue Service.
 
Issuing Bank” means, as the context may require, (a) Bank of America (including any branch thereof) with respect to Letters of Credit issued by it; (b) any other Lender that may become an Issuing Bank pursuant to Sections 2.13(i) and 2.13(k), with respect to Letters of Credit issued by such Lender; (c) with respect to the Existing Letters of Credit, the Lender which issued each such Letter of Credit; or (d) collectively, all of the foregoing.
 
Joinder Agreement” means a Joinder Agreement executed and delivered in accordance with the provisions of Section 6.12, substantially in the form of Exhibit J hereto.
 
Landlord Lien Waiver and Access Agreement” means a Landlord Lien Waiver and Access Agreement, in a form reasonably approved by the Administrative Agent.
 
Laws” means, collectively, all international, foreign, federal, state, provincial, territorial, municipal and local statutes, treaties, rules, guidelines, regulations, ordinances, codes, executive orders and administrative or judicial precedents or authorities, including the interpretation or administration thereof by any Governmental Authority charged with the enforcement, interpretation or administration thereof, and all applicable administrative orders, directed duties, requests, licenses, authorizations and permits of, and agreements with, any Governmental Authority, in each case whether or not having the force of law.
 
LC Collateral Account” means a collateral account in the form of a Deposit Account established and maintained by the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties, in accordance with the provisions of Section 2.13.
 
LC Commitment” means the commitment of the Issuing Bank to issue Letters of Credit pursuant to Section 2.13.
 
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LC Documents” means all documents, instruments and agreements delivered by the Borrower or any other Person to the Issuing Bank or the Administrative Agent in connection with any Letter of Credit.
 
LC Exposure” means, at any time, the sum of (a) the aggregate undrawn amount of all outstanding Letters of Credit at such time plus (b) the aggregate principal amount of all LC Disbursements that have not yet been reimbursed at such time.  The LC Exposure of any Revolving Lender at any time means its Pro Rata Percentage of the aggregate LC Exposure at such time.
 
LC Obligations” means the sum (without duplication) of (a) all amounts owing by the Borrower for any drawings under Letters of Credit (including any bankers’ acceptances or other payment obligations arising therefrom); and (b) the stated amount of all outstanding Letters of Credit.
 
LC Participation Fee” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.05(c)(i).
 
LC Request” means a request by the Borrower in accordance with the terms of Section 2.13(b) in form and substance satisfactory to the Issuing Bank.
 
Lead Arrangers” means Bank of America, N.A., General Electric Capital Corporation, Barclays Bank PLC and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, each in their respective capacity as joint lead arranger and joint book manager.
 
Lender” has the meaning specified in the introductory paragraph hereto.
 
Lending Office” means, as to any Lender, the office or offices of such Lender described as such in such Lender’s Administrative Questionnaire, or such other office or offices as a Lender may from time to time notify the Borrower and the Administrative Agent.
 
Letter of Credit” means any letters of credit issued or to be issued by an Issuing Bank for the account of the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries pursuant to Section 2.13, including each Existing Letter of Credit.
 
Letter of Credit Expiration Date” means the date which is five (5) Business Days prior to the Maturity Date.
 
Lien” means any mortgage, pledge, hypothecation, assignment, deposit arrangement, encumbrance, lien (statutory or other), trust (constructive, deemed, statutory or otherwise), charge, or preference, priority or other security interest or preferential arrangement in the nature of a security interest of any kind or nature whatsoever (including any conditional sale or other title retention agreement, any easement, right of way or other encumbrance on title to real property, and any financing lease having substantially the same economic effect as any of the foregoing).
 
Line Cap” means an amount that is equal to the lesser of (a) the Aggregate Commitments and (b) the then applicable Borrowing Base.
 
Liquidity Event” means the occurrence of a date when (a) Availability shall have been less than the greater of (i) 12.5% of the Aggregate Commitments and (ii) $25,000,000, in either case, until such date as (b) Availability shall have been at least equal to the greater of (i) 12.5% of the Aggregate Commitments and (ii) $25,000,000 for 30 consecutive calendar days.
 
Liquidity Notice” means a written notice delivered by the Administrative Agent at any time during a Liquidity Period to any bank or other depository at which any Deposit Account (other than any Excluded Deposit Account) is maintained directing such bank or other depository (a) to remit all funds in such Deposit Account to a Dominion Account, or in the case of a Dominion Account, to the Administrative Agent on a daily basis, (b) to cease following directions or instructions given to such bank or other depository by any Loan Party regarding the disbursement of funds from such Deposit Account (other than any Excluded Deposit Account), and (c) to follow all directions and instructions given to such bank or other depository by the Administrative Agent in each case, pursuant to the terms of any Deposit Account Control Agreement in place.
 

 
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Liquidity Period” means any period throughout which (a) a Liquidity Event has occurred and is continuing or (b) a Specified Event of Default has occurred and is continuing.
 
Loan Documents” means, collectively, (a) this Agreement, (b) the Notes, (c) the Guaranty, (d) the Collateral Documents, (e) the Intercreditor Agreement, (f) the Fee Letter, (g) each agreement governing Secured Bank Product Obligations, (h) each Joinder Agreement, (i) the Term Intercreditor Agreement and (j) all other documents and agreements executed and delivered in connection with the Obligations hereunder.
 
Loan Parties” means, collectively, the Borrower and each Guarantor, and “Loan Party” means any one such Person.
 
London Banking Day” means any day on which dealings in Dollar deposits are conducted by and between banks in the London interbank Eurodollar market.
 
Material Adverse Effect” means (a) a material adverse change in, or a material adverse effect upon, the operations, business, properties, liabilities (actual or contingent) or condition (financial or otherwise) of the Loan Parties taken as a whole; (b) a material impairment of the rights and remedies of the Administrative Agent or any Lender under any Loan Document, or of the ability of any Loan Party to perform its obligations under any Loan Document to which it is a party; or (c) a material adverse effect upon the legality, validity, binding effect or enforceability against any Loan Party of any Loan Document to which it is a party.
 
Material Contract” means, with respect to any Loan Party, each contract or agreement listed on Schedule 1.02 hereto and each other contract or agreement entered into after the Closing Date by any Loan Party the breach or termination of which could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
Maturity Date” means February 13, 2017, as such date may be extended from time to time with respect to Extended Revolving Loans pursuant to Section 2.19; provided that if (i) prior to January 14, 2017, the Borrower purchases, redeems, defeases or otherwise refinances its 11.50% Senior Notes due 2017, such that no more than $10.0 million of such 11.50% Senior Notes due 2017 remain outstanding, with cash on hand and/or indebtedness maturing at least 91 days after the fifth anniversary of the Closing Date (the “Senior Notes Refinancing”), the Borrower may elect in its sole discretion (without, for the avoidance of doubt, any other conditions or consent requirements) to extend the Maturity Date to November 2, 2017, by written notice to the Administrative Agent prior to January 14, 2017, and (ii) if prior to October 3, 2017, the Borrower has affected the Senior Notes Refinancing and purchases, redeems, defeases or otherwise refinances the Second Lien Notes, such that no more than $10.0 million of such Second Lien Notes remain outstanding, with cash on hand and/or indebtedness maturing at least 91 days after the fifth anniversary of the Closing Date, the Borrower may elect in its sole discretion (without, for the avoidance of doubt, any other conditions or consent requirements) to extend the Maturity Date (including as it may have already been extended) to the fifth anniversary of the Closing Date by written notice to the Administrative Agent prior to October 3, 2017.
 
Maximum Cap Ex Amount” has the meaning specified in Section 7.12.
 
Maximum Rate” has the meaning specified in Section 11.09.
 
Measurement Period” means, at any date of determination, the most recently completed four fiscal quarters of the Borrower.
 
Moody’s” means Moody’s Investors Service, Inc. and any successor thereto.
 
Mortgage” has the meaning specified in Section 6.21(a)(i).
 
Mortgage Policies” has the meaning specified in Section 6.21(c)(i).
 

 
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Mortgaged Property” means each parcel of real (immovable) property (together with all improvements, immovables and fixtures thereon and rights appurtenant thereto) required to be encumbered by a Mortgage or Canadian Mortgage pursuant to Section 6.12 or 6.20 hereof.
 
Multiemployer Plan” means any employee benefit plan of the type described in Section 4001(a)(3) of ERISA, to which the Borrower, Holdings or any ERISA Affiliate makes or is obligated to make contributions, or during the preceding five plan years, has made or been obligated to make contributions.
 
NOLV Percentage” means the net orderly liquidation value of Eligible Inventory, expressed as a percentage, expected to be realized at an orderly, negotiated sale held within a reasonable period of time, net of all liquidation expenses, as determined from the most recent satisfactory inventory appraisals and field examination information of the Loan Parties’ Eligible Inventory received by the Administrative Agent and performed by examiners and appraisers reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.
 
Non-Operating Subsidiary” means any non-operating, inactive Subsidiary with assets having a net book value of less than $100,000.
 
Note” means a promissory note made by the Borrower in favor of a Revolving Lender or Swingline Lender, evidencing Revolving Loans or Swingline Loans, as applicable, made by such Revolving Lender or Swingline Lender, as the case may be, substantially in the form of Exhibit B-1 or Exhibit B-2, as applicable.
 
Notice of Borrowing” means a notice substantially in the form of Exhibit A-1 hereto.
 
Notice of Conversion/Continuation” means a notice substantially in the form of Exhibit A-2 hereto.
 
Noticed Hedge” means any Secured Bank Product Obligations arising under a Swap Contract with respect to which the Borrower and the Secured Bank Product Provider thereof have notified the Administrative Agent of the intent to include such Secured Bank Product Obligations as a Noticed Hedge hereunder and with respect to which a Bank Products Reserve has subsequently been established in the maximum amount thereof.
 
NPL” means the National Priorities List under CERCLA.
 
Obligations” means (x) all advances to, and debts, liabilities, obligations, covenants and duties of, any Loan Party arising under any Loan Document, whether direct or indirect (including those acquired by assumption), absolute or contingent, due or to become due, now existing or hereafter arising and including interest and fees that accrue after the commencement by or against any Loan Party or any Affiliate thereof of any proceeding under any Debtor Relief Laws naming such Person as the debtor in such proceeding, regardless of whether such interest and fees are allowed claims in such proceeding and (y) Secured Bank Product Obligations, excluding, with respect to any Guarantor at any time, Excluded Swap Obligations.
 
OECD” means the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
 
OFAC” has the meaning specified in the definition of “Embargoed Person.”
 
Organization Documents” means, (a) with respect to any corporation, the certificate or articles of incorporation and the bylaws (or equivalent or comparable constitutive documents with respect to any non-U.S. jurisdiction); (b) with respect to any limited liability company, the certificate or articles of formation or organization and operating agreement; (c) with respect to any unlimited company, the memorandum of association and articles of association; and (d) with respect to any partnership, joint venture, trust or other form of business entity, the partnership, joint venture or other applicable agreement of formation or organization and any agreement, instrument, filing or notice with respect thereto filed in connection with its formation or organization with the applicable Governmental Authority in the jurisdiction of its formation or organization and, if applicable, any certificate or articles of formation or organization of such entity.
 

 
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Other Taxes” means all present or future stamp, court, filing, recording, intangible or documentary Taxes or any other excise or property Taxes arising from any payment made hereunder or under any other Loan Document or from the execution, delivery, performance, registration or enforcement of, or otherwise with respect to, this Agreement or any other Loan Document, but shall not include Taxes imposed as a result of a transfer by a Lender or a Participant of any interest in a Loan Document (“Assignment Taxes”), other than Assignment Taxes imposed in respect of a transfer pursuant to Section 11.13(a), if such Assignment Taxes are imposed as a result of a connection between the assignor or assignee and the taxing jurisdiction that is unrelated to the Loan Documents.
 
Outstanding Amount” means (a) with respect to all Revolving Loans and Swingline Loans on any date, the aggregate outstanding principal amount thereof after giving effect to any borrowings and prepayments or repayments of Revolving Loans and Swingline Loans occurring on such date and (b) with respect to any LC Obligations on any date, the amount of such LC Obligations on such date after giving effect to any LC Disbursement occurring on such date and any other changes in the aggregate amount of the LC Obligations as of such date, including as a result of any reimbursements by the Borrower of Unreimbursed Amounts.
 
Overadvance” has the meaning specified in Section 2.17.
 
Overadvance Loan” means a Base Rate Loan made when an Overadvance exists or is caused by the funding thereof.
 
Participant” has the meaning specified in Section 11.06(d).
 
Participant Register” has the meaning specified in Section 11.06(d).
 
Payment Office” means the office of the Administrative Agent located at 101 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28255-0001, Attention:  Operations Manager, Telephone No.:  860-952-6829, Telecopier No.:  860-952-6830, or such other office as the Administrative Agent may hereafter designate in writing as such to the other parties hereto.
PBGC” means the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.
 
PCAOB” means the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.
 
Pension Event” means, solely with respect to a Canadian Pension Plan that contains a defined benefit provision, (a) the whole or partial withdrawal of a Canadian Guarantor from participation in a Canadian Pension Plan that is a Canadian Multi-Employer Pension Plan registered in Quebec during a plan year; or (b) the filing of a notice of proposal to terminate a Canadian Pension Plan or the treatment of a Canadian Pension Plan amendment as a termination; or (c) the issuance of a notice of proposal by any Governmental Authority to terminate or to appoint an administrator or like body appointed to administer a Canadian Pension Plan that is not a Canadian Multi-Employer Pension Plan; or (d) any other event or condition which constitutes grounds for the termination of any Canadian Pension Plan, to the extent any relevant Governmental Authority has so notified a Loan Party, unless such grounds are being contested by a Canadian Guarantor or any of its Subsidiaries in good faith or (e) except for any Canadian Pension Plan that is a Canadian Multi-Employer Pension Plan or any successor thereto, the establishment or participation by a Canadian Guarantor in a defined benefit pension plan on or after the Closing Date.
 
Pension Plan” means any “employee pension benefit plan” (as such term is defined in Section 3(2) of ERISA), other than a Multiemployer Plan, that is subject to Title IV of ERISA and is sponsored or maintained by the Borrower, Holdings or any ERISA Affiliate or to which the Borrower, Holdings or any ERISA Affiliate contributes or has an obligation to contribute, or in the case of a multiple employer or other plan described in Section 4064(a) of ERISA, has made contributions at any time during the immediately preceding five plan years.
 
Perfection Certificate” has the meaning given such term in Section 1.03 of the Security Agreement or the Canadian Security Agreement, as applicable.
 
Permitted Discretion means reasonable credit judgment in accordance with customary business practices for comparable asset-based lending transactions, and as it relates to the establishment of reserves or the imposition
 

 
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of exclusionary criteria shall require that (x) the contributing factors to the imposition of any reserves shall not duplicate (i) the exclusionary criteria set forth in the definitions of Eligible Accounts or Eligible Inventory as applicable (and vice versa) or (ii) any reserves deducted in computing book value and (y) the amount of any such reserve so established or the effect of any adjustment or imposition of exclusionary criteria be a reasonable quantification of the incremental dilution of the Borrowing Base attributable to such contributing factors.
 
Permitted Encumbrances” has the meaning (if any) specified in the Mortgages and includes any Liens on any real property interests of any Loan Party permitted to be created, incurred or assumed, or otherwise permitted to exist, pursuant to the terms of any Mortgage.
 
Permitted Holders” means Robert G. Burton, Sr., his immediate family and their heirs and estates and any Person (other than a natural Person and Holdings and its Subsidiaries) that is wholly-owned or otherwise directly Controlled by any of the foregoing, including, without limitation, Burton Capital Management, LLC.
 
Person” means any natural person, corporation, limited liability company, trust, joint venture, association, company, partnership, Governmental Authority or other entity.
 
Plan” means any “employee benefit plan” (as such term is defined in Section 3(3) of ERISA), other than any Canadian Benefit Plan, Canadian Pension Plan, Canadian Multi-Employer Pension Plan, Multiemployer Plan or Foreign Plan, established or maintained by the Borrower, Holdings or any Subsidiary.
 
Platform” has the meaning specified in Section 6.02.
 
Pledged Debt” has the meaning specified in Section 2.01 of the Security Agreement or the Canadian Security Agreement, as applicable.
 
Pledged Equity” has the meaning specified in Section 2.01 of the Security Agreement or the Canadian Security Agreement, as applicable.
 
PPSA” means the Personal Property Security Act (Ontario) and the regulations thereunder; provided, however, if validity, perfection and effect of perfection and non-perfection of the Administrative Agent’s Lien on any Collateral are governed by the personal property security laws of any Canadian jurisdiction other than Ontario, PPSA shall mean those personal property security laws (including the Civil Code of Quebec) in such other jurisdiction for the purposes of the provisions hereof relating to such validity, perfection and effect of perfection and non-perfection and for the definitions related to such provisions, as from time to time in effect.
 
Prepayment Conditions” means, as to any relevant action contemplated in this Agreement, (i) no Event of Default has then occurred and is continuing or would result from such action, (ii) (a) Availability on a Pro Forma Basis immediately after giving effect to such action would be at least 20.0% of the Aggregate Commitments and (b) over the 30 consecutive days prior to consummation of such action, Availability averaged on a Pro Forma Basis for such action no less than 20.0% of the Aggregate Commitments and (iii) the Consolidated Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio would be at least 1.0 to 1.0 on a Pro Forma Basis for such action.
 
Pro Forma Adjustment Compliance Certificate” means a certificate substantially in the form of Exhibit K.
 
Pro Forma Basis” has the meaning specified in Section 1.03.
 
Pro Rata Percentage” of any Revolving Lender at any time means the percentage of the Aggregate Commitments represented by such Lender’s Revolving Commitment.
 
Pro Rata Share” means, with respect to each Lender at any time, a fraction (expressed as a percentage, carried out to the ninth decimal place), the numerator of which is the amount of the Aggregate Exposures of such Lender at such time and the denominator of which is the Aggregate Exposures at such time.  The initial Pro Rata Shares of each Lender are set forth opposite the name of such Lender on Schedule 2.01 or in the Assignment and Assumption pursuant to which such Lender becomes a party hereto, as applicable.
 

 
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Protective Advances” has the meaning specified in Section 2.18.
 
Public Lender” has the meaning specified in Section 6.02.
 
Qualified Cash” means unrestricted cash of the Borrower and the Subsidiaries that (i) is subject to Deposit Account Control Agreements in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent (which will not prohibit withdrawal of such funds by the Borrower or such Subsidiaries in the absence of an Event of Default), (ii) does not include customer deposits or unapplied cash and (iii) does not otherwise constitute proceeds from the Disposition of any Revolver Priority Collateral.
 
Qualified ECP Guarantor” shall mean, at any time, each Loan Party with total assets exceeding $10,000,000 or that qualifies at such time as an “eligible contract participant” under the Commodity Exchange Act and can cause another Person to qualify as an “eligible contract participant” at such time under §1a(18)(A)(v)(II) of the Commodity Exchange Act.
 
Register” has the meaning specified in Section 11.06(c).
 
Registered Public Accounting Firm” has the meaning specified by the Securities Laws and shall be independent of Holdings as prescribed by the Securities Laws.
 
Related Documents” means (a) the Second Lien Notes Documents, (b) the Unsecured Term Loan Facility Documents, (c) the Term Documents and (d) all Material Contracts.
 
Related Parties” means, with respect to any Person, such Person’s Affiliates and the partners, directors, officers, employees, agents, trustees and advisors of such Person and of such Person’s Affiliates.
 
Release” means any release, spill, emission, discharge, deposit, disposal, leaking, pumping, pouring, dumping, emptying, injection or leaching into the Environment, or into, from or through any building, structure or facility.
 
Reportable Event” means any of the events set forth in Section 4043(c) of ERISA, other than events for which the 30 day notice period has been waived.
 
Required Lenders” means, as of any date of determination, Lenders holding without duplication more than 50% of the Outstanding Amount and unused Revolving Commitments; provided that the portion of the Outstanding Amount and unused Revolving Commitments held or deemed held by any Defaulting Lender shall be excluded for purposes of making a determination of Required Lenders.
 
Rent and Charges Reserve” means the aggregate of (a) all past due rent and other amounts owing by a Loan Party to any landlord, warehouseman, processor, repairman, mechanic, shipper, freight forwarder, broker or other Person who possesses any Collateral or could assert a Lien on any Collateral; and (b) a reserve at least equal to three months rent and other charges that could be payable to any such Person, unless it has executed a Landlord Lien Waiver and Access Agreement.
 
Reserves” means the sum (without duplication) of (a) the Inventory Reserve; (b) the Rent and Charges Reserve; (c) reserves for accrued and unpaid Royalties, whether or not then due and payable;  (d) the Bank Product Reserve; (e) to the extent that the Borrowing Base includes any Eligible Account and/or Eligible Inventory of a Canadian Guarantor, the Canadian Priority Payables Reserve; (f) the Dilution Reserve; (g) reserves for amounts owed by any Loan Party to any processor (including, without limitation, the Approved Processors); (h) the aggregate amount of liabilities secured by Liens upon Collateral included in the Borrowing Base that are senior to the Administrative Agent’s Liens (but imposition of any such reserve shall not waive an Event of Default arising therefrom); (i) the Canadian Existing Lien Reserve and (j) such additional reserves, in such amounts and with respect to such matters, as the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion may elect to impose from time to time.
 

 
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Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement, (i) such Reserves shall not be established or changed except upon not less than three (3) Business Days’ prior written notice to the Borrower (or such shorter period as may be agreed by the Borrower), which notice shall include a reasonably detailed description of such Reserve being established (during which period (a) the Administrative Agent shall, if requested, discuss any such Reserve or change with the Borrower and (b) the Borrower may take such action as may be required so that the event, condition or matter that is the basis for such Reserve or change thereto no longer exists or exists in a manner that would result in the establishment of a lower Reserve or result in a lesser change thereto, in a manner and to the extent reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent), and (ii) the amount of any Reserve established by the Administrative Agent, and any change in the amount of any Reserve, shall have a reasonable relationship to the event, condition or other matter that is the basis for such Reserve or such change.  Notwithstanding clause (i) of the preceding sentence, changes to the Reserves solely for purposes of correcting mathematical or clerical errors shall not be subject to such notice period, it being understood that no Default or Event of Default shall be deemed to result therefrom, if applicable, for a period of three (3) Business Days.
 
Responsible Officer” means the chief executive officer, president, chief financial officer, treasurer, assistant treasurer or controller of a Loan Party.  Any document delivered hereunder that is signed by a Responsible Officer of a Loan Party shall be conclusively presumed to have been authorized by all necessary corporate, partnership and/or other action on the part of such Loan Party and such Responsible Officer shall be conclusively presumed to have acted on behalf of such Loan Party.
 
Restricted Payment” means any dividend or other distribution (whether in cash, securities or other property) with respect to any capital stock or other Equity Interest of any Person or any of its Subsidiaries, or any payment (whether in cash, securities or other property), including any sinking fund or similar deposit, on account of the purchase, redemption, retirement, defeasance, acquisition, cancellation or termination of any such capital stock or other Equity Interest, or on account of any return of capital to any Person’s stockholders, partners or members (or the equivalent of any thereof), or any option, warrant or other right to acquire any such dividend or other distribution or payment.
 
Revolver Priority Collateral” has the meaning assigned to the term “ABL Collateral” in the Term Intercreditor Agreement.
 
Revolving Availability Period” means the period from and including the Closing Date to but excluding the earlier of the Maturity Date and the date of termination of the Revolving Commitments.
 
Revolving Borrowing” means a Borrowing comprised of Revolving Loans.
 
Revolving Commitment” means, with respect to each Lender, the commitment, if any, of such Lender to make Revolving Loans hereunder up to the amount set forth on Schedule 2.01, or in the Assignment and Assumption Agreement pursuant to which such Lender assumed its Revolving Commitment, as applicable, as the same may be (a) reduced from time to time pursuant to Section 2.07, (b) increased from time to time pursuant to Section 2.15 and (c) reduced or increased from time to time pursuant to assignments by or to such Lender pursuant to Section 11.06.  The aggregate amount of the Lenders’ Revolving Commitments on the Closing Date is $200,000,000.
 
Revolving Commitment Increase” has the meaning specified in Section 2.15(a).
 
Revolving Commitment Increase Notice” has the meaning specified in Section 2.15(b).
 
Revolving Exposure” means, with respect to any Lender at any time, the aggregate principal amount at such time of all outstanding Revolving Loans of such Lender, plus the aggregate amount at such time of such Lender’s LC Exposure, plus the aggregate amount at such of such Lender’s Swingline Exposure.
 
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Revolving Loan” means a loan made pursuant to Article II hereof including, without duplication, any Swingline Loan (to the extent the context so requires the same), Overadvance Loan, Protective Advance and Extended Revolving Loan.
 
Revolving Note” means each revolving note substantially in the form of Exhibit B-1 hereto.
 
Royalties” means all royalties, fees, expense reimbursement and other amounts payable by a Loan Party under a license.
 
S&P” means Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., and any successor thereto.
 
Sanction(s)” means any international economic sanction administered or enforced by the United States Government (including without limitation, OFAC), the United Nations Security Council, the European Union, Her Majesty’s Treasury or the Canadian Government.
 
Sarbanes-Oxley” means the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
 
SEC” means the Securities and Exchange Commission, or any Governmental Authority succeeding to any of its principal functions.
 
Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement” means that certain Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, dated as of the date hereof, among the Borrower, Holdings, Bank of America, N.A., as administrative agent, and a syndicate of lenders, as the same may be amended, restated, amended and restated, modified, supplemented, replaced or refinanced from time to time in accordance herewith and the Terrm Intercreditor Agreement.
 
Second Lien Indenture Trustee” means Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, in its capacity as trustee under the Second Lien Notes Indenture.
 
Second Lien Notes” means the Senior Second Lien Notes due 2018 issued pursuant to the Second Lien Notes Documents.
 
Second Lien Notes Documents” means the Second Lien Notes Indenture, the Second Lien Notes and all other agreements, instruments and other documents pursuant to which the Second Lien Notes have been or will be issued or otherwise setting forth the terms of the Second Lien Notes.
 
Second Lien Notes Indenture” means the Indenture, dated as of February 5, 2010, by and among the Borrower, the guarantors party thereto and the Second Lien Indenture Trustee.
 
Section 6.01 Financials” means the quarterly and annual financial statements required to be delivered pursuant to Sections 6.01(a) and (b).
 
Secured Bank Product Obligations” means Bank Product Debt owing to a Secured Bank Product Provider, up to the maximum amount (in the case of any Secured Bank Product Provider other than Bank of America, N.A. and its Affiliates) specified by such provider in writing to the Administrative Agent, which amount may be established or increased (by further written notice by the Borrower to the Administrative Agent from time to time) as long as no Default or Event of Default then exists and no Overadvance would result from establishment of a Bank Product Reserve for such amount and all other Secured Bank Product Obligations.
 
Secured Bank Product Provider” means, at the time of entry into a Bank Product (or, if such Bank Product exists on the Closing Date, as of the Closing Date), the Administrative Agent, any Lender or any of their respective Affiliates that is providing a Bank Product; provided such provider delivers written notice to the Administrative Agent, in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, by the later of the Closing Date or ten (10) days following creation of the Bank Product, (i) describing the Bank Product and setting forth the maximum amount
 

 
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to be secured by the Collateral and the methodology to be used in calculating such amount, and (ii) agreeing to be bound by Section 9.11.  It is hereby understood that a Person may not be a Secured Bank Product Provider to the extent it is similarly treated as such under the Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement in respect of such Bank Product.
 
Secured Parties” means, collectively, the Administrative Agent, the Lenders, the Secured Bank Product Providers, each co-agent or sub-agent appointed by the Administrative Agent from time to time pursuant to Section 9.05, and the other Persons the Obligations owing to which are or are purported to be secured by the Collateral under the terms of the Collateral Documents.
 
Securities Laws” means the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Sarbanes-Oxley, and the applicable accounting and auditing principles, rules, standards and practices promulgated, approved or incorporated by the SEC or the PCAOB.
 
Security Agreement” has the meaning specified in Section 4.01(a)(iii).
 
Security Agreement Supplement” has the meaning specified in Section 1.03 of the Security Agreement.
 
Senior Notes” means the (i) 11.5% Senior Notes due 2017 issued pursuant to the Senior Notes Indenture and (ii) 7.0% Exchangeable Senior Notes due 2017 issued pursuant to the Senior Exchangeable Notes Indenture.
 
Senior Notes Documents” means the Senior Notes Indenture, the Senior Exchangeable Notes Indenture, the Senior Notes and all other agreements, instruments and other documents pursuant to which the Senior Notes have been or will be issued or otherwise setting forth the terms of the Senior Notes.
 
Senior Notes Indenture” means the Indenture, dated as of March 28, 2012, among the Borrower, the guarantors party thereto and U.S. Bank National Association, as trustee, which provides for the issuance of the Borrower’s 11.5% Senior Notes due 2017.
 
Senior Exchangeable Notes Indenture” means the Indenture, dated as of March 28, 2012, among the Borrower, the guarantors party thereto and U.S. Bank National Association, as trustee, which provides for the issuance of the Borrower’s 7.0% Exchangeable Senior Notes due 2017.
 
Settlement Date” has the meaning specified in Section 2.14(b).
 
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, (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, and (f) as regards the Canadian Guarantors, none is an “insolvent person” as defined in the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (Canada).  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 Event of Default” means any Event of Default arising under Section 8.01(a), 8.01(b)(i) (solely relating to a failure to comply with Section 6.20(c)), 8.01(b)(iv) or 8.01(f).
 
Specified Loan Party” means any Loan Party that is not an “eligible contract participant” under the Commodity Exchange Act (determined prior to giving effect to Section 10.11 of this Agreement and Section 5.15 of the Guaranty).
 

 
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Spot Rate” means the exchange rate, as determined by the Administrative Agent, that is applicable to conversion of one currency into another currency, which is (a) the exchange rate reported by Bloomberg (or other commercially available source designated by the Administrative Agent) as of the end of the preceding Business Day in the financial market for the first currency; or (b) if such report is unavailable for any reason, the spot rate for the purchase of the first currency with the second currency as in effect during the preceding Business Day in the Administrative Agent’s principal foreign exchange trading office for the first currency as of the end of such preceding Business Day.
 
Subsidiary” of a Person means a corporation, partnership, joint venture, limited liability company or other business entity of which a majority of the shares of securities or other interests having ordinary voting power for the election of directors or other governing body (other than securities or interests having such power only by reason of the happening of a contingency) are at the time beneficially owned, or the management of which is otherwise controlled, directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, or both, by such Person.  Unless otherwise specified, all references herein to a “Subsidiary” or to “Subsidiaries” shall refer to a Subsidiary or Subsidiaries of Holdings.
 
Supermajority Lenders” means those non-Defaulting Lenders which would constitute the Required Lenders under, and as defined in, this Agreement if the percentage “50%” contained therein were changed to “66⅔%.”
 
Swap Contract” means (a) any and all rate swap transactions, basis swaps, credit derivative transactions, forward rate transactions, commodity swaps, commodity options, forward commodity contracts, equity or equity index swaps or options, bond or bond price or bond index swaps or options or forward bond or forward bond price or forward bond index transactions, interest rate options, forward foreign exchange transactions, cap transactions, floor transactions, collar transactions, currency swap transactions, cross-currency rate swap transactions, currency options, spot contracts, or any other similar transactions or any combination of any of the foregoing (including any options to enter into any of the foregoing), whether or not any such transaction is governed by or subject to any master agreement, and (b) any and all transactions of any kind, and the related confirmations, which are subject to the terms and conditions of, or governed by, any form of master agreement published by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc., any International Foreign Exchange Master Agreement, or any other master agreement governing any transaction described in clause (a) above (any such master agreement, together with any related schedules, a “Master Agreement”), including any such obligations or liabilities under any Master Agreement.
 
Swap Obligation” means, with respect to any 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.
 
Swap Termination Value” means, in respect of any one or more Swap Contracts, after taking into account the effect of any legally enforceable netting agreement relating to such Swap Contracts, (a) for any date on or after the date such Swap Contracts have been closed out and termination value(s) determined in accordance therewith, such termination value(s), and (b) for any date prior to the date referenced in clause (a), the amount(s) determined as the mark-to-market value(s) for such Swap Contracts, as determined based upon one or more mid-market or other readily available quotations provided by any recognized dealer in such Swap Contracts (which may include a Lender or any Affiliate of a Lender).
 
Swingline Commitment” means the commitment of the Swingline Lender to make loans pursuant to Section 2.12, as the same may be reduced from time to time pursuant to Section 2.07 or Section 2.12.
 
Swingline Exposure” means, at any time, the aggregate principal amount at such time of all outstanding Swingline Loans.  The Swingline Exposure of any Revolving Lender at any time shall equal its Pro Rata Percentage of the aggregate Swingline Exposure at such time.
 
Swingline Lender” means Bank of America, N.A.
 
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Swingline Note” means each swingline note substantially in the form of Exhibit B-2 hereto.
 
Synthetic Debt” means, with respect to any Person as of any date of determination thereof, all obligations of such Person in respect of transactions entered into by such Person that are intended to function primarily as a borrowing of funds (including any minority interest transactions that function primarily as a borrowing) but are not otherwise included in the definition of “Indebtedness” or as a liability on the consolidated balance sheet of such Person and its Subsidiaries in accordance with GAAP.
 
Synthetic Lease Obligation” means the monetary obligation of a Person under (a) a so-called synthetic, off-balance sheet or tax retention lease, or (b) an agreement for the use or possession of property (including sale and leaseback transactions), in each case, creating obligations that do not appear on the balance sheet of such Person but which, upon the application of any Debtor Relief Laws to such Person, would be characterized as the indebtedness of such Person (without regard to accounting treatment).
 
Tax Status Certificate” has the meaning set forth in Section 3.01(e).
 
Taxes” means all present or future taxes, levies, imposts, duties, deductions, withholdings, assessments, fees or other charges imposed by any Governmental Authority, including any interest, additions to tax or penalties applicable thereto.
 
Term Agent” means Bank of America, N.A., in its capacity as administrative agent under the Term Documents.
 
Term Documents” means the Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement and the other “Loan Documents” (as such term is defined in the Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement).
 
Term Intercreditor Agreement” means the Intercreditor Agreement, dated as of the date hereof, among the Borrower, Holdings, the other Guarantors, the Administrative Agent and the Term Agent, as the same may be amended, amended and restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time.
 
Term Loans” means the term loans borrowed under the Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement.
 
Threshold Amount” means $35,000,000.
 
Trade Date” has the meaning specified in Section 11.06(b)(i)(B).
 
Transaction” means, collectively, (a) the entering into by the Loan Parties and their applicable Subsidiaries of the Loan Documents to which they are or are intended to be a party, (b) the entry into the Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, (c) the refinancing of the term loans under the Existing Credit Agreement and the termination of the revolving commitments under the Existing Credit Agreement and (d) the payment of the fees and expenses incurred in connection with the consummation of the foregoing.
 
Type” means, with respect to a Revolving Loan, its character as a Base Rate Loan or a Eurodollar Rate Loan.
 
UCC” means the Uniform Commercial Code as in effect in the State of New York; provided that, if perfection or the effect of perfection or non-perfection or the priority of any security interest in any Collateral is governed by the Uniform Commercial Code as in effect in a jurisdiction other than the State of New York, “UCC” means the Uniform Commercial Code as in effect from time to time in such other jurisdiction for purposes of the provisions hereof relating to such perfection, effect of perfection or non-perfection or priority.
 
Unfunded Pension Liability” means the excess of a Pension Plan’s benefit liabilities under Section 4001(a)(16) of ERISA, over the current value of that Pension Plan’s assets, determined in accordance with the assumptions used for funding the Pension Plan pursuant to Section 412 of the Code for the applicable plan year.
 

 
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United States” and “U.S.” mean the United States of America.
 
Unreimbursed Amount” has the meaning specified in Section 2.13(e).
 
Unsecured Term Loan Facility” means that certain unsecured credit agreement, dated as of January 18, 2013, among the Borrower, Holdings, as a guarantor, Macquarie US Trading LLC, as administrative agent, and the lenders named therein and from time to time party thereto, together with any refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension thereof pursuant to Section 7.02(m).
 
Unsecured Term Loan Facility Documents” means the Unsecured Term Loan Facility and all other agreements, instruments and other documents executed in connection therewith.
 
Unsecured Term Loan Prepayment Conditions” means, as to any relevant action contemplated in this Agreement, (i) no Event of Default has then occurred and is continuing or would result from such action, (ii) (a) the sum of (x) the amount of Qualified Cash on the date of such action plus (y) Availability on a Pro Forma Basis immediately after giving effect to such action would be at least $35,000,000 and (b) over the 30 consecutive days prior to consummation of such action, the sum of (x) the amount of Qualified Cash  plus (y) Availability averaged no less than $30,000,000 and (iii) the Consolidated Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio would be at least 1.0 to 1.0 on a Pro Forma Basis for such action.
 
Unused Line Fee” has the meaning specified in Section 2.05(a).
 
Unused Line Fee Rate” means, (i) initially, 0.50% per annum and (ii) from and after the delivery by the Borrower to the Administrative Agent of the Borrowing Base Certificate for the second full fiscal quarter completed after the Closing Date, the rate determined by reference to the following grid on a per annum basis based on the Average Usage as a percentage of the Aggregate Commitments during the immediately preceding fiscal quarter:
 
Average Usage
(percentage of Aggregate Commitments)
Unused Line Fee Rate
< 50%
0.50%
≥ 50%
0.375%

USA PATRIOT Act” has the meaning specified in the definition of “Anti-Terrorism Laws.”
 
U.S. Loan Party” means any Loan Party that is organized under the laws of one of the states of the United States of America and that is not a CFC.
 
Weighted Average Life to Maturity” means, when applied to any Indebtedness at any date, the number of years obtained by dividing (i) the then outstanding principal amount of such Indebtedness into (ii) the product obtained by multiplying (x) the amount of each then remaining installment or other required scheduled payments of principal, including payment at final maturity, in respect thereof, by (y) the number of years (calculated to the nearest one-twelfth) that will elapse between such date and the making of such payment.
 
 
With reference to this Agreement and each other Loan Document, unless otherwise specified herein or in such other Loan Document:
 
(a)           The definitions of terms herein shall apply equally to the singular and plural forms of the terms defined.  Whenever the context may require, any pronoun shall include the corresponding masculine, feminine and neuter forms.  The words “include,” “includes” and “including” shall be deemed to be followed by the phrase “without limitation.”  The word “will” shall be construed to have the same meaning
 

 
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and effect as the word “shall.”  Unless the context requires otherwise, (i) any definition of or reference to any agreement, instrument or other document (including any Organization Document) shall be construed as referring to such agreement, instrument or other document as from time to time amended, supplemented or otherwise modified (subject to any restrictions on such amendments, supplements or modifications set forth herein or in any other Loan Document), (ii) any reference herein to any Person shall be construed to include such Person’s successors and assigns, (iii) the words “herein,” “hereof” and “hereunder,” and words of similar import when used in any Loan Document, shall be construed to refer to such Loan Document in its entirety and not to any particular provision thereof, (iv) all references in a Loan Document to Articles, Sections, Preliminary Statements, Exhibits and Schedules shall be construed to refer to Articles and Sections of, and Preliminary Statements, Exhibits and Schedules to, the Loan Document in which such references appear, (v) any reference to any law shall include all statutory and regulatory provisions consolidating, amending, replacing or interpreting such law and any reference to any law or regulation shall, unless otherwise specified, refer to such law or regulation as amended, modified or supplemented from time to time, and (vi) the words “asset” and “property” shall be construed to have the same meaning and effect and to refer to any and all tangible and intangible assets and properties, including cash, securities, accounts and contract rights.
 
(b)           In the computation of periods of time from a specified date to a later specified date, the word “from” means “from and including”; the words “to” and “until” each mean “to but excluding”; and the word “through” means “to and including.”
 
(c)           Section headings herein and in the other Loan Documents are included for convenience of reference only and shall not affect the interpretation of this Agreement or any other Loan Document.
 
(d)           The Borrower has a fiscal year and fiscal quarters not ending on the calendar year and calendar quarter, respectively.  For the avoidance of doubt for so long as such situation exists, when interpreting any provision of this Agreement relating to a fiscal year or fiscal quarter or period ended at or as of the end of a fiscal year or fiscal quarter, including, without limitation, the financial covenant set forth in Section 7.11, any reference to such a period shall be deemed to refer to the Borrower’s fiscal quarter or year ended nearest the given date.  In addition, any reference to a fiscal quarter of the Borrower contained in Section 7.11 (e.g., “Q3 2010”) shall be deemed to refer to the specified fiscal quarter of the specified fiscal year (e.g., in the case of Q3 2010, such reference means the third fiscal quarter of the Borrower’s 2010 fiscal year).
 
 
(a) Generally.  All accounting terms not specifically or completely defined herein shall be construed in conformity with, and all financial data (including financial ratios and other financial calculations) required to be submitted pursuant to this Agreement shall be prepared in conformity with, GAAP applied on a consistent basis, as in effect from time to time, applied in a manner consistent with that used in preparing the Audited Financial Statements, except as otherwise specifically prescribed herein.
 
(b) Changes in GAAP.  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 Administrative 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 Administrative 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.
 
(c) Pro Forma Calculations.  Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, any calculation of the Financial Covenant for any Measurement Period during which an Acquisition or Disposition shall have occurred (or shall be deemed to have occurred for the purposes described in clause (ii) of this Section 1.03(c)) shall each be made on a Pro Forma Basis for purposes of making the following determinations:
 

 
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(i) determining compliance with the Financial Covenant (other than whether the conditions precedent for a proposed transaction have been satisfied as contemplated by clause (ii) of this Section 1.03(c)); and
 
(ii) determining whether the conditions precedent have been satisfied for a proposed transaction which is permitted hereunder only so long as no Default will result from the consummation thereof, including, without limitation, any Disposition or any Investment which results in an Acquisition.
 
Any calculation made on a Pro Forma Basis or to determine pro forma compliance with any Financial Covenant or financial ratio shall similarly count any other Acquisition or Disposition consummated and any other Indebtedness and related interest expense otherwise incurred or repaid after the latest Measurement Period and prior to the calculation date.  Any time this Agreement requires pro forma compliance with any Financial Covenant or financial ratio, such compliance shall be demonstrated by a certified calculation of such pro forma compliance provided by the Borrower to the Administrative Agent.
 
Pro Forma Basis” means, for purposes of calculating any financial ratio (including the Consolidated Leverage Ratio, the Consolidated Secured Debt Ratio, the Consolidated First Lien Leverage Ratio and the Consolidated Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio) or financial amount for any Measurement Period for any of the purposes specified in this Section 1.03(c), and with respect to each proposed Acquisition or Disposition and each such transaction actually consummated in such Measurement Period, that such financial ratio or financial amount shall be calculated on a pro forma basis based on the following assumptions:  (a) each such transaction shall be deemed to have occurred on the first day of such Measurement Period; (b) any funds to be used by any Person in consummating any such transaction will be assumed to have been used for that purpose as of the first day of such Measurement Period; (c) any Indebtedness to be incurred by any Person in connection with the consummation of any such transaction will be assumed to have been incurred on the first day of such Measurement Period; (d) the gross interest expenses, determined in accordance with GAAP, with respect to such Indebtedness assumed to have been incurred on the first day of such Measurement Period that bears interest at a floating rate shall be calculated at the current rate (as of the date of such calculation) under the agreement governing such Indebtedness (including this Agreement if the Indebtedness is incurred hereunder); and (e) any gross interest expense, determined in accordance with GAAP, with respect to Indebtedness outstanding during such Measurement Period that was or is to be refinanced with proceeds of a transaction assumed to have been incurred as of the first day of the Measurement Period will be excluded from such calculations (and to the extent not already excluded pursuant to clause (a) or (b) above, the principal amount of such Indebtedness shall be excluded).  “Pro Forma Basis” may also include such adjustments for expected cost savings in connection with an Acquisition or Disposition as forecasted by the Borrower to occur within twelve months after such Acquisition or Disposition in a reasonable manner with appropriate supporting documentation and representations by management, reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent; provided, that, (i) “Pro Forma Basis” shall not include any expected cost savings arising from (A) any Acquisition of property by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries from any Affiliate thereof or (B) any Disposition of any Property by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries to any Affiliate thereof, and (ii) prior to taking into account any such expected cost savings in calculating any financial ratio or financial amount pursuant to this paragraph, the Borrower shall deliver to the Administrative Agent a Pro Forma Adjustment Compliance Certificate; provided, further, that the aggregate amount of such adjustments for expected cost savings during any Measurement Period (excluding cost savings arising from an Acquisition with respect to which at least 85% of the purchase price is financed with Equity) shall not exceed 15.0% of Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA for such Measurement Period.
 
(d) Consolidation of Variable Interest Entities.  All references herein to consolidated financial statements of Holdings and its Subsidiaries or to the determination of any amount for Holdings and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis or any similar reference shall, in each case, be deemed to include each variable interest entity that Holdings is required to consolidate pursuant to FASB Interpretation No. 46 – Consolidation of Variable Interest Entities:  an interpretation of ARB No. 51 (January 2003) as if such variable interest entity were a Subsidiary as defined herein.
 
 
Any financial ratios required to be maintained by the Borrower 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
 

 
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number of places by which such ratio is expressed herein and rounding the result up or down to the nearest number (with a rounding-up if there is no nearest number).
 
 
Unless otherwise specified, all references herein to times of day shall be references to Eastern time (daylight or standard, as applicable).
 
 
As used herein, the following terms are defined in accordance with the UCC in effect in the State of New York (and with respect to any Canadian Guarantor, such definition (or correlative terms (if existing) under the PPSA) shall be defined in accordance with the PPSA) from time to time:  “Commercial Tort Claim,” “Document” and “Document of Title,” “Equipment,” “General Intangibles” and “Intangibles,” “Goods,” “Instrument” and “Supporting Obligations.”
 
 
Any amount specified in this Agreement or any of the other Loan Documents to be in Dollars shall also include the equivalent of such amount in any currency other than Dollars to the extent necessary to give effect to the intent, where applicable, that this Agreement apply to Canadian Guarantors, such equivalent amount thereof in the applicable currency to be determined by the Administrative Agent at such time on the basis of the Spot Rate for the purchase of such currency with Dollars.  Unless expressly provided otherwise, all references in the Loan Documents to Revolving Loans, Letters of Credit, Obligations, Revolving Commitments, Borrowing Base components and other amounts shall be denominated in Dollars.  The Dollar Equivalent of any amounts denominated or reported under a Loan Document in a currency other than Dollars shall be determined by the Administrative Agent at its discretion, based on the current Spot Rate.  The Borrower shall report Borrowing Base components to the Administrative Agent in the currency invoiced by the applicable Loan Parties or shown in their financial records, and unless expressly provided otherwise herein, shall deliver financial statements and calculate financial covenants in Dollars.
 
 
On such dates determined by the Administrative Agent (the “Exchange Rate Date”), the Administrative Agent shall determine the Exchange Rate as of such date.  The Exchange Rate so determined shall become effective on the first Business Day immediately following such determination (a “Reset Date”) and shall remain effective until the next succeeding Reset Date.
 
 
For purposes of any Collateral located in the Province of Quebec or charged by any deed of hypothec (or any other Loan Document) and for all other purposes pursuant to which the interpretation or construction of a Loan Document may be subject to the laws of the Province of Quebec or a court or tribunal exercising jurisdiction in the Province of Quebec, (a) “personal property” shall be deemed to include “movable property,” (b) “real property” shall be deemed to include “immovable property,” (c) “tangible property” shall be deemed to include “corporeal property,” (d) “intangible property” shall be deemed to include “incorporeal property,” (e) “security interest,” “mortgage” and “lien” shall be deemed to include a “hypothec,” “prior claim” and a “resolutory clause,” (f) all references to filing, registering or recording under the UCC or the PPSA shall be deemed to include publication under the Civil Code of Quebec, (g) all references to “perfection” of or “perfected” Liens shall be deemed to include a reference to an “opposable” or “set up” Liens as against third parties, (h) any “right of offset,” “right of setoff” or similar expression shall be deemed to include a “right of compensation,” (i) “goods” shall be deemed to include “corporeal movable property” other than chattel paper, documents of title, instruments, money and securities, (j) an “agent” shall be deemed to include a “mandatary,” (k) “construction liens” shall be
 

 
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deemed to include “legal hypothecs,” (l) “joint and several” shall be deemed to include “solidary,” (m) “gross negligence or willful misconduct” shall be deemed to be “intentional or gross fault,” (n) “beneficial ownership” shall be deemed to include “ownership on behalf of another as mandatary,” (o) “easement” shall be deemed to include “servitude,” (p) “priority” shall be deemed to include “prior claim,” (q) “survey” shall be deemed to include “certificate of location and plan” and (r) “fee simple title” shall be deemed to include “absolute ownership.”  The parties hereto confirm that it is their wish that this Agreement and any other document executed in connection with the transactions contemplated herein be drawn up in the English language only (except if another language is required under any applicable Law) and that all other documents contemplated thereunder or relating thereto, including notices, may also be drawn up in the English language only.  Les parties aux présentes confirment que c’est leur volonté que cette convention et les autres documents de crédit soient rédigés en langue anglaise seulement et que tous les documents, y compris tous avis, envisagés par cette convention et les autres documents peuvent être rédigés en la langue anglaise seulement (sauf si une autre langue est requise en vertu d’une loi applicable).
 
 
AMOUNT AND TERMS OF CREDIT
 
 
Subject to the terms and conditions and relying upon the representations and warranties herein set forth, each Lender agrees, severally and not jointly, to make Revolving Loans to the Borrower, at any time and from time to time on and after the Closing Date until the earlier of one Business Day prior to the Maturity Date and the termination of the Commitment of such Lender in accordance with the terms hereof, in an aggregate principal amount at any time outstanding that will not result in such Lender’s Revolving Exposure exceeding the lesser of (A) such Lender’s Revolving Commitment, and (B) such Lender’s Pro Rata Percentage multiplied by the Borrowing Base then in effect.  Within the limits set forth above and subject to the terms, conditions and limitations set forth herein, the Borrower may borrow, pay or prepay and reborrow Revolving Loans.
 
 
(a) Each Revolving Loan (other than Swingline Loans) shall be made as part of a Borrowing consisting of Revolving Loans made by the Lenders ratably in accordance with their applicable Commitments; provided that the failure of any Lender to make any Revolving Loan shall not in itself relieve any other Lender of its obligation to lend hereunder (it being understood, however, that no Lender shall be responsible for the failure of any other Lender to make any Revolving Loan required to be made by such other Lender).  Except for Revolving Loans deemed made pursuant to Section 2.02(f), Revolving Loans (other than Swingline Loans) comprising any Borrowing shall be in an aggregate principal amount that is (i) (A) in the case of Base Rate Loans, not less than $500,000 and (B) in the case of Eurodollar Rate Loans, an integral multiple of $250,000 and not less than $1,000,000, or (ii) equal to the remaining available balance of the applicable Revolving Commitments.
 
(b) Subject to Sections 3.02, 3.03 and 3.04, each Borrowing shall be comprised entirely of Base Rate Loans or Eurodollar Rate Loans as the Borrower may request pursuant to Section 2.03.  Each Lender may at its option make any Eurodollar Rate Loan by causing any domestic or foreign branch or Affiliate of such Lender to make such Revolving Loan; provided that any exercise of such option shall not affect the obligation of the Borrower to repay such Revolving Loan in accordance with the terms of this Agreement or cause the Borrower to pay additional amounts pursuant to Sections 3.02, 3.03 and 3.04.  Borrowings of more than one Type may be outstanding at the same time; provided further that the Borrower shall not be entitled to request any Borrowing that, if made, would result in more than ten Borrowings of Eurodollar Rate Loans outstanding hereunder at any one time.  For purposes of the foregoing, Borrowings having different Interest Periods, regardless of whether they commence on the same date, shall be considered separate Borrowings.
 
(c) Except with respect to Revolving Loans deemed made pursuant to Section 2.02(f), each Lender shall make each Revolving Loan (other than Swingline Loans) to be made by it hereunder on the proposed date thereof by wire transfer of immediately available funds to such account in New York City as the Administrative Agent may designate not later than 3:00 p.m., New York City time, and the Administrative Agent shall promptly credit the amounts so received to an account as directed by the Borrower in the applicable Notice of Borrowing maintained with the Administrative Agent or, if a Borrowing shall not occur on such date because any condition precedent herein specified shall not have been met or waived, return the amounts so received to the respective Lenders.
 

 
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(d) Unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from a Lender prior to the date of any Borrowing that such Lender will not make available to the Administrative Agent such Lender’s portion of such Borrowing, the Administrative Agent may assume that such Lender has made such portion available to the Administrative Agent on the date of such Borrowing in accordance with paragraph (c) above, and the Administrative Agent may, in reliance upon such assumption, make available to the Borrower on such date a corresponding amount.  If the Administrative Agent shall have so made funds available then, to the extent that such Lender shall not have made such portion available to the Administrative Agent, such Lender and the Borrower severally agree to repay to the Administrative Agent forthwith on demand such corresponding amount together with interest thereon, for each day from the date such amount is made available to the Borrower until the date such amount is repaid to the Administrative Agent at (i) in the case of the Borrower, the interest rate applicable at the time to the Revolving Loans comprising such Borrowing and (ii) in the case of such Lender, a rate determined by the Administrative Agent to represent its cost of overnight or short-term funds (which determination shall be conclusive absent manifest error).  If such Lender shall repay to the Administrative Agent such corresponding amount, such amount shall constitute such Lender’s Revolving Loan as part of such Borrowing for purposes of this Agreement.
 
(e) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, the Borrower shall not be entitled to request, or to elect to convert or continue, any Borrowing if the Interest Period requested with respect thereto would end after the Maturity Date.
 
(f) If the Issuing Bank shall not have received from the Borrower the payment required to be made by Section 2.13(e) within the time specified in such Section, the Issuing Bank will promptly notify the Administrative Agent of the LC Disbursement and the Administrative Agent will promptly notify each Revolving Lender of such LC Disbursement and its Pro Rata Percentage thereof.  Each Revolving Lender shall pay by wire transfer of immediately available funds to the Administrative Agent on such date (or, if such Revolving Lender shall have received such notice later than 12:00 (noon), New York City time, on any day, not later than 11:00 a.m., New York City time, on the immediately following Business Day), an amount equal to such Lender’s Pro Rata Percentage of such LC Disbursement (it being understood that such amount shall be deemed to constitute a Base Rate Loan of such Lender, and such payment shall be deemed to have reduced the LC Exposure), and the Administrative Agent will promptly pay to the Issuing Bank amounts so received by it from the Revolving Lenders.  The Administrative Agent will promptly pay to the Issuing Bank any amounts received by it from the Borrower pursuant to Section 2.13(e) prior to the time that any Revolving Lender makes any payment pursuant to this paragraph (f); any such amounts received by the Administrative Agent thereafter will be promptly remitted by the Administrative Agent to the Revolving Lenders that shall have made such payments and to the Issuing Bank, as their interests may appear.  If any Revolving Lender shall not have made its Pro Rata Percentage of such LC Disbursement available to the Administrative Agent as provided above, such Lender and the Borrower severally agree to pay interest on such amount, for each day from and including the date such amount is required to be paid in accordance with this paragraph (f) to but excluding the date such amount is paid, to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Issuing Bank at (i) in the case of the Borrower, a rate per annum equal to the interest rate applicable to Revolving Loans pursuant to Section 2.06(a), and (ii) in the case of such Lender, for the first such day, the Federal Funds Rate, and for each day thereafter, the Base Rate.
 
 
To request a Revolving Borrowing, the Borrower shall notify the Administrative Agent of such request by telecopy or electronic transmission (if arrangements for doing so have been approved by the Administrative Agent, which approval shall not be unreasonably withheld, conditioned or delayed) or telephone (promptly confirmed by telecopy) (i) in the case of a Borrowing of Eurodollar Rate Loans, not later than 11:00 a.m., New York City time, three Business Days before the date of the proposed Borrowing or (ii) in the case of a Borrowing of Base Rate Loans (other than Swingline Loans), not later than 11:00 a.m., New York City time, on the Business Day of the proposed Borrowing.  Each such telephonic Notice of Borrowing shall be irrevocable, subject to Sections 2.09 and 3.01, and shall be confirmed promptly by hand delivery or telecopy to the Administrative Agent of a written Notice of Borrowing in a form approved by the Administrative Agent and signed by the Borrower.  Each such telephonic and written Notice of Borrowing shall specify the following information in compliance with Section 2.02:
 
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(b)           the date of such Borrowing, which shall be a Business Day;
 
(c)           whether such Borrowing is to be a Borrowing of Base Rate Loans or a Borrowing of Eurodollar Rate Loans;
 
(d)           in the case of a Borrowing of Eurodollar Rate Loans, the initial Interest Period to be applicable thereto, which shall be a period contemplated by the definition of the term “Interest Period”;
 
(e)           the location and number of the account to which funds are to be disbursed, which shall comply with the requirements of Section 2.02; and
 
(f)           that the conditions set forth in Section 4.01 or Section 4.02, as applicable, are satisfied or waived as of the date of the notice.
 
If no election as to the Type of Borrowing is specified, then the requested Borrowing shall be a Borrowing of Base Rate Loans.  If no Interest Period is specified with respect to any requested Borrowing of Eurodollar Rate Loans, then the Borrower shall be deemed to have selected an Interest Period of one month’s duration (subject to the proviso in clause (d) above).  Promptly following receipt of a Notice of Borrowing in accordance with this Section 2.03, the Administrative Agent shall advise each Lender of the details thereof and of the amount of such Lender’s Revolving Loan to be made as part of the requested Borrowing.
 
 
(a) The Borrower hereby unconditionally promises to pay (i) to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Revolving Lender, the then unpaid principal amount of each Revolving Loan of such Lender on the Maturity Date and (ii) to the Swingline Lender the then unpaid principal amount of each Swingline Loan on the Maturity Date.
 
(b) Each Lender shall maintain in accordance with its usual practice an account or accounts evidencing the indebtedness of the Borrower to such Lender resulting from each Revolving Loan made by such Lender from time to time, including the amounts of principal and interest payable and paid to such Lender from time to time under this Agreement.  The Borrower shall be entitled to review records of such accounts with prior reasonable notice during normal business hours.
 
(c) The Administrative Agent shall maintain accounts in which it will record (i) the amount of each Revolving Loan made hereunder, the Type thereof and the Interest Period applicable thereto; (ii) the amount of any principal or interest due and payable or to become due and payable from the Borrower to each Lender hereunder; and (iii) the amount of any sum received by the Administrative Agent hereunder for the account of the Lenders and each Lender’s share thereof.  Each Lender shall maintain in accordance with its usual practice an account or accounts evidencing the indebtedness of the Borrower to such Lender.  The Borrower shall be entitled to review records of such accounts with prior reasonable notice during normal business hours.
 
(d) The entries made in the accounts maintained pursuant to paragraphs (b) and (c) above shall be prima facie evidence of the existence and amounts of the obligations therein recorded absent manifest error; provided that the failure of any Lender or the Administrative Agent to maintain such accounts or any error therein shall not in any manner affect the obligations of the Borrower to repay the Revolving Loans in accordance with their terms.
 
(e) Any Lender may request that Revolving Loans made by it be evidenced by a promissory note.  In such event, the Borrower shall promptly prepare, execute and deliver to such Lender a promissory note payable to such Lender (or, if requested by such Lender, to such Lender and its registered assigns) substantially in the form of Exhibit B-1 or Exhibit B-2, as applicable.
 

 
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(a) Unused Line Fee.  The Borrower shall pay to the Administrative Agent, for the ratable benefit of the Lenders (other than any Defaulting Lender), a fee equal to the Unused Line Fee Rate multiplied by the amount by which the Revolving Commitments (other than Revolving Commitments of a Defaulting Lender) exceed the average daily balance of outstanding Revolving Loans (other than Swingline Loans) and stated amount of outstanding Letters of Credit during any fiscal quarter (such fee, the “Unused Line Fee”).  Such fee shall accrue commencing on the Closing Date, and will be payable in arrears, on the first day of each fiscal quarter, commencing July 1, 2013.
 
(b) Administrative Agent Fees.  The Borrower agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent, for its own account, the fees set forth in the Fee Letter or such other fees payable in the amounts and at the times separately agreed upon between the Borrower and the Administrative Agent (the “Administrative Agent Fees”).
 
(c) LC and Fronting Fees.  The Borrower agrees to pay (i) to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Revolving Lender a participation fee (“LC Participation Fee”) with respect to its participations in Letters of Credit, which shall accrue at a rate per annum equal to the Applicable Margin from time to time used to determine the interest rate on Eurodollar Rate Loans pursuant to Section 2.06, on the average daily amount of such Lender’s LC Exposure (excluding any portion thereof attributable to unreimbursed LC Disbursements) during the period from and including the Closing Date to but excluding the later of the date on which such Lender’s Revolving Commitment terminates and the date on which such Lender ceases to have any LC Exposure, and (ii) to the Issuing Bank a fronting fee (“Fronting Fee”), which shall accrue at the rate of 0.125% per annum on the average daily amount of the LC Exposure (excluding any portion thereof attributable to unreimbursed LC Disbursements) during the period from and including the Closing Date to but excluding the later of the date of termination of the Revolving Commitments and the date on which there ceases to be any LC Exposure, as well as the Issuing Bank’s standard and reasonable fees with respect to the issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of any Letter of Credit or processing of drawings thereunder as agreed among the Borrower and the Issuing Bank from time to time.  LC Participation Fees and Fronting Fees accrued through and including the last day of March, June, September and December of each year shall be payable on the third Business Day following such last day, commencing on the first such date to occur after the Closing Date; provided that all such fees shall be payable on the date on which the Revolving Commitments terminate and any such fees accruing after the date on which the Revolving Commitments terminate shall be payable on demand (including documentation reasonably supporting such request).  Any other fees payable to the Issuing Bank pursuant to this paragraph shall be payable within 10 days after written demand (together with backup documentation supporting such reimbursement request).  All LC Participation Fees and Fronting Fees shall be computed on the basis of a year of 360 days and shall be payable for the actual number of days elapsed (including the first day but excluding the last day).
 
(d) All fees shall be paid on the dates due, in immediately available funds, to the Administrative Agent for distribution, if and as appropriate, among the Lenders (other than Defaulting Lenders), except that the Fronting Fees shall be paid directly to the Issuing Bank.  Once paid, none of the fees shall be refundable under any circumstances.
 
 
(a) Subject to the provisions of Section 2.06(c), the Revolving Loans comprising each Borrowing of Base Rate Loans, including each Swingline Loan, shall bear interest at a rate per annum equal to the Base Rate plus the Applicable Margin in effect from time to time.
 
(b) Subject to the provisions of Section 2.06(c), the Revolving Loans comprising each Borrowing of Eurodollar Rate Loans shall bear interest at a rate per annum equal to the Eurodollar Rate for the Interest Period in effect for such Borrowing plus the Applicable Margin in effect from time to time.
 
(c) Notwithstanding the foregoing, if any principal of or interest on any Revolving Loan or any fees or other amount payable by the Borrower hereunder is not paid when due, whether at stated maturity, upon acceleration or otherwise, such overdue amount shall bear interest, after as well as before judgment, at a rate per annum equal to (i) in the case of overdue principal of, or interest on, any Revolving Loan, 2% plus the rate otherwise
 

 
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applicable to such Revolving Loan or (ii) in the case of any other amount, 2% plus the rate applicable to Base Rate Loans (in each case, the “Default Rate”).
 
(d) Accrued interest on each Revolving Loan shall be payable in arrears on each Adjustment Date, commencing with July 1, 2013, for such Revolving Loan and upon termination of the Revolving Commitments; provided that (i) interest accrued pursuant to paragraph (c) of this Section 2.06 shall be payable on demand and, absent demand, on each Adjustment Date and upon termination of the Revolving Commitments, (ii) in the event of any repayment or prepayment of any Revolving Loan (other than a prepayment of a Base Rate Loan prior to the end of the Revolving Availability Period), accrued interest on the principal amount repaid or prepaid shall be payable on the date of such repayment or prepayment and (iii) in the event of any conversion of any Eurodollar Rate Loan prior to the end of the current Interest Period therefor, accrued interest on such Revolving Loan shall be payable on the effective date of such conversion.
 
(e) All interest hereunder shall be computed on the basis of a year of 365/366 days, except that interest computed by reference to the Eurodollar Rate (other than Base Rate Loans determined by reference to the Eurodollar Rate) and all fees shall be computed on the basis of a year of 360 days, and in each case shall be payable for the actual number of days elapsed (including the first day but excluding the last day).  The applicable Base Rate or Eurodollar Rate shall be determined by the Administrative Agent in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement and such determination shall be conclusive absent manifest error.
 
 
(a) The Revolving Commitments, the Swingline Commitment, and the LC Commitment shall automatically terminate on the Maturity Date.
 
(b) The Borrower may at any time terminate, or from time to time reduce, the Revolving Commitments; provided that (i) any such reduction shall be in an amount that is an integral multiple of $1,000,000 and (ii) the Revolving Commitments shall not be terminated or reduced if after giving effect to any concurrent prepayment of the Revolving Loans in accordance with Section 2.09, the Aggregate Exposures would exceed the Aggregate Commitments.
 
(c) The Borrower shall notify the Administrative Agent of any election to terminate or reduce the Aggregate Commitments under paragraph (b) of this Section 2.07 at least two Business Days prior to the effective date of such termination or reduction, specifying such election and the effective date thereof.  Promptly following receipt of any notice, the Administrative Agent shall advise the Lenders of the contents thereof.  Each notice delivered by the Borrower pursuant to this Section 2.07 shall be irrevocable except that, to the extent delivered in connection with a refinancing of the Obligations, such notice shall not be irrevocable until such refinancing is closed and funded.  Any effectuated termination or reduction of the Aggregate Commitments shall be permanent.  Each reduction of the Aggregate Commitments shall be made ratably among the Lenders in accordance with their respective Revolving Commitments.
 
 
(a) Each Revolving Borrowing initially shall be of the Type specified in the applicable Notice of Borrowing and, in the case of a Borrowing of Eurodollar Rate Loans, shall have an initial Interest Period as specified in such Notice of Borrowing.  Thereafter, the Borrower may elect to convert such Borrowing to a different Type or to continue such Borrowing and, in the case of a Borrowing of Eurodollar Rate Loans, may elect Interest Periods therefor, all as provided in this Section 2.08.  The Borrower may elect different options with respect to different portions of the affected Borrowing, in which case each such portion shall be allocated ratably among the Lenders holding the Revolving Loans comprising such Borrowing, and the Revolving Loans comprising each such portion shall be considered a separate Borrowing.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, the Borrower shall not be entitled to request any conversion or continuation that, if made, would result in more than ten Borrowings of Eurodollar Rate Loans outstanding hereunder at any one time.  This Section 2.08 shall not apply to Swingline Loans, which may not be converted or continued.
 

 
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(b) To make an election pursuant to this Section 2.08, the Borrower shall notify the Administrative Agent of such election by telephone or electronic transmission (if arrangements for doing so have been approved by the Administrative Agent, which approval shall not be unreasonably withheld, delayed or conditioned) by the time that a Notice of Borrowing would be required under Section 2.03 if the Borrower was requesting a Revolving Borrowing of the Type resulting from such election to be made on the effective date of such election, subject to Section 3.05.  Each such telephonic Notice of Conversion/Continuation shall be confirmed promptly by hand delivery or telecopy to the Administrative Agent of a written Notice of Conversion/Continuation substantially in the form of Exhibit A-2, unless otherwise agreed to by the Administrative Agent and the Borrower.
 
(c) Each telephonic and written Notice of Conversion/Continuation shall specify the following information in compliance with Section 2.02:
 
(i) the Borrowing to which such Notice of Conversion/Continuation applies and, if different options are being elected with respect to different portions thereof, the portions thereof to be allocated to each resulting Borrowing (in which case the information to be specified pursuant to clauses (iii) and (iv) below shall be specified for each resulting Borrowing);
 
(ii) the effective date of the election made pursuant to such Notice of Conversion/Continuation, which shall be a Business Day;
 
(iii) whether the resulting Borrowing is to be a Borrowing of Base Rate Loans or a Borrowing of Eurodollar Rate Loans; and
 
(iv) if the resulting Borrowing is a Borrowing of Eurodollar Rate Loans, the Interest Period to be applicable thereto after giving effect to such election, which shall be a period contemplated by the definition of the term “Interest Period.”
 
If any such Notice of Conversion/Continuation requests a Borrowing of Eurodollar Rate Loans but does not specify an Interest Period, then the Borrower shall be deemed to have selected an Interest Period of one month’s duration.
 
(d) Promptly following receipt of a Notice of Conversion/Continuation, the Administrative Agent shall advise each Lender of the details thereof and of such Lender’s portion of each resulting Borrowing.
 
(e) If a Notice of Conversion/Continuation with respect to a Borrowing of Eurodollar Rate Loans is not timely delivered prior to the end of the Interest Period applicable thereto, then, unless such Borrowing is repaid as provided herein, at the end of such Interest Period such Borrowing shall be converted to a Borrowing of Base Rate Loans.  Notwithstanding any contrary provision hereof, if an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing and the Administrative Agent, at the request of the Required Lenders, so notifies the Borrower, then, after the occurrence and during the continuance of such Event of Default (i) no outstanding Borrowing may be converted to or continued as a Borrowing of Eurodollar Rate Loans and (ii) unless repaid, each Borrowing of Eurodollar Rate Loans shall be converted to a Borrowing of Base Rate Loans at the end of the Interest Period applicable thereto.
 
 
(a) Optional Prepayments.  The Borrower shall have the right at any time and from time to time to prepay, without premium or penalty, any Borrowing, in whole or in part, subject to the requirements of this Section 2.09; provided that each partial prepayment shall be in an amount that is an integral multiple of $100,000.
 
(b) Revolving Loan Prepayments.
 
               (i)In the event of the termination of all the Revolving Commitments, the Borrower shall, on the date of such termination, repay or prepay all the outstanding Revolving Borrowings and all outstanding Swingline Loans and Cash Collateralize or backstop on terms reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent the LC Exposure in accordance with Section 2.13(j).
 

 
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               (ii)In the event of any partial reduction of the Revolving Commitments, then (A) at or prior to the effective date of such reduction, the Administrative Agent shall notify the Borrower and the Revolving Lenders of the Aggregate Exposures after giving effect thereto and (B) if the Aggregate Exposures would exceed the Line Cap then in effect, after giving effect to such reduction, then the Borrower shall, on the date of such reduction (or, if such reduction is due to the imposition of new Reserves or a change in the methodology of calculating existing Reserves, within five Business Days following such notice), first, repay or prepay all Swingline Loans, second, repay or prepay Revolving Borrowings and third, replace or Cash Collateralize outstanding Letters of Credit in accordance with the procedures set forth in Section 2.13(j), in an amount sufficient to eliminate such excess.
 
               (iii)In the event that the Aggregate Exposures at any time exceeds the Line Cap then in effect, the Borrower shall, immediately after demand (or, if such overadvance is due to the imposition of new Reserves or a change in the methodology of calculating existing Reserves, or change in eligibility standards, within five Business Days following notice), apply an amount equal to such excess to prepay the Revolving Loans and any interest accrued thereon, in accordance with this Section 2.09(b)(iii).  The Borrower shall, first, repay or prepay all Swingline Loans, second, repay or prepay Revolving Borrowings, and third, replace or Cash Collateralize outstanding Letters of Credit in accordance with the procedures set forth in Section 2.13(j), in an amount sufficient to eliminate such excess.
 
               (iv)In the event that the aggregate LC Exposure exceeds the LC Commitment then in effect, the Borrower shall, without notice or demand, immediately replace or Cash Collateralize outstanding Letters of Credit in accordance with the procedures set forth in Section 2.13(j), in an amount sufficient to eliminate such excess.
 
(c) Application of Prepayments.
 
               (i)Prior to any optional or mandatory prepayment of Borrowings hereunder, the Borrower shall select the Borrowing or Borrowings to be prepaid and shall specify such selection in the notice of such prepayment pursuant to paragraph (i) of this Section 2.09(c).  Unless during a Liquidity Period, except as provided in Section 2.09(b)(iii) hereof, all mandatory prepayments shall be applied as follows:  first, to fees and reimbursable expenses of the Administrative Agent then due and payable pursuant to the Loan Documents; second, to interest then due and payable on the Borrower’s Swingline Loans; third, to the principal balance of the Swingline Loans outstanding until the same has been prepaid in full; fourth, to interest then due and payable on the Revolving Loans and other amounts due pursuant to Section 3.05; fifth, to the principal balance of the Revolving Loans until the same have been prepaid in full; sixth, to Cash Collateralize all LC Exposure plus any accrued and unpaid interest thereon (to be held and applied in accordance with Section 2.13(j) hereof); seventh, to all other Obligations pro rata in accordance with the amounts that such Lender certifies is outstanding; and eighth, as required by the Term Intercreditor Agreement or, in the absence of any such requirement, returned to the Borrower or to such party as otherwise required by law.
 
               (ii)Amounts to be applied pursuant to this Section 2.09 to the prepayment of Revolving Loans shall be applied, as applicable, first to reduce outstanding Base Rate Loans.  Any amounts remaining after each such application shall be applied to prepay Eurodollar Rate Loans.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, if the amount of any prepayment of Revolving Loans required under this Section 2.09 shall be in excess of the amount of the Base Rate Loans at the time outstanding, only the portion of the amount of such prepayment that is equal to the amount of such outstanding Base Rate Loans shall be immediately prepaid and, at the election of the Borrower, the balance of such required prepayment shall be either (A) deposited in the LC Collateral Account and applied to the prepayment of Eurodollar Rate Loans on the last day of the then next-expiring Interest Period for Eurodollar Rate Loans (with all interest accruing thereon for the account of the Borrower) or (B) prepaid immediately, together with any amounts owing to the Lenders under Section 2.10.  Notwithstanding any such deposit in the LC Collateral Account, interest shall continue to accrue on such Revolving Loans until prepayment.
 
(d) Notice of Prepayment.  The Borrower shall notify the Administrative Agent (and, in the case of prepayment of a Swingline Loan, the Swingline Lender) by telephone (confirmed by telecopy) of any prepayment hereunder (i) in the case of prepayment of a Borrowing of Eurodollar Rate Loans, not later than 1:00 p.m., New York City time, three Business Days before the date of prepayment, (ii) in the case of prepayment of a Borrowing of Base Rate Loans, not later than 4:00 p.m., New York City time, on the date of prepayment or (iii) in the case of prepayment of a Swingline Loan, not later than 1:00 p.m., New York City time, on the date of prepayment.  Each such notice shall specify the prepayment date, the principal amount of each Borrowing or portion thereof to be prepaid
 

 
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and, in the case of a mandatory prepayment, a reasonably detailed calculation of the amount of such prepayment.  Each notice of prepayment pursuant to this Section shall be irrevocable, except that the Borrower may, by subsequent notice to the Administrative Agent, revoke any such notice of prepayment if such notice of revocation is received not later than 10:00 a.m. (New York City time) on the day on which such prepayment is scheduled to occur and, provided that (i) the Borrower reimburses each Lender pursuant to Section 3.05 for any funding losses within five Business Days after receiving written demand therefor and (ii) the amount of Revolving Loans as to which such revocation applies shall be deemed converted to (or continued as, as applicable) Base Rate Loans in accordance with the provisions of Section 2.08 as of the date of notice of revocation (subject to subsequent conversion in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement).  Promptly following receipt of any such notice (other than a notice relating solely to Swingline Loans), the Administrative Agent shall advise the Lenders of the contents thereof.  Each partial prepayment of any Borrowing shall be in an amount that would be permitted in the case of an advance of a Borrowing of the same Type as provided in Section 2.02, except as necessary to apply fully the required amount of a mandatory prepayment.  Each prepayment of a Borrowing shall be applied ratably to the Revolving Loans included in the prepaid Borrowing.  Prepayments shall be accompanied by accrued interest to the extent required by Section 2.06.
 
 
(a) The Borrower shall make each payment required to be made by it hereunder or under any other Loan Document (whether of principal, interest, fees or reimbursement of LC Disbursements, or of amounts payable under Sections 3.02, 3.03, 3.04 and 3.05 or otherwise) at or before the time expressly required hereunder or under such other Loan Document for such payment (or, if no such time is expressly required, prior to 2:00 p.m., New York City time), on the date when due, in immediately available funds, without setoff or counterclaim.  Any amounts received after such time on any date may, in the reasonable discretion of the Administrative Agent, be deemed to have been received on the next succeeding Business Day for purposes of calculating interest thereon.  All such payments shall be made to the Administrative Agent at the Payment Office, except payments to be made directly to the Issuing Bank or Swingline Lender as expressly provided herein and except that payments pursuant to Sections 3.02, 3.03, 3.04, 3.05 and 11.04 shall be made to the Administrative Agent for the benefit of to the Persons entitled thereto and payments pursuant to other Loan Documents shall be made to the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Persons specified therein.  The Administrative Agent shall distribute any such payments received by it for the account of any other Person to the appropriate recipient promptly following receipt thereof.  If any payment under any Loan Document shall be due on a day that is not a Business Day, the date for payment shall be extended to the next succeeding Business Day, and, in the case of any payment accruing interest, interest thereon shall be payable for the period of such extension.  All payments under each Loan Document shall be made in Dollars.
 
(b) If at any time insufficient funds are received by and available to the Administrative Agent to pay fully all amounts of principal, unreimbursed LC Disbursements, interest and fees then due hereunder, such funds shall be applied in the manner as provided in Section 2.09(c) or 8.03 hereof, as applicable, ratably among the parties entitled thereto.
 
(c) 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 Revolving Loans or participations in LC Disbursements or Swingline Loans resulting in such Lender receiving payment of a greater proportion of the aggregate amount of its Revolving Loans and participations in LC Disbursements and Swingline Loans and accrued interest thereon than the proportion received by any other Lender, then the Lender receiving such greater proportion shall purchase (for cash at face value) participations in the Revolving Loans and participations in LC Disbursements and Swingline Loans of other Lenders to the extent necessary so that the benefit of all such payments shall be shared by the Lenders ratably in accordance with the aggregate amount of principal of and accrued interest on their respective Revolving Loans and participations in LC Disbursements and Swingline Loans; provided that (i) if any such participations are purchased and all or any portion of the payment giving rise thereto is recovered, such participations shall be rescinded and the purchase price restored to the extent of such recovery, without interest, and (ii) the provisions of this paragraph shall not be construed to apply to any payment made by the Borrower pursuant to and in accordance with the express terms of this Agreement or any payment obtained by a Lender as consideration for the assignment of or sale of a participation in any of its Revolving Loans or participations in LC Disbursements to any assignee or participant, other than to the Borrower or any Subsidiary or Affiliate thereof (as to which the provisions of this paragraph shall apply).  The Borrower consents to the foregoing and agrees, to the extent it may effectively do so under applicable
 

 
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Law, that any Lender acquiring a participation pursuant to the foregoing arrangements may exercise against the Loan Parties rights of setoff and counterclaim with respect to such participation as fully as if such Lender were a direct creditor of a Loan Party in the amount of such participation.
 
(d) Unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from the Borrower prior to the date on which any payment is due to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Lenders or the Issuing Bank hereunder that the Borrower will not make such payment, the Administrative 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 or the Issuing Bank, 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 or the Issuing Bank, as the case may be, severally agrees to repay to the Administrative Agent forthwith on demand the amount so distributed to such Lender or Issuing Bank with interest thereon, for each day from and including the date such amount is distributed to it to but excluding the date of payment to the Administrative Agent, at the greater of the Federal Funds Rate and a rate determined by the Administrative Agent in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation.
 
(e) If any Lender shall fail to make any payment required to be made by it pursuant to Section 2.02(c), 2.02(f), 2.10(d), 2.12(d) or 2.13(d), then the Administrative Agent may, in its discretion (notwithstanding any contrary provision hereof), apply any amounts thereafter received by the Administrative Agent for the account of such Lender to satisfy such Lender’s obligations under such Sections until all such unsatisfied obligations are fully paid.
 
 
(a) Reallocation of Pro Rata Share; Amendments.  For purposes of determining the Lenders’ obligations to fund or acquire participations in Revolving Loans (including Swingline Loans) or Letters of Credit, the Administrative Agent may exclude the Revolving Commitments and Revolving Loans of any Defaulting Lender(s) from the calculation of Pro Rata Shares and any Revolving Commitments or Fronting Exposure of any such Defaulting Lender shall automatically be reallocated among the non-Defaulting Lenders pro rata in accordance with their Revolving Commitments up to an amount such that the Revolving Exposure of each non-Defaulting Lender does not exceed its Revolving Commitments, so long as the conditions set forth in Section 4.02 are satisfied at the time of such reallocation.  A Defaulting Lender shall have no right to vote on any amendment, waiver or other modification of a Loan Document, except as provided in Section 11.01.
 
(b) Payments; Fees.  Any payment of principal, interest, fees or other amounts received by the Administrative Agent for the account of a Defaulting Lender (whether voluntary or mandatory, at maturity, pursuant to Article VIII or otherwise, and including any amounts made available to the Administrative Agent by that Defaulting Lender pursuant to Section 11.08) shall be applied at such time or times as may be determined by the Administrative Agent as follows:  first, to the payment of any amounts owing by that Defaulting Lender to the Administrative Agent hereunder; second, to the payment on a pro rata basis of any amounts owing by that Defaulting Lender to any applicable Issuing Banks and Swingline Lenders hereunder; third, if so reasonably determined by the Administrative Agent or reasonably requested by the applicable Issuing Bank or Swingline Lender, to be held as Cash Collateral for the Fronting Exposure of such Defaulting Lender; fourth, to the funding of any Revolving Loan in respect of which that Defaulting Lender has failed to fund its portion thereof as required by this Agreement, as determined by the Administrative Agent; fifth, if so determined by the Administrative Agent or the Borrower, to be held in a deposit account and released in order to satisfy obligations of that Defaulting Lender to fund Revolving Loans under this Agreement and to Cash Collateralize any Issuing Bank’s Fronting Exposure with respect to such Defaulting Lender; sixth, to the payment of any amounts owing to the Lenders, the Issuing Banks or Swingline Lenders as a result of any judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction obtained by any Lender, any Issuing Bank or any Swingline Lender against that Defaulting Lender as a result of that Defaulting Lender’s breach of its obligations under this Agreement; seventh, 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 that Defaulting Lender as a result of that Defaulting Lender’s breach of its obligations under this Agreement; and eighth, to that Defaulting Lender or as otherwise directed by a court of competent jurisdiction; provided that if (x) such payment is a payment of the principal amount of any Revolving Loans or LC Obligations in respect of which that Defaulting Lender has not fully funded its appropriate share and (y) such Revolving Loans or LC Obligations were made at a time when the conditions set forth in Section 4.02 were satisfied or waived, such payment shall be applied solely to pay the Revolving Loans of, and LC Obligations owed to, all non-Defaulting Lenders on a pro rata basis prior to being applied to the payment of any Revolving
 

 
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Loans of, or LC Obligations owed to, that Defaulting Lender.  Any payments, prepayments or other amounts paid or payable to a Defaulting Lender that are applied (or held) to pay amounts owed by a Defaulting Lender or to post Cash Collateral pursuant to this Section 2.11(b) shall be deemed paid to and redirected by that Defaulting Lender, and each Lender irrevocably consents hereto.  A Lender shall not be entitled to receive any fees accruing hereunder during the period in which it is a Defaulting Lender, and the unfunded portion of its Revolving Commitment shall be disregarded for purposes of calculating the Unused Line Fee Rate under Section 2.05(a).  To the extent any LC Obligations owing to a Defaulting Lender are reallocated to other Lenders, Letter of Credit fees attributable to such LC Obligations under Section 2.05(c) shall be paid to such other Lenders.  The Borrower shall not be required to pay any Letter of Credit fees attributable to LC Obligations that are not so reallocated; provided that if the Borrower has not Cash Collateralized the Fronting Exposure associated with a Defaulting Lender pursuant to Section 2.13(j)(ii), then the Borrower shall pay such Letter of Credit fees to the Administrative Agent.
 
(c) Cure.  The Borrower, the Administrative Agent and the Issuing Bank may agree in writing that a Lender is no longer a Defaulting Lender.  At such time, Pro Rata Shares shall be reallocated without exclusion of such Lender’s Revolving Commitments and Revolving Loans, and all outstanding Revolving Loans, LC Obligations and other exposures under the Revolving Commitments shall be reallocated among the Lenders and settled by the Administrative Agent (with appropriate payments by the reinstated Lender) in accordance with the readjusted Pro Rata Shares.  Unless expressly agreed in writing by the Borrower, the Administrative Agent and the Issuing Bank (each of which shall make such determination, in its sole discretion), no reinstatement of a Defaulting Lender shall constitute a waiver or release of claims against such Lender.  The failure of any Lender to fund a Revolving Loan, to make a payment in respect of LC Obligations or otherwise to perform its obligations hereunder shall not relieve any other Lender of its obligations, and no Lender shall be responsible for default by another Lender.  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.
 
 
(a) Swingline Commitment.  Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, the Swingline Lender may, but shall not be obligated to, make Swingline Loans to the Borrower from time to time during the Revolving Availability Period, in an aggregate principal amount at any time outstanding that will not result in (i) the aggregate principal amount of outstanding Swingline Loans exceeding $20,000,000 or (ii) the Aggregate Exposures exceeding the Line Cap; provided that the Swingline Lender shall not be required to make a Swingline Loan to refinance an outstanding Swingline Loan.  Within the foregoing limits and subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, the Borrower may borrow, repay and reborrow Swingline Loans.
 
(b) Swingline Loans.  To request a Swingline Loan, the Borrower shall notify the Administrative Agent of such request by telephone (confirmed by telecopy), not later than 4:00 p.m., New York City time, on the day of a proposed Swingline Loan.  Each such notice shall be irrevocable and specify the requested date (which shall be a Business Day) and amount of the requested Swingline Loan.  The Administrative Agent will promptly advise the Swingline Lender of any such notice received from the Borrower.  The Swingline Lender shall make each Swingline Loan available to the Borrower by means of a credit to the general deposit account of the Borrower with the Swingline Lender (or, in the case of a Swingline Loan made to finance the reimbursement of an LC Disbursement as provided in Section 2.13(e), by remittance to the Issuing Bank) by 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on the requested date of such Swingline Loan.  The Borrower shall not request a Swingline Loan if at the time of and immediately after giving effect to such request a Default has occurred and is continuing.  Swingline Loans shall be made in minimum amounts of $100,000.
 
(c) Prepayment.  The Borrower shall have the right at any time and from time to time to repay, without premium or penalty, any Swingline Loan, in whole or in part, upon giving written or telecopy notice (or telephone notice promptly confirmed by written, or telecopy notice) to the Swingline Lender and to the Administrative Agent before 4:00 p.m., New York City time on the date of repayment at the Swingline Lender’s address for notices specified in the Swingline Lender’s administrative questionnaire.  All principal payments of Swingline Loans shall be accompanied by accrued interest on the principal amount being repaid to the date of payment.
 

 
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(d) Participations.  The Swingline Lender may by written notice given to the Administrative Agent not later than 4:00 p.m., New York City time, on any Business Day require the Revolving Lenders to acquire participations on such Business Day in all or a portion of the Swingline Loans outstanding.  Such notice shall specify the aggregate amount of Swingline Loans in which Revolving Lenders will participate.  Promptly upon receipt of such notice, the Administrative Agent will give notice thereof to each Revolving Lender, specifying in such notice such Lender’s Pro Rata Percentage of such Swingline Loan(s).  Each Revolving Lender hereby absolutely and unconditionally agrees, upon receipt of notice as provided above, to pay to the Administrative Agent, for the account of the Swingline Lender, such Lender’s Pro Rata Percentage of such Swingline Loan(s).  Each Revolving Lender acknowledges and agrees that its obligation to acquire participations in Swingline Loans pursuant to this paragraph is absolute and unconditional and shall not be affected by any circumstance whatsoever, including the occurrence and continuance of a Default or reduction or termination of the Aggregate Commitments or whether an Overadvance exists or is created thereby, and that each such payment shall be made without any offset, abatement, withholding or reduction whatsoever (provided that such payment shall not cause such Lender’s Revolving Exposure to exceed such Lender’s Revolving Commitment).  Each Revolving Lender shall comply with its obligation under this paragraph by wire transfer of immediately available funds, in the same manner as provided in Section 2.02(f) with respect to Revolving Loans made by such Lender (and Section 2.02 shall apply, mutatis mutandis, to the payment obligations of the Revolving Lenders), and the Administrative Agent shall promptly pay to the Swingline Lender the amounts so received by it from the Revolving Lenders.  The Administrative Agent shall notify the Borrower of any participations in any Swingline Loan acquired pursuant to this paragraph, and thereafter payments in respect of such Swingline Loan shall be made to the Administrative Agent and not to the Swingline Lender.  Any amounts received by the Swingline Lender from the Borrower (or other party on behalf of the Borrower) in respect of a Swingline Loan after receipt by the Swingline Lender of the proceeds of a sale of participations therein shall be promptly remitted to the Administrative Agent; any such amounts received by the Administrative Agent shall be promptly remitted by the Administrative Agent to the Revolving Lenders that shall have made their payments pursuant to this paragraph and to the Swingline Lender, as their interests may appear.  The purchase of participations in a Swingline Loan pursuant to this paragraph shall not relieve the Borrower of any default in the payment thereof.
 
(e) If the Maturity Date shall have occurred at a time when Extended Revolving Loan Commitments are in effect, then on the Maturity Date all then outstanding Swingline Loans shall be repaid in full on such date (and there shall be no adjustment to the participations in such Swingline Loans as a result of the occurrence of such Maturity Date); provided that, if on the occurrence of the Maturity Date (after giving effect to any repayments of Revolving Loans and any reallocation of Letter of Credit participations as contemplated in Section 2.13(o)), there shall exist sufficient unutilized Extended Revolving Loan Commitments so that the respective outstanding Swingline Loans could be incurred pursuant to the Extended Revolving Loan Commitments which will remain in effect after the occurrence of the Maturity Date, then there shall be an automatic adjustment on such date of the participations in such Swingline Loans and same shall be deemed to have been incurred solely pursuant to the Extended Revolving Loan Commitments and such Swingline Loans shall not be so required to be repaid in full on the Maturity Date.
 
 
(a) General.  Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, the Borrower may request the issuance of Letters of Credit for the Borrower’s account or the account of a Subsidiary of the Borrower in a form reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent and the Issuing Bank, at any time and from time to time during the Revolving Availability Period (provided that the Borrower shall be a co-applicant with respect to each Letter of Credit issued for the account of or in favor of a Subsidiary).  All Existing Letters of Credit shall be deemed, without further action by any party hereto, to have been issued on the Closing Date pursuant to this Agreement, and the Lenders shall thereupon acquire participations in the Existing Letters of Credit as if so issued without further action by any party hereto, to be acquired by the Lenders hereto.  In the event of any inconsistency between the terms and conditions of this Agreement and the terms and conditions of any form of letter of credit application or other agreement submitted by the Borrower to, or entered into by the Borrower with, the Issuing Bank relating to any Letter of Credit, the terms and conditions of this Agreement shall control.
 
(b) Request for Issuance, Amendment, Renewal, Extension; Certain Conditions.  To request the issuance of a Letter of Credit or the amendment, renewal or extension of an outstanding Letter of Credit, the Borrower shall hand deliver or telecopy (or transmit by electronic communication, if arrangements for doing so have been approved by the Issuing Bank) a LC Request to the Issuing Bank and the Administrative Agent not later than 1:00
 

 
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p.m. on the second Business Day preceding the requested date of issuance, amendment, renewal or extension (or such later date and time as is reasonably acceptable to the Issuing Bank).  A request for an initial issuance of a Letter of Credit shall specify in form and detail reasonably satisfactory to the Issuing Bank:  (i) the proposed issuance date of the requested Letter of Credit (which shall be a Business Day); (ii) the amount thereof; (iii) the expiry date thereof; (iv) the name and address of the beneficiary thereof; (v) the documents to be presented by such beneficiary in case of any drawing thereunder; (vi) the full text of any certificate to be presented by such beneficiary in case of any drawing thereunder; and (vii) such other matters as the Issuing Bank may reasonably require.  A request for an amendment, renewal or extension of any outstanding Letter of Credit shall specify in form and detail reasonably satisfactory to the Issuing Bank (w) the Letter of Credit to be amended, renewed or extended, (x) the proposed date of amendment, renewal or extension thereof (which shall be a Business Day), (y) the nature of the proposed amendment, renewal or extension, and (z) such other matters as the Issuing Bank may reasonably require.  If requested by the Issuing Bank, the Borrower also shall submit a letter of credit application substantially on the Issuing Bank’s standard form in connection with any request for a Letter of Credit.  A Letter of Credit shall be issued, amended, renewed or extended only if, and upon issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of each Letter of Credit the Borrower shall be deemed to represent and warrant that, after giving effect to such issuance, amendment, renewal or extension (A) the LC Exposure shall not exceed $35,000,000, (B) the total Revolving Exposures shall not exceed the lesser of (1) the total Revolving Commitments and (2) the Borrowing Base then in effect and (C) if a Defaulting Lender exists, either such Lender or the Borrower has entered into arrangements satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and Issuing Bank to eliminate any Fronting Exposure associated with such Lender.  Unless the Issuing Bank shall otherwise agree, no Letter of Credit shall be denominated in a currency other than Dollars.
 
(c) Expiration Date.  Each Letter of Credit shall expire at or prior to the close of business on the earlier of the date which is one year after the date of the issuance of such Letter of Credit (or such other longer period of time as the Administrative Agent and the applicable Issuing Bank may agree and, in the case of any renewal or extension thereof, one (1) year after such renewal or extension) and, unless Cash Collateralized or otherwise credit supported to the reasonable satisfaction of the Administrative Agent and the applicable Issuing Bank (in which case the expiry may extend no longer than twelve months after the Letter of Credit Expiration Date), the Letter of Credit Expiration Date.  Each Letter of Credit may, upon the request of the Borrower, include a provision whereby such Letter of Credit shall be renewed automatically for additional consecutive periods of twelve (12) months or less (but, subject to the foregoing, not beyond the date that is after the Letter of Credit Expiration Date) unless the applicable Issuing Bank notifies the beneficiary thereof at least thirty (30) days prior to the then-applicable expiration date that such Letter of Credit will not be renewed.
 
(d) Participations.  By the issuance of a Letter of Credit (or an amendment to a Letter of Credit increasing the amount thereof) and without any further action on the part of the Issuing Bank or the Lenders, the Issuing Bank hereby grants to each Revolving Lender, and each Revolving Lender hereby acquires from the Issuing Bank, a participation in such Letter of Credit equal to such Lender’s Pro Rata Percentage of the aggregate amount available to be drawn under such Letter of Credit.  In consideration and in furtherance of the foregoing, each Revolving Lender hereby absolutely and unconditionally agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent, for the account of the Issuing Bank, such Lender’s Pro Rata Percentage of each LC Disbursement made by the Issuing Bank and not reimbursed by the Borrower on the date due as provided in paragraph (e) of this Section 2.13, or of any reimbursement payment required to be refunded to the Borrower for any reason.  Each Lender acknowledges and agrees that its obligation to acquire participations pursuant to this paragraph in respect of Letters of Credit is absolute and unconditional and shall not be affected by any circumstance whatsoever, including any amendment, renewal or extension of any Letter of Credit or the occurrence and continuance of a Default or reduction or termination of the Aggregate Commitments or whether or not an Overadvance exists or is created thereby, and that each such payment shall be made without any offset, abatement, withholding or reduction whatsoever.
 
(e) Reimbursement.  If the Issuing Bank shall make any LC Disbursement in respect of a Letter of Credit, the Borrower shall reimburse such LC Disbursement by paying to the Issuing Bank an amount equal to such LC Disbursement not later than 2:00 p.m., New York City time, on the Business Day after receiving notice from the Issuing Bank of such LC Disbursement; provided that, whether or not the Borrower submits a Notice of Borrowing, the Borrower shall be deemed to have requested (except to the extent the Borrower makes payment to reimburse such LC Disbursement when due) a Borrowing of Base Rate Loans in an amount necessary to reimburse such LC Disbursement.  If the Borrower fails to make such payment when due, the Issuing Bank shall notify the Administrative Agent and the Administrative Agent shall notify each Revolving Lender of the applicable LC Disbursement, the
 

 
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payment then due from the Borrower in respect thereof and such Lender’s Pro Rata Percentage thereof.  Promptly following receipt of such notice, each Revolving Lender shall pay to the Administrative Agent its Pro Rata Percentage of the unreimbursed LC Disbursement (such aggregate amount, the “Unreimbursed Amount”) in the same manner as provided in Section 2.02(f) with respect to Revolving Loans made by such Lender, and the Administrative Agent shall promptly pay to the Issuing Bank the amounts so received by it from the Revolving Lenders.  Promptly following receipt by the Administrative Agent of any payment from the Borrower pursuant to this paragraph, the Administrative Agent shall, to the extent that Revolving Lenders have made payments pursuant to this paragraph to reimburse the Issuing Bank, distribute such payment to such Lenders and the Issuing Bank as their interests may appear.  Any payment made by a Revolving Lender pursuant to this paragraph to reimburse the Issuing Bank for any LC Disbursement (other than the funding of Base Rate Loans or a Swingline Loan as contemplated above) shall not constitute a Revolving Loan and shall not relieve the Borrower of its obligation to reimburse such LC Disbursement.
 
(f) Obligations Absolute.
 
               (i)Subject to the limitations set forth below, the obligation of the Borrower to reimburse LC Disbursements as provided in paragraph (e) of this Section 2.13 shall be absolute, unconditional and irrevocable, and shall be performed strictly in accordance with the terms of this Agreement under any and all circumstances whatsoever and irrespective of (i) any lack of validity or enforceability of any Letter of Credit or this Agreement, or any term or provision therein, (ii) any draft or other document presented under a Letter of Credit proving to be forged, fraudulent or invalid in any respect or any statement therein being untrue or inaccurate in any respect, (iii) payment by the Issuing Bank under a Letter of Credit against presentation of a draft or other document that does not strictly comply with the terms of such Letter of Credit, (iv) the existence of any claim, setoff, defense or other right which the Borrower may have at any time against a beneficiary of any Letter of Credit, or (v) any other event or circumstance whatsoever, whether or not similar to any of the foregoing, that might, but for the provisions of this Section 2.13, constitute a legal or equitable discharge of, or provide a right of setoff against, the obligations of the Borrower hereunder; provided that the Borrower shall have no obligation to reimburse the Issuing Bank to the extent that such payment was made in error due to the gross negligence, bad faith, or willful misconduct of the Issuing Bank (as determined by a court of competent jurisdiction or another independent tribunal having jurisdiction).  Neither the Administrative Agent, the Lenders nor the Issuing Bank, nor any of their Affiliates, shall have any liability or responsibility by reason of or in connection with the issuance or transfer of any Letter of Credit or any payment or failure to make any payment thereunder (irrespective of any of the circumstances referred to in the preceding sentence), or any error, omission, interruption, loss or delay in transmission or delivery of any draft, notice or other communication under or relating to any Letter of Credit (including any document required to make a drawing thereunder), any error in interpretation of technical terms or any consequence arising from causes beyond the control of the Issuing Bank; provided that the foregoing shall not be construed to excuse the Issuing Bank from liability to the Borrower to the extent of any direct damages (as opposed to consequential damages, claims in respect of which are hereby waived by the Borrower to the extent permitted by applicable Law) suffered by the Borrower that are caused by the Issuing Bank’s failure to exercise care when determining whether drafts and other documents presented under a Letter of Credit comply with the terms thereof.  The parties hereto expressly agree that, in the absence of gross negligence, willful misconduct, or bad faith on the part of the Issuing Bank (as determined by a court of competent jurisdiction or another independent tribunal having jurisdiction), the Issuing Bank shall be deemed to have exercised care in each such determination.  In furtherance of the foregoing and without limiting the generality thereof, the parties agree that, with respect to documents presented which appear on their face to be in substantial compliance with the terms of a Letter of Credit, the Issuing Bank may, in its sole discretion, either accept and make payment upon such documents without responsibility for further investigation, regardless of any notice or information to the contrary, or refuse to accept and make payment upon such documents if such documents are not in strict compliance with the terms of such Letter of Credit.
 
               (ii)The Issuing Bank does not assume any responsibility for any failure or delay in performance or any breach by the Borrower or other Person of any obligations under any LC Document.  The Issuing Bank does not make to the Lenders any express or implied warranty, representation or guaranty with respect to the Collateral, such documents or any Loan Party.  The Issuing Bank shall not be responsible to any Lender for any recitals, statements, information, representations or warranties contained in, or for the execution, validity, genuineness, effectiveness or enforceability of any LC Document; the validity, genuineness, enforceability, collectability, value or sufficiency of
 

 
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any Collateral or the perfection of any Lien therein; or the assets, liabilities, financial condition, results of operations, business, creditworthiness or legal status of any Loan Party.
 
               (iii)No Issuing Bank or any of its Affiliates, or any of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and investment advisors, shall be liable to any Lender or other Person for any action taken or omitted to be taken in connection with any LC Documents except as a result of its actual gross negligence or willful misconduct as determined by court of competent jurisdiction in a final nonappealable judgment.  The Issuing Bank shall not have any liability to any Lender if the Issuing Bank refrains from any action under any Letter of Credit or such LC Documents until it receives written instructions from the Required Lenders.
 
(g) Disbursement Procedures.  The Issuing Bank shall, promptly following its receipt thereof, examine all documents purporting to represent a demand for payment under a Letter of Credit.  The Issuing Bank shall promptly notify the Administrative Agent and the Borrower by telephone (confirmed by telecopy) of such demand for payment and whether the Issuing Bank has made or will make an LC Disbursement thereunder; provided that any failure to give or delay in giving such notice shall not relieve the Borrower of its obligation to reimburse the Issuing Bank and the Revolving Lenders with respect to any such LC Disbursement (other than with respect to the timing of such reimbursement obligation set forth in Section 2.13(e)).
 
(h) Interim Interest.  If the Issuing Bank shall make any LC Disbursement, then, unless the Borrower shall reimburse such LC Disbursement in full on the date such LC Disbursement is made (whether with the proceeds of a Revolving Loan or otherwise), the unpaid amount thereof shall bear interest, for each day from and including the date such LC Disbursement is made to but excluding the date that the Borrower reimburses such LC Disbursement, at the rate per annum then applicable to Base Rate Loans; provided that, if the Borrower fails to reimburse such LC Disbursement when due pursuant to Section 2.13(e), then Section 2.06(c) shall apply.  Interest accrued pursuant to this paragraph shall be for the account of the Issuing Bank, except that interest accrued on and after the date of payment by any Revolving Lender pursuant to Section 2.13(e) to reimburse the Issuing Bank shall be for the account of such Lender to the extent of such payment.
 
(i) Resignation or Removal of the Issuing Bank. The Issuing Bank may resign as Issuing Bank hereunder at any time upon at least 30 days’ prior written notice to the Lenders, the Administrative Agent and the Borrower.  The Issuing Bank may be replaced at any time by agreement between the Borrower and the Administrative Agent, provided that so long as no Default or Event of Default exists, such successor Issuing Bank shall be reasonably acceptable to the Borrower.  One or more Lenders may be appointed as additional Issuing Banks in accordance with subsection (k) below.  The Administrative Agent shall notify the Lenders of any such replacement of the Issuing Bank or any such additional Issuing Bank.  At the time any such resignation or replacement shall become effective, the Borrower shall pay all unpaid fees accrued for the account of the replaced Issuing Bank pursuant to Section 2.05(c).  From and after the effective date of any such resignation or replacement or addition, as applicable, (i) the successor or additional Issuing Bank shall have all the rights and obligations of the Issuing Bank under this Agreement with respect to Letters of Credit to be issued thereafter and (ii) references herein to the term “Issuing Bank” shall be deemed to refer to such successor or such addition or to any previous Issuing Bank, or to such successor or such additional Issuing Bank and all previous Issuing Banks, as the context shall require.  After the resignation or replacement of an Issuing Bank hereunder, the replaced Issuing Bank shall remain a party hereto and shall continue to have all the rights and obligations of an Issuing Bank under this Agreement with respect to Letters of Credit issued by it prior to such resignation or replacement, but shall not be required to issue additional Letters of Credit.  If at any time there is more than one Issuing Bank hereunder, the Borrower may, in its discretion, select which Issuing Bank is to issue any particular Letter of Credit.
 
(j) Cash Collateralization.
 
               (i)If any Specified Event of Default shall occur and be continuing, on the Business Day that the Borrower receives notice from the Administrative Agent (acting at the request of the Required Lenders) demanding the deposit of Cash Collateral pursuant to this paragraph, the Borrower shall deposit in the LC Collateral Account, in the name of the Administrative Agent and for the benefit of the Secured Parties, an amount in cash equal to 103.0% of the LC Exposure as of such date.  Each such deposit shall be held by the Administrative Agent as collateral for the payment and performance of the obligations of the Borrower under this Agreement, but shall be immediately released and returned to the Borrower (in no event later than two (2) Business Days) once all Specified Events of
 

 
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Default are cured or waived.  The Administrative Agent shall have exclusive dominion and control, including the exclusive right of withdrawal, over such account.  Other than any interest earned on the investment of such deposits, which investments shall be made only in Cash Equivalents and at the direction of the Borrower and at the Borrower’s risk and expense, such deposits shall not bear interest.  Interest or profits, if any, on such investments shall accumulate in such account.  Moneys in such account shall be applied by the Administrative Agent to reimburse the Issuing Bank for LC Disbursements for which it has not been reimbursed and, to the extent not so applied, shall be held for the satisfaction of the reimbursement obligations of the Borrower for the LC Exposure at such time or, if the maturity of the Revolving Loans has been accelerated (but subject to the consent of Revolving Lenders with LC Exposure representing greater than 50% of the total LC Exposure), be applied to satisfy other Obligations of the Borrower.
 
               (ii)The Borrower shall, on demand by the Issuing Bank or the Administrative Agent from time to time, Cash Collateralize the Fronting Exposure associated with any Defaulting Lender.
 
(k) Additional Issuing Banks.  The Borrower may, at any time and from time to time with the consent of the Administrative Agent (which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld, delayed or conditioned) and such Lender, designate one or more additional Lenders to act as an issuing bank under the terms of this Agreement.  Any Lender designated as an issuing bank pursuant to this paragraph (k) shall be deemed (in addition to being a Lender) to be the Issuing Bank with respect to Letters of Credit issued or to be issued by such Lender, and all references herein and in the other Loan Documents to the term “Issuing Bank” shall, with respect to such Letters of Credit, be deemed to refer to such Lender in its capacity as Issuing Bank, as the context shall require.
 
(l) The Issuing Bank shall be under no obligation to issue any Letter of Credit if:
 
(i) any order, judgment or decree of any Governmental Authority or arbitrator shall by its terms purport to enjoin or restrain the Issuing Bank from issuing such Letter of Credit, or any law applicable to the Issuing Bank or any request or directive (whether or not having the force of law) from any Governmental Authority with jurisdiction over the Issuing Bank shall prohibit, or request that the Issuing Bank refrain from, the issuance of letters of credit generally or such Letter of Credit in particular or shall impose upon the Issuing Bank with respect to such Letter of Credit any restriction, reserve or capital requirement (for which the Issuing Bank is not otherwise compensated hereunder) not in effect on the Closing Date, or shall impose upon the Issuing Bank any unreimbursed loss, cost or expense which was not applicable on the Closing Date and which the Issuing Bank in good faith deems material to it; or
 
(ii) the issuance of such Letter of Credit would violate one or more policies of the Issuing Bank.
 
(m) The Issuing Bank shall be under no obligation to amend any Letter of Credit if (i) the Issuing Bank would have no obligation at such time to issue such Letter of Credit in its amended form under the terms hereof, or (ii) the beneficiary of such Letter of Credit does not accept the proposed amendment to such Letter of Credit.
 
(n) LC Collateral Account.
 
               (i)The Administrative Agent is hereby authorized to establish and maintain at the Payment Office, in the name of the Administrative Agent and pursuant to a dominion and control agreement, a restricted deposit account designated “The Borrower LC Collateral Account.”  Each Loan Party shall deposit into the LC Collateral Account from time to time the Cash Collateral required to be deposited under Section 2.13(j) hereof.
 
               (ii)The balance from time to time in such LC Collateral Account shall constitute part of the Collateral and shall not constitute payment of the Obligations until applied as hereinafter provided.  Notwithstanding any other provision hereof to the contrary, all amounts held in the LC Collateral Account shall constitute collateral security first for the liabilities in respect of Letters of Credit outstanding from time to time and second for the other Obligations hereunder until such time as all Letters of Credit shall have been terminated and all of the liabilities in respect
 

 
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of Letters of Credit have been paid in full.  All funds in “The Borrower LC Collateral Account” may be invested in accordance with the provisions of Section 2.13(j).
 
(o) Extended Commitments.  If the Maturity Date shall have occurred at a time when Extended Revolving Loan Commitments are in effect, then (i) such Letters of Credit shall automatically be deemed to have been issued (including for purposes of the obligations of the Lenders to purchase participations therein and to make payments in respect thereof pursuant to Sections 2.13(d) and (e)) under (and ratably participated in by Lenders providing) the Extended Revolving Loan Commitments, up to an aggregate amount not to exceed the aggregate principal amount of the unutilized Extended  Revolving Loan Commitments thereunder at such time (it being understood that no partial face amount of any Letter of Credit may be so reallocated) and (ii) to the extent not reallocated pursuant to the immediately preceding clause (i), the Borrower shall Cash Collateralize any such Letter of Credit in accordance with Section 2.13(j).  Except to the extent of reallocations of participations pursuant to the prior sentence, the occurrence of the Maturity Date with respect to Existing Revolving Loans shall have no effect upon (and shall not diminish) the percentage participations of the Lenders of Extended Revolving Loans in any Letter of Credit issued before the Maturity Date.
 
 
(a) The Swingline Lender may, at any time (but, in any event shall weekly), on behalf of the Borrower (which hereby authorizes the Swingline Lender to act on its behalf in that regard) request the Administrative Agent to cause the Lenders to make a Revolving Loan (which shall be a Base Rate Loan) in an amount equal to such Lender’s Pro Rata Percentage of the Outstanding Amount of Swingline Loans, which request may be made regardless of whether the conditions set forth in Section 4.02 have been satisfied.  Upon such request, each Lender shall make available to the Administrative Agent the proceeds of such Revolving Loan for the account of the Swingline Lender.  If the Swingline Lender requires a Revolving Loan to be made by the Lenders and the request therefor is received prior to 12:00 Noon on a Business Day, such transfers shall be made in immediately available funds no later than 3:00 p.m. that day; and, if the request therefor is received after 12:00 Noon, then no later than 3:00 p.m. on the next Business Day.  The obligation of each such Lender to transfer such funds is irrevocable, unconditional and without recourse to or warranty by the Administrative Agent or the Swingline Lender.  If and to the extent any Lender shall not have so made its transfer to the Administrative Agent, such Lender agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent, forthwith on demand, such amount, together with interest thereon, for each day from such date until the date such amount is paid to the Administrative Agent, at the Federal Funds Rate.
 
(b) The amount of each Lender’s Pro Rata Percentage of outstanding Revolving Loans (including Swingline Loans) shall be computed weekly (or more frequently in the Administrative Agent’s discretion) and shall be adjusted upward or downward based on all Revolving Loans (including Swingline Loans) and repayments of Revolving Loans (including Swingline Loans) received by the Administrative Agent as of 3:00 p.m. on the first Business Day (such date, the “Settlement Date”) following the end of the period specified by the Administrative Agent.
 
(c) The Administrative Agent shall deliver to each of the Lenders promptly after a Settlement Date a summary statement of the amount of outstanding Revolving Loans (including Swingline Loans) for the period and the amount of repayments received for the period.  As reflected on the summary statement, (i) the Administrative Agent shall transfer to each Lender its applicable Pro Rata Percentage of repayments, and (ii) each Lender shall transfer to the Administrative Agent (as provided below) or the Administrative Agent shall transfer to each Lender, such amounts as are necessary to insure that, after giving effect to all such transfers, the amount of Revolving Loans made by each Lender with respect to Revolving Loans to the Borrower (including Swingline Loans) shall be equal to such Lender’s applicable Pro Rata Percentage of Revolving Loans (including Swingline Loans) outstanding as of such Settlement Date.  If the summary statement requires transfers to be made to the Administrative Agent by the Lenders and is received prior to 12:00 Noon on a Business Day, such transfers shall be made in immediately available funds no later than 3:00 p.m. that day; and, if received after 12:00 Noon, then no later than 3:00 p.m. on the next Business Day.  The obligation of each Lender to transfer such funds is irrevocable, unconditional and without recourse to or warranty by the Administrative Agent.  If and to the extent any Lender shall not have so made its transfer to the Administrative Agent, such Lender agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent, forthwith on demand such amount, together with interest thereon, for each day from such date until the date such amount is paid to the Administrative Agent, at the Federal Funds Rate.
 

 
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(a) Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, after the Closing Date, the Borrower shall have the right to request, by written notice to the Administrative Agent, an increase in the Revolving Commitments (a “Revolving Commitment Increase”) in an aggregate amount not to exceed $50,000,000; provided that (a) the Borrower shall only be permitted to request five (5) Revolving Commitment Increases during the term of this Agreement and (b) any Revolving Commitment Increase shall be in a minimum amount of $5,000,000.
 
(b) Each notice submitted pursuant to this Section 2.15 (a “Revolving Commitment Increase Notice”) requesting a Revolving Commitment Increase shall specify the amount of the increase in the Revolving Commitments being requested.  Upon receipt of a Revolving Commitment Increase Notice, the Administrative Agent may (at the direction of the Borrower) promptly notify the Lenders and each Lender may (subject to the Borrower’s consent, not to be unreasonably withheld) have the right to elect to have its Revolving Commitment increased by its Pro Rata Share (it being understood and agreed that a Lender may elect to have its Revolving Commitment increased in excess of its Pro Rata Share in its discretion if any other Lender declines to participate in the Revolving Commitment Increase) of the requested increase in Revolving Commitments; provided that (i) each Lender may elect or decline, in its sole discretion, to have its Revolving Commitment increased in connection with any requested Revolving Commitment Increase, it being understood that no Lender shall be obligated to increase its Revolving Commitment unless it, in its sole discretion, so agrees and, if a Lender fails to respond to any Revolving Commitment Increase Notice within five (5) Business Days after such Lender’s receipt of such request, such Lender shall be deemed to have declined to participate in such Revolving Commitment Increase, (ii) if any Lender declines to participate in any Revolving Commitment Increase and, as a result, commitments from additional financial institutions are required in connection with the Revolving Commitment Increase, any Person or Persons providing such commitment shall be subject to the written consent of the Administrative Agent, the Swingline Lender and the Issuing Bank (such consent not to be unreasonably withheld or delayed), if such consent would be required pursuant to the definition of Eligible Assignee and (iii) in no event shall a Defaulting Lender be entitled to participate in such Revolving Commitment Increase.  In the event that any Lender or other Person agrees to participate in any Revolving Commitment Increase (each an “Increase Loan Lender”), such Revolving Commitment Increase shall become effective on such date as shall be mutually agreed upon by the Increase Loan Lenders and the Borrower, which date shall be as soon as practicable after the date of receipt of the Revolving Commitment Increase Notice (such date, the “Increase Date”); provided that the establishment of such Revolving Commitment Increase shall be subject to the satisfaction of each of the following conditions:  (1) the conditions set forth in Section 4.02(a) and (b) shall be satisfied; (2) the Revolving Commitment Increase shall be effected pursuant to one or more joinder agreements executed and delivered by the Borrower, the Administrative Agent, and the Increase Loan Lenders, each of which shall be reasonably satisfactory to the Borrower, the Administrative Agent, and the Increase Loan Lenders; (3) the Loan Parties shall execute and deliver or cause to be executed and delivered to the Administrative Agent such amendments to the Loan Documents, customary legal opinions and other documents as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request in connection with any such transaction, which amendments, legal opinions and other documents shall be reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent; (4) the Borrower shall have paid to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders such additional fees as may be agreed to be paid by the Borrower in connection therewith; and (5) such Revolving Commitment Increase shall be permitted under the Second Lien Notes Indenture.
 
(c) On the Increase Date, upon fulfillment of the conditions set forth in this Section 2.15, (i) the Administrative Agent shall effect a settlement of all outstanding Revolving Loans among the Lenders that will reflect the adjustments to the Revolving Commitments of the Lenders as a result of the Revolving Commitment Increase, (ii) the Administrative Agent shall notify the Lenders and Loan Parties of the occurrence of the Revolving Commitment Increase to be effected on the Increase Date, (iii) Schedule 2.01 shall be deemed modified to reflect the revised Revolving Commitments of the affected Lenders and (iv) Notes will be issued, at the expense of the Borrower, to any Lender participating in the Revolving Commitment Increase and requesting a Note.
 
(d) The terms and provisions of the Revolving Commitment Increase shall be identical to the Revolving Loans and the Revolving Commitments and, for purposes of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, all Revolving Loans made under the Revolving Commitment Increase shall be deemed to be Revolving Loans.  Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, (i) the rate of interest applicable to the Revolving Commitment Increase shall be the same as the rate of interest applicable to the existing Revolving Loans, (ii) unused line fees applicable to the Revolving Commitment Increase shall be calculated using the same Unused Line Fee Rates applicable to the
 

 
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existing Revolving Loans, (iii) the Revolving Commitment Increase shall share ratably in any mandatory prepayments of the Revolving Loans, (iv) after giving effect to such Revolving Commitment Increases, Revolving Commitments shall be reduced based on each Lender’s Pro Rata Percentage, and (v) the Revolving Commitment Increase shall rank pari passu in right of payment and security with the existing Revolving Loans.  Each joinder agreement and any amendment to any Loan Document requested by the Administrative Agent in connection with the establishment of the Revolving Commitment Increase may, without the consent of any of the Lenders, effect such amendments to this Agreement  (an “Incremental Revolving Commitment Agreement”) and the other Loan Documents as may be reasonably necessary or appropriate, in the opinion of the Administrative Agent and the Borrower, to effect the provisions of this Section 2.15.
 
 
 
If the aggregate Revolving Loans outstanding exceed the Line Cap (an “Overadvance”) at any time, the excess amount shall be payable by the Borrower on demand by the Administrative Agent, but all such Revolving Loans shall nevertheless constitute Obligations secured by the Collateral and entitled to all benefits of the Loan Documents.  The Administrative Agent may require the Lenders to honor requests for Overadvance Loans and to forbear from requiring the Borrower to cure an Overadvance, (a) when no other Event of Default is known to the Administrative Agent, as long as (i) the Overadvance does not continue for more than 30 consecutive days (and no Overadvance may exist for at least five consecutive days thereafter before further Overadvance Loans are required) and (ii) the aggregate amount of all Overadvances and Protective Advances is not known by the Administrative Agent to exceed 10.0% of the Borrowing Base, (b) regardless of whether an Event of Default exists, if the Administrative Agent discovers an Overadvance not previously known by it to exist, as long as from the date of such discovery the Overadvance (i) is not increased by more than $500,000, and (ii) does not continue for more than 30 consecutive days.  In no event shall Overadvance Loans be required that would cause the aggregate outstanding Revolving Loans and LC Obligations to exceed the aggregate Revolving Commitments.  The making of any Overadvance shall not create nor constitute a Default or Event of Default; it being understood that the making or continuance of an Overadvance shall not constitute a waiver by the Administrative Agent or the Lenders of the then existing Event of Default.  In no event shall the Borrower or other Loan Party be permitted to require any Overadvance Loan to be made.
 
 
The Administrative Agent shall be authorized, in its discretion, following notice to and consultation with the Borrower, at any time, to make Base Rate Loans (“Protective Advances”) (a) in an aggregate amount, together with the aggregate amount of all Overadvance Loans, not to exceed 10.0% of the Borrowing Base, if the Administrative Agent deems such Protective Advances necessary or desirable to preserve and protect the Collateral, or to enhance the collectability or repayment of the Obligations; or (b) to pay any other amounts chargeable to Loan Parties under any Loan Documents, including costs, fees and expenses; provided that, the aggregate amount of outstanding Protective Advances plus the outstanding amount of Revolving Loans and LC Obligations shall not exceed the aggregate Revolving Commitments.  Each Lender shall participate in each Protective Advance in accordance with its Pro Rata Percentage.  Required Lenders may at any time revoke the Administrative Agent’s authority to make further Protective Advances under clause (a) by written notice to the Administrative Agent.  Absent such revocation, the Administrative Agent’s determination that funding of a Protective Advance is appropriate shall be conclusive.  The Administrative Agent may use the proceeds of such Protective Advances to (a) protect, insure, maintain or realize upon any Collateral; or (b) defend or maintain the validity or priority of the Administrative Agent’s Liens in any Collateral, including any payment of a judgment, insurance premium, warehouse charge, finishing or processing charge, or landlord claim, or any discharge of a Lien; provided that the Administrative Agent shall use reasonable efforts to notify the Borrower after paying any such amount or taking any such action and shall not make payment of any item that is being properly contested.
 
 
(a) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement, subject to the terms of this Section 2.19, the Borrower may at any time and from time to time when no Event of Default then exists request that all or a
 

 
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portion of the Revolving Loans (the “Existing Revolving Loans”), together with any related outstandings, be converted to extend the scheduled maturity date(s) of any payment of principal with respect to all or any portion of the principal amount (and related outstandings) of such Revolving Loans (any such Revolving Loans which have been so converted, “Extended Revolving Loans”) and to provide for other terms consistent with this Section 2.19.  In order to establish any Extended Revolving Loans, the Borrower shall provide a notice to the Administrative Agent (who shall provide a copy of such notice to each of the Lenders) (each, an “Extension Request”) setting forth the proposed terms of the Extended Revolving Loans to be established, which shall (x) be identical as offered to each Lender (including as to the proposed interest rates and fees payable) and (y) be identical to the Existing Revolving Loans, except that:  (i) repayments of principal of the Extended Revolving Loans may be delayed to later dates than the Maturity Date; (ii) the Effective Yield with respect to the Extended Revolving Loans (whether in the form of interest rate margin, upfront fees, original issue discount or otherwise) may be different than the Effective Yield for the Existing Revolving Loans to the extent provided in the applicable Extension Amendment; and (iii) the Extension Amendment may provide for other covenants and terms that apply solely to any period after the Maturity Date that is in effect on the effective date of the Extension Amendment (immediately prior to the establishment of such Extended Revolving Loans); provided, however, that (A) in no event shall the final maturity date of any Extended Revolving Loans at the time of establishment thereof be earlier than the then Maturity Date of any other Revolving Loans hereunder and (B) the Weighted Average Life to Maturity of any Extended Revolving Loans at the time of establishment thereof shall be no shorter than the remaining Weighted Average Life to Maturity of any other Revolving Loans then outstanding.  Any Extended Revolving Loans converted pursuant to any Extension Request shall be designated a series (each, an “Extension Series”) of Extended Revolving Loans, as applicable, for all purposes of this Agreement; provided that any Extended Revolving Loans converted from Existing Revolving Loans may, to the extent provided in the applicable Extension Amendment, be designated as an increase in any previously established Extension Series with respect to such Revolving Loans.
 
(b) With respect to any Extended Revolving Loans, subject to the provisions of Sections 2.12(e) and 2.13(o), to the extent dealing with Swingline Loans and Letters of Credit which mature or expire after the Maturity Date, all Swingline Loans and Letters of Credit shall be participated in on a pro rata basis by all Lenders with Revolving Loan Commitments and/or Extended Revolving Loan Commitments in accordance with their Pro Rata Share of the Aggregate Commitments (and, except as provided in Sections 2.12(e) and 2.13(o), without giving effect to changes thereto on the Maturity Date with respect to Swingline Loans and Letters of Credit theretofore incurred or issued) and all borrowings under the Aggregate Commitments and repayments thereunder shall be made on a pro rata basis (except for (x) payments of interest and fees at different rates on Extended Revolving Loan Commitments (and related outstandings) and (y) repayments required upon any Maturity Date of any Revolving Commitments or Extended Revolving Loan Commitments).
 
(c) The Borrower shall provide the applicable Extension Request at least ten (10) Business Days prior to the date on which Lenders under the Existing Revolving Loans are requested to respond, and shall agree to such procedures, if any, as may be established by, or acceptable to, the Administrative Agent, in each case acting reasonably to accomplish the purposes of this Section 2.19.  No Lender shall have any obligation to agree to have any of its Existing Revolving Loans converted into Extended Revolving Loans pursuant to any Extension Request.  Any Lender (each, an “Extending Lender”) wishing to have all or a portion of its Existing Revolving Loans subject to such Extension Request converted into Extended Revolving Loans shall notify the Administrative Agent (each, an “Extension Election”) on or prior to the date specified in such Extension Request of the amount of its Existing Revolving Loans which it has elected to request be converted into Extended Revolving Loans (subject to any minimum denomination requirements imposed by the Administrative Agent).  Any Lender that does not respond to the Extension Request on or prior to the date specified therein shall be deemed to have rejected such Extension Request.  In the event that the aggregate principal amount of Existing Revolving Loans subject to Extension Elections relating to a particular Extension Request exceeds the amount of Extended Revolving Loans requested pursuant to such Extension Request, Revolving Loans subject to such Extension Elections shall be converted to Extended Revolving Loans, on a pro rata basis based on the aggregate principal amount of Revolving Loans included in each such Extension Election or to the extent such option is expressly set forth in the respective Extension Request, the Borrower shall have the option to increase the amount of Extended Revolving Loans so that such excess does not exist.
 
(d) Extended Revolving Loans shall be established pursuant to an amendment (each, a “Extension Amendment”) to this Agreement among the Borrower, the Administrative Agent and each Extending Lender providing Extended Revolving Loans thereunder which shall be consistent with the provisions set forth in Section 2.19(a)
 

 
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above (but which shall not require the consent of any other Lender).  The Administrative Agent shall promptly notify each relevant Lender as to the effectiveness of each Extension Amendment.
 
(e) With respect to any extension (an “Extension”) consummated by the Borrower pursuant to this Section 2.19, (i) such Extension shall not constitute voluntary or mandatory payments or prepayments for purposes of this Agreement, (ii) with respect to Extended Revolving Loan Commitments, if the aggregate amount extended is less than (A) the LC Commitment, the LC Commitment shall be reduced upon the date that is five (5) Business Days prior to the Maturity Date to the extent needed so that the LC Commitment does not exceed the aggregate Revolving Commitment which would be in effect after the Maturity Date, and, if applicable, the Borrower shall Cash Collateralize obligations under any issued Letters of Credit in an amount equal to 103.0% of the stated amount of such Letters of Credit, or (B) the Swingline Commitment, the Swingline Commitment shall be reduced upon the date that is five (5) Business Days prior to the Maturity Date (to the extent needed so that the Swingline Commitment does not exceed the aggregate Revolving Commitment which would be in effect after the Maturity Date, and, if applicable, the Borrower shall prepay any outstanding Swingline Loans.  The Administrative Agent and the Lenders hereby consent to each Extension and the other transactions contemplated by this Section 2.19 (including, for the avoidance of doubt, payment of any interest or fees in respect of any Extended Revolving Loan Commitments on such terms as may be set forth in the Extension Request) and hereby waive the requirements of any provision of this Agreement or any other Loan Document that may otherwise prohibit any Extension or any other transaction contemplated by this Section 2.19, provided that such consent shall not be deemed to be an acceptance of the Extension Request.
 
(f) Each of the parties hereto hereby agrees that this Agreement and the other Loan Documents may be amended pursuant to an Extension Amendment, without the consent of any other Lenders, to the extent (but only to the extent) necessary to (i) reflect the existence and terms of any Extended Revolving Loans incurred pursuant thereto, (ii) establish new tranches or sub-tranches in respect of Revolving Loan Commitments so extended and such technical amendments as may be necessary in connection with the establishment of such new tranches or sub-tranches, in each case on terms consistent with this Section 2.19, and (iii) effect such other amendments to this Agreement and the other Loan Documents as may be necessary or appropriate, in the reasonable opinion of the Administrative Agent and the Borrower, to effect the provisions of this Section, and the Required Lenders hereby expressly authorize the Administrative Agent to enter into any such Extension Amendment.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Administrative Agent shall have the right (but not the obligation) to seek the advice or concurrence of the Required Lenders with respect to any matter contemplated by this Section 2.19 and, if the Administrative Agent seeks such advice or concurrence, the Administrative Agent shall be permitted to enter into such amendments with the Borrower in accordance with any instructions actually received from such Required Lenders and shall also be entitled to refrain from entering into such amendments with the Borrower unless and until it shall have received such advice or concurrence; provided, however, that whether or not there has been a request by the Administrative Agent for any such advice or concurrence, all such amendments entered into with the Borrower by the Administrative Agent hereunder shall be binding and conclusive on the Lenders.
 
 
TAXES, YIELD PROTECTION AND ILLEGALITY
 
 
(a) Payments Free of Taxes.  Any and all payments by, or on account of any Obligation of, any Loan Party hereunder or under any other Loan Document shall be made free and clear of and without reduction or withholding for any Taxes, provided that if the applicable withholding agent shall be required by applicable Law to deduct any Taxes in respect of such payments, then (i) if the Tax in question is an Indemnified Tax or Other Tax, the sum payable by the applicable Loan Party shall be increased as necessary so that after all required deductions have been made (including deductions applicable to additional sums payable under this Section 3.01) the Administrative Agent or any Lender, as the case may be, receives an amount equal to the sum it would have received had no such deductions been made, (ii) the applicable withholding agent shall make such deductions and (iii) the applicable withholding agent shall timely pay the full amount deducted to the relevant Governmental Authority in accordance with applicable Law.
 

 
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(b) Payment of Other Taxes by the Loan Parties.  Without limiting the provisions of subsection (a) above, the Loan Parties shall timely pay any Other Taxes to the relevant Governmental Authority in accordance with applicable Law.
 
(c) Indemnification by the Loan Parties.  The Loan Parties shall jointly and severally indemnify the Administrative Agent and each Lender, within 10 days after demand therefor, for the full amount of any Indemnified Taxes with respect to amounts payable under the Loan Documents or any Other Taxes (including Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes imposed or asserted on or attributable to amounts payable under this Section 3.01) paid by the Administrative Agent or such Lender, as the case may be, and any reasonable expenses arising therefrom or with respect thereto, whether or not such Indemnified Taxes or Other 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 Lender (with a copy to the Administrative Agent), or by the Administrative Agent on its own behalf or on behalf of a Lender, shall be conclusive absent manifest error.
 
(d) Evidence of Payments.  As soon as practicable after any payment of Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes by any Loan Party to a Governmental Authority, the Borrower shall deliver to the Administrative Agent the original or a certified copy of a receipt issued by such Governmental Authority evidencing such payment, a copy of the return reporting such payment or other evidence of such payment reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.
 
(e) Status of Lenders.  Any Lender that is entitled to an exemption from or reduction of withholding tax under the law of the jurisdiction in which the Borrower, Holdings or any other Loan Party, as the case may be, is resident for tax purposes, or any treaty to which such jurisdiction is a party, with respect to any payments hereunder or under any other Loan Document shall deliver to the Borrower, Holdings, such other Loan Party and the Administrative Agent, at the time or times reasonably requested by the Borrower, Holdings, such other Loan Party or the Administrative Agent, such properly completed and executed documentation prescribed by applicable Law, or reasonably requested by the Borrower, Holdings, such other Loan Party or the Administrative Agent, as will permit such payments to be made without withholding or at a reduced rate of withholding.  In addition, any Lender, if requested by the Borrower, Holdings, any other Loan Party or the Administrative Agent, shall deliver such other documentation prescribed by applicable Law or reasonably requested by the Borrower, Holdings, such other Loan Party or the Administrative Agent as will enable the Borrower, Holdings, such other Loan Party or the Administrative Agent to determine whether or not such Lender is subject to backup withholding or information reporting requirements.  Each Lender shall, whenever a lapse in time or change in circumstances renders any documentation (including any specific documentation required below in this Section 3.01(e)) obsolete, expired or inaccurate in any respect, deliver promptly to the Borrower, Holdings, such other Loan Party and the Administrative Agent updated or other appropriate documentation or promptly notify the Borrower, Holdings, such other Loan Party and the Administrative Agent of its legal ineligibility to do so.
 
Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, if the Borrower or Holdings, as the case may be, is resident for tax purposes in the United States, any Foreign Lender shall deliver to the Borrower, Holdings and the Administrative Agent (in such number of copies as shall be requested by the recipient) on or prior to the date on which such Foreign Lender becomes a Lender under this Agreement whichever of the following is applicable:
 
(i) duly completed copies of Internal Revenue Service Form W-8BEN claiming eligibility for benefits of an income tax treaty to which the United States is a party,
 
(ii) duly completed copies of Internal Revenue Service Form W-8ECI,
 
(iii) in the case of a Foreign Lender claiming the benefits of the exemption for portfolio interest under section 881(c) of the Code, (A) a certificate substantially in the form of Exhibit L (a “Tax Status Certificate”) to the effect that such Foreign Lender is not (1) a “bank” within the meaning of section 881(c)(3)(A) of the Code, (2) a “10 percent shareholder” of the Borrower within the meaning of section 881(c)(3)(B) of the Code, or (3) a “controlled foreign corporation” described in section 881(c)(3)(C) of the Code, and that no interest payments will be considered effectively connected income and (B) duly completed copies of Internal Revenue Service Form W-8BEN,
 

 
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(iv) where such Foreign Lender is a partnership (for U.S. federal income tax purposes) or otherwise not a beneficial owner (e.g., where such Lender has sold a participation), IRS Form W-8IMY (or any successor thereto) and all required supporting documentation (including, where one or more of the underlying beneficial owner(s) is claiming the benefits of the Portfolio Interest Exemption, a Tax Status Certificate of such beneficial owner(s) (provided that, if the Foreign Lender is a partnership and not a participating Lender, the Tax Status Certificate from the beneficial owner(s) may be provided by the Foreign Lender on the beneficial owner(s) behalf)), and/or
 
(v) 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 to determine the withholding or deduction required to be made.
 
If a payment made to a Foreign Lender or the Administrative Agent hereunder or under any other Loan Document would be subject to U.S. federal withholding Tax imposed by FATCA if such Lender or the Administrative Agent (as the case may be) 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, or in any agreement or request entered into or issued pursuant to such Sections), such Lender or the Administrative Agent (as the case may be) shall deliver to the Borrower, Holdings and (in the case of such Lender) to the Administrative Agent, at the time or times prescribed by law and at such time or times reasonably requested by the Borrower, Holdings or the Administrative Agent, such documentation, certifications or other information prescribed by applicable Law (including as prescribed by Section 1471(b)(3)(C)(i) of the Code) and such additional documentation, certifications or other information reasonably requested by the Borrower, Holdings or the Administrative Agent as may be necessary for the Borrower, Holdings or the Administrative Agent to comply with its obligations under FATCA, to determine whether such Lender or the Administrative Agent (as the case may be) has complied with its obligations under FATCA or to determine the amount, if any, to deduct and withhold from such payment.  Solely for purposes of this paragraph, “FATCA” shall include any amendments made to FATCA after the date of this Agreement.
 
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Section 3.01(e), no Lender shall be required to deliver any documentation that it is not legally eligible to deliver.
 
(f) Treatment of Certain Refunds.  If the Administrative Agent or any Lender determines, in its sole discretion, that it has received a refund of any Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes as to which it has been indemnified by any Loan Party, or with respect to which any Loan Party has paid additional amounts pursuant to this Section 3.01, it shall pay to the Borrower an amount equal to such refund (but only to the extent of indemnity payments made, or additional amounts paid, by the Loan Parties under this Section 3.01 with respect to the Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes giving rise to such refund), net of all out-of-pocket expenses (including Taxes) of the Administrative Agent or such Lender, as the case may be, and without interest (other than any interest paid by the relevant Governmental Authority with respect to such refund), provided that the Borrower, upon the request of the Administrative Agent, such Lender or the Issuing Bank, agrees to repay the amount paid over to such Loan Party (plus any penalties, interest or other charges imposed by the relevant Governmental Authority) to the Administrative Agent or such Lender if the Administrative Agent or such Lender is required to repay such refund to such Governmental Authority.  This Section shall not be construed to require the Administrative Agent or any Lender to make available its tax returns (or any other information relating to its taxes that it deems confidential) to the Borrower, Holdings or any other Person.
 
(g) For purposes of this Section 3.01, the term “Lender” shall include any Swingline Lender and the Issuing Bank.
 
 
If any Lender determines that any Law has made it unlawful, or that any Governmental Authority has asserted that it is unlawful, for any Lender or its applicable Lending Office to make, maintain or fund Eurodollar Rate Loans, or to determine or charge interest rates based upon the Eurodollar Rate, or any Governmental Authority has imposed material restrictions on the authority of such Lender to purchase or sell, or to take deposits of, Dollars in the London interbank market, then, on notice thereof by such Lender to the Borrower through the Administrative
 

 
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Agent, any obligation of such Lender to make or continue Eurodollar Rate Loans or to convert Base Rate Loans to Eurodollar Rate Loans shall be suspended until such Lender notifies the Administrative Agent and the Borrower that the circumstances giving rise to such determination no longer exist.  Upon receipt of such notice, the Borrower shall, upon demand from such Lender (with a copy to the Administrative Agent), prepay or, if applicable, convert all Eurodollar Rate Loans of such Lender to Base Rate Loans, either on the last day of the Interest Period therefor, if such Lender may lawfully continue to maintain such Eurodollar Rate Loans to such day, or immediately, if such Lender may not lawfully continue to maintain such Eurodollar Rate Loans.  Upon any such prepayment or conversion, the Borrower shall also pay accrued interest on the amount so prepaid or converted.
 
 
If the Required Lenders determine that for any reason in connection with any request for a Eurodollar Rate Loan or a conversion to or continuation thereof that (a) Dollar deposits are not being offered to banks in the London interbank eurodollar market for the applicable amount and Interest Period of such Eurodollar Rate Loan, (b) adequate and reasonable means do not exist for determining the Eurodollar Rate for any requested Interest Period with respect to a proposed Eurodollar Rate Loan, or (c) the Eurodollar Rate for any requested Interest Period with respect to a proposed Eurodollar Rate Loan does not adequately and fairly reflect the cost to such Lenders of funding such Loan, the Administrative Agent will promptly so notify the Borrower and each Lender.  Thereafter, the obligation of the Lenders to make or maintain Eurodollar Rate Loans shall be suspended until the Administrative Agent (upon the instruction of the Required Lenders) revokes such notice.  Upon receipt of such notice, the Borrower may revoke any pending request for a Borrowing of, conversion to or continuation of Eurodollar Rate Loans or, failing that, will be deemed to have converted such request into a request for a Borrowing of Base Rate Loans in the amount specified therein.
 
 
(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 credit extended or participated in by, any Lender (except any reserve requirement contemplated by Section 3.04(e)), the Swingline Lender or the Issuing Bank;
 
(ii) subject any Lender, the Swingline Lender or the Issuing Bank to any Tax of any kind whatsoever with respect to this Agreement, any Letter of Credit, any participation in a Letter of Credit or any Eurodollar Rate Loan made by it, or change the basis of Taxation of payments to such Lender, the Swingline Lender or the Issuing Bank in respect thereof (except for Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes indemnifiable under Section 3.01 and any Excluded Tax); or
 
(iii) impose on any Lender, the Swingline Lender or the Issuing Bank or the London interbank market any other condition, cost or expense affecting this Agreement or Eurodollar Rate Loans made by such Lender, the Swingline Lender or any Letter of Credit or participation therein;
 
and the result of any of the foregoing shall be to increase the cost to such Lender of making or maintaining any Eurodollar Rate Loan (or of maintaining its obligation to make any such Revolving Loan), or to increase the cost to such Lender or the Issuing Bank of participating in, issuing or maintaining any Letter of Credit (or of maintaining its obligation to participate in or to issue any Letter of Credit), or to reduce the amount of any sum received or receivable by such Lender or the Issuing Bank hereunder (whether of principal, interest or any other amount) then, upon request of such Lender or the Issuing Bank, the Borrower will pay to such Lender or the Issuing Bank, as the case may be, such additional amount or amounts as will compensate such Lender or the Issuing Bank, as the case may be, for such additional costs incurred or reduction suffered.
 
(b) Capital Requirements.  If any Lender or the Issuing Bank determines that any Change in Law affecting such Lender or the Issuing Bank or any Lending Office of such Lender or such Lender’s or the Issuing Bank’s holding company, if any, regarding capital or liquidity requirements has or would have the effect of reducing
 

 
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the rate of return on such Lender’s or the Issuing Bank’s capital or on the capital of such Lender’s or the Issuing Bank’s holding company, if any, as a consequence of this Agreement, the Revolving Commitments of such Lender or the Revolving Loans made by, or participations in Letters of Credit held by, such Lender, or the Letters of Credit issued by the Issuing Bank, to a level below that which such Lender or the Issuing Bank or such Lender’s or the Issuing Bank’s holding company could have achieved but for such Change in Law (taking into consideration such Lender’s or the Issuing Bank’s policies and the policies of such Lender’s or the Issuing Bank’s holding company with respect to capital adequacy), then from time to time the Borrower will pay to such Lender or the Issuing Bank, as the case may be, such additional amount or amounts as will compensate such Lender or the Issuing Bank or such Lender’s or the Issuing Bank’s holding company for any such reduction suffered.
 
(c) Certificates for Reimbursement.  A certificate of a Lender or the Issuing Bank setting forth the amount or amounts necessary to compensate such Lender or the Issuing Bank or its holding company, as the case may be, as specified in subsection (a) or (b) of this Section and delivered to the Borrower shall be conclusive absent manifest error.  The Borrower shall pay such Lender or the Issuing Bank, as the case may be, the amount shown as due on any such certificate within 10 days after receipt thereof.
 
(d) Delay in Requests.  Failure or delay on the part of any Lender or the Issuing Bank to demand compensation pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this Section shall not constitute a waiver of such Lender’s or the Issuing Bank’s right to demand such compensation, provided that the Borrower shall not be required to compensate a Lender or the Issuing Bank pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this Section for any increased costs incurred or reductions suffered more than 120 days prior to the date that such Lender or the Issuing Bank, 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 the Issuing Bank’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 120 day period referred to above shall be extended to include the period of retroactive effect thereof).
 
(e) Reserves on Eurodollar Rate Loans.  The Borrower shall pay to each Lender, as long as such Lender shall be required to maintain reserves with respect to liabilities or assets consisting of or including Eurocurrency funds or deposits (currently known as “Eurocurrency liabilities,” as defined in Regulation D of the FRB), additional interest on the unpaid principal amount of each Eurodollar Rate Loan equal to the actual costs of such reserves allocated to such Eurodollar Rate Loan by such Lender (as determined by such Lender in good faith, which determination shall be conclusive), which shall be due and payable on each date on which interest is payable on such Eurodollar Rate Loan, provided the Borrower shall have received at least 10 days’ prior notice (with a copy to the Administrative Agent) of such additional interest from such Lender together with a schedule containing a reasonably detailed explanation and calculation thereof; and provided, further, that such additional interest shall not exceed an amount based upon an interest rate per annum equal to the remainder obtained by subtracting (i) the Eurodollar Rate for the Interest Period for such Eurodollar Rate Loan from (ii) the rate obtained by dividing such Eurodollar Rate by a percentage equal to 100% minus the Eurodollar Reserve Percentage of such Lender for such Interest Period.  If a Lender fails to give notice 10 days prior to the relevant Interest Payment Date, such additional interest shall be due and payable 10 days from receipt of such notice.
 
 
Upon demand of any Lender (with a copy to the Administrative Agent) from time to time, the Borrower shall promptly compensate such Lender for and hold such Lender harmless from any loss, cost or expense incurred by it as a result of:
 
(a)           any continuation, conversion, payment or prepayment of any Eurodollar Rate Loan on a day other than the last day of the Interest Period for such Eurodollar Rate Loan (whether voluntary, mandatory, automatic, by reason of acceleration, or otherwise);
 
(b)           any failure by the Borrower (for a reason other than the failure of a Lender to make a Revolving Loan)  to prepay, borrow, continue or convert any Eurodollar Rate Loan on the date or in the amount notified by the Borrower; or
 

 
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(c)           any assignment of a Eurodollar Rate Loan on a day other than the last day of the Interest Period therefor as a result of a request by the Borrower pursuant to Section 11.13;
 
excluding any loss of anticipated profits but including any loss or expense arising from the liquidation or reemployment of funds obtained by it to maintain such Eurodollar Rate Loan or from fees payable to terminate the deposits from which such funds were obtained.  The Borrower shall also pay any customary administrative fees charged by such Lender in connection with the foregoing.
 
For purposes of calculating amounts payable by the Borrower to the Lenders under this Section 3.05, each Lender shall be deemed to have funded each Eurodollar Rate Loan made by it at the Eurodollar Rate for such Eurodollar Rate Loan by a matching deposit or other borrowing in the London interbank eurodollar market for a comparable amount and for a comparable period, whether or not such Eurodollar Rate Loan was in fact so funded.
 
 
(a) Designation of a Different Lending Office.  If any Lender requests compensation under Section 3.04, or the Borrower is required to pay any additional amount to any Lender or any Governmental Authority for the account of any Lender pursuant to Section 3.01, or if any Lender gives a notice pursuant to Section 3.02, then such Lender shall use reasonable efforts to designate a different Lending Office for funding or booking its Revolving Loans hereunder or to assign its rights and obligations hereunder to another of its offices, branches or affiliates, if, in the judgment of such Lender, such designation or assignment (i) would eliminate or reduce amounts payable pursuant to Section 3.01 or 3.04, as the case may be, in the future, or eliminate the need for the notice pursuant to Section 3.02, as applicable, and (ii) in each case, would not subject such Lender to any unreimbursed cost or expense and would not, in the good faith judgment of such Lender, otherwise be materially 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 requests compensation under Section 3.04, or if the Borrower is required to pay any additional amount to any Lender or any Governmental Authority for the account of any Lender pursuant to Section 3.01, the Borrower may replace such Lender in accordance with Section 11.13.
 
 
All of the Borrower’s obligations under this Article III shall survive termination of the Aggregate Commitments and repayment of all other Obligations hereunder.
 
 
CONDITIONS PRECEDENT TO BORROWINGS
 
 
The Administrative Agent, the Swingline Lender, the Issuing Bank and the Lenders shall not be required to fund any Revolving Loans or Swingline Loans, or arrange for the issuance of any Letters of Credit on the Closing Date, until the following conditions are satisfied or waived:
 
(a)           Documents, Certificates, Opinions and Other Instruments.  The Administrative Agent’s receipt of the following, each of which shall be originals or facsimiles (followed promptly by originals) unless otherwise specified, each properly executed by a Responsible Officer of the signing Loan Party, each dated the Closing Date (or, in the case of certificates of governmental officials, a recent date before the Closing Date) and each in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and each of the Lenders:
 
               (i)(x) with respect to each Loan Party (other than the Canadian Guarantors), to the extent that it is a party thereto, executed counterparts of this Agreement, the Second Amended and
 

 
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Restated Credit Agreement, a Guaranty and the Term Intercreditor Agreement, sufficient in number for distribution to the Administrative Agent, each Lender and the Borrower, and (y) with respect to each Canadian Guarantor, to the extent it is a party thereto, executed counterparts of a Canadian Guaranty, the Term Intercreditor Agreement and a counterpart to the Intercreditor Agreement, sufficient in number for distribution to the Administrative Agent, each Lender and the Borrower;
 
               (ii)a Note executed by the Borrower in favor of each Lender requesting a Note;
 
               (iii)a pledge and security agreement, in substantially the form of Exhibit F-1 (together with each other pledge and security agreement and pledge and security agreement supplement delivered by any Loan Party (other than the Canadian Guarantors) pursuant to Section 6.12, in each case as amended, the “Security Agreement”), duly executed by each Loan Party (other than the Canadian Guarantors), and a pledge and security agreement, in substantially the form of Exhibit F-2 (together with each other pledge and security agreement and pledge and security agreement supplement delivered by a Canadian Guarantor pursuant to Section 6.12, in each case as amended, the “Canadian Security Agreement”), duly executed by each Canadian Guarantor, together with:
 
(A)           certificates (if any) representing the Pledged Equity referred to therein accompanied by undated stock powers executed in blank and instruments evidencing the Pledged Debt (if any) indorsed in blank,
 
(B)           proper financing statements in form appropriate for filing under the Uniform Commercial Code or the PPSA of all jurisdictions that the Administrative Agent may deem necessary or desirable in order to perfect the Liens created under the Security Agreement or the Canadian Security Agreement, covering the Collateral described therein,
 
(C)           certified copies of UCC, PPSA, Bank Act, insolvency, tax, judgment lien and execution searches, or equivalent reports or searches, each of a recent date listing all effective financing statements, lien notices or comparable documents (together with copies of such financing statements and documents) that name any Loan Party as debtor and that are filed in those state, province, territory and county jurisdictions in which any Loan Party is organized or maintains its principal place of business or maintains assets in Canada, and such other searches that are required by the Perfection Certificate or that the Administrative Agent deems necessary or appropriate,
 
(D)           evidence of the completion of all other actions, recordings and filings of or with respect to the Security Agreement and the Canadian Security Agreement that the Administrative Agent may deem necessary or desirable in order to perfect the Liens created thereby,
 
(E)           a Perfection Certificate, duly executed by each Loan Party, and
 
(F)           evidence that all other action that the Administrative Agent may deem necessary or desirable in order to perfect the Liens created under the Security Agreement and the Canadian Security Agreement has been taken (including receipt of duly executed payoff letters, UCC-3 termination statements, PPSA termination and financing change statements and landlords’ and bailees’ waiver and consent agreements);
 
               (iv)with respect to each Mortgaged Property located in the United States, (x) a completed “Life-of-Loan” Federal Emergency Management Agency Standard Flood Hazard Determination and (y) if any portion of any Mortgaged Property is at any time located in an area identified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (or any successor agency) as a Special Flood
 

 
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Hazard Area with respect to which flood insurance has been made available under the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (as now or hereafter in effect or successor act thereto), a notice about special flood hazard area status and flood disaster assistance duly executed by the Borrower and each Loan Party relating thereto and the evidence of flood insurance required pursuant to Section 6.07 hereof;
 
               (v)an intellectual property security agreement, in substantially the form of Exhibit H-1 (together with each other intellectual property security agreement and intellectual property security agreement supplement delivered by any Loan Party (other than the Canadian Guarantors) pursuant to Section 6.12 or for the avoidance of doubt pursuant to the Existing Credit Agreement, in each case as amended, the “Intellectual Property Security Agreement”), duly executed by the applicable Loan Parties (other than the Canadian Guarantors), and, to the extent that any Canadian Guarantor owns any patents, trademarks, copyrights or other registered intellectual property rights, an intellectual property security agreement, in substantially the form of Exhibit H-2 (together with each other intellectual property security agreement and intellectual property security agreement supplement delivered by a Canadian Guarantor pursuant to Section 6.12, the “Canadian Intellectual Property Security Agreement”), duly executed by each Canadian Guarantor, together with evidence that all action that the Administrative Agent may reasonably deem necessary in order to perfect the Liens created under the Intellectual Property Security Agreement and the Canadian Intellectual Property Security Agreement has been taken;
 
               (vi)such certificates of resolutions or other action, incumbency certificates and/or other certificates of Responsible Officers of each Loan Party as the Administrative Agent may require evidencing the identity, authority and capacity of each Responsible Officer thereof authorized to act as a Responsible Officer in connection with this Agreement and the other Loan Documents to which such Loan Party is a party or is to be a party;
 
               (vii)such documents and certifications as the Administrative Agent may reasonably require to evidence that each Loan Party is duly organized or formed and is validly existing, in good standing and qualified to engage in business in each jurisdiction where its ownership, lease or operation of properties or the conduct of its business requires such qualification, except to the extent that failure to do so could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect;
 
               (viii)a favorable opinion of Ian R. Scheinmann, Esq., Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs of Holdings, addressed to the Administrative Agent and each Lender, as to the matters set forth in Exhibit I-1 and such other matters concerning the Loan Parties and the Loan Documents as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request;
 
               (ix)a favorable opinion of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, special counsel to the Loan Parties, addressed to the Administrative Agent and each Lender, as to the matters set forth in Exhibit I-2 and such other matters concerning the Loan Parties and the Loan Documents as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request;
 
               (x)a favorable opinion of Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP, special Colorado counsel to the Loan Parties, addressed to the Administrative Agent and each Lender, as to the matters set forth in Exhibit I-3 and such other matters concerning the Loan Parties and the Loan Documents as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request;
 
               (xi)a favorable opinion of DLA Piper LLP, special Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, North Carolina and Virginia counsel to the Loan Parties, addressed to the Administrative Agent and each Lender, as to the matters set forth in Exhibit I-4 and such other matters concerning the Loan Parties and the Loan Documents as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request;
 
               (xii)a favorable opinion of Bose McKinney & Evans LLP, special Indiana counsel to the Loan Parties, addressed to the Administrative Agent and each Lender, as to the matters set
 

 
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forth in Exhibit I-5 and such other matters concerning the Loan Parties and the Loan Documents as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request;
 
               (xiii)a favorable opinion of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, special Ontario counsel to the Canadian Guarantors, addressed to the Administrative Agent and each Lender, as to the matters set forth in Exhibit I-6 and such other matters concerning the Canadian Guarantors and the Loan Documents as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request;
 
               (xiv)a favorable opinion of Stewart McKelvey, special Nova Scotia counsel to the Canadian Guarantors, addressed to the Administrative Agent and each Lender, as to the matters set forth in Exhibit I-7 and such other matters concerning the Canadian Guarantors and the Loan Documents as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request;
 
               (xv)a certificate of a Responsible Officer of each Loan Party either (A) attaching copies of all consents, licenses and approvals required in connection with the execution, delivery and performance by such Loan Party and the validity against such Loan Party of the Loan Documents to which it is a party, and such consents, licenses and approvals shall be in full force and effect, or (B) stating that no such consents, licenses or approvals are so required;
 
               (xvi)a certificate signed by a Responsible Officer of the Borrower certifying that the conditions specified in Sections 4.02(a) and (b) have been satisfied;
 
               (xvii)certificates attesting to the Solvency of each Loan Party, individually and together with its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis, before and after giving effect to the Transaction, from its chief financial officer;
 
               (xviii)evidence that all insurance required to be maintained pursuant to the Loan Documents has been obtained and is in effect, together with the certificates of insurance, naming the Administrative Agent, on behalf of the Lenders, as an additional insured or loss payee, as the case may be, under all insurance policies maintained with respect to the assets and properties of the Loan Parties that constitutes Collateral;
 
               (xix)such other assurances, certificates, documents, consents or opinions as the Administrative Agent, the Issuing Bank, the Swingline Lender or any Lender reasonably may require; and
 
               (xx)a Borrowing Base Certificate prepared as of the last day of the most recent fiscal month ended at least 15 consecutive Business Days prior to the Closing Date (or such shorter period as may be elected by the Borrower).
 
(b)           Fees.  (i) All fees required to be paid to the Administrative Agent and the Lead Arrangers on or before the Closing Date shall have been paid and (ii) all fees required to be paid to the Lenders on or before the Closing Date shall have been paid.
 
(c)           Counsel’s Fees.  Unless waived by the Administrative Agent, the Borrower shall have paid all reasonable fees, charges and disbursements of counsel to the Administrative Agent (directly to such counsel if requested by the Administrative Agent) to the extent invoiced prior to the Closing Date, plus such additional amounts of such fees, charges and disbursements as shall constitute its reasonable estimate of such reasonable 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 Administrative Agent).
 
(d)           Availability on the Closing Date, after giving effect to the Transaction, shall not be less than $35.0 million.
 

 
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(e)           Substantially concurrently with the initial Borrowing on the Closing Date, (i) the Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement shall become effective and (ii) an amendment to the Unsecured Term Loan Facility shall have become effective.
 
Without limiting the generality of the provisions of Section 9.04, for purposes of determining compliance with the conditions specified in this Section 4.01, each Lender that has signed this Agreement shall be deemed to have consented to, approved or accepted or to be satisfied with, each document or other matter required thereunder to be consented to or approved by or acceptable or satisfactory to a Lender unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from such Lender prior to the proposed Closing Date specifying its objection thereto.
 
 
The obligation of each Lender and each Issuing Bank to make any Credit Extension (including the initial Credit Extension) shall be subject to the satisfaction (or waiver) of each of the conditions precedent set forth below:
 
(a)           Representations and Warranties.  The representations and warranties of the Borrower and each other Loan Party contained in Article V or any other Loan Document, or which are contained in any document furnished at any time under or in connection herewith or therewith, shall be true and correct in all material respects (except to the extent already qualified by materiality, in which case such representation and warranty shall be true and correct in all respects) on and as of the date of such Borrowing, except to the extent that such representations and warranties specifically refer to an earlier date, in which case they shall be true and correct in all material respects (except to the extent already qualified by materiality, in which case such representation and warranty shall be true and correct in all respects) as of such earlier date, and except that for purposes of this Section 4.02, the representations and warranties contained in Sections 5.05(a) and (b) shall be deemed to refer to the most recent statements furnished pursuant to Sections 6.01(a) and (b), respectively.
 
(b)           No Default.  No Default shall exist, or would result from such proposed Borrowing or from the application of proceeds thereof.
 
(c)           Notice of Borrowing.  The Administrative Agent shall have received a Notice of Borrowing as required by Section 2.03 (or such notice shall have been deemed given in accordance with Section 2.03) if Revolving Loans are being requested or, in the case of the issuance, amendment, extension or renewal of a Letter of Credit, the Issuing Bank and the Administrative Agent shall have received a notice requesting the issuance, amendment, extension or renewal of such Letter of Credit as required by Section 2.13(b) or, in the case of the Borrowing of a Swingline Loan, the Swingline Lender and the Administrative Agent shall have received a notice requesting such Swingline Loan as required by Section 2.12(b).
 
(d)           Availability.  Availability on the proposed date of such Credit Extension shall be adequate to cover the amount of such Credit Extension.
 
Each Notice of Borrowing (other than a Notice of Borrowing requesting only a conversion of Revolving Loans of one Type to another Type or a continuation of Eurodollar Rate Loans) submitted by the Borrower shall be deemed to be a representation and warranty that the conditions specified in Sections 4.02(a) and (b) have been satisfied on and as of the date of the applicable Borrowing.
 
 
REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
 
Each of Holdings and the Borrower represents and warrants to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders that:
 
 

 
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Each Loan Party and each of its Subsidiaries (a) is duly organized or formed, validly existing and, as applicable, in good standing under the Laws of the jurisdiction of its incorporation or organization, (b) has all requisite power and authority and all requisite governmental licenses, authorizations, consents and approvals to (i) own or lease its assets and carry on its business and (ii) execute, deliver and perform its obligations under the Loan Documents or Material Contracts to which it is a party and consummate the Transaction, and (c) is duly qualified and is licensed and, as applicable, in good standing under the Laws of each jurisdiction where its ownership, lease or operation of properties or the conduct of its business requires such qualification or license; except in each case referred to in clause (b)(i) or (c), to the extent that failure to do so could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
 
The execution, delivery and performance by each Loan Party of each Loan Document to which such Person is or is to be a party have been duly authorized by all necessary corporate or other organizational action, and do not and will not (a) contravene the terms of any of such Person’s Organization Documents; (b) conflict with or result in any breach or contravention of, or result in the creation of any Lien under (i) any Contractual Obligation to which such Person is a party or binding upon such Person or the properties of such Person or any of its Subsidiaries or (ii) any order, injunction, writ or decree of any Governmental Authority or any arbitral award to which such Person or its property is subject; or (c) violate any Law, except in each case referred to in the foregoing clauses (b) and (c), to the extent that such conflict, breach, contravention or violation could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
 
No approval, consent, exemption, authorization, or other action by, or notice to, or filing with, any Governmental Authority or any other Person is necessary or required in connection with (a) the execution, delivery or performance by, or enforcement against, any Loan Party of this Agreement or any other Loan Document or Material Contract, or for the consummation of the Transaction, (b) the grant by any Loan Party of the Liens granted by it pursuant to the Collateral Documents, (c) the perfection or maintenance of the Liens created under the Collateral Documents (including the first priority nature thereof (subject to the Term Intercreditor Agreement)) or (d) the exercise by the Administrative Agent or any Lender of its rights under the Loan Documents or the remedies in respect of the Collateral pursuant to the Collateral Documents, except for (i) filings and recordings necessary to perfect Liens created under the Collateral Documents, (ii) with respect to clause (d) above, any approvals, authorizations or filings that may be required under the Securities Laws and (iii) such authorizations, approvals, actions, notices and filings that have been duly obtained, taken, given or made and are in full force and effect.  All applicable waiting periods in connection with the Transaction have expired without any action having been taken by any Governmental Authority restraining, preventing or imposing materially adverse conditions upon the Transaction or the rights of the Loan Parties or their Subsidiaries freely to transfer or otherwise dispose of, or to create any Lien on, any properties now owned or hereafter acquired by any of them.
 
 
This Agreement has been, and each other Loan Document, when delivered hereunder, will have been, duly executed and delivered by each Loan Party that is party thereto.  This Agreement constitutes, and each other Loan Document when so delivered will constitute, a legal, valid and binding obligation of each Loan Party that is party thereto, enforceable against such Loan Party that is party thereto in accordance with its terms, except as enforceability may be limited by applicable Debtor Relief Laws and by equitable principles regardless of whether considered in a proceeding in equity or at law.
 
 
(a) The Audited Financial Statements (i) were prepared in accordance with GAAP consistently applied throughout the period covered thereby, except as otherwise expressly noted therein; (ii) fairly present the financial condition of Holdings and its Subsidiaries as of the date thereof and their results of operations for the period covered thereby in accordance with GAAP consistently applied throughout the period covered thereby, except as otherwise expressly noted therein; and (iii) show all material indebtedness and other liabilities, direct or contingent,
 

 
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of Holdings and its Subsidiaries as of the date thereof, including liabilities for taxes, material commitments and Indebtedness.
 
(b) The unaudited consolidated balance sheet of Holdings and its Subsidiaries as at September 29, 2012, and the related consolidated statements of income or operations, and cash flows for the fiscal quarter ended on that date (i) were prepared in accordance with GAAP consistently applied throughout the period covered thereby, except as otherwise expressly noted therein, and (ii) fairly present the financial condition of Holdings and its Subsidiaries as of the date thereof and their results of operations for the period covered thereby, subject, in the case of clauses (i) and (ii), to the absence of footnotes and to normal quarter-end or year-end adjustments.
 
(c) Since the date of the Audited Financial Statements, except as disclosed in Holdings’ public filings with the SEC made prior to the Closing Date, there has been no event or circumstance, either individually or in the aggregate, that has had or could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
(d) To the best knowledge of Holdings and the Borrower, no Internal Control Event exists or has occurred since the date of the Audited Financial Statements that has resulted in or could reasonably be expected to result in a misstatement in any material respect, in any financial information delivered or to be delivered to the Administrative Agent or the Lenders, of (i) covenant compliance calculations provided hereunder or (ii) the assets, liabilities, financial condition or results of operations of Holdings and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis.
 
(e) The consolidated forecasted balance sheets, statements of income and cash flows of Holdings and its Subsidiaries delivered by or on behalf of the Borrower to the Administrative Agent or the Lenders during the period prior to the Closing Date in connection with the syndication of the credit facilities evidenced by this Agreement were prepared in good faith on the basis of the assumptions stated therein, which assumptions were reasonable in light of the conditions existing at the time of delivery of such forecasts.
 
 
There are no actions, suits, proceedings, investigations, claims or disputes pending or, to the knowledge of Holdings or the Borrower after due and diligent investigation, threatened or contemplated, at law, in equity, in arbitration or before any Governmental Authority, by or against Holdings, the Borrower or any of Holding’s other Subsidiaries or against any of their properties or revenues that (a) purport to affect or pertain to this Agreement, any other Loan Document, any Related Document or the consummation of the Transaction, or (b) either individually or in the aggregate, could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
 
Neither any Loan Party nor any Subsidiary thereof is in default under or with respect to any Contractual Obligation in any manner that could, either individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.  No Default has occurred and is continuing or would result from the consummation of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement or any other Loan Document.
 
 
(a) Each Loan Party and each of its Subsidiaries has good record and marketable title in fee simple to, or valid leasehold interests in, all real property necessary or used in the ordinary conduct of its business, except for such defects in title as could not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
(b) Schedule 5.08(b) sets forth a complete and accurate list as of the Closing Date of all Liens (except Liens securing the Obligations) on the property or assets of each Loan Party and each of its Subsidiaries, showing as of the Closing Date the property or assets of such Loan Party or such Subsidiary subject thereto.  The property of each Loan Party and each of its Subsidiaries is subject to no Liens, other than Liens set forth on Schedule 5.08(b), and as otherwise permitted by Section 7.01.
 

 
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(c) Schedule 5.08(c) sets forth a complete and accurate list as of the Closing Date of all real property owned by each Loan Party and each of its Subsidiaries, showing as of the Closing Date the street address, county or other relevant jurisdiction, state, record owner and fair market value thereof (as reasonably determined by the Borrower).  Each Loan Party and each of its Subsidiaries has good, marketable and insurable fee simple title to the real property owned by such Loan Party or such Subsidiary, free and clear of all Liens, other than Liens created or permitted by the Loan Documents.
 
(d) Schedules 5.08(d)(i) and (ii) set forth as of the Closing Date a complete and accurate list of all leases of real property under which any Loan Party or any Subsidiary of a Loan Party is the lessee or the lessor, respectively, showing as of the Closing Date the street address, county or other relevant jurisdiction, state, lessor, lessee and annual rental cost thereof.  Each such lease is the legal, valid and binding obligation of such Loan Party or Subsidiary party thereto, enforceable against such Loan Party or Subsidiary in accordance with its terms, except as enforceability may be limited by applicable Debtor Relief Laws and by equitable principles regardless of whether considered in a proceeding in equity or at law.
 
(e) Schedule 5.08(e) sets forth a complete and accurate list of all Investments held by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary of a Loan Party on the Closing Date (other than Investments in Subsidiaries), showing as of the Closing Date the amount, obligor or issuer and maturity, if any, thereof.
 
 
Except as specifically disclosed in Schedule 5.09 or for any matters, individually or in the aggregate, that could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect:
 
(a)           the Loan Parties and their respective Subsidiaries conduct in the ordinary course of business a review of the effect of existing Environmental Laws and claims alleging potential liability or responsibility for violation of any Environmental Law on their respective businesses, operations and properties, and as a result thereof the Borrower has reasonably concluded that such Environmental Laws and claims could not reasonably be expected to result in an Environmental Liability;
 
(b)           (i) none of the properties currently or, to the best knowledge of Holdings and the Borrower, formerly owned or operated by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries is listed or formally proposed for listing on the NPL or any analogous foreign, state, provincial, territorial or local list; (ii) there are no and never have been any underground or above-ground storage tanks or any surface impoundments, septic tanks, pits, sumps or lagoons in which Hazardous Materials are being or have been treated, stored or disposed on any property currently owned or operated by any Loan Party or, to the best of the knowledge of the Loan Parties, on any property formerly owned or operated by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries, in each case except in compliance with all applicable Environmental Laws; (iii) there is no asbestos or asbestos-containing material on any property currently owned or operated by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries, in each case except in compliance with all applicable Environmental Laws, and (iv) there has been no Release of Hazardous Materials on, at, under or from any property currently or formerly owned or operated by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries that could reasonably be expected to result in an Environmental Liability; and
 
(c)           neither any Loan Party nor any of its Subsidiaries is undertaking, and has not completed, either individually or together with other potentially responsible parties, any investigation or assessment or remedial or response action relating to any actual or threatened Release of Hazardous Materials at any site, location or operation, either voluntarily or pursuant to the order of any Governmental Authority or the requirements of any Environmental Law; and all Hazardous Materials generated, used, treated, handled or stored at, or transported to or from, any property currently or, to the knowledge of Holdings and the Borrower, formerly owned or operated by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries have been disposed of in a manner not reasonably expected to result in an Environmental Liability.
 
 

 
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(a) The properties of the Borrower, Holdings and its other Subsidiaries are insured with financially sound and reputable insurance companies having an A.M. Best Financial Strength Rating of at least A which are not Affiliates of the Borrower, in such amounts, with such deductibles and covering such risks as are customarily carried by companies engaged in similar businesses and owning similar properties in localities where the Borrower or the applicable Subsidiary operates.
 
(b) With respect to any portion of any Mortgaged Property which is located in an area identified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (or any successor agency) as a Special Flood Hazard Area with respect to which flood insurance has been made available under the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (as now or hereafter in effect or successor act thereto), the Borrower or the applicable Loan Party (x) maintains, or causes to be maintained, with a financially sound and reputable insurer, flood insurance in an amount and otherwise sufficient to comply with all applicable rules and regulations promulgated pursuant to the Flood Insurance Laws and (y) has delivered to the Administrative Agent evidence of such compliance in form and substance reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent.
 
 
The Borrower, Holdings and each of their respective Subsidiaries have filed all federal, state, provincial, territorial and other material tax returns and reports required to be filed, and have paid all federal, state, provincial, territorial and other material Taxes, assessments, fees and other governmental charges levied or imposed upon them or their properties, income or assets otherwise due and payable, except those which are being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings diligently conducted and for which adequate reserves have been established in accordance with GAAP.  To the best knowledge of Holdings and the Borrower, there is no proposed Tax assessment against the Borrower, Holdings or any other Subsidiary that would, if made, reasonably be expected, individually or in the aggregate, to have a Material Adverse Effect.  Neither any Loan Party nor any Subsidiary thereof is party to any tax sharing agreement.
 
 
(a) Compliance Generally.  Each Plan is in compliance in all material respects with the applicable provisions of ERISA, the Code and other Federal or state Laws.  Each Plan that is intended to qualify under Section 401(a) of the Code has received a favorable determination letter from the IRS (or is a prototype plan that is the subject of a favorable opinion letter from the IRS) or an application for such a letter is currently being processed by the IRS with respect thereto and, to the best knowledge of the Borrower, nothing has occurred which would prevent, or cause the loss of, such qualification.  The Borrower, Holdings and each ERISA Affiliate have made all required contributions to each Pension Plan, and no application for a funding waiver or an extension of any amortization period pursuant to Section 412 of the Code has been made with respect to any Pension Plan.  Each Foreign Plan is in compliance in all material respects with the applicable requirements of Law.  No Loan Party nor any of its Subsidiaries has incurred any obligation in connection with the termination of or withdrawal from any Foreign Plan.
 
(b) Pending Claims.  There are no pending or, to the best knowledge of the Borrower, threatened claims, actions or lawsuits, or action by any Governmental Authority, with respect to any Plan that could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.  There has been no prohibited transaction or violation of the fiduciary responsibility rules with respect to any Plan that has resulted or could reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.
 
(c) No ERISA or Unfunded Pension Liability.  (i) No ERISA Event has occurred or is reasonably expected to occur that could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect; (ii) as of the Closing Date, no Pension Plan has any Unfunded Pension Liability that could reasonably be expected to result in a liability in an amount in excess of $75,000,000; and (iii) neither the Borrower nor any ERISA Affiliate has incurred, or reasonably expects to incur, any liability (A) under Title IV of ERISA with respect to any Pension Plan (other than premiums due and not delinquent under Section 4007 of ERISA), (B) under Section 4201 or 4243 of ERISA with respect to a Multiemployer Plan (and no event has occurred which, with the giving of notice under Section 4219 of ERISA, would result in such liability), or (C) as a result of a transaction that could be subject to Section 4069 or 4212(c) of ERISA, which liability described in the foregoing clauses (A) through (C), individually or in the aggregate, could reasonably be expected to exceed $50,000,000.
 

 
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(a) Except as, individually or in the aggregate, could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, each Canadian Pension Plan that is not a Canadian Multi-Employer Pension Plan is, and has been, established, registered, funded, administered and invested in compliance in all material respects with the terms of such Canadian Pension Plan, all applicable Laws and any collective agreements, as applicable.
 
(b) Except as, individually or in the aggregate, could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, there are no pending or, to the knowledge of Holdings or the Borrower, threatened claims (other than routine claims for benefits), actions or lawsuits, or other action by any Governmental Authority, with respect to any Canadian Benefit Plan.
 
(c) Except for any Canadian Pension Plan that is a Canadian Multi-Employer Pension Plan or any successor thereto, no Canadian Guarantor has at any time prior to the Closing Date established or participated or currently participates in a defined benefit pension plan.
 
(d) Except as, individually or in the aggregate, could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, no Pension Event in respect of a Canadian Guarantor has occurred and is continuing.
 
(e) No Lien has arisen in respect of any Canadian Guarantor in connection with any Canadian Pension Plan (save for contribution amounts not yet due) which could reasonably be expected to secure assets of such Canadian Guarantor exceeding $1,000,000 in value.
 
 
As of the Closing Date, no Loan Party has any Subsidiaries other than those specifically disclosed in Part (a) of Schedule 5.13, and all of the outstanding Equity Interests in such Subsidiaries have been validly issued, are fully paid and non-assessable and are owned directly or indirectly by a Loan Party in the amounts specified in Part (a) of Schedule 5.13 free and clear of all Liens except those created under the Collateral Documents.  As of the Closing Date, no Loan Party has any equity investments in any other corporation or entity other than such Subsidiaries and those specifically disclosed in Part (b) of Schedule 5.13.  All of the outstanding Equity Interests in the Borrower have been validly issued, are fully paid and non-assessable and are owned by Holdings free and clear of all Liens except those created under the Collateral Documents.  Set forth in Part (c) of Schedule 5.13 is a complete and accurate list of Holdings and all Loan Parties, showing as of the Closing Date, the jurisdiction of its incorporation, the address of its principal place of business and its U.S. taxpayer identification number or, in the case of any non-U.S. Loan Party that does not have a U.S. taxpayer identification number, its unique identification number issued to it by the jurisdiction of its incorporation.  The copy of the charter of each Loan Party and each amendment thereto provided pursuant to Section 4.01(a) is a true and correct copy of each such document, each of which is valid and in full force and effect as of the Closing Date.
 
 
(a) Margin Stock.  The Borrower is not engaged and will not engage, principally or as one of its important activities, in the business of purchasing or carrying margin stock (within the meaning of Regulation U issued by the FRB), or extending credit for the purpose of purchasing or carrying margin stock.
 
(b) Investment Company Act.  None of the Borrower, any Person Controlling the Borrower, or any Subsidiary is or is required to be, or after giving effect to the Transaction will be required to be, registered as an “investment company” under the Investment Company Act of 1940.
 
 
The Borrower has disclosed to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders all agreements, instruments and corporate or other restrictions to which it or any of its Subsidiaries or any other Loan Party is subject, and all other matters known to it, that, individually or in the aggregate, could reasonably be expected to result in a Material
 

 
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Adverse Effect.  No report, financial statement, certificate or other information furnished (whether in writing or orally) by or on behalf of any Loan Party to the Administrative Agent or any Lender in connection with the transactions contemplated hereby and the negotiation of this Agreement or delivered hereunder or under any other Loan Document, including any confidential information memorandum (in each case as modified or supplemented by other information so furnished), taken as a whole, contains any material misstatement of fact or omits to state any material fact necessary to make the statements therein, in the light of the circumstances under which they were made, not materially misleading; provided that, with respect to projected financial information, each of Holdings and the Borrower represents only that such information was prepared in good faith based upon assumptions believed to be reasonable at the time.
 
 
Each Loan Party and each Subsidiary thereof is in compliance in all material respects with the requirements of all Laws and all orders, writs, injunctions and decrees applicable to it or to its properties, except in such instances in which (a) such requirement of Law or order, writ, injunction or decree is being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings diligently conducted or (b) the failure to comply therewith, either individually or in the aggregate, could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
 
Each Loan Party and each of its Subsidiaries own, or possess the right to use, all of the trademarks, service marks, trade names, copyrights, patents, patent rights, franchises, licenses and other intellectual property rights (collectively, “IP Rights”) that are reasonably necessary for the operation of their respective businesses, without conflict with the rights of any other Person, and Schedule 5.18 sets forth a complete and accurate list of all such IP Rights owned or licensed by each Loan Party and each of its Subsidiaries as of the Closing Date.  To the best knowledge of the Borrower and Holdings, no slogan or other advertising device, product, process, method, substance, part or other material now employed, or now contemplated to be employed, by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries infringes upon any rights held by any other Person.  No claim or litigation regarding any of the foregoing is pending or, to the best knowledge of the Borrower and Holdings, threatened, which, either individually or in the aggregate, could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
 
Each Loan Party is, individually and together with its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis, Solvent.
 
 
Neither the businesses nor the properties of any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries are affected by any fire, explosion, accident, strike, lockout or other labor dispute, drought, storm, hail, earthquake, embargo, act of God or of the public enemy or other casualty (whether or not covered by insurance) that, either individually or in the aggregate, could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
 
Except as described on Schedule 5.21 hereto, there are no collective bargaining agreements or Multiemployer Plans covering the employees of the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries as of the Closing Date and to the best knowledge of any Responsible Officer of the Borrower and Holdings, neither the Borrower nor any Subsidiary has suffered any strikes, walkouts, work stoppages or other material labor difficulty within the last five years.
 
 
The provisions of the Collateral Documents are effective to create in favor of the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties a legal, valid and enforceable first priority Lien (subject to Liens permitted by Section 7.01 and the Term Intercreditor Agreement) on all right, title and interest of the respective Loan Parties in the Collateral described therein.  Except for filings and recordings completed prior to the Closing Date and as
 

 
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contemplated hereby and by the Collateral Documents, no filing or other action will be necessary to perfect or protect such Liens.
 
 
(a) No Loan Party, none of its Subsidiaries and, to the actual knowledge of the Responsible Officers of each Loan Party, none of the respective officers, directors, brokers or agents of such Loan Party or such Subsidiary (i) has violated or is in violation of Anti-Terrorism Laws or (ii) has engaged or engages in any transaction, investment, undertaking or activity that conceals the identity, source or destination of the proceeds from any category of offenses designated in the “Forty Recommendations” and “Nine Special Recommendations” published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering.
 
(b) No Loan Party, none of its Subsidiaries and, to the actual knowledge of the Responsible Officers of each Loan Party, none of the respective officers, directors, brokers or agents of such Loan Party or such Subsidiary that is acting or benefiting in any capacity in connection with the Revolving Loans is an Embargoed Person.
 
(c) Except as otherwise authorized by OFAC, no Loan Party, none of its Subsidiaries and, to the actual knowledge of the Responsible Officers of each Loan Party, none of the respective officers, directors, brokers or agents of such Loan Party or such Subsidiary acting or benefiting in any capacity in connection with the Revolving Loans (i) conducts any business or engages in making or receiving any contribution of funds, goods or services to or for the benefit of any Embargoed Person, (ii) deals in, or otherwise engages in any transaction related to, any property or interests in property blocked pursuant to any Anti-Terrorism Law or (iii) engages in or conspires to engage in any transaction that evades or avoids, or has the purpose of evading or avoiding, or attempts to violate, any of the prohibitions set forth in any Anti-Terrorism Law.
 
 
AFFIRMATIVE COVENANTS
 
So long as any Lender shall have any Commitment hereunder or any Revolving Loan or other Obligation hereunder shall remain unpaid or unsatisfied, or any Letter of Credit shall remain outstanding (unless Cash Collateralized or backstopped on terms reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent), each of Holdings and the Borrower shall, and shall (except in the case of the covenants set forth in Sections 6.01, 6.02, 6.03 and 6.11) cause each Subsidiary to:
 
 
Deliver to the Administrative Agent and each Lender, in form and detail reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Required Lenders (provided that the Required Lenders shall be deemed to find the following items satisfactory unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from the Required Lenders specifying their objections thereto within five Business Days of the Lenders’ receipt of such items):
 
(a)           Annual Financials.  As soon as available, but in any event within 110 days (or such shorter period as required by the SEC) after the end of each fiscal year of Holdings, a consolidated balance sheet of Holdings and its Subsidiaries as at the end of such fiscal year, and the related consolidated statements of income or operations, shareholders’ equity and cash flows for such fiscal year, setting forth in each case in comparative form the figures for the previous fiscal year, all in reasonable detail and prepared in accordance with GAAP, audited and accompanied by a report and opinion of a Registered Public Accounting Firm of nationally recognized standing reasonably acceptable to the Required Lenders, which report and opinion shall be prepared in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards and applicable Securities Laws and shall not be subject to any “going concern” or like qualification or exception or any qualification or exception as to the scope of such audit or with respect to the absence of any material misstatement; and
 

 
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(b)           Quarterly Financials.  As soon as available, but in any event within 45 days after the end of each of the first three fiscal quarters of each fiscal year of Holdings, a consolidated balance sheet of Holdings and its Subsidiaries as at the end of such fiscal quarter, and the related consolidated statements of income or operations and cash flows for such fiscal quarter and for the portion of Holdings’ fiscal year then ended, setting forth in each case in comparative form the figures for the corresponding fiscal quarter of the previous fiscal year and the corresponding portion of the previous fiscal year, all in reasonable detail, such consolidated statements to be certified by the chief executive officer, chief financial officer, treasurer or controller of Holdings as fairly presenting the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of Holdings and its Subsidiaries in accordance with GAAP, subject only to normal quarter-end or year-end adjustments and the absence of footnotes.
 
(c)           Monthly Financials.  As soon as available, but in any event within 30 days after the end of each fiscal month, a consolidated balance sheet of Holdings and its Subsidiaries as at the end of such fiscal month, and the related consolidated statements of income or operations and cash flows for such fiscal month and for the portion of Holdings’ fiscal year then ended, setting forth in each case in comparative form the figures for the corresponding month of the previous fiscal year and the corresponding portion of the previous fiscal year, all in reasonable detail.
 
As to any information contained in materials furnished pursuant to Section 6.02(d), neither Holdings nor the Borrower shall be separately required to furnish such information under Section 6.01(a) or (b) above, but the foregoing shall not be in derogation of the obligation of Holdings and the Borrower to furnish the information and materials described in Sections 6.01(a) and (b) above at the times specified therein.
 
 
Deliver to the Administrative Agent and each Lender, in form and detail reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Required Lenders (provided that the Required Lenders shall be deemed to find the following items satisfactory unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from the Required Lenders specifying their objections thereto within five Business Days of the Lenders’ receipt of such items):
 
(a)           [Intentionally Omitted];
 
(b)           Compliance Certificate.  Concurrently with the delivery of the financial statements referred to in Sections 6.01(a) and (b), a duly completed Compliance Certificate signed by the chief executive officer, chief financial officer, treasurer or controller of the Borrower, which certificate shall set forth reasonably detailed calculations with respect to the Consolidated Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio for such period, whether or not the Financial Covenant is then in effect, and in the event of any change in generally accepted accounting principles used in the preparation of such financial statements, the Borrower shall also provide, if necessary for the determination of compliance with Section 7.11, a statement of reconciliation conforming such financial statements to GAAP;
 
(c)           Annual Budget.  Concurrently with the delivery of the financial statements referred to in Section 6.01(a), an annual budget of Holdings and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis, including forecasts prepared by management of the Borrower, in form reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, of consolidated balance sheets and statements of income or operations and cash flows of Holdings and its Subsidiaries on a quarterly basis for the then-current fiscal year;
 
(d)           SEC Filings.  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 Securities Exchange Act of 1934, or with any national securities exchange, and in any case not otherwise required to be delivered to the Administrative Agent pursuant hereto;
 

 
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(e)           Other Reports.  Promptly after the furnishing thereof, copies of any statement or report furnished to any holder of debt securities of any Loan Party or of any of its Subsidiaries pursuant to the terms of any indenture, loan or credit or similar agreement and not otherwise required to be furnished to the Lenders pursuant to Section 6.01 or any other clause of this Section 6.02;
 
(f)           Insurance Coverage.  As soon as available, but in any event within 30 days after the end of each fiscal year of the Borrower, a report summarizing the insurance coverage (specifying type, amount and carrier) in effect for each Loan Party and its Subsidiaries and containing such additional information as the Administrative Agent, or any Lender through the Administrative Agent, may reasonably specify;
 
(g)           Investigations.  Promptly, and in any event within ten Business Days after receipt thereof by any Loan 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 Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof;
 
(h)           Related Document Notices.  Not later than five Business Days after receipt thereof by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof, copies of all notices, requests and other documents (including amendments, waivers and other modifications) so received under or pursuant to any Related Document regarding or related to any breach or default by any party thereto or any other event that could materially impair the value of the interests or the rights of any Loan Party or otherwise have a Material Adverse Effect and, from time to time upon request by the Administrative Agent, such information and reports regarding the Related Documents as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request;
 
(i)           Environmental Notices.  Promptly after the assertion or occurrence thereof, notice of any action or proceeding alleging an Environmental Liability against any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries that could (i) reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect or (ii) cause any property described in the Mortgages or Canadian Mortgages to be subject to any restrictions on ownership, occupancy, use or transferability under any Environmental Law;
 
(j)           Schedule Supplements.  As soon as available, but in any event within 90 days after the end of each fiscal year of the Borrower, (i) a report supplementing Schedules 5.08(c), 5.08(d)(i) and 5.08(d)(ii), including an identification of all owned and leased real property disposed of by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof during such fiscal year, a list and description (including the street address, county or other relevant jurisdiction, state, record owner, book value thereof and, in the case of leases of property, lessor, lessee, expiration date and annual rental cost thereof) of all real property acquired or leased during such fiscal year and a description of such other changes in the information included in such schedules as may be necessary for such schedules to be accurate and complete and (ii) a report supplementing Schedules 5.08(e) and 5.13 and each schedule to the Security Agreement and the Canadian Security Agreement containing a description of all changes in the information included in such schedules as may be necessary for such schedules to be accurate and complete, each such report to be signed by a Responsible Officer of the Borrower and to be in a form reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent; and
 
(k)           Additional Information.  Promptly, such additional information regarding the business, financial, legal or corporate affairs of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof, or compliance with the terms of the Loan Documents, as the Administrative Agent or any Lender may from time to time reasonably request.
 
Documents required to be delivered pursuant to Section 6.01(a), (b) or (c) or Section 6.02(d) (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 on Schedule 11.02; 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 Administrative Agent have access (whether a commercial, third-party website or whether sponsored by the Administrative Agent); provided that (i) the Borrower shall deliver paper copies of such documents to the Administrative Agent or any Lender that requests the Borrower to deliver such paper copies until a written
 

 
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request to cease delivering paper copies is given by the Administrative Agent or such Lender and (ii) the Borrower shall notify the Administrative Agent and each Lender (by facsimile or electronic mail) of the posting of any such documents and provide to the Administrative Agent by electronic mail electronic versions (i.e., soft copies) of such documents.  Except for such Compliance Certificates, the Administrative 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 Administrative Agent and/or the Lead Arrangers will make available to the Lenders and the Issuing Bank materials and/or information provided by or on behalf of the Borrower hereunder (collectively, “Borrower Materials”) by posting the Borrower Materials on IntraLinks 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 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 Administrative Agent, the Lead Arrangers, the Issuing Bank 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 11.07); (y) all Borrower Materials marked “PUBLIC” are permitted to be made available through a portion of the Platform designated “Public Investor”; and (z) the Administrative Agent and the Lead 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.”  Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Borrower shall be under no obligation to mark any Borrower Materials “PUBLIC.”
 
 
Promptly notify the Administrative Agent and each Lender:
 
(a)           of the occurrence of any Default;
 
(b)           of any matter that has resulted or could reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, including (i) breach or non-performance of, or any default under, a Contractual Obligation of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof; (ii) any dispute, litigation, investigation, proceeding or suspension between any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof and any Governmental Authority; or (iii) the commencement of, or any material development in, any litigation or proceeding affecting any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof, including pursuant to any Environmental Laws, but only if any of the matters described in the foregoing clauses (i) through (iii) has resulted or reasonably could be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect;
 
(c)           after a Responsible Officer of the Borrower or Holdings knows or has reason to know of the occurrence of any ERISA Event or Pension Event that could reasonably be expected to result in liability of one or more Loan Parties or any Subsidiary thereof in excess of $2,500,000;
 
(d)           of any material change in accounting policies or financial reporting practices by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof;
 
(e)           of the Borrower’s determination at any time of the occurrence or existence of any Internal Control Event; and
 
(f)           of any announcement by Moody’s or S&P of any change in a Debt Rating.
 

 
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Each notice pursuant to Section 6.03 (other than Section 6.03(f)) shall be accompanied by a statement of a Responsible Officer of the Borrower setting forth details of the occurrence referred to therein and stating what action the Borrower has taken and proposes to take with respect thereto.  Each notice pursuant to Section 6.03(a) shall describe with particularity any and all provisions of this Agreement and any other Loan Document that have been breached.
 
 
Pay and discharge as the same shall become due and payable, all its obligations and liabilities, including (a) all Tax liabilities, assessments and governmental charges or levies upon it or its properties or assets, unless the same are being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings diligently conducted and adequate reserves in accordance with GAAP are being maintained by Holdings, the Borrower or such Subsidiary; and (b) all lawful claims which, if unpaid, would by law become a Lien upon its property, unless the same are being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings diligently conducted, adequate reserves in accordance with GAAP are being maintained by Holdings, the Borrower or such Subsidiary and such contest could not reasonably be expected, individually or in the aggregate, to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
 
(a) Preserve, renew and maintain in full force and effect its legal existence and good standing under the Laws of the jurisdiction of its organization except in a transaction permitted by Section 7.04 or 7.05;
 
(b) take all reasonable action to maintain all rights, privileges, permits, licenses and franchises necessary or desirable in the normal conduct of its business, except to the extent that failure to do so could not reasonably be expected, individually or in the aggregate, to have a Material Adverse Effect; and
 
(c) preserve or renew all of its registered patents, trademarks, trade names and service marks, the non-preservation of which could reasonably be expected, individually or in the aggregate, to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
 
(a) Maintain, preserve and protect all of its material properties and equipment necessary in the operation of its business in good working order and condition, ordinary wear and tear excepted;
 
(b) make all necessary repairs thereto and renewals and replacements thereof except where the failure to do so could not reasonably be expected, individually or in the aggregate, to have a Material Adverse Effect; and
 
(c) use the standard of care typical in the industry in the operation and maintenance of its facilities.
 
 
(a) Maintain with financially sound and reputable insurance companies having an A.M. Best Financial Strength Rating of at least A which are not Affiliates of the Borrower, insurance with respect to its properties and business against interruption, loss or damage of the kinds customarily insured against by Persons engaged in the same or similar business, of such types and in such amounts as are customarily carried under similar circumstances by such other Persons and providing for such insurer to endeavor to give not less than 30 days’ prior notice to the Administrative Agent of termination, lapse or cancellation of such insurance.  The Loan Parties shall cause the Administrative Agent to be named on each policy evidencing such insurance as secured party, mortgagee, loss payee or additional insured, as applicable, in a manner acceptable to the Administrative Agent.
 
(b) If any portion of any Mortgaged Property is at any time located in an area identified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (or any successor agency) as a Special Flood Hazard Area with respect to which flood insurance has been made available under the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (as now or hereafter in effect or successor act thereto), (x) maintain, or cause to be maintained, with a financially sound and reputable
 

 
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insurer, flood insurance in an amount and otherwise sufficient to comply with all applicable rules and regulations promulgated pursuant to the Flood Insurance Laws and (y) deliver to the Administrative Agent evidence of such compliance in form and substance reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent.
 
 
Comply in all material respects with the requirements of all Laws and all orders, writs, injunctions and decrees applicable to it or to its business or property, except in such instances in which (a) such requirement of Law or order, writ, injunction or decree is being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings diligently conducted or (b) the failure to comply therewith could not reasonably be expected, individually or in the aggregate, to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
 
Maintain proper books of record and account, in which full, true and correct entries in conformity with GAAP consistently applied shall be made of all financial transactions and matters involving the assets and business of Holdings, the Borrower or such Subsidiary, as the case may be.
 
 
(a) Permit the Administrative Agent (and any Lender, at the expense of any such Lender), subject to reasonable advance notice to, and reasonable coordination with, the Borrower and during normal business hours, to visit and inspect the properties of the Loan Parties, at the Borrower’s expense as provided in clause (b) below, inspect, audit and make extracts from the Loan Parties’ corporate, financial or operating records, and discuss with its officers, employees, agents, advisors and independent accountants (subject to such accountants’ customary policies and procedures) the Loan Parties’ business, financial condition, assets and results of operations (it being understood that a representative of the Borrower is allowed to be present in any discussions with officers, employees, agent, advisors and independent accountants); provided that the Administrative Agent shall only be permitted to conduct two field examinations and two inventory appraisals (in each case, exclusive of any field examination or appraisal initiated during an Increased Reporting Period or during the existence and continuance of an Event of Default) with respect to any Collateral comprising the Borrowing Base per 12-month period; provided, further, that during any Increased Reporting Period, one additional field examination and one additional inventory appraisal of Revolver Priority Collateral will be permitted in such 12-month period, except that during the existence and continuance of an Event of Default, there shall be no limit on the number of additional field examinations and inventory appraisals of Revolver Priority Collateral that shall be permitted at the Administrative Agent’s request.  No such inspection or visit shall unduly interfere with the business or operations of the Loan Parties, nor result in any damage to the property or other Collateral.  Neither the Administrative Agent nor any Lender shall have any duty to the Borrower to make any inspection, nor to share any results of any inspection, appraisal or report with the Borrower.  The Borrower acknowledges that all inspections, appraisals and reports are prepared by the Administrative Agent and Lenders for their purposes, and the Borrower shall not be entitled to rely upon them.
 
(b) Reimburse the Administrative Agent for all reasonable and documented out-of-pocket costs and expenses (other than any legal fees or costs and expenses covered under Section 11.04) of the Administrative Agent in connection with (i) two examinations per fiscal year of the Loan Parties’ books and records or any other financial or Collateral matters as the Administrative Agent deems appropriate and (ii) field examinations and inventory appraisals of Collateral comprising the Borrowing Base, in each case subject to the limitations on such examinations, audits and appraisals permitted under the preceding paragraph.  Subject to and without limiting the foregoing, the Borrower specifically agrees to pay the Administrative Agent’s then standard charges for examination activities, including the standard charges of the Administrative Agent’s internal appraisal group.  This Section shall not be construed to limit the Administrative Agent’s right to use third parties for such purposes.
 

 
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Use the proceeds of the Borrowings to consummate the Transactions and for general corporate purposes not in contravention of any Law or of any Loan Document; provided that no more than $10,000,000 of Revolving Loans may be used to prepay, purchase, redeem or defease the 7.0% Exchangeable Senior Notes due 2017.
 
 
(a) Upon the formation or acquisition of any new direct or indirect Domestic Subsidiary (other than any CFC and any Subsidiary that is held directly or indirectly by a CFC) or Canadian Subsidiary by any Loan Party, then the Borrower shall, at the Borrower’s expense:
 
(i) within 30 days after such formation or acquisition, cause such Domestic Subsidiary or Canadian Subsidiary, as the case may be, and cause each direct and indirect parent of such Domestic Subsidiary or Canadian Subsidiary, as the case may be (if it has not already done so), to duly execute and deliver to the Administrative Agent a Joinder Agreement, pursuant to which such other Loan Party shall guaranty the other Loan Parties’ obligations under the Loan Documents and pledge a security interest in and to all of its assets in support of such guaranty in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Security Agreement (for each Domestic Subsidiary) or the Canadian Security Agreement (for each Canadian Subsidiary, and in addition, to the extent any such Canadian Subsidiary maintains its chief executive office, registered office or domicile (within the meaning of such term in the Civil Code of Québec) or any property or assets within the Province of Québec, also in accordance with a deed of hypothec),
 
(ii) within 15 days after such formation or acquisition, furnish to the Administrative Agent a description of the real and personal properties of such Domestic Subsidiary or Canadian Subsidiary, as the case may be, in detail satisfactory to the Administrative Agent,
 
(iii) within 30 days after such formation or acquisition, cause such Domestic Subsidiary or Canadian Subsidiary, as the case may be, and each direct and indirect parent of such Domestic Subsidiary or Canadian Subsidiary, as the case may be (if it has not already done so) to duly execute and deliver to the Administrative Agent deeds of trust, trust deeds, deeds to secure debt, mortgages (other than leasehold mortgages and leasehold deeds of trust), Security Agreement Supplements, Canadian Security Agreement Supplements, IP Security Agreement Supplements, Canadian IP Security Agreement Supplements and other security and pledge agreements, as specified by and in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent (including delivery of all Pledged Equity in and of such Domestic Subsidiary or Canadian Subsidiary, as the case may be, and other instruments of the type specified in Section 4.01(a)(iii)), securing payment of all the Obligations of such Domestic Subsidiary or Canadian Subsidiary, as the case may be, or such parent, as the case may be, under the Loan Documents and constituting Liens on all such real and personal properties, and with respect to each Mortgaged Property encumbered by a Mortgage or a Canadian Mortgage, as the case may be, pursuant to this Section 6.12(a)(iii), deliver the items set forth in Sections 4.01(a)(iv) and 6.21 hereof,
 
(iv) within 30 days after such formation or acquisition, cause such Domestic Subsidiary or Canadian Subsidiary, as the case may be, and each direct and indirect parent of such Domestic Subsidiary or Canadian Subsidiary, as the case may be (if it has not already done so) to take whatever action (including the recording of mortgages, the filing of Uniform Commercial Code or PPSA financing statements, the giving of notices and the endorsement of notices on title documents) as may be necessary or advisable in the opinion of the Administrative Agent to vest in the Administrative Agent (or in any representative of the Administrative Agent designated by it) valid and subsisting Liens on the properties purported to be subject to the deeds of trust, trust deeds, deeds to secure debt, mortgages (other than leasehold mortgages and leasehold deeds of trust), hypothecs, Security Agreement Supplements, Canadian Security Agreement Supplements, IP Security Agreement Supplements, Canadian IP Security Agreement Supplements and security and pledge agreements delivered pursuant to this Section 6.12, enforceable against all third parties in accordance with their terms,
 

 
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(v) within 60 days after such formation or acquisition, deliver to the Administrative Agent, upon the request of the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion, a signed copy of a favorable opinion, addressed to the Administrative Agent and the other Secured Parties, of counsel for the Loan Parties reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent (certain of which opinions, in the Administrative Agent’s discretion, may be given by in-house counsel) as to the matters contained in clauses (i), (iii) and (iv) above, and as to such other matters as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request, and
 
(vi) as promptly as practicable after such formation or acquisition, deliver, upon the request of the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion, to the Administrative Agent with respect to each parcel of real property or series of related real properties with a fair market value (as reasonably determined by the Borrower) of $3,000,000 or more that is owned or held by the entity that is the subject of such formation or acquisition title reports, surveys and engineering, soils and other reports, and environmental assessment reports, each in scope, form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, provided, however, that to the extent that any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries shall have otherwise received any of the foregoing items with respect to such real property, such items shall, promptly after the receipt thereof, be delivered to the Administrative Agent.
 
(b) Upon the acquisition of any property (other than any CFC and any Subsidiary that is held directly or indirectly by a CFC) by any Loan Party, if such property, in the judgment of the Administrative Agent, shall not already be subject to a perfected first priority security interest and Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties (subject to the Term Intercreditor Agreement), then the Borrower shall, at the Borrower’s expense:
 
(i) within 15 days after such acquisition, furnish to the Administrative Agent a description of the property so acquired in detail satisfactory to the Administrative Agent,
 
(ii) within 30 days after such acquisition, cause the applicable Loan Party to duly execute and deliver to the Administrative Agent deeds of trust, trust deeds, deeds to secure debt, mortgages (other than leasehold mortgages and leasehold deeds of trust), Security Agreement Supplements, Canadian Security Agreement Supplements, IP Security Agreement Supplements, Canadian IP Security Agreement Supplements and other security and pledge agreements (including any deed of hypothec), as specified by and in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, securing payment of all the Obligations of the applicable Loan Party under the Loan Documents and constituting Liens on all such properties, and with respect to each Mortgaged Property encumbered by a Mortgage or a Canadian Mortgage pursuant to this Section 6.12(b)(ii), deliver the items set forth in Sections 4.01(a)(iv) and 6.21 hereof,
 
(iii) within 30 days after such acquisition, cause the applicable Loan Party to take whatever action (including the recording of mortgages, the filing of Uniform Commercial Code or PPSA financing statements, the giving of notices and the endorsement of notices on title documents) as may be necessary or advisable in the opinion of the Administrative Agent to vest in the Administrative Agent (or in any representative of the Administrative Agent designated by it) valid and subsisting Liens on such property, enforceable against all third parties,
 
(iv) within 60 days after such acquisition, deliver to the Administrative Agent, upon the request of the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion, a signed copy of a favorable opinion, addressed to the Administrative Agent and the other Secured Parties, of counsel for the Loan Parties reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent (certain of which opinions, in the Administrative Agent’s discretion, may be given by in-house counsel) as to the matters contained in clauses (ii) and (iii) above and as to such other matters as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request, and
 
(v) as promptly as practicable after any acquisition of any real property or series of related real properties with a fair market value (as reasonably determined by the Borrower) of $3,000,000 or more, deliver, upon the request of the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion, to the Administrative Agent with respect to such real property title reports, surveys and engineering, soils and other reports, and environmental assessment reports, each in scope, form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, provided, however, that to the extent that any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries shall have
 

 
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otherwise received any of the foregoing items with respect to such real property, such items shall, promptly after the receipt thereof, be delivered to the Administrative Agent.
 
(c) Upon the request of the Administrative Agent following the occurrence and during the continuance of a Default, the Borrower shall, at the Borrower’s expense:
 
(i) within 10 days after such request, furnish to the Administrative Agent a description of the real and personal properties of the Loan Parties and their respective Subsidiaries in detail reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent,
 
(ii) within 15 days after such request, duly execute and deliver, and cause each Domestic Subsidiary (other than any Subsidiary that is held directly or indirectly by a CFC) and Canadian Subsidiary of the Borrower (if it has not already done so) to duly execute and deliver, to the Administrative Agent deeds of trust, trust deeds, deeds to secure debt, mortgages (other than leasehold mortgages and leasehold deeds of trust), Security Agreement Supplements, Canadian Security Agreement Supplements, IP Security Agreement Supplements, Canadian IP Security Agreement Supplements and other security and pledge agreements (including any deed of hypothec), as specified by and in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent (including delivery of all Pledged Equity and Pledged Debt in and of such Subsidiary, and other instruments of the type specified in Section 4.01(a)(iii)), securing payment of all the Obligations of such Domestic Subsidiary or Canadian Subsidiary, as applicable, under the Loan Documents and constituting Liens on all such properties,
 
(iii) within 30 days after such request, take, and cause each Domestic Subsidiary (other than any Subsidiary that is held directly or indirectly by a CFC) and Canadian Subsidiary of the Borrower to take, whatever action (including the recording of mortgages, the filing of Uniform Commercial Code or PPSA financing statements, the giving of notices and the endorsement of notices on title documents) as may be necessary or advisable in the opinion of the Administrative Agent to vest in the Administrative Agent (or in any representative of the Administrative Agent designated by it) valid and subsisting Liens on the properties purported to be subject to the deeds of trust, trust deeds, deeds to secure debt, mortgages (other than leasehold mortgages and leasehold deeds of trust), Security Agreement Supplements, Canadian Security Agreement Supplements, IP Security Agreement Supplements, Canadian IP Security Agreement Supplements and other security and pledge agreements (including any deed of hypothec) delivered pursuant to this Section 6.12, enforceable against all third parties in accordance with their terms,
 
(iv) within 60 days after such request, deliver to the Administrative Agent, upon the request of the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion, a signed copy of a favorable opinion, addressed to the Administrative Agent and the other Secured Parties, of counsel for the Loan Parties reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent (certain of which opinions, in the discretion of the Administrative Agent, may be given by in-house counsel) as to the matters contained in clauses (ii) and (iii) above, and as to such other matters as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request, and
 
(v) as promptly as practicable after such request, deliver to the Administrative Agent with respect to each parcel of real property owned or held by the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, title reports, surveys and engineering, soils and other reports, and environmental assessment reports, each in scope, form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.
 
(d) At any time upon request of the Administrative Agent, promptly execute and deliver any and all further instruments and documents and take all such other action as the Administrative Agent may deem necessary or desirable in obtaining the full benefits of, or (as applicable) in perfecting and preserving the Liens of, such guaranties, deeds of trust, trust deeds, deeds to secure debt, mortgages (other than leasehold mortgages and leasehold deeds of trust), Security Agreement Supplements, Canadian Security Agreement Supplements, IP Security Agreement Supplements, Canadian IP Security Agreement Supplements and other security and pledge agreements (including any deed of hypothec).
 
Notwithstanding anything in this Section 6.12 to the contrary (i) no Loan Party shall be required to deliver a mortgage on any real property or series of related real properties with a fair market value (as reasonably
 

 
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determined by the Borrower) of less than $3,000,000 and (ii) any Subsidiary that pledges assets to secure obligations under the Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement or that guarantees the obligations under the Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement shall similarly guarantee and grant Liens to secure the Obligations even if such Subsidiary is a CFC.
 
 
Comply, and use commercially reasonable efforts to cause all lessees and other Persons operating or occupying its properties to comply, in all material respects, with all Environmental Laws and Environmental Permits; obtain and renew all Environmental Permits necessary for its operations and properties; and conduct any investigation, study, sampling and testing, and undertake any cleanup, removal, remedial or other action necessary to remove and clean up all Hazardous Materials from any of its properties, in accordance with the requirements of all Environmental Laws; provided, however, that neither Holdings nor any of its Subsidiaries shall be required to undertake any such cleanup, removal, remedial or other action to the extent that its obligation to do so is being contested in good faith and by proper proceedings and appropriate reserves are being maintained with respect to such circumstances in accordance with GAAP.
 
 
At the request of the Required Lenders from time to time upon the occurrence of any Release of Hazardous Materials or other event governed by Environmental Law that could reasonably be expected to materially impair the interests of the Secured Parties in any property of the Loan Parties, provide to the Lenders within 90 days after such request, at the expense of the Borrower, an environmental site assessment report for any of such properties, prepared by an environmental consulting firm reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent indicating the presence or absence of Hazardous Materials and the estimated cost of any compliance, removal or remedial action in connection with any Hazardous Materials on such properties; without limiting the generality of the foregoing, if the Administrative Agent determines at any time that a material risk exists that any such report will not be provided within the time referred to above, the Administrative Agent may retain an environmental consulting firm to prepare such report at the expense of the Borrower, and the Borrower hereby grants and agrees to cause any Subsidiary that owns any property described in such request to grant at the time of such request to the Administrative Agent, the Lenders, such firm and any agents or representatives thereof an irrevocable non-exclusive license, subject to the rights of tenants, to enter onto their respective properties to undertake such an assessment.
 
 
Promptly upon request by the Administrative Agent, or any Lender through the Administrative Agent, (a) correct any material defect or error that may be discovered in any Loan Document or in the execution, acknowledgment, filing or recordation thereof, (b) do, execute, acknowledge, deliver, record, re-record, file, re-file, register and re-register any and all such further acts, deeds, certificates, assurances and other instruments as the Administrative Agent, or any Lender through the Administrative Agent, may reasonably require from time to time in order to (i) carry out more effectively the purposes of the Loan Documents, (ii) to the fullest extent permitted by applicable Law, subject any Loan Party’s or any of its Domestic Subsidiaries’ (other than any CFC and any Subsidiary that is held directly or indirectly by a CFC) or Canadian Subsidiaries’ properties, assets, rights or interests to the Liens now or hereafter intended to be covered by any of the Collateral Documents, (iii) perfect and maintain the validity, effectiveness and priority of any of the Collateral Documents and any of the Liens intended to be created thereunder and (iv) assure, convey, grant, assign, transfer, preserve, protect and confirm more effectively unto the Secured Parties the rights granted or now or hereafter intended to be granted to the Secured Parties under any Loan Document or under any other instrument executed in connection with any Loan Document to which any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries is or is to be a party, and cause each of its Domestic Subsidiaries (other than any CFC and any Subsidiary that is held directly or indirectly by a CFC) or Canadian Subsidiaries to do so, and (c) if an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, deliver to the Administrative Agent such surveys, appraisals, environmental assessments, title insurance updates or policies and other related documents with respect to each parcel of real estate subject to a Mortgage or Canadian Mortgage.
 

 
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Make all payments and otherwise perform all obligations in respect of all leases of real property to which the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries is a party, keep such leases in full force and effect and not allow such leases to lapse or be terminated or any rights to renew such leases to be forfeited or cancelled, notify the Administrative Agent of any default by any party with respect to such leases and cooperate with the Administrative Agent in all respects to cure any such default, and cause each of its Subsidiaries to do so, except, in any case, where the failure to do so, either individually or in the aggregate, could not be reasonably likely to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
 
 
Perform and observe all the terms and provisions of each Material Contract to be performed or observed by it, maintain each such Material Contract in full force and effect, enforce each such Material Contract in accordance with its terms, take all such action to such end as may be from time to time requested by the Administrative Agent and, upon request of the Administrative Agent, make to each other party to each such Material Contract such demands and requests for information and reports or for action as any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries is entitled to make under such Material Contract, and cause each of its Subsidiaries to do so, except, in any case, where the failure to do so, either individually or in the aggregate, could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
 
 
(a) Borrowing Base Certificates.  By the 20th day after the end of each fiscal month, the Borrower shall deliver to the Administrative Agent (and the Administrative Agent shall promptly deliver same to the Lenders) a Borrowing Base Certificate prepared as of the close of business on the last Business Day of the previous month (provided that, during an Increased Reporting Period, the Borrower shall deliver to the Administrative Agent weekly Borrowing Base Certificates by Wednesday of every week prepared as of the close of business on Friday of the previous week, which weekly Borrowing Base Certificates shall be in standard form unless otherwise reasonably agreed to by the Administrative Agent; it being understood that (i) Inventory amounts shown in the Borrowing Base Certificates delivered on a weekly basis will be based on the Inventory amount (x) set forth in the most recent weekly report, where possible, and (y) for the most recently ended fiscal month for which such information is available with regard to locations where it is impracticable to report Inventory more frequently, and (ii) the amount of Eligible Accounts shown in such Borrowing Base Certificate will be based on the amount of the gross Accounts set forth in the most recent weekly report, less the amount of ineligible Accounts reported for the most recently ended fiscal month).  All calculations of Availability in any Borrowing Base Certificate shall be made by the Borrower and certified by a Responsible Officer, provided that the Administrative Agent may from time to time review and adjust any such calculation in consultation with the Borrower to the extent the calculation is not made in accordance with this Agreement or does not accurately reflect the Reserves.
 
(b) Records and Schedules of Accounts.  Each Loan Party shall keep accurate and complete records of its Accounts, including all payments and collections thereon, and shall submit to the Administrative Agent sales, collection, reconciliation and other reports in form reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent on a periodic basis (but not more frequently than at the time of delivery of each of the financial statements required pursuant to Sections 6.01(a) and (b)).  The Borrower shall also provide to the Administrative Agent, on or before the 15th day after the end of each fiscal month, a detailed aged trial balance of all Accounts of the Loan Parties as of the end of the preceding month, specifying each Account’s Account Debtor name and the amount, invoice date and due date as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request.  If Accounts of Loan Parties owing from any single Account Debtor in an aggregate face amount of $500,000 or more cease to be Eligible Accounts, the Borrower shall notify the Administrative Agent of such occurrence promptly (and in any event within five Business Days) after any Responsible Officer of the Borrower has actual knowledge thereof.
 

 
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(c) Maintenance of Dominion Account.  Within sixty (60) days (or such later date as the Administrative Agent may agree in its reasonable discretion) of the Closing Date (or, with respect to any Deposit Account other than Excluded Deposit Accounts opened following the Closing Date, within thirty (30) days (or such later date as the Administrative Agent may agree in its reasonable discretion) after the date such Loan Party notifies the Administrative Agent of the opening of such Deposit Account or the date any Person becomes a Loan Party hereunder), (i) each Loan Party shall cause each bank or other depository institution at which any Deposit Account other than any Excluded Deposit Account is maintained, to enter into a Deposit Account Control Agreement that provides for such bank or other depository institution to transfer to a Dominion Account, on a daily basis, all balances in each Deposit Account other than any Excluded Deposit Account maintained by any Loan Party with such depository institution for application to the Obligations then outstanding following the receipt by such bank or other depository institution of a Liquidity Notice (it being understood that the Administrative Agent shall reasonably promptly deliver a copy of such Liquidity Notice to the Borrower), (ii) the Borrower shall establish the Dominion Account and obtain an agreement (in form reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent) from the Dominion Account bank, establishing the Administrative Agent’s control over and Lien in the Dominion Account, which will be exercised by the Administrative Agent during any Liquidity Period, requiring immediate deposit of all remittances received to a Dominion Account, (iii) each Loan Party shall irrevocably appoint the Administrative Agent as such Loan Party’s attorney-in-fact to collect such balances during a Liquidity Period to the extent any such delivery is not so made and (iv) each Loan Party shall instruct each Account Debtor to make all payments with respect to Revolver Priority Collateral into Deposit Accounts subject to Deposit Account Control Agreements, or the Loan Parties shall immediately direct any such payments into Deposit Accounts subject to Deposit Account Control Agreements.  Following the commencement of a Liquidity Period, the Administrative Agent shall promptly deliver Liquidity Notices to banks or depository institutions that have entered into Deposit Account Control Agreements, unless otherwise directed by the Required Lenders.  The Administrative Agent and the Lenders assume no responsibility to the Borrower for any lockbox arrangement or Dominion Account, including any claim of accord and satisfaction or release with respect to any check, draft or other item of payment payable to a Loan Party (including those constituting proceeds of Collateral) accepted by any bank.
 
(d) Proceeds of Collateral.  Each Loan Party shall request in writing and otherwise take all necessary steps to ensure that all payments on Accounts or otherwise relating to Revolver Priority Collateral are made directly to a Deposit Account subject to a Deposit Account Control Agreement (or a lockbox relating to a Dominion Account).  If any Loan Party receives cash or any check, draft or other item of payment payable to a Loan Party with respect to any Revolver Priority Collateral, it shall hold the same in trust for the Administrative Agent and promptly deposit the same into any such Deposit Account or Dominion Account.
 
(e) Administration of Deposit Accounts.  Schedule 6.20 sets forth all Deposit Accounts (other than Excluded Deposit Accounts) maintained by the Loan Parties, including all Dominion Accounts, as of the Closing Date.  Subject to Section 6.20(c), each Loan Party shall take all actions necessary to establish the Administrative Agent’s control (within the meaning of the UCC) over each such Deposit Account other than Excluded Deposit Accounts at all times.  Each Loan Party shall be the sole account holder of each Deposit Account and shall not allow any other Person (other than, subject to the terms of the Term Intercreditor Agreement and the Intercreditor Agreement, the Administrative Agent, the Term Agent, the Second Lien Indenture Trustee and the applicable depositary bank) to have control over a Deposit Account or any deposits therein.  The Borrower shall promptly notify the Administrative Agent of any opening or closing of a Deposit Account by any Loan Party (other than any Excluded Deposit Accounts), and no Loan Party shall open any Deposit Accounts (other than any Excluded Deposit Accounts) at a bank not reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent.
 
(f) Account Verification.  Whether or not a Default or Event of Default exists, the Administrative Agent shall have the right at any time, in the name of the Administrative Agent, any designee of the Administrative Agent or any Loan Party, to verify the validity, amount or any other matter relating to any Accounts of the Loan Parties by mail, telephone or otherwise. Loan Parties shall cooperate fully with the Administrative Agent in an effort to facilitate and promptly conclude any such verification process.
 
(g) Administration of Inventory.
 
               (i)Records and Reports of Inventory. Each Loan Party shall keep accurate and complete records of its Inventory, including costs and daily withdrawals and additions, and, prior to the 15th day after the end of each
 

 
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fiscal month, shall submit or otherwise make available to the Administrative Agent inventory and reconciliation reports for such month in form reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent. Each Loan Party shall conduct a physical inventory at least once per calendar year (and on a more frequent basis if requested by the Administrative Agent when an Event of Default exists) and periodic cycle counts consistent with historical practices, and shall provide to the Administrative Agent a report based on each such inventory and count promptly upon completion thereof, together with such supporting information as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request. The Administrative Agent may participate in and observe each physical count.
 
               (ii)Returns of Inventory. No Loan Party shall return any Inventory to a supplier, vendor or other Person, whether for cash, credit or otherwise, unless (a) such return is in the ordinary course of business; (b) no Default, Event of Default or Overadvance exists or would result therefrom; (c) the Administrative Agent is promptly notified if the aggregate value of all Inventory returned in any month exceeds $250,000; and (d) any payment received by a Loan Party for a return is promptly remitted to the Administrative Agent for application to the Obligations.
 
               (iii)Acquisition, Sale and Maintenance. No Loan Party shall acquire or accept any Inventory on consignment or approval from any individual vendor in excess of $1,000,000 without notifying the Administrative Agent, and shall take all steps to assure that all Inventory is produced in accordance with applicable Law, including the Fair Labor Standards Act and that any such Inventory is segregated from all other Inventory of the Loan Parties.  No Loan Party shall sell any Inventory on consignment or approval or any other basis under which the customer may return or require a Loan Party to repurchase such Inventory to any individual customer in excess of $1,000,000 without notifying the Administrative Agent.  Loan Parties shall use, store and maintain all Inventory with reasonable care and caution, in accordance with applicable standards of any insurance and in conformity in all material respects with all applicable Law, and shall make current rent payments (within applicable grace periods provided for in leases) at all locations where any Collateral is located.
 
 
(a) Within ninety (90) days after the Closing Date or such longer period as agreed to by the Administrative Agent in its reasonable discretion, deliver to the Administrative Agent the following items (unless the requirement for any such item is waived by the Administrative Agent due to costs that are excessive in relation to the benefits afforded thereby or on such other basis as the Administrative Agent may determine in its sole discretion):
 
(i) deeds of trust, trust deeds, deeds to secure debt and mortgages (other than leasehold mortgages and leasehold deeds of trust), in substantially the form of Exhibit G (with such changes as may be satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and its counsel to account for local law matters) and covering the properties identified to be mortgaged on Schedule 5.08(c) (together with the assignments of leases and rents contained therein and each other mortgage delivered pursuant to Section 6.12, in each case as amended, the “Mortgages”), duly executed by the appropriate Loan Party (other than Canadian Guarantors), as well as deeds of trust, trust deeds, deeds to secure debt and mortgages (other than leasehold mortgages and leasehold deeds of trust), in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent (with such changes as may be satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and its counsel to account for local law matters, including, as the case may be, for purposes of creating a hypothec) and covering the properties identified to be mortgaged on Schedule 5.08(c) (together with the assignments of leases and rents contained therein and each other mortgage delivered pursuant to Section 6.12, in each case as amended, the “Canadian Mortgages”), duly executed by the appropriate Canadian Guarantor;
 
(ii) evidence that counterparts of the Mortgages and the Canadian Mortgages have been duly executed, acknowledged and delivered and are in form suitable for filing or recording in all filing or recording offices that the Administrative Agent may deem necessary or desirable in order to create a valid first and subsisting Lien (subject only to Liens set forth on Schedule 5.08(b) and Liens otherwise permitted by Section 7.01) on the property described therein in favor of the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties and that all filing, documentary, stamp, intangible and recording taxes and fees have been paid (or that arrangements for the payment thereof satisfactory to the Administrative Agent have been made);
 

 
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(iii) with respect to each Mortgage and Canadian Mortgage, as the case may be, a title search dated contemporaneous with the delivery of such Mortgage or Canadian Mortgage conducted by a title insurance company in the case of such Mortgage and by the Canadian Guarantor’s counsel in the case of such Canadian Mortgage which reflects that the Mortgaged Property subject to such Mortgage or Canadian Mortgage, as the case may be, is free and clear of all defects and encumbrances other than Liens set forth on Schedule 5.08(b) and Liens otherwise permitted by Section 7.01;
 
(iv) evidence of the insurance required by the terms of the Mortgages and the Canadian Mortgages and Section 6.07 hereof; and
 
(v) evidence that all other action that the Administrative Agent may deem necessary or desirable in order to create valid first and subsisting Liens (subject only to Liens set forth on Schedule 5.08(b) and Liens otherwise permitted by Section 7.01) on the property described in the Mortgages and the Canadian Mortgages has been taken.
 
(b) Within thirty (30) days after the recording of each Mortgage or Canadian Mortgage, as the case may be, delivered pursuant to Section 6.12 or Section 6.21(a) or such longer period as agreed to by the Administrative Agent in its reasonable discretion, a confirmatory lien search conducted by a title insurance company in the case of such Mortgage and by the Canadian Guarantor’s counsel in the case of such Canadian Mortgage which reflects that such Mortgage or Canadian Mortgage, as the case may be, was duly recorded and that the Mortgaged Property subject to such Mortgage or Canadian Mortgage, as the case may be, was free and clear of all defects and encumbrances other than Liens set forth on Schedule 5.08(b) and Liens otherwise permitted by Section 7.01 as of the date of such recording.
 
(c) If any Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing, promptly following written request by the Administrative Agent, deliver to the Administrative Agent the following items with respect to each Mortgage or Canadian Mortgage delivered pursuant to Section 6.12 or 6.21(a) hereof or the applicable Mortgaged Property:
 
(i) if requested by the Administrative Agent, fully paid American Land Title Association Lender’s Extended Coverage title insurance policies (the “Mortgage Policies”) in form and substance, with endorsements (other than zoning, creditors rights and environmental) and in amounts reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent (but in any event not greater than the fair market value of the applicable Mortgaged Property, as reasonably determined by the Borrower), issued, coinsured and reinsured by title insurers reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent, insuring the Mortgages to be valid first and subsisting Liens on the property described therein, free and clear of all defects (including, but not limited to, mechanics’ and materialmen’s Liens) and encumbrances, excepting only Permitted Encumbrances and Liens otherwise permitted by Section 7.01, and providing for such other affirmative insurance (including endorsements for future advances under the Loan Documents and for mechanics’ and materialmen’s Liens) and such coinsurance and direct access reinsurance as the Administrative Agent may deem necessary or desirable;
 
(ii) if requested by the Administrative Agent, American Land Title Association/American Congress on Surveying and Mapping form surveys (or with respect to any Canadian property, a new survey prepared by a qualified land surveyor), for which all necessary fees (where applicable) have been paid, certified to the Administrative Agent and the issuer of the Mortgage Policies in a manner satisfactory to the Administrative Agent by a land surveyor duly registered and licensed in the States, provinces or territories in which the property described in such surveys is located and acceptable to the Administrative Agent, showing all buildings and other improvements, any off-site improvements, the location of any easements, parking spaces, rights of way, building set-back lines and other dimensional regulations and the absence of encroachments, either by such improvements or on to such property, and other defects, other than encroachments and other defects acceptable to the Administrative Agent or that do not materially adversely affect the value of the applicable Mortgaged Property;
 
(iii) if requested by the Administrative Agent, Phase I environmental site assessments as to the properties described in the Mortgages, in form and substance and from professional firms reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent; and
 

 
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(iv) if requested by the Administrative Agent, an appraisal of each of the properties described in the Mortgages complying with the requirements of the Federal Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989.
 
 
NEGATIVE COVENANTS
 
So long as any Lender shall have any Commitment hereunder or any Revolving Loan or other Obligation hereunder shall remain unpaid or unsatisfied, or any Letter of Credit shall remain outstanding (unless Cash Collateralized or backstopped on terms reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent), the Borrower shall not, nor shall it permit any Subsidiary to, directly or indirectly:
 
 
Create, incur, assume or suffer to exist any Lien upon any of its property, assets or revenues, whether now owned or hereafter acquired, or sign or file or suffer to exist under the Uniform Commercial Code or the PPSA of any jurisdiction a financing statement that names the Borrower, Holdings or any of its other Subsidiaries as debtor, or assign any accounts or other right to receive income, other than the following (including any financing statements filed in connection with any of the following):
 
(a)           (i) Liens pursuant to any Loan Document; and (ii) Liens securing Indebtedness and other obligations under the Term Documents so long as such Liens are subject to the Term Intercreditor Agreement;
 
(b)           Liens existing on the Closing Date and listed on Schedule 7.01 and any renewals or extensions thereof, provided that (i) the property covered thereby is not changed, (ii) the amount secured or benefited thereby is not increased except as contemplated by Section 7.02(d), as applicable, (iii) the direct or any contingent obligor with respect thereto is not changed, and (iv) any renewal or extension of the obligations secured or benefited thereby is permitted by Section 7.02(d) or Section 7.15(d);
 
(c)           Liens for taxes not yet due or which are being contested in good faith and by appropriate proceedings diligently conducted, if adequate reserves with respect thereto are maintained on the books of the applicable Person in accordance with GAAP;
 
(d)           carriers’, warehousemen’s, mechanics’, materialmen’s, repairmen’s, construction or other like Liens arising in the ordinary course of business which are not overdue for a period of more than 30 days or which are being contested in good faith and by appropriate proceedings diligently conducted, if adequate reserves with respect thereto are maintained on the books of the applicable Person in accordance with GAAP;
 
(e)           pledges or deposits in the ordinary course of business in connection with workers’ compensation, unemployment insurance and other social security legislation, other than any Lien imposed by ERISA or Canadian Pension Legislation;
 
(f)           deposits to secure the performance of bids, trade contracts and leases (other than Indebtedness), statutory obligations, surety and appeal bonds, performance bonds and other obligations of a like nature incurred in the ordinary course of business;
 
(g)           (i) easements, (ii) rights-of-way, (iii) servitudes, (iv) restrictions, (v) reservations, limitations, provisos and conditions expressed in an original grant from the Crown and (vi) other similar encumbrances affecting real property which, in the aggregate, are not substantial in amount, and which do not in any case materially detract from the value of the property subject thereto or materially interfere with the ordinary conduct of the business of the applicable Person;
 

 
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(h)           Liens securing judgments for the payment of money not constituting an Event of Default under Section 8.01(h);
 
(i)           Liens securing Indebtedness permitted under Section 7.02(f); provided that (i) such Liens do not at any time encumber any property other than the property financed by such Indebtedness and (ii) the Indebtedness secured thereby does not exceed the cost or fair market value, whichever is lower, of the property being acquired on the date of acquisition;
 
(j)           Liens on property of a Person existing at the time such Person is merged into, amalgamated with or consolidated with the Borrower or any Subsidiary of the Borrower or becomes a Subsidiary of the Borrower; provided that such Liens were not created in contemplation of such merger, amalgamation, consolidation or Investment and do not extend to any assets other than those of the Person merged into, amalgamated with or consolidated with the Borrower or such Subsidiary or acquired by the Borrower or such Subsidiary, and the applicable Indebtedness secured by such Lien is permitted under Section 7.02(g);
 
(k)           other Liens securing Indebtedness outstanding in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $25,000,000, provided that no such Lien shall extend to or cover Revolver Priority Collateral with a book or fair market value (whichever is higher) of over $1,000,000 in the aggregate;
 
(l)           the replacement, extension or renewal of any Lien permitted by clauses (i) through (k) above upon or in the same property theretofore subject thereto;
 
(m)           Liens securing Indebtedness evidenced by the Second Lien Notes outstanding on the Closing Date or Indebtedness incurred pursuant to Section 7.02(n), so long as such Liens are subject and subordinate to the Liens upon the Collateral under the Loan Documents in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Intercreditor Agreement; and
 
(n)           Liens in favor of a depositary institution on cash deposits and other funds maintained with such depository institution in each case arising in the ordinary course of business by virtue of any statutory or common law provision relating to banker’s liens, including Section 4-208 of the UCC.
 
 
Create, incur, assume or suffer to exist any Indebtedness, except:
 
(a)           obligations (contingent or otherwise) of the Borrower existing or arising under any Swap Contract; provided that (A) such obligations are (or were) entered into by such Person in the ordinary course of business for the purpose of directly mitigating risks associated with liabilities, commitments, investments, assets, or property held or reasonably anticipated by such Person, or changes in the value of securities issued by such Person, and not for purposes of speculation or taking a “market view,” and (B) such Swap Contract does not contain any provision exonerating the non-defaulting party from its obligation to make payments on outstanding transactions to the defaulting party;
 
(b)           unsecured Indebtedness of a Subsidiary of the Borrower owed to the Borrower or a wholly-owned Subsidiary of the Borrower, which Indebtedness shall (i) in the case of Indebtedness owed to a Loan Party, constitute “Pledged Debt” under the Security Agreement or the Canadian Security Agreement, as the case may be, (ii) be on terms (including subordination terms) acceptable to the Administrative Agent and (iii) be otherwise permitted under the provisions of Section 7.03;
 
(c)            (i) Indebtedness under the Loan Documents; and (ii) Indebtedness under the Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement not to exceed $360,000,000 at any one time outstanding; provided that the total Indebtedness incurred pursuant to this clause (c) shall not exceed $560,000,000 at any one time outstanding; provided further, however, that notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this
 

 
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clause (c), the Borrower and its Subsidiaries may incur Indebtedness under the Loan Documents and the Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement in an aggregate amount in excess of $560,000,000 (and, for the avoidance of doubt, Indebtedness under the Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement in excess of $360,000,000) so long as (A) immediately after giving effect to the incurrence of such Indebtedness, Holdings and its Subsidiaries shall have a Consolidated First Lien Leverage Ratio calculated on a Pro Forma Basis, as determined on the basis of the financial information most recently delivered to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders pursuant to Section 6.01(a) or (b), as applicable, less than 2.25 to 1.0, (B) after giving effect to the incurrence of such Indebtedness, the sum of (x) the Aggregate Commitments and (y) the aggregate outstanding principal amount of the Term Loans shall not exceed the Maximum First Lien Principal Indebtedness (as defined in the Intercreditor Agreement), (C) any such Indebtedness in excess of $560,000,000 shall be used solely to finance all or a portion of the purchase price of any Acquisition permitted under Section 7.03 and related fees, costs and expenses, and (D) no Default exists immediately prior to, or would result from, the issuance or incurrence of such Indebtedness;
 
(d)           Indebtedness (excluding Indebtedness permitted to be incurred under Section 7.02(k)) outstanding on the Closing Date and listed on Schedule 7.02 and any refinancings, refundings, renewals or extensions of such Indebtedness or of Indebtedness permitted under Section 7.02(g); provided that (i) no Default shall have occurred and be continuing or would result from any such refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension on a Pro Forma Basis, (ii) the 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 any accrued and unpaid interest thereon, (iii) the direct or any contingent obligor with respect thereto is not changed as a result of or in connection with such refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension, and (iv) the terms relating to principal amount, amortization, maturity, collateral (if any) and subordination (if any), and other material terms taken as a whole, of any such refinancing, refunding, renewing or extending Indebtedness, and of any agreement entered into and of any instrument issued in connection therewith, are no less favorable in any material respect to the Loan Parties or the Lenders than the terms of any agreement or instrument governing the Indebtedness being refinanced, refunded, renewed or extended and the interest rate applicable to any such refinancing, refunding, renewing or extending Indebtedness does not exceed the then applicable market interest rate;
 
(e)           Guarantees of Holdings, the Borrower, or any Subsidiary in respect of Indebtedness otherwise permitted hereunder of the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries;
 
(f)           Indebtedness in respect of Capitalized Leases, Synthetic Lease Obligations, Synthetic Debt and purchase money obligations for fixed or capital assets within the limitations set forth in Section 7.01(i); provided, however, that the aggregate amount of all such Indebtedness at any one time outstanding shall not exceed $25,000,000;
 
(g)           Indebtedness of any Person that becomes a Subsidiary of the Borrower after the Closing Date in accordance with the terms of Section 7.03(h), which Indebtedness is existing at the time such Person becomes a Subsidiary of the Borrower (other than Indebtedness incurred in contemplation of such Person’s becoming a Subsidiary of the Borrower);
 
(h)            (i) Indebtedness of any Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party owing to any other Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party and (ii) other Indebtedness of Subsidiaries which are not Loan Parties in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $5,000,000 at any time outstanding;
 
(i)           other Indebtedness in any aggregate amount of up to $25,000,000 which may be secured by Liens permitted under Section 7.01(k);
 
(j)           other unsecured Indebtedness, provided that (A) no Default exists immediately prior to, or would result from, on a Pro Forma Basis, the incurrence of such Indebtedness, (B) no portion of such Indebtedness is scheduled to be paid (either at maturity or as amortization or as a mandatory prepayment (except, in the case of the initial Unsecured Term Loan Facility only, any mandatory prepayments thereunder
 

 
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that are paid only after any mandatory prepayments then due and payable hereunder are satisfied) prior to 91 days after the Maturity Date of any Revolving Loan hereunder, (C) such Indebtedness is not Indebtedness of Holdings to the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries, (D) the material terms and conditions of such Indebtedness are not more restrictive than the terms and conditions of this Agreement, (E) immediately after giving effect to such incurrence, Holdings and its Subsidiaries shall have a Consolidated Leverage Ratio that is 0.25 less than the level set forth in Section 7.11 of the Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement (as in effect on the Closing Date) (i.e., if the level set forth is 6.00 to 1.00 the required level under this clause (j) shall be 5.75 to 1.00) on a Pro Forma Basis, such compliance to be determined on the basis of the financial information most recently delivered to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders pursuant to Section 6.01(a) or (b) and (F) if such Indebtedness is subordinated Indebtedness, such Indebtedness is subordinated in right of payment to the Obligations pursuant to terms of subordination in form and substance acceptable to the Administrative Agent;
 
(k)           Indebtedness evidenced by the Senior Notes and the Second Lien Notes in each case outstanding on the Closing Date;
 
(l)           Indebtedness issued as consideration for all or any portion of the purchase price of any Acquisition permitted under Section 7.03(h), provided that (A) no Default exists immediately prior to, or would result from, on a Pro Forma Basis, the incurrence of such Indebtedness, (B) such Indebtedness is not Indebtedness of a Loan Party to any other Loan Party and (C) the aggregate amount of such Indebtedness shall not exceed $20,000,000;
 
(m)           any refinancings, refundings, renewals or extensions of the Unsecured Term Loan Facility in whole or in part; provided that (i) no Default shall have occurred and be continuing or would result from any such refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension on a Pro Forma Basis, (ii) the Borrower shall be in compliance with the financial covenant set forth in Section 7.11 of the Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement (as in effect on the Closing Date) on a Pro Forma Basis after giving effect to such refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension, (iii) the 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, refunding, renewal or extension and by an amount equal to any existing commitments unutilized thereunder and any accrued and unpaid interest thereon, (iv) the direct or any contingent obligor with respect thereto is not changed as a result of or in connection with such refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension, (v) such refinancing, refunding, renewing or extending Indebtedness does not contain any mandatory prepayments or amortization and the terms relating to principal amount, maturity, collateral (if any) and subordination (if any), and other material terms taken as a whole, of any such refinancing, refunding, renewing or extending Indebtedness, and of any agreement entered into and of any instrument issued in connection therewith, are no less favorable in any material respect to the Loan Parties or the Lenders than the terms of any agreement or instrument governing the Indebtedness being refinanced, refunded, renewed or extended and (vi) the interest rate and yield (as reasonably measured by the Borrower in a manner acceptable to the Administrative Agent) applicable to any such refinancing, refunding, renewing or extending Indebtedness does not exceed the interest rate or yield (as reasonably measured by the Borrower in a manner acceptable to the Administrative Agent), respectively, applicable to the Indebtedness being refinanced, refunded, renewed or extended; and
 
(n)           Indebtedness issued or incurred from time to time in respect of the Second Lien Notes after the Closing Date or other Indebtedness secured by Liens on the Collateral that are junior to the Liens securing the Obligations (including, without limitation, Permitted Additional Pari Passu Obligations (as defined in the Second Lien Notes Indenture)); provided, that (x) immediately after giving effect to such issuance or incurrence, Holdings and its Subsidiaries shall have a Consolidated Secured Debt Ratio not greater than 4.5 to 1.0, (y) no Default exists immediately prior to, or would result from, on a Pro Forma Basis, the incurrence of such Indebtedness and (z) such Indebtedness is in compliance with the terms and conditions of the Intercreditor Agreement.
 

 
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Make or hold any Investments, except:
 
(a)           Investments held by Holdings and its Subsidiaries in the form of Cash Equivalents;
 
(b)           advances to officers, directors and employees of Holdings and its Subsidiaries in an aggregate amount not to exceed $2,000,000 at any time outstanding, for travel, entertainment, relocation and analogous ordinary business purposes;
 
(c)           (i) Investments by Holdings and its Subsidiaries in their respective Subsidiaries outstanding on the Closing Date, (ii) additional Investments by Holdings and its Subsidiaries in Loan Parties (other than Holdings), and (iii) additional Investments by Subsidiaries of the Borrower that are not Loan Parties in other Subsidiaries that are not Loan Parties; provided that each such Investment that consists of intercompany Indebtedness owing to a Loan Party shall be evidenced by an intercompany note which shall be delivered to, and in form reasonably acceptable to, the Administrative Agent and shall constitute “Pledged Debt” pursuant to the terms of the Security Agreement or the Canadian Security Agreement, as the case may be;
 
(d)           Investments consisting of extensions of credit in the nature of accounts receivable or notes receivable arising from the grant of trade credit in the ordinary course of business, and Investments received in satisfaction or partial satisfaction thereof from financially troubled account debtors to the extent reasonably necessary in order to prevent or limit loss;
 
(e)           Guarantees permitted by Section 7.02;
 
(f)           Investments existing on the Closing Date (other than those referred to in Section 7.03(c)(i)) and set forth on Schedule 5.08(e);
 
(g)           Investments by the Borrower in Swap Contracts permitted under Section 7.02(a);
 
(h)           any Acquisition; provided that each of the following conditions shall be satisfied:
 
               (i)any Subsidiary created or acquired in connection with such Acquisition shall comply with the requirements of Section 6.12;
 
               (ii)the lines of business of the Person to be (or the property of which is to be) so Acquired shall be substantially similar or related to one or more of the principal businesses of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries in the ordinary course;
 
               (iii)immediately before and immediately after giving effect to any such Acquisition, the Acquisitions and Investment Conditions shall be satisfied on a Pro Forma Basis for such Acquisition; and
 
               (iv)the Borrower shall have delivered to the Administrative Agent and each Lender, at least two Business Days prior to the date on which any such Acquisition is to be consummated, a certificate of a Responsible Officer, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, certifying that all of the requirements set forth in this clause (h) have been satisfied or will be satisfied on or prior to the consummation of such Acquisition;
 
(i)           Investments by the Borrower and its Subsidiaries not otherwise permitted under this Section 7.03, so long as the Acquisitions and Investment Conditions are satisfied on a Pro Forma Basis immediately after giving effect to such Investment; provided that, with respect to each Investment made pursuant to this Section 7.03(i):
 

 
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               (i)such Investment shall not include or result in any contingent liabilities that could reasonably be expected to be material to the business, financial condition, operations or prospects of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole (as determined in good faith by the board of directors (or persons performing similar functions) of the Borrower or such Subsidiary if the board of directors is otherwise approving such transaction and, in each other case, by a Responsible Officer); and
 
               (ii)such Investment shall be in property that is part of, or in lines of business that are substantially similar or related to, one or more of the principal businesses of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries in the ordinary course; and
 
(j)           Investments by the Borrower and its Subsidiaries not otherwise permitted under this Section 7.03 not to exceed $3,000,000 in any fiscal year (provided that no more than $6,000,000 in the aggregate shall be permitted during the term of this Agreement), so long as the Acquisitions and Investment Conditions are satisfied on a Pro Forma Basis immediately after giving effect to such Investment
 
 
Merge, dissolve, liquidate, consolidate or amalgamate with or into another Person, or Dispose of (whether in one transaction or in a series of transactions) all or substantially all of its assets (whether now owned or hereafter acquired) to or in favor of any Person, except that, so long as no Default exists or would result therefrom on a Pro Forma Basis:
 
(a)           any Domestic Subsidiary may merge with (i) the Borrower, provided that the Borrower shall be the continuing or surviving Person, or (ii) any one or more other Domestic Subsidiaries, provided that when any Loan Party is merging with another Subsidiary, such Loan Party shall be the continuing or surviving Person;
 
(b)           any Canadian Subsidiary may amalgamate with any one or more other Canadian Subsidiaries, provided that when any Canadian Guarantor is amalgamating with another Canadian Subsidiary, such Canadian Guarantor shall be the continuing or surviving Person;
 
(c)