Indenture

FIRST SUPPLEMENTAL INDENTURE Dated as of April 20, 2005 to Indenture Dated as of March 30, 2005

 

EXHIBIT 4.1

EXECUTION COPY


ACTIVANT SOLUTIONS INC.,

as Issuer

AND

THE GUARANTORS NAMED HEREIN

AND

WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,

as Trustee


FIRST SUPPLEMENTAL INDENTURE

Dated as of April 20, 2005

to

Indenture

Dated as of March 30, 2005


$120,000,000

Floating Rate Senior Notes

due 2010


 


 

      FIRST SUPPLEMENTAL INDENTURE, dated as of April 20, 2005, among ACTIVANT SOLUTIONS INC., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), PRELUDE SYSTEMS, INC., a Texas corporation (“Prelude”), ENTERPRISE COMPUTER SYSTEMS, INC., a South Carolina corporation (“ECS”, and together with Prelude, the “New Subsidiary Guarantors”), and WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, as Trustee (the “Trustee”).

      WHEREAS, the Company and certain subsidiary guarantors have heretofore executed and delivered to the Trustee an Indenture dated as of March 30, 2005 (the “Indenture”), providing for the issuance of $120,000,000 aggregate principal amount of Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2010 (the “Notes”); and

      WHEREAS, the Company, the New Subsidiary Guarantors and the Trustee desire by this First Supplemental Indenture, pursuant to and as contemplated by the provisions of the Indenture relating to the addition of guarantors, including, without limitation, Sections 4.05 and 10.01 thereof, to add the New Subsidiary Guarantors as guarantors pursuant to the terms of the Indenture; and

      WHEREAS, the execution and delivery of this First Supplemental Indenture has been authorized by resolutions of the Board of Directors of each of the Company and the New Subsidiary Guarantors; and

      WHEREAS, all conditions and requirements necessary to make this First Supplemental Indenture a valid, binding legal instrument in accordance with its terms have been performed and fulfilled by the parties hereto and the execution and delivery thereof have been in all respects duly authorized by the parties hereto.

      NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the above premises, each party agrees, for the benefit of the others and for the equal and ratable benefit of the holders of the Notes, as follows:

ARTICLE I.

ASSUMPTION OF OBLIGATIONS AS GUARANTOR

Section 1.01. Assumption. Each of the New Subsidiary Guarantors hereby expressly and unconditionally assumes each and every covenant, agreement and undertaking of a Guarantor in the Indenture as of the date of this First Supplemental Indenture, and also hereby expressly and unconditionally assumes each and every covenant, agreement and undertaking of a Guarantor in each Note outstanding on the date of this First Supplemental Indenture and any Additional Notes issued pursuant to the Indenture.

ARTICLE II.

MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

Section 2.01. Terms Defined. For all purposes of this First Supplemental Indenture, except as otherwise defined or unless the context otherwise requires, terms used in capitalized form in this

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First Supplemental Indenture and defined in the Indenture have the meanings specified in the Indenture.

Section 2.02. Indenture. Except as amended hereby, the Indenture and the Notes are in all respects ratified and confirmed and all the terms shall remain in full force and effect.

Section 2.03. Governing Law. THIS FIRST SUPPLEMENTAL INDENTURE SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, AS APPLIED TO CONTRACTS MADE AND PERFORMED WITHIN THE STATE OF NEW YORK, WITHOUT REGARD TO PRINCIPLES OF CONFLICT OF LAWS.

Section 2.04. Successors. All agreements of the Company and the New Subsidiary Guarantors in this First Supplemental Indenture and the Notes shall bind their successors. All agreements of the Trustee in this First Supplemental Indenture shall bind its successors.

Section 2.05. Duplicate Originals. All parties may sign any number of copies of this First Supplemental Indenture. Each signed copy shall be an original, but all of them together shall represent the same agreement.

Section 2.06. Severability. In case any one or more of the provisions in this First Supplemental Indenture or in the Notes shall be held invalid, illegal or unenforceable, in any respect for any reason, the validity, legality and enforceability of any such provision in every other respect and of the remaining provisions shall not in any way be affected or impaired thereby, it being intended that all of the provisions hereof shall be enforceable to the full extent permitted by law.

Section 2.07. Trustee Disclaimer. The Trustee accepts the amendment of the Indenture effected by this First Supplemental Indenture and agrees to execute the trust created by the Indenture as hereby amended, but on the terms and conditions set forth in the Indenture, including the terms and provisions defining and limiting the liabilities and responsibilities of the Trustee, which terms and provisions shall in like manner define and limit its liabilities and responsibilities in the performance of the trust created by the Indenture as hereby amended, and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Trustee shall not be responsible in any manner whatsoever for or with respect to any of the recitals or statements contained herein, all of which recitals or statements are made solely by the Company and the New Subsidiary Guarantors, or for or with respect to (i) the validity or sufficiency of this First Supplemental Indenture or any of the terms or provisions hereof, (ii) the proper authorization hereof by the Company and the New Subsidiary Guarantors by corporate action or otherwise, (iii) the due execution hereof by the Company and the New Subsidiary Guarantors or (iv) the consequences (direct or indirect and whether deliberate or inadvertent) of any amendment herein provided for, and the Trustee makes no representation with respect to any such matters.

Section 2.08. Effectiveness. This First Supplemental Indenture shall become effective, once executed, upon receipt by the Trustee of a certificate of an appropriate officer of the Company; and an opinion of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, counsel to the Company, each of which shall be dated no earlier than the date hereof.

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      IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this First Supplemental Indenture to be duly executed as of the day and year written above.

         
  ACTIVANT SOLUTIONS INC., as Issuer
 
 
  By:      
    Name:   Richard W. Rew, II   
    Title:   General Counsel & Secretary   
 
  PRELUDE SYSTEMS, INC., as a New Subsidiary Guarantor
 
 
  By:      
    Name:   Richard W. Rew, II   
    Title:   Secretary   
 
  ENTERPRISE COMPUTER SYSTEMS, INC., as a New
Subsidiary Guarantor
 
 
  By:      
    Name:   Richard W. Rew, II   
    Title:   Secretary   
 
  WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, as Trustee
 
 
  By:      
  Name:   Timothy P. Mowdy   
  Title:   Assistant Vice President   
 

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