First Amendment

First Amendment

 

EXHIBIT 10.21
     THIS FIRST AMENDMENT, dated as of February 7, 2005 (this “Amendment”) to that certain Receivables Financing Agreement, dated as of December 9, 2004 (the “Financing Agreement”), among HL Funding II, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Borrower”), CAFCO, LLC, as an “Investor”, Citibank, N.A., as a “Bank”, Citicorp North America, Inc., as the program agent (“Program Agent”) and as an “Investor Agent”, HLI Operating Company, Inc., as “Servicer” (“HLIOC”) and Citibank, N.A., as the “Disbursement Agent”, and the other financial institutions from time to time a party thereto, as “Investors”, “Banks” and/or “Investor Agents” (as each such quoted term is defined in the Financing Agreement), is by and among the Borrower, HLIOC, the Program Agent, the Bank, the Investor Agent, the Investor and the Disbursement Agent. Capitalized terms used herein and not otherwise defined shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the Financing Agreement, as amended hereby.
SECTION 1. Amendment. For valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, and subject to the fulfillment of the conditions set forth below, the parties hereto agree that the Financing Agreement is hereby amended by deleting the definition of “Originator” in its entirety and substituting the following in its stead:
Originator” means each of the Persons designated as such on Schedule 1.01-4, as such Schedule 1.01-4 may, notwithstanding Section 11.01 of the Financing Agreement, be amended, restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time with the written consent of the Program Agent and the Borrower.
SECTION 2. Representations and Warranties. Each of the Borrower and Servicer (each an “HL Person”) hereby severally represents and warrants to each Investor, Bank, Investor Agent, the Program Agent and the Disbursement Agent that, as of the Effective Date: (a) all of the representations and warranties of such HL Person in the Financing Agreement and in the other Transaction Documents are true and correct in all material respects on and as of the Effective Date as though made to each Investor, Bank, Investor Agent, the Program Agent and the Disbursement Agent on and as of such date (other than representations and warranties which expressly speak or are deemed made as of a different date, which representations shall be made only on such date), and (b) no Event of Termination or Incipient Event of Termination has occurred and is continuing.
SECTION 3. Effective Date. This Amendment shall become effective as of the date first above written (the “Effective Date”) upon the satisfaction of the following conditions:
     (a) The Program Agent shall have received counterparts hereof executed by each of the parties hereto; and
     (b) Each of the representations and warranties contained in this Amendment shall be true and correct in all material respects on and as of the Effective Date.
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SECTION 4. Miscellaneous.
     (a) This Amendment is a Transaction Document. The headings herein are for convenience of reference only and shall not alter or otherwise affect the meaning hereof.
     (b) On and after the Effective Date, each reference in the Financing Agreement to “this Agreement”, “hereunder”, “hereof” or words of like import, and each reference in the other Transaction Documents to the Financing Agreement, shall mean and be a reference to the Financing Agreement as modified hereby. Except to the extent specifically modified hereby, all of the terms of the Financing Agreement and the other Transaction Documents remain unchanged and in full force and effect and are hereby ratified and confirmed in all respects.
     (c) The execution, delivery and effectiveness of this Amendment shall not operate as a waiver of any right, power or remedy of any Investor, Bank, Investor Agent or the Program Agent or Disbursement Agent under the Financing Agreement or any of the Transaction Documents, nor obligate any Investor, Bank, Investor Agent or the Program Agent or Disbursement Agent to agree to similar amendments in the future.
SECTION 5. Counterparts; Facsimile Delivery. This Amendment may be executed in counterparts, each of which when so executed and delivered shall be deemed an original, but all such counterparts together shall constitute but one and the same instrument. Delivery of an executed counterpart of this Amendment by facsimile transmission shall be effective as delivery of a manually executed counterpart hereof.
SECTION 6. GOVERNING LAW. THIS AMENDMENT SHALL BE INTERPRETED, AND THE RIGHTS AND LIABILITIES OF THE PARTIES HERETO DETERMINED, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK.
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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Investor, Bank, Investor Agent, Program Agent, Borrower, Servicer and Disbursement Agent have caused this Amendment to be executed by their respective officers thereunto duly authorized as of the date first above written.
         
     BORROWER: HL FUNDING II, INC.
 
 
  By:   /s/ Steven Esau  
    Name:   Steven Esau  
    Title:   Assistant Secretary  
         
     SERVICER: HLI OPERATING COMPANY, INC.
 
 
  By:   /s/ Steven Esau  
    Name:   Steven Esau  
    Title:   Assistant Secretary  
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     INVESTOR:   CAFCO, LLC
 
           
    By:   Citicorp North America, Inc.,
as Attorney-in Fact
 
           
 
      By:   /s/ Debbie Ng 
 
           
 
          Name: Debbie Ng
 
          Vice President
         
     PROGRAM AGENT: CITICORP NORTH AMERICA, INC.,
as Program Agent
 
 
  By:   /s/ Debbie Ng  
    Name:   Debbie Ng  
    Vice President   
         
     BANK: CITIBANK, N.A.
 
 
  By:   /s/ Debbie Ng
    Name:   Debbie Ng
    Vice President
Percentage: 100.00% 
 
         
     INVESTOR AGENT: CITICORP NORTH AMERICA, INC.
 
 
  By:   /s/ Debbie Ng  
    Name:   Debbie Ng  
    Title:   Vice President  
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     DISBURSEMENT AGENT: CITIBANK, N.A.
 
 
  By:   /s/ John Hannon  
    Name:   John Hannon  
    Title:   AVP  
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