Credit Agreement

$10,000,000.00 REVOLVING CREDIT FACILITY $23,000,000.00 TERM LOAN CREDIT AGREEMENT by and Among BREEZE-EASTERN CORPORATION and THE LENDERS PARTY HERETO and PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, as Administrative Agent and PNC CAPITAL MARKETS, LLC, as Arranger ...

EXHIBIT 10.1
$10,000,000.00 REVOLVING CREDIT FACILITY
$23,000,000.00 TERM LOAN
by and among
BREEZE-EASTERN CORPORATION
and
THE LENDERS PARTY HERETO
and
PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, as Administrative Agent
and
PNC CAPITAL MARKETS, LLC, as Arranger
Dated as of August 28, 2008

 


 

TABLE OF CONTENTS
         
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1. CERTAIN DEFINITIONS
    1  
1.1 Certain Definitions
    1  
1.2 Construction
    17  
1.3 Accounting Principles
    17  
 
       
2. REVOLVING CREDIT FACILITY AND SWING LOAN AND LETTER OF CREDIT SUBFACILITIES
    18  
2.1 Revolving Credit Commitments
    18  
2.2 Nature of Lenders’ Obligations with Respect to Revolving Credit Loans
    18  
2.3 Commitment Fees
    18  
2.4 Revolving Credit Loan Requests; Swing Loan Requests
    19  
2.5 Making Revolving Credit Loans; Presumptions by the Administrative Agent; Repayment of Revolving Credit Loans
    19  
2.6 Notes
    21  
2.7 Use of Proceeds
    21  
2.8 Letter of Credit Subfacility
    21  
 
       
3. TERM LOANS
    27  
3.1 Term Loan Commitments
    27  
3.2 Nature of Lenders’ Obligations with Respect to Term Loans; Repayment Terms
    27  
 
       
4. INTEREST RATES
    27  
4.1 Interest Rate Options
    27  
4.2 Interest Periods
    29  
4.3 Interest After Default
    29  
4.4 LIBOR Rate Unascertainable; Illegality; Increased Costs; Deposits Not Available
    29  
4.5 Selection of Interest Rate Options
    30  
 
       
5. PAYMENTS
    31  
5.1 Payments
    31  
5.2 Pro Rata Treatment of Lenders
    31  
5.3 Sharing of Payments by Lenders
    31  
5.4 Presumptions by Administrative Agent
    32  
5.5 Interest Payment Dates
    32  
5.6 Voluntary Prepayments and Revolving Credit Commitments Reduction
    33  
5.7 Mandatory Prepayments
    34  
5.8 Increased Costs
    34  
5.9 Taxes
    36  
5.10 Indemnity
    38  

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5.11 Settlement Date Procedures
    38  
 
       
6. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
    39  
6.1 Representations and Warranties
    39  
6.2 Updates to Schedules
    43  
 
       
7. CONDITIONS OF LENDING AND ISSUANCE OF LETTERS OF CREDIT
    43  
7.1 First Loans and Letters of Credit
    43  
7.2 Each Loan or Letter of Credit
    45  
 
       
8. COVENANTS
    45  
8.1 Affirmative Covenants
    45  
8.2 Negative Covenants
    48  
8.3 Reporting Requirements
    52  
 
       
9. DEFAULT
    53  
9.1 Events of Default
    53  
9.2 Consequences of Event of Default
    55  
 
       
10. THE ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT
    57  
10.1 Appointment and Authority
    57  
10.2 Rights as a Lender
    57  
10.3 Exculpatory Provisions
    57  
10.4 Reliance by Administrative Agent
    58  
10.5 Delegation of Duties
    58  
10.6 Resignation of Administrative Agent
    59  
10.7 Non-Reliance on Administrative Agent and Other Lenders
    60  
10.8 No Other Duties, etc
    60  
10.9 Administrative Agent’s Fee
    60  
10.10 Authorization to Release Collateral and Guarantors
    60  
10.11 No Reliance on Administrative Agent’s Customer Identification Program
    60  
 
       
11. MISCELLANEOUS
    61  
11.1 Modifications, Amendments or Waivers
    61  
11.2 No Implied Waivers; Cumulative Remedies
    61  
11.3 Expenses; Indemnity; Damage Waiver
    62  
11.4 Holidays
    63  
11.5 Notices; Effectiveness; Electronic Communication
    64  
11.6 Severability
    64  
11.7 Duration; Survival
    65  
11.9 Confidentiality
    68  
11.10 Counterparts; Integration; Effectiveness
    68  
11.11 CHOICE OF LAW; SUBMISSION TO JURISDICTION; WAIVER OF VENUE; SERVICE OF PROCESS; WAIVER OF JURY TRIAL
    69  

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LIST OF SCHEDULES AND EXHIBITS
         
SCHEDULES
       
 
       
SCHEDULE 1.1(A)
  -   PRICING GRID
SCHEDULE 1.1(B)
  -   COMMITMENTS OF LENDERS AND ADDRESSES FOR NOTICES
SCHEDULE 1.1(P)
  -   PERMITTED LIENS
SCHEDULE 6.1.1
  -   QUALIFICATIONS TO DO BUSINESS
SCHEDULE 6.1.2
  -   SUBSIDIARIES AND EQUITY INTERESTS
SCHEDULE 6.1.14
  -   ENVIRONMENTAL DISCLOSURES
SCHEDULE 6.1.15
  -   LABOR CONTRACTS
SCHEDULE 8.1.3
  -   INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO COLLATERAL
SCHEDULE 8.1.3A
  -   ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES
SCHEDULE 8.2.1
  -   PERMITTED INDEBTEDNESS
SCHEDULE 8.2.3
  -   PERMITTED GUARANTIES
SCHEDULE 8.2.4
  -   PERMITTED INVESTMENTS
SCHEDULE 8.2.7
  -   PERMITTED DISPOSITIONS
 
       
EXHIBITS
       
 
       
EXHIBIT 1.1(A)
  -   ASSIGNMENT AND ASSUMPTION AGREEMENT
EXHIBIT 1.1(G)
  -   GUARANTOR JOINDER
EXHIBIT 1.1(N)(1)
  -   REVOLVING CREDIT NOTE
EXHIBIT 1.1(N)(2)
  -   TERM NOTE
EXHIBIT 1.1(N)(3)
  -   SWING LINE NOTE
EXHIBIT 2.4(1)
  -   LOAN REQUEST
EXHIBIT 2.4(2)
  -   SWING LOAN REQUEST
EXHIBIT 8.3.3
  -   QUARTERLY COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATE

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     THIS CREDIT AGREEMENT (as hereafter amended, the “Agreement”) is dated as of August 28, 2008 and is made by and among BREEZE-EASTERN CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation (the “Borrower”), each of the GUARANTORS (as hereinafter defined), the LENDERS (as hereinafter defined), and PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, in its capacity as administrative agent for the Lenders under this Agreement (hereinafter referred to in such capacity as the “Administrative Agent”).
     The Borrower has requested the Lenders to provide (i) a revolving credit facility to the Borrower in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $10,000,000.00, including letter of credit and swing line sub-facilities, and (ii) a $23,000,000.00 term loan facility. In consideration of their mutual covenants and agreements hereinafter set forth and intending to be legally bound hereby, the parties hereto covenant and agree as follows:
1. CERTAIN DEFINITIONS
     1.1 Certain Definitions. In addition to words and terms defined elsewhere in this Agreement, the following words and terms shall have the following meanings, respectively, unless the context hereof clearly requires otherwise:
          Administrative Agent: PNC Bank, National Association, and its successors and assigns.
          Administrative Agent’s Fee: the meaning specified in Section 10.9 [Administrative Agent’s Fee].
          Administrative Agent’s Letter: the meaning specified in Section 10.9 [Administrative Agent’s Fee].
          Affiliate: as to any Person, any other Person (i) which directly or indirectly controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with such Person, (ii) which beneficially owns or holds 5% or more of any class of the voting or other equity interests of such Person, or (iii) 5% or more of any class of voting interests or other equity interests of which is beneficially owned or held, directly or indirectly, by such Person.
          Anti-Terrorism Laws: any Laws relating to terrorism or money laundering, including Executive Order No. 13224, the USA Patriot Act, the Laws comprising or implementing the Bank Secrecy Act, and the Laws administered by the United States Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Asset Control (as any of the foregoing Laws may from time to time be amended, renewed, extended, or replaced).
          Applicable Commitment Fee Rate: the percentage rate per annum based on the Leverage Ratio then in effect according to the pricing grid on Schedule 1.1(A) below the heading “Commitment Fee.”
          Applicable Letter of Credit Fee Rate: the percentage rate per annum based on the Leverage Ratio then in effect according to the pricing grid on Schedule 1.1(A) below the heading “Letter of Credit Fee.”

 


 

          Applicable Margin: as applicable:
          (i) the percentage spread to be added to the Base Rate applicable to Revolving Credit Loans under the Base Rate Option based on the Leverage Ratio then in effect according to the pricing grid on Schedule 1.1(A) below the heading “Revolving Credit Base Rate Spread”,
          (ii) the percentage spread to be added to the Base Rate applicable to Term Loans under the Base Rate Option based on the Leverage Ratio then in effect according to the pricing grid on Schedule 1.1(A) below the heading “Term Loan Base Rate Spread”,
          (iii) the percentage spread to be added to the LIBOR Rate applicable to Revolving Credit Loans under the LIBOR Rate Option based on the Leverage Ratio then in effect according to the pricing grid on Schedule 1.1(A) below the heading “Revolving Credit LIBOR Rate Spread”, or
          (iv) the percentage spread to be added to the LIBOR Rate applicable to Term Loans under the LIBOR Rate Option based on the Leverage Ratio then in effect according to the pricing grid on Schedule 1.1(A) below the heading “Term Loan LIBOR Rate Spread”.
          Approved Fund: any fund that is engaged in making, purchasing, holding or investing in bank loans and similar extensions of credit in the ordinary course of business and 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.
          Assignment and Assumption: an assignment and assumption entered into by a Lender and an assignee permitted under Section 11.8 [Successors and Assigns], in substantially the form of Exhibit 1.1(A).
          Authorized Officer: with respect to any Loan Party, the Chief Executive Officer, President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer or Assistant Treasurer of such Loan Party or such other individuals, designated by written notice to the Administrative Agent from the Borrower, authorized to execute notices, reports and other documents on behalf of the Loan Parties required hereunder. The Borrower may amend such list of individuals from time to time by giving written notice of such amendment to the Administrative Agent.
          Base Rate: the greater of (i) the interest rate per annum announced from time to time by the Administrative Agent at its Principal Office as its then prime rate, which rate may not be the lowest rate then being charged commercial borrowers by the Administrative Agent, or (ii) the Federal Funds Open Rate, plus 1/2% per annum.
          Base Rate Option: the option of the Borrower to have Loans bear interest at the rate and under the terms set forth in either Section 4.1.1(i) [Revolving Credit Base Rate Option] or Section 4.1.2(i) [Term Loan Base Rate Option], as applicable.
          Borrower: Breeze-Eastern Corporation, a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of Delaware.
          Borrowing Date: with respect to any Loan, the date for the making thereof or the renewal or conversion thereof at or to the same or a different Interest Rate Option, which shall be a Business Day.

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          Borrowing Tranche: specified portions of Loans outstanding as follows: (i) any Loans to which a LIBOR Rate Option applies which become subject to the same Interest Rate Option under the same Loan Request by the Borrower and which have the same Interest Period shall constitute one Borrowing Tranche, and (ii) all Loans to which a Base Rate Option applies shall constitute one Borrowing Tranche.
          Business Day: any day other than a Saturday or Sunday or a legal holiday on which commercial banks are authorized or required to be closed for business in New Jersey or Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and if the applicable Business Day relates to any Loan to which the LIBOR Rate Option applies, such day must also be a day on which dealings are carried on in the London interbank market.
          Change in Law: the occurrence, after the date of this Agreement, of any of the following: (i) the adoption or taking effect of any Law, (ii) any change in any Law or in the administration, interpretation or application thereof by any Official Body or (iii) the making or issuance of any request, guideline or directive (whether or not having the force of Law) by any Official Body.
          Closing Date: the Business Day on which the first Loans shall be made, which shall be August 28, 2008.
          Code: the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as the same may be amended or supplemented from time to time, and any successor statute of similar import, and the rules and regulations thereunder, as from time to time in effect.
          Collateral: the collateral under the (i) Security Agreement, (ii) Pledge Agreement, (iii) Collateral Assignment, or (iv) Patent, Trademark and Copyright Assignment.
          Collateral Assignment: the Collateral Assignment dated as of even date herewith from the Loan Parties to Administrative Agent, for its benefit and the benefit of the Lenders, as the same may be amended, restated or otherwise modified.
          Commitment: in the case of PNC Bank, its discretionary Swing Loan Subfacility commitment, and, for the Lenders, the aggregate of the Revolving Credit Commitments and Term Loan Commitments of all of the Lenders.
          Commitment Fee: the meaning specified in Section 2.3 [Commitment Fees].
          Compliance Certificate: the meaning specified in Section 8.3.3 [Certificate of the Borrower].
          Complying Lender: any Lender which is not a Non-Complying Lender.
          Consolidated EBITDA: for any period of determination, (i) the sum of net income, depreciation, amortization, other non-cash charges to net income, interest expense and income tax expense, minus (ii) charges related to refinancing of the Borrower’s Indebtedness, minus (iii) non-cash credits to net income, in each case of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries for such period determined and consolidated in accordance with GAAP.
          Consolidated Total Debt: for any period of determination, the sum of all Indebtedness of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries for such period determined on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP.

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          Dollar, Dollars, U.S. Dollars and the symbol $: lawful money of the United States of America.
          Drawing Date: the meaning specified in Section 2.8.3 [Disbursements, Reimbursement].
          Environmental Laws: all applicable federal, state, local, tribal, territorial and foreign Laws (including common law) and any consent decrees, settlement agreements, judgments, orders, directives, policies or programs issued by or entered into with an Official Body pertaining or relating to: (i) pollution or pollution control; (ii) protection of human health from exposure to regulated substances; (iii) protection of the environment and/or natural resources; (iv) employee safety in the workplace (but excluding workers’ compensation and wage and hour Laws); (v) the presence, use, management, generation, manufacture, processing, extraction, treatment, recycling, refining, reclamation, labeling, packaging, sale, transport, storage, collection, distribution, disposal or release or threat of release of regulated substances; (vi) the presence of contamination; (vii) the protection of endangered or threatened species; and (viii) the protection of environmentally sensitive areas.
          ERISA: the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as the same may be amended or supplemented from time to time, and any successor statute of similar import, and the rules and regulations thereunder, as from time to time in effect.
          ERISA Affiliate: at any time, any trades or businesses (whether or not incorporated) under common control with the Borrower that are treated as a single employer under Section 414 of the Code.
          ERISA Event: (i) a reportable event (under Section 4043 of ERISA and regulations thereunder) with respect to a Pension Plan of which the PBGC has not waived the requirement of notice; (ii) a withdrawal by 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; (iii) a complete or partial withdrawal by Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate from a Multiemployer Plan or notification that a Multiemployer Plan is in reorganization; (iv) the filing of a notice of intent to terminate, the treatment of a Plan amendment as a termination under Sections 4041 or 4041A of ERISA, or the commencement of proceedings by the PBGC to terminate a Pension Plan or Multiemployer Plan; (v) 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 (vi) 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 Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate.
          ERISA Group: at any time, the Borrower and all members of a controlled group of corporations and all trades or businesses (whether or not incorporated) under common control and all other entities which, together with the Borrower, are treated as a single employer under Section 414 of the Internal Revenue Code.
          Event of Default: any of the events described in Section 9.1 [Events of Default] and referred to therein as an “Event of Default.”

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          Excluded Subsidiaries: SSP International Sales, Inc., a California corporation, TT Minnesota Corporation, a Minnesota corporation, and TransTechnology International Corporation, a U.S. Virgin Islands corporation.
          Excluded Taxes: with respect to the Administrative Agent, any Lender, the Issuing Lender or any other recipient of any payment to be made by or on account of any obligation of the Borrower hereunder, (i) taxes imposed on or measured by its overall 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, (ii) any branch profits taxes imposed by the United States of America or any similar tax imposed by any other jurisdiction in which the Borrower is located and (iii) in the case of a Foreign Lender, any withholding tax that is imposed on amounts payable to such Foreign Lender at the time such Foreign Lender becomes a party hereto (or designates a new lending office) or is attributable to such Foreign Lender’s failure or inability (other than as a result of a Change in Law) to comply with Section 5.9.5 [Taxes -Status of Lenders], except to the extent that such Foreign Lender (or its assignor, if any) was entitled, at the time of designation of a new lending office (or assignment), to receive additional amounts from the Borrower with respect to such withholding tax pursuant to Section 5.9.1 [Taxes — Payments Free of Taxes].
          Executive Order No. 13224: the Executive Order No. 13224 on Terrorist Financing, effective September 24, 2001, as the same has been, or shall hereafter be, renewed, extended, amended or replaced.
          Existing Letters of Credit: those certain standby letters of credit issued upon the Borrower’s request, more particularly described in Schedule 8.2.1 hereto.
          Expiration Date: August 28, 2013.
          Federal Funds Effective Rate: for any day, the rate per annum (based on a year of 360 days and actual days elapsed and rounded upward to the nearest 1/100 of 1%) announced by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (or any successor) on such day as being the weighted average of the rates on overnight federal funds transactions arranged by federal funds brokers on the previous trading day, as computed and announced by such Federal Reserve Bank (or any successor) in substantially the same manner as such Federal Reserve Bank computes and announces the weighted average it refers to as the “Federal Funds Effective Rate” as of the date of this Agreement; provided, if such Federal Reserve Bank (or its successor) does not announce such rate on any day, the “Federal Funds Effective Rate” for such day shall be the Federal Funds Effective Rate for the last day on which such rate was announced.
          Federal Funds Open Rate: for any day, the rate per annum (based on a year of 360 days and actual days elapsed) which is the daily federal funds open rate as quoted by ICAP North America, Inc. (or any successor) as set forth on the Bloomberg Screen BTMM for that day opposite the caption “OPEN” (or on such other substitute Bloomberg Screen that displays such rate), or as set forth on such other recognized electronic source used for the purpose of displaying such rate as selected by the Administrative Agent (an “Alternate Source”) (or if such rate for such day does not appear on the Bloomberg Screen BTMM (or any substitute screen) or on any Alternate Source, or if there shall at any time, for any reason, no longer

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exist a Bloomberg Screen BTMM (or any substitute screen) or any Alternate Source, a comparable replacement rate determined by the Administrative Agent at such time (which determination shall be conclusive absent manifest error); provided however, that if such day is not a Business Day, the Federal Funds Open Rate for such day shall be the “open” rate on the immediately preceding Business Day. If and when the Federal Funds Open Rate changes, the rate of interest with respect to any advance to which the Federal Funds Open Rate applies will change automatically without notice to the Borrower, effective on the date of any such change.
          Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio: the ratio of Consolidated EBITDA to Fixed Charges.
          Fixed Charges: for any period of determination, the sum of cash interest expense, cash income taxes, dividends, cash environmental costs, scheduled principal installments on Indebtedness (as adjusted for prepayments), capital expenditures and payments under capitalized leases, in each case of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries for such period determined and consolidated in accordance with GAAP; provided, however, that for all periods of measurement from the Closing Date through June 30, 2009, “Fixed Charges” shall exclude one-time capital expenditures of up to $2,000,000.00 in the aggregate related to moving Borrower’s headquarters.
          Foreign Lender: any Lender that is organized under the Laws of a jurisdiction other than that in which the Borrower is resident for tax purposes. For purposes of this definition, the United States of America, each State thereof and the District of Columbia shall be deemed to constitute a single jurisdiction.
          Foreign Subsidiary: TransTechnology Germany GmbH, a German company having limited liability.
          GAAP: generally accepted accounting principles as are in effect from time to time in the United States, subject to the provisions of Section 1.3 [Accounting Principles], and applied on a consistent basis both as to classification of items and amounts.
          Guarantor: each of the parties to this Agreement which is designated as a “Guarantor” on the signature page hereof and each other Person which joins this Agreement as a Guarantor after the date hereof.
          Guarantor Joinder: a joinder by a Person as a Guarantor under the Loan Documents in the form of Exhibit 1.1(G).
          Guaranty: of any Person, any obligation of such Person guaranteeing or in effect guaranteeing any liability or obligation of any other Person in any manner, whether directly or indirectly, including any agreement to indemnify or hold harmless any other Person, any performance bond or other suretyship arrangement and any other form of assurance against loss, except endorsement of negotiable or other instruments for deposit or collection in the ordinary course of business.
          Guaranty Agreement: the Continuing Agreement of Guaranty and Suretyship dated as of even date herewith delivered by each of the Guarantors to Administrative Agent, for its benefit and the benefit of the Lenders, as the same may be amended, restated or otherwise modified.

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          Indebtedness: as to any Person at any time, any and all indebtedness, obligations or liabilities (whether matured or unmatured, liquidated or unliquidated, direct or indirect, absolute or contingent, or joint or several) of such Person for or in respect of: (i) borrowed money, (ii) amounts raised under or liabilities in respect of any note purchase or acceptance credit facility, (iii) reimbursement obligations (contingent or otherwise) under any letter of credit, currency swap agreement, interest rate swap, cap, collar or floor agreement or other interest rate management device, (iv) any other transaction (including forward sale or purchase agreements, capitalized leases and conditional sales agreements) having the commercial effect of a borrowing of money entered into by such Person to finance its operations or capital requirements (but not including trade payables and accrued expenses incurred in the ordinary course of business which are not represented by a promissory note or other evidence of indebtedness and which are not more than thirty (30) days past due), or (v) any Guaranty of Indebtedness for borrowed money.
          Indemnified Taxes: Taxes other than Excluded Taxes.
          Indemnitee: meaning specified in Section 11.3.2 [Indemnification by the Borrower].
          Indemnity: the Indemnity Agreement relating to possible environmental liabilities associated with any of the owned or leased real property of the Loan Parties or their Subsidiaries dated as of even date herewith from the Loan Parties party thereto to Agent, for its benefit and the benefit of the Lenders, as the same may be amended, restated or otherwise modified.
          Information: all information received from the Loan Parties or any of their Subsidiaries relating to the Loan Parties or any of such Subsidiaries or any of their respective businesses, other than any such information that is available to the Administrative Agent, any Lender or the Issuing Lender on a non-confidential basis prior to disclosure by the Loan Parties or any of their Subsidiaries, including without limitation confidential information that may be material and non-public in nature; provided that, in the case of information received from the Loan Parties or any of their Subsidiaries after the date of this Agreement, such information is clearly identified at the time of delivery as confidential.
          Insolvency Proceeding: with respect to any Person, (a) a case, action or proceeding with respect to such Person (i) before any court or any other Official Body under any bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization or other similar Law now or hereafter in effect, or (ii) for the appointment of a receiver, liquidator, assignee, custodian, trustee, sequestrator, conservator (or similar official) of any Loan Party or otherwise relating to the liquidation, dissolution, winding-up or relief of such Person, or (b) any general assignment for the benefit of creditors, composition, marshaling of assets for creditors, or other, similar arrangement in respect of such Person’s creditors generally or any substantial portion of its creditors; undertaken under any Law.
          Interest Period: the period of time selected by the Borrower in connection with (and to apply to) any election permitted hereunder by the Borrower to have Revolving Credit Loans or Term Loans bear interest under the LIBOR Rate Option. Subject to the last sentence of this definition, such period shall be one, two, three or six Months. Such Interest Period shall commence on the effective date of such Interest Rate Option, which shall be (i) the Borrowing Date if the Borrower is requesting new Loans, or (ii) the date of renewal of or conversion to the

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LIBOR Rate Option if the Borrower is renewing or converting to the LIBOR Rate Option applicable to outstanding Loans. Notwithstanding the second sentence hereof: (A) any Interest Period which would otherwise end on a date which is not a Business Day shall be extended to the next succeeding Business Day unless such Business Day falls in the next calendar month, in which case such Interest Period shall end on the next preceding Business Day, and (B) the Borrower shall not select, convert to or renew an Interest Period for any portion of the Loans that would end after the Expiration Date.
          Interest Rate Hedge: an interest rate exchange, collar, cap, swap, adjustable strike cap, adjustable strike corridor or similar agreements entered into by the Loan Parties or their Subsidiaries in order to provide protection to, or minimize the impact upon, the Borrower, the Guarantors and/or their Subsidiaries of increasing floating rates of interest applicable to Indebtedness.
          Interest Rate Option: any LIBOR Rate Option or Base Rate Option.
          IRS: the Internal Revenue Service.
          Issuing Lender: PNC Bank, in its individual capacity as issuer of Letters of Credit hereunder.
          Joint Venture: a corporation, partnership, limited liability company or other entities in which any Person other than the Loan Parties and their Subsidiaries holds, directly or indirectly, an equity interest.
          Law: any law (including common law), constitution, statute, treaty, regulation, rule, ordinance, opinion, release, ruling, order, injunction, writ, decree, bond, judgment, authorization or approval, lien or award by or settlement agreement with any Official Body.
          Lender Provided Interest Rate Hedge: an Interest Rate Hedge which is provided by any Lender or its Affiliate and with respect to which the Administrative Agent confirms: (i) is documented in a standard International Swap Dealer Association Agreement, (ii) provides for the method of calculating the reimbursable amount of the provider’s credit exposure in a reasonable and customary manner, and (iii) is entered into for hedging (rather than speculative) purposes.
          Lenders: the financial institutions named on Schedule 1.1(B) and their respective successors and assigns as permitted hereunder, each of which is referred to herein as a Lender. For the purpose of any Loan Document which provides for the granting of a security interest or other Lien to the Lenders or to the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Lenders as security for the Obligations, “Lenders” shall include any Affiliate of a Lender to which such Obligation is owed.
          Letter of Credit: the meaning specified in Section 2.8.1 [Issuance of Letters of Credit].
          Letter of Credit Borrowing: the meaning specified in Section 2.8.3 [Disbursements, Reimbursement].
          Letter of Credit Fee: the meaning specified in Section 2.8.2 [Letter of Credit Fees].

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          Letter of Credit Obligation: as of any date of determination, the aggregate amount available to be drawn under all outstanding Letters of Credit on such date (if any Letter of Credit shall increase in amount automatically in the future, such aggregate amount available to be drawn shall currently give effect to any such future increase) plus the aggregate Reimbursement Obligations and Letter of Credit Borrowings on such date.
          Letter of Credit Sublimit: the meaning specified in Section 2.8.1 [Issuance of Letters of Credit].
          Leverage Ratio: the meaning specified in Section 8.2.15 [Maximum Leverage Ratio].
          LIBOR Rate: with respect to the Loans comprising any Borrowing Tranche to which the LIBOR Rate Option applies for any Interest Period, the interest rate per annum determined by the Administrative Agent by dividing (the resulting quotient rounded upwards, if necessary, to the nearest 1/100th of 1% per annum) (i) the rate which appears on the Bloomberg Page BBAM1 (or on such other substitute Bloomberg page that displays rates at which US dollar deposits are offered by leading banks in the London interbank deposit market), or the rate which is quoted by another source selected by the Administrative Agent which has been approved by the British Bankers’ Association as an authorized information vendor for the purpose of displaying rates at which US dollar deposits are offered by leading banks in the London interbank deposit market (an “Alternate Source”), at approximately 11:00 a.m., London time, two (2) Business Days prior to the commencement of such Interest Period as the London interbank offered rate for U.S. Dollars for an amount comparable to such Borrowing Tranche and having a borrowing date and a maturity comparable to such Interest Period (or if there shall at any time, for any reason, no longer exist a Bloomberg Page BBAM1 (or any substitute page) or any Alternate Source, a comparable replacement rate determined by the Administrative Agent at such time (which determination shall be conclusive absent manifest error)), by (ii) a number equal to 1.00 minus the LIBOR Rate Reserve Percentage. LIBOR may also be expressed by the following formula:
Average of London interbank offered rates quoted
by Bloomberg or appropriate successor as shown on
LIBOR =     Bloomberg Page BBAM1
1.00 - LIBOR Rate Reserve Percentage
          The LIBOR Rate shall be adjusted with respect to any Loan to which the LIBOR Rate Option applies that is outstanding on the effective date of any change in the LIBOR Rate Reserve Percentage as of such effective date. The Administrative Agent shall give prompt notice to the Borrower of the LIBOR Rate as determined or adjusted in accordance herewith, which determination shall be conclusive absent manifest error.
          LIBOR Rate Option: the option of the Borrower to have Loans bear interest at the rate and under the terms set forth in Section 4.1.1(ii) [Revolving Credit LIBOR Rate Option] or Section 4.1.2(ii) [Term Loan LIBOR Rate Option], as applicable.
          LIBOR Rate Reserve Percentage: as of any day the maximum percentage in effect on such day, as prescribed by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (or any successor) for determining the reserve requirements (including supplemental, marginal and

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emergency reserve requirements) with respect to eurocurrency funding (currently referred to as “Eurocurrency Liabilities”).
          Lien: any mortgage, deed of trust, pledge, lien, security interest, charge or other encumbrance or security arrangement of any nature whatsoever, whether voluntarily or involuntarily given, including any conditional sale or title retention arrangement, and any assignment, deposit arrangement or lease intended as, or having the effect of, security and any filed financing statement or other filed notice of any of the foregoing (whether or not a lien or other encumbrance is created or exists at the time of the filing).
          Loan Documents: this Agreement, the Administrative Agent’s Letter, the Collateral Assignment, the Guaranty Agreement, the Indemnity, the Subordination Agreement, the Notes, the Patent, Trademark and Copyright Assignment, the Pledge Agreement, the Security Agreement, and any other instruments, certificates or documents delivered in connection herewith or therewith.
          Loan Parties: the Borrower and the Guarantors.
          Loan Request: the meaning specified in Section 2.4.1 [Revolving Credit Loan Requests].
          Loans: all Revolving Credit Loans, Swing Loans and the Term Loans or any Revolving Credit Loan, Swing Loan or the Term Loan.
          Material Adverse Change: any set of circumstances or events which (i) has or could reasonably be expected to have any material adverse effect whatsoever upon the validity or enforceability of this Agreement or any other Loan Document, (ii) is or could reasonably be expected to be material and adverse to the business, properties, assets, financial condition, results of operations or prospects of the Loan Parties taken as a whole, (iii) impairs materially or could reasonably be expected to impair materially the ability of the Loan Parties taken as a whole to duly and punctually pay or perform its obligations under the Loan Documents, or (iv) impairs materially or could reasonably be expected to impair materially the ability of the Administrative Agent or any of the Lenders, to the extent permitted, to enforce their legal remedies pursuant to this Agreement or any other Loan Document.
          Month: with respect to an Interest Period under the LIBOR Rate Option, the interval between the days in consecutive calendar months numerically corresponding to the first day of such Interest Period. If any LIBOR Rate Interest Period begins on a day of a calendar month for which there is no numerically corresponding day in the month in which such Interest Period is to end, the final month of such Interest Period shall be deemed to end on the last Business Day of such final month.
          Multiemployer Plan: any employee benefit plan which is a “multiemployer plan” within the meaning of Section 4001(a)(3) of ERISA and to which the Borrower or any member of the ERISA Group is then making or accruing an obligation to make contributions or, within the preceding five Plan years, has made or had an obligation to make such contributions.
          Non-Complying Lender: any Lender which has failed to fund any Loan which it is required to fund, or pay any other amount which it is required to pay to the Administrative Agent or any other Lender, within one day of the due date therefor.

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          Non-Consenting Lender: the meaning specified in Section 11.1 [Modifications, Amendments or Waivers].
          Notes: collectively, the promissory notes in the form of Exhibit 1.1(N)(1) evidencing the Revolving Credit Loans, in the form of Exhibit 1.1(N)(2) evidencing the Term Loans, and in the form of Exhibit 1.1(N)(3) evidencing the Swing Line Loan, as the same may be amended, restated or otherwise modified.
          Obligation: any obligation or liability of any of the Loan Parties, howsoever created, arising or evidenced, whether direct or indirect, absolute or contingent, now or hereafter existing, or due or to become due, under or in connection with (i) this Agreement, the Notes, the Letters of Credit, the Administrative Agent’s Letter or any other Loan Document whether to the Administrative Agent, any of the Lenders or their Affiliates or other persons provided for under such Loan Documents, (ii) any Lender Provided Interest Rate Hedge and (iii) any Other Lender Provided Financial Service Product.
          Official Body: the government of the United States of America or any other nation, or of any political subdivision thereof, whether state or local, and any agency, authority, instrumentality, regulatory body, court, central bank or other entity exercising executive, legislative, judicial, taxing, regulatory or administrative powers or functions of or pertaining to government (including any supra-national bodies such as the European Union or the European Central Bank).
          Other Lender Provided Financial Service Product: agreements or other arrangements under which any Lender or Affiliate of a Lender provides any of the following products or services to any of the Loan Parties: (i) credit cards, (ii) credit card processing services, (iii) debit cards, (iv) purchase cards, (v) ACH Transactions, (vi) cash management, including controlled disbursement, accounts or services, or (vii) foreign currency exchange.
          Other Taxes: all present or future stamp or documentary taxes or any other excise or property taxes, charges or similar levies arising from any payment made hereunder or under any other Loan Document or from the execution, delivery or enforcement of, or otherwise with respect to, this Agreement or any other Loan Document.
          Participant: the meaning specified in Section 11.8.4 [Participations].
          Participation Advance: the meaning specified in Section 2.8.3.3 [Disbursements, Reimbursement].
          Patent, Trademark and Copyright Assignment: the Patent, Trademark and Copyright Collateral Assignment dated as of even date herewith delivered by each of the Loan Parties party thereto to Administrative Agent, for its benefit and the benefit of the Lenders, as the same may be amended, restated or otherwise modified.
          Payment Date: the first day of each calendar quarter after the date hereof and on the Expiration Date or upon acceleration of the Notes.
          Payment In Full: payment in full in cash of the Loans and other Obligations hereunder, termination of the Commitments and expiration or termination of all Letters of Credit.
          PBGC: the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation established pursuant to Subtitle A of Title IV of ERISA or any successor.

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          Pension Plan: 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 Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate or to which Borrower 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 times during the immediately preceding five plan years.
          Permitted Investments:
          (i) direct obligations of the United States of America or any agency or instrumentality thereof or obligations backed by the full faith and credit of the United States of America maturing in twelve (12) months or less from the date of acquisition;
          (ii) commercial paper maturing in 180 days or less rated not lower than A-1, by Standard & Poor’s or P-1 by Moody’s Investors Service, Inc. on the date of acquisition;
          (iii) demand deposits, time deposits or certificates of deposit maturing within one year in commercial banks whose obligations are rated A-1, A or the equivalent or better by Standard & Poor’s on the date of acquisition;
          (iv) money market or mutual funds whose investments are limited to those types of investments described in clauses (i)-(iii) above;
          (v) investments in the form of equity received in settlement of amounts due to any of the Loan Parties effected in the ordinary course of business or owing to any of the Loan Parties as a result of insolvency proceedings involving a customer of any Loan Party or upon the foreclosure of or enforcement of any Lien in favor of a Loan Party; and
          (vi) those items listed on Schedule 8.2.4 hereto.
          Permitted Liens:
          (i) Liens for taxes, assessments, or similar charges, incurred in the ordinary course of business and which are not yet due and payable;
          (ii) Pledges or deposits made in the ordinary course of business to secure payment of workmen’s compensation, or to participate in any fund in connection with workmen’s compensation, unemployment insurance, old-age pensions or other social security programs, provided that such Lien does not encumber any real property or the shares of any Subsidiary of any Loan Party;
          (iii) Liens of mechanics, materialmen, warehousemen, carriers, or other like Liens, securing obligations incurred in the ordinary course of business that are not yet due and payable and Liens of landlords securing obligations to pay lease payments that are not yet due and payable or in default;
          (iv) Good-faith pledges or deposits made in the ordinary course of business to secure performance of bids, tenders, contracts (other than for the repayment of borrowed money) or leases, not in excess of the aggregate amount due thereunder, or to secure statutory obligations, or surety, appeal, indemnity, performance or other similar bonds required in the ordinary course of business, provided that such Lien does not encumber any real property or the shares of any Loan Party;

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          (v) Encumbrances consisting of zoning restrictions, easements or other restrictions on the use of real property, none of which materially impairs the use of such property or the value thereof, and none of which is violated in any material respect by existing or proposed structures or land use;
          (vi) Liens, security interests and mortgages in favor of the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Lenders and their Affiliates securing the Obligations including Lender Provided Financial Services Obligations;
          (vii) Liens on property leased by any Loan Party or Subsidiary of a Loan Party under capital and operating leases securing obligations of such Loan Party or Subsidiary to the lessor under such leases;
          (viii) Any Lien existing on the date of this Agreement and described on Schedule 1.1(P), provided that to the extent such Lien secures Indebtedness permitted by Section 8.2 [Negative Covenants], such Lien may continue to secure any renewals and extensions of Indebtedness permitted hereunder, and provided that the principal amount secured thereby is not hereafter increased, and no additional assets become subject to such Lien, and provided that such Lien does not encumber any real property or the shares of any Subsidiary of any Loan Party;
          (ix) Purchase Money Security Interests; provided that the aggregate amount of loans and deferred payments secured by such Purchase Money Security Interests shall not exceed $500,000.00 (excluding for the purpose of this computation any loans or deferred payments secured by Liens described on Schedule 1.1(P)), provided that such Lien does not encumber any real property or the shares of any Subsidiary of any Loan Party;
          (x) The following, (A) if the validity or amount thereof is being contested in good faith by appropriate and lawful proceedings diligently conducted so long as levy and execution thereon have been stayed and continue to be stayed or (B) if a final judgment is entered and such judgment is discharged within forty-five (45) days of entry, and in either case they do not affect the Collateral or, in the aggregate, materially impair the ability of any Loan Party to perform its Obligations hereunder or under the other Loan Documents:
               (1) Claims or Liens for taxes, assessments or charges due and payable and subject to interest or penalty; provided that the applicable Loan Party maintains such reserves or other appropriate provisions as shall be required by GAAP and pays all such taxes, assessments or charges forthwith upon the commencement of proceedings to foreclose any such Lien;
               (2) Claims, Liens or encumbrances upon, and defects of title to, real or personal property other than the Collateral, including any attachment of personal or real property or other legal process prior to adjudication of a dispute on the merits;
               (3) Claims or Liens of mechanics, materialmen, warehousemen, carriers, or other statutory nonconsensual Liens; or
               (4) Liens resulting from final judgments or orders (subject to Section 9.1.6 [Final Judgments or Orders]); and
          (xi) Cash collateral for the two Existing Letters of Credit issued by Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. to the National Bank of Abu Dhabi, not to exceed the aggregate amount of

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$786,609.18, but only so long as necessary to replace such Existing Letters of Credit with Letters of Credit issued by the Issuing Lender.
          Person: any individual, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint-stock company, trust, unincorporated organization, joint venture, government or political subdivision or agency thereof, or any other entity.
          Plan: at any time, an employee pension benefit plan (including a multiple employer plan, but not a Multiemployer Plan) which is covered by Title IV of ERISA or is subject to the minimum funding standards under Section 412 of the Code and either (i) is maintained by any member of the ERISA Group for employees of any member of the ERISA Group or (ii) has at any time within the preceding five years been maintained by any entity which was at such time a member of the ERISA Group for employees of any entity which was at such time a member of the ERISA Group.
          Pledge Agreement: the Pledge Agreement dated as of even date herewith delivered by Borrower and each other Loan Party thereto to Administrative Agent, for its benefit and the benefit of the Lenders, as the same may be amended, restated or otherwise modified.
          PNC Bank: PNC Bank, National Association, its successors and assigns.
          Potential Default: any event or condition which with notice or passage of time, or both, would constitute an Event of Default.
          Principal Office: the main banking office of the Administrative Agent in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
          Prior Security Interest: a valid and enforceable, perfected first-priority security interest under the Uniform Commercial Code in the Collateral which is subject only to statutory Liens for amounts not yet due and payable, Purchase Money Security Interests or Permitted Liens described in clause (viii) of that definition.
          Purchase Money Security Interest: Liens upon tangible personal property securing loans to any Loan Party or Subsidiary of a Loan Party or deferred payments by such Loan Party or Subsidiary for the purchase of such tangible personal property.
          Ratable Share:
          (i) with respect to a Lender’s obligation to make Revolving Credit Loans, participate in Letters of Credit and other Letter of Credit Obligations, and receive payments, interest and fees related thereto, the proportion that such Lender’s Revolving Credit Commitment bears to the Revolving Credit Commitments of all of the Lenders, provided, however, that if the Revolving Credit Commitments have terminated or expired, the Ratable Shares for purposes of this clause shall be determined based upon the Revolving Credit Commitments most recently in effect, giving effect to any assignments.
          (ii) with respect to a Lender’s obligation to make Term Loans, and receive payments, interest and fees related thereto, the proportion that such Lender’s Term Loans bear to the Term Loans of all of the Lenders, provided, however, that if the Term Loans have not yet been funded, the computation in this clause shall be determined based on the Term Loan Commitments of the Lenders and not the amount of their Term Loans.

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          (iii) with respect to all other matters as to a particular Lender, the percentage obtained by dividing (a) such Lender’s Revolving Credit Commitment plus Term Loan, by (b) the sum of the aggregate amount of the Revolving Credit Commitments plus Term Loans of all Lenders, provided, however, that if the Revolving Credit Commitments have terminated or expired, the computation in this clause shall be determined based upon the Revolving Credit Commitments most recently in effect, giving effect to any assignments, and provided further that if the Term Loans have not yet been funded, the computation in this clause shall be determined based on the Term Loan Commitments of the Lenders and not the amount of their Term Loans.
          Reimbursement Obligation: the meaning specified in Section 2.8.3 [Disbursements, Reimbursement].
          Related Parties: with respect to any Person, such Person’s Affiliates and the partners, directors, officers, employees, agents and advisors of such Person and of such Person’s Affiliates.
          Relief Proceeding: any proceeding seeking a decree or order for relief in respect of any Loan Party or Subsidiary of a Loan Party in a voluntary or involuntary case under any applicable bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization or other similar Law now or hereafter in effect, or for the appointment of a receiver, liquidator, assignee, custodian, trustee, sequestrator, conservator (or similar official) of any Loan Party or Subsidiary of a Loan Party for any substantial part of its property, or for the winding-up or liquidation of its affairs, or an assignment for the benefit of its creditors.
          Required Interest Rate Hedge: the meaning assigned to such term in Section 8.1.12 [Required Interest Rate Hedge].
          Required Lenders:
          (i) If there exists fewer than three (3) Lenders, all Lenders, and
          (ii) If there exist three (3) or more Lenders, Complying Lenders whose Ratable Shares equal 66 2/3% or greater, as determined pursuant to clause (iii) of the definition of “Ratable Share.”
          Required Share: the meaning assigned to such term in Section 5.11 [Settlement Date Procedures]
          Revolving Credit Commitment: as to any Lender at any time, the amount initially set forth opposite its name on Schedule 1.1(B) in the column labeled “Amount of Commitment for Revolving Credit Loans,” as such Commitment is thereafter assigned or modified and
Revolving Credit Commitments shall mean the aggregate Revolving Credit Commitments of all of the Lenders.
          Revolving Credit Loans, collectively, and Revolving Credit Loan, separately: all Revolving Credit Loans or any Revolving Credit Loan made by the Lenders or one of the Lenders to the Borrower pursuant to Section 2.1 [Revolving Credit Commitments] or 2.8.3 [Disbursements, Reimbursement].
          Revolving Facility Usage: at any time the sum of the outstanding Revolving Credit Loans and the Letter of Credit Obligations.

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          Security Agreement: the Security Agreement dated as of even date herewith delivered by each of the Loan Parties to Administrative Agent, for its benefit and the benefit of the Lenders, as the same may be amended, restated or otherwise modified.
          Settlement Date: the meaning specified in Section 5.11 [Settlement Date Procedures].
          Standard & Poor’s: Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
          Statements: the meaning specified in Section 6.1.6(i) [Historical Statements].
          Subordination Agreement: each Subordination Agreement from a subordinated creditor of a Loan Party to Agent, for its benefit and the benefit of the Lenders, as the same may be amended, restated or otherwise modified, required to be delivered pursuant to the terms hereof.
          Subsidiary: of any Person at any time, any corporation, trust, partnership, any limited liability company or other business entity (i) of which 50% or more of the outstanding voting securities or other interests normally entitled to vote for the election of one or more directors or trustees (regardless of any contingency which does or may suspend or dilute the voting rights) is at such time owned directly or indirectly by such Person or one or more of such Person’s Subsidiaries, or (ii)  which is controlled or capable of being controlled by such Person or one or more of such Person’s Subsidiaries.
          Subsidiary Equity Interests: the meaning specified in Section 6.1.2 [Subsidiaries and Owners; Investment Companies].
          Swing Loan Note: the Swing Loan Note of the Borrower in the form of Exhibit 1.1(N)(3) evidencing the Swing Loans, together with all amendments, extensions, renewals, replacements, refinancings or refundings thereof in whole or in part.
          Swing Loan Request: a request for Swing Loans made in accordance with Section 2.4.2 [Swing Loan Requests] hereof.
          Swing Loan Subfacility: the subfacility for Swing Loans to be made to the Borrower by PNC Bank under the Revolving Credit Commitments pursuant to Section 2.1.2 [Swing Loan Subfacility] hereof in an aggregate principal amount up to $1,000,000.00.
          Swing Loans, collectively, and Swing Loan, separately: all Swing Loans or any Swing Loan made by PNC Bank to the Borrower under the Swing Loan Subfacility.
          Taxes: all present or future taxes, levies, imposts, duties, deductions, withholdings, assessments, fees or other charges imposed by any Official Body on the applicable party, including any interest, additions to tax or penalties applicable thereto.
          Term Loan: the meaning specified in Section 3.1 [Term Loan Commitments]; Term Loans shall mean collectively all of the Term Loans.
          Term Loan Commitment: as to any Lender at any time, the amount initially set forth opposite its name on Schedule 1.1(B) in the column labeled “Amount of Commitment for

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Term Loans,” as such Commitment is thereafter assigned or modified and Term Loan Commitments shall mean the aggregate Term Loan Commitments of all of the Lenders.
          USA Patriot Act: the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001 (USA Patriot Act), Public Law 107-56, as the same has been, or shall hereafter be, renewed, extended, amended or replaced.
     1.2 Construction. Unless the context of this Agreement otherwise clearly requires, the following rules of construction shall apply to this Agreement and each of the other Loan Documents: (i) references to the plural include the singular, the plural, the part and the whole and the words “include,” “includes” and “including” shall be deemed to be followed by the phrase “without limitation”; (ii) the words “hereof,” “herein,” “hereunder,” “hereto” and similar terms in this Agreement or any other Loan Document refer to this Agreement or such other Loan Document as a whole; (iii) article, section, subsection, clause, schedule and exhibit references are to this Agreement or other Loan Document, as the case may be, unless otherwise specified; (iv) reference to any Person includes such Person’s successors and assigns; (v) reference to any agreement, including this Agreement and any other Loan Document together with the schedules and exhibits hereto or thereto, document or instrument means such agreement, document or instrument as amended, modified, replaced, substituted for, superseded or restated; (vi) relative to the determination of any period of time, “from” means “from and including,” “to” means “to but excluding,” and “through” means “through and including”; (vii) 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, (viii) section headings herein and in each other Loan Document are included for convenience and shall not affect the interpretation of this Agreement or such Loan Document, and (ix) unless otherwise specified, all references herein to times of day shall be references to Eastern Standard Time.
     1.3 Accounting Principles. Except as otherwise provided in this Agreement, all computations and determinations as to accounting or financial matters and all financial statements to be delivered pursuant to this Agreement shall be made and prepared in accordance with GAAP (including principles of consolidation where appropriate), and all accounting or financial terms shall have the meanings ascribed to such terms by GAAP; provided, however, that all accounting terms used in Section 8.2 [Negative Covenants] (and all defined terms used in the definition of any accounting term used in Section 8.2 [Negative Covenants] shall have the meaning given to such terms (and defined terms) under GAAP as in effect on the date hereof applied on a basis consistent with those used in preparing Statements referred to in Section 6.1.6(i) [Historical Statements]. In the event of any change after the date hereof in GAAP, and if such change would affect the computation of any of the financial covenants set forth in Section 8.2 [Negative Covenants], then the parties hereto agree to endeavor, in good faith, to agree upon an amendment to this Agreement that would adjust such financial covenants in a manner that would preserve the original intent thereof, but would allow compliance therewith to be determined in accordance with the Borrower’s financial statements at that time, provided that, until so amended such financial covenants shall continue to be computed in accordance with GAAP prior to such change therein.

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2. REVOLVING CREDIT FACILITY AND SWING LOAN AND LETTER OF
CREDIT SUBFACILITIES
     2.1 Revolving Credit Commitments.
          2.1.1 Revolving Credit Loans. Subject to the terms and conditions hereof and relying upon the representations and warranties herein set forth, each Lender severally, and not jointly, agrees to make Revolving Credit Loans to the Borrower at any time or from time to time on or after the date hereof to the Expiration Date; provided that after giving effect to such Revolving Credit Loan (i) the aggregate amount of Revolving Credit Loans from such Lender shall not exceed such Lender’s Revolving Credit Commitment minus such Lender’s Ratable Share of the Letter of Credit Obligations and (ii) the Revolving Facility Usage shall not exceed the Revolving Credit Commitments. Within such limits of time and amount and subject to the other provisions of this Agreement, the Borrower may borrow, repay and reborrow pursuant to this Section 2.1.
          2.1.2 Swing Loan Subfacility. Subject to the terms and conditions hereof and relying upon the representations and warranties herein set forth, and in order to facilitate loans and repayments between Settlement Dates, PNC Bank may, at its option, cancelable at any time for any reason whatsoever, make swing loans (the “Swing Loans”) to the Borrower at any time or from time to time after the date hereof to, but not including, the Expiration Date, in an aggregate principal amount up to but not in excess of $1,000,000.00 (the “Swing Loan Subfacility”), provided that the aggregate principal amount of PNC Bank’s Swing Loans and Letter of Credit Obligations and the Revolving Credit Loans of all the Lenders at any one time outstanding shall not exceed the Revolving Credit Commitments of all the Lenders. Within such limits of time and amount and subject to the other provisions of this Agreement, the Borrower may borrow, repay and reborrow pursuant to this Section 2.1.2.
     2.2 Nature of Lenders’ Obligations with Respect to Revolving Credit Loans. Each Lender shall be obligated to participate in each request for Revolving Credit Loans pursuant to Section 2.4.1 [Revolving Credit Loan Requests] in accordance with its Ratable Share. The aggregate of each Lender’s Revolving Credit Loans outstanding hereunder to the Borrower at any time shall never exceed its Revolving Credit Commitment minus its Ratable Share of the Letter of Credit Obligations. The obligations of each Lender hereunder are several. The failure of any Lender to perform its obligations hereunder shall not affect the Obligations of the Borrower to any other party nor shall any other party be liable for the failure of such Lender to perform its obligations hereunder. The Lenders shall have no obligation to make Revolving Credit Loans hereunder on or after the Expiration Date.
     2.3 Commitment Fees. Accruing from the date hereof until the Expiration Date, the Borrower agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Lender according to its Ratable Share, a nonrefundable commitment fee (the “Commitment Fee”) equal to the Applicable Commitment Fee Rate (computed on the basis of a year of 365 or 366 days, as the case may be, and actual days elapsed) times the average daily difference between the amount of (i) the Revolving Credit Commitments and the (ii) the Revolving Facility Usage. All Commitment Fees shall be payable in arrears on each Payment Date.

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     2.4 Revolving Credit Loan Requests; Swing Loan Requests.
          2.4.1 Revolving Credit Loan Requests. Except as otherwise provided herein, the Borrower may from time to time prior to the Expiration Date request the Lenders to make Revolving Credit Loans, or renew or convert the Interest Rate Option applicable to existing Revolving Credit Loans or Term Loans pursuant to Section 4.2 [Interest Periods], by delivery to the Administrative Agent, not later than 10:00 a.m., (i) three (3) Business Days prior to the proposed Borrowing Date with respect to the making of Revolving Credit Loans to which the LIBOR Rate Option applies or the conversion to or the renewal of the LIBOR Rate Option for any Loans; and (ii) and not later than 10:00 a.m. on the Business Day of the proposed Borrowing Date with respect to the making of a Revolving Credit Loan to which the Base Rate Option applies or the last day of the preceding Interest Period with respect to the conversion to the Base Rate Option for any Loan, of a duly completed request therefor substantially in the form of Exhibit 2.4(1) or a request by telephone immediately confirmed in writing by letter, facsimile or telex in such form (each, a “Loan Request”), it being understood that the Administrative Agent may rely on the authority of any individual making such a telephonic request without the necessity of receipt of such written confirmation. Each Loan Request shall be irrevocable and shall specify the aggregate amount of the proposed Loans comprising each Borrowing Tranche, and, if applicable, the Interest Period, which amounts shall be in integral multiples of $300,000.00 and not less than $300,000.00 for each Borrowing Tranche under the LIBOR Rate Option and in integral multiples of $100,000.00 and not less than $300,000.00 for each Borrowing Tranche under the Base Rate Option.
          2.4.2 Swing Loan Requests. Except as otherwise provided herein, the Borrower may from time to time prior the Expiration Date request PNC Bank to make Swing Loans by delivery to PNC Bank not later than 12:00 noon, on the proposed Borrowing Date of a duly completed request therefor substantially in the form of Exhibit 2.4(2) hereto or a request by telephone immediately confirmed in writing by letter, facsimile or telex (each, a “Swing Loan Request”), it being understood that the Administrative Agent may rely on the authority of any individual making such a telephonic request without the necessity of receipt of such written confirmation. Each Swing Loan Request shall be irrevocable and shall specify the proposed Borrowing Date and the principal amount of such Swing Loan, which shall be not less than $100,000.00.
     2.5 Making Revolving Credit Loans; Presumptions by the Administrative Agent; Repayment of Revolving Credit Loans.
          2.5.1 Making Revolving Credit Loans. The Administrative Agent shall, promptly after receipt by it of a Loan Request pursuant to Section 2.4.1 [Revolving Credit Loan Requests], notify the Lenders of its receipt of such Loan Request specifying the information provided by the Borrower and the apportionment among the Lenders of the requested Revolving Credit Loans as determined by the Administrative Agent in accordance with Section  2.2 [Nature of Lenders’ Obligations with Respect to Revolving Credit Loans]. Each Lender shall remit the principal amount of each Revolving Credit Loan to the Administrative Agent such that the Administrative Agent is able to, and the Administrative Agent shall, to the extent the Lenders have made funds available to it for such purpose and subject to Section 7.2 [Each Loan or Letter of Credit], fund such Revolving Credit Loans to the Borrower in U.S. Dollars and immediately

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available funds at the Principal Office prior to 2:00 p.m., on the applicable Borrowing Date; provided that if any Lender fails to remit such funds to the Administrative Agent in a timely manner, the Administrative Agent may elect in its sole discretion to fund with its own funds the Revolving Credit Loans of such Lender on such Borrowing Date, and such Lender shall be subject to the repayment obligation in Section 2.5.3 [Presumptions by the Administrative Agent].
          2.5.2 Making Swing Loans. So long as PNC Bank elects to make Swing Loans, PNC Bank shall, after receipt by it of a Swing Loan Request pursuant to Section 2.4.2 [Swing Loan Requests], fund such Swing Loan to the Borrower in U.S. Dollars and immediately available funds at the Principal Office prior to 2:00 p.m., on the Borrowing Date.
          2.5.3 Presumptions by the Administrative Agent. Unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from a Lender prior to the proposed date of any Loan that such Lender will not make available to the Administrative Agent such Lender’s share of such Loan, the Administrative Agent may assume that such Lender has made such share available on such date in accordance with Section 2.5.1 [Making Revolving Credit Loans] and may, in reliance upon such assumption, make available to the Borrower a corresponding amount. In such event, if a Lender has not in fact made its share of the applicable Loan available to the Administrative Agent, then the applicable Lender and the Borrower severally agree to pay to the Administrative Agent forthwith on demand such corresponding amount with interest thereon, for each day from and including the date such amount is made available to the Borrower to but excluding the date of payment to the Administrative Agent, at (i) in the case of a payment to be made by such Lender, the greater of the Federal Funds Effective Rate and a rate determined by the Administrative Agent in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation and (ii) in the case of a payment to be made by the Borrower, the interest rate applicable to Loans under the Base Rate Option. If such Lender pays its share of the applicable Loan to the Administrative Agent, then the amount so paid shall constitute such Lender’s Loan. Any payment by the Borrower shall be without prejudice to any claim the Borrower may have against a Lender that shall have failed to make such payment to the Administrative Agent.
          2.5.4 Repayment of Revolving Credit Loans. The Borrower shall repay the Revolving Credit Loans together with all outstanding interest thereon on the Expiration Date.
          2.5.5 Borrowings to Repay Swing Loans. PNC Bank may, at its option, exercisable at any time for any reason whatsoever, demand repayment of the Swing Loans, and each Lender shall make a Revolving Credit Loan in an amount equal to such Lender’s Ratable Share of the aggregate principal amount of the outstanding Swing Loans, plus, if PNC Bank so requests, accrued interest thereon, provided that no Lender shall be obligated in any event to make Revolving Credit Loans in excess of its Revolving Credit Commitment. Revolving Credit Loans made pursuant to the preceding sentence shall bear interest at the Base Rate Option and shall be deemed to have been properly requested in accordance with Section 2.4.1 [Revolving Credit Loan Requests] without regard to any of the requirements of that provision. PNC Bank shall provide notice to the Banks (which may be telephonic or written notice by letter, facsimile or telex) that such Revolving Credit Loans are to be made under this Section 2.5.5 and of the apportionment amount the Lenders, and the Lenders shall be unconditionally obligated to fund such Revolving Credit Loans (whether or not the conditions specified in Section 2.4.1 are then satisfied) by the time PNC Bank so requests, which shall not be earlier than 3:00 p.m., on the Business Day next after the date the Lenders receive such notice from PNC Bank.

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     2.6 Notes. The Obligation of the Borrower to repay the aggregate unpaid principal amount of the Revolving Credit Loans, Swing Loans and Term Loans made to it by each Lender, together with interest thereon, shall be evidenced by a Revolving Credit Note, a Swing Note and a Term Note, dated the Closing Date payable to the order of such Lender in a face amount equal to the Revolving Credit Commitment, the amount of the Swing Loan Subfacility or Term Loan Commitment, as applicable, of such Lender.
     2.7 Use of Proceeds. The proceeds of the Loans shall be used to refinance existing indebtedness, for general corporate purposes, including working capital financing, Permitted Investments and distributions permitted under Section 8.2.5 [Dividends and Related Distributions], and issuance of Letters of Credit.
     2.8 Letter of Credit Subfacility.
          2.8.1 Issuance of Letters of Credit. Borrower may at any time prior to the Expiration Date request the issuance of a standby and/or trade letters of credit (each, a “Letter of Credit”) on behalf of itself or another Loan Party, or the amendment or extension of an existing Letter of Credit, by delivering or having such other Loan Party deliver to the Issuing Lender (with a copy to the Administrative Agent) a completed application and agreement for letters of credit, or request for such amendment or extension, as applicable, in such form as the Issuing Lender may specify from time to time by no later than 10:00 a.m. at least five (5) Business Days, or such shorter period as may be agreed to by the Issuing Lender, in advance of the proposed date of issuance. Promptly after receipt of any letter of credit application, the Issuing Lender shall confirm with the Administrative Agent (by telephone or in writing) that the Administrative Agent has received a copy of such Letter of Credit application and if not, such Issuing Lender will provide Administrative Agent with a copy thereof. Unless the Issuing Lender has received notice from any lender, Administrative Agent or any Loan party, at least one day prior to the requested date of issuance, amendment or extension of the applicable Letter of Credit, that one or more applicable conditions in Section 7 [Conditions of Lending and Issuance of Letters of Credit] is not satisfied, then, subject to the terms and conditions hereof and in reliance on the agreements of the other Lenders set forth in this Section 2.8, the Issuing Lender or any of the Issuing Lender’s Affiliates will issue a Letter of Credit or agree to such amendment or extension, provided that (A) each trade Letter of Credit shall have a maximum maturity of 180 days from the date of issuance, and each standby Letter of Credit shall have a maximum maturity of four (4) years from the date of issuance, and (B) in no event may any Letter of Credit expire later than the Business Day immediately preceding the Expiration Date, and provided further that in no event shall (i) the Letter of Credit Obligations exceed, at any one time, the sum of up to $2,000,000.00 for the aggregate face amount of all trade Letters of Credit plus up to $4,000,000 for the aggregate face amount of standby Letters of Credit (the “Letter of Credit Sublimit”) or (ii) the Revolving Facility Usage exceed, at any one time, the Revolving Credit Commitments. Each request by the Borrower for the issuance, amendment or extension of a Letter of Credit shall be deemed to be a representation by the Borrower that it shall be in compliance with the preceding sentence and with Section 7 [Conditions of Lending and Issuance of Letters of Credit] after giving effect to the requested issuance, amendment or extension of such Letter of Credit. Promptly after its delivery of any Letter of Credit or any amendment to a Letter of Credit to the beneficiary thereof, the applicable Issuing Lender will also deliver to Borrower and Administrative Agent a true and complete copy of such Letter of Credit or amendment.

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          2.8.2 Letter of Credit Fees. The Borrower shall pay (i) to the Administrative Agent for the ratable account of the Lenders a fee (the “Letter of Credit Fee”) equal to the Applicable Letter of Credit Fee Rate, and (ii) to the Issuing Lender for its own account a fronting fee equal to .125% per annum (in each case computed on the basis of a year of 360 days and actual days elapsed), which fees shall be computed on the daily average Letter of Credit Obligations and shall be payable quarterly in arrears on each Payment Date following issuance of each Letter of Credit. The Borrower shall also pay to the Issuing Lender for the Issuing Lender’s sole account the Issuing Lender’s then in effect customary fees and administrative expenses payable with respect to the Letters of Credit as the Issuing Lender may generally charge or incur from time to time in connection with the issuance, maintenance, amendment (if any), assignment or transfer (if any), negotiation, and administration of Letters of Credit.
          2.8.3 Disbursements, Reimbursement. Immediately upon the Issuance of each Letter of Credit, each Lender shall be deemed to, and hereby irrevocably and unconditionally agrees to, purchase from the Issuing Lender a participation in such Letter of Credit and each drawing thereunder in an amount equal to such Lender’s Ratable Share of the maximum amount available to be drawn under such Letter of Credit and the amount of such drawing, respectively.
                    2.8.3.1 In the event of any request for a drawing under a Letter of Credit by the beneficiary or transferee thereof, the Issuing Lender will promptly notify the Borrower and the Administrative Agent thereof. Provided that it shall have received such notice, the Borrower shall reimburse (such obligation to reimburse the Issuing Lender shall sometimes be referred to as a “Reimbursement Obligation”) the Issuing Lender prior to 12:00 noon, New Jersey time on each date that an amount is paid by the Issuing Lender under any Letter of Credit (each such date, a “Drawing Date”) by paying to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Issuing Lender an amount equal to the amount so paid by the Issuing Lender. In the event the Borrower fails to reimburse the Issuing Lender (through the Administrative Agent) for the full amount of any drawing under any Letter of Credit by 12:00 noon, on the Drawing Date, the Administrative Agent will promptly notify each Lender thereof, and the Borrower shall be deemed to have requested that Revolving Credit Loans be made by the Lenders under the Base Rate Option to be disbursed on the Drawing Date under such Letter of Credit, subject to the amount of the unutilized portion of the Revolving Credit Commitment and subject to the conditions set forth in Section 7.2 [Each Loan or Letter of Credit] other than any notice requirements. Any notice given by the Administrative Agent or Issuing Lender pursuant to this Section 2.8.3.1 may be oral if immediately confirmed in writing; provided that the lack of such an immediate confirmation shall not affect the conclusiveness or binding effect of such notice.
                    2.8.3.2 Each Lender shall upon any notice pursuant to the second sentence of Section 2.8.3.1 make available to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Issuing Lender an amount in immediately available funds equal to its Ratable Share of the amount of the drawing, whereupon the participating Lenders shall (subject to Section  2.8.3 [Disbursement; Reimbursement]) each be deemed to have made a Revolving Credit Loan under the Base Rate Option to the Borrower in that amount. If any Lender so notified fails to make available to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Issuing Lender the amount of such Lender’s Ratable Share of such amount by no later than 2:00 p.m., New Jersey time on the Drawing Date, then interest shall accrue on such Lender’s obligation to make such payment, from the Drawing Date to the date on which such Lender makes such payment (i) at a rate per annum equal to the Federal Funds Effective Rate during the first three (3) days following the

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Drawing Date and (ii) at a rate per annum equal to the rate applicable to Loans under the Revolving Credit Base Rate Option on and after the fourth day following the Drawing Date. The Administrative Agent and the Issuing Lender will promptly give notice (as described in Section 2.8.3.1 above) of the occurrence of the Drawing Date, but failure of the Administrative Agent or the Issuing Lender to give any such notice on the Drawing Date or in sufficient time to enable any Lender to effect such payment on such date shall not relieve such Lender from its obligation under this Section  2.8.3.2.
                    2.8.3.3 With respect to any unreimbursed drawing that is not converted into Revolving Credit Loans under the Base Rate Option to the Borrower in whole or in part as contemplated by Section 2.8.3.1, because of the Borrower’s failure to satisfy the conditions set forth in Section 7.2 [Each Loan or Letter of Credit] other than any notice requirements, or for any other reason, the Borrower shall be deemed to have incurred from the Issuing Lender a borrowing (each a “Letter of Credit Borrowing”) in the amount of such drawing. Such Letter of Credit Borrowing shall be due and payable on demand (together with interest) and shall bear interest at the rate per annum applicable to the Revolving Credit Loans under the Base Rate Option. Each Lender’s payment to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Issuing Lender pursuant to Section 2.8.3 [Disbursements, Reimbursement] shall be deemed to be a payment in respect of its participation in such Letter of Credit Borrowing (each a “Participation Advance”) from such Lender in satisfaction of its participation obligation under this Section 2.8.3.
          2.8.4 Repayment of Participation Advances.
                    2.8.4.1 Upon (and only upon) receipt by the Administrative Agent for the account of the Issuing Lender of immediately available funds from the Borrower (i) in reimbursement of any payment made by the Issuing Lender under the Letter of Credit with respect to which any Lender has made a Participation Advance to the Administrative Agent, or (ii) in payment of interest on such a payment made by the Issuing Lender under such a Letter of Credit, the Administrative Agent on behalf of the Issuing Lender will pay to each Lender, in the same funds as those received by the Administrative Agent, the amount of such Lender’s Ratable Share of such funds, except the Administrative Agent shall retain for the account of the Issuing Lender the amount of the Ratable Share of such funds of any Lender that did not make a Participation Advance in respect of such payment by the Issuing Lender.
                    2.8.4.2 If the Administrative Agent is required at any time to return to any Loan Party, or to a trustee, receiver, liquidator, custodian, or any official in any Insolvency Proceeding, any portion of any payment made by any Loan Party to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Issuing Lender pursuant to this Section in reimbursement of a payment made under the Letter of Credit or interest or fee thereon, each Lender shall, on demand of the Administrative Agent, forthwith return to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Issuing Lender the amount of its Ratable Share of any amounts so returned by the Administrative Agent plus interest thereon from the date such demand is made to the date such amounts are returned by such Lender to the Administrative Agent, at a rate per annum equal to the Federal Funds Effective Rate in effect from time to time.
          2.8.5 Documentation. Each Loan Party agrees to be bound by the terms of the Issuing Lender’s application and agreement for letters of credit and the Issuing Lender’s written regulations and customary practices relating to letters of credit, though such regulations and

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practices may be different from such Loan Party’s own. In the event of a conflict between such application or agreement and this Agreement, this Agreement shall govern. It is understood and agreed that, except in the case of gross negligence or willful misconduct, the Issuing Lender shall not be liable for any error, negligence and/or mistakes, whether of omission or commission, in following any Loan Party’s instructions or those contained in the Letters of Credit or any modifications, amendments or supplements thereto.
          2.8.6 Determinations to Honor Drawing Requests. In determining whether to honor any request for drawing under any Letter of Credit by the beneficiary thereof, the Issuing Lender shall be responsible only to determine that the documents and certificates required to be delivered under such Letter of Credit have been delivered and that they comply on their face with the requirements of such Letter of Credit.
          2.8.7 Nature of Participation and Reimbursement Obligations. Each Lender’s obligation in accordance with this Agreement to make the Revolving Credit Loans or Participation Advances, as contemplated by Section 2.8.3 [Disbursements, Reimbursement], as a result of a drawing under a Letter of Credit, and the Obligations of the Borrower to reimburse the Issuing Lender upon a draw under a Letter of Credit, shall be absolute, unconditional and irrevocable, and shall be performed strictly in accordance with the terms of this Section 2.8 under all circumstances, including the following circumstances:
               (i) any set-off, counterclaim, recoupment, defense or other right which such Lender may have against the Issuing Lender or any of its Affiliates, the Borrower or any other Person for any reason whatsoever, or which any Loan Party may have against the Issuing Lender or any of its Affiliates, any Lender or any other Person for any reason whatsoever;
               (ii) the failure of any Loan Party or any other Person to comply, in connection with a Letter of Credit Borrowing, with the conditions set forth in Section 2.1 [Revolving Credit Commitments], 2.4 [Revolving Credit Loan Requests], 2.5 [Making Revolving Credit Loans] or 7.2 [Each Loan or Letter of Credit] or as otherwise set forth in this Agreement for the making of a Revolving Credit Loan, it being acknowledged that such conditions are not required for the making of a Letter of Credit Borrowing and the obligation of the Lenders to make Participation Advances under Section 2.8.3 [Disbursements, Reimbursement];
               (iii) any lack of validity or enforceability of any Letter of Credit;
               (iv) any claim of breach of warranty that might be made by any Loan Party or any Lender against any beneficiary of a Letter of Credit, or the existence of any claim, set-off, recoupment, counterclaim, crossclaim, defense or other right which any Loan Party or any Lender may have at any time against a beneficiary, successor beneficiary any transferee or assignee of any Letter of Credit or the proceeds thereof (or any Persons for whom any such transferee may be acting), the Issuing Lender or its Affiliates or any Lender or any other Person, whether in connection with this Agreement, the transactions contemplated herein or any unrelated transaction (including any underlying transaction between any Loan Party or Subsidiaries of a Loan Party and the beneficiary for which any Letter of Credit was procured);
               (v) the lack of power or authority of any signer of (or any defect in or forgery of any signature or endorsement on) or the form of or lack of validity, sufficiency,

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accuracy, enforceability or genuineness of any draft, demand, instrument, certificate or other document presented under or in connection with any Letter of Credit, or any fraud or alleged fraud in connection with any Letter of Credit, or the transport of any property or provision of services relating to a Letter of Credit, in each case even if the Issuing Lender or any of its Affiliates has been notified thereof;
               (vi) payment by the Issuing Lender or any of its Affiliates under any Letter of Credit against presentation of a demand, draft or certificate or other document which does not comply with the terms of such Letter of Credit;
               (vii) the solvency of, or any acts or omissions by, any beneficiary of any Letter of Credit, or any other Person having a role in any transaction or obligation relating to a Letter of Credit, or the existence, nature, quality, quantity, condition, value or other characteristic of any property or services relating to a Letter of Credit;
               (viii) any failure by the Issuing Lender or any of its Affiliates to issue any Letter of Credit in the form requested by any Loan Party, unless the Issuing Lender has received written notice from such Loan Party of such failure within three Business Days after the Issuing Lender shall have furnished such Loan Party and the Administrative Agent a copy of such Letter of Credit and such error is material and no drawing has been made thereon prior to receipt of such notice;
               (ix) any adverse change in the business, operations, properties, assets, condition (financial or otherwise) or prospects of any Loan Party or Subsidiaries of a Loan Party;
               (x) any breach of this Agreement or any other Loan Document by any party thereto;
               (xi) the occurrence or continuance of an Insolvency Proceeding with respect to any Loan Party;
               (xii) the fact that an Event of Default or a Potential Default shall have occurred and be continuing;
               (xiii) the fact that the Expiration Date shall have passed or this Agreement or the Commitments hereunder shall have been terminated; and
               (xiv) any other circumstance or happening whatsoever, whether or not similar to any of the foregoing.
          2.8.8 Indemnity. The Borrower hereby agrees to protect, indemnify, pay and save harmless the Issuing Lender and any of its Affiliates that has issued a Letter of Credit from and against any and all claims, demands, liabilities, damages, taxes, penalties, interest, judgments, losses, costs, charges and expenses (including reasonable fees, expenses and disbursements of counsel and allocated costs of internal counsel) which the Issuing Lender or any of its Affiliates may incur or be subject to as a consequence, direct or indirect, of the issuance of any Letter of Credit, other than as a result of (A) the gross negligence or willful misconduct of the Issuing Lender as determined by a final non-appealable judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction or (B) the wrongful dishonor by the Issuing Lender or any of Issuing Lender’s Affiliates of a proper demand for payment made under any Letter of Credit, except if such dishonor resulted from any act or omission, whether rightful or wrongful, of any present or future de jure or de facto government or governmental authority.

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          2.8.9 Liability for Acts and Omissions. As between any Loan Party and the Issuing Lender, or the Issuing Lender’s Affiliates, such Loan Party assumes all risks of the acts and omissions of, or misuse of the Letters of Credit by, the respective beneficiaries of such Letters of Credit. In furtherance and not in limitation of the foregoing, the Issuing Lender shall not be responsible for any of the following, including any losses or damages to any Loan Party or other Person or property relating therefrom: (i) the form, validity, sufficiency, accuracy, genuineness or legal effect of any document submitted by any party in connection with the application for an issuance of any such Letter of Credit, even if it should in fact prove to be in any or all respects invalid, insufficient, inaccurate, fraudulent or forged (even if the Issuing Lender or its Affiliates shall have been notified thereof); (ii) the validity or sufficiency of any instrument transferring or assigning or purporting to transfer or assign any such Letter of Credit or the rights or benefits thereunder or proceeds thereof, in whole or in part, which may prove to be invalid or ineffective for any reason; (iii) the failure of the beneficiary of any such Letter of Credit, or any other party to which such Letter of Credit may be transferred, to comply fully with any conditions required in order to draw upon such Letter of Credit or any other claim of any Loan Party against any beneficiary of such Letter of Credit, or any such transferee, or any dispute between or among any Loan Party and any beneficiary of any Letter of Credit or any such transferee; (iv) errors, omissions, interruptions or delays in transmission or delivery of any messages, by mail, cable, telegraph, telex or otherwise, whether or not they be in cipher; (v) errors in interpretation of technical terms; (vi) any loss or delay in the transmission or otherwise of any document required in order to make a drawing under any such Letter of Credit or of the proceeds thereof; (vii) the misapplication by the beneficiary of any such Letter of Credit of the proceeds of any drawing under such Letter of Credit; or (viii) any consequences arising from causes beyond the control of the Issuing Lender or the its Affiliates, as applicable, including any act or omission of any governmental authority, and none of the above shall affect or impair, or prevent the vesting of, any of the Issuing Lender’s or its Affiliates rights or powers hereunder. Nothing in the preceding sentence shall relieve the Issuing Lender from liability for the Issuing Lender’s gross negligence or willful misconduct in connection with actions or omissions described in such clauses (i) through (viii) of such sentence. In no event shall the Issuing Lender or its Affiliates be liable to any Loan Party for any indirect, consequential, incidental, punitive, exemplary or special damages or expenses (including without limitation attorneys’ fees), or for any damages resulting from any change in the value of any property relating to a Letter of Credit.
               Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Issuing Lender and each of its Affiliates (i) may rely on any oral or other communication believed in good faith by the Issuing Lender or such Affiliate to have been authorized or given by or on behalf of the applicant for a Letter of Credit, (ii) may honor any presentation if the documents presented appear on their face substantially to comply with the terms and conditions of the relevant Letter of Credit; (iii) may honor a previously dishonored presentation under a Letter of Credit, whether such dishonor was pursuant to a court order, to settle or compromise any claim of wrongful dishonor, or otherwise, and shall be entitled to reimbursement to the same extent as if such presentation had initially been honored, together with any interest paid by the Issuing Lender or its Affiliate; (iv) may honor any drawing that is payable upon presentation of a statement advising negotiation or payment, upon receipt of such statement (even if such statement indicates that a draft or other document is being delivered separately), and shall not be liable for any failure of any such draft or other document to arrive, or to conform in any way with the relevant

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Letter of Credit; (v) may pay any paying or negotiating bank claiming that it rightfully honored under the laws or practices of the place where such bank is located; and (vi) may settle or adjust any claim or demand made on the Issuing Lender or its Affiliate in any way related to any order issued at the applicant’s request to an air carrier, a letter of guarantee or of indemnity issued to a carrier or any similar document (each an “Order”) and honor any drawing in connection with any Letter of Credit that is the subject of such Order, notwithstanding that any drafts or other documents presented in connection with such Letter of Credit fail to conform in any way with such Letter of Credit.
               In furtherance and extension and not in limitation of the specific provisions set forth above, any action taken or omitted by the Issuing Lender or its Affiliates under or in connection with the Letters of Credit issued by it or any documents and certificates delivered thereunder, if taken or omitted in good faith, shall not put the Issuing Lender or its Affiliates under any resulting liability to the Borrower or any Lender.
          2.8.10 Issuing Lender Reporting Requirements. Each Issuing Lender shall, on the first business day of each month, provide to Administrative Agent and Borrower a schedule of the Letters of Credit issued by it, in form and substance satisfactory to Administrative Agent, showing the date of issuance of each Letter of Credit, the account party, the original face amount (if any), and the expiration date of any Letter of Credit outstanding at any time during the preceding month, and any other information relating to such Letter of Credit that the Administrative Agent may request.
3. TERM LOANS
     3.1 Term Loan Commitments. Subject to the terms and conditions hereof, and relying upon the representations and warranties herein set forth, each Lender severally, and not jointly, agrees to make a term loan (the “Term Loan”) to the Borrower on the Closing Date in such principal amount as the Borrower shall request up to, but not exceeding such Lender’s Term Loan Commitment.
     3.2 Nature of Lenders’ Obligations with Respect to Term Loans; Repayment Terms. The obligations of each Lender to make Term Loans to the Borrower shall be in the proportion that such Lender’s Term Loan Commitment bears to the Term Loan Commitments of all Lenders to the Borrower, but each Lender’s Term Loan to the Borrower shall never exceed its Term Loan Commitment. The failure of any Lender to make a Term Loan shall not relieve any other Lender of its obligations to make a Term Loan nor shall it impose any additional liability on any other Lender hereunder. The Lenders shall have no obligation to make Term Loans hereunder after the Closing Date. The Term Loan Commitments are not revolving credit commitments, and the Borrower shall not have the right to borrow, repay and reborrow under Section 3.1 [Term Loan Commitments]. The Term Loans shall be payable in equal quarterly installments of principal, each in the amount of $821,428.57, on each Payment Date until the earlier of the Expiration Date or acceleration of the Notes, when the entire unpaid balance of the Term Loans and all other amounts due hereunder and under the Loan Documents shall be paid in full.
4. INTEREST RATES
     4.1 Interest Rate Options. The Borrower shall pay interest in respect of the outstanding unpaid principal amount of the Loans as selected by it from the Base Rate Option or

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LIBOR Rate Option set forth below applicable to the Loans, it being understood that, subject to the provisions of this Agreement, the Borrower may select different Interest Rate Options and different Interest Periods to apply simultaneously to the Loans comprising different Borrowing Tranches and may convert to or renew one or more Interest Rate Options with respect to all or any portion of the Loans comprising any Borrowing Tranche; provided that there shall not be at any one time outstanding more than six (6) Borrowing Tranches in the aggregate among all of the Loans and provided further that if an Event of Default or Potential Default exists and is continuing, the Borrower may not request, convert to, or renew the LIBOR Rate Option for any Loans and the Required Lenders may demand that all existing Borrowing Tranches bearing interest under the LIBOR Rate Option shall be converted immediately to the Base Rate Option, subject to the obligation of the Borrower to pay any indemnity under Section 5.10 [Indemnity] in connection with such conversion. If at any time the designated rate applicable to any Loan made by any Lender exceeds such Lender’s highest lawful rate, the rate of interest on such Lender’s Loan shall be limited to such Lender’s highest lawful rate.
          4.1.1 Revolving Credit Interest Rate Options. The Borrower shall have the right to select from the following Interest Rate Options applicable to the Revolving Credit Loans:
               (i) Revolving Credit Base Rate Option: A fluctuating rate per annum (computed on the basis of a year of 365 or 366 days, as the case may be, and actual days elapsed) equal to the Base Rate plus the Applicable Margin, such interest rate to change automatically from time to time effective as of the effective date of each change in the Base Rate; or
               (ii) Revolving Credit LIBOR Rate Option: A rate per annum (computed on the basis of a year of 360 days and actual days elapsed) equal to the LIBOR Rate plus the Applicable Margin.
          4.1.2 Term Loan Interest Rate Options. The Borrower shall have the right to select from the following Interest Rate Options applicable to the Term Loans:
               (i) Term Loan Base Rate Option: A fluctuating rate per annum (computed on the basis of a year of 365 or 366 days, as the case may be, and actual days elapsed) equal to the Base Rate plus the Applicable Margin, such interest rate to change automatically from time to time effective as of the effective date of each change in the Base Rate; or
               (ii) Term Loan LIBOR Rate Option: A rate per annum (computed on the basis of a year of 360 days and actual days elapsed) equal to the LIBOR Rate plus the Applicable Margin.
          4.1.3 Swing Loan Interest Rate Options. Swing Loans shall accrue interest at a rate per annum equal to the Base Rate plus the Applicable Margin.
          4.1.4 Rate Quotations. The Borrower may call the Administrative Agent on or before the date on which a Loan Request is to be delivered to receive an indication of the rates then in effect, but it is acknowledged that such projection shall not be binding on the Administrative Agent or the Lenders nor affect the rate of interest which thereafter is actually in effect when the election is made.

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     4.2 Interest Periods. At any time when the Borrower shall select, convert to or renew a LIBOR Rate Option, the Borrower shall notify the Administrative Agent thereof at least three (3) Business Days prior to the effective date of such LIBOR Rate Option by delivering a Loan Request. The notice shall specify an Interest Period during which such Interest Rate Option shall apply. Notwithstanding the preceding sentence, the following provisions shall apply to any selection of, renewal of, or conversion to a LIBOR Rate Option:
          4.2.1 Amount of Borrowing Tranche. Each Borrowing Tranche of Loans under the LIBOR Rate Option shall be in integral multiples of $300,000.00 and not less than $300,000.00; and
          4.2.2 Renewals. In the case of the renewal of a LIBOR Rate Option at the end of an Interest Period, the first day of the new Interest Period shall be the last day of the preceding Interest Period, without duplication in payment of interest for such day.
     4.3 Interest After Default. To the extent permitted by Law, upon the occurrence of an Event of Default and until such time such Event of Default shall have been cured or waived:
          4.3.1 Letter of Credit Fees, Interest Rate. The Letter of Credit Fees and the rate of interest for each Loan otherwise applicable pursuant to Section 2.8.2 [Letter of Credit Fees] or Section 4.1 [Interest Rate Options], respectively, shall be increased by 2.0% per annum;
          4.3.2 Other Obligations. Each other Obligation hereunder, if not paid or reimbursed (as applicable) when due to be paid or reimbursed, but without duplication of any default rate of interest already applicable to such other Obligation by its terms, shall bear interest at a rate per annum equal to the sum of the rate of interest applicable under the Revolving Credit Base Rate Option plus the Applicable Margin plus an additional 2.0% per annum from the time such Obligation becomes due and payable and until it is paid in full; and
          4.3.3 Acknowledgment. The Borrower acknowledges that the increase in rates referred to in this Section 4.3 reflects, among other things, the fact that such Loans or other amounts have become a substantially greater risk given their default status and that the Lenders are entitled to additional compensation for such risk; and all such interest shall be payable by Borrower upon demand by Administrative Agent.
     4.4 LIBOR Rate Unascertainable; Illegality; Increased Costs; Deposits Not Available.
          4.4.1 Unascertainable. If on any date on which a LIBOR Rate would otherwise be determined, the Administrative Agent shall have determined that:
               (i) adequate and reasonable means do not exist for ascertaining such LIBOR Rate, or
               (ii) a contingency has occurred which materially and adversely affects the London interbank eurodollar market relating to the LIBOR Rate, the Administrative Agent shall have the rights specified in Section 4.4.3 [Administrative Agent’s and Lender’s Rights].
          4.4.2 Illegality; Increased Costs; Deposits Not Available. If at any time any Lender shall have determined that:
               (i) the making, maintenance or funding of any Loan to which a LIBOR Rate Option applies has been made impracticable or unlawful by compliance by such

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Lender in good faith with any Law or any interpretation or application thereof by any Official Body or with any request or directive of any such Official Body (whether or not having the force of Law), or
               (ii) such LIBOR Rate Option will not adequately and fairly reflect the cost to such Lender of the establishment or maintenance of any such Loan, or
               (iii) after making all reasonable efforts, deposits of the relevant amount in Dollars for the relevant Interest Period for a Loan, or to banks generally, to which a LIBOR Rate Option applies, respectively, are not available to such Lender with respect to such Loan, or to banks generally, in the interbank eurodollar market,
then the Administrative Agent shall, subject to the notice requirements outlined in Section 4.4.3 [Administrative Agent’s and Lender’s Rights], have the rights specified in such Section 4.4.3.
          4.4.3 Administrative Agent’s and Lender’s Rights. In the case of any event specified in Section 4.4.1 [Unascertainable] above, the Administrative Agent shall promptly so notify the Lenders and the Borrower thereof, and in the case of an event specified in Section 4.4.2 [Illegality; Increased Costs; Deposits Not Available] above, such Lender shall promptly so notify the Administrative Agent and endorse a certificate to such notice as to the specific circumstances of such notice, and the Administrative Agent shall promptly send copies of such notice and certificate to the other Lenders and the Borrower. Upon such date as shall be specified in such notice (which shall not be earlier than the date such notice is given), the obligation of (A) the Lenders, in the case of such notice given by the Administrative Agent, or (B) such Lender, in the case of such notice given by such Lender, to allow the Borrower to select, convert to or renew a LIBOR Rate Option shall be suspended until the Administrative Agent shall have later notified the Borrower, or such Lender shall have later notified the Administrative Agent, of the Administrative Agent’s or such Lender’s, as the case may be, determination that the circumstances giving rise to such previous determination no longer exist. If at any time the Administrative Agent makes a determination under Section 4.4.1 [Unascertainable] and the Borrower has previously notified the Administrative Agent of its selection of, conversion to or renewal of a LIBOR Rate Option and such Interest Rate Option has not yet gone into effect, such notification shall be deemed to provide for selection of, conversion to or renewal of the Base Rate Option otherwise available with respect to such Loans. If any Lender notifies the Administrative Agent of a determination under Section 4.4.2 [Illegality; Increased Costs; Deposits Not Available], the Borrower shall, subject to the Borrower’s indemnification Obligations under Section 5.10 [Indemnity], as to any Loan of the Lender to which a LIBOR Rate Option applies, on the date specified in such notice either convert such Loan to the Base Rate Option otherwise available with respect to such Loan or prepay such Loan in accordance with Section 5.6 [Voluntary Prepayments and Revolving Credit Commitments Reductions]. Absent due notice from the Borrower of conversion or prepayment, such Loan shall automatically be converted to the Base Rate Option otherwise available with respect to such Loan upon such specified date.
     4.5 Selection of Interest Rate Options. If the Borrower fails to select a new Interest Period to apply to any Borrowing Tranche of Loans under the LIBOR Rate Option at the expiration of an existing Interest Period applicable to such Borrowing Tranche in accordance with the provisions of Section 4.2 [Interest Periods], the Borrower shall be deemed to have

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converted such Borrowing Tranche to the Revolving Credit Base Rate Option or Term Loan Base Rate Option, as applicable, commencing upon the last day of the existing Interest Period.
5. PAYMENTS
     5.1 Payments. All payments and prepayments to be made in respect of principal, interest, Commitment Fees, Letter of Credit Fees, Administrative Agent’s Fee or other fees or amounts due from the Borrower hereunder shall be payable prior to 11:00 a.m. on the date when due without presentment, demand, protest or notice of any kind, all of which are hereby expressly waived by the Borrower, and without set-off, counterclaim or other deduction of any nature, and an action therefor shall immediately accrue. Such payments shall be made to the Administrative Agent at the Principal Office for the account of PNC Bank with respect to the Swing Loans and for the ratable accounts of the Lenders with respect to the Loans in U.S. Dollars and in immediately available funds, and the Administrative Agent shall promptly distribute such amounts to the Lenders in immediately available funds; provided that in the event payments are received by 11:00 a.m. by the Administrative Agent with respect to the Loans and such payments are not distributed to the Lenders on the same day received by the Administrative Agent, the Administrative Agent shall pay the Lenders the Federal Funds Effective Rate with respect to the amount of such payments for each day held by the Administrative Agent and not distributed to the Lenders. The Administrative Agent’s and each Lender’s statement of account, ledger or other relevant record shall, in the absence of manifest error, be conclusive as the statement of the amount of principal of and interest on the Loans and other amounts owing under this Agreement and shall be deemed an “account stated.” At the Borrower’s request, the Administrative Agent and Lenders shall deliver to Borrower a statement of the amount of principal of and interest on the Loans and other amounts owing under this Agreement as of the date of such statement.
     5.2 Pro Rata Treatment of Lenders. Each borrowing shall be allocated to each Lender according to its Ratable Share, and each selection of, conversion to or renewal of any Interest Rate Option and each payment or prepayment by the Borrower with respect to principal, interest, Commitment Fees, Letter of Credit Fees, or other fees (except for the Administrative Agent’s Fee) or amounts due from the Borrower hereunder to the Lenders with respect to the Loans, shall (except as provided in Section 4.4.3 [Administrative Agent’s and Lender’s Rights] in the case of an event specified in Section 4.4 [LIBOR Rate Unascertainable; Etc.], 5.6.2 [Replacement of a Lender] or 5.8 [Increased Costs]) be made in proportion to the applicable Loans outstanding from each Lender and, if no such Loans are then outstanding, in proportion to the Ratable Share of each Lender. Notwithstanding any of the foregoing, each borrowing or payment or prepayment by the Borrower or principal, interest, fees or other amounts from the Borrower with respect to Swing Loans shall be made by or to PNC Bank according to Section 5.1 [Payments].
     5.3 Sharing of Payments by Lenders. If any Lender shall, by exercising any right of setoff, counterclaim or banker’s lien, by receipt of voluntary payment, by realization upon security, or by any other non-pro rata source, obtain payment in respect of any principal of or interest on any of its Loans or other obligations hereunder resulting in such Lender’s receiving payment of a proportion of the aggregate amount of its Loans and accrued interest thereon or other such obligations greater than its Ratable Share thereof as provided herein, then the Lender receiving such greater proportion shall (a) notify the Administrative Agent of such fact, and

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(b) purchase (for cash at face value) participations in the Loans and such other obligations of the other Lenders, or make such other adjustments as shall be equitable, so that the benefit of all such payments shall be shared by the Lenders ratably in accordance with the aggregate amount of principal of and accrued interest on their respective Loans and other amounts owing them, provided that:
          (i)  if any such participations are purchased and all or any portion of the payment giving rise thereto is recovered, such participations shall be rescinded and the purchase price restored to the extent of such recovery, together with interest or other amounts, if any, required by Law (including court order) to be paid by the Lender or the holder making such purchase; and
          (ii)  the provisions of this Section 5.3 shall not be construed to apply to (x) any payment made by the Loan Parties pursuant to and in accordance with the express terms of the Loan Documents or (y) any payment obtained by a Lender as consideration for the assignment of or sale of a participation in any of its Loans or Participation Advances to any assignee or participant, other than to the Borrower or any Subsidiary thereof (as to which the provisions of this Section 5.3 shall apply).
Each Loan Party consents to the foregoing and agrees, to the extent it may effectively do so under applicable Law, that any Lender acquiring a participation pursuant to the foregoing arrangements may exercise against each Loan Party rights of setoff and counterclaim with respect to such participation as fully as if such Lender were a direct creditor of each Loan Party in the amount of such participation.
     5.4 Presumptions by Administrative Agent. 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 Lender 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 Lender, as the case may be, the amount due. In such event, if the Borrower has not in fact made such payment, then each of the Lenders or the Issuing Lender, as the case may be, severally agrees to repay to the Administrative Agent forthwith on demand the amount so distributed to such Lender or the Issuing Lender, with interest thereon, for each day from and including the date such amount is distributed to it to but excluding the date of payment to the Administrative Agent, at the greater of the Federal Funds Effective Rate and a rate determined by the Administrative Agent in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation.
     5.5 Interest Payment Dates. Interest on Loans to which the Base Rate Option applies shall be due and payable in arrears on each Payment Date. Interest on Loans to which the LIBOR Rate Option applies shall be due and payable on the earlier of (i) the first day of each month and (ii) the last day of each Interest Period for those Loans. Interest on mandatory prepayments of principal under Section 5.7 [Mandatory Prepayments] shall be due on the date such mandatory prepayment is due. Interest on the principal amount of each Loan or other monetary Obligation shall be due and payable on demand after such principal amount or other monetary Obligation becomes due and payable (whether on the stated Expiration Date, upon acceleration or otherwise).

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     5.6 Voluntary Prepayments and Revolving Credit Commitments Reduction.
          5.6.1 Right to Prepay or Reduce Revolving Credit Commitments. The Borrower shall have the right at its option from time to time to prepay Term Loans and/or reduce the Revolving Credit Commitments (with a corresponding prepayment) in whole or part without premium or penalty (except as provided in Section 5.6.2 [Replacement of a Lender] below, in Section 5.8 [Increased Costs] and Section 5.10 [Indemnity]). Whenever the Borrower desires to prepay any part of the Term Loans, or reduce the Revolving Credit Commitments (with a corresponding prepayment), it shall provide a prepayment notice to the Administrative Agent by 10:00 a.m. at least three (3) Business Days prior to the date of prepayment of Loans accruing interest at the LIBOR Rate Option or prior to 10:00 a.m., on the day of prepayment of Loans accruing interest at the Base Rate Option setting forth the following information:
     (x) the date, which shall be a Business Day, on which the proposed prepayment of Term Loans or reduction of Revolving Credit Commitments is to be made; and
     (y) the total principal amount of such prepayment of Term Loans or Revolving Credit Commitments reduction, which shall be in a minimum amount equal to the applicable minimum amount of a comparable Borrowing Tranche under Section 2.4 [Revolving Credit Loan Requests; Swing Loan Requests].
               All prepayment notices shall be irrevocable. The principal amount of the Term Loans for which a prepayment or Revolving Credit Commitments reduction notice is given, together with interest on such principal amount except with respect to Loans to which the Base Rate Option applies, shall be due and payable on the date specified in such prepayment notice as the date on which the proposed prepayment is to be made. All Term Loan prepayments permitted pursuant to this Section 5.6.1 [Right to Prepay or Reduce Revolving Credit Commitments] shall be applied to the unpaid installments of principal of the Term Loans in the inverse order of scheduled maturities. Except as provided in Section 4.4.3 [Administrative Agent’s and Lender’s Rights], if the Borrower prepays a Loan but fails to specify the applicable Borrowing Tranche which the Borrower is prepaying, the prepayment shall be applied (i) first to Revolving Credit Loans and then to Term Loans; and (ii) after giving effect to the allocations in clause (i) above and in the preceding sentence, first to Loans to which the Base Rate Option applies, then to Loans to which the LIBOR Rate Option applies. Any prepayment hereunder shall be subject to the Borrower’s Obligation to indemnify the Lenders under Section 5.10 [Indemnity].
          5.6.2 Replacement of a Lender. In the event any Lender (i) gives notice under Section 4.4 [LIBOR Rate Unascertainable, Etc.], (ii) requests compensation under Section 5.8 [Increased Costs], or requires the Borrower to pay any additional amount to any Lender or any Official Body for the account of any Lender pursuant to Section 5.9 [Taxes], (iii) is a Non-Complying Lender or otherwise, (iv) becomes subject to the control of an Official Body (other than normal and customary supervision), or (v) is a Non-Consenting Lender referred to in Section 11.1 [Modifications, Amendments or Waivers] then in any such event the Borrower may, at its sole expense, upon notice to such Lender and the Administrative Agent, require such Lender to assign and delegate, without recourse (in accordance with and subject to the restrictions contained in, and consents required by, Section 11.8 [Successors and Assigns]), all of its interests, rights and obligations under this Agreement and the related Loan Documents to an

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assignee that shall assume such obligations (which assignee may be another Lender, if a Lender accepts such assignment), provided that:
     (i)  the Borrower shall have paid to the Administrative Agent the assignment fee specified in Section 11.8 [Successors and Assigns];
     (ii)  such Lender shall have received payment of an amount equal to the outstanding principal of its Loans and Participation Advances, accrued interest thereon, accrued fees and all other amounts payable to it hereunder and under the other Loan Documents (including any amounts under Section 5.10 [Indemnity]) from the assignee (to the extent of such outstanding principal and accrued interest and fees) or the Borrower (in the case of all other amounts);
     (iii)  in the case of any such assignment resulting from a claim for compensation under Section 5.8.1 [Increased Costs Generally] or payments required to be made pursuant to Section 5.9 [Taxes], such assignment will result in a reduction in such compensation or payments thereafter; and
     (iv)  such assignment does not conflict with applicable Law.
A Lender shall not be required to make any such assignment or delegation if, prior thereto, as a result of a waiver by such Lender or otherwise, the circumstances entitling the Borrower to require such assignment and delegation cease to apply.
     5.7 Mandatory Prepayments.
          5.7.1 Sale of Assets; Debt or Equity Issuance. (i) Within five (5) Business Days of any sale of assets authorized by clause (iv), (vi) or (vii) of Section 8.2.7 [Disposition of Assets or Subsidiaries], the Borrower shall make a mandatory prepayment of principal on the Term Loans equal to the proceeds of such sale net of taxes, commissions and fees (all as determined in good faith by the Borrower), together with accrued interest on such principal amount; and (ii) within five (5) Business Days of any issuance of Indebtedness, or of any issuance of capital securities or other equity interests (except for issuances permitted under clause (i) of Section 8.2.12 [Issuance of Stock]), in each case as relates to any Loan Party or any Subsidiary of a Loan Party, the Borrower shall make a mandatory prepayment of principal on the Term Loans equal to the proceeds of such issuance net of taxes, commissions and fees (all as determined in good faith by the Borrower), together with accrued interest on such principal amount. All prepayments pursuant to this Section 5.7.1 shall be applied first to payment of the principal amount of the Term Loans by application to the unpaid installments of principal in the inverse order of scheduled maturities, and then to reduce the Revolving Credit Commitments.
          5.7.2 Application Among Interest Rate Options. All prepayments required pursuant to this Section 5.7 shall first be applied among the Interest Rate Options to the principal amount of the Loans subject to the Base Rate Option, then to Loans subject to a LIBOR Rate Option. In accordance with Section 5.10 [Indemnity], the Borrower shall indemnify the Lenders for any loss or expense, including loss of margin, incurred with respect to any such prepayments applied against Loans subject to a LIBOR Rate Option on any day other than the last day of the applicable Interest Period.
     5.8 Increased Costs.
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                    (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 reflected in the LIBOR Rate) or the Issuing Lender;
                    (ii) subject any Lender or the Issuing Lender 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 Loan under the LIBOR Rate Option made by it, or change the basis of taxation of payments to such Lender or the Issuing Lender in respect thereof (except for Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes covered by Section 5.9 [Taxes] and the imposition of, or any change in the rate of, any Excluded Tax payable by such Lender or the Issuing Lender); or
                    (iii) impose on any Lender, the Issuing Lender or the London interbank market any other condition, cost or expense affecting this Agreement or Loan under the LIBOR Rate Option made by such Lender or any Letter of Credit or participation therein;
and the result of any of the foregoing shall be to increase the cost to such Lender of making or maintaining any Loan under the LIBOR Rate Option (or of maintaining its obligation to make any such Loan), or to increase the cost to such Lender or the Issuing Lender 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 Lender hereunder (whether of principal, interest or any other amount) then, upon request of such Lender or the Issuing Lender, the Borrower will pay to such Lender or the Issuing Lender, as the case may be, such additional amount or amounts as will compensate such Lender or the Issuing Lender, as the case may be, for such additional costs incurred or reduction suffered.
          5.8.2 Capital Requirements. If any Lender or the Issuing Lender determines that any Change in Law affecting such Lender or the Issuing Lender or any lending office of such Lender or such Lender’s or the Issuing Lender’s holding company, if any, regarding capital requirements has or would have the effect of reducing the rate of return on such Lender’s or the Issuing Lender’s capital or on the capital of such Lender’s or the Issuing Lender’s holding company, if any, as a consequence of this Agreement, the Commitments of such Lender or the Loans made by, or participations in Letters of Credit held by, such Lender, or the Letters of Credit issued by the Issuing Lender, to a level below that which such Lender or the Issuing Lender or such Lender’s or the Issuing Lender’s holding company could have achieved but for such Change in Law (taking into consideration such Lender’s or the Issuing Lender’s policies and the policies of such Lender’s or the Issuing Lender’s holding company with respect to capital adequacy), then from time to time the Borrower will pay to such Lender or the Issuing Lender, as the case may be, such additional amount or amounts as will compensate such Lender or the Issuing Lender or such Lender’s or the Issuing Lender’s holding company for any such reduction suffered.
          5.8.3 Certificates for Reimbursement; Repayment of Outstanding Loans; Borrowing of New Loans. A certificate of a Lender or the Issuing Lender to the Administrative Agent setting forth the amount or amounts necessary to compensate such Lender or the Issuing Lender or its holding company, as the case may be, as specified in Sections 5.8.1 [Increased Costs Generally] or 5.8.2 [Capital Requirements] and delivered by the Administrative Agent to the Borrower shall be conclusive absent manifest error. The Borrower shall pay such

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Lender or the Issuing Lender, as the case may be, the amount shown as due on any such certificate within thirty (30) days after receipt thereof.
          5.8.4 Delay in Requests. Failure or delay on the part of any Lender or the Issuing Lender to demand compensation pursuant to this Section shall not constitute a waiver of such Lender’s or the Issuing Lender’s right to demand such compensation, provided that the Borrower shall not be required to compensate a Lender or the Issuing Lender pursuant to this Section for any increased costs incurred or reductions suffered more than nine months prior to the date that such Lender or the Issuing Lender, 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 Lender’s intention to claim compensation therefor (except that, if the Change in Law giving rise to such increased costs or reductions is retroactive, then the nine (9) month period referred to above shall be extended to include the period of retroactive effect thereof).
          5.8.5 Return of Overpayments. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary set forth in this Section 5.8, if any Lender has exercised its rights pursuant to this Section 5.8 and subsequent thereto determines that the additional amounts paid by the Borrower to such Lender pursuant to this Section 5.8 exceed the amount which such Lender is actually required to be compensated under this Section 5.8, the applicable Lender shall refund the amount of such excess to the Borrower.
     5.9 Taxes.
          5.9.1 Payments Free of Taxes. Any and all payments by or on account of any obligation of the Borrower hereunder or under any other Loan Document shall be made free and clear of and without reduction or withholding for any Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes; provided that if the Borrower shall be required by applicable Law to deduct any Indemnified Taxes (including any Other Taxes) from such payments, then (i) the sum payable shall be increased as necessary so that after making all required deductions (including deductions applicable to additional sums payable under this Section) the Administrative Agent, Lender or Issuing 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 Borrower shall make such deductions and (iii) the Borrower shall timely pay the full amount deducted to the relevant Official Body in accordance with applicable Law.
          5.9.2 Payment of Other Taxes by the Borrower. Without limiting the provisions of Section 5.9.1 [Payments Free of Taxes] above, the Borrower shall timely pay any Other Taxes to the relevant Official Body in accordance with applicable Law.
          5.9.3 Indemnification by the Borrower. The Borrower shall indemnify the Administrative Agent, each Lender and the Issuing Lender, within thirty (30) days after demand therefor, for the full amount of any Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes (including Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes imposed or asserted on or attributable to amounts payable under this Section) paid by the Administrative Agent, such Lender or the Issuing Lender, as the case may be, and any penalties, interest and 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 Official Body. A certificate as to the amount of such payment or liability delivered to the Borrower by a Lender or the Issuing Lender (with a copy to the Administrative Agent), or by the Administrative Agent on its own behalf or on behalf of a

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Lender or the Issuing Lender, shall be conclusive absent manifest error. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary set forth in this Section 5.9.3, if the Administrative Agent, any Lender or the Issuing Lender has exercised its rights pursuant to this Section 5.9.3 and subsequent thereto determines that the indemnification amounts paid by the Borrower to such Person pursuant to this Section 5.9.3 exceed the amount which such Person is actually required to be indemnified under this Section 5.9.3, the applicable Person shall refund the amount of such excess to the Borrower.
          5.9.4 Evidence of Payments. As soon as practicable after any payment of Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes by the Borrower to a Official Body, the Borrower shall deliver to the Administrative Agent the original or a certified copy of a receipt issued by such Official Body evidencing such payment, a copy of the return reporting such payment or other evidence of such payment reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.
          5.9.5 Status of Lenders. Any Foreign Lender that is entitled to an exemption from or reduction of withholding tax under the Law of the jurisdiction in which the Borrower is resident for tax purposes, or any treaty to which such jurisdiction is a party, with respect to payments hereunder or under any other Loan Document shall deliver to the Borrower (with a copy to the Administrative Agent), at the time or times prescribed by applicable Law or reasonably requested by the Borrower or the Administrative Agent, such properly completed and executed documentation prescribed by applicable Law as will permit such payments to be made without withholding or at a reduced rate of withholding. Notwithstanding the submission of a such documentation claiming a reduced rate of or exemption from U.S. withholding tax, the Administrative Agent shall be entitled to withhold United States federal income taxes at the full 30% withholding rate if in its reasonable judgment it is required to do so under the due diligence requirements imposed upon a withholding agent under § 1.1441-7(b) of the United States Income Tax Regulations. Further, the Administrative Agent is indemnified under § 1.1461-1(e) of the United States Income Tax Regulations against any claims and demands of any Lender or assignee or participant of a Lender for the amount of any tax it deducts and withholds in accordance with regulations under § 1441 of the Internal Revenue Code. In addition, any Lender, if requested by the Borrower or the Administrative Agent, shall deliver such other documentation prescribed by applicable Law or reasonably requested by the Borrower or the Administrative Agent as will enable the Borrower or the Administrative Agent to determine whether or not such Lender is subject to backup withholding or information reporting requirements.
               Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, in the event that the Borrower is resident for tax purposes in the United States of America, any Foreign Lender shall deliver to the Borrower 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 (and from time to time thereafter upon the request of the Borrower or the Administrative Agent, but only if such Foreign Lender is legally entitled to do so), whichever of the following is applicable:
               (i) duly completed copies of IRS Form W-8BEN claiming eligibility for benefits of an income tax treaty to which the United States of America is a party,
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               (iii) in the case of a Foreign Lender claiming the benefits of the exemption for portfolio interest under section 881(c) of the Code, (x) a certificate to the effect that such Foreign Lender is not (A) a “bank” within the meaning of section 881(c)(3)(A) of the Code, (B) a “10 percent shareholder” of the Borrower within the meaning of section 881(c)(3)(B) of the Code, or (C) a “controlled foreign corporation” described in section 881(c)(3)(C) of the Code and (y) duly completed copies of IRS Form W-8BEN, or
               (iv) 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.
     5.10 Indemnity. In addition to the compensation or payments required by Section 5.8 [Increased Costs] or Section 5.9 [Taxes], the Borrower shall indemnify each Lender against all liabilities, losses or expenses (including loss of margin, any loss or expense incurred in liquidating or employing deposits from third parties and any loss or expense incurred in connection with funds acquired by a Lender to fund or maintain Loans subject to a LIBOR Rate Option) which such Lender sustains or incurs as a consequence of any
               (i) payment, prepayment, conversion or renewal of any Loan to which a LIBOR Rate Option applies on a day other than the last day of the corresponding Interest Period (whether or not such payment or prepayment is mandatory, voluntary or automatic and whether or not such payment or prepayment is then due),
               (ii) attempt by the Borrower to revoke (expressly, by later inconsistent notices or otherwise) in whole or part any Loan Requests under Section 2.4 [Revolving Credit Loan Requests] or Section 4.2 [Interest Periods] or notice relating to prepayments under Section 5.6 [Voluntary Prepayments etc.], or
               (iii) default by the Borrower in the performance or observance of any covenant or condition contained in this Agreement or any other Loan Document, including any failure of the Borrower to pay when due (by acceleration or otherwise) any principal, interest, Commitment Fee or any other amount due hereunder.
          If any Lender sustains or incurs any such loss or expense, it shall from time to time notify the Borrower of the amount determined in good faith by such Lender (which determination may include such assumptions, allocations of costs and expenses and averaging or attribution methods as such Lender shall deem reasonable) to be necessary to indemnify such Lender for such loss or expense. Such notice shall set forth in reasonable detail the basis for such determination. Such amount shall be due and payable by the Borrower to such Lender within thirty (30) days after such notice is given. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary set forth in this Section 5.10, if any Lender has exercised its rights pursuant to this Section 5.10 and subsequent thereto determines that the indemnification amounts paid by the Borrower to such Lender pursuant to this Section 5.10 exceed the amount which such Lender is actually required to be indemnified under this Section 5.10, the applicable Lender shall refund the amount of such excess to the Borrower.
     5.11 Settlement Date Procedures. The Borrower may borrow, repay and reborrow Swing Loans and PNC Bank may make Swing Loans as provided herein and, in order to minimize the transfer of funds between the Lenders and the Administrative Agent resulting

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therefrom, the Administrative Agent may establish periodic settlement dates (each, a “Settlement Date”) on which the Administrative Agent shall notify each Lender of its Ratable Share of the total of the Revolving Credit Loans and the Swing Loans (each a “Required Share”), and on which each Lender shall pay to the Administrative Agent the amount equal to the difference between its Required Share and its Revolving Credit Loans, and the Administrative Agent shall pay to each Lender its Ratable Share of all payments made by the Borrower to the Administrative Agent with respect to the Revolving Credit Loans, in each case within time periods reasonably established by the Administrative Agent. The Administrative Agent may also effect settlement in accordance with the foregoing sentence on the proposed Borrowing Dates for Revolving Credit Loans and on mandatory prepayment dates. These settlement procedures may be established solely as a matter of administrative convenience, and no settlement procedures enacted pursuant to this Section 5.11 shall relieve the Lenders of their obligations to fund Revolving Credit Loans on dates other than a Settlement Date pursuant hereto. The Administrative Agent may at any time at its option for any reason whatsoever require each Lender to pay immediately to the Administrative Agent such Lender’s Ratable Share of the outstanding Revolving Credit Loans and each Lender may at any time require the Administrative Agent to pay immediately to such Lender its Ratable Share of all payments made by the Borrower to the Administrative Agent with respect to the Revolving Credit Loans.
6. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
     6.1 Representations and Warranties. The Loan Parties, jointly and severally, represent and warrant to the Administrative Agent and each of the Lenders as follows:
          6.1.1 Organization and Qualification; Power and Authority; Compliance With Laws; Title to Properties; Event of Default. Each Loan Party and each Subsidiary of each Loan Party (i) is a corporation, partnership or limited liability company duly organized, validly existing and in good standing under the laws of its jurisdiction of organization, (ii) has the lawful power to own or lease its properties and to engage in the business it presently conducts or proposes to conduct, (iii) is duly licensed or qualified and in good standing in each jurisdiction listed on Schedule 6.1.1 and in all other jurisdictions where the failure to obtain such licensing or qualification could result in a Material Adverse Change, (iv) has full power to enter into, execute, deliver and carry out this Agreement, as applicable, and the other Loan Documents to which it is a party, to incur the Indebtedness contemplated by the Loan Documents and to perform its Obligations under the Loan Documents to which it is a party, and all such actions have been duly authorized by all necessary proceedings on its part, (v) is in compliance in all material respects with all applicable Laws (other than Environmental Laws which are specifically addressed in Section 6.1.14 [Environmental Matters]) in all jurisdictions in which any Loan Party or Subsidiary of any Loan Party is presently or will be doing business except where the failure to do so would not constitute a Material Adverse Change, and (vi) has good and marketable title to or valid leasehold interest in all properties, assets and other rights which it purports to own or lease or which are reflected as owned or leased on its books and records, free and clear of all Liens and encumbrances except Permitted Liens. No Event of Default or Potential Default exists or is continuing; provided, however, that SSP Industries (a Guarantor) and SSP International Sales, Inc. (an Excluded Subsidiary), both California corporations, are not in good standing as of the Closing Date, although they have, prior to the Closing Date, filed all statements and returns required under California Law, to the best of their knowledge after due inquiry, for such Subsidiaries’ good standing to be revived upon the issuance of a certificate of

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revivor by the California Franchise Tax Board, and the Loan Parties covenant to obtain and deliver to the Administrative Agent appropriate good standing certificates issued by the State of California as soon as practicable after the Closing Date and in any event within sixty (60) days.
          6.1.2 Subsidiaries and Owners; Investment Companies. Schedule 6.1.2 states (i) the name of each of the Borrower’s Subsidiaries, its jurisdiction of organization and the amount, percentage and type of equity interests in such Subsidiary (the “Subsidiary Equity Interests”), (ii) a description of the authorized capital stock of Borrower by class and, as of Closing Date, the number of shares of each such class that are issued and outstanding, (iii) the name of each holder of equity interests in each of Borrower’s Subsidiary’s, the amount, percentage and type of each such equity interest, (iv) a description of all option, restricted stock or other similar equity incentive plans in effect for officers, directors or employees of Borrower and a listing of the amount of options, restricted stock and other similar equity rights held by officers, directors or employees of Borrower, and (v) a listing of any options, warrants or other rights outstanding to purchase any such equity interests referred to in clause (iii). The Borrower and each Subsidiary of the Borrower has good and marketable title to all of the Subsidiary Equity Interests it purports to own, free and clear in each case of any Lien and all such Subsidiary Equity Interests been validly issued, fully paid and nonassessable. None of the Loan Parties or Subsidiaries of any Loan Party is an “investment company” registered or required to be registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 or under the “control” of an “investment company” as such terms are defined in the Investment Company Act of 1940 and shall not become such an “investment company” or under such “control.”
          6.1.3 Validity and Binding Effect. This Agreement and each of the other Loan Documents (i) has been duly and validly executed and delivered by each Loan Party, and (ii) constitutes, or will constitute, legal, valid and binding obligations of each Loan Party which is or will be a party thereto, enforceable against such Loan Party in accordance with its terms, except as such obligations may be limited by equitable principles or by bankruptcy, insolvency, moratorium or similar laws relating to or limiting creditors’ rights generally or limiting the right of specific performance.
          6.1.4 No Conflict; Material Agreements; Consents. Neither the execution and delivery of this Agreement or the other Loan Documents by any Loan Party nor the consummation of the transactions herein or therein contemplated or compliance with the terms and provisions hereof or thereof by any of them will conflict with, constitute a default under or result in any breach of (i) the terms and conditions of the certificate of incorporation, bylaws, certificate of limited partnership, partnership agreement, certificate of formation, limited liability company agreement or other organizational documents of any Loan Party or (ii) any Law or any material contract (as defined under Item 601(b)(10) of Regulation S-K under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended), or any order, writ, judgment, injunction or decree to which any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries is a party or by which it or any of its Subsidiaries is bound or to which it is subject, or result in the creation or enforcement of any Lien, charge or encumbrance whatsoever upon any property (now or hereafter acquired) of any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries (other than Liens granted under the Loan Documents). There is no default under any such material agreement and none of the Loan Parties or their Subsidiaries is bound by any contractual obligation, or subject to any restriction in any organization document, or any requirement of Law which could result in a

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Material Adverse Change. No consent, approval, exemption, order or authorization of, or a registration or filing with, any Official Body or any other Person is required by any Law or any agreement in connection with the execution, delivery and carrying out of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, except for those consents, approvals, exemptions, orders or authorizations which have been duly obtained.
          6.1.5 Litigation. There are no actions, suits, proceedings or investigations pending or, to the knowledge of any Loan Party, threatened against such Loan Party or any Subsidiary of such Loan Party at law or in equity before any Official Body which individually or in the aggregate may result in any Material Adverse Change. None of the Loan Parties or any Subsidiaries of any Loan Party is in violation of any order, writ, injunction or any decree of any Official Body which may result in any Material Adverse Change.
          6.1.6 Financial Statements.
               (i) Historical Statements. The Borrower has delivered to the Administrative Agent copies of its audited consolidated year-end financial statements for and as of the end of the fiscal year ended March 31, 2008 (such annual statements being referred to as the “Statements”). The Statements were compiled from the books and records maintained by the Borrower’s management, are correct and complete and fairly represent the consolidated financial condition of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries as of the respective dates thereof and the results of operations for the fiscal periods then ended and have been prepared in accordance with GAAP consistently applied, subject (in the case of the interim statements) to normal year-end audit adjustments.
               (ii) Accuracy of Financial Statements. Neither the Borrower nor any Subsidiary of the Borrower has any liabilities, contingent or otherwise, or forward or long-term commitments that are not disclosed in the Statements or in the notes thereto, and except as disclosed therein there are no unrealized or anticipated losses from any commitments of the Borrower or any Subsidiary of the Borrower which may cause a Material Adverse Change. Since March 31, 2008, no Material Adverse Change has occurred.
          6.1.7 Margin Stock. None of the Loan Parties or any Subsidiaries of any Loan Party engages or intends to engage principally, or as one of its important activities, in the business of extending credit for the purpose, immediately, incidentally or ultimately, of purchasing or carrying margin stock (within the meaning of Regulation U, T or X as promulgated by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System). No part of the proceeds of any Loan has been or will be used, immediately, incidentally or ultimately, to purchase or carry any margin stock or to extend credit to others for the purpose of purchasing or carrying any margin stock or which is inconsistent with the provisions of the regulations of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. None of the Loan Parties or any Subsidiary of any Loan Party holds or intends to hold margin stock in amounts such that more than 25% of the reasonable value of the assets of any Loan Party or Subsidiary of any Loan Party are or will be represented by margin stock.
          6.1.8 Full Disclosure. Neither this Agreement nor any other Loan Document, nor any certificate, statement, agreement or other documents furnished to the Administrative Agent or any Lender in connection herewith or therewith, contains any untrue statement of a material fact or omits to state a material fact necessary in order to make the statements contained

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herein and therein, in light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading. There is no fact known to any Loan Party which materially adversely affects the business, property, assets, financial condition, results of operations or prospects of any Loan Party or Subsidiary of any Loan Party which has not been set forth in this Agreement, the Borrower’s documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission or in the certificates, statements, agreements or other documents furnished in writing to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders prior to or at the date hereof in connection with the transactions contemplated hereby.
          6.1.9 Taxes. All federal, state, local and other tax returns required to have been filed with respect to each Loan Party and each Subsidiary of each Loan Party have been filed, and payment or adequate provision has been made for the payment of all taxes, fees, assessments and other governmental charges which have or may become due pursuant to said returns or to assessments received, except to the extent that such taxes, fees, assessments and other charges are being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings diligently conducted and for which such reserves or other appropriate provisions, if any, as shall be required by GAAP shall have been made.
          6.1.10 Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Licenses, Etc. Each Loan Party and each Subsidiary of each Loan Party owns or possesses all the material patents, trademarks, service marks, trade names, copyrights, licenses, registrations, franchises, permits and rights necessary to own and operate its properties and to carry on its business as presently conducted and planned to be conducted by such Loan Party or Subsidiary, without known possible, alleged or actual conflict with the rights of others.
          6.1.11 Liens in the Collateral. The Liens in the Collateral granted to the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Lenders pursuant to the Collateral Assignment, the Patent, Trademark and Copyright Assignment, the Pledge Agreement, and the Security Agreement (collectively, the “Collateral Documents”) constitute and will continue to constitute Prior Security Interests. All filing fees and other expenses in connection with the perfection of such Liens have been or will be paid by the Borrower.
          6.1.12 Insurance. The properties of each Loan Party and each of its Subsidiaries are insured pursuant to policies and other bonds which are valid and in full force and effect and which provide adequate coverage from reputable and financially sound insurers in amounts sufficient to insure the assets and risks of each such Loan Party and Subsidiary in accordance with prudent business practice in the industry of such Loan Parties and Subsidiaries.
          6.1.13 ERISA Compliance. (i) 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 an application for such a letter is currently being processed by the IRS with respect thereto and, to the best knowledge of Borrower, nothing has occurred which would prevent, or cause the loss of, such qualification or the Plan is a prototype Plan with respect to which the Plan sponsor obtained a favorable opinion letter from the IRS. Borrower and each ERISA Affiliate have made all required contributions to each Plan subject to Section 412 of the Code, 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 Plan.

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          (ii) No ERISA Event has occurred or is reasonably expected to occur; (a) no Pension Plan has any unfunded pension liability (i.e. excess of benefit liabilities over the current value of that Pension Plan’s assets, determined in accordance with the assumptions used for funding the Pension Plan for the applicable plan year); (b) neither Borrower nor any ERISA Affiliate has incurred, or reasonably expects to incur, any liability under Title IV of ERISA with respect to any Pension Plan (other than premiums due and not delinquent under Section 4007 of ERISA); (c) neither Borrower nor any ERISA Affiliate has incurred, or reasonably expects to incur, any liability (and no event has occurred which, with the giving of notice under Section 4219 of ERISA, would result in such liability) under Sections 4201 or 4243 of ERISA with respect to a Multiemployer Plan; and (d) neither Borrower nor any ERISA Affiliate has engaged in a transaction that could be subject to Sections 4069(a) or 4212(c) of ERISA.
          6.1.14 Environmental Matters. Each Loan Party is and, to the knowledge of each respective Loan Party and each of its Subsidiaries is and has been in compliance with applicable Environmental Laws except as disclosed on Schedule 6.1.14; provided that such matters so disclosed could not in the aggregate result in a Material Adverse Change.
          6.1.15 Labor Matters. Except as disclosed on Schedule 6.1.15, no Loan Party is party to any collective bargaining or other labor contracts. Each Loan Party is in compliance with all such contracts to which it is party, all such contracts to which it is party are in full force and effect, and no other party to any such contract has disputed or indicated an intent to dispute any provision thereof.
     6.2 Updates to Schedules. Should any of the information or disclosures provided on any of the Schedules attached hereto pursuant to this Article 6 become outdated or incorrect, the Borrower shall provide the Administrative Agent in writing with such revisions or updates to such Schedule as may be necessary or appropriate to update or correct same, concurrent with its delivery of a Compliance Certificate pursuant to Section 8.3.3 [Certificate of the Borrower]; provided, however, that, in the case of any such Schedule which becomes outdated or incorrect in any respect which is material (whether material to the Schedule itself, taken as a whole and in the context of the related representations and warranties, or otherwise material), the Borrower shall promptly revise or update same in advance of delivery of a Compliance Certificate; and further provided, however, that no such Schedule shall be deemed to have been amended, modified or superseded by any such correction or update, nor shall any breach of warranty or representation resulting from the inaccuracy or incompleteness of any such Schedule be deemed to have been cured thereby, unless and until the Administrative Agent in its sole and absolute discretion shall have accepted in writing such revisions or updates to such Schedule.
7. CONDITIONS OF LENDING AND ISSUANCE OF LETTERS OF CREDIT
     The obligation of each Lender to make Loans and of the Issuing Lender to issue Letters of Credit hereunder is subject to the performance by each of the Loan Parties of its Obligations to be performed hereunder at or prior to the making of any such Loans or issuance of such Letters of Credit and to the satisfaction of the following further conditions:
     7.1 First Loans and Letters of Credit.
          7.1.1 Deliveries. On the Closing Date, the Administrative Agent shall have received each of the following in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent:

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               (i) A certificate of each of the Loan Parties signed by an Authorized Officer, dated the Closing Date, stating that the Loan Parties are in compliance with each of their representations, warranties, covenants and conditions hereunder and no Event of Default or Potential Default exists and no Material Adverse Change has occurred since the date of the last audited financial statements of the Borrower delivered to the Administrative Agent, and covering such other matters as the Administrative Agent and Lenders may require.
               (ii) A certificate dated the Closing Date and signed by the Secretary or an Assistant Secretary of each of the Loan Parties, certifying as appropriate as to: (a) all action taken by each Loan Party in connection with this Agreement and the other Loan Documents; (b) the names of the Authorized Officers authorized to sign the Loan Documents and their true signatures; and (c) copies of its organizational documents as in effect on the Closing Date certified by the appropriate state official where such documents are filed in a state office together with certificates from the appropriate state officials as to the continued existence and good standing of each Loan Party in each state where organized or qualified to do business.
               (iii) This Agreement and each of the other Loan Documents signed by an Authorized Officer and all appropriate financing statements and appropriate stock powers and certificates evidencing the pledged Collateral.
               (iv) A written opinion of counsel for the Loan Parties, dated the Closing Date and in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.
               (v) Evidence that adequate insurance required to be maintained under this Agreement is in full force and effect, with additional insured and lender loss payable special endorsements attached thereto in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and its counsel naming the Administrative Agent as additional insured and lender loss payee.
               (vi) A duly completed Compliance Certificate as of the last day of the fiscal quarter of Borrower most recently ended prior to the Closing Date, signed by an Authorized Officer of Borrower.
               (vii) All consents required to effectuate the transactions contemplated hereby.
               (viii) Evidence that the Loan Agreement dated May 1, 2006 among Borrower and Wells Fargo Foothill, Inc., as administrative agent, has been terminated, and all outstanding obligations thereunder have been paid and all Liens securing such obligations have been released.
               (ix) A Lien search in acceptable scope and with acceptable results.
               (x) An executed landlord’s waiver in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent with respect to Borrower’s principal place of business and bailee’s waivers in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent from the bailee for each Collateral location not owned by a Loan Party (other than the Borrower’s principal place of business).
               (xi) An acceptable environmental audit with respect to real properties owned by the Loan Parties.

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               (xii) Negative pledge agreements in recordable form with respect to each parcel of real property in which any Loan Party has an ownership interest, executed by such Loan Party, all in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.
               (xiii) Such other documents in connection with such transactions and completion of such due diligence as the Administrative Agent or said counsel may reasonably request.
          7.1.2 Payment of Fees. The Borrower shall have paid all fees required to be paid pursuant to the Loan Documents on or before the Closing Date.
     7.2 Each Loan or Letter of Credit. At the time of making any Loans or issuing any Letters of Credit and after giving effect to the proposed extensions of credit: the representations, warranties and covenants of the Loan Parties shall then be true and correct in all respects which are material (whether material to the representation or warranty itself, taken as a whole, or otherwise material) and no Event of Default or Potential Default shall have occurred and be continuing; the making of the Loans or issuance of such Letter of Credit shall not contravene any Law applicable to any Loan Party or Subsidiary of any Loan Party or any of the Lenders; and the Borrower shall have delivered to the Administrative Agent a duly executed and completed Loan Request (or Swing Loan Request, if applicable) or to the Issuing Lender an application for a Letter of Credit, as the case may be.
8. COVENANTS
          The Loan Parties, jointly and severally, covenant and agree that until Payment in Full, the Loan Parties shall comply at all times with the following covenants:
     8.1 Affirmative Covenants.
          8.1.1 Preservation of Existence, Etc. Each Loan Party shall, and shall cause each of its Subsidiaries to, maintain its legal existence as a corporation, limited partnership or limited liability company and its license or qualification and good standing in its jurisdiction of formation or organization (as applicable) and in each other jurisdiction where the failure to obtain such licensing or qualification could result in a Material Adverse Change, except as otherwise expressly permitted in Section 8.2.6 [Liquidations, Mergers, Etc.].
          8.1.2 Payment of Liabilities, Including Taxes, Etc. Each Loan Party shall, and shall cause each of its Subsidiaries to, duly pay and discharge all liabilities to which it is subject or which are asserted against it, promptly as and when the same shall become due and payable, including all taxes, assessments and governmental charges upon it or any of its properties, assets, income or profits, prior to the date on which penalties attach thereto, except to the extent that such liabilities, including taxes, assessments or charges, are being contested in good faith and by appropriate and lawful proceedings diligently conducted and for which such reserve or other appropriate provisions, if any, as shall be required by GAAP shall have been made.
          8.1.3 Maintenance of Insurance. Each Loan Party shall, and shall cause each of its Subsidiaries to, insure its properties and assets against loss or damage by fire and such other insurable hazards as such assets are commonly insured (including fire, extended coverage, property damage, workers’ compensation, public liability and business interruption insurance) and against other risks (including errors and omissions) in such amounts as similar properties and assets are insured by prudent companies in similar circumstances carrying on similar businesses,

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and with reputable and financially sound insurers, including self-insurance to the extent customary, all as reasonably determined by the Administrative Agent. The Loan Parties shall comply with the covenants and provide the endorsement set forth on Schedule 8.1.3 relating to property and related insurance policies covering the Collateral. The Loan Parties shall maintain the three environmental liability insurance policies disclosed to the Administrative Agent in the environmental audit referred to in Section 7.1.1 (xi) hereof and identified on Schedule 8.1.3A in full force and effect in the amounts as currently in effect at least until their respective expiration dates as set forth on said schedule unless otherwise consented to by the Administrative Agent, which consent will not be unreasonably withheld.
          8.1.4 Maintenance of Properties, Franchises and Leases. Each Loan Party shall, and shall cause each of its Subsidiaries to, maintain in good repair, working order and condition (ordinary wear and tear excepted) in accordance with the general practice of other businesses of similar character and size, all of those properties, licenses, franchises, permits and approvals useful or necessary to its business, and from time to time, such Loan Party will make or cause to be made all appropriate repairs, renewals or replacements thereof.
          8.1.5 Visitation Rights; Field Exams. At Borrower’s sole cost and expense, the Administrative Agent may conduct the following visitations, inspections and field exams:
               8.1.5.1 Visitations. Each Loan Party shall, and shall cause each of its Subsidiaries to, permit any of the officers or authorized employees, representatives or agents of the Administrative Agent to visit any of its properties and to examine and make excerpts from its books and records and discuss its business affairs, finances and accounts with its officers, all in such detail and at such times and as often as any of the Administrative Agent may reasonably request, provided that the Administrative Agent shall take reasonable steps so as to decrease disruption to the business and properties of the Loan Parties resulting from any such visit.
               8.1.5.2 Inspections and Field Exams. Each Loan Party shall, and shall cause each of its Subsidiaries to, permit any of the officers or authorized employees, representatives or agents of the Administrative Agent to conduct inspections and field exams of Collateral and discuss Collateral with its officers, all in such detail and at such times and as often as any of the Administrative Agent may reasonably request, provided that (i) the Administrative Agent shall provide the Borrower with reasonable notice prior to any such inspection or field exam, (ii) if no Event of Default or Potential Default is occurring, the Administrative Agent shall not conduct more than one (1) such inspection or field exam per calendar year, and (iii) the Administrative Agent shall take reasonable steps so as to decrease disruption to the business and properties of the Loan Parties resulting from any such inspection or field exam.
          8.1.6 Keeping of Records and Books of Account. The Borrower shall, and shall cause each Subsidiary of the Borrower to, maintain and keep proper books of record and account which enable the Borrower and its Subsidiaries to issue financial statements in accordance with GAAP and as otherwise required by applicable Laws of any Official Body having jurisdiction over the Borrower or any Subsidiary of the Borrower, and in which full, true and correct entries shall be made in all material respects of all its dealings and business and financial affairs.
          8.1.7 Compliance with Laws; Use of Proceeds. Each Loan Party shall, and shall cause each of its Subsidiaries to, comply with all applicable Laws, including without limitation all Environmental Laws, in all respects; provided that it shall not be deemed to be a violation of

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this Section 8.1.7 if any failure to comply with any Law would not result in fines, penalties, remediation costs, other similar liabilities or injunctive relief which in the aggregate would constitute a Material Adverse Change. The Loan Parties will use the Letters of Credit and the proceeds of the Loans only in accordance with Section 2.7 [Use of Proceeds] and as permitted by applicable Law.
          8.1.8 Further Assurances. Each Loan Party shall, from time to time, at its expense, faithfully preserve and protect the Administrative Agent’s Lien on and Prior Security Interest in the Collateral and all other real and personal property of the Loan Parties whether now owned or hereafter acquired as a continuing first priority perfected Lien, subject only to Permitted Liens, and shall do such other acts and things as the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion may deem necessary or advisable from time to time in order to preserve, perfect and protect the Liens granted under the Loan Documents and to exercise and enforce its rights and remedies thereunder with respect to the Collateral.
          8.1.9 Anti-Terrorism Laws. None of the Loan Parties is or shall be (i) a Person with whom any Lender is restricted from doing business under Executive Order No. 13224 or any other Anti-Terrorism Law, (ii) engaged in any business involved in making or receiving any contribution of funds, goods or services to or for the benefit of such a Person or in any transaction that evades or avoids, or has the purpose of evading or avoiding, the prohibitions set forth in any Anti-Terrorism Law, or (iii) otherwise in violation of any Anti-Terrorism Law. The Loan Parties shall provide to the Lenders any certifications or information that a Lender requests to confirm compliance by the Loan Parties with Anti-Terrorism Laws.
          8.1.10 Compliance with Contracts. Each Loan Party shall at all times comply with the terms of each contract to which it is party, or by which it is bound, such that no Material Adverse Change could occur related to any such contract and no such contract could be terminated prior to its expiration date by any other contract party, unless the termination of such contract could not result in a Material Adverse Change and would otherwise not trigger an Event of Default under any of the Loan Documents.
          8.1.11 Bank Accounts and Lockbox. Within ten (10) days of the date hereof, the Loan Parties shall establish, and thereafter shall at all times maintain, a lockbox with the Administrative Agent, into which payments on all accounts receivable due from the Federal or any state government, or agency or division thereof, shall be directed by the Loan Parties. Within ten (10) days of the date hereof, the Loan Parties shall establish, and thereafter shall at all times maintain, with the Administrative Agent, their primary depository accounts.
          8.1.12 Required Interest Rate Hedge. Within thirty (30) calendar days after the Closing Date, the Borrower shall have entered into an Interest Rate Hedge with a financial institution acceptable to the Administrative Agent for a term of at least three (3) years in an amount not less than 50% for the first two years and 35% for the third year, in each case of the aggregate amount of the Term Loans advanced by the Lenders, amortizing as set forth in Section 3.2 [Nature of Lenders’ Obligations with Respect to Term Loans; Repayment Terms], but without taking into account any mandatory or voluntary prepayments of the Term Loans, with such other terms and conditions as shall be acceptable to the Administrative Agent (together, the “Required Interest Rate Hedge”). Documentation for the Required Interest Rate Hedge shall be in a standard International Swap Dealer Association Agreement, shall provide for the method of calculating the reimbursable amount of the provider’s credit exposure in a

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reasonable and customary manner, shall be reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and shall not require that any collateral be provided as security for such agreement.
     8.2 Negative Covenants.
          8.2.1 Indebtedness. Each of the Loan Parties shall not, and shall not permit any of its Subsidiaries to, at any time create, incur, assume or suffer to exist any Indebtedness, except:
               (i) Indebtedness under the Loan Documents;
               (ii) Existing Indebtedness as set forth on Schedule 8.2.1 (including any extensions or renewals thereof; provided there is no increase in the amount thereof or other significant change in the terms thereof unless otherwise specified on Schedule 8.2.1, and, provided further, (a) as relates to the Existing Letters of Credit other than those issued by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. to the National Bank of Abu Dhabi, so long as they remain unsecured by any assets (whether cash or otherwise) of the Loan Parties, (b) as relates to the Existing Letters of Credit issued by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. to the National Bank of Abu Dhabi, only so long as is necessary to replace such Existing Letters of Credit with Letters of Credit issued by the Issuing Lender, and (c) as relates to all Existing Letters of Credit, the issuer thereof does not seek reimbursement from any Loan Party or by application of any cash collateral.
               (iii) Capitalized and operating leases;
               (iv) Indebtedness secured by Purchase Money Security Interests not exceeding $500,000.00;
               (v) Indebtedness of a Loan Party to a non-Loan Party Subsidiary of a Loan Party which is subordinated pursuant to a Subordination Agreement; and
               (vi) Any (a) Lender Provided Interest Rate Hedge, (b) other Interest Rate Hedge approved by the Administrative Agent or (c) Indebtedness under any Other Lender Provided Financial Services Product.
          8.2.2 Liens. Each of the Loan Parties shall not, and shall not permit any of its Subsidiaries to, at any time create, incur, assume or suffer to exist any Lien on any of its real property, or improvements thereto or fixtures thereupon, or on any of its other property or assets, tangible or intangible, now owned or hereafter acquired, or agree or become liable to do so, except Permitted Liens.
          8.2.3 Guaranties. Each of the Loan Parties shall not, and shall not permit any of its Subsidiaries to, at any time, directly or indirectly, become or be liable in respect of any Guaranty, or assume, guarantee, become surety for, endorse or otherwise agree, become or remain directly or contingently liable upon or with respect to any obligation or liability of any other Person, except for Guaranties of Indebtedness of the Loan Parties permitted hereunder and Guaranties listed on Schedule 8.2.3 hereto.
          8.2.4 Loans and Investments. Each of the Loan Parties shall not, and shall not permit any of its Subsidiaries to, at any time make or suffer to remain outstanding any loan or advance to, or purchase, acquire or own any stock, bonds, notes or securities of, or any partnership interest (whether general or limited) or limited liability company interest in, or any

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other investment or interest in, or make any capital contribution to, any other Person, or agree, become or remain liable to do any of the foregoing, except:
               (i) trade credit extended on usual and customary terms in the ordinary course of business;
               (ii) advances to employees to meet expenses incurred by such employees in the ordinary course of business;
               (iii) Permitted Investments;
               (iv) capital investments in the Foreign Subsidiary made in the ordinary course of business; and
               (v) loans, advances and capital investments in other Loan Parties.
          8.2.5 Dividends and Related Distributions. Each of the Loan Parties shall not, and shall not permit any of its Subsidiaries to, make or pay, or agree to become or remain liable to make or pay, any dividend or other distribution of any nature (whether in cash, property, securities or otherwise) on account of or in respect of its shares of capital stock, partnership interests or limited liability company interests, on account of the purchase, redemption, retirement or acquisition of its shares of capital stock (or warrants, options or rights therefor), partnership interests or limited liability company interests, except the following:
               (i) dividends or other distributions payable from the Foreign Subsidiary or an Excluded Subsidiary to a Loan Party, or payable from one Loan Party to another Loan Party;
               (ii) if no Event of Default or Potential Default exists or would be caused thereby, Borrower may declare and pay dividends to its shareholders or distributions to its option-holders;
               (iii) if no Event of Default or Potential Default exists or would be caused thereby, and the Leverage Ratio (calculated on a pro forma basis) would not be caused thereby to exceed 2.25 to 1.00, Borrower may repurchase its capital stock.
          8.2.6 Liquidations, Mergers, Consolidations, Acquisitions. Each of the Loan Parties shall not, and shall not permit any of its Subsidiaries to, dissolve, liquidate or wind-up its affairs, or become a party to any merger or consolidation, or acquire by purchase, lease or otherwise all or substantially all of the assets or capital stock of any other Person; provided that any Loan Party other than the Borrower may consolidate or merge into another Loan Party which is wholly-owned by one or more of the other Loan Parties, and provided, further, that, within thirty (30) days of the date hereof, the Loan Parties shall file with the appropriate authorities of their respective jurisdictions of incorporation, filings, documents and other materials required under applicable Laws for the dissolution of the Excluded Subsidiaries, and thereafter the Loan Parties shall proceed with all due diligence to obtain the formal dissolution of the Excluded Subsidiaries in accordance with applicable Laws.
          8.2.7 Dispositions of Assets or Subsidiaries. Each of the Loan Parties shall not, and shall not permit any of its Subsidiaries to, sell, convey, assign, lease, abandon or otherwise transfer or dispose of, voluntarily or involuntarily, any of its properties or assets, tangible or intangible (including sale, assignment, discount or other disposition of accounts, contract rights,

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chattel paper, equipment or general intangibles with or without recourse or of capital stock, shares of beneficial interest, partnership interests or limited liability company interests of a Subsidiary of such Loan Party), except:
               (i) transactions involving the sale of inventory, or discount of accounts derived from the sale of inventory, in each case in the ordinary course of business;
               (ii) any sale, transfer or lease of assets in the ordinary course of business which are no longer necessary or required in the conduct of such Loan Party’s or such Subsidiary’s business, as reasonably determined by the Loan Parties;
               (iii) any sale, transfer or lease of assets by any wholly owned Subsidiary of such Loan Party to another Loan Party;
               (iv) the sale by Borrower of certain premises located in Oyster Bay, New York to Dumond Enterprises, LLC (as assignee of Habitat Developers Corp.), or another permitted assignee thereof, pursuant to a certain Agreement for Sale and Purchase of Real Estate dated as of July 24, 2001, as amended prior to the date hereof and as amended upon prior written notice to the Administrative Agent after the date hereof, so long as proceeds thereof are applied as a mandatory prepayment of the Term Loans in accordance with the provisions of Section 5.7.1 [Sale of Assets, etc.];
               (v) any sale, transfer or lease of assets in the ordinary course of business which are replaced by substitute assets acquired or leased; provided such substitute assets are subject to the Lenders’ Prior Security Interest;
               (vi) those dispositions described in Schedule 8.2.7 hereto, so long as proceeds thereof are applied as a mandatory prepayment of the Term Loans in accordance with the provisions of Section 5.7.1 [Sale of Assets, etc.]; or
               (vii) any sale, transfer or lease of assets, other than those described in clauses (i) through (vi) above, which is approved by the Required Lenders, so long as proceeds thereof are applied as a mandatory prepayment of the Term Loans in accordance with the provisions of Section 5.7.1 [Sale of Assets, etc.].
          8.2.8 Affiliate Transactions. Each of the Loan Parties shall not, and shall not permit any of its Subsidiaries to, enter into or carry out any transaction (including purchasing property or services from or selling property or services to any Affiliate of any Loan Party or other Person) unless such transaction is not otherwise prohibited by this Agreement, is entered into in the ordinary course of business upon fair and reasonable arm’s-length terms and conditions which are fully disclosed to the Administrative Agent and is in accordance with all applicable Law.
          8.2.9 Subsidiaries, Partnerships and Joint Ventures. Each of the Loan Parties shall not, and shall not permit any of its Subsidiaries to, own or create directly or indirectly any Subsidiaries, other than (i) the Foreign Subsidiary, (ii) the Excluded Subsidiaries, which Subsidiaries, prior to dissolution in accordance herewith, shall not operate, hold assets or incur liabilities, (iii) any domestic Subsidiary which has joined this Agreement as Guarantor on the Closing Date; and (iv) any domestic Subsidiary formed after the Closing Date which joins this Agreement as a Guarantor by delivering to the Administrative Agent (A) a signed Guarantor Joinder; (B) documents in the forms described in Section 7.1 [First Loans] modified as

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appropriate; and (C) documents necessary to grant and perfect Prior Security Interests to the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Lenders in the equity interests of, and Collateral held by, such Subsidiary. Each of the Loan Parties shall not become or agree to become a party to a Joint Venture. Administrative Agent, for its benefit and the benefit of the Lenders, shall at all times have a first priority, perfected pledge, pursuant to the Pledge Agreement, of all issued and outstanding equity interests in the Borrower’s Subsidiaries other than (a) the Excluded Subsidiaries as long as the Loan Parties remain in compliance with the second proviso of Section 8.2.6 [Liquidations, Mergers, Consolidations, Acquisitions] and (b) the Foreign Subsidiary; provided, however, that with respect to Subsidiaries that are not organized or otherwise formed under the laws of the United States or its territories (other than the Foreign Subsidiary), such pledge shall be limited to sixty-six and two-thirds (662/3) of all issued and outstanding equity interests thereof.
          8.2.10 Continuation of or Change in Business. Each of the Loan Parties shall not, and shall not permit any of its Subsidiaries to, engage in any business other than that described in its Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the period ended March 31, 2008, and such Loan Party or Subsidiary shall not permit any material change in such business.
          8.2.11 Fiscal Year. The Borrower shall not, and shall not permit any Subsidiary of the Borrower to, change its fiscal year from the twelve-month period beginning April 1 and ending March 31.
          8.2.12 Issuance of Stock. Each of the Loan Parties shall not, and shall not permit any of its Subsidiaries to, issue any additional shares of its capital stock or any options, warrants or other rights in respect thereof, except (i) the Borrower may, if no Event of Default or Potential Default exists or would be caused thereby, (a) issue stock options to officers, directors or employees of Borrower in an aggregate amount not to exceed 200,000 shares per fiscal year, (b) issue restricted stock to an employee or officer of the Borrower in an aggregate dollar value not to exceed 10% of such employee’s or officer’s cash bonus for such fiscal year, and (c) issue restricted stock to a director of the Borrower in an aggregate dollar value not to exceed $30,000 per director per fiscal year, and (ii) other issuances may be permitted upon the Administrative Agent prior written consent thereto, in its sole discretion, and then only in compliance with Section 5.7.1 [Mandatory Prepayments] and subject to the Pledge Agreement.
          8.2.13 Changes in Organizational Documents. Each of the Loan Parties shall not, and shall not permit any of its Subsidiaries to, amend in any respect its certificate of incorporation (including any provisions or resolutions relating to capital stock), by-laws, certificate of limited partnership, partnership agreement, certificate of formation, limited liability company agreement or other organizational documents without providing at least thirty (30) calendar days’ prior written notice to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders and, in the event such change would be adverse to the Lenders as determined by the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion, obtaining the prior written consent of the Required Lenders.
          8.2.14 Minimum Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio. The Loan Parties shall not permit the Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio, calculated as of the end of each fiscal quarter for the four (4) fiscal quarters then ended, of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, to be less than 1.25 to 1.00.

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          8.2.15 Maximum Leverage Ratio. The Loan Parties shall not at any time permit the ratio (the “Leverage Ratio”) of Consolidated Total Debt, calculated as of the end of each fiscal quarter, to Consolidated EBITDA, calculated as of the end of each fiscal quarter for the four (4) quarters then ended, of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, to exceed 2.50 to 1.00.
     8.3 Reporting Requirements. The Loan Parties will furnish or cause to be furnished to the Administrative Agent and each of the Lenders:
          8.3.1 Quarterly Financial Statements. As soon as available and in any event within forty-five (45) calendar days after the end of each of the first three fiscal quarters in each fiscal year (or any such earlier date as may be mandated by the Securities Exchange Commission), financial statements of the Borrower, consisting of a consolidated and consolidating balance sheet as of the end of such fiscal quarter and related consolidated and consolidating statements of income, retained earnings and consolidated cash flows for the fiscal quarter then ended and the fiscal year through that date, all in reasonable detail and certified (subject to normal year-end audit adjustments) by the Chief Executive Officer, President or Chief Financial Officer of the Borrower as having been prepared in accordance with GAAP, consistently applied, and setting forth in comparative form the respective financial statements for the corresponding date and period in the previous fiscal year.
          8.3.2 Annual Financial Statements. As soon as available and in any event within ninety (90) days after the end of each fiscal year of the Borrower (or any such earlier date as may be mandated by the Securities Exchange Commission), financial statements of the Borrower consisting of a consolidated and consolidating balance sheet as of the end of such fiscal year, and related consolidated and consolidating statements of income, retained earnings and consolidated cash flows for the fiscal year then ended, all in reasonable detail and setting forth in comparative form the financial statements as of the end of and for the preceding fiscal year, and certified by independent certified public accountants of regionally recognized standing satisfactory to the Administrative Agent. The certificate or report of accountants shall be free of qualifications (other than any consistency qualification that may result from a change in the method used to prepare the financial statements as to which such accountants concur) and shall not indicate the occurrence or existence of any event, condition or contingency which would materially impair the prospect of payment or performance of any covenant, agreement or duty of any Loan Party under any of the Loan Documents. Upon request by the Administrative Agent, such accountants shall confirm to the Administrative Agent and Lenders that, based upon their ordinary and customary examination of the affairs of the Borrower, performed in connection with the preparation of such consolidated financial statements, and in accordance with GAAP, they are not aware of the existence of any condition or event which constitutes an Event of Default or Potential Default or, if they are aware of such condition or event, stating the nature thereof.
          8.3.3 Certificate of the Borrower. Concurrently with the financial statements of the Borrower furnished to the Administrative Agent and to the Lenders pursuant to Sections 8.3.1 [Quarterly Financial Statements] and 8.3.2 [Annual Financial Statements], a certificate (each a “Compliance Certificate”) of the Borrower signed by the Chief Executive Officer, President or Chief Financial Officer of the Borrower, in the form of Exhibit 8.3.3.
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               8.3.4.1 Default. Promptly after any officer of any Loan Party has learned of the occurrence of an Event of Default or Potential Default, a certificate signed by an Authorized Officer setting forth the details of such Event of Default or Potential Default and the action which such Loan Party proposes to take with respect thereto.
               8.3.4.2 Litigation. Promptly after the commencement thereof, notice of all actions, suits, proceedings or investigations before or by any Official Body or any other Person against any Loan Party or Subsidiary of any Loan Party which relate to the Collateral, involve a claim or series of claims in excess of $500,000.00 or which if adversely determined would constitute a Material Adverse Change.
               8.3.4.3 Organizational Documents. Within the time limits set forth in Section 8.2.13 [Changes in Organizational Documents], any amendment to the organizational documents of any Loan Party.
               8.3.4.4 Erroneous Financial Information. Immediately in the event that the Borrower or its accountants conclude or advise that any previously issued financial statement, audit report or interim review should no longer be relied upon or that disclosure should be made or action should be taken to prevent future reliance.
               8.3.4.5 ERISA Event. Immediately upon the occurrence of any ERISA Event.
               8.3.4.6 Other Reports. Promptly upon their becoming available to the Borrower:
               (i) Accounts Receivable Agings. Quarterly accounts receivable agings of the Borrower, to be supplied not later than the date on which financial statements are required to be delivered under Section 8.3.1 [Quarterly Financial Statements] or Section 8.3.2 [Annual Financial Statements], as applicable.
               (ii) Annual Budget. The annual budget and any forecasts or projections of the Borrower, to be supplied as soon as practicable upon approval by the Borrower’s Board of Directors, but in any event not later than June 30th of the fiscal year as to which the budget, forecasts or projections relate,
               (iii) Management Letters. Any reports including management letters submitted to the Borrower by independent accountants in connection with any annual, interim or special audit,
               (iv) SEC Reports; Shareholder Communications. Upon request by the Administrative Agent or any Lender, copies of reports, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, registration statements and prospectuses and other shareholder communications, which have been filed by the Borrower with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
               (v) Other Information. Such other reports and information as any of the Lenders may from time to time reasonably request.
9. DEFAULT
     9.1 Events of Default. An Event of Default shall mean the occurrence or existence of any one or more of the following events or conditions (whatever the reason therefor and whether voluntary, involuntary or effected by operation of Law):

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          9.1.1 Payments Under Loan Documents. The Borrower shall fail to pay any principal of any Loan (including, without limitation, scheduled installments, mandatory prepayments or payment due at maturity), Reimbursement Obligation or Letter of Credit or Obligation or any interest on any Loan , Reimbursement Obligation or Letter of Credit Obligation or any other amount owing hereunder or under the other Loan Documents on the date on which such principal, interest or other amount becomes due in accordance with the terms hereof or thereof;
          9.1.2 Breach of Warranty. Any representation or warranty made at any time by any of the Loan Parties herein or by any of the Loan Parties in any other Loan Document, or in any certificate, other instrument or statement furnished pursuant to the provisions hereof or thereof, shall prove to have been false or misleading in any respect which is material (whether material to the representation or warranty itself, taken as a whole, or otherwise material) as of the time it was made or furnished;
          9.1.3 Breach of Negative Covenants or Visitation Rights. Any of the Loan Parties shall default in the observance or performance of any covenant contained in Section 8.1.5 [Visitation Rights] or Section 8.2 [Negative Covenants];
          9.1.4 Breach of Other Covenants. Any of the Loan Parties shall default in the observance or performance of any other covenant, condition or provision hereof or of any other Loan Document, and such default shall continue unremedied for a period of thirty (30) days, or such longer cure period as to which the Administrative Agent may agree in its discretion, but in all cases only to the extent such default, by its nature, is capable of cure during the applicable cure period;
          9.1.5 Defaults in Other Agreements or Indebtedness. A default or event of default shall occur at any time under the terms of any other agreement involving borrowed money or the extension of credit or any other Indebtedness under which any Loan Party or Subsidiary of any Loan Party may be obligated as a borrower or guarantor in excess of $500,000.00 in the aggregate, and such breach, default or event of default consists of the failure to pay (beyond any period of grace permitted with respect thereto, whether waived or not) any Indebtedness when due (whether at stated maturity, by acceleration or otherwise) or if such breach or default permits or causes the acceleration of any Indebtedness (whether or not such right shall have been waived) or the termination of any commitment to lend;
          9.1.6 Final Judgments or Orders. Any final judgments or orders for the payment of money in excess of $225,000.00 in the aggregate shall be entered against any Loan Party or any Subsidiary of a Loan Party by a court having jurisdiction in the premises, which judgment is not discharged, vacated, bonded or stayed pending appeal within a period of forty-five (45) days from the date of entry;
          9.1.7 Loan Document Unenforceable. Any of the Loan Documents shall cease to be legal, valid and binding agreements enforceable against the party executing the same or such party’s successors and assigns (as permitted under the Loan Documents) in accordance with the respective terms thereof or shall in any way be terminated (except in accordance with its terms) or become or be declared ineffective or inoperative or shall in any way be challenged or contested or cease to give or provide the respective Liens, security interests, rights, titles, interests, remedies, powers or privileges intended to be created thereby;

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          9.1.8 Uninsured Losses; Proceedings Against Assets. There shall occur any material uninsured damage to or loss, theft or destruction of any of the Collateral in excess of $250,000.00 or the Collateral or any other of the Loan Parties’ or any of their Subsidiaries’ assets are attached, seized, levied upon or subjected to a writ or distress warrant; or such come within the possession of any receiver, trustee, custodian or assignee for the benefit of creditors and the same is not cured within thirty (30) days thereafter;
          9.1.9 Events Relating to Plans and Benefit Arrangements. (i) An ERISA Event occurs with respect to a Pension Plan or Multiemployer Plan which has resulted or could reasonably be expected to result in liability of Borrower under Title IV of ERISA to the Pension Plan, Multiemployer Plan or the PBGC in an aggregate amount in excess of $250,000.00, which ERISA Event is not cured within thirty (30) days following Borrower’s receipt of notice of same from any Person, or (ii) Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate fails to pay when due, after the expiration of any applicable grace period, any installment payment with respect to its withdrawal liability under Section 4201 of ERISA under a Multiemployer Plan in an aggregate amount in excess of $250,000.00;
          9.1.10 Change of Control. (i) Any person or group of persons (within the meaning of Sections 13(d) or 14(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended) shall have acquired beneficial ownership of (within the meaning of Rule 13d-3 promulgated by the Securities and Exchange Commission under said Act) 50% or more of the voting capital stock of the Borrower; or (ii) within a period of twelve (12) consecutive calendar months, individuals who were directors of the Borrower on the first day of such period shall cease to constitute a majority of the board of directors of the Borrower;
          9.1.11 Relief Proceedings. (i) A Relief Proceeding shall have been instituted against any Loan Party or Subsidiary of a Loan Party and such Relief Proceeding shall remain undismissed or unstayed and in effect for a period of thirty (30) consecutive days or such court shall enter a decree or order granting any of the relief sought in such Relief Proceeding, (ii) any Loan Party or Subsidiary of a Loan Party institutes, or takes any action in furtherance of, a Relief Proceeding, or (iii) any Loan Party or any Subsidiary of a Loan Party ceases to be solvent or admits in writing its inability to pay its debts as they mature.
          9.1.12 Contract Programs. Any Loan Party is disbarred or otherwise determined to be ineligible to enter into any Federal or state contracts, and such disbarment or ineligibility continues for more than five (5) Business Days without being cured by such Loan Party.
     9.2 Consequences of Event of Default.
          9.2.1 Events of Default Other Than Bankruptcy, Insolvency or Reorganization Proceedings. If an Event of Default specified under Sections 9.1.1 through 9.1.10 or 9.1.12 shall occur and be continuing, the Lenders and the Administrative Agent shall be under no further obligation to make Loans and the Issuing Lender shall be under no obligation to issue Letters of Credit and the Administrative Agent may, and upon the request of the Required Lenders, shall (i) by written notice to the Borrower, declare the unpaid principal amount of the Notes then outstanding and all interest accrued thereon, any unpaid fees and all other Indebtedness of the Borrower to the Lenders hereunder and thereunder to be forthwith due and payable, and the same shall thereupon become and be immediately due and payable to the

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Administrative Agent for the benefit of each Lender without presentment, demand, protest or any other notice of any kind, all of which are hereby expressly waived, and (ii) require the Borrower to, and the Borrower shall thereupon, deposit in a non-interest-bearing account with the Administrative Agent, as cash collateral for its Obligations under the Loan Documents, an amount equal to the maximum amount currently or at any time thereafter available to be drawn on all outstanding Letters of Credit, and the Borrower hereby pledges to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders, and grants to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders a security interest in, all such cash as security for such Obligations; and
          9.2.2 Bankruptcy, Insolvency or Reorganization Proceedings. If an Event of Default specified under Section 9.1.11 [Relief Proceedings] shall occur, the Lenders shall be under no further obligations to make Loans hereunder and the Issuing Lender shall be under no obligation to issue Letters of Credit and the unpaid principal amount of the Loans then outstanding and all interest accrued thereon, any unpaid fees and all other Indebtedness of the Borrower to the Lenders hereunder and thereunder shall be immediately due and payable, without presentment, demand, protest or notice of any kind, all of which are hereby expressly waived; and
          9.2.3 Set-off. If an Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing, each Lender, the Issuing Lender, and each of their respective Affiliates and any participant of such Lender or Affiliate which has agreed in writing to be bound by the provisions of Section 5.3 [Sharing of Payments] is hereby authorized at any time and from time to time, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable Law, to set off and apply any and all deposits (general or special, time or demand, provisional or final, in whatever currency) at any time held and other obligations (in whatever currency) at any time owing by such Lender, the Issuing Lender or any such Affiliate or participant to or for the credit or the account of any Loan Party against any and all of the Obligations of such Loan Party now or hereafter existing under this Agreement or any other Loan Document to such Lender, the Issuing Lender, Affiliate or participant, irrespective of whether or not such Lender, Issuing Lender, Affiliate or participant shall have made any demand under this Agreement or any other Loan Document and although such Obligations of the Borrower or such Loan Party may be contingent or unmatured or are owed to a branch or office of such Lender or the Issuing Lender different from the branch or office holding such deposit or obligated on such Indebtedness. The rights of each Lender, the Issuing Lender and their respective Affiliates and participants under this Section are in addition to other rights and remedies (including other rights of setoff) that such Lender, the Issuing Lender or their respective Affiliates and participants may have. Each Lender and the Issuing Lender agrees to notify the Borrower and the Administrative Agent promptly after any such setoff and application; provided that the failure to give such notice shall not affect the validity of such setoff and application; and
          9.2.4 Application of Proceeds. From and after the date on which the Administrative Agent has taken any action pursuant to this Section 9.2 and until all Obligations of the Loan Parties have been paid in full, any and all proceeds received by the Administrative Agent from any sale or other disposition of the Collateral, or any part thereof, or the exercise of any other remedy by the Administrative Agent, shall be applied as follows:
               (i) first, to reimburse the Administrative Agent and the Lenders for out-of-pocket costs, expenses and disbursements, including reasonable attorneys’ and paralegals’

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fees and legal expenses, incurred by the Administrative Agent or the Lenders in connection with realizing on the Collateral or collection of any Obligations of any of the Loan Parties under any of the Loan Documents, including advances made by the Lenders or any one of them or the Administrative Agent for the reasonable maintenance, preservation, protection or enforcement of, or realization upon, the Collateral, including advances for taxes, insurance, repairs and the like and reasonable expenses incurred to sell or otherwise realize on, or prepare for sale or other realization on, any of the Collateral;
               (ii) second, to the repayment of all Obligations then due and unpaid of the Loan Parties to the Lenders or their Affiliates incurred under this Agreement or any of the other Loan Documents or agreements evidencing Lender Provided Financial Services Obligations, whether of principal, interest, fees, expenses or otherwise and to cash collateralize the Letter of Credit Obligations, in such manner as the Administrative Agent may determine in its discretion; and
               (iii) the balance, if any, as required by Law.
10. THE ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT
     10.1 Appointment and Authority. Each of the Lenders and the Issuing Lender hereby irrevocably appoints PNC Bank to act on its behalf as the Administrative Agent hereunder and under the other Loan Documents and authorizes the Administrative Agent to take such actions on its behalf and to exercise such powers as are delegated to the Administrative Agent by the terms hereof or thereof, together with such actions and powers as are reasonably incidental thereto. The provisions of this Section 10 are solely for the benefit of the Administrative Agent, the Lenders and the Issuing Lender, and neither the Borrower nor any other Loan Party shall have rights as a third party beneficiary of any of such provisions.
     10.2 Rights as a Lender. The Person serving as the Administrative Agent hereunder shall have the same rights and powers in its capacity as a Lender as any other Lender and may exercise the same as though it were not the Administrative Agent and the term “Lender” or “Lenders” shall, unless otherwise expressly indicated or unless the context otherwise requires, include the Person serving as the Administrative Agent hereunder in its individual capacity. Such Person and its Affiliates may accept deposits from, lend money to, act as the financial advisor or in any other advisory capacity for and generally engage in any kind of business with the Borrower or any Subsidiary or other Affiliate thereof as if such Person were not the Administrative Agent hereunder and without any duty to account therefor to the Lenders.
     10.3 Exculpatory Provisions. The Administrative Agent shall not have any duties or obligations except those expressly set forth herein and in the other Loan Documents. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Administrative Agent:
          (a) shall not be subject to any fiduciary or other implied duties, regardless of whether a Potential Default or Event of Default has occurred and is continuing;
          (b) shall not have any duty to take any discretionary action or exercise any discretionary powers, except discretionary rights and powers expressly contemplated hereby or by the other Loan Documents that the Administrative Agent is required to exercise as directed in writing by the Required Lenders (or such other number or percentage of the Lenders as shall be expressly provided for herein or in the other Loan Documents); provided that the Administrative Agent shall not be required to take any action that, in its opinion or the opinion of its counsel,

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may expose the Administrative Agent to liability or that is contrary to any Loan Document or applicable Law; and
          (c) shall not, except as expressly set forth herein and in the other Loan Documents, have any duty to disclose, and shall not be liable for the failure to disclose, any information relating to the Borrower or any of its Affiliates that is communicated to or obtained by the Person serving as the Administrative Agent or any of its Affiliates in any capacity.
          The Administrative Agent shall not be liable for any action taken or not taken by it (i) with the consent or at the request of the Required Lenders (or such other number or percentage of the Lenders as shall be necessary, or as the Administrative Agent shall believe in good faith shall be necessary, under the circumstances as provided in Sections 11.1 [Modifications, Amendments or Waivers] and 9.2 [Consequences of Event of Default]) or (ii) in the absence of its own gross negligence or willful misconduct. The Administrative Agent shall be deemed not to have knowledge of any Potential Default or Event of Default unless and until notice describing such Potential Default or Event of Default is given to the Administrative Agent by the Borrower, a Lender or the Issuing Lender.
          The Administrative Agent shall not be responsible for or have any duty to ascertain or inquire into (i) any statement, warranty or representation made in or in connection with this Agreement or any other Loan Document, (ii) the contents of any certificate, report or other document delivered hereunder or thereunder or in connection herewith or therewith, (iii) the performance or observance of any of the covenants, agreements or other terms or conditions set forth herein or therein or the occurrence of any Potential Default or Event of Default, (iv) the validity, enforceability, effectiveness or genuineness of this Agreement, any other Loan Document or any other agreement, instrument or document or (v) the satisfaction of any condition set forth in Section 7 [Conditions of Lending and Issuance of Letters of Credit] or elsewhere herein, other than to confirm receipt of items expressly required to be delivered to the Administrative Agent.
     10.4 Reliance by Administrative Agent. The Administrative Agent shall be entitled to rely upon, and shall not incur any liability for relying upon, any notice, request, certificate, consent, statement, instrument, document or other writing (including any electronic message, Internet or intranet website posting or other distribution) believed by it to be genuine and to have been signed, sent or otherwise authenticated by the proper Person. The Administrative Agent also may rely upon any statement made to it orally or by telephone and believed by it to have been made by the proper Person, and shall not incur any liability for relying thereon. In determining compliance with any condition hereunder to the making of a Loan, or the issuance of a Letter of Credit, that by its terms must be fulfilled to the satisfaction of a Lender or the Issuing Lender, the Administrative Agent may presume that such condition is satisfactory to such Lender or the Issuing Lender unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice to the contrary from such Lender or the Issuing Lender prior to the making of such Loan or the issuance of such Letter of Credit. The Administrative Agent may consult with legal counsel (who may be counsel for the Borrower), independent accountants and other experts selected by it, and shall not be liable for any action taken or not taken by it in accordance with the advice of any such counsel, accountants or experts.
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through any one or more sub-agents appointed by the Administrative Agent. The Administrative Agent and any such sub-agent may perform any and all of its duties and exercise its rights and powers by or through their respective Related Parties. The exculpatory provisions of this Section 10 shall apply to any such sub-agent and to the Related Parties of the Administrative Agent and any such sub-agent, and shall apply to their respective activities in connection with the syndication of the credit facilities provided for herein as well as activities as Administrative Agent.
     10.6 Resignation of Administrative Agent. The Administrative Agent may at any time give notice of its resignation to the Lenders, the Issuing Lender and the Borrower. Upon receipt of any such notice of resignation, the Required Lenders shall have the right, with approval from the Borrower (so long as no Event of Default has occurred and is continuing), to appoint a successor, such approval not to be unreasonably withheld or delayed. If no such successor shall have been so appointed by the Required Lenders and shall have accepted such appointment within thirty (30) days after the retiring Administrative Agent gives notice of its resignation, then the retiring Administrative Agent may on behalf of the Lenders and the Issuing Lender, appoint a successor Administrative Agent meeting the qualifications set forth above; provided that if the Administrative Agent shall notify the Borrower and the Lenders that no qualifying Person has accepted such appointment, then such resignation shall nonetheless become effective in accordance with such notice and (i) the retiring Administrative Agent shall be discharged from its duties and obligations hereunder and under the other Loan Documents (except that in the case of any collateral security held by the Administrative Agent on behalf of the Lenders or the Issuing Lender under any of the Loan Documents, the retiring Administrative Agent shall continue to hold such collateral security until such time as a successor Administrative Agent is appointed) and (ii) all payments, communications and determinations provided to be made by, to or through the Administrative Agent shall instead be made by or to each Lender and the Issuing Lender directly, until such time as the Required Lenders appoint a successor Administrative Agent as provided for above in this Section 10.6. Upon the acceptance of a successor’s appointment as Administrative Agent hereunder, such successor shall succeed to and become vested with all of the rights, powers, privileges and duties of the retiring (or retired) Administrative Agent, and the retiring Administrative Agent shall be discharged from all of its duties and obligations hereunder or under the other Loan Documents (if not already discharged therefrom as provided above in this Section). The fees payable by the Borrower to a successor Administrative Agent shall be the same as those payable to its predecessor unless otherwise agreed between the Borrower and such successor. After the retiring Administrative Agent’s resignation hereunder and under the other Loan Documents, the provisions of this Section 10 and Section 11.3 [Expenses; Indemnity; Damage Waiver] shall continue in effect for the benefit of such retiring Administrative Agent, its sub-agents and their respective Related Parties in respect of any actions taken or omitted to be taken by any of them while the retiring Administrative Agent was acting as Administrative Agent.
     If PNC Bank resigns as Administrative Agent under this Section 10.6, PNC Bank shall also resign as an Issuing Lender. Upon the appointment of a successor Administrative Agent hereunder, such successor shall (i) succeed to all of the rights, powers, privileges and duties of PNC Bank as the retiring Issuing Lender and Administrative Agent and PNC Bank shall be discharged from all of its respective duties and obligations as Issuing Lender and Administrative Agent under the Loan Documents, and (ii) issue letters of credit in substitution for the Letters of

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Credit issued by PNC Bank, if any, outstanding at the time of such succession or make other arrangement satisfactory to PNC Bank to effectively assume the obligations of PNC Bank with respect to such Letters of Credit.
     10.7 Non-Reliance on Administrative Agent and Other Lenders. Each Lender and the Issuing Lender acknowledges that it has, independently and without reliance upon the Administrative Agent or any other Lender or any of their Related Parties and based on such documents and information as it has deemed appropriate, made its own credit analysis and decision to enter into this Agreement. Each Lender and the Issuing Lender also acknowledges that it will, independently and without reliance upon the Administrative Agent or any other Lender or any of their Related Parties and based on such documents and information as it shall from time to time deem appropriate, continue to make its own decisions in taking or not taking action under or based upon this Agreement, any other Loan Document or any related agreement or any document furnished hereunder or thereunder.
     10.8 No Other Duties, etc. Anything herein to the contrary notwithstanding, PNC Capital Markets, LLC, the arranger listed on the cover page hereof, shall not have any powers, duties or responsibilities under this Agreement or any of the other Loan Documents, except in its capacity, if applicable and expressly identified as such, as the Administrative Agent, a Lender or the Issuing Lender hereunder.
     10.9 Administrative Agent’s Fee. The Borrower shall pay to the Administrative Agent a nonrefundable fee (the “Administrative Agent’s Fee”) under the terms of a letter (the “Administrative Agent’s Letter”) between the Borrower and Administrative Agent, dated as of May 14, 2008, as amended from time to time.
     10.10 Authorization to Release Collateral and Guarantors. The Lenders and Issuing Lenders authorize the Administrative Agent to release (i) any Collateral consisting of assets or equity interests sold or otherwise disposed of in a sale or other disposition or transfer permitted under Section 8.2.7 [Disposition of Assets or Subsidiaries] or 8.2.6 [Liquidations, Mergers, Consolidations, Acquisitions], and (ii) any Guarantor from its obligations under the Guaranty Agreement if the ownership interests in such Guarantor are sold or otherwise disposed of or transferred to persons other than Loan Parties or Subsidiaries of the Loan Parties in a transaction permitted under Section 8.2.7 [Disposition of Assets or Subsidiaries] or 8.2.6 [Liquidations, Mergers, Consolidations, Acquisitions].
     10.11 No Reliance on Administrative Agent’s Customer Identification Program. Each Lender acknowledges and agrees that neither such Lender, nor any of its Affiliates, participants or assignees, may rely on the Administrative Agent to carry out such Lender’s, Affiliate’s, participant’s or assignee’s customer identification program, or other obligations required or imposed under or pursuant to the USA Patriot Act or the regulations thereunder, including the regulations contained in 31 CFR 103.121 (as hereafter amended or replaced, the CIP Regulations”), or any other Anti-Terrorism Law, including any programs involving any of the following items relating to or in connection with any of the Loan Parties, their Affiliates or their agents, the Loan Documents or the transactions hereunder or contemplated hereby: (i) any identity verification procedures, (ii) any recordkeeping, (iii) comparisons with government lists, (iv) customer notices or (v) other procedures required under the CIP Regulations or such other Laws.

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11. MISCELLANEOUS
     11.1 Modifications, Amendments or Waivers. With the written consent of the Required Lenders, the Administrative Agent, acting on behalf of all the Lenders, and the Borrower, on behalf of the Loan Parties, may from time to time enter into written agreements amending or changing any provision of this Agreement or any other Loan Document or the rights of the Lenders or the Loan Parties hereunder or thereunder, or may grant written waivers or consents hereunder or thereunder. Any such agreement, waiver or consent made with such written consent shall be effective to bind all the Lenders and the Loan Parties; provided, that no such agreement, waiver or consent may be made which will:
          11.1.1 Increase of Commitment. Increase the amount of the Revolving Credit Commitment or Term Loan Commitment of any Lender hereunder without the consent of such Lender;
          11.1.2 Extension of Payment; Reduction of Principal Interest or Fees; Modification of Terms of Payment. Whether or not any Loans are outstanding, extend the Expiration Date or the time for payment of principal or interest of any Loan (excluding the due date of any mandatory prepayment of a Loan), the Commitment Fee or any other fee payable to any Lender, or reduce the principal amount of or the rate of interest borne by any Loan or reduce the Commitment Fee or any other fee payable to any Lender, the Commitment Fee or any other fee payable to any Lender, without the consent of each Lender directly affected thereby;
          11.1.3 Release of Collateral or Guarantor. Except for sales of assets permitted by Section 8.2.7 [Disposition of Assets or Subsidiaries], release all or substantially all of the Collateral or any Guarantor from its Obligations under the Guaranty Agreement without the consent of all Complying Lenders; or
          11.1.4 Miscellaneous. Amend Section 5.2 [Pro Rata Treatment of Lenders], 10.3 [Exculpatory Provisions, Etc.] or 5.3 [Sharing of Payments by Lenders] or this Section 11.1, alter any provision regarding the pro rata treatment of the Lenders or requiring all Lenders to authorize the taking of any action or reduce any percentage specified in the definition of Required Lenders, in each case without the consent of all of the Complying Lenders;
provided that no agreement, waiver or consent which would modify the interests, rights or obligations of the Administrative Agent or the Issuing Lender without the written consent of such Administrative Agent or Issuing Lender, as applicable, and provided, further that, if in connection with any proposed waiver, amendment or modification referred to in Sections 11.1.1 through 11.1.4 above, the consent of the Required Lenders is obtained but the consent of one or more of such other Lenders whose consent is required is not obtained (each a Non-Consenting Lender”), then the Borrower shall have the right to replace any such Non-Consenting Lender with one or more replacement Lenders pursuant to Section 5.6.2 [Replacement of a Lender].
     11.2 No Implied Waivers; Cumulative Remedies. No course of dealing and no delay or failure of the Administrative Agent or any Lender in exercising any right, power, remedy or privilege under this Agreement or any other Loan Document shall affect any other or future exercise thereof or operate as a waiver thereof, nor shall any single or partial exercise thereof preclude any further exercise thereof or of any other right, power, remedy or privilege. The rights and remedies of the Administrative Agent and the Lenders under this Agreement

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and any other Loan Documents are cumulative and not exclusive of any rights or remedies which they would otherwise have.
     11.3 Expenses; Indemnity; Damage Waiver.
          11.3.1 Costs and Expenses. The Borrower shall pay (i) all reasonable out-of-pocket expenses incurred by the Administrative Agent and its Affiliates (including the reasonable fees, charges and disbursements of counsel for the Administrative Agent), and shall pay all reasonable fees and time charges and disbursements for attorneys who may be employees of the Administrative Agent, in connection with the syndication of the credit facilities provided for herein, the preparation, negotiation, execution, delivery and administration of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents or any amendments, modifications or waivers of the provisions hereof or thereof (whether or not the transactions contemplated hereby or thereby shall be consummated), (ii) all reasonable out-of-pocket expenses incurred by the Issuing Lender in connection with the issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of any Letter of Credit or any demand for payment thereunder, (iii) all out-of-pocket expenses incurred by the Administrative Agent, any Lender or the Issuing Lender (including the reasonable fees, charges and disbursements of any counsel for the Administrative Agent, any Lender or the Issuing Lender), and shall pay all fees and time charges for attorneys who may be employees of the Administrative Agent, any Lender or the Issuing Lender, in connection with the enforcement or protection of its rights (A) in connection with this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, including its rights under this Section, or (B) in connection with the Loans made or Letters of Credit issued hereunder, including all such out-of-pocket expenses incurred during any workout, restructuring or negotiations in respect of such Loans or Letters of Credit, and (iv) all reasonable out-of-pocket expenses of the Administrative Agent’s regular employees and agents engaged periodically to perform audits of the Loan Parties’ books, records and business properties or inspections or field exams of the Loan Parties’ Collateral pursuant to Section 8.1.5 [Visitation Rights; Field Exams].
          11.3.2 Indemnification by the Borrower. The Borrower shall indemnify the Administrative Agent (and any sub-agent thereof), each Lender and the Issuing Lender, and each Related Party of any of the foregoing Persons (each such Person being called an “Indemnitee”) against, and hold each Indemnitee harmless from, any and all losses, claims, damages, liabilities and related expenses (including the fees, charges and disbursements of any counsel for any Indemnitee), and shall indemnify and hold harmless each Indemnitee from all fees and time charges and disbursements for attorneys who may be employees of any Indemnitee, incurred by any Indemnitee or asserted against any Indemnitee by any third party or by the Borrower or any other Loan Party arising out of, in connection with, or as a result of (i) the execution or delivery of this Agreement, any other Loan Document or any agreement or instrument contemplated hereby or thereby, the performance by the parties hereto of their respective obligations hereunder or thereunder or the consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby or thereby, (ii) any Loan or Letter of Credit or the use or proposed use of the proceeds therefrom (including any refusal by the Issuing Lender to honor a demand for payment under a Letter of Credit if the documents presented in connection with such demand do not strictly comply with the terms of such Letter of Credit), (iii) breach of representations, warranties or covenants of the Borrower under the Loan Documents, or (iv) any actual or prospective claim, litigation, investigation or proceeding relating to any of the foregoing, including any such items or losses relating to or arising under Environmental Laws or pertaining

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to environmental matters, whether based on contract, tort or any other theory, whether brought by a third party or by the Borrower or any other Loan Party, and regardless of whether any Indemnitee is a party thereto; provided that such indemnity shall not, as to any Indemnitee, be available to the extent that such losses, claims, damages, liabilities or related expenses (x) are determined by a court of competent jurisdiction by final and nonappealable judgment to have resulted from the gross negligence or willful misconduct of such Indemnitee or (y) result from a claim brought by the Borrower or any other Loan Party against an Indemnitee for breach in bad faith of such Indemnitee’s obligations hereunder or under any other Loan Document, if the Borrower or such Loan Party has obtained a final and nonappealable judgment in its favor on such claim as determined by a court of competent jurisdiction.
          11.3.3 Reimbursement by Lenders. To the extent that the Borrower for any reason fails to indefeasibly pay any amount required under Sections 11.3.1 [Costs and Expenses] or 11.3.2 [Indemnification by the Borrower] to be paid by it to the Administrative Agent (or any sub-agent thereof), the Issuing Lender or any Related Party of any of the foregoing, each Lender severally agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent (or any such sub-agent), the Issuing Lender or such Related Party, as the case may be, such Lender’s Ratable Share (determined as of the time that the applicable unreimbursed expense or indemnity payment is sought) of such unpaid amount, provided that the unreimbursed expense or indemnified loss, claim, damage, liability or related expense, as the case may be, was incurred by or asserted against the Administrative Agent (or any such sub-agent) or the Issuing Lender in its capacity as such, or against any Related Party of any of the foregoing acting for the Administrative Agent (or any such sub-agent) or Issuing Lender in connection with such capacity.
          11.3.4 Waiver of Consequential Damages, Etc. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable Law, the Borrower shall not assert, and hereby waives, any claim against any Indemnitee, on any theory of liability, for special, indirect, consequential or punitive damages (as opposed to direct or actual damages) arising out of, in connection with, or as a result of, this Agreement, any other Loan Document or any agreement or instrument contemplated hereby, the transactions contemplated hereby or thereby, any Loan or Letter of Credit or the use of the proceeds thereof. No Indemnitee referred to in Section 11.3.2 [Indemnification by Borrower] shall be liable for any damages arising from the use by unintended recipients of any information or other materials distributed by it through telecommunications, electronic or other information transmission systems in connection with this Agreement or the other Loan Documents or the transactions contemplated hereby or thereby.
          11.3.5 Payments. All amounts due under this Section shall be payable not later than ten (10) days after demand therefor.
     11.4 Holidays. Whenever payment of a Loan to be made or taken hereunder shall be due on a day which is not a Business Day such payment shall be due on the next Business Day (except as provided in Section 4.2 [Interest Periods]) and such extension of time shall be included in computing interest and fees, except that the Loans shall be due on the Business Day preceding the Expiration Date if the Expiration Date is not a Business Day. Whenever any payment or action to be made or taken hereunder (other than payment of the Loans) shall be stated to be due on a day which is not a Business Day, such payment or action shall be made or taken on the next following Business Day, and such extension of time shall not be included in computing interest or fees, if any, in connection with such payment or action.

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     11.5 Notices; Effectiveness; Electronic Communication.
          11.5.1 Notices Generally. Except in the case of notices and other communications expressly permitted to be given by telephone (and except as provided in Section 11.5.2 [Electronic Communications]), all notices and other communications provided for herein shall be in writing and shall be delivered by hand or overnight courier service, mailed by certified or registered mail or sent by telecopier (i) if to a Lender, to it at its address set forth in its administrative questionnaire, or (ii) if to any other Person, to it at its address set forth on Schedule 1.1(B).
               Notices sent by hand or overnight courier service, or mailed by certified or registered mail, shall be deemed to have been given when received; notices sent by telecopier shall be deemed to have been given when sent (except that, if not given during normal business hours for the recipient, shall be deemed to have been given at the opening of business on the next Business Day for the recipient). Notices delivered through electronic communications to the extent provided in Section 11.5.2 [Electronic Communications], shall be effective as provided in such Section.
          11.5.2 Electronic Communications. Notices and other communications to the Lenders and the Issuing Lender hereunder may be delivered or furnished by electronic communication (including e-mail and Internet or intranet websites) pursuant to procedures approved by the Administrative Agent; provided that the foregoing shall not apply to notices to any Lender or the Issuing Lender if such Lender or the Issuing Lender, as applicable, has notified the Administrative Agent that it is incapable of receiving notices under such Article by electronic communication. The Administrative Agent or the Borrower may, in its discretion, agree to accept notices and other communications to it hereunder by electronic communications pursuant to procedures approved by it; provided that approval of such procedures may be limited to particular notices or communications. Unless the Administrative Agent otherwise prescribes, (i) notices and other communications sent to an e-mail address shall be deemed received upon the sender’s receipt of an acknowledgement from the intended recipient (such as by the “return receipt requested” function, as available, return e-mail or other written acknowledgement); provided that if such notice or other communication is not sent during the normal business hours of the recipient, such notice or communication shall be deemed to have been sent at the opening of business on the next Business Day for the recipient, and (ii) notices or communications posted to an Internet or intranet website shall be deemed received upon the deemed receipt by the intended recipient at its e-mail address as described in the foregoing clause (i) of notification that such notice or communication is available and identifying the website address therefor.
          11.5.3 Change of Address, Etc. Any party hereto may change its address or telecopier number for notices and other communications hereunder by notice to the other parties hereto.
     11.6 Severability. The provisions of this Agreement are intended to be severable. If any provision of this Agreement shall be held invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part in any jurisdiction, such provision shall, as to such jurisdiction, be ineffective to the extent of such invalidity or unenforceability without in any manner affecting the validity or enforceability thereof in any other jurisdiction or the remaining provisions hereof in any jurisdiction.

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     11.7 Duration; Survival. All representations and warranties of the Loan Parties contained herein or made in connection herewith, as to specific dates or periods of time, shall survive the execution and delivery of this Agreement, the completion of the transactions hereunder and Payment In Full. All covenants and agreements of the Borrower contained herein relating to the payment of principal, interest, premiums, additional compensation or expenses and indemnification, including those set forth in the Notes, Section 5 [Payments] and Section 11.3 [Expenses; Indemnity; Damage Waiver], shall survive Payment in Full. All other covenants and agreements of the Loan Parties shall continue in full force and effect from and after the date hereof and until Payment in Full.
     11.8 Successors and Assigns.
          11.8.1 Successors and Assigns Generally. The provisions of this Agreement shall be binding upon, and inure to the benefit of, the parties hereto and their respective successors and assigns permitted hereby, except that neither the Borrower nor any other Loan Party may assign or otherwise transfer any of its rights or obligations hereunder without the prior written consent of the Administrative Agent and each Lender and no Lender may assign or otherwise transfer any of its rights or obligations hereunder except (i) to an assignee in accordance with the provisions of Section 11.8.2 [Assignments by Lenders], (ii) by way of participation in accordance with the provisions of Section 11.8.4 [Participations], or (iii) by way of pledge or assignment of a security interest subject to the restrictions of Section 11.8.6 [Certain Pledges; Successors and Assigns Generally] (and any other attempted assignment or transfer by any party hereto shall be null and void). Nothing in this Agreement, expressed or implied, shall be construed to confer upon any Person (other than the parties hereto, their respective successors and assigns permitted hereby, Participants to the extent provided in Section 11.8.4 [Participations] and, to the extent expressly contemplated hereby, the Related Parties of each of the Administrative Agent and the Lenders) any legal or equitable right, remedy or claim under or by reason of this Agreement.
          11.8.2 Assignments by Lenders. Any Lender may at any time assign to one or more assignees all or a portion of its rights and obligations under this Agreement (including all or a portion of its Commitment and the Loans at the time owing to it); provided that any such assignment shall be subject to the following conditions:
               (i) Minimum Amounts.
                         (A) in the case of an assignment of the entire remaining amount of the assigning Lender’s Commitment and the Loans at the time owing to it or in the case of an assignment to a Lender, an Affiliate of a Lender or an Approved Fund, no minimum amount need be assigned; and
                         (B) in any case not described in clause (i)(A) of this Section 11.8.2, the aggregate amount of the Commitment (which for this purpose includes Loans outstanding thereunder) or, if the applicable Commitment is not then in effect, the principal outstanding balance of the Loans of the assigning Lender subject to each such assignment (determined as of the date the Assignment and Assumption Agreement with respect to such assignment is delivered to the Administrative Agent or, if “Trade Date” is specified in the Assignment and Assumption Agreement, as of the Trade Date) shall not be less than $5,000,000.00 in Commitment and Loans in the aggregate, unless each of the Administrative

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Agent and, so long as no Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, the Borrower otherwise consents (each such consent not to be unreasonably withheld or delayed).
               (ii) Proportionate Amounts. Each partial assignment shall be made as an assignment of a proportionate part of all the assigning Lender’s rights and obligations under this Agreement with respect to the Loan or the Commitment assigned.
               (iii) Required Consents. No consent shall be required for any assignment except for the consent of the Administrative Agent (which shall not be unreasonably withheld or delayed) and:
                         (A) the consent of the Borrower (such consent not to be unreasonably withheld or delayed) shall be required under the circumstances described in Section 11.8.2(i)(B) above, and in other circumstances the consent of the Borrower (such consent not to be unreasonably withheld or delayed) shall be required unless (x) an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing at the time of such assignment or (y) such assignment is to a Lender, an Affiliate of a Lender or an Approved Fund;
                         (B) the consent of the Issuing Lender (such consent not to be unreasonably withheld or delayed) shall be required for any assignment that increases the obligation of the assignee to participate in exposure under one or more Letters of Credit (whether or not then outstanding).
               (iv) Assignment and Assumption Agreement. The parties to each assignment shall execute and deliver to the Administrative Agent and the Borrower an Assignment and Assumption Agreement, together with a processing and recordation fee of $3,500.00, and the assignee, if it is not a Lender, shall deliver to the Administrative Agent an administrative questionnaire provided by the Administrative Agent.
               (v) No Assignment to Borrower. No such assignment shall be made to the Borrower or any of the Borrower’s Affiliates or Subsidiaries.
               (vi) No Assignment to Natural Persons. No such assignment shall be made to a natural person.
Subject to acceptance and recording thereof by the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 11.8.3 [Register], from and after the effective date specified in each Assignment and Assumption Agreement, the assignee thereunder shall be a party to this Agreement and, to the extent of the interest assigned by such Assignment and Assumption Agreement, have the rights and obligations of a Lender under this Agreement, and the assigning Lender thereunder shall, to the extent of the interest assigned by such Assignment and Assumption Agreement, be released from its obligations under this Agreement (and, in the case of an Assignment and Assumption Agreement covering all of the assigning Lender’s rights and obligations under this Agreement, such Lender shall cease to be a party hereto) but shall continue to be entitled to the benefits of Sections 4.4 [LIBOR Rate Unascertainable, etc.], 5.8 [Increased Costs], and 11.3 [Expenses, Indemnity; Damage Waiver] with respect to facts and circumstances occurring prior to the effective date of such assignment. Any assignment or transfer by a Lender of rights or obligations under this Agreement that does not comply with this Section 11.8.2 shall be treated for purposes of this Agreement as a sale by such Lender of a participation in such rights and obligations in accordance with Section 11.8.4 [Participations].

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          11.8.3 Register. The Administrative Agent, acting solely for this purpose as an agent of the Borrower, shall maintain a record of the names and addresses of the Lenders, and the Commitments of, and principal amounts of the Loans owing to, each Lender pursuant to the terms hereof from time to time. Such register shall be conclusive, and the Borrower, the Administrative Agent and the Lenders may treat each Person whose name is in such register pursuant to the terms hereof as a Lender hereunder for all purposes of this Agreement, notwithstanding notice to the contrary. Such register shall be available for inspection by the Borrower and any Lender, at any reasonable time and from time to time upon reasonable prior notice.
          11.8.4 Participations. Any Lender may at any time, without the consent of, or notice to, the Borrower or the Administrative Agent, sell participations to any Person (other than a natural person or the Borrower or any of the Borrower’s Affiliates or Subsidiaries) (each, a “Participant”) in all or a portion of such Lender’s rights and/or obligations under this Agreement (including all or a portion of its Commitment and/or the Loans owing to it); provided that (i) such Lender’s obligations under this Agreement shall remain unchanged, (ii) such Lender shall remain solely responsible to the other parties hereto for the performance of such obligations and (iii) the Borrower, the Administrative Agent and the Lenders, Issuing Lender shall continue to deal solely and directly with such Lender in connection with such Lender’s rights and obligations under this Agreement.
               Any agreement or instrument pursuant to which a Lender sells such a participation shall provide that such Lender shall retain the sole right to enforce this Agreement and to approve any amendment, modification or waiver of any provision of this Agreement; provided that such agreement or instrument may provide that such Lender will not, without the consent of the Participant, agree to any amendment, modification or waiver with respect to Sections 11.1.1 [Increase of Commitment, Etc.], 11.1.2 [Extension of Payment, Etc.], or 11.1.3 [Release of Collateral or Guarantor]). Subject to Section 11.8.5 [Limitations upon Participant Rights Successors and Assigns Generally], the Borrower agrees that each Participant shall be entitled to the benefits of Sections 4.4 [LIBOR Rate Unascertainable; Illegality; Increased Costs; Deposits Not Available] and 5.8 [Increased Costs; Indemnity] to the same extent as if it were a Lender and had acquired its interest by assignment pursuant to Section 11.8.2 [Assignments by Lenders]. To the extent permitted by Law, each Participant also shall be entitled to the benefits of Section 9.2.3 [Set-off] as though it were a Lender; provided such Participant agrees to be subject to Section 5.3 [Sharing of Payments by Lenders] as though it were a Lender.
          11.8.5 Limitations upon Participant Rights Successors and Assigns Generally. A Participant shall not be entitled to receive any greater payment under Sections 5.8 [Increased Costs], 5.9 [Taxes] or 11.3 [ Expenses; Indemnity; Damage Waiver] than the applicable Lender would have been entitled to receive with respect to the participation sold to such Participant, unless the sale of the participation to such Participant is made with the Borrower’s prior written consent. A Participant that would be a Foreign Lender if it were a Lender shall not be entitled to the benefits of Section 5.9 [Taxes] unless the Borrower is notified of the participation sold to such Participant and such Participant agrees, for the benefit of the Borrower, to comply with Section 5.9.5 [Status of Lenders] as though it were a Lender.
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Agreement to secure obligations of such Lender, including any pledge or assignment to secure obligations to a Federal Reserve Bank; provided that no such pledge or assignment shall release such Lender from any of its obligations hereunder or substitute any such pledgee or assignee for such Lender as a party hereto.
     11.9 Confidentiality.
          11.9.1 General. Each of the Administrative Agent, the Lenders and the Issuing Lender agrees to maintain the confidentiality of the Information, except that Information may be disclosed (i) to its Affiliates and to its and its Affiliates’ respective partners, directors, officers, employees, agents, advisors and other representatives (it being understood that the Persons to whom such disclosure is made will be informed of the confidential nature of such Information and instructed to keep such Information confidential subject to the terms of this Section 11.9.1), (ii) to the extent requested by any regulatory authority purporting to have jurisdiction over it (including any self-regulatory authority, such as the National Association of Insurance Commissioners), (iii) to the extent required by applicable Laws or regulations or by any subpoena or similar legal process, (iv) to any other party hereto, (v) in connection with the exercise of any remedies hereunder or under any other Loan Document or any action or proceeding relating to this Agreement or any other Loan Document or the enforcement of rights hereunder or thereunder, (vi) subject to an agreement containing provisions substantially the same as those of this Section, to (A) any assignee of or Participant in, or any prospective assignee of or Participant in, any of its rights or obligations under this Agreement or (B) any actual or prospective counterparty (or its advisors) to any swap or derivative transaction relating to the Borrower and its obligations, (vii) with the consent of the Borrower or (viii) to the extent such Information (Y) becomes publicly available other than as a result of a breach of this Section or (Z) becomes available to the Administrative Agent, any Lender, the Issuing Lender or any of their respective Affiliates on a nonconfidential basis from a source other than the Borrower or the other Loan Parties and not through a breach of this Section 11.9.1 by the Administrative Agent, a Lender or the Issuing Lender. Any Person required to maintain the confidentiality of Information as provided in this Section shall be considered to have complied with its obligation to do so if such Person has exercised the same degree of care to maintain the confidentiality of such Information as such Person would accord to its own confidential information. The provisions of this Section 11.9.1 shall survive for one (1) year after the payment in full of the Obligations.
          11.9.2 Sharing Information With Affiliates of the Lenders. Each Loan Party acknowledges that from time to time financial advisory, investment banking and other services may be offered or provided to the Borrower or one or more of its Affiliates (in connection with this Agreement or otherwise) by any Lender or by one or more Subsidiaries or Affiliates of such Lender and each of the Loan Parties hereby authorizes each Lender to share any information delivered to such Lender by such Loan Party and its Subsidiaries pursuant to this Agreement to any such Subsidiary or Affiliate subject to the provisions of Section 11.9.1 [General].
     11.10 Counterparts; Integration; Effectiveness.
          11.10.1 Counterparts; Integration; Effectiveness. This Agreement may be executed in counterparts (and by different parties hereto in different counterparts), each of which shall constitute an original, but all of which when taken together shall constitute a single

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contract. This Agreement and the other Loan Documents, and any separate letter agreements with respect to fees payable to the Administrative Agent, constitute the entire contract among the parties relating to the subject matter hereof and supersede any and all previous agreements and understandings, oral or written, relating to the subject matter hereof including any prior confidentiality agreements and commitments. Except as provided in Section 7 [Conditions Of Lending And Issuance Of Letters Of Credit], this Agreement shall become effective when it shall have been executed by the Administrative Agent and when the Administrative Agent shall have received counterparts hereof that, when taken together, bear the signatures of each of the other parties hereto. Delivery of an executed counterpart of a signature page of this Agreement by telecopy shall be effective as delivery of a manually executed counterpart of this Agreement.
     11.11 CHOICE OF LAW; SUBMISSION TO JURISDICTION; WAIVER OF VENUE; SERVICE OF PROCESS; WAIVER OF JURY TRIAL.
          11.11.1 Governing Law. This Agreement shall be deemed to be a contract under the Laws of the State of New Jersey without regard to its conflict of laws principles. Each standby Letter of Credit issued under this Agreement shall be subject either to the rules of the Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits, as most recently published by the International Chamber of Commerce (the “ICC”) at the time of issuance (“UCP”) or the rules of the International Standby Practices (ICC Publication Number 590) (“ISP98”), as determined by the Issuing Lender, and each trade Letter of Credit shall be subject to UCP, and in each case to the extent not inconsistent therewith, the Laws of the State of New Jersey without regard to is conflict of laws principles.
          11.11.2 SUBMISSION TO JURISDICTION. THE BORROWER AND EACH OTHER LOAN PARTY IRREVOCABLY AND UNCONDITIONALLY SUBMITS, FOR ITSELF AND ITS PROPERTY, TO THE NONEXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OF THE COURTS OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY AND OF THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT OF THE DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY, AND ANY APPELLATE COURT FROM ANY THEREOF, IN ANY ACTION OR PROCEEDING ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR ANY OTHER LOAN DOCUMENT, OR FOR RECOGNITION OR ENFORCEMENT OF ANY JUDGMENT, AND EACH OF THE PARTIES HERETO IRREVOCABLY AND UNCONDITIONALLY AGREES THAT ALL CLAIMS IN RESPECT OF ANY SUCH ACTION OR PROCEEDING MAY BE HEARD AND DETERMINED IN SUCH STATE COURT OR, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN SUCH FEDERAL COURT. EACH OF THE PARTIES HERETO AGREES THAT A FINAL JUDGMENT IN ANY SUCH ACTION OR PROCEEDING SHALL BE CONCLUSIVE AND MAY BE ENFORCED IN OTHER JURISDICTIONS BY SUIT ON THE JUDGMENT OR IN ANY OTHER MANNER PROVIDED BY LAW. NOTHING IN THIS AGREEMENT OR IN ANY OTHER LOAN DOCUMENT SHALL AFFECT ANY RIGHT THAT THE ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT, ANY LENDER OR THE ISSUING LENDER MAY OTHERWISE HAVE TO BRING ANY ACTION OR PROCEEDING RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR ANY OTHER LOAN DOCUMENT AGAINST THE BORROWER OR ANY OTHER LOAN PARTY OR ITS PROPERTIES IN THE COURTS OF ANY JURISDICTION.
          11.11.3 WAIVER OF VENUE. THE BORROWER AND EACH OTHER LOAN PARTY IRREVOCABLY AND UNCONDITIONALLY WAIVES, TO THE FULLEST

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EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ANY OBJECTION THAT IT MAY NOW OR HEREAFTER HAVE TO THE LAYING OF VENUE OF ANY ACTION OR PROCEEDING ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR ANY OTHER LOAN DOCUMENT IN ANY COURT REFERRED TO IN THIS SECTION 11.11. EACH OF THE PARTIES HERETO HEREBY IRREVOCABLY WAIVES, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE DEFENSE OF AN INCONVENIENT FORUM TO THE MAINTENANCE OF SUCH ACTION OR PROCEEDING IN ANY SUCH COURT AND AGREES NOT ASSERT ANY SUCH DEFENSE.
          11.11.4 SERVICE OF PROCESS. EACH PARTY HERETO IRREVOCABLY CONSENTS TO SERVICE OF PROCESS IN THE MANNER PROVIDED FOR NOTICES IN SECTION 11.5 [NOTICES; EFFECTIVENESS; ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION]. NOTHING IN THIS AGREEMENT WILL AFFECT THE RIGHT OF ANY PARTY HERETO TO SERVE PROCESS IN ANY OTHER MANNER PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
          11.11.5 WAIVER OF JURY TRIAL. EACH PARTY HERETO HEREBY IRREVOCABLY WAIVES, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ANY RIGHT IT MAY HAVE TO A TRIAL BY JURY IN ANY LEGAL PROCEEDING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR ANY OTHER LOAN DOCUMENT OR THE TRANSACTIONS CONTEMPLATED HEREBY OR THEREBY (WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER THEORY). EACH PARTY HERETO (A) CERTIFIES THAT NO REPRESENTATIVE, ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT OR ATTORNEY OF ANY OTHER PERSON HAS REPRESENTED, EXPRESSLY OR OTHERWISE, THAT SUCH OTHER PERSON WOULD NOT, IN THE EVENT OF LITIGATION, SEEK TO ENFORCE THE FOREGOING WAIVER AND (B) ACKNOWLEDGES THAT IT AND THE OTHER PARTIES HERETO HAVE BEEN INDUCED TO ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT AND THE OTHER LOAN DOCUMENTS BY, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE MUTUAL WAIVERS AND CERTIFICATIONS IN THIS SECTION.
          11.11.6 USA Patriot Act Notice. Each Lender that is subject to the USA Patriot Act and the Administrative Agent (for itself and not on behalf of any Lender) hereby notifies Loan Parties that pursuant to the requirements of the USA Patriot Act, it is required to obtain, verify and record information that identifies the Loan Parties, which information includes the name and address of Loan Parties and other information that will allow such Lender or Administrative Agent, as applicable, to identify the Loan Parties in accordance with the USA Patriot Act.

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     IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto, by their officers thereunto duly authorized, have executed this Agreement as of the day and year first above written.
             
    BREEZE-EASTERN CORPORATION    
 
           
 
  By:   /s/ Gerald C. Harvey    
 
           
 
  Title:   Executive VP, General Counsel & Secretary    
 
           
    TT CONNECTICUT CORPORATION    
 
           
 
  By:   /s/ Gerald C. Harvey    
 
           
 
  Title:   Vice President & Secretary    
 
           
    RETAINERS, INC.    
 
           
 
  By:   /s/ Gerald C. Harvey    
 
           
 
  Title:   Vice President & Secretary    
 
           
    TRANSTECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation    
 
           
 
  By:   /s/ Gerald C. Harvey    
 
           
 
  Title:   Vice President & Secretary    
 
           
    RANCHO TRANSTECHNOLOGY CORPORATION    
 
           
 
  By:   /s/ Gerald C. Harvey    
 
           
 
  Title:   Vice President & Secretary    

 


 

             
    TTERUSA, INC.    
 
           
 
  By:   /s/ Gerald C. Harvey    
 
           
 
  Title:   Vice President & Secretary    
 
           
    SSP INDUSTRIES    
 
           
 
  By:   /s/ Gerald C. Harvey    
 
           
 
  Title:   Vice President & Secretary    

 


 

             
    PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,    
    as Administrative Agent and as a Lender    
 
           
 
  By:   /s/ Sharon Landgraf    
 
           
 
  Title:   Vice President    
 
           
    T.D. BANK, N.A., as a Lender    
 
           
 
  By:   /s/ Craig A. Pasko    
 
           
 
  Title:   Vice President    

 


 

SCHEDULE 1.1(A)

PRICING GRID—
VARIABLE PRICING AND FEES BASED ON LEVERAGE RATIO
(PRICING EXPRESSED IN PERCENTAGE POINTS)
                                     
                        Revolving    
                        Credit, Term   Revolving
                        Loan or   Credit or
                        Swing Loan   Term Loan
    Leverage   Commitment   Letter of   Loan Base Rate   LIBOR Rate
Level   Ratio   Fee   Credit Fee   Spread   Spread
I
  Less than 1.5 to 1.0     .375 %     1.25 %     0 %     1.25 %
II
  Greater than or equal to 1.5 to 1.0 but less than 2.0 to 1.0     .375 %     1.75 %     .25 %     1.75 %
III
  Greater than or equal to 2.0 to 1.0     .375 %     2.25 %     .75 %     2.25 %
     For purposes of determining the Applicable Margin, the Applicable Commitment Fee Rate and the Applicable Letter of Credit Fee Rate:
     (a) The Applicable Margin, the Applicable Commitment Fee Rate and the Applicable Letter of Credit Fee Rate shall be determined on the Closing Date based on the Leverage Ratio computed pursuant to a Compliance Certificate to be delivered on the Closing Date.
     (b) The Applicable Margin, the Applicable Commitment Fee Rate and the Applicable Letter of Credit Fee Rate shall be recomputed as of the end of each fiscal quarter ending after the Closing Date based on the Leverage Ratio as of such quarter end. Any increase or decrease in the Applicable Margin, the Applicable Commitment Fee Rate or the Applicable Letter of Credit Fee Rate computed as of a quarter end shall be effective on the date on which the Compliance Certificate evidencing such computation is due to be delivered under Section 8.3.3 [Compliance Certificate].
     (c) If, as a result of any restatement of or other adjustment to the financial statements of the Borrower or for any other reason, the Borrower or the Lenders determine that (i) the Leverage Ratio as calculated by the Borrower as of any applicable date was inaccurate and (ii) a proper calculation of the Leverage Ratio would have resulted in higher pricing for such period, the Borrower shall immediately and retroactively be obligated to pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of the applicable Lenders, promptly on demand by the Administrative Agent (or, after the occurrence of an actual or deemed entry of an order for relief with respect to
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the Borrower under the Bankruptcy Code of the United States, automatically and without further action by the Administrative Agent, any Lender or the Issuing Lender), an amount equal to the excess of the amount of interest and fees that should have been paid for such period over the amount of interest and fees actually paid for such period. This paragraph shall not limit the rights of the Administrative Agent, any Lender or the Issuing Lender, as the case may be, under Section 2.9 [Letter of Credit Subfacility] or 4.3 [Interest After Default] or 9 [Default]. The Borrower’s obligations under this paragraph shall survive the termination of the Commitments and the repayment of all other Obligations hereunder.
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SCHEDULE 1.1(B)

COMMITMENTS OF LENDERS AND ADDRESSES FOR NOTICES


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Part 1 — Commitments of Lenders and Addresses for Notices to Lenders
                                 
    Amount of     Amount of              
    Commitment     Commitment              
    for Revolving     for Term              
Lender   Credit Loans     Loans     Commitment     Ratable Share  
Name: PNC Bank, National
  $ 6,060,606.06     $ 13,939,393.94     $ 20,000,000.00       60.6060606061 %
Association
Address: Two Tower Center
Boulevard, East Brunswick,
NJ 08816
Attention: Sharon Landgraf and James DeGenova
Telephone: (732) 220-3281
(DeGenova) and (732) 220-3038 (Landgraf)
Telecopy: (732) 220-3039
(DeGenova) and (732) 220- 3621 (Landgraf)
                               
 
                               
and
                               
 
                               
Name: PNC Bank, National Association
Address: 500 First Avenue,
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Attention: Lisa M. Pierce
Telephone: (412) 762-6442
Telecopy: (412) 762-8672
                               
 
                               
with a copy to:
                               
 
                               
Name: Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Address: 700 Alexander
Park, Suite 300, Princeton,
NJ 08540
Attention: Lisa S. Wren,
                               
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    Amount of     Amount of              
    Commitment     Commitment              
    for Revolving     for Term              
Lender   Credit Loans     Loans     Commitment     Ratable Share  
Esq. or Peter P. Ackourey, Esq.
Telephone: (609) 987-6800
Telecopy: (609) 520-0360
                               
 
                               
Name: T.D. Bank, N.A.
Address: 1068 Stelton Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Attention: Craig Pasko, Vice President
Telephone: (732) 529-3517
Telecopy: (732) 529-3545
  $ 3,939,393.94     $ 9,060,606.06     $ 13,000,000.00       39.3939393939 %
 
                               
Total
  $ 10,000,000     $ 23,000,000     $ 33,000,000       100 %
 
                       
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SCHEDULE 1.1(B)

COMMITMENTS OF LENDERS AND ADDRESSES FOR NOTICES


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Part 2 — Addresses for Notices to Borrower and Guarantors:
BORROWER:
Name: Breeze-Eastern Corporation
Address: 700 Liberty Avenue
Union, NJ 07083
Attention: Joseph F. Spanier
Telephone:     (908) 624-4210
Telecopy:       (908) 686-6921
GUARANTORS:
Name: c/o Breeze-Eastern Corporation
Address: 700 Liberty Avenue
Union, NJ 07083
Attention: Joseph F. Spanier
Telephone:     (908) 624-4210
Telecopy:       (908) 686-6921
With a copy to:
Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP
200 Public Square, Suite 2800
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attention: Steven H. Sneiderman, Esq.
Telephone:     (216) 274-2520
Telecopy:       (216) 241-2824
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