AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO THE AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT

EXECUTION VERSION

AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO THE
AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT


Dated as of August 2, 2016

AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO THE AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT (this “Amendment”) among HERSHA HOSPITALITY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, a Virginia limited partnership (the “Borrower”), HERSHA HOSPITALITY TRUST, a Maryland real estate investment trust (the “Parent Guarantor”), the subsidiaries of the Borrower party hereto (the “Subsidiary Guarantors” and together with the Parent Guarantor, the “Guarantors”), CITIBANK, N.A. (“Citibank”), as administrative agent (the “Administrative Agent”) for the Lender Parties, and the Required Lenders.

PRELIMINARY STATEMENTS:

(1)The Borrower, the Guarantors, the Lenders, the Administrative Agent and the other financial institutions party thereto entered into that certain Amended and Restated Credit Agreement dated as of February 28, 2014, as amended by that certain Amendment No. 1 to the Amended and Restated Credit Agreement dated as of August 10, 2015 (the “Existing Credit Agreement”).  Capitalized terms not otherwise defined in this Amendment have the same meanings as specified in the Existing Credit Agreement, as amended hereby;

(2)In connection with the execution of that certain Term Loan Agreement dated as of the date hereof (the “2016 Term Loan Agreement”) among the Borrower, the Guarantors, the Administrative Agent and certain lenders party thereto, the Administrative Agent and the Borrower wish to amend the Existing Credit Agreement to address certain changes to the terms thereof as set forth below; and

(3)The Borrower, the Administrative Agent and the Required Lenders have agreed pursuant to Section 10.01(a) of the Existing Credit Agreement to amend the Existing Credit Agreement on the terms and subject to the conditions hereinafter set forth.

SECTION 1.Amendments to Existing Credit Agreement.

(a)The Existing Credit Agreement is, upon the occurrence of the Amendment Effective Date (as defined in Section 3 below), hereby amended to delete the stricken text (indicated textually in the same manner as the following example: stricken text) and to add the underlined text (indicated textually in the same manner as the following example: underlined text) as set forth in the pages of the Existing Credit Agreement attached as  Annex A (as so amended, the “Amended Credit Agreement”).

(b)The Existing Credit Agreement is hereby amended by deleting Schedule II in its entirety and replace it with a new Schedule II in the form of Annex B attached hereto.

SECTION 2.Representations and WarrantiesEach Loan Party hereby represents and warrants that:

(a)The representations and warranties contained in each of the Loan Documents (as amended or supplemented to date, including pursuant to this Amendment) to which it is a party are true and correct in all material respects on and as of the Amendment Effective Date (defined below), before and after giving effect to this Amendment, as though made on and as of such date (except for

 


 

any such representation and warranty that, by its terms, refers to an earlier date, in which case as of such earlier date).

(b)Such Loan Party has taken all necessary corporate and other organizational action to authorize the execution, delivery and performance of this Amendment.

(c)This Amendment has been duly executed and delivered by such Loan Party and constitutes such Loan Party’s legal, valid and binding obligation, enforceable in accordance with its terms, except as such enforceability may be subject to (i) bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, fraudulent conveyance or transfer, moratorium or similar laws affecting creditors' rights generally and (ii) general principles of equity (regardless of whether such enforceability is considered in a proceeding at law or in equity).

(d)The execution and delivery of this Amendment does not (i) contravene any provision of the organizational documents of such Loan Party or its general partner or managing member or (ii) violate any law, rule, regulation, order, writ, judgment, injunction, decree, determination or award applicable to such Loan Party.

(e)No Default or Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, or would result from the entering into of this Amendment by any Loan Party.

SECTION 3.Conditions of Effectiveness.  This Amendment shall become effective as of the first date (the “Amendment Effective Date”) on which, and only if, each of the following conditions precedent shall have been satisfied:

(a)The Administrative Agent shall have received on or before the date hereof,  each dated such day, in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, counterparts of this Amendment executed by each of the Loan Parties and those Lenders comprising Required Lenders.

(b)The Administrative Agent shall have received on or before the date hereof (i) a copy of the 2016 Term Loan Agreement and (ii) an amendment to the 2015 Term Loan Agreement (as defined in the Amended Credit Agreement) modifying the underlying agreement to account for the 2016 Term Loan Agreement and making certain other corresponding modifications.

(c)All of the accrued fees of the Administrative Agent and the Lenders and all reasonable expenses of the Administrative Agent (including the reasonable fees and expenses of counsel for the Administrative Agent) due and payable on the Amendment Effective Date shall have been paid in full. 

SECTION 4.Required Lender Consent to Addition of Proposed Borrowing Base Asset.    Each Required Lender, by delivery of its counterpart of this Amendment, hereby consents to the addition of each of Hampton Inn Manhattan-Seaport-Financial District Hotel, located in New York, New York, and  Courtyard Alexandria, located in Alexandria, Virginia, as a Borrowing Base Asset in accordance with the requirements of Section 5.01(k) of the Existing Credit Agreement (as amended by this Amendment), subject to the delivery of all applicable Deliverables and Guarantor Deliverables as required pursuant to such Section.

SECTION 5.Reference to and Effect on the Existing Credit Agreement, the Notes and the Loan Documents.

(a)  This Amendment is a Loan Document.  On and after the effectiveness of this Amendment, each reference in the Existing Credit Agreement to “this Agreement”, “hereunder”,

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“hereof” or words of like import referring to the Existing Credit Agreement, and each reference in the Notes and each of the other Loan Documents to “the Loan Agreement”, “thereunder”, “thereof” or words of like import referring to the Existing Credit Agreement, shall mean and be a reference to the Existing Credit Agreement, as amended and modified by this Amendment to read in the form of the Amended Credit Agreement attached as Schedule A.

(b)The Existing Credit Agreement, the Notes and each of the other Loan Documents, as specifically amended by this Amendment, are and shall continue to be in full force and effect and are hereby in all respects ratified and confirmed.

(c)The execution, delivery and effectiveness of this Amendment shall not, except as expressly provided herein, operate as a waiver of any right, power or remedy of any Lender or the Administrative Agent under any of the Loan Documents, nor constitute a waiver of any provision of any of the Loan Documents.

(d)This Amendment shall not extinguish the obligations for the payment of money outstanding under the Existing Credit Agreement or the Amended Credit Agreement.  Nothing herein contained shall be construed as a substitution or novation of the obligations outstanding under the Existing Credit Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect, except to any extent modified hereby or as provided in the exhibits hereto.  Nothing implied in this Amendment or in any other document contemplated hereby shall be construed as a release or other discharge of any of the Loan Parties from the Loan Documents.

SECTION 6.Ratification.  The Existing Credit Agreement (as amended by this Amendment) and each of the other Loan Documents are and shall continue to be in full force and effect and are hereby in all respects ratified and confirmed.  Except as expressly provided in this Amendment, the execution, delivery and effectiveness of this Amendment shall not operate as a waiver of any right, power or remedy of any Secured Party or the Administrative Agent under the Existing Credit Agreement or any of the other Loan Documents, nor constitute a waiver of any provision of the Existing Credit Agreement or any of the other Loan Documents.

SECTION 7.Costs and Expenses.  The Borrower agrees to pay on demand all reasonable out-of-pocket costs and expenses of the Administrative Agent in connection with the preparation, execution, delivery and administration, modification and amendment of this Amendment and the other instruments and documents to be delivered hereunder (including, without limitation, the reasonable fees and expenses of counsel for the Administrative Agent) in accordance with the terms of Section 10.04 of the Existing Credit Agreement.

SECTION 8.Execution in Counterparts.  This Amendment may be executed in any number of counterparts and by different parties hereto in separate counterparts, each of which when so executed shall be deemed to be an original and all of which taken together shall constitute but one and the same agreement.  Delivery of an executed counterpart of a signature page to this Amendment by telecopier, facsimile or as a .pdf, .jpeg, .TIF, .TIFF attachment to an electronic mail message or similar electronic format shall be effective as delivery of a manually executed counterpart of this Amendment.

SECTION 9.Governing Law.  This Amendment shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York.

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Amendment to be executed by their respective officers thereunto duly authorized, as of the date first above written.



BORROWER:



HERSHA HOSPITALITY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP,

a Virginia limited partnership



By:    HERSHA HOSPITALITY TRUST, a Maryland real estate investment trust, its general partner





By:  ____________________________

       Name: Ashish R. Parikh

       Title: CFO





PARENT GUARANTOR:



HERSHA HOSPITALITY TRUST,

a Maryland real estate investment trust





By:  ____________________________

       Name: Ashish R. Parikh

       Title: CFO





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SUBSIDIARY GUARANTORS: 



HHLP PARKSIDE ASSOCIATES, LLC,

a Delaware limited liability company



By: HHLP PARKSIDE MANAGER, LLC,
a Delaware limited liability company, its manager





By____________________________

Name: Ashish R. Parikh

Title: Manager





HHLP DC CONVENTION CENTER ASSOCIATES, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company



By: HHLP DC CONVENTION CENTER MANAGER, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company,
its manager





By____________________________

Name: Ashish R. Parikh

Title: Manager





HHLP BULFINCH ASSOCIATES, LLC,
a Delaware limited liability company



By: HHLP BULFINCH MANAGER, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, its manager





By____________________________

Name: Ashish R. Parikh

Title: Manager





44 CAMBRIDGE ASSOCIATES, LLC,
a Massachusetts limited liability company





By____________________________

Name: Ashish R. Parikh

Title: Manager







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44 FRAMINGHAM ASSOCIATES, LLC,
a Massachusetts limited liability company





By____________________________

Name: Ashish R. Parikh

Title: Manager





HHLP NORWOOD ASSOCIATES, LLC,
a Massachusetts limited liability company



By: 44 NORWOOD MANAGING MEMBER, LLC,
a Massachusetts limited liability company, its manager





By____________________________

Name: Ashish R. Parikh

Title: Manager





RISINGSAM HOSPITALITY, LLC,
a New York limited liability company



By: HERSHA CONDUIT ASSOCIATES, LLC,
a New York limited liability company, its manager





By____________________________

Name: Ashish R. Parikh

Title: Manager





AFFORDABLE HOSPITALITY ASSOCIATES, L.P.,
a Pennsylvania limited partnership



By: RACE STREET, LLC, a Pennsylvania limited liability company, its general partner





By____________________________

Name: Ashish R. Parikh

Title: Manager





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HHLP RITTENHOUSE ASSOCIATES, LLC,
a Delaware limited liability company



By: HHLP RITTENHOUSE MANAGER, LLC,
a Delaware limited liability company,
its manager





By____________________________

Name: Ashish R. Parikh

Title: Manager





HHLP SAN DIEGO ASSOCIATES, LLC,
a Delaware limited liability company



By: HHLP SAN DIEGO MANAGER, LLC,  
a Delaware limited liability company, its manager



By: ________________________________

Name: Ashish R. Parikh

Title: Manager





HHLP COCONUT GROVE ASSOCIATES, LLC,
a Delaware limited liability company



By: HHLP COCONUT GROVE MANAGER, LLC,  
a Delaware limited liability company, its manager



By: ________________________________

Name: Ashish R. Parikh

Title: Manager





HHLP BLUE MOON ASSOCIATES, LLC,
a Delaware limited liability company



By: HHLP BLUE MOON MANAGER, LLC,  
a Delaware limited liability company, its manager



By: ________________________________

Name:Ashish R. Parikh

Title:Manager





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HHLP WINTER HAVEN ASSOCIATES, LLC,
a Delaware limited liability company



By: HHLP WINTER HAVEN MANAGER, LLC,  
a Delaware limited liability company, its manager



By: ________________________________

Name:Ashish R. Parikh

Title:Manager



HHLP PEARL STREET ASSOCIATES, LLC,
a New York limited liability company



By: HHLP PEARL STREET MANAGING MEMBER, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company,
its manager



By: ________________________________

Name:Ashish R. Parikh

Title:Manager





HHLP SMITH STREET ASSOCIATES, LLC,
a New York limited liability company



By: HHLP SMITH STREET HOLDING, LLC,  
a New York limited liability company, its manager

By: HHLP SMITH STREET MANAGING MEMBER, LLC, a New York limited liability company, its manager





By: ________________________________

Name: Ashish R. Parikh

Title: Manager



HHLP KEY WEST ONE ASSOCIATES LLC,
a Delaware limited liability company



By: HHLP KEY WEST ONE MANAGER, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, its manager



By: ________________________________

Name:Ashish R. Parikh

Title:Manager



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HHLP KEY WEST ONE MANAGER, LLC,  
a Delaware limited liability company, its manager



By: ________________________________

Name:Ashish R. Parikh

Title:Manager



BRENTWOOD GREENBELT, LLC,
a Virginia limited liability company



By: HERSHA HOSPITALITY GREENBELT, LLC, a Virginia limited liability company, its manager



By: ________________________________

Name:Ashish R. Parikh

Title:Manager





HERSHA HOSPITALITY GREENBELT, LLC, a Virginia limited liability company, its manager



By: ________________________________

Name:Ashish R. Parikh

Title:Manager





44 BROOKLINE HOTEL, LLC,
a Delaware limited liability company



By: 44 BROOKLINE MANAGER, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, its manager



By: ________________________________

Name:Ashish R. Parikh

Title:Manager



44 BROOKLINE MANAGER, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, its manager





By: ________________________________

Name:Ashish R. Parikh

Title:Manager



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HHLP MIAMI BEACH ASSOCIATES, LLC,
a Delaware limited liability company



By: HHLP MIAMI BEACH MANAGER, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, its manager



By: ________________________________

Name:Ashish R. Parikh

Title:Manager





HHLP GEORGETOWN ASSOCIATES, LLC,
a Delaware limited liability company



By: HERSHA GEORGETOWN MANAGER, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, its manager



By: ________________________________

Name:Ashish R. Parikh

Title:Manager





HHLP GEORGETOWN ASSOCIATES II, LLC,
a Delaware limited liability company



By: HHLP GEORGETOWN II MANAGER, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, its manager



By: ________________________________

Name:Ashish R. Parikh

Title:Manager





HHLP FRANKLIN ASSOCIATES, LLC,
a Massachusetts limited liability company



By: 44 FRANKLIN MANAGING MANAGER, LLC, a Massachusetts limited liability company, its manager



By: ________________________________

Name:Ashish R. Parikh

Title:Manager





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HHLP SUNNYVALE TPS ASSOCIATES, LLC,
a Delaware limited liability company



By: HHLP SUNNYVALE TPS MANAGER, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, its manager



By: ________________________________

Name:Ashish R. Parikh

Title:Manager





HHLP TYSONS CORNER ASSOCIATES, LLC,
a Delaware limited liability company



By: HERSHA HOSPITALITY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP,  
a Virginia limited partnership, its sole member

By: HERSHA HOSPITALITY TRUST, a Maryland real estate investment trust, its general partner





By: ________________________________

Name: Ashish R. Parikh

Title: CFO





SEAPORT HOSPITALITY, LLC,
a New York limited liability company



By: 320 PEARL STREET, INC., a New York corporation, its managing member



By: ________________________________

Name:Ashish R. Parikh

Title:Vice President









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        44 ALEXANDRIA HOTEL, LLC,

a Delaware limited liability company



By:  HERSHA HOSPITALITY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP,

a Virginia limited partnership



By:    HERSHA HOSPITALITY TRUST, a Maryland real estate investment trust, its general partner





By:  ____________________________

Name: Ashish R. Parikh

Title: CFO



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Acknowledged and Agreed as of the date first above written:

CITIBANK, N.A., as Administrative Agent





By
Name:

Title:





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[______________________],
as a Lender

By
Name:

Title:



 


 

 

Annex A

CONFORMED COPY REFLECTING
AMENDMENT NO 1, DATED AS OF AUGUST 10, 2015

AND AMENDMENT NO. 2 DATED AS OF AUGUST 2, 2016



AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT

Dated as of February 28, 2014

As amended by AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO THE AMENDED AND RESTATED
CREDIT AGREEMENT dated as of August 10, 2015



and



As amended by AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO THE AMENDED AND RESTATED
CREDIT AGREEMENT dated as of August 2, 2016



among

HERSHA HOSPITALITY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP,

as Borrower,

HERSHA HOSPITALITY TRUST,

as Parent Guarantor,

THE GUARANTORS NAMED HEREIN,

as Guarantors,

THE INITIAL LENDERS, INITIAL ISSUING BANK AND SWING LINE BANK NAMED HEREIN,

as Initial Lenders,  Initial Issuing Bank and Swing Line Bank,

CITIBANK, N.A.,

as Administrative Agent,

WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.,

as Syndication Agent,

and

CITIGROUP GLOBAL MARKETS INC.

and

WELLS FARGO SECURITIES, LLC,

as Joint Lead Arrangers and Joint Book Running Managers



 

 


 

 

T A B L E   O F   C O N T E N T S

SectionPage

Article I
DEFINITIONS AND ACCOUNTING TERMS

Section 1.01. Certain Defined Terms1

Section 1.02. Computation of Time Periods; Other Definitional Provisions40

Section 1.03. Accounting Terms40

Article II
AMOUNTS AND TERMS OF THE ADVANCES AND THE LETTERS OF CREDIT

Section 2.01. The Advances and the Letters of Credit4041

Section 2.02. Making the Advances4243

Section 2.03. Issuance of and Drawings and Reimbursement Under Letters of Credit4445

Section 2.04. Repayment of Advances47

Section 2.05. Termination or Reduction of the Commitments48

Section 2.06. Prepayments49

Section 2.07. Interest50

Section 2.08. Fees51

Section 2.09. Conversion of Advances5253

Section 2.10. Increased Costs, Etc53

Section 2.11. Payments and Computations5455

Section 2.12. Taxes57

Section 2.13. Sharing of Payments, Etc6162

Section 2.14. Use of Proceeds62

Section 2.15. Evidence of Debt6263

Section 2.16. Extensions of Maturity Date63

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Section 2.17. Increase in the Aggregate Commitments6364

Section 2.18. Defaulting Lenders6566

Section 2.19. Replacement of Lenders68

Section 2.20. Cash Collateral Account6869

Section 2.21. Reallocation of Lender Pro Rata Shares; No Novation70

Article III
CONDITIONS OF LENDING AND ISSUANCES OF LETTERS OF CREDIT

Section 3.01. Conditions Precedent to Initial Extension of Credit7172

Section 3.02. Conditions Precedent to Each Borrowing, Issuance and Renewal, Extension and Increase7576

Section 3.03. Determinations Under Section 3.01 and 3.027778

Article IV
REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

Section 4.01. Representations and Warranties of the Loan Parties7778

Article V
COVENANTS OF THE LOAN PARTIES

Section 5.01. Affirmative Covenants8384

Section 5.02. Negative Covenants8889

Section 5.03. Reporting Requirements9596

Section 5.04. Financial Covenants99

Article VI
EVENTS OF DEFAULT

Section 6.01. Events of Default100101

Section 6.02. Actions in Respect of the Letters of Credit upon Default103

Article VII
GUARANTY

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Section 7.01. Guaranty; Limitation of Liability103104

Section 7.02. Guaranty Absolute104

Section 7.03. Waivers and Acknowledgments105

Section 7.04. Subrogation106

Section 7.05. Guaranty Supplements107

Section 7.06. Indemnification by Guarantors107

Section 7.07. Subordination107108

Section 7.08. Continuing Guaranty108

Section 7.09. Keepwell108109

Article VIII
QUALIFIED PROPERTIES

Section 8.01. Qualified Term Notes108109

Article IX
THE ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT

Section 9.01. Authorization and Action113114

Section 9.02. Administrative Agent’s Reliance, Etc.114

Section 9.03. Citibank and Affiliates114115

Section 9.04. Lender Party Credit Decision114115

Section 9.05. Indemnification by Lender Parties115

Section 9.06. Successor Administrative Agent116

Section 9.07. Relationship of Administrative Agent and Lenders116117

Article X
MISCELLANEOUS

Section 10.01. Amendments, Etc117

Section 10.02. Notices, Etc118

Section 10.03. No Waiver; Remedies120

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Section 10.04. Costs and Expenses120

Section 10.05. Right of Set-off121122

Section 10.06. Binding Effect122

Section 10.07. Assignments and Participations; Replacement Notes122123

Section 10.08. Execution in Counterparts126

Section 10.09. Severability126

Section 10.10. Survival of Representations126

Section 10.11. Usury Not Intended126127

Section 10.12. No Liability of Issuing Bank127

Section 10.13. Confidentiality127128

Section 10.14. Patriot Act Notification129130

Section 10.15. Jurisdiction, Etc130

Section 10.16. Governing Law130131

Section 10.17. WAIVER OF JURY TRIAL130131

Section 10.18. No Fiduciary Duties130131

Section 10.19. Acknowledgement and Consent to Bail-In of EEA Financial Institutions131

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SCHEDULES

Schedule ICommitments and Applicable Lending Offices

Schedule II-Borrowing Base Assets

Schedule III-Existing Letters of Credit

Schedule 4.01(b)-Subsidiaries

Schedule 4.01(m)-Existing Debt

Schedule 4.01(n)-Surviving Debt

Schedule 4.01(o)-Existing Liens

Schedule 4.01(p)-Real Property

Part I-Owned Assets
Part II-Leased Assets
Part III-Management Agreements
Part IV-Franchise Agreements

Schedule 4.01(q)-Environmental Concerns

Schedule 5.01(v)-Post-Closing Matters

EXHIBITS

Exhibit A-1Form of Revolving Credit Facility Note

Exhibit A-2Form of Term Loan Note

Exhibit BForm of Notice of Borrowing

Exhibit C-Form of Guaranty Supplement

Exhibit DForm of Assignment and Acceptance

Exhibit E-Form of Availability Certificate

Exhibit F-1-Form of Section 2.12(g) U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate

(For Foreign Lender Parties That Are Not Partnerships For U.S. Federal Income Tax Purposes)

Exhibit F-2-Form of Section 2.12(g) U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate

(For Foreign Participants That Are Not Partnerships For U.S. Federal Income Tax Purposes)

Exhibit F-3-Form of Section 2.12(g) U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate

(For Foreign Participants That Are Partnerships For U.S. Federal Income Tax Purposes)

Exhibit F-4-Form of Section 2.12(g) U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate

(For Foreign Lender Parties That Are Partnerships For U.S. Federal Income Tax Purposes)

Exhibit G-1-Form of New York Mortgage

Exhibit G-2-Form of Florida Mortgage

Exhibit H-1-Form of New York Term Note

Exhibit H-2-Form of Florida Term Note

 

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AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT

AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT dated as of February 28, 2014 (as amended by that certain Amendment No. 1 to the Amended and Restated Credit Agreement dated as of August 10, 2015, and as further amended by that certain Amendment No. 2 to the Amended and Restated Credit Agreement dated as of August 2, 2016, and as it may be further amended, modified, renewed, restated, replaced or extended pursuant to the terms hereof, this “Agreement”) among HERSHA HOSPITALITY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, a Virginia limited partnership (the “Borrower”), HERSHA HOSPITALITY TRUST, a Maryland real estate investment trust (the “Parent Guarantor”), the entities listed on the signature pages hereof as the subsidiary guarantors (together with any Additional Guarantors (as hereinafter defined) acceding hereto pursuant to Section 5.01(j) or 7.05, the “Subsidiary Guarantors” and, together with the Parent Guarantor, the “Guarantors”), the banks, financial institutions and other institutional lenders listed on the signature pages hereof as the initial lenders (the “Initial Lenders”), the Swing Line Bank (as hereinafter defined), CITIBANK, N.A., as the initial issuer of Letters of Credit (as hereinafter defined) (the “Initial Issuing Bank”), CITIBANK, N.A. (“Citibank”), as administrative agent (together with any successor administrative agent appointed pursuant to Article IX, the “Administrative Agent”) for the Lender Parties (as hereinafter defined), WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., as Syndication Agent (the “Syndication Agent”), and CITIGROUP GLOBAL MARKETS INC. (“CGMI”) and WELLS FARGO SECURITIES, LLC, as joint lead arrangers and joint book running managers (the “Arrangers”).

WITNESSETH THAT:

(1)Pursuant to that certain Credit Agreement dated as of November 5, 2012 (as amended, the “Existing Agreement”), among the Borrower, the Parent Guarantor, the guarantors party thereto, the lenders described therein, Citibank, N.A., as administrative agent, and the other parties from time to time party thereto, such lenders agreed to extend certain commitments to make certain credit facilities available to the Borrower,

(2)The Borrower, the Guarantors, the Administrative Agent, and the lenders party to the Existing Agreement desire to amend and restate the Existing Agreement to make certain amendments thereto.

NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the recitals set forth above, which by this reference are incorporated into this Agreement set forth below, and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged and subject to the terms and conditions hereof and on the basis of the representations and warranties herein set forth, the parties hereto hereby agree to amend and restate the Existing Agreement to read in its entirety as follows:

Article I
DEFINITIONS AND ACCOUNTING TERMS

Section 1.01.  Certain Defined Terms.  As used in this Agreement, the following terms shall have the following meanings (such meanings to be equally applicable to both the singular and plural forms of the terms defined):

2015 Term Loan Agreement” means the Term Loan Agreement dated as of August 10, 2015 with the Borrower, as borrower, and Citibank, N.A., as Administrative Agent, as amended from time to time.

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2015 Term Loan Facility” means the loans provided for in the 2015 Term Loan Agreement.

 “2016 Term Loan Agreement” means the Term Loan Agreement dated as of August 2, 2016 with the Borrower, as borrower, and Citibank, N.A., as Administrative Agent, as amended from time to time.

2016 Term Loan Facility” means the loans provided for in the 2016 Term Loan Agreement.

 “Acceding Lender” has the meaning specified in Section 2.17(d).

Accession Agreement” has the meaning specified in Section 2.17(d)(i).

Additional Guarantor” has the meaning specified in Section 7.05.

Adjusted EBITDA” means an amount equal to (a) EBITDA for the consecutive four fiscal quarters of the Parent Guarantor most recently ended for which financial statements are required to be delivered to the Lender Parties pursuant to Section 5.03(b) or (c), as the case may be, less (b) the FF&E Reserve for all Assets for such four fiscal quarters.

Adjusted Funds From Operations” means, with respect to the Parent Guarantor, net income or loss applicable to common Equity Interest holders (computed in accordance with GAAP), excluding non-cash interest from development loans and gains (or losses) from sales of property, plus depreciation and amortization, plus depreciation and amortization from discontinued operations, plus non-cash amortization of deferred financing costs, amortization of loan discount or premium, non-cash stock compensation expense, straight-line amortization of ground lease expense, non-cash impairment of long-lived assets, non-cash write-offs of deferred financing costs in connection with refinancing activity, and acquisition and terminated transaction costs.

Adjusted Net Operating Income” means, with respect to any Borrowing Base Asset, (a) the Net Operating Income attributable to such Borrowing Base Asset less (b) the amount, if any, by which (i) 3% of all rental and other income from the operation of such Borrowing Base Asset exceeds (ii) all actual management fees payable in respect of such Borrowing Base Asset, less (c) the FF&E Reserve for such Borrowing Base Asset, in each case for the consecutive four fiscal quarters of the Parent Guarantor most recently ended for which financial statements are required to be delivered to the Lender Parties pursuant to Section 5.03(b) or (c), as the case may be.  In no event shall the Adjusted Net Operating Income for any Borrowing Base Asset be less than zero.  

Administrative Agent” has the meaning specified in the recital of parties to this Agreement.

Administrative Agent’s Account” means the account of the Administrative Agent maintained by the Administrative Agent with Citibank, N.A., at its office at 1615 Brett Road, Ops III, New Castle, Delaware 19720, ABA No. 021000089, Account No. 36852248, Account Name:    Agency/Medium Term Finance, Reference: Hersha Hospitality Trust, Attention:    Global Loans/Agency, or such other account as the Administrative Agent shall specify in writing to the Lender Parties.

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Advance” means any advance of the Term Loan, a Revolving Credit Advance, a Swing Line Advance or a Letter of Credit Advance.

Affiliate” means, as to any Person, any other Person that, directly or indirectly, controls, is controlled by or is under common control with such Person or is a director or officer of such Person.  For purposes of this definition, the term “control” (including the terms “controlling”, “controlled by” and “under common control with”) of a Person means the possession, direct or indirect, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of such Person, whether through the ownership of Voting Interests which gives the direct or indirect holder of such Voting Interests the power to elect a majority of the Board of Directors of such Person, by contract or otherwise.  In no event shall the Administrative Agent or any Lender Party be deemed to be an Affiliate of the Borrower.

Agreement” has the meaning specified in the recital of parties to this Agreement.

Agreement Value” means, for each Hedge Agreement, on any date of determination, an amount equal to:    (a) in the case of a Hedge Agreement documented pursuant to the Master Agreement (Multicurrency-Cross Border) published by the International Swap and Derivatives Association, Inc. (the “Master Agreement”), the amount, if any, that would be payable by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries to its counterparty to such Hedge Agreement, as if (i) such Hedge Agreement was being terminated early on such date of determination, and (ii) such Loan Party or Subsidiary was the sole “Affected Party”; or (b) in the case of a Hedge Agreement traded on an exchange, the mark-to-market value of such Hedge Agreement, which will be the unrealized loss on such Hedge Agreement to the Loan Party or Subsidiary of a Loan Party to such Hedge Agreement based on the settlement price of such Hedge Agreement on such date of determination; or (c) in all other cases, the mark‑to‑market value of such Hedge Agreement, which will be the unrealized loss on such Hedge Agreement to the Loan Party or Subsidiary of a Loan Party to such Hedge Agreement determined as the amount, if any, by which (i) the present value of the future cash flows to be paid by such Loan Party or Subsidiary exceeds (ii) the present value of the future cash flows to be received by such Loan Party or Subsidiary pursuant to such Hedge Agreement; capitalized terms used and not otherwise defined in this definition shall have the respective meanings set forth in the above described Master Agreement.

Anti-Corruption Laws” shall mean all laws, rules, and regulations of any jurisdiction applicable to the Loan Parties or their Subsidiaries from time to time concerning or relating to bribery, corruption or money laundering including, without limitation, the United Kingdom Bribery Act of 2010 and the United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977, as amended.

Applicable Lending Office” means, with respect to each Lender Party, such Lender Party’s Domestic Lending Office in the case of a Base Rate Advance and such Lender Party’s Eurodollar Lending Office in the case of a Eurodollar Rate Advance.

Applicable Margin” means, at any date of determination, a percentage per annum determined by reference to the Total Debt to EBITDA Ratio as set forth below:



 

 

 

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Pricing Level

Total Debt to EBITDA Ratio

Applicable Margin for Revolving Credit Facility Base Rate Advances

Applicable Margin for Revolving Credit Facility Eurodollar Rate Advances

I

< 4.00:1.00

0.70%

1.70%

II

> 4.00:1.00 but < 5.00:1.00

0.85%

1.85%

III

> 5.00:1.00 but < 5.50:1.00

1.05%

2.05%

IV

> 5.50:1.00 but < 6.00:1.00

1.15%

2.15%

V

> 6.00:1.00

1.45%

2.45%







 

 

 

Pricing Level

Total Debt to EBITDA Ratio

Applicable Margin for Term Loan Facility Base Rate Advances

Applicable Margin for Term Loan Facility Eurodollar Rate Advances

I

< 4.00:1.00

0.60%

1.60%

II

> 4.00:1.00 but < 5.00:1.00

0.75%

1.75%

III

> 5.00:1.00 but < 5.50:1.00

0.95%

1.95%

IV

> 5.50:1.00 but < 6.00:1.00

1.05%

2.05%

V

> 6.00:1.00

1.35%

2.35%



The Applicable Margin for each Base Rate Advance shall be determined by reference to the Total Debt to EBITDA Ratio in effect from time to time and the Applicable Margin for any Interest Period for all Eurodollar Rate Advances comprising part of the same Borrowing shall be determined by reference to the Total Debt to EBITDA Ratio in effect on the first day of such Interest Period; provided, however, that (a) the Applicable Margin shall initially be at Pricing Level V on the Closing Date, (b) no change in the Applicable Margin resulting from the Total Debt to EBITDA Ratio shall be effective until three Business Days after the date on which the Administrative Agent receives (i) the financial statements required to be delivered pursuant to Section 5.03(b) or (c), as the case may be, and (ii) a certificate of the Chief Financial Officer (or other Responsible Officer performing similar functions) of the Borrower demonstrating the Total Debt to EBITDA Ratio, and (c) the Applicable Margin shall be at Pricing Level V for so long as the Borrower has not submitted to the Administrative Agent as and when required under Section 5.03(b) or (c), as applicable, the information described in clause (b) of this proviso.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this definition, the determination of the Applicable Margin for any period shall be subject to the provisions of Section 2.07(e).

Appraisal” means an appraisal complying with the requirements of the Federal Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989, as amended from time to time, commissioned by and prepared for the account of the Administrative Agent (for the benefit of the Lender Parties) by a MAI appraiser selected by the Administrative Agent in consultation with the Borrower, and otherwise in scope, form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.

Appraised Value” means, for any Borrowing Base Asset, the “as-is” fair market value of such Borrowing Base Asset, determined by the Administrative Agent in its

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reasonable discretion based on an Appraisal of such Borrowing Base Asset, after discretionary adjustments of the value shown in such Appraisal following a review by the Administrative Agent’s appraisal review department.

Approved Electronic Communications” means each Communication that any Loan Party is obligated to, or otherwise chooses to, provide to the Administrative Agent pursuant to any Loan Document or the transactions contemplated therein, including any financial statement, financial and other report, notice, request, certificate and other information materials required to be delivered pursuant to Sections 5.03(b), (c), (e), (g), (h), (k) and (p); provided,  however, that solely with respect to delivery of any such Communication by any Loan Party to the Administrative Agent and without limiting or otherwise affecting either the Administrative Agent’s right to effect delivery of such Communication by posting such Communication to the Approved Electronic Platform or the protections afforded hereby to the Administrative Agent in connection with any such posting, “Approved Electronic Communication” shall exclude (i) any notice of borrowing, letter of credit request, swing loan request, notice of conversion or continuation, and any other notice, demand, communication, information, document and other material relating to a request for a new, or a conversion of an existing, Borrowing, (ii) any notice pursuant to Section 2.06(a) and any other notice relating to the payment of any principal or other amount due under any Loan Document prior to the scheduled date therefor, (iii) all notices of any Default or Event of Default and (iv) any notice, demand, communication, information, document and other material required to be delivered to satisfy any of the conditions set forth in Article III or any other condition to any Borrowing or other extension of credit hereunder or any condition precedent to the effectiveness of this Agreement.

Approved Electronic Platform” has the meaning specified in Section 10.02(c).

Approved Franchisor” means, with respect to any Borrowing Base Asset, a nationally recognized hotel brand franchisor that has entered into a written franchise agreement in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.  The Administrative Agent confirms that as of the Closing Date the existing franchisors of the Borrowing Base Assets shown on Part IV of Schedule 4.01(p) hereto are satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.

Approved Manager” means with respect to any Borrowing Base Asset (i) Hersha Hospitality Management, L.P., a Pennsylvania partnership, (ii) any other Affiliate of the Parent Guarantor, or (iii) a nationally recognized hotel manager (a) with (or controlled by a Person or Persons with) at least ten years of experience in the hotel management industry and (b) that is engaged pursuant to a written management agreement or similar agreement in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.  The Administrative Agent confirms that as of the Closing Date the existing managers of the Borrowing Base Assets shown on Part III of Schedule 4.01(p) hereto are satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.  For purposes of this definition, the term “control” (including the term “controlled by”) of a Person means the possession, direct or indirect, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of such Person, whether through the ownership of Voting Interests, by contract or otherwise.

Arrangers” has the meaning specified in the recital of parties to this Agreement.

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Assets” means Hotel Assets, Development Assets, Redevelopment Assets and Joint Venture Assets.

Asset Value” means, at any date of determination, (a) in the case of any Hotel Asset, the Capitalized Value of such Hotel Asset; provided,  however, that the Asset Value of each Hotel Asset (other than a Development Asset or Redevelopment Asset) shall be limited, during the first 12 months following acquisition thereof, to the greater of (i) the acquisition price of such Hotel Asset or (ii) the Capitalized Value of such Hotel Asset, (b) in the case of any Development Asset or Redevelopment Asset, the lesser of (i) the gross book value of such Asset as determined in accordance with GAAP or (ii) the Appraised Value of such Asset, (c) in the case of any Joint Venture Asset that, but for such Asset being owned by a Joint Venture, would qualify as a Hotel Asset under the definition thereof, the JV Pro Rata Share of the Capitalized Value of such Joint Venture Asset; provided,  however, that the Asset Value of each Joint Venture Asset shall be limited, during the first 12 months following acquisition thereof, to the JV Pro Rata Share of the greater of (i) the acquisition price of such Joint Venture Asset or (ii) the Capitalized Value of such Joint Venture Asset, and (d) in the case of any Joint Venture Asset that, but for such Asset being owned by a Joint Venture, would qualify as a Development Asset or Redevelopment Asset under the definition thereof, the JV Pro Rata Share of the gross book value of such Joint Venture Asset as determined in accordance with GAAP.

Assignment and Acceptance” means an assignment and acceptance entered into by a Lender Party and an Eligible Assignee, and accepted by the Administrative Agent, in accordance with Section 10.07 and in substantially the form of Exhibit D hereto.

Availability Certificate” means a certificate in substantially the form of Exhibit E hereto, duly certified by the Chief Financial Officer (or other Responsible Officer performing similar functions) of the Parent Guarantor.

Available Amount” of any Letter of Credit means, at any time, the maximum amount available to be drawn under such Letter of Credit at such time (assuming compliance at such time with all conditions to drawing).

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

Bail-In Legislation” means, with respect to any EEA Member Country implementing Article 55 of the Directive 2014/59/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Union, the implementing law for such EEA Member Country from time to time which is described in the EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule.

 “Bankruptcy Law” means any applicable law governing a proceeding of the type referred to in Section 6.01(f) or Title 11, U.S. Code, or any similar foreign, federal or state law for the relief of debtors.

Base Rate” means a fluctuating interest rate per annum in effect from time to time, which rate per annum shall at all times be equal to the highest of (a) the rate of interest announced publicly by Citibank, N.A. in New York, New York, from time to time, as Citibank, N.A.’s base rate, (b) ½ of 1% per annum above the Federal Funds Rate and (c) the one-month Eurodollar Rate plus 1% per annum.

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Base Rate Advance” means an Advance that bears interest as provided in Section 2.07(a)(i).

BBA Proposal Package” means, with respect to any Proposed Borrowing Base Asset, the following items, each in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent in its reasonable discretion and in sufficient copies for each Lender:  (a) a description of such Asset in detail reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, (b) a projected cash flow analysis of such Asset, (c) to the extent available, operating income and operating expense statements for such Asset for the immediately preceding 36 consecutive calendar months, (d) an operating expense and capital expenditures budget for such Asset for the next succeeding 12 consecutive months, and (e) if such Asset is then the subject of an acquisition transaction, a copy of the purchase agreement with respect thereto and a schedule of the proposed sources and uses of funds for such transaction.

Borrower” has the meaning specified in the recital of parties to this Agreement.

Borrower’s Account” means the account of the Borrower, with the Account Name of Hersha Hospitality Partnership, maintained with TD Bank at its office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ABA No. 036001808, Account No. 367564374, or such other account as the Borrower shall specify in writing to the Administrative Agent. 

Borrower Information” has the meaning specified in Section 2.07(e).

Borrowing” means a borrowing consisting of simultaneous Advances of the same Type made by the Lenders or a Swing Line Borrowing.

Borrowing Base Assets” means (a) those Hotel Assets, Recently Developed Assets and Recently Redeveloped Assets for which the applicable conditions in Section 3.01 and, if applicable, Section 5.01(k) have been satisfied (in each case, as may be determined by the Administrative Agent in its reasonable discretion) and as the Administrative Agent and the Required Lenders, in their reasonable discretion, shall have elected to treat as Borrowing Base Assets for purposes of this Agreement, and (b) the Hotel Assets, Recently Developed Assets and Recently Redeveloped Assets listed on Part A of Schedule II hereto on the Closing Date,  provided that, with respect to the “Hampton Inn – Pearl Street” Borrowing Base Asset listed on Part A of Schedule II, such Asset shall only be deemed a Borrowing Base Asset from and after the time that the Borrower (i) provides notice to the Administrative Agent that such Asset is fully operating, open to the public and not under significant development or redevelopment and (ii) delivers to the Administrative Agent an Appraisal of such Asset..

Borrowing Base Conditions” means, with respect to any Borrowing Base Asset or Proposed Borrowing Base Asset, that such Borrowing Base Asset or Proposed Borrowing Base Asset (a) is a (i) Hotel Asset located in one of the 48 contiguous states of the United States of America, the State of Hawaii or the District of Columbia or (ii) a Recently Developed Asset or Recently Redeveloped Asset located in the CBD area of New York City, the CBD area of Washington D.C., the CBD area of Boston or South Beach, Miami, FL; (b) is income-producing, (c) is wholly-owned directly or indirectly by the Borrower either in fee simple absolute or subject to a Qualified Ground Lease; (d) is fully operating, open to the public, and not under significant development or redevelopment; (e) is free of all material structural defects or architectural deficiencies, title defects, environmental or other material matters (including a casualty event or condemnation) that could reasonably be expected to

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have a material adverse effect on the value, use or ability to sell or refinance such Asset; (f) is operated by an Approved Manager or any other property manager approved by the Administrative Agent; (g) to the extent operated subject to a Franchise Agreement, is operated by an Approved Franchisor or any other franchisor approved by the Administrative Agent; (h) is not subject to mezzanine Debt financing; (i) is not, and no interest of the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries therein is, subject to any Lien (other than Permitted Liens) or any Negative Pledge; and (j) is 100% owned by a Loan Party that is a single-purpose Subsidiary of the Borrower and (1) none of the Borrower’s or the Parent Guarantor’s direct or indirect Equity Interests in such Subsidiary is subject to any Lien (other than Permitted Liens) or any Negative Pledge and (2)(x) on or prior to the date such Asset is added as a Borrowing Base Asset, such Subsidiary shall have become a Guarantor hereunder, and (y) the Borrower directly, or indirectly through a Subsidiary, has the right to take the following actions without the need to obtain the consent of any Person (other than consents required pursuant to such entity’s organizational documents or any Loan Document):  (i) to create Liens on such Asset and on the Equity Interests in such Subsidiary as security for Debt of the Borrower or such Subsidiary, as applicable, and (ii) to sell, transfer or otherwise dispose of such Asset (provided,  however, that in the case of the foregoing clauses (j)(i) and (j)(ii), (x) an agreement that conditions a Person’s ability to create Liens on its assets or to sell, transfer or otherwise dispose of its assets upon the maintenance of one or more specified ratios but that does not otherwise generally prohibit the creation of Liens on assets or the sale, transfer or disposition of assets, or the taking of such actions with respect to specific assets (y) a provision in any agreement governing unsecured Debt that generally prohibits the encumbrance of assets (exclusive of any outright prohibition on the encumbrance of particular Borrowing Base Assets) that is generally consistent with a comparable provision of the Loan Documents or (z) any required consent that has been obtained and is in full force and effect, shall not, in any such case, be deemed a violation of or prohibition under this clause (j)); and (k) is, or will concurrently become, a Borrowing Base Asset under each of the Other Facilities.

Borrowing Base Debt Service Coverage Ratio” means, at any date of determination for any fiscal period, the ratio of (a) the aggregate Adjusted Net Operating Income for all Borrowing Base Assets for such fiscal period to (b) the payments that would have been required to be made for such fiscal period on an assumed Debt in an aggregate principal amount equal to all unsecured Consolidated Debt of the Parent Guarantor and its Subsidiaries then outstanding (including, without limitation, the Facility Exposure) applying a 30-year amortization schedule with an interest rate equal to 7.0% per annum; provided,  however, that for the purposes of calculating the Facility Available Amount, the Adjusted Net Operating Income for each Recently Developed Asset and Recently Redeveloped Asset shall be deemed to equal zero.

Borrowing Base Value” means, (a) with respect to the Borrowing Base Assets that are Hotel Assets, an amount equal to 60% of the sum of the Asset Values of such Borrowing Base Assets, plus (b) with respect to the Borrowing Base Assets that are Recently Developed Assets or Recently Redeveloped Assets, an amount equal to 50% of the sum of the Asset Values of such Borrowing Base Assets, minus (c) an amount equal to all unsecured Consolidated Debt of the Parent Guarantor and its Subsidiaries then outstanding for which any Subsidiary Guarantor has recourse liability (other than the Facility Exposure); provided, however, that the Borrowing Base Value attributable to any individual Proposed Borrowing Base Asset shall be deemed to be zero ($0.00) until such time as all Deliverables relating to such Asset have been received by the Administrative Agent.

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Building” has the meaning specified in Section 8.01.

Business Day” means a day of the year on which banks are not required or authorized by law to close in New York City and, if the applicable Business Day relates to any Eurodollar Rate Advances, on which dealings are carried on in the London interbank market.

Capitalized Leases” means all leases that have been or should be, in accordance with GAAP, recorded as capitalized leases.

Capitalized Value” means, in the case of any Hotel Asset, the Adjusted Net Operating Income of such Hotel Asset divided by (a) 7.25% for (x) Hotel Assets that are located in the New York City CBD area, the Boston CBD area (which, for the avoidance of doubt, includes Cambridge MA), the Washington D.C. CBD area or South Beach, Miami, FL and (y) the Hotel Asset known as the Parrot Key Hotel located in Key West, FL and listed on Schedule II and (b) 8.00% for all other Hotel Assets. 

Cash Collateralize” means, in respect of an Obligation, to provide and pledge (as a first priority perfected security interest) cash collateral in U.S. Dollars, at a location and pursuant to documentation in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, the applicable Issuing Bank and the Swing Line Bank (and “Cash Collateralization” has a corresponding meaning).

Cash Equivalents” means any of the following, to the extent owned by the applicable Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries free and clear of all Liens (other than Liens, if any, created under the Loan Documents) and having a maturity of not greater than 90 days from the date of issuance thereof:  (a) readily marketable direct obligations of the Government of the United States or any agency or instrumentality thereof or obligations unconditionally guaranteed by the full faith and credit of the Government of the United States, or (b) certificates of deposit of or time deposits with any commercial bank that is a Lender Party or a member of the Federal Reserve System, is organized under the laws of the United States or any State thereof and has combined capital and surplus of at least $1,000,000,000.

CBD” means commercial business district.

CERCLA” means the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980, as amended from time to time.

CERCLIS” means the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Information System maintained by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

CGMI” has the meaning specified in the recital of parties to this Agreement.

Change of Control” means the occurrence of any of the following:  (a) any Person or two or more Persons acting in concert shall have acquired and shall continue to have following the date hereof beneficial ownership (within the meaning of Rule 13d‑3 of the Securities and Exchange Commission under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934), directly or indirectly, of Voting Interests of the Parent Guarantor (or other securities convertible into such Voting Interests) representing 35% or more of the combined voting power of all Voting Interests of the Parent Guarantor; or (b) there is a change in the composition of the Parent Guarantor’s Board of Directors over a period of 24 consecutive months (or less) such that a

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majority of the Board of Directors (rounded up to the nearest whole number) ceases to be comprised of individuals (i) who have been Board members continuously since the beginning of such period or (ii) whose nomination or election as Board members during such period was approved by at least a majority of the Board members who, at the time of such election or nomination, where persons described in clause (i) and/or persons described in this clause (ii) whose election or nomination was previously approved by the Board; or (c) any Person or two or more Persons acting in concert shall have acquired and shall continue to have following the date hereof, by contract or otherwise, or shall have entered into a contract or arrangement that, upon consummation will result in its or their acquisition of the power to direct, directly or indirectly, the management or policies of the Parent Guarantor; or (d) the Parent Guarantor ceases to be the direct legal and beneficial owner of 70% of the limited partnership interests issued and outstanding at any time in the Borrower and of approximately 96% of the general partnership interests in the Borrower; or (e) the Borrower ceases to be the direct or indirect legal and beneficial owner of all of the Equity Interests in each direct and indirect Subsidiary that owns or leases a Borrowing Base Asset. 

Citibank” has the meaning specified in the recital of parties to this Agreement.

Closing Date” means February 28, 2014.

Commitment” means a Revolving Credit Commitment, a Term Loan Commitment, a Swing Line Commitment or a Letter of Credit Commitment.

Commitment Date” has the meaning specified in Section 2.17(b).

Commitment Increase” has the meaning specified in Section 2.17(a).

Commodity Exchange Act” means the Commodity Exchange Act (7 U.S.C. § 1 et seq.), as amended from time to time, and any successor statute.

Communications” means each notice, demand, communication, information, document and other material provided for hereunder or under any other Loan Document or otherwise transmitted between the parties hereto relating to this Agreement, the other Loan Documents, any Loan Party or its Affiliates, or the transactions contemplated by this Agreement or the other Loan Documents including, without limitation, all Approved Electronic Communications.

Conditional Approval Notice” has the meaning specified in Section 5.01(k).

Connection Income Taxes” means Other Connection Taxes that are imposed on or measured by net income (however denominated) or that are franchise Taxes or branch profits Taxes.

Consent Request Date” has the meaning specified in Section 10.01(b).

Consolidated” refers to the consolidation of accounts in accordance with GAAP.

Contingent Obligation” means, with respect to any Person, any Obligation or arrangement of such Person to guarantee or intended to guarantee any Debt, leases, dividends or other payment Obligations (“primary obligations”) of any other Person (the “primary obligor”) in any manner, whether directly or indirectly, including, without

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limitation, (a) the direct or indirect guarantee, endorsement (other than for collection or deposit in the ordinary course of business), co‑making, discounting with recourse or sale with recourse by such Person of the Obligation of a primary obligor, (b) the Obligation to make take-or-pay or similar payments, if required, regardless of nonperformance by any other party or parties to an agreement or (c) any Obligation of such Person, whether or not contingent, (i) to purchase any such primary obligation or any property constituting direct or indirect security therefor, (ii) to advance or supply funds (A) for the purchase or payment of any such primary obligation or (B) to maintain working capital or equity capital of the primary obligor or otherwise to maintain the net worth or solvency of the primary obligor, (iii) to purchase property, assets, securities or services primarily for the purpose of assuring the owner of any such primary obligation of the ability of the primary obligor to make payment of such primary obligation or (iv) otherwise to assure or hold harmless the holder of such primary obligation against loss in respect thereof.  The amount of any Contingent Obligation shall be deemed to be an amount equal to the stated or determinable amount of the primary obligation in respect of which such Contingent Obligation is made (or, if less, the maximum amount of such primary obligation for which such Person may be liable pursuant to the terms of the instrument evidencing such Contingent Obligation) or, if not stated or determinable, the maximum reasonably anticipated liability in respect thereof (assuming such Person is required to perform thereunder), as determined by such Person in good faith.

Conversion”, “Convert” and “Converted” each refer to a conversion of Advances of one Type into Advances of the other Type pursuant to Section 2.07(d), 2.09 or 2.10.

Customary Carve-Out Agreement” has the meaning specified in the definition of Non-Recourse Debt.

Debt” of any Person means, without duplication for purposes of calculating financial ratios, (a) all Debt for Borrowed Money of such Person, (b) all Obligations of such Person for the deferred purchase price of property or services other than trade payables incurred in the ordinary course of business and not overdue by more than 90 days, (c) all Obligations of such Person evidenced by notes, bonds, debentures or other similar instruments, (d) all Obligations of such Person created or arising under any conditional sale or other title retention agreement with respect to property acquired by such Person (even though the rights and remedies of the seller or lender under such agreement in the event of default are limited to repossession or sale of such property), (e) all Obligations of such Person as lessee under Capitalized Leases, (f) all Obligations of such Person under acceptance, letter of credit or similar facilities, (g) all Obligations of such Person to purchase, redeem, retire, defease or otherwise make any payment (but excluding for the avoidance of doubt (i) regular quarterly dividends made by the Parent Guarantor and (ii) special year-end dividends made by the Parent Guarantor in connection with maintaining the Parent Guarantor’s status as a REIT and avoiding the imposition of income and excise taxes under the Internal Revenue Code) in respect of any Equity Interests in such Person or any other Person (other than (i) Preferred Interests that are issued by any Loan Party or Subsidiary thereof and classified as either equity or minority interests pursuant to GAAP and (ii) common Equity Interests in the Borrower that the Borrower has the right, in its sole discretion, to redeem in exchange for common Equity Interests of an equivalent value in the Parent Guarantor and not for cash) or any warrants, rights or options to acquire such Equity Interests, (h) all Obligations of such Person in respect of Hedge Agreements, valued at the Agreement Value thereof, (i) any Obligation of such Person to guarantee or intended to guarantee any Obligations of any other Person and (j) all indebtedness and other payment

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Obligations referred to in clauses (a) through (i) above of another Person secured by (or for which the holder of such Debt has an existing right, contingent or otherwise, to be secured by) any Lien on property (including, without limitation, accounts and contract rights) owned by such Person, even though such Person has not assumed or become liable for the payment of such indebtedness or other payment Obligations (valued, in the case of any such Debt as to which recourse for the payment thereof is expressly limited to the property or assets on which such Lien is granted, at the lesser of (1) the stated or determinable amount of the Debt that is so secured or, if not stated or determinable, the maximum reasonably anticipated liability in respect thereof (assuming such Person is required to perform thereunder) and (2) the fair market value of such property or assets); provided,  however, that in the case of the Parent Guarantor and its Subsidiaries, “Debt” shall also include, without duplication, the JV Pro Rata Share of Debt for each Joint Venture.

Debt for Borrowed Money” of any Person means all items that, in accordance with GAAP, would be classified as indebtedness on a Consolidated balance sheet of such Person; provided,  however, that in the case of the Parent Guarantor and its Subsidiaries “Debt for Borrowed Money” shall also include, without duplication, the JV Pro Rata Share of Debt for Borrowed Money for each Joint Venture; provided further that as used in the definition of  “Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio”, in the case of any acquisition or disposition of any direct or indirect interest in any Asset (including through the acquisition or disposition of Equity Interests) by the Parent Guarantor or any of its Subsidiaries during the consecutive four fiscal quarters of the Parent Guarantor most recently ended for which financial statements are required to be delivered to the Lender Parties pursuant to Section 5.03(b) or (c), as the case may be, the term “Debt for Borrowed Money” (a) shall include, in the case of an acquisition, any Debt for Borrowed Money directly relating to such Asset existing immediately following such acquisition computed as if such indebtedness also existed for the portion of such period that such Asset was not owned by the Parent Guarantor or such Subsidiary, and (b) shall exclude, in the case of a disposition, for such period any Debt for Borrowed Money to which such Asset was subject to the extent such Debt for Borrowed Money was repaid or otherwise terminated upon the disposition of such Asset.

Default” means any Event of Default or any event that would constitute an Event of Default but for the requirement that notice be given or time elapse or both.

Defaulting Lender” means at any time, subject to Section 2.18(f), (i) any Lender that has failed for two or more Business Days to comply with its obligations under this Agreement to make an Advance, make a payment to any Issuing Bank in respect of a Letter of Credit Advance, make a payment to the Swing Line Bank in respect of a Swing Line Advance or make any other payment due hereunder (each, a “funding obligation”), unless such Lender has notified the Administrative Agent and the Borrower in writing that such failure is the result of such Lender’s determination that one or more conditions precedent to funding has not been satisfied (which conditions precedent, together with the applicable default, if any, will be specifically identified in such writing), (ii) any Lender that has notified the Administrative Agent, the Borrower,  any Issuing Bank or the Swing Line Bank in writing, or has stated publicly, that it does not intend to comply with its funding obligations hereunder, unless such writing or statement states that such position is based on such Lender’s determination that one or more conditions precedent to funding cannot be satisfied (which conditions precedent, together with the applicable default, if any, will be specifically identified in such writing or public statement), (iii) any Lender that has, for three or more Business Days after written request of the Administrative Agent or the Borrower,

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failed to confirm in writing to the Administrative Agent and the Borrower that it will comply with its prospective funding obligations hereunder (provided that such Lender will cease to be a Defaulting Lender pursuant to this clause (iii) upon the Administrative Agent’s and the Borrower’s receipt of such written confirmation), or (iv) any Lender with respect to which a Lender Insolvency Event has occurred and is continuing with respect to such Lender or its Parent Company, provided that in each case, neither the reallocation of funding obligations provided for in Section 2.18(b) as a result of a Lender’s being a Defaulting Lender nor the performance by Non-Defaulting Lenders of such reallocated funding obligations will by themselves cause the relevant Defaulting Lender to become a Non-Defaulting Lender. Any determination by the Administrative Agent that a Lender is a Defaulting Lender under any of clauses (i) through (iv) above will be conclusive and binding absent manifest error, and such Lender will be deemed to be a Defaulting Lender (subject to Section 2.18(f)) upon notification of such determination by the Administrative Agent to the Borrower, each Issuing Bank, the Swing Line Bank and the Lenders.

Delayed Draw Period” has the meaning specified in Section 2.01(d).

Delayed Draw Tranche” has the meaning specified in Section 2.01(d).

Deliverables” means, with respect to any Proposed Borrowing Base Asset, the following items, each in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent in its reasonable discretion (unless otherwise specified) and in sufficient copies for each Lender:

(a)A certificate of the Chief Financial Officer (or other Responsible Officer) of the Borrower, dated the date of the addition of such Proposed Borrowing Base Asset as a Borrowing Base Asset, confirming that (i) the Proposed Borrowing Base Asset satisfies all Borrowing Base Conditions, (ii) no Event of Default has occurred or is continuing, and the addition of such Proposed Borrowing Base Asset as a Borrowing Base Asset shall not cause or result in a Default or Event of Default, (iii) the representations and warranties contained in the Loan Documents are true and correct on and as of such date, and (iv) the Loan Parties are in compliance with the covenants contained in Section 5.04 (both immediately before and on a pro forma basis immediately after the addition of such Proposed Borrowing Base Property as a Borrowing Base Asset), together with supporting information demonstrating such compliance if requested by the Administrative Agent;

(b)An Availability Certificate demonstrating that the Facility Available Amount (calculated on a pro forma basis after giving effect to the addition of such Proposed Borrowing Base Asset as a Borrowing Base Asset and to any Advances made at the time thereof) will be greater than or equal to the Facility Exposure;

(c)If such Proposed Borrowing Base Asset is to be designated as a Recently Developed Asset or a Recently Redeveloped Asset, an Appraisal of such Proposed Borrowing Base Asset;

(d)Each of the items set forth in Sections 3.01(a)(v) mutatis mutandis, in each case in respect of such Proposed Borrowing Base Asset; and

(e)Reports supplementing Schedules II and 4.01(b) hereto, including descriptions of such changes in the information included in such Schedules as may be necessary for such Schedules to be accurate and complete, certified as correct and complete by a Responsible Officer of the Borrower, provided that for purposes of the definition of the term Borrowing Base Assets, the supplement to Schedule II shall become effective only upon (i) delivery of all Deliverables and

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approval thereof by the Administrative Agent, and (ii) approval of the Proposed Borrowing Base Asset as a Borrowing Base Asset pursuant to the definition of “Borrowing Base Assets”. 

Departing Lender” has the meaning specified in Section 2.19.

Development Asset” means (a) Real Property and related personal property either (i) acquired by the Parent Guarantor or one of its Subsidiaries for development into a Hotel Asset or (ii) with improvements developed by a third party and acquired by the Parent Guarantor or one of its Subsidiaries upon completion thereof for use as a Hotel Asset, in each case which in accordance with GAAP would be classified as a development property on a Consolidated balance sheet of the owner thereof, and (b) a Recently Developed Asset.  Each Development Asset shall continue to be classified as a Development Asset (and, if applicable, Recently Developed Asset) hereunder until the end of the four complete consecutive fiscal quarters of the Parent Guarantor following the achievement of Substantial Completion with respect to such Asset, following which such Asset shall be classified as a Hotel Asset hereunder.

Dividend Payout Ratio” means, at any date of determination, the ratio, expressed as a percentage, of (a) the sum of, without duplication, of all cash dividends paid by the Parent Guarantor on account of any common stock or preferred stock of the Parent Guarantor, to (b) Adjusted Funds From Operations, in each case for the four consecutive fiscal quarters of the Parent Guarantor most recently ended for which financial statements are required to be delivered to the Lender Parties pursuant to Section 5.03(b) or (c), as the case may be.

Domestic Lending Office” means, with respect to any Lender Party, the office of such Lender Party specified as its “Domestic Lending Office” opposite its name on Schedule I hereto or in the Assignment and Acceptance pursuant to which it became a Lender Party, as the case may be, or such other office of such Lender Party as such Lender Party may from time to time specify to the Borrower and the Administrative Agent.

EBITDA” means, at any date of determination, the sum of the following items, in each case for the four consecutive fiscal quarters of the Parent Guarantor most recently ended for which financial statements are required to be delivered to the Lender Parties pursuant to Section 5.03(b) or (c), as the case may be:  (a) the sum of (i) net income (or net loss) (excluding gains (or losses) from extraordinary, infrequent, and unusual items), (ii) interest expense, (iii) income tax expense, (iv) depreciation expense, (v) amortization expense, and (vi) to the extent subtracted in computing net income, without duplication, (A) non-recurring items, (B) income (or loss) allocated to noncontrolling interests (exclusive of Joint Ventures of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, as to which clause (b) below shall apply), (C) distributions on Preferred Interests, (D) non-cash stock compensation expense, (E) straight-line amortization of ground lease expense, (F) non-cash impairment of long-lived assets, (G) non-cash write-offs of deferred financing costs in connection with refinancing activity, and (H) acquisition and terminated transaction costs, in each case of the Parent Guarantor and its Subsidiaries determined on a Consolidated basis and in accordance with GAAP for such four fiscal quarter period, plus (b) with respect to each Joint Venture, the JV Economic Interest of the sum of (i) net income (or net loss) (excluding gains (or losses) from extraordinary and unusual items), (ii) interest expense, (iii) income tax expense, (iv) depreciation expense, (v) amortization expense, and (vi) to the extent subtracted in computing net income of such Joint Venture, without duplication, (A) non-recurring items, (B) straight-line amortization of ground lease expense, (C) non-cash impairment of long-lived

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assets, and (D) non-cash write-offs of deferred financing costs in connection with refinancing activity, in each case of such Joint Venture determined on a Consolidated basis and in accordance with GAAP for such four fiscal quarter period; provided, however, that for purposes of this definition, in the case of any acquisition or disposition of any direct or indirect interest in any Asset (including through the acquisition or disposition of Equity Interests) by the Parent Guarantor or any of its Subsidiaries during such four fiscal quarter period, EBITDA will be adjusted (1) in the case of an acquisition, by adding thereto an amount equal to the acquired Asset’s actual EBITDA (computed as if such Asset was owned by the Parent Guarantor or one of its Subsidiaries for the entire four fiscal quarter period) generated during the portion of such four fiscal quarter period that such Asset was not owned by the Parent Guarantor or such Subsidiary, and (2) in the case of a disposition, by subtracting therefrom an amount equal to the actual EBITDA generated by the Asset so disposed of during such four fiscal quarter period; provided further that there shall be no rent-leveling adjustments made (and only cash rents will be used) when computing EBITDA.

ECP” means an eligible contract participant as defined in the Commodity Exchange Act.

Effective Date” means the first date on which the conditions set forth in Article III shall be satisfied.

EEA Financial Institution” means (a) any credit institution or investment firm established in any EEA Member Country which is subject to the supervision of an EEA Resolution Authority, (b) any entity established in an EEA Member Country which is a parent of an institution described in clause (a) of this definition, or (c) any financial institution established in an EEA Member Country which is a subsidiary of an institution described in clauses (a) or (b) of this definition and is subject to consolidated supervision with its parent.

EEA Member Country” means any of the member states of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway.

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

 “Eligible Assignee” means (a) with respect to the Revolving Credit Facility and the Term Loan Facility, (i) a Lender; (ii) an Affiliate or Fund Affiliate of a Lender; (iii) a commercial bank organized under the laws of the United States, or any State thereof, respectively, and having total assets in excess of $500,000,000; (iv) a savings and loan association or savings bank organized under the laws of the United States or any State thereof, and having total assets in excess of $500,000,000; (v) a commercial bank organized under the laws of any other country that is a member of the OECD or has concluded special lending arrangements with the International Monetary Fund associated with its General Arrangements to Borrow, or a political subdivision of any such country, and having total assets in excess of $500,000,000, so long as such bank is acting through a branch or agency located in the United States; (vi) the central bank of any country that is a member of the OECD; (vii) a finance company, insurance company or other financial institution or fund (whether a corporation, partnership, trust or other entity) that is engaged in making, purchasing or otherwise investing in commercial loans in the ordinary course of its business and having

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total assets in excess of $500,000,000; and (viii) any other Person approved by the Administrative Agent, and, unless an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing at the time any assignment is effected pursuant to Section 10.07, approved by the Borrower, each such approval not to be unreasonably withheld or delayed, and (b) with respect to the Letter of Credit Facility, a Person that is an Eligible Assignee under subclause (iii) or (v) of this definition and is approved by the Administrative Agent and, unless an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing at the time any assignment is effected pursuant to Section 10.07, approved by the Borrower, each such approval not to be unreasonably withheld or delayed (and in the case of the Borrower, such approval shall be deemed given if not denied in writing within 10 Business Days following a request therefor); provided, however, that neither any Loan Party, nor any Affiliate of a Loan Party, nor any natural Person, shall qualify as an Eligible Assignee under this definition.

Environmental Action” means any enforcement action, litigation, demand, demand letter, claim of liability, notice of non‑compliance or violation, notice of liability or potential liability, investigation, enforcement proceeding, consent order or consent agreement arising under any Environmental Law or any Environmental Permit, or relating to the discharge, disposal or release of any Hazardous Material or arising from alleged injury or threat to health or safety from exposure to Hazardous Materials or to the environment, including, without limitation, (a) by any governmental or regulatory authority for enforcement, cleanup, removal, response, remedial or other actions or damages and (b) by any governmental or regulatory authority or third party for damages, contribution, indemnification, cost recovery, compensation or injunctive relief.

Environmental Law” means any Federal, state or local statute, law, ordinance, rule, regulation, code, order, writ, judgment, injunction, decree or binding agency or judicial interpretation, policy or guidance relating to pollution or protection of the environment, health, safety or natural resources, including, without limitation, those relating to the use, handling, transportation, treatment, storage, disposal, release or discharge of Hazardous Materials.

Environmental Permit” means any permit, approval, identification number, license or other authorization required under any applicable Environmental Law.

Equity Interests” means, with respect to any Person, shares of capital stock of (or other ownership or profit interests in) such Person, warrants, options or other rights for the purchase or other acquisition from such Person of shares of capital stock of (or other ownership or profit interests in) such Person, securities convertible into or exchangeable for shares of capital stock of (or other ownership or profit interests in) such Person or warrants, rights or options for the purchase or other acquisition from such Person of such shares (or such other interests), and other ownership or profit interests in such Person (including, without limitation, partnership, member or trust interests therein), whether voting or nonvoting, and whether or not such shares, warrants, options, rights or other interests are authorized or otherwise existing on any date of determination.

ERISA” means the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended from time to time, and the regulations promulgated and rulings issued thereunder.

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ERISA Affiliate” means any Person that is a member of the controlled group of any Loan Party, or under common control with any Loan Party, within the meaning of Section 414(b) or (c) of the Internal Revenue Code.

ERISA Event” means (a)(i) the occurrence of a reportable event, within the meaning of Section 4043 of ERISA, with respect to any Plan unless the 30‑day notice requirement with respect to such event has been waived by the PBGC or (ii) the requirements of  Section 4043(b) of ERISA apply with respect to a contributing sponsor, as defined in Section 4001(a)(13) of ERISA, of a Plan, and an event described in paragraph (9), (10), (11), (12) or (13) of Section 4043(c) of ERISA is reasonably expected to occur with respect to such Plan within the following 30 days; (b) the application for a minimum funding waiver with respect to a Plan; (c) the provision by the administrator of any Plan of a notice of intent to terminate such Plan pursuant to Section 4041(a)(2) of ERISA (including any such notice with respect to a plan amendment referred to in Section 4041(e) of ERISA); (d) the cessation of operations at a facility of any Loan Party or any ERISA Affiliate in the circumstances described in Section 4062(e) of ERISA; (e) the withdrawal by any Loan Party or any ERISA Affiliate from a Multiple Employer Plan during a plan year for which it was a substantial employer, as defined in Section 4001(a)(2) of ERISA; (f) the conditions for imposition of a lien under Section 303(k) of ERISA shall have been met with respect to any Plan; (g) the adoption of an amendment to a Plan requiring the provision of security to such Plan pursuant to Section 307 of ERISA; or (h) the institution by the PBGC of proceedings to terminate a Plan pursuant to Section 4042 of ERISA, or the occurrence of any event or condition described in Section 4042 of ERISA that constitutes grounds for the termination of, or the appointment of a trustee to administer, such Plan.

EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule” means the EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule published by the Loan Market Association (or any successor Person), as in effect from time to time.

Eurocurrency Liabilities” has the meaning specified in Regulation D of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, as in effect from time to time.

Eurodollar Lending Office” means, with respect to any Lender Party, the office of such Lender Party specified as its “Eurodollar Lending Office” opposite its name on Schedule I hereto or in the Assignment and Acceptance pursuant to which it became a Lender Party (or, if no such office is specified, its Domestic Lending Office), or such other office of such Lender Party as such Lender Party may from time to time specify to the Borrower and the Administrative Agent.

Eurodollar Rate” means, for any Interest Period for all Eurodollar Rate Advances comprising part of the same Borrowing, an interest rate per annum equal to the rate per annum obtained by dividing (a) the Screen Rate determined as of approximately 11:00 A.M. (London time) two Business Days prior to the first day of such Interest Period by (b) a percentage equal to 100% minus the Eurodollar Rate Reserve Percentage for such Interest Period, or, if for any reason the Screen Rate is not available at such time, then the “Eurodollar Rate” for such Interest Period shall be the rate per annum determined by the Administrative Agent to be the rate at which deposits in Dollars for delivery on the first day of such Interest Period in same day funds in the approximate amount of the Eurodollar Rate Advance being made, continued or converted by Citibank and with a term equivalent to such Interest Period would be offered by Citibank’s London Branch (or other Citibank branch or

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Affiliate) to major banks in the London or other offshore interbank market for Dollars at their request at approximately 11:00 A.M. (London time) two Business Days prior to the commencement of such Interest Period. For purposes of determining the Base Rate, the one-month Eurodollar Rate shall be calculated as set forth in this paragraph utilizing the Screen Rate for a one-month period as determined as of approximately 11:00 A.M. (London time) on the applicable date of determination (or on the previous Business Day if such date of determination is not a Business Day).  For the avoidance of doubt, in the case of clauses (a) and (b) above, in no circumstance shall the Eurodollar Rate be less than zero percent per annum with respect to any Eurodollar Rate Advance that has not been identified by the Borrower in accordance with the terms of this Agreement as being subject to a Guaranteed Hedge Agreement.

Eurodollar Rate Advance” means an Advance that bears interest as provided in Section 2.07(a)(ii).

Eurodollar Rate Reserve Percentage” means, for any Interest Period for all Eurodollar Rate Advances comprising part of the same Borrowing, the reserve percentage applicable two Business Days before the first day of such Interest Period under regulations issued from time to time by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (or any successor) for determining the maximum reserve requirement (including, without limitation, any emergency, supplemental or other marginal reserve requirement) for a member bank of the Federal Reserve System in New York City with respect to liabilities or assets consisting of or including Eurocurrency Liabilities (or with respect to any other category of liabilities that includes deposits by reference to which the interest rate on Eurodollar Rate Advances is determined) having a term equal to such Interest Period.

Events of Default” has the meaning specified in Section 6.01.

Excluded Swap Obligation” means, with respect to any Guarantor, any Swap Obligation if, and to the extent that, all or a portion of the Guaranty of such Guarantor of, or the grant by such Guarantor of a security interest to secure, such Swap Obligation (or any Guaranty thereof) is or becomes illegal under the Commodity Exchange Act or any rule, regulation or order of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (or the application or official interpretation of any thereof) by virtue of such Guarantor’s failure for any reason to constitute an “eligible contract participant” as defined in the Commodity Exchange Act at the time the Guaranty of such Guarantor becomes effective with respect to such related Swap Obligation.

Excluded Taxes” means any of the following Taxes imposed on or with respect to a Recipient or required to be withheld or deducted from a payment to a Recipient, (a) Taxes imposed on or measured by net income (however denominated), franchise Taxes, and branch profits Taxes, in each case, (i) imposed as a result of such Recipient being organized under the laws of, or having its principal office or, in the case of any Lender, its applicable lending office located in, the jurisdiction imposing such Tax (or any political subdivision thereof) or (ii) that are Other Connection Taxes, (b) in the case of a Lender, U.S. federal withholding Taxes imposed on amounts payable to or for the account of such Lender with respect to an applicable interest in an Advance or Commitment pursuant to a law in effect on the date on which (i) such Lender acquires such interest in the Advance or Commitment (other than pursuant to an assignment request by the Borrower under Section 2.19) or (ii) such Lender changes its lending office except in each case to the extent that, pursuant to

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Section 2.12, amounts with respect to such Taxes were payable either to such Lender’s assignor immediately before such Lender became a party hereto or to such Lender immediately before it changed its lending office, (c) Taxes attributable to such Recipient’s failure to comply with Section 2.12(f) and Section 2.12(g) (other than if such failure is due to a change in law, or in the interpretation or application thereof, occurring after the date on which a form or other document originally was required to be provided) and (d) any U.S. federal withholding Taxes imposed under FATCA.

Existing Debt” means any Debt for Borrowed Money of each Loan Party and its Subsidiaries, which, in each case, is in an amount of $1,000,000 or more and is outstanding immediately prior to the Closing Date.

Existing Florida Mortgage” means a mortgage creating a Lien on a Florida Property.

Existing Florida Note” means the promissory note or notes evidencing the Debt secured by an Existing Florida Mortgage.

Existing Hampton Inn Pearl Street Mortgage” means those certain consolidated mortgages as amended and restated under that certain Amended and Restated Mortgage by and between HHLP Pearl Street Associates, LLC and Citibank, N.A., as administrative agent, dated as of November 5, 2012, and recorded in the Office of the City Register of the City of New York on November 28, 2012 as CRFN 2012000466619.

Existing Hampton Inn Pearl Street Note” means the promissory note or notes evidencing the Indebtedness secured by the Existing Hampton Inn Pearl Street Mortgage.

Existing Holiday Inn Times Square Mortgage” means those certain mortgages consolidated under that certain Consolidated, Amended and Restated Mortgage by and between HHLP Duo Three Associates, LLC and Citibank, N.A., as administrative agent, dated as of January 4, 2013, and recorded in the Office of the City Register of the City of New York on March 4, 2013 as CRFN 2013000089249.

Existing Holiday Inn Times Square Note” means the promissory note or notes evidencing the Indebtedness secured by the Existing Holiday Inn Times Square Mortgage.

Existing Issuing Bank” means Citibank.

Existing Letters of Credit” means the letters of credit listed on Schedule III hereto.

Existing Mortgages” means (1) the Existing Holiday Inn Times Square Mortgage, (2) the Existing Nu Hotel Mortgage and (3) the Existing Hampton Inn Pearl Street Mortgage.

Existing New York Mortgage” means a mortgage creating a Lien on a New York Property.

Existing New York Note” means the promissory note or notes evidencing the Debt secured by an Existing New York Mortgage.

Existing Notes” means (1) the Existing Holiday Inn Times Square Note, (2) the Existing Nu Hotel Note and (3) the Existing Hampton Inn Pearl Street Note.

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Existing Nu Hotel Mortgage” means those certain mortgages consolidated under that certain Consolidated, Amended and Restated Mortgage by and between HHLP Smith Street Associates, LLC and Citibank, N.A., as administrative agent, dated as of November 30, 2012, and recorded in the Office of the City Register of the City of New York on January 14, 2013 as CRFN 2013000018239.

Existing Nu Hotel Note” means the promissory note or notes evidencing the Indebtedness secured by the Existing Nu Hotel Mortgage.

Existing Qualified Mortgage” means an Existing New York Mortgage or an Existing Florida Mortgage, as the case may be.

Existing Qualified Note” means an Existing New York Note or an Existing Florida Note, as the case may be.

Existing Term Loan Agreement” shall mean the Term Loan Agreement dated as of August 10, 2015 with Citibank, N.A., as Administrative Agent, as amended.

Extension Date” means the Facility Extension Date.

Extension Fee” has the meaning specified in Section 2.08(d).

Facility” means the Term Loan Facility, the Revolving Credit Facility, the Swing Line Facility or the Letter of Credit Facility.

Facility Available Amount” means, at any date of determination, the maximum total amount available under the Facilities, which shall at all times be the lesser of (a) the aggregate of all Revolving Credit Commitments and Term Loan Commitments (as such amounts may be increased pursuant to Section 2.17) and (b) the sum of (i) the lesser of (x) the portion of the Borrowing Base Value attributable to all Hotel Assets that are Borrowing Base Assets and (y) an amount that would result in a Borrowing Base Debt Service Coverage Ratio equal to 1.50 to 1.00 plus (ii) the portion of the Borrowing Base Value attributable to all Recently Developed Assets and Recently Redeveloped Assets that are Borrowing Base Assets; provided, however, that the portion of the Facility Available Amount attributable to Recently Developed Assets and Recently Redeveloped Assets shall not exceed 10% of the Facility Available Amount, and if the portion of the Facility Available Amount attributable to Recently Developed Assets and Recently Redeveloped Assets would at any time exceed 10% of the Facility Available Amount, the Facility Available Amount at such time shall be deemed to be reduced to the extent necessary to eliminate such excess.

Facility Exposure” means, at any time, the sum of (a) the aggregate principal amount of all outstanding Advances, plus (b) the amount (not less than zero) equal to the Available Amount under all outstanding Letters of Credit less all amounts, if any, then on deposit in the L/C Cash Collateral Account, plus (c) all Obligations of the Loan Parties in respect of Guaranteed Hedge Agreements, valued at the Agreement Value thereof.

Facility Extension Date” has the meaning specified in Section 2.16.

FATCA” means Sections 1471 through 1474 of the Internal Revenue Code, as of the date of this Agreement (or any amended or successor version that is substantively comparable and not materially more onerous to comply with), any current or future

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regulations or official interpretations thereof and any agreements entered into pursuant to Section 1471(b)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Federal Funds Rate” means, for any period, a fluctuating interest rate per annum equal for each day during such period to the weighted average of the rates on overnight Federal funds transactions with members of the Federal Reserve System arranged by Federal funds brokers, as published for such day (or, if such day is not a Business Day, for the next preceding Business Day) by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, or, if such rate is not so published for any day that is a Business Day, the average of the quotations for such day for such transactions receivedan analogous rate determined by the Administrative Agent from three Federal funds brokers of recognized standing selected by it.with reference to another commercially available source or sources designated by the Administrative Agent; provided,  however, that in no circumstance shall the Federal Funds Rate be less than 0% per annum.

 “Fee Letter” means any separate letter agreement executed and delivered by the Borrower and to which the Administrative Agent or an Arranger is a party, as the same may be amended, modified, renewed, replaced, restated or extended from time to time.

FF&E” means, with respect to any Asset, all fixtures, furnishings, equipment, furniture, and other items of tangible personal property now or hereafter located on such Asset or used in connection with the use, occupancy, operation and maintenance of all or any part of such Asset, other than stocks of food and other supplies held for consumption in normal operation but including, without limitation, appliances, machinery, equipment, signs, artwork, office furnishings and equipment, guest room furnishings, and specialized equipment for kitchens, laundries, bars, restaurants, public rooms, health and recreational facilities, dishware, all partitions, screens, awnings, shades, blinds, floor coverings, hall and lobby equipment, heating, lighting, plumbing, ventilating, refrigerating, incinerating, elevators, escalators, air conditioning and communication plants or systems with appurtenant fixtures, vacuum cleaning systems, call or beeper systems, security systems, sprinkler systems and other fire prevention and extinguishing apparatus and materials; reservation system computer and related equipment.

FF&E Reserve” means, with respect to any Asset or Assets for any trailing 12 month period, an amount equal to 4% of the total revenues generated from the operation of such Asset or Assets for such period.

Fiscal Year” means a fiscal year of the Parent Guarantor and its Consolidated Subsidiaries ending on December 31 in any calendar year.

Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio” means, at any date of determination, the ratio of (a) Adjusted EBITDA to (b) the sum of (i) interest (including capitalized interest, but excluding (x) non-cash interest expense resulting from the amortization of deferred financing costs, (y) the amortization of premiums paid to hedge against increasing interest rates and (z) the amortization of premium or discount recorded on acquired or originated Debt) payable on all Debt for Borrowed Money (including the JV Economic Interest of items (x), (y) and (z) in respect of Debt for Borrowed Money of each Joint Venture in which the Parent Guarantor holds a direct or indirect Equity Interest) plus (ii) scheduled amortization of principal amounts of all Debt for Borrowed Money payable (including the JV Economic Interest of any such amounts payable in respect of Debt for Borrowed Money of each Joint

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Venture in which the Parent Guarantor holds a direct or indirect Equity Interest, but excluding in all cases balloon maturity amounts) plus (iii) all cash dividends payable on any Preferred Interests (which, for the avoidance of doubt, shall include Preferred Interests structured as trust preferred securities), in each case, of or by the Parent Guarantor and its Subsidiaries for the consecutive four fiscal quarters of the Parent Guarantor most recently ended for which financial statements are required to be delivered to the Lender Parties pursuant to Section 5.03(b) or (c), as the case may be; provided, however, that for purposes of this definition, in the case of any acquisition or disposition of any direct or indirect interest in any Asset (including through the acquisition or disposition of Equity Interests) by the Parent Guarantor or any of its Subsidiaries during any four fiscal quarter period, the amounts in clauses (b)(i) to (b)(iii) will be calculated on a pro forma basis.

Flood Hazard Property” has the meaning specified in Section 8.01.

Florida Mortgage” means any consolidated, amended and restated mortgage by and from a Subsidiary of the Borrower that owns a Florida Property to the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Lenders, in substantially the form of Exhibit G-2 hereto, along with any Uniform Commercial Code financing statements related thereto.

Florida Property” has the meaning specified in Section 8.01.

Florida Term Note” means any consolidated, amended and restated promissory note made by a Subsidiary of the Borrower that owns a Florida Property and payable to the order of the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Lenders and with respect to which the Borrower shall be deemed to be a co-obligor with such Subsidiary, in substantially the form of Exhibit H-2 hereto.

 “Foreign Lender”  has the meaning specified in Section 2.12(g)(ii).

Franchise Agreements” means (a) the Franchise Agreements set forth on Part IV of Schedule 4.01(p) hereto, and (b) any Franchise Agreement in respect of a Borrowing Base Asset entered into after the Closing Date in compliance with Section 5.01(r).

Fund Affiliate” means, with respect to any Lender that is a fund that invests in bank loans, any other fund that invests in bank loans and is advised or managed by the same investment advisor as such Lender or by an Affiliate of such investment advisor.

GAAP” has the meaning specified in Section 1.03.

Good Faith Contest” means the contest of an item as to which:  (a) such item is contested in good faith, by appropriate proceedings, (b) reserves that are adequate are established with respect to such contested item in accordance with GAAP and (c) the failure to pay or comply with such contested item during the period of such contest could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.

Governmental Authority” means the government of the United States of America or any other nation, or of any political subdivision thereof, whether state or local, and any Federal, state, municipal, national, local or other governmental department, agency, authority, commission, instrumentality, board, bureau, regulatory body, court, central bank or other entity or officer exercising executive, legislative, judicial, taxing, regulatory or

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administrative powers or functions of or pertaining to government (including any supra-national bodies such as the European Union or the European Central Bank). 

Guaranteed Hedge Agreement” means any Hedge Agreement required or permitted under Article V that is entered into by and between any Loan Party and any Hedge Bank, as such instrument may be amended, modified, renewed, restated, replaced or extended from time to time. 

Guaranteed Obligations” has the meaning specified in Section 7.01(a).

Guarantor Deliverables” means each of the items set forth in Section 5.01(j).

Guarantors” has the meaning specified in the recital of parties to this Agreement.

Guaranty” means the Guaranty by the Guarantors pursuant to Article VII, together with any and all Guaranty Supplements required to be delivered pursuant to Section 5.01(j) or Section 7.05, as such instrument may be amended, modified, renewed, restated, replaced or extended from time to time.

Guaranty Supplement” means a supplement entered into by an Additional Guarantor in substantially the form of Exhibit C hereto, as such instrument may be amended, modified, renewed, restated, replaced or extended from time to time.

Hazardous Materials” means (a) petroleum or petroleum products, by-products or breakdown products, radioactive materials, asbestos-containing materials, polychlorinated biphenyls, radon gas and mold and (b) any other chemicals, materials or substances designated, classified or regulated as hazardous or toxic or as a pollutant or contaminant under any applicable Environmental Law.

Hedge Agreements” means interest rate swap, cap or collar agreements, interest rate future or option contracts, currency swap agreements, currency future or option contracts and other hedging agreements.

Hedge Bank” means any Lender Party or an Affiliate of a Lender Party in its capacity as a party to a Guaranteed Hedge Agreement; provided,  however, that so long as any Lender is a Defaulting Lender, such Lender will not be a Hedge Bank with respect to any Hedge Agreement entered into while such Lender was a Defaulting Lender.

Hotel Asset” means Real Property and related personal property (other than any Joint Venture Asset) that operates or is intended to be operated as a hotel, resort or other lodging for transient use of rooms or is a structure from which a hotel, resort or other lodging for transient use of rooms is operated or intended to be operated.  For the avoidance of doubt, (a) Development Assets and Recently Developed Assets shall not be classified as Hotel Assets hereunder until the date indicated in the last sentence of the definition of Development Asset herein, and (b) Redevelopment Assets and Recently Redeveloped Assets shall not be classified as Hotel Assets hereunder until the date indicated in the last sentence of the definition of Redevelopment Asset herein.

ICC” has the meaning specified in Section 2.03(f).

ICC Rule” has the meaning specified in Section 2.03(f).

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ICE LIBOR” has the meaning specified in the definition of Screen Rate.

Increase Date” has the meaning specified in Section 2.17(a).

Increasing Facility” has the meaning specified in Section 2.17(e).

Increasing Lender” has the meaning specified in Section 2.17(b).

Indemnified Costs” has the meaning specified in Section 9.05(a).

Indemnified Party” has the meaning specified in Section 7.06(a).

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

Information” has the meaning specified in Section 10.13.

Information Memorandum” means the information memorandum dated January 22, 2014 used by the Arrangers in connection with the syndication of the Commitments.

Initial Extension of Credit” means the earlier to occur of the initial Borrowing and the initial issuance of a Letter of Credit hereunder.

Initial Issuing Bank” has the meaning specified in the recital of parties to this Agreement.

Initial Lenders” has the meaning specified in the recital of parties to this Agreement.

Initial RC Maturity Date” shall mean February 28, 2018.

Interest Period” means, for each Eurodollar Rate Advance comprising part of the same Borrowing, the period commencing on the date of such Eurodollar Rate Advance or the date of the Conversion of any Base Rate Advance into such Eurodollar Rate Advance, and ending on the last day of the period selected by the Borrower pursuant to the provisions below and, thereafter, each subsequent period commencing on the last day of the immediately preceding Interest Period and ending on the last day of the period selected by the Borrower pursuant to the provisions below.  The duration of each such Interest Period shall be one, two, three or six months, as the Borrower may, upon notice received by the Administrative Agent not later than 2:00 P.M. (New York City time) on the third Business Day prior to the first day of such Interest Period, select; provided, however, that:

(a)the Borrower may not select any Interest Period with respect to any Eurodollar Rate Advance that ends after the applicable Maturity Date; 

(b)Interest Periods commencing on the same date for Eurodollar Rate Advances comprising part of the same Borrowing shall be of the same duration;

(c)whenever the last day of any Interest Period would otherwise occur on a day other than a Business Day, the last day of such Interest Period shall be extended to occur on the next

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succeeding Business Day; provided, however, that if such extension would cause the last day of such Interest Period to occur in the next following calendar month, the last day of such Interest Period shall occur on the next preceding Business Day; and

(d)whenever the first day of any Interest Period occurs on a day of an initial calendar month for which there is no numerically corresponding day in the calendar month that succeeds such initial calendar month by the number of months equal to the number of months in such Interest Period, such Interest Period shall end on the last Business Day of such succeeding calendar month.

Internal Revenue Code” means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended from time to time, and the regulations promulgated and rulings issued thereunder.

Investment” means with respect to any Person, any acquisition or investment (whether or not of a controlling interest) by such Person, by means of any of the following:  (a) the purchase or other acquisition of any Equity Interest in another Person, (b) a loan, advance or extension of credit to, capital contribution to, guaranty of Debt of, or purchase or other acquisition of any Debt of, another Person, including any Equity Interest in such other Person, (c) the purchase or other acquisition (in one transaction or a series of transactions) of assets of another Person that constitute the business or a division or operating unit of another Person, or (d) the purchase or other acquisition of any real property.  Any binding commitment to make an Investment, as well as any option of any Person to require an Investment in such other Person, shall constitute an Investment.  Except as expressly provided otherwise, for purposes of determining compliance with any covenant contained in a Loan Document, the amount of any Investment shall be the amount actually invested, without adjustment for subsequent increases or decreases in the value of such Investment.

Issuing Bank” means the Existing Issuing Bank, the Initial Issuing Bank and any other Lender approved as an Issuing Bank by the Administrative Agent and the Borrower and any Eligible Assignee to which a Letter of Credit Commitment hereunder has been assigned pursuant to Section 10.07 so long as each such Lender or each such Eligible Assignee expressly agrees to perform in accordance with their terms all of the obligations that by the terms of this Agreement are required to be performed by it as an Issuing Bank and notifies the Administrative Agent of its Applicable Lending Office and the amount of its Letter of Credit Commitment (which information shall be recorded by the Administrative Agent in the Register) for so long as such Existing Issuing Bank, Initial Issuing Bank, Lender or Eligible Assignee, as the case may be, shall have a Letter of Credit Commitment.

Joint Venture” means with respect to any Person, any other Person in whom such Person holds an Investment, which Investment is accounted for in the financial statements of such Person on an equity basis of accounting and whose financial results would not be consolidated under GAAP with the financial results of such Person on the Consolidated financial statements of such Person.

Joint Venture Assets” means, with respect to any Joint Venture at any time, the assets, including, without limitation, Real Property and related personal property, owned by such Joint Venture at such time.

JV Economic Interest” means, in connection with any financial or accounting item pertaining to a Joint Venture in which the Parent Guarantor holds a direct or indirect Equity Interest, the percentage representing the economic share of or economic interest in such

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item that is (or is reasonably anticipated to be) directly or indirectly allocable to the Parent Guarantor, which percentage shall be computed consistent with GAAP and in accordance with the terms of the agreement governing such Joint Venture.



JV Pro Rata Share” means, with respect to any Joint Venture at any time, the fraction, expressed as a percentage, obtained by dividing (a) the total book value of all Equity Interests in such Joint Venture held by the Parent Guarantor and any of its Subsidiaries by (b) the total book value of all outstanding Equity Interests in such Joint Venture at such time.

L/C Account Collateral” has the meaning specified in Section 2.20.

L/C Cash Collateral Account” means an account of the Borrower to be maintained with the Administrative Agent, in the name of the Administrative Agent and under the sole control and dominion of the Administrative Agent and subject to the terms of this Agreement.  

L/C Related Documents” has the meaning specified in Section 2.04(b)(ii)(A).

Lender Insolvency Event” means that, other than in connection with an Undisclosed Administration, (a) the Lender or its Parent Company is insolvent, or is generally unable to pay its debts as they become due, or admits in writing its inability to pay its debts as they become due, or makes a general assignment for the benefit of its creditors, or (b) such Lender or its Parent Company is the subject of a bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, liquidation or similar proceeding, or a receiver, trustee, conservator, intervenor or sequestrator or the like has been appointed for such Lender or its Parent Company, or such Lender or its Parent Company has taken any action in furtherance of or indicating its consent to or acquiescence in any such proceeding or appointment, or (c) such Lender or its Parent Company has become the subject of a Bail-In Action.  Notwithstanding the above, a Lender Insolvency Event shall not occur solely by virtue of the ownership or acquisition of any Equity Interest in the applicable Lender or any direct or indirect Parent Company thereof by a Governmental Authority so long as such ownership interest does not result in or provide such Lender with immunity from the jurisdiction of courts within the United States or from the enforcement of judgments or writs of attachment on its assets or permit such Lender (or such Governmental Authority) to reject, repudiate, disavow or disaffirm any contracts or agreements made with such Lender.

 “Lender Party” means any Lender, the Swing Line Bank or any Issuing Bank.

Lenders” means the Initial Lenders, each Acceding Lender that shall become a party hereto pursuant to Section 2.17 and each Person that shall become a Lender hereunder pursuant to Section 10.07 for so long as such Initial Lender or Person, as the case may be, shall be a party to this Agreement.

Letter of Credit Advance” means an advance made by any Issuing Bank or any Lender pursuant to Section 2.03(c).

Letter of Credit Agreement” has the meaning specified in Section 2.03(a), as such instrument may be amended, modified, renewed, restated, replaced or extended from time to time.

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Letter of Credit Commitment” means, with respect to any Issuing Bank at any time, the amount set forth opposite such Issuing Bank’s name on Schedule I hereto under the caption “Letter of Credit Commitment” or, if such Issuing Bank has entered into one or more Assignment and Acceptances, set forth for such Issuing Bank in the Register maintained by the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 10.07(d) as such Issuing Bank’s “Letter of Credit Commitment”, as such amount may be reduced at or prior to such time pursuant to Section 2.05.

Letter of Credit Exposure” means, at any time, the sum of (a) the aggregate Available Amount of all outstanding Letters of Credit at such time plus (b) the aggregate amount of all payments or disbursements made by an Issuing Bank pursuant to a Letter of Credit Advance that have not yet been reimbursed at such time.

Letter of Credit Facility” means, at any time, an amount equal to the lesser of (a) the aggregate amount of the Issuing Banks’ Letter of Credit Commitments at such time, and (b) $30,000,000, as such amount may be reduced at or prior to such time pursuant to Section 2.05.

Letters of Credit” has the meaning specified in Section 2.01(b).

Leverage Ratio” means, at any date of determination, the ratio of (a) Total Debt minus Unrestricted Cash in excess of $50,000,000 to (b) Total Asset Value, in each case as at the end of the most recently ended fiscal quarter of the Parent Guarantor for which financial statements are required to be delivered to the Lender Parties pursuant to Section 5.03(b) or (c), as the case may be.

Lien” means any lien, security interest or other charge or encumbrance of any kind, or any other type of preferential arrangement, including, without limitation, the lien or retained security title of a conditional vendor and any easement, right of way or other encumbrance on title to real property; provided,  however, that, with respect to any Hotel Asset, a Qualified Mortgage (as defined herein or in the Existing Term Loan Agreementloan documentation for the applicable Senior Unsecured Bank Facility) shall not constitute a Lien on such Hotel Asset hereunder so long as (i) such Qualified Mortgage is held by the administrative agent under the Existing Term Loan Agreementany Senior Unsecured Bank Facility for the ratable benefit of the LendersLender Parties (as defined in the Existing Term Loan Agreementloan documentation for the applicable Senior Unsecured Bank Facility) or by the Administrative Agent for the ratable benefit of the Lender PartiesLenders and (ii) the Administrative Agent is a Qualified Unsecured Lender (as defined in the Existing Term Loan Agreementloan documentation for the applicable Senior Unsecured Bank Facility) or the administrative agent under the Existing Term Loan Agreementapplicable Senior Unsecured Bank Facility is a Qualified Unsecured Lender herein, as applicable.

 “Limited Subsidiary” has the meaning specified in Section 5.01(j).

Loan Documents” means (a) this Agreement, (b) the Notes, (c) the Fee Letter, (d) each Letter of Credit Agreement, (e) each Guaranty Supplement, (f) each Qualified Mortgage held by the Administrative Agent for the ratable benefit of the Lender Parties, (g) each Qualified Term Note held by the Administrative Agent for the ratable benefit of the Lender Parties, (h) each Guaranteed Hedge Agreement, and (i) each other document or instrument now or hereafter executed and delivered by a Loan Party in connection with,

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pursuant to or relating to this Agreement, in each case as amended, modified, renewed, restated, replaced or extended.

Loan Parties” means the Borrower and the Guarantors.

Management Agreements” means (a) the Management Agreements set forth on Part III of Schedule 4.01(p) hereto (as supplemented from time to time in accordance with the provisions hereof), and (b) any Management Agreement in respect of a Borrowing Base Asset entered into after the Closing Date in compliance with Section 5.01(q).

Margin Stock” has the meaning specified in Regulation U.

Material Acquisition” means the acquisition by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries, in a single transaction or in a series of related transactions, of either (a) all or any substantial portion of the property of, or a line of business or division of, or any other property of, another Person or (b) at least a majority of the voting Equity Interests of another Person, in each case whether or not involving a merger or consolidation with such other Person, in which the value of the assets acquired in such acquisition is greater than or equal to $150,000,000.

Material Adverse Change” means a material adverse change in the business, financial condition or operations of the Parent Guarantor and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole.

Material Adverse Effect” means a material adverse effect on (a) the business, financial condition or operations of the Parent Guarantor and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole, (b) the material rights and remedies of the Administrative Agent or any Lender Party under any Loan Document or (c) the ability of the Loan Parties, taken as a whole, to perform their Obligations under the Loan Documents.

Material Contract” means each contract to which the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries is a party as to which the breach, nonperformance, cancellation or failure to renew by any party thereto could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

Material Debt” means (a) Recourse Debt of any Loan Party that is outstanding in a principal amount (or, in the case of any Hedge Agreement, an Agreement Value) of $30,000,000 or more, or (b) any other Debt of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary of a Loan Party that is outstanding in a principal amount (or, in the case of any Hedge Agreement, an Agreement Value) of $60,000,000 or more; in each case (i) whether or not the primary obligation of the applicable obligor, (ii) whether the subject of one or more separate debt instruments or agreements, and (iii) exclusive of Debt outstanding under this Agreement.  For the avoidance of doubt, Material Debt may include Refinancing Debt to the extent comprising Material Debt as defined herein.

Material Subsidiaries” means one or more Subsidiaries of the Parent Guarantor which individually or collectively own assets with an aggregate gross book value of $60,000,000 or more.

Maturity Date” shall mean (a) with respect to the Revolving Credit Facility, the earliest to occur of (i) the Initial RC Maturity Date, as such date may be extended in accordance with Section 2.16, (ii) the date of termination of all of the Revolving Credit

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Commitments by the Borrower pursuant to Section 2.05 or (iii) the date of termination of all of the Revolving Credit Commitments, the Swing Line Commitment and the Letter of Credit Commitments pursuant to Section 6.01, and (b) with respect to the Term Loan, the earliest to occur of (i) February 28, 2019, (ii) the date of termination of all of the Term Loan Commitments by the Borrower pursuant to Section 2.05 which will occur concurrently with the payment in full of the Term Loan, and (iii) the date of termination of the Term Loan Commitments pursuant to Section 6.01.

Maximum Rate” means the maximum nonusurious interest rate under applicable law.

Moody’s” means Moody’s Investors Service, Inc. and any successor thereto.

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

Multiple Employer Plan” means a single employer plan, as defined in Section 4001(a)(15) of ERISA, that (a) is maintained for employees of any Loan Party or any ERISA Affiliate and at least one Person other than the Loan Parties and the ERISA Affiliates or (b) was so maintained and in respect of which any Loan Party or any ERISA Affiliate could have liability under Section 4064 or 4069 of ERISA in the event such plan has been or were to be terminated.

Negative Pledge” means, with respect to any asset, any provision of a document, instrument or agreement (other than a Loan Document) which prohibits or purports to prohibit the creation or assumption of any Lien on such asset as security for Debt of the Person owning such asset or any other Person; provided,  however, that (a) an agreement that conditions a Person’s ability to encumber its assets upon the maintenance of one or more specified ratios that limit such Person’s ability to encumber its assets but that do not generally prohibit the encumbrance of its assets, or the encumbrance of specific assets, shall not constitute a Negative Pledge, and (b) a provision in any agreement governing unsecured Debt generally prohibiting the encumbrance of assets (exclusive of any outright prohibition on the encumbrance of particular Borrowing Base Assets) shall not constitute a Negative Pledge so long as such provision is generally consistent with a comparable provision of the Loan Documents.

Net Operating Income” means, with respect to any Borrowing Base Asset for any applicable measurement period, (a) the total rental and other revenue from the operation of such Borrowing Base Asset for such period, minus (b) all expenses and other proper charges incurred in connection with the operation and maintenance of such Borrowing Base Asset for such period, including, without limitation, management fees, repairs, real estate and chattel taxes and bad debt expenses, but before payment or provision for debt service charges, income taxes and depreciation, amortization and other non-cash expenses, all as determined in accordance with GAAP and in each case for consecutive four fiscal quarters of the Parent Guarantor most recently ended for which financial statements are required to be delivered to the Lender Parties pursuant to Section 5.03(b) or (c), as the case may be; provided,  however, that for purposes of this definition, in the case of any acquisition or disposition of any direct or indirect interest in any Borrowing Base Asset (including through

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the acquisition or disposition of Equity Interests) by the Parent Guarantor or any of its Subsidiaries during such four fiscal quarter period, Net Operating Income will be adjusted (1) in the case of an acquisition, by adding thereto an amount equal to the acquired Borrowing Base Asset’s actual Net Operating Income (computed as if such Borrowing Base Asset was owned by the Parent Guarantor or one of its Subsidiaries for the entire four fiscal quarter period) generated during the portion of such four fiscal quarter period that such Borrowing Base Asset was not owned by the Parent Guarantor or such Subsidiary, and (2) in the case of a disposition, by subtracting therefrom an amount equal to the actual Net Operating Income generated by the Borrowing Base Asset so disposed of during such four fiscal quarter period.

 “New York Mortgage” means any consolidated, amended and restated mortgage by and from a Subsidiary of the Borrower that owns a New York Property to the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Lender Parties, in substantially the form of Exhibit G-1 hereto.

New York Property” has the meaning specified in Section 8.01.

New York Term Note” means any consolidated, amended and restated promissory note made by a Subsidiary of the Borrower that owns a New York Property and payable to the order of the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Lender Parties and with respect to which the Borrower shall be deemed to be a co-obligor with such Subsidiary, in substantially the form of Exhibit H-1 hereto.

Non-Consenting Lender” has the meaning specified in Section 10.01(b).

Non-Defaulting Lender” means, at any time, a Lender that is not a Defaulting Lender.

Non-Recourse Debt” means Debt for Borrowed Money with respect to which recourse for payment is limited to (a) any building(s) or parcel(s) of real property and any related assets encumbered by a Lien securing such Debt for Borrowed Money and/or (b) (i) the general credit of the Property-Level Subsidiary that has incurred such Debt for Borrowed Money, and/or the direct Equity Interests therein and/or (ii) the general credit of the immediate parent entity of such Property-Level Subsidiary, provided that such parent entity’s assets consist solely of Equity Interests in such Property-Level Subsidiary, it being understood that the instruments governing such Debt may include customary carve-outs to such limited recourse (any such customary carve-outs or agreements limited to such customary carve-outs, being a “Customary Carve-Out Agreement”) such as, for example, personal recourse to the Parent Guarantor or any Subsidiary of the Parent Guarantor for fraud, misrepresentation, misapplication or misappropriation of cash, waste, environmental claims, damage to properties, non-payment of taxes or other liens despite the existence of sufficient cash flow, interference with the enforcement of loan documents upon maturity or acceleration, voluntary or involuntary bankruptcy filings, violation of loan document prohibitions against transfer of properties or ownership interests therein and liabilities and other circumstances customarily excluded by lenders from exculpation provisions and/or included in separate indemnification and/or guaranty agreements in non-recourse financings of real estate.

Note” means a promissory note of the Borrower payable to the order of any Lender, in substantially the form of (a) Exhibit A-1 hereto evidencing the aggregate indebtedness of the Borrower to such Lender resulting from the Revolving Credit Advances,

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Swing Line Advances and Letter of Credit Advances made by such Lender or (b) Exhibit A-2 hereto evidencing the aggregate indebtedness of the Borrower to such Lender resulting from the advances in respect of the Term Loan made by such Lender, in each case as such instrument may be amended, modified, renewed, restated, replaced or extended from time to time.

Notice of Borrowing” has the meaning specified in Section 2.02(a).

Notice of Issuance” has the meaning specified in Section 2.03(a).

Notice of Renewal” has the meaning specified in Section 2.01(b).

Notice of Swing Line Borrowing” has the meaning specified in Section 2.02(b).

Notice of Termination” has the meaning specified in Section 2.01(b).

NPL” means the National Priorities List under CERCLA.

Obligation” means, with respect to any Person, any payment, performance or other obligation of such Person of any kind, including, without limitation, any liability of such Person on any claim, whether or not the right of any creditor to payment in respect of such claim is reduced to judgment, liquidated, unliquidated, fixed, contingent, matured, disputed, undisputed, legal, equitable, secured or unsecured, and whether or not such claim is discharged, stayed or otherwise affected by any proceeding referred to in Section 6.01(f).  Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Obligations of any Loan Party under the Loan Documents include (a) the obligation to pay principal, interest, Letter of Credit commissions, charges, expenses, fees, attorneys’ fees and disbursements, indemnities and other amounts payable by such Loan Party under any Loan Document and (b) the obligation of such Loan Party to reimburse any amount in respect of any of the foregoing that any Lender Party, in its sole discretion, may elect to pay or advance on behalf of such Loan Party.

OECD” means the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

OFAC” means the Office of Foreign Asset Control of the Department of the Treasury of the United States.

Operating Lease” means any operating lease of a Borrowing Base Asset between the applicable Loan Party that owns such Borrowing Base Asset (whether in fee simple or subject to a Qualifying Ground Lease), as lessor, and the applicable TRS Lessee that leases such Borrowing Base Asset, as lessee, as each may be amended, restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time.

Other Connection Taxes means, with respect to any Recipient, Taxes imposed as a result of a present or former connection between such Recipient and the jurisdiction imposing such Tax (other than connections arising from such Recipient having executed, delivered, become a party to, performed its Obligations under, received payments under, received or perfected a security interest under, engaged in any other transaction pursuant to or enforced any Loan Document, or sold or assigned an interest in any Advance or Loan Document).

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Other Facilities” means the 2015 Term Loan Facility and the 2016 Term Loan Facility, collectively.

Other Taxes” means all present or future stamp, court or documentary, excise, property, intangible, recording, filing or similar Taxes that arise from any payment made under, from the execution, delivery, performance, enforcement or registration of, from the receipt or perfection of a security interest under, or otherwise with respect to, any Loan Document, except any such Taxes that are Other Connection Taxes imposed with respect to an assignment (other than an assignment made pursuant to Section 2.19).

Parent Company” means, with respect to a Lender, the bank holding company (as defined in Federal Reserve Board Regulation Y), if any, of such Lender, and/or any Person owning, beneficially or of record, directly or indirectly, a majority of the shares of such Lender.

Parent Guarantor” has the meaning specified in the recital of parties to this Agreement.

Participant” has the meaning specified in Section 2.03(c)(i).

Participant Register” has the meaning specified in Section 10.07(g).

Patriot Act” has the meaning specified in Section 10.14.

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

Permitted Liens” means such of the following as to which no enforcement, collection, execution, levy or foreclosure proceeding shall have been commenced, unless the subject of a Good Faith Contest as permitted herein:  (a) Liens for taxes, assessments and governmental charges or levies not yet due and payable or which are the subject of a Good Faith Contest; (b) Liens imposed by law, such as materialmen’s, mechanics’, carriers’, workmen’s and repairmen’s Liens and other similar Liens arising in the ordinary course of business securing obligations that are (x) not yet due and payable or (y) (i) not overdue for a period of more than 60 days or are the subject of a Good Faith Contest and (ii) individually or together with all other similar Liens outstanding on any date of determination do not materially adversely affect the use of the property to which they relate; (c) pledges or deposits to secure obligations under workers’ compensation or unemployment laws or similar legislation or to secure public or statutory obligations; (d) easements, zoning restrictions, rights of way and other encumbrances and Liens (other than monetary Liens) on title to real property and all building, zoning and land use laws that do not render title to the property encumbered thereby unmarketable or materially and adversely affect the use or value of such property for its present purposes; (e) Tenancy Leases; (f) all Liens noted on the land surveys and title insurance policies delivered to the Administrative Agent prior to the Closing Date pursuant to Sections 3.01(a)(v)(A) and (D) hereof; (g) Liens of landlords, lessors and sublessors of real property for amounts not yet due and payable and such Person’s ownership interest in such real property to the extent constituting a Lien; (h) deposits in respect of insurance premiums; (i) precautionary filings under the Uniform Commercial Code; (j) Liens arising under ERISA with respect to one or more Plans or one or more Multiemployer Plans that do not, in the aggregate when combined with all other then-current ERISA Events, constitute an Event of Default under Section 6.01(k) and (k) deposits to secure trade contracts (other than for Debt), statutory obligations, surety and appeal

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bonds, performance bonds and other obligations of a like nature incurred in the ordinary course of business.

Person” means an individual, partnership, corporation (including a business trust), limited liability company, joint stock company, trust, unincorporated association, joint venture or other entity, or a government or any political subdivision or agency thereof.

Plan” means a Single Employer Plan or a Multiple Employer Plan.

Post Petition Interest” has the meaning specified in Section 7.07(b).

Potential Defaulting Lender” means, at any time, (i) any Lender with respect to which an event of the kind referred to in the definition of “Lender Insolvency Event” has occurred and is continuing in respect of any Subsidiary of such Lender, (ii) any Lender that has notified, or whose Parent Company or a Subsidiary thereof has notified, the Administrative Agent, the Borrower, any Issuing Bank or the Swing Line Bank in writing, or has stated publicly, that it does not intend to comply with its funding obligations under any other loan agreement or credit agreement or other similar agreement, unless such writing or statement states that such position is based on such Lender’s determination that one or more conditions precedent to funding cannot be satisfied (which conditions precedent, together with the applicable default, if any, will be specifically identified in such writing or public statement), or (iii) any Lender that has, or whose Parent Company has, non-investment grade ratings on its senior notes from all of the nationally recognized rating agencies that provide ratings for such entity on its senior notes.  Any determination by the Administrative Agent that a Lender is a Potential Defaulting Lender under any of clauses (i) through (iii) above will be conclusive and binding absent manifest error, and such Lender will be deemed a Potential Defaulting Lender (subject to Section 2.18(f)) upon notification of such determination by the Administrative Agent to the Borrower, each Issuing Bank, the Swing Line Bank and the Lenders.

Preferred Interests” means, with respect to any Person, Equity Interests issued by such Person that are entitled to a preference or priority over any other Equity Interests issued by such Person upon any distribution of such Person’s property and assets, whether by dividend or upon liquidation.

Property-Level Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary of the Borrower or any Joint Venture that holds a direct fee or leasehold interest in any single building (or group of related buildings, including, without limitation, buildings pooled for purposes of a Non‑Recourse Debt financing) or parcel (or group of related parcels, including, without limitation, parcels pooled for purposes of a Non-Recourse Debt financing) of real property and related assets and not in any other building or parcel of real property.

Proposed Borrowing Base Asset” has the meaning specified in Section 5.01(k).

Proposed Increased Commitment” has the meaning specified in Section 2.17(b).

Pro Rata Share” of (a) any amount related to the Revolving Credit Facility means, with respect to any Revolving Credit Lender at any time, the product of such amount times a fraction the numerator of which is the amount of such Revolving Credit Lender’s Revolving Credit Commitment at such time (or, if the Revolving Credit Commitments shall have been terminated pursuant to Section 2.05 or 6.01, such Revolving Credit Lender’s Revolving Credit

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Commitment as in effect immediately prior to such termination) and the denominator of which is the Revolving Credit Facility at such time (or, if the Revolving Credit Commitments shall have been terminated pursuant to Section 2.05 or 6.01, the Revolving Credit Facility as in effect immediately prior to such termination), or (b) any amount related to the Term Loan Facility means, with respect to any Term Loan Lender at any time, the product of such amount times a fraction the numerator of which is the amount of such Term Loan Lender’s Term Loan Commitment at such time (or, if the Term Loan Commitments shall have been terminated pursuant to Section 6.01 or expired, such Term Loan Lender’s Facility Exposure with respect to the Term Loan) and the denominator of which is the Term Loan Facility at such time (or, if the Term Loan Commitments shall have been terminated pursuant to Section 6.01 or expired, the aggregate Facility Exposure with respect to the Term Loan).

Purchasing Lender” has the meaning specified in Section 2.17(e).

Qualified Advance” has the meaning specified in Section 8.01.

Qualified ECP Guarantor” means, in respect of any Swap Obligation, each Guarantor that has total assets exceeding $10,000,000 at the time the relevant guarantee or grant of security interest becomes effective with respect to such Swap Obligation or at the time such Swap Obligation is incurred or such other Person as constitutes an ECP under the Commodity Exchange Act or any regulations promulgated thereunder.

Qualified Ground Lease” means a ground lease of Real Property containing the following terms and conditions:  (a) a remaining term (exclusive of any unexercised extension options that are subject to terms or conditions not yet agreed upon and specified in such ground lease or an amendment thereto, other than a condition that the lessee not be in default under such ground lease) of 30 years or more from the date the related Hotel Asset, Recently Developed Assets or Recently Redeveloped Asset, as applicable, becomes a Borrowing Base Asset; (b) (i) the right of the lessee to mortgage and encumber its interest in the leased property without the consent of the lessor or (ii) an affirmative grant of such right from the lessor to the immediately preceding mortgagee of the leased property; (c) the obligation of the lessor to give the holder of any mortgage Lien on such leased property written notice of any defaults on the part of the lessee and agreement of such lessor that such lease will not be terminated until such holder has had a reasonable opportunity to cure or complete foreclosures, and fails to do so; (d) reasonable transferability of the lessee’s interest under such lease, including the ability to sublease; and (e) such other rights customarily required by mortgagees making a loan secured by the interest of the holder of a leasehold estate demised pursuant to a ground lease, provided that such agreement may also be contained in a separate agreement between the lessor and the Administrative Agent.

Qualified Mortgage” means a New York Mortgage or a Florida Mortgage, as the case may be.

Qualified Property” means a New York Property or a Florida Property, as the case may be.

Qualified Term Note” means a New York Term Note or a Florida Term Note, as the case may be.

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Qualified Unsecured Debt” has the meaning specified in the definition of Qualified Unsecured Lender.

Qualified Unsecured Lender” means (a) a trustee in respect of an issuance of Debt by the Borrower or the Parent Guarantor pursuant to Rule 144A of the Securities Act, or (b) an administrative agent or similar lead representative of a lender group (or, if no such administrative agent or similar lead representative exists, each lender thereunder) in respect of the 2015 Term Loan Agreement, the 2016 Term Loan Agreement or a term loan made (or to be made) to the Borrower or the Parent Guarantor, in each case where such Debt is not secured by any Lien and does not otherwise constitute secured Debt hereunder (“Qualified Unsecured Debt”), provided that to constitute Qualified Unsecured Debt hereunder (i) the Borrower shall have provided notice to the Administrative Agent of the aggregate maximum principal amount of such Debt, the name of the Qualified Unsecured Lender thereunder, the address to which any notices to such Qualified Unsecured Lender should be sent and such other information regarding the terms of such Debt as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request, (ii) the Borrower shall have delivered a certificate signed by a Responsible Officer of the Parent Guarantor, dated the date of the incurrence of such Debt, certifying that (x) no Event of Default has occurred and is continuing or would result from the incurrence of such Indebtedness, and (y) the Loan Parties are in compliance with the covenants contained in Section 5.04 immediately before and, on a pro forma basis, immediately after such date, together with reasonable supporting information demonstrating such compliance, and (iii) such Qualified Unsecured Lender shall have provided to the Administrative Agent a written acknowledgement that such Person has reviewed and approved the provisions of Article VIII of this Agreement and, if requested by such Person (provided that at the time of such request such Person shall satisfy the foregoing provisions of this definition), the Administrative Agent shall have provided to such Person a written acknowledgement that such Person is a “Qualified Unsecured Lender” and is entitled to the rights, benefits and protections accorded to a Qualified Unsecured Lender under Section 8.01(f) (it being understood that no such acknowledgment from the Administrative Agent shall be required in order for any such Qualified Unsecured Lender to obtain the rights, benefits or protections under Section 8.01(f)).

RC Assigned Rights and Obligations” has the meaning specified in Section 2.21(b).

RC Purchasing Bank” has the meaning specified in Section 2.21(b).

RC Selling Bank” has the meaning specified in Section 2.21(b).

Real Property” means all right, title and interest of the Borrower and each of its Subsidiaries in and to any land and any improvements located thereon, together with all equipment, furniture, materials, supplies and personal property in which such Person has an interest now or hereafter located on or used in connection with such land and improvements, and all appurtenances, additions, improvements, renewals, substitutions and replacements thereof now or hereafter acquired by such Person.

Recently Developed Asset” means a Development Asset of the type described in clause (a) of the definition thereof as to which Substantial Completion has been achieved and fewer than four complete consecutive fiscal quarters of the Parent Guarantor have elapsed since the date of such Substantial Completion, which Development Asset has been

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designated by the Borrower in writing, with the approval of the Administrative Agent and the Required Lenders, as a “Recently Developed Asset”.

Recently Redeveloped Asset” means a Redevelopment Asset of the type described in clause (a) of the definition thereof as to which Substantial Completion has been achieved and fewer than four complete consecutive fiscal quarters of the Parent Guarantor have elapsed since the date of such Substantial Completion, which Redevelopment Asset has been designated by the Borrower in writing, with the approval of the Administrative Agent and the Required Lenders, as a “Recently Redeveloped Asset”.

“Recipient” means (a) the Administrative Agent, (b) any Lender Party and (c) any Issuing Bank.

Reciprocal Protections Provisions” has the meaning specified in Section 5.01(y).

Recourse Debt” means Debt for which the Parent Guarantor or any of its Subsidiaries (other than a Property-Level Subsidiary) has personal or recourse liability in whole or in part, exclusive of any such Debt for which such personal or recourse liability is limited to obligations under Customary Carve-Out Agreements.

Redevelopment Asset” means (a) an Asset which either (i) has been acquired with a view toward renovating or rehabilitating such Asset, or (ii) the Borrower or a Subsidiary thereof intends to renovate or rehabilitate, and (b) a Recently Redeveloped Asset.  Each Redevelopment Asset shall continue to be classified as a Redevelopment Asset (and, if applicable, Recently Redeveloped Asset) hereunder until the end of the four complete consecutive fiscal quarters of the Parent Guarantor following the achievement of Substantial Completion with respect to such Asset, following which such Asset shall be classified as a Hotel Asset hereunder.

Refinancing Debt” means, with respect to any Debt, any Debt extending the maturity of, or refunding or refinancing, in whole or in part, such Debt, provided that (a) the terms of any Refinancing Debt, and of any agreement entered into and of any instrument issued in connection therewith, (i) do not provide for any Lien on any Borrowing Base Assets, and (ii) are not otherwise prohibited by the Loan Documents, (b) the principal amount of such Debt shall not exceed the principal amount of the Debt being extended, refunded or refinanced plus the amount of any applicable premium and expenses, and (c) the other material terms, taken as a whole, of any such Debt are no less favorable in any material respect to the Loan Parties or the Lender Parties than the terms governing the Debt being extended, refunded or refinanced.

Register” has the meaning specified in Section 10.07(d).

Regulation U” means Regulation U of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, as in effect from time to time.

REIT means a Person that is qualified to be treated for tax purposes as a real estate investment trust under Sections 856-860 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Replacement Lender” means an Eligible Assignee designated by the Borrower and approved by the Administrative Agent (such approval not to be unreasonably withheld).

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Required Lenders” means, at any time, Lenders owed or holding greater than 50% of the sum of (a) the aggregate principal amount of the Advances outstanding at such time, (b) the aggregate Available Amount of all Letters of Credit outstanding at such time and (c) the aggregate Unused Revolving Credit Commitments at such time, provided that (i) at all times when there are two (2) or more Lenders holding Commitments, “Required Lenders” must include two (2) or more Lenders and (ii) no Defaulting Lender shall be included in the calculation of “Required Lenders” and no Defaulting Lender’s approval shall be included in the calculation of whether the Required Lenders shall have approved an action or undertaking.  For purposes of this definition, the aggregate principal amount of Swing Line Advances owing to the Swing Line Bank and of Letter of Credit Advances owing to any Issuing Bank and the Available Amount of each Letter of Credit shall be considered to be owed to the Revolving Lenders ratably in accordance with their respective Revolving Credit Commitments.

Responsible Officer” means, with respect to any Loan Party, the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Financial Officer, the Chief Accounting Officer, Director of Financial Reporting or Treasurer of such Loan Party or of any general partner or managing member of such Loan Party.

Restricted Payments” means, in the case of any Person, to declare or pay any dividends, purchase, redeem, retire, defease or otherwise acquire for value any of its Equity Interests now or hereafter outstanding, return any capital to its stockholders, partners or members (or the equivalent Persons thereof) as such, or to make any distribution of assets, Equity Interests, obligations or securities to its stockholders, partners or members (or the equivalent Persons thereof) as such, except for (i) any purchase, redemption or other acquisition of Equity Interests with the proceeds of issuances of new common Equity Interests occurring not more than one year prior to such purchase, redemption or other acquisition and (ii) non-cash payments in connection with employee, trustee and director stock option plans or similar incentive arrangements.  For the avoidance of doubt, in the case of the Parent Guarantor, Restricted Payments will include any purchase, redemption or other acquisition of Equity Interests in Parent Guarantor with the proceeds of Transfers permitted by Section 5.02(e) of this Agreement.   

Revolving Credit Advance” has the meaning specified in Section 2.01(a).

Revolving Credit Commitment” means, with respect to any Revolving Credit Lender at any time, the amount (a) set forth opposite such Revolving Credit Lender’s name on Schedule I hereto under the caption “Revolving Credit Commitment” or (b) if such Revolving Credit Lender has entered into one or more Assignment and Acceptances, set forth for such Revolving Credit Lender in the Register maintained by the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 10.07(d) as such Revolving Credit Lender’s “Revolving Credit Commitment”, as such amount may be reduced at or prior to such time pursuant to Section 2.05.

Revolving Credit Exposure” means, at any time, the sum of the aggregate principal amount of all outstanding Revolving Credit Advances.

Revolving Credit Facility” means, at any time, the aggregate amount of the Revolving Credit Lenders’ Revolving Credit Commitments at such time.

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Revolving Credit Lender” shall mean, at any time, a Lender that holds a Revolving Credit Commitment.

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

Sale and Leaseback Transaction” shall mean any arrangement with any Person providing for the leasing by the Parent Guarantor or any of its Subsidiaries of any Real Property that has been sold or transferred or is to be sold or transferred by the Parent Guarantor or such Subsidiary, as the case may be, to such Person.

Sanctions” has the meaning set forth in Section 4.01(x).

Sarbanes-Oxley” means the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, as amended.

Screen Rate” means, for any Interest Period, the rate per annum (rounded upward, if necessary, to the nearest 1/100 of 1%) determined by the Administrative Agent to be the ICE Benchmark Administration Limited LIBOR Rate (“ICE LIBOR”) for deposits in Dollars (for delivery on the first day of such Interest Period) for a term equivalent to such Interest Period as published by Reuters or another commercially available source providing quotations of ICE LIBOR as designated by the Administrative Agent from time to time in place of Reuters;  provided that in no circumstances shall the Screen Rate be less than 0% per annum.

secured Debt” means Debt that is secured by any Lien.

Secured Debt Leverage Ratio” means, at any date of determination, the ratio, expressed as a percentage, of (a) Consolidated secured Debt of the Parent Guarantor and its Subsidiaries to (b) Total Asset Value, in each case as at the end of the most recently ended fiscal quarter of the Parent Guarantor for which financial statements are required to be delivered to the Lender PartiesLenders pursuant to Section 5.03(b) or (c) as the case may be; provided,  however, that secured Debt shall exclude, to the extent provided in Section 8.01(b), (i) the Debt evidenced by any Qualified Term Note held by the Administrative Agent, and (ii) the Debt evidenced by any Qualified Term Note (as defined in the Existing Term Loan Agreement) held by the administrative agent under the Existing Term Loan Agreementor, if there is no administrative agent, the lender under any Senior Unsecured Bank Facility, so long as the Administrative Agent shall be a Qualified Unsecured Lender (as defined in the Existing Term Loan Agreementloan documentation for such Senior Unsecured Bank Facility) and the property encumbered by the Qualified Mortgage which evidences such Debt is not subject to any liens other than such Qualified Mortgage (as defined in the Existing Term Loan Agreement).

 “Securities Act” means the Securities Act of 1933, as amended to the date hereof and from time to time hereafter, and any successor statute.

Securities Exchange Act” means the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended to the date hereof and from time to time hereafter, and any successor statute.

Senior Unsecured Bank Facility” means any of (i) the Other Facilities and (ii) any other senior term loan facility made (or to be made) to the Borrower or the Parent Guarantor where such Debt does not constitute secured Debt hereunder; in each case as

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any of such facilities may be from time to time amended, amended and restated or replaced with other senior bank Debt that does not constitute secured Debt hereunder.

Selling Lender” has the meaning specified in Section 2.17(e).

Single Employer Plan” means a single employer plan, as defined in Section 4001(a)(15) of ERISA, that (a) is maintained for employees of any Loan Party or any ERISA Affiliate and no Person other than the Loan Parties and the ERISA Affiliates or (b) was so maintained and in respect of which any Loan Party or any ERISA Affiliate could have liability under Section 4069 of ERISA in the event such plan has been or were to be terminated.

Solvent” means, with respect to any Person on a particular date, that on such date (a) the fair value of the property of such Person, on a going-concern basis, is greater than the total amount of liabilities, including, without limitation, contingent liabilities, of such Person, (b) the present fair salable value of the assets of such Person, on a going‑concern basis, is not less than the amount that will be required to pay the probable liability of such Person on its debts as they become absolute and matured, (c) such Person does not intend to, and does not believe that it will, incur debts or liabilities beyond such Person’s ability to pay such debts and liabilities as they mature and (d) such Person is not engaged in business or a transaction, and is not about to engage in business or a transaction, for which such Person’s property would constitute an unreasonably small capital.  The amount of contingent liabilities at any time shall be computed as the amount that, in the light of all the facts and circumstances existing at such time (including, without limitation, after taking into account appropriate discount factors for the present value of future contingent liabilities), represents the amount that can reasonably be expected to become an actual or matured liability.

Standby Letter of Credit” means any Letter of Credit issued under the Letter of Credit Facility, other than a Trade Letter of Credit.

Subordinated Obligations” has the meaning specified in Section 7.07.

Subsidiary” of any Person means any corporation, partnership, joint venture, limited liability company, trust or estate of which (or in which) 50% or more of (a) the issued and outstanding capital stock having ordinary voting power to elect a majority of the Board of Directors of such corporation (irrespective of whether at the time capital stock of any other class or classes of such corporation shall or might have voting power upon the occurrence of any contingency), (b) the interest in the capital or profits of such partnership, joint venture or limited liability company or (c) the beneficial interest in such trust or estate, in each case, is at the time directly or indirectly owned or controlled by such Person, by such Person and one or more of its other Subsidiaries or by one or more of such Person’s other Subsidiaries.

Subsidiary Guarantor” has the meaning specified in the recital of parties to this Agreement.

Substantial Completion” means, with respect to any Development Asset or Redevelopment Asset and as of any relevant date of determination, the substantial completion of all material construction, renovation and rehabilitation work then planned

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with respect to such Asset such that such Asset has received or upon final inspection will receive a final certificate of occupancy for the entire Asset.

Surviving Debt” means any Debt for Borrowed Money of each Loan Party and its Subsidiaries, which, in each case, is in an amount of $1,000,000 or more and is outstanding immediately before and after giving effect to the Closing Date.

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

Swing Line Advance” means an advance made by (a) the Swing Line Bank pursuant to Section 2.01(c) or (b) any Lender pursuant to Section 2.02(b).

Swing Line Bank” means Citibank, in its capacity as the Lender of Swing Line Advances, and its successors and permitted assigns in such capacity.

Swing Line Borrowing” means a borrowing consisting of a Swing Line Advance made by the Swing Line Bank pursuant to Section 2.01(c) or the Lenders pursuant to Section 2.02(b).

Swing Line Commitment” means, with respect to the Swing Line Bank, the amount of the Swing Line Facility set forth in Section 2.01(c), as such amount may be reduced at or prior to such time pursuant to Section 2.05.

Swing Line Exposure” means, at any time, the sum of the aggregate principal amount of all outstanding Swing Line Advances.

Swing Line Facility” has the meaning specified in Section 2.01(c).

 “Syndication Agent” has the meaning specified in the recital of parties to this Agreement.

Tangible Net Worth” means, with respect to the Parent Guarantor as of any date of determination, the excess of Consolidated total assets of the Parent Guarantor and its Subsidiaries, over Consolidated total liabilities of the Parent Guarantor and its Subsidiaries, each as determined in accordance with GAAP, less (i) all assets and liabilities of the Parent Guarantor and its Subsidiaries, on a Consolidated basis, which will be treated as intangibles under GAAP, including, without limitation, accumulated depreciation, deferred loan costs, deferred taxes net of deferred tax liabilities, named intangible assets and liabilities, deferred income or gains and unamortized debt discount and expense and (ii) all subordinated Debt of the Parent Guarantor and its Subsidiaries, on a Consolidated basis.

Taxable REIT Subsidiary” means a Subsidiary of the Parent Guarantor that qualifies as a taxable REIT subsidiary for the purposes of Section 856(l) of the Internal Revenue Code and any Subsidiary of such Taxable REIT Subsidiary.

Taxes” means all present or future taxes, levies, imposts, duties, deductions, withholdings (including all backup withholding), assessments, fees or other charges imposed by any Governmental Authority, including any interest, additions to tax or penalties applicable thereto.

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Tenancy Leases” means operating leases, subleases, licenses, occupancy agreements and rights-of-use entered into by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries in its capacity as a lessor or a similar capacity in the ordinary course of business that do not materially and adversely affect the use of the Real Property encumbered thereby for its intended purpose (excluding any lease entered into in connection with a Sale and Leaseback Transaction).

Term Loan” means one or more term loans to the Borrower from the Term Loan Lenders in the original principal amount of $250,000,000, as such amount may be increased from time to time in accordance with Section 2.17.

Term Loan Commitment” means, with respect to any Term Loan Lender at any time, the amount (a) set forth opposite such Term Loan Lender’s name on Schedule I hereto under the caption “Term Loan Commitment” and “Delayed Draw Tranche Commitment” or (b) if such Term Loan Lender has entered into one or more Assignment and Acceptances, set forth for such Term Loan Lender in the Register maintained by the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 10.07(d) as such Term Loan Lender’s “Term Loan Commitment”, as such amount may be reduced at or prior to such time pursuant to Section 2.06.  For the avoidance of doubt, funded Term Loan Commitments hereunder shall continue to constitute “Term Loan Commitments” within the meaning of this definition.

Term Loan Facility” means, at any time, the aggregate amount of the Term Loan Lenders’ Term Loan Commitments at such time.

Term Loan Lender” shall mean, at any time, a Lender that holds a Term Loan Commitment.

Test Date” means (a) the last day of each fiscal quarter of the Parent Guarantor for which financial statements are required to be delivered pursuant to Sections 5.03(b) or (c), as the case may be, (b) the date of each Advance or the issuance or renewal of any Letter of Credit, (c) the date of the addition of any Proposed Borrowing Base Asset pursuant to Section 5.01(k), and (d) the effective date of any Transfer permitted under Section 5.02(e)(ii)(C). 

Ticking Fee” has the meaning specified in Section 2.08(e).

Ticking Fee Accrual Date” has the meaning specified in Section 2.08(e).

TL Assigned Rights and Obligations” has the meaning specified in Section 2.21(a).

TL Purchasing Bank” has the meaning specified in Section 2.21(a).

TL Selling Bank” has the meaning specified in Section 2.21(a).

Total Asset Value” means, at any date of determination, the sum of (a) the Asset Values for all Assets at such date, plus (b) Unrestricted Cash of the Parent Guarantor and its Subsidiaries on hand at such date in an amount not to exceed $50,000,000, plus (c) 50% of the aggregate principal amount at such date of development loans by the Parent Guarantor and its Subsidiaries to Joint Ventures in which the Parent Guarantor has a direct or indirect interest, plus (d) the sum of amounts that are with a Person other than the Parent Guarantor and its Subsidiaries as escrows, deposits or security for contractual obligations,

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plus (e) deposits on acquisitions of Hotel Assets at such date that are refundable in full in the event that the applicable Subsidiary of the Parent Guarantor elects not to proceed with the subject acquisition, plus (f) the gross book value (as determined in accordance with GAAP) of all unimproved land owned by Subsidiaries of the Parent Guarantor.

Total BBA Value” means an amount equal to the sum of the Asset Values of all Borrowing Base Assets.

Total Debt” means, at any date of determination, all Consolidated Debt of the Parent Guarantor and its Subsidiaries as at the end of the most recently ended fiscal quarter of the Parent Guarantor for which financial statements are required to be delivered to the Lender Parties pursuant to Section 5.03(b) or (c), as the case may be.

Total Debt to EBITDA Ratio” means, at any date of determination, the ratio of (a) Total Debt minus Unrestricted Cash in excess of $50,000,000, to (b) EBITDA.

Trade Letter of Credit” means any Letter of Credit that is issued under the Letter of Credit Facility for the benefit of a supplier of inventory to the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries to effect payment for such Inventory.

Transfer” has the meaning specified in Section 5.02(e)(i).

Type” refers to the distinction between Advances bearing interest at the Base Rate and Advances bearing interest at the Eurodollar Rate.

UCP” has the meaning specified in Section 2.03(f).

UCP 600” has the meaning specified in Section 2.03(f).

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

Unrestricted Cash” means an amount (if greater than zero) equal to (a) cash and Cash Equivalents of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries that are not subject to any Lien (excluding statutory liens in favor of any depositary bank where such cash is maintained), minus (b) the sum of amounts included in the foregoing clause (a) that are with a Person other than the Parent Guarantor and its Subsidiaries as escrows, deposits or security for contractual obligations.

unsecured Debt” means any Debt that is not secured Debt.

Unused Fee” has the meaning specified in Section 2.08(a).

Unused Revolving Credit Commitment” means, with respect to any Revolving Credit Lender at any date of determination, (a) such Revolving Credit Lender’s Revolving Credit Commitment at such time minus (b) the sum of (i) the aggregate principal amount of all Revolving Credit Advances and Letter of Credit Advances made by such Revolving Credit Lender (in its capacity as a Lender) and outstanding at such time plus (ii) such Revolving

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Credit Lender’s Pro Rata Share of (A) the aggregate Available Amount of all Letters of Credit outstanding at such time, and (B) the aggregate principal amount of all Letter of Credit Advances made by the Issuing Banks pursuant to Section 2.03(c) and outstanding at such time.

U.S. Dollars” and “$” means lawful money of the United States of America.

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

U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate”  has the meaning specified in Section 2.12(g).

Voting Interests” means shares of capital stock issued by a corporation, or equivalent Equity Interests in any other Person, the holders of which are ordinarily, in the absence of contingencies, entitled to vote for the election of directors (or the election or appointment of persons performing similar functions) of such Person, even if the right so to vote has been suspended by the happening of such a contingency.

Welfare Plan” means a welfare plan, as defined in Section 3(1) of ERISA, that is maintained for employees of any Loan Party or in respect of which any Loan Party could have liability under applicable law.

Withdrawal Liability” has the meaning specified in Part I of Subtitle E of Title IV of ERISA.

Withholding Agent” means any Loan Party and the Administrative Agent.

Write-Down and Conversion Powers” means, with respect to any EEA Resolution Authority, the write-down and conversion powers of such EEA Resolution Authority from time to time under the Bail-In Legislation for the applicable EEA Member Country, which write-down and conversion powers are described in the EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule.

Section 1.02.  Computation of Time Periods; Other Definitional Provisions.  In this Agreement and the other Loan Documents in the computation of periods of time from a specified date to a later specified date, the word “from” means “from and including” and the words “to” and “until” each mean “to but excluding”.  References in the Loan Documents to any agreement or contract “as amended” shall mean and be a reference to such agreement or contract as amended, amended and restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time in accordance with its terms.

Section 1.03.  Accounting Terms(a) All accounting terms not specifically defined herein shall be construed in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles consistent with those applied in the preparation of the financial statements referred to in Section 4.01(g) (“GAAP”).

(b)If the Borrower notifies the Administrative Agent that due to one or more changes in accounting principles after the Closing Date required by GAAP or the Financial Accounting Standards Board of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants or similar agencies that results in a change in the method of calculation of, or affects the results of such calculation of, any of the financial covenants, standards or terms found in this Agreement, the Borrower wishes to amend any financial covenants, standards or terms, then the Administrative Agent and the Borrower agree to enter into and diligently pursue negotiations in order to amend such financial covenants,

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standards or terms so as to equitably reflect such change, with the desired result that the criteria for evaluating the financial condition of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries (determined on a Consolidated basis) shall be the same after such change as if such change had not been made.  Such provisions shall be amended in a manner satisfactory to the Borrower and the Required Lenders.  Until covenants, standards, or terms of this Agreement are amended in accordance with this Section 1.03(b), such covenants, standards and terms shall be computed and determined in accordance with accounting principles in effect prior to such change in accounting principles.

(c)Notwithstanding any other provision contained herein, all terms of an accounting or financial nature used herein shall be construed, and all computations of amounts and ratios referred to herein shall be made (i) without giving effect to any election under Accounting Standards Codification 825-10-25 (or any other Accounting Standards Codification or Financial Accounting Standard having a similar result or effect) to value any Indebtedness or other liabilities of the Borrower or any Subsidiary at “fair value”, as defined therein, (ii) without giving effect to any treatment of Indebtedness in respect of convertible debt instruments under Accounting Standards Codification 470-20 (or any other Accounting Standards Codification or Financial Accounting Standard having a similar result or effect) to value any such Indebtedness in a reduced or bifurcated manner as described therein, and such Indebtedness shall at all times be valued at the full stated principal amount thereof and (iii) in a manner such that any obligations relating to a lease that was accounted for by a Person as an operating lease as of the Closing Date and any similar lease entered into after the Closing Date by such Person shall be accounted for as obligations relating to an operating lease and not as obligations with respect to a Capitalized Lease.

Article II
AMOUNTS AND TERMS OF THE ADVANCES AND THE LETTERS OF CREDIT

Section 2.01.  The Advances and the Letters of Credit.  (a)    The Revolving Credit Advances.  Each Revolving Credit Lender severally, but not jointly, agrees, on the terms and conditions hereinafter set forth, to make advances denominated in U.S. Dollars (each, a “Revolving Credit Advance”) to the Borrower from time to time on any Business Day during the period from the date hereof until the Maturity Date in respect of the Revolving Credit Facility in an amount for each such Advance not to exceed such Revolving Credit Lender’s Unused Revolving Credit Commitment at such time and in no event to exceed in the aggregate at any one time outstanding such Lender’s Revolving Credit Commitment.  Each Borrowing shall be in an aggregate amount of $500,000 or an integral multiple of $100,000 in excess thereof and shall consist of Revolving Credit Advances made simultaneously by the Revolving Credit Lenders ratably according to their Revolving Credit Commitments.  Within the limits of each Revolving Credit Lender’s Unused Revolving Credit Commitment in effect from time to time and prior to the Maturity Date in respect of the Revolving Credit Facility, the Borrower may borrow under this Section 2.01(a), prepay pursuant to Section 2.06(a) and reborrow under this Section 2.01(a).

(b)Letters of Credit.  Each Issuing Bank severally agrees, on the terms and conditions hereinafter set forth, to issue (or cause its Affiliate that is a commercial bank to issue on its behalf) letters of credit denominated in U.S. Dollars (such letters of credit, together with the Existing Letters of Credit, the “Letters of Credit”), for the account of the Borrower from time to time on any Business Day during the period from the date hereof until 30 days before the Maturity Date in respect of the Revolving Credit Facility in an aggregate Available Amount (i) for all Letters of Credit not to exceed at any time the Letter of Credit Facility at such time, (ii) for all Letters of Credit issued by such Issuing Bank not to exceed such Issuing Bank’s Letter of Credit Commitment at such time, and (iii) for each such Letter of Credit not to exceed the Unused Revolving Credit Commitments of

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the Revolving Credit Lenders at such time.  The Existing Issuing Bank shall continue any Existing Letters of Credit, for the account of the Borrower; provided that no Existing Letter of Credit shall be renewed by the Existing Issuing Bank but shall be replaced by Citibank as the Issuing Bank upon submission by the Borrower to Citibank of a request for an issuance of a Letter of Credit.  No Letter of Credit shall have an expiration date (including all rights of the Borrower or the beneficiary to require renewal) later than the earlier of 30 days before the Maturity Date in respect of the Revolving Credit Facility and (A) in the case of a Standby Letter of Credit one year after the date of issuance thereof, but may by its terms be renewable annually upon notice (a “Notice of Renewal”) given to the Issuing Bank that issued such Standby Letter of Credit and the Administrative Agent on or prior to any date for notice of renewal set forth in such Letter of Credit but in any event at least three Business Days prior to the date of the proposed renewal of such Standby Letter of Credit and upon fulfillment of the applicable conditions set forth in Article III unless such Issuing Bank has notified the Borrower (with a copy to the Administrative Agent) on or prior to the date for notice of termination set forth in such Letter of Credit but in any event at least 30 Business Days prior to the date of automatic renewal of its election not to renew such Standby Letter of Credit (a “Notice of Termination”) and (B) in the case of a Trade Letter of Credit, 60 days after the date of issuance thereof; provided, however, that the terms of each Standby Letter of Credit that is automatically renewable annually shall (x) require the Issuing Bank that issued such Standby Letter of Credit to give the beneficiary named in such Standby Letter of Credit notice of any Notice of Termination, (y) permit such beneficiary, upon receipt of such notice, to draw under such Standby Letter of Credit prior to the date such Standby Letter of Credit otherwise would have been automatically renewed and (z) not permit the expiration date (after giving effect to any renewal) of such Standby Letter of Credit in any event to be extended to a date later than 30 days before the Maturity Date in respect of the Revolving Credit Facility.  If either a Notice of Renewal is not given by the Borrower or a Notice of Termination is given by the applicable Issuing Bank pursuant to the immediately preceding sentence, such Standby Letter of Credit shall expire on the date on which it otherwise would have been automatically renewed; provided, however, that even in the absence of receipt of a Notice of Renewal the applicable Issuing Bank may in its discretion, unless instructed to the contrary by the Administrative Agent or the Borrower, deem that a Notice of Renewal had been timely delivered and in such case, a Notice of Renewal shall be deemed to have been so delivered for all purposes under this Agreement.  Within the limits of the Letter of Credit Facility, and subject to the limits referred to above, the Borrower may request the issuance of Letters of Credit under this Section 2.01(b), repay any Letter of Credit Advances resulting from drawings thereunder pursuant to Section 2.04(c) and request the issuance of additional Letters of Credit under this Section 2.01(b).

(c)Swing Line Advances.  The Borrower may request the Swing Line Bank to make, and the Swing Line Bank agrees to make, on the terms and conditions hereinafter set forth, Swing Line Advances to the Borrower from time to time on any Business Day during the period from the date hereof until the Maturity Date in respect of the Revolving Credit Facility (i) in an aggregate amount not to exceed at any time outstanding $30,000,000 (the “Swing Line Facility”) and (ii) in an amount for each such Swing Line Borrowing not to exceed the aggregate of the Unused Revolving Credit Commitments of the Revolving Credit Lenders at such time.  No Swing Line Advance shall be used for the purpose of funding the payment of principal of any other Swing Line Advance.  Each Swing Line Borrowing shall be in an amount of $250,000 or an integral multiple of $250,000 in excess thereof and shall be made as a Base Rate Advance.  Within the limits of the Swing Line Facility and within the limits referred to in clause (ii) above, the Borrower may borrow under this Section 2.01(c), repay pursuant to Section 2.04(b) or prepay pursuant to Section 2.06(a) and reborrow under this Section 2.01(c).

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(d)Term Loan.  Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, and in reliance upon the representations and warranties set forth herein, each Term Loan Lender severally, but not jointly, agrees to fund to the Borrower an amount equal to its Pro Rata Share of the Term Loan on the Closing Date as a single Advance denominated in U.S. Dollars; provided,  however, that a portion of the Term Loan in the amount of $100,000,000 (the “Delayed Draw Tranche”) may be advanced to the Borrower pursuant to either (1) a single Advance of $100,000,000 or (2) two separate Advances of $50,000,000 each, during the period from the Closing Date through September 30, 2014 (the “Delayed Draw Period”); provided further that (A) the conditions in Section 3.02 shall have been satisfied and (B) the aggregate amounts advanced to the Borrower pursuant to the Delayed Draw Tranche shall not exceed the Commitments therefor, if any, set forth in Schedule I.  The Borrower shall not have the right to reborrow any portion of the Term Loan that is repaid or prepaid.

Section 2.02.  Making the Advances.  (a)  Except as otherwise provided in Section 2.03, each Borrowing (other than a Swing Line Borrowing) shall be made on notice, given not later than 2:00 P.M. (New York City time) on the third Business Day prior to the date of the proposed Borrowing in the case of a Borrowing consisting of Eurodollar Rate Advances, or not later than 11:00 A.M. (New York City time) on the date of the proposed Borrowing in the case of a Borrowing consisting of Base Rate Advances, by the Borrower to the Administrative Agent, which shall give to each Lender prompt notice thereof by telex or telecopier.  Each such notice of a Borrowing (a “Notice of Borrowing”) shall be by telephone, confirmed immediately in writing, or telex or telecopier or e-mail, in each case in substantially the form of Exhibit B hereto, specifying therein the requested (i) date of such Borrowing, (ii) Type of Advances comprising such Borrowing, (iii) aggregate amount of such Borrowing, (iv) the Facility with respect to which such Borrowing relates, and (v) in the case of a Borrowing consisting of Eurodollar Rate Advances, initial Interest Period for each such Advance.  Each Lender shall, before 12:00 Noon (New York City time) on the date of such Borrowing in the case of a Borrowing consisting of Eurodollar Rate Advances and 1:00 P.M. (New York City time) on the date of such Borrowing in the case of a Borrowing consisting of Base Rate Advances, make available for the account of its Applicable Lending Office to the Administrative Agent at the Administrative Agent’s Account, in same day funds, such Lender’s ratable portion of such Borrowing in accordance with the respective Commitments of such Lender and the other Lenders.  After the Administrative Agent’s receipt of such funds and upon fulfillment of the applicable conditions set forth in Article III, the Administrative Agent will make such funds available to the Borrower by crediting the Borrower’s Account; provided, however, that the Administrative Agent shall first make a portion of such funds equal to the aggregate principal amount of any Swing Line Advances and Letter of Credit Advances made by the Swing Line Bank or any Issuing Bank, as the case may be, and by any other Lender and outstanding on the date of such Borrowing, plus interest accrued and unpaid thereon to and as of such date, available to the Swing Line Bank or such Issuing Bank, as the case may be, and such other Lenders for repayment of such Swing Line Advances and Letter of Credit Advances.

(b)Each Swing Line Borrowing shall be made on notice, given not later than 12:00 Noon (New York City time) on the date of the proposed Swing Line Borrowing, by the Borrower to the Swing Line Bank and the Administrative Agent.  Each such notice of a Swing Line Borrowing (a “Notice of Swing Line Borrowing”) shall be by telephone, confirmed immediately in writing or by telecopier or e-mail, in each case specifying therein the requested (i) date of such Borrowing, (ii) amount of such Borrowing and (iii) maturity of such Borrowing (which maturity shall be no later than the earlier of (A) the seventh day after the requested date of such Borrowing and (B) the Maturity Date in respect of the Revolving Credit Facility).  The Swing Line Bank shall, before 1:00 P.M. (New York City time) on the date of such Swing Line Borrowing, make the amount thereof available to the

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Administrative Agent at the Administrative Agent’s Account, in same day funds.  After the Administrative Agent’s receipt of such funds and upon fulfillment of the applicable conditions set forth in Article III, the Administrative Agent will make such funds available to the Borrower by crediting the Borrower’s Account.  Upon written demand by the Swing Line Bank, with a copy of such demand to the Administrative Agent, each other Revolving Credit Lender shall purchase from the Swing Line Bank, and the Swing Line Bank shall sell and assign to each such other Revolving Credit Lender, such other Revolving Credit Lender’s Pro Rata Share of such outstanding Swing Line Advance as of the date of such demand, by making available for the account of its Applicable Lending Office to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Swing Line Bank, by deposit to the Administrative Agent’s Account, in same day funds, an amount equal to the portion of the outstanding principal amount of such Swing Line Advance to be purchased by such Revolving Credit Lender.  The Borrower hereby agrees to each such sale and assignment.  Each Revolving Credit Lender agrees to purchase its Pro Rata Share of an outstanding Swing Line Advance on (i) the Business Day on which demand therefor is made by the Swing Line Bank, provided that notice of such demand is given not later than 12:00 Noon (New York City time) on such Business Day or (ii) the first Business Day next succeeding such demand if notice of such demand is given after such time.  Upon any such assignment by the Swing Line Bank to any other Revolving Credit Lender of a portion of a Swing Line Advance, the Swing Line Bank represents and warrants to such other Revolving Credit Lender that the Swing Line Bank is the legal and beneficial owner of such interest being assigned by it, but makes no other representation or warranty and assumes no responsibility with respect to such Swing Line Advance, the Loan Documents or any Loan Party.  If and to the extent that any Revolving Credit Lender shall not have so made the amount of such Swing Line Advance available to the Administrative Agent, such Revolving Credit Lender agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent forthwith on demand such amount together with interest thereon, for each day from the date of demand by the Swing Line Bank until the date such amount is paid to the Administrative Agent, at the Federal Funds Rate.  If such Revolving Credit Lender shall pay to the Administrative Agent such amount for the account of the Swing Line Bank on any Business Day, such amount so paid in respect of principal shall constitute a Swing Line Advance made by such Revolving Credit Lender on such Business Day for purposes of this Agreement, and the outstanding principal amount of the Swing Line Advance made by the Swing Line Bank shall be reduced by such amount on such Business Day.

(c)Anything in subsection (a) above to the contrary notwithstanding, (i) the Borrower may not select Eurodollar Rate Advances for any Borrowing if the aggregate amount of such Borrowing is less than $1,000,000 or if the obligation of the Lenders to make Eurodollar Rate Advances shall then be suspended pursuant to Section 2.07(d)(ii), 2.09 or 2.10 and (ii) there may not be more than five separate Interest Periods in effect hereunder at any time.

(d)Each Notice of Borrowing and Notice of Swing Line Borrowing shall be irrevocable and binding on the Borrower.  In the case of any Borrowing that the related Notice of Borrowing specifies is to be comprised of Eurodollar Rate Advances, the Borrower shall indemnify each Lender against any loss, cost or expense incurred by such Lender as a result of any failure to fulfill on or before the date specified in such Notice of Borrowing for such Borrowing the applicable conditions set forth in Article III, including, without limitation, any actual loss, cost or expense incurred by reason of the liquidation or reemployment of deposits or other funds acquired by such Lender to fund the Advance to be made by such Lender as part of such Borrowing when such Advance, as a result of such failure, is not made on such date.

(e)Unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from a Lender prior to (x) the date of any Borrowing consisting of Eurodollar Rate Advances or (y) 12:00 Noon (New York City time) on the date of any Borrowing consisting of Base Rate Advances that such Lender will

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not make available to the Administrative Agent such Lender’s ratable portion of such Borrowing, the Administrative Agent may assume that such Lender has made such portion available to the Administrative Agent on the date of such Borrowing in accordance with subsection (a) of this Section 2.02 and the Administrative Agent may, in reliance upon such assumption, make available to the Borrower on such date a corresponding amount.  If and to the extent that such Lender shall not have so made such ratable portion available to the Administrative Agent, such Lender and the Borrower severally agree to repay or pay to the Administrative Agent forthwith on demand such corresponding amount and to pay interest thereon, for each day from the date such amount is made available to the Borrower until the date such amount is repaid or paid to the Administrative Agent, at (i) in the case of the Borrower, the interest rate applicable at such time under Section 2.07 to Advances comprising such Borrowing and (ii) in the case of such Lender, the Federal Funds Rate.  If such Lender shall pay to the Administrative Agent such corresponding amount, such amount so paid shall constitute such Lender’s Advance as part of such Borrowing for all purposes.

(f)The failure of any Lender to make the Advance to be made by it as part of any Borrowing shall not relieve any other Lender of its obligation, if any, hereunder to make its Advance on the date of such Borrowing, but no Lender shall be responsible for the failure of any other Lender to make the Advance to be made by such other Lender on the date of any Borrowing.

(g)Each Lender may, at its option, make any Advance available to the Borrower by causing any foreign or domestic branch or Affiliate of such Lender to make such Advance; provided,  however, that (i) any exercise of such option shall not affect the obligation of the Borrower in accordance with the terms of this Agreement and (ii) nothing in this Section 2.02(g) shall be deemed to obligate any Lender to obtain the funds for any Advance in any particular place or manner or to constitute a representation or warranty by any Lender that it has obtained or will obtain the funds for any Advance in any particular place or manner.

Section 2.03.  Issuance of and Drawings and Reimbursement Under Letters of Credit.  (a)    Request for Issuance.  Each Letter of Credit shall be issued upon notice, given not later than 12:00 Noon (New York City time) on the fifth Business Day prior to the date of the proposed issuance of such Letter of Credit, by the Borrower to any Issuing Bank, which shall give to the Administrative Agent and each Revolving Credit Lender prompt notice thereof by telex, telecopier or e‑mail or by means of the Approved Electronic Platform.  Each such notice of issuance of a Letter of Credit (a “Notice of Issuance”) shall be by telephone, confirmed immediately in writing, telex, telecopier or e-mail, in each case specifying therein the requested (i) date of such issuance (which shall be a Business Day), (ii) Available Amount of such Letter of Credit, (iii) expiration date of such Letter of Credit, (iv) name and address of the beneficiary of such Letter of Credit and (v) form of such Letter of Credit, and shall be accompanied by such application and agreement for letter of credit as such Issuing Bank may specify to the Borrower for use in connection with such requested Letter of Credit (a “Letter of Credit Agreement”).  If (y) the requested form of such Letter of Credit is acceptable to such Issuing Bank in its sole discretion and (z) it has not received notice of objection to such issuance from the Required Lenders, such Issuing Bank will, upon fulfillment of the applicable conditions set forth in Article III, make such Letter of Credit available to the Borrower at its office referred to in Section 10.02 or as otherwise agreed with the Borrower in connection with such issuance.  In the event and to the extent that the provisions of any Letter of Credit Agreement shall conflict with this Agreement, the provisions of this Agreement shall govern.

(b)Letter of Credit Reports.  Each Issuing Bank shall furnish (i) to each Revolving Credit Lender on the first Business Day of each month a written report summarizing issuance and expiration dates of Letters of Credit issued by such Issuing Bank during the preceding

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month and drawings during such month under all Letters of Credit issued by such Issuing Bank and (ii) to the Administrative Agent and each Revolving Credit Lender on the first Business Day of each calendar quarter a written report setting forth the average daily aggregate Available Amount during the preceding calendar quarter of all Letters of Credit issued by such Issuing Bank.

(c)Letter of Credit Participations; Drawing and Reimbursement(i)  Immediately upon the issuance by any Issuing Bank of any Letter of Credit, such Issuing Bank shall be deemed, and with respect to the Existing Letters of Credit, the Existing Issuing Bank shall be deemed upon the date hereof, to have sold and transferred to each Revolving Credit Lender, and each Revolving Credit Lender (in its capacity under this Section 2.03(c), a “Participant”) shall be deemed irrevocably and unconditionally to have purchased and received from such Issuing Bank, without recourse or warranty, an undivided interest and participation in such Letter of Credit, to the extent of such Participant’s Pro Rata Share of the Available Amount of such Letter of Credit, each drawing or payment made thereunder and the obligations of the Borrower under this Agreement with respect thereto, and any security therefor or guaranty pertaining thereto.  Upon any change in the Revolving Credit Commitments or the Revolving Credit Lenders’ respective Pro Rata Shares pursuant to Section 10.07, it is hereby agreed that, with respect to all outstanding Letters of Credit and unpaid drawings relating thereto, there shall be an automatic adjustment to the participations pursuant to this Section 2.03(c) to reflect the new Pro Rata Shares of the assignor and assignee Revolving Credit Lenders, as the case may be.

(i)In determining whether to pay under any Letter of Credit, the applicable Issuing Bank shall not have any obligation with respect to the other Revolving Credit Lenders other than to confirm that any documents required to be delivered under such Letter of Credit appear to have been delivered and that they appear to substantially comply on their face with the requirements of such Letter of Credit.  Any action taken or omitted to be taken by such Issuing Bank under or in connection with any Letter of Credit issued by it shall not create for such Issuing Bank any resulting liability to the Borrower, any other Loan Party, any Revolving Credit Lender or any other Person unless such action is taken or omitted to be taken with gross negligence or willful misconduct on the part of such Issuing Bank (as determined by a court of competent jurisdiction in a final non‑appealable judgment).

(ii)The payment by any Issuing Bank of a draft drawn under any Letter of Credit shall constitute for all purposes of this Agreement the making by such Issuing Bank of a Letter of Credit Advance, which shall be a Base Rate Advance, in the amount of such draft.  In the event that an Issuing Bank makes any payment under any Letter of Credit issued by it and the Borrower shall not have reimbursed such amount in full to such Issuing Bank pursuant to Section 2.04(c), such Issuing Bank shall promptly notify the Administrative Agent, which shall promptly notify each Participant of such failure, and each Participant shall promptly and unconditionally pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of such Issuing Bank the amount of such Participant’s Pro Rata Share of such unreimbursed payment in U.S. Dollars and in same day funds. Upon such notification by the Administrative Agent to any Participant required to fund a payment under a Letter of Credit, such Participant shall make available to the Administrative Agent for the account of the applicable Issuing Bank its Pro Rata Share of an outstanding Letter of Credit Advance on (i) the Business Day on which demand therefor is made by such Issuing Bank which made such Advance, provided that notice of such demand is given not later than 11:00 A.M. (New York City time) on such Business Day, or (ii) the first Business Day next succeeding such demand if notice of such demand is given after such time.  If such Lender shall pay to the Administrative Agent such amount for the account of such Issuing Bank on any Business Day, such amount so paid in

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respect of principal shall constitute a Letter of Credit Advance made by such Lender on such Business Day for purposes of this Agreement, and the outstanding principal amount of the Letter of Credit Advance made by such Issuing Bank shall be reduced by such amount on such Business Day.  If and to the extent that any Revolving Credit Lender shall not have so made the amount of such Letter of Credit Advance available to the Administrative Agent, such Revolving Credit Lender agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent forthwith on demand such amount together with interest thereon, for each day from the date of demand by such Issuing Bank until the date such amount is paid to the Administrative Agent, at the Federal Funds Rate for its account or the account of such Issuing Bank, as applicable.

(iii)Whenever any Issuing Bank receives a payment of a reimbursement obligation as to which it has received any payments from the Participants pursuant to clause (iii) above, such Issuing Bank shall pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of each such Participant that has paid its Pro Rata Share thereof, in same day funds, an amount equal to such Participant’s share (based upon the proportionate aggregate amount originally funded by such Participant to the aggregate amount funded by all Participants) of the principal amount of such reimbursement obligation and interest thereon accruing after the purchase of the respective participations.

(d)Failure to Make Letter of Credit Advances.  The failure of any Revolving Credit Lender to make the Letter of Credit Advance to be made by it on the date specified in Section 2.03(c) shall not relieve any other Revolving Credit Lender of its obligation hereunder to make its Letter of Credit Advance on such date, but no Revolving Credit Lender shall be responsible for the failure of any other Revolving Credit Lender to make the Letter of Credit Advance to be made by such other Revolving Credit Lender on such date.

(e)Independence.  The Borrower acknowledges that the rights and obligations of any Issuing Banks under each Letter of Credit issued by it are independent of the existence, performance or nonperformance of any contract or arrangement underlying the Letter of Credit, including contracts or arrangements between such Issuing Bank and the Borrower and between the Borrower and the beneficiary of the Letter of Credit.  No Issuing Bank shall have any duty to notify the Borrower of its receipt of a demand or a draft, certificate or other document presented under a Letter of Credit or of its decision to honor such demand.  Such Issuing Bank may, without incurring any liability to the Borrower or impairing its entitlement to reimbursement under this Agreement, honor a demand under a Letter of Credit despite notice from the Borrower of, and without any duty to inquire into, any defense to payment or any adverse claims or other rights against the beneficiary of the Letter of Credit or any other Person.  No Issuing Bank shall have any duty to request or require the presentation of any document, including any default certificate, not required to be presented under the terms and conditions of a Letter of Credit.  No Issuing Bank shall have any duty to seek any waiver of discrepancies from the Borrower, or any duty to grant any waiver of discrepancies that the Borrower approves or requests.  No Issuing Bank shall have any duty to extend the expiration date or term of a Letter of Credit or to issue a replacement Letter of Credit on or before the expiration date of a Letter of Credit or the end of such term.

(f)Governing RulesThe Borrower agrees that each Letter of Credit shall be governed by the Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits, International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC”) Publication No. 600 (2007 Revision) (the “UCP 600”) or, at an Issuing Bank’s option, such later revision thereof in effect at the time of issuance of the Letter of Credit (as so chosen for the Letter of Credit, the “UCP”) or the International Standby Practices 1998, ICC Publication No. 590 or, at an Issuing Bank’s option, such later revision thereof in effect at the time of

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issuance of the Letter of Credit (as so chosen for the Letter of Credit, the “ISP”, and each of the UCP and the ISP, an “ICC Rule”). Each Issuing Bank’s privileges, rights and remedies under such ICC Rules shall be in addition to, and not in limitation of, its privileges, rights and remedies expressly provided for herein.  The UCP and the ISP (or such later revision of either) shall serve, in the absence of proof to the contrary, as evidence of general banking usage with respect to the subject matter thereof.  The Borrower agrees that for matters not addressed by the chosen ICC Rule, the Letter of Credit shall be subject to and governed by the laws of the State of New York and applicable United States Federal laws.  If, at the Borrower’s request, the Letter of Credit expressly chooses a state or country law other than New York State law and United States Federal law or is silent with respect to the choice of an ICC Rule or a governing law, no Issuing Bank shall be liable for any payment, cost, expense or loss resulting from any action or inaction taken by such Issuing Bank if such action or inaction is or would be justified under an ICC Rule, New York law, applicable United States Federal law or the law governing the Letter of Credit.

Section 2.04.  Repayment of Advances.  (a)    Revolving Credit Advances and Term Loan.  The Borrower shall repay to the Administrative Agent for the ratable account of the Lenders on the Maturity Date in respect of the Revolving Credit Facility the aggregate outstanding principal amount of the Revolving Credit Advances and Term Loan then outstanding.

(b)Swing Line Advances.  The Borrower shall repay to the Administrative Agent for the account of (i) the Swing Line Bank and (ii) each other Revolving Credit Lender that has made a Swing Line Advance by purchase from the Swing Line Bank pursuant to Section 2.02(b), the outstanding principal amount of each Swing Line Advance made by each of them on the earlier of the maturity date specified in the applicable Notice of Swing Line Borrowing (which maturity shall be no later than the seventh day after the requested date of such Swing Line Borrowing) and the Maturity Date in respect of the Revolving Credit Facility.

(c)Letter of Credit Advances.  (i)  The Borrower shall repay to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Issuing Bank and each other Revolving Credit Lender that has made a Letter of Credit Advance on the same day on which such Advance was made the outstanding principal amount of each Letter of Credit Advance made by each of them.

(i)The Obligations of the Borrower under this Agreement, any Letter of Credit Agreement and any other agreement or instrument relating to any Letter of Credit (and the obligations of each Lender to reimburse the applicable Issuing Bank with respect thereto) shall be unconditional and irrevocable, and shall be paid strictly in accordance with the terms of this Agreement, such Letter of Credit Agreement and such other agreement or instrument under all circumstances, including, without limitation, the following circumstances:

(A)any lack of validity or enforceability of any Loan Document, any Letter of Credit Agreement, any Letter of Credit or any other agreement or instrument relating thereto (all of the foregoing being, collectively, the “L/C Related Documents”);

(B)any change in the time, manner or place of payment of, or in any other term of, all or any of the Obligations of the Borrower in respect of any L/C Related Document or any other amendment or waiver of or any consent to departure from all or any of the L/C Related Documents;

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(C)the existence of any claim, set‑off, defense or other right that the Borrower may have at any time against any beneficiary or any transferee of a Letter of Credit (or any Persons for which any such beneficiary or any such transferee may be acting), any Issuing Bank or any other Person, whether in connection with the transactions contemplated by the L/C Related Documents or any unrelated transaction;

(D)any statement or any other document presented under a Letter of Credit proving to be forged, fraudulent, invalid or insufficient in any respect or any statement therein being untrue or inaccurate in any respect;

(E)payment by any Issuing Bank under a Letter of Credit against presentation of a draft or certificate that does not strictly comply with the terms of such Letter of Credit;

(F)any exchange, release or non‑perfection of any collateral, or any release or amendment or waiver of or consent to departure from the Guaranties or any other guarantee, for all or any of the Obligations of the Borrower in respect of the L/C Related Documents; or

(G)any other circumstance or happening whatsoever, whether or not similar to any of the foregoing, including, without limitation, any other circumstance that might otherwise constitute a defense available to, or a discharge of, the Borrower or any other Loan Party.

Section 2.05.  Termination or Reduction of the Commitments.  (a)  Optional.  The Borrower may, upon at least three Business Days’ notice to the Administrative Agent, terminate in whole or reduce in part the unused portions of the Swing Line Facility, the Letter of Credit Facility and the Unused Revolving Credit Commitments; provided, however, that each partial reduction of a Facility (i) shall be in an aggregate amount of $500,000 (or, in the case of the Swing Line Facility, $250,000) or an integral multiple of $100,000 in excess thereof and (ii) shall be made ratably among the Revolving Credit Lenders in accordance with their Commitments with respect to such Facility.   Each notice delivered by the Borrower pursuant to this Section shall be irrevocable; provided, however, that a notice of termination of any Commitments delivered by the Borrower may state that such notice is conditioned upon the effectiveness of other credit facilities, in which case such notice may be revoked by the Borrower (by notice to the Administrative Agent on or prior to the specified effective date) if such condition is not satisfied. 

(b)Mandatory.  (i)  The Letter of Credit Facility shall be permanently reduced from time to time on the date of each reduction in the Revolving Credit Facility by the amount, if any, by which the amount of the Letter of Credit Facility exceeds the Revolving Credit Facility after giving effect to such reduction of the Revolving Credit Facility.

(i)The Swing Line Facility shall be permanently reduced from time to time on the date of each reduction in the Revolving Credit Facility by the amount, if any, by which the amount of the Swing Line Facility exceeds the Revolving Credit Facility after giving effect to such reduction of the Revolving Credit Facility.

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repayment or prepayment of any portion of the Term Loan, the aggregate Term Loan Commitments of the Term Loan Lenders shall be automatically and permanently reduced, on a pro rata basis, by an amount equal to the amount by which the aggregate Term Loan Commitments immediately prior to such reduction exceed the aggregate unpaid principal amount of the Term Loan outstanding after giving effect to such repayment or prepayment of the Term Loan.

Section 2.06.  Prepayments.  (a)    Optional.  The Borrower may, upon same day notice in the case of Base Rate Advances and two Business Days’ notice in the case of Eurodollar Rate Advances, in each case to the Administrative Agent stating the proposed date and aggregate principal amount of the prepayment, and if such notice is given the Borrower shall, prepay the outstanding aggregate principal amount of the Advances comprising part of the same Borrowing in whole or ratably in part, together with accrued interest to the date of such prepayment on the aggregate principal amount prepaid; provided, however, that (i) each partial prepayment shall be in an aggregate principal amount of $500,000 or an integral multiple of $100,000 in excess thereof or, if less, the amount of the Advances outstanding and (ii) if any prepayment of a Eurodollar Rate Advance is made on a date other than the last day of an Interest Period for such Advance, the Borrower shall also pay any amounts owing pursuant to Section 10.04(c).  The Borrower may revoke a notice of prepayment that has been delivered to the Administrative Agent in accordance with this Section which states that such notice is conditioned upon the effectiveness of other credit facilities if such condition is not satisfied and the Borrower shall indemnify the Administrative Agent and each Lender Party against any loss, cost or expense incurred by the Administrative Agent or such Lender as a result of such revocation.

(b)Mandatory.  (i)  The Borrower shall, if applicable, on each Business Day, prepay an aggregate principal amount of the Term Loan, the Revolving Credit Advances comprising part of the same Borrowings, the Swing Line Advances and the Letter of Credit Advances to cause (A) the Facility Exposure not to exceed the Facilities on such Business Day, (B) the Leverage Ratio not to exceed the applicable maximum Leverage Ratio set forth in Section 5.04(a)(i) on such Business Day, and (C) the Facility Exposure not to exceed the Facility Available Amount as set forth in Section 5.04(b)(i) on such Business Day.  If all Advances have been prepaid and are not sufficient to cause Borrower to comply with each of (A), (B), and (C), the Borrower shall make a deposit in the L/C Cash Collateral Account in an amount sufficient to do the same.

(i)The Borrower shall, on each Business Day, pay to the Administrative Agent for deposit in the L/C Cash Collateral Account an amount sufficient to cause the aggregate amount on deposit in the L/C Cash Collateral Account to equal the amount by which the aggregate Available Amount of all Letters of Credit then outstanding exceeds the Letter of Credit Facility on such Business Day.  To the extent the funds on deposit in the L/C Cash Collateral Account shall at any time exceed the total amount required to be deposited therein pursuant to the terms of this Agreement, the Administrative Agent shall, promptly upon request by the Borrower and provided that no Default or Event of Default shall then have occurred or be continuing or would result therefrom, return such excess amount to the Borrower.

(ii)Prepayments of the Facilities made pursuant to clauses (i) and (ii) above shall be first applied to prepay Letter of Credit Advances then outstanding until such Advances are paid in full, second applied to prepay Swing Line Advances then outstanding until such Advances are paid in full, third applied to prepay

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Revolving Credit Advances then outstanding comprising part of the same Borrowings until such Advances are paid in full, fourth deposited in the L/C Cash Collateral Account to Cash Collateralize 100% of the Available Amount of the Letters of Credit then outstanding and fifth applied to prepay the Term Loan then outstanding until the Term Loan is paid in full.  Upon the drawing of any Letter of Credit for which funds are on deposit in the L/C Cash Collateral Account, such funds shall be applied to reimburse the applicable Issuing Bank or Revolving Credit Lenders, as applicable.

(iii)All prepayments under this subsection (b) shall be made together with accrued interest to the date of such prepayment on the principal amount prepaid.

Section 2.07.  Interest.  (a)    Scheduled Interest.  The Borrower shall pay interest on the unpaid principal amount of each Advance owing to each Lender from the date of such Advance until such principal amount shall be paid in full, at the following rates per annum:

(i)Base Rate Advances.  During such periods as such Advance is a Base Rate Advance, a rate per annum equal at all times to the sum of (A) the Base Rate in effect from time to time plus (B) the Applicable Margin in respect of Base Rate Advances in effect from time to time, payable in arrears quarterly on the last day of each March, June, September and December during such periods and on the date such Base Rate Advance shall be Converted or paid in full.

(ii)Eurodollar Rate Advances.  During such periods as such Advance is a Eurodollar Rate Advance, a rate per annum equal at all times during each Interest Period for such Advance to the sum of (A) the Eurodollar Rate for such Interest Period for such Advance plus (B) the Applicable Margin in respect of Eurodollar Rate Advances in effect on the first day of such Interest Period, payable in arrears on the last day of such Interest Period and, if such Interest Period has a duration of more than three months, on each day that occurs during such Interest Period every three months from the first day of such Interest Period and on the date such Eurodollar Rate Advance shall be Converted or paid in full.

(b)Default Interest.  Upon the occurrence and during the continuance of any Event of Default, the Borrower shall pay interest on (i) the unpaid principal amount of each Advance owing to each Lender, payable in arrears on the dates referred to in clause (a)(i) or (a)(ii) above and on demand, at a rate per annum equal at all times to 2% per annum above the rate per annum required to be paid on such Advance pursuant to clause (a)(i) or (a)(ii) above and (ii) to the fullest extent permitted by law, the amount of any interest, fee or other amount payable under the Loan Documents that is not paid when due, from the date such amount shall be due until such amount shall be paid in full, payable in arrears on the date such amount shall be paid in full and on demand, at a rate per annum equal at all times to 2% per annum above the rate per annum required to be paid, in the case of interest, on the Type of Advance on which such interest has accrued pursuant to clause (a)(i) or (a)(ii) above and, in all other cases, on Base Rate Advances pursuant to clause (a)(i) above.

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(c)Notice of Interest Period and Interest Rate.  Promptly after receipt of a Notice of Borrowing pursuant to Section 2.02(a), a notice of Conversion pursuant to Section 2.09 or a notice of selection of an Interest Period pursuant to the definition of “Interest Period”, the Administrative Agent shall give notice to the Borrower and each Lender of the applicable Interest Period and the applicable interest rate determined by the Administrative Agent for purposes of clause (a)(i) or (a)(ii) above.

(d)Interest Rate Determination.  (i)  [Intentionally Omitted].

(i)If the Screen Rate is unavailable and the Administrative Agent is unable to determine the Eurodollar Rate for any Eurodollar Rate Advances, as provided in the definition of “Eurodollar Rate”,

(A)the Administrative Agent shall forthwith notify the Borrower and the Lenders that the interest rate cannot be determined for such Eurodollar Rate Advances,

(B)each such Advance will automatically, on the last day of the then existing Interest Period therefor, Convert into a Base Rate Advance (or if such Advance is then a Base Rate Advance, will continue as a Base Rate Advance), and

(C)the obligation of the Lenders to make, or to Convert Advances into, Eurodollar Rate Advances shall be suspended until the Administrative Agent shall notify the Borrower and the Lenders that the circumstances causing such suspension no longer exist.

(e)Borrower Information Used to Determine Applicable Interest Rates.  The parties understand that the applicable interest rate for the Obligations and certain fees set forth herein may be determined and/or adjusted from time to time based upon certain financial ratios and/or other information to be provided or certified to the Lender Parties by the Borrower (the “Borrower Information”).  If it is subsequently determined that any such Borrower Information was incorrect (for whatever reason, including, without limitation, because of a subsequent restatement of earnings by the Borrower) at the time it was delivered to the Administrative Agent, and if the applicable interest rate or fees calculated for any period were lower than they should have been had the correct information been timely provided, then such interest rate and such fees for such period shall be automatically recalculated using correct Borrower Information.  The Administrative Agent shall promptly notify the Borrower in writing of any additional interest and fees due because of such recalculation, and the Borrower shall pay such additional interest or fees due to the Administrative Agent, for the account of each Lender Party, within ten (10) Business Days of receipt of such written notice.  Any recalculation of interest or fees required by this provision shall survive the termination of this Agreement, and this provision shall not in any way limit any of the Administrative Agent’s, the Issuing Bank’s, or any Lender Party's other rights under this Agreement.

Section 2.08.  Fees.  (a)    Unused Fee.  The Borrower shall pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Revolving Credit Lenders an unused commitment fee (the “Unused Fee”), from the date hereof in the case of each Initial Lender that is a Revolving Credit Lender and from the effective date specified in the Assignment and Acceptance or the Accession Agreement, as the case may be, pursuant to which it became a Revolving Credit Lender in the case of each other Revolving Credit Lender until the Maturity Date in respect of the Revolving Credit Facility, payable in arrears quarterly on the last day of each March, June, September and December, commencing March 31,

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2014, and on the Maturity Date in respect of the Revolving Credit Facility.  The Unused Fee payable for the account of each Revolving Credit Lender shall be calculated for each period for which the Unused Fee is payable on the average daily Unused Revolving Credit Commitment of such Revolving Credit Lender (i) for any period in which the average daily Facility Exposure (exclusive of Obligations in respect of Guaranteed Hedge Agreements) in respect of the Revolving Credit Facility for such period exceeds 50% of the aggregate Revolving Credit Commitments, at the rate of 0.25% per annum, and (ii) in all other cases, at the rate of 0.35% per annum.

(b)Letter of Credit Fees, Etc.  (i)  The Borrower shall pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Revolving Credit Lender a commission, payable in arrears, (a) quarterly on the last day of each March, June, September and December commencing March 31, 2014, (b) on the earliest to occur of the full drawing, expiration, termination or cancellation of any Letter of Credit, and (c) on the Maturity Date in respect of the Revolving Credit Facility, on such Revolving Credit Lender’s Pro Rata Share of the average daily aggregate Available Amount during such quarter of all Letters of Credit outstanding from time to time for the applicable period at the rate per annum equal to the Applicable Margin for Revolving Credit Facility Eurodollar Rate Advances in effect from time to time.

(i)The Borrower shall pay to each Issuing Bank, for its own account, (A) a fronting fee for each Letter of Credit issued by such Issuing Bank in an amount equal to 0.125% of the Available Amount of such Letter of Credit on the date of issuance of such Letter of Credit, payable on such date and (B) such other commissions, issuance fees, transfer fees and other fees and charges in connection with the issuance or administration of each Letter of Credit as the Borrower and such Issuing Bank shall agree.

(c)Administrative Agent’s Fees.  The Borrower shall pay to the Administrative Agent for its own account the fees, in the amounts and on the dates, set forth in the Fee Letter and such other fees as may from time to time be agreed between the Borrower and the Administrative Agent.

(d)Extension Fees.  The Borrower shall pay to the Administrative Agent, in connection with the extension of the Revolving Credit Facility, a Facility extension fee (an “Extension Fee”) on the Facility Extension Date, for the account of each Revolving Credit Lender, in an amount equal to 0.15% of such Revolving Credit Lender’s Revolving Credit Commitment then outstanding (whether funded or unfunded).

(e)Ticking Fee.  With respect to the Delayed Draw Tranche, the Borrower shall pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Lenders with Commitments to the Delayed Draw Tranche (other than any Defaulting Lenders) a ticking fee (each, a “Ticking Fee”) in accordance with this Section 2.08(e).  Each Ticking Fee shall accrue from the date that is thirty days after the Closing Date until the earlier of (i) the last day of the Delayed Draw Period or (ii) the date on which the full amount of the Delayed Draw Tranche (the “Ticking Fee Accrual Date”) is advanced to the Borrower, in an amount equal to 0.25% per annum of the unused portion of the Commitments under the Delayed Draw Tranche and shall be payable in full to the Administrative Agent on the Ticking Fee Accrual Date for the account of the applicable Lenders on a pro rata basis in accordance with their respective Commitments to the Delayed Draw Tranche. 

(f)Defaulting Lender.  Anything herein to the contrary notwithstanding, during such period as a Lender is a Defaulting Lender, such Defaulting Lender will not be entitled to any fees

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accruing during such period pursuant to Section 2.08(b) (without prejudice to the rights of the Non-Defaulting Lenders in respect of such fees), provided that (a) to the extent that all or a portion of the Letter of Credit Exposure or the Swing Line Exposure of such Defaulting Lender is reallocated to the Non-Defaulting Lenders pursuant to Section 2.18(b), such fees that would have accrued for the benefit of such Defaulting Lender will instead accrue for the benefit of and be payable to such Non-Defaulting Lenders, pro rata in accordance with their respective Commitments, and (b) to the extent that all or any portion of such Letter of Credit Exposure or Swing Line Exposure cannot be so reallocated, such fees will instead accrue for the benefit of and be payable to the Issuing Banks and the Swing Line Bank, as applicable (and the pro rata payment provisions of Section 2.11(f) will automatically be deemed adjusted to reflect the provisions of this Section).

Section 2.09.  Conversion of Advances.  (a)    Optional.  The Borrower may on any Business Day, upon notice given to the Administrative Agent not later than 12:00 Noon (New York City time) on the third Business Day prior to the date of the proposed Conversion and subject to the provisions of Sections 2.07 and 2.10, Convert all or any portion of the Advances of one Type comprising the same Borrowing into Advances of the other Type; provided, however, that any Conversion of Eurodollar Rate Advances into Base Rate Advances shall be made only on the last day of an Interest Period for such Eurodollar Rate Advances, any Conversion of Base Rate Advances into Eurodollar Rate Advances shall be in an amount not less than the minimum amount specified in Section 2.02(c), no Conversion of any Advances shall result in more separate Borrowings than permitted under Section 2.02(c) and each Conversion of Advances comprising part of the same Borrowing under any Facility shall be made ratably among the Lenders in accordance with their Commitments under such Facility.  Each such notice of Conversion shall, within the restrictions specified above, specify (i) the date of such Conversion, (ii) the Advances to be Converted and (iii) if such Conversion is into Eurodollar Rate Advances, the duration of the initial Interest Period for such Advances.  Each notice of Conversion shall be irrevocable and binding on the Borrower.

(b)Mandatory.  (i)  On the date on which the aggregate unpaid principal amount of Eurodollar Rate Advances comprising any Borrowing shall be reduced, by payment or prepayment or otherwise, to less than $1,000,000, such Advances shall automatically Convert into Base Rate Advances.

(i)If the Borrower shall fail to select the duration of any Interest Period for any Eurodollar Rate Advances in accordance with the provisions contained in the definition of “Interest Period” in Section 1.01, the Administrative Agent will forthwith so notify the Borrower and the Lenders, whereupon an Interest Period of one month shall apply to each such Eurodollar Rate Advance.

(ii)Upon the occurrence and during the continuance of any Event of Default, (y) each Eurodollar Rate Advance will automatically, on the last day of the then existing Interest Period therefor, Convert into a Base Rate Advance and (z) the obligation of the Lenders to make, or to Convert Advances into, Eurodollar Rate Advances shall be suspended.

Section 2.10.  Increased Costs, Etc.  (a)  If, due to either (i) the introduction of or any change in or in the interpretation of any law or regulation or (ii) the compliance with any guideline or request from any central bank or other Governmental Authority (whether or not having the force of law), there shall be any increase in the cost to any Lender Party of agreeing to make or of making, funding or maintaining Eurodollar Rate Advances or of agreeing to issue or of issuing or maintaining or participating in Letters of Credit or of agreeing to make or of making or maintaining Letter of Credit Advances (excluding, for purposes of this Section 2.10, any such increased costs resulting from

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Indemnified Taxes, Taxes described in clauses (b) through (d) of the definition of Excluded Taxes, or Connection Income Taxes (as to which Section 2.12 shall govern), then the Borrower shall from time to time, upon demand by such Lender Party (with a copy of such demand to the Administrative Agent), pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of such Lender Party additional amounts sufficient to compensate such Lender Party for such increased cost; provided, however, that a Lender Party claiming additional amounts under this Section 2.10(a) agrees to use reasonable efforts (consistent with its internal policy and legal and regulatory restrictions) to designate a different Applicable Lending Office if the making of such a designation would avoid the need for, or reduce the amount of, such increased cost that may thereafter accrue and would not, in the reasonable judgment of such Lender Party, be otherwise disadvantageous to such Lender Party.  A certificate as to the amount of such increased cost, submitted to the Borrower by such Lender Party, shall be conclusive and binding for all purposes, absent manifest error.

(b)If any Lender Party determines that compliance with any law or regulation or any guideline or request from any central bank or other Governmental Authority (whether or not having the force of law) affects or would affect the amount of capital or liquidity required or expected to be maintained by such Lender Party or any corporation controlling such Lender Party and that the amount of such capital or liquidity is increased by or based upon the existence of such Lender Party’s commitment to lend or to issue or participate in Letters of Credit hereunder and other commitments of such type or the issuance or maintenance of or participation in the Letters of Credit (or similar contingent obligations), then, upon demand by such Lender Party or such corporation (with a copy of such demand to the Administrative Agent), the Borrower shall pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of such Lender Party, from time to time as specified by such Lender Party, additional amounts sufficient to compensate such Lender Party in the light of such circumstances, to the extent that such Lender Party reasonably determines such increase in capital or liquidity to be allocable to the existence of such Lender Party’s commitment to lend or to issue or participate in Letters of Credit hereunder or to the issuance or maintenance of or participation in any Letters of Credit.  A certificate as to such amounts submitted to the Borrower by such Lender Party shall be conclusive and binding for all purposes, absent manifest error.

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Agreement, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, as amended, and all requests, rules, guidelines or directives thereunder or issued in connection therewith, regardless of the date enacted, adopted or issued, and all requests, rules, guidelines or directives promulgated by the Bank for International Settlements or the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (or any successor or similar authority) or United States or foreign regulatory authorities, in each case pursuant to Basel Supervision known as Basel III and regardless of the date enacted, adopted, implemented or issued shall be deemed an introduction or change of the type referred to in Section 2.10(a) and this Section 2.10(b).



(c)If, with respect to any Eurodollar Rate Advances, the Required Lenders notify the Administrative Agent that the Eurodollar Rate for any Interest Period for such Advances will not adequately reflect the cost to such Lenders of making, funding or maintaining their Eurodollar Rate Advances for such Interest Period, the Administrative Agent shall forthwith so notify the Borrower and the Lenders, whereupon (i) each such Eurodollar Rate Advance will automatically, on the last day of the then existing Interest Period therefor, Convert into a Base Rate Advance and (ii) the obligation of the Lenders to make, or to Convert Advances into, Eurodollar Rate Advances shall be suspended until the Administrative Agent shall notify the Borrower that such Lenders have determined that the circumstances causing such suspension no longer exist.

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(d)Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, if the introduction of or any change in or in the interpretation of any law or regulation shall make it unlawful, or any central bank or other Governmental Authority shall assert that it is unlawful, for any Lender or its Eurodollar Lending Office to perform its obligations hereunder to make Eurodollar Rate Advances or to continue to fund or maintain Eurodollar Rate Advances hereunder, then, on notice thereof and demand therefor by such Lender to the Borrower through the Administrative Agent, (i) each Eurodollar Rate Advance will automatically, upon such demand, Convert into a Base Rate Advance and (ii) the obligation of the Lenders to make, or to Convert Advances into, Eurodollar Rate Advances shall be suspended until the Administrative Agent shall notify the Borrower that such Lender has determined that the circumstances causing such suspension no longer exist; provided, however, that, before making any such demand, such Lender agrees to use reasonable efforts (consistent with its internal policy and legal and regulatory restrictions) to designate a different Eurodollar Lending Office if the making of such a designation would allow such Lender or its Eurodollar Lending Office to continue to perform its obligations to make Eurodollar Rate Advances or to continue to fund or maintain Eurodollar Rate Advances and would not, in the judgment of such Lender, be otherwise disadvantageous to such Lender.

(e)Failure or delay on the part of any Lender Party to demand compensation pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this Section 2.10 shall not constitute a waiver of such Lender Party’s right to demand such compensation, provided that, the Borrower shall not be required to compensate a Lender Party pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this Section 2.10 for any increased costs incurred or reductions suffered more than 180 days prior to the date that such Lender Party notifies the Borrower of the event or circumstance giving rise to such increased costs or reductions and of such Lender Party’s intention to claim compensation therefor (except that, if the event or circumstance giving rise to such increased costs or reductions is retroactive, then the 180-day period referred to above shall be extended to include the period of retroactive effect thereof).

Section 2.11.  Payments and Computations.  (a)  The Borrower shall make each payment hereunder and under the Notes, irrespective of any right of counterclaim or set-off (except as otherwise provided in Section 2.13), not later than 12:00 Noon (New York City time) on the day when due in U.S. Dollars to the Administrative Agent at the Administrative Agent’s Account in same day funds, with payments being received by the Administrative Agent after such time being deemed to have been received on the next succeeding Business Day.  The Administrative Agent shall promptly thereafter cause like funds to be distributed (i) if such payment by the Borrower is in respect of principal, interest, commitment fees or any other Obligation then payable hereunder and under the Notes to more than one Lender Party, to such Lender Parties for the account of their respective Applicable Lending Offices ratably in accordance with the amounts of such respective Obligations then payable to such Lender Parties and (ii) if such payment by the Borrower is in respect of any Obligation then payable hereunder to one Lender Party, to such Lender Party for the account of its Applicable Lending Office, in each case to be applied in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.  Upon any Acceding Lender becoming a Lender hereunder as a result of a Commitment Increase pursuant to Section 2.17 and upon the Administrative Agent’s receipt of such Lender’s Accession Agreement and recording of information contained therein in the Register, from and after the applicable Increase Date, the Administrative Agent shall make all payments hereunder and under any Notes issued in connection therewith in respect of the interest assumed thereby to such Acceding Lender.  Upon its acceptance of an Assignment and Acceptance and recording of the information contained therein in the Register pursuant to Section 10.07(d), from and after the effective date of such Assignment and Acceptance, the Administrative Agent shall make all payments hereunder and under the Notes in respect of the interest assigned thereby to the Lender Party

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assignee thereunder, and the parties to such Assignment and Acceptance shall make all appropriate adjustments in such payments for periods prior to such effective date directly between themselves.

(b)The Borrower hereby authorizes each Lender Party and each of its Affiliates, if and to the extent payment owed to such Lender Party is not made when due hereunder or, in the case of a Lender, under the Note held by such Lender, to charge from time to time,  to the fullest extent permitted by law, against any or all of the Borrower’s accounts with such Lender Party any amount so due.

(c)All computations of interest based on Citibank, N.A.’s base rate shall be made by the Administrative Agent on the basis of a year of 365 or 366 days, as the case may be, and all computations of interest based on the Eurodollar Rate or the Federal Funds Rate and of fees and Letter of Credit commissions shall be made by the Administrative Agent on the basis of a year of 360 days, in each case for the actual number of days (including the first day but excluding the last day) occurring in the period for which such interest, fees or commissions are payable.  Each determination by the Administrative Agent of an interest rate, fee or commission hereunder shall be conclusive and binding for all purposes, absent manifest error.

(d)Whenever any payment hereunder or under the Notes shall be stated to be due on a day other than a Business Day, such payment shall be made on the next succeeding Business Day, and such extension of time shall in such case be included in the computation of payment of interest or commitment fee, as the case may be; provided, however, that if such extension would cause payment of interest on or principal of Eurodollar Rate Advances to be made in the next following calendar month, such payment shall be made on the next preceding Business Day.

(e)Unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from the Borrower prior to the date on which any payment is due to any Lender Party hereunder that the Borrower will not make such payment in full, the Administrative Agent may assume that the Borrower has made such payment in full to the Administrative Agent on such date and the Administrative Agent may, in reliance upon such assumption, cause to be distributed to each such Lender Party on such due date an amount equal to the amount then due such Lender Party.  If and to the extent the Borrower shall not have so made such payment in full to the Administrative Agent, each such Lender Party shall repay to the Administrative Agent forthwith on demand such amount distributed to such Lender Party together with interest thereon, for each day from the date such amount is distributed to such Lender Party until the date such Lender Party repays such amount to the Administrative Agent, at the Federal Funds Rate.

(f)Whenever any payment received by the Administrative Agent under this Agreement or any of the other Loan Documents is insufficient to pay in full all amounts due and payable to the Administrative Agent and the Lender Parties under or in respect of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents on any date, such payment shall be distributed by the Administrative Agent and applied by the Administrative Agent and the Lender Parties in the following order of priority:

(A)first, to the payment of all of the fees, indemnification payments, costs and expenses that are due and payable to the Administrative Agent (solely in its capacity as the Administrative Agent) under or in respect of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents on such date, ratably based upon the respective

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aggregate amounts of all such fees, indemnification payments, costs and expenses owing to the Administrative Agent on such datezaaaa;

(B)second, to the payment of all of the fees, indemnification payments, costs and expenses that are due and payable to the Issuing Banks (solely in their respective capacities as such) under or in respect of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents on such date, ratably based upon the respective aggregate amounts of all such fees, indemnification payments, costs and expenses owing to the Issuing Banks on such date;

(C)third, to the payment of all of the indemnification payments, costs and expenses that are due and payable to the Lenders under Section 10.04 and any similar section of any of the other Loan Documents on such date, ratably based upon the respective aggregate amounts of all such indemnification payments, costs and expenses owing to the Lenders on such date;

(D)fourth, to the payment of all of the amounts that are due and payable to the Administrative Agent and the Lender Parties under Sections 2.10 and 2.12 on such date, ratably based upon the respective aggregate amounts thereof owing to the Administrative Agent and the Lender Parties on such date;

(E)fifth, to the payment of all of the fees that are due and payable to the Lenders under Section 2.08(a), (b)(i), (d) and (e) on such date, ratably based upon the respective aggregate Commitments of the Lenders under the Facilities on such date;

(F)sixth, to the payment of all of the accrued and unpaid interest on the Obligations of the Borrower under or in respect of the Loan Documents (other than Guaranteed Hedge Agreements) that is due and payable to the Administrative Agent and the Lender Parties under Section 2.07(b) on such date, ratably based upon the respective aggregate amounts of all such interest owing to the Administrative Agent and the Lender Parties on such date;

(G)seventh, to the payment of all of the accrued and unpaid interest on the Advances that is due and payable to the Administrative Agent and the Lender Parties under Section 2.07(a) on such date, ratably based upon the respective aggregate amounts of all such interest owing to the Administrative Agent and the Lender Parties on such date;

(H)eighth, to the payment of any other accrued and unpaid interest comprising Obligations of the Loan Parties owing under or in respect of the Loan Documents that is due and payable on such date, ratably based upon the respective aggregate amounts of all such interest owing to the respective obligees thereof on such date;

(I)ninth, to the payment of the principal amount of all of the outstanding Advances that are due and payable to the Administrative Agent and the Lender Parties on such date, ratably based upon the respective aggregate amounts of all such principal and reimbursement obligations owing to the Administrative Agent and the Lender Parties on such date, and to deposit into the L/C Cash

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Collateral Account any contingent reimbursement obligations in respect of outstanding Letters of Credit to the extent required by Section 6.02; and

(J)tenth, to the payment of all other Obligations of the Loan Parties owing under or in respect of the Loan Documents that are due and payable on such date, ratably based upon the respective aggregate amounts of all such Obligations owing to the respective obligees thereof on such date.

Section 2.12.  Taxes.  (a)  Any and all payments by or on account of any Obligation of any Loan Party or the Administrative Agent or under any Loan Document shall be made, in accordance with Section 2.11 or the applicable provisions of such other Loan Document, if any, without deduction or withholding for any Taxes, except as required by applicable law.  If any applicable law (as determined in the good faith discretion of an applicable Withholding Agent) requires the deduction or withholding of any Tax from any such payment by a Withholding Agent, then the applicable Withholding Agent shall be entitled to make such deduction or withholding and shall timely pay the full amount deducted or withheld to the relevant Governmental Authority in accordance with applicable law and, if such Tax is an Indemnified Tax, then the sum payable by the applicable Loan Party shall be increased as necessary so that after such deduction or withholding has been made (including such deductions and withholdings applicable to additional sums payable under this Section) the applicable Recipient receives an amount equal to the sum it would have received had no such deduction or withholding been made.

(b)Each Loan Party shall timely pay to the relevant Governmental Authority in accordance with applicable law, or at the option of the Administrative Agent timely reimburse it for the payment of, any Other Taxes.

(c)Without duplication of Sections 2.12(a) or 2.12(b), the Loan Parties shall indemnify each Recipient for the full amount of Indemnified Taxes (including Indemnified Taxes imposed or asserted on or attributable to amounts payable under this Section 2.12) payable or paid by such Recipient, or required to be withheld or deducted from a payment to such Recipient and any reasonable expenses arising therefrom or with respect thereto, whether or not such Indemnified Taxes were correctly or legally imposed or asserted by the relevant Governmental Authority.  A certificate as to the amount of such payment or liability delivered to the Borrower by a Lender (with a copy to the Administrative Agent), or by the Administrative Agent on its own behalf or on behalf of a Lender, shall be conclusive absent manifest error.  This indemnification shall be made within 30 days from the date such Lender Party or the Administrative Agent (as the case may be) makes written demand therefor.

(d)Each Lender Party shall severally indemnify the Administrative Agent, within 10 days after demand therefor, for (i) any Indemnified Taxes attributable to such Lender Party (but only to the extent that any Loan Party has not already indemnified the Administrative Agent for such Indemnified Taxes and without limiting the obligation of the Loan Parties to do so), (ii) any Taxes attributable to such Lender Party’s failure to comply with the provisions of Section 10.07 relating to the maintenance of a Participant Register and (iii) any Excluded Taxes attributable to such Lender Party, in each case that are payable or paid by the Administrative Agent in connection with any Loan Document, and any reasonable expenses arising therefrom or with respect thereto, whether or not such Taxes were correctly or legally imposed or asserted by the relevant Governmental Authority.  A certificate as to the amount of such payment or liability delivered to any Lender Party by the Administrative Agent shall be conclusive absent manifest error.  Each Lender Party hereby authorizes the Administrative Agent to set off and apply any and all amounts at any

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time owing to such Lender Party under any Loan Document or otherwise payable by the Administrative Agent to the Lender Party from any other source against any amount due to the Administrative Agent under this paragraph (d).

(e)As soon as practicable after, but in any case within 30 days after the date of any payment of Taxes by any Loan Party to a Governmental Authority pursuant to this Section 2.12, such Loan Party shall deliver to the Administrative Agent, at its address referred to in Section 10.02, the original or a certified copy of a receipt issued by such Governmental Authority evidencing such payment, a copy of the return reporting such payment or other evidence of payment reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.  In the case of any payment hereunder or under the other Loan Documents by or on behalf of a Loan Party through an account or branch outside the United States or by or on behalf of a Loan Party by a payor that is not a U.S. Person, if such Loan Party determines that no Taxes are payable in respect thereof, such Loan Party shall furnish, or shall cause such payor to furnish, to the Administrative Agent, at such address, an opinion of counsel acceptable to the Administrative Agent stating that such payment is exempt from Taxes.  For purposes of subsections (e) and (g) of this Section 2.12, the term “United States” shall have the meaning specified in Section 7701(a)(9) of the Internal Revenue Code. 

(f)Any Lender Party that is entitled to an exemption from or reduction of withholding tax with respect to payments made under any Loan Document shall deliver to the Borrower and the Administrative Agent, at the time or times reasonably requested by the Borrower or the Administrative Agent, such properly completed and executed documentation reasonably requested by the Borrower or the Administrative Agent as will permit such payments to be made without withholding or at a reduced rate of withholding.  In addition, any Lender Party, if reasonably 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 Party is subject to backup withholding or information reporting requirements.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the preceding two sentences, the completion, execution and submission of such documentation (other than such documentation set forth in Section 2.12(g)(i), (ii), and (iv) below) shall not be required if in the applicable Lender Party’s reasonable judgment such completion, execution or submission would subject such Lender Party to any material unreimbursed cost or expense or would materially prejudice the legal or commercial position of such Lender Party.

(g)Without limiting the generality of Section 2.12(f),

(i)each Lender Party that is a U.S. Person shall, to the extent it is legally entitled to do so, on or prior to the date of its execution and delivery of this Agreement in the case of each Initial Lender Party, and on the date of the Assignment and Acceptance pursuant to which it becomes a Lender Party in the case of each other Lender Party, and from time to time thereafter as reasonably requested in writing by the Borrower (but only so long thereafter as such Lender Party remains lawfully able to do so), provide each of the Administrative Agent and the Borrower with executed originals of Internal Revenue Service Form W-9 certifying that such Lender Party is exempt from U.S. federal backup withholding tax;

(ii)each Lender Party that is not a U.S. Person (a “Foreign Lender Party”) shall, to the extent it is legally entitled to do so, on or prior to the date of its execution and delivery of this Agreement in the case of each Initial Lender Party,

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and on the date of the Assignment and Acceptance pursuant to which it becomes a Lender Party in the case of each other Lender Party, and from time to time thereafter as reasonably requested in writing by the Borrower (but only so long thereafter as such Lender Party remains lawfully able to do so), provide each of the Administrative Agent and the Borrower with whichever of the following is applicable:

(A)in the case of a Foreign Lender Party claiming the benefits of an income tax treaty to which the United Sates is a party (x) with respect to payments of interest under any Loan Document, executed originals of Internal Revenue Service Form W‑8BEN or W-8BEN-E, as applicable, establishing an exemption from, or reduction of, U.S. federal withholding Tax pursuant to the “interest” article of such tax treaty and (y) with respect to any other applicable payments under any Loan Document, Internal Revenue Service Form W-8BEN or W-8BEN-E, as applicable, establishing an exemption from, or reduction of, U.S. federal withholding Tax pursuant to the “business profits” or “other income” article of such tax treaty;

(B)executed originals of Internal Revenue Service Form W‑8ECI;

(C)in the case of a Foreign Lender Party claiming the benefits of the exemption for portfolio interest under Section 881(c) of the Internal Revenue Code (x) a certificate substantially in the form of Exhibit F-1 hereto to the effect that such Foreign Lender Party is not a (A) a “bank” within the meaning of Section 881(c)(3)(A) of the Internal Revenue Code, (B) a “10 percent shareholder” of any Loan Party within the meaning of Section 881(c)(3)(B) of the Internal Revenue Code, or (C) a “controlled foreign corporation” described in Section 881(c)(3)(C) of the Internal Revenue Code  (a “U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate”) and (y) executed originals of Internal Revenue Service Form W‑8BEN or W-8BEN-E, as applicable; or

(D)to the extent that the Foreign Lender Party is not the beneficial owner, executed originals of Internal Revenue Service Form W-8IMY, accompanied by Internal Revenue Service Form W-8BEN or W-8BEN-E, as applicable, a U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate substantially in the form of Exhibit F-2 or Exhibit F-3, Internal Revenue Service Form W-9 and/or other certification documents from each beneficial owner, as applicable; provided that if the Foreign Lender Party is a partnership and one or more direct or indirect partner of such Foreign Lender Party are claiming the portfolio interest exemption, such Foreign Lender Party may provide a U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate substantially in the form of Exhibit F-4 on behalf of each such direct and indirect partner.

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(iii)any Foreign Lender Party shall, to the extent it is legally entitled to do so, 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 Party becomes a Lender Party under this Agreement (and from time to time thereafter upon the reasonable request of the Borrower or the Administrative Agent), executed originals of any other form prescribed by applicable law as a basis for claiming exemption from or a reduction in U.S. federal withholding Tax, duly completed, together with such supplementary documentation as may be prescribed by applicable law to permit the Borrower or the Administrative Agent to determine the withholding or deduction required to be made; and

(iv)  if a payment made to a Lender Party under any Loan Document would be subject to U.S. federal withholding Tax imposed by FATCA if such Lender Party were to fail to comply with the applicable reporting requirements of FATCA (including those contained in Section 1471(b) or 1472(b) of the Internal Revenue Code, as applicable), such Lender Party shall deliver to the Borrower and the Administrative Agent at the time or times prescribed by law and at such time or times reasonably requested by the Borrower or the Administrative Agent such documentation prescribed by applicable law (including as prescribed by Section 1471(b)(3)(C)(i) of the Internal Revenue Code) and such additional documentation reasonably requested by the Borrower or the Administrative Agent as may be necessary for the Borrower and the Administrative Agent to comply with their obligations under FATCA and to determine that such Lender Party has complied with such Lender Party’s obligations under FATCA or to determine the amount to deduct and withhold from such payment.  Solely for the purposes of this subsection (g), “FATCA” shall include any amendments made to FATCA after the date of this Agreement.

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



(h)If any party determines, in its sole discretion exercised in good faith, that it has received a refund of any Taxes as to which it has received an indemnification payment pursuant to this Section 2.12 (including by the payment of additional amounts pursuant to this Section 2.12), it shall pay to the indemnifying party an amount equal to such refund (but only to the extent of indemnity payments made under this Section with respect to the Taxes giving rise to such refund), net of all out-of-pocket expenses (including Taxes) of such indemnified party and without interest

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(other than any interest paid by the relevant Governmental Authority with respect to such refund).  Such indemnifying party, upon the request of such indemnified party, shall repay to such indemnified party the amount paid over pursuant to this subsection (h) (plus any penalties, interest or other charges imposed by the relevant Governmental Authority) in the event that such indemnified party is required to repay such refund to such Governmental Authority.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this subsection (h), in no event will the indemnified party be required to pay any amount to an indemnifying party pursuant to this subsection (h) the payment of which would place the indemnified party in a less favorable net after-Tax position than the indemnified party would have been in if the Tax subject to indemnification and giving rise to such refund had not been deducted, withheld or otherwise imposed and the indemnification payments or additional amounts with respect to such Tax had never been paid.  This subsection shall not be construed to require any indemnified party to make available its Tax returns (or any other information relating to its Taxes that it deems confidential) to the indemnifying party or any other Person. No party shall have any obligation to pursue, or any right to assert, any refund of Indemnified Taxes that may be paid by another party.

(i)For any period with respect to which a Lender Party has failed to provide the Borrower with the appropriate form or other document described in subsection (f) or subsection (g) above (other than if such failure is due to a change in law, or in the interpretation or application thereof, occurring after the date on which a form or other document originally was required to be provided or if such form or other document otherwise is not required under subsection (f) or subsection (g) above), such Lender Party shall not be entitled to indemnification under subsection (a) or (c) of this Section 2.12 with respect to Taxes imposed by the United States by reason of such failure; provided, however, that should a Lender Party become subject to Taxes because of its failure to deliver a form or other document required hereunder, the Loan Parties shall take such steps as such Lender Party shall reasonably request to assist such Lender Party to recover such Taxes.

(j)Any Lender Party claiming any additional amounts payable pursuant to this Section 2.12 agrees to use reasonable efforts (consistent with its internal policy and legal and regulatory restrictions) to change the jurisdiction of its Eurodollar Lending Office if the making of such a change would avoid the need for, or reduce the amount of, any such additional amounts that may thereafter accrue and would not, in the reasonable judgment of such Lender Party, be otherwise disadvantageous to such Lender Party. 

(k)In the event that an additional payment is made under Section 2.12(a) or (c) for the account of any Lender Party and such Lender Party, in its sole discretion, determines that it has finally and irrevocably received or been granted a credit against or release or remission for, or repayment of, any tax paid or payable by it in respect of or calculated with reference to the deduction or withholding giving rise to such payment, such Lender Party shall, to the extent that it determines that it can do so without prejudice to the retention of the amount of such credit, relief, remission or repayment, pay to the applicable Loan Party such amount as such Lender Party shall, in its sole discretion, have determined to be attributable to such deduction or withholding and which will leave such Lender Party (after such payment) in no worse position than it would have been in if the applicable Loan Party had not been required to make such deduction or withholding.  Nothing herein contained shall interfere with the right of a Lender Party to arrange its tax affairs in whatever manner it thinks fit nor oblige any Lender Party to claim any tax credit or to disclose any information relating to its affairs or any computations in respect thereof, and no Loan Party shall be entitled to review the tax records of any Lender Party or the Administrative Agent, or require any Lender Party

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to do anything that would prejudice its ability to benefit from any other credits, reliefs, remissions or repayments to which it may be entitled.

(l)Without prejudice to the survival of any other agreement of any party hereunder or under any other Loan Document, the agreements and obligations under this Section 2.12 shall survive the resignation or replacement of the Administrative Agent, the assignment of rights by, or the replacement of, a Lender, the termination of the Commitments and the payment in full of principal, interest and all other amounts payable hereunder and under any of the other Loan Documents.

Section 2.13.  Sharing of Payments, Etc.  Subject to the provisions of Section 2.11(f), if any Lender Party shall obtain at any time any payment (whether voluntary, involuntary, through the exercise of any right of set‑off, or otherwise, other than as a result of an assignment pursuant to Section 10.07) (a) on account of Obligations due and payable to such Lender Party hereunder and under the Notes at such time in excess of its ratable share (according to the proportion of (i) the amount of such Obligations due and payable to such Lender Party at such time to (ii) the aggregate amount of the Obligations due and payable to all Lender Parties hereunder and under the Notes at such time) of payments on account of the Obligations due and payable to all Lender Parties hereunder and under the Notes at such time obtained by all the Lender Parties at such time or (b) on account of Obligations owing (but not due and payable) to such Lender Party hereunder and under the Notes at such time in excess of its ratable share (according to the proportion of (i) the amount of such Obligations owing to such Lender Party at such time to (ii) the aggregate amount of the Obligations owing (but not due and payable) to all Lender Parties hereunder and under the Notes at such time) of payments on account of the Obligations owing (but not due and payable) to all Lender Parties hereunder and under the Notes at such time obtained by all of the Lender Parties at such time, such Lender Party shall forthwith purchase from the other Lender Parties such interests or participating interests in the Obligations due and payable or owing to them, as the case may be, as shall be necessary to cause such purchasing Lender Party to share the excess payment ratably with each of them; provided, however, that if all or any portion of such excess payment is thereafter recovered from such purchasing Lender Party, such purchase from each other Lender Party shall be rescinded and such other Lender Party shall repay to the purchasing Lender Party the purchase price to the extent of such Lender Party’s ratable share (according to the proportion of (i) the purchase price paid to such Lender Party to (ii) the aggregate purchase price paid to all Lender Parties) of such recovery together with an amount equal to such Lender Party’s ratable share (according to the proportion of (i) the amount of such other Lender Party’s required repayment to (ii) the total amount so recovered from the purchasing Lender Party) of any interest or other amount paid or payable by the purchasing Lender Party in respect of the total amount so recovered.  The Borrower agrees that any Lender Party so purchasing an interest or participating interest from another Lender Party pursuant to this Section 2.13 may, to the fullest extent permitted by law, exercise all its rights of payment (including the right of set-off) with respect to such interest or participating interest, as the case may be, as fully as if such Lender Party were the direct creditor of the Borrower in the amount of such interest or participating interest, as the case may be.

Section 2.14.  Use of Proceeds.  The proceeds of the Advances and issuances of Letters of Credit shall be available (and the Borrower agrees that it shall use such proceeds and Letters of Credit) solely for (i) general corporate purposes of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, (ii) the development of new, and the renovation and expansion of existing, Hotel Assets and the acquisition of such other assets and the making of such other Investments as are permitted by this Agreement, (iii) capital expenditures related to Assets, (iv) the repayment in full (or refinancing) of existing mortgage loans, and (v) the payment of fees and expenses related to the Facilities and the other

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transactions contemplated by the Loan Documents.  The Borrower will not directly or indirectly use the proceeds of the Advances, or lend, contribute or otherwise make available to any Subsidiary, joint venture partner or other Person such proceeds, (A) to fund any activities or businesses of or with any Person, or in any country or territory, that, at the time of such funding, is, or whose government is, the subject of Sanctions, or (B) in any other manner that would result in a violation of Sanctions by any Person (including any Person participating in the Facility, whether as underwriter, advisor, investor, or otherwise) or any Anti-Corruption Laws. 

Section 2.15.  Evidence of Debt.  (a)  Each Lender Party shall maintain in accordance with its usual practice an account or accounts evidencing the indebtedness of the Borrower to such Lender Party resulting from each Advance owing to such Lender Party from time to time, including the amounts of principal and interest payable and paid to such Lender Party from time to time hereunder.  The Borrower agrees that upon notice by any Lender Party to the Borrower (with a copy of such notice to the Administrative Agent) to the effect that a promissory note or other evidence of indebtedness is required or appropriate in order for such Lender Party to evidence (whether for purposes of pledge, enforcement or otherwise) the Advances owing to, or to be made by, such Lender Party, the Borrower shall promptly execute and deliver to such Lender Party, with a copy to the Administrative Agent, a Note, in substantially the form of Exhibit A-1 or Exhibit A-2 hereto, as applicable, payable to the order of such Lender Party in a principal amount equal to the Revolving Credit Commitment or Term Loan Commitment of such Lender Party.  All references to Notes in the Loan Documents shall mean Notes, if any, to the extent issued hereunder.  To the extent no Note has been issued to a Lender Party, this Agreement shall be deemed to comprise conclusive evidence for all purposes of the indebtedness resulting from the Advances and extensions of credit hereunder.

(b)The Register maintained by the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 10.07(d) shall include a control account, and a subsidiary account for each Lender Party, in which accounts (taken together) shall be recorded (i) the date and amount of each Borrowing made hereunder, the Type of Advances comprising such Borrowing and, if appropriate, the Interest Period applicable thereto, (ii) the terms of each Assignment and Acceptance delivered to and accepted by it, (iii) the amount of any principal or interest due and payable or to become due and payable from the Borrower to each Lender Party hereunder, and (iv) the amount of any sum received by the Administrative Agent from the Borrower hereunder and each Lender Party’s share thereof.

(c)Entries made in good faith by the Administrative Agent in the Register pursuant to subsection (b) above, and by each Lender Party in its account or accounts pursuant to subsection (a) above, shall be prima facie evidence of the amount of principal and interest due and payable or to become due and payable from the Borrower to, in the case of the Register, each Lender Party and, in the case of such account or accounts, such Lender Party, under this Agreement, absent manifest error; provided, however, that the failure of the Administrative Agent or such Lender Party to make an entry, or any finding that an entry is incorrect, in the Register or such account or accounts shall not limit or otherwise affect the obligations of the Borrower under this Agreement.

Section 2.16.  Extensions of Maturity Date.  At least 30 days but not more than 120 days prior to the Initial RC Maturity Date, the Borrower, by written notice to the Administrative Agent, may request a single one-year extension of the Initial RC Maturity Date.  The Administrative Agent shall promptly notify each Lender of such request and the Initial RC Maturity Date shall, effective as of the Facility Extension Date (as defined below), be extended for an additional one year period, provided that, on the Facility Extension Date (i) the Administrative Agent shall have received payment in full of the extension fee set forth in Section 2.08(d) and (ii) the following statements shall be true and the Administrative Agent shall have received for the account of each Lender Party a

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certificate signed by a Responsible Officer of the Borrower, dated the Facility Extension Date, stating that:  (A) the representations and warranties contained in Section 4.01 are true and correct in all material respects on and as of the Facility Extension Date (unless qualified as to materiality or Material Adverse Effect, in which case such representations and warranties shall be true and correct in all respects) and (B) no Default has occurred and is continuing or would result from such extension.  “Facility Extension Date” means the first date after the delivery by the Borrower of the extension notice described above in this Section 2.16 that the conditions set forth in clauses (i) and (ii) above are satisfied.  In the event that an extension is effected pursuant to this Section 2.16 (but subject to provisions of Sections 2.05, 2.06 and 6.01), the aggregate principal amount of all Advances in respect of the Revolving Credit Facility shall be repaid in full ratably to the applicable Lenders on the Maturity Date in respect of the Revolving Credit Facility as so extended.  As of the Facility Extension Date, any and all references in this Agreement, the Notes, if any, or any of the other Loan Documents to the “Maturity Date” in respect of the Revolving Credit Facility shall refer to the Initial RC Maturity Date as so extended.

Section 2.17.  Increase in the Aggregate Commitments

(a)The Borrower may, at any time (but no more than twice in any consecutive 12-month period), by written notice to the Administrative Agent, request an increase in the aggregate amount of the Revolving Credit Commitments and/or the Term Loan Commitments by not less than $5,000,000 (each such proposed increase, a “Commitment Increase”) to be effective as of a date that is at least 90 days prior to the applicable scheduled Maturity Date then in effect (the “Increase Date”) as specified in the related notice to the Administrative Agent; provided, however, that (i) in no event shall the aggregate amount of the Revolving Credit Facility and the Term Loan Facility at any time exceed $850,000,000, (ii) in no event shall the Borrower submit more than ten separate requests for a Commitment Increase hereunder, and (iii) on the date of any request by the Borrower for a Commitment Increase and on the related Increase Date, the applicable conditions set forth in Article III shall be satisfied. 

(b)The Administrative Agent shall promptly notify the Lenders of each request by the Borrower for a Commitment Increase, which notice shall include (i) the proposed amount of such requested Commitment Increase and the proposed allocation of such amount to each Facility, (ii) the proposed Increase Date and (iii) the date by which Lenders wishing to participate in the Commitment Increase must commit to an increase in the amount of their respective Revolving Credit Commitments and/or Term Loan Commitment (the “Commitment Date”).  Each Lender that is willing to participate in such requested Commitment Increase (each, an “Increasing Lender”) shall, in its sole discretion, give written notice to the Administrative Agent on or prior to the Commitment Date of the amount by which it is willing to increase its Revolving Credit Commitment and/or its Term Loan Commitment, as the case may be (each, a “Proposed Increased Commitment”).  If the Lenders in respect of any Facility notify the Administrative Agent that they are willing to increase the amount of their respective Commitments pertaining to such Facility by an aggregate amount that exceeds the amount of the requested Commitment Increase for such Facility, then the requested Commitment Increase in respect of such Facility shall (subject to the proviso at the end of this sentence) be allocated to each Lender willing to participate therein in an amount equal to such Commitment Increase multiplied by the ratio of each Lender’s Proposed Increased Commitment to the applicable Facility to the aggregate amount of all Proposed Increased Commitments to such Facility; provided, however, that the final allocation of the Commitment Increase among the Lenders willing to participate therein

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shall be subject to the approval of the Borrower, which approval shall not be unreasonably withheld, conditioned or delayed.  In no event, however, shall any Lender be required to participate in a Commitment Increase.

(c)Promptly following each Commitment Date, the Administrative Agent shall notify the Borrower as to the amount, if any, by which the Lenders are willing to participate in the applicable requested Commitment Increase.  If the aggregate amount by which the Lenders are willing to participate in any requested Commitment Increase on any such Commitment Date is less than the requested Commitment Increase, then the Borrower may extend offers to one or more Eligible Assignees to participate in any portion of the requested Commitment Increase that has not been committed to by the Lenders as of the applicable Commitment Date; provided, however, that the Commitment of each such Eligible Assignee shall be in an amount of $5,000,000 or an integral multiple of $1,000,000 in excess thereof.

(d)On each Increase Date, each Eligible Assignee that accepts an offer to participate in a requested Commitment Increase in accordance with Section 2.17(c) (an “Acceding Lender”) shall become a Lender party to this Agreement as of such Increase Date and the Revolving Credit Commitment or Term Loan Commitment, as the case may be, of each Increasing Lender for such requested Commitment Increase shall be so increased by such amount (or by the amount allocated to such Lender pursuant to the last sentence of Section 2.17(b)) as of such Increase Date; provided,  however, that the Administrative Agent shall have received at or before 12:00 Noon (New York City time) on such Increase Date the following, each dated such date:

(i)an accession agreement from each Acceding Lender, if any, in form and substance satisfactory to the Borrower and the Administrative Agent (each, an “Accession Agreement”), duly executed by such Acceding Lender, the Administrative Agent and the Borrower;

(ii)confirmation from each Increasing Lender of the increase in the amount of its Revolving Credit Commitment or Term Loan Commitment, as the case may be, in a writing satisfactory to the Borrower and the Administrative Agent, together with an amended Schedule I hereto as may be necessary for such Schedule I to be accurate and complete, certified as correct and complete by a Responsible Officer of the Borrower; and

(iii)such certificates or other information as may be required pursuant to Section 3.02.

On each Increase Date, upon fulfillment of the conditions set forth in the immediately preceding sentence of this Section 2.17(d), the Administrative Agent shall notify the Lenders (including, without limitation, each Acceding Lender) and the Borrower, at or before 1:00 P.M. (New York City time), by telecopier or telex, of the occurrence of the Commitment Increase to be effected on such Increase Date and shall record in the Register the relevant information with respect to each Increasing Lender and each Acceding Lender on such date.

(e)On the Increase Date, to the extent the Advances then outstanding and owed to any Lender in respect of the Facility subject to the Commitment Increase (the “Increasing Facility”) immediately prior to the effectiveness of the Commitment Increase shall be less than such Lender’s Pro Rata Share (calculated immediately following the effectiveness of the Commitment Increase) of all Advances then outstanding in respect of the Increasing Facility and owed to all Lenders in respect of such Increasing Facility in their capacities as such (each such Lender, including any Acceding Lender, a “Purchasing

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Lender”), then such Purchasing Lender, without executing an Assignment and Acceptance, shall be deemed to have purchased an assignment of a pro rata portion of the Advances then outstanding in respect of the Increasing Facility and owed to each Lender in respect of such Increasing Facility that is not a Purchasing Lender (a “Selling Lender”) in an amount sufficient such that following the effectiveness of all such assignments the Advances outstanding in respect of the Increasing Facility and owed to each Lender in respect of such Increasing Facility shall equal such Lender’s Pro Rata Share (calculated immediately following the effectiveness of the Commitment Increase on the Increase Date) of all Advances then outstanding in respect of the Increasing Facility and owed to all applicable Lenders.  The Administrative Agent shall calculate the net amount to be paid by each Purchasing Lender and received by each Selling Lender in connection with the assignments effected hereunder on the Increase Date.  Each Purchasing Lender shall make the amount of its required payment available to the Administrative Agent, in same day funds, at the office of the Administrative Agent not later than 12:00 P.M. (New York time) on the Increase Date.  The Administrative Agent shall distribute on the Increase Date the proceeds of such amount to each of the Selling Lenders entitled to receive such payments at its Applicable Lending Office.  If in connection with the transactions described in this Section 2.17 any Lender shall incur any losses, costs or expenses of the type described in Section 10.04(c), then the Borrower shall, upon demand by such Lender (with a copy of such demand to the Administrative Agent), pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of such Lender any amounts required to compensate such Lender for such losses, costs or expenses reasonably incurred.

Section 2.18.  Defaulting Lenders

(a)If a Lender becomes, and during the period it remains, a Defaulting Lender, if any Letter of Credit or Swing Line Advance is at the time outstanding, each Issuing Bank and the Swing Line Bank, as the case may be, may (except, in the case of a Defaulting Lender, to the extent the Commitments have been fully reallocated pursuant to Section 2.18(b)), by notice to the Borrower and such Defaulting Lender through the Administrative Agent, require the Borrower to Cash Collateralize the obligations of the Borrower to such Issuing Bank and the Swing Line Bank in respect of such Letter of Credit or Swing Line Advance in amount at least equal to the aggregate amount of the unreallocated obligations (contingent or otherwise) of such Defaulting Lender to be applied pro rata in respect thereof, or to make other arrangements satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, and to such Issuing Bank and the Swing Line Bank, as the case may be, in their sole discretion to protect them against the risk of non-payment by such Defaulting Lender.

(b)If a Lender becomes, and during the period it remains, a Defaulting Lender, the following provisions shall apply with respect to any outstanding Letter of Credit Exposure and any outstanding Swing Line Exposure of such Defaulting Lender:

(i)the Letter of Credit Exposure and the Swing Line Exposure of such Defaulting Lender will, subject to the limitation in the first proviso below, automatically be reallocated (effective on the day such Lender becomes a Defaulting Lender) among the Non-Defaulting Lenders pro rata in accordance with their respective Commitments, provided that (a) the sum of each Non-Defaulting Lender’s total Revolving Credit Exposure, total Swing Line Exposure and total Letter of Credit Exposure may not in any event exceed the Commitment of such Non-Defaulting Lender as in effect at the time of such reallocation, (b) neither such reallocation nor any payment by a Non-Defaulting Lender pursuant thereto will

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constitute a waiver or release of any claim the Borrower, the Administrative Agent, any Issuing Bank, the Swing Line Bank or any other Lender may have against such Defaulting Lender or cause such Defaulting Lender to be a Non-Defaulting Lender and (c) the conditions set forth in Section 3.02 are satisfied at the time of such reallocation (and, unless the Borrower shall have otherwise notified the Administrative Agent at such time, the Borrower shall be deemed to have represented and warranted that such conditions are satisfied at such time);

(ii)to the extent that any portion (the “unreallocated portion”) of the Defaulting Lender’s Letter of Credit Exposure and Swing Line Exposure cannot be so reallocated, whether by reason of the first proviso in clause (i) above or otherwise, the Borrower will, not later than three (3) Business Days after demand by the Administrative Agent (at the direction of any Issuing Bank and/or the Swing Line Bank, as the case may be), (a) Cash Collateralize the obligations of the Borrower to such Issuing Bank and the Swing Line Bank in respect of such Letter of Credit Exposure or Swing Line Exposure, as the case may be, in an amount at least equal to the aggregate amount of the unreallocated portion of such Letter of Credit Exposure or Swing Line Exposure, or (b) in the case of such Swing Line Exposure, prepay (subject to clause (3) below) and/or Cash Collateralize in full the unreallocated portion thereof, or (c) make other arrangements satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, and to such Issuing Bank and the Swing Line Bank, as the case may be, in their sole discretion to protect them against the risk of non-payment by such Defaulting Lender; and

(iii)any amount paid by the Borrower or otherwise received by the Administrative Agent for the account of a Defaulting Lender under this Agreement (whether on account of principal, interest, fees, indemnity payments or other amounts) will not be paid or distributed to such Defaulting Lender, but will instead be retained by the Administrative Agent in a segregated non-interest bearing account until (subject to Section 2.18(f)) the termination of the Commitments and payment in full of all obligations of the Borrower hereunder and will be applied by the Administrative Agent, to the fullest extent permitted by law, to the making of payments from time to time in the following order of priority:  first to the payment of any amounts owing by such Defaulting Lender to the Administrative Agent under this Agreement, second to the payment of any amounts owing by such Defaulting Lender to the Issuing Banks or the Swing Line Bank (pro rata as to the respective amounts owing to each of them) under this Agreement, third to the payment of post-default interest and then current interest due and payable to the Lenders hereunder other than Defaulting Lenders, ratably among them in accordance with the amounts of such interest then due and payable to them, fourth to the payment of fees then due and payable to the Non‑Defaulting Lenders hereunder, ratably among them in accordance with the amounts of such fees then due and payable to them, fifth to pay principal and unreimbursed Letter of Credit Advances then due and payable to the Non-Defaulting Lenders hereunder ratably in accordance with the amounts thereof then due and payable to them, sixth to the ratable payment of other amounts then due and payable to the Non-Defaulting Lenders, and seventh after the termination of the Commitments and payment in full of all obligations of the Borrower hereunder, to pay amounts owing under this Agreement to such Defaulting Lender or as a court of competent jurisdiction may otherwise direct.

(c)In furtherance of the foregoing, if any Lender becomes, and during the period it remains, a Defaulting Lender, each Issuing Bank and the Swing Line Bank is hereby authorized by the Borrower (which authorization is irrevocable and coupled with an interest) to give, in its discretion, through the Administrative Agent, Notices of Borrowing pursuant to Section 2.02 in such amounts and in such times as may be required to (i) reimburse an outstanding Letter of Credit Advance, (ii) repay an outstanding Swing Line Advance, and/or (iii) Cash Collateralize the obligations of the Borrower in respect of

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outstanding Letters of Credit or Swing Line Advances in an amount at least equal to the aggregate amount of the obligations (contingent or otherwise) of such Defaulting Lender in respect of such Letter of Credit or Swing Line Advance.

(d)Anything herein to the contrary notwithstanding, if at any time the Required Lenders (determined after giving effect to Section 10.01) determine that the Person serving as the Administrative Agent is (without taking into account any provision in the definition of “Defaulting Lender” requiring notice from the Administrative Agent or any other party) a Defaulting Lender pursuant to clause (iv) of the definition thereof, the Required Lenders (determined after giving effect to Section 10.01) may by notice to the Borrower and such Person remove such Person as the Administrative Agent and, in consultation with the Borrower, appoint a replacement Administrative Agent hereunder.  Such removal will, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, be effective on the earlier of (i) the date a replacement Administrative Agent is appointed and (ii) the date thirty (30) days after the giving of such notice by the Required Lenders (regardless of whether a replacement Administrative Agent has been appointed).

(e)The Borrower may terminate the unused amount of the Commitment of a Defaulting Lender upon not less than thirty (30) Business Days’ prior notice to the Administrative Agent (which will promptly notify the Lenders thereof), and in such event the provisions of Section 2.18(b)(iii) will apply to all amounts thereafter paid by the Borrower for the account of such Defaulting Lender under this Agreement (whether on account of principal, interest, fees, indemnity or other amounts), provided that such termination will not  be deemed to be a waiver or release of any claim the Borrower, the Administrative Agent, any Issuing Bank, the Swing Line Bank or any Lender may have against such Defaulting Lender.

(f)If the Borrower, the Administrative Agent, the Issuing Banks and the Swing Line Bank agree in writing, in their discretion, that a Lender is no longer a Defaulting Lender or a Potential Defaulting Lender, as the case may be, the Administrative Agent will so notify the parties hereto, whereupon as of the effective date specified in such notice and subject to any conditions set forth therein (which may include arrangements with respect to any amounts then held in the segregated account referred to in Section 2.18(b)), such Lender will, to the extent applicable, purchase at par such portion of outstanding Advances of the other Lenders and/or make such other adjustments as the Administrative Agent may determine to be necessary to cause the Revolving Credit Exposure, Letter of Credit Exposure and Swing Line Exposure of the Lenders to be on a pro rata basis in accordance with their respective Revolving Credit Commitments, whereupon such Lender will cease to be a Defaulting Lender or Potential Defaulting Lender and will be a Non-Defaulting Lender (and such Revolving Credit Exposure, Swing Line Exposure and/or Letter of Credit Exposure of each Lender will automatically be adjusted on a prospective basis to reflect the foregoing), provided that no adjustments will be made retroactively with respect to fees accrued or payments made by or on behalf of the Borrower while such Lender was a Defaulting Lender; and provided further that except to the extent otherwise expressly agreed by the affected parties, no change hereunder from Defaulting Lender or Potential Defaulting Lender to Non-Defaulting Lender will constitute a waiver or release of any claim of any party hereunder arising from such Lender’s having been a Defaulting Lender or Potential Defaulting Lender.

Section 2.19.  Replacement of Lenders

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If any Lender requests compensation under Section 2.10, or if the Borrower is required to pay any  additional amounts to any Lender or any Governmental Authority for the account of any Lender pursuant to Section 2.12 and, in each case, such Lender has declined or is unable to designate a different Applicable Lending Office, or if any Lender is a Defaulting Lender or a Non-Consenting Lender, then the Borrower may, at its sole expense and effort, upon notice to such Lender and the Administrative Agent, require such Lender (a “Departing Lender”) to assign and delegate, without recourse (in accordance with and subject to the restrictions contained in, and consents required by, Sections 10.01(b) and 10.07, as applicable, in each case except to the extent provided in this Section 2.19), all of its interests, rights (other than its existing rights to payments pursuant to Section 2.10 or Section 2.12) and obligations under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents to a Replacement Lender that shall assume such obligations (which may be another Lender, if a Lender accepts such assignment), provided that:

(a)the Borrower shall have paid to the Administrative Agent the assignment fee (if any) specified in Section 10.07;

(b)such Departing Lender shall have received payment of an amount equal to the outstanding principal of its Advances, accrued interest thereon, accrued fees and all other amounts payable to it hereunder and under the other Loan Documents from the applicable Replacement Lender (to the extent of such outstanding principal and accrued interest and fees) or the Borrower (in the case of all other amounts);

(c)in the case of any such assignment resulting from a claim for compensation under Section 2.10 or payments required to be made pursuant to Section 2.12, such assignment will result in a reduction in such compensation or payments thereafter;

(d)such assignment does not conflict with applicable law; and

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

A Lender shall not be required to make any such assignment or delegation if, prior thereto, as a result of a waiver by such Lender or otherwise, the circumstances entitling the Borrower to require such assignment and delegation cease to apply.  Each Departing Lender required to make an assignment pursuant to this Section 2.19 shall promptly execute and deliver an Assignment and Acceptance with the applicable Replacement Lender.  If such Departing Lender does not execute and deliver to the Administrative Agent a duly completed Assignment and Acceptance and/or any other documentation necessary to reflect such replacement within a period of time deemed reasonable by the Administrative Agent after the later of (i) the date on which the Replacement Lender executes and delivers such Assignment and Acceptance and/or such other documentation and (ii) the date on which the Departing Lender receives all payments described in clause (b) of this Section 2.19, then such Departing Lender shall be deemed to have executed and delivered such Assignment and Acceptance and/or such other documentation as of such date and the Borrower shall be entitled (but not obligated) to execute and deliver such Assignment and Acceptance and/or such other documentation on behalf of such Departing Lender. 

Section 2.20.  Cash Collateral Account

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(a)Grant of Security.  The Borrower hereby pledges to the Administrative Agent, as collateral agent for the ratable benefit of the Lender Parties, and hereby grants to the Administrative Agent, as collateral agent for the ratable benefit of the Lender Parties, a security interest in, the Borrower’s right, title and interest in and to the L/C Cash Collateral Account and all (i) funds and financial assets from time to time credited thereto (including, without limitation, all Cash Equivalents), all interest, dividends, distributions, cash, instruments and other property from time to time received, receivable or otherwise distributed in respect of or in exchange for any or all of such funds and financial assets, and all certificates and instruments, if any, from time to time representing or evidencing the L/C Cash Collateral Account, (ii) and all promissory notes, certificates of deposit, deposit accounts, checks and other instruments from time to time delivered to or otherwise possessed by the Administrative Agent, as collateral agent for or on behalf of the Borrower, in substitution for or in addition to any or all of the then existing L/C Account Collateral and (iii) all interest, dividends, distributions, cash, instruments and other property from time to time received, receivable or otherwise distributed in respect of or in exchange for any or all of the then existing L/C Account Collateral, in each of the cases set forth in clauses (i), (ii) and (iii) above, whether now owned or hereafter acquired by the Borrower, wherever located, and whether now or hereafter existing or arising other than assets located or deemed to be located in Luxembourg (all of the foregoing, collectively, the “L/C Account Collateral”).

(b)Maintaining the L/C Account Collateral.  So long as any Advance or any other Obligation of any Loan Party under any Loan Document shall remain unpaid, any Letter of Credit shall be outstanding or any Lender Party shall have any Commitment:

(i)the Borrower will maintain all L/C Account Collateral only with the Administrative Agent, as collateral agent; and

(ii)the Administrative Agent shall have the sole right to direct the disposition of funds with respect to the L/C Cash Collateral Account subject to the provisions of this Agreement, and it shall be a term and condition of such L/C Cash Collateral Account that, except as otherwise provided herein, notwithstanding any term or condition to the contrary in any other agreement relating to the L/C Cash Collateral Account, as the case may be, that no amount (including, without limitation, interest on Cash Equivalents credited thereto) will be paid or released to or for the account of, or withdrawn by or for the account of, the Borrower or any other Person from the L/C Cash Collateral Account; and

(iii)the Administrative Agent may (with the consent of the Required Lenders and shall at the request of the Required Lenders), at any time and without notice to, or consent from, the Borrower, transfer, or direct the transfer of, funds from the L/C Account Collateral to satisfy the Borrower’s Obligations under the Loan Documents if an Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing.

(c)Investing of Amounts in the L/C Cash Collateral AccountThe Administrative Agent will, from time to time (i) invest (A) amounts received with respect to the L/C Cash Collateral Account in such Cash Equivalents credited to the L/C Cash Collateral Account as the Borrower may select and the Administrative Agent, as collateral agent, may approve in its reasonable discretion, and (B) interest paid on the Cash Equivalents referred to in clause (i)(A) above, and (ii) reinvest other proceeds of any such Cash Equivalents that may mature or be sold, in each case in such Cash Equivalents credited in the same manner. 

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Interest and proceeds that are not invested or reinvested in Cash Equivalents as provided above shall be deposited and held in the L/C Cash Collateral Account.  In addition, the Administrative Agent shall have the right at any time to exchange such Cash Equivalents for similar Cash Equivalents of smaller or larger determinations, or for other Cash Equivalents, credited to the L/C Cash Collateral Account.

(d)Release of Amounts.  So long as no Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing or would result therefrom, the Administrative Agent will pay and release to the Borrower or at its order or, at the request of the Borrower, to the Administrative Agent to be applied to the Obligations of the Borrower under the Loan Documents such amount, if any, as is then on deposit in the L/C Cash Collateral Account.

(e)Remedies.  Upon the occurrence and during the continuance of any Event of Default, in addition to the rights and remedies available pursuant to Article VI hereof and under the other Loan Documents, (i) the Administrative Agent may exercise in respect of the L/C Account Collateral all the rights and remedies of a secured party upon default under the UCC (whether or not the UCC applies to the affected L/C Account Collateral), and (ii) the Administrative Agent may, without notice to the Borrower, except as required by law and at any time or from time to time, charge, set‑off and otherwise apply all or any part of the Obligations of the Borrower under the Loan Documents against any funds held with respect to the L/C Account Collateral or in any other deposit account.

Section 2.21.  Reallocation of Lender Pro Rata Shares; No Novation

The Advances made under the Existing Agreement shall be deemed to be made under this Agreement on the date hereof, without executing any other documentation, and all such Advances currently outstanding shall be reallocated among the Lenders as follows:

(a)On the Effective Date, each Lender that will have a greater Pro Rata Share of the Term Loan Facility upon the Effective Date than its Pro Rata Share (under and as defined in the Existing Agreement) of the Term Loan Facility (under and as defined in the Existing Agreement) immediately prior to the Effective Date (each, a “TL Purchasing Bank”), without executing an Assignment and Acceptance, shall be deemed to have purchased assignments pro rata from each Lender that will have a smaller Pro Rata Share of the Term Loan Facility upon the Effective Date than its Pro Rata Share (under and as defined in the Existing Agreement) of the Term Loan Facility (under and as defined in the Existing Agreement) immediately prior to the Effective Date (each, a “TL Selling Bank”) in all such TL Selling Bank’s rights and obligations under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents as a Lender with respect to the Term Loan Facility (collectively, the “TL Assigned Rights and Obligations”) so that, after giving effect to such assignments, each Lender shall have its respective Term Loan Commitment as set forth in Schedule I and a corresponding Pro Rata Share of all Term Loan Advances then outstanding under the Facility.  Each such purchase hereunder shall be at par for a purchase price equal to the principal amount of the loans and without recourse, representation or warranty, except that each TL Selling Bank shall be deemed to represent and warrant to each TL Purchasing Bank that the TL Assigned Rights and Obligations of such TL Selling Bank are not subject to any Liens created by that TL Selling Bank.  For the avoidance of doubt, in no event shall the aggregate amount of each Lender’s Term Loan Advances outstanding at any time exceed its Term Loan Commitment as set forth in Schedule I.

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(b)On the Effective Date, each Lender that will have a greater Pro Rata Share of the Revolving Credit Facility upon the Effective Date than its Pro Rata Share (under and as defined in the Existing Agreement) of the Revolving Credit Facility (under and as defined in the Existing Agreement) immediately prior to the Effective Date (each, a “RC Purchasing Bank”), without executing an Assignment and Acceptance, shall be deemed to have purchased assignments pro rata from each Lender that will have a smaller Pro Rata Share of the Revolving Credit Facility upon the Effective Date than its Pro Rata Share (under and as defined in the Existing Agreement) of the Revolving Credit Facility (under and as defined in the Existing Agreement) immediately prior to the Effective Date (each, a “RC Selling Bank”) in all such RC Selling Bank’s rights and obligations under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents as a Lender with respect to the Revolving Credit Facility (collectively, the “RC Assigned Rights and Obligations”) so that, after giving effect to such assignments, each Lender shall have its respective Revolving Credit Commitment as set forth in Schedule I and a corresponding Pro Rata Share of all Revolving Credit Advances then outstanding under the Revolving Credit Facility.  Each such purchase hereunder shall be at par for a purchase price equal to the principal amount of the loans and without recourse, representation or warranty, except that each RC Selling Bank shall be deemed to represent and warrant to each RC Purchasing Bank that the RC Assigned Rights and Obligations of such RC Selling Bank are not subject to any Liens created by that RC Selling Bank.  For the avoidance of doubt, in no event shall the aggregate amount of each Lender’s Revolving Credit Advances outstanding at any time exceed its Revolving Credit Commitment as set forth in Schedule I.

(c)The Borrower shall, upon written demand by any Lender Party (with a copy of such demand to the Administrative Agent), promptly compensate such Lender Party for and hold such Lender Party harmless from any loss, cost or expense incurred by it as a result of the reallocations set forth in Sections 2.21(a) and (b) above in respect of Eurodollar Rate Advances to the extent such reallocations take place on a day other than the last day of the Interest Period for such Eurodollar Rate Advances.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Agreement, as of the Effective Date, all Term Loan Advances (under and as defined in the Existing Agreement) that are Eurodollar Rate Advances (under and as defined in the Existing Agreement) shall continue as Eurodollar Rate Advances hereunder on the Effective Date and shall bear interest at the Eurodollar Rate in effect immediately prior to the Effective Date plus the Applicable Margin with an Interest Period ending on March 10, 2014, provided that the Lenders (under and as defined in the Existing Agreement) immediately prior to the Effective Date shall be entitled to payment from the Borrower of all accrued interest on any Advances (under and as defined in the Existing Agreement) outstanding immediately prior the Effective Date on the Effective Date.  For the avoidance of doubt, the Eurodollar Rate applicable to Term Loan Advances made under the Existing Agreement which continue as Term Loan Advances under this Agreement (as reallocated hereunder) shall not be reset on the Effective Date.

(d)The Administrative Agent shall calculate the net amount to be paid or received by each Lender in connection with the assignments effected hereunder on the Effective Date.  Each Lender required to make a payment pursuant to this Section shall make the net amount of its required payment available to the Administrative Agent, in same day funds, at the office of the Administrative Agent not later than 12:00 P.M. (New York time) on the Effective Date.  The Administrative Agent shall distribute on the Effective Date the proceeds of such amounts to the Lenders entitled to receive payments pursuant to this Section, pro rata in proportion to the amount each such Lender is entitled to receive at the

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primary address set forth in Schedule I or at such other address as such Lender may request in writing to the Administrative Agent.

(e)Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed as a discharge, extinguishment or novation of the Obligations of the Loan Parties outstanding under the Existing Agreement or any instruments securing the same, which Obligations shall remain outstanding under this Agreement after the date hereof as “Revolving Credit Advances” and “Term Loans,” except as expressly modified hereby or by instruments executed concurrently with this Agreement.

Article III
CONDITIONS OF LENDING AND ISSUANCES OF LETTERS OF CREDIT

Section 3.01.  Conditions Precedent to Initial Extension of Credit

The obligation of each Lender to make an Advance, of the Existing Issuing Bank to continue the Existing Letters of Credit under this Agreement, or of any Issuing Bank to issue a Letter of Credit on the occasion of the Initial Extension of Credit hereunder is subject to the satisfaction of the following conditions precedent before or concurrently with the Initial Extension of Credit:

(a)The Administrative Agent shall have received on or before the day of the Initial Extension of Credit the following, each dated such day (unless otherwise specified), in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent (unless otherwise specified) and (except for the Notes, as to which one original of each shall be sufficient) in sufficient copies for each Lender Party:

(i)A Note duly executed by the Borrower and payable to the order of each Lender that has requested the same. 

(ii)Completed requests for information dated a recent date, including UCC, judgment, tax, litigation and bankruptcy searches with respect to each applicable Loan Party, and, in the case of UCC searches, listing all effective financing statements filed in the jurisdictions specified by the Administrative Agent that name any Loan Party as debtor, together with copies of such financing statements.

(iii)This Agreement, duly executed by the Loan Parties and the other parties thereto.

(iv)An Appraisal of each Borrowing Base Asset listed on Part A of Schedule II which is designated as a Recently Developed Asset or a Recently Redeveloped Asset,

(v)As to each Borrowing Base Asset:

(A)the most recently prepared land survey of such Borrowing Base Asset, prepared by a duly licensed and registered land surveyor, showing all buildings and other improvements, any off-site improvements, the location of any easements, parking spaces, rights of way, building set-back lines and other dimensional regulations and the absence of encroachments, either by such improvements or on to such property, and other defects, other than (i) Permitted Liens and (ii) encroachments and other defects that do not materially and adversely affect the value or operation of such property or are reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent, 

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(B)certified copies of each Management Agreement and Franchise Agreement, Qualified Ground Lease, Material Contracts, and all amendments thereto, entered into with respect to such Borrowing Base Asset,

(C)an original of the Existing Qualified Mortgage and the related Existing Qualified Note made in connection with such Borrowing Base Asset, if applicable, together with any other items required pursuant to Section 8.01,

(D)a copy of an ALTA Owner’s Policy of Title Insurance of the Borrower or a Subsidiary thereof, as applicable, covering such Borrowing Base Asset showing the identity of the fee titleholder thereto and all matters of record as of the date of such policy, and

(E)(1) a “Phase I” environmental assessment of such Borrowing Base Asset, which report (i) has been prepared by an environmental engineering firm reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent and (ii) is otherwise in form and substance reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent and (2) any other environmental assessments or similar reports relating to such Borrowing Base Asset, including any “Phase II” environmental assessment prepared or recommended by such environmental engineering firm to be prepared for such Borrowing Base Asset.

For the avoidance of doubt, the parties hereby acknowledge that the items required to be delivered to the Administrative Agent pursuant to this Section 3.01(a)(v) shall not be required for the Borrowing Base Assets listed on Part A of Schedule II (not indicated with an asterisk) which qualify as Borrowing Base Assets (under and as defined in the Existing Agreementloan documentation for the Other Facilities) immediately prior to the Effective Date.



(vi)Certified copies of the resolutions of the Board of Directors of the Parent Guarantor on its behalf and on behalf of each Loan Party for which it is the ultimate signatory approving the transactions contemplated by the Loan Documents and each Loan Document to which it or such Loan Party is or is to be a party, and of all documents evidencing other necessary corporate action and governmental and other third party approvals and consents, if any, with respect to the transactions under the Loan Documents and each Loan Document to which it or such Loan Party is or is to be a party.

(vii)A copy of a certificate of the Secretary of State (or equivalent authority) of the jurisdiction of incorporation, organization or formation of each Loan Party and of each general partner or managing member (if any) of each Loan Party, dated reasonably near the Closing Date, certifying, if and to the extent such certification is generally available for entities of the type of such Loan Party, (A) as to a true and correct copy of the charter, certificate of limited partnership, limited liability company agreement or other organizational document of such Loan Party, general partner or managing member, as the case may be, and each amendment thereto on file in such Secretary’s office, (B) that (1) such amendments are the only amendments to the charter, certificate of limited partnership, limited liability company agreement or other organizational document, as applicable, of such Loan Party, general partner or managing member, as the case may be, on file in such Secretary’s office, (2) such Loan Party, general partner or managing member, as the case may be, has paid all franchise taxes to the date of such certificate and (C) such Loan Party, general partner or managing member, as the case may be, is duly incorporated, organized or formed and in good standing or presently subsisting under the laws of the jurisdiction of its incorporation, organization or formation.

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(viii)A copy of a certificate of the Secretary of State (or equivalent authority) of each jurisdiction in which any Loan Party owns or leases property or in which the conduct of its business requires it to qualify or be licensed as a foreign corporation except where the failure to so qualify or be licensed could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, dated reasonably near (but prior to) the Closing Date, stating, with respect to each such Loan Party, that such Loan Party is duly qualified and in good standing as a foreign corporation, limited partnership or limited liability company in such State and has filed all annual reports required to be filed to the date of such certificate.

(ix)A certificate of each Loan Party, signed on behalf of such Loan Party by its President or a Vice President and its Secretary or any Assistant Secretary (or those of its general partner or managing member, if applicable), dated the Closing Date (the statements made in which certificate shall be true on and as of the date of the Initial Extension of Credit), certifying as to (A) the absence of any amendments to the constitutive documents of such Loan Party and its general partner or managing member, as applicable, since the date of the certificate referred to in Section 3.01(a)(vi), (B) a true and correct copy of the bylaws, operating agreement, partnership agreement or other governing document of such Loan Party and its general partner or managing member, as applicable, as in effect on the date on which the resolutions referred to in Section 3.01(a)(v) were adopted and on the date of the Initial Extension of Credit, (C) the due incorporation, organization or formation and good standing or valid existence of such Loan Party and its general partner or managing member, as applicable, as a corporation, limited liability company or partnership organized under the laws of the jurisdiction of its incorporation, organization or formation and the absence of any proceeding for the dissolution or liquidation of such Loan Party and its general partner or managing member, as applicable, (D) the truth of the representations and warranties contained in the Loan Documents as though made on and as of the date of the Initial Extension of Credit and (E) the absence of any event occurring and continuing, or resulting from the Initial Extension of Credit, that constitutes a Default. 

(x)A certificate of the Secretary or an Assistant Secretary of each Loan Party (or Responsible Officer of the general partner or managing member of any Loan Party) certifying the names and true signatures of the officers of such Loan Party, and of the general partner or managing member of such Loan Party, as applicable, authorized to sign each Loan Document to which such Loan Party is or is to be a party and the other documents to be delivered hereunder and thereunder.

(xi)Such financial, business and other information regarding each Loan Party and its Subsidiaries as the Lender Parties shall have requested, including, without limitation, information as to possible contingent liabilities, tax matters, environmental matters, obligations under Plans, Multiemployer Plans and Welfare Plans, collective bargaining agreements and other arrangements with employees, historical operating statements (if any), audited annual financial statements for the year ending December 31, 2012, interim financial statements dated the end of the most recent fiscal quarter for which financial statements are available (or, in the event the Lender Parties’ due diligence review reveals material changes since such financial statements, as of a later date within 45 days of the day of the Initial Extension of Credit) and financial projections for the Parent Guarantor’s consolidated operations.

(xii)Evidence that all insurance required to be maintained pursuant to the Loan Documents has been obtained and is in effect.

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(xiii)An opinion of Hunton & Williams LLP, special counsel for the Loan Parties, with respect to such matters (and in substantially the form) as any Lender Party through the Administrative Agent may reasonably request.

(xiv)An opinion of counsel for the Loan Parties reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent covering certain corporate formalities and other matters that the Administrative Agent on behalf of the Lender Parties may reasonably request. 

(xv)An opinion of Shearman & Sterling LLP, counsel for the Administrative Agent, in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.

(xvi)One or more Notices of Borrowing or a Notice of Issuance, as applicable, relating to the Initial Extension of Credit, each dated and delivered to the Administrative Agent at least three (3) Business Days prior to the Closing Date.

(xvii)A certificate signed by a Responsible Officer of the Borrower, dated the Closing Date, stating that after giving effect to the Initial Extension of Credit, the Parent Guarantor shall be in compliance with the covenants contained in Section 5.04, together with supporting information in form satisfactory to the Administrative Agent showing the computations used in determining compliance with such covenants.

(b)The Lender Parties shall be satisfied with the corporate and legal structure and capitalization of each Loan Party and each of its Subsidiaries that directly or indirectly owns a Borrowing Base Asset, including the terms and conditions of the charter and bylaws, operating agreement, partnership agreement or other governing document of each of them.

(c)The Lender Parties shall be satisfied that all Existing Debt, other than Surviving Debt, has been prepaid, redeemed or defeased in full or otherwise satisfied and extinguished and that all Surviving Debt shall be on terms and conditions satisfactory to the Lender Parties.

(d)Before and after giving effect to the transactions contemplated by the Loan Documents, there shall have occurred no Material Adverse Change since December 31, 2012.

(e)There shall exist no action, suit, investigation, litigation or proceeding affecting any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries pending or threatened before any court, governmental agency or arbitrator that (i) could reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect or (ii) purports to affect the legality, validity or enforceability of any Loan Document or the consummation of the transactions contemplated thereby.

(f)All governmental and third party consents and approvals necessary in connection with the transactions contemplated by the Loan Documents shall have been obtained (without the imposition of any conditions that are not acceptable to the Lender Parties) and shall remain in effect, and no law or regulation shall be applicable in the reasonable judgment of the Lender Parties that restrains, prevents or imposes materially adverse conditions upon the transactions contemplated by the Loan Documents.

(g)The Administrative Agent shall have received a breakage indemnity letter agreement executed by the Borrower and the Parent Guarantor in form and substance

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satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and dated and delivered to the Administrative Agent at least three (3) Business Days prior to the Closing Date. 

(h)The Borrower shall have paid all accrued fees of the Administrative Agent and the Lender Parties and all reasonable, out-of-pocket expenses of the Administrative Agent (including the reasonable fees and expenses of counsel to the Administrative Agent).

Section 3.02.  Conditions Precedent to Each Borrowing, Issuance and Renewal, Extension and Increase

(a)  The obligation of each Lender to make an Advance (other than a Letter of Credit Advance made by an Issuing Bank or a Lender pursuant to Section 2.03(c) and a Swing Line Advance made by a Lender pursuant to Section 2.02(b)) on the occasion of each Borrowing (including the initial Borrowing) and the obligation of each Issuing Bank to issue a Letter of Credit (including the initial issuance) or renew a Letter of Credit, the extension of Commitments pursuant to Section 2.16 and the right of the Borrower to request a Swing Line Borrowing or a Commitment Increase shall be subject to the satisfaction of the conditions set forth in Section 3.01 (to the extent not previously satisfied pursuant to that Section) and such further conditions precedent that on the date of such Borrowing, issuance, renewal, extension or increase (a) the following statements shall be true and the Administrative Agent shall have received for the account of such Lender, the Swing Line Bank or such Issuing Bank (w) a Notice of Borrowing or Notice of Issuance, as applicable, and an Availability Certificate, in each case dated the date of such Borrowing, issuance, renewal, extension or increase and, in the case of the Availability Certificate, certifying that the Facility Available Amount as of such date (calculated on a pro forma basis after giving effect to such Borrowing or issuance) will be greater than or equal to the Facility Exposure, (x) all Deliverables and all items described in the definition of “BBA Proposal Package” herein (to the extent not previously delivered with respect to each Borrowing Base Asset pursuant to Section 5.01(k) or this Section 3.02), (y) in the case of an addition of any Person as an Additional Guarantor, all Guarantor Deliverables (to the extent not previously delivered pursuant to Section 5.01(k) or this Section 3.02), and (z) a certificate signed by a Responsible Officer of the Borrower, dated the date of such Borrowing, issuance, renewal, extension or increase, stating that:

(i)the representations and warranties contained in each Loan Document are true and correct in all material respects (unless qualified as to materiality or Material Adverse Effect, in which case such representations and warranties shall be true and correct in all respects) on and as of such date, before and after giving effect to (A) such Borrowing, issuance, renewal, extension or increase, and (B) in the case of any Borrowing or issuance or renewal, the application of the proceeds therefrom, as though made on and as of such date;

(ii)no Default or Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, or would result from (A) such Borrowing, issuance, renewal, extension or increase or (B) in the case of any Borrowing or issuance or renewal, from the application of the proceeds therefrom; and

(iii)for each Revolving Credit Advance, or Swing Line Advance made by the Swing Line Bank or issuance or renewal of any Letter of Credit, (A) the Facility Available Amount equals or exceeds the Facility Exposure that will be outstanding after giving effect to such Advance, issuance or renewal, respectively, and (B) before and after giving effect to such Advance, issuance or renewal, the Parent Guarantor shall be in compliance with the covenants contained in Section 5.04;

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and (b) the Administrative Agent shall have received such other approvals, opinions or documents as any Lender Party through the Administrative Agent may reasonably request.

(c)In addition to the other conditions precedent herein set forth, if any Lender becomes, and during the period it remains, a Defaulting Lender, no Issuing Bank will be required to issue any Letter of Credit or to amend any outstanding Letter of Credit, and the Swing Line Bank will not be required to make any Swing Line Advance, unless such Issuing Bank or the Swing Line Bank, as the case may be, is satisfied that any exposure that would result therefrom is fully covered or eliminated by any combination satisfactory to such Issuing Bank or Swing Line Bank of the following:

(i)in the case of a Defaulting Lender, the Letter of Credit Exposure and the Swing Line Exposure of such Defaulting Lender is reallocated, as to outstanding and future Letters of Credit and Swing Line Advances, to the Non‑Defaulting Lenders as provided in clause (i) of Section 2.18(b);

(ii)in the case of a Defaulting Lender, without limiting the provisions of Section 2.18(a), the Borrower Cash Collateralizes the obligations of the Borrower in respect of such Letter of Credit or Swing Line Advance in an amount at least equal to the aggregate amount of the unreallocated obligations (contingent or otherwise) of such Defaulting Lender in respect of such Letter of Credit or Swing Line Advance, or makes other arrangements satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, such Issuing Bank and the Swing Line Bank in their sole discretion to protect them against the risk of non-payment by such Defaulting Lender; and

(iii)in the case of a Defaulting Lender, then in the case of a proposed issuance of a Letter of Credit or making of a Swing Line Advance, by an instrument or instruments in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, and to such Issuing Bank and the Swing Line Bank, as the case may be, the Borrower agrees that the face amount of such requested Letter of Credit or the principal amount of such requested Swing Line Advance will be reduced by an amount equal to the unreallocated, non-Cash Collateralized portion thereof as to which such Defaulting Lender would otherwise be liable, in which case the obligations of the Non-Defaulting Lenders in respect of such Letter of Credit or Swing Line Advance will, subject to the first proviso below, be on a pro rata basis in accordance with the Commitments of the Non-Defaulting Lenders, and the pro rata payment provisions of Section 2.11(f) will be deemed adjusted to reflect this provision;

provided that (a) the sum of each Non-Defaulting Lender’s total Revolving Credit Exposure, total Swing Line Exposure and total Letter of Credit Exposure may not in any event exceed the Commitment of such Non-Defaulting Lender, and (b) neither any such reallocation nor any payment by a Non-Defaulting Lender pursuant thereto nor any such Cash Collateralization or reduction will constitute a waiver or release of any claim the Borrower, the Administrative Agent, any Issuing Bank, the Swing Line Bank or any other Lender may have against such Defaulting Lender, or cause such Defaulting Lender to be a Non-Defaulting Lender.

Section 3.03.  Determinations Under Section 3.01 and 3.02

For purposes of determining compliance with the conditions specified in Sections 3.01 and 3.02, each Lender Party shall be deemed to have consented to, approved or accepted or to be satisfied with each document or other matter required thereunder to be consented to or approved

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by or acceptable or satisfactory to the Lender Parties unless an officer of the Administrative Agent responsible for the transactions contemplated by the Loan Documents shall have received notice from such Lender Party prior to the Initial Extension of Credit specifying its objection thereto and, if the Initial Extension of Credit consists of a Borrowing, such Lender Party shall not have made available to the Administrative Agent such Lender Party’s ratable portion of such Borrowing.

Article IV
REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

Section 4.01.  Representations and Warranties of the Loan Parties

Each Loan Party represents and warrants as follows:

(a)Organization and Powers; Qualifications and Good Standing.  Each Loan Party and each of its Subsidiaries and each general partner or managing member, if any, of each Loan Party (i) is a corporation, limited liability company or partnership duly incorporated, organized or formed, validly existing and, solely with respect to each Loan Party and each general partner or managing member, if any, of each such Loan Party, in good standing under the laws of the jurisdiction of its incorporation, organization or formation, (ii) is duly qualified and in good standing as a foreign corporation, limited liability company or partnership in each other jurisdiction in which it owns or leases property or in which the conduct of its business requires it to so qualify or be licensed except where the failure to so qualify or be licensed could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect and (iii) has all requisite corporate, limited liability company or partnership power and authority (including, without limitation, all material governmental licenses, permits and other approvals) to own or lease and operate its material properties and to carry on its business in all material respects as now conducted and as proposed to be conducted, except, solely with respect to each Subsidiary that does not hold any direct or indirect interest in a Borrowing Base Asset, where the failure to do so could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.  All of the outstanding Equity Interests in the Borrower have been validly issued, are fully paid and non-assessable.  The Parent Guarantor directly owns not less than 70% of all Equity Interests in the Borrower, and, as of the Closing Date, directly owns approximately 96% of the general partnership interests in the Borrower.  All Equity Interests in the Borrower that are directly or indirectly owned by the Parent Guarantor are owned free and clear of all Liens.    The Parent Guarantor has been organized and operated in conformity with the requirements for qualification as a REIT under the Internal Revenue Code and its current and proposed method of operation will enable it to continue to meet the requirements for qualification and taxation as a REIT under the Internal Revenue Code. 

(b)Subsidiaries.  Set forth on Schedule 4.01(b) hereto is a complete and accurate list of all Subsidiaries of each Loan Party, showing as of the date hereof (as to each such Subsidiary) the jurisdiction of its incorporation, organization or formation, the number of shares (or the equivalent thereof) of each class of its Equity Interests authorized, and the number outstanding, on the date hereof and the percentage of each such class of its Equity Interests owned (directly or indirectly) by such Loan Party and the number of shares (or the equivalent thereof) covered by all outstanding options, warrants, rights of conversion or purchase and similar rights at the date hereof.  All of the outstanding Equity Interests in each Loan Party’s Subsidiaries has been validly issued, are fully paid and non‑assessable and to the extent owned by such Loan Party or one or more of its Subsidiaries, are owned by

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such Loan Party or Subsidiaries free and clear of all Liens (other than Liens permitted by Section 5.02(a)).

(c)Due Authorization; No Conflict.  The execution and delivery by each Loan Party and of each general partner or managing member (if any) of each Loan Party of each Loan Document to which it is or is to be a party, and the performance of its obligations thereunder, and the consummation of the transactions contemplated by the Loan Documents, are within the corporate, limited liability company or partnership powers of such Loan Party, general partner or managing member, have been duly authorized by all necessary corporate, limited liability company or partnership action, and do not (i) contravene the charter or bylaws, operating agreement, partnership agreement or other governing document of such Loan Party, general partner or managing member, (ii) violate any law, rule, regulation (including, without limitation, Regulation X of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System), order, writ, judgment, injunction, decree, determination or award, (iii) conflict with or result in the breach of, or constitute a default or require any payment to be made under, (A) any Material Contract binding on or affecting any Loan Party, any of its Subsidiaries or any of their properties, or any general partner or managing member of any Loan Party, or (B) solely with respect to each Loan Party, any loan agreement, indenture, mortgage, deed of trust, material lease or other material instrument binding on or affecting such Loan Party or any of its properties or (iv) except for the Liens created under the Loan Documents, result in or require the creation or imposition of any Lien upon or with respect to any of the properties of any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries.  No Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries is in violation of any such law, rule, regulation, order, writ, judgment, injunction, decree, determination or award or in breach of any such contract, loan agreement, indenture, mortgage, deed of trust, lease or other instrument, the violation or breach of which could reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect. 

(d)Authorizations and Consents.  No authorization or approval or other action by, and no notice to or filing with, any Governmental Authority or regulatory body or any other third party is required for (i) the due execution, delivery, recordation, filing or performance by any Loan Party or any general partner or managing member of any Loan Party of any Loan Document to which it is or is to be a party or for the consummation of the transactions contemplated by the Loan Documents, or (ii) the exercise by the Administrative Agent or any Lender Party of its rights or remedies under the Loan Documents, except for authorizations, approvals, actions, notices and filings which have been duly obtained, taken, given or made and are in full force and effect. 

(e)Binding Obligation.  This Agreement has been, and each other Loan Document when delivered hereunder will have been, duly executed and delivered by each Loan Party and general partner or managing member (if any) of each Loan Party party thereto.  This Agreement is, and each other Loan Document when delivered hereunder will be, the legal, valid and binding obligation of each Loan Party and general partner or managing member (if any) of each Loan Party party thereto, enforceable against such Loan Party, general partner or managing member, as the case may be, in accordance with its terms, except as such enforceability may be limited by any applicable bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, moratorium or similar laws affecting creditors’ rights generally and by general principles of equity.

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(f)Litigation.  There is no action, suit, investigation, litigation or proceeding affecting any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries or any general partner or managing member (if any) of any Loan Party, including any Environmental Action, pending or to the knowledge of any Responsible Officer, threatened before any court, governmental agency or arbitrator that (i) could reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect or (ii) purports to affect the legality, validity or enforceability of any Loan Document or the consummation of the transactions contemplated by the Loan Documents.

(g)Financial Condition.  The Consolidated balance sheets of the Parent Guarantor as at December 31, 2012 and the related Consolidated statements of income and Consolidated statements of cash flows of the Parent Guarantor for the fiscal year then ended, accompanied by unqualified opinions of KPMG LLP, independent public accountants, and the Consolidated balance sheets of the Parent Guarantor as at September 30, 2013, and the related Consolidated statements of income and Consolidated statements of cash flows of the Parent Guarantor for the nine months then ended, copies of which have been furnished to each Lender Party, fairly present in all material respects, subject, in the case of such balance sheets as at September 30, 2013, and such statements of income and cash flows for the nine months then ended, subject to year‑end audit adjustments, the Consolidated financial condition of the Parent Guarantor as at such dates and the Consolidated results of operations of the Parent Guarantor for the periods ended on such dates, all in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles applied on a consistent basis.  Since December 31, 2012, there has been no Material Adverse Change.

(h)Forecasts.  The Consolidated forecasted balance sheets, statements of income and statements of cash flows of the Parent Guarantor and its Subsidiaries delivered to the Lender Parties pursuant to Section 3.01(a)(xi) or 5.03 were prepared in good faith on the basis of the assumptions stated therein, which assumptions were fair in light of the conditions existing at the time of delivery of such forecasts, and represented, at the time of delivery, the Parent Guarantor’s best estimate of its future financial performance.

(i)Full Disclosure.  Neither the Information Memorandum nor any other information, exhibit or report furnished by or on behalf of any Loan Party to the Administrative Agent or any Lender Party in connection with the negotiation and syndication of the Loan Documents or pursuant to the terms of the Loan Documents, taken as a whole, contained any untrue statement of a material fact or omitted to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made therein not materially misleading.  The Loan Parties have disclosed to the Administrative Agent, in writing, any and all existing facts that have or may have (to the extent any of the Loan Parties can now reasonably foresee) a Material Adverse Effect.

(j)Margin Regulations.  No Loan Party is engaged in the business of extending credit for the purpose of purchasing or carrying Margin Stock, and no proceeds of any Advance or drawings under any Letter of Credit will be used to purchase or carry any Margin Stock or to extend credit to others for the purpose of purchasing or carrying any Margin Stock.

(k)Certain Governmental Regulations.  Neither any Loan Party nor any of its Subsidiaries is or is required to be registered as an “investment company” or is a company “controlled” by an “investment company” within the meaning of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended.

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(l)Materially Adverse Agreements.  Neither any Loan Party nor any of its Subsidiaries is a party to any indenture, loan or credit agreement or any lease or other agreement or instrument or subject to any charter, corporate, partnership, membership or other governing restriction that could reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect (absent a material default under a Material Contract).

(m)Existing Debt.  Set forth on Schedule 4.01(m) hereto is a complete and accurate list of all Existing Debt (other than Surviving Debt), showing as of the date indicated on such schedule the obligor and the principal amount outstanding thereunder.

(n)Surviving Debt.  Set forth on Schedule 4.01(n) hereto is a complete and accurate list of all Surviving Debt, showing as of the date indicated on such schedule the obligor and the principal amount outstanding thereunder, the maturity date thereof and the amortization schedule therefor. 

(o)Liens.  Set forth on Schedule 4.01(o) hereto is a complete and accurate list of (i) all Liens on the property or assets of any Loan Party and (ii) all Liens on the property or assets of any non-Loan Party Subsidiaries securing Debt for Borrowed Money, in each case showing as of the date hereof the lienholder thereof, the principal amount of the obligations secured thereby and the property or assets of such Loan Party or such Subsidiary subject thereto, provided however, that (i) Permitted Liens (other than Liens arising under ERISA as set forth in clause (j) of the definition thereof) and (ii) easements and other real property restrictions, covenants and conditions of record (exclusive of Liens securing Debt) shall not be listed on Schedule 4.01(o).

(p)Real Property(i)  Set forth on Part I of Schedule 4.01(p) hereto is a complete and accurate list of all Real Property owned in fee by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries, showing as of the date hereof, and as of each other date such Schedule 4.01(p) is required to be supplemented hereunder, (A) the street address and state, and (B) solely with respect to Real Property owned by any Loan Party, the record owner and gross book value thereof.  Each such Loan Party or Subsidiary has good, marketable and insurable fee simple title to such Real Property, free and clear of all Liens, other than Permitted Liens.

(i)Set forth on Part II of Schedule 4.01(p) hereto is a complete and accurate list of all leases of Real Property under which any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries is the lessee (other than Operating Leases), showing as of the date hereof, and as of each other date such Schedule 4.01(p) is required to be supplemented hereunder, (A) the street address and state, and (B) solely with respect to leases of Real Property under which any Loan Party is the lessee, the lessor, lessee, expiration date and annual rental cost thereof.  Each such lease is the legal, valid and binding obligation of the lessor thereof, enforceable in accordance with its terms, except as such enforceability may be limited by any applicable bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, moratorium or similar laws affecting creditors’ rights generally and by general principles of equity.

(ii)Each Borrowing Base Asset is operated and managed by an Approved Manager pursuant to a Management Agreement listed on Part III of Schedule 4.01(p).

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(iii)Each Borrowing Base Asset subject to a Franchise Agreement is operated by an Approved Franchisor pursuant to such Franchise Agreement as listed on Part IV of Schedule 4.01(p).

(iv)Each Borrowing Base Asset satisfies all Borrowing Base Conditions.

(q)Environmental Matters.  (i)  Except as otherwise set forth on Part I of Schedule 4.01(q) hereto or as could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, the operations and properties of each Loan Party and each of its Subsidiaries comply in all material respects with all applicable Environmental Laws and Environmental Permits, all past material non-compliance with such Environmental Laws and Environmental Permits has been resolved without ongoing material obligations or costs, and, to the knowledge of any Responsible Officer of each Loan Party and its Subsidiaries, no circumstances exist that could be reasonably likely to (A) form the basis of an Environmental Action against any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries or any of their properties that could have a Material Adverse Effect or (B) cause any such property to be subject to any restrictions on ownership, occupancy, use or transferability under any applicable Environmental Law. 

(ii)Except as otherwise set forth on Part II of Schedule 4.01(q) hereto or as could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, none of the properties currently or formerly owned or operated by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries is listed or, to the knowledge of any Responsible Officer of each Loan Party and its Subsidiaries, proposed for listing on the NPL or on the CERCLIS or any analogous foreign, state or local list or is adjacent to any such listed property; there are no underground or above ground storage tanks or any surface impoundments, septic tanks, pits, sumps or lagoons in which Hazardous Materials are being or have been treated, stored or disposed on any property currently owned or operated by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries that is reasonably expected to result in material liability to any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries; there is no asbestos or asbestos-containing material on any property currently owned or operated by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries except for any non-friable asbestos-containing material that is being managed pursuant to, and in compliance with, an operations and maintenance plan and that does not currently require removal, remediation, abatement or encapsulation under applicable Environmental Law; and, to the knowledge of any Responsible Officer of any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries, Hazardous Materials have not been released, discharged or disposed of in any material amount or in violation of any applicable Environmental Law or Environmental Permit on any property currently owned or operated by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries or, to the knowledge of any Responsible Officer of any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries, during the period of their ownership or operation thereof, on any property formerly owned or operated by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries.

(iii)Except as otherwise set forth on Part III of Schedule 4.01(q) hereto, neither any Loan Party nor any of its Subsidiaries is undertaking, and has not completed, either individually or together with other potentially responsible parties, any investigation or assessment or remedial or response action relating to any actual or threatened release, discharge or disposal of Hazardous Materials that could not reasonably be expected to result in a

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Material Adverse Effect at any site, location or operation, either voluntarily or pursuant to the order of any governmental or regulatory authority or the requirements of any Environmental Law; all Hazardous Materials generated, used, treated, handled or stored at, or transported to or from, any property currently or formerly owned or operated by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries have been disposed of in a manner not reasonably expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect; and, with respect to any property formerly owned or operated by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries, all Hazardous Materials generated, used, treated, handled, stored or transported by or, to the knowledge of each Loan Party and its Subsidiaries, on behalf of any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries have been disposed of in a manner that could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.

(r)Compliance with Laws.  Each Loan Party and each Subsidiary is in compliance with the requirements of all laws, rules and regulations (including, without limitation, the Securities Act and the Securities Exchange Act, and the applicable rules and regulations thereunder, state securities law and “Blue Sky” laws) applicable to it and its business, where the failure to so comply could reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.

(s)Force Majeure.  Neither the business nor the properties of any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries are affected by any fire, explosion, accident, strike, lockout or other labor dispute, drought, storm, hail, earthquake, embargo, act of God or of the public enemy or other casualty (whether or not covered by insurance) that could reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.

(t)Loan Parties’ Credit Decisions.  Each Loan Party has, independently and without reliance upon the Administrative Agent or any other Lender Party and based on such documents and information as it has deemed appropriate, made its own credit analysis and decision to enter into this Agreement (and in the case of the Guarantors, to give the guaranty under this Agreement) and each other Loan Document to which it is or is to be a party, and each Loan Party has established adequate means of obtaining from each other Loan Party on a continuing basis information pertaining to, and is now and on a continuing basis will be completely familiar with, the business, condition (financial or otherwise), operations, performance, properties and prospects of such other Loan Party.

(u)Solvency.  (i) Each Loan Party, individually, is Solvent and (ii) the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole, are Solvent.

(v)Sarbanes-Oxley.  No Loan Party has made any extension of credit to any of its directors or executive officers in contravention of any applicable restrictions set forth in Section 402(a) of Sarbanes-Oxley.

(w)ERISA Matters.  (i)  No ERISA Event has occurred within the preceding five plan years or is reasonably expected to occur with respect to any Plan that has resulted in or is reasonably expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.

(ii)Schedule B (Actuarial Information) to the most recent annual report (Form 5500 Series) for each Plan, copies of which have been filed with the Internal Revenue Service and furnished to the Lender Parties, is complete and accurate and fairly presents the funding status of such Plan as of the date of such

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Schedule B, and since the date of such Schedule B there has been no material adverse change in such funding status.

(iii)Neither any Loan Party nor any ERISA Affiliate has incurred or is reasonably expected to incur any Withdrawal Liability to any Multiemployer Plan, except as would not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.

(iv)Neither any Loan Party nor any ERISA Affiliate has been notified by the sponsor of a Multiemployer Plan that such Multiemployer Plan is in reorganization or has been terminated, within the meaning of Title IV of ERISA, and to the actual knowledge of a Responsible Officer, no such Multiemployer Plan is reasonably expected to be in reorganization or to be terminated, within the meaning of Title IV of ERISA, except as would not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.

(x)OFAC.  (i) None of the Borrower, any Guarantor, or any of their respective Subsidiaries or, to their knowledge, any director, officer, employee, agent or Affiliate thereof, is a Person that is: (A) the subject of any sanctions administered or enforced by OFAC, the U.S. Department of State, the United Nations Security Council, the European Union, Her Majesty’s Treasury, or other relevant sanctions authority (collectively, “Sanctions”), or (B) located, organized or resident in a country or territory that is, or whose government is, the subject of Sanctions.

(ii) Neither the Borrower nor any of itsNone of the Loan Parties or any of their respective Subsidiaries has within the preceding five years knowingly engaged in, or is now knowingly engaged in, any dealings or transactions with any Person, or in any country or territory, that at the time of the dealing or transaction is or was, or whose  government is or was, the subject of Sanctions.

(y)Anticorruption Laws.  None of the Borrower, any Guarantor, or any of their respective Subsidiaries or, to the knowledge of the Borrower and the Guarantors, any director, officer, employee, agent or Affiliate thereof, is in violation of any Anti-Corruption Laws.

(z)EEA Financial Institution.  Neither any Loan Pa