Facilities Agreement

Incremental Facilities Agreement


Exhibit 10.1
 

INCREMENTAL FACILITIES AGREEMENT, dated as of September 8, 2011 (this “Agreement”), among AVIS BUDGET HOLDINGS, LLC (“Holdings”), AVIS BUDGET CAR RENTAL, LLC (the “Borrower”), the Incremental Lenders (as defined below), JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., as administrative agent (the “Administrative Agent”), MORGAN STANLEY SENIOR FUNDING, INC. and CITIBANK, N.A. as co-syndication agents (the “Co-Syndication Agents”), CREDIT AGRICOLE CORPORATE & INVESTMENT BANK New York Branch, THE BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA and THE ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND as co-documentation agents (the “Co-Documentation Agents”), and MORGAN STANLEY & CO. LLC, CITIGROUP GLOBAL MARKETS INC. (together with MORGAN STANLEY & CO. LLC, the “Incremental Facilities Lead Arrangers”), CREDIT AGRICOLE SECURITIES (USA) INC., SCOTIA CAPITAL (USA) INC. and RBS SECURITIES, INC., as joint lead arrangers and bookrunners (collectively, the “Incremental  Facilities Arrangers”) of this Agreement.
 
W I T N E S S E T H

WHEREAS, reference is hereby made to the Amended and Restated Credit Agreement dated as of May 3, 2011 (as amended, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time, the “Credit Agreement”) among others, Holdings, the Borrower, the subsidiary borrowers from time to time parties thereto, the several lenders from time to time parties thereto and the Administrative Agent;

WHEREAS, pursuant to the Credit Agreement, the Lenders have agreed to make, and have made, certain loans and other extensions of credit to the Borrower;

WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 2.23 of the Credit Agreement, (a) the Borrower has requested that a new tranche of Incremental Tranche A Term Loan in the amount of $20,000,000 (the “Tranche A Term Loan”) be made available to the Borrower, and the Administrative Agent and the Tranche A Term Lender (as defined below) have agreed, upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth herein, that Banco Popular de Puerto Rico (New York Branch) (the “Tranche A Term Lender”)  will make the Tranche A Term Loan and (b) the Borrower has also requested that increases in the Revolving Commitments in the amount of $200,000,000 (the “Increased Revolving Commitments”) be made available to the Borrower, and the Administrative Agent and the Increased Revolving Commitment Lenders (as defined below) have agreed, upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth herein, certain financial institutions (collectively, the “Increased Revolving Commitment Lenders”; together with the Tranche A Term Lender, the “Incremental Lenders”) will provide the Increased Revolving Commitments, and  as permitted by Section 2.23 of the Credit Agreement, the Credit Agreement will be amended as set forth herein without additional consent or approval of the Lenders;

NOW, THEREFORE, the parties hereto agree as follows:

SECTION 1. Defined Terms.  Unless otherwise defined herein (including Annex I hereto), capitalized terms are used herein as defined in the Credit Agreement as amended hereby.

SECTION 2.   Increased Revolving Commitments.   Subject  to the terms and conditions set forth herein, each Increased Revolving Commitment Lender agrees to increase its existing Revolving Commitment by an amount equal to the amount set forth under the heading “Increased Revolving Commitment” opposite such Lender’s name on Annex II hereto, such that its total Revolving Commitment on the Incremental Facilities Closing Date (as defined below) shall be the amount set forth under the heading “Total Revolving Commitment” opposite such Lender’s name on Annex II hereto.

 
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SECTION 3. Incremental Term Loans.     Subject  to the terms and conditions set forth herein, the Tranche A Term Lender agrees to make the Tranche A Term Loan to the Borrower on the Incremental Facilities Closing Date in a principal amount equal to the amount set forth under the heading “Tranche A Term Commitment” opposite such Lender’s name on Annex II hereto. The Tranche A Term Loan shall be made in accordance with the procedures set forth in Sections 2.2 of the Credit Agreement.

SECTION 4. Amendment of the Credit Agreement.

(a) (i) The Tranche A Term Loan shall be deemed to be a separate tranche of Term Loans and the Tranche A Term Lender shall be deemed to be an Incremental Term Loan Lender (as defined in the Credit Agreement), (ii) the Increased Revolving Commitments shall be deemed to be Incremental Revolving Commitments (as defined in the Credit Agreement) and the Increased Revolving Commitment Lenders shall be deemed to be Incremental Revolving Lenders and (iii) this Agreement shall be deemed to be an Incremental Commitment Agreement (as defined in the Credit Agreement), in each case, for all purposes of the Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents.

(b) The Credit Agreement is hereby amended in accordance with Exhibit A hereto: (i) by deleting each term thereof which is lined out and (ii) by inserting each term thereof which is double underlined, in each case in the place where such term appears therein.

(c) Schedule 1.1A (Commitments) to the Credit Agreement is hereby amended by replacing such schedule in its entirety with the information contained in Annex II hereto.

SECTION 5. Conditions to Effectiveness of Agreement.  The effectiveness of this Agreement is subject to the satisfaction of each of the following conditions (the date on which such conditions shall have been so satisfied, the “Incremental Facilities Effective Date”):

(a) The Incremental Facilities Lead Arrangers shall have received a counterpart of this Agreement, executed and delivered by a duly authorized officer of the Borrower, Holdings, the Administrative Agent, the Incremental Facilities Arrangers and the Incremental Lenders.


(b) Each Loan Party shall reaffirm by executing the Guarantee and Collateral Acknowledgement substantially in the form attached hereto as Annex III that the Tranche A Term Loan and the Increased Revolving Commitments shall be secured equally and ratably with the existing Loans by the Collateral.
 
 
(c) The Borrower shall have delivered all documentation and information as is reasonably requested in writing by the Incremental Lenders at least three days prior to the Incremental Facilities Effective Date required by U.S. regulatory authorities under applicable “know your customer” and anti-money laundering rules and regulations, including without limitation the PATRIOT Act.
 
 
(d)  All accrued reasonable and documented out-of-pocket costs and expenses (including, to the extent invoiced in advance, reasonable legal fees and out-of-pocket expenses of one firm of counsel) and other compensation due and payable to the Administrative Agent, the Incremental Facilities Arrangers and the Incremental Lenders on or prior to the Incremental Facilities Effective Date shall have been paid.


(e)   The Incremental Facilities Lead Arrangers shall have received (i) a certificate of each Loan Party, dated the  Incremental Facilities Effective Date, substantially in the form of Exhibit C to
 
 
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the Credit Agreement, with appropriate insertions and attachments, including the certificate of incorporation of each Loan Party that is a corporation certified by the relevant authority of the jurisdiction of organization of such Loan Party, and (ii) a good standing certificate for each Loan Party from its jurisdiction of organization.

(f) The Incremental Facilities Lead Arrangers shall have received an executed legal opinion of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, counsel to the Borrower and its subsidiaries, substantially in the form of Exhibit E to the Existing Credit Agreement, addressed to the Administrative Agent, the Incremental Facilities Arrangers and the Incremental Lenders as of the Incremental Facilities Effective Date.

(g) The Incremental Facilities Lead Arrangers shall have received a solvency certificate in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to them from a Responsible Officer of the Borrower that shall document the solvency of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries after giving effect to the Tranche A Term Loan and the Increased Revolving Commitments.

(h) No Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing or would result from the Tranche A Term Loan or the Increased Revolving Commitments requested to be made or from the application of the proceeds therefrom.

(i)  Each of the representations and warranties set forth in Section 4 of the Credit Agreement (as amended by this Agreement) shall be true and correct in all material respects (and in all respects if any such representation and warranty is qualified by materiality) on and as of the Incremental Facilities Effective Date as if made on such date, except to the extent that such representations and warranties expressly relate solely to a specific earlier date (in which case such representations and warranties are true and correct in all material respects as of such earlier date).

(j) The Incremental Lead Arrangers shall have received a certificate from a Responsible Officer of the Borrower documenting the Borrower’s compliance with the conditions set forth in clauses (h) and (i) above of this Section 5.

SECTION 6. Conditions to Availability.   The agreement of each Incremental Lender to make the initial extension of credit requested to be made by it is subject to the satisfaction of each of the following conditions (the date on which such conditions shall have been so satisfied, the “Incremental Facilities Closing Date”):

(a) (i) If the Scheme has not been switched to an Offer, the Scheme Effective Date shall have occurred and the Incremental Facilities Lead Arrangers shall have received certified copies of (x) the court order confirming sanction of the Scheme, (y) the shareholder resolutions referred to in and in the form set out in the Scheme Circular, and (z) the confirmation-of-receipt stamp with respect to the registration of the court order from Companies House (or a copy of the cover letter from Target's solicitors delivering the court order to Companies House for registration, with confirmation of receipt by Companies House affixed), or (ii) if the Scheme has been switched to an Offer, the Offer Unconditional Date shall have occurred and, in either case of (i) or (ii), there shall not have been any material amendment, supplement or modification of the Acquisition Documentation other than in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement or with the consent of the Incremental Facilities Lead Arrangers.

(b) Each of the Specified Representations shall be true and correct in all material respects (and in all respects if any such representation and warranty is qualified by materiality) on and as of the Incremental Facilities Closing Date.
 
 
 
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(c) (i) With respect to the Tranche A Term Loan, no Certain Funds Default shall be continuing unremedied or unwaived on and as of the Incremental Facilities Closing Date, or would result from the Tranche A Term Loan requested to be made or from the application of the proceeds therefrom, and (ii) with respect to the Increased Revolving Commitments, no Default or Event of Default (in each case, as defined in the Credit Agreement) shall have occurred and be continuing unremedied or unwaived on and as of  the Incremental Facilities Closing Date, or would result from the Increased Revolving Commitments requested to be provided on the Incremental Facilities Closing Date, or from the application of the proceeds therefrom.

(d) As at the date on which the Tranche A Term Loan is made and the Increased Revolving Commitments are provided, it is not unlawful in any applicable jurisdiction for a Lender to perform its obligations as contemplated herein or to fund or maintain its participation in any such Tranche A Term Loan or, as the case may be, Increased Revolving Commitment.

(e) Without duplication, all accrued reasonable and documented fees and out-of-pocket expenses (including, to the extent invoiced in advance, reasonable legal fees and out-of-pocket expenses of one firm of counsel) and other compensation due and payable to the Administrative Agent, the Incremental Facilities Arrangers and the Incremental Lenders, shall have been paid.

(f) There shall not have occurred and be continuing a breach of any Certain Funds Covenant.

The acceptance of the benefits of the making of the Tranche A Term Loan and the provision of the Increased Revolving Commitments shall constitute a representation and warranty by Holdings and the Borrower that all of the applicable conditions set forth in clauses (b), (c) and (f) of this Section 6, exist as of that time. The funding of the Tranche A Term Loan and the effectiveness of the Increased Revolving Commitments (including any deemed issuance of Letters of Credit) in connection with the Avis Europe Acquisition shall not be subject to the conditions precedent in Section 5.2 of the Credit Agreement, nor shall it constitute a representation and warranty thereunder.

SECTION 7. Certain Funds Conditions.   During the Certain Funds Period no Incremental Lender shall be entitled to (nor shall any Incremental Lender be entitled to request the Administrative Agent to) (unless any of the conditions in Sections 5 and 6 have not been satisfied or waived):

(a) cancel its Tranche A Term Commitment;

(b) rescind, terminate or cancel this Agreement or any of the Tranche A Term Commitment or exercise any similar right or remedy or make or enforce any claim under the Loan Documents it may have;

(c) refuse to participate in the making of the Tranche A Term Loan;

(d) exercise any right of set-off or counterclaim in respect of the Tranche A Term Loan (other than set-off in respect of fees, costs and expenses as agreed in the funds flow document); or

(e) cancel, accelerate or cause repayment or prepayment of any amounts owing hereunder or under any other Loan Document in respect of its Tranche A Term Commitment;

provided that immediately upon the end of the Certain Funds Period, subject to the express provisions of the Loan Documents, all such rights, remedies and entitlements shall be available to the Administrative
 
 
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Agent or the Incremental Lenders notwithstanding that such rights, remedies and entitlements may not have been used or been available for use during the Certain Funds Period.

SECTION 8. Representations and Warranties.  To induce the other parties hereto to enter into this Agreement and to make the Tranche A Term Loan and provide the Increased Revolving Commitments, Holdings and the Borrower hereby jointly and severally represent and warrant to the Administrative Agent, the Incremental Facilities Arrangers and each Incremental Lender that, as of the Incremental Facilities Effective Date:

(a) Each Loan Party has the power and authority, and the legal right, to make, deliver and perform this Agreement, and, in the case of the Borrower, to obtain the extension of credit and to perform its obligations hereunder and under the Credit Agreement (as amended hereby). Each of the Guarantors has taken all necessary organizational action to authorize to execute and deliver the Guarantee and Collateral Acknowledgement dated as of the date hereof (the “Acknowledgement”). The execution, delivery and performance by the Borrower of this Agreement, and by the Guarantors of the Acknowledgement, and the performance by the Borrower and each other Loan Party of the Credit Agreement (as amended hereby) and each other Loan Document to which it is a party, in each case, have been authorized by all necessary corporate or other organizational action of such person, and no other corporate or other organizational proceedings on the part of each such person is necessary to consummate such transactions.

(b) This Agreement has been duly executed and delivered on behalf of the Borrower and Holdings. The Acknowledgement has been duly executed and delivered by each of the Guarantors. Each of the Agreement, the Acknowledgement and, after giving effect to this Agreement, the Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents, (i) is a legal, valid and binding obligation of each Loan Party party hereto and thereto, enforceable against each such Loan Party in accordance with its terms, except as enforceability may be limited by applicable bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, moratorium or similar laws affecting the enforcement of creditors’ rights generally and by general equitable principles (whether enforcement is sought by proceedings in equity or at law) and an implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing and (ii) is in full force and effect. Neither the execution, delivery or performance of this Agreement or the performance of the Credit Agreement (as amended hereby), nor the performance of the transactions contemplated hereby or thereby, will adversely affect the validity, perfection or priority of the Administrative Agent’s Lien on any of the Collateral or its ability to realize thereon. As of the Incremental Facilities Effective Date, this Agreement will be effective to amend the Credit Agreement as provided therein.

(c) The execution and delivery of this Agreement or the Acknowledgement, nor the consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby, nor the performance of and compliance with the terms and provisions hereof or of the Credit Agreement (as amended hereby) by any Loan Party will not, at the time of such performance, (i) violate any material Requirement of Law or any material Contractual Obligation of any Group Member, except to the extent such conflict or violation would not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect and (ii) result in, or require, the creation or imposition of any Lien on any of their respective properties or revenues pursuant to any Requirement of Law or any such Contractual Obligations (other than the Liens created by the Security Documents and the Liens permitted under Section 7.3 of the Credit Agreement).  No consent or authorization of, filing with, notice to or other act by or in respect of, any Governmental Authority or any other Person is required in connection with the extensions of credit hereunder or with the execution, delivery, performance, validity or enforceability of this Agreement.

 
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(d) No Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing or would result from the Tranche A Term Loan or the Increased Revolving Commitments requested to be made or from the application of the proceeds therefrom.

SECTION 9. Covenants.

9.1.           Scheme Affirmative Covenants. Holdings and the Borrower hereby jointly and severally covenant and agree that until the Incremental Facilities Closing Date, each of Holdings and the Borrower will and will cause each of its Subsidiaries to:
 
(a) Comply in all material respects with the Takeover Code, subject to any waivers granted by the Panel on Takeovers and Mergers, and all other applicable laws and regulations in relation to any Offer or Scheme.
 
(b) Promptly provide the Incremental Facilities Lead Arrangers with such information as it may reasonably request regarding the status of the Avis Europe Acquisition (including, in the case of an Offer, the current level of acceptances) subject to any confidentiality, regulatory or other restrictions relating to the supply of such information.
 
(c) Deliver to the Incremental Facilities Lead Arrangers copies of each Offer Document, receiving agent letter, any written agreement between Bidco and the Target with respect to a Scheme, all other material announcements and documents published or delivered pursuant to the Offer or Scheme (other than the Cash Confirmation) and all material legally binding agreements entered into by Bidco in connection with an Offer or Scheme, in each case except to the extent it is prohibited by law or regulation from doing so.
 
(d) In the event that the Scheme is switched to an Offer, (i) within 15 Business Days procure that the Offer Press Release is issued, (ii) deliver to the Incremental Facilities Lead Arrangers and the Administrative Agent (A) a Conversion Notice and (B) the Offer Press Release, (iii) procure that an Offer Document is issued and dispatched as soon as practicable in accordance with the timetable set out in the Offer Press Release and in any event within 28 days (or such longer period permitted by the Panel on Takeovers and Mergers) after the issuance of the Offer Press Release and (iv) except as consented to by the Incremental Facilities Lead Arrangers in writing, ensure that the terms and conditions contained in the Offer Document include the Acceptance Condition and are otherwise consistent in all material respects with those contained in the Scheme Circular (to the extent applicable for an Offer).
 
(e) In the case of an Offer, promptly upon Bidco acquiring 90% of the Target Shares to which the Offer relates, ensure that notices under Section 979 of the Companies Act in respect of Target Shares are issued.
 
(f) In the case of a Scheme, within 30 days of the Incremental Facilities Closing Date, and if the Scheme has been switched to an Offer, within 30 days after the later of (i) the Incremental Facilities Closing Date and (ii) the date upon which Borrower owns 75% of the Target Shares, procure that such action as is necessary is taken to re-register Target (and any other relevant members of the Target and its Subsidiaries) as a private limited company.
 
(g) Promptly provide the Incremental Facilities Lead Arrangers with such information as it may reasonably request regarding the Equity Contribution, including the balance thereof and account in which it is deposited.
 
 
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9.2.           Scheme Negative Covenants.  Holdings and the Borrower hereby jointly and severally covenant and agree that until the Incremental Facilities Closing Date, each of Holdings and the Borrower will not and will not permit any of its Subsidiaries to:

(a) except as consented to by the Incremental Facilities Lead Arrangers in writing, increase, or propose an increase in, the price per share at which the Scheme is proposed or make any other acquisition of any Target Share above the initial Scheme price (and procure that no Person acting in concert (as defined by the Panel on Takeovers and Mergers and the Takeover Code) with any of them shall acquire any Target Share above the initial Scheme price), or otherwise increase the Acquisition Consideration, unless such increase is funded solely from an additional equity contribution from ABG to the extent permitted to be used for such purpose or any other sources made available from other Group Members which are not funded through external borrowings;
 
(b) except as consented to by the Incremental Facilities Lead Arrangers in writing, amend, vary, waive or otherwise modify the terms and conditions set out in the relevant Press Release or the Acquisition Documentation if such amendment, variation or waiver is material and prejudicial to the interests of the Incremental Lenders, except (i) to the extent required by the Panel on Takeovers and Mergers, the court or any other applicable law, regulation or regulatory body or (ii) in relation to an Offer, a waiver of the Acceptance Condition to permit the Offer to become unconditional with acceptance of Target Shares in an aggregate amount of not less than 75% of the Target Shares to which the Offer relates; provided that it is acknowledged and agreed that (A) any reduction in the price per share or any change in Acquisition Consideration would be material and prejudicial to the interests of the Lenders and (B) that this clause (b) shall not apply to any waiver of Sections 2(a)(v) or 2(e)(excluding subclause (i)) of Part A of Part 3 of the Scheme Circular (collectively, the “Excluded Conditions”) (it being further understood, for the avoidance of doubt, that a waiver of an Excluded Condition shall in no way otherwise act as a waiver to any Certain Funds Default, Default or Event of Default arising out of the circumstances giving rise to the failure to satisfy such Excluded Condition);
 
(c) make any public announcement or public statement (other than in the relevant Press Release or Acquisition Documentation) concerning this Agreement or the parties to this Agreement (other than the Loan Parties) in connection with the financing of the Avis Europe Acquisition without the prior written consent of the Incremental Facilities Lead Arrangers (such consent not to be unreasonably withheld, delayed or conditioned) or unless required to do so by the Takeover Code or the Panel on Takeovers and Mergers, the court, any regulation, any applicable stock exchange, any applicable governmental or other regulatory authority; and
 
(d) become obliged, or permit any Person acting in concert (as defined in the Takeover Panel Act and the Takeover Code) with any of them to become obliged, to make an offer to the shareholders of the Target under Rule 9 of  Part B of the Takeover Code.
 
(e) deliver more than one Conversion Notice to the Administrative Agent.
 
(f) in the case of an Offer, declare the Offer unconditional as to acceptances until Bidco has received valid acceptances of Target Shares in respect of an aggregate amount of not less than 75% of the Target Shares.
 
SECTION 10. Continuing Effect.

(a)  Except as expressly provided herein, all of the terms and provisions of the Credit Agreement are and shall remain in full force and effect.  The amendments provided for herein are limited to the specific subsections of the Credit Agreement specified herein and shall not constitute a consent,
 
 
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waiver or amendment of, or an indication of the Administrative Agent’s or the Lenders’ willingness to consent to any action requiring consent under any other provisions of the Credit Agreement or the same subsection for any other date or time period. Upon the effectiveness of the amendments set forth herein, on and after the Incremental Facilities Effective Date, each reference in the Credit Agreement to “this Agreement,” “the Agreement,” “hereunder,” “hereof” or words of like import referring to the Credit Agreement, and each reference in the other Loan Documents to “Credit Agreement,” “thereunder,” “thereof” or words of like import referring to the Credit Agreement, shall mean and be a reference to the Credit Agreement as amended hereby.

(b) The Borrower and the other parties hereto acknowledge and agree that this Agreement shall constitute a Loan Document.

SECTION 11. Expenses.  The Borrower agrees to pay and reimburse the Incremental Facilities Arrangers and the Administrative Agent for all its reasonable out-of-pocket costs and expenses incurred in connection with the preparation and delivery of this Agreement, and any other documents prepared in connection herewith and the transactions contemplated hereby, including, without limitation, the reasonable fees and disbursements of one firm of counsel to the Incremental Facilities Arrangers and the Administrative Agent in accordance with the terms in the Credit Agreement (and in the case of the Incremental Facilities Arrangers, to the extent the Administrative Agent would be paid and reimbursed under the Credit Agreement).

SECTION 12. Amendments; Execution in Counterparts.  This Agreement may not be amended nor may any provision hereof be waived on or prior to the Incremental Facilities Closing Date except pursuant to a writing signed by the Borrower, Holdings, the Administrative Agent, the Incremental Facilities Arrangers and the Incremental Lenders and thereafter, except as provided for in Section 10.1 of the Credit Agreement.  This Agreement may be executed in any number of counterparts by the parties hereto (including by facsimile and electronic (e.g. “.pdf”, or “.tif”) transmission), each of which counterparts when so executed shall be an original, but all the counterparts shall together constitute one and the same instrument.

SECTION 13. GOVERNING LAW; WAIVER OF JURY TRIAL.  THIS AGREEMENT AND THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF THE PARTIES HEREUNDER SHALL BE CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH AND BE GOVERNED BY THE LAW OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK.  EACH PARTY HERETO HEREBY AGREES AS SET FORTH FURTHER IN SECTIONS 10.11 AND 10.12 OF THE CREDIT AGREEMENT AS IF SUCH SECTION WERE SET FORTH IN FULL HEREIN.

SECTION 14. Co-Syndication Agents and Co-Documentation Agents. The Co-Syndication Agents and the Co-Documentation Agents shall not have any duties or responsibilities hereunder in their capacities as such.

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Agreement to be duly executed and delivered by their respective proper and duly authorized officers as of the day and year first above written.
 

 
 
 
 
 
By:
AVIS BUDGET HOLDINGS, LLC
 
 
/s/ David Calabria
 
   
Name: David Calabria
Title: Assistant Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer
 

 
 
 
 
 
By:
AVIS BUDGET CAR RENTAL, LLC
 
 
/s/ David Calabria
 
   
Name: David Calabria
Title: Assistant Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer
 

 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
By:
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., as Administrative
Agent
 
 
/s/ Matthew H. Massie
 
   
Name: Matthew H. Massie
Title: Managing Director
 


 
 

 


 
 
 
 
 
By:
MORGAN STANLEY SENIOR FUNDING INC., as
Co-Syndication Agent and as an Incremental Lender
 
 
/s/ Justin Kotzin
 
   
Name:Justin Kotzin
Title: Authorized Signatory
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
CITIBANK, N.A., as
Co-Syndication Agent and as an Incremental Lender
 
 
/s/ Christopher Wood
 
   
Name: Christopher Wood
Title: Vice President
 

 

 
 

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
CREDIT AGRICOLE CORPORATE AND
INVESTMENT BANK New York Branch, as Co-Documentation Agent
 
 
/s/ Michael Madnick
 
   
Name:Michael Madnick
Title: Managing Director
 
 
 
 
By:
 
/s/  Pamela Donnelly
 
   
Name: Pamela Donnelly
Title: Managing Director
 


 
 
 
 
 
By:
THE BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA, as Co-Documentation
Agent
 
 
/s/ David L. Mahmood
 
   
Name:David L. Mahmood
Title: Managing Director
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
THE ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND PLC, as Co-
Documentation Agent
 
 
/s/ James Welch
 
   
Name:James Welch
Title: Director
 

 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
Banco Popular de Puerto Rico, New YorkBranch,
as an Incremental Lender
 
/s/ Hector J. Gonzalez
 
   
Name:Hector J. Gonzalez
Title: Vice President
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
LLOYDS TSB BANK PLC,
as an Incremental Lender
 
/s/ Andrew Williams
 
   
Name:Andrew Williams
Title: Relationship Manager
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
UNICREDIT BANK AG, NEW YORK BRANCH, as
an Incremental Lender
 
/s/ Douglas Riahi
 
   
Name:Douglas Riahi
Title: Director
 
 
 
 
 
By:
 
/s/ Humberto Serrano
 
   
Name:Humberto Serrano
Title: Director
 
 

 
 

 

EXHIBIT A
 
 
 
 

 
 
EXHIBIT A
 


 

AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT1
 
among
 
AVIS BUDGET HOLDINGS, LLC,
 
AVIS BUDGET CAR RENTAL, LLC,
as Borrower,
 
The Subsidiary Borrowers from Time to Time Parties Hereto,
 
The Several Lenders from Time to Time Parties Hereto,
 
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.,
as Administrative Agent
 
DEUTSCHE BANK SECURITIES INC.,
as Syndication Agent,
 
CITICORP USA, INC,
BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,
BARCLAYS BANK PLC,
CREDIT AGRICOLE CORPORATE AND INVESTMENT BANK

and

THE ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND PLC,

as Co - Documentation Agents,

Dated as of May 3, 2011
 




 
JPMORGAN SECURITIES LLC
and
DEUTSCHE BANK SECURITIES INC.,
as Joint Lead Arrangers and Joint Bookrunners
 
 


 
 
1 Reflects changes made pursuant to the Incremental Facilities Agreement dated as of September 8, 2011.
 

 
 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS
 
Page
 
SECTION 1.                      DEFINITIONS
 
1
 
 
1.1           Defined Terms
1
 
1.2           Other Definitional Provisions
3029
 
SECTION 2.                      AMOUNT AND TERMS OF COMMITMENTS
 
3130
 
 
2.1           Term Commitments
3130
 
2.2           Procedure for Term Loan Borrowing
3130
 
2.3           Repayment of Term Loans
3231
 
2.4           Revolving Commitments
3231
 
2.5           Procedure for Revolving Loan Borrowing
32
 
2.6           Swingline Commitment
33
 
2.7           Procedure for Swingline Borrowing; Refunding of Swingline Loans
33
 
2.8           Commitment Fees, etc.
3534
 
2.9           Termination or Reduction of Revolving Commitments
35
 
2.10           Optional Prepayments
35
 
2.11           Mandatory Prepayments
3635
 
2.12           Conversion and Continuation Options
36
 
2.13           Limitations on Eurocurrency Tranches
3736
 
2.14           Interest Rates and Payment Dates
3736
 
2.15           Computation of Interest and Fees
37
 
2.16           Inability to Determine Interest Rate
37
 
2.17           Pro Rata Treatment and Payments
38
 
2.18           Requirements of Law
39
 
2.19           Taxes
40
 
2.20           Indemnity
4342
 
2.21           Change of Lending Office
43
 
2.22           Replacement of Lenders
43
 
2.23           Incremental Facilities
4443
 
2.24           Prepayments Required Due to Currency Fluctuation
4746
 
2.25           Defaulting Lenders
47
 
2.26           Extension of the Revolving Facility
4948
 
SECTION 3.                      LETTERS OF CREDIT
 
5150
 
 
3.1           L/C Commitment
5150
 
3.2           Procedure for Issuance of Letter of Credit
       51
 
3.3           Fees and Other Charges
51
 
3.4           L/C Participations
5251
 
3.5           Reimbursement Obligation of the Borrower
5352
 
3.6           Obligations Absolute
5352
 
3.7           Letter of Credit Payments
5453
 
3.8           Applications
5453
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
3.9           Existing Letters of Credit
5453
 
SECTION 4.                      REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
 
 
5453
 
4.1           Financial Condition
5453
 
4.2           No Change
54
 
4.3           Existence; Compliance with Law
5554
 
4.4           Power; Authorization; Enforceable Obligations
5554
 
4.5           No Legal Bar
5554
 
4.6           Litigation
55
 
4.7           No Default
55
 
4.8           Ownership of Property; Liens
5655
 
4.9           Intellectual Property
5655
 
4.10           Taxes
5655
 
4.11           Federal Regulations
5655
 
4.12           ERISA
5655
 
4.13           Investment Company Act; Other Regulations
5756
 
4.14           Subsidiaries
5756
 
4.15           Use of Proceeds
5756
 
4.16           Accuracy of Information, etc
5756
 
4.17           Security Documents
57
SECTION 5.                      CONDITIONS PRECEDENT
 
 
5857
 
5.1           Amendment and Restatement Effective Date
5857
 
5.2           Conditions to Each Extension of Credit
6059
SECTION 6.                      AFFIRMATIVE COVENANTS
 
6059
 
 
6.1           Financial Statements
60
 
6.2           Certificates; Other Information
6160
 
6.3           Payment of Obligations
6261
 
6.4           Maintenance of Existence; Compliance
6261
 
6.5           Maintenance of Property; Insurance
6261
 
6.6           Inspection of Property; Books and Records; Discussions
6261
 
6.7           Notices
6362
 
6.8           Environmental Laws
6362
 
6.9           Additional Collateral etc
6463
 
6.10           DTA Acquisition etc.
6564
 
6.11           Post-Closing Obligations.
6564
SECTION 7.                      NEGATIVE COVENANTS
 
6664
 
 
7.1           Financial Condition Covenants.
6665
 
7.2           Indebtedness
6766
 
7.3           Liens
6968
 
7.4           Fundamental Changes
7270
 
7.5           Disposition of Property
7271
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
7.6           Restricted Payments
7472
 
7.7           Investments
7573
 
7.8           Optional Payments and Modifications of Certain Agreements
7775
 
7.9           Transactions with Affiliates
7876
 
7.10           Sales and Leasebacks
7876
 
7.11           Changes in Fiscal Periods
7877
 
7.12           Clauses Restricting Subsidiary Distributions
7877
 
7.13           Lines of Business
7977
 
7.14           Business Activities of Holdings
7977
 
SECTION 8.                      EVENTS OF DEFAULT
 
7977
 
SECTION 9.                      THE AGENTS
 
8281
 
 
9.1           Appointment
8281
 
9.2           Delegation of Duties
8281
 
9.3           Exculpatory Provisions
8381
 
9.4           Reliance by Administrative Agent
8381
 
9.5           Notice of Default
8381
 
9.6           Non-Reliance on Agents and Other Lenders
8382
 
9.7           Indemnification
8482
 
9.8           Agent in Its Individual Capacity
8482
 
9.9           Successor Administrative Agent
8483
 
9.10           Co-Documentation Agents and Syndication Agent
8583
 
 
SECTION 10.                                MISCELLANEOUS
 
8583
 
 
10.1           Amendments and Waivers
8583
 
10.2           Notices
8785
 
10.3           No Waiver; Cumulative Remedies
8886
 
10.4           Survival of Representations and Warranties
8886
 
10.5           Payment of Expenses and Taxes
8886
 
10.6           Successors and Assigns; Participations and Assignments
8987
 
10.7           Adjustments; Set-off
9290
 
10.8           Counterparts
9390
 
10.9           Severability
9391
 
10.10           Integration
9391
 
10.11           GOVERNING LAW
9391
 
10.12           Submission To Jurisdiction; Waivers
9391
 
10.13           Judgment
9491
 
10.14           Acknowledgements
9492
 
10.15           Releases of Guarantees and Liens
9492
 
10.16           Confidentiality
9592
 
10.17           WAIVERS OF JURY TRIAL
9593
 
10.18           USA Patriot Act
9593
 
10.19           Effect of Amendment and Restatement
9593

 
 

 

SCHEDULES:
1.1A
Commitments
 
1.1B
Excluded Subsidiaries
 
1.1C
Mandatory Costs
 
1.1D
Separation Agreement
 
1.1E
 
Tax Sharing Agreement
1.1F
Mortgaged Properties
 
3.9
Existing Letters of Credit
 
4.4
Consents, Authorizations, Filings and Notices
 
4.9
Intellectual Property Matters
 
4.14
 
Subsidiaries
4.17
 
UCC Filing Jurisdictions
7.2(f)
 
Existing Indebtedness
7.3(g)
 
Existing Liens
7.5(h)
 
Dispositions
7.7(k)
 
Investments
7.9
Permitted Transactions
 
7.12
Certain Agreements
 

EXHIBITS:
A
Form of Amended and Restated Guarantee and Collateral Agreement
 
B
Form of Compliance Certificate
 
C
Form of Closing Certificate
 
D
Form of Assignment and Assumption
 
E
Form of Legal Opinion of Kirkland & Ellis LLP
 
F
Form of Exemption Certificate
 
G
Form of Joinder
 
 
 
ANNEXES:
A
Form of Fleet Financing Forecast

 
 

 


AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”), dated as of May 3, 2011, among AVIS BUDGET HOLDINGS, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“Holdings”), AVIS BUDGET CAR RENTAL, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the “Borrower”), the Subsidiary Borrowers (as defined herein) from time to time parties hereto, the several banks and other financial institutions or entities from time to time parties hereto (the “Lenders”), DEUTSCHE BANK SECURITIES INC., as syndication agent (in such capacity, the “Syndication Agent”), CITICORP USA, INC., BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., CREDIT AGRICOLE CORPORATE AND INVESTMENT BANK, BARCLAYS BANK PLC and THE ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND PLC, as co-documentation agents (in such capacity, the “Co-Documentation Agents”), and JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., as administrative agent.

The Borrower and Holding are parties to the Credit Agreement dated as of April 19, 2006 (the “Original Credit Agreement”, as amended by the First Amendment dated as of December 23, 2008, the Second Amendment dated as of March 10, 2010, the Third Amendment dated as of July 21, 2010, the Fourth Amendment dated as of October 6, 2010 and in effect immediately prior to the date hereof, the “Existing Credit Agreement”) with several banks and other financial institutions or entities parties as lenders and agents thereto and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent.  The parties to the Existing Credit Agreement have agreed to amend the Existing Credit Agreement in certain respects and to restate the Existing Credit Agreement as so amended as provided in this Agreement (and, in that connection, certain lenders not currently party to the Existing Credit Agreement shall become a party as lenders hereunder), effective upon the satisfaction of certain conditions precedent set forth in Section 5.1. Accordingly, the parties hereto agree that on the Restatement Effective Date (as defined below) the Existing Credit Agreement shall be amended and restated as follows:
 
SECTION 1.                      DEFINITIONS
1.1            Defined Terms
 
.  As used in this Agreement, the terms listed in this Section 1.1 shall have the respective meanings set forth in this Section 1.1.
 
ABG”: Avis Budget Group, Inc., a Delaware corporation.
 
ABG Convertible Notes”: 3.50% convertible senior notes due in 2014 issued by ABG or any Indebtedness issued in exchange for, or the net proceeds of which are used to extend, refinance, renew, replace, defease or refund such convertible senior notes.
 
ABR”:  for any day, a rate per annum (rounded upwards, if necessary, to the next 1/16 of 1%) equal to the greatest of (a) the Prime Rate in effect on such day, (b)(i) the Federal Funds Effective Rate in effect on such day plus (ii) ½ of 1% and (c)(i) the Eurocurrency Rate for a one month interest period in effect on such day (or if such day is not a Business Day, the immediately preceding Business Day) plus (ii) 1%.  For purposes hereof:  (1) “Prime Rate” shall mean the rate of interest per annum publicly announced from time to time by JPMorgan Chase Bank as its prime rate in effect at its principal office in New York City (the Prime Rate not being intended to be the lowest rate of interest charged by JPMorgan Chase Bank in connection with extensions of credit to debtors) and (2) the Eurocurrency Rate for any day shall be based on the rate for deposits in Dollars appearing on the Reuters BBA LIBOR Rates Page 3750 (or on any successor or substitute page of such page) at approximately 11:00 a.m. London time on such day.  Any change in the ABR due to a change in the Prime Rate, the Federal Funds Effective Rate or the Eurocurrency Rate shall be effective as of the opening of business on the effective day of such change in the Prime Rate, the Federal Funds Effective Rate or the Eurocurrency Rate, respectively.
 
 “ABR Loans”:  Loans the rate of interest applicable to which is based upon the ABR.
 
AESOP Base Indenture”:  the Second Amended and Restated Base Indenture, dated as of June 3, 2004, between the AESOP Issuer and the AESOP Trustee, as amended, modified or supplemented from time to time.
 
 
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AESOP Financing Program”:  the transactions contemplated by the AESOP Base Indenture, as it may be from time to time further amended, supplemented or modified, and the instruments and agreements referenced therein and otherwise executed in connection therewith, and any successor program.
 
AESOP Indebtedness”:  any Indebtedness incurred pursuant to the AESOP Financing Program.
 
AESOP Issuer”:  Avis Budget Rental Car Funding (AESOP) LLC.
 
AESOP Trustee”:  The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., in its capacity as Trustee under the AESOP Base Indenture.
 
Administrative Agent”:  JPMorgan Chase Bank, together with its affiliates, as the arranger of the Commitments and as the administrative agent for the Lenders under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, together with any of its successors.
 
Additional Foreign Vehicle Indebtedness”:  as defined in the definition of “Consolidated Total Debt.”
 
Affiliate”:  as to any Person, any other Person which, directly or indirectly, is in control of, is controlled by, or is under common control with, such Person.  For purposes of this definition, a Person shall be deemed to be “controlled by” another if such latter Person possesses, directly or indirectly, power either to (i) vote 10% or more of the securities having ordinary voting power for the election of directors of such controlled Person or (ii) direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of such controlled Person whether by contract or otherwise.
 
Agents”:  the collective reference to the Syndication Agent, the Co-Documentation Agents and the Administrative Agent.
 
Aggregate Exposure”:  with respect to any Lender at any time, an amount equal to the sum of (i) the aggregate then unpaid principal amount of such Lender’s Original Term Loans and Tranche A Term Loans and (ii) the amount of such Lender’s Revolving Commitment then in effect or, if the Revolving Commitments have been terminated, the amount of such Lender’s Revolving Extensions of Credit then outstanding.
 
Aggregate Exposure Percentage”:  with respect to any Lender at any time, the ratio (expressed as a percentage) of such Lender’s Aggregate Exposure at such time to the Aggregate Exposure of all Lenders at such time.
 
Agreement”:  as defined in the preamble hereto.
 
Applicable Margin”: (a) (i) with respect to Original Term Loans, (ix) 3.25% in the case of ABR Loans and (iiy) 4.25% in the case of Eurocurrency Loans and (ii) with respect to Tranche A Term Loans, a rate determined in accordance with the Pricing Grid and (b) with respect to Revolving Loans, a rate determined in accordance with the Pricing Grid.
 
Application”:  an application, in such form as the Issuing Lender may specify from time to time, requesting the Issuing Lender to open a Letter of Credit.
 
Approved Fund”:  as defined in Section 10.6(b).
 
Asset Sale”:  any Disposition of property or series of related Dispositions of property (excluding any such Disposition permitted by clause (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (j), (k), (l), (m) or (o) of Section 7.5) that yields gross proceeds to any Loan Party (valued at the initial principal amount thereof
 
 
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in the case of non-cash proceeds consisting of notes or other debt securities and valued at fair market value in the case of other non-cash proceeds) in excess of $25,000,000.
 
Assignee”:  as defined in Section 10.6(b).
 
Assignment and Assumption”:  an Assignment and Assumption, substantially in the form of Exhibit D.
 
Australian Dollars” and “A$”:  the lawful money of Australia.
 
Available Amount”: on any date of determination:
 
(a) 50% of the Consolidated Net Income determined on a cumulative basis since the fiscal quarter commencing on or about April 1, 2010 for each fiscal quarter of the Borrower for which financial statements have been delivered pursuant to Section 6.1; plus
 
(b) the aggregate amount of the Net Cash Proceeds of any issuance or sale of Capital Stock by the Borrower after the Restatement Effective Date and prior to the date of determination; plus
 
(c) the net cash proceeds received by any of the Loan Parties as a return (whether by dividend, interest, distributions, returns of capital, repayments or otherwise) on any Investment after the Restatement Effective Date and prior to the date of determination, minus
 
(d) the sum of the amount of Available Amounts used to (x) make Restricted Payments pursuant to Section 7.6(h), (y) fund Investments pursuant to Section 7.7(t), (z) make voluntary or optional payments, prepayments, repurchases or redemptions of or optionally or voluntarily defease or segregate funds with respect to certain Indebtedness pursuant to Section 7.8(a)(v), in each case, after the Restatement Effective Date and prior to the date of determination;
 
provided, that, for purposes of this definition, the following shall be excluded from the calculation of Consolidated Net Income: (i) (w) the amount of debt extinguishment costs and transaction costs in connection with any Specified Transaction, (x) the amount of separation, integration, restructuring and severance cash items incurred within twelve months of the date of the consummation of DTA Acquisition Step 2 in connection with the DTA Acquisition in an aggregate amount not to exceed $20,000,000, (y) the amount of separation, integration, restructuring and severance cash items incurred within twelve months of the date of the consummation of any other Specified Transaction in connection with such Specified Transaction in an aggregate amount not to exceed $30,000,000 and (z) any non-cash impairment charges associated with, or any other write-offs of, intangibles (including goodwill) and (ii) the income of any Subsidiary of the Borrower to the extent that the declaration or payment of dividends or similar distributions by that Subsidiary of the income is not at the time permitted by operation of the terms of its charter, or any agreement, instrument, judgment, decree, order, statute, rule or governmental regulation applicable to that Subsidiary.
 
 “Available Revolving Commitment”:  as to any Revolving Lender at any time, an amount equal to the excess, if any, of (a) such Lender’s Revolving Commitment then in effect over (b) such Lender’s Revolving Extensions of Credit then outstanding; provided, that in calculating any Lender’s Revolving Extensions of Credit for the purpose of determining such Lender’s Available Revolving Commitment pursuant to Section 2.8(a), the aggregate principal amount of Swingline Loans then outstanding shall be deemed to be zero.
 
Avis Budget Finance”:  Avis Budget Finance, Inc., a Delaware corporation.
 
 
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Avis Europe”:  Avis Europe plc, a public limited company incorporated under the laws of England and Wales.
 
Avis Europe Acquisition”:  (i) the acquisition by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries of all of the issued and to be issued shares of Avis Europe pursuant to a court sanctioned scheme of arrangement between Avis Europe and its shareholders under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006 and the related reduction of capital (if any) under section 649 of the Companies Act 2006 or (ii) the acquisition by the Borrower or any of its subsidiaries of at least 75% of the issued and to be issued shares of Avis Europe by way of a contractual takeover offer within the meaning of section 974 of the Companies Act 2006 made by the Borrower or any of its subsidiaries to effect the acquisition and satisfaction of all other conditions precedent for such takeover offer to be declared unconditional in all respects.
 
Benefitted Lender”:  as defined in Section 10.7(a).
 
Board”:  the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System of the United States (or any successor).
 
Borrower”:  as defined in the preamble hereto.
 
Borrowing Date”:  any Business Day specified by the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower as a date on which the Borrower or such Subsidiary Borrower requests the relevant Lenders to make Loans hereunder.
 
Budget”:  as defined in Section 6.2(c).
 
Budget Truck Division”:  the truck rental business of Budget Rent A Car System, Inc. and its Subsidiaries.
 
Business Day”:  any day other than a Saturday, Sunday or other day on which banks in the State of New York are permitted to close; provided, however, that when used in connection with a Eurocurrency Loan, the term “Business Day” shall also exclude any day on which banks are not open for dealings in Dollar deposits or deposits in any Optional Currency, as applicable, in the London Interbank market.
 
Canadian Dollars” and “C$”:  the lawful money of Canada.
 
Canadian Securitization Entity”: WTH Funding Limited Partnership, WTH Car Rental Limited Partnership, each an Ontario limited partnership, and any other special purpose entity formed for the purpose of engaging in vehicle financing in Canada including, without limitation, any other partnerships formed from time to time and each of the special purpose entities that may be partners in WTH Funding Limited Partnership, WTH Car Rental Limited Partnership or in any other such partnerships.
 
Capital Lease Obligations”:  as to any Person, the obligations of such Person to pay rent or other amounts under any lease of (or other arrangement conveying the right to use) real or personal property, or a combination thereof, which obligations are required to be classified and accounted for as capital leases on a balance sheet of such Person under GAAP and, for the purposes of this Agreement, the amount of such obligations at any time shall be the capitalized amount thereof at such time determined in accordance with GAAP.
 
Capital Stock”:  any and all shares, interests, participations or other equivalents (however designated) of capital stock of a corporation, any and all equivalent ownership interests in a Person (other than a corporation) and any and all warrants, rights or options to purchase any of the foregoing.
 
 
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Cash Equivalents”:  any of the following, to the extent acquired for investment and not with a view to achieving trading profits: (a) obligations fully backed by the full faith and credit of the federal government of the United States or any Member State or any agency or instrumentality thereof maturing not in excess of twelve months from the date of acquisition, (b) commercial paper maturing not in excess of twelve months from the date of acquisition and rated at least “P-1” by Moody’s or “A-1” by S&P on the date of such acquisition, (c) the following obligations of any Lender or any domestic commercial bank having capital and surplus in excess of $500,000,000, which has, or the holding company of which has, a commercial paper rating meeting the requirements specified in clause (b) above: (i) time deposits, certificates of deposit and acceptances maturing not in excess of twelve months from the date of acquisition, or (ii) repurchase obligations with a term of not more than thirty days for underlying securities of the type referred to in clause (a) above, (d) money market funds that invest exclusively in interest bearing, short-term money market instruments and adhere to the minimum credit standards established by Rule 2a-7 of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, (e) municipal securities: (i) for which the pricing period in effect is not more than twelve months long and (ii) rated at least “P-1” by Moody’s or “A-1” by S&P and (f) foreign investments substantially comparable to the investments described in clauses (b), (c), (d) and (e) above in connection with managing cash of any Subsidiary having operations in a foreign country.
 
Cash Items Cap”: as defined in the definition of “Consolidated EBITDA”.
 
Change in Control”: (a) the acquisition by any Person or group (within the meaning of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the rules of the SEC thereunder as in effect on the Restatement Effective Date), directly or indirectly, beneficially or of record, of ownership or control of in excess of 50% of the voting common stock of ABG on a fully diluted basis at any time or (b) if at any time, individuals who at the Restatement Effective Date constituted the board of directors of ABG (together with any new directors whose election by such board of directors or whose nomination for election by the shareholders of ABG, as the case may be, was approved by a vote of the majority of the directors then still in office who were either directors at the Restatement Effective Date or whose election or nomination for election was previously so approved) cease for any reason to constitute a majority of the board of directors of ABG, (c) ABG shall cease to own, directly or through one or more Wholly-Owned Subsidiaries, all of the capital stock of Holdings, free and clear of any direct or indirect Liens (other than statutory Liens) or (d) Holdings shall cease to directly own all of the capital stock of the Borrower, free and clear of any direct or indirect Liens (other than statutory Liens or Liens created by the Loan Documents).
 
Closing Date”:  April 19, 2006.
 
Code”:  the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended from time to time.
 
Co-Documentation Agent”:  as defined in the preamble hereto.
 
Collateral”:  all property of the Loan Parties, now owned or hereafter acquired, upon which a Lien is purported to be created by any Security Document, provided, however, that Collateral shall not include the assets of any Foreign Subsidiary or more than 65% of the Capital Stock of any Foreign Subsidiary.
 
Commitment”:  as to any Lender, the sum of the Original Term Commitment, the Tranche A Term Commitment and the Revolving Commitment of such Lender.
 
Commitment Fee Rate”:  0.50% per annum.
 
Commonly Controlled Entity”:  an entity, whether or not incorporated, that is under common control with the Borrower within the meaning of Section 4001 of ERISA or is part of a group that includes the Borrower and that is treated as a single employer under Section 414 of the Code.
 
 
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Compliance Certificate”:  a certificate duly executed by a Responsible Officer substantially in the form of Exhibit B.
 
Collateralized”:  secured by cash collateral arrangements and/or backstop letters of credit entered into on terms and in amounts reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the relevant Issuing Lender.
 
Conduit Lender”:  any special purpose corporation organized and administered by any Lender for the purpose of making Loans otherwise required to be made by such Lender and designated by such Lender in a written instrument; provided, that the designation by any Lender of a Conduit Lender shall not relieve the designating Lender of any of its obligations to fund a Loan under this Agreement if, for any reason, its Conduit Lender fails to fund any such Loan, and the designating Lender (and not the Conduit Lender) shall have the sole right and responsibility to deliver all consents and waivers required or requested under this Agreement with respect to its Conduit Lender, and provided, further, that no Conduit Lender shall (a) be entitled to receive any greater amount pursuant to Section 2.18, 2.19, 2.20 or 10.5 than the designating Lender would have been entitled to receive in respect of the extensions of credit made by such Conduit Lender or (b) be deemed to have any Commitment.
 
Confidential Information Memorandum”:  the Confidential Information Memorandum dated April 2011 with respect to the syndication of the Revolving Facility provided herein.
 
Consolidated EBITDA”:  without duplication, for any period, Consolidated Net Income plus
 
(a)  
provision for taxes based on income;
 
(b)  
depreciation expense (excluding any such expense attributable to depreciation of Eligible Assets);
 
(c)  
Consolidated Total Interest Expense;
 
(d)  
amortization expense (excluding any such expense attributable to amortization of Eligible Assets);
 
(e)  
non-cash stock option and restricted stock grant expense;
 
(f)  
(i) separation, integration, restructuring and severance cash items and (ii) other extraordinary, unusual, exceptional or non-recurring cash items, in the case of each of (i) and (ii) in an aggregate amount not to exceed $75,000,000 in any period of four consecutive fiscal quarters (the “Cash Items Cap”); provided that, upon consummation of DTA Acquisition Step 1, to the extent paid or incurred in connection with the DTA Acquisition, the Cash Items Cap shall be increased as follows until the end of the period ending on the last day of the eighth full fiscal quarter immediately following the date of the consummation of DTA Acquisition Step 1: (x) $150,000,000 for any period ended after the date of the consummation of DTA Acquisition Step 1 through the sixth full fiscal quarter immediately following such date, (y) $120,000,000 for the period ended on the last day of the seventh full fiscal quarter immediately following the date of the consummation of DTA Acquisition Step 1 and (z) $90,000,000 for the period ended on the last day of the eighth full fiscal quarter immediately following the date of the consummation of DTA Acquisition Step 1; provided further that, upon consummation of the Avis Europe Acquisition, to the extent paid or incurred in connection with the Avis Europe Acquisition, the Cash Items Cap shall be increased by an additional
 
 
 
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 $75,000,000 for any period ended after the date of the consummation of the Avis Europe Acquisition through the eighth full fiscal quarter immediately following the date of the consummation of the Avis Europe Acquisition..
 
(g)  
other unusual or non-recurring non-cash expenses or losses, including fees, expenses and charges associated with the transactions contemplated by the Separation Agreement;
 
(h)  
unrealized losses from interest rate, foreign exchange and gasoline Swap Agreements;
 
(i)  
any other non-cash charges and expenses (including amortization of deferred financing fees), in the case of each of (a)-(h) above, to the extent such items are reflected as a charge in the calculation of Consolidated Net Income for such period;
 
(j)  
 fees, expenses and transaction costs paid or incurred in connection with any Specified Transaction and the financing thereof, whether or not successful;
 
(k)  
the amount of cost savings, operating expense reductions and synergies projected by the Borrower in good faith to be realized not later than the end of the sixth full fiscal quarter immediately following the date of DTA Acquisition Step 1 in connection with the DTA Acquisition as a result of specified actions taken or with respect to which substantial steps have been taken by the Borrower (calculated on a pro forma basis as though such cost savings, operating expense reductions and synergies had been realized on the first day of such period and as if such cost savings, operating expense reductions and synergies were realized during the entirety of such period), net of the amount of actual benefits realized during such period from such actions; provided that (A) a certificate signed by a Responsible Officer shall be delivered to the Administrative Agent together with the Compliance Certificate required to be delivered pursuant to Section 6.2(b), certifying that such cost savings, operating expense reductions and synergies are reasonably expected and factually supportable in the good faith judgment of the Borrower, (B) the aggregate amount of cost savings, operating expense reductions and projected synergies added pursuant to this clause (k) shall not exceed $180,000,000 in the aggregate during the term of this Agreement, (C) no cost savings, operating expense reductions and synergies shall be added pursuant to this clause (k) to the extent duplicative of any expenses or charges otherwise added to Consolidated EBITDA, whether through a pro forma adjustment or otherwise, for such period, and (D) projected amounts (and amounts not yet realized) may no longer be added in calculating Consolidated EBITDA pursuant to this clause (k) to the extent occurring more than four full fiscal quarters after the specified action taken in order to realize such projected cost savings, operating expense reductions and synergies;
 
(l)  
the amount of cost savings, operating expense reductions and synergies projected by the Borrower in good faith to be realized not later than the end of the sixth full fiscal quarter immediately following the date of the consummation of the Avis Europe Acquisition in connection with the Avis Europe Acquisition as a result of specified actions taken or with respect to which substantial steps have been taken by the Borrower (calculated on a pro forma basis as though such cost savings, operating expense reductions and synergies had been realized on the first day of such period and as if such cost savings, operating expense reductions and synergies were realized during the entirety of such period), net of the amount of actual benefits realized during such period from such actions; provided that (A) a certificate signed by a Responsible Officer shall be delivered to the Administrative
 
 
 
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Agent together with the Compliance Certificate required to be delivered pursuant to Section 6.2(b), certifying that such cost savings, operating expense reductions and synergies are reasonably expected and factually supportable in the good faith judgment of the Borrower, (B) the aggregate amount of cost savings, operating expense reductions and projected synergies added pursuant to this clause (l) shall not exceed $70,000,000 in the aggregate during the term of this Agreement, (C) no cost savings, operating expense reductions and synergies shall be added pursuant to this clause (l) to the extent duplicative of any expenses or charges otherwise added to Consolidated EBITDA, whether through a pro forma adjustment or otherwise, for such period, and (D) projected amounts (and amounts not yet realized) may no longer be added in calculating Consolidated EBITDA pursuant to this clause (l) to the extent occurring more than four full fiscal quarters after the specified action taken in order to realize such projected cost savings, operating expense reductions and synergies;
 
 
(m)  
the amount of cost savings, operating expense reductions and synergies projected by the Borrower in good faith to be realized not later than the end of the fourth full fiscal quarter immediately following the closing of a Permitted Acquisition in connection with such Permitted Acquisition as a result of specified actions taken or with respect to which substantial steps have been taken by the Borrower (calculated on a pro forma basis as though such cost savings, operating expense reductions and synergies had been realized on the first day of such period and as if such cost savings, operating expense reductions and synergies were realized during the entirety of such period), net of the amount of actual benefits realized during such period from such actions; provided that (A) a certificate signed by a Responsible Officer shall be delivered to the Administrative Agent together with the Compliance Certificate required to be delivered pursuant to Section 6.2(b), certifying that such cost savings, operating expense reductions and synergies are reasonably expected and factually supportable in the good faith judgment of the Borrower, (B) the aggregate amount of cost savings, operating expense reductions and projected synergies added pursuant to this clause (l) shall not exceed $25,000,000 in the aggregate in any period of four consecutive fiscal quarters, (C) no cost savings, operating expense reductions and synergies shall be added pursuant to this clause (l) to the extent duplicative of any expenses or charges otherwise added to Consolidated EBITDA, whether through a pro forma adjustment or otherwise, for such period, and (D) projected amounts (and amounts not yet realized) may no longer be added in calculating Consolidated EBITDA pursuant to this clause (l) to the extent occurring more than four full fiscal quarters after the specified action taken in order to realize such projected cost savings, operating expense reductions and synergies; and
 
(n)  
 fees and expenses paid or incurred in connection with any Permitted Acquisition or other Investment, Material Disposition, issuance or amendment of Indebtedness or Capital Stock, whether or not successful.
 
Notwithstanding the foregoing, in calculating Consolidated EBITDA for any period, pro forma effect shall be given to (i)(A) any non-recurring gains (losses) on business unit dispositions outside the ordinary course of business and (B) any unusual or non-recurring non-cash income, in the case of each of (A) and (B) above, to the extent such items are reflected as income (losses) in the calculation of Consolidated Net Income for such period and (ii) any cash payments made during such period in respect of items described in clause (g) and (h) above subsequent to the fiscal quarter in which the relevant non-cash expenses or non-cash or unrealized losses were reflected as a charge in the calculation of Consolidated Net Income, all as determined on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP. For the purposes of calculating Consolidated EBITDA for any period of four consecutive fiscal quarters (each, a “Reference Period”) pursuant to any determination of the Consolidated Leverage Ratio, (i) if at any
 
 
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time during or following such Reference Period the Borrower or any Subsidiary shall have made any Material Disposition, the Consolidated EBITDA for such Reference Period shall be reduced by an amount equal to the Consolidated EBITDA (if positive) attributable to the property that is the subject of such Material Disposition for such Reference Period or increased by an amount equal to the Consolidated EBITDA (if negative) attributable thereto for such Reference Period and (ii) if during or following such Reference Period the Borrower or any Subsidiary shall have made a Material Acquisition, Consolidated EBITDA for such Reference Period shall be calculated after giving pro forma effect thereto as if such Material Acquisition occurred on the first day of such Reference Period.  As used in this definition, “Material Acquisition” means the DTA Acquisition Step 1, the Avis Europe Acquisition and any acquisition of property or series of related acquisitions of property that (a) constitutes assets comprising all or substantially all of an operating unit of a business or constitutes all or substantially all of the common stock of a Person and (b) involves the payment of consideration by the Borrower and its Subsidiaries in excess of $25,000,000; and “Material Disposition” means any Disposition of property or series of related Dispositions of property under Section 7.5(f), (g) or (h) that yields gross proceeds to the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries in excess of $25,000,000.
 
Consolidated Financial Statements”:  as defined in Section 4.1(b).
 
Consolidated Interest Coverage Ratio”:  for any period, the ratio of (a) Consolidated EBITDA for such period to (b) Consolidated Interest Expense for such period.
 
Consolidated Interest Expense”:  for any period, (a) total interest expense paid or payable in cash (including that properly attributable to Capital Lease Obligations, but excluding in any event (w) all capitalized interest and amortization of debt discount and debt issuance costs, (x) upfront fees in connection with any debt issuance and fees and expenses in connection with any amendment of debt, and (y) debt extinguishment costs) of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP including, without limitation, all commissions, discounts and other fees and charges owed with respect to letters of credit and bankers’ acceptance financing paid or payable in cash and net cash costs (or minus net profits) under interest rate Swap Agreements minus, (b) without duplication, any interest income of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP during such period (other than interest income earned on any Related Eligible Assets).  Notwithstanding the foregoing, interest expense in respect of any (i) Securitization Indebtedness, (ii) AESOP Indebtedness, (iii) Recourse Vehicle Indebtedness, in an amount, for this clause (iii), of up to $1,000,000,000 or (iv) Additional Foreign Vehicle Indebtedness, shall not be included in Consolidated Interest Expense.  For purposes of calculating Consolidated Interest Expense related to Recourse Vehicle Indebtedness for any period, such amount shall be equal to the product of the following formula on the date of determination to the extent that the amount of Recourse Vehicle Indebtedness exceeds $1,000,000,000 at any time during such period:
 
Recourse Vehicle Indebtedness – $1,000,000,000
x
total cash interest expense on Recourse Vehicle Indebtedness
Recourse Vehicle Indebtedness
 
Consolidated Leverage Ratio”:  as at the last day of any period, the ratio of (a) Consolidated Total Debt on such day to (b) Consolidated EBITDA for such period.
 
Consolidated Net Income”:  for any period for which such amount is being determined, the net income (or loss) of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries during such period determined on a consolidated basis for such period taken as a single accounting period in accordance with GAAP; provided that there shall be excluded (i) income (loss) of any Person (other than a Subsidiary of the Borrower) in which the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries has any equity investment or comparable interest, except to the extent of the amount of dividends or other distributions actually paid to the Borrower or its Subsidiaries by such Person during such period, (ii) any extraordinary after-tax gains, (iii) any extraordinary pretax losses and expenses, (iv) any unusual pretax non-cash losses and expenses and (v) any income (loss) for such period from discontinued operations in accordance with GAAP.
 
 
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Consolidated Secured Debt”:  at any date, the sum of the aggregate principal amount of all Consolidated Total Debt that is secured by a Lien on any asset of the Borrower or its Subsidiaries.
 
 
Consolidated Secured Leverage Ratio”:  as at the last day of any period, the ratio of (a) Consolidated Secured Debt on such day to (b) Consolidated EBITDA for such period.
 
Consolidated Total Debt”:  at any date, the aggregate principal amount of (a) all Indebtedness of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries at such date, determined on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP plus (b) the aggregate principal amount of the ABG Convertible Notes outstanding at such date; provided that, for purposes of this definition, Indebtedness shall not include (i)(x) Securitization Indebtedness, (y) AESOP Indebtedness  or (z) Recourse Vehicle Indebtedness up to $1,000,000,000, (ii) the aggregate undrawn amount of outstanding Letters of Credit or any other letters of credit, (iii) obligations under Swap Agreements or (iv) without duplication of Indebtedness referred in clauses (a)(i)(x) and (a)(i)(z) above, any other obligations under long-term finance leases in respect of Eligible Assets entered into by Foreign Subsidiaries, including any Capital Lease Obligations of any such Foreign Subsidiary and any Guarantee Obligations in respect of such Capital Lease Obligations (collectively, “Additional Foreign Vehicle Indebtedness”).  In addition, for purposes of this definition, the amount of (A) Indebtedness of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries at any date shall be reduced (but not to less than zero) by the amount of Excess Cash and (B) the ABG Convertible Notes at any date shall be reduced (but not to less than zero) by the amount of (1) cash and Cash Equivalents of ABG at such date and (2) the amount of any Indebtedness owed to ABG by the Borrower and its subsidiaries at such date.
 
Consolidated Total Interest Expense”:  for any period, without duplications (a) total interest expense paid or payable in cash (including that properly attributable to Capital Lease Obligations) plus, (b)(x) all capitalized interest and amortization of debt discount and debt issuance costs and (y) debt extinguishment costs, in each case, of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP including, without limitation, all commissions, discounts and other fees and charges owed with respect to letters of credit and bankers’ acceptance financing and net cash costs (or minus net profits) under interest rate Swap Agreements minus, (c) without duplication, any interest income of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP during such period (other than interest income earned on any Related Eligible Assets).  Notwithstanding the foregoing, interest expense in respect of any (i) Securitization Indebtedness, (ii) AESOP Indebtedness, (iii) Recourse Vehicle Indebtedness, in an amount, for this clause (iii), up to $1,000,000,000, or (iv) Additional Foreign Vehicle Indebtedness, shall not be included in Consolidated Total Interest Expense.  For purposes of calculating Consolidated Total Interest Expense related to Recourse Vehicle Indebtedness for any period, such amount shall be equal to the product of the following formula on the date of determination to the extent that the amount of Recourse Vehicle Indebtedness exceeds $1,000,000,000 at any time during such period:
 
Recourse Vehicle Indebtedness – $1,000,000,000
x
total interest expense on Recourse Vehicle Indebtedness
Recourse Vehicle Indebtedness
 
Contractual Obligation”:  as to any Person, any provision of any security issued by such Person or of any agreement, instrument or other undertaking to which such Person is a party or by which it or any of its property is bound.
 
Currency”:  Dollars or any Optional Currency.
 
Default”:  any of the events specified in Section 8, whether or not any requirement for the giving of notice, the lapse of time, or both, has been satisfied.
 
Defaulting Lender” means any Lender, as reasonably determined by the Administrative Agent, that has (a) failed to fund any portion of its Loans or participations in Letters of
 
 
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Credit or Swingline Loans within three Business Days of the date required to be funded by it hereunder, unless such requirement to fund such Loan or participation in Letters of Credit or Swingline Loans is based on such Lender's good faith determination that the conditions precedent to funding such Loan or participation in Letters of Credit or Swingline Loans under this Agreement have not been satisfied and such Lender has notified the Administrative Agent  in writing to that effect, (b) notified the Borrower, the Administrative Agent, the Issuing Lender, the Swingline Lender or any Lender in writing that it does not intend to comply with any of its funding obligations generally under this Agreement or has made a public statement to the effect that it does not intend to comply with its funding obligations generally under this Agreement or under other agreements in which it commits to extend credit, (c) failed, within three Business Days after written request by the Administrative Agent, to confirm that it will comply with the terms of this Agreement relating to its obligations to fund prospective Loans and participations in then outstanding Letters of Credit and Swingline Loans, provided that such Lender shall cease to be a Defaulting Lender under this clause (c) upon receipt of such confirmation by the Administrative Agent, or (d) otherwise failed to pay over to the Administrative Agent or any other Lender any other amount required to be paid by it hereunder within three Business Days of the date when due, unless the subject of a good faith dispute; provided that a Lender shall not be a Defaulting Lender solely by virtue of the ownership or acquisition of any ownership interest in such Lender or a parent company thereof or the exercise of control over a Lender or parent company thereof by a Governmental Authority or instrumentality thereof.
 
Disposition”:  with respect to any property, any sale, lease, sale and leaseback, assignment (other than a collateral assignment), conveyance, transfer or other disposition thereof.  The terms “Dispose” and “Disposed of” shall have correlative meanings.
 
Disqualified Stock”: with respect to any Person, any Capital Stock that by its terms (or by the terms of any security into which it is convertible or for which it is exchangeable or exercisable) or upon the happening of any event (other than following the occurrence of a Change in Control or other similar event described under such terms as a “change in control,” or an Asset Sale) (i) matures or is mandatorily redeemable pursuant to a sinking fund obligation or otherwise, (ii) is convertible or exchangeable for Indebtedness or Disqualified Stock or (iii) is redeemable at the option of the holder thereof (other than following the occurrence of a Change in Control or other similar event described under such terms as a “change in control,” or an Asset Sale), in whole or in part, in each case on or prior to the Final Revolving Termination Date.
 
 “Dollar Equivalent”:  on any date of determination, (a) with respect to any amount denominated in Dollars, such amount, and (b) with respect to an amount denominated in any Optional Currency, the equivalent in Dollars of such amount determined by the Administrative Agent in accordance with normal banking industry practice using the Exchange Rate on the date of determination of such equivalent.  In making any determination of the Dollar Equivalent (for purposes of calculating the amount of Loans to be borrowed from the respective Lenders on any date or for any other purpose), the Administrative Agent shall use the relevant Exchange Rate in effect on the date on which the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower delivers a request for Revolving Loans or on such other date upon which a Dollar Equivalent is required to be determined pursuant to the provisions of this Agreement.  As appropriate, amounts specified herein as amounts in Dollars shall be or include any relevant Dollar Equivalent amount.
 
Dollars” and “$”:  the lawful money of the United States.
 
Dollar Target”: Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc.
 
Dollar Target Credit Agreement”: the Credit Agreement, dated as of June 15, 2007, among Dollar Target as the borrower, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, as the administrative agent and the lenders and financial institutions party thereto, as the same may be amended, restated, refinanced, replaced or otherwise modified from time to time.
 
 
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Domestic Subsidiary”:  any Subsidiary of the Borrower organized under the laws of any jurisdiction within the United States, but excluding any Subsidiary substantially all the assets of which consists of stock of a Foreign Subsidiary.
 
Domestic Subsidiary Borrower”:  any Subsidiary Borrower which is a Domestic Subsidiary.
 
DTA Acquisition Step 1”:  the acquisition by the Borrower or a Subsidiary Guarantor of at least a majority of the outstanding Capital Stock of Dollar Target.
 
DTA Acquisition Step 2”:  the acquisition by the Borrower or a Subsidiary Guarantor of 100% of the outstanding Capital Stock of Dollar Target.
 
DTA Acquisition”: collectively, DTA Acquisition Step 1 and DTA Acquisition Step 2.
 
Eligible Assets”:  any of the following and any proceeds thereof: (a) assets (and interests in assets) that are of the type described as “assets under vehicle programs” in the consolidated financial statements of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, dated December 31, 2010, which shall include, without limitation, vehicles, vehicle leases, fleet maintenance contracts, fleet management contracts, other service contracts, receivables generated by any of the foregoing and other asset servicing rights, related deposit accounts, and (b) equity interests or other securities issued by any Subsidiary or other Person issuing securities or incurring Indebtedness secured by, payable from or representing beneficial interests in, or holding title or ownership interests in, assets of the type described in clause (a) above or interests in such assets.
 
Environmental Laws”:  all laws, rules, orders, regulations, statutes, ordinances, codes, decrees, judgments, injunctions, notices or requirements issued, promulgated or entered into by any Governmental Authority, relating in any way to the environment, preservation or reclamation of natural resources, the management, release or threatened release of any Materials of Environmental Concern or to health and safety matters, including without limitation, the Clean Water Act also known as the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (“FWPCA”) 33 U.S.C. § 1251 et seq., the Clean Air Act (“CAA”), 42 U.S.C. §§ 7401 et seq., the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (“FIFRA”), 7 U.S.C. §§ 136 et seq., the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (“SMCRA”), 30 U.S.C. §§ 1201 et seq., the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (“CERCLA”), 42 U.S.C. § 9601 et seq., the Superfund Amendment and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (“SARA”), Public Law 99-499, 100 Stat. 1613, the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (“ECPCRKA”), 42 U.S.C. § 11001 et seq., the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (“RCRA”), 42 U.S.C. § 6901 et seq., the Occupational Safety and Health Act as amended (“OSHA”), 29 U.S.C. § 655 and § 657, together, in each case, with any amendment thereto, and the regulations adopted and binding publications promulgated thereunder and all substitutions thereof.
 
ERISA”:  the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended from time to time.
 
Escrowed Debt”:  as defined in the definition of “Escrowed Debt Issuer”.
 
Escrowed Debt Issuer”: any Subsidiary that is an issuer of Indebtedness permitted to be incurred by Section 7.2 the proceeds of which are maintained under escrow or similar contingent release arrangements (such Indebtedness “Escrowed Debt”).
 
Euro” and “:  the official currency of the European Union.
 
Eurocurrency Base Rate”:  with respect to each day during each Interest Period pertaining to a Eurocurrency Loan, the rate per annum determined on the basis of the rate for deposits in
 
 
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Dollars or the applicable Optional Currency for a period equal to such Interest Period commencing on the first day of such Interest Period appearing on the applicable page of the Reuters Screen LIBOR01 Page as of 11:00 A.M., London time, two Business Days prior to the beginning of such Interest Period.  In the event that such rate does not appear on such page of the Reuters screen (or otherwise on such screen), the “Eurocurrency Base Rate” shall be determined by reference to such other comparable publicly available service for displaying eurocurrency rates for the applicable Currency as may be selected by the Administrative Agent or, in the absence of such availability, by reference to the rate at which the Administrative Agent is offered Dollar deposits or deposits in the applicable Optional Currency at or about 11:00 A.M., New York City time, two Business Days prior to the beginning of such Interest Period in the London interbank eurocurrency for delivery on the first day of such Interest Period for the number of days comprised therein.
 
Eurocurrency Loans”:  Loans the rate of interest applicable to which is based upon the Eurocurrency Rate.
 
Eurocurrency Rate”:  with respect to each day during each Interest Period pertaining to a Eurocurrency Loan, a rate per annum determined for such day in accordance with the following formula (rounded upward to the nearest 1/100th of 1%):
 
Eurocurrency Base Rate
1.00 - Eurocurrency Reserve Requirements
 
; provided that with respect to any Eurocurrency Loan denominated in Euro or Pounds Sterling, the Eurocurrency Rate shall the mean the Eurocurrency Base Rate plus if applicable, as reasonably determined by the Administrative Agent in accordance with Schedule 1.1C, the Mandatory Costs; and provided further that the Eurocurrency Rate applicable to any Original Term Loan shall, in any event, be at all times no less than 1.50%.
 
Eurocurrency Reserve Requirements”:  a fraction (expressed as a decimal), the numerator of which is the number one and the denominator of which is the number one minus the aggregate of the maximum reserve percentages (including any marginal, special, emergency or supplemental reserves) expressed as a decimal established by the Board and any other banking authority to which the Administrative Agent or any Lender is subject, for Eurocurrency Liabilities (as defined in Regulation D).  Such reserve percentages shall include those imposed under Regulation D.  Eurocurrency Loans shall be deemed to constitute Eurocurrency Liabilities and as such shall be deemed to be subject to such reserve requirements without benefit of or credit for proration, exceptions or offsets which may be available from time to time to any Lender under Regulation D.  Eurocurrency Reserve Requirements shall be adjusted automatically on and as of the effective date of any change in any reserve percentage.
 
Eurocurrency Tranche”:  the collective reference to Eurocurrency Loans under a particular Facility the then current Interest Periods with respect to all of which begin on the same date and end on the same later date (whether or not such Loans shall originally have been made on the same day).
 
Event of Default”:  any of the events specified in Section 8, provided that any requirement for the giving of notice, the lapse of time, or both, has been satisfied.
 
Excess Cash”:  all cash and Cash Equivalents of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries at such time determined on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP in excess of $25,000,000.
 
Exchange Rate”:  for any day with respect to any Optional Currency, the rate at which such Optional Currency may be exchanged into Dollars, as set forth at 11:00 A.M., London time, on such day on the applicable Reuters currency page with respect to such Optional Currency.  In the event that such rate does not appear on the applicable Reuters currency page, the Exchange Rate with respect
 
 
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to such Optional Currency shall be determined by reference to such other publicly available service for displaying exchange rates as may be agreed upon by the Administrative Agent and the Borrower or, in the absence of such agreement, such Exchange Rate shall instead be the spot rate of exchange of the Administrative Agent in the London Interbank market or other market where its foreign currency exchange operations in respect of such Optional Currency are then being conducted, at or about 11:00 A.M., London time, on such day for the purchase of Dollars with such Optional Currency, for delivery two Business Days later; provided, however, that if at the time of any such determination, for any reason, no such spot rate is being quoted, the Administrative Agent may use any reasonable method it deems appropriate to determine such rate, and such determination shall be conclusive absent manifest error.
 
Excluded Person”:  as defined in the definition of “Subsidiary”.
 
Excluded Subsidiary”:  each Subsidiary listed on Schedule 1.1B, the Regulated Subsidiary, any Immaterial Subsidiary, any Insurance Subsidiary, any Escrowed Debt Issuer, and any other Subsidiary so long as the Borrower or any Subsidiary of the Borrower does not have the controlling authority under the organizational documents of such Excluded Subsidiary to incur Indebtedness on its behalf or grant Liens on its assets (other than purchase money security interests).
 
Excluded Taxes”:  as defined in Section 2.19(a).
 
Existing Credit Agreement”: as defined in the preamble hereto.
 
Existing Letters of Credit”:  as defined in Section 3.9.
 
Extended Revolving Commitment”:  as defined in Section 2.26(a).
 
Extended Revolving Loan”: as defined in Section 2.26(a).
 
Extension”: as defined in Section 2.26(a).
 
Extension Offer”: as defined in Section 2.26(a).
 
Extension Offer Date”: as defined in Section 2.26(a).
 
Facility”:  each of (a) (i) the Original Term Commitments and the Original Term Loans made thereunder (the “Original Term Facility”) and (ii) the Tranche A Term Commitments and the Tranche A Term Loans made thereunder (the “Tranche A Term Facility”) and (b) the Revolving Commitments and the extensions of credit made thereunder (the “Revolving Facility”).
 
FATCA”: Sections 1471 through 1474 of the Code and any regulations or official interpretations thereof.
 
Federal Funds Effective Rate”:  for any day, 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 on the next succeeding 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 the day of such transactions received by JPMorgan Chase Bank from three federal funds brokers of recognized standing selected by it.
 
Fee Payment Date”:  (a) the third Business Day following the last day of each March, June, September and December and (b) the last day of the Revolving Commitment Period.
 
Final Revolving Termination Date”: at any date of determination, the latest termination or expiration date applicable to any Revolving Loan or Revolving Commitment hereunder
 
 
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at such time, including the final termination or expiration date of any Incremental Revolving Commitments and any Extended Revolving Loans or Extended Revolving Commitments, in each case, extended in accordance with this Agreement from time to time.
 
Final Term Loan Maturity Date”: at any date of determination, the latest maturity date applicable to any Term Loan hereunder at such time, including the final maturity date of any Incremental Term Loans and any Replacement Term Loans, in each case, extended in accordance with this Agreement from time to time.
 
First Amendment”: the First Amendment to this Agreement, dated as of August 1, 2011, among others, Holdings, the Borrower, the Amendment Arrangers (as defined in the First Amendment) and the Lenders party thereto.
 
First Amendment Effective Date”: the date on which all of the conditions set forth in Section 6 of the First Amendment are satisfied.
 
Fleet Financing Forecast”:  the Borrower’s annual forecast of financing needs for its domestic rental car rental fleet (including detailed sources and uses), substantially in the form set forth in Annex A.
 
Foreign Subsidiary”:  any Subsidiary of the Borrower that is not a Domestic Subsidiary.
 
Funding Office”:  the office of the Administrative Agent specified in Section 10.2 or such other office as may be specified from time to time by the Administrative Agent as its funding office by written notice to the Borrower and the Lenders.
 
GAAP”:  generally accepted accounting principles in the United States as in effect from time to time.
 
Governmental Authority”:  any federal, state, municipal or other governmental department, commission, board, bureau, agency or instrumentality, or any federal, state or municipal court, in each case whether of the United States or foreign.
 
Group Members”:  the collective reference to Holdings, the Borrower and their respective Subsidiaries.
 
Guarantee and Collateral Agreement”:  the Amended and Restated Guarantee and Collateral Agreement, dated as of the Restatement Effective Date, as amended, modified or supplemented from time to time.
 
Guarantee Obligation”:  any obligation, contingent or otherwise, of the Person guaranteeing or having the economic effect of guaranteeing any Indebtedness of any other Person (the “primary obligor”) in any manner, whether directly or indirectly, and including any obligation of the guarantor, direct or indirect, (a) to purchase or pay (or advance or supply funds for the purchase or payment of) such Indebtedness (including reasonable fees and expenses related thereto) or to purchase (or to advance or supply funds for the purchase of) any security for the payment thereof, (b) to purchase or lease property, securities or services for the purpose of assuring the owner of such Indebtedness of the payment thereof, (c) to maintain working capital, equity capital or any other financial statement condition or liquidity of the primary obligor so as to enable the primary obligor to pay such Indebtedness or (d) as an account party in respect of any letter of credit or letter of guaranty issued to support such Indebtedness; provided, however, that the amount of any Guarantee Obligation shall be limited to the extent necessary so that such amount does not exceed the value of the assets of such Person (as reflected on a consolidated balance sheet of such Person prepared in accordance with GAAP) to which any creditor or beneficiary of such Guarantee Obligation would have recourse.
 
 
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Notwithstanding the foregoing definition, the term “Guarantee Obligation” shall not include any direct or indirect obligation of a Person as a general partner of a general partnership or a joint venturer of a joint venture in respect of Indebtedness of such general partnership or joint venture, to the extent such Indebtedness is contractually non-recourse to the assets of such Person as a general partner or joint venturer (other than assets comprising the capital of such general partnership or joint venture).  The term “Guarantee Obligation” shall not include endorsements for collection or deposit in the ordinary course of business.
 
Guarantors”:  the collective reference to Holdings and the Subsidiary Guarantors.
 
 “Holdings”:  as defined in the preamble hereto.
 
Immaterial Subsidiary”:  any Subsidiary or a group of Subsidiaries of the Borrower which, as of any date of determination, when taken together, does not have assets with a value in excess of 1.0% of the total assets of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis.
 
 “Increased Amount Date”:  is defined in Section 2.23.
 
Incremental Commitments”:  is defined in Section 2.23.
 
Incremental Commitment Agreement”:  is defined in Section 2.23.
 
“Incremental Facilities Agreement”: the Incremental Facilities Agreement dated as of September 8, 2011, among others, Holdings, the Borrower, the Incremental Facilities Arrangers (as defined in the Incremental Facilities Agreement) and the Incremental Lenders party thereto.
 
 “Incremental Facilities Effective Date”: the date on which all of the conditions set forth in Section 5 of the Incremental Facilities Agreement are satisfied.
 
“Incremental Facilities Closing Date”: the date on which all of the conditions set forth in Section 6 of the Incremental Facilities Agreement are satisfied.
 
Incremental Lender”:  is defined in Section 2.23.
 
Incremental Loan Commitments”:  is defined in Section 2.23.
 
Incremental Revolving Commitments”:  is defined in Section 2.23.
 
Incremental Revolving Lender”:  is defined in Section 2.23.
 
Incremental Revolving Loan”:  is defined in Section 2.23.
 
Incremental Synthetic Deposit”:  is defined in Section 2.23.
 
Incremental Synthetic L/C Commitments”:  is defined in Section 2.23.
 
Incremental Synthetic L/C Facility”: is defined in Section 2.23.
 
Incremental Synthetic L/C Lender”:  is defined in Section 2.23.
 
Incremental Term Loan”:  is defined in Section 2.23.
 
Incremental Term Loan Commitments”:  is defined in Section 2.23.
 
Incremental Term Loan Lender”:  is defined in Section 2.23.
 
 
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Incremental Tranche A Term Loan”: any Incremental Term Loan, the maturity date of which is identical to the Final Revolving Termination Date as determined on the date such Incremental Term Loan was made.
 
Indebtedness”:  of any Person at any date, without duplication, (a) all indebtedness of such Person for borrowed money, (b) all obligations of such Person for the deferred purchase price of property or services (other than current trade payables incurred in the ordinary course of such Person’s business), (c) all obligations of such Person evidenced by notes, bonds, debentures or other similar instruments, (d) all indebtedness 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 Capital Lease Obligations of such Person, (f) all obligations of such Person, contingent or otherwise, as an account party or applicant under or in respect of acceptances, letters of credit, surety bonds or similar arrangements, (g) the liquidation value of all preferred Capital Stock of such Person (i) that is required to be redeemed prior to the date which is 91 days after the Final Term Loan Maturity Date (or which allows the holders of such preferred Capital Stock to require such preferred Capital Stock to be redeemed prior to the date which is 91 days after the Final Term Loan Maturity Date) (other than following the occurrence of a Change in Control or other similar event described under such terms as a “change in control” or an Asset Sale) or (ii) which is subject to other payment obligations (including any sinking fund obligations) or obligations to pay dividends or cash interest in respect of such preferred Capital Stock prior to the date which is 91 days after the Final Term Loan Maturity Date (other than following the occurrence of a Change in Control or other similar event described under such terms as a “change in control” or an Asset Sale), (h) all Guarantee Obligations of such Person in respect of obligations of the kind referred to in clauses (a) through (g) above, (i) all obligations of the kind referred to in clauses (a) through (h) above secured by (or for which the holder of such obligation has an existing right, contingent or otherwise, to be secured by) any Lien on property (including accounts and contract rights) owned by such Person, whether or not such Person has assumed or become liable for the payment of such obligation, and (j) for the purposes of Section 8(e) only, all obligations of such Person in respect of Swap Agreements; provided, that Indebtedness shall not include any earn-out obligations or contingent obligations consisting of purchase price adjustments.  The Indebtedness of any Person shall include the Indebtedness of any other entity (including any partnership in which such Person is a general partner) to the extent such Person is liable therefor as a result of such Person’s ownership interest in or other relationship with such entity, except to the extent the terms of such Indebtedness expressly provide that such Person is not liable therefor.
 
Insolvency”:  with respect to any Multiemployer Plan, the condition that such Plan is insolvent within the meaning of Section 4245 of ERISA.
 
Insolvent”:  pertaining to a condition of Insolvency.
 
Insurance Subsidiary”:  a Subsidiary established for the purpose of (a) insuring the businesses, facilities, employees or joint ventures of the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries, or (b) providing insurance products.
 
 “Intellectual Property”:  the collective reference to all rights, priorities and privileges with respect to intellectual property, whether arising under United States, multinational or foreign laws or otherwise, including copyrights, copyright licenses, patents, patent licenses, trademarks, trademark licenses, technology, know-how and processes, and all rights to sue at law or in equity for any infringement or other impairment thereof, including the right to receive all proceeds and damages therefrom.
 
Interest Payment Date”:  (a) as to any ABR Loan (other than any Swingline Loan), the last day of each March, June, September and December to occur while such Loan is outstanding and the final maturity date of such Loan, (b) as to any Eurocurrency Loan having an Interest Period of three months or less, the last day of such Interest Period, (c) as to any Eurocurrency Loan having an Interest
 
 
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Period longer than three months, each day that is three months, or a whole multiple thereof, after the first day of such Interest Period and the last day of such Interest Period, (d) as to any Loan (other than any Revolving Loan that is an ABR Loan and any Swingline Loan), the date of any repayment or prepayment made in respect thereof and (e) as to any Swingline Loan, the day that such Loan is required to be repaid.
 
Interest Period”:  as to any Eurocurrency Loan, (a) initially, the period commencing on the borrowing or conversion date, as the case may be, with respect to such Eurocurrency Loan and ending one, two, three or six (or, if agreed to by all Lenders under the relevant Facility, nine or twelve) months thereafter, as selected by the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower in its notice of borrowing or notice of conversion, as the case may be, given with respect thereto; and (b) thereafter, each period commencing on the last day of the next preceding Interest Period applicable to such Eurocurrency Loan and ending one, two, three or six (or, if agreed to by all Lenders under the relevant Facility, nine or twelve) months thereafter, as selected by the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower by irrevocable notice to the Administrative Agent not later than 12:00 Noon, New York City time, on the date that is three Business Days prior to the last day of the then current Interest Period with respect thereto; provided that, all of the foregoing provisions relating to Interest Periods are subject to the following:
 
(i) if any Interest Period would otherwise end on a day that is not a Business Day, such Interest Period shall be extended to the next succeeding Business Day unless the result of such extension would be to carry such Interest Period into another calendar month in which event such Interest Period shall end on the immediately preceding Business Day;
 
(ii) the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower may not select an Interest Period under a particular Facility that would extend beyond the Revolving Termination Date or beyond the date final payment is due on the relevant Term Loans, as the case may be;
 
(iii) any Interest Period that begins on the last Business Day of a calendar month (or on a day for which there is no numerically corresponding day in the calendar month at the end of such Interest Period) shall end on the last Business Day of a calendar month; and
 
(iv) the Borrower and any relevant Subsidiary Borrower shall select Interest Periods so as not to require a payment or prepayment of any Eurocurrency Loan during an Interest Period for such Loan.
 
Investments”:  as defined in Section 7.7.
 
Issuing Lender”:  JPMorgan Chase Bank or any affiliate thereof and such other Lenders or affiliates thereof as may be designated in writing by the Borrower which agree in writing to act as such in accordance with the terms hereof and are reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent (including the issuer of any Existing Letters of Credit), in the capacity as issuer of any Letter of Credit.
 
Joinder Agreement”: is defined in Section 10.1.
 
Joint Lead Arrangers”: JPMorgan Securities LLC and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.
 
 “JPMorgan Chase Bank”:  JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
 
judgment currency”:  as defined in Section 10.13.
 
L/C Obligations”:  at any time, an amount equal to the sum of (a) the aggregate then undrawn and unexpired amount of the then outstanding Letters of Credit and (b) the aggregate amount of drawings under Letters of Credit that have not then been reimbursed pursuant to Section 3.5.
 
 
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L/C Participants”:  the collective reference to all the Revolving Lenders other than the Issuing Lender.
 
Lenders”:  as defined in the preamble hereto, including any Incremental Lender; provided, that unless the context otherwise requires, each reference herein to the Lenders shall be deemed to include any Conduit Lender.
 
Letters of Credit”:  as defined in Section 3.1(a).
 
Lien”:  with respect to any asset, (a) any mortgage, deed of trust, lien, pledge, hypothecation, encumbrance, charge or security interest in, on or of such asset and (b) the interest of a vendor or a lessor under any conditional sale agreement, capital lease or title retention agreement (or any financing lease having substantially the same economic effect as any of the foregoing) relating to such asset.
 
Loan”:  any loan made by any Lender pursuant to this Agreement.
 
Loan Documents”:  this Agreement, the Security Documents, the Notes and any amendment, waiver, supplement or other modification to any of the foregoing (including any Incremental Commitment Agreement).
 
Loan Parties”: each Group Member that is a party to a Loan Document.
 
Majority Facility Lenders”: with respect to any Facility, the holders of more than 50% of the aggregate unpaid principal amount of the relevant Term Loans or the Total Revolving Extensions of Credit, as the case may be, outstanding under such Facility (or, in the case of the Revolving Facility, prior to any termination of the Revolving Commitments, the holders of more than 50% of the Total Revolving Commitments).
 
Material Acquisition”: as defined in the definition of “Consolidated EBITDA”.
 
Material Adverse Effect”:  any event, development or circumstance that has had or could reasonably be expected to have a material adverse effect on (i) the business, operations, property or condition (financial or otherwise) of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries taken as a whole (it being understood that a bankruptcy filing by, or change in the actual or perceived credit quality of, or work stoppage affecting any “big three” auto manufacturer shall not constitute a Material Adverse Effect so long as such “big three” auto manufacturer has not failed to perform its material performance obligations owed to the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries) or (ii) the validity or enforceability of this Agreement or any of the other Loan Documents or the rights and remedies of the Administrative Agent or the Lenders hereunder or thereunder.
 
Material Disposition”: as defined in the definition of “Consolidated EBITDA”.
 
Materials of Environmental Concern”: all explosive or radioactive substances or wastes and all hazardous or toxic substances, wastes or other pollutants, including petroleum or petroleum distillates, asbestos or asbestos containing materials, polychlorinated biphenyls, radon gas, infectious or medical wastes and all other substances or wastes of any nature regulated pursuant to any Environmental Law.
 
Maximum Incremental Facilities Amount”: as defined in Section 2.23.
 
Member State”: a country which is a current member of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development and reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent.
 
Minimum Extension Condition”: as defined in Section 2.26(b).
 
 
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Moody’s”: Moody’s Investors Service, Inc.
 
Mortgage Amendments”: as defined in Section 6.11(a).
 
Mortgaged Properties”: the real properties listed on Schedule 1.1F, as to which the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Lenders shall be granted a Lien pursuant to the Mortgages.
 
Mortgages”: each of the mortgages and deeds of trust made by any Loan Party in favor of, or for the benefit of, the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Lenders pursuant to the requirements of the Existing Credit Agreement and this Agreement (and with respect to mortgages and deeds of trust made in accordance with Section 6.9(d), in form and substance substantially the same as the mortgages and deeds of trust covering the Mortgaged Property under the Existing Credit Agreement as amended pursuant to this Agreement (with such changes thereto as the Administrative Agent may approve or as shall be advisable under the law of the jurisdiction in which such mortgage or deed of trust is to be recorded)) under which a Lien is granted on such real property and fixtures described therein, in each case as amended in accordance with Section 6.11 (as to the Mortgaged Properties on the date hereof) and as further amended, supplemented, amended and restated or otherwise modified from time to time.
 
Multiemployer Plan”: a Plan that is a multiemployer plan as defined in Section 4001(a)(3) of ERISA.
 
Net Cash Proceeds”: (a) in connection with any Asset Sale or any Recovery Event, the proceeds thereof in the form of cash and Cash Equivalents (including any such proceeds received by way of deferred payment of principal pursuant to a note or installment receivable or purchase price adjustment receivable or otherwise, but only as and when received), net of (i) attorneys’ fees, accountants’ fees, investment banking fees, amounts required to be applied to the repayment of Indebtedness secured by a Lien expressly permitted hereunder on any asset that is the subject of such Asset Sale or Recovery Event (other than any Lien pursuant to a Security Document) and other customary fees and expenses actually incurred in connection therewith and net of taxes paid or reasonably estimated to be payable as a result thereof (after taking into account any available tax credits or deductions and any tax sharing arrangements, to the extent such tax credits or deductions or tax sharing arrangements are utilized) and (ii) amounts applied to the repayment of Securitization Indebtedness in connection with any Disposition of fleet vehicles of Dollar Target and its Subsidiaries permitted by clause (g) of Section 7.5, minus, in the case of an Asset Sale, any reserve established, in accordance with GAAP, in respect of (x) any potential adjustment in the sale price of such asset or assets and (y) any liabilities associated with such assets or asset and retained by Holdings, the Borrower or any Subsidiary after such sale or other disposition thereof, including pension and other post-employment benefit liabilities and liabilities related to environmental matters or with respect to any indemnification obligations associated with such Asset Sale (provided that, upon the reversal (without the satisfaction of any applicable liabilities in cash in a corresponding amount) of any such reserve, the amount of such reserve shall constitute Net Cash Proceeds), and (b) in connection with any issuance or sale of Capital Stock or any incurrence of Indebtedness, the cash proceeds received from such issuance or incurrence, net of attorneys’ fees, investment banking fees, accountants’ fees, underwriting discounts and commissions and other customary fees and expenses actually incurred in connection therewith.
 
New Zealand Dollars” and “NZ$”:  the lawful money of New Zealand.
 
Non-Excluded Taxes”:  as defined in Section 2.19(a).
 
Non-U.S. Lender”:  as defined in Section 2.19(e).
 
Notes”:  the collective reference to any promissory note evidencing Loans.
 
 
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Obligations”:  the unpaid principal of and interest on (including interest accruing after the maturity of the Loans and Reimbursement Obligations and interest accruing after the filing of any petition in bankruptcy, or the commencement of any insolvency, reorganization or like proceeding, relating to the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower, whether or not a claim for post-filing or post-petition interest is allowed in such proceeding) the Loans and all other obligations and liabilities of the Borrower and each Subsidiary Borrower to any Agent or Lender (or, in the case of Specified Swap Agreements and Specified Cash Management Agreements, any affiliate of any Agent or Lender, in each case, at the time such agreement was entered into), whether direct or indirect, absolute or contingent, due or to become due, or now existing or hereafter incurred, which may arise under, out of, or in connection with, this Agreement, any other Loan Document, the Letters of Credit, any Specified Swap Agreement, any Specified Cash Management Agreement or any other document made, delivered or given in connection herewith or therewith, whether on account of principal, interest, reimbursement obligations, swap coupon or termination payments, fees or indemnities, or reasonable out-of-pocket costs or expenses (including reasonable out-of-pocket fees, charges and disbursements of counsel to the Administrative Agent or to any Lender that are required to be paid by the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower pursuant hereto) or otherwise.
 
OID”: is defined in Section 2.23.
 
Optional Currency”:  at any time, Australian Dollars, Canadian Dollars, Euro, New Zealand Dollars, Pounds Sterling and such other currencies which are convertible into Dollars and are freely traded and available in the London interbank eurocurrency market and are approved by the Administrative Agent (such approval not to be unreasonably withheld).
 
 
Original Credit Agreement”: as defined in the preamble hereto.
 
original currency”:  as defined in Section 10.13.
 
“Original Term Commitment”:  as to any Original Term Lender, the obligation of such Original Term Lender, if any, to make an Original Term Loan to the Borrower in a principal amount not to exceed the amount set forth on its signature page to the Second Amendment dated as of March 10, 2010 to the Original Credit Agreement.
 
“Original Term Facility”:  as defined in the definition of “Facility”.
 
“Original Term Lender”:  each Extending Term Loan Lender (as defined in the Existing Credit Agreement).
 
Original Term Loans”:  as defined in Section 2.1.
 
“Original Term Loan Maturity Date”:  earlier of (a) April 19, 2014 or (b) 91 calendar days prior to the maturity of the Senior Unsecured Notes due May 15, 2014, if such Senior Unsecured Notes have not been repaid or refinanced by such date.
 
Original Term Percentage”:  as to any Original Term Lender at any time, the percentage which the aggregate principal amount of such Lender’s Original Term Loans then outstanding constitutes of the aggregate principal amount of the Original Term Loans then outstanding.
 
Other Taxes”:  any and all present or future stamp or documentary taxes or any other excise or property taxes, charges or similar levies arising from any payment made hereunder or from the execution, delivery or enforcement of, or otherwise with respect to, this Agreement or any other Loan Document, including any interest, additions to tax or penalties applicable thereto, but excluding, for the avoidance of doubt, any Excluded Taxes.
 
 
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Parent”:  each of ABG, Cendant Finance Holding Company LLC and any other direct or indirect parent of Holdings and the Borrower.
 
Parent Expenses”:  (i) costs (including all professional fees and expenses) incurred by any Parent in connection with its reporting obligations under, or in connection with compliance with, applicable laws or applicable rules of any applicable laws or applicable rules of any governmental, regulatory or self-regulatory body or stock exchange, the Senior Unsecured Note Indenture, or any other agreement or instrument relating to Indebtedness of the Borrower or any Subsidiary Guarantor, including in respect of any reports filed with respect to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or the respective rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, (ii) an aggregate amount not to exceed $5,000,000 in any fiscal year to permit any Parent to pay its corporate overhead expenses incurred in the ordinary course of business, and to pay salaries or other compensation of employees who perform services for any Parent or for such Parent and the Borrower, provided that ABG allocates such overhead among its Subsidiaries in conformity with clause (vi) of this paragraph, (iii) expenses incurred by any Parent in connection with the acquisition, development, maintenance, ownership, prosecution, protection and defense of its Intellectual Property and associated rights to the extent such Intellectual Property and associated rights relate to the business or businesses of the Borrower or any Subsidiary, (iv) indemnification obligations of any Parent owing to directors, officers, employees or other Persons under its charter or by-laws or pursuant to written agreements with any such Person, (v) other operational and tax expenses of any Parent attributable to or incurred on behalf of Holdings, the Borrower and its Subsidiaries in the ordinary course of business, including reimbursement obligations under the Letter of Credit Facilities and including obligations in respect of director and officer insurance (including premiums therfor); provided, that all operational and tax expenses of any Parent are deemed to be attributable to or incurred on behalf of the Borrower if the Borrower’s and its Subsidiaries’ activities represent substantially all of the operating activities of such Parent and all of its Subsidiaries and (vi) fees and expenses incurred by any Parent in connection with any offering of Capital Stock or Indebtedness, (x) where the net proceeds of such offering are intended to be received by or contributed or loaned to the Borrower or any Subsidiary Guarantor, or (y) in a prorated amount of such expenses in proportion to the amount of such net proceeds intended to be so received, contributed or loaned, or (z) otherwise on an interim basis prior to completion of such offering so long as any Parent shall cause the amount of such expenses to be repaid to the Borrower or the relevant Subsidiary Guarantor out of the proceeds of such offering promptly if completed.
 
Participant”:  as defined in Section 10.6(c).
 
Participant Register”:  as defined in Section 10.6(c)(i).
 
PBGC”:  the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation established pursuant to Subtitle A of Title IV of ERISA (or any successor).
 
Permitted Acquisition”:  an acquisition or any series of related acquisitions of (a) all or substantially all of the assets or a majority of the outstanding Capital Stock of any Person or (b) any division, line of business or other business unit of any Person (such Person or such division, line of business or other business unit of such Person shall be referred to herein as the “Target”), in each case that is a type of business (or assets used in a type of business) permitted to be engaged in by the Borrower and its Subsidiaries pursuant to Section 7.13, so long as (i) no Default or Event of Default shall then exist or would exist after giving effect thereto, (ii) the Borrower shall demonstrate to the reasonable satisfaction of the Administrative Agent (which calculations and information provided to the Administrative Agent shall be made available to the Lenders) that, after giving effect to the acquisition on a pro forma basis, the Borrower is in compliance with each of the financial covenants set forth in Section 7.1 as of the most recently ended fiscal quarter for which financial statements have been delivered hereunder, (iii) the Borrower shall have taken such actions as are required of it under the terms of Section 6.9 with respect to such acquisition and the Target, if it has not merged with any Loan Party, shall have taken such actions as are required of it under the terms of Section 6.9 and (iv) to the extent that such acquisition is, in whole or in part, funded by the proceeds of any Revolving Loans, such
 
 
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acquisition shall not be a “hostile” acquisition and shall have been approved by the board of directors and/or shareholders of the applicable Loan Party and the Target.
 
Permitted Lien”:  any Lien permitted by Section 7.3.
 
 Permitted Refinancing”:  any Indebtedness or Capital Stock issued in exchange for, or for the purpose of applying the net proceeds thereof to extend, refinance, renew, replace, defease or refund other Indebtedness; provided that:
 
(a)  
the principal amount (or accreted value, if applicable) of such Indebtedness does not exceed the principal amount (or accreted value, if applicable) of the Indebtedness so extended, refinanced, renewed, replaced, defeased or refunded (plus all accrued interest thereon and the amount of all fees, expenses and premiums incurred in connection therewith);
 
(b)  
such Indebtedness has a final maturity date later than the final maturity date of, and has a weighted average life to maturity equal to or greater than the weighted average life to maturity of, the Indebtedness being extended, refinanced, renewed, replaced, defeased or refunded; and
 
(c)  
such Indebtedness is incurred by the obligor (or obligors) on the Indebtedness being extended, refinanced, renewed, replaced, defeased or refunded.
 
Person”:  an individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, business trust, joint stock company, trust, unincorporated association, joint venture, Governmental Authority or other entity of whatever nature.
 
Plan”:  at a particular time, any employee benefit plan that is covered by ERISA and in respect of which the Borrower or a Commonly Controlled Entity is (or, if such plan were terminated at such time, would under Section 4069 of ERISA be deemed to be) an “employer” as defined in Section 3(5) of ERISA.
 
Pounds Sterling” and “£:  the lawful money of the United Kingdom.
 
Pricing Grid”:  the table set forth below:
 
 
Level
Specified
Rating
Applicable Margin
Eurocurrency Loans
Applicable Margin
ABR Loans
Level I
> B1 from Moody’s and
> B+ from S&P
2.75%
1.75%
Level II
B1 from Moodys’s and
B+ from S&P
3.00%
 
2.00%
Level III
<B1 from Moody’s and
<B+ from S&P
3.25%
 
2.25%
 
           In the event the Specified Rating assigned by Moody’s is not equivalent to the Specified Rating assigned by S&P, the lower of the two Specified Ratings will determine the Applicable Margin, unless the Specified Ratings are two or more levels apart, in which case the Applicable Margin shall be based on the Level applicable to the rating immediately above the lower of
 
 
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the two Specified Ratings. In the event either Moody’s or S&P shall cease to assign a Specified Rating, then the Applicable Margin shall be based on Level III. Any change in the Applicable Margin determined in accordance with the foregoing table shall become effective on the date of announcement or publication by the Borrower or either rating agency of any change in the Specified Ratings or, in the absence of such announcement or publication, on the effective date of such change in the Specified Ratings.
 
Pro Forma Balance Sheet”:  as defined in Section 4.1(a).
 
Properties”:  the facilities and properties owned, leased or operated by any Group Member.
 
Recourse Vehicle Indebtedness”:  Indebtedness (i) secured by, payable from or representing beneficial interests in Eligible Assets or (ii) that is unsecured, the proceeds of which are used, directly or indirectly, to purchase Eligible Assets, which, in each case, provides for recourse to the Borrower or any Subsidiary (other than a Securitization Entity); provided that Recourse Vehicle Indebtedness shall not include any Indebtedness of the Borrower and Avis Budget Finance in respect of the Senior Unsecured Notes and any Permitted Refinancing thereof.
 
Recovery Event”:  any settlement of or payment in a principal amount greater than $25,000,000 in respect of any property or casualty insurance claim or any condemnation proceeding relating to any asset of any Loan Party.
 
Reference Period”: as defined in the definition of “Consolidated EBITDA”.
 
Refunded Swingline Loans”:  as defined in Section 2.7.
 
Register”:  as defined in Section 10.6(b).
 
Regulated Subsidiary”:  AmeriGuard Retention Group, Inc. or any similar insurance subsidiary (if it becomes a Subsidiary through any Specified Transaction).
 
Regulation S-X”:  Regulation S-X, promulgated pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as such Regulation is in effect on the date hereof.
 
Regulation U”:  Regulation U of the Board as in effect from time to time.
 
Reimbursement Obligation”:  the obligation of the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower to reimburse the Issuing Lender pursuant to Section 3.5 for amounts drawn under Letters of Credit.
 
Reinvestment Deferred Amount”:  with respect to any Reinvestment Event, the aggregate Net Cash Proceeds received by any Loan Party in connection therewith that are not applied to prepay the Original Term Loans or the Tranche A Term Loans, or reduce the Revolving Commitments pursuant to Section 2.11(b) as a result of the delivery of a Reinvestment Notice.
 
Reinvestment Event”:  any Asset Sale or Recovery Event in respect of which the Borrower has delivered a Reinvestment Notice.
 
Reinvestment Notice”:  a written notice executed by a Responsible Officer stating that no Event of Default has occurred and is continuing and that the Borrower (directly or indirectly through a Subsidiary) intends and expects to use all or a specified portion of the Net Cash Proceeds of an Asset Sale or Recovery Event to (a) acquire or repair assets useful in its business or (b) make acquisitions permitted under Section 7.7.
 
 
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Reinvestment Prepayment Amount”:  with respect to any Reinvestment Event, the Reinvestment Deferred Amount relating thereto less any amount expended prior to the relevant Reinvestment Prepayment Date to acquire or repair assets useful in the Borrower’s business or to make acquisitions permitted under Section 7.7.
 
Reinvestment Prepayment Date”:  with respect to any Reinvestment Event, the earlier of (a) the date occurring twelve months after such Reinvestment Event and (b) the date on which the Borrower shall have determined not to, or shall have otherwise ceased to, acquire or repair assets useful in the Borrower’s business with all or any portion of the relevant Reinvestment Deferred Amount.
 
Related Eligible Assets”:  Eligible Assets that secure or are the direct or indirect source of payment for AESOP Indebtedness, Securitization Indebtedness, Recourse Vehicle Indebtedness or Additional Foreign Vehicle Indebtedness.
 
Related Taxes”:  any and all Taxes required to be paid by the Borrower or any Parent other than Taxes directly attributable to (i) the income of any entity other than any Parent, Holdings, the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries, (ii) owning the Capital Stock of any corporation or other entity other than any Parent, Holdings, the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries or (iii) withholding taxes on payments actually made by any Parent other than to any other Parent, Holdings, the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries.
 
Reorganization”:  with respect to any Multiemployer Plan, the condition that such plan is in reorganization within the meaning of Section 4241 of ERISA.
 
Replaced Term Loan”:  as defined in Section 10.1(b).
 
Replacement Term Loan”:  as defined in Section 10.1(b).
 
Reportable Event”:  any of the events set forth in Section 4043(c) of ERISA, other than those events as to which the thirty day notice period is waived under subsections .27, .28, .29, .30, .31, .32, .34 or .35 of PBGC Reg. § 4043.
 
Required Lenders”:  at any time, the holders of more than 50% of the sum of (i) (x) the aggregate unpaid principal amount of the Original Term Loans then outstanding and (y) the aggregate unpaid principal amount of the Tranche A Term Loans then outstanding and (ii) the Total Revolving Commitments then in effect or, if the Revolving Commitments have been terminated, the Total Revolving Extensions of Credit then outstanding.
 
Requirements of Law”:  as to any Person, the Certificate of Incorporation and By-Laws or other organizational or governing documents of such Person, and any law, treaty, rule or regulation or determination of an arbitrator or a court of competent jurisdiction or other Governmental Authority, in each case applicable to and binding upon such Person and any of its property, and to which such Person and any of its property is subject.
 
Responsible Officer”:  the chief executive officer, president, chief accounting officer, chief financial officer, treasurer or assistant treasurer of the Borrower.
 
Restatement Effective Date”:  the date on which the conditions specified in Section 5.1 are satisfied (or waived in accordance with Section 10.1).
 
Restricted Payments”:  as defined in Section 7.6.
 
Revolving Commitment”:  as to any Lender, the obligation of such Lender, if any, to make Revolving Loans and participate in Swingline Loans and Letters of Credit in an aggregate principal and/or face amount not to exceed the amount set forth under the heading “Total Revolving
 
 
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Commitment” opposite such Lender’s name on Schedule 1.1A (as amended, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time) or in the Assignment and Assumption pursuant to which such Lender became a party hereto, as the same may be changed from time to time pursuant to the terms hereof.
 
Revolving Commitment Period”:  the period from and including the Restatement Effective Date to the Revolving Termination Date.
 
Revolving Extensions of Credit”:  as to any Revolving Lender at any time, an amount equal to the sum of (a) the Dollar Equivalent of the aggregate principal amount of all Revolving Loans held by such Lender then outstanding, (b) the Dollar Equivalent of such Lender’s Revolving Percentage of the L/C Obligations then outstanding and (c) such Lender’s Revolving Percentage of the aggregate principal amount of Swingline Loans then outstanding.
 
Revolving Facility”:  as defined in the definition of “Facility”.
 
Revolving Lender”:  each Lender that has a Revolving Commitment or that holds Revolving Loans.
 
Revolving Loans”:  as defined in Section 2.4(a).
 
Revolving Percentage”:  as to any Revolving Lender at any time, the percentage which such Lender’s Revolving Commitment then constitutes of the Total Revolving Commitments or, at any time after the Revolving Commitments shall have expired or terminated, the percentage which the aggregate principal amount of such Lender’s Revolving Loans then outstanding constitutes of the aggregate principal amount of the Revolving Loans then outstanding, provided, that, in the event that the Revolving Loans are paid in full prior to the reduction to zero of the Total Revolving Extensions of Credit, the Revolving Percentages shall be determined in a manner designed to ensure that the other outstanding Revolving Extensions of Credit shall be held by the Revolving Lenders on a comparable basis.
 
Revolving Termination Date”:  the earlier of (a) May 3, 2016 or (b) 91 calendar days prior to the Original Term Loan Maturity Date unless on such date, the principal amount of the Original Term Loans that remain outstanding does not exceed $100,000,000.
 
S&P”:  Standard & Poor’s Ratings Group.
 
SEC”:  the Securities and Exchange Commission, any successor thereto and any analogous Governmental Authority.
 
Securitization Entity”:  any Subsidiary or other Person (a) engaged solely in the business of effecting asset securitization transactions and related activities or (b) whose primary purpose is to hold title or ownership interests in Eligible Assets, it being understood that each Canadian Securitization entity, shall be deemed to be a Securitization Entity.
 
Securitization Indebtedness”:  Indebtedness incurred by or attributable to a Securitization Entity that does not permit or provide for recourse (other than Standard Securitization Undertakings) to the Borrower or any Subsidiary of the Borrower (other than a Securitization Entity or a Foreign Subsidiary organized under the laws of Canada) or any property or asset of the Borrower or any Subsidiary of the Borrower (other than the property or assets of, or any equity interests or other securities issued by, a Securitization Entity or a Foreign Subsidiary organized under the laws of Canada).
 
Security Documents”:  the collective reference to the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement, the Mortgages and all other security documents hereafter delivered to the Administrative
 
 
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Agent granting a Lien on any property of any Person to secure the obligations and liabilities of any Loan Party under any Loan Document.
 
Senior Unsecured Note Indenture”:  the Indenture entered into by the Borrower and Avis Budget Finance in connection with the issuance of the Senior Unsecured Notes, together with all instruments and other agreements entered into by the Borrower, Avis Budget Finance and any other Subsidiary of the Borrower in connection therewith.
 
Senior Unsecured 2019 Note Indenture”: the Indenture dated as of October 15, 2010 entered into by the Borrower and Avis Budget Finance in connection with the issuance of the Senior Unsecured Notes, together with all instruments and other agreements entered into by the Borrower, Avis Budget Finance and any other Subsidiary of the Borrower in connection therewith.
 
Senior Unsecured Notes”:  (i) the 7.625% senior notes of the Borrower and Avis Budget Finance due 2014, (ii) the 7.75% senior notes of the Borrower and Avis Budget Finance due 2016 and (iii) the floating rate senior notes of the Borrower and Avis Budget Finance due 2014 issued pursuant to the Senior Unsecured Note Indenture.
 
Senior Unsecured 2019 Notes”:  the 8.25% senior notes  of the Borrower and Avis Budget Finance due 2019 issued pursuant to the Senior Unsecured 2019 Notes Indenture.
 
Separation Agreement”:  as described on Schedule 1.1D.
 
Significant Subsidiary”:  any Subsidiary that would be a “significant subsidiary” as defined in Article 1, Rule 1-02 of Regulation S-X.
 
Single Employer Plan”:  any Plan that is covered by Title IV of ERISA, but that is not a Multiemployer Plan.
 
Specified Cash Management Agreement”:  any agreement providing for treasury, depositary or cash management services, including in connection with any automated clearing house transfers of funds or any similar transactions between the Borrower or any Guarantor and any Lender or affiliate thereof or any Agent or affiliate thereof, which has been designated by such Lender and the Borrower, by notice to the Administrative Agent not later than 90 days after the execution and delivery by the Borrower or such Guarantor, as a “Specified Cash Management Agreement”.
 
 
Specified Ratings”:  the corporate credit rating assigned by Moody’s and the corporate issuer rating assigned by S&P, in each case, with respect to the Borrower. In the event that either Moody’s or S&P places the Borrower’s corporate credit rating on “Watchlist” for a possible downgrade in the case of Moody’s or the Borrowers’ corporate issuer rating on “CreditWatch” with negative implications in the case of S&P (or, in each case, any successor, replacement or analogous list) the Specified Rating from such rating agency shall be the next lower rating below the then corporate credit rating or the corporate issuer rating, as the case may be, of the Borrower assigned by such rating agency.

Specified Swap Agreement”:  any Swap Agreement entered into by the Borrower or any Guarantor and any counterparty that at the time such Swap Agreement was entered into was an Agent, Lender or affiliate thereof, to hedge or mitigate its risk with respect to interest rates, currency exchange rates or commodity prices, including, without limitation, Swap Agreements entered into by such parties with respect to AESOP Indebtedness, Recourse Vehicle Indebtedness, Securitization Indebtedness or Additional Foreign Vehicle Indebtedness.
 
Specified Transaction”:  the DTA Acquisition, the Avis Europe Acquisition and any Permitted Acquisition.

 
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 “Standard Securitization Undertakings”:  representations, warranties (and any related repurchase obligations), servicer obligations, guarantees, covenants and indemnities entered into by the Borrower or any Subsidiary of the Borrower of a type that are reasonably customary in securitizations.
 
Subsidiary”:  (a) with respect to any Person, any corporation, association, joint venture, partnership, limited liability company or other business entity (whether now existing or hereafter organized) of which at least a majority of the voting stock or other ownership interests having ordinary voting power for the election of directors (or the equivalent) is, at the time as of which any determination is being made, owned or controlled by such Person or one or more subsidiaries of such Person or by such Person and one or more subsidiaries of such Person or (b) any partnership where more than 50% of the general partners of such partnership are owned or controlled, directly or indirectly, by (i) such Person and/or (ii) one or more Subsidiaries of such Person.  Unless otherwise qualified, all references to a “Subsidiary” or to “Subsidiaries” in this Agreement shall refer to a Subsidiary or Subsidiaries of the Borrower; provided, that, at Borrower’s election, any Person in which an investment is made pursuant to Section 7.7(p) shall, so long as such investment is maintained in reliance on such Section, not be a “Subsidiary” of the Borrower for any purpose of this Agreement (other than Section 6.1) (each such Person referred to in this proviso being an “Excluded Person”); provided, further, that Borrower may elect to designate any Excluded Person as a “Subsidiary” at any time, upon which such Excluded Person shall be a “Subsidiary” for all purposes of this Agreement and be required to comply with all requirements applicable to such Subsidiary herein.
 
Subsidiary Borrower”:  any Subsidiary of the Borrower that becomes a party hereto pursuant to Section 10.1(c)(i) until such time as such Subsidiary Borrower is removed as a party hereto pursuant to Section 10.1(c)(ii).
 
Subsidiary Guarantor”:  each Subsidiary of the Borrower other than any Foreign Subsidiary, Excluded Subsidiary or Securitization Entity.
 
Swap Agreement”:  any agreement with respect to any swap, forward, future or derivative transaction or option or similar agreement involving, or settled by reference to, one or more rates, currencies, commodities, equity or debt instruments or securities, or economic, financial or pricing indices or measures of economic, financial or pricing risk or value or any similar transaction or any combination of these transactions; provided that no phantom stock or similar plan providing for payments only on account of services provided by current or former directors, officers, employees or consultants of the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries shall be a “Swap Agreement”.
 
Swingline Commitment”:  the obligation of the Swingline Lender to make Swingline Loans pursuant to Section 2.6 in an aggregate principal amount at any one time outstanding not to exceed $50,000,000.
 
Swingline Lender”:  JPMorgan Chase Bank, in its capacity as the lender of Swingline Loans.
 
Swingline Loans”:  as defined in Section 2.6.
 
Swingline Participation Amount”:  as defined in Section 2.7.
 
Syndication Agent”:  as defined in the preamble hereto.
 
Target”: as defined in the definition of “Permitted Acquisition”.
 
Tax Sharing Agreement”:  as described on Schedule 1.1E.
 
Taxes” means any taxes, charges or assessments, including but not limited to income, sales, use, transfer, rental, ad valorem, value-added, stamp, property consumption, franchise, license,
 
 
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capital, net worth, gross receipts, excise, occupancy, intangibles or similar tax, charges or assessments, and including any interest, additions to tax or penalties applicable thereto.
 
Term Commitment”:  as to any Term Lender, the obligation of such Term Lender, if any, to make a Term Loan to the Borrower in a principal amount not to exceed the amount set forth on its signature page to the Second Amendment dated as of March 10, 2010 to the Original Credit Agreement).
 
Term Facility”:  as defined in the definition of “Facility”.
 
 “Term Lender”:  each Extending Term Loan Lender (as defined in the Existing Credit Agreement).
 
Term Loans”:  as defined in Section 2.1.
 
Term Loan Maturity Date”:  earlier of (a) April 19, 2014 or (b) 91 calendar days prior to the maturity of the Senior Unsecured Notes due May 15, 2014, if such Senior Unsecured Notes have not been repaid or refinanced by such date.
 
Term Percentage”:  as to any Term Lender at any time, the percentage which the aggregate principal amount of such Lender’s Term Loans then outstanding constitutes of the aggregate principal amount of the Term Loans then outstanding.
 
“Term Lenders”:    the collective reference to the Original Term Lenders and the Tranche A Term Lenders.
 
“Term Loans”:  the collective reference to the Original Term Loans and the Tranche A Term Loans.
 
 “Total Revolving Commitments”:  at any time, the aggregate amount of the Revolving Commitments then in effect.
 
Total Revolving Extensions of Credit”:  at any time, the aggregate amount of the Revolving Extensions of Credit of the Revolving Lenders outstanding at such time.
 
“Tranche A Term Commitment”: as to any Lender, the obligation of  such Lender, if any, to make a Tranche A Term Loan to the Borrower on the Incremental Facilities Closing Date in a principal amount not to exceed the amount set forth under the heading “Tranche A Term Commitment” opposite such Lender’s name on Schedule 1.1A.  The original aggregate amount of the Tranche A Term Commitments is $20,000,000.
 
“Tranche A Term Facility”: as defined in the definition of “Facility”.
 
“Tranche A Term Lender”: each Lender that has a Tranche A Term Commitment or holds a Tranche A Term Loan.
 
“Tranche A Term Loan”: a Loan made pursuant to a Tranche A Term Commitment.
 
“Tranche A Term Percentage”:  as to any Tranche A Term Lender at any time, the percentage which the aggregate principal amount of such Lender’s Tranche A Term Loans then outstanding constitutes of the aggregate principal amount of the Tranche A Term Loans then outstanding.
 
Transferee”:  any Assignee or Participant.
 
Type”:  as to any Loan, its nature as an ABR Loan or a Eurocurrency Loan.
 
 
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United States”:  the United States of America.
 
Wholly Owned Subsidiary”:  as to any Person, any other Person all of the Capital Stock of which (other than directors’ qualifying shares required by law) is owned by such Person directly and/or through other Wholly Owned Subsidiaries.
 
Withholding Agent”: any Loan Party and the Administrative Agent.
 
WTH Funding LP”:  WTH Funding Limited Partnership, an Ontario limited partnership, and any successor special purpose entity formed for the purpose of engaging in vehicle financings in Canada.
 
1.2            Other Definitional Provisions
 
 (a) Unless otherwise specified therein, all terms defined in this Agreement shall have the defined meanings when used in the other Loan Documents or any certificate or other document made or delivered pursuant hereto or thereto.
 
(b) As used herein and in the other Loan Documents, and any certificate or other document made or delivered pursuant hereto or thereto, all terms of an accounting or financial nature relating to any Group Member not defined in Section 1.1 and accounting terms partly defined in Section 1.1, to the extent not defined, shall have the respective meanings given to them under GAAP, as in effect from time to time; provided that, notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, all accounting or financial terms used herein shall be construed, and all financial computations pursuant hereto shall be made, without giving effect to any election under Statement of Financial Accounting Standards 159 (or any other Financial Accounting Standard having a similar effect) to value any Indebtedness or other liabilities of any Group Member at “fair value”, as defined therein; provided, further, that if the Borrower notifies the Administrative Agent that the Borrower requests an amendment to any provision hereof to eliminate the effect of any change occurring after the date hereof in GAAP or in the application thereof on the operation of such provision (or if the Administrative Agent notifies the Borrower that the Required Lenders request an amendment to any provision hereof for such purpose), regardless of whether any such notice is given before or after the change in GAAP or in the application thereof, then such provision shall be interpreted on the basis of GAAP as in effect and applied immediately before such change shall have become effective until such notice shall have been withdrawn or such provision amended in accordance herewith.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, any obligations of a Person under a lease (whether existing now or entered into in the future) that is not (or would not be) required to be classified and accounted for as a capital lease on a balance sheet of such Person under GAAP as in effect on the Restatement Effective Date shall not be treated as capital lease solely as a result (x) the adoption of changes in or (y) changes in the application of GAAP after the Restatement Effective Date.
 
(c) As used herein and in the other Loan Documents, and any certificate or other document made or delivered pursuant hereto or thereto, (i) the words “include”, “includes” and “including” shall be deemed to be followed by the phrase “without limitation”, (ii) the word “incur” shall be construed to mean incur, create, issue, assume, become liable in respect of or suffer to exist (and the words “incurred” and “incurrence” shall have correlative meanings), (iii) the words “asset” and “property” shall be construed to have the same meaning and effect and to refer to any and all tangible and intangible assets and properties, including cash, Capital Stock, securities, revenues, accounts, leasehold interests and contract rights, and (iv) references to agreements or other Contractual Obligations shall, unless otherwise specified, be deemed to refer to such agreements or Contractual Obligations as amended, supplemented, restated or otherwise modified from time to time.
 
(d) The words “hereof”, “herein” and “hereunder” and words of similar import, when used in this Agreement, shall refer to this Agreement as a whole and not to any particular provision of this Agreement, and Section, Schedule and Exhibit references are to this Agreement unless otherwise specified.
 
 
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(e) The meanings given to terms defined herein shall be equally applicable to both the singular and plural forms of such terms.
 

SECTION 2.                      AMOUNT AND TERMS OF COMMITMENTS
2.1            Term Commitments.  Subject to the terms and conditions hereof, (a) each Original Term Lender severally agrees to make a term loan (a “Original Term Loan”) in Dollars to the Borrower on the Closing Date in an amount not to exceed the amount of the Term Commitment of such Lender and (b) each Tranche A Term Lender severally agrees to make a term loan (a “Tranche A Term Loan”) in Dollars to the Borrower on the Incremental Facilities Closing Date in an amount not to exceed the amount of the Tranche A Term Commitment of such Lender.  The Original Term Loans and the Tranche A Term Loans may from time to time be Eurocurrency Loans or ABR Loans, as determined by the Borrower and notified to the Administrative Agent in accordance with Sections 2.2 and 2.12.
 
2.2            Procedure for Term Loan Borrowing.  (a)   The Borrower shall give the Administrative Agent irrevocable notice (which notice must be received by the Administrative Agent prior to (ai) 12:00 Noon, New York City time, three Business Days prior to the anticipated Closing Date, in the case of Eurocurrency Loans, or (bii) 10:00 A.M., New York City time, on the day of the anticipated Closing Date, in the case of ABR Loans) requesting that the Original Term Lenders make the Original Term Loans on the Closing Date and specifying the amount to be borrowed.  Upon receipt of such notice the Administrative Agent shall promptly notify each Original Term Lender thereof.  Not later than 12:00 Noon, New York City time, on the Closing Date, each Original Term Lender shall make available to the Administrative Agent at the Funding Office an amount in immediately available funds equal to the Original Term Loan or Original Term Loans to be made by such Lender.  The Administrative Agent shall credit the account of the Borrower on the books of such office of the Administrative Agent with the aggregate of the amounts made available to the Administrative Agent by the Original Term Lenders in immediately available funds.
 
(b)   The Borrower shall give the Administrative Agent irrevocable notice (which notice must be received by the Administrative Agent prior to (i)12:00 Noon, New York City time, three Business Days prior to the anticipated Incremental Facilities Closing Date, in the case of Eurocurrency Loans, or (ii) 10:00 A.M., New York City time, on the day of the anticipated Incremental Facilities Closing Date, in the case of ABR Loans) requesting that the Tranche A Term Lenders make the Tranche A Term Loans on the Incremental Facilities Closing Date and specifying the amount to be borrowed.  Upon receipt of such notice the Administrative Agent shall promptly notify each Tranche A Term Lender thereof.  Subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the Incremental Facilities Agreement, not later than 12:00 Noon, New York City time, on the Incremental Facilities Closing Date, each Tranche A Term Lender shall make available to the Administrative Agent at the Funding Office an amount in immediately available funds equal to the Tranche A Term Loan or Tranche A Term Loans to be made by such Lender.  The Administrative Agent shall credit the account of the Borrower on the books of such office of the Administrative Agent with the aggregate of the amounts made available to the Administrative Agent by the Tranche A Term Lenders in immediately available funds.
 
2.3            Repayment of Term Loans.(a) The Original Term Loans shall be repayable on each date set forth below in an amount equal to such Original Term Loan Lender’s Original Term Percentage multiplied by the amount set forth below opposite such date, subject to reduction pursuant to Section 2.17(b):

Installment
Principal Amount
April 30, 2010
$769,012.15
July 30, 2010
$769,012.15
October 31, 2010
$769,012.15
January 31, 2011
$769,012.15
 
 
 
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April 29, 2011
$769,012.15
July 29, 2011
$769,012.15
October 31, 2011
$769,012.15
January 31, 2012
$769,012.15
April 30, 2012
$769,012.15
July 31, 2012
$769,012.15
October 31, 2012
$769,012.15
January 31, 2013
$769,012.15
April 30, 2013
$769,012.15
July 31, 2013
$769,012.15
October 31, 2013
$769,012.15
January 31, 2014
$769,012.15
Original Term Loan Maturity Date
$260,475,400.97

(b) The Tranche A Term Loans shall be repayable on each date set forth below in an amount equal to such Tranche A Term Loan Lender’s Tranche A Term Percentage multiplied by the amount set forth below opposite such date, subject to reduction pursuant to Section 2.17(b):

Installment
Principal Amount
January 31, 2012
$175,000
April 30, 2012
$175,000
July 31, 2012
$175,000
October 31, 2012
$175,000
January 31, 2013
$375,000
April 30, 2013
$375,000
July 31, 2013
$375,000
October 31, 2013
$375,000
January 31, 2014
$500,000
April 30, 2014
$500,000
July 31, 2014
$500,000
October 31, 2014
$500,000
January 31, 2015
$625,000
April 30, 2015
$625,000
July 31, 2015
$625,000
October 31, 2015
$625,000
January 31, 2016
$3,325,000
April 30, 2016
$3,325,000
Revolving Termination Date
$6,650,000


2.4            Revolving Commitments.(a) Subject to the terms and conditions hereof, each Revolving Lender severally agrees to make revolving credit loans (“Revolving Loans”) in Dollars and in any Optional Currency to the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower from time to time during the Revolving Commitment Period in an aggregate principal amount at any one time outstanding which, when added to such Lender’s Revolving Percentage of the sum of the Dollar Equivalent of (i) the L/C Obligations then outstanding and (ii) the aggregate principal amount of the Swingline Loans then outstanding, does not exceed the amount of such Lender’s Revolving Commitment.  During the Revolving Commitment Period the Borrower and any Subsidiary Borrower may use the Revolving Commitments by borrowing, prepaying the Revolving Loans in whole or in part, and reborrowing, all in accordance with the terms and conditions hereof.  The Revolving Loans may from time to time be Eurocurrency Loans or ABR Loans, as determined by the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower and notified to the Administrative Agent in accordance with Sections 2.5 and 2.12.  ABR Loans shall be denominated only in Dollars.
 
 
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(b) The Borrower and any relevant Subsidiary Borrower shall repay all outstanding Revolving Loans on the Revolving Termination Date.
 
2.5            Procedure for Revolving Loan Borrowing.   The Borrower and any Subsidiary Borrower may borrow under the Revolving Commitments during the Revolving Commitment Period on any Business Day, provided that the Borrower or the relevant Subsidiary Borrower shall give the Administrative Agent irrevocable notice (which notice must be received by the Administrative Agent prior to (a) 12:00 Noon, New York City time, three Business Days prior to the requested Borrowing Date, in the case of Eurocurrency Loans, or (b) 12:00 Noon, New York City Time, on the date of the proposed borrowing, in the case of ABR Loans) (provided that any such notice of a borrowing of ABR Loans under the Revolving Facility to finance payments required by Section 3.5 may be given not later than 12:00 Noon, New York City time, on the date of the proposed borrowing), specifying (i) the amount and Type of Revolving Loans to be borrowed, (ii) the requested Borrowing Date and (iii) in the case of Eurocurrency Loans, the respective amounts of each such Type of Loan, the Currency with respect thereto and the respective lengths of the initial Interest Period therefor.  If no election as to the Type of a Revolving Loan is specified in any such notice, then the requested borrowing shall be an ABR Loan.  If no Currency with respect to any Eurocurrency Loans is specified in any such notice, then the Borrower or the relevant Subsidiary Borrower shall be deemed to have requested a borrowing in Dollars.  If no Interest Period with respect to any Eurocurrency Loan is specified in any such notice, then the Borrower or the relevant Subsidiary Borrower shall be deemed to have selected an Interest Period of one month’s duration.  Each borrowing under the Revolving Commitments shall be in an amount equal to (x) in the case of ABR Loans, $1,000,000 or a whole multiple thereof (or, if the then aggregate Available Revolving Commitments are less than $1,000,000, such lesser amount) and (y) in the case of Eurocurrency Loans, $5,000,000 or a whole multiple of $1,000,000 in excess thereof; provided, that the Swingline Lender may request, on behalf of the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower, borrowings under the Revolving Commitments that are ABR Loans in other amounts pursuant to Section 2.7.  Upon receipt of any such notice from the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower, the Administrative Agent shall promptly notify each Revolving Lender thereof.  Each Revolving Lender will make the amount of its pro rata share of each borrowing available to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Borrower or the relevant Subsidiary Borrower at the Funding Office prior to 2:00 P.M., New York City time, on the Borrowing Date requested by the Borrower in funds immediately available to the Administrative Agent.  Such borrowing will then be made available to the Borrower or the relevant Subsidiary Borrower by the Administrative Agent crediting the account of the Borrower or the relevant Subsidiary Borrower on the books of such office or such other account as the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower may specify to the Administrative Agent in writing with the aggregate of the amounts made available to the Administrative Agent by the Revolving Lenders and in like funds as received by the Administrative Agent.
 
2.6            Swingline Commitment.  (a) Subject to the terms and conditions hereof, the Swingline Lender agrees to make a portion of the credit otherwise available to the Borrower and any Subsidiary Borrower under the Revolving Commitments from time to time during the Revolving Commitment Period by making swing line loans (“Swingline Loans”) in Dollars to the Borrower and any Subsidiary Borrower; provided that (i) the aggregate principal amount of Swingline Loans outstanding at any time shall not exceed the Swingline Commitment then in effect (notwithstanding that the Swingline Loans outstanding at any time, when aggregated with the Swingline Lender’s other outstanding Revolving Loans, may exceed the Swingline Commitment then in effect) and (ii) the Borrower or the relevant Subsidiary Borrower shall not request, and the Swingline Lender shall not make, any Swingline Loan if, after giving effect to the making of such Swingline Loan, the aggregate amount of the Available Revolving Commitments would be less than zero.  During the Revolving Commitment Period, the Borrower and any Subsidiary Borrower may use the Swingline Commitment by borrowing, repaying and reborrowing, all in accordance with the terms and conditions hereof.  Swingline Loans shall be ABR Loans only.
 
(b) The Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower shall repay to the Swingline Lender the then unpaid principal amount of each Swingline Loan on the earlier of the Revolving
 
 
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Termination Date and the first date after such Swingline Loan is made that is the 15th or last day of a calendar month and is at least two Business Days after such Swingline Loan is made; provided that on each date that a Revolving Loan is borrowed, the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower shall repay all Swingline Loans then outstanding.
 
2.7            Procedure for Swingline Borrowing; Refunding of Swingline Loans.  (a) Whenever the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower desires that the Swingline Lender make Swingline Loans it shall give the Swingline Lender irrevocable telephonic notice confirmed promptly in writing (which telephonic notice must be received by the Swingline Lender not later than 1:00 P.M., New York City time, on the proposed Borrowing Date), specifying (i) the amount to be borrowed and (ii) the requested Borrowing Date (which shall be a Business Day during the Revolving Commitment Period).  Each borrowing under the Swingline Commitment shall be in an amount equal to $500,000 or a whole multiple of $100,000 in excess thereof.  Not later than 3:00 P.M., New York City time, on the Borrowing Date specified in a notice in respect of Swingline Loans, the Swingline Lender shall make available to the Administrative Agent at the Funding Office an amount in immediately available funds equal to the amount of the Swingline Loan to be made by the Swingline Lender.  The Administrative Agent shall make the proceeds of such Swingline Loan available to the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower on such Borrowing Date by depositing such proceeds in the account of the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower with the Administrative Agent or such other account as the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower may specify to the Administrative Agent in writing on such Borrowing Date in immediately available funds.
 
(b) The Swingline Lender, at any time and from time to time in its sole and absolute discretion may, on behalf of the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower (each of which hereby irrevocably directs the Swingline Lender to act on its behalf), on one Business Day’s notice given by the Swingline Lender no later than 12:00 Noon, New York City time, request each Revolving Lender to make, and each Revolving Lender hereby agrees to make, a Revolving Loan, in an amount equal to such Revolving Lender’s Revolving Percentage of the aggregate amount of the Swingline Loans (the “Refunded Swingline Loans”) outstanding on the date of such notice, to repay the Swingline Lender.  Each Revolving Lender shall make the amount of such Revolving Loan available to the Administrative Agent at the Funding Office in immediately available funds, not later than 10:00 A.M., New York City time, one Business Day after the date of such notice.  The proceeds of such Revolving Loans shall be immediately made available by the Administrative Agent to the Swingline Lender for application by the Swingline Lender to the repayment of the Refunded Swingline Loans.  The Borrower and relevant Subsidiary Borrower irrevocably authorize the Swingline Lender to charge the Borrower’s and relevant Subsidiary Borrower’s accounts with the Administrative Agent (up to the amount available in each such account) in order to immediately pay the amount of such Refunded Swingline Loans to the extent amounts received from the Revolving Lenders are not sufficient to repay in full such Refunded Swingline Loans.
 
(c) If prior to the time a Revolving Loan would have otherwise been made pursuant to Section 2.7(b), one of the events described in Section 8(f) shall have occurred and be continuing with respect to the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower or if for any other reason, as determined by the Swingline Lender in its sole discretion, Revolving Loans may not be made as contemplated by Section 2.7(b), each Revolving Lender shall, on the date such Revolving Loan was to have been made pursuant to the notice referred to in Section 2.7(b), purchase for cash an undivided participating interest in the then outstanding Swingline Loans by paying to the Swingline Lender an amount (the “Swingline Participation Amount”) equal to (i) such Revolving Lender’s Revolving Percentage times (ii) the sum of the aggregate principal amount of Swingline Loans then outstanding that were to have been repaid with such Revolving Loans.
 
(d) Whenever, at any time after the Swingline Lender has received from any Revolving Lender such Lender’s Swingline Participation Amount, the Swingline Lender receives any payment on account of the Swingline Loans, the Swingline Lender will distribute to such Lender its Swingline Participation Amount (appropriately adjusted, in the case of interest payments, to reflect the
 
 
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period of time during which such Lender’s participating interest was outstanding and funded and, in the case of principal and interest payments, to reflect such Lender’s pro rata portion of such payment if such payment is not sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on all Swingline Loans then due); provided, however, that in the event that such payment received by the Swingline Lender is required to be returned, such Revolving Lender will return to the Swingline Lender any portion thereof previously distributed to it by the Swingline Lender.
 
(e) Each Revolving Lender’s obligation to make the Loans referred to in Section 2.7(b) and to purchase participating interests pursuant to Section 2.7(c) shall be absolute and unconditional and shall not be affected by any circumstance, including (i) any setoff, counterclaim, recoupment, defense or other right that such Revolving Lender or the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower may have against the Swingline Lender, the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower or any other Person for any reason whatsoever, (ii) the occurrence or continuance of a Default or an Event of Default or the failure to satisfy any of the other conditions specified in Section 5, (iii) any adverse change in the condition (financial or otherwise) of the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower, (iv) any breach of this Agreement or any other Loan Document by the Borrower, any Subsidiary Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Revolving Lender or (v) any other circumstance, happening or event whatsoever, whether or not similar to any of the foregoing.
 
2.8            Commitment Fees, etc.  (a) The Borrower agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Revolving Lender a commitment fee for the period from and including the date hereof to the last day of the Revolving Commitment Period, computed at the Commitment Fee Rate on the average daily amount of the Available Revolving Commitment of such Lender during the period for which payment is made, payable quarterly in arrears on each Fee Payment Date, commencing on the first such date to occur after the date hereof.
 
(b) The Borrower agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent the fees in the amounts and on the dates as set forth in any fee agreements with the Administrative Agent and to perform any other obligations contained therein.
 
2.9            Termination or Reduction of Revolving Commitments.  The Borrower shall have the right, upon not less than three Business Days’ notice to the Administrative Agent, to terminate the Revolving Commitments or, from time to time, to reduce the amount of the Revolving Commitments; provided that no such termination or reduction of Revolving Commitments shall be permitted if, after giving effect thereto and to any prepayments of the Revolving Loans and Swingline Loans made on the effective date thereof, the Total Revolving Extensions of Credit would exceed the Total Revolving Commitments.  Any such reduction shall be in an amount equal to $1,000,000, or a whole multiple thereof, and shall reduce permanently the Revolving Commitments then in effect.  Each notice delivered by the Borrower pursuant to this Section 2.9 shall be irrevocable; provided, that a notice to terminate the Revolving Commitments delivered by the Borrower may state that such notice is conditioned upon the effectiveness of other credit facilities or a Change in Control, in either case, which 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.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, the revocation of a termination notice shall not affect the Borrower’s obligation to indemnify any Lender in accordance with Section 2.20 for any loss or expense sustained or incurred as a consequence thereof.
 
2.10            Optional Prepayments.   The Borrower and any relevant Subsidiary Borrower may at any time and from time to time prepay the Loans, in whole or in part, without premium or penalty, upon irrevocable notice (except as otherwise provided below) delivered to the Administrative Agent no later than 12:00 Noon, New York City time, three Business Days prior thereto, in the case of Eurocurrency Loans, and no later than 12:00 Noon, New York City time, on the day of such prepayment, in the case of ABR Loans, which notice shall specify the date and amount of prepayment and whether the prepayment is of Eurocurrency Loans or ABR Loans; provided, that if a Eurocurrency Loan is prepaid on any day other than the last day of the Interest Period applicable thereto, the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower shall also pay any amounts owing pursuant to Section 2.20; provided,
 
 
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further, that such notice to prepay the Loans delivered by the Borrower may state that such notice is conditioned upon the effectiveness of other credit facilities or a Change in Control, in either case, which such notice may be revoked by the Borrower (by further notice to the Administrative Agent on or prior to the specified effective date) if such condition is not satisfied.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, the revocation of a termination notice shall not affect the Borrower’s obligation to indemnify any Lender in accordance with Section 2.20 for any loss or expense sustained or incurred as a consequence thereof.  Upon receipt of any such notice the Administrative Agent shall promptly notify each relevant Lender thereof.  If any such notice is given, the amount specified in such notice shall be due and payable on the date specified therein, together with (except in the case of Revolving Loans that are ABR Loans and Swingline Loans) accrued interest to such date on the amount prepaid.  Partial prepayments of Term Loans and Revolving Loans shall be in an aggregate principal amount of $1,000,000 or a whole multiple thereof.  Partial prepayments of Swingline Loans shall be in an aggregate principal amount of $100,000 or a whole multiple thereof.
 
2.11            Mandatory Prepayments(a) If any Indebtedness shall be issued or incurred by any Group Member (excluding any Indebtedness incurred in accordance with Section 7.2), an amount equal to 100% of the Net Cash Proceeds thereof shall be applied on the date of such issuance or incurrence, or in the event such Net Cash Proceeds are received after 12:00 Noon, New York City time, on the next Business Day, toward the prepayment of the Term Loans as set forth in Section 2.11(c).
 
(b) If on any date any Loan Party shall receive Net Cash Proceeds from any Asset Sale or Recovery Event then, unless a Reinvestment Notice shall be delivered in respect thereof, 100% of such Net Cash Proceeds or, in the case of any Disposition permitted by Section 7.5(f), 100% of such Net Cash Proceeds, shall be applied within three Business Days toward the prepayment of the Term Loans as set forth in Section 2.11(c); provided that on each Reinvestment Prepayment Date, an amount equal to the Reinvestment Prepayment Amount with respect to the relevant Reinvestment Event shall be applied toward the prepayment of the Term Loans as set forth in Section 2.11(c).
 
(c) Amounts to be applied in connection with prepayments of the outstanding Term Loans pursuant to this Section 2.11 shall be applied, first, to ABR Loans and, second, to Eurocurrency Loans and, in each case, in accordance with Section 2.17(b).  Each prepayment of the Term Loans under this Section 2.11 shall be accompanied by accrued interest to the date of such prepayment on the amount prepaid.  If no Term Loans are outstanding, such remaining amounts shall be retained by the relevant Group Member.
 
2.12            Conversion and Continuation Options.  (a)   The Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower may elect from time to time to convert Eurocurrency Loans to ABR Loans by giving the Administrative Agent prior irrevocable notice of such election no later than 11:00 A.M., New York City time, on the Business Day preceding the proposed conversion date, provided that any such conversion of Eurocurrency Loans may only be made on the last day of an Interest Period with respect thereto.  The Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower may elect from time to time to convert ABR Loans to Eurocurrency Loans by giving the Administrative Agent prior irrevocable notice of such election no later than 12:00 Noon, New York City time, on the third Business Day preceding the proposed conversion date (which notice shall specify the length of the initial Interest Period therefor), provided that no ABR Loan under a particular Facility may be converted into a Eurocurrency Loan when any Event of Default has occurred and is continuing and the Administrative Agent or the Majority Facility Lenders in respect of such Facility have determined in its or their sole discretion not to permit such conversions.  Upon receipt of any such notice the Administrative Agent shall promptly notify each relevant Lender thereof.
 
(b) Any Eurocurrency Loan may be continued as such upon the expiration of the then current Interest Period with respect thereto by the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower giving irrevocable notice to the Administrative Agent, in accordance with the applicable provisions of the term “Interest Period” set forth in Section 1.1, of the length of the next Interest Period to be applicable to such Loans, provided that no Eurocurrency Loan under a particular Facility may be continued as such when
 
 
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any Event of Default has occurred and is continuing and the Administrative Agent has or the Majority Facility Lenders in respect of such Facility have determined in its or their sole discretion not to permit such continuations (and the Administrative Agent shall notify the Borrower within a reasonable amount of time of any such determination), and provided, further, that if the Borrower or such Subsidiary Borrower shall fail to give any required notice as described above in this paragraph such Loans shall be automatically continued as Eurocurrency Loans having an Interest Period of one month in duration or if such continuation is not permitted pursuant to the preceding proviso such Loans shall be automatically converted to ABR Loans on the last day of such then expiring Interest Period.  Upon receipt of any such notice the Administrative Agent shall promptly notify each relevant Lender thereof.
 
2.13            Limitations on Eurocurrency Tranches.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement, all borrowings, conversions and continuations of Eurocurrency Loans and all selections of Interest Periods shall be in such amounts and be made pursuant to such elections so that, (a) after giving effect thereto, the aggregate principal amount of the Eurocurrency Loans comprising each Eurocurrency Tranche shall be equal to $5,000,000 or a whole multiple of $1,000,000 in excess thereof and (b) no more than ten Eurocurrency Tranches shall be outstanding at any one time.
 
2.14            Interest Rates and Payment Dates.  (a)   Each Eurocurrency Loan shall bear interest for each day during each Interest Period with respect thereto at a rate per annum equal to the Eurocurrency Rate determined for such day plus the Applicable Margin.
 
(b) Each ABR Loan shall bear interest at a rate per annum equal to the ABR plus the Applicable Margin.
 
(c) (i) If all or a portion of the principal amount of any Loan or Reimbursement Obligation shall not be paid when due (whether at the stated maturity, by acceleration or otherwise), such overdue amount shall bear interest at a rate per annum equal to (x) in the case of the Loans, the rate that would otherwise be applicable thereto pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this Section plus 2% or (y) in the case of Reimbursement Obligations, the rate applicable to ABR Loans under the Revolving Facility plus 2%, and (ii) if all or a portion of any interest payable on any Loan or Reimbursement Obligation or any commitment fee or other amount payable hereunder shall not be paid when due (whether at the stated maturity, by acceleration or otherwise), such overdue amount shall bear interest at a rate per annum equal to the rate then applicable to ABR Loans under the relevant Facility plus 2% (or, in the case of any such other amounts that do not relate to a particular Facility, the rate then applicable to ABR Loans under the Revolving Facility plus 2%), in each case, with respect to clauses (i) and (ii) above, from the date of such non-payment until such amount is paid in full (as well after as before judgment).
 
(d) Interest shall be payable in arrears on each Interest Payment Date, provided that interest accruing pursuant to paragraph (c) of this Section shall be payable from time to time on demand.
 
2.15            Computation of Interest and Fees.  (a)   Interest and fees payable pursuant hereto shall be calculated on the basis of a 360-day year for the actual days elapsed, except that, with respect to ABR Loans the rate of interest on which is calculated on the basis of the Prime Rate, the interest thereon shall be calculated on the basis of a 365- (or 366-, as the case may be) day year for the actual days elapsed.  The Administrative Agent shall as soon as practicable notify the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower and the relevant Lenders of each determination of a Eurocurrency Rate.  Any change in the interest rate on a Loan resulting from a change in the ABR or the Eurocurrency Reserve Requirements shall become effective as of the opening of business on the day on which such change becomes effective.  The Administrative Agent shall as soon as practicable notify the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower and the relevant Lenders of the effective date and the amount of each such change in interest rate.
 
(b) Each determination of an interest rate by the Administrative Agent pursuant to any provision of this Agreement shall be conclusive and binding on the Borrower, any Subsidiary Borrower
 
 
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and the Lenders in the absence of manifest error.  The Administrative Agent shall, at the request of the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower, deliver to the Borrower or such Subsidiary Borrower a statement showing the quotations used by the Administrative Agent in determining any interest rate pursuant to Section 2.14(a).
 
2.16            Inability to Determine Interest Rate.  If prior to the first day of any Interest Period:
 
(a) the Administrative Agent shall have determined (which determination shall be conclusive and binding upon the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower) that, by reason of circumstances affecting the relevant market, adequate and reasonable means do not exist for ascertaining the Eurocurrency Rate for such Interest Period, or
 
(b)  the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from the Majority Facility Lenders in respect of the relevant Facility that the Eurocurrency Rate determined or to be determined for such Interest Period will not adequately and fairly reflect the cost to such Lenders (as conclusively certified by such Lenders) of making or maintaining their affected Loans during such Interest Period,
 
the Administrative Agent shall give telecopy or telephonic notice thereof to the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower and the relevant Lenders as soon as practicable thereafter.  If such notice is given (w) any Eurocurrency Loans under the relevant Facility requested to be made on the first day of such Interest Period shall be made as ABR Loans, (x) any Loans under the relevant Facility that were to have been converted on the first day of such Interest Period to Eurocurrency Loans shall be continued as ABR Loans and (y) any outstanding Eurocurrency Loans under the relevant Facility shall be converted, on the last day of the then-current Interest Period, to ABR Loans. Until such notice has been withdrawn by the Administrative Agent, no further Eurocurrency Loans under the relevant Facility shall be made or continued as such, nor shall the Borrower nor any Subsidiary Borrower have the right to convert Loans under the relevant Facility to Eurocurrency Loans.
 
2.17            Pro Rata Treatment and Payments.  (a)   Each borrowing of Revolving Loans by the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower from the Lenders hereunder, each payment by the Borrower on account of any commitment fee and any reduction of the Commitments of the Lenders shall be made pro rata according to the respective Revolving Percentages of the relevant Lenders.
 
(b) Each payment (including each prepayment) by the Borrower on account of principal of and interest on the Term Loans shall be made pro rata according to the respective outstanding principal amounts of the Term Loans then held by the Term Lenders; provided that at the option of the Borrower, all or a portion of any optional prepayments of the Term Loans made in accordance with Section 2.10 may be applied to repay the Term Loans.  The amount of each principal prepayment of the Term Loans shall be applied to reduce the then remaining installments of the Original Term Loans and Tranche A Term Loans as directed by the Borrower.  Amounts prepaid on account of the Term Loans may not be reborrowed.
 
(c) Each payment (including each prepayment) by the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower on account of principal of and interest on the Revolving Loans shall be made pro rata according to the respective outstanding principal amounts of the Revolving Loans then held by the Revolving Lenders.
 
(d) All payments (including prepayments) to be made by the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower hereunder, whether on account of principal, interest, fees or otherwise, shall be made without setoff or counterclaim and shall be made prior to 1:00 P.M., New York City time, on the due date thereof to the Administrative Agent, for the account of the Lenders, at the Funding Office, in Dollars or in any other applicable currency and in immediately available funds.  The Administrative Agent shall distribute such payments to the Lenders promptly upon receipt in like funds as received.  If any payment hereunder (other than payments on the Eurocurrency Loans) becomes due and payable on
 
 
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a day other than a Business Day, such payment shall be extended to the next succeeding Business Day.  If any payment on a Eurocurrency Loan becomes due and payable on a day other than a Business Day, the maturity thereof shall be extended to the next succeeding Business Day unless the result of such extension would be to extend such payment into another calendar month, in which event such payment shall be made on the immediately preceding Business Day.  In the case of any extension of any payment of principal pursuant to the preceding two sentences, interest thereon shall be payable at the then applicable rate during such extension. Any obligation under this Agreement denominated in currency other than Dollars should be payable in such currency unless the obligor, the obligee and the Administrative Agent shall otherwise agree.
 
(e) Unless the Administrative Agent shall have been notified in writing by any Lender prior to a borrowing that such Lender will not make the amount that would constitute its share of such borrowing available to the Administrative Agent, the Administrative Agent may assume that such Lender is making such amount available to the Administrative Agent, and the Administrative Agent may, in reliance upon such assumption, make available to the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower a corresponding amount.  If such amount is not made available to the Administrative Agent by the required time on the Borrowing Date therefor, such Lender shall pay to the Administrative Agent, on demand, such amount with interest thereon, at a rate up to the greater of (i) the Federal Funds Effective Rate and (ii) a rate determined by the Administrative Agent in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation, for the period until such Lender makes such amount immediately available to the Administrative Agent.  A certificate of the Administrative Agent submitted to any Lender with respect to any amounts owing under this paragraph shall be conclusive in the absence of manifest error.  If such Lender’s share of such borrowing is not made available to the Administrative Agent by such Lender within three Business Days after such Borrowing Date, the Administrative Agent shall also be entitled to recover such amount with interest thereon at the rate per annum applicable to ABR Loans under the relevant Facility, on demand, from the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower.
 
(f) Unless the Administrative Agent shall have been notified in writing by the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower prior to the date of any payment due to be made by the Borrower or such Subsidiary Borrower hereunder that the Borrower or such Subsidiary Borrower will not make such payment to the Administrative Agent, the Administrative Agent may assume that the Borrower or such Subsidiary Borrower is making such payment, and the Administrative Agent may, but shall not be required to, in reliance upon such assumption, make available to the Lenders their respective pro rata shares of a corresponding amount.  If such payment is not made to the Administrative Agent by the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower within three Business Days after such due date, the Administrative Agent shall be entitled to recover, on demand, from each Lender to which any amount which was made available pursuant to the preceding sentence, such amount with interest thereon at the rate per annum equal to the daily average Federal Funds Effective Rate.  Nothing herein shall be deemed to limit the rights of the Administrative Agent or any Lender against the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower.
 
2.18             Requirements of Law.  (a)   If the adoption of or any change in any Requirement of Law or in the interpretation or application thereof or compliance by any Lender with any request or directive (whether or not having the force of law) from any central bank or other Governmental Authority made subsequent to the date hereof:
 
(i)  shall subject any Lender to any additional tax of any kind whatsoever with respect to this Agreement, any Letter of Credit, any Application or any Eurocurrency Loan made by it (except for taxes addressed by Section 2.19 (including any Excluded Taxes) and changes in the rate of tax on the overall net or gross income of such Lender);
 
(ii) shall impose, modify or hold applicable any reserve, special deposit, compulsory loan or similar requirement against assets held by, deposits or other liabilities in or for the account of, advances, loans or other extensions of credit by, or any other acquisition of funds by, any office of such Lender that is not otherwise included in the determination of the Eurocurrency Rate; or
 
 
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(iii)   shall impose on such Lender any other condition not described in (or excepted from) the foregoing (i) and (ii);
 
 and the result of any of the foregoing is to increase the cost to such Lender by an amount that such Lender deems to be material, of making, converting into, continuing or maintaining Eurocurrency Loans or issuing or participating in Letters of Credit, or to reduce any amount receivable hereunder in respect thereof, then, in any such case, the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower shall promptly pay such Lender, upon its demand, any additional amounts necessary to compensate such Lender for such increased cost or reduced amount receivable.  If any Lender becomes entitled to claim any additional amounts pursuant to this paragraph, it shall promptly notify the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower (with a copy to the Administrative Agent) of the event by reason of which it has become so entitled.
 
(b) If any Lender shall have determined that the adoption of or any change in any Requirement of Law regarding capital adequacy or in the interpretation or application thereof or compliance by such Lender or any corporation controlling such Lender with any request or directive regarding capital adequacy (whether or not having the force of law) from any Governmental Authority made subsequent to the date hereof shall have the effect of reducing the rate of return on such Lender’s or such corporation’s capital as a consequence of its obligations hereunder or under or in respect of any Letter of Credit to a level below that which such Lender or such corporation could have achieved but for such adoption, change or compliance (taking into consideration such Lender’s or such corporation’s policies with respect to capital adequacy) by an amount deemed by such Lender to be material, then from time to time, after submission by such Lender to the Borrower (with a copy to the Administrative Agent) of a written request therefor, the Borrower shall pay to such Lender such additional amount or amounts as will compensate such Lender or such corporation for such reduction.
 
(c) A certificate as to any additional amounts payable pursuant to this Section submitted by any Lender to the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower (with a copy to the Administrative Agent) shall be conclusive in the absence of manifest error.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Section, the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower shall not be required to compensate a Lender pursuant to this Section for any amounts incurred more than six months prior to the date that such Lender notifies the Borrower or such Subsidiary Borrower of such Lender’s intention to claim compensation therefor; provided that, if the circumstances giving rise to such claim have a retroactive effect, then such six-month period shall be extended to include the period of such retroactive effect.  The obligations of the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower pursuant to this Section shall survive the termination of this Agreement and the payment of the Loans and all other amounts payable hereunder.
 
(d) Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, (i) the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and all requests, rules, guidelines, requirements or directives thereunder or issued in connection therewith or in implementation thereof, and (ii) all requests, rules, guidelines, requirements and directives promulgated by the Bank for International Settlements, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (or any successor or similar authority) or the United States or foreign regulatory authorities, in each case pursuant to Basel III, shall, in each case, be deemed to be a change in a Requirement of Law, regardless of the date enacted, adopted, issued or implemented.
 
2.19            Taxes.  (a) All  payments made by or on behalf of the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower under this Agreement or any other Loan Document shall be made free and clear of, and without deduction or withholding for or on account of, any present or future income, stamp or other taxes, levies, imposts, duties, charges, fees, deductions or withholdings, now or hereafter imposed, levied, collected, withheld or assessed by any Governmental Authority, excluding (a) net income taxes and franchise taxes (imposed in lieu of net income taxes) imposed on the Administrative
 
 
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Agent or any Lender by the jurisdiction (or any political subdivision or taxing authority thereof or therein) under the laws of which the Administrative Agent or such Lender is organized or incorporated or in which its principal office is located or, in the case of any Lender, in which its applicable lending office is located, and any taxes imposed on the Administrative Agent or any Lender as a result of a present or former connection between the Administrative Agent or such Lender and the jurisdiction of the Governmental Authority imposing such tax or any political subdivision or taxing authority thereof or therein (other than any such connection arising solely from the Administrative Agent or such Lender having executed, delivered or performed its obligations or received a payment under, or enforced, this Agreement or any other Loan Document) and (b) any branch profit taxes imposed by the United States or any similar tax imposed by any other Governmental Authority; provided that, if any such non-excluded taxes, levies, imposts, duties, charges, fees, deductions or withholdings (“Non-Excluded Taxes”) or Other Taxes are required to be withheld from any amounts payable to the Administrative Agent or any Lender hereunder,  as determined in good faith by the applicable Withholding Agent, (x) such amounts shall be paid to the relevant Governmental Authority in accordance with applicable law and (y) the amounts so payable by the Borrower or applicable Subsidiary Borrower to the Administrative Agent or such Lender shall be increased to the extent necessary to yield to the Administrative Agent or such Lender (after payment of all Non-Excluded Taxes and Other Taxes) interest or any such other amounts payable hereunder at the rates or in the amounts specified in this Agreement as if such withholding or deduction had not been made, provided further, however, that neither the Borrower nor any Subsidiary Borrower shall be required to increase any such amounts payable to any Lender with respect to any Taxes (i) that are attributable to such Lender’s failure to comply with the requirements of paragraph (e) or (f) of this Section, (ii) that are United States withholding taxes resulting from any Requirement of Law (including FATCA) in effect on (and, in the case of FATCA, including any regulations or official interpretations thereof issued after) the date such Lender becomes a party to this Agreement (or designates a new lending office or offices) except, in the case of an assignment or designation of a new lending office, to the extent that the Lender making such assignment or designation was entitled, at the time of such assignment or designation, to receive additional amounts from the Borrower or the relevant Subsidiary Borrower with respect to Non-Excluded Taxes pursuant to this section or (iii) that are imposed as a result of a Lender’s gross negligence or willful misconduct (amounts described in the foregoing clauses (a), (b), (i), (ii) and (iii), “Excluded Taxes”).
 
(b) In addition, the Borrower or any relevant Subsidiary Borrower shall pay any Other Taxes to the relevant Governmental Authority in accordance with applicable law.
 
(c)  Whenever any Non-Excluded Taxes or Other Taxes are payable by the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower, as promptly as possible thereafter the Borrower or such Subsidiary Borrower shall send to the Administrative Agent for its own account or for the account of the relevant Lender, as the case may be, a certified copy of an original official receipt received by the Borrower or such Subsidiary Borrower showing payment thereof.  If (i) the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower fails to pay any Non-Excluded Taxes or Other Taxes when due to the appropriate taxing authority, (ii) the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower fails to remit to the Administrative Agent the required receipts or other required documentary evidence or (iii) any Non-Excluded Taxes or Other Taxes are imposed directly upon the Administrative Agent or any Lender, the Borrower and each Subsidiary Borrower shall indemnify the Administrative Agent and the Lenders for such amounts and any incremental taxes, interest or penalties that may become payable by the Administrative Agent or any Lender as a result of any such failure, in the case of (i) and (ii), or any such direct imposition, in the case of (iii).
 
(d)  Each Lender shall indemnify the Administrative Agent for the full amount of any taxes, levies, imposts, duties, charges, fees, deductions, withholdings or similar charges imposed by any Governmental Authority that are attributable to such Lender and that are payable or paid by the Administrative Agent, together with all interest, penalties, reasonable costs and expenses arising therefrom or with respect thereto, as determined by the Administrative Agent in good faith. A certificate
 
 
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as to the amount of such payment or liability delivered to any Lender by the Administrative Agent shall be conclusive absent manifest error.
 
(e) Each Lender (or Transferee) (i) that is not a “United States Person” as defined in Section 7701(a)(30) of the Code (a “Non-U.S. Lender”) shall deliver to the Borrower and the Administrative Agent (or, in the case of a Participant, to the Lender from which the related participation shall have been purchased) (x) two copies of either U.S. IRS Form W-8BEN, Form W-8ECI or Form W-8IMY (together with any applicable underlying IRS forms) (y) in the case of a Non-U.S. Lender claiming exemption from U.S. federal withholding tax under Section 871(h) or 881(c) of the Code with respect to payments of “portfolio interest”, a statement substantially in the form of Exhibit F and the applicable Form W-8, or any subsequent versions thereof or successors thereto, properly completed and duly executed by such Non-U.S. Lender claiming complete exemption from, or a reduced rate of, U.S. federal withholding tax on payments under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, or (z) any other form prescribed by applicable requirements of U.S. federal income tax law (including FATCA) 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 requirements of law to permit the Borrower and the Administrative Agent to determine the withholding or deduction required to be made and (ii) that is a “United States Person” as defined in Section 7701(a)(30) of the Code shall deliver to the Borrower and the Administrative Agent (or in the case of a Participant, to the Lender from which the related participation shall have been purchased) two copies of U.S. Internal Revenue Service Form W-9 (or any successor form) certifying that such Lender is exempt from U.S. federal withholding tax.  Such forms shall be delivered by each Lender on or before the date it becomes a party to this Agreement (or, in the case of any Participant, on or before the date such Participant purchases the related participation) and from time to time thereafter upon the request of the Borrower or the Administrative Agent.  In addition, each Lender shall deliver such forms promptly upon the obsolescence or invalidity of any form previously delivered by such Lender at any other time prescribed by applicable law or as reasonably requested by the Borrower.  Each Non-U.S. Lender shall promptly notify the Borrower and the Administrative Agent at any time it determines that it is no longer in a position to provide any previously delivered certificate to the Borrower (and any other form of certification adopted by the U.S. taxing authorities for such purpose).  Notwithstanding any other provision of this Section, a Non -U.S. Lender shall not be required to deliver any form pursuant to this Section that such Non -U.S. Lender is not legally able to deliver.
 
(f) A Lender or Transferee that is entitled to an exemption from or reduction of non-U.S. withholding tax under the law of the jurisdiction in which the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower is located, or any treaty to which such jurisdiction is a party, with respect to payments under this Agreement shall deliver to the Borrower (with a copy to the Administrative Agent), at the time or times prescribed by applicable law or reasonably requested by the Borrower or the Administrative Agent, such properly completed and executed documentation prescribed by applicable law as will permit such payments to be made without withholding or at a reduced rate; provided that such Lender is legally entitled to complete, execute and deliver such documentation.
 
(g) If the Administrative Agent, any Transferee or any Lender determines, in its sole good faith discretion, that it has received a refund of any Taxes or Other Taxes as to which it has been indemnified by the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower or with respect to which the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower has paid additional amounts pursuant to Section 2.18 or this Section 2.19, it shall pay over such refund to the Borrower or such Subsidiary Borrower (but only to the extent of indemnity payments made, or additional amounts paid, by the Borrower or such Subsidiary Borrower under Section 2.18 or this Section 2.19 with respect to the Taxes or Other Taxes giving rise to such refund), net of all out-of-pocket expenses of the Administrative Agent, such Transferee or such Lender and without interest (other than any interest paid by the relevant Governmental Authority with respect to such refund); provided, that the Borrower or such Subsidiary Borrower, upon the request of the Administrative Agent , such Transferee or such Lender, agrees to repay the amount paid over to the Borrower or such Subsidiary Borrower (plus any penalties, interest or other charges imposed by the relevant Governmental Authority) to the Administrative Agent, such Transferee or such Lender in the
 
 
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event the Administrative Agent, such Transferee or such Lender is required to repay such refund to such Governmental Authority. This paragraph shall not be construed to require the Administrative Agent, any Transferee or any Lender to make available its tax returns (or any other information relating to its taxes which it deems confidential) to the Borrower, any Subsidiary Borrower or any other Person.
 
(h) Each Assignee shall be bound by this Section 2.19.
 
(i) The agreements in this Section shall survive the termination of this Agreement and the payment of the Loans and all other amounts payable hereunder.
 
2.20            Indemnity.  The Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower agrees to indemnify each Lender for, and to hold each Lender harmless from, any actual loss or expense that such Lender may sustain or incur as a consequence of (a) default by the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower in making a borrowing of, conversion into or continuation of Eurocurrency Loans after the Borrower or such Subsidiary Borrower has given a notice requesting the same in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement, (b) default by the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower in making any prepayment of or conversion from Eurocurrency Loans after the Borrower or such Subsidiary Borrower has given a notice thereof in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement or (c) the making of a prepayment of Eurocurrency Loans on a day that is not the last day of an Interest Period with respect thereto.  Such indemnification may include an amount up to the excess, if any, of (i) the amount of interest that would have accrued on the amount so prepaid, or not so borrowed, converted or continued, for the period from the date of such prepayment or of such failure to borrow, convert or continue to the last day of such Interest Period (or, in the case of a failure to borrow, convert or continue, the Interest Period that would have commenced on the date of such failure) in each case at the applicable rate of interest for such Loans provided for herein (excluding, however, the Applicable Margin and any minimum Eurocurrency Rate to the extent in effect, included therein, if any) over (ii) the amount of interest (as reasonably determined by such Lender) that would have accrued to such Lender on such amount by placing such amount on deposit for a comparable period with leading banks in the interbank eurocurrency market.  A certificate as to any amounts payable pursuant to this Section submitted to the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower by any Lender shall be conclusive in the absence of manifest error.  This covenant shall survive the termination of this Agreement and the payment of the Loans and all other amounts payable hereunder.
 
2.21            Change of Lending Office.  Each Lender agrees that, upon the occurrence of any event giving rise to the operation of Section 2.18 or 2.19(a) with respect to such Lender, it will, if requested by the Borrower, use reasonable efforts (subject to overall policy considerations of such Lender) to designate another lending office for any Loans affected by such event with the object of avoiding the consequences of such event; provided, that such designation is made on terms that, in the sole judgment of such Lender, cause such Lender and its lending office(s) to suffer no economic, legal or regulatory disadvantage, and provided, further, that nothing in this Section shall affect or postpone any of the obligations of the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower or the rights of any Lender pursuant to Section 2.18 or 2.19(a).
 
2.22            Replacement of Lenders.  The Borrower shall be permitted to replace any Lender that (a) requests reimbursement for amounts owing pursuant to Section 2.18 or 2.19(a), (b) becomes a Defaulting Lender or (c) fails to give its consent for any issue requiring the consent of 100% of the Lenders or all affected Lenders (and such Lender is an affected Lender) and for which Lenders holding 51% of the Loans and/or Commitments required for such vote have consented, with a replacement financial institution; provided that (i) such replacement does not conflict with any Requirement of Law, (ii) no Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing at the time of such replacement, (iii) prior to any such replacement, such Lender shall have taken no action under Section 2.21 so as to eliminate the continued need for payment of amounts owing pursuant to Section 2.18 or 2.19(a), (iv) the replacement financial institution shall purchase, at par, all Loans and other amounts owing to such replaced Lender on or prior to the date of replacement, (v) the Borrower shall be liable to such replaced Lender under Section 2.20 if any Eurocurrency Loan owing to such replaced Lender shall
 
 
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be purchased other than on the last day of the Interest Period relating thereto, (vi) the replacement financial institution shall be reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, (vii) the replaced Lender shall be obligated to make such replacement in accordance with the provisions of Section 10.6 (provided that the Borrower shall be obligated to pay the registration and processing fee referred to therein), (viii) until such time as such replacement shall be consummated, the Borrower shall pay all additional amounts (if any) required pursuant to Section 2.18 or 2.19(a), as the case may be, and (ix) any such replacement shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any rights that the Borrower, the Administrative Agent or any other Lender shall have against the replaced Lender.
 
2.23            Incremental Facilities.
 
(a)           (i) After the Restatement Effective Date and before the Original Term Loan Maturity Date (with respect to Original Term Loans) and the Revolving Termination Date (with respect to Revolving Loans and Tranche A Term Loans), as applicable, the Borrower, by written notice to the Administrative Agent, may request the establishment of (x) one or more additional tranches of term loans (the commitments thereto, the “Incremental Term Loan Commitments”) and/or (y) one or more increases in the Revolving Commitments (the “Incremental Revolving Commitments”; together with the Incremental Term Loan Commitments, the “Incremental Loan Commitments”); provided that (x) each such request shall be for not less than $25,000,000 (or such lesser amount up to the Maximum Incremental Facilities Amount) and (y) after giving effect to each such request, the aggregate principal amount (the “Maximum Incremental Facilities Amount”) of the Incremental Loan Commitments shall not exceed $785,000,000 plus the amount of the Term Loans repaid with the proceeds of (1) Senior Unsecured 2019 Notes or (2) any Incremental Term Loans; provided further, that the Maximum Incremental Facilities Amount shall be increased by an additional $200,000,000 upon consummation of the DTA Acquisition Step 1 in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth herein, and (ii) after the Restatement Effective Date and before the Term Loan Maturity Date, the Borrower, by written notice to Administrative Agent, may also request the establishment of a synthetic letter of credit facility (the “Incremental Synthetic L/C Facility”; the commitments thereto, the “Incremental Synthetic L/C Commitments”; and, together with the Incremental Loan Commitments, the “Incremental Commitments”); provided that (x) each such request shall be for not less than $25,000,000 (or such lesser amount up to the Maximum Incremental Synthetic Facility Amount) and (y) after giving effect to each such request, the aggregate principal amount (the “Maximum Incremental Synthetic Facility Amount”) of the Incremental Synthetic L/C Commitments shall not exceed $200,000,000. Each such notice shall specify the date (each, an “Increased Amount Date”) on which the Borrower proposes that the Incremental Commitments shall be effective, which shall be a date not less than 10 Business Days after the date on which such notice is delivered to the Administrative Agent.  The Borrower may approach any Lender or any Person to provide or arrange all or a portion of the Incremental Commitments; provided that (i) no Lender will be required to provide such Incremental Commitment and (ii) any entity providing all or a portion of the Incremental Commitments other than a Lender, an affiliate of a Lender or an Approved Fund, shall be reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent (with such acceptance by the Administrative Agent to not be unreasonably withheld or delayed).
 
(b)           In each case, such Incremental Commitments shall become effective as of the applicable Increased Amount Date, provided that
 
(i) except for any Incremental Loan Commitment in connection with the DTA Acquisition and the Tranche A Term Loans, no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing on such Increased Amount Date before or after giving effect to such Incremental Commitments,
 
(ii) except for any Incremental Loan Commitment in connection with the DTA Acquisition or the Avis Europe Acquisition, the Borrower shall be in compliance with Section 7.1 as of the most recently ended fiscal quarter after giving effect to such Incremental Commitments (provided, in the case of the Incremental Synthetic Facility, not giving effect to any deemed usage thereof),
 
 
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(iii) the weighted average life to maturity of any Incremental Term Loan (other than any Incremental Tranche A Term Loan) shall be greater than or equal to the then-remaining weighted average life to maturity of the Term Loans,
 
(iv) the maturity date of the Incremental Synthetic L/C Facility shall be no earlier than the Final Term Loan Maturity Date,
 
(v) the interest rate margin in respect of any Incremental Revolving Loans that is in effect on the Increased Amount Date (after giving effect to original issue discount (“OID”) or upfront fees, (which shall be deemed to constitute like amounts of OID, with OID being equated to interest rates in a manner determined by the Administrative Agent based on a four-year life to maturity) paid to all of the Incremental Revolving Lenders in connection therewith but excluding any customary arrangement, commitment or other similar fees payable to one or more arrangers (or their affiliates) in connection therewith) shall not exceed the sum of (x) the Applicable Margin for the Revolving Loans made pursuant to the Revolving Commitments that is in effect on the Increased Amount Date, and (y) the OID or the upfront fees paid to all of the Lenders in respect of such Revolving Commitments, which shall be equated to interest rate based on a four-year life to maturity, or if it does so exceed the sum of such Applicable Margin and such fees, such Applicable Margin for the Revolving Loans made pursuant to the Revolving Commitments, shall be increased so that the interest rate margin in respect of such Incremental Revolving Loans that is in effect on the Increased Amount Date (giving effect to any OID issued or such upfront fees paid to all of the Incremental Lenders in connection therewith as set forth above) is no greater than the sum of (x) the Applicable Margin for the Revolving Loans made pursuant to the Revolving Commitments that is in effect on the Increased Amount Date, and (y) the OID or the upfront fees paid to all of the Lenders in respect of such Revolving Commitments,
 
(vi) except for any Incremental Tranche A Term Loans, if the final maturity date of any Incremental Term Loans is not at least one year later than the Final Term Loan Maturity Date, the interest rate margin in respect of such Incremental Term Loans (except for any Incremental Tranche A Term Loans) (after giving effect to OID or upfront fees paid to all of the Incremental Term Loan Lenders in connection therewith but excluding any customary arrangement, commitment or other similar fees payable to one or more arrangers (or their affiliates) in connection therewith) (with fees and OID being equated to interest rate in the manner set forth above)) shall not exceed by more than 50 basis points the sum of (x) the Applicable Margin for the Term Loans that is in effect on the Increased Amount Date (other than the Tranche A Term Loans and any other Incremental Tranche A Term Loans) that is in effect on the Increased Amount Date, and (y) the upfront fees paid to all of the Lenders in respect of theirsuch Term Loans (other than the Incremental Tranche A Term Loans), which shall be equated to interest rate based on a four-year life to maturity, or if it does so exceed by more than 50 basis points the sum of such Applicable Margin and such fees, suchthe Applicable Margin for thesuch Term Loans  shall be increased so that the interest rate margin in respect of such Incremental Term LoanLoans (giving effect to any OID issued or such upfront fees paid to all of the Incremental Term Loan Lenders in connection therewith as set forth above) is no greater than the sum of (x) the Applicable Margin for thesuch Term Loans (other than the Incremental Tranche A Term Loans) that is in effect on the Increased Amount Date, (y) the OID or upfront fees paid to all of the Lenders in respect of theirsuch Term Loans (other than the Incremental Tranche A Term Loans) and (z) 50 basis points,
 
(vii) if the final maturity date of any Incremental Synthetic L/C Facility is not at least one year later than the Final Term Loan Maturity Date, the interest rate margin in respect of such Incremental Synthetic L/C Facility (after giving effect to OID or upfront fees paid to all of the Lenders participating in such Incremental Synthetic L/C Facility in connection therewith but excluding any customary arrangement, commitment or other similar fees payable to one or more arrangers (or their affiliates) in connection therewith)(with fees and OID being equated to
 
 
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interest rate in the manner set forth above)) shall not exceed by more than 50 basis points the sum of (x) the Applicable Margin for the Term Loans, and (y) the upfront fees paid to all of the Lenders in respect of their Term Loans, which shall be equated to interest rate based on a four-year life to maturity, or if it does so exceed by more than 50 basis points the sum of such Applicable Margin and such fees, such Applicable Margin for the Term Loans shall be increased so that the interest rate margin in respect of such Incremental Synthetic L/C Facility (giving effect to any OID issued or such upfront fees paid to all of the Incremental Synthetic L/C Lenders in connection therewith as set forth above) is no greater than the sum of (x) the Applicable Margin for the Term Loans that is in effect on the Increased Amount Date, (y) the upfront fees paid to all of the Lenders in respect of their Term Loans and (z) 50 basis points; provided, further, that the interest margin in respect of such Incremental Synthetic L/C Facility may be increased by an additional 200 basis points in the form of an additional OID or upfront fees if reasonably necessary after increasing the Applicable Margin for the Term Loans as set forth in this clause (vii), and
 
(viii) the Increment Revolving Commitments, the Incremental Term Loan Commitments or the Incremental Synthetic L/C Commitments shall be effected, in each case, pursuant to one or more incremental commitment agreements in a form reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent (each, a “Incremental Commitment Agreement”) executed and delivered by the Borrower, the applicable Incremental Revolving Lender, the Incremental Term Loan Lender or the Incremental Synthetic L/C Lender and the Administrative Agent pursuant to which the applicable Incremental Revolving Lender, Incremental Term Loan Lender or Incremental Synthetic L/C Lender agrees to be bound to the terms of this Agreement as a Lender.  Any Incremental Term Loans made on an Increased Amount Date shall be designated a separate tranche of Incremental Term Loans for all purposes of this Agreement, and the provisions of clauses (vi) and (vii) above shall be determined separately for each tranche of Term Loans.
 
(c)           On any Increased Amount Date on which Incremental Revolving Commitments are effected, subject to the satisfaction of the foregoing terms and conditions, (x) each of the Lenders with Revolving Commitments being increased shall assign to each Person with an Incremental Revolving Commitment (each, an “Incremental Revolving Lender”) and each of the Incremental Revolving Lenders shall purchase from each of the Lenders with Revolving Commitments, at the principal amount thereof, such interests in the Revolving Loans outstanding on such Increased Amount Date as shall be necessary in order that, after giving effect to all such assignments and purchases, the Revolving Loans will be held by existing Revolving Lenders and Incremental Revolving Lenders ratably in accordance with their Revolving Commitments after giving effect to the addition of such Incremental Revolving Commitments to the Revolving Commitments, (y) each Incremental Revolving Commitment shall be deemed for all purposes a Revolving Commitment and each Loan made thereunder (an “Incremental Revolving Loan”) shall be deemed, for all purposes, a Revolving Loan and (z) each Incremental Revolving Lender shall become a Lender with respect to the Incremental Revolving Commitment and all matters relating thereto. The terms and provisions of the Incremental Revolving Loans and Incremental Revolving Commitments shall be substantially identical to the Revolving Loans and the Revolving Commitments of the Revolving Facility.
 
(d)            On any Increased Amount Date on which any Incremental Term Loan Commitments are effected, subject to the satisfaction of the foregoing terms and conditions, (i) each Person with an Incremental Term Loan Commitment (each, an “Incremental Term Loan Lender”) shall make a Loan to the Borrower (an “Incremental Term Loan”) in an amount equal to its Incremental Term Loan Commitment, and (ii) each Incremental Term Loan Lender shall become a Lender hereunder with respect to the Incremental Term Loan Commitment and the Incremental Term Loans made pursuant thereto.
 
(e)           On any Increased Amount Date on which any Incremental Synthetic L/C Commitments are effected, subject to the satisfaction of the foregoing terms and conditions, (i) each
 
 
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Person with an Incremental Synthetic L/C Commitment (each, an “Incremental Synthetic L/C Lender”; together with Incremental Revolving Lenders and Incremental Term Loan Lenders, the “Incremental Lenders”) shall make a deposit in a credit linked deposit account in respect of such Incremental Synthetic L/C Facility  (an “Incremental Synthetic Deposit”) in an amount equal to its Incremental Synthetic L/C Commitment, and (ii) each Incremental Synthetic L/C Lender shall become a Lender hereunder with respect to the Incremental Synthetic L/C Commitment and the Incremental Synthetic Deposits made pursuant thereto.
 
 (f)           Each Incremental Commitment Agreement may, without the consent of any other Lenders, effect such amendments to this Agreement and the other Loan Documents as may be necessary or appropriate, in the opinion of the Administrative Agent, to effect the provisions of this Section 2.23.
 
Notwithstanding anything in this Agreement to the contrary, (i) the references to the Term Loans in this Section 2.23 shall be deemed to include the Replacement Term Loans and (ii) the references to the Revolving Commitments or the Revolving Loans in this Section 2.23 shall be deemed to include the Extended Revolving Commitments or the Extended Revolving Loans, as applicable.

For the avoidance of doubt, (i) the Tranche A Term Loans constitute Incremental Tranche A Term Loans, and (ii) the Tranche A Term Lenders shall be Incremental Term Loan Lenders, in each case, for all purposes of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents.
 
2.24            Prepayments Required Due to Currency Fluctuation.  On the last Business Day of each fiscal quarter, or at such other time as is reasonably determined by the Administrative Agent, the Administrative Agent shall determine the Dollar Equivalent of aggregate outstanding Revolving Extensions of Credit.  If, at the time of such determination the aggregate outstanding Revolving Extensions of Credit exceed the Revolving Commitments then in effect by 5% or more, then within five Business Days of notice to the Borrower, the Borrower or the relevant Subsidiary Borrower shall prepay Revolving Loans or Swingline Loans or cash collateralize the outstanding Letters of Credit in an aggregate principal amount at least equal to such excess; provided that the failure of the Administrative Agent to determine the Dollar Equivalent Amount of the aggregate outstanding Revolving Extensions of Credit as provided in this Section 2.24 shall not subject the Administrative Agent to any liability hereunder.
 
2.25            Defaulting Lenders.  Notwithstanding any provision of this Agreement to the contrary, if any Lender becomes a Defaulting Lender, then the following provisions shall apply for so long as such Lender is a Defaulting Lender:
 
(a)           fees shall cease to accrue on the Revolving Commitment of such Defaulting Lender pursuant to Section 2.8;
 
(b)           the Commitment and Revolving Extensions of such Defaulting Lender shall not be included in determining whether the Required Lenders have taken or may take any action hereunder (including any consent to any amendment, waiver or other modification pursuant to Section 10.1); provided, that this clause (b) shall not apply to the vote of a Defaulting Lender in the case of an amendment, waiver or other modification requiring the consent of such Lender or each Lender affected thereby;

(c)  if any L/C Obligations exist at the time a Revolving Lender is a Defaulting Lender then:
 
(i)  subject to the satisfaction of the condition precedent in Section 5.2(b) of the Credit Agreement and following notice by the Administrative Agent, all or any part of the Defaulting Lender’s ratable participating interest in the L/C Obligations shall be reallocated among the Revolving Lenders that are not Defaulting Lenders in accordance with their
 
 
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respective Revolving Percentages but, in any case, only to the extent the sum of the outstanding Revolving Extensions of Credit of all Revolving Lenders that are not Defaulting Lenders before giving effect to such reallocation plus such Defaulting Lender’s ratable participating interest in the L/C Obligations does not exceed the total of the Revolving Commitments of all Revolving Lenders that are not Defaulting Lenders; provided that if such condition precedent is not satisfied on the date of such notice by the Administrative Agent, the Borrower shall within five Business Days following notice by the Administrative Agent, either (x) cash collateralize such Defaulting Lender’s ratable participating interest in the L/C Obligations or (y) backstop such Defaulting Lender’s participating interest in the L/C Obligations with a letter of credit reasonably satisfactory to the Issuing Lender;

(ii)  if the reallocation described in clause (i) above cannot, or can only partially, be effected as a result of the limitations set forth therein, the Borrower shall within five Business Days following notice by the Administrative Agent, either (x) cash collateralize such Defaulting Lender’s participating interest in the L/C Obligations (after giving effect to any partial reallocation pursuant to clause (i) above) or (y) backstop such Defaulting Lender’s participating interest in the L/C Obligations (after giving effect to any partial reallocation pursuant to clause (i) above) with a letter of credit reasonably satisfactory to the Issuing Lender, in each case, for so long as such L/C Obligations are outstanding;

(iii)  if the Borrower cash collateralizes or backstops any portion of such Defaulting Lender’s L/C Obligations pursuant to this paragraph (a), the Borrower shall not be required to pay any fees to such Defaulting Lender pursuant to Section 3.3 with respect to such Defaulting Lender’s L/C Obligations during the period such Defaulting Lender’s L/C Obligations are cash collateralized or backstopped;

(iv)  if the L/C Obligations attributable to the Defaulting Lenders that are Revolving Lenders is reallocated pursuant to this paragraph (a), then the fees payable to the Lenders pursuant to Sections 2.8 and 3.3 shall be adjusted in accordance with the non-Defaulting Lenders’ respective Revolving Percentages;

(v)  if any Defaulting Lender’s participating interest in L/C Obligations is neither cash collateralized, backstopped nor reallocated pursuant to this paragraph (a), then, without prejudice to any rights or remedies of the Issuing Lenders or any Lender hereunder, all letter of credit fees payable under Section 3.3 with respect to such Defaulting Lender’s participating interest in all L/C Obligations shall be payable to the applicable Issuing Lenders until such participating interest in all L/C Obligations is backstopped, cash collateralized and/or reallocated;

(vii) any subsequent request for issuance, amendment or increase of any Letter of Credit shall be subject to reallocating or cash collateralizing the relating L/C Obligations attributable to any Defaulting Lender that is a Revolving Lender in the manner described above; and

(viii) in the event a Revolving Lender ceases to be a Defaulting Lender, all outstanding L/C Obligations shall be immediately reallocated ratably to the Revolving Lenders who are not Defaulting Lenders and any cash collateral posted in respect of such Lender’s participating interest shall be returned to the Borrower and any letter of credit issued to backstop such Lender’s participating interest shall be terminated, cancelled or returned to the Borrower for cancellation, in each case, within three Business Days.
 
 
(d)           if any Swingline Loans are outstanding at the time a Lender is a Defaulting Lender, the Borrower shall within five Business Days following notice by the Administrative Agent prepay such Swingline Loans or, if agreed by the Swingline Lender, cash collateralize the participating
 
 
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interests in the Swingline Loans of the Defaulting Lender on terms reasonably satisfactory to the Swingline Lender; and
 
(e)           following the notice by the Administrative Agent to the Borrower pursuant to clauses (a) or (b) above, the Swingline Lender shall not be required to fund any Swingline Loan and the Issuing Lender shall not be required to issue or increase any Letter of Credit unless it is reasonably satisfied that the reallocation and cash collateral requirements described in clauses (a) and (b) above shall be provided for.
 
2.26            Extension of the Revolving Facility
 
(a)  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement, pursuant to one or more offers (each, an “Extension Offer”) made from time to time by the Borrower to all Lenders holding Revolving Commitments with a like maturity date, on a pro rata basis (based on the aggregate Revolving Commitments with a like maturity date) and on the same terms to each such Lender, the Borrower is hereby permitted to consummate from time to time transactions with individual Lenders that accept the terms contained in such Extension Offers to extend the maturity date of each such Lender’s Revolving Commitments and otherwise modify the terms of such Revolving Commitments pursuant to the terms of the relevant Extension Offer (including, without limitation, by increasing or decreasing the interest rate or fees payable in respect of such Revolving Commitments (and related outstandings)) (each, an “Extension”, and each group of Revolving Commitments, as so extended, as well as the original Revolving Commitments not so extended, being a “tranche”; any Extended Revolving Commitments shall constitute a separate tranche of Revolving Commitments from the tranche of Revolving Commitments from which they were converted), so long as the following terms are satisfied: (i) no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing at the time the offering document in respect of an Extension Offer is delivered to the Lenders (the “Extension Offer Date”), (ii) except as to interest rates, fees and final maturity (which shall be set forth in the relevant Extension Offer), the Revolving Commitment of any Revolving Lender that agrees to an Extension with respect to such Revolving Commitment extended pursuant to an Extension (an “Extended Revolving Commitment”), and the related outstandings, shall be a Revolving Commitment (or related outstandings, as the case may be) with the same terms as the original Revolving Commitments (and related outstandings); provided that (1) in the event that the interest rate margins for the Revolving Loans made pursuant to any Extended Revolving Commitment (each, an “Extended Revolving Loan”) and having a maturity within twelve months of the Final Revolving Termination Date is higher than the interest rate margins for the Revolving Loans that are being extended, then the interest rate margining for the Revolving Loans that are being extended shall be increased to the extent necessary so that such interest rate margins are equal to the interest rate margins of  such Extended Revolving Loans incurred pursuant to such Extension (provided that, in determining the interest rate margins applicable to the Extended Revolving Loans or the Revolving Loans, (x) OID or upfront fees (which shall be deemed to constitute like amounts of OID, with OID being equated to interest rates in a manner determined by the Administrative Agent based on a four-year maturity) paid to all Lenders in respect of the Extended Revolving Loans or the Revolving Loans, as applicable, shall be included, and (y) customary arrangement or commitment fees payable to one or more arrangers (or their affiliates) in connection with such Extension shall be excluded), (2) the borrowing and repayment (except for (A) payments of interest and fees at different rates on Extended Revolving Commitments (and related outstandings), (B) repayments required upon the maturity date of the non-extending Revolving Commitments and (C) repayment made in connection with a permanent repayment and termination of commitments) of Loans with respect to Extended Revolving Commitments after the applicable Extension date shall be made on a pro rata basis with all other Revolving Commitments, (3) the permanent repayment of Revolving Loans with respect to, and termination of, Extended Revolving Commitments after the applicable Extension date shall be made on a pro rata basis with all other Revolving Commitments, except that the Borrower shall be permitted to permanently repay and terminate commitments of any such tranche on a better than a pro rata basis as compared to any other tranche with a later maturity date than such tranche and (4) assignments and participations of Extended Revolving Commitments and extended Revolving Loans shall be governed by the same assignment and participation provisions applicable to Revolving
 
 
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Commitments and Revolving Loans and (5) at no time shall there be Revolving Commitments hereunder (including Extended Revolving Commitments and any original Revolving Commitments) which have more than three different maturity dates, (iii) if the aggregate principal amount of Revolving Commitments in respect of which Revolving Lenders shall have accepted the relevant Extension Offer shall exceed the maximum aggregate principal amount of Revolving Commitments, as the case may be, offered to be extended by the Borrower pursuant to such Extension Offer, then the Revolving Loans of such Revolving Lenders shall be extended ratably up to such maximum amount based on the respective principal amounts (but not to exceed actual holdings of record) with respect to which such Revolving Lenders have accepted such Extension Offer, (iv) if the aggregate principal amount of Revolving Commitments in respect of which Revolving Lenders shall have accepted the relevant Extension Offer shall be less than the maximum aggregate principal amount of Revolving Commitments, as the case may be, offered to be extended by the Borrower pursuant to such Extension Offer, then the Borrower may require each Revolving Lender that does not accept such Extension Offer to assign pursuant to Section 10.6 no later than forty-five (45) days after the Extension Offer Date its pro rata share of the outstanding Revolving Commitments, Revolving Loans and/or participations in Letters of Credit (as applicable) offered to be extended pursuant to such Extension Offer to one or more assignees which have agreed to such assignment and to extend the applicable Revolving Termination Date; provided that (1) each Revolving Lender that does not respond affirmatively within thirty (30) days of the Extension Offer Date shall be deemed not to have accepted such Extension Offer, (2) each assigning Revolving Lender shall have received payment of an amount equal to the outstanding principal of its Revolving Loans and funded participations in LC Disbursements, accrued interest thereon, accrued fees and all other amounts payable to it hereunder, from the assignee (to the extent of such outstanding principal and accrued interest and fees) or the Borrower (in the case of all other amounts), (3) the processing and recordation fee specified in Section 10.6(b) shall be paid by the Borrower or such assignee and (4) the assigning Revolving Lender shall continue to be entitled to the rights under Section 10.5 for any period prior to the effectiveness of such assignment, (v) all documentation in respect of such Extension shall be consistent with the foregoing and (vi) any applicable Minimum Extension Condition shall be satisfied unless waived by the Borrower.
 
(b) With respect to all Extensions consummated by the Borrower pursuant to this Section, (i) such Extensions shall not constitute voluntary or mandatory payments or prepayments for purposes of Section 2.10 or Section 2.11 and (ii) each Extension Offer shall specify the minimum amount of Revolving Commitments to be tendered, which shall be a minimum amount approved by the Administrative Agent (a “Minimum Extension Condition”). The Administrative Agent and the Lenders hereby consent to the transactions contemplated by this Section (including, for the avoidance of doubt, payment of any interest, fees or premium in respect of any Extended Revolving Commitments on such terms as may be set forth in the relevant Extension Offer) and hereby waive the requirements of any provision of this Agreement (including, without limitation, Sections 2.9, 2.10, 2.11, 2.17 and 10.7) or any other Loan Document that may otherwise prohibit any such Extension or any other transaction contemplated by this Section.
 
(c) The consent of the Administrative Agent shall be required to effectuate any Extension, such consent not to be unreasonably withheld.  No consent of any Lender shall be required to effectuate any Extension, other than (A) the consent of each Lender agreeing to such Extension with respect to one or more of its Revolving Commitments (or a portion thereof) (or, in the case of an Extension pursuant to clause (iv) of Section 2.26(a), the consent of the assignee agreeing to the assignment of one or more Revolving Commitments, Revolving Loans and/or participations in Letters of Credit) and (B) the consent of each Issuing Lender, which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld or delayed. All Extended Revolving Commitments and all obligations in respect thereof shall be Obligations under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents that are secured by the Collateral on a pari passu basis with all other applicable Obligations under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents. The Lenders hereby irrevocably authorize the Administrative Agent to enter into amendments to this Agreement and the other Loan Documents with the Borrower as may be necessary in order to establish new tranches or sub-tranches in respect of Revolving Commitments so extended and such technical amendments as may be necessary or appropriate in the reasonable opinion of the
 
 
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Administrative Agent and the Borrower in connection with the establishment of such new tranches or sub-tranches, in each case on terms consistent with this Section.  In addition, if so provided in such amendment and with the consent of the Issuing Lenders, participations in Letters of Credit expiring on or after the Revolving Termination Date with respect to Revolving Commitments not so extended shall be re-allocated from Lenders holding Revolving Commitments to Lenders holding Extended Revolving Commitments in accordance with the terms of such amendment; provided, however, that such participation interests shall, upon receipt thereof by the relevant Lenders holding Revolving Commitments, be deemed to be participation interests in respect of such Revolving Commitments and the terms of such participation interests (including, without limitation, the commission applicable thereto) shall be adjusted accordingly.
 
(d) In connection with any Extension, the Borrower shall provide the Administrative Agent at least five (5) Business Days (or such shorter period as may be agreed by the Administrative Agent) prior written notice thereof, and shall agree to such procedures (including, without limitation, regarding timing, rounding and other adjustments and to ensure reasonable administrative management of the credit facilities hereunder after such Extension), if any, as may be established by, or acceptable to, the Administrative Agent, in each case acting reasonably to accomplish the purposes of this Section.
 

 
SECTION 3.                      LETTERS OF CREDIT
3.1            L/C Commitment.  (a) Subject to the terms and conditions hereof, the Issuing Lender, in reliance on the agreements of the other Revolving Lenders set forth in Section 3.4(a), agrees to issue letters of credit (“Letters of Credit”) for the account of the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower on any Business Day during the Revolving Commitment Period in such form as may be approved from time to time by the Issuing Lender; provided that the Issuing Lender shall not issue any Letter of Credit if, after giving effect to such issuance, the aggregate amount of the Available Revolving Commitments would be less than zero.  Each Letter of Credit shall (i) be denominated in Dollars or an Optional Currency and (ii) expire no later than the earlier of (x) the first anniversary of its date of issuance and (y) the date that is five Business Days prior to the Revolving Termination Date, provided that any Letter of Credit with a one-year term may provide for the automatic renewal or renewal thereof for additional one-year periods (which shall in no event extend beyond the date referred to in clause (y) above).
 
(b) The Issuing Lender shall not at any time be obligated to issue any Letter of Credit if such issuance would conflict with, or cause the Issuing Lender or any L/C Participant to exceed any limits imposed by, any applicable Requirement of Law.
 
3.2            Procedure for Issuance of Letter of Credit.  The Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower may from time to time request that the Issuing Lender issue a Letter of Credit by delivering to the Issuing Lender at its address for notices specified herein an Application therefor, completed to the satisfaction of the Issuing Lender, and such other certificates, documents and other papers and information as the Issuing Lender may request.  Upon receipt of any Application, the Issuing Lender will process such Application and the certificates, documents and other papers and information delivered to it in connection therewith in accordance with its customary procedures and shall promptly issue the Letter of Credit requested thereby (but in no event shall the Issuing Lender be required to issue any Letter of Credit earlier than three Business Days after its receipt of the Application therefor and all such other certificates, documents and other papers and information relating thereto) by issuing the original of such Letter of Credit to the beneficiary thereof or as otherwise may be agreed to by the Issuing Lender and the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower.  The Issuing Lender shall furnish a copy of such Letter of Credit to the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower promptly following the issuance thereof.  The Issuing Lender shall promptly furnish to the Administrative Agent, which shall in turn promptly furnish to the Lenders, notice of the issuance of each Letter of Credit (including the amount thereof).
 
 
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3.3            Fees and Other Charges.  (a) The Borrower will pay a fee on all outstanding Letters of Credit issued for the account of the Borrower and any relevant Subsidiary Borrower at a per annum rate equal to the Applicable Margin then in effect with respect to Eurocurrency Loans under the Revolving Facility, shared ratably among the Revolving Lenders and payable quarterly in arrears on each Fee Payment Date after the issuance date.  In addition, the Borrower shall pay a fronting fee in an amount to be agreed with the Issuing Lender (but, in any event, not greater than of 0.125% per annum) on the undrawn and unexpired amount of each Letter of Credit issued for the account of the Borrower or any relevant Subsidiary Borrower, payable quarterly in arrears on each Fee Payment Date after the issuance date.
 
(b)  In addition to the foregoing fees, the Borrower shall pay or reimburse the Issuing Lender for such normal and customary costs and expenses as are incurred or charged by the Issuing Lender in issuing, negotiating, effecting payment under, amending or otherwise administering any Letter of Credit.
 
3.4            L/C Participations.  (a) The Issuing Lender irrevocably agrees to grant and hereby grants to each L/C Participant, and, to induce the Issuing Lender to issue Letters of Credit, each L/C Participant irrevocably agrees to accept and purchase and hereby accepts and purchases from the Issuing Lender, on the terms and conditions set forth below, for such L/C Participant’s own account and risk an undivided interest equal to such L/C Participant’s Revolving Percentage in the Issuing Lender’s obligations and rights under and in respect of each Letter of Credit and the amount of each draft paid by the Issuing Lender thereunder.  Each L/C Participant agrees with the Issuing Lender that, if a draft is paid under any Letter of Credit for which the Issuing Lender is not reimbursed in full by the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower in accordance with the terms of this Agreement, such L/C Participant shall pay to the Issuing Lender upon demand at the Issuing Lender’s address for notices specified herein an amount equal to such L/C Participant’s Revolving Percentage of the amount of such draft, or any part thereof, that is not so reimbursed.  Each L/C Participant’s obligation to pay such amount shall be absolute and unconditional and shall not be affected by any circumstance, including (i) any setoff, counterclaim, recoupment, defense or other right that such L/C Participant may have against the Issuing Lender, the Borrower, any Subsidiary Borrower or any other Person for any reason whatsoever, (ii) the occurrence or continuance of a Default or an Event of Default or the failure to satisfy any of the other conditions specified in Section 5, (iii) any adverse change in the condition (financial or otherwise) of the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower, (iv) any breach of this Agreement or any other Loan Document by the Borrower, any Subsidiary Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other L/C Participant or (v) any other circumstance, happening or event whatsoever, whether or not similar to any of the foregoing
 
(b) If any amount required to be paid by any L/C Participant to the Issuing Lender pursuant to Section 3.4(a) in respect of any unreimbursed portion of any payment made by the Issuing Lender under any Letter of Credit is paid to the Issuing Lender within three Business Days after the date such payment is due, such L/C Participant shall pay to the Issuing Lender on demand an amount equal to the product of (i) such amount, times (ii) the daily average Federal Funds Effective Rate during the period from and including the date such payment is required to the date on which such payment is immediately available to the Issuing Lender, times (iii) a fraction the numerator of which is the number of days that elapse during such period and the denominator of which is 360.  If any such amount required to be paid by any L/C Participant pursuant to Section 3.4(a) is not made available to the Issuing Lender by such L/C Participant within three Business Days after the date such payment is due, the Issuing Lender shall be entitled to recover from such L/C Participant, on demand, such amount with interest thereon calculated from such due date at the rate per annum applicable to ABR Loans under the Revolving Facility.  A certificate of the Issuing Lender submitted to any L/C Participant with respect to any amounts owing under this Section shall be conclusive in the absence of manifest error.
 
(c) Whenever, at any time after the Issuing Lender has made payment under any Letter of Credit and has received from any L/C Participant its pro rata share of such payment in accordance with Section 3.4(a), the Issuing Lender receives any payment related to such Letter of
 
 
 
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Credit (whether directly from the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower or otherwise, including proceeds of collateral applied thereto by the Issuing Lender), or any payment of interest on account thereof, the Issuing Lender will distribute to such L/C Participant its pro rata share thereof; provided, however, that in the event that any such payment received by the Issuing Lender shall be required to be returned by the Issuing Lender, such L/C Participant shall return to the Issuing Lender the portion thereof previously distributed by the Issuing Lender to it.
 
3.5            Reimbursement Obligation of the Borrower.  If any draft is paid under any Letter of Credit, the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower shall reimburse the Issuing Lender for the amount of (a) the draft so paid and (b) any taxes, fees, charges or other costs or expenses incurred by the Issuing Lender in connection with such payment, not later than 1:00 P.M., New York City time, on (i) the Business Day that the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower receives notice of such draft, if such notice is received on such day prior to 10:00 A.M., New York City time, or (ii) if clause (i) above does not apply, the Business Day immediately following the day that the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower receives such notice.  Each such payment shall be made to the Issuing Lender at its address for notices referred to herein in Dollars or in any other applicable currency and in immediately available funds.  Interest shall be payable on any such amounts from the date on which the relevant draft is paid until payment in full at the rate set forth in (x) until the Business Day next succeeding the date of the relevant notice, Section 2.14(b) and (y) thereafter, Section 2.14(c).
 
3.6            Obligations Absolute.  The obligations of the Borrower and any relevant Subsidiary Borrower under this Section 3 shall be absolute and unconditional under any and all circumstances and irrespective of any setoff, counterclaim or defense to payment that the Borrower or such Subsidiary Borrower, as the case may be, may have or have had against the Issuing Lender, any beneficiary of a Letter of Credit or any other Person.  The Borrower and each relevant Subsidiary Borrower also agrees with the Issuing Lender that the Issuing Lender shall not be responsible for, and the Reimbursement Obligations under Section 3.5 of the Borrower and any relevant Subsidiary Borrower shall not be affected by, among other things, the validity or genuineness of documents or of any endorsements thereon, even though such documents shall in fact prove to be invalid, fraudulent or forged, or any dispute between or among the Borrower or such Subsidiary Borrower, as the case may be, and any beneficiary of any Letter of Credit or any other party to which such Letter of Credit may be transferred or any claims whatsoever of the Borrower or such Subsidiary, as the case may be, against any beneficiary of such Letter of Credit or any such transferee.  The Issuing Lender shall not be liable for any error, omission, interruption or delay in transmission, dispatch or delivery of any message or advice, however transmitted, in connection with any Letter of Credit, except for errors or omissions found by a final and nonappealable decision of a court of competent jurisdiction to have resulted from the gross negligence or willful misconduct of the Issuing Lender.  The Borrower and each relevant Subsidiary Borrower agrees that any action taken or omitted by the Issuing Lender under or in connection with any Letter of Credit or the related drafts or documents, if done in the absence of gross negligence or willful misconduct, shall be binding on the Borrower or such Subsidiary Borrower and shall not result in any liability of the Issuing Lender to the Borrower or such Subsidiary Borrower.
 
3.7            Letter of Credit Payments.  If any draft shall be presented for payment under any Letter of Credit, the Issuing Lender shall promptly notify the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower of the date and amount thereof.  The responsibility of the Issuing Lender to the Borrower or relevant Subsidiary Borrower in connection with any draft presented for payment under any Letter of Credit shall, in addition to any payment obligation expressly provided for in such Letter of Credit, be limited to determining that the documents (including each draft) delivered under such Letter of Credit in connection with such presentment are substantially in conformity with such Letter of Credit.
 
3.8            Applications.  To the extent that any provision of any Application related to any Letter of Credit is inconsistent with the provisions of this Section 3, the provisions of this Section 3 shall apply.
 
 
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3.9            Existing Letters of Credit.  On and as of the Restatement Effective Date the letters of credit set forth on Schedule 3.9 (the “Existing Letters of Credit”) will constitute Letters of Credit under this Agreement and for the purposes hereof will be deemed to have been issued for the account of the Borrower on the Restatement Effective Date.
 
SECTION 4.                      REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
 
To induce the Administrative Agent and the Lenders to enter into this Agreement and to make the Loans and issue or participate in the Letters of Credit, Holdings and the Borrower hereby jointly and severally represent and warrant to the Administrative Agent and each Lender that:
 
4.1            Financial Condition.  (a) The unaudited pro forma consolidated balance sheet of the Borrower and its consolidated Subsidiaries as at December 31, 2010 (including the notes thereto) (the “Pro Forma Balance Sheet”), copies of which have heretofore been furnished to each Lender, has been prepared giving effect (as if such events had occurred on such date) to (i) the Loans to be made on the Restatement Effective Date and the use of proceeds thereof and (ii) the payment of fees and expenses in connection with the foregoing.  The Pro Forma Balance Sheet has been prepared based on the best information available to the Borrower as of the date of delivery thereof, and presents fairly on a pro forma basis the estimated financial position of the Borrower and its consolidated Subsidiaries as at December 31, 2010, assuming that the events specified in the preceding sentence had actually occurred at such date.
 
(b) The audited consolidated balance sheets of the Borrower as at December 31, 2010, December 31, 2009 and December 31, 2008, and the related consolidated statements of income and of cash flows for the fiscal years ended on such dates (the “Consolidated Financial Statements”), reported on by and accompanied by an unqualified report from Deloitte & Touche LLP, present fairly the consolidated financial condition of the Borrower as at such date, and the consolidated results of its operations and its consolidated cash flows for the respective fiscal years then ended.  All such financial statements, including the related schedules and notes thereto, have been prepared in accordance with GAAP applied consistently throughout the periods involved (except as approved by the aforementioned firm of accountants and disclosed therein).  No Group Member has any material Guarantee Obligations, or any unusual forward or long-term commitments, including any interest rate or foreign currency swap or exchange transaction or other obligation in respect of derivatives, that are not reflected in the most recent financial statements referred to in this paragraph, as of the date of such financial statements.  During the period from December 31, 2010 to and including the date hereof there has been no Disposition by any Group Member of any material part of the business or property of the Group Members taken as a whole.
 
4.2            No Change.  Since December 31, 2010, there has been no development or event that has had or could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
4.3            Existence; Compliance with Law.  Each Group Member (a) is duly organized, validly existing and to the extent relevant in such jurisdiction, in good standing under the laws of the jurisdiction of its organization, except where (other than the Borrower) the failure to be so organized, existing or in good standing could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect, (b) has the power and authority, and the legal right, to own and operate its property, to lease the property it operates as lessee and to conduct the business in which it is currently engaged, except where failure to have such power, authority and legal right could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect, (c) is duly qualified as a foreign corporation or other organization and in good standing or has applied for authority to operate as a foreign corporation under the laws of each jurisdiction where its ownership, lease or operation of property or the conduct of its business requires such qualification and where a failure to be in good standing as a foreign corporation would have a Material Adverse Effect and (d) is in compliance with all Requirements of Law except to the extent that the failure to comply therewith could not, in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
 
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4.4            Power; Authorization; Enforceable Obligations.  Each Loan Party has the power and authority, and the legal right, to make, deliver and perform the Loan Documents to which it is a party and, in the case of the Borrower, to obtain extensions of credit hereunder.  Each Loan Party has taken all necessary organizational action to authorize the execution, delivery and performance of the Loan Documents to which it is a party and, in the case of the Borrower, to authorize the extensions of credit on the terms and conditions of this Agreement.  No consent or authorization of, filing with, notice to or other act by or in respect of, any Governmental Authority or any other Person is required in connection with the extensions of credit hereunder or with the execution, delivery, performance, validity or enforceability of this Agreement or any of the Loan Documents, except (i) consents, authorizations, filings and notices described in Schedule 4.4, which consents, authorizations, filings and notices have been obtained or made and are in full force and effect and (ii) the filings referred to in Section 4.17.  Each Loan Document has been duly executed and delivered on behalf of each Loan Party party thereto.  This Agreement constitutes, and each other Loan Document upon execution will constitute, a legal, valid and binding obligation of each Loan Party party thereto, enforceable against each such Loan Party in accordance with its terms, except as enforceability may be limited by applicable bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, moratorium or similar laws affecting the enforcement of creditors’ rights generally and by general equitable principles (whether enforcement is sought by proceedings in equity or at law).
 
4.5            No Legal Bar.  The execution, delivery and performance of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, the issuance of Letters of Credit, the borrowings hereunder and the use of the proceeds thereof will not violate any material Requirement of Law or any material Contractual Obligation of any Group Member and will not result in, or require, the creation or imposition of any Lien on any of their respective properties or revenues pursuant to any Requirement of Law or any such Contractual Obligation (other than the Liens created by the Security Documents).  No Requirement of Law or Contractual Obligation applicable to the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
4.6            Litigation.  Except as disclosed by the Borrower to the Lenders in writing at least three Business Days prior to the Restatement Effective Date, there shall not exist any action, investigation, litigation or proceeding pending or, to the knowledge of the Borrower, threatened in any court or before any arbitrator or Governmental Authority that would have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
4.7            No Default.  No Group Member is in default under or with respect to any of its Contractual Obligations in any respect that could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.  No Default or Event of Default has occurred and is continuing.
 
4.8            Ownership of Property; Liens.  Each Group Member has title in fee simple to, or a valid leasehold interest in, all its real property (except as could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect) and none of such property is subject to any Lien except a Permitted Lien.
 
4.9            Intellectual Property.  Each Group Member owns, or is licensed to use, to its knowledge, all material Intellectual Property necessary for the conduct of its business as currently conducted.  Except as set forth on Schedule 4.9, to each Group Member’s knowledge, no claim has been asserted and is pending against such Group Member by any Person challenging or questioning the use of any Intellectual Property or the validity or effectiveness of any Intellectual Property, nor does Holdings or the Borrower know of any valid basis for any such claim that if adversely determined could have a material adverse effect on the value of any material Intellectual Property owned by such Group Member.  Subject to the foregoing sentence, the use of Intellectual Property by each Group Member does not infringe, to its knowledge, on the rights of any Person in any material respect.
 
4.10            Taxes.  Each Group Member has filed or caused to be filed all federal, state and local income and other material tax returns that are required to be filed by it and has paid all taxes shown to be due and payable on said returns or on any assessments made against it or any of its property and all
 
 
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other taxes, fees or other charges imposed on it or any of its property by any Governmental Authority (other than any amount the validity of which is currently being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings and with respect to which reserves in conformity with GAAP have been provided on the books of the relevant Group Member or to the extent that failure to do so could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect) or with respect to which the failure to have filed such tax returns or have paid such taxes would not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
4.11            Federal Regulations.  No part of the proceeds of any Loans, and no other extensions of credit hereunder, will be used (a) for “buying” or “carrying” any “margin stock” within the respective meanings of each of the quoted terms under Regulation U as now and from time to time hereafter in effect for any purpose that violates the provisions of the Regulations of the Board or (b) for any purpose that violates the provisions of the Regulations of the Board.  If requested by any Lender or the Administrative Agent, the Borrower will furnish to the Administrative Agent and each Lender a statement to the foregoing effect in conformity with the requirements of FR Form G-3 or FR Form U-1, as applicable, referred to in Regulation U.
 
4.12            ERISA.  Neither a Reportable Event nor a failure to satisfy the “minimum funding standards” (within the meaning of Section 412 of the Code or Section 302 of ERISA) applicable to each Plan (whether or not waived) has occurred during the five-year period prior to the date on which this representation is made or deemed made with respect to any Plan, and each Plan has complied in all material respects with the applicable provisions of ERISA and the Code; (b) no termination of a Single Employer Plan has occurred, no Lien in favor of the PBGC or a Plan has arisen and no determination has been made that a Plan is, or is expected to be, “at risk” (within the meaning of Section 430 of the Code or Section 303 of ERISA), during such five-year period; (c) the present value of all accrued benefits under each Single Employer Plan (based on those assumptions used to fund such Plans) did not, as of the last annual valuation date prior to the date on which this representation is made or deemed made, exceed the value of the assets of such Plan allocable to such accrued benefits by a material amount; (d) neither the Borrower nor any Commonly Controlled Entity has had a complete or partial withdrawal from any Multiemployer Plan that has resulted or could reasonably be expected to result in a liability under ERISA, and neither the Borrower nor any Commonly Controlled Entity would become subject to any material liability under ERISA if the Borrower or any such Commonly Controlled Entity were to withdraw completely from all Multiemployer Plans as of the valuation date most closely preceding the date on which this representation is made or deemed made; and (e) no such Multiemployer Plan is in “endangered” or “critical” status (within the meaning of Section 432 of the Code or Section 305 of ERISA) or in Reorganization or Insolvent, except where, in each of clauses (a) through (e), such event or condition, together with all other events or conditions, could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
4.13            Investment Company Act; Other Regulations.  No Loan Party is an “investment company”, or a company “controlled” by an “investment company”, within the meaning of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended.
 
4.14            Subsidiaries.  As of the Restatement Effective Date, (a) Schedule 4.14 sets forth the name and jurisdiction of organization of each Subsidiary and, (i) as to each such Subsidiary (other than WTH Funding LP), the percentage of each class of Capital Stock owned by any Loan Party and (ii) in the case of WTH Funding LP, the names of the partners of such partnership and to the extent that the partners of such partnership are Subsidiaries, the percentage of Capital Stock of such Subsidiaries owned by any Loan Party and (b) there are no outstanding subscriptions, options, warrants, calls, rights or other agreements or commitments (other than stock options granted to employees or directors and directors’ qualifying shares) of any nature relating to any Capital Stock of the Borrower or any Subsidiary (other than WTH Funding LP), except as created by the Loan Documents.
 
4.15            Use of Proceeds.  The proceeds of the Term Loans shall be used (i) to repay AESOP Indebtedness, (ii) to pay costs and expenses in connection with the entering into of the Loan
 
 
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Documents and the issuance of the Senior Unsecured Notes and (iii) to finance the working capital needs and general corporate purposes of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, including Investments, Restricted Payments and capital expenditures permitted under this Agreement.  The proceeds of the Revolving Loans and the Swingline Loans, and the Letters of Credit, shall be used to finance the working capital needs and general corporate purposes of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, including Investments, Restricted Payments and capital expenditures permitted under this Agreement (other than, in the case of (i) Revolving Loans and Swingline Loans (other than to the extent borrowed to facilitate the replacement of the letters of credit of Dollar Target and its Subsidiaries upon consummation of DTA Acquisition Step 1) and (ii) prior to the consummation of DTA Acquisition Step 1, Letters of Credit, the DTA Acquisition). The proceeds of the Tranche A Term Loans shall be used only (i) to pay a portion of the consideration for the Avis Europe Acquisition, (ii) to refinance existing Indebtedness of Avis Europe and its Subsidiaries in connection with the Avis Europe Acquisition and (iii) to pay costs and expenses related to the Avis Europe Acquisition and the Incremental Facilities Agreement.
 
4.16            Accuracy of Information, etc.  No statement or information (other than the projections and pro forma financial information) contained in this Agreement, any other Loan Document, the Confidential Information Memorandum or any other document, certificate or statement furnished by or on behalf of any Loan Party to the Administrative Agent or the Lenders, or any of them, for use in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Agreement or the other Loan Documents taken as a whole, contained as of the date such statement, information, document or certificate was so furnished (or, in the case of the Confidential Information Memorandum, as of the date of this Agreement), any untrue statement of a material fact or omitted to state a material fact necessary to make the statements contained herein or therein not misleading.  The projections and pro forma financial information contained in the materials referenced above are based upon good faith estimates and assumptions believed by management of the Borrower to be reasonable at the time made, it being recognized by the Lenders that such financial information as it relates to future events is not to be viewed as fact and that actual results during the period or periods covered by such financial information may differ from the projected results set forth therein by a material amount.  As of the Restatement Effective Date there is no fact known to any Loan Party that could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect that has not been expressly disclosed herein, in the other Loan Documents, in the Confidential Information Memorandum or in any other documents, certificates and statements furnished to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders for use in connection with the transactions contemplated hereby and by the other Loan Documents.
 
4.17            Security Documents.  (a) The Guarantee and Collateral Agreement is effective to create in favor of the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Secured Parties (as defined in the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement), a legal, valid and enforceable security interest in the Collateral described therein and proceeds thereof.  In the case of the Pledged Stock as defined and described in the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement, when stock certificates representing such Pledged Stock are delivered to the Administrative Agent, and in the case of the other Collateral described in the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement as of the Restatement Effective Date, when financing statements and other filings specified on Schedule 4.17 in appropriate form are filed in the offices specified on Schedule 4.17 to the extent such filings are effective to perfect a security interest in such Collateral, the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement shall constitute a fully perfected Lien on, and security interest in, all right, title and interest of the Loan Parties in such Collateral and the proceeds thereof, as security for the Obligations (as defined in the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement) under the laws of the United States, in each case prior and superior in right to any other Person (except (i) in the case of Collateral other than Pledged Stock, Permitted Liens and (ii) in the case of Pledged Stock, statutory Liens or nonconsensual Liens); and (b) when executed, each of the Mortgage Amendments will be effective to continue in favor of the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Lenders, a legal, valid and enforceable Lien on the Mortgaged Properties described therein and proceeds thereof, and when the Mortgage Amendments are accepted for recording in the applicable recording offices, each such Mortgage shall constitute a fully perfected Lien on, and security interest in, all right, title and interest of the Loan Parties in the Mortgaged Properties and the proceeds thereof, as security for the Obligations (as defined in the relevant Mortgage), in each case prior and superior in right to any other Person (except for any
 
 
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Permitted Lien other than Liens securing Indebtedness).  Schedule 1.1F lists, as of the Restatement Effective Date, each parcel of owned real property and each leasehold interest in real property located in the United States and held by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries that has a value, in the reasonable opinion of the Borrower, in excess of $5,000,000.
 
SECTION 5.                      CONDITIONS PRECEDENT
 
5.1            Amendment and Restatement Effective Date.  The amendment and restatement of the Existing Credit Agreement provided for hereby and the agreement of each Revolving Lender to make the initial extension of credit requested to be made by it is subject to the satisfaction, prior to or concurrently with the making of such extension of credit on the Restatement Effective Date, of each of the following conditions precedent (unless such condition precedent shall have been waived in accordance with Section 10.1):
 
(a) Credit Agreement; Guarantee and Collateral Agreement.  The Administrative Agent shall have received (i) this Agreement, executed and delivered by the Administrative Agent, Holdings, the Borrower and each Person listed on Schedule 1.1A and (ii) the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement, executed and delivered by Holdings, the Borrower and each Subsidiary Guarantor.
 
(b) Pro Forma Balance Sheet; Financial Statements.  The Lenders shall have received (i) the Pro Forma Balance Sheet, (ii) the Consolidated Financial Statements and (iii) unaudited interim consolidated financial statements of the Borrower for each fiscal quarter ended more than 55 days before the Restatement Effective Date and after the date of the latest applicable financial statements delivered pursuant to clause (ii) of this paragraph as to which such financial statements are available, and such financial statements shall not, in the reasonable judgment of the Lenders, reflect any material inconsistency with the financial statements or projections contained in the Confidential Information Memorandum, except as a result of changes thereto required by GAAP.
 
(c) Projections.  The Lenders shall have received satisfactory projections through 2016.
 
(d) Approvals.  All material governmental and third party approvals necessary in connection with the continuing operations of the Group Members, the issuance of the Senior Unsecured Notes and the financing contemplated hereby shall have been obtained and be in full force and effect, and all applicable waiting periods shall have expired without any action being taken or threatened by any competent authority that would restrain, prevent or otherwise impose adverse conditions on the issuance of the Senior Unsecured Notes or the financing contemplated hereby.
 
(e) Lien Searches.  The Administrative Agent shall have received the results of a recent lien search in each jurisdiction where the Loan Parties have their chief executive office or are organized, and such search shall reveal no Liens on any of the assets of the Loan Parties except for Liens permitted by Section 7.3, Liens discharged on or prior to the Restatement Effective Date or Liens for which termination arrangements have been made pursuant to documentation and on terms satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.
 
(f) Payments as of the Restatement Effective Date.
 
(i) The Borrower shall have prepaid all Revolving Loans outstanding under (and as defined in) the Existing Credit Agreement (and all accrued and unpaid interest thereon) and all accrued and unpaid commitment fees and letter of credit fees under the Existing Credit Agreement, accrued to (but not including) the Restatement Effective Date.
 
 
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(ii) The Lenders, the Joint Lead Arrangers and the Administrative Agent shall have received all fees required to be paid, and all expenses for which invoices have been presented (including the reasonable fees and expenses of legal counsel), on or before the Restatement Effective Date.  All such amounts will be paid with proceeds of Loans made on the Restatement Effective Date and will be reflected in the funding instructions given by the Borrower to the Administrative Agent on or before the Restatement Effective Date.
 
(g) Closing Certificate; Certified Certificate of Incorporation; Good Standing Certificates. The Administrative Agent shall have received (i) a certificate of each Loan Party, dated the Restatement Effective Date, substantially in the form of Exhibit C, with appropriate insertions and attachments, including the certificate of incorporation of each Loan Party that is a corporation certified by the relevant authority of the jurisdiction of organization of such Loan Party, and (ii) a long form good standing certificate for each Loan Party from its jurisdiction of organization.
 
(h) Legal Opinions.  The Administrative Agent shall have received the executed legal opinion of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, counsel to the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, substantially in the form of Exhibit E.
 
(i) Solvency Certificate.  The Administrative Agent shall have received a satisfactory solvency certificate from a Responsible Officer that shall document the solvency of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries after giving effect to the financing contemplated hereby.
 
(j) Officer’s Certificate.  The Lenders shall have received a certificate from a Responsible Officer documenting the Borrower’s compliance with the conditions set forth in paragraphs (a) and (b) of Section 5.2 on a pro forma basis after giving effect to the financing contemplated hereby.
 
(k) Flood Determinations.  The Administrative Agent shall have received (a) a “Life-of-Loan” Federal Emergency Management Agency Standard Flood Hazard Determination with respect to each of the Mortgaged Properties (together with a notice about special flood hazard area status and flood disaster assistance duly executed by the Borrower and each Loan Party relating thereto in the event any such Mortgaged Properties are located within a special flood hazard area) and (b) a copy of or a certificate as to coverage under the insurance policies required by Section 6.5, including without limitation, flood insurance policies and the applicable provisions of the Security Documents, each of which shall be endorsed or otherwise amended as provided in Section 6.5.
 
Notwithstanding the foregoing, the amendment and restatement of the Existing Credit Agreement provided for hereby and the obligations of the Lenders to make Loans and of the Issuing Lender to issue or continue Letters of Credit hereunder shall not become effective unless each of the foregoing conditions is satisfied (or waived pursuant to Section 10.1) on or prior to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on May 3, 2011.
 
5.2            Conditions to Each Extension of Credit.  The agreement of each Lender to make any extension of credit requested to be made by it on any date (including its initial extension of credit) is subject to the satisfaction of the following conditions precedent:
 
(a) Representations and Warranties.  Each of the representations and warranties made by any Loan Party in or pursuant to the Loan Documents shall be true and correct in all material respects on and as of such date as if made on and as of such date, except to the extent such representations and warranties expressly relate to an earlier date (in which case such representations and warranties shall be true and correct in all material respects on and as of such earlier date).
 
 
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(b) No Default.  No Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing on such date or after giving effect to the extensions of credit requested to be made on such date.
 
(c) Extensions of Credit to a Subsidiary Borrower.  The representations and warranties contained in Sections 4.3, 4.4 and 4.5 as to any Subsidiary Borrower to which an extension of credit is to be made shall be true and correct in all material respects on and as of such date as if made on and as of such date, except to the extent such representations and warranties expressly relate to an earlier date (in which case such representations and warranties shall be true and correct in all material respects on and as of such earlier date).
 
Each borrowing by and issuance of a Letter of Credit on behalf of the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower hereunder shall constitute a representation and warranty by the Borrower, or such Subsidiary Borrower, as applicable, as of the date of such extension of credit that the conditions contained in this Section 5.2 have been satisfied. Any funding or effectiveness of an Incremental Commitment (including any deemed issuance of Letters of Credit) in connection with the DTA Acquisition shall not be subject to the conditions precedent set forth in this Section 5.2, nor shall it constitute a representation and warranty hereunder.
 
SECTION 6.                      AFFIRMATIVE COVENANTS
 
Holdings and the Borrower hereby jointly and severally agree that, so long as the Commitments remain in effect, any Letter of Credit remains outstanding or any Loan or other amount is owing to any Lender or the Administrative Agent hereunder, each of Holdings and the Borrower shall and shall cause each of its Subsidiaries to:
 
6.1            Financial Statements.  Furnish to the Administrative Agent (and the Administrative Agent shall furnish to each Lender):
 
(a) as soon as available, but in any event within 100 days after the end of each fiscal year of the Borrower, a copy of the audited consolidated balance sheet of the Borrower and its consolidated Subsidiaries as at the end of such year and the related audited consolidated statements of income and of cash flows for such year, setting forth in each case in comparative form the figures for the previous year, reported on without a “going concern” or like qualification or exception, or qualification arising out of the scope of the audit, by Deloitte & Touche LLP or other independent certified public accountants of nationally recognized standing; and
 
(b) as soon as available, but in any event not later than 55 days after the end of each of the first three quarterly periods of each fiscal year of the Borrower, the unaudited consolidated balance sheet of the Borrower and its consolidated Subsidiaries as at the end of such quarter and the related unaudited consolidated statements of income and of cash flows for such quarter and the portion of the fiscal year through the end of such quarter, setting forth in each case in comparative form the figures for the previous year, certified by a Responsible Officer as being fairly stated in all material respects (subject to normal year-end audit adjustments).
 
All such financial statements shall be complete and correct in all material respects and shall be prepared in reasonable detail and in accordance with GAAP applied (except as approved by such accountants or officer, as the case may be, and disclosed in reasonable detail therein) consistently throughout the periods reflected therein and with prior periods and shall be deemed to have been delivered on the date on which the Borrower provides notice to the Administrative Agent that such information has been posted on the Borrower’s website at the website address listed on the signature pages of such notice, at www.sec.gov or at such other website identified in such notice and accessible by the Lenders without charge; provided that the Borrower shall deliver paper copies of such financial statements to the Administrative Agent or any Lender who requests the Borrower to deliver such paper copies until written notice to cease delivering paper copies is given by the Administrative Agent or such Lender.  
 
 
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The Borrower will be deemed to have satisfied the requirements of this Section 6.1 if any parent files with the SEC and provides reports, documents and information of the types otherwise so required, in each case within the applicable time periods specified by the applicable rules and regulations of the SEC, and the Borrower is not required to file such reports, documents and information separately under the applicable rules and regulations of the SEC (after giving effect to any exemptive relief) because of the filings by such parent.
 
6.2            Certificates; Other Information.  Furnish to the Administrative Agent (and the Administrative Agent shall furnish to each Lender) (or, in the case of clause (d), to the relevant Lender):
 
(a) concurrently with the delivery of the financial statements referred to in Section 6.1(a), a letter, written and signed by the independent certified public accountants reporting on such financial statements describing the scope of such financial statements and certifying that such financial statements are presented in an accurate manner and in accordance with GAAP;
 
(b) concurrently with the delivery of any financial statements pursuant to Section 6.1, (i) a certificate of a Responsible Officer stating that, to the best of each such Responsible Officer’s knowledge, each Loan Party during such period has observed or performed all of its covenants and other agreements, and satisfied every condition contained in this Agreement and the other Loan Documents to which it is a party to be observed, performed or satisfied by it, and that such Responsible Officer has obtained no knowledge of any Default or Event of Default except as specified in such certificate and (ii) in the case of quarterly or annual financial statements, (x) a Compliance Certificate containing all information and calculations necessary for determining compliance by each Group Member with the provisions of this Agreement referred to therein as of the last day of the fiscal quarter or fiscal year of the Borrower, as the case may be, and (y) to the extent not previously disclosed to the Administrative Agent, (1) a description of any change in the jurisdiction of organization of any Loan Party and the name and jurisdiction of organization of any new Subsidiary and the percentage of each class of Capital Stock owned by any Loan Party and (2) a list of any Intellectual Property registrations and applications applied for, acquired by or exclusively licensed to any Loan Party since the date of the most recent report delivered pursuant to this clause (y) (or, in the case of the first such report so delivered, since the Closing Date);
 
(c) as soon as available, and in any event no later than 45 days after the end of each fiscal year of the Borrower, a consolidated budget for the following fiscal year (which shall include the Fleet Financing Forecast for such fiscal year) and, as soon as available, significant revisions, if any, of such budget with respect to such fiscal year (the “Budget”), which Budget shall in each case be accompanied by a certificate of a Responsible Officer stating that such Budget is based on reasonable estimates, information and assumptions and that such Responsible Officer has no reason to believe that such Budget is incorrect or misleading in any material respect, it being understood that such Budget is based upon good faith estimates and assumptions believed by management of the Borrower to be reasonable at the time made, and it being recognized by the Lenders that such financial information as it relates to future events is not to be viewed as fact and that actual results during the period or periods covered by such financial information may differ from Budget by a material amount;
 
(d) promptly, such additional financial and other information as any Lender may from time to time reasonably request.
 
6.3            Payment of Obligations.  Pay, discharge or otherwise satisfy at or before maturity or before they become delinquent, as the case may be, its obligations and liabilities in respect of taxes, assessments and governmental charges or levies imposed upon it or upon its income or profits or in respect of its property, except where the amount or validity thereof is currently being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings and reserves in conformity with GAAP with respect thereto have
 
 
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been provided on the books of the relevant Group Member or except to the extent that failure to do so could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.
 
6.4            Maintenance of Existence; Compliance.  (a)(i)  Preserve, renew and keep in full force and effect its organizational existence (provided that Holdings and any of its Subsidiaries may change its organizational form so long as such change shall not adversely affect the interests of the Lenders) and (ii) take all reasonable action to maintain all rights, privileges and franchises necessary or desirable in the normal conduct of its business, except, in each case, as otherwise permitted by Section 7.4 and except to the extent that failure to do so could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect; and (b) comply with all Contractual Obligations and Requirements of Law except to the extent that failure to comply therewith could not, in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
6.5            Maintenance of Property; Insurance.  (a)  Keep all property material to its business in good working order and condition consistent with industry practices, ordinary wear and tear excepted, except where the failure to do so could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect and (b) maintain with financially sound and reputable insurance companies insurance on all its material property in amounts and against such risks (but including in any event, to the extent available on commercially reasonable terms, public liability, product liability and business interruption) as are usually insured against in the same general area by companies engaged in the same or a similar business.
 
6.6            Inspection of Property; Books and Records; Discussions.  (a)  Keep proper books of records and account in which full, true and correct entries in conformity with GAAP and all Requirements of Law shall be made of all dealings and transactions in relation to its business and activities and (b) permit the Administrative Agent, and after the occurrence and during the continuance of an Event of Default, representatives of any Lender (in coordination with the Administrative Agent), to visit and inspect any of its properties and examine and make abstracts from any of its books and records at any reasonable time and upon reasonable advance notice, and to discuss the business, operations, properties and financial and other condition of the Group Members with officers and employees of the Group Members and with their independent certified public accountants; provided that a representative of the Loan Parties shall be permitted to be present for any discussion with independent certified accountants referred to above.  Notwithstanding Section 10.5, unless any such visit or inspection is conducted after the occurrence and during the continuance of a Default or Event of Default, the Borrower shall not be required to pay any costs or expenses incurred by the Administrative Agent, any Lender or Lender’s representative in connection with such visit or inspection.
 
6.7            Notices.  Promptly upon obtaining actual knowledge thereof, give notice to the Administrative Agent (and the Administrative Agent shall give notice to each Lender) of:
 
(a) the occurrence of any Default or Event of Default;
 
(b) any (i) default or event of default under any Contractual Obligation of any Group Member or (ii) litigation, investigation or proceeding that may exist at any time between any Group Member and any Governmental Authority, that in either case, if not cured or if adversely determined, as the case may be, could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect;
 
(c)  any litigation or proceeding affecting any Group Member (i) in which the amount involved is $50,000,000 or more and not covered by insurance, (ii) in which injunctive or similar relief is sought or (iii) which relates to any Loan Document;
 
(d) the following events, as soon as possible and in any event within 30 days after the Borrower knows or has reason to know thereof:  (i) the occurrence of any Reportable Event with respect to any Plan, a failure to make any required contribution to, or satisfy the “minimum
 
 
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funding standard” (as defined in Section 302 of ERISA or Section 412 of the Code) with respect to, a Plan, a determination that any Plan is, or is reasonably expected to be, “at risk” (within the meaning of Section 430 of the Code or Section 303 of ERISA), the creation of any Lien in favor of the PBGC or a Plan or any withdrawal from, or the termination, Reorganization or Insolvency of, any Multiemployer Plan (or any Multiemployer Plan is in “endangered” or “critical” status (within the meaning of Section 432 of the Code or Section 305 of ERISA)) or (ii) the institution of proceedings or the taking of any other action by the PBGC or the Borrower or any Commonly Controlled Entity or any Multiemployer Plan with respect to the withdrawal from, or the termination, Reorganization or Insolvency of, any Plan ; and
 
(e) any development or event that has had or could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
Each notice pursuant to this Section 6.7 shall be accompanied by a statement of a Responsible Officer setting forth details of the occurrence referred to therein and stating what action the relevant Group Member proposes to take with respect thereto.
 
6.8            Environmental Laws.  (a) Comply with, and use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure compliance by all tenants and subtenants, if any, with, all applicable Environmental Laws, and obtain and comply with and maintain, and use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that all tenants and subtenants obtain and comply with and maintain, any and all licenses, approvals, binding notifications, registrations or permits required by applicable Environmental Laws, except where the failure to do so could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
(b) Conduct and complete all investigations, studies, sampling and testing, and all remedial, removal and other actions required under Environmental Laws and promptly comply with all lawful orders and directives of all Governmental Authorities regarding Environmental Laws, except where the failure to do so could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
6.9            Additional Collateral etc..  (a) With respect to any property constituting Collateral described in the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement acquired after the Restatement Effective Date by any Loan Party as to which the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Lenders, does not have a perfected Lien, promptly (i) execute and deliver to the Administrative Agent such amendments to the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement or such other documents as the Administrative Agent deems necessary or advisable to grant to the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Lenders, a security interest in such property under the laws of the United States and (ii) take all actions necessary or advisable to grant to the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Lenders, a perfected first priority security interest in such property, including filing documents in the United States Patent and Trademark Office and United States Copyright Office and filing of Uniform Commercial Code financing statements in such jurisdictions as may be required by the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement or by law or as may be requested by the Administrative Agent subject to the terms of the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement; provided that the Loan Parties shall not be required to take any such action with respect to any Intellectual Property acquired after the Restatement Effective Date until the list describing such Intellectual Property is required to be furnished to the Administrative Agent and each Lender pursuant to Section 6.2(b).
 
(b) With respect to any new Subsidiary (other than a Foreign Subsidiary, an Excluded Subsidiary, an Excluded Person, a Securitization Entity or any Subsidiary of a Foreign Subsidiary, Excluded Subsidiary or Securitization Entity) created or acquired after the Restatement Effective Date by any Loan Party,  subject to Section 6.10(b), promptly (i) execute and deliver to the Administrative Agent such amendments to the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement as the Administrative Agent deems necessary or advisable to grant to the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Lenders, a perfected first priority security interest in the Capital Stock of such new Subsidiary that is owned by any Loan Party, (ii) deliver to the Administrative Agent the certificates representing such Capital Stock, together with undated stock powers, in blank, executed and delivered by a duly authorized officer of the relevant
 
 
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Loan Party, (iii) cause such new Subsidiary (A) to become a party to the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement, (B) to take such actions necessary or advisable to grant to the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Lenders a perfected first priority security interest in the Collateral described in the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement under the laws of the United States with respect to such new Subsidiary, including the filing of Uniform Commercial Code financing statements in such jurisdictions as may be required by the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement or by law or as may be requested by the Administrative Agent and (C) to deliver to the Administrative Agent a certificate of such Subsidiary, substantially in the form of Exhibit C, with appropriate insertions and attachments, and (iv) if reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent, deliver to the Administrative Agent legal opinions relating to the matters described above, which opinions shall be in form and substance, and from counsel, reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.
 
(c)  With respect to any new Foreign Subsidiary created or acquired after the Restatement Effective Date by any Loan Party (other than by any Foreign Subsidiary, an Excluded Subsidiary, an Excluded Person or a Securitization Entity), subject to Section 6.10(b), promptly (i) execute and deliver to the Administrative Agent such amendments to the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement as the Administrative Agent deems necessary or advisable to grant to the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Lenders, a perfected first priority security interest in a portion of the Capital Stock of such new Subsidiary that is owned by any such Loan Party (provided that in no event shall more than 65% of the total outstanding Capital Stock of any such new Subsidiary be required to be so pledged), (ii) deliver to the Administrative Agent the certificates representing such Capital Stock, together with undated stock powers, in blank, executed and delivered by a duly authorized officer of the relevant Group Member, and take such other action as may be necessary or, in the opinion of the Administrative Agent, desirable to perfect the Administrative Agent’s security interest therein, and (iii) if reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent, deliver to the Administrative Agent legal opinions relating to the matters described above, which opinions shall be in form and substance, and from counsel, reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.
 
(d) With respect to any fee interest in any real property having a value (together with improvements thereof) of at least $5,000,000 acquired after the Restatement Effective Date by any Loan Party (other than any such real property subject to a Lien expressly permitted by Section 7.3(h) or 7.3(o)), promptly (i) execute and deliver a first priority Mortgage, in favor of the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Lenders, covering such real property and (ii) in the case of any fee owned real property with a value of $5,000,000 or more, if reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent (x) provide the Lenders with title and extended coverage insurance covering such real property in an amount at least equal to the purchase price of such real property (or such other amount as shall be reasonably specified by the Administrative Agent) and (y) deliver to the Administrative Agent legal opinions relating to the matters described above, which opinions shall be in form and substance, and from counsel, reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.
 
6.10            DTA Acquisition etc.  On and after the consummation of DTA Acquisition Step 1, each of Holdings and the Borrower shall:
(a) use its commercially reasonable efforts to effect the termination of all revolving commitments outstanding under the Dollar Target Credit Agreement and the prepayment of all loans outstanding thereunder (and all accrued and unpaid interest thereon), in each case, as soon as reasonably practicable after the consummation of DTA Acquisition Step 1; and
 
(b) cause each of Dollar Target and its Subsidiaries (other than any Excluded Subsidiary) to (i) become a Loan Party under the Loan Documents, and (ii) satisfy the guarantee and collateral requirements set forth above in Section 6.9, in each case, on or before the one-year anniversary of the date of the consummation of DTA Acquisition Step 1.
 
6.11            Post-Closing Obligations.
 
 
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Within the later of (i) 180 days after the First Amendment Effective Date and (ii) if any Incremental Term Loans are made within 180 days after the First Amendment Effective Date, 90 days after the date on which such Incremental Term Loans are made (or such later dates from time to time as consented to by the Administrative Agent in its reasonable discretion), the Administrative Agent shall have received amendments to each Mortgage (giving effect to the entering into of this Agreement) with respect to each of the Mortgaged Properties, duly executed and delivered by the applicable Loan Party, together with:

(a) evidence of the completion (or reasonably satisfactory arrangements for the completion) of all recordings and filings of an amendment to each existing Mortgage covering any of the Mortgaged Properties (each a “Mortgage Amendment”) as necessary to continue a valid, perfected first priority (subject to Permitted Liens) Lien against the properties purported to be covered thereby and otherwise in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent; and
 
(b) date down or modification endorsements to each mortgagee’s title insurance policy covering the existing Mortgages on the Mortgaged Properties in form and substance reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent and revealing no Liens or other encumbrances other than Permitted Liens.
 

SECTION 7.                      NEGATIVE COVENANTS
 
Holdings and the Borrower hereby jointly and severally agree that, so long as the Commitments remain in effect, any Letter of Credit remains outstanding or any Loan or other amount is owing to any Lender or the Administrative Agent hereunder, each of Holdings and the Borrower shall not, and shall not permit any of its Subsidiaries to, directly or indirectly:
 
7.1            Financial Condition Covenants.
 
 (a) Consolidated Leverage Ratio.  Permit the Consolidated Leverage Ratio as at the last day of any period of four consecutive fiscal quarters of the Borrower ending with any fiscal quarter set forth below (commencing with the fiscal quarter ending June 30, 2011) to exceed the ratio set forth below opposite such fiscal quarter:
 
Fiscal Quarter
Consolidated
Leverage Ratio
June 30, 2011
5.25 to 1.00
September 30, 2011
5.00 to 1.00
December 31, 2011
5.50to 1.00
March 31, 2012
5.25 to 1.00
June 30, 2012
5.25 to 1.00
September 30, 2012
5.25 to 1.00
December 31, 2012
5.25 to 1.00
March 31, 2013
5.25 to 1.00
June 30, 2013
5.25 to 1.00
September 30, 2013
5.00 to 1.00
December 31, 2013
5.00 to 1.00
March 31, 2014
4.75 to 1.00
June 30, 2014
4.75 to 1.00
September 30, 2014
4.50 to 1.00
December 31, 2014
4.50 to 1.00
March 31, 2015
4.25 to 1.00
June 30, 2015
4.25 to 1.00
 
 
 
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September 30, 2015
4.25 to 1.00
December 31, 2015 and thereafter
4.25 to 1.00
 
 
 
(b) Consolidated Interest Coverage Ratio.  Permit the Consolidated Interest Coverage Ratio for any period of four consecutive fiscal quarters of the Borrower ending with any fiscal quarter set forth below (commencing with the fiscal quarter ending June 30, 2011) to be less than the ratio set forth below opposite such fiscal quarter:
 
Fiscal Quarter
Consolidated
Interest Coverage Ratio
March 31, 2011
1.50 to 1.00
June 30, 2011
1.50 to 1.00
September 30, 2011
1.50 to 1.00
December 31, 2011
1.55 to 1.00
March 31, 2012
1.55 to 1.00
June 30, 2012
1.60 to 1.00
September 30, 2012
1.70 to 1.00
December 31, 2012
1.70 to 1.00
March 31, 2013
1.70 to 1.00
June 30, 2013
1.70 to 1.00
September 30, 2013
1.70 to 1.00
December 31, 2013
1.70 to 1.00
March 31, 2014
1.70 to 1.00
June 30, 2014
1.70 to 1.00
September 30, 2014
1.70 to 1.00
December 31, 2014
1.70 to 1.00
March 31, 2015
1.75 to 1.00
June 30, 2015
1.75 to 1.00
September 30, 2015
1.75 to 1.00
December 31, 2015 and thereafter
1.75 to 1.00

7.2            Indebtedness
 
.  Create, issue, incur, assume, become liable in respect of or suffer to exist any Indebtedness, except:
 
(a) Indebtedness of any Loan Party pursuant to any Loan Document;
 
(b) Indebtedness of the Borrower to any Subsidiary, Holdings or Parent and of any Subsidiary Guarantor to the Borrower or any other Subsidiary;
 
(c) Guarantee Obligations of the Borrower, Holdings and any Subsidiary of the Borrower in respect of the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement and any other Security Documents;
 
(d) guarantees by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries of obligations of any Subsidiary Guarantor or the Borrower;
 
(e) obligations in respect of surety bonds, bank guarantees, letters of credit and similar obligations incurred in the ordinary course of business;
 
 
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(f) Indebtedness outstanding on the date hereof or required to be incurred pursuant to a Contractual Obligation in existence on the date hereof (other than AESOP Indebtedness and Securitization Indebtedness) and listed on Schedule 7.2(f) and any Permitted Refinancing thereof;
 
(g) Indebtedness (including, without limitation, Capital Lease Obligations) secured by Liens permitted by Section 7.3(h) in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $100,000,000 at any one time outstanding;
 
(h) Indebtedness of the Borrower and Avis Budget Finance in respect of the Senior Unsecured Notes and any Permitted Refinancing thereof;
 
(i) unsecured Guarantee Obligations of Holdings and any Subsidiary of the Borrower in respect of the Senior Unsecured Notes; provided that each guarantor under the Senior Unsecured Notes or any Permitted Refinancing thereof shall be a guarantor of the Obligations pursuant to the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement or such other agreement as the Administrative Agent may approve in its reasonable discretion;
 
(j) AESOP Indebtedness and Additional Foreign Vehicle Indebtedness;
 
(k) Securitization Indebtedness;
 
(l) Recourse Vehicle Indebtedness (including any Guarantee Obligations in respect thereof);
 
(m) Indebtedness incurred in connection with any acquisition by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries of vehicles directly from a manufacturer pursuant to such manufacturer’s repurchase program; provided that (i) such Indebtedness is not greater than the net book value of such vehicles and (ii) such vehicles could not be financed under the AESOP Financing Program;
 
(n) Indebtedness incurred pursuant to terminal rental adjustment clause lease financings of trucks to be used in the truck rental operations of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries;
 
(o) Indebtedness under any Swap Agreement;
 
(p) Indebtedness of any Foreign Subsidiary, Excluded Subsidiary or Securitization Entity to the Borrower or any Subsidiary Guarantor incurred in the ordinary course of business or to satisfy the general financing needs of such Foreign Subsidiary, Excluded Subsidiary or Securitization Entity;
 
(q) Indebtedness of any Foreign Subsidiary, Excluded Subsidiary or Securitization Entity to the Borrower or any Subsidiary Guarantor in an amount not to exceed $50,000,000 at any one time outstanding;
 
(r) Indebtedness of any Foreign Subsidiary, Excluded Subsidiary or Securitization Entity to any Foreign Subsidiary, Excluded Subsidiary or Securitization Entity;
 
(s) Guarantee Obligations incurred by any Foreign Subsidiary, Excluded Subsidiary or Securitization Entity in respect of Indebtedness of any Foreign Subsidiary, Excluded Subsidiary or Securitization Entity;
 
 
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(t) Indebtedness of any Foreign Subsidiary in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $150,000,000 at any one time outstanding and any Permitted Refinancing thereof;
 
(u) Indebtedness of any Person that becomes a Subsidiary pursuant to a Specified Transaction or that is otherwise assumed by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries in connection with a Specified Transaction which is not incurred in contemplation of such Specified Transaction and any Permitted Refinancing thereof;
 
(v) unsecured or subordinated Indebtedness of the Borrower, Holdings or any Subsidiary Guarantor of the Borrower having no scheduled principal payments or prepayments (other than (i) as a result of change of control, asset sale, or issuance of Capital Stock or Indebtedness, (ii) payments required to prevent any such Indebtedness from being treated as an “applicable high yield discount obligation” within the meaning of Section 163(i)(1) of the Code, or (iii) pursuant to other mandatory prepayment requirements customary for similar Indebtedness after taking into account then prevailing market conditions) prior to the Term Loan Maturity Date incurred in connection with Specified Transactions and any Permitted Refinancing thereof;
 
(w) additional Indebtedness of the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $50,000,000 at any one time outstanding;
 
(x) Indebtedness incurred in connection with the financing of any insurance premiums;
 
(y) additional unsecured or subordinated Indebtedness of the Borrower, Holdings or any Subsidiary Guarantor having no scheduled principal payments or prepayments (other than (i) as a result of change of control, asset sale, or issuance of Capital Stock or Indebtedness, (ii) payments required to prevent any such Indebtedness from being treated as an “applicable high yield discount obligation” within the meaning of Section 163(i)(1) of the Code, or (iii) pursuant to other mandatory prepayment requirements customary for similar Indebtedness after taking into account then prevailing market conditions, in each case, not otherwise in conflict with the mandatory prepayment requirements contained in Section 2.11) prior to the Term Loan Maturity Date and any Permitted Refinancing thereof;
 
(z) Indebtedness of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries (including any Guarantee Obligations in respect thereof) incurred to finance a portion of the DTA Acquisition and any Permitted Refinancing thereof; and
 
(aa)  (i) Indebtedness of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries (including any Guarantee Obligations in respect thereof) incurred (x) to finance a portion of the Avis Europe Acquisition or (y) to refinance any Term Loans (including any Incremental Term Loans), and in each case, any Permitted Refinancing thereof, and (ii) Indebtedness of Avis Europe and its Subsidiaries incurred under revolving credit facilities on or after the date of the consummation of the Avis Europe Acquisition to finance the working capital needs and general corporate purposes of Avis Europe and its Subsidiaries and any Permitted Refinancing thereof.
 
provided, that if the Group Member’s action or event meets the criteria of more than one of the types of Indebtedness described in the clauses above, the Borrower in its sole discretion may classify (and reclassify) such action or event in one or more clauses (including in part under one such clause and in part under another such clause). For purposes of determining compliance with this Section 7.2 and Section 7.3(s), the amount of any Indebtedness denominated in a currency other than Dollars shall be the Dollar Equivalent thereof on the date such Indebtedness is incurred or committed (in the case of Indebtedness pursuant to a revolving or delayed draw credit facility) ; provided that,  if any Indebtedness is incurred to refinance other Indebtedness denominated in a currency other than Dollars (or in a different currency from the Indebtedness being incurred), and such refinancing would cause the
 
 
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applicable Dollar-denominated cap in Section 7.2 and Section 7.3(s) to be exceeded if the amount of such refinancing Indebtedness (or the Dollar Equivalent thereof) is calculated at the relevant currency exchange rate in effect on the date of such refinancing, such Dollar denominated cap shall be deemed not to have been exceeded so long as the aggregate principal amount of such refinancing Indebtedness (or the Dollar Equivalent thereof on the date of such refinancing) does not exceed (i) the Dollar Equivalent of the aggregate outstanding or committed principal amount, as applicable, of such Indebtedness being refinanced on the date of such refinancing, as applicable, plus (ii) the aggregate amount of fees, underwriting discounts, premiums, accrued interest and other costs and expenses incurred in connection with such refinancing.
 
7.3            Liens.  Create, incur, assume or suffer to exist any Lien upon any of its property, whether now owned or hereafter acquired, except:
 
(a) Liens for taxes, assessments, governmental charges or other similar obligations not yet due or that are being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings, provided that adequate reserves with respect thereto are maintained on the books of the Borrower or its Subsidiaries, as the case may be, in conformity with GAAP;
 
(b) carriers’, warehousemen’s, mechanics’, landlord’s, materialmen’s, repairmen’s or other like Liens arising in the ordinary course of business that are not overdue for a period of more than 60 days or that are being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings;
 
(c) Liens incidental to the conduct of the Borrower’s business or the ownership of its assets which were not incurred in connection with the borrowing of money, and which do not in the aggregate materially detract from the value of its assets or materially impair the use thereof in the operation of its business;
 
(d) pledges or deposits in connection with workers’ compensation, unemployment insurance and other social security legislation;
 
(e) pledges or deposits to secure the performance of bids, trade contracts (other than for borrowed money), leases, statutory obligations, letters of credit, bank guarantees, surety and appeal bonds, performance bonds and other obligations of a like nature incurred in the ordinary course of business;
 
(f) easements, rights-of-way, restrictions, covenants and other similar encumbrances incurred in the ordinary course of business or of record that, in the aggregate, are not substantial in amount and that do not in any case materially detract from the value of the property subject thereto or materially interfere with the ordinary conduct of the business of the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries;
 
(g) Liens in existence on the date hereof listed on Schedule 7.3(g), securing Indebtedness permitted by Section 7.2(f), provided that no such Lien is spread to cover any additional property after the Restatement Effective Date and that the amount of Indebtedness secured thereby is not increased;
 
(h) Liens securing Indebtedness of the Borrower or any other Subsidiary incurred pursuant to Section 7.2(g) to finance the acquisition, repair or construction of fixed or capital assets, provided that (i) such Liens shall be created within 90 days of the acquisition, repair or construction of such fixed or capital assets and (ii) such Liens do not at any time encumber any property other than the property financed by such Indebtedness;
 
(i) Liens created pursuant to the Security Documents;
 
 
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(j) Liens on any Related Eligible Assets or arising out of the transfer of Related Eligible Assets to Securitization Entities; provided that such transfer is otherwise permitted by the Agreement, and Liens securing Additional Foreign Vehicle Indebtedness;
 
(k) Liens securing Indebtedness permitted under Section 7.2(j), (k), (l), (m) and (n);
 
(l) Liens securing judgments which do not constitute an Event of Default;
 
(m) statutory rights of tenants under leases with respect to which the Borrower or any Subsidiary is the lessor;
 
(n) (i) any interest or title of a lessor under any lease entered into by the Borrower or any other Subsidiary in the ordinary course of its business and covering only the assets so leased and (ii) any interest or title of a licensor under any Intellectual Property licenses or sublicenses entered into in the ordinary course of business (including any intercompany licenses and sublicenses of Intellectual Property);
 
(o) Liens existing on any property or asset prior to the acquisition thereof by any Group Member or existing on any property or asset of any Person that becomes a Subsidiary (or that merges with or into the Borrower or a Subsidiary or transfers such property or asset to the Borrower or a Subsidiary) after the date hereof prior to the time such Person becomes a Subsidiary (or merges into the Borrower or a Subsidiary or transfers such property or asset); provided that such Lien is not created in contemplation of or in connection with such acquisition or such Person becoming a Subsidiary, as the case may be, and such Lien shall secure only those obligations which it secures on the date of such acquisition or the date on which such Person becomes a Subsidiary or merges into the Borrower or a Subsidiary, as the case may be, and any Permitted Refinancing of such obligations; provided, further, that no such Liens shall be permitted to exist on the Capital Stock of any Person that is required to be a Subsidiary Guarantor hereunder from and after the time by which such Person is required to become a Subsidiary Guarantor; and
 
(p) Liens attaching solely to cash earnest money deposits in connection with any permitted Investment or Permitted Acquisition;
 
(q) Liens on insurance policies and the proceeds thereof securing the financing of the insurance premiums with respect thereto;
 
(r) Encumbrances permitted under Section 7.12 or otherwise imposed pursuant to an agreement that has been entered into in connection with a Disposition of assets;
 
(s) Liens not otherwise permitted by this Section so long as neither (i) the aggregate outstanding principal amount of the obligations secured thereby nor (ii) the aggregate fair market value (determined as of the date such Lien is incurred) of the assets subject thereto exceeds (as to the Borrower and all Subsidiaries) $50,000,000 at any one time;
 
(t) Liens on the proceeds of Indebtedness permitted to be incurred by Section 7.2 in favor of escrow agents, account custodians or similar third party intermediaries during the period which any such proceeds are held under escrow or similar contingent release arrangements;
 
(u) Liens on the assets and the Capital Stock of a Foreign Subsidiary that secures Indebtedness of such Foreign Subsidiary outstanding pursuant to Section 7.2(t) or Section 7.2(aa)(ii)(including guarantees by any Foreign Subsidiary of such Indebtedness); and
 
 
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(v) Liens on the Collateral securing Indebtedness permitted under Section 7.2(aa) in connection with the Avis Europe Acquisition on a second priority basis with the Obligations; provided that (x) such Indebtedness shall not be secured by any property or assets of any Loan Party other than the Collateral, (y) the Liens securing such Indebtedness shall be governed by security documentation substantially the same as the Security Documents (with such modifications as are reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent; provided, that any modifications that make such security documentation less restrictive to the Loan Parties shall be satisfactory to the Administrative Agent) and (z) the Administrative Agent shall have entered into an intercreditor agreement customary for similar issuances of Indebtedness in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent with the holders of such Indebtedness or an agent thereof and the Borrower, and any such intercreditor agreement shall remain in full force and effect at any time such Indebtedness remains outstanding.
 
provided, that if the Group Member’s action or event meets the criteria of more than one of the types of Liens described in the clauses above, the Borrower in its sole discretion may classify (and reclassify) such action or event in one or more clauses (including in part under one such clause and in part under another such clause).
 
7.4            Fundamental Changes.  Enter into any merger, consolidation or amalgamation, or liquidate, wind up or dissolve itself (or suffer any liquidation or dissolution), or Dispose of all or substantially all of its property or business, except that:
 
(a) any Subsidiary of the Borrower may be merged or consolidated with or into the Borrower (provided that the Borrower shall be the continuing or surviving corporation) or with or into any Wholly Owned Subsidiary (provided that the Wholly Owned Subsidiary shall be the continuing or surviving corporation); provided that any such merger or consolidation of a Subsidiary Guarantor shall only be with or into the Borrower or another Subsidiary Guarantor;
 
(b) any Subsidiary of the Borrower may Dispose of any or all of its assets (i) to the Borrower or any Wholly Owned Subsidiary (upon voluntary liquidation or otherwise); provided that any such Disposition by a Subsidiary Guarantor shall only be to the Borrower or another Subsidiary Guarantor or (ii) pursuant to a Disposition permitted by Section 7.5;
 
(c) any Investment expressly permitted by Section 7.7 may be structured as a merger, consolidation or amalgamation; and
 
(d) any Subsidiary may dissolve, liquidate or wind up its affairs at any time if at the time of such dissolution, liquidation or winding up, the value of the assets of such Subsidiary is less than $100,000 or such Subsidiary is dormant.
 
7.5            Disposition of Property.  Dispose of any of its property, whether now owned or hereafter acquired, or, in the case of any Subsidiary, issue or sell any shares of such Subsidiary’s Capital Stock to any Person, except:
 
(a) the Disposition of (i) obsolete or worn out property or (ii) any property that is no longer used or useful in the conduct of the business of the Borrower or its Subsidiaries, in each case in the ordinary course of business;
 
(b)  the Disposition of inventory in the ordinary course of business;
 
(c) Dispositions permitted by clause (i) of Section 7.4(b), Investments permitted under Section 7.7 (other than Section 7.7 (m)) and Restricted Payments permitted under Section 7.6;
 
 
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(d) the sale or issuance of any Subsidiary’s Capital Stock to the Borrower or any Wholly Owned Subsidiary; provided that any sale or issuance of any Subsidiary Guarantor’s Capital Stock shall only be to the Borrower or another Subsidiary Guarantor;
 
(e) Dispositions of any Related Eligible Assets (i) in connection with the AESOP Financing Program, (ii) to any Securitization Entity or (iii) in connection with the incurrence of any Securitization Indebtedness;
 
(f) the sale of the Budget Truck Division for fair market value as determined by the board of directors of the Borrower;
 
(g) (i) the Disposition of other property having a fair market value not to exceed $200,000,000 in the aggregate for any fiscal year of the Borrower, (ii) any Disposition of fleet vehicles of Dollar Target and its Subsidiaries, and (iii) other divestitures required by a Governmental Authority in connection with, resulting from or related to the DTA Acquisition upon consummation of the DTA Acquisition Step 1;
 
(h) the Dispositions listed on Schedule 7.5(h);
 
(i) Dispositions of properties subject to condemnation, eminent domain or taking;
 
(j) leases, subleases, licenses and sublicenses of real or personal property, and Intellectual Property  in the ordinary course of business, and any intercompany licenses and sublicenses of Intellectual Property;
 
(k) dispositions or use of cash and Cash Equivalents in the ordinary course of business;
 
(l) the abandonment, termination or other disposition of Intellectual Property or leasehold properties in the ordinary course of business; and
 
(m)  dispositions, discounts or forgiveness of accounts receivable in connection with the collection or compromise thereof;
 
(n) Dispositions of non-core assets acquired in connection with an Investment permitted under Section 7.7, including a Specified Transaction;
 
(o) Dispositions by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries of any Foreign Subsidiary to any other Foreign Subsidiary so long as at least 65% of the Capital Stock of such other Foreign Subsidiary (or any parent company of such other Foreign Subsidiary) is pledged to the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 6.9;
 
(p) Dispositions of minority interests in joint ventures; and
 
(q) any Disposition of any Foreign Subsidiary and any holding company formed in connection with the Avis Europe Acquisition to the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries.
 
provided that all Dispositions permitted under paragraphs (f) and (g)(i) and (g)(ii) of this Section 7.5 shall be made for fair value and in the case of any such Disposition (or series of related Dispositions) that yields gross proceeds to any Loan Party in excess of $25,000,000, for at least 75% cash consideration (excluding, in the case of an Asset Sale (or series of related Asset Sales), any consideration by way of relief from, or by any other Person assuming responsibility for, any liabilities, contingent or otherwise, that are not Indebtedness) (it being understood that for the purposes of the foregoing proviso, the following shall be deemed to be cash consideration:  (1) Cash Equivalents, (2)
 
 
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the assumption of Indebtedness of the Borrower (other than Disqualified Stock of the Borrower) or any Subsidiary and the release of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries from all liability with respect to payment of such Indebtedness, (3) Indebtedness of any Subsidiary that is no longer a Subsidiary as a result of such Disposition, to the extent that the Borrower and each other Subsidiary are released from any Guarantee Obligations or any other obligations to provide credit support in respect of such Indebtedness and (4) securities received by the Borrower or any Subsidiary from the transferee that are converted by the Borrower or such Subsidiary into cash within 180 days); provided, further, that if the Group Member’s action or event meets the criteria of more than one of the types of Dispositions described in the clauses above, the Borrower in its sole discretion may classify (and reclassify) such action or event in one or more clauses (including in part under one such clause and in part under another such clause).
 
7.6            Restricted Payments.  Declare or pay any dividend (other than dividends payable solely in common stock of the Person making such dividend) on, or make any payment on account of, or set apart assets for a sinking or other analogous fund for, the purchase, redemption, defeasance, retirement or other acquisition of, any Capital Stock of any Group Member, whether now or hereafter outstanding, or make any other distribution in respect thereof, either directly or indirectly, whether in cash or property or in obligations of any Group Member (collectively, “Restricted Payments”), except that:
 
(a) any Subsidiary may make Restricted Payments to the Borrower or any Subsidiary Guarantor; provided, that any non-Subsidiary Guarantor may make Restricted Payments to any Group Member;
 
(b)  so long as no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing, the Borrower may pay dividends to Holdings and Holdings may pay dividends to ABG to purchase ABG common stock or common stock options from present or former officers or employees of any Group Member upon the death, disability or termination of employment of such officer or employee;
 
(c) the Borrower may make Restricted Payments to Holdings to permit Holdings to (i) pay corporate overhead expenses incurred in the ordinary course of business and (ii) pay any taxes that are due and payable by Holdings or the Borrower;
 
(d) (i) the Borrower may make Restricted Payments to Holdings to permit Holdings to pay dividends to any higher tier entity to provide for the payment of (A) Parent Expenses, (B) Related Taxes and (C) any Taxes that are due and payable by any Group Member as part of a consolidated group or which have been paid for the account of any Group Member pursuant to the Tax Sharing Agreement and (ii) so long as no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing, the Borrower may make Restricted Payments to Holdings to permit Holdings to make Restricted Payments to any Parent in an aggregate amount not to exceed $40,000,000, less the amount of Investments made pursuant to Section 7.7(u) and payments made under Section 7.8(a)(vi);
 
(e) Investments permitted by Section 7.7;
 
(f) any Subsidiary may make Restricted Payments (including in respect of management fees) to the holders of the Capital Stock of such Subsidiary ratably based on the respective ownership interests of such holders;
 
(g) the Borrower may make Restricted Payments to Holdings to permit Holdings to repay the ABG Convertible Notes in an aggregate amount not to exceed $250,000,000 (less the amount of payments made pursuant to Section 7.8(a)(iv); and
 
 
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(h) Restricted Payments in an aggregate amount not to exceed the Available Amount on the date such Restricted Payments are made.
 
provided, that if the Group Member’s action or event meets the criteria of more than one of the types of Restricted Payments described in the clauses above, the Borrower in its sole discretion may classify (and reclassify) such action or event in one or more clauses (including in part under one such clause and in part under another such clause).
 
7.7            Investments.  Make any advance, loan, extension of credit (by way of guarantee or otherwise) or capital contribution to, or purchase any Capital Stock, bonds, notes, debentures or other debt securities of, or any assets constituting a business unit of, or make any other investment in, any other Person (all of the foregoing, “Investments”; it being understood that the amount, as of any date of determination, any Investment in the form of a guarantee shall be equal to the stated or determinable amount of the related primary obligation, or portion thereof, in respect of which such guarantee is made or, if not stated or determinable, the maximum reasonably anticipated liability in respect thereof, as determined in good faith by a Responsible Officer) except:
 
(a) Investments consisting of extensions of trade credit and Investments received in satisfaction or partial satisfaction thereof from financially troubled account debtors and other credits to suppliers in the ordinary course of business;
 
(b) Investments in Cash Equivalents;
 
(c) guarantees permitted by Section 7.2;
 
(d) loans and advances to employees of any Group Member in the ordinary course of business (including for travel, entertainment and relocation expenses) in an aggregate amount not to exceed $15,000,000 in any fiscal year;
 
(e) Investments in assets useful in the business of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries made by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries with the proceeds of any Reinvestment Deferred Amount;
 
(f) intercompany Investments by any Group Member in the Borrower or any Person that, prior to such investment, is a Subsidiary Guarantor;
 
(g) intercompany Investments by the Borrower or any Subsidiary Guarantor in any Securitization Entity, Foreign Subsidiary or Excluded Subsidiary made in the ordinary course of business or to satisfy the general financing needs of such Securitization Entity, Foreign Subsidiary or Excluded Subsidiary (including intercompany Investments made to fund the Avis Europe Acquisition and any other Investments permitted hereunder);
 
(h) intercompany Investments by the Borrower or any Subsidiary Guarantor in any Securitization Entity, Foreign Subsidiary or Excluded Subsidiary in an amount not to exceed $50,000,000 at any one time outstanding;
 
(i) intercompany Investments by any Foreign Subsidiary, Excluded Subsidiary or Securitization Entity in any Foreign Subsidiary, Excluded Subsidiary or Securitization Entity;
 
(j) Restricted Payments to ABG permitted by Section 7.6 in the form of loans and advances;
 
(k) Investments listed on Schedule 7.7(k);
 
 
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(l) Permitted Acquisitions, provided that the aggregate amount (or, in the case of consideration consisting of assets, fair market value) of the consideration paid by the Borrower and the Subsidiary Guarantors (net of acquired cash and Cash Equivalents and excluding consideration in respect of acquired vehicles as long as (i) the purchase price for such vehicles does not exceed their fair market value and (ii) such vehicles will be financed in the Borrower’s normal operation of its business through the AESOP Financing Program or any other similar financing program, or will be replaced with vehicles financed through the AESOP Financing Program or any other similar financing program) for Permitted Acquisitions of Persons that shall not become Loan Parties (including any merger where such Loan Party (or a Subsidiary that becomes a Loan Party) is the surviving entity) or of assets that shall not become Collateral, in each case pursuant to Section 6.9, shall not exceed (i) $50,000,000 or (ii) $200,000,000 in the event that after giving pro forma effect to such acquisition, the Consolidated Leverage Ratio is less than 4.00 to 1.00 as of the most recently ended fiscal quarter for which financial statements have been delivered hereunder, in each case, on a cumulative basis for all such acquisitions;
 
(m)      Investments consisting of Liens, Indebtedness, fundamental changes, Dispositions, Restricted Payments permitted under Sections 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5 or 7.6 respectively;
 
(n) any seller-financing or other non-cash consideration received in connection with Dispositions permitted by Section 7.5;
 
(o) the Borrower or any Subsidiary may make Investments to purchase from a minority shareholder the Capital Stock of such shareholder in a joint venture entity in which any Group Member owns a majority equity interest (regardless of whether such a joint venture entity is a Subsidiary);
 
(p) in addition to Investments otherwise expressly permitted by this Section, Investments by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries in an aggregate amount (valued at cost) not to exceed $300,000,000 after the Restatement Effective Date during the term of this Agreement; provided that in the case of any Investments consisting of any guarantees provided by the Borrower in connection with the divestures permitted under Section 7.5(g)(iii), the Borrower shall deliver a certificate signed by a Responsible Officer setting forth the amount of such guarantees, together with a reasonably detailed description of the related primary obligations upon consummation of the DTA Acquisition); provided further that any Investments made by a Loan Party in a Foreign Subsidiary to fund all or a portion of an Investment to be made by a Foreign Subsidiary in reliance on this Section 7.7(p) shall be permitted and shall not reduce the Investment capacity available under any other Section;
 
(q) the DTA Acquisition so long as, immediately after giving pro forma effect to DTA Acquisition Step 1, the Borrower is in pro forma compliance with both of the Financial Condition Covenants under Section 7.1 as of the end of the most recently ended fiscal quarter;
 
(r) Investments of any Person existing at the time such Person becomes a Subsidiary or consolidates or merges with the Borrower or any Subsidiary (including in connection with a Specified Transaction) so long as such Investments were not made in contemplation of such Person becoming a Subsidiary or of such consolidated or merger, and any modification, replacement renewal, reinvestment or extension thereof;
 
(s) Investments consisting of intercompany notes and receivables issued in respect of transfers of Foreign Subsidiaries pursuant to Section 7.5(o);
 
(t) Investments in an aggregate amount not to exceed the Available Amount on the date such Investments are made;
 
 
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(u) Investments in an aggregate amount not to exceed $40,000,000, less the amount of Restricted Payments made under Section 7.6(d)(ii) and payments made under Section 7.8(a)(vii);
 
(v) the Avis Europe Acquisition;
 
(w) any acquisition made by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries of any Foreign Subsidiary or any holding company formed in connection with the Avis Europe Acquisition and any contribution by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries of any such entity to any Subsidiary; and
 
(x) Investments in any Escrowed Debt Issuer in an amount necessary to fund required payments with respect to Escrowed Debt issued by such Escrowed Debt Issuer.
 
provided, that (i) if the Group Member’s action or event meets the criteria of more than one of the types of Investments described in the clauses above, the Borrower in its sole discretion may classify (and reclassify) such action or event in one or more clauses (including in part under one such clause and in part under another such clause) and (ii) the Borrower and its Subsidiaries may not make any Investment in an Excluded Person except to the extent permitted by Section 7.7(p).
 
7.8            Optional Payments and Modifications of Certain Agreements.  (a)  Make or offer to make any optional or voluntary prepayment, repurchase or redemption of or otherwise optionally or voluntarily defease or segregate funds with respect to the Indebtedness permitted by Section 7.2(h), (v) or (y) (other than any prepayments, repurchases or redemptions of scheduled payments of such Indebtedness within 120 days of the scheduled date when due so long as (i) after giving pro forma effect to such prepayment, repurchase or redemption, the aggregate amount of cash and Cash Equivalents the Borrower and its Subsidiaries at such time determined on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP exceeds $100,000,000 and (ii) no Revolving Loans or Swingline Loans are outstanding on the date of such prepayment, repurchase or redemption); provided that:
 
(i)  any such Indebtedness may be repaid, prepaid, repurchased or redeemed in connection with a Permitted Refinancing;
 
(ii)  any senior unsecured Indebtedness of the Borrower or its Subsidiaries (other than any Foreign Subsidiary) may be repaid, prepaid, repurchased or redeemed with the proceeds of any Incremental Term Loans for consideration (including any premium paid in connection therewith) in an aggregate amount not to exceed $200,000,000 so long as (x) no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing or would result therefrom, (y) after giving pro forma effect to such prepayment, repayment, repurchase or redemption, the Consolidated Secured Leverage Ratio is less than 1.75 to 1.00 and (z) no Revolving Loans or Swingline Loans are outstanding on the date of such prepayment, repayment, repurchase or redemption;
 
(iii)  any senior unsecured Indebtedness of the Borrower or its Subsidiaries (other than any Foreign Subsidiary) may be repaid, prepaid, repurchased or redeemed for consideration (including any premium paid in connection therewith) after the First Amendment Effective Date in an aggregate amount not to exceed $200,000,000 so long as (w) no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing or would result therefrom, (x) after giving pro forma effect to such prepayment, repayment, repurchase or redemption, the Consolidated Secured Leverage Ratio is less than 1.75 to 1.00, (y) no Revolving Loans or Swingline Loans are outstanding on the date of such prepayment, repayment, repurchase or redemption and (z) such prepayment, repayment, repurchase or redemption shall not be made with the proceeds of any borrowings under the Revolving Credit Facility;
 
 
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(iv)  any such Indebtedness in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $250,000,000 (less the amount of any Restricted Payments made pursuant to Section 7.6(g)) may be repaid, prepaid, repurchased or redeemed;
 
(v)  any such Indebtedness may be repaid, prepaid, repurchased or redeemed in an aggregate amount not to exceed the Available Amount on the date such payments are made; and
 
(vi)  any such Indebtedness  in an aggregate amount not to exceed $40,000,000, less the amount of Restricted Payments made under Section 7.6(d)(ii) and Investments made under Section 7.7(u) may be repaid, prepaid, repurchased or redeemed;
 
provided, that if the Group Member’s action or event meets the criteria of more than one of the types of payments described in the clauses above, the Borrower in its sole discretion may classify (and reclassify) such action or event in one or more clauses (including in part under one such clause and in part under another such clause), and
 
 (b) amend, modify, waive or otherwise change, or consent or agree to any amendment, modification, waiver or other change to, any of the terms of the Senior Unsecured Notes in a manner materially adverse to the Lenders or (c) amend, modify, waive or otherwise change, or consent or agree to any amendment, modification, waiver or other change to, any of the terms of the Separation Agreement or the Tax Sharing Agreement in a manner materially adverse to the Lenders, it being understood that an increase of the obligations or potential liability of ABG resulting from any such amendment, modification or other change to the Separation Agreement or Tax Sharing Agreement shall not, in and of itself, be regarded as materially adverse to the Lenders.
 
7.9            Transactions with Affiliates.  Enter into any transaction (other than (i) transactions listed on Schedule 7.9, (ii) transactions permitted by Section 7.6, (iii) Investments permitted by Section 7.7(d), (o) and (v), (iv) Investments in joint ventures permitted by Section 7.7 and (v) issuances of Equity Interests, including any servicing agreement, purchase, sale, lease or exchange of property, the rendering of any service or the payment of any management, advisory or similar fees, with any Affiliate (other than Holdings, the Borrower or any Subsidiary) unless such transaction is (a) otherwise permitted under this Agreement and (b) upon fair and reasonable terms taken as a whole no less favorable to the relevant Group Member than it would obtain in a comparable arm’s length transaction with a Person that is not an Affiliate.
 
7.10            Sales and Leasebacks.  Enter into any arrangement with any Person providing for the leasing by any Group Member of real or personal property that has been or is to be sold or transferred by such Group Member to such Person or to any other Person to whom funds have been or are to be advanced by such Person on the security of such property or rental obligations of such Group Member except sale-lease back transactions relating to Eligible Assets not in excess of $50,000,000 and without duplication of any such transactions permitted by Section 7.2.
 
7.11            Changes in Fiscal Periods.  Permit the fiscal year of the Borrower to end on a day other than December 31 or change the Borrower’s method of determining fiscal quarters.
 
7.12            Clauses Restricting Subsidiary Distributions.  Enter into or suffer to exist or become effective any consensual encumbrance or restriction on the ability of any Subsidiary of the Borrower (other than a Securitization Entity) to (a) make Restricted Payments in respect of any Capital Stock of such Subsidiary held by, or pay any Indebtedness owed to, the Borrower or any other Subsidiary of the Borrower, (b) make loans or advances to, or other Investments in, the Borrower or any other Subsidiary of the Borrower or (c) transfer any of its assets to the Borrower or any other Subsidiary of the Borrower, except for such encumbrances or restrictions existing under or by reason of (i) any restrictions existing under the Loan Documents, (ii) any restrictions with respect to a Subsidiary or assets imposed pursuant to an agreement that has been entered into in connection with the Disposition
 
 
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of all or substantially all of the Capital Stock or assets of such Subsidiary or such assets other than the Senior Unsecured Note Indenture and such other agreements listed on Schedule 7.12 , (iii) restrictions which are not more restrictive than those contained in this Agreement contained in any documents governing any Indebtedness incurred in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement, (iv) any documents relating to joint ventures to the extent that such joint ventures are not prohibited hereunder, (v) any agreement in effect at the time a Person became a Subsidiary or assets are first acquired pursuant to an Investment permitted under Section 7.7, so long as (x) such agreement was not entered into solely in contemplation of such Investment and (y) such encumbrance or restriction applies only to such Person and assets, (vi) any agreement, including with respect to Indebtedness, of a Foreign Subsidiary permitted pursuant to this Agreement so long as such prohibitions or limitations are only with respect to the assets of such Foreign Subsidiary or any Subsidiary of such Foreign Subsidiary and (vii) with respect to the restrictions in clause (c), (x) restrictions or conditions imposed by any agreement relating to secured debt permitted by this Agreement if such restrictions or conditions apply only to the property or assets securing such debt, and (y) customary provisions in leases, licenses or contracts restricting assignability or subleasing prohibit the granting of Liens on the rights contained therein; provided that loans made by the Borrower or any Subsidiary to any other Subsidiary that is a Securitization Entity or a partner or direct equity owner of a Securitization Entity may be subject to customary repayment restrictions required by the lenders to such Securitization Entity.
 
7.13            Lines of Business.  Enter into any business, either directly or through any Subsidiary, except for those businesses in which the Borrower and its Subsidiaries are engaged on the date of this Agreement or that are reasonably related thereto.
 
7.14            Business Activities of Holdings.  In the case of Holdings, (i) conduct, transact or otherwise engage in, or commit to conduct, transact or otherwise engage in, any business or operations other than those incidental to its ownership of the Capital Stock of the Borrower, (ii) incur, create, assume or suffer to exist any Indebtedness or other liabilities or financial obligations, except (w) Guarantee Obligations permitted pursuant to Section 7.2(c) and 7.2(i), (x) nonconsensual obligations imposed by operation of law, (y) obligations pursuant to the Loan Documents to which it is a party and (z) obligations with respect to its Capital Stock, or (iii) own, lease, manage or otherwise operate any properties or assets (including cash (other than cash received in connection with dividends made by the Borrower in accordance with Section 7.6 pending application in the manner contemplated by said Section) and cash equivalents (other than cash received from capital contributions to, or the issuance of Capital Stock by Holdings) other than the ownership of shares of Capital Stock of the Borrower.
 
SECTION 8.                      EVENTS OF DEFAULT
 
If any of the following events shall occur and be continuing:
 
(a) the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower shall fail to pay any principal of any Loan or Reimbursement Obligation when due in accordance with the terms hereof; or the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower shall fail to pay any interest on any Loan or Reimbursement Obligation, or any other amount payable hereunder or under any other Loan Document, within five days after any such interest or other amount becomes due in accordance with the terms hereof; or
 
(b) any representation or warranty made or deemed made by any Loan Party herein or in any other Loan Document or that is contained in any certificate, document or financial or other statement furnished by it at any time under or in connection with this Agreement or any such other Loan Document shall prove to have been false or misleading in any material respect on or as of the date made or delivered; or
 
(c) any Loan Party shall default in the observance or performance of any agreement contained in clause (i) or (ii) of Section 6.4(a) (with respect to Holdings and the Borrower
 
 
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only), Section 6.7(a), Section 6.10(b) or Section 7 of this Agreement or Sections 6.4 or 6.6(b) of the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement; or
 
(d) any Loan Party shall default in the observance or performance of any other agreement contained in this Agreement or any other Loan Document (other than as provided in paragraphs (a) through (c) of this Section), and such default shall continue unremedied for a period of 30 days after notice to the Borrower from the Administrative Agent or the Required Lenders; or
 
(e) any Group Member shall (i) default in making any payment of any principal of any Indebtedness (including any Guarantee Obligation, but excluding the Loans) on the scheduled or original due date with respect thereto; or (ii) default in making any payment of any interest on any such Indebtedness beyond the period of grace, if any, provided in the instrument or agreement under which such Indebtedness was created; or (iii) default in the observance or performance of any other agreement or condition relating to any such Indebtedness or contained in any instrument or agreement evidencing, securing or relating thereto, or any other event shall occur or condition exist, the effect of which default or other event or condition is to cause, or to permit the holder or beneficiary of such Indebtedness (or a trustee or agent on behalf of such holder or beneficiary) to cause, with the giving of notice if required, such Indebtedness to become due prior to its stated maturity or (in the case of any such Indebtedness constituting a Guarantee Obligation) to become payable; provided, that a default, event or condition described in clause (i), (ii) or (iii) of this paragraph (e) shall not at any time constitute an Event of Default unless, at such time, one or more defaults, events or conditions of the type described in clauses (i), (ii) and (iii) of this paragraph (e) shall have occurred and be continuing with respect to Indebtedness (x) the outstanding principal amount of which exceeds in the aggregate $50,000,000, (y) in the case of such Indebtedness which is Securitization Indebtedness (including AESOP Indebtedness), (1) an amortization or termination event pursuant to a securitization program prior to the end of the scheduled term or revolving period thereunder shall have occurred, (2) the Borrower and its Subsidiaries shall become unable to finance the purchase of vehicles and (3) the Borrower shall have failed, by the 45th day after the occurrence of an event referred to in clause (y)(1) and the expiration of all grace periods applicable thereto, to either (A) replace such securitization program with an alternative source of financing having terms not materially adverse to the Lenders from the program being replaced or having terms acceptable to the Required Lenders, or (B) obtain a waiver with respect to the occurrence of such event from the applicable required noteholders or lenders under such securitization program, and provided that until and unless the event described in clause (y)(3) shall have occurred, no Event of Default shall exist as a result of the occurrence of an event referred to in clause (y)(1) or (z) in the case of a default under the Dollar Target Credit Agreement arising solely as a result of a “change in control” of Dollar Target unless (1) such default shall continue unremedied for a period of 60 days after the occurrence thereof or (2) prior to the end of such 60 day period, the holder or beneficiary of such Indebtedness shall have declared such Indebtedness due and payable by the Borrower.  Upon the entering into of any replacement facility referred to in clause (y)(1)(A), the Borrower shall deliver to the Administrative Agent a written officer’s certificate providing that the Borrower has sufficient vehicle financing arrangements available to it to carry-on its business activities consistent, in all material respects, with its past practices; or
 
(f) (i) any Group Member (other than any Subsidiary which is not a Significant Subsidiary) shall commence any case, proceeding or other action (A) under any existing or future law of any jurisdiction, domestic or foreign, relating to bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization or relief of debtors, seeking to have an order for relief entered with respect to it, or seeking to adjudicate it a bankrupt or insolvent, or seeking reorganization, arrangement, adjustment, winding-up, liquidation, dissolution, composition or other relief with respect to it or its debts, or (B) seeking appointment of a receiver, trustee, custodian, conservator or other similar official for it or for all or any substantial part of its assets, or any Group Member (other
 
 
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than any Subsidiary which is not a Significant Subsidiary) shall make a general assignment for the benefit of its creditors; or (ii) there shall be commenced against any Group Member any case, proceeding or other action of a nature referred to in clause (i) above that (A) results in the entry of an order for relief or any such adjudication or appointment or (B) remains undismissed or undischarged for a period of 60 days; or (iii) there shall be commenced against any Group Member any case, proceeding or other action seeking issuance of a warrant of attachment, execution, distraint or similar process against all or any substantial part of its assets that results in the entry of an order for any such relief that shall not have been vacated, discharged, or stayed or bonded pending appeal within 60 days from the entry thereof; or (iv) any Group Member shall take any action in furtherance of, or indicating its consent to, approval of, or acquiescence in, any of the acts set forth in clause (i), (ii), or (iii) above; or (v) any Group Member shall generally not, or shall be unable to, or shall admit in writing its inability to, pay its debts as they become due; or
 
(g)  (i) any Person shall engage in any “prohibited transaction” (as defined in Section 406 of ERISA or Section 4975 of the Code) involving any Plan, (ii) any failure to satisfy the “minimum funding standard” (as defined in Section 302 of ERISA or Section 412 of the Code), whether or not waived, shall exist with respect to any Plan or any Lien in favor of the PBGC or a Plan shall arise on the assets of any Group Member or any Commonly Controlled Entity, (iii) a Reportable Event shall occur with respect to, or proceedings shall commence to have a trustee appointed, or a trustee shall be appointed, to administer or to terminate, any Single Employer Plan, which Reportable Event or commencement of proceedings or appointment of a trustee is, in the reasonable opinion of the Required Lenders, likely to result in the termination of such Plan for purposes of Title IV of ERISA, (iv) any Single Employer Plan shall terminate for purposes of Title IV of ERISA or be determined to be, or expected to be, “at risk” (within the meaning of Section 430 of the Code or Section 303 of ERISA), (v) any Group Member or any Commonly Controlled Entity shall, or in the reasonable opinion of the Required Lenders is likely to, incur any liability in connection with a withdrawal from, or the Insolvency or Reorganization of, a Multiemployer Plan (or any Multiemployer Plan is in “endangered” or “critical” status (within the meaning of Section 432 of the Code or Section 305 of ERISA)) or (vi) any other event or condition shall occur or exist with respect to a Plan; and in each case in clauses (i) through (vi) above, such event or condition, together with all other such events or conditions in this clause (g), if any, could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect; or
 
(h) one or more judgments or decrees shall be entered against any Group Member involving in the aggregate a liability (to the extent not paid or fully covered by insurance provided by a carrier not disputing coverage) of $50,000,000 or more, and all such judgments or decrees shall not have been vacated, discharged, stayed or bonded pending appeal within 30 days from the entry thereof; or
 
(i) any material provision of any Security Documents shall cease, for any reason, to be in full force and effect, or any Loan Party or any Affiliate of any Loan Party shall so assert, or any Lien created by any of the Security Documents shall cease to be enforceable and of the same effect and priority purported to be created thereby with respect to any Collateral, other than Collateral having a de minimus value (unless due to action or inaction by the Administrative Agent); or
 
(j) the guarantees contained in Section 2 and Section 3 of the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement shall cease, for any reason, to be in full force and effect or any Loan Party or any Affiliate of any Loan Party shall so assert; or
 
(k) the occurrence of a Change in Control;
 
 
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then, and in any such event, (A) if such event is an Event of Default specified in clause (i) or (ii) of paragraph (f) above with respect to the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower, automatically the Commitments shall immediately terminate and the Loans (with accrued interest thereon) and all other amounts owing under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents (including all amounts of L/C Obligations, whether or not the beneficiaries of the then outstanding Letters of Credit shall have presented the documents required thereunder) shall immediately become due and payable, and (B) if such event is any other Event of Default, either or both of the following actions may be taken:  (i) with the consent of the Required Lenders, the Administrative Agent may, or upon the request of the Required Lenders, the Administrative Agent shall, by notice to the Borrower declare the Revolving Commitments to be terminated forthwith, whereupon the Revolving Commitments shall immediately terminate; and (ii) with the consent of the Required Lenders, the Administrative Agent may, or upon the request of the Required Lenders, the Administrative Agent shall, by notice to the Borrower, declare the Loans (with accrued interest thereon) and all other amounts owing under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents (including all amounts of L/C Obligations, whether or not the beneficiaries of the then outstanding Letters of Credit shall have presented the documents required thereunder) to be due and payable forthwith, whereupon the same shall immediately become due and payable.  With respect to all Letters of Credit with respect to which presentment for honor shall not have occurred at the time of an acceleration pursuant to this paragraph, the Borrower or the relevant Subsidiary Borrower shall at such time deposit in a cash collateral account opened by the Administrative Agent an amount equal to the aggregate then undrawn and unexpired amount of such Letters of Credit.  Amounts held in such cash collateral account shall be applied by the Administrative Agent to the payment of drafts drawn under such Letters of Credit, and the unused portion thereof after all such Letters of Credit shall have expired or been fully drawn upon, if any, shall be applied to repay other obligations of the Borrower and any Subsidiary Borrower hereunder and under the other Loan Documents.  After all such Letters of Credit shall have expired or been fully drawn upon, all Reimbursement Obligations shall have been satisfied and all other obligations of the Borrower and any Subsidiary Borrower hereunder and under the other Loan Documents shall have been paid in full, the balance, if any, in such cash collateral account shall be returned to the Borrower or such Subsidiary Borrower (or such other Person as may be lawfully entitled thereto).  Except as expressly provided above in this Section, presentment, demand, protest and all other notices of any kind are hereby expressly waived by the Borrower and each Subsidiary Borrower.
 
SECTION 9.                      THE AGENTS
9.1            Appointment.  Each Lender hereby irrevocably designates and appoints the Administrative Agent as the agent of such Lender under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, and each such Lender irrevocably authorizes the Administrative Agent, in such capacity, to take such action on its behalf under the provisions of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents and to exercise such powers and perform such duties as are expressly delegated to the Administrative Agent by the terms of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, together with such other powers as are reasonably incidental thereto.   Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary elsewhere in this Agreement, the Administrative Agent shall not have any duties or responsibilities, except those expressly set forth herein, or any fiduciary relationship with any Lender, and no implied covenants, functions, responsibilities, duties, obligations or liabilities shall be read into this Agreement or any other Loan Document or otherwise exist against the Administrative Agent.
 
9.2            Delegation of Duties.  The Administrative Agent may execute any of its duties under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents by or through agents or attorneys-in-fact and shall be entitled to advice of counsel concerning all matters pertaining to such duties.  The Administrative Agent shall not be responsible for the negligence or misconduct of any agents or attorneys in-fact selected by it with reasonable care.
 
9.3            Exculpatory Provisions.  Neither any Agent nor any of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, attorneys-in-fact or affiliates shall be (i) liable for any action lawfully taken or omitted to be taken by it or such Person under or in connection with this Agreement or any other Loan Document (except to the extent that any of the foregoing are found by a final and nonappealable decision of a court of competent jurisdiction to have resulted from its or such Person’s own gross negligence or willful misconduct) or (ii) responsible in any manner to any of the Lenders for
 
 
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any recitals, statements, representations or warranties made by any Loan Party or any officer thereof contained in this Agreement or any other Loan Document or in any certificate, report, statement or other document referred to or provided for in, or received by the Agents under or in connection with, this Agreement or any other Loan Document or for the value, validity, effectiveness, genuineness, enforceability or sufficiency of this Agreement or any other Loan Document or for any failure of any Loan Party a party thereto to perform its obligations hereunder or thereunder.  The Agents shall not be under any obligation to any Lender to ascertain or to inquire as to the observance or performance of any of the agreements contained in, or conditions of, this Agreement or any other Loan Document, or to inspect the properties, books or records of any Loan Party.
 
9.4            Reliance by Administrative Agent.  The Administrative Agent shall be entitled to rely, and shall be fully protected in relying, upon any instrument, writing, resolution, notice, consent, certificate, affidavit, letter, telecopy, telex or teletype message, e-mail, statement, order or other document or conversation believed by it to be genuine and correct and to have been signed, sent or made by the proper Person or Persons and upon advice and statements of legal counsel (including counsel to Holdings or the Borrower), independent accountants and other experts selected by the Administrative Agent.  The Administrative Agent may deem and treat the payee of any Note as the owner thereof for all purposes unless a written notice of assignment, negotiation or transfer thereof shall have been filed with the Administrative Agent.  The Administrative Agent shall be fully justified in failing or refusing to take any action under this Agreement or any other Loan Document unless it shall first receive such advice or concurrence of the Required Lenders (or, if so specified by this Agreement, all Lenders) as it deems appropriate or it shall first be indemnified to its satisfaction by the Lenders against any and all liability and expense that may be incurred by it by reason of taking or continuing to take any such action.  The Administrative Agent shall in all cases be fully protected in acting, or in refraining from acting, under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents in accordance with a request of the Required Lenders (or, if so specified by this Agreement, all Lenders), and such request and any action taken or failure to act pursuant thereto shall be binding upon all the Lenders and all future holders of the Loans.
 
9.5            Notice of Default.  The Administrative Agent shall not be deemed to have knowledge or notice of the occurrence of any Default or Event of Default unless the Administrative Agent has received notice from a Lender, Holdings, the Borrower or any Subsidiary Borrower referring to this Agreement, describing such Default or Event of Default and stating that such notice is a “notice of default”.  In the event that the Administrative Agent receives such a notice, the Administrative Agent shall give notice thereof to the Lenders.  The Administrative Agent shall take such action with respect to such Default or Event of Default as shall be reasonably directed by the Required Lenders (or, if so specified by this Agreement, all Lenders); provided that unless and until the Administrative Agent shall have received such directions, the Administrative Agent may (but shall not be obligated to) take such action, or refrain from taking such action, with respect to such Default or Event of Default as it shall deem advisable in the best interests of the Lenders.
 
9.6            Non-Reliance on Agents and Other Lenders.  Each Lender expressly acknowledges that neither the Agents nor any of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, attorneys-in-fact or affiliates have made any representations or warranties to it and that no act by any Agent hereafter taken, including any review of the affairs of a Loan Party or any affiliate of a Loan Party, shall be deemed to constitute any representation or warranty by any Agent to any Lender.  Each Lender represents to the Agents that it has, independently and without reliance upon any Agent or any other Lender, and based on such documents and information as it has deemed appropriate, made its own appraisal of and investigation into the business, operations, property, financial and other condition and creditworthiness of the Loan Parties and their affiliates and made its own decision to make its Loans hereunder and enter into this Agreement.  Each Lender also represents that it will, independently and without reliance upon any Agent or any other Lender, and based on such documents and information as it shall deem appropriate at the time, continue to make its own credit analysis, appraisals and decisions in taking or not taking action under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, and to make such investigation as it deems necessary to inform itself as to the business, operations, property, financial and
 
 
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other condition and creditworthiness of the Loan Parties and their affiliates.  Except for notices, reports and other documents expressly required to be furnished to the Lenders by the Administrative Agent hereunder, the Administrative Agent shall not have any duty or responsibility to provide any Lender with any credit or other information concerning the business, operations, property, condition (financial or otherwise), prospects or creditworthiness of any Loan Party or any affiliate of a Loan Party that may come into the possession of the Administrative Agent or any of its officers, directors, employees, agents, attorneys-in-fact or affiliates.
 
9.7