Agreement

Modification Agreement

 
Exhibit 10.1
 
 

THIS MODIFICATION AGREEMENT, dated as of February 22, 2007 (this “Agreement”), of that certain Credit Agreement referenced below is by and among TEMPUR-PEDIC, INC., a Kentucky corporation, and TEMPUR PRODUCTION USA, INC., a Virginia corporation, as Domestic Borrowers, DAN-FOAM ApS, a private limited liability company existing under the laws of Denmark, as Foreign Borrower; TEMPUR-PEDIC INTERNATIONAL INC., a Delaware corporation, TEMPUR WORLD LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, TEMPUR WORLD HOLDINGS, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, and certain of their subsidiaries and affiliates, as Guarantors; the Lenders, L/C Issuers, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., as Administrative Agent and Domestic Collateral Agent, and NORDEA BANK DANMARK A/S, as Foreign Collateral Agent.  Capitalized terms used but not otherwise defined herein shall have the meanings provided in the Credit Agreement.

W I T N E S S E T H

WHEREAS, a term loan and revolving credit facility was established in favor of the Borrowers pursuant to the terms of that certain Credit Agreement, dated as of October 18, 2005 (as amended, restated, extended, supplemented or otherwise modified, the “Credit Agreement”), among the Borrowers named therein, the Guarantors named therein, the Lenders party thereto, the Administrative Agent, the Domestic Collateral Agent and the Foreign Collateral Agent;

WHEREAS, the Domestic Borrowers have requested that the aggregate amount of commitments for Domestic Revolving Loans be increased by $50 million from $321 million to $371 million; and

WHEREAS, the Domestic Revolving Lenders have agreed to increase their Domestic Revolving Commitments pursuant to Section 2.01(h) of the Credit Agreement, as shown on Schedule 2.01 attached hereto, on the terms and conditions set forth herein;

NOW, THEREFORE, IN CONSIDERATION of the premises and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the parties hereto agree as follows:

1.           Each of the Domestic Revolving Lenders party to this Agreement agrees to provide additional Domestic Revolving Commitments under the Credit Agreement as set forth on Schedule 2.01 attached hereto.  The Domestic Revolving Commitment Percentages are revised to be as set forth on Schedule 2.01 attached hereto.  Schedule 2.01 to the Credit Agreement is amended as set forth on Schedule 2.01 attached hereto.

2.           Each of the Domestic Revolving Lenders party to this Agreement represents and warrants that it has full power and authority, and has taken all action necessary, to execute and deliver this Agreement and to consummate the transactions contemplated hereby.

3.           Conditions Precedent.  This Agreement shall be effective immediately upon receipt by the Administrative Agent of all of the following, each in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Domestic Revolving Lenders party hereto:

(a)           Executed Agreement.  Counterparts of this Agreement duly executed by the Credit Parties and the Domestic Revolving Lenders providing additional commitments hereunder.

(b)           Secretary’s Certificate.  A duly executed certificate of a Responsible Officer of each of the Domestic Borrowers and the Domestic Guarantors, attaching each of the following documents and certifying that each is true, correct and complete and in full force and effect as of the date of this Agreement:

(i)           Charter Documents.  Copies of its articles or certificate of organization or formation, certified to be true, correct and complete as of a recent date by the appropriate Governmental Authority of the jurisdiction of its organization or formation;

(ii)           Bylaws.  Copies of its bylaws, operating agreement or partnership agreement;

(iii)                      Resolutions.  Copies of its resolutions approving and adopting this Agreement, the transactions contemplated therein, and authorizing the execution and delivery thereof;

(iv)                      Incumbency.  Incumbency certificates identifying the Responsible Officers of each such Credit Party that are authorized to execute this Agreement and related documents and to act on such Credit Party’s behalf in connection with this Agreement and the Credit Documents; and

(v)           Good Standing Certificates.  A certificate of good standing or the equivalent from its jurisdiction of organization or formation certified as of a recent date by the appropriate Governmental Authority.

(c)           Legal Opinions.  Opinions of legal counsel to the Domestic Borrowers and the Domestic Guarantors in form and substance acceptable to the Administrative Agent.

(d)           Fees and Expenses.  Payment of all fees and expenses (including fees and expenses of counsel to the Administrative Agent) in connection with this Agreement, including upfront fees, if any, in respect of the new commitments so established.

For purposes of determining compliance with the conditions specified in this Section 3, each of the Domestic Revolving Lenders that has signed this Agreement shall be deemed to have consented to, approved or accepted or to be satisfied with, each document or other matter required hereunder to be consented to or approved by or acceptable or satisfactory to a Lender, unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from such Lender prior to the effectiveness of this Agreement specifying its objection thereto.

4.           Effectiveness of Agreement.  Upon execution and delivery of this Agreement, all references to the Credit Agreement in each of the Credit Documents shall hereafter mean the Credit Agreement as modified by this Agreement.  Except as specifically modified or amended hereby or otherwise agreed in writing, the Credit Agreement and the other Credit Documents (including, in each case, schedules and exhibits thereto) are hereby ratified and confirmed and shall remain in full force and effect according to its terms.

5.           Representations and Warranties; Defaults.  Each of the Domestic Borrowers and the Domestic Guarantors affirms the following:

(a)           all necessary action to authorize the execution, delivery and performance of this Agreement has been taken;

(b)           after giving effect to this Agreement, the representations and warranties set forth in the Credit Agreement and the other Credit Documents are true and correct in all material respects as of the date hereof (except those which expressly relate to an earlier period); and

(c)           before and after giving effect to this Agreement, no Default or Event of Default shall exist.

6.           Domestic Guarantor Acknowledgment.  Each Domestic Guarantor hereby (a) acknowledges and consents to all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement, (b) reaffirms that, jointly and severally together with the other Domestic Guarantors, it guarantees the prompt payment and performance of their obligations as provided in Article IV of the Credit Agreement and (c) acknowledges and agrees that the such obligations will include any Obligations with respect to or resulting from the increase in the Aggregate Domestic Revolving Committed Amount as provided hereunder.

7.           Full Force and Effect.  Except as modified hereby, all of the terms and provisions of the Credit Agreement and the other Credit Documents (including schedules and exhibits thereto) shall remain in full force and effect.

8.           Counterparts.  This Agreement may be executed in any number of counterparts, each of which when so executed and delivered shall be deemed an original, and it shall not be necessary in making proof of this Agreement to produce or account for more than one such counterpart.  Delivery by any party hereto of an executed counterpart of this Agreement by facsimile shall be effective as such party’s original executed counterpart and shall constitute a representation that such party’s original executed counterpart will be delivered.

9.           Fees and Expenses.  Pursuant to Section 11.04(a) of the Credit Agreement, the Domestic Borrowers shall pay all reasonable costs and expenses of the Administrative Agent in connection with the preparation, execution and delivery of this Amendment, including the reasonable fees and expenses of Moore & Van Allen, PLLC.

10.           Prepayment of Loans; Break-Funding Costs.  The Domestic Borrowers shall prepay any Loans outstanding on the date that the increase in the Aggregate Domestic Revolving Committed Amount becomes effective (and pay any additional amounts required pursuant to Section 3.05) to the extent necessary to keep the outstanding Loans ratable with any revised Domestic Revolving Commitment Percentages arising from any nonratable increase in the Domestic Revolving Commitments under this subsection.

11.           Governing Law.  This Agreement shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the law of the State of New York.

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, each of the parties hereto has caused a counterpart of this Amendment to be duly executed and delivered as of the date first above written.

DOMESTIC BORROWERS:                                                                                   
 
  TEMPUR-PEDIC, INC.,  
   a Kentucky corporation  
       
 
By:
/s/ Dale E. Williams                                                                  
     Dale E. Williams  
    Chief Financial Officer  
 
 
  TEMPUR PRODUCTION USA, INC.,  
   a Virginia corporation  
       
 
By:
/s/ William H. Poche                                                                  
    William H. Poche  
    Treasurer  
 
 
FOREIGN BORROWER:
 
  DAN-FOAM ApS,  
   a private limited liability company existing under the laws of Denmark  
       
 
By:
/s/ Dale E. Williams  
    Dale E. Williams  
    Attorney in Fact  

DOMESTIC GUARANTORS:                                                                                    
 
 
  TEMPUR-PEDIC INTERNATIONAL INC.,  
   a Delaware corporation  
   TEMPUR WORLD, LLC,  
   a Delaware limited liability company  
       
 
By:
/s/ William H. Poche  
    William H. Poche  
    Treasurer of each of the foregoing   
       
 
 
  TEMPUR WORLD HOLDINGS, LLC,  
   a Delaware limited liability company  
       
 
By:
/s/ William H. Poche  
    William H. Poche  
    Assistant Secretary  
       
 
 
  TEMPUR-PEDIC NORTH AMERICA, INC.,  
  a Delaware corporation (formerly known as Tempur-Pedic Retail, Inc. and as Tempur-Pedic NA, Inc. and successor in interest to Tempur-Pedic Medical, Inc. and Tempur-Pedic, Direct Response, Inc.) 
       
 
By:
/s/ William H. Poche  
    William H. Poche      
    Treasirer  
       
 
 
  DAWN SLEEP TECHNOLOGIES, INC.,  
   a Delaware corporation  
       
 
By:
/s/ Dale E. Williams  
    Dale E. Williams  
    Chief Financial Officer  
       
 
 
  TEMPUR-PEDIC TECHNOLOGIES, INC.,  
   a Delaware corporation  
       
 
By:
/s/ William H. Poche  
    William H. Poche  
    Treasurer  
       
 
 
FOREIGN GUARANTORS:                                           
                   
 
  TEMPUR WORLD HOLDINGS, S.L.,  
   a company organized under the laws of Spain  
       
 
By:
/s/ Dale E. Williams  
    Dale E. Williams   
    Director   
       
 
 
  TEMPUR DANMARK A/S,  
   a stock company existing under the laws of Denmark  
       
 
By:
/s/ Dale E. Williams  
    Dale E. Williams  
    Attorney-in-Fact   
       
                 


      
        


ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT:                         
 
  BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,  
  as Administrative Agent and Domestic Collateral Agent  
       
 
By:
/s/ Michael Brashler  
    Michael Brashler  
    Vice President  
       
 
                                                            


      
        


LENDERS:                                                                           
 
  BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,  
  as Domestic L/C Issuer and as a Lender  
       
 
By:
/s/ Thomas C. Kilcrease, Jr.  
    Thomas C. Kilcrease, Jr.  
    Senior Vice President  
       
 
 


      
        

 
 
 
 

 NORDEA BANK DANMARK A/S,        
as Foreign L/C Issuer, Foreign Swingline Lender, Foreign Collateral Agent and a Lender    
         
/s/ Has Christiansen
   
/s/ Kaj Skouboe
 
Has Christiansen
   
Kaj Skouboe
 
Head of Corporate
   
Region Branch Manager
 


      


 
 
 
  FIFTH THIRD BANK,  
  as a Lender and Domestic Swingline Lender  
       
 
By:
/s/ William D. Craycraft  
    William D. Craycraft  
    Vice President  
       



      
        


 
 
 
              SUNTRUST BANK,  
   as a Lender  
       
 
By:
/s/ Kap M. Yarbough  
    Kap M. Yarbough  
    Vice President  
       

 


      
        

 
 
 
  JP MORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.,  
  as a Lender  
       
 
By:
/s/ Steven P. Sullivan  
    Steven P. Sullivan   
    Vice President  
       


      


 
 
 
  WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.,  
   as a Lender  
       
 
By:
/s/ Bryan Hulker  
    Bryan Hulker  
    Vice President