Senior Note

$35,000,000 3.01% Senior Notes, Series A, Due November 3, 2031 $30,000,000 3.19% Senior Notes, Series B, Due November 3, 2034 $25,000,000 3.25% Senior Notes, Series C, Due November 3, 2035 $10,000,000 3.41% Senior Notes, Series D, Due November 3, 2038

Exhibit 4.13 

Execution Version

Aqua America, Inc.





$125,000,000

$35,000,000 3.01% Senior Notes, Series A, due November 3, 2031

$30,000,000 3.19% Senior Notes, Series B, due November 3, 2034

$25,000,000 3.25% Senior Notes, Series C, due November 3, 2035

$10,000,000 3.41% Senior Notes, Series D, due November 3, 2038

$25,000,000 3.57% Senior Notes, Series E, due November 3, 2041

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Note Purchase Agreement

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Dated as of November 3, 2016





 

 

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Table of Contents



 

 

Section

Heading

Page

Section 1.

Authorization of Notes

Section 2.

Sale and Purchase of Notes

Section 2.1.

Notes

Section 3.

Closing

Section 4.

Conditions to Closing

Section 4.1.

Representations and Warranties of the Company and the Purchaser

Section 4.2.

Performance; No Default

Section 4.3.

Compliance Certificates

Section 4.4.

Opinions of Counsel

Section 4.5.

Purchase Permitted by Applicable Law, Etc

Section 4.6.

Related Transactions

Section 4.7.

Payment of Special Counsel Fees

Section 4.8.

Private Placement Numbers

Section 4.9.

Changes in Corporate Structure

Section 4.10.

Funding Instructions

Section 4.11.

Proceedings and Documents

Section 5.

Representations and Warranties of the Company

Section 5.1.

Organization; Power and Authority

Section 5.2.

Authorization, Etc

Section 5.3.

Disclosure

Section 5.4.

Organization and Ownership of Shares of Subsidiaries

Section 5.5.

Financial Statements

Section 5.6.

Compliance with Laws, Other Instruments, Etc

Section 5.7.

Governmental Authorizations, Etc

Section 5.8.

Litigation; Observance of Statutes and Orders

Section 5.9.

Taxes

Section 5.10.

Title to Property; Leases

Section 5.11.

Licenses, Permits, Etc

Section 5.12.

Compliance with Employee Benefit Plans

Section 5.13.

Private Offering by the Company

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Section 5.14.

Use of Proceeds; Margin Regulations

Section 5.15.

Existing Debts

Section 5.16.

Foreign Assets Control Regulations, Etc

Section 5.17.

Status under Certain Statutes

10 

Section 5.18.

Environmental Matters

10 

Section 6.

Representations of the Purchasers

10 

Section 6.1.

Purchase for Investment

10 

Section 6.2.

Accredited Investor

10 

Section 6.3.

Source of Funds

11 

Section 7.

Information as to Company

12 

Section 7.1.

Financial and Business Information

12 

Section 7.2.

Officer’s Certificate

15 

Section 7.3.

Inspection

16 

Section 8.

Payment of the Notes

16 

Section 8.1.

Maturity

16 

Section 8.2.

Optional Prepayments with Make-Whole Amount

16 

Section 8.3.

Allocation of Partial Prepayments

17 

Section 8.4.

Maturity; Surrender, Etc

17 

Section 8.5.

Purchase of Notes

17 

Section 8.6.

Make-Whole Amount

18 

Section 8.7.

Change in Control

19 

Section 9.

Affirmative Covenants

21 

Section 9.1.

Compliance with Law

21 

Section 9.2.

Insurance

22 

Section 9.3.

Maintenance of Properties

22 

Section 9.4.

Payment of Taxes

22 

Section 9.5.

Corporate Existence, Etc

22 

Section 9.6.

Designation of Subsidiaries

22 

Section 9.7.

Subsidiary Guaranty

23 

Section 10.

Negative Covenants

23 

Section 10.1.

Limitation on Debt

23 

Section 10.2.

Limitation on Liens

23 

Section 10.3.

Sales of Assets

25 

Section 10.4.

Merger, Consolidation and Sale of Stock

26 

Section 10.5.

Limitation on Sale and Leasebacks

27 

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Section 10.6.

Limitation on Distributions and Investments

27 

Section 10.7.

Nature of Business

29 

Section 10.8.

Transactions with Affiliates

29 

Section 10.9.

Acquisitions

29 

Section 10.10.

Unrestricted Subsidiaries

29 

Section 10.11.

Interest Coverage Covenant

29 

Section 10.12.

Economic Sanctions, Etc

30 

Section 11.

Events of Default

30 

Section 12.

Remedies on Default, Etc

32 

Section 12.1.

Acceleration

32 

Section 12.2.

Other Remedies

33 

Section 12.3.

Rescission

33 

Section 12.4.

No Waivers or Election of Remedies, Expenses, Etc

33 

Section 13.

Registration; Exchange; Substitution of Notes

33 

Section 13.1.

Registration of Notes

33 

Section 13.2.

Transfer and Exchange of Notes

34 

Section 13.3.

Replacement of Notes

34 

Section 14.

Payments on Notes

35 

Section 14.1.

Place of Payment

35 

Section 14.2.

Payment by Wire Transfer

35 

Section 15.

Expenses, Etc

35 

Section 15.1.

Transaction Expenses

35 

Section 15.3.

Survival

36 

Section 16.

Survival of Representations and Warranties; Entire Agreement

36 

Section 17.

Amendment and Waiver

36 

Section 17.1.

Requirements

36 

Section 17.2.

Solicitation of Holders of Notes

37 

Section 17.3.

Binding Effect, Etc

37 

Section 17.4.

Notes Held by Company, Etc

37 

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Section 18.

Notices

38 

Section 19.

Reproduction of Documents

38 

Section 20.

Confidential Information

39 

Section 21.

Substitution of Purchaser

40 

Section 22.

Miscellaneous

40 

Section 22.1.

Successors and Assigns

40 

Section 22.2.

Payments Due on Non-Business Days

40 

Section 22.3.

Severability

40 

Section 22.4.

Construction

41 

Section 22.5.

Counterparts

41 

Section 22.6.

Governing Law

41 

Section 22.7.

Waiver of Jury Trial

41 

Section 22.8.

Accounting Terms

41 









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Schedule AInformation Relating to Purchasers



Schedule BDefined Terms



Schedule 4.9Changes in Corporate Structure



Schedule 5.3Disclosure Materials



Schedule 5.4Subsidiaries of the Company, Ownership of Subsidiary Stock



Schedule 5.5Financial Statements



Schedule 5.11Licenses, Permits, Etc.



Schedule 5.15Existing Debt



Exhibit 1Form of 3.01% Senior Notes, Series A, due November 3, 2031



Exhibit 2Form of 3.19% Senior Notes, Series B, due November 3, 2034



Exhibit 3Form of 3.25% Senior Notes, Series C, due November 3, 2035



Exhibit 4Form of 3.41% Senior Notes, Series D, due November 3, 2038



Exhibit 5Form of 3.57% Senior Notes, Series E, due November 3, 2041



Exhibit 4.4(a)Form of Opinion of General Counsel to the Company



Exhibit 4.4(b)Form of Opinion of Special Counsel to the Company



Exhibit 4.4(c)Form of Opinion of Special Counsel to the Purchasers











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Aqua America, Inc.

762 W. Lancaster Avenue
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania  19010

$35,000,000 3.01% Senior Notes, Series A, due November 3, 2031

$30,000,000 3.19% Senior Notes, Series B, due November 3, 2034

$25,000,000 3.25% Senior Notes, Series C, due November 3, 2035

$10,000,000 3.41% Senior Notes, Series D, due November 3, 2038

$25,000,000 3.57% Senior Notes, Series E, due November 3, 2041

Dated as of
November 3, 2016

To the Purchasers listed in

the attached Schedule A:

Ladies and Gentlemen:

Aqua America, Inc., a Pennsylvania corporation (the “Company”), agrees with the Purchasers listed in the attached Schedule A (the “Purchasers”) to this Note Purchase Agreement (this “Agreement”) as follows:

Section 1.Authorization of Notes.

The Company will authorize the issue and sale of (i) $35,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 3.01% Senior Notes, Series A, due November 3, 2031 (the “Series A Notes”); (ii) $30,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 3.19% Senior Notes, Series B, due November 3, 2034, (the “Series B Notes”); (iii) $25,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 3.25% Senior Notes, Series C, due November 3, 2035 (the “Series C Notes”); (iv) $10,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 3.41% Senior Notes, Series D, due November 3, 2038 (the “Series D Notes”); and (v) $25,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 3.57% Senior Notes, Series E, due November 3, 2041 (the “Series E Notes”; and, together with the Series A Notes, the Series B Notes, the Series C Notes, and the Series D Notes, individually a “Note” and collectively, the “Notes”).  The term “Notes” shall also include any such notes issued in substitution therefor pursuant to Section 13 of this Agreement.  The Notes shall be substantially in the form set out in Exhibit 1, Exhibit 2, Exhibit 3, Exhibit 4 and Exhibit 5, respectively, with such changes therefrom, if any, as may be approved by the Purchasers and the Company.  Certain capitalized terms used in this Agreement are defined in Schedule B; references to a “Schedule” or an “Exhibit” are, unless otherwise specified, to a Schedule or an Exhibit attached to this Agreement.

 


 

 

 

Aqua America, Inc.

Note Purchase Agreement

 

Section 2.Sale and Purchase of Notes.

Section 2.1.Notes.  Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, the Company will issue and sell to each Purchaser and each Purchaser will purchase from the Company, at the Closing provided for in Section 3, Notes in the principal amount and of the Series specified opposite such Purchaser’s name in Schedule A at the purchase price of 100% of the principal amount thereof.  The obligations of each Purchaser hereunder are several and not joint obligations and each Purchaser shall have no obligation and no liability to any Person for the performance or nonperformance by any other Purchaser hereunder.

Section 3.Closing.

The sale and purchase of the Notes to be purchased by each Purchaser shall occur at the offices of Chapman and Cutler LLP, 111 West Monroe, Chicago, Illinois 60603, at 10:00 a.m. Chicago time, at a closing (the “Closing”) on November 3, 2016 or on such other Business Day thereafter on or prior to November 10, 2016 as may be agreed upon by the Company and the Purchasers.  At the Closing the Company will deliver to each Purchaser the Notes of the Series to be purchased by such Purchaser in the form of a single Note (or such greater number of Notes in denominations of at least $100,000 as such Purchaser may request) dated the date of the Closing and registered in such Purchaser’s name (or in the name of such Purchaser’s nominee), against delivery by such Purchaser to the Company or its order of immediately available funds in the amount of the purchase price therefor by wire transfer of immediately available funds for the account of the Company to account number 8541854208, account name Aqua America, Inc., at PNC Bank, N.A., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ABA Number 031‑000053.  If at the Closing the Company shall fail to tender such Notes to any Purchaser as provided above in this Section 3, or any of the conditions specified in Section 4 shall not have been fulfilled to any Purchaser’s satisfaction, such Purchaser shall, at such Purchaser’s election, be relieved of all further obligations under this Agreement, without thereby waiving any rights such Purchaser may have by reason of such failure by the Company to tender such Notes or any of the conditions specified in Section 4 not having been fulfilled to such Purchaser’s satisfaction.

Section 4.Conditions to Closing.

The obligation of each Purchaser to purchase and pay for the Notes to be sold to such Purchaser at the Closing and the obligation of the Company to issue and sell the Notes to each Purchaser is subject to the fulfillment to such Purchaser’s satisfaction and, as to Section 4.1(b), the Company’s satisfaction, prior to or at the Closing, of the following conditions:

Section 4.1.Representations and Warranties of the Company and the Purchaser.    (aThe representations and warranties of the Company in this Agreement shall be correct when made and at the time of the Closing.

(b)The representations and warranties of each Purchaser in this Agreement shall be correct when made and at the time of the Closing

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Section 4.2.Performance; No Default.  The Company shall have performed and complied with all agreements and conditions contained in this Agreement required to be performed or complied with by the Company prior to or at the Closing, and after giving effect to the issue and sale of the Notes (and the application of the proceeds thereof as contemplated by Section 5.14), no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing. 

Section 4.3.Compliance Certificates.

(a)Officer’s Certificate of the Company.  The Company shall have delivered to such Purchaser an Officer’s Certificate, dated the date of the Closing, certifying that the conditions specified in Sections 4.1,  4.2 and 4.9 have been fulfilled.

(b)Secretary’s Certificate of the Company.  The Company shall have delivered to such Purchaser a certificate certifying as to the resolutions attached thereto and other corporate proceedings relating to the authorization, execution and delivery of the Notes and this Agreement.

Section 4.4.Opinions of Counsel.    Such Purchaser shall have received opinions in form and substance satisfactory to such Purchaser, dated the date of the Closing (a) from Christopher P. Luning, Esq., General Counsel of the Company, covering the matters set forth in Exhibit 4.4(a) and covering such other matters incident to the transactions contemplated hereby as such Purchaser or such Purchaser’s counsel may reasonably request (and the Company hereby instructs its counsel to deliver such opinion to such Purchaser), (b) from Dilworth Paxson, LLP, special counsel to the Company, covering the matters set forth in Exhibit 4.4(b) and covering such other matters incident to the transactions contemplated hereby as such Purchaser or such Purchaser’s counsel may reasonably request (and the Company hereby instructs its counsel to deliver such opinion to such Purchaser), and (c) from Chapman and Cutler LLP, the Purchasers’ special counsel in connection with such transactions, substantially in the form set forth in Exhibit 4.4(c) and covering such other matters incident to such transactions as such Purchaser may reasonably request.

Section 4.5.Purchase Permitted by Applicable Law, Etc.    On the date of the Closing each purchase of Notes shall (a) be permitted by the laws and regulations of each jurisdiction to which each Purchaser is subject, without recourse to provisions (such as Section 1405(a)(8) of the New York Insurance Law) permitting limited investments by insurance companies without restriction as to the character of the particular investment, (b) not violate any applicable law or regulation (including, without limitation, Regulation T, U or X of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System) and (c) not subject any Purchaser to any tax, penalty or liability under or pursuant to any applicable law or regulation, which law or regulation was not in effect on the date hereof.  If requested by any Purchaser, such Purchaser shall have received an Officer’s Certificate certifying as to such matters of fact as such Purchaser may reasonably specify to enable such Purchaser to determine whether such purchase is so permitted.

Section 4.6.Related Transactions.  The Company shall have consummated the sale of the entire principal amount of the Notes scheduled to be sold on the date of Closing pursuant to this Agreement.

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Section 4.7.Payment of Special Counsel Fees.  Without limiting the provisions of Section 15.1, the Company shall have paid on or before the Closing, the reasonable fees, reasonable charges and reasonable disbursements of the Purchasers’ special counsel referred to in Section 4.4(c) to the extent reflected in a statement of such counsel rendered to the Company at least one Business Day prior to the Closing.

Section 4.8.Private Placement Numbers.    A Private Placement Number issued by Standard & Poor’s CUSIP Service Bureau (in cooperation with the SVO of the NAIC) shall have been obtained for each Series of the Notes.

Section 4.9.Changes in Corporate Structure.    The Company shall not have changed its jurisdiction of incorporation or, except as reflected in Schedule 4.9, been a party to any merger or consolidation and shall not have succeeded to all or any substantial part of the liabilities of any other entity, at any time following the date of the most recent financial statements referred to in Schedule 5.5.

Section 4.10.Funding Instructions.    At least three Business Days prior to the date of the Closing, each Purchaser shall have received written instructions signed by a Responsible Officer on letterhead of the Company confirming the information specified in Section 3 including (i) the name and address of the transferee bank, (ii) such transferee bank’s ABA number and (iii) the account name and number into which the purchase price for the Notes is to be deposited.

Section 4.11.Proceedings and Documents.    All corporate and other proceedings in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Agreement and all documents and instruments incident to such transactions shall be satisfactory to such Purchaser and such Purchaser’s special counsel, and such Purchaser and such Purchaser’s special counsel shall have received all such counterpart originals or certified or other copies of such documents as such Purchaser or such Purchaser’s special counsel may reasonably request.

Section 5.Representations and Warranties of the Company.

The Company represents and warrants to each Purchaser that:

Section 5.1.Organization; Power and Authority.  The Company is a corporation duly organized and subsisting under the laws of its jurisdiction of incorporation, and is duly qualified to transact business in all jurisdictions in which the conduct of its business requires such qualification, except for such  jurisdictions where the failure to so qualify would not have a Material Adverse Effect. The Company has the corporate power and authority to own or hold under lease the properties it purports to own or hold under lease, to transact the business it transacts, to execute and deliver this Agreement and the Notes and to perform the provisions hereof and thereof.

Section 5.2.Authorization, Etc.    This Agreement and the Notes have been duly authorized by all necessary corporate action on the part of the Company, and this Agreement constitutes, and upon execution and delivery thereof each Note will constitute, a legal, valid and binding obligation of the Company enforceable against the Company in accordance with its

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terms, except as such enforceability may be limited by (i) applicable bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, moratorium or other similar laws affecting the enforcement of creditors’ rights generally and (ii) general principles of equity (regardless of whether such enforceability is considered in a proceeding in equity or at law).

Section 5.3.Disclosure.    The Company, through its co-agents, RBS Securities Inc. and PNC Capital Markets LLC, has delivered to each Purchaser a copy of a Private Placement Memorandum, dated September, 2016 (the “Memorandum”), relating to the transactions contemplated hereby.  This Agreement (excluding the representations of the Purchasers in Section 6 and in Schedule A), the Memorandum and the documents, certificates or other writings delivered to the Purchasers by or on behalf of the Company in connection with the transactions contemplated hereby and identified in Schedule 5.3, and the financial statements listed in Schedule 5.5 (this Agreement, the Memorandum and such documents, certificates or other writings and such financial statements delivered to each Purchaser prior to October 4, 2016 being referred to, collectively, as the “Disclosure Documents”), taken as a whole, do not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state any material fact necessary to make the statements therein not misleading in light of the circumstances under which they were made.  Except as disclosed in the Disclosure Documents, since December 31, 2015, there has been no change in the financial condition, operations, business or properties of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries except changes that individually or in the aggregate could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect. 

Section 5.4.Organization and Ownership of Shares of Subsidiaries.    (a) Schedule 5.4 contains (except as noted therein) a complete and correct list of the Company’s Subsidiaries, showing, as to each Subsidiary, the correct name thereof, the jurisdiction of its organization, and the percentage of shares of each class of its capital stock or similar equity interests outstanding owned by the Company and each other Subsidiary and showing each Subsidiary that is an Unrestricted Subsidiary.

(b)Except as set forth on Schedule 5.4(b), all of the outstanding shares of capital stock or similar equity interests of each Subsidiary shown in Schedule 5.4 as being owned by the Company and its Subsidiaries have been validly issued, are fully paid and nonassessable and are owned by the Company or another Subsidiary free and clear of any Lien.

(c)Each Subsidiary identified in Schedule 5.4 is a corporation or other legal entity duly organized and subsisting or validly existing, as applicable, under the laws of its jurisdiction of organization, and is duly qualified as a foreign corporation or other legal entity in each jurisdiction in which the conduct of its business requires such qualification, except for such jurisdictions where the failure to so qualify would not have a Material Adverse Effect.  Each such Subsidiary has the corporate or other power and authority to own or hold under lease the properties it purports to own or hold under lease and to transact the business it transacts.

Section 5.5.Financial Statements.    The Company has delivered to each Purchaser copies of the financial statements of the Company and its Subsidiaries listed on Schedule 5.5.  All of said financial statements (including in each case the related schedules and notes) fairly present in all material respects the consolidated financial position of the Company and its Subsidiaries as of

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the respective dates specified in such financial statements and the consolidated results of their operations and cash flows for the respective periods so specified and have been prepared in accordance with GAAP consistently applied throughout the periods involved except as set forth in the notes thereto (subject, in the case of any interim financial statements, to normal year-end adjustments).

Section 5.6.Compliance with Laws, Other Instruments, Etc.    The execution, delivery and performance by the Company of this Agreement and the Notes will not (a) contravene, result in any breach of, or constitute a default under, or result in the creation of any Lien in respect of any property of the Company or any Subsidiary under, any indenture, mortgage, deed of trust, loan, purchase or credit agreement, lease, corporate charter, regulations or by-laws, or any other Material agreement or instrument to which the Company or any Subsidiary is bound or by which the Company or any Subsidiary or any of their respective properties may be bound or affected, (b) conflict with or result in a breach of any of the terms, conditions or provisions of any order, judgment, decree, or ruling of any court, arbitrator or Governmental Authority naming or referring to the Company or any Subsidiary, or (c) violate any provision of any statute or other rule or regulation of any Governmental Authority applicable to the Company or any Subsidiary, except as to each of (a), (b) and (c), for any such conflict, default, breach, contravention or violation which would not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect. 

Section 5.7.Governmental Authorizations, Etc.    No consent, approval or authorization of, or registration, filing or declaration with, any Governmental Authority is required in connection with the execution, delivery or performance by the Company of this Agreement or the Notes. 

Section 5.8.Litigation; Observance of Statutes and Orders.    (a) There is no action, suit or proceeding pending or, to the knowledge of the Company, threatened against or affecting the Company or any Subsidiary or any property of the Company or any Subsidiary in any court or before any arbitrator of any kind or before or by any Governmental Authority that with respect to which a Material Adverse Effect is probable in accordance with the applicable requirements of accounting for contingencies under Financial Accounting Standards Board’s Accounting Standards Codification.

(b)Neither the Company nor any Subsidiary is in default under any order, judgment, decree or ruling of any court, any arbitrator of any kind or any Governmental Authority naming or referring to the Company or is in violation of any applicable law (including without limitation Environmental Laws, the USA Patriot Act or any of the other laws and regulations that are referred to in Section 5.16) or, to the knowledge of the Company, any ordinance, rule or regulation of any Governmental Authority, with respect to which default or violation a Material Adverse Effect is probable in accordance with the applicable requirements of accounting for contingencies under Financial Accounting Standards Board’s Accounting Standards Codification.

Section 5.9.Taxes.    The Company and its Subsidiaries have filed all income tax returns that are required to have been filed in any jurisdiction, and have paid all taxes shown to be due and payable on such returns and all other taxes and assessments payable by them to the extent

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such taxes and assessments have become due and payable and before they have become delinquent, except for any taxes and assessments (a) the amount of which is not individually or in the aggregate Material or (b) the amount, applicability or validity of which is currently being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings and with respect to which the Company or a Subsidiary, as the case may be, has established adequate reserves in accordance with GAAP.  The charges, accruals and reserves on the books of the Company and its Subsidiaries in respect of federal, state or other taxes for all fiscal periods are adequate.  The federal income tax liabilities of the Company and its Subsidiaries have been determined by an audit by the Internal Revenue Service for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011 and all amounts owing in respect of such audit have been paid.

Section 5.10.Title to Property; Leases.    The Company and its Subsidiaries have good and sufficient title to their respective Material properties, including all such properties reflected in the most recent audited balance sheet referred to in Section 5.5 or purported to have been acquired by the Company or any Subsidiary after said date (except as sold or otherwise disposed of in the ordinary course of business), in each case free and clear of Liens prohibited by this Agreement, except for those defects in title and Liens that, individually or in the aggregate, would not have a Material Adverse Effect.  All Material leases are valid and subsisting and are in full force and effect in all material respects.

Section 5.11.Licenses, Permits, Etc.  Except as disclosed in Schedule 5.11, the Company and its Subsidiaries own or possess all licenses, permits, franchises, certificates of convenience and necessity, authorizations, patents, copyrights, service marks, trademarks and trade names, or rights thereto, that are Material, without known conflict with the rights of others except for those conflicts, that, individually or in the aggregate, would not have a Material Adverse Effect.

Section 5.12.Compliance with Employee Benefit Plans.    (a) The Company and each ERISA Affiliate have operated and administered each Plan in compliance with all applicable laws except for such instances of noncompliance as have not resulted in and could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.  Neither the Company nor any ERISA Affiliate has incurred any liability pursuant to Title I or IV of ERISA or the penalty or excise tax provisions of the Code relating to employee benefit plans (as defined in Section 3 of ERISA), and no event, transaction or condition has occurred or exists that would reasonably be expected to result in the incurrence of any such liability by the Company or any ERISA Affiliate, or in the imposition of any Lien on any of the rights, properties or assets of the Company or any ERISA Affiliate, in either case pursuant to Title I or IV of ERISA or to such penalty or excise tax provisions or to Section 430(k) of the Code, other than such liabilities or Liens as would not be individually or in the aggregate Material.

(b)With respect to Plans subject to Title IV of ERISA (other than Multiemployer Plans) there has been no failure to satisfy the minimum funding standard as provided in Section 302 of ERISA and Section 412 of the Code, there is no Plan in at risk status as defined in Section 430(i)(4) of the Code, there has been no waived funding deficiency within the meaning of Section 302 of ERISA or Section 412 of the Code, and no event or condition exists which presents a Material risk of termination of any such Plan by the PBGC.

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(c)The Company and its ERISA Affiliates have not incurred any withdrawal liabilities (and are not subject to contingent withdrawal liabilities) under Section 4201 or 4204 of ERISA in respect of Multiemployer Plans that individually or in the aggregate are Material.

(d)The expected post-retirement benefit obligation (determined as of the last day of the Company’s most recently ended fiscal year in accordance with Financial Accounting Standards Board (“FASB”) Accounting Standards Codification 715-60 (formerly FASB Statement No. 106), without regard to liabilities attributable to continuation coverage mandated by Section 4980B of the Code) of the Company and its Subsidiaries would not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

(e)The execution and delivery of this Agreement and the issuance and sale of the Notes hereunder will not involve any transaction that is subject to the prohibitions of Section 406 of ERISA or in connection with which a tax could be imposed pursuant to Section 4975(c)(1)(A)‑(D) of the Code.  The representation by the Company in the first sentence of this Section 5.12(e) is made in reliance upon and subject to the accuracy of each Purchaser’s representation in Section 6.3 as to the sources of the funds to be used to pay the purchase price of the Notes to be purchased by such Purchaser.

(f)The Company and its Subsidiaries do not have any Non‑U.S. Plans.

Section 5.13.Private Offering by the Company.    Neither the Company nor anyone acting on the Company’s behalf has offered the Notes or any similar securities for sale to, or solicited any offer to buy any of the same from, or otherwise approached or negotiated in respect thereof with, any Person other than the Purchasers and not more than twenty-one (21) other Institutional Investors, each of which has been offered the Notes in connection with a private sale for investment.  Neither the Company nor anyone acting on its behalf has taken, or will take, any action that would subject the issuance or sale of the Notes to the registration requirements of Section 5 of the Securities Act.

Section 5.14.Use of Proceeds; Margin Regulations.    The Company will apply the proceeds of the sale of the Notes for general corporate purposes of the Company (including the repayment of Debt of the Company), and in compliance with all laws referenced in Section 5.16.  No part of the proceeds from the sale of the Notes hereunder will be used, directly or indirectly, for the purpose of buying or carrying any margin stock within the meaning of Regulation U of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (12 CFR 221), or for the purpose of buying or carrying or trading in any securities under such circumstances as to involve the Company in a violation of Regulation X of said Board (12 CFR 224) or to involve any broker or dealer in a violation of Regulation T of said Board (12 CFR 220).  Margin stock does not constitute more than 2% of the value of the consolidated assets of the Company and its Subsidiaries and the Company does not have any present intention that margin stock will constitute more than 2% of the value of such assets.  As used in this Section, the terms “margin stock” and “purpose of buying or carrying” shall have the meanings assigned to them in said Regulation U.

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Section 5.15.Existing DebtsSchedule 5.15 sets forth a complete and correct list of all outstanding Debt of the Company and its Subsidiaries as of June 30, 2016, since which date except as described therein there has been no Material change in the amounts, interest rates, sinking funds, installment payments or maturities of the Debt of the Company or its Subsidiaries.  Neither the Company nor any Subsidiary is in default and no waiver of default is currently in effect, in the payment of any principal or interest on any Debt of the Company or such Subsidiary, and no event or condition exists with respect to any Debt of the Company or any Subsidiary, the outstanding principal amount of which exceeds $5,000,000, that would permit (or that with notice or the lapse of time, or both, would permit) one or more Persons to cause such Debt to become due and payable before its stated maturity or before its regularly scheduled dates of payment.

Section 5.16.Foreign Assets Control Regulations, Etc.    (a) Neither the Company nor any Controlled Entity (i) is a Blocked Person, (ii) has been notified that its name appears or may in the future appear on a State Sanctions List or (iii) is a target of sanctions that have been imposed by the United Nations or the European Union.

(b)Neither the Company nor any Controlled Entity (i) has violated, been found in violation of, or been charged or convicted under, any applicable U.S. Economic Sanctions Laws, Anti‑Money Laundering Laws or Anti‑Corruption Laws or (ii) to the Company’s knowledge, is under investigation by any Governmental Authority for possible violation of any U.S. Economic Sanctions Laws, Anti‑Money Laundering Laws or Anti‑Corruption Laws.

(c)No part of the proceeds from the sale of the Notes hereunder:

(i)constitutes or will constitute funds obtained on behalf of any Blocked Person or will otherwise be used by the Company or any Controlled Entity, directly or indirectly, (A) in connection with any investment in, or any transactions or dealings with, any Blocked Person, (B) for any purpose that would cause any Purchaser to be in violation of any U.S. Economic Sanctions Laws or (C) otherwise in violation of any U.S. Economic Sanctions Laws;

(ii)will be used, directly or indirectly, in violation of, or cause any Purchaser to be in violation of, any applicable Anti‑Money Laundering Laws; or

(iii)will be used, directly or indirectly, for the purpose of making any improper payments, including bribes, to any Governmental Official or commercial counterparty in order to obtain, retain or direct business or obtain any improper advantage, in each case which would be in violation of, or cause any Purchaser to be in violation of, any applicable Anti‑Corruption Laws.

(d)The Company has established procedures and controls which it reasonably believes are adequate (and otherwise comply with applicable law) to ensure that the Company and each Controlled Entity is and will continue to be in compliance with all applicable U.S. Economic Sanctions Laws, Anti‑Money Laundering Laws and Anti‑Corruption Laws.

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Section 5.17.Status under Certain Statutes.    Neither the Company nor any Subsidiary is an “investment company” registered or required to be registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, or is subject to regulation under the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 2005, as amended, the ICC Termination Act of 1995, as amended, or the Federal Power Act, as amended.

Section 5.18.Environmental Matters.  (a) Neither the Company nor any Subsidiary has knowledge of any claim or has received any written notice of any claim, and no proceeding has been instituted of which it has received written notice, raising any claim against the Company or any of its Subsidiaries or any of their respective real properties now or formerly owned, leased or operated by any of them, or other assets, alleging damage to the environment or any violation of any Environmental Laws, except, in each case, such as could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.

(b)Neither the Company nor any Subsidiary has knowledge of any facts which would give rise to any claim, public or private, for violation of Environmental Laws or damage to the environment emanating from, occurring on or in any way related to real properties or to other assets now or formerly owned, leased or operated by any of them or their use, except, in each case, such as could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.

(c)Neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries has stored any Hazardous Materials on real properties now or formerly owned, leased or operated by any of them or has disposed of any Hazardous Materials in each case in a manner contrary to any Environmental Laws and in any manner that could reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.

(d)All buildings on all real properties now owned, leased or operated by the Company or any of its Subsidiaries are in compliance with applicable Environmental Laws, except where failure to comply could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.

Section 6.Representations of the Purchasers.

Section 6.1.Purchase for Investment.    Each Purchaser severally represents that it is purchasing the Notes for its own account or for one or more separate accounts maintained by it or for the account of one or more pension or trust funds and not with a view to the distribution thereof, provided that the disposition of such Purchaser’s or such pension or trust funds’ property shall at all times be within such Purchaser’s or such pension or trust funds’ control.  Each Purchaser understands that the Notes have not been registered under the Securities Act and may be resold only if registered pursuant to the provisions of the Securities Act or if an exemption from registration is available, except under circumstances where neither such registration nor such an exemption is required by law, and that the Company is not required to register the Notes.

Section 6.2.Accredited InvestorEach Purchaser severally represents that it is an “accredited investor” (as defined in Rule 501(a)(1), (2), (3) or (7) of Regulation D under the Securities Act acting for its own account (and not for the account of others) or as a fiduciary or agent for others (which others are also “accredited investors”).

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Section 6.3.Source of Funds.  Each Purchaser severally represents that at least one of the following statements is an accurate representation as to each source of funds (a “Source”) to be used by such Purchaser to pay the purchase price of the Notes to be purchased by such Purchaser hereunder:

(a)the Source is an “insurance company general account” (as the term is defined in the United States Department of Labor’s Prohibited Transaction Exemption (“PTE”) 95-60) in respect of which the reserves and liabilities (as defined by the annual statement for life insurance companies approved by the NAIC (the “NAIC Annual Statement”)) for the general account contract(s) held by or on behalf of any employee benefit plan together with the amount of the reserves and liabilities for the general account contract(s) held by or on behalf of any other employee benefit plans maintained by the same employer (or affiliate thereof as defined in PTE 95-60) or by the same employee organization in the general account do not exceed 10% of the total reserves and liabilities of the general account (exclusive of separate account liabilities) plus surplus as set forth in the NAIC Annual Statement filed with such Purchaser’s state of domicile; or

(b)the Source is a separate account that is maintained solely in connection with such Purchaser’s fixed contractual obligations under which the amounts payable, or credited, to any employee benefit plan (or its related trust) that has any interest in such separate account (or to any participant or beneficiary of such plan (including any annuitant)) are not affected in any manner by the investment performance of the separate account; or

(c)the Source is either (i) an insurance company pooled separate account, within the meaning of PTE 90-1 or (ii) a bank collective investment fund, within the meaning of the PTE 91-38 and, except as disclosed by such Purchaser to the Company in writing pursuant to this clause (c), no employee benefit plan or group of plans maintained by the same employer or employee organization beneficially owns more than 10% of all assets allocated to such pooled separate account or collective investment fund; or

(d)the Source constitutes assets of an “investment fund” (within the meaning of Part VI of PTE 84-14 (the “QPAM Exemption”)) managed by a “qualified professional asset manager” or “QPAM” (within the meaning of Part VI of the QPAM Exemption), no employee benefit plan’s assets that are managed by the QPAM in such investment fund, when combined with the assets of all other employee benefit plans established or maintained by the same employer or by an affiliate (within the meaning of Part VI(c)(1) of the QPAM Exemption) of such employer or by the same employee organization and managed by such QPAM, represent more than 20% of the total client assets managed by such QPAM, the conditions of Part I(c) and (g) of the QPAM Exemption are satisfied, neither the QPAM nor a person controlling or controlled by the QPAM maintains an ownership interest in the Company that would cause the QPAM and the Company to be “related” within the meaning of Part VI(h) of the QPAM Exemption and (i) the identity of such QPAM and (ii) the names of any employee benefit plans whose assets in the investment fund, when combined with the assets of all other employee benefit plans established or maintained by the same employer or by an affiliate

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(within the meaning of Part VI(c)(1) of the QPAM Exemption) of such employer or by the same employee organization, represent 10% or more of the assets of such investment fund, have been disclosed to the Company in writing pursuant to this clause (d); or

(e)the Source constitutes assets of a “plan(s)” (within the meaning of Part IV(h) of PTE 96-23 (the “INHAM Exemption”)) managed by an “in-house asset manager” or “INHAM” (within the meaning of Part IV(a) of the INHAM Exemption), the conditions of Part I(a), (g) and (h) of the INHAM Exemption are satisfied, neither the INHAM nor a person controlling or controlled by the INHAM (applying the definition of “control” in Part IV(d)(3) of the INHAM Exemption) owns a 10% or more interest in the Company and (i) the identity of such INHAM and (ii) the name(s) of the employee benefit plan(s) whose assets constitute the Source have been disclosed to the Company in writing pursuant to this clause (e); or

(f)the Source is a governmental plan; or

(g)the Source is one or more employee benefit plans, or a separate account or trust fund comprised of one or more employee benefit plans, each of which has been identified to the Company in writing pursuant to this clause (g); or

(h)the Source does not include assets of any employee benefit plan, other than a plan exempt from the coverage of ERISA.

As used in this Section 6.3, the terms “employee benefit plan,” “governmental plan,” and “separate account” shall have the respective meanings assigned to such terms in Section 3 of ERISA.

Section 7.Information as to Company.

Section 7.1.Financial and Business Information.  The Company shall deliver to each holder of Notes that is an Institutional Investor:

(a)Quarterly Statements — within 60 days after the end of each quarterly fiscal period in each fiscal year of the Company (other than the last quarterly fiscal period of each such fiscal year), duplicate copies of,

(i)a consolidated balance sheet of the Company and its Subsidiaries as at the end of such quarter, and

(ii)consolidated statements of income, changes in shareholders’ equity and cash flows of the Company and its Subsidiaries, for such quarter and (in the case of the second and third quarters) for the portion of the fiscal year ending with such quarter,

setting forth in each case in comparative form the figures for the corresponding periods in the previous fiscal year, all in reasonable detail, prepared in accordance with GAAP

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applicable to quarterly financial statements generally, and certified by a Senior Financial Officer as fairly presenting, in all material respects, the financial position of the companies being reported on and their results of operations and cash flows, subject to changes resulting from year-end adjustments, provided that delivery within the time period specified above of copies of the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10‑Q prepared in compliance with the requirements therefor and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission shall be deemed to satisfy the requirements of this Section 7.1(a);

(b)Annual Statements — within 120 days after the end of each fiscal year of the Company, duplicate copies of,

(i)a consolidated balance sheet of the Company and its Subsidiaries, as at the end of such year, and

(ii)consolidated statements of income, changes in shareholders’ equity and cash flows of the Company and its Subsidiaries, for such year,

setting forth in each case in comparative form the figures for the previous fiscal year, all in reasonable detail, prepared in accordance with GAAP, and accompanied by an opinion thereon (without a “going concern” or similar qualification or exception and without any qualification or exception as to the scope of the audit on which such opinion is based) of independent certified public accountants of recognized national standing, which opinion shall state that such financial statements present fairly, in all material respects, the financial position of the companies being reported upon and their results of operations and cash flows and have been prepared in conformity with GAAP, and that the examination of such accountants in connection with such financial statements has been made in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards, and that such audit provides a reasonable basis for such opinion in the circumstances, provided that the delivery within the time period specified above of the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10‑K for such fiscal year (together with the Company’s annual report to shareholders, if any, prepared pursuant to Rule 14a‑3 under the Exchange Act) prepared in accordance with the requirements therefor and containing the above-described audit opinion and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission shall be deemed to satisfy the requirements of this Section 7.1(b);

(c)SEC and Other Reports — promptly upon their becoming available, one copy of (i) each financial statement, report, notice, or proxy statement sent by the Company or any Subsidiary to public securities holders generally, and (ii) each regular or periodic report, each registration statement that shall have become effective (without exhibits except as expressly requested by such holder), and each final prospectus and all amendments thereto filed by the Company or any Subsidiary with the Securities and Exchange Commission;

(d)Notice of Default or Event of Default — promptly, and in any event within five days after a Responsible Officer becomes aware of the existence of any Default or

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Event of Default, a written notice specifying the nature and period of existence thereof and what action the Company is taking or proposes to take with respect thereto;

(e)Employee Benefits Matters — promptly, and in any event within five days after a Responsible Officer becomes aware of any of the following, a written notice setting forth the nature thereof and the action, if any, that the Company or an ERISA Affiliate proposes to take with respect thereto:

(i)with respect to any Plan, any reportable event, as defined in
Section 4043(c) of ERISA and the regulations thereunder, for which notice thereof has not been waived pursuant to such regulations in effect on the date thereof, if such reportable event would reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect; or

(ii)the taking by the PBGC of steps to institute, or the threatening by the PBGC of the institution of, proceedings under Section 4042 of ERISA for the termination of, or the appointment of a trustee to administer, any Plan, or the receipt by the Company or any ERISA Affiliate of a notice from a Multiemployer Plan that such action has been taken by the PBGC with respect to such Multiemployer Plan; or

(iii)any event, transaction or condition that could result in the incurrence of any liability by the Company or any ERISA Affiliate pursuant to Title I or IV of ERISA or the imposition of a penalty or excise tax under the provisions of the Code relating to employee benefit plans, or the imposition of any Lien on any of the rights, properties or assets of the Company or any ERISA Affiliate pursuant to Title I or IV of ERISA or such penalty or excise tax provisions, if such liability or Lien, taken together with any other such liabilities or Liens then existing, would reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect;

(f)Notices from Governmental Authority — promptly, and in any event within 30 days of receipt thereof, copies of any notice to the Company or any Subsidiary from any federal or state Governmental Authority relating to any order, ruling, statute or other law or regulation that could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect;

(g)Resignation or Replacement of Auditors — within ten days following the date on which the Company’s auditors resign or the Company elects to change auditors, as the case may be, notification thereof, together with such supporting information as the Required Holders may request; and

(h)Requested Information — with reasonable promptness, such other data and information relating to the business, operations, affairs, financial condition, assets or properties of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries or relating to the ability of the

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Company to perform its obligations hereunder and under the Notes as from time to time may be reasonably requested by any such holder of Notes.

In addition to the foregoing, in the event that one or more Unrestricted Subsidiaries shall either (i) own more than 10% of the Consolidated Total Assets of the Company and its Subsidiaries, or (ii) account for more than 10% of the consolidated gross revenues of the Company and its Subsidiaries, determined in each case in accordance with GAAP, then, within the respective periods provided in Section 7.1(a) and (b) above, the Company shall deliver to each holder of Notes that is an Institutional Investor, unaudited financial statements of the character and for the dates and periods as in said Sections 7.1(a) and (b) covering such group of Unrestricted Subsidiaries (on a consolidated basis), together with a consolidating statement reflecting eliminations or adjustments required to reconcile the financial statements of such group of Unrestricted Subsidiaries to the financial statements delivered pursuant to Sections 7.1(a) and (b).

Section 7.2.Officer’s Certificate.  Each set of financial statements delivered to a holder of Notes pursuant to Section 7.1(a) or Section 7.1(b) hereof shall be accompanied by a certificate of a Senior Financial Officer:

(a)Covenant Compliance — setting forth the information (including detailed calculations) required in order to establish whether the Company was in compliance with the requirements of Section 10.1,  Section 10.2(k), Section 10.3, Section 10.4, Section 10.5, Section 10.6,  Section 10.10 and Section 10.11 hereof, inclusive, during the quarterly or annual period covered by the financial statements then being furnished (including with respect to each such Section, where applicable, the calculations of the maximum or minimum amount, ratio or percentage, as the case may be, permissible under the terms of such Sections, and the calculation of the amount, ratio or percentage then in existence);

(b)Event of Default — certifying that such officer has reviewed the relevant terms hereof and has made, or caused to be made, under his or her supervision, a review of the transactions and conditions of the Company and its Subsidiaries from the beginning of the quarterly or annual period covered by the statements then being furnished to the date of the certificate and that such review shall not have disclosed the existence during such period of any condition or event that constitutes a Default or an Event of Default or, if any such condition or event existed or exists (including, without limitation, any such event or condition resulting from the failure of the Company or any Subsidiary to comply with any Environmental Law), specifying the nature and period of existence thereof and what action the Company shall have taken or proposes to take with respect thereto; and

(c)Subsidiary Guarantors – setting forth a list of all Subsidiaries that are Subsidiary Guarantors and certifying that each Subsidiary that is required to be a Subsidiary Guarantor pursuant to Section 9.7 is a Subsidiary Guarantor, in each case, as of the date of such certificate of Senior Financial Officer.

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Section 7.3.Inspection.  The Company shall permit the representatives of each holder of Notes that is an Institutional Investor:

(a)No Default — if no Default or Event of Default then exists, at the expense of such holder and upon reasonable prior notice to the Company, to visit the principal executive office of the Company, to discuss the affairs, finances and accounts of the Company and its Subsidiaries with the Company’s officers, and (with the consent of the Company, which consent will not be unreasonably withheld) to visit the other offices and properties of the Company and each Restricted Subsidiary, all at such reasonable times during normal business hours and as often as may be reasonably requested in writing; and

(b)Default — if a Default or Event of Default then exists, at the expense of the Company, to visit and inspect any of the offices or properties of the Company or any Subsidiary, to examine all their respective books of account and non-privileged records, reports and other papers, to make copies and extracts therefrom, and to discuss their respective affairs, finances and accounts with their respective officers and independent public accountants (and by this provision the Company authorizes said accountants to discuss the affairs, finances and accounts of the Company and its Subsidiaries), all at such times and as often as may be requested.

Section 8.Payment of the Notes.

Section 8.1.Maturity. 

(a)As provided therein, the entire unpaid principal balance of each Series A Note shall be due and payable on November 3, 2031.

(b)As provided therein, the entire unpaid principal balance of each Series B Note shall be due and payable on November 3, 2034.

(c)As provided therein, the entire unpaid principal balance of each Series C Note shall be due and payable on November 3, 2035.

(d)As provided therein, the entire unpaid principal balance of each Series D Note shall be due and payable on November 3, 2038.

(e)As provided therein, the entire unpaid principal balance of each Series E Note shall be due and payable on November 3, 2041.

Section 8.2.Optional Prepayments with Make-Whole Amount.  The Company may, at its option, upon notice as provided below, prepay at any time all, or from time to time any part of, the Notes, in an amount not less than 10% of the aggregate principal amount of the Notes then outstanding in the case of a partial prepayment, at 100% of the principal amount so prepaid, together with interest accrued thereon to the date of such prepayment, plus the Make‑Whole Amount determined for the prepayment date with respect to such principal amount.  The Company will give each holder of Notes written notice of each optional prepayment under this

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Section 8.2 not less than 10 days and not more than 60 days prior to the date fixed for such prepayment unless the Company and the Required Holders agree to another time period pursuant to Section 17.  Each such notice shall specify such date, the aggregate principal amount of the Notes to be prepaid on such date, the principal amount of each Note held by such holder to be prepaid (determined in accordance with Section 8.3), and the interest to be paid on the prepayment date with respect to such principal amount being prepaid, and shall be accompanied by a certificate of a Senior Financial Officer as to the estimated Make-Whole Amount due in connection with such prepayment (calculated as if the date of such notice were the date of the prepayment), setting forth the details of such computation.  Two Business Days prior to such prepayment, the Company shall deliver to each holder of Notes a certificate of a Senior Financial Officer specifying the calculation of such Make-Whole Amount as of the specified prepayment date.

Section 8.3.Allocation of Partial Prepayments.  In the case of each partial prepayment of the Notes pursuant to Section 8.2, the principal amount of the Notes to be prepaid shall be allocated among all of the Notes at the time outstanding in proportion, as nearly as practicable, to the respective unpaid principal amounts thereof not theretofore called for prepayment.

Section 8.4.Maturity; Surrender, Etc.  In the case of each prepayment of Notes pursuant to this Section 8, the principal amount of each Note to be prepaid shall mature and become due and payable on the date fixed for such prepayment, together with interest on such principal amount accrued to such date and the applicable Make-Whole Amount, if any.  From and after such date, unless the Company shall fail to pay such principal amount when so due and payable, together with the interest and Make-Whole Amount, if any, as aforesaid, interest on such principal amount shall cease to accrue.  Any Note paid or prepaid in full shall be surrendered to the Company and cancelled and shall not be reissued, and no Note shall be issued in lieu of any prepaid principal amount of any Note.

Section 8.5.Purchase of Notes.  The Company will not and will not permit any Affiliate, directly or indirectly controlled by the Company, to purchase, redeem, prepay or otherwise acquire, directly or indirectly, any of the outstanding Notes except (a) upon the payment or prepayment of the Notes in accordance with the terms of this Agreement and the Notes or (b) pursuant to an offer to purchase made by the Company or an Affiliate pro rata to the holders of all Notes at the time outstanding upon the same terms and conditions.  Any such offer shall provide each holder with sufficient information to enable it to make an informed decision with respect to such offer, and shall remain open for at least 15 Business Days.  If the holders of more than 10% of the principal amount of the Notes then outstanding accept such offer, the Company shall promptly notify the remaining holders of such fact and the expiration date for the acceptance by holders of Notes of such offer shall be extended by the number of days necessary to give each such remaining holder at least 10 Business Days from its receipt of such notice to accept such offer.  The Company will promptly cancel all Notes acquired by it or any Affiliate directly or indirectly controlled by the Company pursuant to any payment, prepayment or purchase of Notes pursuant to any provision of this Agreement and no Notes may be issued in substitution or exchange for any such Notes.

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Section 8.6.Make-Whole Amount.  The term “Make‑Whole Amount” means, with respect to any Note, an amount equal to the excess, if any, of the Discounted Value of the Remaining Scheduled Payments with respect to the Called Principal of such Note over the amount of such Called Principal, provided that the Make‑Whole Amount may in no event be less than zero.  For the purposes of determining the Make‑Whole Amount, the following terms have the following meanings:

“Called Principal” means, with respect to any Note of any Series, the principal of such Note that is to be prepaid pursuant to Section 8.2 or has become or is declared to be immediately due and payable pursuant to Section 12.1, as the context requires.

“Discounted Value” means, with respect to the Called Principal of any Note, the amount obtained by discounting all Remaining Scheduled Payments with respect to such Called Principal from their respective scheduled due dates to the Settlement Date with respect to such Called Principal, in accordance with accepted financial practice and at a discount factor (applied on the same periodic basis as that on which interest on the Notes of such Series is payable) equal to the Reinvestment Yield with respect to such Called Principal.

“Reinvestment Yield” means, with respect to the Called Principal of any Note, the sum of (a) 0.50% plus (b) the yield to maturity implied by the “Ask Yield(s)” reported as of 10:00 a.m. (New York City time) on the second Business Day preceding the Settlement Date with respect to such Called Principal, on the display designated as “Page PX1” (or such other display as may replace Page PX1) on Bloomberg Financial Markets for the most recently issued actively traded on‑the‑run U.S. Treasury securities (“Reported”) having a maturity equal to the Remaining Average Life of such Called Principal as of such Settlement Date.  If there are no such U.S. Treasury securities Reported having a maturity equal to such Remaining Average Life, then such implied yield to maturity will be determined by (a) converting U.S. Treasury bill quotations to bond equivalent yields in accordance with accepted financial practice and (b) interpolating linearly between the “Ask Yield(s)” Reported for the applicable most recently issued actively traded on‑the‑run U.S. Treasury securities with the maturities (1) closest to and greater than such Remaining Average Life and (2) closest to and less than such Remaining Average Life.  The Reinvestment Yield shall be rounded to the number of decimal places as appears in the interest rate of the applicable Note. 

If such yields are not Reported or the yields Reported as of such time are not ascertainable (including by way of interpolation), then “Reinvestment Yield” means, with respect to the Called Principal of any Note, the sum of (x) 0.50% plus (y) the yield to maturity implied by the U.S. Treasury constant maturity yields reported, for the latest day for which such yields have been so reported as of the second Business Day preceding the Settlement Date with respect to such Called Principal, in Federal Reserve Statistical Release H.15 (or any comparable successor publication) for the U.S. Treasury constant maturity having a term equal to the Remaining Average Life of such Called Principal as of such Settlement Date.  If there is no such U.S. Treasury constant maturity having a term equal to such Remaining Average Life, such implied yield to maturity will be determined by interpolating linearly between (1) the U.S. Treasury constant maturity so reported with the term closest to and greater than such Remaining Average Life and (2) the U.S. Treasury constant maturity so reported with the term closest to and

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less than such Remaining Average Life.  The Reinvestment Yield shall be rounded to the number of decimal places as appears in the interest rate of the applicable Note.

“Remaining Average Life” means, with respect to any Called Principal, the number of years obtained by dividing (i) such Called Principal into (ii) the sum of the products obtained by multiplying (a) the principal component of each Remaining Scheduled Payment with respect to such Called Principal by (b) the number of years, computed on the basis of a 360‑day year comprised of twelve 30‑day months and calculated to two decimal places, that will elapse between the Settlement Date with respect to such Called Principal and the scheduled due date of such Remaining Scheduled Payment.

“Remaining Scheduled Payments” means, with respect to the Called Principal of any Note, all payments of such Called Principal and interest thereon that would be due after the Settlement Date with respect to such Called Principal if no payment of such Called Principal were made prior to its scheduled due date, provided that if such Settlement Date is not a date on which interest payments are due to be made under such Note, then the amount of the next succeeding scheduled interest payment will be reduced by the amount of interest accrued to such Settlement Date and required to be paid on such Settlement Date pursuant to Section 8.4 or Section 12.1.

“Settlement Date” means, with respect to the Called Principal of any Note, the date on which such Called Principal is to be prepaid pursuant to Section 8.2 or has become or is declared to be immediately due and payable pursuant to Section 12.1, as the context requires.

Section 8.7.Change in Control.

(a)Notice of Change in Control or Control Event. The Company will, within five Business Days after any Responsible Officer has knowledge of the occurrence of any Change in Control or Control Event, give written notice of such Change in Control or Control Event to each holder of Notes unless notice in respect of such Change in Control (or the Change in Control contemplated by such Control Event) shall have been given pursuant to subparagraph (b) of this Section 8.7.  If a Change in Control has occurred, such notice shall contain and constitute an offer to prepay Notes as described in subparagraph (c) of this Section 8.7 and shall be accompanied by the certificate described in subparagraph (g) of this Section 8.7.

(b)Condition to Company Action.  The Company will not take any action that consummates or finalizes a Change in Control unless (i) at least 20 days prior to such action it shall have given to each holder of Notes written notice containing and constituting an offer to prepay Notes as described in subparagraph (c) of this Section 8.7, accompanied by the certificate described in subparagraph (g) of this Section 8.7, and (ii) contemporaneously with such action, it prepays all Notes required to be prepaid in accordance with this Section 8.7.

(c)Offer to Prepay Notes.  The offer to prepay Notes contemplated by subparagraphs (a) and (b) of this Section 8.7 shall be an offer to prepay, in accordance with and subject to this Section 8.7, all, but not less than all, the Notes held by each holder (in this case only, “holder” in respect of any Note registered in the name of a nominee for a disclosed

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beneficial owner shall mean such beneficial owner) on a date specified in such offer (the “Proposed Prepayment Date”).  If such Proposed Prepayment Date is in connection with an offer contemplated by subparagraph (a) of this Section 8.7, such date shall be not less than 20 days and not more than 60 days after the date of such offer (if the Proposed Prepayment Date shall not be specified in such offer, the Proposed Prepayment Date shall be the 30th day after the date of such offer).  For the avoidance of doubt, a holder of Notes may accept a prepayment offer contemplated by this Section 8.7 with respect to one Series of Notes and reject such prepayment offer with respect to any other Series of Notes.

(d)Acceptance/Rejection.  A holder of Notes may accept the offer to prepay made pursuant to this Section 8.7 by causing a notice of such acceptance to be delivered to the Company at least 5 days prior to the Proposed Prepayment Date.  A failure by a holder of Notes to respond to an offer to prepay made pursuant to this Section 8.7 shall be deemed to constitute an acceptance of such offer by such holder.

(e)Prepayment.  Prepayment of the Notes to be prepaid pursuant to this Section 8.7 shall be at 100% of the principal amount of such Notes together with interest on such Notes accrued to the date of prepayment.  On the Business Day preceding the date of prepayment, the Company shall deliver to each holder of Notes being prepaid a statement showing the amount due in connection with such prepayment and setting forth the details of the computation of such amount.  The prepayment shall be made on the Proposed Prepayment Date except as provided in subparagraph (f) of this Section 8.7.

(f)Deferral Pending Change in Control.  The obligation of the Company to prepay Notes pursuant to the offers required by subparagraph (c) and accepted in accordance with subparagraph (d) of this Section 8.7 is subject to the occurrence of the Change in Control in respect of which such offers and acceptances shall have been made.  In the event that such Change in Control does not occur on the Proposed Prepayment Date in respect thereof, the prepayment shall be deferred until and shall be made on the date on which such Change in Control occurs.  The Company shall keep each holder of Notes reasonably and timely informed of (i) any such deferral of the date of prepayment, (ii) the date on which such Change in Control and the prepayment are expected to occur, and (iii) any determination by the Company that efforts to effect such Change in Control have ceased or been abandoned (in which case the offers and acceptances made pursuant to this Section 8.7 in respect of such Change in Control shall be deemed rescinded).

(g)Officer’s Certificate.  Each offer to prepay the Notes pursuant to this Section 8.7 shall be accompanied by a certificate, executed by a Senior Financial Officer of the Company and dated the date of such offer, specifying: (i) the Proposed Prepayment Date; (ii) that such offer is made pursuant to this Section 8.7; (iii) the principal amount of each Note offered to be prepaid; (iv) the interest that would be due on each Note offered to be prepaid, accrued to the Proposed Prepayment Date; (v) that the conditions of this Section 8.7 have been fulfilled; (vi) in reasonable detail, the nature and date of the Change in Control; and (vii) that the failure to respond to such offer of prepayment shall constitute an acceptance of such offer.

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(h)“Change in Control” Defined.    “Change in Control” means each and every issue, sale or other disposition of shares of stock of the Company which results in any person (as such term is used in section 13(d) and section 14(d)(2) of the Exchange Act as in effect on the date of the Closing) or persons constituting a group (as such term is used in Rule 13d‑5 under the Exchange Act as in effect on the date of the Closing), becoming the “beneficial owners” (as such term is used in Rule 13d‑3 under the Exchange Act as in effect on the date of the Closing), directly or indirectly, of more than 50% of the total voting power of all classes then outstanding of the Company’s voting stock.

(i)“Control Event” Defined.  “Control Event” means:

(a)the execution by the Company or any of its Subsidiaries or Affiliates of any agreement or binding letter of intent with respect to any proposed transaction or event or series of transactions or events which, individually or in the aggregate, could reasonably be expected to result in a Change in Control;

(b)the execution of any written agreement which, when fully performed by the parties thereto, would result in a Change in Control; or

(c)the making of any written offer by any person (as such term is used in section 13(d) and section 14(d)(2) of the Exchange Act as in effect on the date of the Closing) or persons constituting a group (as such term is used in Rule 13d-5 under the Exchange Act as in effect on the date of the Closing) to the holders of the common stock of the Company, which offer, if accepted by the requisite number of holders, would result in a Change in Control unless such offer is rejected or expires pursuant to its terms prior to the date on which notice of such Change in Control is required to be delivered pursuant to Section 8.7(a).

Section 9.Affirmative Covenants.

The Company covenants that so long as any of the Notes are outstanding:

Section 9.1.Compliance with Law.  Without limiting Section 10.12, the Company will, and will cause each of its Subsidiaries to, comply with all laws, ordinances or governmental rules or regulations to which each of them is subject, including, without limitation, ERISA, Environmental Laws,  the USA PATRIOT Act and the other laws and regulations that are referred to in Section 5.16, and will obtain and maintain in effect all licenses, certificates, permits, certificates of convenience and necessity, franchises and other governmental authorizations necessary to the ownership of their respective properties or to the conduct of their respective businesses, in each case to the extent necessary to ensure that non-compliance with such laws, ordinances or governmental rules or regulations or failures to obtain or maintain in effect such licenses, certificates, permits, certificates of convenience and necessity, franchises and other governmental authorizations would not reasonably be expected, individually or in the aggregate, to have a materially adverse effect on the business, operations, affairs, financial condition, properties or assets of the Company and its Subsidiaries taken as a whole.

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Section 9.2.Insurance.  The Company will, and will cause each of its Subsidiaries to, maintain, with financially sound and reputable insurers, insurance with respect to their respective properties and businesses against such casualties and contingencies, of such types, on such terms and in such amounts (including deductibles, co-insurance and self-insurance, if adequate reserves are maintained with respect thereto) as is customary in the case of entities of established reputations engaged in the same or a similar business and similarly situated.

Section 9.3.Maintenance of Properties.  The Company will, and will cause each of its Subsidiaries to, maintain and keep, or cause to be maintained and kept, their respective properties in good repair, working order and condition (other than ordinary wear and tear), so that the business carried on in connection therewith may be properly conducted at all times, provided that this Section 9.3 shall not prevent the Company or any Subsidiary from discontinuing the operation and the maintenance of any of its properties if such discontinuance is desirable in the conduct of its business and the Company has concluded that such discontinuance would not, individually or in the aggregate, have a materially adverse effect on the business, operations, affairs, financial condition, properties or assets of the Company and its Subsidiaries taken as a whole.

Section 9.4.Payment of Taxes.  The Company will, and will cause each of its Subsidiaries to, file all income tax or similar tax returns required to be filed in any jurisdiction and to pay and discharge all taxes shown to be due and payable on such returns and all other taxes, assessments, governmental charges, or levies payable by any of them, to the extent such taxes, assessments, charges, and levies have become due and payable and before they have become delinquent; provided that neither the Company nor any Subsidiary need pay any such tax, assessment, charge or levy if (i) the amount, applicability or validity thereof is contested by the Company or such Subsidiary on a timely basis in good faith and in appropriate proceedings, and the Company or a Subsidiary has established adequate reserves therefor in accordance with GAAP on the books of the Company or such Subsidiary or (ii) the nonpayment of all such taxes, assessments, charges or levies in the aggregate would not reasonably be expected to have a materially adverse effect on the business, operations, affairs, financial condition, properties or assets of the Company and its Subsidiaries taken as a whole.

Section 9.5.Corporate Existence, Etc.  Subject to Sections 10.3 and 10.4, the Company will at all times preserve and keep in full force and effect its corporate existence, and will at all times preserve and keep in full force and effect the corporate existence of each of its Restricted Subsidiaries (unless merged into the Company or a Wholly‑Owned Restricted Subsidiary) and all rights and franchises of the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries unless, in the good faith judgment of the Company, the termination of or failure to preserve and keep in full force and effect such corporate existence, right or franchise would not, individually or in the aggregate, have a materially adverse effect on the business, operations, affairs, financial condition, properties or assets of the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries taken as a whole.

Section 9.6.Designation of Subsidiaries.  The Company may from time to time cause any Subsidiary acquired after the date of this Agreement to be designated as an Unrestricted Subsidiary or any Unrestricted Subsidiary to be designated as a Restricted Subsidiary, provided, however, that at the time of such designation and immediately after giving effect thereto, no

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Default or Event of Default would exist under the terms of this Agreement, and provided, further, that once a Subsidiary has been designated an Unrestricted Subsidiary, it shall not thereafter be redesignated as a Restricted Subsidiary on more than one occasion.  Within ten days following any designation described above, the Company will deliver to each Purchaser a notice of such designation accompanied by a certificate signed by a Senior Financial Officer of the Company certifying compliance with all requirements of this Section 9.6 and setting forth all information required in order to establish such compliance.

Section 9.7.Subsidiary Guaranty.  (a) If at any time any Subsidiary of the Company shall become a co-obligor under, or guarantor of Debt outstanding under, any Material Credit Facility (a “Subsidiary Guarantor”), then concurrently with any such event the Subsidiary Guarantor shall execute and deliver to the holders of the Notes an unconditional guarantee of the Notes which shall be in form and substance satisfactory to the Required Holders, and (b) deliver such proof of corporate or other action, incumbency of officers, opinions of counsel and other documents as is consistent with those delivered by the Company pursuant to Section 4 on the Closing Date or as the Required Holders shall have reasonably requested.

Section 10.Negative Covenants.

The Company covenants that so long as any of the Notes are outstanding:

Section 10.1.Limitation on Debt.  The Company will not permit Consolidated Debt (determined as of the last day of each fiscal quarter) to exceed 65% of Consolidated Total Capitalization as of such date.

Section 10.2.Limitation on Liens.  The Company will not, and will not permit any of its Restricted Subsidiaries to, directly or indirectly create, incur, assume or permit to exist (upon the happening of a contingency or otherwise) any Lien on or with respect to any property or asset (including, without limitation, any document or instrument in respect of goods or accounts receivable) of the Company or any such Restricted Subsidiary, whether now owned or held or hereafter acquired, or any income or profits therefrom, or assign or otherwise convey any right to receive income or profits, except:

(a)Liens for taxes, assessments or other governmental charges that are not yet due and payable or the payment of which is not at the time required by Section 9.4;  provided, any such tax, assessment or other governmental charge shall be paid prior to the commencement of any proceedings to foreclose any Lien related thereto;

(b)any attachment or judgment Lien, unless the judgment it secures shall not, within 60 days after the entry thereof, have been discharged or execution thereof stayed pending appeal, or shall not have been discharged within 60 days after the expiration of any such stay;

(c)Liens incidental to the conduct of business or the ownership of properties and assets (including landlords’, carriers’, warehousemen’s, mechanics’, materialmen’s and other similar Liens for sums not yet due and payable or which are being contested in

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good faith by appropriate proceedings diligently conducted) and Liens to secure the performance of bids, tenders, leases, or trade contracts, or to secure statutory obligations (including obligations under workers compensation, unemployment insurance and other social security legislation), surety or appeal bonds or other Liens incurred in the ordinary course of business and not in connection with the borrowing of money;

(d)leases or subleases granted to others, zoning restrictions, easements, rights-of-way, restrictions and other similar charges or encumbrances, in each case incidental to the ownership of property or assets or the ordinary conduct of the business of the Company or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries, provided that such Liens do not materially impair the use of such property or materially detract from the value of such property and which are not violated in any material respect by the existing or proposed use by the Company and its Subsidiaries of the properties subject to such Liens;

(e)Liens securing Debt of a Restricted Subsidiary to the Company or to a Wholly‑Owned Restricted Subsidiary;

(f)Liens created under indentures, mortgages and deeds of trust securing  Debt of Restricted Subsidiaries;

(g)Liens incurred after the date of Closing (including Liens of Capital Lease Obligations) given to secure the payment of all or any portion of the purchase price incurred in connection with the acquisition, construction or improvement of property (other than accounts receivable) useful and intended to be used in carrying on the business of the Company or a Restricted Subsidiary, including Liens existing on such property at the time of acquisition or construction thereof, or Liens incurred within 180 days of such acquisition or the completion of such construction or improvement, provided that (i) the Lien shall attach solely to the property acquired, purchased, constructed or improved and, if required by the terms of the instrument originally creating such Lien, other property which is an improvement to or is acquired for specific use in connection with such acquired property; (ii) at the time of acquisition, construction or improvement of such property, the aggregate amount remaining unpaid on all Debt secured by Liens on such property, whether or not assumed by the Company or a Restricted Subsidiary, shall not exceed the lesser of (y) the cost of such acquisition, construction or improvement or (z) the Fair Market Value of such property; and (iii) at the time of such incurrence and after giving effect thereto, no Default or Event of Default would exist;

(h)any Lien existing on property of a Person immediately prior to its being consolidated with or merged into the Company or a Restricted Subsidiary or its becoming a Restricted Subsidiary, or any Lien existing on any property acquired by the Company or any Restricted Subsidiary at the time such property is so acquired (whether or not the Debt secured thereby shall have been assumed), provided that (i) no such Lien shall have been created or assumed in contemplation of such consolidation or merger or such Person’s becoming a Restricted Subsidiary or such acquisition of property, (ii) each such Lien shall extend solely to the item or items of property so acquired and, if required by

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the terms of the instrument originally creating such Lien, other property which is an improvement to or is acquired for specific use in connection with such acquired property, and (iii) at the time of such incurrence and after giving effect thereto, no Default or Event of Default would exist;

(i)Liens granted by the Company or its Restricted Subsidiaries to secure obligations of the Company or its Restricted Subsidiaries incurred in connection with loans or advances made to the Company or its Restricted Subsidiaries by Governmental Authorities;

(j)any extensions, renewals or replacements of any Lien permitted by the preceding subparagraphs (g) and (i) of this Section 10.2,  provided that (i) no additional property shall be encumbered by such Liens, (ii) the unpaid principal amount of the Debt or other obligations secured thereby shall not be increased on or after the date of any extension, renewal or replacement, and (iii) at such time and immediately after giving effect thereto, no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing; and

(k)in addition to the Liens permitted by the preceding subparagraphs (a) through (j), inclusive, of this Section 10.2, Liens securing Debt of the Company or any Restricted Subsidiary, provided that the sum of (i) unsecured Debt of Restricted Subsidiaries (other than Debt owing to the Company or a Wholly‑Owned Restricted Subsidiary), (ii) Debt of Unrestricted Subsidiaries (other than Debt owing to the Company or a Wholly‑Owned Unrestricted Subsidiary) and (iii) the aggregate principal amount of Debt secured by Liens pursuant to this Section 10.2(k) shall not exceed 15% of Consolidated Net Worth; provided further,  no Liens pursuant to this Section 10.2(k) shall secure any Material Credit Facility, whether now existing or existing in the future, or related Guaranties.

Section 10.3.Sales of Assets.  The Company will not, and will not permit any Restricted Subsidiary to, sell, lease or otherwise dispose of any substantial part (as defined below) of the assets of the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries (including, without limitation, accounts receivable, leasehold interests and the capital stock or other equity interests in any Restricted Subsidiary); provided, however, that the Company or any Restricted Subsidiary may sell, lease or otherwise dispose of assets constituting a substantial part of the assets of the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries if such assets are sold for cash in an arms length transaction for Fair Market Value and, at such time and after giving effect thereto, no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing and an amount equal to the Net Proceeds received from such sale, lease or other disposition (but excluding any portion of the Net Proceeds which are attributable to assets which constitute less than a substantial part of the assets of the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries) shall be used, in any combination:

(1)within three years of such sale, lease or disposition to acquire productive assets used or useful in carrying on the business of the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries and having a value at least equal to the value of such assets sold, leased or otherwise disposed of; or

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(2)to prepay or retire first, Senior Debt secured by a Lien on property of the Company and/or its Restricted Subsidiaries and second, unsecured Senior Debt of the Company and/or its Restricted Subsidiaries; provided that in the case of any such prepayment of unsecured Senior Debt, the Notes shall be prepaid pro rata with all unsecured Senior Debt and in accordance with Section 8.2 of this Agreement.

As used in this Section 10.3, a sale, lease or other disposition of assets shall be deemed to be a “substantial part” of the assets of the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries if the book value of such assets, when added to the book value of all other assets sold, leased or otherwise disposed of by the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries during such fiscal year, exceeds 15% of the book value of Consolidated Total Assets, determined as of the end of the fiscal year immediately preceding such sale, lease or other disposition; provided that there shall be excluded from any determination of a “substantial part” any (i) sale or disposition of assets in the ordinary course of business of the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries, and (ii)  any transfer of assets from the Company to any Wholly‑Owned Restricted Subsidiary or from any Restricted Subsidiary to the Company or a Wholly-Owned Restricted Subsidiary; and provided, further, that a condemnation of assets by a governmental authority (or a sale in lieu of such a condemnation) shall not constitute a sale, lease or other disposition of assets for purposes of this Section 10.3.

Section 10.4.Merger, Consolidation and Sale of Stock.  (a) The Company will not, and will not permit any of its Restricted Subsidiaries to, consolidate with or merge with any other Person or convey, transfer or lease substantially all of its assets in a single transaction or series of transactions to any Person; provided that:

(1)a Restricted Subsidiary of the Company may (x) consolidate with or merge with, or convey, transfer or lease substantially all of its assets in a single transaction or series of transactions to, the Company or a Wholly-Owned Restricted Subsidiary so long as in any merger or consolidation involving the Company, the Company shall be the surviving or continuing corporation, or (y) convey, transfer or lease all of its assets in compliance with the provisions of Section 10.3; and

(2)the foregoing restriction does not apply to the consolidation or merger of the Company with, or the conveyance, transfer or lease of substantially all of the assets of the Company in a single transaction or series of transactions to, any Person so long as:

(a)the successor formed by such consolidation or the survivor of such merger or the Person that acquires by conveyance, transfer or lease substantially all of the assets of the Company as an entirety, as the case may be (the “Successor Corporation”), shall be a solvent corporation organized and existing under the laws of the United States of America, any State thereof or the District of Columbia;

(b)if the Company is not the Successor Corporation, such Successor Corporation shall have executed and delivered to each holder of Notes its assumption of the due and punctual performance and observance of each covenant

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and condition of this Agreement and the Notes (pursuant to such agreements and instruments as shall be reasonably satisfactory to the Required Holders), and the Company shall have caused to be delivered to each holder of Notes an opinion of nationally recognized independent counsel, to the effect that all agreements or instruments effecting such assumption are enforceable in accordance with their terms and comply with the terms hereof; and

(c)immediately after giving effect to such transaction no Default or Event of Default would exist.

No such conveyance, transfer or lease of substantially all of the assets of the Company shall have the effect of releasing the Company or any Successor Corporation that shall theretofore have become such in the manner prescribed in this Section 10.4 from its liability under this Agreement or the Notes.

(b)The Company will not permit any Restricted Subsidiary to issue or sell any shares of stock or other equity interests of any class (including as “stock” for the purposes of this Section 10.4(b), any warrants, rights or options to purchase or otherwise acquire stock or other equity interests or other securities exchangeable for or convertible into stock or other equity interests) of such Restricted Subsidiary to any Person other than the Company or a Wholly-Owned Restricted Subsidiary, except for the purpose of qualifying directors, or except in satisfaction of the validly pre-existing preemptive or contractual rights of minority shareholders in connection with the simultaneous issuance of stock or other equity interests to the Company and/or a Restricted Subsidiary whereby the Company and/or such Restricted Subsidiary maintain their same proportionate interest in such Subsidiary.

(c)The Company will not sell, transfer or otherwise dispose of any shares of stock or other equity interests of any Restricted Subsidiary (except to qualify directors), and will not permit any Restricted Subsidiary to sell, transfer or otherwise dispose of (except to the Company or a Wholly-Owned Restricted Subsidiary) any shares of stock or other equity interests of any other Restricted Subsidiary, unless (i) the consideration for such sale, transfer or other disposition is either cash or shares of stock, (ii) such sale, transfer or other disposition is made to a Person (other than an Affiliate), of the Company’s entire Investment in such Restricted Subsidiary and (iii) such sale, transfer or other disposition can be made within the limitations of Section 10.3.

Section 10.5.Limitation on Sale and Leasebacks.  The Company will not, and will not permit any Restricted Subsidiary to, enter into any Sale-and-Leaseback Transaction; provided that the foregoing restriction shall not apply to any Sale-and-Leaseback Transaction if immediately after the consummation of such Sale-and-Leaseback Transaction and after giving effect thereto, Attributable Debt will not exceed 25% of Consolidated Net Worth.   

Section 10.6.Limitation on Distributions and Investments.  (a) The Company will not, and will not permit any Subsidiary to at any time make (or incur any liability to make) or pay any Distribution such that as of the declaration date of any such Distribution and after giving effect to the declaration or payment of any such Distribution a Default or Event of Default would

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exist, except in the case of Distributions from a Subsidiary to the Company or any Subsidiary Guarantor.

(b)The Company will not, and will not permit any Restricted Subsidiary to, make or permit to be outstanding any Investment except:

(i)Investments in one or more Restricted Subsidiaries or any Person that becomes a Restricted Subsidiary;

(ii)current assets arising from the sale of goods and services in the ordinary course of business of the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries;

(iii)property to be used in the ordinary course of business of the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries;

(iv)Investments in obligations issued by or guaranteed by the United States of America or an agency thereof, provided that such obligations mature within 365 days from the date of acquisition thereof;

(v)Investments in certificates of deposit, time deposits or banker’s acceptances issued by (or accepted by) an Acceptable Bank, provided that such obligations mature within 365 days from the date of acquisition thereof;

(vi)Investments in commercial paper rated in the highest ratings classifications by Moody’s or S&P and maturing not more than 270 days from the date of creation thereof;

(vii)Investments in Repurchase Agreements;

(viii)Investments in tax-exempt obligations of any state of the United States of America, or any municipality of any such state, in each case rated “Aa2” or higher by Moody’s or “AA” or higher by  S&P or an equivalent credit rating by another credit rating agency of recognized national standing, provided that such obligations mature or can be tendered by the holder within 365 days from the date of acquisition thereof;

(ix)Investments in money market instrument programs which are classified as current assets in accordance with GAAP, which money market instrument programs are administered by an “investment company” regulated under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and which money market instrument programs hold only Investments satisfying the criteria set forth in clauses (iv), (v), (vi), (vii) and (viii) above;

(x)Investments in businesses (including Unrestricted Subsidiaries) which are in industries which are fundamentally related to the businesses engaged in by the Company and its Subsidiaries on the date of this Agreement; and

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(xi)Investments in addition to the Investments permitted by the preceding clauses (i) through (x); provided that the aggregate principal amount of Investments outstanding pursuant to this clause (xi) shall not at any time exceed 25% of Consolidated Net Worth.

In valuing Investments for purposes of applying the limitations set forth in clause (xi) of this Section 10.6, such Investments shall be taken at the original cost thereof, without allowance for any subsequent write-offs or appreciation or depreciation therein, but less any amount repaid or recovered on account of capital or principal.

Section 10.7.Nature of Business.   Neither the Company nor any Restricted Subsidiary will engage in any business, other than, when taken as a whole, the general nature of the business in which the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries are engaged on the date of this Agreement and other energy related regulated business activities and non-regulated business activities that are complementary to the foregoing.

Section 10.8.Transactions with Affiliates.  The Company will not and will not permit any Restricted Subsidiary to enter into directly or indirectly any Material transaction or group of related transactions (including without limitation the purchase, lease, sale or exchange of properties of any kind or the rendering of any service) with any Affiliate (other than the Company or another Restricted Subsidiary), except upon fair and reasonable terms no less favorable to the Company or such Restricted Subsidiary than would be obtainable in a comparable arm’s-length transaction with a Person not an Affiliate. In addition, the Company will not, and will not permit any Restricted Subsidiary to, make any loan or  advance  to the Company or any Restricted Subsidiary except in the ordinary course of business and in accordance  with the reasonable requirements of the business of the Company or any such Restricted Subsidiary.

Section 10.9.Acquisitions.  The Company will not, and will not permit any Restricted Subsidiary to, make any acquisition of all or substantially all of the assets or capital stock of any business entity if at the time of such acquisition and after giving effect thereto,  a Default or Event of Default shall exist.

Section 10.10.Unrestricted Subsidiaries.  The Company will not at any time permit Unrestricted Subsidiaries to (i) own more than 40% of the Consolidated Total Assets of the Company and its Subsidiaries, or (ii) account for more than 40% of the consolidated gross revenues of the Company and its Subsidiaries, determined in each case in accordance with GAAP.

Section 10.11.Interest Coverage Covenant.  Section 6.1(b) (the “Interest Coverage Covenant”) of the Bank Credit Agreement in effect on the date of this Agreement (as such covenant may be amended or modified from time to time whether pursuant to an amendment to the Bank Credit Agreement in effect on the date of this Agreement or any new, restated or replacement Bank Credit Agreement) is hereby incorporated by reference into this Section 10.11.  The Interest Coverage Covenant shall continue in effect until such time as the Interest Coverage Covenant shall have been eliminated from the Bank Credit Agreement or all

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indebtedness under the Bank Credit Agreement is repaid in full and all commitments related thereto are terminated; provided, that if at the time of any such repayment or the termination of any such commitment a Default or Event of Default shall exist under this Agreement, then the Interest Coverage Covenant shall continue in full force and effect so long as such Default or Event of Default continues to exist.  If at any time a Default or Event of Default exists under the Interest Coverage Covenant, no modification or waiver of the Interest Coverage Covenant shall be effective unless the Required Holders shall have consented thereto.  Promptly, but in no event more than 5 Business Days following the execution of any Bank Credit Agreement (or any amendment thereto) which changes or  eliminates the Interest Coverage Covenant, the Company shall furnish each holder of the Notes with a copy of such agreement. 

Section 10.12.Economic Sanctions, Etc.  The Company will not, and will not permit any Controlled Entity to (a) become (including by virtue of being owned or controlled by a Blocked Person), own or control a Blocked Person or (b) directly or indirectly have any investment in or engage in any dealing or transaction (including any investment, dealing or transaction involving the proceeds of the Notes) with any Person if such investment, dealing or transaction (i) would cause any holder or any affiliate of such holder to be in violation of, or subject to sanctions under, any law or regulation applicable to such holder, or (ii) is prohibited by or subject to sanctions under any U.S. Economic Sanctions Laws.

Section 11.Events of Default.

An “Event of Default” shall exist if any of the following conditions or events shall occur and be continuing:

(a)the Company defaults in the payment of any principal or Make-Whole Amount, if any, on any Note when the same becomes due and payable, whether at maturity or at a date fixed for prepayment or by declaration or otherwise; or

(b)the Company defaults in the payment of any interest on any Note for more than five Business Days after the same becomes due and payable; or

(c)the Company defaults in the performance of or compliance with any term contained in Section 8.5, 10.1, 10.2, 10.3, 10.4, 10.5 or 10.11; or

(d)the Company defaults in the performance of or compliance with any Material term contained herein (other than those referred to in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) of this Section 11) and such default is not remedied within 30 days after the earlier of (i) a Responsible Officer obtaining actual knowledge of such default and (ii) the Company receiving written notice of such default from any holder of a Note (any such written notice to be identified as a “notice of default” and to refer specifically to this paragraph (d) of Section 11); or

(e)any representation or warranty made in writing by or on behalf of the Company or by any officer of the Company in this Agreement or in any writing required

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to be furnished in connection with the transactions contemplated hereby proves to have been false or incorrect in any material respect on the date as of which made; or

(f)(i) the Company, any Restricted Subsidiary or any Significant Subsidiary is in default (as principal or as guarantor or other surety) in the payment of any principal of or premium or make-whole amount or interest on any Debt (other than the Notes) or other security that is outstanding in an aggregate principal amount (or which has a par or stated value) in excess of $10,000,000 beyond any period of grace provided with respect thereto, or (ii) the Company, any Restricted Subsidiary or any Significant Subsidiary is in default in the performance of or compliance with any term of any instrument, mortgage, indenture or other agreement relating to any Debt (other than the Notes) or other security in an aggregate principal amount (or which has a par or stated value) in excess of $10,000,000 or any other condition exists, and as a consequence of such default or condition such Debt or security has become, or has been declared, due and payable before its stated maturity or before its regularly scheduled dates of payment, or (iii) as a consequence of the occurrence or continuation of any event or condition (other than the passage of time or the right of the holder of Debt or other security to convert such Debt or other security into equity interests), the Company, any Restricted Subsidiary or any Significant Subsidiary has become obligated to purchase or repay Debt (other than the Notes) or such other security before its regular maturity or before its regularly scheduled dates of payment in an aggregate outstanding principal amount (or which has a par or stated value) in excess of $10,000,000; or

(g)the Company, any Restricted Subsidiary or any Significant Subsidiary (i) is generally not paying, or admits in writing its inability to pay, its debts as they become due, (ii) files, or consents by answer or otherwise to the filing against it of, a petition for relief or reorganization or arrangement or any other petition in bankruptcy, for liquidation or to take advantage of any bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, moratorium or other similar law of any jurisdiction, (iii) makes an assignment for the benefit of its creditors, (iv) consents to the appointment of a custodian, receiver, trustee or other officer with similar powers with respect to it or with respect to any substantial part of its property, (v) is adjudicated as insolvent or to be liquidated, or (vi) takes corporate action for the purpose of any of the foregoing; or

(h)a court or Governmental Authority of competent jurisdiction enters any order appointing, without consent by the Company, any Restricted Subsidiary or any Significant Subsidiary, a custodian, receiver, trustee or other officer with similar powers with respect to it or with respect to any substantial part of its property, or constituting an order for relief or approving a petition for relief or reorganization or any other petition in bankruptcy or for liquidation or to take advantage of any bankruptcy or insolvency law of any jurisdiction, or ordering the dissolution, winding-up or liquidation of the Company, any Restricted Subsidiary or any Significant Subsidiary, or any such petition shall be filed against the Company, any Restricted Subsidiary or any Significant Subsidiary and such petition shall not be dismissed within 60 days; or

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(i)a final judgment or judgments for the payment of money aggregating in excess of $10,000,000 are rendered against one or more of the Company, its Restricted Subsidiaries and its Significant Subsidiaries and which judgments are not, within 90 days after entry thereof, bonded, discharged or stayed pending appeal, or are not discharged within 90 days after the expiration of such stay; or

(j)if (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) the adjusted target attainment percentage (within the meaning of Section 436(j)(2) of the Code) with respect to any Plan maintained by the Company or its ERISA Affiliates is certified by the Plan’s actuary to be less than eighty percent (80%) or deemed by operation of Section 436 of the Code in the absence of such certification to be less than eighty percent (80%), (iii) a reportable event (as defined in Section 4043(c) of ERISA) 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 Plan, which reportable event (as defined in Section 4043(c) of ERISA) or institution of proceedings is, in the reasonable opinion of the Required Holders, likely to result in the termination by action of the PBGC or any court of such Plan for purposes of Title IV of ERISA, (iv) any Plan, if any, shall terminate for purposes of Title IV of ERISA, or (v) the Company or its ERISA Affiliates should completely or partially withdraw from a Multiemployer Plan; and in each case in clauses (i) through (v) above, such event or condition, together with all other such events or conditions, if any, could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

Section 12.Remedies on Default, Etc.

Section 12.1.Acceleration.  (a) If an Event of Default with respect to the Company or a Significant Subsidiary described in paragraph (g) or (h) of Section 11 (other than an Event of Default described in clause (i) of paragraph (g) or described in clause (vi) of paragraph (g) by virtue of the fact that such clause encompasses clause (i) of paragraph (g)) has occurred, all the Notes then outstanding shall automatically become immediately due and payable.

(b)If any other Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, the Required Holders may at any time at its or their option, by notice or notices to the Company, declare all the Notes then outstanding to be immediately due and payable.

(c)If any Event of Default described in paragraph (a) or (b) of Section 11 has occurred and is continuing, any holder or holders of Notes at the time outstanding affected by such Event of Default may at any time, at its or their option, by notice or notices to the Company, declare all the Notes held by such holder or holders to be immediately due and payable.

Upon any Note becoming due and payable under this Section 12.1, whether automatically or by declaration, such Note will forthwith mature and the entire unpaid principal amount of such Note, plus (i) all accrued and unpaid interest thereon and (ii) the Make-Whole Amount determined in respect of such principal amount (to the full extent permitted by applicable law), shall all be immediately due and payable, in each and every case without presentment, demand, protest or further notice, all of which are hereby waived.  The Company

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acknowledges, and the parties hereto agree, that each holder of a Note has the right to maintain its investment in the Notes free from repayment by the Company (except as herein specifically provided for) and that the provision for payment of a Make-Whole Amount by the Company in the event that the Notes are prepaid or are accelerated as a result of an Event of Default, is intended to provide compensation for the deprivation of such right under such circumstances.

Section 12.2.Other Remedies.  If any Default or Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, and irrespective of whether any Notes have become or have been declared immediately due and payable under Section 12.1, the holder of any Note at the time outstanding may proceed to protect and enforce the rights of such holder by an action at law, suit in equity or other appropriate proceeding, whether for the specific performance of any agreement contained herein or in any Note, or for an injunction against a violation of any of the terms hereof or thereof, or in aid of the exercise of any power granted hereby or thereby or by law or otherwise.

Section 12.3.Rescission.  At any time after any Notes have been declared due and payable pursuant to clause (b) or (c) of Section 12.1, the Required Holders, by written notice to the Company, may rescind and annul any such declaration and its consequences if (a) the Company has paid all overdue interest on the Notes, all principal of and Make-Whole Amount, if any, on any Notes that are due and payable and are unpaid other than by reason of such declaration, and all interest on such overdue principal and Make-Whole Amount, if any, and (to the extent permitted by applicable law) any overdue interest in respect of the Notes, at the applicable Default Rate, (b) all Events of Default and Defaults, other than non-payment of amounts that have become due solely by reason of such declaration, have been cured or have been waived pursuant to Section 17, and (c) no judgment or decree has been entered for the payment of any monies due pursuant hereto or pursuant to the Notes.  No rescission and annulment under this Section 12.3 will extend to or affect any subsequent Event of Default or Default or impair any right consequent thereon.

Section 12.4.No Waivers or Election of Remedies, Expenses, Etc.  No course of dealing and no delay on the part of any holder of any Note in exercising any right, power or remedy shall operate as a waiver thereof or otherwise prejudice such holder’s rights, powers or remedies.  No right, power or remedy conferred by this Agreement or by any Note upon any holder thereof shall be exclusive of any other right, power or remedy referred to herein or therein or now or hereafter available at law, in equity, by statute or otherwise.  Without limiting the obligations of the Company under Section 15, the Company will pay to the holder of each Note on demand such further amount as shall be sufficient to cover all costs and expenses of such holder incurred in any enforcement or collection under this Section 12, including, without limitation, the reasonable attorneys’ fees, expenses and disbursements for the holders as set forth in Section 15.

Section 13.Registration; Exchange; Substitution of Notes.

Section 13.1.Registration of Notes.  The Company shall keep at its principal executive office a register for the registration and registration of transfers of Notes.  The name and address of each holder of one or more Notes, each transfer thereof and the name and address of each transferee of one or more Notes shall be registered in such register.  Prior to due presentment for registration of transfer, the Person in whose name any Note shall be registered shall be deemed

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and treated as the owner and holder thereof for all purposes hereof, and the Company shall not be affected by any notice or knowledge to the contrary.  The Company shall give to any holder of a Note that is an Institutional Investor promptly upon request therefor, a complete and correct copy of the names and addresses of all registered holders of Notes.

Section 13.2.Transfer and Exchange of Notes.  Upon surrender of any Note at the principal executive office of the Company for registration of transfer or exchange (and in the case of a surrender for registration of transfer, duly endorsed or accompanied by a written instrument of transfer duly executed by the registered holder of such Note or its attorney duly authorized in writing and accompanied by the address for notices of each transferee of such Note or part thereof), the Company shall execute and deliver not more than five Business Days following surrender of such Note, at the Company’s expense (except as provided below), one or more new Notes (as requested by the holder thereof) of the same Series in exchange therefor, in an aggregate principal amount equal to the unpaid principal amount of the surrendered Note.  Each such new Note shall be payable to such Person as such holder may request and shall be substantially in the form of the Note of such Series originally issued hereunder.  Each such new Note shall be dated and bear interest from the date to which interest shall have been paid on the surrendered Note or dated the date of the surrendered Note if no interest shall have been paid thereon.  The Company may require payment of a sum sufficient to cover any stamp tax or governmental charge imposed in respect of any such transfer of Notes.  Notes shall not be transferred in denominations of less than $100,000, provided that if necessary to enable the registration of transfer by a holder of its entire holding of Notes of a Series, one Note of such Series may be in a denomination of less than $100,000.  Any transferee, by its acceptance of a Note registered in its name (or the name of its nominee), shall be deemed to have made the representation set forth in Section 6.3,  provided that such holder may (in reliance upon information provided by the Company, which shall not be unreasonably withheld) make a representation to the effect that the purchase by such holder of any Note will not constitute a non-exempt prohibited transaction under Section 406(a) of ERISA. 

The Notes have not been registered under the Securities Act or under the securities laws of any state and may not be transferred or resold unless registered under the Securities Act and all applicable state securities laws or unless an exemption from the requirement for such registration is available. 

Section 13.3.Replacement of Notes.  Upon receipt by the Company of evidence reasonably satisfactory to it of the ownership of and the loss, theft, destruction or mutilation of any Note (which evidence shall be, in the case of an Institutional Investor, notice from such Institutional Investor of such ownership and such loss, theft, destruction or mutilation), and

(a)in the case of loss, theft or destruction, of indemnity reasonably satisfactory to it (provided that if the holder of such Note is, or is a nominee for, an original Purchaser or another holder of a Note with a minimum net worth of at least $50,000,000, such Person’s own unsecured agreement of indemnity shall be deemed to be satisfactory), or

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the Company at its own expense shall execute and deliver not more than five Business Days following satisfaction of such conditions, in lieu thereof, a new Note of the same Series, dated and bearing interest from the date to which interest shall have been paid on such lost, stolen, destroyed or mutilated Note or dated the date of such lost, stolen, destroyed or mutilated Note if no interest shall have been paid thereon.

Section 14.Payments on Notes.

Section 14.1.Place of Payment.  Subject to Section 14.2, payments of principal, Make‑Whole Amount, if any, and interest becoming due and payable on the Notes shall be made in New York, New York at the principal office of JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., in such jurisdiction.  The Company may at any time, by notice to each holder of a Note, change the place of payment of the Notes so long as such place of payment shall be either the principal office of the Company in such jurisdiction or the principal office of a bank or trust company in such jurisdiction.

Section 14.2.Payment by Wire Transfer.  So long as any Purchaser or such Purchaser’s nominee shall be the holder of any Note, and notwithstanding anything contained in Section 14.1 or in such Note to the contrary, the Company will pay all sums becoming due on such Note for principal, Make-Whole Amount, if any, and interest by the method and at the address specified for such purpose for such Purchaser on Schedule A hereto, or by such other method or at such other address as such Purchaser shall have from time to time specified to the Company in writing for such purpose, without the presentation or surrender of such Note or the making of any notation thereon, except that upon written request of the Company made concurrently with or reasonably promptly after payment or prepayment in full of any Note, such Purchaser shall surrender such Note for cancellation, reasonably promptly after any such request, to the Company at its principal executive office or at the place of payment most recently designated by the Company pursuant to Section 14.1.  Prior to any sale or other disposition of any Note held by any Purchaser or such Person’s nominee, such Person will, at its election, either endorse thereon the amount of principal paid thereon and the last date to which interest has been paid thereon or surrender such Note to the Company in exchange for a new Note or Notes of the same Series pursuant to Section 13.2.  The Company will afford the benefits of this Section 14.2 to any Institutional Investor that is the direct or indirect transferee of any Note.

Section 15.Expenses, Etc.

Section 15.1.Transaction Expenses.  Whether or not the transactions contemplated hereby are consummated, the Company will pay all reasonable costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees of one special counsel for the Purchasers and, if reasonably required, local or other counsel) incurred by the Purchasers and the holders of Notes in connection with such transactions and in connection with any amendments, waivers or consents under or in respect of this Agreement or the Notes (whether or not such amendment, waiver or consent becomes effective), including, without limitation: (a) the reasonable costs and expenses incurred in enforcing or defending (or determining whether or how to enforce or defend) any rights under this Agreement or the Notes or in responding to any subpoena or other legal process or informal investigative demand by any Governmental Authority issued in connection with this Agreement

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or the Notes, or by reason of being a holder of any Note, (b) the reasonable costs and expenses, including financial advisors’ fees, incurred in connection with the insolvency or bankruptcy of the Company or any Subsidiary or in connection with any work-out or restructuring of the transactions contemplated hereby and by the Notes and (c) the costs and expenses incurred in connection with the initial filing of this Agreement and all related documents and financial information with the SVO provided, that such costs and expenses under this clause (c) shall not exceed $3,000 for each Series.  The Company will pay, and will save each Purchaser and each other holder of a Note harmless from, all claims in respect of any reasonable fees, costs or expenses if any, of brokers and finders (other than those retained by the Purchasers).

Section 15.2.Survival.  The obligations of the Company under this Section 15 will survive the payment or transfer of any Note, the enforcement, amendment or waiver of any provision of this Agreement or the Notes, and the termination of this Agreement.

Section 16.Survival of Representations and Warranties; Entire Agreement.

All representations and warranties contained herein shall survive the execution and delivery of this Agreement and the Notes, the purchase or transfer by any Purchaser of any Note or portion thereof or interest therein and the payment of any Note may be relied upon by any subsequent holder of any such Note, regardless of any investigation made at any time by or on behalf of any Purchaser or any other holder of any such Note.  All statements contained in any certificate or other instrument delivered by or on behalf of the Company pursuant to this Agreement shall be deemed representations and warranties of the Company under this Agreement.  Subject to the preceding sentence, this Agreement and the Notes embody the entire agreement and understanding between the Purchasers and the Company and supersede all prior agreements and understandings relating to the subject matter hereof.

Section 17.Amendment and Waiver.

Section 17.1.Requirements.  This Agreement and the Notes may be amended, and the observance of any term hereof or of the Notes may be waived (either retroactively or prospectively), with (and only with) the written consent of the Company and the Required Holders, except that (a) no amendment or waiver of any of the provisions of Section 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or 21 hereof, or any defined term (as it is used therein) will be effective as to any holder of Notes unless consented to by such holder of Notes in writing, and (b) no such amendment or waiver may, without the written consent of the holder of each Note at the time outstanding affected thereby, (i) subject to the provisions of Section 12 relating to acceleration or rescission, change the amount or time of any prepayment or payment of principal of, or reduce the rate or change the time of payment or method of computation of interest or of the Make-Whole Amount on, the Notes, (ii) change the percentage of the principal amount of the Notes the holders of which are required to consent to any such amendment or waiver, or (iii) amend any of Section 8 (other than as contemplated by the second sentence of Section 8.2), 11(a), 11(b), 12, 17 or 20

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Section 17.2.Solicitation of Holders of Notes.

(a)Solicitation.  The Company will provide each holder of the Notes (irrespective of the amount of Notes then owned by it) with notice of any proposed amendment, waiver or consent in respect of any of the provisions hereof or of the Notes sufficiently far in advance of the date a decision is required, to enable such holder to make an informed and considered decision with respect to such proposed amendment, waiver or consent. Such notice shall include a description of the proposed amendment, waiver or consent. A holder of the Notes may request, in writing, additional information from the Company in order to enable such holder to make its decision and the Company agrees to use its best efforts to provide such information. The Company will deliver executed or true and correct copies of each amendment, waiver or consent effected pursuant to the provisions of this Section 17 to each holder of outstanding Notes promptly following the date on which it is executed and delivered by, or receives the consent or approval of, the requisite holders of Notes.

(b)Payment.  The Company will not directly or indirectly pay or cause to be paid any remuneration, whether by way of supplemental or additional interest, fee or otherwise, or grant any security, to any holder of Notes as consideration for or as an inducement to the entering into by such holder of Notes of any waiver or amendment of any of the terms and provisions hereof or of the Notes unless such remuneration is concurrently paid, or security is concurrently granted, on the same terms, ratably to each holder of Notes then outstanding even if such holder did not consent to such waiver or amendment.

(c)Consent in Contemplation of Transfer.  Any consent made pursuant to this Section 17 by a holder of Notes that has transferred or has agreed to transfer its Notes to (i) the Company, (ii) any Subsidiary or any other Affiliate or (iii) any other Person in connection with, or in anticipation of, such other Person acquiring, making a tender offer for or merging with the Company and/or any of its Affiliates, and has provided or has agreed to provide such written consent as a condition to such transfer shall be void and of no force or effect except solely as to such holder, and any amendments effected or waivers granted or to be effected or granted that would not have been or would not be so effected or granted but for such consent (and the consents of all other holders of Notes that were acquired under the same or similar conditions) shall be void and of no force or effect except solely as to such holder.

Section 17.3.Binding Effect, Etc.  Any amendment or waiver consented to as provided in this Section 17 applies equally to all holders of Notes and is binding upon them and upon each future holder of any Note and upon the Company without regard to whether such Note has been marked to indicate such amendment or waiver.  No such amendment or waiver will extend to or affect any obligation, covenant, agreement, Default or Event of Default not expressly amended or waived or impair any right consequent thereon.  No course of dealing between the Company and the holder of any Note nor any delay in exercising any rights hereunder or under any Note shall operate as a waiver of any rights of any holder of such Note.

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Agreement or the Notes, or have directed the taking of any action provided herein or in the Notes to be taken upon the direction of the holders of a specified percentage of the aggregate principal amount of Notes then outstanding, Notes directly or indirectly owned by the Company or any of its Affiliates shall be deemed not to be outstanding.

Section 18.Notices.

All notices and communications provided for hereunder shall be in writing and sent (a) by telefacsimile if the sender on the same day sends a confirming copy of such notice by a recognized overnight delivery service (charges prepaid), or (b) by a recognized overnight delivery service (with charges prepaid).  Any such notice must be sent:

(i)if to a Purchaser or such Purchaser’s nominee, to such Purchaser or such Purchaser’s nominee at the address specified for such communications in Schedule A to this Agreement, or at such other address as such Purchaser or such Purchaser’s nominee shall have specified to the Company in writing pursuant to this Section 18;

(ii)if to any other holder of any Note, to such holder at such address as such other holder shall have specified to the Company in writing pursuant to this Section 18, or

(iii)if to the Company, to the Company at its address set forth at the beginning hereof to the attention of Chief Financial Officer, with a copy to the General Counsel, or at such other address as the Company shall have specified to the holder of each Note in writing.

Notices under this Section 18 will be deemed given only when actually received.

Section 19.Reproduction of Documents.

This Agreement and all documents relating thereto, including, without limitation, (a) consents, waivers and modifications that may hereafter be executed, (b) documents received by each Purchaser at the Closing (except the Notes themselves), and (c) financial statements, certificates and other information previously or hereafter furnished to each Purchaser, may be reproduced by such Purchaser by any photographic, photostatic, electronic, digital, microfilm, microcard, miniature photographic or other similar process and such Purchaser may destroy any original document so reproduced.  The Company agrees and stipulates that, to the extent permitted by applicable law, any such reproduction shall be admissible in evidence as the original itself in any judicial or administrative proceeding (whether or not the original is in existence and whether or not such reproduction was made by such Purchaser in the regular course of business) and any enlargement, facsimile or further reproduction of such reproduction shall likewise be admissible in evidence.  This Section 19 shall not prohibit the Company or any other holder of Notes from contesting any such reproduction to the same extent that it could contest the original, or from introducing evidence to demonstrate the inaccuracy of any such reproduction.

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Section 20.Confidential Information.

For the purposes of this Section 20,  “Confidential Information” means information delivered to any Purchaser by or on behalf of the Company or any Subsidiary in connection with the transactions contemplated by or otherwise pursuant to this Agreement that is proprietary in nature and that was clearly marked or labeled or otherwise adequately identified when received by such Purchaser as being confidential information of the Company or such Subsidiary, provided that such term does not include information that (a) was publicly known or otherwise known to such Purchaser prior to the time of such disclosure, (b) subsequently becomes publicly known through no act or omission by such Purchaser or any Person acting on such Purchaser’s behalf, (c) otherwise becomes known to such Purchaser other than through disclosure by the Company or any Subsidiary or (d) constitutes financial statements delivered to such Purchaser under Section 7.1 that are otherwise publicly available.  Each Purchaser will maintain the confidentiality of such Confidential Information in accordance with procedures adopted by such Purchaser in good faith to protect confidential information of third parties delivered to such Purchaser, provided that such Purchaser may deliver or disclose Confidential Information to (i) such Purchaser’s directors, trustees, officers, employees, agents, attorneys and affiliates (to the extent such disclosure reasonably relates to the administration of the investment represented by such Purchaser’s Notes), (ii) such Purchaser’s financial advisors and other professional advisors who agree to hold confidential the Confidential Information substantially in accordance with the terms of this Section 20, (iii) any other holder of any Note, (iv) any Institutional Investor to which such Purchaser sells or offers to sell such Note or any part thereof or any participation therein (if such Person has agreed in writing prior to its receipt of such Confidential Information to be bound by the provisions of this Section 20), (v) any Person from which such Purchaser offers to purchase any security of the Company (if such Person has agreed in writing prior to its receipt of such Confidential Information to be bound by the provisions of this Section 20), (vi) any federal or state regulatory authority having jurisdiction over such Purchaser, (vii) the NAIC or the SVO or any similar organization, or any nationally recognized rating agency that requires access to information about such Purchaser’s investment portfolio, or (viii) any other Person to which such delivery or disclosure may be necessary or appropriate (w) to effect compliance with any law, rule, regulation or order applicable to such Purchaser, (x) in response to any subpoena or other legal process, (y) in connection with any litigation to which such Purchaser is a party or (z) if an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, to the extent such Purchaser may reasonably determine such delivery and disclosure to be necessary or appropriate in the enforcement or for the protection of the rights and remedies under such Purchaser’s Notes and this Agreement.  Each holder of a Note, by its acceptance of a Note, will be deemed to have agreed to be bound by and to be entitled to the benefits of this Section 20 as though it were a party to this Agreement.  On reasonable request by the Company in connection with the delivery to any holder of a Note of information required to be delivered to such holder under this Agreement or requested by such holder (other than a holder that is a party to this Agreement or its nominee), such holder will enter into an agreement with the Company embodying the provisions of this Section 20.

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confidentiality undertaking (whether through IntraLinks, another secure website, a secure virtual workspace or otherwise) which is different from this Section 20, this Section 20 shall not be amended thereby and, as between such Purchaser or such holder and the Company, this Section 20 shall supersede any such other confidentiality undertaking.

Section 21.Substitution of Purchaser.

Each Purchaser shall have the right to substitute any one of such Purchaser’s Affiliates as the purchaser of the Notes that such Purchaser has agreed to purchase hereunder, by written notice to the Company, which notice shall be signed by both such Purchaser and such Purchaser’s Affiliate, shall contain such Affiliate’s agreement to be bound by this Agreement and shall contain a confirmation by such Affiliate of the accuracy with respect to it of the representations set forth in Section 6.  Upon receipt of such notice, wherever the word “Purchaser” is used in this Agreement (other than in this Section 21), such word shall be deemed to refer to such Affiliate in lieu of such Purchaser.  In the event that such Affiliate is so substituted as a purchaser hereunder and such Affiliate thereafter transfers to such Purchaser all of the Notes then held by such Affiliate, upon receipt by the Company of notice of such transfer, wherever the word “Purchaser” is used in this Agreement (other than in this Section 21), such word shall no longer be deemed to refer to such Affiliate, but shall refer to such Purchaser, and such Purchaser shall have all the rights of an original holder of the Notes under this Agreement.

Section 22.Miscellaneous.

Section 22.1.Successors and Assigns.  All covenants and other agreements contained in this Agreement by or on behalf of any of the parties hereto bind and inure to the benefit of their respective successors and assigns (including, without limitation, any subsequent holder of a Note) whether so expressed or not except that, other than as expressly permitted by Section 10.4, the Company may not assign or otherwise transfer any of its rights or obligations hereunder or under the Notes without the prior written consent of each holder.  Nothing in this Agreement, expressed or implied, shall be construed to confer upon any Person (other than the parties hereto and their respective successors and assigns permitted hereby) any legal or equitable right, remedy or claim under or by reason of this Agreement.

Section 22.2.Payments Due on Non-Business Days.  Anything in this Agreement or the Notes to the contrary notwithstanding, any payment of principal of or Make-Whole Amount or interest on any Note that is due on a date other than a Business Day shall be made on the next succeeding Business Day without including the additional days elapsed in the computation of the interest payable on such next succeeding Business Day.

Section 22.3.Severability.  Any provision of this Agreement that is prohibited or unenforceable in any jurisdiction shall, as to such jurisdiction, be ineffective to the extent of such prohibition or unenforceability without invalidating the remaining provisions hereof, and any such prohibition or unenforceability in any jurisdiction shall (to the full extent permitted by law) not invalidate or render unenforceable such provision in any other jurisdiction.

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Aqua America, Inc.

Note Purchase Agreement

 

Section 22.4.Construction.  Each covenant contained herein shall be construed (absent express provision to the contrary) as being independent of each other covenant contained herein, so that compliance with any one covenant shall not (absent such an express contrary provision) be deemed to excuse compliance with any other covenant.  Where any provision herein refers to action to be taken by any Person, or which such Person is prohibited from taking, such provision shall be applicable whether such action is taken directly or indirectly by such Person.

Section 22.5.Counterparts.  This Agreement may be executed in any number of counterparts, each of which shall be an original but all of which together shall constitute one instrument.  Each counterpart may consist of a number of copies hereof, each signed by less than all, but together signed by all, of the parties hereto.

Section 22.6.Governing Law.  This Agreement shall be construed and enforced in accordance with, and the rights of the parties shall be governed by, the law of the State of New York excluding choice-of-law principles of the law of such State that would require the application of the laws of a jurisdiction other than such State.

Section 22.7.Waiver of Jury Trial.  The parties hereto hereby waive trial by jury in any action brought on or with respect to this Agreement, the Notes or any other document executed in connection herewith or therewith.

Section 22.8.Accounting Terms.    For purposes of determining compliance with the financial covenants contained in this Agreement, any election by the Company to measure Debt using fair value accounting (as permitted by Accounting Standard Codification Topic No. 825-10-25 – Fair Value Option or any similar accounting standard) shall be disregarded and such determination shall be made as if such election had not been made and such Debt shall be valued at not less than 100% of the principal amount thereof.

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Aqua America, Inc.

Note Purchase Agreement

 

The execution hereof by the Purchasers shall constitute a contract among the Company and the Purchasers for the uses and purposes hereinabove set forth.  This Agreement may be executed in any number of counterparts, each executed counterpart constituting an original but all together only one agreement.

Very truly yours,



Aqua America, Inc.







By: \s\ Stan F. Szczygiel          

Name: Stan F. Szczygiel                            

Title: Vice President and Treasurer                  



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Aqua America, Inc.

Note Purchase Agreement

 

Accepted as of the first date written above.



[Variation]





The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company



By: \s\ Timothy S. Collins

Name: Timothy S. Collins

Title: Managing Director



VOYA Investment Management LLC



By: \s\ Paul Aronson

Name: Paul Aronson

Title: Senior Vice President



Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America



By: \s\ Matthew W. Smith

Name: Matthew W. Smith

Title: Director



AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company



By: \s\ Amy Judd

Name: Amy Judd

Title: Investment Officer



MEMBERS Capital Advisors, Inc.



By: \s\ Anne Finucane

Name: Anne Finucane

Title: Managing Director, Investments















 

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Defined Terms

As used herein, the following terms have the respective meanings set forth below or set forth in the Section hereof following such term:

“Acceptable Bank” means Bank of America or any other bank or trust company (i) which is organized under the laws of the United States of America or any State thereof, (ii) which has capital, surplus and undivided profits aggregating at least $250,000,000, and (iii) whose long-term unsecured debt obligations (or the long-term unsecured debt obligations of the bank holding company owning all of the capital stock of such bank or trust company) shall be rated “A3” or higher by Moody’s or “A-“ or higher by S&P.

“Acceptable Broker-Dealer” means any Person other than a natural person (i) which is registered as a broker or dealer pursuant to the Exchange Act and (ii) whose long-term unsecured debt obligations shall have been given a rating of “A” or better by S&P or “A2” or better by Moody’s.

“Affiliate” means, at any time, (a) with respect to any Person, any other Person that at such time directly or indirectly through one or more intermediaries Controls, or is Controlled by, or is under common Control with, such first Person, and (b) with respect to the Company, any Person beneficially owning or holding, directly or indirectly, 10% or more of any class of voting or equity interests of the Company or any Subsidiary or any Person of which the Company and its Subsidiaries beneficially own or hold, in the aggregate, directly or indirectly, 10% or more of any class of voting or equity interests.  As used in this definition, “Control” means the possession, directly or indirectly, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of a Person, whether through the ownership of voting securities, by contract or otherwise.  Unless the context otherwise clearly requires, any reference to an “Affiliate” is a reference to an Affiliate of the Company.

“Agreement” means this Note Purchase Agreement, including all Schedules and Exhibits attached to this Agreement.

AntiCorruption Laws”  means any law or regulation in a U.S. or any non‑U.S. jurisdiction regarding bribery or any other corrupt activity, including the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the U.K. Bribery Act 2010.

AntiMoney Laundering Laws means any law or regulation in a U.S. or any non‑U.S. jurisdiction regarding money laundering, drug trafficking, terrorist‑related activities or other money laundering predicate crimes, including the Currency and Foreign Transactions Reporting Act of 1970 (otherwise known as the Bank Secrecy Act) and the USA PATRIOT Act.

“Attributable Debt” means in connection with any Sale-and-Leaseback Transaction entered into within the limitations of Section 10.5, as of the date of any determination thereof, the aggregate amount of rentals due and to become due (discounted from the respective due dates

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thereof at the interest rate implicit in such rentals and otherwise in accordance with GAAP) under the lease relating to such Sale-and-Leaseback Transaction.

“Bank Credit Agreement” means the bank credit agreement dated as of March 23, 2012, between the Company and PNC Bank National Association, as agent, and the banks party thereto, as from time to time amended or restated or any replacement facility which constitutes the primary bank credit facility of the Company.

Blocked Person means (a) a Person whose name appears on the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons published by OFAC, (b) a Person, entity, organization, country or regime that is blocked or a target of sanctions that have been imposed under U.S. Economic Sanctions Laws or (c) a Person that is an agent, department or instrumentality of, or is otherwise beneficially owned by, controlled by or acting on behalf of, directly or indirectly, any Person, entity, organization, country or regime described in clause (a) or (b).

“Business Day” means (a) for the purposes of Section 8.6 only, any day other than a Saturday, a Sunday or a day on which commercial banks in New York City are required or authorized to be closed, and (b) for the purposes of any other provision of this Agreement, any day other than a Saturday, a Sunday or a day on which commercial banks in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania or New York, New York are required or authorized to be closed.

“Capital Lease” means, at any time, a lease with respect to which the lessee is required concurrently to recognize the acquisition of an asset and the incurrence of a liability in accordance with GAAP.

“Capital Lease Obligation” means, with respect to any Person and a Capital Lease, the amount of the obligation of such Person as the lessee under such Capital Lease which would, in accordance with GAAP, appear as a liability on a balance sheet of such Person.

“Change in Control” is defined in Section 8.7.

“Closing” is defined in Section 3.

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

“Company” means Aqua America, Inc., a Pennsylvania corporation.

“Confidential Information” is defined in Section 20.

“Consolidated Debt” means, as of any date of determination, the total of all Debt of the Company and its Subsidiaries outstanding on such date, after eliminating all offsetting debits and credits between the Company and its Subsidiaries and all other items required to be eliminated in the course of the preparation of consolidated financial statements of the Company and its Subsidiaries in accordance with GAAP.

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“Consolidated Funded Debt” means, as of any date of determination, the total of all Funded Debt of the Company and its Subsidiaries outstanding on such date, after eliminating all offsetting debits and credits between the Company and its Subsidiaries and all other items required to be eliminated in the course of the preparation of consolidated financial statements of the Company and its Subsidiaries in accordance with GAAP.

“Consolidated Net Worth” means, as of any date of determination, the sum of (i) the par value (or value stated on the books of the corporation) of the capital stock (but excluding treasury stock and capital stock subscribed and unissued) of the Company and its Subsidiaries plus (ii) the amount of the paid-in capital and retained earnings of the Company and its Subsidiaries, in each case as such amounts would be shown on a consolidated balance sheet of the Company and its Subsidiaries as of such time prepared in accordance with GAAP.

“Consolidated Total Assets” means, as of any date of determination, the total amount of all assets of the Company and its Subsidiaries, as such amounts would be shown on a consolidated balance sheet of the Company and its Subsidiaries as of such time prepared in accordance with GAAP.

“Consolidated Total Capitalization” means, as of any date of determination, the sum of (i) Consolidated Funded Debt and (ii) Consolidated Net Worth.

Controlled Entity means (i) any of the Subsidiaries of the Company and any of their or the Company’s respective Controlled Affiliates and (ii) if the Company has a parent company, such parent company and its Controlled Affiliates. As used in this definition, “Control” means the possession, directly or indirectly, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of a Person, whether through the ownership of voting securities, by contract or otherwise.

“Debt” means, with respect to any Person, without duplication,

(a)its liabilities for borrowed money;

(b)its liabilities for the deferred purchase price of property acquired by such Person (excluding accounts payable and other accrued liabilities arising in the ordinary course of business but including, without limitation, all liabilities created or arising under any conditional sale or other title retention agreement with respect to any such property);

(c)its Capital Lease Obligations;

(d)all liabilities for borrowed money secured by any Lien with respect to any property owned by such Person (whether or not it has assumed or otherwise become liable for such liabilities);

(e)all non-contingent liabilities in respect of reimbursement agreements or similar agreements in respect of letters of credit or instruments serving a similar function issued or accepted for its account by banks and other financial institutions;

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(f)Swaps of such Person; and

(g)Guaranties of such Person with respect to liabilities of a type described in any of clauses (a) through (f) hereof.

Debt of any Person shall include all obligations of such Person of the character described in clauses (a) through (g) to the extent such Person remains legally liable in respect thereof notwithstanding that any such obligation is deemed to be extinguished under GAAP. 

“Default” means an event or condition the occurrence or existence of which would, with the lapse of time or the giving of notice or both, become an Event of Default.

“Default Rate” means, for any Series of Notes, that rate of interest per annum that is the greater of (i) 2% above the rate of interest stated in clause (a) of the first paragraph of the Notes of such Series, or (ii) 2% over the rate of interest publicly announced by JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. in New York, New York as its “base” or “prime” rate.

“Distribution” means, in respect of any Person, (a) dividends, distributions or other payments on account of any capital stock of such Person (except distributions in capital stock of such Person); (b) the redemption or acquisition of such capital stock or of warrants, rights or other options to purchase such capital stock (except when solely in exchange for capital stock of such Person); and (c) any payment on account of, or the setting apart of any assets for a sinking or other analogous fund for, the purchase, redemption, defeasance, retirement or other acquisition of any share of any class of capital stock of such Person or any warrants or options to purchase any such capital stock.

“Environmental Laws” means any and all federal, state, local, and foreign statutes, laws, regulations, ordinances, rules, judgments, orders, decrees, permits, concessions, grants, franchises, licenses, agreements or governmental restrictions relating to pollution and the protection of the environment or the release of any materials into the environment, including but not limited to those related to hazardous substances or wastes, air emissions and discharges to waste or public systems.

“ERISA” means the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended from time to time, and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder from time to time in effect.

“ERISA Affiliate” means any trade or business (whether or not incorporated) that is treated as a single employer together with the Company under Section 414 of the Code.

“Event of Default” is defined in Section 11.

“Exchange Act” means the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.

“Fair Market Value” means, at any time and with respect to any property, the sale value of such property that would be realized in an arm’s-length sale at such time between an informed

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and willing buyer and an informed and willing seller (neither being under a compulsion to buy or sell), as reasonably determined in the good faith opinion of the Company’s board of directors.

“Funded Debt” means, with respect to any Person, (i) all Debt of such Person which by its terms or by the terms of any instrument or agreement relating thereto matures, or which is otherwise payable or unpaid, one year or more from, or is directly or indirectly renewable or extendible at the option of the obligor in respect thereof to a date one year or more (including, without limitation, an option of such obligor under a revolving credit or similar agreement obligating the lender or lenders to extend credit over a period of one year or more) from, the date of the creation thereof, (ii) all payments in respect of the Debt described in the preceding clause (i) that are required to be made within one year from the date of determination of Funded Debt, whether or not such payments shall constitute a current liability of the obligor under GAAP, and (iii) all Guaranties of the Debt described in clauses (i) and (ii).

“GAAP” means generally accepted accounting principles as in effect from time to time in the United States of America.

“Governmental Authority” means

(a)the government of

(i)the United States of America or any state or other political subdivision thereof, or

(ii)any jurisdiction in which the Company or any Subsidiary conducts all or any part of its business, or which has jurisdiction over any properties of the Company or any Subsidiary, or

(b)any entity exercising executive, legislative, judicial, regulatory or administrative functions of, or pertaining to, any such government.

“Governmental Official” means any governmental official or employee, employee of any government‑owned or government‑controlled entity, political party, any official of a political party, candidate for political office, official of any public international organization or anyone else acting in an official capacity.

“Guaranty” means, with respect to any Person, any obligation (except the endorsement in the ordinary course of business of negotiable instruments for deposit or collection) of such Person guaranteeing or in effect guaranteeing any Debt, dividend or other obligation of any other Person in any manner, whether directly or indirectly, including (without limitation) obligations incurred through an agreement, contingent or otherwise, by such Person:

(a)to purchase such Debt or obligation or any property constituting security herefore primarily for the purpose of assuring the owner of such Debt or obligation of the ability of any other Person to make payment of the Debt or obligation;

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(b)to advance or supply funds (i) for the purchase or payment of such Debt or obligation, or (ii) to maintain any working capital or other balance sheet condition or any income statement condition of any other Person or otherwise to advance or make available funds for the purchase or payment of such Debt or obligation;

(c)to lease properties or to purchase properties or services primarily for the purpose of assuring the owner of such Debt or obligation of the ability of any other Person to make payment of the Debt or obligation; or

(d)otherwise to assure the owner of such Debt or obligation against loss in respect thereof.

In any computation of the Debt or other liabilities of the obligor under any Guaranty, the Debt or other obligations that are the subject of such Guaranty shall be assumed to be direct obligations of such obligor, provided that the amount of such Debt outstanding for purposes of this Agreement shall not be exceed the maximum amount of Debt that is the subject of such Guaranty. 

“Hazardous Material” means any and all pollutants, toxic or hazardous wastes or any other substances that might pose a hazard to health or safety, the removal of which may be required or the generation, manufacture, refining, production, processing, treatment, storage, handling, transportation, transfer, use, disposal, release, discharge, spillage, seepage, or filtration of which is or shall be restricted, prohibited or penalized by any applicable law (including, without limitation, asbestos, urea formaldehyde foam insulation and polychlorinated biphenyls).

“holder” means, with respect to any Note, the Person in whose name such Note is registered in the register maintained by the Company pursuant to Section 13.1.

“Institutional Investor” means (a) any original purchaser of a Note, (b) any holder of more than $5,000,000 of the aggregate principal amount of the Notes then outstanding, and (c) any bank, trust company, savings and loan association or other financial institution, any pension plan, any investment company, any insurance company, any broker or dealer, or any other similar financial institution or entity, regardless of legal form.

“Investments” shall mean all investments, in cash or by delivery of property made, directly or indirectly in any Person, whether by acquisition of shares of capital stock, Debt or other obligations or securities or by loan, advance, capital contribution or otherwise.

“Lien” means, with respect to any Person, any mortgage, lien, pledge, charge, security interest or other encumbrance, or any interest or title of any vendor, lessor, lender or other secured party to or of such Person under any conditional sale or other title retention agreement (other than an operating lease) or Capital Lease, upon or with respect to any property or asset of such Person (including, in the case of stock, shareholder agreements, voting trust agreements and all similar arrangements). 

Make-Whole Amount” shall have the meaning set forth in Section 8.6.

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“Material” means material in relation to the business, operations, affairs, financial condition, assets or properties of the Company and its Subsidiaries taken as a whole.

“Material Adverse Effect” means a material adverse effect on (a) the business, operations, affairs, financial condition, assets or properties of the Company and its Subsidiaries taken as a whole, or (b) the ability of the Company to perform its obligations under this Agreement and the Notes, or (c) the validity or enforceability of this Agreement or the Notes.

“Material Credit Facility” means, as to the Company and its Subsidiaries, 

(a)the Bank Credit Agreement; and

(b)any note purchase agreement or similar document pursuant to which the Company has issued senior notes in a private securities offering.

“Moody’s” means Moody’s Investors Service, Inc. 

“Multiemployer Plan” means any Plan that is a “multiemployer plan” (as such term is defined in Section 4001(a)(3) of ERISA).

“NAIC” means the National Association of Insurance Commissioners or any successor thereto.

“Net Proceeds” means with respect to any sale of property by any Person an amount equal to (a) the aggregate amount of the consideration received by such Person in respect of such sale (valued at the Fair Market Value of such consideration at the time of such sale), minus (b) the sum of (i) all out‑of‑pocket costs and expenses actually incurred by such Person in connection with such sale, and (ii) all state, federal and foreign taxes incurred, or to be incurred, by such Person in connection with such sale.

NonU.S. Plan means any plan, fund or other similar program that (a) is established or maintained outside the United States of America by the Company or any Subsidiary primarily for the benefit of employees of the Company or one or more Subsidiaries residing outside the United States of America, which plan, fund or other similar program provides, or results in, retirement income, a deferral of income in contemplation of retirement or payments to be made upon termination of employment, and (b) is not subject to ERISA or the Code.

“Notes” is defined in Section 1.

“OFAC means the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the United States Department of the Treasury.

OFAC Sanctions Program means any economic or trade sanction that OFAC is responsible for administering and enforcing.  A list of OFAC Sanctions Programs may be found at http://www.treasury.gov/resource‑center/sanctions/Programs/Pages/Programs.aspx.

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“Officer’s Certificate” means a certificate of a Senior Financial Officer or of any other officer of the Company whose responsibilities extend to the subject matter of such certificate.

“PBGC” means the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation referred to and defined in ERISA or any successor thereto.

“Person” means an individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association, trust, unincorporated organization, or a government or agency or political subdivision thereof.

“Plan” means an “employee benefit plan” (as defined in Section 3(3) of ERISA) that is or, within the preceding five years, has been established or maintained, or to which contributions are or, within the preceding five years, have been made or required to be made, by the Company or any ERISA Affiliate or with respect to which the Company or any ERISA Affiliate may have any liability.

“property” or “properties” means, unless otherwise specifically limited, real or personal property of any kind, tangible or intangible, choate or inchoate.

“Purchasers” means the purchasers of the Notes named in Schedule A hereto.

“Repurchase Agreement” means any written agreement:

(a)that provides for (1) the transfer of one or more United States Governmental Securities in an aggregate principal amount at least equal to the amount of the Transfer Price (defined below) to the Company or any of its Subsidiaries from an Acceptable Bank or an Acceptable Broker-Dealer against a transfer of funds (the “Transfer Price”) by the Company to such Acceptable Bank or Acceptable Broker‑Dealer, and (2) a simultaneous agreement by the Company, in connection with such transfer of funds, to transfer to such Acceptable Bank or Acceptable Broker-Dealer the same or substantially similar United States Governmental Securities for a price not less than the Transfer Price plus a reasonable return thereon at a date certain not later than 365 days after such transfer of funds,

(b)in respect of which the Company shall have the right, whether by contract or pursuant to applicable law, to liquidate such agreement upon the occurrence of any default thereunder, and

(c)in connection with which the Company, or an agent thereof, shall have taken all action required by applicable law or regulations to perfect a Lien in such United States Governmental Securities.

“Required Holders” means, at any time, the holders of more than 60% in principal amount of the Notes at the time outstanding (exclusive of Notes then owned by the Company or any of its Affiliates).

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“Responsible Officer” means any Senior Financial Officer and any other officer of the Company with responsibility for the administration of the relevant portion of this Agreement.

“Restricted Subsidiary” means each Subsidiary listed as a Subsidiary on Schedule 5.4 which is not designated as an Unrestricted Subsidiary and any other Subsidiary,

(1)a majority of each class of voting securities of which is legally and beneficially owned by the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries; and

(2)which has been designated as a Restricted Subsidiary pursuant to Section 9.6.

“Sale-and-Leaseback Transaction” means a transaction or series of transactions pursuant to which the Company or any Restricted Subsidiary shall sell or transfer to any Person (other than the Company or a Wholly-Owned Restricted Subsidiary) any property, whether now owned or hereafter acquired, and, as part of the same transaction or series of transactions, the Company or any Restricted Subsidiary shall rent or lease as lessee (other than pursuant to a Capital Lease), or similarly acquire the right to possession or use of, such property or one or more properties which it intends to use for the same purpose or purposes as such property.

“S&P” means Standard & Poor’s Ratings Group, a division of The McGraw‑Hill Companies, Inc.

“Securities Act” means the Securities Act of 1933, as amended from time to time, together with the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder.

“Senior Debt” means, as of the date of any determination thereof, all Consolidated Debt, other than Subordinated Debt.

“Senior Financial Officer” means the chief financial officer, principal accounting officer, treasurer or comptroller of the Company.

“Series” means any Series of Notes issued pursuant to this Agreement.

“Series A Notes” is defined in Section 1.

“Series B Notes” is defined in Section 1.

“Series C Notes” is defined in Section 1.

“Series D Notes” is defined in Section 1.

“Series E Notes” is defined in Section 1.

“Significant Subsidiary” means, at any time, any Subsidiary that accounts for more than (i) 10% of the Consolidated Total Assets of the Company and its Subsidiaries or (ii) 10% of

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consolidated revenue of the Company and its Subsidiaries, determined in each case in accordance with GAAP.

“State Sanctions List” means a list that is adopted by any state Governmental Authority within the United States of America pertaining to Persons that engage in investment or other commercial activities in Iran or any other country that is a target of economic sanctions imposed under U.S. Economic Sanctions Laws.

“Subordinated Debt” means all unsecured Debt of the Company which shall contain or have applicable thereto subordination provisions providing for the subordination thereof to other Debt of the Company (including, without limitation, the obligations of the Company under this Agreement).

“Subsidiary” means, as to any Person, any corporation, association or other business entity in which such Person or one or more of its Subsidiaries or such Person and one or more of its Subsidiaries owns sufficient equity or voting interests to enable it or them (as a group) ordinarily, in the absence of contingencies, to elect a majority of the directors (or Persons performing similar functions) of such entity, and any partnership or joint venture if more than a 50% interest in the profits or capital thereof is owned by such Person or one or more of its Subsidiaries or such Person and one or more of its Subsidiaries (unless such partnership or joint venture can and does ordinarily take major business actions without the prior approval of such Person or one or more of its Subsidiaries).  Unless the context otherwise clearly requires, any reference to a “Subsidiary” is a reference to a Subsidiary of the Company.

“Subsidiary Guarantor” is defined in Section 9.7.

“SVO” means the Securities Valuation Office of the NAIC or any successor to such office.

“Swaps” means, with respect to any Person, payment obligations with respect to interest rate swaps, currency swaps and similar obligations obligating such Person to make payments, whether periodically or upon the happening of a contingency.  For the purposes of this Agreement, the amount of the obligation under any Swap shall be the amount determined in respect thereof as of the end of the then most recently ended fiscal quarter of such Person, based on the assumption that such Swap had terminated at the end of such fiscal quarter, and in making such determination, if any agreement relating to such Swap provides for the netting of amounts payable by and to such Person thereunder or if any such agreement provides for the simultaneous payment of amounts by and to such Person, then in each such case, the amount of such obligation shall be the net amount so determined.

“United States Governmental Security” means any direct obligation of, or obligation guaranteed by, the United States of America, or any agency controlled or supervised by or acting as an instrumentality of the United States of America pursuant to authority granted by the Congress of the United States of America, so long as such obligation or guarantee shall have the benefit of the full faith and credit of the United States of America which shall have been pledged pursuant to authority granted by the Congress of the United States of America.

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“Unrestricted Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary which is so designated on Schedule 5.4 and any Subsidiary acquired after the date of this Agreement which is so designated by the Company pursuant to Section 9.6.

“USA PATRIOT Act” means United States Public Law 107‑56, Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA PATRIOT ACT) Act of 2001, as amended from time to time, and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder from time to time in effect.

U.S. Economic Sanctions Laws means those laws, executive orders, enabling legislation or regulations administered and enforced by the United States pursuant to which economic sanctions have been imposed on any Person, entity, organization, country or regime, including the Trading with the Enemy Act, the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, the Iran Sanctions Act, the Sudan Accountability and Divestment Act, each as amended from time to time, and any other OFAC Sanctions Program.

“Wholly-Owned Restricted Subsidiary” means, at any time, any Restricted Subsidiary one hundred percent (100%) of all of the equity interests (except directors’ qualifying shares) and voting interests of which are owned by any one or more of the Company and the Company’s other Wholly-Owned Restricted Subsidiaries at such time.

“Wholly-Owned Unrestricted Subsidiary” means, at any time, any Unrestricted Subsidiary one hundred percent (100%) of all of the equity interests (except directors’ qualifying shares) and voting interests of which are owned by any one or more of the Company and the Company’s other Wholly-Owned Unrestricted Subsidiaries at such time.



 

B-11


 

 

Changes in Corporate Structure



None.











 

Schedule 4.9
(to Note Purchase Agreement)


 

 

Disclosure Materials



1.Private Placement Memorandum, dated September, 2016.



2.Investor Presentation and discussion on September 26, 2016.



3.Financial Statements listed in Schedule 5.5.

 

Schedule 5.3
(to Note Purchase Agreement)


 

 

Aqua America, Inc.

Subsidiaries of the Company,

Ownership of Subsidiary Stock





 

 

Company Name

(Any Subsidiary with an “*” is designated as an Unrestricted Subsidiary)

State of Incorporation

%of Ownership (Direct & Indirect)

Aqua America, Inc.

Pennsylvania

 

   Aqua Acquisition Corporation

Pennsylvania

100%

     G&E Septic, Inc.

New Jersey

100%

   Aqua Charitable Trust

Pennsylvania

100%

   Aqua Development, Inc.

Texas

100%

   Aqua Georgia, Inc.

Georgia

100%

   Aqua Illinois, Inc.

Illinois

100%

   Aqua Indiana, Inc.

Indiana

100%

      Hendricks County Wastewater, LLC

Indiana

100%

    Aqua Indiana - South Haven, Inc.

Indiana

100%

      South Haven  Sewer Works, Inc.

Indiana

100%

    Aqua Indiana - Western Hancock, Inc.

Indiana

100%

      Western Hancock Utilities, LLC

Indiana

100%

    Aqua Holdings, Inc.

Pennsylvania

100%

       Aqua Tanks, LLC

Pennsylvania

100%

       Old Dominion Pipeline Company, LLC

Pennsylvania

100%

    Aqua Infrastructure, LLC

Pennsylvania

100%

       Charlevoix Capital Ventures, LLC *

Pennsylvania

100%

    Aqua New Jersey, Inc.

New Jersey

100%

    Aqua North Carolina, Inc.

North Carolina

100%

    Aqua Ohio, Inc.

Ohio

100%

        Aqua Ohio Wastewater, Inc.

Ohio

100%

    Aqua Operations, Inc.

Delaware

100%

    Aqua Pennsylvania, Inc.

Pennsylvania

100%

       Aqua Pennsylvania Wastewater, Inc.

Pennsylvania

100%

       Honesdale Consolidated Water Company

Pennsylvania

100%

       Superior Water Company

Pennsylvania

100%

    Aqua Resources, Inc.

Delaware

100%

      Aqua Wastewater Management, Inc.

Pennsylvania

100%

Schedule 5.4
(to Note Purchase Agreement)


 

 

      Aqua Infrastructure Rehabilitation Co., LLC

Delaware

100%

      Aqua Water Specialties, LLC

Pennsylvania

100%

    Aqua Services, Inc.

Pennsylvania

100%

    Aqua Texas, Inc.

Texas

100%

      Harper Water Company, Inc.

Texas

100%

    Aqua Utilities Florida, Inc.

Florida

100%

    Aqua Utilities, Inc.

Texas

100%

      Aqua Missouri, Inc.

Missouri

100%

      Kerrville South Water Company, Inc.

Texas

100%

    Utility Center, Inc.

Indiana

100%

      Crystal River Utilities, Inc.

Florida

100%

   Aqua Virginia, Inc.

Virginia

100%

       Aqua Presidential, Inc.

Virginia

100%

       Aqua Utilities Captain's Cove, Inc.

Virginia

100%

       Aqua Wintergreen Valley Utility Company

Virginia

100%

  Utility & Municipal Services, Inc.

Pennsylvania

100%



 

 







 

5.4-2


 

 

Financial Statements





Aqua America, Inc. and Subsidiaries - Annual audited financials for the fiscal years ended December 31, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 and 2011.



Unaudited financial statements for the fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2016.



 

Schedule 5.5
(to Note Purchase Agreement)


 

 

Aqua America, Inc.

Licenses, Permits, Etc.



None

Schedule 5.11
(to Note Purchase Agreement)


 

 



Aqua America, Inc. and Subsidiaries

Existing Debt as of June 30, 2016





 

 

 

 

Aqua America Consolidated Debt as of June 30, 2016



 

 

 

 



 

 

 

Balance

Long Term Debt

 

 

 

Outstanding $

Aqua Illinois, Inc.

 

Tax Exempt (MBIA)

 

16,415,000 

Aqua Illinois, Inc.

 

FMB

 

10,500,000 

Aqua Illinois, Inc.

 

FMB

 

8,000,000 

Aqua Illinois, Inc.

 

Note

 

1,000,000 

Aqua Illinois, Inc.

 

FMB

 

4,500,000 

Aqua Illinois, Inc.

 

FMB

 

6,000,000 



 

 

 

 

Total Aqua Illinois

 

 

 

46,415,000 



 

 

 

 

Aqua New Jersey, Inc.

 

NJEIT

 

530,925 

Aqua New Jersey, Inc.

 

NJEIT

 

520,271 

Aqua New Jersey, Inc.

 

NJEIT

 

204,305 

Aqua New Jersey, Inc.

 

NJEIT

 

245,000 

Aqua New Jersey, Inc.

 

NJEIT

 

973,049 

Aqua New Jersey, Inc.

 

NJEIT

 

615,000 

Aqua New Jersey, Inc.

 

NJEIT

 

705,000 

Aqua New Jersey, Inc.

 

FMB

 

5,000,000 

Aqua New Jersey, Inc.

 

FMB

 

3,800,000 

Aqua New Jersey, Inc.

 

FMB

 

6,000,000 

Aqua New Jersey, Inc.

 

FMB

 

(1)  7,500,000

Aqua New Jersey, Inc.

 

NJEIT

 

163,683 

Aqua New Jersey, Inc.

 

NJEIT

 

180,000 

Aqua New Jersey, Inc.

 

NJEIT

 

365,000 

Aqua New Jersey, Inc.

 

NJEIT

 

158,572 

Aqua New Jersey, Inc.

 

NJEIT

 

666,343 

Aqua New Jersey, Inc.

 

NJEIT

 

705,000 



 

 

 

 

Total Aqua New Jersey

 

 

 

28,332,148 



 

 

 

 

Aqua Ohio, Inc.

 

Tax Exempt (AMBAC)

 

5,240,000 

Aqua Ohio, Inc.

 

Tax Exempt (AMBAC)

 

5,465,000 

Aqua Ohio, Inc.

 

FMB

 

3,200,000 

Aqua Ohio, Inc.

 

Note

 

998,705 

Aqua Ohio, Inc.

 

FMB

 

5,000,000 

Schedule 5.15
(to Note Purchase Agreement)


 

 

Aqua Ohio, Inc.

 

FMB

 

4,500,000 

Aqua Ohio, Inc.

 

FMB

 

30,000,000 

Aqua Ohio, Inc.

 

FMB

 

35,000,000 

Aqua Ohio, Inc.

 

Bond Premium

 

2,523,241 

Aqua Ohio, Inc.

 

FMB

 

20,000,000 



 

 

 

 

Total Aqua Ohio

 

 

 

111,926,946 



 

 

 

 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Unsecured Note

 

2,132,180 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Unsecured Note

 

(2)   4,489,000

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Unsecured Note

 

5,466,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Unsecured Note

 

5,461,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Unsecured Note

 

10,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Unsecured Note

 

10,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Unsecured Note

 

10,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Unsecured Note

 

10,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Note

 

50,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Note

 

50,000,000 



 

 

 

 

Total Aqua Pa Notes

 

 

 

157,548,180 



 

 

 

 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Tax Exempt

 

23,915,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Tax Exempt

 

23,915,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Tax Exempt-Bond Premium

 

1,557,662 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Tax Exempt

 

24,830,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Tax Exempt

 

24,830,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Tax Exempt-Bond Premium

 

255,922 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Tax Exempt

 

9,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Tax Exempt

 

13,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Tax Exempt-Bond Discount

 

(25,500)

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Tax Exempt

 

58,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Tax Exempt-Bond Discount

 

(1,557,540)

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Tax Exempt

 

62,165,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Tax Exempt-Bond Premium

 

479,285 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Tax Exempt

 

12,520,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Tax Exempt-Bond Discount

 

(234,577)

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Tax Exempt

 

25,910,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Tax Exempt

 

19,270,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Tax Exempt-Bond Discount

 

(102,390)

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Tax Exempt

 

15,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Tax Exempt-Bond Discount

 

(506,400)

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Tax Exempt

 

81,205,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Tax Exempt-Bond Premium

 

2,145,561 



 

 

 

 

5.15-2


 

 

Total Aqua Pa Tax Exempt

 

 

 

395,572,023 



 

 

 

 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Coal Twsp Tank

 

513,523 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Roaring Creek Main Repl

 

975,641 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Sharon New Castle

 

327,422 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Honesdale Water

 

899,217 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

2009 NE Mains

 

1,758,869 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Eagle Rock Phase II

 

578,467 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Emlenton

 

2,352,945 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Shenango Intake Dam

 

1,042,836 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Pickering Dam

 

248,393 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Susquehanna

 

49,475 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Glenside Tank

 

115,796 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Bristol

 

1,312,982 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Ferndale Booster

 

124,995 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Susquehanna

 

133,952 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

North Wayne # 2

 

388,944 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Shenango

 

422,248 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Crum Water Treatment

 

4,597,274 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

White Rock Acres

 

371,495 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Midway Manor

 

1,573,182 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Fernhill Tank

 

210,662 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Tank Paintings

 

887,293 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

North Wayne # 1

 

481,076 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Meyers Tract

 

573,343 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Caanan

 

800,070 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Neshmainy

 

3,039,431 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Tinicum Boster

 

175,741 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Pickering West

 

1,399,515 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

NE Mains 2005

 

732,217 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Eagle Rock/Oneida

 

885,818 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

NE Mains 2007

 

437,882 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Crum Filtration

 

1,019,717 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Brush Valley Wells

 

1,148,855 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Forest Park

 

827,452 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Shady Acres

 

964,535 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Bristol Residuals

 

1,586,930 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Washington Park Water

 

768,579 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Neshaminy Water Treatment

 

7,206,120 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Well #20

 

289,976 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

NUI

 

2,402,238 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

NE PA Mains

 

1,154,083 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Country Club Gardens

 

914,787 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Tafton Water System

 

348,872 

5.15-3


 

 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Shickshinny

 

172,670 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Wapwallopen

 

151,019 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Moscow

 

608,270 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Ingrams Mill

 

3,897,403 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Fawn Lake

 

994,250 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Ralpho Tank

 

294,745 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Wilbar

 

1,196,859 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Paupac

 

1,420,525 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Mountain Home

 

1,431,022 



 

 

 

 

Total Aqua Pa Pennvest

 

 

 

56,209,609 



 

 

 

 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

FMB

 

7,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

FMB

 

15,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

FMB

 

5,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

FMB

 

3,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

FMB

 

15,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

FMB

 

5,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

FMB

 

15,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

FMB

 

2,400,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

FMB

 

12,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

FMB

 

5,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

FMB

 

40,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

FMB

 

20,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

FMB

 

20,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

FMB

 

25,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

FMB

 

25,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

FMB

 

25,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

FMB

 

25,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

FMB

 

15,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

FMB

 

13,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

FMB

 

12,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

FMB

 

65,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

FMB

 

20,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

FMB

 

25,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

FMB

 

60,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

FMB

 

20,000,000 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

FMB

 

20,000,000 



 

 

 

 

Total Aqua Pa Taxable FMBs

 

 

 

514,400,000 



 

 

 

 

Little Washington Wastewater

 

Note

 

545,743 

Little Washington Wastewater

 

Note

 

1,124,578 

Washington Park WW

 

Washington Park

 

644,748 

5.15-4


 

 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Hawley

 

209,965 

Aqua Pa, Inc.

 

Hawley

 

92,330 

Rivercrest

 

Note

 

214,447 

Honesdale

 

Note

 

39,167 



 

 

 

 

Total Little Washington Waste Water

 

 

 

2,870,978 



 

 

 

 

Aqua America, Inc.

 

PNC Revolving Credit Facility

 

133,000,000 

Aqua America, Inc.

 

Senior Unsecured Notes

 

50,000,000 

Aqua America, Inc.

 

Senior Unsecured Notes

 

(3)    10,800,000

Aqua America, Inc.

 

Senior Unsecured Notes

 

10,800,000 

Aqua America, Inc.

 

Senior Unsecured Notes

 

10,800,000 

Aqua America, Inc.

 

Senior Unsecured Notes

 

16,200,000 

Aqua America, Inc.

 

Senior Unsecured Notes

 

10,800,000 

Aqua America, Inc.

 

Unsecured Note - Series B

 

12,000,000 

Aqua America, Inc.

 

Senior Unsecured Notes

 

5,250,000 

Aqua America, Inc.

 

Senior Unsecured Notes

 

2,250,000 

Aqua America, Inc.

 

Senior Unsecured Notes

 

2,250,000 

Aqua America, Inc.

 

Senior Unsecured Notes

 

20,000,000 

Aqua America, Inc.

 

Senior Unsecured Notes

 

15,000,000 

Aqua America, Inc.

 

Senior Unsecured Notes

 

15,000,000 

Aqua America, Inc.

 

Senior Unsecured Notes

 

15,000,000 

Aqua America, Inc.

 

Senior Unsecured Notes

 

20,000,000 

Aqua America, Inc.

 

Senior Unsecured Notes

 

35,000,000 

Aqua America, Inc.

 

Senior Unsecured Notes