Bass, Berry & Sims Sample Contracts

Contract (July 25th, 2006)

EXHIBIT 10.1 LOAN AGREEMENT THIS LOAN AGREEMENT (the "Agreement") is entered into as of this 21st day of July, 2006, by and between HEALTHSTREAM, INC., a Tennessee corporation ("Borrower"), and SUNTRUST BANK, a Georgia banking corporation ("Lender"). WITNESSETH: WHEREAS, Borrower has requested that Lender extend it a revolving credit facility described in more detail herein; and WHEREAS, Lender has agreed to extend such credit to Borrower conditioned upon Borrower entering into this Agreement. NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the premises and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the parties agree as follows: ARTICLE 1 LOAN FACILITY 1.1 Loan Facility. Subject to the Conditions Precedent and the other terms and conditions contained in this Agreement and

Contract (April 27th, 2006)

Section Page - ------- ---- ARTICLE I DEFINITIONS SECTION 1.01 Defined Terms.................................................... 1 SECTION 1.02 Classification of Loans and Borrowings........................... 33 SECTION 1.03 Terms Generally.................................................. 33 SECTION 1.04 Accounting Terms; GAAP........................................... 33 SECTION 1.05 Resolution of Drafting Ambiguities............................... 34 ARTICLE II THE CREDITS SECTION 2.01 Commitments...................................................... 34 SECTION 2.02 Loans....

Contract (April 6th, 2006)
Contract (February 7th, 2006)

PAGE ---- ARTICLE I DEFINITIONS........................................................... 1 SECTION 1.1 Definitions.................................................. 1 SECTION 1.2 Other Definitions and Provisions............................. 29 SECTION 1.3 Accounting Terms............................................. 30 SECTION 1.4 UCC Terms.................................................... 30 SECTION 1.5 Rounding..................................................... 30 SECTION 1.6 References to Agreement and Laws............................. 30 SECTION 1.7 Times of Day................................................. 30 SECTION 1.8 Letter of Credit Amounts..................................... 30 ARTICLE II REVOLVING CREDIT FACIL

Civitas BankGroup – Contract (January 30th, 2006)

EXHIBIT 10.1 PURCHASE AGREEMENT This Purchase Agreement (the "Agreement") is made and entered into as of January 30, 2006 between (i) BancKentucky, Inc., a Kentucky corporation ("Purchaser"), and (ii) Civitas BankGroup, Inc., a Tennessee corporation ("Seller"). The Murray Banc Holding Company, LLC, a Kentucky limited liability company ("MBHC"), and The Murray Bank, a federal savings bank (the "Murray Bank"), join in this Agreement for the limited purposes set forth in Sections 4.5 and 4.8. R E C I T A L S: WHEREAS, Purchaser and Seller each own 10,000 shares of membership (50%) of MBHC, which owns 100% of the Murray Bank; WHEREAS, Purchaser has agreed to purchase from Seller and Seller has agreed to sell to Purchaser its 10,000 shares of membership of MBHC; NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the premises and of the mutual covenants, representations, warranties and agreements contained herein t

Contract (January 24th, 2006)

EXHIBIT 10.1 CORRECTIONS CORPORATION OF AMERICA $150,000,000 6.75% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2014 UNDERWRITING AGREEMENT dated January 18, 2006 BANC OF AMERICA SECURITIES LLC LEHMAN BROTHERS INC. WACHOVIA CAPITAL MARKETS, LLC UNDERWRITING AGREEMENT January 18, 2006 BANC OF AMERICA SECURITIES LLC LEHMAN BROTHERS INC. WACHOVIA CAPITAL MARKETS, LLC As Representatives of the several Underwriters c/o BANC OF AMERICA SECURITIES LLC 9 West 57th Street New York, NY 10019 HSBC Securities (USA) Inc. As Qualified Independent Underwriter 452 Fifth Avenue, 3rd Floor New York, NY 10018 Ladies and Gentlemen: Introductory. Corrections Corporation of America, a Maryland corporation (the "Company"), proposes to issue and sell to the several underwriters nam

Equity Inns – Contract (November 22nd, 2005)

Page ---- ARTICLE 1 CERTAIN DEFINITIONS............................................ 1 Section 1.1 Certain Definitions..................................... 1 ARTICLE 2 LOAN TERMS..................................................... 7 Section 2.1 The Loan................................................ 7 Section 2.2 Interest Rate; Late Charge.............................. 7 Section 2.3 Terms of Payment........................................ 7 Section 2.4 Security; Establishment of Funds........................ 8 Section 2.5 Lockbox Account......................................... 10 ARTICLE 3 INSURANCE, CONDEMNATION, AND IMPOUNDS.......................... 11 Section 3.1 Insurance............................................... 11 Section 3.2 Use and Application o

Contract (October 11th, 2005)

PAGE ARTICLE I DEFINITIONS.................................................................................................... 1 SECTION 1.1 Definitions................................................................................................ 1 SECTION 1.2 Other Definitions and Provisions........................................................................... 15 SECTION 1.3 Accounting Terms........................................................................................... 16 SECTION 1.4 UCC Terms.................................................................................................. 16 SECTION 1.5 Rounding................................................................................................... 16 SECTION 1.6 References to Agreement and Laws..........................................................

Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. – Contract (July 28th, 2005)

Page ---- ARTICLE I. DEFINITIONS AND ACCOUNTING TERMS........................................1 Section 1.01 Defined Terms....................................................1 Section 1.02 Other Interpretive Provisions...................................21 Section 1.03 Accounting Terms................................................22 Section 1.04 Rounding........................................................22 Section 1.05 Times of Day....................................................23 Section 1.06 Letter of Credit Amounts........................................23 ARTICLE II. THE COMMITMENTS AND CREDIT EXTENSIONS.................................23 Section 2.01 Committed Loans.................................................23 Section 2.02 Borrowings, Conversions and Continuat

Liberte Investors Inc. – Contract (April 6th, 2005)

EXHIBIT 10 ESCROW AGREEMENT THIS ESCROW AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is made as of March 31, 2005, by and among First Acceptance Corporation, a Delaware corporation ("FAC"), and Stephen J. Harrison and Thomas M. Harrison, Jr. (collectively, the "Harrisons"). WHEREAS, FAC, the Harrisons and certain other parties entered into that certain Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of December 15, 2003 (the "Merger Agreement"), pursuant to which FAC acquired USAuto Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation ("USAuto"); and WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 1.7(a) of the Merger Agreement, the Harrisons are entitled to receive up to an additional 750,000 shares of FAC common stock (the "Shares") upon the attainment of targeted levels of "Adjusted EBITDA" of USAuto and its subsidiaries, as defined in the Merger Agreement; and WHEREAS, pursuant to the Merger Agreement, Adjusted EBITDA was to be determined by the Audit Committee of t

Contract (March 24th, 2005)

EXHIBIT 10.1 Execution Version REGISTRATION RIGHTS AGREEMENT DATED AS OF MARCH 23, 2005 BY AND AMONG CORRECTIONS CORPORATION OF AMERICA AS ISSUER CCA INTERNATIONAL, INC. CCA OF TENNESSEE, LLC CCA WESTERN PROPERTIES, INC. PRISON REALTY MANAGEMENT, INC. TECHNICAL AND BUSINESS INSTITUTE OF AMERICA, INC. CCA PROPERTIES OF AMERICA, LLC CCA PROPERTIES OF ARIZONA, LLC CCA PROPERTIES OF TENNESSEE, LLC TRANSCOR AMERICA, LLC CCA PROPERTIES OF TEXAS, L.P. AS THE GUARANTORS

Contract (January 28th, 2005)

Page SECTION 1. DEFINITIONS................................................1 1.1 Defined Terms...................................................1 1.2 Other Definitional Provisions..................................18 SECTION 2. AMOUNT AND TERMS OF COMMITMENTS...........................18 2.1 Term Commitments...............................................18 2.2 Procedure for Term Loan Borrowing..............................18 2.3 Repayment of Term Loans........................................19 2.4 Revolving Commitments..........................................19 2.5 Procedure for Revolving Loan Borrowing.........................19 2.6 Commitment Fees, etc...........................................20 2.7 Termination or Reduction of Revolving Commitments..............20

Friedmans Inc -Cl A – Contract (June 23rd, 2004)

EXECUTION COPY EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (this "Agreement"), dated as of June 22, 2004, by and between FRIEDMAN'S INC., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and SAMUEL CUSANO, an individual residing in the State of Florida (the "Executive"). W I T N E S S E T H : - - - - - - - - - - WHEREAS, the Company desires to secure the services and employment of the Executive on behalf of the Company and its subsidiaries and affiliates, and the Executive desires to enter into such employment with the Company, upon the terms and conditions hereinafter set forth. NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants and promises contained herein and for good and valuable consideration, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, the parties hereto, each intending to be legally bound hereby, agree as follows: 1. Employment. On the terms and subject to the conditi

Contract (June 13th, 2003)

Page ---- SECTION 1. Amount and Terms of Credit............................................................................1 1.01 Commitments........................................................................................1 1.02 Minimum Borrowing Amounts, etc.....................................................................4 1.03 Notice of Borrowing................................................................................4 1.04 Disbursement of Funds..............................................................................5 1.05 Notes..............................................................................................6 1.06 Conversions.............................................

Guideline – Contract (April 16th, 2003)

EXHIBIT 10.15 NEITHER THIS STOCK PURCHASE WARRANT NOR THE SECURITIES ISSUABLE UPON ITS EXERCISE OR CONVERSION HAVE BEEN REGISTERED UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED (THE "ACT"), OR ANY APPLICABLE STATE SECURITIES LAW AND MAY NOT BE TRANSFERRED UNTIL (I) A REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE ACT OR SUCH APPLICABLE STATE SECURITIES LAWS SHALL HAVE BECOME EFFECTIVE WITH REGARD THERETO, OR (II) IN THE OPINION OF COUNSEL ACCEPTABLE TO THE COMPANY, REGISTRATION UNDER SUCH SECURITIES ACTS OR SUCH APPLICABLE STATE SECURITIES LAWS IS NOT REQUIRED IN CONNECTION WITH SUCH PROPOSED TRANSFER. STOCK PURCHASE WARRANT This STOCK PURCHASE WARRANT (the "Warrant") is issued as of this 1st day of April, 2003 by FIND/SVP, Inc., a New York corporation (the "Company"), to PETRA MEZZANINE FUND, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership (Petra Mezzanine Fund, L.P. and any subsequent assignee or transferee hereof are hereinafter referred to collectively as "Holder" or "H

Contract (January 29th, 2003)

PAYMENT PRINCIPAL INSTALLMENT TERM B LOAN COMMITMENT YEAR DATE ($) ($) ---- ------------------- --------------------- ---------------------- June 30 $ 2,500,000.00 $97,500,000.00 Year 1 September 30 $ 2,500,000.00 $95,000,000.00 December 31 $ 2,500,000.00 $92,500,000.00 March 31 $ 2,500,000.00 $90,000,000.00 June 30 $ 2,500,000.00 $87,500,000.00 Year 2 September 30 $ 2,500,000.00

American Retirement Corp – Contract (August 15th, 2002)
Contract (November 2nd, 2001)
Unifab International Inc – Stock Purchase Agreement (October 3rd, 2000)
Piedmont Bancorp Inc – Stock Option Agreement (February 11th, 2000)
Good Guys – Stock Purchase Agreement (August 30th, 1999)
Devlieg-Bullard Inc – Contract (July 21st, 1999)

Page SECTION 1. Definitions............................................................................... 2 SECTION 2. Conditions Precedent...................................................................... 19 SECTION 3. Revolving Loans........................................................................... 25 SECTION 4. Term Loans................................................................................ 32 SECTION 5. Letters of Credit......................................................................... 35 SECTION 6. Collateral................................................................................ 38 SECTION 7. Representations and Warranties............................................................ 42 SECTION 8. Certain Covenants.........................................................................

5 1/2% Convertible Subordinated Notes Due April 15, 2005 (April 15th, 1998)
Contract (November 7th, 1997)

Page ---- 1. THE SHARE EXCHANGE AND CAPITAL CONTRIBUTION............................ 1 1.1 THE SHARE EXCHANGE............................................ 1 1.2 CONVERSION OF COVENTRY SHARES AND COVENTRY RIGHTS............. 2 1.3 EXCHANGE OF CERTIFICATES REPRESENTING NEWCO COMMON STOCK...... 3 1.4 ADJUSTMENT OF EXCHANGE RATIO.................................. 5 1.5 ISSUANCE OF SHARES OF NEWCO COMMON STOCK, WARRANT AND RIGHTS.. 5 1.6 INDEMNITY REINSURANCE CONTRACT................................ 6 1.7 TAX EFFECT.................................................... 6 2. CLOSING AND EFFECTIVE TIME............................................. 7 2.1 THE CLOSING................................................... 7 2.2 EFFECTIVE TIME................................................ 7 3. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF

Dyersburg Corp – Contract (September 2nd, 1997)

Trust Indenture Act Section Indenture Section 310 (a)(1)............................................................ 7.10 (a)(2)............................................................ 7.10 (a)(3) ........................................................... N.A. (a)(4)............................................................ N.A. (a)(5)............................................................ 7.10 (b) .............................................................. 7.10 (c) .............................................................. N.A. 311 (a) .............................................................. 7.11

Shoney'S Inc – Agreement (August 12th, 1997)
Contract (May 14th, 1997)

PAGE SECTION 1. AUTHORIZATION OF ISSUE OF SECURITIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1.1. Convertible Exchangeable Notes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1.2. Warrants. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 1.3. Convertible Preferred Stock. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 SECTION 2. PURCHASE AND SALE OF SECURITIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2.1. Initial Issuance of Securities. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2.2. Subsequent Issuance of Securities. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 2.3. Closing and Closing Date. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Dyersburg Corp – Contract (April 17th, 1997)
Contract (April 14th, 1997)

PAGE SECTION 1. AUTHORIZATION OF ISSUE OF SECURITIES.........................1 1.1. Convertible Exchangeable Notes...............................1 1.2. Warrants.....................................................2 1.3. Convertible Preferred Stock..................................2 SECTION 2. PURCHASE AND SALE OF SECURITIES..............................3 2.1. Initial Issuance of Securities...............................3 2.2. Closing and Closing Date.....................................3 2.3. Tax Basis....................................................3 SECTION 3. SCHEDULED PAYMENTS AND PREPAYMENTS ON THE NOTES..............4 3.1. General......................................................4 3.2. Mandatory Prepayments of the Notes...........................4 3.3. Optional Prepaym

Contract (January 13th, 1997)

EXHIBIT A "Claim Notice" To: First Union National Bank of Virginia From: Performance Food Group Company Corporate Trust Department 6800 Paragon Place, Suite 500 Post Office Box 26944 Richmond, Virginia 37087 Richmond, Virginia 23261 Attention: Mr. Roger Boeve Attention: Gregory N. Jordan Re: Escrow Agreement ("Escrow Agreement") between Performance Food Group Company ("Buyer"), McLane Foodservice -- Temple, Inc., McLane Company, Inc. (collectively "Seller"), and First Union National Bank of Virginia (the "Escrow Agent"), dated October __, 1996 - ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Coventry Health Plan Of Pennsylvania Inc – Contract (December 29th, 1995)

- iii - 5 EXECUTION COPY STOCK PURCHASE AND MERGER AGREEMENT STOCK PURCHASE AND MERGER AGREEMENT (as amended from time to time, this "Agreement"), dated as of December 18, 1995, by and among AHP Holdings, Inc., a Connecticut corporation ("Holdings"), PARTNERS Health Plan of Pennsylvania, Inc., a Pennsylvania corporation (the "Company"), Coventry Corporation, a Delaware corporation ("Purchaser"), and Coventry Acquisition Corporation, a Tennessee corporation and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Purchaser ("Merger Sub"). BACKGROUND A. The Board of Directors of Purchaser and the respective Boards of Directors of Holdings and the Company each have determined that it is in the best interests of their respective stockholders for Purchaser to acquire the Company through a stock purchase and subsequent merger upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth herein.

Devlieg-Bullard Inc – Contract (November 7th, 1995)

Page SECTION 1. Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 SECTION 2. Conditions Precedent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 SECTION 3. Revolving Loans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 SECTION 4. Term Loan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 SECTION 5. Letters of Credit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 SECTION 6. Collateral . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 SECTION 7. Representations and Warranties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 SECTION 8. Certain Covenants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Registration Rights Agreement (August 23rd, 1994)