Common Securities Guarantee Agreement Sample Contracts

Travelers Capital Trust II – Common Securities Guarantee Agreement Travelers Capital Trust [Ii] [Iii] [Iv] [V] Dated as of , 200_ (December 15th, 2008)

This GUARANTEE AGREEMENT (the Common Securities Guarantee), dated as of [ , 200 ], is executed and delivered by The Travelers Companies, Inc., a Minnesota corporation (the Guarantor), for the benefit of the Holders (as defined herein) from time to time of the Common Securities (as defined herein) of Travelers Capital Trust [II] [III] [IV] [V], a Delaware statutory trust (the Issuer).

Common Securities Guarantee Agreement Metlife Capital Trust v Dated as of , 200 (November 6th, 2007)

This GUARANTEE AGREEMENT (the Common Securities Guarantee), dated as of , 200 is executed and delivered by MetLife, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Guarantor) for the benefit of the Holders (as defined herein) from time to time of the Common Securities (as defined herein) of MetLife Capital Trust V, a Delaware statutory trust (the Issuer).

SunTrust Capital VIII – COMMON SECURITIES GUARANTEE AGREEMENT of SUNTRUST BANKS, INC., as Guarantor Relating to SUNTRUST CAPITAL (September 5th, 2006)

GUARANTEE AGREEMENT, dated as of , is executed and delivered by SUNTRUST BANKS, INC., a Georgia corporation (the Guarantor), having its principal office at 303 Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30308, for the benefit of the Holders (as defined herein) from time to time of the Common Securities (as defined herein) of SUNTRUST CAPITAL , a Delaware statutory trust (the Issuer Trust).

COMMON SECURITIES GUARANTEE AGREEMENT SOVEREIGN BANCORP, INC. Dated as of June 13, 2006 (June 13th, 2006)

This GUARANTEE AGREEMENT (the Common Securities Guarantee), dated as of June 13, 2006, is executed and delivered by Sovereign Bancorp, Inc., a Pennsylvania corporation (the Guarantor), for the benefit of the Holders (as defined herein) from time to time of the Common Securities (as defined herein) of Sovereign Capital Trust VI, a Delaware statutory trust (the Issuer).

COMMON SECURITIES GUARANTEE AGREEMENT SOVEREIGN BANCORP, INC. Dated as of May 22, 2006 (May 22nd, 2006)

This GUARANTEE AGREEMENT (the Common Securities Guarantee), dated as of May 22, 2006, is executed and delivered by Sovereign Bancorp, Inc., a Pennsylvania corporation (the Guarantor), for the benefit of the Holders (as defined herein) from time to time of the Common Securities (as defined herein) of Sovereign Capital Trust V, a Delaware statutory trust (the Issuer).

COMMON SECURITIES GUARANTEE AGREEMENT ACE LIMITED, AS GUARANTOR Dated as of March 31, 2000 (March 16th, 2006)

This GUARANTEE AGREEMENT (the Common Securities Guarantee), dated as of March 31, 2000, is executed and delivered by ACE Limited, a Cayman Islands company (the Guarantor), having its principal executive offices at The ACE Building, 30 Woodbourne Avenue, Hamilton HM 08 Bermuda, for the benefit of the Holders (as defined herein) from time to time of the Common Securities (as defined herein) of ACE Capital Trust II, a Delaware statutory business trust (the Issuer).

Travelers Capital Trust II – Common Securities Guarantee Agreement Dated as of , 200 (December 14th, 2005)

This GUARANTEE AGREEMENT (the Common Securities Guarantee), dated as of [ , 200 ], is executed and delivered by The St. Paul Travelers Companies, Inc., a Minnesota corporation (the Guarantor), for the benefit of the Holders (as defined herein) from time to time of the Common Securities (as defined herein) of St. Paul Travelers Capital Trust [II] [III] [IV] [V], a Delaware statutory trust (the Issuer).

COMMON SECURITIES GUARANTEE AGREEMENT PLC CAPITAL TRUST v Dated as of January 27, 2004 (January 28th, 2004)

This GUARANTEE AGREEMENT (the Common Securities Guarantee), dated as of January 27, 2004, is executed and delivered by Protective Life Corporation, a Delaware corporation (the Guarantor), and Wilmington Trust Company, as trustee (the Common Guarantee Trustee), for the benefit of the Holders (as defined herein) from time to time of the Common Securities (as defined herein) of PLC Capital Trust V, a Delaware statutory trust (the Issuer).

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company – Trust Common Securities Guarantee Agreement (October 20th, 2003)

This TRUST COMMON SECURITIES GUARANTEE AGREEMENT (this "Trust Common Securities Guarantee"), dated as of September 7, 1999, is executed and delivered by American Equity Investment Life Holding Company, an Iowa corporation (the "Guarantor"), and West Des Moines State Bank, an Iowa banking corporation, as trustee (the "Common Guarantee Trustee"), for the benefit of the Holders (as defined herein) from time to time of the Trust Common Securities (as defined herein) of American Equity Capital Trust I, a Delaware statutory business trust (the "Trust").

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company – Trust Common Securities Guarantee Agreement (October 20th, 2003)

This TRUST COMMON SECURITIES GUARANTEE AGREEMENT (this "Trust Common Securities Guarantee"), dated as of October 29, 1999, is executed and delivered by American Equity Investment Life Holding Company, an Iowa corporation (the "Guarantor"), and West Des Moines State Bank, an Iowa banking corporation, as trustee (the "Common Guarantee Trustee"), for the benefit of the Holders (as defined herein) from time to time of the Trust Common Securities (as defined herein) of American Equity Capital Trust II, a Delaware statutory business trust (the "Trust").

COMMON SECURITIES GUARANTEE AGREEMENT LACLEDE CAPITAL TRUST I Dated December 16, 2002 (December 16th, 2002)

This GUARANTEE AGREEMENT (the "Common Securities Guarantee"), dated December 16, 2002, is executed and delivered by The Laclede Group, Inc., a Missouri corporation (the "Guarantor"), for the benefit of the Holders (as defined herein) from time to time of the Common Securities (as defined herein) of Laclede Capital Trust I, a Delaware statutory trust (the "Issuer").

Common Securities Guarantee Agreement (May 11th, 2000)
Hudson United Bancorp – Common Securities Guarantee Agreement (June 26th, 1998)
United National Bancorp/Nj – Common Securities Guarantee Agreement (March 28th, 1997)
Hudson United Bancorp – Common Securities Guarantee Agreement (February 11th, 1997)