Debt Rating definition

Debt Rating has the meaning specified in the definition ofApplicable Rate.”
Debt Rating means, as of any date of determination, the rating as determined by either S&P or Fitch of a Person’s non-credit-enhanced, senior unsecured long-term debt. The Debt Rating in effect at any date is the Debt Rating that is in effect at the close of business on such date.
Debt Rating means, as of any date of determination, the rating as determined by S&P, and Xxxxx’x (collectively, the “Debt Ratings”) of Ultimate Parent’s non-credit-enhanced, senior unsecured long-term debt (or if such debt is not so rated, the issuer rating or corporate credit rating of Ultimate Parent); provided that (i) if either Xxxxx’x or S&P does not have in effect a Debt Rating, then the Debt Rating assigned by the other rating agency shall be used; (ii) if neither Xxxxx’x nor S&P has in effect a Debt Rating, Pricing Level V shall apply; and (iii) if the relevant Debt Ratings assigned by Xxxxx’x and S&P fall within different Pricing Levels, the Applicable Rate shall be based on the higher of the two Debt Ratings (with Pricing Level I being the highest and Pricing Level V being the lowest), unless one of the two Debt Ratings is two or more Pricing Levels lower than the other, in which case the Applicable Rate shall be based on the Pricing Level corresponding to the Debt Rating that is the midpoint between the two Debt Ratings or, if there is no such midpoint, the Pricing Level that is one level lower than the Pricing Level corresponding to the higher Debt Rating. If the relevant Debt Rating assigned by Xxxxx’x or S&P shall be changed (other than as a result of a change in the rating system of Xxxxx’x or S&P), such change shall be effective as of the date on which it is first announced by the applicable rating agency. Each change in the Applicable Rate shall apply during the period commencing on the effective date of such change and ending on the date immediately preceding the effective date of the next such change. If the rating system of Xxxxx’x or S&P shall change or if either such rating agency shall cease to be in the business of rating corporate debt obligations, Ultimate Parent and the Lenders shall negotiate in good faith to amend this definition to reflect such changed rating system (including, in such case, an amendment to replace Xxxxx’x or S&P, as applicable, with another rating agency) or the unavailability of ratings from such rating agency, and, pending the effectiveness of any such amendment, the Applicable Rate shall be determined by reference to the rating most recently in effect prior to such change or cessation.

Examples of Debt Rating in a sentence

  • The Debt Rating in effect on any date for the purposes of this Schedule is that in effect at the close of business on such date.

  • The Parent Corporation shall, and shall cause each other Member of the Obligated Group to, cause be maintained at all times a Debt Rating secured and evidenced by an MTI Obligation of at least “BBB” (or its equivalent) by S&P and Fitch and “Baa2” (or its equivalent) by Xxxxx’x and shall not permit any Debt Rating to be withdrawn or suspended for credit related reasons.

  • The Parent Corporation covenants and agrees that it shall not, nor shall it permit any other Member of the Obligated Group to, at any time withdraw any Debt Rating if the effect of such withdrawal would be to cure a Default or an Event of Default under this Agreement.

  • In the event that the Material Debt Ratings assigned by the three Rating Agencies are not on the same Level identified in the grid below (a “Split Rating”), the Facility Fee Rate shall be that specified for the Level which corresponds to lowest Material Debt Rating assigned.

  • If the Material Debt Rating assigned by all three Rating Agencies is on the same Level identified in the grid below, the Facility Fee Rate shall be the Facility Fee Rate which corresponds to that Level in the grid below.


More Definitions of Debt Rating

Debt Rating means, as of any date of determination, the rating as determined by S&P, Xxxxx’x and/or Fitch of the Borrower’s non-credit enhanced, senior unsecured long-term debt.
Debt Rating means, as of any date of determination, the rating as determined by either S&P or Moody’s (collectively, the “Debt Ratings”) of the Borrower’s non-credit-enhanced, senior unsecured long-term debt; provided that (i) if the Debt Ratings issued by each of the foregoing rating agencies shall fall within different Pricing Levels and a Ratings Downgrade shall not have occurred and be continuing, the Applicable Rate shall be based on the higher of the Debt Ratings (with the Debt Rating for Pricing Level I being the highest and the Debt Rating for Pricing Level V being the lowest) unless one of the Debt Ratings is two or more Categories less than the other, in which case the Applicable Rate shall be determined by reference to the Pricing Level next above that of the lower of the two Debt Ratings and (ii) if the Debt Ratings shall fall within different Categories and a Ratings Downgrade has occurred and is continuing, the Applicable Rate shall be based on the less of the two Debt Ratings; provided further, that the Applicable Rate shall be at Pricing Level V if no Debt Rating is available for the Borrower. Initially, the Applicable Rate shall be determined based upon the Debt Rating specified in the certificate delivered pursuant to Section 4.01(h). Thereafter, each change in the Applicable Rate resulting from a publicly announced change in the Debt Rating shall be effective during the period commencing on the date of the public announcement thereof and ending on the date immediately preceding the effective date of the next such change.
Debt Rating means, as of any date of determination, the S&P Rating, Xxxxx’x Rating or Fitch Rating (collectively, such ratings referred to as the “Debt Ratings”).
Debt Rating means, as of any date of determination, the rating as determined by either S&P or Moody’s (collectively, the “Debt Ratings”) of the Borrower’s non-credit-enhanced, senior unsecured long-term debt; provided that (a) if the respective Debt Ratings issued by the foregoing rating agencies differ by one level, then the Pricing Level for the higher of such Debt Ratings shall apply (with the Debt Rating for Pricing Level 1 being the highest and the Debt Rating for Pricing Level 5 being the lowest); (b) if there is a split in Debt Ratings of more than one level, then the Pricing Level that is one level lower than the Pricing Level of the higher Debt Rating shall apply; (c) if the Borrower has only one Debt Rating, the Pricing Level that is one level lower than that of such Debt Rating shall apply; and (d) if the Borrower does not have any Debt Rating, Pricing Level 5 shall apply.
Debt Rating means the current published or private long term unsecured senior, non-credit enhanced debt rating of the Parent REIT or the Borrower by S&P, Xxxxx’x or Fitch.
Debt Rating means, as of any date of determination, the rating as determined by either S&P or Xxxxx’x (collectively, the “Debt Ratings”) of the Borrower’s non-credit-enhanced, senior unsecured long-term debt; provided that (a) if the respective Debt Ratings issued by the foregoing rating agencies differ by one level, then the Pricing Level for the higher of such Debt Ratings shall apply (with the Debt Rating for Pricing Level 1 being the highest and the Debt Rating for Pricing Level 5 being the lowest); (b) if there is a split in Debt Ratings of more than one level, then the Pricing Level that is one level lower than the Pricing Level of the higher Debt Rating shall apply; (c) if the Borrower has only one Debt Rating, the Pricing Level of such Debt Rating shall apply; and (d) if the Borrower does not have any Debt Rating, Pricing Level 5 shall apply. Initially, the Applicable Rate shall be determined based upon the Debt Rating specified in the certificate delivered pursuant to Section 4.01(a)(vii). Thereafter, each change in the Applicable Rate resulting from a publicly announced change in the Debt Rating shall be effective during the period commencing on the date of the public announcement thereof and ending on the date immediately preceding the effective date of the next such change.
Debt Rating as defined in the definition ofApplicable Margin.”