Related to Interest Rate Swap Transaction
Interest Rate Swap Agreement means the Initial Interest Rate Swap Agreement and any Replacement Interest Rate Swap Agreement.
Interest Rate Swap means any interest rate swap transaction entered into pursuant to the Agreement between Party A and Party B as evidenced by a Confirmation;
Swap Transaction means any transaction that is a rate swap, basis swap, forward rate transaction, commodity swap, commodity option, equity or equity index swap or option, bond option, note or bill option, interest rate option, forward foreign exchange transaction, cap transaction, collar transaction, floor transaction, currency swap transaction, cross-currency rate swap transaction, swap option, currency option, credit swap or default transaction, T-lock, or any other similar transaction (including any option to enter into the foregoing) or any combination of the foregoing, entered into prior to, on or anytime after the date hereof between Swap Counterparty and Borrower so long as a writing, such as a Swap Contract, evidences the parties’ intent that such obligations shall be secured by this Deed of Trust in connection with the Loan.
Asset Swap Transaction means each asset swap transaction entered into under a 1992 ISDA Master Agreement (Multicurrency-Cross Border) or 2002 ISDA Master Agreement (or such other ISDA pro forma master agreement as may be published by ISDA from time to time) (together with the schedule and confirmation relating thereto, including any guarantee thereof and any credit support annex entered into pursuant to the terms thereof, and each as amended or supplemented from time to time, an “Asset Swap Agreement”) entered into by the Issuer with an Asset Swap Counterparty in connection with a Non-Euro Obligation under which the Issuer swaps cash flows receivable on such Non-Euro Obligation for Euro-denominated cash flows from such Asset Swap Counterparty.
Interest Rate Contract means any interest rate swap agreement, interest rate cap agreement, interest rate floor agreement, interest rate collar agreement, interest rate option or any other agreement regarding the hedging of interest rate risk exposure executed in connection with hedging the interest rate exposure of any Person and any confirming letter executed pursuant to such agreement, all as amended, restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time.
Interest Rate Hedging Agreement means any interest rate protection agreement or other interest rate hedging arrangement.
Currency Swap Agreement means any currency swap agreement, including all schedules and confirmations thereto, entered into by the Issuer and the Currency Swap Counterparty, as the same may be amended, supplemented, renewed, extended or replaced from time to time.
Interest Rate Agreement means with respect to any Person any interest rate protection agreement, interest rate future agreement, interest rate option agreement, interest rate swap agreement, interest rate cap agreement, interest rate collar agreement, interest rate hedge agreement or other similar agreement or arrangement as to which such Person is party or a beneficiary.
Interest Rate Hedge Agreement any interest rate swap agreement, interest rate cap, collar or other arrangement between the Borrower and a Hedge Provider, consisting of a “Master Agreement” in a form published by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc., together with a “Schedule” thereto in substantially such form as the Program Agent shall have approved, each “Confirmation” thereunder confirming the terms of each transaction thereunder and any credit support annex and schedule thereto.
Interest Rate Hedge means an interest rate exchange, collar, cap, swap, floor, adjustable strike cap, adjustable strike corridor, cross-currency swap or similar agreements entered into by any Borrower, Guarantor and/or their respective Subsidiaries in order to provide protection to, or minimize the impact upon, such Borrower, any Guarantor and/or their respective Subsidiaries of increasing floating rates of interest applicable to Indebtedness.
Swap Agreement means any agreement with respect to any swap, forward, future or derivative transaction or option or similar agreement involving, or settled by reference to, one or more rates, currencies, commodities, equity or debt instruments or securities, or economic, financial or pricing indices or measures of economic, financial or pricing risk or value or any similar transaction or any combination of these transactions; provided that no phantom stock or similar plan providing for payments only on account of services provided by current or former directors, officers, employees or consultants of the Borrower or the Subsidiaries shall be a Swap Agreement.
Interest Rate Contracts means all interest rate swap agreements, interest rate cap agreements, interest rate collar agreements and interest rate insurance.
Interest Swap and Hedging Obligation means any obligation of any Person pursuant to any interest rate swap agreement, interest rate cap agreement, interest rate collar agreement, interest rate exchange agreement, currency exchange agreement or any other agreement or arrangement designed to protect against fluctuations in interest rates or currency values, including, without limitation, any arrangement whereby, directly or indirectly, such Person is entitled to receive from time to time periodic payments calculated by applying either a fixed or floating rate of interest on a stated notional amount in exchange for periodic payments made by such Person calculated by applying a fixed or floating rate of interest on the same notional amount.
Interest Rate Hedging Agreements means, with respect to any Person, the obligations of such Person under (i) interest rate swap agreements, interest rate cap agreements and interest rate collar agreements and (ii) other agreements or arrangements designed to protect such Person or any of its Subsidiaries against fluctuations in interest rates.
Lender-Provided Interest Rate Hedge means an Interest Rate Hedge which is provided by any Lender and with respect to which such Lender confirms to Agent in writing prior to the execution thereof that it: (a) is documented in a standard International Swap Dealers Association, Inc. Master Agreement or another reasonable and customary manner; (b) provides for the method of calculating the reimbursable amount of the provider’s credit exposure in a reasonable and customary manner; and (c) is entered into for hedging (rather than speculative) purposes. The liabilities owing to the provider of any Lender-Provided Interest Rate Hedge (the “Interest Rate Hedge Liabilities”) by any Borrower, Guarantor, or any of their respective Subsidiaries that is party to such Lender-Provided Interest Rate Hedge shall, for purposes of this Agreement and all Other Documents be “Obligations” of such Person and of each other Borrower and Guarantor, be guaranteed obligations under any Guaranty and secured obligations under any Guarantor Security Agreement, as applicable, and otherwise treated as Obligations for purposes of the Other Documents, except to the extent constituting Excluded Hedge Liabilities of such Person. The Liens securing the Hedge Liabilities shall be pari passu with the Liens securing all other Obligations under this Agreement and the Other Documents, subject to the express provisions of Section 11.5 hereof.
Master Swap Agreement means the agreement made or (as the context may require) to be made between the Swap Provider and the Borrowers comprising an ISDA Master Agreement (including the Schedule) in the form set out in schedule 11 and includes any Designated Transactions from time to time entered into and any Confirmations (as defined therein) from time to time exchanged thereunder and governed thereby;
Interest Rate Cap Agreement means the Confirmation and Agreement (together with the schedules relating thereto), dated on or about the date hereof, between the Counterparty and Borrower, obtained by Borrower and collaterally assigned to Lender pursuant to this Agreement. After delivery of a Replacement Interest Rate Cap Agreement to Lender, the term Interest Rate Cap Agreement shall be deemed to mean such Replacement Interest Rate Cap Agreement and such Replacement Interest Rate Cap Agreement shall be subject to all requirements applicable to the Interest Rate Cap Agreement. The Interest Rate Cap Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York and shall contain each of the following:
Currency Swap Counterparty means an unaffiliated third party, as currency swap counterparty, under the Currency Swap Agreement, or any successor or replacement Currency Swap Counterparty from time to time.
Specified Swap Agreement means any Swap Agreement in respect of interest rates, currency exchange rates or commodity prices entered into by the Parent Borrower or any of the Subsidiary Borrowers and any Person that is a Lender or an affiliate of a Lender at the time such Swap Agreement is entered into.
Floating Interest Rate means, in respect of any Interest Period, the rate per annum determined by the Agent to be the aggregate of:
Mid-Swap Floating Leg Benchmark Rate means EURIBOR if the Specified Currency is euro or LIBOR for the Specified Currency if the Specified Currency is not euro;
Mid-Swap Rate means, in relation to a Reset Determination Date and subject to Condition 4(b)(ii), either:
Replacement Interest Rate Cap Agreement means an interest rate cap agreement from an Acceptable Counterparty with terms identical to the Interest Rate Cap Agreement except that the same shall be effective in connection with replacement of the Interest Rate Cap Agreement following a downgrade, withdrawal or qualification of the long-term unsecured debt rating of the Counterparty; provided that to the extent any such interest rate cap agreement does not meet the foregoing requirements, a “Replacement Interest Rate Cap Agreement” shall be such interest rate cap agreement approved in writing by each of the Rating Agencies and Lender with respect thereto.