Definition of Permitted Refinancing


Permitted Refinancing means, with respect to any Person, any modification (other than a release of such Person), refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension of any Indebtedness of such Person; provided that (a) the principal amount (or accreted value, if applicable) thereof does not exceed the principal amount (or accreted value, if applicable) of the Indebtedness so modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed or extended except by an amount equal to unpaid accrued interest and premium thereon plus other reasonable amounts paid, and fees and expenses reasonably incurred, in connection with such modification, refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension and by an amount equal to any existing commitments unutilized thereunder, and as otherwise permitted under Section 7.02, (b) such modification, refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension has a final maturity date equal to or later than the final maturity date of, and has a Weighted Average Life to Maturity equal to or greater than the Weighted Average Life to Maturity of, the Indebtedness being modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed or extended, (c) at the time thereof, no Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing, (d) to the extent such Indebtedness being so modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed or extended is subordinated in right of payment to the Obligations, such modification, refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension is subordinated in right of payment to the Obligations on terms at least as favorable to the Lenders as those contained in the documentation governing the Indebtedness being so modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed or extended, (e) the terms and conditions (including, if applicable, as to collateral but excluding as to subordination, interest rate and redemption premium) of any such modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed or extended Indebtedness, taken as a whole, are not materially less favorable to the Loan Parties or the Lenders than the terms and conditions of the Indebtedness being modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed or extended (provided that a certificate of a Responsible Officer of the Borrower delivered to the Administrative Agent at least five Business Days prior to the incurrence of such Indebtedness, together with a reasonably detailed description of the material terms and conditions of such Indebtedness or drafts of the documentation relating thereto, stating that the Borrower has determined in good faith that such terms and conditions satisfy the foregoing requirement, shall be conclusive evidence that such terms and conditions satisfy the foregoing requirement unless the Administrative Agent notifies the Borrower within such five Business Day period that it disagrees with such determination (including a reasonable description of the basis upon which it disagrees)), and (f) such modification, refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension is only incurred by the Person who is the obligor of the Indebtedness being so modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed or extended.


Permitted Refinancing means, with respect to any Person, any modification, refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension of any Indebtedness of such Person; provided, that (a) the principal amount (or accreted value, if applicable) thereof does not exceed the principal amount (or accreted value, if applicable) of the Indebtedness so modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed or extended except by an amount equal to unpaid accrued interest and premium thereon plus other reasonable amounts paid, and fees and expenses reasonably incurred, in connection with such modification, refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension and by an amount equal to any existing commitments unutilized thereunder; (b) such modification, refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension has a final maturity date equal to or later than the final maturity date of, and has a Weighted Average Life to Maturity equal to or greater than the Weighted Average Life to Maturity of, the Indebtedness being modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed or extended (except by virtue of amortization of or prepayment of Indebtedness prior to such date of determination); (c) at the time thereof, no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing; (d) to the extent such Indebtedness being modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed or extended is subordinated in right of payment to the Obligations, such modification, refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension is subordinated in right of payment to the Obligations on terms at least as favorable to the Lenders as those contained in the documentation governing the Indebtedness being modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed or extended; (e) the original obligors in respect of such Indebtedness being modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed or extended remain the only obligors thereon; and (f) the terms and conditions of any such modification, refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension, taken as a whole, are not materially less favorable to the Lenders than the terms and conditions of the Indebtedness being modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed or extended.

Permitted Refinancing means, with respect to any Person, any modification, refinancing, refunding, renewal, replacement or extension of any Indebtedness of such Person; provided that (a) the principal amount (or accreted value, if applicable) thereof does not exceed the principal amount (or accreted value, if applicable) of the Indebtedness so modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed, replaced or extended except by an amount equal to unpaid accrued interest and premium thereon plus other reasonable amounts paid, and fees and expenses reasonably incurred, in connection with such modification, refinancing, refunding, renewal, replacement or extension and by an amount equal to any existing commitments unutilized thereunder, (b) other than with respect to a Permitted Refinancing in respect of Indebtedness permitted pursuant to Section 7.03(e), such modification, refinancing, refunding, renewal, replacement or extension has a final maturity date equal to or later than the final maturity date of, and has a Weighted Average Life to Maturity equal to or greater than the Weighted Average Life to Maturity of, the Indebtedness being modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed, replaced or extended, (c) other than with respect to a Permitted Refinancing in respect of Indebtedness permitted pursuant to Section 7.03(e), at the time thereof, no Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing and (d) if such Indebtedness being modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed, replaced or extended is Junior Financing, (i) to the extent such Indebtedness being modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed, replaced or extended is subordinated in right of payment to the Obligations, such modification, refinancing, refunding, renewal, replacement or extension is subordinated in right of payment to the Obligations on terms at least as favorable to the Lenders as those contained in the documentation governing the Indebtedness being modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed, replaced or extended, (ii) such modification, refinancing, refunding, renewal, replacement or extension is incurred by the Person who is the obligor of the Indebtedness being modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed, replaced or extended and (iii) if the Indebtedness being modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed, replaced or extended was subject to an Intercreditor Agreement, the holders of such modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed, replaced or extended Indebtedness (if such Indebtedness is secured) or their representative on their behalf shall become party to such Intercreditor Agreement.

Examples of Permitted Refinancing in a sentence

The principal amount of any Indebtedness incurred to refinance other Indebtedness, if incurred in a different currency from the Indebtedness being refinanced, shall be calculated based on the currency exchange rate applicable to the currencies in which such Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness is denominated that is in effect on the date of such refinancing.
The principal amount of any Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness, if incurred in a different currency from the Indebtedness being refinanced, shall be calculated based on the currency exchange rate applicable to the currencies in which such Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness is denominated that is in effect on the date of such refinancing.
Notwithstanding the preceding, any Indebtedness incurred under Credit Facilities pursuant to Section 4.09 shall be subject only to the refinancing provision in the definition of Credit Facilities and not pursuant to the requirements set forth in the definition of Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness.
The principal amount of any Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness incurred to refinance other Indebtedness, if incurred in a different currency from the Indebtedness being refinanced, shall be calculated based on the currency exchange rate applicable to the currencies in which such Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness is denominated that is in effect on the date of such refinancing.
Liens securing Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness, to the extent that the Indebtedness being refinanced was secured or was permitted to be secured by such Liens.



More definitions of Permitted Refinancing

Permitted Refinancing means Indebtedness incurred to Refinance other Indebtedness; provided that (i) the principal amount (or accreted value, if applicable) of the Permitted Refinancing shall not exceed the sum of the principal amount (or accreted value, if applicable) of the Indebtedness being Refinanced plus accrued and unpaid interest thereon, any stated premium thereon due upon such Refinancing pursuant to the terms of the documentation governing such Indebtedness and fees and expenses reasonably incurred in connection with such Refinancing, (ii) the terms and conditions of any such Permitted Refinancing, taken as a whole, shall not be materially more restrictive on the Credit Parties than the Indebtedness being Refinanced, (iii) the Permitted Refinancing shall not be guaranteed by any Person that is not a guarantor of, or be secured by any assets that are not securing, the Indebtedness being Refinanced, (iv) if the Indebtedness being Refinanced is subordinated in right of payment to the Obligations, such Permitted Refinancing shall be subordinated in right of payment to the Obligations on terms taken as a whole at least as favorable to the Lenders as those contained in the documentation governing the Indebtedness being Refinanced, and (v) except with respect to Indebtedness incurred pursuant to Sections 7.6(b) and (c), such Permitted Refinancing shall have (A) a Stated Maturity no earlier than the Stated Maturity of the Indebtedness being Refinanced, and (B) an Average Life at the time such Permitted Refinancing is incurred that is equal to or greater than the Average Life of the Indebtedness being Refinanced.


Permitted Refinancing means Indebtedness constituting a refinancing or extension of Indebtedness permitted under subsection 5.5(c) or 5.5(d) that (a) has an aggregate outstanding principal amount not greater than the aggregate principal amount of the Indebtedness being refinanced or extended, (b) has a weighted average maturity (measured as of the date of such refinancing or extension) and maturity no shorter than that of the Indebtedness being refinanced or extended, (c) is not entered into as part of a sale leaseback transaction, (d) is not secured by a Lien on any assets other than the collateral securing the Indebtedness being refinanced or extended, (e) the obligors of which are the same as the obligors of the Indebtedness being refinanced or extended and (f) is otherwise on terms no less favorable to the Credit Parties and their Subsidiaries, taken as a whole, than those of the Indebtedness being refinanced or extended.

Permitted Refinancing means, with respect to any Indebtedness (the “Refinanced Indebtedness”), any refinancings, refundings, renewals or extensions thereof (the “Refinancing Indebtedness” thereof); provided that (a) at the time of such refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension, no Default has occurred and is continuing, (b) the amount of such Refinancing Indebtedness does not exceed the amount of such Refinanced Indebtedness except by an amount equal to customary underwriting discounts, fees or commissions, expenses and prepayment premium (if any) incurred in connection with such refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension, plus any existing commitments unutilized under such Refinanced Indebtedness and (c) such Refinancing Indebtedness (i) has a weighted average maturity (measured as of the date of such refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension) and a maturity no shorter than that of such Refinanced Indebtedness, (ii) is not secured by any property or any Lien other than that (if any) securing such Refinanced Indebtedness, (iii) is not guaranteed by or secured by any property of any guarantor or other obligor which is not also a guarantor or obligor of such Refinanced Indebtedness, (iv) if such Refinanced Indebtedness is subordinated in right of payment to the Obligations, is subordinated in right of payment to the Obligations on terms no less favorable to the Lenders than those contained in the documentation governing such Refinanced Indebtedness, (v) does not have covenants, events of default or other material terms, taken as a whole, that are less favorable to the Loans Parties than those of the Refinanced Indebtedness and (vi) has an interest rate not exceeding the then applicable market interest rate.

Permitted Refinancing means, with respect to any Indebtedness, any extensions, renewals and replacements of such Indebtedness; provided that such extension, renewal or replacement (i) shall not increase the outstanding principal amount of such Indebtedness except by an amount equal to accrued interest and a reasonable premium or other amount paid, and fees and expenses reasonably incurred in connection therewith, (ii) contains terms relating to outstanding principal amount, amortization, maturity, collateral (if any) and subordination (if any), and other material terms taken as a whole no less favorable in any material respect to the Parent, Borrower and their Subsidiaries or the Lenders than the terms of any agreement or instrument governing such existing Indebtedness, (iii) shall have an applicable interest rate which does not exceed the greater of (a) rate of interest of the Indebtedness being replaced and (b) the then applicable market interest rate, and (iv) shall not contain any new requirement to grant any lien or security or to give any guarantee that was not an existing requirement of such Indebtedness.

Permitted Refinancing means Indebtedness constituting a refinancing or extension of Permitted Indebtedness that (a) has an aggregate outstanding principal amount not greater than the aggregate principal amount of such Permitted Indebtedness outstanding at the time of such refinancing or extension, (b) has a weighted average maturity (measured as of the date of such refinancing or extension) and maturity no shorter than that of such Permitted Indebtedness, (c) is not entered into as part of a Sale and Leaseback transaction, (d) is not secured by any property or any Lien other than those securing such Permitted Indebtedness and (e) is otherwise on terms no less favorable to the Group Members, taken as a whole, than those of such Permitted Indebtedness; provided, however, that, notwithstanding the foregoing, (x) the terms of such Permitted Indebtedness may be modified as part of such Permitted Refinancing if such modification would have been permitted pursuant to Section 8.11 and (y) no Guaranty Obligation for such Indebtedness shall constitute part of such Permitted Refinancing unless similar Guaranty Obligations with respect to such Permitted Indebtedness existed and constituted Permitted Indebtedness prior to such refinancing or extension.

Permitted Refinancing means modifications, replacements, restructurings, refinancings, refundings, renewals, amendments, restatements or extensions of all or any portion of Indebtedness (including any type of debt facility or debt security); provided that (a) the amount of such Indebtedness is not increased (unless the additional amount is permitted pursuant to another provision of Section 6.01) at the time of such refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension except by an amount equal to the existing unutilized commitments thereunder, accrued but unpaid interest thereon and a reasonable premium paid, and fees and expenses reasonably incurred, in connection with such refinancing, refunding, restructuring, renewal or extension (including any fees and original issue discount incurred in respect of such resulting Indebtedness), (b) the direct and contingent obligors of such Indebtedness shall not be expanded as a result of or in connection with such refinancing, refunding, restructuring, renewal or extension (other than to the extent (i) any such additional obligors are or will become a Loan Party, (ii) none of such obligors on the Indebtedness being modified, replaced, refinanced refunded, restructured, renewed or extended are Loan Parties or (iii) as otherwise permitted by Section 6.01), (c) to the extent such Indebtedness being so refinanced, refunded, renewed or extended is subordinated in right of payment and/or in right of Lien to any of the Obligations, such refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension is subordinated in right of payment and/or in right of Lien (or, in the case of Lien subordination, not secured) to such Obligations on terms (taken as a whole) at least as favorable to the Lenders as those contained in the documentation governing the Indebtedness being so modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed or extended (as determined in good faith by the Borrower) or otherwise reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent and (d) other than with respect to Indebtedness under Section 6.01(a)(iv) or (v), such refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension has a final maturity date equal to or later than the final maturity date of, the Indebtedness being refinanced, refunded, renewed or extended.

Permitted Refinancing means any extension, renewal or replacement of any existing Indebtedness so long as any such renewal, refinancing and extension of such Indebtedness (a) has market terms and conditions, (b) has an average life to maturity that is greater than that of the Indebtedness being extended, renewed or refinanced, (c) does not include an obligor that was not an obligor with respect to the Indebtedness being extended, renewed or refinanced, (d) remains subordinated, if the Indebtedness being refinanced or extended was subordinated to the prior payment of the Obligations, such extended, renewed or refinanced Indebtedness, (e) does not exceed in a principal amount the Indebtedness being renewed, extended or refinanced plus reasonable fees and expenses incurred in connection therewith, and (f) is not incurred, created or assumed, if any Default or Event of Default has occurred and continues to exist or would result therefrom.