Definition of Taxable Separation


Taxable Separation means the transactions required or advisable to cause the TCEH Debtors to directly or indirectly transfer all of its assets to Reorganized TCEH (or one or more of its subsidiaries) in a transaction that will be treated as a taxable sale or exchange pursuant to section 1001 of the Internal Revenue Code and not (in whole or in part) as a tax-free transaction (under section 368 of the Internal Revenue Code or otherwise), which may include such steps as (a) the formation of Reorganized TCEH and one or more subsidiaries by a designee of the TCEH Supporting First Lien Creditors; (b) subject to clause (c), the transfer of TCEHs assets to an indirect subsidiary of Reorganized TCEH in exchange for Claims transferred to such indirect subsidiary; (c) the transfer of a portion of the TCEH Debtors assets to an indirect subsidiary of Reorganized TCEH in exchange for preferred stock of Reorganized TCEH (or one or more of its subsidiaries), subject to a pre-existing binding commitment to sell such preferred stock to third-party investors for cash; and/or (d) any other reasonable methodology proposed by the TCEH Supporting First Lien Creditors. The Taxable Separation shall be in form and substance as proposed by the TCEH Supporting First Lien Creditors (subject to any modifications as consented to by the TCEH Supporting First Lien Creditors and the Debtors, such consent not to be unreasonably withheld, delayed or conditioned) and shall be described in more detail in the Taxable Separation Memorandum.

Examples of Taxable Separation in a sentence

Distributions under the Plan with respect to the TCEH Debtors shall be funded with, as applicable: (1) Cash on hand at the TCEH Debtors; (2) the New Reorganized TCEH Debt and/or the Cash proceeds thereof; (3) the Cash proceeds of the Spin-Off Preferred Stock Sale or any sale of stock or securities pursuant to the Taxable Separation; (4) the Reorganized TCEH Common Stock; and (5) the Spin-Off TRA Rights (if any) or Taxable Separation TRA Rights (if any).
If the Spin-Off is not effectuated pursuant to the terms and conditions set forth in Article IV.B.2, at the election of the TCEH Supporting First Lien Creditors, on the TCEH Effective Date before the Distribution, Reorganized TCEH shall enter into the Taxable Separation Tax Receivable Agreement, under which Reorganized TCEH shall agree to make payments in respect of Reorganized TCEHs (or its subsidiaries) specified tax items to or for the benefit of the TCEH First Lien Creditors (or their assigns).
Before the Reorganized TCEH Conversion, OpCo shall enter into the New Reorganized TCEH Debt Documents and incur the New Reorganized TCEH Debt, provided, however, that if the Taxable Separation is effectuated pursuant to the terms and conditions set forth in Article IV.B.2, OpCo shall enter into the New Reorganized TCEH Debt Documents and incur the New Reorganized TCEH Debt on the TCEH Effective Date.
Only Holders of Allowed TCEH First Lien Secured Claims that timely return a properly completed TRA Information Form shall be entitled to receive beneficial interests in the Taxable Separation TRA Rights (if any).
Holders of Allowed TCEH First Lien Secured Claims that fail to timely return a TRA Information Form shall not receive any beneficial interests in the Taxable Separation TRA Rights (if any) or any entitlement to any other distribution or consideration on account of or in connection with the Taxable Separation Tax Receivable Agreement.