last day of each fiscal quarter Uses in Adjusted Leverage Ratio Clause

Adjusted Leverage Ratio from Amendment to Credit Agreement

THIS FOURTH AMENDMENT TO CREDIT AGREEMENT (this "Amendment"), dated as of January 13, 2017, is by and among CARROLS RESTAURANT GROUP, INC., a Delaware corporation (the "Borrower"), certain Subsidiaries of the Borrower party hereto (collectively, the "Guarantors"), the Lenders party hereto (the "Lenders") and WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, as administrative agent on behalf of the Lenders under the Credit Agreement (as hereinafter defined) (in such capacity, the "Administrative Agent"). Capitalized terms used herein and not otherwise defined herein shall have the meanings ascribed thereto in the Credit Agreement.

Adjusted Leverage Ratio. The Adjusted Leverage Ratio, calculated as of the last day of each fiscal quarter occurring during the periods set forth below shall be less than or equal to the following: