UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  March 3, 2023


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NN, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware
001-39268
62-1096725
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

6210 Ardrey Kell Road, Suite 600

 
Charlotte, North Carolina

28277
(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)

(980) 264-4300
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
 
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


Check the appropriate box if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
 
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class

Trading symbol
 
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01
 
NNBR
 
The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
 
Emerging growth company.
 
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ☐
 


ITEM 1.01
ENTRY INTO A MATERIAL DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT
 
TLCA Amendment
 
On March 3, 2023, NN, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), certain subsidiaries of the Company named therein, the lenders party thereto and Oaktree Fund Administration, LLC (“Oaktree”), as administrative agent, entered into that certain Amendment No. 2 to Term Loan Credit Agreement (the “TLCA Amendment”), which amended the Company's existing Term Loan Credit Agreement, dated as of March 22, 2021 (as previously amended and as amended by the TLCA Amendment, the “Term Loan Credit Agreement”), by and among the Company, the lenders party thereto from time to time, and Oaktree, as administrative agent.
 
The TLCA Amendment, among other things, (i) increases quarterly maximum Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio (as defined in the Term Loan Credit Agreement) that the Company is required to satisfy, beginning with the fiscal quarter ending March 31, 2023, (ii) incorporates a new $20 million domestic liquidity covenant, which shall be tested quarterly and will be reduced to $15 million if a Junior Capital Condition (as defined in the TLCA Amendment) is met, (iii) includes additional interest, which shall be payable in kind and adjusts depending on the Company achieving certain leverage ratios or whether a Junior Capital Condition is met, (iv) increases the limit on the amount of obligations that may be incurred under Qualified Receivables Transactions (as defined in the Term Loan Credit Agreement) to $30 million in lieu of $20 million, (v) waives the required excess cash flow payment for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2022, and (vi) incorporates customary SOFR-based interest rate components in lieu of existing LIBOR-based floating rates.
 
ABL Amendment
 
Additionally, on March 3, 2023, the Company, certain subsidiaries of the Company named therein, the lenders party thereto and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent, entered into that certain Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement (the “ABL Amendment” and together with the TLCA Amendment, the “Loan Amendments”), which amended the Company’s existing Credit Agreement, dated as of March 22, 2021 (as amended by the ABL Amendment, the “ABL Credit Agreement”), by and among the Company, the lenders party thereto and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent.
 
The ABL Amendment, among other things, (i) incorporates a new $20 million domestic liquidity covenant, which shall be tested quarterly and will be reduced to $15 million if a Junior Capital Condition is met, (ii) increases the limit on the amount of obligations under Supplier Financing Agreements (as defined in the ABL Credit Agreement) to $30 million in lieu of $20 million, and (iii) incorporates customary SOFR-based interest rate components in lieu of existing LIBOR-based floating rates.
 
Warrants
 
In connection with the Loan Amendments and in lieu of a material amendment fee otherwise payable in cash, the Company (i) issued to Oaktree and certain of its affiliates pre-funded warrants (the “Warrants”) to purchase, in aggregate of 982,500 shares of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.01 per share (“Common Stock”), and (ii) entered into that certain Warrant Letter Agreement, dated March 3, 2023, with Oaktree (the “Warrant Letter Agreement”), which, among other things, obligates the Company to issue Oaktree and certain of its affiliates one or more Warrants to purchase (A) 982,500 shares of Common Stock in the event that the Junior Capital Condition is not met or (B) if the Junior Capital Condition is met, potential additional shares of Common Stock based on the terms of the Junior Capital Contribution as an anti-dilution adjustment.
 
The Warrants are exercisable, in full or in part, at any time prior to the tenth (10th) anniversary of its issuance, at an exercise price of $0.01 per share, subject to customary anti-dilution adjustments in the event of certain future equity issuances, future subdivisions (by any stock split, recapitalization or otherwise), combinations or similar events, any capital reorganization, reclassification, consolidation or merger, sale of substantially all of the Company’s assets, or other similar transaction of the Company as set forth in the Warrants. The Warrants may be exercised for cash in an amount equal to the aggregate exercise price, or in lieu of paying the aggregate exercise price, the holders of the Warrants may elect a cashless exercise in accordance with the terms of the Warrants.  In connection with a Change of Control transaction, any unexercised shares of Common Stock, underlying the Warrants will be, under certain circumstances, deemed to have been exercised on a cashless basis. Prior to the issuance of shares of Common Stock upon exercise of the Warrants, the Warrant holders are not entitled to vote or receive dividends or be deemed the holder of shares of Common Stock.
 
The foregoing summaries TLCA Amendment, ABL Amendment, the Warrants and the Warrant Letter Agreement are qualified in their entirety by reference to the full text of the TLCA Amendment, ABL Amendment, the Warrants and the Warrant Letter Agreement, which are filed as Exhibits 4.1, 10.1, 10.2 and 10.3 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.
 

ITEM 2.03
CREATION OF A DIRECT FINANCIAL OBLIGATION OR AN OBLIGATION UNDER AN OFF-BALANCE SHEET ARRANGEMENT OF A REGISTRANT
 
The information set forth in Item 1.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K above is incorporated herein by reference.
 
ITEM 3.02
UNREGISTERED SALE OF EQUITY SECURITIES
 
The information set forth in Item 1.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K above is incorporated herein by reference. The Company issued the Warrants and offered the shares of Common Stock underlying the Warrants in reliance on Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”).
 
ITEM 7.01
REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE
 
On March 7, 2023, the Company issued a press release announcing the Loan Amendments. A copy of this press release is included as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
 
The information, including the press release, furnished under this Item 7.01 shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, and shall not be deemed incorporated by reference into any other filing by the Company under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act, except as otherwise expressly stated in such filing.
 
ITEM 9.01
FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
 
 (d)
Exhibits.
 
Exhibit
No.
 
Description of Exhibit
     

Common Stock Purchase Warrant
     
10.1   Amendment No. 2 to Term Loan Credit Agreement, dated as of March 3, 2023, by and among NN, Inc., certain subsidiaries of NN, Inc., the lenders party thereto and Oaktree Fund Administration, LLC, as administrative agent
     
 
Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement, dated as of March 3, 2023, by and among NN, Inc., certain subsidiaries of NN, Inc., the lenders party thereto and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent
     
 
Warrant Letter Agreement, dated as of March 3, 2023, by and between NN, Inc. and the affiliates of Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. party thereto
     
 
Press Release issued by NN, Inc. dated March 7, 2023
     
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SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
Date: March 7, 2023
 



NN, INC.




By:
/s/ Michael C. Felcher

Name:
Michael C. Felcher

Title:
Senior Vice President - Chief Financial Officer




Exhibit 4.1

Execution Version

NN, INC.
 COMMON STOCK WARRANT
 
THIS WARRANT AND THE SECURITIES ISSUABLE UPON EXERCISE OF THIS WARRANT HAVE NOT BEEN REGISTERED UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED (THE “ACT”), OR QUALIFIED UNDER ANY STATE OR FOREIGN SECURITIES LAWS AND MAY NOT BE OFFERED FOR SALE, SOLD, PLEDGED, HYPOTHECATED OR OTHERWISE TRANSFERRED OR ASSIGNED UNLESS (I) A REGISTRATION STATEMENT COVERING SUCH SHARES IS EFFECTIVE UNDER THE ACT AND IS QUALIFIED UNDER APPLICABLE STATE AND FOREIGN LAW OR (II) THE TRANSACTION IS EXEMPT FROM THE REGISTRATION AND PROSPECTUS DELIVERY REQUIREMENTS UNDER THE ACT AND THE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS UNDER APPLICABLE STATE AND FOREIGN LAW AND, IF THE CORPORATION REQUESTS, AN OPINION SATISFACTORY TO THE CORPORATION TO SUCH EFFECT HAS BEEN RENDERED BY COUNSEL.
 
Warrant Certificate No.: [●]
 
Original Issue Date: March 3, 2023
 
Reissuance Date, if any:
 
FOR VALUE RECEIVED, NN, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), hereby certifies that [Oaktree] or its registered assigns (the “Holder”) is entitled to purchase from the Company [●] duly authorized, validly issued, fully paid and nonassessable shares of Common Stock at a purchase price per share of $0.01 (the “Exercise Price”), all subject to the terms, conditions and adjustments set forth below in this Warrant.
 
1.
Definitions. As used in this Warrant, the following terms have the respective meanings set forth below:
 
Affiliate” means, with respect to any Person, any other Person that directly or indirectly controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with, such Person, it being understood for purposes of this definition that “control” of a Person means the power directly or indirectly to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of such Person whether by contract or otherwise.
 
Aggregate Exercise Price” means an amount equal to the product of (a) the number of Warrant Shares in respect of which this Warrant is then being exercised pursuant to Section 3 hereof, multiplied by (b) the Exercise Price.
 
Business Day” means any day, except a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, on which banking institutions in the State of New York are authorized or obligated by law or executive order to close.
 
Change of Control shall be deemed to have occurred at such time as any of the following events shall occur:
 

(a)
any Person or “group”, other than the Company, its subsidiaries or any employee benefits plan of the Company or its subsidiaries, files, or is required by applicable law to file, a Schedule 13D (or any successor schedule, form or report) pursuant to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (as amended, the “Exchange Act”), disclosing that such Person has become the direct or indirect beneficial owner of shares with a majority of the total voting power of the Company’s outstanding Common Stock or the Company becomes otherwise aware that any Person or “group” has become the direct or indirect beneficial owner of shares with a majority of the total voting power of the Company’s outstanding Common Stock; unless such beneficial ownership arises solely as a result of a revocable proxy delivered in response to a proxy or consent solicitation made pursuant to applicable rules and regulations under the Exchange Act;
 


(b)
the Company consolidates with or merges with or into another Person (other than a subsidiary of the Company), or sells, conveys, transfers, leases or otherwise disposes of all or substantially all of the consolidated properties and assets of the Company and its subsidiaries to any Person (other than a subsidiary of the Company) or any Person (other than a subsidiary of the Company) consolidates with, or merges with or into the Company, provided that none of the circumstances set forth in this clause (b) shall be a Change of Control if Persons that beneficially own the Common Stock of the Company immediately prior to the transaction own, directly or indirectly, shares with a majority of the total voting power of all outstanding Common Stock of the surviving or transferee Person immediately after the transaction in substantially the same proportion as their ownership of the Company’s Common Stock immediately prior to the transaction;
 

(c)
the Common Stock ceases to be listed or quoted on any of the New York Stock Exchange, New York Stock Exchange American, the Nasdaq Global Select Market or the Nasdaq Global Market or any other national securities exchange regulated under Section 6(a) of the Exchange Act; or
 

(d)
the occurrence of a “Change in Control” under (i) that certain Term Loan Credit Agreement, entered into on March 22, 2021, by and between the Company, as borrower, and Oaktree Fund Administration, LLC, as administrative agent (the “Term Loan”) or (ii) that certain Credit Agreement, entered into on March 22, 2021, by and among the Company, the other loan parties thereto, the lender parties thereto, and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (the “ABL”), as such term is defined in the Term Loan and the ABL, respectively, or other similar provision.
 
Common Stock” means the common stock, par value $0.01 per share, of the Company, and any capital stock into which such Common Stock shall have been converted, exchanged or reclassified following the date hereof.
 
Company” has the meaning set forth in the preamble.
 
Excluded Issuances” means any issuance of shares of any equity securities pursuant to an employee stock option plan, management incentive plan, restricted stock plan, stock purchase plan or stock, ownership plan or similar benefit plan, similar program or similar agreement as approved by the Board of Directors and shareholders of the Company.
 
Exercise Date” means, for any given exercise of this Warrant, the date on which the conditions to such exercise as set forth in Section 3 shall have been satisfied at or prior to 5:00 p.m., New York City, NY time, on a Business Day.
 
Exercise Period” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.
 
Exercise Price” has the meaning set forth in the preamble.
 
Fair Market Value” of the Common Stock on any date of determination means (a) if the Common Stock is listed for trading on a national securities exchange, the closing sale price per share of the Common Stock on the trading day immediately prior to such date of determination, as reported by the national securities exchange, (b) if the Common Stock is not listed on a national securities exchange but is listed in the over-the-counter market, the average last quoted sale price for the Common Stock (or, if no sale price is reported, the average of the high bid and low asked price for such date) on the trading day immediately prior to such date of determination, in the over-the-counter market as reported by OTC Markets Group Inc. or other similar organization, or (c) in all other cases, (i) as agreed upon in good faith by the Holder and the Company or (ii) as determined by an independent accounting, appraisal or investment banking firm or consultant of nationally recognized standing that is retained at the sole cost and expense of the Company.
 
Holder” has the meaning set forth in the preamble.
 
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Person” means any individual, sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company, corporation, joint venture, trust, incorporated organization or government or department or agency thereof.
 
Warrant” means this Warrant and all warrants issued upon division or combination of, or in substitution for, this Warrant.
 
Warrant Shares” means the shares of Common Stock or other capital stock of the Company then purchasable upon exercise of this Warrant in accordance with the terms of this Warrant.
 
2.
Term of Warrant. Subject to the terms and conditions hereof, at any time or from time to time after the date hereof and prior to 5:00 p.m., New York City, NY time, on the tenth anniversary of the Original Issue Date or, if such day is not a Business Day, on the next preceding Business Day (the “Exercise Period”), the Holder of this Warrant may exercise this Warrant for all or any part of the Warrant Shares purchasable hereunder (subject to adjustment as provided herein).
 
3.
Exercise of Warrant.
 

(a)
Exercise Procedure. This Warrant may be exercised from time to time on any Business Day during the Exercise Period, for all or any part of the unexercised Warrant Shares, upon:
 

(i)
surrender of this Warrant to the Company at its then principal executive offices (or an indemnification undertaking with respect to this Warrant in the case of its loss, theft or destruction), together with a duly completed and executed exercise notice in the form attached hereto as Exhibit A (the “Notice of Exercise”); and
 

(ii)
payment to the Company of the Aggregate Exercise Price in accordance with Section 3(b) (unless the Holder elects the cashless exercise procedures set forth in Section 3(g)).
 

(b)
Payment of the Aggregate Exercise Price. Payment of the Aggregate Exercise Price shall be made by delivery to the Company of a certified or official bank check payable to the order of the Company or by wire transfer of immediately available funds to an account designated in writing by the Company, in the amount of such Aggregate Exercise Price.
 

(c)
Delivery of Warrant Shares Upon Exercise. In accordance with Section 3(a) hereof, the Company shall, as promptly as practicable, and in any event within three (3) Business Days thereafter, instruct the transfer agent (the “Transfer Agent”) for the Common Stock to record the issuance of the Warrant Shares purchased hereunder to the Holder in book-entry form pursuant to the Transfer Agent’s regular procedures. The stock certificate or certificates so delivered shall be, to the extent possible, in such denomination or denominations as the exercising Holder shall reasonably request and shall be registered in the name of the Holder or, subject to compliance with Section 5 below, such other Person’s name as shall be designated. This Warrant shall be deemed to have been exercised and such certificate or certificates of Warrant Shares shall be deemed to have been issued, and the Holder or any other Person so designated to be named therein shall be deemed to have become a holder of record of such Warrant Shares for all purposes, as of the Exercise Date.
 

(d)
Delivery of New Warrant. Unless the purchase rights represented by this Warrant shall have expired or shall have been fully exercised, the Company shall, at the time of delivery of the certificate or certificates representing the Warrant Shares being issued in accordance with Section 3(c) hereof, deliver to the Holder a new Warrant evidencing the rights of the Holder to purchase the unexpired and unexercised Warrant Shares called for by this Warrant. Such new Warrant shall in all other respects be identical to this Warrant.
 
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(e)
Reservation of Shares. During the Exercise Period, the Company shall at all times reserve and keep available out of its authorized but unissued Common Stock or other securities constituting Warrant Shares, solely for the purpose of issuance upon the exercise of this Warrant, the maximum number of Warrant Shares issuable upon the exercise of this Warrant, and the par value per Warrant Share shall at all times be less than or equal to the applicable Exercise Price. The Company shall not increase the par value of any Warrant Shares receivable upon the exercise of this Warrant above the Exercise Price then in effect, and shall take all such actions as may be necessary or appropriate in order that the Company may validly and legally issue fully paid and nonassessable shares of Common Stock upon the exercise of this Warrant.
 

(f)
Exercise Restriction. Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, the Company shall not effect the exercise of any portion of this Warrant, and the Holder shall not have the right to exercise any portion of this Warrant, and any such exercise shall be null and void and treated as if never made, to the extent that (i) after giving effect to such exercise, the number of Warrant Shares then beneficially owned by the Holder and its Affiliates and any other Persons or entities whose beneficial ownership of Common Stock, for purposes of Section 13(d) of the Exchange Act, would be aggregated with the Holder’s (including any shares held by any “group” of which the Holder is a member, but excluding shares beneficially owned by virtue of the ownership of securities or rights to acquire securities that have limitations on the right to exchange, convert, exercise or purchase similar to the limitation set forth herein) would exceed 19.99% of the total number of Common Stock issued and outstanding or (ii) such issuance, when aggregated with any other Common Stock theretofore or simultaneously therewith issued to or otherwise beneficially owned by the Holder and its Affiliates and any other Persons or entities whose beneficial ownership of Common Stock would be aggregated with the Holder’s for purposes of Section 13(d) of the Exchange Act (including any shares held by any “group” of which the Holder is a member, but excluding shares beneficially owned by virtue of the ownership of securities or rights to acquire securities that have limitations on the right to exchange, convert, exercise or purchase similar to the limitation set forth herein) would otherwise result in a “change of control” of the Company within the meaning of Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(b); except that such limitation shall not apply in the event that the Company obtains all necessary shareholder approvals for such exchange in accordance with the Nasdaq Listing Rules. For purposes of this Warrant, “group” has the meaning set forth in Section 13(d) of the Exchange Act and applicable regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the percentage held by the Holder shall be determined in a manner consistent with the provisions of Section 13(d) of the Exchange Act.
 

(g)
Cashless Exercise. In lieu of paying the Aggregate Exercise Price for the Warrant Shares specified in the applicable Notice of Exercise by wire transfer or check drawn on a United States bank pursuant to Section 3(a), the Holder may elect to exercise the purchase rights represented by this Warrant by authorizing the Company to withhold and not issue to the Holder, in payment of the Exercise Price thereof, a number of such Warrant Shares equal to (i) the number of Warrant Shares for which the Warrant is being exercised, multiplied by (ii) the Exercise Price, and divided by (iii) the Fair Market Value of a share of Common Stock on the Exercise Date (any such exercise, a “Cashless Exercise”); and such withheld Warrant Shares shall no longer be issuable under the Warrant, and the Holder shall not have any rights or be entitled to any payment with respect to such withheld Warrant Shares. The Company and Holder agree to treat the Cashless Exercise of this Warrant pursuant to this Section 2(g) as a recapitalization under Section 368(a)(1)(E) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, unless otherwise required by applicable law. In the event of a Change of Control in which the Common Stock is converted into solely the right to receive cash upon closing of such Change of Control, if this Warrant has not previously been exercised in full on an Exercise Date occurring before the third Business Day prior to the consummation of such Change of Control, any unexercised portion of this Warrant shall be deemed exercised in full, without the delivery of a Notice of Exercise, effective immediately prior to the consummation of such Change of Control and the Holder shall be entitled to receive cash in an amount equal to the amount of cash payable in such Change of Control in respect of a number of shares of Common Stock equal to the number of Warrant Shares that would be deliverable upon an exercise of this Warrant in full immediately prior to consummation of such Change of Control pursuant to this Section 2(g) of the unexercised portion of this Warrant, where Fair Market Value of a share of Common Stock in such an exercise is deemed for these purposes to be the cash payable in respect of a share of Common Stock in such Change of Control; provided, that, for the avoidance of doubt, if the cash payable in respect of a share of Common Stock in such Change of Control in which the Common Stock is converted into solely the right to receive cash upon closing of such Change of Control is less than the then-applicable Exercise Price, then upon consummation of such Change of Control the unexercised portion of this Warrant shall be cancelled for no consideration.
 
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4.
Adjustment to Number of Warrant Shares. In order to prevent dilution of the purchase rights granted under this Warrant, the number of Warrant Shares issuable upon exercise of this Warrant shall be subject to adjustment from time to time as provided in this Section 4 (in each case, after taking into consideration any prior adjustments pursuant to this Section 4).
 

(a)
Adjustment to Number of Warrant Shares Upon Stock Dividends, Certain Issuances, Subdivisions or Combinations of Common Stock. If the Company shall, at any time or from time to time after the Original Issue Date, issue a stock dividend, issue Common Stock (or any securities convertible into or exercisable for Common Stock) to employees, independent contractors or consultants in accordance with an equity incentive plan or otherwise or subdivides (by any stock split, recapitalization or otherwise) its outstanding shares of Common Stock into a greater number of shares, the number of Warrant Shares issuable upon exercise of this Warrant immediately prior to any such stock dividend, stock issuance to employees or consultants or subdivision shall be proportionately increased. If the Company at any time combines (by combination, reverse stock split or otherwise) its outstanding shares of Common Stock into a smaller number of shares, the number of Warrant Shares issuable upon exercise of this Warrant immediately prior to such combination shall be proportionately decreased. Any adjustment under this Section 4(a) shall become effective at the close of business on the date the subdivision or combination becomes effective.
 

(b)
Adjustment to Number of Warrant Shares Upon Reorganization, Reclassification, Consolidation or Merger. In the event of any (i) capital reorganization of the Company, (ii) reclassification of the stock of the Company (other than a change in par value or from par value to no par value or from no par value to par value or as a result of a stock dividend or subdivision, split-up or combination of shares), (iii) consolidation or merger of the Company with or into another Person, (iv) sale of all or substantially all of the Company’s assets to another Person or (v) other similar transaction (other than any such transaction covered by Section 4(a)), in each case which entitles the holders of Common Stock to receive (either directly or upon subsequent liquidation) stock, securities or assets with respect to or in exchange for Common Stock, each Warrant shall, immediately after such reorganization, reclassification, consolidation, merger, sale or similar transaction, remain outstanding and shall thereafter, in lieu of or in addition to (as the case may be) the number of Warrant Shares then exercisable under this Warrant, be exercisable for the kind and number of shares of stock or other securities or assets of the Company or of the successor Person resulting from such transaction to which the Holder would have been entitled upon such reorganization, reclassification, consolidation, merger, sale or similar transaction if the Holder had exercised this Warrant in full immediately prior to the time of such reorganization, reclassification, consolidation, merger, sale or similar transaction and acquired the applicable number of Warrant Shares then issuable hereunder as a result of such exercise (without taking into account any limitations or restrictions on the exercisability of this Warrant); and, in such case, appropriate adjustment (in form and substance satisfactory to the Holder) shall be made with respect to the Holder’s rights under this Warrant to ensure that the provisions of this Section 4 hereof shall thereafter be applicable, as nearly as possible, to this Warrant in relation to any shares of stock, securities or assets thereafter acquirable upon exercise of this Warrant. The provisions of this Section 4(b) shall similarly apply to successive reorganizations, reclassifications, consolidations, mergers, sales or similar transactions. The Company shall not effect any such reorganization, reclassification, consolidation, merger, sale or similar transaction unless, prior to the consummation thereof, the successor Person (if other than the Company) resulting from such reorganization, reclassification, consolidation, merger, sale or similar transaction, shall assume, by written instrument substantially similar in form and substance to this Warrant and satisfactory to the Holder, the obligation to deliver to the Holder such shares of stock, securities or assets which, in accordance with the foregoing provisions, such Holder shall be entitled to receive upon exercise of this Warrant.
 
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(c)
Other Distributions. During such time as this Warrant is outstanding, if the Company shall declare or make any dividend or other distribution of its assets (or rights to acquire its assets) to holders of shares of Common Stock, by way of return of capital or otherwise (including, without limitation, any distribution of cash, stock or other securities, property or options by way of a dividend, spin off, reclassification, corporate rearrangement, scheme of arrangement or other similar transaction) other than any dividend or distribution referred to in Section 4(a) or Section 4(b) (a “Distribution”), at any time after the issuance of this Warrant, then, in each such case, the Holder shall be entitled to participate in such Distribution to the same extent that the Holder would have participated therein if the Holder had held the number of shares of Common Stock acquirable upon complete exercise of this Warrant (without regard to any limitations on exercise hereof) immediately before the date on which a record is taken for such Distribution, or, if no such record is taken, the date as of which the record holders of shares of Common Stock are to be determined for the participation in such Distribution. To the extent that this Warrant has not been partially or completely exercised at the time of such Distribution, such portion of the Distribution shall be held in abeyance for the benefit of the Holder until the Holder has exercised this Warrant.
 

(d)
Exceptions to Adjustment Upon Issuance of Common Stock. Anything herein to the contrary notwithstanding, there shall be no adjustment to the number of Warrant Shares issuable upon exercise of this Warrant with respect to any Excluded Issuance.
 

(e)
Proceedings Prior to Any Action Requiring Adjustment. As a condition precedent to the taking of any action which would require an adjustment pursuant to this Section 4, the Company shall take any action which may be necessary, including obtaining regulatory, Nasdaq Stock Market or other applicable national securities exchange or stockholder approvals or exemptions, as applicable, in order that the Company may thereafter validly and legally issue as fully paid and nonassessable all shares of Common Stock that the Holder is entitled to receive upon exercise of this Warrant pursuant to this Section 4.
 

(f)
Certificate as to Adjustment.
 

(i)
As promptly as reasonably practicable following any adjustment of the number of Warrant Shares pursuant to the provisions of this Section 4, but in any event not later than three (3) Business Days thereafter, the Company shall furnish to the Holder a certificate of an executive officer setting forth in reasonable detail such adjustment and the facts upon which it is based and certifying the calculation thereof.
 

(ii)
As promptly as reasonably practicable following the receipt by the Company of a written request by the Holder, but in any event not later than three (3) Business Days thereafter, the Company shall furnish to the Holder a certificate of an executive officer certifying the number of Warrant Shares or the amount, if any, of other shares of stock, securities or assets then issuable upon exercise of the Warrant.
 

(g)
Notices. In the event:
 

(i)
that the Company shall take a record of the holders of its Common Stock (or other capital stock or securities at the time issuable upon exercise of the Warrant) for the purpose of entitling or enabling them to receive any dividend or other distribution, to vote at a meeting (or by written consent), to receive any right to subscribe for or purchase any shares of capital stock of any class or any other securities, or to receive any other security; or
 
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(ii)
of any capital reorganization of the Company, any reclassification of the Common Stock of the Company, any consolidation or merger of the Company with or into another Person, or sale of all or substantially all of the Company’s assets to another Person; or
 
 

(iii)
of the voluntary or involuntary dissolution, liquidation or winding-up of the Company;
 
then, and in each such case, the Company shall send or cause to be sent to the Holder at least five (5) Business Days prior to the applicable record date or the applicable expected effective date, as the case may be, for the event, a written notice specifying, as the case may be, (A) the record date for such dividend, distribution, meeting or consent or other right or action, and a description of such dividend, distribution or other right or action to be taken at such meeting or by written consent, or (B) the effective date on which such reorganization, reclassification, consolidation, merger, sale, dissolution, liquidation or winding-up is proposed to take place, and the date, if any is to be fixed, as of which the books of the Company shall close or a record shall be taken with respect to which the holders of record of Common Stock (or such other capital stock or securities at the time issuable upon exercise of the Warrant) shall be entitled to exchange their shares of Common Stock (or such other capital stock or securities) for securities or other property deliverable upon such reorganization, reclassification, consolidation, merger, sale, dissolution, liquidation or winding-up, and the amount per share and character of such exchange applicable to the Warrant and the Warrant Shares.
 
5.
Transfer of Warrant. Subject to the transfer conditions referred to in the legend endorsed hereon, this Warrant and all rights hereunder are transferable, in whole or in part, by the Holder without charge to the Holder, upon surrender of this Warrant to the Company at the address for notices in Section 10 below (email being sufficient) with a properly completed and duly executed assignment in the form set forth on Exhibit B. Upon such compliance, surrender and delivery and, if required, such payment, the Company shall execute and deliver a new Warrant or Warrants in the name of the assignee or assignees and in the denominations specified in such instrument of assignment, and shall issue to the assignor a new Warrant evidencing the portion of this Warrant, if any, not so assigned and this Warrant shall promptly be cancelled.
 
6.
Holder Not Deemed a Stockholder; Limitations on Liability. Other than as set forth herein, prior to the issuance to the Holder of the Warrant Shares to which the Holder is then entitled to receive upon the due exercise of this Warrant, the Holder shall not be entitled to vote or be deemed the holder of shares of capital stock of the Company for any purpose (other than for tax purposes), nor shall anything contained in this Warrant be construed to confer upon the Holder, as such, any right to vote, give or withhold consent to any corporate action (whether any reorganization, issue of stock, reclassification of stock, consolidation, merger, conveyance or otherwise) or receive notice of meetings. In addition, nothing contained in this Warrant shall be construed as imposing any liabilities on the Holder to purchase any securities (upon exercise of this Warrant or otherwise) or as a stockholder of the Company, whether such liabilities are asserted by the Company or by creditors of the Company.
 
7.
Replacement on Loss; Division and Combination.
 

(a)
Replacement of Warrant on Loss. Upon receipt of evidence reasonably satisfactory to the Company of the loss, theft, destruction or mutilation of this Warrant and upon delivery of an indemnity reasonably satisfactory to it (it being understood that a written indemnification agreement or affidavit of loss of the Holder shall be a sufficient indemnity) and, in case of mutilation, upon surrender of such Warrant for cancellation to the Company, the Company at its own expense shall execute and deliver to the Holder, in lieu hereof, a new Warrant of like tenor and exercisable for an equivalent number of Warrant Shares as the Warrant so lost, stolen, mutilated or destroyed; provided, that, in the case of mutilation, no indemnity shall be required if this Warrant in identifiable form is surrendered to the Company for cancellation.
 
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(b)
Division and Combination of Warrant. Subject to compliance with the applicable provisions of this Warrant as to any transfer or other assignment which may be involved in such division or combination, this Warrant may be divided or, following any such division of this Warrant, subsequently combined with other Warrants, upon the surrender of this Warrant or Warrants to the Company at its then principal executive offices, together with a written notice specifying the names and denominations in which new Warrants are to be issued, signed by the respective Holders or their agents or attorneys. Subject to compliance with the applicable provisions of this Warrant as to any transfer or assignment which may be involved in such division or combination, the Company shall at its own expense execute and deliver a new Warrant or Warrants in exchange for the Warrant or Warrants so surrendered in accordance with such notice. Such new Warrant or Warrants shall be of like tenor to the surrendered Warrant or Warrants and shall be exercisable in the aggregate for an equivalent number of Warrant Shares as the Warrant or Warrants so surrendered in accordance with such notice.
 
8.
Compliance with the Act. The Holder, by acceptance of this Warrant, agrees to comply in all respects with the provisions of this Section 8 and the restrictive legend requirements set forth on the face of this Warrant and further agrees that such Holder shall not offer, sell or otherwise dispose of this Warrant or any Warrant Shares to be issued upon exercise hereof except under circumstances that will not result in a violation of the Act. This Warrant and all Warrant Shares issued upon exercise of this Warrant (unless registered under the Act) shall be stamped or imprinted with a legend in substantially the following form:
 
“THIS WARRANT AND THE SECURITIES ISSUABLE UPON EXERCISE OF THIS WARRANT HAVE NOT BEEN REGISTERED UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED (THE “ACT”), OR QUALIFIED UNDER ANY STATE OR FOREIGN SECURITIES LAWS AND MAY NOT BE OFFERED FOR SALE, SOLD, PLEDGED, HYPOTHECATED OR OTHERWISE TRANSFERRED OR ASSIGNED UNLESS (I) A REGISTRATION STATEMENT COVERING SUCH SHARES IS EFFECTIVE UNDER THE ACT AND IS QUALIFIED UNDER APPLICABLE STATE AND FOREIGN LAW OR (II) THE TRANSACTION IS EXEMPT FROM THE REGISTRATION AND PROSPECTUS DELIVERY REQUIREMENTS UNDER THE ACT AND THE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS UNDER APPLICABLE STATE AND FOREIGN LAW AND, IF THE CORPORATION REQUESTS, AN OPINION SATISFACTORY TO THE CORPORATION TO SUCH EFFECT HAS BEEN RENDERED BY COUNSEL.”
 
9.
Warrant Register. The Company shall keep and properly maintain at its principal executive offices books for the registration of the Warrant and any transfers thereof. The Company may deem and treat the Person in whose name the Warrant is registered on such register as the Holder thereof for all purposes, and the Company shall not be affected by any notice to the contrary, except any assignment, division, combination or other transfer of the Warrant effected in accordance with the provisions of this Warrant.
 
10.
Notices. All notices, requests, consents, claims, demands, waivers and other communications hereunder shall be in writing and shall be deemed to have been given: (a) when delivered by hand (with written confirmation of receipt); (b) when received by the addressee if sent by a nationally recognized overnight courier (receipt requested); (c) on the date sent by e-mail of a PDF document (with confirmation of transmission) if sent during normal business hours of the recipient, and on the next Business Day if sent after normal business hours of the recipient; or (d) on the third day after the date mailed, by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested, postage prepaid. Such communications must be sent to the respective parties at the addresses indicated below (or at such other address for a party as shall be specified in a notice given in accordance with this Section 10).
 
If to the Company:
NN, Inc.
 
6210 Ardrey Kell Road
 
Charlotte, NC 28277
 
Attention: Matthew S. Heiter, Senior Vice President and General Counsel
 
E-mail: matt.heiter@nninc.com
   
with a copy to:
Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
 
The Tower at Peabody Place
 
100 Peabody Place, Suite 1300
 
Attention: Richard Mattern
 
E-mail: rmattern@bassberry.com
   
If to the Holder:
To such Holder at the address of such Holder as listed in the stock record books of the Company.

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11.
Cumulative Remedies. Except to the extent expressly provided to the contrary, the rights and remedies provided in this Warrant are cumulative and are not exclusive of, and are in addition to and not in substitution for, any other rights or remedies available at law, in equity or otherwise.
 
12.
Equitable Relief. Each of the Company and the Holder acknowledges that a breach or threatened breach by such party of any of its obligations under this Warrant would give rise to irreparable harm to the other party hereto for which monetary damages would not be an adequate remedy and hereby agrees that in the event of a breach or a threatened breach by such party of any such obligations, the other party hereto shall, in addition to any and all other rights and remedies that may be available to it in respect of such breach, be entitled to equitable relief, including a restraining order, an injunction, specific performance and any other relief that may be available from a court of competent jurisdiction.
 
13.
Entire Agreement. This Warrant constitutes the sole and entire agreement of the parties to this Warrant with respect to the subject matter contained herein, and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous understandings and agreements, both written and oral, with respect to such subject matter.
 
14.
Successors and Assigns. This Warrant and the rights evidenced hereby shall be binding upon and shall inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and the successors of the Company and the successors and permitted assigns of the Holder. Such successors and/or permitted assigns of the Holder shall be deemed to be a Holder for all purposes hereunder.
 
15.
No Third-Party Beneficiaries. This Warrant is for the sole benefit of the Company and the Holder and their respective successors and, in the case of the Holder, permitted assigns and nothing herein, express or implied, is intended to or shall confer upon any other Person any legal or equitable right, benefit or remedy of any nature whatsoever, under or by reason of this Warrant.
 
16.
Headings. The headings in this Warrant are for reference only and shall not affect the interpretation of this Warrant.
 
17.
Amendment and Modification; Waiver. Except as otherwise provided herein, this Warrant may only be amended, modified or supplemented by an agreement in writing signed by each party hereto. No waiver by the Company or the Holder of any of the provisions hereof shall be effective unless explicitly set forth in writing and signed by the party so waiving. No waiver by any party shall operate or be construed as a waiver in respect of any failure, breach or default not expressly identified by such written waiver, whether of a similar or different character, and whether occurring before or after that waiver. No failure to exercise, or delay in exercising, any rights, remedy, power or privilege arising from this Warrant shall operate or be construed as a waiver thereof; nor shall any single or partial exercise of any right, remedy, power or privilege hereunder preclude any other or further exercise thereof or the exercise of any other right, remedy, power or privilege.
 
18.
Severability. If any term or provision of this Warrant is invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, such invalidity, illegality or unenforceability shall not affect any other term or provision of this Warrant or invalidate or render unenforceable such term or provision in any other jurisdiction.
 
19.
Governing Law. This Warrant shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Delaware without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule (whether of the State of Delaware or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of laws of any jurisdiction other than those of the State of Delaware.
 
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20.
Submission to Jurisdiction. Any legal suit, action or proceeding arising out of or based upon this Warrant or the transactions contemplated hereby may be instituted in the federal courts of the United States of America or the Chancery Court of the State of Delaware in each case located in the city of Wilmington, and each party irrevocably submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts in any such suit, action or proceeding. Service of process, summons, notice or other document by certified or registered mail to such party’s address set forth herein shall be effective service of process for any suit, action or other proceeding brought in any such court. The parties irrevocably and unconditionally waive any objection to the laying of venue of any suit, action or any proceeding in such courts and irrevocably waive and agree not to plead or claim in any such court that any such suit, action or proceeding brought in any such court has been brought in an inconvenient forum.
 
21.
Waiver of Jury Trial. Each party acknowledges and agrees that any controversy which may arise under this Warrant is likely to involve complicated and difficult issues and, therefore, each such party irrevocably and unconditionally waives any right it may have to a trial by jury in respect of any legal action arising out of or relating to this Warrant or the transactions contemplated hereby.
 
22.
Counterparts. This Warrant may be executed in counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original, but all of which together shall be deemed to be one and the same agreement. A signed copy of this Warrant delivered by facsimile, e-mail or other means of electronic transmission shall be deemed to have the same legal effect as delivery of an original signed copy of this Warrant.
 
23.
No Strict Construction. This Warrant shall be construed without regard to any presumption or rule requiring construction or interpretation against the party drafting an instrument or causing any instrument to be drafted.
 

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Company has duly executed this Warrant as of the Original Issue Date.
 

NN, INC.





By:



Name:


Title:





AGREED AND ACCEPTED:







[OAKTREE]









By:




Name:




Title:





Signature Page to Common Stock Warrant


EXHIBIT A
 
NOTICE OF EXERCISE
 
To: NN, INC.
 
Reference is made to that certain Common Stock Warrant (the “Warrant”) issued by NN, Inc. (the “Company”) on March 3, 2023. Capitalized terms used but not otherwise defined herein shall the respective meanings give thereto in the Warrant.
 

(1)
The undersigned Holder of the Warrant hereby elects to exercise the Warrant for Warrant Shares, subject to (check one):
 

delivery of the aggregate Exercise Price for the Warrant Shares as to which the Warrant is so exercised; or
 
 
tender of Warrant Shares pursuant to the cashless exercise provisions of Section 3(g) of the Warrant.
 
The undersigned Holder hereby instructs the Company to issue the applicable number of Warrant Shares, or the net number of shares of Common Stock issuable upon exercise of the Warrant pursuant to the cashless exercise provisions of Section 3(g) of the Warrant, in the name of the undersigned Holder.
 

(2)
The undersigned Holder hereby represents and warrants to the Company that, as of the date hereof:
 

a)
Experience; Accredited Investor Status. The Holder (i) is an accredited investor as that term is defined in Rule 501 of Regulation D promulgated under the Act, (ii) is capable of evaluating the merits and risks of its investment in the Company, (iii) has the capacity to protect its own interests, and (iv) has the financial ability to bear the economic risk of its investment in the Company.
 

b)
Company Information. The Holder has been provided access to all information regarding the business and financial condition of the Company, its expected plans for future business activities, material contracts, intellectual property, and the merits and risks of its purchase of the Warrant Shares, which it has requested or otherwise needs to evaluate an investment in the Warrant Shares. It has had an opportunity to discuss the Company’s business, management and financial affairs with directors, officers and management of the Company and has had the opportunity to review the Company’s operations and facilities. It has also had the opportunity to ask questions of, and receive answers from, the Company and its management regarding the terms and conditions of this investment and all such questions have been answered to its satisfaction.
 

c)
Investment. The Holder has not been formed solely for the purpose of making this investment and is acquiring the Warrant Shares for investment for its own account, not as a nominee or agent, and not with the view to, or for resale in connection with, any distribution of any part thereof. It understands that the Warrant Shares have not been registered under the Act or applicable state and other securities laws and are being issued by reason of a specific exemption from the registration provisions of the Act and applicable state and other securities laws, the availability of which depends upon, among other things, the bona fide nature of the investment intent and the accuracy of its representations as expressed herein.
 

d)
Transfer Restrictions. The Holder acknowledges and understands that (i) transfers of the Warrant Shares are subject to transfer restrictions under the federal securities laws and (ii) it may have to bear the economic risk of this investment for an indefinite period of time unless the Warrant Shares are subsequently registered under the Securities Act and applicable state and other securities laws or unless an exemption from such registration is available.
 

Name of Registered Owner:
 
Signature of Authorized Signatory of Registered Owner:
 
Name of Authorized Signatory:
 
Title of Authorized Signatory:
 
Date:
 

EXHIBIT B
 
ASSIGNMENT FORM
 
(To assign the foregoing Warrant, execute this form and supply required information. Do not use this form to purchase shares.)
 
FOR VALUE RECEIVED, the foregoing Warrant and all rights evidenced thereby are hereby assigned to
 
Name:
 

(Please Print)
Address:
 
 
(Please Print)
Dated:
 
Holder’s Signature:
 
Holder’s Address:
 




Exhibit 10.1

Execution Version

AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO TERM LOAN CREDIT AGREEMENT
 
This AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO TERM LOAN CREDIT AGREEMENT, dated as of March 3, 2023 (this “Amendment”), is entered into by and among NN, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Borrower”), each other Loan Party party hereto, each Lender (as defined below) party hereto and Oaktree Fund Administration, LLC, as administrative agent and collateral agent (the “Administrative Agent”).
 
RECITALS
 
WHEREAS, the Borrower, the lenders party thereto from time to time (collectively, the “Lenders” and, individually, each a “Lender”) and the Administrative Agent are parties to that certain Term Loan Credit Agreement, dated as of March 22, 2021 and amended by that certain Amendment No. 1 to Term Loan Agreement, dated as of March 3, 2022 (and as further amended, restated, amended and restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time prior to the date hereof, the “Credit Agreement” and the Credit Agreement, after giving effect to the effectiveness of this Amendment, the “Amended Credit Agreement”);
 
WHEREAS, the Borrower has requested that the Lenders agree to amend certain provisions of the Credit Agreement as provided for herein; and
 
WHEREAS, the Lenders are willing to agree to such amendment to the Credit Agreement.
 
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the covenants and agreements contained herein, as well as other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the parties hereto hereby agree as follows:
 
SECTION 1.   Defined Terms. Capitalized terms used but not defined herein shall have the meanings assigned to such terms in the Credit Agreement.
 
SECTION 2.          Amendments.
 
(a)          Each of the Loan Parties, the Lenders and the Administrative Agent agrees that the Credit Agreement shall be amended on the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date to (i) delete from the Credit Agreement the stricken text (indicated textually in the same manner as the following example: stricken text) and add to the Credit Agreement the double-underlined text (indicated textually in the same manner as the following example: double-underlined text) as set forth in Annex I attached hereto, (ii) replace the form of Committed Loan Notice attached to the Credit Agreement as Exhibit A with the amended form of Committed Loan Notice attached hereto in Annex II, (iii) replace the form of Compliance Certificate attached to the Credit Agreement as Exhibit D with the amended form of Compliance Certificate attached hereto in Annex III and (iv) replace Schedule 5.04 of the Credit Agreement with the Schedule 5.04 attached hereto in Annex IV.
 
(b)            The Credit Agreement, Exhibits and Schedules, as amended pursuant to Section 2(a), are hereby ratified, approved and confirmed in each and every respect by all parties hereto. The rights and obligations of the parties to the Credit Agreement with respect to the period prior to the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date shall not be affected by such amendment.
 

SECTION 3.          Existing Eurodollar Rate Loans. Notwithstanding anything herein or in Annex hereto to the contrary, any Eurodollar Rate Loan outstanding as of the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date (an “Existing Eurodollar Rate Loan”) shall remain a loan which pays interest with reference to the applicable Eurodollar Rate (without giving effect to the changes to the Credit Agreement made by this Amendment) until the end of the current Interest Period applicable thereto and, upon the expiration of such current Interest Period, shall be automatically converted to Adjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans in the amount of such Existing Eurodollar Rate Loan with an Interest Period of one (1) month (the “SOFR Conversion”).  Subject to the SOFR Conversion, all other terms and conditions set forth in the Amended Credit Agreement with respect to Adjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans shall apply to such “Eurodollar Rate Loans” (as such term is used in the Credit Agreement), mutatis mutandis.
 
SECTION 4.      Conditions to Effectiveness. This Amendment shall become effective upon satisfaction (or effective waiver) of the following conditions precedent (such date, the “Amendment No. 2 Effective Date”):
 
(a)            The Administrative Agent shall have received from the Borrower, each other Loan Party and each Lender an executed counterpart of this Amendment (or photocopies thereof sent by fax, pdf or other electronic means, each of which shall be enforceable with the same effect as a signed original).
 
(b)          The Administrative Agent shall have received from the Borrower and executed copy of that certain Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement, dated as of the date hereof (the “ABL Amendment”), duly executed by the Borrower, each other loan party thereto, and the ABL Administrative Agent, which such amendment shall be in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.
 
(c)          After giving effect to this Amendment, the representations and warranties contained in each of the Loan Documents are true and correct in all material respects on and as of the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date (or to the extent such representations and warranties specifically relate to an earlier date, on and as of such earlier date).
 
(d)            No Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing after giving effect to this Amendment.
 
(e)            The Administrative Agent shall have received reimbursement or payment of all fees and expenses required to be reimbursed or paid hereunder or under any other Loan Document or otherwise agreed to in writing to be paid (including the reasonable and documented fees, charges and disbursements of Milbank LLP, as counsel to the Administrative Agent), in each case, on or prior to the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date, in the case of reimbursement of expenses, to the extent invoiced at least three (3) Business Days prior to the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date (or such later date as the Borrower may agree).
 
SECTION 5.          Consent to ABL Amendment.  Notwithstanding anything in the Amended Credit Agreement or the Intercreditor Agreement to the contrary, the Administrative Agent hereby consents to the amendment, supplementation, and modification of the ABL Credit Agreement pursuant to the ABL Amendment.
 
SECTION 6.          Effects on Loan Documents.
 
(a)         From and after the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date, each reference in the Amended Credit Agreement to “this Agreement,” “hereunder,” “hereof” or words of like import shall, unless expressly provided otherwise, mean and be a reference to the Amended Credit Agreement and each reference in each other Loan Document to the Credit Agreement (including by means of words like “thereunder,” “thereof” and words of like import) shall, unless expressly provided otherwise, mean and be a reference to the Amended Credit Agreement.
 
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(b)          Except as expressly set forth herein, each and every term, condition, obligation, covenant and agreement contained in the Credit Agreement or any other provision of either such agreement or any other Loan Document is hereby ratified and re-affirmed in all respects and shall continue in full force and effect and each Loan Party reaffirms its obligations under each of the Loan Documents to which it is party (including, for the avoidance of doubt, the Guaranty Agreement), and confirms that all obligations of such Loan Party under the Loan Documents to which such Loan Party is a party shall continue to apply to the Amended Credit Agreement.
 
(c)            Except as expressly amended hereby, all Loan Documents shall continue to be in full force and effect and are hereby in all respects ratified and confirmed.
 
(d)          The execution, delivery and effectiveness of this Amendment shall not operate as a waiver of any right, power or remedy of any Lender, the Administrative Agent or any other Secured Party under any of the Loan Documents, nor constitute a waiver of any provision of the Loan Documents or in any way limit, impair or otherwise affect the rights and remedies of the Administrative Agent, the Lenders or any of the other Secured Parties under the Loan Documents.
 
(e)            The other parties hereto hereby acknowledge and agree that, from and after the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date, this Amendment shall constitute a Loan Document for all purposes of the Amended Credit Agreement.
 
SECTION 7.      GOVERNING LAW. THIS AMENDMENT AND ANY CLAIMS, CONTROVERSY, DISPUTE OR CAUSE OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT OR OTHERWISE) BASED UPON, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AMENDMENT AND THE TRANSACTIONS CONTEMPLATED HEREBY SHALL BE GOVERNED BY, AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAW OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK.
 
SECTION 8.           Miscellaneous.
 
(a)             This Amendment is binding and enforceable as of the date hereof against each party hereto and its successors and permitted assigns.
 
(b)             This Amendment may be executed in one or more counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original, but all of which together shall constitute one and the same instrument. Delivery of an executed signature page of this Amendment by facsimile or other electronic mail transmission shall be effective as delivery of a manually executed counterpart hereof. A set of the copies of this Amendment signed by all the parties shall be lodged with the Administrative Agent. Each party hereto agrees that the words “execution,” “signed,” “signature,” “delivery,” and words of like import in or relating to this Amendment shall be deemed to include electronic signatures or the keeping of electronic records in electronic form, each of which shall be of the same legal effect, validity or enforceability as a manually executed signature or the use of a paper-based recordkeeping system, as the case may be, to the extent and as provided for in any applicable law, including the Federal Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act, the New York State Electronic Signatures and Records Act, or any other similar state laws based on the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act.
 
(c)            If any provision of this Amendment is held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, (x) the legality, validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions of this Amendment shall not be affected or impaired thereby and (y) the parties shall endeavor in good faith negotiations to replace the illegal, invalid or unenforceable provisions with valid provisions the economic effect of which comes as close as possible to that of the illegal, invalid or unenforceable provisions. The invalidity of a provision in a particular jurisdiction shall not invalidate or render unenforceable such provision in any other jurisdiction.

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(d)            Each of the parties hereto hereby agrees that Sections 10.14 and 10.15 of the Credit Agreement are incorporated by reference herein, mutatis mutandis, and shall have the same force and effect with respect to this Amendment as if originally set forth herein.
 
(e)          Section headings herein are included herein for convenience of reference only and shall not constitute a part hereof for any other purpose or be given any substantive effect.
 
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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Amendment to be duly executed and delivered by their respective proper and duly authorized officers as of the day and year first above written.
 
 
NN, INC., as the Borrower
   
 
By:
/s/ Michael Felcher
 
 
Name:
Michael Felcher
 
Title:
Senior Vice President and
   
Chief Financial Officer

[Amendment No. 2 to Credit Agreement]


 
The following other Loan Parties:
   
 
Industrial Molding Corporation
 
Whirlaway Corporation
 
PNC Acquisition Company, Inc.
 
PMC USA Acquisition Company, Inc.
 
PMC Acquisition Company, Inc.
 
NN Precision Plastics, Inc.
 
Caprock Manufacturing, Inc.
 
Caprock Enclosures, LLC
 
Brainin-Advance Industries LLC
 
Wauconda Tool & Engineering LLC
 
General Metal Finishing LLC
 
Advanced Precision Products, Inc.
 
HowesTemco, LLC
 
Premco, Inc.
 
Profiles, Incorporated
 
Holmed, LLC
 
Southern California Technical Arts, Inc.
 
Autocam Corporation
 
Autocam-Pax, Inc.
 
Polymetallurgical LLC
 
NN Power Solutions Holdings, LLC
 
NN Power Solutions, LLC
   
 
By:
/s/ Michael Felcher
 
 
Name:
Michael Felcher
 
Title:
Vice President and Treasurer

[Amendment No. 2 to Credit Agreement]


 
OAKTREE FUND ADMINISTRATION, LLC,
 
as the Administrative Agent
   
 
By:
Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.
 
Its:
Managing Member
     
 
By:
/s/ Raghav Khanna
 
 
Name:
Raghav Khanna
 
Title:
Managing Director
     
 
By:
/s/ Mary Gallegly
 
 
Name:
Mary Gallegly
 
Title:
Managing Director

[Amendment No. 2 to Credit Agreement]


 
Oaktree-Forrest Multi-Strategy, LLC
   
 
By:
Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.
 
Its:
Manager
     
 
By:
/s/ Raghav Khanna
 
Name
Raghav Khanna
 
Title:
Managing Director
     
 
By:
/s/ Mary Gallegly
 
Name
Mary Gallegly
 
Title:
Managing Director
     
 
Oaktree-TBMR Strategic Credit Fund F, LLC
   
 
By:
Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.
 
Its:
Manager
     
 
By:
/s/ Raghav Khanna
 
Name
Raghav Khanna
 
Title:
Managing Director
     
 
By:
/s/ Mary Gallegly
 
Name
Mary Gallegly
 
Title:
Managing Director
     
 
Oaktree-TBMR Strategic Credit Fund C, LLC
   
 
By:
Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.
 
Its:
Manager
     
 
By:
/s/ Raghav Khanna
 
Name
Raghav Khanna
 
Title:
Managing Director
     
 
By:
/s/ Mary Gallegly
 
Name
Mary Gallegly
 
Title:
Managing Director

[Amendment No. 2 to Credit Agreement]


 
Oaktree-TBMR Strategic Credit Fund G, LLC
   
 
By:
Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.
 
Its:
Manager
     
 
By:
/s/ Raghav Khanna
 
Name
Raghav Khanna
 
Title:
Managing Director
     
 
By:
/s/ Mary Gallegly
 
Name
Mary Gallegly
 
Title:
Managing Director
     
 
Oaktree-TSE 16 Strategic Credit, LLC
   
 
By:
Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.
 
Its:
Manager
     
 
By:
/s/ Raghav Khanna
 
Name
Raghav Khanna
 
Title:
Managing Director
     
 
By:
/s/ Mary Gallegly
 
Name
Mary Gallegly
 
Title:
Managing Director
     
 
Oaktree-TCDRS Strategic Credit, LLC
   
 
By:
Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.
 
Its:
Manager
     
 
By:
/s/ Raghav Khanna
 
Name
Raghav Khanna
 
Title:
Managing Director
     
 
By:
/s/ Mary Gallegly
 
Name
Mary Gallegly
 
Title:
Managing Director

[Amendment No. 2 to Credit Agreement]


 
Oaktree-MINN Strategic Credit, LLC
   
 
By:
Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.
 
Its:
Manager
     
 
By:
/s/ Raghav Khanna
 
Name
Raghav Khanna
 
Title:
Managing Director
     
 
By:
/s/ Mary Gallegly
 
Name
Mary Gallegly
 
Title:
Managing Director
     
 
Exelon Strategic Credit Holdings, LLC
   
 
By:
Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.
 
Its:
Manager
     
 
By:
/s/ Raghav Khanna
 
Name
Raghav Khanna
 
Title:
Managing Director
     
 
By:
/s/ Mary Gallegly
 
Name
Mary Gallegly
 
Title:
Managing Director
     
 
INPRS Strategic Credit Holdings, LLC
   
 
By:
Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.
 
Its:
Manager
     
 
By:
/s/ Raghav Khanna
 
Name
Raghav Khanna
 
Title:
Managing Director
     
 
By:
/s/ Mary Gallegly
 
Name
Mary Gallegly
 
Title:
Managing Director

[Amendment No. 2 to Credit Agreement]


 
Oaktree-NGP Strategic Credit, LLC
   
 
By:
Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.
 
Its:
Manager
     
 
By:
/s/ Raghav Khanna
 
Name
Raghav Khanna
 
Title:
Managing Director
     
 
By:
/s/ Mary Gallegly
 
Name
Mary Gallegly
 
Title:
Managing Director
     
 
OSI 2 Senior Lending SPV, LLC
   
 
By:
Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation
 
Its:
Managing Member
     
 
By:
Oaktree Fund Advisors, LLC
 
Its:
Investment Manager
     
 
By:
/s/ Raghav Khanna
 
Name
Raghav Khanna
 
Title:
Managing Director
     
 
By:
/s/ Mary Gallegly
 
Name
Mary Gallegly
 
Title:
Managing Director
     
 
Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation
   
 
By:
Oaktree Fund Advisors, LLC
 
Its:
Investment Manager
     
 
By:
/s/ Raghav Khanna
 
Name
Raghav Khanna
 
Title:
Managing Director
     
 
By:
/s/ Mary Gallegly
 
Name
Mary Gallegly
 
Title:
Managing Director

[Amendment No. 2 to Credit Agreement]


 
Oaktree GCP Fund Delaware Holdings, L.P.
   
 
By:
Oaktree Global Credit Plus Fund GP, L.P.
 
Its:
General Partner
     
 
By:
Oaktree Global Credit Plus Fund GP Ltd.
 
Its:
General Partner
     
 
By:
Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.
 
Its:
Director
     
 
By:
/s/ Raghav Khanna
 
Name
Raghav Khanna
 
Title:
Managing Director
     
 
By:
/s/ Mary Gallegly
 
Name
Mary Gallegly
 
Title:
Managing Director
     
 
Oaktree Gilead Investment Fund AIF (Delaware), L.P.
   
 
By:
Oaktree Fund AIF Series, L.P. – Series T
 
Its:
General Partner
     
 
By:
Oaktree Fund GP AIF, LLC
 
Its:
Managing Member
     
 
By:
Oaktree Fund GP III, L.P.
 
Its:
Managing Member
     
 
By:
/s/ Raghav Khanna
 
Name
Raghav Khanna
 
Title:
Authorized Signatory
     
 
By:
/s/ Mary Gallegly
 
Name
Mary Gallegly
 
Title:
Authorized Signatory

[Amendment No. 2 to Credit Agreement]


 
Oaktree Huntington-GCF Investment Fund (Direct Lending AIF), L.P.
   
 
By:
Oaktree Huntington-GCF Investment Fund (Direct Lending AIF) GP, L.P.
 
Its:
General Partner
     
 
By:
Oaktree Huntington-GCF Investment Fund (Direct Lending AIF) GP, LLC
 
Its:
Managing Member
     
 
By:
Oaktree Fund GP III, L.P.
 
Its:
Managing Member
     
 
By:
/s/ Raghav Khanna
 
Name
Raghav Khanna
 
Title:
Authorized Signatory
     
 
By:
/s/ Mary Gallegly
 
Name
Mary Gallegly
 
Title:
Authorized Signatory

[Amendment No. 2 to Credit Agreement]


Annex I

Amended Credit Agreement
 

Amended Credit Agreement
Conformed through Amendment No. 12 to Credit Agreement dated as of March 3, 20223


TERM LOAN CREDIT AGREEMENT

Dated as of March 22, 2021 among

NN, INC.,
as the Borrower and

OAKTREE FUND ADMINISTRATION, LLC,
as Administrative Agent


TABLE OF CONTENTS

   
Page
     
ARTICLE I
DEFINITIONS AND ACCOUNTING TERMS
 
1.01
Defined Terms
1
1.02
Other Interpretive Provisions
46
1.03
Accounting Terms
47
1.04
Rounding
48
1.05
Times of Day; Rates
48
1.06
Currency Equivalents Generally
48
1.07
Effect of Benchmark Transition Event
48
1.08
Divisions
50
     
ARTICLE II
THE COMMITMENTS AND BORROWINGS
 
2.01
The Loans
750
2.02
Borrowings, Conversions and Continuations of Loans
751
2.03
[Reserved]
52
2.04
[Reserved]
52
2.05
Prepayments
52
2.06
[Reserved]
356
2.07
Repayment of Loans
356
2.08
Interest
57
2.09
Fees
58
2.10
Computation of Interest and Fees; Retroactive Adjustments of Applicable Rate
558
2.11
Evidence of Debt
559
2.12
Payments Generally; Administrative Agent’s Clawback
559
2.13
Sharing of Payments by Lenders
761
2.14
[Reserved]
862
2.15
Defaulting Lenders
862
2.16
Incremental Credit Extensions
63
     
ARTICLE III
TAXES, YIELD PROTECTION AND ILLEGALITY
 
3.01
Taxes
66
3.02
Illegality
771
3.03
Inability to Determine Rates
872

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3.04
Increased Costs; Reserves on EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans
73
3.05
Compensation for Losses
74
3.06
Mitigation Obligations; Replacement of Lenders
75
     
ARTICLE IV
CONDITIONS PRECEDENT TO CLOSING AND BORROWING
 
4.01
Conditions of Closing and Initial Borrowing
76
     
ARTICLE V
REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
 
5.01
Corporate Existence; Subsidiaries; Foreign Qualification
80
5.02
Corporate Authority
81
5.03
Governmental Authorization; Other Consents
81
5.04
Litigation and Administrative Proceedings
882
5.05
Title to Assets
82
5.06
Liens and Security Interests
82
5.07
Tax Returns
82
5.08
Environmental Laws
82
5.09
Locations
83
5.10
[Reserved]
83
5.11
Employee Benefits Plans
83
5.12
Consents or Approvals
83
5.13
Solvency
83
5.14
Financial Statements; No Material Adverse Effect
83
5.15
Regulations
8084
5.16
[Reserved]
84
5.17
Intellectual Property
84
5.18
Insurance
84
5.19
[Reserved]
84
5.20
Labor Matters
84
5.21
Sanctions; Anti-Money Laundering Laws; Anti-Corruption Laws
84
5.22
Certain Treasury Regulation Matters
85
5.23
[Reserved]
826
5.24
Accurate and Complete Statements
826
5.25
Investment Company
86
5.26
Defaults
86
5.27
Senior Debt Status
86

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ARTICLE VI
AFFIRMATIVE COVENANTS
 
6.01
Financial Statements
86
6.02
Certificates; Other Information
87
6.03
Notices
90
6.04
Payment of Taxes and Other Obligations
91
6.05
Preservation of Existence, Etc.
91
6.06
[Reserved]
91
6.07
Maintenance of Insurance
91
6.08
Compliance with Laws
92
6.09
Books and Records
993
6.10
Inspection Rights
93
6.11
Use of Proceeds
93
6.12
Covenant to Guarantee Obligations and Give Security
93
6.13
Compliance with Environmental Laws
97
6.14
Regarding Collateral
97
6.15
[Reserved]
948
6.16
Further Assurances
98
6.17
Post-Closing Matters
98
     
ARTICLE VII
NEGATIVE COVENANTS
 
7.01
Liens
98
7.02
Indebtedness
101
7.03
Investments and Acquisitions
103
7.04
Fundamental Changes
106
7.05
Dispositions
107
7.06
Restricted Payments
108
7.07
Changes in the Nature of Business
109
7.08
Transactions with Affiliates
109
7.09
Burdensome Agreements
109
7.10
Use of Proceeds
110
7.11
Amendments to Organization Documents
110
7.12
Accounting Changes
110
7.13
Sanctions; Anti-Corruption Laws
110
7.14
Financial Covenants
111
7.15
Restrictions Pertaining to Certain Indebtedness
112

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ARTICLE VIII
EVENTS OF DEFAULT AND REMEDIES
 
8.01
Events of Default
112
8.02
Remedies upon Event of Default
115
8.03
Application of Funds
115
8.04
Cure Right
116
     
ARTICLE IX
ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT
 
9.01
Appointment of the Administrative Agent
117
9.02
Nature of Duties of the Administrative Agent
118
9.03
Lack of Reliance on the Administrative Agent
118
9.04
Certain Rights of the Administrative Agent
118
9.05
Reliance by the Administrative Agent
119
9.06
The Administrative Agent in its Individual Capacity
119
9.07
Successor Administrative Agent
119
9.08
Withholding Tax
5120
9.09
The Administrative Agent May File Proofs of Claim; Credit Bidding
120
9.10
Authorization to Execute Other Loan Documents
122
9.11
Collateral and Guaranty Matters
7122
9.12
[Reserved]
123
9.13
Right to Realize on Collateral and Enforce Guarantee
8123
     
ARTICLE X
MISCELLANEOUS
 
10.01
Amendments, Etc.
123
10.02
Notices; Effectiveness; Electronic Communications
126
10.03
No Waiver; Cumulative Remedies; Enforcement
127
10.04
Expenses; Indemnity; Damage Waiver
128
10.05
Payments Set Aside
130
10.06
Successors and Assigns
130
10.07
Treatment of Certain Information; Confidentiality
135
10.08
Right of Setoff
136
10.09
Interest Rate Limitation
136
10.10
Counterparts; Integration; Effectiveness
137
10.11
Survival of Representations and Warranties
137
10.12
Severability
137
10.13
Replacement of Lenders
137

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10.14
Governing Law; Jurisdiction; Etc.
138
10.15
WAIVER OF JURY TRIAL
139
10.16
No Advisory or Fiduciary Responsibility
140
10.17
Electronic Execution of Assignments and Certain Other Documents
140
10.18
USA PATRIOT Act
141
10.19
Inconsistencies with Other Documents
141
10.20
Acknowledgment and Consent to Bail-In of Affected Financial Institutions
141
10.21
Acknowledgement Regarding Any Supported QFCs
142

SCHEDULES
     
 
1.01
Material Real Property
 
1.02
Series D Preferred Stock
 
2.01
Commitments and Applicable Percentages
 
5.01
Corporate Existence; Subsidiaries
 
5.04
Litigation and Administrative Procedures
 
5.045
Real Property
 
5.09
Locations
 
5.17
Intellectual Property
 
5.18
Insurance
 
5.23
Deposit Accounts
 
6.17
Post-Closing Matters
 
7.01
Existing Liens
 
7.02
Existing Indebtedness
 
7.03
Existing Investments
 
10.02
Administrative Agent’s Office, Certain Addresses for Notices

EXHIBITS
 
 
Form of
     
 
A
Committed Loan Notice
 
B
Assignment and Assumption
 
C
Term Note
 
D
Compliance Certificate
 
E
ABL Intercreditor Agreement
 
F-1
U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate (Non-Partnership Foreign Lenders)
 
F-2
U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate (Non-Partnership Foreign Participants)
 
F-3
U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate (Foreign Participant Partnerships)
 
F-4
U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate (Foreign Lender Partnerships)

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CREDIT AGREEMENT

This TERM LOAN CREDIT AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”) is entered into as of March 22, 2021, among NN, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Borrower”), each lender from time to time party hereto (collectively, the “Lenders” and each individually, a “Lender”), and OAKTREE FUND ADMINISTRATION, LLC, as Administrative Agent (the “Administrative Agent”).
 
PRELIMINARY STATEMENTS:
 
WHEREAS, the Borrower has request that, upon the satisfaction in full of the applicable conditions precedent set forth in Article IV below, the applicable Lenders make term loans to the Borrower in an aggregate principal amount of $150,000,000 on the Closing Date (as hereinafter defined), the proceeds of which shall be used to repay, redeem, defease, discharge or terminate the Borrower’s outstanding obligations under the Existing Credit Agreement (as hereinafter defined);
 
WHEREAS, each Loan Party (as hereinafter defined) desires to secure all of the Obligations (as hereinafter defined) under the Loan Documents (as hereinafter defined) by granting to the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Lenders, a security interest in certain property of such Loan Party, subject to the limitations described herein and in the Collateral Documents (as hereinafter defined); and
 
WHEREAS, the Lenders are willing to extend such credit to the Borrower on the terms and subject to the conditions set forth herein.
 
NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants and agreements herein contained, the parties hereto covenant and agree as follows:
 
ARTICLE I
DEFINITIONS AND ACCOUNTING TERMS
 
1.01Defined Terms. As used in this Agreement, the following terms shall have the meanings set forth below:
 
ABL Administrative Agent” means JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., in its capacity as administrative agent under the ABL Credit Agreement, and any applicable successors or assigns in such capacity.
 
ABL Credit Agreement” means the Credit Agreement dated as of the Closing Date, by and among the Borrower, the ABL Lenders and the ABL Administrative Agent, as the same may be amended, restated, supplemented, refinanced, replaced or otherwise modified from time to time in accordance with the ABL Intercreditor Agreement.
 
ABL Facility” means any “ABL Facility” under and as defined in the ABL Intercreditor Agreement.
 

ABL Intercreditor Agreement” means the intercreditor agreement dated as of the date hereof, between the Administrative Agent and the ABL Administrative Agent substantially in the form of Exhibit E hereto.
 
ABL Lenders” means the “Lenders” under and as defined in the ABL Credit Agreement.
 
ABL Loan Documents” means the ABL Credit Agreement and all security and other collateral or other documents related thereto or entered into in connection therewith that are deemed to be “Loan Documents” under the ABL Credit Agreement.
 
ABL Obligations” means the Obligations, under and as defined in the ABL Credit Agreement.
 
ABL Priority Collateral” has the meaning specified in the ABL Intercreditor Agreement.
 
ABL Revolving Credit Commitments” means the Commitments, under and as defined in the ABL Credit Agreement.
 
ABL Revolving Loans” means the Loans, under and as defined in the ABL Credit Agreement.
 
Acquisition” means any transaction or series of related transactions for the purpose of or resulting, directly or indirectly, in (a) the acquisition of all or substantially all of the assets of any Person, or any business or division of any Person, (b) the acquisition of in excess of 50% of the Equity Interests of any Person, or (c) the acquisition of another Person by a merger, consolidation, amalgamation or any other combination with such Person.
 
Additional Lender” means, at any time, any bank, financial institution or other institutional lender or investor that, in any case, is not an existing Lender and that agrees to provide any portion of any Incremental Facility in accordance with Section 2.16.
 
Administrative Agent” means Oaktree Fund Administration, LLC in its capacity as administrative agent under any of the Loan Documents, or any successor administrative agent.
 
“Adjusted Term SOFR Rate” means, for any Interest Period, the rate per annum equal to (a) Term SOFR for such Interest Period plus (b) the Term SOFR Adjustment for such Interest Period; provided that if Adjusted Term SOFR Rate as so determined shall ever be less than 1.00%, then Adjusted Term SOFR Rate shall be deemed to be 1.00%.
 
“Adjusted Term SOFR Rate Loan” means a Loan that bears interest at a rate determined by reference to the Adjusted Term SOFR Rate (other than by reason of clause (iii) of the definition of “Base Rate”).
 
Administrative Agent’s Office” means the Administrative Agent’s address and, as appropriate, account as set forth on Schedule 10.02, or such other address or account as the Administrative Agent may from time to time notify to the Borrower and the Lenders.
 
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Affected Financial Institution” means (a) any EEA Financial Institution or (b) any UK Financial Institution.
 
Affiliate” means, with respect to any Person, another Person that directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, Controls or is Controlled by or is under common Control with the Person specified.
 
Aggregate Commitments” means the Commitments of all the Lenders.
 
Agreement” has the meaning specified in the introductory paragraph hereto.
 
AHYDO Catch-up Payment”: with respect to Indebtedness that would constitute an applicable high yield debt obligation pursuant to Section 163(i) of the Code but for such AHYDO Catch-Up Payment and solely with respect to any associated interest payment date occurring on or after the fifth anniversary of the issuance of such Indebtedness, and each interest payment date thereafter, excluding the interest payment date that falls on the maturity date of such Indebtedness, the amount of payment required for such Indebtedness not to be treated as having a “significant original issue discount” within the meaning of Section 163(i)(2) of the Code.
 
“Amendment No. 1” means that certain Amendment No. 1 to this Agreement, dated as of March 3, 2022 among the Borrower, each other Loan Party thereto, each Lender party thereto and Oaktree Fund Administration, LLC, as administrative agent and collateral agent.
 
“Amendment No. 1 Effective Date” means March 3, 2022.
 
“Amendment No. 2” means that certain Amendment No. 2 to this Agreement, dated as of March 3, 2023 among the Borrower, each other Loan Party thereto, each Lender party thereto and Oaktree Fund Administration, LLC, as administrative agent and collateral agent.
 
“Amendment No. 2 Effective Date” means the date in which all of the conditions precedent in Section 3 of Amendment No. 2 are satisfied or waived in accordance with the terms thereof.
 
Anti-Corruption Laws” means the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977, the UK Bribery Act 2010, and any other laws or regulations concerning or relating to bribery or corruption.
 
Anti-Money Laundering Laws” means the Bank Secrecy Act, as amended by the PATRIOT Act, and any other laws or regulations concerning or relating to money laundering or terrorism financing.
 
Applicable Percentage” means in respect of the Term Facility, with respect to any Term Lender at any time, the percentage (carried out to the ninth decimal place) of the Term Facility represented by (i) such Term Lender’s Term Commitment at such time, subject to adjustment as provided in Section 2.15, plus (ii) the principal amount of such Term Lender’s Term Loans at such time. If the commitment of each Lender to make Loans has been terminated pursuant to Section 8.02, or if the Term Commitments have expired, then the Applicable Percentage of each Lender in respect of the Term Facility shall be determined based on the Applicable Percentage of such Lender in respect of the Term Facility most recently in effect, giving effect to any subsequent assignments. The initial Applicable Percentage of each Lender in respect of the Term Facility is set forth opposite the name of such Lender on Schedule 2.01 or in the Assignment and Assumption pursuant to which such Lender becomes a party hereto, as applicable.
 
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Applicable Rate” means, at any time, in respect of the Term Loans (A) 5.875% per annum for Base Rate Loans and (B) 6.875% per annum for EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans.
 
Appropriate Lender” means, at any time, with respect to the Term Facility, a Lender that has a Commitment with respect to the Term Facility or holds a Loan under the Term Facility at such time.
 
Approved Fund” means any Fund that is administered or managed by (a) a Lender, (b) an Affiliate of a Lender or (c) an entity or an Affiliate of an entity that administers or manages a Lender.
 
Assignment and Assumption” means an assignment and assumption entered into by a Lender and an Eligible Assignee (with the consent of any party whose consent is required by Section 10.06(b)), and accepted by the Administrative Agent, in substantially the form of Exhibit B or any other form (including electronic documentation generated by use of an electronic platform) approved by the Administrative Agent.
 
Attributable Indebtedness” means, on any date, (a) in respect of any Financing Lease Obligations of any Person, the capitalized amount thereof that would appear on a balance sheet of such Person prepared as of such date in accordance with GAAP, (b) in respect of any Synthetic Lease Obligation, the capitalized amount of the remaining lease or similar payments under the relevant lease or other applicable agreement or instrument that would appear on a balance sheet of such Person prepared as of such date in accordance with GAAP if such lease or other agreement or instrument were accounted for as a Financing Lease Obligations and (c) all Synthetic Debt of such Person.
 
Available Tenor” means, as of any date of determination and with respect to the then-current Benchmark, as applicable, any tenor for such Benchmark (or component thereof) or payment period for interest calculated with reference to such Benchmark (or component thereof), as applicable, that is or may be used for determining the length of an Interest Period pursuant to this Agreement as of such date and not including, for the avoidance of doubt, any tenor for such Benchmark that is then- removedthen-removed from the definition of “Interest Period” pursuant to Section 1.07(d).
 
Auction Agent” means (a) the Administrative Agent or (b) any other financial institution or advisor employed by the Borrower (whether or not an Affiliate of the Administrative Agent) to act as an arranger in connection with any Dutch Auction; provided that the Borrower shall not designate the Administrative Agent as the Auction Agent without the written consent of the Administrative Agent (it being understood that the Administrative Agent shall be under no obligation to agree to act as the Auction Agent); provided, further, that neither the Borrower nor any of its Affiliates may act as the Auction Agent.
 
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Audited Financial Statements” means the audited consolidated balance sheet of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries for the fiscal years ended December 31, 2018, December 31, 2019 and December 31, 2020, and the related consolidated statements of income or operations, shareholders’ equity and cash flows for such fiscal year of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, including the notes thereto.
 
Bail-In Action” means the exercise of any Write-Down and Conversion Powers by the applicable Resolution Authority in respect of any liability of an Affected Financial Institution.
 
Bail-In Legislation” means (a) with respect to any EEA Member Country implementing Article 55 of Directive 2014/59/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Union, the implementing law, regulation rule or requirement for such EEA Member Country from time to time that is described in the EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule and (b) with respect to the United Kingdom, Part I of the United Kingdom Banking Act 2009 (as amended from time to time) and any other law, regulation or rule applicable in the United Kingdom relating to the resolution of unsound or failing banks, investment firms or other financial institutions or their affiliates (other than through liquidation, administration or other insolvency proceedings).
 
Base Rateshall means, for any day, the highest of (i) the prime commercial lending rate published by the Wall Street Journal as the “prime rate,” (ii) the Federal Funds Rate, as in effect from time to time (which in no event shall be less than zero), plus one-half of one percent (0.50%) per annum, and (iii) the EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate determined on a daily basis for an Interest Period of one (1) month, plus one percent (1.00%) per annum (any changes in such rates to be effective as of the date of any change in such rate). The Administrative Agent may make commercial loans or other loans at rates of interest at, above, or below the Administrative Agent’s prime lending rate.
 
Base Rate Loan” means a Loan that bears interest based on the Base Rate.
 
Benchmark” means, initially, USD LIBORthe Term SOFR Reference Rate; provided that if a Benchmark Transition Event or an Early Opt-in Election, as applicable, and its related Benchmark Replacement Date havehas occurred with respect to USD LIBORthe Term SOFR Reference Rate or the then-current Benchmark, then “Benchmark” means the applicable Benchmark Replacement to the extent that such Benchmark Replacement has replaced such prior benchmark rate pursuant to Section 1.07(a).
 
Benchmark Replacement” means, for any Available Tenor, the first alternative set forth in the order below that can be determined by the Administrative Agent for the applicable Benchmark Replacement Date:
 
(1)the sum of: (a) TermDaily Simple SOFR and (b) the related Benchmark Replacement Adjustment;
 
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(2)the sum of: (a) Daily Simple SOFR and (b) the related Benchmark Replacement Adjustment;
 
(32)the sum of: (a) the alternate benchmark rate that has been selected by the Administrative Agent as the replacement for the then-current Benchmark for the applicable Corresponding Tenor giving due consideration to (i) any selection or recommendation of a replacement benchmark rate or the mechanism for determining such a rate by the Relevant Governmental Body or (ii) any evolving or then-prevailing market convention for determining a benchmark rate as a replacement for the then-current Benchmark for U.S. dollar-denominated syndicated or bilateral credit facilities at such time and (b) the related Benchmark Replacement Adjustment;
 
provided that, in the case of clause (1), such Unadjusted Benchmark Replacement is displayed on a screen or other information service that publishes such rate from time to time as selected by the Administrative Agent in its reasonable discretion. Ifif the Benchmark Replacement as determined pursuant to clause (1), or (2) or (3) above would be less than the Floor, the Benchmark Replacement will be deemed to be the Floor for the purposes of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents.
 
Benchmark Replacement Adjustment” means, with respect to any replacement of the then-current Benchmark with an Unadjusted Benchmark Replacement for any applicable Interest Period and Available Tenor for any setting of such Unadjusted Benchmark Replacement:
 
, the spread adjustment, or method for calculating or determining such spread adjustment, (which may be a positive or negative value or zero) that has been selected by (1)for purposes of clauses (1) and (2) of the definition of “Benchmark Replacement,” the first alternative set forth in the order below that can be determined by the Administrative Agent:
 
(a)the spread adjustment, or method for calculating or determining such spread adjustment, (which may be a positive or negative value or zero) as of the Reference Time such Benchmark Replacement is first set for such Interest Period that has been selected or recommended by the Relevant Governmental Body for the replacement of such Benchmark with the applicable Unadjusted Benchmark Replacement for the applicable Corresponding Tenor;
 
(b)the spread adjustment (which may be a positive or negative value or zero) as of the Reference Time such Benchmark Replacement is first set for such Interest Period that would apply to the fallback rate for a derivative transaction referencing the ISDA Definitions to be effective upon an index cessation event with respect to such Benchmark for the applicable Corresponding Tenor; and
 
(2)for purposes of clause (3) of the definition of “Benchmark Replacement,” the spread adjustment, or method for calculating or determining such spread adjustment, (which may be a positive or negative value or zero) that has been selected by thethe Administrative Agent for the applicable Corresponding Tenor giving due consideration to (i) any selection or recommendation of a spread adjustment, or method for calculating or determining such spread adjustment, for the replacement of such Benchmark with the applicable Unadjusted Benchmark Replacement by the Relevant Governmental Body on the applicable Benchmark Replacement Date or (ii) any evolving or then-prevailing market convention for determining a spread adjustment, or method for calculating or determining such spread adjustment, for the replacement of such Benchmark with the applicable Unadjusted Benchmark Replacement for U.S. dollar-denominated syndicated or bilateral credit facilities; at such time.
 
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provided that, in the case of clause (1) above, such adjustment is displayed on a screen or other information service that publishes such Benchmark Replacement Adjustment from time to time as selected by the Administrative Agent in its reasonable discretion.
 
Benchmark Replacement Conforming Changes” means, with respect to any Benchmark Replacement, any technical, administrative or operational changes (including changes to the definition of “Base Rate,” the definition of “Business Day,” the definition of “U.S. Government Securities Business Day,” the definition of “Interest Period,” timing and frequency of determining rates and making payments of interest, timing of borrowing requests or prepayment, conversion or continuation notices, length of lookback periods, the applicability of breakage provisions and other technical, administrative or operational matters) that the Administrative Agent decides may be appropriate to reflect the adoption and implementation of such Benchmark Replacement and to permit the administration thereof by the Administrative Agent in a manner substantially consistent with market practice (or, if the Administrative Agent decides that adoption of any portion of such market practice is not administratively feasible or if the Administrative Agent determines that no market practice for the administration of such Benchmark Replacement exists, in such other manner of administration as the Administrative Agent decides is reasonably necessary in connection with the administration of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents).
 
Benchmark Replacement Date” means the earliest to occur of the following events with respect to the then-current Benchmark:
 
(1)in the case of clause (1) or (2) of the definition of “Benchmark Transition Event,” the later of (a) the date of the public statement or publication of information referenced therein and (b) the date on which the administrator of such Benchmark (or the published component used in the calculation thereof) permanently or indefinitely ceases to provide all Available Tenors of such Benchmark (or such component thereof); or
 
(2)in the case of clause (3) of the definition of “Benchmark Transition Event,” the date of the public statement or publication of information referenced therein; or.
 
(3)in the case of an Early Opt-in Election, the sixth (6th) Business Day after the date notice of such Early Opt-in Election is provided to the Lenders, so long as the Administrative Agent has not received, by 5:00 p.m. (New York City time) on the fifth (5th) Business Day after the date notice of such Early Opt-in Election is provided to the Lenders, written notice of objection to such Early Opt-in Election from Lenders comprising the Required Lenders.
 
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For the avoidance of doubt, (i) if the event giving rise to the Benchmark Replacement Date occurs on the same day as, but earlier than, the Reference Time in respect of any determination, the Benchmark Replacement Date will be deemed to have occurred prior to the Reference Time for such determination and (ii) the “Benchmark Replacement Date” will be deemed to have occurred in the case of clause (1) or (2) with respect to any Benchmark upon the occurrence of the applicable event or events set forth therein with respect to all then-current Available Tenors of such Benchmark (or the published component used in the calculation thereof).
 
Benchmark Transition Event” means the occurrence of one or more of the following events with respect to the then-current Benchmark:
 
(1)a public statement or publication of information by or on behalf of the administrator of such Benchmark (or the published component used in the calculation thereof) announcing that such administrator has ceased or will cease to provide all Available Tenors of such Benchmark (or such component thereof), permanently or indefinitely, provided that, at the time of such statement or publication, there is no successor administrator that will continue to provide any Available Tenor of such Benchmark (or such component thereof);
 
(2)a public statement or publication of information by the regulatory supervisor for the administrator of such Benchmark (or the published component used in the calculation thereof), the FRB, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the Term SOFR Administrator, an insolvency official with jurisdiction over the administrator for such Benchmark (or such component), a resolution authority with jurisdiction over the administrator for such Benchmark (or such component) or a court or an entity with similar insolvency or resolution authority over the administrator for such Benchmark (or such component), which states that the administrator of such Benchmark (or such component) has ceased or will cease to provide all Available Tenors of such Benchmark (or such component thereof) permanently or indefinitely, provided that, at the time of such statement or publication, there is no successor administrator that will continue to provide any Available Tenor of such Benchmark (or such component thereof); or
 
(3)a public statement or publication of information by the regulatory supervisor for the administrator of such Benchmark (or the published component used in the calculation thereof) announcing that all Available Tenors of such Benchmark (or such component thereof) are no longer representative.
 
For the avoidance of doubt, a “Benchmark Transition Event” will be deemed to have occurred with respect to any Benchmark if a public statement or publication of information set forth above has occurred with respect to each then-current Available Tenor of such Benchmark (or the published component used in the calculation thereof).
 
Benchmark Unavailability Period” means the period (if any) (x) beginning at the time that a Benchmark Replacement Date pursuant to clauses (1) or (2) of that definition has occurred if, at such time, no Benchmark Replacement has replaced the then-current Benchmark for all purposes hereunder and under any Loan Document in accordance with Section 1.07 and (y) ending at the time that a Benchmark Replacement has replaced the then- currentthen-current Benchmark for all purposes hereunder and under any Loan Document in accordance with Section 1.07.
 
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BHC Act Affiliate” of a party shall mean an “affiliate” (as such term is defined under, and interpreted in accordance with, 12 U.S.C. 1841(k)) of such party.
 
Borrower” has the meaning specified in the introductory paragraph hereto.
 
Borrower Interim Financial Statements” has the meaning specified in Section 4.01(a)(x).
 
Borrower Materials” means materials and/or information provided by or on behalf of the Borrower to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders in connection with this Agreement.
 
Borrower Pro Forma Financial Statements” has the meaning specified in Section 4.01(a)(xi).
 
Borrowing” means a Term Borrowing.
 
Business Day” means any day other than a Saturday, Sunday or other day on which commercial banks are authorized or required to close under the Laws of, or are in fact closed in, the state of New York and, if such day relates to any Eurodollar Rate Loan, means; provided that, in addition to the foregoing, a Business Day shall be, in relation to Loans referencing Adjusted Term SOFR Rate and any interest rate settings, fundings, disbursements, settlements or payments of any such Loans referencing Adjusted Term SOFR or any other dealings of such Loans referencing Adjusted Term SOFR Rate, any such day that is also a London Bankingonly a U.S. Government Securities Business Day.
 
Capital Distribution” means a payment made, liability incurred or other consideration given by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries, for the purchase, acquisition, redemption, repurchase, payment, defeasance, cancellation, termination or retirement of any capital stock or other Equity Interest of the Borrower or such Subsidiary, as applicable, or as a dividend, return of capital or other distribution (other than any stock dividend, stock split or other equity distribution payable only in its common capital stock or other Equity Interests (other than Disqualified Equity Interests)) in respect of the Borrower’s or such Subsidiary’s (as the case may be) capital stock or other Equity Interest.
 
Capital Expenditures” means, with respect to any Person for any period, any expenditure in respect of the purchase or other acquisition of any fixed or capital asset (excluding normal replacements and maintenance that are properly charged to current operations).
 
Cash Equivalents” means any type of Investment permitted pursuant to Section 7.03(a)(ii).
 
CFC” means a “controlled foreign corporation” within the meaning of Section 957 of the Code in which any Loan Party is a United States shareholder within the meaning of Section 951(b) of the Code or from which any Loan Party directly or indirectly would reasonably be expected to receive income under Sections 951 through 965 of the Code.
 
Change in Control” means any of the following:
 
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(a)the acquisition of ownership or voting control, directly or indirectly, beneficially (within the meaning of Rules 13d-3 and 13d-5 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as then in effect) or of record, on or after the Closing Date, by any Person or group (within the meaning of Sections 13d and 14d of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as then in effect), of shares representing more than thirty-five percent (35%) of the aggregate ordinary Voting Power represented by the issued and outstanding capital stock of the Borrower;
 
(b)during any period of 12 consecutive months, a majority of the members of the board of directors or other equivalent governing body of the Borrower cease to be composed of individuals (i) who were members of that board or equivalent governing body on the first day of such period, (ii) whose election or nomination to that board or equivalent governing body was approved by individuals referred to in clause (i) above constituting at the time of such election or nomination at least a majority of that board or equivalent governing body or (iii) whose election or nomination to that board or other equivalent governing body was approved by individuals referred to in clauses (i) and (ii) above constituting at the time of such election or nomination at least a majority of that board or equivalent governing body;
 
(c)the Borrower shall cease to own, directly or indirectly, one hundred percent (100%) of the record and beneficial ownership of each other Loan Party; or
 
(d)the occurrence of a change in control, or other similar provision, as defined in the ABL Credit Agreement.
 
Change in Law” means the occurrence, after the date of this Agreement, of any of the following: (a) the adoption or taking effect of any law, rule, regulation or treaty, (b) any change in any law, rule, regulation or treaty or in the administration, interpretation, implementation or application thereof by any Governmental Authority or (c) the making or issuance of any request, rule, guideline or directive (whether or not having the force of law) by any Governmental Authority; provided that notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, (x) the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and all requests, rules, guidelines or directives thereunder or issued in connection therewith and (y) all requests, rules, guidelines or directives promulgated by the Bank for International Settlements, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (or any successor or similar authority) or the United States or foreign regulatory authorities, in each case pursuant to Basel III, shall in each case be deemed to be a “Change in Law,” regardless of the date enacted, adopted or issued.
 
Closing Date” means the first date all the conditions precedent in Section 4.01 are satisfied or waived in accordance with Section 10.01.
 
Code” means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended from time to time, as amended
 
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Collateral” means all of the “Collateral” and “Mortgaged Property” or other similar term referred to in the Collateral Documents and all of the other property that is or is intended under the terms of the Collateral Documents to be subject to Liens in favor of the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties.
 
Collateral Documents” means, collectively, the Security Agreement, the Intellectual Property Security Agreements, the Mortgages, each of the mortgages, collateral assignments, Security Agreement Supplement, security agreements, pledge agreements or other similar agreements delivered to the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 6.12, and each of the other agreements, instruments or documents that creates or purports to create a Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties.
 
Commitment” means any Term Commitment.
 
Committed Loan Notice” means a notice of (a) a Borrowing, (b) a conversion of Loans from one Type to the other, or (c) a continuation of EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans, pursuant to Section 2.02(a), which, if in writing, shall be substantially in the form of Exhibit A or such other form as may be approved by the Administrative Agent (including any form on an electronic platform or electronic transmission system, as shall be approved by the Administrative Agent), appropriately completed and signed by a Responsible Officer of the Borrower.
 
Commodity Exchange Act” means the Commodity Exchange Act (7 U.S.C. § 1 et seq.), as amended from time to time, and any successor statute.
 
Compliance Certificate” means a certificate substantially in the form of Exhibit D.
 
Connection Income Taxes” means Other Connection Taxes that are imposed on or measured by net income (however denominated) or that are franchise Taxes or branch profits Taxes.
 
Consolidated Depreciation and Amortization Charges” means, for any period, the aggregate of all depreciation and amortization charges for fixed assets, leasehold improvements and general intangibles (specifically including goodwill) of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries for such period, as determined on a consolidated basis and in accordance with GAAP.
 
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Consolidated EBITDA” means, for any period, as determined on a consolidated basis, Consolidated Net Earnings for such period, plus without duplication, the aggregate amounts deducted in determining such Consolidated Net Earnings in respect of: (i) Consolidated Interest Expense, (ii) Consolidated Income Tax Expense and distributions therefor, (iii) Consolidated Depreciation and Amortization Charges, (iv) non-cash charges, expenses, losses or other items; provided that if any such non-cash charges, expenses, losses or other items represent an accrual or reserve for potential cash items in any future period, the cash payment in respect thereof in such future period shall be subtracted from Consolidated Net Earnings, (v) (1) unusual non-cash gains not incurred in the ordinary course of business in an amount not to exceed $5,000,000 for the applicable period and/or (2) actual non- recurring non-cash restructuring charges in an amount not to exceed $7,500,000 in the aggregate over all periods, (vi) non-cash foreign exchange gains and losses with respect to intercompany loans, (vii) restructuring costs, charges and related items, integration costs, costs of strategic initiatives, business optimization expenses or costs (including relating to systems design, upgrade and implementation costs), retention, recruiting, relocation, signing and stay bonuses and expenses including payments made to employees or others who are subject to non-compete agreements, facility opening, pre-opening, closing and consolidation costs, contract termination costs and severance costs, (viii)(1) pro forma adjustments, including pro forma “run rate” cost savings, operating expense reductions and other synergies (in each case, net of amounts actually realized) related to the Transactions that are reasonably identifiable (as determined by the Borrower in good faith) and projected by the Borrower in good faith to result from actions (x) that have been taken or (y) with respect to which substantial steps have been taken or that are expected to be taken (in the good faith determination of the Borrower) within 12 months after the Closing Date and/or (2) pro forma adjustments, including pro forma “run rate” cost savings, operating expense reductions, operating improvements and other synergies (in each case net of amounts actually realized) related to any Acquisition or Disposition permitted pursuant to this Agreement or related to restructuring initiatives, cost savings initiatives, new projects and other initiatives that are reasonably identifiable (as determined by the Borrower in good faith) and projected by the Borrower in good faith to result from actions that have either been taken, with respect to which substantial steps have been taken or are that are expected to be taken within 12 months after the date of consummation of such Acquisition or Disposition or the commencement of such initiative, (ix) adjustments consistent with Regulation S-X, (x) other non-recurring or one-time expenses, accruals, payments and expenses (including rationalization, legal, tax, structuring and other costs and expenses) related to the Transactions, acquisitions, investments, dividends, restricted payments, dispositions, refinancings or issuances of debt or equity or related to any amendment, negotiation, forbearance, extension, modification or waiver in respect of the documentation (including the Loan Documents) governing such transactions (in each case, whether or not consummated), (xi) costs related to implementation of operational and reporting systems and technology initiatives, provided that that the amounts added to Consolidated EBITDA pursuant to the foregoing clauses (vii) through (xi) in any such period (other than with respect to (a) stock option and other equity based compensation expenses, (b) Transaction Costs and (c) Settlement Costs) shall not exceed, in the aggregate, 25% of Consolidated EBITDA for such period (calculated before giving effect to the adjustments set forth in clauses (vii) through (xi)), (xii) charges, losses or expenses to the extent paid for, reimbursed, indemnified or insured by a third party (or reasonably expected to be so paid or reimbursed within one (1) year after the end of such period), (xiii) proceeds of business interruption insurance to the extent not included in the calculation of Consolidated Net Earnings, (xiv) income attributable to non-controlling interest, (xv) letter of credit and other financing fees, (xvi) any non-cash increase in expenses (1) resulting from the revaluation of inventory (including any impact of changes to inventory valuation policy methods including changes in capitalization of variances) or other inventory adjustments, or any other acquisition or (2) due to purchase accounting and (xvii) earnout obligations with respect to any Acquisition or Investment paid or accrued during the applicable period. For purposes of this Agreement, Consolidated EBITDA shall be adjusted pursuant to Section 1.03(c). Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, for purposes of determining Consolidated EBITDA for each such period that includes: for the fiscal quarters ended June 30, 2020, September 30, 2020 and December 31, 2020, Consolidated EBITDA for such fiscal quarters shall be deemed to be $4,853,000, $14,660,000 and $16,845,000 respectively.
 
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Consolidated Funded Indebtedness” means, at any date, all Indebtedness (including, but not limited to, current, long-term and Subordinated Indebtedness, if any) of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, as determined on a consolidated basis and in accordance with GAAP; provided that in no event shall any preferred Equity Interests be included as indebtedness so long as such preferred Equity Interests does not have any mandatory redemption date, and in no event shall the Series D Preferred Stock constitute Consolidated Funded Indebtedness.
 
Consolidated Income Tax Expense” means, for any period, all provisions for taxes based on the gross or net income of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries (including, without limitation, any additions to such taxes, and any penalties and interest with respect thereto), as determined on a consolidated basis and in accordance with GAAP.
 
Consolidated Interest Expense” means, for any period, the interest expense of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries for such period, as determined on a consolidated basis and in accordance with GAAP.
 
Consolidated Net Earnings” means, for any period, the net income (or loss) of the Borrower, its Subsidiaries, and Borrower’s equity in the net income (or loss) for such period of any Person if such Person is not a Subsidiary for such period, as determined on a consolidated basis and in accordance with GAAP; provided that Consolidated Net Earnings shall exclude the net income of any Subsidiary or Person, during such period to the extent that the declaration or payment of dividends or similar distributions by such Subsidiary or Person of such income is not permitted by operation of the terms of its Organization Documents or any agreement, instrument or Law applicable to such Subsidiary during such period, except that the Borrower’s equity in any net loss of any such Subsidiary or Person for such period shall be included in determining Consolidated Net Earnings.
 
Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio” means, as of any date, determined on a consolidated basis, the ratio of (a) Consolidated Funded Indebtedness (as of such date) minus the aggregate amount equal to 100% of the Unrestricted Cash and Cash Equivalents subject to control agreements (as of such date) of the Loan Parties to (b) Consolidated EBITDA for the period of four consecutive fiscal quarters of the Borrower then ended (in the case of any determination as of the last day of a fiscal quarter) or for the most recently completed four fiscal quarters of the Borrower for which financials are required to be delivered hereunder (in the case of any determination of such ratio on a pro forma basis hereunder).
 
“Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio Covenant” has the meaning specified in Section 7.14(a).

Consolidated Secured Net Leverage Ratio” means, as of any date, determined on a consolidated basis, the ratio of (a) Consolidated Funded Indebtedness (as of such date) that is secured by Liens on assets or property of the Borrower and the Subsidiaries as of such date minus the aggregate amount equal to 100% of the Unrestricted Cash and Cash Equivalents subject to control agreements (as of such date) of the Loan Parties to (b) Consolidated EBITDA (for the most recently completed four fiscal quarters of the Borrower for which financials are required to be delivered hereunder).
 
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Control” means the possession, directly or indirectly, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management or policies of a Person, whether through the ability to exercise voting power, by contract or otherwise. “Controlled” has the meaning correlative thereto.
 
Corresponding Tenor” with respect to any Available Tenor means, as applicable, either a tenor (including overnight) or an interest payment period having approximately the same length (disregarding business day adjustment) as such Available Tenor.
 
Covered Entity” shall mean any of the following: (i) a “covered entity” as that term is defined in, and interpreted in accordance with, 12 C.F.R. § 252.82(b); (ii) a “covered bank” as that term is defined in, and interpreted in accordance with, 12 C.F.R. § 47.3(b); or (iii) a “covered FSI” as that term is defined in, and interpreted in accordance with, 12 C.F.R.§ 382.2(b).
 
Covered Party” shall have the meaning provided in Section 10.21.
 
Credit Extension” means a Borrowing.
 
Cure Amount” shall have the meaning provided in Section 8.04.
 
Cure Right” shall have the meaning provided in Section 8.04.
 
Daily Simple SOFR” means, for any day,  (a “SOFR, with the conventions for this rate (which will include a lookback) being Rate Day”), a rate per annum equal to SOFR for the day (such day “SOFR Determination Date”) that is five (5) U.S. Government Securities Business Days prior to (i) if such SOFR Rate Day is a U.S. Government Securities Business Day, such SOFR Rate Day or (ii) if such SOFR Rate Day is not a U.S. Government Securities Business Day, the U.S. Government Securities Business Day immediately preceding such SOFR Rate Day, in each case, as such SOFR is estapublished by the SOFR Administrativeor Agent in accordance with the conventions for this rate selected or recommended by the Relevant Governmental Body for determining “on the SOFR Administrator’s Website. Any change in Daily Simple SOFR” for business loans; provided, that if the Administrative Agent decides that any such convention is not administratively feasible for the Administrative Agent, then the Administrative Agent may establish another convention in its reasonable discretion. due to a change in SOFR shall be effective from and including the effective date of such change in SOFR without notice to the Borrower.
 
Debtor Relief Laws” means the Bankruptcy Code of the United States, and all other liquidation, conservatorship, bankruptcy, assignment for the benefit of creditors, moratorium, rearrangement, receivership, insolvency, reorganization, or similar debtor relief Laws of the United States or other applicable jurisdictions from time to time in effect.
 
Default” means any event or condition that constitutes an Event of Default or that, with the giving of any notice, the passage of time, or both, unless cured or waived, would be an Event of Default.
 
Default Rate” means an interest rate equal to (i) the Base Rate plus (ii) the Applicable Rate applicable to Base Rate Loans plus (iii) 2% per annum; provided, however, that with respect to a Eurodollaran Adjusted Term SOFR Rate Loan, the Default Rate shall be an interest rate equal to the interest rate (including any Applicable Rate) otherwise applicable to such Loan plus 2% per annum.
 
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Defaulting Lender” means, subject to Section 2.15(b), any Lender that (a) has failed to (i) fund all or any portion of its Loans within two (2) Business Days of the date such Loans were required to be funded hereunder unless such Lender notifies the Administrative Agent and the Borrower in writing that such failure is the result of such Lender’s determination that one or more conditions precedent to funding (each of which conditions precedent, together with any applicable default, shall be specifically identified in such writing) has not been satisfied, or (ii) pay to the Administrative Agent within two Business Days of the date when due, (b) has notified the Borrower or the Administrative Agent in writing that it does not intend to comply with its funding obligations hereunder, or has made a public statement to that effect (unless such writing or public statement relates to such Lender’s obligation to fund a Loan hereunder and states that such position is based on such Lender’s determination that a condition precedent to funding (which condition precedent, together with any applicable default, shall be specifically identified in such writing or public statement) cannot be satisfied), (c) has failed, within three (3) Business Days after written request by the Administrative Agent or the Borrower, to confirm in writing to the Administrative Agent and the Borrower that it will comply with its prospective funding obligations hereunder (provided that such Lender shall cease to be a Defaulting Lender pursuant to this clause (c) upon receipt of such written confirmation by the Administrative Agent and the Borrower), or (d) has, or has a direct or indirect parent company that has other than via an Undisclosed Administration, (i) become the subject of a proceeding under any Debtor Relief Law, (ii) had appointed for it a receiver, custodian, conservator, trustee, administrator, assignee for the benefit of creditors or similar Person charged with reorganization or liquidation of its business or assets, including the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other state or federal regulatory authority acting in such a capacity or (iii) become the subject of a Bail-in Action; provided that a Lender shall not be a Defaulting Lender solely by virtue of the ownership or acquisition of any Equity Interest in that Lender or any direct or indirect parent company thereof by a Governmental Authority so long as such ownership interest does not result in or provide such Lender with immunity from the jurisdiction of courts within the United States or from the enforcement of judgments or writs of attachment on its assets or permit such Lender (or such Governmental Authority) to reject, repudiate, disavow or disaffirm any contracts or agreements made with such Lender. Any determination by the Administrative Agent that a Lender is a Defaulting Lender under any one or more of clauses (a) through (d) above, and of the effective date of such status, shall be conclusive and binding absent manifest error, and such Lender shall be deemed to be a Defaulting Lender (subject to Section 2.15(b)) as of the date established therefor by the Administrative Agent in a written notice of such determination, which shall be delivered by the Administrative Agent to the Borrower and each other Lender promptly following such determination.
 
Deposit Account Control Agreement” has the meaning assigned thereto in the Security Agreement.
 
Designated Jurisdiction” means any country, region or territory that is the subject of comprehensive Sanctions.
 
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Disposition” or “Dispose” means the sale, transfer, license, lease or other disposition (including any sale and leaseback transaction) of any property by any Person (or the granting of any option or other right to do any of the foregoing), including any sale, assignment, transfer or other disposal, with or without recourse, of any notes or accounts receivable or any rights and claims associated therewith.
 
Disqualified Equity Interest” means, with respect to any Person, any Equity Interest that by its terms (or by the terms of any security into which it is convertible or for which it is exchangeable at the option of the holder) or upon the happening of any event: (a) matures or is mandatorily redeemable (other than redeemable only for Equity Interests of such Person that are not themselves Equity Interests described in this definition) pursuant to a sinking fund obligation or otherwise; (b) is convertible or exchangeable at the option of the holder for Indebtedness or Equity Interests described in this definition (excluding Equity Interests that are convertible or exchangeable solely at the option of the Borrower or a Subsidiary); or (c) is mandatorily redeemable or must be purchased upon the occurrence of certain events or otherwise, in whole or in part; in each case, in the case of the Borrower, on or prior to the ninety-first day following the final maturity date of the then issued Term Loans, as extended from time to time; provided that any Equity Interests that would not constitute Equity Interests described in this definition but for provisions thereof giving holders thereof the right to require such Person to purchase or redeem such Equity Interests upon the occurrence of an “asset sale” or “change of control” occurring prior to the ninety-first day following the final maturity date of the then-existing Term Loans shall not constitute Disqualified Equity Interests if any such requirement only becomes operative after payment in full of all amounts owing under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents and the termination in full of the Commitments; provided, further, that in no event will the term “Disqualified Equity Interest” include the Series D Preferred Stock. The amount of any Disqualified Equity Interests that do not have a fixed redemption, repayment or repurchase price will be calculated in accordance with the terms of such Disqualified Equity Interests as if such Disqualified Equity Interests were redeemed, repaid or repurchased on any date on which the amount of such Disqualified Equity Interests is to be determined pursuant to this Agreement; provided that if such Disqualified Equity Interests could not be required to be redeemed, repaid or repurchased at the time of such determination, the redemption, repayment or repurchase price will be the book value of such Disqualified Equity Interests as reflected in the most recent financial statements of such Person.
 
Dollar” and “$” mean lawful money of the United States.
 
“Domestic Liquidity” means, as of any date of determination, the sum of (a) Unrestricted Cash and Cash Equivalents of the Borrower and its Domestic Subsidiaries and (b) the aggregate amount of ABL Revolving Credit Commitments available to be drawn by the Borrower.
 
Domestic Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary that is organized under the laws of any political subdivision of the United States.
 
Dutch Auction” means an auction (an “Auction”) conducted by the Borrower or one of its Subsidiaries in order to purchase Term Loans of any tranche in accordance with the following procedures or such other procedures as may be agreed to between the Auction Agent and the Borrower:
 
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(a)Notice Procedures.  In connection with any Auction, the Borrower shall provide notification to the Auction Agent (for distribution to the Appropriate Lenders and the Administrative Agent) of the Tranche of Term Loans that will be the subject of the Auction (an “Auction Notice”). Each Auction Notice shall be in a form reasonably acceptable to the Auction Agent and shall specify (i) the total cash value of the bid, in a minimum amount of $5,000,000 with minimum increments of $1,000,000 in excess thereof (the “Auction Amount”) and (ii) the discounts to par, which shall be expressed as a range of percentages (the “Discount Range”), representing the range of purchase prices (expressed as discounts to par) that could be paid in the Auction for such Term Loans at issue.
 
(b)Reply Procedures. In connection with any Auction, each applicable Lender may, in its sole discretion, participate in such Auction by providing the Auction Agent with a notice of participation (the “Return Bid”) which shall be in a form reasonably acceptable to the Auction Agent and shall specify (i) a discount to par (such discount being the “Reply Discount”) that must be expressed as a price, which must be within the Discount Range, and (ii) a principal amount of the applicable Term Loans such Lender is willing to sell, which must be in increments of $1,000,000 or in an amount equal to such Lender’s entire remaining amount of the applicable Term Loans (the “Reply Amount”). Lenders may only submit one Return Bid per Auction. In addition to the Return Bid, each Lender wishing to participate in such Auction must execute and deliver, to be held in escrow by the Auction Agent, an assignment and acceptance agreement in a form reasonably acceptable to the Auction Agent (and shall authorize the Auction Agent to adjust the same to reflect any ratable treatment required by clause (c) below).
 
(c)Acceptance Procedures. Based on the Reply Discounts and Reply Amounts received by the Auction Agent, the Auction Agent, in consultation with the Borrower, will determine the applicable discount with respect to all Term Loans (the “Applicable Discount”) for the Auction, which shall be the highest Reply Discount for which the Borrower or its Subsidiary, as applicable, can complete the Auction at the Auction Amount; provided that, in the event that the Reply Amounts are insufficient to allow the Borrower or its Subsidiary, as applicable, to complete a purchase of the entire Auction Amount (any such Auction, a “Failed Auction”), the Borrower or such Subsidiary shall either, at its election, (i) withdraw the Auction or (ii) complete the Auction at an Applicable Discount equal to the lowest Reply Discount. The Borrower or its Subsidiary, as applicable, shall purchase the applicable Term Loans (or the respective portions thereof) from each applicable Lender with a Reply Discount that is equal to or greater than the Applicable Discount (“Qualifying Bids”) at the Applicable Discount; provided that if the aggregate proceeds required to purchase all applicable Term Loans subject to Qualifying Bids would exceed the Auction Amount for such Auction, the Borrower or its Subsidiary, as applicable, shall purchase such Term Loans at the Applicable Discount ratably based on the principal amounts of such Qualifying Bids (subject to adjustment for rounding as specified by the Auction Agent). Each participating Lender will receive notice of a Qualifying Bid as soon as reasonably practicable but in no case later than five (5) Business Days from the date the Return Bid was due.
 
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(d)Additional Procedures. Once initiated by an Auction Notice, the Borrower or its Subsidiary, as applicable, may not withdraw an Auction other than a Failed Auction. Furthermore, in connection with any Auction, upon submission by a Lender of a Qualifying Bid, such Lender will be obligated to sell the entirety or its allocable portion of the Reply Amount, as the case may be, at the Applicable Discount.
 
Early Opt-in Election” means, if the then-current Benchmark is USD LIBOR, the occurrence of:
 
(1)a notification by the Administrative Agent to (or the request by the Borrower to the Administrative Agent to notify) each of the other parties hereto that at least five currently outstanding dollar-denominated syndicated credit facilities at such time contain (as a result of amendment or as originally executed) a SOFR-based rate (including SOFR, a term SOFR or any other rate based upon SOFR) as a benchmark rate (and such syndicated credit facilities are identified in such notice and are publicly available for review), and
 
(2)the joint election by the Administrative Agent and the Borrower to trigger a fallback from USD LIBOR and the provision by the Administrative Agent of written notice of such election to the Lenders.
 
ECF Percentage” means, for any fiscal year ending on or after December 31, 2021:
 
(a)50% if the Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio as of the last day of such fiscal year is greater than 3.00 to 1.00;
 
(b)25% if the Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio as of the last day of such fiscal year is equal to or less than 3.00 to 1.00 but greater than 2.00 to 1.00; and
 
(c)0% if the Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio as of the last day of such fiscal year is equal to or less than 2.00 to 1.00.
 
EEA Financial Institution” means (a) any credit institution or investment firm established in any EEA Member Country that is subject to the supervision of an EEA Resolution Authority, (b) any entity established in an EEA Member Country that is a parent of an institution described in clause (a) of this definition, or (c) any financial institution established in an EEA Member Country that is a subsidiary of an institution described in clause (a) or (b) of this definition and is subject to consolidated supervision with its parent.
 
EEA Member Country” means any of the member states of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway.
 
EEA Resolution Authority” means any public administrative authority or any person entrusted with public administrative authority of any EEA Member Country (including any delegee) having responsibility for the resolution of any EEA Financial Institution.
 
Eligible Assignee” means any Person that meets the requirements to be an assignee under Section 10.06(b)(iii) and (v) (subject to such consents, if any, as may be required under Section 10.06(b)(iii)).
 
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Environment” means ambient air, indoor air, surface water, groundwater, drinking water, soil, surface and subsurface strata, and natural resources such as wetland, flora and fauna.
 
Environmental Laws” means any and all Federal, state, local, and foreign statutes, laws, regulations, ordinances, rules, judgments, orders, decrees, permits, agreements or governmental restrictions relating to pollution or the protection of the Environment or human health (to the extent related to exposure to Hazardous Materials), including those relating to the manufacture, generation, handling, transport, storage, treatment, Release or threat of Release of Hazardous Materials.
 
Environmental Liability” means any liability, contingent or otherwise (including any liability for damages, costs of environmental remediation, fines, penalties or indemnities), of the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any of their respective Subsidiaries directly or indirectly resulting from or based upon (a) violation of any Environmental Law, (b) the generation, use, handling, transportation, storage, treatment or disposal of any Hazardous Materials, (c) exposure to any Hazardous Materials, (d) Release or threatened Release of any Hazardous Materials or (e) any contract, agreement or other consensual arrangement pursuant to which liability is assumed or imposed with respect to any of the foregoing.
 
Environmental Permit” means any permit, approval, identification number, license or other authorization required under any Environmental Law.
 
Equity Interests” means, with respect to any Person, all of the shares of capital stock of (or other ownership or profit interests in) such Person, all of the warrants, options or other rights for the purchase or acquisition from such Person of shares of capital stock of (or other ownership or profit interests in) such Person, all of the securities convertible into or exchangeable for shares of capital stock of (or other ownership or profit interests in) such Person or warrants, rights or options for the purchase or acquisition from such Person of such shares (or such other interests), and all of the other ownership or profit interests in such Person (including partnership, member or trust interests therein), whether voting or nonvoting, and whether or not such shares, warrants, options, rights or other interests are outstanding on any date of determination.
 
ERISA” means the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended from time to time.
 
ERISA Affiliate” means any trade or business (whether or not incorporated) that, together with the Borrower, is treated as a single employer under Section 414(b) or (c) of the Code or Section 4001(14) of ERISA or,
 
solely for purposes of Section 302 of ERISA and Section 412 of the Code, is treated as a single employer under Section 414 of the Code.
 
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ERISA Event” means (a) a Reportable Event with respect to a Pension Plan; (b) the withdrawal of the Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate from a Pension Plan subject to Section 4063 of ERISA during a plan year in which such entity was a “substantial employer” as defined in Section 4001(a)(2) of ERISA or a cessation of operations that is treated as such a withdrawal under Section 4062(e) of ERISA; (c) a complete or partial withdrawal by the Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate from a Multiemployer Plan or notification that a Multiemployer Plan is in insolvency; (d) the filing of a notice of intent to terminate or the treatment of a Pension Plan amendment as a termination under Section 4041 or 4041A of ERISA; (e) the institution by the PBGC of proceedings to terminate a Pension Plan; (f) any event or condition that constitutes grounds under Section 4042 of ERISA for the termination of, or the appointment of a trustee to administer, any Pension Plan; (g) the determination that any Pension Plan is considered an at-risk plan or a plan in endangered or critical status within the meaning of Sections 430, 431 and 432 of the Code or Sections 303, 304 and 305 of ERISA; (h) the imposition of any liability under Title IV of ERISA, other than for PBGC premiums due but not delinquent under Section 4007 of ERISA, upon the Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate; (i) a failure by the Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate to meet all applicable requirements under the Pension Funding Rules in respect of a Pension Plan, whether or not waived, or the failure by the Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate to make any required contribution to a Multiemployer Plan or (j) any event similar to the events set forth in subsections (a) through (i) above with respect to a Foreign Pension Plan.
 
EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule” means the EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule published by the Loan Market Association (or any successor person), as in effect from time to time.
 
Eurodollar Rate” means, with respect to each Interest Period for a Eurodollar Rate Loan or for any calculation of the Base Rate in accordance with clause (iii) of the definition of Base Rate, (i) the rate per annum equal to the London interbank offered rate for deposits in Dollars appearing on the applicable Bloomberg screen (or on any successor or substitute page of such service or any successor to such service, or such other commercially available source providing such quotations as may be designated by the Administrative Agent from time to time) at approximately 11:00 A.M. (London time) two (2) Business Days prior to the first day of such Interest Period, with a maturity equal to such Interest Period, divided by (ii) a percentage equal to 100% minus the then stated maximum rate of all reserve requirements (including any marginal, emergency, supplemental, special or other reserves and without benefit of credits for proration, exceptions or offsets that may be available from time to time) applicable to any member bank of the Federal Reserve System in respect of Eurocurrency Liabilities as defined in Regulation D (or any successor category of liabilities under Regulation D); provided that if the rate referred to in clause (i) above is not available at any such time for any reason, then the rate referred to in clause (i) shall instead be the interest rate per annum, as determined by the Administrative Agent, to be the arithmetic average of the rates per annum at which deposits in Dollars in an amount equal to the amount of such Eurodollar Rate Loan are offered by major banks in the London interbank market to the Administrative Agent at approximately 11:00 A.M. (London time), two (2) Business Days prior to the first day of such Interest Period for contracts that would be entered into at the commencement of such Interest Period for the same duration as such Interest Period.
 
Notwithstanding the foregoing, in no event shall the Eurodollar Rate be less than 1.00%.
 
Eurodollar Rate Loan” means a Loan that bears interest at a rate determined by reference to the Eurodollar Rate (other than by reason of clause (iii) of the definition of “Base Rate”).
 
Event of Default” has the meaning specified in Section 8.01.
 
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Excess Cash Flow” means, for any fiscal year of the Borrower, the excess (if any) of (a) Consolidated EBITDA for such fiscal year (determined without giving effect to clause (a)(viii) thereof and any adjustments thereto pursuant to Section 1.03(c)) over (b) the sum (for such fiscal year) of (i) Consolidated Interest Expense actually paid in cash by the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, (ii) scheduled principal repayments, to the extent actually made in cash, of the Term Loans pursuant to Section 2.07, (iii) all Consolidated Income Tax Expense actually paid in cash by the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, (iv) Capital Expenditures actually made by the Borrower and its Subsidiaries in cash, (v) Transaction Costs actually paid by the Borrower and its Subsidiaries in cash (vi) Settlement Costs actually paid by the Borrower and its Subsidiaries in cash, (vi) purchase price adjustment (including reasonable fees and expenses related thereto) in connection with the sale of Borrower’s Life Sciences division actually paid in cash and (vii) tax payments and customary transactions costs and expenses related to the issuance of the Series B preferred Equity Interests paid in cash; provided that in each case of clauses (b)(i) through (v) such payment was not made with proceeds of any Indebtedness, Disposition, equity issuance, Extraordinary Receipts or other proceeds that would not be included in calculating Consolidated EBITDA for the applicable fiscal year.
 
Excluded Assets” means (i) any property to the extent that the grant of a security interest therein would violate applicable laws, require a consent not obtained of any Governmental Authority, or constitute a breach of or default under, or result in the termination of or require a consent not obtained under, any contract, lease, license or other agreement evidencing or giving rise to such property, or result in the invalidation thereof or provide any party thereto with a right of termination (other than to the extent that any such term would be rendered ineffective pursuant to Section 9-406, 9-407, 9-408 or 9-409 of the applicable UCC or any other applicable Law or principles of equity), except in each case with respect to any such contract, lease, license or other agreement evidencing or giving rise to such property, the provision resulting in such prohibition, breach, default, right of termination or consent was entered into in contemplation thereof or for the purposes of circumventing the requirements of the Loan Documents (ii) any permit, license, contract or lease to the extent that (and in each case only for so long as) such grant of a security interest is prohibited by any anti-assignment provision therein or the anti-assignment provisions of the UCC (other than proceeds and receivables thereof, the assignment of which is expressly deemed effective under the UCC notwithstanding such prohibition) or any applicable laws or is prohibited by, or constitutes a breach or default under or results in the termination of or gives rise to a right on the part of the parties thereto other than the Loan Parties and their Subsidiaries to terminate such permit, license, contract or lease (or requires the consent of any party thereto other than the Loan Parties and their Subsidiaries), except in each case to the extent that (x) with respect to any such contract or lease, the provision resulting in such prohibition, breach, default, right of termination or consent was entered into in contemplation thereof or for the purposes of circumventing the requirements of the Loan Documents and (y) such anti-assignment provisions or such laws or the term in such permit, license, contract or lease providing for such prohibition, breach, default, right of termination or consent are ineffective or rendered unenforceable under the applicable anti-assignment provisions of the UCC, (iii) any property owned by a Loan Party on the date hereof or hereafter acquired that is subject to a Lien securing a purchase money or capital or finance lease obligation permitted to be incurred hereunder if (and in each case only for so long as) the contract or other agreement in which such Lien is granted (or the documentation providing for such purchase money, project financing or capital or finance lease obligation) prohibits the creation of any other Lien on such property or would give rise to a right to termination with respect thereto except to the extent that the term in such contract or other agreement providing for such prohibition is ineffective or rendered unenforceable under the applicable anti-assignment provisions of the UCC other than proceeds and receivables thereof, the assignment of which is expressly deemed effective under the UCC notwithstanding such prohibition, (iv) (A) solely with respect to each first-tier Foreign Subsidiary that is a CFC and each Foreign Subsidiary Holding Company, voting equity securities in excess of 65% of the voting equity securities thereof and (B) any equity interests of a Subsidiary that is owned by a Subsidiary that is a CFC or a Foreign Subsidiary Holding Company, (v) any Trust Account, (vi) any intent-to-use United States trademark applications for which an amendment to allege use or statement of use has not been filed under 15 U.S.C. § 1051(c) or 15 U.S.C. § 1051(d), respectively, or if filed, has not been deemed in conformance with 15 U.S.C. § 1051(a) or examined and accepted, respectively, by the United States Patent and Trademark Office solely to the extent and during the period, if any, that, the grant of such security interest would impair the validity or enforceability of such intent-to-use United States trademark application under applicable federal law; provided, that, upon such filing and acceptance, such intent-to-use applications shall be included as Collateral, (vii) all assets of Foreign Subsidiaries, (viii) all leasehold real property, (ix) fee owned real property that does not constitute Material Real Property (other than any Mortgaged Property), (x) interests in partnerships, joint ventures and non-wholly owned subsidiaries, (xi) margin stock, (xii) security interests to the extent the same would result in adverse tax consequences (including as a result of any law or regulation in any applicable jurisdiction similar to Section 956 of the Internal Revenue Code) (in each case, other than de minimis) as reasonably determined by the Borrower and Required Lenders, and (xiii) those assets as to which the Borrower and the Required Lenders reasonably agree that the cost of obtaining such a security interest or perfection thereof are excessive in relation to the benefit to the Lenders of the security to be afforded thereby (including, for the avoidance of doubt, motor vehicles and other assets subject to certificates of title); provided, further, that, notwithstanding the foregoing, a security interest shall be, and is hereby, granted in (A) any property immediately upon such property ceasing to be an Excluded Asset and (B) any and all proceeds, products, substitutions and replacements of Excluded Assets to the extent such proceeds, products, substitutions and replacements do not themselves constitute Excluded Assets; provided, however, if any Excluded Asset does not constitute an Excluded Asset (as defined in the ABL Credit Agreement), it shall not constitute an Excluded Asset hereunder.
 
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Excluded Deposit Accounts” means any Deposit Account of a Loan Party (and all cash, Cash Equivalents and other securities or investments credited thereto or deposited therein) (a) that is a Trust Account, (b) that does not have an individual ending balance in excess of $100,000 or in the aggregate with each other account described in this clause (b), in excess of $500,000, or (c) to the extent that it is cash collateral for letters of credit to the extent permitted hereunder.
 
Excluded Subsidiaries” means (i) any Subsidiary to the extent a Guaranty by such Subsidiary would be prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation, or by any restriction in any contract or constituent document existing on the Closing Date or at the time such Subsidiary becomes a Subsidiary (including any requirement to obtain the consent of any Governmental Authority or third party) solely to the extent that such prohibition or restriction was not entered into in contemplation of its financing arrangements or for the purpose of circumventing the requirements of the Loan Documents, (ii) any Subsidiary that is a Foreign Subsidiary or a Foreign Subsidiary Holding Company, (iii) any direct or indirect Subsidiary of any Foreign Subsidiary or any Foreign Subsidiary Holding Company set forth in clause (ii), (iv) any Subsidiary that is an Immaterial Subsidiary, (v) any Subsidiary where the Required Lenders and the Borrower reasonably determine that would reasonably be expected to result in adverse tax, accounting or regulatory consequences (in each case, other than de minimis), (vi) (h) special purpose entities (including, without limitation, entities formed for the purpose of (i) securitization facilities and (ii) purchasing, improving or financing real estate), (vii) not-for- profit subsidiaries, if any, and (vii) captive insurance companies, if any.
 
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Excluded Swap Obligation” means, with respect to any Guarantor, any Swap Obligation if, and to the extent that, all or a portion of the Guarantee of such Guarantor of, or the grant by such Guarantor of a security interest to secure, such Swap Obligation (or any Guarantee thereof) is or becomes illegal under the Commodity Exchange Act or any rule, regulation or order of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (or the application or official interpretation of any thereof) by virtue of such Guarantor’s failure for any reason to constitute an ECP at the time the Guarantee of such Guarantor or the grant of such security interest becomes or would become effective with respect to such Swap Obligation. If a Swap Obligation arises under a master agreement governing more than one swap, such exclusion shall apply only to the portion of such Swap Obligation that is attributable to swaps for which such Guarantee or security interest is or becomes illegal.
 
Excluded Taxes” means any of the following Taxes imposed on or with respect to a Recipient or required to be withheld or deducted from a payment to a Recipient, (a) Taxes imposed on or measured by net income (however denominated), franchise Taxes, and branch profits Taxes, in each case, (i) imposed as a result of such Recipient being organized under the laws of, or having its principal office or, in the case of any Lender, its Lending Office located in, the jurisdiction imposing such Tax (or any political subdivision thereof) or (ii) that are Other Connection Taxes, (b) in the case of a Lender, U.S. federal withholding Taxes imposed on amounts payable to or for the account of such Lender with respect to an applicable interest in a Loan or Commitment pursuant to a law in effect on the date on which (i) such Lender acquires such interest in the Loan or Commitment (other than pursuant to an assignment request by the Borrower under Section 3.06) or (ii) such Lender changes its Lending Office, except in each case to the extent that, pursuant to Section 3.01(a)(ii) or (c), amounts with respect to such Taxes were payable either to such Lender’s assignor immediately before such Lender became a party hereto or to such Lender immediately before it changed its Lending Office, (c) Taxes attributable to such Recipient’s failure to comply with Section 3.01(e), and (d) any U.S. Federal withholding Taxes imposed under FATCA.
 
Existing Credit Agreement” means that certain Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, dated as of December 19, 2019 (as amended prior to the Closing Date), by and between (i) the Borrower, (ii) the guarantors from time to time party thereto, (iii) the lenders from time to time party thereto and (iv) Truist Bank, as successor by merger to SunTrust Bank, as administrative agent and collateral agent.
 
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Existing Credit Agreement Indebtedness” means all Indebtedness evidenced by the Existing Credit Agreement and the other loan documents thereunder.
 
Existing Indebtedness” means all existing Indebtedness of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, including, without limitation, the Existing Credit Agreement Indebtedness but excluding Indebtedness permitted pursuant to Section 7.02.
 
Extraordinary Receipt” means any cash received by or paid to or for the account of any Person not in the ordinary course of business, including tax refunds, pension plan reversions, proceeds of insurance (other than proceeds of business interruption insurance to the extent such proceeds constitute compensation for lost earnings), condemnation awards (and payments in lieu thereof), indemnity payments and any purchase price adjustments; provided, however, that an Extraordinary Receipt shall not include cash receipts from proceeds of insurance, condemnation awards (or payments in lieu thereof) or indemnity payments to the extent that such proceeds, awards or payments in respect of loss or damage to equipment, fixed assets or real property are applied (or in respect of which expenditures were previously incurred) to replace or repair the equipment, fixed assets or real property in respect of which such proceeds were received in accordance with the terms of Section 2.05(b)(iv).
 
Facility” means the Term Facility.
 
FASB ASC” means the Accounting Standards Codification of the Financial Accounting Standards Board.
 
FATCA” means Sections 1471 through 1474 of the Code, as of the date of this Agreement (or any amended or successor version that is substantively comparable and not materially more onerous to comply with), any current or future regulations or official interpretations thereof and any agreements entered into pursuant to Section 1471(b)(1) of the Code and any fiscal or regulatory legislation, rules or practices adopted pursuant to any intergovernmental agreement, treaty or convention among Governmental Authorities and implementing such Sections of the Code.
 
Federal Funds Rate” means, for any day, the rate per annum (rounded upwards, if necessary, to the next 1/100 of 1%) equal to the weighted average of the rates on overnight Federal funds transactions with member banks of the Federal Reserve System, as published by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on the next succeeding Business Day or, if such rate is not so published for any Business Day, the Federal Funds Rate for such day shall be the average (rounded upwards, if necessary, to the next 1/100 of 1%) of the quotations for such day on such transactions received by the Administrative Agent from three Federal funds brokers of recognized standing selected by the Administrative Agent.
 
Fee Letter” means the letter agreement, dated February 19, 2021, among the Borrower and Oaktree.
 
Financial Covenant” has the meaning specified in Section 7.14.
 
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Financial Officer” means any of the following officers: chief executive officer, president, chief financial officer, chief administrative officer, treasurer or controller. Unless otherwise qualified, all references to a Financial Officer in this Agreement shall refer to a Financial Officer of the Borrower.
 
Financing Lease Obligations” of any Person means the obligations of such Person to pay rent or other amounts under any lease of (or other arrangement conveying the right to use) real or personal property, or a combination thereof, which obligations are required to be classified and accounted for as financing leases on a balance sheet of such Person under GAAP, and the amount of such obligations shall be the capitalized amount thereof determined in accordance with GAAP.
 
Floor” means the benchmark rate floor, if any, provided in this Agreement initially (as of the execution of this Agreement, the modification, amendment or renewal of this Agreement or otherwise) with respect to USD LIBORthe Adjusted Term SOFR Rate.
 
Foreign Disposition” has the meaning specified in Section 2.05(b)(viii).
 
Foreign Excess Cash Flow” has the meaning specified in Section 2.05(b)(viii).
 
Foreign Lender” means a Lender that is not a U.S. Person. For purposes of this definition, the United States, each State thereof and the District of Columbia shall be deemed to constitute a single jurisdiction.
 
Foreign Pension Plan” means a pension plan required to be registered under the law of a jurisdiction other than the United States (or a state or local government thereof), that is maintained or contributed to by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries for their employees or former employees.
 
Foreign Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary that is organized under the laws of any political subdivision other than any political subdivision of the United States.
 
Foreign Subsidiary Holding Company” means any Subsidiary of the Borrower all of the assets of which constitute the Equity Interests and/or Indebtedness of one or more CFCs and other Foreign Subsidiary Holding Companies.
 
FRB” means the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System of the United States.
 
Fund” means any Person (other than a natural Person) that is (or will be) engaged in making, purchasing, holding or otherwise investing in commercial loans and similar extensions of credit in the ordinary course of its activities.
 
GAAP” means generally accepted accounting principles in the United States set forth in the opinions and pronouncements of the Accounting Principles Board and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and statements and pronouncements of the Financial Accounting Standards Board or such other principles as may be approved by a significant segment of the accounting profession in the United States, that are applicable to the circumstances as of the date of determination, consistently applied.
 
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Governmental Authority” means the government of the United States or any other nation, or of any political subdivision thereof, whether state or local, and any agency, authority, instrumentality, regulatory body, court, central bank or other entity exercising executive, legislative, judicial, taxing, regulatory or administrative powers or functions of or pertaining to government (including any supranational bodies such as the European Union or the European Central Bank).
 
Guarantee” means, as to any Person, (a) any obligation, contingent or otherwise, of such Person guaranteeing or having the economic effect of guaranteeing any Indebtedness or other obligation payable or performable by another Person (the “Primary Obligor”) in any manner, whether directly or indirectly, and including any obligation of such Person, direct or indirect, (i) to purchase or pay (or advance or supply funds for the purchase or payment of) such Indebtedness or other obligation, (ii) to purchase or lease property, securities or services for the purpose of assuring the obligee in respect of such Indebtedness or other obligation of the payment or performance of such Indebtedness or other obligation, (iii) to maintain working capital, equity capital or any other financial statement condition or liquidity or level of income or cash flow of the Primary Obligor so as to enable the Primary Obligor to pay such Indebtedness or other obligation, or (iv) entered into for the purpose of assuring in any other manner the obligee in respect of such Indebtedness or other obligation of the payment or performance thereof or to protect such obligee against loss in respect thereof (in whole or in part), or (b) any Lien on any assets of such Person securing any Indebtedness or other obligation of any other Person, whether or not such Indebtedness or other obligation is assumed by such Person (or any right, contingent or otherwise, of any holder of such Indebtedness to obtain any such Lien); provided, that the term Guarantee shall not include endorsements for collection or deposit in the ordinary course of business. The amount of any Guarantee shall be deemed to be an amount equal to the stated or determinable amount of the related primary obligation, or portion thereof, in respect of which such Guarantee is made or, if not stated or determinable, the maximum reasonably anticipated liability in respect thereof as determined by the guaranteeing Person in good faith. The term “Guarantee” as a verb has a corresponding meaning.
 
Guarantors” means, collectively, the Domestic Subsidiaries of the Borrower (other than Immaterial Subsidiaries) listed on Schedule 5.01 as of the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date and each other Domestic Subsidiary of the Borrower that shall be required to execute and deliver a Guaranty or guaranty supplement pursuant to Section 6.12.
 
Guaranty” means, collectively, the Guaranty made by the Guarantors in favor of the Secured Parties, together with each other guaranty and guaranty supplement delivered pursuant to Section 6.12.
 
Hazardous Materials” means all explosive or radioactive substances or wastes and all hazardous or toxic substances, wastes or other pollutants including petroleum or petroleum distillates, natural gas, natural gas liquids, asbestos or asbestos-containing materials, polychlorinated biphenyls, radon gas, toxic mold, infectious or medical wastes and all other substances, wastes, chemicals, pollutants, contaminants or compounds of any nature in any form, in each case, regulated pursuant to any Environmental Law.
 
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IFRS” means international accounting standards within the meaning of IAS Regulation 1606/2002 to the extent applicable to the relevant financial statements delivered under or referred to herein.
 
Immaterial Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary of the Borrower that, (a) together with all other such Subsidiaries in the aggregate, (i) contributed less than 5% of the Consolidated EBITDA of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole, during the most recently-ended four fiscal quarter period (taken as a single period) and (ii) as of any applicable date of determination has assets that constitute less than 5% aggregate net book value of the assets of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole, (b) does not Guarantee or provide a Lien on its assets or otherwise provide credit support with respect to any Indebtedness of the Borrower or any of the Borrower’s other Subsidiaries, (c) does not own, directly or indirectly, any Equity Interests or Indebtedness of, or own or hold any Lien on any property of, a Loan Party, (d) does not own any other Subsidiaries (other than Immaterial Subsidiaries) and (e) has not been designated to be a Loan Party pursuant to Section 6.12(g) hereof.
 
Impacted Loans” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 3.03.
 
Incremental Amendment” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.16(h).
 
Incremental Amendment Date” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.16(d).
 
Incremental Arranger” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.16(a).
 
Incremental Facility Closing Date” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.16(b).
 
Incremental Lenders” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.16(c).
 
Incremental Loan Request” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.16(a).
 
Incremental Term Commitments” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.16(a).
 
Incremental Term Lender” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.16(c).
 
Incremental Term Loan” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.16(b).
 
Incremental Term Loan Increase” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.16(a).
 
Indebtedness” means, as to any Person at a particular time, without duplication, all of the following, whether or not included as indebtedness or liabilities in accordance with GAAP:
 
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(a)all obligations of such Person for borrowed money and all obligations of such Person evidenced by bonds, debentures, notes, loan agreements or other similar instruments;
 
(b)the maximum amount of all direct or contingent obligations of such Person arising under letters of credit (including standby and commercial and limited to drawn but unreimbursed letters of credit), bankers’ acceptances, bank guaranties, surety bonds and similar instruments;
 
(c)net obligations of such Person under any Swap Contract;
 
(d)all obligations of such Person to pay the deferred purchase price of property or services (other than trade accounts payable in the ordinary course of business and current liabilities in the form of expenses that are not the result of the borrowing of money or the extension of credit and that are listed on the financial statements of the Borrower as “other current liabilities”);
 
(e)indebtedness (excluding prepaid interest thereon) secured by a Lien on property owned or being purchased by such Person (including indebtedness arising under conditional sales or other title retention agreements), whether or not such indebtedness shall have been assumed by such Person or is limited in recourse;
 
(f)all Attributable Indebtedness in respect of Financing Lease Obligations and Synthetic Lease Obligations of such Person and all Synthetic Debt of such Person;
 
(g)all obligations of such Person to mandatorily purchase, redeem, retire or defease any Equity Interest in such Person or any other Person or any warrant, right or option to mandatorily acquire such Equity Interest (other than an acquisition solely with such Person’s common capital stock or other Equity Interests (other than Disqualified Equity Interests)), valued, in the case of a mandatorily redeemable preferred interest, at the greater of its voluntary or involuntary liquidation preference plus accrued and unpaid dividends (other than dividends payable only in such Person’s common capital stock or other Equity Interests (other than Disqualified Equity Interests));
 
(h)all obligations of such Person with respect to asset securitization financing programs to the extent that there is recourse against such Person or such Person is liable (contingent or otherwise) under any such program;
 
(i)all Guarantees of such Person in respect of any of the foregoing; and
 
(j)all Disqualified Equity Interests issued by such Person with the amount of Indebtedness represented by such Disqualified Equity Interests being equal to the greater of its voluntary or involuntary liquidation preference and its maximum fixed repurchase price or, with respect to any Subsidiary, any preferred Equity Interests (but excluding, in each case, accrued dividends, if any); provided that in no event shall any preferred Equity Interests be included as Indebtedness so long as such preferred Equity Interests do not have a mandatory redemption date applicable thereto and are not subject to any covenants.
 
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For all purposes hereof, the Indebtedness of any Person shall include the Indebtedness of any partnership or joint venture (other than a joint venture that is itself a corporation or limited liability company) in which such Person is a general partner or a joint venturer, unless such Indebtedness is expressly made non-recourse to such Person. The amount of any net obligation under any Swap Contract on any date shall be deemed to be the Swap Termination Value thereof as of such date. For the avoidance of doubt and notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, the Series D Preferred Stock shall not constitute Indebtedness hereunder.
 
Indemnified Taxes” means (a) Taxes other than Excluded Taxes, imposed on or with respect to any payment made by or on account of any obligation of any Loan Party under any Loan Document and (b) to the extent not otherwise described in clause (a), Other Taxes.
 
Indemnitee” has the meaning specified in Section 10.04(b).
 
Ineligible Institution” means (a) a natural person, (b) a Defaulting Lender or its Lender Parent, (c) a company, investment vehicle or trust for, or owned and operated for the primary benefit of, a natural person or relative(s) thereof; provided that, with respect to clause (c), such company, investment vehicle or trust shall not constitute an Ineligible Institution if it (x) has not been established for the primary purpose of acquiring any Loans or Commitments, (y) is managed by a professional advisor, who is not such natural person or a relative thereof, having significant experience in the business of making or purchasing commercial loans, and (z) has assets greater than $25,000,000 and a significant part of its activities consist of making or purchasing commercial loans and similar extensions of credit in the ordinary course of its business, (d) a Loan Party or a Subsidiary or other Affiliate of a Loan Party (excluding, however, any assignment thereto as the result of a Dutch Auction, if at all) or (e) direct operating competitors of a Loan Party or an Affiliate of any such competitor, in each case identified in writing by the Borrower to the Administrative Agent from time to time.
 
Information” has the meaning specified in Section 10.07.
 
Intellectual Property” means the collective reference to all rights, priorities and privileges in intellectual property, whether arising under United States, Canadian, multinational or foreign laws, including copyrights, patents, industrial designs, trademarks and all goodwill associated therewith, domain names, and trade secrets, and all rights to sue at Law or in equity for any Infringement thereof, including the right to receive all proceeds and damages therefrom.
 
Intellectual Property Security Agreement” has the meaning specified in Section 4.01(a)(iv).
 
Interest Payment Date” means, (a) as to any EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loan, the last day of each Interest Period applicable to such Loan and the Maturity Date of the Facility under which such Loan was made; provided, however, that if any Interest Period for a Eurodollaran Adjusted Term SOFR Rate Loan exceeds three months, the respective dates that fall every three months after the beginning of such Interest Period shall also be Interest Payment Dates; and (b) as to any Base Rate Loan, the last Business Day of each March, June, September and December and the Maturity Date of the Facility under which such Loan was made.
 
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Interest Period” means, as to each EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loan, the period commencing on the date such EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loan is disbursed or converted to or continued as a Eurodollaran Adjusted Term SOFR Rate Loan and ending on the date one, two, three or six months thereafter (in each case, subject to availability), as selected by the Borrower in its Committed Loan Notice; provided that:
 
(i)any Interest Period that would otherwise end on a day that is not a Business Day shall be extended to the next succeeding Business Day unless, in the case of a Eurodollaran Adjusted Term SOFR Rate Loan, such Business Day falls in another calendar month, in which case such Interest Period shall end on the next preceding Business Day;
 
(ii)any Interest Period pertaining to a Eurodollaran Adjusted Term SOFR Rate Loan that begins on the last Business Day of a calendar month (or on a day for which there is no numerically corresponding day in the calendar month at the end of such Interest Period) shall end on the last Business Day of the calendar month at the end of such Interest Period; and
 
(iii)no Interest Period shall extend beyond the Maturity Date.
 
Investment” means, as to any Person, any of the following: (a) creating, acquiring or holding any Subsidiary, (b) making or holding any investment in any stocks, bonds or securities of any kind, (c) being or becoming a party to any joint venture or other partnership, (d) making or keeping outstanding any advance or loan to any Person or assumption or acquisition of any debt of another Person, or (e) any Guarantee (other than the Guaranty). For purposes of covenant compliance, the amount of any Investment shall be the amount actually invested, without adjustment for subsequent increases or decreases in the value of such Investment.
 
IRS” means the United States Internal Revenue Service.
 
ISDA Definitions” means the 2006 ISDA Definitions published by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. or any successor thereto, as amended or supplemented from time to time, or any successor definitional booklet for interest rate derivatives published from time to time by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. or such successor thereto.
 
“Junior Capital Condition” means the means the issuance by the Borrower of preferred Equity Interests with an aggregate liquidation preference equal to or greater than $10,000,000, which preferred Equity Interests have no mandatory redemption date, require dividends to the holders thereof to be paid in kind until the Obligations have been paid in full (other than contingent indemnification obligations not then due) (and do not permit or require payment of cash dividends to the holders thereof until the Obligations have been paid in full (other than contingent indemnification obligations not then due)), on or before June 30, 2023.
 
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Junior Indebtedness” means Indebtedness incurred pursuant to Section 7.02(k) or Section 7.02(l) hereof.
 
Latest Maturity Date” means, at any date of incurrence of any Indebtedness, the latest maturity or expiration date applicable to any Loan or Commitment hereunder at such time, including the latest maturity or expiration of any Term Loan or any applicable Commitment in respect thereof, in each case then outstanding and as extended in accordance with this Agreement from time to time.
 
Laws” means, collectively, all international, foreign, Federal, state and local statutes, treaties, rules, guidelines, regulations, ordinances, codes and administrative or judicial precedents or authorities, including the interpretation or administration thereof by any Governmental Authority charged with the enforcement, interpretation or administration thereof, and all applicable administrative orders, directed duties, requests, licenses, authorizations and permits of, and agreements with, any Governmental Authority, in each case whether or not having the force of law.
 
Lender” has the meaning specified in the introductory paragraph hereto.
 
Lending Office” means, as to any Lender, the office or offices as a Lender may from time to time notify the Borrower and the Administrative Agent, which office may include any Affiliate of such Lender or any domestic or foreign branch of such Lender or such Affiliate. Unless the context otherwise requires each reference to a Lender shall include its applicable Lending Office.
 
Lien” means any mortgage, pledge, hypothecation, assignment, deposit arrangement, encumbrance, easement, right-of-way or other encumbrance on title to real property, lien (statutory or other), charge, or preference, priority or other security interest or preferential arrangement in the nature of a security interest of any kind or nature whatsoever (including any conditional sale or other title retention agreement, and any financing lease having substantially the same economic effect as any of the foregoing).
 
Loan” means an extension of credit by a Lender to the Borrower under Article II in the form of a Term Loan.
 
Loan Documents” means, collectively, (a) this Agreement, (b) [reserved], (c) the ABL Intercreditor Agreement, (d) the Collateral Documents, (e) the Guaranty and (f) the Fee Letter.
 
Loan Parties” means, collectively, the Borrower and each Guarantor.
 
London Banking Day” means any day on which dealings in Dollar deposits are conducted by and between banks in the London interbank eurodollar market.
 
Make-Whole Amount” means the present value at the prepayment date of (i) 2.0% of the outstanding principal amount of the Term Loans so prepaid, plus (ii) all remaining scheduled interest payments due on such Term Loans through the first anniversary of the Closing Date (excluding accrued but unpaid interest to, but not including, the prepayment date), computed using a discount rate equal to the Treasury Rate (determined as of the Business Day prior to such date of prepayment) plus 50 basis points.
 
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Material Adverse Effect” means a material adverse effect on (a) the business, assets, liabilities (actual or contingent), operations, or condition (financial or otherwise) of the Borrower, (b) the business, assets, liabilities (actual or contingent), operations, or condition (financial or otherwise) of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole, (c) the ability of any Loan Party to perform its obligations under any Loan Document to which it is a party, or (d) the legality, validity, binding effect or enforceability against any Loan Party of any Loan Document to which it is a party.
 
Material Indebtedness Agreement” means any debt instrument, Financing Lease Obligation, guaranty, contract, commitment, agreement or other arrangement evidencing or entered into in connection with any Indebtedness of the Borrower or any Subsidiary, other than the Loans or the ABL Obligations, having a stated principal amount in excess of $10,000,000.
 
Material Intellectual Property” means any Intellectual Property of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries that is included in the Collateral and the loss of which would have a Material Adverse Effect on the business, results of operations or financial condition of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries (taken as a whole).
 
Material Real Property” means any real property owned by a Loan Party in fee simple that (a) as of the Closing Date is set forth on Schedule 1.01, (b) if acquired after the Closing Date, has a fair market value of $2,000,000 or (c) is designated by the Borrower in accordance with Section 6.12(f).
 
Maturity Date” means September 22, 2026, provided that if such maturity is extended pursuant to Section 10.01, such maturity date as determined pursuant to such Section; provided, further, that in each case, if such date is not a Business Day, the Maturity Date shall be the next preceding Business Day.
 
“Minimum Liquidity Covenant” has the meaning specified in has the meaning specified in Section 7.14(b).
 
Moody’s” means Moody’s Investors Service, Inc. and any successor thereto.
 
Mortgaged Property” means any Material Real Property owned in fee simple by any Loan Party which real property is or is intended under the terms hereof to be subject to a Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties.
 
Mortgages” means deeds of trust, trust deeds, deeds to secure debt, mortgages, leasehold mortgages and leasehold deeds of trust or other equivalent document (together with related fixture filings and assignments of leases and rents) now or hereafter encumbering any Mortgaged Property of any Loan Party in favor of the Administrative Agent, on behalf of the Secured Parties, as security for any of the Obligations, each of which shall be in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.
 
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Multiemployer Plan” means any employee benefit plan of the type described in Section 4001(a)(3) of ERISA, to which the Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate makes or is obligated to make contributions, or during the preceding five plan years, has made or been obligated to make contributions.
 
Multiple Employer Plan” means a Plan that has two or more contributing sponsors (including the Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate) at least two of whom are not under common control, as such a plan is described in Section 4064 of ERISA.
 
Net Cash Proceeds” means:
 
(a)with respect to any Disposition by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries, or any Extraordinary Receipt received or paid to the account of the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries, the excess, if any, of (i) the sum of cash and Cash Equivalents received in connection with such transaction (including any cash or Cash Equivalents received by way of deferred payment pursuant to, or by monetization of, a note receivable or otherwise, but only as and when so received) over (ii) the sum of (A) the principal amount of any Indebtedness that is secured by the applicable asset and that is required to be repaid in connection with such transaction (other than Indebtedness under the Loan Documents), (B) the reasonable and customary out-of-pocket fees and expenses incurred by the Borrower or such Subsidiary in connection with such transaction (including reasonable and customary fees of attorneys, accountants, consultants and investment advisers, reasonable and customary out-of-pocket costs associated with title insurance policies, surveys, lien and judgment searching, recording documents, and transaction and recording taxes), (C) income taxes reasonably estimated to be actually payable within two years of the date of the relevant transaction as a result of any gain recognized in connection therewith; provided that, if the amount of any estimated taxes pursuant to this subclause (C) exceeds the amount of taxes actually required to be paid in cash in respect of such Disposition, the aggregate amount of such excess shall constitute Net Cash Proceeds and (D) amounts held in any reserve created for escrow, holdback, indemnity or similar obligations of the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries in connection with such Disposition (provided that (1) such amounts held in such reserves shall not exceed 10% of the gross cash proceeds received with respect to such Disposition and (2) such amounts held in such reserves shall constitute Net Cash Proceeds upon release to, or receipt by, the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries); provided, further, that such cash or Cash Equivalents received in connection with any Disposition or Extraordinary Receipt shall only constitute Net Cash Proceeds under this clause (a) in any fiscal year to the extent that the aggregate amount of such cash and Cash Equivalents received in such fiscal year exceeds $5,000,000; and
 
(b)with respect to the incurrence or issuance of any Indebtedness by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries, the excess of (i) the sum of the cash and Cash Equivalents received in connection with such transaction over (ii) the underwriting discounts and commissions, and other reasonable and customary out-of-pocket expenses, incurred by the Borrower or such Subsidiary in connection therewith.
 
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Non-Consenting Lender” means any Lender that does not approve any consent, waiver or amendment that (i) requires the approval of all Lenders or all affected Lenders in accordance with the terms of Section 10.01 and (ii) has been approved by the Required Lenders.
 
Non-Defaulting Lender” means, at any time, each Lender that is not a Defaulting Lender at such time.
 
Non-Loan Party Debt Cap” has the meaning specified in Section 7.02(d).
 
Non-Loan Party Investments Cap” has the meaning specified in Section 7.03(a)(v).
 
Note” means a Term Note.
 
Oaktree” means Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. and its Affiliates, acting solely in its capacity as an investment adviser on behalf of certain funds and accounts and wholly-owned entities of such funds and accounts.
 
Obligations” means all advances to, and debts, liabilities, obligations, covenants and duties of, any Loan Party arising under any Loan Document or otherwise with respect to any Loan, in each case whether direct or indirect (including those acquired by assumption), absolute or contingent, due or to become due, now existing or hereafter arising and including interest and fees that accrue after the commencement by or against any Loan Party or any Affiliate thereof of any proceeding under any Debtor Relief Laws naming such Person as the debtor in such proceeding, regardless of whether such interest and fees are allowed claims in such proceeding; provided that the Obligations shall exclude any Excluded Swap Obligations.
 
OFAC” means the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
 
Organization Documents” means, (a) with respect to any corporation, the certificate or articles of incorporation and the bylaws (or equivalent or comparable constitutive documents with respect to any non-U.S. jurisdiction); (b) with respect to any limited liability company, the certificate or articles of formation or organization and operating agreement; and (c) with respect to any partnership, joint venture, trust or other form of business entity, the partnership, joint venture or other applicable agreement of formation or organization and any agreement, instrument, filing or notice with respect thereto filed in connection with its formation or organization with the applicable Governmental Authority in the jurisdiction of its formation or organization and, if applicable, any certificate or articles of formation or organization of such entity.
 
Original Indebtedness” has the meaning specified in Section 7.02(g).
 
Other Connection Taxes” means, with respect to any Recipient, Taxes imposed as a result of a present or former connection between such Recipient and the jurisdiction imposing such Tax (other than connections arising from such Recipient having executed, delivered, become a party to, performed its obligations under, received payments under, received or perfected a security interest under, engaged in any other transaction pursuant to or enforced any Loan Document, or sold or assigned an interest in any Loan or Loan Document).
 
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Other Taxes” means all present or future stamp, court or documentary, intangible, recording, filing or similar Taxes that arise from any payment made under, from the execution, delivery, performance, enforcement or registration of, from the receipt or perfection of a security interest under, or otherwise with respect to any Loan Document, except any such Taxes that are Other Connection Taxes imposed with respect to an assignment (other than an assignment made pursuant to Section 3.06).
 
Outstanding Amount” means, with respect to Term Loans, on any date, the aggregate outstanding principal amount thereof after giving effect to any borrowings and prepayments or repayments of Term Loans.
 
Participant” has the meaning specified in Section 10.06(d).
 
Participant Register” has the meaning specified in Section 10.06(d).
 
Patent Security Agreement” means a patent security agreement or notice of grant of security interest in patents, in each case in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.
 
PATRIOT Act” means the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001 (Title III of Pub. L.107-56 (signed into law October 26, 2001)).
 
PBGC” means the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.
 
Pension Act” means the Pension Protection Act of 2006, as amended from time to time.
 
Pension Funding Rules” means the rules of the Code and ERISA regarding minimum required contributions (including any installment payment thereof) to Pension Plans and set forth in, with respect to plan years ending prior to the effective date of the Pension Act, Section 412 of the Code and Section 302 of ERISA, each as in effect prior to the Pension Act and, thereafter, Section 412, 430, 431, 432 and 436 of the Code and Sections 302, 303, 304 and 305 of ERISA.
 
Pension Plan” means any employee pension benefit plan (including a Multiple Employer Plan or a Multiemployer Plan) that is maintained or is contributed to by the Borrower and any ERISA Affiliate and is either covered by Title IV of ERISA or is subject to the minimum funding standards under Section 412 of the Code.
 
Permitted Cure Securities” means any Equity Interests (other than Disqualified Equity Interests) of the Borrower issued pursuant to the Cure Right.
 
Person” means any natural person, corporation, limited liability company, trust, joint venture, association, company, partnership, Governmental Authority or other entity.
 
“PIK Interest” means interest that is paid in-kind and capitalized on, compounded on, added to and deemed part of each Loan on the applicable Interest Payment Date and, thereafter, (a) the principal amount of each Loan shall be treated as having been increased by the amount of such paid in-kind interest, (b) such increased principal amount shall be allocated ratably to the principal amount of each Loan held by each Lender and (c) each Loan shall bear interest on such increased principal amount, in each case.
 
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Plan” means any employee benefit plan within the meaning of Section 3(3) of ERISA (including a Pension Plan), maintained for employees of the Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate or any such Plan to which the Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate is required to contribute on behalf of any of its employees.
 
Pledged Intercompany Note” means any written promissory note made by any Subsidiary to the Borrower or a Loan Party, whether now owned or hereafter acquired by the Borrower or such Loan Party.
 
Precious Metal Consignment Agreements” means, collectively, (a) the Consignment Agreement dated as of July 30, 2009, as amended, between Mitsubishi International Corporation and NN Power Solutions Holdings, LLC, successor in interest to Precision Engineered Products LLC and (b) the Consignment Agreement dated as of January 25, 2010, as amended, between Umicore Precious Metals NJ, LLC and NN Power Solutions Holdings, LLC, successor in interest to Precision Engineered Products LLC, and in each case each other agreement entered into in connection with such consignment agreements, each as may be amended, modified, restated or replaced, in each case, in a manner not adverse to the Lenders, from time to time.
 
Prepayment Premium” has the meaning specified in Section 2.05(c).
 
Public Lender” has the meaning specified in Section 6.02.
 
QFC” shall have the meaning assigned to the term “qualified financial contract” in, and shall be interpreted in accordance with, 12 U.S.C. 5390(c)(8)(D).
 
QFC Credit Support” shall have the meaning provided in Section 10.21.
 
Qualified Receivables Transaction” means any transaction or series of transactions entered into by Borrower or any Subsidiary pursuant to which Borrower or such Subsidiary sells, contributes, conveys or otherwise transfers to, or grants a security interest in for the benefit of, any other Person (other than Borrower or a Subsidiary), any Receivables (whether now existing or arising in the future) of Borrower or such Subsidiary, and any related assets, including, without limitation, all collateral securing such Receivables, all contracts and all guarantees or other obligations in respect of such Receivables, proceeds of such Receivables and other assets (including contract rights) that are customarily transferred or in respect of which security interests are customarily granted in connection with asset securitization transactions involving Receivables, in each case, to the extent permitted under the ABL Facility; provided that all such Qualified Receivables Transactions shall be made at fair market value (including after giving effect to any Receivables Fees); provided, further, that (a) all such Qualified Receivables Transactions shall not (x) be Guaranteed by Borrower or any Subsidiary (excluding Guarantees of obligations (other than the principal of, and interest on, Indebtedness) pursuant to representations, warranties, covenants, indemnities and performance Guarantees that are reasonably customary in an accounts receivables financings), (y) be recourse to or obligate Borrower or any Subsidiary in any way other than pursuant to representations, warranties, covenants, indemnities and performance Guarantees that are reasonably customary in accounts receivables financings, or (z) subject any property or asset of Borrower or any Subsidiary, directly or indirectly, contingently or otherwise, to the satisfaction thereof, other than pursuant to representations, warranties, covenants, indemnities and performance Guarantees reasonably customary in accounts receivables financings and other than any interest in the Receivables (whether in the form of an equity interest in such Receivables payable primarily from such Receivables) retained or acquired by Borrower or any Subsidiaries and (b) the fair market value of all Receivables sold, contributed conveyed or otherwise transferred, and all Receivables in which a security interest is granted by the Borrower or any Subsidiary, shall not exceed $230,000,000 in the aggregate for all Qualified Receivables Transactions at any time outstanding.
 
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Real Estate Requirements” means, with respect to any Material Real Property, the documentation and other items of the type specified in Section 1 of Schedule 6.17.
 
Receivable” means any Indebtedness and other payment obligations owed to Borrower or any Subsidiary, whether constituting an account, chattel paper, payment intangible, instrument or general intangible, in each case arising in connection with (a) the sale of goods or the rendering of service or (b) the lease, license, rental or use of equipment, facilities or software, including the obligation to pay any finance charges, fees and other charges with respect thereto.
 
Receivables Fees” means distributions or payments made directly or by means of discounts with respect to any participation interest issued or sold in connection with, and other fees and expenses (including reasonable fees and expenses of legal counsel) paid to a Person (other than Borrower or a Subsidiary) in connection with, any Qualified Receivables Transaction.
 
Recipient” means the Administrative Agent, any Lender or any other recipient of any payment to be made by or on account of any obligation of any Loan Party hereunder.
 
Reference Time” with respect to any setting of the then-current Benchmark means (1) if such Benchmark is USD LIBOR,the Term SOFR Reference Rate, 115:00 a.m. (LondonChicago time) on the day that is two London bankingU.S. Government Securities Business dDays preceding the date of such setting, and (2) if such Benchmark is not USD LIBORDaily Simple SOFR, then four U.S. Government Securities Business Days prior to such setting or (3) if such Benchmark is none of the Term SOFR Reference Rate or Daily Simple SOFR, the time determined by the LenderAdministrative Agent in its reasonable discretion.
 
Refinance” means, in respect of any security or Indebtedness, to refinance, extend, renew, refund, repay, prepay, redeem, defease or retire, or to issue a security or Indebtedness in exchange or replacement for, such security or Indebtedness in whole or in part. “Refinanced” and “Refinancing” shall have correlative meanings.
 
Refinance Indebtedness” has the meaning specified in Section 7.02(g).
 
Register” has the meaning specified in Section 10.06(c).
 
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Related Parties” means, with respect to any Person, such Person’s Affiliates and the partners, directors, officers, employees, agents, trustees and advisors of such Person and of such Person’s Affiliates.
 
Release” means any release, spill, emission, discharge, deposit, disposal, leaking, pumping, pouring, dumping, emptying, injection or leaching into the Environment, or into, from or through any building, structure or facility.
 
Relevant Governmental Body” means the FRB or the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, or a committee officially endorsed or convened by the FRB or the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, or any successor thereto.
 
Reportable Event” means any of the events set forth in Section 4043(c) of ERISA, other than events for which the 30 day notice period has been waived.
 
Required Lenders” means, at any time, Lenders holding more than 50% of the sum of the (a) Total Outstandings and (b) aggregate unused Commitments; provided that the Term Facility held or deemed held by, any Defaulting Lender shall be excluded for purposes of making a determination of Required Lenders; provided, further, that, for so long as Oaktree holds 51% of the Term Loans made on the Closing Date, Required Lenders shall include Oaktree.
 
Resolution Authority” means an EEA Resolution Authority or, with respect to any UK Financial Institution, a UK Resolution Authority.
 
Responsible Officer” means the chief executive officer, president, chief financial officer, treasurer, assistant treasurer or controller of a Loan Party, solely for purposes of the delivery of incumbency certificates pursuant to Section 4.01, the secretary or any assistant secretary of a Loan Party and, solely for the purposes of notices given to Article II, any other officer or employee of the applicable Loan Party so designated by any of the foregoing officers in a notice to the Administrative Agent or any other officer or employee of the applicable Loan Party designated in or pursuant to an agreement between the applicable Loan Party and the Administrative Agent. Any document delivered hereunder that is signed by a Responsible Officer of a Loan Party shall be conclusively presumed to have been authorized by all necessary corporate, partnership and/or other action on the part of such Loan Party and such Responsible Officer shall be conclusively presumed to have acted on behalf of such Loan Party.
 
Restricted Payment” means with respect to the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries, (a) any Capital Distribution (provided, that in the case of the Series D Preferred Stock, only cash dividends or distributions payable in cash shall be considered Restricted Payments) and (b) any amount paid by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries in repayment, redemption, retirement or repurchase, directly or indirectly, of any Subordinated Indebtedness or any Junior Indebtedness.
 
S&P” means Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC, a subsidiary of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., and any successor thereto.
 
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Sanctioned Person” means any Person: (a) identified on any Sanctions-related list of designated Persons, including, without limitation, the Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List maintained by OFAC; (b) located, domiciled, organized or resident in, or the government or any agency or instrumentality of the government of, any Designated Jurisdiction; (c) owned or controlled by, or acting for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, any Person described in the foregoing clause (a) or (b); or (d) otherwise the subject or target of Sanctions.
 
Sanctions” means any economic or financial sanctions or trade embargoes imposed, administered or enforced by the U.S. government (including, without limitation, OFAC and the U.S. Department of State), the United Nations Security Council, the European Union or any member state thereof, the UK government (including, without limitation, Her Majesty’sHM Treasury) or other relevant sanctions authority.
 
SEC” means the Securities and Exchange Commission, or any Governmental Authority succeeding to any of its principal functions.
 
Secured Parties” means, collectively, the Administrative Agent, the Lenders, each co-agent or sub-agent appointed by the Administrative Agent from time to time pursuant to Section 9.05, and the other Persons the Obligations owing to which are or are purported to be secured by the Collateral under the terms of the Collateral Documents.
 
Securities Account Control Agreement” has the meaning assigned thereto in the Security Agreement.
 
Security Agreement” has the meaning specified in Section 4.01(a)(iii).
 
Security Agreement Supplement” has the meaning specified in the Security Agreement.
 
Series D Preferred Stock” means the Series D Perpetual Preferred Stock issued or to be issued by the Company on substantially the terms set forth on Schedule 1.02.
 
Settlement Costs” means the expenses, payments or other costs associated with the settlement of litigation with Corre Partners; provided that such Settlement Costs shall not exceed $2,000,000 in the aggregate.
 
SOFR” means, with respect to any Business Day, a rate per annum equal to the secured overnight financing rate for such Business Day publishedas administered by the SOFR Administrator on the SOFR Administrator’s Website at approximately 8:00 a.m. (New York City time) on the immediately succeeding Business Day..
 
SOFR Administrator” means the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (or a successor administrator of the secured overnight financing rate).
 
SOFR Administrator’s Website” means the website of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, currently at http://www.newyorkfed.org, or any successor source for the secured overnight financing rate identified as such by the SOFR Administrator from time to time.
 
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Sold Account” means an Account that Borrower or a Subsidiary has sold to, or otherwise has granted a Lien on or in favor of, the purchaser pursuant to a Qualified Receivables Transaction, for which such Loan Party has received the purchase price for such Account.
 
Solvent” and “Solvency” mean, with respect to any Person on any date of determination, that on such date (a) the fair value of the property of such Person is greater than the total amount of liabilities, including contingent liabilities, of such Person, (b) the present fair salable value of the assets of such Person is not less than the amount that will be required to pay the probable liability of such Person on its debts as they become absolute and matured, (c) such Person does not intend to, and does not believe that it will, incur debts or liabilities beyond such Person’s ability to pay such debts and liabilities as they mature, (d) such Person is not engaged in business or a transaction, and is not about to engage in business or a transaction, for which such Person’s property would constitute an unreasonably small capital, and (e) such Person is able to pay its debts and liabilities, contingent obligations and other commitments as they mature in the ordinary course of business. The amount of contingent liabilities at any time shall be computed as the amount that, in the light of all the facts and circumstances existing at such time, represents the amount that can reasonably be expected to become an actual or matured liability.
 
Subordinated” means, as applied to Indebtedness, Indebtedness that shall have been subordinated in favor of the prior payment in full of the Obligations pursuant to documentation in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.
 
Subsidiary” of a Person means a corporation, partnership, joint venture, limited liability company or other business entity (1) of which a majority of the shares of securities or other interests having ordinary voting power for the election of directors or other governing body (other than securities or interests having such power only by reason of the happening of a contingency) are at the time beneficially owned, or the management of which is otherwise controlled, directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, or both, by such Person or (2) the accounts of which would be consolidated with those of the parent in the parent’s consolidated financial statements if such financial statements were prepared in accordance with GAAP as of such date. Unless otherwise specified, all references herein to a “Subsidiary” or to “Subsidiaries” shall refer to a Subsidiary or Subsidiaries of the Borrower.
 
Supported QFC” shall have the meaning provided in Section 10.21.
 
Swap Contract” means (a) any and all rate swap transactions, basis swaps, credit derivative transactions, forward rate transactions, commodity swaps, commodity options, forward commodity contracts, equity or equity index swaps or options, bond or bond price or bond index swaps or options or forward bond or forward bond price or forward bond index transactions, interest rate options, forward foreign exchange transactions, cap transactions, floor transactions, collar transactions, currency swap transactions, cross-currency rate swap transactions, currency options, spot contracts, or any other similar transactions or any combination of any of the foregoing (including any options to enter into any of the foregoing), whether or not any such transaction is governed by or subject to any master agreement, and (b) any and all transactions of any kind, and the related confirmations, which are subject to the terms and conditions of, or governed by, any form of master agreement published by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc., any International Foreign Exchange Master Agreement, or any other master agreement (any such master agreement, together with any related schedules, a “Master Agreement”), including any such obligations or liabilities under any Master Agreement.
 
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Swap Obligations” means with respect to any Guarantor any obligation to pay or perform under any agreement, contract or transaction that constitutes a “swap” within the meaning of Section 1a(47) of the Commodity Exchange Act.
 
Swap Termination Value” means, in respect of any one or more Swap Contracts, after taking into account the effect of any legally enforceable netting agreement relating to such Swap Contracts, (a) for any date on or after the date such Swap Contracts have been closed out and termination value(s) determined in accordance therewith, such termination value(s), and (b) for any date prior to the date referenced in clause (a), the amount(s) determined as the mark-to-market value(s) for such Swap Contracts, as determined based upon one or more mid-market or other readily available quotations provided by any recognized dealer in such Swap Contracts (which may include a Lender or any Affiliate of a Lender).
 
Synthetic Debt” means, with respect to any Person as of any date of determination thereof, all obligations of such Person in respect of transactions entered into by such Person that are intended to function primarily as a borrowing of funds (including any minority interest transactions that function primarily as a borrowing) but are not otherwise included in the definition of “Indebtedness” or as a liability on the consolidated balance sheet of such Person and its Subsidiaries in accordance with GAAP.
 
Synthetic Lease Obligation” means the monetary obligation of a Person under (a) a so-called synthetic, off-balance sheet or tax retention lease, or (b) an agreement for the use or possession of property (including sale and leaseback transactions), in each case, creating obligations that do not appear on the balance sheet of such Person but which, upon the application of any Debtor Relief Laws to such Person, would be characterized as the indebtedness of such Person (without regard to accounting treatment).
 
Taxes” means all present or future taxes, levies, imposts, duties, deductions, withholdings (including backup withholding), assessments, fees or other charges imposed by any Governmental Authority, including any interest, additions to tax or penalties applicable thereto.
 
Term Borrowings” means a borrowing consisting of simultaneous Term Loans of the same Type and, in the case of EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR  Rate Loans, having the same Interest Period made by each of the Term Lenders pursuant to Section 2.01.
 
Term Commitment” means, as to each Term Lender, its obligation to make Term Loans on the Closing Date pursuant to Section 2.01 in the amount of its Commitment or as set forth in the Assignment and Assumption pursuant to which such Lender becomes a party hereto, as applicable, as such amount may be adjusted from time to time in accordance with this Agreement.
 
Term Facility” means, at any time, the sum of (a) the aggregate amount of the unused Term Commitments at such time plus (b) the aggregate principal amount of the Term Loans of all Term Lenders outstanding at such time. As of the Closing Date, the Term Facility is $150,000,000.
 
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Term Lender” means, at any time, any Lender that either has an unused Term Commitment or holds Term Loans at such time, or both.
 
Term Loan” means the term loans made by the Lenders to the Borrower pursuant to Section 2.01.
 
Term Note” means a promissory note made by the Borrower in favor of a Term Lender (and its registered assigns) evidencing Term Loans made by such Term Lender, substantially in the form of Exhibit C.
 
“Term SOFR” means,
 
(a)          for any calculation with respect to an Adjusted Term SOFR Rate Loan, the Term SOFR Reference Rate for a tenor comparable to the applicable Interest Period on the day (such day, the “Periodic Term SOFR Determination Day”) that is two (2) U.S. Government Securities Business Days prior to the first day of such Interest Period, as such rate is published by the Term SOFR Administrator; provided, however, that if as of 5:00 p.m. (New York City time) on any Periodic Term SOFR Determination Day the Term SOFR Reference Rate for the applicable tenor has not been published by the Term SOFR Administrator and a Benchmark Replacement Date with respect to the Term SOFR Reference Rate has not occurred, then Term SOFR will be the Term SOFR Reference Rate for such tenor as published by the Term SOFR Administrator on the first preceding U.S. Government Securities Business Day for which such Term SOFR Reference Rate for such tenor was published by the Term SOFR Administrator so long as such first preceding U.S. Government Securities Business Day is not more than three (3) U.S. Government Securities Business Days prior to such Periodic Term SOFR Determination Day, and
 
(b)          for any calculation with respect to a Base Rate Loan on any day, the Term SOFR Reference Rate for a tenor of one month on the day (such day, the “Base Rate Term SOFR Determination Day”) that is two (2) U.S. Government Securities Business Days prior to such day, as such rate is published by the Term SOFR Administrator; provided, however, that if as of 5:00 p.m. (New York City time) on any Base Rate Term SOFR Determination Day the Term SOFR Reference Rate for the applicable tenor has not been published by the Term SOFR Administrator and a Benchmark Replacement Date with respect to the Term SOFR Reference Rate has not occurred, then Term SOFR will be the Term SOFR Reference Rate for such tenor as published by the Term SOFR Administrator on the first preceding U.S. Government Securities Business Day for which such Term SOFR Reference Rate for such tenor was published by the Term SOFR Administrator so long as such first preceding U.S. Government Securities Business Day is not more than three (3) U.S. Government Securities Business Days prior to such Base Rate Term SOFR Determination Day.
 
“Term SOFR Adjustment” means a percentage per annum as set forth below for the applicable Interest Period therefor:
 
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Interest Period
Percentage
One month
0.10%
Three months
0.15%
Six months
0.25%

“Term SOFR Administrator” means CME Group Benchmark Administration Limited (CBA) (or a successor administrator of the Term SOFR Reference Rate selected by the Administrative Agent in its reasonable discretion).
 
Term SOFR” means, for the applicable Corresponding Tenor as of the applicable Reference Time, Reference Rate” means the forward-looking term rate based on SOFR that has been selected or recommended by the Relevant Governmental Body.
 
Total Outstandings” means the aggregate Outstanding Amount of all Loans.
 
Total Term Loan Exposure” means, as to any Term Lender at any time, the unused Term Commitments and the aggregate principal amount of the outstanding Term Loans of such Term Lender at such time.
 
Trademark Security Agreement” means a trademark security agreement or notice of grant of security interest in trademarks, in each case in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.
 
Transactions” means, collectively, (a) the entering into by the Loan Parties and their applicable Subsidiaries of the Loan Documents to which they are or are intended to be a party, (b) the refinancing of the Existing Credit Agreement Indebtedness and the termination of all commitments with respect thereto, (c) the issuance of the Series D Preferred Stock and the redemption of the Borrower’s Series B preferred Equity Interests substantially concurrently therewith, and (d) the payment of the fees and expenses incurred in connection with the consummation of the foregoing.
 
Transaction Costs” means all customary and reasonable transaction fees, charges and other similar amounts related to the Transactions or any Acquisitions completed during the term of this Agreement in accordance with Section 7.03(b) (including, without limitation, any financing fees, merger and acquisition fees, legal fees and expenses, original issue discount, due diligence fees or any other fees and expenses in connection therewith), in each case to the extent paid within six (6) months of the Closing Date or the closing date of such Acquisition, as applicable.
 
Treasury Rate” means, with respect to a prepayment prior to the first anniversary of the Closing Date, the yield to maturity at the time of computation of United States Treasury securities with a constant maturity (as compiled and published in the most recent Federal Reserve Statistical Release H.15(519) that has become publicly available at least two (2) Business Days prior to such prepayment date (or, if such Federal Reserve Statistical Release referred to in the previous parenthetical is no longer published, any publicly available source of similar market data)) most nearly equal to the period from such prepayment date to the first anniversary of the Closing Date; provided that if the period from such prepayment date to the first anniversary of the Closing Date is not equal to the constant maturity of the United States Treasury security for which a weekly average yield is given, the Treasury Rate shall be obtained by linear interpolation (calculated to the nearest one-twelfth of a twelve (12) month period) from the weekly average yields of United States Treasury securities for which such yields are given, except that if the period from such prepayment date to the to the first anniversary of the Closing Date, is less than one year, the weekly average yield on actually traded United States Treasury securities adjusted to a constant maturity of one year shall be used.
 
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Trust Account” means any accounts or trusts used solely to hold Trust Funds.
 
Trust Funds” means, to the extent segregated from other assets of the Loan Parties in a segregated account that contains amounts comprised solely and exclusively of such Trust Funds, cash, Cash Equivalents or other assets comprised solely of: (1) funds used for payroll and payroll taxes and other employee benefit payments to or for the benefit of such Loan Party’s employees; (2) all taxes required to be collected, remitted or withheld (including federal and state withholding taxes (including the employer’s share thereof)); (3) (a) proceeds from the issuance of Indebtedness, (b) proceeds from a Disposition of assets (other than ABL Priority Collateral) and (c) proceeds of insurance and condemnation awards (and payments in lieu thereof) relating to any assets (other than ABL Priority Collateral) in each of clauses (a), (b) and (c), to the extent such cash or permitted investment is required to be deposited in an account pursuant to the documentation governing any indebtedness having a first priority lien on any such assets; and (4) any other funds that the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries holds in trust or as an escrow or fiduciary for another person that is not a subsidiary of the Borrower.
 
Type” means, with respect to a Loan, its character as a Base Rate Loan or a Eurodollaran Adjusted Term SOFR Rate Loan.
 
UCC” means the Uniform Commercial Code as in effect in the State of New York provided that, if perfection or the effect of perfection or non-perfection or the priority of any security interest in any Collateral is governed by the Uniform Commercial Code as in effect in a jurisdiction other than the State of New York, “UCC” means the Uniform Commercial Code as in effect from time to time in such other jurisdiction for purposes of the provisions hereof relating to such perfection, effect of perfection or non-perfection or priority.
 
UK Financial Institution” means any BRRD Undertaking (as such term is defined under the PRA Rulebook (as amended form time to time) promulgated by the United Kingdom Prudential Regulation Authority) or any person falling within IFPRU 11.6 of the FCA Handbook (as amended from time to time) promulgated by the United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority, which includes certain credit institutions and investment firms, and certain affiliates of such credit institutions or investment firms.
 
UK Resolution Authority” means the Bank of England or any other public administrative authority having responsibility for the resolution of any UK Financial Institution.
 
Undisclosed Administration” means in relation to a Lender or a Person that directly or indirectly controls such Lender, the appointment of an administrator, provisional liquidator, conservator, receiver, trustee, custodian or other similar official by a supervisory authority or regulator under or based on the law in the country where such Lender or Person, as the case may be, is subject to home jurisdiction supervision if applicable law requires that such appointment is not to be publicly disclosed.
 
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Unadjusted Benchmark Replacement” means the applicable Benchmark Replacement excluding the related Benchmark Replacement Adjustment.
 
“United States” and “U.S.” mean the United States of America.
 
Unrestricted Cash and Cash Equivalents” means, with respect to the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, cash or Cash Equivalents of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries that do not appear, or would not be required to appear, as “restricted” on the financial statements of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries (unless related to the Loan Documents or the Liens created thereunder).
 
“U.S. Government Securities Business Day” means any day except for (i) a Saturday, (ii) a Sunday or (iii) a day on which the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association recommends that the fixed income departments of its members be closed for the entire day for purposes of trading in United States government securities.
 
U.S. Person” means any person that is a “United States Person” as defined in Section 7701(a)(30) of the Code.
 
Code.
 
U.S. Special Resolution Regimes” shall have the meaning provided in Section 10.21.
 
U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate” has the meaning specified in Section 3.01(e)(ii)(B)(3).
 
USD LIBOR” means the London interbank offered rate for U.S. dollars.
 
Voting Power” means, with respect to any Person, the exclusive ability to control, through the ownership of shares of capital stock, partnership interests, membership interests or otherwise, the election of members of the board of directors or other similar governing body of such Person. The holding of a designated percentage of Voting Power of a Person means the ownership of shares of capital stock, partnership interests, membership interests or other interests of such Person sufficient to control exclusively the election of that percentage of the members of the board of directors or similar governing body of such Person.
 
Weighted Average Life to Maturity” means, when applied to any Indebtedness at any date, the number of years obtained by dividing:
 
(a)the sum of the products obtained by multiplying (i) the amount of each then remaining installment, sinking fund, serial maturity or other required payments of principal, including payment at final maturity, in respect of the Indebtedness, by (ii) the number of years (calculated to the nearest one-twelfth) that will elapse between such date and the making of such payment; by
 
(b)the then outstanding principal amount of such Indebtedness;
 
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provided that, for purposes of determining the Weighted Average Life to Maturity of any Indebtedness, the effects of any prepayments or amortization made on such Indebtedness prior to the date of such determination will be disregarded.
 
Wholly-Owned” means, with respect to a Subsidiary, that all of the Equity Interests of such Subsidiary are, directly or indirectly, owned or controlled by the Borrower and/or one or more of its Wholly-Owned Subsidiaries (except for directors’ qualifying shares or other shares required by applicable Laws to be owned by a Person other than the Borrower and/or one or more of its Wholly-Owned Subsidiaries).
 
Write-Down and Conversion Powers” means, (a) with respect to any EEA Resolution Authority, the write-down and conversion powers of such EEA Resolution Authority from time to time under the Bail-In Legislation for the applicable EEA Member Country, which write-down and conversion powers are described in the EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule, and (b) with respect to the United Kingdom, any powers of the applicable Resolution Authority under the Bail-In Legislation to cancel, reduce, modify or change the form of a liability of any UK Financial Institution or any contract or instrument under which that liability arises, to convert all or part of that liability into shares, securities or obligations of that person or any other person, to provide that any such contract or instrument is to have effect as if a right had been exercised under it or to suspend any obligation in respect of that liability or any of the powers under that Bail-In Legislation that are related to or ancillary to any of those powers.
 
1.02Other Interpretive Provisions. With reference to this Agreement and each other Loan Document, unless otherwise specified herein or in such other Loan Document:
 
(a)The definitions of terms herein shall apply equally to the singular and plural forms of the terms defined. Whenever the context may require, any pronoun shall include the corresponding masculine, feminine and neuter forms. The words “include,” “includes” and “including” shall be deemed to be followed by the phrase “without limitation.” The word “will” shall be construed to have the same meaning and effect as the word “shall.” Unless the context requires otherwise, (i) any definition of or reference to any agreement, instrument or other document (including any Organization Document) shall be construed as referring to such agreement, instrument or other document as from time to time amended, supplemented or otherwise modified (subject to any restrictions on such amendments, supplements or modifications set forth herein or in any other Loan Document), (ii) any reference herein to any Person shall be construed to include such Person’s successors and assigns, (iii) the words “hereto,” “herein,” “hereof” and “hereunder,” and words of similar import when used in any Loan Document, shall be construed to refer to such Loan Document in its entirety and not to any particular provision thereof, (iv) all references in a Loan Document to Articles, Sections, Preliminary Statements, Exhibits and Schedules shall be construed to refer to Articles and Sections of, and Preliminary Statements, Exhibits and Schedules to, the Loan Document in which such references appear, (v) any reference to any law, rule or regulation shall include all statutory and regulatory provisions consolidating, amending, replacing or interpreting such law, rule or regulation and any reference to any law, rule or regulation shall, unless otherwise specified, refer to such law, rule or regulation as amended, modified or supplemented from time to time, and (vi) the words “asset” and “property” shall be construed to have the same meaning and effect and to refer to any and all tangible and intangible assets and properties, including cash, securities, accounts and contract rights.
 
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(b)In the computation of periods of time from a specified date to a later specified date, the word “from” means “from and including” the words “to” and “until” each mean “to but excluding”; and the word “through” means “to and including.”
 
(c)Section headings herein and in the other Loan Documents are included for convenience of reference only and shall not affect the interpretation of this Agreement or any other Loan Document.
 
1.03Accounting Terms.
 
(a)Generally. All accounting terms not specifically or completely defined herein shall be construed in conformity with, and all financial data (including financial ratios and other financial calculations) required to be submitted pursuant to this Agreement shall be prepared in conformity with, GAAP applied on a consistent basis, as in effect from time to time, applied in a manner consistent with that used in preparing the Audited Financial Statements, except as otherwise specifically prescribed herein. Notwithstanding the foregoing, for purposes of determining compliance with any covenant (including the computation of any financial covenant) contained herein, Indebtedness of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries shall be deemed to be carried at 100% of the outstanding principal amount thereof, and the effects of FASB ASC 825 and FASB ASC 470-20 on financial liabilities shall be disregarded.
 
(b)Changes in GAAP. If at any time any change in GAAP (including the adoption of IFRS) would affect the computation of any financial ratio or requirement set forth in any Loan Document, and either the Borrower or the Required Lenders shall so request, the Administrative Agent, the Lenders and the Borrower shall negotiate in good faith to amend such ratio or requirement to preserve the original intent thereof in light of such change in GAAP (subject to the approval of the Required Lenders); provided that, until so amended, (A) such ratio or requirement shall continue to be computed in accordance with GAAP prior to such change therein and (B) the Borrower shall provide to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders financial statements and other documents required under this Agreement or as reasonably requested hereunder setting forth a reconciliation between calculations of such ratio or requirement made before and after giving effect to such change in GAAP.
 
(c)Pro Forma Effect. Notwithstanding the above, the parties hereto acknowledge and agree that, for purposes of all financial calculations (other than with respect to Excess Cash Flow), if the Borrower or any Subsidiary has made any Acquisition permitted by Section 7.03 or any Disposition outside the ordinary course of business permitted by Section 7.05 during the relevant period for determining compliance with such covenants, such calculations shall be made after giving pro forma effect thereto, as if such Acquisition or Disposition had occurred on the first day of such period, but in the case of an Acquisition, only so long as the results of the business being acquired are supported by financial statements or other financial data reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent.
 
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(d)Financing Leases. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in Section 1.03 or in the definition of “Financing Lease Obligations,” any change in accounting for leases pursuant to GAAP resulting from the adoption of Financial Accounting Standards Board Accounting Standards Update No. 2016-02, Leases (Topic 842) (“FAS 842”), to the extent such adoption would require treating any lease (or similar arrangement conveying the right to use) as a capital lease or finance lease where such lease (or similar arrangement) would not have been required to be so treated under GAAP as in effect on December 31, 2015, such lease shall not be considered a capital lease or finance lease, and all calculations and deliverables under this Agreement or any other Loan Document shall be made or delivered, as applicable, in accordance therewith.
 
1.04Rounding. Any financial ratios required to be maintained by the Borrower pursuant to this Agreement shall be calculated by dividing the appropriate component by the other component, carrying the result to one place more than the number of places by which such ratio is expressed herein and rounding the result up or down to the nearest number (with a rounding-up if there is no nearest number).
 
1.05Times of Day; Rates. Unless otherwise specified, all references herein to times of day shall be references to Eastern time (daylight or standard, as applicable).
 
The Administrative Agent does not warrant, nor accept responsibility, nor shall the Administrative Agent have any liability with respect to the administration, submission or any other matter related to the rates in the definition of “EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate” or with respect to any comparable or successor rate thereto.
 
1.06Currency Equivalents Generally. Any amount specified in this Agreement (other than in Article II, Article IX and Article X) or any of the other Loan Documents to be in Dollars shall also include the equivalent of such amount in any currency other than Dollars, such equivalent amount thereof in the applicable currency to be determined by the Administrative Agent at such time on the basis of the Spot Rate (as defined below) for the purchase of such currency with Dollars. For purposes of this Section 1.06, the “Spot Rate” for a currency means the rate determined by the Administrative Agent to be the rate quoted by the Person acting in such capacity as the spot rate for the purchase by such Person of such currency with another currency through its principal foreign exchange trading office at approximately 11:00 a.m. on the date two Business Days prior to the date of such determination; provided that the Administrative Agent may obtain such spot rate from another financial institution designated by the Administrative Agent if the Person acting in such capacity does not have as of the date of determination a spot buying rate for any such currency.
 
1.07Effect of Benchmark Transition Event.
 
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(a)Benchmark Replacement. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein or in any other Loan Document, if a Benchmark Transition Event or an Early Opt-in Election, as applicable, and its related Benchmark Replacement Date have occurred prior to the Reference Time in respect of any setting of the then-current Benchmark, then, (x) if a Benchmark Replacement is determined in accordance with clause (1) or (2) of the definition of “Benchmark Replacement” for such Benchmark Replacement Date in connection with a Benchmark Transition Event, such Benchmark Replacement will replace such Benchmark for all purposes hereunder and under any Loan Document in respect of such Benchmark setting and subsequent Benchmark settings without any amendment to, or further action or consent of any other party to, this Agreement or any other Loan Document and (y) if a Benchmark Replacement is determined in accordance with clause (3) of the definition of “Benchmark Replacement” for such Benchmark Replacement Date or in connection with an Early Opt-in Election, such Benchmark Replacement will replace such Benchmark for all purposes hereunder and under any Loan Document in respect of any Benchmark setting at or after 5:00 p.m. (New York City time) on the fifth (5th) Business Day after the date notice of such Benchmark Replacement is provided to the Borrower without any amendment to this Agreement or any other Loan Document, or further action or consent of the Borrower, so long as the Administrative Agent has not received, by such time, written notice of objection to such Benchmark Replacement from the Borrower.
 
(b)Benchmark Replacement Conforming Changes. In connection with the implementation of a Benchmark Replacement, the Administrative Agent will have the right to make Benchmark Replacement Conforming Changes from time to time and, notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein or in any other Loan Document, any amendments implementing such Benchmark Replacement Conforming Changes will become effective without any further action or consent of the Borrower.
 
(c)Notices; Standards for Decisions and Determinations. The Administrative Agent will promptly notify the Borrower of (i) any occurrence of a Benchmark Transition Event or an Early Opt-in Election, as applicable, and its related Benchmark Replacement Date, (ii) the implementation of any Benchmark Replacement, (iii) the effectiveness of any Benchmark Replacement Conforming Changes, (iv) the removal or reinstatement of any tenor of a Benchmark pursuant to clause (d) below and (v) the commencement or conclusion of any Benchmark Unavailability Period. Any determination, decision or election that may be made by the Administrative Agent pursuant to this Section 1.07, including any determination with respect to a tenor, rate or adjustment or of the occurrence or non-occurrence of an event, circumstance or date and any decision to take or refrain from taking any action or any selection, will be conclusive and binding absent manifest error and may be made in its sole discretion and without consent from the Borrower, except, in each case, as expressly required pursuant to this Section 1.07.
 
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(d)Unavailability of Tenor of Benchmark. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein or in any other Loan Document, at any time (including in connection with the implementation of a Benchmark Replacement), (i) if the then-current Benchmark is a term rate (including Term SOFR or USD LIBORReference Rate) and either (A) any tenor for such Benchmark is not displayed on a screen or other information service that publishes such rate from time to time as selected by the Administrative Agent in its reasonable discretion or (B) the regulatory supervisor for the administrator of such Benchmark has provided a public statement or publication of information announcing that any tenor for such Benchmark is or will be no longer representative, then the Administrative Agent may modify the definition of “Interest Period” for any Benchmark settings at or after such time to remove such unavailable or non-representative tenor and (ii) if a tenor that was removed pursuant to clause (i) above either (A) is subsequently displayed on a screen or information service for a Benchmark (including a Benchmark Replacement) or (B) is not, or is no longer, subject to an announcement that it is or will no longer be representative for a Benchmark (including a Benchmark Replacement), then the Administrative Agent may modify the definition of “Interest Period” for all Benchmark settings at or after such time to reinstate such previously removed tenor.
 
(e)Benchmark Unavailability Period. Upon the Borrower’s receipt of notice of the commencement of a Benchmark Unavailability Period, the Borrower may revoke any request for a Eurodollaran Adjusted Term SOFR Rate Borrowing of, conversion to or continuation of EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans to be made, converted or continued during any Benchmark Unavailability Period and, failing that, the Borrower will be deemed to have converted any such request into a request for a Borrowing of or conversion to ABRBase Rate Loans. During any Benchmark Unavailability Period or at any time that a tenor for the then-current Benchmark is not an Available Tenor, the component of ABRBase Rate based upon the then-current Benchmark or such tenor for such Benchmark, as applicable, will not be used in any determination of ABRBase Rate.
 
1.08Divisions. For all purposes under the Loan Documents, in connection with any division or plan of division under Delaware law (or any comparable event under a different jurisdiction’s laws): (a) if any asset, right, obligation or liability of any Person becomes the asset, right, obligation or liability of a different Person, then it shall be deemed to have been transferred from the original Person to the subsequent Person, and (b) if any new Person comes into existence, such new Person shall be deemed to have been organized and acquired on the first date of its existence by the holders of its Equity Interests at such time.
 
ARTICLE II
THE COMMITMENTS AND BORROWINGS
 
2.01The Loans.
 
(a)Subject to the terms and conditions hereof, each Lender severally agrees to make Term Loans to the Borrower on the Closing Date in an amount not to exceed the amount of the Commitment of such Lender. The Term Loans may from time to time be EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans or Base Rate Loans, as determined by the Borrower and notified to the Administrative Agent in accordance with Section 2.02. Amounts repaid on account of the Term Loans may not be reborrowed.
 
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2.02Borrowings, Conversions and Continuations of Loans.
 
(a)Each Term Borrowing, each conversion of Term Loans from one Type to the other, and each continuation of EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans shall be made upon the Borrower’s irrevocable written notice to the Administrative Agent, by a Committed Loan Notice. Each such Committed Loan Notice must be received by the Administrative Agent not later than 11:00 a.m. (i) three (3) Business Days prior to the requested date of any Borrowing of, conversion to or continuation of EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans or of any conversion of EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans to Base Rate Loans, and (ii) one Business Day prior to the requested date of any Borrowing of Base Rate Loans. Each Borrowing of, conversion to or continuation of EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans shall be in a minimum principal amount of $1,000,000 or a whole multiple of $500,000 in excess thereof. Each Borrowing of or conversion to Base Rate Loans shall be in a minimum principal amount of $500,000 or a whole multiple of $100,000 in excess thereof. Each such Committed Loan Notice shall specify (i) whether the Borrower is requesting a Term Borrowing, a conversion of Term Loans from one Type to the other, or a continuation of EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans, (ii) the requested date of the Borrowing, conversion or continuation, as the case may be (which shall be a Business Day), (iii) the principal amount of Loans to be borrowed, converted or continued, (iv) the Type of Term Loans to be borrowed or to which existing Loans are to be converted, and (v) if applicable, the duration of the Interest Period with respect thereto. If the Borrower fails to specify a Type of Loan in a Committed Loan Notice or if the Borrower fails to give a timely notice requesting a conversion or continuation, then the applicable Term Loans shall be made as, or converted to, Base Rate Loans. Any such automatic conversion to Base Rate Loans shall be effective as of the last day of the Interest Period then in effect with respect to the applicable EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans. If the Borrower requests a Borrowing of, conversion to, or continuation of EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans in any such Committed Loan Notice, but fails to specify an Interest Period, it will be deemed to have specified an Interest Period of one month.
 
(b)Following receipt of a Committed Loan Notice, the Administrative Agent shall promptly notify each Lender of the amount of its Applicable Percentage under the Term Facility of the applicable Term Loans and if no timely notice of a conversion or continuation is provided by the Borrower, the Administrative Agent shall notify each Lender of the details of any automatic conversion to Base Rate Loans described in Section 2.02(a). In the case of a Term Borrowing, each Appropriate Lender shall make the amount of its Loan available to the Administrative Agent in immediately available funds at the Administrative Agent’s Office not later than 1:00 p.m. on the Business Day specified in the applicable Committed Loan Notice. Upon satisfaction of the applicable conditions set forth in Section 4.01 and upon receipt of all request funds, the Administrative Agent shall make all funds so received available to the Borrower in like funds as received by the Administrative Agent either by (i) crediting the account of the Borrower on the books of the Administrative Agent, if any, with the amount of such funds or (ii) wire transfer of such funds, in each case in accordance with instructions provided to (and reasonably acceptable to) the Administrative Agent by the Borrower.
 
(c)Except as otherwise provided herein, a EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loan may be continued or converted only on the last day of an Interest Period for such EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loan. During the existence of a Default, no Loans may be requested as, converted to or continued as EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans without the consent of the Required Lenders.
 
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(d)The Administrative Agent shall promptly notify the Borrower and the Lenders of the interest rate applicable to any Interest Period for EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans upon determination of such interest rate.
 
(e)After giving effect to all Borrowings, all conversions of Loans from one Type to the other, and all continuations of Loans as the same Type, there shall not be more than ten (10) Interest Periods in effect in respect of the Term Facility.
 
(f)[Reserved].
 
2.03[Reserved].
 
2.04[Reserved].
 
2.05Prepayments.
 
(a)OptionalSubject to Section 2.05(c), the Borrower may, upon written notice to the Administrative Agent, at any time or from time to time after the date that is ten (10) Business Days after the Closing Date, voluntarily prepay Loans in whole or in part without premium or penalty; provided that (A) such notice must be in a form acceptable to the Administrative Agent (including any form on an electronic platform or electronic transmission system as shall be approved by the Administrative Agent) appropriately completed and signed by a Responsible Officer and be received by the Administrative Agent not later than 11:00 a.m. (a) three (3) Business Days prior to any date of prepayment of EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans and (b) one (1) Business Day prior to the date of prepayment of Base Rate Loans; (B) any prepayment of EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans shall be in a principal amount of $1,000,000 or a whole multiple of $500,000 in excess thereof; and (C) any prepayment of Base Rate Loans shall be in a principal amount of $500,000 or a whole multiple of $100,000 in excess thereof or, in each case, if less, the entire principal amount thereof then outstanding. Each such notice shall specify the date and amount of such prepayment and the Type(s) of Loans to be prepaid and, if EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans are to be prepaid, the Interest Period(s) of such Loans. The Administrative Agent will promptly notify each Lender of its receipt of each such notice, and of the amount of such Lender’s ratable portion of such prepayment (based on such Lender’s Applicable Percentage in respect of the Term Facility). If such notice is given by the Borrower, the Borrower shall make such prepayment and the payment amount specified in such notice shall be due and payable on the date specified therein. Any prepayment of a Loan shall be accompanied by all accrued interest on the amount prepaid, together with, in the case of a EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loan, any additional amounts required pursuant to Section 3.05. Each prepayment of the outstanding Term Loans pursuant to this Section 2.05(a) shall be applied to the remaining amortization payments under the Term Facility in direct order of maturity, and thereafter to the next scheduled installments of principal of the Term Facility or portions thereof, and subject to Section 2.15, each such prepayment shall be paid to the Lenders in accordance with their respective Applicable Percentages in respect of the Term Facility.
 
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(b)Mandatory.
 
(i)Commencing with the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021, within the later of (x) five (5) Business Days after financial statements have been delivered pursuant to Section 6.01(a) and the related Compliance Certificate has been delivered pursuant to Section 6.02(b) and (y) ninety-five (95) days after the end of such fiscal year, the Borrower shall prepay an aggregate principal amount of Loans equal to the excess (if any) of (A) the ECF Percentage of Excess Cash Flow for the fiscal year covered by such financial statements over (B) (1) the aggregate principal amount of Term Loans prepaid pursuant to Section 2.05(a) or 10.13 or repurchases of the Term Loans made pursuant to Section 10.06 during such fiscal year (and not previously applied by the Borrower pursuant to the following clause (2) to reduce the prepayment required by this Section 2.05(b)(i) for the preceding fiscal year) and (2) at the Borrower’s election, all or any amount of Term Loans prepaid pursuant to Section 2.05(a) or 10.13 or repurchases of the Term Loans made pursuant to Section 10.06 after the end of such fiscal year and on or prior to the date of such prepayment; provided that any such prepayments were not made with proceeds of any Indebtedness, Disposition, equity issuance, Extraordinary Receipts or other proceeds that would not be included in calculating Consolidated EBITDA for the applicable fiscal year (such prepayments to be applied as set forth in clause (v) below); provided that no such prepayment shall be required for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022.
 
(ii)If the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries Disposes of any property (other than any Disposition of any property permitted by Section 7.05) that results in the realization by such Person of Net Cash Proceeds, the Borrower shall prepay an aggregate principal amount of Term Loans equal to 100% of such Net Cash Proceeds within ten (10) Business Days of receipt thereof by such Person (such prepayments to be applied as set forth in clause (v) below); provided, however, that, with respect to any Net Cash Proceeds realized under a Disposition described in this Section 2.05(b)(ii), at the election of the Borrower (as notified by the Borrower to the Administrative Agent within such ten (10) Business Day period), the Borrower or such Subsidiary may reinvest such Net Cash Proceeds up to an amount not to exceed $50,000,000 during the term of the Term Facility (the “Reinvestment Amount”) in Collateral used or useful in the operation of the Borrower or its Subsidiaries (or committed to be reinvested pursuant to a definitive agreement) within 12 months and, if so committed to be reinvested, so long as such reinvestment is actually completed within 18 months after such Disposition; provided further that (i) the Borrower shall not be required to reinvest such Net Cash Proceeds in Collateral to the extent such Net Cash Proceeds result from the disposition of property that is not, and is not otherwise required to be, Collateral and instead may reinvest such proceeds in assets that do not constitute Collateral so long as such assets are used or useful in the operation of the Borrower or its Subsidiaries and (ii) the Borrower may invest up to $10,000,000 of the Reinvestment Amount each fiscal year in non- Collateral assets so long as such assets are used or useful in the operation of the Borrower or its Subsidiaries. Notwithstanding anything in this Section 2.05(b) to the contrary, (x) 100% of the Net Cash Proceeds of any Disposition of ABL Priority Collateral shall first be offered to permanently reduce the commitments in respect of the ABL Facility on a pro rata basis among the ABL Lenders, (y) at the Borrower’s option and with customary notice, any ABL Lender may elect not to accept its pro rata portion of any such mandatory prepayment and (z) any such prepayment amount so declined shall otherwise be applied in accordance with this Section 2.05(b); provided that to the extent such Net Cash Proceeds result from a Disposition of ABL Priority Collateral, upon the occurrence of the ABL Obligations Payment Date (as defined in the ABL Intercreditor Agreement), such Net Cash Proceeds shall be applied to the Obligations in accordance with this Section 2.05(b).
 
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(iii)Upon the incurrence or issuance by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries of any Indebtedness (other than Indebtedness expressly permitted to be incurred or issued pursuant to Section 7.02), the Borrower shall prepay an aggregate principal amount of Loans equal to 100% of all Net Cash Proceeds received therefrom within five (5) Business Days of receipt thereof by the Borrower or such Subsidiary (such prepayments to be applied as set forth in clause (v) below).
 
(iv)Upon any Extraordinary Receipt received by or paid to or for the account of the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries, and not otherwise included in clause (ii) or (iii) of this Section 2.05(b), the Borrower shall prepay an aggregate principal amount of Loans equal to 100% of all Net Cash Proceeds received therefrom within ten (10) Business Days of receipt thereof by the Borrower or such Subsidiary (such prepayments to be applied as set forth in clause (v) below); provided, however, that with respect to any proceeds of insurance, condemnation awards (or payments in lieu thereof) or indemnity payments, at the election of the Borrower (as notified by the Borrower to the Administrative Agent on or prior to the date of receipt of such insurance proceeds, condemnation awards or indemnity payments), and so long as no Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing, the Borrower or such Subsidiary may apply within 180 days after the receipt of such cash proceeds to replace or repair the equipment, fixed assets or real property in respect of which such cash proceeds were received and if such Net Cash Proceeds are not so reinvested within such 180-day period but such Net Cash Proceeds are subject to a definitive agreement within such 180-day period to reinvest such Net Cash Proceeds in accordance with this Section 2.05(b)(iv) then the Borrower or such Subsidiary shall have an additional 180 days after the end of the such initial 180-day period to reinvest such Net Cash Proceeds in accordance with this Section 2.05(b)(iv); and provided, further, however, that any cash proceeds not so applied shall be promptly applied to the prepayment of the Loans as set forth in this Section 2.05(b)(iv).
 
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(v)Each prepayment of Loans pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this Section 2.05(b) shall be applied, (1) with respect to prepayments required by clause (i), to the next scheduled installments of principal of the Term Facility and (2) with respect to prepayments required by clauses (ii) through (iv), first, to the next two principal repayment installments of the Term Facility and, thereafter, in inverse order of maturity to the remaining scheduled principal installments of the Term Facility on a pro rata basis; Subject to Section 2.15, such prepayments shall be paid to the Lenders in accordance with their respective Applicable Percentages in respect of the Term Facility.
 
(vi)Notwithstanding anything in this Section 2.05(b) to the contrary, the Borrower will not later than 11:00 a.m. on the date three (3) Business Days (or such later date as agreed to by the Administrative Agent) prior to the date such prepayment with respect to this Section 2.05(b), give the Administrative Agent written notice requesting that the Administrative Agent provide notice of such prepayment to each Lender, each Lender will have the right to refuse any such prepayment by giving written notice (a “Rejection Notice”) of such refusal to the Borrower and the Administrative Agent by 11:00 a.m. one (b) Business Day prior to the date of such prepayment and (iii) the Borrower will make all such prepayments not so. Any Lender that does not decline such prepayment in writing on or prior to the date set forth above shall be deemed to have accepted such prepayment.
 
(vii)[Reserved].
 
(viii)Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Section 2.05(b) any mandatory prepayments arising under Section 2.05(b)(ii) or (iv) from the receipt of Net Cash Proceeds from any Disposition or Extraordinary Receipts by any Foreign Subsidiary (each, a “Foreign Disposition”) or arising under Section 2.05(b)(i) from Excess Cash Flow directly attributable to Foreign Subsidiaries (“Foreign Excess Cash Flow”) shall not be required to the extent that the repatriation of such Net Cash Proceeds or Foreign Excess Cash Flow would (A) give rise to adverse tax, accounting or regulatory consequences (in each case, other than de minimis) or (B) be prohibited, restricted or delayed by any requirement of applicable Laws. The Borrower hereby agreeing to use commercially reasonable efforts to cause the applicable Foreign Subsidiary to promptly file any required forms, obtain any necessary consents and take all similar actions reasonably required by the applicable local Laws to permit such repatriation.
 
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(c)Prepayment Premium.
 
In the event that all or any portion of the Term Loans is repaid or prepaid as a result of any voluntary prepayment or mandatory prepayment, but excluding any prepayment made pursuant to Sections 2.05(b)(i), (b)(ii) and (b)(iv), on or prior to the third anniversary of the Closing Date, such repayments, prepayments or required assignments shall be made at (A) an amount equal to the Make-Whole Amount, if such repayment, prepayment or required assignment occurs on or prior to the first anniversary of the Closing Date, (B) 2.0% of the amount repaid or prepaid as of the date of such repayment, prepayment or required assignment, if such repayment, prepayment or required assignment occurs after the first anniversary of the Closing Date but on or prior to the second anniversary of the Closing Date and (C) 1.0% of the amount repaid or prepaid, if such repayment, prepayment or required assignment occurs after the second anniversary of the Closing Date but on or prior to the third anniversary of the Closing Date (the foregoing premiums (including the Make-Whole Amount), the “Prepayment Premium”). No Prepayment Premium will be applicable on any portion of the Term Loan repaid or prepayment, but excluding any prepayment made pursuant to Sections 2.05(b)(i), (b)(ii) and (b)(iv), after the third anniversary of the Closing Date. If the Term Loans are accelerated or otherwise become due prior to their maturity date, in each case (including upon the occurrence of a bankruptcy or insolvency event of default or the acceleration of claims by operation of law), the amount of principal of and premium on the Term Loans that becomes due and payable shall equal 100.0% of the principal amount of the Term Loans plus the Prepayment Premium in effect on the date of such acceleration or such other prior due date, as if such acceleration or other occurrence were a voluntary prepayment of the Term Loans accelerated or otherwise becoming due. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, it is understood and agreed that if the Loans are accelerated or otherwise become due prior to the Maturity Date, in each case (including upon the occurrence of a bankruptcy or insolvency event of default or the acceleration of claims by operation of law), the Prepayment Premium applicable with respect to a voluntary prepayment of the Term Loans will also be due and payable on the date of such acceleration or such other prior due date as though the Term Loans were voluntarily prepaid as of such date and shall constitute part of the Obligations, in view of the impracticability and extreme difficulty of ascertaining actual damages and by mutual agreement of the parties as to a reasonable calculation of each Lender’s loss as a result thereof. Any Prepayment Premium payable above shall be presumed to be the liquidated damages sustained by each Lender and the Borrower agrees that it is reasonable under the circumstances currently existing. THE BORROWER EXPRESSLY WAIVES (TO THE FULLEST EXTENT IT MAY LAWFULLY DO SO) THE PROVISIONS OF ANY PRESENT OR FUTURE STATUTE OR LAW THAT PROHIBITS OR MAY PROHIBIT THE COLLECTION OF THE PREPAYMENT PREMIUM IN CONNECTION WITH ANY SUCH ACCELERATION. The Borrower expressly agrees (to the fullest extent it may lawfully do so) that: (A) the Prepayment Premium is reasonable and is the product of an arm’s length transaction between sophisticated business people, ably represented by counsel, (B) the Prepayment Premium shall be payable notwithstanding the then prevailing market rates at the time payment is made, (C) there has been a course of conduct between the Lenders and the Borrower giving specific consideration in this transaction for such agreement to pay the Prepayment Premium and (D) the Borrower shall be estopped hereafter from claiming differently than as agreed to in this paragraph.
 
2.06[Reserved].
 
2.07Repayment of Loans.
 
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(a)Term Loans. The Borrower shall repay to the Term Lenders the aggregate principal amount of all Term Loans outstanding in consecutive quarterly installments on the following dates in an amount equal to the amount set forth opposite such date (which amounts shall be reduced as a result of the application of prepayments in accordance with the order of priority set forth in Section 2.05):
 
 
Date
 
Amount
 
The last Business Day of each fiscal quarter ending prior to the Maturity Date for the Term Facility, commencing with the fiscal quarter ending June 30, 2021
 
0.25% of the aggregate principal amount of the aggregate Initial Term Loans on the Closing Date
 
Maturity Date with respect to the Term Facility
 
All outstanding principal amount of the Term Loans

2.08Interest.
 
(a)
 
(ai)Cash Interest Payment. Subject to the provisions of Section 2.08(b), (i) each EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loan under a Facility shall bear interest on the outstanding principal amount thereof for each Interest Period at a rate per annum equal to the EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate for such Interest Period plus the Applicable Rate for such Facility; and (ii) each Base Rate Loan under a Facility shall bear interest on the outstanding principal amount thereof from the applicable borrowing date at a rate per annum equal to the Base Rate plus the Applicable Rate for such Facility.
 
(ii)PIK Interest Accrual. Subject to the provisions of Section 2.08(b), commencing with the fiscal quarter ending June 30, 2023, each Loan shall bear PIK Interest equal to (1) in any Interest Period ending after the first full fiscal quarter following the quarter in which the Junior Capital Condition is not met, if the Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries at the time of such election is (A) greater than or equal to 3.00:1.00, the PIK Interest shall be two percent (2.00%) or (B) less than 3.00:1.00, the PIK Interest shall be one percent (1.00%) or (2) in any Interest Period ending after the first full fiscal quarter after the quarter in which the Junior Capital Condition is met, if the Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries at the time of such election is (A) greater than or equal to 3.00:1.00, the PIK Interest shall be one percent (1.00%) or (B) less than 3.00:1.00, the PIK Interest shall be one half of one percent (0.50%).
 
(b)(1) If any amount of principal of any Loan is not paid when due (without regard to any applicable grace periods), whether at stated maturity, by acceleration or otherwise, such amount shall thereafter bear interest at a fluctuating interest rate per annum at all times equal to the Default Rate to the fullest extent permitted by applicable Laws.
 
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(ii)While any Event of Default exists and is continuing under Section 8.01(j), the Borrower shall pay interest on all outstanding Obligations hereunder at a fluctuating interest rate per annum at all times equal to the Default Rate to the fullest extent permitted by applicable Laws.
 
(iii)Upon the request of the Required Lenders, while any Event of Default exists and is continuing (other than to the extent set forth in Sections 2.08(b)(i) and (b)(ii) above), the Borrower shall pay interest on the principal amount of all outstanding Obligations hereunder at a fluctuating interest rate per annum at all times equal to the Default Rate to the fullest extent permitted by applicable Laws.
 
(iv)[Reserved].
 
(v)Accrued and unpaid interest on past due amounts (including interest on past due interest) shall be due and payable upon demand.
 
(c)Interest on each Loan shall be due and payable in arrears on each Interest Payment Date applicable thereto and at such other times as may be specified herein. Interest hereunder shall be due and payable in accordance with the terms hereof before and after judgment, and before and after the commencement of any proceeding under any Debtor Relief Law.
 
2.09Fees.
 
(a)[Reserved].
 
(b)Other Fees.
 
(i)The Borrower shall pay to the Administrative Agent for its accounts fees in the amounts and at the times specified in the Fee Letter. Such fees shall be fully earned when paid and shall not be refundable for any reason whatsoever.
 
(ii)The Borrower shall pay to the Lenders such fees as shall have been separately agreed upon in writing in the amounts and at the times so specified. All such fees shall be fully earned when paid and shall not be refundable for any reason whatsoever.
 
2.10Computation of Interest and Fees; Retroactive Adjustments of Applicable Rate. All computations of interest for Base Rate Loans (including Base Rate Loans determined by reference to the EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate) shall be made on the basis of a year of 365 or 366 days, as the case may be, and actual days elapsed. All other computations of fees and interest shall be made on the basis of a 360-day year and actual days elapsed (which results in more fees or interest, as applicable, being paid than if computed on the basis of a 365 or 366-day year). Interest shall accrue on each Loan for the day on which the Loan is made, and shall not accrue on a Loan, or any portion thereof, for the day on which the Loan or such portion is paid; provided that any Loan that is repaid on the same day on which it is made shall, subject to Section 2.12(a), bear interest for one day. Each determination by the Administrative Agent of an interest rate or fee hereunder shall be conclusive and binding for all purposes, absent manifest error.
 
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2.11Evidence of Debt. The Credit Extensions made by each Lender shall be evidenced by one or more accounts or records maintained by such Lender and by the Administrative Agent in the ordinary course of business. The accounts or records maintained by the Administrative Agent and each Lender shall be conclusive absent manifest error of the amount of the Credit Extensions made by the Lenders to the Borrower and the interest and payments thereon. Any failure to so record or any error in doing so shall not, however, limit or otherwise affect the obligation of the Borrower hereunder to pay any amount owing with respect to the Obligations. In the event of any conflict between the accounts and records maintained by any Lender and the accounts and records of the Administrative Agent in respect of such matters, the accounts and records of the Administrative Agent shall control in the absence of manifest error. Upon the request of any Lender, the Borrower shall execute and deliver to such Lender a Note, which shall evidence such Lender’s Loans in addition to such accounts or records. Each Lender may attach schedules to its Note and endorse thereon the date, Type (if applicable), amount and maturity of its Loans and payments with respect thereto.
 
2.12Payments Generally; Administrative Agent’s Clawback.
 
(a)General. All payments to be made by the Borrower shall be made free and clear of and without condition or deduction for any counterclaim, defense, recoupment or setoff. Except as otherwise expressly provided herein, all payments by the Borrower hereunder shall be made to the Administrative Agent, for the account of the respective Lenders to which such payment is owed, at the Administrative Agent’s Office in Dollars and in immediately available funds not later than 2:00 p.m. on the date specified herein. The Administrative Agent will promptly distribute to each Lender its Applicable Percentage in respect of the relevant Facility (or other applicable share as provided herein) of such payment in like funds as received by wire transfer to such Lender’s Lending Office. All payments received by the Administrative Agent after 2:00 p.m. may, in the Administrative Agent’s discretion, be deemed received on the next succeeding Business Day and any applicable interest or fee shall continue to accrue. If any payment to be made by the Borrower shall come due on a day other than a Business Day, payment shall be made on the next following Business Day, and such extension of time shall be reflected in computing interest or fees, as the case may be.
 
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(b)(ii) Funding by Lenders; Presumption by Administrative Agent. Unless the Administrative Agent shall have received written notice from a Lender prior to the proposed date of any Borrowing of EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans (or, in the case of any Borrowing of Base Rate Loans, prior to 12:00 noon on the date of such Borrowing) that such Lender will not make available to the Administrative Agent such Lender’s share of such Borrowing, the Administrative Agent may assume that such Lender has made such share available on such date in accordance with Section 2.02 (or, in the case of a Borrowing of Base Rate Loans, that such Lender has made such share available in accordance with and at the time required by Section 2.02) and may, in reliance upon such assumption, make available to the Borrower a corresponding amount. In such event, if a Lender has not in fact made its share of the applicable Borrowing available to the Administrative Agent, then the applicable Lender and the Borrower severally agree to pay to the Administrative Agent forthwith on demand such corresponding amount in immediately available funds with interest thereon, for each day from and including the date such amount is made available to the Borrower to but excluding the date of payment to the Administrative Agent, at (A) in the case of a payment to be made by such Lender, the greater of the Federal Funds Rate and a rate determined by the Administrative Agent in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation, plus any administrative, processing or similar fees customarily charged by the Administrative Agent in connection with the foregoing, and (B) in the case of a payment to be made by the Borrower, the interest rate applicable to Base Rate Loans. If the Borrower and such Lender shall pay such interest to the Administrative Agent for the same or an overlapping period, the Administrative Agent shall promptly remit to the Borrower the amount of such interest paid by the Borrower for such period. If such Lender pays its share of the applicable Borrowing to the Administrative Agent, then the amount so paid shall constitute such Lender’s Loan included in such Borrowing. Any payment by the Borrower shall be without prejudice to any claim the Borrower may have against a Lender that shall have failed to make such payment to the Administrative Agent.
 
(ii)Payments by Borrower; Presumptions by Administrative Agent. Unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from the Borrower prior to the time at which any payment is due to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Lenders hereunder that the Borrower will not make such payment, the Administrative Agent may assume that the Borrower has made such payment on such date in accordance herewith and may, in reliance upon such assumption, distribute to the Appropriate Lenders the amount due. In such event, if the Borrower has not in fact made such payment, then each of the Appropriate Lenders agrees to repay to the Administrative Agent forthwith on demand the amount so distributed to such Lender, in immediately available funds with interest thereon, for each day from and including the date such amount is distributed to it to but excluding the date of payment to the Administrative Agent, at the greater of the Federal Funds Rate and a rate determined by the Administrative Agent in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation.
 
A notice of the Administrative Agent to any Lender or the Borrower with respect to any amount owing under this subsection (b) shall be conclusive, absent manifest error.
 
(c)Failure to Satisfy Conditions Precedent. If any Lender makes available to the Administrative Agent funds for any Loan to be made by such Lender as provided in the foregoing provisions of this Article II, and such funds are not made available to the Borrower by the Administrative Agent because the conditions to the applicable Credit Extension set forth in Article IV are not satisfied or waived in accordance with the terms hereof, the Administrative Agent shall return such funds (in like funds as received from such Lender) to such Lender, without interest.
 
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(d)Obligations of Lenders Several. The obligations of the Lenders hereunder to make Loans and to make Term Loans and to make payments pursuant to Section 10.04(c) are several and not joint. The failure of any Lender to make any Loan or to make any payment under Section 10.04(c) on any date required hereunder shall not relieve any other Lender of its corresponding obligation to do so on such date, and no Lender shall be responsible for the failure of any other Lender to so make its Loan, to purchase its participation or to make its payment under Section 10.04(c).
 
(e)Funding Source. Nothing herein shall be deemed to obligate any Lender to obtain the funds for any Loan in any particular place or manner or to constitute a representation by any Lender that it has obtained or will obtain the funds for any Loan in any particular place or manner.
 
(f)Insufficient Funds. If at any time insufficient funds are received by and available to the Administrative Agent to pay fully all amounts of principal, interest and fees then due hereunder, such funds shall be applied (i) first, toward payment of interest and fees then due hereunder, ratably among the parties entitled thereto in accordance with the amounts of interest and fees then due to such parties, and (ii) second, toward payment of principal and then due hereunder, ratably among the parties entitled thereto in accordance with the amounts of principal then due to such parties.
 
2.13Sharing of Payments by Lenders. If any Lender shall, by exercising any right of setoff or counterclaim or otherwise, obtain payment in respect of (a) Obligations due and payable to such Lender hereunder and under the other Loan Documents at such time in excess of its ratable share (according to the proportion of (i) the amount of such Obligations due and payable to such Lender at such time to (ii) the aggregate amount of the Obligations due and payable to all Lenders hereunder and under the other Loan Documents at such time) of payments on account of the Obligations due and payable to all Lenders hereunder and under the other Loan Documents at such time obtained by all the Lenders at such time or (b) Obligations owing (but not due and payable) to such Lender hereunder and under the other Loan Documents at such time in excess of its ratable share (according to the proportion of (i) the amount of such Obligations owing (but not due and payable) to such Lender at such time to (ii) the aggregate amount of the Obligations owing (but not due and payable) to all Lenders hereunder and under the other Loan Parties at such time) of payment on account of the Obligations owing (but not due and payable) to all Lenders hereunder and under the other Loan Documents at such time obtained by all of the Lenders at such time then the Lender receiving such greater proportion shall (a) notify the Administrative Agent of such fact, and (b) purchase (for cash at face value) participations in the Loans of the other Lenders, or make such other adjustments as shall be equitable, so that the benefit of all such payments shall be shared by the Lenders ratably in accordance with the aggregate amount of Obligations then due and payable to the Lenders or owing (but not due and payable) to the Lenders, as the case may be, provided that:
 
(i)if any such participations are purchased and all or any portion of the payment giving rise thereto is recovered, such participations shall be rescinded and the purchase price restored to the extent of such recovery, without interest; and
 
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(ii)the provisions of this Section shall not be construed to apply to (x) any payment made by or on behalf of the Borrower pursuant to and in accordance with the express terms of this Agreement (including the application of funds arising from the existence of a Defaulting Lender) or (y) any payment obtained by a Lender as consideration for the assignment of or sale of a participation in any of its Loans to any assignee or participant, other than an assignment to the Borrower or any Affiliate thereof (as to which the provisions of this Section shall apply).
 
The Borrower consents to the foregoing and agrees, to the extent it may effectively do so under applicable Laws, that any Lender acquiring a participation pursuant to the foregoing arrangements may exercise against the Borrower rights of setoff and counterclaim with respect to such participation as fully as if such Lender were a direct creditor of the Borrower in the amount of such participation.
 
2.14[Reserved].
 
2.15Defaulting Lenders.
 
(a)Adjustments. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Agreement, if any Lender becomes a Defaulting Lender, then, until such time as that Lender is no longer a Defaulting Lender, to the extent permitted by applicable Laws:
 
(i)Waivers and Amendments. Such Defaulting Lender’s right to approve or disapprove any amendment, waiver or consent with respect to this Agreement shall be restricted as set forth in Section 10.01 and in the definition of “Required Lender.”
 
(ii)Defaulting Lender Waterfall. Any payment of principal, interest, fees or other amounts received by the Administrative Agent for the account of such Defaulting Lender (whether voluntary or mandatory, at maturity, pursuant to Article VIII or otherwise) or received by the Administrative Agent from a Defaulting Lender pursuant to Section 10.08 shall be applied at such time or times as may be determined by the Administrative Agent as follows: first, to the payment of any amounts owing by such Defaulting Lender to the Administrative Agent hereunder; second, as the Borrower may request (so long as no Default or Event of Default exists), to the funding of any Loan in respect of which such Defaulting Lender has failed to fund its portion thereof as required by this Agreement, as determined by the Administrative Agent; third, if so determined by the Administrative Agent and the Borrower, to be held in a deposit account and released pro rata in order to satisfy such Defaulting Lender’s potential future funding obligations with respect to Loans under this Agreement; fourth, to the payment of any amounts owing to the Lenders as a result of any judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction obtained by any Lender against such Defaulting Lender as a result of such Defaulting Lender’s breach of its obligations under this Agreement; fifth, so long as no Default or Event of Default exists, to the payment of any amounts owing to the Borrower as a result of any judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction obtained by the Borrower against such Defaulting Lender as a result of such Defaulting Lender’s breach of its obligations under this Agreement; and sixth, to such Defaulting Lender or as otherwise directed by a court of competent jurisdiction; provided that if such payment is a payment of the principal amount of any Loans in respect of which such Defaulting Lender has not fully funded its appropriate share, such payment shall be applied solely to pay the Loans of all Non-Defaulting Lenders on a pro rata basis prior to being applied to the payment of any Loans of such Defaulting Lender until such time as all Loans are held by the Lenders pro rata in accordance with the Commitments. Any payments, prepayments or other amounts paid or payable to a Defaulting Lender that are applied (or held) to pay amounts owed by a Defaulting Lender shall be deemed paid to and redirected by such Defaulting Lender, and each Lender irrevocably consents hereto.
 
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(ba)Defaulting Lender Cure. If the Borrower and the Administrative Agent agree in writing that a Lender is no longer a Defaulting Lender, the Administrative Agent will so notify the parties hereto, whereupon as of the effective date specified in such notice and subject to any conditions set forth therein, that Lender will, to the extent applicable, purchase at par that portion of outstanding Loans of the other Lenders, whereupon such Lender will cease to be a Defaulting Lender; provided that no adjustments will be made retroactively with respect to fees accrued or payments made by or on behalf of the Borrower while that Lender was a Defaulting Lender; and provided, further, that, except to the extent otherwise expressly agreed by the affected parties, no change hereunder from Defaulting Lender to Lender will constitute a waiver or release of any claim of any party hereunder arising from that Lender’s having been a Defaulting Lender.
 
2.161.01Incremental Credit Extensions.
 
(a)Incremental Term Commitments. The Borrower may at any time or from time to time after the Closing Date, by notice to the Person appointed by the Borrower to arrange the Incremental Term Loans (such Person (who may be any Person appointed by the Borrower), the “Incremental Arranger”) and the Administrative Agent (an “Incremental Loan Request”), request one or more new commitments that may be of the same class as any outstanding Incremental Term Loans (a “Incremental Term Loan Increase”) or a new class of term loans (collectively with any Incremental Term Loan Increase, the “Incremental Term Commitments”), whereupon the Administrative Agent shall promptly deliver a copy to each of the Lenders. The Borrower may designate any Incremental Arranger of any Incremental Term Commitments with such titles under such Incremental Term Commitments as the Borrower may deem appropriate.
 
(b)Incremental Loans. On the applicable date (each, an “Incremental Facility Closing Date”) specified in any Incremental Amendment (including through any Incremental Term Loan Increase), subject to the satisfaction of the terms and conditions in this Section 2.16 and in the applicable Incremental Amendment, (A) each Incremental Term Lender of such class shall make a Loan to the Borrower (an “Incremental Term Loan”) in an amount equal to its Incremental Term Commitment of such class and (B) each Incremental Term Lender of such class shall become a Lender hereunder with respect to the Incremental Term Commitment of such class and the Incremental Term Loans of such class made pursuant thereto.
 
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(c)Incremental Loan Request. Each Incremental Loan Request from the Borrower pursuant to this Section 2.16 shall set forth the requested amount and proposed terms of the relevant Incremental Term Loans. Incremental Term Loans may be made by any existing Lender (but no existing Lender will have an obligation to make any Incremental Term Commitment) or by any Additional Lender (each such existing Lender or Additional Lender providing such Commitment or Loan, an “Incremental Term Lender,” and, collectively, the “Incremental Lenders”). Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, prior to the incurrence or establishment of any loans or commitments under the Loan Documents, the Borrower shall offer the Term Lenders a bona fide opportunity to provide the entire amount of such Incremental Term Loans or Incremental Term Commitments on terms specified by the Borrower and, to the extent the Term Lenders decline (or fail to respond in a timely manner) to provide any amount of the Incremental Term Loans on such specified terms, then the Borrower may offer to other persons an opportunity to provide such declined amount of loans or commitments on such specified terms (but not on other terms).
 
(d)Effectiveness of Incremental Amendment. The Incremental Arranger shall promptly notify the applicable Lenders of the final allocation of such Incremental Term Commitments and the Incremental Amendment Date. The effectiveness of any Incremental Amendment, and the Incremental Term Commitments thereunder, shall be subject to the satisfaction on the applicable date (which shall be no earlier than the date of such Incremental Amendment) specified therein (the “Incremental Amendment Date”) of each of the following conditions, together with any other conditions set forth in the Incremental Amendment:
 
(i)no Event of Default has occurred and is continuing on the Incremental Amendment Date;
 
(ii)each Incremental Term Commitment shall be in an aggregate principal amount that is not less than $1,000,000 and shall be in an increment of $1,000,000 (provided that such amount may be less than $1,000,000 if such amount represents all remaining availability under the limit set forth in Section 2.16(d)(iii));
 
(iii)the aggregate amount of Incremental Term Loans outstanding is not to exceed an unlimited amount so long as, after giving pro forma effect to the making of Incremental Term Loans under such Incremental Amendment, (1) with respect to Incremental Term Loans secured by a Lien on the Collateral (including, without limitation, Indebtedness secured by the Collateral on a junior Lien basis to the Obligations), the Consolidated Secured Net Leverage Ratio is less than or equal to 3.75:1.00 and (2) with respect to Incremental Term Loans that are unsecured, the Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio is less than or equal to 3.75:1.00; and
 
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(iv)to the extent reasonably requested by the Incremental Arranger, the Administrative Agent or Persons providing the applicable Incremental Term Loans, receipt by the Administrative Agent and the Incremental Arranger of (A) customary legal opinions, board resolutions and officers’ certificates (including solvency certificates) and (B) reaffirmation agreements and/or such amendments to the documents with respect to Collateral as may be reasonably requested by the Incremental Arranger and the Administrative Agent in order to ensure that such Incremental Lenders are provided with the benefit of the applicable Loan Documents.
 
(e)Required Terms. The terms, provisions and documentation of the Incremental Term Loans and Incremental Term Commitments of any class shall be as agreed between the Borrower and the applicable Incremental Lenders providing such Incremental Term Commitments, and except as otherwise set forth herein, to the extent not identical to any class of Incremental Term Loans each existing on the Incremental Facility Closing Date, shall be consistent with clauses (i) through (iii) below, as applicable, and otherwise shall be (taken as a whole) no more favorable to the Incremental Lenders than those applicable to the Facility, except to the extent such terms, (I) are conformed (or added) in the Loan Documents pursuant to the related Incremental Amendment for the benefit of the Facility, as determined solely by the Administrative Agent and the Borrower or (II) are applicable only to periods after the Maturity Date as of the Incremental Amendment Date; provided that in the case of an Incremental Term Loan Increase, the terms, provisions and documentation (other than the Incremental Amendment evidencing such increase) of such Incremental Term Loan Increase shall be identical (other than with respect to upfront fees, original issue discount or similar fees) to the applicable class of Incremental Term Loans as existing on the Incremental Facility Closing Date. In any event:
 
(i)the Incremental Term Loans:
 
(A)(I) shall rank pari passu or junior in right of payment with the Obligations under Loans that are senior in right of payment and (II) if secured, shall be secured by the Collateral and shall rank junior in right of security to the Obligations (and subject to a customary subordination agreement (if subject to payment subordination)) and shall be subject to the ABL Intercreditor Agreement,
 
(B)as of the Incremental Amendment Date, such Incremental Term Loans shall not have a final scheduled maturity date earlier than the Latest Maturity Date of all then outstanding Loans,
 
(C)as of the Incremental Amendment Date, shall have a Weighted Average Life to Maturity not shorter than the remaining Weighted Average Life to Maturity of the Loans,
 
(D)shall have an Applicable Rate, and subject to clauses (e)(i)(B) and (e)(i)(C) above, amortization determined by the Borrower and the applicable Incremental Term Lenders; provided the Applicable Rate and amortization for an Incremental Term Loan Increase shall be (x) the Applicable Rate and amortization for the class being increased or (y) in the case of the Applicable Rate, higher than the Applicable Rate for the class being increased as long as the Applicable Rate for the class being increased shall be automatically increased as and to the extent necessary to eliminate such deficiency,
 
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(E)shall have currency, original issue discount or fees determined by the Borrower and the applicable Incremental Term Loan arranger(s) and/or lender(s), and
 
(F)if secured, shall not be secured by Liens or any assets that do not otherwise secure the Term Facility, and if guaranteed, shall not be guaranteed by, or otherwise be obligations of, any Person that is not otherwise the Borrower or a Guarantor,
 
(ii)if the Incremental Arranger is not the Administrative Agent, the actions authorized to be taken by the Incremental Arranger herein shall be done in consultation with the Administrative Agent and, with respect to the preparation of any documentation necessary or appropriate to carry out the provisions of this Section 2.16 (including amendments to this Agreement and the other Loan Documents), any comments to such documentation reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent shall be reflected therein; and
 
(iii)The Borrower will use the net proceeds of the Incremental Term Loans for working capital, general corporate purposes and any other purposes not prohibited by this Agreement.
 
(f)[Reserved].
 
(g)[Reserved]
 
(h)This Section 2.16 shall supersede any provisions in Section 2.13 or 10.01 to the contrary. Any Incremental Term Loans permitted under this Section 2.16 shall be documented pursuant to a customary amendment to this Agreement (an “Incremental Amendment”).
 
ARTICLE III
TAXES, YIELD PROTECTION AND ILLEGALITY
 
32.01Taxes.
 
(a)Payments Free of Taxes; Obligation to Withhold; Payments on Account of Taxes.
 
(i)Any and all payments by or on account of any obligation of any Loan Party hereunder or under any Loan Document shall be made without deduction or withholding for any Taxes, except as required by applicable Laws. If any applicable Law (as determined in the good faith discretion of the Administrative Agent) requires the deduction or withholding of any Tax from any such payment by the Administrative Agent or a Loan Party, then the Administrative Agent or such Loan Party shall be entitled to make such deduction or withholding, upon the basis of the information and documentation to be delivered pursuant to subsection (e) below and
 
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(ii)shall timely pay the full amount withheld or deducted to the relevant Governmental Authority in accordance with the Code, and (C) to the extent that the withholding or deduction is made on account of Indemnified Taxes, the sum payable by the applicable Loan Party shall be increased as necessary so that after any required withholding or the making of all required deductions (including deductions and withholdings applicable to additional sums payable under this Section 3.01) the applicable Recipient receives an amount equal to the sum it would have received had no such withholding or deduction been made.
 
(b)Payment of Other Taxes by the Borrower. Without limiting the provisions of subsection (a) above, the Borrower shall timely pay to the relevant Governmental Authority in accordance with applicable Laws, or at the option of the Administrative Agent timely reimburse it for the payment of, any Other Taxes.
 
(c)Tax Indemnifications.
 
(i)The Borrower shall, and does hereby, indemnify each Recipient, and shall make payment in respect thereof within ten (10) days after demand therefor, for the full amount of any Indemnified Taxes (including Indemnified Taxes imposed or asserted on or attributable to amounts payable under this Section 3.01) payable or paid by such Recipient or required to be withheld or deducted from a payment to such Recipient, and any penalties, interest and reasonable expenses arising therefrom or with respect thereto, whether or not such Indemnified Taxes were correctly or legally imposed or asserted by the relevant Governmental Authority. A certificate as to the amount of such payment or liability delivered to the Borrower by a Lender (with a copy to the Administrative Agent, or by the Administrative Agent on its own behalf or on behalf of a Lender, shall be conclusive absent manifest error.
 
(ii)Each Lender shall, and does hereby, severally indemnify, and shall make payment in respect thereof within ten (10) days after demand therefor, (x) the Administrative Agent against any Indemnified Taxes attributable to such Lender (but only to the extent that the Borrower has not already indemnified the Administrative Agent for such Indemnified Taxes and without limiting the obligation of the Borrower to do so), (y) against any Taxes attributable to such Lender’s failure to comply with the provisions of Section 10.06(d) relating to the maintenance of a Participant Register and (z) against any Excluded Taxes attributable to such Lender, in each case, that are payable or paid by the Administrative Agent or the Borrower in connection with any Loan Document, and any reasonable expenses arising therefrom or with respect thereto, whether or not such Taxes were correctly or legally imposed or asserted by the relevant Governmental Authority. A certificate as to the amount of such payment or liability delivered to any Lender by the Administrative Agent shall be conclusive absent manifest error. Each Lender hereby authorizes the Administrative Agent to set off and apply any and all amounts at any time owing to such Lender under this Agreement or any other Loan Document against any amount due to the Administrative Agent under this clause (ii).
 
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(d)Evidence of Payments. After any payment of Taxes by the Borrower or by the Administrative Agent to a Governmental Authority as provided in this Section 3.01, the Borrower shall deliver to the Administrative Agent the original or a certified copy of a receipt issued by such Governmental Authority evidencing such payment, a copy of any return required by Laws to report such payment or other evidence of such payment reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.
 
(e)Status of Lenders; Tax Documentation.
 
(i)Any Lender that is entitled to an exemption from or reduction of withholding Tax with respect to payments made under any Loan Document shall deliver to the Borrower and the Administrative Agent, at the time or times reasonably requested by the Borrower or the Administrative Agent, such properly completed and executed documentation reasonably requested by the Borrower or the Administrative Agent as will permit such payments to be made without withholding or at a reduced rate of withholding. In addition, any Lender, if reasonably requested by the Borrower or the Administrative Agent, shall deliver such other documentation prescribed by applicable law or reasonably requested by the Borrower or the Administrative Agent as will enable the Borrower or the Administrative Agent to determine whether or not such Lender is subject to backup withholding or information reporting requirements. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the preceding two sentences, the completion, execution and submission of such documentation (other than such documentation set forth in Section 3.01(e)(ii)(A), (ii)(B) and (ii)(D) below) shall not be required if in the Lender’s reasonable judgment such completion, execution or submission would subject such Lender to any material unreimbursed cost or expense or would materially prejudice the legal or commercial position of such Lender.
 
(ii)Without limiting the generality of the foregoing,
 
(A)any Lender that is a U.S. Person shall deliver to the Borrower and the Administrative Agent on or prior to the date on which such Lender becomes a Lender under this Agreement (and from time to time thereafter upon the reasonable request of the Borrower or the Administrative Agent), copies of duly executed and completed IRS Form W-9 certifying that such Lender is exempt from U.S. federal backup withholding tax;
 
(B)any Foreign Lender shall, to the extent it is legally entitled to do so, deliver to the Borrower and the Administrative Agent (in such number of copies as shall be requested by the recipient) on or prior to the date on which such Foreign Lender becomes a Lender under this Agreement (and from time to time thereafter upon the reasonable request of the Borrower or the Administrative Agent), whichever of the following is applicable:
 
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(1)in the case of a Foreign Lender claiming the benefits of an income tax treaty to which the United States is a party (x) with respect to payments of interest under any Loan Document, executed originals of IRS Form W-8BEN or W-8BEN-E, as applicable, establishing an exemption from, or reduction of, U.S. federal withholding Tax pursuant to the “interest” article of such tax treaty and (y) with respect to any other applicable payments under any Loan Document, IRS Form W-8BEN or W-8BEN-E, as applicable, establishing an exemption from, or reduction of, U.S. federal withholding Tax pursuant to the “business profits” or “other income” article of such tax treaty;
 
(2)executed originals of IRS Form W-8ECI;
 
(3)in the case of a Foreign Lender claiming the benefits of the exemption for portfolio interest under Section 881(c) of the Code, (x) a certificate substantially in the form of Exhibit F-1 to the effect that such Foreign Lender is not a “bank” within the meaning of Section 881(c)(3)(A) of the Code, a “10 percent shareholder” of the Borrower within the meaning of Section 881(c)(3)(B) of the Code, or a “controlled foreign corporation” described in Section 881(c)(3)(C) of the Code (a “U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate”) and (y) executed originals of IRS Form W-8BEN or W-8BEN-E, as applicable; or
 
(4)to the extent a Foreign Lender is not the beneficial owner, executed originals of IRS Form W-8IMY, accompanied by IRS Form W-8ECI, IRS Form W-8BEN or W-8BEN-E, as applicable, a U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate substantially in the form of Exhibit F-2 or Exhibit F-3, IRS Form W- 9, and/or other certification documents from each beneficial owner, as applicable; provided that if the Foreign Lender is a partnership and one or more direct or indirect partners of such Foreign Lender are claiming the portfolio interest exemption, such Foreign Lender may provide a U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate substantially in the form of Exhibit F-4 on behalf of each such direct and indirect partner;
 
(C)any Foreign Lender shall, to the extent it is legally entitled to do so, deliver to the Borrower and the Administrative Agent (in such number of copies as shall be requested by the recipient) on or prior to the date on which such Foreign Lender becomes a Lender under this Agreement (and from time to time thereafter upon the reasonable request of the Borrower or the Administrative Agent), copies of duly executed and completed of any other form prescribed by applicable law as a basis for claiming exemption from or a reduction in U.S. federal withholding Tax, duly completed, together with such supplementary documentation as may be prescribed by applicable law to permit the Borrower or the Administrative Agent to determine the withholding or deduction required to be made; and
 
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(D)if a payment made to a Lender under any Loan Document would be subject to U.S. federal withholding Tax imposed by FATCA if such Lender were to fail to comply with the applicable reporting requirements of FATCA (including those contained in Section 1471(b) or 1472(b) of the Code, as applicable), such Lender shall deliver to the Borrower and the Administrative Agent at the time or times prescribed by law and at such time or times reasonably requested by the Borrower or the Administrative Agent such documentation prescribed by applicable law (including as prescribed by Section 1471(b)(3)(C)(i) of the Code) and such additional documentation reasonably requested by the Borrower or the Administrative Agent as may be necessary for the Borrower and the Administrative Agent to comply with their obligations under FATCA and to determine that such Lender has complied with such Lender’s obligations under FATCA or to determine the amount to deduct and withhold from such payment. Solely for purposes of this clause (D), “FATCA” shall include any amendments made to FATCA after the date of this Agreement.
 
(iii)Each Lender agrees that if any form or certification it previously delivered pursuant to this Section 3.01 expires or becomes obsolete or inaccurate in any respect, it shall update such form or certification or promptly notify the Borrower and the Administrative Agent in writing of its legal inability to do so.
 
(f)Treatment of Certain Refunds. Unless required by applicable Laws, at no time shall the Administrative Agent have any obligation to file for or otherwise pursue on behalf of a Lender, or have any obligation to pay to any Lender, any refund of Taxes withheld or deducted from funds paid for the account of such Lender. If any Recipient determines, in its sole discretion exercised in good faith, that it has received a refund of any Taxes as to which it has been indemnified by the Borrower or with respect to which the Borrower has paid additional amounts pursuant to this Section 3.01, it shall pay to the Borrower an amount equal to such refund (but only to the extent of indemnity payments made, or additional amounts paid, by the Borrower under this Section 3.01 with respect to the Taxes giving rise to such refund), net of all out-of-pocket expenses (including Taxes) incurred by such Recipient, and without interest (other than any interest paid by the relevant Governmental Authority with respect to such refund), provided that the Borrower, upon the request of the Recipient, agrees to repay the amount paid over to the Borrower (plus any penalties, interest or other charges imposed by the relevant Governmental Authority) to the Recipient in the event the Recipient is required to repay such refund to such Governmental Authority. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this subsection, in no event will the applicable Recipient be required to pay any amount to the Borrower pursuant to this subsection the payment of which would place the Recipient in a less favorable net after-Tax position than such Recipient would have been in if Tax subject to indemnification and giving rise to such refund had not been deducted, withheld or otherwise imposed and the indemnification payments or additional amounts with respect to such Tax had never been paid. This subsection shall not be construed to require any Recipient to make available its Tax returns (or any other information relating to its Taxes that it deems confidential) to the Borrower or any other Person.
 
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(g)Survival. Each party’s obligations under this Section 3.01 shall survive the resignation or replacement of the Administrative Agent or any assignment of rights by, or the replacement of, a Lender, the termination of the Commitments and the repayment, satisfaction or discharge of all other Obligations.
 
32.02Illegality. If any Lender determines that any Law has made it unlawful, or that any Governmental Authority has asserted that it is unlawful, for any Lender or its applicable Lending Office to make, maintain or fund Loans whose interest is determined by reference to SOFR, the EurodollarTerm SOFR Reference Rate, Adjusted Term SOFR Rate or Term SOFR, or to determine or charge interest rates based upon the Eurodollar Rate, or any Governmental Authority has imposed material restrictions on the authority of such Lender to purchase or sell, or to take deposits of, Dollars in the London interbank marketSOFR, the Term SOFR Reference Rate, Adjusted Term SOFR Rate or Term SOFR, then,  on notice thereof by such Lender to the Borrower through the Administrative Agent, (i) any obligation of such Lender to make or continue EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans or to convert Base Rate Loans to EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans shall be suspended, and (ii) if such notice asserts the illegality of such Lender making or maintaining Base Rate Loans the interest rate on which is determined by reference to the EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate component of the Base Rate, the interest rate on which Base Rate Loans of such Lender shall, if necessary to avoid such illegality, be determined by the Administrative Agent without reference to the EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate component of the Base Rate, in each case until such Lender notifies the Administrative Agent and the Borrower that the circumstances giving rise to such determination no longer exist. Upon receipt of such notice, (x) the Borrower shall, upon demand from such Lender (with a copy to the Administrative Agent), prepay or, if applicable, convert all EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans of such Lender to Base Rate Loans (the interest rate on which Base Rate Loans of such Lender shall, if necessary to avoid such illegality, be determined by the Administrative Agent without reference to the EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate component of the Base Rate), either on the last day of the Interest Period therefor, if such Lender may lawfully continue to maintain such EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans to such day, or immediately, if such Lender may not lawfully continue to maintain such EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans and (y) if such notice asserts the illegality of such Lender determining or charging interest rates based upon the EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate, the Administrative Agent shall during the period of such suspension compute the Base Rate applicable to such Lender without reference to the EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate component thereof until the Administrative Agent is advised in writing by such Lender that it is no longer illegal for such Lender to determine or charge interest rates based upon SOFR, the EurodollarTerm SOFR Reference Rate, Adjusted Term SOFR Rate or Term SOFR. Upon any such prepayment or conversion, the Borrower shall also pay accrued interest on the amount so prepaid or converted.
 
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32.03Inability to Determine Rates. If in connection with any request for a Eurodollar Rate Loan or a conversion to or continuation thereof, (a) Subject to Section 1.07, if, on or prior to the first day of any Interest Period for any Adjusted Term SOFR Rate Loan, the Administrative Agent determines that (i) Dollar deposits are not being offered to banks in the London interbank eurodollar market for the applicable amount and Interest Period of such Eurodollar Rate Loan, or (ii) adequate and reasonable means do not exist for determining the Eurodollar Rate for any requested Interest Period with respect to a proposed Eurodollar Rate Loan or in connection with an existing or proposed Base Rate Loan (in each case with respect to clause (a)(i) above, “Impacted Loans”), or (b) the Administrative Agent or the Required Lenders determine that for any reason the Eurodollar Rate for any requested Interest Period with respect to a proposed Eurodollar Rate Loan does not adequately and fairly reflect the cost to such Lenders of funding such Eurodollar Rate Loan(which determination shall be conclusive and binding absent manifest error) that “Adjusted Term SOFR Rate” cannot be determined pursuant to the definition thereof, the Administrative Agent will promptly so notify the Borrower and each Lender. Thereafter, (x) the Upon notice thereof by the Administrative Agent to the Borrower, any obligation of the Lenders to make or maintain Eurodollar Rate LoansAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans, and any right of the Borrower to continue Adjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans or to convert Base Rate Loans to Adjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans, shall be suspended (to the extent of the affected EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans or affected Interest Periods) and (y) in the event of a determination described in the preceding sentence with respect to the Eurodollar Rate component of the Base Rate, the utilization of the Eurodollar Rate component in determining the Base Rate shall be suspended, in each case until the Administrative Agent upon the instruction of the Required Lenders revokes such notice.  Upon receipt of such notice, (i) the Borrower may revoke any pending request for a Bborrowing of, conversion to or continuation of EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans (to the extent of the affected EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans or affected Interest Periods) or, failing that, the Borrower will be deemed to have converted any such request into a request for a Borrowing of or conversion to Base Rate Loans in the amount specified therein. and (ii) any outstanding affected Adjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans will be deemed to have been converted into Base Rate Loans at the end of the applicable Interest Period.  Upon any such conversion, the Borrower shall also pay accrued interest on the amount so converted, together with any additional amounts required pursuant to Section 3.05. Subject to Section 1.07, if the Administrative Agent determines (which determination shall be conclusive and binding absent manifest error) that “Adjusted Term SOFR Rate” cannot be determined pursuant to the definition thereof on any given day, the interest rate on Base Rate Loans shall be determined by the Administrative Agent without reference to clause (iii) of the definition of “Base Rate” until the Administrative Agent revokes such determination.
 
Notwithstanding the foregoing, if the Administrative Agent has made the determination described in clause (a)(i) of this section, the Administrative Agent, in consultation with the Borrower and the affected Lenders, may establish an alternative interest rate for the Impacted Loans, in which case, such alternative rate of interest shall apply with respect to the Impacted Loans until (1) the Administrative Agent revokes the notice delivered with respect to the Impacted Loans under clause (a) of the first sentence of this section, (2) the Administrative Agent or the Required Lenders notify the Administrative Agent and the Borrower that such alternative interest rate does not adequately and fairly reflect the cost to such Lenders of funding the Impacted Loans, or (3) any Lender determines that any Law has made it unlawful, or that any Governmental Authority has asserted that it is unlawful, for such Lender or its applicable Lending Office to make, maintain or fund Loans whose interest is determined by reference to such alternative rate of interest or to determine or charge interest rates based upon such rate or any Governmental Authority has imposed material restrictions on the authority of such Lender to do any of the foregoing and provides the Administrative Agent and the Borrower written notice thereof.
 
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32.04Increased Costs; Reserves on EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loans.
 
(a)Increased Costs Generally. If any Change in Law shall:
 
(i)impose, modify or deem applicable any reserve, special deposit, compulsory loan, insurance charge or similar requirement against assets of, deposits with or for the account of, or credit extended or participated in by, any Lender (except any reserve requirement contemplated by Section 3.04(e));
 

(ii)subject any Recipient to any Taxes (other than (A) Indemnified Taxes, (B) Taxes described in clauses (b) through (d) of the definition of “Excluded Taxes” and (C) Connection Income Taxes) on its loans, loan principal, letters of credit, commitments, or other obligations, or its deposits, reserves, other liabilities or capital attributable thereto; or
 
(iii)impose on any Lender or the London interbank market any other condition, cost or expense affecting this Agreement or Eurodollar Rate Loans made by such Lender;
 
and the result of any of the foregoing shall be to increase the cost to such Lender of making, converting to, continuing or maintaining any Loan the interest on which is determined by reference to the EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate (or, in the case of clause (ii) above, any Loan), or of maintaining its obligation to make any such Loan, or to reduce the amount of any sum received or receivable by such Lender (whether of principal, interest or any other amount) then, upon request of such Lender, the Borrower will pay to such Lender such additional amount or amounts as will compensate such Lender for such additional costs incurred or reduction suffered.
 
(b)Capital Requirements. If any Lender determines that any Change in Law affecting such Lender or any Lending Office of such Lender or such Lender’s holding company, if any, regarding capital or liquidity requirements has or would have the effect of reducing the rate of return on such Lender’s capital or on the capital of such Lender’s holding company, if any, as a consequence of this Agreement, the Commitments of such Lender or the Loans made by such Lender, to a level below that which such Lender or such Lender’s holding company could have achieved but for such Change in Law (taking into consideration such Lender’s policies and the policies of such Lender’s holding company with respect to capital adequacy or liquidity), then from time to time the Borrower will pay to such Lender such additional amount or amounts as will compensate such Lender or such Lender’s holding company for any such reduction suffered.
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(c)Certificates for Reimbursement. A certificate of a Lender setting forth the amount or amounts necessary to compensate such Lender or its holding company, as the case may be, as specified in subsection (a) or (b) of this Section and delivered to the Borrower shall be conclusive absent manifest error. The Borrower shall pay such Lender the amount shown as due on any such certificate within ten (10) days after receipt thereof.
 
(d)Delay in Requests. Failure or delay on the part of any Lender to demand compensation pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this Section 3.04 shall not constitute a waiver of such Lender’s right to demand such compensation, provided that the Borrower shall not be required to compensate a Lender pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this Section for any increased costs incurred or reductions suffered more than nine (9) months prior to the date that such Lender, as the case may be, notifies the Borrower of the Change in Law giving rise to such increased costs or reductions and of such Lender’s intention to claim compensation therefor (except that, if the Change in Law giving rise to such increased costs or reductions is retroactive, then the nine-month period referred to above shall be extended to include the period of retroactive effect thereof).
 
(e)Reserves on Eurodollar Rate Loans. The Borrower shall pay to each Lender, as long as such Lender shall be required to maintain reserves with respect to liabilities or assets consisting of or including Eurocurrency funds or deposits (currently known as “Eurocurrency Liabilities”), additional interest on the unpaid principal amount of each Eurodollar Rate Loan equal to the actual costs of such reserves allocated to such Loan by such Lender (as determined by such Lender in good faith, which determination shall be conclusive), which shall be due and payable on each date on which interest is payable on such Loan, provided that the Borrower shall have received at least ten (10) days’ prior notice (with a copy to the Administrative Agent) of such additional interest from such Lender. If a Lender fails to give notice ten (10) days prior to the relevant Interest Payment Date, such additional interest shall be due and payable ten (10) days from receipt of such notice.
 
32.05Compensation for Losses. Upon demand of any Lender (with a copy to the Administrative Agent) from time to time, the Borrower shall promptly compensate such Lender for and hold such Lender harmless from any reasonable and documented out of pocket loss, cost or expense incurred by it as a result of:
 
(a)any continuation, conversion, payment or prepayment of any Loan other than a Base Rate Loan on a day other than the last day of the Interest Period for such Loan (whether voluntary, mandatory, automatic, by reason of acceleration, or otherwise);
 
(b)any failure by the Borrower (for a reason other than the failure of such Lender to make a Loan) to prepay, borrow, continue or convert any Loan other than a Base Rate Loan on the date or in the amount notified by the Borrower; or
 
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(c)any assignment of a EurodollarAdjusted Term SOFR Rate Loan on a day other than the last day of the Interest Period therefor as a result of a request by the Borrower pursuant to Section 10.13;
 
including any loss of anticipated profits and any loss or expense arising from the liquidation or reemployment of funds obtained by it to maintain such Loan or from fees payable to terminate the deposits from which such funds were obtained. The Borrower shall also pay any customary administrative fees charged by such Lender in connection with the foregoing.
 
For purposes of calculating amounts payable by the Borrower to the Lenders under this Section 3.05, each Lender shall be deemed to have funded each Eurodollar Rate Loan made by it at the Eurodollar Rate for such Loan by a matching deposit or other borrowing in the London interbank eurodollar market for a comparable amount and for a comparable period, whether or not such Eurodollar Rate Loan was in fact so funded.
 
32.06Mitigation Obligations; Replacement of Lenders.
 
(a)Designation of a Different Lending Office. Each Lender may fund any Borrowing through any Lending Office, provided that the exercise of this option shall not affect the obligation of the Borrower to repay the Borrowing in accordance with the terms of this Agreement. If any Lender requests compensation under Section 3.04, or requires the Borrower to pay any Indemnified Taxes or additional amounts to any Lender, or any Governmental Authority for the account of any Lender pursuant to Section 3.01, or if any Lender gives a notice pursuant to Section 3.02, then at the request of the Borrower such Lender shall use reasonable efforts to designate a different Lending Office for funding or booking its Loans hereunder or to assign its rights and obligations hereunder to another of its offices, branches or affiliates, if, in the judgment of such Lender, such designation or assignment (i) would eliminate or reduce amounts payable pursuant to Section 3.01 or 3.04, as the case may be, in the future, or eliminate the need for the notice pursuant to Section 3.02, as applicable, and (ii) in each case, would not subject such Lender, as the case may be, to any unreimbursed cost or expense and would not otherwise be disadvantageous to such Lender. The Borrower hereby agrees to pay all reasonable costs and expenses incurred by any Lender in connection with any such designation or assignment.
 
(b)Replacement of Lenders. If any Lender requests compensation under Section 3.04, or if the Borrower is required to pay any Indemnified Taxes or additional amounts to any Lender or any Governmental Authority for the account of any Lender pursuant to Section 3.01, and in each case, such Lender has declined or is unable to designate a different lending office in accordance with Section 3.06(a), the Borrower may replace such Lender in accordance with Section 10.13.
 
(c)Survival. All of the Borrower’s obligations under this Article III shall survive termination of the Aggregate Commitments, repayment of all other Obligations hereunder, and resignation of the Administrative Agent.
 
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ARTICLE IVII
 
CONDITIONS PRECEDENT TO CLOSING AND BORROWING
 
43.01Conditions of Closing and Initial Borrowing. The effectiveness of this Agreement and the obligation of each Lender to make its Loans on the Closing Date are subject to satisfaction of the following conditions precedent, unless waived in accordance with Section 10.01:
 
(a)The Administrative Agent’s (or its counsel’s) receipt of the following, each of which shall be originals or telecopies unless otherwise specified, each properly executed by a Responsible Officer of the signing Loan Party, each dated the Closing Date (or, in the case of certificates of governmental officials, a recent date before the Closing Date) and each in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and each of the Lenders:
 
(i)executed counterparts of this Agreement, the ABL Intercreditor Agreement and the Guaranty;
 
(ii)a Term Note executed by the Borrower in favor of each Term Lender requesting a Term Note;
 
(iii)a security agreement (together with each other security agreement and security agreement supplement delivered pursuant to Section 6.12, in each case as amended, the “Security Agreement”), duly executed by each Loan Party party thereto, together with:
 
(A)subject to Section 6.17, certificates and instruments representing the Collateral consisting of Certificated Securities or Instruments (each such term as defined in the UCC) accompanied by undated stock powers, allonges or instruments of transfer executed in blank;
 
(B)proper UCC financing statements in form appropriate for filing under the Uniform Commercial Code of all appropriate jurisdictions that the Administrative Agent may reasonably deem necessary in order to perfect the Liens created under the Security Agreement, covering the Collateral described in the Security Agreement;
 
(C)certified copies of UCC, tax and judgment lien searches, or equivalent reports or searches, each of a recent date listing all effective financing statements, lien notices or comparable documents (together with copies of such financing statements and documents) that name any Loan Party as debtor and that are filed in those state and county jurisdictions in which any Loan Party is organized or maintains its principal place of business and such other searches that the Administrative Agent reasonably deems necessary or appropriate, none of which encumber the Collateral covered or intended to be covered by the Collateral Documents (other than Liens permitted under Section 7.01);
 
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(D)subject to Section 6.17, the Deposit Account Control Agreements and the Securities Account Control Agreement, in each case as referred to in the Security Agreement and duly executed by the appropriate parties; and
 
(E)evidence that all other actions, recordings and filings that the Administrative Agent may deem necessary or desirable in order to perfect or protect the Liens created under the Security Agreement have been or will be taken by the Administrative Agent (or its counsel) after the Closing Date (including receipt of duly executed payoff letters, UCC-3 termination statements, evidence and endorsement of insurance policies and landlords’ and bailees’ waiver and consent agreements to the extent requested by the Administrative Agent in writing not later than three (3) Business Days prior to the Closing Date);
 
(iv)a Patent Security Agreement and Trademark Security Agreement (collectively, and together with each other intellectual property security agreement delivered pursuant to Section 6.12, in each case as amended, the “Intellectual Property Security Agreements” and each, individually, an “Intellectual Property Security Agreement”), duly executed by each Loan Party, together with evidence that all action that the Administrative Agent may reasonably deem necessary or desirable in order to perfect the Liens created under the Intellectual Property Security Agreement has been taken;
 
(v)subject to Section 6.17, a Mortgage in respect of each Mortgaged Property described on Schedule 4.01(a)(v);
 
(vi)such resolutions or other action, incumbency certificates and/or other certificates of Responsible Officers of each Loan Party as the Administrative Agent may reasonably require evidencing the identity, authority and capacity of each Responsible Officer thereof authorized to act as a Responsible Officer in connection with this Agreement and the other Loan Documents to which such Loan Party is a party or is to be a party;
 
(vii)such documents and certifications as the Administrative Agent may reasonably require to evidence that each Loan Party is duly organized or formed, and that the Borrower and each other Loan Party is validly existing, in good standing and qualified to engage in business in each jurisdiction where its ownership, lease or operation of properties or the conduct of its business requires such qualification, except to the extent that failure to do so could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect;
 
(viii)a favorable opinion of Bass, Berry & Sims PLC, counsel to the Loan Parties addressed to the Administrative Agent for the benefit of each Lender, as to such matters concerning the Loan Parties and the Loan Documents as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request;
 
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(ix)a certificate signed by a Responsible Officer of the Borrower (A) certifying that (1) each of the representations and warranties contained in Article V hereof, in each other Loan Document and in any document furnished at any time in connection with this Agreement under or in connection herewith or therewith, shall be true and correct in all material respects (or, if any such representation or warranty is by its terms qualified by concepts of materiality or reference to Material Adverse Effect, such representation or warranty shall be true and correct in all respects) on and as of the Closing Date;
 
(x)unaudited consolidated balance sheets and related consolidated statements of income and cash flows for the fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2020 and each fiscal quarter ended after December 31, 2020 and at least 45 days prior to the Closing Date (if any) of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, on a consolidated basis (collectively, the “Borrower Interim Financial Statements”) and the Audited Financial Statements;
 
(xi)a pro forma consolidated balance sheet as of the last day of the most recent fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2020 and related pro forma consolidated statements of income and cash flows of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries as of and for the most recent four fiscal quarter period ended December 31, 2020, prepared (after giving effect to the Transactions and the incurrence and repayment of Indebtedness related thereto) as if all of the Transactions occurring on the Closing Date had occurred as of the last day of such four-quarter period (in the case of such balance sheet) or at the beginning of such period (in the case of such other financial statements), in each case calculated in accordance with GAAP and Regulation S-X of the Securities Act of 1933 (the “Borrower Pro Forma Financial Statements”);
 
(xii)the then most recent five-year forecasts prepared by management of the Borrower (after giving effect to the Transactions and the incurrence and repayment of Indebtedness related thereto) of consolidated balance sheets and statements of income or operations and cash flows of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a quarterly basis for the first year following the Closing Date and on an annual basis thereafter;
 
(xiii)a certificate of a Financial Officer of the Borrower attesting (A) to the Solvency of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis (after giving effect to the Transactions and the incurrence and repayment of Indebtedness related thereto) and (B) that the Borrower Pro Forma Financial Statements and forecasts required under this Section 4.01(a) accurately present the pro forma financial position of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries in accordance with GAAP and Regulation S-X of the Securities Act of 1933 (and in any event after giving effect to the Transactions and the incurrence and repayment of Indebtedness related thereto);
 
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(xiv)evidence (including customary payoff letters) that (1) the Existing Credit Agreement has been, or concurrently with the funding of the Loans will be, repaid in full, all commitments thereunder have been, or concurrently with the funding of the Loans will be, terminated, and all Liens securing obligations thereunder have been, or substantially concurrently with the funding of the Loans will be, released and (2) the Borrower’s Series B preferred Equity Interests shall have been, or concurrently with the funding of the Loans will be, redeemed or refinanced in full;
 
(xv)[reserved];
 
(xvi)a Committed Loan Notice in accordance with the requirements hereof; and
 
(xvii)an executed funds flow statement with respect to all Loans to be advanced on the Closing Date and all other Transactions to occur on the Closing Date.
 
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this clause (a), to the extent that any security interests in any Collateral or any deliverable related to the perfection of a security interest in any Collateral (other than (1) grants of security interests in Collateral subject to the Uniform Commercial Code (and the equivalent law or statute in the relevant foreign jurisdictions) that may be perfected by the filing of Uniform Commercial Code financing statements (and the equivalents thereof in any relevant foreign jurisdiction), (2) the delivery of stock certificates (or the equivalent thereof) evidencing certificated stock (or other Equity Interests) that is part of the Collateral and (3) the filing of Intellectual Property Security Agreements with the United States Patent and Trademark Office or the United States Copyright Office, as applicable) is not or cannot be perfected on the Closing Date after the Borrower’s use of commercially reasonable efforts to do so, the perfection of security interests therein shall not constitute a condition precedent to the availability of the Loans on the Closing Date, but shall be required to be completed after the Closing Date pursuant to Section 6.17.
 
(b)The Borrower and each of the other Loan Parties shall have provided to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders the documentation and other information requested by the Administrative Agent or any Lender at least three (3) Business Days prior to the Closing Date in order to comply with requirements of the PATRIOT Act, applicable “know your customer” rules and Anti-Money Laundering Laws;
 
(c)The Borrower shall have paid (i) all fees required to be paid to the Administrative Agent on or before the Closing Date (including, without limitation, all reasonable and documented out of pocket fees, charges and disbursements of counsel to the Administrative Agent (directly to such counsel if requested by the Administrative Agent), plus such additional amounts of such fees, charges and disbursements as shall constitute its reasonable estimate of such reasonable and documented out of pocket fees, charges and disbursements incurred or to be incurred by it through the closing proceedings (provided that such estimate shall not thereafter preclude a final settling of accounts between the Borrower and the Administrative Agent) and (ii) all fees required to be paid to the Lenders on or before the Closing Date;
 
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(d)The Securities Purchase Agreement evidencing the issuance of the Series D Preferred Stock shall have been duly executed and delivered by the parties thereto and shall be in full force and effect;
 
(e)Each of the representations and warranties contained in Article V hereof, in each other Loan Document and in any other document furnished at any time under or in connection herewith or therewith, shall be true and correct in all material respects (or, if any such representation or warranty is by its terms qualified by concepts of materiality or reference to Material Adverse Effect, such representation or warranty shall be true and correct in all respects);
 
(f)The ABL Loan Documents required by the terms of the ABL Credit Agreement shall have been duly executed and delivered by each Loan Party party thereto to the ABL Administrative Agent and shall be in full force and effect; and
 
(g)Since December 31, 2020, there has been no event or circumstance either individually or in the aggregate that has had or would reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
(h)A detailed calculation, in form satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, of the Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio and Consolidated Secured Net Leverage Ratio, in each case, on a pro forma basis after giving effect to the Transactions.
 
Without limiting the generality of the provisions of the last paragraph of Section 10.03, for purposes of determining compliance with the conditions specified in this Section 4.01, each Lender that has signed this Agreement shall be deemed to have consented to, approved or accepted or to be satisfied with, each document or other matter required thereunder to be consented to or approved by or acceptable or satisfactory to a Lender unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from such Lender prior to the proposed Closing Date specifying its objection thereto.
 
ARTICLE IV
 
REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
 
The Borrower represents and warrants to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders that:
 
54.01Corporate Existence; Subsidiaries; Foreign Qualification. Each Loan Party and each of its Subsidiaries is duly incorporated or organized (as the case may be), validly existing and in good standing (or comparable concept in the applicable jurisdiction) under the laws of its state or jurisdiction of incorporation or organization, and is duly qualified and authorized to do business and is in good standing (or comparable concept in the applicable jurisdiction) as a foreign entity in the jurisdictions where the character of its property or its business activities makes such qualification necessary, except where a failure to so qualify, either individually or in the aggregate, would not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect. Each first-tier Foreign Subsidiary that is organized in Brazil or Mexico and the second-tier Foreign Subsidiary that is organized in Poland is validly existing under the laws of its jurisdiction of organization.
 
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54.02Corporate Authority. Each Loan Party has the corporate or organizational, as applicable, right and power and is duly authorized and empowered to enter into, execute and deliver the Loan Documents to which it is a party and to perform and observe the provisions of the Loan Documents. Each Loan Party has duly executed and delivered the Loan Documents to which it is a party. The Loan Documents to which each Loan Party is a party have been duly authorized and approved by Loan Party’s board of directors or other governing body, as applicable, and are the valid and binding obligations of such Loan Party, enforceable against such Loan Party in accordance with their respective terms, subject to applicable moratorium or other laws affecting creditors’ rights generally and subject to general principles of equity, regardless of whether considered in a proceeding in equity or at law. The execution, delivery and performance of the Loan Documents do not conflict with, result in a breach in any of the provisions of, constitute a default under, or result in the creation of a Lien (other than Liens permitted under Section 7.01 hereof) upon any assets or property of any Loan Party under the provisions of, (a) such Loan Party’s Organization Documents, (b) any material agreement to which any Loan Party is a party (including the ABL Loan Documents), (c) any order, injunction, writ or decree of any Governmental Authority or (d) any Law, except with respect to any conflict, breach, default or violation referred to herein, solely to the extent that such conflicts, breaches, defaults or violations, either individually or in the aggregate, would not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
54.03Governmental Authorization; Other Consents. Each Loan Party and each of their Subsidiaries:
 
(a)holds permits, certificates, licenses, orders, registrations, franchises, authorizations, and other approvals from any Governmental Authority necessary for the conduct of its business and is in compliance with all applicable laws relating thereto, except where the failure to do so, either individually or in the aggregate, would not have a Material Adverse Effect;
 
(b)is in compliance with all federal, state, local, or foreign applicable statutes, rules, regulations, and orders including, without limitation, those relating to environmental protection, occupational safety and health, and equal employment practices, except where the failure to be in compliance, either individually or in the aggregate, would not have a Material Adverse Effect;
 
(c)is not in violation of or in default beyond any applicable cure period under any agreement to which it is a party or by which its assets are subject or bound (including the ABL Loan Documents), except with respect to any violation or default that, either individually or in the aggregate, would not have a Material Adverse Effect; and
 
(d)is in material compliance with all applicable Anti-Money Laundering Laws.
 
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54.04Litigation and Administrative Proceedings. There are no actions, suits or proceedings by or before any arbitrator or Governmental Authority pending against or, to the knowledge of any Loan Party, threatened in writing against or affecting any Loan Party or any Subsidiary (i) as to which there is a reasonable possibility of an adverse determination and that, if adversely determined, would reasonably be expected, individually or in the aggregate, to result in a Material Adverse Effect (other than the matters set forth on Schedule 5.04) or (ii) that involve any Loan Document or the Transactions.
 
54.05Title to Assets. Each Loan Party and each of their Subsidiaries has good title to and ownership of, or a valid leasehold interest in, all material property it purports to own, which property is free and clear of all Liens, except those permitted under Section 7.01 hereof, in each case, except where the failure to have such title, interest, or right would not reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect. As of the Closing Date, the Loan Parties and their Subsidiaries own the real property listed on Schedule 5.05 hereto.
 
54.06Liens and Security Interests. On and after the Closing Date, except for Liens permitted pursuant to Section 7.01 hereof, (a) there is and will be no financing statements or similar notice of Lien outstanding covering any personal property of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof; (b) there is and will be no mortgage or deed or hypothec outstanding covering any real property of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof; and (c) no real or personal property of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof is subject to any Lien of any kind. The Administrative Agent has a legal, valid and enforceable and, subject to the last paragraph of Section 4.01(a), (A) perfected first- priority Lien on the Collateral (subject to the priority of any Liens permitted under Section 7.01) and (B) perfected second-priority Lien on the ABL Priority Collateral (subject to the ABL Intercreditor Agreement). No Loan Party thereof has entered into any contract or agreement (other than a contract or agreement entered into in connection with the purchase or lease of fixed assets that prohibits Liens on such fixed assets) that exists on or will become effective after the Closing Date pursuant to a commitment or agreement effective as of the Closing Date that would prohibit the Administrative Agent or the Lenders from acquiring a Lien on, or a collateral assignment of, any of the property or assets of any Loan Party thereof. Each Person that is a guarantor or a borrower under the ABL Loan Documents is a Loan Party hereunder.
 
54.07Tax Returns. Except as would not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, all federal, state, provincial and local tax returns and other reports required by law to be filed in respect of the income, business, properties and employees of each Loan Party and each of their Subsidiaries have been filed and all taxes, assessments, fees and other governmental charges that are due and payable have been paid, except as otherwise permitted herein. The provision for taxes on the books of each Loan Party and each Subsidiary thereof is adequate for all years not closed by applicable statutes and for the current fiscal year.
 
54.08Environmental Laws. Except as disclosed on Schedule 5.08 hereto (i) no Loan Party or any Subsidiary has received written notice of any claim with respect to any Environmental Liability or knows of any basis for any Environmental Liability and (ii) except with respect to any other matters that, individually or in the aggregate, would not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, no Loan Party or any Subsidiary (A) has failed to comply with any Environmental Law or to obtain, maintain or comply with any permit, license or other approval required under any Environmental Law, (B) has become subject to any Environmental Liability, (C) has received written notice of any claim with respect to any Environmental Liability or (D) has actual knowledge of any basis for any Environmental Liability.
 
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54.09Locations. As of the Closing Date, the Loan Parties have places of business or maintain their accounts, inventory and equipment at the locations (including third party locations) set forth on the schedules to the Security Agreement.
 
54.10[Reserved].
 
54.11Employee Benefits Plans. No ERISA Event has occurred or is reasonably expected to occur that, when taken together with all other such ERISA Events for which liability is reasonably expected to occur, would, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect. The present value of all accumulated benefit obligations under each Plan (based on the assumptions used for purposes of Statement of Financial Accounting Standards No. 87) did not, as of the date of the most recent financial statements reflecting such amounts, exceed the fair market value of the assets of such Plan, and the present value of all accumulated benefit obligations of all underfunded Plans (based on the assumptions used for purposes of Statement of Financial Accounting Standards No. 87 or subsequent recodification thereof, as applicable) did not, as of the date of the most recent financial statements reflecting such amounts, exceed by more than $2,500,000 the fair market value of the assets of all such underfunded Plans.
 
54.12Consents or Approvals. No consent, approval or authorization of, or filing, registration or qualification with, any Governmental Authority or any other Person is required to be obtained or completed by any Loan Party in connection with the execution, delivery or performance of any of the Loan Documents, that has not already been obtained or completed, except for (i) such as have been obtained or made and are in full force and effect, (ii) filings that are necessary to perfect Liens created pursuant to the Loan Documents, (iii) filings as may be required under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and applicable stock exchange rules in connection therewith, or (iv) such actions, consents and approvals the failure of which to be obtained or made would not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
54.13Solvency. As of the Closing Date, each Loan Party is, individually and collectively with its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis, Solvent.
 
54.14Financial Statements; No Material Adverse Effect. The Audited Financial Statements and the Borrower Interim Financial Statements furnished to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders, are true and complete, have been prepared in accordance with GAAP, and fairly present, in all material respects, the financial condition of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries as of the dates of such financial statements and the results of their operations for the periods then ending, subject to normal year-end audit adjustments and the absence of footnotes. Since the dates of such Borrower Interim Financial Statements, there has been no material adverse change in the Borrower’s or any of its Subsidiary’s financial condition, properties or business or any change in any Borrower’s or any of its Subsidiary’s accounting procedures. Since December 31, 2020, there has been no event or circumstance either individually or in the aggregate that has had or would reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
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54.15Regulations. No Loan Party or Subsidiary thereof is engaged principally or as one of its important activities, in the business of extending credit for the purpose of purchasing or carrying any “margin stock” (within the meaning of Regulation U of the FRB of the United States). Neither the granting of the Loans (or any conversion thereof) nor the use of the proceeds of the Loans will violate, or be inconsistent with, the provisions of Regulation T, U or X or any other Regulation of the FRB. Following the application of the proceeds of the Loans, not more than 25% of the value of the assets (either of the Borrower only or of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis) subject to the provisions of Section 7.01, Section 7.05 or subject to any restriction contained in any agreement or instrument between the Borrower and any Lender or Affiliate of a Lender relating to Indebtedness within the scope of Section 8.01(e) will be margin stock.
 
54.16[Reserved].
 
54.17Intellectual Property. Each Loan Party and each Subsidiary thereof owns, or has the right to use, all of the material patents, patent applications, industrial designs, designs, trademarks, service marks, copyrights, trade secrets, software and rights with respect to the foregoing necessary for the conduct of its business without any known conflict with the rights of others. Schedule 5.17 hereto sets forth all patents, trademarks, registered copyrights, and service marks, owned by each Loan Party as of the Closing Date.
 
54.18Insurance. As of the Closing Date, except where the failure to do so, individually or in the aggregate, would not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, each Loan Party and each Subsidiary thereof maintains with financially sound and reputable insurers (or is self-insured) insurance with coverage and limits as required by Law and as is customary with Persons engaged in the same businesses as the Loan Parties and their Subsidiaries. Schedule 5.18 hereto sets forth all material insurance carried by the Loan Parties and their Subsidiaries on the Closing Date.
 
54.19[Reserved].
 
54.20Labor Matters. As of the Closing Date, there are no strikes, lockouts or slowdowns against any Loan Party or any Subsidiary pending or, to the knowledge of any Loan Party, threatened in writing.
 
54.21Sanctions; Anti-Money Laundering Laws; Anti-Corruption Laws.
 
(a)None of the Loan Parties or any of their Subsidiaries or any of the respective directors, officers or, to the knowledge of any Loan Party, any other Related Party of any of the Loan Parties or any of their Subsidiaries: (i) is a Sanctioned Person or (ii) is or has, within the previous five (5) years, engaged in any transaction or dealing with, involving or for the benefit of any Sanctioned Person. No Loan, and no proceeds from any Loan, have been used, directly or indirectly, or lent, contributed, provided or otherwise made available to any Subsidiary, joint venture partner or other Person, to fund any activity or business with, involving or for the benefit of any Sanctioned Person or any Designated Jurisdiction, or in any other manner that would constitute or give rise to any violation by any Person (including any Person participating in the transaction, whether as Lender, Administrative Agent or otherwise) of any Sanctions.
 
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(b)None of the Loan Parties or any of their Subsidiaries: (i) is under investigation by any Governmental Authority for, or has been charged with, or convicted of, money laundering or terrorist- related activities under any applicable Anti-Money Laundering Laws, (ii) has been assessed civil penalties under any applicable Anti-Money Laundering Laws or (iii) has had any of its funds seized or forfeited in an action under any applicable Anti-Money Laundering Laws.
 
(c)None of the Loan Parties or any of their Subsidiaries or any of the respective directors, officers or, to the knowledge of any Loan Party, any other Related Party of any of the Loan Parties or any of their Subsidiaries: has (i) used any corporate funds for any unlawful contribution, gift, entertainment or other unlawful expense relating to political activity, (ii) made any direct or indirect unlawful payment to any foreign or domestic government official or employee from corporate funds, (iii) violated or is in violation of any provision of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 or any other applicable Anti- Corruption Laws; or (iv) made any bribe, rebate, payoff, influence payment, kickback or other unlawful payment. No Loan, and no proceeds from any Loan, have been used, directly or indirectly, in any manner that would constitute a violation of applicable Anti-Corruption Laws.
 
(d)None of the Loan Parties or any of their Subsidiaries or any of the respective directors, officers or, to the knowledge of any Loan Party, any other Related Party of any of the Loan Parties or any of their Subsidiaries: is or has been, within the previous five (5) years, subject to any action, claim, charge, proceeding, litigation or judgment with regard to any actual or alleged violation of applicable Sanctions, applicable Anti-Money Laundering Laws or applicable Anti-Corruption Laws.
 
(e)The Loan Parties have implemented and maintain in effect policies and procedures designed to promote and achieve compliance with applicable Sanctions, applicable Anti-Money Laundering Laws and applicable Anti-Corruption Laws.
 
54.22Certain Treasury Regulation Matters. The Borrower does not intend to treat the Loans and related transactions as being a “reportable” transaction (within the meaning of Treasury Regulation 1.6011-4). The Borrower acknowledges that the Administrative Agent and one or more of the Lenders may treat its Loans as part of a transaction that is subject to Treasury Regulation Section 301.6112-1 to the extent that the Borrower’s application of the proceeds of the Loans requires the same and the Administrative Agent and such Lender or Lenders, as applicable, may, in connection therewith, maintain such lists and other records as they may determine is required by such Treasury Regulation.
 
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54.23[Reserved].
 
54.24Accurate and Complete Statements. No report, financial statement, certificate or other information furnished by or on behalf of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary to the Administrative Agent or any Lender in connection with the negotiation of this Agreement or delivered hereunder or any other Loan Document (as modified or supplemented by other information so furnished), when taken as a whole, contains any material misstatement of a material fact or omits to state any material fact necessary to make the statements therein (when taken as a whole), in the light of the circumstances under which they were made, not materially misleading; provided that (a) no representation is made with respect to general economic or industry information and (b) with respect to projected and pro forma financial information, the Borrower represents only that such information was prepared in good faith based upon assumptions reasonably believed by the Borrower to be reasonable at the time of preparation; it being understood that such projections may vary from actual results and that such variances may be material.
 
54.25Investment Company. No Loan Party or Subsidiary thereof is an “investment company” or a company “controlled” by an “investment company” within the meaning of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended.
 
54.26Defaults. No Default exists hereunder, nor will any exist immediately after the execution and delivery hereof.
 
54.27Senior Debt Status. The Obligations (a) rank at least pari passu in right of payment with all material senior Indebtedness of Borrower and its Subsidiaries and (b) are designated as “Senior Indebtedness,” “Designated Senior Debt” or such similar term under all instruments and documents relating to all Subordinated Indebtedness and all senior unsecured Indebtedness of such Person.
 
ARTICLE VI
 
AFFIRMATIVE COVENANTS
 
So long as any Lender shall have any Commitment hereunder, any Loan or other Obligation hereunder shall remain unpaid or unsatisfied (other than contingent indemnification obligations not then due), the Borrower shall, and shall (except in the case of the covenants set forth in Sections 6.01, 6.02, 6.03 and 6.11) cause each Subsidiary to:
 
65.01Financial Statements. Deliver to the Administrative Agent and each Lender, in form and detail satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Required Lenders:
 
(a)within ninety-five (95) days after the end of each fiscal year of the Borrower (commencing with the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020), an annual audit report of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries for that year prepared on a consolidated basis, in accordance with GAAP, and certified by an opinion of an independent public accountant of recognized national or regional standing (or otherwise reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent) that is not subject to any qualification, exception or explanatory paragraph as to “going concern” or scope of the audit (other than any “emphasis of matter” paragraph or qualification, or any exception or explanatory paragraph that is solely with respect to, or resulting solely from (i) an upcoming maturity date under any Indebtedness or (ii) any potential or actual inability to satisfy any financial covenant (including thea Financial Covenant)), which report shall include balance sheets and statements of income (loss), stockholders’ equity and cash-flow for that period;
 
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(b)within fifty (50) days after the end of each of the first three fiscal quarter periods of each fiscal year of the Borrower (commencing with the fiscal quarter ending March 31, 2021), balance sheets of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries as of the end of such period and statements of income (loss), stockholders’ equity and cash flow for the quarter and fiscal year to date periods, setting forth in comparative form the figures for the corresponding fiscal quarter of the previous fiscal year and the corresponding portion of the previous fiscal year, all prepared on a consolidated basis, in accordance with GAAP subject to normal year-end adjustments and the absence of footnotes, and certified by a Responsible Officer of the Borrower; and
 
(c)within forty-five (45) days after the end of each fiscal year of the Borrower a copy of the plan and forecast (including a projected consolidated balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement) of the Borrower for each month of the upcoming fiscal year in form reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.
 
As to any information contained in materials furnished pursuant to Section 6.02(d), the Borrower shall not be separately required to furnish such information under Section 6.01(a) or (b) above, but the foregoing shall not be in derogation of the obligation of the Borrower to furnish the information and materials described in Sections 6.01(a) and (b) above at the times specified therein.
 
65.02Certificates; Other Information. Deliver to the Administrative Agent and each Lender, in form and detail satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Required Lenders:
 
(a)[reserved];
 
(b)concurrently with the delivery of the financial statements referred to in Sections 6.01(a) and (b) (commencing with the delivery of the financial statements for the fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2021), a duly completed Compliance Certificate signed by a Responsible Officer of the Borrower (which delivery may, unless the Administrative Agent, or a Lender requests executed originals, be by electronic communication including fax or email and shall be deemed to be an original authentic counterpart thereof for all purposes), which Compliance Certificate shall (x) provide that no Default exists or, if a Default exists, specifying the nature and extent thereof; (y) set forth (i) any change in the identity of any of the Immaterial Subsidiaries during such period and (ii) a detailed calculation of the Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio and the Consolidated Secured Net Leverage Ratio in each case as of the last day of such period, and solely with respect to the delivery concurrently with the financial statements referred to in Section 6.01(a), a calculation of Excess Cash Flow for such fiscal year); and (z) set forth all patents, trademarks, registered copyrights, service marks, and material license agreements owned by each Loan Party or Subsidiary or to which a Loan Party or Subsidiary is a party and that is not set forth on Schedule 5.17 hereto or on any previously delivered Compliance Certificate;
 
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(c)promptly after request therefor, copies of any detailed audit reports or management letters submitted to the board of directors (or the audit committee of the board of directors) of the Borrower by independent accountants in connection with any audit of the Borrower or any Subsidiary as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request;
 
(d)promptly after the same become publicly available, copies of all periodic and other reports, definitive proxy statements and other materials filed by any Loan Party with the SEC (other than any routine ministerial statements, notices, reports or other documents), or any Governmental Authority succeeding to any or all of the functions of the SEC, or with any national securities exchange, or distributed by any Loan Party to its shareholders generally, as the case may be;
 
(e)promptly after the furnishing thereof, copies of any statement or report (oth0065r than any routine ministerial statements or reports) furnished to any holder of obligations pursuant to a Material Indebtedness Agreement of any Loan Party pursuant to the terms of any indenture, loan or credit or similar agreement and not otherwise required to be furnished to the Lenders pursuant to Section 6.01 or any other clause of this Section 6.02;
 
(f)[reserved];
 
(g)promptly, and in any event within five (5) Business Days after receipt thereof by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof, copies of each written notice or other correspondence received from the SEC (or comparable agency in any applicable non-U.S. jurisdiction) concerning any investigation or possible investigation or other material inquiry by such agency regarding financial or other operational results of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof;
 
(h)if so requested by the Administrative Agent, not later than five (5) Business Days after receipt thereof by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof, copies of all material notices, requests and other documents (including amendments, waivers and other modifications) so received under or pursuant to any Related Document or any Material Indebtedness Agreement and, from time to time upon request by the Administrative Agent, such information and reports regarding any Related Document or any Material Indebtedness Agreement as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request;
 
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(i)promptly after receipt of any written notice of any investigation by a Governmental Authority or any litigation or proceeding commenced or threatened in writing against any Loan Party or any Subsidiary that (i) seeks damages in excess of $4,000,000, (ii) seeks injunctive relief that has resulted, or, either individually or in the aggregate, would reasonably be expected to result, in a Material Adverse Effect, (iii) is asserted or instituted against any Plan, its fiduciaries or its assets that has resulted, or, either individually or in the aggregate, would reasonably be expected to result, in a Material Adverse Effect, (iv) alleges criminal misconduct by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary, (v) alleges the violation of, or seeks to impose remedies under, any Environmental Law or related Requirement of Law, or seeks to impose Environmental Liability that has resulted, or, either individually or in the aggregate, would reasonably be expected to result, in a Material Adverse Effect, (vi) asserts liability on the part of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary in excess of $4,000,000 in respect of any tax, fee, assessment, or other governmental charge, or (vii) involves any product recall that has resulted, or, either individually or in the aggregate, would reasonably be expected to result, in a Material Adverse Effect;
 
(j)within forty-five (45) days after the end of each fiscal year of the Borrower, (i) a report supplementing Schedule 5.05 and Schedule 5.09, including an identification of all owned and leased real property disposed of by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof during such fiscal year, a list and description (including the street address, county or other relevant jurisdiction, state, record owner, book value thereof and, in the case of leases of property, lessor, lessee, expiration date and annual rental cost thereof) of all real property acquired or leased during such fiscal year and a description of such other changes in the information included in such Schedules as may be necessary for such Schedules to be accurate and complete and (ii) a report supplementing Schedules 5.01 and 5.17 containing a description of all changes in the information included in such Schedules as may be necessary for such Schedules to be accurate and complete, each such report to be signed by a Responsible Officer of the Borrower and to be in a form reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent;
 
(k)promptly after any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof obtains knowledge that any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof or any Person that owns, directly or indirectly, any Equity Interest of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof, or any other holder at any time of any direct or indirect equitable, legal or beneficial interest therein is in violation or breach of any of Section 6.08(b) or 7.10, such Loan Party or Subsidiary will deliver reasonably prompt notice to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders of such violation; and
 
(l)promptly following any request therefor, (i) such other information regarding the operations, changes in ownership of Equity Interests, business affairs and financial condition of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary, or compliance with the terms of this Agreement, as the Administrative Agent or any Lender may reasonably request, and (ii) information and documentation reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent or any Lender for purposes of compliance with applicable “know your customer” rules and Anti-Money Laundering Laws, including the USA PATRIOT Act and the Beneficial Ownership Regulation.
 
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Documents required to be delivered pursuant to Section 6.01(a) or (b) or Section 6.02(d) (to the extent any such documents are included in materials otherwise filed with the SEC) may be delivered electronically and if so delivered, shall be deemed to have been delivered on the date (i) on which such materials are publicly available as posted on the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval system (EDGAR); or (ii) on which the Borrower posts such documents, or provides a link thereto on the Borrower’s website on the Internet at the website address listed on Schedule 10.02; or (iii) on which such documents are posted on the Borrower’s behalf on an Internet or intranet website, if any, to which each Lender and the Administrative Agent have access (whether a commercial, third-party website or whether sponsored by the Administrative Agent); provided that the Borrower shall deliver paper copies of such documents to the Administrative Agent or any Lender upon its request to the Borrower to deliver such paper copies until a written request to cease delivering paper copies is given by the Administrative Agent or such Lender. The Administrative Agent shall have no obligation to request the delivery of or to maintain paper copies of the documents referred to above, and in any event shall have no responsibility to monitor compliance by the Borrower with any such request by a Lender for delivery, and each Lender shall be solely responsible for requesting delivery to it or maintaining its copies of such documents.
 
The Borrower hereby acknowledges that certain of the Lenders (each, a “Public Lender”) may have personnel who do not wish to receive material nonpublic information (for purposes of the United States Federal and state securities laws) with respect to the Borrower or its Affiliates, or the respective securities of any of the foregoing, and who may be engaged in investment and other market-related activities with respect to such Persons’ securities. The Borrower hereby agrees that it will use commercially reasonable efforts to identify that portion of the Borrower Materials that may be distributed to the Public Lenders and that (x) all such Borrower Materials that are to be made available to Public Lenders shall be clearly and conspicuously marked “PUBLIC” which, at a minimum, means that the word “PUBLIC” shall appear prominently on the first page thereof and (y) by marking Borrower Materials “PUBLIC,” the Borrower shall be deemed to have authorized the Administrative Agent and the Lenders to treat such Borrower Materials as not containing any material non-public information (although it may be sensitive and proprietary) with respect to the Borrower or its securities for purposes of United States federal and state securities laws (provided, however, that to the extent such Borrower Materials constitute Information, they shall be treated as set forth in Section 10.07).
 
65.03Notices. Promptly, after a Responsible Officer of the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries has knowledge thereof, notify the Administrative Agent and each Lender:
 
(a)the occurrence of any Default within five (5) Business Days after any Loan Party’s actual knowledge thereof;
 
(b)of any matter that has resulted, or, either individually or in the aggregate, would reasonably be expected to result, in a Material Adverse Effect;
 
(c)the occurrence of any ERISA Event that, alone or together with any other ERISA Events that have occurred, could reasonably be expected to result in liability of the Loan Parties and their Subsidiaries in an aggregate amount exceeding $4,000,000;
 
(d)of any material change in accounting policies or financial reporting practices by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof;
 
(e)of the (i) occurrence of any Disposition of property or assets for which the Borrower is required to make a mandatory prepayment pursuant to Section 2.05(b)(ii), (ii) incurrence or issuance of any Indebtedness for which the Borrower is required to make a mandatory prepayment pursuant to Section 2.05(b)(iii), and (iii) receipt of any Extraordinary Receipt for which the Borrower is required to make a mandatory prepayment pursuant to Section 2.05(b)(iv); and
 
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(f)any change in the credit ratings from a credit rating agency, or the placement by a credit rating agency of any Loan Party on a “Credit Watch” or “WatchList” or any similar list, in each case with negative implications, or the cessation by a credit rating agency of, or its intent to cease, rating such Loan Party’s debt.

Each notice pursuant to Section 6.03 (other than Section 6.03(f)) shall be accompanied by a statement of a Responsible Officer of the Borrower setting forth details of the occurrence referred to therein and stating what action the Borrower has taken and proposes to take with respect thereto. Each notice pursuant to Section 6.03(a) shall describe with particularity any and all provisions of this Agreement and any other Loan Document that have been breached.
 
65.04Payment of Taxes and Other Obligations. Pay in full (a) prior in each case to the date when penalties would attach, all material Taxes, assessments and governmental charges and levies (except only those so long as and to the extent that the same shall be contested in good faith by appropriate and timely proceedings and for which adequate provisions have been established in accordance with GAAP) for which it may be or become liable or to which any or all of its properties may be or become subject; (b) in the case of the Borrower and Domestic Subsidiaries, all of its material wage obligations to its employees in compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (29 U.S.C. §§ 206-207) or any comparable provisions, and, in the case of the Foreign Subsidiaries, those obligations under foreign laws with respect to employee source deductions, obligations and employer obligations to its employees; and (c) except where failure to pay such obligations, either individually or in the aggregate, would not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect, all of its other obligations calling for the payment of money (except only those so long as and to the extent that the same shall be contested in good faith and for which adequate provisions have been established in accordance with GAAP) before such payment becomes overdue.
 
65.05Preservation of Existence, Etc. Other than any Immaterial Subsidiary (a) preserve, renew and maintain in full force and effect its legal existence and good standing under the Laws of the jurisdiction of its organization except in a transaction permitted by Section 7.04 or 7.05; (b) take all reasonable action to maintain all rights, privileges, permits, licenses and franchises necessary or desirable in the normal conduct of its business, except to the extent that failure to do so, either individually or in the aggregate, would not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect; and (c) preserve or renew all of its registered material patents, trademarks, trade names and service marks in accordance with the Security Agreement, the non-preservation of which, either individually or in the aggregate, would reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
65.06[Reserved].
 
65.07Maintenance of Insurance.
 
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(a)Maintain insurance upon its inventory, equipment and other personal and real property in such form, written by such companies, in such amounts, for such periods, and against such risks as customarily insured against by Persons engaged in the same or similar business and as required by applicable Laws and the Collateral Documents, with provisions for, with respect to Loan Parties, payment of all losses thereunder to the Administrative Agent and such Loan Parties as their interests may appear (with lender’s loss payable, mortgagee, and additional insured endorsements, as appropriate, in favor of the Administrative Agent). Any such policies of insurance shall provide for no fewer than thirty (30) days’ prior written notice of cancellation to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders except for cancellation with respect to the nonpayment of premium (which shall provide for ten (10) days’ prior written notice of cancellation). The Administrative Agent is hereby authorized to act as attorney-in-fact for the Loan Parties in (after the occurrence and during the continuation of an Event of Default) obtaining, adjusting, settling and canceling such insurance and indorsing any drafts. Within ten (10) Business Days of the Administrative Agent’s written request, the Borrower shall furnish to the Administrative Agent such information about the insurance of the Loan Parties and the Subsidiaries thereof (including, without limitation, copies of insurance policies of the Loan Parties and the Subsidiaries) as the Administrative Agent may from time to time reasonably request.
 
(b)If any portion of any Mortgaged Property is at any time located in an area identified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (or any successor agency) as a Special Flood Hazard Area with respect to which flood insurance has been made available under the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (as now or hereafter in effect or successor act thereto), then the Borrower shall, or shall cause each Loan Party to (i) maintain, or cause to be maintained, with a financially sound and reputable insurer, flood insurance in an amount and otherwise sufficient to comply with all applicable rules and regulations promulgated pursuant to applicable flood insurance Laws and (ii) deliver to the Administrative Agent evidence of such compliance in form and substance reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent.
 
65.08Compliance with Laws.
 
(a)Comply in all material respects with the requirements of all Laws (including, without limitation, ERISA and Environmental Laws) and all orders, writs, injunctions and decrees applicable to it or to its business or property, except in such instances in which (a) such requirement of Law or order, writ, injunction or decree is being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings diligently conducted; or (b) the failure to comply therewith, either individually or in the aggregate, would not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect; provided that compliance with applicable Sanctions, applicable Anti- Corruption Laws, and applicable Anti-Money Laundering Laws shall be subject to Section 6.08(b).
 
(b)Comply with applicable Sanctions and applicable Anti-Corruption Laws in all respects and applicable Anti-Money Laundering Laws in all material respects, and maintain policies and procedures designed to promote and achieve compliance with applicable Sanctions, applicable Anti-Corruption Laws, and applicable Anti-Money Laundering Laws.
 
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65.09Books and Records.
 
(a)Maintain proper books of record and account, in which full, true and correct entries in conformity with GAAP consistently applied shall be made of all financial transactions and matters involving the assets and business of each Loan Party, as the case may be.
 
(b)Maintain such books of record and account in material conformity with all applicable requirements of any Governmental Authority having regulatory jurisdiction over the Loan Parties, as the case may be.
 
65.10Inspection Rights. Upon reasonable prior notice, at any time during normal business hours, allow the Administrative Agent and the Lenders by or through any of the Administrative Agent’s officers, agents, employees, attorneys or accountants to (a) examine, inspect and make extracts from any Loan Party’s or any Subsidiary’s books, corporate, financial and operating records and other records, including, without limitation, the tax returns of such Loan Party or such Subsidiary and make copies thereof or abstracts therefrom, and to discuss its affairs, finances and accounts with its directors, officers, and independent public accountants and (b) examine and inspect any Loan Party’s or Subsidiary’s properties, inventory and equipment, wherever located, in each case, at the expense of the Borrower and upon reasonable advance notice to such Loan Party or Subsidiary; provided, however, that (i) if an Event of Default does not exist, such examinations and inspections shall be limited to not more than one time per any calendar year and (ii) if an Event of Default exists, the Administrative Agent or any Lender (or any of their respective representatives or independent contractors) may do any of the foregoing at the expense of the Borrower at any time during normal business hours and without advance notice.
 
65.11Use of Proceeds. Use the proceeds of (a) the Term Loans solely for the repayment in full of 100% of the principal amount of Existing Credit Agreement Indebtedness and associated fees and expenses on the Closing Date and (b) to the extent any portion of the Loans is remaining after giving effect to the items specified in clause (a) of this Section 6.11, for working capital and other general corporate purposes of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries (including for capital expenditures, permitted acquisitions, the repayment or refinancing of Indebtedness and the making of Investments).
 
65.12Covenant to Guarantee Obligations and Give Security.
 
(a)Guaranties and Security Documents. Each Domestic Subsidiary (other than any Immaterial Subsidiary) created, acquired or held subsequent to the Closing Date, and each Domestic Subsidiary that at any time ceases to be an Immaterial Subsidiary (including by virtue of clause (g) of this Section 6.12), shall within forty-five (45) days (or such longer period as the Administrative Agent shall approve in its sole discretion) after such creation, acquisition, holding or cessation execute and deliver to the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Lenders, a Guaranty (or guaranty supplement) and the appropriate Collateral Documents, such agreements to be in form and substance acceptable to the Administrative Agent, along with any such other supporting documentation, corporate governance and authorization documents, and an opinion of counsel as may reasonably be deemed necessary or advisable by the Administrative Agent; provided that no such Guaranty or Collateral Documents shall be required from any subsidiary of the Borrower that is an Excluded Subsidiary. Notwithstanding anything herein or in the ABL Loan Documents to the contrary and subject to the Lien priorities specified within the ABL Intercreditor Agreement, (x) no Person shall become a Guarantor (as defined in the ABL Credit Agreement) under the ABL Credit Agreement if they are not a Guarantor hereunder, and (y) no Person shall grant Liens to the ABL Agent in any property of such Loan Party that constitutes Collateral (as defined in the ABL Credit Agreement) under the ABL Credit Agreement or the ABL Loan Documents if they do not grant Liens to the Administrative Agent in such property of such Loan Party that constitutes Collateral under this Agreement or the Loan Documents.
 
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(b)Pledge of Equity Interests. Subject to Section 6.17, with respect to the creation or acquisition of a Subsidiary, the appropriate Loan Party shall within forty-five (45) days (or such longer period as the Administrative Agent shall approve in its sole discretion) after such creation or acquisition execute a Security Agreement (or a Security Agreement Supplement) and, in connection therewith, pledge all of its Equity Interests in such Subsidiary to the Administrative Agent as security for the Obligations; provided that each Loan Party will cause (i) 100% of the issued and outstanding Equity Interests of each of its Domestic Subsidiaries and (ii) 65% of the issued and outstanding Equity Interests entitled to vote (within the meaning of Treas. Reg. Section 1.956-2(c)(2)) and 100% of the issued and outstanding Equity Interests not entitled to vote (within the meaning of Treas. Reg. Section 1.956-2(c)(2) in each Foreign Subsidiary organized in Mexico, Brazil and Poland or Foreign Subsidiary Holding Company directly owned by the Borrower or any Domestic Subsidiary to be subject at all times to a first priority, perfected Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Administrative Agent and the other Secured Parties, pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Loan Documents or other security documents as the Administrative Agent shall reasonably request. The Borrower shall deliver to the Administrative Agent the share certificates (or other evidence of equity) evidencing any of the Equity Interests pledged pursuant to this Section 6.12(b) if such Equity Interests are certificated or so evidenced.
 
(c)Perfection or Registration of Interest in Foreign Equity Interests. Subject to Section 6.17, with respect to any foreign Equity Interests pledged to the Administrative Agent by the Borrower or any Domestic Subsidiary that is a Loan Party, on or after the Closing Date, the Administrative Agent shall at all times, in the reasonable discretion of the Administrative Agent or the Required Lenders, have the right to require the perfection, at Borrowers’ cost, payable upon request therefor (including, without limitation, any foreign counsel, or foreign notary, filing, registration or similar, fees, costs or expenses), of the security interest in such Equity Interests in the respective foreign jurisdiction.
 
(d)Pledged Intercompany Notes. With respect to the creation or acquisition by a Loan Party of a Pledged Intercompany Note, the appropriate Loan Party shall pledge to the Administrative Agent, as security for the Obligations, such Pledged Intercompany Note. Such Loan Party shall promptly deliver to the Administrative Agent such Pledged Intercompany Note and an accompanying allonge if such Pledged Intercompany Note is evidenced in writing and has a stated principal amount equal to or greater than $100,000.
 
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(e)Collateral Generally. The Borrower shall:
 
(i)promptly furnish to the Administrative Agent or any Lender upon request (x) additional statements and information with respect to the Collateral, and all writings and information relating to or evidencing any of the Borrower’s or any Subsidiary’s accounts (including, without limitation, computer printouts or typewritten reports listing the mailing addresses of all present account debtors), and (y) any other writings and information as the Administrative Agent or such Lender may reasonably request;
 
(ii)promptly notify the Administrative Agent in writing upon the creation of any accounts with respect to which the account debtor is the United States or any other Governmental Authority, or any business that is located in a foreign country;
 
(iii)promptly notify the Administrative Agent in writing upon the creation by any Loan Party of a deposit account or securities account not listed on Schedule 5.23 hereto and, if such deposit account is owned by the Borrower or another Loan Party and is not an Excluded Account, promptly provide for the execution of a Deposit Account Control Agreement or Securities Account Control Agreement, as applicable, with respect thereto, if required by the Administrative Agent or the Required Lenders;
 
(iv)promptly notify the Administrative Agent in writing whenever assets of a Loan Party having a value in excess of $250,000 are located at a location of a third party (other than another Loan Party) that is not listed on Schedule 5.09 hereto and use commercially reasonable efforts to cause to be executed any bailee’s waiver, processor’s waiver, consignee’s waiver or similar document or notice or reserves that reasonably may be required by the Administrative Agent or the Required Lenders;
 
(v)promptly notify the Administrative Agent in writing of any information that the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries has or may receive in writing with respect to the Collateral that would reasonably be expected to materially and adversely affect the value thereof or the rights of the Administrative Agent and the Lenders with respect thereto;
 
(vi)promptly deliver to the Administrative Agent, to hold as security for the Obligations, within ten (10) Business Days after the written request of the Administrative Agent, all certificated investment property owned by a Loan Party, in suitable form for transfer by delivery, or accompanied by duly executed instruments of transfer or assignment in blank, all in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, or in the event such investment property is in the possession of a securities intermediary or credited to a securities account (other than an Excluded Account), execute with the related securities intermediary an investment property control agreement over such securities account in favor of the Administrative Agent in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent;
 
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(vii)promptly provide to the Administrative Agent, after written request therefor, a list of any patents, trademarks or copyrights that have been federally registered by the Borrower or any other Loan Party since the last list so delivered, and provide for the execution of an appropriate Intellectual Property Security Agreement; and
 
(viii)upon the reasonable request of the Administrative Agent, promptly take such action and promptly make, execute, and deliver all such additional and further items, deeds, assurances, instruments and any other writings as the Administrative Agent may from time to time deem necessary or appropriate, including, without limitation, chattel paper, to carry into effect the intention of this Agreement, or so as to completely vest in and ensure to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders their respective rights hereunder and in or to the Collateral.
 
The Borrower hereby authorizes the Administrative Agent to file UCC financing statements (or similar notice filings applicable in foreign jurisdictions) with respect to the Collateral. If certificates of title or applications for title are issued or outstanding with respect to any of the inventory or equipment of any Loan Party that constitutes Collateral, the Borrower shall (or cause such applicable Loan Party to), upon request of the Administrative Agent, (i) execute and deliver to the Administrative Agent a short form security agreement, in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, and (ii) deliver such certificate or application to the Administrative Agent and cause the interest of the Administrative Agent to be properly noted thereon. The Borrower hereby authorizes the Administrative Agent or its respective designated agent (but without obligation by the Administrative Agent to do so) to incur reasonable expenses with respect to the foregoing (whether prior to, upon, or subsequent to any Default), and the Borrower shall promptly repay, reimburse, and indemnify the Administrative Agent and the Lenders for any and all such reasonable and documented out of pocket expenses.
 
(f)Property Acquired Subsequent to the Closing Date and Right to Take Additional Collateral. The Borrower shall provide the Administrative Agent with prompt written notice with respect to any Material Real Property or material personal property (other than accounts, inventory, equipment and general intangibles and other property acquired in the ordinary course of business) acquired by any Loan Party subsequent to the Closing Date. In addition to any other right that the Administrative Agent and the Lenders may have pursuant to this Agreement or otherwise, upon written request of the Administrative Agent, whenever made, the Borrower shall, and shall cause each Loan Party to, grant to the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Lenders, as additional security for the Obligations, a perfected Lien on any Material Real Property or personal property of each Loan Party, including, without limitation, such property acquired subsequent to the Closing Date, in which the Administrative Agent does not have a perfected first priority Lien. The Borrower agrees, (i) in the case of Material Real Property, to provide all Real Estate Requirements with respect to such Material Real Property within ninety (90) days (or such later time as may be specified by the Administrative Agent in its sole but reasonable discretion), and (ii) in all other cases, within ten (10) days after the date of a written request by the Administrative Agent, to secure all of the Obligations by delivering to the Administrative Agent security agreements, intellectual property security agreements, pledge agreements, mortgages (or deeds of trust, if applicable) or other documents, instruments or agreements or such thereof as the Administrative Agent may reasonably require. The Borrower shall pay all recordation, legal and other expenses in connection therewith.
 
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(g)Designation of Immaterial Subsidiaries. In the event that the Immaterial Subsidiaries, when taken as a whole, (i) contribute more than 5% of the Consolidated EBITDA of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole, during the most recently-ended four fiscal quarter period (taken as a single period) or (ii) as of any applicable date of determination have assets that in the aggregate constitute more than 5% aggregate net book value of the assets of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole, the Borrower shall promptly designate one or more Immaterial Subsidiaries to be Loan Parties hereunder (at which time such Subsidiaries shall cease to be Immaterial Subsidiaries) such that the resulting EBITDA attributable to, and net book value of the assets held by, the remaining Immaterial Subsidiaries, when taken as a whole, shall be less than the required percentages set forth in clauses (i) and (ii) of this clause (g). Notwithstanding anything contained herein to the contrary and for the avoidance of doubt, no Subsidiary shall constitute either an Immaterial Subsidiary if such Subsidiary guarantees or provides a Lien on its assets or otherwise provide credit support with respect to any other Indebtedness of any Loan Party.
 
Notwithstanding the foregoing, no Loan Party shall be required to pledge or grant a Lien on any Excluded Assets.
 
65.13Compliance with Environmental Laws. The Borrower and its Subsidiaries shall furnish to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders, promptly after receipt thereof, a copy of any notice the Borrower or such Subsidiary may receive from any Governmental Authority or private Person, or otherwise, that any material litigation or proceeding pertaining to any environmental, health or safety matter has been filed or is threatened against the Borrower or such Subsidiary, any real property in which the Borrower or such Subsidiary holds any interest or any past or present operation of the Borrower or such Subsidiary. Neither the Borrower nor any of its Subsidiaries shall allow the material release or material disposal of hazardous waste, solid waste or other wastes on, under or to any real property in which the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries holds any ownership interest or performs any of its operations, in violation of or which result in material liability under any Environmental Law. As used in this Section 6.13, “litigation or proceeding” means any demand, claim, notice, suit, suit in equity action, administrative action, investigation or inquiry whether brought by any Governmental Authority or private Person, or otherwise.
 
65.14Regarding Collateral. Provide the Administrative Agent and the Lenders with at least ten (10) days’ prior written notice before any change its legal name, organizational structure or its state, province or other jurisdiction of organization. The Borrower shall promptly notify the Administrative Agent of (a) any change in any location where a portion of any Loan Party’s assets having a value in excess of $250,000 are maintained, and any new locations where any portion of any Loan Party’s assets having a value in excess of $250,000 are to be maintained; (b) any change in the location of the office where any Loan Party’s material records pertaining to its accounts are kept; and (c) any change in the location of any Loan Party’s chief executive office.
 
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65.15[Reserved].
 
65.16Further Assurances.
 
(a)Promptly upon request by the Administrative Agent or the Required Lenders through the Administrative Agent, (i) correct any material defect or error that may be discovered in any Loan Document or in the execution, acknowledgment, filing or recordation thereof, and (ii) do, execute, acknowledge, deliver, record, re-record, file, re-file, register and re-register any and all such further acts, deeds, certificates, assurances and other instruments as the Administrative Agent, or the Required Lenders through the Administrative Agent, may reasonably require from time to time in order to carry out the purposes of the Loan Documents.
 
(b)If reasonably deemed appropriate by the Administrative Agent, the Administrative Agent is hereby authorized to file new UCC financing statements (or similar notice filings applicable in foreign jurisdictions) describing the Collateral and otherwise in form and substance sufficient for recordation wherever necessary or appropriate, as determined in the Administrative Agent’s sole but reasonable discretion, to perfect or continue perfected the security interest of the Administrative Agent in the Collateral. The Borrower shall pay all filing and recording fees and taxes in connection with the filing or recordation of such UCC financing statements (or similar notice filings applicable in foreign jurisdictions) and security interests and shall promptly reimburse the Administrative Agent therefor if the Administrative Agent pays the same.
 
65.17Post-Closing Matters. Execute and deliver the documents and complete the tasks set forth on Schedule 6.17, in each case within the time limits specified on such schedule.
 
ARTICLE VII
 
NEGATIVE COVENANTS
 
So long as any Lender shall have any Commitment hereunder, any Loan or other Obligation hereunder shall remain unpaid or unsatisfied (other than contingent indemnification obligations not then due), the Borrower shall not, nor shall it permit any Subsidiary to:
 
76.01Liens. Create, incur, assume or suffer to exist (upon the happening of a contingency or otherwise) any Lien upon any of its property or assets, whether now owned or hereafter acquired; provided that this Section 7.01 shall not apply to the following:
 
(a)Liens for Taxes not yet due or that are being actively contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings and for which adequate reserves shall have been established in accordance with GAAP;
 
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(b)other statutory Liens incidental to the conduct of its business or the ownership of its property and assets that (i) were not incurred in connection with the borrowing of money or the obtaining of advances or credit, and (ii) do not in the aggregate materially detract from the value of its property or assets or materially impair the use thereof in the operation of its business;
 
(c)Liens on property or assets of a (i) Subsidiary to secure obligations of such Subsidiary to a Loan Party and (ii) Foreign Subsidiary to secure obligations of such Foreign Subsidiary;
 
(d)purchase money Liens on fixed assets securing the loans and Indebtedness under Financing Lease Obligations pursuant to Section 7.02(b) hereof; provided that any such Lien is limited to the purchase price and only attaches to the property being acquired or financed thereby;
 
(e)any Lien of the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Secured Parties;
 
(f)the Liens existing on the Closing Date as set forth in Schedule 7.01 hereto and replacements, extensions, renewals, refundings or refinancings thereof, but only to the extent that the amount of Indebtedness secured thereby shall not be increased (except by an amount equal to a reasonable premium or other reasonable amount paid, and fees and expenses reasonably incurred, in connection with such replacement, extension, renewal, refunding or refinancing and by an amount equal to any existing commitments unutilized thereunder) and the property covered thereby is not changed;
 
(g)easements, zoning restrictions, rights-of-way and similar encumbrances, defects or irregularities in title of real property imposed by law or arising in the ordinary course of business that do not materially detract from the value of the affected property or interfere with the ordinary conduct of business of the Borrower or any Subsidiary;
 
(h)pledges or deposits in connection with workers’ compensation insurance, unemployment insurance and like matters;
 
(i)Liens in respect of any writ of execution, attachment, garnishment, judgment or judicial award solely to the extent not constituting an Event of Default under Section 8.01(h)(i);
 
(j)Liens arising solely from precautionary UCC financing statements filed with respect to any consignment agreement entered into by Borrower or any Subsidiary in the ordinary course of business;
 
(k)Liens on the Collateral or any portion thereof securing Indebtedness under Section 7.02(k) (subject to the ABL Intercreditor Agreement);
 
(l)Liens on tangible property of a Person existing at the time such Person is acquired by the Borrower or a Subsidiary pursuant to an Acquisition permitted under Section 7.03(b); provided that such Liens were not created in contemplation of such Acquisition and do not extend to any assets other than those of the Person acquired by the Borrower or such Subsidiary, and the applicable Indebtedness secured by such Lien is permitted under Section 7.02(l);
 
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(m)other Liens securing Indebtedness permitted by Section 7.02(m) the amount of which does not exceed $10,000,000; provided that such Liens must be junior to the Liens securing the Obligations and the ABL Obligations;
 
(n)other non-consensual Liens not securing Indebtedness, (i) the amount of which does not exceed $5,000,000 in the aggregate, and (ii) the existence of which, either individually or in the aggregate, will not have a Material Adverse Effect; provided that any Lien permitted by this clause (n) is permitted only for so long as is reasonably necessary for the affected Loan Party or the affected Subsidiary, using its best efforts, to remove or eliminate such Lien and, provided, further, that any Lien not otherwise permitted by this clause (n) shall be permitted so long as such Loan Party or the affected Subsidiary shall within thirty (30) days after the filing thereof either (A) cause such Lien to be discharged, or (B) post with the Administrative Agent a bond or other security in form and amount satisfactory to the Administrative Agent in all respects and shall thereafter diligently pursue its discharge;
 
(o)for the avoidance of doubt, any Lien on a Sold Account;
 
(p)Liens existing on the Closing Date securing Indebtedness that has been repaid; provided that any Lien permitted by this clause (p) is permitted only for so long as is reasonably necessary for the affected Loan Party or the affected Subsidiary, using its best efforts, to remove, discharge or otherwise eliminate such Lien; provided, further, that in no event shall any Lien permitted by this clause (p) be permitted for more than ninety (90) days;
 
(q)deposits to secure the performance of bids, trade contracts, leases, statutory obligations, surety and appeal bonds, performance bonds and other obligations of a like nature, in each case in the ordinary course of business;
 
(r)Liens of a collecting bank arising in the ordinary course of business under Section 4-210 of the UCC in effect in the relevant jurisdiction covering only the items being collected upon;
 
(s)Liens arising out of sale and leaseback transactions permitted hereunder;
 
(t)other Liens securing Indebtedness permitted by Section 7.02(f); provided that no such Lien shall extend to, or cover, any Collateral;
 
(u)Liens granted pursuant to the Precious Metal Consignment Agreements so long as such Lien does not secure Indebtedness;
 
(v)any non-consensual statutory or civil law Lien arising in the Netherlands under Netherland’s General Banking Conditions (other than arising under article 26 thereof) so long as such Lien does not secure Indebtedness and arises in the ordinary course of business; and
 
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(w)Liens on the Collateral securing Incremental Term Loans; provided that such Liens must be junior to the Liens securing the Obligations.
 
Neither the Borrower nor any of its Subsidiaries shall enter into any contract or agreement (other than a contract or agreement entered into in connection with the purchase or lease of fixed assets that prohibits Liens on such fixed assets) that would prohibit the Administrative Agent or the Lenders from acquiring a security interest, mortgage or other Lien on, or a collateral assignment of, any of the property or assets of the Borrower or such Subsidiary.
 
76.02Indebtedness. Create, incur, assume or have outstanding any Indebtedness of any kind; provided that this Section 7.02 shall not apply to the following:
 
(a)the Loans and any other Obligation under this Agreement or under any other Loan Document;
 
(b)any loans granted to or Indebtedness under Financing Lease Obligations entered into by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries for the purchase or lease of fixed assets and any Refinance Indebtedness in respect thereof permitted by clause (g) below, which loans and Indebtedness under Financing Lease Obligations shall only be secured by the fixed assets being purchased or leased, so long as the aggregate principal amount of all such loans and Indebtedness under Financing Lease Obligations for the Borrower and all of its Subsidiaries shall not exceed $20,000,000 at any time outstanding;
 
(c)the Indebtedness existing on the ClosingAmendment No. 1 Effective Date, in addition to the other Indebtedness permitted to be incurred pursuant to this Section 7.02, as set forth in Schedule 7.02 hereto and any Refinance Indebtedness in respect thereof permitted by clause (g) below;
 
(d)Indebtedness of (i) any Loan Party owing to any other Loan Party, (ii) any Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party owing to any other Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party, (iii) any Loan Party to any Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party (provided that such Indebtedness is subordinate to the Loans on terms reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent) and (iv) any Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party owing to any Loan Party, provided that the aggregate principal amount of all Indebtedness incurred pursuant to this clause (d)(iv) (including any outstanding amounts under the Non-Loan Party Investments Cap) shall not exceed $15,000,000 in any fiscal year and $50,000,000 during the term of this Agreement (this clause (d)(iv), the “Non-Loan Party Debt Cap”);
 
(e)Incremental Term Loans permitted under Section 2.16;
 
(f)Indebtedness under any Swap Contract, so long as such Swap Contract shall have been entered into in the ordinary course of business and not for speculative purposes and any Refinance Indebtedness in respect thereof permitted by clause (g) below;
 
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(g)Indebtedness that represents extensions, renewals, refinancing or replacements (such Indebtedness being so extended, renewed, refinanced or replaced being referred to herein as the “Refinance Indebtedness”) of any of the Indebtedness described in clauses (b), (c), (f) and (l) hereof (such Indebtedness being referred to herein as the “Original Indebtedness”); provided that (i) such Refinance Indebtedness does not increase the principal amount or interest rate of the Original Indebtedness, (ii) any Liens securing such Refinance Indebtedness are not extended to any additional property of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary, (iii) no Loan Party or any Subsidiary that is not originally obligated with respect to repayment of such Original Indebtedness is required to become obligated with respect to such Refinance Indebtedness, (iv) such Refinance Indebtedness does not result in a shortening of the average weighted maturity of such Original Indebtedness, (v) the terms of such Refinance Indebtedness are not less favorable to the obligor thereunder than the original terms of such Original Indebtedness and (vi) if such Original Indebtedness was subordinated in right of payment or security to the Obligations or the Guarantees thereof or Liens thereof, then the terms and conditions of such Refinance Indebtedness must include terms and conditions that are at least as favorable to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders as those that were applicable to such Original Indebtedness;
 
(h)Indebtedness incurred in connection with the financing of insurance premiums, not to exceed $5,000,000 at any time outstanding;
 
(i)contingent obligations consisting of Guarantees executed by (i) any Loan Party with respect to Indebtedness otherwise permitted by this Agreement and (ii) any Subsidiary with respect to any Indebtedness of a Subsidiary otherwise permitted by this Agreement (provided that Guarantees by the Borrower or any other Loan Party of Indebtedness of any Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party shall be subject to Section 7.02(d));
 
(j)Indebtedness of any Loan Party in respect of performance bonds, bid bonds, appeal bonds, surety bonds and similar obligations, in each case provided in the ordinary course of business;
 
(k)so long as the ABL Facility is subject to the terms and conditions of the ABL Intercreditor Agreement, Indebtedness in respect of the ABL Facility in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed the ABL Cap (as defined in the ABL Intercreditor Agreement) at any time outstanding and any permitted Refinancing (as defined in the ABL Intercreditor Agreement);
 
(l)Indebtedness of any Person that becomes a Subsidiary of the Borrower after the date hereof pursuant to an Acquisition permitted under Section 7.03(b) and any Refinance Indebtedness in respect thereof permitted by clause (g) hereof; provided that (i) such Indebtedness is existing at the time such Person becomes a Subsidiary of the Borrower (and is not incurred in contemplation of such Person’s becoming a Subsidiary of the Borrower), (ii) no Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, (iii) after giving pro forma effect thereto and to the application of the proceeds thereof (but disregarding any costs constituting proceeds thereof for the purposes of netting), the Borrower and its Subsidiaries shall be in pro forma compliance with the Financial Covenants and (iv) the aggregate principal amount of Indebtedness outstanding in reliance on this clause (l) that is (A) secured by a Lien on the Collateral that is junior to the Liens securing the Obligations, the amount of such Indebtedness shall not exceed $10,000,000 at any time outstanding and (B) unsecured, the amount of such Indebtedness shall not exceed $10,000,000 at any time outstanding;
 
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(m)other Indebtedness in an aggregate principal amount for the Borrower and all of its Subsidiaries not to exceed $15,000,000 at any time outstanding; provided that, to the extent such Indebtedness is secured, it may only be secured by a Lien on the Collateral that is junior to the Liens securing the Obligations and subject to (i) no Event of Default has occurred and is continuing and (ii) after giving pro forma effect thereto (and to any Indebtedness incurred in connection therewith), the Borrower and its Subsidiaries shall be in compliance with Financial Covenants;
 
(n)the following that do not constitute Indebtedness, but that are listed for purposes of clarification, contingent obligations consisting of the indemnification by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries of (i) the officers, directors, employees and agents of the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries, to the extent permissible under the corporation law of the jurisdiction in which such Person is organized, (ii) commercial banks, investment bankers and other independent consultants or professional advisors pursuant to agreements relating to the underwriting of the Borrower’s or any of its Subsidiaries’ securities or the rendering of banking or professional services to the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries, (iii) landlords, licensors, licensees and other parties pursuant to agreements entered into in the ordinary course of business by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries, and (iv) other Persons under agreements relating to Acquisitions permitted under Section 7.03(b); provided that each of the foregoing is only permitted to the extent that such indemnity obligation is not incurred in connection with the borrowing of money or the extension of credit;
 
(o)for the avoidance of doubt, any Indebtedness under any Qualified Receivables Transaction, not toprovided that Qualified Receivables Transactions may not exceed $230,000,000 at any time outstanding; and
 
(p)Indebtedness owed to any Person providing workers’ compensation, health, disability or other employee benefits or property, casualty or liability insurance, pursuant to reimbursement or indemnification obligations to such Person, in each case incurred in the ordinary course of business.
 
76.03Investments and Acquisitions.
 
(a)Make or hold any Investments except:
 
(i)any endorsement of a check or other medium of payment for deposit or collection through normal banking channels or similar transaction in the normal course of business;
 
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(ii)any investment in (A) direct obligations of, or obligations the principal of and interest on which are unconditionally guaranteed by, the U.S. (or by any agency thereof to the extent such obligations are backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S.), in each case maturing within one year from the date of acquisition thereof, (B) investments in commercial paper maturing within 270 days from the date of acquisition thereof and having, at such date of acquisition, the highest credit rating obtainable from S&P or from Moody’s, (C) investments in certificates of deposit, bankers’ acceptances and time deposits maturing within 180 days from the date of acquisition thereof issued or guaranteed by or placed with, and money market deposit accounts issued or offered by, any domestic office of any commercial bank organized under the laws of the U.S. or any State thereof that has a combined capital and surplus and undivided profits of not less than $250,000,000, (D) fully collateralized repurchase agreements with a term of not more than 30 days for securities described in clause (A) above and entered into with a financial institution satisfying the criteria described in clause (C) above, (E) money market funds that (i) comply with the criteria set forth in Securities and Exchange Commission Rule 2a-7 under the Investment Company Act of 1940, (ii) are rated AAA by S&P and Aaa by Moody’s and (iii) have portfolio assets of at least $5,000,000,000;
 
(iii)the holding of each of the Subsidiaries listed on Schedule 5.01 hereto, and the creation, acquisition and holding of, and any investment in, any new Subsidiary after the Closing Date so long as such new Subsidiary shall have been created, acquired or held, and investments made, in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement and pursuant to transactions otherwise permitted under this Section 7.03;
 
(iv)notes payable, or stock or other securities issued by Account Debtors to a Loan Party pursuant to negotiated agreements with respect to settlement of such Account Debtor’s Accounts in the ordinary course of business, consistent with past practices;
 
(v)Investments, including a guaranty of Indebtedness by (i) any Loan Party in any other Loan Party, (ii) any Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party in any other Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party, (iii) any Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party in any Loan Party and (iv) any Loan Party in any other Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party; provided that the aggregate principal amount of all Investments incurred pursuant to this clause (a)(v) (including any outstanding amounts under the Non-Loan Party Debt Cap) shall not exceed $15,000,000 in any fiscal year and $50,000,000 during the term of this Agreement (this clause (a)(v)(iv), the “Non-Loan Party Investments Cap”);
 
(vi)investments received in connection with Dispositions permitted by Section 7.05;
 
(vii)any advance or loan to an officer or employee of the Borrower or any Subsidiary as an advance on commissions, travel, relocation and other similar items in the ordinary course of business, so long as all such advances and loans from the Borrower and all Subsidiaries aggregate not more than the maximum principal sum of $1,000,000 at any time outstanding;
 
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(viii)the holding of any Equity Interests that has been acquired pursuant to an Acquisition permitted by subsection (b) hereof;
 
(ix)the creation of a Subsidiary for the purpose of making an Acquisition permitted by subsection (b) hereof or the holding of any Subsidiary as a result of an Acquisition made pursuant subsection (b) hereof, so long as, in each case, if required pursuant to Section 6.12 hereof, such Subsidiary becomes a Guarantor promptly following such Acquisition;
 
(x)the Investments existing on the Closing Date, in addition to the other Investments permitted to be incurred pursuant to this Section 7.03, as set forth in Schedule 7.03;
 
(xi)Investments consisting of extensions of credit in the nature of accounts receivable or notes receivable arising from the grant of trade credit in the ordinary course of business, and Investments received in satisfaction or partial satisfaction thereof from financially troubled account debtors to the extent reasonably necessary in order to prevent or limit loss;
 
(xii)Guarantees of Indebtedness permitted pursuant to Section 7.02;
 
(xiii)Investments in Wuxi Weifu Autocam Precision Machinery Components Co., Ltd. (the “Wuxi Weifu JV”), so long as (A) no Default has occurred and is continuing or would result therefrom and (B) the aggregate amount of such Investments is limited to those made using reinvestment dividends or other distributions received from the Wuxi Weifu JV;
 
(xiv)Investments in the form of a Swap Contract, so long as such Swap Contract shall have been entered into in the ordinary course of business and not for speculative purposes;
 
(xv)non-cash Investments made by Borrower or any Loan Party in any Foreign Subsidiary consisting of obligations of such Foreign Subsidiary to pay Capital Distributions to the Borrower or any other Loan Party that have been declared but the payment of which has been deferred (whether or not such obligation to pay such Capital Distributions is represented by a promissory note that has been pledged to the Administrative Agent in accordance with the Collateral Documents);
 
(xvi)[reserved];
 
(xvii)other Investments constituting Acquisitions permitted by subsection (b) of this Section 7.03;
 
(xviii)[reserved]; and
 
(xix)investments constituting deposits described in Section 7.01(h) and Section 7.01(q).
 
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For purposes of this Section 7.03(a), the amount of any Investment in Equity Interests shall be based upon the initial amount invested and shall not include any appreciation in value or return on such investment.
 
(b)Effect an Acquisition (other than any Acquisition permitted under Section 7.04(a), (b), (c) or (d)); provided that, so long as no Event of Default shall exist prior to or after giving pro forma effect thereto (and any Indebtedness incurred in connection therewith), the Borrower and its Subsidiaries may make
 
(i)an Acquisition so long as:
 
A.in the case of a merger, amalgamation or other combination including the Borrower, the Borrower shall be the surviving entity;
 
B.in the case of a merger, amalgamation or other combination including a Loan Party (other than the Borrower), a Loan Party shall be the surviving entity;
 
C.the business to be acquired shall be similar to the lines of business of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries or reasonably related and/or complementary or ancillary to such lines of business and reasonable extensions and expansions thereof;
 
D.the Borrower and its Subsidiaries shall be in full compliance with the Loan Documents both prior to and subsequent to the transaction;
 
E.such Acquisition shall not be actively opposed by the board of directors (or similar governing body) of the selling Persons or the Persons whose equity interests are to be acquired;
 
F.after giving pro forma effect to such Investment (and to any Indebtedness incurred in connection therewith), the Borrower and its Subsidiaries shall be in compliance with the Financial Covenants;
 
(ii)other Acquisitions constituting Investments permitted by subsection (a) of this Section 7.03.
 
Following any Acquisition permitted under this Section 7.03, to the extent required under the Loan Documents, the acquired Person shall take the necessary steps to become a Guarantor hereunder and to comply with the Guarantee and Collateral requirements in accordance with the Loan Documents.
 
76.04Fundamental Changes. Dissolve, liquidate, merge, amalgamate or consolidate with or into any other Person, except that, if at the time thereof and immediately after giving effect thereto, no Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing:
 
(a)a Domestic Subsidiary may merge, amalgamate or consolidate with or into (i) the Borrower (provided that the Borrower shall be the continuing or surviving Person), or (ii) any one or more Guarantors (provided that a Guarantor shall be the continuing or surviving Person);
 
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(b)a Domestic Subsidiary (other than a Loan Party) may merge, amalgamate or consolidate with or into any other Domestic Subsidiary (other than a Loan Party);
 
(c)a Foreign Subsidiary may merge, amalgamate or consolidate with or into another Foreign Subsidiary or the Borrower or a Guarantor (provided that, in any merger, amalgamation or consolidation involving the Borrower or a Guarantor, the Borrower or Guarantor shall be the continuing or surviving Person);
 
(d)any Wholly-Owned Subsidiary may be dissolved or liquidated so long as such Subsidiary is not, at the time, a Loan Party or, if it is a Loan Party at such time, all assets and interests of such Subsidiary, are transferred to another Loan Party on or before the time of its dissolution or liquidation; and
 
(e)Acquisitions may be effected in accordance with the provisions of Section 7.03(b) hereof.
 
76.05Dispositions. Make any Disposition or enter into any agreement to make any Disposition, other than in the ordinary course of business, except that:
 
(a)a Loan Party may sell, lease, transfer or otherwise dispose of any of its assets to any other Loan Party;
 
(b)the Borrower and its Subsidiaries may Dispose of any assets which are immaterial to the business of the Borrower and to the extent such Dispositions are made in the ordinary course;
 
(c)a Domestic Subsidiary (other than a Loan Party) may Dispose of any of its assets to the Borrower or any other Domestic Subsidiary; provided that in the case of any Disposition to a Loan Party such Disposition shall not be for more than the fair market value of the assets that are the subject of such Disposition;
 
(d)a Foreign Subsidiary may Dispose of any of its assets to any Loan Party; provided that such Disposition shall not be for more than the fair market value of the assets that are the subject of such Disposition;
 
(e)Dispositions permitted by Section 7.04;
 
(f)the Borrower and its Subsidiaries may sell, transfer or otherwise dispose of fixed assets in the ordinary course of business for the purpose of replacing such fixed assets; provided that any such fixed assets are replaced within one hundred eighty (180) days of such sale or other disposition with other fixed assets that have a fair market value not materially less than the fair market value of the fixed assets sold or otherwise disposed;
 
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(g)a Foreign Subsidiary may Dispose of any of its assets to any other Foreign Subsidiary;
 
(h)Dispositions of Accounts in connection with the compromise, settlement or collection thereof the ordinary course of business, consistent with past practices;
 
(i)Dispositions not otherwise permitted under this Section 7.05 so long as (i) the consideration received for the assets to be so disposed is at least equal to the fair market value of such assets, as reasonably determined by the Board of Directors of the Borrower, and at least 75% of the consideration so received constitutes cash, (ii) the proceeds of such Disposition are applied in accordance with Section 2.05, (iii) after giving pro forma effect to such Disposition, the Borrower and its Subsidiaries shall be pro forma in compliance with the Financial Covenants and (iv) no Event of Default is occurring and continuing at the time of such Disposition or results therefrom;
 
(j)Dispositions of Receivables in connection with any Qualified Receivables Transaction in an amount not to, provided that Qualified Receivables Transactions may not exceed $230,000,000 at any time outstanding;
 
(k)Dispositions resulting from any casualty or other insured damage to, or any taking under power of eminent domain or by condemnation or similar proceeding of, any property or asset of the Borrower or any Subsidiary;
 
(l)Dispositions of investments permitted by clauses (a)(i) and (a)(ii) of Section 7.03; and
 
(m)a Loan Party may enter into any agreement to make a Disposition otherwise permitted under this Section 7.05.
 
Notwithstanding the foregoing, no Loan Party shall transfer (or license on a non-exclusive basis) or otherwise dispose of any Material Intellectual Property to any Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party.
 
76.06Restricted Payments.  Make or commit itself to make or declare any Restricted Payment at any time, provided that:
 
(a)each Subsidiary may make Capital Distributions to the Borrower, any Subsidiaries of the Borrower that are Guarantors and any other Person that owns a direct Equity Interest in such Subsidiary, ratably according to their respective holdings of the type of Equity Interest in respect of which such Capital Distribution is being made;
 
(b)the Borrower and its Subsidiaries may make non-scheduled prepayments, repurchases or redemptions in respect of Junior Indebtedness and Subordinated Indebtedness (a “Restricted Debt Payment”) so long as such Restricted Debt Payment is made (i) with proceeds of qualified Equity Interests (other than the proceeds of an equity cure) or consideration paid in qualified Equity Interests that are not otherwise applied, (ii) in connection with the Transactions and (iii) in respect of any AHYDO Catch Up Payments;
 
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(c)the Borrower and each Subsidiary may make Restricted Payments with the proceeds received from the substantially concurrent issue of new common Equity Interests;
 
(d)the Borrower may declare and pay dividends with respect to its common stock payable solely in additional shares of its common stock, and, with respect to its preferred stock, and except as otherwise set forth herein, payable solely in additional shares of such preferred stock or in shares of its common stock;
 
(e)the Borrower and its Subsidiaries may make Restricted Payments on the Series D Preferred Stock subject to compliance with a Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio less than or equal to 2.50:1.00; provided that the Restricted Payments under this clause (e) shall not exceed 7.0% of the aggregate amount of proceeds received in respect of the Series D Preferred Stock; and
 
(f)the Borrower and its Subsidiaries may make Restricted Payments constituting a prepayment of Indebtedness in connection with the Refinancing of such Indebtedness permitted hereunder.
 
76.07Changes in the Nature of Business. Engage in any business if, as a result thereof, the general nature of the business of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries taken as a whole would be substantially changed from the general nature of the business the Borrower and its Subsidiaries are engaged in on the Closing Date.
 
76.08Transactions with Affiliates. Directly or indirectly, enter into or permit to exist any transaction (including, without limitation, the purchase, sale, lease or exchange of any property or the rendering of any service) with any Affiliate (other than a Loan Party) on terms that shall be less favorable to the Borrower or such Subsidiary than those that might be obtained at the time in a transaction with a non-Affiliate; provided that the foregoing shall not prohibit (1) the payment of customary and reasonable directors’ fees to directors who are not employees of the Borrower or any Subsidiary or an Affiliate, (2) amounts payable pursuant to the consummation of the Transactions on the Closing Date, or (3) the declaring, or the making, of dividends and other distributions in respect of the Series D Preferred Stock.
 
76.09Burdensome Agreements. Except as set forth in this Agreement and the other Loan Documents directly or indirectly, create or otherwise cause or suffer to exist or become effective any encumbrance or restriction on the ability of any Subsidiary to (a) make, directly or indirectly, any Capital Distribution to the Borrower, (b) make, directly or indirectly, loans or advances or capital contributions to the Borrower or (c) transfer, directly or indirectly, any of the properties or assets of such Subsidiary to the Borrower; except for such encumbrances or restrictions existing under or by reason of (i) applicable Law, by any Loan Document or by any ABL Loan Document to the extent not prohibited by the ABL Intercreditor Agreement, (ii) customary provisions in leases and other contracts restricting the assignment thereof, (iii) customary restrictions in agreements in connection with Qualified Receivables Transactions, consignment agreements, security agreements or mortgages permitted hereunder securing Indebtedness or Financing Lease Obligations permitted hereunder, of a Subsidiary to the extent such restrictions shall only restrict the transfer of the property subject to such security agreement, mortgage or lease, (iv) restrictions and conditions existing on the date hereof identified on Schedule 7.09 (but shall apply to any extension or renewal of, or any amendment or modification expanding the scope of, any such restriction or condition), or (v) customary restrictions and conditions contained in agreements relating to the sale of a Subsidiary pending such sale, provided that such restrictions and conditions apply only to the Subsidiary that is to be sold and such sale is permitted hereunder.
 
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76.10Use of Proceeds. Directly or indirectly, and whether immediately, incidentally or ultimately:
 
(a)use the proceeds of any Borrowing, to purchase or carry margin stock (within the meaning of Regulation U of the FRB) or to extend credit to others for the purpose of purchasing or carrying margin stock or to refund indebtedness originally incurred for such purpose;
 
(b)use any proceeds of any Borrowing, or lend, contribute or otherwise make available such proceeds to any Subsidiary, joint venture partner or other Person, to fund any activities or business with, involving or for the benefit of any Sanctioned Person or any Designated Jurisdiction, or in any other manner that would constitute or give rise to a violation by any Person (including any Person participating in the transaction, whether as Lender, Administrative Agent or otherwise) of Sanctions; or
 
(c)use any proceeds of any Borrowing in any manner that would constitute a violation of any applicable Anti-Corruption Laws.
 
76.11Amendments to Organization Documents. Amend its Organization Documents to change its name or state, province or other jurisdiction of organization, or otherwise amend its Organization Documents in a manner adverse to the Lenders, without the prior written consent of the Administrative Agent which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld.
 
76.12Accounting Changes. Make any change in (a) accounting policies or reporting practices, except as required by GAAP, or (b) fiscal year;
 
76.13Sanctions; Anti-Corruption Laws. (a) Directly or indirectly, use any proceeds of any Credit Extension, or lend, contribute or otherwise make available such proceeds to any Subsidiary, joint venture partner or other Person to fund any activities of or business with, involving or for the benefit of any Sanctioned Person or any Designated Jurisdiction, or in any other manner that would constitute or give rise to a violation by any Person (including any Person participating in the transaction, whether as Lender, Administrative Agent or otherwise) of Sanctions; or
 
(b)for any payments to any governmental official or employee, political party, official of a political party, candidate for political office, or anyone else acting in an official capacity, in order to obtain, retain or direct business or obtain any improper advantage, in violation of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 or other applicable Anti-Corruption Laws, or in any other manner that would constitute a violation of any applicable Anti-Corruption Laws.
 
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76.14Financial Covenants(a). (a) Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio. For the benefit of the Lenders (and the Administrative Agent on their behalf), permit the Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries as of the last day of any fiscal quarter of the Borrower to exceed the Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio set forth for the applicable fiscal quarter below, which will be tested quarterly on a trailing four (4) fiscal quarter basis for the most recent four fiscal quarter period for which financial statements are required to be delivered under Article VI, as of the last day of any fiscal quarter of the Borrower (commencing with the first full fiscal quarter of the Borrower following the Closing Date) (the “FinancialConsolidated Net Leverage Ratio Covenant”):

Fiscal Quarter
Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio
March 31, 20213
34.750:1.00
June 30, 20213
34.750:1.00
September 30, 20213
3.754.00:1.00
December 31, 20213
3.75:1.00
March 31, 20224
43.500:1.00
June 30, 20224
43.500:1.00
September 30, 20224
4.003.25:1.00
December 31, 20224
3.250:1.00
March 31, 2023
3.50:1.00
June 30, 2023
3.25:1.00
September 30, 2023Thereafter
3.00:1.00
December 31, 2023
2.75:1.00
Thereafter
2.50:1.00

(b)Liquidity. (i) Permit Domestic Liquidity as of the last day of any fiscal quarter to be less than $20,000,000; provided that if the Junior Capital Condition is met, Domestic Liquidity as of the last day of any fiscal quarter shall not be less than $15,000,000 and (ii) within five (5) Business Days following the last day of each fiscal quarter in which (A) the Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries is equal to or greater than 3:00:1.00 or (B) Domestic Liquidity of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries is equal to or less than $35,000,000, the Borrower shall deliver to the Administrative Agent and each Lender a weekly projected cash flow statement of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries for the succeeding thirteen (13) weeks (clauses (i) and (ii) collectively, the “Minimum Liquidity Covenant”, and together with the Consolidated Net Leverage Ratio Covenant, the “Financial Covenants” and each, a “Financial Covenant”).
 
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76.15Restrictions Pertaining to Certain Indebtedness.
 
. Permit any supplement, modification or amendment in any manner of any term or condition of any Material Indebtedness Agreement, any Indebtedness set forth in Schedule 7.02 or any Indebtedness that is expressly subordinated in payment to the Obligations, except for any such amendment, modification or waiver that would not be reasonably expected to be materially adverse to the Lenders.
 
ARTICLE VIII
 
EVENTS OF DEFAULT AND REMEDIES
 
87.01Events of Default. Any of the following shall constitute an Event of Default:
 
(a)Payments. If (a) the interest on any Loan or any Commitment or any other fee or other amount (other than the principal of any Loan) shall not be paid in full when due and payable or within three (3) Business Days thereafter, or (b) the principal of any Loan shall not be paid in full when due and payable;
 
(b)Special Covenants.
 
(i)If any Loan Party or Subsidiary thereof shall fail or omit to perform and observe 6.03(a), 6.12 (other than clause (e) thereof), 6.16, 6.17, or any Section in Article VII hereof (subject to, in the case of thea Financial Covenant, the cure right contained in Section 8.04);
 
(ii)[reserved];
 
(c)Other Covenants. If any Loan Party or Subsidiary thereof shall fail or omit to perform and observe any covenant, agreement or other provision (other than those referred to in Sections 8.01(a) or 8.01(b) hereof) contained or referred to in this Agreement or any other Loan Document that is on such Loan Party’s or Subsidiary’s part to be complied with, and that failure or omission shall not have been fully corrected within thirty (30) days after the earlier of (i) any Financial Officer of such Loan Party or Subsidiary, as applicable, becomes aware of the occurrence thereof, or (ii) the giving of written notice thereof to the Borrower by the Administrative Agent or the Required Lenders that the specified failure or omission is to be remedied;
 
(d)Representations and Warranties. If any representation, warranty or statement made in or pursuant to this Agreement or any other Loan Document or any other material information furnished by any Loan Party or Subsidiary thereof to the Administrative Agent or the Lenders, or any thereof, or any other holder of any Note, shall be false or erroneous in any material respect (or, if any such representation, warranty or statement is by its terms qualified by concepts of materiality or reference to Material Adverse Effect, such representation, warranty or statement in any respect);
 
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(e)Cross Default. If any Loan Party or any Subsidiary shall default in (i) the payment of any amount due and owing with respect to any Material Indebtedness Agreement beyond any period of grace provided with respect thereto, (ii) the performance or observance of any other agreement, term or condition contained in any agreement under which such obligation is created, if the effect of such default is to allow the acceleration of the maturity of any Indebtedness under any Material Indebtedness Agreement or to permit the holder thereof to cause such Indebtedness to become due prior to its stated maturity or (iii) (1) prior to the date that is 60 days after the expiration of any applicable grace or cure periods set forth in the ABL Credit Agreement or (2) unless the ABL Lenders have affirmatively waived such event of default, termination event or other similar event) events of default, termination events or any other similar event under clause (d) of Article VII of the ABL Credit Agreement with respect to any Loan Party’s failure to perform or observe any term, covenant or agreement contained in Sections 5.02(a), 5.03 (with respect to a Loan Party’s (as defined in the ABL Credit Agreement) existence), 5.08, 5.13, 5.14 or 5.15 or in Article VI, in each case, of the ABL Credit Agreement (unless the ABL Lenders have accelerated payment of the ABL Obligations, terminated the ABL Revolving Credit Commitments and/or foreclosed upon the ABL Priority Collateral as a result of such event or events);
 
(f)ERISA Default. The occurrence of one or more ERISA Events that, in the opinion of the Required Lenders, when taken together with all other ERISA Events that have occurred, would, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect or result in liability of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries in an aggregate amount exceeding $12,500,000 for all periods;
 
(g)Change in Control. If any Change in Control shall occur;
 
(h)Judgments. (i) A final judgment or order for the payment of money shall be rendered against any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof by a court of competent jurisdiction, that remains unpaid or unstayed and undischarged for a period (during which execution shall not be effectively stayed) of thirty (30) days after the date on which the right to appeal has expired and the aggregate of all such judgments, for all such Loan Parties or Subsidiaries, shall exceed $12,500,000 (to the extent not covered by independent third-party insurance as to which the insurer is rated at least “A” by A.M. Best Company, has been notified of the potential claim and does not dispute coverage) or (ii) any one or more non-monetary final judgments or orders shall be rendered against any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof by a court of competent jurisdiction that have, or would reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect and, in either case, (1) enforcement proceedings are commenced by any creditor upon such judgment or order, or (2) there is a period of ten (10) consecutive days during which a stay of enforcement of such judgment, by reason of a pending appeal or otherwise, is not in effect;
 
(i)Validity of the Loan Documents.
 
(i)Except as permitted pursuant to this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, if any Lien granted in this Agreement or any other Loan Document in favor of the Administrative Agent shall be determined to be (i) void or invalid, or is subordinated or not otherwise given the priority contemplated by this Agreement and the Borrower has (or the appropriate Loan Party has) failed to promptly execute appropriate documents to correct such matters, or (ii) unperfected as to any material amount of Collateral (as determined by the Administrative Agent, in its reasonable discretion) and the Borrower has (or the appropriate Loan Party has) failed to promptly execute appropriate documents to correct such matters;
 
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(ii)(A) The validity, binding effect or enforceability of any Loan Document against any Loan Party shall be contested by any Loan Party; (B) any Loan Party shall deny in writing that it has any or further liability or obligation under any Loan Document; or (C) any Loan Document shall be terminated, invalidated or set aside, or be declared ineffective or inoperative or in any way cease to give or provide to the Administrative Agent or the Lenders the benefits purported to be created thereby;
 
(j)Bankruptcy and Solvency. If any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof (other than an Immaterial Subsidiary) shall (1) except as permitted pursuant to Section 7.04 hereof, discontinue business, (2) generally not pay its debts as such debts become due, (3) make a general assignment for the benefit of creditors, (4) apply for or consent to the appointment of an interim receiver, a receiver, a receiver and manager, an interim examiner, an examiner, an administrator, sequestrator, monitor, a custodian, a trustee, an interim trustee or liquidator of all or a substantial part of its assets or of such Person, (5) be adjudicated a debtor or insolvent or have entered against it an order for relief under any Debtor Relief Law, whether or not foreign, federal, state or provincial, in any applicable jurisdiction, now or hereafter existing, as any of the foregoing may be amended from time to time, or other applicable statute for jurisdictions outside of the United States, as the case may be, (6) file a voluntary petition in bankruptcy, or file a petition for the appointment of an interim examiner or examiner, or file a proposal or notice of intention to file a proposal or have an involuntary proceeding filed against it and the same shall continue undismissed for a period of sixty (60) days from commencement of such proceeding or case, or file a petition or an answer or an application or a proposal seeking reorganization or an arrangement with creditors or seeking to take advantage of any other law (whether federal, provincial or state, or, if applicable, other jurisdiction) relating to relief of debtors, or admit (by answer, by default or otherwise) the material allegations of a petition filed against it in any bankruptcy, reorganization, insolvency or other proceeding (whether federal, provincial or state, or, if applicable, other jurisdiction) relating to relief of debtors, (7) suffer or permit to continue unstayed and in effect for sixty (60) consecutive days any judgment, decree or order entered by a court of competent jurisdiction, that approves a petition or an application or a proposal seeking its reorganization or appoints an interim receiver, a receiver and manager, an interim examiner, an examiner, an administrator, custodian, trustee, interim trustee or liquidator of all or a substantial part of its assets, or of such Person, (8) have an administrative receiver, receiver or examiner appointed over the whole or substantially the whole of its assets, or of such Person, (9) take, or omit to take, any action in order thereby to effect any of the foregoing assets, the value of which is less than its liabilities (taking into account prospective and contingent liabilities), or (10) have a moratorium declared in respect of any of its Indebtedness, or any analogous procedure or step is taken in any jurisdiction; or
 
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(k)Senior Debt Status. The Obligations of each Loan Party under this Agreement and each of the other Loan Documents shall fail to (i) rank at least pari passu in right of payment with the other material senior Indebtedness of the Loan Parties or (ii) be designated as “Senior Indebtedness,” “Designated Senior Debt” or such similar term under all instruments and documents relating to all Subordinated Indebtedness and all senior unsecured Indebtedness of such Person.
 
87.02Remedies upon Event of Default. If any Event of Default occurs and is continuing, the Administrative Agent shall, at the request of, or may, with the consent of, the Required Lenders, take any or all of the following actions:
 
(a)declare the commitment of each Lender to make Loans to be terminated, whereupon such commitments and obligation shall be terminated;
 
(b)declare the unpaid principal amount of all outstanding Loans, all interest accrued and unpaid thereon, and all other amounts owing or payable hereunder or under any other Loan Document to be immediately due and payable, without presentment, demand, protest or other notice of any kind, all of which are hereby expressly waived by the Borrower; and
 
(c)exercise on behalf of itself and the Lenders all rights and remedies available to it and the Lenders under the Loan Documents;
 
provided, however, that upon the occurrence of an Event of Default described in Section 8.01(j), the obligation of each Lender to make Loans shall automatically terminate, the unpaid principal amount of all outstanding Loans and all interest and other amounts as aforesaid shall automatically become due and payable.
 
87.03Application of Funds. After the exercise of remedies provided for in Section 8.02 (or after the Loans have automatically become immediately due and payable), any amounts received on account of the Obligations shall, subject to the provisions of Sections 2.15 and 2.16, be applied by the Administrative Agent in the following order:
 
First, to payment of that portion of the Obligations constituting fees, indemnities, expenses and other amounts (including reasonable and documented out of pocket fees, charges and disbursements of outside counsel to the Administrative Agent and amounts payable under Article III) payable to the Administrative Agent in its capacity as such;
 
Second, to payment of that portion of the Obligations constituting fees, indemnities and other amounts (other than principal and interest) payable to the Lenders (including reasonable and documented out of pocket fees, charges and disbursements of counsel to the Lenders) arising under the Loan Documents and amounts payable under Article III, ratably among them in proportion to the respective amounts described in this clause Second payable to them;
 
Third, to payment of that portion of the Obligations constituting accrued and unpaid interest on the Loans and other Obligations arising under the Loan Documents, ratably among the Lenders in proportion to the respective amounts described in this clause Third payable to them; and
 
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Last, the balance, if any, after all of the Obligations have been indefeasibly paid in full, to the Borrower or as otherwise required by Law.
 
87.04Cure Right. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Article VIII, in the event that the Borrower fails (or, but for the operation of this paragraph, would fail) to comply with the requirements of a Financial Covenant, from the last day of the applicable fiscal quarter until the expiration of the 15th Business Day subsequent to the date the Compliance Certificate for such fiscal quarter calculating such Financial Covenant is required to be delivered pursuant to Section 6.02(b) (the “Cure Period”), the Borrower shall have the right to issue Permitted Cure Securities (including for the avoidance of doubt additional shares of Series D Preferred Stock) for cash (the “Cure Right”), and upon the receipt by the Borrower of such cash (the “Cure Amount”), pursuant to the exercise of the Cure Right, thesuch Financial Covenant shall be recalculated giving effect to a pro forma adjustment by which Consolidated EBITDA shall be increased with respect to such applicable fiscal quarter and any four-quarter period that contains such fiscal quarter, solely for the purpose of measuring thesuch Financial Covenant and not for any other purpose under this Agreement, by an amount equal to the Cure Amount; provided, that (i) in each four consecutive fiscal quarter period there shall be at least two fiscal quarters in which a Cure Right is not exercised, (ii) a Cure Right shall not be exercised more than five times during the term of this Agreement, (iii) for purposes of this Article VIII, the Cure Amount shall be not be given effect in an amount greater than the amount required for purposes of complying with thesuch Financial Covenant, and (iv) there shall be no pro forma reduction in Indebtedness with the proceeds of the exercise of the Cure Right for determining compliance with thesuch Financial Covenant for the fiscal quarter in respect of which such Cure Right is exercised (either directly through prepayment or indirectly as a result of the netting of Unrestricted Cash and Cash Equivalents) (other than, to the extent such Cure Amount is actually utilized as a prepayment, such reduction in Indebtedness will be taken into account in the fiscal periods ending after such fiscal quarter). If, after giving effect to the adjustments in this paragraph, the Borrower shall then be in compliance with the requirements of thesuch Financial Covenant, the Borrower shall be deemed to have satisfied the requirements of the Financial Covenants as of the relevant date of determination with the same effect as though there had been no failure to comply therewith at such date, and the applicable breach or Default with respect to thesuch Financial Covenant that would have occurred but for this paragraph shall be deemed cured for the purposes of this Agreement. During the Cure Period set forth in this Section 8.04, upon receipt by the Administrative Agent of written notice from the Borrower that it intends to exercise its Cure Right pursuant to this Section 8.04 for such period, any resultant Event of Default or potential Event of Default that arises solely as a result of non-compliance with Section 7.14 shall be deemed retroactively to have not occurred, and the Lenders shall not be permitted to accelerate the Loans or any other Obligations held by them and the Administrative Agent and the Lenders shall not be permitted to exercise remedies against the Collateral, in each case to the extent such acceleration or such exercise of remedies is based solely on a failure to comply with the requirements of Section 7.14 for such period, unless and until such Cure Period shall have passed without the Borrower exercising its Cure Right for such fiscal period prior to the expiration of such Cure Period.
 
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ARTICLE IXVIII
 
ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT
 
98.01Appointment of the Administrative Agent.
 
(a)Each Lender irrevocably appoints Oaktree Fund Administration, LLC as the Administrative Agent and authorizes it to take such actions on its behalf and to exercise such powers as are delegated to the Administrative Agent under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, together with all such actions and powers that are reasonably incidental thereto. The Administrative Agent may perform any of its duties hereunder or under the other Loan Documents by or through any one or more sub-agents or attorneys-in-fact appointed by the Administrative Agent. The Administrative Agent and any such sub- agent or attorney-in-fact may perform any and all of its duties and exercise its rights and powers through their respective Related Parties. The exculpatory provisions set forth in this Article shall apply to any such sub-agent, attorney-in-fact or Related Party and shall apply to their respective activities in connection with the syndication of the credit facilities provided for herein as well as activities as the Administrative Agent.
 
(b)The Administrative Agent shall also act as the “collateral agent” under the Loan Documents, and each of the Lenders hereby irrevocably appoints and authorizes the Administrative Agent to act as the agent of such Lender for purposes of acquiring, holding and enforcing any and all Liens on Collateral granted by any of the Loan Parties to secure any of the Obligations, together with such powers and discretion as are reasonably incidental thereto. In this connection, the Administrative Agent, as “collateral agent” and any co-agents, sub-agents and attorneys-in-fact appointed by the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 9.05 for purposes of holding or enforcing any Lien on the Collateral (or any portion thereof) granted under the Collateral Documents, or for exercising any rights and remedies thereunder at the direction of the Administrative Agent), shall be entitled to the benefits of all provisions of this Article IX and Article X (including Section 10.04(c), as though such co-agents, sub-agents and attorneys-in-fact were the “collateral agent” under the Loan Documents) as if set forth in full herein with respect thereto.
 
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98.02Nature of Duties of the Administrative Agent. The Administrative Agent shall not have any duties or obligations except those expressly set forth in this Agreement and the other Loan Documents. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, (a) the Administrative Agent shall not be subject to any fiduciary or other implied duties, regardless of whether a Default or an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, (b) the Administrative Agent shall not have any duty to take any discretionary action or exercise any discretionary powers, except those discretionary rights and powers expressly contemplated by the Loan Documents that the Administrative Agent is required to exercise in writing by the Required Lenders (or such other number or percentage of the Lenders as shall be necessary under the circumstances as provided in Section 10.02), provided that the Administrative Agent shall not be required to take any action that, in its opinion or the opinion of its counsel, may expose the Administrative Agent to liability or that is contrary to any Loan Document or applicable law, including for the avoidance of doubt any action that may be in violation of the automatic stay under any Debtor Relief Law or that may effect a forfeiture, modification or termination of property of a Defaulting Lender in violation of any Debtor Relief Law; and (c) except as expressly set forth in the Loan Documents, the Administrative Agent shall not have any duty to disclose, and shall not be liable for the failure to disclose, any information relating to the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries that is communicated to or obtained by the Administrative Agent or any of its Affiliates in any capacity. The Administrative Agent shall not be liable for any action taken or not taken by it, its sub-agents or its attorneys-in-fact with the consent or at the request of the Required Lenders (or such other number or percentage of the Lenders as shall be necessary under the circumstances as provided in Section 10.02) or in the absence of its own gross negligence or willful misconduct. The Administrative Agent shall not be responsible for the negligence or misconduct of any sub-agents or attorneys-in-fact selected by it with reasonable care. The Administrative Agent shall not be deemed to have knowledge of any Default or Event of Default unless and until written notice thereof (which notice shall include an express reference to such event being a “Default” or “Event of Default” hereunder) is given to the Administrative Agent by the Borrower or any Lender, and the Administrative Agent shall not be responsible for or have any duty to ascertain or inquire into (i) any statement, warranty or representation made in or in connection with any Loan Document, (ii) the contents of any certificate, report or other document delivered hereunder or thereunder or in connection herewith or therewith, (iii) the performance or observance of any of the covenants, agreements, or other terms and conditions set forth in any Loan Document, (iv) the validity, enforceability, effectiveness or genuineness of any Loan Document or any other agreement, instrument or document, or (v) the satisfaction of any condition set forth in Article IV or elsewhere in any Loan Document, other than to confirm receipt of items expressly required to be delivered to the Administrative Agent. The Administrative Agent may consult with legal counsel (including counsel for the Borrower) concerning all matters pertaining to such duties.
 
98.03Lack of Reliance on the Administrative Agent. Each of the Lenders acknowledges that it has, independently and without reliance upon the Administrative Agent or any other Lender and based on such documents and information as it has deemed appropriate, made its own credit analysis and decision to enter into this Agreement. Each of the Lenders also acknowledges that it will, independently and without reliance upon the Administrative Agent or any other Lender and based on such documents and information as it has deemed appropriate, continue to make its own decisions in taking or not taking any action under or based on this Agreement, any related agreement or any document furnished hereunder or thereunder.
 
98.04Certain Rights of the Administrative Agent. If the Administrative Agent shall request instructions from the Required Lenders with respect to any action or actions (including the failure to act) in connection with this Agreement, the Administrative Agent shall be entitled to refrain from such act or taking such act unless and until it shall have received instructions from such Lenders, and the Administrative Agent shall not incur liability to any Person by reason of so refraining. Without limiting the foregoing, no Lender shall have any right of action whatsoever against the Administrative Agent as a result of the Administrative Agent acting or refraining from acting hereunder in accordance with the instructions of the Required Lenders where required by the terms of this Agreement.
 
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98.05Reliance by the Administrative Agent. The Administrative Agent shall be entitled to rely upon, and shall not incur any liability for relying upon, any notice, request, certificate, consent, statement, instrument, document or other writing (including any electronic message, posting or other distribution) believed by it to be genuine and to have been signed, sent or made by the proper Person. The Administrative Agent may also rely upon any statement made to it orally or by telephone and believed by it to be made by the proper Person and shall not incur any liability for relying thereon. The Administrative Agent may consult with legal counsel (including counsel for the Borrower), independent public accountants and other experts selected by it and shall not be liable for any action taken or not taken by it in accordance with the advice of such counsel, accountants or experts.
 
98.06The Administrative Agent in its Individual Capacity. The Person serving as the Administrative Agent shall have the same rights and powers under this Agreement and any other Loan Document in its capacity as a Lender as any other Lender and may exercise or refrain from exercising the same as though it were not the Administrative Agent; and the terms “Lenders,” “Required Lenders,” or any similar terms shall, unless the context clearly otherwise indicates, include the Administrative Agent in its individual capacity. The Person acting as the Administrative Agent and its Affiliates may accept deposits from, lend money to, and generally engage in any kind of business with the Borrower or any Subsidiary or Affiliate of the Borrower as if it were not the Administrative Agent hereunder.
 
98.07Successor Administrative Agent.
 
(a)The Administrative Agent may resign at any time by giving notice thereof to the Lenders and the Borrower. Upon any such resignation, the Required Lenders shall have the right to appoint a successor Administrative Agent, subject to approval by the Borrower provided that no Default or Event of Default shall exist at such time. If no successor Administrative Agent shall have been so appointed, and shall have accepted such appointment within 30 days after the retiring Administrative Agent gives notice of resignation, then the retiring Administrative Agent may, on behalf of the Lenders, appoint a successor Administrative Agent that shall be a commercial bank organized under the laws of the United States or any state thereof or a bank that maintains an office in the United States and has a combined capital and surplus of at least $500,000,000.
 
 
(b)If the Person serving as Administrative Agent is a Defaulting Lender pursuant to clause (d) of the definition thereof, the Required Lenders may, to the extent permitted by applicable law, by notice in writing to the Borrower and such Person remove such Person as Administrative Agent and, in consultation with the Borrower, appoint a successor.
 
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 (c)Upon the acceptance of its appointment as the Administrative Agent hereunder by a successor, such successor Administrative Agent shall thereupon succeed to and become vested with all the rights, powers, privileges and duties of the retiring Administrative Agent, and the retiring or removed Administrative Agent shall be discharged from its duties and obligations under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents. If, within forty five (45) days after written notice is given of the retiring or removed Administrative Agent shall be discharged from its duties and obligations under this Agreement Administrative Agent’s resignation or the removal of the Administrative Agent under this Section, no successor Administrative Agent shall have been appointed and shall have accepted such appointment, then on such 45th day (i) the retiring or removed Administrative Agent shall be discharged from its duties and obligations under this Agreement Administrative Agent’s resignation shall become effective, (ii) the retiring or removed Administrative Agent shall be discharged from its duties and obligations under this Agreement Administrative Agent shall thereupon be discharged from its duties and obligations under the Loan Documents and (iii) the Required Lenders shall thereafter perform all duties of the retiring or removed Administrative Agent shall be discharged from its duties and obligations under this Agreement Administrative Agent under the Loan Documents until such time as the Required Lenders appoint a successor Administrative Agent as provided above. After any retiring Administrative Agent’s resignation hereunder, the provisions of this Article shall continue in effect for the benefit of such retiring or removed Administrative Agent and its representatives and agents in respect of any actions taken or not taken by any of them while it was serving as the Administrative Agent.
 
98.08Withholding Tax. In addition to and without limiting the application of Section 3.01, to the extent required by any applicable law, the Administrative Agent may withhold from any amounts paid to or for the account of any Lender an amount equivalent to any applicable withholding tax. If the IRS or any authority of the United States or any other jurisdiction asserts a claim that the Administrative Agent did not properly withhold tax from amounts paid to or for the account of any Lender (because the appropriate form was not delivered or was not properly executed, or because such Lender failed to notify the Administrative Agent of a change in circumstances that rendered the exemption from, or reduction of, withholding tax ineffective, or for any other reason), such Lender shall indemnify the Administrative Agent (to the extent that the Administrative Agent has not already been reimbursed by the Borrower and without limiting the obligation of the Borrower to do so) fully for all amounts paid, directly or indirectly, by the Administrative Agent as tax or otherwise, including penalties and interest, together with all expenses incurred, including legal expenses, allocated staff costs and any out of pocket expenses.
 
98.09The Administrative Agent May File Proofs of Claim; Credit Bidding.
 
(a)In case of the pendency of any receivership, insolvency, liquidation, bankruptcy, reorganization, arrangement, adjustment, composition or other judicial proceeding relative to any Loan Party, the Administrative Agent (irrespective of whether the principal of any Loan shall then be due and payable as herein expressed or by declaration or otherwise and irrespective of whether the Administrative Agent shall have made any demand on the Borrower) shall be entitled and empowered, by intervention in such proceeding or otherwise:
 
(i)to file and prove a claim for the whole amount of the principal and interest owing and unpaid in respect of the Loans and all other Obligations that are owing and unpaid and to file such other documents as may be necessary or advisable in order to have the claims of the Lenders and the Administrative Agent (including any claim for the reasonable compensation, expenses, disbursements and advances of the Lenders and the Administrative Agent and its agents and counsel and all other amounts due the Lenders and the Administrative Agent under Section 10.04) allowed in such judicial proceeding; and
 
 (ii)to collect and receive any monies or other property payable or deliverable on any such claims and to distribute the same.

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(b)Any custodian, receiver, assignee, trustee, liquidator, sequestrator or other similar official in any such judicial proceeding is hereby authorized by each Lender to make such payments to the Administrative Agent and, if the Administrative Agent shall consent to the making of such payments directly to the Lenders, to pay to the Administrative Agent any amount due for the reasonable compensation, expenses, disbursements and advances of the Administrative Agent and its agents and counsel, and any other amounts due the Administrative Agent under Section 10.04.
 
Nothing contained herein shall be deemed to authorize the Administrative Agent to authorize or consent to or accept or adopt on behalf of any Lender any plan of reorganization, arrangement, adjustment or composition affecting the Obligations or the rights of any Lender or to authorize the Administrative Agent to vote in respect of the claim of any Lender in any such proceeding.
 
The Secured Parties hereby irrevocably authorize the Administrative Agent, at the direction of the Required Lenders, to credit bid all or any portion of the Obligations (including accepting some or all of the Collateral in satisfaction of some or all of the Obligations pursuant to a deed in lieu of foreclosure or otherwise) and in such manner purchase (either directly or through one or more acquisition vehicles) all or any portion of the Collateral (a) at any sale thereof conducted under the provisions of the Bankruptcy Code of the United States, including under Sections 363, 1123 or 1129 of the Bankruptcy Code of the United States, or any similar Laws in any other jurisdictions to which a Loan Party is subject, (b) at any other sale or foreclosure or acceptance of collateral in lieu of debt