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): November 23, 2021


EVERCOMMERCE INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware
001-40575
81-4063248
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

3601 Walnut Street, Suite 400
Denver, Colorado 80205
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(720) 647-4948
(Registrant’s telephone number, include area code)
 
N/A
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


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Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
 
Title of each class
 
Trading
Symbols
 
Name of each exchange on which
registered
Common Stock, $0.00001 par value per share
 
EVCM
 
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.

On November 23, 2021, certain subsidiaries of EverCommerce Inc. entered into Amendment No. 1 (the “Amendment”) to the Credit Agreement, dated as of July 6, 2021, among EverCommerce Intermediate Inc., EverCommerce Solutions Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, as administrative agent and collateral agent, and the other parties and lenders party thereto (as amended, the “Credit Agreement”).  The Amendment, among other things, increased the aggregate principal amount of the term loans outstanding under the Credit Agreement by $200 million.

Pursuant to the Amendment, the existing $350 million term loan facility was increased to $550 million and will continue to bear interest at LIBOR (or Alternative Base Rate) plus an applicable margin of 3.25%, with a minimum LIBOR rate of 0.5%. The $200 million of incremental borrowing under this facility priced at 99.75% of par. Proceeds are expected to be used for general corporate purposes, including the repayment of existing borrowings under the revolving credit facility.

The foregoing description of the Amendment is a summary and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Amendment, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1 and which is incorporated herein by reference.

Forward-Looking Statements

This Current Report on Form 8-K (“Form 8-K”) contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements contained in this Form 8-K that do not relate to matters of historical fact should be considered forward-looking statements, including without limitation statements regarding the use of proceeds from the incremental term loans under the Amendment. These statements are neither promises nor guarantees, but involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other important factors that may cause our actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, our limited operating history and evolving business; our recent growth rates may not be sustainable or indicative of future growth; we may not achieve profitability in the future; we may continue to experience significant quarterly and annual fluctuations in our operating results due to a number of factors, which makes our future operating results difficult to predict; we may reduce our rate of acquisitions and may be unsuccessful in achieving continued growth through acquisitions; revenues and profits generated through acquisitions may be less than anticipated, and we may fail to uncover all liabilities of acquisition targets; we may need to incur additional indebtedness or seek capital through new equity or debt financings, which may not be available to us on acceptable terms or at all; we may not be able to continue to expand our share of our existing vertical markets or expand into new vertical markets; we face intense competition in each of the industries in which we operate; the industries in which we operate are rapidly evolving and the market for technology-enabled services that empower SMBs is relatively immature and unproven; economic and political risks; as well as the other factors described in our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the three months ende September 30, 2021 and our other filings with the SEC. These factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by the forward-looking statements made in this Form 8-K. Any such forward-looking statements represent management’s estimates as of the date of this Form 8-K. While we may elect to update such forward-looking statements at some point in the future, we disclaim any obligation to do so, even if subsequent events cause our views to change.

Item 2.03.
Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.

The information in Item 1.01 of this Form 8-K is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01
Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)   Exhibits.

Exhibit No.
Description
   
Amendment No. 1, dated as of November 23, 2021, to the Credit Agreement, dated as of July 6, 2021, among EverCommerce Intermediate Inc., EverCommerce Solutions Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, as administrative agent and collateral agent, and the other parties and lenders party thereto.
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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.

 
EVERCOMMERCE INC.
     
Date: November 23, 2021
By:
/s/ Lisa Storey
   
Lisa Storey
   
General Counsel




Exhibit 10.1

Execution Copy

AMENDMENT NO. 1, dated as of November 23, 2021 (this “Amendment”), to the Credit Agreement dated as of July 6, 2021 (as amended, supplemented, amended and restated or otherwise modified from time to time, the “Credit Agreement”) among EVERCOMMERCE INTERMEDIATE INC., a Delaware corporation (“Holdings”),  EVERCOMMERCE SOLUTIONS INC., a Delaware corporation (the “Borrower”), each lender from time to time party thereto (collectively, the “Lenders” and each, individually, a “Lender”), and ROYAL BANK OF CANADA, as Administrative Agent (in such capacity, the “Administrative Agent”) and Collateral Agent, and the Issuing Banks party thereto.
 
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 2.20 of the Credit Agreement, the Borrower may establish Incremental Term Loans by, among other things, entering into one or more Incremental Facility Amendments pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Credit Agreement with each Additional Term Lender agreeing to provide such Incremental Term Loans (each such Additional Term Lender agreeing to provide First Additional Term Loans (as defined below) and any assignees thereof are referred to herein as a “First Additional Term Lender”);
 
WHEREAS, the Borrower has requested a borrowing of Incremental Term Loans in an aggregate principal amount of $200,000,000 (the “First Additional Term Loans” and the commitments of the First Additional Term Lenders in respect thereof, the “First Additional Term Commitments”) which will be of the same Class as the Term Loans outstanding under the Credit Agreement on the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date (as defined below) immediately after giving effect to this Amendment and the proceeds of which will be used (i) to repay Revolving Loans outstanding under the Credit Agreement as of the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, (ii) for general corporate purposes and (ii) to pay any fees and expenses incurred in connection with this Amendment;
 
WHEREAS, KKR Capital Markets LLC, Goldman Sachs Bank USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., RBC Capital Markets1, Barclays Bank PLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., and Jefferies Finance LLC will act as joint lead arrangers and bookrunners (collectively, the “Amendment No. 1 Lead Arrangers”), in each case, for this Amendment; and
 
WHEREAS, the First Additional Term Lenders party hereto have agreed to make the First Additional Term Loans on the terms and conditions set forth herein.
 
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the premises and covenants contained herein and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the parties hereto, intending to be legally bound hereby, agree as follows:
 
Section 1.          Defined Terms.
 
Capitalized terms used but not defined herein shall have the respective meanings assigned to such terms in the Credit Agreement.
 
Section 2.          Amendments.  Effective as of the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, the Credit Agreement is hereby amended to delete the stricken text (indicated textually in the same manner as the following example: stricken text) and to add the double-underlined text (indicated textually in the same manner as the following example: double-underlined text) as set forth in the pages of the Credit Agreement attached as Exhibit A hereto (the “Amended Credit Agreement”).



1 RBC Capital Markets is a brand name for the capital markets activities of Royal Bank of Canada and its affiliates.
 

Section 3.          First Additional Term Commitments.
 
(a)          On the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, each of the First Additional Term Lenders will make First Additional Term Loans to the Borrower pursuant to Section 2.01(c) of the Credit Agreement.  The terms and provisions of the First Additional Term Loans shall be identical to the terms and provisions of the Term Loans and will constitute the same Class of Term Loans for all purposes under the Amended Credit Agreement.

(b)          Each First Additional Term Lender (i) confirms that it has received a copy of the Amended Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents, together with copies of the financial statements referred to therein and such other documents and information as it has deemed appropriate to make its own credit analysis and decision to enter into this Amendment; (ii) agrees that it will, independently and without reliance upon the Administrative Agent, the Amendment No. 1 Lead Arrangers, any other First Additional Term Lender or any other Lender and based on such documents and information as it shall deem appropriate at the time, continue to make its own credit decisions in taking or not taking action under the Amended Credit Agreement; (iii) appoints and authorizes the Administrative Agent to take such action as agent on its behalf and to exercise such powers and discretion under the Amended Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents as are delegated to the Administrative Agent by the terms thereof, together with such powers and discretion as are reasonably incidental thereto; and (iv) agrees that it will perform in accordance with their terms all of the obligations which by the terms of the Amended Credit Agreement are required to be performed by it as a Lender.
 
(c)          Upon (i) the execution of a counterpart of this Amendment by each First Additional Term Lender, the Administrative Agent and the Borrower and (ii) the delivery to the Administrative Agent of a fully executed counterpart (including by way of telecopy or other electronic transmission) hereof, each of the First Additional Term Lenders party to this Amendment shall become a Lender under the Amended Credit Agreement and shall have the respective First Additional Term Commitment set forth on Schedule 1 hereto, effective as of the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date.
 
(d)          This Amendment shall constitute (i) an Incremental Facility Amendment and (ii) a notice to the Administrative Agent as required pursuant to Section 2.20 of the Amended Credit Agreement, in each case, with respect to the First Additional Term Loans for all purposes under the Amended Credit Agreement.
 
(e)          Pursuant to Section 2.20 of the Credit Agreement and subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, effective as of the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, for all purposes of the Loan Documents, (i) the First Additional Term Commitments shall constitute “Term Commitments”, (ii) the First Additional Term Loans shall constitute “Incremental Term Loans” and “Term Loans” and (iii) each First Additional Term Lender shall constitute an “Additional Term Lender”, a “Term Lender” and a “Lender” and shall have all the rights and obligations of a Lender holding a Term Commitment (or, following the making of a First Additional Term Loan, a Term Loan), and other related terms will have correlative meanings mutatis mutandis.
 
Section 4.          Representations and Warranties.
 
(a)          To induce the other parties hereto to enter into this Amendment, the Borrower represents and warrants to each of the Lenders, including the First Additional Term Lenders, and the Administrative Agent that, as of the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date and after giving effect to the transactions and amendments to occur on the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, this Amendment has been duly authorized, executed and delivered by each of Holdings and the Borrower and constitutes, and the Amended Credit Agreement will constitute, its legal, valid and binding obligation, enforceable against each of the Loan Parties in accordance with its terms, subject to applicable bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, 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.
 
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(b)          The representations and warranties of each Loan Party set forth in the Loan Documents are, after giving effect to this Amendment on the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, true and correct in all material respects on and as of such date, except to the extent such representations and warranties specifically refer to an earlier date, in which case such representations and warranties were true and correct in all material respects as of such earlier date; provided that any representation and warranty that is qualified as to “materiality,” “Material Adverse Effect” or similar language shall be true and correct in all respects (giving effect to any such qualifications) on the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date or on such earlier date, as the case may be.
 
(c)          At the time of and immediately after giving effect to this Amendment and the transactions contemplated hereby on Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, no Default or Event of Default has occurred and is continuing on the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date or would result therefrom.
 
(d)          On the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, immediately after the consummation of the transactions contemplated under this Amendment to occur on the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, the Borrower and its Subsidiaries are, on a consolidated basis after giving effect to such transactions, Solvent.
 
Section 5.          Conditions to Effectiveness of Amendment No. 1.
 
This Amendment shall become effective on the date on which each of the following conditions is satisfied (the “Amendment No. 1 Effective Date”):
 
(a)          The Administrative Agent and the Amendment No. 1 Lead Arrangers (or their counsel) shall have received from (i) the Borrower, (ii) Holdings, (iii) each First Additional Term Lender and (iv) the Administrative Agent, either (x) counterparts of this Amendment signed on behalf of such parties or (y) written evidence satisfactory to the Administrative Agent (which may include facsimile or other electronic transmissions of signed signature pages) that such parties have signed counterparts of this Amendment.
 
(b)          The obligation of the First Additional Term Lenders party hereto to make the First Additional Term Loans on the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date is subject to the satisfaction of the following conditions:
 
(i)          Immediately before and after giving effect to the First Additional Term Commitments and the incurrence by the Borrower of the First Additional Term Loans, the representations and warranties set forth in Section 4 shall be true and correct on and as of the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date.
 
(ii)          The Administrative Agent and the Lenders party hereto shall have received a certificate of a Responsible Officer of the Borrower dated the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, certifying compliance with clause (i) above.
 
(iii)        The Administrative Agent and the Amendment No. 1 Lead Arrangers shall have received a written opinion (addressed to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders party hereto and dated the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date) of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, New York counsel for the Loan Parties.
 
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(iv)         The Administrative Agent and the Amendment No. 1 Lead Arrangers shall have received a copy of (i) each Organizational Document of each Loan Party certified, to the extent applicable, as of a recent date by the applicable Governmental Authority (or, in lieu of a copy of any such Organizational Document, a representation that such Organizational Document has not been amended since the Effective Date or, if later, since the date on which such Loan Party became a Loan Party or otherwise most recently delivered its Organizational Documents to the Administrative Agent), (ii) signature and incumbency certificates of the Responsible Officers of each Loan Party executing the Loan Documents to which it is a party (or, in lieu of a copy of any such signature and incumbency certificate, a representation that such Responsible Officers are the same as those whose signature and incumbency certificates were delivered to the Administrative Agent on the Effective Date or, if later, on the date on which such Loan Party became a Loan Party), (iii) resolutions of the Board of Directors and/or similar governing bodies of each Loan Party approving and authorizing the execution, delivery and performance of this Amendment, certified as of the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date by a Responsible Officer as being in full force and effect without modification or amendment and (iv) a good standing certificate (to the extent such concept exists) from the applicable Governmental Authority of each Loan Party’s jurisdiction of incorporation, organization or formation.
 
(v)          The Administrative Agent and the Amendment No. 1 Lead Arrangers shall have received all fees and other amounts previously agreed in writing by the Amendment No. 1 Lead Arrangers and Holdings to be due and payable on or prior to the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, including, to the extent invoiced at least three Business Days prior to the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date (except as otherwise reasonably agreed by the Borrower), reimbursement or payment of all reasonable and documented out-of-pocket expenses (including reasonable fees, charges and disbursements of counsel for the Administrative Agent) required to be reimbursed or paid by any Loan Party under any Loan Document.
 
(vi)         Each Loan Party shall have entered into the Amendment No. 1 Reaffirmation Agreement.
 
(vii)       The Administrative Agent and the Amendment No. 1 Lead Arrangers shall have received all documentation at least two Business Days prior to the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date and other information about the Loan Parties that shall have been reasonably requested in writing at least 10 Business Days prior to the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date and that the Administrative Agent or the Amendment No. 1 Lead Arrangers has reasonably determined is required by United States regulatory authorities under applicable “know your customer” and anti-money laundering rules and regulations, including without limitation Title III of the USA Patriot Act.  If the Borrower qualifies as a “legal entity customer” under the Beneficial Ownership Regulation, it shall deliver a Beneficial Ownership Certification to any Lender that has requested such Beneficial Ownership Certification (which request is made to the Borrower through the Administrative Agent); provided that the Administrative Agent has provided the Borrower a list of each such Lender and its electronic delivery requirements at least three Business Days prior to the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date (it being agreed that, upon the execution and delivery by such Lender of its signature page to this Amendment, the conditions set forth in this clause shall be deemed to be satisfied with respect to such Lender).
 
(viii)      The Administrative Agent shall have received a certificate from the chief financial officer of the Borrower certifying that the Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis after giving effect to the transactions contemplated by this Amendment are Solvent.

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(ix)         The Administrative Agent shall have received a Borrowing Request requesting that the First Additional Term Lenders make the First Additional Term Loans to the Borrower on the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date.

(x)          The Administrative Agent shall have received for the account of the First Additional Term Lenders, upfront fees in an amount equal to 0.25% of the First Additional Term Commitments (which, at the election of such First Additional Term Lenders, may take the form of original issue discount).

(c)          The Administrative Agent shall notify the Borrower and the Lenders of the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date and such notice shall be conclusive and binding. 
 
Section 7.          Governing Law.  This Amendment shall be construed in accordance with and governed by the law of the State of New York. The provisions of Sections 9.09 and 9.10 of the Credit Agreement shall apply to this Amendment to the same extent as if fully set forth herein.
 
Section 8.        Costs and Expenses.  The Borrower agrees to reimburse the Administrative Agent for its reasonable out of pocket expenses in connection with this Amendment and the transactions contemplated hereby, including the reasonable fees, charges and disbursements of Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP, counsel for the Administrative Agent and the Amendment No. 1 Lead Arrangers.
 
Section 9.          Counterparts.  This Amendment may be executed in any number of counterparts and by different parties hereto in separate counterparts, each of which when so executed and delivered shall be deemed an original, but all such counterparts together shall constitute but one and the same instrument.  Delivery of any executed counterpart of a signature page of this Amendment by facsimile transmission or other electronic imaging means shall be effective as delivery of a manually executed counterpart hereof. This Amendment and any document, amendment, approval, consent, information, notice, certificate, request, statement, disclosure or authorization related to this Amendment (each a “Communication”), including Communications required to be in writing, may be in the form of an Electronic Record and may be executed using Electronic Signatures. Each of the Loan Parties agrees that any Electronic Signature on or associated with any Communication shall be valid and binding on each of the Loan Parties to the same extent as a manual, original signature, and that any Communication entered into by Electronic Signature, will constitute the legal, valid and binding obligation of each of the Loan Parties enforceable against such in accordance with the terms thereof to the same extent as if a manually executed original signature was delivered.   Any Communication may be executed in as many counterparts as necessary or convenient, including both paper and electronic counterparts, but all such counterparts are one and the same Communication.  For the avoidance of doubt, the authorization under this paragraph may include, without limitation, use or acceptance by the Administrative Agent and each of the Secured Parties of a manually signed paper Communication which has been converted into electronic form (such as scanned into PDF format), or an electronically signed Communication converted into another format, for transmission, delivery and/or retention. The Administrative Agent and each of the Secured Parties may, at its option, create one or more copies of any Communication in the form of an imaged Electronic Record (“Electronic Copy”), which shall be deemed created in the ordinary course of such Person’s business, and destroy the original paper document.  All Communications in the form of an Electronic Record, including an Electronic Copy, shall be considered an original for all purposes, and shall have the same legal effect, validity and enforceability as a paper record.  Notwithstanding anything contained herein to the contrary, the Administrative Agent is under no obligation to accept an Electronic Signature in any form or in any format unless expressly agreed to by the Administrative Agent pursuant to procedures approved by it; provided, further, without limiting the foregoing, (a) to the extent the Administrative Agent has agreed to accept such Electronic Signature, the Administrative Agent and each of the Secured Parties shall be entitled to rely on any such Electronic Signature purportedly given by or on behalf of any Loan Party without further verification and (b) upon the request of the Administrative Agent or any Lender, any Electronic Signature shall be promptly followed by such manually executed counterpart.  For purposes hereof, “Electronic Record” and “Electronic Signature” shall have the meanings assigned to them, respectively, by 15 USC §7006, as it may be amended from time to time.
 
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Section 10.        Effect of Amendment.
 
(a)          Except as expressly set forth herein, this Amendment shall not by implication or otherwise limit, impair, constitute a waiver of, or otherwise affect the rights and remedies of, the Lenders or the Agents under the Credit Agreement or any other Loan Document, and shall not alter, modify, amend or in any way affect any of the terms, conditions, obligations, covenants or agreements contained in the Credit Agreement or any other Loan Document, all of which are ratified and affirmed in all respects and shall continue in full force and effect.  The parties hereto acknowledge and agree that the amendment of the Credit Agreement pursuant to this Amendment and all other Loan Documents amended and/or executed and delivered in connection herewith shall not constitute a novation of the Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents as in effect prior to the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date.  Nothing herein shall be deemed to establish a precedent for purposes of interpreting the provisions of the Amended Credit Agreement or entitle any Loan Party to a consent to, or a waiver, amendment, modification or other change of, any of the terms, conditions, obligations, covenants or agreements contained in the Amended Credit Agreement or any other Loan Document in similar or different circumstances.  This Amendment shall apply to and be effective only with respect to the provisions of the Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents specifically referred to herein.
 
(b)          On and after the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, each reference in the Credit Agreement to “this Agreement”, “hereunder”, “hereof”, “herein” or words of like import, and each reference to the Credit Agreement, “thereunder”, “thereof”, “therein” or words of like import in any other Loan Document, shall be deemed a reference to the Credit Agreement, as amended hereby.  This Amendment shall constitute an Incremental Facility Amendment entered into pursuant to Section 2.20 of the Credit Agreement and a “Loan Document” for all purposes of the Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents.
 
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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Amendment to be duly executed as of the date first above written.
 
 
EVERCOMMERCE INTERMEDIATE INC.
      
 
By:
/s/ Marc Thompson
   
Name:
Marc Thompson
   
Title:
Chief Financial Officer
       
 
EVERCOMMERCE SOLUTIONS INC.
       
 
By:
/s/ Marc Thompson
   
Name:
Marc Thompson
   
Title:
Chief Financial Officer

[Signature Page To Amendment No. 1]


 
ROYAL BANK OF CANADA, as Administrative Agent
   
 
By:
/s/ Ann Hurley
   
Name:
Anne Hurley
   
Title:
Manager, Agency

[Signature Page To Amendment No. 1]


 
KKR CORPORATE LENDING (DE) LLC, as a First Additional Term Lender
   
 
By:
/s/ John Knox
   
Name:
John Knox
   
Title:
CFO

[Signature Page To Amendment No. 1]


 
ROYAL BANK OF CANADA, as a First Additional Term Lender
   
 
By:
 /s/ Theodore Brown
   
Name:
Theodore Brown
   
Title:
Authorized Signatory

[Signature Page To Amendment No. 1]


Schedule 1

 
 
First Additional Term Lenders
 
First Additional Term
Commitments
 
 
KKR Corporate Lending (DE) LLC
 
$
190,000,000.00
 
 
Royal Bank of Canada
 
$
10,000,000.00
 
 
Total:
 
$
200,000,000.00
 


EXHIBIT A

Exhibit A to Amendment No. 1

CREDIT AGREEMENT

dated as of

July 6, 2021,
as amended by Amendment No. 1, dated as of November 23, 2021

among

EVERCOMMERCE INTERMEDIATE INC.,
as Holdings,

EVERCOMMERCE SOLUTIONS INC.,
as the Borrower,

The Lenders Party Hereto

and

ROYAL BANK OF CANADA,
as Administrative Agent, Collateral Agent and an Issuing Bank



KKR CAPITAL MARKETS LLC, GOLDMAN SACHS BANK USA, JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., RBC CAPITAL MARKETS1, BARCLAYS BANK PLC, DEUTSCHE BANK SECURITIES INC. and JEFFERIES FINANCE LLC,
as Lead Arrangers and Joint Bookrunners


1 RBC Capital Markets is a brand name for the capital markets activities of Royal Bank of Canada and its affiliates.
 

TABLE OF CONTENTS
     
   
Page
     
ARTICLE I
 
DEFINITIONS
     
SECTION 1.01
Defined Terms
1
SECTION 1.02
Classification of Loans and Borrowings
61
SECTION 1.03
Terms Generally
62
SECTION 1.04
Accounting Terms; GAAP; Certain Calculations
6262
SECTION 1.05
Certain Calculations and Tests
6363
SECTION 1.06
Effectuation of Transactions
64
SECTION 1.07
Currency Translation; Rates
6464
SECTION 1.08
Limited Condition Transactions.
64
SECTION 1.09
Cashless Rollovers
65
SECTION 1.10
Letter of Credit Amounts
66
SECTION 1.11
Times of Day; Timing of Performance
66
SECTION 1.12
Additional Alternative Currencies
6666
SECTION 1.13
Compliance with Certain Sections
67
 
ARTICLE II
 
THE CREDITS
 
SECTION 2.01
Commitments
6767
SECTION 2.02
Loans and Borrowings
6767
SECTION 2.03
Requests for Borrowings
68
SECTION 2.04
[Reserved]
6868
SECTION 2.05
Letters of Credit
6868
SECTION 2.06
Funding of Borrowings
7474
SECTION 2.07
Interest Elections
74
SECTION 2.08
Termination and Reduction of Commitments
75
SECTION 2.09
Repayment of Loans; Evidence of Debt
7676
SECTION 2.10
Amortization of Term Loans
76
SECTION 2.11
Prepayment of Loans
7778
SECTION 2.12
Fees
8585
SECTION 2.13
Interest
8686
SECTION 2.14
Alternate Rate of Interest
8787
SECTION 2.15
Increased Costs
8889
SECTION 2.16
Break Funding Payments
8990
SECTION 2.17
Taxes
9090
SECTION 2.18
Payments Generally; Pro Rata Treatment; Sharing of Setoffs
9293
SECTION 2.19
Mitigation Obligations; Replacement of Lenders
9494
SECTION 2.20
Incremental Credit Extension
9595
SECTION 2.21
Refinancing Amendments
9898
SECTION 2.22
Defaulting Lenders
9999
SECTION 2.23
Illegality
100100
SECTION 2.24
Loan Modification Offers
100100
 
ARTICLE III
 
REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
 
SECTION 3.01
Organization; Powers
101101

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SECTION 3.02
Authorization; Enforceability
101101
SECTION 3.03
Governmental Approvals; No Conflicts
102101
SECTION 3.04
Financial Condition; No Material Adverse Effect
102102
SECTION 3.05
Properties
102102
SECTION 3.06
Litigation and Environmental Matters
102102
SECTION 3.07
Compliance with Laws and Agreements
103103
SECTION 3.08
Investment Company Status
103103
SECTION 3.09
Taxes
103103
SECTION 3.10
ERISA
103103
SECTION 3.11
Disclosure
103103
SECTION 3.12
Subsidiaries
103103
SECTION 3.13
Intellectual Property; Licenses, Etc.
103103
SECTION 3.14
Solvency
104104
SECTION 3.15
[Reserved]
104104
SECTION 3.16
Federal Reserve Regulations
104104
SECTION 3.17
Use of Proceeds
104104
SECTION 3.18
PATRIOT Act, OFAC and FCPA
104104
 
ARTICLE IV
 
CONDITIONS
 
SECTION 4.01
Effective Date
104105
SECTION 4.02
Each Credit Event
106106
 
ARTICLE V
 
AFFIRMATIVE COVENANTS
 
SECTION 5.01
Financial Statements and Other Information
107107
SECTION 5.02
Notices of Material Events
109109
SECTION 5.03
Information Regarding Collateral
109109
SECTION 5.04
Existence; Conduct of Business
109109
SECTION 5.05
Payment of Taxes, Etc.
109109
SECTION 5.06
Maintenance of Properties
110110
SECTION 5.07
Insurance
110110
SECTION 5.08
Books and Records; Inspection and Audit Rights
110110
SECTION 5.09
Compliance with Laws
110110
SECTION 5.10
Use of Proceeds and Letters of Credit
110110
SECTION 5.11
Additional Subsidiaries
110111
SECTION 5.12
Further Assurances
111111
SECTION 5.13
Ratings
111111
SECTION 5.14
Certain Post-Closing Obligations
111111
SECTION 5.15
Designation of Subsidiaries
111111
SECTION 5.16
Change in Business
111111
SECTION 5.17
Changes in Fiscal Periods
111111
 
ARTICLE VI
 
NEGATIVE COVENANTS
 
SECTION 6.01
Indebtedness; Certain Equity Securities
112111
SECTION 6.02
Liens
115115
SECTION 6.03
Fundamental Changes
118118
SECTION 6.04
Investments, Loans, Advances, Guarantees and Acquisitions
119119

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SECTION 6.05
Asset Sales
122122
SECTION 6.06
[Reserved]
124124
SECTION 6.07
Negative Pledge
124124
SECTION 6.08
Restricted Payments; Certain Payments of Indebtedness
125125
SECTION 6.09
Transactions with Affiliates
129129
SECTION 6.10
Financial Covenant
131130
ARTICLE VII
 
EVENTS OF DEFAULT
SECTION 7.01
Events of Default
131130
SECTION 7.02
Right to Cure
134134
SECTION 7.03
Application of Proceeds
135135
ARTICLE VIII
 
THE ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT AND COLLATERAL AGENT
 
ARTICLE IX
 
MISCELLANEOUS
SECTION 9.01
Notices
141140
SECTION 9.02
Waivers; Amendments
142142
SECTION 9.03
Expenses; Indemnity; Damage Waiver
147146
SECTION 9.04
Successors and Assigns
148148
SECTION 9.05
Survival
154154
SECTION 9.06
Counterparts; Integration; Effectiveness
154154
SECTION 9.07
Severability
155154
SECTION 9.08
Right of Setoff
155154
SECTION 9.09
Governing Law; Jurisdiction; Consent to Service of Process
155155
SECTION 9.10
WAIVER OF JURY TRIAL
156155
SECTION 9.11
Headings
156155
SECTION 9.12
Confidentiality
156156
SECTION 9.13
USA Patriot Act
157156
SECTION 9.14
Judgment Currency
157157
SECTION 9.15
Release of Liens and Guarantees
157157
SECTION 9.16
No Fiduciary Relationship
158157
SECTION 9.17
Interest Rate Limitation
158158
SECTION 9.18
Acknowledgement and Consent to Bail-In of Affected Financial Institutions
158158
SECTION 9.19
Certain ERISA Matters
159158
SECTION 9.20
Electronic Execution of Assignments and Certain Other Documents
160159
SECTION 9.21
Acknowledgement Regarding Any Supported QFCs
160160

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SCHEDULES:
 
Schedule 1.01(a)
Excluded Subsidiaries
Schedule 2.01(a)
Term Commitments
Schedule 2.01(b)
Revolving Commitments; Letter of Credit Commitments
Schedule 3.12
Subsidiaries
Schedule 5.14
Certain Post-Closing Obligations
Schedule 6.01
Existing Indebtedness
Schedule 6.02
Existing Liens
Schedule 6.04(f)
Existing Investments
Schedule 6.07
Existing Restrictions
Schedule 6.09
Existing Transactions with Affiliates
     
EXHIBITS:
   
     
Exhibit A
Form of Assignment and Assumption
Exhibit B
Form of Affiliated Lender Assignment and Assumption
Exhibit C
Form of Guarantee Agreement
Exhibit D
Form of Collateral Agreement
Exhibit E
Form of First Lien Intercreditor Agreement
Exhibit F
Form of Second Lien Intercreditor Agreement
Exhibit G
Form of Closing Certificate
Exhibit H
Form of Intercompany Note
Exhibit I
Form of Specified Discount Prepayment Notice
Exhibit J
Form of Specified Discount Prepayment Response
Exhibit K
Form of Discount Range Prepayment Notice
Exhibit L
Form of Discount Range Prepayment Offer
Exhibit M
Form of Solicited Discounted Prepayment Notice
Exhibit N
Form of Solicited Discounted Prepayment Offer
Exhibit O
Form of Acceptance and Prepayment Notice
Exhibit P-1
Form of U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate (For Non-U.S. Lenders That Are Not Partnerships For U.S. Federal Income Tax Purposes)
Exhibit P-2
Form of U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate (For Non-U.S. Lenders That Are Partnerships For U.S. Federal Income Tax Purposes)
Exhibit P-3
Form of U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate (For Non-U.S. Participants That Are Not Partnerships For U.S. Federal Income Tax Purposes)
Exhibit P-4
Form of U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate (For Non-U.S. Participants That Are Partnerships For U.S. Federal Income Tax Purposes)
Exhibit Q
Form of Borrowing Request
Exhibit R
Form of Interest Election Request
Exhibit S
Form of Notice of Loan Prepayment

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CREDIT AGREEMENT, dated as of July 6, 2021 (as amended by Amendment No. 1 dated as of November 23, 2021, this “Agreement”), among EVERCOMMERCE INTERMEDIATE INC., a Delaware corporation (“Holdings”), EVERCOMMERCE SOLUTIONS INC., a Delaware corporation (the “Borrower”), the LENDERS from time to time party hereto, and ROYAL BANK OF CANADA, as Administrative Agent, Collateral Agent and an Issuing Bank.
 
WHEREAS, the Borrower has requested (a) the Term Lenders to extend Term Loans, which, on the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date shall be in an aggregate principal amount of $350,000,000550,000,000, (b) the Revolving Lenders to provide Revolving Loans, subject to the Revolving Commitment, which, on the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date shall be in an aggregate principal amount of $190,000,000, to the Borrower at any time during the Revolving Availability Period, and (c) the Issuing Banks to issue Letters of Credit at any time during the Revolving Availability Period, in an aggregate face amount at any time outstanding not in excess of $20,000,000;
 
NOW THEREFORE, the parties hereto agree as follows:
 
ARTICLE I

DEFINITIONS
 
SECTION 1.01          Defined Terms.  As used in this Agreement, the following terms have the meanings specified below:
 
ABR” when used in reference to any Loan or Borrowing, refers to whether such Loan is, or the Loans comprising such Borrowing are, bearing interest at a rate determined by reference to the Alternate Base Rate.
 
Acceptable Discount” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(a)(ii)(D).
 
Acceptable Prepayment Amount” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(a)(ii)(D).
 
Acceptance and Prepayment Notice” means an irrevocable written notice from a Term Lender accepting a Solicited Discounted Prepayment Offer to make a Discounted Term Loan Prepayment at the Acceptable Discount specified therein pursuant to Section 2.11(a)(ii)(D) substantially in the form of Exhibit O.
 
Acceptance Date” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(a)(ii)(D).
 
Accepting Lenders” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.24(a).
 
Accounting Changes” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 1.04(d).
 
Accrued Expenses” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of “Excess Cash Flow.”
 
Acquired EBITDA” means, with respect to any Pro Forma Entity for any period, the amount for such period of Consolidated EBITDA of such Pro Forma Entity (determined as if references to the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries in the definition of the term “Consolidated EBITDA” were references to such Pro Forma Entity and its Subsidiaries which will become Restricted Subsidiaries), all as determined on a consolidated basis for such Pro Forma Entity.
 
Acquired Entity or Business” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of “Consolidated EBITDA.”
 
Acquisition Transaction” means any Investment by the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary in a Person if (a) as a result of such Investment, (i) such Person becomes a Restricted Subsidiary or (ii) such Person, in one transaction or a series of related transactions, is merged, consolidated, or amalgamated with or into, or transfers or conveys substantially all of its assets (or all or substantially all the assets constituting a business unit, division, product line or line of business) to, or is liquidated into, the Borrower or a Restricted Subsidiary and (b) after giving effect to such Investment, the Borrower is in compliance with Section 5.16, and, in each case, any Investment held by such Person.

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Additional Lender” means any Additional Revolving Lender or any Additional Term Lender, as applicable.
 
Additional Revolving Lender” means, at any time, any bank or other financial institution or other Person (other than a natural Person) that agrees to provide any portion of any (a) Incremental Revolving Commitment Increase or Additional/Replacement Revolving Commitments pursuant to an Incremental Facility Amendment in accordance with Section 2.20 or (b) Credit Agreement Refinancing Indebtedness pursuant to a Refinancing Amendment in accordance with Section 2.21; provided that each Additional Revolving Lender shall be subject to the approval of the Administrative Agent, the Borrower and, if such Additional Revolving Lender is not a Revolving Lender or an Affiliate or Approved Fund of a Revolving Lender, each Issuing Bank (such approval in each case not to be unreasonably withheld or delayed).
 
Additional Term Lender” means, at any time, any bank or other financial institution or other Person (including any such bank or financial institution or Person that is a Lender at such time, but excluding any natural Person) that agrees to provide any portion of any (a) Incremental Term Loan pursuant to an Incremental Facility Amendment in accordance with Section 2.20 or (b) Credit Agreement Refinancing Indebtedness pursuant to a Refinancing Amendment in accordance with Section 2.21; provided that each Additional Term Lender (other than any Person that is a Lender, an Affiliate of a Lender or an Approved Fund of a Lender at such time or an Affiliated Lender or Affiliated Debt Fund) shall be subject to the approval of the Administrative Agent (such approval not to be unreasonably withheld or delayed) and the Borrower.
 
Additional/Replacement Revolving Commitment” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.20(a).
 
Adjusted LIBO Rate” means, with respect to any Eurocurrency Borrowing for any Interest Period, an interest rate per annum equal to (a) the LIBO Rate for such Interest Period multiplied by (b) the Statutory Reserve Rate.
 
Adjustment” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.14(b).
 
Administrative Agent” means Royal Bank of Canada, in its capacity as administrative agent hereunder and under the other Loan Documents, and its successors in such capacity as provided in Article VIII.
 
Administrative Agent’s Office” means the Administrative Agent’s address and, as appropriate, account as set forth in Section 9.02, or such other address or account as the Administrative Agent may from time to time notify to the Borrower and the Lenders.
 
Administrative Questionnaire” means an administrative questionnaire in a form supplied by the Administrative Agent.
 
Affected Class” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.24(a).
 
Affected Financial Institution” means (a) any EEA Financial Institution or (b) any UK Financial Institution.
 
Affiliate” means, with respect to a specified Person, another Person that directly or indirectly Controls or is Controlled by or is under common Control with the Person specified. For purposes of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, Jefferies LLC and its Affiliates shall be deemed to be Affiliates of Jefferies Finance LLC and its Affiliates.
 
Affiliated Debt Fund” means an Affiliated Lender that is a bona fide debt fund primarily engaged in, or that advises funds or other investment vehicles that are engaged in, making, purchasing, holding or otherwise investing in commercial loans, bonds or similar extensions of credit or securities in the ordinary course. “Affiliated Debt Fund” shall include Silver Lake Alpine.
 
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Affiliated Lender” means, at any time, any Lender that is an Affiliate of Holdings (other than the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries) at such time.
 
Affiliated Lender Assignment and Assumption” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.04(g)(5).
 
Affiliated Lender Cap” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.04(g)(3).
 
Agent” means the Administrative Agent, the Collateral Agent, each Lead Arranger, each Joint Bookrunner and any successors and assigns in such capacity, and “Agents” means two or more of them.
 
Agreed Currencies” means dollars and each Alternative Currency.
 
Agent Parties” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.04(g)(3) .
 
Agreement” has the meaning provided in the preamble hereto.
 
Agreement Currency” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.14(b).
 
Alternate Base Rate” means, for any day, a rate per annum equal to the greatest of (a) the Prime Rate in effect on such day, (b) the NYFRB Rate in effect on such day plus ½ of 1% and (c) the Adjusted LIBO Rate for a one month Interest Period on such day (or if such day is not a Business Day, the immediately preceding Business Day) plus 1%; provided that for the purpose of this definition, the Adjusted LIBO Rate for any day shall be based on the LIBO Screen Rate (or if the LIBO Screen Rate is not available for such one month Interest Period, the LIBO Interpolated Rate) at approximately 11:00 a.m. London time on such day.  Any change in the Alternate Base Rate due to a change in the Prime Rate, the NYFRB Rate or the Adjusted LIBO Rate shall be effective from and including the effective date of such change in the Prime Rate, the NYFRB Rate or the Adjusted LIBO Rate, respectively.
 
Alternative Currency” means each currency (other than dollars) that is approved in accordance with Section 1.12; provided that, for each Alternative Currency, such requested currency is an Eligible Currency.
 
“Amendment No. 1” means Amendment No. 1, dated as of November 23, 2021, among Holdings, the Borrower, the Lenders party thereto and the Administrative Agent.
 
“Amendment No. 1 Effective Date” means November 23, 2021, the date on which all conditions precedent set forth in Section 5 of Amendment No. 1 are satisfied.
 
“Amendment No. 1 Lead Arrangers” has the meaning provided in Amendment No. 1.
 
“Amendment No. 1 Reaffirmation Agreement” means the Amendment No. 1 Reaffirmation Agreement, by and among the Administrative Agent, the Collateral Agent, Holdings, the Borrower and each of the Subsidiary Loan Parties, dated as of the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date.
 
Applicable Account” means, with respect to any payment to be made to the Administrative Agent hereunder, the account specified by the Administrative Agent from time to time for the purpose of receiving payments of such type.
 
Applicable Creditor” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.14(b).
 
Applicable Discount” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(a)(ii)(C).
 
Applicable Fronting Exposure” means, with respect to any Person that is an Issuing Bank at any time, the sum of (a) the Dollar Equivalent of the aggregate amount of all Letters of Credit issued by such Person in its capacity as an Issuing Bank (if applicable) that remains available for drawing at such time and (b) the Dollar Equivalent of the aggregate amount of all LC Disbursements made by such Person in its capacity as an Issuing Bank (if applicable) that have not yet been reimbursed by or on behalf of the Borrower at such time.
 
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Applicable Percentage” means, at any time with respect to any Revolving Lender, the percentage (carried out to the ninth decimal place) of the aggregate Revolving Commitments represented by such Lender’s Revolving Commitment at such time; provided that, at any time any Revolving Lender shall be a Defaulting Lender, “Applicable Percentage” shall mean the percentage (carried out to the ninth decimal place) of the total Revolving Commitments (disregarding any such Defaulting Lender’s Revolving Commitment) represented by such Lender’s Revolving Commitment.  If the Revolving Commitments have terminated or expired, the Applicable Percentages shall be determined based upon the Revolving Commitments most recently in effect, giving effect to any assignments pursuant to this Agreement and to any Lender’s status as a Defaulting Lender at the time of determination.
 
Applicable Rate” means, for any day, (a) with respect to any Term Loan (1) 2.25% per annum, in the case of an ABR Loan, or (2) 3.25% per annum, in the case of a Eurocurrency Loan and (b) with respect to any Revolving Loan (1) 2.25% per annum, in the case of an ABR Loan, or (2) 3.25% per annum, in the case of a Eurocurrency Loan; provided that, from and after the delivery of the financial statements and related Compliance Certificate for the first full fiscal quarter of the Borrower completed after the Effective Date pursuant to Section 5.01,
 
(i)          with respect to clause (a) above, the Applicable Rate shall be based on the First Lien Leverage Ratio set forth in the most recent Compliance Certificate in accordance with the pricing grid below:
 
Level
First Lien Leverage Ratio
ABR Term Loan Applicable
Rate
Eurocurrency Term Loan
Applicable Rate
1
> 2.75 to 1.00
2.25%
3.25%
2
≤ 2.75 to 1.00
2.00%
3.00%

(ii)          with respect to clause (b) above, the Applicable Rate shall be based on the First Lien Leverage Ratio set forth in the most recent Compliance Certificate in accordance with the pricing grid below:
 
Level
First Lien Leverage Ratio
ABR Revolving Loan
Applicable Rate
Eurocurrency Revolving
Loan Applicable Rate
1
> 2.75 to 1.00
2.25%
3.25%
2
≤ 2.75 to 1.00
2.00%
3.00%

Any increase or decrease in the Applicable Rate resulting from a change in the First Lien Leverage Ratio shall become effective as of the first Business Day immediately following the date a Compliance Certificate is delivered pursuant to Section 5.01; provided that, at the option of the Administrative Agent (at the direction of the Required Lenders and upon notice to the Borrower of such determination), the highest pricing level shall apply as of the first Business Day after the date on which a Compliance Certificate was required to have been delivered but was not delivered, and shall continue to so apply to and including the date immediately prior to the date on which such Compliance Certificate is so delivered (and thereafter the pricing level otherwise determined in accordance with this definition shall apply). Upon the request of the Administrative Agent or Required Lenders, as applicable, on and after receipt of a notice that an Event of Default under Section 7.01(a) or (b) has occurred, the highest pricing level shall apply as of the date of such Event of Default (as reasonably determined by the Borrower) and shall continue to so apply to but excluding the date on which such Event of Default shall cease to be continuing (and thereafter, in each case, the pricing level otherwise determined in accordance with this definition shall apply).
 
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In the event that any financial statements under Section 5.01 or a Compliance Certificate is shown to be inaccurate at any time and such inaccuracy, if corrected, would have led to a higher Applicable Rate for any period (an “Applicable Period”) than the Applicable Rate applied for such Applicable Period, then (i) the Borrower shall promptly (and in no event later than five (5) Business Days thereafter) deliver to the Administrative Agent a correct Compliance Certificate for such Applicable Period, (ii) the Applicable Rate shall be determined by reference to the corrected Compliance Certificate, and (iii) the Borrower shall pay to the Administrative Agent promptly upon written demand (and in no event later than five (5) Business Days after written demand) any additional interest owing as a result of such increased Applicable Rate for such Applicable Period, which payment shall be promptly applied by the Administrative Agent in accordance with the terms hereof. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement, any additional interest hereunder shall not be due and payable until written demand is made for such payment pursuant to this paragraph and accordingly, any nonpayment of such interest as a result of any such inaccuracy shall not constitute a Default (whether retroactively or otherwise), and no such amounts shall be deemed overdue (and no amounts shall accrue default interest pursuant to Section 2.13(c)), at any time prior to the date that is five (5) Business Days following such written demand. It is acknowledged and agreed that nothing in this definition will limit the rights of the Administrative Agent and the Lenders under the Loan Documents, including Article VII herein.
 
Approved Bank” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of the term “Permitted Investments.”
 
Approved Foreign Bank” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of the term “Permitted Investments.”
 
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.
 
Asset Sale Prepayment Event” has the meaning assigned to such term in clause (a) of the definition of the term “Prepayment Event.”
 
Assignment and Assumption” means an assignment and assumption entered into by a Lender and an Eligible Assignee (with the consent of any Person whose consent is required by Section 9.04), or as otherwise required to be entered into under the terms of this Agreement, substantially in the form of Exhibit A or any other form reasonably approved by the Administrative Agent.
 
Auction Agent” means (a) the Administrative Agent or (b) any other financial institution or advisor employed by Holdings or the Borrower (whether or not an Affiliate of the Administrative Agent) to act as an arranger in connection with any Discounted Term Loan Prepayment pursuant to Section 2.11(a)(ii); provided that neither Holdings nor the Borrower shall 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).
 
Audited Financial Statements” means the audited consolidated balance sheets of Parent and its consolidated subsidiaries as at the end of, and related statements of income and cash flows of Parent and its consolidated subsidiaries for, the fiscal years ended December 31, 2019 and December 31, 2020.
 
Available Amount” means, on any date of determination, a cumulative amount equal to (without duplication):
 
(a)          the greater of (i) $65,000,000 and (ii) 50% of Consolidated EBITDA for the most recently ended Test Period as of such time determined on a Pro Forma Basis (such greater amount, the “Starter Basket”), plus
 
(b)          the greatest of (1) an amount equal to 50% of Consolidated Net Income for the period (treated as one accounting period) from the first day of the fiscal quarter of the Borrower commencing immediately before the Effective Date to the end of the most recent Test Period (which amount under this clause (1) shall not be less than zero for such period), (2) the Cumulative Retained Excess Cash Flow Amount (which amount under this clause (2) shall not be less than zero) and (3) an amount equal to the sum of (x) 100% of cumulative Consolidated EBITDA for each fiscal quarter of the Borrower commencing with the first fiscal quarter of the Borrower commencing immediately before the Effective Date through the most recent Test Period then last ended minus (ii) 1.5x cumulative Fixed Charges for the same period (which amount under this clause (3) shall not be less than zero for such period), plus
 
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(c)          returns, profits, distributions and similar amounts received in cash or Permitted Investments and the Fair Market Value of any in-kind amounts received by the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary on Investments made using the Available Amount (not to exceed the amount of such Investments), plus
 
(d)          the Fair Market Value of Investments of the Borrower or any of the Restricted Subsidiaries in any Unrestricted Subsidiary that has been re-designated as a Restricted Subsidiary or that has been merged or consolidated with or into the Borrower or any of the Restricted Subsidiaries, plus
 
(e)          the Net Proceeds of a sale or other Disposition of any Unrestricted Subsidiary (including the issuance or sale of Equity Interests of an Unrestricted Subsidiary) received by the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary, plus
 
(f)          to the extent not included in Consolidated Net Income, dividends or other distributions or returns on capital received by the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary from an Unrestricted Subsidiary, plus
 
(g)          the aggregate amount of any Retained Declined Proceeds, Retained Asset Sale Proceeds, Retained ECF Proceeds and any Net Proceeds below the amount specified in the definition of “Asset Sale Prepayment Event” since the Effective Date.
 
Available Amount Reference Period” means, with respect to any date of determination, the period commencing on January 1, 2022 and ending on the last day of the most recent fiscal year ending thereafter for which financial statements are delivered to the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 5.01(a).
 
Available Cash” means, as of any date of determination, the aggregate amount of cash and Permitted Investments of the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary as of such date to the extent the use thereof for the application to payment of Indebtedness is not prohibited by law or any contract binding on the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary.
 
Available Equity Amount” means a cumulative amount equal to (without duplication):
 
(a)          the Net Proceeds of new public or private issuances of Qualified Equity Interests in the Borrower or any parent of the Borrower which are contributed to (or received by) the Borrower after the Effective Date, plus
 
(b)          capital contributions received by the Borrower after the Effective Date in cash or Permitted Investments (other than in respect of any Disqualified Equity Interest) and the Fair Market Value of any in-kind contributions after the Effective Date, plus
 
(c)          the net cash proceeds received by the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary from Indebtedness and Disqualified Equity Interest issuances issued after the Effective Date and which have been exchanged or converted into Qualified Equity Interests, plus
 
(d)          returns, profits, distributions and similar amounts received in cash or Permitted Investments and the Fair Market Value of any in-kind amounts received by the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries on Investments made using the Available Equity Amount (not to exceed the amount of such Investments);
 
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provided that the Available Equity Amount shall not include any Cure Amount, any amounts used to incur Indebtedness pursuant to Section 6.01(a)(xxiv), any amounts used to make Restricted Payments pursuant to Section 6.08(a)(vi)(c) or any amounts used to make Investments pursuant to Section 6.04(q).
 
Available RP Capacity Amount” means the amount of Restricted Payments and Restricted Debt Payments that may be made at the time of determination pursuant to Sections 6.08(a)(vi), (viii) and (xii) and Section 6.08(b)(iv) (in each case without duplication), minus the sum of the amount of the Available RP Capacity Amount utilized by the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary to (a) make Investments pursuant to Section 6.04(n) and (b) incur Indebtedness pursuant to Section 6.01(a)(xxix)(A).
 
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, with respect to (a) 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 which 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).
 
Basel III” means, collectively, those certain agreements on capital requirements, a leverage ratio and liquidity standards contained in “Basel III: A Global Regulatory Framework for More Resilient Banks and Banking Systems,” “Basel III:  International Framework for Liquidity Risk Measurement, Standards and Monitoring,” and “Guidance for National Authorities Operating the Countercyclical Capital Buffer,” each as published by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision in December 2010 (as revised from time to time), and as implemented by a Lender’s primary banking regulatory authority.
 
Beneficial Ownership Certification” means a certification regarding beneficial ownership required by the Beneficial Ownership Regulation.
 
Beneficial Ownership Regulation” means 31 C.F.R. § 1010.230.
 
Benefit Plan” means any of (a) an “employee benefit plan” (as defined in ERISA) that is subject to Title I of ERISA, (b) a “plan” as defined in Section 4975 of the Code or (c) any Person whose assets include (for purposes of ERISA Section 3(42) or otherwise for purposes of Title I of ERISA or Section 4975 of the Code) the assets of any such “employee benefit plan” or “plan”.
 
Board of Directors” means, with respect to any Person, (a) in the case of any corporation, the board of directors of such Person or any committee thereof duly authorized to act on behalf of such board, (b) in the case of any limited liability company, the board of managers, board of directors, manager or managing member of such Person or the functional equivalent of the foregoing, (c) in the case of any partnership, the board of directors, board of managers, manager or managing member of a general partner of such Person or the functional equivalent of the foregoing and (d) in any other case, the functional equivalent of the foregoing. In addition, the term “director” means a director or functional equivalent thereof with respect to the relevant Board of Directors.
 
Board of Governors” means the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System of the United States of America.
 
Borrower” has the meaning assigned to such term in the introductory paragraph hereto.
 
Borrower Materials” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 5.01.
 
Borrower Offer of Specified Discount Prepayment” means the offer by the Borrower to make a voluntary prepayment of Term Loans at a specified discount to par pursuant to Section 2.11(a)(ii)(B).
 
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Borrower Solicitation of Discount Range Prepayment Offers” means the solicitation by the Borrower of offers for, and the corresponding acceptance by a Term Lender of, a voluntary prepayment of Term Loans at a specified range at a discount to par pursuant to Section 2.11(a)(ii)(C).
 
Borrower Solicitation of Discounted Prepayment Offers” means the solicitation by the Borrower of offers for, and the subsequent acceptance, if any, by a Term Lender of, a voluntary prepayment of Term Loans at a discount to par pursuant to Section 2.11(a)(ii)(D).
 
Borrowing” means Loans of the same Class and Type, made, converted or continued on the same date in the same currency and, in the case of Eurocurrency Loans, as to which a single Interest Period is in effect.
 
Borrowing Minimum” means $500,000.
 
Borrowing Multiple” means $100,000.
 
Borrowing Request” means a request by the Borrower for a Borrowing in accordance with Section 2.03 and substantially in the form of Exhibit Q or such other form as may be reasonably 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.
 
Business Day” means any day that is not a Saturday, Sunday or other day on which commercial banks in New York are authorized or required by law to remain closed; provided that, when used in connection with a Eurocurrency Loan the term “Business Day” shall also exclude any day that is not a London Banking Day.
 
Capital Expenditures” means, for any period, the additions to property, plant and equipment and other capital expenditures of the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries that are (or should be) set forth in a consolidated statement of cash flows of Holdings for such period prepared in accordance with GAAP, including customer acquisition costs and incentive payments, conversion costs, contract acquisition costs and website development and website content development costs.
 
Capital Lease Obligation” means an obligation that is a Capitalized Lease; and the amount of Indebtedness represented thereby at any time shall be the amount of the liability in respect thereof that would at that time be required to be capitalized on a balance sheet in accordance with GAAP (for the avoidance of doubt, subject to Section 1.04(g)).  It is understood and agreed that Capital Lease Obligations shall be deemed not to include Non-Finance Lease Obligations for purposes of the Loan Documents.
 
Capitalized Leases” means, as applied to any Person, any lease of any property (whether real, personal or mixed) by that Person as lessee that, in conformity with GAAP (for the avoidance of doubt, subject to Section 1.04(g)), is or is required to be accounted for as a capital lease or finance lease on the balance sheet of that Person.
 
Capitalized Software Expenditures” means, for any period, the aggregate of all expenditures (whether paid in cash or accrued as liabilities) by the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries during such period in respect of purchased software or internally developed software and software enhancements that, in conformity with GAAP, are or are required to be reflected as capitalized costs on the consolidated balance sheet of the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries.
 
Cash Collateralize” means to pledge and deposit with or deliver to the Collateral Agent, for the benefit of one or more of the Issuing Banks or Revolving Lenders, as collateral for LC Exposure or obligations of the Revolving Lenders to fund participations in respect of LC Exposure, cash or deposit account balances under the sole dominion and control of the Collateral Agent or, if the Collateral Agent and the applicable Issuing Bank shall agree in their sole discretion, other credit support, in each case pursuant to documentation in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Collateral Agent and each applicable Issuing Bank.  “Cash Collateral” and “Cash Collateralization” shall have meanings correlative to the foregoing and shall include the proceeds of such cash collateral and other credit support.
 
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Cash Management Obligations” means obligations of Holdings, the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary in respect of (a) any overdraft and related liabilities arising from treasury, depository, cash pooling arrangements and cash management or treasury services or any automated clearing house transfers of funds, (b) netting services, employee credit or purchase card programs and similar arrangements, (c) letters of credit and (d) other services related, ancillary or complementary to the foregoing (including Cash Management Services).
 
Cash Management Services” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of the term “Secured Cash Management Obligations.”
 
Casualty Event” means any event that gives rise to the receipt by the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary of any insurance proceeds or condemnation awards in respect of any loss of or damage to any equipment, fixed assets or real property (including any improvements thereon) of the Borrower or any other Loan Party to replace or repair such equipment, fixed assets or real property.
 
CFC” means a “controlled foreign corporation” within the meaning of Section 957 of the Code.
 
Change in Control means (a) the failure of Holdings, directly or indirectly through wholly-owned subsidiaries that are Guarantors (including, for the avoidance of doubt, through wholly-owned subsidiaries that are subsidiaries of the Borrower), to own all of the Equity Interests in the Borrower or (b) the acquisition of beneficial ownership by any Person or group, other than the Permitted Holders (or any holding company parent of Holdings owned directly or indirectly by the Permitted Holders), of Equity Interests representing 40% or more of the aggregate votes entitled to vote for the election of directors of Holdings having a majority of the aggregate votes on the Board of Directors of Holdings and the aggregate number of votes for the election of such directors of the Equity Interests beneficially owned by such Person or group is greater than the aggregate number of votes for the election of such directors represented by the Equity Interests beneficially owned by the Permitted Holders, unless the Permitted Holders otherwise have the right (pursuant to contract, proxy or otherwise), directly or indirectly, to designate, nominate or appoint (and do so designate, nominate or appoint) directors of Holdings having a majority of the aggregate votes on the Board of Directors of Holdings.
 
For purposes of this definition, including other defined terms used herein in connection with this definition and notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this definition or any provision of Section 13d-3 of the Exchange Act, (i) “beneficial ownership” shall be as defined in Rules 13(d)-3 and 13(d)-5 under the Exchange Act as in effect on the date hereof, (ii) the phrase Person or group is within the meaning of Section 13(d) or 14(d) of the Exchange Act, but excluding any employee benefit plan of such Person or group or its subsidiaries and any Person acting in its capacity as trustee, agent or other fiduciary or administrator of any such plan, (iii) if any group includes one or more Permitted Holders, the issued and outstanding Equity Interests of Holdings, directly or indirectly owned by the Permitted Holders that are part of such group shall not be treated as being beneficially owned by such group or any other member of such group for purposes of clause (b) of this definition, (iv) a Person or group shall not be deemed to beneficially own Equity Interests to be acquired by such Person or group pursuant to a stock or asset purchase agreement, merger agreement, option agreement, warrant agreement or similar agreement (or voting or option or similar agreement related thereto) until the consummation of the acquisition of the Equity Interests in connection with the transactions contemplated by such agreement and (v) a Person or group (other than Permitted Holders) will not be deemed to beneficially own the Equity Interests of another Person as a result of its ownership of Equity Interests or other securities of such other Person’s parent (or related contractual rights) unless it owns 50% or more of the total voting power of the Equity Interests entitled to vote for the election of directors of such Person’s parent having a majority of the aggregate votes on the Board of Directors of such Person’s parent.
 
Change in Law” means (a) the adoption of any rule, regulation, treaty or other law after the date of this Agreement, (b) any change in any rule, regulation, treaty or other law or in the administration, interpretation or application thereof by any Governmental Authority after the date of this Agreement or (c) the making or issuance of any request, guideline or directive (whether or not having the force of law) of any Governmental Authority made or issued after the date of this Agreement; provided that, notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, (i) any requests, rules, guidelines or directives under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 or issued in connection therewith and (ii) any 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, in each case shall be deemed to be a “Change in Law,” to the extent enacted, adopted, promulgated or issued after the date of this Agreement, but only to the extent such rules, regulations, or published interpretations or directives are applied to the Borrower and its Subsidiaries by the Administrative Agent or any Lender in substantially the same manner as applied to other similarly situated borrowers under comparable syndicated credit facilities, including, without limitation, for purposes of Section 2.15.
 
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Class” when used in reference to (a) any Loan or Borrowing, refers to whether such Loan, or the Loans comprising such Borrowing, are Revolving Loans, Incremental Revolving Loans, Other Revolving Loans, Term Loans, Incremental Term Loans, or Other Term Loans, (b) any Commitment, refers to whether such Commitment is a Revolving Commitment, Other Revolving Commitment, Additional/Replacement Revolving Commitment, Term Commitment, commitment in respect of Incremental Term Loans or Other Term Commitment and (c) any Lender, refers to whether such Lender has a Loan or Commitment with respect to a particular Class of Loans or Commitments.  Other Term Commitments, Other Term Loans, Other Revolving Commitments (and the Other Revolving Loans made pursuant thereto), Additional/Replacement Revolving Commitments, commitments in respect of Incremental Term Loans and Incremental Term Loans that have different terms and conditions shall be construed to be in different Classes. Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, the First Additional Term Loans shall be deemed to be of the same Class as the Initial Term Loans.
 
 “Code” means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended from time to time.
 
Collateral” means any and all assets, whether real or personal, tangible or intangible, on which Liens are purported to be granted pursuant to the Security Documents as security for the Secured Obligations.
 
Collateral Agent” has the meaning assigned in the Collateral Agreement.
 
Collateral Agreement” means the Collateral Agreement among the Borrower, each other Loan Party and the Collateral Agent, substantially in the form of Exhibit D.
 
Collateral and Guarantee Requirement” means, at any time, the requirement that:
 
(a)          the Administrative Agent shall have received (i) from Holdings, the Borrower and each Domestic Subsidiary (other than an Excluded Subsidiary) either (x) a counterpart of the Guarantee Agreement duly executed and delivered on behalf of such Person or (y) in the case of any Person that becomes a Loan Party after the Effective Date (including by ceasing to be an Excluded Subsidiary), a supplement to the Guarantee Agreement, in the form specified therein, duly executed and delivered on behalf of such Person and (ii) from Holdings, the Borrower and each Subsidiary Loan Party either (x) a counterpart of the Collateral Agreement duly executed and delivered on behalf of such Person or (y) in the case of any Person that becomes a Loan Party after the Effective Date (including by ceasing to be an Excluded Subsidiary), a supplement to the Collateral Agreement, in the form specified therein, duly executed and delivered on behalf of such Person, in each case under this clause (a) together with, in the case of any such Loan Documents executed and delivered after the Effective Date, documents of the type referred to in Section 4.01(c), and, to the extent reasonably requested by the Collateral Agent, opinions of the type referred to in Section 4.01(b);
 
(b)          all outstanding Equity Interests of the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries (other than any Equity Interests constituting Excluded Assets) owned by or on behalf of any Loan Party shall have been pledged pursuant to the Collateral Agreement (and the Collateral Agent shall have received certificates or other instruments representing all such Equity Interests (if any), together with undated stock powers or other instruments of transfer with respect thereto endorsed in blank);
 
(c)          if any Indebtedness for borrowed money of Holdings, the Borrower or any Subsidiary in a principal amount of $10,000,000 or more is owing by such obligor to any Loan Party and such Indebtedness is evidenced by a promissory note, such promissory note shall have been pledged pursuant to the Collateral Agreement (and, to the extent required by the Collateral Agreement, the Collateral Agent shall have received all such promissory notes, together with undated instruments of transfer with respect thereto endorsed in blank); and
 
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(d)          all certificates, agreements, documents and instruments, including Uniform Commercial Code financing statements, required by the Security Documents, Requirements of Law and reasonably requested by the Collateral Agent to be filed, delivered, registered or recorded to create the Liens intended to be created by the Security Documents and perfect such Liens to the extent required by, and with the priority required by, the Security Documents and the other provisions of the term “Collateral and Guarantee Requirement,” shall have been filed, registered or recorded or delivered to the Collateral Agent for filing, registration or recording.
 
Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this definition or anything in this Agreement or any other Loan Document to the contrary, (a) the foregoing provisions of this definition shall not require the creation or perfection of pledges of or security interests in, or the obtaining of title insurance, surveys, legal opinions or other deliverables with respect to, particular assets of the Loan Parties, or the provision of Guarantees by any Subsidiary, if, and for so long as and to the extent that the Administrative Agent and the Borrower reasonably agree in writing that the cost of creating or perfecting such pledges or security interests in such assets, or obtaining such title insurance, surveys, legal opinions or other deliverables in respect of such assets, or providing such Guarantees (taking into account any adverse Tax consequences to Holdings and its Subsidiaries (including the imposition of withholding or other material Taxes)), shall be excessive in relation to the benefits to be obtained by the Lenders therefrom, (b) Liens required to be granted from time to time pursuant to the term “Collateral and Guarantee Requirement” shall be subject to exceptions and limitations set forth in the Security Documents as in effect on the Effective Date, (c) in no event shall control agreements or other control or similar arrangements be required with respect to deposit accounts, securities accounts, commodities accounts or other assets specifically requiring perfection by control agreements (other than certificated securities), (d) no perfection actions shall be required with respect to Vehicles and other assets subject to certificates of title, (e) no perfection actions shall be required with respect to commercial tort claims with a value less than $10,000,000 individually, and other than the filing of UCC financing statements no perfection shall be required with respect to promissory notes evidencing debt for borrowed money in a principal amount of less than $10,000,000 individually, (f) no actions in any non-U.S. jurisdiction or required by the laws of any non-U.S. jurisdiction shall be required to be taken to create any security interests in assets located or titled outside of the United States (including any Equity Interests of Foreign Subsidiaries and any foreign Intellectual Property) or to perfect or make enforceable any security interests in any such assets (it being understood that there shall be no security agreements or pledge agreements governed under the laws of any non-U.S. jurisdiction), (g) no actions shall be required to perfect a security interest in letter of credit rights (other than the filing of UCC financing statements), (h) no Loan Party shall be required to deliver or obtain any landlord lien waivers, estoppel certificates or collateral access agreements or letters, (i) no Loan Party shall be required to deliver or obtain a mortgage in respect of fee-owned or leased real property, (j) no actions shall be required to enter into any source code escrow arrangement or register any intellectual property and (k) in no event shall the Collateral include any Excluded Assets.  The Collateral Agent may grant extensions of time or waivers for the creation and perfection of security interests in or the obtaining of title insurance, surveys, legal opinions or other deliverables with respect to particular assets or the provision of any Guarantee by any Subsidiary (including extensions beyond the Effective Date or in connection with assets acquired, or Subsidiaries formed or acquired, after the Effective Date) where it determines that such action cannot be accomplished without undue effort or expense by the time or times at which it would otherwise be required to be accomplished by this Agreement or the Security Documents.
 
Commitment” means with respect to any Lender, its Revolving Commitment, its Additional/Replacement Revolving Commitment, Other Revolving Commitment of any Class, Term Commitment of any Class, commitment in respect of Incremental Term Loans and Other Term Commitment of any Class or any combination thereof (as the context requires).
 
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 of a Financial Officer required to be delivered pursuant to Section 5.01(d).
 
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Consolidated EBITDA” means, for any period, Consolidated Net Income for such period, plus:
 
(a)          without duplication and to the extent already deducted (and not added back) in arriving at such Consolidated Net Income, the sum of the following amounts for such period:
 
(i)           total interest expense and, to the extent not reflected in such total interest expense, any losses on hedging obligations or other derivative instruments entered into for the purpose of hedging interest rate risk, net of interest income and gains on such hedging obligations or such derivative instruments, and bank and letter of credit fees and costs of surety bonds in connection with financing activities, together with items excluded from the definition of “Consolidated Interest Expense” pursuant to clauses (i) through (xiv) thereof,
 
(ii)         provision for taxes based on income, profits, revenue or capital, including federal, foreign, state, local and provincial income, franchise, excise, value added and similar taxes based on income, profits, revenue, gross receipts or capital and foreign withholding taxes paid or accrued during such period (including in respect of repatriated funds) including penalties and interest related to such taxes or arising from any tax examinations and (without duplication) any payments to a Parent Entity pursuant to Section 6.08(a)(xviii) in respect of taxes,
 
(iii)        depreciation and amortization (including amortization of Capitalized Software Expenditures, customer acquisition costs, conversion costs, contract acquisition costs, internal labor costs, incentive payments and amortization of deferred financing fees and accelerated and other deferred financing costs, OID or other capitalized costs),
 
(iv)        other non-cash charges (other than any accrual in respect of bonuses) (provided, in each case, that if any non-cash charges represent an accrual or reserve for potential cash items in any future period, (A) such Person may elect not to add back such non-cash charges in the current period and (B) to the extent such Person elects to add back such non-cash charges in the current period, the cash payment in respect thereof in such future period shall be subtracted from Consolidated EBITDA to such extent, and excluding amortization of a prepaid cash item that was paid in a prior period),
 
(v)          the amount of any non-controlling interest consisting of income attributable to non-controlling interests of third parties in any non-wholly-owned subsidiary deducted (and not added back in such period to Consolidated Net Income) excluding cash distributions in respect thereof,
 
(vi)         (A) the amount of management, monitoring, consulting, advisory and transaction fees, indemnities and related expenses paid or accrued in such period to (or on behalf of) the Sponsors or any other Permitted Holder (or any management company on behalf of any of the foregoing) (including any termination fees payable in connection with the early termination of management and monitoring agreements), (B) the amount of payments made to option, phantom equity or profits interest holders of Holdings or any of its direct or indirect parent companies in connection with, or as a result of, any distribution being made to equityholders of such Person or its direct or indirect parent companies, which payments are being made to compensate such option, phantom equity or profits interest holders as though they were equityholders at the time of, and entitled to share in, such distribution, including any cash consideration for any repurchase of equity, in each case to the extent permitted in the Loan Documents and (C) the amount of fees, expenses and indemnities paid or accrued to directors and all general administrative costs relating to board meetings, including of Holdings or any direct or indirect parent thereof,
 
(vii)         losses or discounts on sales of receivables and related assets in connection with any Permitted Receivables Financing,
 
(viii)        costs or expenses associated with, or in anticipation of, or preparation for, the IPO,
 
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(ix)         any costs or expenses incurred by Holdings, the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary pursuant to any management equity plan or equity option or phantom equity plan or any other management or employee benefit plan or agreement, any long-term incentive plan, any severance agreement or any equity subscription or equityholder agreement, to the extent that such costs or expenses are non-cash or otherwise funded with cash proceeds contributed to the capital of the Borrower or Net Proceeds of an issuance of Equity Interests of Holdings (other than Disqualified Equity Interests),
 
(x)          any net pension or other post-employment benefit costs representing amortization of unrecognized prior service costs, actuarial losses, including amortization of such amounts arising in prior periods, amortization of the unrecognized net obligation (and loss or cost) existing at the date of initial application of FASB Accounting Standards Codification 715, and any other items of a similar nature,
 
(xi)        expenses consisting of internal software development costs that are expensed but could have been capitalized under alternative accounting policies in accordance with GAAP,
 
(xii)        costs associated with, or in anticipation of, or preparation for, compliance with the requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and the rules and regulations promulgated in connection therewith and other Public Company Costs, and
 
(xiii)       any expenses reimbursed in cash during such period by non-Affiliate third parties (other than the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries),
 
plus
 
(b)          without duplication, the amount of “run rate” cost savings, operating expense reductions, revenue enhancements and synergies (including revenue synergies) (collectively, “Run Rate Benefits”) related to the Transactions, any Specified Transaction or any restructuring, cost saving initiative, new contract or other initiative projected by the Borrower in good faith to be realized as a result of actions that have been taken or initiated (including actions initiated prior to the Effective Date) or are expected to be taken or initiated (in the good faith determination of the Borrower) before, on or after the Effective Date, including any Run Rate Benefits, expenses and charges (including restructuring and integration charges) in connection with, or incurred by or on behalf of, any joint venture of the Borrower or any of the Restricted Subsidiaries (whether accounted for on the financial statements of any such joint venture or the Borrower), which Run Rate Benefits shall be added to Consolidated EBITDA until fully realized and calculated on a Pro Forma Basis as though such Run Rate Benefits had been realized on the first day of the relevant period, net of the amount of actual benefits realized from such actions; provided that (A) such Run Rate Benefits are reasonably quantifiable and factually supportable, (B) no Run Rate Benefits shall be added pursuant to this clause (b) to the extent duplicative of any expenses or charges relating to such Run Rate Benefits that are included in clause (a) above (it being understood and agreed that “run rate” shall mean the full recurring benefit that is associated with any action taken) and (C) the share of any such Run Rate Benefits, expenses and charges with respect to a joint venture that are to be allocated to the Borrower or any of the Restricted Subsidiaries shall not exceed the total amount thereof for any such joint venture multiplied by the percentage of income of such venture expected to be included in Consolidated EBITDA for the relevant Test Period;
 
plus
 
(c)          cash receipts (or any netting arrangements resulting in reduced cash expenditures) not included in the calculation of Consolidated Net Income in any period to the extent non-cash gains relating to such income were deducted in the calculation of Consolidated EBITDA pursuant to paragraph (g) below for any previous period and not added back;
 
plus
 
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(d)          without duplication, the full run rate estimated benefit increase from new or amended contracts or replacement contracts (any such new, amended or replacement contract, a “New Contract”) entered into or coming into effect during any period or any volume or price increase that takes effect under any existing contract or amended or replacement contract during any period, in each case as if such New Contract had been entered into or come into effect, or such volume or price increase had taken effect, as of the first day, and for the entirety of, such period;
 
plus
 
(e)           the net amount, if any, of the difference between (solely to the extent the amount in the following clause (A) exceeds the amount in the following clause (B)): (A) the deferred revenue of the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries as of the last day of such period (the “Determination Date”) and (B) the deferred revenue of the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries as of the date that is 12 months prior to the Determination Date, in each case, calculated without giving effect to adjustments (including the effects of such adjustments pushed down to the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries) related to the application of recapitalization accounting or acquisition accounting;
 
plus
 
(f)           other add backs and adjustments reflected in a quality of earnings report provided by a “big four” accounting firm or a nationally recognized accounting firm (or any other accounting firm reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent) with respect to any Permitted Acquisition or other Investment (including, for the avoidance of doubt, add backs and adjustments of the same type in future periods),
 
less
 
(g)           without duplication and to the extent included in arriving at such Consolidated Net Income, the sum of the following amounts for such period:
 
(i)         non-cash gains (excluding any non-cash gain to the extent it represents the reversal of an accrual or reserve for a potential cash item that reduced Consolidated Net Income or Consolidated EBITDA in any prior period),
 
(ii)        the amount of any non-controlling interest consisting of loss attributable to non-controlling interests of third parties in any non-wholly-owned subsidiary added (and not deducted in such period from Consolidated Net Income),
 
in each case, as determined on a consolidated basis for the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries in accordance with GAAP; provided that
 
(I)           there shall be included in determining Consolidated EBITDA for any period, without duplication and, other than with respect to any Material Acquisition, at the option of the Borrower (1) the Acquired EBITDA of any Person, property, business or asset acquired by the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary during such period (other than any Unrestricted Subsidiary) whether such acquisition occurred before or after the Effective Date to the extent not subsequently sold, transferred or otherwise disposed of (but not including the Acquired EBITDA of any related Person, property, business or assets to the extent not so acquired) (each such Person, property, business or asset acquired, including pursuant to a transaction consummated prior to the Effective Date, and not subsequently so disposed of, an “Acquired Entity or Business”), and the Acquired EBITDA of any Unrestricted Subsidiary that is converted into a Restricted Subsidiary during such period (each, a “Converted Restricted Subsidiary”), in each case based on the Acquired EBITDA of such Pro Forma Entity for such period (including the portion thereof occurring prior to such acquisition or conversion) determined on a historical Pro Forma Basis and (2) an adjustment in respect of each Acquired Entity or Business equal to the amount of the Pro Forma Adjustment with respect to such Acquired Entity or Business for such period (including the portion thereof occurring prior to such acquisition), and
 
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(II)          there shall be (A) excluded in determining Consolidated EBITDA for any period the Disposed EBITDA of any Person, property, business or asset (other than any Unrestricted Subsidiary) sold, transferred or otherwise disposed of, closed or classified as discontinued operations by the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary during such period (but if such operations are classified as discontinued due to the fact that they are subject to an agreement to dispose of such operations, at the Borrower’s election only, when and to the extent such operations are actually disposed of) (each such Person, property, business or asset so sold, transferred or otherwise disposed of, closed or classified, a “Sold Entity or Business”), and the Disposed EBITDA of any Restricted Subsidiary that is converted into an Unrestricted Subsidiary during such period (each, a “Converted Unrestricted Subsidiary”), in each case based on the Disposed EBITDA of such Sold Entity or Business or Converted Unrestricted Subsidiary for such period (including the portion thereof occurring prior to such sale, transfer, disposition, closure, classification or conversion) determined on a historical Pro Forma Basis and (B) included in determining Consolidated EBITDA for any period in which a Sold Entity or Business is disposed, an adjustment equal to the Pro Forma Disposal Adjustment with respect to such Sold Entity or Business (including the portion thereof occurring prior to such disposal).
 
Notwithstanding the foregoing, (x) the Borrower may, in its sole discretion, elect to not make any adjustment for any item pursuant to clauses (a) through (f) above if any such item individually is less than $1,250,000 in any fiscal quarter and (y) Consolidated EBITDA (a) for the fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2020, shall be deemed to be $27,600,000, (b) for the fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2020, shall be deemed to be $34,400,000, (c) for the fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2020, shall be deemed to be $32,400,000, and (d) for the fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2021, shall be deemed to be $31,800,000, in each case, as may be subject to addbacks and adjustments (without duplication) pursuant to clauses (a) through (f) above upon the occurrence of a “pro forma” event that occurs after the Closing Date and which is deemed to have occurred as of the first day of a period that includes any of the foregoing fiscal quarters.
 
Consolidated First Lien Debt” means, as of any date of determination, (a) the amount of Consolidated Total Debt (including in respect of the Loans hereunder) that is secured by a Lien on a material portion of the Collateral on an equal or super priority basis (but without regard to the control of remedies) with the Liens on the Collateral securing the Secured Obligations minus (b) Available Cash.
 
Consolidated Interest Expense” means the sum of cash interest expense (including that attributable to Capitalized Leases), net of cash interest income, of the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries with respect to all outstanding Indebtedness for borrowed money of the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries, including all commissions, discounts and other fees and charges owed with respect to letters of credit and bankers’ acceptance financing and net payments (over payments received), if any, made pursuant to interest rate hedging agreements with respect to Indebtedness, and excluding, for the avoidance of doubt, (i) amortization of (A) deferred financing costs, debt issuance costs, commissions, fees and expenses and any other amounts of non-cash interest (including as a result of the effects of acquisition method accounting or pushdown accounting) and (B) any costs or expenses incurred in connection with any amendment or modification of Indebtedness (whether or not consummated), (ii) non-cash interest expense attributable to the movement of the mark-to-market valuation of obligations under hedging agreements or other derivative instruments pursuant to FASB Accounting Standards Codification No. 815-Derivatives and Hedging, (iii) any one-time cash costs associated with breakage in respect of hedging agreements for interest rates or currency, (iv) commissions, discounts, yield and other fees and charges (including any interest expense) incurred in connection with any Permitted Receivables Financing, (v) all non-recurring cash interest expense or “additional interest” for failure to timely comply with registration rights obligations, (vi) any interest expense attributable to the exercise of appraisal rights and the settlement of any claims or actions (whether actual, contingent or potential) with respect to any Permitted Acquisition or any other Investment, all as calculated on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP, (vii) any payments with respect to make-whole premiums or other breakage costs of any Indebtedness, including, without limitation, any Indebtedness issued in connection with the Transactions, (viii) penalties and interest relating to taxes, (ix) accretion or accrual of discounted liabilities, (x) any interest expense attributable to a direct or indirect parent entity resulting from push down accounting, (xi) any expense resulting from the discounting of Indebtedness in connection with the application of recapitalization or purchase accounting, (xii) any interest expense or other fees or charges incurred with respect to any Escrowed Obligations (for the avoidance of doubt, so long as such Escrowed Obligations are held in escrow), (xiii) administrative agency or trustee fees, (xiv) any expense arising from any bridge, structuring, arrangement, commitment and/or other financing fee (including fees and expenses associated with the Transactions and annual agency fees), and (xv) any lease, rental or other expense in connection with a Non-Finance Lease Obligation.
 
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Consolidated Net Debt” means, as of any date of determination, (a) Consolidated Total Debt minus (b) Available Cash.
 
Consolidated Net Income” means, for any period, the net income (loss) of the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries for such period determined on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP, excluding, without duplication:
 
(a)          extraordinary, non-recurring or unusual gains or losses (less all fees and expenses relating thereto) or expenses (including extraordinary losses and unusual or non-recurring charges or expenses attributable to legal and judgment settlements and any unusual or non-recurring operating expenses directly attributable to the implementation of cost savings initiatives and any accruals or reserves in respect of any extraordinary, non-recurring or unusual items), severance, relocation costs, integration and facilities’ or offices’ pre-opening costs, opening costs, lease termination costs, processor termination or migration costs, closing and/or consolidation costs, start-up costs and other business optimization and rationalization expenses (including related to new product introductions, the consolidation of technology platforms and other strategic or cost saving initiatives and any costs or expenses related or attributable to the commencement of a New Project and including any related employee hiring or retention costs or employee redundancy or termination costs), restructuring charges, accruals or reserves (including restructuring and integration costs related to acquisitions consummated prior to or after the Effective Date and adjustments to existing reserves), whether or not classified as restructuring expense on the consolidated financial statements, signing costs, retention or completion bonuses, other executive recruiting and retention costs, transition costs, costs related to closure/consolidation of facilities, branches, data centers and/or offices (including, without limitation, costs incurred in respect of leased premises, including related to build out and the relocation of personnel and equipment), lease breakage costs, internal costs in respect of strategic initiatives and curtailments or modifications to pension and post-employment employee benefit plans (including any settlement of pension liabilities and charges resulting from changes in estimates, valuations and judgments thereof),
 
(b)          the cumulative effect of a change in accounting principles and changes as a result of the adoption or modification of accounting policies during such period,
 
(c)          Transaction Costs (including any charges associated with the rollover, acceleration or payout of Equity Interests (including any restricted stock units, options or similar equity-linked interests) held by management of the Borrower or any of its direct or indirect subsidiaries or parents in connection with the Transactions),
 
(d)          the net income for such period of any Person that is an Unrestricted Subsidiary and any Person that is not a Subsidiary or that is accounted for by the equity method of accounting; provided that Consolidated Net Income shall be increased by the amount of dividends or distributions or other payments that are actually paid in cash or Permitted Investments (or, if not paid in cash or Permitted Investments, but later converted into cash or Permitted Investments, upon such conversion) by such Person to the Borrower or a Restricted Subsidiary thereof during such period,
 
(e)          any fees and expenses (including any transaction or retention bonus or similar payment, any earnout, contingent consideration obligation or purchase price adjustment) incurred during such period, or any amortization thereof for such period, in connection with any acquisition (including any related bonus expense), Investment, asset disposition, issuance or repayment of debt, issuance of Equity Interests, refinancing transaction or amendment or other modification of any debt instrument (in each case, including any such transaction consummated prior to the Effective Date and any such transaction undertaken but not completed and including any fees or legal expenses related to the on-going administration of any debt instrument) and any charges or non-recurring merger costs incurred during such period as a result of any such transaction, in each case whether or not successful (including, for the avoidance of doubt, the effects of expensing all transaction-related expenses in accordance with FASB Accounting Standards Codification 805 and gains or losses associated with FASB Accounting Standards Codification 460),
 
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(f)          any income (loss) for such period attributable to the early extinguishment of Indebtedness, hedging agreements or other derivative instruments,
 
(g)          accruals and reserves that are established or adjusted as a result of the Transactions in accordance with GAAP (including any adjustment of estimated payouts on existing earn-outs) or changes as a result of the adoption or modification of accounting policies during such period,
 
(h)            all Non-Cash Compensation Expenses,
 
(i)            any income (loss) attributable to deferred compensation plans or trusts,
 
(j)            [reserved],
 
(k)          any gain (loss) on asset sales, disposals or abandonments (other than asset sales, disposals or abandonments in the ordinary course of business),
 
(l)           any non-cash gain (loss) attributable to the mark to market movement in the valuation of hedging obligations or other derivative instruments pursuant to FASB Accounting Standards Codification 815-Derivatives and Hedging or mark to market movement of other financial instruments pursuant to FASB Accounting Standards Codification 825-Financial Instruments; provided that any cash payments or receipts relating to transactions realized in a given period shall be taken into account in such period,
 
(m)         any non-cash gain (loss) related to currency remeasurements of Indebtedness, net loss or gain resulting from hedging agreements for currency exchange risk and revaluations of intercompany balances (including Indebtedness and gain or loss relating to translation of assets and liabilities) and other balance sheet items,
 
(n)          any non-cash expenses, accruals or reserves related to adjustments to historical tax exposures (provided, in each case, that the cash payment in respect thereof in such future period shall be subtracted from Consolidated Net Income for the period in which such cash payment was made),
 
(o)          any impairment charge or asset write-off or write-down (including related to intangible assets (including goodwill), long-lived assets and investments in debt and equity securities),
 
(p)          solely for the purpose of calculating the Available Amount, the net income for such period of any Restricted Subsidiary (other than any Guarantor) shall be excluded to the extent the declaration or payment of dividends or similar distributions by that Restricted Subsidiary of its net income is not at the date of determination permitted without any prior Governmental Approval (which has not been obtained) or, directly or indirectly, is otherwise restricted by the operation of the terms of its charter or any agreement, instrument, judgment, decree, order, statute, rule or governmental regulation applicable to that Restricted Subsidiary or its stockholders, unless such restriction with respect to the payment of dividends or similar distributions has been legally waived; provided that Consolidated Net Income of the Borrower will be increased by the amount of dividends or other distributions or other payments actually paid in cash (or to the extent converted into cash) or Permitted Investments to the Borrower or a Restricted Subsidiary thereof in respect of such period, to the extent not already included therein,
 
(q)        any accruals or obligations accrued related to workers’ compensation programs to the extent that expenses deducted in the calculation of net income exceed the net amounts paid in cash related to workers’ compensation programs in that period,
 
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(r)           any reserves, accruals or obligations accrued by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries for any federal and state employment tax liabilities, including social security, federal unemployment, state unemployment and state disability taxes deducted in the calculation of net income during such period, less the amount of such obligations paid in cash with respect to such period, and
 
(s)           earnout and contingent consideration obligations (including to the extent accounted for as bonuses or otherwise) and adjustments thereof and purchase price adjustments;
 
provided that the Borrower may, in its sole discretion, elect to not make any adjustment for any item pursuant to clauses (a) through (s) above if any such item individually is less than $1,250,000 in any fiscal quarter.
 
There shall be excluded from Consolidated Net Income for any period the effects from applying acquisition method accounting, including applying acquisition method accounting to inventory, property and equipment, loans and leases, software and other intangible assets and deferred revenue (including deferred costs related thereto and deferred rent) required or permitted by GAAP and related authoritative pronouncements (including FASB Accounting Standards Codification 805 and including the effects of such adjustments pushed down to Holdings, the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries), as a result of the Transactions, any acquisition or Investment consummated prior to the Effective Date and any Permitted Acquisitions or other Investment or the amortization or write-off of any amounts thereof.
 
In addition, to the extent not already included in Consolidated Net Income, Consolidated Net Income shall include (i) the amount of proceeds received (or reasonably expected to be received) or due from business interruption insurance or government support payments (other than loans, to the extent not forgivable) or reimbursement of expenses and charges that are covered by indemnification, insurance and other reimbursement provisions in connection with the Transactions, any acquisition or other Investment or any disposition of any asset permitted hereunder or that occurred prior to the Effective Date (net of any amount so included in any prior period to the extent not so received or reimbursed within a two year period) and (ii) the amount of any cash tax benefits related to the tax amortization of intangible assets in such period.
 
Consolidated Secured Debt” means, as of any date of determination, (a) Consolidated Total Debt that is secured by a Lien on a material portion of the Collateral minus (b) Available Cash.
 
Consolidated Total Assets” means, as at any date of determination, the amount that would be set forth opposite the caption “total assets” (or any like caption) on the most recent consolidated balance sheet of the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries in accordance with GAAP.
 
Consolidated Total Debt” means, as of any date of determination, the outstanding principal amount of all third party Indebtedness for borrowed money (including purchase money Indebtedness), unreimbursed drawings under letters of credit, Capital Lease Obligations, third party Indebtedness obligations evidenced by notes or similar instruments (and excluding, for the avoidance of doubt, Swap Obligations), in each case of the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries on such date, on a consolidated basis and determined in accordance with GAAP (excluding, in any event, the effects of any discounting of Indebtedness resulting from the application of acquisition method or pushdown accounting in connection with the Transactions or any Permitted Acquisition or other Investment).
 
Consolidated Working Capital” means, at any date, the excess of (a) the sum of all amounts (other than cash and Permitted Investments) that would, in conformity with GAAP, be set forth opposite the caption “total current assets” (or any like caption) on a consolidated balance sheet of the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries at such date, excluding the current portion of current and deferred income taxes over (b) the sum of all amounts that would, in conformity with GAAP, be set forth opposite the caption “total current liabilities” (or any like caption) on a consolidated balance sheet of the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries on such date, including deferred revenue but excluding, without duplication, (i) the current portion of any Funded Debt, (ii) all Indebtedness consisting of Loans and obligations under letters of credit to the extent otherwise included therein, (iii) the current portion of interest and (iv) the current portion of current and deferred income taxes; provided that, for purposes of calculating Excess Cash Flow, increases or decreases in working capital (A) arising from acquisitions, dispositions or Unrestricted Subsidiary or Restricted Subsidiary designations by the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries shall be measured from the date on which such acquisition, disposition or Unrestricted Subsidiary or Restricted Subsidiary designation occurred and not over the period in which Excess Cash Flow is calculated and (B) shall exclude (I) the impact of non-cash adjustments contemplated in the Excess Cash Flow calculation, (II) the impact of adjusting items in the definition of “Consolidated Net Income” and (III) any changes in current assets or current liabilities as a result of (x) the effect of fluctuations in the amount of accrued or contingent obligations, assets or liabilities under hedging agreements or other derivative obligations, (y) any reclassification, other than as a result of the passage of time, in accordance with GAAP of assets or liabilities, as applicable, between current and noncurrent or (z) the effects of acquisition method accounting.
 
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Contract Consideration” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of the term “ECF Deductions”.
 
 “Control” means the possession, directly or indirectly, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management or policies, or the dismissal or appointment of the management, of a Person, whether through the ability to exercise voting power, by contract or otherwise.  “Controlling” and “Controlled” have meanings correlative thereto.
 
Converted Restricted Subsidiary” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of the term “Consolidated EBITDA.”
 
Converted Unrestricted Subsidiary” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of the term “Consolidated EBITDA.”
 
Covered Entity” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.21(b).
 
Covered Party” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.21(a).
 
Credit Agreement Refinancing Indebtedness” means Indebtedness issued, incurred or otherwise obtained (including by means of the extension or renewal of existing Indebtedness) by a Loan Party in exchange for, or to extend, renew, replace or refinance, in whole or part, any Class of existing Term Loans or Revolving Loans (or unused Revolving Commitments) (“Refinanced Debt”); provided that such exchanging, extending, renewing, replacing or refinancing Indebtedness (a) is in an original aggregate principal amount not greater than the aggregate principal amount of the Refinanced Debt (including any unused Revolving Commitment at such time) (plus any premium, accrued interest and fees and expenses incurred in connection with such exchange, extension, renewal, replacement or refinancing), (b) does not mature earlier than or, except in the case of Revolving Commitments, have a Weighted Average Life to Maturity shorter than the Refinanced Debt (other than Customary Bridge Loans and except with respect to an amount equal to the Maturity Carveout Amount at such time), (c) shall not be guaranteed by any entity that is not a Loan Party, (d) in the case of any secured Indebtedness (i) is not secured by any assets not securing the Secured Obligations and (ii) is subject to the relevant Intercreditor Agreement(s) and (e) has covenants and events of default (excluding as to subordination, interest rate (including whether such interest is payable in cash or in kind), interest rate margins, pricing, rate floors, discounts, fees, premiums and prepayment or redemption provisions and other than with respect to Customary Bridge Loans) that either (I) are not materially more favorable (when taken as a whole) to the lenders or investors providing such Indebtedness than the terms and conditions of this Agreement (when taken as a whole) are to the Lenders (except for covenants or other provisions applicable only to periods after the Latest Maturity Date at the time of such refinancing), (II) are applicable only to periods after the Latest Maturity Date at the time of such refinancing, (III) reflect market terms and conditions (taken as a whole) at the time of incurrence of such Indebtedness (as determined by the Borrower in good faith) or (IV) are reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent (provided that, at the Borrower’s election, to the extent any financial maintenance covenant or other term or provision is added for the benefit of (X) the lenders of any such Indebtedness that consists of term facilities, no consent shall be required from the Administrative Agent or the Lenders to the extent that such term or provision is also added, or the features of such term or provision are provided, for the benefit of each Term Loan (and, for the avoidance of doubt, such term shall be deemed reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent) or (Y) the lenders of any such Indebtedness that consists of revolving credit facilities, no consent shall be required from the Administrative Agent or the Lenders to the extent that such term or provision is also added, or the features of such term or provision are provided, for the benefit of the Lenders of each Revolving Credit Facility) (and, for the avoidance of doubt, such term shall be deemed reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent).
 
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Cumulative Retained Excess Cash Flow Amount” means, at any date, an amount equal to (a) the cumulative amount of Excess Cash Flow (which shall not be less than zero in any fiscal year) of the Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries for the Available Amount Reference Period, minus (b) the amount that has been (or is required to be) applied to the prepayment of Term Loans in accordance with Section 2.11(d) for the Available Amount Reference Period (but, for the avoidance of doubt, excluding Retained ECF Proceeds and Retained Declined Proceeds).
 
Cure Amount” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 7.02.
 
Cure Right” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 7.02.
 
Cured Default” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 7.01.
 
Customary Bridge Loans” means customary bridge loans with a maturity date of no longer than one year; provided that (a) the Weighted Average Life to Maturity of any loans, notes, securities or other Indebtedness which are exchanged for or otherwise replace such bridge loans is not shorter than the Weighted Average Life to Maturity of the Term Loans (without giving effect to any prior amortization or prepayments thereof) and (b) the final maturity date of any loans, notes, securities or other Indebtedness which are exchanged for or otherwise replace such bridge loans is no earlier than the Latest Maturity Date at the time such bridge loans are incurred.
 
Customary Escrow Provisions” means customary redemption or prepayment terms in connection with escrow arrangements.
 
Customary Exceptions” means (a) customary asset sale, insurance and condemnation proceeds events, change-of-control offers or events of default or, if in the form of loans, excess cash flow payments and customary Indebtedness mandatory prepayment provisions and/or (b) Customary Escrow Provisions.
 
Default” means any event or condition that constitutes an Event of Default or that upon notice, lapse of time or both would, unless cured or waived, become an Event of Default.
 
Defaulting Lender” means any Lender that has (a) failed to fund any portion of its Loans or participations in Letters of Credit within one Business Day of the date on which such funding is required hereunder, (b) notified the Borrower, the Administrative Agent, any Issuing Bank, or any Lender in writing that it does not intend to comply with any of its funding obligations under this Agreement or has made a public statement or provided any written notification to any Person to the effect that it does not intend to comply with its funding obligations under this Agreement or generally under other agreements in which it commits to extend credit, (c) failed, within three (3) Business Days after request by the Administrative Agent (whether acting on its own behalf or at the reasonable request of the Borrower (it being understood that the Administrative Agent shall comply with any such reasonable request)) or by any Issuing Bank to confirm that it will comply with the terms of this Agreement relating to its obligations to fund prospective Loans and participations in then outstanding Letters of Credit, (d) otherwise failed to pay over to the Administrative Agent, any Issuing Bank or any other Lender any other amount required to be paid by it hereunder within one Business Day of the date when due, unless the subject of a good faith dispute or subsequently cured, or (e)(i) become or is insolvent or has a parent company that has become or is insolvent, (ii) become the subject of a bankruptcy or insolvency proceeding or any action or proceeding of the type described in Section 7.01(h) or (i), or has had a receiver, conservator, trustee, administrator, assignee for the benefit of creditors or similar Person charged with reorganization or liquidation of its business or custodian appointed for it, or has taken any action in furtherance of, or indicating its consent to, approval of or acquiescence in any such proceeding or appointment or has a parent company that has become the subject of a bankruptcy or insolvency proceeding, or has had a receiver, conservator, trustee, administrator, assignee for the benefit of creditors or similar Person charged with reorganization or liquidation of its business or custodian appointed for it, or has taken any action in furtherance of, or indicating its consent to, approval of or acquiescence in any such proceeding or appointment, or (iii) become the subject of a Bail-In Action; provided that a Lender shall not be deemed to be a Defaulting Lender solely by virtue of the ownership or acquisition of any capital stock in such Lender or its direct or indirect parent 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; provided, further, that a Lender will cease to be a Defaulting Lender upon written receipt by both the Administrative Agent and Borrower of confirmation that the Lender will comply with its prospective funding obligations.
 
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Defaulting Lender Fronting Exposure” means, at any time there is a Defaulting Lender, with respect to any Issuing Bank, such Defaulting Lender’s Applicable Percentage of the outstanding Letter of Credit obligations with respect to such Issuing Bank other than Letter of Credit obligations as to which such Defaulting Lender’s participation obligation has been reallocated to other Lenders or cash collateralized in accordance with the terms hereof.
 
Designated Non-Cash Consideration” means the Fair Market Value of non-cash consideration received by the Borrower or a Subsidiary in connection with a Disposition pursuant to Section 6.05(k) that is designated as Designated Non-Cash Consideration pursuant to a certificate of a Responsible Officer of the Borrower, setting forth the basis of such valuation, less the amount of cash or Permitted Investments received in connection with a subsequent sale of or collection on or other disposition of such Designated Non‑Cash Consideration.  A particular item of Designated Non‑Cash Consideration will no longer be considered to be outstanding when and to the extent it has been paid, redeemed, sold or otherwise disposed of or returned in exchange for consideration in the form of cash or Permitted Investments in compliance with Section 6.05.
 
Discount Prepayment Accepting Lender” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(a)(ii)(B).
 
Discount Range” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(a)(ii)(C).
 
Discount Range Prepayment Amount” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(a)(ii)(C).
 
Discount Range Prepayment Notice” means a written notice of a Borrower Solicitation of Discount Range Prepayment Offers made pursuant to Section 2.11(a)(ii)(C) substantially in the form of Exhibit K.
 
Discount Range Prepayment Offer” means the irrevocable written offer by a Term Lender, substantially in the form of Exhibit L, submitted in response to an invitation to submit offers following the Auction Agent’s receipt of a Discount Range Prepayment Notice.
 
Discount Range Prepayment Response Date” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(a)(ii)(C).
 
Discount Range Proration” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(a)(ii)(C).
 
Discounted Prepayment Determination Date” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(a)(ii)(D).
 
Discounted Prepayment Effective Date” means, in the case of a Borrower Offer of Specified Discount Prepayment or Borrower Solicitation of Discount Range Prepayment Offer, five (5) Business Days following the receipt by each relevant Term Lender of notice from the Auction Agent in accordance with Section 2.11(a)(ii)(B), Section 2.11(a)(ii)(C) or Section 2.11(a)(ii)(D), as applicable, unless a shorter period is agreed to between the Borrower and the Auction Agent.
 
Discounted Term Loan Prepayment” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(a)(ii)(A).
 
Disposed EBITDA” means, with respect to any Sold Entity or Business or Converted Unrestricted Subsidiary for any period, the amount for such period of Consolidated EBITDA of such Sold Entity or Business or Converted Unrestricted Subsidiary (determined as if references to the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries in the definition of the term “Consolidated EBITDA” (and in the component financial definitions used therein) were references to such Sold Entity or Business and its subsidiaries or to such Converted Unrestricted Subsidiary and its subsidiaries), all as determined on a consolidated basis for such Sold Entity or Business or Converted Unrestricted Subsidiary.
 
Disposition” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 6.05.
 
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Disposition/Debt Percentage” means, (a) with respect to a Prepayment Event pursuant to clause (a) of such definition, the prepayment required by Section 2.11(c) if the First Lien Leverage Ratio for the most recently ended Test Period as of such time determined on a Pro Forma Basis (including giving Pro Forma Effect to any such prepayment required by Section 2.11(c)) is (i) greater than 4.00 to 1.00, 100%, (ii) greater than 3.50 to 1.00 but less than or equal to 4.00 to 1.00, 50% and (iii) equal to or less than 3.50 to 1.00, 0% and (b) with respect to a Prepayment Event pursuant to clause (b) of such definition, the prepayment required by Section 2.11(c), 100%.
 
Disqualified Equity Interest” means, with respect to any Person, any Equity Interest in such Person that by its terms (or by the terms of any security into which it is convertible or for which it is exchangeable, either mandatorily or at the option of the holder thereof), or upon the happening of any event or condition:
 
(a)          matures or is mandatorily redeemable (other than solely for Equity Interests in such Person or in any Parent Entity that do not constitute Disqualified Equity Interests and cash in lieu of fractional shares of such Equity Interests), whether pursuant to a sinking fund obligation or otherwise;
 
(b)          is convertible or exchangeable, either mandatorily or at the option of the holder thereof, for Indebtedness or Equity Interests (other than solely for Equity Interests in such Person or in any Parent Entity that do not constitute Disqualified Equity Interests and cash in lieu of fractional shares of such Equity Interests); or
 
(c)          is redeemable (other than solely for Equity Interests in such Person or in any Parent Entity that do not constitute Disqualified Equity Interests and cash in lieu of fractional shares of such Equity Interests) or is required to be repurchased by such Person or any of its Subsidiaries, in whole or in part, at the option of the holder thereof;
 
in each case, on or prior to the date 91 days after the Latest Maturity Date at the time of issuance of such Equity Interests; provided, however, that (i) an Equity Interest in any Person that would not constitute a Disqualified Equity Interest but for terms thereof giving holders thereof the right to require such Person to redeem or purchase such Equity Interest upon the occurrence of an “asset sale,” “condemnation event,” a “change in control” or similar event shall not constitute a Disqualified Equity Interest if any such requirement becomes operative only after repayment in full of all the Loans and all other Loan Document Obligations that are accrued and payable and the termination of the Commitments and (ii) if an Equity Interest in any Person is issued pursuant to any plan for the benefit of employees of Holdings (or any direct or indirect parent thereof), the Borrower or any of the Subsidiaries or by any such plan to such employees, such Equity Interest shall not constitute a Disqualified Equity Interest solely because it may be required to be repurchased by Holdings (or any direct or indirect parent company thereof), the Borrower or any of the Subsidiaries in order to satisfy applicable statutory or regulatory obligations of such Person or as a result of such employee’s termination, death, or disability.
 
Disqualified Lenders” means (a) those Persons identified by a Sponsor or the Borrower to the Lead Arrangers in writing (including by email) prior to the Effective Date (and after the Effective Date, that are reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent), (b) those Persons who are competitors of Parent, the Borrower or any Subsidiary identified by a Sponsor or the Borrower to the Administrative Agent from time to time in writing (including by email), (c) Excluded Affiliates and (d) in the case of each Person identified pursuant to clauses (a) and (b) above, any of their Affiliates that are either (i) identified in writing by a Sponsor or the Borrower from time to time or (ii) clearly identifiable as Affiliates on the basis of such Affiliate’s name (other than, in the case of clause (b), Affiliates that are bona fide debt funds).  Any supplement to the list of Disqualified Lenders pursuant to clause (a) or (b) above shall be sent by the Borrower to the Administrative Agent in writing (including by email) and such supplement shall take effect on the Business Day such notice is received by the Administrative Agent (it being understood that no such supplement to the list of Disqualified Lenders shall operate to disqualify any Person that previously acquired an assignment or participation in respect of the Loans from continuing to hold or vote such previously acquired assignment or participation on the terms herein for Lenders that are not Disqualified Lenders).  Notwithstanding the foregoing, any list of Disqualified Lenders shall only be required to be available to any Lender or Participant or prospective Lender or Participant on the Platform or another similar electronic system (i) to the extent the Borrower desires to prevent any such Disqualified Lender from being a Lender or Participant or (ii) upon written request by such Lender or Participant or prospective Lender or Participant.
 
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director” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of “Board of Directors.”
 
Dividing Person” has the meaning assigned to it in the definition of “Division.”
 
Division” means the division of the assets, liabilities and/or obligations of a Person (the “Dividing Person”) among two or more Persons (whether pursuant to a “plan of division” or similar arrangement), which may or may not include the Dividing Person and pursuant to which the Dividing Person may or may not survive.
 
Division Successor” means any Person that, upon the consummation of a Division of a Dividing Person, holds all or any portion of the assets, liabilities and/or obligations previously held by such Dividing Person immediately prior to the consummation of such Division.  A Dividing Person which retains any of its assets, liabilities and/or obligations after a Division shall be deemed a Division Successor upon the occurrence of such Division.
 
dollars” or “$” refers to lawful money of the United States of America.
 
Dollar Equivalent” means, at any time, (a) with respect to any amount denominated in dollars, such amount and (b) with respect to any amount denominated in any currency other than dollars, the equivalent amount thereof in dollars as determined by the Administrative Agent at such time in accordance with Section 1.077 hereof.
 
Domestic Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary that is not a Foreign Subsidiary.
 
ECF Deductions” means, for any period, an amount equal to the sum of:
 
(a)         without duplication of amounts deducted pursuant to clause (f) below in prior fiscal years, the amount of Capital Expenditures made in cash or accrued during such period, to the extent that such Capital Expenditures were financed with internally generated cash flow of Holdings, the Borrower or the Restricted Subsidiaries,
 
(b)       cash payments by the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries during such period in respect of purchase price holdbacks, earn out obligations, or long-term liabilities of the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries other than Indebtedness to the extent such payments are not expensed during such period or are not deducted in calculating Consolidated Net Income to the extent financed with internally generated cash flow of Holdings, the Borrower or the Restricted Subsidiaries,
 
(c)       without duplication of amounts deducted pursuant to clause (f) below in prior fiscal years, the amount of Investments (other than Investments in Permitted Investments) and acquisitions not prohibited by this Agreement, to the extent that such Investments and acquisitions were financed with internally generated cash flow of Holdings, the Borrower or the Restricted Subsidiaries,
 
(d)          the amount of dividends, distributions and other Restricted Payments paid in cash during such period not prohibited by this Agreement, to the extent that such dividends and distributions were financed with internally generated cash flow of Holdings, the Borrower or the Restricted Subsidiaries,
 
(e)         the aggregate amount of expenditures actually made by the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries in cash during such period (including expenditures for the payment of financing fees and cash restructuring charges) to the extent that such expenditures are not expensed during such period or are not deducted in calculating Consolidated Net Income, to the extent that such expenditure was financed with internally generated cash flow of Holdings, the Borrower or the Restricted Subsidiaries (other than Investments in Permitted Investments), and
 
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(f)         without duplication of amounts deducted from Excess Cash Flow in prior periods, (i) the aggregate consideration required to be paid in cash by the Borrower or any of the Restricted Subsidiaries pursuant to binding contracts, commitments, letters of intent or purchase orders (the “Contract Consideration”), in each case, entered into prior to or during such period and (ii) to the extent set forth in a certificate of a Financial Officer delivered to the Administrative Agent at or before the time the Compliance Certificate for the period ending simultaneously with such Test Period is required to be delivered pursuant to Section 5.01(d), the aggregate amount of cash that is reasonably expected to be paid in respect of planned cash expenditures by the Borrower or any of the Restricted Subsidiaries (the “Planned Expenditures”); in the case of each of clauses (i) and (ii), relating to Permitted Acquisitions, other Investments (other than Investments in Permitted Investments), Capital Expenditures (including Capitalized Software Expenditures or other purchases of Intellectual Property) to be consummated, made or paid during a subsequent Test Period; provided that, to the extent the aggregate amount of internally generated cash actually utilized to finance such Permitted Acquisitions, Investments or Capital Expenditures during such Test Period is less than the Contract Consideration or Planned Expenditures, as applicable, the amount of such shortfall shall be added to the calculation of Excess Cash Flow at the end of such Test Period.
 
ECF Percentage” means, with respect to the prepayment required by Section 2.11(c) with respect to any fiscal year of the Borrower, if the First Lien Leverage Ratio (prior to giving effect to the applicable prepayment pursuant to Section 2.11(c), but after giving effect to any voluntary prepayments made pursuant to Section 2.11(a) or any repurchase pursuant to Section 9.04(g) prior to the date of such prepayment) as of the end of such fiscal year is (a) greater than 4.00 to 1.00, 50% of Excess Cash Flow for such fiscal year, (b) greater than 3.50 to 1.00 but less than or equal to 4.00 to 1.00, 25% of Excess Cash Flow for such fiscal year and (c) equal to or less than 3.50 to 1.00, 0% of Excess Cash Flow for such fiscal year.
 
EEA Financial Institution” means (a) any credit institution or investment firm established in any EEA Member Country which is subject to the supervision of an EEA Resolution Authority, (b) any entity established in an EEA Member Country which is a parent of an institution described in clause (a) of this definition, or (c) any financial institution established in an EEA Member Country which is a subsidiary of an institution described in clauses (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.
 
Effective Date” means the date on which the conditions specified in Section 4.01 are satisfied (or waived in accordance with Section 9.02).
 
Effective Date Refinancing” means the repayment, repurchase or other discharge of the Existing Credit Agreement Indebtedness and termination and/or release of any security interests and guarantees in connection therewith.
 
Effective Yield” means, as to any Indebtedness as of any date of determination, the effective yield on such Indebtedness in the reasonable determination of the Administrative Agent and the Borrower and consistent with generally accepted financial practices, taking into account the applicable interest rate margins, any interest rate floors (the effect of which floors shall be determined in a manner set forth in the proviso below) or similar devices and all fees, including upfront or similar fees or original issue discount (amortized over the shorter of (a) the remaining Weighted Average Life to Maturity of such Indebtedness and (b) the four years following the date of incurrence thereof) payable generally to lenders or other institutions providing such Indebtedness, but excluding any arrangement, structuring, ticking, commitment, amendment, unused line or underwriting fees or other similar fees payable in connection therewith and, if applicable, consent fees for an amendment (in each case regardless of whether any such fees are paid to or shared in whole or in part with any lender) and any other fees not paid to all relevant lenders generally; provided that with respect to any Indebtedness that includes a “LIBOR floor” or “Base Rate floor,” (i) to the extent that the LIBO Rate (with an Interest Period of one month) or Alternate Base Rate (without giving effect to any floors in such definitions), as applicable, on the date that the Effective Yield is being calculated is less than such floor, the amount of such difference shall be deemed added to the interest rate margin for such Indebtedness for the purpose of calculating the Effective Yield and (ii) to the extent that the LIBO Rate (with an Interest Period of one month) or Alternate Base Rate (without giving effect to any floors in such definitions), as applicable, on the date that the Effective Yield is being calculated is greater than such floor, then the floor shall be disregarded in calculating the Effective Yield.
 
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Electronic Signature” means an electronic sound, symbol, or process attached to, or associated with, a contract or other record and adopted by a Person with the intent to sign, authenticate or accept such contract or record.
 
Eligible Assignee” means (a) a Lender, (b) an Affiliate of a Lender (other than an Excluded Affiliate), (c) an Approved Fund and (d) any other Person (including, subject to the requirements of Section 9.04(g), (h) and (i), as applicable, Holdings, the Borrower or any of their Affiliates), other than, in each case, (i) a natural person, (ii) a Defaulting Lender or (iii) a Disqualified Lender.
 
Eligible Currency” means any lawful currency other than dollars that is readily available, freely transferable and convertible into dollars in the international interbank market available to the applicable Issuing Bank in such market and as to which a Dollar Equivalent may be readily calculated. If, after the designation of any currency as an Alternative Currency, any change in currency controls or exchange regulations or any change in the national or international financial, political or economic conditions are imposed in the country in which such currency is issued, result in, in the reasonable opinion of the applicable Issuing Bank, (a) such currency no longer being readily available, freely transferable and convertible into dollars, (b) a Dollar Equivalent is no longer being readily calculable with respect to such currency or (c) such currency being impracticable for Issuing Banks to provide (each of (a), (b) and (c), a “Disqualifying Event”), then the Administrative Agent shall promptly notify the Issuing Banks and the Borrower, and such country’s currency shall no longer be an Alternative Currency until such time as the Disqualifying Event(s) no longer exist. Within, five (5) Business Days after receipt of such notice from the Administrative Agent, the Borrower shall reimburse LC Disbursements in such currency to which the Disqualifying Event applies.
 
Environmental Laws” means applicable common law and all applicable treaties, rules, regulations, codes, ordinances, judgments, orders, decrees and other applicable Requirements of Law, and all applicable injunctions or binding agreements issued, promulgated or entered into by or with any Governmental Authority, in each instance relating to pollution or the protection of the environment, including with respect to the preservation or reclamation of natural resources, Hazardous Materials, or to the extent relating to exposure to Hazardous Materials, the protection of human health or safety.
 
Environmental Liability” means any liability, obligation, loss, claim, action, order or cost, contingent or otherwise (including any liability for damages, costs of medical monitoring, costs of environmental remediation or restoration, administrative oversight costs, consultants’ fees, fines, penalties and indemnities), of Holdings, the Borrower or any Subsidiary directly or indirectly resulting from or based upon (a) any actual or alleged violation of any Environmental Law or permit, license or approval issued thereunder, (b) the generation, use, handling, transportation, storage, treatment or disposal of any Hazardous Materials, (c) exposure to any Hazardous Materials, (d) the 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.
 
Equity Interests” means shares of capital stock, partnership interests, membership interests in a limited liability company, beneficial interests in a trust or other equity ownership interests in a Person (excluding, for the avoidance of doubt, any debt security that is convertible or exchangeable into any of the foregoing).
 
ERISA” means the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended from time to time, and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder.
 
ERISA Affiliate” means any trade or business (whether or not incorporated) that, together with any Loan Party, is treated as a single employer under Section 414(b) or 414(c) of the Code 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.
 
ERISA Event” means (a) any “reportable event,” as defined in Section 4043 of ERISA or the regulations issued thereunder with respect to a Plan (other than an event for which the 30 day notice period is waived); (b) any failure by any Plan to satisfy the minimum funding standards (within the meaning of Section 412 or Section 430 of the Code or Section 302 of ERISA) applicable to such Plan, whether or not waived; (c) the filing pursuant to Section 412 of the Code or Section 302 of ERISA of an application for a waiver of the minimum funding standard with respect to any Plan; (d) a determination that any Plan is, or is expected to be, in “at-risk” status (as defined in Section 303(i)(4) of ERISA or Section 430(i)(4) of the Code); (e) the incurrence by a Loan Party or any of its ERISA Affiliates of any liability under Title IV of ERISA with respect to the termination of any Plan; (f) the receipt by a Loan Party or any ERISA Affiliate from the PBGC or a plan administrator of any notice relating to an intention to terminate any Plan or Plans or to appoint a trustee to administer any Plan; (g) the incurrence by a Loan Party or any of its ERISA Affiliates of any liability with respect to the withdrawal or partial withdrawal from any Plan (including any liability under Section 4062(e) of ERISA) or Multiemployer Plan; or (h) the receipt by a Loan Party or any ERISA Affiliate of any notice, or the receipt by any Multiemployer Plan from a Loan Party or any ERISA Affiliate of any notice, concerning the imposition of Withdrawal Liability or a determination that a Multiemployer Plan is, or is expected to be, insolvent, within the meaning of Title IV of ERISA or in endangered or critical status, within the meaning of Section 305 of ERISA.
 
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Erroneous Payment” has the meaning assigned to it in Article VIII.
 
Erroneous Payment Return Deficiency” has the meaning assigned to it in Article VIII.
 
Escrow” has the meaning provided in the definition of “Indebtedness.”
 
Escrowed Obligations” has the meaning provided in the definition of “Indebtedness.”
 
Escrowed Proceeds” means the proceeds from the offering of any debt securities or other Indebtedness paid into an escrow account with an escrow agent on the date of the applicable offering or incurrence pursuant to escrow arrangements that permit the release of amounts on deposit in such escrow account upon satisfaction of certain conditions or the occurrence of certain events.  The term “Escrowed Proceeds” shall include any interest earned on the amounts held in escrow.
 
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.
 
Euro” or “” means the single currency of the European Union as constituted by the Treaty on European Union and as referred to in the legislative measures of the European Council for the introduction of, changeover to or operation of a single or unified European currency.
 
Eurocurrency” when used in reference to any Loan or Borrowing, refers to whether such Loan is, or the Loans comprising such Borrowing are, bearing interest at a rate determined by reference to the Adjusted LIBO Rate.
 
Event of Default” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 7.01.
 
Excess Cash Flow” means, for any period, an amount equal to the excess of:
 
(a)         the sum, without duplication, of:
 
(i)            Consolidated Net Income for such period,
 
(ii)        an amount equal to the amount of all non-cash charges to the extent deducted in arriving at such Consolidated Net Income (provided, in each case, that if any non-cash charge represents an accrual or reserve for cash items in any future period, the cash payment in respect thereof in such future period shall be subtracted from Excess Cash Flow in such future period),
 
(iii)      decreases in Consolidated Working Capital, long-term receivables and long-term prepaid assets and increases in long-term deferred revenue for such period,
 
(iv)        an amount equal to the aggregate net non-cash loss on dispositions by the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries during such period (other than dispositions in the ordinary course of business) to the extent deducted in arriving at such Consolidated Net Income, and
 
(v)           cash proceeds in respect of Swap Agreements during such period to the extent not included in arriving at such Consolidated Net Income; less:
 
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(b)          the sum, without duplication, of:
 
(i)          an amount equal to the amount of all non-cash credits included in arriving at such Consolidated Net Income (including any amounts included in Consolidated Net Income pursuant to the last sentence of the definition of “Consolidated Net Income” to the extent such amounts are due but not received during such period) and cash charges included by virtue of any clause of the definition of “Consolidated Net Income” (other than cash charges in respect of Transaction Costs paid on or about the Effective Date to the extent financed with the proceeds of Indebtedness (other than revolving loans) incurred on the Effective Date),
 
(ii)          the aggregate amount of all principal payments of Indebtedness, including (A) the principal component of payments in respect of Capitalized Leases and (B) the amount of any mandatory prepayment of Loans or Other Applicable Indebtedness to the extent required due to a Disposition that resulted in an increase to Consolidated Net Income and not in excess of the amount of such increase, but excluding (I) all other prepayments of Term Loans and Other Applicable Indebtedness and (II) all prepayments of revolving loans (including the Revolving Loans) made during such period (other than in respect of any revolving credit facility (excluding Revolving Loans) to the extent there is an equivalent permanent reduction in commitments thereunder), except to the extent financed with the proceeds of other long term Indebtedness (other than revolving Indebtedness or intercompany loans among the Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries) (unless such long term Indebtedness has been repaid with internally generated cash) of the Borrower or the Restricted Subsidiaries,
 
(iii)        an amount equal to the aggregate net non-cash gain on dispositions by the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries during such period (other than dispositions in the ordinary course of business) to the extent included in arriving at such Consolidated Net Income,
 
(iv)         increases in Consolidated Working Capital, long-term receivables, long-term prepaid assets and decreases in long-term deferred revenue for such period,
 
(v)        cash payments by the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries during such period in respect of purchase price holdbacks, earn out obligations, or long-term liabilities of the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries other than Indebtedness to the extent such payments are not expensed during such period or are not deducted in calculating Consolidated Net Income except to the extent financed with the proceeds of other long term Indebtedness (other than revolving Indebtedness or intercompany loans among the Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries) (unless such long term Indebtedness has been repaid with internally generated cash) of the Borrower or the Restricted Subsidiaries,
 
(vi)        the amount of taxes (including penalties and interest) paid in cash and/or tax reserves set aside or payable (without duplication) in such period to the extent they exceed the amount of tax expense deducted in determining Consolidated Net Income for such period,
 
(vii)         the aggregate amount of expenditures actually made by the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries in cash during such period (including expenditures for the payment of financing fees and cash restructuring charges but excluding cash expenditures reducing the amount of Term Loans required to be prepaid pursuant to Section 2.11(d)) to the extent that such expenditures are not expensed during such period or are not deducted in calculating Consolidated Net Income,
 
(viii)        the aggregate amount of any premium, make-whole or penalty payments actually paid in cash by the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries during such period that are required to be made in connection with any prepayment of Indebtedness,
 
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(ix)         cash expenditures in respect of Swap Agreements during such period to the extent not deducted in arriving at such Consolidated Net Income, and
 
(x)           without duplication of amounts deducted from Excess Cash Flow in prior periods, the aggregate amount of cash expected to be paid by the Borrower or any of the Restricted Subsidiaries in respect of accrued and unpaid bonus expenses and legal settlement reserves as of the end of such period (the “Accrued Expenses”) and expected to be paid during the subsequent Test Period; provided that (A) to the extent the aggregate amount of internally generated cash actually utilized to pay such Accrued Expenses during such subsequent Test Period is less than the Accrued Expenses reducing Excess Cash Flow pursuant to this clause (viii) in the prior Test Period, the amount of such shortfall shall be added to the calculation of Excess Cash Flow at the end of such subsequent Test Period and (B) in no event shall Excess Cash Flow in such subsequent Test Period be reduced by the payment of Accrued Expenses during such subsequent Test Period to the extent the amount of such Accrued Expenses have reduced Excess Cash flow in the prior Test Period.
 
Exchange Act” means the United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended from time to time.
 
Excluded Accounts” means (a) payroll, healthcare and other employee wage and benefit accounts, (b) tax accounts, including, without limitation, sales tax accounts, (c) escrow, defeasance and redemption accounts, (d) fiduciary or trust accounts,  (e) disbursement accounts, (f) cash collateral accounts subject to Permitted Liens and (g) the funds or other property held in or maintained for such purposes in any such account described in clauses (a) through (f).
 
Excluded Affiliates” means, collectively, any Affiliates of any of the Lead Arrangers that are engaged as principals primarily in private equity, mezzanine financing or venture capital.
 
Excluded Assets” means (a) any fee-owned real property, (b) all leasehold interests in real property, (c) any governmental licenses or state or local franchises, charters or authorizations, to the extent a security interest in any such license, franchise, charter or authorization would be prohibited or restricted thereby (including any legally effective prohibition or restriction, but excluding any prohibition or restriction that is ineffective under the Uniform Commercial Code of any applicable jurisdiction), (d) any assets the pledge or grant of a security interest in which is prohibited by applicable law, rule or regulation (including any legally effective requirement to obtain the consent of any Governmental Authority, but excluding any prohibition or restriction that is ineffective under the Uniform Commercial Code or other applicable law), (e) Equity Interests of (x) Unrestricted Subsidiaries, (y) Immaterial Subsidiaries (except to the extent a security interest therein can be perfected by filing of a UCC financing Statement) and (z) not-for-profit Subsidiaries, captive insurance companies and other special purpose subsidiaries, (f) Equity Interests of (i) any Foreign Subsidiary that is a CFC, in excess of 65% of the Equity Interests of such Foreign Subsidiary, and (ii) any FSHCO, in excess of 65% of the Equity Interests of such FSHCO, (g) any asset if, to the extent that and for so long as the grant of a Lien thereon to secure the Secured Obligations is prohibited by any Requirements of Law (other than to the extent that any such prohibition would be rendered ineffective pursuant to the Uniform Commercial Code or any other applicable Requirements of Law) or would require consent or approval of any Governmental Authority (unless such consent or approval has been obtained) but excluding any prohibition or restriction that is ineffective under the Uniform Commercial Code of any applicable jurisdiction, (h) margin stock and, to the extent prohibited by, or creating an enforceable right of termination in favor of any other party thereto (other than any Loan Party) under the terms of any applicable Organizational Documents, joint venture agreement or equityholders’ agreement after giving effect to the applicable anti-assignment provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code of any applicable jurisdiction, Equity Interests in any Person other than the Borrower and wholly-owned Restricted Subsidiaries, (i) assets to the extent a security interest in such assets would result in material adverse tax consequences to the Borrower or one of its subsidiaries as reasonably determined by the Borrower in consultation with the Administrative Agent, (j) any intent-to-use trademark application prior to the filing of a “Statement of Use” or “Amendment to Allege Use” with respect thereto, (k) any lease, license or other agreement or any property subject thereto (including pursuant to a purchase money security interest or similar arrangement) to the extent that a grant of a security interest therein would violate or invalidate such lease, license or agreement or purchase money arrangement or create a breach, default or right of termination in favor of any other party thereto (other than any Loan Party) or otherwise require consent of any party thereto (other than any Loan Party) unless such consent has been obtained in each case, after giving effect to the applicable anti-assignment provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code of any applicable jurisdiction or other similar applicable law, other than proceeds and receivables thereof, the assignment of which is expressly deemed effective under the Uniform Commercial Code of any applicable jurisdiction or other similar applicable law notwithstanding such prohibition, (l) receivables and related assets (or interests therein) (A) sold to any Receivables Subsidiary or (B) otherwise pledged, factored, transferred or sold in connection with any Permitted Receivables Financing, (m) commercial tort claims with a value of less than $10,000,000 and letter-of-credit rights with a value of less than $10,000,000 (except to the extent a security interest therein can be perfected by a UCC filing), (n) Vehicles and other assets subject to certificates of title, (o) any aircraft, airframes, aircraft engines or helicopters, or any equipment or other assets constituting a part thereof (except to the extent a security interest therein can be perfected by filing a UCC financing statement), (p) any and all assets and personal property owned or held by any Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party (including any Unrestricted Subsidiary), (q) any proceeds from any issuance of Indebtedness permitted to be incurred under Section 6.01 that are paid into an escrow account to be released upon satisfaction of certain conditions or the occurrence of certain events, including cash or Permitted Investments set aside at the time of the incurrence of such Indebtedness, in each case, to the extent such proceeds, cash or Permitted Investments prefund the payment of interest or premium or discount on such indebtedness (or any costs related to the issuance of such indebtedness) and are held in such escrow account or similar arrangement to be applied for such purpose and (r) Excluded Accounts.
 
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Notwithstanding anything contained herein to the contrary, other goods, chattel paper, investment property, documents of title, instruments, money, intangibles and other assets shall be deemed to be “Excluded Assets” if the Administrative Agent and the Borrower mutually agree that the cost or other consequences of obtaining or perfecting a security interest in such goods, chattel paper, investment property, documents of title, instruments, money, intangibles and other assets is excessive in relation to either the value of such goods, chattel paper, investment property, documents of title, instruments, money, intangibles and other assets as Collateral or to the practical benefit of the Lenders of the security afforded thereby.
 
Excluded Subsidiary” means any of the following (except as otherwise provided in clause (b) of the definition of “Subsidiary Loan Party”): (a) any Subsidiary that is not a wholly-owned subsidiary of Holdings, (b) each Subsidiary listed on Schedule 1.01(a), (c) each Unrestricted Subsidiary, (d) each Immaterial Subsidiary, (e) any Subsidiary that is prohibited by (i) applicable Requirements of Law or (ii) any contractual obligation existing on the Effective Date or on the date any such Subsidiary is acquired (so long in respect of any such contractual prohibition such prohibition is not incurred in contemplation of such acquisition), in each case from guaranteeing the Secured Obligations or which would require governmental (including regulatory) consent, approval, license or authorization (unless such consent, approval, license or authorization has been obtained) to provide a Guarantee (unless such governmental consent, approval, license or authorization has been obtained), or for which the provision of a Guarantee would result in a material adverse tax consequence (including as a result of the operation of Section 956 of the Code or any similar law or regulation in any applicable jurisdiction) to the Borrower or one of its subsidiaries (as reasonably determined by the Borrower in consultation with the Administrative Agent), (f) any direct or indirect Foreign Subsidiary, (g) any direct or indirect Domestic Subsidiary of a direct or indirect Foreign Subsidiary of Holdings that is a CFC, (h) any FSHCO, (i) any other Subsidiary excused from becoming a Loan Party pursuant to clause (a) of the last paragraph of the definition of the term “Collateral and Guarantee Requirement,” (j) each Receivables Subsidiary and (k) any not-for-profit Subsidiaries, captive insurance companies or other special purpose subsidiaries designated by the Borrower from time to time. For the avoidance of doubt, the Borrower shall not constitute an Excluded Subsidiary.
 
Excluded Swap Obligation” means, with respect to any Guarantor, (a) 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, as applicable, such Swap Obligation (or any Guarantee thereof) is or becomes illegal under the Commodity Exchange Act or any rule, regulation or order of the U.S. 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 “eligible contract participant” as defined in the Commodity Exchange Act (determined after giving effect to any applicable keep well, support, or other agreement for the benefit of such Guarantor and any and all Guarantees of such Guarantor’s Swap Obligations by other Loan Parties) at the time the Guarantee of such Guarantor, or a grant by such Guarantor of a security interest, becomes effective with respect to such Swap Obligation or (b) any other Swap Obligation designated as an “Excluded Swap Obligation” of such Guarantor as specified in any agreement between the relevant Loan Parties and counterparty applicable to such Swap Obligations.  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 excluded in accordance with the first sentence of this definition.
 
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Excluded Taxes” means, with respect to 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 or under any other Loan Document, (a) Taxes imposed on (or measured by) its net income or profits (however denominated), branch profits Taxes, and franchise Taxes, in each case (i) imposed by a jurisdiction as a result of such recipient being organized or having its principal office located in or, in the case of any Lender, having its applicable Lending Office located in, such jurisdiction or (ii) that are Other Connection Taxes, (b) any Tax that is attributable to such Lender’s failure to comply with Section 2.17(e), (c) any U.S. federal withholding Taxes imposed pursuant to a Requirement of Law in effect at the time such Lender (i) becomes a party hereto, other than pursuant to an assignment request by the Borrower under Section 2.19 or (ii) designates a new Lending Office, except, in each case, to the extent that such Lender (or its assignor, if any) was entitled, immediately prior to the time of designation of a new Lending Office (or assignment), to receive additional amounts with respect to such withholding Tax under Section 2.17(a) and (d) any withholding Tax imposed pursuant to FATCA.
 
Existing Credit Agreement Indebtedness” means the principal, interest, fees and other amounts, other than contingent obligations not due and payable, outstanding under that certain Credit Agreement, dated as of August 23, 2019 (as amended, restated, amended and restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time), by and among Holdings, the Borrower, the lenders from time to time party thereto, KKR Loan Administration Services LLC, as administrative agent, Cortland Capital Market Services LLC, as collateral agent, and the other parties from time to time party thereto.
 
Fair Market Value” means with respect to any asset or group of assets on any date of determination, the value of the consideration obtainable in a sale of such asset at such date of determination assuming a sale by a willing seller to a willing purchaser dealing at arm’s length and arranged in an orderly manner over a reasonable period of time having regard to the nature and characteristics of such asset.  Except as otherwise expressly set forth herein, such value shall be determined in good faith by the Borrower.
 
Fair Value” means the amount at which the assets (both tangible and intangible), in their entirety, of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries taken as a whole would change hands between a willing buyer and a willing seller, within a commercially reasonable period of time, each having reasonable knowledge of the relevant facts, with neither being under any compulsion to act.
 
FATCA” means Sections 1471 through 1474 of the Code as in effect on the date hereof (or any amended or successor version that is substantively comparable and not materially more onerous to comply with), any current or future Treasury regulations promulgated thereunder or official administrative interpretations thereof, any agreements entered into pursuant to current Section 1471(b)(1) of the Code (or any amended or successor version described above) and any intergovernmental agreements, treaties or conventions (and related legislation or official guidance) implementing the foregoing.
 
FCPA” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 3.18(b).
 
Federal Funds Effective Rate” means, for any day, the rate per annum calculated by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York based on such day’s federal funds transactions by depository institutions (as determined in such manner as the Federal Reserve Bank of New York shall set forth on its public website from time to time) and published on the next succeeding Business Day by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as the federal funds effective rate; provided that if the Federal Funds Rate as so determined would be less than zero, such rate shall be deemed to be zero for purposes of this Agreement.
 
 “Financial Officer” means the chief financial officer, principal accounting officer, treasurer or controller of the Borrower.
 
Financial Performance Covenant” means the covenant set forth in Section 6.10.
 
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“First Additional Term Commitment” means, with respect to a First Additional Term Lender, the commitment of such First Additional Term Lender to make a First Additional Term Loan hereunder on the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, in the amount set forth opposite such Lender’s name on Schedule 1 to Amendment No. 1 and made a part hereof.  As of the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, the total First Additional Term Commitment is $200,000,000.
 
“First Additional Term Lender” has the meaning provided in Amendment No. 1.
 
“First Additional Term Loan” means a Loan that is made pursuant to clause (c) of Section 2.01 on the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date.
 
First Lien Intercreditor Agreement” means an intercreditor agreement substantially in the form of Exhibit E or any other intercreditor agreement reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Borrower.
 
First Lien Leverage Ratio” means, on any date, the ratio of (a) Consolidated First Lien Debt as of such date to (b) Consolidated EBITDA for the Test Period as of such date.
 
Fitch” means Fitch Ratings, Inc. and any successor to its rating agency business.
 
Fixed Amounts” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 1.05(a).
 
Fixed Charges” means, for any period, the sum, without duplication of (a) the Consolidated Interest Expense for such period, plus (b) all scheduled cash dividend payments (excluding items eliminated in consolidation) on any series of preferred Equity Interests of such Persons made during such period, plus (c) all scheduled cash dividend payments (excluding items eliminated in consolidation) on any series of Disqualified Equity Interests of the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary during such period.
 
Foreign Prepayment Event” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(g).
 
Foreign Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary that is organized under the laws of a jurisdiction other than the United States of America, any state thereof or the District of Columbia.
 
FSHCO” means any Domestic Subsidiary of the Borrower that has no material assets other than Equity Interests and/or Indebtedness in one or more Foreign Subsidiaries of the Borrower that are CFCs.
 
Fund” means any Person (other than a natural person) that is engaged in making, purchasing, holding or otherwise investing in commercial loans and similar extensions of credit in the ordinary course of its activities.
 
Funded Debt” means all Indebtedness of the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries for borrowed money that matures more than one year from the date of its creation or matures within one year from such date that is renewable or extendable, at the option of the Borrower or the applicable Restricted Subsidiary, to a date more than one year from such date or arises under a revolving credit or similar agreement that obligates the lender or lenders to extend credit during a period of more than one year from such date, including Indebtedness in respect of the Loans.
 
GAAP” means generally accepted accounting principles in the United States of America, as in effect from time to time; provided, however, that if the Borrower notifies the Administrative Agent that the Borrower requests an amendment to any provision hereof to eliminate the effect of any change occurring after the Effective Date in GAAP or in the application thereof on the operation of such provision (or if the Administrative Agent notifies the Borrower that the Required Lenders request an amendment to any provision hereof for such purpose), regardless of whether any such notice is given before or after such change in GAAP or in the application thereof, then such provision shall be interpreted on the basis of GAAP as in effect and applied immediately before such change shall have become effective until such notice shall have been withdrawn or such provision amended in accordance herewith. Notwithstanding any other provision contained herein, (a) all terms of an accounting or financial nature used herein shall be construed, and all computations of amounts and ratios referred to herein shall be made, without giving effect to any election under FASB Accounting Standards Codification 825-Financial Instruments, or any successor thereto (including pursuant to the FASB Accounting Standards Codification), to value any Indebtedness of the Borrower or any subsidiary at “fair value,” as defined therein and (b) the amount of any Indebtedness under GAAP with respect to Capital Lease Obligations shall be determined in accordance with the definition of Capital Lease Obligations and Section 1.04(g).
 
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General Debt Basket Reallocated Amount” means any amount then available to be incurred under the General Debt Basket that, at the option of the Borrower, has been reallocated from the General Debt Basket to the Free and Clear Incremental Amount.
 
Governmental Approvals” means all authorizations, consents, approvals, permits, licenses and exemptions of, registrations and filings with, and reports to, Governmental Authorities.
 
Governmental Authority” means the government of the United States of America, any other nation or any political subdivision thereof, whether state, local or otherwise, 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 supra-national bodies such as the European Union or the European Central Bank).
 
Granting Lender” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.04(e).
 
Guarantee” of or by any Person (the “guarantor”) means any obligation, contingent or otherwise, of the guarantor guaranteeing or having the economic effect of guaranteeing any Indebtedness of any other Person (the “primary obligor”) in any manner, whether directly or indirectly, and including any obligation of the guarantor, direct or indirect, (a) to purchase or pay (or advance or supply funds for the purchase or payment of) such Indebtedness or to purchase (or to advance or supply funds for the purchase of) any security for the payment thereof, (b) to purchase or lease property, securities or services for the purpose of assuring the owner of such Indebtedness of the payment thereof, (c) to maintain working capital, equity capital or any other financial statement condition or liquidity of the primary obligor so as to enable the primary obligor to pay such Indebtedness or (d) as an account party in respect of any letter of credit or letter of guaranty issued to support such Indebtedness; provided that the term Guarantee shall not include endorsements for collection or deposit in the ordinary course of business or customary and reasonable indemnity obligations in effect on the Effective Date or entered into in connection with any acquisition or disposition of assets permitted under this Agreement (other than such obligations with respect to Indebtedness).  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 in good faith by a Financial Officer.  The term “Guarantee” as a verb has a corresponding meaning.
 
Guarantee Agreement” means the Guarantee Agreement among the Loan Parties and the Administrative Agent, substantially in the form of Exhibit C.
 
Guarantors” means collectively, Holdings and the Subsidiary Loan Parties.
 
Hazardous Materials” means all explosive, radioactive, hazardous or toxic substances, wastes or other pollutants, including petroleum or petroleum by-products or distillates, asbestos or asbestos-containing materials, polychlorinated biphenyls, radon gas, infectious or medical wastes and all other substances or wastes of any nature regulated as hazardous or toxic, or any other term of similar import, pursuant to any Environmental Law.
 
Holdings” has the meaning provided in the preamble hereto, and shall include any Successor Holdings.
 
Identified Participating Lenders” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(a)(ii)(C).
 
Identified Qualifying Lenders” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(a)(ii)(D).
 
IFRS” means international accounting standards as promulgated by the International Accounting Standards Board.
 
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Immaterial Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary that is not a Material Subsidiary.
 
Immediate Family Members” means with respect to any individual, such individual’s child, stepchild, grandchild or more remote descendant, parent, stepparent, grandparent, spouse, former spouse, qualified domestic partner, sibling, mother-in-law, father-in-law, son-in-law and daughter-in-law (including adoptive relationships) and any trust, partnership or other bona fide estate-planning vehicle the only beneficiaries of which are any of the foregoing individuals or any private foundation or fund that is controlled by any of the foregoing individuals or any donor-advised fund of which any such individual is the donor.
 
Impacted Loans” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.14(a)(ii).
 
Incremental Cap” means, as of any date of determination,
 
(I)          an amount equal to the sum of (the “Free and Clear Incremental Amount”):
 
(a)          the greater of (i) $130,000,000 and (ii) 100% of Consolidated EBITDA for the most recently ended Test Period as of such time determined on a Pro Forma Basis, plus
 
(b)           the General Debt Basket Reallocated Amount, plus
 
(c)          the sum of the aggregate principal amount of (x) voluntary prepayments, repayments, redemptions, repurchases and debt buybacks (in an amount equal to the principal amount of the Indebtedness subject thereto) of Term Loans, any Incremental Term Loans and any Incremental Equivalent Debt or any other Indebtedness incurred under the Free and Clear Incremental Amount (including open market purchases at or below par, payments through Dutch auction procedures and payments utilizing Section 9.04(h) or any other analogous “yank-a-bank” provision in the documentation governing such Indebtedness) by Holdings, the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries and (y) permanent commitment reductions in respect of the Revolving Credit Facility, any Additional/Replacement Revolving Commitments or any other revolving credit facility that is incurred under the Free and Clear Incremental Amount, except, in each case under this clause (c), to the extent funded with proceeds of long-term Indebtedness of the Borrower or the Restricted Subsidiaries (other than (1) any revolving Indebtedness, (2) any intercompany loans among the Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries or (3) Incremental Facilities or Incremental Equivalent Debt then being incurred in reliance on this clause (c) or clause (d) below)), plus
 
(d)          the sum of the aggregate principal amount of voluntary prepayments, repayments, redemptions, repurchases and buybacks of, and, in the case of revolving credit commitments, permanent commitment reductions in respect of (in each case, an amount equal to the principal amount of the Indebtedness subject thereto), any Credit Agreement Refinancing Indebtedness, Other Term Loan, Other Revolving Credit Commitment or any Permitted Refinancing, as applicable, previously applied, directly or indirectly, to the prepayment, repayment, redemption, repurchase, buyback or permanent commitment reduction, as applicable, of any Indebtedness or revolving credit commitment, as applicable, described in clause (c) above (including open market purchases at or below par, payments through Dutch auction procedures and payments utilizing Section 9.04(h) or any other analogous “yank-a-bank” provision in the documentation governing such Indebtedness) by Holdings, the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries, except, in each case under this clause (d), to the extent funded with proceeds of long-term Indebtedness of the Borrower or the Restricted Subsidiaries (other than (1) any revolving Indebtedness, (2) any intercompany loans among the Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries or (3) Incremental Facilities or Incremental Equivalent Debt then being incurred in reliance on this clause (d) or clause (c) above)), minus
 
(e)          the aggregate principal amount of all Incremental Facilities and all Incremental Equivalent Debt outstanding at such time that was incurred in reliance on the foregoing clauses (a) through (d), and
 
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(II)          the maximum aggregate principal amount (the “Ratio Incremental Amount”) that can be incurred without causing the First Lien Leverage Ratio, after giving effect to the incurrence or establishment, as applicable, of any Incremental Facilities or Incremental Equivalent Debt (which shall assume that all such Indebtedness is Consolidated First Lien Debt and the full amounts of any Incremental Revolving Commitment Increase and Additional/Replacement Revolving Commitments established at such time are fully drawn) and the use of proceeds thereof, on a Pro Forma Basis (but without giving effect to any substantially simultaneous incurrence of any Incremental Facility or Incremental Equivalent Debt made pursuant to the Free and Clear Incremental Amount or under the Revolving Credit Facility in connection therewith), to exceed either (i) 4.50 to 1.00 for the most recent Test Period then ended or (ii) if incurred in connection with a Permitted Acquisition or other Investment, the greater of (a) the First Lien Leverage Ratio immediately prior to the incurrence of such Incremental Facility or Incremental Equivalent Debt for the Test Period then last ended and (b) 4.50 to 1.00.
 
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement, in the case of any Incremental Facility or Incremental Equivalent Debt in the form of a delayed draw term loan facility (an “Incremental Delayed Draw Term Facility”, and the loans thereunder, “Incremental Delayed Draw Term Loans”), the Borrower may elect, in its sole discretion, to incur such Incremental Delayed Draw Term Facility under the Incremental Cap either (A) at the time the delayed draw term loan commitments in respect of such Incremental Delayed Draw Term Facility (the “Incremental Delayed Draw Term Commitments”) are established, in which case, solely for purposes of determining availability under the Incremental Cap, such Incremental Delayed Draw Term Commitments shall be deemed to be fully drawn at the time the relevant Incremental Delayed Draw Term Facility is established (and, for the avoidance of doubt, the subsequent funding of Incremental Delayed Draw Term Loans under such Incremental Delayed Draw Term Facility shall not further reduce available capacity under the Incremental Cap) or (B) at the time the relevant Incremental Delayed Draw Term Loans are funded, in which case available capacity under the Incremental Cap shall be reduced as and when each such Incremental Delayed Draw Term Loan is funded (and, for the avoidance of doubt, the initial establishment of Incremental Delayed Draw Term Commitments in respect of such Incremental Delayed Draw Term Facility shall not reduce available capacity under the Incremental Cap).
 
Incremental Equivalent Debt” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 6.01(a)(xxiii).
 
Incremental Facilities” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.20(a).
 
Incremental Facility Amendment” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.20(f).
 
Incremental Revolving Commitment Increase” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.20(a).
 
Incremental Revolving Loan” means Revolving Loans made pursuant to Additional/Replacement Revolving Commitments.
 
Incremental Term Loan” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.20(a).
 
Incurrence-Based Amounts” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 1.05(a).
 
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Indebtedness” of any Person means, without duplication, (a) all obligations of such Person for borrowed money, (b) all obligations of such Person evidenced by bonds, debentures, notes or similar instruments, (c) all obligations of such Person under conditional sale or other title retention agreements relating to property acquired by such Person, (d) all obligations of such Person in respect of the deferred purchase price of property or services (excluding trade accounts or payables, obligations payable in the ordinary course of business and any earn-out obligation until such obligation becomes a liability on the balance sheet of such Person in accordance with GAAP and if not paid within 60 days after being due and payable), (e) all Indebtedness of others secured by (or for which the holder of such Indebtedness has an existing right, contingent or otherwise, to be secured by) any Lien on property owned or acquired by such Person, whether or not the Indebtedness secured thereby has been assumed, (f) all Guarantees by such Person of Indebtedness of others, (g) all Capital Lease Obligations of such Person, (h) all obligations, contingent or otherwise, of such Person as an account party in respect of letters of credit and letters of guaranty and (i) all obligations, contingent or otherwise, of such Person in respect of bankers’ acceptances; provided that the term “Indebtedness” shall not include (i) deferred or prepaid revenue, (ii) purchase price holdbacks in respect of a portion of the purchase price of an asset to satisfy warranty or other unperformed obligations of the seller, (iii) any obligations attributable to the exercise of appraisal rights and the settlement of any claims or actions (whether actual, contingent or potential) with respect thereto, (iv) Indebtedness of any Parent Entity appearing on the balance sheet of the Borrower solely by reason of push down accounting under GAAP, (v) accrued expenses and royalties, (vi) asset retirement obligations and other pension related obligations (including pensions and retiree medical care) that are not overdue by more than 60 days and (vii) Non-Finance Lease Obligations.  The Indebtedness of any Person shall include the Indebtedness of any other entity (including any partnership in which such Person is a general partner) to the extent such Person is liable therefor as a result of such Person’s ownership interest in or other relationship with such entity, except to the extent the terms of such Indebtedness provide that such Person is not liable therefor.  The amount of Indebtedness of any Person for purposes of clause (e) above shall (unless such Indebtedness has been assumed by such Person) be deemed to be equal to the lesser of (A) the aggregate unpaid amount of such Indebtedness and (B) the Fair Market Value of the property encumbered thereby as determined by such Person in good faith.  For all purposes hereof, the Indebtedness of Holdings, the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries shall exclude (i) intercompany liabilities arising from their cash management, tax, and accounting operations and intercompany loans, advances or Indebtedness having a term not exceeding 364 days (inclusive of any rollover or extensions of terms) and made in the ordinary course of business, (ii) obligations under or in respect of any Permitted Receivables Financing, (iii) obligations, to the extent such obligations would otherwise constitute Indebtedness, under any agreement that has been defeased or satisfied and discharged pursuant to the terms of such agreement or (iv) indebtedness that constitutes “Indebtedness” merely by virtue of a pledge of an Investment (without any accompanying guaranty) in an Unrestricted Subsidiary.
 
Notwithstanding the foregoing, other than in connection with making an LCT Election, Indebtedness will be deemed not to include obligations (“Escrowed Obligations”) incurred or otherwise outstanding in advance of, and the proceeds of which are to be applied in connection with, a transaction (including any repayment, prepayment or redemption as to which a notice thereof has been delivered to the applicable holders thereof), solely to the extent that the proceeds thereof are and continue to be held in an escrow, trust, collateral or similar account or arrangement (collectively, an “Escrow”) and are not otherwise made available for any other purpose (it being understood that in any event, any such proceeds held in such Escrow shall not be deemed to represent Available Cash for purposes of calculating the First Lien Leverage Ratio, Secured Leverage Ratio or Total Leverage Ratio); provided that upon the release of the proceeds of Escrowed Obligations from such Escrow such obligations, to the extent outstanding after such release, shall constitute Indebtedness that is incurred on such date.
 
Indemnified Taxes” means all 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.
 
Indemnitee” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.03(b).
 
Information” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.12(a).
 
Information Memorandum” means the information memorandum in connection with the syndication of the Commitments and the Loans.
 
Initial Default” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 7.01.
 
“Initial Term Commitment” means, with respect to each Term Lender, the commitment of such Term Lender to make a Term Loan hereunder on the Effective Date, expressed as an amount representing the maximum principal amount of the Term Loan to be made by such Term Lender hereunder, as such commitment may be (a) reduced from time to time pursuant to Section 2.08 and (b) reduced or increased from time to time pursuant to assignments by or to such Term Lender pursuant to an Assignment and Assumption.  The initial amount of each Term Lender’s Initial Term Commitment is set forth on Schedule 2.01(a) or in the Assignment and Assumption pursuant to which such Term Lender shall have assumed its Initial Term Commitment, as the case may be.  As of the Effective Date, the total Initial Term Commitment was $350,000,000.
 
“Initial Term Loan” means a Loan made pursuant to clause (a) of Section 2.01 on the Effective Date.
 
Intellectual Property” has the meaning assigned to such term in the Collateral Agreement.
 
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Intercreditor Agreements” means any First Lien Intercreditor Agreement, any Second Lien Intercreditor Agreement or any other intercreditor agreement reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Borrower.
 
Interest Coverage Ratio” means, as of any date, the ratio of (a) Consolidated EBITDA to (b) Consolidated Interest Expense, in each case for the Test Period as of such date.
 
Interest Election Request” means a request by the Borrower in accordance with Section 2.07 and substantially in the form of Exhibit R or such other form as may be reasonably 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.
 
Interest Payment Date” means (a) with respect to any ABR Loan, the last Business Day of each March, June, September and December and (b) with respect to any Eurocurrency Loan, the last Business Day of the Interest Period applicable to the Borrowing of which such Loan is a part and, in the case of a Eurocurrency Borrowing with an Interest Period of more than three months’ duration, each day prior to the last day of such Interest Period that occurs at intervals of three months’ duration after the first day of such Interest Period.
 
Interest Period” means, with respect to any Eurocurrency Borrowing, the period commencing on the date of such Borrowing and ending on the numerically corresponding day in the calendar month that is one, three or six months thereafter as selected by the Borrower in its Borrowing Request (or, if agreed to by each Lender participating therein, twelve months or such other period less than one month thereafter as the Borrower may elect), provided that (a) if any Interest Period would end on a day other than a Business Day, such Interest Period shall be extended to the next succeeding Business Day unless such next succeeding Business Day would fall in the next calendar month, in which case such Interest Period shall end on the next preceding Business Day, and (b) any Interest Period that commences on the last Business Day of a calendar month (or on a day for which there is no numerically corresponding day in the last calendar month of such Interest Period) shall end on the last Business Day of the last calendar month of such Interest Period.  For purposes hereof, the date of a Borrowing initially shall be the date on which such Borrowing is made and thereafter shall be the effective date of the most recent conversion or continuation of such Borrowing.
 
Investment” means, as to any Person, any direct or indirect acquisition or investment by such Person, whether by means of (a) the purchase or other acquisition of Equity Interests or Indebtedness or other securities of another Person, (b) a loan, advance or capital contribution to, Guarantee or assumption of Indebtedness of, or purchase or other acquisition of any other Indebtedness or equity participation or interest in, another Person, including any partnership or joint venture interest in such other Person (excluding, in the case of Holdings, the Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries, their parent companies and their subsidiaries (i) intercompany advances arising from their cash management, tax, and accounting operations and (ii) intercompany loans, advances, or Indebtedness having a term not exceeding 364 days (inclusive of any rollover or extensions of terms) and made in the ordinary course of business) or (c) the purchase or other acquisition (in one transaction or a series of transactions) of all or substantially all of the property and assets or business of another Person or assets constituting a business unit, line of business or division of such Person.  The amount, as of any date of determination, of (i) any Investment in the form of a loan or an advance shall be the principal amount thereof outstanding on such date, minus any cash payments actually received by such investor representing interest in respect of such Investment (to the extent any such payment to be deducted does not exceed the remaining principal amount of such Investment and without duplication of amounts increasing the Available Amount or the Available Equity Amount), but without any adjustment for write-downs or write-offs (including as a result of forgiveness of any portion thereof) with respect to such loan or advance after the date thereof, (ii) any Investment in the form of a Guarantee shall be 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 in good faith by a Financial Officer, (iii) any Investment in the form of a transfer of Equity Interests or other non-cash property by the investor to the investee, including any such transfer in the form of a capital contribution, shall be the Fair Market Value of such Equity Interests or other property as of the time of the transfer, minus any payments actually received by such investor representing a return of capital of, or dividends or other distributions in respect of, such Investment (to the extent such payments do not exceed, in the aggregate, the original amount of such Investment and without duplication of amounts increasing the Available Amount or the Available Equity Amount), but without any other adjustment for increases or decreases in value of, or write-ups, write-downs or write-offs with respect to, such Investment after the date of such Investment, and (iv) any Investment (other than any Investment referred to in clause (i), (ii) or (iii) above) by the specified Person in the form of a purchase or other acquisition for value of any Equity Interests, evidences of Indebtedness or other securities of any other Person shall be the original cost of such Investment (including any Indebtedness assumed in connection therewith), plus (A) the cost of all additions thereto and minus (B) the amount of any portion of such Investment that has been repaid to the investor in cash as a repayment of principal or a return of capital, and of any cash payments actually received by such investor representing interest, dividends or other distributions in respect of such Investment (to the extent the amounts referred to in this clause (B) do not, in the aggregate, exceed the original cost of such Investment plus the costs of additions thereto and without duplication of amounts increasing the Available Amount or the Available Equity Amount), but without any other adjustment for increases or decreases in value of, or write-ups, write-downs or write-offs with respect to, such Investment after the date of such Investment.  For purposes of Section 6.04, if an Investment involves the acquisition of more than one Person, the amount of such Investment shall be allocated among the acquired Persons in accordance with GAAP; provided that pending the final determination of the amounts to be so allocated in accordance with GAAP, such allocation shall be as reasonably determined by a Financial Officer.
 
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Investor” means a holder of Equity Interests in Holdings (or any direct or indirect parent thereof).
 
IPO” means the public offering of common Equity Interests of Parent on or prior to the Effective Date.
 
ISDA CD Definitions” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.02(h).
 
ISP98” means the “International Standby Practices 1998” published by the Institute of International Banking Law & Practice, Inc. (or such later version thereof as may be in effect at the time of issuance).
 
Issuing Bank” means (a) each Person listed on Schedule 2.01(b) with respect to such Person’s Letter of Credit Commitment and (b) each other Person that shall have become an Issuing Bank hereunder as provided in Section 2.05(k) (other than any Person that shall have ceased to be an Issuing Bank as provided in Section 2.05(l)), each in its capacity as an issuer of Letters of Credit hereunder.  Each Issuing Bank may, in its discretion, arrange for one or more Letters of Credit to be issued by Affiliates of such Issuing Bank, in which case the term “Issuing Bank” shall include any such Affiliate with respect to Letters of Credit issued by such Affiliate and for all purposes of the Loan Documents.  Each Issuing Bank may cause Letters of Credit to be issued by unaffiliated financial institutions and such Letters of Credit shall be treated as issued by such Issuing Bank for all purposes under the Loan Documents.  In the event that there is more than one Issuing Bank at any time, references herein and in the other Loan Documents to the Issuing Bank shall be deemed to refer to the Issuing Bank in respect of the applicable Letter of Credit or to all Issuing Banks, as the context requires.
 
Joint Bookrunners” means KKR Capital Markets LLC, Goldman Sachs Bank USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., RBC Capital Markets2, Barclays Bank PLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and Jefferies Finance LLC.
 
Judgment Currency” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.14(b).
 
Junior Financing” means any Material Indebtedness of any Loan Party (other than any permitted intercompany Indebtedness owing to Holdings, the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary) that is contractually subordinated in right of payment to the Loan Document Obligations.
 
Latest Maturity Date” means, at any date of determination, the latest maturity or expiration date applicable to any Loan or Commitment hereunder at such time, including the latest maturity or expiration date of any Other Term Loan, any Other Term Commitment, any Other Revolving Loan or any Other Revolving Commitment, in each case as extended in accordance with this Agreement from time to time.
 
LC Disbursement” means a payment made by an Issuing Bank pursuant to a Letter of Credit.
 

2 RBC Capital Markets is a brand name for the capital markets activities of Royal Bank of Canada and its affiliates.
 
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LC Exposure” means, at any time, the sum of (a) the Dollar Equivalent of the aggregate amount of all Letters of Credit that remains available for drawing at such time (including, without limitation, any and all Letters of Credit for which documents have been presented that have not been honored or dishonored) and (b) the Dollar Equivalent of the aggregate amount of all LC Disbursements that have not yet been reimbursed by or on behalf of the Borrower at such time.  The LC Exposure of any Revolving Lender at any time shall be its Applicable Percentage of the total LC Exposure at such time.  For all purposes of this Agreement, if on any date of determination a Letter of Credit has expired by its terms but any amount may still be drawn thereunder by reason of the operation of Rule 3.13 or Rule 3.14 of the ISP98, such Letter of Credit shall be deemed to be “outstanding” in the amount so remaining available to be drawn.  Unless otherwise specified herein, the amount of a Letter of Credit at any time shall be deemed to be the stated amount of such Letter of Credit in effect at such time; provided, that with respect to any Letter of Credit that, by its terms or the terms of any document related thereto, provides for one or more automatic increases in the stated amount thereof, the amount of such Letter of Credit shall be deemed to be the maximum stated amount of such Letter of Credit after giving effect to all such increases, whether or not such maximum stated amount is in effect at such time.
 
LCT Election” has the meaning provided in Section 1.088.
 
LCT Test Date” has the meaning provided in Section 1.088.
 
Lead Arrangers” means KKR Capital Markets LLC, Goldman Sachs Bank USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., RBC Capital Markets3, Barclays Bank PLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and, Jefferies Finance LLC and the Amendment No. 1 Lead Arrangers.
 
Lenders” means the Term Lenders, the Revolving Lenders and any other Person that shall have become a party hereto pursuant to an Assignment and Assumption, an Incremental Facility Amendment, a Loan Modification Agreement or a Refinancing Amendment, in each case, other than any such Person that ceases to be a party hereto pursuant to an Assignment and Assumption. Unless the context otherwise requires, the term “Lenders” includes each Issuing Bank.
 
Lender-Related Person” has the meaning provided in Section 9.03(c).
 
Lending Office” means, as to any Lender, the office or offices of such Lender described as such in such Lender’s Administrative Questionnaire, or such other 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.
 
Letter of Credit” means any letter of credit issued pursuant to this Agreement other than any such letter of credit that shall have ceased to be a “Letter of Credit” outstanding hereunder pursuant to Section 9.05. A Letter of Credit may be a commercial letter of credit or a standby letter of credit; provided, however, that (i) no Issuing Bank shall be required to issue commercial letters of credit and (ii) if any Issuing Bank agrees to issue any commercial letter of credit hereunder, such commercial letter of credit shall provide solely for cash payment upon presentation of a sight draft. Jefferies Finance LLC shall not be required to issue any Letters of Credit other than standby Letters of Credit denominated in US Dollars.
 
Letter of Credit Commitment” means an amount, as of the Effective Date, equal to $20,000,000; provided that, as to any Issuing Bank, such Issuing Bank’s Letter of Credit Commitment shall not exceed the amount set forth on Schedule 2.01(b) opposite such Issuing Bank’s name or, in the case of an Issuing Bank that becomes an Issuing Bank after the Effective Date, the amount notified in writing to the Administrative Agent by the Borrower and such Issuing Bank; provided, further, that the Letter of Credit Commitment of any Issuing Bank may be increased or decreased if agreed in writing between the Borrower and such Issuing Bank (each acting in its sole discretion) and notified to the Administrative Agent.
 

3 RBC Capital Markets is a brand name for the capital markets activities of Royal Bank of Canada and its affiliates.
 
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Letter of Credit Expiration Date” means the day that is three (3) Business Days prior to the Maturity Date then in effect for the Revolving Credit Facility.
 
Liabilities” means the recorded liabilities (including contingent liabilities that would be recorded in accordance with GAAP) of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries taken as a whole, as of the Effective Date after giving effect to the consummation of the Transactions, determined in accordance with GAAP consistently applied.
 
LIBO Rate” means:
 
(a)          for any Interest Period with respect to a Eurocurrency Borrowing, the rate per annum equal to the London Interbank Offered Rate (“LIBOR”) or a comparable or successor rate established pursuant to Section 2.14, as published on the applicable Bloomberg screen page (or such other commercially available source providing quotations of LIBOR as may be designated by the Administrative Agent from time to time) at approximately 11:00 a.m., London time, two Business Days prior to the commencement of such Interest Period, for dollar deposits (for delivery on the first day of such Interest Period) with a term equivalent to such Interest Period; and
 
(b)          for any interest calculation with respect to an ABR Borrowing on any date, the rate per annum equal to LIBOR, at approximately 11:00 a.m., London time determined two London Banking Days prior to such date for dollar deposits with a term of one month commencing that day;
 
provided that to the extent a comparable or successor rate is established pursuant to Section 2.14, such established rate shall be applied to the applicable Interest Period in a manner consistent with market practice; provided, further that to the extent such market practice is not administratively feasible for the Administrative Agent, such approved rate shall be applied to the applicable Interest Period as otherwise reasonably determined by the Administrative Agent with the consent of the Borrower (such consent not to be unreasonably withheld).
 
Notwithstanding the foregoing, (i) with respect to the Revolving Credit Facility, in no event shall the LIBO Rate be deemed to be less than 0.00% and (ii) with respect to the Term Loans, in no event shall the LIBO Rate be deemed to be less than 0.50%.
 
LIBOR” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of “LIBO Rate.”
 
LIBOR Screen Rate” means the LIBOR quote on the applicable screen page the Administrative Agent designates to determine LIBOR (or such other commercially available source providing such quotations as may be designated by the Administrative Agent from time to time).
 
LIBOR Successor Rate Conforming Changes” means, with respect to any proposed LIBOR Successor Rate, any conforming changes to the definition of Alternate Base Rate, Interest Period and LIBO Rate, timing and frequency of determining rates and making payments of interest and other technical, administrative or operational matters as may be appropriate, in the discretion of the Administrative Agent with the consent of the Borrower (not to be unreasonably withheld), to reflect the adoption and implementation of such LIBOR Successor Rate and to permit the administration thereof by the Administrative Agent in a manner substantially consistent with market practice (or, if the Administrative Agent determines that adoption of any portion of such market practice is not administratively feasible or that no market practice for the administration of such LIBOR Successor Rate exists, in such other manner of administration as the Administrative Agent determines with the consent of the Borrower (such consent not to be unreasonably withheld)).
 
 “Lien” means, with respect to any asset, (a) any mortgage, deed of trust, lien, pledge, hypothecation, encumbrance, charge or security interest in, on or of such asset and (b) the interest of a vendor or a lessor under any conditional sale agreement, capital lease or title retention agreement (or any financing lease having substantially the same economic effect as any of the foregoing) relating to such asset; provided that in no event shall an operating lease be deemed to constitute a Lien.
 
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Limited Condition Transaction” means (a) (i) any Acquisition Transaction or any other acquisition or Investment permitted by this Agreement and (ii) Investments, the incurrence or issuance of Indebtedness and Liens, repayments, repurchases, redemptions or refinancing of Indebtedness, Restricted Payments and the designation of any Restricted Subsidiaries or Unrestricted Subsidiaries, in each case, in connection with any of the transactions described in the foregoing sub-clause (i), (b) any repayment, repurchase, redemption or refinancing of Indebtedness with respect to which a notice of repayment (or similar notice, which may be conditional) is required to be delivered and (c) any dividends or distributions on, or redemptions of, Equity Interests not prohibited by this Agreement declared or requiring irrevocable notice in advance thereof.
 
Loan Document Obligations” means (a) the due and punctual payment by the Borrower of (i) the principal of and interest at the applicable rate or rates provided in this Agreement (including interest accruing during the pendency of any bankruptcy, insolvency, receivership or other similar proceeding, regardless of whether allowed or allowable in such proceeding) on the Loans including all obligations in respect of the L/C Exposure, when and as due, whether at maturity, by acceleration, upon one or more dates set for prepayment or otherwise and (ii) all other monetary obligations of the Borrower under or pursuant to this Agreement and each of the other Loan Documents, including obligations to reimburse LC Disbursements and pay fees, expense reimbursement obligations and indemnification obligations, whether primary, secondary, direct, contingent, fixed or otherwise (including monetary obligations incurred during the pendency of any bankruptcy, insolvency, receivership or other similar proceeding, regardless of whether allowed or allowable in such proceeding), (b) the due and punctual payment and performance of all other obligations of the Borrower under or pursuant to each of the Loan Documents and (c) the due and punctual payment and performance of all the obligations of each other Loan Party under or pursuant to this Agreement and each of the other Loan Documents (including interest and monetary obligations incurred during the pendency of any bankruptcy, insolvency, receivership or other similar proceeding, regardless of whether allowed or allowable in such proceeding).
 
Loan Documents” means this Agreement, any Refinancing Amendment, any Incremental Facility Amendment, any Loan Modification Agreement, the Guarantee Agreement, the Collateral Agreement, the Intercreditor Agreements, the other Security Documents, Amendment No. 1, the Amendment No. 1 Reaffirmation Agreement and, except for purposes of Section 9.02, any promissory notes delivered pursuant to Section 2.09(e).
 
Loan Modification Agreement” means a Loan Modification Agreement, in form reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, among the Borrower, the Administrative Agent and one or more Accepting Lenders, effecting one or more Permitted Amendments and such other amendments hereto and to the other Loan Documents as are contemplated by Section 2.24.
 
Loan Modification Offer” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.24(a).
 
Loan Parties” means Holdings, the Borrower and the Subsidiary Loan Parties.
 
Loans” means the loans made by the Lenders to the Borrower pursuant to this Agreement.
 
London Banking Day” means any day on which dealings in dollar deposits are conducted by and between banks in the London interbank market.
 
Management Investors” means the present, future and/or former directors, officers, partners, members and employees of any Parent Entity, Holdings, the Borrower and/or any of their respective subsidiaries who are (directly or indirectly through one or more investment vehicles) Investors and any such Persons who become holders of Equity Interests in the Borrower (or any direct or indirect parent thereof).
 
Master Agreement” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of “Swap Agreement.”
 
Material Acquisition” means any acquisition by the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary for consideration (including any assumed Indebtedness) in an aggregate amount equal to or greater than the lesser of (a) $33,000,000 and (b) 25% of Consolidated EBITDA for the most recently ended Test Period as of such time determined on a Pro Forma Basis.
 
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Material Adverse Effect” means any event, circumstance or condition that has had, or would reasonably be expected to have, a materially adverse effect on (a) the business or financial condition of the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries, taken as a whole, (b) the ability of the Borrower and the Guarantors, taken as a whole, to perform their payment obligations under the Loan Documents or (c) the rights and remedies of the Administrative Agent and the Lenders (taken as a whole) under the Loan Documents.
 
Material Disposition” means any Disposition by the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary for consideration (including any assumed Indebtedness) in an aggregate amount equal to or greater than the lesser of (a) $33,000,000 and (b) 25% of Consolidated EBITDA for the most recently ended Test Period as of such time determined on a Pro Forma Basis.
 
Material Indebtedness” means, on any date of determination, any Indebtedness for borrowed money (other than the Loan Document Obligations), Capital Lease Obligations (other than, for the avoidance of doubt, Non-Finance Lease Obligations), unreimbursed drawings under letters of credit, third party Indebtedness obligations evidenced by notes or similar instruments or obligations in respect of one or more Swap Agreements, of any one or more of the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries in an aggregate principal amount exceeding the greater of (a) $52,000,000 and (b) 40% of Consolidated EBITDA for the most recently ended Test Period as of such time determined on a Pro Forma Basis; provided that in no event shall any Permitted Receivables Financing be considered Material Indebtedness for any purpose.  For purposes of determining Material Indebtedness, the “principal amount” of the obligations in respect of any Swap Agreement at any time shall be the maximum aggregate amount (giving effect to any netting agreements) that the Borrower or such Restricted Subsidiary would be required to pay if such Swap Agreement were terminated at such time.
 
Material Subsidiary” means (a) each wholly-owned Restricted Subsidiary that, as of the last day of the fiscal quarter of the Borrower most recently ended for which financial statements are available, had revenues or total assets for such quarter in excess of 5.0% of the consolidated revenues or total assets, as applicable, of the Borrower for such quarter or that is designated by the Borrower as a Material Subsidiary and (b) any group comprising wholly-owned Restricted Subsidiaries that each would not have been a Material Subsidiary under clause (a) but that, taken together, as of the last day of the fiscal quarter of the Borrower most recently ended for which financial statements are available, had revenues or total assets for such quarter in excess of 10.0% of the consolidated revenues or total assets, as applicable, of the Borrower for such quarter.
 
Maturity Carveout Amount” means, at the option of the Borrower (in its sole discretion), Indebtedness incurred with a final maturity date prior to the earliest maturity date otherwise expressly required under this Agreement with respect to such Indebtedness and/or a Weighted Average Life to Maturity shorter than the minimum Weighted Average Life to Maturity otherwise expressly required under this Agreement with respect to such Indebtedness in an aggregate outstanding principal amount not to exceed the greater (a) $130,000,000 and (b) 100.0% of Consolidated EBITDA for Test Period then last ended determined on a Pro Forma Basis (provided that, for the avoidance of doubt, any Incremental Facility or Incremental Equivalent Debt incurred under the General Debt Basket Reallocated Amount (or any Credit Agreement Refinancing Indebtedness, Other Term Loan, Other Revolving Loan or Permitted Refinancing, as applicable, that directly or indirectly refinances or replaces such Incremental Facility) shall be permitted under the Maturity Carveout Amount and shall be deemed not to reduce the Maturity Carveout Amount).
 
Maximum Rate” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.17.
 
MFN Protection” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.20(b).
 
Moody’s” means Moody’s Investors Service, Inc. and any successor to its rating agency business.
 
Multiemployer Plan” means a multiemployer plan as defined in Section 4001(a)(3) of ERISA.
 
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Net Proceeds” means, with respect to any event, (a) the proceeds received in respect of such event in cash or Permitted Investments, including (i) any cash or Permitted Investments received in respect of any non-cash proceeds, including any cash payments received by way of deferred payment of principal pursuant to a note or installment receivable or purchase price adjustment or earn-out (but excluding any interest payments), but only as and when received, (ii) in the case of a casualty, insurance proceeds that are actually received and (iii) in the case of a condemnation or similar event, condemnation awards and similar payments that are actually received, minus (b) the sum of (i) all fees and out-of-pocket expenses paid by the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries in connection with such event (including attorney’s fees, investment banking fees, survey costs, title insurance premiums, and related search and recording charges, transfer taxes, deed or mortgage recording taxes, underwriting discounts and commissions, other customary expenses and brokerage, consultant, accountant and other customary fees), (ii) in the case of a Disposition of an asset (including pursuant to a Sale Leaseback or Casualty Event or similar proceeding), (A) any funded escrow established pursuant to the documents evidencing any Disposition to secure any indemnification obligations or adjustments to the purchase price associated with any such sale, transfer or disposition; provided that the amount of any subsequent reduction of such escrow (other than in connection with a payment in respect of any such liability) shall be deemed to be Net Proceeds occurring on the date of such reduction solely to the extent that the Borrower and/or any Restricted Subsidiaries receives cash in an amount equal to the amount of such reduction, (B) the amount of all payments that are permitted hereunder and are made by the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries as a result of such event to repay Indebtedness (other than the Loans and any Indebtedness that is secured by a Lien on the Collateral ranking equal in priority (but without regard to the control of remedies)) secured by such asset or otherwise subject to mandatory prepayment as a result of such event, (C) the pro rata portion of net cash proceeds thereof (calculated without regard to this clause (C)) attributable to minority interests and not available for distribution to or for the account of the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries as a result thereof and (D) the amount of any liabilities directly associated with such asset and retained by the Borrower or the Restricted Subsidiaries and (iii) the amount of all taxes paid (or reasonably estimated to be payable), including any withholding taxes estimated to be payable in connection with the repatriation of such Net Proceeds from a Foreign Subsidiary, and the amount of any reserves established by the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries to fund contingent liabilities reasonably estimated to be payable, in each case, in respect of such event, provided that any reduction at any time in the amount of any such reserves (other than as a result of payments made in respect thereof) shall be deemed to constitute the receipt by the Borrower at such time of Net Proceeds in the amount of such reduction.
 
Net Short Lender” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.02(h).
 
New Contracts” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of “Consolidated EBITDA.”
 
New Project” means (a) each facility which is either a new facility, branch, data center or office or an expansion, relocation, remodeling or substantial modernization of an existing facility, branch, data center or office owned by the Borrower or the Subsidiaries which in fact commences operations and (b) each creation (in one or a series of related transactions) of a business unit to the extent such business unit commences operations or each expansion (in one or a series of related transactions) of business into a new market.
 
Non-Accepting Lender” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.24(c).
 
Non-Cash Compensation Expense” means any non-cash expenses and costs that result from the issuance of stock-based awards, partnership interest-based awards and similar incentive based compensation awards or arrangements.
 
Non-Consenting Lender” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.02(c).
 
Non-Finance Lease Obligation” means, as applied to any Person, any lease of any property (whether real, personal or mixed) by that Person as lessee that, in conformity with GAAP (for the avoidance of doubt, subject to Section 1.04(g)), is not and is not required to be accounted for as a capital lease or finance lease on the balance sheet of that Person. For the avoidance of doubt, a straight-line or operating lease shall be considered a Non-Finance Lease Obligation.
 
Not Otherwise Applied” means, with reference to the Available Amount or the Available Equity Amount, as applicable, that was not previously applied pursuant to Section 6.04(n), Section 6.08(a)(viii) or Section 6.08(b)(iv).
 
Notice of Loan Prepayment” means a notice of prepayment with respect to a Loan, which shall be substantially in the form of Exhibit S or such other form as may be reasonably 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.
 
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NYFRB” means the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
 
NYFRB’s Website” means the website of the NYFRB at http://www.newyorkfed.org, or any successor source.
 
NYFRB Rate” means, for any day, the greater of (a) the Federal Funds Effective Rate in effect on such day and (b) the Overnight Bank Funding Rate in effect on such day (or for any day that is not a Business Day, for the immediately preceding Business Day); provided that if none of such rates are published for any day that is a Business Day, the term “NYFRB Rate” means the rate for a federal funds transaction quoted at 11:00 a.m. on such day received by the Administrative Agent from a federal funds broker of recognized standing selected by it; provided, further, that if any of the aforesaid rates as so determined be less than 0.00%, such rate shall be deemed to be 0.00% for purposes of this Agreement.
 
 “OFAC” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 3.18(c).
 
Offered Amount” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(a)(ii)(D).
 
Offered Discount” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(a)(ii)(D).
 
OID” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.20(b).
 
Organizational 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 (or equivalent or comparable constitutive documents with respect to any non-U.S. jurisdiction); 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.
 
Other Applicable Indebtedness” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(c).
 
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 Letter of Credit or sold or assigned an interest in any Loan, Letter of Credit or Loan Document).
 
Other Loans” means one or more Classes of Loans that result from a Refinancing Amendment or a Loan Modification Agreement.
 
Other Revolving Commitments” means one or more Classes of revolving credit commitments hereunder or extended Revolving Commitments that result from a Refinancing Amendment or a Loan Modification Agreement.
 
Other Revolving Loans” means the Revolving Loans made pursuant to any Other Revolving Commitment or a Loan Modification Agreement.
 
Other Taxes” means all present or future recording, filing,  stamp, documentary, intangible,  transfer, sales, property or similar Taxes arising from any payment made under any Loan Document or 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 2.19).
 
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Other Term Commitments” means one or more Classes of term loan commitments hereunder that result from a Refinancing Amendment or Loan Modification Agreement.
 
Other Term Loans” means one or more Classes of Term Loans that result from a Refinancing Amendment or Loan Modification Agreement.
 
Overnight Bank Funding Rate” means, for any day, the rate comprised of both overnight federal funds and overnight eurocurrency borrowings by U.S.-managed banking offices of depository institutions, as such composite rate shall be determined by the NYFRB as set forth on the NYFRB’s Website from time to time, and published on the next succeeding Business Day by the NYFRB as an overnight bank funding rate.
 
Parent” means EverCommerce Inc., a Delaware corporation.
 
Parent Entity” means Parent and any other Person that is a direct or indirect parent of Holdings.
 
Participant” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.04(c)(i).
 
Participant Register” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.04(c)(iii).
 
Participating Lender” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(a)(ii)(C).
 
Payment Notice” has the meaning assigned to it in Article VIII.
 
Payment Recipient” has the meaning assigned to it in Article VIII.
 
PBGC” means the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation referred to and defined in ERISA and any successor entity performing similar functions.
 
Permitted Acquisition” means an Acquisition Transaction; provided that (a) with respect to each such Acquisition Transaction, all actions required to be taken with respect to any such newly created or acquired Subsidiary (including each subsidiary thereof) or assets in order to satisfy the requirements set forth in clauses (a), (b), (c) and (d) of the definition of the term “Collateral and Guarantee Requirement” to the extent applicable shall have been taken or arrangements for the taking of such actions within the timeframes required by Section 5.11 shall have been made (unless such newly created or acquired Subsidiary is designated as an Unrestricted Subsidiary pursuant to Section 5.15 or is otherwise an Excluded Subsidiary) and (b) after giving effect to any such purchase or other acquisition, no Event of Default under clause (a), (b), (h) or (i) of Section 7.01 shall have occurred and be continuing.
 
Permitted Amendment” means an amendment to this Agreement and, if applicable, the other Loan Documents, effected in connection with a Loan Modification Offer pursuant to Section 2.24, applicable to all, or any portion of, the Loans and/or Commitments of any Class of the Accepting Lenders and, providing for (a) an extension of a maturity date and/or (b) a change in the Applicable Rate or other pricing terms (including any “MFN” provisions) with respect to the Loans and/or Commitments of the Accepting Lenders and/or (c) a change in the fees payable to, or the inclusion of new fees to be payable to, the Accepting Lenders and/or (d) a change to any prepayment provisions with respect to the Loans of such Accepting Lenders that are less favorable to such Accepting Lenders than to the Non-Accepting Lenders with respect to such applicable Loans and/or (e) call protection with respect to the Loans and/or commitments of the Accepting Lenders (including any “soft call” protection) and/or (f) additional covenants or other provisions applicable only to periods after the Latest Maturity Date at the time of such Loan Modification Offer (it being understood that to the extent that any financial maintenance covenant and any related equity cure or any other covenant is added for the benefit of any such Loans and/or Commitments, no consent shall be required by the Administrative Agent or any of the Lenders if such financial maintenance covenant and any related equity cure or other covenant is either (i) also added for the benefit of any corresponding Loans remaining outstanding after the issuance or incurrence of such Loans and/or Commitments or (ii) only applicable after the Latest Maturity Date at the time of such Loan Modification Offer).
 
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Permitted Asset Swap” means the concurrent purchase and sale or exchange of Related Business Assets or a combination of Related Business Assets and cash or Permitted Investments between Holdings, the Borrower or a Restricted Subsidiary and another Person.
 
Permitted Encumbrances” means:
 
(a)          Liens for taxes, assessments or other governmental charges that are not overdue for a period of more than 60 days or that are being contested in good faith and by appropriate proceedings diligently conducted, if adequate reserves with respect thereto are maintained on the books of the applicable Person in accordance with GAAP;
 
(b)          Liens imposed by law, such as carriers’, warehousemen’s, mechanics’, landlords’, materialmen’s, repairmen’s or construction contractors’ Liens and other similar Liens (including contractual landlord liens) arising in the ordinary course of business that secure amounts not overdue for a period of more than 60 days or, if more than 60 days overdue, are unfiled and no other action has been taken to enforce such Liens or that are being contested in good faith and by appropriate proceedings diligently conducted, if adequate reserves with respect thereto are maintained on the books of the applicable Person in accordance with GAAP;
 
(c)          Liens incurred or deposits made in the ordinary course of business (i) in connection with workers’ compensation, unemployment insurance and other social security legislation and (ii) securing liability for reimbursement or indemnification obligations of (including obligations in respect of letters of credit or bank guarantees or similar instruments for the benefit of) insurance carriers providing property, casualty or liability insurance to Holdings, the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary or otherwise supporting the payment of items set forth in the foregoing clause (i);
 
(d)          Liens incurred or deposits made to secure the performance of bids, trade contracts, governmental contracts and leases, statutory obligations, surety, stay, customs and appeal bonds, performance bonds, bankers acceptance facilities and other obligations of a like nature (including those to secure health, safety and environmental obligations) and obligations in respect of letters of credit, bank guarantees or similar instruments that have been posted to support the same, incurred in the ordinary course of business or consistent with past practices;
 
(e)          easements, encumbrances, rights-of-way, reservations, restrictions, restrictive covenants, servitudes, sewers, electric lines, drains, telegraph and telephone and cable television lines, gas and oil pipelines and other similar purposes building codes, encroachments, protrusions, zoning restrictions, and other similar encumbrances and minor title defects or other irregularities in title and survey exceptions affecting real property that, in the aggregate, do not in any case materially interfere with the ordinary conduct of the business of the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries, taken as a whole;
 
(f)          Liens securing, or otherwise arising from, judgments not constituting an Event of Default under Section 7.01(j);
 
(g)          Liens on goods the purchase price of which is financed by a documentary letter of credit issued for the account of the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries or Liens on bills of lading, drafts or other documents of title arising by operation of law or pursuant to the standard terms of agreements relating to letters of credit, bank guarantees and other similar instruments, provided that such Lien secures only the obligations of the Borrower or such Subsidiaries in respect of such letter of credit to the extent such obligations are permitted by Section 6.01;
 
(h)          rights of setoff, banker’s liens, netting agreements and other Liens arising by operation of law or by the terms of documents of banks or other financial institutions in relation to the maintenance of administration of deposit accounts, securities accounts, cash management arrangements or in connection with the issuance of letters of credit, bank guarantees or other similar instruments; and
 
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(i)          Liens arising from precautionary Uniform Commercial Code financing statements or similar filings, or Liens in respect of operating leases entered into by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries.
 
Permitted First Priority Refinancing Debt” means any secured Indebtedness incurred by the Borrower or any Loan Party in the form of one or more series of senior secured notes or loans; provided that (a) such Indebtedness is secured by a Lien on the Collateral ranking equal in priority (but without regard to control of remedies) with the Lien on the Collateral securing the Secured Obligations and is not secured by any property or assets of Holdings, the Borrower or any Subsidiary other than the Collateral, (b) such Indebtedness constitutes Credit Agreement Refinancing Indebtedness in respect of Loans (including portions of Classes of Loans or Other Loans), (c) such Indebtedness (other than Customary Bridge Loans) does not have mandatory redemption features (other than Customary Exceptions) that could result in redemptions of such Indebtedness prior to the maturity of the Refinanced Debt (it being understood that the Borrower and the Loan Parties shall be permitted to make any AHYDO “catch up” payments, if applicable) and (d) a Senior Representative acting on behalf of the holders of such Indebtedness shall have become party to a First Lien Intercreditor Agreement and, if applicable, a Second Lien Intercreditor Agreement. Permitted First Priority Refinancing Debt will include any Registered Equivalent Notes issued in exchange therefor.
 
Permitted Holder” means any of (a) any Sponsor, (b) any of the Management Investors and their Permitted Transferees, and (c) any group of which the Persons described in clauses (a) and/or (b) are members and any other member of such group; provided that the Persons described in clauses (a) and (b), without giving effect to the existence of such group or any other group, collectively own, directly or indirectly, Voting Equity Interests in such Person representing a majority of the aggregate votes entitled to vote for the election of directors of such Person.
 
Permitted Investments” means any of the following, to the extent owned by Holdings, the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary:
 
(a)          dollars, euro, pounds, Australian dollars, Swiss Francs, Canadian dollars, Yuan or such other currencies held by it from time to time in the ordinary course of business;
 
(b)       readily marketable obligations issued or directly and fully guaranteed or insured by the government or any agency or instrumentality of (i) the United States, (ii) the United Kingdom or (iii) any member nation of the European Union rated A-2 (or the equivalent thereof) or better by S&P or P-2 (or the equivalent thereof) or better by Moody’s, having average maturities of not more than 24 months from the date of acquisition thereof; provided that the full faith and credit of the United States, the United Kingdom or such member nation of the European Union is pledged in support thereof;
 
(c)           time deposits or demand deposits with, or insured certificates of deposit or bankers’ acceptances of, any commercial bank that (i) is a Lender or (ii) has combined capital and surplus of at least (x) $250,000,000 in the case of U.S. banks and (y) $100,000,000 (or the Dollar Equivalent as of the date of determination) in the case of non-U.S. banks (any such bank meeting the requirements of clause (i) or (ii) above being an “Approved Bank”), in each case with average maturities of not more than 12 months from the date of acquisition thereof;
 
(d)         commercial paper and variable or fixed rate notes issued by an Approved Bank (or by the parent company thereof) or any variable or fixed rate note issued by, or guaranteed by, a corporation rated A-2 (or the equivalent thereof) or better by S&P or P-2 (or the equivalent thereof) or better by Moody’s, in each case with average maturities of not more than 24 months from the date of acquisition thereof;
 
(e)         repurchase agreements entered into by any Person with an Approved Bank, a bank or trust company (including any of the Lenders) or recognized securities dealer, in each case, having capital and surplus in excess of (i) $250,000,000 in the case of U.S. banks and (ii) $100,000,000 (or the Dollar Equivalent as of the date of determination) in the case of non-U.S. banks, in each case, for direct obligations issued by or fully guaranteed or insured by the government or any agency or instrumentality of (i) the United States, (ii) the United Kingdom or (iii) any member nation of the European Union rated A-2 (or the equivalent thereof) or better by S&P and P-2 (or the equivalent thereof) or better by Moody’s, in which such Person shall have a perfected first priority security interest (subject to no other Liens) and having, on the date of purchase thereof, a Fair Market Value of at least 100% of the amount of the repurchase obligations;
 
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(f)           marketable short-term money market and similar highly liquid funds either (i) having assets in excess of (x) $250,000,000 in the case of U.S. banks or other U.S. financial institutions and (y) $100,000,000 (or the Dollar Equivalent as of the date of determination) in the case of non-U.S. banks or other non-U.S. financial institutions or (ii) having a rating of at least A-2 or P-2 from either S&P or Moody’s (or, if at any time neither S&P nor Moody’s shall be rating such obligations, an equivalent rating from another nationally recognized rating service);
 
(g)         securities with average maturities of 24 months or less from the date of acquisition issued or fully guaranteed by any state, commonwealth or territory of the United States, or by any political subdivision or taxing authority of any such state, commonwealth or territory having an investment grade rating from either S&P or Moody’s (or the equivalent thereof);
 
(h)          investments with average maturities of 24 months or less from the date of acquisition in mutual funds rated A (or the equivalent thereof) or better by S&P or A2 (or the equivalent thereof) or better by Moody’s;
 
(i)          instruments equivalent to those referred to in clauses (a) through (h) above denominated in Euro or any other foreign currency comparable in credit quality and tenor to those referred to above and customarily used by corporations for cash management purposes in any jurisdiction outside the United States to the extent reasonably required in connection with any business conducted by any Subsidiary organized in such jurisdiction;
 
(j)          investments, classified in accordance with GAAP as current assets, in money market investment programs that are registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 or that are administered by financial institutions having capital of at least $250,000,000, and, in either case, the portfolios of which are limited such that substantially all of such investments are of the character, quality and maturity described in clauses (a) through (i) of this definition;
 
(k)          with respect to any Foreign Subsidiary: (i) obligations of the national government of the country in which such Foreign Subsidiary is organized or maintains its chief executive office and principal place of business, provided such country is the United Kingdom, India, China, Australia, a member nation of the European Union whose legal tender is the British Pound Sterling or the Euro or a member of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, in each case maturing within one year after the date of investment therein, (ii) certificates of deposit of, bankers acceptances of, or time deposits with, any commercial bank which is organized and existing under the laws of the country in which such Foreign Subsidiary is organized or doing business, provided such country is the United Kingdom, India, China, Australia, a member state of the European Union or a member of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, and whose short-term commercial paper rating from S&P is at least “A-2” or the equivalent thereof or from Moody’s is at least “P-2” or the equivalent thereof (any such bank being an “Approved Foreign Bank”), and in each case with maturities of not more than 24 months from the date of acquisition and (iii) the equivalent of demand deposit accounts which are maintained with an Approved Foreign Bank; and
 
(l)          investment funds investing substantially all of their assets in securities of the types described in clauses (a) through (k) above.
 
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Permitted Receivables Financing” means receivables securitizations or other receivables financings (including any factoring program) that are non-recourse to Holdings, the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries (except for (a) recourse to any Foreign Subsidiaries that own the assets underlying such financing (or have sold such assets in connection with such financing), (b) any customary limited recourse or, to the extent applicable only to Foreign Subsidiaries, recourse that is customary in the relevant local market, (c) any performance undertaking or to the extent applicable only to Foreign Subsidiaries, any Guarantee that is customary in the relevant local market and (d) any unsecured parent Guarantee by Holdings, the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary that is a parent company of the relevant Restricted Subsidiary that is party thereto and, in each case, reasonable extensions thereof); provided that, with respect to Permitted Receivables Financings incurred in the form of a factoring program, the outstanding amount of such Permitted Receivables Financing for the purposes of this definition shall be deemed to be equal to the Permitted Receivables Net Investment for the last Test Period.
 
Permitted Receivables Net Investment” means the aggregate cash amount paid by the purchasers under any Permitted Receivables Financing in the form of a factoring program in connection with their purchase of accounts receivable and customary related assets or interests therein, as the same may be reduced from time to time by collections with respect to such accounts receivable and related assets or otherwise in accordance with the terms of such Permitted Receivables Financing (but excluding any such collections used to make payments of commissions, discounts, yield and other fees and charges incurred in connection with any Permitted Receivables Financing in the form of a factoring program which are payable to any Person other than the Borrower or a Restricted Subsidiary).
 
Permitted Refinancing” means, with respect to any Person, any modification, refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension of all or any portion of Indebtedness of such Person; provided that (a) the principal amount (or accreted value, if applicable) thereof does not exceed the principal amount (or accreted value, if applicable) of the Indebtedness so modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed or extended except by an amount equal to unpaid accrued interest and premium (including tender premium) thereon plus other amounts paid, and fees and expenses incurred (including upfront fees and original issue discount), in connection with such modification, refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension and by an amount equal to any existing commitments unutilized thereunder to the extent that the portion of any existing and unutilized commitment being refinanced was permitted to be drawn under Section 6.01 and Section 6.02 of this Agreement immediately prior to such refinancing (other than by reference to a Permitted Refinancing) and such drawing shall be deemed to have been made, (b) other than with respect to a Permitted Refinancing incurred pursuant to the Maturity Carveout Amount, in respect of Incremental Equivalent Debt, Indebtedness resulting from such modification, refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension has a final maturity date equal to or later than the final maturity date of, and has a Weighted Average Life to Maturity equal to or greater than the Weighted Average Life to Maturity of, the Indebtedness being modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed or extended (other than Customary Bridge Loans), (c) if the Indebtedness being modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed or extended is subordinated in right of payment to the Loan Document Obligations, Indebtedness resulting from such modification, refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension is subordinated in right of payment to the Loan Document Obligations on terms at least as favorable to the Lenders as those contained in the documentation governing the Indebtedness being modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed or extended, (d) if the Indebtedness being modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed or extended constitutes Junior Financing, the terms and conditions (excluding as to subordination, interest rate (including whether such interest is payable in cash or in kind), interest rate margins, pricing, rate floors, fees, discounts, premiums and prepayment or redemption provisions) of Indebtedness resulting from such modification, refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension, taken as a whole, either (I) are not materially more favorable to the investors providing such Indebtedness than the terms and conditions (when taken as a whole) of the Indebtedness being modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed or extended (except for covenants or other provisions applicable to periods after the Latest Maturity Date at the time such Indebtedness is incurred) (it being understood that, to the extent that any financial maintenance covenant or any other covenant is added for the benefit of any such Permitted Refinancing, the terms shall not be considered materially more favorable if such financial maintenance covenant or other covenant is either (A) also added for the benefit of any corresponding Loans remaining outstanding after the issuance or incurrence of such Permitted Refinancing or (B) only applicable after the Latest Maturity Date at the time of such refinancing) or (II) reflect market terms and conditions (taken as a whole) at the time such Indebtedness is incurred (as determined by the Borrower in good faith); provided that a certificate of a Responsible Officer delivered to the Administrative Agent at least five (5) Business Days prior to such modification, refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension, together with a reasonably detailed description of the material terms and conditions of such resulting Indebtedness or drafts of the documentation relating thereto, stating that the Borrower has determined in good faith that such terms and conditions satisfy the foregoing requirement, shall be conclusive evidence that such terms and conditions satisfy the foregoing requirement, and (e) the primary obligor in respect of, and/or the Persons (if any) that Guarantee, the Indebtedness resulting from such modification, refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension are the primary obligor in respect of, and/or Persons (if any) that Guaranteed, the Indebtedness being modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed or extended.  For the avoidance of doubt, it is understood that a Permitted Refinancing may constitute a portion of an issuance of Indebtedness in excess of the amount of such Permitted Refinancing; provided that such excess amount is otherwise permitted to be incurred under Section 6.01.  For the avoidance of doubt, it is understood and agreed that a Permitted Refinancing includes successive Permitted Refinancings of the same Indebtedness.
 
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Permitted Second Priority Refinancing Debt” means any secured Indebtedness incurred by the Borrower or any Loan Party in the form of one or more series of junior lien secured notes or junior lien secured loans; provided that (i) such Indebtedness is secured by a Lien on the Collateral ranking junior in priority to the Lien on the Collateral securing the Secured Obligations and is not secured by any property or assets of the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary other than the Collateral, (ii) such Indebtedness constitutes Credit Agreement Refinancing Indebtedness in respect of Loans (including portions of Classes of Loans or Other Loans), (iii) such Indebtedness (other than Customary Bridge Loans) does not have mandatory redemption features (other than Customary Exceptions) that could result in redemptions of such Indebtedness prior to the maturity of the Refinanced Debt (it being understood that the Borrower and Loan Parties shall be permitted to make any AHYDO “catch up” payments, if applicable) and (iv) a Senior Representative acting on behalf of the holders of such Indebtedness shall have become party to a Second Lien Intercreditor Agreement.  Permitted Second Priority Refinancing Debt will include any Registered Equivalent Notes issued in exchange therefor.
 
Permitted Transferees” means, with respect to any Person that is a natural person (and any Permitted Transferee of such Person), (a) such Person’s Immediate Family Members, including his or her spouse, ex-spouse, children, step-children and their respective lineal descendants and (b) without duplication with any of the foregoing, such Person’s heirs, legatees, executors and/or administrators upon the death of such Person and any other Person who was an Affiliate of such Person upon the death of such Person and who, upon such death, directly or indirectly owned Equity Interests in Holdings.
 
Permitted Unsecured Refinancing Debt” means unsecured Indebtedness incurred by the Borrower or any Loan Party in the form of one or more series of senior unsecured notes or loans; provided that (i) such Indebtedness constitutes Credit Agreement Refinancing Indebtedness in respect of Loans (including portions of Classes of Loans or Other Loans), (ii) such Indebtedness (other than Customary Bridge Loans) does not have mandatory redemption features (other than Customary Exceptions) that could result in redemptions of such Indebtedness prior to the maturity of the Refinanced Debt (it being understood that the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries shall be permitted to make any AHYDO “catch up” payments, if applicable) and (iii) such Indebtedness is not secured by any Lien on any property or assets of the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary.  Permitted Unsecured Refinancing Debt will include any Registered Equivalent Notes issued in exchange therefor.
 
Person” means any natural person, corporation, limited liability company, trust, joint venture, association, company, partnership, Governmental Authority or other entity.
 
Plan” means any “employee pension benefit plan” as defined in Section 3(2) of ERISA (other than a Multiemployer Plan) that is subject to the provisions of Title IV of ERISA or Section 412 of the Code or Section 302 of ERISA, and in respect of which a Loan Party or any ERISA Affiliate is (or, if such plan were terminated, would under Section 4069 of ERISA be deemed to be) an “employer” as defined in Section 3(5) of ERISA.
 
Planned Expenditures” has the meaning assigned to such term in clause (b) of the definition of the term “ECF Deductions”.
 
Platform” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 5.01.
 
Post-Transaction Period” means, with respect to any Specified Transaction, the period beginning on the date on which such Specified Transaction is consummated and ending on the last day of the eighth full consecutive fiscal quarter of the Borrower immediately following the date on which such Specified Transaction is consummated.
 
Prepayment Event” means:
 
(a)         any sale, transfer or other Disposition pursuant to Section 6.05(k) of any property or asset of the Borrower or any of the Restricted Subsidiaries (other than Dispositions resulting in aggregate Net Proceeds not exceeding the greater of (x) $20,000,000 and (y) 15% of Consolidated EBITDA for the most recently ended Test Period as of such time determined on a Pro Forma Basis in the case of any single transaction or series of related transactions) (each such event, an “Asset Sale Prepayment Event”); or
 
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(b)          the incurrence by the Borrower or any of the Restricted Subsidiaries of any Indebtedness, other than Indebtedness permitted under Section 6.01 (other than Permitted Unsecured Refinancing Debt, Permitted First Priority Refinancing Debt, Permitted Second Priority Refinancing Debt and Other Term Loans resulting from a Refinancing Amendment) or permitted by the Required Lenders pursuant to Section 9.02.
 
Present Fair Saleable Value” means the amount that could be obtained by an independent willing seller from an independent willing buyer if the assets of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries taken as a whole are sold with reasonable promptness in an arm’s-length transaction under present conditions for the sale of comparable business enterprises insofar as such conditions can be reasonably evaluated.
 
primary obligor” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of “Guarantee.”
 
Prime Rate” means the rate of interest per annum publicly announced from time to time by the Administrative Agent as its “prime rate”; each change in the Prime Rate shall be effective from and including the date such change is publicly announced as being effective.
 
Pro Forma Adjustment” means, for any Test Period, any adjustment to Consolidated EBITDA made in accordance with clause (b) of the definition of that term.
 
Pro Forma Basis,” “Pro Forma Compliance” and “Pro Forma Effect” means, with respect to compliance with any test, financial ratio or covenant (including, without limitation, any Incurrence-Based Amount or any Fixed Amount) hereunder required by the terms of this Agreement to be made on a Pro Forma Basis, that (a) to the extent applicable, the Pro Forma Adjustment shall have been made and (b) all Specified Transactions and the following transactions in connection therewith that have been made during the applicable period of measurement or subsequent to such period and prior to or simultaneously with the event for which the calculation is made shall be deemed to have occurred as of the first day of the applicable period of measurement in such test, financial ratio or covenant:  (i) income statement items (whether positive or negative) attributable to the property or Person subject to such Specified Transaction, (A) in the case of a Disposition of Equity Interests in a Restricted Subsidiary such that such entity is no longer a Restricted Subsidiary or any division, business unit, line of business or product line of the Borrower or any of the Restricted Subsidiaries, shall be excluded, and (B) in the case of a Permitted Acquisition or Investment described in the definition of “Specified Transaction,” shall be included, (ii) any retirement or repayment of Indebtedness, (iii) any Indebtedness incurred or assumed by the Borrower or any of the Restricted Subsidiaries in connection therewith (but without giving effect to any concurrent incurrence of any Indebtedness pursuant to any Fixed Amount or Consolidated EBITDA grower basket or under any Revolving Credit Facility) and if such Indebtedness has a floating or formula rate, shall have an implied rate of interest for the applicable period for purposes of this definition determined by utilizing the rate that is or would be in effect with respect to such Indebtedness as at the relevant date of determination and (iv) Available Cash shall be calculated on the date of the consummation of the Specified Transaction after giving pro forma effect to such Specified Transaction (other than, for the avoidance of doubt, the cash proceeds of any Indebtedness the incurrence of which is a Specified Transaction or that is incurred to finance such Specified Transaction); provided that, without limiting the application of the Pro Forma Adjustment pursuant to clause (a) above, the foregoing pro forma adjustments may be applied to any such test, financial ratio or covenant solely to the extent that such adjustments are consistent with the definition of “Consolidated EBITDA” (and subject to the provisions set forth in clause (b) thereof) and give effect to events (including Run Rate Benefits) that are (i) (x) directly attributable to such transaction, (y) expected to have a continuing impact on the Borrower or any of the Restricted Subsidiaries and (z) factually supportable or (ii) otherwise consistent with the definition of “Pro Forma Adjustment”.
 
Pro Forma Disposal Adjustment” means, for any four-quarter period that includes all or a portion of a fiscal quarter included in any Post-Transaction Period with respect to any Sold Entity or Business, the pro forma increase or decrease in Consolidated EBITDA projected by the Borrower in good faith as a result of contractual arrangements between the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary entered into with such Sold Entity or Business at the time of its disposal or within the Post-Transaction Period and which represent an increase or decrease in Consolidated EBITDA which is incremental to the Disposed EBITDA of such Sold Entity or Business for the most recent Test Period prior to its disposal.
 
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Pro Forma Entity” means any Acquired Entity or Business or any Converted Restricted Subsidiary.
 
Proposed Change” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.02(c).
 
PTE” means a prohibited transaction class exemption issued by the U.S. Department of Labor, as any such exemption may be amended from time to time.
 
Public Company Costs” means costs relating to compliance with the provisions of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and the Exchange Act (and any similar Requirement of Law under any other applicable jurisdiction), as applicable to companies with equity or debt securities held by the public, the rules of national securities exchange companies with listed equity or debt securities, directors’ or managers’ and employees’ compensation, fees and expense reimbursement, costs relating to investor relations, shareholder meetings and reports to shareholders or debtholders, directors’ and officers’ insurance and other executive costs, legal and other professional fees, listing fees and other costs associated with being a public company.
 
Public Lender” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 5.01.
 
Purchasing Borrower Party” means Holdings or any subsidiary of Holdings.
 
QFC Credit Support” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.21.
 
Qualified Equity Interests” means Equity Interests in the Borrower, Holdings or any parent of Holdings other than, in each case, Disqualified Equity Interests.
 
Qualifying Lender” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(a)(ii)(D).
 
Rating Agency” means any of (a) Moody’s, (b) S&P or (c) Fitch.
 
Receivables Subsidiary” means any Special Purpose Entity established in connection with a Permitted Receivables Financing and any other subsidiary (other than any Loan Party) involved in a Permitted Receivables Financing which is not permitted by the terms of such Permitted Receivables Financing to guarantee the Loan Document Obligations or provide Collateral.
 
Refinanced Debt” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of “Credit Agreement Refinancing Indebtedness.”
 
Refinancing Amendment” means an amendment to this Agreement executed by each of (a) the Borrower and Holdings, (b) the Administrative Agent and (c) each Additional Lender and Lender that agrees to provide all or any portion of the Credit Agreement Refinancing Indebtedness being incurred pursuant thereto, in accordance with Section 2.21.
 
Register” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.04(b)(iv).
 
Registered Equivalent Notes” means, with respect to any notes originally issued in a Rule 144A or other private placement transaction under the Securities Act of 1933, substantially identical notes (having substantially the same Guarantees) issued in a dollar-for-dollar exchange therefor pursuant to an exchange offer registered with the SEC.
 
Regulated Bank” means an Approved Bank that is (i) a U.S. depository institution the deposits of which are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; (ii) a corporation organized under section 25A of the U.S. Federal Reserve Act of 1913; (iii) a branch, agency or commercial lending company of a foreign bank operating pursuant to approval by and under the supervision of the Board under 12 CFR part 211; (iv) a non-U.S. branch of a foreign bank managed and controlled by a U.S. branch referred to in clause (iii); or (v) any other U.S. or non-U.S. depository institution or any branch, agency or similar office thereof supervised by a bank regulatory authority in any jurisdiction.
 
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Related Business Assets” means assets (other than cash or Permitted Investments) used or useful in a Similar Business (which may consist of securities of a Person, including the Equity Interests of any Subsidiary (other than the Borrower)).
 
Related Parties” means, with respect to any specified Person, such Person’s Affiliates and the partners, directors, officers, employees, trustees, agents, controlling persons, advisors, attorneys and other representatives of such Person and of each of such Person’s Affiliates and successors and permitted assigns.
 
Release” means any release, spill, emission, leaking, dumping, injection, pouring, deposit, disposal, discharge, dispersal, leaching or migration into the environment (including ambient air, surface water, groundwater, land surface or subsurface strata) and including the environment within any building or other structure.
 
Relevant Governmental Body” means the Federal Reserve Board and/or the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, or a committee officially endorsed or convened by the Federal Reserve Board and/or the Federal Reserve Bank of New York for the purpose of recommending a benchmark rate to replace LIBOR in loan agreements similar to this Agreement.
 
Removal Effective Date” has the meaning assigned to such term in Article VIII.
 
Repricing Transaction” means (a) the incurrence by the Borrower of any Indebtedness, other than any Indebtedness incurred in connection with any transaction that would, if consummated, constitute a Change in Control, a Material Acquisition, a Material Disposition or an increase in the aggregate principal amount of Term Loans (including by adding a new Class of Term Loans), in the form of a dollar-denominated term B loan that is broadly marketed or syndicated to banks and other institutional investors and that is secured on a pari passu basis with the Term Loans (i) having an Effective Yield for the respective Type of such Indebtedness that is less than the Effective Yield for the Term Loans of the respective equivalent Type, and (ii) the proceeds of which are used to prepay (or, in the case of a conversion, deemed to prepay or replace), in whole or in part, outstanding principal of Term Loans or (b) any effective reduction in the Effective Yield for the Term Loans (e.g., by way of amendment, waiver or otherwise), except for a reduction in connection with any transaction that would, if consummated, constitute a Change in Control, a Material Acquisition, a Material Disposition or an increase in the aggregate principal amount of Term Loans (including by adding a new Class of Term Loans).  Any determination by the Administrative Agent with respect to whether a Repricing Transaction shall have occurred shall be conclusive and binding on all Lenders holding the Term Loans.
 
Required Additional Debt Terms” means with respect to any Indebtedness, (a) except with respect to Customary Bridge Loans and except with respect to an amount equal to the Maturity Carveout Amount at such time, such Indebtedness does not mature earlier than the Latest Maturity Date, (b) such Indebtedness (other than Customary Bridge Loans) does not have mandatory redemption features (other than Customary Exceptions) that could result in redemptions of such Indebtedness prior to the Latest Maturity Date (it being understood that Holdings, the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries shall be permitted to make any AHYDO “catch up” payments, if applicable), (c) any such Indebtedness that is secured is subject to the relevant Intercreditor Agreement(s) and (d) the terms and conditions of such Indebtedness (excluding interest rate (including whether such interest is payable in cash or in kind), pricing, interest rate margins, rate floors, discounts, fees, premiums and prepayment or redemption provisions) either (I) are not materially more favorable (when taken as a whole) to the lenders or investors providing such Indebtedness than the terms and conditions of this Agreement (when taken as a whole) are to the Lenders (it being understood that, to the extent that any financial maintenance covenant or any other covenant is added for the benefit of any Indebtedness, no consent shall be required by the Administrative Agent or any of the Lenders if such financial maintenance covenant or other covenant is either (i) also added for the benefit of any corresponding Loans remaining outstanding after the issuance or incurrence of any such Indebtedness in connection therewith or (ii) only applicable after the Latest Maturity Date at such time), (II) include covenants or other provisions applicable only to periods after the Latest Maturity Date at such time) or (III) reflect market terms and conditions (taken as a whole) at the time of incurrence of such Indebtedness (as determined by the Borrower in good faith); provided that a certificate of a Responsible Officer delivered to the Administrative Agent at least five (5) Business Days prior to the incurrence of such Indebtedness, together with a reasonably detailed description of the material terms and conditions of such resulting Indebtedness or drafts of the documentation relating thereto, stating that the Borrower has determined in good faith that such terms and conditions satisfy the foregoing requirement, shall be conclusive evidence that such terms and conditions satisfy the foregoing requirement.
 
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Required Class Lenders” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.02(b).
 
Required Lenders” means, at any time, Lenders having Revolving Exposures, Term Loans and unused Commitments representing more than 50.0% of the aggregate Revolving Exposures, outstanding Term Loans and unused Commitments at such time; provided that (a) the Revolving Exposures, Term Loans and unused Commitments of the Borrower or any Affiliate thereof (other than an Affiliated Debt Fund) and (b) whenever there are one or more Defaulting Lenders, the total outstanding Term Loans and Revolving Exposures of, and the unused Revolving Commitments of, each Defaulting Lender, shall, in each case of clauses (a) and (b), be excluded for purposes of making a determination of Required Lenders.
 
Required Revolving Lenders” means, at any time, Revolving Lenders having Revolving Exposures and unused Revolving Commitments representing more than 50.0% of the aggregate Revolving Exposures and unused Revolving Commitments at such time; provided that (a) the Revolving Exposures and unused Revolving Commitments of the Borrower or any Affiliate thereof and (b) whenever there are one or more Defaulting Lenders, the total outstanding Revolving Exposures of, and the unused Revolving Commitments of, each Defaulting Lender, shall, in each case of clauses (a) and (b), be excluded for purposes of making a determination of Required Revolving Lenders.
 
Required Term Loan Lenders” means, at any time, Lenders having Term Loans representing more than 50% of the aggregate outstanding Term Loans at such time; provided that (a) the Term Loans of the Borrower or any Affiliate thereof (other than an Affiliated Debt Fund) and (b) whenever there are one or more Defaulting Lenders, the total outstanding Term Loans of each Defaulting Lender, shall, in each case of clauses (a) and (b), be excluded purposes of making a determination of Required Term Loan Lenders.
 
Requirements of Law” means, with respect to any Person, any statutes, laws, treaties, rules, regulations, official administrative pronouncements, orders, decrees, writs, injunctions or determinations of any arbitrator or court or other Governmental Authority, in each case applicable to or binding upon such Person or any of its property or to which such Person or any of its property is subject.
 
Resignation Effective Date” has the meaning assigned to such term in Article VIII.
 
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, chief financial officer, president, vice president, general counsel, treasurer or assistant treasurer or other similar officer, manager or a director of a Loan Party and with respect to certain limited liability companies, partnerships or other Loan Parties that do not have officers, any director, manager, sole member, managing member or general partner thereof, and as to any document delivered on the Effective Date or thereafter pursuant to paragraph (a) of the definition of the term “Collateral and Guarantee Requirement,” any secretary or assistant secretary of any Loan Party and, solely for purposes of notices given pursuant to Article II, any other officer 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 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 Debt Payment” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 6.08(b).
 
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Restricted Payment” means any dividend or other distribution (whether in cash, securities or other property) with respect to any Equity Interests in the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary, or any payment (whether in cash, securities or other property), including any sinking fund or similar deposit, on account of the purchase, redemption, retirement, acquisition, cancellation or termination of any Equity Interests in the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary or any option, warrant or other right to acquire any such Equity Interests.
 
Restricted Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary other than an Unrestricted Subsidiary.
 
Retained Declined Proceeds” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(e).
 
Retained Asset Sale Proceeds” means that portion of Net Proceeds of a Prepayment Event pursuant to clause (a) of such definition not required to be applied to prepay the Loans pursuant to Section 2.11(c) due to the Disposition/Debt Percentage being less than 100%.
 
Revolving Acceleration” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 7.01.
 
Revolving Availability Period” means the period from and including the Effective Date to but excluding the earlier of the Revolving Maturity Date and the date of termination of the Revolving Commitments.
 
Revolving Commitment” means, with respect to each Lender, the commitment, if any, of such Lender to make Revolving Loans and to acquire participations in Letters of Credit hereunder, expressed as an amount representing the maximum possible aggregate amount of such Lender’s Revolving Exposure hereunder, as such commitment may be (a) reduced from time to time pursuant to Section 2.08 and (b) reduced or increased from time to time pursuant to (i) assignments by or to such Lender pursuant to an Assignment and Assumption or (ii) a Refinancing Amendment, Incremental Facility Amendment or a Loan Modification Agreement.  The initial amount of each Lender’s Revolving Commitment is set forth on Schedule 2.01(b), or in the Assignment and Assumption, Incremental Facility Amendment, Loan Modification Agreement or Refinancing Amendment pursuant to which such Lender shall have assumed its Revolving Commitment, as the case may be.  The initial aggregate amount of the Lenders’ Revolving Commitments as of the Effective Date is $190,000,000.
 
Revolving Credit Facility” means the Revolving Commitments and the provisions herein related to the Revolving Loans and Letters of Credit.
 
Revolving Exposure” means, with respect to any Revolving Lender at any time, the sum of the Dollar Equivalent of the outstanding principal amount of such Revolving Lender’s Revolving Loans and its LC Exposure at such time.
 
Revolving Lender” means a Lender with a Revolving Commitment or, if the Revolving Commitments have terminated or expired, a Lender with Revolving Exposure.
 
Revolving Loan” means a Loan made pursuant to clause (b) of Section 2.01.
 
Revolving Maturity Date” means July 6, 2026 (or, with respect to any Revolving Lender that has extended its Revolving Commitment pursuant to a Permitted Amendment, the extended maturity date set forth in any such Loan Modification Agreement).
 
Run Rate Benefits” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of “Consolidated EBITDA.”
 
S&P” means S&P Global Ratings and any successor to its rating agency business.
 
Sale Leaseback” means any transaction or series of related transactions pursuant to which the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary (a) sells, transfers or otherwise disposes of any property, real or personal, whether now owned or hereafter acquired, and (b) as part of such transaction, thereafter rents or leases such property or other property that it intends to use for substantially the same purpose or purposes as the property being sold, transferred or disposed of.
 
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Sanctions” means economic sanctions administered or enforced by the United States Government (including without limitation, sanctions enforced by OFAC), the United Nations Security Council, the European Union or Her Majesty’s Treasury.
 
SEC” means the Securities and Exchange Commission or any Governmental Authority succeeding to any of its principal functions.
 
Second Lien Intercreditor Agreement” means the First Lien/Second Lien Intercreditor Agreement substantially in the form of Exhibit F or any other intercreditor agreement reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Borrower.
 
Secured Cash Management Obligations” means the due and punctual payment and performance of all obligations of Holdings, the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries in respect of any overdraft, reimbursement and related liabilities arising from treasury, depository, cash pooling arrangements and cash management services, corporate credit and purchasing cards and related programs, letters of credit or any automated clearing house transfers of funds (collectively, “Cash Management Services”) provided to Holdings, the Borrower or any Subsidiary (whether absolute or contingent and howsoever and whenever created, arising, evidenced or acquired (including all renewals, extensions and modifications thereof and substitutions therefor)) that are (a) owed to the Administrative Agent or any of its Affiliates, (b) owed on the Effective Date to a Person that is a Lender or an Affiliate of a Lender as of the Effective Date, (c) owed to a Person that is an Agent, a Lender or an Affiliate of an Agent or Lender at the time such obligations are incurred or (d) owed to any other Person identified by the Borrower to the Administrative Agent; it being understood that each such provider of such Cash Management Services to Holdings, the Borrower or any Subsidiary shall be deemed (i) to appoint the Administrative Agent and the Collateral Agent as its agents under the applicable Loan Documents and (ii) to agree to be bound by the provisions of Article VIII, Section 9.03, Section 9.09 and any applicable Intercreditor Agreement as if it were a Lender; provided that the Dollar Equivalent of the aggregate face amount of letters of credit issued and outstanding constituting Cash Management Services shall not at any time exceed $5,000,000.
 
Secured Leverage Ratio” means, on any date, the ratio of (a) Consolidated Secured Debt as of such date to (b) Consolidated EBITDA for the Test Period as of such date.
 
Secured Obligations” means (a) the Loan Document Obligations, (b) the Secured Cash Management Obligations and (c) the Secured Swap Obligations (excluding with respect to any Loan Party, Excluded Swap Obligations of such Loan Party).
 
Secured Parties” means (a) each Lender and Issuing Bank, (b) the Administrative Agent and the Collateral Agent, (c) each Joint Bookrunner, (d) each Person to whom any Secured Cash Management Obligations are owed, (e) each counterparty to any Swap Agreement the obligations under which constitute Secured Swap Obligations and (f) the permitted successors and assigns of each of the foregoing.
 
Secured Swap Obligations” means all obligations of Holdings, the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries under each Swap Agreement that (a) is with a counterparty that is the Administrative Agent or any of its Affiliates, (b) is in effect on the Effective Date with a counterparty that is a Lender, an Agent or an Affiliate of a Lender or an Agent as of the Effective Date, (c) is entered into after the Effective Date with any counterparty that is a Lender, an Agent or an Affiliate of a Lender or an Agent at the time such Swap Agreement is entered into or (d) is entered into with any other Person specified by the Borrower to the Administrative Agent in writing from time to time, in each case, to the extent designated in writing as a Secured Swap Obligation by the Borrower to the Administrative Agent (unless otherwise constituting a Secured Swap Obligation immediately prior to the Effective Date); it being understood that each such provider of such Secured Swap Obligations to Holdings, the Borrower or any Subsidiary shall be deemed (i) to appoint the Administrative Agent and the Collateral Agent as its agents under the applicable Loan Documents and (ii) to agree to be bound by the provisions of Article VIII, Section 9.03, Section 9.09 and any applicable Intercreditor Agreement as if it were a Lender.
 
Security Documents” means the Collateral Agreement and each other security agreement or pledge agreement executed and delivered pursuant to the Collateral and Guarantee Requirement, Section 4.01(f), Section 5.11, Section 5.12 or Section 5.14 to secure any of the Secured Obligations.
 
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Senior Representative” means, with respect to any series of Permitted First Priority Refinancing Debt, Permitted Second Priority Refinancing Debt or other Indebtedness, the trustee, administrative agent, collateral agent, security agent or similar agent under the indenture or agreement pursuant to which such Indebtedness is issued, incurred or otherwise obtained, as the case may be, and each of their successors in such capacities.
 
Significant Subsidiary” means any Restricted Subsidiary that, or any group of Restricted Subsidiaries that, taken together, as of the last day of the fiscal quarter of the Borrower most recently ended for which financial statements are available, had revenues or total assets for such quarter in excess of 10.0% of the consolidated revenues or total assets, as applicable, of the Borrower for such quarter.
 
Similar Business” means any business conducted or proposed to be conducted by Holdings, the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries on the Effective Date or any business that is similar, reasonably related, synergistic, incidental, or ancillary thereto.
 
SOFR” means, with respect to any day, the secured overnight financing rate published for such day by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, as the administrator of the benchmark (or a successor administrator) on the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s website (or any successor source) and, in each case, that has been selected or recommended by the Relevant Governmental Body.
 
SOFR-Based Rate” means SOFR or Term SOFR.
 
Sold Entity or Business” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of “Consolidated EBITDA.”
 
Solicited Discount Proration” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(a)(ii)(D).
 
Solicited Discounted Prepayment Amount” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(a)(ii)(D).
 
Solicited Discounted Prepayment Notice” means an irrevocable written notice of a Borrower Solicitation of Discounted Prepayment Offers made pursuant to Section 2.11(a)(ii)(D) substantially in the form of Exhibit M.
 
Solicited Discounted Prepayment Offer” means the irrevocable written offer by each Lender, substantially in the form of Exhibit N, submitted following the Administrative Agent’s receipt of a Solicited Discounted Prepayment Notice.
 
Solicited Discounted Prepayment Response Date” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(a)(ii)(D).
 
Solvent” means (a) the Fair Value of the assets of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis taken as a whole exceeds their Liabilities, (b) the Present Fair Saleable Value of the assets of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis taken as a whole exceeds their Liabilities, (c) the Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis taken as a whole after consummation of the Transactions is a going concern and has sufficient capital to reasonably ensure that it will continue to be a going concern for the period from the date hereof through the Latest Maturity Date taking into account the nature of, and the needs and anticipated needs for capital of, the particular business or businesses conducted or to be conducted by the Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis as reflected in the projected financial statements and in light of the anticipated credit capacity and (d) for the period from the date hereof through the Latest Maturity Date, the Borrower and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis taken as a whole will have sufficient assets and cash flow to pay their Liabilities as those liabilities mature or (in the case of contingent Liabilities) otherwise become payable, in light of business conducted or anticipated to be conducted by the Borrower and its Subsidiaries as reflected in the projected financial statements and in light of the anticipated credit capacity.
 
Special Purpose Entity” means a direct or indirect subsidiary of Holdings, whose organizational documents contain restrictions on its purpose and activities and impose requirements intended to preserve its separateness from Holdings and/or one or more Subsidiaries of Holdings.
 
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Specified Discount” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(a)(ii)(B).
 
Specified Discount Prepayment Amount” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(a)(ii)(B).
 
Specified Discount Prepayment Notice” means an irrevocable written notice of a Borrower Offer of Specified Discount Prepayment made pursuant to Section 2.11(a)(ii)(B) substantially in the form of Exhibit I.
 
Specified Discount Prepayment Response” means the irrevocable written response by each Lender, substantially in the form of Exhibit J, to a Specified Discount Prepayment Notice.
 
Specified Discount Prepayment Response Date” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(a)(ii)(B).
 
Specified Discount Proration” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(a)(ii)(B).
 
Specified Transaction” means, with respect to any period, any Investment (including any Permitted Acquisition), Disposition, incurrence or repayment of Indebtedness, Restricted Payment, subsidiary designation, New Project or other event that by the terms of the Loan Documents requires “Pro Forma Compliance” with a test or covenant hereunder or requires such test or covenant to be calculated on a “Pro Forma Basis.”
 
Sponsors” means (a) collectively Silver Lake Alpine, L.P. and Silver Lake Alpine (Offshore), L.P., together with their Affiliates and any funds, partnerships or other co-investment vehicles managed, advised or controlled by any of the foregoing or any of their respective Affiliates, and (b) Providence Strategic Growth Capital Partners L.L.C., together with its Affiliates and any funds, partnerships or other co-investment vehicles managed, advised or controlled by any of the foregoing or any of their respective Affiliates, including, without limitation, Providence Strategic Growth II L.P., Providence Strategic Growth II-A L.P., Providence Strategic Growth III L.P., Providence Strategic Growth III-A L.P. and PSG PS Co-Investors L.P.
 
Spot Rate” for a currency means the rate determined by the Administrative Agent or Issuing Bank, as applicable, 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 one Business Day prior to the date as of which the foreign exchange computation is made; provided that the Administrative Agent or Issuing Bank may obtain such spot rate from another financial institution designated by the Administrative Agent or Issuing Bank if the Person acting in such capacity does not have as of the date of determination a spot buying rate for any such currency; and provided, further, that an Issuing Bank may use such spot rate quoted on the date as of which the foreign exchange computation is made in the case of any Letter of Credit denominated in currency other than dollars.
 
SPV” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.04(e).
 
Standstill Period” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 7.01(d).
 
Starter Basket” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of “Available Amount.”
 
Statutory Reserve Rate” means, with respect to any currency, a fraction (expressed as a decimal), the numerator of which is the number one and the denominator of which is the number one minus the aggregate of the maximum reserve, liquid asset or similar percentages (including any marginal, special, emergency or supplemental reserves) expressed as a decimal established by any Governmental Authority of the United States or of the jurisdiction of such currency or any jurisdiction in which Loans in such currency are made to which banks in such jurisdiction are subject for any category of deposits or liabilities customarily used to fund loans in such currency or by reference to which interest rates applicable to Loans in such currency are determined.  Such reserve, liquid asset or similar percentages shall include those imposed pursuant to Regulation D of the Board of Governors, and, if any Lender is required to comply with the requirements of The Bank of England and/or the Prudential Regulation Authority (or any authority that replaces any of the functions thereof), the requirements of the European Central Bank.  Eurocurrency Loans shall be deemed to be subject to such reserve, liquid asset or similar requirements without benefit of or credit for proration, exemptions or offsets that may be available from time to time to any Lender under Regulation D or any other applicable law, rule or regulation.  The Statutory Reserve Rate shall be adjusted automatically on and as of the effective date of any change in any reserve percentage.
 
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Submitted Amount” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(a)(ii)(C).
 
Submitted Discount” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(a)(ii)(C).
 
subsidiary” means, with respect to any Person (the “parent”) at any date (a) any corporation, limited liability company, partnership, association or other entity of which securities or other ownership interests representing more than 50% of the equity or more than 50% of the ordinary voting power or, in the case of a partnership, more than 50% of the general partnership interests are, as of such date, owned, controlled or held and (b) at the option of the Borrower, any other corporation, limited liability company, partnership, association or other entity the accounts of which would be consolidated with those the parent in the parent’s consolidated financial statements if such financial statements were prepared in accordance with GAAP.
 
Subsidiary” means any subsidiary of the Borrower.
 
Subsidiary Loan Party” means (a) each Subsidiary of the Borrower that is a party to the Guarantee Agreement and (b) any other Restricted Subsidiary that may be designated by the Borrower (by way of delivering to the Collateral Agent a supplement to the Collateral Agreement and a supplement to the Guarantee Agreement, in each case, duly executed by such Subsidiary) in its sole discretion from time to time to be a guarantor in respect of the Secured Obligations, whereupon such Subsidiary shall be obligated to comply with the other requirements of Section 5.11 as if it were newly acquired and not an Excluded Subsidiary, in each case unless it ceases to be a Subsidiary Loan Party in accordance with this Agreement.
 
Successor Borrower” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 6.03(d).
 
Successor Holdings” means, if Holdings merges, amalgamates or consolidates with any other Person, either (A) Holdings, if Holdings shall be the continuing or surviving Person, or (B) if the Person formed by or surviving any such merger, amalgamation or consolidation is not Holdings or is a Person into which Holdings has been liquidated, such other Person so long as (1) the Successor Holdings shall expressly assume all the obligations of Holdings under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents to which Holdings is a party pursuant to a supplement hereto or thereto in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, (2) each Loan Party other than Holdings unless it is the other party to such merger, amalgamation or consolidation, shall have reaffirmed, pursuant to an agreement in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, that its Guarantee of and grant of any Liens as security for the Secured Obligations shall apply to the Successor Holdings’ obligations under this Agreement, (3) the Successor Holdings shall, immediately following such merger, amalgamation or consolidation, directly or indirectly own all Subsidiaries owned by Holdings immediately prior to such transaction, (4) Holdings shall have delivered to the Administrative Agent a certificate of a Responsible Officer and an opinion of counsel, each stating that such merger, amalgamation or consolidation complies with this Agreement; provided that if the foregoing requirements are satisfied, the Successor Holdings will succeed to, and be substituted for, Holdings under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents; provided further that Holdings agrees to use commercially reasonable efforts to provide any documentation and other information about the Successor Holdings as shall have been reasonably requested in writing by any the Lender through the Administrative Agent that such Lender shall have reasonably determined is required by regulatory authorities under applicable “know your customer” and anti-money laundering rules and regulations, including Title III of the USA Patriot Act and the Beneficial Ownership Regulation.
 
Supported QFC” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.21.
 
Swap” means any agreement, contract, or transaction that constitutes a “swap” within the meaning of section 1a(47) of the Commodity Exchange Act.
 
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Swap Agreement” 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.
 
Swap Obligation” means, with respect to any Person, any obligation to pay or perform under any Swap.
 
 “Tax Group” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 6.08(a)(xviii).
 
Taxes” means any and all present or future taxes, levies, imposts, duties, deductions, charges, fees, assessments or withholdings (including backup withholdings) imposed by any Governmental Authority, including any interest, additions to tax and penalties applicable thereto.
 
Term Commitment” means, with respect to each Term Lender, the commitment of such Term Lender to make a Term Loan hereunder on the Effective Date, expressed as an amount representing the maximum principal amount of the Term Loan to be made by such Term Lender hereunder, as such commitment may be (a) reduced from time to time pursuant to Section 2.08 and (b) reduced or increased from time to time pursuant to assignments by or to such Term Lender pursuant to an Assignment and Assumption.  The initial amount of each Term Lender’s Term Commitment is set forth on Schedule 2.01(a) or in the Assignment and Assumption pursuant to which such Term Lender shall have assumed its Term Commitment, as the case may be.  As of the date hereof, the total Term Commitment is $350,000,000.
 
“Term Commitment” means (x) prior to the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, the Initial Term Commitment and (y) on or after the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, the the First Additional Term Commitment.
 
Term Facility” means the Term Loans and any Incremental Term Loans or any refinancing thereof.
 
Term Lenders” means the Persons listed on Schedule 2.01(a) and any other Person that shall have become a party hereto pursuant to an Assignment and Assumption in respect of any Term Loans, an Incremental Facility Amendment in respect of any Term Loans, Loan Modification Agreement in respect of any Term Loans or a Refinancing Amendment in respect of any Term Loans, other than any such Person that ceases to be a party hereto pursuant to an Assignment and Assumption.
 
Term Loan” means a Loan made pursuant to clause (a) of Section 2.01.
 
“Term Loans” means (a) the Initial Term Loans and (b) the First Additional Term Loans.
 
Term Maturity Date” means July 6, 2028.
 
Term SOFR” means the forward-looking term rate for any period that is approximately (as reasonably determined by the Administrative Agent) as long as any of the Interest Period options set forth in the definition of “Interest Period,” that is based on SOFR and that has been selected or recommended by the Relevant Governmental Body, in each case as published on an information service as selected by the Administrative Agent from time to time in its reasonable discretion.
 
Termination Date” means the date on which (a) all Commitments shall have been terminated, (b) all Loan Document Obligations (other than in respect of contingent indemnification and contingent expense reimbursement claims not then due) have been paid in full and (c) all Letters of Credit (other than those that have been 100% Cash Collateralized or backstopped, or with respect to which other arrangements reasonably satisfactory to the applicable Issuing Bank have been made) have been cancelled or have expired (without any drawing having been made thereunder that has not been rejected or honored) and all amounts drawn or paid thereunder have been reimbursed in full.
 
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Test Period” means, at any date of determination (a) for any determination under this Agreement (other than any determination of the Applicable Rate, the commitment fee under Section 2.12 and compliance with the Financial Performance Covenant), the most recently completed four consecutive fiscal quarters of the Borrower ending on or prior to such date for which financial statements are internally available and (b) for any determination of the Applicable Rate, the commitment fee under Section 2.12 and compliance with the Financial Performance Covenant, the most recently completed four consecutive fiscal quarters of the Borrower ending on or prior to such date for which financial statements have been (or were required to have been) delivered pursuant to Section 5.01(a) or 5.01(b); provided that, prior to the first date after the Effective Date on which financial statements are internally available or have been delivered pursuant to Section 5.01(a) or 5.01(b), as applicable, the Test Period in effect shall be the period of four consecutive fiscal quarters of the Borrower ended March 31, 2021.
 
Total Leverage Ratio” means, on any date, the ratio of (a) Consolidated Net Debt as of such date to (b) Consolidated EBITDA for the Test Period as of such date.
 
Transactions” means, collectively, (a) the IPO, (b) the Effective Date Refinancing, (c) the funding of the Term Loans on the Effective Date and the consummation of the other transactions contemplated by this Agreement, (d) the consummation of any other transactions in connection with the foregoing and (e) the payment of the fees and expenses incurred in connection with any of the foregoing (including the Transaction Costs).
 
 “Transaction Costs” means any fees or expenses incurred or paid by the Sponsors, the Management Investors, Holdings, the Borrower or any Subsidiary in connection with the Transactions, this Agreement and the other Loan Documents and the transactions contemplated hereby and thereby.
 
Type,” when used in reference to any Loan or Borrowing, refers to whether the rate of interest on such Loan, or on the Loans comprising such Borrowing, is determined by reference to the Adjusted LIBO Rate or the Alternate Base Rate.
 
UCC” or “Uniform Commercial Code” means the Uniform Commercial Code as in effect from time to time in the State of New York; provided, however, that, at any time, if by reason of mandatory provisions of law, any or all of the perfection or priority of the Collateral Agent’s security interest in any item or portion of the Collateral is governed by the Uniform Commercial Code as in effect in a U.S. jurisdiction other than the State of New York, the term “UCC” shall mean the Uniform Commercial Code as in effect, at such time, in such other jurisdiction for purposes of the provisions hereof relating to such perfection or priority and for purposes of definitions relating to such provisions.
 
UK Financial Institution” means any BRRD Undertaking (as such term is defined under the PRA Rulebook (as amended from 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.
 
UCP” means the Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits, International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC”) Publication No. 600 (or such later version as may be in effect at the time of issuance).
 
 “Unrestricted Subsidiary” means (a) any Subsidiary (other than the Borrower) designated by the Borrower as an Unrestricted Subsidiary pursuant to Section 5.15 subsequent to the Effective Date and (b) any Subsidiary of any such Unrestricted Subsidiary.
 
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USA Patriot Act” means the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001, as amended from time to time.
 
U.S. Bankruptcy Code” means Title 11 of the United State Code, as amended, or any similar federal or state law for the relief of debtors.
 
U.S. Special Resolution Regimes” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.21.
 
U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.17(e).
 
Vehicles” means all railcars, cars, trucks, trailers, construction and earth moving equipment and other vehicles, in each case, covered by a certificate of title law of any state and all tires and other appurtenances to any of the foregoing.
 
Voting Equity Interests” means Equity Interests that are entitled to vote generally for the election of directors to the Board of Directors of the issuer thereof.  Shares of preferred stock that have the right to elect one or more directors to the Board of Directors of the issuer thereof only upon the occurrence of a breach or default by such issuer thereunder shall not be considered Voting Equity Interests as long as the directors that may be elected to the Board of Directors of the issuer upon the occurrence of such a breach or default represent a minority of the aggregate voting power of all directors of Board of Directors of the issuer.  The percentage of Voting Equity Interests of any issuer thereof beneficially owned by a Person shall be determined by reference to the percentage of the aggregate voting power of all Voting Equity Interests of such issuer that are represented by the Voting Equity Interests beneficially owned by 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 scheduled installment, sinking fund, serial maturity or other required scheduled payments of principal, including payment at final scheduled maturity, in respect thereof, 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; provided that, for purposes of determining the Weighted Average Life to Maturity of any Indebtedness that is being modified, refinanced, refunded, renewed, replaced or extended (the “Applicable Indebtedness”), the effects of any prepayments or amortization made on such Applicable Indebtedness prior to the date of the applicable modification, refinancing, refunding, renewal, replacement or extension shall be disregarded.
 
wholly-owned subsidiary” means, with respect to any Person at any date, a subsidiary of such Person of which securities or other ownership interests representing 100% of the Equity Interests (other than (a) directors’ qualifying shares and (b) nominal shares issued to foreign nationals or other Persons to the extent required by applicable Requirements of Law) are, as of such date, owned, controlled or held by such Person or one or more wholly-owned subsidiaries of such Person or by such Person and one or more wholly-owned subsidiaries of such Person.
 
Withdrawal Liability” means liability to a Multiemployer Plan as a result of a complete or partial withdrawal from such Multiemployer Plan, as such terms are defined in Part I of Subtitle E of Title IV of ERISA.
 
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.
 
SECTION 1.02         Classification of Loans and Borrowings.  For purposes of this Agreement, Loans and Borrowings may be classified and referred to by Class (e.g., a “Term Loan”) or by Type (e.g., a “Eurocurrency Loan”) or by Class and Type (e.g., a “Eurocurrency Term Loan”).  Borrowings also may be classified and referred to by Class (e.g., a “Term Loan Borrowing”) or by Type (e.g., a “Eurocurrency Borrowing”) or by Class and Type (e.g., a “Eurocurrency Term Borrowing”).
 
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SECTION 1.03          Terms Generally.  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” are by way of example and shall be deemed to be followed by the phrase “without limitation.”  The word “or” is not exclusive.  The word “will” shall be construed to have the same meaning and effect as the word “shall.” 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”.  Unless the context requires otherwise, (a) any definition of or reference to any agreement (including this Agreement and the other Loan Documents), instrument or other document herein shall be construed as referring to such agreement, instrument or other document as from time to time amended, amended and restated, supplemented or otherwise modified (subject to any restrictions on such amendments, supplements or modifications set forth herein), (b) any reference herein to any Person shall be construed to include such Person’s successors and assigns (subject to any restrictions on assignment set forth herein) and, in the case of any Governmental Authority, any other Governmental Authority that shall have succeeded to any or all functions thereof, (c) the words “herein,” “hereof” and “hereunder,” and words of similar import, shall be construed to refer to this Agreement in its entirety and not to any particular provision hereof, (d) all references herein to Articles, Sections, Exhibits and Schedules shall be construed to refer to Articles and Sections of, and Exhibits and Schedules to, this Agreement, (e) 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 and (f) references to any law shall include all statutory and regulatory provisions consolidating, amending, replacing, supplementing or interpreting such law.
 
SECTION 1.04          Accounting Terms; GAAP; Certain Calculations.
 
(a)          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.
 
(b)       Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, for purposes of determining compliance with any test or utilization of any basket contained in this Agreement (including, without limitation, any Incurrence-Based Amount and any Fixed Amount), Consolidated EBITDA, Consolidated Total Assets, the Total Leverage Ratio, the First Lien Leverage Ratio, the Secured Leverage Ratio and the Interest Coverage Ratio, as applicable, shall be calculated on a Pro Forma Basis to give effect to the Transactions and all Specified Transactions that have been made during the applicable period of measurement or subsequent to such period and prior to or concurrently with the event for which the calculation is made and to the extent the proceeds of any new Indebtedness are to be used to repay other Indebtedness (including by repurchase, redemption, retirement, extinguishment, defeasance, discharge or pursuant to escrow or similar arrangements) no later than 60 days following the incurrence of such new Indebtedness, the Borrower shall be permitted to give Pro Forma Effect to such repayment of Indebtedness; provided that, notwithstanding the foregoing, for purposes of determining actual compliance with the Financial Performance Covenant (but not any other provision of this Agreement that requires compliance with such covenant) and the definition of “Applicable Rate”, any Specified Transaction that occurred subsequent to such period shall not be given pro forma effect.
 
(c)         Where reference is made to “the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis” or similar language, such consolidation shall not include any Subsidiaries of the Borrower other than the Restricted Subsidiaries.
 
(d)         In the event that the Borrower elects to prepare its financial statements in accordance with IFRS and such election results in a change in the method of calculation of financial covenants, standards or terms (collectively, the “Accounting Changes”) in this Agreement, the Borrower and the Administrative Agent agree to enter into good faith negotiations in order to amend such provisions of this Agreement (including the levels applicable herein to any computation of the Total Leverage Ratio, the First Lien Leverage Ratio, the Secured Leverage Ratio and the Interest Coverage Ratio) so as to reflect equitably the Accounting Changes with the desired result that the criteria for evaluating the Borrower’s financial condition shall be substantially the same after such change as if such change had not been made. Until such time as such an amendment shall have been executed and delivered by the Borrower, the Administrative Agent and the Required Lenders, all financial covenants, standards and terms in this Agreement shall continue to be calculated or construed in accordance with GAAP (as determined in good faith by a Responsible Officer of the Borrower) (it being agreed that the reconciliation between GAAP and IFRS used in such determination shall be made available to Lenders) as if such change had not occurred.
 
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(e)          For purposes of determining the permissibility of any action, change, transaction or event that requires a calculation of any financial ratio or test (including, without limitation, Section 6.10, any First Lien Leverage Ratio test, any Secured Leverage Ratio test, any Total Leverage Ratio test and/or any Interest Coverage Ratio test, the amount of Consolidated EBITDA and/or Consolidated Total Assets), such financial ratio or test shall be calculated at the time such action is taken (subject to Section 1.08), such change is made, such transaction is consummated or such event occurs, as the case may be, and no Default or Event of Default shall be deemed to have occurred solely as a result of a change in such financial ratio or test occurring after the time such action is taken, such change is made, such transaction is consummated or such event occurs, as the case may be.
 
(f)         Each Lender and the Administrative Agent hereby acknowledges and agrees that the Borrower and its Subsidiaries may be required to restate historical financial statements as the result of the implementation of changes in GAAP or IFRS, or the respective interpretation or application thereof, and that such restatements will not, solely as a result of compliance with such change in GAAP or IFRS (or such interpretation or application), result in a Default or an Event of Default under the Loan Documents.
 
(g)         Notwithstanding anything in this Agreement to the contrary (i) until such time as financial statements of the Borrower (or any applicable Parent Entity) filed with the SEC are required to reflect lease categorization in accordance with ASC 842 (Leases) (the “Lease Accounting Transition Time”), the determination of whether a lease is a Capitalized Lease or a Non-Finance Lease shall, for all purposes under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, be made without giving effect to ASC 842 (Leases) and (ii) from and after the Lease Accounting Transition Time, the determination of whether a lease is a Capitalized Lease or a Non-Finance Lease shall, for all purposes under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, be made giving effect to ASC 842 (Leases); provided that, other than for purposes of financial statements delivered pursuant to Section 5.01, the Borrower may, with respect to any Test Period ending after the Lease Accounting Transition Time, elect, by notifying the Administrative Agent in writing prior to or concurrently with the delivery of a Compliance Certificate for such Test Period pursuant to Section 5.01(d), to determine whether a lease is a Capitalized Lease or a Non-Finance Lease without giving effect to ASC 842 (Leases).
 
SECTION 1.05          Certain Calculations and Tests.
 
(a)          Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, with respect to any amounts incurred or transactions entered into (or consummated) in reliance on a provision of this Agreement (including, without limitation, Revolving Loans and, to the extent established or incurred under the Free and Clear Incremental Amount, Incremental Facilities and Incremental Equivalent Debt) that does not require compliance with a financial ratio or test (including, without limitation, Section 6.10, any First Lien Leverage Ratio test, any Secured Leverage Ratio test, any Total Leverage Ratio test and/or any Interest Coverage Ratio test) (any such amounts, the “Fixed Amounts”) substantially concurrently with any amounts incurred or transactions entered into (or consummated) in reliance on a provision of this Agreement that requires compliance with a financial ratio or test (including, without limitation, Section 6.10, any First Lien Leverage Ratio test, any Secured Leverage Ratio test, any Total Leverage Ratio test and/or any Interest Coverage Ratio test) (any such amounts, the “Incurrence-Based Amounts”), it is understood and agreed that the Fixed Amounts shall be disregarded in the calculation of the financial ratio or test applicable to the Incurrence-Based Amounts in connection with such substantially concurrent incurrence. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Section 1.05, cash proceeds of any simultaneous incurrence of Indebtedness shall be disregarded in calculating the amount of Available Cash for purposes of determining whether Indebtedness is permitted to be incurred.
 
(b)          For the avoidance of doubt, in connection with the incurrence of any Indebtedness under Section 2.20, the definitions of Required Lenders, Required Revolving Lenders and Required Term Loan Lenders shall be calculated on a Pro Forma Basis in accordance with this Section 1.04, Section 2.20 and the definition of “Incremental Cap”; provided that any waiver, amendment or modification obtained on such basis (i) will not become operative until substantially contemporaneously with the incurrence of such Indebtedness, (ii) is not required in order to avoid a covenant Default and (iii) does not affect the rights or duties under this Agreement of Lenders holding Loans or Commitments of any then outstanding Class but not the Lenders in respect of such Indebtedness to be incurred.
 
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(c)          Any reference herein or in any other Loan Document to the ranking of Liens shall be determined without regard to control of remedies.
 
(d)          For all purposes of this Agreement and the calculations subject hereto, at the Borrower’s election, the acquisition of any Person, property, business or assets (and any pro forma events to occur in connection therewith, including the assumption or incurrence of any Indebtedness or Liens and any Run Rate Benefits) shall be deemed to have “occurred” and been “consummated” upon the Borrower or any Subsidiary or entering into a binding definitive agreement or letter of intent with respect thereto, and such deemed occurrence shall continue until such transaction is actually consummated or is abandoned or such definitive agreement or letter of intent is otherwise terminated.
 
SECTION 1.06          Effectuation of Transactions.  All references herein to Holdings, the Borrower and their subsidiaries shall be deemed to be references to such Persons, and all the representations and warranties of Holdings, the Borrower and the other Loan Parties contained in this Agreement and the other Loan Documents shall be deemed made, in each case, after giving effect to the Acquisition and the other Transactions to occur on the Effective Date, unless the context otherwise requires.
 
SECTION 1.07          Currency Translation; Rates.
 
(a)          Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, for purposes of any determination under Article V, Article VI (other than Section 6.10) or Article VII or any determination under any other provision of this Agreement expressly requiring the use of a current exchange rate, all amounts incurred, outstanding or proposed to be incurred or outstanding in currencies other than dollars shall be translated into dollars at the Exchange Rate (rounded to the nearest currency unit, with 0.5 or more of a currency unit being rounded upward); provided, however, that for purposes of determining compliance with Article VI with respect to the amount of any Indebtedness, Investment, Disposition, Restricted Payment or prepayment of Indebtedness in a currency other than dollars, no Default or Event of Default shall be deemed to have occurred solely as a result of changes in rates of exchange occurring after the time such Indebtedness or Investment is incurred or Disposition, Restricted Payment or prepayment of Indebtedness made; provided that, for the avoidance of doubt, the foregoing provisions of this Section 1.07 shall otherwise apply to such Sections, including with respect to determining whether any Indebtedness or Investment may be incurred or Disposition, Restricted Payment or prepayment of Indebtedness made at any time under such Sections.  For purposes of any determination of Consolidated Total Debt, amounts in currencies other than dollars shall be translated into dollars at the currency exchange rates used in preparing the most recently delivered financial statements pursuant to Section 5.01(a) or (b) and shall give effect to any Swap Agreement relating to such Indebtedness in effect on the date of determination relating to any such currencies.  Each provision of this Agreement shall be subject to such reasonable changes of construction as the Administrative Agent may from time to time specify with the Borrower’s consent (such consent not to be unreasonably withheld) to appropriately reflect a change in currency of any country and any relevant market conventions or practices relating to such change in currency.
 
(b)          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 “LIBO Rate” or with respect to any rate that is an alternative or replacement for or successor to any of such rate (including, without limitation, any LIBOR Successor Rate) or the effect of any of the foregoing, or of any LIBOR Successor Rate Conforming Changes.
 

SECTION 1.08          Limited Condition Transactions.
 
Notwithstanding anything in this Agreement or any other Loan Document to the contrary, for purposes of:
 
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(i)          determining compliance with any provision of this Agreement (other than Section 6.10) which requires the calculation of the Interest Coverage Ratio, the Total Leverage Ratio, the Secured Leverage Ratio or the First Lien Leverage Ratio;
 
(ii)          determining the accuracy of representations and warranties and/or whether a Default or Event of Default (or any subset of Defaults or Events of Default) has occurred, is continuing or would result from an action; or
 
(iii)          testing availability under baskets set forth in this Agreement (including any baskets based on, or measured as, a percentage of Consolidated EBITDA or Consolidated Total Assets or by reference to the Available Amount or the Available Equity Amount) (including the incurrence of any Incremental Facility);
 
in each case, in connection with a Limited Condition Transaction, at the option of the Borrower (the Borrower’s election to exercise such option in connection with any Limited Condition Transaction, an “LCT Election”), with such LCT Election to be made on or prior to (a) in the case of any Limited Condition Transaction described in clause (a) of the definition of “Limited Condition Transaction,” the date of execution of, at the option of the Borrower, the definitive agreement or a letter of intent related to such Limited Condition Transaction, or (b) with respect to any Limited Condition Transaction described in clause (b) or (c) of the definition of “Limited Condition Transaction,” the date of delivery of irrevocable notice with respect thereto (provided that, in each case, the Borrower may subsequently elect to rescind such LCT Election), and the date of determination of whether any such Limited Condition Transaction (including any Specified Transaction or other action in connection therewith) is permitted hereunder shall be deemed to be the date the definitive agreement or a letter of intent for such Limited Condition Transaction are entered into or the date of delivery of irrevocable notice with respect to such Limited Condition Transaction, as applicable (the “LCT Test Date”), and if, after giving Pro Forma Effect to the Limited Condition Transaction, the Specified Transactions and the other transactions to be entered into in connection therewith (including any incurrence of Indebtedness or Liens and the use of proceeds thereof) as if they had occurred at the beginning of the most recent Test Period ending prior to the LCT Test Date, the Borrower could have taken such action on the relevant LCT Test Date in compliance with such ratio or basket, such ratio or basket shall be deemed to have been complied with; provided that, if financial statements for one or more subsequent fiscal quarters or fiscal years, as applicable, shall have become available prior to the consummation of the applicable Limited Condition Transaction, the Borrower may elect, in its sole discretion, to re-determine availability under any applicable ratio, test or basket for purposes of clause (i) and (iii) above on the basis of such financial statements, in which case such date of redetermination shall thereafter be deemed to be the applicable LCT Test Date with respect to such ratio, test or basket for purposes of clause (i) and (iii) above.
 
For the avoidance of doubt, if the Borrower has made an LCT Election and (x) any of the ratios or baskets for which compliance was determined or tested as of the LCT Test Date (including with respect to the incurrence of Indebtedness) are not satisfied as a result of fluctuations in any such ratio or basket, including due to fluctuations in Consolidated EBITDA of the Borrower or the Person subject to such Limited Condition Transaction, at or prior to the consummation of the relevant transaction or action, such baskets or ratios will not be deemed to have been unsatisfied as a result of such fluctuations; provided, however, if any ratios or baskets improve as a result of such fluctuations, such improved ratios or baskets may be utilized and (y) such ratios and other provisions need not be tested again at the time of consummation of such Limited Condition Transaction or related Specified Transactions.  If the Borrower has made an LCT Election for any Limited Condition Transaction, then in connection with any subsequent calculation of any ratio or basket availability with respect to any other Specified Transaction on or following the relevant LCT Test Date and prior to the earlier of (i) the date on which such Limited Condition Transaction is consummated or (ii) the date that the definitive agreement, letter of intent or notice, as applicable, for such Limited Condition Transaction is terminated or expires without consummation of such Limited Condition Transaction, any such ratio or basket shall be calculated on a pro forma basis assuming such Limited Condition Transaction and other transactions in connection therewith (including any incurrence of Indebtedness or Liens and the use of proceeds thereof) have been consummated.

SECTION 1.09          Cashless Rollovers.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Agreement or in any other Loan Document, to the extent that any Lender extends the maturity date of, or replaces, renews or refinances, any of its then-existing Loans with Incremental Revolving Loans, Other Revolving Loans, Incremental Term Loans, Other Term Loans or loans incurred under a new credit facility, in each case, to the extent such extension, replacement, renewal or refinancing is effected by means of a “cashless roll” by such Lender pursuant to settlement mechanisms approved by the Borrower, the Administrative Agent and such Lender, such extension, replacement, renewal or refinancing shall be deemed to comply with any requirement hereunder or any other Loan Document that such payment be made “in dollars”, “in immediately available funds”, “in cash” or any other similar requirement.
 
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SECTION 1.10          Letter of Credit Amounts.  Unless otherwise specified herein, the amount of a Letter of Credit at any time shall be deemed to be the stated amount of such Letter of Credit in effect at such time; provided, however, that with respect to any Letter of Credit that, by its terms or the terms of any other document, agreement and instrument entered into by applicable Issuing Bank and the Borrower (or any Subsidiary) or in favor of such Issuing Bank and relating to such Letter of Credit, provides for one or more automatic increases in the stated amount thereof, the amount of such Letter of Credit shall be deemed to be the maximum stated amount of such Letter of Credit after giving effect to all such increases, whether or not such maximum stated amount is in effect at such time.
 
SECTION 1.11          Times of Day; Timing of Performance.  Unless otherwise specified, all references herein to times of day shall be references to Eastern time (daylight or standard, as applicable). When the payment of any obligation or the performance of any covenant, duty or obligation is stated to be due or performance required on a day which is not a Business Day, the date of such payment (other than as described in the definition of Interest Period and in Section 2.18(a)) or performance shall extend to the immediately succeeding Business Day.
 
SECTION 1.12          Additional Alternative Currencies.  The Borrower may from time to time request that Revolving Loans be made and/or Letters of Credit be issued in a currency other than dollars; provided that such requested currency is an Eligible Currency.  Such request shall be subject to the approval of the Administrative Agent; and, in the case of any such request with respect to Revolving Loans, each Revolving Lender; and, in the case of any such request with respect to the issuance of Letters of Credit, such request shall also be subject to the approval of the applicable Issuing Banks.  Any such request shall be made to the Administrative Agent not later than 11:00 a.m., twenty (20) Business Days prior to the date of the desired Borrowing or issuance of a Letter of Credit (or such other time or date as may be reasonably agreed by the Administrative Agent and, in the case of any such request pertaining to Letters of Credit, the applicable Issuing Bank, in its or their sole discretion).  In the case of any such request pertaining to Revolving Loans, the Administrative Agent shall promptly notify each Revolving Lender of the interest rate applicable to such Eligible Currency and the minimum denominations applicable to partial prepayments (or assignments); and in the case of any such request pertaining to Letters of Credit, the Administrative Agent shall promptly notify the applicable Issuing Banks thereof.  Each Revolving Lender (in the case of a request pertaining to Revolving Loans) shall notify the Administrative Agent, not later than 11:00 a.m., ten (10) Business Days after receipt of such request whether it consents, in its sole discretion, to the making of Revolving Loans in such requested currency.  Any failure by Revolving Lender to respond to such request within the time period specified in the preceding sentence shall be deemed to be a refusal by such Revolving Lender to permit Revolving Loans to be issued in such requested currency.  The applicable Issuing Bank (in the case of a request pertaining to Letters of Credit) shall notify the Administrative Agent, not later than 11:00 a.m., ten (10) Business Days after receipt of such request whether it consents, in its sole discretion, to the issuance of Letters of Credit, as the case may be, in such requested currency.  Any failure by an Issuing Bank to respond to such request within the time period specified in the preceding sentence shall be deemed to be a refusal by such Issuing Bank to permit Letters of Credit to be issued in such requested currency.  If the Administrative Agent (and, in the case of any request with respect to Revolving Loans, each Revolving Lender) consents to making Revolving Loans in such requested currency, the Administrative Agent shall so notify the Borrower and (A) the Administrative Agent and the Borrower may amend the definition of LIBO Rate for any currency for which there is no published LIBO Rate with respect thereto to the extent necessary to add the applicable LIBO Rate for such currency and (B) to the extent the definition of LIBO Rate reflects the appropriate interest rate for such currency or has been amended to reflect the appropriate rate for such currency, such currency shall thereupon be deemed for all purposes to be an Alternative Currency hereunder for purposes of any Borrowing of Revolving Loans; and if the applicable Issuing Bank also consents to the issuance of Letters of Credit in such requested currency, the Administrative Agent shall so notify the Borrower and such currency shall thereupon be deemed for all purposes to be an Alternative Currency hereunder for purposes of any Letter of Credit issuances.  If the Administrative Agent shall fail to obtain consent to any request for an additional currency under this Section 1.12, the Administrative Agent shall promptly so notify the Borrower.

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SECTION 1.13          Compliance with Certain Sections.  In the event that any Indebtedness, Lien, Restricted Payment, Restricted Debt Payment, Investment, Disposition or Affiliate transaction, as applicable, meets the criteria of more than one of the categories of transactions or items then permitted pursuant to any clause or subsection of Article VI, Article II or the definition of “Incremental Cap,” the Borrower, in its sole discretion, may, from time to time, divide, classify and/or reclassify such transaction or item (or portion thereof) among any combination of one or more categories and will be required to include the amount and type of such transaction (or portion thereof) only in any one category at any time; provided that the reclassification described in this sentence shall be deemed to have occurred automatically with respect to any such transaction or item incurred or made pursuant to a Fixed Amount (including the Free and Clear Incremental Amount) that later would be permitted on a Pro Forma Basis to be incurred or made pursuant to an Incurrence-Based Amount (including the Ratio Incremental Amount). It is understood and agreed that any Indebtedness, Lien, Restricted Payment, Restricted Debt Payment, Investment, Disposition and/or Affiliate transaction need not be permitted solely by reference to one category of permitted Indebtedness, Lien, Restricted Payment, Restricted Debt Payment, Investment, Disposition and/or Affiliate transaction under Article VI, Article II or the definition of “Incremental Cap,” respectively, but may instead be permitted in part under any combination thereof.

ARTICLE II

THE CREDITS
 
SECTION 2.01          Commitments.  Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, (a) each Term Lender agreesd to make aan Initial Term Loan to the Borrower on the Effective Date denominated in dollars in a principal amount not exceeding its Initial Term Commitment and, (b) each Revolving Lender agrees to make Revolving Loans to the Borrower denominated in dollars from time to time during the Revolving Availability Period in an aggregate principal amount which will not result in such Lender’s Revolving Exposure exceeding such Lender’s Revolving Commitment, and (c) each First Additional Term Lender agrees to make a First Additional Term Loan to the Borrower on the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date denominated in dollars in a principal amount not exceeding its First Additional Term Commitment.  The Borrower may borrow, prepay and reborrow Revolving Loans. Amounts repaid or prepaid in respect of Term Loans may not be reborrowed.
 
SECTION 2.02          Loans and Borrowings.
 
(a)          Each Loan shall be made as part of a Borrowing consisting of Loans of the same Class and Type made by the Lenders ratably in accordance with their respective Commitments of the applicable Class.  The failure of any Lender to make any Loan required to be made by it shall not relieve any other Lender of its obligations hereunder, provided that the Commitments of the Lenders are several and, other than as expressly provided herein with respect to a Defaulting Lender, no Lender shall be responsible for any other Lender’s failure to make Loans as required hereby.
 
(b)          Subject to Section 2.14, each Revolving Loan Borrowing and Term Loan Borrowing denominated in dollars shall be comprised entirely of ABR Loans or Eurocurrency Loans, in each case, as the Borrower may request in accordance herewith.  Each Lender at its option may make any Loan by causing any domestic or foreign branch or Affiliate of such Lender to make such Loan; provided that any exercise of such option shall not affect the obligation of the Borrower to repay such Loan in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.
 
(c)          At the commencement of each Interest Period for any Eurocurrency Borrowing, such Borrowing shall be in an aggregate amount that is an integral multiple of the Borrowing Multiple and not less than the Borrowing Minimum; provided that a Eurocurrency Borrowing that results from a continuation of an outstanding Eurocurrency Borrowing may be in an aggregate amount that is equal to such outstanding Borrowing.  At the time that each ABR Borrowing is made, such Borrowing shall be in an aggregate amount that is an integral multiple of the Borrowing Multiple and not less than the Borrowing Minimum.  Borrowings of more than one Type and Class may be outstanding at the same time; provided that there shall not at any time be more than a total of twelve (12) Eurocurrency Borrowings; provided, further that an additional three Borrowings in respect of each Class of Incremental Loans may be outstanding at the same time (or, in the case of either of the foregoing limits, such greater number as may be reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent).
 
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SECTION 2.03          Requests for Borrowings.  To request a Revolving Loan Borrowing or Term Loan Borrowing, the Borrower shall notify the Administrative Agent of such request, which notice may be given by (A) telephone or (B) a Borrowing Request; provided that any telephone notice must be confirmed promptly by delivery to the Administrative Agent of a Borrowing Request.  Each such notice must be received by the Administrative Agent (a) in the case of a Eurocurrency Borrowing, not later than 2:00 p.m., New York City time, three (3) Business Days before the date of the proposed Borrowing (or, in the case of any Eurocurrency Borrowing to be made on the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, such shorter period of time as may be agreed to by the Administrative Agent) or (b) in the case of an ABR Borrowing, not later than 11:00 a.m., New York City time, on the date of the proposed Borrowing; provided that any such notice of an ABR Revolving Loan Borrowing to finance the reimbursement of an LC Disbursement as contemplated by Section 2.05(f) may be given no later than 2:00 p.m., New York City time, on the date of the proposed Borrowing.  Each such Borrowing Request shall be irrevocable and shall be delivered by hand delivery, facsimile or other electronic transmission (or, if requested by telephone, promptly confirmed in writing by hand delivery, facsimile or other electronic transmission) to the Administrative Agent and shall be signed by the Borrower.  Each such Borrowing Request shall specify the following information:
 
(i)     whether the requested Borrowing is to be a Term Loan Borrowing, a Revolving Loan Borrowing or a Borrowing of any other Class (specifying the Class thereof);
 
(ii)     the aggregate amount of such Borrowing;
 
(iii)    the date of such Borrowing, which shall be a Business Day;
 
(iv)    whether such Borrowing is to be an ABR Borrowing or a Eurocurrency Borrowing;
 
(v)    in the case of a Eurocurrency Borrowing, the initial Interest Period to be applicable thereto, which shall be a period contemplated by the definition of the term “Interest Period”;
 
(vi)   the location and number of the Borrower’s account to which funds are to be disbursed, which shall comply with the requirements of Section 2.06 or, in the case of any ABR Revolving Loan Borrowing requested to finance the reimbursement of an LC Disbursement as provided in Section 2.05(f), the identity of the Issuing Bank that made such LC Disbursement; and
 
(vii)   that, as of the date of such Borrowing, the conditions set forth in Section 4.02(a) and Section 4.02(b) are satisfied.
 
If no election as to the Type of Borrowing is specified as to any Borrowing, then the requested Borrowing shall be an ABR Borrowing.  If no Interest Period is specified with respect to any requested Eurocurrency Borrowing, then the Borrower shall be deemed to have selected an Interest Period of one month’s duration.  Promptly following receipt of a Borrowing Request in accordance with this Section, the Administrative Agent shall advise each Lender of the applicable Class of the details thereof and of the amount of such Lender’s Loan to be made as part of the requested Borrowing.
 
SECTION 2.04          [Reserved].
 
SECTION 2.05          Letters of Credit.
 
(a)        General.  Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein (including Section 2.22), each Issuing Bank agrees, in reliance upon the agreement of the Revolving Lenders set forth in this Section 2.05, to issue Letters of Credit denominated in dollars or any Alternative Currency for the Borrower’s own account (or for the account of any Subsidiary so long as the Borrower and such Subsidiary are co-applicants in respect of such Letter of Credit), in a form reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent and the applicable Issuing Bank, which shall reflect the standard policies and procedures of such Issuing Bank, at any time and from time to time during the period from the Effective Date until the Letter of Credit Expiration Date.  In the event of any inconsistency between the terms and conditions of this Agreement and the terms and conditions of any form of letter of credit application or other agreement submitted by the Borrower to, or entered into by the Borrower with, any Issuing Bank relating to any Letter of Credit, the terms and conditions of this Agreement shall control.  Subject to the terms and conditions hereof, the Borrower’s ability to obtain Letters of Credit shall be fully revolving, and accordingly the Borrower may, during the foregoing period, obtain Letters of Credit to replace Letters of Credit that have expired (without any drawing having been made thereunder that has not been rejected or honored) or that have been drawn upon and reimbursed.
 
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(b)          Issuance, Amendment, Renewal, Extension; Certain Conditions.  To request the issuance of a Letter of Credit (or the amendment, renewal or extension of an outstanding Letter of Credit), the Borrower shall deliver in writing by hand delivery or facsimile (or transmit by electronic communication, if arrangements for doing so have been approved by the recipient) to the applicable Issuing Bank and the Administrative Agent (at least three (3) Business Days before the requested date of issuance, amendment, renewal or extension or such shorter period as the applicable Issuing Bank and the Administrative Agent may agree) a notice requesting the issuance of a Letter of Credit, or identifying the Letter of Credit to be amended, renewed or extended, and specifying the date of issuance, amendment, renewal or extension (which shall be a Business Day), the date on which such Letter of Credit is to expire (which shall comply with paragraph (d) of this Section 2.05), the currency and amount of such Letter of Credit, the name and address of the beneficiary thereof and such other information as shall be necessary to prepare, amend, renew or extend such Letter of Credit.  If requested by the applicable Issuing Bank, the Borrower also shall submit a letter of credit or bank guarantee application on such Issuing Bank’s standard form in connection with any request for a Letter of Credit.  A Letter of Credit shall be issued, amended, renewed or extended by an Issuing Bank only if (and upon issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of any Letter of Credit the Borrower shall be deemed to represent and warrant that), after giving effect to such issuance, amendment, renewal or extension, (i) the aggregate Revolving Exposures shall not exceed the aggregate Revolving Commitments, (ii) the aggregate LC Exposure shall not exceed the aggregate Letter of Credit Commitments and (iii) the LC Exposure of such Issuing Bank shall not exceed the Letter of Credit Commitments of such Issuing Bank.  No Issuing Bank shall be under any obligation to issue (or amend) any Letter of Credit if (i) any order, judgment or decree of any Governmental Authority or arbitrator shall enjoin or restrain such Issuing Bank from issuing (or amending) the Letter of Credit, or any law applicable to such Issuing Bank any directive (whether or not having the force of law) from any Governmental Authority with jurisdiction over such Issuing Bank shall prohibit the issuance (or amendment) of letters of credit generally or the Letter of Credit in particular or shall impose upon such Issuing Bank with respect to the Letter of Credit any restriction, reserve or capital requirement (for which such Issuing Bank is not otherwise compensated hereunder) not in effect on the Effective Date, or shall impose upon such Issuing Bank any unreimbursed loss, cost or expense which was not applicable on the Effective Date and which such Issuing Bank in good faith deems material to it, (ii) except as otherwise agreed by such Issuing Bank, the Letter of Credit is in an initial stated amount less than $100,000 or (iii) any Lender is at that time a Defaulting Lender, if after giving effect to Section 2.22(a)(iv), any Defaulting Lender Fronting Exposure remains outstanding, unless such Issuing Bank has entered into arrangements, including the delivery of Cash Collateral, reasonably satisfactory to such Issuing Bank with the Borrower or such Lender to eliminate such Issuing Bank’s Defaulting Lender Fronting Exposure arising from either the Letter of Credit then proposed to be issued (or amended) or such Letter of Credit and all other LC Exposure as to which such Issuing Bank has Defaulting Lender Fronting Exposure. Notwithstanding the foregoing, no Issuing Bank shall be required to issue a commercial or trade Letter of Credit unless reasonably agreed between such Issuing Bank and the Borrower.
 
(c)         Notice.  Each Issuing Bank agrees that it shall not permit any issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of a Letter of Credit to occur unless it shall have given to the Administrative Agent any written notice thereof required under paragraph (m) of this Section and each Issuing Bank hereby agrees to give such notice.
 
(d)         Expiration Date.  Unless cash collateralized or backstopped pursuant to arrangements reasonably acceptable to the applicable Issuing Bank, each Letter of Credit shall expire at or prior to the close of business on the earlier of (i) the date that is one year after the date of the issuance of such Letter of Credit (or, in the case of any renewal or extension thereof, one year after such renewal or extension) and (ii) the Letter of Credit Expiration Date; provided that if such expiry date is not a Business Day, such Letter of Credit shall expire at or prior to close of business on the next succeeding Business Day; provided, however, that any Letter of Credit may, upon the request of the Borrower, include a provision whereby such Letter of Credit shall be extended automatically for additional consecutive periods of one year or less (but not beyond the Letter of Credit Expiration Date) unless the applicable Issuing Bank notifies the beneficiary thereof within the time period specified in such Letter of Credit or, if no such time period is specified, at least 30 days prior to the then-applicable expiration date, that such Letter of Credit will not be renewed.
 
(e)          Participations.
 
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(i)     By the issuance of a Letter of Credit or an amendment to a Letter of Credit increasing the amount thereof, and without any further action on the part of the Issuing Bank that is the issuer thereof or the Lenders, such Issuing Bank hereby grants to each Revolving Lender, and each Revolving Lender hereby irrevocably and unconditionally acquires from such Issuing Bank without recourse or warranty (regardless of whether the conditions set forth in Section 4.02 shall have been satisfied), a participation in such Letter of Credit equal to such Revolving Lender’s Applicable Percentage of the aggregate amount available to be drawn under such Letter of Credit.  In consideration and in furtherance of the foregoing, each Revolving Lender hereby absolutely and unconditionally agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent, for the account of such Issuing Bank, such Revolving Lender’s Applicable Percentage of each LC Disbursement made by such Issuing Bank and not reimbursed by the Borrower on the date due as provided in paragraph (f) of this Section 2.05, or of any reimbursement payment required to be refunded to the Borrower for any reason.  Each Revolving Lender acknowledges and agrees that its obligation to acquire participations pursuant to this paragraph in respect of Letters of Credit is absolute and unconditional and shall not be affected by any circumstance whatsoever, including any amendment, renewal or extension of any Letter of Credit or the occurrence and continuance of a Default or any reduction or termination of the Revolving Commitments, and that each such payment shall be made without any offset, abatement, withholding or reduction whatsoever.
 
(ii)    At any time after an Issuing Bank has made a payment under any Letter of Credit and has received from any Revolving Lender such Lender’s Applicable Percentage of the applicable LC Disbursement in respect of such payment in accordance with Section 2.05(e)(i), if the Administrative Agent receives for the account of such Issuing Bank any payment in respect of the related unreimbursed amount of the applicable LC Disbursement or interest thereon (whether directly from the Borrower or otherwise, including proceeds of Cash Collateral applied thereto by the Administrative Agent), the Administrative Agent will distribute to such Lender its Applicable Percentage thereof in the same funds as those received by the Administrative Agent.
 
(iii)   If any payment received by the Administrative Agent for the account of the applicable Issuing Bank pursuant to Section 2.05(e)(i) is required to be returned under any of the circumstances described in Section 9.08 (including pursuant to any settlement entered into by the Issuing Bank in its discretion), each Revolving Lender shall pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of the applicable Issuing Bank its Applicable Percentage thereof on demand of the Administrative Agent, plus interest thereon from the date of such demand to the date such amount is returned by such Lender, at a rate per annum equal to the Federal Funds Effective Rate from time to time in effect.  The obligations of the Lenders under this clause shall survive the payment in full of the Obligations and the termination of this Agreement.
 
(f)          Reimbursement.  If an Issuing Bank shall make any LC Disbursement in respect of a Letter of Credit, the Borrower shall reimburse such LC Disbursement by paying to the Issuing Bank through the Administrative Agent, with notice of such payment given to the Issuing Bank, an amount equal to such LC Disbursement not later than 4:00 p.m., New York City time, on the Business Day immediately following the day that the Borrower receives notice of such LC Disbursement; provided that, if such LC Disbursement is not less than the Borrowing Minimum, the Borrower may, subject to the conditions to borrowing set forth herein, request in accordance with Section 2.03 that such payment be financed with an ABR Revolving Loan Borrowing in an equivalent amount and, to the extent so financed, the Borrower’s obligation to make such payment shall be discharged and replaced by the resulting ABR Revolving Loan Borrowing.  In the case of a Letter of Credit denominated in an Alternative Currency, the Borrower shall reimburse the Issuing Bank through the Administrative Agent in such Alternative Currency, unless (A) the Issuing Bank (at its option) shall have specified in such notice that it will require reimbursement in dollars, or (B) in the absence of any such requirement for reimbursement in dollars, the Borrower shall have notified the Issuing Bank promptly following receipt of the notice of the LC Disbursement that the Borrower will reimburse the Issuing Bank in dollars.  In the case of any such reimbursement in dollars of a LC Disbursement under a Letter of Credit denominated in an Alternative Currency, the Issuing Bank shall notify the Borrower of the Dollar Equivalent of the amount of the LC Disbursement promptly following the determination thereof.  In the event that (A) a LC Disbursement denominated in an Alternative Currency is to be reimbursed in dollars pursuant to the second sentence in this Section 2.05(f) and (B) the dollar amount paid by the Borrower, whether on or after the date of the LC Disbursement, shall not be adequate on the date of that payment to purchase in accordance with normal banking procedures a sum denominated in the Alternative Currency equal to the LC Disbursement, the Borrower agrees, as a separate and independent obligation, to indemnify the Issuing Bank for the loss resulting from its inability on that date to purchase the Alternative Currency in the full amount of the LC Disbursement.  If the Borrower fails to make such payment when due, the Administrative Agent shall notify each Revolving Lender of the applicable LC Disbursement, the payment then due from the Borrower in respect thereof and such Revolving Lender’s Applicable Percentage thereof.  Promptly following receipt of such notice, each Revolving Lender shall pay to the Administrative Agent in dollars its Applicable Percentage of the payment then due from the Borrower, and in the same manner as provided in Section 2.06 with respect to Loans made by such Lender (and Section 2.06 shall apply, mutatis mutandis, to the payment obligations of the Revolving Lenders pursuant to this paragraph), and the Administrative Agent shall promptly remit to the applicable Issuing Bank the amounts so received by it from the Revolving Lenders.  Promptly following receipt by the Administrative Agent of any payment from or on behalf of the Borrower pursuant to this paragraph, the Administrative Agent shall distribute such payment to the applicable Issuing Bank or, to the extent that Revolving Lenders have made payments pursuant to this paragraph to reimburse such Issuing Bank, then to such Revolving Lenders and such Issuing Bank as their interests may appear.  Any payment made by a Revolving Lender pursuant to this paragraph to reimburse any Issuing Bank for any LC Disbursement (other than the funding of ABR Revolving Loans as contemplated above) shall not constitute a Loan and shall not relieve the Borrower of its obligation to reimburse such LC Disbursement.
 
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(g)         Obligations Absolute.  The Borrower’s obligation to reimburse LC Disbursements as provided in paragraph (f) of this Section 2.05 and the obligations of the Revolving Lenders as provided in paragraph (e) of this Section 2.05 is absolute, unconditional and irrevocable, and shall be performed strictly in accordance with the terms of this Agreement under any and all circumstances whatsoever and irrespective of (i) any lack of validity or enforceability of any Letter of Credit or this Agreement or any of the other Loan Documents, or any term or provision therein, (ii) any draft or other document presented under a Letter of Credit proving to be forged, fraudulent or invalid in any respect or any statement therein being untrue or inaccurate in any respect, (iii) payment by an Issuing Bank under a Letter of Credit against presentation of a draft or other document that does not comply with the terms of such Letter of Credit, (iv) the occurrence of any Default or Event of Default, (v) the existence of any claim, counterclaim, setoff, defense or other right that the Borrower may have at any time against any beneficiary, the Issuing Bank or any other person, (vi) any waiver by an Issuing Bank of any requirement that exists for such Issuing Bank’s protection and not the protection of the Borrower or any waiver by an Issuing Bank which does not in fact materially prejudice the Borrower, (vii) any payment made by an Issuing Bank in respect of an otherwise complying item presented after the date specified as the expiration date of, or the date by which documents must be received under such Letter of Credit if presentation after such date is authorized by the UCC, the ISP or the UCP, as applicable, or (viii) any other event or circumstance whatsoever, whether or not similar to any of the foregoing, that might, but for the provisions of this Section 2.05, constitute a legal or equitable discharge of, or provide a right of setoff against, the Borrower’s obligations hereunder.  None of the Administrative Agent, the Lenders, the Issuing Banks or any of their Affiliates shall have any liability or responsibility by reason of or in connection with the issuance or transfer of any Letter of Credit or any payment or failure to make any payment thereunder (irrespective of any of the circumstances referred to in the preceding sentence), or any error, omission, interruption, loss or delay in transmission or delivery of any draft, notice or other communication under or relating to any Letter of Credit (including any document required to make a drawing thereunder), any error in interpretation of technical terms or any consequence arising from causes beyond the control of the Issuing Banks; provided that the foregoing shall not be construed to excuse any Issuing Bank from liability to the Borrower to the extent of any direct damages (as opposed to consequential, exemplary or punitive damages, claims in respect of which are hereby waived by the Borrower to the extent permitted by applicable law) suffered by the Borrower that are caused by such Issuing Bank’s failure to exercise care when determining whether drafts and other documents presented under a Letter of Credit comply with the terms thereof.  The parties hereto expressly agree that, in the absence of gross negligence or willful misconduct on the part of an Issuing Bank (as determined by a court of competent jurisdiction in a final, non-appealable judgment), such Issuing Bank shall be deemed to have exercised care in each such determination.  In furtherance of the foregoing and without limiting the generality thereof, the parties agree that, with respect to documents presented that appear on their face to be in substantial compliance with the terms of a Letter of Credit, an Issuing Bank may, in its sole discretion, either accept and make payment upon such documents without responsibility for further investigation, regardless of any notice or information to the contrary, or refuse to accept and make payment upon such documents if such documents are not in strict compliance with the terms of such Letter of Credit, and any such acceptance or refusal shall be deemed not to constitute gross negligence or willful misconduct.
 
(h)          Disbursement Procedures.  The applicable Issuing Bank shall, promptly following its receipt thereof, examine all documents purporting to represent a demand for payment under a Letter of Credit.  Such Issuing Bank shall promptly notify the Administrative Agent and the Borrower by telephone (confirmed by hand delivery, facsimile or electronic communication) (if arrangements for doing so have been approved by the applicable Issuing Bank) of such demand for payment and whether such Issuing Bank has made an LC Disbursement thereunder; provided that any failure to give or delay in giving such notice shall not relieve the Borrower of its obligation to reimburse such Issuing Bank and the Revolving Lenders with respect to any such LC Disbursement in accordance with paragraph (f) of this Section.
 
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(i)          Interim Interest.  If an Issuing Bank shall make any LC Disbursement, then, unless the Borrower shall reimburse such LC Disbursement in full on the date such LC Disbursement is made, the unpaid amount thereof shall bear interest, for each day from and including the date such LC Disbursement is made to but excluding the date that the Borrower reimburses such LC Disbursement, at the rate per annum then applicable to ABR Revolving Loans; provided that, if the Borrower fails to reimburse such LC Disbursement when due pursuant to paragraph (f) of this Section 2.05, then Section 2.13(c) shall apply.  Interest accrued pursuant to this paragraph shall be paid to the Administrative Agent, for the account of the applicable Issuing Bank, except that interest accrued on and after the date of payment by any Revolving Lender pursuant to paragraph (f) of this Section 2.05 to reimburse such Issuing Bank shall be for the account of such Lender to the extent of such payment and shall be payable within two Business Days of demand or, if no demand has been made, within two Business Days of the date on which the Borrower reimburses the applicable LC Disbursement in full.  If any Revolving Lender shall not have made its Applicable Percentage of such LC Disbursement available to the Administrative Agent as provided in clause (f) above, such Revolving Lender shall agree to pay interest on such amount, for each day from and including the date such amount is required to be paid at a rate determined by the Administrative Agent in accordance with banking industry rules or practices on interbank compensation.
 
(j)          Cash Collateralization.  If any Event of Default under clause (a), (b), (h) or (i) of Section 7.01 shall occur and be continuing, on the Business Day on which the Borrower receives notice from the Administrative Agent or the Required Lenders (or, if the maturity of the Loans has been accelerated, Revolving Lenders with LC Exposure representing more than 50.0% of the aggregate LC Exposure of all Revolving Lenders) demanding the deposit of Cash Collateral pursuant to this paragraph, the Borrower shall deposit in an account with the Administrative Agent, in the name of the Administrative Agent and for the benefit of the Issuing Banks and the Revolving Lenders, an amount of cash in dollars equal to the Dollar Equivalent of the portions of the LC Exposure attributable to Letters of Credit, as of such date plus any accrued and unpaid interest thereon; provided that the obligation to deposit such Cash Collateral shall become effective immediately, and such deposit shall become immediately due and payable, without demand or other notice of any kind, upon the occurrence of any Event of Default with respect to the Borrower described in clause (h) or (i) of Section 7.01.  The Borrower also shall deposit Cash Collateral pursuant to this paragraph as and to the extent required by Section 2.11(b).  Each such deposit shall be held by the Administrative Agent as collateral for the payment and performance of the obligations of the Borrower under this Agreement.  At any time that there shall exist a Defaulting Lender, if any Defaulting Lender Fronting Exposure remains outstanding (after giving effect to Section 2.22(a)(iv)), then promptly upon the request of the Administrative Agent, any Issuing Bank, the Borrower shall deliver to the Administrative Agent Cash Collateral in an amount sufficient to cover such Defaulting Lender Fronting Exposure (after giving effect to any Cash Collateral provided by the Defaulting Lender).  The Administrative Agent shall have exclusive dominion and control, including the exclusive right of withdrawal, over such account.  Other than any interest earned on the investment of such deposits, which investments shall be made at the option and sole discretion of the Administrative Agent in Permitted Investments and at the Borrower’s risk and expense, such deposits shall not bear interest.  Interest or profits, if any, on such investments shall accumulate in such account.  Moneys in such account shall be applied by the Administrative Agent to reimburse the Issuing Banks for LC Disbursements for which they have not been reimbursed and, to the extent not so applied, shall be held for the satisfaction of the reimbursement obligations of the Borrower for the LC Exposure at such time or, if the maturity of the Loans has been accelerated (but subject to the consent of Revolving Lenders with LC Exposure representing more than 50.0% of the aggregate LC Exposure of all the Revolving Lenders), be applied to satisfy other obligations of the Borrower under this Agreement in accordance with the terms of the Loan Documents.  If the Borrower is required to provide an amount of Cash Collateral hereunder as a result of the occurrence of an Event of Default or the existence of a Defaulting Lender, such amount (to the extent not applied as aforesaid) shall be returned to the Borrower within three (3) Business Days after all Events of Default have been cured or waived or after the termination of Defaulting Lender status, as applicable.  If the Borrower is required to provide an amount of Cash Collateral hereunder pursuant to Section 2.11(b), such amount (to the extent not applied as aforesaid) shall be returned to the Borrower as and to the extent that, after giving effect to such return, the Borrower would remain in compliance with Section 2.11(b) and no Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing.
 
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(k)         Designation of Additional Issuing Banks.  The Borrower may, at any time and from time to time, designate as additional Issuing Banks one or more Revolving Lenders that agree to serve in such capacity as provided below.  The acceptance by a Revolving Lender of an appointment as an Issuing Bank hereunder shall be evidenced by an agreement, which shall be in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Borrower, executed by the Borrower, the Administrative Agent and such designated Revolving Lender and, from and after the effective date of such agreement, (i) such Revolving Lender shall have all the rights and obligations of an Issuing Bank under this Agreement and (ii) references herein to the term “Issuing Bank” shall be deemed to include such Revolving Lender in its capacity as an issuer of Letters of Credit hereunder.
 
(l)          Termination of an Issuing Bank.
 
(i)      The Borrower may terminate the appointment of any Issuing Bank as an “Issuing Bank” hereunder by providing a written notice thereof to such Issuing Bank, with a copy to the Administrative Agent.  Any such termination shall become effective upon the earlier of (x) such Issuing Bank’s acknowledging receipt of such notice and (y) the fifth Business Day following the date of the delivery thereof; provided that no such termination shall become effective until and unless the LC Exposure attributable to Letters of Credit issued by such Issuing Bank (or its Affiliates) shall have been reduced to zero.  At the time any such termination shall become effective, the Borrower shall pay all unpaid fees accrued for the account of the terminated Issuing Bank pursuant to Section 2.12(a).  Notwithstanding the effectiveness of any such termination, the terminated Issuing Bank shall remain a party hereto and shall continue to have all the rights of an Issuing Bank under this Agreement with respect to Letters of Credit issued by it prior to such termination, but shall not issue any additional Letters of Credit.
 
(ii)          Subject to the appointment and acceptance of a successor Issuing Bank, any Issuing Bank may resign as an Issuing Bank at any time upon 30 days’ prior written notice to the Administrative Agent, the Borrower and the Lenders.  In the event of any such resignation as an Issuing Bank, the Borrower shall be entitled to appoint from among the Lenders a successor Issuing Bank hereunder.  Notwithstanding the effectiveness of any such resignation, any former Issuing Bank shall remain a party hereto and shall continue to have all the rights of an Issuing Bank under this Agreement with respect to Letters of Credit issued by it prior to such termination, but shall not issue any additional Letters of Credit.  Upon the appointment of a successor Issuing Bank, (x) such successor shall succeed to and become vested with all of the rights, powers, privileges and duties of the retiring Issuing Bank as the case may be, and (y) the successor Issuing Bank shall issue letters of credit in substitution for the Letters of Credit, if any, outstanding on behalf such resigning Issuing Bank at the time of such succession or make other arrangements satisfactory to the applicable Issuing Bank to effectively assume the obligations of such Issuing Bank with respect to such Letters of Credit.

(m)       Issuing Bank Reports to the Administrative Agent.  Unless otherwise agreed by the Administrative Agent, each Issuing Bank shall, in addition to its notification obligations set forth elsewhere in this Section, report in writing to the Administrative Agent (i) periodic activity (for such period or recurrent periods as shall be reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent) in respect of Letters of Credit issued by such Issuing Bank, including all issuances, extensions, amendments and renewals, all expirations and cancellations and all disbursements and reimbursements, (ii) within five (5) Business Days following the time that such Issuing Bank issues, amends, renews or extends any Letter of Credit, the date of such issuance, amendment, renewal or extension, and the face amount of the Letters of Credit issued, amended, renewed or extended by it and outstanding after giving effect to such issuance, amendment, renewal or extension (and whether the amounts thereof shall have changed), (iii) on each Business Day on which such Issuing Bank makes any LC Disbursement, the date and amount of such LC Disbursement, (iv) on any Business Day on which the Borrower fails to reimburse an LC Disbursement required to be reimbursed to such Issuing Bank on such day, the date of such failure and amount of such LC Disbursement and (v) on any other Business Day, such other information as the Administrative Agent shall reasonably request as to the Letters of Credit issued by such Issuing Bank.
 
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(n)         Applicability of ISP and UCP.  Unless otherwise expressly agreed by the applicable Issuing Bank and the Borrower when a Letter of Credit is issued, (i) the rules of the ISP shall apply to each standby Letter of Credit, and (ii) the rules of the Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits, as most recently published by the International Chamber of Commerce at the time of issuance, shall apply to each commercial Letter of Credit.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, no Issuing Bank shall be responsible to the Borrower for, and no Issuing Bank’s rights and remedies against the Borrower shall be impaired by, any action or inaction of such Issuing Bank required or permitted under any law, order, or practice that is required or permitted to be applied to any Letter of Credit or this Agreement, including the Law or any order of a jurisdiction where such Issuing Bank or the beneficiary is located, the practice stated in the ISP or UCP, as applicable, or in the decisions, opinions, practice statements, or official commentary of the ICC Banking Commission, the Bankers Association for Finance and Trade – International Financial Services Association (BAFT-IFSA), or the Institute of International Banking Law & Practice, whether or not any Letter of Credit chooses such law or practice.

(o)          Letters of Credit Issued for Subsidiaries.  Notwithstanding that a Letter of Credit issued or outstanding hereunder is in support of any obligations of, or is for the account of, a Subsidiary, the Borrower shall be obligated to reimburse the applicable Issuing Bank hereunder for any and all drawings under such Letter of Credit.  The Borrower hereby acknowledges that the issuance of Letters of Credit for the account of Subsidiaries inures to the benefit of the Borrower, and that the Borrower’s business derives substantial benefits from the businesses of such Subsidiaries.

SECTION 2.06          Funding of Borrowings.
 
(a)        Each Lender shall make each Loan to be made by it hereunder on the proposed date thereof by wire transfer of immediately available funds in dollars by 2:00 p.m., New York City time, to the Applicable Account of the Administrative Agent most-recently designated by it for such purpose by notice to the Lenders. The Administrative Agent will make such Loans available to the Borrower by promptly crediting the amounts so received, in like funds, to an account of the Borrower designated by the Borrower in the applicable Borrowing Request; provided that ABR Revolving Loans made to finance the reimbursement of an LC Disbursement as provided in Section 2.05(f) shall be remitted by the Administrative Agent to the applicable Issuing Bank or, to the extent that Revolving Lenders have made payments pursuant to Section 2.05(f) to reimburse such Issuing Bank, then to such Lenders and such Issuing Bank as their interests may appear.
 
(b)         Unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from a Lender prior to the proposed date of any 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 paragraph (a) of this Section and may, in reliance on such assumption and in its sole discretion, 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 agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent an amount equal to such share on demand of the Administrative Agent.  If such Lender does not pay such corresponding amount forthwith upon demand of the Administrative Agent therefor, the Administrative Agent shall promptly notify the Borrower, and the Borrower agrees to pay such corresponding amount to the Administrative Agent forthwith on demand.  The Administrative Agent shall also be entitled to recover from such Lender or the Borrower interest on such corresponding amount, 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 (i) in the case of such Lender, the greater of the Federal Funds Effective Rate and a rate determined by the Administrative Agent in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation, or (ii) in the case of the Borrower, the interest rate applicable to such Borrowing in accordance with Section 2.13.  If such Lender pays such amount to the Administrative Agent, then such amount shall constitute such Lender’s Loan included in such Borrowing.
 
(c)          The obligations of the Lenders hereunder to make Term Loans and Revolving Loans, to fund participations in Letters of Credit and to make payments pursuant to Section 9.03(d) are several and not joint.  The failure of any Lender to make any Loan, to fund any such participation or to make any payment under Section 9.03(d) on any date required hereunder shall not relieve any other Lender of its corresponding obligation to do so on such date, and, other than as expressly provided herein with respect to a Defaulting Lender, 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 9.03(d).
 
SECTION 2.07          Interest Elections.
 
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(a)         Each Revolving Loan Borrowing and Term Loan Borrowing initially shall be of the Type specified in the applicable Borrowing Request or designated by Section 2.03 and, in the case of a Eurocurrency Borrowing, shall have an initial Interest Period as specified in such Borrowing Request or designated by Section 2.03.  Thereafter, the Borrower may elect to convert such Borrowing to a different Type or to continue such Borrowing and, in the case of a Eurocurrency Borrowing, may elect Interest Periods therefor, all as provided in this Section.  The Borrower may elect different options with respect to different portions of the affected Borrowing, in which case each such portion shall be allocated ratably among the Lenders holding the Loans comprising such Borrowing, and the Loans comprising each such portion shall be considered a separate Borrowing.
 
(b)         To make an election pursuant to this Section, the Borrower shall notify the Administrative Agent of such election by telephone (or, at the option of Borrower, in writing) by the time that a Borrowing Request would be required under Section 2.03 if the Borrower were requesting a Borrowing of the Type resulting from such election to be made on the effective date of such election. Each such request may be given by (1) telephone or (2) an Interest Election Request.
 
(c)       Each such request shall be irrevocable and each telephonic request shall be confirmed promptly by hand delivery, facsimile or other electronic transmission to the Administrative Agent of a written Interest Election Request signed by a Responsible Officer of the Borrower.
 
(d)          Each telephonic request and written Interest Election Request shall specify the following information in compliance with Section 2.03:
 
(i)      the Borrowing to which such Interest Election Request applies and, if different options are being elected with respect to different portions thereof, the portions thereof to be allocated to each resulting Borrowing (in which case the information to be specified pursuant to clauses (iii) and (iv) below shall be specified for each resulting Borrowing);
 
(ii)     the effective date of the election made pursuant to such Interest Election Request, which shall be a Business Day;
 
(iii)    whether the resulting Borrowing is to be an ABR Borrowing or a Eurocurrency Borrowing; and
 
(iv)    if the resulting Borrowing is to be a Eurocurrency Borrowing, the Interest Period to be applicable thereto after giving effect to such election, which shall be a period contemplated by the definition of the term “Interest Period.”
 
If any such Interest Election Request requests a Eurocurrency Borrowing but does not specify an Interest Period, then the Borrower shall be deemed to have selected an Interest Period of one month’s duration.
 
(e)        Promptly following receipt of an Interest Election Request in accordance with this Section, the Administrative Agent shall advise each Lender of the applicable Class of the details thereof and of such Lender’s portion of each resulting Borrowing.
 
(f)          If the Borrower fails to deliver a timely Interest Election Request with respect to a Eurocurrency Borrowing prior to the end of the Interest Period applicable thereto, then, unless such Borrowing is repaid as provided herein, at the end of such Interest Period, the Borrower shall be deemed to have selected an Interest Period of one month’s duration.
 
SECTION 2.08          Termination and Reduction of Commitments.
 
(a)         Unless previously terminated, (i) the Initial Term Commitments terminated at 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on the Effective Date and (ii) the First Additional Term Commitments shall terminate at 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date. The Revolving Commitments shall terminate at 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on the Revolving Maturity Date.
 
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(b)         The Borrower may at any time terminate, or from time to time reduce, the Commitments of any Class; provided that (i) each reduction of the Commitments of any Class shall be in an amount that is an integral multiple of $500,000 and not less than $1,000,000 and (ii) the Borrower shall not terminate or reduce the Revolving Commitments if, after giving effect to any concurrent prepayment of the Revolving Loans in accordance with Section 2.11, the aggregate Revolving Exposures would exceed the aggregate Revolving Commitments. The Borrower may terminate the Commitments of any Defaulting Lending on a non-pro rata basis upon notice to the Administrative Agent.
 
(c)          The Borrower shall notify the Administrative Agent of any election to terminate or reduce the Commitments under paragraph (b) of this Section at least one Business Day prior to the effective date of such termination or reduction, specifying such election and the effective date thereof.  Promptly following receipt of any such notice, the Administrative Agent shall advise the Lenders of the contents thereof.  Each notice delivered by the Borrower pursuant to this Section shall be irrevocable; provided that a notice of termination of the Revolving Commitments delivered by the Borrower may state that such notice is conditioned upon the effectiveness of other credit facilities or the receipt of the proceeds from the issuance of other Indebtedness or the occurrence of some other identifiable event or condition, in which case such notice may be revoked by the Borrower (by notice to the Administrative Agent on or prior to the specified effective date of termination) if such condition is not satisfied.  Any termination or reduction of the Commitments of any Class shall be permanent.  Each reduction of the Commitments of any Class shall be made ratably among the Lenders in accordance with their respective Commitments of such Class.
 
SECTION 2.09          Repayment of Loans; Evidence of Debt.
 
(a)        The Borrower hereby unconditionally promises to pay (i) to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Lender the then unpaid principal amount of each Revolving Loan of such Lender on the Revolving Maturity Date and (ii) to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Lender the then unpaid principal amount of each Term Loan of such Lender as provided in Section 2.10
 
(b)        Each Lender shall maintain in accordance with its usual practice an account or accounts evidencing the indebtedness of the Borrower to such Lender resulting from each Loan made by such Lender, including the amounts of principal and interest payable and paid to such Lender from time to time hereunder.
 
(c)         The Administrative Agent shall maintain accounts in which it shall record (i) the amount of each Loan made hereunder, the Class and Type thereof and the Interest Period applicable thereto, (ii) the amount of any principal or interest due and payable or to become due and payable from the Borrower to each Lender hereunder and (iii) the amount of any sum received by the Administrative Agent hereunder for the account of the Lenders and each Lender’s share thereof.
 
(d)         The entries made in the accounts maintained pursuant to paragraph (b) or (c) of this Section shall be prima facie evidence of the existence and amounts of the obligations recorded therein, provided that the failure of any Lender or the Administrative Agent to maintain such accounts or any error therein shall not in any manner affect the obligation of the Borrower to pay any amounts due hereunder in accordance with the terms of this Agreement. In the event of any inconsistency between the entries made pursuant to paragraphs (b) and (c) of this Section, the accounts maintained by the Administrative Agent pursuant to paragraph (c) of this Section shall control.
 
(e)         Any Lender may request through the Administrative Agent that Loans of any Class made by it be evidenced by a promissory note.  In such event, the Borrower shall execute and deliver to such Lender a promissory note payable to such Lender (or, if requested by such Lender, to its registered assigns) and in a form provided by the Administrative Agent and approved by the Borrower.
 
SECTION 2.10          Amortization of Term Loans.
 
(a)          Subject to adjustment pursuant to paragraph (c) of this Section 2.10, the Borrower shall repay Term Loan Borrowings on the last Business Day of each March, June, September and December (commencing on December 31, 2021) in the principal amount of Term Loans equal to (i) the aggregate outstanding principalamounts set forth in the table below (as such amounts may be reduced from time to time as a result of the applicable of prepayments in accordance with Section 2.11 and purchases or assignments in accordance with Section 9.04(h) or increased from time to time as a result of any increase in the amount of such Term Loans immediately after closing on the Effective Date multiplied bypursuant to Section 2.20(iia) 0.25%).
 
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Installment
Principal Amount
December 31, 2021
$1,375,000
March 31, 2022
$1,375,000
June 30, 2022
$1,375,000
September 30, 2022
$1,375,000
December 31, 2022
$1,375,000
March 31, 2023
$1,375,000
June 30, 2023
$1,375,000
September 30, 2023
$1,375,000
December 31, 2023
$1,375,000
March 31, 2024
$1,375,000
June 30, 2024
$1,375,000
September 30, 2024
$1,375,000
December 31, 2024
$1,375,000
March 31, 2025
$1,375,000
June 30, 2025
$1,375,000
September 30, 2025
$1,375,000
December 31, 2025
$1,375,000
March 31, 2026
$1,375,000
June 30, 2026
$1,375,000
September 30, 2026
$1,375,000
December 31, 2026
$1,375,000
March 31, 2027
$1,375,000
June 30, 2027
$1,375,000
September 30, 2027
$1,375,000
December 31, 2027
$1,375,000
March 31, 2028
$1,375,000
June 30, 2028
$1,375,000

(b)          To the extent not previously paid, all Term Loans shall be due and payable on the Term Maturity Date.
 
(c)          Any prepayment of a Term Loan Borrowing of any Class (i) pursuant to Section 2.11(a)(i) shall be applied to reduce the subsequent scheduled and outstanding repayments of the Term Loan Borrowings of such Class to be made pursuant to this Section as directed by the Borrower (and absent such direction in direct order of maturity) and (ii) pursuant to Section 2.11(c) or Section 2.11(c) shall be applied to reduce the subsequent scheduled and outstanding repayments of the Term Loan Borrowings of such Class to be made pursuant to this Section, or, except as otherwise provided in any Incremental Facility Amendment, Refinancing Amendment or Loan Modification Offer, pursuant to the corresponding section of such Incremental Facility Amendment, Refinancing Amendment or Loan Modification Offer, as applicable, as directed by the Borrower (and absent such direction in direct order of maturity).
 
(d)          Prior to any repayment of any Term Loan Borrowings of any Class hereunder, the Borrower shall select the Borrowing or Borrowings of the applicable Class to be repaid and shall notify the Administrative Agent in writing or by telephone (confirmed by hand delivery, facsimile or other electronic transmission) of such election not later than 2:00 p.m., New York City time, (x) in the case of Eurocurrency Loans, three (3) Business Days before the scheduled date of such repayment and (y) in the case of ABR Loans, one Business Day before the scheduled date of such repayment.  In the absence of a designation by the Borrower as described in the preceding sentence, the Administrative Agent shall make such designation in its reasonable discretion with a view, but no obligation, to minimize breakage costs owing under Section 2.16.  Each repayment of a Borrowing shall be applied ratably to the Loans included in the repaid Borrowing.  Repayments of Term Loan Borrowings shall be accompanied by accrued interest on the amount repaid.
 
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SECTION 2.11          Prepayment of Loans.

(a)          (i)  The Borrower shall have the right at any time and from time to time to prepay any Borrowing of any Class in whole or in part, without premium or penalty (subject to the immediately succeeding proviso); provided that in the event that, on or prior to the date that is six months after the Effective Date, the Borrower (i) makes any prepayment of Term Loans in connection with any Repricing Transaction the primary purpose of which is to decrease the Effective Yield on such Term Loans or (ii) effects any amendment of this Agreement resulting in a Repricing Transaction the primary purpose of which is to decrease the Effective Yield on the Term Loans, the Borrower shall pay to the Administrative Agent, for the ratable account of each of the applicable Lenders, (x) in the case of clause (i), a prepayment premium of 1.00% of the principal amount of the Term Loans being prepaid in connection with such Repricing Transaction and (y) in the case of clause (ii), an amount equal to 1.00% of the aggregate amount of the applicable Term Loans outstanding immediately prior to such amendment that are subject to an effective pricing reduction pursuant to such Repricing Transaction.
 
(ii)          Notwithstanding anything in any Loan Document to the contrary, so long as no Default or Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, the Borrower may prepay the outstanding Term Loans on the following basis:
 
(A)          The Borrower shall have the right to make a voluntary prepayment of Term Loans of any Class at a discount to par (such prepayment, the “Discounted Term Loan Prepayment”) pursuant to a Borrower Offer of Specified Discount Prepayment, Borrower Solicitation of Discount Range Prepayment Offers or Borrower Solicitation of Discounted Prepayment Offers, in each case made in accordance with this Section 2.11(a)(ii); provided that (x) the Borrower shall not make any Borrowing of Revolving Loans to fund any Discounted Term Loan Prepayment and (y) the Borrower shall not initiate any action under this Section 2.11(a)(ii) in order to make a Discounted Term Loan Prepayment with respect to any Class unless (I) at least ten (10) Business Days shall have passed since the consummation of the most recent Discounted Term Loan Prepayment with respect to such Class as a result of a prepayment made by the Borrower on the applicable Discounted Prepayment Effective Date; or (II) at least three (3) Business Days shall have passed since the date the Borrower was notified that no Term Lender was willing to accept any prepayment of any Term Loan and/or Other Term Loan at the Specified Discount, within the Discount Range or at any discount to par value, as applicable, or in the case of Borrower Solicitation of Discounted Prepayment Offers, the date of the Borrower’s election not to accept any Solicited Discounted Prepayment Offers.
 
(B)          (1) Subject to the proviso to subsection (A) above, the Borrower may from time to time offer to make a Discounted Term Loan Prepayment by providing the Auction Agent with three (3) Business Days’ notice in the form of a Specified Discount Prepayment Notice; provided that (I) any such offer shall be made available, at the sole discretion of the Borrower, to each Term Lender and/or each Lender with respect to any Class of Term Loans on an individual tranche basis, (II) any such offer shall specify the aggregate principal amount offered to be prepaid (the “Specified Discount Prepayment Amount”) with respect to each applicable Class, the Class or Classes of Term Loans subject to such offer and the specific percentage discount to par (the “Specified Discount”) of such Term Loans to be prepaid (it being understood that different Specified Discounts and/or Specified Discount Prepayment Amounts may be offered with respect to different Classes of Term Loans and, in such an event, each such offer will be treated as a separate offer pursuant to the terms of this Section), (III) the Specified Discount Prepayment Amount shall be in an aggregate amount not less than $1,000,000 and whole increments of $500,000 in excess thereof and (IV) each such offer shall remain outstanding through the Specified Discount Prepayment Response Date.  The Auction Agent will promptly provide each relevant Term Lender with a copy of such Specified Discount Prepayment Notice and a form of the Specified Discount Prepayment Response to be completed and returned by each such Term Lender to the Auction Agent (or its delegate) by no later than 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on the third Business Day after the date of delivery of such notice to the relevant Term Lenders (the “Specified Discount Prepayment Response Date”).
 
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(2)          Each relevant Term Lender receiving such offer shall notify the Auction Agent (or its delegate) by the Specified Discount Prepayment Response Date whether or not it agrees to accept a prepayment of any of its relevant then outstanding Term Loans at the Specified Discount and, if so (such accepting Term Lender, a “Discount Prepayment Accepting Lender”), the amount and the Classes of such Term Lender’s Term Loans to be prepaid at such offered discount.  Each acceptance of a Discounted Term Loan Prepayment by a Discount Prepayment Accepting Lender shall be irrevocable.  Any Term Lender whose Specified Discount Prepayment Response is not received by the Auction Agent by the Specified Discount Prepayment Response Date shall be deemed to have declined to accept the applicable Borrower Offer of Specified Discount Prepayment.
 
(3)          If there is at least one Discount Prepayment Accepting Lender, the Borrower will make prepayment of outstanding Term Loans pursuant to this paragraph (B) to each Discount Prepayment Accepting Lender in accordance with the respective outstanding amount and Classes of Term Loans specified in such Term Lender’s Specified Discount Prepayment Response given pursuant to subsection (2); provided that, if the aggregate principal amount of Term Loans accepted for prepayment by all Discount Prepayment Accepting Lenders exceeds the Specified Discount Prepayment Amount, such prepayment shall be made pro-rata among the Discount Prepayment Accepting Lenders in accordance with the respective principal amounts accepted to be prepaid by each such Discount Prepayment Accepting Lender and the Auction Agent (in consultation with the Borrower and subject to rounding requirements of the Auction Agent made in its reasonable discretion) will calculate such proration (the “Specified Discount Proration”).  The Auction Agent shall promptly, and in any case within three (3) Business Days following the Specified Discount Prepayment Response Date, notify (I) the Borrower of the respective Term Lenders’ responses to such offer, the Discounted Prepayment Effective Date and the aggregate principal amount of the Discounted Term Loan Prepayment and the Classes to be prepaid, (II) each Term Lender of the Discounted Prepayment Effective Date, and the aggregate principal amount and the Classes of Term Loans to be prepaid at the Specified Discount on such date and (III) each Discount Prepayment Accepting Lender of the Specified Discount Proration, if any, and confirmation of the principal amount, Class and Type of Loans of such Term Lender to be prepaid at the Specified Discount on such date.  Each determination by the Auction Agent of the amounts stated in the foregoing notices to the Borrower and Term Lenders shall be conclusive and binding for all purposes absent manifest error.  The payment amount specified in such notice to the Borrower shall be due and payable by the Borrower on the Discounted Prepayment Effective Date in accordance with subsection (F) below (subject to subsection (J) below).
 
(C)          (1) Subject to the proviso to subsection (A) above, the Borrower may from time to time solicit Discount Range Prepayment Offers by providing the Auction Agent with three (3) Business Days’ notice in the form of a Discount Range Prepayment Notice; provided that (I) any such solicitation shall be extended, at the sole discretion of the Borrower, to each Term Lender and/or each Lender with respect to any Class of Term Loans on an individual tranche basis, (II) any such notice shall specify the maximum aggregate principal amount of the relevant Term Loans (the “Discount Range Prepayment Amount”), the Class or Classes of Term Loans subject to such offer and the maximum and minimum percentage discounts to par (the “Discount Range”) of the principal amount of such Term Loans with respect to each relevant Class of Term Loans willing to be prepaid by the Borrower (it being understood that different Discount Ranges and/or Discount Range Prepayment Amounts may be offered with respect to different Classes of Term Loans and, in such an event, each such offer will be treated as a separate offer pursuant to the terms of this Section), (III) the Discount Range Prepayment Amount shall be in an aggregate amount not less than $1,000,000 and whole increments of $500,000 in excess thereof and (IV) each such solicitation by the Borrower shall remain outstanding through the Discount Range Prepayment Response Date.  The Auction Agent will promptly provide each relevant Term Lender with a copy of such Discount Range Prepayment Notice and a form of the Discount Range Prepayment Offer to be submitted by a responding relevant Term Lender to the Auction Agent (or its delegate) by no later than 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on the third Business Day after the date of delivery of such notice to the relevant Term Lenders (the “Discount Range Prepayment Response Date”).  Each relevant Term Lender’s Discount Range Prepayment Offer shall be irrevocable and shall specify a discount to par within the Discount Range (the “Submitted Discount”) at which such Term Lender is willing to allow prepayment of any or all of its then outstanding Term Loans of the applicable Class or Classes and the maximum aggregate principal amount and Classes of such Term Lender’s Term Loans (the “Submitted Amount”) such Term Lender is willing to have prepaid at the Submitted Discount.  Any Term Lender whose Discount Range Prepayment Offer is not received by the Auction Agent by the Discount Range Prepayment Response Date shall be deemed to have declined to accept a Discounted Term Loan Prepayment of any of its Term Loans at any discount to their par value within the Discount Range.
 
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(2)          The Auction Agent shall review all Discount Range Prepayment Offers received on or before the applicable Discount Range Prepayment Response Date and shall determine (in consultation with the Borrower and subject to rounding requirements of the Auction Agent made in its sole reasonable discretion) the Applicable Discount and Term Loans to be prepaid at such Applicable Discount in accordance with this subsection (C).  The Borrower agrees to accept on the Discount Range Prepayment Response Date all Discount Range Prepayment Offers received by Auction Agent by the Discount Range Prepayment Response Date, in the order from the Submitted Discount that is the largest discount to par to the Submitted Discount that is the smallest discount to par, up to and including the Submitted Discount that is the smallest discount to par within the Discount Range (such Submitted Discount that is the smallest discount to par within the Discount Range being referred to as the “Applicable Discount”) which yields a Discounted Term Loan Prepayment in an aggregate principal amount equal to the lower of (I) the Discount Range Prepayment Amount and (II) the sum of all Submitted Amounts.  Each Term Lender that has submitted a Discount Range Prepayment Offer to accept prepayment at a discount to par that is larger than or equal to the Applicable Discount shall be deemed to have irrevocably consented to prepayment of Term Loans equal to its Submitted Amount (subject to any required proration pursuant to the following subsection (3)) at the Applicable Discount (each such Term Lender, a “Participating Lender”).
 
(3)          If there is at least one Participating Lender, the Borrower will prepay the respective outstanding Term Loans of each Participating Lender in the aggregate principal amount and of the Classes specified in such Term Lender’s Discount Range Prepayment Offer at the Applicable Discount; provided that if the Submitted Amount by all Participating Lenders offered at a discount to par greater than the Applicable Discount exceeds the Discount Range Prepayment Amount, prepayment of the principal amount of the relevant Term Loans for those Participating Lenders whose Submitted Discount is a discount to par greater than or equal to the Applicable Discount (the “Identified Participating Lenders”) shall be made pro-rata among the Identified Participating Lenders in accordance with the Submitted Amount of each such Identified Participating Lender and the Auction Agent (in consultation with the Borrower and subject to rounding requirements of the Auction Agent made in its sole reasonable discretion) will calculate such proration (the “Discount Range Proration”).  The Auction Agent shall promptly, and in any case within five (5) Business Days following the Discount Range Prepayment Response Date, notify (I) the Borrower of the respective Term Lenders’ responses to such solicitation, the Discounted Prepayment Effective Date, the Applicable Discount, and the aggregate principal amount of the Discounted Term Loan Prepayment and the Classes to be prepaid, (II) each Term Lender of the Discounted Prepayment Effective Date, the Applicable Discount, and the aggregate principal amount and Classes of Term Loans to be prepaid at the Applicable Discount on such date, (III) each Participating Lender of the aggregate principal amount and Classes of such Term Lender to be prepaid at the Applicable Discount on such date, and (z) if applicable, each Identified Participating Lender of the Discount Range Proration.  Each determination by the Auction Agent of the amounts stated in the foregoing notices to the Borrower and Term Lenders shall be conclusive and binding for all purposes absent manifest error.  The payment amount specified in such notice to the Borrower shall be due and payable by the Borrower on the Discounted Prepayment Effective Date in accordance with subsection (F) below (subject to subsection (J) below).
 
(D)          (1) Subject to the proviso to subsection (A) above, the Borrower may from time to time solicit Solicited Discounted Prepayment Offers by providing the Auction Agent with three (3) Business Days’ notice in the form of a Solicited Discounted Prepayment Notice; provided that (I) any such solicitation shall be extended, at the sole discretion of the Borrower, to each Term Lender and/or each Lender with respect to any Class of Term Loans on an individual tranche basis, (II) any such notice shall specify the maximum aggregate dollar amount of the Term Loans (the “Solicited Discounted Prepayment Amount”) and the Class or Classes of Term Loans the Borrower is willing to prepay at a discount (it being understood that different Solicited Discounted Prepayment Amounts may be offered with respect to different Classes of Term Loans and, in such an event, each such offer will be treated as a separate offer pursuant to the terms of this Section), (III) the Solicited Discounted Prepayment Amount shall be in an aggregate amount not less than $1,000,000 and whole increments of $500,000 in excess thereof and (IV) each such solicitation by the Borrower shall remain outstanding through the Solicited Discounted Prepayment Response Date.  The Auction Agent will promptly provide each relevant Term Lender with a copy of such Solicited Discounted Prepayment Notice and a form of the Solicited Discounted Prepayment Offer to be submitted by a responding Term Lender to the Auction Agent (or its delegate) by no later than 5:00 p.m., New York City time on the third Business Day after the date of delivery of such notice to the relevant Term Lenders (the “Solicited Discounted Prepayment Response Date”).  Each Term Lender’s Solicited Discounted Prepayment Offer shall (x) be irrevocable, (y) remain outstanding until the Acceptance Date, and (z) specify both a discount to par (the “Offered Discount”) at which such Term Lender is willing to allow prepayment of its then outstanding Term Loan and the maximum aggregate principal amount and Classes of such Term Loans (the “Offered Amount”) such Term Lender is willing to have prepaid at the Offered Discount.  Any Term Lender whose Solicited Discounted Prepayment Offer is not received by the Auction Agent by the Solicited Discounted Prepayment Response Date shall be deemed to have declined prepayment of any of its Term Loans at any discount.
 
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(2)          The Auction Agent shall promptly provide the Borrower with a copy of all Solicited Discounted Prepayment Offers received on or before the Solicited Discounted Prepayment Response Date.  The Borrower shall review all such Solicited Discounted Prepayment Offers and select the smallest of the Offered Discounts specified by the relevant responding Term Lenders in the Solicited Discounted Prepayment Offers that is acceptable to the Borrower (the “Acceptable Discount”), if any.  If the Borrower elects to accept any Offered Discount as the Acceptable Discount, then as soon as practicable after the determination of the Acceptable Discount, but in no event later than by the third Business Day after the date of receipt by the Borrower from the Auction Agent of a copy of all Solicited Discounted Prepayment Offers pursuant to the first sentence of this subsection (2) (the “Acceptance Date”), the Borrower shall submit an Acceptance and Prepayment Notice to the Auction Agent setting forth the Acceptable Discount.  If the Auction Agent shall fail to receive an Acceptance and Prepayment Notice from the Borrower by the Acceptance Date, the Borrower shall be deemed to have rejected all Solicited Discounted Prepayment Offers.
 
(3)          Based upon the Acceptable Discount and the Solicited Discounted Prepayment Offers received by Auction Agent by the Solicited Discounted Prepayment Response Date, within three (3) Business Days after receipt of an Acceptance and Prepayment Notice (the “Discounted Prepayment Determination Date”), the Auction Agent will determine (in consultation with the Borrower and subject to rounding requirements of the Auction Agent made in its sole reasonable discretion) the aggregate principal amount and the Classes of Term Loans (the “Acceptable Prepayment Amount”) to be prepaid by the Borrower at the Acceptable Discount in accordance with this Section 2.11(a)(ii)(D)).  If the Borrower elects to accept any Acceptable Discount, then the Borrower agrees to accept all Solicited Discounted Prepayment Offers received by Auction Agent by the Solicited Discounted Prepayment Response Date, in the order from largest Offered Discount to smallest Offered Discount, up to and including the Acceptable Discount.  Each Term Lender that has submitted a Solicited Discounted Prepayment Offer with an Offered Discount that is greater than or equal to the Acceptable Discount shall be deemed to have irrevocably consented to prepayment of Term Loans equal to its Offered Amount (subject to any required pro-rata reduction pursuant to the following sentence) at the Acceptable Discount (each such Term Lender, a “Qualifying Lender”).  The Borrower will prepay outstanding Term Loans pursuant to this subsection (D) to each Qualifying Lender in the aggregate principal amount and of the Classes specified in such Term Lender’s Solicited Discounted Prepayment Offer at the Acceptable Discount; provided that if the aggregate Offered Amount by all Qualifying Lenders whose Offered Discount is greater than or equal to the Acceptable Discount exceeds the Solicited Discounted Prepayment Amount, prepayment of the principal amount of the Term Loans for those Qualifying Lenders whose Offered Discount is greater than or equal to the Acceptable Discount (the “Identified Qualifying Lenders”) shall be made pro rata among the Identified Qualifying Lenders in accordance with the Offered Amount of each such Identified Qualifying Lender and the Auction Agent (in consultation with the Borrower and subject to rounding requirements of the Auction Agent made in its sole reasonable discretion) will calculate such proration (the “Solicited Discount Proration”).  On or prior to the Discounted Prepayment Determination Date, the Auction Agent shall promptly notify (I) the Borrower of the Discounted Prepayment Effective Date and Acceptable Prepayment Amount comprising the Discounted Term Loan Prepayment and the Classes to be prepaid, (II) each Term Lender of the Discounted Prepayment Effective Date, the Acceptable Discount, and the Acceptable Prepayment Amount of all Term Loans and the Classes to be prepaid to be prepaid at the Applicable Discount on such date, (III) each Qualifying Lender of the aggregate principal amount and the Classes of such Term Lender to be prepaid at the Acceptable Discount on such date, and (IV) if applicable, each Identified Qualifying Lender of the Solicited Discount Proration.  Each determination by the Auction Agent of the amounts stated in the foregoing notices to the Borrower and Term Lenders shall be conclusive and binding for all purposes absent manifest error.  The payment amount specified in such notice to the Borrower shall be due and payable by the Borrower on the Discounted Prepayment Effective Date in accordance with subsection (F) below (subject to subsection (J) below).
 
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(E)          In connection with any Discounted Term Loan Prepayment, the Borrower and the Term Lenders acknowledge and agree that the Auction Agent may require as a condition to any Discounted Term Loan Prepayment, the payment of customary fees and expenses from the Borrower in connection therewith.
 
(F)          If any Term Loan is prepaid in accordance with paragraphs (B) through (D) above, the Borrower shall prepay such Term Loans on the Discounted Prepayment Effective Date.  The Borrower shall make such prepayment to the Auction Agent, for the account of the Discount Prepayment Accepting Lenders, Participating Lenders, or Qualifying Lenders, as applicable, at the Administrative Agent’s Office in immediately available funds not later than 11:00 a.m., New York City time, on the Discounted Prepayment Effective Date and all such prepayments shall be applied to the remaining principal installments of the relevant Class of Term Loans on a pro rata basis across such installments. The Term Loans so prepaid shall be accompanied by all accrued and unpaid interest on the par principal amount so prepaid up to, but not including, the Discounted Prepayment Effective Date.  Each prepayment of the outstanding Term Loans pursuant to this Section 2.11(a)(ii) shall be paid to the Discount Prepayment Accepting Lenders, Participating Lenders, or Qualifying Lenders, as applicable.  The aggregate principal amount of the Classes and installments of the relevant Term Loans outstanding shall be deemed reduced by the full par value of the aggregate principal amount of the Classes of Term Loans prepaid on the Discounted Prepayment Effective Date in any Discounted Term Loan Prepayment.
 
(G)          To the extent not expressly provided for herein, each Discounted Term Loan Prepayment shall be consummated pursuant to procedures consistent, with the provisions in this Section 2.11(a)(ii), established by the Auction Agent acting in its reasonable discretion and as reasonably agreed by the Borrower.
 
(H)          Notwithstanding anything in any Loan Document to the contrary, for purposes of this Section 2.11(a)(ii), each notice or other communication required to be delivered or otherwise provided to the Auction Agent (or its delegate) shall be deemed to have been given upon Auction Agent’s (or its delegate’s) actual receipt during normal business hours of such notice or communication; provided that any notice or communication actually received outside of normal business hours shall be deemed to have been given as of the opening of business on the next Business Day.
 
(I)          The Borrower and each of the Term Lenders acknowledges and agrees that the Auction Agent may perform any and all of its duties under this Section 2.11(a)(ii) by itself or through any Affiliate of the Auction Agent and expressly consents to any such delegation of duties by the Auction Agent to such Affiliate and the performance of such delegated duties by such Affiliate.  The exculpatory provisions pursuant to this Agreement shall apply to each Affiliate of the Auction Agent and its respective activities in connection with any Discounted Term Loan Prepayment provided for in this Section 2.11(a)(ii) as well as activities of the Auction Agent.
 
(J)          The Borrower shall have the right, by written notice to the Auction Agent, to revoke in full (but not in part) its offer to make a Discounted Term Loan Prepayment and rescind the applicable Specified Discount Prepayment Notice, Discount Range Prepayment Notice or Solicited Discounted Prepayment Notice therefor at its discretion at any time on or prior to the applicable Specified Discount Prepayment Response Date (and if such offer is revoked pursuant to this subclause (J), any failure by the Borrower to make any prepayment to a Term Lender, as applicable, pursuant to this Section 2.11(a)(ii) shall not constitute a Default or Event of Default under Section 7.01 or otherwise).
 
Notwithstanding anything to contrary, the provisions of this Section 2.11(a)(ii) shall permit any transaction permitted by such section to be conducted on a Class by Class basis and on a non-pro rata basis across Classes (but not within a single Class), in each case, as selected by the Borrower.
 
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(b)          In the event and on each occasion that the aggregate Revolving Exposures exceed the aggregate Revolving Commitments, the Borrower shall prepay Revolving Loan Borrowings (or, if no such Borrowings are outstanding, deposit Cash Collateral in an account with the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 2.05(j)) in an aggregate amount necessary to eliminate such excess.
 
(c)          In the event and on each occasion that any Net Proceeds are received by or on behalf of the Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries in respect of any Prepayment Event, the Borrower shall, within ten Business Days after such Net Proceeds are received (or, in the case of a Prepayment Event described in clause (b) of the definition of the term “Prepayment Event,” on the date of such Prepayment Event), prepay Term Loan Borrowings in an aggregate amount equal to the Disposition/Debt Percentage of the amount of such Net Proceeds; provided that, in the case of any event described in clause (a) of the definition of the term “Prepayment Event” in reliance on clause (I) of the first proviso to Section 6.05(k), if the Borrower or any of the Restricted Subsidiaries invests (or commits to invest) the Net Proceeds from such event (or a portion thereof) within 540 days after receipt of such Net Proceeds in the business of Holdings and its Subsidiaries (including any acquisitions or other Investment permitted under Section 6.04), then no prepayment shall be required pursuant to this paragraph in respect of such Net Proceeds in respect of such event (or the applicable portion of such Net Proceeds, if applicable) except to the extent of any such Net Proceeds therefrom that have not been so invested (or committed to be invested) by the end of such 540 day period (or if committed to be so invested within such 540 day period, have not been so invested within 720 days after receipt thereof), at which time a prepayment shall be required in an amount equal to such Net Proceeds that have not been so invested (or committed to be invested); provided, further, that the Borrower may elect to deem expenditures that occur prior to the receipt of such Net Proceeds but otherwise would be permissible reinvestments to have been reinvested in accordance with the provisions of this Section 2.11(c) if such expenditures are made following the later of (A) ninety (90) days prior to receipt of such Net Proceeds and (B) the date the definitive agreement with a third party is entered into for the sale, transfer or other Disposition of the assets underlying such Net Proceeds); provided, further, that the Borrower may use a portion of such Net Proceeds to prepay, redeem or repurchase (or to offer to prepay, redeem or repurchase) any other Indebtedness that is secured by a Lien on the Collateral that ranks equal in priority (but without regard to the control of remedies) with the Lien on the Collateral securing the Secured Obligations to the extent such other Indebtedness and the Liens securing the same are permitted hereunder and the documentation governing such other Indebtedness requires such a prepayment, redemption or repurchase (or such an offer to prepay, redeem or repurchase) (such Indebtedness required to be so repaid, redeemed or repurchased (or offered to be repaid, redeemed or repurchased), the “Other Applicable Indebtedness”), in each case in an amount not to exceed the product of (x) the amount of such Net Proceeds and (y) a fraction, the numerator of which is the outstanding principal amount of such Other Applicable Indebtedness and the denominator of which is the aggregate outstanding principal amount of Term Loans and such Other Applicable Indebtedness.
 
(d)          Following the end of each fiscal year of the Borrower, commencing with the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022, the Borrower shall prepay Term Loan Borrowings in an aggregate amount (the “ECF Payment Amount”) equal to the ECF Percentage of Excess Cash Flow for such fiscal year; provided that (A) at the Borrower’s option, such amount shall be reduced by the sum of (i) the aggregate amount of prepayments, repurchases or redemptions during such fiscal year or, at the option of the Borrower, after such fiscal year and prior to the date of the required Excess Cash Flow payment in lieu of being deducted from the Excess Cash Flow prepayment with respect to the fiscal year in which actually made (including, without limitation, loan buybacks and prepayments in connection with lender replacement provisions) of (x) Term Loans (and, to the extent the revolving commitments are reduced in a corresponding amount pursuant to Section 2.08, Revolving Loans, Incremental Revolving Loans and Other Revolving Loans) made pursuant to Section 2.11(a) and repurchases pursuant to Section 9.04(h) (provided that such reduction as a result of prepayments pursuant to Section 2.11(a)(ii) and repurchases pursuant to Section 9.04(h) shall be limited to the actual amount of such cash prepayment) and (y) other Indebtedness that is secured by any portion of the Collateral on an equal priority basis (but without regard to the control of remedies) with Liens securing the Secured Obligations (provided that in the case of the prepayment of any revolving commitments, there is a corresponding reduction in commitments), excluding, in each case under this sub-clause (i), all such prepayments funded with the proceeds of other long-term Indebtedness (other than revolving Indebtedness or intercompany loans among the Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries) (unless such long-term Indebtedness has been repaid with internally generated cash) or issuances of Equity Interests and (ii) the ECF Deductions, (B) any such amounts described in the foregoing clause (A) that have not been applied to reduce the ECF Prepayment Amount shall be carried over to subsequent fiscal years and may be applied to reduce the ECF Prepayment Amount in respect of such subsequent fiscal years, until such time as such amounts have been used to reduce any such ECF Prepayment Amount and (C) no prepayment of Term Loans shall be required under this Section 2.11(d) unless, and solely to the extent that, the ECF Payment Amount for such fiscal year exceeds the greater of (x) $20,000,000 and (y) 15% of Consolidated EBITDA for the most recently ended Test Period as of such time determined on a Pro Forma Basis (such threshold, the “ECF Threshold”) (any amounts not in excess of such amount, “Retained ECF Proceeds”) (it being understood that the Borrower shall only be required to repay Term Loans under this Section 2.11(d) for such fiscal year in the amount by which the ECF Payment Amount exceeds the ECF Threshold); provided, further, that the Borrower may use a portion of such Excess Cash Flow to prepay, redeem or repurchase (or to offer to prepay, redeem or repurchase) any Other Applicable Indebtedness, in each case in an amount not to exceed the product of (x) the amount of such ECF Percentage of Excess Cash Flow and (y) a fraction, the numerator of which is the outstanding principal amount of such Other Applicable Indebtedness and the denominator of which is the aggregate outstanding principal amount of Term Loans and such Other Applicable Indebtedness.  Each prepayment pursuant to this paragraph shall be made on or before the date that is ten Business Days after the date on which financial statements are required to be delivered pursuant to Section 5.01(a) with respect to the fiscal year for which Excess Cash Flow is being calculated.
 
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(e)          Prior to any optional or mandatory prepayment of Borrowings hereunder, the Borrower shall select the Borrowing or Borrowings of any Class to be prepaid and shall specify such selection in the notice of such prepayment pursuant to paragraph (f) of this Section (including in the event of any mandatory prepayment of Term Loan Borrowings made at a time when Term Loan Borrowings of more than one Class remain outstanding); provided that (I) any Term Lender (and, to the extent provided in the Incremental Facility Amendment, Refinancing Amendment or Loan Modification Offer for any Class of Term Loans, any Lender that holds Term Loans of such Class) may elect, by notice to the Administrative Agent by telephone (confirmed by hand delivery, facsimile or other electronic transmission) at least one Business Day prior to the prepayment date, to decline all or any portion of any prepayment of its Term Loans or Other Term Loans of any such Class pursuant to this Section (other than an optional prepayment pursuant to paragraph (a)(i) of this Section or a mandatory prepayment as a result of the Prepayment Event set forth in clause (b) of the definition thereof, which may not be declined), in which case the aggregate amount of the prepayment that would have been applied to prepay Term Loans of any such Class but was so declined shall be retained by Holdings, the Borrower and the Restricted Subsidiaries (such amounts, “Retained Declined Proceeds”) and (II) notwithstanding anything to the contrary set forth in this Agreement, any prepayment of Loans with the Net Proceeds of, or in exchange for, Credit Agreement Refinancing Indebtedness pursuant to clause (b) of the definition of Prepayment Event shall be applied solely to each applicable Class or Classes of Loans being refinanced as selected by the Borrower.  Optional and mandatory prepayments of Term Loan Borrowings shall be allocated among the Class or Classes of Term Loan Borrowings as directed by the Borrower. In the absence of a designation by the Borrower as described in the preceding provisions of this paragraph of the Type of Borrowing of any Class, the Administrative Agent shall make such designation in its reasonable discretion with a view, but no obligation, to minimize breakage costs owing under Section 2.16.
 
(f)          The Borrower shall notify the Administrative Agent of any prepayment hereunder by telephone or delivering a Notice of Loan Prepayment; provided that, unless otherwise agreed by the Administrative Agent, such notice must be received (i) in the case of prepayment of a Eurocurrency Borrowing, not later than 11:00 a.m., New York City time, three (3) Business Days before the date of prepayment or (ii) in the case of prepayment of an ABR Borrowing, not later than 11:00 a.m., New York City time, one Business Day before the date of prepayment; provided, further, that each telephonic notice shall be confirmed promptly by hand delivery, facsimile or other electronic transmission to the Administrative Agent of a written Notice of Loan Prepayment signed by a Responsible Officer of the Borrower.  Each such notice shall be irrevocable and shall specify the prepayment date and the principal amount of each Borrowing or portion thereof to be prepaid and, in the case of a mandatory prepayment, a reasonably detailed calculation of the amount of such prepayment; provided that a notice of optional prepayment may state that such notice is conditional upon the effectiveness of other credit facilities or the receipt of the proceeds from the issuance of other Indebtedness or the occurrence of some other identifiable event or condition, in which case such notice of prepayment may be revoked by the Borrower (by notice to the Administrative Agent on or prior to the specified date of prepayment) if such condition is not satisfied.  Promptly following receipt of any such notice, the Administrative Agent shall advise the Lenders of the contents thereof.  Each partial prepayment of any Borrowing shall be in an amount that would be permitted in the case of an advance of a Borrowing of the same Type as provided in Section 2.02, except as necessary to apply fully the required amount of a mandatory prepayment.  Each prepayment of a Borrowing shall be applied ratably to the Loans included in the prepaid Borrowing.  Prepayments shall be accompanied by accrued interest to the extent required by Section 2.13.  At the Borrower’s election in connection with any prepayment pursuant to this Section 2.11, such prepayment shall not be applied to any Term Loan or Revolving Loan of a Defaulting Lender and shall be allocated ratably among the relevant non-Defaulting Lenders.
 
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(g)          Notwithstanding any other provisions of Section 2.11(c) or (c), (A) to the extent that any of or all the Net Proceeds of any Prepayment Event set forth in clause (a) of the definition thereof by a Foreign Subsidiary giving rise to a prepayment pursuant to Section 2.11(c) (a “Foreign Prepayment Event”) or Excess Cash Flow  of a Foreign Subsidiary giving rise to a prepayment pursuant to Section 2.11(d) are prohibited or delayed by any Requirement of Law from being repatriated to the Borrower, an amount equal to the portion of such Net Proceeds or Excess Cash Flow so affected will not be required to be applied to repay Term Loans at the times provided in Section 2.11(c) or (c), as the case may be, so long, but only so long, as the applicable Requirement of Law will not permit repatriation to the Borrower (the Borrower hereby agreeing to cause the applicable Foreign Subsidiary to promptly take all actions reasonably required by the applicable Requirement of Law to permit such repatriation), and once such repatriation of any of such affected Net Proceeds or Excess Cash Flow is permitted under the applicable Requirement of Law, an amount equal to such Net Proceeds or Excess Cash Flow will be promptly  applied (net of additional taxes that would be payable or reserved against as a result  of repatriating such amounts to the extent not taken into account by the definition of Net Proceeds or Excess Cash Flow, as applicable) to the repayment of the Term Loans pursuant to Section 2.11(c) or (c), as applicable, and (B) to the extent that and for so long as the Borrower has determined in good faith that repatriation of any of or all the Net Proceeds of any Foreign Prepayment Event or Excess Cash Flow of a Foreign Subsidiary would have a material adverse tax consequence (taking into account any foreign tax credit or benefit actually realized in connection with such repatriation) with respect to such Net Proceeds or Excess Cash Flow, an amount equal to the Net Proceeds or Excess Cash Flow so affected will not be required to be applied to repay Term Loans at the times provided in Section 2.11(c) or (c), as the case may be; provided that when the Borrower determines in good faith that repatriation of any of or all the Net Proceeds of any Foreign Prepayment Event or Excess Cash Flow would no longer have a material adverse tax consequence (taking into account any foreign tax credit or benefit actually realized in connection with such repatriation) with respect to such Net Proceeds or Excess Cash Flow, an amount equal to such Net Proceeds or Excess Cash Flow shall be promptly applied (net of additional taxes that would be payable or reserved against as a result of repatriating such amounts to the extent not taken into account by the definition of Net Proceeds or Excess Cash Flow, as applicable) to the repayment of the Term Loans pursuant to Section 2.11(c) or (c), as applicable.
 
SECTION 2.12          Fees.
 
(a)          The Borrower agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent in dollars for the account of each Revolving Lender a commitment fee, which shall accrue at the rate of 0.25% per annum (or at any time following delivery of the consolidated financial statements pursuant to Section 5.01(a) or Section 5.01(b) as of and for the fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2021, 0.375% per annum if the First Lien Leverage Ratio is greater than 2.75 to 1.00) on the actual daily unused amount of the Revolving Commitment of such Lender during the period from and including the Effective Date to but excluding the date on which the Revolving Commitments terminate.  Accrued commitment fees shall be payable in arrears on the third Business Day following the last day of March, June, September and December of each year and on the date on which the Revolving Commitments terminate, commencing on the first such date to occur after the date hereof.  All commitment fees shall be computed on the basis of a year of 360 days and shall be payable for the actual number of days elapsed (including the first day but excluding the last day).  For purposes of computing commitment fees, a Revolving Commitment of a Lender shall be deemed to be used to the extent of the outstanding Revolving Loans and LC Exposure of such Lender.
 
(b)          The Borrower agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Revolving Lender (other than any Defaulting Lender) a participation fee with respect to its participations in Letters of Credit, which shall accrue at the Applicable Rate, in each case, used to determine the interest rate applicable to Eurocurrency Revolving Loans, on the daily amount of such Revolving Lender’s LC Exposure (excluding any portion thereof attributable to unreimbursed LC Disbursements), during the period from and including the Effective Date to but excluding the later of the date on which such Revolving Lender’s Revolving Commitment terminates and the date on which such Revolving Lender ceases to have any LC Exposure.  In addition, the Borrower agrees to pay to each Issuing Bank, for its own account, a fronting fee, in respect of each Letter of Credit issued by such Issuing Bank to the Borrower for the period from the date of issuance of such Letter of Credit through the expiration date of such Letter of Credit (or if terminated on an earlier date to the termination date of such Letter of Credit), computed at a rate equal to 0.125% per annum or such other percentage per annum to be agreed upon between the Borrower and such Issuing Bank of the daily outstanding amount of such Letter of Credit, as well as such Issuing Bank’s standard fees with respect to the issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of any Letter of Credit or processing of drawings thereunder.  Participation fees and fronting fees accrued through and including the last day of March, June, September and December of each year shall be payable on the third Business Day following the last day of March, June, September and December of each year; provided that all such fees shall be payable on the date on which the Revolving Commitments terminate and any such fees accruing after the date on which the Revolving Commitments terminate shall be payable on demand until the expiration or cancellation of all outstanding Letters of Credit.  All participation fees and fronting fees shall be computed on the basis of a year of 360 days and shall be payable for the actual number of days elapsed.
 
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(c)          All fees payable hereunder shall be paid on the dates due, in immediately available funds, to the Administrative Agent (or to an Issuing Bank, in the case of fees payable to it) for distribution, in the case of commitment fees and participation fees, to the Revolving Lenders entitled thereto.  Fees paid hereunder shall not be refundable under any circumstances.
 
(d)          The Borrower agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent, for its own account, an agency fee payable in the amount and at the times separately agreed upon between the Borrower and the Administrative Agent.
 
(e)          Notwithstanding the foregoing, and subject to Section 2.22, the Borrower shall not be obligated to pay any amounts to any Defaulting Lender pursuant to this Section 2.12; provided that such amounts shall be payable to any non-Defaulting Lender which assumes the obligations of a Defaulting Lender pursuant to Section 2.22(a)(iv).
 
SECTION 2.13          Interest.
 
(a)          The Loans comprising each ABR Borrowing shall bear interest at the Alternate Base Rate plus the Applicable Rate.
 
(b)          The Loans comprising each Eurocurrency Borrowing shall bear interest at the Adjusted LIBO Rate for the Interest Period in effect for such Borrowing plus the Applicable Rate
 
(c)          Notwithstanding the foregoing, if any principal of or interest on any Loan or any fee or other amount payable by the Borrower hereunder is not paid when due, whether at stated maturity, upon acceleration or otherwise, during the continuance of an Event of Default under clauses (a), (b), (h) or (i) of Section 7.01, such overdue amount shall bear interest, after as well as before judgment, at a rate per annum equal to (i) in the case of overdue principal of any Loan, 2.00% per annum plus the rate otherwise applicable to such Loan as provided in the preceding paragraphs of this Section 2.13 or (ii) in the case of any other amount, 2.00% per annum plus the rate applicable to ABR Revolving Loans as provided in paragraph (a) of this Section; provided that no amount shall be payable pursuant to this Section 2.13(c) to a Defaulting Lender so long as such Lender shall be a Defaulting Lender; provided, further, that no amounts shall accrue pursuant to this Section 2.13(c) on any overdue amount, reimbursement obligation in respect of any LC Disbursement or other amount payable to a Defaulting Lender so long as such Lender shall be a Defaulting Lender; provided, further, that such amounts shall be payable to any non-Defaulting Lender which assumes the obligations of a Defaulting Lender pursuant to Section 2.22(a)(iv).
 
(d)          Accrued interest on each Loan shall be payable in arrears on each Interest Payment Date for such Loan and, in the case of Revolving Loans, upon termination of the Revolving Commitments, provided that (i) interest accrued pursuant to paragraph (c) of this Section shall be payable on demand, (ii) in the event of any repayment or prepayment of any Loan (other than a prepayment of an ABR Revolving Loan prior to the end of the Revolving Availability Period), accrued interest on the principal amount repaid or prepaid shall be payable on the date of such repayment or prepayment and (iii) in the event of any conversion of any Eurocurrency Loan prior to the end of the current Interest Period therefor, accrued interest on such Loan shall be payable on the effective date of such conversion.
 
(e)          All computations of interest for ABR Loans (including ABR Loans determined by reference to the Adjusted LIBO 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-day year) or, in the case of interest in respect of Loans denominated in Alternative Currencies as to which generally accepted market practice differs from the foregoing, in accordance with such generally accepted market practice.  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 2.18, 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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SECTION 2.14          Alternate Rate of Interest.
 
(a)          Other than as set forth in clause (b) below, if, at least two Business Days prior to the commencement of any Interest Period for a Eurocurrency Borrowing:
 
(i)          the Administrative Agent determines (which determination shall be conclusive absent manifest error) that adequate and reasonable means do not exist for ascertaining the LIBO Rate for such Interest Period; or
 
(ii)         the Administrative Agent is advised by the Required Lenders that the LIBO Rate for the applicable Agreed Currency and such Interest Period or payment period, as applicable, will not adequately and fairly reflect the cost to such Lenders (or Lender) of making or maintaining their Loans (or its Loan) included in such Borrowing for the applicable Agreed Currency and such Interest Period or payment period, as applicable (in each case with respect to the applicable Loans impacted by this clause (b) or clause (a) above, “Impacted Loans”),
 
the Administrative Agent shall give notice thereof to the Borrower and the Lenders by telephone or facsimile as promptly as practicable thereafter and, until the Administrative Agent notifies the Borrower and the Lenders that the circumstances giving rise to such notice no longer exist, (x) any Interest Election Request that requests the conversion of any affected Borrowing to, or continuation of any affected Borrowing as, a Eurocurrency Borrowing shall be ineffective and (y) if any Borrowing Request requests a Eurocurrency Borrowing then such Borrowing shall be made as an ABR Borrowing and the utilization of the LIBO Rate component in determining the Alternate Base Rate shall be suspended; provided, however, that, in each case, the Borrower may revoke any such Borrowing Request that is pending when such notice is received.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, if the Administrative Agent has made the determination described in clause (i) of this Section 2.14(a) and/or is advised by the Required Lenders of their determination in accordance with clause (ii) of this Section 2.14(a) and the Borrower shall so request, the Administrative Agent, the Required Lenders and the Borrower shall negotiate in good faith to amend the definition of “LIBO Rate”, and other applicable provisions to preserve the original intent thereof in light of such change; provided that, until so amended, such Impacted Loans will be handled as otherwise provided pursuant to the terms of this Section 2.14; provided, further, that any amended definition of “LIBO Rate” shall provide that in no event shall such amended LIBO Rate be less than 0.50% for purposes of this Agreement.

(b)          Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement or any other Loan Documents, if the Administrative Agent determines (which determination shall be conclusive absent manifest error), or the Borrower notifies the Administrative Agent that the Borrower has determined, that:
 
(i)          adequate and reasonable means do not exist for ascertaining LIBOR for any requested Interest Period, including, without limitation, because the LIBOR Screen Rate is not available or published on a current basis, and such circumstances are unlikely to be temporary; or
 
(ii)          the administrator of the LIBOR Screen Rate or a Governmental Authority having jurisdiction over the Administrative Agent has made a public statement identifying a specific date after which LIBOR or the LIBOR Screen Rate shall no longer be made available, or used for determining the interest rate of loans; provided that, at the time of such statement, there is no successor administrator that is satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Borrower that will continue to provide LIBOR after such specific date (such specific date, the “Scheduled Unavailability Date”), or
 
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(iii)          syndicated loans currently being executed, or that include language similar to that contained in this Section, are being executed or amended (as applicable) to incorporate or adopt a new benchmark interest rate to replace LIBOR,

then, reasonably promptly after such determination by the Administrative Agent or receipt by the Administrative Agent of such notice, as applicable, the Administrative Agent and the Borrower may amend this Agreement in accordance with this Section 2.14 to replace LIBOR with one or more alternate benchmark rates, which may be one or more SOFR-Based Rates, giving due consideration to any evolving or then existing convention for similar dollar denominated syndicated credit facilities for such alternate benchmark rates (any such proposed rate, a “LIBOR Successor Rate”) and, in each case, including any mathematical or other adjustments to any such benchmark or any method for calculating such adjustment, giving due consideration to any evolving or then existing convention for similar dollar denominated syndicated credit facilities for such benchmarks and with appropriate adjustments (x) to preserve the pricing in effect at the time of selection of such LIBOR Successor Rate and (y) for the duration and time for determination of the LIBOR Successor Rate in relation to any applicable Interest Period, which adjustment or method for calculating such adjustment shall be published on an information service as selected by the Administrative Agent from time to time in its reasonable discretion (in consultation with the Borrower) and may be periodically updated (the “Adjustment”, and any such amendment shall become effective at 5:00 p.m. (New York time) on the fifth Business Day after the Administrative Agent shall have posted such proposed amendment to all Lenders and the Borrower unless, prior to such time, Lenders comprising the Required Lenders have delivered to the Administrative Agent written notice that such Required Lenders in the case of an amendment to replace LIBOR with any alternate benchmark rate other than one or more SOFR-Based Rates, object to such amendment on the basis that such benchmark rate is not a prevailing or evolving reference rate for similar dollar denominated syndicated credit facilities; provided that, for the avoidance of doubt, in the case of clause (A) the Required Lenders shall not be entitled to object to any SOFR-Based Rate contained in any such amendment.  No replacement of LIBOR with a LIBOR Successor Rate will occur prior to the date that is 90 days prior to the applicable Scheduled Unavailability Date. At the Borrower’s request, the Administrative Agent and the Borrower shall use commercially reasonable efforts to satisfy any applicable guidance of the Internal Revenue Service in a manner that is not adverse to the Lenders that is intended to prevent any implementation of a LIBOR Successor Rate from resulting in a deemed exchange of any Loan under this Agreement for purposes of Treasury Regulations Section 1.1001-3.
 
If no LIBOR Successor Rate has been determined and the circumstances under clause (i) above exist or the Scheduled Unavailability Date has occurred (as applicable), the Administrative Agent will promptly so notify the Borrower and each Lender.  Thereafter, (x) the obligation of the Lenders to make, continue or convert into Eurocurrency Loans shall be suspended (to the extent of the affected Eurocurrency Loans or Interest Periods), and (y) in the case of circumstances under clause (i) above existing with respect to LIBOR or the occurrence of the Scheduled Unavailability Date with respect to LIBOR or the LIBOR Screen Rate, the Adjusted LIBO Rate component shall no longer be utilized in determining the Alternate Base Rate.  Upon receipt of such notice, the Borrower may revoke any pending request for a Borrowing of, conversion to or continuation of Eurocurrency Loans (to the extent of the affected Eurocurrency Loans or Interest Periods), or in the case of Eurocurrency Loans, failing that, will be deemed to have converted such request into a request for a Borrowing of ABR Loans (subject to the foregoing clause (y)) in the amount specified therein.
 
Notwithstanding anything else herein, any definition of LIBOR Successor Rate shall provide that in no event shall such LIBOR Successor Rate be less than 0.50% for purposes of this Agreement.
 
In connection with the implementation of a LIBOR Successor Rate, the Administrative Agent and the Borrower will have the right to make LIBOR Successor Rate Conforming Changes from time to time and, notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein or in any other Loan Document, any amendments implementing such LIBOR Successor Rate Conforming Changes will become effective without any further action or consent of any other party to this Agreement; provided that, with respect to any such amendment effected, the Administrative Agent shall post each such amendment implementing such LIBOR Successor Conforming Changes to the Lenders reasonably promptly after such amendment becomes effective.

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SECTION 2.15          Increased Costs.
 
(a)          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 by, any Lender or any Issuing Bank (except any such reserve requirement reflected in the Adjusted LIBO Rate); or
 
(ii)          impose on any Lender or any Issuing Bank or the London interbank market any other condition, cost or expense (other than with respect to Taxes) affecting this Agreement or Eurocurrency Loans made by such Lender or any Letter of Credit or participation therein; or
 
(iii)          subject any Lender to any Taxes (other than Indemnified Taxes, Other Taxes or Excluded Taxes) on its loans, letters of credit, commitments , or other obligations, or its deposits, reserves, other liabilities or capital attributable thereto;
 
and the result of any of the foregoing shall be to increase the actual cost to such Lender of making or maintaining any Eurocurrency Loan (or of maintaining its obligation to make any such Loan) or to increase the actual cost to such Lender or Issuing Bank of participating in, issuing or maintaining any Letter of Credit (or of maintaining its obligation to participate in or issue any Letter of Credit) or to reduce the amount of any sum received or receivable by such Lender or Issuing Bank hereunder (whether of principal, interest or otherwise), then, from time to time upon request of such Lender or Issuing Bank, the Borrower will pay to such Lender or Issuing Bank, as the case may be, such additional amount or amounts as will compensate such Lender or Issuing Bank, as the case may be, for such increased costs actually incurred or reduction actually suffered, provided that to the extent any such costs or reductions are incurred by any Lender as a result of any requests, rules, guidelines or directives enacted or promulgated under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 and Basel III after the Effective Date, then such Lender shall be compensated pursuant to this Section 2.15(a) only to the extent such Lender certifies that it is imposing such charges on similarly situated borrowers under the other syndicated credit facilities that such Lender is a lender under.
 
(b)          If any Lender or Issuing Bank determines that any Change in Law regarding liquidity or capital requirements has the effect of reducing the rate of return on such Lender’s or Issuing Bank’s (or Lender’s or Issuing Bank’s Lending Office) capital or on the capital of such Lender’s or Issuing Bank’s holding company, if any, as a consequence of this Agreement or the Loans made by, or participations in Letters of Credit held by, such Lender, or the Letters of Credit issued by such Issuing Bank, to a level below that which such Lender or Issuing Bank or such Lender’s or Issuing Bank’s holding company could have achieved but for such Change in Law (taking into consideration such Lender’s or Issuing Bank’s policies and the policies of such Lender’s or Issuing Bank’s holding company with respect to liquidity or capital adequacy), then, from time to time upon request of such Lender or Issuing Bank, the Borrower will pay to such Lender or Issuing Bank, as the case may be, such additional amount or amounts as will compensate such Lender or Issuing Bank or such Lender’s or Issuing Bank’s holding company for any such reduction actually suffered.
 
(c)          A certificate of a Lender or an Issuing Bank setting forth the amount or amounts necessary to compensate such Lender or Issuing Bank or its holding company in reasonable detail, as the case may be, as specified in paragraph (a) or (b) of this Section delivered to the Borrower shall be conclusive absent manifest error.  The Borrower shall pay such Lender or Issuing Bank, as the case may be, the amount shown as due on any such certificate within 15 Business Days after receipt thereof.
 
(d)          Failure or delay on the part of any Lender or Issuing Bank to demand compensation pursuant to this Section shall not constitute a waiver of such Lender’s or Issuing Bank’s right to demand such compensation, provided that the Borrower shall not be required to compensate a Lender or Issuing Bank pursuant to this Section 2.15 for any increased costs incurred or reductions suffered more than 180 days prior to the date that such Lender or Issuing Bank, 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 or Issuing Bank’s intention to claim compensation therefor; provided, further, that, if the Change in Law giving rise to such increased costs or reductions is retroactive, then the 180-day period referred to above shall be extended to include the period of retroactive effect thereof.
 
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SECTION 2.16          Break Funding Payments.  In the event of (a) the payment of any principal of any Eurocurrency Loan other than on the last day of an Interest Period applicable thereto (including as a result of an Event of Default), (b) the conversion of any Eurocurrency Loan other than on the last day of the Interest Period applicable thereto, (c) the failure to borrow, convert, continue or prepay any Revolving Loan or Term Loan on the date specified in any notice delivered pursuant hereto (regardless of whether such notice may be revoked under Section 2.11(f) and is revoked in accordance therewith) or (d) the assignment of any Eurocurrency Loan other than on the last day of the Interest Period applicable thereto as a result of a request by the Borrower pursuant to Section 2.19 or Section 9.02(c), then, in any such event, the Borrower shall, after receipt of a written request by any Lender affected by any such event (which request shall set forth in reasonable detail the basis for requesting such amount), compensate each Lender for the actual loss, cost and expense attributable to such event (which, for the avoidance of doubt, shall not include any margin or spread).  For purposes of calculating amounts payable by the Borrower to the Lenders under this Section 2.16, each Lender shall be deemed to have funded each Eurocurrency Loan made by it at the Adjusted LIBO Rate (determined without giving effect to any interest rate “floor”) for such Loan by a matching deposit or other borrowing for a comparable amount and for a comparable period whether or not such Eurocurrency Loan was in fact so funded.  A certificate of any Lender setting forth any amount or amounts that such Lender is entitled to receive pursuant to this Section 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 15 Business Days after receipt of such demand. Notwithstanding the foregoing, this Section 2.16 will not apply to losses, costs or expenses resulting from Taxes, as to which Section 2.17 shall govern.
 
SECTION 2.17          Taxes.
 
(a)          All payments by or on account of any obligation of any Loan Party under any Loan Document shall be made free and clear of and without deduction for any Taxes, provided that if any applicable withholding agent shall be required by applicable Requirements of Law to withhold or deduct any Taxes with respect to any  such payments, then (i) the applicable withholding agent shall make such withholdings or deductions, (ii) the applicable withholding agent shall timely pay the full amount withheld or deducted to the relevant Governmental Authority in accordance with applicable Requirements of Law and (iii) if the Tax in question is an Indemnified Tax or Other Tax, the amount payable by the applicable Loan Party shall be increased as necessary so that after all required deductions have been made (including deductions applicable to additional amounts payable under this Section 2.17) the applicable Lender (or, in the case of a payment received by the Administrative Agent for its own account, the Administrative Agent) receives an amount equal to the sum it would have received had no such deductions been made.
 
(b)          Without limiting the provisions of paragraph (a) above, the Borrower shall timely pay any Other Taxes to the relevant Governmental Authority in accordance with Requirements of Law.
 
(c)         The Borrower shall indemnify the Administrative Agent and each Lender, within 30 days after written demand therefor, for the full amount of any Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes paid or payable by the Administrative Agent or such Lender, as the case may be (including Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes imposed or asserted on or attributable to amounts payable under this Section 2.17) and any reasonable expenses arising therefrom or with respect thereto, whether or not such Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes were correctly or legally imposed or asserted by the relevant Governmental Authority.  A certificate setting forth in reasonable detail the basis and calculation of the amount of such payment or liability delivered to the Borrower by a Lender, or by the Administrative Agent on its own behalf or on behalf of a Lender, shall be conclusive absent manifest error.
 
(d)         As soon as practicable after any payment of Taxes by a Loan Party to a Governmental Authority pursuant to this Section 2.17, 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 the return reporting such payment or other evidence of such payment reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.
 
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(e)          Each Lender 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 prescribed by applicable Requirements of Law and such other documentation reasonably requested by the Borrower or the Administrative Agent (i) as will permit such payments to be made without, or at a reduced rate of, withholding or (ii) as will enable the Borrower or the Administrative Agent to determine whether or not such Lender is subject to withholding or information reporting requirements.  Each Lender shall, whenever a lapse of time or change in circumstances renders such documentation obsolete, expired or inaccurate in any respect, deliver promptly to the Borrower and the Administrative Agent updated or other appropriate documentation (including any new documentation reasonably requested by the Borrower or the Administrative Agent) or promptly notify the Borrower and the Administrative Agent in writing of its legal ineligibility to do so. In addition, any Lender, at the time or times reasonably requested by the Borrower or the Administrative Agent, shall deliver such other documentation prescribed by applicable Requirements of Law or reasonably requested by the Borrower or the Administrative Agent as will enable the Borrower or the Administrative Agent to determine whether such Lender is subject to backup withholding or information reporting requirements.
 
Without limiting the foregoing:
 
(1)          Each Lender that is a “United States person” within the meaning of Section 7701(a)(30) of the Code shall deliver to the Borrower and the Administrative Agent on or before the date on which it becomes a party to this Agreement (and from time to time thereafter upon the request of the Borrower or the Administrative Agent) two properly completed and duly signed original copies of Internal Revenue Service Form W-9 (or any successor form) certifying that such Lender is exempt from U.S. federal backup withholding.
 
(2)          Each Lender that is not a “United States person” within the meaning of Section 7701(a)(30) of the Code shall deliver to the Borrower and the Administrative Agent on or before the date on which it becomes a party to this Agreement (and from time to time thereafter upon the request of the Borrower or the Administrative Agent) whichever of the following is applicable:
 
(A)          two properly completed and duly signed original copies of Internal Revenue Service Form W-8BEN or W-8BEN-E (or any successor forms) claiming eligibility for the benefits of an income tax treaty to which the United States is a party,
 
(B)          two properly completed and duly signed original copies of Internal Revenue Service Form W-8ECI (or any successor forms),
 
(C)          in the case of a Lender claiming the benefits of the exemption for portfolio interest under Section 871(h) or Section 881(c) of the Code, (x) two properly completed and duly signed certificates substantially in the form of Exhibit P-1, P-2, P-3 or P-4, as applicable, (any such certificate, a “U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate”) and (y) two properly completed and duly signed original copies of Internal Revenue Service Form W-8BEN or W-8BEN-E (or any successor forms),
 
(D)          to the extent a Lender is not the beneficial owner (for example, where the Lender is a partnership or a participating Lender), two properly completed and duly signed original copies of Internal Revenue Service Form W-8IMY (or any successor forms) of the Lender, accompanied by Internal Revenue Service Form W-8ECI, W-8BEN, W-8BEN-E, Form W-9 or Form W-8IMY, a U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate or any other required information (or any successor forms) from each beneficial owner that would be required under this Section 2.17(e) if such beneficial owner were a Lender, as applicable (provided that, if the Lender is a partnership for U.S. federal income tax purposes (and not a participating Lender) and one or more direct or indirect partners are claiming the portfolio interest exemption, the U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate may be provided by such Lender on behalf of such direct or indirect partner(s)), or
 
(E)          two properly completed and duly signed original copies of any other form prescribed by applicable U.S. federal income tax laws as a basis for claiming a complete exemption from, or a reduction in, U.S. federal withholding tax on any payments to such Lender under the Loan Documents, together with such supplementary documentation as may be prescribed by applicable Requirements of Law to permit the Borrower or the Administrative Agent to determine th