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AMENDED & RESTATED NOTE PURCHASE AGREEMENT
dated as of October 1, 2020
CAPSTONE TURBINE CORPORATION,
GOLDMAN SACHS SPECIALTY LENDING GROUP, L.P. (as successor in interest to Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Holdings, Inc.),
as Collateral Agent
$50,000,000 Senior Secured Notes
TABLE OF CONTENTS
SECTION 1DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION1
1.2Accounting Terms, Financials Statements, Calculations, Etc36
2.1Issuance and Purchase of the Notes38
2.2Issuance of the Notes.39
2.5Use of Proceeds39
2.6Evidence of Debt; Register40
2.7Interest on Notes40
2.14Application of Prepayments/Reductions44
2.15General Provisions Regarding Payments45
2.17Maintaining LIBO Rate.47
2.18Increased Costs; Capital Adequacy49
2.19Taxes; Withholding, Etc.50
2.20Obligation to Mitigate53
2.23Representations and Warranties by the Purchasers53
SECTION 3CONDITIONS PRECEDENT55
3.2Conditions to Credit Date59
3.3Additional Notes Closing Date.59
3.4Conditions Subsequent to the Closing Date61
SECTION 4REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES61
4.1Organization; Requisite Power and Authority; Qualification61
4.2Capital Stock and Ownership61
4.7Historical Financial Statements62
4.9No Material Adverse Change63
4.11Adverse Proceedings, etc63
4.12Payment of Taxes63
4.18Federal Reserve Regulations; Exchange Act65
4.20Employee Benefit Plans65
4.24Compliance with Statutes, Etc66
4.26Sanctions; Anti-Corruption and Anti-Bribery Laws; Anti-Terrorism and Anti-Money Laundering Laws; Etc.67
SECTION 5AFFIRMATIVE COVENANTS68
5.1Financial Statements and Other Reports68
5.3Payment of Taxes and Claims72
5.4Maintenance of Properties72
5.6Books and Records; Inspections73
5.8Compliance with Laws73
5.11Additional Locations and Material Real Estate Assets75
5.15Post Closing Matters77
5.16CARES Act Indebtedness77
SECTION 6NEGATIVE COVENANTS78
6.4No Further Negative Pledges82
6.5Restricted Junior Payments82
6.6Restrictions on Subsidiary Distributions83
6.9Fundamental Changes; Disposition of Assets; Acquisitions84
6.10Disposal of Subsidiary Interests86
6.11Sales and Lease Backs86
6.12Transactions with Shareholders and Affiliates86
6.13Conduct of Business86
6.15Compliance with Reporting Requirements87
6.16Fiscal Year; Accounting Policies87
6.17Deposit Accounts and Securities Accounts87
6.18Amendments to Organizational Agreements and Material Contracts87
6.19Prepayments of Certain Indebtedness87
6.20Use of Proceeds87
7.1Guaranty of the Obligations88
7.2Contribution by Guarantors88
7.3Payment by Guarantors89
7.4Liability of Guarantors Absolute89
7.5Waivers by Guarantors91
7.6Guarantors' Rights of Subrogation, Contribution, Etc92
7.7Subordination of Other Obligations92
7.9Authority of Guarantors or Company93
7.10Financial Condition of Company93
7.12Discharge of Guaranty Upon Sale of Guarantor94
SECTION 8EVENTS OF DEFAULT94
8.1Events of Default94
8.2Company's Right to Cure97
SECTION 9COLLATERAL AGENT97
9.1Appointment of Collateral Agent97
9.2Powers and Duties98
9.4Collateral Agent Entitled to Act as Purchaser100
9.6Right to Indemnity100
9.7Successor Collateral Agent101
9.8Collateral Documents and Guaranty102
9.10Collateral Agent May File Bankruptcy Disclosure and Proofs of Claim104
10.3Indemnity and Related Reimbursement.107
10.5Amendments and Waivers108
10.6Successors and Assigns; Transferees110
10.7Independence of Covenants113
10.8Survival of Representations, Warranties and Agreements113
10.9No Waiver; Remedies Cumulative113
10.10Marshalling; Payments Set Aside113
10.12Obligations Several; Actions in Concert114
10.15CONSENT TO JURISDICTION114
10.16WAIVER OF JURY TRIAL115
10.18Usury Savings Clause116
10.22Electronic Execution of Transfers and Note Documents117
10.23No Fiduciary Duty118
APPENDICES:AInitial Notes Purchase Commitments
SCHEDULES:1.1(b)Certain Material Real Estate Assets
4.1Jurisdictions of Organization and Qualification
4.2Capital Stock and Ownership
4.13Real Estate Assets
5.15Certain Post Closing Matters
6.12Certain Affiliate Transactions
BLetter of Direction
E-1U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate
E-4U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate
F-1Closing Date Certificate
HLandlord Collateral Access Agreement
JSenior Secured Note
NOTE PURCHASE AGREEMENT
This AMENDED & RESTATEDNOTE PURCHASE AGREEMENT, dated as of October 1, 2020, is entered into by and among CAPSTONE TURBINE CORPORATION ('Company'), as issuer, certain Subsidiaries of Company from time to time party hereto, the Purchasers party hereto from time to time, and GOLDMAN SACHS SPECIALTY LENDING GROUP, L.P. (as successor in interest to Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Holdings, Inc.) ('GSSLG'), as collateral agent (in such capacity, 'Collateral Agent') and amends and restates and supersedes in its entirety that certain Note Purchase Agreement dated February 4, 2019 (the 'Original Agreement'), as amended by Amendment No. 1, Amendment No. 2, Amendment No. 3, Amendment No. 4 and Amendment No. 5, by and among the Company and GSSLG as Initial Purchaser and Collateral Agent.
WHEREAS, Purchasers have agreed to purchase senior secured notes from the Company in the amounts and upon the terms and conditions more particularly set forth herein, the proceeds of which will be used, among other things, for the purposes set forth in Section 2.5, in each case to the extent permitted hereunder;
WHEREAS, Company and the other Guarantors party hereto have agreed to guarantee the Obligations of the other Note Parties hereunder and to secure all such Persons' respective Obligations by granting to Collateral Agent, for the benefit of Secured Parties, a First Priority Lien on all of their respective assets, including a pledge of all of the Capital Stock issued by any Subsidiary of Company, in each case, other than Excluded Property and subject to the limitations set forth herein and in the Collateral Documents;
WHEREAS, the Original Agreement was amended by Amendment No. 1 on July 23, 2019, by Amendment No. 2 on December 9, 2019, by Amendment No. 3 on April 24, 2020, by Amendment No. 4 on May 14, 2020 and by Amendment No. 5 on June 16, 2020; and
WHEREAS, the parties hereto, which parties include each of the parties to the Original Agreement, have agreed pursuant to Section 10.5 of the Original Agreement to amend and restate the Original Agreement, as so amended, as set forth herein.
NOW, THEREFORE, to induce Purchasers to purchase the Notes from Company and in consideration of the premises and the agreements, provisions and covenants herein contained, the parties hereto agree as follows:
|Section 1||DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION|
'Acceptable Auditor' means (i) Marcum LLP, (ii) a 'Big Four' accounting firm, (iii) an independent certified public accountant of recognized national standing, (iv) a regional 'mid-tier' firm of good public standing approved by the Public Company Accounting Oversight
Board selected by Company or (v) any other independent certified public accountant reasonably satisfactory to Requisite Purchasers.
'Accounts' means all 'accounts' (as defined in the UCC) of Company (or, if referring to another Person, of such Person), including accounts, accounts receivable, monies due or to become due and obligations in any form (whether arising in connection with contracts, contract rights, instruments, general intangibles, or chattel paper), in each case whether arising out of goods sold or services rendered or from any other transaction and whether or not earned by performance, now or hereafter in existence, and all documents of title or other documents representing any of the foregoing, and all collateral security and guaranties of any kind, now or hereafter in existence, given by any Person with respect to any of the foregoing.
'Acquisition' means the acquisition of, by purchase or otherwise (other than purchases or other acquisitions of inventory, materials and equipment and capital expenditures, in each case in the ordinary course of business), the business, a substantial portion of the property or assets of, or a substantial portion of the Capital Stock or other evidence of beneficial ownership of, any Person, any division or line of business, or any other business unit of any Person.
'Acquisition Consideration' means, with respect to any Permitted Acquisition or any other acquisition of any property or assets by any Person (including in connection with an Asset Sale consummated by a Note Party), the aggregate purchase consideration for such Permitted Acquisition or other Acquisition and all other payments by Company or any of its Subsidiaries in exchange for, or as part of, or in connection with, such Permitted Acquisition or other Acquisition, whether paid in cash, by issuance of a note, or by exchange of Capital Stock or of other assets or otherwise, and, in each case, whether payable at or prior to the consummation of such Permitted Acquisition or other Acquisition or deferred for payment at any future time, and whether or not any such future payment is subject to the occurrence of any contingency, and includes any and all payments representing the purchase price and any assumptions of Indebtedness, Earn Out Obligations, Seller Financing Indebtedness, and agreements to make any payment the amount of which is, or the terms of payment of which are, in any respect subject to or contingent upon the revenues, income, cash flow, profits or other performance (or the like) of any Person or business. For purposes of this Agreement, any such consideration not consisting of Cash paid or payable upon the closing of any such Permitted Acquisition or other Acquisition shall be valued at the principal amount thereof in the case of notes or other debt Securities, the stated amount thereof in the case of fixed post-closing installments or similar Seller Financing Indebtedness obligations, the maximum payout amount in the case of any capped Earn Out Obligations or similar deferred contingent payment obligations, and reasonably estimable fair market value in the case of any other non-Cash consideration; provided that, for the avoidance of doubt, Acquisition Consideration shall not include any Earn Out Obligations or similar consideration to the extent such amounts are no longer payable due to any failure to satisfy the conditions to payment of such Earn Out Obligations or similar consideration.
'Additional Notes' means an Additional Note purchased by a Purchaser pursuant to Section 2.1(b)(ii).
'Additional Notes Closing Date' means the date on which the Additional Notes were issued and purchased by the Purchasers, which occurred on October 1, 2020.
'Additional Notes Purchase Commitment' means the commitment of a Purchaser to purchase Additional Notes and 'Additional Notes Purchase Commitments' means such commitments of all Purchasers in the aggregate. The amount of each Purchaser's Additional Notes Purchase Commitment, if any, is set forth on Appendix A-2 or in the applicable assignment agreement, subject to any adjustment or reduction pursuant to the terms and conditions hereof. The aggregate amount of the Additional Notes Purchase Commitments as of the Additional Notes Closing Date is $20,000,000.
'Adjusted LIBO Rate' means, for any Interest Rate Determination Date, the greater of (x) 1.00% per annum, and (y) the rate per annum obtained by dividing (i)(a) the rate per annum equal to the rate determined by Requisite Purchasers to be the London interbank offered rate administered by the ICE Benchmark Administration (or any other Person that takes over the administration of that rate) for deposits (for delivery on the first day of such period) with a term equivalent to such period in Dollars displayed on the ICE LIBOR USD page of the Reuters Screen (or any replacement Reuters page that displays such rate) or on the appropriate page of any other information service that publishes that rate from time to time in place of Reuters, determined as of approximately 11:00 a.m. (London, England time) on such Interest Rate Determination Date (the rate referenced in this clause (a), the 'Eurodollar Screen Rate'), or (b) in the event the Eurodollar Screen Rate is not available, the rate per annum equal to the offered rate, truncated at five decimal digits, that is set forth on or in such other available quotation page or service as is acceptable to Requisite Purchasers in their sole discretion and that provides an average ICE Benchmark Administration Limited Interest Settlement Rate or another London interbank offered rate administered by any other Person that takes over the administration of such rate for deposits (for delivery on the first day of the relevant period) with a term equivalent to such period in Dollars, determined as of approximately 11:00 a.m. (London, England time) on such Interest Rate Determination Date, or (c) in the event the rates referenced in the preceding clauses (a) and (b) are not available or if such information, in the reasonable judgment of Requisite Purchasers, shall cease to accurately reflect the rate offered by leading banks in the London interbank market as reported by any publicly available source of similar market data selected by Requisite Purchasers, the rate per annum equal to the rate determined by Requisite Purchasers to be the offered rate, truncated at five decimal digits, to first class banks in the London interbank market for deposits (for delivery on the first day of the relevant period) with a term equivalent to such Interest Period in Dollars, determined as of approximately 11:00 a.m. (London, England time) on such Interest Rate Determination Date, by (ii) an amount equal to (a) one, minus (b) the Applicable Reserve Requirement.
'Adverse Proceeding' means any action, suit, proceeding, hearing (in each case, whether administrative, judicial or otherwise), governmental investigation or arbitration (whether or not purportedly on behalf of Company or any of its Subsidiaries) at law or in equity, or before or by any Governmental Authority, domestic or foreign (including any Environmental Claims), whether pending or, to the knowledge of Company or any of its Subsidiaries, threatened in writing against or affecting Company or any of its Subsidiaries or any property of Company or any of its Subsidiaries.
'Affected Portion' as defined in Section 2.17(c).
'Affected Purchaser' as defined in Section 2.17(c).
'Affiliate' means, as applied to any Person, any other Person directly or indirectly controlling, controlled by, or under common control with, that Person. For the purposes of this definition, 'control' (including, with correlative meanings, the terms 'controlling,' 'controlled by' and 'under common control with'), as applied to any Person, means the possession, directly or indirectly, of the power (i) to vote 10% or more of the Capital Stock having ordinary voting power for the election of members of the Board of Directors of such Person, or (ii) to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of that Person, whether through the ability to exercise voting power, by contract or otherwise. Notwithstanding anything in this definition to the contrary, neither the Warrant Holder nor any of its affiliates shall be considered an 'Affiliate' of any Note Party or of any Subsidiary of any Note Party.
'Agent Affiliates' as defined in Section 10.1(b)(iii).
'Aggregate Amounts Due' as defined in Section 2.16.
'Aggregate Payments' as defined in Section 7.2.
'Agreement' means this Amended & Restated Note Purchase Agreement, as amended, restated, amended and restated, or otherwise modified from time to time.
'Amendment No. 1' means that certain Amendment No. 1 to this Note Purchase Agreement dated as of July 23, 2019 by and among the Issuer and the Purchaser.
'Amendment No. 2' means that certain Amendment No. 2 to this Note Purchase Agreement dated as of December 9, 2019 by and among the Issuer and the Purchaser.
'Amendment No. 3' means that certain Amendment No. 3 to this Note Purchase Agreement dated as of April 24, 2020 by and among the Issuer and the Purchaser.
'Amendment No. 4' means that certain Amendment No. 4 to this Note Purchase Agreement dated as of May 14, 2020 by and among the Issuer and the Purchaser.
'Amendment No. 5' means that certain Amendment No. 5 to this Note Purchase Agreement dated as of June 16, 2020 by and among the Issuer and the Purchaser.
'Amendment No. 1 Effective Date' means July 23, 2019.
'Amendment No. 2 Effective Date' means December 9, 2019.
'Amendment No. 3 Effective Date' means April 24, 2020.
'Amendment No. 4 Effective Date' means May 14, 2020.
'Amendment No. 5 Effective Date' means June 16, 2020.
'Anti-Corruption and Anti-Bribery Laws' means any and all requirements of law related to anti-bribery or anti-corruption matters, including the United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977.
'Anti-Terrorism and Anti-Money Laundering Laws' means any and all requirements of law related to engaging in, financing, or facilitating terrorism or money laundering, including the PATRIOT Act, The Currency and Foreign Transactions Reporting Act (also known as the 'Bank Secrecy Act', 31 U.S.C. §§5311-5330 and 12 U.S.C. §§1818(s), 1820(b) and 1951-1959), Trading With the Enemy Act (50 U.S.C. §1 et seq.), Executive Order 13224 (effective September 24, 2001) and each of the laws, regulations, and executive orders administered by OFAC (31 C.F.R., Subtitle B, Chapter V).
'Applicable Margin' means (i) in the case of Notes bearing interest at the Adjusted LIBO Rate, a percentage, per annum, equal to 8.75% and (ii) in the case of Notes bearing interest at the Base Rate, a percentage, per annum, equal to 7.75%
'Applicable Reserve Requirement' means, at any time, the maximum rate, expressed as a decimal, at which reserves (including any basic marginal, special, supplemental, emergency or other reserves) are required to be maintained with respect thereto against 'Eurocurrency liabilities' (as such term is defined in Regulation D) under regulations issued from time to time by the Board of Governors or other applicable banking regulator. Without limiting the effect of the foregoing, the Applicable Reserve Requirement shall reflect any other reserves required to be maintained by such member banks with respect to (i) any category of liabilities that includes deposits by reference to which the applicable Adjusted LIBO Rate or any other interest rate of a Note is to be determined, or (ii) any category of extensions of credit or other assets that include LIBO Rate Note. A LIBO Rate Note shall be deemed to constitute Eurocurrency liabilities and as such shall be deemed subject to reserve requirements without benefits of credit for proration, exceptions or offsets that may be available from time to time to the applicable Purchaser. The rate of interest on a LIBO Rate Note shall be adjusted automatically on and as of the effective date of any change in the Applicable Reserve Requirement.
'Approved Electronic Communications' means any notice, demand, communication, information, document or other material that any Note Party provides to Purchasers pursuant to any Note Document or the transactions contemplated therein that is distributed to Collateral Agent or Purchasers by means of electronic communications pursuant to Section 10.1(b).
'Asset Sale' means a sale, lease or sub lease (as lessor or sublessor), sale and leaseback, assignment, conveyance, transfer (including through a plan of division), exclusive license (as licensor or sublicensor), or other disposition to, or any exchange of property with, any Person (other than to or with Company or any other Note Party), in one transaction or a series of transactions, of all or any part of Company's or any of its Subsidiaries' respective businesses, assets or properties of any kind, whether real, personal, or mixed and whether tangible or intangible, whether now owned or hereafter acquired, leased, or licensed, including the Capital Stock of any of Company's Subsidiaries, other than inventory sold or leased to unaffiliated customers in the ordinary course of business. For purposes of clarification, 'Asset Sale' shall (x) include (A) the sale or other disposition for value of any contracts and (B) the early termination or
modification of any contract resulting in the receipt by Company or any of its Subsidiaries of a cash payment or other consideration in exchange for such event (other than payments in the ordinary course for accrued and unpaid amounts that would have been due through the date of termination or modification without giving effect thereto) and (y) exclude a sale or issuance by Company of its own common stock (including, for the avoidance of doubt, in connection with any at the market offering of Company's Capital Stock).
'Asset Sale Reinvestment Amounts' as defined in Section 2.13(a).
'Authorized Officer' means, as applied to any Person that is an entity, any duly authorized individual natural Person holding the position of chairman of the Board of Directors (if an officer), chief executive officer, president, vice president, Chief Financial Officer, or, if approved by Requisite Purchasers, any other officer position with similar authority; provided, that the secretary or assistant secretary of such Person, or another officer of such Person satisfactory to Requisite Purchasers, shall have delivered an incumbency certificate to Purchasers verifying the authority of such Authorized Officer.
'Bankruptcy Code' means Title 11 of the United States Code.
'Base Rate' means, for any day, a rate per annum equal to the greatest of (i) the Prime Rate in effect on such day, (ii) the Federal Funds Effective Rate in effect on such day plus ½ of 1% and (iii) 4%. Any change in the Base Rate due to a change in the Prime Rate or the Federal Funds Effective Rate shall be effective on the effective day of such change in the Prime Rate or the Federal Funds Effective Rate, respectively.
'Base Rate Notes' means a Note bearing interest at a rate determined by reference to the Base Rate.
'Benchmark Delayed Discontinuance Event' means the occurrence of one or more of the following events with respect to the Adjusted LIBO Rate: (1) a public statement or publication of information by or on behalf of the administrator of the Adjusted LIBO Rate announcing that such administrator will cease at a future date to provide the Adjusted LIBO Rate, permanently or indefinitely, provided that, at the time of such statement or publication, there is no successor administrator that will continue to provide the Adjusted LIBO Rate; (2) a public statement or publication of information by the regulatory supervisor for the administrator of the Adjusted LIBO Rate, the U.S. Federal Reserve System, an insolvency official with jurisdiction over the administrator for the Adjusted LIBO Rate, a resolution authority with jurisdiction over the administrator for the Adjusted LIBO Rate or a court or an entity with similar insolvency or resolution authority over the administrator for the Adjusted LIBO Rate, which states that the administrator of the Adjusted LIBO Rate will cease to provide the Adjusted LIBO Rate permanently or indefinitely, provided that, at the time of the statement or publication, there is no successor administrator that will continue to provide the Adjusted LIBO Rate; or (3) a public statement or publication of information by the administrator of the Adjusted LIBO Rate that it will invoke, permanently or indefinitely, its insufficient submissions policy.
'Benchmark Discontinuation Event' means a Benchmark Delayed Discontinuance Event or a Benchmark Immediate Discontinuance Event.
'Benchmark Immediate Discontinuance Event' means (1) a public statement by the regulatory supervisor for the administrator of the Adjusted LIBO Rate or any Governmental Authority having jurisdiction over the Purchasers announcing that the Adjusted LIBO Rate is no longer representative or may no longer be used; (2) a public statement or publication of information by or on behalf of the administrator of the Adjusted LIBO Rate announcing that such administrator has ceased to provide the Adjusted LIBO Rate, permanently or indefinitely, and there is no successor administrator that will continue to provide the Adjusted LIBO Rate; (3) a public statement or publication of information by the regulatory supervisor for the administrator of the Adjusted LIBO Rate, the U.S. Federal Reserve System, an insolvency official with jurisdiction over the administrator for the Adjusted LIBO Rate, a resolution authority with jurisdiction over the administrator for the Adjusted LIBO Rate or a court or an entity with similar insolvency or resolution authority over the administrator for the Adjusted LIBO Rate, which states that the administrator of the Adjusted LIBO Rate has ceased to provide the Adjusted LIBO Rate permanently or indefinitely, and there is no successor administrator that will continue to provide the Adjusted LIBO Rate; (4) the Adjusted LIBO Rate is not published by the administrator of the Adjusted LIBO Rate for five consecutive Business Days and such failure is not the result of a temporary moratorium, embargo or disruption declared by the administrator of the Adjusted LIBO Rate or by the regulatory supervisor for the administrator of the Adjusted LIBO Rate; (5) a public statement or publication of information by the administrator of the Adjusted LIBO Rate that it has invoked, permanently or indefinitely, its insufficient submissions policy; or (6) a Benchmark Delayed Discontinuance Event has occurred and the Adjusted LIBO Rate event about which a public statement or publication of information is made giving rise to such Benchmark Delayed Discontinuance Event has actually occurred or transpired.
'Beneficial Ownership Certification' means a certification regarding beneficial ownership as required by the Beneficial Ownership Regulation in form and substance reasonably acceptable to the Purchasers.
'Beneficial Ownership Regulation' means 31 C.F.R. § 1010.230.
'Beneficiary' means Collateral Agent and each Purchaser.
'Board of Directors' means, (a) with respect to any corporation or company, the board of directors of the corporation or company or any committee thereof duly authorized to act on behalf of such board, (b) with respect to a partnership, the board of directors or equivalent governing body of the general partner of the partnership, (c) with respect to a limited liability company, the manager, the managing member or members or any controlling committee or board of managers (or equivalent governing body) of such company or the sole member or the managing member thereof, and (d) with respect to any other Person, the entity, individual, board or committee of such Person serving a similar function.
'Board of Governors' means the Board of Governors of the United States Federal Reserve System, or any successor Governmental Authority.
'Business Day' means any day excluding Saturday, Sunday and any day that is a legal holiday under the laws of the State of New York or is a day on which banking institutions located in any such state are authorized or required by law or other governmental action to close.
'Capital Lease' means, as applied to any Person, any lease of any property (whether real, personal or mixed) by that Person (i) as lessee that, in conformity with GAAP, is or should be accounted for as a capital lease on the balance sheet of that Person or (ii) as lessee which is a transaction of a type commonly known as a 'synthetic lease' (i.e., a transaction that is treated as an operating lease for accounting purposes but with respect to which payments of rent are intended to be treated as payments of principal and interest on a loan for Federal income tax purposes).
'Capital Lease Obligation' means, as applied to any Person that is a lessee under any Capital Lease, that portion of obligations under such Capital Lease that is properly classified as a liability on a balance sheet in conformity with GAAP.
'Capital Stock' means any and all shares, stock, interests, participations or other equivalents (however designated) of capital stock of a corporation, any and all equivalent ownership or profits interests in a Person that is another type of entity, including partnership interests, membership interests, voting trust certificates, certificates of interest, and profits interests, participations, or similar arrangements, and any and all warrants, rights or options to purchase, or other arrangements or rights to acquire, subscribe, convert to or otherwise receive or participate in the economic or other rights associated with any of the foregoing.
'CARES Act' means the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, and all regulations and guidance issued by any Governmental Authority with respect thereto, as in effect from time to time.
'CARES Act Account' has the meaning set forth in Section 5.16.
'CARES Act Indebtedness' has the meaning set forth in Section 6.1(o) of this Note Purchase Agreement.
'CARES Act Permitted Purposes' means, with respect to the use of proceeds of any CARES Act Indebtedness, the purposes set forth in Section 1106(b) of the CARES Act and otherwise in compliance with all other provisions or requirements of the CARES Act applicable in order for the CARES Act Indebtedness to be eligible for forgiveness.
'Cash' means money, currency or a credit balance in any demand or Deposit Account.
'Cash Equivalents' means, as at any date of determination, (i) marketable securities (a) issued or directly and unconditionally guaranteed as to interest and principal by the U.S. Federal Government, or (b) issued by any agency of the U.S., in each case of sub-clauses (a) and (b), the obligations of which are backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S., mature within one year after such date, and have, at the time of the acquisition thereof, a rating of at least A-1 from S&P and at least P-1 from Moody's; (ii) marketable direct obligations issued by any state of the U.S. or any political subdivision of any such state or any public instrumentality thereof, in each case maturing within one year after such date and having, at the time of the acquisition thereof, a rating of at least A-1 from S&P or at least P-1 from Moody's; (iii) certificates of deposit or bankers' acceptances maturing within three months after such date and issued or accepted by any Purchaser or by any commercial bank organized under the laws of the U.S. or any state thereof or the District of Columbia that (a) is at least 'adequately capitalized' (as defined in the regulations of its primary
federal banking regulator), and (b) has Tier 1 capital (as defined in such regulations) of not less than $250,000,000; and (iv) shares of any money market mutual fund that (a) has at least 95% of its assets invested continuously in the types of investments referred to in clauses (i) and (ii) above, (b) has net assets of not less than $500,000,000, and (c) has the highest rating obtainable from either S&P or Moody's.
'Change in Law' means the occurrence, after the date hereof, of any of the following: (a) the adoption or taking effect of any law, rule, regulation or treaty, (b) any change in any law, rule, regulation or treaty or in the administration, interpretation, implementation or application thereof by any Governmental Authority or (c) the making or issuance of any request, rule, guideline or directive (whether or not having the force of law) by any Governmental Authority; provided that notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, (x) the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and all requests, rules, guidelines or directives thereunder or issued in connection therewith and (y) all requests, rules, guidelines or directives promulgated by the Bank for International Settlements, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (or any successor or similar authority) or the U.S. or foreign regulatory authorities, in each case pursuant to Basel III, shall in each case be deemed to be a 'Change in Law', regardless of the date enacted, adopted or issued.
'Change of Control' means, at any time: (i) any Person or 'group' (within the meaning of Rules 13d-3 and 13d-5 under the Exchange Act) other than the Warrant Holder or any of its affiliates (a) shall have acquired beneficial ownership or control of 25% or more on a fully diluted basis of (1) the voting interests in the Capital Stock of Company and/or (2) the economic interests in the Capital Stock of Company, or (b) shall have obtained the power (whether or not exercised) to elect a majority of the members of the Board of Directors of Company; or (ii) the majority of the seats (other than vacant seats) on the Board of Directors of Company cease to be occupied by Persons who either (a) were members of the Board of Directors of Company on the Closing Date, or (b) were nominated for election by the Board of Directors of Company, a majority of whom were directors on the Closing Date or whose election or nomination for election was previously approved by a majority of such directors.
'Chief Financial Officer' means, as applied to any Person that is an entity, any duly authorized individual natural Person holding the position of chief financial officer or, if approved by Requisite Purchasers, any other officer position with similar financial responsibility; provided, that the secretary or assistant secretary of such Person, or another officer of such Person satisfactory to Requisite Purchasers, shall have delivered an incumbency certificate to the Purchasers verifying the authority of such Authorized Officer.
'Closing Date' means the date on which the Notes were issued and purchased by the Purchasers, which occurred on February 4, 2019.
'Closing Date Certificate' means a certificate dated as of the Closing Date or the Additional Notes Closing Date, as applicable, and substantially in the form of Exhibit F-1.
'Code' means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, and any Treasury regulations promulgated thereunder. For the avoidance of doubt, references to specific sections of the Code shall include references to Treasury regulations interpreting such sections.
'Collateral' means, collectively, all of the real, personal and mixed property (including Capital Stock) in which Liens are granted and/or purported to be granted pursuant to the Collateral Documents as security for the Obligations, but excluding, for the avoidance of doubt, Excluded Property.
'Collateral Agent' as defined in the preamble hereto.
'Collateral Documents' means the Pledge and Security Agreement, any Intellectual Property Security Agreements, any Mortgages, any Deposit Account Control Agreements, any Securities Account Control Agreements, any Landlord Collateral Access Agreements, and all other instruments, documents and agreements that are expressly designated pursuant to their terms to be 'Collateral Documents' or are otherwise executed and delivered by or on behalf of any Note Party or any other Person pursuant to this Agreement or any of the other Note Documents in order to grant to, or perfect in favor of, Collateral Agent, for the benefit of Secured Parties, a Lien on any real, personal or mixed property of that Note Party as security for the Obligations, in each case, as the same may be amended, restated, amended and restated or otherwise modified from time to time.
'Collateral Questionnaire' means the Perfection Certificate dated as of the date hereof or a collateral questionnaire and/or perfection certificate in form satisfactory to Collateral Agent, in each case, that provides information with respect to the personal or mixed property of each Note Party and their respective Subsidiaries and Controlled Entities.
'Commitment' means any Initial Notes Purchase Commitment or Additional Notes Purchase Commitment and 'Commitments' means all of the Initial Notes Purchase Commitments and Additional Notes Purchase Commitments of all Purchasers.
'Company' as defined in the preamble hereto.
'Compliance Certificate' means a certificate of the Chief Financial Officer of Company substantially in the form of Exhibit C.
'Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA' means, for any period, an amount determined for Company and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis equal to (i) Consolidated Net Income plus (ii) in each case to the extent reducing Consolidated Net Income, the sum, without duplication, of the amounts for such period of (a) Consolidated Interest Expense, plus (b) provisions for taxes based on income, plus (c) total depreciation expense, plus (d) total amortization expense, plus (e) other non-Cash charges reducing Consolidated Net Income (excluding any such non-Cash charge to the extent that it represents an accrual or reserve for potential Cash charges in any future period or amortization of a prepaid Cash charge that was paid in a prior period) plus (f) restructuring charges and similar charges, fees, costs, expenses, and reserves related to severance, relocation, integration, the opening, closing or consolidation of facilities or lines of business (including contract and/or lease termination), subject to a cap of $500,000 for any Fiscal Year plus (g) changes in warrant valuation plus (h) fees, costs and expenses incurred in connection with the issuance of warrants, plus (i) the amount of non-controlling or minority interest expense consisting of income attributable to third parties in non-wholly owned Subsidiaries, plus (j) fees, costs and expenses associated with (x) the negotiation of this Agreement and the other Note Documents and
the consummation of the transactions contemplated herein and therein (including any Transaction Costs), and (y) all amendments, waivers, consents and other modifications hereto and thereto undertaken from time to time after the Closing Date, plus (k) non-ordinary course losses and extraordinary, unusual, or non-recurring charges, costs, expenses losses, or other items, subject to a cap of $250,000 for any Fiscal Year, minus (iii) in each case to the extent increasing Consolidated Net Income, the sum, without duplication, of the amounts for such period of (a) non-Cash gains increasing Consolidated Net Income for such period (excluding any such non-Cash gain to the extent it represents the reversal of an accrual or reserve for potential Cash gain in any prior period), plus (b) interest income, plus (c) other non-ordinary course income plus (d) any Restricted Junior Payments by Company in the form of Cash distributions and/or dividends; provided that, to the extent included in Consolidated Net Income, there shall be excluded in determining Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA currency translation gains and losses related to currency remeasurements of Indebtedness (including the net loss or gain resulting from Hedge Agreements for currency exchange risk) and any other foreign currency transaction or translation gains and losses, to the extent such gain or losses are non-Cash items.
Notwithstanding the foregoing or anything to the contrary in this Agreement, with respect to any period during which a Permitted Acquisition or an Asset Sale has occurred (each, a 'Subject Transaction'), for purposes of determining compliance with the financial covenants set forth in Section 6.8 or any other calculation herein using Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA, Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA shall be calculated with respect to such period on a pro forma basis (which pro forma adjustments shall be certified by a Chief Financial Officer of Company) using the historical audited financial statements of any business so acquired or to be acquired or sold or to be sold and the consolidated financial statements of Company and its Subsidiaries, which shall be reformulated as if such Subject Transaction, and any Indebtedness incurred or repaid in connection therewith, had been consummated or incurred or repaid at the beginning of such period (and assuming that such Indebtedness bears interest during any portion of the applicable measurement period prior to the relevant acquisition at the weighted average of the interest rates applicable to outstanding Notes incurred during such period); provided, that, notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement, the foregoing adjustments shall be subject to the approval of Requisite Purchasers in their sole discretion for all purposes of this Agreement.
'Consolidated Capital Expenditures' means, for any period, the aggregate of all expenditures of Company and its Subsidiaries during such period determined on a consolidated basis that, in accordance with GAAP, are or should be included in 'purchase of property and equipment or similar items', or that should otherwise be capitalized, as reflected in the consolidated statement of cash flows of Company and its Subsidiaries.
'Consolidated Current Assets' means, as at any date of determination, the total assets of Company and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis that are properly classified as current assets in conformity with GAAP, excluding Cash and Cash Equivalents.
'Consolidated Current Liabilities' means, as at any date of determination, the total liabilities of Company and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis that are properly classified as current liabilities in conformity with GAAP, excluding the current portion of long term debt.
'Consolidated Interest Expense' means, for any period, total interest expense (including that portion attributable to Capital Leases in accordance with GAAP and capitalized interest) of Company and its Subsidiaries determined on a consolidated basis with respect to all outstanding Indebtedness, including all commissions, discounts and other fees and charges owed with respect to letters of credit and net costs under Interest Rate Agreements, but excluding, however, any amounts referred to in Sections 2.10 payable on or before the Closing Date. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, for purposes of determining Consolidated Interest Expense for any period that would otherwise start before the Closing Date, such period shall instead start on the Closing Date and Consolidated Interest Expense shall be an amount equal to Consolidated Interest Expense from the Closing Date through the last day of such period multiplied by a fraction the numerator of which is 365 and the denominator of which is the number of days from the Closing Date through the last day of such period.
'Consolidated Liquidity' means, at any time of determination, an amount determined for Company and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis equal to the Qualified Cash of Company and its Subsidiaries.
'Consolidated Net Income' means, for any period, (i) the net income (or loss) of Company and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis for such period taken as a single accounting period determined in conformity with GAAP, minus (ii) in each case to the extent otherwise included in such net income (or loss) and without duplication, (a) the income (or loss) of any Person that is not a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary, (b) the income (or loss) of any Person accrued prior to the date it becomes a Note Party or is merged into or consolidated with any Note Party or that Person's assets are acquired by any Note Party, (c) the income of any Subsidiary of Company to the extent that the declaration or payment of dividends or similar distributions by that Subsidiary of that income is not at the time permitted by operation of the terms of its charter or any agreement, instrument, judgment, decree, order, statute, rule or governmental regulation applicable to that Subsidiary, (d) any after-tax gains or losses attributable to Asset Sales or returned surplus assets of any Pension Plan, and (e) (to the extent not included in clauses (a) through (d) above) any net extraordinary gains or net extraordinary losses.
'Consolidated Working Capital' means, as at any date of determination, the difference of Consolidated Current Assets minus Consolidated Current Liabilities.
'Consolidated Working Capital Adjustment' means, for any period of determination on a consolidated basis, the amount (which may be a negative number) equal to the difference of (i) Consolidated Working Capital as of the beginning of such period minus (ii) Consolidated Working Capital as of the end of such period. In calculating the Consolidated Working Capital Adjustment there shall be excluded the effect of reclassification during such period of current assets to long term assets and current liabilities to long term liabilities and the effect of any Permitted Acquisition during such period; provided that there shall be included with respect to any Permitted Acquisition during such period an amount (which may be a negative amount) equal to the difference of (a) the Consolidated Working Capital acquired in such Permitted Acquisition as at the time of such acquisition minus (b) Consolidated Working Capital at the end of such period.
'Contractual Obligation' means, as applied to any Person, any provision of any Security issued by that Person or of any indenture, mortgage, deed of trust, contract, undertaking, agreement or other instrument to which that Person is a party or by which it or any of its properties is bound or to which it or any of its properties is subject.
'Contributing Guarantors' as defined in Section 7.2.
'Controlled Account' means (a) any Deposit Account of a Note Party that is subject to a Deposit Account Control Agreement, and (b) any Securities Account of a Note Party that is subject to a Securities Account Control Agreement.
'Controlled Entity' means any Note Party's Controlled Affiliates. As used in this definition, 'Control' means the power, directly or indirectly, to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of a Person, whether through the ownership of voting securities, by contract or otherwise.
'Counterpart Agreement' means a Counterpart Agreement substantially in the form of Exhibit G delivered by a Note Party pursuant to Section 5.10.
'Credit Date' means the date of the issuance and purchase of Notes.
'Currency Agreement' means any foreign exchange contract, currency swap agreement, futures contract, option contract, synthetic cap or other similar agreement or arrangement, each of which is for the purpose of hedging the foreign currency risk associated with Company's and its Subsidiaries' operations and not for speculative purposes.
'Debtor Relief Laws' means the Bankruptcy Code and all other liquidation, conservatorship, bankruptcy, assignment for the benefit of creditors, moratorium, rearrangement, receivership, insolvency, reorganization, or similar debtor relief laws of the U.S., any state or territory thereof, the District of Columbia or any other applicable jurisdictions.
'Default' means a condition or event that, after notice or lapse of time or both, would constitute an Event of Default.
'Default Rate' means any interest payable pursuant to Section 2.9.
'Deposit Account' means any 'deposit account' as defined in Article 9 of the UCC.
'Deposit Account Control Agreement' means, with respect to a Deposit Account, an agreement in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to Collateral Agent that (i) is entered into among Collateral Agent, the financial institution or other Person at which such Deposit Account is maintained, and the Note Party maintaining such Deposit Account, and (ii) is effective for Collateral Agent to obtain 'control' (within the meaning of Articles 8 and 9 of the UCC) of such Deposit Account.
'Director' means any natural Person constituting the Board of Directors or an individual member thereof.
'Dispose' means, with respect to any Person, any conveyance, sale, lease (as lessor), license (as licensor), exchange, assignment, transfer or other disposition by such Person of any property or assets (whether now owned or hereafter acquired) to any other Person, in each case, whether or not the consideration therefor consists of Cash, Cash Equivalents, Securities or any other property or assets. For purposes of clarification, 'Dispose' shall include (a) the sale or other disposition for value of any contracts, (b) the early termination or modification of any contract by any Person resulting in the receipt by such Person of a Cash payment or other consideration in exchange for such event (other than payments in the ordinary course for previously accrued and unpaid amounts due through the date of termination or modification) or (c) any sale of merchant accounts (or any rights thereto (including any rights to any residual payment stream with respect thereto)).
'Disqualified Capital Stock' means any Capital Stock, other than the Warrants, that, by its terms (or by the terms of any other instrument, agreement or Capital Stock into which it is convertible or for which it is exchangeable), or upon the occurrence of any event or condition (i) matures or is mandatorily redeemable (other than solely for Qualified Capital Stock), pursuant to a sinking fund obligation or otherwise, (ii) is redeemable at the option of the holder or beneficial owner thereof (other than solely for Capital Stock that is not otherwise Disqualified Capital Stock), in whole or in part, (iii) provides for the scheduled payments of dividends, distributions or other Restricted Junior Payments in cash, or (iv) is or becomes convertible into or exchangeable for Indebtedness or any other obligation, instrument, agreement, or Capital Stock that would meet any of the conditions in clauses (i), (ii), or (iii) of this definition, in each case, prior to the date that is one hundred eighty days after the Latest Maturity Date, except, in the case of clauses (i) and (ii), if as a result of a change of control or asset sale, so long as any rights of the holders thereof upon the occurrence of such a change of control or asset sale event are subject to the prior Payment in Full of all Obligations.
'Distribution' as defined in Section 7.7.
'Dollars' and the sign '$' mean the lawful money of the U.S.
'Domestic Subsidiary' means any Subsidiary organized under the laws of the U.S., any state thereof or the District of Columbia.
'Earn Out Obligations' means any obligation or liability consisting of an earnout or similar deferred purchase price that is issued or otherwise incurred as consideration for any acquisition of any property.
'EDGAR System' means the Electronic Data Gathering Analysis and Retrieval System owned and operated by the SEC or any replacement system.
'Eligible CARES Act Indebtedness' means all CARES Act Indebtedness incurred by the Note Parties and their Subsidiaries, excluding any CARES Act Indebtedness that is denied forgiveness by the applicable lender or Governmental Authority or for which the Note Parties do not timely submit appropriate documents required to have such CARES Act Indebtedness forgiven.
'Eligible Transferee' means (i) (a) any Purchaser, any Affiliate of any Purchaser and any Related Fund (any two or more Related Funds being treated as a single Eligible Transferee for all purposes hereof) (in each case, other than a Natural Person), and (b) any commercial bank, insurance company, investment or mutual fund or other entity that is an 'accredited investor' (as defined in Regulation D under the Securities Act) and extends credit or buys notes as one of its businesses provided that with respect to subclause (b), Requisite Purchasers' consent shall be required for any such Person to become a Purchaser, and (ii) any other Person (other than a Natural Person) approved by Company (so long as no Default or Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, it being understood that Company shall be deemed to have approved such Person if Company fails to either approve or reject such Person within five (5) Business Days after any request for such approval by any Purchaser); provided, (x) neither Company nor any Affiliate of Company shall, in any event, be an Eligible Transferee and (y) no Person owning or controlling any trade obligations or Indebtedness of any Note Party (other than the Obligations) or any Capital Stock of any Note Party (in each case, other than (I) Warrant Holder and its affiliates, and (II) any other Person approved by Requisite Purchasers) shall, in any event, be an Eligible Transferee.
'Employee Benefit Plan' means any 'employee benefit plan' as defined in Section 3(3) of ERISA that is or was sponsored, maintained or contributed to by, or required to be contributed by, Company, any of its Subsidiaries or any of their respective ERISA Affiliates.
'Environmental Claim' means any investigation, notice, notice of violation, claim, action, suit, proceeding, demand, abatement order or other order or directive (conditional or otherwise), by any Governmental Authority or any other Person, arising (i) pursuant to or in connection with any actual or alleged violation of any Environmental Law; (ii) in connection with any Hazardous Material or any actual or alleged Hazardous Materials Activity; or (iii) in connection with any actual or alleged damage, injury, threat or harm to health, safety, natural resources or the environment.
'Environmental Laws' means any and all current or future foreign or domestic, federal or state (or any subdivision of either of them), statutes, ordinances, orders, rules, regulations, judgments, Governmental Authorizations, or any other requirements of Governmental Authorities relating to (i) environmental matters, including those relating to any Hazardous Materials Activity; (ii) the generation, use, storage, transportation or disposal of Hazardous Materials; or (iii) occupational safety and health, industrial hygiene, land use or the protection of human, plant or animal health or welfare, in any manner applicable to Company or any of its Subsidiaries or any Facility.
'ERISA' means the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.
'ERISA Affiliate' means, as applied to any Person, (i) any corporation that is a member of a controlled group of corporations within the meaning of Section 414(b) of the Code of which that Person is a member; (ii) any trade or business (whether or not incorporated) that is a member of a group of trades or businesses under common control within the meaning of Section 414(c) of the Code of which that Person is a member; and (iii) any member of an affiliated service group within the meaning of Section 414(m) or (o) of the Code of which that Person, any corporation described in clause (i) above or any trade or business described in clause (ii) above is a member. Any former ERISA Affiliate of Company or any of its Subsidiaries shall continue to
be considered an ERISA Affiliate of Company or any such Subsidiary within the meaning of this definition with respect to the period such entity was an ERISA Affiliate of Company or such Subsidiary and with respect to liabilities arising after such period for which Company or such Subsidiary could be liable under the Code or ERISA.
'ERISA Event' means (i) a 'reportable event' within the meaning of Section 4043 of ERISA and the regulations issued thereunder with respect to any Pension Plan (excluding those for which the provision for thirty day notice to the PBGC has been waived by regulation); (ii) the failure to meet the minimum funding standard of Section 412 of the Code with respect to any Pension Plan (whether or not waived in accordance with Section 412(c) of the Code) or the failure to make by its due date a required installment under Section 430(j) of the Code with respect to any Pension Plan or the failure to make any required contribution to a Multiemployer Plan; (iii) the provision by the administrator of any Pension Plan pursuant to Section 4041(a)(2) of ERISA of a notice of intent to terminate such plan in a distress termination described in Section 4041(c) of ERISA; (iv) the withdrawal by Company, any of its Subsidiaries or any of their respective ERISA Affiliates from any Pension Plan with two or more contributing sponsors or the termination of any such Pension Plan resulting in liability to Company, any of its Subsidiaries or any of their respective Affiliates pursuant to Section 4063 or 4064 of ERISA; (v) the institution by the PBGC of proceedings to terminate any Pension Plan, or the occurrence of any event or condition that might constitute grounds under ERISA for the termination of, or the appointment of a trustee to administer, any Pension Plan; (vi) the imposition of liability on Company, any of its Subsidiaries or any of their respective ERISA Affiliates pursuant to Section 4062(e) or 4069 of ERISA or by reason of the application of Section 4212(c) of ERISA; (vii) the withdrawal of Company, any of its Subsidiaries or any of their respective ERISA Affiliates in a complete or partial withdrawal (within the meaning of Sections 4203 and 4205 of ERISA) from any Multiemployer Plan if there is any potential liability therefor, or the receipt by Company, any of its Subsidiaries or any of their respective ERISA Affiliates of notice from any Multiemployer Plan that it is in reorganization or insolvency pursuant to Section 4241 or 4245 of ERISA, or that it intends to terminate or has terminated under Section 4041A or 4042 of ERISA; (viii) the occurrence of an act or omission that could give rise to the imposition on Company, any of its Subsidiaries or any of their respective ERISA Affiliates of fines, penalties, taxes or related charges under Chapter 43 of the Code or under Section 409, Section 502(c), (i) or (l), or Section 4071 of ERISA in respect of any Employee Benefit Plan; (ix) the assertion of a material claim (other than routine claims for benefits) against any Employee Benefit Plan other than a Multiemployer Plan or the assets thereof, or against Company, any of its Subsidiaries or any of their respective ERISA Affiliates in connection with any Employee Benefit Plan; (x) receipt from the Internal Revenue Service of notice of the failure of any Pension Plan (or any other Employee Benefit Plan intended to be qualified under Section 401(a) of the Code) to qualify under Section 401(a) of the Code, or the failure of any trust forming part of any Pension Plan to qualify for exemption from taxation under Section 501(a) of the Code; or (xi) the imposition of a Lien pursuant to Section 430(k) of the Code or pursuant to Section 303(k) of ERISA with respect to any Pension Plan.
'Event of Default' means each of the conditions or events set forth in Section 8.1.
'Exchange Act' means the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
'Excluded Accounts' means (i) payroll accounts or employee benefits accounts as long as in the case of payroll accounts, the total amount on deposit at any time does not exceed the current expected amount of payroll obligations of the Note Parties, (ii) zero balance accounts maintained by the Note Parties, as long as any deposits or funds in any such accounts are transferred at least once each Business Day into a Controlled Account (including, for the avoidance of doubt, at any time following the exercise of exclusive control by Collateral Agent under the applicable control agreement with respect to such Controlled Account), (iii) accounts, the amounts on deposit in which do not exceed an average monthly balance of $50,000 for all such accounts in the aggregate at any one time and (iv) any segregated accounts holding solely Cash collateral for a third party to the extent such Lien is permitted under Section 6.2(n) hereof, the aggregate balance of which shall not at any time exceed 105% of the face value of such obligations.
'Excluded Property' has the meaning set forth in the Pledge and Security Agreement.
'Existing Indebtedness' means Indebtedness and other obligations outstanding under that certain Business Financing Agreement dated as of June 2, 2017 between Company and Western Alliance Bank, as amended on June 1, 2018 and as in effect on the Closing Date immediately prior to giving effect to any payment of such Indebtedness and other obligations on the Closing Date.
'Existing Note Purchase Agreement' means the Original Agreement as amended by Amendment No. 1, Amendment No. 2, Amendment No. 3, Amendment No. 4 and Amendment No. 5.
'Extraordinary Receipts' means any net Cash proceeds received by or paid for the account of Company or any of its Subsidiaries outside of the ordinary course of such Person's business and any such payments in respect of purchase price adjustments (excluding working capital adjustments), tax refunds, judgments, settlements for actual or potential litigation or similar claims, pension plan reversions, indemnity payments, payments in respect of Earn Out Obligations or Seller Financing Indebtedness, and similar payments; provided, however, that 'Extraordinary Receipts' shall not include (i) proceeds of any indemnity payment to the extent that no Event of Default exists at the time of receipt of such proceeds and such proceeds are promptly (and in any event within five Business Days) used to pay related third party claims and expenses, (ii) proceeds otherwise subject to Sections 2.13(a) through 2.13(g) or (iii) to the extent any such amounts are (A) immediately payable to a Person that is not an Affiliate of the Note Parties pursuant to an arrangement permitted under this Agreement or (B) received by the Note Party or any of its Subsidiaries as reimbursement for any costs previously incurred or any payment previously made by a Note Party.
'Extraordinary Receipts Reinvestment Amounts' as defined in Section 2.13(h).
'Extraordinary Receipts Reinvestment Period' as defined in Section 2.13(h).
'Facility' means any real property (including all buildings, fixtures or other improvements located thereon) now, hereafter or heretofore owned, leased, operated or used by Company or any of its Subsidiaries.
'Fair Share' as defined in Section 7.2.
'Fair Share Contribution Amount' as defined in Section 7.2.
'FATCA' means (a) Sections 1471 through 1474 of the Code, as of the date of this Agreement (or any amended or successor version that is substantively comparable and not materially more onerous to comply with), any current or future regulations promulgated thereunder or official interpretations thereof and any agreements entered into pursuant to Section 1471(b)(1) of the Code, (b) any treaty, law, regulation or other official guidance enacted in any jurisdiction, or relating to an intergovernmental agreement between the United States and any other jurisdiction, with the purpose (in either case) of facilitating the implementation of clause (a) above, or (c) any agreement pursuant to the implementation of clauses (a) or (b) above with the United States Internal Revenue Service, the United States government or any governmental or taxation authority.
'Federal Funds Effective Rate' means for any day, the rate per annum (expressed, as a decimal, rounded upwards, if necessary, to the next higher 1/100 of 1%) equal to the weighted average of the rates on overnight Federal funds transactions with members of the Federal Reserve System on such day, as published by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on the next Business Day; provided, (i) if such day is not a Business Day, the Federal Funds Effective Rate for such day shall be such rate on such transactions on the preceding Business Day as so published on the next Business Day, and (ii) if no such rate is so published on such next Business Day, the Federal Funds Effective Rate for such day shall be the average rate charged to GSSLG.
'Fee Letter' means the letter agreements between Company and GSSLG dated February 4, 2019 with respect to the Initial Note Closing Date and October 1, 2020 with respect to the Additional Note Closing Date, as applicable.
'Financial Officer Certification' means, with respect to the financial statements for which such certification is required, the certification of the Chief Financial Officer of Company that, as of the date of such certification, such financial statements fairly present, in all material respects, the financial condition of Company and its Subsidiaries as at the dates indicated and the results of their operations and their cash flows for the periods indicated, subject to changes resulting from audit and normal year-end adjustments and to the absence of footnotes.
'Financial Plan' as defined in Section 5.1(i).
'First Priority' means, (i) with respect to any Lien purported to be created in any Collateral not consisting of Capital Stock pursuant to any Collateral Document, that such Lien is the only Lien to which such Collateral is subject, other than any Permitted Lien, and (ii) with respect to any Lien purported to be created in any Collateral consisting of Capital Stock, that such Lien is the highest priority Lien to which such Collateral is subject, other than any non-consensual Permitted Liens for Taxes, statutory obligations, or other obligations that arise and have higher priority by operation of law.
'Fiscal Quarter' means a fiscal quarter of any Fiscal Year.
'Fiscal Year' means the fiscal year of Company and its Subsidiaries ending on March 31 of each calendar year.
'Flood Certificate' means a 'Standard Flood Hazard Determination Form' of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and any successor Governmental Authority performing a similar function.
'Flood Hazard Property' means any Real Estate Asset subject to a mortgage in favor of Collateral Agent, for the benefit of Secured Parties, and located in an area designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency as having special flood or mud slide hazards.
'Flood Program' means the National Flood Insurance Program created by the U.S. Congress pursuant to the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, the National Flood Insurance Reform Act of 1994 and the Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2004.
'Flood Zone' means areas having special flood hazards as described in the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968.
'Fund' means any Person (other than a Natural Person) that is (or will be) engaged in making, purchasing, holding or otherwise investing in notes, bonds and similar extensions of credit in the ordinary course of its activities.
'Funding Guarantor' as defined in Section 7.2.
'Funding Notice' means a notice substantially in the form of Exhibit A-1.
'GAAP' means, subject to Section 1.2, U.S. generally accepted accounting principles in effect as of the date of determination thereof.
'Goldman Sachs' means Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC.
'Governmental Authority' means any federal, state, municipal, national or other government, governmental department, commission, board, bureau, court, agency or instrumentality or political subdivision thereof or any entity or officer exercising executive, legislative, judicial, regulatory or administrative functions of or pertaining to any government or any court, in each case whether associated with a state of the U.S., the U.S., or a foreign entity or government.
'Governmental Authorization' means any permit, license, authorization, plan, directive, consent order or consent decree of or from any Governmental Authority.
'Grantor' as defined in the Pledge and Security Agreement.
'GSSLG' as defined in the preamble hereto.
'Guaranteed Obligations' as defined in Section 7.1.
'Guarantor' means (a) Company, to the extent that Company is not already the primary obligor in respect of any Obligations, (b) each Subsidiary of Company that executes this
Agreement on the Closing Date, and (c) each other Person that guarantees, pursuant to Section 5.10, Section 7.1 or otherwise, all or any part of the Obligations.
'Guarantor Subsidiary' means each Guarantor (other than Company).
'Guaranty' means (a) the guaranty of each Guarantor set forth in Section 7, and (b) each other guaranty of the Obligations that is made by any other Guarantor in favor of Collateral Agent for the benefit of Secured Parties.
'Hazardous Materials' means any chemical, material or substance, exposure to which is prohibited, limited or regulated by any Governmental Authority or that may or could pose a hazard to the health and safety of the owners, occupants or any Persons in the vicinity of any Facility or to the indoor or outdoor environment.
'Hazardous Materials Activity' means any past, current, proposed or threatened activity, event or occurrence involving any Hazardous Materials, including the use, manufacture, possession, storage, holding, presence, existence, location, Release, threatened Release, discharge, placement, generation, transportation, processing, construction, treatment, abatement, removal, remediation, disposal, disposition or handling of any Hazardous Materials, and any corrective action or response action with respect to any of the foregoing.
'Hedge Agreement' means any Interest Rate Agreement, any Currency Agreement, and any other derivative or hedging contract, agreement, confirmation, or other similar transaction or arrangement that is entered into by Company or any of its Subsidiaries, including any commodity or equity exchange, swap, collar, cap, floor, adjustable strike cap, adjustable strike corridor, cross-currency swap or forward rate agreement, spot or forward foreign currency or commodity purchase or sale, listed or over-the-counter option or similar derivative right related to any of the foregoing, non-deliverable forward or option, foreign currency swap agreement, currency exchange rate price hedging arrangement, or other arrangement designed to protect against fluctuations in interest rates or currency exchange rates, commodity, currency, or Securities values, or any combination of the foregoing agreements or arrangements.
'Highest Lawful Rate' means the maximum lawful interest rate, if any, that at any time or from time to time may be contracted for, charged, or received under the laws applicable to any Purchaser that are in effect as of the Closing Date or, to the extent allowed by law, under such applicable laws that may be in effect after the Closing Date and allow a higher maximum nonusurious interest rate than applicable laws in effect as of the Closing Date.
'Historical Financial Statements' means as of the Closing Date, (i) the audited financial statements of Company and its Subsidiaries, for the Fiscal Year ended March 31 2018 and (ii) the unaudited financial statements of Company and its Subsidiaries, for the Fiscal Quarters ended June 30, 2018 and September 30, 2018, in each case as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
'Home Page' means the Company's corporate home page on the World Wide Web accessible through the Internet via the universal resource locator (URL) identified as
http://www.capstoneturbine.com or such other universal resource locator that it shall designate in writing to the Purchasers as its corporate home page on the World Wide Web.
'Immaterial Fee-Owned Properties' means, as of any date of determination, any individual fee-owned Real Estate Asset having a fair market value less than $1,000,000; provided that, notwithstanding the foregoing, (a) if at any time Company and its subsidiaries own, in the aggregate, multiple fee-owned Real Estate Assets that, in the aggregate, have a fair market value in excess of $2,500,000, then Company shall notify Purchasers thereof and Requisite Purchasers shall have the option, exercisable in its sole discretion, to designate any such Real Estate Assets as Material Real Estate Assets, and (b) any fee-owned Real Estate Asset designated as a Material Real Estate Asset pursuant to clause (iii) of the definition thereof and any fee-owned Real Estate Asset set forth on Schedule 1.1(b) shall not constitute 'Immaterial Fee-Owned Properties'.
'Indebtedness,' as applied to any Person, means, without duplication, (i) all indebtedness for borrowed money; (ii) Capital Lease Obligations; (iii) notes payable and drafts accepted representing extensions of credit whether or not representing obligations for borrowed money; (iv) any obligation owed for all or any part of the deferred purchase price of property or services (excluding any such obligations incurred under ERISA or any trade payable incurred in the ordinary course of business unless (a) more than forty-five (45) days past due, or (b) such obligation is evidenced by a note or a similar written instrument), including any Earn Out Obligations and Seller Financing Indebtedness; (v) all indebtedness secured by any Lien on any property or asset owned or held by that Person regardless of whether the indebtedness secured thereby shall have been assumed by that Person or is nonrecourse to the credit of that Person; (vi) the face amount of any letter of credit or similar instrument issued for the account of (or similar credit transaction entered into for the benefit of) that Person or as to which that Person is otherwise liable for reimbursement of drawings or is otherwise an obligor; (vii) Disqualified Capital Stock, with the amount of Indebtedness represented by such Disqualified Capital Stock being equal to the greater of its voluntary or involuntary liquidation preference and its maximum fixed repurchase price (for purposes hereof, the 'maximum fixed repurchase price' of any Disqualified Capital Stock that does not have a fixed repurchase price shall be calculated in accordance with the terms of such Disqualified Capital Stock as if such Disqualified Capital Stock were purchased on any date on which Indebtedness shall be required to be determined pursuant to this Agreement, and as if such price were based upon, or measured by, the fair market value of such Disqualified Capital Stock); (viii) the direct or indirect guaranty, endorsement (otherwise than for collection or deposit in the ordinary course of business), co-making, discounting with recourse or sale with recourse by such Person of the obligation of another; (ix) any obligation of such Person the primary purpose or intent of which is to provide assurance to an obligee that the obligation of the obligor thereof will be paid or discharged, or any agreement relating thereto will be complied with, or the holders thereof will be protected (in whole or in part) against loss in respect thereof; (x) any liability of such Person for an obligation of another through any agreement (contingent or otherwise) (a) to purchase, repurchase or otherwise acquire such obligation or provide any security therefor, or to provide funds for the payment or discharge of such obligation (whether in the form of loans, advances, stock purchases, capital contributions or otherwise) or (b) to maintain the solvency or any balance sheet item, level of income or financial condition of another if, in the case of any agreement described under subclauses (a) or (b) of this clause (x), the primary purpose or intent thereof is as
described in clause (ix) above; and (xi) all obligations of such Person in respect of any exchange traded or over the counter derivative transaction, including under any Hedge Agreement, in each case whether entered into for hedging or speculative purposes or otherwise, provided, the 'principal' amount of obligations under any Hedge Agreement that has not been terminated shall be deemed to be the Net Mark-to-Market Exposure of Company and its subsidiaries thereunder.
'Indemnified Liabilities' means, collectively, any and all liabilities, obligations, losses, damages (including natural resource damages), penalties, claims (including Environmental Claims), actions, judgments, suits, costs (including the costs of any investigation, study, sampling, testing, abatement, cleanup, removal, remediation or other response action necessary to remove, remediate, clean up or abate any Hazardous Materials Activity), Taxes, expenses and disbursements of any kind or nature whatsoever (including attorneys' fees and any fees or expenses incurred by Indemnitees in enforcing this indemnity), whether direct, indirect, special, or consequential and whether based on any federal, state or foreign laws, statutes, rules or regulations (including securities and commercial laws, statutes, rules or regulations and Environmental Laws), on common law or equitable cause or on contract or otherwise, that may be imposed on, incurred by, or asserted against any such Indemnitee, in any manner relating to or arising out (i) this Agreement or the other Note Documents or the transactions contemplated hereby or thereby (including the Purchasers' agreement to purchase any Notes or the use or intended use of the proceeds thereof, or any enforcement of any of the Note Documents (including any sale of, collection from, or other realization upon any of the Collateral or the enforcement of the Guaranty)); or (ii) any Environmental Claim or Hazardous Materials Activity relating to or arising from, directly or indirectly, any past or present activity, operation, land ownership, or practice of Company or any of its Subsidiaries.
'Indemnitee' means, each of Collateral Agent and any Purchaser, and each of their respective affiliates, officers, partners, members, Directors, trustees, employees, agents and sub-agents.
'Indemnitee Agent Party' as defined in Section 9.6.
'Initial Notes' means the Notes issued by Company and purchased by a Purchaser pursuant to Section 2.1(a)(i).
'Initial Notes Purchase Commitment' means the commitment of a Purchaser to make or otherwise purchase the Initial Notes and 'Initial Notes Purchase Commitments' means such commitments of all Purchasers in the aggregate. The amount of each Purchaser's Initial Notes Purchase Commitment, if any, is set forth on Appendix A-1, subject to any adjustment or reduction pursuant to the terms and conditions hereof. The aggregate amount of the Initial Notes Purchase Commitments as of the Closing Date immediately prior to giving effect to the purchasing of the Initial Notes was $30,000,000.
'Institutional Investor' means (a) any Purchaser of a Note, (b) any holder of a Note holding (together with one or more of its affiliates) more than 5% of the aggregate principal amount of the Notes then outstanding, (c) any bank, trust company, savings and loan association or other financial institution, any pension plan, any investment company, any insurance
company, any broker or dealer, or any other similar financial institution or entity, regardless of legal form, and (d) any related fund of any holder of any Note.
'Insurance/Condemnation Reinvestment Amounts' as defined in Section 2.13(b).
'Insurance/Condemnation Reinvestment Period' as defined in Section 2.13(b).
'Intellectual Property' as defined in the Pledge and Security Agreement.
'Intellectual Property Security Agreement' as defined in the Pledge and Security Agreement.
'Intercompany Note' means a 'global' intercompany promissory note and subordination that evidences and subordinates certain Indebtedness and other monetary liabilities owed among Note Parties and their Subsidiaries, substantially in the form of Exhibit I.
'Interest Payment Date' means with respect to (i) any Base Rate Note (a) the last day of each month, commencing on the Additional Notes Closing Date and (b) the final maturity date of such Notes; and (ii) any Note bearing interest at the Adjusted LIBO Rate, the last day of each Interest Period applicable to such Note; provided, in the case of each Interest Period of longer than six months 'Interest Payment Date' shall also include each date that is three months, or an integral multiple thereof, after the commencement of such Interest Period.
'Interest Period' means, in connection with any Note bearing interest at the Adjusted LIBO Rate, an interest period of one-, two-, three- or six-months, as selected by Company in the applicable Funding Notice, commencing on October 1, 2020; and thereafter, commencing on (and including) the day on which the immediately preceding Interest Period expires; provided, (a) if an Interest Period would otherwise expire on a day that is not a Business Day, such Interest Period shall expire on the next Business Day unless no further Business Day occurs in such month, in which case such Interest Period shall expire on the immediately preceding Business Day; and (b) any Interest Period that begins on the last Business Day of a calendar month (or on a day for which there is no numerically corresponding day in the calendar month at the end of such Interest Period) shall end on the last Business Day of a calendar month.
'Interest Rate Agreement' means any interest rate swap agreement, interest rate cap agreement, interest rate collar agreement, interest rate hedging agreement or other similar agreement or arrangement, each of which is (i) for the purpose of hedging the interest rate exposure associated with Company's and its Subsidiaries' operations, (ii) approved by Requisite Purchasers, and (iii) not for speculative purposes.
'Interest Rate Determination Date' means, with respect to any Interest Period, the date that is two Business Days prior to the first day of such Interest Period.
'Investment' means (i) any direct or indirect purchase or other acquisition by Company or any of its Subsidiaries of, or of a beneficial interest in, any of the Securities of any other Person, including the establishment or other creation of a Subsidiary or any other interest in the Securities of any Person; (ii) any direct or indirect redemption, retirement, purchase or other acquisition for value, by any Subsidiary of Company from any Person, of any Capital Stock of
such Person; and (iii) any direct or indirect loan, advance (other than advances to employees for customary moving, entertainment and travel expenses, drawing accounts and similar expenditures in the ordinary course of business and consistent with past practice) or capital contributions by Company or any of its Subsidiaries to any other Person, including all indebtedness and accounts receivable from that other Person that are not current assets or did not arise from sales of inventory to that other Person in the ordinary course of business. The amount of any Investment shall be the original cost of such Investment plus the cost of all additions thereto, without any adjustments for increases or decreases in value, or write-ups, write-downs or write-offs with respect to such Investment.
'Joint Venture' means a joint venture, partnership or other similar arrangement, whether in corporate, partnership or other legal form; provided, in no event shall any Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of any Person be considered to be a 'Joint Venture' to which such Person is a party.
'Landlord Collateral Access Agreement' means a Landlord Waiver and Consent Agreement substantially in the form of Exhibit H (or such other form as agreed to by Collateral Agent).
'Latest Maturity Date' means, as of any time of determination, the latest possible maturity or expiration date applicable to any Note or Commitment hereunder at such time, in each case as extended in accordance with this Agreement from time to time, as the case may be.
'Leasehold Property' means any leasehold interest of any Note Party as lessee under any lease of real property, other than any such leasehold interest designated from time to time by Collateral Agent in its sole discretion as not being required to be included in the Collateral.
'Lien' means (i) any lien, mortgage, pledge, assignment, security interest, charge or encumbrance of any kind (including any agreement to give any of the foregoing, any conditional sale or other title retention agreement, and any lease in the nature thereof) and any option, trust or other preferential arrangement having the practical effect of any of the foregoing, and (ii) in the case of Securities, any purchase option, call or similar right of a third party with respect to such Securities.
'Liquidation Event' means any voluntary or involuntary dissolution, liquidation or winding up of Company.
'Majority-in-Interest' means holders of Company's Capital Stock accounting for 50% or more of the voting power of all of the Capital Stock of Company.
'Margin Stock' as defined in Regulation U.
'Material Adverse Effect' means a material adverse effect on (i) the business operations, properties, assets or financial condition of Company and its Subsidiaries taken as a whole; (ii) the ability of any Note Party to fully and timely perform its Obligations; (iii) the legality, validity, binding effect, or enforceability against a Note Party of a Note Document to which it is a party; (iv) the validity, perfection or priority of a Lien in favor of Collateral Agent
for the benefit of Secured Parties on the Collateral, taken as a whole, or (vi) the rights, remedies and benefits available to, or conferred upon, Collateral Agent, any Purchaser or any other Secured Party under any Note Document.
'Material Contract' means any and all contracts or other arrangements to which Company or any of its Subsidiaries is a party (other than the Note Documents) for which breach, nonperformance, cancellation or failure to renew could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect together with those contracts and arrangements that are otherwise listed on Schedule 4.16.
'Material Indebtedness' means (i) Indebtedness (other than the Obligations) of any one or more of Company and its Subsidiaries with an individual principal amount (or Swap Termination Value) of $250,000 or more or, solely for purposes of Section 8.1(b), that, collectively with any other Indebtedness in respect of which any relevant default or other specified event has occurred, has an aggregate principal amount of $500,000 or more and (ii) any CARES Act Indebtedness.'
'Material Real Estate Asset' means any and all of the following: (i) all fee-owned Real Estate Assets other than any Immaterial Fee-Owned Properties, (ii) any Real Estate Asset that Requisite Purchasers determine after the Closing Date, in their sole discretion, to be material to the business, operations, properties, assets, condition (financial or otherwise) or prospects of any of Company and its Subsidiaries and designate in writing to be a 'Material Real Estate Asset', and (iii) any Real Estate Asset listed on Schedule 1.1(b).
'Moody's' means Moody's Investors Service, Inc.
'Mortgage' means a mortgage, deed of trust, or similar instrument in form and substance reasonably acceptable to Collateral Agent.
'Mortgaged Real Estate Documents' means, with respect to each Material Real Estate Asset that is required to be subject to a Mortgage pursuant to this Agreement:
one or more fully executed and notarized Mortgages encumbering such Material Real Estate Asset, in each case in proper form for recording in all appropriate places in all applicable jurisdictions;
(a) ALTA mortgagee title insurance policies or, solely to the extent that Collateral Agent in its sole discretion waives the requirement for a policy to be issued, unconditional commitments therefor, in each case issued by one or more title companies reasonably satisfactory to Collateral Agent with respect to each Material Real Estate Asset (each, a 'Title Policy'), each such Title Policy to be in amounts not less than the fair market value of each Material Real Estate Asset, together with a title report issued by a title company with respect thereto and dated not more than thirty days prior to the date of the applicable Mortgage, (b) copies of all documents listed as exceptions to title or otherwise referred to therein, each in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to Collateral Agent, and (c) evidence satisfactory to Collateral Agent that such Note Party has paid to the title company or to the appropriate Governmental Authorities all expenses and premiums of the title company and all other sums required in connection with the issuance of each Title Policy and all recording and stamp taxes
(including mortgage recording and intangible taxes) payable in connection with recording the Mortgages for each such Material Real Estate Asset in the appropriate real estate records;
(A) a completed Flood Certificate with respect to each such Material Real Estate Asset, which Flood Certificate shall (x) be addressed to Collateral Agent and (y) otherwise comply with the Flood Program and be in form and substance satisfactory to Collateral Agent in its sole discretion; (B) if the Flood Certificate indicates that such Material Real Estate Asset is located in a Flood Zone, Company's written acknowledgment of receipt of written notification from Collateral Agent (x) as to the existence of such Material Real Estate Asset in a Flood Zone and (y) as to whether the community in which such Material Real Estate Asset is located is participating in the Flood Program; and (C) if such Material Real Estate Asset is located in a Flood Zone and is located in a community that participates in the Flood Program, evidence that Company has obtained a policy of flood insurance that is in compliance with all applicable requirements of the Flood Program or, solely to the extent agreed to by Collateral Agent in its sole discretion, excluded any structures existing in such Flood Zone from any such Mortgage in a manner satisfactory to Collateral Agent in its sole discretion;
ALTA surveys of such Material Real Estate Asset (other than any Leasehold Property), certified to Collateral Agent and dated not more than thirty days prior to the date of the applicable Mortgage and otherwise in form and substance satisfactory to Collateral Agent in its sole discretion;
an opinion of counsel (which counsel shall be reasonably satisfactory to Collateral Agent) in the state in which such Material Real Estate Asset is located with respect to the enforceability of the form(s) of Mortgage to be recorded in such state and such other matters as Collateral Agent may reasonably request, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to Collateral Agent; and
reports and other information, in each case in form, scope and substance satisfactory to Requisite Purchasers in their sole discretion, regarding environmental matters relating to such Material Real Estate Asset.
'Multiemployer Plan' means any Employee Benefit Plan that is a 'multiemployer plan' as defined in Section 3(37) of ERISA.
'NAIC' means The National Association of Insurance Commissioners, and any successor thereto.
'Natural Person' means a natural Person or a holding company, investment vehicle or trust for, or owned and operated for the primary benefit of, a natural Person.
'Net Asset Sale Proceeds' means, with respect to any Asset Sale, an amount equal to: (i) Cash payments received by Company or any of its Subsidiaries from such Asset Sale (including any Cash received by way of deferred payment pursuant to, or by monetization of, a note receivable or otherwise (including by way of a milestone payment, as applicable), but only as and when so received), minus (ii) any bona fide costs and expenses incurred in connection with such Asset Sale to the extent paid or payable to non-Affiliates, including (a) any income or gains taxes payable by Company or any of its Subsidiaries as a result of any gain
recognized in connection with such Asset Sale during the tax period in which the sale occurs and sales, transfer and other similar taxes payable in connection with such Asset Sale, (b) payment of the outstanding principal amount of, premium or penalty, if any, and interest on any Indebtedness (other than the Notes) that is secured by a Lien on the stock or assets in question and that is required to be repaid under the terms thereof as a result of such Asset Sale, (c) amounts deposited in escrow pursuant to the terms of the agreement governing such Asset Sale (only to the extent such proceeds remain in escrow) and (d) a reasonable reserve for any indemnification payments (fixed or contingent) attributable to seller's indemnities and representations and warranties to purchaser in respect of such Asset Sale undertaken by Company or any of its Subsidiaries in connection with such Asset Sale; provided that upon release of any such reserve, the amount released shall be considered Net Asset Sale Proceeds.
'Net Insurance/Condemnation Proceeds' means an amount equal to: (i) any Cash payments or proceeds received by Company or any of its Subsidiaries (a) under any casualty, business interruption or 'key man' insurance policies in respect of any covered loss thereunder, less any applicable taxes payable with respect thereto or (b) as a result of the taking of any assets of Company or any of its Subsidiaries by any Person pursuant to the power of eminent domain, condemnation or otherwise, or pursuant to a sale of any such assets to a purchaser with such power under threat of such a taking, minus (ii) (a) any actual and reasonable costs incurred by Company or any of its Subsidiaries in connection with the adjustment or settlement of any claims of Company or such Subsidiary in respect thereof, and (b) any bona fide costs and expenses incurred in connection with any sale of such assets as referred to in clause (i)(b) of this definition to the extent paid or payable to non-Affiliates, including any income or gains taxes payable by Company or any of its Subsidiaries as a result of any gain recognized in connection therewith during the tax period the Cash payments or proceeds are received.
'Net Mark-to-Market Exposure' of a Person means, as of any time of determination, the excess (if any) of all unrealized losses over all unrealized profits of such Person arising from Hedge Agreements or other Indebtedness of the type described in clause (xi) of the definition thereof. As used in this definition, 'unrealized losses' means the fair market value of the cost to such Person of replacing such Hedge Agreement or such other Indebtedness as of the date of determination (assuming the Hedge Agreement or such other Indebtedness were to be terminated as of that date), and 'unrealized profits' means the fair market value of the gain to such Person of replacing such Hedge Agreement or such other Indebtedness as of the time of determination (assuming such Hedge Agreement or such other Indebtedness were to be terminated as of that time).
'Non-U.S. Purchaser' as defined in Section 2.19(c).
'Note Document' means any of this Agreement, the Collateral Documents, the Fee Letter, the Notes and all other documents, certificates, instruments or agreements that are expressly designated pursuant to their terms to be 'Note Documents' or are otherwise executed and delivered by or on behalf of a Note Party or any other Person for the benefit of Collateral Agent or any Purchaser in connection herewith, excluding, for the avoidance of doubt, the Warrants and any other documents related solely thereto.
'Note Party' means Company, as issuer, and each Guarantor.
'Notes' means the Initial Notes and any Additional Notes.
'Notes Maturity Date' means the earlier of (i) October 1, 2023 and (ii) the date that all Notes shall become due and payable in full hereunder, whether by acceleration or otherwise.
'Notice' means a Funding Notice.
'Obligations' means all obligations (whether now existing or hereafter arising, absolute or contingent, joint, several, or independent) of every nature of each Note Party from time to time owed to Collateral Agent (including former Collateral Agents), the Purchasers or any of them, under any Note Document, whether for principal, interest (including interest that, but for the filing of a petition in bankruptcy with respect to such Note Party, would have accrued on any Obligation, whether or not a claim is allowed against such Note Party for such interest in the related bankruptcy proceeding), fees, expenses, indemnification or otherwise.
'Obligee Guarantor' as defined in Section 7.7.
'OFAC' means the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department of the Treasury and any successor Governmental Authority.
'Organizational Documents' means (i) with respect to any corporation or company, its certificate, memorandum, or articles of incorporation or organization, and its by-laws, (ii) with respect to any limited partnership, its certificate or declaration of limited partnership and its partnership agreement, (iii) with respect to any general partnership, its partnership agreement, and (iv) with respect to any limited liability company, its articles of organization and its operating agreement. In the event any term or condition of this Agreement or any other Note Document requires any Organizational Document to be certified by a secretary of state or similar governmental official, the reference to any such 'Organizational Document' shall only be to a document of a type customarily certified by such governmental official.
'Other Taxes' means any and all present or future stamp, court, intangible, recording, filing or documentary, excise, property or similar Taxes arising from any payment made hereunder or from the execution, delivery or enforcement of, or otherwise with respect to, this Agreement or any other Note Document.
'Paid in Full' and 'Payment in Full' mean, with respect to any or all of the Obligations or Guaranteed Obligations, as the context requires, that each of the following events has occurred, as applicable: (a) the payment or repayment in full in immediately available funds of (i) the principal amount of all outstanding Notes, (ii) all accrued and unpaid interest, fees, premiums or other charges owing in respect of any Note or Commitment or otherwise under any Note Document, and (iii) all accrued and unpaid costs and expenses payable by any Note Party to Collateral Agent or Purchaser pursuant to any Note Document, whether or not demand has been made therefor (limited, in the case of indemnification and reimbursement claims to those claims that have been asserted by any such Person prior to such time), (b) the payment or repayment in full in immediately available funds or all other outstanding Obligations or Guaranteed Obligations other than unasserted contingent indemnification and contingent reimbursement obligations and (c) the termination in writing of all of the Commitments.
'PATRIOT Act' means the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act (Title III of Pub. L. 107-56 (signed into law October 26, 2001).
'PBGC' means the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation or any successor thereto.
'Pension Plan' means any Employee Benefit Plan, other than a Multiemployer Plan, that is subject to Section 412 of the Code or Section 302 of ERISA.
'Permitted Acquisition' means any Acquisition by Company or any of its Wholly-Owned Guarantor Subsidiaries, whether by purchase, merger or otherwise, of all or substantially all of the assets of, all of the Capital Stock of, or a business line or unit or a division of, any Person; provided,
immediately prior to, and after giving effect thereto, no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing or would result therefrom;
all transactions in connection therewith shall be consummated, in all material respects, in accordance with all applicable laws and in conformity with all applicable Governmental Authorizations;
in the case of the Acquisition of Capital Stock, all of the Capital Stock (except for any such Capital Stock in the nature of directors' qualifying shares required pursuant to applicable law) acquired or otherwise issued by such Person or any newly formed Guarantor Subsidiary of Company in connection with such Acquisition shall be owned 100% by Company or a Wholly-Owned Guarantor Subsidiary thereof, and Company shall have taken, or caused to be taken, as of the date such Person becomes a Subsidiary of Company, each of the actions set forth in Sections 5.10, 5.11 and/or 5.13, as applicable, when required pursuant to the terms thereof;
Company and its Subsidiaries shall be in compliance with the financial covenants set forth in Section 6.8 on a Pro Forma Basis after giving effect to such Acquisition as of the last day of the Fiscal Quarter most recently ended;
Company shall have delivered to Purchasers (A) at least ten (10) Business Days prior to such proposed Acquisition (or such shorter period as may be agreed by Requisite Purchasers in their sole discretion), (1) a Compliance Certificate evidencing compliance with Section 6.8 as required under clause (iv) above, and (2) all relevant financial information with respect to such acquired assets, including the aggregate consideration for such Acquisition and any other information required to demonstrate compliance with Section 6.8, and (B) promptly upon request by Requisite Purchasers and in any event at least five (5) Business Days prior to closing such Acquisition (or such shorter period as may be agreed by Requisite Purchasers in their sole discretion) (1) a copy of the purchase agreement related to the proposed Acquisition (and any related documents reasonably requested by Requisite Purchasers), (2) quarterly and annual financial statements of the Person whose Capital Stock or assets are being acquired for the most recent twelve month period ending no more than forty-five (45) days prior to such Acquisition, including any audited financial statements that are available to Company and (3) to the extent available, a quality of earnings report (including cash proof analysis) with respect to the Person or assets or division to be acquired in accordance herewith;
any Person or assets or division as acquired in accordance herewith (x) shall be in same, similar or related business or lines of business in which Company and/or its Subsidiaries are engaged as of the Closing Date and (u) unless otherwise consented to by the Requisite Purchasers, for the four quarter period most recently ended prior to the date of such Acquisition, shall have generated earnings before income taxes, depreciation, and amortization during such period that shall exceed the amount of capital expenditures related to such Person or assets or division during such period (calculated in substantially the same manner as Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA and Consolidated Capital Expenditures are calculated);
the Acquisition shall be non-hostile and shall have been approved by the Board of Directors of the Person acquired or the Person from whom such assets or division is acquired, as applicable; and
Company and its Subsidiaries comply with Sections 5.10 and 5.11 with respect to such Acquisition.
'Permitted Liens' means each of the Liens permitted pursuant to Section 6.2.
'Person' means and includes natural persons, corporations, limited partnerships, general partnerships, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships, joint stock companies, Joint Ventures, associations, companies, trusts, banks, trust companies, land trusts, business trusts or other organizations, whether or not legal entities, and Governmental Authorities.
'Platform' as defined in Section 10.1(b).
'Pledge and Security Agreement' means the Pledge and Security Agreement dated as of the Closing Date, executed by Company and each Guarantor in favor of the Collateral Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties, as it may be amended, restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time.
'Prime Rate' means the rate of interest quoted in the print edition of The Wall Street Journal, Money Rates Section as the Prime Rate (currently defined as the base rate on corporate loans posted by at least 75% of the nation's thirty largest banks), as in effect from time to time, or, if such source or rate is unavailable, any replacement or successor source or rate as determined by Requisite Purchasers. The Prime Rate is a reference rate and does not necessarily represent the lowest or best rate actually charged to any customer. Purchasers may make commercial loans or other loans at rates of interest at, above or below the Prime Rate.
'Pro Forma Basis' means a calculation giving pro forma effect to (i) the adjustments related to Subject Transactions described in 'Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA' and (ii) when used with respect to determining the permissibility of any specific transaction hereunder, such specific transaction as if it were a Subject Transaction.
'Pro Rata Share' means with respect to all payments, computations and other matters relating to the Initial Notes of any Purchaser, the percentage obtained by dividing (a) the outstanding principal amount of the Notes held by such Purchaser by (b) the aggregate outstanding principal amount of the Notes held by all Purchasers.
'Projections' as defined in Section 4.8.
'Purchaser' means each financial institution listed on the signature pages hereto as a Purchaser, and any other Person that becomes a party hereto pursuant to a Transfer Agreement.
'Qualified Cash' means, at any time of determination, the aggregate balance sheet amount of unrestricted Cash and, to the extent readily monetized, Cash Equivalents included in the consolidated balance sheet of Company and its Subsidiaries as of such time that (i) is free and clear of all Liens other than Liens in favor of Collateral Agent for the benefit of Secured Parties and non-consensual Permitted Liens, (ii) may be applied to payment of the Obligations without violating any law, contract, or other agreement, (iii) is in Controlled Accounts or solely in the case of any such account that is acquired pursuant to a Permitted Acquisition or other permitted Investment, the 30th day following the acquisition thereof, and (iv) is not Net Asset Sale Proceeds or Net Insurance/Condemnation Proceeds.
'Qualified Capital Stock' means any Capital Stock that is not Disqualified Capital Stock.
'Qualified Institutional Buyer' means any Person who is a 'qualified institutional buyer' within the meaning of such term as set forth in Rule 144A(a)(1) under the Securities Act.
'Real Estate Asset' means, at any time of determination, any interest (fee, leasehold or otherwise) then owned by any Note Party in any real property.
'Reduction' as defined in Section 2.11(b).
'Register' as defined in Section 2.6(b).
'Regulation D' means Regulation D of the Board of Governors and all official rulings and interpretations thereunder or thereof.
'Regulation T' means Regulation T of the Board of Governors and all official rulings and interpretations thereunder or thereof.
'Regulation U' means Regulation U of the Board of Governors and all official rulings and interpretations thereunder or thereof.
'Regulation X' means Regulation X of the Board of Governors and all official rulings and interpretations thereunder or thereof.
'Related Fund' means any Fund that is managed, advised, or administered by (a) a Purchaser, (b) an Affiliate of a Purchaser, or (c) an entity or affiliate of an entity that manages, administers, or advises a Purchaser.
'Release' means any release, spill, emission, leaking, pumping, pouring, injection, escaping, deposit, disposal, discharge, dispersal, dumping, leaching or migration of any Hazardous Material into the indoor or outdoor environment (including the abandonment or disposal of any
barrels, containers or other closed receptacles containing any Hazardous Material), including the movement of any Hazardous Material through the air, soil, surface water or groundwater.
'Rental Fleet' means microturbine assets owned by the Company or its Subsidiaries that are available to rent, or already on rent, to end-use customers for on-site power generation. As of the Additional Notes Closing Date, the total capacity of the Rental Fleet is 8.6 MW.
'Rental Unit Sales' means the sale or disposition of one or more of the microturbines identified in writing to the Purchasers as the 'rental units' on or prior to the Closing Date.
'Required Prepayment Date' as defined in Section 2.14(c).
'Requisite Purchasers' means one or more Purchasers holding more than 50% of the aggregate outstanding principal amount of the Notes held by all Purchasers at such time.
'Restricted Junior Payment' means (i) any dividend, other distribution, or liquidation preference, direct or indirect, on account of any shares of any class of Capital Stock of Company or any of its Subsidiaries now or hereafter outstanding, except a dividend payable solely in shares of that class of Capital Stock (other than any Disqualified Capital Stock) to the holders of that class; (ii) any redemption, retirement, sinking fund or similar payment, purchase or other acquisition for value, direct or indirect, of any shares of any class of Capital Stock of Company or any of its Subsidiaries (or any direct or indirect parent thereof) now or hereafter outstanding; (iii) any payment made to retire, or to obtain the surrender of, any outstanding warrants, options or other rights to acquire shares of any class of Capital Stock of Company or any of its Subsidiaries (or any direct or indirect parent thereof) now or hereafter outstanding, excluding any such payment in respect of the Warrants; and (iv) any payment or prepayment of principal of, premium, if any, or interest on, or redemption, purchase, retirement, defeasance (including in-substance or legal defeasance), sinking fund or similar payment with respect to, any Subordinated Indebtedness or any Earn Out Obligations or Seller Financing Indebtedness.
'S&P' means S&P Global Ratings, or any successor to its rating agency business.
'Sale Transaction' means any transaction pursuant to which (a) Company sells or disposes (in one or a series of related sales or dispositions) of all or substantially all of the assets of Company on a consolidated basis (other than inventory in the ordinary course of business), including any sale or disposition of the securities or assets of the Subsidiaries of Company, (b) Company engages in any merger, consolidation, combination or similar transaction, (in one or a series of related transactions), such that the Majority-in-Interest immediately prior to the transaction or transactions will, immediately after such transaction or transactions, no longer constitute the Majority-in-Interest, (c) Company engages in any transaction or series of related transactions that results in any change of control of Company (as the term 'control' is defined in Rule 405 the Securities Act), whether such change of control occurs through the sale of assets, Capital Stock or otherwise or (d) any other transaction constituting a Change of Control.
'Sanctioned Country' means, at any time, a country, territory or region that is, or whose government is, the subject or target of any Sanctions, including, as of the Closing Date, the Crimea region of Ukraine, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria.
'Sanctioned Person' means, at any time, any Person with whom dealings are restricted or prohibited under Sanctions, including (i) any Person listed in any Sanctions-related list of designated Persons maintained by the U.S. (including by OFAC, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, or the U.S. Department of State), or by the United Nations Security Council, the European Union or any EU member state, Her Majesty's Treasury of the United Kingdom or any other relevant sanctions authority, (ii) any Person located, operating, organized or resident in a Sanctioned Country or (iii) any Person owned or controlled, directly or indirectly, by any such Person described in clause (i) or (ii) of this definition.
'Sanctions' means sanctions or trade embargoes enacted, imposed, administered or enforced from time to time by (i) the U.S. government, including those administered by OFAC, U.S. Department of State, or U.S. Department of Commerce, (ii) the United Nations Security Council, the European Union or any of its member states, Her Majesty's Treasury of the United Kingdom, or (iii) any other relevant sanctions authority.
'SBA' means the Small Business Act (Public Law 85-536, as amended).
'Section 382 Ownership Shift' means on any day on which Company undergoes an 'owner shift', the aggregate increase in the percentage of Company's stock owned by each '5-percent shareholder' over the lowest percentage of Company's stock owned by such shareholder at any time during the 'testing period.' For these purposes, the terms 'owner shift,' '5-percent shareholder' and 'testing period,' shall have the meanings accorded them under section 382 of the Code, and this clause shall be interpreted consistently with the intent of Company and Purchasers to avoid an 'ownership change' of Company, within the meaning of section 382(g)(1) of the Code. The determination of the size of the Section 382 Ownership Shift shall be made by Requisite Purchasers in good faith and in accordance with the principles of the preceding sentence, after reasonable consultation with Company.
'Secured Parties' as defined in the Pledge and Security Agreement.
'Securities' means any stock, shares, partnership interests, voting trust certificates, certificates of interest or participation in any profit-sharing agreement or arrangement, options, warrants, bonds, debentures, notes, or other evidences of indebtedness, secured or unsecured, convertible, subordinated or otherwise, or in general any instruments commonly known as 'securities' or any certificates of interest, shares or participations in temporary or interim certificates for the purchase or acquisition of, or any right to subscribe to, purchase or acquire, any of the foregoing, including any Capital Stock and any Hedge Agreements or other derivatives.
'Securities Account' means any 'securities account' as defined in Article 8 of the UCC and any 'commodity account' as defined in Article 9 of the UCC.
'Securities Account Control Agreement' means, with respect to a Securities Account, an agreement in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to Collateral Agent that (i) is entered into among Collateral Agent, the Securities Intermediary at which the applicable
Securities Account is maintained, and the Note Party having rights in or to the underlying financial assets credited to or maintained in such Securities Account, and (ii) is effective for Collateral Agent to obtain 'control' (within the meaning of Articles 8 and 9 of the UCC) of such Securities Account.
'Securities Act' means the Securities Act of 1933, as amended from time to time, and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder from time to time in effect.
'Securities Intermediary' means any 'securities intermediary' or 'commodity intermediary' as such terms are defined in the UCC.
'Seller Financing Indebtedness' means any obligation or liability consisting of fixed deferred purchase price, installment payments, or promissory notes that, in each case, is issued or otherwise incurred as consideration for any acquisition of any property.
'Solvency Certificate' means a certificate of the Chief Financial Officer of Company substantially in the form of Exhibit F-2.
'Solvent' means, with respect to any Person, that as of the date of determination, both (i) (a) the sum of such Person's and its Subsidiaries' debt (including contingent liabilities) does not exceed the present fair saleable value of such Person's and its Subsidiaries' present assets; (b) such Person's and its Subsidiaries' capital is not unreasonably small in relation to its business as contemplated on such date of determination and, with respect to the determination made on the Closing Date, reflected in the Projections provided on or prior to the Closing Date, or with respect to any transaction contemplated or to be undertaken after such date of determination; and (c) such Person has not incurred and does not intend to incur, or believe (nor should it reasonably believe) that it will incur, debts beyond its ability to pay such debts as they become due (whether at maturity or otherwise); and (ii) such Person is 'solvent' within the meaning given that term and similar terms under applicable laws relating to fraudulent transfers and conveyances. For purposes of this definition, the amount of any contingent liability at any time shall be computed as the amount that, in light of all of the facts and circumstances existing at such time, represents the amount that can reasonably be expected to become an actual or matured liability (irrespective of whether such contingent liabilities meet the criteria for accrual under FASB Accounting Standards Codification Topic 450-20).
'Specified Debt Cure Deadline' as defined in Section 8.2.
'Specified Debt Prepayment' as defined in Section 8.2.
'Specified Financial Covenant' as defined in Section 8.2.
'Subject Transaction' as defined in 'Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA'.
'Subordinated Indebtedness' means any Indebtedness that is contractually or structurally subordinated in payment or lien ranking to the Obligations or related Liens.
'Subsidiary' means, with respect to any Person, any corporation, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture or other business entity of which more than
50% of the total voting power of shares of stock or other ownership interests entitled (without regard to the occurrence of any contingency) to vote in the election or appointment of the Person or Persons (whether Directors, trustees, or other Persons performing similar functions) having the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies thereof is at the time owned or controlled, directly or indirectly, by that Person or one or more of the other Subsidiaries of that Person or a combination thereof; provided, in determining the percentage of ownership interests of any Person controlled by another Person, no ownership interest in the nature of a 'qualifying share' of the former Person shall be deemed to be outstanding.
'Swap Termination Value' means, in respect of any one or more Hedge Agreements, after taking into account the effect of any legally enforceable netting agreement relating to such Hedge Agreements, (a) for any date on or after the date such Hedge Agreements have been closed out and termination value(s) determined in accordance therewith, such termination value(s), and (b) for any date prior to the date referenced in clause (a), the amount(s) determined as the mark-to-market value(s) for such Hedge Agreements, as determined based upon one or more mid-market or other readily available quotations provided by any recognized dealer in such Hedge Agreements (which may include a Purchaser or any Affiliate.
'Tax' means any present or future tax, levy, impost, duty, assessment, charge, fee, deduction or withholding (together with interest, penalties and other additions thereto) of any nature and whatever called, imposed, levied, collected, withheld or assessed by any Governmental Authority; provided, 'Tax on the overall net income' of a Person shall be construed as a reference to a tax imposed on all or part of the overall net income (whether worldwide, or only insofar as such overall net income is considered to arise in or to relate to a particular jurisdiction, or otherwise), a franchise Tax, and a branch profits Tax of that Person (and/or, in the case of a Purchaser, its applicable investment office) by the jurisdiction in which that Person is organized or in which that Person's applicable principal office (and/or, in the case of a Purchaser, its investment office) is located.
'Title Policy' as defined in the definition of Mortgaged Real Estate Documents.
'Transaction Costs' means the fees, costs and expenses payable by Company or any of Company's Subsidiaries to the extent paid or payable to non-Affiliates on or before the Closing Date or the Additional Notes Closing Date (as applicable) in connection with the transactions contemplated by the Note Documents.
'Transfer Agreement' means an Transfer Agreement substantially in the form of Exhibit D.
'Transfer Effective Date' as defined in Section 10.6(b).
'UCC' means the Uniform Commercial Code (or any similar or equivalent statute or law) as in effect in any applicable jurisdiction.
'Utilization' means any 'rental unit' that is rented to an unaffiliated third party under an agreement on which the rent is not past due and is in good standing.
'U.S.' means the United States of America.
'U.S. Purchaser' as defined in Section 2.19(c).
'U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate' means a certificate substantially in the form of one of Exhibits E-1, E-2, E-3 or E-4, as applicable.
'Waivable Mandatory Prepayment' as defined in Section 2.14(c).
'WARN' as defined in Section 4.19.
'Warrant Holder' means Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC.
'Warrants' means, collectively, that certain Purchase Warrant for Common Shares, dated as of the Closing Date, issued by Company to the Warrant Holder.
'Wholly-Owned' means, in reference to any Subsidiary of a specified Person, that 100% of the Capital Stock of such Subsidiary (other than (x) Directors' qualifying shares and (y) shares issued to foreign nationals to the extent required by applicable law) is owned, directly or indirectly, by such Person and/or one or more of such specified Person's other Subsidiaries that also qualify as Wholly-Owned Subsidiaries under this definition.
'Yield Maintenance Premium' as defined in the Fee Letter.
therein, this Section 1.2 shall apply equally to each other Note Document as if fully set forth therein, mutatis mutandis.
provided therein, this Section 1.3 shall apply equally to each other Note Document as if fully set forth therein, mutatis mutandis.
1.4Amendment and Restatement of Existing Note Purchase Agreement; Reaffirmation of Obligations and Security Interests.
The Company agrees and, subject to the satisfaction or waiver of the conditions precedent set forth in Section 3.3 of this Agreement, each holder of the Initial Notes, by its execution of this Agreement, hereby agrees and consents to the amendment and restatement in its entirety of the Existing Note Purchase Agreement and, upon the satisfaction or waiver of such conditions precedent, the existing Note Purchase Agreement shall be deemed to be so amended, restated, superseded and replaced in its entirety by this Agreement. It is the intention of the parties hereto that this Agreement does not constitute a novation of the obligations and liabilities under the existing Note Purchase Agreement; that this Agreement does not constitute payment or satisfaction of the Initial Notes, all references in the Note Documents, including the Collateral Documents, to any agreement shall mean the version of such agreement and as amended to the date of this Agreement; and the Collateral Documents and the security interests granted pursuant thereto shall remain in full force and effect. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Company, by its signature below, hereby affirms and confirms all of its obligations and liabilities under the Existing Note Purchase Agreement and each other Note Document, in each case after giving effect to the amendments and the transactions contemplated hereby, including the pledge of and/or grant of a security interest in its assets as Collateral pursuant to the Collateral Documents to secure such Obligations, all as provided in the Collateral Documents as originally executed, and acknowledges and agrees that such obligations, liabilities, guarantee, pledge and grant continue in full force and effect in respect of, and to secure, such Obligations under the Existing Note Purchase Agreement and the other Note Documents, in each case after giving effect to this Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby. In addition, as security for the payment and performance in full of all Secured Obligations (as defined in the Collateral Documents), each Grantor hereby grants to the Collateral Agent a security interest in and continuing lien on all of such Grantor's right, title and interest in, to and under the Collateral.
Subject to Section 2.13, all amounts owed hereunder with respect to the Initial Notes and the Additional Notes shall be Paid in Full no later than the Maturity Date. Each Purchaser's Initial Notes Purchase Commitment shall terminate immediately and fully without further action by any Person upon the issuance by Company of such Notes and purchase pursuant to such Purchaser's Initial Notes Purchase Commitment on the Closing Date. Each Purchaser's Additional Notes Purchase Commitment shall terminate immediately and fully without further action by any Person upon the issuance by Company of such Additional Notes and purchase pursuant to such Purchaser's Additional Notes Purchase Commitment on the Additional Notes Closing Date.
the sale of the Notes may be used in any manner that conflicts with Section 4.18(b) or Section 4.26(a).
permitted alternative to timely payment and shall not constitute a waiver of any Event of Default or otherwise prejudice or limit any rights or remedies of any Purchaser.
first, to the payment of all fees other than any premium, and all expenses specified in Section 10.2, in each case to the full extent thereof;
second, to the payment of any accrued interest at the Default Rate, if any;
third, to the payment of any accrued interest (other than Default Rate interest);
fourth, to the payment of the applicable premium, if any, on any Note;
fifth, except in connection with any Waivable Mandatory Prepayment as provided in Section 2.14(c), to prepay Notes on a pro rata basis (in accordance with the respective outstanding principal amounts thereof); and
sixth, to payment of any remaining Obligations then due and payable.
owing by Company to that holder with respect thereto as fully as if that holder were owed the amount of the participation held by that holder. The provisions of this Section 2.16 shall not be construed to apply to (a) any payment made by any Note Party pursuant to and in accordance with the express terms of any Note Document or (b) any payment obtained by any Purchaser as consideration for the transfer in any of its Notes or other Obligations owed to it.
'The sale of this Senior Secured Note has not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act 1933 (the 'Securities Act') or with any securities regulatory authority of any state or other jurisdiction of the United States. The holder hereof, by purchasing or otherwise acquiring this security, acknowledges that the sale of this security
has not been registered under the Securities Act. The holder agrees for the benefit of Company, any distributors or dealers and any such persons' affiliates that this security may be offered, resold, pledged or otherwise transferred only in compliance with the Securities Act and any applicable state securities laws and only (1) pursuant to Rule 144 under the Securities Act or (2) pursuant to another exemption from registration under the Securities Act, and in each case in accordance with any applicable securities laws of the states of the United States and other jurisdictions.'
|Section 3||CONDITIONS PRECEDENT|
Each Purchaser, by delivering its signature page to this Agreement and purchasing a Note on the Closing Date, shall be deemed to have acknowledged receipt of, and consented to and approved, each Note Document and each other document required to be approved by Collateral Agent or Purchasers, as applicable on the Closing Date.
Each Purchaser, by delivering its signature page to this Agreement and purchasing a Note on the Additional Notes Closing Date, shall be deemed to have acknowledged receipt of, and consented to and approved, each Note Document and each other document required to be approved by, or item or other matter required to be satisfactory to, the Collateral Agent or Purchasers, as applicable, on the Additional Notes Closing Date.
|Section 4||REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES|
In order to induce Collateral Agent and Purchasers to enter into this Agreement and to purchase the Notes, each Note Party represents and warrants to Agent and Purchaser, on the Closing Date and on each Credit Date, that the following statements are true and correct:
or other agency of government binding on Company or any of its Subsidiaries; (b) conflict with, result in a breach of or constitute (with due notice or lapse of time or both) a default under any Material Contract or any other material Contractual Obligation of Company or any of its Subsidiaries; (c) result in or require the creation or imposition of any Lien upon any of the properties or assets of Company or any of its Subsidiaries (other than Permitted Liens); or (d) require any approval of stockholders, members or partners or any approval or consent of any Person under any Material Contract or any other material Contractual Obligation of Company or any of its Subsidiaries, except for such approvals or consents that have been obtained on or before the Closing Date and have been disclosed in writing to Purchasers and except, in the case of Material Contracts or any other material Contractual Obligation, for any such consents and approvals the failure of which to obtain could not individually or in the aggregate reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
Additional Notes Closing Date, management of Company believed that the Projections were reasonable.
and each of their respective ERISA Affiliates are in compliance with all applicable provisions and requirements of ERISA and the Code and the regulations and published interpretations thereunder with respect to each Employee Benefit Plan, and have performed all their obligations under each Employee Benefit Plan. Each Employee Benefit Plan that is intended to qualify under Section 401(a) of the Code has received a favorable determination letter from the Internal Revenue Service indicating that such Employee Benefit Plan is so qualified and nothing has occurred subsequent to the issuance of such determination letter that would cause such Employee Benefit Plan to lose its qualified status. No liability to the PBGC (other than required premium payments), the Internal Revenue Service, any Employee Benefit Plan or any trust established under Title IV of ERISA has been or is expected to be incurred by Company, any of its Subsidiaries or any of their ERISA Affiliates. No ERISA Event has occurred or is reasonably expected to occur. Except to the extent required under Section 4980B of the Code or similar state laws, no Employee Benefit Plan provides health or welfare benefits (through the purchase of insurance or otherwise) for any retired or former employee of Company, any of its Subsidiaries or any of their respective ERISA Affiliates. The present value of the aggregate benefit liabilities under each Pension Plan sponsored, maintained or contributed to by Company, any of its Subsidiaries or any of their ERISA Affiliates (determined as of the end of the most recent plan year on the basis of the actuarial assumptions specified for funding purposes in the most recent actuarial valuation for such Pension Plan), did not exceed the aggregate current value of the assets of such Pension Plan. As of the most recent valuation date for each Multiemployer Plan for which the actuarial report is available, the potentialliability of Company, its Subsidiaries and their respective ERISA Affiliates for a complete withdrawal from such Multiemployer Plan (within the meaning of Section 4203 of ERISA), when aggregated with such potential liability for a complete withdrawal from all Multiemployer Plans, based on information available pursuant to Section 4221(e) of ERISA is zero. Company, each of its Subsidiaries and each of their ERISA Affiliates have complied with the requirements of Section 515 of ERISA with respect to each Multiemployer Plan and are not in material 'default' (as defined in Section 4219(c)(5) of ERISA) with respect to payments to a Multiemployer Plan.
terms of such provision). Each Note Party possesses all franchises, licenses and permits, patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade names, and rights in respect of the foregoing, material and necessary to the conduct of its business without known conflict with any rights of others. Without limiting the foregoing, on or prior to the Closing Date, Company has made all filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission required under the Securities Act, Exchange Act or the rules and regulations thereunder with respect to transactions contemplated by this Agreement to have occurred on or prior to the Closing Date, in each case, on or prior to the date required thereunder (without giving effect to any extension or possible extension of such dates permitted thereunder).
|Section 5||AFFIRMATIVE COVENANTS|
Each Note Party covenants and agrees that until Payment in Full of all Obligations, each Note Party shall perform, and shall cause each of its Subsidiaries to perform, all covenants in this Section 5.
Purchasers), and (ii) such casualty insurance, public liability insurance, third party property damage insurance with respect to liabilities, losses or damage in respect of the assets, properties and businesses of Company and its Subsidiaries as may customarily be carried or maintained under similar circumstances by Persons of established reputation engaged in similar businesses, in each case in such amounts (giving effect to self-insurance), with such deductibles, covering such risks and otherwise on such terms and conditions as shall be customary for such Persons. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Company will maintain or cause to be maintained (a) flood insurance with respect to each Flood Hazard Property that is located in a community that participates in the National Flood Program, in each case in compliance with any applicable regulations of the Board of Governors, and (b) replacement value casualty insurance on the Collateral under such policies of insurance, with such insurance companies, in such amounts, with such deductibles, and covering such risks as are at all times carried or maintained under similar circumstances by Persons of established reputation engaged in similar businesses. Each such policy of insurance shall (i) in the case of each liability insurance policy, name Collateral Agent, for the benefit of Secured Parties, as an additional insured thereunder as its interests may appear, (ii) in the case of each casualty insurance policy, contain a loss payable clause or endorsement, satisfactory in form and substance to Collateral Agent, that names Collateral Agent, for the benefit of Secured Parties as the loss payee thereunder, and (iii) in each case, provide for at least thirty days' prior written notice to Collateral Agent of any modification or cancellation of such policy.
Material Adverse Effect, and (ii) all Sanctions, Anti-Corruption and Anti-Bribery Laws, and Anti-Terrorism and Anti-Money Laundering Laws in accordance with Section 4.26(a). Each Note Party shall, and shall cause each of its Subsidiaries to, maintain the policies and procedures described in Section 4.26(b).
contained in the Note Documents with respect to Foreign Subsidiaries). Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, (A) in no event shall Mortgages be required to be delivered in respect of any leasehold interest held by Copmany or any of its Subsidiaries in any Real Estate Asset and (B) in no event shall actions (including any filings or registrations) outside of the United States or security or pledge agreements governed by any foreign law be required.
|Section 6||NEGATIVE COVENANTS|
Each Note Party covenants and agrees that until Payment in Full of all Obligations, such Note Party shall perform, and shall cause each of its Subsidiaries to perform, all covenants in this Section 6.
Notwithstanding anything in this Section 6.2 to the contrary, in no event shall any obligations of any Note Party under any Hedge Agreement be secured by any Lien.
Notwithstanding anything in this Section 6.5 to the contrary, no amount shall be permitted to be distributed by any Note Party to pay, or otherwise in connection with, any Tax resulting from the cancellation or discharge of Indebtedness.
Notwithstanding anything in this Section 6.7 to the contrary, in no event shall any Note Party make any Investment that results in or facilitates in any manner any Restricted Junior Payment not otherwise permitted under the terms of Section 6.5.
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mixed and whether tangible or intangible, whether now owned or hereafter acquired, leased (as lessee), or licensed (as licensee), or make any Acquisition, except:
transfer or conveyance under Section 548 of Title 11 of the United States Code or any comparable applicable provisions of state law; provided, solely for purposes of calculating the 'Fair Share Contribution Amount' with respect to any Contributing Guarantor for purposes of this Section 7.2, any assets or liabilities of such Contributing Guarantor arising by virtue of any rights to subrogation, reimbursement or indemnification or any rights to or obligations of contribution hereunder shall not be considered as assets or liabilities of such Contributing Guarantor. 'Aggregate Payments' means, with respect to a Contributing Guarantor as of any date of determination, an amount equal to (1) the aggregate amount of all payments and distributions made on or before such date by such Contributing Guarantor in respect of this Guaranty (including in respect of this Section 7.2), minus (2) the aggregate amount of all payments received on or before such date by such Contributing Guarantor from the other Contributing Guarantors as contributions under this Section 7.2. The amounts payable as contributions hereunder shall be determined as of the date on which the related payment or distribution is made by the applicable Funding Guarantor. The allocation among Contributing Guarantors of their obligations as set forth in this Section 7.2 shall not be construed in any way to limit the liability of any Contributing Guarantor hereunder. Each Guarantor is a third party beneficiary to the contribution agreement set forth in this Section 7.2.
of the matters referred to in Section 7.4 and any right to consent to any thereof; and (g) any defenses or benefits that may be derived from or afforded by law that limit the liability of or exonerate guarantors or sureties, or that may conflict with the terms hereof.
|Section 8||EVENTS OF DEFAULT|
THEN, (1) upon the occurrence of any Event of Default described in Section 8.1(f) or 8.1(g), automatically, and (2) upon the occurrence of any other Event of Default, upon notice to Company by Requisite Purchasers, (A) each of the following shall immediately become due and payable, in each case without presentment, demand, protest or other requirements of any kind, all of which are hereby expressly waived by each Note Party: (I) the unpaid principal amount of and accrued interest and premium on the Notes and (II) all other Obligations; (B) Requisite Purchasers may cause Collateral Agent to enforce any and all Liens and security interests created pursuant to Collateral Documents; and (C) Collateral Agent may enforce any other rights and remedies available to it under any Note Document or under applicable law.
(i) no more than five Specified Debt Prepayments may be made during the term of this Agreement; and
(ii) a Specified Debt Prepayment shall not be deemed to increase Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA for any purpose other than such for purposes of determining compliance with the Specified Financial Covenant for subsequent periods that include such Fiscal Quarter in which the Specified Debt Prepayment was made.
Until the expiration of the Cure Deadline in respect of any prospective default with respect to the Specified Financial Covenant, neither Collateral Agent or any Purchaser shall not be permitted to (and shall not) accelerate any Notes held by them or exercise any rights or remedies against any Note Party or any of the Collateral on the basis of a failure to comply with the requirements of the Specified Financial Covenant.
Upon satisfying the requirements in the previous sentence, the Note Parties shall be deemed to have satisfied the requirements of such Specified Financial Covenant as of the relevant date of determination with the same effect as though there had been no failure to comply therewith on such date of determination.
|Section 9||COLLATERAL AGENT|
Section 9 are solely for the benefit of Collateral Agent and Purchasers and no Note Party shall have any rights as a third party beneficiary of any of the provisions thereof. In performing its functions and duties hereunder, Collateral Agent shall act solely as an agent of Purchasers and does not assume and shall not be deemed to have assumed any obligation towards or relationship of agency or trust with or for Company or any of its Subsidiaries. It is understood and agreed that the use of the term 'agent' herein or in any other Note Documents (or any other similar term) with reference to Collateral Agent is not intended to connote any fiduciary or other implied (or express) obligations arising under agency doctrine of any applicable law. Instead such term is used as a matter of market custom, and is intended to create or reflect only an administrative relationship between contracting parties.
the comparative, contributory, or sole negligence of such INDEMNITEE Agent PARTY; provided, no Purchaser shall be liable for any portion of such liabilities, obligations, losses, damages, penalties, actions, judgments, suits, costs, expenses or disbursements resulting from such Indemnitee Agent Party's gross negligence or willful misconduct, as determined by a court of competent jurisdiction in a final, non-appealable order. If any indemnity furnished to any Indemnitee Agent Party for any purpose shall, in the opinion of such Indemnitee Agent Party, be insufficient or become impaired, such Indemnitee Agent Party may call for additional indemnity and cease, or not commence, to do the acts indemnified against until such additional indemnity is furnished; provided, in no event shall this sentence require any Purchaser to indemnify any Indemnitee Agent Party against any liability, obligation, loss, damage, penalty, action, judgment, suit, cost, expense or disbursement in excess of such Purchaser's Pro Rata Share thereof; provided, further, this sentence shall not be deemed to require any Purchaser to indemnify any Indemnitee Agent Party against any liability, obligation, loss, damage, penalty, action, judgment, suit, cost, expense or disbursement described in the proviso in the immediately preceding sentence
and any custodian, receiver, assignee, trustee, liquidator, sequestrator or other similar official in any such judicial proceeding is hereby authorized by each Purchaser to make such payments to Collateral Agent and, in the event that Collateral Agent shall consent to the making of such payments directly to the Purchasers, to pay to Collateral Agent any amount due for the reasonable compensation, expenses, disbursements and advances of Collateral Agent and its agents and counsel, and any other amounts due Collateral Agent under Sections 2.10, 10.2 and 10.3. To the extent that the payment of any such compensation, expenses, disbursements and advances of Collateral Agent, its agents and counsel, and any other amounts due Collateral Agent under Sections 2.10, 10.2 and 10.3 out of the estate in any such proceeding, shall be denied for any reason, payment of the same shall be secured by a Lien on, and shall be paid out of, any and all distributions, dividends, money, securities and other properties that the Purchasers may be entitled to receive in such proceeding whether in liquidation or under any plan of reorganization or arrangement or otherwise. Nothing contained in this Section 9.10 shall be deemed to authorize Collateral Agent to authorize or consent to or accept or adopt on behalf of any Purchaser any plan of reorganization, arrangement, adjustment or composition affecting the Obligations or the rights of any Purchaser or to authorize Collateral Agent to vote in respect of the claim of any Purchaser in any such proceeding.
pursuant to or in contemplation of any insolvency or bankruptcy cases or proceedings, including the engagement of a restructuring advisor or consultant satisfactory to Requisite Purchasers in their sole discretion.
that it would be permitted by an exception to, or would otherwise be within the limitations of, another covenant shall not avoid the occurrence of a Default or an Event of Default if such action is taken or condition exists.
JURISDICTION IN CONNECTION WITH THE EXERCISE OF ANY RIGHTS UNDER ANY NOTE DOCUMENT OR AGAINST ANY COLLATERAL OR THE ENFORCEMENT OF ANY JUDGMENT, AND HEREBY SUBMITS TO THE JURISDICTION OF, AND CONSENTS TO VENUE IN, ANY SUCH COURT.
bound by either the provisions of this Section 10.17 or other substantially similar confidentiality restrictions), (iii) disclosure on a confidential basis to any rating agency when required by it,(iv) disclosure on a confidential basis to the CUSIP Service Bureau or any similar agency in connection with the issuance and monitoring of CUSIP numbers with respect to the Notes, (v) disclosures in connection with the exercise of any remedies hereunder or under any other Note Document or any action or proceeding relating to this Agreement or any other Note Document or the enforcement of rights hereunder or thereunder, (vi) disclosures made pursuant to the order of any court or administrative agency or in any pending legal or administrative proceeding, or otherwise as required by applicable law or compulsory legal process (in which case such Person agrees to inform Company promptly thereof to the extent not prohibited by law), (vii) disclosures made upon the request or demand of any regulatory or quasi-regulatory authority (including the NAIC) purporting to have jurisdiction over such Person or any of its Affiliates, (viii) disclosure to any Purchasers' financing sources; provided that prior to any disclosure such financing source is informed of theconfidential nature of the information, (ix) disclosure to rating agencies and (x) disclosures with the consent of the relevant Note Party. Notwithstanding the foregoing, on or after the Closing Date, GSSLG may, at its own expense issue news releases and publish 'tombstone' advertisements and other announcements relating to this transaction in newspapers, trade journals and other appropriate media (which may include use of logos of one or more of the Note Parties) (collectively, 'Trade Announcements'). No Purchaser (other than GSSLG or its Affiliates) or Note Party shall (a) issue any Trade Announcement, (b) use or reference in advertising, publicity, or otherwise the name of Goldman Sachs, any Purchaser or any of their respective Affiliates, partners, or employees, or (c) represent that any product or any service provided has been approved or endorsed by Goldman Sachs, any Purchaser, or any of their respective Affiliates, except (i) disclosures required by applicable law, regulation, legal process or the rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission or (ii) with the prior approval of Requisite Purchasers.
that is not principal as an expense, fee, or premium rather than interest, (b) exclude voluntary prepayments and the effects thereof, and (c) amortize, prorate, allocate, and spread in equal or unequal parts the total amount of interest, throughout the contemplated term of the Obligations hereunder.
advisory or fiduciary responsibility in favor of any Note Party, its equity holders or its affiliates with respect to the transactions contemplated hereby (or the exercise of rights or remedies with respect thereto) or the process leading thereto (irrespective of whether any Purchaser has advised, is currently advising or will advise any Note Party, its equity holders or its Affiliates on other matters) or any other obligation to any Note Party except the obligations expressly set forth in the Note Documents and (y) each Purchaser is acting solely as principal and not as the agent or fiduciary of any Note Party, its management, stockholders, creditors or any other Person. Each Note Party acknowledges and agrees that it has consulted its own legal and financial advisors to the extent it deemed appropriate and that it is responsible for making its own independent judgment with respect to such transactions and the process leading thereto. Each Note Party agrees that it will not claim that any Purchaser has rendered advisory services of any nature or respect, or owes a fiduciary or similar duty to such Note Party, in connection with such transaction or the process leading thereto.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Agreement to be duly executed and delivered by their respective officers thereunto duly authorized as of the date first written above.
CAPSTONE TURBINE CORPORATION
By:/s/ Darren Jamison
Name:Darren R. Jamison
Title: President and Chief Executive Officer
CAPSTONE TURBINE INTERNATIONAL, INC.
By:/s/ Darren Jamison
Name:Darren R. Jamison
Title: President and Chief Executive Officer
CAPSTONE TURBINE FINANCIAL SERVICES, LLC
By:/s/ Darren Jamison
Name:Darren R. Jamison
Title: President and Chief Executive Officer
[Signature Page to Capstone A&R Note Purchase Agreement]
GOLDMAN SACHS SPECIALTY LENDING GROUP, L.P.,
as Collateral Agent
By:/s/ Justin Betzen
Title: Senior Vice President
GOLDMAN SACHS SPECIALTY LENDING GROUP, L.P.,
By:/s/ Justin Betzen
Title: Senior Vice President
[Signature Page to Capstone A&R Note Purchase Agreement]
TO NOTE PURCHASE AGREEMENT
Initial Notes Purchase Commitments
Notes Purchase Commitment
GOLDMAN SACHS SPECIALTY LENDING GROUP, L.P.
TO NOTE PURCHASE AGREEMENT
Additional Notes Purchase Commitments
Notes Purchase Commitment
GOLDMAN SACHS SPECIALTY LENDING GROUP, L.P.
TO NOTE PURCHASE AGREEMENT
CAPSTONE TURBINE CORPORATION
16640 Stagg Street
Van Nuys, CA 91406
Attention: Frederick S. Hencken III, Chief Financial Officer
Email: [email protected]
CAPSTONE TURBINE INTERNATIONAL, INC.
16640 Stagg Street
Van Nuys, CA 91406
Attention: Frederick S. Hencken III, Chief Financial Officer
Email: [email protected]
CAPSTONE TURBINE FINANCIAL SERVICES, LLC
16640 Stagg Street
Van Nuys, CA 91406
Attention: Frederick S. Hencken III , Chief Financial Officer
Email: [email protected]
in each case, with a copy to:
Goodwin Procter LLP
100 Northern Avenue
Boston, MA 02210
Attention: Jocelyn Arel, Esq.
Email: [email protected]
GOLDMAN SACHS SPECIALTY LENDING GROUP, L.P.
as Collateral Agent,
and a Purchaser, to its address set forth below
Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Group, L.P.
100 Crescent Court
Dallas, TX 75201
Attention: Capstone Turbine Corporation, Account Manager
And, in any event, with a copy (which copy shall not constitute notice) to:
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
One Liberty Plaza
New York, NY 10006
Attention: Sean O'Neal
Email: [email protected]